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June 2, 2016 Billings County Pioneer Page 5 City of Beach CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS PUBLISHED SUBJECT TO THE GOVERNING BODY'S REVIEW AND REVISION A regular meeting of the Beach City Council was called to order by Mayor Walter Losinski on May 16, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present when the meeting was called to order was City Council Henry Gerving, Dell Beach, Tim Marman, Mark Benes, Jeanne Larson, Wade Walworth, City Auditor Kimberly Nun- berg, PWS Mike Braden, Engineer Ken- zie Robertson, guests Theresa Medina, Juliet Thomas, Dan Farstveet and Levi Hall. Mayor Losinski called for any addi- tions or corrections to the agenda. Nun- berg requested the following items be added to the agenda; Application for Special Events Permit, Request from Golden Valley County Fair Association to hold a fireworks display, Correspon- dence from USDA, Resolution 12-2016, Executive Session. Walworth moved to approve the addition of items to the agenda, second by Larson. Motion car- ried unanimously. PWS Report: PWS Braden reported City Clean- Up Week went well but will be extended two days this week since the landfill had to be closed two days last week due to rain. The North water tower has been filled and fire hydrants will be flushed Wednesday and Thursday of this week. Next week, weather allowing, the city crew will be trimming trees and grinding stumps in the boulevard. ND Game & Fish will be making improvements to the pier at the fishing pond in the near future. A meter pit is scheduled to be in- stalled at the fairgrounds next week. Seasonal help was discussed. Merman moved to hire back one seasonal em- ployee from last summer at the same wage, second by Benes. Motion carried unanimously. Nunberg presented her written re- port. The Bank of ND has given an ex- tension to June 30th on the $3.888 m loan for the proposed road project in the NW and SE areas of the city. The Tourist Information Center will open on May 28th. The Consumer Confidence Report (Annual Water Quality Report) has been completed and will be pub- lished in the next available issue of the newspaper. Nunberg reviewed the fi- nancial statement for the month of April. Benes moved to approve the financial statement, second by Larson. Motion carried unanimously. Committee Report: Sheriff's Report - Sheriff Stf~e~l# ,was not available for the meeting. The'Sher- iff's Report for the month 0f April con- sisting of 31 calls and 7 citations was reviewed. Zoning Board - Nunberg reported r the Board is nearly finished with review i of the Zoning Ordinance. Upon com- i pletion the Board will be making recom- mendations for the City Council to i consider adopting. I Unfinished Business: An email for Attorney Bouray re- I garding progress on the Contract for | Transfer of Service Area with Southwest Water Authority (SWA) was read. Dis- I cussion. Nunberg will relay agreed | upon terms to Attorney Bouray. New Business: i A Public Hearing was held at 7:30 II p.m. regarding a request for Conditional Use of a commercial elevator and ac- i cessory structures at SE IA LESS TR. A-72 & TRACTS, SEC 25-140-106. Gerving moved to open the Public Hearing, second by Walworth. Motion carried unanimously. Farstveet inquired if shareholders of Beach Cooperative Grain Company will be given an oppor- tunity to vote on the project, being it is now a joint venture. Hall indicated a joint venture is being worked on and at the proper time shareholders would be involved with that decision. Discussion continued on annexation of the property to the city, taxable value of the project and impacts to the city and surrounding area. Merman requested Nunberg read | the previous conditions set in February 2015 when the first Conditional Use I Permit was issued which was only for a i rail loop. Conditions set in February I 2015 were; 1. The City Engineer must ap- I prove the project's engineered con- struction plan prior to commencement I of construction. The plan shall include I at minimum, provisions for storm water management, and weed control, as well I as elevations, and a project rendering, i 2. The City must receive written confirmation from Burlington Northern i Santa Fe (BNSF) that the applicant has i completed BNSF's new business re- I view process and has been issued a commission to proceed, i 3. Applicant shall construct a berm along the west side of the prop- I erty to provide a buffer between the i project and the residential areas to the west. The berm shall not cause any i drainage or runoff with regard to neigh- I boring properties. 4. A manufactured fence, of a i material and size deemed acceptable to i the City, shall be installed west of the I berm described above. 