City of Big Stone City Council Proceedings

September 3, 2019
7:00 p.m.
    The Big Stone City council met in regular session Tuesday, September 3, 2019. Meeting began at 7:00 p.m. with Mayor Wiik presiding. Roll Call: Henderson, Redfield, Stecker, Hughes and Brown present and McMahon was absent. Others present: William E. Coester, Emily Sigler, Glenda Loeschke, Robert Goergen, Gary Longhenry, Teresa Goergen, Joe Gagnon, Randy Athey, Julie Enstad and Kevin Owen.
    The Pledge of Allegiance and the South Dakota State Pledge were recited.  Motion to accept the minutes from the August meeting was made by Henderson and seconded by Hughes. All in favor, motion carried.
    The following claims were presented for payment:
    PRINCIPAL LIFE, $65.64, Life Insurance; REPUBLIC BEVERAGE COMPANY, $1,306.60, Off Sale; MISSOURI BASIN MUNICIPAL /S-1w, $30,707.42, charges for services; MISSOURI RIVER ENERGY SERVICES, $18,900.00, Charges for Services; DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, $11,784.75, charges for services; AFLAC, $337.35; FARNER BOCKEN COMPANY, $1,815.75, Supplies; REPUBLIC BEVERAGE COMPANY, $1,523.53, Off Sale; SD CHILD SUPPORT, $353.08, Payroll Withholding; SD CHILD SUPPORT, $353.08. Payroll Withholding; INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, $5,672.88, August payroll tax withholding Payroll; BIG STONE LAKE AREA CHAMBER OF., $60.00, Corn Fest Buttons; BORDER STATES ELECTRIC SUPPLY, $384.33; CINTAS CORPORATION, $158.06, supplies; CITY OF BIG STONE CITY, $4,596.01, Water  20-931-00-9; COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO., $138.75, Pop; CONROY ELECTRIC INC, $161.88, Supplies; DAKOTA SUPPLY GROUP, $331.76, supplies; HENRY GIMMESTAD, $40.00, Repairs; MILBANK WINWATER WORKS, $1,565.67, Water supplies; MISSOURI RIVER ENERGY SERVICES, $2,025.00, Misc. Services; PEPSI COLA CO. OF ORTONVILLE, $458.51, Pop; PROGRESSIVE COLLISION & GLASS, $445.47, repair window; STURDEVANT AUTO PARTS, $575.24, Supplies; WASTE MANAGEMEN- CITY ACCTS, $4,178.92, 6080009-1766-6; AMANDA EBNERT, $80.00, Summer Rec; BIG STONE AREA HARDWARE, $223.97, supplies; BORDER STATES COOPERATIVE, $521.53, DIESEL; CITY OF BIG STONE CITY, $225.00, Customer Deposit; COESTER LAW OFFICE, $1,359.00, Monthly Retainer; CONROY ELECTRIC INC, $161.88, supplies; DAKOTA SUPPLY GROUP, $138.64, Repair Kit; GRANITE ICE, $87.00, Liquor Store; GRANT COUNTY REVIEW, $162.56, Advertising; GRANT ROBERTS RURAL WATER, $13,009.00, Services; JOHNSON BROTHERS FAMOUS BRANDS, $5,900.36, Off Sale Liquor; KDIO AM 1350, $490.00, Advertising; MAC DADDY’S DRIVE IN, $674.20, Streets 50% #1; MIDWEST IRRIGATION & ELECTRIC, $1,018.22; ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT, $590.00, Police Officer ad; POSTMASTER, $25.50, Water Sample; SOUTH DAKOTA LOTTERY, $100.00, Renewal Fee; TD&C INC, $351.00, Ice; VALLEY SHOPPER, $651.00, Advertising; WESCO DISTRIBUTION INC., $735.94, Supplies; WILDUNG IMPLEMENT, $62.85, Mower Blades; POSTMASTER, $200.20, Postcard Stamps; ALLY CAT ALLEY, $150.00, Advertising; BIG STONE LAKE AREA CHAMBER OF., $75.00, Advertising; BORDER STATES ELECTRIC SUPPLY, $932.27, Supplies; CINTAS CORPORATION, $276.77, Supplies; DONNA VAN HOUT, $224.86, Insurance Refund; ELLWEIN BROTHERS INC., $2,848.50, On/off sale beer 1/2; FERGUSON WATER WORKS, $4,699.62, Supplies; GRANITE ICE, $184.10, Supplies; JOHNSON BROTHERS FAMOUS BRANDS, $1,646.84, Off Sale Liquor; NICK’S TREE SERVICE, $250.00, Services; PLUNKETT’S PEST CONTROL., $81.78, Pest Control; PORTER DISTRIBUTING CO., $288.60, On Sale Beer 