Cass County Joint Water Resource District Board Meeting – November 17, 2022
CASS COUNTY JOINT WATER RESOURCE DISTRICT
VIRTUAL / CONFERENCE CALL MEETING
ORIGINATING AT THE CASS COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT
NOVEMBER 17, 2022
This will be a virtual / conference call meeting. Members of the public may participate by Microsoft Teams or by telephone. The information to do so is provided at the end of this agenda. The District is required by law to offer a physical location where the District will have a speakerphone or computer available for members of the public to view or participate in the meeting; with that in mind, if you prefer to utilize the District’s speakerphone or computer to participate, you can do so at the Water Resource District’s office at 1201 Main Avenue West in West Fargo.
1. Call to order / note participants
2. Approval of Agenda
3. Minutes – October 27, 2022
4. Metro Flood Diversion Project
a. Property owner negotiation / discussion
b. Project updates and general topics
c. Appraisal / RHDP review / approval
d. Acquisition review / approval
1. Executive Session for purposes of discussing contract negotiation strategies,
litigation strategies, and attorney consultation regarding ongoing litigation and
ongoing contract negotiations related to right of way and property acquisitions
necessary to accommodate the Metro Flood Diversion Project, in accordance
with N.D. Cent. Code §§ 44-04-19.1(2), (5), and (9), regarding the following
matters and parties:
a. Cass County Joint Water Resource District v. Patsy G. Gust Living Trust,
et al., Civ. No. 09-2020-CV-03597 (OIN 952)
b. Cass County Joint Water Resource District v. Claude Richard, et al., Civil
File No. 09-2021-CV 03310 (OINs 5002, 1087, and 1093)
c. Richard Farm Enterprises (OIN 1095)
d. Cass County Joint Water Resource District v. Kelly Roseen, et al., Civ.
No. 09-2022-CV-00195 (OIN 25)
e. Cass County Joint Water Resource District v. Edward O. Samuelson,
et al., Civ. No. 09-2020-CV-03728 (OINs 1181 and 1182)
e. Land agent reports
f. Relocation benefits and RHDP reimbursement review / approval
g. Property management
h. Contracting actions
i. Reimbursement request #129 from the Diversion Authority pursuant to terms and
conditions of HB 1020
j. Other business
1. Recommendation of one Diversion Authority Board member to the Planning
Committee of the Metro Flood Diversion Authority
5. Maple River Dam
a. Report on archaeologist cultural site
6. Regional Conservation Partnership Program
7. Letter from the Cass County Commission regarding potential flood risk reduction
projects for Cass County Flood Sales Tax funding consideration (due by
November 28, 2022)
9. Other business
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In accordance with North Dakota law, Water Resource Districts may, if necessary, depart from or add to the agenda at meetings. Any questions regarding agenda items should be directed to the Water Resource District office at 298-2381.
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Attend This MeetingFargo City Hall Commission Chambers
225 4th St. North
Fargo, ND 58102 Get Directions
This will be a virtual/conference call meeting. Members of the public may participate by MicrosoftTeams or by telephone. Contact email@example.com or 701-298-2381 for the Teams link or call-in number. CCJWRD is required by law to offer a physical location where the District will have a speakerphone or computer available for members of the public to view or participate in the meeting. Those who would prefer to use the CCJWRD's speakerphone or computer to participate, can do so at the Water Resource District’s office at 1201 Main Avenue West in West Fargo.
Recording of meeting will be posted shortly.