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Minutes - June 8, 2015 Newell Commissioner Meeting

TOWN OF NEWELL

COMMISSIONER MEETING

 

JUNE 8, 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, Mayor Keolker, Finance Officer Parrow and City of Newell Appointed Attorney John Frederickson were all  present except Commissioner Srstka and Commissioner Youngberg joining the meeting at 1835. 

 

Adopt the Agenda: Motion by Commissioner Adams, 2nd by Commissioner Howie; to adopt the 8 June, 2015 agenda.   All in favor.  Motion carried. 

 

Minutes: Motion by Commissioner Howie, 2nd by Commissioner Adams; to approve the minutes of the 11 May 2015 Commissioners Meeting.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

 

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

 

MAY PAYROLL:  FINANCE OFFICE $2299.20; GOV’T BLDGS $1071.22; STREET DEPT $1211.37; SNOW REMOVAL $570.46; PEST/WEED CONTROL $125.96; LANDFILL $617.79; CEMETERY $443.09; PARKS DEPT $940.53; LIBRARY $841.00; MUSEUM $113.12; BAR/LQ STORE $9876.95 WATER DEPT $2460.62; SEWER DEPT $1736.23- TOTAL PAYROLL $22307.54

 

CLAIMS: 212 79 LLC $412.22 SUPPLIES; A & J SUPPLY $92.35 SUPPLIES; AVERA HEALTH $2365.45 SERVICES;BAKER & TAYLOR BOOKS $450.79;BOOKS;BHP $3313.25 SERVICES;BH WEEKLY $158.62 SERVICES;BUTTE CO SHERIFF $4093.74 SERVICES;BOOM CONCRETE $19.50 GOODS;CASH-WA DISTRIBUTING $348.63 GOODS;CHAIN SAW CENTER $137.55 SERVICES;CITY OF NEWELL $843.74 SERVICES;COCA COLA $203.50 GOODS;CONWAY RON $75.00 SERVICES;COUNTRY $24.98 BOOKS;DAKOTA BUSINESS CENTER $302.54 COPIER CONTRACT;EAGLE SALES $5620.40; SERVICES;FIRST NATIONAL BANK VISA $282.85 GOODS;FISHER BEVERAGE $2123.20 GOODS;FIRST WESTERN INSURANCE $383.00 SERVICES;FREDERICKSON LAW OFFICES $396.00 SERVICES;HD SUPPLIES $675.74 SUPPLIES;HOMESTEAD MAINTENANCE $1801.02 SERVICES;HOWDYS $509.85 GOODS;JOHNSON BROS WESTERN $1790.20 GOODS;KEOLKER MIKE $141.25 TRAVEL;KNIGHT SECURITY INC $589.71 SERVICES;LEBER AG SERVICES $391.75 GOODS;NEWELL RANCH SUPPLY $481.61 GOODS; NEWELL SERVICE CENTER $174.68 SERVICES;NEWELL STOP N SHOP $504.33 GOODS;NEWMAN TRAFFIC SGNS $9.48 SUPPLIES;NORTHWEST PIPE FITTINGS $77.76 GOODS PENWORTHY $143.76 GOODS;PEPSI $102.54 GOODS;POSTMASTER $245.00 GOODS;QUILL $49.94 GOODS;REFUSE SOLUTIONS $4173.05 SERVICES;REGIONAL MEDICAL CLINICS $140.00 SERVICES;REPUBLIC $3755.65 GOODS; S&S ROADRUNNER $112.93 GOODS;SAND CREEK PRINTING $410.55 GOODS; SD DEPT OF ENVIRONMENT & NAT RESOURCES $260.00 SERVICES;$ SUPPLIES; SD DEPT OF REV SPECIAL TAX DIV $325.00 LIC;SD RETIREMENT SYSTEM $1551.89; SERVALL UNIFORM $423.41 GOODS;US POSTAL SERVICE $54.00 GOODS;USA BLUE BOOK $147.16 GOODS;VAN DIEST SUPPLY CO $7155.50 GOODS;STOP N SHOP $452.52 SUPPLIES;VALLEY IMPLEMENT $110.68 SERVICES;VERIZON WIRELESS $609.60 SERVICES;WRCTC $675.30 SERVICES;ZEIGLER BUILDING CENTER $1380.72 GOOD; GRAND TOTAL: $51271.38

 

RDO Blade Discussion: Don from RDO Equipment came to discuss the different options to lease a John Deere blade along with other equipment we can add on with little added on costs. Foreman Parker and Commissioners will think about the offer until the next meeting and if they have any questions will let Don know.

