New Underwood, South Dakota

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Minutes May 16, 2018

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 May 16, 2018. Present were: Mayor Jack Trullinger, Councilmembers: Teresa Gossard, Larry Graham, Karin Shoemaker and Kathy Trullinger. Also present: Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Director, Kristi Pritzkau, Finance Officer, Dir. of Public Works Tim Hall, Ava Krebsbach, Tommy Urbinati, Jose Amezquita, Serena Rice, Dan Hall, Melanie Tish and Josie Tish. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Trullinger.

AGENDA

Motion by Gossard second by Shoemaker to approve the agenda. Aye: all. Motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARING

Corner Bar; Serena Rice & Wendy Phillipsen; 524 S. A Ave; Uniform Alcohol Beverage License Application. Nobody presented themselves to object to this License Application. Mayor Trullinger adjourned the Hearing at 6:10 p.m. to resume the regular meeting.

MINUTES

Moved by Gossard second by K. Trullinger to approve the Minutes for May 2, 2018 with the following correction to add; Motion by K. Trullinger second by Gossard to reschedule the first June meeting to June 13, 2018. Aye: all. Motion carried. Motion to approve correction carried unanimously.

PUBLIC WORKS

Code Enforcement training in Pierre was very informative.
Cost of the turbine meter for North Well is - $1,093.68 give or take $10.00 for shipping cost difference.
The pool has been drained.
They have been repairing and replacing some water lines at the pool, the girls shower is fixed, and a new water heater was installed.
They hope to complete the concrete repairs at the pool this week.
MAYOR

Terry Westergaard plans to be at the next Council Meeting on June 13, 2018.
The Fernau family paid for an additional chair rack for the Community Center as the one that had been bought wasn’t large enough to hold all of the chairs that were purchased. Thank you to the family for this generous gift.
SAMI JO MEMORIAL POOL

6 individuals will be taking certification classes and 2 will be getting recertified May 30-31, 2018 in Philip for a total cost of $1,320.00. Each prospective lifeguard has given a check in the amount of $175.00 to partially cover this cost, to be held by the Pool Manager. It will be returned to them, if they remain employed throughout the season.
They plan to open the pool June 1, 2018.
The Council approved removal of the wires to the old camera under the awning at the pool.
The Pool Managers will be raising money to replace the existing security camera with a wireless camera system.
The Pool Managers are allowed to charge a deposit for use of pool equipment by patrons.
SWIMMING POOL HANDBOOK

After a lengthy discussion it was moved by Gossard second by Shoemaker to amend the Pool Handbook to add permission to allow, at the Pool Managers discretion, after hours swimming for the lifeguards and their immediate family or 2 friends. A certified lifeguard must volunteer to watch over them, not to exceed a 2 hour time limit. A list of all volunteers must be presented to the Council at the next meeting. The Pool Managers will be in charge of the scheduling and will inform the Finance Office and Law Enforcement prior to each event. No swimming will be allowed after 9 p.m. Aye: all. Motion carried.

POOL HEATER

It was moved by Gossard second by K. Trullinger to table the solar pool heater purchase until more information on cost of installation, plumbing, and fencing is acquired. Aye: all. Motion carried.

BUILDING PERMIT

The Mayor requested permission to move BP #18-10 forward on the Agenda, the Council agreed as the applicant was present and waiting. Motion by Gossard second by K. Trullinger to approve BP# 18-10; Jose Amezquita; 208 S. D Ave. move on; pending uniform painting of the siding. Aye: all. Motion carried.

WATER MAIN 16056 229TH ST.

After much research and many discussions of all options, it was decided that it would be best for Dan Hall to run a 2 inch service line from the east side Main of 161st St. to his property to the west. The Mayor thanked him for being willing to help with the cost of a Water Main extension, but it would not be cost effective at this time.

UNIFORM ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE APPLICATIONS

Motion by Gossard second by Graham to approve the following license applications;

Corner Bar; Serena Rice & Wendy Phillipsen; 524 S. “A” Ave.; Blk 6 Lot 12, Sec. 31 T2N R11E BHM; Malt Beverage and SD Farm Wine License

Harry’s Hideaway; Harold Jensen; 16092 Hwy 1416 Lots 2BR of Lot 2 Vieths Subdivision Sec. 30; T2N R11E BHM; Malt Beverage and SD Farm Wine License

The Hall; Timothy S. Hall; 412 S. “A” Ave; Block 1,S25' of Lot 3; Lot 4-6 Sec. 31, Original Twn, T2N R11E BHM; Malt Beverage and SD Farm Wine License

Aye: all. Motion carried on approval of all licenses.

SPECIAL LICENSE

Motion by Graham, second by Gossard to approve SL #18-04; Moe’s Bar and Grill; Wedding Reception; Community Center; June 9, 2018. Aye: all. Motion carried.

SPIKING PERMIT

SP # 18-02; Karina Wolken; Graduation celebration; Community Center; May 19, 2018; Motion by Graham second by K. Trullinger to approve this Spiking Permit. Aye: all. Motion carried.

BUILDING PERMIT

An extension for BP # 17-10; William Paradis; fence; 108 S. C Ave. was considered. Motion by Gossard second by Shoemaker to approve the extension. Aye: all. Motion carried.

BP #18-09; William Paradis; 108 S. C Ave.; addition to south side of home. Motion by Graham second by Gossard to approve this Permit. Aye: all. Motion carried.

ABATEMENT

Consideration of Abatement; 517 S. A Ave.; mobile home was removed after the most recent assessment. Motion by Gossard second by Graham to approve the abatement as recommended by the City and County and to authorize the finance officer’s signature on this abatement. Aye: all. Motion carried.

OTHER ITEMS DISCUSSED:

The Finance Officer presented the governmental funds sheets.
The asphalt at the school will be hauled by Public Works to the property that previously had been arranged.
The next meeting will be June 13, 2018, at 6 p.m. and the first meeting in July will be July 11, 2018 at 6 p.m.
Thank you to Modern Woodmen for being willing to sponsor and match funds up to $2,500.00 raised at the pool fundraising event on June 21, 2018.
Thank you to Melanie Tish for all the research and work she has been doing for the pool.
Being no further business Mayor Trullinger adjourned the meeting at 7:08 p.m.



(Seal) Kristi Pritzkau, Finance Officer