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FEBRUARY 19, 2014 THE PRESS PAGE 9 City of Park River S )ecial Council Meeting :l Cily of Edinburg Council Proceedings CITY OF EDINBURG COUNCIL PROCEEDING FEBRUARY 10, 2014 7:00 PM Call to Order: Mayor Halldorson Present: Sondeland, Pewe, and Hall MSC: Pewe, Sondeland to approve payment of bills beginning with check #6905 through #6924 for a total of $5079.33 and approve the monthly financial statement with balance on hand of $27588.41 as of February 10, 2014. Checks: WC Treasurer $294.00, Salaries 433.17, Ottertail 924.56, Langdon Water 49.60, Polar 51.76, General Store 34.99, D. Olson 390.00, ND St. Auditor 400.00, NDTC 30.00, Edinburg Park 585.60, H. Einarson 422.50, City of Park River Public Hearing PUBLIC HEARING OF THE PARK RIVER CITY COUNCIL, MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2014, AT 7:00 P.M. Mayor Stenvold called the hearing to order with the following present: Courfcilmen Lorton, Blake, Knutson, Lundquist, Byron, and Anderson, City Attorney S Currie, Public Works Director Dennis Larson, Business Manager Tom Larson, and Deputy Auditor Ann Berg. Mayor Stenvold stated the purpose was to conduct a Public Hearing on Kringstad Ironworks request for a 5-year, 100% property tax exemption Cenex-Edinburg 343.53, WC Press 60.68, Samson Electric 116.42, WC Treasurer 16.23, CHS-Milton 560.70, PR Implement 234.84, Richards's Weld 92.00, RD&B Enterprise 38.75. Old Business: MSC: Sondeland, Pewe to approve gaming permit application #7 submitted by Trail Riders Snowmobile Club. MSC: Hall, Sondeland to approve designation of Citizens State Bank as depository for public funds for City of Edinburg. Adjourn: Pewe Next Meeting: Monday, March 10, 2014 at 7pm. Minutes begin published subject to the governing body's review and revision. Respectfully submitted Vera Brandvold, Auditor (Feb. 19, 2014) No one was present to protest the exemption. There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:30 PM. Dan Stenvold, Mayor ATTEST: Tom Larson, City Auditor (Feb. 19, 2014) CITY OF PARK RIVER, NORTH appropriated an extra distribution of Fund 2012 carry over. The City of Park DAKOTA, SPECIAL COUNCIL $73,130.29 and the balance was taken River Water Sur-charge Fund incurred MEETING, WEDNESDAY, from 2012 carry over. Anderson moved debt service costs not included in the JANUARY 28, 2014 AT 5-15 P.M. and Lorton seconded a motion to amend original budget.These changes the Special Highway Fund budget up to increased the City of Park River Water $230,000 to account for the additional Sur-charge Fund budget by $60,255.00 street repairs. Upon roll call vote, all which was taken from City of Park River The City of Park River held a special voted aye. Motion carried. Water Sur-charge Fund 2012 carry over. meeting of the Park River City Council on The City of Park River Water Bond Fund Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 5:15 P.M. The City of Park River Public Library 05 Fund incurred debt service costs not Fund incurred costs not included in the included in the original budget. These Mayor Stenvold called the meeting to original budget.These changes changes increased the City of Park River order with the following present: Lorton, increased the City of Park River Public Water Bond Fund 05 Fund budget by Lundquist, Byron, Anderson, and Deputy Library Fund budget by $65.94 which was $49,625.00 which was taken from City of Auditor Ann Berg. Absent: Councilman taken from City of Park River Public Park River Water Bond Fund 05 Fund Knutson and Blake, Public Works Director Library Fund 2012 carry over. Anderson 2012 carry over. The City of Park River Dennis Larson, Business Manager Tom moved and Lundquist seconded a motion Water Revenue Bond Fund Phase II Fund Larson, and City Attorney Steve Currie. to amend the City of Park River Public incurred debt service costs not included Library Fund budget up to $12,000.00 to in the original budget. These changes Stenvold advised the City Council account for the summer reading program increased the City of Park River Water there were some budget items that costs. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Revenue Bond Fund Phase II Fund required amendments due to some Motion carried, budget by $35,250.00 which was taken changes through the year. from City of Park River Water Revenue The City of Park River 125th Fund Bond Fund Phase II Fund 2012 carry The General Fund incurred additional incurred costs for July 4th sanitation costs over. Lundquist moved and Anderson costs for street repairs, policing, not included in the original budget. These seconded a motion to amend the budgets governing board travel expenses and fire changes increased the City of Park River of the City of Park River Funds listed department repairs not included in the 125th Fund budget by $65.96 which was above up to $37,500.00, $61,000.00, original budget. These changes taken from City of Park River 125th Fund $52,000.00, and $37,500.00 respectively contributed to the increase in these 2012 carry over. Lundquist moved and to account for debt service costs. Upon General Fund budget items from Lorton seconded a motion to amend the rollcall vote, all voted aye. Motion $413,660.00 to $463,523.00 which was City of Park River 125th Fund budget up carried. paid for with carry over funds from 2012. to $100.00 to account for the celebration Byron moved and Lundquist seconded a costs. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. motion to amend the General Fund Motion carried. budget up to $475,000.00 to account for additional expenses. Upon roll call vote, The City of Park River Hospital Bond all voted aye. Motion carried. Fund incurred costs for debt service not included in the original budget. These changes increased the City of Park River Hospital Bond Fund budget by $90,902.50 which was taken from City of Park River Hospital Bond Fund 2012 carry over. Byron moved and Anderson seconded a motion to amend the City of Park River Hospital Bond Fund budget up to $95,000.00 to account for the debt service costs. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. The General Funded Depreciation Fund incurred additional costs for purchase of two snow blowers not included in the original budget. These changes contributed to the increase in these General Funded Depreciation Fund budget items from $50,000.00 to $72,272.18 which was paid for with carry over funds from 2012. Anderson moved and Lorton seconded a motion to amend the General Funded Depreciation Fund budget up to $75,000.00 to account for additional expenses. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. The Special Funds Economic Development Fund incurred additional construction costs not anticipated in the original budget. These changes brought the Special Funds Economic Development Fund budget to $19,143.67 which was paid for by cashing a CD. The Band Fund incurred additional costs for the July 4th bagpipers. These costs brought the Band Fund budget from $1,200.00 to $1,350.00 which was paid for with carry over funds from 2012. The Special Funds Southview Addition (TIF) Fund paid down additional principal on the loan which was not anticipated in the original budget. These changes brought the Special Funds Southveiw Addition (TIF) Fund budget from $25,425.00 to $29,821.18 which was paid for with carry over funds from 2012. Lundquist moved and Anderson seconded a motion to amend the Special Funds budget up to $65,000.00 to account for the additional costs incurred by the Economic Development Fund, Band Fund, and SouthviewAddition (TIF) Fund. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. The City of Park River St Improvement District #7 Fund incurred The Special Highway Fund incurred debt service costs not included in the additional costs for street repairs not original budget. These changes included in the original budget. These increased the City of Park River St changes increased the Special Highway Improvement District #7 Fund budget by Fund budget from $100,000.00 to $34,925.00 which was taken from City of $221,503.00. The state.legislature Park River St Improvement District #7 additional costs. Lundquist moved and Lorton seconded a motion to amend the St Improvement District #2013-1 Fund budget up to $1,335,000.00 to account for the road construction costs. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. The City of Park River Homme Dam Project Fund incurred final project costs not included in the original budget. These changes increased the City of Park River Heroine Dam Project Fund budget by $983.27 which was taken from City of Park River Municipal Utilities Electric Fund. Anderson moved and Byron seconded a motion to amend the City of Park River Homme Dam Project Fund budget up to $1,000.00 to account for the final costs. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. The Water & Sewer Improvement District #2012-1 Fund incurred costs for utility infrastructure not included in the original budget. These changes increased the Water & Sewer Improvement District #2012-1 Fund budget by $535,166.80. Bond Funds were issue,:l to pay for the additional costs. Lundquist moved and Lorton seconded a motion to amend the Water & Sewer Improvement District #2012-1 Fund budget up to $540,000.00 to The City of Park River Lagoon account fortheutilityinfrastructurecosts. Maintenance Fund incurred repair and maintenanca costs not included in the Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. original budget. These changes increased the City of Park River Lagoon The City of Park River Municipal Maintenance Fund budget by $8,871.46 which was taken from City of Park River Utilities Funds incurred cost for electric, Lagoon Maintenance Fund reserve. The sanitation, and additional mosquito City of Park River Water Treatment Plant control not included in the original budget. Maintenance Fund incurred debt service These changes contributed to the costs not included in the original budget, increase in these Municipal Utility budget These changes increased the City of Park and were paid for with carry over funds River Water Treatment Plant from 2012. Lundquist moved and Maintenance Fund budget by $1,223.27 Anderson seconded a motion to amend which was taken from City of Park River the Municipal Utility budget from Water Treatment Plant Maintenance Fund $2,703,625.00 up to $2,943,625.00 to reserve. The City of Park River Joint account for the additional costs incurred. Powers Reserve Fund incurred newUpon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion equipment costs not included in the carried. original budget. These changes increased the City of Park River Joint Anderson moved to approve all Powers Reserve Fund budget by transfers from other funds as presented $3,600.00 which was taken from City of in the amount of $600,681.30. Lorton Park River Joint Powers Reserve Fund seconded, and upon roll call vote, all reserve. Anderson moved and Lorton voted aye. Motion carried. seconded a motion to amend the budgets Being no further business, the of the City of Park River Funds listed meeting adjourned at 5:39 PM. above up to $9,000.00, $1,500.00, and $4,000.00, respectively to account for repair and maintenance, and new equipment costs. Upon roll call vote, all Dan Stenvold, Mayor voted aye. Motion carried. AI-rEST: The St Improvement District #2013-1 Fund incurred costs for road construction of 135th Ave NE not included in the Ann Berg, Deputy CityAuditor original budget. These changes increased the St Improvement District #2013-1 Fund budget by $1,332,695.36. Bond Funds were issued to pay for the (Feb. 19, 2014) Cit) of Park River Reg.lar Couqeil ,Meeting CITY OF PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA, REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING, MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2014 AT 7:30 P.M. The City of Park River held their regular meeting of the Park River City Council on Monday, January 13, 2014 at 7:30 P.M;' Mayor Stenvold called the meeting to order with the following present: CouRcilme- Lorton, Blake, Knutson, Lundquist, Byron, and Anderson, City Attomey S Currie, Public Works Director Dennis Larson, Business Manager Tom Larson, arid Deputy Auditor Ann Berg. C-~uests; Duane Jonasson and Joel Hylden MUNICIPAL UTILITIES: Anderson moved to approve the 32043First United Bank 54,627.50 minutes of the December 9, 2013 Regular 44 BC/BS of North Dakota meet~g as presented. Byron seconded, 3,200.47 and qpon roll call vote, all voted aye. 45 RogerA. Johnson 264.95 M~ion carried. 46 General Fund 1,216.68 47 AmeriPride Services, Inc ,Knutson moved to approve the 118.32 fotlowing bills for : payment. Blake 48 Aqua-Pure Inc. 1,366.14 seconded, and upon roll call vote, all 49 Border States Electric Supply vbted aye. Motion carried. 241.41 : 32050 City of Fargo 56.00 51 Consolidated Waste, LTD 16,088.05 Discovery Benefits 16.50 Ethanol Products, LLC GENERAL FUND: 27944 BC/BS of North Dakota 1,705.73 45 Dahlen Pfb & Ht. 495.00 46 Dale's Small Engine1,335.00 47 FarmersUnion Serv Assco 171.00 48 Gregory Ford Inc 29.50 49 Hansons Auto & Imp 124.57 27950 Kringstad Ironworks 361.00 51 Lake Region St College 25.00 52 Leon's Bldg Ctr 14.56 53 Lon's Hdwr 20.66 54 MDU 1,135.56 5~ Michael Todd & Co 1,311.80 56 NDLC 1,147.00 57 Northdale Oil inc 4,753.86 58 North Star Coop 1,538.27 59 Polar Comm 534.55 27960 PR Airport Authority 618.17 61 PR Community Club 104.00 62 63 64 65 767.30 75 76 77 Xerox Corp 72.00 83 78 NDPERS 109.77 3,450.00 79 Discovery Benefits 99.38 84 27980 NDPERS 125.94 5,000.00 81 NDPERS 1,366.60 85 82 PR Airport Authority 1,746.59 Replace 83 PR Park Dist 4,657.56 86 84 PR Public Library 1,746.59 87 A.W. Municipal Utilities 5,908.99 88 A.W. ND ST Tax Comm 1,527.80 89 EFTPS (WH,SS,MED) 1-15-1,582.61 14 GF MU 1,099.06 