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					January 4, 2010
The Burlington City Council held their regular meeting January 4, 2010. Present were: Mayor Jerome
Gruenberg, Council members Tim Hoff, Brett Casavant, Jack Anderson, Wayne Walter, Auditor Diane Fugere,
Public Works Director Clint Cogdill, Dennis Snodgrass, PW Assistant, Delvin Stemen, Suzette & Art Perron.
Hoff moved to approve the minutes of the December 7 & 18, 2009 meetings, Anderson seconded and motion
carried.

Walter moved to approve bills and payroll with the exception of $182 to Dacotah Bank for the Burlington Fire
Department Haunted House Rider, Anderson seconded and motion carried.

Clint asked about purchasing a snow blower for the Bobcat at a cost of $3500.00. Casavant moved to approve
purchase, Anderson seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

Suzette & Art Perron appeared before council with concerns regarding the city’s procedure in dealing with sex
offenders moving in to the city. Mayor Gruenberg asked Officer Snodgrass to follow up on this request for
information by contacting the Minot Police Department. Mayor Gruenberg will also check with Ward County
Attorney Rosa Larson.

Walter moved on first reading to approve ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE GRANT OF CABLE
COMMUNICATIONS FRANCHISES IN THE CITY OF BURLINGTON, Anderson seconded and motion
carried on unanimous roll-call vote with Casavant abstaining.

Council reviewed bids received on the 2001 Crown Vic and 1987 IHC snowplow:
        2001 Crown Vic                         1987 IHC
        Ray Neshem $501.26                     Ray Neshem             $1501.26
        Ray Nichols     $350.00                Pat Schmidt            $1500.00
        Marlon Grubb $500.00                   Randy Fyllesvold       $6000.00
Hoff moved to award the high bid of $825.00 on the Crown Vic to Pat Schmidt, Walter seconded and motion
carried unanimously. Casavant moved to award the high bid of $6000.00 on the snowplow to Randy
Fyllesvold, Walter seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Due to a worn disk in the main PRV there have been pressure fluctuations over the past several weeks. He
estimated the cost of repair at $3000. Clint did the work himself at approximately $500.00.

Brett informed council he tested the locating equipment and it works well. Clint will stop at their office to pick
up the locater.

Discussion followed on water sales to individuals. Clint can run a fill-pipe from the shop to the outside of the
building with an electric solenoid switch inside to turn off access. Estimated cost at about $500.00 if he does
the work himself. Water would be available during regular work hours with purchasers stopping in the city hall
office to pay before they pump. Walter moved to approve installation of this hose with the price of water at
$10.00 per thousand, Hoff seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Diane asked council about Minot Vet Clinic’s request that the city pay the remainder of Tammy and Duane
Foreid’s bill as they released the Husky’s without full payment. Council did not approve paying this bill.

Walter moved to approve a Declaration of Emergency due to the December 2009 snowstorm, Casavant
seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Burlington Electric recommended replacing the electrical panel after the influent line from the wells froze and
broke at Well #2 building. The matter was tabled at this time.
The Safety Committee recommended Clint purchase a ladder/pipe rack for the pickup as the water shutoff key
sticks out the back and it is a safety concern. Council member Jack Anderson has a rack he does not use and
offered to give it to the city.

Clint asked about putting up a cold storage building approximately 25x50, pole barn type. Council asked him to
get estimates for review at the next meeting.

Walter moved to approve United Community Bank, Burlington as the city’s designated bank, Anderson
seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Council gave permission for Diane to attend NDLC’s March Madness March 23 & 24 in Bismarck.

After review of the ND State Lab Contract, Hoff moved to approve, Casavant seconded and motion carried
unanimously.

Officer Snodgrass asked about the city donating 10 of the top railing pipes in the impound lot to Northern
Outlaw Wrestling as the city has no use for them. Council approval was given.

Council asked Officer Snodgrass to move forward with disposal of the Subaru impounded by the Police
Department several months ago.

With no further business to come before the board, the meeting adjourned.

 Check                                                        13180   Cindy Bader                       505.34
   #      Payee                           Net                 13181   Clint Cogdill                   1,138.54
 13150    Cindy Bader                      463.23             13182   Keith Crabb                       980.83
 13151    Clint Cogdill                  1,138.54             13183   Diane Fugere                    1,119.94
 13152    Keith Crabb                    1,003.78             13184   Cari Olson                        168.38
 13153    Diane Fugere                   1,119.94             13185   Dennis Snodgrass                  981.52
 13154    Linda Schwandt                     3.00             13186   Delvin Stemen                     487.60
 13155    Rod Schwandt                      83.12             13187   Jerome Gruenberg                  184.70
 13156    Dennis Snodgrass                 981.52             13188   Tim Hoff                          193.94
 13157    State Disbursement Unit          181.00             13189   Wayne Walter                      101.59
 13158    Ackerman-Estvold Eng          10,615.75             13190   Jack Anderson                     152.38
 13159    Burlington Post Office           364.00             13191   Brett Casavant                    152.38
 13160    Carquest                         395.46             13192   AFLAC                              70.40
 13161    Galls                            137.49             13193   State Disbursement Unit           181.00
 13162    General Trading                   38.96             13194   NDPERS                          1,240.00
 13165    Little Falls Machine, Inc      8,060.00             13195   Prudential                        136.87
 13164    NDIRF                             13.35             13196   UCB                             3,175.82
 13165    Northwestern Power Equip         251.02             13197   Burlington Electric                79.00
 13166    Oilind                            69.99             13198   Circle Sanitation               3,796.16
 13167    Sundre Sand & Gravel           1,160.54             13199   Hach                               81.02
 13168    Trinity Health                    20.00             13200   Herman, December                    4.15
 13169    United #7                      1,330.10             13201   Jesperson Excavating            1,380.00
 13170    Visa                             622.79             13202   Landro, Garett                     50.20
 13171    Xcel Energy                    2,351.97             13203   Lesmann, Karter                   270.00
 13172    Behms                            194.76             13204   MDU                               593.17
 13173    Blue Cross/Blue Shield         1,225.15             13205   Mowbray & Son                      95.15
 13174    General Trading                   20.33             13206   NDLC                              301.00
 13175    Gooseneck Implement            1,000.00                     ND State Tax
 13176    Menards                           90.53             13207   Commissioner                     486.00
 13177    Northwestern Power Equip         204.81             13208   Schocks                           20.95
 13178    SRT                              509.21             13209   Swanston                         138.40
 13179    VISA                             419.76             13210   Bremer Insurance                  18.00
 13211     Minot Daily News                 64.19            13213    Ward Co Auditor's Office      6,692.34
 13212     US Bank Corp Trust              425.00            13214    Jami Wolf-Kokot                 112.00

Respectfully submitted,

________________________________                ___________________________________
Diane Fugere, Auditor                           Jerome Gruenberg, Mayor


February 1, 2010
The Burlington City Council held their regular meeting February 1, 2010. Present were: Council President Tim
Hoff, Council members Brett Casavant, Jack Anderson, Wayne Walter, Auditor Diane Fugere, Public Works
Director Clint Cogdill, Police Chief Keith Crabb and Lisa and Steve Kukowski.

Walter moved to approve the minutes of the December January 4, 2010 meeting, Anderson seconded and
motion carried.

Walter moved to approve bills and payroll as presented, Casavant seconded and motion carried.

Officer Crabb reported applying for a 75/25 match grant for $1500 for a new radar unit for the Impala.
Anderson moved to approve applying for this grant, Walter seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Steve and Lisa Kukowski attended the meeting to discuss his qualifications for Ward County Sheriff for the
upcoming election.

Council discussed the option of running the new civil defense sirens periodically. Walter moved to run them
every Monday at noon for 15 seconds, Casavant seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Council reviewed correspondence from United Community Bank that pledged securities are adequate to cover
our investments.

Council reviewed the proposed Forester wage and job description. Walter moved to set the forester wage at
$9/hour and approve the job description as presented, Casavant seconded and motion carried unanimously.

After review of the following record retention schedule, Anderson moved to approve, Walter seconded and
motion carried unanimously.
         Record                          Dates          Term            Disposal
         Liquor License/Raffle Permits   1967-2005      4yrs            landfill
         Journals/Ledgers                1976-2005      3yrs            landfill
         Payroll                         1976-2004      5yrs            shredding
         Bank Statements/Deposits        1987-2003      6yrs            landfill
         Correspondence                  1976-2008      1 year          landfill
         Elections                       under 1999     10yrs           landfill
         Budgets                         1977-2006      3yrs            landfill
         Water Bill Printouts            under 2005     4yrs            landfill
         Dog Licenses                    1986-2005      4yrs            landfill
         Accounts Payable/Vouchers       2003-2006      3yrs            landfill
         Receipts Books                  under 2005     3 years         landfill
         Oath of Office                  1970-2003      6yrs            landfill

Ryan Ackerman informed Diane there might be grant opportunities for the sewer force main through the Clean
Water State Revolving Fund, seconded stimulus. He will keep us informed as this develops.

The bill for the Burlington Fire Department Haunted House liability insurance was again presented. Anderson
moved to pay it, Walter seconded and motion carried unanimously with Casavant abstaining.
Diane informed council and employees the state mileage rate was reduced to .50¢ effective January 1, 2010.

Correspondence to Workforce Safety Insurance regarding our Safe Lift Program was reviewed.

With no further business to come before the board, the meeting adjourned.

