City of Big Stone City Council Proceedings • October 5, 2020

City of Big Stone City Council Proceedings

 

October 5, 2020
6:30 p.m.
The Big Stone City council met in regular session on Monday, October 5, 2020. Meeting began at 6:30 p.m. with Mayor Wiik presiding. Roll Call: Roscoe, Athey, Redfield, Brown and Longhenry present. Stecker absent. Others present: George Boos, Bob Athey, Bob Goergen, Emily Sigler, Ryan Bakeburg, Ritch Noble, Jon Garrow, Teresa Goergen, Julie Enstad, Pat Kaiser, Sylvester Kaiser, Margaret Kuefler, Earl Lundin, Bill Wiik and Bill Voeltz. 
The Pledge of Allegiance and the South Dakota State Pledge were recited. Motion to accept the minutes from the September meeting was made by Redfield and seconded by Athey. All in favor. Motion carried. 
The following claims were presented for payment.
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, $2,804.78, Payroll Taxes; WASTE MANAGEMENT-RES.CONTRACT, $4,228.45, Sep-20; PRINCIPAL LIFE, $71.78, Life Insurance; AFLAC, $224.50, Aflac; SOUTHERN GLAZERS OF SD, $536.20, Liquor; MISSOURI BASIN MPA - TSA, $9,679.50, Aug-20; DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, $19,637.49, Aug-20; MISSOURI BASIN MUNICIPAL /S-1, $17,580.95, Aug-20; PRINCIPAL LIFE, $71.78, Life Insurance; REPUBLIC BEVERAGE COMPANY, $289.50; REPUBLIC BEVERAGE COMPANY, $394.00; REPUBLIC BEVERAGE COMPANY, $1,174.79; FARNER BOCKEN COMPANY, $1,040.81, Supplies; INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, $2,789.61, Payroll Taxes; SOUTH DAKOTA DEPT OF REVENUE, $6,373.68, Municipal Light and Power; SOUTH DAKOTA DEPT OF REVENUE, $2,702.70, Municipal Liquor Store; SOUTHERN GLAZERS OF SD, $3,934.78, On Sale Liquor; MAC DADDY’S DRIVE IN, $599.99; MIDCO BUSINESS, $474.36; O’KAYES, $635.00, Whirlpool Fridge; POSTMASTER, $125.30, Monthly Utility Mailing; ABE DORRY, $100.00, Water Heater Rebate; ART ENGSTROM, $100.00, Water Heater Rebate; BANK OF AMERICA, $222.05; BANYON DATA SYSTEMS INC., $795.00, Banyon Support-Payroll; BERNATELLO’S PIZZA INC, $198.50, Pizza; BIG STONE AREA HARDWARE, $108.15; BIG STONE CITY SCHOOL, $250.00, MRES Rebate; BLUE360 MEDIA, $89.75, SD Criminal/Traffic Book; BOLLIG INC., $356.25, Pumphouse easement survey; BORDER STATES INDUSTRIES INC, $3,345.24, Electric Supplies; BREWSTERS BUILDING CENTER, $3,713.15; CHS, $521.53; CINTAS CORPORATION, $553.54; CITY OF BIG STONE CITY, $4,338.93, Utility Bills; COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO., $156.25, Pop; COESTER LAW OFFICE, $50.00, Easement; CONROY ELECTRIC INC, $112.96; CORPORATE WAREHOUSE SUPPLY, $519.85, Toner; DAKOTA SUPPLY GROUP, $3,445.28, Electric Supplies; ELLWEIN BROTHERS INC., $14,830.00; GRANITE ICE, $60.00, Ice; GRANT COUNTY AUDITOR, $7,500.00, October 2020 Sheriff’s Contract; GRANT COUNTY REVIEW, $282.53; GRANT COUNTY WEED BOARD, $250.00, Mosquito Fogging; GRANT ROBERTS RURAL WATER, $8,269.00, Charges for Services; HARRYS FROZEN FOODS, $373.00, Pizzas; HARTMANS SUPERVALU FOODS, $234.63; HEALTH POOL OF SD, $6,890.38, Health Insurance; INFOTECH SOLUTIONS, $385.00, August Computer; INSURANCE SOLUTIONS PLUS, $21.00, 2020 Zodiac; IRBY TOOL & SAFETY, $199.30, Testing Electrical Equipment; JIM DANDY SNACK FOOD CO., $81.00, Jerky; JOHNSON BROTHERS FAMOUS BRANDS, $4,553.73; KDIO, $540.00, Monthly Advertising; KEVIN COOPER, $200.00, Water Heater Rebate; MAC DADDY’S DRIVE IN, $465.07; MICAH JOHNSON, $75.00, UB Deposit Refund; MIDCO BUSINESS, $41.43, Sewer Telephone; MIDCO BUSINESS, $41.43, Sewer Telephone; MIDWEST IRRIGATION & ELECTRIC, $1,820.59, Electric; MILBANK WINWATER WORKS, $14.54, Coupler; MISSOURI RIVER ENERGY SERVICES, $3,384.00, August Services/Hours; NORTHWESTERN ENERGY, $38.40; ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT, $532.00; PEPSI COLA CO. OF ORTONVILLE, $501.94, Pop; PLUNKETT’S PEST CONTROL, $81.78, Pest Control; PORTER DISTRIBUTING CO., $1,234.80; POSTMASTER, $26.35, Water Sample; POSTMASTER, $26.35, Water Sample; QUILL CORPORATION, $96.94, Supplies; RONGLIEN EXCAVATING, INC, $7,885.27; RUSTY ANCHOR PRODUCTS LLC, $53.00, Bloody Mary Mix; SD DEPT OF GAME, FISH & PARKS, $50.00, Monthly Billing; SOUTH DAKOTA ONE CALL, $14.56, Locates; SOUTH DAKOTA RETIREMENT SYSTEM, $1,984.62; STEVES LANDSCAPING, $105.00, Anchoring Staples; STURDEVANT AUTO PARTS, $378.87; T & R ELECTRIC INC., $2,705.00, VFI switchgear; VALLEY SHOPPER, $483.60, Advertising; VERIZON WIRELESS, $140.44; WESCO RECEIVABLES CORP., $4,755.90, Underground wire; XEROX CORPORATION, $31.27, Monthly Maintenance/supply; General 101, $11,362.95, September Payroll; Liquor 601, $6,659.75, September Payroll; Water 602, $1,252.49, September Payroll; Electric 603, $3,588.39, September Payroll; Sewer 604, $1,139.76, September Payroll
