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Minutes - July 13, 2015 Newell Commissioners Regular Meeting

                                                                                TOWN OF NEWELL                      

                                                                                    COMMISSIONER MEETING

JULY 13, 2015

 

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 Youngberg; to adopt the 13 July, 2015 agenda.   All in favor.  Motion carried.

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

Mike Wolff’s Oath of Office:  Finance Officer Parrow gave Mike Wolff his appointed oath of office. 

Minutes: Motion by Commissioner Youngberg, 2nd by Commissioner Howie; to approve the minutes of the 8 June 2015 Commissioners Meeting.  Commissioner Wolff abstained from voting due to him not being appointed at the time of the 8 June meeting. All others in favor.   Motion carried.

Minutes: Motion by Commissioner Howie, 2nd by Commissioner Adams; to approve the minutes of the 10 June 2015 Special Commissioners Meeting.  Commissioner Wolff abstained from voting due to him not being appointed at the time of the 10 June 2015 Special Commissioners Meeting.   All others in favor.  Motion carried.  

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

JUNE PAYROLL:  FINANCE OFFICE $2617.23; GOV’T BLDGS $1170.35; STREET DEPT $1352.22; SNOW REMOVAL $624.22; PEST/WEED CONTROL $126.68; LANDFILL $736.44; CEMETERY $435.05; PARKS DEPT $1589.18; LIBRARY $871.56; MUSEUM $1178.74; BAR/LQ STORE $8226.18 WATER DEPT $2991.08; SEWER DEPT $2088.20- TOTAL PAYROLL $24307.13

CLAIMS:  212 79 LLC $457.09 SUPPLIES; ADAMS ISC $35.92 SUPPLIES; AVERA HEALTH $2365.45 SERVICES;ASS OF SD MUSEUMS $15.00 DUES; BAKER & TAYLOR BOOKS $512.19;BOOKS;BARNEY BARNES $83.35 SUPPLIES;BARTH MARK $57.71 WATER REFUND;BHP $4186.33 SERVICES;BH WEEKLY $209.62 SERVICES;BLOOMIN CHOCLOATE $120.00 SUPPLIES;BOOM CONCRETE $26.00 SUPPLIES,BUTTE CO SHERIFF $4093.74 SERVICES;CASH-WA DISTRIBUTING $1908.24 GOODS;CHAIN SAW CENTER $113.86 SERVICES;CITY OF NEWELL $1453.31 SERVICES;COCA COLA $18800 GOODS;CONWAY RON $75.00 SERVICES;CARNEY JANI $14.84 SUPPLIES;DAKOTA BUSINESS CENTER $247.96 COPIER CONTRACT;DAKOTA LUMBER $1316.60  SUPPLIES;EAGLE SALES $7712.35; SERVICES;ECOLAB PEST ELIMINTION DIV $75.00 SERVICES;FASTENAL $37.06 SUPPLIES;FIRST NATIONAL BANK VISA $2547.47 GOODS;FISHER BEVERAGE $3075.75 GOODS;HARMONEY CREAM SOAP $20.00 SUPPLIES;HAWKINS INC $887.72 $887.72HD SUPPLIES $4148.387 SUPPLIES;HERSRUDS OF BELLE FOURCHE INC $100.00 SUPPLIES; HARMON SABRINA $30.00 SERVICES;HOMESTEAD MAINTENANCE $10773.06 SERVICES;HOWDYS $233.32 GOODS;JOE DIRT SEPTIC & DRAIN LLC $150.00 SERVICES JOHNSON BROS WESTERN $340480 GOODS;KEKKIGG KEN $29.24 WATER REFUND;KNIGHT SECURITY INC $1291.11 SERVICES;LINSTADS ALIGNMENT & BRAKE $51.52 SERVICES;MCDANIEL PATRICIA $23.00 GOODS;NAUER MICHAEL $15.98 WATER REFUND; NEWELL MUSEUM $40.03 SUPPLIES;NEWELL RANCH SUPPLY $391.84 GOODS; NEWELL SERVICE CENTER $147.40 SERVICES;NEWELL STOP N SHOP $825.00 GOODS;NORTHEN HILLS TECHNOLOGY $178.00SERVICES;NVN $50.00 SERVICE;P2FLOWLLC $605.80 SUPPLIES; POSTMASTER $140.00 GOODS;PARROW $73.45  MILIAGE;PETTY CASH $91.32 GOODS;PROUTY JOSHUA $50.81 WATER REFUND;QUILL $155.94 GOODS;REFUSE SOLUTIONS $4194.68 SERVICES;REPUBLIC $3963.13 GOODS; S&S ROADRUNNER $301.44 GOODS;SAND CREEK PRINTING $ GOODS; SD LOTTERY $100.00 DUES & FEES;SD RETIREMENT SYSTEM $1623.38; SERVALL UNIFORM $643.62 GOODS;SD ONE CALL $26.25 SERVICES;SD MUNICIPAL LEAGUE $50.00 SERVICES;US POSTAL SERVICES $54.00 DUES;VALLEY IMPLEMENT$38.86;GOODS;VAN DIEST SUPPLY CO $697.40 GOODS;VIOLETT $16.17 WATER REFUND;VERIZON WIRELESS $114.08 SERVICES;WOLFF MIKE $56.50 MILIAGE;WRCTC $792.75 SERVICES;; GRAND TOTAL: $64577.03 

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

Citizen’s Comments and Concerns: None were heard. 

