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City of Wildrose

 

March 11, 2024

 

Wildrose Fire/City Hall

 

Calling meeting to order for a regular meeting of the City of Wildrose was held in the Fire/City Hall, Wildrose, ND on March 11, 2024. The meeting convened at 7:03 pm. Member of the Council in attendance, Mayor Marlyn Vatne, VP Karla Magnuson, Todd Kragness, and Fred Baldwin. President Riley Reisig was not in attendance.

 

Council resided the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Open Agenda: #2 OB, 302 Cooley St. Motioned by Magnuson to set the agenda as closed, 2nd by Baldwin. Vote: Ayes; Magnuson, Baldwin, and Kragness. Vote: Nays; None. Motion Passed.

 

Guests: Dave Evenson and Brandon Baer.

 

Engineer Report: The Preliminary Design for City Building was discussed along with the Lead Service Line Inventory Assistance, Wildrose Fire Hall Addition, DWR Inventory Updates and the Wildrose Storm Sewer Project.

 

Review of Meeting Minutes: Wildrose City Council regular meeting minutes for February 12, 2024. Motioned by Magnuson to approve the regular meeting minutes for February 12, 2024, 2nd by Baldwin. Vote: Ayes, Magnuson, Kragness, and Baldwin. Vote: Nays; None. Roll Call Vote: Magnuson, Baldwin, and Kragness. Motion Passed.

 

Auditors Report: Accounts & balances were reviewed along with the Gross Production and Taxes and Royalties.

 

Review of Bills: General Fund, Visa $180.86, Deep Timber $2500.00, Chamley $100.00, Fire Extinguish Systems $359.80, Horizon Res. $1835.99, Jorgenson Lumber $1197.00, Journal $122.64, MDU $1059.97, Menards $157.79, NCC $152.05 and ND State Tax Comm. $5.00. Enterprise Fund: Astro Chem $25.00, Circle Sanitation $2107.25, MDU $310.45, Peak Water $357.50 and R & T Water $3145.14. Motioned by Magnuson to approve the bills, 2nd by Kragness. Vote: Ayes; Magnuson, Kragness, and Baldwin. Vote: Nays; None. Roll Call Vote: Magnuson, Kragness, and Baldwin. Motion Passed.

 

Review of Payroll: Motioned by Baldwin to approve the February 2024 payroll, 2nd by Kragness. Vote: Ayes; Baldwin, Kragness, and Magnuson. Vote: Nays; None. Roll Call Vote: Magnuson, Baldwin, and Kragness. Motion Passed.

 

Astro Chem Report: March drinking water test is Satisfactory.

 

City Maintenance & Works: Maintenance discussed, the generator at the Café/Bar, Tree Burning, Payloader hose, water leak and dirt pile removal.

 

New Business: 305 Cooley St., Mayor Vatne update Council on purchase of property.

 

Bar/Café: The City of Wildrose is looking for new tenants for the Bar/Cafe, Dave Evanson presented a proposal for the Café.

 

Horizon Resource Propane Tank Lease Contract: Motion by Kragness to approve the HR Propane Trank Lease Contract for the Café/Bar, 2nd by Magnuson. Vote: Ayes; Kragness, Magnuson, and Baldwin. Vote: Nays; None. Motion Passed.

 

City of Wildrose Equalization Meeting was discussed, the date of Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 7:00 pm was chosen by Council.

 

Old Business: The Lumber Yard demolition was disused, Council will move forward with demolition for the Lumber Yard, city auditor will complete the application for Demolition and Renovation with the State of North Dakota.

 

302 Cooley St. Motioned by Kragness to sell the parcel # 01-000-00-10-01-005 to for $2300.00, 2nd by Baldwin. Vote: Ayes; Kragness, Baldwin, and Magnuson. Vote: Nays; None. Roll Call Vote: Magnuson, Baldwin, and Kragness.

 

Motioned by Kragness to see parcel # 04-000-00-10-01-010 for $1000.00, 2nd by Magnuson. Vote: Ayes; Magnuson, Kragness, and Baldwin. Vote: Nays; None. Motion Passed.

 

Announcement’s: Northwest Vet Service: Vaccination & Pet Licensing will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2024. Cast’s 12:00-1:00 pm and Dog’s 1:00 -2:30 pm.

 

The LOC Spring Workshop will be held in Minot on March 19 & 20, 2024

 

Motioned by Magnuson to adjourn the meeting at 8:20 pm, 2nd by Kragness. Vote: Ayes; Magnuson, Kragness, and Baldwin. Vote: Nays; None. Motion Passed.

 

Next regular meeting will be held on April 8, 2024, at the Wildrose Fire/City Hall.