TOWN OF NEWELL
DECEMBER 12, 2011
The Town of Newell Commissioners met in a regular session at 5:00 pm, at City Hall. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Wolff followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Roll Call: Finance Officer Parrow called the roll call; Commissioner Adams, Commissioner Hocking, Commissioner Keolker, Commissioner Srstka and Mayor Wolff. All present except Commissioner Adams.
Adopt the agenda: Motion by Commissioner Hocking, 2nd by Commissioner Keolker; to approve the agenda. All in favor. Motion carried.
Minutes: Motion by Commissioner Keolker, 2nd by Commissioner Hocking; to approve the minutes of the November 12, 2011 regular Commissioners Meeting. All in favor. Motion carried.
Approving bills: Motion by Commissioner Keolker, 2nd by Commissioner Hocking; to approve November bills. Motion carried.
NOVEMBER PAYROLL: FINANCE OFFICE $1428.07;GOV’T BLDGS $895.91;STREET DEPT $1484.96;SNOW REMOVAL $688.19;PEST/WEED CONTROL $181.04;LANDFILL $724.32;CEMETERY $108.65;PARKS DEPT $579.54;LIBRARY $993.01;MUSEUM $215.80;BAR/LQ STORE $8524.73;WATER DEPT $2419.60;SEWER DEPT $1695.16- TOTAL PAYROLL $19938.98 CLAIMS: 212-79 $286.09 GOODS;AAA COLLECTIONS $13.00 SERVICES;AVERA HEALTH PLANS $2711.97 INS;BAKER & TAYLOR BOOKS $247.44; BOOKS;BANYON DATA SYSTEMS $770.00 SERVICES;BARNEY BARNES $44.44 GOODS;BH POWER & LIGHT ELECTRICITY$4274.38;BH WEEKLY GROUP $204.39 SERVICES; BOOM CONCRETE $42.00; BUTTE CO SHERIFF $3675.00 LAW ENFORCEMENT CONTRACT;CASH-WA DISTRUIBUTING $2588.70 GOODS;COCA COLA BOTTLING CO $174.00 GOODS;CONWAY,RON $50.00YARD WASTE DISPOSAL;CREDIT COLLECTIONS BUREAU $30.00 SERVICE;DAKOTA BACKUP $76.84 SERVICES;DAKOTA BUSINESS CENTER $41.72 SERVICES;EAGLE SALES $5142.07 GOODS;FIRST NATIONAL BANK VISA $326.48 GOODS;FISHER BEVERAGE $2271.43 SUPPLIES;HAMPTON CONSTRUCTION $469.20;HOMESTEAD MAINTENANCE $295.91SERVICES;JOHNSON BROS $2407.15 GOODS;KARI JAMES $217.66 MILEAGE;MARC $3429.39 GOODS;MAXSON JIM $33.62 WATER DEPOSIT RETERN;NEWELL BAR$20.20 LOTTO PAYOUT;NEWELLGROCERY STORE $74.90 GOODS;NEWELL RANCH SUPPLY $6142.15 GOODS;NEWELL STOP N SHOP $267.90 GOODS;NEWELL SERVICE CENTER $175.91 SERVICE;MCCARTHY CAROL $201.20 MILEAGE; MUNICIPAL LEAGUE$660.61;SD REG. LANDFILL $3303.58 SERVICES SERVICE;PARKER LAWRENCE $71.04 MILEAGE;PARROW JENNIFER $125.99 MILEAGE;PENWORTHY $135.41 GOODS;PEOPLE $116.07 GOODS;PEPSI-COLA $52.50 GOODS;PETTY CASH $61.02POSTAGE;POSTMASTER $87.00 POSTAGE; QUILL $46.44 GOODS;REFUSE SOLUTIONS INC $1943.45 SERVICES; REPUBLIC BEVERAGE COMPANY $6999.94GOODS;ROBBINS ALICE $48.25 WATER REFUND;S&S ROADRUNNER $149.20 GOODS;SAND CREEK PRINTING $512.05 GOODS;SD ASSOC OF RURAL WATER SYSTEM $50.00 SERVICES;SD DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION $46.08 GOODS;SDLA $15.00 DUES & FEES;SERVALL UNIFORM $242.77 GOODS;TJ LARSON $45.00 SERVICES;VELDER LINDA $55.55 MILEAGE;VERIZON WIRELESS $94.06 SERVICES;UNIVERSAL SPECIALTY PRODUCTS $1456.28 GOODS;WILLOW CREEK TAX $2000.00 SERVICES;WRCTC $534.94 : GRAND TOTAL: $55,557.37
Committee Reports: Sheriff Office: Sheriff’s report by Sheriff’s Office- Liquor Store: Written report - Museum: Written report by Museum Curator Velder Motion by Commissioner Srstka, 2nd by Commissioner Keolker to give a special recognition for all Linda Velder’s hard work in writing and helping the Butte County Post in their articles for the old building in the Town of Newell. All in favor Motion carried. - Library: Written Report by Librarian Smith – Fire Department: Fire Chief Howie– Building Inspector/Ordinance Officer: No report -Public Works: Foreman Parker -Landfill: Written report by McCarthy - Ambulance: Commissioner Hocking - Finance Office: Finance Officer Parrow. Motion by Commissioner Keolker, 2nd by Commissioner Srstka; to approve the committee reports. All in favor. Motion carried.
Second Access Door in Finance Office: Dicussion was heard on options to place the second access door in the finance office but nothing concurrent was set. Parker will measure and put some options down on paper and bring to the Commissioners.
Citizen’s comments and concerns: Were heard and appreciated.
Commissioner’s comments and concerns: Were heard and appreciated.
Ron and Dee Hise- Consider Rezoning a property: Ron and Dee came to the Commissioners asking the Commissioners if they would think about rezoning property 322 6th Street. They would like to buy it and put in a second hand store. Mayor Wolff informed them they would have to have a public hearing process and it would be a good idea to go to the neighbors of that property to see if they had any disputes with their ideas. Another business in town would be great.
First Reading of Ordinance 2011-03 Supplemental Appropriations Ordinance: Motion by Commissioner Hocking, 2nd by Commissioner Keolker; to approve the first reading of Supplemental Appropriation Ordinance 2011-03. All in favor. Motion carried.
Clinic Ramp: Parker stated that the clinic ramp needed to be replaced and hoped it would make it until spring. The Commissioners and Mayor Wolff all agreed to start looking and get some replacement costs.
Parkers Pay Raise for Wastewater Class I Exam: Motion by Commissioner Hocking, 2nd by Commissioner Keolker to approve Parker a $.29 raise retroactive passing his wastewater class I exam. All in favor. Motion carried.
Set Special Meeting for 2nd Reading of Ordinance 2011-03 Supplemental Appropriations Ordinance: A special meeting will be Dec 29, 2011 at 7:00 pm in the City Hall for the 2nd reading of the 2011-03 Supplemental Appropriations Ordinance.
Adjourn Meeting: Motion by Commissioner Keolker, 2nd by Commissioner Hocking; to adjourn the meeting at 6:13pm. All in favor. Motion carried.
A SPECIAL MEETING WILL BE ON THURSDAY DECEMBER 29, 2011 AT 7:00 PM
NEXT REGULAR MEETING WILL BE ON MONDAY JANUARY 9, 2012 AT 7:00 PM
Jennifer Parrow, Finance Officer
Published: December 21, 2011
Jennifer Parrow, Finance Officer Mike Wolff, Mayor
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