GRAND FORKS Ju COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING – Grand Forks Herald

GRAND FORKS COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING June 21, 2022 – 4:00 p.m. Council met following adjournment with Commissioners Falck, Rost, Engen, Knauf and Pic in attendance. Moved by Rost, seconded by Pic, to approve the minutes of the meeting of the Commission of June 7, 2022 and the Equalization County Board. Motion passed unanimously. Moved by Pic, seconded by Knauf, to approve the agenda item, adding Ronald Barta as item 5 replacing the Director of Emergency Management. Motion passed unanimously. Moved by Knauf, seconded by Pic, to approve the consent agenda. Consent agenda items included: Invoices submitted by the County Auditor, Check No. 41361 – Florida State Disbursement Unit – $163.39, 41362 – Ingenuity Rm, LLC – $195.46, 41363 – Rodenburg Law Firm-Fargo – $156.53, 41364 – City of Northwood (Hwy) – $72.7, 41365 – Town of Thompson (Hwy) – $73.91, 41366 – A+ Yard and Snow LLC – $375 , 41367 – Aaker-Bonham Pam – $129, 41368 – Abbco Tools LLC – $169.99, 41369 – Advanced Engineering & Environmental Ser- $2278.5, 41370 – Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc.- $1626.7, 41371 – All Season’s Garden Center- $159.99, 41372 – Altru Clinic-Main- $2394, 41373 – Altru Health System (978) – $9959.53, 41374 – Altru Health System 13780 – $54.5, 41375 – Anderson, Bottrell, Sanden & Thompson – $6963.43, 41376 – At & T Mobility – $95, 41377 – Atkinson, Kaitlin J – $387.05, 41378 – Barnes County Sheriff – $100, 41379 – Best Western Harvest Inn & Suites – $78, 41380 – Bob Barker Company – $260.49, 41381 – Bonham Kevin – $1648.08, 41382 – Border States Trophy and Awards – $175.41 383 – Burggraf’s Ace Hardware – $19.98, 41384 – Burnn Boiler & Mechanical Inc – $316,645, 41385 – Cass County Clerk – $500, 41386 – Cellmer Bushy, Christy L – $93.49, 41387 – CHS Ag Services – $257.5, 41388 – CHS Inc – Warren – $8791.48, 41389 – City of Grand Forks-Police Dept- $6435.86, 41390 – City of Grand Forks-Water- $5901.23, 41391 – CNA Surety- $100, 41392 – Community Service Program- $1880, 41393 – Davis, Brian- $500, 41394 – Deere Credit Inc – $2985.58, 41395 – Dejarlais, Laura Anne – $633, 41396 – Duncan, Lance – $66.5, 41397 – East Central Regional Water District – $60, 41398 – Ecolab Pest Elimination Div – $155, 41399 – Eggl, Naomi M – $69.62, 41400 – Empowered Solutions LLC – $96.8, 41401 – Enterprise Rent-A -Car – $69.5, 41402 – Fairfield Inn By Marriott – $86.4, 41403 – Fastenal – $224.4, 41404 – Forum Communications – $516.6, 41405 – Gaddie Jackie – $421.2 , 41406 – GF Public Schools – $100, 41407 – GF Welding and Machine – $652.17, 41408 – Glenn’s Sinclair Service – $25, 41409 – Gregory J Norman Funeral Home – $4600, 41410 – Guardian Fleet Safety LLC – $19908.48, 41411 – Gudajtes Amber – $210.6, 41412 – Hammond, Chelsea – $800.24, 41413 – Hampton Inn-Bismarck – $134, 41414 – Harmon, Haydn L – $109.5, 41415 – Hit Inc – $213.21, 41416 – Hobart Sales & Services – $391.33, 41417 – Holm, Karla – $101.51, 41418 – Holtz, Jenna – $270.27, 41419 – Hutton Christopher – $112, 41420 – Ihry Leanna – $82.78, 41421 – Thorough Inspections – $2291.67, 41422 – Industrial Builders Inc- $127266.89, 41423 – Information Technology Dept- $3331.95, 41424 – Johnson Controls Fire Protection Lp- $7590, 41425 – Johnson Excavating & Salvage- $3500, 41426 – Johnson Publishing – $44, 41427 – Keller Jalissa Spanier – $116.24, 41428 – Knain Jolaine – $77.22, 41429 – Kooser Wilfred B – $168, 41430 – Kuenzel Kelly – $175, 41431 – Lanes Jacob – 109 $.5, 41432 – Lithia of Grand Forks – $100.57, 41433 – Little Keepers.