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Minutes September 5, 2012

                                                                       

MINUTES OF THE

NEW UNDERWOOD CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the New Underwood City Council was held at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Center on September 5, 2012.  Present were: Mayor Jack Trullinger, Council member’s: Rikka Buchtel, Laurie Holloway, and Joe Whitney. Absent: Sheila White. Also present: Finance Officer Meri Jo Anderson, Deputy McPherson, Cris Allen, Dianne Trullinger, Deana Whitney, Hanna Buchtel, Jim Strapman, and Bill Tines.  The meeting was called to order by Mayor Trullinger.

 

AGENDA

Motion by Holloway second by Whitney to approve the amended agenda.  Aye: all. Motion carried.

 

MINUTES 

Moved by Buchtel second by Holloway to approve the August 15, 2012 minutes as presented.  Aye: all.  Motion carried. 

 

FINANCIAL REPORT & BILL LIST                                                                                   

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

August bills payable September 5, 2012

GENERAL FUND                                                                                                                

Salaries – Mayor & Council – 1173.71; Swim Pool – 3212.59; Merchant Bank (visa charges) – 35.23; Bev Taylor (CC clean & supplies) – 83.04; Cardmember Services (SP parts, rooms, valves, tips, cleaner) – 1367.83; Sam’s Club (SP) – 1172.22; SD Unemployment – 133.72;  IRS – EFTPS (Aug) – 832.12; WREA (Service) – 1704.43;  Golden West  (Service) – 301.68; RC Landfill (dump fees) – 2443.84; Penn. Co. Highway (fuel)- 566.37; SD State Treasurer  ( Sales Tax) – 263.42; Steve’s (fuel) – 435.00; NU Post (publishing) – 186.82; Ace Hardware (parts) – 188.98; Knecht (parts) 2.70; SDML (handbook supplements) – 50.00; Pool & Spa (chemicals & parts) – 319.93; Beesley Law Office (legal fee) – 450.00; Steve’s (fuel) – 435.00; Whisler Bearing (supplies) – 77.05; Great Western Tire (tube) – 17.95; Tines Construction (handicap ramp) – 510.00; BH Chemical (CC towels) – 140.87; Harveys Lock Shop (CC) – 114.29.  TOTAL: $15783.79

SPECIAL REVENUE FUND

Steve’s (fuel) – 784.20; Larry Phillips (hauling) – 320.34; Hills Material (sealer) – 14219.10; Pete Lien (chips) – 363.18. TOTAL: $15886.82

WATER FUND                                                                                                                     

Finance Officer – 2834.12; Public Works – 5147.73; IRS – EFTPS (Aug) – 2047.66; SD Retirement (Aug) – 908.87; Wellmark (Ins) – 1303.71; Cardmember Services (valves, tips, cleaner) – 120.64; WREA (Service) – 1401.20; WRT (radium removal charge) – 1912.50; Omni Site (alarm) – 23.00;  Dakota Supply Group - 96.19; Hawkins (chemicals) – 1657.00; Northwest Pipe (pipe) – 1728.37; Midcontinent (testing) – 51.00; HD Waterworks (pipe) – 2209.05.  TOTAL: $21441.04

SEWER FUND

WREA (service) – 55.89; Omni-Site, Inc. (alarm) – 23.00; AT & T (service) – 128.29; Warne Chemical (chemicals) – 264.58.  TOTAL: $471.76

PUBLIC WORKS

Mayor Trullinger presented Mr. Bale’s public works report. He reported the staff has been picking up the chips and will be tacking next week, air leak on radium removal system repaired, and WRT system will be inspected this month.  

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT

Deputy McPherson presented written monthly report.  The council discussed police coverage when he is on vacation.  He is pursuing individuals who were riding 4 wheeler & dirt bike.  Freshman Impact April 22.

 

ORDINANCE NUMBER 12-10

Ordinance Number 12-10 received its second reading.

                                                                                   

   

ORDINANCE   NUMBER 12-10

     
   

2013 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 2013:

       
                 

EXPENDITURES

             

101 General   Fund

             
 

410 General   Government

   

$117,125.00

   
 

420 Public   Safety

     

$41,423.00

   
 

429 Flood   Control

     

$4,300.00

   
 

430 Public   Works

     

$69,500.00

   
 

432.3  Solid Waste

     

$67,582.00

   
 

450  Cultural & Recreation

   

$144,450.00

   

                

455  Library                                

   

$1,000.00

   
 

456 Community   Center

   

$25,700.00

   

TOTAL GENERAL   FUND

     

$471,080.00

   

200 Special   Revenue

             
 

430 Public   Works

   

$24,000.00

 

              

 

432.3 Solid   Waste

   

$5,000.00

   
 

450 Park

     

$15,000.00

   

TOTAL SPECIAL   REVENUE

     

$44,000.00

   

432 TOTAL SEWER

       

$54,300.00

   

433 TOTAL WATER

       

$127,400.00

   

TOTAL BUDGETED   EXPENSE

     

$696,780.00

   
                 

REVENUES

             

101 General   Fund

             
 

310 Taxes

     

$204,530.00

   
 

320 License   & Permits

   

$6,350.00

   
 

330 State &   County Shared

   

$71,950.00

   
 

340 Solid Waste

     

$57,500.00

   
 

360   Miscellaneous

     

$120,400.00

   
 

370 Trust &   Agency

     

$2,000.00

   
 

212 Special   Revenue Fund

   

$44,000.00

   

TOTAL GENERAL   REVENUE

     

$506,730.00

   

381 WATER

       

$128,050.00

   

382 SEWER

       

$62,000.00

   

TOTAL MEANS OF   FINANCE

     

$696,780.00

   

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

       

$156,830.00

   

REAL TAX LEVY   REQUEST

     

$156,830.00

   
                 
 

(seal)

             
                 

Meri Jo   Anderson, Finance Officer

   

Jack W.   Trullinger, Mayor

                 

First Reading   August 15. 2012

           

Second Reading   September 5, 2012

         

Publish   Date:  September 13, 2012

         

Effective   Date:  October 3, 2012

           
                 

Motion by Buchtel second by Whitney to accept the second reading of Ordinance Number 12-10.  Roll call vote.  Aye:  Buchtel, Holloway, and Whitney.  Nay: none.  Motion carried.

 

ORDINANCE NUMBER 12-11

Supplemental Budget Ordinance Number 12-11 received its first reading.  Motion by Buchtel second by Holloway to approve the first reading of supplemental budget ordinance number 12-11.  Aye: all.  Motion carried.

 

ST JOHN’S CHURCH DRAINAGE

The Catholic Church is doing some landscaping and would like to remove the half moon culvert and replace it with whole culvert.  Bill Tines and Jim Strapman explained the plan and requested the city cost share in the project.  The Mayor gave a history of the city’s involvement in the last engineered project on that corner.  The Council stated they are interested in helping out and would like more alternatives to look at.  The Mayor will contact Pennington County on their input.

 

BOUNCY TOYS

The Finance Officer prepared a release of liability for the use of the bouncy toys (inflatables) when they are used on city property.  The Council directed it be sent to the City Attorney for his input.

 

SPIKING PERMIT

Sp#12-12; Gwen Zelfer; December 1, 2012

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

 

Other items discussed:

1. Swimming pool is closed.

2. Municipal League Conference in October, the Council will let the office know before the registration deadline.

 

Being no further business Mayor Trullinger adjourned the meeting at 8:12 p.m.

 

(Seal)  Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer




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