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September 11, 2013

                                                                        MINUTES OF THE

NEW UNDERWOOD CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the New Underwood City Council was held at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Center on September 11, 2013.  Present were: Mayor Jack Trullinger, Council member’s: Rikka Buchtel, Larry Graham, Laurie Holloway, and Kathy Trullinger. Also present: Finance Officer Meri Jo Anderson, Ronnie Racicky, Dianne Trullinger, and Cris Anderson.  The meeting was called to order by Mayor Trullinger.

 

PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on Ordinance Number 13-07 that amends the planning and zoning ordinance.  The hearing closed at 6:07 p.m.

 

AGENDA

Motion by Buchtel second by Trullinger to approve the amended agenda.  Aye: all. Motion carried.

 

MINUTES 

Moved by Trullinger second by Holloway to approve the August 21, 2013 minutes as presented.  Aye: all.  Motion carried. 

 

FINANCIAL REPORT & BILL LIST                                                                                  

The financial reports, bill-list and vouchers were presented.  Motion by Buchtel second by Trullinger to approve the financial reports and the following warrants as presented.  Aye:  all.  Motion carried.  

August bills payable September 11, 2013

GENERAL FUND                                                                                                                

Salaries – Mayor – 361.75; Swim Pool – 3277.98; Merchant Bank (visa charges) – 34.03; IRS (SS & FWT) – 860.83; FMG (Hauling gravel) – 648.90; Dept. of Revenue (malt beverage license – Rumor Has It (Harrys Hideaway & Corner Bar) – 325.00; SDML (supplements) – 110.00; Sam’s Club (concessions) – 548.00; Cardmember Services (SP shop phone office) – 1343.69; WREA (Service) – 1451.05;  Golden West  (Service) – 32.77; RC Landfill (dump fee) – 1869.71; Penn. Co. Hwy (fuel) – 455.07; State of SD (sales tax) – 233.36; Steve’s (fuel) – 753.65; NU Post (publishing) – 91.27; Bev Taylor (CC clean & supplies) – 66.00; A & B Welding (wire conduit) – 14.83; Kieffer Sanitation (roll off) – 160.00; Racicky Plumbing (CC) – 28.70; Whisler Bearing Co (belts) – 28.78; Meri Jo Anderson (reimburse office supplies) – 47.04.  TOTAL: $13042.41

SPECIAL REVENUE FUND

FMG Feed & Seed (hauling) – 305.51; Mark Phillips (hauling chips) – 167.40; Larry Phillips (hauling chips) – 518.40;  Hills Material (oil) – 17110.24; Pete Lien (chips) – 2242.63. Total: $20344.18

METER FUND

Tina Rodriquez (dep. Refund) – 50.00; Doug Hooper (refund) – 18.90. TOTAL: $68.90

WATER FUND                                                                                                                     

Cardmember Services (parts) – 115.41; WREA (Service) – 1019.79; Little Print Shop (water books) – 204.10; Hawkins (chemicals) – 2055.50; Midcontinent (water tests) – 17.00; WRT (radium removal charge) – 1912.50; First Natl Trust (SRF payment) – 1693.16; HD Waterworks (curb boxes) – 407.62; Omni Site (alarm) – 23.00.  TOTAL: $7448.08

SEWER FUND

Finance Office – 2919.54; Public Works – 4616.80; Wellmark (health ins) – 1384.56; IRS (SS & FWT) – 2183.38; SD Retirement (July) – 932.53; WREA (service) – 59.73; Omni-Site, Inc. (alarm) – 23.00; Grimms Pump (T-clamps) – 17.76; MARC (chemicals) – 484.05.  TOTAL: $12621.35.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

Mr. Bale sprained his ankle and will return to work on Monday; Fire Hydrant by Boondock’s rebuilt; “B” & “C” Ave chips will be picked up soon; Mowing and preparing to read meters.

Lift station.  The platform for the lift station opening has been built and pictures of the project were shown to the Council. The staff is still brain storming a track system for easier removal of the pump. Written information on two types of pumps were presented to the Council.  After discussion it was moved by Buchtel second by Holloway to try a different type of pump and purchase a vortex instead of two vanes.  Aye: all.  Motion carried.

 

AQUATIC DIRECTOR

Cris Anderson explained that she has contacted a company to camera the pipes at the swimming pool and line them. She will report camera results and costs later.  Public Works will need to drain the pool and it will be sand blasted this fall.   

 

MAYOR

Mayor reported on correspondence.  Malt Beverage License next meeting. Annual Conference October 8-11 in Aberdeen.

 

OPEN BURN

The school requested open burn for coronation.  After discussion and input from the fire chief it was moved by Buchtel second by Holloway to grant this request stipulating that faculty advisors must be present, Fire Department notified, and no bonfires just figurine and/or letter burning.  Aye: all.  Motion carried.

 

2014 BUDGET ORDINANCE

Budget Ordinance Number 13-06 received its second reading.  (see attached) Motion by Buchtel second by K.Trullinger to approve the second reading of 2014 Budget Ordinance Number 13-06.  Roll call vote. Aye: Buchtel, Graham, Holloway, and K.Trullinger.  Nay: none.  Motion carried.

 

PLANNING AND ZONING ORDINANCE

Planning and zoning ordinance number 13-07 received its first reading.  A copy of the ordinance can be found at newunderwood.com under ordinances planning and zoning.  Motion by Buchtel second by K. Trullinger to approve the first reading of Ordinance Number 13-07.  Aye: all.  Motion carried.

 

BUILDING PERMITS

BP#13-23 Bill Brunskill; 410 S. Bailey; deck

Moved by Holloway second by Buchtel to approve this permit. Aye: all. Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

LABOR DAY

Ron Racicky thanked the city and public works for all their extra work on Labor Day.  He stated the back yard at city hall works perfect for the horseshoes. He encouraged everyone who has ideas for the Labor Day Celebration to go ahead and organize and implement those ideas, just make sure to call with them by the beginning of August so they can get on the Labor Day Schedule.

 

Other items discussed:

1. Law Enforcement written monthly report presented.

2. The State Water Plan application has been submitted to DENR.

3. Annual Conference October 8-11 in Aberdeen.

4. The Mayor will order another chair rack for the Community Center.

 

Being no further business Mayor Trullinger adjourned the meeting at 6:55 p.m.

 

 

(Seal)  Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer

 

 

 

 

   

ORDINANCE   NUMBER 13-06

     
   

2014 BUDGET

     
                 

Be it ordained   by the City of New Underwood that the following sums are appropriated to meet

the obligations   of the municipality for the year 2014:

       
                 

EXPENDITURES

             

101 General   Fund

             
 

410 General   Government

   

$134,150.00

   
 

420 Public   Safety

     

$42,848.00

   
 

429 Flood   Control

     

$2,000.00

   
 

430 Public   Works

     

$67,000.00

   
 

432.3  Solid Waste

     

$69,400.00

   
 

450  Cultural & Recreation

   

$82,350.00

   

                

455  Library                                

   

$1,000.00

   
 

456 Community   Center

   

$25,700.00

   

TOTAL GENERAL   FUND

     

$424,448.00

   

200 Special   Revenue

             
 

430 Public   Works

   

$24,000.00

 

              

 

432.3 Solid   Waste

   

$5,000.00

   
 

432.3 Solid   Waste

   

$1,000.00

   
 

432 Sewer

   

$1,000.00

   
 

433 Water

     

$15,000.00

   

TOTAL SPECIAL   REVENUE

     

$46,000.00

   

432 TOTAL SEWER

       

$59,800.00

   

433 TOTAL WATER

       

$128,500.00

   

TOTAL BUDGETED   EXPENSE

     

$658,748.00

   
                 

REVENUES

             

101 General   Fund

             
 

310 Taxes

     

$208,684.00

   
 

320 License   & Permits

   

$7,000.00

   
 

330 State &   County Shared

   

$23,150.00

   
 

340 Solid Waste

     

$76,099.00

   
 

360   Miscellaneous

     

$77,765.00

   
 

370 Trust &   Agency

     

$2,000.00

   
 

212 Special   Revenue Fund

   

$46,000.00

   

TOTAL GENERAL   REVENUE

     

$440,698.00

   

381 WATER

       

$154,050.00

   

382 SEWER

       

$64,000.00

   

TOTAL MEANS OF   FINANCE

     

$658,748.00

   

The County   Auditor is hereby authorized and instructed to spread the following taxes   upon the

property in   said City of New Underwood, South Dakota:

     

Tax Dollars   required to finance budget:

         

General Fund

       

$162,674.00

   

Approx REAL TAX   LEVY REQUEST

     

$162,674.00

   
                 
 

(seal)

             
                 

Meri Jo   Anderson, Finance Officer

   

Jack W.   Trullinger, Mayor

                 

First Reading   August 21, 2013

           

Second Reading   September 11, 2013

         

Publish   Date:  September 19, 2013

         

Effective   Date:  October 9, 2013

           

 




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