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Minutes - September 14, 2105 Regular Commissioner Meeting

 

                            TOWN OF NEWELL

                    COMMISSIONER MEETING

 SEPTEMBER 14, 2015

UNAPPROVED MINUTES

 

The Town of Newell Commissioners met in a regular session at 1800 at City Hall.  The meeting was called to order by Mayor Keolker followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Commissioner Adams, Commissioner Howie, Commissioner Wolff, Commissioner Youngberg, Mayor Keolker and Finance Officer Parrow were all present. 

Adopt the Agenda: Motion by Commissioner Howie, 2nd by Commissioner Adams; to adopt the 14 September, 2015 agenda.   All in favor.  Motion carried.

Potential Conflicts on the Agenda:  No potential conflicts on the agenda to report.

Minutes: Motion by Commissioner Youngberg, 2nd by Commissioner Wolff; to approve the minutes of the 10 August 2015 Commissioners Meeting.  All in favor.  Motion carried.  

Approving Bills: Motion by Commissioner Howie, 2nd by Commissioner Youngberg; to approve August bills.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

AUGUST PAYROLL:  FINANCE OFFICE $2702.97; GOV’T BLDGS $995.74; STREET DEPT $1288.99; SNOW REMOVAL $576.92; PEST/WEED CONTROL $126.67; LANDFILL $712.45; CEMETERY $479.80; PARKS DEPT $1146.72; LIBRARY $807.67; MUSEUM $988.73; BAR/LQ STORE $8791.82 WATER DEPT $2713.07; SEWER DEPT $1880.29- TOTAL PAYROLL $23211.87

CLAIMS:  212 79 LLC $204.49UPPLIES; AVERA HEALTH $2365.45 SERVICES; BAKER & TAYLOR BOOKS $416.72;BOOKS;BHP $5670.90 SERVICES;BH WEEKLY $894.34 SERVICES;BRIMM GRETCHEN $35.55 WATER REFUND;BUTTE CO SHERIFF $4093.74 SERVICES;CARNEY JANI $412.29 SERVICES;CASH-WA DISTRIBUTING $887.22 GOODS;CHAIN SAW CENTER $222.06 SERVICES;CITY OF NEWELL $3782.73 SERVICES;COCA COLA $648.00 GOODS;CONWAY RON $75.00 SERVICES;DAKOTA BUSINESS CENTER $387.62 COPIER CONTRACT;EAGLE SALES $4061.45; SERVICES;FIRST NATIONAL BANK VISA $173.22 GOODS;ECOLAB PEST ELIMINATOIN $75.00 SERVICES;FENTON KATHY $18.67 WATER REFUND;FISHER BEVERAGE $2045.95 GOODS;FLEGEL DEBBIE $60.00 SERVICES;FREDERICKSON LAW OFFICES $94.50 LEGAL SERVICES;FRONTIER GLASS OF BELLE $42.96 SERVICES;HANNAH RYAN $58.36 WATER REFUND;HAWKINS INC $1067.98;HOMESTEAD MAINTENANCE $630.00 SERVICES;HOWDYS $567.81 GOODS;JENNER EQUIPMENT $199.04 SERVICES;JOHNSON BROS WESTERN $742.31 GOODS;LEBER AG SERVICES LLC $1203.23 GOODSMAGUIRE IRON  $1905.50 SERVICES;MARC $107.86 GOODS;NEWELL RANCH SUPPLY $288.18 GOODS; NEWELL SERVICE CENTER $39.32 SERVICES;NEWELL STOP N SHOP $954.37 GOODS; PARKER LAWRENCE $21.18 GOODS;POSTMASTER $140.00 GOODS;PEPSI $68.16;PETTY CASH $25.61 GOODS;QUILL $221.47;REFUSE SOLUTIONS $4196.35 SERVICES;REPUBLIC $2590.92 GOODS; S&S ROADRUNNER $140.06 GOODS;SAND CREEK PRINTING $278.25 GOODS;SD DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION$16.00 SERVICES; SERVALL UNIFORM $440.88 GOODS;SHEEHAN MACK SALES & EQUIPMENT $254.30 SERVICES;STAN HOUSTON EQUIPMENT $492.97 GOODS;VALLEY IMPLEMENT $73.20 GOODS;VIRGINIA MORSE $46.95 GOODS;VERIZON WIRELESS $367.03 SERVICES;WOLFF MIKE $113.00 TRAVEL;WRCTC $706.84 SERVICES; GRAND TOTAL: $41755.30

Firetruck Bids-Newell Fire Dept.:  Mayor Keolker opened Three (3) bids for the firetruck one from Buten Bruckhouse for $850.00, Tim Almquist for $3385.00 and Cliffird Westlurd for $2999.99.  Motion by Commissioner Adams, 2nd by Commissioner Wolff to award the firetruck bid to Tim Almquist for $3385.00.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

Committee Reports: Finance Office: Finance Officer Parrow- Sheriff Office: Written report by Sheriff’s Office Liquor Store Jenny Morse – Museum: Museum Curator Velder - Library: Written report by Librarian Kari – Fire Department: Fire Chief Verl Tifft -Building Inspector/Ordinance Officer: Perry -Public Works: Foremen Parker – Ambulance: Commissioner Wolff.   Motion by Commissioner Howie, 2nd by Commissioner Adams; to approve the committee reports.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

Appointment of Commissioner Wolff:  Mayor Keolker appointed Commissioner Wolff as the utilities Commissioner. 

