Gettysburg City Council held regular meeting Feb. 3
Gettysburg, South Dakota
February 3, 2013
Pursuant to the due call and notice thereof, the City Council met in regular session on February 3, 2013 at 7:00 PM. Those present Mayor Bill Wuttke, Bryan Hause, Dawn Nagel, and Kenny Goebel, Ron Larson and Fran VanBockel. Also present was Russell Anderson, Maint. Supervisor, Sharleen Eliason, Finance Officer, Bill Wainman, Chief of Police, Donna Davis and Ted Dickey from NECOG.
Moved by Goebel, VanBockel seconded, motion carried to approve the minutes of January 6th.
Moved by VanBockel, seconded by Larson motioned carried to pay voucher bills and the following late bills to be paid later: CamWal, welcome sign, $11.25; Galls, police supplies, $159.99; Gettysburg Chamber, dues, $25.00; Holzwarth Sales and Service, maint. supplies, $941.44; PC Treasures, 1/2 teletype, $1,125.00; True Value, supplies, $283.26; Schlachter, supplies, $65.95; Vilas, supplies, $57.47; SD Police Chief Assoc, workshop, $75.00, for a total of $ 2744.36.
Payroll Expense by Department:
Total Payroll Expense by Department
Mayor & Council, January Payroll, $4,935.84; Finance Office, January Payroll, 4,141.82; Police, January Payroll, 6,061.56; Streets, January Payroll, 4,218.27; Snow Removal, January Payroll, 1,447.26; Garbage, January Payroll, 280.20; Airport, January Payroll, 00.00;
Swimming Pool, January Payroll, 00.00; Parks, January Payroll 00.00; Water, January Payroll, 3,071.73; Sewer, January Payroll, 1,888.52; Ambulance, January Payroll, 152.62; West Nile, January Payroll, 98.52; Auditorium, January Payroll, 00.00.
Total Payroll Expense
by Department $26,296.34
NET PAYROLL $18,157.86
AFLAC, CANCER INS., $396.67; A & B BUSINESS, PRINTER-POLICE, 995.00; AVERA GETTYSBURG HOSP, RN FEES AMBULANCE, 250.00; AVERA GETTYSBURG HOSP, RN FEES AMBULANCE, 150.00; AVERA QUEEN OF PEACE, EMPLOYEE TESTING, 61.40; BANK OF THE WEST, WITHHOLDING TAXES, 2,618.04; BANK OF THE WEST, WITHHOLDING TAXES, 4,327.60;
BANYON DATA SYSTEMS, UTILITIES SUPPORT, 1,090.00; BLIESE MACHINE SHOP, SUPPLIES, 510.18; BRIGHT SHOTS, POLICE SUPPLIES, 77.66; CAM WAL ELECTRIC, WELCOME SIGN, 10.75; CITY OF GETTYSBURG, WATER DEP-LECHETTE, 100.00; COMPANION LIFE, LIFE INS, 38.44; DAKOTA BACKUP, COMPUTER BACKUP, 64.54;
DAKOTACARE, INSURANCE, 6,340.61; DCI CREDIT SERVICE, DEDUCTION, 150.00; DEANS REPAIR, POLICE SUPPLIES, 97.01; DIVISION OF AGRICULTURAL SER, GREG GERBER W SHOP, 60.00; DAKOTA FARM & RANCH, SUPPLIES, 1,108.55; ED WAGER, FIRE HALL REPAIR, 540.32; EMERGENCY MEDICAL PROD, SUPPLIES, 231.15;
GAS N GOODIES, POLICE SUPPLIES, 13.00; GETTYSBURG DEVELOPMENT CO, TRIPLE B TAX, 2,165.96; HEARTLAND WASTE, GARBAGE, 4,937.22; LOGAN ELECTRIC, REPAIR FIRE SIREN, 521.67; MARCO INC, SUPPLIES COPIER, 117.25; MID DAKOTA WATER, WATER, 13,314.10; MIDWAY PARTS, PARTS, 39.33; MN WIRELESS, WIRELESS, 71.00;
MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES, LIGHTS, 5,360.33; NEW CREATIONS, SUPPLIES, 194.41; NORTHERN PLAINS COOP, SUPPLIES, 18.87; NORTHWEST PIPE FITTINGS, SUPPLIES, 918.95; POTTER COUNTY AUDITOR, NECOG DUES, 581.00; PRAXAIR, SUPPLIES, 185.04; SCHLACHTER LUMBER, SUPPLIES, 442.78;
SD DEPT OF REVENUE, SALES TAX, 400.28; SD DEPT OF REVENUE, WATER CHECKS, 26.00; SD RETIREMENT, RETIREMENT, 2,867.30; SDWWA, DUES, 20.00; SERVALL UNIFORM, RUGS, 73.52; SOUTH DAKOTA ONE CALL, WATER LOCATES, 3.33; US POSTMASTER, WATER BILLS, 165.79; VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS, PHONES, 732.17; VERIZON WIRELESS, CELL PHONES, 260.80; WEX BANK, AMBULANCE FUEL, 72.32; WILLIAM WAINMAN, SUPPLIES, 570.27.
