New Underwood, South Dakota

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Minutes January 8, 2020

MINUTES OF THE
NEW UNDERWOOD CITY COUNCIL


A regular meeting of the New Underwood City Council was held at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Center on January 8, 2020. Present were: Mayor Jack Trullinger, Councilmembers: Teresa Gossard, Larry Graham and Kathy Trullinger. Absent: Karin Shoemaker. Also present: Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Director, Kristi Pritzkau, Finance Officer, Dir. of Public Works Tim Hall, Sergeant Harkins and Deputy Jeff Jones. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Trullinger with the Pledge of Allegiance following.

AGENDA

Motion by K. Trullinger second by Graham to approve the agenda. Aye: all. Motion carried.



MINUTES

Moved by Gossard second by K. Trullinger to approve the December 18, 2019 minutes with the following correction to Resolution #19-14; Formerly Lot 1 and 2 of block 7; not: Formerly all of Block 7.

Aye: all. Motion carried.



FINANCIAL REPORT & BILL LIST

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

December bills payable December 31, 2019

GENERAL FUND

BJ’s (festival of trees snacks) – 13.47; First Data (visa charges) – 66.33; Salaries – Mayor and Council – 962.02; Cleaner – 59.22; Finance Office – 3093.18; Public Works – 4610.94; SDRS (retirement plan) – 926.66; IRS EFTPS (SS & FWT) – 2786.39; HPSD – 1650.09; Aflac (ins.) – 114.66; WREA (Service) –2092.27; Golden West (telephone) – 294.28; SD State Treasurer (Dec. Sales Tax) – 365.89; State Flag Account (flags) – 87.58; Pennington County Courant (publishing fees) – 259.76; Carquest (fuel filters) – 20.16; MasterCard (hydro fluid) – 94.31; Menards (faucet, snow guards) – 145.89; Meri Jo Anderson (consulting fees) – 644.00; City of Rapid City (dump fees) – 2131.67; Pennington County Hwy Dept. (sanding materials) – 110.00; Riter Rogers, LLP (Wood Ave. consult) – 300.00; TOTAL: $ 20828.77

INSURANCE FUND

Mastercard (medical) – 830.60; Timothy S. Hall (medical) – 1258.97 TOTAL: $ 2089.57

WATER FUND

Timothy S. Hall (water cert fee) – 12.00; WREA (Service) – 833.08; WRT (radium removal charge) – 2237.63; Omni Site (alarm) – 25.00; Hawkins (water treatment chemical) – 1027.70; SD Rural Water System (dues) – 500.00; Northwest Pipe (flare and meter valve) – 44.00 TOTAL: $4679.41

SEWER FUND

Timothy S. Hall (ww cert fee) – 12.00; DENR (permit fee) – 50.00; WREA (service) – 118.90; MARC (lift station cleaner) – 251.66; Omni-Site, Inc. (alarm) – 25.00 TOTAL: $457.56



DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS

They will be going to the SDARWS Conference in Pierre January 14-16th.



LAW ENFORCEMENT

Deputy Jones presented his written monthly report.



MAYOR

The date that nominating petitions can be circulated is January 31, 2020 for the election this year.



200 E. PINE

The sewer was found to be approximately 93 feet in length at the property at 200 E. Pine St. Rapid Rooter ran their camera through it and will send us the video of that.



SPIKING PERMIT

Motion by Gossard second by Graham to approve Spiking Permit #20-01 for the American Legion at the Community Center on February 2, 2020. Aye: all. Motion carried.



BUILDING PERMIT

It was moved by Gossard seconded by K. Trullinger to temporarily disapprove Building Permit #20-01; Jake Rozell at 100 S. D Ave. as it needs to be moved to the west to meet the 10 foot set backs required by Ordinance. City Hall will contact them concerning this matter. Aye: all. Motion carried.



APRIL COUNCIL MEETING

As the date for the District 9 meeting on April 1, 2020 interferes with the regular meeting date it was moved by Gossard seconded by K. Trullinger to hold the first meeting on April 8, 2020. Aye: all. Motion carried.



RESOLUTION NUMBER 20-01



RESOLUTION NUMBER 20-01

CITY of NEW UNDERWOOD

AUTHORIZING RESOLUTION

INTERGOVERNMENTAL CONTRACT FOR THE SD PUBLIC ASSURANCE ALLIANCE



WHEREAS, the City of New Underwood is authorized by the State of SD to join or reaffirm their membership in a local government risk pool known as the South Dakota Public Assurance Alliance, and

WHEREAS, the City of New Underwood includes the contract in its entirety in this resolution (SDPAA 01.01.2020) and,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of New Underwood hereby designates the Mayor and/or Finance Officer to act as signatory on the intergovernmental contract with the South Dakota Public Assurance Alliance including all other documentation and to provide such additional information as may be required by the State of South Dakota.



Dated this 8th day of January, 2020.

Jack W. Trullinger, Mayor

(SEAL)



Kristi Pritzkau, Finance Officer



Motion by Gossard second by Graham to approve Resolution Number 20-01. Roll call vote. Aye: Gossard, Graham, and K. Trullinger. Nay: None. Motion carried.



Being no further business Mayor Trullinger adjourned the meeting at 6:12 p.m.



(Seal)



Kristi Pritzkau, Finance Officer



2020 Statement of Salaries for New Underwood, SD

Mayor - $6,000.00/yearly

Council - $50.00/meeting

Finance Officer $18.57 hourly

Attorney - $150.00 - $230.00 hourly

Deputy Sheriff - $50,928.00 yearly

Director of Public Works – $24.32 hourly

Maintenance Man - $13.91 hourly

Clerk –$14.25 hourly

Laborers - $9.30 - $12.50 hourly

Seasonal Workers – $9.30 – $15.75 hourly