05/05/2020 City Commission Agenda

City Commission Meeting
Valley City, North Dakota

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
5:00 PM

The City Commission Meeting will begin on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 5:00 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 online (https://zoom.us/j/98790731637) listen by calling (312) 626-6799 Webinar ID: 987 9073 1637.

Call To Order
Roll Call
Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes

Minutes from April 21, 23, 28, 2020 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 licenses for
    • Kemen Plumbing & Heating, Inc
    • Tyler’s Electric, LLC

Roll Call:          Erickson          Bishop             Magnuson        Powell              Carlsrud

Public Comments

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Public Hearing

  1. Public Hearing to Rezone for public use the VCSU Center for the Arts (City Attorney Martineck)

    Declare public hearing open.
    Close hearing.

    Approve first reading of Ordinance No. 1055, an Ordinance Rezoning West ½ of Lot 10, East 74.25’ of Lots 11 & 12, Lots 13 and 14 less the North 105’, and Lot 15 of Block 3, Andrus & Sifton’s Addition for VCSU Center for the Arts (City Attorney Martineck)

    Roll Call:          Bishop             Powell              Magnuson        Erickson          Carlsrud


  1. Approve second and final reading of Ordinance No. 1053, an Ordinance Rezoning Block 3, Plecity Mobile Home Park Addition (City Attorney Martineck)
    Roll Call           Magnuson        Powell              Erickson          Bishop             Carlsrud
  2. Approve second and final reading of Ordinance No. 1054, the 2020 Infrastructure Funding Ordinance (City Attorney Martineck)
    Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Powell              Bishop             Carlsrud


  1. Approve Resolution No. 2251, a Resolution Approving Plat of Waterfront Meadows (City Attorney Martineck)
    Roll Call:          Powell              Erickson          Bishop             Magnuson        Carlsrud
  2. Approve Resolution No. 2253, a Resolution accepting Bid and Awarding Contract to Strata Corporation for UGP-2-999(051) – Streetscape Phase II (KLJ)
    Roll Call:          Bishop             Powell              Magnuson        Erickson          Carlsrud
  3. Approve Resolution No. 2254, a Resolution Approving Renaissance Zone Development Plan for 2020 – 2025 (Jim Knutson, Chair)
    Roll Call           Magnuson        Erickson          Powell              Bishop             Carlsrud

New Business

  1. Approve Recommendations from Renaissance Zone Authority Board for 5 year income tax exemption and 5 year property tax exemption up to $250,000 for the following projects (Jim Knutson, Chair):
    • VC-123 at 461 12 ½ Street NE
    • VC-124 at 441 12 ½ Street NE
    • VC-125 at 554 Legacy Lane

      Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Powell              Carlsrud
  2. Consider Recommendation from Visitors Committee for a Food & Beverage grant in an amount not to exceed $42,079 for Kayak & Bike Kiosk Project from Sheyenne River Valley Scenic Byway (Bobby Koepplin, Chair)
    Roll Call:          Powell              Bishop             Erickson          Magnuson        Carlsrud
  3. Approve Agreement between City and Bridgetown Builders Inc. for development of Waterfront Meadows Subdivision (City Attorney Martineck)
    Roll Call:          Bishop             Magnuson        Erickson          Powell              Carlsrud
  4. Consider Engineering Agreement with KLJ for Water, Sewer and Roadway Extension to Waterfront Meadows in an amount not to exceed $20,500. (KLJ)
    Roll Call:          Powell              Magnuson        Erickson          Bishop             Carlsrud
  5. Consider Amendment to Agreement for Permanent Flood Protection Phase IV – Preliminary Engineering for CLOMR (KLJ)
    Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Powell              Carlsrud
  6. Consider bid for cable in conduit from Resco in the amount of $11,070 for 5th Avenue NW lighting project (Electrical Superintendent Senf)
    Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Powell              Erickson          Carlsrud
  7. Consider ending 2020 Spring Flood declaration (City Auditor Richter)
    Roll Call:          Bishop             Erickson          Powell              Magnuson        Carlsrud
  8. Approve Annual Gaming Site Authorization for Thundering Saints, Inc. at Boomer’s Corner Keg for July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 (City Auditor Richter)
    Roll Call:          Powell              Bishop             Magnuson        Erickson          Carlsrud
  9. Consider Parade Application for VCHS Class of 2020 on May 13, 2020 at 6:30 PM on Central Avenue from Hanna Field to Main Street (City Attorney Martineck)
    Roll Call:          Erickson          Powell              Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud
  10. Approve employment contract with City Administrator appointee Gwendolyn Crawford (President Carlsrud)
    Roll Call:          Magnuson        Erickson          Powell              Bishop             Carlsrud

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