New Underwood, South Dakota

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Minutes October 2, 2013

                                                        MINUTES OF THE



A regular meeting of the New Underwood City Council was held at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Center on October 2, 2013.  Present were: Mayor Jack Trullinger, Council member’s: Rikka Buchtel, Larry Graham, Laurie Holloway, and Kathy Trullinger. Also present: Finance Officer Meri Jo Anderson, Dir. Of Public Works John Bale, and Dianne Trullinger.  The meeting was called to order by Mayor Trullinger.



Motion by Buchtel second by Trullinger to approve the amended agenda.  Aye: all. Motion carried.



Moved by Trullinger second by Graham to approve the September 18, 2013 minutes as presented.  Aye: all.  Motion carried. 


FINANCIAL REPORT & BILL LIST                                                                                   

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

September bills payable October 2, 2013

GENERAL FUND                                                                                                                

Salaries – Mayor & Council – 1054.37; Swim Pool – 222.71; Merchant Bank (visa charges) – 26.19; IRS (SS & FWT) – 361.74; Sam’s Club (concessions) – 125.01; Cardmember Services (SP shop phone fuel) – 690.02; WREA (Service) – 1348.17;  Golden West  (Service) – 238.96; RC Landfill (dump fee) – 1936.38; Penn. Co. Hwy (fuel) – 836.84; State of SD (sales tax) – 225.00; Steve’s (fuel) – 456.12; NU Post (publishing) –; Bev Taylor (CC clean & supplies) – 257.91; Nat’l Ass’n of State Agencies (dues) – 39.00; Mid Continent (SP Tests) – 17.00; Kieffer Sanitation (roll off) – 160.00; SDML (conference) – 460.00; SD Fed Prop Agency (totes) – 1800.00; Pool & Spa (chemicals) – 48.02; Dakota Business Center (supplies) – 29.40; SD Unemployment Ins (3rd qtr) – 70.97; Ron’s Propane (CH propane) – 159.16; Whisler Bearing Co (O rings) – 35.35; Dianne Trullinger (3rd qtr. clean CH & PW) – 156.00.  TOTAL: $10754.32

WATER FUND                                                                                                                     

WREA (Service) – 996.90; Hawkins (chemicals) – 680.50; WRT (radium removal charge) – 1912.50; Stan Houston (drill) – 129.00; Omni Site (alarm) – 23.00.  TOTAL: $3741.90


Finance Office – 2919.54; Public Works – 3757.74; Wellmark (health ins) – 1384.56; IRS (SS & FWT) – 1895.46; SD Retirement (Sept) – 919.99; Cardmember services (lft sta parts) – 587.46; WREA (service) – 53.61; Omni-Site, Inc. (alarm) – 23.00; Industrial Electric (estimate on pump) – 83.50.  TOTAL: $11624.86.



Mr. Bale reported the annual meter readings are almost completed, thanks to extra help hired. The new pump for the lift station is here and the electrical will be installed tomorrow. Still hauling dirt for the lagoon project.  The swim pool is being winterized by public works, and will be sand blasted next spring.  



Mayor reported on correspondence.  Annual Conference October 8-11 in Aberdeen. Meet with Denise Livingston at Midwest Assistance Program on October 15 to discuss recycling. Clearance Certificate will be on agenda next meeting after speaking to the attorney.



BP#13-24; Jason Winegar; 110 N. “B” Ave; garage

Moved by Buchtel second by Holloway to approve this permit as long as all set backs are met. Aye: all. Motion carried.


Other items discussed:

1. Law Enforcement written monthly report presented.

2. Vicious dog letter will be sent.

3. Misprint on water books: residential garbage is $20.00 instead of $20.60.


Being no further business Mayor Trullinger adjourned the meeting at 6:28 p.m.



(Seal)  Meri Jo Anderson, Finance Officer