5. A landscaped buffer consist-i ing of trees or shrubs not in excess of | ten (10) feet in height shall be planted outside of the fence. II 6. The facility shall handle grain i or fertilizer products only. No other prod- ucts such as crude oil, hazardous, ex- i I I I I I AREAS RESTRICTIONS SEASON Summary of Changes from Last Year support your local plosive, or highly flammable materials shall be permitted on site. Violation of this condition shall result in immediate revocation of this Permit. 7. Applicant shall provide for flashing lights to be installed at both rail- road crossings of Main Street. 8. Both railroad crossings of Main Street shall be of concrete mate- rial, and shall not affect the "Quiet Zone" crossings on Central Avenue and 2nd Avenue HE. 9. Applicant shall be responsible for contacting City dispatch when the crossings on Main Street will be blocked, so all emergency responders have notice. 10. The applicant shall take steps to have the property annexed in to the City of Beach. 11. The Permit shall have a term of 12 months, at which point it may be reviewed by the City Council. 12. The Permit shall expire with any change of ownership. All subse- quent owners of the property shall be required to reapply for Permit approval. t3. Operation of the facility shall comply with all applicable City, County, State and Federal requirements. Discussion. Gerving moved to close the Public Hearing, second by Benes. Motion carried unanimously. Merman moved to apply these same conditions to this project with the exception of con- dition 12. which should be changed to read "The Permit shall expire with any change of ownership exceeding 50% of the initial project", second by Benes. Motion carried unanimously. An Application for Special Event submitted by the Golva Bar was re- viewed. Gerving moved to approve the Special Event contingent on approval from the Sheriff, second by Walworth. Motion carried unanimously. Corre- spondence was read from the Golden Valley County Fair Association request- ing permission to hold a fireworks dis- play on Friday, August 5, 2016. Benes moved to approve the request contin- gent there is no burn ban in place, sec- ond by Gerving. Motion carried unanimously. Correspondence from USDA Rural Development was read. Gerving moved to approve Resolution 12-2016, second by Beach. Motion car- ried unanimously. RESOLUTION NO. 12-2016 A RESOLUTION TO CALL FOR AND AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF REAL PROPERTY OF THE CITY OF BEACH, NORTH DAKOTA sires" i'6"s lFr'e l I:)'r0p ffy it owns v ltfiin Golden Valley County, to wit: Atw0 (2.0) acre parcel located in the Southwest quarter (SW~A) of Section Sixteen (16), Township One Hundred Forty One (141) West, Range One Hun- dred Five (105) North, Golden Valley County, North Dakota, more particularly described as: Commencing at the Southwest Sec- tion corner of said Section 16 marked by a found chisel mark; thence on the South Section line of said Section 16, an azimuth of 90°02'34", a distance of 632.17 feet; thence on an azimuth of 0°02'34", a distance of 33.00 feet to a point on the Nortt'i .line of a county road right of way and the Point of Begirining ' marked by a rebar with yellow plastic cap (YPC); thence on an azimuth of cap (YPC); thence on an azimuth of Oil cti ity y 27 0°02'08",adistance of 400 feet ton 0°02'08",adistance of 400 feet ton a v reportfrom Ma YPC; thence on an azimuth of YPC; thence on an azimuth of .... 90°02'34", a distance of 217.80 feet to a 90°02'34'', a distance of 217.80 feet to a Baker Hughes Inc. on May 27 re- - Canadian rig count is down.. YPC; thence on an azimuth of YPC; thence on an azimuth of ported: rigs from last year at %, with oil rigs 180°02'08", a distance of 400.00 feet to 180°02'08'', a distance of 400.00 feet to - U.S. rig count is unchanged from down 30, gas rigs down 26, and rais- e YPC; thence on a said North right of a YPC; thence on a said North right of last week at 404, with oi! rigs down 2 cel]aneous rigs up ]. way line an azimuth of 270°02'34", a way line an azimuth of 270°02'34'', a distance of 217.80 feet to the Point of distance of 217.80 feet to the Point of to 316, gas rigs up 2. to 87, and mJs- - North Dakota rig count is at 22. Beginning. Beginning. ce]lancous ligs unchanged at I. Last week the count was 23. WHEREAS, the City Council has to be offered for sale in conjunction - U.S. rig count is down 47] rigs The following relates to oil and gas been advised that a parcel adjoining the with the real property owned by Golden from last year at 875, with oil rigs wcl] activity forthe week of Ma~ 22, property described above is owned by Valley County, described as a 134 acre down 330, gas rigs down 138, and in Stark, Go]den Valley, Billings and Golden Valley County, and that