5.4.2021 Commission Agenda

The City Commission Meeting will begin on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 at 5:00 PM CT, at the City Commission Chambers, 254 2nd Avenue NE, Valley City, ND.  Members of the public are not permitted in the Commission Chambers due to COVID-19 and as allowed in ND Executive Order 2020-16.

Members of the public may view the meeting online https://zoom.us/j/92208619017 or listen by calling (1 346 248 7799) Webinar ID:  922 0861 9017

Call To Order

Pledge of Allegiance (please stand)
Roll Call

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes

Approve Minutes form the April 19th Meeting and the April 13th Equalization Meeting.

Arbor  Day Proclamation

Approval of Consent Agenda    

1.  Approve Application to Block Off Street for VCSU-VC Activities Board from 3 PM to Midnight on May 5th for the End of Year Street Dance on 2nd Ave SW, East Side of the Student Center and Library.

2. Approve Application to Block Off Street for Sheyenne Valley Soapbox Derby Association for the Soapbox Derby Race held from 6 AM to 6 PM on June 5th, Central Ave from 3rd St to 9th St.

3.  Approve Raffle Permit for Bridge City Cruisers.

4.  Approve Raffle Permit for Fraternal Order of Police James/Valley Lodge #4.

Roll Call:          Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

Public Comments

Attorney General’s “A Citizen’s Guide to North Dakota Open Records & Open Meetings Laws” *A member of the public does not have the right to speak to the governing body at an open meeting.  The public is only entitled to see and hear what happens at a meeting, and to record or broadcast those observations.

  • No personal attacks to persons present or not
  • No inflammatory language used during time that you have the platform
  • 5 minute maximum or as directed by the chair
  • Thank you for participating in City Government.

Ordinance

1.  Approve Second and Final Reading of Ordinance No. 1077, an Ordinance amending and reenacting VCMC section 8-01-02 re contractor license renewal date.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

2.  Approve Second and Final Reading of Ordinance No. 1078, an Ordinance to Create and enact Section 15-01-12.1 re Tax Assessment of Unpaid Utility Charges.  (City Administrator Crawford)

Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Carlsrud

3.  Approve Second and Final Reading of Ordinance No. 1074, an Ordinance Enacting a new section of the Valley City Municipal Code relating to Wireless Telecommunication Facility Guidelines.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

4.  Approve Second and Final Reading of Ordinance 1075, an Ordinance Amending and Reenacting Sections of Titles 7 and 11 of the Valley City Municipal Code Related to Building Permits and Zoning Code Violations.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

5.  Approve First Reading of Ordinance 1079, an Ordinance Amending and Reenacting Section 12-02-01 of the Valley City Municipal Code re Property Maintenance definitions.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Carlsrud

 

Resolution

            1.  Approve Resolution 2294, a Resolution Authorizing Filing of Application with NDDOE for Clean Water & Drinking Water Loan.  (Deputy Auditor Klein)

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

New Business

1.  Approve Designating Funds from the Cares Act Relief Funds in the amount of $25,000 for Lights to Place on the Elks Foot Bridge and in Veterans Park and $5,000 for the VC Park District to add concrete cornhole games to Chautauqua Park.  (Deputy Auditor Klein)

Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Carlsrud

2.  Approve Recommendation from Renaissance Zone Authority Board to approve application from John Hill for the 5 year property tax and 5 year income tax exemption up to $300,000 and designate it as VC-128.  (Deputy Auditor Klein)

            Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

3.  Approve Recommendation from Renaissance Zone Authority Board to approve four applications from Legacy Developments for the 5 year property tax and 5 year income tax exemption up to $300,000 each, contingent on receiving their Certificate of Good Standing, and designate them as VC-129, VC-130, VC131 and VC-132.  (Deputy Auditor Klein)

