MOUNTAIN IRON CITY COUNCIL
February 21, 2017
Mayor Skalko called the City Council meeting to order at 6:32p.m. with the following members present: Joe Prebeg, Jr., Alan Stanaway, Susan Tuomela, Steve Skogman, and Mayor Gary Skalko. Also present were: Craig J. Wainio, City Administrator; Amanda Inmon, Municipal Services Secretary; Sally Yuccas, Librarian Director/Special Events Director; Alan Johnson, City Engineer; Bryan Lindsay, City Attorney; and John Backman, Sergeant.
It was moved by Skalko and seconded by Tuomela that the consent agenda be approved as follows:
The motion carried on roll call vote.
The Mayor reported on the following:
It was moved by Skalko and seconded by Prebeg to accept the resignation of Mayor Gary Skalko on the Public Health and Safety Board effective February 21, 2017. The motion carried with Mayor Skalko abstaining.
It was moved by Skogman and seconded by Prebeg to accept the recommendation of Mayor Skalko to seek applicants to fill the position on the Public Health and Safety Board left by Mayor Skalko’s resignation. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, March 15th at 4pm. The motion carried.
The City Administrator reported on the following:
Library Director/Special Events Coordinator:
It was moved by Prebeg and seconded by Stanaway to accept the recommendation of the Parks and Recreation Board and approve the amended policy, regulations and rates for the upcoming camping season as presented for the West II Rivers Campground. The motion carried.
It was moved by Prebeg and seconded by Stanaway to accept the recommendation of the Personnel Committee and offer the Director of Public Works position to Mr. Tim Satrang, and approve the employment agreement as presented to the Council. The motion carried.
It was moved by Prebeg and seconded by Stanaway to accept the recommendation of the Personnel Committee and authorize internal posting for the position of Lead Water and Wastewater Operator, until Friday, March 3rd at 4pm. If no applicants apply, then to post externally, with applications accepted until Friday, March 24th, at 4pm. The motion carried.
It was moved by Skogman and seconded by Tuomela to set 2017 Local Board of Appeal & Equalization meeting, tentatively scheduled by St. Louis County for April 20, 2017 from 6p.m- 7p.m. at the City of Mountain Iron’s Community Center. The motion carried.
Consensus of City Council members is to allow Councilor Skogman to explore the forming of a Historical Society for the City of Mountain Iron.
Merritt Elementary PTA requests donation for 4th Annual “KID Fit” Carnival. It was moved by Prebeg and seconded by Stanaway to donate $250 to the Merritt Elementary PTA’s 4th Annual “KID Fit” Carnival, monies to come out of the Charitable Gambling Fund. The motion carried unanimously on a roll call vote.
At 7:09p.m., it was moved by Skalko and seconded by Tuomela that the meeting be adjourned. The motion carried.
Municipal Services Secretary