Regular Meeting

08/01/2016, 7:PM

Members Present: Chairman, Kerry Olson, Supervisors, Paul Zent & Ken Selzler; Road Supervisor, Chad Schneider; Zoning Board, Jerry Kunz & Rick Solberg; Building Supervisor, Shawn Whitney; Weed Board, Terry Mauch; Treasurer Jen Bauer & Clerk, Cyndy Meidinger.

Members Absent: Mark Splonskowski.

Chairman Olson opened the meeting. The minutes from the last meeting were reviewed with no corrections or additions Supervisor Selzler made a motion to accept the minutes as written with a second from Supervisor Zent the minutes were unanimously approved.

School Board Report: There was no one present to represent the school board so no report. Clerk Meidinger said she had talked to Dottie from the school regarding a bill for tree trimming and clean up.  Clerk Meidinger thought the township portion was $150.00 but Supervisor Zent said the whole bill was $150.00 with the township share being $75.00. Clerk Meidinger will get clarification on the bill and report back @ the September meeting

Zoning Board: Chairman Olson suspended the regular meeting of ACT to open the Zoning Board & Public Hearing.

  1. Kenton & Lisa Magilke want to move a building to 8909 Palomino Drive owned by Jane Borr. The building will house no more than 12 dogs (English & French bulldogs) @ one time and Ms. Borr lives on the property so there will be a caretaker on the premises.Discussion followed after discussion was finished Chairman Olson said he would keep the item open until the end of the meeting in case anyone would come in and have any questions and a vote would take place @ that time.

  2. Modular Home Dan from XL Homes in Mandan had a request for a variance to replace an existing modular/trailer home @ 8821 Bar D Road.They will use a post & pier foundation using 36 to 38 piers 5 ft. down. A discussion followed. The result was the board asked for a Platt map of the property. Supervisor Zent made a motion to approve the variance request contingent on receiving a Platt of the property. Supervisor Zent also stated in the motion XL homes would need to work with Building Inspector Whitney to make sure everything was up to ACT Building Codes. The motion was 2nd by Supervisor Selzler. Roll Call Vote Zoning Board, Jerry Kunz, yes; Rick Solberg, yes; Supervisors Zent, yes Selzler, yes; Chairman Olson yes; Motion Carried.

  3. Roy & Renae Seibel 1201 Apple Way variance for a 2100 sq. ft. shop on 4.5 acres. The shop will have 12’ sidewalls the shop was approved by the Mees Covenants Committee. A discussion followed with Supervisor Selzler making a motion to approve the variance request with a second from Supervisor Zent. A roll call vote was taken Zoning Board Jerry Kunz, yes; Rick Solberg, yes; Supervisors Zent, yes; Selzler, yes and Chairman Olson, yes; Motion Carried.

  4. C & K Auto Mr. & Mrs. Krein were @ the meeting to discuss the problems arising from the City of Bismarck dragging their feet on their property in Bismarck since the improvement of Divide Ave went through their property. It has taken 2 years to get a sight plan approved by the city. They have the understanding the plan will be approved by Friday the 5th. Mr. Krein has the equipment ready to grade the property so he can start moving the cars back to his property.Mr. & Mrs. Krein wanted to make it clear they had no idea on the onset of this project of the amount of time the project would take. They apologized to the residents in attendance for the inconvenience to them. They also assured the board they did have people and trucks lined up to get the vehicles back to the lot in Bismarck as soon as possible. Mrs. Krein wanted to make it clear it was not she who said the cars would be gone in 2 weeks @ the July meeting.

 Supervisor Selzler stated he was at the City of Bismarck meetings also and saw firsthand how the City was dragging their feet. A discussion followed. The result was there were people in attendance that wanted the cars removed ASAP. The Board wanted the Kreins to know they had a responsibility to the ACT residents to get the cars gone as soon as possible. Clerk Meidinger suggested giving the Kreins until the September 12th meeting since it looked like the City of Bismarck was finally going to get their act together. Supervisor Zent made a motion to give the Kreins an extension to the September 12th meeting. They would have to be @ the meeting to update the progress on removal of all vehicles in ACT. The motion was seconded by Supervisor Selzler. Roll Call Vote Zoning Board Jerry Kunz, yes; Rick Solberg, yes; Supervisors Zent, yes; Selzler, yes; Chairman Olson, yes; Motion Carried.

  1. Arnold Scheive was present with a complaint about Alvin & Allan Braun putting a gate across a section line and that gate was locked.Mr. Scheive also stated the gate was attached to a power line. He also presented the board with copies of letters of previous violations on the same section line. Supervisors Zent suggested letters be written to Alvin and Allan Braun regarding this issue and that the fence be removed by Oct 1st. The letter would also encourage the Brauns attend the September 12th meeting to discuss the issue further.

1A.  Chairman Olson asked if there was any other discussion on the Magilke variance request to move a building to house no more than 12 dogs (English and French Bulldogs) on the Borr property @ 8909 Palomino Drive. Being no further discussion, Supervisor Zent made a motion to approve the request to move a building to house no more than 12 dogs on the Borr property @ 8909 Palomino Drive. The motion was seconded by Supervisor Selzler. Roll Call Vote Zoning Board Jerry Kunz, yes; Rick Solberg, yes; Supervisors Zent, yes; Selzler, yes Chairman Olson yes; Motion Carried.

Chairman Olson closed the Public Hearing and Zoning Board Meeting and reconvened the regular meeting of ACT

Treasurer’s Report: Supervisor Zent reported that the Board of Supervisors and Clerk Meidinger meet on Thursday July 28th to interview 2 candidates. After the interviews the board in a unanimous vote agreed to offer the treasurer’s positon to Jenn Bauer. Her pay will be $20.00 per hour for additional treasurer work and the normal meeting pay.  Clerk Meidinger will be a fill in for the treasurer and the bank statements will be sent to the township PO Box 1432 Bismarck ND 58502-1432 and the physical address for the bank will be Apple Creek School 2000 93rd St SE Bismarck ND 58504

There was one bill to pay ND Ins. Dept. for school building insurance. Check #10650 $281.93

Weed Board Report: Weed board member Mauch had nothing to report.

Assessor’s Report: No report due to the absence of Mr. Splonskowski but Supervisor Zent said Mr. Splonskowski said he was working on ag land values.

Road Supervisor’s Report: Supervisor Schneider said the county had finished graveling in the country. Building Inspector Whitney said the petitions went to Steve Keller for paving of 119th St SE.

Supervisor Zent said Myrna Meidinger was requesting a chloride treatment on Pleasantview Road. After discussion the board didn’t want to put chemical on the road especially since it has been quite wet and the dust should not be such a problem.

Supervisor Schneider said he talked to Lorin Wolf about trees on Palomino Drive in the ditch that could cause problems this winter. He will let the board know what is happening on this issue @ the September meeting.

Building Inspector’s Report: Inspector Whitney had several permits # 2016-9 Terri & Ann Thorn @ 11600 Elsa Rosa Drive for a 40x50’ shop with 12’ sidewalls. Permit fee $350.00 valuation of work $50,000.00

2016-11 Jane Borr @ 8909 Palomino Drive move a 10x40’ building to house 12 dogs. Permit fee $200.00 no valuation given for the building.

Permit for a garage Dan Murray $200.00

Variance for Kenton & Lisa Magilke for dog housing on 8909 Palomino Drive $100.00

Total permit fees for the month of July is $850.00

Inspector Whitney stated the county had originally given the permit for the thorn shop and but the permit was wrong so they voided the permit and returned the fee. The Thorn’s received approval from the Mees Covenants Committee. Inspector Whitney will work with the Thorns to make sure everything is up to ACT Building Codes.

Chairman Olson asked if there was any other business to discuss being none he adjourned the meeting of ACT.

Respectfully Submitted

Cyndy Meidinger

Clerk ACT  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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