 Roll Call:         Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

4.  Approval of Valley City Barnes County Rescue Joint Powers Agreement.  (City Administrator Crawford)

Roll Call:          Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

5.  Amend City Administrator’s Contract.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

6.  Approve BlueScope Contract.  (City Administrator Crawford)

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

7.  Amend Resolution 2292, a Resolution Approving Plat of Hyland Park District.  (City Administrator Crawford)

            Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Carlsrud

8.  Approve offer for purchase of property located at 476 5th Ave NE.  (City Administrator Crawford)

            Roll Call:          Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

9.  Approve Preliminary Design Engineering Agreement for Water/Sanitary Sewer Extensions to Nextera Addition (KLJ).

            Roll Call:          Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

10.  Approve Site Authorization Renewal for Valley City Baseball Association at The Clubhouse Lounge from 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2022.  (Deputy Auditor Klein)

            Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

City Administrator’s Report
City Updates & Commission Reports
Adjourn

4.19.2021 Commission Agenda

The City Commission Meeting will begin on Monday, April 19th, 2021 at 5:00 PM CT, at the City Commission Chambers, 254 2nd Avenue NE, Valley City, ND.  Members of the public are not permitted in the Commission Chambers due to COVID-19 and as allowed in ND Executive Order 2020-16.

Members of the public may view the meeting online https://zoom.us/j/97114904856 or listen by calling (1 346 248 7799) Webinar ID: 971 1490 4856

Call To Order
Roll Call

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes

Approval of the Minutes from the April 6th Meetings.

Approval of Consent Agenda

A.  Approve Raffle Permit for

            a. Valley City Education Association

            b. Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce

            c. Express Wrestling   

B.  Approve Block Off Street Request for the Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce for the Rally in the Valley Event held on June 19th 2021 beginning from 6AM to 5 PM.

Roll Call:          Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

Public Comments

Attorney General’s “A Citizen’s Guide to North Dakota Open Records & Open Meetings Laws” *A member of the public does not have the right to speak to the governing body at an open meeting.  The public is only entitled to see and hear what happens at a meeting, and to record or broadcast those observations.

  • No personal attacks to persons present or not
  • No inflammatory language used during time that you have the platform
  • 5 minute maximum or as directed by the chair
  • Thank you for participating in City Government.

Ordinance

1.  Approve First Reading of Ordinance No. 1077, an Ordinance amending and reenacting VCMC section 8-01-02 re contractor license renewal date.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

2.  Approve First Reading of Ordinance No. 1078, an Ordinance to Create and enact Section 15-01-12.1 re Tax Assessment of Unpaid Utility Charges.  (City Administrator Crawford)

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

3.  Approve Second and Final Reading of Ordinance No. 1076, an Ordinance to amend and reenact section 7-04-04 of the Valley City Municipal Code related to numbers on buildings. (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

5.  Approve First Reading of Ordinance 1075, an Ordinance Amending and Reenacting Sections of Titles 7 and 11 of the Valley City Municipal Code Related to Building Permits and Zoning Code Violations.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

Resolution

1.  Approve Resolution 2289, A Resolution Declaring Sufficiency of Protest for Paving Improvement District No.  122 (Main Street Seal Coat).  (Finance Director Richter)

            Roll Call:          Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

2.  Approve Resolution 2290, A Resolution Approving Plat of Ingstad North Valley Subdivision.  (City Attorney Martineck)

            Roll Call:          Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

3.  Approve Resolution 2291, A Resolution Approving Petition for Vacation of Undeveloped Portion of 11th Ave SE.  (City Attorney Martineck)

            Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Erickson          Carlsrud

4.  Approve Resolution 2292, A Resolution Approving Plat of Hyland Park Estates.  (City Attorney Martineck)

            Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Erickson          Gulmon           Carlsrud

5.  Approve Resolution 2293, A Resolution Approving replat of Lot 1 Block 3 Waterfront Meadows Addition.  (City Attorney Martineck)

            Roll Call:          Bishop             Erickson          Gulmon           Magnuson        Carlsrud