 Check #    Payee                       Net                    13241     A-1 Septic Tank              150.00
  13215     Verendrye Electric           187.00                13242     BCBS                       1,225.15
  13216     Cindy Bader                  487.61                13243     Bremer Insurance               6.00
  13217     Clint Cogdill              1,180.98                13244     Circle Sanitation          3,762.02
  13218     Keith Crabb                1,003.78                13245     First Dist Health Unit        96.00
  13219     Diane Fugere               1,169.69                13246     Fugere, Diane                115.97
  13220     Linda Schwandt                92.35                13247     General Trading Co.          192.01
  13221     Rod Schwandt                  46.18                13248     Hawkins                    1,474.63
  13222     Dennis Snodgrass           1,023.24                13249     Johnson, Brad                 50.00
  13223     State Disb Unit              181.00                13250     Lesmann, Karter               90.00
  13224     Visa                         791.33                13251     McDonald, Scott               10.60
  13225     US Post Office                 5.54                13252     Menards                       31.95
  13226     NDRWSA                       110.00                13253     Minot Daily News              42.14
  13227     NDSU Pesticide Prog           65.00                13254     Mordew, Richard               31.14
  13228     US Post Office                84.00                13255     Municipal Gov't Acad         140.00
  13229     AFLAC                         70.40                13256     ND Mun Judge Assoc            37.50
  13230     Cindy Bader                  443.28                13257     ND Rural Water               125.00
  13231     Clint Cogdill              1,180.98                13258     One Call                       9.10
  13232     Keith Crabb                1,069.38                13259     Repair Patrol              1,383.72
  13233     Diane Fugere               1,169.69                13260     SRT                          506.90
  13234     NDPERSS                    1,282.41                13261     SBPC                          96.00
  13235     Cari Olson                   168.38                13262     UCB                        5,000.00
  13236     Prudential                   136.05                13263     Jami Wolf-Kokot              112.00
  13237     Dennis Snodgrass           1,023.24                13264     Workforce Safety           2,686.33
  13238     State Disb Unit              181.00                13265     Xcel Energy                2,806.90
  13239     Delvin Stemen                518.72
  13240     UCB                        3,216.65

Respectfully submitted,

________________________________                  ___________________________________
Diane Fugere, Auditor                             Tim Hoff, Council President

March 1, 2010
The Burlington City Council held their regular meeting March 1, 2010. Present were Mayor Jerome Gruenberg,
Council members Tim Hoff, Brett Casavant, Jack Anderson, Wayne Walter, Auditor Diane Fugere, Public
Works Director Clint Cogdill, Police Sgt. Dennis Snodgrass, Delvin Stemen, Darren Kabanuk & son, Ken
Ferris & Ward County Deputy George Saltsman.

Anderson moved to approve the minutes of the February 1, 2010 meeting, Hoff seconded and motion carried.

Walter moved to approve bills and payroll as presented, Casavant seconded and motion carried.

The Ward County Water Resource Board inquired about hiring the city to move snow at their pump stations.
Council approval was given with Clint asked to check the going rate for bobcat rental and charge the county
accordingly.

Officer Snodgrass asked about a timeline for debris removal of the trailer that burned down in the trailer park
this week. Council asked him to contact the owner of the trailer park regarding this matter.
Council reviewed information on a Community Development Block Grant for the Burlington Sr. Center for new
windows. Casavant moved to approve RESOLUTION OF SPONSORSHIP COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
BLOCK GRANT; Be it resolved that the City of Burlington, North Dakota will act as the sponsoring unit of
government for the project titled Public Housing Rehabilitation to be conducted during a period from April 1,
2010 through December 31, 2011. Mayor Jerome Gruenberg is hereby authorized to apply to the North Dakota
Department of Commerce’s Division of Community Services for funding of this project through the North
Dakota Community Development Block Grant program on behalf of the city of Burlington, Walter seconded
and motion carried.

Deputy George Saltsman with the Ward County Sheriff’s Department appeared before council to address any
issues the city may have.

Ken Faris, 2 Willow Street appeared before council inquiring about replatting his property into 3 lots. He will
hire an engineer to do the plat work.

Diane reported the Forester ad has been sent to the Minot Daily News. The Forestry Committee will screen
applicants and make recommendations to council.

Council reviewed correspondence from Judge Cari Olson recommending writing off a fine due from Trent Bell,
a resident of Canada. The total fine was $25.00: the check was returned NSF with an additional bank fee of
$25.00, totaling $50.00, which we have been unsuccessful in collecting from Mr. Bell. Walter moved to
approved write-off of this fine, Hoff seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Diane asked about voiding check # 12877 for $14.30 payable to Don Zimmerman for a water refund. Mr.
Zimmerman was uncooperative in getting his new address to the office for forwarding and did not return or
respond to several phone calls. Council gave approval to void the check.

Kevin Archer requested the appointment of a committee to review the Disaster Emergency Plan handbook
before the regular council meeting and make recommendations to council for revision. Mayor Gruenberg
appointed the following committee:
        Wayne Walter             Clint Cogdill
        Diane Fugere             Kevin Archer

Council discussed employee performance evaluations and job descriptions for deputy auditor and part-time
public works assistant positions. Diane will gather information for job descriptions for the next regular meeting
and employee evaluations will be done at budget time.

The Burlington/West River Joint Powers Board meeting was scheduled for March 9th at 7:00 pm at the city hall.

A walkthrough of the NAWS project in Burlington is tentatively scheduled for July 14th with representatives
from NAWS, the State Water Commission and various North Dakota Senators with Mayor Gruenberg
attending.

The city’s Tax Equalization Meeting is set for April 26th at 7 p.m. at the city hall.

The Clean Water State Revolving Fund has been informed by Engineer Ackerman of the city’s plan to split the
sewer force main for possible inclusion in the 2nd stimulus package.

Council reviewed Census 2010 information that will be included in the next water bill mailing. Council was
reminded of the importance of accurate census reporting.

Record Retention:
       2003 Personnel files
Hoff moved to approve disposal of these records, Walter seconded, motion carried unanimously.
Diane reviewed information on the Minot Area Safety Association (MASA) with council. They are an
organization formed to provide guidance to individuals responsible for safety in their organizations. Benefits of
the association are monthly presentations on safety topics; networking among safety professionals; membership
to a safety organization; assisting in development of community-wide safety cultures. Annual membership is
$100, which reserves two seats at each monthly meeting. The Safety Committee recommended joining MASA
to council. Casavant moved to approve membership in MASA, Walter seconded, motion carried unanimously.

Diane asked about transferring the Police Association Fund balance with the Police Vehicle Reserve as these
funds have been designated by council for the same usage. Hoff moved to transfer the balance in the Police
Association Fund into the Police Vehicle Reserve, Anderson seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-
call vote.

Council reviewed correspondence from Work Force Safety indicating their approval of the Safe Lift Program
for 2009 and giving the city a refund of $167.63.

With no further business to come before the board, the meeting adjourned.

 Check #    Payee                        Net                   13289     NDPERS                     1,282.41
  13266     MDU                          709.91                13290     UCB                        3,190.74
  13267     Verendrye Electric           187.00                13291     Bank of ND                   750.00
  13268     Burlington Post Office       112.00                13292     Behms                        232.43
  13269     Cindy Bader                  443.28                13293     Black Mt Software          2,364.00
  13270     Clint Cogdill              1,180.98                13294     BCBS                       1,225.15
  13271     Keith Crabb                1,003.78                13295     Carquest                      86.52
  13272     Diane Fugere               1,169.69                13296     Circle Sanitation          3,773.40
  13273     Linda Schwandt                92.35                13297     First Dist Health Unit        36.00
  13274     Rod Schwandt                  46.18                13298     Hach                         162.29
  13275     Dennis Snodgrass           1,023.24                13299     Hawkins                    4,542.77
  13276     State Disb Unit              181.00                13300     Menards                      188.10
  13277     Visa                         750.44                13301     Minot Chrysler                70.65
  13278     Cindy Bader                  398.96                13302     Minot Daily News              73.01
  13279     Alex Cogdill                 113.83                13303     Minot Lumber & Hdw            40.92
  13280     Clint Cogdill              1,180.98                13304     NAPA                          14.96
  13281     Keith Crabb                  980.83                13305     Oilind                       214.88
  13282     Diane Fugere               1,169.69                13306     One Call                      18.20
  13283     Cari Olson                   168.38                13307     Pioneer Research Corp        931.26
  13284     Dennis Snodgrass           1,023.24                13308     Pringle & Herigstad           75.00
  13285     Delvin Stemen                428.18                13309     Share Corp                   133.34
  13286     State Disb Unit              181.00                13310     SRT                          483.80
  13287     AFLAC                         70.40                13311     Jami Wolf-Kokot              112.00
  13288     Prudential                   118.35                13312     Xcel Energy                2,505.94

Respectfully submitted,

________________________________                  ___________________________________
Diane Fugere, Auditor                             Jerome Gruenberg, Mayor

April 5, 2010
The Burlington City Council held their regular meeting April 5, 2010. Present were Mayor Jerome Gruenberg,
Council members Brett Casavant, Wayne Walter, Auditor Diane Fugere, Public Works Director Clint Cogdill,
Police Sgt. Dennis Snodgrass, Delvin Stemen, Engineer Ryan Ackerman, Brian Horinka, Rob Berard and
Rocky Yale.

Walter moved to approve the minutes of the March 1, 2010 meeting, Casavant seconded and motion carried.
Casavant moved to approve bills and payroll as presented with the exception of Applied Concepts pending grant
information from Chief Crabb, Walter seconded and motion carried.

Diane presented the Minot Hockey Boosters gaming licenses for renewal for the Idle Hour and the Hacienda.
Walter moved to approve renewal, Casavant seconded, motion carried unanimously.

With recommendation from the Planning Commission, council members and Engineer Ackerman reviewed
Rocky Yale’s preliminary plat of Olt 34, Sec 1-155N-84W, replatting into Riverwood Addition, Lots 1-4 to the
City of Burlington. Casavant moved to approve the plat granting a variance on street width totaling 60’ on 3rd
Avenue and a variance on Railway Avenue street width totaling 50’, Walter seconded and motion carried
unanimously. Mr. Yale requested a zone change from Ag to R-1; residential. A public hearing will be held on
Monday, May 3, 2010.

The Burlington 1st Responders have acquired a utility vehicle for responding to emergency calls. Insurance on
this vehicle along with equipment and liability totals $978/year. Brian Horinka asked about the possibility of
the city paying for this insurance. Casavant moved to approve paying the premium for one year and checking
the city’s insurance company rates at renewal, Walter seconded and motion carried.

Casavant moved to approve hiring Craig Nett as city forester, Walter seconded and motion carried.

The old sander unit has not been picked up by the purchaser. Council asked Clint to get in touch with the buyer
and give him 30 days to collect the unit. After that time it will be disposed of.

Clint asked about increasing equipment fees. After discussion council instructed Clint the city will not provide
equipment service other than for ordinance non-compliance, with no change in the fee schedule.

Clint spoke with John Pietsch about storing the Hesco Baskets from the 2009 Flood in the county North
building. Jerome will inquire at the county level.

Per correspondence from United Community Bank, pledged securities are adequate to cover our investments.

Engineer Ackerman proposed the following process for Planning Commission meetings to allow adequate time
for review of plats and preparation for meetings:
         Day 1 Developer Submittal received by city office and referred to City Engineer
         Day 7 Engineer’s comments received / Public Hearing Determination
         Day 21 Public Hearing / Planning Commission Meeting
         Day 28 Public Hearing / City Council Meeting
         Adopt the following fees:
         $150.00 Subdivision request
         $150.00 Zoning change
Casavant moved to approve on 1st READING, SECTION 18-2401. LAND SUBDIVISION
REGULATIONS: TITLE, PURPOSE, AUTHORITY AND JURISDICTION:
SECTION 18-2503. FEES:
(1) IN ORDER TO COVER THE COST OF EXAMINING PLANS, ADVERTISING AND HOLDING
PUBLIC HEARING, AND OTHER EXPENSES INCIDENTAL TO THE APPROVAL OF A SUBDIVISION,
THE SUB DIVIDER SHALL PAY A FEE AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION FOR TENTATIVE
APPROVAL OF A PRELIMINARY PLAT. IF, BECAUSE OF THE FAILURE OF SUB DIVIDER TO
SUBMIT A FINAL PLAT WITHIN 12 MONTHS AFTER RECEIVING TENTATIVE APPROVAL, THE
PLAT MUST BE RE-CONSIDERED, THE SUB DIVIDER SHALL BE REQUIRED TO PAY THE FEE
CURRENTLY IN EFFECT AT THE TIME OF RESUBMISSION.
(2) THE FEES FOR APPROVAL OF A SUBDIVISION SHALL BE CHARGED AND COLLECTED AT A
RATE OF $150.00 PLUS AN ADDITIONAL FEE OF $150.00 FOR A ZONING CHANGE REQUEST. ALL
FEES AND PENALTIES COLLECTED SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE CITY
OF BURLINGTON, Walter seconded and motion carried.
With a recommendation from Engineer Ackerman , Walter moved to authorize advertising for bids for Street
Improvement District #4, Phase II (Valley Avenue). Walter moved to authorize Ackerman to advertise for bids
for completion of Street Improvement District #4, Casavant seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Burlington/West River Joint System capital improvements were discussed, specifically the Force Main Project,
with dedicated raw water line from well #4 to well #3. Casavant moved to authorize Ackerman to advertise for
bids, Walter seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Council reviewed a proposal from Sweeney Controls for the control integration related to the NAWS project for
Burlington and West River. This includes a radio telemetry system to communicate with the NAWS vault via
the Burlington controls and augmentation of existing Burlington controls to manage the NAWS vault. This is a
joint project with West River totaling $16,900.00. Casavant moved to authorize Ackerman to advertise for bids,
Walter seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Ackerman recommended council approve the NAWS contract as presented. Walter moved to approve the
NAWS contract, Casavant seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Ackerman reported we are waiting on funding determination from the ND DOT regarding the SRTS grant for
the walking path and should hear from them by the end of April.

Walter moved to approve the amended Disaster Emergency Plan presented to council, Casavant seconded and
motion carried unanimously.

Review of job descriptions was tabled for further information from the public works department.

Fire Chief Kevin Archer recommended that the sirens be tested in the evening when more residents are in the
city limits. Council consensus was to run the sirens the first Monday of each month before the council meeting.

With no further business to come before the board, the meeting adjourned.

 Check #    Payee                      Net                    13336    Wayne Walter                 152.38
  13313     Burlington Post Office      154.60                13337    Jack Anderson                152.38
  13314     MDU                         698.14                13338    Brett Casavant               152.38
  13315     Verendrye Electric          187.00                13339    State Disb Unit              181.00
  13316     Cindy Bader                 531.94                13340    AFLAC                         70.40
  13317     Clint Cogdill             1,180.98                13341    Prudential                   152.50
  13318     Keith Crabb                 978.83                13342    NDPERS                     1,282.41
  13319     Diane Fugere              1,169.69                13343    UCB                        3,368.43
  13320     Linda Schwandt               92.35                13344    AWWA                          68.00
  13321     Rod Schwandt                 46.18                13345    Behms                        136.44
  13322     Dennis Snodgrass          1,055.25                13346    BCBS                       1,225.15
  13323     State Disb Unit             181.00                13347    Bremer Ins                    13.00
  13324     void                          0.00                13348    Catherine Pierce Trust       342.64
  13325     Visa                        840.33                13349    Circle Sanitation          3,773.40
  13326     Burlington Post Office       11.08                13350    City of Fargo                150.00
  13327     Cindy Bader                 531.94                13351    First Dist Health Unit        36.00
  13328     Clint Cogdill             1,180.98                13352    General Trading               60.81
  13329     Keith Crabb                 980.83                13353    Gravel Products               84.25
  13330     Diane Fugere              1,320.19                13354    Hawkins                    1,701.00
  13331     Cari Olson                  168.38                13355    Kustom Signals               190.00
  13332     Dennis Snodgrass          1,023.24                13356    Marino, Wayne                  6.90
  13333     Delvin Stemen               559.50                13357    MARC                         102.04
  13334     Jerome Gruenberg            184.70                13358    Martronics                 1,107.50
  13335     Tim Hoff                    193.94                13359    Menards                       75.71
  13360     Minot Daily News            287.78                13369     Staples                      497.90
  13361     Minot Vet Clinic              3.00                13370     Swanston Equip             3,471.00
  13362     Muus Lumber                 304.00                13371     US Bank Corp Trust       147,119.39
  13363     ND Tax Commissioner         510.00                13372     Verendrye Electric           192.00
  13364     Northern Tool               833.10                13373     Jami Wolf-Kokot              112.00
  13365     Northern Water Works      5,737.76                13374     Xcel Energy                2,460.12
            Public Safety Equip                                 *       Applied Concepts, Inc      1,825.50
  13366     Co                        3,465.00
  13367     Radisson                    126.00              *conditional approval, see minutes
  13368     SRT                         569.74

Respectfully submitted,

________________________________                 ___________________________________
Diane Fugere, Auditor                            Jerome Gruenberg, Mayor

May 3, 2010
The Burlington City Council held their regular meeting May 3, 2010. Present were Mayor Jerome Gruenberg,
Council members Brett Casavant, Wayne Walter, Tim Hoff, Auditor Diane Fugere, Public Works Director Clint
Cogdill, Police Sgt. Dennis Snodgrass, Delvin Stemen, Engineer Ryan Ackerman, David & Kim Thacker,
Garrett & Jennie Robinson and Doyle and Diana Roe.

Walter moved to approve the minutes of the April 5, 2010 meeting, Hoff seconded and motion carried.

Hoff moved to approve bills and payroll as presented, Walter seconded and motion carried.

Municipal Judge Cari Olson appeared before council to renew discussion on the LERMS (Law Enforcement
Records Management System) information sharing system for the Burlington Police Department at a cost of
$25 per month per approved user. Casavant moved to pursue additional information on LERMS and report
back to council at the next regular meeting, Hoff seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Dave and Kim Thacker presented correspondence to council asking for a 6 month extension to the temporary
waiver that was granted them when their building permit was approved in May 2009. Council allowed a single-
wide trailer to be moved onto the property to live in during construction of the residence at 7951 Co. Rd. 15W.
Due to unexpected setbacks construction has been delayed and they now plan to have enough of the home
completed by December to live in and will then remove the trailer. In addition, the square footage of the home
has been reduced and Mr. Thacker will be discussing this with building inspector Rod Schwandt. Walter
moved to approved the 6 month extension based on Rod Schwandt’s recommendations, Casavant seconded and
motion carried unanimously.

At 7:45 P.M. Mayor Gruenberg called a Public Hearing for discussion of proposed change in the city’s zoning
ordinance as follows: REGULATIONS: TITLE, PURPOSE, AUTHORITY AND JURISDICTION:
SECTION 18-2503. FEES:
IN ORDER TO COVER THE COST OF EXAMINING PLANS, ADVERTISING AND HOLDING PUBLIC
HEARING, AND OTHER EXPENSES INCIDENTAL TO THE APPROVAL OF A SUBDIVISION, THE
SUB DIVIDER SHALL PAY A FEE AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION FOR TENTATIVE APPROVAL OF
A PRELIMINARY PLAT. IF, BECAUSE OF THE FAILURE OF SUB DIVIDER TO SUBMIT A FINAL
PLAT WITHIN 12 MONTHS AFTER RECEIVING TENTATIVE APPROVAL, THE PLAT MUST BE RE-
CONSIDERED, THE SUB DIVIDER SHALL BE REQUIRED TO PAY THE FEE CURRENTLY IN
EFFECT AT THE TIME OF RESUBMISSION.
THE FEES FOR APPROVAL OF A SUBDIVISION SHALL BE CHARGED AND COLLECTED AT A
RATE OF $150.00 PLUS AN ADDITIONAL FEE OF $150.00 FOR A ZONING CHANGE REQUEST. ALL
FEES AND PENALTIES COLLECTED SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE CITY
OF BURLINGTON, Casavant moved to approve on 2nd reading, Walter seconded and motion carried on a
unanimous roll-call vote.
Council discussed job descriptions for the following positions: Deputy Auditor, Police Chief, Police Officer
and Public Works Assistant. Casavant moved to approve the Deputy Auditor and Public Works Assistant job
descriptions as presented, Hoff seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote. Action on job
descriptions from the Police Department was tabled.

Engineer Ryan Ackerman informed council that Steen Construction hit abandoned lines by the Water Treatment
Plant while digging the NAWS line. These lines were capped back at the main at a cost to the city of $1856.00.
As this is a NAWS project, we will be allowed water for flushing at no cost to the city.

The Safety Committee recommended pursuing an Ergonomic Initiative Grant available through Workforce
Safety, at a 3-1 match for purchase of a hoist, ladder/pipe rack and crane for the shop, all to assist with safe lift.
Council approval was given to pursue this grant.



An energy grant has been applied for through the ND Department of Commerce for the local school system. If
the grant is approved, monies will run through the city account. Discussion followed regarding the possibility
of this affecting the city’s bonding capacity. Casavant moved to approve acceptance of these monies if it has no
effect on the city’s bonding capacity, Walter seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

At 7:45 P.M. Mayor Gruenberg called a Public Hearing to discuss rezoning Riverwood Addition, Lots 1-4
(formerly Olt 34, Sec 1-155N-84W) from Ag to R-1. Hearing no opposition to the rezoning request Walter
moved to approve the rezoning request, Hoff seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

The following building permits were presented:
        #586 Steve Moen 32x40 shop $116.00
        #587 Mike Opland SFD          $397.00
        #588 Art Perron  22x24 Garage $ 67.00
Walter moved to approved building permits as presented, Casavant seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Engineer Ackerman reported we are still waiting to hear from NDDOT regarding the SRTS walking path
project.

Clint reported plans to resume hauling dirt to the RV Dump location this spring.

With no further business to come before the board, the meeting adjourned.

