MINUTES - MORRIS CITY
COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING - FEBRUARY 10, 2015
The regular meeting of the
Morris City Council was called to order at 5:15 p.m. this 10th day
of February, 2015, by Mayor Giese in the Council Chambers of the Morris Senior
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, Finance Director Raasch,
Police Chief Tiegs, Public Works Director Dittbenner and City Attorney
CITIZEN'S COMMENTS: None
PUBLIC HEARINGS: None
READING AND APPROVAL OF
Organizational Meeting Minutes: Council member Solvie moved, seconded
by Council member Wohlers, to approve the 1/27/15 regular meeting
minutes. Motion carried.
Council member Miller
asked about the funding for the Welcome to Morris signs. City Manager
Hill explained that the city would be funding $20,000 from the Tourism Fund,
the University would be giving $5,000, Neil Schmidgall was donating $41,000 and
the remainder would come from Superior/Westmor.
Version Minutes: Council
member Miller moved, seconded by Storck, to approve the 1/27/15 condensed
version minutes. Motion carried.
CONSENT AGENDA: Mayor Giese moved, seconded by Council
member Miller, to approve the consent agenda which included the following
of City Bills
PETITIONS, REQUESTS AND
to Boards and Commissions: Mayor Giese moved, seconded by
Council member Wohlers, to appoint the members to the boards and commissions as
listed. Motion carried.
CITY MANAGER'S REPORTS
& RECOMMENDATIONS: City
Manager Newsletter: Hill stated that the information coming from St.
Paul for the legislative session is that some bills have been introduced to take
parts of LGA and designate them for certain things. The Coalition is looking
at that very closely. The next big thing for the legislature will be the budget
forecast next month.
Hill explained that he
figured out what needs to be done with the property in the Industrial Park as
far as annexation and he will do that with an ordinance.
Hill reminded the council
of the informational meeting that MN DOT was putting on for the downtown
businesses. The primary purpose is to talk to the property owners that
are going to be part of the construction process.
NEW BUSINESS: None
OLD BUSINESS: None
INFORMATIONAL ITEMS: None
ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business, Mayor
Giese adjourned the meeting at 5:33 p.m.