Minutes of The City Council


Special City Council Meeting New Fire Truck Grant / Loan Meeting

City of Porter

Monday, June 22, 2009, 6:30 p.m.



Mayor Donald Verschelde called the special city council meeting to order.  The purpose of the meeting was the signing of documents regarding the USDA grant and loan for a new fire truck.


Council members present were Eric Dybsetter, Kim Jelen, Darlene Moeller, Donald Verschelde, and Pat Vlaminck.


Also present were Shane Hastings and Megan Gernentz, Area Specialists for the USDA office in Marshall, MN.


Shane Hastings explained all documents relating to the fire truck grant and loan.  Council members signed documents as required.


Resolution 02-2009


BE IT RESOLVED that the Porter City Council accepts USDA Loan Resolution (per document USDA Form RD 1942-47 Rev. 12-97) for the principle amount of $100,000.00


A motion was made by Darlene Moeller to approve Resolution 02-2009.  Kim Jelen seconded the motion.  All were in favor with none opposed, and the motion was carried.


Shane Hastings explained some handicapped accessibility items that should be improved or added to the city hall / fire hall.  A 20 X 16 concrete handicapped parking space must be provided.  All door handles should be of the lever type.  At least 1 handicapped accessible restroom should be provided.


Shane Hastings explained that non-discrimination statements should be added to the city web site and any city correspondences, including billings of the fire department.


Pat Vlaminck made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Kim Jelen seconded the motion.  All were in favor with none opposed, and the motion was carried. 





Eric D. Dybsetter, Clerk

City of Porter

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