 Check #    Payee                         Net                     13392     Alex Cogdill                      80.35
  13375     Burlington Fire Dept         15,000.00                13393     Clint Cogdill                  1,180.98
  13376     Burlington Post Office           72.02                13394     Keith Crabb                    1,034.83
  13377     MDU                             590.19                13395     Diane Fugere                   1,169.69
  13378     Dacotah Insurance               978.00                13396     Cari Olson                       168.38
  13379     US Bank Corp Trust           85,000.00                13397     Dennis Snodgrass               1,023.24
                                                                  13398     Delvin Stemen                    661.70
  13380     Cindy Bader                     443.28
                                                                  13399     State Disb Unit                  181.00
  13381     Clint Cogdill                 1,180.98
                                                                  13400     AFLAC                             70.40
  13382     Keith Crabb                   1,026.33
                                                                  13401     Prudential                       135.35
  13383     Diane Fugere                  1,169.69
                                                                  13402     NDPERS                         1,282.41
  13384     Linda Schwandt                   92.35
                                                                  13403     UCB                            3,215.79
  13385     Rod Schwandt                     46.18
  13386     Dennis Snodgrass              1,055.25                13404     Ackerman-Estvold Eng           3,485.55
  13387     State Disb Unit                 181.00                13405     Ackerman Surveying             1,151.05
  13388     Burlington Post Office          112.00                13406     BCBS                           1,225.15
  13389     Visa                          1,326.69                13407     Burlington Fire Dept              57.00
  13390     Applied Concepts              1,825.50                13408     Circle Sanitation              3,773.40
  13391     Cindy Bader                     354.63                13409     Ferguson Waterworks              470.54
                                                                  13410     General Trading                  278.47
  13411    Great Lines                    135.00                13421   Pringle & Herigstad            285.00
  13412    Haider, Jeff                    10.60                13422   SRT                            550.38
  13413    Hawkins                      1,281.25                13423   Share Corp                     134.53
  13414    Home of Economy                 13.99                13424   Staples                          9.16
  13415    MASA                           100.00                13425   Steen Construction           2,753.33
  13416    Menards                         52.04                13426   Tractor Supply                  69.99
  13417    Minot Daily News                40.18                13427   Trinity Health                  10.00
  13418    Okerson, Darin                   6.90                13428   Jami Wolf-Kokot                112.00
  13419    ND Surplus Property          1,000.00                13429   Xcel Energy                  2,452.34
  13420    One Call                         5.20

Respectfully submitted,

________________________________                   ___________________________________
Diane Fugere, Auditor                              Jerome Gruenberg, Mayor



June 7, 2010

The Burlington City Council held their regular meeting June 7, 2010. Present were: Mayor Jerome Gruenberg,
Council members Tim Hoff, Jack Anderson, Auditor Diane Fugere, Public Works Director Clint Cogdill, Police
Chief Keith Crabb, PW Assistant, Delvin Stemen, Engineer Ryan Ackerman, Ken Faris, Terry Getzlaff and Rob
Berard.

Hoff moved to approve the minutes of the May 3, 2010 meeting, Anderson seconded and motion carried.

Anderson moved to approve bills and payroll as presented, Hoff seconded and motion carried.

Officer Crabb reported the radar unit was traded to Luis Coca, Chief of Police in Rugby for 3 in-car cameras.

Council reviewed Ken Faris’ plat proposing subdivision of Lot 1, Johnson’s 2nd Addition into Lots 1 & 2,
Johnson’s 3rd Addition. The plat was recommended for approval by the Planning Commission with a 10’ buffer
on the east side at the proposed driveway location. Anderson moved to approve the plat as presented with the
10’ buffer on the east side driveway location, Hoff seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

Correspondence from First District Health Unit regarding sewer service options to 7 River Road (M. Skees) was
reviewed.

Clint asked about using his 1-ton truck for hauling water to the sports complex again this year, Hoff moved to
approve, Anderson seconded and motion carried unanimously.

The city’s Building Permit Ordinance was reviewed with regard to Building Permit #581, Reid Opland
approved September 8, 2009. There has been no activity on site in more than 6 months. Council instructed
Diane to send a letter to Mr. Opland with a 2-week deadline to commence construction or the permit will be
cancelled and action will be taken to mitigate the hazard of having an open excavation site.

Diane reported an error in the numbers given to council by Midcontinent Cable regarding the franchise renewal
fees. They will be contacting us with options to get this back on track.

The Organizational Meeting was set for June 22, 2010 at 6:30.

Engineer Ackerman reported on May 27, 2010 bid openings:
       Joint Systems Capital Improvement for Raw Water Line, Force Main & Force Main Meters
               Steen Construction    69,256.00
               Post Construction       115,864.30
               Hight Construction      287,650.00
Anderson moved to award the bid to Steen Construction authorizing Mayor Gruenberg to sign the Notice of
Award, Construction Contract Agreement and Notice to Proceed, Hoff seconded and motion carried on a
unanimous roll-call vote.
       Street Improvement District No. 4-2
               Keller Paving & Landscaping 98,220.00
               Bechtold Paving                 108,443.60
Hoff moved to award the bid to Keller Paving & Landscaping authorizing Mayor Gruenberg to sign the Notice
of Award, Construction Contract Agreement and Notice to Proceed, Anderson seconded and motion carried on
a unanimous roll-call vote.

Council reviewed nuisance letter sent to Mike Christianson regarding the 12-plex garbage and dumpsters. Site
will be monitored for compliance and further action taken by the city if necessary.


Hoff presented the following building permits:
        #589 Tom Rendahl Single Family Dwelling                  $ 307.00
        #590 Mindt Const        Multi Family Dwelling            $1465.00
        #591 Terry Haider 8x10 Entry                             $ 49.00
                  (for Paul White)
        #592 Mark Gathman 24x24 garage                           $ 58.00
                  (for Phil Helmers)
Regarding permit #591 a variance is needed on the front yard set-back. Anderson moved to approve permits
#589, 590 & 592, Hoff seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote. Permit # 591 was tabled for
review by the Planning Commission.

Check #   Payee                      Net                    13460   Xcel Energy                  2,326.47
 13430    J's Stop n Go                300.00               13461   Ackerman-Estvold Eng         6,786.95
 13431    MDU                          292.11               13462   Acme                            85.91
 13432    Verendrye Electric           195.00               13463   American Welding                97.29
 13433    Burlington Post Office        88.64               13464   Behms                          151.27
 13434    Cindy Bader                  354.63               13465   BCBS                         1,225.15
 13435    Clint Cogdill              1,305.98               13466   Burlington Fire Dept            57.85
 13436    Richard Cogdill              159.36               13467   Carquest                        90.03
 13437    Keith Crabb                  978.83               13468   Circle Sanitation            3,784.78
 13438    Diane Fugere               1,169.69               13469   Ferguson Waterworks            286.40
 13439    Linda Schwandt                92.35               13470   First District Health Unit      72.00
 13440    Rod Schwandt                 101.59               13471   General Trading                 15.05
 13441    Dennis Snodgrass           1,023.24               13472   Gravel Products                 52.35
 13442    State Disb Unit              181.00               13473   Hawkins                      2,772.68
 13443    Burlington Post Office       112.00               13474   Home of Economy                 15.00
 13444    Visa                       1,948.76               13475   MDU                            237.15
 13445    Burlington Post Office        39.97               13476   Menards                         73.24
 13446    Cindy Bader                  398.96               13477   Minot Chrysler                  31.95
 13447    Clint Cogdill              1,180.98               13478   Minot Daily News               531.16
 13448    Richard Cogdill              135.92               13479   Minot Restaurant Supply         82.00
 13449    Keith Crabb                1,034.83               13480   National League of Cities      536.00
 13450    Diane Fugere               1,169.69               13481   One Call                        63.70
 13451    Craig Nett                    95.59               13482   Pioneer Research Corp          931.26
 13452    Cari Olson                   168.38               13483   Pollard Water                  372.90
 13453    Dennis Snodgrass           1,023.24               13484   SRT                            612.93
 13454    Delvin Stemen                693.83               13485   Tractor Supply                  87.78
 13455    AFLAC                         70.40               13486   US Bank                        862.50
 13456    State Disb Unit              181.00               13487   Verendrye Electric             194.00
 13457    NDPERS                     1,282.41               13488   Western Steel                  508.70
 13458    Prudential                   134.82               13489   Jami Wolf-Kokot                112.00
 13459    UCB                        3,273.81               13490   Cogdill Trucking               250.00


With no further business to come before the board, the meeting adjourned.
Respectfully submitted,

________________________________                  ___________________________________
Diane Fugere, Auditor                             Jerome Gruenberg, Mayor

July 6, 2010

The Burlington City Council held their regular meeting July 6, 2010. Present were: Mayor Jerome Gruenberg,
Council members Tim Hoff, Jack Anderson, Wayne Walter, Brett Casavant, Auditor Diane Fugere & Public
Works Director Clint Cogdill.

Walter moved to approve the minutes of the June 2010 meetings, with an amendment to the June 22, 2010
reorganizational meeting minutes to change Wayne Walter’s Oath of Office to Water & Sewer
Commissioner and add Street Commissioner to Jack Anderson, Hoff seconded and motion carried.

Anderson moved to approve bills and payroll as presented, including adding ND DES bill totaling $8332.50,
Walter seconded and motion carried.

The Oath of Office was administered to Brett Casavant in the capacity of Building Inspector.

Terry Haider was in attendance regarding building permit #581 asking for a variance on the front yard set-back.
He provided council with a list of signatures from adjacent neighbors approving the variance. With this
information, Anderson moved to approve building permit #581 with a variance on the front yard set-back,
Walter seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

Regarding building permit #581, Reid Opland was given until June 23, 2010 to abate the nuisance on his
property at Lot 4, Parkway 4th Addition to the City of Burlington. Mr. Opland called Public Works Director,
Clint Cogdill approximately 2 weeks ago indicating construction would begin at that time. To date,
construction does not appear to be underway. A letter will be sent to Opland notifying him of expiration of his
building permit with instructions to appear before council at their next regular meeting.

Diane reported receiving an email from Todd Jensen with Midcontinent Cable stating they are having trouble
pulling the numbers they need regarding the franchise issue, he will continue pursuing the issue.

Much discussion was held on Comp Time with Hoff questions the banking of 240 hours, which he feels is
excessive. The matter was tabled until the next regular meeting.

Diane asked council to consider pay increases and large purchases for the upcoming budget process.

Clint asked about getting security cameras for city property, specifically outside the city hall building covering
the parking lot, water treatment plant and fenced area. Options were discussed and further
information/estimates will be provided at the next regular meeting.

Diane provided information regarding aerial spraying for mosquito control. Hoff moved to approve aerial
spraying by the United States Air Force scheduled for the week of July 19, 2010 at an approximate cost of
$2000.00 approving Mayor Gruenberg signing all necessary paperwork, Casavant seconded and motion carried
unanimously.

