COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS- REGULAR SESSION
November 6th, 2017
Mayor Corbin Herman called to order the first meeting of the Common Council for the month of November 2017 at 5:30 p.m. Present at roll call were Councilpersons Maciejewski, Heinrich, Nielsen, Fischer, Blom and Arseneault. City Attorney Chris Beesley was also present. The Pledge of Allegiance was stated.
Councilperson Fischer moved to approve the agenda. Second by Councilperson Arseneault, the motion unanimously carried.
Councilperson Nielsen moved, with a second by Councilperson Blom, to approve the minutes from the October 16th regular council meeting. The motion carried with Councilperson Heinrich, Nielsen, Fischer, Blom and Arseneault voting yes, while Councilperson Maciejewski abstained.
CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
No conflicts of interest were stated.
PUBLIC HEARING – NEW MALT BEVERAGE LICENSE & NEW WINE LICENSE – DOLLAR GENERAL STORE #18364
Councilperson Fischer moved to approve the retail on-off sale malt beverage and on-off sale wine license for Dollar General Store #18364, contingent upon operating agreement being signed, proof of insurance being provided, and background check of District Manager being completed. Seconded by Councilperson Heinrich, the motion unanimously carried. The wine license will have an effective date of January 1st, 2018.
PUBLIC HEARING – LIQUOR & WINE LICENSE RENEWALS
Councilperson Nielsen moved to approve the liquor and wine licenses (twenty-five licenses) for 2018 renewal. Motion seconded by Councilperson Arseneault. Councilpersons Nielsen and Arseneault amended their motion and second to include approval contingent upon proof of insurance being provided. The motion unanimously carried.
DRAINAGE ISSUES – SOUTHERN HILLS BIBLE CHURCH
Councilperson Maciejewski moved to table the Southern Hills Bible Church’s drainage issues. Seconded by Councilperson Blom, the motion unanimously carried.
FIRST READING – ORDINANCE #796 – WATER RATES
Councilperson Fischer moved to approve the first reading of Ordinance #796, Water Rates. Seconded by Councilperson Blom, the motion unanimously carried.
FIRST READING – ORDINANCE #797 – WASTEWATER RATES
Councilperson Maciejewski moved to approve the first reading of Ordinance #797, Wastewater Rates. Seconded by Councilperson Nielsen, the motion unanimously carried.
FIRST READING – ORDINANCE #798 – SERVICE REDUCTION RATES
Councilperson Maciejewski moved to approve the first reading of Ordinance #798, Service Reduction Rates. Seconded by Councilperson Nielsen, the motion unanimously carried.
RESOLUTION #11-06-17A – PUBLIC PARK, PUBLIC POOL & PUBLIC PLAYGROUND LOCATIONS
Councilperson Heinrich moved to adopt Resolution #11-06-17A, Public Park, Public Pool & Public Playground Locations. Seconded by Councilperson Nielsen, the motion unanimously carried.
RESOLUTION NO. 11-06-17A
PUBLIC PARK, PUBLIC POOL & PUBLIC PLAYGROUND LOCATIONS
WHEREAS, the City of Custer City has certain property which is used for public use; and
WHEREAS, the City of Custer City feels that public parks, public pools and/or public playgrounds are an important part of our community.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the common council of the City of Custer City, that it is advisable and in the best interest of the public that the following property be declared Public Parks, Public Pool and/or Public Playgrounds;
Custer Swimming Pool Lots 4-5-6 Block 35
Harbach Park Lots 7-8-9-10-11-12 Block 107
French Creek Park Lots 1-2-3-4-5-6 Block 124
Lot B of Lot 12 Block 124
Volleyball Court Lots 5 & 6 Block 106
Tennis Courts, Horseshoe North 125’ of Lots 1-2-3 Block 105
Pits & Skateboard Park South 25’ of Lots 1-2-3 Block 105
Lots 4-5-6 Block 105 plus Vacated North/South Alley
Custer Community Center All of Block 32 plus 25’ of Vacated Third Street plus 25’ of
Fenced Playground Areas Vacated Harney Street plus 25’ of Vacated Crook Street & West 50’ of Vacated Fourth Street
Lots 1-2-3 Block 15 plus East 50’ of Fourth Street & North 25’ of Crook Street & West 15’ of North/South Alley
NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the above listed properties be designated Public Parks, Public Pools and/or Public Playgrounds.
