Alexandria City Council

Regular Meeting

Monday, Aug. 12

Location: Alexandria City Hall Council Chambers at 704 Broadway

7 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance, invocation, public comment period

7:05 p.m. Consent agenda:

  1. Approve the minutes of the July 22 City Council meeting

  2. Approve July bills and authorize issuance

  3. Approve license applications and authorize issuance

7:10 p.m. League of Minnesota Cities officials – Recognition of Mayor Carlson’s service on the League's Board of Directors

7:15 p.m. Healthy Voices, Healthy Choices Coalition Coordinator Katie Strickler - presentation

7:20 p.m. Park and Facilities Division Director Bill Thoennes – Award bids for Public Works vehicles

7:25 p.m. Action items:

  1. Temporary liquor license – The Church of St. Mary – Event on Sunday, Sept. 8

  2. 2019-2020 Agreement for security services between District 206 and City of Alexandria

  3. Second reading – Ordinance amending Home Rule Charter Sections 2.04, 2.05 and Article V

7:35 p.m. Community Development Director Mike Weber

  1. Subordination agreement (Gunnarson Properties LLC)

  2. Award bid for Building Department truck

7:45 p.m. City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven

  1. Authorization to advertise for bids for the 44th Avenue extension project

  2. Resolution relating to parking restriction on 44th Avenue

  3. Development agreement relating to the construction of 44th Avenue and Sanibel Drive

8 p.m. City attorney’s items of business

8:10 p.m. City administrator’s items of business

8:15 p.m. Old and other business


Note: The Alexandria City Council will meet in a special City Council meeting at 5 p.m. to discuss the old REA building, 18th Avenue project, Bellanca building, Douglas County HRA project, TIF District No. 59 – Kinkead Apartments, administrative assistant/council and general governance position, and 2020-2024 Draft Capital Improvement Plan. No action will be taken at this meeting.

The above items are scheduled as of Aug. 7 and are subject to change.

Douglas County Board of Commissioners

Special board meeting

Tuesday, Aug. 13

Location: Douglas County Courthouse board room

8 a.m. Call to order

8:01 a.m. Closed session: As permitted by Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03, subdivision 1(b) to discuss the County’s labor negotiation strategy, conducted pursuant to sections 179A.01 to 179A.25.


Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management

Thursday, Aug. 15

Location: 2115 Jefferson St., Alexandria

8 a.m. Pledge of allegiance and call to order

1. Agenda

2. Review July 18 minutes

3. Financial report

4. Plant operations report

5. Landfill operations report

6. MRF operations report

7. Plant maintenance activity report

8. SCORE programs

9. Bills

10.Other business

a) Lab USA

b) 2019 audit

c) 2020 tipping fee

d) Server proposal

Agenda is as of Tuesday, Aug. 6, and is subject to change.

The Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management Joint Powers Board will attend the following meeting to discuss issues of interest and/or concerns of Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management: Long Range Planning Meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 9 a.m. at Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management, 2115 Jefferson St. in Alexandria.