Woonsocket City Council proceedings

February 4, 2013

The regular meeting of the Woonsocket City Council was called to order by Mayor Lindy Peterson at 7:00 p.m. Monday, February 4, 2013 at the Woonsocket City Council Room with the following members present: Richard Reider, Richard Regynski, John Ames, Don Schmidt, Brandon Goergen and Jim Steichen.
Motion by Goergen, seconded by Ames, to approve the agenda. Motion carried.
Motion by Ames, seconded by Steichen, to approve the January 7, 2013 minutes. Motion carried.
Motion by Schmidt, seconded by Ames, to approve the end of the year financials. Motion carried.
Motion by Reider, seconded by Schmidt, to approve the January financials. Motion carried.
Motion by Reider, seconded by Regynski, to approve the following bills.
Bierschbach Equipment, $544.64 Shop
Darin’s Market, $61.06 Shop
Colonial Research, $466.86 Sewer
Express 2, $518.28 Shop
Express Stop, $27.00 Shop
Fastenal Company, $72.57 Shop
Farmers Alliance, $1,192.00 Propane
Hawkins, $20.00 Water
Larson & Nipe, $407.25 Professional
Lower James RC&D, $65.00 Membership
Menards, $3.56 Shop
McLeods,  $93.61 Election/Supplies
NorthWestern Power Service,  $2,553.90 Utilities
Pullman Well Drilling,  $618.12 Water
SD Federal Property, $251.00 Shop
Supplemental Retirement,  $180.00 Steve
Santel Communications,  $237.12 Phone
One Call,  $12.21 Shop
Sanborn County Sheriff,  $20,000.00 Law-Enforcement
South Dakota Retirement Plan,  $942.32 January
First National Bank South Dakota, $1,885.17 January Payroll Tax
Department of Revenue,  $245.80 Sales Tax/Water
Waste Management,  $3,719.14 Garbage
Total  $34,116.61
Payroll Dis
Water        $2,395.63
Sewer        $1,251.40
General    $2,563.72
Dock – Tabled.
Employee Evaluations – Tabled.
Weber/Peterson presented the initial audit findings.
The following items were listed as surplus property: John Deere Mower (2) $3,000.00, Ford 604 Tractor $2,000.00, Finish mower $500.00. Sealed bids will be opened at the April meeting.
Council discussed the Cemetery Road.
Council discussed water meters.
Motion by Regynski, seconded by Schmidt, to approve the second reading of ordinance 93-05. Motion carried.
• That Ordinance No. 93-05 shall be amended to read as follows, to-wit:
It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, offer for sale, shoot, or cause to be discharged or exploded, any firecracker or other similar explosive device, or to aide and abet in the doing thereof on Lake Prior and city property adjacent to Lake Prior. Upon conviction for violation of this Ordinance the individual shall be punished by paying a fine of not more than Two Hundred Dollars ($200).
This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage, approval and publication.
Passed and approved this  4th day of February 2013.
City Finance
First Reading: August 6, 2012.
Second Reading: February 4, 2013.
Adopted: February 4, 2013.
Published: February 14, 2013.
Council discussed the upcoming election.
Motion by Ames, seconded by Steichen, to approve the 2013 Law Enforcement Agreement with Sanborn County.  Motion carried.
Council discussed the pool.
Council discussed Christmas lights.
Council discussed the NorthWestern Power Service bill.
Motion by Schmidt, seconded by Goergen, to approve the first reading of Ordinance 93-14 fixing the salary of the Finance Officer. Motion carried.
The following items were topics for discussion: water shut-off notices, residents, animals, fire hydrants, Jake Brake signs, natural gas options.
With no further business to be discussed. Motion by Steichen, seconded by Schmidt, to adjourn the meeting. The meeting was adjourned at 8:45 p.m.
Lindy Peterson
Tara Weber
Finance Officer

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