GRAND FORKS COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING Ap – Grand Forks Herald

GRAND FORKS COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING April 19, 2022 – 4:00 p.m. Council met following the adjournment with Commissioners Falck, Rost, Engen, Knauf and Pic in attendance. Moved by Rost, seconded by Pic, to approve the minutes of the April 5, 2022 meeting. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Pic, seconded by Knauf, to approve the agenda. Motion passed unanimously. Moved by Knauf, seconded by Rost, to approve the consent agenda. Consent agenda items included: Bills submitted by County Auditor, Check # 40870 – DCI Credit Service Inc – $351.99, 40871 – Florida State Disbursement Unit – $163.39, 40872 – Ingenuity Rm, LLC – $195.46, 40873 – Rodenburg Law Firm – Fargo – $156.53, 40874 – Sd Child Support – $185, 40875 – City of Northwood (Hwy) – $163.24, 40876 – A+ Yard and Snow LLC – $2737.5, 40877 – Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc. – $1740.7, 40878 – Altru Clinic-Main – $2375, 40879 – At & T Mobility – $95, 40880 – Atkinson, Kaitlin J – $513.11 , 40881 – Austinson, Marisa – $507.6, 40882 – Auto Glass & Aftermarket – $544, 40883 – Axon Enterprise Inc – $3066.45, 40884 – Balboa, Jasmine – $25, 40885 – Beaudry Quinn Eloise – $319.55, 40886 – Beaulieu, Stacy – $33.16, 40887 – Bohlman Trenching Service Inc – $12,015, 40888 – Border States Trophy & Awards – $425, 40889 – Boudreaux, Nicole J – $309.79, 40890 – Breidenbach Excavating – $7260, 40891 – Burggr af’s Ace Hardware – $10.57, 40892 – Burkholder Bret – $366.1, 40893 – Cellmer Bushy, Christy L – $61.43, 40894 – CHS Ag Services – $2019.36, 40895 – CIMA Companies Inc – $511.65, 40896 – City of Grand Forks – $433.32, 40897 – City of Grand Forks – Police Department – $687.4, 40898 – City of Grand Forks -Water- $5649.8, 40899 – Comfort Inn-Bismarck 58503- $86.4, 40900 – Community Service Program – $1810, 40901 – Credit Collections Bureau – $6480.64, 40902 – Crown Trophy – $13.5, 40903 – Deere Credit Inc – 2985.58 $, 40904 – Desjarlais, Abagail – $25, 40905 – East Central Waters Regional District – $60, 40906 – Engstrom, Anna M – $245.7, 40907 – Fall River County – $425, 40908 – First Collections Inc – $1488.12, 40909 – First Collections Inc – $144.13, 40910 – First Collections Inc – $233.39, 40911 – Fleming Makayla – $334.48, 40912 – Ford Tom – $22.23, 40913 – Forum Communications – $2295.26, 40914 – Fossum Diane – $2625, 40915 – Germundson Kress – 1 $89.05, 40916 – GF Public Health Department – $17,090. – Welding & GF Machine – $341.54, 40918 – Glenn’s Sinclair Service – $107, 40919 – Grand Forks Heating, A/C & Sheetmetal – $342.21, 40920 – Greg’s Lawn & Landscape – $6546, 40921 – Grove Mitchell A – $1501, 40922 – Hammond, Chelsea – $41.18, 40923 – Hopeful Beginnings – $1500, 40924 – HR Collaborative – $200, 40925 – Hutton Christopher – $47.5, 40926 – IBM – 5243, $82, 40927 – Immanuel Christian Children’s Center – $1692, 40928 – Industrial Builders Inc – $259318.88, 40929 – Information Technology Dept – $3513.53, 40930 – Keller Jalissa Animal Kindness – $118.93 – 40 Hospital – $623.86, 40932 – Knain Jolaine – $89.49, 40933 – Knight Printing – $585.51, 40934 – Krogstad Jason – $3300, 40935 – Little Keepers. – $422.01, 40936 – Live Well Solutions – $1629.6, 40937 – Long, Kateri R – $120.81, 40938 – Lowe’s – $1024.66, 40939 – Manvel Oil Coop – 1999.88, 40940 – Marco -Tx – $692.24, 40941 – Marco Technologies LLC – $335.86, 40942 – McKesson Medical Surgical – $305.41, 40943 – Menards – $106.44 – Midcontinent, 40945 – Morton Buildings, Inc. – $202.66, 40946 – M yles Kami Jo – $197.45, 40947 – Nardini Fire Equipment – $803.25, 40948 – ND Dept of Transportation – $32014.32, 40949 – ND State Radio Communications – 2972 $40950 – ND State Tax Commissioner – $550.61, 40951 – NDSU Dining – $170.2 Nelson County Clerk of Court- $500, 40955 – Nelson International- $2447.73, 40956 – Networking Specialists- $3787, 40957 – Nodak Electric Coop- $44.5, 40958 – North Iowa K-9 – $515, 40959 – Services and sales of Northern Laundry Systems – $1175.32, 40960 – Plumber Supply Northern ie – $329.7, 40961 – Nygaard-Koplin Dawn – $504.69, 40962 – O’Reilly Auto Parts – $1184.68, 40963 – Office Depot – $263.88, 40964 – Olsen Chain & Cable Inc – $1158, 40965 – Olson Sadie – $77.81, 40966 – Olson, Mikaela E – $281.93, 40967 – Olson, Shannon L – $291.92, 40968 – Olson, Sonja S – $179.6 , 40969 – Perales, Nevaeh – $25, 40970 – Peru – $4400.14, 40971 – Pickett, Antowan – $410.29, 40972 – Polk County Sheriff – $75.16, 40973 – Premium Waters, Inc – 43, $24, 40974 – Quadient Leasing USA, Inc – $185.85, 40975 – Quill Corporation – $560.25, 40976 – Radisson Hotel Bismarck – $184, 40977 – Ramberg, John M – $41.3, 40978 – Equipment RDO – $189132, 40979 – RDO Truck Center – $209.85, 40980 – Reliance Inmate Systems – $2000, 40981 – Schmidt & Associates – $35, 40982 – Schmitz Inc – $6140, 40983 – Schroeder John D – $945 , 40984 – Schumacher, Sydney M – $43.88, 40985 – Seeba Beth A – $78.98, 40986 – Shook, Patricia E – $209.79, 40987 – Smaaladen, Marsh a – $50, 40988 – Staples Business Credit – $67.26, 40989 – State Industrial Products Corp – $917.72, 40990 – Straub Andrew Paul – $700, 40991 – Streichers – $1433.89, 40992 – Suedel Amy – $388.8, 40993 – The Exponent – $180, 40994 – Thief River Glass – $275, 40995 – Thomson West – $1830.6, 40996 – Tic Inc – $726, 40997 – Tidbits – $4,099, – Toshiba America Business Solutions – $5014.06, 40999 – Truck Toys – $1400.85, 41000 – Uhing Ryan Michael – $4900, 41001 – US Postmast er By Mail-GF- $332, 41002 – Valley City Municipal Court – $300, 41003 – Valley Dairy – $187.52, 41004 – Vasek Construction Inc – $10,000, 41005 – Verizon Wireless – Newark Nj – $3284.22, 41006 – Wallwork Truck Center Grand Forks – $50.92, 41007 – Wi-Mn Waste Management – $1700.88, 41008 – Worthington Law Firm – $25302.62, ACH Payment to – Acme Electric/Tool Crib of Nor – $489.55, – Allstate Peterbilt – 80.69 $, – Allstream – $63.83, – Amundson Funeral Home – $4600, – May Bakke funeral sound – $2300, – Barron Law Firm LLC – $3347.96, – Batteries and bulbs – $21.99, – Business Essentials – $303.28, – CL Linfoot Company – $60, – Century Electric Inc. – $341.68, – Cintas – $181.6, – Cole Paper Inc. – $2356.51, – Comfort Keepers – $286.59, – Dennie’s Delivery Inc – $143.97, – Dietzler Electric LLC – 2240 $.97, – Docu Shred Inc – $84.32, – Electionsource – $62.31, – Express Auto Glass – $2649.24, – Farmers Oil Co – $6600, – Global Safety Network – $490, – House Economy – $1465.95, – Interstate Power Systems Inc – $12853, – Interstate Towing and Recovery – $1761.6, – Keith’s Security World – $110, – KLJ – $11514.92, – Kutak Rock Llp – $170, – Nelson Auto Center Inc – $39232.76, – Nelsonink.Com – $562.31, – Northwest Tire Inc – $160.55, – Ps Door Services – $747.02, – RDO Trust Account #80-5800 – $2992.29, – Rydell Chevrolet – $70.88, – Spray Advantage Inc – $277.54, – Stein’s Inc. – $9600.2, – Stericycle Inc – 1 $23.09, – Stones Mobile Radio Inc – $718.72, – Summit Food Services LLC – $23,461.78, – Telelanguage Inc – $166.88, – VM Findley Consulting LLC – $10,590.28, – Xcel Energy – Mpls – $62,736.63 and acquisition card transactions of $32,334.63; employee status changes for Lee Mewes, Grace Gutterud, Isaiah Bruce, Loralee Buelow, Sadie Olson, Donna Duley, Autumn Vasichek, Michelle Dale, Muriel Ernestine Rott, Dierra Diegel, Lacy King, James Casserly, Christopher Lindgren Skjerven, Emmitt Drengson and Eric Hagen; over time; March financial report; and gambling permit for Grand Forks AFB 2022 Air Force Ball. Motion passed unanimously. Amber Gudajtes, Director of Fiscal Equalization, addressed the board. Moved by Pic, seconded by Engen, to approve Susan Howlett’s reduction request on parcel number 44-2901-00017-000 for 100% Homestead credit for 2020 up to a maximum of $5,625 appraisal taxable. Motion passed unanimously. Moranda Iverson, GFPS Nurse, MAJ North Dakota Army National Guard and Ms. Minnesota International 2022 addressed the council. Moved by Pic, seconded by Knauf, to recognize April 30, 2022 as National Therapy Animal Day with the President’s signature on the attached proclamation. Motion passed unanimously. Debbie Swanson, Director of Public Health, provided an update on COVID-19. Kate Goldade, Public Health Team Leader, provided an update on the school nurse program. Nick West, county engineer, addressed the council. Moved by Engen, seconded by Knauf, to accept the bid from True North Steel for the steel pipe culverts and gate valves and to accept the bid from ADS for the plastic pipe culverts, and approve the President’s signature on contracts. Motion passed unanimously. Moved by Rost, seconded by Pic, to accept offers from Gowan Construction and Strata Corporation for crushed concrete and to accept offer from Gowan Construction for class 13 aggregates, and to approve the President’s signature on the contracts. Motion passed unanimously. Moved by Knauf, seconded by Pic, to accept Breidenbach Excavating’s bid as contractor for project no. 127-12.1, 105-28.0 and 136-30.0, and approve the president’s signature on the contract. Motion passed unanimously. Moved by Pic, seconded by Knauf, to accept Knife River’s bid as our contractor for the CP-06(022) project, and to approve the President’s signature on the contract. Motion passed unanimously. Moved by Engen, seconded by Rost, to approve the ND DOT local correspondence certificate for inspection of bridges on project BRC-BRS-0099(011) with President’s signature. Motion passed unanimously. Sheriff Schneider addressed the council. Moved by Pic, seconded by Engen, to approve a Fiscal Year 2021 Homeland Security Grant Program – Operation Stonegarden in the amount of $114,048 with signature and initials of the President. Motion passed unanimously. Moved by Rost, seconded by Knauf, to authorize the Sheriff’s Office to sign an agreement with Enterprise Fleet Management for the rental of vehicles from the Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Department, subject to State’s Attorney approval . The motion failed with Rost voting yes and Falck, Engen, Knauf and Pic voting no. Debbie Nelson, Director of Finance and Taxation, addressed the board. Moved by Rost, seconded by Pic, to pay for the ICON Architectural Group contract, which was approved on October 19, 2021, with ARPA funds. Motion passed unanimously. The ARPA expense category will be 6.1. Moved by Rost, seconded by Pic, to adjourn. The meeting adjourned at 5:14 p.m. The next meeting will take place on May 3, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. ____________________________ Thomas H. Falck, Chairman of the Grand Forks County Commission ____________________________ Debbie Nelson, County Auditor (May 11, 2022) 61795

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