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GRAND FORKS CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
Monday, May 20, 2013 – 5:30 PM
Council Chambers

Notice 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 Employee recognition.

2.2 Discussion Points for City Administrator Hiring Process


3. PUBLIC HEARINGS AND SECOND READINGS OF ORDINANCES

3.1 Second reading of ordinance amending Section 21-0204 of the Grand Forks City Code providing for proration of alcoholic beverage license fee.


4 ACTION ITEMS

4.0 Appointments to the Civil Service Commission

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 Acme Electric Motor, Inc. (dba Acmetools.com), 1851 South 48th Street.

4.2 Sale of vacant lot in the Riverside Park neighborhood.

4.3 Building inspections reallocation of position and attrition on retirement to accommodate inspection workload.

4.4 Application for transfer of Class 5 (Hotel/Motel Alcoholic Beverage) license from Astro Motels, Inc. dba Ramada Inn, 1205 N. 43d Street to Sai Ram, Inc. dba Ramada Inn.

4.5 Change Order No. 1 for Project No. 6928 2013 CDBG Sidewalks.

4.6 Bids for Project No. 6938, 2012 Traffic Signal Loop and Video Camera Installation and Project No. 7012, 2013 ITS Interconnect Cable.

4.7 Cost Participation, Construction and Maintenance Agreement for Project No. 6964, Replacement of UND Bridge on Campus Road.

4.8 Consideration of bids for Project No. 7027-28-29, Sanitary Sewer, Watermain and Storm Sewer for Southern Estates 8th Resubdivision.

4.9 Engineering Services Agreement for Project No. 7030, Stormwater Pond for Southern Estates 8th Resubdivision.

4.10 Consideration of bids for Project No. 7032, 2013 Asphalt Bike Path Maintenance and budget amendment to increase Bikeway Capital Work-in-Progress.

4.10.1 Consideration of bids for construction of City Project No. 6935- 2013 Bike Path Maintenance

4.11 Engineer’s report and create special assessment district for Project No. 7033, Dist. 482, sanitary sewer on Cottonwood St. and Elm Twig Dr., LeClerc’s Addn.

4.12 Engineer’s report and create special assessment district for Project No. 7034, Dist. 308. Watermain on Cottonwood and Elm Twig Dr., LeClerc’s Addn.

4.13 Engineer’s report and create special assessment district for Project No. 7035, Dist. 483, storm sewer on Cottonwood Street and Elm Twig Dr., LeClerc’s Addn.

4.14 Plans and specs. for Project No. 7040, Dist. 486, sanitary sewer on Desiree Dr. (end of pavement to cul-de-sac).

4.15 Plans and specs. for Project No. 7041, Dist. 310, watermain on Desiree Dr. (end of pavement to cul-de-sac).

4.16 Plans and specs. for Project No. 7042, Dist. 487, storm sewer on Desiree Dr. (end of Pavement to cul-de-sac).

4.17 Engineer’s report and create special assessment district for Project No. 7044, Dist. 488, sanitary sewer for Kiwanis Park Resubdiv.

4.18 Engineer’s report and create special assessment district for Project No. 7045, Dist. 311, watermain for Kiwanis Park Resubdiv. and S. 34th Street (Southend Drainway to 45th Ave.S.)

4.19 Engineer’s report and create special assessment district for Project No. 7046, Dist. 489, storm sewer for Kiwanis Park Resubdiv. and S. 34th Street (Southend Drainway to 45th Ave.S.)

4.20 Engineer’s report and create special assessment district for Project No. 7047, Dist. 492, storm sewer on S. 34th Street (Ruemmele Road to Southend Drainway).

4.21 Engineer’s report and create special assessment district for Project No. 7048, Dist. 493, storm sewer to serve Unplatted Parts of N ½, Section 29, Twp.151, Range 50 (between 47th and 55th Avenue S., west of Columbia Road).

4.22 Federal Transportation funding request, 2014-17.

To view the map distributed at Service Safety Committee 05/14/13, Click Here.

4.23 Public Works Dept., Stormwater Division truck/sewer vacuum jet machine Bid #2013-18.

4.24 Used 2007 caterpillar D6 dozer purchase.

4.25 Public Works Dept., Sanitation Division, baler and assoc. equipment replacement Professional Services Agreement Amendment No. 1, Project 6854.

