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Minutes - May 11, 2015 Newell Commissioner Meeting

TOWN OF NEWELL

COMMISSIONERS MEETING

MAY 11 2015 

 

 

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

 

Roll Call: Finance Officer Parrow called the roll call; Commissioner Adams, Commissioner Howie, Commissioner Srstka, Commissioner Youngberg and Mayor Wolff.  All present except Commissioner Srstka and Commissioner Howie. 

 

Adopt the Agenda: Motion by Commissioner Youngberg, 2nd by Commissioner Adams; to adopt the 11 May, 2015 agenda.   All in favor.  Motion carried. 

 

Minutes: Motion by Commissioner Adams, 2nd by Commissioner Youngberg; to approve the minutes of the 13 April 2015 Commissioners Meeting.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

 

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

 

APRIL PAYROLL: COUNCIL $4363.60; FINANCE OFFICE $2530.22; GOV’T BLDGS $1349.09; STREET DEPT $1705.00; SNOW REMOVAL $850.57; PEST/WEED CONTROL $172.91; LANDFILL $775.90; CEMETERY $209.83; PARKS DEPT $850.65; LIBRARY $1291.02; MUSEUM $178.81; BAR/LQ STORE $12286.16 WATER DEPT $3452.83; SEWER DEPT $2430.24- TOTAL PAYROLL $32,446.83

 

CLAIMS: 212 79 LLC $331.41 SUPPLIES; A & J SUPPLY $20.96 SUPPLIES; AVERA HEALTH $2365.45 SERVICES;BAKER & TAYLOR BOOKS $489.44;BANYON 795.00 SERVICES;BELLE FOURCHE IRRIGATION $140.00 SERVICES;BHP $4326.70 SERVICES;BH WEEKLY $467.73 SERVICES;BUTTE CO SHERIFF $4093.74 SERVICES;BUTTE COUNTY REGISTER OF DEEDS $30.00 DEED;CARNEY JANI $28.25 SERVICES;CARNEY SEAN $900.00 SERVICES; CASH-WA DISTRIBUTING $1775.17 GOODS;CERTIFIED LABORTORIES $209.00 SUPPLIES;CHAIN SAW CENTER $107.22 SERVICES;CITY OF NEWELL $946.93 SERVICES;COCA COLA $138.50 GOODS;COMMUNITY CLUB/RODEO CLUB $1000.00 DONATION;CONWAY RON $75.00 SERVICES;COUNTRY $24.98 BOOKS;DAKOTA BUSINESS CENTER $259.25 COPIER CONTRACT;DAKOTA SCRENING $180.00 SERVICES; DAKOTA LUMBER $68.80 GOODS; ET SPORTS $172.92 SERVICES;EAGLE SALES $6302.00; SERVICES;FASTENAL $221.53$221.53 SUPPLIES;FIRST NATIONAL BANK VISA $1315.37 GOODS;FISHER BEVERAGE $1973.87 GOODS;FREDERICSKON LAW OFFICE $531.00SERVICES;GENES LOCK SMITH $8.98 SERVICES;SANDY HAMMILL $28.25 SERVICES;HAWKINS $518.70 GOODS;HD SUPPLIES $10089.94 SUPPLIES;HOMESTEAD MAINTENANCE $2677.41 SERVICES;HOWDYS $487.77 GOODS;JOHNSON BROS WESTERN $2049.12 GOODS;MILAGE;KEOLKER MIKE $120.91 SERVICES; LINDSTANS ALIGNMENT & BRAKE $294.73 SERVICES;MICHAEL TOSS & COMPANY $79.23 SUPPLIES;MID CONTINENT TESTING LABS $62.40 SERVICES;MONTAGE ENTERPRISES $525.00 SERVICES;NEWELL BAR $65.65 LOTTO LOSS; NEWELL GOLF CLUB $1000.00 DONATON;NEWELL RANCH SUPPLY $519.74 GOODS; NEWELL SERVICE CENTER $382.16 SERVICES;NEWMAN TRAFFIC SGNS $103.28 SUPPLIES;MATT OBRYAN $1.27 WATER RUFUND;PEPSI $141.06 GOODS;PETTY CASH $172.27 GOODS;POSTMASTER $136.00 GOODS;PRAIRIE HILLS TRANSIT 1000.00 ;QUILL $465.29 GOODS;REFUSE SOLUTIONS $4151.42 SERVICES;REPUBLIC $3177.30 GOODS; SAND CREEK PRINTING $84.66 GOODS; SD ASSOC OF RURAL WATER $380.00 SERVICES;SD DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES $32.00 SERVICES; SD FEDERAL PROPERTY AGENCY $5.00 SUPPLIES;SD MUNICIPAL LEAGUE $50.00 MEETING; SD DEPT OF REV SPECIAL TAX DIV $587.00 LIC;SD RETIREMENT SYSTEM $1955.60; SERVALL UNIFORM $423.41 GOODS;SHRINE CIRCUS $21.00 SUPPLIES;SD ONE CALL $15.75 SERVICES;STOP N SHOP $452.52 SUPPLIES;TEAM LABORATIORY CHEMICAL $1468.00 SUPPLIES;VALLEY IMPLEMENT $155.16 SERVICES;VERIZON WIRELESS $77.16 SERVICES; WELLS PLUMBING $172.41 SUPPLIES;WRCTC $729.88 SERVICES; GRAND TOTAL: $64,041.71

 

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

 

Award of Appreciation: President Don Adams presented Mayor Wolf a plaque along with a gift certificate and thanked him for his many years of service on the board not only as the Mayor but as a Commissioner and time he worked as a city employee as well. 

 

Michael Keolker Oath of Office:  Finance Officer Parrow gave Michael Keolker his Oath of Office as the newly elected Mayor for a 3 year term of office. 

 

Citizen’s Comments and Concerns:   Were heard and appreciated

 

Commissioners Comments and Concerns:  Were heard and appreciated

 

Temporary Alcholic Special Event License for 212-79 LLC at 321 Ash Street 30 July -13 Aug 2015:  Motion by Commissioner Adams, 2nd by Commissioner Youngberg; to approve the temporary special event license for 212-79 LLC on July 30- Aug 13 2015.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

 

TJ Café & Waterin Hole 105 S Dartmouth Ave Newell SD Retail (on-off sale) Malt Beverage 2015-2016 re-issuance license:  Motion by Commissioner Youngberg, 2nd by Commissioner Adams; to approve TJ Café & Waterin Hole’s 2015-2016 SD retail (on-off sale) malt beverage re-issuance licenses.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

 

Blade discussion: Motion by Commissioner Adams, 2nd by Commissioner Youngberg; to table the blade discussion until the rep from RDO could attend the next meeting in June.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

 

Rod & Velva Retzlaff- Ordinance on campers/approached by Ordinance Officer:  Was not present

 

Charlie Harrison – No engine brake signs and pet owners picking up after their pets: Charlie wanted to mention that there were a lot of kids who were walking their dogs and not picking up after their pets and wanted to remind them they needed to clean up after them.  Not only kids but adults too.  Finance Officer stated that the Finance Clerk would be getting ready to send reminder letters out to relicense their dogs & it would be a good idea to mention they needed to clean up after their pets in the letters as well and remind them it was in the ordinance.  Charlie also wanted to mention that the jack brakes were loud on Dartmouth.  Mayor Keolker had stated we were going to take care of that issue down a ways on the agenda. 

 

Raean King- City Bar issue:  Commissioner Adams stated he thought that was a personnel issue and would like to go into executive session. 

 

State of South Dakota Wildland Fire Suppression Agreement – Fire Chief Piehl & Finance Officer Parrow:  Motion by Commissioner Youngberg, 2nd by Commissioner Adams; to approve the fire department to sign the State of South Dakota Wildland Fire Suppression Agreement.  All in favor.  Motion carried.   

 

Ryan Hannah & Bill Heidrich to the volunteer fire department roster:  Motion by Commissioner Adams, 2nd by Commissioner Youngberg; to approve to add Ryan Hannah and Bill Heidrich to the volunteer fire department roster for the workmans comp file.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

 

Motion to hire Lyle Nelson as summer hire: Motion by Commissioner Youngberg, 2nd by Commissioner Adams; to hire Lyle Nelson at $10.00 an hour as summer hire.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

 

Motion to hire Sandy Hammill and Stacy Wolf as bartenders at the Newell Bar:  Motion by Commissioner Youngberg, 2nd by Commissioner Adams; to approve to hire Sandy Hammill and Stacy Wolf at $8.50 an hour at the Newell bar.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

 

First reading of Ordinance No 2015-01 An Ordinance Prohibiting the use of Dynamic braking devices within the City Limits of the Town of Newell:  Mayor Keolker read the first reading of Ordinance No 2015-01.Motion by Commissioner Adams, 2nd by Commissioner Youngberg; to approve first reading of Ordinance No. 2015-01 An Ordinance Prohibiting the use of Dynamic braking devices within the City Limits of the Town of Newell.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

 

Executive Session for Personnel Issues: Motion by Commissioner Adams, 2nd by Commissioner Youngberg; to approve to go into executive session for personnel issues at 1850.  All in favor.  Motion carried.  Came out of executive session at 1946.  Motion by Commissioner Youngberg, 2nd by Commissioner Adams to have Finance Officer Parrow get ahold of the City Attorney and write Commissioner Srstka a letter stating he no longer resides in Newell so will be released of his Commissioner duties.  All in favor.  Motion carried.      

 

Adjourn Meeting:  Motion by Commissioner Youngberg, 2nd by Commissioner Adams; to adjourn the 11 May, 2015 regular Commissioners meeting at 1950 All in favor.  Motion carried.

 

 

 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING WILL BE ON MONDAY JUNE 8 AT 1800

 

Jennifer Parrow, Finance Officer

 

Published May 20, 2015

 

Jennifer Parrow, Finance Officer                                                                               

M.R. Keolker Mayor