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Minutes November 5, 2008

                                                        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 November 5, 2008.  Present were: Mayor Benita R. White, Councilmember’s: Michael Green, John Torrey, and Jack Trullinger; Absent:  Tyler Richter.  Also present: Dir. Public Works Greg Hall and Officer McPherson, Kristi & Dusty Lemke, and Randy Madsen. 

 

AGENDA

Moved by Green second by Torrey to approve the amended agenda.  Aye: all. Motion carried.

 

MINUTES                                                                

Moved by Torrey second by Trullinger to approve the October 15, 2008 minutes as presented.  Aye:  all.  Motion carried.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT & BILLIST                                                                                   

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

October bills payable November 5, 2008

GENERAL FUND                                                                                        

Salaries – 495.94;  First Western Bank ( SS, FWT) – 83.33; FWB (checks, endorsement stamp, safety dep. box) – 116.80; Merchant Bnkcd (Visa fees) – 7.17; SDML (conf. reg. fee) – 85.00; Sam’s Club (office supplies) – 194.64; Jeff Johnson (centennial pictures) – 975.00;  WREA (Service) – 1021.67; Golden West Service) – 179.89; SD State Treasurer  ( Sales Tax) – 202.14; RC Landfill (Dump Fees) – 1677.98; Dakota Care ( Insurance) – 2117.60; ELAN (T. bags, bolts, office supplies) – 816.39; NU Post (publishing) – 160.01; Steve’s (fuel) – 372.53; SD Fed. Property (pallet racking; table saw; radial arm saw) – 301.75; Tyler Richter (load sheet rock) – 50.00; BH Agency (PW shop) – 215.00; Dakota Business Center (copier repair & supplies) – 532.47; Tines Construction (sidewalk work) – 407.40; Menards (materials PW shop) – 5197.40; Kristi Lemke (CC cleaning & supplies) – 129.04;  Pennington County Hwy (fuel) – 202.44; Car Quest (lube & handle) – 126.92; SDML Work Comp (2009 ins) – 3685.00; Pennington County Sheriff (4th qtr) – 9059.75; Ramkota of Pierre (room convention) – 273.00; Treasured Moments (centennial video-50 ea) – 1000.00; Ace Hardware (shovel) – 26.97;  NU Ambulance (Qtrly subsidy) – 500.00; Johnson Machine (filters) – 71.63; Pool & Spa (pool close down) – 365.98; Jenner Equip. (filters) – 29.96;.  TOTAL: $30680.80.

SPECIAL REVENUE FUND

FWB (loan payment PWB) – 1878.44; Pennington County Hwy (fuel) – 945.09.  TOTAL:  $2823.53

WATER FUND                                                                                             

Salaries – 3379.01; First Western Bank ( SS, FWT) – 912.91; SD Retirement (Oct) – 422.74; WREA (Service) – 632.59; Mid Continent (3rd qtr. Water tests) – 757.00; Energy Laboratories (tests) – 1004.00;  Racicky Plumbing (water parts) – 84.19; DSG (meters & parts) – 627.51; Alltell (service ) – 118.32; One call (locate tickets) – 15.00.  TOTAL: $7953.27. 

SEWER FUND                                                                                             

Salaries – 3312.28; First Western Bank ( SS, FWT) – 900.91; SD Retirement (Oct.) – 412.40;   WREA (Service) – 46.58; Johnson Machine (bolts) – 46.35; Omni-site (alarms) – 40.00; Elan (sewer parts) - 407.98; Steve’s (fuel) – 58.06.   TOTAL: $5224.56.

 

PUBLIC WORKS SHOP

Discussion on the heater for the shop followed.  The City Engineer recommended about 86,000 BTU’s for this building size.  The Dir. Of Public Works will continue to work on this.

Building Materials

The following quotes were obtained on the building materials on the public works shop, since no bids were received: 

Building Materials                           Insulation                          Sissorlift

Menards             $3,682.12            $26.99 a roll         Stan Houston - $1,150.00                 

Probuild             $4,230.79            $30.36 a roll         United Rental        788.79                                                                               

Ziggys                $3,861.13            $37.88 a roll         Horst Rental          575.00 

At the last meeting the Council had instructed the Dir. of Public Works to purchase the materials from the lowest quote and get the material delivered, which he did. The staff is installing the ceiling and building the walls.

 

NUISANCE ORDINANCE

The Mayor and Councilman Torrey met on Monday and made a draft of the nuisance ordinance from input they had received at public meetings. Nuisance Ordinance #08-06 received its first reading.  Motion by Green second by Trullinger to approve the first reading of Ordinance Number 08-06.  Aye:  Green and Trullinger.  Nay:  Torrey.   Motion did not pass, since the ayes were not a majority of the Council, need 3 ayes of the 4 councilmen.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET ORDINANCE

Supplemental Budget Ordinance Number 08-05 received its second reading.

                                                               

ORDINANCE NUMBER 08-05

SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET ORDINANCE

 

BE IT ORDAINED by the New Underwood City Council that the following amounts be appropriated to the 2008 budget to meet the obligations of the municipality:  Centennial - $28,000.00.  Means of finance: donations & souvenir sells.  Sewer - repairs - $3,000.00; Water - repairs - $14,275.00; purification - $4500.00.  Means of finance:  Insurance payment & undesignated funds.

 

 

                                                                                    Benita R. White, Mayor

(seal)

 

 

Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer

 

First reading:  October 15, 2008

Second reading:  November 5, 2008

Publish Date:  November 13, 2008

Effective Date:  December 3, 2008

Moved by Green second by Torrey to approve the second reading of Ordinance Number 08-05.  Roll call vote.  Aye:  Green, Torrey, and Trullinger. Nay: none.  Motion carried.

 

SPIKING PERMIT

SP#08-13; Kristi Lemke; December 31, 2008

Moved by Green second Torrey to approve this permit.  Aye: All.  Motion carried.

 

BUILDING PERMITS

Councilman Torrey discussed with the Council possible penalties for violations of Building Permits.  The Council will look at increasing fees and changing the requirements for City official’s signatures on building permits

Extension on BP#08-15; Charles Schaff; 700 S. “C” Ave.; mobile home.

It was moved by Green second by Torrey to approve this extension.  Aye: all.  Motion carried.

 

OTHER ITEMS DISCUSSED:

  1. East drainage ditch.
  2. Officer McPherson gave his written monthly report.
  3. Hockenbary deck – no action will be taken.

 

Being no further business the Mayor adjourned the meeting at 7:05 p.m.

 

 

 

(Seal)  Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer




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