From the December 14, 2009 City Council Agenda:
13 Motion to Go Into Closed Session
b. Proposed purchase of land located at 6063 Mt Carmel Road Red Wing MN for the purpose of preserving land to spread Bio-solids.
Nowhere else in the agenda is the bio-solids issue discussed. So what happens is that what should be a public discussion of building a treatment facility, buying land somewhere else, etc., is swallowed up in the closed session, where only a purchase price should be discussed. We are denied hearing council members concerns, questions, comments. The Council spent one hour in closed session. We can only speculate as to what was discussed other than a purchase price.
It can’t be stated often enough: