City of Pembina, ND

Oldest Settlement in the Dakota Territories

February 8, 2010

City of Pembina

Pembina, North Dakota 58271

152 W. Rolette St.

Official Minutes February 8th 2010 City Council Meeting &Abatement Hearing


Attendance: Mayor Warren Hillukka, Council, Kyle Dorion, Beverly Burke, Debbie Stanhope, Pat Burton John Feldman, & Greg Wilmer


Present: Attorney Larry DuBois, Aud. /Adm. Nancy Thompson, Dan Johnson City Engineer, PWS Ken Norby& Deputy Auditor Lisa Plante, Scott Wegner

Abatement hearing called to order at 6:00p.m. Becky Volk present for hearing Council looked over the Application for abatement that Volk filled out.  Also looked at documentation regarding the properly in which Volk is asking for an abatement on. Will put this on agenda and discuss during regular meeting then let her know what council decided. Hearing adjourned at 6:12p.m.

Public Portion: Sherri Hansen inquiring about later closing time for bars from 1a.m to 2.am.

Regular meeting called to order by Mayor Hillukka at 6:15.p.m

  1. Changes made to agenda:  Motion by Stanhope, second by Burton to accept changes to agenda. Motion carried. Motion by Burton second by Dorion to approve January minutes. Motion carried.
  2. Motion by Feldman, second by Burton to accept resolution authorizing issuance and sale of Refunding Improvement Bonds of 2010.  Roll call vote ayes Feldman, Burton, Stanhope, Dorion, Burke &Wilmer. Nays-none

3. City Engineer /Dan Johnson: a) went over Preliminary Engineering report on water system improvement & Forced Main.

4. City Attorney Update: a)  Motion by Burton second by Feldman to accept the second reading repealing City Ordinance Article 5 Purchasing & Disposition of Property to Re-enact Article 5. Motion carried.

5. Employee Report:  a) Ken will be having surgery Feb 17th Pat will be around to help out. b) Ken let Council know that the ford tractor is in need of repairs. Motion by Feldman second by Dorion to have Ford tractor repaired. Motion carried. Motion by Burton second by Dorion to have City attorney draw up paper amending ordinance 9.0516 hour of time and sale of alcoholic beverages. Motion carried.

6. Mayor Update:  a) Updated council on PAL and HDR Engineering

7.   Aud. /Admin. Update:  a) End of year financials reviewed and approved b) January financials reviewed and approved. c). February bills reviewed and approved d) Motion by Feldman second by Wilmer to amend 2009 budget to actual.  Motion carried.  

8.   Committee Reports: No reports at this time

9. New Issues: a) Abatement. Motion by Wilmer second by Dorion to deny the abatement application.  Motion carried.  10. Motion to adjourn by Burke at 7:25p.m.


By:  Mayor, Warren Hillukka


Attested to: Nancy Thompson, Auditor/Administrator