Mayor Terry Sundby opened the Public Hearing on November 7, 2022, at 7:00 pm in the Community Center. Present was Terry Sundby, David Gunderson, Aaron Rivard, Tony Safranski, Michael Pagnac, and Marion Pagnac. Absent were Anthony Deschene and David Sorenson. Terry introduced Jon Olson, the Engineer from APEX Engineering, to present the 2nd Street Improvements. On a motion by Aaron Rivard, second by David Gunderson, Resolution 24-2022 – Ordering Improvement and Preparation of Plans on 2nd Street from Hedquist Avenue to River Street was adopted.
Mayor Terry Sundby called to order the Council meeting on November 7, 2022, at 7:30 PM in the Argyle City Office. Present were Mayor Sundby, David Gunderson, and Aaron Rivard. Absent were Tony Deschene and David Sorenson. Also in attendance were Tony Safranski, Michael Pagnac, Jason Boman, and Tamara Benitt.
Motion by Aaron Rivard, second by David Gunderson, to approve the minutes of the previous meeting.
Marshall County Sheriff Jason Boman attended the Council meeting to discuss different issues within Marshall County but especially Argyle, He stated that being anonymous is no longer; however, “See something-say something.” Marshall County currently has 15 deputies and 4 working at a time unless there is an emergency.
Motion by Aaron Rivard, second by David Gunderson, to approve the Maintenance Report.
The Community Center remodel project was discussed.
Motion by Aaron Rivard, second by David Gunderson, to increase the bulk fill water rate to $18.00/1,000 gallons starting January 1, 2023, with the additional $3.00 per 1,000 gallons to go toward future Filter Plant repairs.
Terry Sundby will be contacting the Railroad about their sand pile. The pile is looking awful with weeds growing out of it.
Motion by Aaron Rivard, second by David Gunderson, to accept the sealed bid of $353.00 from Grant Bergeron for the 1998 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Pickup. Motion by Aaron Rivard, second by David Gunderson, to accept the sealed bid of $200.00 from Grant Bergeron for the 1970 C50 Dump Truck.
Building Permits: Terry Sundby – storage/office and Tony Deschene – handicapped bathroom. Motion by David Gunderson, second by Aaron Rivard, to approve building permits.
The City Office and City Shop will be closed on Friday, November 11th in honor of Veterans’ Day and Thursday, November 24th, Thanksgiving.
Special Meeting: Canvass Votes Tuesday, November 15th, 7:00 am – City Office.
There was discussion on some vacant properties’ conditions.
Motion by Aaron Rivard, second by David Gunderson, to approve the bills presented for payment, the Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, delinquent accounts, and vacation & sick leave.
No further business, motion by Aaron Rivard, second by David Gunderson, to adjourn.
City Office & City Shop Hours: Monday – Thursday 7:00 am – 4:30 pm, Friday 7:00 am – 11:00 am.
Waste Management recycling tote pickup will be on December 14th.
Credit Card Payments and ACH (automatic) payments are now available.
Argyle Area Food Shelf – St. Rose – December 13 4:30pm – 5:30pm
***NOW THAT SNOW HAS ARRIVED***
- Reminder to remove all cars and trailers from the streets for easier snow removal.
- Be courteous and stay clear from snow removal equipment.
- Give them enough room to do their job!!!
- When the streets are being cleaned, remember everyone needs to take their share of the snow. We understand your frustration, but the City Crew is doing their best!
- All gates must be kept free of snow, so meters can be read.
- You cannot push snow across the road or into the street to get it out of your driveway.
- Plowing snow out of a yard & onto or across any public road or right of way is illegal.
- Help the Fire Department: Keep your fire hydrants cleared of snow.
- GAS CUSTOMERS: All snow and ice must be cleared from your gas meter and vent. A dangerous condition exists should your gas meter and vent become blocked.
- PLEASE KEEP CHECKING THIS UNTIL THE SNOW MELTS!