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BELFIELD CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING Tuesday November 12th, 2019 - 5 pm City Hall - 208 Main Street North Unapproved The meeting was called to order at 5:00 PM (MT) by Councilman Bruce Baer, with Council Members Breanna Haspert, Edward Braun, Marriann Mross, and Attorney Sandra Kuntz present.

BELFIELD CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday November 12th, 2019 - 5 pm
City Hall - 208 Main Street North
Unapproved

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 PM (MT) by Councilman Bruce Baer, with Council Members Breanna Haspert, Edward Braun, Marriann Mross, and Attorney Sandra Kuntz present.
Members of the audience included Chief Steve Byrne, Belfield Police Department, Brent Hardy, Interstate Engineering, Mel Zent, Joanne Kadrmas, Corey Hutzenbeler, Justin Hutzenbiler, Jacob Hutzenbiler, Diane Buckman, Madalynn Redig, Tyra Boltz, Nyla Benally, Dawn Kessel, Dana Gross, Kim Henning, Jimmy Monday
Move to approve the agenda with additional changes.
(Mross/Haspert) All in favor, Unanimous.
Move to approve the October 8th, 2019 regular meeting minutes with correction.
(Braun/Mross) All in favor, Unanimous.
Move to approve the October 8th, 2019 special meeting minutes.
(Mross/Haspert) All in favor, Unanimous.
The Council reviewed and approved the October 2019 financial statement.
(Braun/Mross) All in favor, Unanimous.
The Council approved the following audit bills for October 2019:
(Mross/Haspert) (Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Mross-Yes, Baer-Yes).
60708 -Amber Koehler, $175.00: 60709 -BCBS, $258.20; 60710 -Century Link, $113.20; 60711 City of Dickinson, $134.42; 60713 - -MDU, $5151.61; 60714 -Naomi Urban, $629.16; 60715 -Southwest Water Authority, $9,996.73; 60716 -Verizon Wireless, $521.65; 60717 -AE2S Engineering, $798.89; 60718 - Ameripride,$477.50; 60719 -Armor Interactive, $2,375.02; 6060720 -Belfield Ambulance, $444.15; 60721 -Belfield Fire Department, $1,332.44; 60722 -Belfield Park District, $4,441.47; 60723 -Cardmember Service, $2,571.25; 60724 -Consolidated, $673.33; 60725 -Copeland Development, $3,000.00; 60726 -Covenant Legal Group, $307.50; 60727 -Creative Energy, $717.02; 60728 -Dickinson Tire, $29.00; 60729 -Information Technology Dept., $96.85; 60730 -Interstate Engineering, $5,000.00; 60731 -Ken Solberg, $53.09; 60732 Legal Edge Solutions, PLLC, $6,949.50; 60733 -Logo Magic, $326.00; 60734 -MGM Rural Sanitation, $7,046.50; 60735 - Napa Auto, $303.61; 60736 -ND One Call, $27.40; 60737 -Newman Outdoor Advertising, $510.00; 60742 -Nick Murray, $100.00; 60738 -ND Chemistry Lab, $251.58; 60739 -Post Board, $45.00; 60740 Pump Systems, $425.00; 60741 -Record Keepers, $42.00; 60743 -Roughrider Electric, $30.00; 60744 -Senior Citizens, $444.15; 60745 -Total Control, $1,200.00; 60746 -Wex Bank, $95.68; 60541E -NDPERS, $200.00; 60543E NDPERS, $200.00; 60532E -NDPERS, $8,610.09; 60542E -Internal Revenue Service, $4,044.96; 60540E -Internal Revenue Service, $4,023.33; 501742E -Biweekly ACH $11,233.04; 501751E -Biweekly ACH $11,232.38; TOTAL $72,196.63
Police Report:
Emergency Plan Update: Discussion
A: Lock Down Situation
B: PD Trainings
C: Emergency Planning
K-9 Program Update: Discussion
PD Office Employee Employment: Discussion
Motion to approve the Belfield Police Department (Haspert/Mross) All in favor, Unanimous.
Stark County Sheriff's Report: Discussion
Motion to accept Stark County Sheriff's Report as presented. (Mross/Braun) All in favor, Unanimous.
Attorney's Report
Personnel Policy: Discussion
Hall Trucking Update: Discussion
Ordinance 397 Legislature Updates: Discussion
Motion to approve the 1st reading of ordinance 397.
(Mross/Haspert) (Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Mross-Yes, Baer-Yes).
