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JULY 2013 THE PRESS PAGE / I I O O O O City Of Park River, North Dakota Regular Council Meeting CITY OF PARK RIVER NORTH DAKOTA, REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING, MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013 AT 7:30 P.M. The City of Park River held their regular meeting of the Park River City Council on Monday, June 10, 2013 at 7 '.~0, P.M. Mayor Stenvold called the meeting to order with the following present: Councilmen Lorton, Blake, Knutson, Lundquist, Byron, Public Works Director Dennis Larson, Business Manager Tom Larson, and Deputy Auditor Ann Berg. Absent Councilmen Anderson and City Attorney S Currie. Guests, John Meagher, Dean Skjerven, and Chad Arendt. Knutson moved to approve the minutes of the May 13, 2013 meeting as presented. Blake seconded, and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. Lundquist moved to approve the following bills for payment. Lorton seconded, and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. GENERAL FUND: 27696 BC/BS of North Dakota 1,408.68 97 Hatton Ford, Inc 24,753.68 98 NDPERS 123.88 99 ASCAP 330.22 27700 Business Forms & Acct 114.56 01 City of Lak0ta 105.00 02 Dale's Small Engine Repair 778.98 03 Don Greicar Excavating 450.00 04 Farmers Union Service Assoc 737.00 05 Heartland Gas Co 253.68 06 Dr Gerald Larson 25.61 07 Lon's Hdwr 15.88 08 MDU 108.61 09 Michael Todd & Co, Inc 405.54 27710 Municipal Govt Acd 15.00 11 Northdale Oil, Inc 1,726.59 12 North Star Coop 1,022.51 13 Polar Communications 512.55 14 PR Airport Authority 43.07 15 PR Implement 352.11 16 PR Park District 36.32 17 PR Public Library 50.07 18 PR Vet Clinic .240.00 19 Quill Corporation 25.28 27720 Glenn Rost 250.00 21 Special Funds 176.09 22 Stone's Mobile Radio 100.00 23 Team Laboratory Chem 1,694.00 24 WC Auditor 11,585.84 25 WC Press 576.16 26 Kinetic Leasing16,235.00 27 Discovery Benefits 109.80 28 Municipal Utilities 294.22 29 NDPERS 155.31 27730 NDPERS 1,306.31 1492 Keith Anderson 664.92 1493 Karl Blake 664.92 1494 Dwight Byron 664.92 1495 Stephen Currie 5,541.00 1496 Arvid Knutson 664.92 1497 Michael Lorton 664.92 1498 Robert H Lundquist III 664.92 1499 Daniel Stenvold 1,329.84 EFTPS (WH,SS,MED) 6-10- 13 GF 1,799.28 1500 Jordan Eidenschink 582.11 1501 Sheldon Ellefson 313.40 1502 Robert Kubat 338.22 EFTPS (WH,SS,MED) 6-15- 13 GF 294.22 EFTPS (WH,SS,MED) 6-15- 13 GF MU 1,253.69 1503 Galen Bosh OT 28.71 1504 Joshua Irvine OT 79.91 1505 Wade Kalgard OT69.92 1506 Stefan Linstad 50.09 EFTPS (WH,SS,MED) 6-15- 13 GFOT 111.30 1507 Sheldon Ellefson 337.34 1508 Robert Kubat 394.59 1509 Shelley MacDonald 81.68 EFTPS (WH,SS,MED) 6-30- 13 GF 149.97 EFTPS (WH,SS,MED) 6-30- 13 GF MU 1,407.90 A:W. Municipal Utilities 7,222.27 05 06 tnc 07 08 O9 1,840.63 MUNICIPAL UTILITIES: 31697 BC/BS of North Dakota 3,497.52 98 Roger A. Johnson 264.95 99 NDPERS 18.33 31700 NDPERS 558.74 01 AmeriPride Services, Inc 118.32 02 Border States Electric Sup 9,545.43 03 City of Fargo 28.00 04 Consolidated Waste, LTD. 16,113.00 Discovery Benefits 22.00 Graymont Western Canada, 5,542.32 Hawkins INC 1,243.27 Jim's Super Valu 105.97 Lagoon Maintenance 31710 Jared Leveque 1.00 11 Light & Water Dept 3,721.23 12 Municipal Utilities 387.83 13 ND One Call 39.60 14 ND Sewage Pump Lift Station 579.00 15 Nodak Elec Coop4,943.68 16 Northdale Oil, Inc 484.81 17 North Star Coop1,179.56 18 Polar Communications 230.04 19 PR Implement 146.31 31720 Quill Corp369.89 21 Samson Electric LTD 855.13 22 VESSCO, Inc 299.80 23 NancyWassenaar 11.17 24 Water Bond Fund 05 4,830.00 25 Water Rev Bond Fund Phase II 3,450.00 26 Water Sur-Charge Fund 5,000.00 27 Water System Repair & Replace 1,500.00 28 WC Press 128.80 29 Precocious Pyrotechnics, Inc 3,039.48 31730 Verizon Wireless 44.37 31 Postmaster 256.19 32 General Fund 7,222.27 33 Discovery Benefits 303.52 34 Discovery Benefits 22.00 35 NDPERS 527:31 36 NDPERS 3,190.98 6782-91 Salaries 6-15-13 11,351.48 EFTPS (WH,SS,MED) 6-15- 13 3,227.76 TEMPORARY IMPROVEMENT That the City of Park River set the $2,000 was received from Larry P. and 6792 Galen Bosh OT 138.03 WARRANT, SERIES 2013 bonding limit for city officials at $1.5 Christine Flaten, dba Flaten's Alibi Bar. 6793 Joshua Irvine OT 98.22 million. Blake seconded and upon roll Knutson moved to approve the 6794 Wade Kalgard OT29.97 (The entire resolution may be viewed call, all voted aye. Motion carried, application. Lundquist seconded and 6795 Stefan Linstad OT 343.16 at the City Auditor's office) The new patrol car that Sheriff Wild upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion 6796 JeffreyWilmerOT106.18 has on order for the Park River carried. EFTPS (WH,SS,MED) 6-15- Upon roll call vote, Lorton, Blake, department will cost $26, 753. Hatton 13 OT 160.47 