A regular meeting of the New Underwood City Council was held at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Center on October 21, 2015. Present were: Mayor Jack Trullinger, Councilmembers: Rikka Buchtel, Larry Graham, Laurie Holloway and Kathy Trullinger. Also present: Finance Officer Meri Jo Anderson, Public Works Supervisor Tim Hall, Deputy McPherson, Marvin Rask, and Dianne Trullinger.
Motion by K. Trullinger second by Graham to approve the agenda. Aye: all. Motion carried.
Moved by Holloway second by K. Trullinger to approve the October 14, 2015 as published. Aye: all. Motion carried.
- Mr. Hall reported the electrical is hooked up to the fuel tanks.
- Rural water tried to help locate the curb stops we could not find, and will bring more men and equipment to help.
- Mr. Hall is attending certification school this week.
Mr. Hall priced approximately the lighting in the Community Center T-5’s – 4200.00 T-8’s – 1500.00. He will keep checking on other options.
GPS CURB STOPS AND MAINS
Motion by Graham second K. Trullinger to finalize the discussion from last week on the GPS ing the curb stops & mains by approving the $1500.00 price quote. Aye: all. Motion carried.
The Booster Club presented their route for the zombie walk fund raiser they are holding on October 30, 2015. Motion by Buchtel second by K. Trullinger to approve this fund raiser on streets and alleys in town. Aye: all. Motion carried. Deputy McPherson requested that he get a more accurate drawing so he could flare the appropriate locations.
ORDINANCE NUMBER 15-12
Ordinance Number 15-12 received its first reading. This ordinance is to allow putting garbage on vacation for Commercial Customers to match residential customers. Moved by K. Trullinger second by Holloway to approve the first reading of Ordinance Number 15-12. Aye: all. Motion carried.
BP#15-24; City; 517 S. “A” Ave; move off mobile home
Motion by Holloway second by Graham to approve this permit. Aye: all. Motion carried.
BP#15-25; Mike & Laurie Holloway; 513 S. “B” Ave; cement pad & sidewalk
Moved by K. Trullinger second by Buchtel to approve this permit. Aye: Buchtel, Graham, K. Trullinger. Abstain: Holloway. Motion carried.
HOUSING NEEDS STUDY
Housing Needs Study Resolution Number 15-08
WHEREAS, the South Dakota Housing Development Authority has created the Housing Needs Study Program. This program is a cost-sharing incentive to help rural communities in South Dakota conduct a housing needs study to aide community decision makers and the public in developing a meaningful sense of the housing market;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Meri Jo Anderson or Mayor Jack W. Trullinger is hereby authorized to execute and file an application on behalf of the City of New Underwood with the South Dakota Housing Development Authority for a Housing Needs Study and requesting participation in the Housing Needs Study Program to aid in financing our Housing plans for the City of New Underwood, South Dakota .
That Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer, or Mayor Jack W. Trullinger is hereby authorized and directed to furnish such information as the above mentioned state agency may reasonably request in connection with the application which is hereby authorized to be filed.
That the City of New Underwood shall provide a minimum of 50% of the total cost of the project, using funds available under Culture and Recreation; Community Center; Capital Improvement.
That the study shall encompass the corporate limits of the City of New Underwood.
Dated this 21st day of October, 2015.
Jack W. Trullinger, Mayor
Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer
Motion by K. Trullinger second by Holloway to approve this resolution. Roll call vote. Aye: Buchtel, Graham, Holloway, and Trullinger. Nay: none. Motion carried.
OTHER ITEMS DISCUSSED:
- The Mayor sent out notice of abatement for debris in a back yard that is extending to the alley.
- The Mayor reported that Pennington County Sheriff’s Dept. will be running the back ground checks on applicants for liquor and malt beverage licenses as the state will no longer be doing this.
- Councilor Graham reported that he is awaiting the quote from Gossard for work on North “C” Ave.
- Requirements for developments will be placed on the next agenda.
- The next Council meeting will be left on November 4, 2015.
Being no further business Mayor Trullinger adjourned the meeting at 6:25 p.m.
(Seal) Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer