Standard Resolution Template, LMC Model ResolutionPublished Sep 13, 2018
A resolution is a formal, written expression of a motion used for any action of a temporary, routine or administrative nature. This model provides structure for your content when you are drafting a resolution from scratch.
Appointing a City Insurance Agent, LMCIT Model ResolutionPublished Nov 21, 2017
Members of the League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust (LMCIT) are required to use the services of an insurance agent to participate in the property/casualty program. Use this resolution to appoint an agent.
Approving a Special Law, LMC Model ResolutionPublished Sep 13, 2018
Approves a law passed by the state legislature that usually affects a single city. Passage of the resolution by a majority of the city council is required to allow the law to take effect.
Vacating a Street Upon Petition, LMC Model ResolutionPublished May 3, 2018
A resolution for city council use in completing the vacation of a street, or a portion of the street, started by landowner petition. Council must set out the benefit to public interest, and passage allows the vacation.
Health Plan Contribution Incentive, LMC Model ResolutionPublished Oct 13, 2017
A cost-saving measure for a city facing budget cuts or reorganization, this resolution allows a group of employees you define to choose early retirement with city contribution to a post-employment health plan account for a stated length of time as an incentive. Designed for times of significant budgetary difficulty, not a permanent policy.
Paid Health Insurance Incentive, LMC Model ResolutionPublished Oct 13, 2017
A cost-saving measure for a city facing budget cuts or reorganization, this resolution allows a group of employees you define to choose early retirement with city-paid health insurance for a length of time as an incentive. Designed for times of significant budgetary difficulty, not a permanent policy.
Designating City Depository, LMC Model ResolutionPublished Oct 11, 2018
Pass this resolution to name a bank or other authorized financial institution as a place to deposit city funds. Contains provisions about deposits that exceed FDIC guarantees or use of collateral in place of a surety bond. Contains alternative collateral provisions if the depository is not an FDIC-member institution.
Accepting Donations, LMC Model ResolutionPublished May 23, 2017
City recognition and acceptance of a donation made for public purposes under Minnesota Statute section 475.03. Allows customization for terms and conditions and optional language for use in accepting gifts or bequests for public recreational purposes under Minnesota Statute section 471.17.
Certifying Unpaid Charges, LMC Model ResolutionPublished Oct 24, 2018
Action of the city council directing clerk to certify unpaid charges to the county auditor as a lien upon the properties to be collected in the same manner as property taxes.
Extending a Local Emergency, LMC Model ResolutionPublished Nov 28, 2018
City council declaration required under Minnesota Statutes chapter 12 on emergency management that the mayor-declared emergency will last for more than three days. It invokes the city’s disaster plan.
Making a Local or Special Emergency Contract, LMC Model ResolutionPublished Nov 28, 2018
Authorizes a city to make a contract during a local emergency as provided in Minnesota Statutes chapter 12 on emergency management, with alternate language for contracting in a special emergency under township authority in Minnesota Statutes 365.37 and 415.01.
Establishing a Fire Escrow Account, LMC Model ResolutionPublished Nov 28, 2018
Authorizes creation of a trust or escrow account for the city to receive a portion of insurance settlement proceeds from a claim of real property located in the city that is damaged by fire or explosion.
Ordering the Securing of a Vacant Building, LMC Model ResolutionPublished Nov 28, 2018
For cities proceeding under Minnesota’s hazardous or substandard building laws, this orders a building owner to comply with actions the city has determined are required in order to secure a vacant building for safety purposes. May be customized for your situation, setting out the safety issues and citing your documentation.
Contracting with a City Official, LMC Model ResolutionPublished Nov 19, 2018
Approval by the city council of a contract with an interested officer when competitive bidding is not required. Sets essential facts required by state law such as the nature of the officer’s interest and the item or service to be provided, and stating that the contract price is at least as low as could be found elsewhere.
Ratifying an Emergency Contract, LMC Model ResolutionPublished Nov 19, 2018
Documents city council approval of a contract with an interested officer when competitive bidding is not required. Used for a contract made in an emergency when the contract cannot be authorized in advance. Describes emergency conditions, states price is as at least as low as could be found elsewhere, and authorizes payment.
Adopting Findings of Fact, LMC Model ResolutionPublished Jan 11, 2019
The written explanation of a city’s land use decision to either approve or deny a request for an exception – or variance – from the requirements of a city’s zoning ordinance. Cities must document sufficient reasons for their action, and under the 60 day rule, it must be in writing.