Mayor Corbin Herman called to order the second meeting of the Common Council for the month of May 2018 at 5:30 p.m. Present at roll call were Councilpersons Maciejewski, Heinrich, Nielsen, Fischer, Blom and Arseneault. City Attorney Chris Beesley was present. The Pledge of Allegiance was stated.
Councilperson Heinrich moved to approve the agenda. Second by Councilperson Fischer, the motion unanimously carried.
Councilperson Maciejewski moved, with a second by Councilperson Arseneault, to approve the minutes from the May 7th council meeting. The motion unanimously carried.
CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Councilperson Maciejewski stated he had a conflict with the minor plat for Block 131 Subdivision. No other conflicts of interest were stated.
PUBLIC HEARING – MALT BEVERAGE & WINE LICENSE – CUSTER BEACON
Councilperson Maciejewski moved to approve the malt beverage & wine license for Custer Beacon contingent upon proof of insurance being provided. Seconded by Councilperson Fischer, the motion unanimously carried.
PUBLIC HEARING – MALT BEVERAGE LICENSE RENEWALS
The Council was presented with a renewal list of malt beverage license applications for the July 1st, 2018 – June 30th, 2019 license period. At this time there were 28 malt beverage licenses for renewal. Councilperson Nielsen moved to approve the applications. Seconded by Councilperson Blom. Councilperson Nielsen amended her motion to approve all applications as listed contingent upon proof of insurance being provided. Seconded by Councilperson Blom, the motion unanimously carried.
RESOLUTION #05-21-18A – FEE SCHEDULE
Councilperson Fischer moved to table Resolution #05-21-18A, Fee Schedule until the June 4th Council Meeting. Seconded by Councilperson Maciejewski, the motion unanimously carried.
PLANTER PROJECT – GIRLS SCOUTS
After a presentation by four members of the local Girls Scout Troop, Councilperson Heinrich moved to approve the placement of planter boxes constructed by the Girls Scouts in a City Park until such time that they can be relocated to the Veteran’s Memorial. Seconded by Councilperson Fischer, the motion unanimously carried.
MINOR PLAT – PLAT OF LOTS 7R OF BLOCK 6
Councilperson Fischer moved to approve the minor plat for Lot 7R of Block 6. Seconded by Councilperson Blom, the motion unanimously carried.
Councilperson Maciejewski excused himself from the meeting at 5:40 pm.
MINOR PLAT – BLOCK 131 SUBDIVISION
Councilperson Arseneault moved to approve the minor plat for Block 131 Subdivision contingent upon receiving a signed mylar. Seconded by Councilperson Nielsen, the motion unanimously carried.
Councilperson Maciejewski rejoined the meeting at 5:42 pm.
PRELIMINARY PLAT – PLAT OF TRACT 1 & 2 REVISED OF BIG ROCK SUBDIVISION, SCHNELLER TRACT & BROUILLARD TRACT
Councilperson Nielsen moved to approve the preliminary plat for Tract 1 & 2 Revised of Big Rock Subdivision, Schneller Tract and Brouillard Tract. Seconded by Councilperson Blom, the motion unanimously carried.
NUTMOBILE REQUEST – CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Councilperson Maciejewski moved to approve the Chamber of Commerce’s request to block off four parking spaces on Mt Rushmore Road in front of Way Park on July 3rd and 4th, 2018 for the Planters Peanuts Nutmobile. Seconded by Councilperson Heinrich, the motion unanimously carried.
Councilperson Nielsen stated that since a petition was filed in the Finance Office on May 17th and South Dakota Codified Law 9-20-11 sets forth the options to schedule an election for a referendum question, she moved to set an election date of November 6th, 2018 for ballot question regarding Ordinance #802, An Ordinance Amending Municipal Code Chapter 17.12 Residential Districts, which was passed by Council on April 23rd, 2018. Seconded by Councilperson Fischer, the motion unanimously carried.
POTENTIAL SEARCH AND RESCUE OFFICE BUILDING – 1039 MONTGOMERY STREET
Mike Carter, Custer County Emergency Management Director, expressed an interest in Custer County taking ownership of Tract Clinic, with the Search & Rescue Organization utilizing the building. Councilperson Maciejewski moved to authorize the Mayor and City Attorney to work with Regional Health to investigate the potential of transferring Tract Clinic to the County contingent upon Custer County approval. Seconded by Councilperson Fischer, the motion unanimously carried.
NEW HIRE – PART TIME SEASONAL – TRAIL SPECIALIST
Councilperson Maciejewski moved to approve hiring David Pickford as Part-Time Seasonal Trail Specialist effective May 22nd at $15.01 per hour. Seconded by Councilperson Blom, the motion unanimously carried.
Councilperson Maciejewski moved, with a second by Councilperson Heinrich, to approve the following claims. The motion carried unanimously.
A & B Electric, Repair and Maintenance, $709.19
Black Hills Chemical, Supplies, $254.79
Black Hills Energy, Utilities, $13,324.87
Black Hills Power Equipment, Supplies, $301.01
Cullum’s Camping Adventures, Refund, $25.00
Chamber of Commerce, Sales Tax Subsidy, $6,531.21
California State Disbursement, Deductions, $53.19
Dakota Greens, Supplies, $276.00
Fastenal, Supplies, $500.97
First Interstate Bank, Supplies, $45.40
Hach, Repair and Maintenance, $372.46
Hawkins, Supplies, $6175.22
Image All LLC, Supplies, 32.00
Ketel Thorstenson, Professional Fees, $3,000.00
Kimball Midwest, Supplies, $241.50
KLJ, Professional Fees, $1,000.00
Lighting Maintenance Co, Repair and Maintenance, $318.46
Lynn’s Dakotamart, Supplies, $119.13
Metering & Technology Solutions, Supplies, $8,063.78
Midcontinent Testing Labs, Professional Fees, $108.00
Petty Cash, Supplies, $37.20
Power House, Repair and Maintenance, $913.88
Pace, Supplies, $251.43
Ramkota Hotel Pierre, Travel and Conference, $95.00
Regional Health Network, Sales Tax Subsidy, $33,184.06
Sanders Sanitation, Professional Fees, $7,659.71
SD DCI, Safety, $43.25
SD Department of Revenue, Licenses and Permits, $4,200.00
SD Governmental Finance Officer Association, Travel and Conference, $180.00
SD Governmental Human Resource Association, Dues, $125.00
State of SD, Sales Tax, $1,047.82
Team Lab, Repairs and Maintenance, $4,404.50
The Hartford, Insurance, $64.12
USDA Loan Payment, $8,909.99
Dakota Trading Post, Utility Deposit Refund, $41.79
Total Claims $102,609.93
DEPARTMENT HEADS & COMMITTEE REPORTS
Various committee reports were given in addition to department heads giving an update.
With no further business, Councilperson Arseneault moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:13 p.m. Seconded by Councilperson, Maciejewski, the motion carried unanimously.
ATTEST: CITY OF CUSTER CITY
Laurie Woodward Corbin Herman
Finance Officer Mayor