Citizen’s Comments and Concerns: None were heard 

Commissioner’s Comments and Concerns: Were heard and appreciated

Motion to accept the conveyance and record the deed to BHP building:  Mayor explained that a year ago when the Commissions meet a motion was made that if wording was negotiated and cleared on the deed the Mayor could go ahead with the deed recording.  But since there was some concern with the public the Mayor has been in touch with BHP and voiced the concern that the public had with the BHP and since then BHP has resigned their offer with the City now if city wants the building it must pay for it.    

Motion to hire Virginia Morse as the Bar and Liquor Store Manager for the Town of Newell:  Motion by Commissioner Wolff, 2nd by Commissioner Adams; to hire Virginia Morse as the Bar and Liquor store Manager for the Town of Newell.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

Karl Strohschein- A pot hole in street caused damage to car: The Finance Office will turn it over to the Insurance and they will do what they want to do with it. 

Motion to accept Kimberly Fonder-Ficsher to the 2015 Volunteer Fire Department Roster:  Motion by Commissioner Howie, 2nd by Commissioner Wolff; to accept Kimberly Fonder- Ficsher to the 2015 Volunteer Fire Department Roster.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

First Reading to Amendment Section 8. General Residential District (GR) Regulations C. Uses Permitted on Review #9:  Motion by Commissioner Adams, 2nd by Commissioner Howie; to approve first reading to amendment section 8. General residential district (GR) regulations C. Uses Permitted on review # 9.  Commissioner Adams aye, Commissioner Howie aye, Commissioner Wolff aye and Commissioner Youngberg aye.  Motion carried. 

First Reading to Amendment Section 9. General Commercial District (GC) Use Regulations C. Uses Permitted on Review #14: Motion by Commissioner Wolff, 2nd by Commissioner Howie; to approve the first reading to amendment section 9. General commercial district (GC) Use regulations C. Uses permitted on Review # 14. Commissioner Adams aye, Commissioner Howie aye, Commissioner Wolff aye and Commissioner Youngberg nye. Motion carried. 

Second reading of Ordinance 2015-03 An Ordinance for Public Occupation of Residential Camping Units on Residential Property inside the Town of Newell.  Motion by Commissioner Wolff, 2nd by Commissioner Howie; to approve second reading of Ordinance 2015-03 An Ordinance for Public Occupation of Residential Camping Units on Residential Property inside the Town of Newell. Commissioner Adams aye, Commissioner Howie aye, Commissioner Wolff aye, Commissioner Youngberg Nye.  Motion carried.

City Hall’s roof and grant:  Motion by Commissioner Youngberg, 2nd by Commissioner Wolff; to approve All American Roofing and Sales to do the city halls roof.  Museum Curator Velder stated that the Deadwood grant gave the City of Newell an additional $3848.00 to cover the cost of the extra hail damage. 

First Reading of Ordinance No 2015-04 2016 Appropriation Ordinance: Motion by Commissioner Wolff, 2nd by Commissioner Adams; to approve the first reading of Ordinance No 2015-04 2016 Appropriation Ordinance.  Commissioner Adams aye, Commissioner Howie aye, Commissioner Wolff aye and Commissioner Youngberg aye.  Motion carried.   

First Reading of Ordinance No 2015-05 Town of Newell Commissioner Code of Ethics:  Motion by Commissioner Howie, 2nd by Commissioner Adams to approve first reading of Ordinance No 2015-05 Town of Newell Commissioner Code of Ethics.  Commissioner Adams aye, Commissioner Howie aye, Commissioner Wolff and Commissioner Youngberg aye.  Motion carried. 

Special Commissioner Meeting 28th Sept 2015:  Mayor announced that there would be a special meeting on the 28th of September at 1800.

Next Regular Commissioner Meeting on Tuesday 13th October 2015:  Mayor announced that the regular Commissioner meeting will be held on Tuesday the October 13th due to Monday being a holiday. 

Executive Session for Personnel Issues: Motion by Commissioner Adams, 2nd by Commissioner Howie; to go into executive session for personnel issues at 1920.  Came out of executive session at 1951.

Adjourn Meeting:  With no other City business needing to be discussed the 14 September 2015 adjured at 1951. 

 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING WILL BE ON TUESDAY OCTOBER 13 AT 1800

Published September 23, 2015

 

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Jennifer Parrow, Finance Officer                                                                                 M.R. Keolker Mayor

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