The ND Department of Health Lab Contract was presented for renewal, Walter moved to approve, Anderson
seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Clint asked about upgrading the city’s carryall 4x4 to a newer model. He was asked to get estimates.

Casavant presented the following building permits:
       #591 Terry Haider Single Family Dwelling                $ 307.00*** see above minutes for action
       #593 Jeffrey Shehan 12x14 deck                          $ 43.00
       #594 Corey Flick       basement/2nd floor addn          $ 109.00
       #595 Scott Pease       shop/living area                 $ 115.00
Casavant moved to approve building permits as presented, Hoff seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Clint was instructed to go forward with completion of the RV Dump.

Hoff asked council to consider an increase in pay for the building inspector as there has been a drastic increase
in construction within the city limits and extraterritorial jurisdiction.

Anderson asked council to consider assisting in a 4th of July celebration in the city next year.

 Check #    Payee                        Net                     13526     Behms                       137.71
  13492     Cindy Bader                  443.28                  13527     BCBS                      1,225.15
  13493     Clint Cogdill              1,305.98                  13528     Bremer Insurance          9,917.00
  13494     Keith Crabb                  978.83                  13529     Burlington Post Office      128.00
  13495     Diane Fugere               1,169.69                  13530     Carquest                    139.95
  13496     Linda Schwandt                92.35                  13531     Circle Sanitation         3,796.16
  13497     Rod Schwandt                  83.11                  13532     General Trading              78.19
  13498     Dennis Snodgrass           1,023.24                  13533     Gravel Products             151.52
  13499     State Disb Unit              181.00                  13534     Hach                         81.02
  13500     Keith Crabb                   88.55                  13535     Hawkins                     631.13
  13501     Richard Cogdill              342.13                  13536     Lyle Signs                  134.50
  13502     Burlington Post Office        44.00                  13537     MDU                         179.32
  13503     SRT                          495.52                  13538     Maintenance Plus            116.75
  13504     Visa                       1,054.91                  13539     Mayer, Mike & Allyson        50.00
  13505     Xcel Energy                2,498.02                  13540     Minot Daily News             54.39
  13506     Cindy Bader                  398.96                  13541     Mock, Jesse & Kyler           3.88
  13507     Clint Cogdill              1,180.98                  13542     Muus Lumber                  29.94
  13508     Richard Cogdill              449.93                  13543     ND Dept of Health            15.00
  13509     Keith Crabb                1,003.78                  13544     NDDES                     8,332.50
  13510     Diane Fugere               1,169.69                  13545     ND League of Cities         918.64
  13511     Craig Nett                   223.10                  13546     NDIRF                     1,001.00
  13512     Cari Olson                   168.38                  13547     NW Power Equipment          262.85
  13513     Dennis Snodgrass           1,023.24                  13548     One Call Concepts            16.90
  13514     Delvin Stemen                679.93                  13549     Paul Ulrickson              105.00
  13515     Jerome Gruenberg             369.40                  13550     Pringle & Herigstad         195.00
  13516     Tim Hoff                     244.73                  13551     Share Corp                  308.58
  13517     Wayne Walter                 203.17                  13552     Tractor Supply              322.75
  13518     Jack Anderson                152.38                  13553     Trinity Medical Group       110.00
  13519     Brett Casavant               101.59                  13554     Verendrye Electric          192.00
  13520     State Disb Unit              181.00                            Ward Co Auditors
  13521     NDPERS                     1,282.41                  13555     Office                    2,441.04
  13522     AFLAC                         70.40                  13556     Westlie Motors               68.00
  13523     Prudential                   148.34                  13557     Western Steel                59.04
  13524     UCB                        3,588.04                  13558     Jami Wolf-Kokot             112.00
  13525     Acme                          48.97                  13559     Workforce Safety            250.00

With no further business to come before the board, the meeting adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

________________________________                  ___________________________________
Diane Fugere, Auditor                             Jerome Gruenberg, Mayor

August 2, 2010
The Burlington City Council held their regular meeting August 2, 2010. Present were: Mayor Jerome
Gruenberg, Council members Tim Hoff, Jack Anderson, Wayne Walter, Auditor Diane Fugere, Chief Keith
Crabb, Public Works Director Clint Cogdill, Delvin Stemen and several area residents.

Anderson moved to approve the minutes of the July 2010 meeting, Walter seconded and motion carried.

Walter moved to approve bills and payroll as presented, Anderson seconded and motion carried.

Clint reported the completion of the new RV Dump station. Commercial water sales were discussed also.

Brian Horinka appeared from the Burlington Fire Department to report the FCC mandate that all users move to
narrowband voice channels by January 1, 2013. This requires replacing the repeater on the water tank, all
portable radios and pagers at a cost of approximately $31,000. The Fire Department is asking the city to
consider paying a portion of this expense.

Michael and Kristi Walen of 18 Robert Street, along with developers Bryan Mindt and Richard Galster,
appeared with concerns about a manufactured home moved on to Lots 7A & 7B, Block 2, Rowan Addition.
Discussion followed regarding “permanent perimeter foundation”. City attorney, Jim Nostdahl will be
contacted to more clearly define the ordinance.

Council reviewed photos and a letter of complaint from a resident regarding unsafe conditions of the 4-plex at
409 Parkway Drive. Owner Tony Johnson appeared to address these issues.

Police Department job descriptions were once again tabled.

Engineer Ackerman recommended payment of $21,281.90 to Steen Construction for installation of the raw
water line. Estimated completion of this project is the end of August 2010.

Council reviewed correspondence from United Community Bank that pledged securities are adequate to cover
our investments.

Ackerman reported paving will begin on Valley Avenue in approximately 2 weeks. Diane reminded council of
the upcoming deadline for the FEMA street repairs from the 2009 Flood. Ryan will try to get it done with the
Valley Avenue project.

The Safe Routes to School walking path will be bid early in 2011.

Reed Opland has resumed construction at Lot 4, Parkway 4th Addn. Walter moved to reinstate building permit
#581, Anderson seconded, motion carried unanimously.

Council reviewed email from Todd Jensen of Midcontinent Communications regarding the possibility of
amending the cable franchise to increase the fee to 4%. Diane will request that information for the next regular
meeting.

Diane was asked to advertise the Public Works Director position again.

After discussion about the expense of the Burlington Fire Department’s water usage once we are on NAWS,
Engineer Ackerman was asked to get estimates on getting a water line from the underground reservoir to their
building, which could also be used to expand our commercial water sales in the future.

Hoff presented the following building permits:
        #596 Rob Berard                 30x40 garage                  $ 82.00
        #597 James Brandenburger deck                                 $ 43.00
Walter moved to approve building permits as presented, Anderson seconded and motion carried unanimously.
 Check #   Payee                        Net                  13591     Burlington First Resp     1,000.00
  13561    ND Tax Commissioner          510.00               13592     Circle Sanitation         3,807.54
  13562    Cindy Bader                  398.94               13593     Dacotah Insurance         4,678.00
  13563    Clint Cogdill              1,180.98               13594     Desour Valley EDC         1,082.70
  13563    Keith Crabb                  980.83               13595     Donn Brown Const          4,231.00
  13564    Diane Fugere               1,169.69               13596     First Dist Health Unit       72.00
  13565    Linda Schwandt                92.35               13597     Gaffaneys                    47.96
  13566    Rod Schwandt                 101.58               13598     General Trading              46.79
  13567    Dennis Snodgrass           1,023.24               13599     Hawkins                   1,410.57
  13568    State Disb Unit              181.00               13600     Hoff, Seth                   50.00
  13569    Keith Crabb                  442.73               13601     Home of Economy              46.31
  13570    Dennis Snodgrass             411.42               13602     Jesperson Excavating      4,065.00
  13571    Richard Cogdill              346.81               13603     Larsco                      673.79
  13572    Visa                         867.05               13604     Lowes Printing              200.70
  13573    Cindy Bader                  354.63               13605     Lyle Signs                   22.23
  13574    Clint Cogdill              1,180.98               13606     Menards                     198.19
  13575    Richard Cogdill              318.70               13607     Minot Chrysler Center        70.65
  13576    Keith Crabb                1,003.78               13608     Minot Daily News             48.96
  13577    Diane Fugere               1,171.08               13609     Muus Lumber                 546.26
  13578    Craig Nett                   277.58               13610     ND Assoc of Oil & Gas        75.00
  13579    Cari Olson                   246.88               13611     ND DES                    7,832.55
  13580    Dennis Snodgrass           1,023.24               13612     ND Div of Comm Serv      13,962.19
  13581    Delvin Stemen                735.27               13613     NW Tire                     306.82
  13582    State Disb Unit              181.00               13614     One Call                     19.50
  13583    AFLAC                         67.40               13615     SRT                         697.75
  13584    NDPERS                     1,282.41               13616     Steen Construction       21,281.90
  13585    Prudential                   139.00               13617     Ultra Max                   396.00
  13586    UCB                        3,524.44               13618     Ward Co Aud Office          296.60
  13587    3-D Specialties               96.57               13619     Western Steel                25.16
  13588    Amer Welding & Gas            59.17               13620     Jami Wolf-Kokot             112.00
  13589    BCBS                       1,225.15               13621     Xcel Energy               2,817.83
  13590    Burlington Fire Dept         157.45

With no further business to come before the board, the meeting adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

________________________________                 ___________________________________
Diane Fugere, Auditor                            Jerome Gruenberg, Mayor

September 7, 2010
The Burlington City Council held their regular meeting September 7, 2010. Present were: Mayor Jerome
Gruenberg, Council members Tim Hoff, Jack Anderson, Wayne Walter, Brett Casavant, Auditor Diane Fugere,
Officer Dennis Snodgrass, Engineer Ryan Ackerman, Delvin Stemen and several area residents.

Anderson moved to approve the minutes of the August 2, 2010 meeting, Hoff seconded and motion carried.
Walter moved to approve additional minutes of the August 9, 13 & 17 meetings, Anderson seconded and
motion carried.

Hoff moved to approve bills and payroll as presented, Walter seconded and motion carried.

Officer Snodgrass reported the need for a new computer for Chief Crabb and council reviewed an estimate from
The Computer Store. Crabb is to get two more estimates and contact council with that information.

