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REGULAR MEETING DICKINSON CITY COMMISSIO

REGULAR MEETING DICKINSON CITY COMMISSION September 20, 2022 I CALL TO ORDER President Scott Decker called the meeting to order at 4:30 PM. II. ROLL CALL Present were: President Scott Decker, Vice President John Odermann and Commissioners Jason Fridrich, Suzi Sobolik and Robert Baer Absent: None 1.ORDER OF BUSINESS MOTION BY: Robert Baer SECONDED BY: Suzi Sobolik To approve the September 20, 2022 Order of Business as presented. DISPOSITION: Roll call vote…Aye 5, Nay 0, Absent 0 Motion declared duly passed 2. CONSENT AGENDA MOTION BY: Jason Fridrich SECONDED BY: John Odermann A. Approval of meeting minutes dated September 6, 2022 B. Approval of Accounts Payable, Commerce Bank and Checkbook DISPOSITION: Roll call vote…Aye 5, Nay 0, Absent 0 Motion declared duly passed 3. ADMINISTRATION/FINANCE A. Pledge of Allegiance Discussion City Administrator Dustin Dassinger states the city would like to add to the agenda the Pledge of Allegiance. This is a short oath spoken by Americans as a patriotic gesture expressing pride in the United States of America. B. Monthly Financial Report Accountant Robby Morey presents the monthly financial report. As of the end of August shows total unassigned cash is $8,912,415; investments with no changes; hospitality tax shows no changes, occupancy tax is slightly down but oil impact is significantly higher. General fund is 70% collected and expenses are 61% spent. MOTION BY: Robert BaerSECONDED BY: Suzi Sobolik To approve the monthly financial report. DISPOSITION: Roll call vote…Aye 5, Nay 0, Absent 0 Motion declared duly passed C. Proclamations: 1. Fire Prevention Week President Scott Decker presents Fire Prevention Week proclamation. He states fire prevention week will be celebrated from October 9-15, 2022. MOTION BY: John Odermann SECONDED BY: Jason Fridrich To approve Fire Prevention Week Proclamation. DISPOSITION: Roll call vote…Aye 5, Nay 0, Absent 0 Motion declared duly passed 2. Manufacturing Day in Dickinson President Scott Decker presents Manufacturing Day in Dickinson to be October 12, 2022. President Decker reads the proclamation. Eric Kittelson thanks President Decker and Commissioners. He states Manufacturing Day in Dickinson will be held on October 12, 2022 where 850 SW ND high school students can come and visit all careers. This has started in 2015. MOTION BY: Suzi Sobolik SECONDED BY: Robert Baer To approve the Manufacturing Day in Dickinson Proclamation DISPOSITION: Roll call vote…Aye 5, Nay 0, Absent 0 Motion declared duly passed D. Report: 1. HR Monthly Report HR Coordinator Shelly Nameniuk updates the commissioners on the open positions for the month for the City of Dickinson. 4. PUBLIC SAFETY A. Fire Department 1. Reports: None B. Police Department 1. SRO MOU Interim Police Chief Joe Cianni presents a School Resource Officer contract which was re-evaluated in January, 2022. Dickinson Public Schools normally would cover the cost of all three officers but at this time finances do not work out therefore they are requesting to renegotiate the contract to pay 77% of the cost of the officers and the city would pay 33% of the officers. This contract would go into effect on 1/1/2023 MOTION BY: Jason Fridrich SECONDED BY: Suzi Sobolik To approve the School Resource Officers MOU as presented. DISPOSITION: Roll call vote…Aye 5, Nay 0, Absent 0 Motion declared duly passed 2. Reports: 1. Monthly Report Interim Police Chief Joe Cianni states there were 2,306 calls for service for the month which is slightly down with 18,822 calls for service year-to-date. There were 318 traffic stops, 52 total accidents, 195 arrests which were significantly higher. Chief Cianni feels this is due to the economic downturn with a lot of transient traffic. There were a lot of odd cases of drug induced and mental health. He states the detectives were called out 15 times for August. CID had 86 new cases and the numerous motor vehicle thefts. There were 104 behavioral health related calls. He also discusses training, animal shelter, and community relations. Chief Cianni states that there was one promotion of Corporal Cori Wallace. 