Golden parcel of land in the Southwest Quarter Valley County is interested in pursuing a of Section 16, Township 141, Range misce|laneous rigs down 3. S|ope counties and is from reports of sale of said parcel, said parcel being 105 West, more particularly described -The U.S.offshore rig count is 24, the Department of Mineral Re- described as a 1.84 acre parcel of land as follows: unchanged from last week, and down sources: There were no oil and gas re- in the Southwest Quarter of Section 16, Beginning at a point North 33 feet .5 rigs year over year. ports for those counties. Township 141, Range 105 West, more and East 860 feet from the S.W. Corner particularly described as follows: of the SW~/~, said Section 16, thence Beginning at a point North 33 feet North a distance of 400 feet, thence and East 860 feet from the S.W. Corner east a distance of 500 feet, thence • ofthe SW~,4, said Section t6, thence south a distance of 400 feet, thence c=ng North a distance of 400 feet, thence West a distance of 500 feet to a place of east a distance of 500 feet, thence beginning. south a distance of 400 feet, thence 2. The public sale shall be held Golden Valley County Road Department is calling for West a distance of 500 feet to a place of by sealed bids in a manner to be ap- beginning, proved by the City Council and CityAt- bids for the removal and reconstruction of appFoxi- WHEREAS, the City Council has torney, mately two miles of fence on County Right of Way. Bids been approached by Golden Valley 3. A notice containing a descrip- County with the proposal to offer the tion of the property to be sold and des- are accepted on our Fencing Bid Form and are due at City's above described parcel for sale in ignating the place where and the day the Auditor's Office 2 p.m., June 7, 2016{ For details conjunction with the adjoining parcel and hour when the sale will be held r owned by Golden Valley County; shall be published in the City's official and information please contact the Golden Valley WHEREAS, the City Council of the newspaper once each week for two City of Beach deems it advisable and in consecutive weeks with the last publi- County Auditor's Office 701-872-4123. the best interests of the City of Beach cation being at least ten days in ad- to offer the real property identified vance of the date set for the sale. herein for public sale, in conjunction WITNESS my hand and the official with the sale of Golden Valley County's seal of the City of Beach, North Dakota, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE c~r'Y OF NEDORA HUNICIPAL ELECr1[ON WILL BE adjoining real property; this 16th day of May, 2016. HELD TUESDAY, $UNE 14 AT THE BILLINGS COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN MEDORA. POLLS NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RE- Mayor, City of Beach WILL OPEN AT g:00 A.M. AND CLOSE AT 7:00 P.M. SOLVED that the City Council for the ATTEST: City of Beach North Dakota, as follows: Kimberly Nunberg, City Auditor " 1. That the City Council of the Gerving moved to retire into execu- ELEC13[ON BALLOT--CITYOF MEDORA City of Beach hereby calls for and au- tive session per ND Century Code 44- .lune14,2ot6 thorizes the public sale of the following 04-19-1(1) & 44-04-19.2(1) to discuss Puta cross mark(X) Inthe box following the name of the candldate forwhom you wish to real property: Attorney work product, second by Wal- vote. To vote for a person whose =tame is not printed on the ballot, write that person's name A two (2.0) acre parcel located in the worth. Motion carried unanimously. City In the blank space provided for that purpose AND put a cross mark (X) in the box following the Southwest quarter (SW~/~) of Section Council retired into executive session at written-in name. Sixteen (16), Township One Hundred 8:30 p.m. HEDORACn'YNAYOR Forty One (141) West, Range One Hun- * ...... EXECUTIVE SESSION ....... 4 Year Term dred Five (105) North, Golden Valley Mayor Losinski called the meeting vote for ONE name only by marking the appropriate box County, North Dakota, more particularly back to order at 9:03 p.m. described as: No other business was brought for- Todd Comell Commencing at the Southwest Sec- ward. Gerving moved to adjourn, sec- ~ro, ~=vig E~ tion corner of said Section 16 marked ond by Walworth. Motion carried by a found chisel mark; thence on the unanimously. Meeting adjourned at ................................. [--] ;, South Section line of said Section 16, 9:05 p.m. MEDOI~Cn'YCOUNCIL an azimuth of 90°02'34", a distance of ATTEST: 4YearTerm 632.17 feet; thence on an azimuth of Walter Losinski, Mayor vote for TWO names only by marking the appropriate box 0°02'34'', a distance of 33.00 feet to a Kimberly Nunberg, City Auditor point on the North line of a county road(June 