BILLS-August 2019    GENERAL-- Post Office, certified letter to Jurrens (lot mowing) 7/17/19 $ 6.85; Mediacom, July billing $ 147.82; Otter Tail-($1,309.34  total) street lights $627.15,  museum $16.85, tractor shed $20.13, ball park $12.59, Fire Dept $62.59, City Office $35.71, lift station $ 205.86,Camp site $ 328.46; Sioux Valley Energy, street lights $83.30; Brookings Deuel RWS, July reading-Office $18.00, Fire Hall $18.00, camp site $27.90; M&M Service, July billing-- gas/battery   $311.58; RFD Newspapers, June Minutes  $43.78; Lowes,  branch trimmer; garden hose $81.67; Office Peeps, time clock ribbon $14.25; Kibble Equip., mower belt $91.74; Topkote, pea rock $1,297.49; Tony White, a/c coolant in office $185.00; Duane Walburg, July AC mileage  189 @ .50 $94.50; Running's, oil, bungee cord, caution tape/fencing,fly spray,misc fittings $ 178.57--SEWER--Richland State Bank, rate increase to savings $1,000.00; SD One Call, June locates (1) $3.36; Pipe Masters, clean line from pump at lagoon $1,270.00--GARBAGE--Cook's Wastepaper-July Service (75 reg; 20 senior)   $1,125.05--PAYROLL--Duane Walburg, July animal control wages   $138.52; Richard Stokes, July wages   $2,429.08; Rinda Ribstein, July wages  $1,971.93; Zack Stokes, July wages $230.87--PAYROLL LIABILITIES/TAXES--SDRS-(City share $331.37)   $662.74; Federal Tax Deposit  ($1,274.22 total)  social security            $ 734.44,  medicare tax $171.78,  withholding $368.00; SD Dept. of Revenue, July sales tax $190.08--BANK LOAN--(monthly total $1,101.29)Principal $1,041.30, Interest $59.99

  

BRUCE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

AUGUST 13, 2019

 

Mayor Lewis called the Bruce City Council to order on August 13, 2019 at 6:10 p.m. in the City Office with council members Cook, Edler, Emmett, Hawley, Moir, Finance Officer Rinda Ribstein, City Maintenance Richard Stokes present. Also attending the meeting were Bob Hill, Robbie Gascoigne, Jim and Lynelle Hagedorn and Charlene Anderson.

 

Motion by Moir and seconded by Cook to approve the agenda as posted with the addition of Robbie Gascoigne. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Motion by Cook and seconded by Moir to approve the minutes of the July 10th meeting as written. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Motion by Hawley 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

 

Emergency Manager Bob Hill reviewed with the council the Elected Officials Briefing 2019, reviewing the Disaster Declaration Process/Response & Recovery Procedures. He also reminded them the 2020 Census will be starting soon.

 

Robbie Gascoigne let the council know he has just purchased property in Bruce and was wondering about the culvert in his driveway and possibly building on the property in the future. No action taken.

 

Motion by Hawley and seconded by Cook to appoint Charlene Anderson to fill the vacancy in Ward 1 as council member for a 2-year term.  All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Oath of Office was given to Charlene Anderson for council member Ward 1, 2-year term.

 

Jim and Lynelle Hagedorn has filed with the finance office a building permit to build a 28’ x 36’ garage/workshop located at 618 Jay Street; Legal Description Lots 3-4-5 Block 22. Estimated cost of $10,000 with a permit fee of $10. The board found the application to be complete with no objections.

Motion by Hawley and seconded by Cook to approve such application. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Ron Larsen has filed with the finance officer a building permit to add an 8’ x 10’ addition for laundry and bath. Located at 512 Jefferson Street; Legal Description Lots 8-9-10 Block 10. Estimated cost of $3,000 with a permit fee of $3. The board found the application to be complete with no objections. Motion by Hawley and seconded by Moir to approve such application. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Motion by Emmett and seconded by Hawley to have Austreim’s to clean to grade for drainage the ditches from Wagner Street and First Street to Madison Street; Madison Street to Second Street; from Madison Street to Jay Street when weather permits for drainage. Estimated cost is (+ or -) $6,000.00. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

Motion by Moir and seconded by Cook to close the following fund accounts as they have met their obligations and are no longer necessary. Money will be transferred to the General Checking Fund. Ball Park Savings-$180.58 and the Fire Hall Building Fund-$971.55. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Council had its First Reading of the 2020 Appropriations Ordinance. The Second and Final Reading will be on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the regular scheduled council meeting.

 

With no further business, motion by Moir and seconded by Hawley that the meeting be adjourned at 8:45 p.m. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

The next scheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Office.

 

Dated this 13th day of August 2019 in Bruce, South Dakota.

 

Rinda Ribstein

Finance Officer

City of Bruce [unapproved minutes]