New Underwood, South Dakota

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Minutes April 1, 2009

                                                        MINUTES OF THE



A regular meeting of the New Underwood City Council was held at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Center on April 1, 2009.  Present were: Mayor Benita R. White, Councilmember’s: Michael Green, John Torrey, and Jack Trullinger.  Absent:  Tyler Richter. Also present:  Dir. Public Works Greg Hall, Major Mueller, Deputy McPherson, Cris Allen, Diane Trullinger, and Tony Ascrizzi.



Moved by Green second by Trulliner to approve the agenda.  Aye: all. Motion




Moved by Torrey second by Green to approve the March 18, 2009 minutes as presented.  Aye: all.  Motion carried.


FINANCIAL REPORT & BILLIST                                                                                   

The financial reports, bill-list and vouchers were presented.  Motion by Trullinger second by Green to approve the financial reports and the following warrants as presented.  Aye:  all.  Motion carried.  

March bills payable April 1, 2009

GENERAL FUND                                                                                        

Salaries – 4926.82; Wellmark (ins.) 508.33; FWB (visa & bank charges) – 3.00; First Western Bank ( SS, FWT) – 1332.30; Unemployment Ins (1st qtr) – 156.43; SD Retirement (Mar) – 485.00; WREA (Service) –1310.11; Golden West Service) – 346.69; SD State Treasurer  ( Sales Tax) – 189.57; RC Landfill (Dump Fees) – 1882.56; ELAN (CC shop, & supplies) – 1215.92; NU Post (publishing) – 727.77; Steve’s (fuel) – 238.31; Penn. Co. Hwy. (fuel) 163.13; Kristi Lemke (clean CC) – 65.00; Sanitation Products (spool & link kit) – 311.20; SD Work Comp Fund (ins) -313.00;  NU Ambulance (1st qtr) – 500.00;  McGas (propane-shop) – 60.00; SD Fed. Property Agency (supplies) – 54.60; Electrical Design Consultants (PW shop) – 105.00; Diane Trullinger (CH cleaning) – 104.00.  TOTAL: $14998.74.


FWB (loan payment PWB) – 1878.44.  TOTAL:  $1878.44

WATER FUND                                                                                             

Salaries – 3439.14; Wellmark (ins) – 1524.99;  FWB (SS & FWT) – 960.63; SD Retirement (Mar) – 524.67; WREA (Service) –505.19 ; Northwest Pipe Fittings (supplies) – 84.29; Elan (supplies) – 87.21; Alltell (service) -118.61; Hawkins (chemicals) -1663.25; Omni-Site (alarms) - 40.00.  TOTAL: $8863.69. 

SEWER FUND                                                                                             

WREA (Service) – 51.17; Elan (sewer jetter parts) – 144.91.   TOTAL: $196.08.



Major Mueller explained that the New Underwood DARE program was cancelled due to lack of personnel and manning to complete the program. Looking at training Deputy McPherson for next year.





A letter from Governor Rounds was presented stating the City has been awarded a $183,000.00 CDBG grant for the radium removal plant.  The engineer is meeting with the Dir. of Public Works to go over some of the planning for this plant.



Motion by Trullinger second by Green to purchase chains for the Auto Car.  Aye:  all.  Motion carried.



BP09-06; Randy Madsen; RK’s Saloon #2; 415 S. “A” Ave; Awning

Moved by Torrey second by Green to approve this permit.  Aye:  all.  Motion carried.



Randy Madsen requested the use of the Community Center on April 26 for the annual ambulance meeting.  The charge will be discussed at the next meeting since the Council could not remember the previous years discussion.



1.      District Meeting in Custer April 22, 2009

2.      Alderman Torrey had three dog complaints.

3.      Law Enforcement written monthly report. 

4.      Alderman Torrey commended the public works department on the good job of snow removal.



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




(Seal)  Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer