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Jefferson Development Corporation

Tuesday, August 18, 1998

Location: Morgan & Myers

146 E. Milwaukee Street - Jefferson

6:50 a.m. - 7:55 a.m.

Attending: Dempsey, Fischer, Guttenberg, Lewis, Martin, Morgan, Olsen, Pierce, Schornack and Thomsen.

1. Call to Order 6:50 a.m. by President Morgan.

2. Approval of Minutes

Motion (Guttenberg, Schornack) to approve minutes of July 21, 1998. MOTION CARRIED

3. Update on Ganser

Estella Ganser's letter of August 8th and Burt Miller's letter of August 11th were distributed. Discussed our options. It was suggested we go back to Estella and appeal to her sense of community good, such as explaining the need for a fire exit. Olsen will also talk with the city engineer to find out his plans for connecting North Parkway to Dewey Avenue.

4. Payment to Miller

Motion (Fischer/Thomsen) to pay $1,513.70 to Burt Miller for his legal work on the (redacted) property. MOTION CARRIED

5. Discussed W & S Concrete Property in South Industrial Park

Olsen explained how the purchase of this property did not follow the JDC established procedures. It was suggested we get legal advice to determine when construction must be completed. Wendorf knows that he must come before the Board with a plan before he starts any construction.

Discussed the sign on the property. Schornack stated that Wendorf him and the mayor that he would take the sign down as soon as the weather got better. The Board directed Olsen to write a letter to Wendorf telling him his sign must come down.

6. Update on (Redacted)

General consensus is to pursue the purchase of this property. Olsen was directed to talk with the common council to find out their feelings.

7. Roberts & Dybdahl Lumber Company

Olsen has been working with this prospect. They are interested in a 10 acre site with rail access in the North Industrial Park.

8. Co-op advertising in The Business Journal

Haroldson is coordinating advertising among JCEDC members. Olsen will look into this and get some price quotes.

9. Adjourn Meeting adjourned at 7:55 a.m.


Tuesday, September 15, 1998 at 6:45 a.m. at Morgan & Myers Building