City of Minot
Committee of the Whole
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 4:15 PM
City Council Chambers

1.

HIGHLANDS AT NORTH HILL 2nd and 3RD ADDITION PLATS DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT - PROJECT (3958)

Staff and the Developer, Vegas Capital Funding, LLC, wish to execute and agreement relating to the obligations for the development and conditions outlined by City Staff and approved by the Planning Commission and City Council.

  1. Recommend approval of the Plats Development Agreement by the Council.
  2. Authorize the Mayor to sign the Plats Development Agreement.
2.

2017 BUDGET AMENDMENT - PUBLIC WORKS ALLOCATION

The adopted 2017 budget currently has the public works allocation split to the incorrect department for 25% of expenditures. The proposed ordinance will correct this mistake.

There will be no fiscal impact to the City of Minot upon approval of proposed ordinance.

Recommend the Committee and Council to pass an ordinance to amend the 2017 annual budget to increase the Sewage Pumping and Treatment department expenditures and decrease the Water Supply and Treatment department expenditures for the public works allocation.

3.

FOUR-WAY STOP CONTROL AT MAIN STREET / 2ND AVENUE

Recommend Committee and Council pass an ordinance on first reading to make the Main St / 2nd Ave a four-way stop controlled intersection. Based on engineering judgement, the intersection should be changed to a four-way stop controlled intersection to meet driver’s expectation.


4.

CPM AGREEMENT WITH NDDOT FOR FLOOD PROTECTION P#3529

    The attached CPM agreement is needed to allow construction of the permanent flood control project in the NDDOT right of way of Broadway and the highway 83 bypass.
  1. Recommend approval of the Cost Participation and Maintenance Agreement with the NDDOT for phase 1,2 and 3 of the mouse river flood protection project.
  2. Authorize the Mayor to sign the agreement

 

5.

NDDES FY 2017 SHSP REGIONAL RESPONSE TEAM GRANT- MINOT PD BOMB TEAM

The Minot Police Department Bomb Team has applied for the NDDES FY 2017 SHSP Regional Response Team Grant for equipment in the amount of $126,000. We have requested grant funding to purchase a Live Video X-ray System ($67,000) and a Chemical Identification System for Solids and Liquids ($59,000).
  1. Recommend authorization to apply for and, if awarded, accept the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) FY 2017 State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) Regional Response Team Grant for the Minot Police Department Bomb Team.; and
  2. Authorize the Mayor to sign the award agreement.
6.

SALE OF EXCESS CITY VEHICLES- (4255, 4280, 4283, 4284)

  1. Recommend rejecting the single bid for P#4255, surplus bus and re-advertise for sale later.
  2.  Recommend accepting the high responsible bid of $5000.00 from Christina Paxman to complete sale for ADA van P# 4280.
  3. Recommend accepting the high bid of $8,700.00  for P#4283 sale of skidsteer from Robert Olson to complete sale.
  4. Recommend rejecting bid for P#4284 Ford Sewer Jetter Truck and re-advertise later.
7.

RETAIL BEER & WINE LICENSE- GM MINOT OPERATING, LLC DBA MICROTEL INN & SUITES

The City received a request from GM Minot Operating, LLC dba Microtel Inn & Suites for a Retail Beer and Wine License at 414 37th Ave SW. All documentation has been submitted and is being reviewed by the appropriate departments.

It is recommended the Committee and Council approve the request from GM Minot Operating, LLC dba Microtel Inn & Suites for a Retail Beer and Wine License subject to receipt of all documentation and approval by the Police Chief, Building Official and Fire Marshal.
8.

RETAIL LIQUOR & BEER LICENSE- IRISH LAUNDRY, LLC DBA ARNY’S BOTTLESHOP & LOUNGE

The City received a request from Irish Laundry, LLC dba Arny’s Bottleshop & Lounge for a Retail Liquor and Beer License at #12 3rd Street SE. All documentation has been submitted and is being reviewed by the appropriate departments. 

It is recommended the Committee and Council approve the request from Irish Laundry, LLC dba Arny’s Bottleshop & Lounge for a Retail Liquor & Beer License, subject to receipt of all documentation and approval by the Police Chief, Building Official and Fire Marshal.
9.

ADMINISTRATIVE APPROVALS

It is recommend the Committee and Council ratify the following administratively approved requests:
  1. Off the Vine for a special event permit on June 11, 2017 for an outdoor event at South Main Street
  2. The Landing Bar for a special event permit on June 11, 2017 for an outdoor event at South Main Street
  3. The Spot for a special event permit June 10, 2017 for an outdoor event at #6 2nd St NE
  4. The Spot for a special event permit June 26, 2017 for an outdoor event at #6 2nd St NE
  5. Mi Mexico for a special event permit July 8, 2017 for an outdoor event 301 40th Ave SW
  6. Lamplighter Lounge for a special event permit June 16, 2017 through June 18, 2017 for an outdoor event 200 16th St SW
  7. The Tap Room for a special event permit June 16-18, 2017 and June 23-25, 2017 for an outdoor event at 10 BLK First Ave SE
  8. Minot Optimist Club to conduct a raffle on August 2, 2017 at the Parker Senior Center (21 First Ave SE)
  9. 19th Hole for a special event permit on June 29, 2017 for Bacon and Brew at the Zoo at Roosevelt Park Zoo (1219 Burdick Expy E)
  10. Elevation for a special event permit on August 19, 2017 for an outdoor concert at Elevation (1912 Valley Bluff Drive)
  11. Ebeneezer's for a special event permit on July 14, and 15, 2017 for an outdoor party at Ebeneezer's (300 Central Ave East)
Documents:
  1. Admin Approvals.pdf
10.

INFORMATIONAL- LICENSE TRANSFER

The City Council previously amended Section 5-31 (License to constitute a defeasible property right, transfer or other change in status, operation, or form of license, fee for approval of same), Article II (Licenses), Chapter 5 (Alcoholic Beverages), of the Code of Ordinances to read:
(c) The license amendment application shall include the information required in section 5-18 and a detailed description of any consideration received in exchange for the license transfer.

At the June 5, 2017 City Council meeting, a license transfer was approved between Arny's Inc. and Sheila Goehring.  The information was not available at the time but it was provided to the City Clerk after the sale was final on June 13th.  The selling price for the Retail Liquor & Beer License was $190,000.