The Lancaster City Council met for its
regular meeting on Wednesday, September 8, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. in the
City Hall. The
following members were present: Rice, Olson, Swenson and Stenquest.
Nordin was absent.
Swenson moved to approve the minutes of the
August 11, 2010 Regular meeting, seconded by Olson and carried. A copy of the Minutes will be
posted at the Lancaster City Hall and U.S. Post Office and available
upon request to the clerk.
The council reviewed the September 2010 Bills
to be paid. Stenquist moved to approve the bills for payment, second
by Olson and carried.
An abstract of bills will be posted with the minutes and are
available upon request to the clerk.
Council reviewed the proposed changes to the
employee handbook and tabled the discussion of the handbook until
the October meeting.
Clerk presented a proposed City Employment
Application. Olson moved to accept the application, second by
Stenquist and carried.
Clerk presented a travel policy for the
Council made some changes and will review the travel policy
at the next council meeting.
Rice reported that he had traveled to Fertile
and reviewed their use of garbage carts with a pickup arm on the
truck. Olson moved to
send request for proposals to various garbage collection services
and to have the cost of the cart system to be included along with
the bag pickup in the request for proposal, second by Swenson and
Council discussed the community center
project and Rice will work with a couple of different architect
firms to obtain a feasibility study and costs for various community
Stenquist is working on finding a carpenter
willing to do the prior approved repairs to the Centennial
The council discussed the need for additional
wiring at the cemetery for memorial day services. Olson moved to make a
request of the American Legion Post #214 Gambling Fund in the amount
of $500.00 for the wiring project, second by Swenson and
Anderson Sanitation presented the council
with the 2010 Delinquent garbage roll. Stenquist moved to accept
the delinquent garbage roll and allow the Mayor to sign the
certification, second by Olson and carried.
Council reviewed the August City and Liquor
Store financial information.
Thomas Sebenaler submitted his resignation
effective January 7, 2011.
Olson moved to accept the resignation of Sebenaler, second by
Stenquist and carried.
The council expressed their appreciation for Tomís years of
dedicated service to the city.
Council reviewed the Public Works Director
job description that the clerk and Sebenaler have proposed. Stenquist moved to accept
the job description, second by Olson and carried.
Council reviewed the proposed Public Works
Director job advertisement.
advertise the job with an application deadline of October 1,
2010, second by Stenquist and carried.
Council Adjourned as there was no further