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June 27, 2013 Billings County Pioneer Page 5 Billings County Commission BILLINGS COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS REGULAR MEETING - MAY 7, 2013 The meeting was called to order at 9:05 A.M. with Commissioners Arthaud, Kasian and Kessel in attendance. Others present during portions of the meeting were: Wes Schuhrke, Jim Haag, Roy Krivoruchka, Chelsey Skachenko, Kevin Holten, Craig Kubas, Gordon Gerbig, Jon Cameron, Dave Jurgens, Donna Adams, Keri Klang, Pat Rummel, Tim Solberg, Kasian moved to approve the min- utes from the April 2, 2013 regular meeting. Kessel seconded. All voted aye. The annual payment for the Bankhead Jones Farm Tenant Act was received in the amount of $5,993,570.74. Arthaud moved to ap- prove amending the Land Utilization budget by $1,718,570.74 to account for the amount received over the budgeted projection. Kessel seconded. All voted aye. Arthaud moved to forward the $350,000".00 budgeted amount to the Billings County School District and transfer the budgeted amount to the three road district funds. Kasian sec- onded. All voted aye. After review of the special event al- coholic beverage permit from Boots Bar & Grill for the NDRA Rodeo at Ran- chorama, Kasian moved to approve the permit. Arthaud seconded. All voted aye. Paul Krush has stepped down from the Golden Valley/Billings County Council on Aging. Margaret Krogh has agreed to fill his unexpired term. Kessel moved to appoint Margaret to the board. Kasian seconded. All voted aye. The board discussed the District 2 used equipment bid on a Dura Patcher and Dura Tank. Kasian moved to reject the one bid received at the April 2, 2013 meeting. Kessel seconded. All voted aye. Wes Schuhrke addressed the board regarding various county issues. The board reviewed zoning requests that had been addressed by the zoning tauof~ a~ tt1~h April fS, 20i3 rrieeting as follows: Richard & Karlene Chruszch: Con- ditional Use permit requested to place a 2004 16'x80' manufactured home for their daughter at an existing farmsite on a 20 acre tract in the $1/2 20-142-99 (13047 22nd St SW). Property is zoned agricultural. Water and sewer permits have been approved. The zoning board ,~ppr~)~,ed.the,.conditionaJ use permi!. Kessel moved to uphold the zoning board dei~i~ibnl Kasia'n Seconded:'AII voted aye. Terry Dwelle: Application to con- struct additions connecting the existing structures on a 69.03 acre tract in the NWl/4 6-139-102 (3628 West River Rd). Property is zoned agricultural. This application would connect three structures that currently exist on site. Setbacks are in line. Application stated that the current zoning was residential, commercial, & agricultural. It was de- termined that the commercial box on the application was incorrectly checked. The zoning board approved the appli- cation conditional upon the "commer- cial" checkbox being removed from the application. Kasian moved to uphold the zoning board decision. Kessel sec- onded. All voted aye. Roger Dieterle: Application to con- struct a 30'x 24'detached garage with loft on Lot 2, Section 6-139-102 (3606 West River Rd). Property is zoned agri- cultural. The zoning board approved this application. Kasian moved to up- hold the zoning board decision. Kessel seconded. All voted aye. ADB Development, LLC: Request- ing a one year extension for their Vari- ance and Conditional Use Permit, allowing them to use up to two RV's during the planning, constructing, and development of the subdivision. As the use will be different from what the orig- inal application was, the zoning board denied their request. The commission- ers upheld the zoning board decision. Discussion ensued regarding vari- ous zoning violations and prices of sco- ria and gravel crushing & hauling in the county. The board received and approved the following permits: Construction in County Right-of-Way Permits Richard & Karlene Chruszch - Section 20-142-99 along 22nd Street SW Whiting Oil & Gas - Section 16- 140-100 along 31 st Street & 136th Ave. Pat Rummel addressed the board regarding the 2013 Burn Ban. The Fire Chief as well as the Sheriff's Depart- ment felt that it was best to align with the fire index. A link to the fire index can be found on the Billings County Web- site; or by calling the Sheriff's Office or the Fire Chief. After review, the com- missioners unanimously approved Res- olution 2013-13 which is on file in the Auditor's office and posted on the bul- letin board at the courthouse, and reads as follows: RESOLUTION NO: 2013-13 Fire Emergency Order WHEREAS, the Billings County Board of County Commissioners recog- nizes that current conditions have cre- ated an extreme risk to the citizens and property within Billings County, ND, of unnecessary loss by fire; and WHEREAS, the Board wishes to regulate activities within the County which pose a potential hazard for such loss, should the present weather condi- tions continue. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED BILLINGS COUNTY IS DECLARED UNDER A FIRE EMERGENCY ORDER AND A BURN BAN IS IN FORCE. 1. No travel is to be allowed off of surfaced roadways normally used for vehicular traffic except as necessary for normal farmer/rancher or industry operations. 2. Industrial operating crews and farmer/rancher operations shall have fire extinguishers and normal fire-fighting equipment at hand, and in- dustrial personnel shall remain at the job site for one-half hour after daily op- erations are completed. 3. Smoking is restricted to inside of vehicles or buildings. 4. Burn ban to include any open burning which includes a ban on the ignition of fireworks, garbage or pit burning and campfires. 5. This burn ban is in ef- fect for Billings County when the Fire Index is in the High, Very High or Ex- treme category until further notice. Pursuant to NDCC 37-17.1-10, any person who willfully violates the burning ban established by this resolution is guilty of a Class B Misdemeanor (UP TO 30 DAYS IN JAILAND A $1000.00 FINE.), and restitution of fire suppres- sion costs may be sought from the court. Dated at Medora, ND, this 7th day of May, 2013 Billings County, North Dakota By: Jim Arthaud, Board Chairman Attest: Marcia Lamb, County Auditor Tim Solberg addressed the board and informed them that he will be step- ping down as Fire Chief and that he will let the board know when the vote for his replacement will be. Tim will be staying on as a fireman, and as Chief until a re- placement is found. The commissioners thanked him for his service to Billings County. Discussion ensued regarding the emergency services building project. Keri Klang addressed the board re- garding a shared paramedic with Beach Ambulance Service. She informed the board that she had met with Beach Am- bulance and they would be willing to cost share 50% of a full time paramedic. Keri was given permission by the com- missioners to hire a full time paramedic and to use our quick response unit until Beach Ambulance can purchase one, and we receive the memorandum of un- derstanding. Craig Kubas with Kadrmas Lee & Jackson met with the board for the