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251 <br />Ayes : Brcdesen, Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Van Valkenburg <br />None: None <br />Motion carried. <br />HYDP'UULIC LOG LOADER WITH TRUCK BID AWARDED. Mr, Rosland advised that only one <br />bid had been received for a hydraulic log loader with truck, said bid being in the <br />sum of $34,500.00 from Road Machinery & Supplies of Minneapolis, Inc. <br />that Revenue Sharing Funds would be used to pay for the loader. Councilman <br />Courtney's notion was seconded by Councilman Richards awarding bid to Road Mach- <br />inery & Supplies of Minneapolis, Inc., for $34,500.00 as recommended by the City <br />Manager. <br />He said <br />Ayes : Bredesen , Courtney, Richards , Schmidt, Van Valkenburg <br />Nays: None <br />lbtion carried. <br />PRINTING OF PARK AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES CALENDAR FOR 1980-81 BID AWARDED. Mr. <br />Rosland presented tabulation of two quotes received for printing oE Park and <br />Recreatibn Activities Calendar for 1980-81 showing Paul Foss Printing & Lithography, <br />Inc., low bidder at $6,995.00 and Colorbrite, Inc., at $7,768.00. <br />by the City Manager, Councilwoman Schmidt's motion was seconded by Councilman <br />Bredesen, for award 'to recommended low bidder, Paul Foss Printing b. Lithography, <br />Inc., at $6,998.00. <br />As recommended <br />Ayes: Bredesen, Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Van Valkenburg <br />Nays: None <br />Mot ion carried . <br />FLEXIBLE STRIP MOR FOR NORTH DOOR OF PUBLIC WORKS GARAGE PURCJ3ASE APPROVED. Mr. <br />Rosland presented tabulation of quotes received for a flexible strip door for the <br />North door of the Public Works Garage showing Bill Lind Company low bidder at <br />$1,664.20 and Skames, Incorporated at $1,840.00. Councilman Bredesen's motion <br />for award to recommended low bidder, Bill Lind Company at $1,664.20, was seconded. <br />by Councilman Courtney. <br />Ayes : Bredesen, Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Van Valkenburg <br />Nays: None <br />Motion carried. <br />MORNTWGSTDE AREA GARBAGE CONTRACT DISCUSSED; VOLUNTARY INCREASE IN PAYMENTS TO <br />BE REQUESTED. Recalling that the request of Vierkant Disposal Service for some <br />relief because he was losing money on the Morningside Area Garbage Contract had <br />been continued to this meeting, Mr. Rosland called Council's attention to a letter <br />from the City Attorney recommending that the City not renegotiate the contract. <br />Mr. Erickson had suggested that circumstances indicate that higher prices would <br />result and advised that the remaining hope for relief from the contract would be <br />to obtain voluntary payments from the Morningside residents. <br />. sented a sample letter which is proposed to be sent to Morningside residents from <br />Mr. Vierkant requesting a voluntary payment of an additional $4.50 quarterly in <br />order to bring Morningside area rates into line with rates paid in other areas of <br />the City. <br />that the cost of gasoline has doubled since the award of the contract, that the <br />land fills are no longer open for night time or Saturday afternoon dumping and <br />Mr. Rosland also pre- <br />Mr. .Ernest Vierkant, successful bidder for the route in 1978, explained <br />- <br />that the cost of dumping has <br />was approved by the Council. <br />Cushman Scooter, leaving his <br />on gas. Councilman Richards <br />and suggested that residents <br />increased from 80~ to $2.00 per yard since his bid <br />large truck in a central location, in order to save <br />said that he recognized the problems of Mr. Vierkant <br />accept a weekly, rather than a twice a week pickup, <br />Mr. Vierkant said that he is presently using a <br />in the interest of conserving energy as well as in helping the contractor in his <br />dilema. <br />to other bidders for the City to endorse asking Morningside area residents to pay <br />mre for their garbage pickup , Councilman Courtney' expressed his concern that, <br />should Mr. Vierkant stop his operations in the area, there would be a serious <br />problem getting someone else to pick up the garbage. <br />Vierkant be permitted to ask Morningside area residents to voluntarily pay an <br />additional $4.50 per quarter. <br />In response to Councilman Bredesen's comment that it would not be fair <br />He then moved that 1%. <br />Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Schmidt. <br />Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Van Valkenburg .Ayes: <br />Nays : Bredesen <br />Motion carried. <br />GRANDVIEW AREA REDEVEJAOPNJINT TO BE CONSIDERED. <br />it has come to his attention that several concernplated changes in property owner- <br />ship, land use, and building re--1;se and expansion are under consideration'for thz <br />Grandview area and suggested that this might be an appropriate time for the Ci'iy <br />to pursue a redevelopment plan for the area. <br />that, under existing law, a general districi: could be established and several tax <br />Mr. Hughes advised Council that <br />Mr. Hughes said that it appears