Letcher Town Board proceedings

August 25th, 2019

Mayor Mark Chada called the meeting to order with Ed Hoffman, Angie Larson, and Angie Meier in attendance. Guests were Gary and Faye Blindauer.

A motion was made by Larson, seconded by Hoffman, carried, to approve August 6th, 2019, minutes as read.

A motion was made by Hoffman, seconded by Larson, carried, to approve the financials as presented.

Old Business: Discussion was held on past due accounts.  

Discussion was held on updating the SEMS information for Rural Development.  

South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems stopped by and gave information regarding SD Warn and seeing if the Town of Letcher wanted to sign up for this program. A motion was made by Hoffman, seconded by Larson, carried, to approve to sign up for SD Warn. Paper work was filled out. Greg from SD Water Systems will stop and pick up the required paperwork.  

Discussion was held on the Water Sample Report. 

The electricity at the Ball Park will be turned off. 

The Board sent over FEMA paperwork.  

New Business: 

Discussion was held with G. & F. Blindauer regarding water drainage. The board members went over the plan. They are going to discuss and make a decision on helping with the cost of installation to help with the water drainage. 

Discussion was held on the water sample report. 

Discussion was held on past due accounts. 

Discussion was held on contracting propane for 2020. A motion was made by Larson, seconded by Hoffman, carried, to approve to contract 3,000 gallons with Brooks Oil for 2020. 

Board members went over the 2020 Budget for the Town of Letcher: General Fund, Water Fund, and the Sewer Fund. Some changes are going to be made and brought to the next board meeting on September 9th.

A motion was made by Hoffman, seconded by Larson, carried, to approve the following claims for payment: General AND WATER/SEWER: Menards – $194.99 – Supplies, Davison Rural Water – $2,329.05 – Water Used, Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield – $2,242.25 – Health Insurance, Dawson Construction – $3,491.28 – Streets – Gravel & Blading, Public Health Laboratory – $15.00 – Water Sample, Sanborn Weekly Journal – $137.50 – Advertising Minutes, Buckshots – $321.86 – Fuel, USDA – $156.00 – Tower Loan, On-Sight – $92.65 – Security Cameras, NorthWestern Energy – $839.93: Community Center – $242.86, Rossy Park – $27.07, Lagoon – $15.00, Street Lights – $466.51, Water Valve – $12.53, Ball Park – $48.59, Water Plant – $27.37.

The next board meeting will be held on September 9, 2019.

Angie Meier

Finance Officer

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