60%; QUILL CORPORATION, $145.75, Supplies Community Center/Finance Office; RUSTY ANCHOR PRODUCTS LLC, $106.00, Liquor; SOUTH DAKOTA ONE CALL, $10.08, Services; THE SHOP, $848.15, Service; WESCO DISTRIBUTION INC., $202.79, Supplies; XEROX CORP. COPIER, $20.86, Copies; ADVANCED ASSET ALLIANCE, $78.14, nsf m.hambrick; BANK OF AMERICA, $146.39, Supplies; BERNATELLO’S PIZZA INC, $91.00, Supplies; CINTAS CORPORATION, $158.06, Supplies; COESTER LAW OFFICE, $2,150.00, professional services; CONROY ELECTRIC INC, $1,091.03, Services; DAKOTA PUMP INC., $3,063.37, Supplies-Lift 2; ELLWEIN BROTHERS INC., $6,758.40, On/off Sale beer 1/2; GRANITE ICE, $103.00, Supplies; GRANT COUNTY REVIEW, $198.18, advertising; HARRY’S FROZEN FOODS, $190.00, Pizzas; HARTMAN’S SUPERVALU FOODS, $96.32, Dish Care, Towels; HEALTH POOL OF SOUTH DAKOTA, $4,733.36, Group Insurance; JOHNSON BROTHERS FAMOUS BRANDS, $914.60, Off Sale Liquor; LOCATORS & SUPPLIES INC., $157.74, Paint; MAC DADDY’S DRIVE IN, $766.13, Police; MIDCO BUSINESS, $557.75, Sewer Telephone; MILBANK WINWATER WORKS, $1,565.67, supplies; MISSOURI RIVER ENERGY SERVICES, $3,150.00, Locate; NORTHWESTERN ENERGY, $39.48, Gas Bill- Sewer Lift Station; PORTER DISTRIBUTING CO., $458.20, Off Sale Beer; PRO IMAGE PARTNERS INC., $3,300.00, promotion; General Fund 101 , $11,018.53, August Payroll; Liquor Fund 601, $6,574.47, August Payroll; Water Fund 602, $1,289.68, August Payroll; Electric Fund 603, $3,555.16, August Payroll; Sewer Fund 604, $1,183.07, August Payroll
    Motion to pay the presented claims was made by Henderson and seconded by Stecker.  Voting in favor:  Henderson, Redfield, Brown, Hughes and Stecker. Motion carried.    
    Sheriff Owen attended the meeting and further explained the agreement between the City of Big Stone and Grant County to supply our police protection. A motion was made by Henderson and seconded by Redfield to accept the agreement with the county. All in favor. Motion carried.
    A motion was made by Stecker and seconded by Hughes to approve the 2020 audit draft. All in favor. Motion carried.
    A motion was made by Hughes and seconded by Redfield to table the review of the 2020 budget until all committees review. All in favor. Motion carried.     
    The Legal Seminar for the MRES was brought to a vote. Henderson made the motion to send Mr. Coester and seconded by Redfield. In favor, Henderson, Redfield, and Brown. Opposed Stecker and Hughes. Motion carried.
    The parallel parking issue on Main Street was resolved by the street committee.
    Emily Sigler was hired as the new Finance Officer.
    Rules for calling a special meeting were discussed and a motion was made by Redfield and seconded by Henderson. In favor, Henderson and Redfield. Opposed, Stecker, Brown, and Hughes. Motion denied. A motion was made by Henderson and seconded by Redfield to table this discussion until next meeting when more information can be provided. All in favor. Motion carried.
    The council regretfully accepted the resignation of Officer Snell. Snell has offered to continue help filling in if needed.
    Complaints have been filed about the up keep of yards in the City. Letters will be going out to residents with yards that need attention.
    Being no further business a motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Henderson and seconded by Stecker. All in favor. Motion carried.
/s/ Deb Wiik, Mayor
ATTEST:
/s/ Emily Sigler
Finance Officer
    Published once at an approximate cost of $67.41.

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