City of Big Stone City Council Proceedings • July 12, 2021

City of Big Stone City Council Proceedings • July 12, 2021

 

 

July 12, 2021
6:30 p.m.
The Big Stone City council met in regular session on Monday July 12, 2021 meeting began at 6:30 p.m. with Mayor Athey presiding. Roll Call: Roscoe, Stoddard, Brown, Rabe and Redfield present. Longhenry absent. Others present: George Boos, Bryan Austin, Bob Athey, Maria Loughlin, Pat Kaiser, Teresa Georgen, Margaret Kuefler, Jerry Seezs, Janet Athey, Wayne Larson, Paul Unruff, Alan Adelman, Mike Hughes, Earl Lundin, Jim Mathews, Ryan Bakeberg, Mike Mach, William Tostenson, Betty Zahnow, Bob Zahnow, Deb Wiik, Phil Degriff, Peg Degriff, Doug Steugel, Craig Schneidermann, Allison Schneidermann, Nathan Henrich, Molly Henrich and TJ Rabe.   
The Pledge of Allegiance and the South Dakota State Pledge were recited. Motion to accept the minutes from the June 7th meeting was made by Redfield and seconded by Rabe. All in favor. Motion carried. 
Mayor Athey read aloud a letter from councilman Gary Longhenry to the board and the public. Longhenry has resigned his duties as councilman effective immediately. 
Bid hearing for the city Dodge Durango 2006, was announced by Mayor Athey. There were 3 bids for the vehicle. A motion was to accept the highest bid of $752 from Monty Athey by Roscoe and seconded by Stoddard. All in favor. Motion carried. 
A public  hearing was held for a variance for William Wright Jr. at 1230 Travelers Ave, lots 3,4,5. Variance is to place a new 22’ travel trailer on the lots during the summer months (May-Oct). A motion to approve the variance was made by Redfield and seconded by Stoddard. All those in favor, Roscoe, Redfield, Brown, and Stoddard. Opposed, Rabe. Motion carried. 
Public Hearing for wine liquor license for Sly’s Bar Grill & Casino LLC,  was retracted due to owners request to withdraw the application. 
Motion to pay the presented claims was made by Brown and seconded by Rabe. All in favor. Motion carried.  
AMERICAN LEGAL, $2,000.00; BERGER’S WELDING INC., $1,071.60; BERNATELLOS, $121.50; BIG STONE AREA HARDWARE, $784.76; BIG STONE COUNTY, $2,568.50; BOOS JENNEN LAW FIRM, $1,200.00; BORDERS STATES, $4,042.85; CHS, $733.88; CINTAS, $111.79; CINTAS, $111.79; COCA-COLA, $366.00; CORPORATE WAREHOUSE, $1,039.75; DAVES CONSTRUCTION, $58,781.22; ELLWEIN BROTHERS INC, $9,909.55; FERGUSON WATERWORKS, $10,759.31; GCC READY MIX, $1,207.50; GRANITE ICE, $280.50; GRANT COUNTY REVIEW, $1,005.24; GRANT ROBERTS RURAL WATER SYSTEMS, $12,388.00; HARRY’S FROZEN PIZZA, $481.50; HEALTH POOL OF SD, $6,793.65; INFOTECH, $470.00; INSURANCE SOLUTIONS PLUS, $133.00; INTERSTATE POWER SYSTEMS, $129.26; IRBY, $71.22; JACOBSEN TREE EXPERTS, $9,200.00; JOHNSON BROTHERS, $1,099.30; JOHNSON BROTHERS, $9,579.51; KDIO, $200.00; LOCATORS AND SUPPLIES, $105.69; MICHAEL PRIBBENOW, $50.00; MIDCO, $126.80; MIDWEST IRRIGATION & ELECTRIC, $1,643.07; MISSOURI RIVERS ENERGY SERVICES, $3,433.00; NELSON ELECTRIC, INC., $423.41; ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT, $541.86; PEPSI, $258.24; PORTER DISTRIBUTING CO, $1,879.65; POSTMASTER, $156.67; QUILL, $71.99; QUILL, $131.77; QUILL, $27.49; RONGLIEN EXCAVATING, INC, $127.50; RONGLIEN EXCAVATING, INC, $1,560.60; RUNNINGS, $258.94; SD GAME, FISH & PARKS, $208.00; SILVER SPRINGS, $528.08; SOUTH DAKOTA ONE CALL, $30.24; SOUTH DAKOTA RETIREMENT, $3,547.28; SOUTH DAKOTA RETIREMENT, $3,547.28; STURDEVANTS, $257.90; VALLEY SHOPPER, $520.80; VERIZON, $103.02; WESCO, $2,743.13; WESCO, $856.85; XEROX, $43.65; GENERAL FUND 101,  $5,597.21; LIQUOR FUND 601, $4,406.12; WATER FUND 602, $841.22; ELECTRIC FUND 603, $2,478.34; SEWER FUND 604, $744.75; AFLAC, $224.50; DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, $23,560.20; FARNER BOCKEN COMPANY, $807.43; INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, $9,262.21; MIDCO BUSINESS, $948.54; MISSOURI BASIN MPA, $9,877.50; MISSOURI BASIN MUNICIPAL, $92.82; PRINCIPAL LIFE, $71.78; REPUBLIC BEVERAGE COMPANY, $2,268.00; SOUTH DAKOTA DEPT OF REVENUE, $7,528.82; SOUTHERN GLAZERS OF SD, $1,282.27; WASTEMANAGEMENT, $5,006.80; WORLDPAY, $327.69 
Sheriff Deputy Ryan Bakeberg gave the following report for June: Hours worked within city: 98 hours. Responded to suspicious activity, traffic complaint, assault investigation, dog complaint, hit and run accident, eviction notice, medical call, welfare check. 6 traffic warnings and 3 traffic citation. 
Deb Wiik addressed the public about questions revolving around the Chautauqua Park Project. Greg Maag from first district was present to answer questions and explain where the project is at and what it hopes to accomplish. According to Maag the city must get an updated cost estimate to move further to phase one of the project and more information will be available after doing so. After discussion, city council agreed to first get a quote on what it will cost the city to run an estimated cost before committing. Councilmen Rabe has taken initiative to reach out to Bollig. Decision to move forward to phase one will be decided at the next meeting. 
A motion to accept seconding reading of ordinance 2021-06 was made by Roscoe and seconded by Redfield. All in favor. Motion carried. 
A motion to accept seconding reading of ordinance 2021-07 was made by Redfield and seconded by Stoddard. All in favor. Motion carried.
A motion to accept seconding reading of ordinance 2021-08 was made by Roscoe and seconded by Brown. All in favor. Motion carried.
Temporary ordinance regarding the issuance of local medical cannabis establishment permits and/or licenses. A motion to accept to have the first reading was made by Redfield and seconded by Brown. All in favor. Motion carried.
A motion to table Insurance Solutions umbrella policy for the city and to increase the property value of the Fire Department until next meeting was made by Rabe and seconded Stoddard. All in favor. Motion Carried. 
    Being no further business a motion to adjourn regular session and go into executive session was made by Redfield and seconded by Brown. All in favor, motion carried. 
/s/ Randy Athey, Mayor
ATTEST:
/s/ Maria Loughlin
Finance Officer
 

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