BILLS-APRIL 2018    GENERAL    Mediacom, March billing $ 156.34; Otter Tail-($1,154.95 total )  Street lights $ 544.40; museum $ 13.00; tractor shed $24.71; ball park $       (1.38) ;  Fire Dept. $ 95.23; City Office $370.66; lift station $ 93.95; Camp site $13.00  -  Sioux Valley Energy, street lights $ 83.30; Brookings Deuel RWS, Mar. reading-Office $16.00; Brookings Deuel RWS, Mar. reading-Fire Hall $19.20; M&M Service, Mar. billing $191.90; RFD Newspapers, Feb. Minutes $ 46.51; SD Dept. of Revenue, fees for license plates/mailing $56.75; Bkgs Co Hwy Dept., salt sand 1.42 T $28.89; Running's, bolts/fuel treatment $ 21.35; SDML, 2017 payroll audit $210.00; EMC Ins., work comp ins. adjustments $866.00; Office Peeps, 1 ink cartridges/case hand towels for BP $110.79; Rinda Ribstein, mileage for equalization mtg./lagoon plat copy $17.00; Duane Walburg, Mar. AC mileage   128 @ .50 $ 64.00--SEWER--Richland State Bank, rate increase to savings $1,000.00--GARBAGE--Cook's Wastepaper-Jan. Service (72 reg; 21 senior) $1,076.34; Post Office, stamps $50.00--PAYROLL--Duane Walburg, Mar. animal control wages $92.35; Richard Stokes, Mar. wages $2,172.40; Rinda Ribstein, Mar. wages $1,777.62; Dustin Hawley, 1st quarter salary $369.40; Harlan Feldhus, 1st quarter salary $ 369.40; Jeff Anderson, 1st quarter salary $554.10; Jon Moir, 1st quarter salary $369.40; Marilyn Edler, 1st quarter salary $369.40; Mick Cook, 1st quarter salary $277.05; Stuart Lewis, 1st quarter salary $277.05--PAYROLL LIABILITIES/TAXES--SDRS-(City share $298.79 ) $ 597.58; Federal Tax Deposit ($ 1,555.58 total ) social security  $ 977.08 ;  Medicare tax $228.50 ; withholding $350.00; SD Unemployment Ins, 1st quarter contribution $38.47--BANK LOAN--   (monthly total $1,101.29) Principal  $1,003.10; Interest $98.19

 

  

BRUCE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

APRIL 10, 2018

 

Mayor Jeff Anderson called the Bruce City Council to order on Tuesday, April 10, 2018

at 6:00 p.m. with council members Cook, Edler, Feldhus, Lewis, Moir, Finance Officer Ribstein, City Maintenance Richard Stokes present. Also attending were Josh and Andrea Diedrich and Tiffany Lewis. Absent was councilmember Hawley.

 

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

 

Motion by Cook and seconded by Feldhus to approve the minutes of the March 13th and 19th meetings as written. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Motion by Lewis and seconded by Cook 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 Moir and seconded by Edler to hire Leroy, Justin and James Vande Weerd to pile the iron and scrap debris along the edge of the old city dump so it can be hauled away. Council approved paying them $150.00 per hour and keeping the number of hours around 8 if possible. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Tiffany Lewis met with council, letting them know of the Bruce Community Clubs plans to replace the garage doors behind the concession building at the ball park. Council asked that she get a price quote to replace the doors and report back to council at the May 8th meeting.

 

Josh and Andrea Diedrich, owners of the Jay Street Pub met with the Council to present a building permit for a grain-bin gazebo on a cement pad to be used for picnic table shelter which may also be used for an outside bar during special events. It will be located on the vacant lots west of 604 Jay Street. Legal is Lots 6-7-8   Block 8 Original Plat City of Bruce. Estimated cost of $2,000.00 with a permit fee of $2.00. Motion by Lewis and seconded by Feldhus to approve such building permit. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Motion by Lewis and seconded by Moir to hold a public hearing for Special event licenses for the Jay Street Pub using the vacant lots to the west of 604 Jay Street. Legal is Lots 6-7-8; Block 8 Original Plat City of Bruce for June 2, 2018 and July 27, 2018. Hearing will be held at the May 8, 2018 meeting. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Motion by Feldhus and seconded by Cook to hire Mike Anderson @ $15.00 per hour, at the discretion of Rich Stokes to help with street work this summer. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Motion by Feldhus and seconded by Cook to appoint John Delzer as assistant attorney for the City. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Motion by Moir and seconded by Cook to approve a Retail (on-sale) Liquor license with Sunday approval for Steel Grit, Jolly Foods, Inc. at 503 Jay Street, Original Plat Addition – lots 15-16-17 Block 6. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

Motion by Lewis and seconded by Moir to change the Spring Cleanup dates. Branches will be picked up on Thursday, May 10th and curbside will be picked up on Saturday, May 12th. Please get a sticker for all appliances at the City Office prior to the 12th. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

With no further business, motion by Feldhus and seconded by Cook that the meeting be adjourned at 7:25 p.m. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

 

The next scheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

 

Dated this 10th day of April 2018 in Bruce, South Dakota.

 

Rinda Ribstein, Finance Officer

City of Bruce [unapproved minutes]