Aitkin City Council sets meeting for City Administrator interviews, approve security cameras at City Park at September 22nd meeting

Aitkin City Council sets meeting for City Administrator interviews, approve security cameras at City Park at September 22nd meeting

September 24, 2021 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (9/24/21)

(Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin City Council moved their meeting to Wednesday, September 22nd to discuss setting up City Administrator Interviews and review City Improvements from the Aitkin Public Library Community Room.

A representative from David Drown Associates gave the firm’s Classification and Compensation Study to the Council for the benefit of the City of Aitkin.

The Council will review the findings from the Pay Study and make a decision on updating the City’s Pay Scale at their October 18th meeting. The Council did approve an updated job description for the Confidential Record Secretary and an Memorandum of Understanding with Aitkin Police Records Technician Amy Dotzler. 

Aitkin Mayor Megan Workman issued a statement for City employees and residents concerning private healthcare information.

Mayor Workman and the Council also took a moment to recognize District 10B State Representative Dale Lueck for a recent distinction.

Approval was given for the assigning the TIF Agreement of River’s Edge Assisted Living to Aikin Real Assets, LLC of Minnetonka and the resolution for the adoption of the 2022 Preliminary Budget & Tax Levy. 

The Council also set a special meeting for City Administrator interviews for October 6th starting at 1pm. Approval was also given for change orders for the 2021 City Improvements for replacing damaged concrete curb and gutter along 1st Street NE. A 4-way stop will also be put in place at the intersection of 1st Street NW and 5th Avenue NW.

Council member Jason Henke spoke about security camera installation in the City Park after recent vandalism and destruction of property.

The City of Aitkin received a bid from Boyd Electric for the camera installation of $6,890 and accepted the bid. 

The Aitkin City Council will next meet on Monday, October 4th at 6pm from the Community Room of the Aitkin Public Library.