Regular Meeting

06/07/2010, 7:00 PM

Members Present: Chairman, Paul Zent; Supervisors Kerry Olson & Ken Selzler; Zoning Board Jerry Kunz and Terry Woehl; Assessor/Building Inspector, Ed Daniels; Road Supervisor, Loren Wolf; Weed Board, Terry Mauch; Treasurer, Shawn Whitney & Clerk, Cyndy Meidinger.

Chairman Zent opened the meeting and the minutes from the previous meeting were called for and read. With no additions or corrections Supervisor Selzler made a motion to approve the minutes as read, 2nd by Supervisor Olson. The motion was unanimously approved with Supervisors Selzler, Olson and Chairman Zent voting in favor of the motion.

School Board Report: Lorraine Richard reported the school board had purchased another portable classroom which would be moved on sight the end ov June. She said there was no time to contact the ACT Board before the purchase of the portable. So the school board decided to act and work with the ACT Board after the fact. The school enrollment is going up and the need for space is increasing. Clerk Meidinger asked about the restroom facilities. Lorraine said the new portable had none and at this time the school board was not prepared to make the financial commitment for a new septic system. A discussion followed resulting in a request from the school board for a variance to set the portable on the property on blocks or piers. Supervisor Selzler made a motion to approve the request for a variance for AC School Board’s 3rd portable classroom and the variance be provided at no cost to the school board. The motion was seconded by Kerry Olson. The motion was unanimously approved with Supervisors Selzler, Olson and Chairman Zent voting in favor of the motion. Motion Approved

Web Page: The board was provided with samples of the web page and sample of logos for approval. The chosen logo was given to Treasurer Whitney to email back to Krafty Web Works.

Road Supervisor’s Report: Supervisor Wolf said the gravel has been slow to come because the Sterling Pit is too wet to get gravel out. As soon as the trucks can get into the pit the graveling will start. There was a problem with some bad ruts between 80 & 66th Sts Supervisor Wolf will check and report back @ the July meeting.

Zoning Board: Country View Subdivision (Mariner’s Subdivision.) Chairman Zent read the letter from the city of Bismarck approving Country View Subdivision. Supervisor Olson asked if the 1 ½ acre lots included the road. Greg Mariner said the lots were 1 ½ acres without the road. A discussion followed resulting in a motion from Supervisor Selzler to approve Country View Subdivision with one access to Apple Creek Road, one emergency use only access and a copy of the covenants will be provided to the township. This motion is only for the 16 lots in Country View Subdivision. Any new subdivision will have to go through the same approval process. The motion was unanimously approved with Supervisors Selzler, Olson and Chairman Zent voting in favor of the motion. Motion Carried. There was a motion from Supervisor Olson to have anyone purchasing a lot in Country View Subdivision to get a variance from ACT before getting a building permit since the lots size is smaller than the 5 acres provided for in the current zoning regulations.

Schmitt Subdivision: Chairman Zent had information that Gerald & Marie Schmitt are requesting a 2.86 acre subdivision in Section 30, T 138 N, R 79 W. The subdivision boarders 53rd St SE to the east and 48th Ave SE to the north. To date ACT has not received any other notice that this subdivision is being considered by the Bismarck City Planning & Zoning Commission. A Public Hearing will be on Wed June 23rd. A discussion followed with Supervisor Selzler making a motion to approve the subdivision in case any other paper work needs to be filed there will be a motion on file. Supervisor Olson 2nd the motion. The motion was unanimously approved with Supervisors, Selzler, Olson and Chairman Zent voting in favor of the subdivision. Motion Carried.

Plat Correction: Mrs. Dan Reis was at the meeting and informed the ACT Board they had their property Platt corrected. The board reviewed the information and requested a copy of the corrected Platt for the township file. After discussion Supervisor Selzler made a motion to approve the Platt for Dan Reis’s property, 2nd by Supervisor Olson. The motion was unanimously approved with Supervisors Selzler, Olson and Chairman Zent voting in favor of the motion. Motion Carried.

Apple Creek Liquor License: Apple Creek Country Club requested their annual approval for liquor license. Discussion followed will full board approval.

Assessor/Building Inspector’s Report: Ed Daniels had 9 permits to present to the board they were permits former Inspector Ressler had not turned in and permits Inspector Daniels had given out.
 

  1. City View Heights
    Lot 13 Block 1 Builder- Ross Lang Construction new house
    $109,650.00 permit $675.00
  2. Mark Lawler
    11404 Elsa Rosa Drive 8’x12’ shed
    $1,920.00 permit $45.00
  3. Shawn Kershaw
    11762 Hillard Drive 32’x16’ shop
    10,240.00 permit $135.00
  4. Tyler Wollmuth
    8900 Sunrise Ave new house
    $118,350.00 permit $706.00
  5. Ryan & Trudy Riehl
    40’x80’ shop $43,150.00 permit $204.00
  6. Travis & Jennifer Albrecht
    City View Heights Lot 1 Block 3 swimming pool deck & fence
    $3,600. Permit $46.40
  7. Chedric Phillips
    11808 Elsa Rosa Drive 30’x40’ shop
    $25,000.00 permit $132.00
  8. Terry Berg
    Links Subdivision Lot 4 new house
    $240,600.00 permit $1067.00
  9. Pete & Giget Kelsch
    9401 Apple Creek Road 12’x18 accessory building
    $3,456.00 permit $46.00

Total of valuation written to date is $556,166.00 and permit value is $3,056.40

Along with Terry Berg’s permit Chairman Zent wanted it noted that the driveway into the Berg property will be a private, shared drive. The owner of the property will be responsible for upkeep summer & winter. The owners of the 2 properties will have to work together on any access problems now & in the future.

Richard & Debra Stoppler were at the meeting requesting a variance for property they purchased on the corner of Lincoln Road & 93rd St SE. They want to build 2 out buildings this year 1 is 30’x60’ 1800sq ft and the other is 32’x70’ 2240 sq ft for a total of 4040 sq ft. This is over the allowable square footage for a property with no house. The Stopplers intend to build a house next summer. They gave the board drawings of the property and a blueprint of the buildings they intend to build. After review Supervisor Selzler made a motion to approve a variance for the Stopplers to build the 2 buildings that would be over the square footage for a lot with no home. Supervisor Olson 2nd the motion. The motion was unanimously approved with Supervisors Selzler, Olson and Chairman Zent voting in favor of the motion. Motion Carried.

Assessor/Inspector Daniels said there were 73 permits in Bismarck with 23 of them in ACT Township. He went on to say ag land went up 6%.

Since Ed Daniels is taking on the Building Inspector position in addition to his assessor position the board feels the compensation should be addressed. There was a discussion resulting in a motion from Supervisor Olson to increase the compensation for Mr. Daniels to $18.00/hr + $.50/mi. and Mr. Daniels will submit a time sheet in monthly instead of quarterly, the motion was 2nd by Supervisor Selzler. The motion was unanimously approved with Supervisors Olson, Selzler and Chairman Zent voting in favor of the motion. Motion Carried. Supervisor Olson made an additional motion that Mr. Daniels was to submit 2 separate billings to the treasurer 1 for assessing 1 for building inspections, this motion was 2nd by Supervisor Selzler. The motion was unanimously approved with Supervisors Olson, Selzler and Chairman Zent voting in favor of the motion. Chairman Zent also noted the $.50/mi. included any township officer doing township business.

Weed Board: Terry Mauch said he was out flagging the ditches for weeds and if any one saw spurge that wasn’t flagged to let him know.

Treasurer’s Report: Treasurer Whitney said he had 12 bills to pay for a total of $4,055.19 and received 9 deposits for a total of $3,056.56. Giving a total of $161,057.56 in the checking account as of today’s date. After review of the bills Supervisor Olson made a motion to approve the treasurer’s report and pay all bills submitted, 2nd by Supervisor Selzler. The motion was unanimously approved with Supervisors Olson, Selzler and Chairman Zent voting in favor of the motion. Motion Carried. Chairman Zent informed the board of a letter from Fema about the township share of costs for 3 projects in the township containing 21 flood sites. The total cost for repairs would be $22,089.68 but with the Fema money our share is $662.69. Chairman Zent asked for a motion to pay the township share. Supervisor Selzler made a motion to pay the 3% township share of the cost =$662.69, 2nd by Supervisor Olson. The motion was unanimously approved with Supervisors Selzler, Olson and Chairman Zent voting in favor of the motion. Motion Carried.

10138 - 129.29 Paul Zent - quarterly pay
10139 - 73.88 Ken Selzler - quarterly pay
10140 - 73.88 Kerry Olson - quarterly pay
10141 - 55.41 Jerry Kunz - quarterly pay
10142 - 36.94 Terry Woehl - quarterly pay
10143 - 147.76 Shawn Whitney - quarterly pay
10144 - 102.66 Loren Wolf - quarterly pay
10145 - 2,222.74 Ed Daniels - quarterly pay
10146 - 443.28 Cyndy Meidinger - quarterly pay
10147 - 313.00 Kramer Agency - ins
10148 - 439.79 Presort Plus - newsletter l & annual meeting
10149 - 16.56 Bismarck Tribune - ads
10150 - 662.68 Burleigh County - 2009 flood disaster
total - 4,717.87
previous total - 60,606.15
ytd total - 65,324.02

 

Chairman Zent reminded everyone about the Zoning Reg meeting that would be held on June 14th and asked if there was any other business to discuss being none, he adjourned the meeting.

Respectfully Submitted,
Clerk Cyndy Meidinger.

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