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REGULAR MEETING OF THE KILLDEER CITY COM

REGULAR MEETING OF THE KILLDEER CITY COMMISSION October 3rd, 2022 Commission President Joel Spethman called the meeting to order at 5:00 PM. Commissioner’s present were Kelly Summerfield, Joe Hurt, Greg Nordsven, and Logan Wallace. Michael Moseley, Deb Harsche, Cameron Deperalta, Eric Braathen, Carie Boster, Gary Oversen, Florine Lazorenko, Ryan Hauck, Pam Kukla, Jeff Simmons, Richard Pelton, Jim Jeske, Terrald Bang, Edward Cuskelly, Diane Cuskelly, Joseph Evinger, Julie Asay, and Jenny Dobitz (5:20 PM) were also present with Mary Soucie and Nate Bouray present via conference call. Commission President Joel Spethman asked for the Commission and audience to join in the Pledge of Allegiance. Commissioner Wallace made the motion for the regular meeting to go into recess, seconded by Commissioner Hurt. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C Commission President Spethman called the Public Hearing to order for the lease contract between the Killdeer Public School District and the Killdeer Public Library per NDCC 40-38-05. The purpose of the public hearing was to seek the advice of the state library and general public regarding the new contract between both parties. North Dakota State Librarian Mary Soucie provided a letter of support regarding the contract and had some general questions with Killdeer Public School District and Killdeer Public Library representation present. There was no public comment. Commissioner Wallace made the motion to adjourn the public hearing and continue the regular meeting, seconded by Commissioner Nordsven. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C Commissioner Nordsven moved to approve the consent agenda, seconded by Commissioner Hurt. The consent agenda consisted of the minutes of the September 19th, 2022 regular meeting, minutes of the September 26th, 2022 special meeting (final budget meeting), bills, pledged securities for Bravera Bank, a building permit for the Sandvick entryway, and the addition of the August 30, 2022 special meeting minutes correction. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C The City Commission and audience welcomed new School Resource Officer Michael Moseley. Jim Jeske representing the Food Pantry Committee discussed with the commission the current situation with the food pantry and the need for continued services and a future location for the food pantry, as well as the meals on wheels program and a senior/youth activity center. Mr. Jeske inquired the City Commission about supporting and partnering with the food pantry and above items. Florine Lazorenko and Terrald Bang, representing the Dunn County Fair Association, thanked the Commission for the recent support with the fair and discussed scheduling a carnival in Killdeer next year after a successful carnival in the summer. They asked if the Commission could offer support for the carnival in the upcoming year. West Dunn Fire Department Fire Chief Ryan Hauck discussed with the Commission moving forward with obtaining property in the City owned old rodeo grounds in the Railroad First Addition to build a new fire hall. The Commission asked for the planned Rodeo Dr extension through the old rodeo grounds to be surveyed/start process of as well as platting the old rodeo grounds. Commissioner Hurt made the motion to accept the findings of staff and approve the Bernel Zabolotny Subdivision, Lot 1, Block 1, lying in the NW ¼ of Section 24, Township 145 North, Range 95 West, within the extraterritorial area of the City of Killdeer, Dunn County, North Dakota. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Nordsven. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C Commissioner Summerfield made the motion to accept the findings of staff and approve rezoning from the Agricultural District to the Industrial District for Lot 1, Block 1, of the Bernel Zabolotny Subdivision. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Hurt. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C Commissioner Hurt made the motion to accept the findings of staff and approve the Conditional use Permit for Lot 1, Block 1, of the Bernel Zabolotny Subdivision. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Wallace. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C Commissioner Nordsven made the motion to approve the purchase agreement for $720,000 with D&E Financial Holdings LTD for lots 1,2,3,4, and 5 in the Killdeer 110 Subdivision which also has the City covering the special assessments for the lots and the property tax due (no tax obligation to the seller), seconded by Commissioner Hurt. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C Commissioner Hurt made the motion to move forward with the purchase agreement addendum between the City and Casey Fredericks for the Rodeo Ridge Subdivision, seconded by Commissioner Wallace. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C Commissioner Wallace made the motion to approve the Killdeer Visitor’s Lodging Tax Fund Application for the Killdeer Saddle Club for $5,000, seconded by Commissioner Nordsven. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C Commissioner Wallace made the motion to approve Kraus-Anderson Construction Company Change Order #28 for $11,878.22 for manhole gate valve covers and Change Order #29 for $115,506.71 for sidewalk modifications, seconded by Commissioner Hurt. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C Commissioner Nordsven made the motion to approve the resignation of Police Officer Dion Steinley from the full-time position, seconded by Commissioner Summerfield. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C Commission President Spethman appointed Police Chief Eric Braathen, Police Commissioner Spethman, Commissioner Logan Wallace, and Administrator Oase to the hiring boards for the two vacant full time Police Officer positions. Public Works Superintendent Cameron Deperalta updated the Commission on various projects in the city. Commissioner Wallace made the motion to approve payment of $68,929.00 to Dakota Playground for a splash pad, seconded by Commissioner Nordsven. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C Commissioner Greg Nordsven discussed the High St sidewalk project. Commissioner Kelly Summerfield discussed the Visitor’s Committee recent meeting. Having no further business, Commissioner Wallace moved to adjourn, seconded by Commissioner Hurt. The meeting was adjourned at 6:03 P.M. The following bills were approved for payment: Payroll 9-20-2022 $37,846.58 EFTPS 09-20-2022 $13,851.63 NDPERS $14,125.83 19196 Advanced Business Methods $663.41 19197 AH, Inc. $213.76 19198 Ashley Murphy $517.50 19199 Bosch Lumber $36.90 19200 Butler Machinery $508.00 19201 Cameron Deperalta $35.00 19202 Cooperative Legal Services $4,575.00 19203 Dane Larsen $1,800.00 19204 Denny’s Electric $1,905.83 19205 Dunn County Golf Assoc $42,601.89 19206 Esteban’s Concrete $13,000.00 19207 Fair Repair & Service $390.56 19208 Farmers Union Insurance $730.00 19209 G & G Garbage $1,123.00 19210 Heartland Engineering $4,032.75 19211 Killdeer Mt. Contracting $663.43 19212 Killdeer Park District $628.94 19213 Leticia Axtell $250.00 19214 Mechelle McFarland $867.00 19215 Michael Moseley $729.19 19216 Midwest Doors of Dickinson $116.98 19217 Nelson International $375.38 19218 Newman Signs $533.23 19219 Nitro Green $769.69 19220 Pitney Bowes $500.00 19221 Smart Computers $549.00 19222 Southwest Water Authority $48,089.06 19223 Visa $2,514.12 19224 Westlie Truck Center $86.92 $194,630.58 Minutes are subject to review and revisions. Joel Spethman, Commission President Matt Oase, City Administrator (Oct. 26, 2022) 114317