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REGULAR MEETING OF THE KILLDEER CITY COMMISSION December 16th, 2019 Commission President Chuck Muscha called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.

REGULAR MEETING
OF THE KILLDEER
CITY COMMISSION
December 16th, 2019

Commission President Chuck Muscha called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. Commissioners present were Kelly Summerfield and Kevin Candrian, and Carey Praus. Nate Bouray, Eric Braathen, Gary Highley, Gary Wilz, Levi Bang, Andrew Frost, Heidi Brenna, Todd Mitzel, and Mark Benz were also present.

Commissioner Summerfield moved to approve the consent agenda, seconded by Commissioner Praus. The consent agenda consisted of the minutes of the December 2nd, 2019 regular meeting; bills; financial statement; pledged securities with American Bank Center; and a local gaming permit for the Killdeer Public School. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C

Killdeer Public School Superintendent Gary Wilz discussed with the Commission the potential location sites for a new school. Mr. Wilz also discussed putting a committee together between City & School officials and/or a joint meeting between the School Board & City Commission to evaluate the site options and infrastructure items for each location. Commission President Muscha would like to have a special meeting with the City Commission, P & Z Board, and City personnel before a committee formation/joint meeting between the School District & City.

Commissioner Praus made the motion to appoint Logan Wallace for the vacant Commission seat, seconded by Commissioner Summerfield. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C

Commissioner Summerfield made the motion to approve the franchise agreement between McKenzie Electric & the City of Killdeer with the amendment to omit the item of automatic renewal, seconded by Commissioner Candrian. All voted aye on a roll call vote, except for Commission President Muscha who abstained. M/C. Since full approval of the franchise agreement is approved and acted upon through an Ordinance, Ordinance 2020-001 pertaining to the full franchise agreement will have its first official reading and discussion at the January 6th, 2020 regular meeting.

Commissioner Candrian made the motion to approve alcohol license renewal for Big George's (Off Sale Beer & Liquor $1100). The motion was seconded by Commissioner Praus. All voted aye on a roll call vote, except Commissioner Summerfield who abstained. M/C

City Engineer Brett Morlok with AE2S discussed the estimated cost for a new lagoon pond and possible pipeline for water sales, as well as the estimated cost for gravel rehab for 27th St. Commissioner Candrian made the motion to pursue adding a new approach for 27th St in the HWBL subdivision and acquiring the cost for moving the approach, seconded by Commissioner Summerfield. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C

Commissioner Candrian made the motion to survey the Weber Ave frontage road west of the Grab N Go, seconded by Commissioner Praus. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C

Commissioner Praus made the motion to not apply for the Transportation Alternatives grant for 2022, seconded by Commissioner Candrian. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C

Commissioner Praus made the motion to table discussion on Rath & Mehrer performing the 2019 City financial audit, seconded by Commissioner Candrian. All voted aye on a roll call vote. M/C

Having no further business, Commissioner Candrian moved to adjourn. The meeting was adjourned 6:22 P.M.

The following bills were approved for payment:
Payroll 12-05-2019$32,964.58
EFTPS 12-05-2019$11,664.36
16919 Advanced
Engineering$7,709.25
16920 Allen Edwards$700.00
16921 Ameripride Services$464.43
16922 Ashley Murphy$292.50
16923 Bank of
North Dakota$105,647.50
16924 Benz Oil Co., Inc.$316.96
16925 Butler Machinery Co.$349.89
16926 City of Dickinson$4,602.24
16927 Consolidated Telcom$1,081.34
16928 Country Media, Inc.$107.44
16929 DirectTV$150.08
16930 Ebeltoft,
Sickler Lawyers$7,321.80
16931 Esco Supply$420.90
16932 Forum
Communications$300.90
16933 Information Tech Dept.$114.45
16934 James Edwards$700.00
16935 Killdeer
Mt. Contracting$20,400.00
16936 Mathilda Edwards$1,400.00
16937 McKenzie Electric$438.21
16938 Midco$216.88
16939 Mindy Edwards$700.00
16940 MDU$9,514.07
16941 Nana Lil's $105.50
16942 ND League of Cities$50.00
16943 ND Water Users Assoc.$100.00
16944 Northwest Tire$895.00
16945 Pacific Assets, Inc.$98.23
16946 Pitney Bowes, LLC$466.11
16947 Prairie Auto Parts$550.84
16948 Safeguard
Business System$118.85
16949 SW Business
Machines$311.56
16950 Tony's Auto Repair$301.56
16951 Transunion Risk & Alt.$50.00
16952 Verizon Connect NWF$87.80
16953 Western Choice Coop$2,770.74
16954 Zogics$415.84

Minutes are subject to review and revisions.
Chuck Muscha, Commission President
Matt Oase, City Administrator
(Published: January 8, 2020)