<br />SPECIAL YEAR-EM) MEETING
<br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL
<br />DECEMBER 30, 1987
<br />Mayor Courtney called the meeting to order at 5:OO P. M.
<br />were Members Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner and Mayor Courtney.
<br />Answering rollcall
<br />m a
<br />ANIMAL HUMANE SOCIETY FUNDING REQUEST APPROVED.
<br />the letter dated December 15, 1987, from the Animal Humane Society requesting
<br />a grant in the amount of $780 from the City of Edina.
<br />request was based upon a State Statute allowing governmental bodies to
<br />appropriate funds not to exceed $4,800 per year for the maintenance and
<br />support of humane societies.
<br />per animal received at the Society last year--312 animals from the City of
<br />Edina out of a total of 20,000 unwanted pets at the Shelter. Member Richards
<br />indicated that this does not seem to be a significant number of animals from
<br />the City of Edina, although the funding request does not seem unreasonable. .
<br />Manager Rosland explained that the funding for each city is based on service
<br />received. Member Kelly questioned the boarding of stray dogs at the City of
<br />Edina, and Chief Swanson stated that there is a fine involved. Member
<br />Richards requested a list of the communities who have supported the Society
<br />and a breakdown of the 20,000 unwanted pets at the Shelter.
<br />discussion, Member Kelly's motion to approve the expenditure of $780 to the
<br />Animal Humane Society was seconded by Member Richards.
<br />Manager Rosland referred to
<br />He explained that their
<br />The amount of $780 represents an amount of $2.50
<br />With no further
<br />Ayes: Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner, Courtney
<br />Motion carried.
<br />Manager Rosland will follow up on the inforhation requested by Member
<br />Public Works Commended for Snow Plowing.
<br />and his crews for the excellent job in plowing the streets at Christmas.
<br />Date for the Council Party Discussed.
<br />proposed date of January 31, 1988, for the Council Party had been cancelled.
<br />She suggested the alternative date of March 6.
<br />confirm this as soon as possible.
<br />Member Kelly complimented Gene Bartz
<br />Member Turner reported that the
<br />The Council Members will
<br />Manager's Year-End Report Discussed.
<br />Year-End Report reflects the department heads' accomplishments; he stressed
<br />that his staff performs effectively as a team. The words "superior to none"
<br />will be changed to "second to none."
<br />Campbell prepare a press release concerning the highlights of the past year.
<br />Manager Rosland announced that the second addition of the "Highlander" would
<br />be in the Sun-Current next week.
<br />setting within all the departments.
<br />evaluation was scheduled for February 15, 1988.
<br />Manager Rosland explained that his
<br />Member Turner suggested that Ralph
<br />Member Kelly expressed the need for goal
<br />She also reported that the City Manager's
<br />Statement of Estimated Expenditures and Recommended Transfers Approved.
<br />Manager Rosland presented the Statement of Estimated Expenditures and
<br />Recommended Transfers for Year Ended December 31, 1987 and recommended
<br />the recommended transfers as presented in the "Statement of Estimated
<br />Expenditures and Reconnnended Transfers for Year Ended December 31, 1987."
<br />Member Richards' motion was seconded by Member Turner to approve
<br />. Ayes: Kelly, Richards, Smith, Turner, Courtney
<br />Motion carried.
<br />Claims Paid.
<br />payment of the following claims as per Pre-List dated 12/29/87:
<br />$287,955.50; Art Center, $4,260.22; Capital Fund, $30,189.00; Swimming Pool
<br />Fund, $135.51; Golf Course Fund, $11,882.39; Recreation Center Fund, I
<br />$9,922.75; Gun Range Fund, $596.37; Edinborough Park, $15,789.22; Utility
<br />Fund, $34,211.47; Liquor Dispensary Fund, $40,573.52; Construction Fund,
<br />$5,535.72; Total, $441,051.67.
<br />Motion of Member Richards was seconded by Member Turner for
<br />General Fund,
<br />There being no further business on the agenda, Mayor Courtney declared the
<br />meeting adjourned at 5:30 P. M.
<br />Acting City Clerk
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