monthly engineers report. After review of the annual agree- ment with KLJ, Kessel moved to ap- prove, Kasian seconded. All voted aye. The board recessed from 12:00 to 1:00 P.M. Gordon Gerbig met with the com- missioners on behalf of the Billings County Weed Board regarding a vehi- cle they would like to purchase through private sale for the sprayers. The vehi- cle will cost $15,000. Kessel moved to approve. Kasian seconded. All voted aye. Donna Adams addressed the board regarding 6iffi'ng quest'ions. Sheriff Dave Jurgens addressed the board regarding Legislative Senate Bill 2025 that was passed relating to over- weight fines going to jurisdiction that oversees the roadway. He requested the purchase of scales and a truck so that the county can assess overweight fees asopposedto the Highway De- partment doing the weighing. Commis- ~-sione~s~ direoted ~thesheriff'soffice to ~purchase the necessary equipment if it was under $100,000. Kessel moved to amend the sheriff's office vehicle budget by $100,000 to make this pur- chase. Kasian seconded. All voted aye. The Sheriff's Department is part of the general fund and there is enough in the general fund for this amendment. Jon Cameron, Field Representative for Senator John Hoeven, approached the board and discussed the Oil & Gas funding and updates on various county projects. Due to a scheduling difficulty, the next meeting of the County Commis- sion as well as the County Board of Equalization will be on June 14, 2013. The board approved the revenue vouchers for the month of April: Recorder $9,358.80; Zoning $1,350.00; Court $122.49; Sheriff $48.00. Revenues for materials and/or serv- ices rendered in April: Jon Klym $150.00 snow removal; Joey & Rene' Berger 150.00 scoria; Ambulance Serv- ices $5,355.08. Revenues for the month of April: Highway Tax Distribution $20,301.31; Unorganized Township Road Distribu- tion $20,297.67; State Aid Distribution $73,336.77; Oil & Gas Production Tax $253,063.66; PILT $4,999.77; Interest $1,991.66; Sheriff $197.55 March Col- lections; Sheriff $19,440.00 permits; Billings County Fire Protection District $16,044.62 grant reimbursement from Adjutant General; ND Insurance Re- serve Fund $12,621.00 insurance con- ferment; Royalties $77,205.97. The following claims were approved for payment: PAYEE EXPLANATION CHECK # AMOUNT Gaulrapp, Jerome Weed - 2005 Dodge Ram 004926 $15,000.00 3D Specialties, Inc. Road Signs 004927 $8,656.00 Acme Electric Tool Crib Shop Tools 004928 $866.55 Adams, Donna Recorder - Travel Expense 004929 $194.59 Advanced Business Methods Copier Contracts 004930 $818.89 Advanced Technology Products Shop Supplies 004931 $710.70 Alternative Sanitation Garbage Removal 004932 $220.00 American Welding & Gas Shop Supplies 004933 $131.71 Ameripride Linen Service Mat Rental 004934 $127.28 Art Direct Recorder- Picture Frame 004935 $125.00 Aspen Mills Ambulance - Uniforms 004936 $573.84 Asphalt Surface Technologies. Blacktail Road 004937 $30,626.97 AT&T Cellular Service 004938 $71.69 Atlas Windshield Repair Chip Repair & Replace Windshield 004939 $775.00 Billings County Auditor Auditor - Travel Expense 004940 $28.50 Billings County Rural Fire District Taxes 004941 $6,085.27 Billings County Historical Society Taxes 004942 $316.62 Billings County Pioneer Publishing 004943 $699.72 Billings County School District Taxes 004944 $3,840.03 Billings County School District Land Utilization Payment 004945 $350,000.00 Belfield Automotive Supply, Inc. Parts & Supplies 004946 $2,226.02 Best Energy Propane 004947 $3,828.72 Bismarck Tribune Publishing 004948 $453.00 Blue Cross Blue Shield of N.D. Dental & Vision Premiums 004949 $2,546.00 Butler Machinery Co. Parts & Supplies 004950 $1,444.69 Cassidy, MD, Dr. Michael Ambulance - Medical Direction 004951 $1,000.00 CDW Government Sheriff - Supplies 004952 $188.02 Challenger Industries, Inc. Parts & Supplies 004953 $486.54 Chemsearch Shop Supplies 004954 $290.56 Chesak Seed House Seed 004955 $755.00 Consolidated Shop Supplies 004956 $59.00 Creative Energy Gas & Shop Supplies 004957 $96.33 Dakota Farm Equipment, Inc. Parts & Supplies 004958 $232.33 Dakota Farm Equipment, Inc. 2 - J.D. CX-15 Mowers 004959 $16,900.00 Dakota Water Treatment Shop Supplies 004960 $25.00 Dan's Interstate Conoco Sheriff & Ambulance - Gas 004961 $245.03 Denny's Electric Shop Supplies 004962 $423.50 Diamond Truck Equipment Parts & Repairs 004963 $1,020.00 Oickinson l~ulSiic Library Library Services 004964 $3,708.98 Dickinson Supply, Inc. Parts & Supplies 004965 $187.84 DJ's Tesoro Ambulance - Gas 004966 $219.96 Environmental Systems GIS"~' ILicense Renewal~ 004967 $2,200.00 Fastenal Company Parts & Supplies 004968 $388.47 Fisher Industries Washed Sand 004969 $281.52 Gall's, Inc. Sheriff - Supplies 004970 $142.46 George's Tire, LTD. Tires 004971 $992.00 Gilseth, Mitchel Ambulance - Travel Expense 004972 $105.00 Golden Valley County Social Service 004973 $6,803.26 Great Plains National Bank Recorder- Safe Deposit Box 004974 $35.00 Hedahl's Auto Plus Parts & Supplies 004975 $150.32 Hewlett Packard Company Clerk of Court - Computer Monitor 004976 $216.00 Hlebechuk Construction, Inc. Snow Removal 004977 $2,805.00 Interstate Engineering, Inc. Engineering 004978 $2,223.00 Jamestown Communications D.E.M. - Equipment 004979 $57.00 Jay R's Auto Body Sandblast Water Truck 004980 $5,592.50 JM Welding, LLC Weld Water Tanks 004981 $555.55 Johnson, Christine Clerk of Court - Travel Expense 004982 $171.25 J P Steel & Supply, Inc. Iron Supplies 004983 $156.22 Kadrmas, Lee, & Jackson, Inc. Engineering 004984 $12,931.29 Kasian, Connie Zoning Meeting - Mileage 004985 $78.90 Kasian, Michael E. Commissioner - Mileage 004986 $239.56 Kessel, Anita Zoning Meeting - Mileage 004987 $90.20 Kessel, Joseph L. Commissioner - Mileage 004988 $136.17 Klang, Keri Ambulance - Training Expenses 004989 $197.55 Kohler Communications, Inc. Gorham Tower Rental 004990 $200.00 Krebs Machine & Repair Welding Repair 004991 $42.50 Krush, Paul Zoning Meeting - Mileage 004992 $92.46 Lamb, Marcia Auditor - Travel Expense 004993 $76.84 Little Missouri Badlands Co. Ambulance - Training Expense 004994 $130.00 Logan, Terry 2011/2016 Lease Agreement 004995 $125.00 Lyle Signs, Inc. Road & Street Signs 004996 $1,496.75 t Mac's, Inc. Shop Supplies 004997 $346.08 Medora, City of... Taxes 004998 $23,614.80 Meyer Aggregate, LLC Gravel Crushing 004999 $132,000.00 Meyer Industries Parts & Supplies 005000 $1,180.75 Mid-Dakota Wheel Alignment Parts & Repairs 005001 $1,839.88 Midstate Telephone Company Courthouse - Telephone Service 005002 $944.23 Midwest Elevator & Drilling, Inc. Courthouse - Elevator Repair 005003 $9,600.00 Motorola Solutions Ambulance - Radio Equipment 005004 $6,677.50 Missouri Valley Petroleum, Inc. Medora Keytrol Fill - Gas 005005 $2,848.37 N.D. Association of Counties Taxes 005006 $81.65 N.D. Association of Counties Auditor- ILG Class Fee 005007 $40.00 N.D. Association of Counties Workers Comp. 005008 $5,725.85 N.D.A.A.O. Tax Director - Class Fee 005009 $185.00 N.D. Cowboy Hall of Fame Meeting Room - Maintenance 005010 $200.00 N.D. Department of Transportation Title Fee 005011 $5.00 N.D.P.E.R.S. Health Insurance Premium 005012 $38,793.29 N.D. State Radio Communications Sheriff- T-1 Line & 911 Service 005013 $1,417.53 N.D. State Treasurer Taxes 005014 $127.05 N.D.A.C.O. Resources Group Courthouse - Technical Support 005015 $5,495.25 NDLTAP - UGPTI Conference Fees 005016 $100.00 Nelson International Parts & Repairs 005017 $1,300.48 Newby's Ace Hardware Parts & Supplies 005018 $251.98 Off Road Software, Inc. Oft Road GIS Software 005019 $1,400.00 OK Tire Stores Tires 005020 $4,665.49 Parkway Ford Parts & Supplies 005021 $439.40 PCSInet Website E-mail Host 005022 $352.00 Penguin Management, Inc. Emergency Vo!ce NotifiCation ~:~)5023 ~ ....... $1;074.00 ~Pefformance Truck Center Parts & Supplies 005024 $16.89 Pitney Bowes Postage Machine - Contract 005025 $349.08 Pizza Ranch Ambulance - Training Expense 005026 $224.85 Postmaster Auditor - Postage Stamps 005027 $230.00 Postmaster Postage Stamps 005028 $46.00 Prairie Implement & Equipment Parts & Supplies 005029 $85.10 Pro Tint Sheriff - Supplies 005030 $125.00 Probuild Shop Supplies 005031 $68.28 Professional Printing Sheriff - Office Supplies 005032 $68.00 Pump Systems, Inc. Parts & Supplies 005033 $40.16 Putnam, Karen Zoning Meeting - Mileage 005034 $46.13 Quality Quick Print Sheriff - Supplies 005035 $180.00 Queen City Motors, Inc. Sheriff - Parts & Repairs 005036 $206.95 Ramada Hotel - Bismarck Road Conference - Expense 005037 $89.00 Ramkota Hotel - Bismarck Ambulance - Travel Expenses 005038 $801.00 Ray's Auto Electric, Inc. Parts & Supplies 005039 $145.90 RDO Equipment Co. Parts & Repairs 005040 $2,694.57 RDO Equipment Co. Motor Grader Rental 005041 $9,000.00 Respond Systems Courthouse - Maintenance Supplies 005042 $138.33 Rockmount Research & Alloys Parts & Supplies 005043 $846.03 Roosevelt-Custer Regional Council Mitigation Plan 005044 $4,225.00 Roughrider Electric Cooperative Electricity 005045 $2,427.10 RPM Auto Repair Weed - Parts & Repairs 005046 $1,621.70 Rudy's Lock & Key Shop Supplies 005047 $171.60 Runnings Supply, Inc. Parts & Supplies 005048 $382.67 Sax Motor Co. Sheriff - Parts & Repairs 005049 $340.59 Southwest Business Machines Tax Binder, Laptop Computer, etc. 005050 $2,725.97 Service Printers Weed - Newsletter Postage 005051 $171.39 Share Corporation Courthouse - Maintenance Supplies 005052 $165.66 SimplexGrinnell Courthouse -Alarm System Contract 005053 $1,554.00 St. Joseph's Hospital Sheriff - Testing 005054 $99.00 Stark County Auditor Road Oil 005055 $5,175.00 Steffan Feeds Seed 005056 $230.00 Steffan's Saw & Bike Shop Supplies 005057 $239.98 Stein's, Inc. Courthouse - Maintenance Supplies 005058 $294.98 SuperPumper, Inc. Ambulance & Sheriff - Gas 005059 $417.57 Southwestern District Health Unit Taxes 005060 $2,896.79 Southwest Multi-Co. Correction Ctr. Prisoner Care 005061 $414.04 Southwest Water Authority Taxes 005062 $886.14 Southwest Water Authority Water Usage 005063 $345.28 Swanson, Stacey Tax Director- Travel Expense 005064 $117.52 Swanston Equipment Corp. Parts & Supplies 005065 $151.51 Tab Electronics Ambulance - Radio Equipment 005066 $2,050.00 Tczap, John Zoning Meeting - Mileage 005067 $45.00 Thompson, Philip M. Ambulance - Travel Expense 005068 $218.20 Thos. Y. Pickett & Co., Inc. Tax Director- Appraisal Contract 005069 $10,000.00 Tom's Service Center Sheriff - Oil-X & Service 005070 $43.40 Tooz Construction Shop Expense - Concrete 005071 $16,421.98 Total Safety US, Inc. Safety Supplies 005072 $1,614.66 UltraMax Sheriff - Supplies 005073 $802.00 Underground Vaults, Inc. Recorder- Microfilm Storage 005074 $212.00 