Commissioner’s Comments and Concerns: Were heard and appreciated

Public Hearing for Special Temporary Liquor License for Newell Community Club on September 7th 2015 at Newell Rodeo grounds 2495 2nd Ave:  Motion by Commissioner Adams, 2nd by Commissioners Howie to approve the Newell Community Club special temporary liquor license for the rodeo grounds on September 7th 2015 with intentions that all volunteer fire department employees selling the malt beverage at the rodeo grounds location will go through the tam classes.  Commissioner Adams yea, Commissioner Howie yea, Commissioner Wolff yea, Commissioner Youngberg nay.  Motion carried. 

Newell Rodeo Ground Complex Lease Agreement with the Town of Newell and Newell Community Club: Motion by Commissioner Wolff, 2nd by Commissioner Howie; to approve to sign the 2015-2016 Newell Rodeo Ground Complex Lease Agreement.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

Newell Community Club Labor Day Events: Colleen Schieiner and JD Mutchler from the Community Club came to the Commissioners meeting to discuss the Labor Day Events and to also thank the Commissioners and Mayor for the money they donated last year to the Community Club.  Vender fees will once again be waived his year but Finance Officer Parrow thinks it will be good for them to come into the Finance Office and at least get a venders permit.  As for the parade route will go back to the drawing board for more discussion. 

2016 propane Quotes:  Motion by Commissioner Adams, 2nd by Commissioner Howie; to except Enning Propane’s bid at $.55 summer fill and $.90 winter fill between November 1 2015 and March 31, 2016.  All in favor.  Motion carried.   

First reading of Ordinance 2015-02 An Ordinance amending the “Zoning Ordinance” of the Town of Newell Section 5 Definition of Terms:  Motion by Commissioner Howie, 2nd by Commissioner Wolff; to approve first reading of Ordinance 2015-02.  Commissioner Adams aye, Commissioner Howie aye, Commissioner Wolff aye, Commissioner Youngberg aye.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

First 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 Howie, 2nd by Commissioner Wolff; to approve the first reading of 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 aye.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

Motion to hire Millie Hanson for Summer Hire: Motion by Commissioner Wolff, 2nd by Commissioner Howie to hire Millie Hanson at $9.00 an hour.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

Commissioners Meeting time:  Discussion was heard about changing the meeting time back to 7 pm due to the school board had changed their meeting date.  It was agreed for now that it will stay the same time starting the meetings is at now 6 pm.

Nuisance Letters on Ken Hamran:  Motion by Commissioner Youngberg, 2nd by Commissioner Howie; to take the next step and have our City Attorney send a written letter to Ken Harman.  All in favor .  Motion carried. 

100% Federally Funded Signage within the City limits – Commissioner Adams:  Commissioner Adams received information on a 100% federally funded signage grant for signs with in the town of Newell if we were interested.  Motion by Commissioner Wolff, 2nd by Commissioner Youngberg to approve Commissioner Adams to proceed with the 100% Federally Funded Signage grant.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

BHP Building:   Mayor stated that we had received the BHP building as a gift and that our Attorney has been going over the paper work and we have been going back and forth with some wording that has been in the Environmental Site Assessment findings.  Mayor Keolker then read the recommendation page of the assessment findings and that our Attorney stated that we should proceed slow and carefully.  He wanted the public and the Commissioners to know where we were on the building process because it’s been awhile with any progress. 

City Campground:  Discussion was heard on doing something different with the City Camp ground and letting trailers park there for the 24 hours.  Possibly changing the sign and getting a bigger sewer dump sign might help as the Finance officer works on the parking Ordinance she will also keep that in mind. 

Executive Session for Personnel Issues:  Motion by Commissioner Adams, 2nd by Commissioner Howie; to go into executive session at 1959 for personnel issues.  All in favor.  Motion carried.  Came out of executive session at 2005 with no motion needed.

Adjourn Meeting:  Adjourned the 13 July 2015 at 2005. 

 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING WILL BE ON MONDAY AUGUST 10 AT 1800

 Published July 22, 2015

Jennifer Parrow, Finance Officer                                                                                 M.R. Keolker Mayor