1. Call to Order. The regular meeting of the Council of the City of Rogers was called to order by Acting Mayor Bunting on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at Rogers Community Center, 21201 Memorial Drive, Rogers, MN, 55374.
Council present: Rob Bell, Jay Bunting, Rick Ihli, and Maureen Stanley.
Member excused: Jason Grimm.
Staff present: Gary Buysse, Liquor Operations Manager; Jeff Beahen, Police Chief; Jeff Carson, City Attorney; Stacy Doboszenski, Assistant City Administrator; Brad Feist, Fire Chief; John Seifert, Public Works Supt.; Robert Shellum, Interim Director of Public Safety; Steve Stahmer, City Administrator; Bret Weiss, City Engineer; and Lisa Wieland Finance Director.
2. Open Forum
4. Approve agenda
The agenda was set as submitted.
5. Consent Agenda
5.01 Approval of Minutes from May 22, 2012 City Council Meeting and May 23, 2012 Special City Council Meeting
5.02 Approval of Bills and Claims
5.03 Arvig Enterprises Right-Of-Way Agreement
5.04 Approval of Development Agreement Between the City of Rogers and Liberty Property Trust for Liberty Industrial Park at Diamond Lake 2nd Addition
5.05 Approval of Employment Agreement – Beahen
5.06 Approval of Resolution No. 2012-27, A Resolution Hiring Matthew Sherry As A Full Time Police Officer
5.07 Approval of Resolution No. 2012-28, A Resolution Certifying Public Employee Retirement Association Police Officer Declaration – Matthew Sherry
5.08 Approval of Resolution No. 2012-29, A Resolution Hiring Daniel Rose As A Full Time Police Officer
5.09 Approval of Resolution No. 2012-30, A Resolution Certifying Public Employee Retirement Association Police Officer Declaration – Daniel Rose
5.10 Publicly Owned Land Vegetative Maintenance
5.11 "B-C", Business Campus Zoning District – Typographic Correction – Summary Ord. No. 2012-05
Bell moved, Ihli seconded a motion to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried 4-0.
6. Public Hearings
7. General Business
7.01 Swearing in New Chief and Police Officers
Bunting swore in Chief Beahen. Beahen took the podium and addressed the Council thanking them for the opportunity to serve as Chief. Beahen then introduced members of his family and friends that were in attendance.
Bunting swore in Matthew Sherry and Daniel Rose as Police Officers.
7.02 Proposal for Amendment to Sanitary Sewer System Capital Improvements Plan (SSCIP) Update
Engineer Weiss addressed the Council regarding the proposed amendment to the SSCIP. Weiss stated staff wants get prepared to see how the City might serve the Kinghorn property in southeast Rogers. Weiss discussed the possibility of a Joint Powers Agreement with the City of Dayton; evaluate their systems to see if there is a way to serve portions of the properties. Weiss stated this is a small amendment to the capital improvements plan; it would be an increase to the current SCCIP by $5,000.
Bell moved, Ihli seconded a motion to approve an amendment to WSB & Associates, Inc. sanitary sewer system CIP contract in the amount of $5,000 for providing professional engineering services as they relate to evaluating water and sewer service to the Kinghorn property. This will increase the not-to-exceed contract amount of the sanitary sewer system CIP to $34,939. Motion carried 4-0.
7.03 DC Update - Verbal
Engineer Weiss gave a brief update on the Washington DC trip stating the Rogers constituents were there at the same time as the MN Transportation Alliance and attended two of the Alliance functions. Weiss stated the goals of the trip were to advocate for a long-term transportation bill and to get a fully funded bill; that will give the Met Council some confidence in the interchange project.
Bell stated Weiss summed it up very well. Bell found the trip valuable and it builds relationship and emphasizes the City's transportation needs.
Seifert also spoke on the positives of the trip and commented on the Met Council chair being there to see the City's presence and hear the City's needs.
Bunting added that if the City gets the $22 million in funding, that we would be approaching $40 million in transportation improvement projects in the last four to five years. Bunting emphasized the need to continue to get federal funding for the projects.
No formal action taken.
8. Other Business
8.01 Set Council Workshop for June 26th – 2012 Budget Amendment (Hassan)
Stanley moved, Ihli seconded a motion to set a Council workshop for June 26, 2012 at 6:15 p.m. at the Rogers Community Room. Motion carried 4-0.
9. Correspondence and Reports
9.01 May Police Report
9.02 2012 Cameras Equipment Certificate
No action taken.
Bell moved, Stanley seconded a motion to adjourn at 7:26 p.m. Motion carried 4-0.
Assistant City Administrator/Clerk