MINUTES OF THE
NEW UNDERWOOD CITY COUNCIL
A regular meeting of the New Underwood City Council was held on January 4, 2006 at 6:00 p.m. Present were: Mayor Benita White, Councilmembers: Jackie Dahlquist, Larry Graham, Michael Green, and LeeAnn Schumacher. Also present: The Fin. Officer Meri Jo Anderson, Asst. Fin. Officer Teresa Gossard, Dir. Public Works Greg Hall, Asst. Dir. Public Works Jack Trullinger, Officer Przymus, Sgt. Hughes, and Chuck Dockter.
Moved by Green second by Dahlquist to approve the agenda. Aye: all. Motion carried.
Motion by Dahlquist second by Schumacher to approve the December 21, 2005 minutes. Aye: all. Motion carried.
FINANCIAL REPORT & BILLIST
The Finance Officer presented the financial reports, bill-list and vouchers. Motion by Schumacher second by Dahlquist to approve the financial reports and the following warrants as presented. Aye: all. Motion carried.
December bills payable December 31, 2005
Salaries – 3021.33; First Western Bank (SS & FWT) – 848.46; SD Retirement – 438.99; State Treasurer (Sales Tax) – 116.84; WREA (service) – 906.50; Golden West (service) – 170.62; Rapid City Landfill (dump fees) – 1392.30; DakotaCare (ins) – 1466.46; Janice Jensen (CC Dec.) – 88.00; Bev Taylor (CC Dec.) – 88.00; NU Post (Publishing) – 156.66; Steve's (fuel) – 304.98; Elan (parts, stamps, CC supplies, toner bulbs) – 491.19; Penn. Co. Hwy. (fuel) – 196.97; 4-U (ice machine box – CC) – 100.00; Street Heating (CC – furnace parts) – 435.30; Dakota Business Center (office supplies) – 49.89; SDML (policy book) – 125.00; Jenner (parts) – 46.14. TOTAL: $10443.63.
Salaries – 1991.81; First Western Bank (SS & FWT) – 602.16; SD Retirement – 327.92; WREA (service) – 629.10; Northwest Pipe Fittings (meter) – 229.65; Dakota Supply Group (meters) – 493.60; Omni-site.net (alarms) – 56.00. TOTAL – $4330.24.
Salaries – 669.02; First Western Bank (SS & FWT) – 179.19; SD Retirement – 111.46; WREA (service) – 38.10; One call systems (tickets) – 16.83; Cellular One (service) – 67.97; DENR (wastewater fees) – 50.00. TOTAL – $1132.57.
January bills payable January 4, 2006
SD Public Assurance
The catering at the Municipal League district meeting that is being held in New Underwood in April was discussed. Motion by Dahlquist second by Green to get a contract drawn up and negotiated with the caterers. Aye: all. Motion carried.
The Director of Public Works reported he would like to start blending the wells to try to get the radium at an acceptable level. The Mayor would like a notice in the Post when the blending starts to let the citizens know.
Officer Przymus presented his written monthly report. Officer Przymus reported about on going investigations, shifts, and a request from a private individual about painting the parking lines on
CITY HALL RENOVATION
A letter was received from County Commissioner Jim Kjerstad in reply to our letter. Mayor White spoke to him by phone and has set up a meeting on January 11th at 9:00 a.m. to discuss the City Hall renovation.
06-01; American Legion; February 5, 2006
Motion by Schumacher second by Green to approve this spiking permit. Aye: all. Motion carried.
A lengthy discussion on pressurizing the water line to the north followed. The Council felt that negotiations on the two 1988 contracts should continue.
Ice machine box was purchased and will be installed in the Community Center. The trap from the utility sink is leaking. Prices will be obtained to replace the shades or lights in the main room of the community center.
OTHER ITEMS DISCUSSED THROUGHOUT MEETING
- Some street lights that are out will be reported the WREA.
Being no further business the Mayor adjourned the meeting at 7:25 p.m.
(Seal) Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer
2006 Statement of Salaries for New Underwood, SD
Mayor - $5,000.00/yearly
Council - $50.00/meeting
Attorney - $125.00 - $150.00 hourly
Engineer - $75.00-$90.00 hourly
Deputy Sheriff - $34,155.00 yearly
Director of Public Works – $15.20 - $15.50 hourly
Asst. Dir. of Public Works - $10.43 - $10.75 hourly
Finance Officer - $12.59 - $12.90 hourly
Asst. Fin. Officer - $9.69 - $9.99 hourly
Laborers - $5.15 - $7.00 hourly