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PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br />OF CASS COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA <br />103117 ■1111,410 CO., PAR.. b,. 2260,!. <br />REGULAR MEETING OF CASS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br />MARCH 12, 1985 <br />Chairman Ray Larson called the meeting to order and upon roll call, all members were present. <br />Mrs. Stanton moved and Mr. Sondrall seconded that the minutes of the previous meeting be approved <br />as written. Motion carried. <br />Mr. Art Lieb, Juvenile Referee, appeared before the Board to answer any questions on his annual <br />report and to talk with the Commission about recent discussions on moving the Juvenile Court offices to <br />the Courthouse. He asked the Commission to consider this very carefully before making such a decision <br />because he does not feel it would be in the best interests of the juveniles who are held in the Detention <br />Center and whose privacy is protected by State law. Commissioner Eckert, who serves on a Building <br />Committee for the proposed south addition along with Commissioner Larson, stated that it was suggested to <br />move all of the Courts into the new addition, but any decision will have to be made by the Board of <br />County Commissioners. The Chairman thanked Mr. Lieb for appearing this morning, and he stated that the <br />Commission will keep him informed on this issue. <br />Discussion continued on a policy for closing County offices during winter storm conditions. <br />Mr. Wieland suggested closing the County offices when the Fargo Police and Cass County Sheriff <br />Departments advise no travel, and then allow County employees to make up the time at the discretion and <br />control of their Department Head if they do not wish to take it as vacation time. Mr. Larson suggested <br />placing the matter on the agenda in two weeks and seek input from Department Heads and employees. <br />Mr. Jon Ness from the Metropolitan Council of Governments appeared regarding a grant application to <br />the State of North Dakota Intergovernmental Assistance Agency for emergency funding to relocate one, and <br />possibly part of another, cemetery at Trollwood Park in north Fargo. Mrs. Stanton moved and Mr. Sondrall <br />seconded that the Metropolitan Council of Governments be authorized to hire technical assistance for the <br />County cemetery relocation effort, not to exceed $2,200.00, as outlined in the "Proposal for Technical <br />Assistance" presented by Jon Ness. Mr. Eckert stated that he would like to see this action pertain only <br />to Cemetery #3 for the time being, and the Commission was in agreement. The motion carried on roll call <br />vote with four members voting "Aye" and Mr. Wieland voting "Pass <br />Mr. Keith Trader appeared before the Board. on behalf of Scott Bakko regarding Community Development <br />Block Grant funds for the Kindred True Value Hardware. Robert Hoy, States Attorney, has had some <br />reservations about the program and is aware that a bill has been passed by the State Legislature and is <br />awaiting the Governor's signature, but he has not received a copy of the bill in its final form. <br />Attorney Brian Neugebauer was present regarding the plan for financing a south addition to the <br />Courthouse. He presented a proposed resolution approving the formation of a Cass County Building <br />,Authority and stated that this Authority is the vehicle for the financing. This will be a non profit <br />corporation and the directors will receive no compensation. The States Attorney is in agreement with <br />'what has taken place thus far and with the proposed resolution. <br />Mr. Wieland moved and Mrs. Stanton seconded to adopt the following "RESOLUTION APPROVING THE <br />FORMATION OF THE CASS COUNTY BUILDING AUTHORITY, A NORTH DAKOTA NON PROFIT CORPORATION AND APPROVING THE <br />BOARD OF DIRECTORS" as presented y Mr. Neugebauer, and to authorize the Chairman's signature. On roll <br />call vote, the motion carried with four members voting "Aye" and Mr. Eckert opposing. <br />WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners, of the County of Cass, North Dakota, is desirous of <br />expanding the Cass County Courthouse for county purposes; and <br />WHEREAS, the Cass County Building Authority, a North Dakota non profit corporation was formed for <br />the purposes of constructing improvements and leasing them to Cass County and providing the county with <br />an option to purchase said improvements; <br />NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Cass, North <br />Dakota do hereby approve the formation of the Cass County Building Authority, a North Dakota non-profit <br />corporation and approves the following persons to be directors of said corporation: Jeannette Stanton, <br />Don Eckert, Oscar Sondrall, Ray Larson, Alon Wieland Scott Krueger. <br />Dated at Fargo, North Dakota this 12th day of March, 1985. <br />Upon the request of Steve Grindberg, County Road Superintendent, Mr. Sondrall moved and Mr. Wieland <br />seconded that the Chairman be authorized to sign an easement with the Maple River Water Resource District <br />for sewer hook -up to the County Shop in Chaffee, and to pay up the assessment in the amount of $1,641.60. <br />The motion carried on roll call vote with four members voting "Aye" and Mr. Larson opposing. <br />Mrs. Stanton moved and Mr. Sondrall seconded to send a letter to the Fargo District Office of the <br />North Dakota Highway Patrol requesting their assistance again in the enforcement of County road <br />restrictions that will soon go into effect. Motion carried. <br />Mr. Eckert moved and Mr. Sondrall seconded to remove the bridge structure between Sections 21 -22, <br />Harwood Township, and to install appropriate signs in the area. On roll call vote, the motion carried <br />unanimously. <br />fi 230 <br />Juvenile Court <br />annual report disc. <br />on moving to Cthse. <br />Winter storm condi- <br />tions discussed <br />L o. cemetery reloca- <br />tion-- Metro. Council <br />auth. to hire techni- <br />cal assistance <br />CDBG funds for <br />Kindred True Value <br />Hdwe. discussed <br />Cthse. south addn <br />disc. on financing. <br />RESOLUTION adopted <br />approving formation <br />Of Building Auth. <br />approving Board of <br />Directors <br />Co. Shop in Chaffee- <br />Rd. Supt. to pay up <br />assessment for sewer <br />hook -up <br />Co.rd. restrictions- <br />Co. requests assistnce <br />from Hwy. Patrol <br />Bridge to be removed <br />in Sec.. 21-22, <br />Harwood Twp. <br />