BELFIELD CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, July 12th, 2022 – 5:00 pm City Hall – 208 Main Street North Unapproved The meeting was called to order at 5:00 PM (MT) by Mayor, Jeff Iverson, Council Members Kyle Michels, Brett Northrop, Edward Braun, Roger Decker Attorney Fetch present. Members of the audience included Kevin Anderson, City Employee, Matt Jacobson, Lonni Fleck, Interstate Engineering, Eldon Mehrer, Stark County Sherriff’s Department, Harold Hugelen, Trapper Kettle, Bonnie Klein, CamAm, Cristina Wenko, Mackoff Kellogg, Aaron Yourk, Diana Buckman, Residents. Move to accept the agenda. (Braun/Northrop) All in favor. Move to approve the June 28th, 2022, minutes. (Northrop/Michels) All in favor. The Council reviewed and approved the April 2022 financial statement. (Braun/Decker) (Michels-Yes, Northrop-Yes, Braun-Yes, Decker-Yes, Iverson-Yes). The Council approved the following audit bills for June 2022. (Decker/Braun) (Northrop-Yes, Braun-Yes, Decker-Yes, Michels-Yes, Iverson-Yes). 3801- DREYDEN HUNCOVSKY, $285.96; 3802- DAKOTA WILKINSON, $387.47; 61970- ARMOR INTERACTIVE, $1,050.01; 61971- BELFIELD AMBULANCE, $367.92; 61972- BELFIELD FIRE DEPARTMENT, $1,103.75; 61973- BELFIELD PARK DISTRICT, $4,691.58; 61974- BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD, $223.20; 61975- CENTURYLINK, $137.00; 61976- CONSOLIDATED, $290.04; 61977- DICKINSON HEATING & AIR, $965.00; 61978- FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, $211.75; 61980- MDU, $4,555.10; 61981- NAOMI URBAN, $629.16; 61982- NEWMAN OUTDOOR ADVERTISING, $510.00; 61983- PITNEY BOWES, $199.80; 61984- SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER, $367.92; 61985- SOUTHWEST WATER AUTHORITY, $13,993.53; 61986- VERIZON WIRELESS, $201.09; 61987- ADVANCED BUSINESS METHODS, $128.83; 61988- AIRGAS, $64.79; 61989- BADLANDS INTEGRITY GROUP, $135.00; 61990- BMI, $391.00; 61991- BOSS PRODUCTS, $439.54; 61992- BROSZ ENGINEERING, $15,847.50; 61993- CARDMEMBER SERVICES, $1,049.61; 61994- CHOICE FINANCIAL, $19,197.00; 61995- CHRIS KANSKI, $50.00; 61996- CREATIVE ENERGY, $862.86; 61997- DCI CREDIT SERVICES, $335.28; 61998- GEORGE’S TIRE, $125.00; 62000- JAMES OIL WELL SERVICE, $556.00; 62001- JK EXCAVATION, $6,000.00; 62002- KE&I SERVICES, $12,740.32; 62003- LINDE GAS & EQUIPMENT, $48.67; 62004- LIQUID ENGINEERING, $3,330.00; 62005- MGM, $11,070.50; 62006- NAPA, $306.52; 62007- OLD HWY #10, $275.00; 62008- PIPE DETECTIVES, $89,355.72; 62009- RATH & MEHRER PC, $7,000.00; 62010- RECORD KEEPERS, $42.00; 62011- SOUTHWEST GRAIN, $278.99; 62012- SOUTHWEST DISTRICT HEALTH, $360.00; 62013- STARK COUNTY AUDITOR, $17,333.33; 62014- STARK DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, $100.00; 62015- ROUGHRIDER ELECTRIC, $30.00; 61298E- VIVINT, $142.96; 61299E- REVTRAK, $297.80; 61288E- NDPERS, $150.00; 61291E- NDPERS, $150.00; 61295E- NDPERS, $150.00; 61292E- NDPERS, $3,599.33; 61293E- NDPERS, $1,847.67; 61284E- INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, $1,767.91; 61294E- INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, $1,572.18; 61297E- INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, $1,757.58; 502229E- BIWEEKLY ACH, $4,366.81; 502234E- BIWEEKLY ACH, $4,126.16; 502239E- BIWEEKLY ACH, $4,217.98. TOTAL $241,770.12 Engineers Reports Interstate Engineering A. Task Order #1—City Wide Inventory, All four platforms, water, sewer, streets and storm—Lonni explained this to the new members and the published document will be available in February early March. B. Sanitary Sewer Cleaning-Pipe Detectives-Update information from Lonni and the council wants to keep moving forward with this project. Motion to pay the Contractor’s Application for Payment No. 1 in the amount of $89,355.72 (Braun/Northrop) (Braun-Yes, Northrop-Yes, Michels-Yes, Decker-Yes, Iverson-Yes). Discussion: Task Order #1, Looked at three options 1. Agree and move forward, 2. Eliminate a task or pieces of work, 3. Thumb drive Chose option 3 want to have the thumb drive to us by noon on Friday, will turn over to legal to look at it to see if all is on track so we understand where we are at. Motion to table Interstate’s bill and review the thumb drive and pause all work and get to legal. Will still move forward with Pipe Detectives. (Iverson/Decker) (Decker-Yes, Braun-No, Northrop-No, Michels-Yes, Iverson-Yes). Lonni Fleck and Matt Heck left meeting at 5:41pm Brosz Engineering—Not present Stark County Sheriff’s Report: A. Stark County has purchased