West Fargo City Commission Meeting
Monday, March 4, 2019
Commission Chambers 5:30 PM
The West Fargo City Commission met on Monday, March 4, 2019 at 5:30 pm. Those present were Bernie Dardis, Eric Gjerdevig, Brad Olson, Mark Simmons, and Mike Thorstad. Commission President Bernie Dardis called the meeting to order.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Commissioner Olson moved and Commissioner Gjerdevig seconded to approve the amended order of agenda. No opposition. Motion carried.
Commissioner Olson moved and Commissioner Thorstad seconded to approve the minutes of the Monday, February 18, 2019 City Commission Meeting, with Commissioner Gjerdevig's amendment to Regular Agenda Item #2 to include that the cost of the improvements would be rolled over into the overall project cost. No opposition. Motion carried.
The Commission reviewed the Building Department Activity Report dated March 4, 2019 and Building Permits #029-043.
Commissioner Simmons moved and Commissioner Olson seconded to approve the following items from the Consent Agenda:
b. 2018 Annual Stormwater Report
c. Re-approval of West Fargo 7th Addition Final Plat
d. Games of Chance for the ND American Legion Foundation. Games to be Conducted: Raffle on 6/25/19 at the American Legion Department of ND Headquarters, 405 West Main Avenue, Suite 4a.
No opposition. Motion carried.
Director of Planning & Zoning Tim Solberg and City Attorney John Shockley appeared before the Commission for a 5:30pm Public Hearing and First Reading of Zoning Ordinance Amendment Sections 4-442 and 4-447, and First Reading of Ordinance No. 1137. The Public Hearing was opened. There was no Public Comment. The Public Hearing was closed. Commissioner Thorstad moved and Commissioner Olson seconded to put on First Reading. No opposition. Motion carried.
City Administrator Tina Fisk appeared before the Commission for a 5:30pm Public Hearing for the Hornbacher's Liquor License Application and Background. The Public Hearing was opened. There was no Public Comment. The Public Hearing was closed. After discussion, Commissioner Simmons moved and Commissioner Gjerdevig seconded to approve the liquor license contingent upon the completion of server training when there is an employee roster. No opposition. Motion carried.
Director of Planning & Zoning Tim Solberg appeared before the Commission for a Final Plat Approval of Strawberry Fields 3rd Addition. Commissioner Olson moved and Commissioner Thorstad seconded to approve the Final Plat. No opposition. Motion carried.
Director of Planning & Zoning Tim Solberg appeared before the Commission for a Final Plat Approval of Brooks Harbor 9th Addition. After discussion, Commissioner Simmons moved and Commissioner Olson seconded to approve the Final Plat with the six recommendations in the staff report. No opposition. Motion carried.
City Attorney John Shockley and City Engineer Dustin Scott appeared before the Commission to Review Amendment No. 1 for the Master Service Agreement with Moore Engineering. After discussion, no action was requested of the Commission; further changes and comments will be brought back to the Commission at the March 18th meeting.
Community Development Director Larry Weil, City of Fargo Transit Director Julie Bommelman, and City of Fargo Assistant Transit Director Matt Peterson appeared before the Commission to review the 2019 Mass Transit Contract. After discussion, Commissioner Simmons moved and Commissioner Gjerdevig seconded to table the item for further discussion until the March 18th meeting. No opposition. Motion carried.
City Administrator Tina Fisk appeared before the Commission and presented the following for the City Administrator's Report:
Thank you to Commissioner Dardis for going back and forth to Bismarck for the legislative session, and especially the Prairie Dog Bill
Public Works Director Chris Brungardt appeared before the Commission to give a snow removal cost presentation. No action was requested of the Commission.
There was no Correspondence.
Commissioner Simmons moved and Commissioner Olson seconded to adjourn. No opposition. Meeting adjourned.
/s/ Bernie L. Dardis
/s/ Tina Fisk
CITY OF WEST FARGO, ND
For the Accounting Period: 3/19
DAIN & STACIE ERICKSON 11362.00; DAIN & STACIE ERICKSON 1150.00; 3-D SPECIALITIES 4244.77; 4IMPRINT 430.14; A1 RADIATOR SALES & REPAIR 210.00; ACME TOOLS 488.99; ADVANCED ENGINEERING & ENVIRONMENTAL SER 20685.00; AGGRESSIVE TOWING & RECOVERY 185.00; AIRBORNE CUSTOM SPRAYING, INC 8550.00; AIRGAS USA, LLC 750.00; AMERICAN WELDING & GAS, INC. 555.64; ARTHUR CHAGONDA 23.45; ASPLIN EXCAVATING 1268.25; BEN NECHIPORENKO 254.75; BENJAMIN ORR 40.89; BERNIE DARDIS 230.52; BERT'S TRUCK EQUIPMENT 86.33; BIERSCHBACH EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY 917.41; BLUE TARP FINANCIAL, INC 146.96; BORDER STATES ELECTRIC SUPPLY 8158.02; BRAUN INTERTEC 6227.00; BROKERAGE PRINTING 69.11; BRUCE MCCARTNEY 33.00; BUSINESS ESSENTIALS 821.50; BUTLER MACHINERY 489.10; CALLIE ROTH 35.90; CASS COUNTY ELECTRIC COOP 40605.31; CASS COUNTY STATES ATTORNEY 1000.00; CASS COUNTY TREASURER 10414.90; CDW GOVERNMENT, INC 280.99; CENTURY LINK 224.54; CHOICE FINANCIAL 48555.18; CINTAS 84.71; CITY OF FARGO 32923.80; CITY OF FARGO 191503.55; CITY OF WEST FARGO-PETTY CASH 345.00; CONFERENCE ON CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN 490.00; CONSOLIDATED COMMUNICATIONS 1516.41; CORE & MAIN 4486.22; DANE PRANKE 105.00; DAVE'S WEST FARGO TIRE 25.66; DELL MARKETING LP 362.70; DEREK WERNER 197.00; DISCOVERY BENEFITS, INC. 532.75; DTN, LLC 373.25; EAGLE RUN CROSSING LLC 2403.00; EIDE BAILLY 160.00; ESSENTIA HEALTH 267.00; FARNAM'S GENUINE PARTS, INC 83.34; FARSTAD OIL, INC 240.90; FBI-LEEDA 1390.00; FERGUSON WATERWORKS #2516 32441.83; FM EXHAUST & BRAKE CO 9.79; FORUM COMMUNICATIONS 494.71; GALLS, LLC 915.09; GARY BOMMERSBACH 37.40; GENE RUDOLPH 9.28; GOODYEAR COMMERCIAL TIRE 368.60; GRAINGER, INC. 73.62; GRAYBAR 537.54; GREATAMERICA FINANCIAL SERVICES 704.51; HAWKINS WTR TREATMENT 8116.30; HEARTLAND PAPER COMPANY 268.82; INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPT 664.05; INLAND TRUCK PARTS & SERVICE 3079.44; INTOXIMETERS 1615.00; IPMA - HR 417.00; JEFF PFLUGRATH 31.43; JOHN FREEMAN 105.00; KADRMAS, LEE & JACKSON, INC 142689.24; KYLE JOHNSON 197.00; LAR'S BODY SHOP 1708.29; LARRY WEIL 142.00; LUTHER FAMILY FORD 18.60; MENARDS 520.59; METRO COG 42500.00; MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATIONS 75.00; MIDSTATES WIRELESS 7212.20; MILES ORTH 122.50; MINN-KOTA FELINE CLUB 1000.00; MISSION MECHANICAL 144.00; MTW TOWING 230.00; MVM CONTRACTING, INC 2194.29; NASRO 40.00; ND DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION 955558.72; ND LEAGUE OF CITIES 40.00; ND MOTOR VEHICLE DEPT. 6.50; ND WORKFORCE SAFETY & INSURANCE C/O BANK 80872.04; NELSON AUTO CENTER FLEET DEPT 29115.35; NELSON INTERNATIONAL 526.93; NETWORK CENTER COMMUNICATIONS 542.00; NORIDIAN MUTUAL INSURANCE CO 331.90; NORTH STAR SAFETY, INC 222.04; NORTHERN ENGINE & SUPPL 149.96; NORTHERN SALT INCORPORATED 11304.78; NORTHERN STATES SUPPLY 310.36; NORTHWESTERN EQUIP INC. 88.18; O'REILLY AUTOMOTIVE STORES, INC 2216.21; OHNSTAD TWICHELL 76631.31; OK TIRE 729.84; OLYMPIC SALES 2796.00; OSTROMS ACE HARDWARE 47.26; PETER ENGEBRETSON 10.00; PETRO SERVE USA 46189.80; PITNEY BOWES 764.25; PKG CONSTRUCTION 3778.00; POWER PLAN OIB 64.06; PRO-WEST & ASSOCIATES, INC 382.59; PRODUCTIVITY PLUS ACCOUNT 1107.70; PROTECTION SYSTEMS, INC 810.00; RAMKOTA HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER 507.60; RECORD KEEPERS 16.00; ROAD EQUIPMENT PARTS CENTER 352.32; RYAN BIRNEY 49.85; SAFETY-KLEEN SYSTEMS, INC. 192.50; SAM'S CLUB MC/SYNCB 811.47; SHERWIN WILLIAMS 412.63; SKOOTER'S PLUMBING 800.00; STURDEVANT'S AUTO PARTS 4290.72; T.R.S. INDUSTRIES, INC 2382.26; TALENT PRODUCTIONS 575.00; TITAN MACHINERY-FARGO CASE 20000.00; TWIN CITY GARAGE DOOR 4877.00; VALLI 5696.66; VERIZON WIRELESS 91.26; VISA ADMINISTRATION 616.68; VISA IT 8544.84; VISA PLANNING 95.00; VISA POLICE #1 2335.05; VISA POLICE #2 509.83; VISA POLICE #3 1156.28; VISA PW 3362.32; WADE LICK 105.00; WALLWORK TRUCK CENTER 53.34; WALMART COMMUNITY 27.81; WASTE MANAGEMENT OF WI-MN 71091.95; WAYNE TROPHIES 160.00; WEST FARGO AUTO BODY/GLASS 712.00; WEST FARGO EVENTS, INC 5000.00; WEST FARGO POLICE EXPLORER POST 200.00; WEST SIDE STEEL 38.79; WF PUB SCHOOLS DIST #6 300.00; XCEL ENERGY 35615.53; Total for Claim Checks 2040243.53
(April 1, 2019)2738483