Motion to pay the presented claims was made by Longhenry and seconded by Brown. All in favor. Motion carried.
Deputy Ryan Bakeburg gave the following report for September: Hours worked within city: 109. Citations: 1. Warnings: 7. This month we responded to: A noise complaint, two welfare checks, a disorderly complaint, and a commercial burglar alarm. 
Officer Goergen gave the following report for September: Total hours: 36. Activity/Incidents: One lost and found property, four animal complaints, two agency assists, one suspicious person, one suspicious activity incident, one traffic complaint, one residence check, two open doors, one car vs deer accident, and one stalking investigation. 
A motion was made by Athey and seconded by Redfield to continue with the Sheriff’s Office contract. All in favor. Motion carried. 
Jon Garrow and Ritch Noble with Active Data Systems attended the meeting to discuss what they can do for the city with computer support and scanning of old documents to preserve them on the computer. They will be emailing more information and pricing. 
Bill Voeltz attended the meeting to inquire about a few different matters. 
A motion to approve the second reading of Ordinance #2020-07(Council Meetings) was made by Redfield and seconded by Athey. All in favor. Motion carried. 
ORDINANCE 2020-07
ESTABLISHING CITY COUNCIL MEETING TIMES
AN ORDINANCE ENTITLED, an ordinance to establish the meeting times for City Council Meetings for the City Council of Big Stone City, South Dakota.
WHEREAS, the city council for the City of Big Stone City meets on the 1st Monday of each month, except for holidays, and the meeting time is set at 6:30 p.m.
WHEREAS, due to the changing seasons and use of daylight savings time, it is in the best interest of the members of the city council and the citizens of Big Stone City that the times for the council meeting be set as follows:
During the months of April to October of each calendar year, the city council meeting shall start at 6:30 p.m.; and 
During the months of November to December and January to March of each calendar year, the city council meeting shall start at 5:30 p.m.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BIG STONE CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA, THAT
During the months of April to October of each calendar year, the city council meeting shall start at 6:30 p.m.; and 
During the months of November to December and January to March of each calendar year, the city council meeting shall start at 5:30 p.m.
Passed First Reading:  September 2, 2020
Passed Second Reading:  October 5, 2020
Published on: October 14, 2020
Effective Date: November 2, 2020
/s/ Deborah Wiik, Mayor
ATTEST:
/s/ Emily Sigler, Finance Officer
Mayor Wiik updated the council on the Chautaqua Grant. It has passed through the state and now waiting on FEMA approval. 
A motion was made by Redfield and seconded by Roscoe to approve Resolution #2020-09. All in favor, motion carried. 
RESOLUTION No. 2020-09
Consolidation of
Board of Equalization
WHEREAS, SDCL 10-11-68 provides for the option of the consolidation of the local and county boards of equalization, and
WHEREAS, the City Council of Big Stone City believes the consolidation of the two boards would promote efficiency and equity of the equalization procedures, and
WHEREAS, the Grant County Board of Commissioners has approved a consolidated board of equalization within the county of Grant for those entities wishing to be a member of a consolidated board.
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that there be formed a consolidated board of equalization in accordance with SDCL 10-11-68 for real property within the City of Big Stone City.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the consolidated board consists of five members of the Grant County Board of Commissioners the Big Stone City Mayor will sit on this board as designated by SDCL 10-11-68.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that any per diem or compensation for a member of the consolidated board shall be paid by each member’s own entity.
Adopted and approved this the 5th day of October 2020.
/s/ Deb Wiik, Mayor
ATTEST: /s/ Emily Sigler, Finance Officer
The finance officer informed the council that the current NSF check collection company the city uses will be going out of business. Minnwest bank offers a free service with Checkmarc the city could utilize. A motion was made by Athey to use Checkmarc and seconded by Brown. All in favor. Motion carried. 
A reminder the November meeting begins at 5:30. 
Being no further business a motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Athey and seconded by Redfield. All in favor, motion carried. 
/s/ Deb Wiik, Mayor
ATTEST:
/s/ Emily Sigler
Finance Officer
 

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