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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

SEPTEMBER 13, 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, Dina Baird

and Brian Peterson

Members absent: None

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

Others present: Parrell Grossman, LeAnn Eckroth, Jeremy Butman and Andrew Flurer

MINUTES

Chairman Jim Christianson called for consideration of the minutes of the August 9, 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 August 9, 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 August financial statement.

MOTION: A motion was made by Brian Peterson, seconded by Claire Anne Holmberg and unanimously approved by all members present to accept the 2011 Audit Report.

RECEIVE REPORT FROM PRAIRIE ENGINEERING ON THIRD & MAIN LIGHTING

Jeremy Butman and Andrew Flurer presented their findings on the Third & Main lighting study.

Consensus of the Board was to install better lighting on the Rooftop and above the stairway doors and upgrade the existing exit and emergency lighting.

MOTION: A motion was made by Claire Anne Holmberg, seconded by Chuck Hale and unanimously approved by all members present to hire Prairie Engineering to prepare the bid proposal and supervise the upgrade of the lighting system.

REVIEW OF AFTERHOURS PARKING

General discussion was held about afterhours parking.

MARKETING PROGRAM

General discussion was held about the marketing program. Jim Christianson reported that he had not heard from Leaf Design and would follow up on the signage concepts with Dave Nelson.

REVIEW PARKING RATES

MOTION: A motion was made by Chuck Hale, seconded by Claire Anne Holmberg and carried by majority vote with Brian Peterson opposed to raise the monthly parking rate to $50.00 effective December 1, 2012.

MOTION: A motion was made by Dina Baird, seconded by Chuck Hale and unanimously approved by all members present to raise the rooftop parking rate to $27.00 per month effective December 1, 2012.

MOTION: A motion was made by Dina Baird, seconded by Claire Anne Holmberg and unanimously approved by all members present to leave the hourly, daily and Park Smart program rates at the current price.

MOTION: A motion was made by Brian Peterson, seconded by Dina Baird and unanimously approved by all members present to raise the surface alley parking at Third & Main to $55.00 and the reserved area at Third & Main to $60.00 per month effective December 1, 2012.

Consensus of the Board was not to raise the nightly rate or the Parkade ramp $1.00 rates at this time.

OTHER BUSINESS

Rocky Gordon reported that the leases with the White House Café and White Drug were completed. Jim reported that he had spoken to Dave Nelson and the bid package for the Parkade common area remodel should be ready by November 9, 2012.

INFORMATION ON EMERGENCY PHONES

This was tabled until the next meeting.

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, Chairman Jim Christianson declared the Bismarck Municipal Parking Authority adjourned at 10:37 A.M. and will meet again in regular session October 11, 2012.

ROCKY GORDON, SECRETARY

 

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