New Underwood, South Dakota

......a good place to be!

Minutes January 10, 2012





A special meeting of the New Underwood City Council was held at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Center on January 10, 2012.  Present were: Council member’s: Rikka Buchtel, Bob Hall, Laurie Holloway, and Joe Whitney. Also present: Finance Officer Meri Jo Anderson, Dir. Of Public Works John Bale, and Deputy McPherson. The meeting was called to order by Council President Rikka Buchtel.


The purpose of this special meeting is to get authorization for the city attorney to take legal action.



Motion by Whitney second by Holloway to approve the agenda.  Aye: all. Motion carried.



Motion by Whitney second by Hall to go into executive session at 6:02 p.m. to discuss legal advice as per SDCL 1-25-2 (3).  Moved by Whitney second by Holloway to adjourn the executive session at 6:25 p.m. and reconvene to the regular session.  Aye: all.  Motion carried.



Motion by Whitney second by Holloway to authorize the City Attorney to pursue any legal means deemed necessary regarding the easement dispute with Doug Gimpel. Roll call vote.  Aye:  Buchtel, Hall, Holloway, and Whitney.  Nay: none.  Motion carried.

Moved by Buchtel second by Hall to also have included in the court order that law enforcement be instructed to remove the equipment and/or other obstructions from the utility easement area, and that the city request reimbursement for legal fees.  Aye: all.  Motion carried.


Being no further business Council President Buchtel adjourned the meeting at 6:35 p.m.





(Seal)  Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer