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Minutes May 20, 2015

MINUTES OF THE
NEW UNDERWOOD CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the New Underwood City Council was held at 6:10 p.m. in the Community Center on May 20, 2015.  Present were: Mayor Jack Trullinger, Council member’s: Larry Graham, Laurie Holloway, and Kathy Trullinger. Absent: Rikka Buchtel.  Also present: Finance Officer Meri Jo Anderson, PW Supervisor Tim Hall, Marvin Rask, Kim Karp, and Dianne Trullinger. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Jack Trullinger.

 

AGENDA

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

 

MINUTES 

Moved by Holloway second by Graham to approve the May 6, 2015 as published.   Aye: all.  Motion carried. 

 

PUBLIC WORK

  • Snow Plow back on Truck.
  • Curb stop for Twizted Tavern replaced.
  • PW will be taking the chlorine samples at the shop to get a better overview of levels.
  • Mr. Hall and Mayor Trullinger got the door cut out at the ground storage bldg.
  • New Bobcat back and new brush on.

 

FUEL TANKS

Mayor Trullinger stated he had not received any more quotes for the electrical work, therefore it was moved by Holloway second by K. Trullinger to approve the quote received from Paul’s Electric in the amount of $1,475.34. Aye: all.  Motion carried.

 

OATHS OF OFFICE

Mayor Trullinger administered the oath of office to Attorney Chris Beesley.

 

APPOINTMENTS

The following volunteers were recommended for appointment by Mayor Trullinger: Ruth Ekern, Bob Hall, Kimmy Winegar, Chad Tussing, Kristi Wolf.

Motion by K. Trullinger second by Holloway to approve these appointments. Aye: all.  Motion carried. 

 

2015 – 2016 MALT BEVERAGE RENEWAL

*Twizted Tavern; Kim Karp;  520 S. “A” Ave.; Blk 6 Lots 10, 11 Sec. 31; T2NR11E BHM; retail on-off sale malt beverage.

Motion by K. Trullinger second by Graham to approve this license.  Aye: all.  Motion carried.

 

MODERN WOODMAN GRANT

The Mayor reported that Patricia Tutsch, Modern Woodmen Representative, had contacted him that another $250.00 grant had been approved for the City of New Underwood.  She will deposit it with Jolly Lane, so we now have $500.00 to go towards trees and plants at the park.

They also have funds available to help supply the food pantry.  They will get us baskets for Thanksgiving.

Need ideas for a matching grant for projects at the park and swimming pool.

 

 

ORDINANCE NUMBER 15-06

ORDINANCE NUMBER 15-06

 ARTICLE  V – FLOOD CONTROL

SECTION 6

 

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ARTICLE V – FLOOD CONTROL  - CULVERTS (replaces ordinance number 87-3)

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF NEW UNDERWOOD, SOUTH DAKOTA THAT ARTICLE V; FLOOD CONTOL; BE AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

 

SECTION 6

 

PROVISIONS FOR CULVERTS

The City shall determine the specific grade for all drainage.  Driveway culverts shall be provided by the property owner, but may be purchased by the City to be reimbursed by the property owner.  These culverts must meet City specifications and must be approved by the Director of Public Works prior to installation.  The City will provide gravel to cover up to a maximum of 4 inches in depth, if requested by property owner.

 

(Seal)

                                                                                  Jack W. Trullinger, Mayor

Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer

 

First Reading:  May 6, 2015

Second Reading:  May 20, 2015

Publish date:  May 28, 2015

Effective Date:  June 16, 2015

Motion by K. Trullinger second by L. Holloway to accept the second reading of Ordinance Number 15-07. Roll call vote. Aye: Graham, Holloway, and Trullinger. Nay: none.  Motion carried.

 

ORDINANCE NUMBER 15-07

Ordinance Number 15-07, an ordinance to amend the provisions to the current zoning ordinance to include agricultural related business services and structures, received its first reading.  Motion by Graham second by K. Trullinger to accept the first reading of Ordinance Number 15-07. Aye: all.  Motion carried.

 

ORDINANCE NUMBER 15-08

Supplemental Budget Ordinance Number 15-08 received its first reading. This ordinance adds $15,896.37 to the 2015 budget.  Motion by Buchtel second by K. Trullinger to accept the first reading of Ordinance Number 15-08. Aye: all.  Motion carried.

 

ORDINANCE NUMBER 15-09

Ordinance Number 15-09, an ordinance to add curb stop locates to the building permits received its first reading. Moved by Holloway second by Graham to accept the first reading of Ordinance Number 15-09. Aye: all.  Motion carried.

 

OTHER ITEMS DISCUSSED:

  1. The finance officer presented the governmental funds sheets.

  2. Barking dog complaint & correspondence.

  3. The Mayor reported Kindergarten celebration went very well.

  4. Gimpel Plat is to be removed from the agenda until Mr. Gimpel requests to be placed on the agenda again.

  5. The Winegar building permit will be removed from the agenda until the permit is received.

     

    Being no further business Mayor Trullinger adjourned the meeting at 6:35 p.m.

     

    (Seal) Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer




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