1552 Cledith Carlson102.58 1553 Roger A Johnson124.97 1554 Robert Kubat 211.39 1555 Shelley MacDonald 65.63 EFTPS (WH,SS,MED) 1-31- 14 GF 95.26 EFTPS (WH,SS,MED) 1-31- 14 GF MU 1,211.94 52 53 1,606.53 54 55 56 57 58 59 1,542.65 PR Imp. -151.68 PR Park Dist 556.41 PR Public Library 669.61 5,880.27 PR Vet Clinic 360.00 71 66 Quill Corp89.33 72 67 Reliable Office Sip 31.15 73 68 Glenn Rest 250.00 74 69 Samson Elec 123.11 75 27970 SanGrait Auto Serv 357.48 76 71 Special Funds 1,248.36 77 72 St Improve Dist #7 1,172.7278 73 true North Equip 2,463.10 79 74 Water & Sewer Imp Dist 32080 81 ' WC Auditor 11,110.02 82 WC Press 278.24 4,830.00 Graymont LLC 5,728.76 Hawkins Inc 295.50 Jim's Super Valu 25.43 Justin Kiefer 3.61 KXPO 75.00 Lagoon Maintenance 32060 Lake Region College 25.00 61 Light & Water Dept 3,965.39 62 Lon's Hardware 32.83 63 Chris or Jenna Midgarden 16.85 64 MMUA 1,898.50 65 Municipal Utilities 358.86 66 Municipal Gov Academy 15.00 67 ND One Call Inc. 4.40 68 ND Ins Dept 7.70 69 NDPERS 18.57 32070 Nodak Electric Cooperative Northdale Oil~inc 134.28 North Star Coop 388.27 Polar Comm 148.29 Postmaster 200.00 PR Implement 8.74 Quill Corp 178.66 Reliable Office Sup 62.29 Samson Elec 501.49 Ginger Suda 20.69 Verizon Wireless 120.78 Vessco, Inc 393.81 Water Bond Fund 05 Water Rev Bond Fund Pt~ase II Water Sur-Charge Fund Water System Repair 1,500.00 WC Treasurer 510.36 NDPERS 572.85 Discovery Benefits 258.94 Ethanol Products, LLC & 32090 General Fund 5,908.99 91 NDPERS 556.68 92 NDPERS 3,883.12 93 Postmaster 306.65 6955-63 Salaries 1-15-14 11,273.60 EFTPS (WH,SS,MED) 1-15- 14 3,555.70 6954/ 6964-71 Salaries 1-31-14 11,268.60 EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 1- 31-14 3,442.82 6972 Wade Kalgard OT 96.22 EFTPS (WH,SS,MED) OT 30.39 A.W. ACH Charge 12.20 A.W. NMPA 151,370.18 SPECIAL FUNDS: 3366 PR American Legion 3,000.00 3367 05 Sales Tax RevBdFd 12,478.93 STREET IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #2013-1/135TH 3008 Kadrmas, Lee Jackson 1,281.24 WATER & SEWER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT #2012-1 1009 First United Bank 1,703.45 IMPROVEMENT WARRANT ON WATER AND SEWER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 2012-1 FUND (The entire resolution may be viewed at the City Auditor's office) The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly made by Councilman Blake, seconded by Councilman Lundquist, and upon vote taken thereon, the following voted in favor: Councilmen Lorton, Blake, Knutson, Lundquist, Byron, and Anderson; the following voted against the same: None; and the following were absent: None; whereupon the resolution was declared duly passed and was signed by the Mayor and attested by the City Auditor. Mayor ATTEST: City Auditor The following resolution was passed regarding the North Star Addition Improvement District. A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $275,000.00 REFUNDING IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SERIES 2014, PRESCRIBING THE TERMS AND COVENANTS THEREOF, AND CREATING A FUND FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF (The entire resolution may be viewed at the City Auditor's office) Duane Jonasson representing Kringstad Ironworks, Inc (KII) is asking The motion for the adoption of the the Council to consider a five year new or foregoing resolution was duly made by expandaing business 100% property tax Councilman Knutson, seconded by exemption on the new improvements and Councilman Anderson, and upon vote a PACE interest buy-down on a loan from taken thereon, the following voted in the Bank of ND. The PACE buy down favor: Councilmen Lorton, Blake, could be in kind such as using the cost to Knutson, Lundquist, Byron, and provide electricity to the site. Jonasson Anderson; the following voted against the was informed that no one appeared at the same: None; and the following were Public Hearing to protest the request that absent: None; whereupon the resolution was held prior to tonight's Regular City was declared duly passed and was Council meeting. Knutson moved to signed by the Mayor and attested by the approve Kringstad Ironworks request for a City Auditor. five year 100% property tax exemption. Byron seconded, and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. Lundquist moved to approve an $11,012.50 PACE Mayor interest buy-down on a loan from the Bank of ND. Anderson seconded, and ATTEST: upon roll call vote, all voted aye. City Auditor The following resolution was passed regarding the North Star Addition Improvement District. Tom Larson, Manager for Consolidated Waste, LTD, has notified