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Page I 0 LEGAL NOTICES THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23,2020 City 01‘ Park River. North Dakota. Regular Council Meeting CITY OF PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA, REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING, MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2020 AT 5:30 PM. Published Subject to theGoverning Body’s Review and Revision The City of Park River held their 1 regular meeting of the Park River City Council on Monday, December 14, 2020 at 5:30 PM. Mayor Dan Stenvold called the meeting to order and upon roll call the following were present in person: Council members: Ken Gillespie, Kyle Halvorson, Leah Skjerven, Dennis Kubat and Derek Pokrzywinski; by teleconference, Cory Seim. In person: Public Works Director (PWD) Dennis Larson, Coordinator/Auditor Nancy Thompson, and Assessor/Deputy Auditor Ann Berg. Absent: City Attorney Dustin Slaamod. Others by teleconference: Allison Olimb- WC Press, Marcus Lewis-F.C.H.C., Joe Fietek and in person: Terin Riley of Fleming, DuBois, & Fleming, PLLP. Additions and Chan es 1 None. 9 0 Agenda. Comments and Questions from Citizens: Marcus Lewis of F.C.H.C. reported numbers are going down as there was not much of a spike after the Thanksgiving holiday. Approval of Minutes: Skjerven moved, and Seim seconded to approve the minutes from the November 9, 2020 Regular Meeting as presented. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. Unfinished Business: None. Committee Reports: Sales Tax: Berg reported that sales tax collections are up $99,447.49 or 23.62% over last year for the same time period year to date. It has been one year since sales tax for online purchases was implemented. The sales tax fund current balance is $689,499.67. Halvorson moved and Pokrzywinski , seconded to accept the sales tax financials into record. Committees with nothing to report:‘ Airport Authority, Bike Path, Housing Authority, Park District, PR Community Club PR Economic Development Corp, and Public Library. New Business: Halvorson, chair of the Employee Relations Committee, went over the 2021 proposed increases with those present. Employee evaluations and proposed raises will be done in May for which will give accurate numbers to use for budgeting purposes. This will coincide with annual health insurance premium changes which were increased by 11% last year. Seim moved and Kubat seconded to approve a increase for all employees as of January 1, 2021 except the two employees hired on October 30, 2020.. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. MIC. Pokrzywinski moved and Halvorson, seconded to approve a increase for the two new employees and will go into effect aftere months of roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. Halvorson mentioned Christmas bonuses are given in Park River Bucks and fulltime employees are given $300 and year-round part~time employees $150. Gillespie moved and Pokrzywinski seconded to approve .the Christmas bonuses as presented. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. ' Public Works: Larson reported one of the newemployees trained in the plant for three weeks and operated the plant on his own last week and did well. The second employee started his training in the plant this week. Larson reported there are Even if you are only doing business by phone or entail right now, help people know you are still there for them. Contact NDNA or your local newspaper to place an ad this size in all North Dakota newspapers for only $700! (that’s just $8.14 per paper! Regions also available.) and “apps/Nwa - ., from all of us at First Care Health Centerw in Park River w. w. m. approximately 1010 blocks of cast iron water pipes left to be replaced. Larson would like to put in an application for grant money through the ND State Water Commission. It may be up to five years before 60% grant money is approved for this project. Halvorson moved and Pokrzywinski seconded to give Larson permission to file a grant application with the ND State Water Commission for replacing the rest of the cast iron water mains. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. Larson asked if the Council wanted to do a street improvement project in 2021. The project area would cover streets which had water pipes replaced during the 2020-1 Water Main project along with a couple of other areas. Stenvold reminded everyone that the City should be receiving Prairie Dog money in 2021 which can be used for infrastructure projects. Thompson stated theCity could apply for CD86 money and see if we qualify. Kubat moved and Gillespie seconded to start the project for Street Improvement District #2021 -1. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. Auditor Assessor Reparts: Thompson presented this month’s bills any financial reports to the Council. approve payment of the following bills and approve the financial reports as presented. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. ‘ Berg presented the Assessor’s report. She reported there have been property sales through the end of November. She explained her sales ratio is at 98%. This shows that the adjustments she has made are In line with what the properties are selling for. She continues to work on matching legal descriptions to the parcel map and entering verified information into the interactive parcel map legend. The General Fund balance as of 1.1. a ‘ ‘H' a w q ‘ O I ..“ '0’" a ’ Q Truck Drivers Wanted. Full time, Part time, Localand Over the Road. No Northeast loads Contact Marvin at 701-248-3204 0 November 30th was $5,214.28. City Administration is asking for permission to transfer up to $65,000 from Municipal Utilities to the General Fund to cover the December. bills and payroll expenses. Seim moved and Halvorson approved the request as presented. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. Genera Fund Municipal Utilities 36889 Postmaster $343.10 36890 Discovery Benefits $320.00 91 2016 Electrical Upgrade $8,000.00 92 Acme Tools $716.50 93 Advanced Engineering $285.00 94 AmeriPride Services, Inc $289.05 . 95 ‘ Animal Elskan lnn, LLC $600.00 96 Border States Electric Supply $2,779.01 97 Butler Machinery Co $1,808.77 98 Cardmember Service $183.25 99 Grand Forks Utility Billing $179.91 _ 36900 Productivity Plus Account $839.94 1 Consolidated Waste, LTD. 2 Core & Main $2,824.79 3 Penni Dahlgren $88.40 4 Dale's Body Shop $2,085.84 5 Discovery Benefits, Inc $50.00 6 East Side Garage $706.75 7 Ferguson Waterworks #2516 $840.48 8 Fleming DuBois Fleming PLLP $890.00 9 Graymont (WI) LLC $7,308.63 36910 Hawkins Inc $1,559.30 11 IAAO $220.00 12 Java Fix $4.81 13 Jim's Super Valu $68.66 14 Daryl Larson $294.00 . . 7., . ‘1‘”... 0 3 fig} 1" O, .' O 0 a I 9.. G O ‘ a. .. .O g‘ ~Il you-for.» x I , f“ i,‘ J-‘tnsfi'. 03’! VIIIII‘ IIIISIIIBS‘S’? I C q. II v V " 4‘.i.,o‘ 1 We look . ’9‘ 11. ‘ . forward In u 0 'c $488.42 15 Light 8 Water Dept $4,823.42 16 Lon's Hardware $1,407.27 17 Montana Dakota Utilities $997.99 18 Michael Kilmer Construction $3,127.50 19 ND Dept of Environmental Qual $18.54 ' 36920 ND One Call Inc. $17.00 21 ND Rural Water Systems Assoc $245.00 ‘ 22 ND Sewage Pump Lift Station $3,465.50 23 Nodak Electric Cooperative $5,199.73 24 Northdale Oil, Inc $419.94 25 NOVAK GRAIN &FEED $600.00 26 North Star Coop $1,138.09 27 Polar Communications $1,557.46 ‘ 28 PR Park District $182.20 29 Quill Corporation $531.35 36930 Samson Electric LTD $705.01 31 SanGrait's Auto Service 32 Molly Sobolik $6.94 33 US Bank Equipment Finance $204.61 34 Verizon Wireless $196.84 35. Vessco, Inc ' $733.75 $6,200.00 ‘ 37 Wat& Sew Imprv Dist #2016-1 $9,490.00 38 Water System Repair Replace $4,000.00 39 Water Bond Fund 05 $4,830.00 36940 Water Tower Fund $11,315.00 41 Water Treatment Fund $6,751.94 : 42 Walsh County Auditor $13,804.31 9012-34 $28,303.33 AW US Treasury Salaries $9,240.93 AW Northern Municipal Agenc $141,461.38 AW PSN Network) $4.95 AW NDPERS $16.87 AW N_DPERS $810.00 Aw NDPERS $810.00 Aw NDPERS $6,093.16 AW Aflac $89.06 AW BC/BS of North Dakota $12,405.20 Special Fund 6249 Advanced Engineering $18,138.80 6250 Samson Electric LTD $2,000.00 6251 US Bank $450.00 1 Debt Service Bond Fund 10170 First United Bank $16,940.00 Power Services 0 (Payment 3“. mi»; war; «a. u. a. u. e. mi. an .~‘.¢.P.J‘.'!'. .y g: 3 Being no further business, Kubat, moved to adjourn at 6:27 PM. 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