Artesian Town Board proceedings

Unapproved Minutes - December 7, 2016

The Town of Artesian Council met on December 7, 2016 in regular session at the Artesian Community Center. Council Member Effling called the meeting to order with Council Members Danek and Richard, T. Fridley and Finance Officer G. Effling present.
The minutes of the November 2, 2016, meeting were read; motion to approve by Richard, seconded by Danek, motion carried. Finance Officer reports were read;  motion to approve by Danek, seconded by Richard, motion carried. The following vouchers were presented for the month:
Monthly Disbursements, November 30, 2016:
USDA, Sanitation $711.67, Sanitation $404.33
TOWN OF ARTESIAN, Sanitation $157.73
DAWSON CONSTRUCTION, Sanitation $1,019.51
FIRE DEPARTMENT, General $125.00
TOM FRIDLEY, General $252.00, Sanitation $140.00
GWEN EFFLING, General $500.00
XCEL, General $1,084.51
SD MUNICIPAL LEAGUE, General $154.17
LARSON & NIPE, General $20.00
MENARDS, General $204.72
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, General $32.28, General $33.15
CNA SURETY, General $136.50
TRACTOR SUPPLY CO., General $99.00
Total: $5,336.32
Old Business:
Committee Reports:
Lagoon: Waiting for the arrival of the replacement pump for the lift station.
Garbage/Sewer: Discussion on proper garbage receptacles and location of receptacles. Only burnable items may go to the city dump – no tires, lawn mowers, finished wood siding, etc.
Streets: In good condition for winter.
Discussion on burning vacated structures.
Discussion on city insurance coverage.
Discussion on joining the Municipality League. Motion was made by Danek, seconded by Richard.
Liquor License was reviewed.
New Business: Discussion on the Workmans Comp Insurance Policy and need a current listing of members of the Artesian Volunteer Fire Department.  Discussion on smoking of the sewer system.
The next meeting will be January 4, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Artesian Community Center. There being no further business brought before the Council, motion by Danek, seconded by Richard, meeting adjourned. Motion carried.
Gwen Effling
Finance Officer
Kurt Effling

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