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GRAND FORKS CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
Monday, July 15, 2013 – 5:30 PM
Council Chambers

Noticee is hereby given that the Grand Forks City Council will meet on the above date and time, in the City Council Chambers, 255 North Fourth Street, Grand Forks, North Dakota. Persons with disabilities who may need assistance should contact the ADA coordinator at
least 24 hours prior to this meeting at 746-2665.

If you would like to address the City Council during one of its public hearings, or bring to the attention of the Mayor and City Council an item not otherwise on the agenda, please fill out a speaker card in advance and give it to the city’s public information staff person.

1. GENERAL BUSINESS

1.1 Welcome and Roll Call
1.2 Mayor's Announcement


2. AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS, APPOINTMENTS & PROCLAMATIONS

2.1 Mayor’s Green Business Showcase Award – UND

2.2 Employee recognition

2.3 Presentation to the Finance Department-Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 2013 Budget

3. PUBLIC HEARINGS AND SECOND READINGS OF ORDINANCES

3.1 Public hearing on amendment to 2013 CDBG Annual Action Plan.

3.2 Public hearing and second reading of ordinance to amend Street and Highway Plan to include public R/W shown as dedicated on plat of Columbia Park 33rd Resubdivision (staff report) (loc. at S. 26th St. and north of 40th Ave.S.)

3.3 Public hearing and second reading of ordinance to amend zoning map to include within Southern Estates PUD (Planned Unit Development), Concept Development Plan, Amendment No. 8, Columbia Park 33rd Resubdiv. (staff report)

4 ACTION ITEMS

4.0 Request by Ozark Spirits, LLC for change to alcoholic beverage license requirements. (This item tabled at 6/17/13 council meeting until mid-July)

4.1 Establish public hearing date on application for property tax incentives for new or expanding business pursuant to NDCC Chapter 40-57.1 - Expanding business by TNE LLC dba True North Equipment at 4325 18th Avenue South.

4.2 Metropolitan Opera House.

4.3 Resolution of support for non-profit shared services. (No attachment)

4.4 Budget Amendment – City Hall HVAC

4.5 Resolution approving the issuance of Airport Revenue Bonds by the Grand Forks Regional Airport Authority

4.6 Budget Amendment – Health Department.

4.7 Project closeout of Project No. 4704 – Permanent Flood Protection Project by US Army Corps of Engineers.

4.8 Change Order No. 1 for Project No.6984, Temporary Traffic Signal at 40th Avenue South and South Washington Street.

4.9 Bids for Project No. 7057, Easement Sewer Cleaning Project.

4.10 Engineer’s Report and Special Assessment District for Project No.7060, District No. 495, Sanitary Sewer on South 15th Street (36th to 40th Ave.S.) and 36th Ave.S (end of pavement to S. 15th Street).

4.11 Engineer’s Report and Special Assessment District for Project No. 7061, District No. 313, Watermain on South 15th Street (36th to 40th Ave.S.) and 36th Ave.S. (end of pavement to S. 15th Street).

4.12 Engineer’s Report and Special Assessment District for Project No. 7062, District No. 496, Storm Sewer on South 15th Street (36th to 40th Ave.S.) and 36th Ave.S. (end of pavement to S. 15th Street).

4.13 2014-17 Federal Transportation Funding Request Transportation Improvement Program, Project No. 6926.

4.14 Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment and Public Notice for the Fargo/ Moorhead Flood Protection Diversion Project.

4.15 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for year ended December 31, 2012 and Independent Auditor’s Report.

4.16 Request from CPS, Ltd. on behalf of Darrel Burkland for final approval (fast track) of plat of Burkland Addn. (loc. at 5995 4th Ave.S. (Brenna Township).

4.17 Request from CPS, Ltd. on behalf of Kenneth D. and Loretta J. Svedjan for final approval (fast track) of replat of Harvest Circle Resubdiv. (being a replat of Lot 1, Blk. 1, Wheatlands Resubdiv.) (loc. in 4600 block of Belmont Rd.)

4.18 Request from CPS, Ltd. on behalf of Grand Forks Growth Fund for final approval (fast track) of replat of Lot 2, Blk. 1, Business Park First Addn.
(loc. at S. 48th St. and Legal Drain 9) (This plat supercedes previous approved replat of same name)

4.19 Petition from Enclave Companies to vacate all of 10-fot utility easement located on northern portion of Lot 3, Blk. 1, Cottage Homes 2nd Resubdiv. (loc. at Pioneer Dr. and Acorn Ct.)

4.20 Request from Anne Koepp on behalf of Butler Machinery Co. for approval to appeal sign code as provided in Section 18-0301.1 Appeals of Grand Forks Land Development Code. (To allow increase to max.allowable height for ground monument signs in PUD from 8 ft. to 18 ft. for proposed ground monument sign loc. at 201 S. 46th St.)

5. INFORMATION ITEMS

5.1 Portfolio Management/Summary as of June 30, 2013.

5.2 Statement of Changes in Cash Balances as of June 30, 2013.

5.3 Quarterly staffing reports from Human Resources.

6. CITIZEN REQUEST

7. APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND BILLS:

7.1 Vendor List .

7.2 Minutes – July 1. 2013

8. CITY ADMINISTRATOR COMMENTS

9. MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBER COMMENTS

10. ADJOURNMENT