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Meeting Minutes for July 23, 2007

MINUTES
MOUNTAIN IRON CITY COUNCIL
SPECIAL MEETING
JULY 23, 2007

Mayor Skalko called the City Council meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. with the following members present: Joe Prebeg, Jr., Tony Zupancich, Alan Stanaway, Ed Roskoski, and Mayor Gary Skalko. Also present were: Craig J. Wainio, City Administrator; Jill M. Forseen, Municipal Services Secretary; and Rod Flannigan, City Engineer.

It was moved by Zupancich and seconded by Prebeg to adopt Resolution Number 37-07, awarding the bid for the improvements of Unity Second Addition, (a copy is attached and made a part of these minutes). The motion carried on the following roll call vote: Prebeg, yes; Zupancich, yes; Stanaway, yes; Roskoski, no; and Skalko, yes.

It was moved by Skalko and supported by Prebeg to list the lots in Unity Second Addition as follows:

Lot Block Size Price Lot Block Size Price
1 1 0.92 $26,532.12 1 2 0.54 $15,573.20
2 1 0.66 $19,033.91 2 2 0.51 $14,708.02
3 1 0.83 $23,936.58 3 2 0.71 $20,475.87
4 1 0.78 $22,494.62 4 2 1.06 $30,569.61
5 1 0.85 $24,513.37 5 2 0.78 $22,494.62
6 1 0.88 $25,378.55 6 2 0.64 $18,457.13
7 1 0.63 $18,168.73 7 2 0.72 $20,764.27
8 1 0.72 $20,764.27 8 2 1.23 $35,472.29
9 1 0.51 $14,708.02 9 2 1.22 $35,183.90
10 1 0.61 $17,591.95 10 2 0.87 $25,090.16
11 1 0.56 $16,149.98 11 2 0.72 $20,764.27
12 1 0.78 $22,494.62 12 2 0.81 $23,359.80
13 1 0.69 $19,899.09 13 2 1.18 $34,030.33
14 1 0.58 $16,726.77 14 2 0.93 $26,820.51
15 1 0.49 $14,131.24 15 2 0.61 $17,591.95
16 2 0.61 $17,591.95
17 2 0.73 $21,052.66
18 2 0.88 $25,378.55
19 2 0.67 $19,322.30
20 2 0.67 $19,322.30

The motion carried on the following roll call vote: Zupancich, yes; Stanaway, yes; Roskoski, no; Prebeg, yes; and Skalko, yes.

It was moved by Skalko and seconded by Zupancich to authorize Staff to sell only one lot per immediate family and/or developer in Unity Second Addition, and if there is interest of purchasing more than one lot to seek special permission from the City Council. The motion carried unanimously. 

It was moved by Skalko and seconded by Zupancich to set Monday, August 20, 2007 at 8:00 a.m. to begin the sale of the lots in Unity Second Addition, by appearing in person and paying the entire lot purchase price in full, and this being on a first come first serve for selection of the lots. And further, to authorize Staff to place two half page advertisements in the Mesabi Daily News announcing the sale of the lots in Unity Second Addition listing all the criteria for purchasing lots with the first advertisement being placed no later than August 1, 2007. The motion carried unanimously.

The Mayor advised the Council that the Unity Second Addition action has been completed and he told the Council that the issue is done and should not be brought up at future meetings.

The Mayor said he would contact officials at the Mountain Iron-Buhl School District regarding concerns with regard to the football practice field being located in the Unity Second Addition property.

At 7:20 p.m., it was moved by Roskoski and seconded by Skalko that the meeting be adjourned. The motion carried unanimously.

Submitted by:

Jill M. Forseen, CMC/MMCA
Municipal Services Secretary

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