- $1402.96, – Lloyd Joel Mathew – $109.5, 41435 – Loffler – $53.31, 41436 – Lowe’s – $189.79, 41437 – L unseth plumbing and heating – $1040.4, 41438 – Mack Wayne – $168, 41439 – Manvel Oil Coop – $15942.21, 41440 – Marco -Tx – $692.24, 41441 – Marco Technologies LLC – $2033.19, 41442 – Mckenzie County Sheriff – $500, 41443 – Mckesson Medical Surgery – $575.66, 41444 – Menards – $330.58, 41445 – Midcontinent Communications – $603.63, 41446 – Midstates Equipment & Supply Inc – $18337.58, 41447 – Motorola – $130635.06, 41448 – Myles Kami Jo – $32.76, 41449 – ND Dept of Public Instruction – $0.058, 41450 – ND Dept of Transportation – 7658 $.3, 41451 – ND DHS Finance Dept – $6751.09, 41452 – Nelco First Aid Inc – $90, 41453 – Nelson International – $804.92, 41454 – Ness Press Inc. – $78, 41455 – Networking Specialists – $4256, 41456 – Night Vision Devices, Inc. – $15614, 41457 – Nodak Electric Coop – $367, 41458 – Northern Plumbing Supply – $470.5, 41459 – Northwest Tire – $36.66, 41460 – O’Reilly Auto Parts – $399.9, 41461 – Olson, Genevieve K – $226.4 , 41462 – Olson, Mikaela E – $250.63, 41463 – Olson, Shannon L – 3 $17.72, 41464 – Olson, Sonja S – $219.96, 41465 – Ottertail Power Co-Devils Lake – 20.52 $, 41466 – Parks, Connie – $3550, 41467 – Peru – $4574.98, 41468 – Premium Waters, Inc – $35.69, 41469 – Quadient Leasing USA, Inc – $102, 41470 – Quality Inn-Bismarck – $345.6, 41471 – Randall, Jacob A – $168, 41472 – RDO Truck Center – $1999.66, 41473 – Redwood Toxicology Laboratory – $470.38, 41474 – Risberg Jennifer – $600, 41475 – Roddie, Taylor R – $147, 41476 – Rothenberger Shane D – $35, 41477 – Wheel, Emily – $316.31, 41478 – Safe Kids – $145, 41479 – Schmitz Inc – $52094.3, 41480 – Schumacher, Sydney M – $38.61, 41481 – Shook, Patricia E – $30.42, 41482 – Shop 4-H – $113.9, 41483 – Skip’s Petroleum – $4743.29, 41484 – Skydio, Inc – 3922 $, 41485 – Solheim, Paula – $57.59, 41486 – Spicer Trucking – $217.8, 41487 – Stalker Radar – $4,148, 41487 – Stalker Radar – $4,148 – Staples Advantage – $124.9, 41489 – Strata Corporation – $22074.28, 41490 – Suedel Amy – $266.76, 41491 – Teal Drones, Inc. – $441.32, 41492 – Teal Drones, Inc. – $3883.68, 4149 3 – Team Laboratory Chemical Corp – $8882.5, 41494 – Thomson West – $1830.6, 41495 – Tic Inc – $714, 41496 – Toshiba America Business Solutions – $68, 41497 – Traill County Sheriff – $500, 41498 – Tri State Paving & Concrete In – $18525, 41499 – Tri-County Water District – $58.2, 41500 – Triix Customs – $127.5, 41501 – UND Office of Safety – $1153.07, 41502 – US Bank – Cm 9690 – $1800, 41503 – Valley Dairy – $216.04, 41504 – Van Diest Supply Company – $23824.6, 41505 – Verizon Wireless – Newark Nj – $3399.66, 41506 – Workforce Safety & Insurance – $250, 41507 – Workforce Safety & Insurance – $4686.54, 41508 – Yorhom Medical Essentials – $155.75, payme nt ACH to – Acme Electric/Tool Crib of Nor – $455.46, – Advanced Business Methods – $738.54, – All Embracing Home Care LLC – $307.56, – ​​Allstate Peterbilt – $273.3, – Amundson Funeral Home – $2300, – Anderson Brothers Body Shop LLC – $5394.36, – Badgepass Inc – $450, – Batteries Plus Light Bulbs – $116.95, – Bergstrom Electric – $127.5, – Business Essentials – 275, $28, – Butler Machinery Company – $393.77, – CL Linfoot Company – $871.16, – Century Electric Inc. – $369.96, – Choice Health & Fitness – $246, – Cintas – $100, – Cole Paper Inc. – $6948.78, – Community Violence Interventio – $6553.02, – Dennie’s Delivery Inc – $245.6, – Docu Shred Inc – $207.62, – Drv Technologies, Inc. – 751.5 $, – Farmers Oil Co – $6975, – Forx Radiator – $785.79, – Galls An Aramark Company – $49.67, – Global Safety Network – $137, – Gowan Construction – $82164.95, – Greater GF Fair & Exhibition – $4427.53, – Home of Economy – $135.47, – Interstate Power Systems Inc – $10867.73 , – Interstate Towing & Recovery – $1005.14, – Keith’s Security World – $6, – KLJ – $23102.51, – Marco Technologies LLC – Pa – $1048.3, – Nelson Auto Center Inc – $72233.68 , – Northdale Petroleum – $27576, – Northwest Tire Inc – $84.99, – Office Depot-Chicago – $339.24, – Phoenix Supply – $1941.8, – Ps Door Services – $80, – RDO Trust Account #80-5800 – $6380.83, – Royal Tire Inc – $106.42, – Rydell Chevrolet – $170.93, – Stein’s Inc. – $1,356.14, – Stericycle Inc – $123.09, – Stones Mobile Radio Inc – $651.28, – Summit Food Services LLC – $15,474.4, – Telelanguage Inc – $223.5, – Tri Steel Mfgr Company – $14,460, – VM Findley Consulting LLC – $8,000 , – West Holding – $604, – Xcel Energy – Mpls – $2,600.4; employee status changes for Nick Fetsch, Trokon Williams, Cody Franklin and Kayla Tayor-Lewis; over time; and gambling license for the UND Alumni Association and Foundation. Motion passed unanimously. Ronald Barta addressed the board regarding a complaint he had against county auditor Debbie Nelson. President Falck said his complaint has been received by the state’s attorney and that we will await direction from that office. Lane Magnuson, county planner, addressed the council. Moved by Rost, seconded by Engen, to approve the following changes to Chapter 72 of the Zoning Resolution: increase the setback from dwellings and other structures to ½ mile, change the setback from property lines to a separation distance of at minus 1.1 turns heights and shadow flicker shall not exceed thirty (30) hours per year on dwellings. And to lift the moratorium on wind farms. Motion passed unanimously. Moved by Knauf, seconded by Rost, to approve a request from the GF Water Board for permission to hold a public fireworks display at the Larimore Dam Campground and Recreation Ground on July 3, 2022. Motion passed at the unanimity. Laura Boehler, Memory Fireworks, addressed the board. She asked to change the date of the fireworks display to June 29, 2022. Moved by Rost, seconded by Knauf, to approve a request by Laura Boehler for permission to hold a public fireworks display at the fireworks of memory on June 29, 2022, subject to Regional Airport Authority board approval. Motion passed unanimously. Sheriff Schneider addressed the council. Moved by Engen, seconded by Rost, to approve employee status forms for Harold Narlock, Colt Iseminger and James Mozey. These are reserve assistants whose remuneration will be 100% reimbursed by the other entities. Motion passed unanimously. Moved by Engen, seconded by Pic, to approve a $4,750 increase in the Sheriff’s Department Lighting Capital Improvement Project at the Sheriff’s Warehouse. Motion passed unanimously. Tom Ford, Director of Administration, addressed the board. Moved by Pic, seconded by Rost, to donate approximately 20 surplus obsolete computers to the GF Public School Vocational and Technical Education Program. Motion passed unanimously. Moved by Knauf, seconded by Pic, to accept proposals from CL Linfoot for $1,798 for new conduits and $1,856 from JCI for the computer server room monitoring system. This will be paid from capital improvements. Motion passed unanimously. Moved by Rost, seconded by Knauf, to accept Vilandre’s proposal for $7,522 to replace 40′ of sewer pipe at the courthouse. This will be paid from capital improvements. Motion passed unanimously. Proposed by Pic, seconded by Engen, to contract with Dean Dahl to solve an AS400 software problem. The contract will not exceed $2,500. Motion passed unanimously. Jay Kleven, AE2S, provided an update on an inspection he performed on the Grandstand at the Fairgrounds and the Grand Forks County Parking Ramp Study. Moved by Rost, seconded by Knauf, to donate two surplus curator desks and four chairs to CVIC and eight surplus filing cabinets to the GF Library. Motion passed unanimously. Moved by Rost, seconded by Pic, to adjourn. The meeting adjourned at 5:21 p.m. The next meeting will take place on July 5, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. Grand Forks County Commission Chairman Thomas H. Falck Debbie Nelson, County Auditor (July 13, 2022) 80822

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