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Actions Taken at the April 17, 2019 City Council Meeting

The following actions were taken at the April 3, 2019 City of Cottage Grove Council Meeting. City Council meetings are broadcast by the South Washington County Cable Commission and are available for online viewing at www.swctc.org.

Consent Agenda

Sale of Surplus Property

Council authorized Public Works to advertise and sell surplus property on eBay and/or Cranky Ape.

Contact: Adam Moshier, Management Analyst, amoshier@cottagegrovemn.gov, 651-458-2844

Raffle Permit - Cottage Grove Lions

Council authorized issuance of a single-occasion gambling permit to the Cottage Grove Lions to conduct a raffle at Carbone's, 7155 Jorgensen Lane South, on August 20, 2019.

Contact: Pete Koerner, Director of Public Safety/Police Chief, pkoerner@cottagegrovemn.gov, 651-458-6003

EDA Appointment

Council appointed Rachel Smoot to fill the vacant Economic Development Authority position for a term ending on December 6, 2023.

Contact: Kathy Dennis, Planning Secretary, kdennis@cottagegrovemn.gov, 651-458-2827

Massage Business and Therapist Licenses - Holly Thomas

Council authorized issuance of a massage business and massage therapist license to Holly Thomas to operate as a home occupation at her residence at 9444 67th Street South.

Contact: Pete Koerner, Director of Public Safety/Police Chief, pkoerner@cottagegrovemn.gov, 651-458-6003

Massage Therapist License - Larissa Schaar

Council authorized issuance of a massage therapist license to Larissa Schaar to work at The Healing Place, 8617 West Point Douglas Road South.

Contact: Pete Koerner, Director of Public Safety/Police Chief, pkoerner@cottagegrovemn.gov, 651-458-6003

2019 Joint Crack Sealing Project - Quote Award

Council adopted Resolution 2019-048 awarding the 2019 Joint Crack Sealing Project to the lowest accepted quote supplied by Fahrner Asphalt Sealers, LLC in the amount of $64,264.56.

Contact: Ryan Burfeind, Acting City Engineer, rburfeind@cottagegrovemn.gov, 651-458-289

Americans with Disabilities Act- Transition Plan

Council 1. Receive the draft ADA Transition Plan. 2. Approve posting the draft ADA Transition Plan for public comment.

Contact: Ryan Burfeind, Acting City Engineer, rburfeind@cottagegrovemn.gov, 651-458-289

Verizon Wireless - Conditional Use Permit

Council adopted Resolution 2019-049 approving the conditional use permit for the proposed installation of six antennas by Verizon Wireless on top of the City's Meadow Grass water reservoir.

Contact: Emily Schmitz, Senior Planner, eschmitz@cottagegrovemn.gov, 651-458-2825

Parkview Pointe Utility, Street, and Lighting Improvements -Approve Plans & Specifications and Establish Bid Date

Council adopted Resolution 2019-050 approving the plans and specifications and establishing a May 9, 2019, bid date for the Parkview Pointe Utility, Street, and Lighting Improvements.

Contact: Ryan Burfeind, Acting City Engineer, rburfeind@cottagegrovemn.gov, 651-458-289

Rental License Approvals

Council approved the issuance of rental licenses to the properties in the attached table.

Contact: Samantha Drewry, Code Enforcement Officer, sdrewry@cottagegrovemn.gov, 651-458-2876

Danner Grading Permit for Apache Site - Interim Conditional Use Permit

Council adopted Resolution 2019-052 approving the Interim Conditional Use Permit to allow the continued grading of the 70.23-acre Apache site as proposed on the grading plan dated February 15 , 2019, as prepared by Pioneer Engineering.

Contact: John Burbank, Senior Planner, jburbank@cottagegrovemn.gov, 651-458-2825

Summers Landing 3rd Addition Utility, Street, and Lighting Improvements - Approve Plans & Specifications and Establish Bid Date

Council adopted Resolution 2019-051 approving the plans and specifications and establishing a May 9, 2019, bid date for the Summers Landing 3rd Addition Utility, Street, and Lighting Improvements.

Contact: Ryan Burfeind, Acting City Engineer, rburfeind@cottagegrovemn.gov, 651-458-289

Therapeutic Massage Ordinance Amendment

Council adopted Ordinance No. 1003 amending City Code Title 3, Chapter 8, regarding massage therapist licensing.

Contact: Christine Costello, Community & Economic Development Director, ccostello@cottagegrovemn.gov, 651-458-2824

Sale of Fire Engine 2

Council authorized the sale of Engine 2 (1990 Peterbilt) via a Fire Apparatus Auction Site, posting an advertisement for fire departments, or through the public auction site CrankApe.com.

Contact: Pete Koerner, Director of Public Safety/Police Chief, pkoerner@cottagegrovemn.gov, 651-458-6003

Façade Improvement Program Award

Council authorized staff to submit an award letter and contract for the Oasis Chiropractic and Wellness Building project for $25,000 as part of the Facade Improvement Grant Program.

Contact: Christine Costello, Community & Economic Development Director, ccostello@cottagegrovemn.gov, 651-458-2824

7470 East Point Douglas Road - Request to Submit a Letter of Intent (LOI)

Council authorized the EDA Executive Director/City Administrator to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) to Re/Max Results Commercial Group for the negotiation and purchase of 7470 East Point Douglas Road and begin additional environmental investigation work.

Contact: Christine Costello, Community & Economic Development Director, ccostello@cottagegrovemn.gov, 651-458-2824