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Lester Prairie School Bulletin Nov. 28, 2022

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Right or wrong: judging school districts by test scores

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Following trends in state testing data, results for Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted (HLWW) and Lester Prairie school districts show little improvement from the previous year.

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Lester Prairie’s Corner Stone Santa is taking his show on the road

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The 1940s Santa Claus statue that has become a holiday staple at the Corner Stone Hardware & Mercantile store in Lester Prairie will now be displayed where even more people can check out his naughty and nice list.

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Lester Prairie School Bulletin Nov. 23, 2022

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Lester Prairie School Bulletin Nov. 22, 2022

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Lester Prairie City Council minutes 11/15/22

Lester Prairie City Council Minutes
November 15, 2022
The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. Mayor Mike called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.
Mayor Mike opened the Special Assessment Public Hearing at 7:00 pm. No one was in attendance for the public hearing nor was there any correspondence in writing. Clerk Lundin informed the City Council a total $3,045.95 remains in unpaid delinquent City bills. Clerk Lundin requested the City Council certify the amounts, which she can reduce if paid before certifying.
Motion – Tritabaugh; Second – Krause; Carried – Unanimously; To close the Public Hearing. Mayor Mike closed the Public Hearing at 7:05 p.m.
Clerk Lundin provided the 2022 General Election results provided from McLeod County. Each Council member signed the election results which will be provided to McLeod County.
Motion – Tritabaugh; Second – Thiry; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the October Minutes as submitted.
Motion – Tritabaugh; Second – Krause; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the October Treasurer’s Report as submitted.
Motion – Tritabaugh; Second – Krause; Carried – Unanimously; To approve removing the existing light pole and install two (2) new poles so that the lights are closer to the crosswalk and the trail crossing, also to increase the wattage to a D fixture with an additional cost of up to $15.00/month.
Councilman Tritabaugh introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption:
RESOLUTION NO. 20-22 A RESOLUTION ADOPTING ASSESSMENT FOR UNPAID BILLS The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Krause and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken.
Voting for the motion: Tritabaugh, Krause, Mayor Mike, Thiry
Voting against the motion: None
Abstained from vote: None
Mayor Mike declared Resolution No. 20-22 adopted by majority vote this 15 th day of November, 2022.
Motion – Thiry; Second – Tritabaugh; Carried – Unanimously; To approve the two (2) sanitation waivers.
Councilman Tritabaugh introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption:
RESOLUTION NO. 21-22 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A 2023 FORD POLICE SUV The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Krause. Discussion on opting for the additional 8 year or 150,000 mile warranty at $3,817.00 (included in the cost not to exceed $62,000) was discussed.
After additional discussion; a vote was taken.
Voting for the motion: Tritabaugh, Krause, Mayor Mike, Thiry
Voting against the motion: None
Abstained from vote: None
Mayor Mike declared Resolution No. 21-22 adopted by majority vote this 15th day of November, 2022.
Councilman Thiry introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption:
RESOLUTION NO. 22-22 RESOLUTION APPROVING JOINT AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FOR ONGOING WEEKEND USE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL AND EQUIPMENT
The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Tritabaugh; and adding that in 2024 the Council would like to have the information more fine-tuned. Following discussion thereon, a vote was taken.
Voting for the motion: Thiry, Tritabaugh, Mayor Mike, Thiry
Voting against the motion: None
Abstained from vote: None
Mayor Mike declared Resolution No. 22-22 adopted by unanimous vote this 15th day of November, 2022.
Councilman Tritabaugh introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption:
RESOLUTION NO. 23-22 RESOLUTION ACCEPTING DONATION FROM LESTER PRAIRIE LIONS The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Krause; and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken.
Voting for the motion: Tritabaugh, Krause, Mayor Mike, Thiry
Voting against the motion: None
Abstained from vote: None
Mayor Mike declared Resolution No. 23-22 adopted by unanimous vote this 15th day of November, 2022.
Motion – Tritabaugh; Second – Thiry; Carried – Unanimously; To keep the rental cost for Bergen Township at $50.00/time for meetings and no charge for training usage.
Motion – Tritabaugh; Second – Krause; Carried Unanimously; To have Flagship provide rates on Options 1-3 with an 85/15 split.
A Special Meeting was set for Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at 6 pm.
Motion – Tritabaugh; Second – Krause; Carried – Unanimously; To pay the 2022 claims.
Reminder that Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 6:30 pm will be the Truth in Taxation meeting.
Motion – Thiry; Second – Tritabaugh; Carried – Unanimously; To adjourn the meeting.
Mayor Mike adjourned the meeting at 10:15 pm.
Doris Lundin
City Clerk-Treasurer
Published in the Herald Journal, Nov. 25, 2022. |