A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE member cities that the Consolidated ISSUANCE OF A DEFINITIVE Board approved a rate increase to its member cities of $.50 per month per Knutson moved that First United Bank, account effective January 1, 2014. Citizen's State Bank, and Gate City Bank Larson is recommending raising the rate be designated as depositories for the City by $.75 to $18.25 to help offset costs of Park. Lundquist seconded, and upon associated with the spring/fall cleanup roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion and yard waste collection. Knutson carried. Lundquist moved that the Bank moved to approve the second reading of of North Dakota be designated as a an ordinance to raise the collection costs depository for the City of Park. Byron by $.75 per account effective January 1, seconded, and upon roll call vote, all 2014. Lundquist seconded, and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried, voted aye. Motion carried. Byron moved to approve the agreement with the State Water Commission for their 50% share or $1.35 million of the water tower project construction costs. Anderson seconded, and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. Joel Hylden presented the Council with a possible chicken ordinance for the Planning and Zoning Committee to consider. Hylden asked for permission to use the City Hall Auditorium to host a fundraiser for the bike path trees/plants during the first week in June. The Council gave Hylden permission to use the hall at Tom Larson as City Assessor read a no charge to hold the fundraiser. Hylden request from Laddie and Viola Bata for also mentioned the possibly of hosting a property tax abatement for their property wine walk as a fundraiser and was located at 719 Briggs Ave S. Bata's directed to contact organizations who qualify for a Senior Citizens Homestead have held wine walks for information. Credit for the 2013 tax year. Blake moved to approve Bata's request for the 2013 Mayor Stenvold read a letter from property tax abatement refund. Lundquist Steve Currie in which he asks not to be seconded, and upon roll call vote, all re-appointed as the City of Park River voted aye. Motion carried. Larson read a request from Louis and Irene Solseng for Attorney. Stenvold and the Council property tax abatement for their property thanked him for his years of service for located at 503 Hobbs St W. Solseng's the City. qualify for a Senior Citizens Homestead Credit for the 2013 tax year. Lundquist D Larson reported on the Water Tower moved to approve Solseng's request for Project. There is a chance the base for the 2013 property tax abatement refund, the water tower could be installed this fall. Lorton seconded, and upon roll call vote, Larson would like to have the City sewer all voted aye. Motion carried. Larson lines scoped to check if any lines need to read a request from Lorene Larson for be repaired or replaced. property tax abatement for her property located at 705 Code Ave S. Larson Mayor Stenvold informed the Council qualifies for a Senior Citizens Homestead that he appointed Edie Rygh to replace Credit for the 2013 tax year. Byron Paula Otto on the Planning & Zoning moved to approve Larson's request for Committee. The Council would like to the 2013 property tax abatement refund. Anderson seconded, and upon roll call have a draft of the purposed chicken vote, all voted aye. Motion carried, ordinance from the P&Z Committee by Larson read a request from Pearl Kotaska the February 10th City Council meeting. for property tax abatement for her property located at 704 Harris Ave S. A Special Meeting will be held on Kotaska qualifies for a Senior Citizens Tuesday, January 28th at 5:15pm for the Homestead Credit for the 2013 tax year. purpose of end-of-year budget Anderson moved to approve Kotaska's amendments and approvingfund request for the 2013 property tax transfers. abatement refund. Lorton seconded, and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion Being no further business, the carried, meeting adjourned at 8:34 PM. Mayor Stenvold informed the Council that the WC Fair will be celebrating their 100 year anniversary this year and are planning a four day event. The WC Fair Board is asking if the City would donate money for advertising. The Council would like to have them provide cost estimates before making a decision. City governing bodies, at their regular meeting in January of each even- numbered year, shall designate depositories of public funds, which meet the pledge of security requirements. 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