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									                               OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS
     OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF CITY COMMISSIONERS HELD
      JUNE 10, 2008 AT 7:30 P.M. AT CITY HALL IN WILLISTON, NORTH DAKOTA.


MOTION BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to appoint Commissioner Lawson as the
Acting President for the Board of City Commission.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Acting President Jim Lawson called the meeting to order.

Acting President Lawson entertained a motion to move 11.C: Four Wheel Ordinance to 6.B,
9.H.1: Economic Vehicle, 7.D: Mida Bond Request from Bethel.

MOTION BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to make the following additions and
changes to the agenda: motion to move 11.C: Four Wheel Ordinance to 6.B, 9.H.1:
Economic Vehicle, 7.D: Mida Bond Request from Bethel
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

1.     Roll Call of Commissioners

COMMISSIONERS PRESENT: Brent Bogar, Brad Bekkedahl, Jim Lawson

COMMISSIONERS ABSENT: Frank Underhill, E. Ward Koeser

OTHERS PRESENT: John Kautzman, Tom Rolfstad, Doug Lalim, Chief Lokken, Chief
Hanson, Kent Jarcik, Monte Meiers

2.     Consent Agenda
             A.     Reading and Approval of Minutes for:
                    1.     Regular Meeting Dated May 27, 2008
             B.     Auditor
                    1.     Accounts, Claims and Bills

                           FINANCE & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT:
                                     RECORD ONLY:
           FIRST   NATIONAL BANK        RECORD ONLY               14,751.12
           FIRST   NATIONAL BANK        RECORD ONLY               14,162.44
           FIRST   NATIONAL BANK        RECORD ONLY               14,085.06
           FIRST   NATIONAL BANK        RECORD ONLY                    5.20
           FIRST   NATIONAL BANK        RECORD ONLY               13,393.16
           FIRST   NATIONAL BANK        RECORD ONLY               89,668.98
           FIRST   NATIONAL BANK        RECORD ONLY               48,738.42
                                                                ____________
                                            SUBTOTAL             194,804.38

                                         PREPAIDS:
           PAYROLL 6/06/08                 CHECK #08997-09078    129,502.55
           ND STATE DISBURSE. UNIT         Child Support           1,359.10
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           MONTANA CSED                 Child Support               170.50
           SLND-GUARANTOR               Garnishment                 178.78
           JESSICA LYNCH                #4791214                    400.00
           NATHAN RETTIG                #4791305                    150.00
           ADRIAN WRIGHT                #4791277                    250.00
           BASIN BROKERS                Commission                  600.00
           FREDRICKSEN REAL ESTATE      Commission                2,970.00
           DOUG LALIM                   MEALS                       123.06
           BASIN BROKERS                Commission                  210.00
           U.S. POST MASTER             POSTAGE                     937.62
           WILLISTON CHAPTER DAV        Van Berkum                  177.59
           WMS. CO. TREAS./RECORDER     Recording Fee               181.10
           U.S. POST MASTER             Postage Bal                  38.10
           WILLISTON CHAPTER DAV        1524                          1.00
           DEPT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS     Van Berkum                  177.59
                                                               ____________
                                        SUBTOTAL                137,426.99

                             COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT:

                                                               ____________
                                                    SUBTOTAL

                                       FINANCE:
           BRENTON HENDRICKSON          DEPOSIT REF                  16.10
           BARCO PRODUCTS CO.           Smokers Cease                85.50
           BRADY MARTZ CPA              AUDIT                     8,400.00
           CITY LAUNDRY                 Mats                         16.80
           CITY OF WILLISTON            AUDITOR                      80.00
           CITY OF WILLISTON            AUDITOR IBM                  52.29
           FORT UNION SUPPLY & TRADE    Cleaner                     129.80
           GAFFANEY'S                   Calcul Tape                  55.99
           GERALD A. HERMAN             COMPUTER SERV                50.00
           KAREN LARSON                 BCBS Seminar                 78.65
           MEDQUEST                     Control Bx                  120.00
           OFFICE OF STATE AUDITOR       SUB AUDITS              15,000.00
           PITNEY BOWES, INC.           Ink Cart                    109.48
           PURCHASE POWER               PSTGE                       121.45
           RAMKOTA HOTEL                BCBS Seminar                 55.00
           VERIZON WIRELESS             STATEMENT                   163.61
           WCS TELECOM                  AUDITOR                      88.09
           WILLISTON HERALD             SUBSCRIPTION                110.00
           PETER H. FURUSETH            ATTY FEES                 5,172.00
           SCHMITZ LAW OFFICE           statement                 3,224.50
           EL RANCHO CORP.              MEALS                        70.16
           PURCHASE POWER               PSTGE                        12.04
           WCS TELECOM                  CITY COMM                   174.06
           PETER H. FURUSETH            MUNICIPAL JDG               200.00
           MCKENNETT STENEHJEM          statement                    50.00
           PURCHASE POWER               POSTAGE                      84.73
           CITY OF WILLISTON            Water                       122.75
           MON-DAK PLG & HTG, INC.      Filters                     106.00
           MDU                          UTILITIES                 1,289.65
           U.S. POST MASTER             Box Rent                    208.00
           CITY LAUNDRY                 wet mops                     20.70
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           CITY LAUNDRY               Bar mop                        9.70
           CITY LAUNDRY               Safety Mats                   60.60
           CITY OF WILLISTON          sidewalk main                100.00
           HOME OF ECONOMY            weedkiller                    19.99
           NEMONT                     phone                         97.66
           MDU                        UTILITIES                  1,208.77
           NICE PLUMBING & HEATING    sewer maint                  275.00
           NICE PLUMBING & HEATING    sink faucet                   71.07
           NORTHWEST SUPPLY CO.       mop heads                     53.97
           PRO SAFE PEST CONTROL      pest control                 121.00
           PURCHASE POWER             POSTAGE                        2.46
           UPPER MISSOURI DISTRICT    TOBACCO TRNG                  50.00
           OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE   ANNEX HEARING                242.55
           NORMA MAXWELL              RELEAF                        54.99
           FEE INSURANCE AGENCY       VEH INS                    1,162.00
           HEWLETT-PACKARD            COMP EQ                    1,270.00
           HEWLETT-PACKARD            Dock Station                 130.00
           VERIZON WIRELESS           STATEMENT                     58.85
           WCS TELECOM                EC DEV                        81.08
           COMMUNICATION WORKS        writing                    1,500.00
           GAFFANEY'S                 OFFICE SUPPLY                 44.72
           PURCHASE POWER             POSTAGE                       82.87
                        WCS TELECOM                PLANNING
                                                              ____________
                                       SUBTOTAL                 41,990.57

                                       TOTAL                   374,221.94

                       STREETS, SANITATION & IMPROVEMENTS:
           PURCHASE POWER             POSTAGE                       26.54
           SOURIS RIVER TELECOMM.     CITY ENGINEER                  6.43
           VERIZON WIRELESS           STATEMENT                     92.31
           BASIN TIRE SERVICE,INC.    tires                        508.72
           BORDER STATES ELECTRIC     screws-tape                   47.74
           CITY OF WILLISTON          LIGHTS                       375.00
           CITY OF WILLISTON          ROADS/STREET               1,040.65
           CITY OF WILLISTON          WATER                        105.00
           EBEL INC.                  service                       82.00
           FORT UNION SUPPLY & TRADE floor mat                      55.50
           MDU                        UTILITIES                  5,269.60
           POLAR REFRIGERATION, INC. service                       100.25
           PURCHASE POWER             POSTAGE                      122.44
           SOURIS RIVER TELECOMM.     roads & stree                  1.17
           SOURIS RIVER TELECOMM.     PW ADMINISTRA                 39.44
           UNITED BUILDING CENTERS    supplies                      21.94
           CARQUEST WESTERN AUTO      filters                       28.46
           CARQUEST WESTERN AUTO      valve stems                   33.36
           CITY OF WILLISTON          SHOP                          95.17
           DUANE'S RADIATOR SHOP      unit #5434                    61.00
           HORIZON RESOURCES          gear lube                     58.05
           HORIZON RESOURCES          grease                        82.40
           HORIZON RESOURCES          washers-pins                   4.08
           FLEXIBLE PIPE TOOL CO.     unit #4394                   313.21
           HAUGEN'S, INC.             switches                      52.03
           INTERSTATE POWER SYSTEMS   parts-labor                  169.84
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           INTERSTATE POWER SYSTEMS    unit #5172               8,699.15
           KOIS BROTHERS EQUIP CO      parts                       301.88
           NAPA AUTO PARTS             battery                      70.29
           NAPA AUTO PARTS             bearing seal                 31.94
           NAPA AUTO PARTS             oil filters                 145.16
           NAPA AUTO PARTS             7215                         19.28
           NORTHWEST SUPPLY CO.        supplies                    150.98
           PETE'S TRUCK & SALVAGE      spring                       56.00
           POLAR REFRIGERATION, INC.   ice machine                 207.60
           PRAXAIR DISTRIBUTION INC    gas                          91.84
           SOURIS RIVER TELECOMM.      CITY SHOP                     1.37
           TRACTOR & EQUIPMENT CO.     ENGINE REPAIR            2,348.52
           WILLISTON TRUE VALUE        supplies                     23.27
           CITY OF WILLISTON           SANTI COLLECT               232.14
           CITY OF WILLISTON           REF COLL                  7,333.00
           HOME OF ECONOMY             tool box                    269.99
           HOME OF ECONOMY             PAINT                         8.97
           SOURIS RIVER TELECOMM.      SANTI COLLECT                 2.67
           BADLANDS STEEL              PIPE-ANGLE                   29.96
           CITY OF WILLISTON           LANDFILL                 2,348.52
           CITY OF WILLISTON           REF LANDFILL            10,000.00
           GAFFANEY'S                  BACK UP                      79.99
           MON-DAK PLG & HTG, INC.     tank-needles                205.70
           MOUNTRAIL-WILLIAMS REC      utilities                   330.29
           NAPA AUTO PARTS             tools                         8.62
           PREBLE MEDICAL SERVICE      A Oyen                       50.00
           CITY OF WILLISTON           RECYCLE                  4,705.38
           MDU                         UTILITIES                   439.60
           OPPORTUNITY FOUNDATION      MAR-MAY                  5,475.00
           CRETEX CONCRETE PROD W      WATER IMPROV             1,027.80
           VECTOR CONTROL DIST #1      08-02 voucher               737.83
           VECTOR CONTROL DIST #1      08-04 voucher            1,924.66
           VECTOR CONTROL DIST #1      08-17 Marbrgr           47,100.00
           VECTOR CONTROL DIST #1      8-03 voucher             4,406.18
           DOEDEN CONSTRUCTION         D08-1                   14,150.93
                                                             ____________
                                        TOTAL                 121,806.84

                        WATER, SEWER, CEMETERY & AIRPORT:
           CITY OF WILLISTON          Water Dep                    271.65
           JESSICA LYNNER             DEP REFUND                    40.10
           DAVID BOECK                DEPOSIT REF                   10.00
           LEO BOHL                   DEPOSIT REF                   31.27
           BRENTON HENDRICKSON        DEP REFUND                    13.65
           SEPTEMBER LABOYD           DEPOSIT REF                   22.67
           LINDA MOE                  DEPOSIT REF                   14.56
           CITY OF WILLISTON          BUILDING INSP                 19.00
           CITY OF WILLISTON          BLDG INSPN                    16.60
           C'MON INN                  ROOM                         110.00
           CULLIGAN                   WATER                         24.00
           INT'L CODE COUNCIL         REGISTRATION                 485.00
           PURCHASE POWER             POSTAGE                      532.40
           TRI-COUNTY GLASS           WINDSHIELD                   375.00
           VERIZON WIRELESS           STATEMENT                     56.23
           WCS TELECOM                BLDING                         4.16
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           ADVANCED ENGINEERING &     P-150                     5,624.00
           CITY OF WILLISTON          SEWER COLL                  422.90
           CITY OF WILLISTON          SEWER COLL                  916.00
           DAKOTA PUMP & CONTROL      rebuild pump              4,474.36
           CITY OF WILLISTON          SEWER TRMT                  833.00
           COLONIAL RESEARCH          suspend                   1,175.22
           MDU                        UTILITIES                 5,930.18
           SOURIS RIVER TELECOMM.     SEWER TREATME                   .32
           CITY OF WILLISTON          Interest                       6.47
           CITY OF WILLISTON          WATER ADMIN               6,933.43
           CITY OF WILLISTON          WATER DISB                    55.19
           FARGO WATER EQUIPMENT CO   METERS                   27,846.00
           JESSICA LYNNER             INT ON DEP                     2.02
           PURCHASE POWER             POSTAGE                     325.96
           U.S. POST MASTER           Annual Fee                  180.00
           VERIZON WIRELESS           STATEMENT                     61.54
           BRENTON HENDRICKSON        INT ON DEP                     7.29
           ADVANCED ENGINEERING &     P-153                       240.00
           AGRI INDUSTRIES, INC.      adapter                        8.83
           AGRI INDUSTRIES, INC.      parts                       135.56
           CITY OF WILLISTON          WATER DISTRIB               232.51
           CITY OF WILLISTON          WATER DISB                2,135.29
           WILLISTON HOME&LUMBER      supplies                      99.73
           HOME OF ECONOMY            supplies                      16.91
           JOE'S DIGGING SERVICE INC 06 invoice                 3,765.65
           MDU                        UTILITIES                   473.34
           NORTHERN WATER WORKS       clamp                       459.97
           NORTHERN WATER WORKS       parts                         41.45
           OILIND SAFETY              vests                         51.85
           SPORT A BOUT               t-shirts                    137.25
           SOURIS RIVER TELECOMM.     WATER DISTRIB                  1.44
           SUNDBY SERVICES            repairs                   2,510.70
           VERIZON WIRELESS           STATEMENT                     94.04
           VERIZON WIRELESS WILLISTO pouch                          24.99
           ADVANCED ENGINEERING &     P-125                     1,402.50
           CITY OF WILLISTON          WATER TRMT                    83.00
          HOME OF ECONOMY            CREDIT                        25.99-
           HOME OF ECONOMY            DISCONNECT                    25.99
           HOME OF ECONOMY            SUPPLIES                      64.65
           ITASCA SYSTEMS, INC.       freight                     392.20
           MODERN MACHINE WORKS       repair motor                339.00
           MDU                        UTILITIES                12,473.62
           MVTL/MINNESOTA VALLEY      carbon                        63.00
           NATIONAL-OILWELL           gasket                        77.04
           PRISTINE WATER SOLUTIONS   PHI 220                   4,767.10
           PRISTINE WATER SOLUTIONS   PHI-8101E-55              4,023.18
           SOURIS RIVER TELECOMM.     WATER TREAT P                  6.94
           WILLISTON TRUE VALUE       TRIMMER LINE                  12.99
           VESSCO, INC.               switches                    204.31
           WILLIAMS RURAL WATER ASSO water                          75.51
           CITY OF WILLISTON          CEMETERY                  2,433.54
           CITY OF WILLISTON          WATER                         34.25
           CITY OF WILLISTON          CEMETERY                    291.50
           COLLECTION CENTER, INC.    Collec. Reimb               116.63
           PURCHASE POWER             POSTAGE                       15.53
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           SOURIS RIVER TELECOMM.      CEMETERY                     1.08
           CITY OF WILLISTON           Water                      143.60
           FORT UNION SUPPLY & TRADE   SUPPLIES                   413.50
           HEWLETT-PACKARD             COMP EQ                  1,275.00
           MIKE'S WINDOW               WINDOW CLNING              300.00
           NORTHERN PLAINS             ADVERTISING                488.00
           PURCHASE POWER              POSTAGE                      3.77
           TRACTOR SUPPLY PLAN         SUPPLIES                   190.24
           VERIZON WIRELESS            STATEMENT                  120.50
           WILLISTON AREA              BUILD WILLIST              250.00
           WILLISTON HERALD            ADVERTISING                138.00
           KADRMAS LEE & JACKSON INC   PROJ 25                    617.81
                                                             ____________
                                        TOTAL                  98,067.67

