The regular meeting of the Truman City Council was held December 20, 2004 at 7:30 p.m.
Meeting was called to order by Mayor Belgard.
Present: Councilors Clow, Leimer, Oren and Rode
A motion was made by Clow, seconded by Leimer to approve the minutes of the public hearing held December 6, 2004 and the last regular meeting held December 6, 2004. All ayes - carried.
2. RESOLUTION WITHDRAWING FROM MEMBERSHIP IN THE CENTRAL MINNESOTA MUNICIPAL POWER AGENCY RESOLUTION #2004-19.
PUC Superintendent Bob Grefe reported on the resolution that the Truman Public Utilities Commission had adopted to withdraw from CMMPA due to the high wholesale power costs. The Commission is negotiating with another wholesale power supplier and has found less expensive full requirements power contract.
A motion was made by Clow, seconded by Leimer to adopt concurring Resolution #2004-19 withdrawing from Central Minnesota Municipal Power Agency. Ayes Clow, Leimer, and Rode. Abstained Oren. Motion carried.
3. AN ORDINANCE REQUIRING AN ELECTRIC SERVICE FRANCHISE ORDINANCE #2004-6
A motion was made by Oren, seconded by Rode to adopt Ordinance #2004-6 requiring an electric service franchise to sell electricity in Truman. All ayes carried.
4. AMBULANCE BILLING SERVICE
A motion was made by Rode, seconded by Oren to contract with Expert T Billing from Farmington, Minnesota to do the billing for Truman Ambulance Service for one year (2005). All ayes carried.
5. LICENSES FOR 2005
A motion was made by Leimer, seconded by Clow to grant the following licenses for 2005:
Truman Legion tobacco, games, juke box, on-sale liquor; Ajax Liquor tobacco, games, juke box, 3.2 beer, on-sale and off-sale liquor; Sarges Service tobacco; Cenex tobacco; Waste Management, Southland Sanitation & Madelia Sanitation garbage hauling. All ayes carried.
6. LEGION LIQUOR LICENSE PREMISES EXTENSION
Upon review of application, a motion was made by Oren, seconded by Rode to
grant an extension of the Truman American Legion on-sale liquor license to serve at Truman Cafι, 137 West Ciro Street, on December 31, 2004. All ayes carried.
7. 2005 CITY BUDGET APPROVED RESOLUTION #2004-18
A motion was made by Rode, seconded by Oren to adopt Resolution #2004-18
setting the 2005 city budget at $783,744. All ayes carried.
8. 2005 LEVY RESOLUTION #2004-20
A motion was made by Oren, seconded by Clow to adopt Resolution #2004-20
setting the levy collectable in 2005 at $200,000. All ayes carried.
7. CITY CLAIMS:
A motion was made by Rode, seconded by Clow to approve the city claims:
General Account #23808-23920 $14,604.55
All ayes - carried.
A motion was made by Rode, seconded by Clow to adjourn. All ayes - carried. Time: 8:06 p.m.
Monte Rohman, Clerk