Walter moved on 1ST READING TO AMEND SECTION 10-501. SPEED LIMITS; TRAFFIC
CONTROL SIGNS:
(6) THE "OFFICIAL TRAFFIC-CONTROL DEVICE(S)" REFERRED TO IN NDCC 39-10-04 (1) (WHICH
SECTION IS ADOPTED BY REFERENCE THERETO IN SECTION 10-201 HEREOF) ARE THE
FOLLOWING STOP AND YIELD SIGNS LOCATED AT INTERSECTIONS AS INDICATED
THEREAFTER AND CONTROLLING THE TRAFFIC AS INDICATED HEREAFTER: TO ADD:
INSTALL STOP SIGNS ON ROBERT STREET AT BOTH LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO JOHNSON
STREET, Anderson seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

Walter reported street signs blocked by trees, shrubs and branches throughout the city. Council instructed
Officer Snodgrass to get a list of names to Diane for nuisance letters. It was noted the rental vans located at J’s
Stop-n-Go are obstructing vision onto Johnson Street.

A couple of zumba instructors approached the city about using the hall to teach their dance class every
Thursday, September – May. Council gave approval.

With Clarence Cramer moving out of the city, Doyle Roe asked council about taking over the lease of
SE1/4NE1/4 Sec 12-155N-Rg 84 W. Walter moved to approve lease to Roe, Anderson seconded and motion
carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

Darla Jost asked about the possibility of having a highway sign listing city services located on 2 & 52. Diane
will contact NDDOT for information.

Jost spoke to council about possible usage for her two lots by the Sports Complex.

Kevin Archer appeared before council to inform them he has steppedg down as Fire Chief due to health issues
and Karter Lesmann taking over.

Building Permit #600 was presented: Kevin Archer - 20x18 detached garage moved on to property – 124 2nd
Ave – $52.00. Walter moved to approve, Anderson seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Doyle Roe informed council that none of the shut off valves in the area he lives in is working.

Walter moved to approve on 1st READING AMENDING ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE GRANT OF
CABLE COMMUNICATIONS FRANCHISES IN THE CITY OF BURLINGTON; SETTING FORTH
CONDITIONS ACCOMPANYING THE GRANT OF THE FRANCHISE(S).
SECTION 6. OPERATION AND ADMINISTRATION PROVISIONS:
11. Franchise Fee.
        (a)    A Grantee will pay Grantor a monthly franchise fee in the amount of four and one quarter
        (4.25%) percent of Grantee’s Gross Revenues.
Anderson seconded and motion carried on a roll-call vote: Walter – yes; Anderson – yes; Casavant – abstain;
Hoff – no.

Police Department job descriptions were once again tabled.

Clint Cogdill offered to reduce his retainer fee from $20/hour to $250/month. Casavant moved to approve this
retainer to January 1, 2011, Hoff seconded and motion carried unanimously.

A Joint Powers meeting will be schedule with West River for early October to address their ongoing past due
bill.

The city has been receiving complaints about the dirt pile on Smestad’s property at Block1, Lot 7 & 8, Colton’s
4th Addition. Jerome will talk to Devra about their plans to remove the nuisance.

Building Inspector Rod Schwandt has asked council to further define the ordinance pertaining to manufactured
homes, specifically, permanent perimeter foundation. This matter was tabled for further research.
Jesperson Excavating gave the city an estimate of $1200 - $1500 to run Well 3 & 4 pipe underground at Well
#2 pump house to eliminate freezing in the winter, Hoff moved to approve work, Walter seconded and motion
carried unanimously.

Ryan presented council with an application for payment no. 2 to Steen Construction for the Burlington/West
River Joint Systems Capital Improvements- raw water line install totaling $39,178.00. Casavant moved to
approve payment, Hoff seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Ryan will advertise for bids on the SRTS walk/bike path in April or May 2011.

Deadline for Keller Paving completion of Valley Avenue paving is October 15, 2010.

After discussion, Council asked Engineer Ackerman to get estimates on getting a water line to the fire hall and
installing a fill station for commercial water sales.

Council reviewed a plat from Tom Rendahl proposing subdivision of 2.29 acres of Olt 29, Sec 1-155N-Rg 84
W, Ward County to become Olt 37 with a recommendation of approval from the Burlington Planning
Commission. Walter moved to approve the plat as presented, Hoff seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Casavant presented the following building permits:
       #598 Jason Evenson               garage convert to bedroom     111 Wallace St.        $ 58.00
       #597 Rod Schwandt                det. Garage                   316 N Davis            $ 34.00
Walter moved to approve building permits as presented, Anderson seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Ken Hinton of the Ward County Sheriff’s office appeared before council to address any issues the city may
have.

Council then interviewed Lorne Hammer for Public Works Director position. At this time, Mr. Hammer left
the meeting.

After review of the preliminary budget, Hoff moved to approve with discussed amendments/changes, Walter
seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Council asked Diane to contact Mr. Hammer to offer him the position of PW Director at $16/hour.


 Check #    Payee                             Net             13641     Keith Crabb                      1,003.78
  13622     MDU                               137.61          13642     Diane Fugere                     1,172.46
  13623     Verendrye Electric                191.00          13643     Craig Nett                       1,358.01
  13624     Cindy Bader                       354.63          13644     Cari Olson                         246.88
  13625     Clint Cogdill                   1,132.59          13645     Dennis Snodgrass                 1,023.24
  13626     Clint Cogdill                   1,142.12          13646     Delvin Stemen                      632.07
  13627     Clint Cogdill                   1,180.98          13647     State Disb Unit                    181.00
  13628     Richard Cogdill                   224.97          13648     AFLAC                               34.50
  13629     Keith Crabb                       980.83          13649     void                                 0.00
  13630     Diane Fugere                    1,172.46          13650     NDPERS                           1,396.57
  13631     Linda Schwandt                     92.35          13651     UCB                              3,762.94
  13632     Rod Schwandt                       83.12          13668*    Prudential                         133.56
  13633     Dennis Snodgrass                1,023.24          13652     void                                 0.00
  13634     State Disb Unit                   181.00          13653     Ackerman Estvold                 4,568.75
  13635     Visa                            1,234.66          13654     BND                             10,625.00
  13636     Xcel Energy                     2,583.84          13655     BCBS                               827.65
  13637     Burlington Post Office            172.00          13656     Bremer Insurance                   330.00
  13638     SRT                               544.63          13657     Burlington Electric                205.54
  13639     Cindy Bader                       443.28          13658     Burlington Fire Dept                23.50
  13640     Richard Cogdill                   239.03          13659     Concrete Mobile                    396.00
  13660     Carquest                           10.52                    National Arbor Day
  13661     Circle Sanitation               3,841.68          13674     Foundation                        35.00
  13662     First District Health Unit         36.00          13675     NW Tire                          110.88
  13663     Gaffaneys                         679.45          13676     One Call                          20.80
  13664     General Trading                    38.04          13677     Pringle & Herigstad              232.50
  13665     Hawkins                           860.00          13678     Schloer, Jerry                   225.00
  13666     MDU                                94.03          13679     Sweeney Controls              17,900.00
  13667     Menards                            86.97          13680     Tractor Supply                   124.96
  13668     void                                0.00          13681     Verendrye Electric               191.00
  13669     void                                0.00          13682     Ward Co Auditors Office           69.24
  13670     Minot Daily News                  379.62          13683     Jami Wolf-Kokot                  112.00
  13671     Minot Restaurant Supply           206.45          13684     Steens Const                  39,178.00
  13672     ND Properties                     144.92
  13673     ND Dept of Health               2,876.61

With no further business to come before the board, the meeting adjourned.

  Respectfully submitted,

  ________________________________                ___________________________________
  Diane Fugere, Auditor                           Jerome Gruenberg, Mayor

  October 4, 2010
  The Burlington City Council held their regular meeting October 4, 2010. Present were: Mayor Jerome
  Gruenberg, Council members Tim Hoff, Jack Anderson, Wayne Walter, Brett Casavant, Auditor Diane
  Fugere, Public Works Director, Karter Lesmann, Chief Keith Crabb, Engineer Ryan Ackerman, Delvin
  Stemen and several area residents.

  Casavant moved to approve the minutes of the September 7 & 10, 2010 meeting, Hoff seconded and motion
  carried.

  Council reviewed a bill from Pringle & Herigstad in the amount of $157.50 incurred by resident Kristi Walen
  for review of the city’s manufactured homes ordinance. Walter moved to approve bills and payroll as
  presented with the exception of $157.50 to Pringle & Herigstad, which will be forwarded to Ms. Walen,
  Anderson seconded am motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

  Bids for a new computer for the police department and judge were reviewed. Walter moved to approve low
  bid from Bitz Communication, Hoff seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

  Diane presented a plat of Gov’t Outlot 7 owned by Nancy Grubb requesting subdividing 3.83 acres to be
  known as Outlot 15 recommended by the Planning Commission. Walter moved to approve plat as presented,
  Casavant seconded and motion carried unanimously.

  Darla Jost appeared before council to request rezoning Lots 3 & 4, Hacienda Acres 3rd Addition t the City of
  Burlington from R-1 Residential to C-1 Neighborhood Commercial. With no one disputing the zoning
  request, Walter moved to approve on 1ST READING REZONING LOTS 3 & 4, HACIENDA ACRES 3RD
  ADDITION FROM R-1 RESIDENTIAL TO C-1 NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL, Anderson seconded
  and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

  Council reviewed a request from Tom Ripplinger, dba Iseman’s Homes to replat Desour Valley Addition
  subdividing into 8 lots to be known as Highland Acres, Lots 1 – 8 and rezone from Agricultural to R-1;
  Residential. Discussion followed regarding access road, water line and sewer issues. The matter was tabled
  for further information and will be on the agenda for the next regular meeting.
Travis Grosche’s building permit #602 at 16 Cherry Street was reviewed for a 38x32 detached garage,
requesting a variance on the distance from the garage to property line. After review of the permit application
and attached map, Walter moved to approve the permit with requested variance, Anderson

Dave Thacker appeared before council regarding the building permit extension issued to him at the May 2010
council meeting allowing a single-wide trailer on the property temporarily while the home is being built. He
has again had unexpected set backs in construction. Council informed Mr. Thacker of neighbors concerns
with the trailer still being on the property and no construction begun. After much discussion, council asked
Mr. Thacker to attend the November council meeting with plans from the builder and a construction start date.