4.26 Northern Plains Nitrogen, LLP – Letter of Interest Agreement and Industrial Water Supply and Discharge Permitting.

4.27 Cities Area Transit (CAT) Title VI Civil Rights Plan update.

4.28 Request from CPS, Ltd. on behalf of Crary Development, Inc. for prelim. approval of Plat within Prairiewood PUD (Planned Unit Development) (loc. south of West Prairiewood Drive) (4/15/13 Tabled for one month)

4.29 Request from CPS, Ltd. on behalf of Crary Development, Inc. for prelim. approval of ordinance to amend zoning map to include within Prairiewood PUD (Planned Unit Development), Concept Development Plan, Prairiewood First Addn., Prairiewood Second Resubdiv. and all unplatted portions between Belmont Road and the city levee, and north of 62nd Ave.S. (loc. on West Prairiewood Drive) (4/15/13 Tabled for one month)

4.30 Request to annex the plat between Monarch Lane and 62nd Ave.S,, and Belmont Road and city levee (loc. south of West Prairiewood Drive) (4/15/13 Tabled for one month)

4.31 Request from CPS, Ltd. on behalf of Craig Larson for final approval (fast track) of Replat of Lot F, Blk. 1 of Replat of Lot 2, Blk. 1, Johnson’s Fourth Addn and a Replat of Lot D, Blk. 1 of replat of Lot 3, Blk. 1, Johnson’s Fourth Addn. (loc. at 1300 blk. of S. 42nd St.)


4.32 Request from Craig Larson on behalf of Johnson Farms for approval of ordinance to annex all that part of Lot G, Blk. 1 of Replat of Lot F, Blk. 1 of Replat of Lot 2, Blk. 1, Johnson’s Fourth Addn. and replat of Lot D, Blk. 1 of replat of Lot 3, Blk. 1, Johnson’s Fourth Addn. except any lands previous annexed (loc. at 1300 S. 42nd St.)

4.33 Request from CPS, Ltd. on behalf of Grand Forks Growth Fund for final approval (fast track) of Replat of Lot 2, Blk. 1, Grand Forks Business Park First Addn. (loc. at S. 48th St. and Legal Drain 9)

4.34 Request from CPS, Ltd on behalf of Grand Forks Growth Fund for final approval (fast track) of Replat of Lot C, Blk. 1 of Replat of Lot 1, Blk. 1, Maier’s Fourth Resubdiv. (loc. east of S. 52nd St. and north of 12th Ave.S.)

4.35 Request from CPS, Ltd. on behalf of Sunset Bluffs LLC and Cole Creek Estates Townhomes, Inc. for final approval of Replat of Shadyridge Estates Tenth Resubdiv. (loc. at Adams Dr. and Shadyridge Ct.)

4.36 Request from Steve Iverson on behalf of Apple Properties, LLC for final approval (fast track) of Plat of Columbia Park 10th Addn. (loc. at 3250 32nd Ave.S.)

4.37 Request from Branden Bartholomew on behalf of City of Grand Forks for approval to vacate public rights of way adj. to Lot 6, Blk. 1, Riverside Park Resubdiv. (loc. at 707 Lewis Blvd.)

4.38 Request from Heitmann Tree Farm, LLLP, Family Matters, Inc. and Northridge Investments, Inc. for vacation of 51st Ave.S. between S. Wash. St. and S. 11th St. and .S 11th Street from 51st Ave.S. to 55th Ave.S., platted as part of Haley’s First Subdiv. and TJ’s Second Addn.

4.39 Request from Widseth Smith Nolting & Assoc. on behalf of Larry Weekley for prelim. approval of Plat of Myron’s First Addn. (loc. at Gateway Dr. and N. 55th St.)

4.40 Request from Widseth Smith Nolting & Assoc. on behalf of Larry Weekley and Ryan Jundt for approval of ordinance to annex all lands platted as Myron’s First Addn, more particularly described as the 860 ft. of west 733 ft. of SW Quarter SW Quarter of Section 31, T152N, R50W. Grand Forks County, ND except the south 114 ft. thereof and any parts previously annexed.


5. INFORMATION ITEMS

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

5.2 Statement of Changes in Cash Balances as of March 31, 2013.


6. CITIZEN REQUEST


7. APPROVAL OF MINUTES AND BILLS:

7.1 Vendor List and Engineer’s Estimate.

7.2 Minutes – May 6, 2013


8. CITY ADMINISTRATOR COMMENTS


9. MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBER COMMENTS


10. ADJOURNMENT