!said she had already met with a lawyer on the issue. City Attorney Nicholas Hall told Hjelmstad that since she had already taken legal steps, he would recommend the council take no more action on the subject. Hall said if no action had been taken against the city at that point he would have recommended the council have a discussion with the couple. The city is waiting for a formal complaint.
Later the council approved a request for funds from Army Corps of Engineers for the Flood Control Project. City Administrator Nick Ziegelmann explained an additional $16,667 was needed from the city for the Corps to complete the scope work. The Corps work will be completed for a third of the cost to the city and will allow KLJ to use the Corps information and focus their work elsewhere. The council also approved the application from the Chamber of Commerce to hold another Wine Walk on June 12th. And later approved Mayor Chis West's recommendation that the city look at filling 1 of 2 open police officer positions in Grafton. Administrator Nick Ziegelmann says the city will address the 2nd open position at a later date. Councilman Christopher Lipsh was the lone desenter. Lipsh said he would like to see both the positions filled immediately.