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Bismarck Municipal Parking Authority Meeting Minutes

 

AUGUST 13, 2020

The Bismarck Municipal Parking Authority met in regular session on the above date at 9:00 A.M. in the

Tom Baker Room and via zoom, Bismarck, North Dakota. Chairman Jim Christianson presided.

 

Members present: Jim Christianson, Kyle Holwagner and Dina Baird via zoom.

 

Members absent: Brian Peterson, Russ Kadlec

 

Staff Members: Rocky Gordon, Jeremy Petron, Sue Schaff,

Dennis Torgerson, Corey Voegele, Daniel Nairn

 

Others present: Jannelle Combs, Kate Herzog and others that

may have been online.

 

MINUTES

 

Chairman Jim Christianson called for consideration of the minutes of the July 9, 2020 meeting.

 

MOTION A motion was made by Dina Baird, seconded by Kyle Holwagner and unanimously

approved by all members present that the minutes of the July 9, 2020 meeting be approved.

 

REVIEW OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Dina Baird, seconded by Kyle Holwagner with a roll call vote,

Dina-aye, Kyle-aye, and Jim-aye to approve the July Financials.

 

UPDATE ON PARKADE REPAIR PROJECT

 

Jeremy Petron reported that the repair project is complete on the yellow level. We are fully operational. Capital City

Construction has removed the shoring below the yellow level and has some finishing work to complete.

 

Discussion was held about CW Structural’s recommendation about additional testing on the other levels of the

Parkade Ramp and upper deck at the 3rd & Main Ramp.

 

 

MOTION A motion was made by Dina, seconded by Kyle Holwagner with a roll call vote, Dina-aye, Kyle-aye

and Jim-aye to approve the additional testing on all other levels of the Parkade Ramp and the upper deck at the

3rd & Main Ramp at a cost of $60,750.

 

UPDATE FROM TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

 

Dina Baird reported on the technology committee and suggested that the first step for equipment upgrades should

be new gates. Discussion followed and will be continued at the next meeting.

 

PARKADE ROOF REPLACEMENT BID OPENING

 

Jeremy Petron reported that the partial roof replacement has been completed.

 

OTHER BUSINESS

Review Pay Requests and funds transfer

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Kyle Holwagner, seconded by Dina Baird with a roll call vote, Dina-aye,

Kyle-aye, and Jim-aye to approve the pay requests from Vector Construction, CW Stuctural, Amano McGann

and Tecta America for a total amount of $284,085.37.  The motion also approved the transfer of $175,000 in

funds from the city reserve account.

 

A brief discussion was held regarding the security company used for the ramps security patrol.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, Chairman Jim Christianson declared the Bismarck Municipal Parking Authority

adjourned at 9:54 A.M. and will meet again in regular session September 10, 2020.

 

 

 

JEREMY PETRON, SECRETARY

BISMARCK MUNICIPAL PARKING AUTHORITY

MEETING MINUTES

JANUARY 9, 2020

The Bismarck Municipal Parking Authority met in regular session on the above date at 9:00 A.M. in the David J Blackstead meeting room in the City-County Building, 221 N 5th St., Bismarck, North Dakota. Chairman Jim Christianson presided.

Members present: Jim Christianson, Russ Kadlec, Brian Peterson

Kyle Holwagner

Members absent: Dina Baird

Staff Members: Rocky Gordon, Sue Schaff, Dennis Torgerson,

Jeremy Petron, Kyle Snyder, Daniel Nairn,

Others present: Commissioner Shawn Oban, Kate Herzog,

Madison Cermak, Jannelle Combs, Emmeline

Ivy and Dmitry Chernyak

MINUTES

Chairman Jim Christianson called for consideration of the minutes of the December 12, 2019 meeting.

MOTION A motion was made by Brian Peterson, seconded by Russ Kadlec

and unanimously approved by all members present that the minutes

of the December 12, 2019 and December 23, 2019 meetings be approved.

REVIEW OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

MOTION: A motion was made by Brian Peterson, seconded by Kyle Holwagner

with a roll call vote, Kyle-aye, Russ-aye, Brian-aye and Jim-aye to

approve the December financial statement.

APPEARANCE BY DMITRIY CHERNYAK-AUDIT PROCEDURES

MOTION: A motion was made by Brian Peterson, seconded by Russ Kadlec

with a roll call vote, Kyle-aye, Russ-aye, Brian-aye and Jim-aye

to not have a separate report for the Parking Authority since it is

incorporated into the City’s audit. There will be a substantial

cost savings.

UPDATE ON TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES

MOTION: A motion was made by Kyle Holwagner, seconded by Russ Kadlec

with a roll call vote, Kyle-aye, Russ-aye, Brian-aye and Jim-aye

to approve a paystation for the 6th and Thayer Ramp at a cost

of $48,000. The purchase was previously approved as a single

source purchase by the City Commission.

UPDATE ON PARKADE REPAIR PROJECT

Rocky Gordon reported the repairs are going well. The shoring has been started. There are some minor costs from Sanford to move some walls for the shoring and asbestos testing.

MOTION: A motion was made by Brian Peterson, seconded by Kyle Holwagner

with a roll call vote, Kyle-aye, Russ-aye, Brian-aye and Jim-aye to

approve payment of the additional Sanford costs.

REVIEW PARKING RATES

MOTION: A motion was made by Kyle Holwagner, seconded by Brian Peterson

with a roll call vote, Kyle-aye, Russ-aye, Brian-aye and Jim-aye to

approve the following rate increases effective March 1, 2020.

Monthly=$60, Surface Lot=$60, Ramp rooftop=$36, Surface Alley

3rd&Main=$66, Reserved Area-3rd Street=$71, Hourly=$1.50,

Daily Rate=$8, Park Smart Coupons=$.75, Day Pass=$4.00, Back

Lot-BNC Parking up to $61, Night Rate=$24.00

The remaining rates will be reviewed at the next meeting.

 

REVIEW THIRD & MAIN AFTER HOURS USAGE----Tabled to the next meeting

REVIEW PROPOSAL ON EQUIPMENT UPGRADE

The technology committee was asked to continue research on upgrading and expanding our current system.

 

OTHER BUSINESS

ADJOURNMENT

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 February 13, 2020.

 

ROCKY GORDON, SECRETARY

 

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