TOTAL CHECKS $71,448.47
At this appointed time the meeting was opened to the public for an application from the Burg Inc. for the Package Off-Sale License. Moved by VanBockel, Goebel seconded motion carried to approve this license.
Ted Dickey, NECOG was present to answer any questions from the Council. Moved by Hause, VanBockel seconded motion carried to have Russell Anderson obtain a cost estimate from Goldsmith & Heck for a project of relining the sewers for a possible grant due in July. NECOG will send an email outlining the information needed (telephone surveys) for this project. Moved by Nagel, Hause seconded, motion carried to have Russell Anderson obtain quotes from engineer Goldsmith for the cost involved for the streets by the school. The City will reapply for the Community Access Block grant (July 15th date for applications that will be for the grant year of 2015). The auditorium was discussed with NECOG regarding grants that are available. The Auditorium could be used by several youth groups for 4 H and other youth activities. Ted Dickey advised the Council to get updated cost estimates for this project and he will check into grants. Moved by Goebel, VanBockel seconded motion carried to update our cost estimates through HKG.
Council member VanBockel has other commitments on Wednesday nights and can no longer attend the GWBDC meetings. Mayor Wuttke appointed Council members Hause and Goebel to attend the GWBDC meetings held on the third Wednesday of each month. Moved by Nagel, Hause seconded, motion carried to approve these appointments. Moved by Goebel, Nagel seconded motion carried to approve the letter Mayor Wuttke sent GWBDC confirming what information the City would like to receive from them.
Chief of Police Wainman asked the council to surplus the HP Office Jet 6500 wireless printer as it is no longer usable. Chief Wainman asked the council’s permission to attend the Police Chiefs meeting in Deadwood. Moved by VanBockel, Nagel seconded motion carried to approve.
Russell Anderson asked for a motion to surplus the old paper trailer (1984) as the floor is unsafe. Moved by Goebel, Hause seconded motion carried to declare this as surplus.
Moved by VanBockel, Goebel seconded motion carried to lease the pay loader from North Central for an annual rental rate of $34,920.00 for up to 1,000 hours (continuation of County Bid from March 2010.) Jensen Rock and Sand will honor the bid from the contract last year of asphalt paving for $118.00 per ton. Moved by VanBockel, Goebel seconded motion carried to have streets done this year at that bid price.
Fuel bids was presented to the Council:
North Central Farmers: Unleaded 87 – $3.066 gal.; 10%, Ruby Fieldmaster #2 – $3.79 gal.
Moved by Hause, Nagel seconded, motion carried to accept.
The airport will be having a project for public parking and access road construction this year. Goldsmith & Heck Engineering Inc. sent the city the documents for the design and bidding assistance agreement for the total cost of $13,116.00. Moved by Goebel, Hause seconded motion carried to approve this proposal. The DOT sent an agreement for the Pavement Maintenance agreement for the airport for the project number 3-46-4600-18-2203. The estimated cost to the city will be $1,730.06 which will be taken out of the airport fuel tax fund. Moved by Goebel, Larson seconded motion carried to accept this agreement.
Moved by Nagel, seconded by VanBockel motion carried to advertise in the Potter County News for seasonal help for the swimming pool. Applications can be accepted until February 28th at noon.
Ambulance write offs were presented to the council due to Medicare in the amount of $66.23, due to Medicaid $557.62, due to United Collections $1,135.62 for a total of $1,759.47. Moved by Nagel, VanBockel seconded, motion carried.
Maas Foundation gave a donation to the City for the new ambulance in the amount of $50,0000.00. Moved by VanBockel, Larson seconded motion carried to do an ordinance next month to place this in restricted funds.
Moved by Nagel, Hause seconded motion carried to place an ad in the Potter County News to advertise for seasonal cleaning duties for the park, fire hall and airport with application deadline of February 28th at 12:00 noon.
The Firemen sent their rooster listing for the fireman for 2014. The hot water boiler needs repaired. Moved by Goebel, Nagel seconded motion carried to have Zuber install the correct size of tank for the boiler.
Finance Officer Eliason presented the Council December cash balances and the expenses and revenue for year end.
Moved by Goebel, VanBockel seconded motion carried to adjourn at 8:40 PM into executive session for personnel according to SDCL 1-25-2-1. Out of executive session at 9:17 PM.
Moved by Nagel, Hause seconded motion carried to appoint Mick Bliese for Ward 3 to fill the term until the next general election in April 2014.
Moved by Hause, Nagel seconded motion carried (VanBockel-nay) that in the future no city employee or Council member shall be responsible for recorders other than the City’s recorders for the taping of minutes. The City does have all the minutes on tape and anyone is welcome to listen to the tapes.
There being no further business moved by Hause, Goebel second, motion carried to adjourn at 9:15PM.
Bill Wuttke, Mayor
Sharleen Eliason, Finance Officer
Published once at the total approximate cost of $94.34