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Horace City Council Meeting Minutes Summ

Horace City Council Meeting Minutes Summary The Horace City Council met on December 20, 2021 @ 6:00 pm at Horace City Hall. Those present were Mayor Kory Peterson, Councilmember Naomi Burkland, Councilmember Jeffrey Trudeau, and Councilmember Sarah Veit. Councilmember Chelsey Johnson was absent. Others present included: Brenton Holper, Jim Dahlman, Lukas Croaker, and Adam Carpenter. Mayor Peterson called the meeting to order at 6:09 pm. The pledge of allegiance was recited. Agenda Item #3: Approve Regular Agenda Motion: Approve the Regular Agenda Adding the 219 Dakota Avenue Variance Application after Agenda Item #8. Adding Agenda Item #15b (Ohnstad Twitchell’s Billable Rate Change) and Agenda Item #15c (Resolution of Meeting Location to the Fire Hall). 1st Motion: Councilmember Trudeau 2nd Motion: Councilmember Burkland Action taken: All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried. Agenda Item #4: Approve Consent Agenda a. Vendor Invoices b. Fund Balance Report & Income Statement c. Checks Written in November 2021 d. Water, Sewer, Storm and Street Improvement District No. 2020-2 (82nd Avenue) i. Progressive Estimate No. 7 in the amount of $417,650.53 to Dakota Underground Co. e. Water, Sewer, Storm and Street Improvement District No. 2021-3 (Lakeview Addition) i. Progressive Estimate No. 4 in the amount of $1,041,337.61 to Dakota Underground Co. Motion: Approve the Consent Agenda. 1st Motion: Councilmember Burkland 2nd Motion: Councilmember Veit Action taken: All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried Agenda Item #5: Approval of City Council Meeting Minutes from December 6, 2021 Motion: Approve the December 6, 2021, City Council Meeting Minutes. 1st Motion: Councilmember Trudeau 2nd Motion: Councilmember Burkland Action taken: All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried. Agenda Item #6: Public Comment Agenda Item #7: Sheriff’s Update | Ross Krause/Craig Keller, Cass County Sheriff’s Department & Brenton Holper, City Administrator Agenda Item #8: Wall Avenue | Jim Dahlman, City Engineer Agenda Item #8b. 219 Dakota Ave – Variance Application | Jim Dahlman, City Engineer Motion: Approve the Variance Application for the Property at 219 Dakota Avenue. 1st Motion: Councilmember Veit 2nd Motion: Councilmember Trudeau Action taken: All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried. Agenda Item #9: Sign Ordinance – 1st Reading | Lukas Croaker, City Attorney Motion: Approve the First Reading of the Sign Ordinance with Suggested Amendments. 1st Motion: Councilmember Veit 2nd Motion: Councilmember Trudeau Action taken: All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried. Agenda Item #10: WSSt. ID No. 2022-1 (Visto Industrial Drive) | Lukas Croaker, City Attorney Motion: Direct the Engineer to Prepare the Plans and Specifications for the WSSt. ID No. 2022-1 Prject (Visto Industrial Drive). 1st Motion: Councilmember Veit 2nd Motion: Councilmember Burkland Action taken: All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried. Agenda Item #11: Lot 1, Block 2, Southdale Farms 3rd Addition | Lukas Croaker, City Attorney Motion: Approve Transferring Lot 1, Block 2 (Southdale Farms 3rd Addition) to the City of Horace. 1st Motion: Councilmember Veit 2nd Motion: Councilmember Trudeau Action taken: All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried. Agenda Item #12: Water, Sewer, Storm and Street Improvement District No. 2021-3 (Lakeview Addition) | Jim Dahlman, City Engineer Motion: Approve the Water, Sewer, Storm and Street Improvement District No. 2021-3 (Lakeview Addition) Change Order No. 2. 1st Motion: Councilmember Trudeau 2nd Motion: Councilmember Veit Action taken: All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried. Agenda Item #13: IT & Livestream Options | Brenton Holper, City Administrator Motion: Approve the Network Upgrade Agreement Excluding Line Item 17 and 19 as Presented by Staff. 1st Motion: Councilmember Trudeau 2nd Motion: Councilmember Burkland Action taken: All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried (3-0). Agenda Item #14: Population Growth Analysis | Brenton Holper, City Administraton Agenda Item #15: Metro-Wide Housing Needs Analysis (MetroCOG) | Brenton Holper, City Administrator Motion: Approve $2,000 for the Metro-Wide Housing Needs Analysis (MetroCOG). 1st Motion: Councilmember Johnson 2nd Motion: Councilmember Veit Action taken: All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried (3-0). Agenda Item #15b: Ohnstad Twitchell’s Billable Rate Change | Lukas Croaker, City Attorney Motion: Approve Ohnstad Twitchell’s Billable Rate Increase of $5.00 per Hour. 1st Motion: Councilmember Johnson 2nd Motion: Councilmember Veit Action taken: All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried (3-0). Agenda Item #15c: Resolution to Change the Meeting Location to the Fire Hall | Lukas Croaker, City Attorney Motion: Approve the Resolution Changing the Meeting Location to the Horace Fire Hall. 1st Motion: Councilmember Veit 2nd Motion: Councilmember Burkland Action taken: All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried (3-0). Agenda Item #16: Engineering/Public Works | Jim Dahlman, City Engineer Agenda Item #17: City Administrator | Brenton Holper, City Administraton Agenda Item #18: Portfolio Reports a. Mayor Peterson b. Councilmember Veit c. Councilmember Burkland d. Councilmember Johnson e. Councilmember Trudeau Agenda Item #19: Adjourn Motion: Approve Meeting Adjourn at 8:50 pm. 1st Motion: Councilmember Trudeau 2nd Motion: Councilmember Veit Action taken: All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried. The next Horace City Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 3, 2022, at 6:00 pm. The meeting will take place at the Horace Fire Hall Event Center located at 314 Main Street. (Jan. 5, 2021) 19739