City of Freeborn

City Council Regular Meeting Minutes

September 21. 2016

Present:  Mayor: Ed Mosser; Council Members: Jim Beach, Jeremy Henke, Pat Stenzel;

Interim City Clerk: Jan Beach


Absent: Council Member: Kaleb Bjornstad; City Maintenance Operator: Bill Guggisberg


Others present: Owen Todd from Bolton Menk; Andrew Bernau, C.P.A. City Auditor;

Steve Seipp, Fire Chief and property owner


Ed called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.

Jan called roll.


Motion made by Jeremy—2nd by Pat to approve the August 17, 2016 Regular Meeting Minutes—carried.


Public Comments: none


Engineer Owen Todd:

Owen presented the Proposed Change Order #3 to change the completion date on the Water Project—Mayor Ed signed the Change Order.  Council members reported several items that need to be completed from the Water Project. Owen suggested a meeting with BCM, Rural Dev. and the City to address the problems.


Andrew Bernau:

The Audit report was reviewed.


Motion made by Jim –2nd by Pat to Approve the 2015 Auditor’s Report prepared by Hill, Larson, Walth & Benda CPA firm.—carried


Motion made by Pat –2nd by Jim to transfer $11,952.00 from the General Fund to the Fire Department Equipment Fund.—carried


Unfinished Business:

Jan will send disconnect notices to all delinquent Water Customers.

City budget was discussed.


New Business: none


Accounts Payable/Reconciliation Reports:

Motion made by Pat–2nd by Jim to accept and approve the Accounts Payable and Reconciliation Reports—carried



Steve Seipp was asked about the City purchasing part of the park–Steve does not want to sell.



Motion made by Jim—2nd by Pat to adjourn—carried


Submitted by:

Jan Beach, Interim City Clerk