Metro Flood Diversion Authority Special Meeting Minutes – August 9, 2021

Diversion Authority Special Meeting Minutes

August 9, 2021

Diversion Board Special Meeting Minutes        

A virtual special meeting of the Metro Flood Diversion Authority Board of Authority was held on August 9, 2021. The following members were present: Shelly Carlson, Mayor, City of Moorhead; Bernie Dardis, Mayor, City of West Fargo; Dr. Tim Mahoney, Mayor, City of Fargo; Chad Peterson, Cass County Commissioner; Dave Piepkorn, Fargo City Commissioner; David Ebinger, Clay County Commissioner; John Strand, Fargo City Commissioner; Kevin Campbell, Clay County Commissioner; Mary Scherling, Cass County Commissioner; Rodger Olson, Cass County Joint Water Resource District and Larry Seljevold, Moorhead City Council.

Members absent: Chuck Hendrickson, Moorhead City Council and Rick Steen, Cass County Commissioner.

1. CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Carlson called the meeting to order at 4:15 PM.

2. APPROVE ORDER OF AGENDA

MOTION PASSED

Mayor Dardis moved to accept the order of the agenda and Mr. Strand seconded the motion. On a roll call vote, the motion carried.

3. OTHER BUSINESS

a. Resolution Authorizing Execution of the Project Agreement for Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project

Mr. Shockley provided a summary and explanation outlining the intent of the above-referenced resolution. Mr. Shockley indicated that the resolution is a procedural resolution authorizing the executive director and board chair the authority to sign the project agreement and associated documents.

MOTION PASSED

Dr. Mahoney moved to approve and execute the resolution as presented and Mr. Peterson seconded the motion. On a roll call vote, the motion carried.

4. NEXT MEETING

The next meeting will be August 26, 2021.

5. ADJOURNMENT

MOTION PASSED

Mr. Peterson moved to adjourn the meeting and Mrs. Scherling seconded the motion. The meeting adjourned at 4:22 PM.