           AMBULANCE, BUILDING INSPECTION, TRAFFIC SAFETY, FIRE, LEC &
           MDU                        UTILITIES                  40.90
           CITY OF WILLISTON          Water                     168.35
           EBEL INC.                  FAX MACHINE                82.00
           GAFFANEY'S                 PAPER                       6.79
           INTERSTATE POWER SYSTEMS   ENGINE 8                1,041.28
           MDU                        ELECTRIC                1,974.41
           VERIZON WIRELESS           STATEMENT                  81.80
           DATA.911                   Equipt.                 3,063.00
           BRUCE'S PLG & HTG, INC.    FIX TOILET                 70.77
           CITY OF WILLISTON          POLICE DEPT               201.41
           CITY OF WILLISTON          4/01--5/02/08              43.20
           CITY OF WILLISTON          POLICE IBM                200.00
           CORY COLLINGS              2008 DETECT.              300.00
           HORIZON RESOURCES          PROPANE                    24.79
           GAFFANEY'S                 FILE FOLDERS               44.74
           HOME OF ECONOMY            BRAKES                    226.23
           MILLY'S ALTERATIONS        EMBLEMS                    10.00
           MILLY'S ALTERATIONS        HEM/PATCH                  20.00
           MILLY'S ALTERATIONS        JACKET EMBLEM              13.00
           MILLY'S ALTERATIONS        PANTS                      14.00
           MILLY'S ALTERATIONS        PATCHES                     3.00
           NORTHERN PLAINS            ARMED FORCES              100.00
           NORTHERN PLAINS            CLICK/TICKET              100.00
           NORTHERN PLAINS            MEMORIAL DAY               50.00
           PURCHASE POWER             POSTAGE                    60.85
           SOURIS RIVER TELECOMM.     05/22/08                   33.79
           VERIZON WIRELESS           STATEMENT                 247.74
           VISA                       OFFICE SUPP                26.80
           VISA                       OPERATING                 199.15
           WILLISTON/WMS. CO. - LEC   MAY 2008                  388.96
           WILLISTON FIRE & SAFETY    RECHARGE                   30.98
           CITY OF WILLISTON          911                       616.00
           JANET JOHNSRUD             APCO CLASS                 37.50
           VERIZON WIRELESS           STATEMENT                  30.77
           MED MEDIA                  MAINT AGREE               199.00
           PURCHASE POWER             POSTAGE                   108.96
           UPPER MISSOURI DISTRICT    SHOTS                      50.00
           VERIZON WIRELESS           STATEMENT                  62.87
           WCS TELECOM                AMB MODEM                    .73
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           LAURA SIMPSON                   CALL 417473                    40.52
           MDU                             UTILITIES                       45.88
                                                                    ____________
                                           TOTAL                      10,060.17
                                           GRAND TOTAL               604,156.62

                     2.     Application for Special Permit to Sell Alcoholic Beverages
                            a.      The Sports Den ~ Brian Goehring
                                                   Blast Street Dance ~ July 5th, 2008
                     3.     Application for a Local Permit or Charity Local Permit
                            a.      Bethel Home Relay for Life Team ~ Paula K. Schilke
                                    Raffle ~ July 31, 2008
                            b.      Mercy Medical Center Auxiliary ~ Dorthy Rose Hokanson
                                    Raffle ~ July 30, 2008
                     4.     Application for House Movers License
                            a.      Joel Andres
                     5.     Application for Fuel-Gas Piping License
                            a.      Anthony Allen – Pipe-KO Gas Piping
                     6.     Application for Master Plumber’s License
                            a.      Eric Braaten – Braaten Plumbing
                     7.     Approval for Master Mechanic’s License
                            a.      Jacob MacDonald – MacDonald Enterprises
                C.   Building Official
                D    City Planner
                E.   Assessor

MOTION BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to approve the Consent Agenda as
presented to the City Commission.
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

3.     Bid Openings
4.     Public Hearings
       A.     Providing Alcohol to Minors Complaint, Pizza Hut

Will be addressed at the June 24th City Commission Meeting.

5.     Accounts, Claims and Bills Not Approved in the Consent Agenda
6.     Ordinances
       A.     Second Reading of Ordinance No. 904: An Ordinance Amending Ordinance No.
       875 Amending Section 10-63 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Williston, Adopting
       Fees Required for Violation of the Speed Limits in the City of Williston, North Dakota

MOTION BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to adopt the second reading of Ordinance
No. 904: An Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 875 Amending Section 10-63 of the Code
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of Ordinances, City of Williston, Adopting Fees Required for Violation of the Speed Limits
in the City of Williston, North Dakota.
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

       B.     First Reading of Ordinance No 905: An Ordinance Amending Section 10-387 of
the Code of Ordinances for the City of Williston, North Dakota, Relating to Snowmobiles and
All Terrain Vehicles.

MOTION BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to approve the First Reading of Ordinance
No 905: An Ordinance Amending Section 10-387 of the Code of Ordinances for the City of
Williston, North Dakota, Relating to Snowmobiles and All Terrain Vehicles.
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT
7.     Petitions, Communications and Remonstrances
       A.      Request to Block Main Street from Front Street to 1st Avenue ~ Salvation Army

The Salvation Army in Williston is celebrating 100 years in the community and they would like
to hold a carnival for the community on August 2, 2008. They are requesting to block off Main
Street from Front Street to 1st Avenue.

