BISMARCK MUNICIPAL PARKING AUTHORITY
AUGUST 9, 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, Claire Anne Holmberg, Chuck Hale and Dina Baird
Members absent: Brian Peterson
Staff Members: Rocky Gordon, Dennis Torgerson, Jason Tomanek and Sue Schaff
Others present: Sheila Heilman, Dave Nelson, Jon Holth, Parrell Grossman, Steve Saunders and LeAnn Eckroth
Chairman Jim Christianson called for consideration of the minutes of the July 12, 2012 meeting.
MOTION A motion was made by Claire Anne Holmberg, seconded by Chuck Hale and unanimously approved by all members present that the minutes of the July 12, 2012 meeting be approved.
REVIEW OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
MOTION A motion was made by Chuck Hale, seconded by Claire Anne Holmberg and unanimously approved by all members present to approve the July financial statement.
DISCUSS CITY OF BISMARCK ADMINISTRATIVE FEES
Sheila Heilman appeared before the Board to explain the administrative cost allocations and to answer any questions.
REPORT FROM PRAIRIE ENGINEERING ON THIRD & MAIN LIGHTING
Jim Christianson reported that the reports were ready and he will distribute them. The representative from Prairie Engineering was unavailable. He will appear at the next meeting to review the report with the Board.
REVIEW OF AFTERHOURS PARKING
General discussion was held about afterhours parking. Chuck Hale reported that he will report back at the next meeting about the elevator camera at the Third & Main Ramp.
General discussion was held about the marketing program.
MOTION A motion was made by Claire Anne Holmberg, seconded by Dina Baird and unanimously approved by all members present to authorize Leaf Design to work on signage concepts for the Ramps. Dave Nelson agreed to do the design work on an hourly basis.
UPDATE ON PARKADE LEASING AND IMPROVEMENTS
Rocky Gordon reported that the lease with Sanford was completed. Jim Christianson and Rocky Gordon were asked to continue with the lease negotiations for White House Café and Thrifty White Drug.
PARKADE SECURITY CAMERA UPGRADE
MOTION A motion was made by Claire Anne Holmberg, seconded by Dina Baird and unanimously approved by all members present with Chuck Hale abstaining to approve the bid from Electronic Communications to add 10 cameras to the Parkade security camera system.
The consensus of the Board was to allow the Downtowner’s to hang their banners for Street Fair on the ramps.
There being no further business, Chairman Jim Christianson declared the Bismarck Municipal Parking Authority adjourned at 10:10 A.M. and will meet again in regular session September 13, 2012.
ROCKY GORDON, SECRETARY