CITY OF BEAVER BAY
711 MACDONALD AVE
BEAVER BAY, MN 55601
OCTOBER 11, 2012 MEETING @ 7:00 PM
PRESENT: Shamblin, Nazian, Huss, Harris, Malzac
OTHERS: John McCurtain, James Northagen, Todd Krynski, Kathy Carlson
Mayor Shamblin called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.
Two items were added to the agenda: Fultz request for payout of vacation time and non-waiver for
liability insurance. Steve Nazian then made a motion to approve the agenda; Tom Harris 2nd the
motion, all in favor, motion passed 5-0.
Marc Huss made a motion to approve the September 27, 2012, and the October 4, 2012, minutes, Tom
Harris 2nd the motion, all in favor, motion passed 5-0.
Tom Harris reported that the AFSCME union was delinquent in responding the last City proposal and
terms of contract and that the attorney will be reporting back to him on the status at that point.
Linda Malzac reported that the Green Door was making progress with the new manager in place, and
that the architect would be on site on Friday, October 12 to meet with the staff and committee
members for direction. Tom Harris suggested that Light and Power be contacted to see if any of their
energy efficiency/energy audit programs might be helpful to the Green Door remodeling process.
Steve Nazian reported that the Utility Committee met and that even though the calculations portrayed a
$29,000 shortfall, that the rates need not be changed at this time. The committee would meet again in 6
months and review the situation.
John McCurtain reported that he had a call from the Fiber Optic Installation people with Lake County
who were inquiring whether they needed a permit for running mostly overhead cable in Beaver Bay.
They said that the majority of the work would be over head and use existing poles in the City.
Accordingly, Tom Harris made a motion that the Lake County fiber optic contractor would not need
any permits as long as they were installing on existing poles, and that if extra poles needed to be
installed, that they would need permits for those installations; Marc Huss 2nd the motion, all in favor,
motion passed 5-0.
Council asked that Marc Huss, John McCurtain, Any Morris, and Zack Meyers get together to review and
prioritized lift stations to be repaired.
Steve Nazian presented Ordinance 10112012 to the Council, an ordinance that would adopt the
Minnesota Municipal Basic Code with the exception of the zoning section. Marc Huss made a motion to
adopt the code as presented; Tom Harris 2nd the motion, roll call vote was taken as follows:
Huss, aye; Harris, aye; Nazian, aye, Malzac, aye; Shamblin, aye. Motion passed 5-0.
Following consideration of the ordinance, the Council then considered Resolution 10112012 which
officially approves the provisions of 113.03-113.07 for regulation of peddlers and solicitors for the city of
Beaver Bay. Steve Nazian made a motion to adopt the Resolution 10112012, Tom Harris 2nd the
motion, votes taken by roll call vote as follows: Huss, aye; Harris, aye; Nazian, aye, Malzac, aye;
Shamblin, aye. Motion passed 5-0.
Tom Harris reported that he had contacted the Lake County Sheriff to determine whether or not the
Sheriff would be willing to enforce the newly adopted City codes. The Sheriff indicated that yes he
would and that City of Silver Bay might provide another option. After discussion, it was the consensus of
the Council that they would prefer that Lake County enforce the code. Fee Schedules for fines and
compliance will be forthcoming.
Tom Harris made a motion to hire Tracy Pearson for a fill-in, part time bartender at the Green door;
Linda Malzac 2nd the motion, all in favor, motion passed 5-0.
Marc Huss made a motion to approve the non-waiver of the statutory tort liability limits in the State
of Minnesota; Steve Nazian 2nd the motion, all in favor, motion passed 5-0.
Tonja Fultz claim for additional vacation time pay-out was tabled. Kent Shamblin made the motion,
Marc Huss 2nd the motion, all in favor, motion passed to table, 5-0.
Council discussed claims. Council pulled the following three claims from the approval process; Barr
engineering for $5923.38; Barr engineering for $1044.40; and Jim Rich for $500.00. Other claims were
approved by motion from Marc Huss, 2nd by Tom Harris, motion passed 5-0.
Tom Harris asked that the Council consider having a Committee of the Whole work session to determine
short and long time goals of the Council in the near future prior to working on 2013 budget. Steve
Nazian commented that his wife, Kathleen Swendsen would make a good moderator for the event.
Marc Huss made a motion to adjourn; Steve Nazian 2nd the motion, all in favor, motion passed 5-0.