New Business

1.  Approve Valley City Barnes County Development Corporation request for $25,000.  (Jennifer Feist)

            Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

2.  Approve Special Alcohol Beverage Event Permit for Mark Ertelt Benefit at The Labor Club South Parking Lot, May 1st, 2021 from 2 PM to 2 AM.  (Finance Director Richter)

            Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Carlsrud

3Approve Special Alcohol Beverage Event Permit for Celebration of Small Business at City Lights Parking Lot, July 23, 2021 from 6 PM to 11 PM. (Finance Director Richter)

            Roll Call:          Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

4.  Approve Special Alcohol Beverage Event Permit from The Clubhouse Lounge LLC for the Garrett McFadgen Benefit at the ND Winter Show, May 3, 2021 from 6 PM to 9 PM.  (Finance Director Richter)

            Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

5.  Approve Housing Incentives. (City Administrator Crawford)

            Roll Call:          Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

6.  Approve Application for Property Tax Exemption for Improvements to Residential Building at 218 7th Ave NW.  (City Assessor Hansen)

            Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Carlsrud

7.  Approve Submission of a Loan Application to RDFC (Rural Development Finance Corporation) for the Partial Financing of the Addition to the Fire hall.  (Finance Director Richter)

            Roll Call:          Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

8.  Approve Administration of City of Valley City’s local sales, use and gross receipts taxes by State Tax Commissioner for 2021-2023 biennium.  (Finance Director Richter)

            Roll Call:          Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

9.  Approve Contract with NDDOT for Facilitating Installation of Small Cell Wireless Facilities in DOT Right of Way.  (City Attorney Martineck)

            Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

City Administrator’s Report
City Updates & Commission Reports
Adjourn

4.13.2021 Board of Equalization

Call to Order

Roll Call

  1. Auditor to read Sections 57-11-01, 03 and 07 of the North Dakota Century Code pertaining to the duties of the Board of Equalization.
  2. President declares the hearing open
    • Report from Assessor
    • Requests from Property Owners
    • Auditor’s report on any written communication
  3. Motion to close hearing

Roll Call:          Gulman            Bishop             Magnuson        Erickson          Carlsrud

4. Commission to review the assessment books.  Motion to approve the assessment books as prepared by the City Assessor. (Note any changes to assessment books in separate motion).

Roll Call:          Bishop             Magnuson        Erickson          Gulman            Carlsrud

Adjourn

4.6.2021 Commission Agenda

The City Commission Meeting will begin on Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 at 5:00 PM CT, via Zoom.

Members of the public may view the meeting online https://zoom.us/j/94206465785  or listen by calling (1 346 248 7799) Webinar ID: 942 0646 5785

Call To Order
Roll Call

Pledge of Allegiance

Recognition for Mayor for a Day

City Government Week Proclamation


Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes

Approval of the Commission Minutes from March 16th and March 30th Meetings.

Approval of Consent Agenda

  1. Approve Monthly Reports from the Fire Chief, Building Inspector, Auditor, Municipal Judge and Public Works Accountant.
  2. Approve Monthly Bills for the City and Public Works in the Amount of $                      
  3. Approve Electrician, Plumber and/or Mechanical Contractor License(s) for the following businesses:
    1. Magnum Electric, Inc.
    1. On Demand Plumbing
    1. Ace Plumbing
    1. ASAP Electric
    1. Home Heating, Plumbing & A/C, Inc.
    1. Maple River Electric
    1. Engel’s Electric
  4. Approve Raffle Request for
    1. St. Catherine’s Knights of Columbus.
    1. Barnes County Wildlife Federation.
  5. Approve Block off Street Request for Thundering Saints Debbie Gabel Memorial from 12 PM on August 13, 2021 to 8 AM on August 14, 2021 for 3rd Ave SE from Main St. to 2nd St SE contingent on receiving payment.