Hoff moved to approve on 2nd READING AMENDING ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE GRANT OF
CABLE COMMUNICATIONS FRANCHISES IN THE CITY OF BURLINGTON; SETTING FORTH
CONDITIONS ACCOMPANYING THE GRANT OF THE FRANCHISE(S).
SECTION 6. OPERATION AND ADMINISTRATION PROVISIONS:
11. Franchise Fee.
        (a)    A Grantee will pay Grantor a monthly franchise fee in the amount of four and one quarter
        (4.25%) percent of Grantee’s Gross Revenues.
Walter seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

Walter moved on 2nd READING TO AMEND SECTION 10-501. SPEED LIMITS; TRAFFIC CONTROL
SIGNS:
(6) THE "OFFICIAL TRAFFIC-CONTROL DEVICE(S)" REFERRED TO IN NDCC 39-10-04 (1)
(WHICH SECTION IS ADOPTED BY REFERENCE THERETO IN SECTION 10-201 HEREOF) ARE
THE FOLLOWING STOP AND YIELD SIGNS LOCATED AT INTERSECTIONS AS INDICATED
THEREAFTER AND CONTROLLING THE TRAFFIC AS INDICATED HEREAFTER: TO ADD:
INSTALL STOP SIGNS ON ROBERT STREET AT BOTH LOCATIONS ADJACENT TO JOHNSON
STREET, Casavant seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

Walter moved to approved on 1ST READING THAT SEC 18-301 DEFINITIONS BE AMENDED AS
FOLLOWS: ADD: PERMANENT PERIMETER FOUNDATION: A CONTINUOUS, CLOSED
PERIMETER FORMATION CONSISTING OF REINFORCED CONCRETE, CONTRETE MASONRY
UNITS OR TREATED LUMBER WHICH EXTENDS INTO THE GROUND BELOW THE FROST LINE.
THE CONTINUOUS, CLOSED PERIMETER FORMATION SHALL BEAR ON A CONTIUOUS,
CLOSED PERIMETER CONCRETE FOOTING, Hoff seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call
vote.

Police Department job descriptions were tabled again.

After discussion regarding septic service trucks dumping at the lagoon, council instructed Diane to send a
letter to the companies that all dumping will cease effective immediately. Walter moved to charge $20.00 per
load with all dumping done at the RV Dump station with approval of city, Casavant seconded and motion
carried unanimously.

Engineer Ackerman information council the cost to repair lagoon cells 2 & 3 estimate between $150,000 and
$200,000.

Hoff moved amend the budget to add Water Purchase expense to the Enterprise Fund totaling $7500.00,
Walter seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Due to change of water source, the Water Treatment Plant as been put on emergency status with the ND Dept
of Health and will not be operated unless there is an emergency water shortage from the NAWS system.

Ryan presented council with an application for final payment no. 3 to Steen Construction for the
Burlington/West River Joint Systems Capital Improvements- raw water line install totaling $8222.10.
Casavant moved to approve payment, Anderson seconded and motion carried unanimously.
  Ackerman information council of the Keller Paving preconstruction meeting held last week regarding paving
  Valley Avenue indicating they are mobilizing tomorrow.

  Casavant presented the following building permit:
         #601 Aaron Rosenthal             32x63 shop/pole barn 2820 7th St NW           $ 112.00
  Hoff moved to approve building permits as presented, Walter seconded and motion carried unanimously.

  After review of the final budget, Walter moved to approve the 2011 budget as presented, Hoff seconded and
  motion carried unanimously.

 Check     Payee                        Amount                13713   AFLAC                            34.50
  13685    Bank of ND                      100.00             13714   Prudential                      123.10
  13686    Burlington Post Office           60.94             13715   UCB                           2,953.15
  13687    Cindy Bader                     398.96             13716   Delvin Stemen                   450.00
  13688    Clint Cogdill                   236.84             13717   American Welding & Gas           31.18
  13689    Glint Cogdill                   255.31             13718   Blue Cross                      827.65
  13690    Keith Crabb                     980.83             13719   Circle Sanitation             3,841.68
  13691    Diane Fugere                  1,188.39             13720   Delaney, Jared                    8.99
  13692    Linda Schwandt                   92.35             13721   Faris, Ken                       38.65
  13693    Rod Schwandt                    101.59             13722   First District Health Unit       36.00
  13694    Dennis Snodgrass              1,023.24             13723   General Trading                  38.04
  13695    void                              0.00             13724   Gooseneck Impl                  129.47
  13696    State Disb Unit                 181.00             13725   Home of Economy                  18.99
  13697    Visa                          1,108.20             13726   Menards                          45.70
  13698    Burlington Post Office          117.24             13727   Minot Chrysler                1,739.15
  13699    Cindy Bader                     398.96             13728   Minot Daily News                 83.13
  13700    Richard Cogdill                  89.05             13729   ND Post Board                    45.00
  13701    Keith Crabb                   1,003.78                     ND State Water
  13702    Diane Fugere                  1,159.38             13730   Commission                    2,512.31
  13703    Craig Nett                    1,453.59             13731   Office Max                      241.88
  13704    Cari Olson                      246.88             13732   Ramkota Hotel                    63.00
  13705    Dennis Snodgrass              1,023.24             13733   Share Corp                    1,100.38
  13706    Delvin Stemen                   503.21             13734   SRT                             552.61
  13707    Jerome Gruenberg                277.05             13735   Steen Construction            1,601.48
  13708    Tim Hoff                        152.38             13736   Sweeney Controls              2,165.95
  13709    Wayne Walter                    152.38             13737   US Bank Corp Trust           38,388.14
  13710    Jack Anderdon                   152.38             13738   Western Steel                    10.80
  13711    Brett Casavant                  101.59             13739   Jami Wolf-Kokot                 112.00
  13712    State Disb Unit                 181.00             13740   Xcel Energy                   1,979.69

With no further business to come before the board, the meeting adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,


________________________________                ___________________________________
Diane Fugere, Auditor                           Jerome Gruenberg, Mayor

November 1, 2010
The Burlington City Council held their regular meeting November 1, 2010. Present were: Mayor Jerome
Gruenberg, Council members Tim Hoff, Jack Anderson, Wayne Walter, Brett Casavant, Auditor Diane Fugere,
Public Works Director, Karter Lesmann, Chief Keith Crabb, Engineer Ryan Ackerman, Delvin Stemen and
several area residents.
Walter moved to approve the minutes of the October 4, 2010 meeting, Casavant seconded and motion carried.

Walter moved to approve bills as presented, Hoff seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Keith reported the resignation of Officer Dennis Snodgrass and asked about rehiring. Hoff moved to advertise
the position for one week and have the mayor form a committee to review the applications, Anderson seconded
and motion carried on a roll-call vote: Hoff – yes, Anderson – yes, Casavant – yes, Walter – no. Mayor
Gruenberg appointed all council members to the committee to review applications.

Public Works Director Karter Lesmann was appointed to the Safety Committee by Mayor Gruenberg.

Tom Ripplinger provided a letter from First District Health Unit indicating onsite sewer systems would
permitted in the Desour Valley Addition development. With the question of ownership of the roadway and
water line still unknown, the matter was tabled til the next regular council meeting. Mayor Gruenberg
appointed council man Brett Casavant to a committee with Burlington EDC to research this question of
ownership.

Dan Ruby of Circle Sanitation presented a new 5-year contract renewal with a price increase from
$9.75/residence to $12.00 per residence for years 1,2 & 3; with an increase to $13.00 per residence in years 4
and 5. Walter moved to approve contract renewal, Anderson seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-
call vote.

Stu from S & S Sales appeared before council to request permission to move a 44x10 temporary office to be
located on CP Rail leased property off Johnson Street and hook up to city water and sewer. This office would
be used for employee restrooms and waiting area. Council approval was given.

To address discussion at the city’s October meeting regarding septic trucks dumping in the city lagoon, Dude
from A-1 Evans Septic Tank appeared to inform council he has in the past offered to help maintain the lagoon
road. After discussion, council asked that all dumping be at the RV Dump at $20/load.

Kim Thacker appeared before council to inform that they have a new contractor for their home and financing is
almost completed. They plan to get the home completed in early spring. Casavant moved to extend their
building permit to July 1, 2011, Hoff seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

Anderson moved to approve on 2nd READING REZONING LOTS 3 & 4, HACIENDA ACRES 3RD
ADDITION FROM R-1 RESIDENTIAL TO C-1 NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL, Walter seconded and
motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

Hoff moved to approved on 2nd READING THAT SEC 18-301 DEFINITIONS BE AMENDED AS
FOLLOWS: ADD: PERMANENT PERIMETER FOUNDATION: A CONTINUOUS, CLOSED
PERIMETER FORMATION CONSISTING OF REINFORCED CONCRETE, CONTRETE MASONRY
UNITS OR TREATED LUMBER WHICH EXTENDS INTO THE GROUND BELOW THE FROST LINE.
THE CONTINUOUS, CLOSED PERIMETER FORMATION SHALL BEAR ON A CONTIUOUS, CLOSED
PERIMETER CONCRETE FOOTING, Walter seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

Hoff is reviewing the Police Department job descriptions with Officer Crabb for presentation at next month’s
meeting.

Karter will put up temporary stop signs on Robert Street until the ditches are repaired in the spring.

Council determined Pledged Securities are adequate to cover our investments.

After review of three bids for a new compute for Karter, Casavant moved to approve purchase from low bidder,
Martronics, Walter seconded and motion carried.
Karter reported the loader needs new pins, steering at an estimate of $8000.00 presented 3 estimates for a new
loader. After review Karter was instructed to do further checking on prices and call council with information.

Karter presented an estimate for a new welder totaling $1720.30. Walter moved to approve purchase, Hoff
seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Casavant presented the following building permit:
        #607 Rich Brierley 18x34 addn             9020 Project Rd S       142.00 Hoff moved to approve
building permit #607 with flood elevation certificate from surveyor, Anderson seconded and motion carried
unanimously.
        #603 John Westlie 3 garages               2900 2 & 52 W          $ 96.00
        #604 Todd Haider remodel                  318 E 1st Ave            82.00
        #605 Todd Haider SFR                      340 E 1st Ave           367.00
        #606 Phil Momerack 32x42 garage 6111 74th St NW                    94.00
        #608 Bill Preston       510 Valley        14 x 36 garage addn      58.00
        #609 Jack Anderson 136 Colton             12x28 entry/storage      82.00
Hoff moved to approve permits as presented, Walter seconded and motion carried unanimously.

As the city hall doors have not been rekeyed for several years, council instructed Diane to do so.

