Mayor Robert Clausen called to order the June 5, 2017 Argyle City Council meeting at 7:00PM. Council members present were Mayor Clausen, Howard McLean, David Gunderson, Anthony Deschene, and Aaron Rivard. Also in attendance were Jon Pauna and Kevin Bucholz of Moore Engineering, Inc. and Vicki Tulibaski. Motion by Anthony Deschene, second by Howard McLean, to approve the minutes of the previous meeting. Motion carried.
Jon Pauna & Kevin Bucholz of Moore Engineering addressed the Council. They focus strictly on municipals and would like to work with Argyle on a project. They would be more than willing to sit down and go over upcoming projects and help facilitate a funding package. They thanked the Council for giving them an opportunity to speak and then left the meeting.
The Council reviewed and approved the written Maintenance Report.
The Council again discussed the need for a Safety Policy. David Gunderson agreed to revise and simplify the old safety policy and will bring it back to the office to be retyped and then the Council can review. This will be discussed at the July or August meeting whenever David has it ready.
The Council discussed the new fire truck and new door and work to be done. The Clerk has not received the final dollar amount on the truck and no bids have been received for the door. A special meeting may need to be held for Council approval.
David Gunderson presented information on storage containers from Storage Pros in Grafton. Tony Safranski arrived at the meeting. Tony stated that Mitch Borowicz is willing to sell two containers. Melissa Knutson of CPS Engineering arrived at the meeting. The Council approved purchasing up to two containers from Mitch Borowicz, if they are both needed.
Melissa Knutson reviewed the updated concept of a replat in Bradford’s Addition that they asked Melissa to draw up at the May meeting. The Council made several changes. Melissa will draft up plat for the Council to approve and then record with the County. Melissa then left the meeting.
The Council approved by resolution the Temporary Community Festival Liquor Licenses for the Argyle American Legion and The Dell Steakhouse & Lounge, LLC for Meet Your Neighbor Day weekend.
The Council reviewed and approved the building permit applications of Sandy Magnusson, landscape yard; Brian & Dana Kloeppner, fence for dogs; Al Larson, new home; and Bob Clausen, shingles, windows and siding.
The Pet Vaccination Clinic will be June 13th from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM at the City Shop.
Per request, the Council waived the utility deposits for Craig Sundby and Austin Sundby as their accounts are in good standing with the City.
The Council discussed and decided to apply for a Child Labor Exemption Permit from the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry.
The old Christmas decorations were advertised on the LMC website for a month and there was no interest. They will be scraped out.
The Council denied a request for comp time.
The Council then discussed and approved moving the July Council meeting to July 11th at 7:00PM.
The Council approved the purchase of an 11M gas meter from Energy Economics.
The Council reviewed and approved the bills presented for payment.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned.