MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
OF THE HALLOCK CITY COUNCIL
MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2022
CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Treumer called the regular meeting of the Hallock City Council to order at 5:34 pm on August 1, 2022. Those Present: David Treumer, Jennifer Peterson and Kevin Waller. Naomi Larson and Mike Totleben were absent.
Also present: Brady Martz Auditor Tracee Bruggeman, Northwest Regional Library Jim Trojanowski, Hallock Public Library Charlie Lindberg and Kittson County Enterprise Reporter Anna Jauhola.
Councilor Waller motioned to approve the agenda. The motion was seconded by Councilor Peterson and carried unanimously.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Councilor Treumer moved to approve the minutes of the City Council meeting on July 11, 2022. The motion was seconded by Councilor Peterson and carried unanimously.
SPECIAL GUEST; Jim Trojanowski & Charlie Lindberg, Northwest Regional Library
Jim Trojanowski of the Northwest Regional Library system presented the council with it’s annual report on circulation and request for funding. For the year, 2023, the library is asking for a 3% increase. Council will discuss at a future meeting and will be in touch with Mr. Trojanowski.
SPECIAL GUEST; Tracee Bruggeman, Brady Martz
Tracee Bruggeman of Brady Martz presented the council with the 2021 audit. Overall, the city is in a good place and Mayor Treumer will follow-up with Administrator Sugden on the findings.
FISCAL & ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES
Approval of Bills
Mayor Treumer reviewed bills.
Motion by Councilor Waller to authorize payment of City bills. The motion was seconded by Councilor Peterson and carried unanimously.
Mayor Treumer and Councilor Totleben will review bills for the September 2022 meeting.
Resolution 2022-09; Authorizing Last Chance Trading Post to Dispense Liquor at Hallock City Hall
Motion by Councilor Waller to approve Resolution 2022-09 for Last Chance Trading Post Liquor Service. The motion was seconded by Councilor Peterson and carried unanimously.
EDA; J. Lily Boutique
Motion by Councilor Peterson to approve the EDA’s recommendation for a $5,000 grant for J. Lily Boutique. The grant will follow the EDA’s standard 60-month term. The motion was seconded by Councilor Waller and carried unanimously.
Council Roundtable & Public Comment
Councilor Waller asked about the status of the baby pool. Utility Superintendent Larson was absent, so no update was given.
Next Meeting; August 8, 2022
There being no further business, Councilor Peterson moved to adjourn the Regular Meeting of the Hallock City Council on August 1, 2022. The motion was seconded by Councilor Waller and carried unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 7:02 p.m.
Dave Treumer, Mayor Aimee Sugden, City Administrator
Minutes prepared by Aimee Sugden
(August 17, 2022)