BISMARCK MUNICIPAL PARKING AUTHORITY
APRIL 12, 2012
The Bismarck Municipal Parking Authority met in regular session on the above date at 9:00 A.M. in the second floor conference room in the City-County Building, 221 N 5th St., Bismarck, North Dakota. Chairman Jim Christianson presided.
Members present: Jim Christianson, Chuck Hale, Claire Anne Holmberg, Brian Peterson and Dina Baird
Members absent: None
Staff Members: Rocky Gordon, Dennis Torgerson, Jason Tomanek Sue Schaff
Others present: Parrell Grossman, Dawn Kopp, Kate Herzog, Dale Zimmerman, Jon Holth, Lyle Schneider, Lynnette Lauer, Arlen Pochant, Jeffrey Japel, Melodie Zimmerman, Dave Nelson, Brent Nelson, LeAnn Eckroth, Amber Bernhardt, Charlie Whitman and Matt Bunk.
Chairman Jim Christianson called for consideration of the minutes of the March 13, 2012 meeting.
MOTION A motion was made by Claire Anne Holmberg, seconded by Dina Baird and unanimously approved by all members present that the minutes of the March 13, 2012 meeting be approved.
REVIEW OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
MOTION A motion was made by Brian Peterson, seconded by Chuck Hale and unanimously approved by all members present to approve the March financial statement.
MOTION A motion was made by Dina Baird, seconded by Brian Peterson with a roll call vote, Chuck Hale-aye, Claire-Anne Holmberg-aye, Jim Christianson-aye, Brian Peterson-aye, and Dina Baird-aye, to allow free parking from 4:00 PM – 2:00 AM 7 days a week at the Third & Main Ramp on a trial basis thru December 31, 2012 beginning as soon as arrangements can be made.
Moved to the May agenda.
MOTION A motion was made by Chuck Hale, seconded by Claire Anne Holmberg and unanimously approved by all members present to have Brian Peterson proceed with the Galleria Ramp access lane being coned off during events in downtown. Brian will contact MedCenter to ask for permission to close their lot during events so traffic congestion can be eased.
UPDATE ON CONSULTANT NEGOTIATIONS
MOTION A motion was made by Claire Anne Holmberg, seconded by Chuck Hale and a roll call vote with Chuck Hale-aye, Claire Anne-aye, Jim Christianson-aye, Brian Peterson-aye and Dina Baird-aye to approve the fee proposal from Leaf Design on the Parkade Building elevator project.
Update on Becker Project—Dave & Brent Nelson reported that the Becker Project is proceeding and a final development agreement will be presented.
UPDATE ON CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS
Rocky Gordon reported that the Bobcat purchase was completed.
Recarpeting the skywalk was discussed. This was tabled and discussion was held that this could be included in the other common area renovation project.
MOTION A motion was made by Chuck Hale, seconded by Claire Anne Holmberg and unanimously approved by all members to approve three (3) Handicap openers at the Third & Main ramp instead of the seven (7) originally approved. Not all floors needed the openers.
MOTION A motion was made by Claire Anne Holmberg, seconded by Brian Peterson and unanimously approved by all members present to approve the increase in the update of the Parkade Ramp parking office.
MOTION A motion was made by Dina Baird, seconded by Chuck Hale and unanimously approved by all members present to approve the low bid on the concrete area around the Parkade. The estimate was from Gildea concrete construction at a price of $6400.
Rocky Gordon reported that one estimated price for the crushed asphalt on the Galleria back lot was $18,877. Tabled until next meeting.
There being no further business, Chairman Jim Christianson declared the Bismarck Municipal Parking Authority adjourned at 10:29 A.M. and will meet again in regular session May 10, 2012.
ROCKY GORDON, SECRETARY