Knutson, Lundquist, Byron, Anderson, Ford is offering $2,000 for the trade-in. T An APPLICATION FOR RETAIL 97-6806 Salaries 6-30-13 voted aye. Larson reported that the last patrol car the LIQUOR LICENSE, with a check for 11,860.89 Motion carried, city sold brought $1,600 less expenses $1,200 was received from the Park River EFTPS (WH,SS,MED) 6-30- Byron moved to accept the Sales Tax for advertising and removing decals. Amerlcan Legion. Lundquist moved to 13 3,297.38 Committee's recommendations for the Blake moved to trade the Crown Vic to approve the application. Blake seconded A.W. ACH Charge 11.70 following items; approve the fifteenth Hatton Ford for $2,000 off the purchase and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. A.W. NMPA 117,487.85 payment of the Marvin Windows & Doors of the new vehicle. Lundquist seconded Motion carried. agreement in the amount of $12,500 from and upon roll call, all voted aye. Motion An APPLICATION FOR RETAIL SPECIAL FUNDS: the Sales Tax Economic Development carried. LIQUOR LICENSE, along with a check for 3323 Sheyenne Gardens Fund. Approve the final payment of the D Larson provided the Councilwith an $2,000 was received from Warren 615.00 Sunshine Kids Center commitment of update on the 135th Avenue NE road Denault, dba The Dug Out Bar. Blake 3324 Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson $5,000 from the Sales Tax Economic project. The bid opening is scheduled for 17,451.66 Development Fund. Approve the fourth July 11. T Larson reported that Jan moved toapprovetheapplication. Lorton 3325 PR School District payment of the PR School DistrictMarkusen of KLJ, Inc. has spoken with seconded and upon rollcallvote, allvoted 4,000.00 agreement for paving in the amount of property owners along the road project to aye. Motion carried. 3326 PR School District $4,000 from the Sales Tax Capitalinform them that the drainage ditch will An APPLICATION FOR RETAIL 5,000.00 Improvement Fund. Approve the final come right up to the field. Landowners LIQUOR LICENSE, with a check for 3327 City of Grafton payment toward the PR School District will provide construction easements in $2,000 was received from The Club Bar 12,500.00 bleacher project the amount of $5,000 exchange for improved drainage which & Lounge, Inc. There are delinquent 3328 EA.O. St. Paul from the Sales Tax Economic may include replacing culverts, property taxes due. The Council decided 983.27 Development Fund. Lorton seconded, Mayor Stenvold asked D Larson to to call a special meeting to approve the 3329 05 Sales Tax Rev Bd Fd and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. update the Council on the damage application if the taxes are paid by July 1, 11,798.32 Motion carried, caused by the recent excessive rainfall. 2013. Tax Increment Financing is being used Larson reported that there was a low spot HOSPITAL BUILDING FUND: to finance a portion of the infrastructure in the dike by the PR Airport which The July 4th celebration planning is 1044 US Bank 402.50 for the North Star Addition. The allowed extra water to flow into the coulee moving forward. There will be a few less remaining will be special assessed. Until running through town. Larson reported events as is getting increasingly difficult WATER & SEWER IMPROVEMENT there are enough houses built andhe had a contractor build up the low spot to find people to organize events. DISTRICT #2012-1 valuation high enough to service the debt by two feet which should keep the water Mosquito spraying was discussed. 1000 The Spruce Valley Corporation of the TIF, the project will need additional draining toward the river. Consolidated Knutson moved to reinstate a spraying 177,039.72 support. The PR Development Carp is Waste has been open for their customers charge of $4 per month per utility account requesting assistance from the Sales Tax to haul damaged debris to the inert landfill for 3 months beginning with the June Chris Flaten, representing the Briggs Capital Improvement Fund to cover the for free. Stenvold asked if there was billing. Lundquist seconded, and upon Avenue bar owners, requested approval debt service shortage until the TIF can going to be a city-wide clean-up for items roll call, all voted aye. Motion carried. D to have a street dance on July 3, 2012 stand on its own. The annual payment on damaged by basement seepage. Council from 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM. The Council the 20 year TIF will be approximately felt the pick-up should be done this week. Larson stated that they will start ground approved the street dance and asked that $33,600.00. The exposure to the sales Larson said he would check with some of fogging this week and schedule aerial the bar owners clean all cans off the tax fund will depend on the number of lots the retired city employees to see if they spraying as needed. sidewalk onto the street and pick up all sold, pace of construction, and value of could help with the clean-up. Byron D Larson gave an update to the bottles and garbage along the adjacent improvements. The Sales Tax Fund will moved to have a city-wide clean-up to Council on the water tower project. A streets and alleys. The City of Park River eventually be reimbursed by the TIF. This pick up debris damaged by basement conference call has been scheduled for will pay for policing of the street dance, same arrangement was made with the seepage on Friday, June 14th. Blake Friday, June 14th to discuss strategy to Byron moved to approve the street dance South View Addition. Byron moved to seconded and upon roll call, all voted aye. access the $16 million in funding made request. Lundquist seconded and upon approve the request to have the Sales Motion carried, available to municipals by the Legislature roll call vote, all present voted aye. Tax Fund cover the North Star Brent Nelson, WC Emergency through HB1020. Motion carried. Development annual debt service Management Coordinator, spoke with T Lundquist informed the Council that Chad Arendt, representing Hillcrest shortage until the tax increments are Larson and asked if the City of Park River Golf Club, informed the Council that they sufficient to make the payment. Blake was going to declare a disaster from the PR Pool Boosters will be holding a would like to lease a newer John Deere seconded, and upon roll call vote, all spring runoff. Byron asked how much the fund raising dance at the Coliseum on rough mower. Heasked if the Cityof Park voted aye. Motion carried. Motion City sustained in damages during the Saturday, August 10th. The boosters River would sponsor a municipal lease for carried, spring runoff. D Larson reported that the asked if the City would cover the cost of $22,750.00 for a period of five (5) years. The City of Park River has typically control drop structure and approximately policing the dance as they did last year. Hillcrest will make the annual payments, contributed 15% of infrastructure costs to 150' of culvert will need to be replaced, Knutson moved to have the City of Park Knutson moved to sponsor the municipal new projects such as the North Star and the road repaired, for approximately River cover the cost of policing the lease. Blake seconded, and upon roll call Development. The Sales Tax Committee $40,000. Also the culvert and alley repair fundraising dance. Lorton seconded and vote, all present voted aye. Motion recommends that 15% of the Sales Tax between Code & Harris and the work upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. Capital Improvement Fund be put on performed by the airport. To access carried. The Corps of Engineers sent the City reserve toward the infrastructureFEMA assistance the city council will of Park River a bill for $983.27 as the final development in the North Star Addition. have to officially declare a disaster. Byron amount due on the Dam Safety Project Knutson moved to grant the transfer of moved to declare a disaster from the Being no further business, the started in 2000. T Larson reported that the American Legion's Liquor License to spring run-off in the City of Park River. meeting adjourned at 8:25 PM. the Water Treatment Plant Maintenance the Coliseum for the Boe/Sveen wedding Blake seconded and upon roll call, all Fund was used to pay the original bills on June 21, 2013. Lorton seconded and voted aye. Motion carried. and asked to use it to pay the $983.27. upon roll call vote, all present voted aye. Nelson also mentioned that Walsh Byron moved approval. Lundquist Motion carried. County had declared the entire county a seconded and upon roll call vote, all Blake moved to grant the transfer of disaster from the recent excessive present voted aye. Motion carried, the American Legion's Liquor License to rainfalls. Dan Stenvold, Mayor The following resolution was passed the Coliseum for the Daley/Kubat An APPLICATION FOR RETAIL regarding North Star Addition. wedding on July 13, 2013. Lundquist LIQUOR LICENSE, with a check for ATTEST: Upon motion by Knutson seconded by seconded and upon roll call vote, all $2,000 was received from PB Properties Blake, the following Resolution was present voted aye. Motion carried. I1~ LLC, dba The Alexander House. Blake adopted: T. Larson discussed the bonding of moved to approve the application. Tom Larson, City Auditor city officials, which includes the Assessor, Knutson seconded and upon roll call vote, A RESOLUTION APPROVING Municipal Judge, City Auditor, Deputy all voted aye. Motion carried. THE WATER AND SEWER Auditor, and Billing Clerk. 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