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1991-03-02 Special City Council Minutes MINUTES OF A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE EAGAN CITY COUNCIL Eagan, Minnesota April 2, 1991 A special meeting of the Eagan City Council was held In Conference Rooms A and B of the Eagan Municipal Center Building on Tuesday, April 2, 1991 at 4:00 p.m. Present were Mayor Egan, Councilmembers Gustafson, McCrea, Pawlenty and Wachter. Also present were Director of Community Development Runkle, Recycling Coordinator Hageman, Assistant to the City Administrator Hohenstein and City Administrator Hedges. The purpose of the meeting Is to receive the presentation and information by Dakota County officials on the proposed resource recovery facility. Dakota County Commissioner Chapdelaine provided some introductory comments to the City Council, staff and citizens who were In attendance to review the proposed resource recover facility that will use incineration to process refuse. Barry Schade, project manager for the resource recovery facility project, made a lengthy presentation about the data, environmental Impact statement and numerous special studies that were conducted by Dakota County that led to a choice of proceeding with a method of incinera- tion instead of composting refuse. His presentation Included a distribution of material that Is support documentation for the multi-million dollar study that was completed by Resource Integration Systems and Franklin Associates, consultants for Dakota County. Jeff Connell, Director of Physical Development, also presented information relative to the proposed Dakota County Resource Recovery Facility pertaining to recycling and composting programs. City Councilmembers asked a variety of questions pertinent to the .proposed incinerator that were responded to by County staff. Mayor Egan recognized other County officials Including the Dakota County Administrator Lyle Wray, Lou Brelmhurst, Director of Physical Development, as well as other Dakota County staff members and thanked Commissioner Chapdelaine, Mr. Schade and Mr. Connell for the excellent presentations and information distributed to the City Council regarding the County's proposal to build the resource recovery facility. Mayor Egan informed the Dakota County officials and audience that a resolution entitled "Proposed Dakota County Resource Recovery Facility" will be formally considered by the City Council as an action item on the regular City Council agenda later that evening. OTHER BUSINESS There was no further business and the meeting was adjourned at approximately 6:00 p.m. Mayor Egan again informed representatives of the County and the citizens In attendance that this item would be considered as an official agenda item at a regular City Council meeting scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. TLH April 2. 1991 1 144~ Date Cftf Clerk