Diversion Authority Special Meeting Minutes

January 3, 2021

Diversion Board Special Meeting Minutes        

A virtual special meeting of the Metro Flood Diversion Authority Board of Authority was held on January 3, 2022. 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; Chuck Hendrickson, Moorhead City Council; Dave Piepkorn, Fargo City Commissioner; John Strand, Fargo City Commissioner; Mary Scherling, Cass County Commissioner and Rick Steen, Cass County Commissioner.

Members absent: David Ebinger, Clay County Commissioner; Kevin Campbell, Clay County Commissioner; Rodger Olson, Cass County Joint Water Resource District and Larry Seljevold, Moorhead City Council.

1. CALL TO ORDER

Mr. Peterson called the meeting to order at 3:15 PM.

2. APPROVE ORDER OF AGENDA

MOTION PASSED

Mayor Dardis moved to approve the order of the agenda and Mr. Hendrickson seconded the motion. On a voice vote, the motion carried.

3. FINANCE UPDATE

a. DA Board Approved MOU and Agreement Action

    Western Area Power Administration MOU for DCAI

Mr. Shockley provided a summary and explanation outlining the intent of the above-referenced MOU. Mr. Shockley indicated that executing the MOU now may result in significant cost savings for material purchases as construction continues.

MOTION PASSED

Dr. Mahoney moved to approve the MOU as presented and Mayor Dardis seconded the motion. On a roll call vote, the motion carried.

4. NEXT MEETING

The next meeting will January 27, 2022.

5. ADJOURNMENT

MOTION PASSED

Mr. Strand moved to adjourn the meeting and Mrs. Scherling seconded the motion. The meeting adjourned at 3:21 PM.