Verizon Wireless Cellular Services 005075 $885.00 WaI-Mart Courthouse & Ambulance - Supplies 005076 ~448.37 Warne Chemical & Equipment Co. Weed - Parts & Supplies 005077 $625.70 West Dakota Oil, Inc. Oil, Gas, Diesel, & Shop Supplies 005078 $27,841.48 West Plains, Inc. Bobcat V-Blade 005079 $2,300,00 Westlie Crossroads Truck Center Parts & Supplies 005080 "" ~*~ $2,218.91 Centurylink Telephone Service 005147 $536.68 Consolidated 911 Changes & Internet Service 005148 $231.21 Discovery Benefits, Inc. Flex Plan -Administrative Fee 005150 $83.00 Information Technology Dept. Sheriff- T-1 Line 005152 $469.00 Medora, City of... Courthouse - Utilities 005153 $194.71 N.D.P.E.R.S. Retirement Contributions 005156 $22,802.81 Reservation Telephone Telephone Service 005159 $42.88 Verizon Ambulance - Cellular Service 005160 $30.06 Visa Shop Expenses, Training, etc. 005161 $8,527.70 Payroll in the following amounts were approved for April: General Fund $105,897.43; Road and Bridge Fund $89,895.43; Weed Fund $4,523.95. With there being no further busi- ness, Kasian moved to adjour,~ the meeting 2:20 P.M. Kessel seconded. All voted aye. James Arthaud, Chairman Attest: Marcia Lamb, Auditor (June 27) City of Beach BEACH CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS PUBLISHED SUBJECT TO THE GOVERNING BODY'S REVIEW AND REVISON A regular meeting of the Beach City Council was called to order by Mayor Walter Losinski at 7:00 pm on June 3, 2013. Present when the meeting was called to order was City Council Henry Gerving, Tim Marman, Mark Benes, Jeanne Larson, Wade Walworth, PWS Dell Beach, City Auditor Kimberly Nun- berg, City Engineer Jon Wilczek, Sher- iff Scot Steele and guests Ray Clouse, John Sokoloski, Jacob Zettel, Kevin Steen and Deb Walworth. Minutes of the previous month meet- ings were read. Benes moved to ap- prove the minutes, second by Larson. Motion carried unanimously. Vouchers were reviewed for payment. Larson moved to approve the following vouch- ers, second by Walworth. Motion car- ried unanimously. 16329 Beach Vet Clinic 54.00 16330 Boss Office Products 623.46 16331 Dakota Dust-Tex, Inc. 136.10 16332 Don Hardy 1000.00 16333 Expressway Inn 89.95 16334 Fargo Water Equipment/DSG 2907.61 16335 Farmers Union 1695.85 16336 Floyd Braden 227.40 16337 G&G Garbage Inc. 1500.00 16338 Golden Valley County 7900.00 16339 Golden Valley News677.70 16340 Golva Repair 357.60 16341 Home on the Range 100.00 16342 James Wosepka PC 3600.00 16343 Jill Schatz 16~25 16344 John Deere Financial 18.36 16345 Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson 2625.36 16346 La Playa Mexican Restaurant 60.79 16347 Marman Plumbing and Construction 2300.00 16348 Mid-American Research Chemical 273.55 16349 Midstate Communications 275.68 16350 Morrison Majerle Systems Corp 20.00 16351 NAPA 171.17 16352 National League of Cities Membership 536.00 16353 One Call Concept 245.30 16354 Prairie Lumber Company 259.47 16355 Railroad Management Company 265.74 16356 Rohan's Hardware 24.96 16357 Sip-N-Sew 38.00 16358 Southwest Building Improvement 60087.60 16359 Southwest Water Authority 10592.76 16360 Spirit of the West 48.00 16361 Stockwell Cleaning or Nancy Stockwell 225.00 16362 Verizon Wireless 173.55 16363 West Plains Inc. 8.02 16288-16296 & 16304-16326 City Employee Wages for May 25620.44 16297 NDPERS 100.00 16298 City of Beach 256.51 16299 Blue Cross Blue Shield4742.72 16300 Blue Cross Blue Shield 454.70 16301 Jill Schatz 43.40 16302 Kim Nunberg 92.62 16303 USPS 185.31 16327 NDPERS 100.00 16328 NDPERS 1284.97 -89954 First State Bank of