City of International Falls – City Council Regular Meeting 8-16-21

City of International Falls – City Council Regular Meeting 8-16-21

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City of International Falls – City Council Regular Meeting

5:30 P.M., Monday, August 16, 2021

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVE AGENDA WITH ANY ADDITIONS/DELETIONS TO THE AGENDA (only by unanimous consent).

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

1. Minutes of the Monday, August 2, 2021 regular City Council meeting (Council action)

PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

l. Adopt Resolution No. -2021, Approving Transfers, Payment of Claims and Accounts Payable

(Council action)

AUDIENCE — OPEN FORUM (The Open Forum is an opportunity for the audience to address the City Council on any matter not listed on the agenda. Please limit your comments to five minutes.)

PUBLIC HEARING

OPENING BIDS (AND/OR OUOTES)

OLD BUSINESS

l. Consider Second and Final reading of Ordinance No. 44, 5th Series amending Ordinance 26, 5th Series to correct the legal description of the land being annexed to the City of International Falls (Council action)

CONSENT AGENDA The Consent Agenda allows the City Council to take action on routine matters by one motion that shall not be debated and shall be adopted by unanimous vote of those present. Any individual Council member may remove an item from the Consent Agenda for discussion on the regular agenda. (Council action)

NEW BUSINESS

  • Consider road closure request for Holiday Parade (start 6:00 p.m.), use of Smokey Bear Park, and fireworks on Friday, November 26, 2021 — Robert & Andrea Pastor, Rainy Lake Medical Center (Council action)
  • Acknowledge promotion to Sergeant position, as presented by Chief Michael Kostiuk (Council information)
  • Approve airport grant agreements (Council action)
  • Consider request to replace 2011 Tandem Dump Truck- Ted Brokaw, Public Works Director (Council action)
  • Consider expenditure from Park/Recreation Fund 211 for Zamboni batteries — Ted Brokaw, Public Works Director (Council action)
  • Resolution No. -2021 approving application for exempt permit for International Falls Figure Skating Club to conduct a raffle on March 27, 2022 at Bronco Arena, 1515 1 I th Street ( Council action)
  • Resolution No. -2021 approving application for exempt permit for Bucks Safety Process, Inc., to conduct a raffle on November 16, 2021 at PCA, 400 2nd Street (Council action)
  • Public Works Committee recommendation:
    • Authorize Public Works Director to request quotes for the Vactor garage plumbing upgrades (Council action)
  • Committee-of-the-Whole recommendation:
    • Consider Vacant Building Registration Application and fee schedule (Council action)
  • Human Resources Committee recommendation:
    • Appointment of a Human Resources/Safety Director for the City of Intemational Falls (Council action)
  • Consider request to hire a paid on-call EMT-B, as presented by Chief Adam Mannausau
  • Any other business.

REPORTS OF ALL BOARDS COMMITTEES AND DEPARTMENT HEADS

l . Reports of the Administrator, Attorney, and Department Heads

City Attorney

  1. Blight monthly report (Council information)
  2. Police Monthly Report, July 2021 (Council information)
  3. Fire/EMS Monthly Report, July 2021 (Council information)

2. Reports of the Mayor, Council Committees, Boards and Commissions

AUDIENCE – OPEN FORUM

CORRESPONDENCE

REMINDERS

  1. Public Hearing on proposed Ordinance that would amend the City Charter — Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 5:00 P.M.
  2. * *Next regular City Council meeting is Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 5:30 P.M.

* *Notice, date changed due to the Labor Day holiday