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<br /> <br />6084 <br /> <br />PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br />OF CASS COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA <br /> <br />KHiofl.T ~RIHTii1Q"C:~:!..:,.qOE'_,~;~,~_____ <br /> <br />- -."-_. -'---"'-'.,.", .,,-.......~_...,- ._.--._--_.~_.._..",_..- <br /> <br />-- - ---- _.... . _.. -="'::=====~=--==""-=';:---'-'-"""---~~--------------"::"""-=>===.::-...:c..-",'};" <br /> <br />....-.-..,--=...,..-.....----.-=~~~.=.,~"'_=.o.."~.:.;~;;,:::_~=-...:..::::-"'-;". <br /> <br />Discussion re: <br />making applica- <br />tion to the , <br />National Register! <br />of Historic i <br />Places & appl. i <br />for funding for ! <br />bell tower restori <br />ation--motion i <br />made to make ' <br />application to <br />the National <br />Register <br /> <br />Mrs. Stanton received a letter from the North Dakota State Histor~cal Society <br />regarding Cass County's interest in applying for Federal funds to assist in the <br />renovation of the Courthouse Bell Tower. The letter states that the funds can only be <br />used in public or private buildings which are formally listed in the National Register <br />of Historic Places, and this must be done by January 1, 1984. If the County wishes to be <br />considered for the funding, they must complete an application for funds by May 10, 1983. <br /> <br />DES Director to <br />disc. plan for <br />tornado shelter <br /> <br />Mrs. Seanton moved and Mr. Larson seconded that the Commission make a request that <br />the Cass County Courthouse be placed on the National Register of Historic Places, and that <br />the proper forms be completed. Discussion followed in which Architect Richard Moorhead <br />stated that about $300,000.00 will be available throughout the whole State of North Dakota, <br />I but he felt that the Courthouse would be worthy of the funding. He stated that this <br />I could restrict or limit some of the things the Commission might want to do to the building, <br />, but Mrs. Stanton felt this would be true only if Federal funding is used for some type <br />Ii of project. At the call for the question and upon roll call vote, the motion carried <br />. unanimously. <br /> <br />rep'l Mr. Bob Hoy, States Attorney, was appointed by the County's elected officials <br />I for a two-year term to attend the annual meeting of the North Dakota Association of Counties <br />I <br />\ <br />I <br />i <br /> <br />Gordon Sletmoe, Disaster Emergency Services Director, stated that he will be meeting <br />with each of the County departments to explain a plan for County employees to follow <br />in the case of a tornado warning. <br /> <br />st. Atty. to <br />Cass County <br /> <br />Committee reports were given. <br /> <br />On motion by Mr. Larson and seconded by Mr. Wieland, the meeting was adjourned. <br /> <br />ATTEST: <br /> <br />APPROVED: <br /> <br />e~~-~ e-:Lk!: <br /> <br />~47~rCLr <br /> <br />Disc. on new <br />legis. re: 2- <br />year exemption <br />on general taxes <br /> <br />Duane E. Hoehn - Auditor <br />I Cass County, North Dakota <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br />i <br />i <br />! <br />I Mrs. Stanton moved and Mr. Wieland seconded that the minutes of the previous meeting <br />"be approved as written. Motion carried. <br /> <br />Disc. on moving The Board discussed the possibility of moving the Veterans Service Office from the <br />VSO from the Icass County Annex into the Juvenile Justice Center. Mr. John Meyer, Veterans Service <br />Cass County Annex Officer, was present and stated that he would object very strongly to being moved. <br />iHe stated that he has a lot of common clients with the Social Services Department <br />I'WhO is also located at the Cass County Annex. Also, he has a lot of clients who are <br />within walking distance right now of the present office space. Mr. Wieland asked <br />11M:. Meyer to provide the commission,with figure~ on how many people live within walking <br />d~stance now and how many would be ~f the locat~on were changed to the Juvenile Center. <br />The matter will be delayed for two weeks. <br /> <br />Juvenile Super- [ Mr..Art Lieb, Juvenile Supervisor, was present and handed out copies of a report <br />visor gives stat- !of statistics on juvenile delinquent cases they have handled. In regard to the possibility <br />istical report jof moving the Veterans Service Office to the Juvenile Justice Center building, Mr. Lieb <br />ifelt that by trying to solve one problem, the Commission may be creating other problems, <br />I such as rest-room facilities, by putting more people in that building. <br /> <br />I Mr. Jack Hilleboe was present representing the F-M Homebuilders Association. <br />iHe spoke on a new bill passed by the State Legislature enabling counties and cities <br />ito grant a two-year exemption on general property taxes on new residential construction <br />Ibeginning.a~ter March 31, ~98~. The ~ommission ask~d ~he States Attorney to check into <br />!the legalltles of the Commlsslon placlng some restrlctlons on the exemptions rather than <br />lhaving a blanket exemptio~.. ~or ins~ance, Mr. Wieland sugges~ed that the exemption <br />not apply to any new subd~v~s~ons be~ng developed but to prov~de incentive for <br />Iconstruction in the many existing subdivisions. <br /> <br />I Cla~e~ce Mi~ler, County D~recto: of Tax E~uali~ation, stated that he could see some <br />real adm~n~strat~ve problems w~th th~s new leg~slat~on, and he felt it could cause a <br />tax burden on small cities and school districts. Until some guidelines are set by the <br />State, Mr. Miller urged the County Commission to move very cautiously. The matter <br />will be placed on the agenda again for next week. <br /> <br />Don Eckert, Chairman <br />Cass County Board of Commissioners <br /> <br />REGULAR MEETING OF CASS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br /> <br />MAY 3" 1983 <br /> <br />Chairman Eckert called the meeting to order and upon roll call, all members were present.: <br />