City Council Minutes of November 20, 2017

Date: 
November 20, 2017
MINUTES OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING
NOVEMBER 20, 2017
 

Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a meeting of the City Council Finance Committee was conducted in the Governors’ Room of the Community Center on November 20, 2017.

A quorum present, Committee Chair Kvamme called the meeting to order at 5:04 p.m.  The following members were present:  Councilmembers Kvamme and Carlin and Mayor Zieman  The following officials were present: City Administrator Prafke, City Attorney Brandt, and Assistant City Attorneys Lucas and Grean.

2018-2019 Legal Services Contract – City Attorney Brandt reviewed the proposed contract for provision of legal services to the City for the years 2018-2019 which included a five dollar ($5.00) per hour increase. 

City Attorney Brandt asked that if possible, when Councilmembers have very specific legal questions they intended to ask at a Council meeting, that they notify his office in advance. 

The Attorney’s also mentioned the very strong skills of the City’s Police Officers related to report writing which is helpful to their prosecution efforts.

A motion was made by Carlin, seconded by Kvamme to recommend approval of the proposed contract to the City Council.  With all in favor, the motion carried.

There being no further business, a motion was made by Carlin, seconded by Kvamme, to adjourn.  With all in favor, the motion carried and the meeting adjourned at 5:15 p.m.