06/02/2020 City Commission Agenda

The City Commission Meeting will begin on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 5:00 PM CT, at 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.

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Call To Order
Roll Call
Pledge of Allegiance (Please Stand)
Oath of Office for City Administrator Gwen Crawford

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes

Minutes from May 19, 2020 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 $                                  
  3. Approve Electrician,  Plumber and/or Mechanical Contractor license for
    1. Maple River Electric
    1. On Demand Plumbing
  4. Approve Tree Trimming & Removal License for GS Services

Roll Call:          Magnuson        Erickson          Powell              Bishop             Carlsrud

Public Comments

During the COVID-19 emergency, members of the public may request to make a public comment regarding city business by contacting City Hall (701) 845-1700 by 12 NOON on the day of the meeting to make arrangements.

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

  1. Public Hearing for Annexation of Auditor’s Lot Number 1 of the NE1/4 of the SW ¼ of Section 27, Township 140, Range 58, Barnes County, ND (City Attorney Martineck)

    Declare public hearing open.
    Close hearing.

    Roll Call:          Erickson          Powell              Magnuson        Bishop             Carlsrud

Approve first reading of Ordinance No. 1059, an Ordinance Relating to the Annexation of Territory described as Auditor’s Lot Number 1 of the NE1/4 of the SW ¼ of Section 27, Township 140, Range 58, Barnes County, ND (City Attorney Martineck)

Roll Call:          Powell              Bishop             Magnuson        Erickson          Carlsrud


  1. Approve second and final reading of Ordinance No. 1056, an Ordinance Repealing Section 2-04-03 of V.C.M.C., relating to residency requirements of appointive officers and employees of city (City Attorney Martineck)

    Roll Call:          Bishop             Erickson          Powell              Magnuson        Carlsrud


  1. Approve Resolution No. 2257, a Resolution Approving Final Plans and Specifications for Permanent Flood Protection Erosion Mitigation Phase 1 (Woodland Park and Riverview Drive) and Authorizing Engineer to Advertise for Bids (KLJ)

    Roll Call:          Magnuson        Bishop             Powell              Erickson          Carlsrud

New Business

  1. Approve request for $15,000 (from city sales tax dedicated to economic development) to assist with VC Smart Restart Campaign (Jennifer Feist, Valley City-Barnes County Development Corporation)

    Roll Call:          Erickson          Magnuson        Bishop             Powell              Carlsrud
  2. Approve purchase of (2) 300KVA 480/277 Padmount Transformers from Resco in the amount of $11,899.47 (Public Works Accountant Jacobson)

    Roll Call           Magnuson        Erickson          Powell              Bishop             Carlsrud

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