BELFIELD CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING Tuesday, August 9th, 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, Cory Lee, Stark County Sherriff’s Department, Jon Brosz, Brosz Engineering, Richard Zacher, Paulette Schaff, Claire Syms Coty, Jonathon Coty, Park Board, Anette Steffen, All School Reunion, Curt Johnson, Irvin Buckman, Post 144 Legion, Darianne Johnson, Heather Ingman, Domestic Violence & Rape Crisis Center, Diana Buckman, Ruth Buckman, Residents. Move to accept the agenda with Special Event Permit added to New Business (C). (Braun/Decker) All in favor. Move to approve the Special Meeting July 26th, 2022, minutes with correction. (Braun/Northrop) All in favor. The Council reviewed and approved the July 2022 financial statement. (Braun/Michels) (Michels-Yes, Northrop-Yes, Braun-Yes, Decker-Yes, Iverson-Yes). The Council approved the following audit bills for July 2022 with adjustment. (Northrop/Braun) (Decker-Yes, Braun-Yes, Northrop-Yes, Michels-Yes, Iverson-Yes). 3803- DAKOTA WILKINSON, $575.95; 3804- DREYDEN HUNCOVSKY, $639.35; 3805- DREYDEN HUNCOVSKY, $531.59; 3806- DAKOTA WILKINSON, $575.95; 62016- ARMOR INTERACTIVE, $1,043.77; 62017- BELFIELD AMBULANCE, $329.59; 62018- BELFIELD FIRE DEPARTMENT, $988.78; 62019- BELFIELD PARK DISTRICT, $4,285.92; 62020- BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD, $223.20; 62021- CENTURYLINK, $291.33; 62022- CONSOLIDATED, $746.86; 62023-CREATIVE ENERGY, $1,591.21; 62024-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, $500.00; 62025- FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, $351.89; 62026- MDU, $4,825.18; 62027- NAOMI URBAN, $629.16; 62028- NEWMAN OUTDOOR ADVERTISING, $510.00; 62029- PURCHASE POWER, $202.20; 62030- ROUGHRIDER ELECTRIC, $30.00; 62031- SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER, $329.59; 62032- SOUTHWEST WATER AUTHORITY, $17,570.21; 62033- VERIZON WIRELESS, $201.48; 62034- B & B MOBILE HOME TRANSPORTATION, $4,200.00; 62035- - BADLANDS INTEGRITY GROUP, $160.00; 62036- BROSZ ENGINEERING, $38,910.00; 62037- CARDMEMBER SERVICES, $516.53; 62038- DCI CREDIT SERVICES, $111.76; 62039- FERGUSON, $1,904.97; 62040- HLEBECHUK CONSTRUCTION, $2,208.30; 62041- JAMES OIL WELL SERVICE, $832.00; 62042- KEVIN’S AUTO AND REPAIR, $5,483.53; 62043- LEGAL EDGE SOLUTIONS, $6,950.00; 62044- LINDE GAS & EQUIPMENT, $48.13; 62045- LOGO MAGIC, $299.00; 62046- MACKOFF KELLOGG LAW FIRM, $2,500.00; 62047- MGM, $10,256.19; 62048- NAPA, $284.84; 62049- LEAGUE OF CITIES, $1,272.00; 62050- ND ONE CALL, $150.00; 62051- PUMP SYSTEMS, $150.00; 62052- SOUTHWEST GRAIN, $1,315.70; 62053- STARK COUNTY AUDITOR, $18,116.37; 62054- STEVE BRYNE, $1,226.72; 62055- SWANTSON EQUIPMENT, $2,800.00; 61104E- JOB SERVICE, $551.00; 61309E- VIVINT, $142.96; 61308E- REVTRAK, $286.72; 61310E- STATE TAX COMMISSIONER, $456.63; 61302E- NDPERS, $150.00; 61304E- NDPERS, $150.00; 61301E- NDPERS, $3,599.33; 61303E- NDPERS, $1,319.27; 61300E- INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, $2,054.97; 61305E- INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, $2,010.80; 502244E- BIWEEKLY ACH, $4,407.66; 502249E- BIWEEKLY ACH, $4,439.41; TOTAL $156,238.00 Engineers Reports Interstate Engineering: Not present Discussion: Attorney has some questions pertaining to the outstanding bills. Will reach out for terminology clarification. Brosz Engineering A. Precast Sewer Containment: Discussion Motion to move forward and purchase the sewer containment for $54.306.05 for dry and wet well. (Braun/Decker) (Michels-Yes, Northrop-Yes, Braun-Yes, Decker-Yes, Iverson-Yes). B. East Lift Station Project i. who should be notified on the alarm system need to get those numbers and emails C. TAP Sidewalk Design: Update D. Water Tower Repair: Update E. Water line Issues a. Water main breaks and the options to be quoted by JK Excavation Stark County Sheriff’s Report: A. Fireworks 2 calls on the timeframe B. Harvest Hoedown C. School Shooting Active Training Attorney’s Report A. Park Board Lease Agreement: Discussion Motion to table until legal sees who owns leases and what the leases can be used for and see a map to see what properties are owned by who and a plan of what you are going to do and what you are going to occupy. (Michels/Braun) (Michels-Yes, Northrop-Yes, Braun-Yes, Decker-Yes, Iverson-Yes). B. Rustan