Woonsocket City Council proceedings

May 1, 2017 minutes - 7:00 PM

The regular meeting of the Woonsocket City Council was called to order by Mayor Lindy Peterson, Monday, May 1, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. with the following members present: Richard Regynski, Jim Steichen, Joel Rassel, John Ames, Richard Reider and Brandon Goergen. Also present was Derek Foos and Darin Kilcoin.
Motion by Rassel, seconded by Ames, to approve the Agenda. Motion carried.
Motion by Goergen, seconded by Reider, to approve the April 3, 2017, Minutes. Motion carried.
Motion by Rassel, seconded by Steichen, to approve the April 12, 2017, Minutes. Motion carried.
Motion by Steichen, seconded by Ames, to approve the Financial Statement. Motion carried.
Motion by Regynski, seconded by Rassel, to approve the following bills.
Express 2 $160.32 Shop
Dakota Pump $816.33 Water
Woony Foods $2.78 Shop
Santel $334.17 Phone/Computer
SD Federal Property $32.00 Shop
Register of Deeds $60.00 Cemetery
Runnings $159.99 Parks
NAPA $10.58 Shop
Macs $45.96 Shop
Honda of Mitchell $350.15 Streets
Menards $332.99 Shop
Marc Olson $250.00 Cemetery
Larson & Nipe $550.00 Professional
KO Pro Service $13.34 Shop
Hurd Alignment $85.00 Shop
Hawkins $100.00 Water
Express Stop $85.86 Shop
Department of Revenue $28.00 Water
Department of Energy and Natural Resources $750.00 Water
Dougs Custom $107.98 Streets
Carquest of Mitchell $129.41 Shop
Brooks Oil $561.00 Propane
Ameripride $105.51 Shop
Waste Management $6,988.91 Garbage
First National Bank $1,569.28 Payroll Tax
SD Retirement $658.56 Retirement
Department of Revenue $234.88 Sales Tax
NorthWestern Energy $2,685.26 Utilities
Total: $17,208.26
OLD BUSINESS
Council discussed the cold storage.
Council discussed the streets.
Council discussed the Mason Building. Bills will be sent out this month.
Motion by Goergen, seconded by Rassel, to approve the second reading of Ordinance #93-17. Motion carried.
Council discussed the Planter at the lake.
Council discussed City Wide Cleanup.
Council discussed and approved the renewal of the Combined School/Public Library agreement.
Mayor Lindy Peterson thanked Richard Regynski for his 20 years of service on the City Council. His dedication and commitment to our community is greatly appreciated.
NEW BUSINESS
John Ames, having been nominated to office, took his oath of office and was seated as Councilmember Ward I for two years.
Joel Rassel, having been nominated to office, took his oath of office and was seated as Councilmember Ward II for two years.
Derek Foos, having been nominated to office, took his oath of office and was seated as Councilmember Ward III for two years.
Motion by Rassel, seconded by Goergen, to accept the resignation of John Ames effective immediately. Motion carried.
Motion by Goergen, seconded by Steichen, to approve the appointment of Darin Kilcoin to Councilmember Ward I for one year. Motion carried.
Darin Kilcoin, having been appointed to office, took his oath of office as was seated as Councilmember Ward I for one year.
Motion by Steichen, seconded by Reider to approve John Ames as City Maintenance Worker at $12.00 per hour. Motion carried.
Mayor Peterson announced the following persons 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, Sarah Lieber; Water, Sewer, Streets and Maintenance, Richard Jensen and John Ames; Dumpground Caretaker, Donald Jemming; Official Newspaper, Sanborn Weekly Journal; Official Depository, First National Bank of South Dakota and Dakotaland Federal Credit Union.
Nominations were held for President of the Council, motion by Rassel, seconded by Steichen to nominate Richard Reider. With no other nominations, motion by Goergen, seconded by Foos to cast unanimous  ballot. Motion carried.
Nominations were held for Vice President of the Council. Motion by Reider, seconded by Steichen, to nominate Joel Rassel. With no other nominations, motion by Goergen, seconded by Foos, to cast unanimous ballot. Motion carried.
Council discussed city employees. Motion by Steichen, seconded by Reider to move Eric Hill to Dumpground caretaker and hire Matt Henderson to mow full time. Motion carried.
Motion by Rassel, seconded by Kilcoin, to approve the following items to be sold at the Sanborn County Surplus Sale. Motion carried:
Weed Eater (value $10.00)
Topper (value $50.00)
Ford Tractor (value $2,000.00)
Council discussed the Cemetery.
Council discussed Cars.
Council discussed the Siren.
Council discussed the phone policy.
Council discussed Shop Work List.
Council discussed Jake Brakes.
Council discussed Fourth of July schedule.
With no further business to be discussed, motion by Steichen, seconded by Foos, to adjourn the meeting. Meeting was adjourned at 8:35 p.m.
Tara Weber
Finance Officer
Lindy Peterson
Mayor

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