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

Public Comments

Attorney General’s “A Citizen’s Guide to North Dakota Open Records & Open Meetings Laws” *A member of the public does not have the right to speak to the governing body at an open meeting.  The public is only entitled to see and hear what happens at a meeting, and to record or broadcast those observations.

  • No personal attacks to persons present or not
  • No inflammatory language used during time that you have the platform
  • 5 minute maximum or as directed by the chair
  • Thank you for participating in City Government.

 

 

Public Hearing

PH 1.  Public Hearing for Application for Property Tax Incentives for New or Expanding Businesses (PILOT) for Trademark Tooling, LLC.

Declare public hearing open.

Close hearing.

Roll Call:          Bishop             Magnuson        Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

Approve Resolution 2285, a resolution approving Property Tax Incentives (PILOT) for Trademark Tooling, LLC.

Roll Call:          Erickson          Bishop             Magnuson        Gulmon           Carlsrud

Ordinance

1.  Approve First Reading of Ordinance No. 1074, an Ordinance enacting a new section of the Valley City Municipal Code relating to Wireless Telecommunication Facility Guidelines.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Gulmon           Erickson          Bishop             Magnuson        Carlsrud

2.  Approve First Reading of Ordinance No. 1076, an Ordinance to amend and reenact section 7-04-04 of the Valley City Municipal Code related to numbers on buildings. (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Gulmon           Erickson          Bishop             Carlsrud

Resolution

            1.  Approve Resolution 2287, a Resolution Amending the Master Fee Schedule re Planning and Zoning             Application Fees.  (City Administrator Crawford)

Roll Call:          Erickson          Bishop             Magnuson        Gulmon           Carlsrud

2.  Approve Resolution 2288, a Resolution Approving Modifications to the Electric Rates. (PW Manager Jacobson)

Roll Call:          Gulmon           Erickson          Bishop             Magnuson        Carlsrud

New Business

1.  Approve NDDOT Cost Participation and Maintenance Agreement for Project NHU-2-094(181)929, Paving Improvement District No. 122 (Main Street Seal Coat).  (KLJ)

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Gulmon           Erickson          Bishop             Carlsrud

2.  Approve Gaming Site Authorization for Thundering Saints, Inc. on April 6, 2021 through June 30, 2021 at Woodland Steakhouse.  (Finance Director Richter)

Roll Call:          Bishop             Magnuson        Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

3.  Approve Amendment to Employee Salary Schedule.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Erickson          Bishop             Magnuson        Gulmon           Carlsrud

4.  Approve Construction Engineering Agreement for Paving Improvement District No.119 and119B, Sanitary Sewer District No. 64, Storm Sewer District No. 52 and Water Main District No. 100. (KLJ)

Roll Call:          Gulmon           Erickson          Bishop             Magnuson        Carlsrud

City Administrator’s Report
City Updates & Commission Reports
Adjourn

3.30.2021 Special Commission Meeting

The City Commission will meet on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 12:00 PM CT via Zoom. Board Members may attend from alternate locations to minimize group size and contact, as recommended by state and federal government officials due to COVID-19 and as allowed in ND Executive Order 2020-16.

Members of the public may view the meeting at https://zoom.us/j/97696815992 or listen by calling (1 346 248 7799)

Call To Order
Roll Call

Pledge of Allegiance (Please Stand)

Resolution

  1. Approve Resolution 2286, a Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of Improvement Warrants and Exchanging them for $1,535,000.  Refunding Improvement Bonds of 2021.  (Finance Director Richter)

Roll Call:                 Gulmon                Erickson              Bishop                  Magnuson             Carlsrud

Adjourn

3.16.2021 Commission Agenda

The City Commission Meeting will begin on Tuesday, March 16th, 2021 at 5:00 PM CT, at the City Commission Chambers, 254 2nd Avenue NE, Valley City, ND.  Members of the public are not permitted in the Commission Chambers due to COVID-19 and as allowed in ND Executive Order 2020-16.

