City of Pembina, ND

Oldest Settlement in the Dakota Territories

November 2012 Minutes

City of Pembina

Pembina, North Dakota 58271

152 W. Rolette St.

Official Minutes November 13th, 2012 City Council Meeting



Attendance Council meeting: Council Beverly Burke, John Feldman, Dan Waldrop and Debbie Stanhope.

Present: Attorney Rob Fleming, Aud. /Adm. Nancy Thompson, City Engineer Dan Johnson and Public works Ken Norby 

Absent: Mayor Warren Hillukka, Greg Wilmer and Greg Truax

 Others Present: Greg Koropatnicki 

Public Portion:

Regular Meeting: Was called to order by Council President Feldman at 6:00 p.m.

2. Motion by Waldrop second by Stanhope to approve October 8th minutes. Ayes Stanhope, Waldrop, Burke Nays: None absent and not voting Wilmer and Truax .Motion carried.

3. Old Business: a) City Engineer brought Ken the new city water and sewer maps. b) Ken gave new mower price and loan rates for it. Motion by Waldrop second by Stanhope to take a 3year loan out with CSB for new mower. Roll call vote ayes Stanhope and Waldrop Nays: None Burke abstains. Absent and not voting Wilmer and Truax .Motion carried c) Slow moving vehicle ordinance tabled until next month’s meeting.

d) The property that Craig Drengson was inquiring about is owned by Pembina County. e) Council asked Ken if the load limit signs are still being vandalized. He let council know that they are not.

4. City Engineer /Dan Johnson: a) Spruce should be here Thursday. City Engineer would like to have things finalized with Spruce by December. Engineer talked to Spruce about Tom Masloski property .

5. Attorney: a)Went over open record laws with Council.  b)  Discussed the unoccupied homes and buildings in town that were sent letters . c) Council discussed looking at a yearly license fee for the Parcel pickups in town. This is table until next month’s meeting.

6. Employee Report: a) Garbage rates were discussed. Motion by Waldrop second by Stanhope to go with Valley Landfills 20% garage rate increase. Roll call vote ayes Burke, Stanhope and Waldrop Nays: None Absent and not voting Wilmer and Truax .Motion carried

 7. Mayor Update: a)

  1. Aud. /Admin. Update:  a) September financials reviewed and approved b) October bills reviewed and approved. 
  2. Committee Reports: a)


10. New Business: a) Council reviewed email from Verizon (see attachment). The Council is interested in working with Verizon .b) Luke Ottem is interested in a piece of city property in South Pembina. Council discussed this and Ottem’s need to contact FEMA first to see if anything can be done down there after the 97 buy out.



Motion by Burke to adjourn at 7:30 p.m.




                                                By: ___________________________________

                                                          Council President, John Feldman 



Attested to:  _________________________________         


                  Nancy Thompson, Auditor/Administrator