an emotional support K-9 black lab through donations. B. Requested from council to patrol for jake brakes being used as they go through town. Attorney’s Report A. Lease Agreement-Will Rill-Goats—Will have the attorney put a lease together for next meeting. B. Park Board Lease Agreement-Discussion —-Tabled until the next meeting C. WBI Energy—Update Can take up to 18 months for funding looking at lowering the summer of 2023. D. RFP Attorney Option Motion to go with Option 1 (Iverson/Braun) (Braun-Yes, Northrop-Yes, Michels-Yes, Decker-Yes, Iverson-Yes). Motion to accept the Attorney’s Report (Iverson/Braun) All in favor. Public Works Report Streets: 20-30 curbs to be replaced or fixed. Next Spring will tar cracks or chip seal 3rd Ave. SE needs repair due to garbage truck and other issues. Area on street will be fixed Friday or Monday Water/Sewer: Water Tower—Leak has been repaired need to inspect it before we fill it to make sure everything is good. Billings County is on fire watch to help the city fire department if needed. Council was asked what the time frame is to get water back to the residents, council— will know more after the inspection, old water tower isn’t practical to bring back into place and additional portable equipment has not been discussed. Curb Stops A. Richard Romanyshyn—discussion b. Isaiah Privratsky—discussion to relocate the two on this property. Equipment: Blade and Loader Need to teach employees how to run Machinery is in good condition would like to do SOS on them Refuse/Inert Pile: Closed Saturday due to rain New Business A. CanAm: Bonnie i. Drainage—Standing water—where can I divert the water to, council will look into it to see what can be done. ii. curb stop—raised 3-4” can this be lowered? Council will look at cutting it off and rethreading it to lower it. B. $5.00 charge—will discuss when we do the budget C. Special Event Permit Application—Mud Run—Fire Department Motion to approve the special event application for the mud run. (Braun/Decker) All in favor. D. Special Event Permit Application—Haunted House—Fire Department Motion to approve the special event application for the haunted house. (Braun/Decker) Discussion—Asked Stark County Sherriff’s Department—Any issues in the past—no All in favor. E. Special Event Permit Application—Motorcycle Association Motion to approve the special event application for the motorcycle run. (Decker/Braun) All in favor. F. Special Event Liquor Permit Application—Burley’s Roughrider Motion to approve the special event liquor application. (Northrop/Decker) All in favor. G. Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center Donation Motion to table and to reach out to Mrs. Johnson to attend the next meeting. (Michels/Iverson) All in favor. H. Council Meeting time change—Will leave as is. I. Newman Sign Design—Connie will reach out to a couple of people J. Special Event Permit Application—Hoedown—Belfield Park Board Motion to approve the special event application for the hoedown. (Braun/Decker) Discussion—current event for baseball field-said 2 streets were approved for closure, would be closing streets at 8:00 but are blocked off at 7:00. Extra closed streets are not being manned weren’t approved. They are In violation send Richard to Mayor Iverson. All in favor. Unfinished Business: Committee Reports: Auditor’s Report: Motion to accept the Auditor’s report (Braun/Decker) (Michels-Yes, Northrop-Yes, Braun-Yes, Decker-Yes, Iverson-Yes). Personnel: Policy Manual issues is having legal look at it. Have split up our seasonal help Had a job interview applicant has accepted the position for $25.00/hr. and will start on July 25th. Economic Development: A. Sales Tax—want to utilize the sales tax better for possible road improvments and businesses. Buildings: A. Belfield Theater—Leaks—bricks to be fixed on East and West sides B. Belfield Police Department Building no issues noted C. Pocket Park—where to start? D. City Hall—Fire extinguishers, light issues, walk in door lock sticks. Grounds: See attached list of city property 2nd Ave. SE lot that needs to be mowed. Miscellaneous: A. Stark County Dept of Emergency Services—FYI B. Special Budget Meeting—Tuesday, July 26th 3:00 Being no further business, Councilman Braun made a motion for adjournment at 7:11 pm with the next regular city council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 9th, 2022, 5:00pm. (Braun/Northrop) (Unanimous) ATTEST: Jeff Iverson, Mayor Connie O’Brien, Auditor (July 27, 2022) 83398