City Council Meeting Agenda

June 28, 2021 - 5:30 PM

Hjemkomst Center

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. Presentation: Moorhead Cruise Night, Bill Bartholomay

      2. B. Presentation: 2020 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and Audit, Clifton Larson Allen

    6. 6. Approve Minutes

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

      During "Citizens Addressing the Council", the Mayor will invite residents to share issues or concerns that are not scheduled for a future public hearing. Items that are on tonight''s agenda may not be addressed during Community Comment. Individuals must limit their comments to three minutes. The Mayor may limit the number of speakers on the same issue in the interest of time and topic. lndividuals should not expect the Mayor or Council to respond to their comments tonight.

    8. 8. *Mayor and Council Appointments

    Economic Development

    1. 9. *Resolution to Approve the Request of Drywall Supply for Improvements within the City's Railroad Easement

    2. 10. *Resolution to Authorize Amendment No. 15 to Memorandum of Understanding between the State of Minnesota and the City of Moorhead for the Border City Enterprise Zone Program

    Engineering Department

    1. 11. *Resolution to Approve Biennial Routine Maintenance Agreement No. 1047209 with MnDOT

    2. 12. *Resolution to Authorize Acquisition of Parcel No. 58.721.0270 (Eng. No. 02-02-02)

    Fire Department

    1. 13. *Resolution to Enter Into a Joint Cooperative Agreement for Use of Emergency Operations Personnel and Equipment Between the City of Moorhead and the City of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

    Parks and Recreation Department

    1. 14. *Resolution to Approve Budget Adjustment #21-012 for Repairs to the Mechanical Systems at the Hjemkomst Center

    Community Development Department

    1. 15. Resolution to Approve Call for Art Proposal for Sculpture at Davy/Memorial Park


    1. 16 Approve Licenses - Permits

    2. 16. Minnesota Legislative Update

    3. 17. Heartland Trail Bonding Bill: Dan Farnsworth, Transportation Planner MetroCOG

    4. 18. *Resolution to Receive the City of Moorhead 2020 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

    5. 19. *Authorize Contracts with MNDOT for 2022 Transportation Services

    6. 20. Resolution to Approve Legal Services Agreement with Ohnstad Twichell, P.C.


    1. 21. Mayor and Council Reports

    2. 22. City Manager Report

    3. 23. Executive Session (If needed)

    4. 24. New Business

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

Upon request, accommodations for individuals with disabilities, language barriers, or other needs to allow participation in meetings will be provided. To arrange assistance, call the City Clerk’s office at 218.299.5166 (voice) or 711 (TDD/TTY).