CITY OF CLAREMONT
SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2022
A special meeting of the City Council of the City of Claremont, Minnesota was held on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. at Claremont City Hall.
Council members present: Mayor Tasha Dahl, City Council Members Jacob Klejeski and Hunter McGovern. Council Members absent: Deb Ellis. There is 1 vacant city council seat.
City staff and others present: City Administrator Evan Brown, City Clerk/Treasurer Elizabeth Sorg, and City Attorney Mark Rahrick.
The purpose of this special meeting was to discuss staffing options because City Administrator Brown is being deployed for 440 days. He did state he plans on returning to this position when he comes back. Per USERRA employees on military service leave retain their seniority status, pay rate, and still accumulates vacation/PTO. The League of Minnesota Cities has a list of independent contractors who fill in as city administrators. Brown will reach out to them. There was also discussion of a part-time office worker, if needed. Council will continue discussion at the October 4 city council meeting.
Motion by McGovern to adjourn the meeting at 6:42 p.m., second by Klejeski. Motion carried unanimously.
Elizabeth Sorg, City Clerk/Treasurer
Tasha Dahl, Mayor