Regular Meeting

07/12/2010, 7 PM

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

Chairman Zent opened the meeting and the minutes from the previous meeting were called for and read. Supervisor Olson noted one correction to the minutes. The second to supervisor Olson's motion regarding variances in Country View Subdivision was omitted as well as the vote. The motion was 2nd by Supervisor Selzler and unanimously carried with Supervisors Olson, Selzler and chairman Zent voting in favor of the motion. Motion was carried. With no further additions or corrections the minutes were unanimously approved with Supervisors Selzler, Olson and chairman Zent voting to accept the minutes as corrected.

Chairman Zent asked if the meeting dates after a holiday should be changed because of conflict with school board meetings. A discussion followed with everyone agreeing to keep to the same scheduled meeting times.

School Board Update: Supervisor Selzler said the delivery of the portable was postponed and he will keep us updated on the progress.

Road Supervisor's Report: Supervisor Wolf will check on gravel and riprap progress. There will be a road closed sign on the section line on 48th Ave. SE south of Lincoln. There was also concern because of the railroad derailment and the amount of heavy equipment on Creekside Dr. causing major road issues. Supervisor Wolf will check with the railroad and update the Township at the August meeting.

Weed board Report: Mr. Mauch said weeds have been sprayed and they should slow down in the heat.

Zoning Board Report:  Chairman Zent temporarily closed the regular meeting of Apple Creek Township and opened the Zoning Board. Rick Stoppler needs to redo his building permit because he did not realize the permit was based on the roof area. Supervisor Selzler made a motion to approve the change to Mr. Stoppler’s building permit 2nd by Jerry Kunz. The motion was unanimously approved with Supervisor Selzler, Zoning Board members Kunz, Woehl, Supervisor Olson and Chairman Zent voting to approve the correction and change the building permit. Motion Carried. Building inspector Daniels will make necessary corrections or issue a new building permit for the correct square footage.

Henry Mueller 8149 Kittie Lane, Igoe subdivision wanted to know what he would need for a shed that he had moved to his property. Building inspector Daniels said he would need to put the shed on a floating slab and get a variance from the board. After discussion Supervisor Selzler made a motion to approve the variance for Mr. Mueller’s shed, 2nd by Zoning Board member Kunz. The motion was unanimously proved with Supervisor Selzler, Zoning Board member Kunz, Supervisor Olson, Zoning Board member Woehl and Chairman Zent voting in favor of the motion. Motion carried.

Chairman Zent said there would be a Public Hearing on the Schmitt Subdivision July 28th in the Tom Baker room at the City County building. The Township board was provided with a plot map. There was some question about school bus access on a private road with regard to the subdivision.  The subdivision is in Bismarck’s jurisdiction so Bismarck will have to make a ruling regarding busing. With no other Zoning business to discuss Chairman Zent closed the Zoning Board Meeting and reconvened the Regular Meeting of Apple Creek Township.

Assessor/Building Inspector Report: Mr. Daniels had no assessor updates. He had four building permits to report. Redo or rewrite for Richard Stoppler 93rd St SE & Lincoln Rd., Henry Mueller 8149 Kittie Lane, Igoe Subdivision a 10x12 moved on shed, Ila Fahlsing 9005 Lincoln Road a 12x32 sunroom  Stan & Cyndy Meidinger  6305 Omar St, a 32x40 barn

Treasurer's Report: Treasurer Whitney gave the financial report he stated there was $156,550.14 in the checking account. He reported he had five bills to pay. After review Supervisor Selzler made a motion to pay all bills presented 2nd by Supervisor Olson. The motion was unanimously approved with Supervisors, Selzler, Olson and Chairman Zent voting in favor of the motion. Motion carried       

10151

 $  279.56

State fire and tornado fund

property insurance

 

10152

 $3,428.85

Burleigh County

road maintenance

 

10153

 $   132.25

United printing

annual newsletter

 

10154

 $1,243.95

Ed Daniels

building ins. duties

 

10155

 $       8.80

Cyndy Meidinger

office-supply reimbursement

10156

 $    106.00

Cyndy Meidinger

office-supply reimbursement

total

 $  5,199.41

     

previous total

 $65,324.02

     

ytd total

 $70,523.43

     
         
         
         

 

Chairman Zent stated Kim Lee of the City of Bismarck rewrote the City of Bismarck Zoning Regulations pertaining to the floodplain. He stated he and Supervisor Selzler agree the Township board can adopt Bismarck’s Zoning Regulations regarding the floodplain.

Chairman Zent gave an update on the first Zoning Meeting. It was basically a brainstorming meeting where ideas were written down for further discussion at the July meeting.

Chairman Zent asked if there was any other business to discuss. Clerk Meidinger asked if the township board would consider paying for the Dragon Naturally Speaking software program to speed up the typing of the minutes. This program would be owned by the township. After discussion Supervisor Selzler made a motion to approve the purchase of the software program, 2nd by Supervisor Olson. The motion was unanimously approved with Supervisors Selzler, Olson and Chairman Zent voting in favor of the motion. Motion carried. Chairman Zent again asked if there was any other business to discuss, being none Chairman Zent adjourned the meeting.

Respectfully Submitted,

Cyndy Meidinger

Clerk, ACT

 

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