Council Meeting - 7/6/2020
The Walcott City Council Meeting was held July 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm at the Walcott Fire Hall.
In attendance were Mayor Vining and council members Bennes, Brown, and Oestreich. Also in attendance was Kaelan Akvik, Walcott Park Board President.
June Minutes were read and approved by Bennes, 2nd by Oestreich. All approved, motion carried.
Election results were discussed and Vining will be contacting the Write-In candidates for vacant seats. The council approved adding Kaelan Akvik, Park Board President, to both Walcott Park Board and the Walcott Fireworks checking accounts at Elm River Credit Union.
The sewer pumping station failed over the holiday weekend, flooding all electric panels. A temporary panel has been placed and the system is currently working until the New Master Lift Station project is complete.
Purchase of the church land for the Master Lift Station is moving forward and should be finalized soon.
Roads have been graveled and should be graded soon. Dust control should be completed soon after.
Vining received bids on the tractor tires for snow removal. 3702 for 4 tires or 3358 for newly developed 4 tires, both installed. Bennes motioned to accept the bid of 4 new tires for $3,702, 2nd by Oestreich. All approved, motion carried.
CCR report for 2019 is posted to the website and will be published in the newspaper.
Discussion was held regarding paying Mike Brown $45 plus cost of materials for putting up the new Community Board. Oestreich motioned, 2nd by Bennes. All approved, motion carried.
Water bills were discussed.
Next Meeting August 3, 2020.
Bennes motioned to adjourn, Brown 2nd. All Approved, motion carried.
General Fund Balance 84,171.76
OTPCO 26.12 & 325.31; Jen S 554.10; Lee V 200; Brian B 150; Mike B 150; Derek R 150; Greg O 150; Farmer’s Union 1635; ND League of Cities 438; JDF 147.79
WSG Balance 111,172.67
OTPCO 78.23 & 183.14; Brian B. 369.40; SEWU 1790.87; WM 1629.69 & 11.25; City of Fargo 14; ND Sewage Pump 434.50; CCE 4; Glacier Ent 2800; Shortprinter 97.61
Regular Monthly Meetings
1st Monday @ 7:30pm
Walcott Fire Hall