A motion to accept the Attorneys Report. (Haspert/Mross) All in favor, Unanimous.
Engineers Reports
AE2S Engineering: Not present
Interstate Engineering:
Brosz Engineering Inc.
Highway 85 Turn Land Update: Informational
Public Works Report
Streets: Discussion
Water/Sewer: Discussion
New Business
A: ND Parks & Recreation Department-Recreational Trails Program-Discussion
Motion to approve the grant with Belfield Sportsman Club to pay $27,988.10 the city share of the grant and hire Interstate Engineering to complete the required tasks.
(Mross/Braun) (Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Mross-Yes, Baer-Yes).
B. Residential Building Permit Application-Jimmy Monday: Discussion
Motion to decline the building permit.
(Mross/Braun) (Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Mross-Yes, Baer-Yes).
C. Appointment of city Mayor:
Call for nominations of council member for Mayor.
Councilman Braun nominated Councilwoman Mitzy Mross for Mayor
Motion to cease nominations and cast unanimous ballot for Mitzy Mross.
(Braun/Haspert) (Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Mross-Yes, Baer-Yes).
C-2: Filling vacant council position: Discussion
Motion to advertise position with deadline to receive applications by December 3rd for anyone who would like to sit on the city council.
(Baer/Haspert) (Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Mross-Yes, Baer-Yes).
D. Deputy Auditor: Discussion
A motion to hire Karen Richard as the Deputy Auditor at $20.00 per hour maximum 20 hours per week.
(Baer/Braun) (Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Mross-Yes, Baer-Yes).
E. John's Bar-Brownfield Grant-- Discussion
Motion to retract Hlebechuk Construction Bid and apply for the Brownfield Grant.
(Baer/Haspert) (Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Mross-Yes, Baer-Yes).
F. Zoning Board Vacancy/Resignation-Jacob Jones: Discussion
Motion to not advertise at this time until we do more research on the number required
Tabled
G. Clean Water State Revolving Fund Program: Discussion
Motion to replace the one lift station and research the second lift station if feasible for the city through the Revolving Fund Program.
(Braun/Baer) (Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Mross-Yes, Baer-Yes).
H. Western Dakota Energy Association Dues: Discussion
Motion to not pay the Western Dakota Energy Association dues of $2,610.07
(Baer/Braun) (Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Mross-Yes, Baer-Yes).
Unfinished Business
A: Demolition Projects -
1.Riverside Dr.: Discussion
Motion to apply for the Brownfield Grant for asbestos removal.
(Baer/Braun) (Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Mross-Yes, Baer-Yes).
B. Theater West Wall: Discussion
C: 104 1st Ave. SE-Update: Discussion
Motion to condemn property solicit for bids to demo the house.
(Baer/
Motion failed for lack of a second.
Tabled until December meeting
Committee Reports:
Auditor's Report:
A: Financial Reports for September 2018: Discussion
Motion to approve the September 2018 Financial Reports
(Baer/Haspert) (Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Mross-Yes, Baer-Yes).
B: Open house Thanksgiving and Christmas week at City Hall: Discussion
C: Billboard Replacement: Most voted on /Discussion
Motion to proceed with the winning sign and solicit bids for painting and rebuilding the actual billboard.
(Baer/Haspert) (Haspert-Yes, Braun-No, Mross-Yes, Baer-Yes).
D: Water Bills-Late-Discussion
Motion to accept the Auditor's Report. (Baer/Haspert) All in favor, Unanimous.
Personnel: Discussion
Motion to increase Russel Priewe's wages to $26.00 per hour starting the next pay period.
(Baer/Haspert) (Haspert-Yes, Braun-Yes, Mross-Yes, Baer-Yes).
Streets: Discussion
Water/Sewer: Discussed in Public Works
Refuse/Inert: Discussion
A: Inert Pile Hours: Discussion
Will only be open Saturday's 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. weather permitting starting November 16th - 2019
B: Roll Off's: Discussion
Economic Development: Discussion on meeting with GoLocal ND
Miscellaneous:
A: Water Bills: Discussion
B: Dan Porter Motors-Loan & Lease Termination Program: Informational
Being no further business, Councilman Baer made a motion for adjournment at 7:44 pm with the next regular city council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 10th, 2019, 5:00pm. (Baer/Haspert) (Unanimous)
ATTEST:
Mitzy Mross, Mayor Connie O'Brien, Auditor
(Published: November 22, 2019)