Council President Larry Maciejewski called to order the first meeting of the Common Council for the month of March 2018 at 5:30 p.m. Present at roll call were Councilpersons Heinrich, Nielsen, Fischer, and Blom. The Pledge of Allegiance was stated.
Councilperson Heinrich moved, with a second by Councilperson Nielsen, to approve the agenda. The motion unanimously carried.
Councilperson Nielsen moved, with a second by Councilperson Blom, to approve the minutes from the February 20th council meeting. The motionunanimously carried.
CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
No conflicts of interest were stated.
EXECUTIVE PROCLAMATION- DUCKS UNLIMITED
Councilperson Nielsen moved to approve the Executive Proclamation for Ducks Unlimited. Seconded by Councilperson Heinrich, the motion unanimously carried.
WHEREAS, established in 1937, the mission of Ducks Unlimited is to conserve, restore, and manage wetlands and associated habitats for North Americas waterfowl. Such habitats also benefit other wildlife and people; and
WHEREAS, the area around Custer City and throughout the state of South Dakota has many shallow lakes and wetlands which provide an important migration habitat for thousands of waterfowl that depend on these habitats to ensure they arrive on breeding grounds in good health and prepared to nest; and
WHEREAS, Custer City has many shallow lakes in the area such as, Stockade, Bismark, West Dam, and countless other wetlands which are important for their role in preserving the outdoor heritage of the state by providing traditional waterfowl hunting areas; and
WHEREAS, wetlands are also valued for their role in water quality protection, flood control, survival of wetland-dependent wildlife, and the state’s overall environmental health; and
WHEREAS, South Dakotas thousands of passionate Ducks Unlimited members and volunteers are determined to continue this great work well into the future; and
WHEREAS, Custer City has recognized the potential of a solid partnership with Ducks Unlimited in the planning and completion of the West Dam reconstruction project; and
WHEREAS, Ducks Unlimited hosts an annual banquet each year to assist in the raising of funds used to protect, enhance and restore wetlands and grasslands across North America, and such annual banquet has been scheduled for the year 2018 to be held on the 24th day of March.
WHEREAS, the City of Custer City shall honor Ducks Unlimited by displaying 12 flags presenting their logo along the Mount Rushmore road corridor for a time beginning on March 16th, 2018 and to end on March 26th, 2018.
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that I, Corbin Herman, Mayor of the City of Custer City, South Dakota, do hereby proclaim March 25th, as
Ducks Unlimited Day
In witness thereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Custer City to be affixed this fifth day of March in the year of our Lord Two Thousand and Eighteen.
CITY OF CUSTER CITY
S/Corbin Herman, Mayor
ATTEST: Laurie Woodward, Finance Officer
CEMETERY CARETAKER BIDS
Councilperson Heinrich moved to table the Cemetery Caretaker Bids until a special meeting on Monday March 12, 2018 at 4:00pm. Second by Councilperson Fischer, the motion unanimously carried.
2018 POOL MANAGEMENT CONTRACT- CUSTER YMCA
Councilperson Nielsen moved to approve the 2018 Pool Management Contract with the Custer YMCA for $16,000. Seconded by Councilperson Heinrich, the motion unanimously carried.
CUSTER COMMUNITY CENTER USE AGREEMENT-CUSTER YMCA
Councilperson Heinrich moved to approve the 2018 Custer Community Center Gym Use Agreement with the Custer YMCA. Seconded by Councilperson Blom, the motion unanimously carried.
PUBLIC WORKS POSITIONS AVAILABILITY
Councilperson Nielsen moved, with a second by Councilperson Blom, to approve the following claims. The motion carried unanimously.
AE2S, Professional Fees, $1,176.53
AFLAC, Insurance, $583.02
AFSCME Council 65, Dues, $86.14
Battle Mountain Humane Society, Animal Control $1,000.00
Beesley Law Office, Professional Fees, $2,515.00
Black Hill Energy, Utilities, $8,625.06
Century Business Product, Supplies, $210.91
Code Works, Professional Fees, $530.24
Crum Electric Supply Co, Supplies, $4,124.61
Custer Co Chronicle, Publishing Fees, $211.08
Custer DoIt Best, Supplies, Repair & Maintenance, $70.28
Custer Industrial, Repair & Maintenance, $19.20
Custer Sr. Citizen Center, 2018 Subsidy, $4,000.00
Custer Ture Value, Supplies, Repair & Maintenance, $512.20
California State Disbursement, Deductions, $53.19
Delta Dental, Insurance, $148.20
Discovery Benefits, Supplies, $856.92
EFTPS, Taxes, $13,460.74
Fastenal, Supplies, $179.17
Freeman’s Electric INC, Repair & Maintenance, $17.77
G & R Controls, Repair & Maintenance, $261.48
Green Owl Media, Professional Fees, $140.00
Hillyard, Supplies, $99.17
Image All LLC, Supplies, $169.00
Kimball Midwest, Supplies, $1,269.70
KLJ, Professional Fees, $2,450.00
Metering & Technology, Supplies, $3,585.87
Nelsons Oil & Gas, Supplies, $2,124.20
Petty Cash, Supplies, $303.52
Sander Sanitation, Garbage Collection Contracts, $13,422.54
SD Department of Revenue, Supplies, $21.20
SD Retirement System, $6,427.60
Supplemental Retirement, $460.00
Shanklins, Supplies, $234.96
The Hartford, Insurance, 64.12
Turbiville Industrial Electric, Supplies, Repair & Maintenance, $845.88
Walker, Gaile, Reimbursement, $261.78
Wellmark BCBS, Insurance, $11,519.05
Mayor & Council, $4,400.00
Finance Department, $5,683.06
Public Buildings, $2,719.29
Planning Department, $7010.49
Public Works Department, $3,013.85
Street Department, $10,969.67
Cruisin Department, $84.29
Parks Department, $3,382.75
Water Department, $11,429.07
Wastewater Department, $11,279.49
Total Claims, $142,012.29
DEPARTMENT HEADS & COMMITTEE REPORTS
Various committee reports were given in addition to department heads giving an update.
With no further business, Councilperson Nielsen moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:05 p.m. Seconded by Councilperson, Heinrich, the motion carried unanimously.
ATTEST: CITY OF CUSTER CITY
Laurie Woodward Council President
Finance Officer Larry Maciejewski