Minutes of The City Council


Regular City Council Meeting Minutes

City of Porter

December 7, 2015  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, Judy Verschelde, and Darlene Moeller.  Also present were Emily Zandt with UMVRDC and Tim Yerigan with YMC Emergency Management.

 

Mayor Donald Verschelde called for the reading of the minutes of the November 2, 2015 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.

 

Resolution 04-2015

 

BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Porter, in the County of Yellow Medicine and the State of Minnesota, that the City of Porter will adopt the Yellow Medicine County All Hazard Mitigation Plan.

 

Adopted by the City Council on December 7, 2015.

 

A motion was made by Darlene Moeller, seconded by Pat Vlaminck, to approve Resolution 04-2015. All were in favor with none opposed, and the motion was carried.

 

Resolution 05-2015

 

BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Porter, in the County of Yellow Medicine and the state of Minnesota that the following sums of money are to be levied for the current year collectible in 2016 upon taxable property within the City:

 

Final Levy        $51,059.26

Final Budget    $120,000.00

 

A motion was made by Pat Vlaminck & seconded by Darlene Moeller, to approve Resolution 05-2015.  All were in favor with none opposed, and the motion was carried.

 

A discussion was held regarding the barking dogs at the Merritt Farm.

 

A motion was made by Josh Sumption, seconded by Darlene Moeller, to restrict $100,000.00 from the general fund to street improvements.  All were in favor with none opposed, and the motion was carried.

 

The new generator for the Fire Hall is here & will be installed.

 

362,000 gallons of water were used.

 

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

 

A motion was made by Darlene Moeller, seconded by Pat Vlaminck, 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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