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Minutes - August 10, 2015 Newell Commissioners Regular Meeting

                                                                              TOWN OF NEWELL                  

                                                                                     COMMISSIONER MEETING

AUGUST 10, 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 Wolf, 2nd by Commissioner Youngberg; to adopt the 10 August, 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 Adams; to approve the minutes of the 9 July 2015 Special Commissioners Meeting All in favor.   Motion carried.

Minutes: Motion by Commissioner Howie, 2nd by Commissioner Wolff; to approve the minutes of the 13 July 2015 Commissioners Meeting  All in favor.  Motion carried.  

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

JULY PAYROLL:  FINANCE OFFICE $1864.06; GOV’T BLDGS $1152.32; STREET DEPT $1398.41; SNOW REMOVAL $601.05; PEST/WEED CONTROL $127.43; LANDFILL $847.11; CEMETERY $974.36; PARKS DEPT $1658.30; LIBRARY $869.43; MUSEUM $940.32; BAR/LQ STORE $7831.10 WATER DEPT $2678.31; SEWER DEPT $1698.71- TOTAL PAYROLL $22640.91

CLAIMS:  212 79 LLC $433.39SUPPLIES; AVERA HEALTH $2365.45 SERVICES; BAKER & TAYLOR BOOKS $312.79;BOOKS;BARNEY BARNES $95.90 SUPPLIES;BHP $4718.00 SERVICES;BUTTE CO AMBULANCE $22445.00 OPERATING EXPENSES;BH WEEKLY $118.02 SERVICES;BUTTE CO SHERIFF $4093.74 SERVICES;CASH-WA DISTRIBUTING $2000.60 GOODS;CERTIFIED LABORTORIES $149.00 SUPPLIES;CHAIN SAW CENTER $50.69 SERVICES;CITY OF NEWELL $1385.04 SERVICES;COCA COLA $533.50 GOODS;CONWAY RON $75.00 SERVICES;DAKOTA BUSINESS CENTER $309.44 COPIER CONTRACT;EAGLE SALES $6141.22; SERVICES;FIRST NATIONAL BANK VISA $173.22 GOODS;FISHER BEVERAGE $4285.45 GOODS;FREDERICKSON LAW OFFICES $714.50 LEGAL SERVICES;GLEASON KAHLEEN $2575.00 WATER REFUND;HANSON MILLIE $32.47 GOODS;HAWKINS INC $681.46;HD SUPPLIES $1116.90SUPPLIES;HOMESTEAD MAINTENANCE $1282.23 SERVICES;HOWDYS $796.55 GOODS;JOHNSON BROS WESTERN $1688.89 GOODS;KEOLKER MICHAEL $129.95 TRAVEL;KNIGHT SECURITY INC $250.00 SERVICES;MID CONTINENT TESTING LABS $62.40 TESTING;NEWELL RANCH SUPPLY $715.51 GOODS; NEWELL SERVICE CENTER $248.13 SERVICES;NEWELL STOP N SHOP $75.33 GOODS; PARROW JEN $124.66 TRAVEL; PERY JOHN $42.17 GOODS;POSTMASTER $140.00 GOODS;PEPSI $230.70;PETTY CASH $91.32 GOODS;REFUSE SOLUTIONS $4214.64 SERVICES;REPUBLIC $5681.54 GOODS; S&S ROADRUNNER $559.90 GOODS;SAND CREEK PRINTING $210.07 GOODS; SD PUBLIC ASSURANCE ALLIANCE $21867.79; SERVALL UNIFORM $440.42 GOODS;VALLEY IMPLEMENT$40.85;GOODS;VERIZON WIRELESS $367.03 SERVICES;WRCTC $677.04 SERVICES;YOUNGBERG ALLEN $215.83; GRAND TOTAL: $94586.99

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 Verl Tifft -Building Inspector/Ordinance Officer: Perry -Public Works: Foremen Parker – Ambulance: Commissioner Wolff.   Motion by Commissioner Howie, 2nd by Commissioner Wolff; 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

Motion to accept Shane Richardson, Tyler Mutchler and Dylan Vander Boom to the 2015 Volunteer Fire Department Roster.  Dylan Vander Boom as a cadet only:  Motion by Commissioner Adams, 2nd by Commissioner Howie to accept Shane Richardson, Tyler Mutchler and Dylan Vander Boom to the 2015 Volunteer Fire Department Roster.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

Second 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 second reading of Ordinance 2015-02.  Commissioner Adams aye, Commissioner Howie aye, Commissioner Wolff aye, Commissioner Youngberg aye.  All in favor.  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 table the second reading of Ordinance for Public Occupation of Residential Camping Units on Residential Property inside the Town of Newell until the next Commissioner meeting in September to work out some wording issues. Commissioner Adams aye, Commissioner Howie aye, Commissioner Wolff aye, Commissioner Youngberg aye.  All in favor.  Motion carried.

Motion to accept the conveyance and record the deed to BHP building:  Motion by Commissioner Youngberg, 2nd by Commissioner Adams to table the conveyance and record the deed to the BHP building until every Commissioner has the chance to go into the building and look at the building and see the damages such as roof and floor in case of leaks as well as the oil and asbestos issues, along with if any of the public would also like to go in and see the building.  All in favor .   Motion carried. 

City Hall’s roof and grant:  Discussion was heard over the roof contract that was motioned and signed in early spring of 2014 for the Deadwood Grant that the museum Curator had written and received.  Due to the recent hail damage the cost of the roof repair project has increased and a new company’s quote was quoted at a much lower quote & questions started to arise, later realized no one from the new company had come on site to look at the building.  Motion by Commissioner Adams, 2nd by Commissioner Howie to not start any contract work to be done to City halls roof until next Commissioner meeting.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

Letter of Resignation Sandy Hammill:  Motion by Commissioner Wolff, 2nd by Commissioner Howie to except Sandy Hammill’s letter of resignation dated for Aug 19 2015.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

Letter of Resignation Barney Barnes:  Motion by Commissioner Adams, 2nd by Commissioner Wolff to except with regrets Barney Barnes letter of resignation dated for Aug 31, 2015.  All in favor.  Motion carried. 

Adjourn Meeting:  Adjourned the 10 August 2015 at 2014. 

 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING WILL BE ON MONDAY SEPTEMBER 14 AT 1800

 Published August 19, 2015

Jennifer Parrow, Finance Officer                                                                                 M.R. Keolker Mayor