Minutes of The City Council


Regular City Council Meeting Minutes

City of Porter

December 5, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

 

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

 

Council members present were Kim Jelen, Judy Verschelde, Donald Verschelde, Josh Sumption, Darlene Moeller, and Pat Vlaminck.  Also present was Paul Olson with DSI.

 

Mayor Donald Verschelde called for the reading of the minutes of the October 3, 2011 Regular City Council meeting.  Minutes were approved as read in a motion by Pat Vlaminck, seconded by Darlene Moeller. All were in favor with none opposed, and the motion was carried.

 

Paul Olson gave an update on the grant status.

 

Resolution 7-2011

Local Grant Application Resolution

 

BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Canby, Minnesota, act as the legal sponsor for the project contained in the FY 2012 Small Cities Development Grant Short Form Application to be submitted on or before 11/17/11, & that the Mayor of Canby & the Canby City Clerk are hereby authorized to apply to the Department of Employment & Economic Development for funding of this project on behalf of the City of Canby & the City of Porter.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City of Porter has the legal authority to apply for financial assistance, and the institutional, managerial, & financial capability to ensure adequate construction, operation, maintenance & replacement of the proposed project for its design life.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City of Porter has not violated any Federal, State, or local laws pertaining to fraud, bribery, graft, kickbacks, collusion, conflict of interest, or other unlawful or corrupt practice.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that upon approval of its application by the State, the City of Canby may enter into an agreement with the State of Minnesota for the approved project on behalf of the City of Canby & the City of Porter, and that the City of Porter certifies that it will comply with all applicable laws & regulations as stated in all contract agreements.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor of Canby & the Canby City Clerk, or their successors in office, are hereby authorized to execute such agreements, and amendments thereto, as are necessary to implement the project on behalf of the City of Canby & the City of Porter.

 

I CERTIFY THAT Josh Sumption made the above resolution and it was seconded by Pat Vlaminck, and adopted by the City Council of the City of Porter, Minnesota, on November 7, 2011.

 

  

 

Resolution 8-2011

Resolution Committing Local Funds to Small Cities Development Grant

 

WHEREAS, the City of Porter wishes to apply for a FY 2012 Small Cities Development Grant in partnership with the City of Canby; and,

 

WHEREAS, the City of Porter wishes to commit local funds currently held in a revolving fund towards the proposed Small Cities Development Grant;

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, in a motion by Pat Vlaminck & seconded by Darlene Moeller, that the City of Porter commits funds, not currently allocated to other projects, to the Small Cities Development Grant.

 

ADOPTED by the Porter City Council this 7th day of November, 2011.

 

 

616,000 gallons of water were used.

 

Darlene Moeller made a motion to pay the bills as read.  Josh Sumption seconded the motion.  All were in favor with none opposed, and the motion was carried.

 

A motion was made by Pat Vlaminck, seconded by Josh Sumption, to adjourn the meeting.  All were in favor with none opposed, and the motion was carried.

Kim Jelen, Clerk

City of Porter

 


 
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