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Minutes January 7, 2015

                                                        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 January 7, 2015.  Present were: Mayor Jack Trullinger, Council member’s: Rikka Buchtel, Larry Graham, Laurie Holloway, and Kathy Trullinger. Also present: Finance Officer Meri Jo Anderson, Dir. of Public Works John Bale, Jeff Hoffman, Sgt. Harkins, and Dianne Trullinger. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Trullinger.

 

AGENDA

Motion by Graham second by K.Trullinger to approve the agenda.  Aye: all. Motion carried.

 

MINUTES 

Moved by Graham second by Buchtel to approve the December 17, 2014 minutes.   Aye: all.  Motion carried. 

 

FINANCIAL REPORT & BILL LIST                                                                                   

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

December bills payable December 31, 2014

GENERAL FUND                                                                                                                

Salaries – Mayor & Council – 1100.55; Finance Office – 3549.49; Public Works – 4487.59;  Cleaners – 506.47; Merchant Bank (visa charges) – 93.72; Void A & B Welding (cc) – (-17.96); IRS (SS & FWT) – 2650.32; Elan (shop, phone, motel; Mayor’s Luncheon) – 607.71; SD Retirement (Dec.) – 1029.24; City of RC (collectors fee) – 25.00; WREA (Service) – 1682.98;  Golden West  (Service) – 290.95; RC Landfill (dump fees) – 1482.67; Penn. Co. Highway (fuel)- 286.74; SD State Treasurer  (Sales Tax) – 398.42; NU Post (publishing) – 420.97; SDML (reg. fees) – 120.00; Avent (domain name) – 90.00; McGas (propane) – 478.08 (fuel) – 348.14; Ace Hardware (shop, batteries) – 236.86; ATT (phone) – 119.53; BJ’s Store (tea) – 19.87; SDPAA (ins) – 6600.10; BH Agency (ins) – 8678.00; Regional Health Physicians (Hep. Shot SP) – 89.00;  Johnson Machine (shop supplies) – 53.94; Dakota Business Center (office) – 143.37; Jack Trullinger (reimburse for computer Walmart) – 275.86. TOTAL: $35847.61

WATER FUND                                                                                                                     

WREA (Service) – 904.84; WRT (radium removal charge) – 1912.50; Hawkins (chemicals) – 1287.45; JD Precast (parts) – 30.00; Fastenal (well 2 repair) – 77.17; Omni Site (alarm) – 25.00.  TOTAL: $4236.96

SEWER FUND

Wellmark (health ins) – 1228.74; WREA (service) – 84.81; Omni-Site, Inc. (alarm) – 25.00; MARC (lft sta cleaner) – 204.13; DENR (waste water fee) – 50.00.  TOTAL: $1592.68.

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT

Sgt. Harkins presented the written monthly report and took questions.  He reported that Deputy McPherson is in Minnesota with his grandson and will return next week.

 

PUBLIC WORK

Public Works has been working on fixing the autocar, Tim Raba fixed it and repairing the broom on bobcat again.  After discussion the Council agreed that a bid package should be prepared to purchase a new bobcat and broom. Stoves and Lighting were purchased for the Community Center’s emergency supplies. The Mayor and Council thanked Mr. Bale for his service.

 

RESOLUTION NUMBER 15-01

Resolution Number 15-01 was introduced.

 

RESOLUTION NUMBER 15-01

CITY of NEW UNDERWOOD

AUTHORIZING RESOLUTION

INTERGOVERNMENTAL CONTRACT FOR THE SD PUBLIC ASSURANCE ALLIANCE

 

WHEREAS, the City of New Underwood is authorized by the State of SD to join or reaffirm their membership in a local government risk pool known as the South Dakota Public Assurance Alliance, and

 

WHEREAS, the City of New Underwood includes the contract in its entirety in this resolution (SDPAA 1/2015) and,

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of New Underwood hereby designates the Mayor and/or Finance Officer to act as signatory on the intergovernmental contract with the South Dakota Public Assurance Alliance including all other documentation and to provide such additional information as may be required by the State of South Dakota.

 

Dated this 7th day of January 2015.

 

                                                                        Jack W. Trullinger, Mayor

(SEAL)

 

Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer

 

Motion by Graham second by Buchtel to approve Resolution Number 15-01.  Roll call vote.  Aye: all.  Motion carried.

 

SEWER HOOK UP REQUEST

Printz Mobile Home Park requested an additional sewer connection to the main.  Motion by Graham second Buchtel to approve this request pending payment.  Aye: all.  Motion carried.

 

SPIKING PERMITS

SP#15-01; Saddle Tramps; January 10, 2015

SP#15-02; American Legion; February 1, 2015

Moved by K. Trullinger second by Graham to approve these spiking permits.  Aye: all.  Motion carried.

 

BUILDING PERMITS

Extension request on BP#14-14; William Wall

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

 

OTHER ITEMS DISCUSSED:

  1. CCC sponsored exercise class.
  2. Vacancy notice prepared, Councilors Holloway and Trullinger’s terms are up.
  3. Municipal Government Day in Pierre February 3 & 4.  The Council changed the first meeting in February to Thursday February 5.
  1. School water and sewer to new building.
  2. Stop Signs by School, they will continue to sand.

 

Being no further business Mayor Trullinger adjourned the meeting at 6:50 p.m.

 

 

 

(Seal)  Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015 Statement of Salaries for New Underwood, SD

Mayor - $6,000.00/yearly

Council - $50.00/meeting

Attorney - $100.00 - $150.00 hourly

Engineer - $100.00-$150.00 hourly

Deputy Sheriff - $45,510.00 yearly

Director of Public Works – $13.00 - $19.00 hourly

Maintenance Men - $11.00-13.00

Finance Officer - $15.00 - $19.00 hourly

Clerk – $10.00 - $12.00  hourly

Laborers - $8.50 - $12.00 hourly

Seasonal Workers – $8.50 – $15.75 hourly

 




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