Mayor Corbin Herman called to order the second meeting of the Common Council for the month of January 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 Maciejewski moved, with a second by Councilperson Nielsen, to approve the agenda. The motion unanimously carried.
Councilperson Arseneault moved, with a second by Councilperson Fischer, to approve the minutes from the January 2nd council meeting. The motion unanimously carried.
CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
No conflicts of interest were stated.
FIRST READING – ORDINANCE #801 – PARKING PROHIBITED DURING SNOW REMOVAL ALERT
Councilperson Fischer moved to approve Ordinance #801, Parking Prohibited During Snow Removal Alert. Seconded by Councilperson Blom, the motion unanimously carried.
CEMETERY CARETAKER CONTRACT
Councilperson Maciejewski moved to approve the cemetery caretaker contract for 2018 with the bid opening date to be February 13th. Seconded by Councilperson Arseneault, the motion unanimously carried.
PRELIMINARY PLAT – RAMSEY SUBDIVISION PHASE 2
Councilperson Maciejewski moved to approve the preliminary plat for Ramsey Subdivision Phase 2. Seconded by Councilperson Blom, the motion unanimously carried.
POSSIBLE WATER & SEWER EXTENSION
The Public Works Director informed Council that a homeowner whose property is close to City limits maybe be interest in hooking up to City water & sewer. Once the Public Works Director has more information he will provide that to Council.
WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS CHANGE ORDER #1 – AE2S
Councilperson Maciejewski moved to approve the water system improvements change order #1 for RCS Construction for $12,354.27. Seconded by Councilperson Heinrich, the motion carried with Councilperson Maciejewski, Heinrich, Nielsen, Fischer, Blom and Arseneault voting yes.
BOBCAT PURCHASE QUOTE
Councilperson Heinrich moved to approve the purchase of a Bobcat 5600 for $54,393.84 and 60” sweeper attachment for $3,033.60 from Jenner Equipment based upon NJPA pricing contract #042815-CEC. Seconded by Councilperson Nielsen, the motion carried with Councilperson Heinrich, Nielsen, Fischer, Blom, Arseneault and Maciejewski voting yes.
PICKUP PURCHASE QUOTE
Councilperson Fischer moved to approve the purchase of a 2018 Dodge Ram 3500 from Wegner Auto off the state bid for $27,022 plus $1,695 for dual rear wheels. Seconded by Councilperson Blom, the motion carried with Councilperson Nielsen, Fischer, Blom, Arseneault, Maciejewski and Heinrich voting yes.
Councilperson Maciejewski moved, with a second by Councilperson Heinrich, to approve the following claims. The motion carried unanimously.
Unemployment Insurance, $75.44
Midcontinent Testing Labs, Professional Fees, $108.00
Golden West Technologies, Professional Fees, $62.50
Michael Todd & Company, Supplies, $23.41
Total 2017 Claims $269.35
American Public Works Association, Dues, $330.00
Black Hills Energy, Utilities, $12,783.03
Border States Electric, Supplies, $84.06
Butler Machinery, Supplies, $325.82
Custer County Treasurer, Law Enforcement Contract, $93,750.00
California State Disbursement, Deductions, $53.19
Dakota Pump INC, Repair and Maintenance, $588.50
Itron, Repair and Maintenance, $790.97
Nelson’s Oil and Gas, Supplies, $1,439.10
SD DENR, Dues, $78.00
SD Water and Wastewater Association, Dues, $40.00
The Hartford, Insurance, $64.12
USDA Loan Payments, $8,910.00
Darling, Chris/Barb, Utility Refund, $43.75
Hutt, Dan, Overpayment Refund, $60.28
Total 2018 Claims $119,340.82
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 6:27 p.m. Seconded by Councilperson Fischer, the motion carried unanimously.
ATTEST: CITY OF CUSTER CITY
Laurie Woodward Corbin Herman
Finance Officer Mayor