New Underwood, South Dakota

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Minutes January 5, 2021

MINUTES OF THE
NEW UNDERWOOD CITY COUNCIL

A regular meeting of the New Underwood City Council was held at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall on January 5, 2021. Present were: Mayor Teresa Hall, Council members: Larry Graham, Tara Richter and by telephone, Tera Hockenbary. Absent: Kathy Trullinger. Also present: Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Director, Kristi Pritzkau, Finance Officer, Deputy Jones and Sgt. Harkins. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Hall with the Pledge of Allegiance following.

AGENDA

Motion by Richter second by Hockenbary to approve the agenda. Aye: all. Nay: none. Motion carried.



MINUTES

Moved by Graham second by Richter to approve the minutes for December 15, 2020. Aye: all. Nay: none. Motion carried.



FINANCIAL REPORT & BILL LIST

The bill-list, savings sheet, monthly revenues and savings sheets were presented. Moved by Hockenbary seconded by Graham to approve the financial reports and the following warrants. Aye: all. Motion carried.

December bills payable December 31, 2020

GENERAL FUND

First Data (card fees) – 67.54; 2461 (voided check remainder) – (-45.00); Salaries: Mayor –411.75; Council – 738.80; Finance Office – 4589.33; Public Works – 7125.67; Cleaner – 123.11; SDRS (retirement) – 1635.90; IRS EFTPS (SS & FWT) – 4067.73; HPSD – 2395.84; Aflac (ins.) – 114.66; City of Rapid City (Dec dump fee) – 1460.84; WREA (Dec. Service) – 1976.12; Golden West (telephone) – 299.48; SD State Treasurer (Sales Tax) – 160.87; Pennington County Courant (publishing fees) – 130.85; City of Rapid City (Nov. dump fee remainder) – 414.18; Kieffer Sanitation (roll off) – 160.00; Ace Hardware (remote, key chain) – 138.16; Godfrey Brake (valve) – 28.80; Meri Jo Anderson (consulting fee) – 598.00; Mastercard (CH, shop, CC supplies) – 1010.27; Grimm’s Pump (nozzle) – 73.00; Conrad’s Big C (floodlights at CC) – 970.20; Jenner Equipment (broom brush) – 729.48; Inland Truck Parts (GT repair) – 61.26; Brown’s Small Engine (fuel line, filter) – 16.60; Harvey’s Lock (keys, cabinet) – 225.29; Dakota Battery (saw motor repair) – 158.77; Pennington County Sheriff (4th qtr. law enforcement) – 12732.00; McGas (propane) – 281.49; Carefree Lawn (winterize sprinkler) – 100.00; Crown Oil Inc. (gas, fuel) – 1930.50; Black Hills Chemical (paper towels) – 31.23 TOTAL $44912.67

HEALTH INSURANCE FUND

Timothy S. Hall (reimbursement for medical) – 700.00 TOTAL $700.00

SPECIAL REVENUE FUND

Crown Oil Co. (fuel) – 550.75 TOTAL $550.75

WATER FUND

WREA (Dec. Service) – 880.02; SDARWS (membership dues) – 420.00; WRT (Base treatment) 2275.88 Omni Site (alarm) – 25.00; Hawkins (chemicals) – 480.00; DENR (water fee) – 25.00; Midcontinent (4th qtr. fees) – 105.00 TOTAL $4210.90

METER FUND

Natasha Shoemaker (balance of meter deposit) 91.40 – TOTAL: $91.40

SEWER FUND

Crown Oil Co. (gas) – 18.75; WREA (Dec. service) – 113.34; Omni-Site, Inc. (alarm) – 25.00; DENR (wastewater fee) – 25.00 TOTAL: $182.09



MAYOR

Congratulations to Amy Caringi for earning the Fire Rookie of the year for Pennington County award.
The New Underwood Volunteer Fire Department is having a fundraising event at the Community Center on January 9, 2020 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Thank you to the Pennington County Highway Department for quickly replacing the stop sign with the yield sign at the junction of Hwy 1416 and 161st Ave.
Wall Meats is holding a meeting for producers at the New Underwood Community Center on January 27, 2020 at 6 p.m.


LAW ENFORCEMENT

Deputy Jones presented the monthly report.



SURPLUS

The surplus 1971 Wabco 666B Motor Grader will be advertised in the SD statewide Classifieds Network for $150.00 for one week.



Being no further business Mayor Hall adjourned the meeting at 6:09 p.m.



(Seal)



Kristi Pritzkau, Finance Officer





2021 Statement of Salaries for New Underwood, SD

Mayor - $6,000.00/yearly

Council - $50.00/meeting

Finance Officer $19.13 hourly

Deputy Sheriff - $51,948.00 yearly

Director of Public Works – $25.05 hourly

Maintenance Man - $14.33 hourly

Clerk –$12.36 hourly

Laborers - $9.45 - $12.50 hourly

Seasonal Workers – $9.45 – $15.75 hourly