BILLS-JANUARY 2018    GENERAL       Mediacom, Dec billing $126.19; Otter Tail ($1,181.23 total) street lights $537.54; museum $17.72; tractor shed $ 28.56; ball park $ (12.15); Fire Dept $ 70.81; City Office $390.47; lift station $136.13; Camp site $ (2.45) -  Sioux Valley Energy, street lights $  43.76; Brookings Deuel RWS, Jan. reading-Office $16.00; Brookings Deuel RWS, Jan. reading-Fire Hall $ 16.00; Brookings Deuel RWS, Jan. reading-camp site $16.00; M&M Service, Dec. billing $106.50; RFD Newspapers, Nov. Minutes $ 28.58; EMC Ins., 2018 Ins. package $13,017.00; 1st Dist. Assc. Local Governments, 2018 dues/support $ 320.93; Office Peeps, 4 bags ice melt $ 54.36; Rinda Ribstein, reimbursement for certified letter  $ 6.10; Bkgs. Co Hwy Dept., salt sand 2.88 T $51.56; Richard Stokes, Reimbursement for cell phone usage $  250.00; Duane Walburg, Dec. AC mileage 131 @ .50 $ 65.50; SEWER--Richland State Bank, rate increase to savings $1,000.00; SD One Call, Nov locates (6) $20.16; Dept of Environment and Natural Resources, waste water fee $50.00; Dakota Pump, 2018 Annual Inspection Agreement $500.00 GARBAGE--Cook's Wastepaper-Dec. Service (76 reg; 20 senior) $1,124.60; Post Office, stamps $ 49.00  PAYROLL--Duane Walburg, Dec. animal control wages $ 92.35; Richard Stokes, Dec. wages $1,981.92; Richard Stokes, Employee Performance Bonus   $ 250.00; Rinda Ribstein, Dec. wages; $ 1,554.05; Rinda Ribstein, Employee Performance Bonus $250.00; Dustin Hawley, 4th quarter wages $ 277.05; Harlan Feldhus, 4th quarter wages $ 277.05; Jeff Anderson, 4th quarter wages $ 415.57; Jon Moir, 4th quarter wages $ 277.05; Marilyn Edler, 4th quarter wages $ 277.05; Mick Cook, 4th quarter wages $ 184.70; Stuart Lewis, 4th quarter wages $ 277.05; Zacahary Stokes, Nov-Dec part time wages $ 49.87; PAYROLL LIABILITIES/TAXES---SDRS--(City share $305.52 )   $  611.04; Federal Tax Deposit ($1,492.58 total) social security $ 917.12 medicare tax $214.46  withholding $361.00; SD Unemployment Ins., 4th quarter contribution $0.81; SD Dept. of Revenue, Nov/Dec sales tax $ 141.40; BANK LOAN --  (monthly total $1,101.29) Principal $ 996.08; Interest $ 105.21 


  

BRUCE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

JANUARY 9, 2018

 

Mayor Jeff Anderson called the Bruce City Council to order on Tuesday, January 9. 2018 at 6:05 p.m. with council members Cook, Edler, Feldhus, Hawley, Lewis, Moir, Finance Officer Ribstein, City Maintenance Richard Stokes present. Also attending were Josh and Andrea Diedrich, Ben Olson, Ron and Roberta Cosby and Dean Skoglund.

 Motion by Lewis and seconded by Feldhus to approve the agenda as posted. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 Motion by Moir and seconded by Hawley to approve the minutes of the December 12th meeting as written. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 Motion by Lewis and seconded by Edler to approve and pay the following claims presented by the Finance Officer. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

Insert Bills

 Cosby’s attended the meeting to inquire about possible usage of their vacant lot. No action was taken.

 Jay Street Pub owner and employees discussed with the council the mayor harassing them for being in the bar after closing hours. Council will act if complaints are filled out and turned in by citizens.

