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TOWN OF NEWELL COMMISSIONER MEETING

APRIL 8, 2013

UNAPPROVED MINUTES

The Town of Newell Commissioners met in a regular session at 7:00 pm at City Hall. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Wolff followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call: Finance Officer Parrow called the roll call; Commissioner Adams, Commissioner Howie, Commissioner Keolker, Commissioner Srstka and Mayor Wolff. All were present

Adopt the Agenda: Motion by Commissioner Adams, seconded by Commissioner Keolker to approve the agenda. All in favor. Motion carried.

Minutes: Motion by Commissioner Srstka, seconded by Commissioner Keolker to approve the minutes of the March 11, 2013 Commissioners Meeting. All in favor. Motion carried.

Wayne and Judy Boehrs Appeal for Zoning and Nuisance Ordinance: Mayor Wolff stated that we had received a letter from Wayne and Judy’s Attorney today withdrawing the appeal. Motion by Commissioner Keolker, seconded by Commissioner Srstka to approve to accept Wayne and Judy Boehrs written letter withdrawing the appeal from their Attorney. All in favor. Motion carried.

60 Day time Frame to Abate the Zoning and Nuisance Ordinance: Motion by Commissioner Keolker, seconded by Commissioner Srstka for 60 days to abate from today April 8th 2013 to remove property to industrial property. All in favor. Motion carried.

Approving Bills: Motion by Commissioner Srstka, seconded by Commissioner Keolker to approve March’s bills. All in favor. Motion carried.

MARCH’S PAYROLL:

FINANCE OFFICE $2404.85; GOV’T BLDGS $1453.12; STREET DEPT $2244.85; SNOW REMOVAL $10358.35; PEST/WEED CONTROL $274.78; LANDFILL $1097.16; CEMETERY $164.47; PARKS DEPT $87C3.89; LIBRARY $1495.10; MUSEUM $163.12; BAR/LQ STORE $14099.75; WATER DEPT $3720.36; SEWER DEPT $2630.53; TOTAL PAYROLL: $31660.33

CLAIMS:

212-79 $571.94, GOODS; AA COLLECTIONS $39.42 SERVICES; AVERA HEALTH PLANS $3141.41 INS; BAKER & TAYLOR BOOKS $242.91 BOOKS; BH POWER & LIGHT ELECTRICITY $4460.81; BH WEEKLY GROUP $569.51, SERVICES; BOOM CONCRETE $865.00 GOODS; BUTTE CO SHERIFF $3974.50 SERVICES; CARNEY SEAN $811.00 SERVICES; CASH-WA DISTRIBUTING $980.16,GOODS; CNA SURETY $593.49 SERVICES; COCA COLA BOTTLING CO $169.50 GOODS; CONWAY, RON $75.00 YARD WASTE DISPOSAL; CREDIT COLLECTIONS BUREAU $30.00, SERVICES; DAKOTA BUSINESS CENTER $118.27; EAGLE SALES $5629.55; ECOLAB PEST ELIMINATION $104.00 SERVICES; FAST BREAK SCREEN PRINTING $925.00 GOODS; FIRST NATIONAL BANK VISA $1000.06 GOODS; FISHER BEVERAGE $2142.90 SUPPLIES; FREDERICKSON LAW OFFICES $1105.50 SERVICES; HAWKINS $613.72; HD SUPPLY WATER WORKS $1338.12; HOMESTEAD MAINTENANCE $609.79 SERVICES; JOHNSON BROS $2569.21 GOODS; KEOLKER MICHAEL$84.75 GOODS; KILMER MIKE $70.00 SERVICES; MID CONTINENT TESTING LABS $60.75 SERVICES $60.75; MAIN STREET DESIGNS $1583.00 GOODS; NEWELL BAR $579.25; NEWELL RANCH SUPPLY $1423.84 GOODS; NEWELL SERVICE CENTER $237.32 SERVICE; NEWELL STOP N SHOP $208.89 GOODS; PARKER LARRY $122.08 GOODS, PEPSI $66.00 GOODS; PETTY CASH $ 18.37 GOODS; POSTMASTER $99.00 POSTAGE; QUILL $9.99 GOODS; REFUSE SOLUTIONS INC $4029.56 SERVICE; REPUBLIC BEVERAGE COMPANY $4351.40 GOODS; S & S ROADRUNNER $156.70 SERVICES; SANDCREEK PRINTING $501.02 GOODS; SD FEDERAL PROPERTY AGENCY $300.00 GOODS; SDML WORK COMP FUND $92.00 SERVICES SERVALL UNIFORM $293.08 GOODS; TEAM LABORATORY CHEMICAL $1382.00 GOODS; UNIVERSAL SPECIALTY PRODUCTS $2378.89 GOODS; VERIZON WIRELESS $95.94 SERVICE; WRCTC $509.20 SERVICES; GRAND TOTAL:$51569.92