2) Kinley Siauter r--] ma'rf eO by a reb'&r v tfi ,elI0"w plastic [] ] p .... pub![cation of C~Governinjg B~Minutes ' ~ ~' According to state law, once every four years, each city must place on its ballot the question of whether or not the minutes of the governing body shall be published in its official newspaper. If approved, the minutes must be published until disapproved by the voters at a aneeeeding election. A "YES" vote means you want the City of Medora to publish its city minutes in the official newspaper. A "NO" vote means you do not want the City of Medora to publish its city minutes in the official newspaper. YES r-] I--"--1 ~. ~ NO L~ ' ' ' • ' i, , I:'./" q;' ; m m mm m m mm m m m m mm m m m m m m m m m mm m mm m m mm m m m mm m m m mm m m m i 2016-2017 Deer Hunting Proclamation Summary The deadline for submitting applica~ns to the DeparbTmnt~ Bismarck office is June 1, 2016; DEER BOW Statewide *Exception - See information on Special Herd Reduction Deer Seasons. DEER GUN MUZZLELOADER YOUTH DEER 16 1/2 Day Season November 4 (12:00 noon) November 25 (12:00 noon) September 16 (12:00 noon) November 20 December 11 All units Statewide Residents - Any deer is legal, except antlerless mule deer in units 4A, 4B and 4C. No unit restrictions. HOURS OF HUNTING are one-half (1/2) hour before sunrise to cease any hunting activity, leave any stand or sunset). All season openers are Central Time. Nonresidents - Restricted to species of deer described on license. Antlerless mule deer may not be taken in units 4A, 4B and 4C. No unit restrictions. Orange clothing required of all bow hunters during regular gun season. Restricted to type of deer and unit described on license. Type of deer includes species and whether antlerless or antlered (at least one visible antler). Antlerless mule deer may not be taken in units 4A, 4B and 4C. Note exception for white-tailed deer hunters in units 4B, 4C, 4D and 4E. Orange clothing required. Restricted to white-tailed deer only and type of deer described on license. No unit restrictions. Orange clothing required. 12 & 13 year olds - Antlerless white-tailed deer only. 14 & 1 5 year olds - Any deer is legal except antiedess mule deer in units 4A, 4B and 4C. In units 3B1,3B2, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 4E and 4F a special license is required to hunt antlered September 25 Statewide mule deer. No unit restrictions except those possessing the special antlered mule deer license must hunt in their unit the entire season. Orange clothing required. one-half (1/2) hour after sunset except when season opens as noted above. Hunters must blind, and must be in the process of leaving the field at the close of shooting hours (one-half (1/2) hour after The 2016 North Dakota deer hunting season is. set with 49,000 licenses • New this year is an option that allows unsuccessful lottery applicants to donate available, 5,725 more than in 2015. Again, a concurrent season will not be their refund to the department's Private Land Open to Sportsmen (PLOTS) held this year and hunters are allowed only one license for the gun season, program. The donation is not tax deductible. Proceeds from this fund will be focused on deer habitat and gaining access to deer habitat. For the fifth consecutive year, antlerless mule deer licenses will not be issued in units 4A, 4B and 4C. However, for the first time since 2011, antlerless mule deer licenses will be issued in units 3B1, 3B2, 4D, 4E and 4E * Special Herd Reduction Deer Seasons A.) Three special deer bow seasons will again be held in portions of the City details and areas open to hunting will be determined by the City of Fargo. of Bismarck and private land in Burleigh County located adjacent to the City Hunters must submit applications to the Department's Bismarck office along of Bismarck. The bag limit shall be one antlerless white-tailed deer for each with a copy of their Fargo Permit and $30.00 for each license. After October special deer bow license. The seasons shall run from September 2, 2016 thru 31, any remaining licenses can be purchased by permit holders on a first January 31,2017. Hunters who desire to hunt within the city limits of Bismarck come first served basis. must receive trespass permits from the Bismarck Chief of Police prior to being C.) A special deer bow season will again be held at the USDA-ARS Northern issued up to three special licenses from the Department's Bismarck office. Great Plains Research Lab in Mandan. A maximum of 35 antlerless In addition, hunters who possess a bow license may use it during the deer deer bow licenses will be available. Application for the lottery for these bow season (September 2 thru January 8) after obtaining a trespass permit, licenses will be available at www.ars.usda.gov/pa/ngprl. Licenses