Woonsocket City Council proceedings

September 2, 2019, Minutes

The regular meeting of the Woonsocket City Council was called to order by Mayor Richard Reider at 7:00 p.m., Monday, September 2, 2019, with the following members present: Joel Rassel, Derek Foos, Arin Boschee, Darin Kilcoin and Garret Foos. Brandon Goergen was absent.

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

Pool report was given by Sarah Jensen. The Council would like to thank her and the lifeguards for all their hard work this year in running a successful summer!

Motion by D. Foos, seconded by G. Foos, to approve the minutes of the August 12, 2019, meeting. Motion carried.

Tom Mitzel attended the meeting to discuss drainage for his property. Council agreed to have Richard Jensen make it possible for the water to flow down the natural drainage.

Council discussed cars. Letters have been sent.

Motion by Kilcoin, seconded by Rassel, to approve the July Financial Report. Motion carried.

Motion by Boschee, seconded by D. Foos, to approve the August Financial Report. Motion carried.

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

Waste Management $5,000.49 Garbage

Sanborn Weekly Journal $519.01 Publish (two months)

Menards $22.97 Shop

MCR Pools $1,745.47 Pool

Midwest Fire & Safety $162.00 Shop

Honda of Mitchell $314.00 Parks

Fastenal $196.00 Shop

Express Stop $847.00 Shop

Express 2 $472.30 Shop

Dakota Pump $2,219.65 Pumps

Colonial Research $354.68 Sewer

Scott Supply $207.50 Parks

Hawkins $1,337.64 Water

Benders $1,317.50 Sewer

Public Health $28.00 Water

Michael Todd $725.96 Streets

NorthWestern Energy $4,523.44 Utilities

First National Bank $4,613.97 Payroll Tax

South Dakota Retirement Plan $1,432.80 Retirement

Department of Revenue $181.62 Sales Tax

Total: $26,222.00 

OLD BUSINESS

Council discussed the streets.

Council discussed the 2020 Budget. Motion by D. Foos, seconded by G. Foos, to approve the first reading of the 2020 Budget. Motion carried.

Council discussed crushed concrete. Motion by Rassel, seconded by Kilcoin, to approve the amount of the bid opening from the Mitchell Bid Letting from Solbros Construction & Landscaping. Motion carried. Motion by G. Foos, seconded by Rassel to make crushed concrete available to the public for $10.00 per ton and the buyer pays for the hauling. 

Council discussed Drainage on the Highway. 

Council discussed smoke testing.

NEW BUSINESS

Council discussed crushed asphalt as part of the highway project. More information will be given for next month.

Council discussed a new mower. A quote will be provided for the next meeting.

Other items that were discussed were the bathhouse at the park and pool repairs.

Motion by Rassel, seconded by Kilcoin, to enter into executive session at 9:20 p.m. Motion carried.

Motion by Kilcoin, seconded by Rassel, to exit executive session at 9:50 p.m. Motion carried.

Motion by G. Foos, seconded D. Foos, to approve the following raises: Richard Jensen ($0.25) John Ames ($0.60) and Tara Weber ($0.25) starting 2020.

With no further business to be discussed, motion by Boschee, seconded by Rassel, to adjourn the meeting. The meeting was adjourned at 9:52 p.m.

Richard Reider

Mayor

(SEAL):

Tara Weber

Finance Officer

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