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City Council Meeting Agenda

August 9, 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. Approve Minutes

    6. 6. 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.

    7. 7. *Mayor and Council Appointments

    Public Hearings (5:45 p.m.)

    1. 8. Public Hearing Regarding the Request of Thad Thorsness on behalf of Thor Investments LLC for a Property Tax Exemption for a Project located at 679-681 Appletree Lane

    Economic Development

    1. 9. Economic Development Report

    Engineering Department

    1. 10. *Various Actions for Prairie Meadows 7th Addition (Eng. No. 21-A6-03)

    Community Development Department

    1. 11. Resolution to Approve a Conditional Use Permit at 812 63rd Ave N to Exceed the Square Footage Limit for Accessory Structures in RLD-0a: Residential Low Density - 0a

    2. 10. Consider Actions Relating to Ordinance 2021-07: An Ordinance to Rezone 1817 11th Street N from RMD-1: Residential Moderate Density 1 to CC: Community Commercial

    3. 13. Resolution to Approve a Conditional Use Permit at 1015 30th Ave S for a Housing Shelter in CC: Community Commercial


    1. 14 Approve Licenses - Permits

    2. 14. Resolution to Approve Financing for Acquisition of Maple Court Townhomes

    3. 15. *Resolution to Approve Contracts with Moorhead Higher Education Institutions for 2021-22 U-Pass Unlimited Ride Program on MATBUS


    1. 16. Mayor and Council Reports

    2. 17. City Manager Report

    3. 18. Executive Session (If needed)

    4. 19. New Business

    5. 20. 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).