Woonsocket City Council proceedings

May 4, 2015
The regular meeting of the Woonsocket City Council was called to order by President Richard Reider at 7:00 p.m. Monday, May 4, 2015 with the following members present: Richard Regynski, Don Schmidt, Brandon Goergen, Jim Steichen and John Ames. Lindy Peterson was absent.
The following Woonsocket High School students were also present: Tate Ziebart and Ty Swenson.
Motion by Goergen, seconded by Ames, to approve the agenda. Motion carried.
Mr. Bruce, along with Woonsocket Elementary Students, met with the council to discuss bird houses that they wanted to put around the lake. The Students did a great job on their presentation and the council was in favor of their project.
Motion by Regynski, seconded by Ames, to approve the April 6, 2015 minutes. Motion carried.
Motion by Goergen, seconded by Schmidt, to approve the financial statement. Motion carried.
Motion by Steichen, seconded by Regynski, to approve the following bills.
Ameripride, $64.62 Shop
Supplemental Retirement, $180.00 Steve
Northwest Pipe Fitting,  $39.88 Shop
Michael Todd & Company, $470.51 Shop
Mueller Systems, $712.50 Water/Sewer
Milbank Winwater, $179.17 Water
Menards, $162.77 Shop
Larson & Nipe, $50.00 Professional
Hawkins Water Treatment, $1,245.00 Water
Express 2, $187.10 Shop
Colonial Research Chemical,  $364.77 Sewer
Express Stop, $49.40 Shop
Runnings Supply, $271.93 Parks
Honda of Mitchell,  $326.98 Parks
Santel Communication, $259.42     Phone/Computer
NorthWestern Power Service, $2,114.41 Utilities
SD Retirement, $952.32 Retirement
Department of Revenue,   $196.47 Sales Tax
First National Bank SD, $1,932.06 Payroll Tax
Total: $9,759.31
Jason Coenen met with the council to discuss an Emergency Management Meeting which will be held on June 18 at Dakota State University. Mayor Peterson will attend.
NEW BUSINESS
John Ames, having been nominated to office, took his oath of office and was seated as Councilmember Ward I for two years.
Don Schmidt, having been nominated to office, took his oath of office and was seated as Councilmember Ward II for two years.
Richard Regysnki, having been nominated to office, took his oath of office and was seated as Councilmember Ward III for two years.
President Reider announced the following person heretofore appointed to their respective offices without being required to re-qualify as follows: City Attorney, Jeff Larson; Finance Officer, Tara Weber; Cemetery Sexton, Marc Olson; Librarian, Pat Larson; Water, Sewer, Streets and Maintenance, Richard Jensen and Steve Tiede; Dumpground Caretaker, Donald Jemming; Official Newspaper, Sanborn Weekly Journal; Official Depository, First National Bank South Dakota and Dakotaland Federal Credit Union.
Nominations were held for President of the Council. Richard Reider was nominated, with no other nomination. Motion by Regynski, seconded by Goergen, to approve Richard Reider as President. Motion carried.
Nomination were held for Vice President of the Council. Richard Regynski was nominated, with no other nomination. Motion by Goergen, seconded by Schmidt, to approve Richard Regynski as Vice President. Motion carried.
Council discussed summer help.
Council discussed the dumpgrounds. May 1st through May 30th will be free dump.
Motion by Goergen, seconded by Steichen, to approve Dakota Roadhouse and Lounge a Temporary Liquor License for the Alumni Banquet at the Community Center. Motion carried.
Council discussed animals at large. Letters will be sent to the owners.
Council discussed the streets.
Council discussed the iron pile at the dumpgrounds.
Council discussed the Fire Department flushing the fire hydrants. This will be done during their work night.
Council discussed the Community Center Expansion meeting.
Council discussed the Annual Community Club Clean-up. Motion by Goergen, seconded by Ames, to donate $300.00 to the community club for their efforts.  Motion carried.
Council discussed the pool.
Council discussed a new swingset at the playground by the lake.
Council discussed installing nine additional lights around the lake.
With no further business to be discussed, motion by Steichen, seconded by Schmidt, to adjourn the meeting. The meeting was adjourned at 9:00 p.m.
Richard Reider
President
(SEAL):
Tara Weber
Finance Officer

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