  Dean Skoglund of Skoglund Insurance Agency reviewed with the Council the 2018-2019 Insurance package. Premium paid with bills was $13,017.00 for 2018-2019. Motion by Hawley and seconded by Lewis to renew the City Insurance with Skoglund insurance Company. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 Motion by Feldhus and seconded by Hawley to accept the 2018 Annual Inspection Agreement with Dakota Pump for the main lift station at $500.00, paid with the bills. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 Motion by Lewis and seconded by Cook to approve the following members of the Volunteer Bruce Fire and Rescue for 2018-Josh Diedrich, Larae Stokes, Harlan Feldhus, Chad Ford, Ryan Jensen, Denver Kruse, Zack Stokes, Pennie Lutz, Rob Lutz, Jason Marlette, Bill McCracken, Jason Oines, Micheala Novak, Colin Pierce, Mike Reitz, Brad Ruden, Chris Stokes, Keith Stahl, Richard Stokes, David Novak, Ben Olson, Shad Vanderwal, Levi Smith, Miranda Ulvestad, Luke Fredrickson. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 Motion by Hawley and seconded Cook to give City Maintenance, Richard Stokes a 50-cent raise ($15.50 per hour) and Finance Officer, Rinda Ribstein a 65-cent raise ($15.75 per hour). All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 Motion by Edler and seconded by Moir to leave the mayor wage @ $150.00 per meeting attended, with $20.00 per phone conference; Council wages @ $100.00 per meeting attended, with $20.00 per phone conference; Part-time @ $9.00 per hour; Seasonal Equipment Operators @ $15.00 per hour; Election workers @ $9.00 per hour; Animal Control @ $25.00 per hour plus .50 cents per mile to be included as part of the Resolution 2018-01, salaries. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

Motion by Cook and seconded by Lewis to give Rich Stokes $250.00 per year, paid with the bills to compensate the use of his private cell phone for City business. All present voted in favor of motion. motion carried.

 Motion by Hawley and seconded by Lewis that the following bills as pre-approved for payment paid thru the bank or online to avoid any late fees: Mediacom; Otter Tail; Sioux Valley Energy; Brookings Deuel Rural Water; SDRS; Federal Tax Deposit; SD Unemployment Ins.; SD Dept. of Revenue, taxes; online sewer transfer to savings; YOLA annual fee; online filing of W-2’s & 1099’s; Microsoft Office renewal; Norton Anti-Virus; Compu Checks; Loan payment at Richland State Bank. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 With no further business, motion by Cook and seconded by Feldhus that the meeting be adjourned at 7:50 p.m. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 The next scheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

 Dated this 9th day of January 2018 in Bruce, South Dakota.

 Rinda Ribstein, Finance Officer

City of Bruce [unapproved minutes]

 

Motion by Edler and seconded by Moir to approve the following with all present voting in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

RESOLUTION 2018-01

 

WHEREAS, in compliance with SDCL 6-1-10, which states that a complete list of all salaries paid to all city officials and employees be established by resolution and published in the minutes of the first meeting of the fiscal year and thereafter published monthly by department.

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the following is a list of all said salaries:

 

                           FISCAL YEAR 2018

 

  • Mayor--$150.00 per meeting attended; $20.00 per phone conference [paid quarterly]
  • Council members--$100.00 per meeting attended; $20.00 per phone conference [paid quarterly]
  • City Maintenance--$15.50 per hour with use of comp time over 8 hours per day, with a max of 40 hours per year (to be used by end of year). [paid monthly]
  • Finance Officer--$15.75 per hour, 32 hours a week. [paid monthly]
  • Part-time workers--$9.00 per hour [paid monthly]
  • Seasonal Equipment Operators--$15.00 per hour [paid monthly]
  • Election workers--$9.00 per hour [paid following election]
  • Animal Control--$25.00 per hour; plus .50 cents per mile [paid monthly]                                                                                                                                          
  •  Dated this 9th day of January 2018 in Bruce, South Dakota.  
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  • Jeff Anderson, Mayor
  • ATTEST:               
  •  Rinda Ribstein, Finance Officer
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