Mayor Corbin Herman called to order the first meeting of the Common Council for the month of May 2018 at 5:30 p.m. Present at roll call were Councilpersons Maciejewski, Heinrich, Fischer, Blom and Arseneault. City Attorney Chris Beesley was present. The Pledge of Allegiance was stated.
Councilperson Arseneault moved to approve the agenda. Second by Councilperson Fischer, the motion unanimously carried.
Councilperson Heinrich moved, with a second by Councilperson Blom, to approve the minutes from the April 30th special council meeting. The motion unanimously carried.
CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
No conflicts of interest were stated.
2017 AUDIT PRESENTATION
Traci Hanson with Ketel Thorstenson, LLP presented the 2017 audit. Councilperson Fischer moved to accept the 2017 audit as presented. Seconded by Councilperson Arseneault, the motion unanimously carried.
CUSTER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESENTATION
Dave Ressler along with Chamber Staff, presented an overview of the Custer Area Chamber of Commerce activities and contributions to the community.
CUSTER BID BOARD PRESENTATION
Marcel Wahlstrom, BID Board President and Brad “Murdoc” Jurgensen with HomeSlice Media Group, present the Custer BID Board 2018 marketing campaign.
EXECUTIVE PROCLAMATION – ARBOR DAY
Councilperson Maciejewski moved to approve the executive proclamation for Arbor Day. Seconded by Councilperson Blom, the motion unanimously carried.
WHEREAS, In 1872, J. Sterling Morton proposed to the Nebraska Board of Agriculture that a special day be set aside for the planting of trees, and
WHEREAS, the holiday, called Arbor Day, was first observed with the planting of more than a million trees in Nebraska, and
WHEREAS, Arbor Day is now observed throughout the nation and the world, and
WHEREAS, trees can reduce the erosion of our precious topsoil by wind and water, lower our heating and cooling costs, moderate the temperature, clean the air, produce oxygen and provide habitat for wildlife, and
WHEREAS, trees are a renewable resource giving us paper, wood for our homes, fuel for our fires and countless other wood products
WHEREAS, trees in our city increase property values, enhance the economic vitality of business areas, and beautify our community, and
WHEREAS, trees, wherever they are planted, are a source of joy and spiritual renewal,
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that I, Corbin Herman, Mayor of the City of Custer City, South Dakota, do hereby proclaim May 14th, 2018 to be
in the City of Custer City, SD, and I urge all citizens to celebrate Arbor Day and to support efforts to protect our trees and woodlands. Further, I urge all citizens to plant and care for trees to gladden the heart and promote the well-being of this and future generations.
City of Custer City
S/Corbin Herman, Mayor
ATTEST: Laurie Woodward, Finance Officer
HOMESLICE MEDIA CONTRACT – CUSTER BID BOARD
Councilperson Fischer moved to approve the Advertising Agency Retainer Contract with HomeSlice Media for 2018 for a monthly retainer of $1,750 in addition to the cost of any media placed, with two minor changes being made to a year and county. Seconded by Councilperson Blom, the motion carried with Councilperson Maciejewski, Heinrich, Fischer, Blom and Arseneault voting yes.
TOBY BRUSSEAU PRODUCTIONS CONTRACT – CUSTER BID BOARD
Councilperson Heinrich moved to approve the Marketing Services Agreement with Toby Brusseau Production, LLC for 2018 for a yearly total of $38,400. Seconded by Councilperson Fischer, the motion carried with Councilperson Heinrich, Fischer, Blom, Arseneault and Maciejewski voting yes.
MARKETING MANAGER CONTRACT – DOLSEE DAVENPORT – CUSTER BID BOARD
Councilperson Heinrich moved to approve the Marketing Manager Contract with Dolsee Davenport for 2018 at a rate of $1,000 a month. Seconded by Councilperson Maciejewski, the motion carried with Councilperson Fischer, Blom, Arseneault, Maciejewski and Heinrich voting yes.
DRAINAGE EVALUATION & DESIGN SERVICES PROPOSAL – ACES
Councilperson Maciejewski moved to table the drainage evaluation & design services proposal from ACES to allow for more information to be gathered. Seconded by Councilperson Heinrich, the motion unanimously carried.
WEST DAM RECONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AMENDMENT #3 – BANNER
Councilperson Heinrich moved to approve the West Dam Reconstruction Contract Amendment #3 with Banner for $11,800. Seconded by Councilperson Maciejewski, the motion carried with Councilperson Blom, Arseneault, Maciejewski, Heinrich and Fischer voting yes.
