City Council Meeting Agenda

December 13, 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

    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. CDBG 2022 Annual Action Plan Draft - Public Hearing Only

    2. 10. Public Hearing to File an Application with the Federal Transit Administration for Receipt of 2022 Federal Operating Assistance

    3. 11. Public Hearing Continued from November 22 on the Proposed Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Plan for the Days Inn Redevelopment Project

    Economic Development

    1. 12. *Resolution to Extend Independent Contractor Agreement with Downtown Moorhead Inc for Economic Development Services

    Engineering Department

    1. 13. *Resolution to Order Reports for 2022 Transportation Capital Improvement Program Street Improvements

    2. 14. *Resolution to Approve Professional Services Agreement and Task Order for Fire Station #1 Modifications for the Downtown Moorhead Underpass Project (Eng. No. 14-02-03C)

    Community Development Department

    1. 15. *Resolution to Approve a Conditional Use Permit for a Dynamic Display Sign at 409 8th St S

    Police Department

    1. 16. *Resolution to Enter into a Grant Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Office of Justice Programs for Receipt of Youth Intervention Program Funds

    2. 17. *Resolution to Transfer $15,000 from the Drug Court Fines Account to the DARE Contribution Account to Purchase Annual Operating Supplies for the DARE Program.

    Public Works Department

    1. 18. *Resolution to Accept a Grant from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for Anticipated Arrival of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)

    2. 19. *Resolution to Approve an Amendment to the Agreement with MinnKota Recycling


    1. 20. Approve the City of Moorhead 2022 Tax Levy, Budget and Capital Improvement Plan and Economic Development Authority Tax Levy and Budget

    2. 21. Resolution to Authorize Participation in the National Opioid Settlement Agreement

    3. 22. *Resolution Approving a Contract for Moorhead Public Housing to Manage the City-owned Units of Maple Court Townhomes

    4. 23 Approve Licenses - Permits

    5. 23. *Resolution Approving the Joint Powers Agreement with Valley Senior Services and Dilworth for 2022

    6. 24. *Resolution to Authorize Execution of LMCIT Liability Coverage Waiver Form (Statutory Tort Liability Limits)

    7. 25. *Resolution to Approve Amended Joint Powers Agreement with Lake Agassiz Regional Library

    8. 26. *Consider Actions Relating to Ordinance 2021-18: An Ordinance Adopting the 2022 Fee Schedule

    9. 27. *Resolution to Accept Quarterly Donations


    1. 28. Mayor and Council Reports

    2. 29. City Manager Report

    3. 30. Executive Session (If needed)

    4. 31. New Business

    5. 32. 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).