The Elk River City Council met for a regular meeting on Monday, May 2. Don’t worry if you missed it, here is a recap of the evening.
The consent agenda included:
- A lease agreement with iBackcheck for space in the Furniture and Things Community Event Center for a chiropractic office and physical therapy facility.
- The appointment of Mark Pistulka to City Building Official replacing Bob Ruprecht who has retired.
- A lease agreement with Weber Farms to farm the former wastewater treatment plant sludge land.
Two public hearings were held on the following items:
- Provided information on the annual stormwater pollution prevention program.
- Heard public testimony before approving a land use agreement and zone change to allow for the construction of four-plex residential unit near 185th Avenue and a private street named Troy Street.
Under general business the Council:
- Approved an update to their strategic short- and long-term goals.
- Approved the purchase of a replacement Zamboni.
- Consented to allowing a junior hockey team to locate at the Furniture and Things Community Event Center.
- Added a future work session discussion to consider how to spend ARPA funds.
Each Councilmember provided updates to the activities of the respective commissions they are liaisons to before going into a closed session to receive a report of property valuation and to consider a letter of interest for city-owned property.
Council meetings are held the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m., and the third Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at Elk River City Hall (13065 Orono Parkway). The agenda for a Monday meeting is typically available the Friday before at ElkRiverMN.gov/agendas, and as always meetings are broadcasted live on ErTV Spectrum 180 and on the city’s website, as well as after the fact within 24-48 hours.