Crosby City Council begins Croft Mine property acquisition process at September 13th meeting

Crosby City Council begins Croft Mine property acquisition process at September 13th meeting

September 15, 2021 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (9/16/21)

(Crosby, MN) — City improvements projects continued to see movements during the Crosby City Council meeting from Monday night.

The Council did approve items from the Consent Agenda of payment for lift station improvements from Thul Specialty Contracting, a special event application for St Joseph’s Catholic Church, and conditional hire for Part Time Position in the Police Department.

City Administrator Matthew Hill presented to the Council a resolution for the property acquisition for the area including the Croft Mine.

The Council voted in favor of beginning the property acquisition process with the DNR as well as the bid for the sidewalk construction project. The resolution of the Master Service Agreement with Deerwood Technology was tabled until a later meeting pending further review by the Council. Approval was also given for a salary increase of 5.6% for the City Administrator.

Hallett Center General Manager Ivan Bartha spoke to the Council on the purchase of a Zamboni.

The Council did approve to enter a purchase agreement pending inspection and availability, and not to exceed $100,000. Bartha also presented on approving Merit increases for eligible employees at the Hallett Center.

The Council did also accept $20,000 from Deerwood Bank for the 4th of July Fireworks put on by the Crosby Fire Department.

The Crosby City Council will next meet on Monday, September 27th at 6pm from the City Hall Council Chambers.