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MINUTES    –   MORRIS CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING   –   NOVEMBER 10, 2014

The regular meeting of the Morris City Council was called to order at 5:15 p.m. this 10th day of November, 2014, by Mayor Giese in the Council Chambers of the Morris Senior Citizens/Community Center.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

ROLL CALL:  Roll call was taken with the following members present:  Council member Wohlers, Solvie, Miller, Storck and Mayor Giese.  Also present was City Manager Hill. 

CITIZENíS COMMENTS:  None

PUBLIC HEARINGS:  None

READING AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES10/28/14 Regular Meeting Minutes:  Council member Miller moved, seconded by Council member Solvie, to approve the 10/28/14 regular meeting minutes.  Motion carried.

10/28/14 Condensed Version Minutes:  Council member Storck moved, seconded by Wohlers, to approve the 10/28/14 condensed version minutes.  Motion carried.

CONSENT AGENDA:  Mayor Giese moved, seconded by Council member Miller, to approve the consent agenda which included the following items:

         A.      Audit of City Bills

         B.      Pay Estimate – F & S (Miscellaneous Concrete)

         C.      October Transit Report

         D.      Application for Off Sale Beverage License

         E.       Gambling Reports

Motion carried.

PETITIONS, REQUESTS AND COMMUNICATIONS:  None

ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONSResolution Setting Fees and Charges:  City Manager Hill stated this resolution sets the fees for snow removal on sidewalks.  Residents will have two days to shovel from when the snow ends.  Council member Storck moved, seconded by Mayor Giese, to adopt Resolution #3267-11-14, Resolution Setting Fees and Charges.  Upon a roll call vote taken and all present voting in favor, motion carried.

Resolution Adopting Assessment for Current Services:  Council member Wohlers moved, seconded by Miller, to adopt Resolution #3268-11-14, Resolution Adopting Assessment for Current Services.  Upon a roll call vote taken and all present voting in favor, motion carried.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONSCity Manager Newsletter:  This was informational for the council. 

NEW BUSINESS:  None

OLD BUSINESS:  Wohlers stated he had a valued constituent approach him and asked about the council being consistent with regard to how it does things along main street.  Wohlers referenced the area across from Cenex that always has a lot of items displayed for sale and the Thrifty White greenhouse area.  Hill stated that the Thrifty White greenhouse is in a highway business district and West Central Implement is in an industrial zone.  Miller stated that those businesses are not selling those cars, where the K-Bid site would be selling other peopleís stuff.    

The potential K-Bid site was discussed.  Storage of items and parking were concerns. 

Wohlers again asked about the status of the opening of Mi Mexico.  Hill stated he believes it should be soon.

INFORMATIONAL ITEMS:  None

ADJOURNMENT:  There being no further business, Mayor Giese adjourned the meeting at 5:55 p.m.

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