Committee Reports: Finance Office: Finance Officer Parrow- Sheriff Office: Sheriff Lamphere- Liquor Store: Written report by Finance Officer Parrow – Museum: Written report by Museum Curator Velder - Library: Written report by Librarian Smith – Fire Department: Fire Chief Thornhill -Building Inspector/Ordinance Officer: Perry -Public Works: Foreman Parker - Ambulance: Commissioner Keolker. Motion by Commissioner Howie, seconded by Commissioner Adams to approve the committee reports. All in favor. Motion carried.

Citizen’s comments and concerns: Were heard and appreciated.

Commissioner’s comments and concerns: None were heard.

Christmas Banners: Motion by Commissioner Srstka, seconded by Commissioner Howie to go ahead and have letters sent out to businesses with options of having them purchases Christmas banners with their names put on them and to table the matter until the next meeting to see what the input of the businesses has been on the issue. All in favor. Motion carried.

Reading of Resolution No. 02-2013 A Resolution Establishing Water, Sewer, Garbage Payments, and Penalty’s Disconnections, Due Dates, Remote Reads and Water Meter Fees: Discussion was heard on whether to charge everyone “an all year round” water users a minimum water rate whether their water was on curb side or not or to just charge an “all year round” water bond and irrigation fee charge. With lots of discussion and thoughts to go over Commissioner Keolker made a Motion, seconded by Commissioner Srskta to table the Reading of Resolution No. 02-2013 A Resolution Establishing Water, Sewer, Garbage Payments, and Penalty’s Disconnections, Due Dates, Remote Reads and Water Meter Fees until Finance Officer Parrow could do some checking to see what some other towns charge. All in favor. Motion carried.

Avera Health Plan Renewal Agreement: Motion by Commissioner Adams, seconded by Commissioner Keolker to approve Mayor Wolff to sign the Avera Health plan renewal agreement. All in favor. Motion carried.

First Reading of Ordinance 2013-01 An Ordinance Amending the Zoning Ordinance Section 8 B. Permitted Uses #1: Motion by Commissioner Howe, seconded by Commissioner Srstka to approve First Reading of Ordinance 2013-01 An Ordinance Amending the Zoning Ordinance Section 8 B. Permitted Uses #1. All in favor. Motion Carried.

Motion to Work with Engineer to Prepare Plans and Specification for the Meter Project: Motion by Commissioner Adams, seconded by Commissioner Keolker to approve to hire Brosz Engineering as the City of Newell’s Engineer to prepare plans and specifications for the meter project. All in favor. Motion carried.

Spring Cleanup: Motion by Commission Keolker, seconded by Commissioner Howie to approve May 4, 2013 from 9 to noon as the City of Newell’s free cleanup day with a City of Newell’s water utility payment card and only rubble site accepted goods, tires with cost. May 18, 2013 will be a weather make up day. If you have any questions please call Finance Office. Please take advange of the free cleanup day to clean up Newell. All in favor. Motion carried.

Irrigation Water: Discussion was heard on possibly going to a voluntary odd and even system for the irrigation water. Motion by Commissioner Adams, seconded by Commissioner Howie to table the Irrigation water until the next meeting. All in favor. Motion carried.

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Summer Hire: Motion by Commissioner Howie, seconded by Commissioner Keolker to approve to hire Hope Komes for a summer hire as flexible hours at $10.00 an hour. All in favor. Motion carried.

Adjourn Meeting: Motion by Commissioner Keolker, seconded by Commissioner Adams to adjourn the April 8, 2013 regular Commissioners meeting at 8:40pm. All in favor. Motion carried.

Next regular meeting will be on Monday, May 13, 2013, at 7 p.m.

Jennifer Parrow, Finance Officer

Published: April 17, 2013

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Jennifer Parrow, Finance Officer

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Mike Wolff, Mayor

Published once at the total approximate cost of $75.89.

Published Wed., April 17, 2013

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