5. ENGINEERING A. Public Hearing – Rezoning Request – Klewin Interim City Administrator Dustin Dassinger presents a rezoning request for Klewin Subdivision which is from AG to RR at 3608 116th Avenue SW. Administrator Dassinger states there have been no changes from first reading. MOTION BY: Robert Baer SECONDED BY: Jason Fridrich To approve second reading and final passage of Ordinance #1760. ORDINANCE NO. __1760 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE DISTRICT ZONING MAP FOR REZONING AND RECLASSIFYING DESIGNATED LOTS, BLOCKS OR TRACTS OF LAND WITHIN THE ZONING JURISDICTION OF THE, CITY OF DICKINSON, NORTH DAKOTA. DISPOSITION: Roll call vote…Aye 5, Nay 0, Absent 0 Motion declared duly passed 2. Rezoning Request – Klewin Interim City Administrator Dustin Dassinger presents Klewin Subdivision to be rezone from RR to AG. This is parcel is 22 acres. Administrator Dassinger presents this ordinance for a second reading with no changes from the first reading. MOTION BY: Jason Fridrich SECONDED BY: John Odermann To approve second reading and final passage of Ordinance #1761. ORDINANCE NO. __1761 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE DISTRICT ZONING MAP FOR REZONING AND RECLASSIFYING DESIGNATED LOTS, BLOCKS OR TRACTS OF LAND WITHIN THE ZONING JURISDICTION OF THE, CITY OF DICKINSON, NORTH DAKOTA. DISPOSITION: Roll call vote…Aye 5, Nay 0, Absent 0 Motion declared duly passed 6. PUBLIC WORKS A. Reports 1. Monthly Report Operations Manager Dave Clem updates the commission on the town square along with other projects such as the mausoleum which is coming along very well. He states the erosion issue by Holiday Station Store will be getting fixed once all the easements are received. He also discusses the water main and lead line service replacements and states this project went very well. The city will receive a 90% loan forgiveness up to $40,000. Manager Clem discusses special events such as backyard bucks and others. He states there were 167 service requests through OpWorks. There were several requests for street sweeping. There was approximately 800,000 gallons of water sold this year. 7. PLANNING A. Final Plat – Southfork Acres Subdivision Assistant City Engineer Loretta Marshik presents a final plat for Southfork Acres Subdivision. A 93.27-acre property is located at 48 20th Street SW in the City of Dickinson’s Extraterritorial Zone and it is zoned Agricultural. The proposed plat has two lots, Lot 1 Block 1 would consist of 27.06 acres and it has been developed with a single-family residence. Proposed Lot 1 Block 2 would consist of 61.22 acres and it is currently undeveloped. City staff recommends approval. MOTION BY: John Odermann SECONDED BY: Robert Baer Adopt Resolution No. 30-2022. RESOLUTION NO. __30-2022 A RESOLUTION APPROVING FINAL PLAT ENTITLED THE SOUTHFORK ACRES SUBDIVISION STARK COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA DISPOSITION: Roll call vote…Aye 5, Nay 0, Absent 0 Motion declared duly passed 8. BUILDING/CODE ENFORCEMENT Reports: None 9. PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENTS NOT ON AGENDA – 5:00 P.M. A. Public Hearing – Proposed 2023 Budget Deputy City Administrator presents the proposed 2023 budget which shows the general budget to increase 13%; general fund transfer from GPT is $4.2 million which is a 17% increase. Deputy City Administrator Carlson states the 2023 General Fund Expenses would be $ 25,405,074 which is an increase of 13.16%; 2023 General Fund Expenses of $4,229,717 which is an increase of 17.06%. Ms. Carlson highlights why the increase to include a 2% merit plus 4% COLA to compensation study, health insurance of 15% increase, additional