Woonsocket City Council proceedings

August 5, 2013

The regular meeting of the Woonsocket City Council was called to order by Mayor Lindy Peterson at 7:00 p.m. Monday, August 5, 2013 with the following members present: Richard Reider, Richard Regynski, John Ames, Don Schmidt, Brandon Goergen and Jim Steichen.
Motion by Schmidt, seconded by Goergen, to approve the agenda. Motion carried.
Motion by Ames, seconded by Steichen, to approve the July 1, 2013 Minutes.  Motion carried.
Motion by Regynski, seconded by Schmidt, to approve the financial statement. Motion carried.
Motion by Reider, seconded by Ames, to approve the following bills.
Larson & Nipe $2,959.00 Professional
Local Lumber $192.28 Shop
KO’s Pro Service $59.50 Shop
Honda of Mitchell $147.75 Parks
Hawkins $4,523.30 Pool/Water
Fastenal $17.64 Shop
NAPA $119.79 Shop
Express Stop $571.47 Shop
Express 2 $992.06 Shop
Doug’s Custom Paint & Body  $125.49 Parks
Dakota Pump $382.65 Lift Station
Dakota Fire Equipment $164.00 General
Dick’s Welding $3,850.00 Dock/Parks
DB Electric $424.30 General
Colonial Research $17.98 Spray
Commercial Asphalt $328.25 Streets
Carquest of Mitchell $135.50 Shop
Chesterman $207.75 Parks
Christ Locksmithing $36.25 Shop
Business Forms & Accounting  $330.28  Utility Bills
Menards $899.83 Shop
HD Supply Waterworks $2,389.22 Fire Hydrant
Mitchell Concrete $581.00 Streets
Micheal Todd $712.51 Dump/Parks
Mitchell Iron & Supply $60.50 Shop
Milbank Winwater Works $1,210.00  Water
MC&R, Pools $602.77 Pool
Harve’s $38.95 Parks
NorthWestern Power Service $3,219.35 Utility
Sun Gold Trophies $69.00 Dock/Parks
Northwest Pipe Fitting $335.28 Water
Running’s $949.95 Shop
SD Association of Rural Water $380.00 Membership
Patterson Portable Toilets $260.00 Parks
One Call Systems $24.42 Shop
Scott Supply  $2.76 Shop
Santel Communications $460.15 Phone
Sanborn Weekly Journal $269.69 Publishing
SD Federal Property $315.00 Shop
SD Public Assurance Alliance  $22.00  Insurance
SD Wheat Growers $320.88 Spray
Department of Revenue $65.00 Water
Waste Management $10,646.66 Garbage
Department of Revenue $241.67 Sales Tax
Supplemental Retirement $180.00 Steve
SD Retirement Plan $1,251.12 Retirement
First National Bank South Dakota $4,104.29 Payroll Tax
All Spray Foam $11,957.16 Shop Roof
Richard Jensen $250.00 Mileage
OLD BUSINESS
Employee Evaluation – Tabled.
Old Water Tower – Tabled.
Council discussed water rates and water meters. More discussion will be held next month.
Motion by Schmidt, seconded by Goergen, to accept the petition that was filed by a resident in regards to vacating the City roadway, which exists between Lots Four through Eleven (4-11), inclusive, Block Ninety (90) of the First Addition of the City of Woonsocket, Sanborn County, South Dakota, and the North Seventy-Five Feet (N.75’) of the Lots Five through Ten (5-10), inclusive, Block One Hundred (100) of the First Addition of the City of Woonsocket, Sanborn County, South Dakota. A public hearing was set for September 9th at 7:30 p.m. Motion carried.
Motion by Regynski, seconded by Steichen, to approve the second reading of Ordinance 93-19 as amended. Motion carried.
AMENDMENT TO
ORDINANCE NO. 93-19
ADDING SECTION 4 RELATING TO VICIOUS OR DISEASED ANIMALS AND AMENDING PREVIOUS SECTION 4 TO SECTION 5 RELATING TO PENALTY.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WOONSOCKET, SOUTH DAKOTA:
1. That section 4 of Ordinance No. 93-19 shall be added to read as follows, to-wit:
“Section 4. Vicious or Diseased Animals
A. Vicious animals prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any person to keep, maintain or have in their possession or under their control within the city any vicious animal.
B. Vicious animal defined. Any animal which, according to records of the appropriate authority, has inflicted serious injury on a human being on public or private property. Any animal, according to records of appropriate authority, has killed or seriously injured a domestic animal while OFF of the owners property. Any animal owned or harbored primarily or in part for the purpose of fighting, or any animal trained for fighting. Any animal which chases or approaches a person upon the streets, sidewalks, or any public or private property in a menacing fashion or apparent attitude of attack.
Any animal of a known propensity, tendency, or disposition to attack, to cause injury, or to otherwise threaten the safety of human beings or animals.”
AMENDING SECTION 4 TO SECTION 5
2. That Section 5 of Ordinance No. 93-19 shall be added to read as follows, to-wit:
“Section 5. PENALTY: Any person violating any of the provisions of this Chapter, shall, upon a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of One Hundred Dollars ($100); upon a second conviction, a fine of Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($250) and upon a third conviction, a fine of Five Hundred Dollars ($500) and up to thirty (30) days in jail.”
This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage, approval and publication.
Passed and approved this  5th day of August  2013.
Lindy Peterson
Mayor
ATTEST:
Tara Weber
Finance Officer
First Reading: July 1, 2013.
Second Reading: August 5, 2013.
Adopted: August 5, 2013.
Published: August 15, 2013.
Council discussed benches and lights for the path around the lake.
Council discussed Jake brake signs.
Council discussed empty lots that the City owns.
Council discussed the swans.
NEW BUSINESS
Motion by Ames, seconded by Schmidt, to approve the temporary easement as set forth in the agreement with the State of South Dakota located over and across the real property as described: Lot 13 in Block 32; Lot 24 in Block 32; and Lot 18 in Block 33 original Town of Woonsocket, Sanborn County, South Dakota in the amount of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00). Motion carried.
Council discussed cleaning up a residence in the community. Tabled.
The Council held discussions on the following items: ditch north of town, city building, storm drain and lagoon land.
With no further business to be discussed. Motion by Reider, seconded by Schmidt to adjourn the meeting. Meeting adjourned at 9:10 p.m.
Lindy Peterson
Mayor
(SEAL):
Tara Weber
Finance Officer

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