09/03/2019 Finance Agenda

City Commission Finance Meeting
Valley City, North Dakota
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
3:30 PM

Call to Order

Roll Call

Agenda items

  1. Department reports.
  2. Review monthly bills/reports (10 minutes) – (President Carlsrud)
  3. Receive 2018 Audit Report (City Auditor Richter)
  4. Discuss Meter Data Management contract with MRES for City (City Administrator Schelkoph)
  5. Continue review of Cost Share & Project Planning (City Administrator Schelkoph)

Adjourn

08/29/2019 Special City Commission Agenda

 

Thursday, August 29, 2019

12:00 PM

Call to Order

Roll Call

Pledge of Allegiance (please stand)

New Business

  • Approve Raffle Permit for Hi-Liner Booster Club (City Auditor Richter)

Roll Call:          Erickson           Powell              Magnuson        Bishop              Carlsrud

  • Approve Application for Fireworks Display Permit for RES Pyro at Valley City State University on August 29, 2019 (Fire Chief Magnuson)

Roll Call:          Bishop              Erickson           Powell              Magnuson            Carlsrud

Adjourn

8th Avenue SW & Winter Show Road Construction Impacts

Construction is transitioning to Winter Show Road for the Storm Sewer Improvement District 50 project. The first phase of construction included a shoulder closure along 8th Avenue Southwest and the westbound off ramp reduction of speed at the 292 interchange of I-94.

Construction will transition to Winter Show Road east of 4th Avenue Southwest to 2nd Avenue Southeast in the south boulevard. The south shoulder will be closed for safety and traffic will be shifted north. One access to the Grand Stay and Stoudt Ross Ford will always be open.

Additional updates will be provided as construction progresses. Any questions or concerns during construction should be addressed to KLJ at (701)845-4980.

Upcoming Street Closures on Central Avenue N

The concrete pavement repair in Valley City continues along Central Avenue N.

Beginning Monday, August 26, 2019, Central Avenue will be closed between 6th St N and 9th St N. The intersections at 6th St N and 9th St N will remain open at this time.

Beginning Tuesday, September 3, 2019, Central Avenue will be closed to traffic from the entrance to Hanna Field north to 12th Street N. Access to the Sheyenne Care Center and Hanna Field Parking lot will be provided from the south. Access to the residential area north of 12th Street, including Central Avenue, 14th St NW and Courts A, B & C will be provided to the north and along 3rd Ave NW. Traffic along 12th Street North will be limited to one lane and will be controlled by traffic signals during this time. Additional updates will be provided as needed.

Closings & Garbage Schedule: Labor Day

Office & Transfer Station Closings:

  • Transfer Station will be closed Saturday, August 31 and remained closed Monday, September 2.
  • City Hall & Public Works will be closed Monday, September 2.

Garbage Schedule: Week of September 2

  • Monday’s route will be picked up on Tuesday, September 3.
  • Tuesday and Wednesday’s route will be picked up on Wednesday, September 4.
  • Regular schedule resumes on Thursday, September 5.

August 20-21: Mosquito Spraying

Valley City Public works will spray for mosquitoes on Tuesday, August 20th beginning approximately 8 pm and if needed Wednesday, August 21st in the morning, weather permitting.

Parents are advised to keep children and pets out of the streets and away from the spray machines. Motorists are urged to use caution when traveling in the area of the operation.

If there are any questions, please feel free to call Public Works at 845-0380.

09/17/2019: 2020 Preliminary Budget Hearing

The Preliminary Budget of the City of Valley City, North Dakota for the calendar year ending December 31, 2020, has been completed and is on file in the City Auditor’s Office where it may be examined. The City Commission will hold a public hearing at 5:00 P.M., September 17, 2019, at City Hall in Valley City, North Dakota for the purpose of receiving comments from the citizens of Valley City. The final adoption of the budget and fixing the annual tax will be on October 1, 2019.

This hearing is held for the opportunity of the citizens to participate with respect to city budgets. Any taxpayer may appear and discuss any item of expenditure or enter objections to any item or the amount therein.

2020 Preliminary Budget

07/23 & 07/24: Mosquito Spraying

Valley City Public works will spray for mosquitoes on Tuesday, July 23rd beginning approximately 9pm and Wednesday July 24 9pm, weather permitting.

Parents are advised to keep children and pets out of the streets and away from the spray machines.  Motorists are urged to use caution when traveling in the area of the operation.

If there are any questions, please feel free to call Public Works at 845-0380.

Mosquito Spraying: 07/16-07/17

Valley City Public works will spray for mosquitoes on Tuesday, July 16th beginning approximately 7pm and Wednesday, July 17th in the morning, weather permitting.

Parents are advised to keep children and pets out of the streets and away from the spray machines.  Motorists are urged to use caution when traveling in the area of the operation.

Notice of Public Hearing for Integrated Resource Plan 07/16/2019

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

A Public Hearing on the City of Valley City Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) for the Valley City Public Works is scheduled for July 16 at 5:00pm at City Hall.

The City of Valley City has prepared an IRP as required by Western Area Power Administration (Western) under its Energy Planning and Management rules. An IRP must be completed by the City of Valley City to renew its long-term power supply agreement with Western.

An IRP involves planning for future energy resources by evaluating a full range of alternatives, including traditional energy sources, power purchases, energy conservation and efficiency, and renewable resources, in order to provide adequate and reliable service to consumers at the lowest system cost. An IRP should support municipal utility goals and schedules.

The IRP Summary Report can be viewed at City Hall during business hours. In addition to commenting on the IRP at the Public Hearing, written comments can be submitted to the City of Valley City during business hours before the Public Hearing.

Gary Jacobson
Public Works Accountant