07/10/2019 Special City Commission Minutes

Special Valley City Commission Proceedings
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

President Carlsrud called the meeting to order at 4:45 PM.

Members present: Commissioner Magnuson, Commissioner Bishop, Commissioner Powell, Commissioner Erickson.

Others Present: City Administrator Schelkoph, City Auditor Richter, City Attorney Martineck, Public Works Accountant Jacobson, Fire Chief Magnuson, Police Chief Hatcher, Deputy Auditor Klein.

New Business

Approve Gaming Site Authorization Renewal for Edgar A. Fisher American Legion Post No. 60

Commissioner Magnuson moved to approve, seconded by Commissioner Bishop. The motion passed unanimously.

Consider Renewal of Alcoholic Beverage Licenses for VFW Post 2764

City Auditor Richter reported additional information has been received since the last meeting for food and beverage sales. Richter stated food sales significantly exceed alcohol sales.

Elaine Walls, on behalf of VFW, stated October and November figures are not available. A statement from accountant has been submitted. Walls asked the Commission to consider the request to renew. Richter confirmed 10 of 12 months are within parameters.

Commissioner Magnuson asked if the Club license requires this. Richter confirmed it is for any licensee that allows minors to be present.

Walls stated the VFW “behind on sales tax.” Walls stated alcohol sales important for Club. Resident Manager Dayna Vrba stated behind on sales tax for years.

Commissioner Magnuson moved to renew the alcoholic beverage license, seconded by Commissioner Erickson.

Commissioner Powell asked if able to catch up in months. Vrba stated if allowed liquor license would be able to.

Commissioner Bishop would like to see consequences for this; recommend suspension of 3 days. Commissioner Magnuson stated this cannot be addressed now as it requires a hearing.

The motion passed unanimously.


Meeting was adjourned at 5:00 P.M.

Dave Carlsrud, President of the
City of Valley City Commission

Attested to by:
Avis Richter, City Auditor
City of Valley City

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