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Wolf Point City Council Hires New Police Officer


Bill Juve attended the Wolf Point City Council meeting Aug. 21. He prepared a quit claim deed for the city to sign regarding a five foot section on land inside city limits that he would like to improve at a cost of $500.

Juve asked, “What needs to be done next to move forward?”

Mayor Chris Dschaak said Great Northern Development Corp. employees are asking for the property to be replatted. Dschaak said GNDC employees are unclear about whether or not the replatting is necessary.

Juve quoted Roosevelt County employees, who said they will not require any replatting.

The council passed a motion to approve the quit claim deed pending GNDC approval. Juve originally approached the council in October of last year.

A task order was approved for Interstate Engineering to fund a closeout report on an airport paving project. John Bach was on hand to discuss several projects.

The capital improvements plan for the airport was also passed. Projects including asphalt maintenance and lighting.

Street repairs are reported as ongoing. Greg Lukasik from Great West Engineering provided an update. A motion was passed to approve multiple payouts and draw requests totaling approximately $840,000.

The personnel, policy and wage committee agreed to gather following the meeting to consider a candidate for an open assistant clerk position with the city. The position is advertised inside this issue.

Kyle Goodman was approved for hire as a full-time officer with the Wolf Point Police Department. He will be attending law enforcement training and certification within one year.

Minutes were passed for July.

A budget hearing was set for Aug. 24 and the budget meeting was set for Aug. 31 at 7 p.m.

The treasurer’s cash reports for June and July were approved.

The next council meeting is set for Sept. 18.

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