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 December 18, 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, Public Works Director Bale, Deputy McPherson, Ray & Jason Dvorak, Dean & Kathy Scott, Keith Karp and Dianne Trullinger. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Trullinger.
PUBLIC HEARING TRANSFER LIQUOR LICENSES
A public hearing was held on transferring the following liquor licenses from Steve’s General Store Inc., to Country Stores, Inc. (BJ’s Supermart); 16098 Highway 1416.; Package & Retail Liquor (on & off sale). Ray Dvorak addressed the Council and stated all the employees have attended the Tam Training classes. No one presented themselves to voice any objections to this transfer.
Motion by Graham second by Buchtel to approve the agenda. Aye: all. Motion carried.
Moved by Buchtel second by K. Trullinger to approve the December 4, 2013 minutes as presented. Aye: all. Motion carried.
Motion by Buchtel second by Holloway to transfer from contingency: $4,000.00 to solid waste, $1,000.00 sewer sanitation, $1,000.00 to purification. Aye: all. Motion carried.
Mr. Bale reported that public works has greased and changed filters on the garbage truck and all other equipment, hung a heat lamp at the lift station during cold weather, rad tests taken, Community Center repairs. He had a follow up with the doctor and is still on the same restrictions for another month.
LIQUOR LICENSE TRANSFER
Steve’s General Store Inc., to Country Stores, Inc. (BJ’s Supermart); 16098 Highway 1416; Package & Retail Liquor (on & off sale). Motion by Buchtel second by Graham to approve the transfer of this liquor license for the year 2014, since no one presented themselves to voice any objections. Aye: all. Motion carried. The Mayor and Council welcomed them to the Community.
The Mayor reported that Basic Cable TV has been installed in the Community Center and is being provided by Golden West at no charge to the city. The City can get the upgrade to cable for $12.00 a month. The Council agreed we should try the upgrade for six months to see if anyone uses it, and reevaluate in June. Randy Madsen has donated a big screen TV for use in the community center. It is being stored in the supply room.
FEMA and the city have been working on the preliminary application and should be ready to sign within the next two weeks.
ORDINANCE NUMBER 13-08 SALARIES
Ordinance number 13-08 received its second reading.
ORDINANCE NUMBER 13-08
ARTICLE II SECTION VII
MAYOR AND COUNCIL SALARIES
BE IT ORDAINED by the Common Council of the City of New Underwood. Pennington County, South Dakota that:
- 1. The Mayor’s salary will be $6000.00 a year to be paid monthly, and mileage at the current Federal rate for pre-approved training sessions and meetings.
- 2. The Alderman’s salary will be $50.00 for each meeting attended, to be paid every two months to every twelve months, at the preference of each Council person.
- 3. The Mayor and Alderman will be paid $50.00 per day and mileage at the current Federal rate for pre-approved training sessions and meetings.
First reading: December 4, 2013
Second reading: December 18, 2013
Publish date: December 26, 2013
Effective date: January 15, 2014 Jack W. Trullinger, Mayor
Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer
Moved by K. Trullinger second by Buchtel to approve the second reading of ordinance number 13-08. Roll call vote. Aye: Buchtel, Graham, Holloway, and Trullinger. Nay: none. Motion carried.
PINE STREET STOP SIGNS
No calls had come in to request the stop signs on Pine Street at the Madison Ave. intersection remain in place, so it was moved by Buchtel second by Holloway to remove the stop signs on Pine Street at the Madison Avenue intersection. Aye: all. Motion carried.
MASTER STREET PLAN
Dean Scott presented the preliminary master street plan and discussed the need for this guideline, and the application of this plan. After the presentation it was moved by Buchtel second by Graham to authorize the hiring of Scott Surveying to finalize the master street plan for up to $1500.00. Roll call vote. Aye: Buchtel, Graham, Holloway, and Trullinger. Nay: none. Motion carried.
Extension on BP #13-17; Jessica Weishaar; 106 S. Madison; shed & fence.
Motion by Buchtel second by Holloway to approve this extension. Aye: all. Motion carried.
SP#13-09; Tammy Bills; December 21, 2013; community center.
Motion by K. Trullinger second by Graham to approve this permit. Aye: all. Motion carried.
Being no further business Mayor Trullinger adjourned the meeting at 7:00 p.m.
(Seal) Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer