New Underwood, South Dakota

......a good place to be!

Minutes November 28, 2011

                                                                       

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 28, 2011.  Present were: Mayor Jack Trullinger, Council member’s: Rikka Buchtel, Laurie Holloway, John Torrey  and Joe Whitney. Also present: Finance Officer Meri Jo Anderson, Dir. Of Public Works John Bale, Rob & Cris Allen & girls, Mike Holloway, and Dianne Trullinger. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Trullinger.

 

AGENDA

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

 

MINUTES                                                               

Motion by Holloway second by Torrey to approve the November 2, 2011 minutes as presented.  Aye: all.  Motion carried.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

Mr. Bale reported they are ready to start the west water main project, they have been moving snow, doing repairs, grinding down community center sidewalk.

 

PURCHASE METERS

Moved by Torrey second by Buchtel that the City purchase 113 meters at $15.00 each from the City of Delmont.  Aye: all.  Motion carried.

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT

Several mailboxes were vandalized over the week-end.  Anyone with information should contact Deputy McPherson at city hall.

 

LIQUOR LICENSES

Montgomery Sandal, Moe’s Bar & Grill; 415 S. “A” Ave.; Lots 5-7 Block 2 Orig. Twn;  Package & Retail Liquor (on & off sale)

Twizted Tavern; Kim Karp; 524 S. “A” Ave.; Lots 10, 11, 12 Blk 6 Org.; Package & Retail Liquor (on & off sale)

Steve’s Superstore, Inc. – 22797 161st Ave.; Lot 1 of SE ¼ and Lot 2 AR Vieths Subdivision; Retail (on sale)

Since no one presented themselves to voice any objections it was moved by Torrey  second by Whitney to approve these liquor licenses for the year 2012.  Aye: all.  Motion carried.

 

AED

An Automated External Defibulator was donated to the City of New Underwood by the Health Education Development Systems Corporation for the Sami Jo Pool estimated value $1,800.00.  The Council instructed a thank you card be sent and to look for a glass case to store the AED in at the pool.

 

 

 

SURPLUS CHAIRS

Resolution Number 11-10 was introduced.

 

RESOLUTION NUMBER 11-10

 

BE IT RESOLVED by the New Underwood City Council that the following property be declared surplus:  wooden & brown folding chairs at the Community Center.

 

Dated November 23, 2011

 

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                                                                                Jack W. Trullinger, Mayor

Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer

Motion by Buchtel second by Holloway to approve resolution number 11-10.  Roll call vote.  Aye: Buchtel, Holloway, Torrey and Whitney.  Nay: none.  Motion carried.

The Council than set as the appraisal board and appraised these chairs at 50 cents per chair.  Contact City Hall if interested in purchasing chairs.

 

PLAT

A plat was presented to the Council whereupon Resolution Number 11-11 was introduced.

 

RESOLUTION NUMBER 11-11

APPROVAL OF PLAT

 

WHEREAS a plat of Lot 1, Lot 2, dedicated South “A” Avenue right-of-way, and 10 foot wide public utility easements on all property lines,  in Outlot B of the Original Townsite of Underwood  located in the SW ¼  NE ¼  of Section 31, Township 2 North, Range 11 East of the Black Hills Meridian, New Underwood, Pennington County, South Dakota, was submitted for the purpose of examination and approval by the governing body, and

WHEREAS it appears that said plat conforms with the system of streets and alleys of the existing plat of said City and additions thereto, and that all municipal taxes and special assessments have been fully paid and that the plat of said lots had been executed according to law, and

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the plat of   Lot 1, Lot 2, dedicated South “A” Avenue right-of-way and 10 foot wide public utility easements on all property lines, in Outlot B of the Original Townsite of Underwood  located in the S ½ SW ¼  of Section 30, Township 2 North, Range 11 East of the Black Hills Meridian, New Underwood, Pennington County, South Dakota,  be and the same is hereby approved and the Finance Officer of New Underwood is hereby authorized to endorse on such plat a copy of the resolution and certify as to its correctness.

 

Dated this 23rd day of November, 2011

                                                                                                    Jack W. Trullinger, Mayor

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Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer   

Motion by Buchtel second by Torrey to approve resolution number 11-12.  Roll call vote.  Aye: Buchtel, Holloway, Torrey, and Whitney.  Nay: none.  Motion carried.

 

NUISANCE ORDINANCE REVISIONS

The Mayor has been rewriting the nuisance ordinance, trying to make it into an enforceable law that is easier to understand. The Council went over the proposed ordinance and made two changes.  The ordinance will be forwarded to attorney for his input.  The animal control part of the ordinance is not completed yet.

 

MOBILE HOME PARKS

After the first of the year the city will get some sample regulations from other cities on what type of mobile homes they allow in mobile home parks.  The Council would like a grandfather clause be used for current mobile homes.

 

BUILDING PERMIT

11-24; Moe’s; 415 S. “A” Ave; Enclose Awning

Motion by Buchtel second by Holloway to table this permit until more information is received.  Aye: all.  Motion carried.

 

Other items discussed:

  1. Governmental Funds sheets were presented.
  2. Safety Benefits conference November 16 & 17.  Anderson, Bale, and Councilor Buchtel attended and expressed the value of this conference.
  3. Correspondence:  Dog at large and overdue water bill to a landlord.
  4. The Council instructed another letter be sent on a mobile home that is not completely skirted. 

 

Being no further business Mayor Trullinger adjourned the meeting at 7:07 p.m.

 

 

 

 

(Seal)  Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer