Regular City Council Meeting Minutes 

City of Porter 

April 13, 2021 6:30 p.m. 

 

Meeting called to order by Mayor, Donald Verschelde  

 

Council members present were Kim Jelen, Donald Verschelde, Josh Sumption, Pat Vlaminck, and Judy Verschelde.   

 

Mayor Donald Verschelde called for the reading of the minutes of the March 1, 2021, Regular City Council meeting.  Minutes were approved as read in a motion by Pat Vlaminck, seconded by Josh Sumption. All were in favor with none opposed, and the motion was carried. 

 

A motion was made by Josh Sumption, seconded by Pat Vlaminck to approve the mowing bid to Hennen’s Lawn Service.  All were in favor with none opposed, and the motion was carried. 

 

Dump grounds need to be pushed up.  The city has a burn permit. 

 

Dragging has been done at the park and water will be turned on.  A tournament will be held there next weekend. 

 

Resolution 04.13.2021 

BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Porter, in the County of Yellow Medicine and the state of Minnesota that the city gives their approval for an offsite Raffle & Bingo gambling permit for the Porter Fire Relief Department Association located within the city limits at the Porter Fire Hall.   

A motion was made by Josh Sumption, seconded by Pat Vlaminck, to approve Resolution 04.13.2021 All were in favor with none opposed, and the resolution was passed. 

 

The city has received additional calls on the “junk” on the west end of town. 

 

The park again needs woodchips under the swings.  The city will see if the 4H would like to do this as a project again. 

 

The city reviewed their property schedule and insurance coverage. 

 

356,000 gallons used 

 

Josh Sumption made a motion to pay the bills as read.  Pat Vlaminck seconded the motion.  All were in favor with none opposed, and the motion was carried.  

A motion was made by Pat Vlaminck, seconded by Josh Sumption, to adjourn the meeting.  All were in favor with none opposed, and the motion was carried. 

 

Kim Jelen, Clerk 

City of Porter