City Council Meeting Agenda

September 23, 2019 - 5:30 PM

City Hall Council Chambers

The Moorhead City Council welcomes and encourages public input on issues listed on the agenda or of general community interest, time and Council permitting. Speakers are limited to 3-minute presentations. Advertised public hearings are scheduled so that the public is afforded an opportunity to speak. Public hearings are generally scheduled 15 to 30 minutes after the start of the meeting; however the starting time may vary depending on other scheduled agenda items. Citizens wishing to address the Mayor and Council regarding a specific agenda item, other than public hearings, will be afforded an opportunity during the discussion of that item. Citizens wishing to speak on matters not listed on the agenda will be afforded the opportunity to do so under the heading “Citizens Addressing the Council,” usually scheduled at the beginning and end of the agenda. Each person requesting the opportunity to speak is asked to fill out a "Request to Speak Form."

    City Council Meeting

    1. 1. Call to Order and Roll Call

    2. 2. Pledge of Allegiance

    3. 3. Agenda Amendments

    4. 4. Consent Agenda

      All items listed with an asterisk ( * ) are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council Member so requests, in accordance with the “Council Rules of Procedure”. In such event, the item will be removed from the General Order of Business and considered in its normal sequence on the agenda.

    5. 5. Recognitions - Presentations

      1. A. Heather Keeler - Indigenous Peoples' Day events update

    6. 6. Approve Minutes

    7. 7. Citizens Addressing the Council (Time Reserved: 15 Minutes)

    8. 8. Mayor and Council Appointments

    Public Hearings (5:45 p.m.)

    1. 9. Public Hearing to Consider Adoption for Special Assessments for Public Improvements for Various Construction Projects

    Economic Development

    1. 10. Resolution to Approve the Sale of Land to ISR Homes Inc. for Property Located at 4218 29 Ave S (58.418.0030)

    2. 11. Resolution to Approve the Sale of Land to Pifer Group Inc. for Property Located at 4210 29 Ave S (58.418.0020)

    Engineering Department

    1. 12. *Various Actions for Village Green 6th Addition Phase 4 Underground Utility and Street Improvements (Eng. No. 19-A6-05)

    2. 13. *Various Actions for 16 Ave S Sanitary Sewer Improvement (Eng. No. 19-A6-04)

    3. 14. *Resolution to AwardQuote for 8th Ave N Sidewalk Improvements (Eng. No. 18-A2-02C)

    Fire Department

    1. 15. *Resolution to Approve Submittal of an Application for the MN Fire Department Turnout Gear Washer/Extractor/Dryer 2020 Program through the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, State Fire Marshal Division

    Parks and Recreation Department

    1. 16. Resolution to Approve a Dog Park Location and Review Survey Results

    Community Development Department

    1. 17. *Consider Actions Relating to Ordinance 2019-08: An Ordinance to Rezone 1019 4th Avenue S from RLD-3: Residential Low Density 3 to INS: Institutional

    Moorhead Public Service

    1. 18. 2020 MPS Proposed Budget Presentation – Bill Schwandt

    Public Works Department

    1. 19. Presentation - Lowe's Hero Project - Gooseberry Maze

    2. 20. *Resolution to Approve the Sports Center Lease Agreement and Rink Operations Agreement


    1. 21 Approve Licenses - Permits

    2. 21. Clay County HRA request for consent to levy and collect a Special Benefit Tax in the City of Moorhead in 2020

    3. 22. Resolution to Approve Preliminary 2020 EDA Tax Levy

    4. 23. Resolution to Approve the City of Moorhead Preliminary 2020 Tax Levy

    5. 24. Ordinance No. 2019-09: Adopting the 2020 Fee Schedule - 1st Reading

    6. 25. *Appointment of Election Judges for the November 5, 2019 Special Election

    7. 26. *Resolution to Approve an Off-Site Gambling Permit - Moorhead Youth Hockey Association (Raffle at Moorhead Country Club, 2101 River Drive, Moorhead on 10/11/19)

    8. 27. *Resolution to Approve Issuance of Liquor Licenses to Three Limes, LLC

    9. 28. *Resolution to Authorize Temporary Employment Services for 2020 Legislative Session


    1. 29. Mayor and Council Reports

    2. 30. City Manager Reports - Updates

    3. 31. Executive Session (If needed)

      1. A. Executive Closed Session pursuant to MN Stat 13D.05, subd.3b(3), for the purpose of discussing the sale of real property described as Clay County Parcel Number 58.520.4110 owned by the City of Moorhead

    4. 32. New Business (If needed)

      1. A. Consider Potential Action on Predevelopment Agreement and Option to Purchase Real Property described as Clay County Parcel Number 58.520.4110 owned by the City of Moorhead

    5. 33. Citizens Addressing the Council (continued, if necessary)

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