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October 12, 2021

Board of City Commissioners
Bismarck, ND

Dear Commissioners:

The Board of City Commissioners is scheduled to meet in regular session on Tuesday, October 12, 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.

The City of Bismarck is encouraging citizens to provide their comments for public hearing items on the Bismarck City Commission agenda via email to bismarckadmin@bismarcknd.gov. Please include the item number your comment references. The comments will be sent to the members, as well as placed with the minutes.

To ensure your comments are received prior to the meeting, please submit them by 3:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting and reference the item your comments address. If you would like to appear via video or audio link for a 3-5 minute comment on a regular agenda public hearing item, please provide your e-mail address and contact information to the above e-mail at least 1 business day before the meeting.

As always, live meeting coverage is available on Government Access Channels 2 & 602HD, Radio Access 102.5 FM Radio, or streaming on multiple platforms including FreeTV.org and Facebook LIVE. Agenda items can be found online at www.bismarcknd.gov/agendacenter.

 

FUTURE COMMISSION MEETINGS:

  • October 26, 2021
  • November 9, 2021 & November 23, 2021
  • December 14, 2021 & December 28, 2021


 

MISSION STATEMENT

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

MEETING OF THE BOARD OF CITY COMMISSION

1.

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

2.

CONSENT AGENDA

A.

Consider approval of minutes.

B.

Consider approval of expenditures.

C.

Consider approval of personnel actions.

D.

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

  1. Introduction of and call for a public hearing on a request for a new I-3 Beer Only Restaurant liquor license for Hot Dogkota, located at 2700 State St.
  2. Appointment of Sashay Schettler to the Bismarck Human Relations Committee for a term to expire January 31, 2025.
E.

Consider the request for approval from the Airport for the following:

  1. Rejection of bid for sale of 1995 Ford FT900 with Epoke Sander.
  2. Amendment 1 to August 10, 2021 KLJ Agreement.
F.

Consider the request for approval from the City Attorney for the following:

  1. Introduction and call for a public hearing on Ordinance 6487 to amend Bismarck Ordinance Section 7-06-12 regarding approval of payment changes.
  2. Introduction and call for a public hearing on Ordinance 6488 to amend Bismarck Ordinance Section 12-09-42.1 regarding rules for operation of OHVs.
  3. Introduction and call for a public hearing on Ordinance 6489 to amend Bismarck Ordinance Section 6-03-03 regarding Harassment.
G.

Consider the request for approval from the Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health Department for the following:

  1. Permission to accept donations for Women’s Way Program.
H.

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

  1. Introduction of and call for a public hearing on Ordinance 6486, a request for a City-initiated zoning change from the RT – Residential, RM30 – Residential and PUD – Planned Unit Development zoning districts to the DF – Downtown Fringe zoning district for Lots 1-8, Block 11 and Lots 1-8, Block 12, Northern Pacific Addition.
  2. Request of the Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Planning Organization, on behalf of Bis-Man Transit, for approval to submit an application for American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) Additional Assistance grant funding.
I.

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

  1. Resolution approving contracts and bonds for previously awarded special assessed projects.
  2. Endorsement of Bismarck Parks and Recreation District application for NDDOT Transportation Alternatives Grant.
  3. Approval of development agreement with SilverStream Investments, LLC.
  4. Approval of the annual North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) Maintenance Certification.
  5. Approval to a partial release of a storm sewer and drainage easement in Lot 1, Block 1, Northern Plains Commerce Centre Addition.
  6. Approval of a contract for sidewalk snow removal services with Yard Butler for the 2021-2022 winter season.
J.

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

  1. Application for Abatement for the following where the Assessing Division recommends approval: 
    • 2218 E Boulevard Ave - Market Value Reduction
    • 806 Munich Dr - Market Value Reduction 
    • 4739 Maltby St - Market Value Reduction 
    • 4608 Chamberlain Pl - Market Value Reduction 
  2. Acceptance of bid award for geographic information system (GIS) in the IT Division.
K.

Consider the request for approval from the Human Resources Department for the following:

  1. Request to allow exempt Public Health employees to be paid straight time for hours worked beyond the normal workweek due to COVID-19 pandemic response efforts and consider part-time to full-time status change for client services representative.
L.

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

  1. Approval of Task Order No. 3 to the agreement with Bartlett & West for the 43rd Avenue Tank Rehabilitation Project.
3.

REGULAR AGENDA

4.

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

  1. Public Hearing on Ordinance 6482, a request for a zoning change from the RR – Residential zoning district to the RR – Residential and the R5 – Residential zoning districts for the Potter Pointe Subdivision.
  2. Final consideration of minor subdivision final plat of Potter Pointe Subdivision.
5.

Public Hearing and Confirmation of 2021 Health & Safety Assessments

6.

Public hearing for the 2021 special assessment districts and confirm the assessments as amended.

7.

Consider the request to receive and accept bids from the Airport for the Lancair Loop construction.

8.

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

  1. Request to approve the $26 million loan over 20 years for the Public Works Building expansion project from the Bank of North Dakota under the Infrastructure Revolving Loan Fund established under NDCC 6-09-49.
9.

Consider the request from the City Attorney to go into executive session under NDCC 44-04-19.1(9) for contract negotiation/negotiation strategy.

 

Other Business

 

Adjourn

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