Members of the public may view the meeting online https://zoom.us/j/93640711145 or listen by calling (1 346 248 7799) Webinar ID: 936 4071 1145

Call To Order
Roll Call

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes

Approval of the Minutes from the March 2nd Meetings.

Approval of Consent Agenda

A. Approve Electrician, Plumber and/or Mechanical Contractor License for the following:

  • Tim’s Plumbing LLC.
  • Sheyenne River Repair.

B. Approve Rally in the Valley Parade on June 19th, 2021 on Central Ave from Dairy Queen to 4th St S.

C.  Approve Raffle Permit for the Valley City Fire Department at the Eagles on April 30th, 2021.

D.  Approve Block off Street request for Valley City High School Prom on May 1st from 4th St NW from Central Ave to 2nd Ave. 

Roll Call:          Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

Public Comments

Attorney General’s “A Citizen’s Guide to North Dakota Open Records & Open Meetings Laws” *A member of the public does not have the right to speak to the governing body at an open meeting.  The public is only entitled to see and hear what happens at a meeting, and to record or broadcast those observations.

  • No personal attacks to persons present or not
  • No inflammatory language used during time that you have the platform
  • 5 minute maximum or as directed by the chair
  • Thank you for participating in City Government.

Ordinance

Resolution

1.  Approve Resolution 2277, a Resolution Creating Paving Improvement District No. 122 (Main Street Seal Coat).  (KLJ)

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

2.  Approve Resolution 2278, a Resolution Approving Engineers Report & Directing Preparation of Detailed Plans, Specifications & Estimates of Probable Cost for Paving Improvement District No. 122 (Main Street Seal Coat).  (KLJ)

Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Carlsrud

3.  Approve Resolution 2279, a Resolution Declaring Necessity for Paving Improvements in Paving Improvement District No. 122 (Main Street Seal Coat).  (KLJ)

Roll Call:          Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

4.  Approve the following Resolutions relating to Projects 119 and 119B.  (KLJ)

  • Resolution 2280, a Resolution Accepting Bid and Awarding Contract for Paving Improvement District No. 119, contingent upon approval from ND DEQ.
  • Approve Resolution 2281, a Resolution Accepting Bid and Awarding Contract for Paving Improvement District No. 119B, contingent upon approval from ND DEQ.
  • Approve Resolution 2282, a Resolution Accepting Bid and Awarding Contract for Sanitary Sewer District No. 64, contingent upon approval from ND DEQ.
  • Approve Resolution 2283, a Resolution Accepting Bid and Awarding Contract for Storm Sewer District No. 52, contingent upon approval from ND DEQ.
  • Approve Resolution 2284, a Resolution Accepting Bid and Awarding Contract for Water Main District No. 100, contingent upon approval from ND DEQ.

Roll Call:          Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

New Business

1.  Approve request from the Water Trail Committee of up to $1000 for the install of low head dam signage with applicable posts and hardware.  (City Administrator Crawford)

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

2.  Discuss quotes for 7 year lease of heavy equipment.  (Operations Superintendent Klemisch)

            Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Carlsrud

3.  Approve the City Administrator to move forward with negations for PFP Cold Storage Building.  (City Administrator Crawford)

            Roll Call:          Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

City Administrator’s Report
City Updates & Commission Reports
Adjourn

3.2.2021 Commission Agenda

The City Commission Meeting will begin on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021 at 5:00 PM CT, via Zoom.

Members of the public may view the meeting online https://zoom.us/j/92231194719 or listen by calling (1 346 248 7799) Webinar ID: 922 3119 4719

Call To Order
Roll Call

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes

Approval of the Minutes from the February 16th Meeting.

