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BELFIELD CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING Mo

BELFIELD CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING Monday, June 6th, 2022 – 5:00 pm City Hall – 208 Main Street North Unapproved The meeting was called to order at 5:00 PM (MT) by Mayor, Marriann Mross, Council Members Pamela Gross, Edward Braun, Brett Northrop, Attorney Kuntz present. Council Member Bruce Baer via phone Members of the audience included Norris Marx, Norris Fireworks, Diane Buckman, Resident, Kevin Hushka, Belfield Fire Department, Harold Hugelen, Trappers Kettle, Richard Zacher, Belfield Park Board. Move to approve the May 10th, 2022, minutes. (Baer/Northrop) All in favor. The Council approved the following audit bills with additions for May 2022. (Baer/Northrop) (Braun-Yes, Baer-Yes, Northrop-Yes, Gross-Yes, Mross-Yes). 61938- ARMOR INTERACTIVE, $1,038.97; 61939- BELFIELD AMBULANCE, $431.66; 61940- BELFIELD FIRE DEPARTMENT, $1,294.99; 61941- BELFIELD PARK DISTRICT, $5,138.54; 61942- BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD, $223.20; 61943- CENTRUYLINK, $106.45; 61944- CONSOLIDATED, $539.82; 61945- DCI CREDIT SERVICES, $111.76; 61946- FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, $429.66; 61947-MDU, $5,618.56; 61948- NAOMI URBAN, $629.16; 61949- NEWMAN OUTDOOR ADV., $510.00; 61950- PITNEY BOWES, $199.80; 61951- PURCHASE POWER, $201.00; 61952- SENIOR CITIZENS, $431.66; 61953- SOUTHWEST WATER, $11,904.34; 61954- VERIZON , $201.09; 61955- BADLANDS INTEGRITY, $50.00; 61956- CARDMEMBER SERVICE, $1,394.66; 61957- CREATIVE ENERGY, $314.91; 61958- FERGUSON, $1,747.90; 61959- FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, $729.75; 61960- GERRY’S PLUMBING, $505.00; 61961- JK EXCAVATION, $4,000.00; 61962- LEGAL EDGE, $1,521.00; 61963- LINDE GAS & EQUIPMENT, $49.13; 61965- ROUGHRIDER ELECTRIC, $30.00; 61966- STEPHEN BRYNE, $1,934.34; 61967- STEPHEN BRYNE, $1,647.12; 61968- POSTMASTER, $84.00; 61969- STARK COUNTY AUDITOR, $17,333.33; 61287E- VIVINT, $142.96; 68682E- REVTRAK, $284.69; 61278E- NDPERS, $150.00; 61285E- NDPERS, $150.00; 61288E- NDPERS, $150.00; 61283E-NDPERS, $3,599.33; 61279E- NDPERS, $1,144.63; 61280E- INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, $1,616.70; 61289E- INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, $1,717.03; 61284E- INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, $1,767.91; 502219E- BIWEEKLY ACH, $4,171.05; 502224E- BIWEEKLY ACH, $4,231.97; 502229E- BIWEEKLY ACH, $4,366.81 TOTAL $83,844.88 Summer Seasonal Help: Discussion Motion to designate Councilmen Braun and Northrop has the authority to hire as to summer help upon all personnel policy and background checks. (Baer/Gross) (Northrop-Yes, Gross-Yes, Braun-Yes, Baer-Yes, Mross-Yes). Contract Help: Discussion Get workers compensation, certificate of insurance, contractor’s license, rate sheet from contractors. Each contractor needs their own file for paper trail to protect the taxpayer’s money. Motion to table this topic for the new council (Gross/Baer) All in favor. Chapter 4, Article 3 of City Code—Sale of Fireworks: Discussion Items to consider: Emergency management services, do we limit number allowed to sell in city limits and how to control this, asked to mimic the State Law with the exception rule to the date of New Year’s Eve sale, hear citizens pros and cons Motion for 1st reading to repeal the band that restricts selling fireworks within city limits, and permit the sale consistent with State Rules and Regulations (Braun/Mross) (Northrop-Yes, Gross-Yes, Braun-Yes, Baer-No, Mross-Yes). Being no further business, Councilman Gross made a motion for adjournment at 6:06pm with the next regular city council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 28th, 2022, 5:00pm. (Gross/Braun) (Unanimous) ATTEST: Marriann Mross, Mayor Connie O’Brien, Auditor (June 22, 2022)