BILLS-November 2019    GENERAL-- Mediacom, Oct billing $148.01; Otter Tail-street lights $366.56, museum $20.76, tractor shed $25.97, ball park $3.45, Fire Dept $20.93, City Office $76.52,  Camp site $352.48;  Sioux Valley Energy, street lights $83.30; Brookings Deuel RWS, Nov reading-Office $18.00; Fire Hall $18.00; camp site $51.00; M&M Service, Oct billing-- gas,misc. supplies, labor   $309.46; RFD Newspapers, Sept Minutes/Budget Ord.  $480.58; Norton Anti Virus, yearly subscription (pd 10/15/19) $63.89; Skoglund Ins., Finance Officer Bond $692.12; Runnings, anti freeze/hose mender/ball valve/oil pan/ binder chain $102.68; Lowes, lumber $14.89; TrueNorth Steel, 3 gates-24" flap $1,170.15; Rural Construction, pickup culverts/replace box culvert by fish farm $1,213.80; JSI, hammer drill concrete bottom of drain in front of fire hall $255.10; DvL Fire & Safety/ annual inspection-recharge of Fire Ext. $79.00; Duane Walburg, Oct AC mileage   193 @ .50 $96.50--SEWER--Richland State Bank, rate increase to savings $1,000.00; SD One Call, Sept locates (1) $3.36--GARBAGE--Cook's Wastepaper-Oct Service (76 reg; 20 senior)   $1,137.28; Post Office, stamps $55.00--PAYROLL--Duane Walburg, Oct animal control wages  $138.53; Richard Stokes, Oct wages $2,429.08; Rinda Ribstein, Oct wages  $2,074.63--PAYROLL LIABILITIES/TAXES--SDRS-(City share $339.41)   $678.82; Federal Tax Deposit  ($1,269.46 total)  social security $720.06; medicare tax $168.40;  withholding $381.00; SD Dept. of Revenue, October sales tax $171.76--BANK LOAN--(monthly total $1,101.29) Principal  $1,048.62; Interest $52.67.

 

  

BRUCE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

NOVEMBER 12, 2019

 

Mayor Lewis called the Bruce City Council to order on November 12, 2019 at 6:15 p.m. in the City Office with council members Anderson, Cook, Edler, Hawley, Finance Officer Rinda Ribstein and City Maintenance Richard Stokes present. Absent were council members Emmett and Moir.

 

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

 

Motion by Anderson and seconded by Cook to approve the minutes of the October 8th meeting as written. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Motion by Cook 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

 

Motion by Hawley and seconded by Cook to amend RESOLUTION 03-2011 to read as follows, with council members Cook, Edler, Hawley voting in favor of motion and council member Anderson voting against the motion. Motion carried.

 

WHEREAS, the City of Bruce desires to limit the number of malt and liquor licenses that it will issue.

 

NOW THEREFOR, BE IT RESOLVED, here by Resolution that the City of Bruce shall issue no more than three (3) each of its liquor and malt licenses on an annual basis.

 

ADOPTED by the Bruce City Council of the City of Bruce, South Dakota at its regular meeting thereof on the 12th day of November 2019.

                                                                                BY: _____________________________

                                                                                     Stuart Lewis, Mayor

 

ATTEST: _______________________________

               Rinda Ribstein, Finance Officer

 

 

 

Motion by Hawley and seconded by Cook to approve the re-issuance Alcoholic Beverage License Applications for 2020 licensing period, with operating agreement. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried—

                Retail (on-sale) Liquor with Sunday approval-The Ridge, Triangle Tract of Out Lot B, North of Jay 

              Street, City of Bruce

              Package (off-sale) Liquor with Sunday approval-The Ridge, Triangle Tract of Out Lot B, North of   

              Jay Street, City of Bruce

 

Motion by Cook and seconded by Edler to approve the re-issuance Alcoholic Beverage License Applications for 2020 licensing period, with operating agreement. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried—

                Retail (on-sale) Liquor with Sunday approval-Jay Street Pub, Lot 3, Block 8, Original Plat, 

              City of Bruce

              Package (off-sale) Liquor with Sunday approval- Jay Street Pub, Lot 3, Block 8, Original Plat, 

              City of Bruce

Motion by Hawley and seconded by Cook to approve the re-issuance Alcoholic Beverage License Application for 2020 licensing period, with operating agreement. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

                Retail (on-sale) Liquor with Sunday approval-Steel Grit, Original Plat Addition, Lots 15-16-17,

               Block 6, Original Plat, City of Bruce

 

Trenten Kor, manager of Steel Grit has filed with the Finance Officer a building permit to refinish the back part of the Steel Grit including bathroom, bar, stage and open flooring; Legal Description – Original Plat Add. Lots 15-16-17 Block 6 City of Bruce. Estimated cost of $150,000.00 with a permit fee of $150.00. The Board found the application to be complete with no objections. Motion by Cook and seconded by Edler to approve such application. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Motion by Edler and seconded by Hawley to approve the Notice of Condition of Real Estate for the property known as the “old dump” south of Bruce. This shall be signed and notarized and filed with the Brookings County Register of Deeds. This will allow the City the option to sell the property should they decide to do so.  All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Motion by Cook and seconded by Edler to approve the paid administrative leave granted by Governor Noem for city employees for November 29, 2019; December 23 and December 24, 2019. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Motion by Anderson and seconded by Hawley to approve a 3% increase for 2020 Garbage rates as requested by Cook’s Wastepaper & Recycling. The new rate for regular customers will be $16.00/month and seniors will be $13.42/month. The new rates will begin January 1, 2020. Council members Anderson, Edler, Hawley voted in favor of the increase and council member Cook abstained. Motion carried.

 

With no further business, motion by Hawley and seconded by Cook that the meeting be adjourned at 7:45 p.m. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

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

 

Dated this 12th day of November 2019 in Bruce, South Dakota.

 

Rinda Ribstein

Finance Officer

City of Bruce [unapproved minutes]