positions, and the downtown square with additional personnel. She does state the county decides on the valuation of the mills. The city does incorporate 4 mills to the airport and 4 mills to the library. President Scott Decker opens the public hearing at 5:09 p.m. Hearing no comments, the public hearing is closed at 5:10 p.m. and the following motion is made. MOTION BY: Robert Baer SECONDED BY: Jason Fridrich To approve first reading of Ordinance #1762 ORDINANCE NO. __1762 ANNUAL APPROPRIATION AND TAX LEVY AN ORDINANCE ENTITLED “THE 2023 ANNUAL APPROPRIATION AND TAX LEVY” APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF MONEY NECESSARY TO DEFRAY THE EXPENSES AND LIABILITIES OF THE CITY OF DICKINSON, NORTH DAKOTA, AND MAKING THE ANNUAL TAX LEVY FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2023 AND ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2023, INCLUSIVE. DISPOSITION: Roll call vote…Aye 5, Nay 0, Absent 0 Motion declared duly passed B. Roosevelt Custer Regional Presentation Roosevelt Custer Regional Executive Director Teran Doerr states Roosevelt Custer Regional is one of 8 economic and community development programs. The primary function of Roosevelt Custer is to have development around a larger geographical area. The counties included are Stark, Dunn, Golden Valley, Adams, Slope and Hettinger. They have received a $100,000 grant to start the council back up again. Ms. Doerr state there is a little under a million dollars for loan funds. These funds are used to help small businesses grow. She states if the region is stronger so are the cities. Ms. Doerr states the Roosevelt Custer Region needs the City of Dickinson as a hub for Bowman to survive. E. Airport 2023 Budget and Depositories Airport Manager Kelly Braun presents to the commission the 2023 Airport Budget. Manager Braun states the 2023 proposed budget is $1,316,246. He states enplanements have been right on track for 2022 at 20,000 this year which is slightly ahead of 2022. The enplanements have been picking up to around 2,000 for the past two months. MOTION BY: John Odermann SECONDED BY: Robert Baer To approve the Dickinson Municipal Airport for 2023. DISPOSITION: Roll call vote…Aye 5, Nay 0, Absent 0 Motion declared duly passed F. Public Hearing – New Sales Tax Deputy City Administrator Linda Carlson along with city staff proposes a new sales tax for the city of Dickinson. She states the current sales tax is 6.5% and the city would like to raise the tax 1%. No tax would be on food or medication. She states the proposal would require a vote of the people in November. The proposed change would reduce property tax. President Scott Decker states the tax would beef up the quality of life features and continue to recruit to make Dickinson a better place to live. He states the sales tax increase would be in place when the presidential library would be open. These funds would help offset the cost of infrastructure and property tax relief to citizens. President Scott Decker opens the public hearing at 5:36 p.m. Hearing no public comment, the public hearing is closed at 5:37 p.m. F. Public Comments not on Agenda None. 10. COMMISSION ADJOURNMENT MOTION BY: Suzi Sobolik SECONDED BY: John Odermann Adjournment of the meeting 6:00 P.M. DISPOSITION: Roll call vote… Aye 0, Nay 0, Absent 0 Motion declared duly passed. OFFICIAL MINUTES PREPARED BY: Rita Binstock, Assistant to City Administrator APPROVED BY: Dustin Dassinger, Interim City Administrator Scott Decker, President Board of City Commissioners Date: October 4, 2022 ADVANTAGE CREDIT BUREAU $140.00 APEX $26,496.64 ARAMARK UNIFORM & CAREER APPAREL GROUP, INC $1,144.47 AUTO VALUE, APH STORE $73.97 BADLANDS TRUCK WASH $45.00 BAGGATTA, JENNIFER $104.87 BAILEY, JOANNE $141.87 BAKER & TAYLOR CO (GA) $28.50 BALCO UNIFORM - POLICE ACCOUNT $246.18 BATES AARON $157.50 BECKER, DANA $888.05 BENTZ AUTO BODY $1,946.43 BERGER ELECTRIC INC $4,031.79 BIG