CITY OF CUSTER CITY
COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS- REGULAR SESSION
August 7th, 2017
Mayor Corbin Herman called to order the first meeting of the Common Council for the month of August, 2017 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 Nielsen moved to approve the agenda. Second by Councilperson Blom, the motion unanimously carried.
Councilperson Heinrich moved, with a second by Councilperson Fischer, to approve the minutes from the July 17th regular council meeting. The motion unanimously carried.
CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
No conflicts of interest were stated.
PUBLIC HEARING – SPECIAL MALT BEVERAGE LICENSE BY CURRENT LICENSEE – FRONTIER BAR & GRILL FOR SOUTHERN HILLS MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL
Councilperson Fischer moved to approve the special malt beverage license by current licensee for the Frontier Bar & Grill for the Southern Hills Music Festival Event on August 18th & 19th, 2017. Seconded by Councilperson Blom, the motion unanimously carried.
CUSTER COUNTY HOUSING PRESENTATION – KARLA EFIRD
Karla Efird, Property Manager for Metro Plains Management and Matt Fridell, Secretary of Custer County Housing & Redevelopment Commission, presented Council with information regarding the units managed Metro Plains Management and owned by Custer County Housing & Redevelopment.
SECOND READING – ORDINANCE #792 – TAXIS
Councilperson Nielsen moved to approve the second reading of Ordinance #792, Taxis. Seconded by Councilperson Blom. After some discussion regarding ride sharing services, Councilperson Nielsen withdrew her motion. Councilperson Fischer moved to table Ordinance #792 to allow the Attorney to research ride sharing services. Seconded by Councilperson Arseneault, the motion unanimously carried.
REQUEST TO USE VOLLEYBALL COURT & SURROUNDING AREA – KATELYN NEISES
Councilperson Maciejewski moved to deny the request to use the volleyball court & surrounding area on August 26th, 2017. Seconded by Councilperson Arseneault, the motion unanimously carried.
CHRISTMAS PARADE REQUEST – CHAMBER
Councilperson Fischer moved to approve the parade request from the Custer Chamber of Commerce for the Annual Christmas Parade to be held on December 2nd, 2017 at 5:30 pm with line up on Washington Street and the parade starting at 8th Street & Mt Rushmore Road proceeding west on Mt Rushmore Road to Fourth Street. Seconded by Councilperson Heinrich, the motion unanimously carried.
HARBACH PARK MASTER PLAN
Councilperson Maciejewski moved to authorize up to $20,000 to be spent on a Harbach Park Master Plan from Park & Recreation Committee funds contingent upon Park & Recreation Committee approval. Seconded by Councilperson Heinrich, the motion carried with Councilperson Maciejewski, Heinrich, Nielsen, Fischer, Blom and Arseneault voting yes.
PRELIMINARY & FINAL PLAT – AKERS SUBDIVISION
Councilperson Fischer moved to approve the preliminary & final plat for Akers Subdivision. Seconded by Councilperson Blom, the motion unanimously carried.
WAZI LANE PAVING PROJECT BIDS
Councilperson Heinrich moved to accept the bid from Mainline Contracting Inc for the Wazi Lane Reconstruction Project at $241,204.71. Seconded by Councilperson Nielsen, the motion carried with Councilperson Heinrich, Nielsen, Fischer, Blom, Arseneault and Maciejewski voting yes.
Councilperson Maciejewski moved, with a second by Councilperson Fischer, to approve the following claims. The motion carried unanimously.
Albert and Sandy Rodarte, Cruisin Refund, $500.00
AE2S, Capital Improvements, $4,904.00
A & B Electric, Repair & Maintenance, $573.24
AFLAC, Insurance, $660.28
AFSCME Council 65, Dues, $173.26
Battle Mountain Humane Society, Animal Control Contract, $800.00
Beesley Law Office, Professional Fees, $2,477.50
Blaede Enterprises, Repair & Maintenance, $11,750.00
Black HillS Energy, Utilities, $33,481.57
BH Community Economic Development, Dues, $100.00
Toby Brusseau, Advertising, $3,200.00
Calamity Jane Winery & Mercantile, Supplies, $1,604.46
Century Business Products, Supplies, $134.72
Code Works, Professional Fees, $497.74
Custer Do It Best, Supplies, $29.00
Chronicle, Publishing, $1,469.04
Custer Industrial, Supplies, Repair & Maintenance, $ 169.56
Custer Sign Co, Supplies, $944.00
Custer State Park, Supplies, $50.00
Custer True Value, Supplies, $987.46
Dakota Pump Inc, Equipment, $24,927.24
Delta Dental, Insurance, $274.80
Ditch Witch of the SD, Repair & Maintenance, $403.12
Edwards Enterprises, Cemetery Caretaker Contract, $4,166.66
EFTPS, Payroll Taxes, $13,780.63
Fastenal, Supplies, $8,799.13
First Interstate Bank, Supplies, $56.76
First Interstate Bank, Charges, $129.85
First Interstate Bank- TIF #1 Payment, $416.69
Freeman’s Electric Service, Repairs & Maintenance, $214.22
Garland Goff Attorney at Law, Professional Fees, $212.50
Golden West Telecommunications, Utilities, $608.84
Golden West Technologies, Professional Fees, $643.00
Green Owl Media, Professional Fees, $510.00
Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore, Professional Fees, $1,194.94
Hawkins, Supplies, $9,975.87
Homeslice Media Group, Professional Fees, $20,103.68
Jenner Equipment, Supplies, $80.03
Kimball Midwest, Supplies, $665.10
Lance Stansbury, Reimbursement, $143.07
Mayer Plumbing, Repair & Maintenance, $65.00
McGas, Utilities, $662.23
Michael Todd & Company, Supplies, $483.46
Nelson’s Oil & Gas, Supplies, $1,088.64
Pace, Supplies, $372.20
PayPal, Supplies, $60.00
Petty Cash, Supplies, $402.56
Pitney Bowes, Supplies, $48.69
Power House, Supplies, $453.45
Quill, Supplies, $666.39
Rapid Delivery, Professional Fees, $63.25
Rapid Fire Protection, Repair & Maintenance, $390.00
State of SD, Sales Tax, $2,243.02
SD Municipal League, Conference, $50.00
SD Retirement System, $5,785.84
SD Executive Management Finance Office, Utilities, $38.73
Steel Collison, Repairs & Maintenance, $30.00
Supplemental Retirement Plan, $350.00
Thomson Reuters, Supplies, $200.00
Verizon Wireless, Utilities, $463.67
Wellmark, Insurance, $8,361.45
Mayor & Council, $4,400.00
Finance Department, $11,709.05
Public Buildings, $2,723.65
Planning Department, $7,454.57
Public Works Department, $10,502.02
Streets Department, $7,180.47
Parks Department, $3,141.79
Water Department, $5,531.21
Wastewater Department, $3,176.00
Total Claims, $229,909.30
DEPARTMENT HEADS & COMMITTEE REPORTS
Various committee reports were given in addition to department heads giving an update.
Councilperson Arseneault moved to go into and out of executive session for personnel and contract negotiations per SDCL 1-25-2(1-4) at 6:40 pm, with the Attorney, Public Works Director, Planning Administrator and Finance Officer present. Seconded by Councilperson Fischer, the motion unanimously carried. Council came out of executive session at 6:48 pm, with no action taken.
Councilperson Nielsen moved to accept Keith Plaisted’s registration effective August 4th, 2017. Seconded by Councilperson Maciejewski, the motion unanimously carried.
PLANNING/PUBLIC WORKS TECHNICIAN WAGE
Councilperson Fischer moved to adjust the Planning/Public Works Technicians wage back to her wage per the wage scale at $16.96 effective September 4th, 2017, from the temporary wage increase since we have a Planning Administrator on staff. Seconded by Councilperson Blom, the motion unanimously carried.
The Mayor, Council, Attorney Beesley, Public Works Director, Planning Administrator and the Finance Officer watched a harassment video.
2018 BUDGET WORK SESSION
Council had a work session for the 2018 budget.
With no further business, Councilperson Arseneault moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:15 p.m. Seconded by CouncilpersonFischer, the motion carried unanimously.
ATTEST: CITY OF CUSTER CIT
Laurie Woodward Corbin Herman
Finance Officer Mayor