Golva 5528.83 Sheriff' Report Sheriff Steele presented the monthly report consisting of 20 calls, 8 citations and 3 written warnings. Public Works & Auditor's Report PWS Beach reported the radar speed signs on Hwy 16 have been in- stalled and are working properly. All streets have been sweep once and crack sealing has been completed. City crew has been busy mowing, flushing sewers, spraying weeds and fogging for mosquitos. Nunberg reviewed her writ- ten report. The financial report for the month of May will be reviewed at next meeting. Committee Reports: Mayor Losinski presented the Coun- cil with a recommendation on employee wages. A decision was tabled until the next meeting. Mayor Losinski sug- gested the Council be paid a monthly fee instead of being paid a base fee and a fee per meeting they attend. Benes moved to pay the Council $300 per month rather than paying a base fee and fee per meeting, second by Wal- worth. Discussion. G'ervl'ng- yes, tlVl'ar- man - no, Benes - yes, Larson- yes, Walworth - yes. Motion carried. Unfinished Business: New Business: Southwest Building Improvements submitted a Contractor's Request for Extension of Contract Time on the Rail- road Quiet Zone Project. Discussion. Marman moved to approve the request, second by Benes. Motion carried unan- imously. At 7:30, a Public Hearing was held to address a Petition for Annexa- tion and Annexation by Resolution. Nunberg read a letter from Patricia Rogers protesting annexation of her property. Since less than one-fourth of the property owners protested, the an- nexation process will continue. A copy of the resolution and map will be recorded with the County Recorder. Gerving moved to approve the First Reading of Ordinance 376, second by Larson. ORDINANCE NO. 376 AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A LIMITED FRANCHISE TO GOLDEN- WEST ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC., A MONTANA ELECTRIC COOP- ERATIVE CORPORATION, ITS SUC- CESSORS AND ASSIGNS, WITH PERMISSION TO ERECT, CON- STRUCT, INSTALL, AND MAINTAIN WITHIN THE CITY OF BEACH, AN ELECTRIC POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AND TO OPERATE THE SAME AND TO INSTALL CONDUITS, POLES, WIRES, UNDERGROUND FACILITIES, PIPES, AND OTHER FIX- TURES IN, UPON, AND UNDER THE STREETS, ALLEYS, BRIDGES, AND PUBLIC GROUNDS OF THE CITY FOR THE PURPOSE OF FURNISH- ING ELECTRICITY TO THE CITY AND THE INHABITANTS THEREOF. There was discussion on altering the time frame of the franchise to expire at the same time the MDU franchise ex- pires. No changes were made. Motion carried unanimously. Correspondence from Drew Hall requesting Zoning of Golden Valley Acres to Planned Unit Development was read. Larson moved to approve the request, second by Gerving. Motion carried unanimously. Thank you correspondence from Post Prom was read: City Engineer Jon Wilczek presented the revised Exhibit E of the sewer line for the Master Devel- opment Agreement. At the previous meeting, Wilczek was asked to deter- mine costs for a street project in the NW area of the city. Wilczek explained the fee to determine these costs will be $7,000. Benes moved to approve the Miscellaneous Professional Service Agreement, second by Walworth. Mo- tion carried unanimously. No other business was brought for- ward. Gerving moved to adjourn, sec- ond by Walworth. Meeting adjourned at 8:50 p.m. ATTEST: Walter Losinski, Mayor Kimberly Nunberg, City Auditor (June 27) DEADLI The deadline for submitted copy and stories and all ad orders is noon on Fridays. Call 872-3755 or e-mail goldenandbillings