LANCASTER CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
The Lancaster City Council met for its regular
meeting on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. in the City
The following members were present: Olson, Nordin, Swenson
Rice was absent. Nodin
is the acting mayor as per 2010 appointment schecule.
Swenson moved to approve the minutes of the
January 13, 2020 Annual meeting and the minutes of the January 27,
2010 Special Meeting, seconded by Olson and carried
unanimously. A copy of the Minutes will be
posted at the
and U.S. Post Office and available upon request to the
Council reviewed the February 2010 Bills to be
paid. Stenquist moved to approve the bills for payment, second by
Olson and carried unanimously.
An abstract of bills will be
posted with the minutes and are available upon request to the
The clerk presented the
council with a final draft of the credit card use policy. Council
added that the city be issued no more than 3 credit cards.
moved to accept the policy with the max number of credit cards
issued added, second by Stenquist and carried.
Stenquist reported on the community center
He also noted that
Lancaster was removed from the
State bonding bill and will not be eligible for any of those
Wynne consulting will do a grant application to MN Dept of
Economic Development for community center improvement
Chuck Olsonoski, representing the Lancaster
Fire Relief Assoc. met with the council to discuss the relief
association. He reports that the fund is
stable and invested in bank certificates of deposits.
The acting mayor appointed Olson to act in the
Mayors place as a representative of the city at the February 15th Annual Fire Relief Association as the
Mayor will be out of town on this date.
Clerk reported that there has been a question
as to whether individuals may bring their own liquor to the
Centennial Hall when it is rented out for events.
spoke to the city attorney and he advised against this as the
private individuals do not have liquor liability and the city could
be brought into legal actions as the landlord of the Centennial
Council agreed that the only liquor allowed at the Centennial
Hall must be provided and served by the Liquor Store with the proper
liquor liability in place for each specific event.
Clerk reported that there will be a County
meeting in regards the transfer of Municipal
Highway funds to the rural highway
As this seems to be adverse to the city Galen will contact
the county engineer to discuss the issue.
Council reviewed the
Liquor Store financial information.
Stenquist requested that he be able to attend
the Community Supported Ag teleconference in Crookston on February
16th. Swenson moved to allow Stenquist to attend and that the city
pay the $45.00 fee, mileage and a per diem, second by Olson and
Nordin reported that a new electrical service
box is needed at the Centennial Hall. Olson moved to hire an
electrician to put in a new service box in the east entry, second by
Stenquist and carried.
Podco, LLC requested that the city subordinate
the first Revolving Loan dated Nov. 17, 2004 to United Valley Bank,
in order for Podco’s loan restructuring plan to be completed.
Stenquist moved to agree to the subordination, second by
Swenson and carried. Nordin abstained.
Stenquist then moved to appoint Swenson to sign the
subordination as acting Mayor and also allow the clerk to sign the
subordination, second by Olson and carried. Nordin
Council Adjourned as there was no further