 

Committee Reports: Finance Office: Finance Officer Parrow- Sheriff Office: Report by Deputy Clements- Liquor Store Bar Manager Barnes – Museum: Written report by Museum Curator Velder - Library: Written report by Librarian Kari – Fire Department: No report -Building Inspector/Ordinance Officer: Perry -Public Works: Foremen Parker - Ambulance: No Report Motion by Commissioner Howie 2nd by Commissioner Adams; to approve the committee reports.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

 

Citizen’s Comments and Concerns: Were heard and appreciated. 

 

Commissioner’s Comments and Concerns: Were heard and appreciated

 

212-79 LLC Retail (On- off sale) Malt Beverage & SD Farm Wine re-issuance-  Motion by Commissioner Howie, 2nd by Commissioner Adams; to approve 212-79 LLC retail (on-off sale) malt beverage & SD farm wine re-issuance license.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

 

Newell Stop & Shop Retail (on-off) Malt Beverage & Farm Wine Re-issuance:  Motion by Commissioner Howie, 2nd by Commissioner Youngberg; to approve Newell Stop n Shop retail (on-off sale) malt beverage & SD farm wine re-issuance license.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

 

 Rod & Velva Retzlaff- Ordinance on campers along with an appeal:  Discussion was heard on Rod and Velva’s zoning ordinance and wanted to know if they were going to get a fine.  Mayor said as long as they were in compliance he had no reason to continue with the fine.  He would see no reason the Finance Office would not give out the ordinances and to see Finance Officer Parrow. 

 

Ken Ballou- Petition granting Ken & Donna Ballou Exemption from following City Ordinance: Ken Ballou started his discussion changing his agenda item and letting us know that we did not need to worry about his petition anymore.  Then he continued to let us know that he studied the law and constitutional laws and we were being unconstitutional.  Our lawyer then stepped in and asked what that has to do with the topic he wanted to be on the agenda with.  Ballou said we were violating the open meeting laws.  Our Attorney Frederickson said that if he felt we were doing so he could get his attorney and challenge us as so, but now was not the time. 

 

Newell Community Club Labor Day Events:  Tabled until next meeting

 

Martin Anderson- Rezone Application 221 Ash Street from residential to ag-residential:  No discussion heard did not attend meeting. 

 

Motion to except Douglas Parrow as a new Board Member on the Newell Museum:  Motion by Commissioner Adams, 2nd by Commissioner Youngberg; to approve Douglas Parrow as a board member on the Newell Museum.  All on favor.  Motion carried. 

 

Commissioner Appointments are as follows:  A) Public Safety- Commissioner Adams

 

  1.   B)  Public Works - Commissioner Howie
  2.    C)  Utilities - New Commissioner
  3.   D)  Finance & Revenue - Commissioner Youngberg
  4.   E)  Commissioner President – Commissioner Adams
  5.    F)  Ambulance – Mike Wolff

 

 

 

Second reading of Ordinance No 2015-01 An Ordinance Prohibiting the use of Dynamic braking devices within the City Limits of the Town of Newell:  Finance Officer Parrow read the second reading of Ordinance No 2015-01.Motion by Commissioner Howie, 2nd by Commissioner Adams; to approve second reading of Ordinance No. 2015-01 An Ordinance Prohibiting the use of Dynamic braking devices within the City Limits of the Town of Newell.  Commissioner Adams Yay, Commissioner Howie Yay, Commissioner Youngberg Nay.  Motion carried. 

 

Executive Session for Personnel Issues: No executive session needed.

 

Adjourn Meeting:  Motion by Commissioner Howie, 2nd by Commissioner Adams; to adjourn the 8 June, 2015 regular Commissioners meeting at 1923 All in favor.  Motion carried.

 

 

 

SPECIAL MEETING WILL BE ON WEDNESDAY JUNE 10, 2015 AT 1700

 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING WILL BE ON MONDAY JULY 13 AT 1800

 

Jennifer Parrow, Finance Officer

 

Published June 17, 2015

 

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Jennifer Parrow, Finance Officer                                                                                 M.R. Keolker Mayor

 

 

 

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