must Hunters will be restricted to those conditions specified on the trespass permit, be purchased at the Department's Bismarck office. The season shall In the area outside the city limits of Bismarck, no trespass permit is needed, run from September 2, 2016 thru January 31,2017. B.) Additional special deer bow seasons will again be held in portions of the D.) Three special deer bow seasons will be held on NDDOCR land south of City of Fargo and adjacent areas, including privately owned land. Hunters who Bismarck. A maximum of 25 access permits are available to bow hunters desire to hunt within the city limits of Fargo must receive a Fargo City Deer through the NDDOCR with an application deadline of 4 PM CT, July 1, 2016. Permit from the City of Fargo. A maximum of 90 antlerless Special Deer Bow A maximum of 75 antlerless white-tailed deer bow licenses will be issued from Season licenses (available from the Department's Bismarck office) will be issued, the Department's Bismarck office. Each access permit holder may purchase Each permit holder may initially receive up to two of the special licenses. The up to three licenses. The seasons shall run from September 2, 2016 thru seasons shall run from September 2, 2016 thru January 31, 2017. Specific January 31, 2017. A complete 2016 deer hunting proclamation is available from the North Dakota Game & Fish Department, fO0 North Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58501-5095, (701) 328-6300. mm m m mm m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m mimm mmm m m m m m m mm m m m m m m m m m m mm mm mm m mm m m mm mm m mm m m m m mm mm I I I I I I I I I I General Information I • Resident deer bow licenses are issued by the Department!s | Bismarck office, through the Department's website, or by calling | 1-800-406-6409. • Nonresident general deer bow licenses (for white-tailed deer) | are issued by the Department's Bismarck office, through the Department's website, or by calling 1-800-406-6409. | • Nonresident any deer bow licenses (which include mule deer) | are issued by lottery only from the Department's Bismarck office. | • Deer gun and muzzleloader licenses are issued by a weighted lottery procedure through the Department's Bismarck office. | • Resident gratis and nonresident landowner, and youth deer | licenses are issued through the Department's Bismarck office. • There are separate applications for 12 and 13 year olds, YOuth | deer, resident gratis and nonresident landowner, deer gun, ahd | muzzleloader licenses. • Applications are available from county auditors, license | vendors and the Department. The deadline for submitting II applications to the Department's Bismarck :office is June 1, 2016. II • Resident deer bow license holders may take and possess one | deer of any type per season except for antlerless mule deer in units 4A, 4B and 4C; and except as described for the special | herd reduction deer seasons. • Nonresident deer bow license holders may take and possess one | deer of the type descnbed on their license. Antlerless mule deer | may not be taken in units 4A, 4B and 4C. • Deer gun license holders may take and possess one deer of | the type described on their license. Antlefless mute deer may | not be taken in units 4A, 4B and 4C. • Muzzleloader license holders may take and possess one | white-tailed deer of the type described on their license. | • Residents ages 12 and 13 hunting during the youth deer season may take and possess one antledess white-tailed deer. | • Youth deer season license holders ages 14 and 15 may | take and possess one deer of any species, sex or age.except antlerless mule deer in units 4A, 4B and 4C. In units 3B1, 3B2, | 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 4E and 4F a special license is required to hunt | antlered mute deer. • Resident gratis and nonresident landowner license holders | may take and possess one deer of the type described on their | license. Antlerless mule deer may not be taken in units 4A, 4B and 4C. II • Used primary tags shall remain with the antlers or head until | March 31,2017. Used carcass tags shall remain with the meat until March 31,2017 or until meat. is consumed. | I I I I I I APPLYING BY COMPUTER OR BY PHONE QUICK - CONVENIENT - EASY YOU can apply for your deer license - 24 hours a day 7 days a week, making sure your application Is In before the deadline. Visa, Discover end MasterCard accepted. By Phone I| ]]| / call toll free Vie the Internet / 1 -800-406-6409 visit our webslte ~ ~lt gLnd.gov ~ /Besides /icense fee, a service I charge for each applicaet will be Regu/ar/icensefeesapply I added($4.0Oforresidents, $I0.00 with no service charge I for nonresidents). Please have I hunter education number ready, added, L (if required), I I I I I I I I