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6:30 P.M. on Tuesday, January 14, 2020

(Reminder the Frazee-Vergas Forum is recording this meeting and all information discussed is public information)

(In order to run an efficient meeting, please do not repeat comments and limit them to 3 minutes or less.)


1. Call to order

2. Citizens’ Concerns - Council will recognize citizens who may have items for the Council.  Citizens please state your name and address for the record.  Council may ask questions for clarification or explanation, but no council action will be held on these items.

3. Additions or Deletion to Agenda (City Council or City Staff Only)

4. Approval of Consent Agenda.  The following are non-controversial items intended to be approved with one motion, without discussion.  If a council member, staff, or member of the public would like to discuss an item(s), please ask that it be removed, and it will be placed elsewhere on the agenda. 

a. Council Minutes of the December 9, 2019 and December 10, 2019

b. Bills paid between Council Meetings and Council Bills

c. Liquor Store Bills for December 2019

d. Late Water/Sewer bills 

e. Vergas Lion’s Raffle – March 1, 2020

f. Set Time, Place, & Date of Regular 2020 Meetings for second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm.

g. Appointment of Acting Mayor Julie Bruhn

h. Council Portfolios

i. City Weed Inspector

ii. Event Center, Recycling Center

iii. Liquor Store, Licenses Municipal Buildings  

iv. Streets, Parks, Recreation Sidewalks, 

v. Water, Sewer Operations, Emergency Services, Storm Drain

vi. Personnel 

i. Board Representatives

i. CDH-Vergas Fire Board Representative-Julie Bruhn

ii. Planning Commission Representative-Logan Dahlgren

iii. Economic Development Authority (EDA) Representative-Paul Pinke

iv. Park Board Appointments – Sherry Hanson, Carol Albright and Mike Goettel

j.  Approval for Council Member Paul Pinke to miss February, March and April Council meetings.

k.  Designate Official

i.   Appoint City Attorneys: Peloquin Law Office, P.A.

ii. Designate Official Newspaper: Frazee-Vergas Forum

iii. Designation of official place of advertisement of projects:  cityofvergas.com website

iv. Designate Official Depositories: Vergas State Bank

5. Vergas Property Tax Rebate program

6. Wellhead Protection Plan

7. Committee Reports

a. CDH-Vergas Fire Board 

b. Economic Development Authority 

c. Personnel

i. Reviews

1. Clerk-Treasurer-Liquor Store Manager

2. Utilities Superintendent

ii. Maintenance Operator position 

iii. Council Claim Form

8. Staff Reports

a. Utilities Superintendent Report

i. Parks

ii. Water and Sewer

iii. Streets

b. Liquor Store Manager Report

9. Mayor’s Report

10. Information and Announcements

11. Adjournment