City Council Minutes
July 6th, 2015
The City Council of the City of New Munich met in regular session at 6:30 p.m., in the City Hall. Jim Poepping, Dan Krueger, Pat Nathe, and Ron Doll were present, Shawn Duevel was absent.
On a motion by Ron Doll, seconded by Pat Nathe and carried the minutes from
June 1st, 2015 were approved.
Fire Chief, Allen Fiedler was present and informed the Council of one rescue and one mutual aid call which was cancelled while they were in route last month. Dustin Leukam is a new member to the fire department. Trucks are still being worked on but once complete the ISO testing will be done. Allen submitted a few bills that need to be paid, Walmart $49.62, Postage $29.40, and Melrose Truck Repair $554.38.
Kris Schiffler, owner of Shady’s Bar was present for approval of his 2am Liquor License. On a motion by Dan Krueger, seconded by Pat Nathe and carried Shady’s 2am liquor was approved.
Waste/Water Operator Brian Mehr was present and informed the Council that this will be his last meeting. Brian and Tom are working on getting the operator license switched into Tom’s name. This month they will be discharging the North pond and the South pond they will let sit until this fall and then discharge. They will be doing the nitrate and fluoride samples this month. The testing for the SIU was done for the quarter. They just have questions about the amount of flow. The chlorine and fluoride meters were installed.
Cindy Pundsack was present and informed the Council that there were some issues with their neighbor. She was wondering if they could extend the length of the fence which is on the property line between them and their neighbor, Danny Schwieters. The City Council informed Cindy that she would need to attend the Planning and Zoning meeting. The City Clerk will contact the City Attorney for more information on extending the fence which is owed by their neighbor Danny Schwieters.
Tom Newman was present to see if he would need a permit from the City to clean out his self-made pond. The City said no.
Ryan Saurer, from Preferred Control was present to get the written contract signed to install the SCADA system.
Mayor, Jim Poepping informed the Council that he finally got a hold of H & H Contracting to clean, repair and paint the tower.
On a motion by Dan Krueger, seconded by Pat Nathe and carried the following bills were approved.
Ron Doll $54.02
Brian Mehr $491.42
Gerald Revermann $112.67
Jim Rieland $445.22
Otto Thelen $461.75
Kelly Thielen $794.01
Tom Valeruis $240.11
Tom Valeruis $300.14
Kelly Thielen $46.94
Gerald Revermann $10.00
Ron Doll $13.75
Tom Valerius $112.35
Allen Fiedler $79.02
Jovanovich, Kadlec & Athmann $37.50
Melrose Plumbing and Heating $60.00
MN Public Facilities Authority $28,305.62
Central McGowan $155.36
Melrose Truck Repair $554.38
Customized Fire Rescue Training $750.00
Stearns DHIA Central Lab $144.00
Danny’s Disposal $57.10
New Munich Fire Relief Assoc. $9,617.77
Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer $2,424.00
Preferred Controls $2,875.00
Melrose Main Street Repair $25.00
Gopher State One Call $11.60
Worms Lumber $403.37
New Munich Oil Co $110.58
Sally Koltes $288.09
Kurt Thelen $98.80
On a motion by Dan Krueger, seconded by Pat Nathe and carried the meeting was adjourned at 7:40pm.