Woonsocket City Council proceedings

NOVEMBER 5, 2018, 7:00 P.M. MINUTES

The regular meeting of the Woonsocket City Council was called to order by the mayor, Richard Reider, at 7:00 p.m., Monday, November 5, 2018, with the following members present: Darin Kilcoin, Derek Foos, Garret Foos, Arin Boschee, Brandon Goergen, and Joel Rassel.

Motion by G. Foos, seconded by Boschee, to approve the agenda. Motion carried.

Rassel motioned, seconded by D. Foos, to approve the October 1, 2018, minutes. Motion carried.

Motion by Goergen, seconded by Boschee, to approve the October 15, 2018, minutes. Motion carried.

A motion was made by D. Foos, seconded by Kilcoin, to approve the September Financial Report. Motion carried.

Motion by G. Foos, seconded by Goergen, to approve the October Financial Report. The motion carried.

Motion by Rassel, seconded by D. Foos, to approve the following bills.

Brooks Oil  $340.80 Propane

TC Enterprise $94.86 Water

Tara Weber $144.88 General

Register of Deeds $64.00 Cemetery

Sanborn Weekly Journal $268.46 Publishing – September

Pfeifers $641.79 Shop

Carquest of Mitchell $44.46 Shop

ELO $12,950.00 Audit

Menards $844.05 Shop

NAPA $24.98 Shop

One Call $35.76 Shop

NorthWestern Energy $2,069.45 Utilities

Northwest Pipe Fitting $258.27 Sewer

Larson & Nipe $387.50 Professional

Lawson Products $174.23 Shop

Hoffman Well Repair $535.58 Sewer

Hawkins $710.23 Water

Images Unlimited $637.72 Tile

Express 2 $551.37 Shop

Department of Revenue $181.00 Water

Colonial Research $236.30 Sewer

AmeriPride $91.30 Shop

Department of Revenue $244.69 Sales Tax

First National Bank $2,014.88 Payroll Tax

South Dakota Retirement Plan $936.96 Retirement

Sanborn Weekly Journal $196.30 Publishing – October

Santel Communications $256.44 Telephone

Local Lumber $84.48 Shop

Waste Management $5,006.49 Garbage

Express Stop $4.67 Shop

KO’s Pro Service $61.90 Shop

Total: $30,093.80 

OLD BUSINESS

The council discussed the Campground and Bathhouse project.

The council discussed baskets at the lift station.

The council discussed getting a different crusher to crush the concrete at the dumpgrounds.

The council accepted the audit completed by ELO.

A motion was made by Rassel, seconded by Kilcoin, to approve the second reading of ordinance number 93-32 Amending Section 1 Relating To 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 January 1, 2019, shall be increased to $19.00.  That the gallonages shall be as follows;

For the first 2,500 gallons, there will be a $19.00 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 here in shall be made on the 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, 2019, shall be $28.00.  That the gallonages shall be as follows:

For the first 2,500 gallons, there will be a $28.00 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 the city water service provided, whether or not the customer makes use of City water. 

This Ordinance shall take effect January 1, 2019, and be enforced from and after its passage, approval and publication. 

Passed and approved this fifth day of November, 2018

Richard Reider, 

Mayor

ATTEST

Tara Weber, 

Finance Officer

SEAL

First Reading: October  1, 2018

Second Reading: November 5, 2018

Adopted: November 6, 2018

Published: November 22, 2018

The council discussed the new lights around the lake for the Christmas Holiday.

NEW BUSINESS

The council discussed the CD’s that were up for renewal. These will be renewed at the best rate available.

The council discussed the swans. We have found a place for them to be kept for the winter. Next spring we will be getting a pair back. 

Other items that were discussed were: burning down the building where the Elk Lots were, Mason Building and the shop work list.

With no further business to be discussed. Motion by Goergen, seconded by Rassel to adjourn the meeting. The meeting was adjourned at 7:50 p.m.

Richard Reider

Mayor

(SEAL):

Tara Weber

Finance Officer

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