Consider approval of the minutes of the September 20, 2017 special meeting and September 26, 2017 regular meeting.
A. Consider approval of expenditures; B. Consider approval of the personnel actions; C. Consider request for approval from the Administration Department for the following items: a. Consider application for Gaming Raffle from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31, 2017 for the Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation; b. Introduction of and call for a public hearing on the following items: i. Consider request for a new Class I-1 retail alcohol license for the Butterhorn Inc. (dba Butterhorn) located at 210 E Main Avenue; ii. Consider request for the transfer of Class F-1 retail alcohol license from Shogun Bismarck Inc. to Runto Asian Cuisine Inc. (dba Shogun Japanese Steakhouse) located at 2700 State Street #H1; D. Consider request for approval from the Assessing Division for the following items: a. Tax Abatement Application for a Disabled Veteran Credit for 2016 & 2017, located at 1004 N Hannifin Street; b. Tax Abatement Application due to a Fire for 2017, located at 114 E Indiana Avenue; E. Consider request for approval from the Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health Department for the following items: a. Permission to accept donations for the Women's Way Program; b. Permission to sell a vehicle at Northland Auto Auction in Mandan or by another public marketplace commonly used for the sale of motor vehicles as described in City Ordinance 7-01-05; F. Consider request for approval from the Community Development Department for the following items: a. Request from Ryan and Amy Goehring to release a portion of a 30-foot easement dedicated for rural water within Lot 7, Block 6 of Horizon Heights Fifth Addition, in order to construct a shed as close to the rear property line as possible; b. Introduction of and call for a Public Hearing on the following: i. Ordinance 6287, a request for zoning ordinance text amendment to provide an alternative means for measuring front yard setbacks in areas that are already largely developed. Staff recommends approval; ii. Ordinance 6288, a request for a zoning ordinance text amendment that includes three adjustments to the size requirements for new off-premise advertising signs to better align with new industry standards for digital billboards; iii. Ordinance 6289, a request for a zoning change from the CA-Commercial and MA-Industrial zoning districts to the MA-Industrial zoning district for Lot 5 and the North 50 feet of Lot 6, B lock 1, Gomke Estates. The Bismarck Planning & Zoning Commission recommends approval; G. Consider request for approval from the Engineering Department for the following items: a. Approval of the request from St. Mary's Parish to incorporate the removal of water services to building, planned to be demolished in 2017; H. Consider request from the Finance Department for the following item: a. Approval of the agreement with Dougherty & Co., LLC as financial advisor for the issuance of bonds; I. Consider request for approval from the Police Department for the following: a. Approval for authorization to enter into an agreement with Burleigh County to house Bismarck Police Department prisoners at the new Burleigh Morton Detention Center; J. Consider request for approval from the Public Works Utility Operations Department for the following items: a. Approval of the sole source purchase of spare parts for the sludge pumps at the Water Treatment Plant; b. Approval of a lease with Verizon Wireless for the wireless tower site at Clydesdale Water Tower for a cellular antenna placement.
Public comment (restricted to items on the Regular Agenda, excluding public hearing items).
Public Hearing and Confirmation of Special Assessment Districts.
Public Hearing and Confirmation of Fall Health & Safety Assessments.
Consider request for approval from the Central Dakota Communications Center (CenCom) to receive a report and approve the proposed next steps as recommended by the 3-way joint Commission Workgroup reviewing CenCom and Bismarck-Burleigh EOC facility options.
Consider request for approval of a minor subdivision final plat for Meadowlark Commercial Tenth Addition. The Bismarck Planning & Zoning Commission recommends approval.
Consider request for approval from Real Hardware North, LLC of a minor subdivision final plat for Ace Hardware Addition. The Bismarck Planning & Zoning Commission recommends approval.
Consider request for approval from the Engineering Department for a secondary access resolution with Heritage Development, LLC.
Consider request from the Engineering Department to receive update regarding utility servicing to proposed Silver Ranch First Addition.
Consider Other Business.