Mayor Corbin Herman called to order the first meeting of the Common Council for the month of April 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 Fischer moved to approve the agenda with the Executive Proclamation and Run Crazy Horse Marathon request being moved to the first items under public presentations. Second by Councilperson Blom, the motion unanimously carried.
Councilperson Arseneault moved, with a second by Councilperson Blom, to approve the minutes from the March 19th regular council meeting. The motion unanimously carried. Councilperson Nielsen moved, with a second by Councilperson Maciejewski, to approve the minutes from the March 19th Board of Equalization meeting. The motion unanimously carried, with Councilperson Maciejewski, Heinrich, Nielsen, Blom and Arseneault voting yes, while Councilperson Fischer abstained.
CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
No conflicts of interest were stated.
EXECUTIVE PROCLAMATION – NATIONAL SERVICE RECOGNITION DAY
Mayor Herman present the Executive Proclamation for National Service Recognition Day.
CUSTER, SOUTH DAKOTA
WHEREAS, The Corporation for National and Community Service shares a priority with mayors nationwide to engage citizens, improve lives, and strengthen communities across the country to recognize the impact of service on the Mayor’s Recognition Day for National Service on April 3, 2018; and
WHEREAS, The Black Hills Senior Companion Program provides healthy older adults part-time stipendiary opportunities to render supportive assistance to individuals requiring assistance completing various daily tasks necessary to maintaining independence, such as grocery shopping, meal preparation, light housekeeping, and providing transportation to doctor’s appointments; and
WHEREAS, The Black Hills State University’s Retired Senior Volunteer Program engages people age 55 and older, in a diverse range of service activities, such as food bank and congregate meal assistance, entertainment, services to hospitals, nursing homes, blood banks, and veterans organizations as well as 25 new volunteers for the Meals on Wheels Program which became part of RSVP in October 2017, and a wide variety of volunteer activities throughout Custer’s non-profit; and
WHEREAS, Last year, in the Custer area, these programs provided volunteer opportunities for citizens totaling approximately 659 hours of service to the community at large.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Corbin Herman, Mayor of the City of Custer, do hereby proclaim April 2, 2018, as
National Service Recognition Day
Dated this 2nd day of April, 2018
CITY OF CUSTER CITY
S/Corbin Herman, Mayor
ATTEST: Laurie Woodward, Finance Officer
RUN CRAZY HORSE MARATHON REQUEST – EMILY WHEELER
Emily Wheeler, with Run Crazy Horse Marathon, presented her request for temporary street closure request to Council. Councilperson Fischer moved to approve the temporary street closure and permission to stop traffic for runners on the Mickelson Trail crossings of Montgomery Street, Harney Street, Crook Street, Mt Rushmore Road, Eighth Street, Seventh Street and Fourth Street on October 7th, 2018 from approximately 9 am to 11:30 am for the Run Crazy Horse Marathon, contingent upon DOT approval. Motion seconded by Councilperson Nielsen. Councilperson Fischer amended her motion to include South Sixth Street in the temporary street closure request. Councilperson Nielsen seconded the amendment, the motion unanimously carried.
PUBLIC HEARING & FIRST READING – ORDINANCE #802 – RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT
Councilperson Maciejewski moved to approve Ordinance #802, Residential District. Seconded by Councilperson Nielsen, the motion unanimously carried.
PUBLIC HEARING & FIRST READING – ORDINANCE #803 – ZONING, REZONING & ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS
Councilperson Fischer moved to approve Ordinance #803, Zoning, Rezoning & Zoning Ordinance Amendments. Seconded by Councilperson Blom, the motion unanimously carried.
PUBLIC HEARING & FIRST READING – ORDINANCE #804 – VARIANCES
Councilperson Nielsen moved to approve Ordinance #804, Variances. Seconded by Councilperson Heinrich, the motion unanimously carried.
PUBLIC HEARING & FIRST READING – ORDINANCE #805 – CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS
Councilperson Maciejewski moved to approve Ordinance #805, Conditional Use Permits. The motion was seconded by Councilperson Blom. After public comments and discussion, the motion unanimously carried.
PUBLIC HEARING & FIRST READING – ORDINANCE #806 – BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
Councilperson Nielsen moved to approve Ordinance #806, Board of Adjustment. Seconded by Councilperson Maciejewski, the motion unanimously carried.
The Council will be holding a second public hearing for the Ordinances on April 16th with second reading for the ordinances scheduled for a special council meeting on April 23rd at 5:30 pm.
DOWNTOWN HANGING BASKETS
Councilperson Fischer moved to allow the placement of the hanging baskets downtown this summer. Seconded by Councilperson Nielsen, the motion unanimously carried.
Councilperson Maciejewski moved, with a second by Councilperson Blom, to approve the following claims. The motion carried unanimously.
A & B Welding, Supplies, $133.99
AE2S, Professional Fees, $431.75
American Solutions for Business, Supplies, $2,047.18
AFLAC, Insurance, $588.92
AFSCME Council 65, Dues, $86.14
Battle Mountain Humane Society, Animal Control Contract, $1000.00
Beesley Law Office, Professional Fees, $1,202.50
Ben Meadows, Trees, $67.88
Black Hills Energy, Utilities, $2,902.29
Black Hills Towing, Supplies, $200.00
Butler Machinery, Supplies, $125.50
Century Business Products, Supplies, $208.88
Custer DoIt Best, Supplies, Repair and Maintenance, $763.26
California State Disbursement, Deductions, $53.19
Delta Dental, Insurance, $148.20
Discovery Benefits, Supplies, $856.92
Edwards Enterprises, Cemetery Caretaker Contract, $5,333.33
ESRI, Supplies, $400.00
EFTPS, Taxes, $13,982.05
Fastenal, Supplies, $871.62
Kellogg, Scott, Reimbursement, $111.79
KLJ, Professional Fees, $7,600.00
Lamote’s Auto Center, Repairs and Maintenance, $1,864.00
Lighting Maintenance Co, Repairs and Maintenance, $,1316.83
Northwest Pipe Fittings Inc, Supplies, $348.00
Petty Cash, Supplies, $326.77
Pitney Bowes, Supplies, $500.00
Power House, Supplies, $99.72
Sander Sanitation, Garbage Collection Contract, $13,422.54
SDML, Conference, $30.00
SD Retirement System, $6,585.96
Stansbury, Lance, Reimbursement, $124.99
Supplemental Retirement, $620.00
Wellmark, Insurance, $11,519.05
WesDak Welding & Diesel LLC, Repair and Maintenance, $230.00
Mayor & Council, $4,400.00
Finance Department, $5,767.71
Public Buildings, $2,778.41
Planning Department, $6,953.98
Public Works Department, $3,210.42
Street Department, $10,665.02
Cruisin Department, $85.59
Parks Department, $3,633.44
Water Department, $12,050.28
Wastewater Department, $11,772.57
Total Claims, $137,420.67
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 6:50 p.m. Seconded by Councilperson, Nielsen, the motion carried unanimously.
ATTEST: CITY OF CUSTER CITY
Laurie Woodward Corbin Herman
Finance Officer Mayor