Approval of Consent Agenda

  1. Approve Monthly Reports from the Fire Chief, Building Inspector, Auditor, Municipal Judge and Public Works Accountant.
  2. Approve Monthly Bills for the City and Public Works in the Amount of $1,555,294.84               
  3. Approve Electrician, Plumber and/or Mechanical Contractor License(s) contingent on receiving updated contractor licenses for the following businesses:

            a. John’s Refrigeration& Electric, Inc.

            b. Grotberg Electric Inc.

            c. Grotberg Electric Inc. dba Triton Mechanical

            d. Sheyenne Mechanical

            e. Differding Electric LLC

            f. PEC Solutions of the Dakotas LLC

            g. RJ’s Plumbing & Heating

D.  Approve Raffle Permit for the following:

            a. Sheyenne Valley Area Career and Technology Center

            b. Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals

Roll Call:          Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

Public Comments

Attorney General’s “A Citizen’s Guide to North Dakota Open Records & Open Meetings Laws” *A member of the public does not have the right to speak to the governing body at an open meeting.  The public is only entitled to see and hear what happens at a meeting, and to record or broadcast those observations.

  • No personal attacks to persons present or not
  • No inflammatory language used during time that you have the platform
  • 5 minute maximum or as directed by the chair
  • Thank you for participating in City Government.

Ordinance

1.  Approve second and final reading of Ordinance 1073, an Ordinance enacting new section of Valley City Municipal Code related to demonstrations and assemblies.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

Resolution

New Business

1. Approve requesting funding from the State Water Commission for Storage Building and site costs for a 2022 project.  (Commissioner Gulmon)

Roll Call:          Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

2.  Approve Task Order for Construction Engineering for Streetscape Phase II.  (KLJ)

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

3.  Approve agreement with Western Dakota Energy Association for oversize and overweight vehicle permits.  (City Administrator Crawford)

Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Carlsrud

4.  Approve Special Alcohol Beverage Event Permit for VC Eagles Aerie 2192 at North Dakota Winter Show March 10-14, 2021.  (Finance Director Richter)

Roll Call:          Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

City Administrator’s Report
City Updates & Commission Reports
Adjourn

2.16.2021 Commission Agenda

The City Commission Meeting will begin on Tuesday, February 16th, 2021 at 5:00 PM CT, via Zoom.

Members of the public may view the meeting online https://zoom.us/j/97034717705 or listen by calling (1 346 248 7799) Webinar ID: 970 3471 7705.

Call To Order
Roll Call

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes

Approval of the Minutes from the February 2nd Meetings.

Approval of Consent Agenda

A.  Approve Electrician, Plumber and/or Mechanical Contractor License(s) for the following businesses:

  • Bakkegard & Schell, Inc.
    1. Peterson Mechanical Inc.
    2. Kohn Electric LLC
    3. Enterprise Electric, Inc
    4. Keith’s Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating, Inc.
    5. Hi-Line Electric, Inc.
    6. Bentson Electric
    7. Dakota Electric Construction
    8. Hope Electric
    9. Scott’s Electric
    10. BDT Mechanical
  1. Approve Raffle Permit for the following:
    • Dakota Plains Ag
    • Valley City Music Boosters
    • District 24 Republicans

Roll Call:          Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

Public Comments

Attorney General’s “A Citizen’s Guide to North Dakota Open Records & Open Meetings Laws” *A member of the public does not have the right to speak to the governing body at an open meeting.  The public is only entitled to see and hear what happens at a meeting, and to record or broadcast those observations.

  • No personal attacks to persons present or not
  • No inflammatory language used during time that you have the platform
  • 5 minute maximum or as directed by the chair
  • Thank you for participating in City Government.

Ordinance

1.  Approve first reading of Ordinance 1073, an Ordinance enacting new section of Valley City Municipal Code related to demonstrations and assemblies.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

Resolution

New Business

1. Approve the VCBCDC request for $16,254.  (Jennifer Feist)

Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Carlsrud

2.  Approve changing the April 20th Commission meeting to April 19th to allow for NDLC training.  (Finance Director Richter)

Roll Call:          Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

3.  Approve to move forward with 2021 Main Street Seal Coat Project.  (City Administrator Crawford)

Roll Call:          Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

4.  Discuss City Mask Plan.  (President Carlsrud)

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

5.  Approve Recommendation from Renaissance Zone Authority Board to approve application by Valley Bridges Properties, LLC at 753 8 ½ Ave NW for the 5 year property tax and 5 year income tax exemption up to $300,000 for construction of new home, contingent on their Certificate of Good Standing, and designate it as VC-127.  (Tyler Marthaler)

Roll Call:          Erickson Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon              Carlsrud

City Administrator’s Report
City Updates & Commission Reports
Adjourn

2.2.2021 Commission Meeting Agenda

The City Commission Meeting will begin on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021 at 5:00 PM CT, via Zoom.

Members of the public may view the meeting online https://zoom.us/j/98304864205 or listen by calling (1 346 248 7799) Webinar ID: 983 0486 4205

Call To Order
Roll Call

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes

Approval of the Minutes from January 19th Meeting.

Approval of Consent Agenda

  1. Approve Application for Raffle Permit for the Express Wrestling of Valley City for the activity dates of 1/1/2021-6/30/2021.
  2. Approve Application for Raffle Permit for the Disabled American Veterans for the activity dates of 7/31/2021-6/30/2022.
  3. Approve Application for Raffle Permit for Barnes County Ducks Unlimited for the activity date of 4/8/2021.
  4. Approve Application for Raffle Permit for El Zagal Sheyenne Valley Flag Corps for the activity date of 8/21/2021.

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

Public Comments

Attorney General’s “A Citizen’s Guide to North Dakota Open Records & Open Meetings Laws” *A member of the public does not have the right to speak to the governing body at an open meeting.  The public is only entitled to see and hear what happens at a meeting, and to record or broadcast those observations.

  • No personal attacks to persons present or not
  • No inflammatory language used during time that you have the platform
  • 5 minute maximum or as directed by the chair
  • Thank you for participating in City Government.

Ordinance

1.  Approve Second and Final Reading of Ordinance No. 1070, an Ordinance Relating to the Annexation of Territory.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Carlsrud

2.  Approve Second and Final Reading of Ordinance No. 1071, Approving Rezone of Nextera Addition to the City of Valley City.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

3.  Approve First Reading of Ordinance No. 1072, an Ordinance enacting a new section of the Valley City Municipal Code relating to Wireless Telecommunication Facility Guidelines.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

Resolution

 1.  Approve Resolution No. 2270, a Resolution Approving Final Plans and Specifications for Paving             Improvement District No. 119 and Authorizing Engineer to Advertise for Bids. (KLJ)

Roll Call:          Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

2.  Approve Resolution No. 2271, a Resolution Approving Paving Improvement District No. 119B and             Authorizing Engineer to Advertise for Bids. (KLJ)

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

3.  Approve Resolution No. 2272, a Resolution Approving Sanitary Sewer District No. 64 and Authorizing             Engineer to Advertise for Bids.  (KLJ)

Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Carlsrud

4.  Approve Resolution No. 2273, a Resolution Approving Storm Sewer District 52 and Authorizing Engineer to         Advertise for Bids.  (KLJ)

Roll Call:          Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

 5.  Approve Resolution No.  2274, a Resolution Approving Water Main District No. 100 and Authorizing Engineer to Advertise for Bids.  (KLJ)

 Roll Call:         Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

6.  Approve Resolution No. 2275, a Resolution Amending Master Fee Schedule – Residential Building Permit and Inspection Fees.  (City Administrator Crawford)

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

New Business

1.  Approve the VCBCDC request for $10,000 for marketing.  (Jennifer Feist)

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

2.  Approve Gaming Site Authorization for Valley City State University Foundation on February 1st, 2021 through June 30th 2021 at Brockopp Brewing.  (Finance Director Richter)

Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Carlsrud

3.  Review and award bids for 2021 vehicle purchase.  (Operations Superintendent Klemisch)

Roll Call:          Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

City Administrator’s Report
City Updates & Commission Reports
Adjourn

1.19.2021 Commission Agenda

The City Commission Meeting will begin on Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 at 5:00 PM CT, via Zoom.