HORN TIRE, INC $8,640.20 BOLLINGER, ALI $49.00 BOUND TREE MEDICAL LLC $527.29 BRAUN DISTRIBUTING $59.70 BRAVERA INSURANCE $518.00 BROWN, DAN $198.00 BURESH, KAREN $261.70 BUTLER MACHINERY CO $490.79 CARQUEST AUTO PARTS STORES $349.86 CENGAGE LEARNING $148.44 CLAWSON STEVEN $375.00 CLEAN SWEEP VACUUM CENTER $4,267.99 COLDSPRING $390.00 CONSOLIDATED COMM CORP $4,978.57 COVENANT LEGAL GROUP $607.50 DACOTAH PAPER CO $212.11 DAKOTA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, INC $221.99 DIAMOND H RENTALS $400.00 DICKINSON TIRE INC $2,225.34 DIEHL, DAN $24.58 DONS FILTER & FURNACES UNLIMITED $233.64 DTE INC-DICKINSON TRUCK EQUIP $4,500.00 EAST END AUTO (POLICE) $350.00 ELDER CARE $17,083.34 ELECTRIC SALES & SERVICE INC $288.60 EVOQUA WATER TECHNOLOGIES LLC $19,228.00 FEDERAL EXPRESS $31.41 FLEETMIND SOLUTIONS INC. $1,015.00 FORUM COMMUNICATIONS CO. $1,109.10 FOUR SEASONS TROPHIES $49.94 GENERAL STEEL & SUPPLY $94.04 GOOSENECK IMPLEMENT $629.65 GRAND FORKS FIRE EQUIPMENT $282.50 GT ARCHITECTURE $4,000.00 HARRISON, ADAM & DANIELLE $385.38 HARVEST READY LAWN CARE $1,000.00 HAYNES, MELBYE LAW OFFICE PLLC $580.00 HC3 $1,021.05 HEART RIVER VOICE $140.00 HIRSCHFELD, JOSEPH $1,347.53 IBS, INC—INDUSTRIAL BOLT & SUPPLY $79.95 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPT $655.40 INNOVATIVE OFFICE SOLUTIONS LLC $54.22 JEROMES DISTRIBUTING INC $74.25 JMZ CONSULTING $247.50 JOHNSON CONTROLS FIRE PROTECTION LP $384.00 JUST-IN GLASS $357.97 KLJ ENGINEERING LLC $69,143.45 KOLLING & KOLLING INC $264,113.10 KUBIK JESSE $157.50 LANDSCAPE STRUCTURES INC. $26,706.44 LANGUAGE LINK $20.41 MAC’S HARDWARE $92.83 MACKOFF KELLOGG LAW FIRM $23,500.00 MANNING CEMETARY $170.00 MANNS PLUMBING & HEATING $173.13 MATTHEW BENDER & CO INC. $28.08 MENARDS $10.56 MESSER, KELLEY $60.67 MIDWEST DOORS INC $2,070.00 MIDWEST TAPE $420.09 MINNESOTA VALLEY TESTING LAB INC $2,015.78 MINOT DAILY NEWS $260.00 MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITY $5,772.61 MOTT FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT $1,200.00 ND FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION $102.48 NDBOA $335.00 NELSON INTERNATIONAL $338.85 NEW HRADEC PARK BOARD $2,800.00 NEWBY’S ACE HARDWARE $120.97 NEWMAN SIGNS INC $163.36 NITSCH, KYLE & SHARI $40.56 NORTHWEST TIRE INC $923.96 PARADISE DRY CLEANERS, LLC $61.96 PRAIRIE AUTO PARTS INC $27.38 PRECISE FLEET MANAGEMENT $621.00 PRINCIPAL INSURANCE COMPANY $15,521.28 PUMP SYSTEMS LLC $85.50 QUADIENT - POSTAGE FUNDING $500.00 QUALITY QUICK PRINT INC $1,412.62 R & J COMMUNICATIONS $79.20 RED ROCK FORD OF DICKINSON $67.50 ROCKY PLETAN HANDYMAN SERVICES $2,000.00 ROUGHRIDER ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE $23,571.41 RUMMEL HELEN $171.74 RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC $337.42 SANFORD HEALTH OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE DIVISION $2,530.50 SANITATION PRODUCTS $4,430.17 SCHLABSZ DOROTHY $256.45 SERVICE PRINTERS $1,125.80 SHERWIN WILLIAMS CO $50.37 SOUTHWEST GRAIN(BULK) $4,491.00 SOUTHWEST WATER AUTHORITY $52.45 SPEE DEE DELIVERY SERVICE, INC $90.08 STARK COUNTY AUDITOR $319.33 STARK DEVELOPMENT CORP $62,500.00 STREICHER’S $471.99 SW VICTIM WITNESS PROGRAM $1,095.00 SWMCC-PRISONER HOUSING $9,937.50 TITAN MACHINERY $746.20 TMI STORAGE SYSTEMS CORP $1,955.00 TOTAL SAFETY US INC $71.55 TRACKER MANAGEMENT $2,695.12 TRANSUNION RISK AND ALTERNATIVE $175.00 TRITECH FORENSICS $185.97 TULIUS BAILEY $122.50 VERIZON WIRELESS $4,731.33 VIKING GLASS OF ND INC $95.00 WALLACE CORI $157.50 WALLACE, DAVID $762.30 WEHNER, DARRYL $367.36 WEST DAKOTA OIL INC $277.20 WEST PLAINS INC $30,750.00 WEX HEALTH INC $872.35 WOLLA NICOLE $206.00 ZENT, JAN $381.06 DICKINSON CONVENTION BUREAU $43,961.04 DICKINSON PARKS & REC $26,008.00 DICKINSON TR AIRPORT $1,150.15 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & RAPE CENTER $9,337.95 MOUNTAIN-PLAINS YOUTH SERVICES COALITION $35,009.01 (Oct/ 5, 2022) 106460