BELFIELD CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING Tuesday April 14th, 2020 - 5 pm via a conference call Unapproved The meeting was called to order at 5:00 PM (MT) by Mayor Mross, with Council Members Brett Northrop, Breanna Haspert, Edward Braun, Bruce Baer present.

Tuesday April 14th, 2020 - 5 pm
via a conference call

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 PM (MT) by Mayor Mross, with Council Members Brett Northrop, Breanna Haspert, Edward Braun, Bruce Baer present. Attorney Kuntz attended meeting left conference call at 5:28pm
Members on the conference call included Chief Steve Byrne, Belfield Police Department, Brent Hardy, Interstate Engineering, Damon Ross, Belfield Public Works, and Linda Staudinger.
Move to approve the agenda.
Councilwoman Haspert asked for additions to be added to the agenda.
1.Waive water bill late charges- March, April, and maybe May depending on how long this
2.City Employee duties and emergency plan update
3.Quote from Brosz Engineering to get the software for the GIS mapping info for city employees
4.Issues causing any and all tax hikes on our water bills until we can figure out where our leaks are coming from.
5.I don't know where discussion can be substituted for journaling the meeting minutes.
Motion to add the additional items to the agenda.
(Haspert/Baer) (Northrop-Nay, Haspert-Aye, Braun-Nay, Baer-Aye, Mross-Nay). Motion fails.
Mayor Mross: We have limited time and we want to give these items the appropriate time they deserve.
Move to accept the March 10th, 2020 regular meeting minutes.
(Baer/Northrop) (Northrop-Aye, Haspert-Nay, Braun-Aye, Baer-Aye, Mross-Aye).
Motion approved.
Councilwoman Haspert Nay Vote-Discussion
Councilwoman Haspert rescinded her Nay vote to Aye. All in favor.
The Council reviewed and accepted the March 2020 financial statement.
(Baer/Braun) (Northrop-Yes, Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Baer-Yes, Mross-Yes).
The Council approved the following audit bills with the addition of Midwest Doors for 175.47 for March 2020
(Northrop/Braun) (Northrop-Yes, Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Baer-Yes, Mross-Yes).

60930-Advanced Business Methods, $611.77: 60931-Amber Koehler, $175.00: 60932-Belfield Ambulance, $353.96: 60933-Belfield Fire Department, $1,061.87: 60934-Belfield Park District, $3,539.56: 60935-BCBS, $577.40: 60936-Century Link, $125.31: 60937-Forum Communications, $569.60: 60938-Naomi Urban, $629.16: 60939-Newman Outdoor Advertising, $510.00; 60940-Purchase Power, $402.50: 60941-Roughrider Electric, $30.00: 60942 -Senior Citizens, $353.96: 60943-Verizon Wireless, $499.58: 60944-Ameripride, $507.50: 60945 -Armor Interactive, $1,195.51: 60946-Cardmember Service, $2,320.00: 60947 -Consolidated, $678.42: 60948-Covenant Legal Group, $240.00: 20949-Creative Energy, $553.20: 60950-Donna Crisp, $100.00: 60951-Forum Communication Company, $45.90: 60952-Information Technology, $87.60: 60953-Legal Edge Solutions LLC, $1,900.50: 60954-MDU, $582.04: 60955-Dakota West Inspection, $565.00: 60956-MGM Rural Sanitation, $7708.50: 60957-Michael Brown, $100.00: 60958-Midwest Doors, $175.47: 60959-Napa $140.82: 60960 -NDDOT, $1,049.39: 60961-Praxair Distribution Inc., $26.66: 60962-R & J Communications Co., $100.00: 60963- Railroad Management Co., $517.97: 60964-Rath & Mehrer PC, $5,300.00: 60965-Record Keepers, $42.00: 60966-Red Rock Ford, $7,778.53: 60967- Riteway, $174.24: 60968-SW Crime Conference, $20.00: 60969-Southwest Water Authority, $10,221.80: 60970-Southwestern District Health, $120.00: 60971-Starion Bond Services, $195,005.00: 60972-Thumper Guns & Ammo, $293.00: 60973-WEX Bank, $104.26: 60604E Vivant, $142.96: 60605E-Revtrak, Inc, $198.63: 60595E-NDPERS, $200.00: 60599E-NDPERS, $3,443.51: 60597E-NDPERS, $200.00: 60598E-NDPERS-$9,652.15: 60594E-Internal Revenue Service, $4,793.87: 60596E-Internal Revenue Service, $4,257.32: 60606E-Office Of State Tax Commission, $985.89: 501845E-Biweekly ACH, $11,519.07: 501853E-Biweekly ACH, $10,423.76: Total $292,124.37.

Police Report:
A: Patrol Vehicle Accident: Discussion
Motion to purchase the 2020 Tahoe for approximate $40,000.00 of which about $36,000.00 will be covered by insurance.
(Baer/Haspert) (Northrop-Yes, Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Baer-Yes, Mross-Yes).
B: 2013 vehicle to sell: Discussion
Motion to accept the Police Report as presented. (Haspert/Baer) All in favor, Unanimous.
Stark County Sheriff's Report: Discussion
Motion to accept the Stark County Sheriff's Report as presented. (Haspert/Northrop)
All in favor, Unanimous.
Attorney's Report
A: RFP Opening--Tabled
Motion to table the RFP plan.
(Baer/Braun) All in favor, Unanimous
Engineers Reports
AE2S Engineering: Nothing to report
Interstate Engineering: Nothing to report
Brosz Engineering Inc.
A: GIS Program--Discussion
Public Works Report
Streets: Discussion
Water/Sewer: Discussion
Metal Pile: Discussion
Inert Pile: Discussion
Spring Clean UP: Discussion
Alarm Issue at East Lift Station: Discussion
Water Samples: Discussion
Old Meter Changed Out: Discussion
Motion to accept the Public Works report. (Baer/Braun) All in favor, Unanimous.
New Business
A: Combined Insurance
Motion to table this at this time. (Baer/Haspert) All in favor, Unanimous.
B: Vision West Membership
Motion to approve the Vision West Membership
(Baer/Haspert) (Northrop-Yes, Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Baer-Yes, Mross-Yes).
C: Zoning Board Resignation-Chelsey Baer
Motion to accept the resignation from Chelsey Baer.
(Northrop/Braun) (Northrop-Yes, Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Baer-Yes, Mross-Yes).
D: ND/UD Commerce: Discussion
E: Main Street Proclamation: Discussion
F: Main Street Initiative Community Action Plan: Discussion
G: Belfield Comprehensive Plan: Discussion
Unfinished Business:
Committee Reports:
Auditor's Report:
Personnel: Nothing to Report
Streets: Discussed in Public Works Report
Water/Sewer: Discussed in Public Works Report
Refuse/Inert: Discussed in Public Works Report
A: Inert Hours
B: Clean up Week
Economic Development: Discussed in New Business D, E, F, and G
A: Driveway Application Permit 1511ND Insurance Fund--FYI
B. ND Environmental Quality-Safe Drinking Water Act--FYI
Being no further business, Councilman Braun made a motion for adjournment at 5:47 pm with the next regular city council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 12th, 2020 5:00pm. (Braun/Northrop) (Unanimous)
Marriann Mross, Mayor
Connie O'Brien, Auditor
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