Minutes of The City Council


Regular City Council Meeting Minutes

City of Porter

November 4, 2013, 6:30 p.m.

 

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

 

Council members present were Kim Jelen, Donald Verschelde, Josh Sumption, Pat Vlaminck, Darlene Moeller, and Judy Verschelde.  Also present was Larry Stoks.

 

Mayor Donald Verschelde called for the reading of the minutes of the October 7, 2013 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.

 

A motion was made by Pat Vlaminck, seconded by Josh Sumption, to assess any delinquent water/sewer/garbage bills to the owners taxes.  All were in favor with none opposed.  Motion was carried.

 

Water will be shut off at the park.

 

A motion was made by Josh Sumption, seconded by Darlene Moeller, to approve a building permit to Dan & Judy Verschelde.  All were in favor with none opposed.  Motion was carried.

 

Water usage was 396,000 gallons

 

Resolution 02-2013

 

A RESOLUTION OPTING TO JOIN THE VOLUNTARY STATEWIDE LUMP SUM VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER RETIREMENT PLAN

 

The City Council of the City of Porter, Minnesota, does ordain:

 

            WHEREAS, The City is authorized to join the Voluntary Statewide Lump-Sum Volunteer Firefighter Retirement Plan administered by the Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and,

 

            WHEREAS, The City and the City’s Fire Department Relief Association have jointly consented to and obtained a cost analysis for joining the Voluntary Statewide Lump-Sum Volunteer Firefighter Retirement Plan from PERA no more than 120 days ago and,

 

            WHEREAS, the City highly values the contributions of the City Fire Department members to the safety and well being of our community and wishes to safeguard their pension investments in a prudent manner.

 

            NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the City Council of the City of Porter, Minnesota:

 

1.      The City hereby approves coverage by and requests participation in the Voluntary Statewide Lump-Sum Volunteer Firefighter Retirement Plan administered by PERA under the terms provided in the PERA cost analysis at the $500.00 benefit level per year of service, and

2.      The City Clerk/Administrator and Mayor are hereby authorized to execute all documents necessary to effectuate the intent of this resolution.

 

The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was proposed by Councilmember, Josh Sumption, and was duly seconded by Councilmember, Darlene Moeller, and upon vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor:

            All

 

and the following voted against the same:

            None

 

            WHEREUPON said Resolution was declared duly passed and adopted by the City Council of the City of Porter, on November 4, 2013.

 

 

A motion was made by Darlene Moeller & seconded by Pat Vlaminck to pay the bills as read.  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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