Minutes of The City Council


 

 Minutes of the City of Porter

Regular Council Meeting

Monday, December 1, 2008

6:30 p.m.

 

 

Mayor Donald Verschelde called the regular city council meeting to order.

Those present were Darlene Moeller, Don Verschelde, Bonnie Olson, Kim Jelen and Judy Verschelde.

Also present were Larry Stoks, Scott Wiese and Chad Leibel both from Otter Tail Power.

A motion was made by Kim Jelen, seconded by Darlene Moeller to approve the November 3, 2008 city council minutes. All in favor, no one opposed.

Larry Stoks gave the water report. The water usage for December was 328,000 gallons. The meters on the lift station were having issues, Larry has gotten them resolved.  The ponds have been discharged.

Scott Wiese and Chad Leibel were present from Otter Tail to discuss the franchise renewal contract.

                                          RESOLUTION 03-2008

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the City of Porter approves an Ordinance granting Otter Tail Power Company permission to erect, construct, install and maintain within the City of Porter, Minnesota, an electric light and power system and transmission lines and to operate the same to install conduits, poles, wires, pipes and other fixtures in, upon and under the streets, alleys, bridges and public grounds of said City for the purpose of furnishing electric light, heat and power to said City and the inhabitants thereof. All voted in favor, no one opposed. This ordinance was adopted by the City Council on December 1, 2008.

                                      RESOLUTION 04-2008

BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Porter, Minnesota, County of Yellow Medicine, Minnesota that the following sums of money be levied for the current year collectible in 2009 upon taxable property in the City of Porter, Minnesota.

                                   FINAL LEVY: $40,416.38

                                 FINAL BUDGET: $104,666.38

A motion was made by Kim Jelen, seconded by Darlene Moeller approving the above resolution. All in favor, no one opposed. Adopted by the City Council on December 1, 2008.

A motion was made by Darlene Moeller, seconded by Kim Jelen to approve the bills as read. All in favor, no one opposed.

A motion was made by Kim Jelen, seconded by Darlene Moeller to adjourn the meeting. All in favor, no one opposed.

 

 

Bonnie Olson, Clerk

City of Porter

 

 


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