Monday, March 12, 2018


Monday March 12. 2018





The Kiester City council held a regular meeting on Monday March 12 2018


Larry Dahleen Mayor Trytten called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.  Members present were, council members Rich Jensen, Jason Kluender, Larry Dahleen, Rick Stoneman Doris Troll Clerk, and Gary Skartland. Members from the public in attendance were   Marcia Dahleen, Jerry Alphs.


Public Hearing was held in regard to the termination of Josh Halverson from the Fire Department.  

There has been no response from Josh.  A motion by Stoneman seconded by Jensen to terminate his employment with the city, with a letter going out to stating to him that all equipment must be returned to the city. Vote 4-0 motion carried with Kluender abstaining.


Agenda: Motion to accept agenda Kluender, seconded by Dahleen, vote 5-0 motion carried.


Council minutes: Motion to accept February 2, 2018 Council minutes by Jensen seconded by Kluender, vote 5-0 motion carried.


Claims: A motion by Dahleen seconded Jensen to approve the claims of $ 34.356.15 Vote of 5-0 motion carried.    


Past Due Water billing: Motion by Jensen seconded by Stoneman to shut off if not paid by 3-17-2018. Vote 5-0, motion carried.


Public Input: Marcia showed the council an article on the quilt shop that was in an area paper, She also informed the council that they could use more lighting in the retail center and has a request for a quote out and will bring to the council when she has it in hand.


Mayor update: the meeting with Region 9 went well with a brainstorming session. Region 9 is hoping to have a Show case project with the help of the cities  


Maintenance report:   Gary informed the council that the MN Depart of Health will be here to inspect the water plant. Gary will be ordering extra parts to have on hand for water shuts offs.


Clerk Update: MMBA has been in contact with her and asked for information in regard to the inventory at the Liquor Store. As of today, they do not have a date set to some to the store.


Here was motion by Kluender seconded by Jensen to adjourn the meeting. Vote carried 3-0. 



Respectfully submitted by

Doris M Troll

City Clerk/ Treasurer    

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