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(May 16, 2014) WILLMAR CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS COUNCIL CHAMBERS WILLMAR MUNICIPAL UTILITIES BUILDING WILLMAR, MINNESOTA April 21, 2014 7:00 p.m. The regular meeting of the Willmar City Council was called to order by the Honorable Mayor Frank Yanish. Members present on a roll call were Mayor Yanish, Council Members Audrey Nelsen, Jim Dokken, Rick Fagerlie, Denis Anderson, Ron Christianson, Steve Ahmann, Tim Johnson and Bruce DeBlieck; Present 9, Absent 0. Others present were City Administrator Charlene Stevens, Police Chief David Wyffels, Finance Director Steve Okins, Public Works Director Sean Christensen, City Clerk Kevin Halliday, Community Education and Recreation Director Steve Brisendine, Fire Chief Gary Hendrickson and City Attorney Robert Scott. Resolution No. 1 was introduced by Council Member Anderson, seconded by Council Member Nelsen, reviewed by Mayor Yanish, and approved on a roll call vote of Ayes 8, Noes 0. RESOLUTION NO. 1 Approval of Request to Transfer HUD Programs From the Willmar HRA to the Kandiyohi County HRA WHEREAS, the Housing and Redevelopment Authority In and For the City of Willmar, Minnesota (herein referred to as the Willmar HRA) and the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Kandiyohi County, Minnesota (herein referred to as the Kandiyohi County HRA) have had ongoing discussions and planning regarding transferring the HUD Public Housing Program and HUD Housing Choice Voucher Program of the Willmar HRA to the Kandiyohi County HRA; WHEREAS, the Willmar HRA Board of Commissioners is committed to developing a HUD Public Housing Program and Housing Choice Voucher Program which utilizes program dollars efficiently and effectively in service to the public; WHEREAS, the Willmar HRA Board of Commissioners has passed resolution requesting HUD transfer the MN051 Public Housing Program and Housing Choice Voucher Program to the Kandiyohi County HRA MN168 for further efficiency purposes; WHEREAS, the Kandiyohi County HRA Board of Commissioners has passed resolution accepting the transfer of the Willmar HRA Public Housing Program and Housing Choice Voucher Program upon HUD's approval; NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Willmar, Minnesota that the City hereby supports the request to the Department of Housing and Urban Development to transfer the Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Programs from the Willmar HRA to the Kandiyohi County HRA; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Willmar, Minnesota that the City of Willmar agrees to 1) assign the HUD Public Housing Program and Housing Choice Voucher Program to the Kandiyohi County HRA; 2) permit the Kandiyohi County HRA to function in its jurisdiction; and 3) to complete all transfer actions required by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Dated this 21st day of April, 2014. /s/ Frank Yanish, MAYOR /s/ Kevin Halliday Attest: CITY CLERK Resolution No. 2 was introduced by Council Member Christianson, seconded by Council Member Anderson, reviewed by Mayor Yanish, and approved on a roll call vote of Ayes 8, Noes 0. RESOLUTION NO. 2 BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Willmar that the Willmar Police Department be allowed to apply for, and if awarded, participate in a Federal Bureau of Justice Assistance grant for the fiscal year 2014 Bulletproof Vest Program. Dated this 21st day of April, 2014. /s/ Frank Yanish, MAYOR /s/ Kevin Halliday Attest: CITY CLERK There being no further business to come before the Council, the meeting adjourned at 9:12 p.m. upon motion by Council Member Ahmann, seconded by Council Member Anderson, and carried.

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