Members of the public may view the meeting online https://zoom.us/j/96437758871 or listen by calling (1 346 248 7799) Webinar ID: 964 3775 8871

Call To Order
Roll Call
Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes

Approval of the Minutes from January 5th Meeting.

Approval of Consent Agenda

  1. Approve 2021 Application to Sell LP Gas for Loves Travel Stop Contingent on the Approval of the Fire Chief.

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

Public Comments

Attorney General’s “A Citizen’s Guide to North Dakota Open Records & Open Meetings Laws” *A member of the public does not have the right to speak to the governing body at an open meeting.  The public is only entitled to see and hear what happens at a meeting, and to record or broadcast those observations.

  • No personal attacks to persons present or not
  • No inflammatory language used during time that you have the platform
  • 5 minute maximum or as directed by the chair
  • Thank you for participating in City Government.

Public Hearing

            PH 1.  Public Hearing for Approving the Rezone of Nextera Addition to the City of Valley City.  (City Attorney             Martineck)

            Declare Public Hearing Open.

Close Hearing.

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

Approve First Reading of Ordinance No. 1071, Approving Rezone of Nextera Addition to the City of Valley City.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Erickson         Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Carlsrud

Ordinance

            1.  Approve Second and Final Reading of Ordinance No. 1069, an Ordinance Creating a Perpetual Restrictive             Covenant for Structures to be removed in Accordance with the State Water Commission.  (City Attorney             Martineck)

     Roll Call:     Gulmon           Erickson         Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

2.  Approve First Reading of Ordinance No. 1070, an Ordinance Relating to the Annexation of Territory.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:     Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson         Magnuson        Carlsrud

Resolution

 1.  Approve Resolution 2267, Approving Plat of Nextera Addition to the City of Valley City. (City Attorney             Martineck)

Roll Call:     Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson         Carlsrud

2.  Approve Resolution 2268, Approving Replat of Lot 2 of Hi-Line Estates and Legacy Townhomes PUD.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:     Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Carlsrud

 3.  Approve Resolution 2266, a Resolution Authorizing Refinancing Special Assessment Improvement Bonds of         2011 and 2013.  (Mike Manstrom)

Roll Call:     Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

4.  Approve Resolution 2269, a Resolution Amending Master Fee Schedule re Fees for Residential Building Permits and Inspections.  (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:     Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

New Business

1.  Approve the VCBCDC request for $15,000 to Support the Shop Local Campaign.  (Jennifer Feist)

Roll Call:     Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

2.  Approve Designating $20,000 from Renew and Replacement Fund 290 for 2021 Sidewalk, Curb, Gutter and Driveway Apron replacement.  (Finance Director Richter)

Roll Call:     Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Carlsrud

3.  Approve Gaming Site Authorization for ND Chapters of Delta Waterfowl Inc. on February 27, 2021 at the Valley City Eagles Club 2192.  (Finance Director Richter)

Roll Call:     Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

4.  Approve Task Order for Design Engineering for Master Lift Station Upgrades.  (KLJ/Moore)

Roll Call:     Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

5.  Approve Task Order for Design Engineering for West End Lift Station.  (KLJ/Moore)

Roll Call:     Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Carlsrud

6.  Approve Task Order for Preliminary Engineering for 6th Street NW Reconstruction Project.  (KLJ/Moore)

Roll Call:     Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Gulmon           Carlsrud

7.  Approve Amendment to Engineer-Owner Agreement for Paving Improvement District 119 & 119B (7th Ave W and 2nd Ave NE).  (KLJ/Moore)

Roll Call:     Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

8.  Discuss City Mask Plan.

Roll Call:     Bishop             Gulmon           Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud

City Administrator’s Report
City Updates & Commission Reports
Adjourn