Monday, July 24, 2017


Monday   July 24, 2017





The Kiester City council held a regular meeting on Monday July 24, 2017.


Mayor Trytten called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.  Members present were Mayor Doug Trytten, council members Rich Jensen, Larry Dahleen, Rick Stoneman, Jason Kluender, arrived late Gary Skartland, and Doris Troll Clerk. ( and left the meeting early)  No members of the public were in attendance.



Agenda: Motion to accept agenda with the addition of Mayor update Jensen, seconded by Stoneman vote 4-0 motion carried.


Council minutes: Motion to accept July10, 2017 Council minutes with corrections by Dahleen seconded by Jensen vote 4-0 motion carried.


Claims: A motion by Jensen seconded by Dahleen to approve the claims of $ 80,012.40 Vote of 4-0 motion carried.  



Maintenance report:  Gary Starting to get numbers for seal coating and crack filling for next year. There had been a water pressure issue at the Rainey house that now has been fixed.

When rural water was here some of the stand pipes are bend and some of the caps missing and will need to be repaired or replaced.  He generator is wired for single phase not 3 phase like we need, the will be coming down to change over to 3 phase. Gary is also getting the cement pad ready for the installation of the generator.  The plow truck has not been taken to Krohneberg’s as they are busy with other projects now and have no storage room for it.  The council was presented with copies of quotes for a new and used plow trucks a discussion was had but no action taken.  The reclaim from the 6th street project will be used for the alleys.  Empire Pipe is still finishing the final report for the council on the sewer lines.  Gary was told to take Adam and get him steel toe work boots. Gary has been picking up tree branches in the street and on the boulevards and has done some street sweeping of the leaves in the street.


Liquor Store: There was a discussion in regards to where the liquor store was standing as of now for a profit and loss.  The council will be requesting a meeting with Mary and Dena to discuss the liquor more in depth.



Mayor update:  There is a request from Nathan Bye to do a fireworks display on July 29,  A motion by Stoneman to let Nathan do the fireworks display as long as the city had a certificate of insurance and has spoken to the Fire Department and Ambulance to have them on standby  seconded by Jensen vote 5-0, motion carried.


The Mayor also reported that Mayo Clinic Health Systems is having a meeting with the Mayor this Thursday.


There was motion to adjourn by Stoneman seconded by Kluender . Vote. 5-0, motion carried.


Respectfully submitted by

Doris M Troll

City Clerk/ Treasurer   


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