BILLS-January 2019 --GENERAL-- America's Parts Warehouse, vibrator/motor/gear box/shipping 12/19/18 $535.26; Mediacom, Dec billing $156.58;Otter Tail-$1,197.76 total --street lights $629.80, museum $16.16, tractor shed $24.53, ball park, $3.93, Fire Dept. , $91.70, City Office $297.37, lift station $78.26, Camp site $ 56.01; Sioux Valley Energy, street lights $83.30; Brookings Deuel RWS, Jan reading-Office $18.00, Fire Hall $18.00, camp site $18.00; M&M Service, Dec billing-- gas, battery $259.31; RFD Newspapers, Dec Minutes $28.27; EMC Ins., 2019 Ins. Package $13,702.00; 1st Dist. Assc. Local Governments, 2019 dues/support$330.56; Office Peeps, lg envelopes/ice melt/copy paper/pencils/stamps/msg $168.77; Rural Construction, get & install culvert, clean ditch, labor $ 739.50; Allegra, 25 golf cart stickers $50.50; Richard Stokes, Reimbursement for cell phone usage $250.00; Duane Walburg, Dec AC mileage 124 @ .50 $62.00--SEWER--Richland State Bank, rate increase to savings $1,000.00; SD One Call, Nov locates (5) $14.49; Dept. Envir. & Natural Resources, Annual Wastewater fee $50.00; Dakota Pump, Annual Inspection Agreement $500.00; Dakota Pump, work on pump #2/mileage/labor $765.31--GARBAGE--Cook's Wastepaper-Dec Service (76 reg; 19 senior) $1,103.90; Post Office, stamps $100.00; --PAYROLL--Duane Walburg, Dec animal control wages $92.35; Richard Stokes, Dec wages; plus unused comp hrs. $2,302.62; Rinda Ribstein, Dec wages $1,737.02; Dustin Hawley, 4th quarter wages $184.70; Jeff Anderson, 4th quarter wages $415.58; Jon Moir, 4th quarter wages $277.05; Kasi Emmett, 4th quarter wages $184.70; Marilyn Edler, 4th quarter wages $277.05; Mick Cook, 4th quarter wages $277.05; Stuart Lewis, 4th quarter wages $277.05--PAYROLL LIABILITIES/TAXES---SDRS-(City share $305.71) $ 611.42; Federal Tax Deposit ($ 1,475.40 ) total --social security $903.98, Medicare tax $211.42, withholding $360.00; SD Unemployment Ins., 4th quarter contributions $ 0.72; SD Dept. of Revenue, Nov/Dec sales tax $170.89--BANK LOAN--   (monthly total $1,101.29)Principal $1,024.41, Interest $76.88

 

 

BRUCE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

JANUARY 8, 2019

 

Mayor Jeff Anderson called the Bruce City Council to order on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. with council members Cook, Edler, Emmett, Hawley, Lewis, Moir, Finance Officer Ribstein, City Maintenance Richard Stokes present. Also attending the meeting were Dean Skoglund and Thomas Nealon.

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

 Motion by Hawley and seconded by Moir to approve the minutes of the December 11th meeting as written. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

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

 Insert Bills

 Thomas Nealon, 1st District Association of Local Government out of Watertown reviewed with the council their previous Risk Assessment-Hazard Identification Worksheet. Most areas will stay the same as the last assessment but adding the need to update the current generator; emergency siren; lift station auto protection; continue to improve the Cities drainage; replace City Office building to name a few.

 Dean Skoglund of Skoglund Insurance Agency reviewed with the Council the 2019-2020 Insurance package. Premium paid with bills was $13,702.00. Dean has the 2019-2020 Premium at $15,803.00, an additional cost of $2,101.00. Motion by Hawley and seconded by Cook to renew the City Insurance with Skoglund Insurance. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

Motion by Moir and seconded by Cook to approve the following members of the Volunteer Bruce Fire and Rescue for 2019—Josh Diedrich, Harlan Feldhus, Chad Ford, Luke Fredrickson, Ryan Jensen, Justin Kor, Trenton Kor, Denver Kruse, Pennie Lutz, Rob Lutz, Jason Marlette, Bill McCracken, David Novak, Micheala Novak, Jason Oines, Ben Olsen, Colin Pierce, Mike Reitz, Brad Ruden, Levi Smith, Chris Stokes, Larae Stokes, Richard Stokes, Zack Stokes, Shad Vanderwal. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 Motion by Hawley and seconded by Emmett to accept the 2019 Annual Inspection Agreement with Dakota Pump for the main lift station at $500.00 per year, paid with the bills. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 At 7:07 p.m. motion by Lewis and seconded by Cook to go into executive session to discuss wages.

 Mayor Anderson declared the council out of executive session at 7:19 p.m.

 

Motion by Lewis and seconded by Hawley 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 @ $10.00 per hour; Seasonal Equipment Operators @ $15.00 per hour; Election workers @ $10.00 per hour; Animal Control @ $25.00 per hour plus .50 cents per mile. To give Richard Stokes and Rinda Ribstein each $1.00 increase –Richard to $16.50 per hour and Rinda to $16.75 per hour to be included in the Resolution 2019-01, salaries. Motion to include giving Rich and Rinda each a $250.00 appreciation bonus. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

 

RESOLUTION 2019-01

 

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 2019

 

  • 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--$16.50 per hour with use of comp time over 8 hours per day, with a max of 40 hours comp per year (to be used by end of year. [paid monthly]
  • Finance Officer--$16.75 per hour, 32 hours a week. [paid monthly]
  • Part-time workers--$10.00 per hour [paid monthly]
  • Seasonal Equipment Operators--$15.00 per hour [paid monthly]
  • Election workers--$10.00 per hour [paid following election]
  • Animal Control--$25.00 per hour; plus .50 cents per mile [paid monthly] 

Dated this 8th day of January 2019 in Bruce, South Dakota.                                                                       

                                                                                            ___________________________________

                                                                                            Jeff Anderson, Mayor

ATTEST:

                __________________________________________________

                Rinda Ribstein, Finance Officer


With no further business, motion by Lewis and seconded by Hawley 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, February 12, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Office

Dated this 8th day of January 2019 in Bruce, South Dakota.

Rinda Ribstein, Finance Officer

City of Bruce [unapproved minutes]