Tricounty News

Kimball City Council Meeting, Feb. 11, 2008

PAGE 1  FEB. 11, 2008 Mayor Tammy Konz called to the Council Goal Planning Meeting at 6:05 p.m. Councilmembers present: Tammy Konz, DuWayne Orbeck, Chris Jansky, Eric Loewen and Joe Krippner. Councilmembers absent: None. Others present: Jim Frilstad. Councilmember Orbeck spoke about communication, being open minded, pro-active in community and at meetings. Councilmember Jansky spoke about citizen attendance at meetings. Mayor Konz spoke about Council as group and not a one man show, Planning Commission being a good plus, sewer main lines, road maintenance/repair, public works priority list and building inspections. Councilmembers Loewen and Jansky addressed special assessments and City finances, survey in newsletter. Councilmember Joe Krippner has been reviewing City bonds for refinancing with Keith Markwardt at the State Bank of Kimball. Councilmember Eric Loewen addressed creating and EDA, SAC and WAC fees and water/sewer rates. DuWayne Orbeck address the storm water in the area of Magnus Johnson St. N. and State Hwy. 55 E. which is a Minnesota Department of Transportation issue and not a City issue. Mayor Konz addressing Elm Street North being extended to the north which is in Maine Prairie Township. The township is supportive of this. Goals were prioritized as follows: 1. City Finances. 2. Sewer and Water Main and Road Reconstruction. 3. Communication (newsletter). 4. Commercial Growth. 5. Positive Community (beautification). 6. Planning Commission (work in progress). The next Council Goal meeting has been set for Wednesday, April 23, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. Motion Loewen/Orbeck to adjourns at 9:15 p.m. Motion passed. Dianne H. Robinson, Clerk Treasurer