 Check #     Payee                              Net             13771      Rocky Yale                      137.50
  13741      Burlington Post Office             66.48           13772      AFLAC                            34.50
  13742      MDU                               122.33           13773      State Disb Unit                 417.40
  13743      ND State Tax Commissioner       7,485.00           13774      Prudential                      108.18
  13744      Verendrye Electric                192.00           13775      NDPERS                        1,283.83
  13745      NDPERS                          1,010.99         electronic   UCB                           3,594.08
  13746      Cindy Bader                       354.63                      Ackerman Estvold
  13747      Keith Crabb                     1,003.78           13776      Engineering                   5,823.13
  13748      Diane Fugere                    1,171.08           13777      Acme tools                      599.98
  13749      Karter Lesmann                  1,162.63           13778      Blue Cross                    1,219.65
  13750      Linda Schwandt                     92.35           13779      Burlington Electric             197.70
  13751      Craig Nett                        474.25           13780      Burlington Fire Dept             10.50
  13752      Rod Schwandt                       83.12           13781      Circle Sanitation             3,830.30
  13753      Dennis Snodgrass                1,023.24           13782      Clock, Joyce                     14.30
                                                                           Commercial Maint. Chem
  13754      State Disb Unit                   181.00
                                                                13783      Corp                            131.16
  13755      Dennis Snodgrass                  261.82
                                                                13784      Dacotah Insurance               101.00
  13756      Keith Crabb                       265.64
                                                                13785      Dakota Fire Extinguishers       150.80
  13757      Dennis Snodgrass                  112.21
                                                                13786      Ferguson                      1,402.46
  13758      Keith Crabb                       265.62
                                                                13787      First District Health Unit       36.00
  13759      Visa                              772.18
                                                                13788      General Trading                 172.74
  13760      Xcel Energy                     1,693.41
                                                                13789      Jesperson Excavating          1,800.00
  13761      Burlington Post Office            128.00
                                                                13790      Menards                          73.79
  13762      Cindy Bader                       354.63
                                                                13791      ND League of Cities             195.00
  13763      Clint Cogdill                     130.88
                                                                13792      ND State Water Commission     4,697.85
  13764      Keith Crabb                     1,059.83
                                                                13793      O'Day Equipment                  45.60
  13765      Diane Fugere                    1,171.08
                                                                13794      One Call Concepts                22.10
  13766      Karter Lesmann                    926.23
                                                                13795      SRT                             563.27
  13767      Cari Olson                        368.88
                                                                13796      Tractor Supply                  100.96
  13768      Dennis Snodgrass                1,023.24
                                                                13797      Ward County Auditors Office      46.16
  13769      Dennis Snodgrass                  453.48
                                                                13798      Jami Wolf-Kokot                 112.00
  13770      Delvin Stemen                     434.80

With no further business to come before the board, the meeting adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,
________________________________                 ___________________________________
Diane Fugere, Auditor                            Jerome Gruenberg, Mayor

December 6, 2010
The Burlington City Council held their regular meeting December 6, 2010. Present were: Mayor Jerome
Gruenberg, Council members Tim Hoff, Jack Anderson, Wayne Walter, Brett Casavant, Auditor Diane Fugere,
Public Works Director, Karter Lesmann, Chief Keith Crabb, Engineer Ryan Ackerman, Delvin Stemen and
several area residents.

Hoff moved to approve the minutes of the November meetings, Anderson seconded and motion carried.

Walter moved to approve bills as presented, Casavant seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Walter moved to authorize Diane to pay necessary year-end bills, Hoff seconded and motion carried
unanimously.

Officer Crabb inquired about having his eye glasses put on the city’s insurance policy as they have been
damaged in the past due to hazards of the job. Diane was asked to check the price and bring it to council at the
next regular meeting.

Ryan Schwandt, dba Hacienda appeared before council to renew his liquor license, Hoff moved to approve
renewal, Walter seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

Karen Anderson, dba Idle Hour, appeared before council to renew her liquor license, Casavant moved to
approve renewal, Hoff seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote, with Anderson abstaining.

Regarding Iseman’s request to replat Desour Addition, Lot 1; Engineer Ackerman’s research on the roadway
right-of-way determined it is not dedicated and could be done as part of Iseman’s plat with approval by former
owner James Johnson. After much discussion about ownership of the water line to the homes in that area, city
attorney, Jim Nostdahl will be contacted for a legal opinion. Engineer Ackerman was asked to get estimates to
bore under the highway and hook to city connection at United Community Bank and put in a meter pit across
the highway for review at the next meeting.

Police Officer and Police Chief job descriptions were reviewed. Hoff moved to approve as presented, Walter
seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Karter asked about selling the carry-all on bids with approval given by ND Surplus Property. Council
instructed Diane to advertise for sale on the access channel, flyers posted in town & ND League of Cities for
two weeks.

Diane presented information on garbage rate increases. Walter moved to increase the residential garbage rate to
$15.00 for years 2011, 2012 & 2013 and $16.00 for years 2014 & 2015, Anderson seconded and motion carried
on a roll-call vote: Walter – yes; Anderson – yes; Casavant – yes, Hoff – no.

Diane presented estimates for new overhead doors for the shop with estimates as follows:
       Vendor                   Estimate       R-value
       Garage Works             $3585           6.57
       Garage Works             $4135           9.19
       Magic City Garage        $4835           9.25
       Overhead Door Co         $4800          14.86
       Garage Works             $4565          15.67
       Magic City Garage        $5650          17.05
Walter moved to approve bid from Garage Works for $4800, R-factor 14.86, paid through the Enterprise
Reserve Fund, Hoff seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.
       Steal Frame (Exterior)
       Northstar Steel         $ 800
       R & K Contractors       $1349
Casavant moved to approve bid from Northstar Steel for $800, paid through the Building Fund, Anderson
seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

The police budget for 2011 salaries needs to be amended from $69,300 to $72,015 due to hiring a new officer.
Walter moved to approve, Anderson seconded and motion carried on a unanimous roll-call vote.

Diane asked about setting up a Facebook account for the city, council approval was given.

Mayor Gruenberg moved to purchase turkeys for city employee for Christmas, Anderson seconded and motion
carried unanimously.

Diane reported receiving a call from County Auditor Smestad reporting we are unable to levy for the Building
Fund and Urban Renewal Fund for 2011 as this is determined by a vote of the people every 10 years. After
discussion via email questioning the possible date of that election having been 1998 and notification to the city
coming in 2010 rather than 2008, the last email was unanswered by Smestad.

Hoff moved to amend the 2011 budget to add $60,000 expense for Water Purchase, Casavant seconded and
motion carried unanimously.

Diane reported the NAWS water rate for 2011 will be reduced to $2.15/1000 gallons.

YEAR END TRANSFERS
Police Budget to Police Vehicle Reserve                       All unspent funds
        Casavant moved to approve transfer, Walter seconded; motion carried unanimously
Highway Fund to Street Sealing Reserve                        $2000.00
        Hoff moved to approve transfer, Anderson seconded; motion carried unanimously
Highway Fund to Hwy Equip. Repair                             All unspent funds
        Anderson moved to approve transfer, Casavant seconded; motion carried unanimously
Maint. Reserve Fund Balance to Enterprise Reserve Fund        balance at year-end
        Walter moved to approve transfer, Anderson seconded; motion carried unanimously
Enterprise Fund to General Fund                               up to $15,000.00
        Casavant moved to approve transfer, Walter seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Casavant presented the preconstruction elevation certificate for building permit #607, Richard Brierly,
approved at the November 2011 meeting.

Casavant presented the following building permits:
#610    All State Const (Mark Skees)         7 River Rd          Single Fam Dw         $415.00
#611    Mark Skees                           7 River Rd          Det. garage 40x60     $112.00
#612    Reid Opland                          Parkway Drive, L2   Single Fam Dw         $53.00
#613    Reid Opland                          Parkway Drive, L1   Single Fam Dw         #53.00
Walter moved to approve permits as presented, Anderson seconded and motion carried unanimously.

Discussion followed regarding discharging the lagoons and possible repairs to be done in the spring of 2011.

Karter reported the sewer on Stemen (at the Pease tie-in) has a dip in the pipe. Several years ago a camera was
run through the line and discovered a dip in the middle of the pipe, half-way down the block, Engineer
Ackerman stated we will need to have it repaired.

Due to water running in the manhole on Colton, a sample will be taken to the Minot Water Treatment Plant for
testing.
 Check #   Payee                            Net                        Engineering
  13799    MDU                              188.84           13831     Acme tools                       21.89
  13800    Verendrye Electric               195.00           13832     American Welding & Gas        1,780.75
  13801    Cindy Bader                      354.63           13833     ATCO                            152.80
  13802    Keith Crabb                      980.83           13834     Best Western Seven Seas          63.00
  13803    Diane Fugere                   1,171.08           13835     Bitz Communication              954.00
  13804    Karter Lesmann                 1,162.63           13836     Black Mountain Software       1,916.00
  13805    Linda Schwandt                    92.35           13837     Blue Cross                    1,279.95
  13806    Rod Schwandt                     175.47           13838     Bowers, James                   200.00
  13807    State Disb Unit                  417.40           13839     Bremer Ins                       23.00
  13808    Jason Babinchak                  203.17           13840     Burlington Rec Commission     6,000.00
  13810    Xcel Energy                    1,671.63           13841     Carquest                         18.10
  13811    Visa                           1,026.15           13842     Circle Sanitation             3,853.06
  13812    Cindy Bader                      398.94           13843     Dakota Fire Extinguishers        19.50
  13813    Jason Babinchak                  147.30           13844     First District Health Unit       36.00
  13814    Clint Cogdill                    230.88           13845     General Trading              41,498.03
  13815    Keith Crabb                    1,003.78           13846     MDU                             278.01
  13816    Diane Fugere                   1,171.08                     Martronics Information
  13817    Karter Lesmann                   926.23           13847     Systems                         879.00
  13818    Cari Olson                       246.88           13848     Minot Daily News                310.49
  13819    Delvin Stemen                    300.60           13849     ND Rural Water Systems          125.00
  13820    State Disb Unit                  417.40           13850     ND State Water Comm           4,157.37
  13821    AFLAC                             34.50           13851     Neset, Roy                       14.30
  13822    Prudential                       102.73           13852     One Call Concepts                23.40
  13823    NDPERS                           936.86           13853     Q Business Source               459.02
  13824    void                               0.00           13854     Schocks                         447.49
  13824    UCB                            2,667.86           13855     Sundre Sand & Gravel            368.13
  13825    Delvin Stemen                     35.50           13856     Toft, Andrew                      6.90
                                                             13857     United Community Bank           549.51
  13826    Burlington Post office           189.00
                                                             13858     Van Thuyne, Matt                 14.30
  13827    SRT                              558.35
                                                             13859     Verendrye Electric              198.00
  13828    Burlington Post office             7.00
                                                             13860     Jami Wolf-Kokot                 112.00
  13829    Steen Construction             8,222.10
  13830    Ackerman-Estvold                 311.50

With no further business to come before the board, the meeting adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,


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Diane Fugere, Auditor                           Jerome Gruenberg, Mayor

				
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