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APPROVED DECEMBER 2, 2019 CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Daniel Imdieke on Monday, December 2, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Upon roll call, the following council members were present: Jon Ptacek, Randall Meidinger, Wayne Ehley, Dennis Morris, Linda Schumacher-Kelsch. Absent: Shelly Hauge. Also present: City Attorney Joseph Hanson, City Administrator Sharon Jangula, Director of Public Works Lee Prince, Deputy Auditor Joy Bosch.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Mayor Imdieke opened the floor for the public to address the council.

Rory Humann addressed the council regarding snow removal.

Mike Werner addressed the council regarding a notice he had received to remove a cargo (storage) container from his residential property. The city does not allow the containers in residential areas. Mr. Werner submitted a letter to the council which stated the container will be removed by June 30, 2020.

A motion to approve the November 4, 2019 Meeting Minutes was made by Linda Schumacher-Kelsch, seconded by Wayne Ehley. Unanimous aye vote; motion carried.

A motion to approve building permits: #19-77 Tony Sorrels–build shed; #19-78 Linda Schumacher-Kelsch– remodel bathroom & bedroom was made by Jon Ptacek, seconded by Dennis Morris. Voting aye: Jon Ptacek, Randall Meidinger, Wayne Ehley, Dennis Morris. Linda Schumacher-Kelsch abstained. Motion carried 4-0-1.

A motion to approve Gaming Permit Applications: #19-18 Linton Public School, raffle and bingo, 12/1/19 to 4/1/20; #19-19 Linton Fire Department, raffle, 12/27/19 was made by Linda Schumacher-Kelsch, seconded by Wayne Ehley. Unanimous aye vote; motion carried.

A motion to approve the November 2019 Monthly Financial Report was made by Jon Ptacek, seconded by Linda Schumacher-Kelsch. Unanimous aye vote; motion carried.

The Council reviewed the November 2019 YTD Budget to Actual.

A motion to approve the following payments: Auto Value Parts Stores $459.64; Banyon Data Systems $1,590.00; Cash $116.93; Cardmember Services $658.25; City of Bismarck $2,045.16; Electric Pump $600.00; Emmons County Record $168.90; EC Sheriffs Dept $3,963.91; IRS $4,326.96; Dakota Supply Group $4,292.95; Jack’s Electric & Trenching $412.38; Jack’s Electric & Trenching $6,233.52; Joseph Hanson $1,860.00; Interstate Engineering Inc $5,000.00; KEM Electric Cooperative $217.41; Linton Hardware Store $60.35; Martin Oil Co $2,859.02; MDU $2,182.48; Municipal Government Academy $30.00; ND One Call Inc $5.00; NDPERS $2,582.38; ND Health Lab Microbiology Division $32.00; ND Rural Water System Assoc. $245.00; NODAK True Value $186.79; ND DOT-Motor Vehicle Division $20.00; Payroll $15,572.34; Patriot Fuels $236.25; Prairie Heating & Air $167.50; Riteway Business Forms $172.63; RDO Equipment Co $1,660.56; Roll-On Tire Center $3,344.00; South Central Regional Water $6,132.35; USPS $197.40; Wangler Tree Service $12,775.00; Waste Management $1,509.59; Waste Management $1,089.52 and the sewer project bills contingent on concurrence and approval from USDA RD: KPH, Inc $21,866.08 was made by Dennis Morris, seconded by Wayne Ehley. Unanimous aye vote. Motion carried.

The council reviewed the LIDC Balance Sheet ending 10/31/19 and Profit & Loss 1/1/19 – 9/30/19.

A motion to approve Sanitary Sewer Improvement Project Change Order No. 4 was made by Jon Ptacek, seconded by Dennis Morris. Unanimous aye vote; motion carried. Based on the materials used for the project, including additional top hats and unexpected repairs, the change to the original KPH, Inc. construction contract is an increase of $57,761.40, bringing the contract price to $1,772,966.40.

The next regular meeting will be held on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

A motion to adjourn was made by Randall Meidinger and seconded by Linda Schumacher-Kelsch. Meeting adjourned.

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