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City Council Meeting for Monday, August 19th, at 4:30PM

AGENDA
City of International Falls - City Council Regular Meeting
4:30 P.M., Monday, August 19, 2019
Council Chamber, 600 Fourth Street
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG CALL TO ORDER
ROLL CALL
 
APPROVE AGENDA WITH ANY ADDITIONS/DELETIONS TO THE AGENDA (only by unanimous consent).
 
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
l . Minutes of the Monday, August 5, 2019 Committee-of-the-Whole meeting (Council action)
2. Minutes of the Monday, August 5, 2019 regular City Council meeting (Council action)
 
PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND APPROVAL FOR 
PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS PAYABLE
 
1. Adopt Resolution No. -19,Approving Transfers, Payment of Claims and Accounts Payable (Council action)
 
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)
1. Accept low bid and approve first reading of Contract Ordinance # approving the lowest responsible bid for the 14th Avenue Reconstruction Project, to Bowman Asphalt Products, Inc. in the amount of $380,489 and authorize sigiatures. (Council action)
 
Bids
 
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. Approve Professional and Technical Services Contract Amendment No, 2 between the State of Minnesota and the City of International Falls Fire Department Reflecting transition from Homeland Security and Emergency Management to State Fire Marshall Division and authorize signatures
 
2. Approve/allow necessary expenses for two (2) administrative staff to attend the Civic Systems, 19th Annual Symposium, September 12-13, 2019 in Wisconsin Dells, WI
 
3. Year 2019 license for Curb Appeal Lawn Care — snowplow license
 
Consent Agenda
 
NEW BUSINESS
l . Consider request to suspend Calendar Parking in a two (2) block area around 125 Park Avenue on September 7, 2019 for an auction (Council action)
 
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2. Adopt Resolution No. -19 approving application to conduct off-site gambling for the Ranier Recreation Club on October 6, 2016 at the Elks Lodge #1599 (Council action) 
 
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3. Accept letter of resignation from Katie Kvilvang, Emergency Medical Technician effective September 1, 2019 (Council action)
 
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4. Accept letter of resignation from Jacob Harris, as fulltime Firefighter Engineer effective August 23, 2019, further approving him as a spare Firefighter Engineer effective August 23, 2019 (Council action)
 
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5. Letter of support for Border to Border Broadband initative
 
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6. Any other business.
 
 
REPORTS OF ALL BOARDS COMMITTEES AND DEPARTMENT HEADS
 
1. Reports of the Administrator, Attorney, and Department Heads
2. Reports of the Mayor, Council Committees, Boards and Commissions
 
Reports
 
AUDIENCE - OPEN FORUM
 
 
 
CORRESPONDENCE
? August 2, 2019 — letter from Citizens for Backus/AB thanking the City for the letter of support for their USDA Rural Development grant application
? August 5, 2019 — letter from MN Board of FireFighter Training and Education notification additional training funds
? August 6, 2019 — letter to Koochiching County Planning & Zoning Commission supporting change of zoning and conditional use pennit for the Extreme Winter Testing Facility
REMINDERS
1. * *Next regular City Council meeting is Image September 3, 2019 at 4:30 P.M. ** Date changed due to Labor Day Holiday
ADJOURNMENTNote: Matters inappropriate för consideration at the meeting or not in the order specified shall not be considered except l) with the unanimous consent of the members of the City Council, or 2) scheduled public hearings or bid lettings, but not beföre the time stated in the notice.
The City of International Falls complies with the Americans with Disability Act. Individuals with disabilities requiring special aids should contact the City Administrator, 600 Fourth Street, International Falls, MN, 56649, 218-283-9484, at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.