CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

December 11, 2017 - 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.

Call to Order and Roll Call

 

 

2.

Pledge of Allegiance

 

 

3.

Recognitions - Presentations

 

 

A.

Proclamation: Hockey Day Minnesota 2018

 

 

4.

Approve Minutes

 

 

A.

November 27, 2017 City Council Meeting

 

 

5.

Citizens Addressing the Council (Time Reserved: 15 Minutes)

 

 

6.

Agenda Amendments

 

 

7.

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.

 

8.

Mayor and Council Appointments

 

 

A.

*Resolution to Approve Board/Commission Appointments

 

 

Public Hearings (5:45 p.m.)

 

9.

Make Moorhead Home Property Tax Rebate

 

 

A.

Authorize abatement of 2018 property taxes payable for qualifying properties 

 

 

10.

Public Hearing Regarding the Request of TTL Holdings Inc. for Property Tax Exemption for a Project Located at 1002 1st Ave N

 

 

A.

Resolution to Approve Property Tax Exemption for TTL Holdings Inc. (1002 1st Ave N)

 

 

Planning and Neighborhood Services Department

 

11.

*Resolution to Approve Extension to Conditional Use Permit - 1700 1st Ave S

 

 

12.

*Resolution to Authorize Service Agreement for Abatement Sidewalk Snow/Ice Removal

 

 

13.

*Resolution to Award Contract for Snow Removal Services for Transit Passenger Shelters and Hubs

 

 

14.

*Resolution Approving a Joint Powers Agreement with the City of Dilworth and the Fargo Park District for Operation of Metro Senior Ride for 2018

 

 

15.

*Resolution Approving a Contract with the City of Dilworth for Provision of Transit Service for 2018

 

 

16.

*Resolution to Approve the Master Agreement with the City of Fargo Regarding Responsibilities and Cost Sharing for Public Transit Services and Facilities

 

 

17.

*Resolution to Approve Amendment #2 to the First Transit Contract for Transit Operation

 

 

18.

*Approve Special Assessments for Demolition of 1014/1016 19 St S - Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

 

 

Engineering Department

 

19.

Resolution to Provide Direction to Finalize Plans & Specifications for the SE Main Ave/20 St/21 St Railroad Grade Separation Project. Eng. No. 02-2-2F

 

 

20.

*Resolution to Authorize Request for Qualifications for Professional Engineering & Land Surveying Services

 

 

21.

*Resolution to Authorize Request for Qualifications for Wastewater Treatment Facility Plan

 

 

22.

*2018-2022 Pavement Management & Transportation Capital Improvement Plan

 

 

A.

*Resolution to Adopt the 2018-2022 Pavement Management & Transportation Capital Improvement Plan

 

 

B.

*Resolution to Adopt Assessment Rates

 

 

C.

*Resolution to Designate Functional Classification Map

 

 

D.

*Resolution to Order Reports for Various 2018 Projects

 

 

E.

*Resolution to Authorize Right-of-Way Acquisition for 15 Ave N

 

 

23.

*Consider Actions to Support a Transportation Alternatives Program Grant Application - Harvest Trail

 

 

A.

*Resolution to Approve Sponsorship

 

 

B.

*Resolution to Operate and Maintain Facility

 

 

C.

*Resolution to Approve Easement

 

 

24.

*Resolution to Approve Stormwater Maintenance Agreement with Goldthorpe Corp.

 

 

Fire Department

 

25.

*Resolution to Enter Into Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Team Joint Powers Agreement with the State of Minnesota, Department of Public Safety, Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management and Approve Budget Adjustment #17-041

 

 

26.

*Resolution to Approve Budget Adjustment #17-048 to Transfer Funds Received from Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE) from General Fire Fund to Expenditure Accounts for Purchase of Fire Training Props, Supplies, and Services

 

 

Public Works Department

 

27.

Resolution to Approve a Budget Adjustment to Provide Funding for the MYHA Facility Roof Replacement Project

 

 

Police Department

 

28.

*Resolution to Approve 2018 Funding provided for support of the United States Marshals Service North Star Fugitive Task Force

 

 

29.

*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

 

 

Moorhead Public Service

 

30.

*Resolution to Award Bids for 2018 Electrical Materials

 

 

31.

*Resolution to Award Bids for 20th/21st Street 115kV Transmission Line Project Materials

 

 

Administration

 

32.

*First Reading of Ordinance 2017-19: An Ordinance Adopting an Amendment to the 2018 Fee Schedule

 

 

33.

*Resolution to Approve a 1-Year Extension of the Contract for Insurance Agent of Record

 

 

34.

*Resolution to Approve Budget Adjustment #17-045 for the Payment of Health Insurance Incentive from Employee Health Care Fund

 

 

35.

*Resolution to Approve Budget Adjustment #17-046 to Reallocate Wages and Benefits and Allocate Funding for Severance Payments

 

 

36.

*Resolution to Approve a Budget Adjustment #17-047 to Close Out the 2011 Flood Fund

 

 

37.

Resolution Implementing and Allowing Expenditures for a Wellness and Employee Recognition Program

 

 

38.

Resolution Approving Certain Components of Classification and Compensation Study

 

 

39.

2017 Truth-in-Taxation Presentation: 2017 Tax Levy Payable in 2018 and 2018 Operating & Capital Budget (6:00 p.m.)

 

 

40.

Adopt City of Moorhead and Economic Development Authority 2018 Budget, 2017 Tax Levy Payable in 2018 and Enterprise Fund Transfers

 

 

A.

Resolution to Adopt Economic Development Authority 2018 Budget and 2017 Tax Levy Payable 2018

 

 

B.

Resolution to Adopt City of Moorhead's 2018 Budget, 2017 Tax Levy Payable 2018 and 2018 Enterprise Fund Transfers

 

 

41.

Mayor and Council Reports

 

 

42.

City Manager Reports - Updates

 

 

43.

Executive Session - Labor Negotiations Update

 

 

A.

Resolution to Approve Labor Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Moorhead and International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), Local 1323 Assistant Fire Chiefs

 

 

B.

Resolution to Approve Labor Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Moorhead and Law Enforcement Labor Services (LELS), Local 69 Police Officers

 

 

C.

Resolution to Approve Labor Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Moorhead and American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 65, Local 1450

 

 

44.

New Business

 

 

45.

Citizens Addressing the Council (continued, if necessary)

 

 

 

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

 

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