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March 24, 2020


Board of City Commissioners
Bismarck, ND

Dear Commissioners:

The Board of City Commissioners is scheduled to meet in regular session on Tuesday, March 24, 2020
 at 5:15 p.m. in the Tom Baker Meeting Room, City/County Office Building, 221 North Fifth Street, Bismarck, North Dakota.

Invocation and the Pledge of Allegiance presented by a Chaplain from the Bismarck Police Department. 

Mission: "To provide high quality public services in partnership with our community to enhance our quality of life."


Watch live meeting coverage on Government Access Channels 2 & 602HD, Listen to Radio Access 102.5 FM Radio, or stream FreeTV.org and RadioAccess.org. Agenda items can be found online at www.bismarcknd.gov/agendacenter.

Future City Commission meetings are scheduled as follows:

  • April 14 & 28, 2020

  • May 12 & 26, 2020

  • June 9 & 23, 2020


 

MEETING OF THE BOARD OF CITY COMMISSION

1.

Proclamation recognizing April as Fair Housing Month.

2.

Main Street Initiative Proclamation

3.

Public comment (restricted to items on the Consent Agenda and Regular Agenda, excluding public hearing items).

4.

Consider approval of minutes.

Documents:
  1. MN031020.pdf
5.

CONSENT AGENDA

A.

Consider approval of expenditures.

B.

Consider approval of personnel actions.

C.

Consider the request for approval from the Community Development Department for the following:

  1. Apple Meadows Third Subdivision request for continuation of public hearing.
  2. Re-appointment of Beth Nodland and Blake Dinkins to the City of Bismarck Historic Preservation Commission.
  3. Re-appointment of Brian Peterson to the City of Bismarck Parking Authority.
  4. Re-appointment of Wendy Van Duyne and Appointment of John Van Dyke to the City of Bismarck Planning and Zoning Commission.
D.

Consider the request for approval from the Engineering Department for the following:

  1. Amended consultant agreement with Terracon Consultants, Inc (Terracon) relating to Geotechnical Services associated with River Road slope stability.
  2. Acceptance of the award of North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) Urban Grant Program funding for a 2022 Downtown Street Improvement Project Phase 2.
  3. Water Main Easement at 1819 Michigan Avenue from Robert and Denise Schuh of RDS Properties, LLC.
  4. Revised project budget on Sewer Improvement District 563.
  5. Resolutions for Park Improvement District PI 003.
    • Request for Resolution Receiving Bids and Ordering the Preparation of the Engineer’s Statement for PI 003.
    • Request for Resolution for Awarding Contract for PI 003.
  6. Request for Resolution of Necessity for Street Improvement District SI 534.
  7. Resolutions for Street Improvement District SI 536.
    • Request for Resolution Declaring Petitions for Improvements Has been Received.
    • Request for Resolution Creating District SI 536 and Ordering Preparation of the
      Preliminary Report.
    • Request for Resolution Approving Preliminary Report and Directing Preparation of
      Plans and Specifications.
  8.  Resolutions for Street Improvement District SI 537
    • Request for Resolution Declaring Petitions for Improvements Has been Received.
    • Request for Resolution Creating District SI 537 and Ordering Preparation of the
      Preliminary Report.
    • Request for Resolution Approving Preliminary Report and Directing Preparation of
      Plans and Specifications.
  9. Landscaping area encroachment agreement and waiver for 518 North 13th Street.
  10. Encroachment agreement and waiver for 420 East Main Avenue.
  11. Removable fence and seating area encroachment agreement and
    waiver for 107 North 5th Street.
  12. Outdoor seating area encroachment agreement and waiver for 112 North 4th Street.
E.

Consider the request for approval from the Finance Department for the following:

  1. Application for Abatement for 2019 - 614 North 1st Street.
  2. Application for Abatement for 2019 - 912 North Mandan Street.
  3. Application for Abatement for 2019 - 1814 North 20th Street.
  4. Application for Abatement for 2018 & 2019 - 4713 Coleman Street.
F.

Consider the request for approval from the Public Works Service Operations Department for the following:

  1. Permission to purchase three loaders with two load scales for Roads & Streets operations.
  2. Permission to purchase a chassis with roll-off unit for Solid Waste operations.
  3. Permission to purchase a chassis with roll-off unit for the Waste Water Treatment Plant operations.
  4. Permission to purchase a loader with load scale for the Waste Water Treatment Plant operations.
  5. Award the bid for the construction of solid waste management facility expansion area cell 1 project.
  6. Award the contracts for 2020 furnishing paving materials and purchase asphalt sealants at a public marketplace.
6.

REGULAR AGENDA

7.

Receive COVID 19 briefing from Renae Moch, Bismarck Burleigh Public HealthDirector.

8.

Receive COVID 19 workforce update from Keith Hunke, Bismarck City Administrator.

9.

Receive Human Resources report from Robert McConnell, City of Bismarck Human Resources Director.

10.

Public hearing on a new Class D Retail Liquor License for Costco Beverages, Costco Wholesale #1340, located at 1325 57th Ave. NE.

11.

Public hearing on Ordinance 6414, regarding Accidents Involving Damage to Vehicles.

12.

Public hearing on Ordinance 6415, regarding Written Report of Accident.

13.

Public hearing on Ordinance 6411, a request for the annexation of parts of Blocks 1-6, Silver Ranch First Addition First Replat, requested by Investcore Inc.

14.

Consider the request from the Community Development Department regarding the Hay Creek Substation Addition:

  1. Public Hearing on Ordinance 6412, a request for a zoning change from the A-Agriculture zoning district to the MA-Industrial zoning district for Hay Creek Substation Addition.
  2. Final plat of Hay Creek Substation Addition.
15.

Consider the request from the Community Development Department regarding the request of Bis-Man Transit for consideration of the FY2020 5307 Transit Operations Grant application.

16.

Ratify the March 15, 2020, state of emergency declaration relating to COVID-19 by the President of City Commission and extend its effect to April 14, 2020.

 

Other Business

 

Adjourn

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