MAILBOX REPLACEMENT POLICY
Councilperson Fischer moved to approve the Mailbox Replacement Policy as presented by the Public Works Director. Seconded by Councilperson Blom, the motion unanimously carried.
Councilperson Maciejewski moved, with a second by Councilperson Heinrich, to approve the following claims. The motion carried unanimously.
Advanced Drug Testing, Safety, $36.00
AFLAC, Insurance, $588.92
AFCME Council 65, Dues, $86.14
Battle Mountain Humane Society, Animal Control Contract, $1,000.00
Beesley Law Office, Professional Fees, $4,130.00
Black Hills Energy, Utilities, $3,363.03
Toby Brusseau Production, Bid Board Advertising, $5,600.00
Calamity Jane Winery & Mercantile, Supplies, $778.00
Century Business Products, Supplies, $201.59
Core and Main LP, Supplies, $791.88
Culligan, Repairs and Maintenance, $18.50
Chronicle, Publication, $926.70
Custer County Housing and Redevelopment Commission, Subsidy, $2,000.00
Custer Do It Best, Supplies, Repairs and Maintenance, $70.79
Custer Hospitality, Bid Board, $259.59
Custer True Value, Supplies, Repairs and Maintenance, $724.16
California State Disbursement, Deductions, $106.38
Clay County Sheriff, Safety, $15.00
Dacotah Bank, TIF #2 Payment, $8,122.07
Dacotah Bank, TIF #4 Payment, $16.41
Delta Dental, Insurance, $148.20
Discovery Benefits, Supplies, $856.92
Edward Enterprises, Cemetery Caretaker Contract, $4,571.43
EFTPS, Taxes, $12,643.92
Fastenal, Supplies, $35.80
First Interstate Bank, TIF #4 Payment, $16.40
First Interstate Bank, TIF #1 Payment, $8,705.28
First Western Insurance, Supplies, $50.00
French Creek Supply, Supplies, Repairs and Maintenance, $237.98
Golden West Telecommunications, Utilities, $614.00
Golden West Technologies, Repairs and Maintenance, $1,500.00
Golden West Technologies, Professional Fees, $673.50
Green Owl Media, Professional Fees, $140.00
Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore, LLP, Professional Fees, $75.00
Hawkins, Supplies, $2,816.48
Image All, Supplies, $45.50
Jenner Equipment, Repair & Maintenance, $820.26
Scott Kellogg, Supplies, $181.00
Ketel Thorstenson, Professional Fees, $12,788.76
KLJ, Professional Fees, $5,700.00
Mclain, Mitch, Bid Board, $442.55
NBS Calibrations, Repairs and Maintenance, $186.00
Petty Cash, Supplies, $396.75
Pitney Bowes, Supplies, $48.69
Quality Auto Body, Repairs and Maintenance, $95.00
Quill, Supplies, $78.73
Rapid Delivery, Professional Fees, $51.76
RYCOM Instruments INC, Supplies, $681.74
S & B Motors, Supplies, Repairs and Maintenance, $39.36
Sander Sanitation, Garbage Collection Contract, $13,422.54
SD State Long Distance, Utilities, $44.38
SD Secretary of State, Supplies, $30.00
Servall, Supplies, $165.02
Simon Materials, Repairs and Maintenance, $3,537.93
SD Department of Criminal Investigation, Safety, 173.00
SD Department of Revenue, Professional Fees, $312.50
SD Retirement System, $6,058.08
Supplemental Retirement, $620.00
Taylor Drilling Co., Repairs and Maintenance, $9,263.21
Unemployment Insurance Division of SD, $664.89
United Way, Contributions, $100.00
Verizon Wireless, Utilities, $446.14
Wellmark, Insurance, $11,519.05
Wesdak Welding and Diesel LLC, Supplies, Repairs and Maintenance, $352.00
Wright Express, Supplies, $732.15
Dicarlo, Christina, Utility Deposit Refund, $49.98
Midtown Partitions, Utility Deposit Refund, $32.87
Briah Player, Utility Deposit Refund, $21.60
Mayor & Council, $4,400.00
Finance Department, $5,822.78
Public Buildings, $2,702.41
Planning Department, $6,886.55
Public Works Department, $3,032.99
Street Department, $7,721.35
Cruisin Department, $79.10
Parks Department, $3,327.06
Water Department, $11,546.14
Wastewater Department, $11,363.87
Total Claims, $187,923.76
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 7:05 p.m. Seconded by Councilperson, Blom, the motion carried unanimously.
ATTEST: CITY OF CUSTER CITY
Laurie Woodward Corbin Herman
Finance Officer Mayor