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December 2, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Government Center
75 Callaway St E

St. Joseph, MN 56374
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City Council Meeting

Monday, December 2, 2019

St. Joseph City Council

December 2, 2019

6:00 PM



1.             6:00   PM          Call to order - Pledge of Allegiance  


2.             Public Comments          Up to 3 speakers will be allowed for up to 3 minutes each to address the council with questions/concerns/comments (regarding an item NOT on the agenda).  No Council response or action will be given/taken other than possible referral to Administration.


3.             Approve Agenda


4.             Consent Agenda

a.     Minutes – Requested Action:  Approve the minutes of November 18, 2019.

b.    Bills Payable – Requested Action: Approve check numbers 055397-055442 and Payroll EFT #111767-111780 and accounts payable EFT #001903-001905.

c.     Annual Licenses – Requested Action: Issue malt liquor, cigarette, and amusement licenses based on the presented list for the license period January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

d.    Transfers – Requested Action: approve the operating transfers as presented.

e.     Pay Application No. 3 – Requested Action: Approve application for payment no. 3 in the amount of $723,355.12 to R. L. Larson for the 2019 Industrial Park East Improvements.

f.     Pay Application No. 2 – Requested Action: Approve application for payment no. 2 in the amount of $613,907.68 to Knife River Corporation for the 2019 Street Improvements.

g.    Sergeant Job Description – Requested Action: Approve the Sergeant job description as presented, allowing the same to be filled.

h.     Pay Application No. 7 – Requested Action: Approve application for payment no. 6 in the amount of $20,763.49 to R. L. Larson for the MN Street Trail project.

i.      Donations – Requested Action: Accept the donations and contributions as presented.

j.      Early Voting Agreement – Requested Action: Authorize the Administrator to execute the Early Voting Agreement with Stearns County for the 2020 Elections.

k.     Final Assessment Roll, Industrial Park Improvements – Requested Action: Authorize the Mayor and Administrator to execute Resolution 2019-067 Adopting Final Assessment Roll.

l.      Sustainable Farming Association Raffle Request – RequestedAction: Authorize the Mayor and Administrator to waive the $40 fee and allow Sustainable Farming Association to conduct a raffle in the city limits of St. Joseph.


5.             6:00 PM                        Truth in Taxation Public Hearing


6.             6:15 PM                        Public Hearing, 2020 Fee Schedule


7.             District 742 Space Request – Adult Basic Education


8.             Engineer Reports

a.     Agreement for Professional Services – MN Streetscape Study


9.             Mayor Reports


10.          Closed Meeting – Pursuant to MN Statutes 13D.05, Subd 3(c) and 13D.03, the City Council will enter into closed session to discuss the following:

a.     Real Estate

b.    Review Union Proposals


11.          Adjourn