BILLS-February 2019    --GENERAL-- Mediacom, Feb billing $156.65; Otter Tail-($1566.84 total) street lights $709.29, museum $15.37, tractor shed $33.93, ball park $3.37,   Fire Dept. $141.54, City Office $585.55, lift station $62.42; Camp site $ 15.37; Christmas lights $89.70; Sioux Valley Energy, street lights $83.30; Brookings Deuel RWS, Mar reading-Office $18.00 -Fire Hall $18.00, camp site--off; M&M Service, Feb billing-- gas/misc. $468.54; RFD Newspapers, Feb Minutes $49.24;  $145.03; Bkgs Co Hwy Dept, Salt Sand (6.21T) $132.68; CARQUEST, oil/air filters $79.11; Duane Walburg, Feb AC mileage 174  @ .50 $87.00--SEWER--Richland State Bank, rate increase to savings $1,000.00; Post Office, stamps $55.00--GARBAGE--Cook's Wastepaper-Feb Service (73 reg; 18 senior) $ 1,057.78--PAYROLL--Duane Walburg, Feb animal control wages $126.98; Richard Stokes, Feb wages $2,109.89; Rinda Ribstein, Feb wages $1,752.50; Zackary Stokes, Feb wages $156.99 --PAYROLL LIABILITIES/TAXES--SDRS--(City share $290.54) $581.08; Federal Tax Deposit ($ 1,106.95) total---social security $ 638.60, medicare tax $149.35, withholding $319.00--BANK LOAN-- (monthly total $1,101.29)Principal $1,036.17; Interest $65.12

 

 

 

BRUCE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

MARCH 12, 2019

 

Mayor Anderson called the Bruce City Council to order on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Office with council members Cook, Edler, Emmett, Hawley, Lewis, Moir, Finance Officer Ribstein and City Maintenance Richard Stokes present.

 

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

 

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

 

Motion by Cook and seconded by Hawley 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 Lewis to renew Mediacom Business facilities Agreement for CATV, Mediacom online Services and Mediacom Business Phone renewal/upgrade for 5 years monthly rate at $139.00 plus tax/fees. this will increase $20.00 each year. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Spring Clean Up dates have been set: May2nd will be branch pickup and May 4th will be curbside pickup.

 

Motion by Cook and seconded by Lewis to give City employees April 19th Good Friday and April 22nd Easter Monday off. Governor Noem has declared these administrative leave days. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

There is NO election in Bruce this year. Certificate of Nomination Petitions were filed with no opposition in Ward 2 for two-year term by Jon Moir; Ward 3 for two-year term by Mick Cook; and for Mayo two-year term by Stuart Lewis. No petitions were taken out in Ward 1-two-year term; Ward 2-one-year term  or Ward 3- one-year term. Vacancies will be filled at the May 14th meeting by appointment.  

With no further business, motion by Hawley and seconded by Moir that the meeting be adjourned at 6:30 p.m. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

The next scheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Office.

 

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

 

Rinda Ribstein, Finance Officer

City of Bruce [unapproved minutes]