Woonsocket City Council proceedings

April 4, 2016

The regular meeting of the Woonsocket City Council was called to order by Mayor Lindy Peterson at 7:00 p.m., Monday, April 4, 2016, with the following members present: John Ames, Brandon Goergen, Richard Regynski, Don Schmidt and Richard Reider.
Motion by Goergen, seconded by Ames, to approve the agenda. Motion carried.
Motion by Goergen, seconded by Regynski, to approve the March 7, 2016 minutes. Motion carried.
Motion by Schmidt, seconded by Ames, to approve the March 21, 2016 minutes. Motion carried.
Motion by Schmidt, seconded by Regynski, to approve the February Financial Statement. Motion carried.
Motion by Steichen, seconded by Ames, to approve the March Financial Statement. Motion carried.
Motion by Schmidt, seconded by Steichen, to approve the following bills:
Ameripride  $70.00 General
Banyon Data System $295.00 Software Maintenance
Express 2 $479.97 Shop
Department of Revenue $232.00 Water
Fastenal $32.33 Shop
Milbank Winwater $10,818.97 Water
Sanborn Weekly Journal $168.85 Publishing
Santel Communications $280.85 Phone/Computer
SD Federal Property $83.00  Shop
Waste Management $4,784.78 Garbage
Todd Snedeker $1,657.84 Snow
SDML $40.00 Conference
Richard Jensen $33.30 Mileage
RDO $943.68 Shop
Farnams $49.99 Shop
Northwest Pipe Fitting $764.80  Water
Local Lumber $43.09 Shop
NAPA $318.28 Shop
Brian Feistner $605.00 Streets
Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources $20.00 Classes
Colonial Research $2,453.95  Sewer
Honda $79.92 Shop
TMA $1,130.73 Shop
Big E Auto $149.76 Shop
SD Retirement Plan $869.76 Retirement
First National Bank $1,862.41 Payroll Tax
Department of Revenue $173.51 Sales Tax
Richard Regynski $33.30 Mileage
NorthWestern Energy $5,474.34 Utilities
Total: $33,949.41
The following Seniors attended the meeting and the council took questions from them for their Government Class: Brady Tiede, Jacob Fouberg, Tayla Weber and Rex Schlicht.
OLD BUSINESS
Council discussed the Cemetery.
Council discussed abandoned cars. Letters will be sent.
Motion by Goergen, seconded by Steichen, to approve the second reading of Ordinance #93-32 Amending Water Rates.
AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE NO 93-32
AMENDING SECTION 1 RELATING TO WATER RATES.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WOONSOCKET, SOUTH DAKOTA:
That Section 1 of Ordinance No. 93-32 shall be amended to read as follows, to-wit:
Section 1.  That the minimum monthly charge to water users effective May 1, 2016, shall be increased to $18.00.  That the gallonages shall be as follows;
For the first 2,500 gallons, there will be a $18.00 minimum.
Subsequently, there will be a charge of $5.00 for the next 1,000 gallons, and $4.00 for every 1,000 gallons up to 40,000 gallons, chargeable in increments of 500 gallons.
Further, the monthly minimum charge established herein shall be made on City water service provided, whether or not the customer makes use of City water.
This Ordinance shall take effect and be enforced from and after its passage, approval and publication.
Section 2. That the minimum monthly charge to water users outside the city limits effective January 1, 2010, shall be $26.00.  That the gallonages shall be as follows:
For the first 2,500 gallons, there will be a $26.00 minimum.
Subsequently, there will be a $5.00 per 1,000 gallons, above the 2,500 minimum, up to 40,000 gallons, chargeable in increments of 500 gallons.
Further, the monthly minimum charge established herein shall be made on City water service provided, whether or not the customer makes use of City water.
This Ordinance shall take effect May 1, 2016 and be in force from and after its passage, approval and publication.
Passed and approved April 4, 2016.
Lindy Peterson
Mayor
ATTEST
Tara Weber
Finance Officer
SEAL
First Reading: March 7, 2016
Second Reading: April 4, 2016
Adopted: April 4, 2016
Published: April 14, 2016
Council discussed the antenna for the fire department.
Council discussed the Equalization meeting.
Regynski and Ames gave a report from the District 2 meeting.
Motion by Regynski, seconded by Ames, to accept the Audit as presented by ELO. Motion carried.
NEW BUSINESS
Council discussed the Dumpground and Campground.
Council discussed upcoming street projects. Motion by Goergen, seconded by Reider, to allocated $20,000 for Crack Sealing. Motion carried.
Council approved Richard Jensen and Donald Jemmings to attend a Mosquito Workshop in Mitchell.
Council discussed summer help.
Council discussed Iron Pile.
Motion by Regynski, seconded by Steichen, to approve the following Malt Beverage Renewals:
Express 2-Off Sale Package Malt Beverage
Express Stop-On/Off Sale Package Malt Beverage
Woony Foods-On/Off Sale Package Malt Beverage
Motion by Regynski, seconded by Schmidt, to declare the 1990 Dodge Dakota Pickup surplus valued at $300.00 Sealed bids will be accepted until May 2, 2016 at the City office. Bids will be opened Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Motion carried.
Council discussed Lift Station/Pumphouse-Tabled
Council discussed animals running at large. Letters will be sent.
Motion by Goergen, seconded by Steichen, to approve the bill for the Water Main Loop from Evers Excavation in the amount of $30,000.00.  Motion carried.
Discussion was held on the following items: Signs, Community Center, Christmas Decorations, Council Members.
With no further business to be discussed. Motion by Steichen, seconded by Schmidt, to adjourn the meeting at 9:30 p.m.
Lindy Peterson
Mayor
Tara Weber
Finance Officer

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