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City Council Meeting Agenda

September 27, 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: Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) 2021 Conrad Rettmer Commissioner Award -- Moorhead Public Housing Agency Chair Greg Lemke

      2. B. Proclamation: Truth and Remembrance Day

      3. C. Presentation: Onward Moorhead, City of Moorhead Comprehensive Plan Update

      4. D. Presentation: 2022 Preliminary Budget and Tax Levy

    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

    Public Hearings (5:45 p.m.)

    1. 9. Continued from September 13, 2021: Public Hearing for the Request of Southwind Asset Management LLC, leasing to RKB Investments Inc., for Property Tax Exemption for the Substantial Rehabilitation of 2223 Hwy 10 E (58.900.0860)

    2. 10. Public Hearing Regarding the Request of American Crystal Sugar Corporation for a Property Tax Exemption for Project Located at 2500 11 St N

    3. 11. Public Hearing Regarding the Request of GBKLC Real Estate Investments LLC, leasing to Custom Express Car Wash LLC, for a Property Tax Exemption for Commercial Project located at 3115 8 St S

    Engineering Department

    1. 12. *Various Actions for Village Green 7th Addition (Eng. No. 21-A6-04)

    2. 13. *Resolution to Approve Purchase of Tax Forfeited Lot (Parcel 58.799.0090 - Stormwater Pond)

    3. 14. *Resolution to Award Bid for the 40th Ave N Property Demolitions (Eng. No. 18-13-8A Ph.2)

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

    5. 16. *Resolution to Approve Engineering Services Task Order with Moore Engineering - 34th St Rehabilitation from 3rd to 4th Ave N

    Community Development Department

    1. 17. Consider First Reading of Ordinance 2021-13: An Ordinance to Amend and Enact Section 10 of Chapter 7 of Title 3 of the Moorhead Municipal Code Relating to a Sheep Grazing Pilot Program

    2. 18. Consider First Reading of Ordinance 2021-08: An Ordinance Rezoning 815 Main Ave from CC: Community Commercial to MU-1: Downtown Mixed Use (This item was tabled at the 9/13/2021 Council meeting)

    3. 19. *Consider Actions Relating to Ordinance 2021-14: An Ordinance Rezoning 801 2nd Ave N from RMD-2: Residential Moderate Density-2 to MU-1: Downtown Mixed Use

    4. 20. *Resolution to Approve Minor Subdivision - Parcels 58.797.0280, 58.797.0290 & 58.797.0300

    Police Department

    1. 21. *Consider First Reading of Ordinance 2021-16: An Ordinance to Amend and Reenact Title 5, Chapter 4, Section 5-4-2 of the Moorhead City Code Relating to All-Terrain and Recreational Vehicles

    Moorhead Public Service

    1. 22. *Resolution to Award Bids for 2022 Electrical Materials


    1. 23. Approve Licenses - Permits

    2. 24. *Resolution to Approve Lien Agreement with MCM Development, LLC

    3. 25. *Resolution Authorizing Submission of Transit Capital Grant Applications for 2022-2026 and Resulting Contract for 2022 Capital Grant Funds to the State of Minnesota

    4. 26. 2022 Preliminary Budget and Tax Levy


    1. 27. Mayor and Council Reports

    2. 28. City Manager Report

    3. 29. Executive Session (If needed)

    4. 30. New Business

    5. 31. 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).