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City Council Meeting for Monday, January 7th, at 4:30PM

AGENDA

City of International Falls - City Council Regular Meeting

4:30 P.M., Monday, January 7, 2019 (immediately following Organizational Meeting) Council Chamber, 600 Fourth Street

APPROVE AGENDA WITH ANY ADDITIONS/DELETIONS TO THE AGENDA (only by unanimous consent).

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

1. Minutes of the Monday, December 17, 2018 regular City Council meeting (Council action)

PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

l. Adopt Resolution No. -19, Approving Transfers, Payment of Claims and Accounts Payable (Council action)

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AUDIENCE — OPEN FORUM (The Open Forum is an opportunity for the audience to address the City Council on any matter not listed on the agenda. Please limit your comments to five minutes.)

PUBLIC HEARING OPENING BIDS (AND/OR OUOTES)

OLD BUSINESS

CONSENT AGENDA The Consent Agenda allows the City Council to take action on routine matters by one motion that shall not be debated and shall be adopted by unanimous vote of those present. Any individual Council member may remove an item from the Consent Agenda for discussion on the regular agenda. (Council action)

  1. Year 2019 license renewal
  2. Approve travel and continuing education training expenses for Kelly Meyers to attend the ICC Upper Great Plains Region Ill Educational Institute on February 5-8, 2019; the Energy Design Conference February 25-27, 2019; and quarterly Arrowhead Chapter Building Official Meetings
  3. Approve travel and training expenses for Ted Brokaw to attend various conferences and seminars in 2019 per attached request
  4. Approve IRS mileage reimbursement rate for 2019
  5. Approve LMCIT Liability Coverage Waiver Form to not waive limits on Municipal Tort Liability and authorize signatures
  6. Approve travel and expenses for Council to attend the League of Minnesota Cities 2019 Legislative Conference in St. Paul on February 20 - 21, 2019
  7. Accept with appreciation the donation of a pallet (l -ton) of white paper from Packaging Corporation of America (PCA)
  8. Adopt Resolution No. -19, Revising Resolution No. 59-18 Approving the International Falls Volunteer Firefighters to join the Voluntary Statewide Lump-Sum Volunteer Firefighter Retirement Plan with a benefit level of $3,600 per year of service versus $3,300 (Council action)

Consent Agenda

NEW BUSINESS

Mayoral Proclamation declaring January 27 February 2, 2019 as Catholic Schools Week at St. Thomas Aquinas School (Council action)

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      Mayoral Proclamation In Observance of Mr. Allan Anderson's 100th Birthday (Council action)

       CCMeet02

      Citizens for Backus/AB, Ward Men-ill (Council information)

      CCMeet03

      Public forum and presentation on the Koochiching County Housing Study at 6:00 p.m., on Thursday, January 1 7, 2019 at        the Backus Community Center Auditorium (Council infonnation)

       CCMeet04

       Consider travel and training expenses for Fire/Rescue/EMS staff to attend the Arrowhead EMS Conference and Expo in           Duluth from January 23 — 27, 2019, Mayor Anderson (Council action)

       CCMeet05

       Approve the Northeast MN Regional Emergency Communications Board (ECB) Bylaws and Joint Powers Agreement for         2019 and authorize signatures (Council action)

        CCMeet06

       Approve Dental Insurance Renewal with rate increases from National Insurance Services (Ameritas Life Insurance                  Corp), effective January 1, 2019, and authorize signatures (Council action)

       CCMeet07

       Approve Image Trend Elite Product Upgrade Software Licensing Agreement (Council action)

       CCMeet08

 

       Any other business.

 

       Reminders: City Offices will be closed January 21, 2019 for Martin Luther King Day Holiday

                           Next regular City Council Meeting will be Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 4:30 P.M.