Dated this 6th day of November 2017.
CITY OF CUSTER CITY
S/Corbin Herman, Mayor
ATTEST: Laurie Woodward, Finance Officer
BARK BEETLE EVENT REQUEST – HANK FRIDELL
Councilperson Fischer moved to approve the Bark Beetle Blues Committee, Custer Area Arts Council and Custer Volunteer Fire Department joint request to use Pageant Hill on January 20, 2018 for the Burning of the Beetle Event and to have fireworks at the event on Pageant Hill, in addition the City will provide a place for Christmas trees to be dropped off and a port-a-pot on Pageant Hill. Seconded by Councilperson Arseneault, the motion unanimously carried.
FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM COVENANT AND AGREEMENT – SPARLING
Councilperson Blom moved to approve the fire suppression system covenant and agreement with Jason & Alana Sparling and Spink County Land, LLC for 503 Mt Rushmore Road. Seconded by Councilperson Heinrich, the motion unanimously carried.
Councilperson Maciejewski moved, with a second by Councilperson Nielsen, to approve the following claims. The motion carried unanimously.
AE2S, Professional Fees, $3,663.10
A & B Electric, Repair/Maintenance, $275.12
AFLAC, Insurance, $660.28
AFSCME Council 65, Dues, $259.89
Battle Mountain Humane Society, Animal Control Contract, $800.00
Beesley Law Office, Professional Fees, $2,917.50
Black Hills Energy, Utilities, $3,137.92
Birmingham Receipt Book, Supplies, $455.00
Century Business Products, Supplies, $136.90
Code Works, Professional Fees, $432.74
Custer Do It Best, Supplies, Repair & Maintenance, $37.32
Chamber of Commerce, Conference, $125.00
Chronicle, Publishing, $254.42
Custer Sign Company, Supplies, $205.70
Dakota Bank, TIF #2, $526.05
Dakota Bank, TIF #4, $25.15
Dakota Lodge, Travel & Conference, $158.00
Delta Dental, Insurance, $232.60
EFTPS, Taxes, $19,317.81
Edward Enterprises, Refund, $250.00
Fastenal, Supplies, $48.17
First Interstate Bank, TIF #4, $25.15
First Interstate Bank, Supplies, $30.79
First Interstate Bank, TIF #1, $2,329.68
Goldenwest Telecommunications, Utilities, $610.04
Goldenwest Technologies, Professional Fees, $648.50
Green Owl Media, Professional Fees, $132.00
Hillyard, Supplies, $459.62
Home Slice Media Group, Bid Board, Advertising, $56842.32
NASASP, Dues, $40.25
Nelson’s Oil & Gas, Supplies, $585.73
Northwest Pipe Fitting INC, Supplies, $4242.79
Petty Cash, Supplies, $363.10
Pittney Bowes, Supplies, $48.69
Promption Physical Therapy, Safety, $120.00
Quill, Supplies, $212.33
Rapid Delivery, Professional Fees, $50.60
SD Department Revenue, $100.00
SDML, Conference, $65.00
SD One Call, Supplies, $576.45
SD Retirement System, $8426.08
Supplemental Retirement, $500.00
The Hartford, Insurance, $68.70
Toby Brusseau, Bid Board, Advertising, $6400.00
Traffic Control Corporation, Repair & Maintenance, $1356.00
Vector Design and Tech, Supplies, $248.95
Verizon Wireless, Utilities, $463.93
United Way, Contributions, $90.00
Wellmark, Insurance, $9778.26
Woodward, Laurie, Reimbursement, $360.00
YMCA, Contributions, $150.00
Vandel, Larry, Utility Refund, $24.54
Geratets, Darlene, Utility Refund, $50.00
Mayor & Council, $4,400.00
Finance Department, $7,628.90
Public Buildings, $3,955.70
Planning Department, $9,590.00
Public Works Department, $4,342.38
Street Department, $9,986.46
Parks Department, $115.33
Water Department, $16,950.78
Wastewater Department, $15,956.10
Total Claims, $129,317.87
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 6:33 p.m. Seconded by Councilperson Heinrich, the motion carried unanimously.
ATTEST: CITY OF CUSTER CITY
Laurie Woodward Corbin Herman
Finance Officer Mayor