MOTION BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to refer to the Street Committee to review.
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

       B.     Request for Rental Fee Waived for NDPOA Convention ~ Bob Stancel

Request was made by Bob Stancel to waive the curtain divider rental fee for the NDPOA
Convention being held August 11, 2008 through August 15, 2008.

MOTION BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to waive the rental fee for the NDPOA
Convention August 11-15th, 2008.
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

       C.     “Erase Your E-waste” Donation Request ~ Dan Saint
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Dan Saint with the Upper Missouri District Health Unit thanked the Commission for their
generous donation last year of $1,000.00. He noted they recycled 11,500 pounds of materials
that otherwise would have ended up in the City landfill.

MOTION BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to grant up to $1,000 for the “Erase Your
E-waste” recycle project.
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

      D.     Mida Bond Request from Bethel

MOTION BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to pass Resolution 08-15.1: Resolution
authorizing publication of notice of hearing pursuant to North Dakota Century Code
Chapter 40-57.
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

8.    Report of Commissioners
      A.     President of the Board
      B.     Vice-President; Street and Improvement, Sanitation and Public Works
             Commissioner
      C.     Fire, Police and Ambulance Commissioner
      D.     Finance Commissioner
      E.     Water Works, Sewer, Cemetery, Airport, Building and Planning Commissioner
9.    Report of Department Heads
      A.     City Auditor
             1.      Request to Hang Shut off Tags for Non-Compliant Meter Installation
                     Candidates

Kautzman would like to have the Commissions approval to hang shut off notices for non-
compliant water customers regarding switching to radio meters.

MOTION BY BOGAR, 2ND BY BEKKEDAHL, to use the hang off tags to get the citizens
attention so they will comply and contact Backflow and Meter Resources to schedule an
appointment to switch out the meters.
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

      B.     Attorney
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                1.     Marcil Development Proposal

The Marcil Group had an option on the overall park for redevelopment and that expires June 15.
They have decided to focus on the development of an “Oilfield Industry Housing Complex” that
would build upon the two 36 plexes they are soon to open, and add an additional eight 36 plexes
as the demand develops. That would require 17.7 acres.

Rolfstad added part of the request is to be allowed the use Tax Increment Financing. The
developer would basically need to go in and tear out what infrastructure is on the 17.7 acres and
recreate that area. It would require the city to go through the regular TIF process. Kautzman
feels the redevelopment should be extended to the 20th of June with the idea that we continue to
work towards final terms.

Bekkedahl thought the initial discussions were that the city would look at making the land usable
through a TIF, but not placing the improvements under and above ground and doesn’t believe
putting in the new infrastructure should be in the TIF at all. He recalls the TIF being discussed
to give the property to a blank phase where there wouldn’t be any extra cost involved in putting
in the infrastructure and doesn’t remember talking about TIF dollars being used for a public
community center.

MOTION BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to extend the agreement negotiations till
the 20th of June.
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

                2.     Cimmaron Heights RFP

Rolfstad stated the group would like to see development on the land and looked at the idea of
going out on a request for proposals on the remaining 60 acres.

MOTON BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to place the request for proposals on 60
acres on Cimmaron Heights Trailer Park on the Unfinished Business of the City
Commission agenda for consideration next meeting of placing an RFP out to the public to
seek developer interest in creating more housing solutions in Williston.
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

       C.       Director of Public Works/City Engineer
                1.     Special Road Funds

Meiers presented a letter from the NDDOT regarding the Special Road Funds grant application.
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The grants are for the construction and maintenance of access roads to and within recreational,
tourist, and historical areas. Meiers asked Parks and Recreation manager Darrin Krueger if they
had any projects they’d like to see if the City would sponsor and hasn’t received a reply from
them. The deadline is June 20th, 2008.

MOTION BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to authorize the City Engineer to submit
Special Road Funds grant application to NDDOT for the Railroad Park Improvement that
may be eligible for this funding.
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

       D.     Fire Chief
       E.     Chief of Police
       F.     Building Official
       G.     City Planner
       H.     Economic Development
              1.     Vehicle

In the budget meeting for 2008, Economic Development was approved an allotted amount of
money for transportation. Rolfstad would like to request permission to purchase a vehicle for the
Economic Development department.