Property: Process was not followed through with. Will need to start over with a letter. C. Ordinance No. 293-Regarding Animals and Fowl and Violations of these provisions. Discussion Will leave as is. Motion to accept the Attorney’s Report (Braun/Northrop) All in favor. Public Works Report Streets: Culvert has been fixed to the East Lift Station Will be dura patching tomorrow i. 3rd Ave. SE—whole area needs repair, increase budget, add gravel, pack so the water runs to the curb. ii. Dust Control—Blade in spring and put some calcium on top iii. 5th Ave. SW-2 blocks—road is lower than the ditch. iv. Memorial Hall—will put some of the asphalt milling down v. 3rd Ave. and 2nd St. SE—possible leak vi. Have the summer employees paint curbs and crosswalks Summer Help: Joe will be done when school starts Dreydan-keep on as an option for a little while longer Water/Sewer: Discussion Set up a meeting with Jon and Ward to look at prices. i. Procedures: How, when, and why Need to get a book put together of all procedures that need to be done in the city, so it is not just in someone’s head Get with Ward to see if they have something in place. ii. Drain Valve Equipment: Refuse/Inert Pile: Garbage Truck: Adjust operations, pick up SE corner of town when empty. Brett will reach out to MGM. Properties Not Mowed: Those not even attempted get a letter and copy of the ordinance. If unsafe to mow lets hire it out Kevin will get a list to Connie to get letters sent out. New Business A. Deputy Auditor Resignation Motion to accept the resignation letter (Braun/Michels) All in favor. B. Ferguson Waterworks—Neptune 360 New Release Motion to move forward with the new release (Decker/Braun) (Michels-Yes, Northrop-Yes, Braun-Yes, Decker-Yes, Iverson-Yes). C. Special Event Permit Application—Park Board Motion to approve the special event application for the fireworks show in conjunction with the hoedown. (Braun/Decker) All in favor. Unfinished Business: A. $5.00 charge—Discussion Motion to table until later and get a hold on the unknows. (Braun/Decker) All in favor. B. Newman Sign Design—FYI Newman will be designing this one due to no responses from any of the contacts C. Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center Donation—Darianne Johnson, Heather Ingman Motion to donate $500.00 (Iverson/Michels) (Decker-Yes, Braun-Yes, Northrop-Yes, Michels-Yes, Iverson-Yes). D. 2023 Budget Increase streets to $100,000.00 in 201 (662 Infrastructure) Motion to accept the 2023 preliminary budget (Braun/Northrop) (Braun-Yes, Michels-Yes, Decker-Yes, Northrop-Yes, Iverson-Yes). E. BEK—Would like them to attend the next meeting. Committee Reports: Auditor’s Report: Motion to accept the Auditor’s report (Decker/Braun) (Michels-Yes, Northrop-Yes, Braun-Yes, Decker-Yes, Iverson-Yes). Personnel: James-welcome aboard Economic Development: A. Sales Tax—want to make clear, not pulling away any funds from anyone it was discussed ways to help improve opportunitues for everybody. B. Grant Opportunities i. Chip Seal-Walking Path—Won’t work for us Buildings: Met with Brad and Kevin A. Belfield Theater—Leak, large gap around back foundation, will chip out and replace i. Memorial Hall—bricks to be fixed on East and West sides ii. Fire—Need to fix the apron by fire dept iii. Ambulance Garage— Panel not inspected or services since 2017 and apron iv. City Shop—looking at two options and the windows we have may not fit, by fall need to seal roof and cracks coming into the building B. Hlebechuk Construction Job Proposal—Discussion on firewood and overhead wires. Jeff will reach out to Hugh Table until next meeting and see what their time frame is. C. All-School Reunion Committee Request—Discussion Motion to let the All School Reunion use the room to store the memorabilia (Braun/Northrop) All in favor. Need to check all fire extinguishers, batteries and alarms in city owned buildings ASAP. Grounds: See attached list of city property—Covered in Public Works Miscellaneous: Being no further business, Councilman Braun made a motion for adjournment at 7:23 pm with the next regular city council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 13th, 2022, 5:00pm. (Braun/Northrop) (Unanimous) ATTEST: Jeff Iverson, Mayor Connie O’Brien, Auditor (Aug. 24, 2022) 93844