Public Notices

NOTICE OF VACANCY ON SCHOOL BOARD

WOONSOCKET SCHOOL DISTRICT #55-4

The following school board positions will become vacant due to the expiration of the present term of office or due to the resignation of the following school board members:

Jodi Doering – 

three-year term;

Todd Olinger – 

two-year term

Circulation of nominating petitions may begin on January 28, 2022, and petitions may be filed in the office of the business manager located at the Woonsocket High School building (101 N. 2nd Ave.) between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., central time not later than February 25th, 2022, at 5:00 p.m., or mailed by registered mail not later than the 25th day of February, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Crystal A. Selland

Business Manager

Woonsocket School 

District 55-4

Woonsocket City Council proceedings

Minutes - January 10, 2022

The regular meeting of the Woonsocket City Council was called to order by Mayor Richard Reider at 7:00 p.m., Monday, January 10, 2022, with the following members present: Darin Kilcoin, Arin Boschee, Derek Foos, Joel Rassel, and Elliott Ohlrogge. John Baysinger was absent. Finance officer Tara Weber was also present.

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

Motion by Rassel, seconded by Kilcoin, to approve the minutes from the December 13, 2021, meeting.Motion carried.

Motion by Boschee, seconded by Ohlrogge, to approve the minutes from the December 28, 2021, meeting. Motion carried.

Motion by Boschee, seconded by Foos, to approve the Financial Statement. Motion carried.

Motion by Rassel, seconded by Ohlrogge, to approve the end of the year bills.

Woony Foods $21.14 Shop

KO Pro Service $153.95 Shop

Milbank Winwater $1,064.85 Water

Express Stop $44.03 Shop

Menards $293.75 Shop

McLeod’s $28.20 Shop

Express 2 $965.70 Shop

Alpena Co-op $2,014.70 Propane

A-ox Welding $125.50 Shop

Santel Communications $260.55 Phone

Hawkins $40.00 Water

One Call Systems $10.08 Shop

TC Enterprises $71.43 Shop

NorthWestern Energy $3,979.63 Utility

Public Health Lab $2,428.00 Water

Runnings $154.02 Shop

First National Bank of Omaha $2,151.22 Payroll Tax

Department of Revenue $287.91 Sales Tax

South Dakota Retirement Plan $1,029.12 Retirement

Sanborn Weekly Journal $157.57 Publishing

Motion by Rassel, seconded by Boschee, to approve the following bill for January 2022; motion carried:

South Dakota Department of Agriculture & Natural Resources $650.00 Permit

Woonsocket Water Festival $2,000.00 2022

Community Building $7,000.00 2022

Sanborn County Sheriff $21,000.00 2022

OLD BUSINESS

Mayor Reider discussed the maintenance that was needed on the backhoe and the maintainer. 

Weber informed the Council that the 2020 Audit was completed. Just waiting on the final findings.

The Council discussed a Christmas Party on the 21st of January.

Motion by Rassel, seconded by Boschee, to approve the second reading of the supplemental budget ordinance for 2021. Motion carried.

ORDINANCE 21-03

2021 SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET ORDINANCE

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WOONSOCKET, SANBORN COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA, AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1: That the following is appropriated to meet the obligations of the municipality, City of Woonsocket, South Dakota.

43110 Streets $65,000.00

Total Appropriations: $65,000.00

SECTION 2: That the following is a summary by fund of the appropriated amounts and the means to finance them:

Second Penny $65,000.00

Total Appropriations: $65,000.00

THIS ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT AND BE IN FORCE FROM AND AFTER ITS PASSAGE, APPROVAL AND PUBLICATION.

PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 10th DAY OF January, 2022.

Richard Reider,

Mayor

ATTEST

Tara Weber,

Finance Officer

(SEAL)

First Reading: December 28, 2021

Second Reading: January 10, 2022

Adopted: January 10, 2022

Published: January 20, 2022

Motion by Boschee, seconded by Rassel to approve the second reading for the supplemental budget for 2021.

ORDINANCE 21-03

2021 SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET ORDINANCE

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WOONSOCKET, SANBORN COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA, AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1:  That the following is appropriated to meet the obligations of the municipality, City of Woonsocket, South Dakota.

41470 General Government $6,000.00

45200 Parks $8,000.00

Total Appropriations: $14,000.00

SECTION 2: That the following is a summary by fund of the appropriated amounts and the means to finance them:

Contingency $14,000.00

Total Appropriations: $14,000.00

THIS ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT AND BE IN FORCE FROM AND AFTER ITS PASSAGE, APPROVAL AND PUBLICATION.

PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 10th DAY OF January, 2022.

Richard Reider,

Mayor

ATTEST:

Tara Weber,

Finance Officer

(SEAL)

First Reading: December 28, 2021

Second Reading: January 10, 2022

Adopted: January 10, 2022

Published: January 20, 2022

NEW BUSINESS

Motion by Ohlrogge, seconded by Boschee to approve the following salaries for 2022; motion carried:

Richard Jensen (21 years) – $20.60 per hour, plus $700.00 insurance allowance;

John Ames (five years) – $17.00 per hour, plus $700.00 insurance allowance;

Tara Weber (21 years) – $17.25 per hour plus $700.00 insurance allowance, $50.00 per special meeting;

Donald Jemming – $905.00 per month, plus $700.00 insurance allowance;

Jeanette Luthi – $50.00 per month;

Mayor – $2,400.00 per year, $50.00 per special meeting;

Council member – $1,250.00 per year, $50.00 per special meeting.

Weber informed the council of the upcoming election. The election will be held on Tuesday, April 12th, with the following positions available: Mayor, Councilmember Ward I, Councilmember Ward II, Councilmember Ward III.

Mayor Reider informed the council of a possible water leak by Jeff Tiede’s.

Motion by Boschee, seconded by Foos, to approve the quote from DB Electric to change the lights in the shop to LED fixtures in the amount of $7,000.00. Motion carried.

Council discussed projects that are scheduled for 2022.

With no further business to be discussed, motion by Ohlrogge, seconded by Kilcoin, to adjourn the meeting. The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m.

Richard Reider

Mayor

(SEAL)

Tara Weber

Finance Officer

The Town of Artesian Council met on January 11, 2022, in regular session at the Artesian Community Center. Council Member Kurt Effling called the meeting to order with Council Member Travis King and Candi Danek present. Also present were Finance Officer Molly Ebersdorfer, Tom Fridley, Mike Salathe, Andrew and Kaleigh Zoss, and Josh Starzman.

Motion by Danek, seconded by King, to approve the agenda. Motion carried.  

Public Participation: None

The minutes of the December 14, 2021, meeting were read, financial reports were read and vouchers were presented; motion to approve by Danek, seconded by King; motion carried.  

Vouchers: USDA Loan $1,116.00; Xcel Energy Utilities $1,017.77; Danek, Candace Payroll $110.82; Ebersdorfer, Molly Payroll $646.45; Effling, Kurt Payroll $110.82; Fridley, Tom Payroll $651.38; King, Travis Payroll $110.82; Artesian Fire Department Rent $125.00; Dawson Construction Inc Utilities $1,148.44; Farmers Elevator Co Streets $1,123.30; Insurance Store General $710.00; IRS Payroll $678.74; Wingen’s Garage Streets $13.59.

Fridley gave a report on streets and lagoons; Code Enforcement – None.  

New Business:  Motion by Danek, seconded by King, to set the Town Election date at April 12, 2022. Effling – aye, Danek – aye, King – aye.  Motion carried. 

Kurt Effling’s term is up for re-election, three-year term.

Motion to approve by Danek, seconded by King, that Regular Town board meetings will be held the second Tuesday of each month at the Artesian Community Center at 7:30 p.m. Regular depository is CorTrust Bank, Artesian, S.D. Official publication – Sanborn Weekly Journal. Regular meeting attendance – $40.00 per meeting. Finance Officer Salary – $700.00/ month. Maintenance/Mowing/Snow removal – $18.00 per hour. Sewer wage – $18.00 per hour. Mileage – 48.5 cents per mile. $50.00 per hour tractor/wages snow removal. Lawn mowing of $50.00 per hour; motion carried.

Motion by Danek, seconded by King, to approve the 2022 Artesian Volunteer Fireman roster and workers compensation coverage for all volunteers listed on the roster. Motion carried.

Motion by King, seconded by Danek, to accept the Town of Artesian Equipment List. Motion carried. 

Motion by King, seconded by Danek, to get payoff of USDA Loan for February 8, 2022, payoff date. Motion carried.

There being no further business brought before the council, motion by Danek, seconded by King, to adjourn; motion carried.

Molly Ebersdorfer

City of Artesian,

Finance Officer Kurt Effling

Council Member

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