Deer River City Council Minutes

CITY OF DEER RIVER

    a) Regular Meeting Minutes

07/24/2017

 

I. Call to order 6:00 P.M.

 

II. Present Mayor Geving, Council members Pat Richards, Barb Serfling, absent Chris Reed and Wade Reed. Also, present Administrator Mark Box, Police Chief Tammy Perry and reporter Louise McGregor.

 

III. Pledge

 

IV. Minutes Motion by Pat, second by Barb to approve the minutes of the June 26th regular meeting as written.

 

V. Bills After discussion, motion by Pat, second by Barb to approve bills in the amount of $90,252.91 and inter-fund loans to cover negative fund balances. MCU

 

VI. City Attorney Did not attend.

VII. City Engineer Did not attend

VIII. Public Works business tabled until the next Council meeting.

IX Police Department Tammy reported on 172 calls for the month this was up from last year’s total of 126 calls.

The Wild Rice Festival and the BBQ &Brew Fest went off without any problems. Both events were well attended.

Tammy asked the Council to think about putting cameras up in different places throughout the city, Itasca County is putting cameras up around the county and said we could be part of their system. The city would purchase the cameras and pay for the cost to power them. Tammy will bring back more information at a later date.

 

Officer Mike Cowan has turned in his letter of resignation effective August 6th. Mike has asked if he could continue to work as a part time officers for the city if he is needed. Tammy asked to post the position both internally and externally. Motion by Barb, second by Pat to post the full-time police officer position both internally and externally. MCU Motion by Pat, second by Barb to approve the Police report. MCU

X Administrator Report Motion by Pat, second by Barb to table all other reports until the next regular meeting.

 

Mark asked for approval on resolution 2017-21 authorizing the sale of property in the Aspenwood Addition. Motion by Pat, second by Barb to approve resolution 2017-27 MCU

 

Motion by Barb, second by Pat to approve the hire of Roxanne Wicklund for the part time License Bureau position effectiv Tuesday July 25th. Motion by Pat second by Barb to approve the Administrators report. MCU

XI Adjournment Motion by Pat second by Barb to adjourn. MCU. Meeting adjourned at 6:11 PM.

 

Respectfully submitted by, Mark Box, City Administrator

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Approved by the City Council at the regular meeting on August 14th, and signed by Mayor Geving.

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