Sept 10 Reg

September 10, 2013
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a regular meeting of the Watertown City Council was called to order at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 by Mayor Charlotte Johnson in the Watertown City Hall.
Upon Roll Call the following Council Members were present: Johnson, Stephen Crowder, Adam Pawelk, Michael Walters and Steve Washburn. City Staff present: City Administrator Luke Fischer, City Engineer Andrew Budde and Planning Consultant Mark Kaltsas.
Other visitors and guests were present.
The following motions were approved by the Council:
2. Motion to adopt the agenda as amended. Motion carried 5-0.
3. Motion to adopt the consent agenda as amended. Motion carried 5-0.
6a-1. Motion to adopt Resolution 2013-09-10-06 approving the 2014 Tax Levy of $2,017,200, including $1,423,762 for General Fund. Motion carried 5-0.
6a-2. Motion to adopt Resolution 2013-09-10-07 approving the 2014 Tax Levy for the Watertown Economic Development Authority for $41,386. Motion carried 5-0.
6b. Motion to approve the scope of work by Josh Campbell for the WiFi Park improvements. Motion carried 5-0.
6c. Motion to adopt Resolution 2013-09-10-08 approving the site plan and variance request by Steve Erhard for 617 Jefferson Avenue including the conditions recommended by the City Planning Commission. Motion carried 5-0.
6d. Motion to adopt Resolution 2013-09-10-09 granting approval of a conditional use permit, site plan review and variance, including conditions recommended by the Planning Commission, to allow outdoor storage of material goods for the property at 204 Newton Avenue Northeast. Motion carried 5-0.
6e. Motion to adopt Resolution 2013-09-10-10 in the matter of the orderly annexation between the City of Watertown and Township of Watertown pursuant to 2008 Orderly Annexation Agreement for the property at 880 Angel Avenue Southwest, including city staff recommended conditions. Motion carried 5-0.
6f. Motion to authorize city staff to coordinate with the contractor for the downtown redevelopment project to complete public infrastructure improvements. Motion carried 5-0.
6g. Motion to authorize payment of Pay Estimate No. 6 from LaTour Construction, Inc. for concrete curb and gutter, aggregate base and bituminous base course for the 2012 Street and Park Improvement Project. Motion carried 5-0.
6h. Motion to authorize city staff to have the roof of the garage at 804 Hutchinson Road replaced and new fascia installed to match the Highland Park grandstand at a cost of $1,600 with labor supplied by the Public Works staff. Motion carried 5-0.
8. Motion to approve payment of the claims roster as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
9. There being no further business, the council meeting was adjourned at 8:02 p.m.
ATTEST: James A. Bart,
Charlotte Johnson, Mayor
Note: These minutes are condensed for publication purposes. Discussion detail is contained in the official minutes which may be reviewed in the office of the Clerk- Treasurer during regular business hours.

(Published in the Carver County News Oct 10, 2013), 36331

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