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City Council Agenda

Monday, December 17, 2007
7:00 PM

I. CALL TO ORDER
II. ROLL CALL
III. DETERMINATION OF QUORUM
IV. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Approve Minutes Regular Meeting on December 3, 2007
V. COUNCIL ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED
Presentation of 2007 Employee Recognition Awards

5 years
Nick Egger (engineering)
John Hinzman (planning)

15 years
Bill McNamara (public works)
Gary Ruedy (public works)

25 years
Jim McGree (parks)
Chuck Paulson (fire)
Shirley Soggiorno (TRAC)

10 years
Anthony Miller (police)

20 years
Joe Kegley (police)
Mark Peine (public works)
Jim Rgnonti (police)
Kevin Smith (parks)
Doug Weber (public works)

30 years
Mark Holmes (fire—retired)

 

Presentation of Certificate of Appreciation - Police Civil Service Commissioner Marty Jurgensen

Fire Department Recognition

VI. CONSENT AGENDA
The items on the Consent Agenda are to be acted upon by the City Council in a single motion.  There will be no discussion on these items unless a Councilmember or citizen so requests, in which event the items will be removed from the Consent Agenda to the appropriate Department for discussion.
  1. Pay Bills as Audited
  2. Table Request: Vacation of Right-of-Way #2007-53 – Lea Street and 4th Street (Chapman and Freeman)
  3. Final Payment—Project 2005-2: Zweber Lane Area Improvements: Pember Excavating Inc. ($4,000.00)
  4. Final Payment—Project 2007-4: Quiet Zone Median Improvements: Midwest Concrete Specialties Inc. ($514.19)
  5. Final Payment—Project 2007-3: 2nd Street & Bailly Street Watermain Extensions: Otto Excavating ($2,236.95)
  6. Pay Estimate #7—Project 2007-1: 5th Street Area Improvements: Arcon Construction ($238,447.44)
  7. Schedule Public Hearing to Consider Street Closing Request for 2008 Historic Hastings Saturday Night Cruise-In Events
  8. 2008 Non-Union Compensation Schedule Adjustment
  9. Appointment—DCC Board of Directors
  10. Reappoint Planning Commission Members
  11. Reappoint Economic Development Commission Members
  12. Reappoint NRRC Commission Members
  13. Approve Consultant Selection for Sanitary Sewer Comprehensive Plan
  14. Resolution—Approving 2008 Massage License Renewals
  15. Resolution—Approving 2008 Tobacco License Renewals
  16. Resolution—Approving 2008 Tree Trimming License Renewals
  17. Resolution—Approving 2008/2009 Commercial Hauler License Renewals
  18. Resolution—Approving Conditional Liquor License Transfer at Papa Charrito’s
  19. Insurance Waiver
  20. Resolution—Accepting Donation from Midtown Cleaners and YMCA for Youth First
VII. AWARDING OF CONTRACTS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS

  1. Public Hearing—City Code Amendment #2007-51: Sign Code
VIII. REPORTS FROM CITY STAFF

A. Public Works

B. Planning

  1. Second Reading/Adopt Ordinance—City Code Amendment #2007-51: Sign Code

C. Administration

  1. Approve 2008 Budget
    • Resolution—Adopting 2008 City Property Tax Levy
    • Resolution—Adopting 2008 Annual City Budget
    • Resolution—Approving 2008 HRA Special Tax Levy
  2. Resolution—Compensation Program
IX. COMMENTS FROM AUDIENCE
X. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
XI. NEW BUSINESS
XII. REPORTS FROM CITY COMMITTEES, OFFICERS, COUNCILMEMBERS
XIII. ADJOURNMENT
Next Regular Council Meeting on Monday, January 7, 2008 at 7:00 pm
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