MOTION BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to approve up to the remaining total
allotment of funds in the Economic Development transportation line to be used towards the
purchase of a used vehicle if needed.
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

       I.     Airport
              1.      Property Sales

According to the FAA, Lots 1-9, Block 7 of Sloulin Field First Addition are considered airport
property and would need to follow the rules and guidelines in order to maintain the grant
assurances. Marburger highly recommends making the lots long term leases and for airport
related aviation uses only.

MOTION BY BOGAR, 2ND BY BEKKEDAHL, to change the property as Lots 1-9, Block 7
of Sloulin Field First Addition back to long term lease.
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
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CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

      J.     Assessor
      K.     Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
10.   Appointments and Consultations with Officers
11.   Unfinished Business
      A.     Amendment to JS & DL Development Agreement regarding Phase II

Meiers recommends removing from the agenda until further notice from JS & DL Development.

MOTION BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to remove from the agenda until further
notice from JS & DL Development.
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

      B.     Service Drug Alley Improvement Block 6, Original Townsite - Missouri Valley
             Communication

MOTION BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to remove from the agenda until further
notice
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

      C.     Request to Place Sewer and Water Profile and Related Committees under the
             Street and Sanitation Profile

MOTION BY BOGAR, 2ND BY BEKKEDAHL, to remove from the agenda.
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

      D.     Storm Water Ordinance

Remains on hold

      E.     Proposed Zone Change from A: Agricultural to R-1A: Rural Residential for
             unplatted property containing 91.2 acres, located in N1/2 Section 3, T154N,
             R101W, Williston Township and review Preliminary Plat for Saddle Ridge Ranch
             Subdivision. –Owan
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Bekkedahl asked at the last Board of City Commission meeting if the Board could restrict the
development to no rural water hook-ups until they agree to annex into the City of Williston and
the Attorney, in his opinion, the broad powers laid out in the North Dakota State law for cities,
that the board can put these restrictions on the Owan development.

An additional question Bekkedahl addressed is at this point all the property is controlled by one
party where it could be annexed in as a lump property. If we put this provision in and we have
twenty seven different owners out there and one party wants to be annexed to get water, would
this create a situation for the City? Furuseth said if you put the restriction on the whole works
everyone will have to annex at once and would need to be identified as such at the County office.
Kautzman pointed out Minot went through a similar situation where the developer was unwilling
to annex and the city stood firm and ultimately sold to a different party which was willing to
work with the city and annexed and moved forward.

Meiers added there are 240 acres that are being developed west of town that will be a similar
type of lots and feels the annexation should be dealt with now if we are to approve the lots.

MOTION BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to grant the proposed zone change from
A: Agricultural to R-1A: Rural Residential for unplatted property containing 91.2 acres,
located in N1/2 Section 3, T154N, R101W, Williston Township and review Preliminary
Plat for Saddle Ridge Ranch Subdivision, contingent upon the City of Williston allowing no
rural water hook-ups to the area without annexation to the City of Williston on all the
property involved and a write of review for the full board at our next meeting if requested
by the Owans.
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

       F.     Little Muddy Subdivision Lot 5R - Doug Lalim

Ad Hoc met and discussed the street along 14th Avenue East and the other issue was the
contingency of Lalim selling is home first before purchasing Lot 5R, Little Muddy Subdivision.
Since then Lalim has taken the contingency off and came in agreement with Ad Hoc regarding
the street remaining.

MOTION BY BOGAR, 2ND BY BEKKEDAHL, to accept the offer to purchase Little
Muddy Subdivision Lot 5R in the amount of $7,000 from Doug Lalim.
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

      G.      Transload Facility
Remains on the table.
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12.    New Business

Furuseth stated Randy Keene, representative of Harriet Weisgerber Estate, is in agreement with
everything that needs to be done to the home 803 1st Avenue West, but after checking the title on
the property, Robert and Carol Peggin have a contract for deed on the property.

Furuseth would like to have Lalim come back the first Commission meeting in July with
recommendations, adding there needs to be a certified letter sent to the Peggin Family letting
them knows they have the right to appear.

MOTION BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to set a Public Hearing as requested by the
City Attorney for the July 8th, 2008 Commission meeting
AYE: Bogar, Bekkedahl, Lawson
NAY: None
ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Underhill, Koeser
CARRIED 3-0 WITH 2 ABSENT

13.    Executive Session
14.    Adjourn

MOTION BY BEKKEDAHL, 2ND BY BOGAR, to adjourn.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

								
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