BILLS-June 2018   - GENERAL -- Mediacom, May billing $156.16; Otter Tail-$1,143.60 total --street lights $540.81; museum $13.00; tractor shed $20.17; ball park $5.89; Fire Dept. $64.32; City Office $151.43; lift station $334.98; Camp site $13.00 -  Sioux Valley Energy, street lights $83.30-Brookings Deuel RWS, May reading-Office $19.20; Brookings Deuel RWS, May reading-Fire Hall $ 16.00; Brookings Deuel RWS, May reading-camp site $16.00-M&M Service, May billing--gas $269.71-RFD Newspapers, Apr. Minutes, notice of liquor lic. Hearing $81.28-Yola, yearly renewal for web page $119.45-Rental Depot, walk behind broom $140.95-Brookings Equipment, steel cap for tractor $ 23.69-Menards, rake, toilet repair kit, toddler swings, faucet, tank sprayer $252.85-Lowes, watering wand, plants $53.23-Medary Acres, plant/soil for main street $226.55-Rinda Ribstein, mileage to Todd Boyds 68 @ .50; 2 certified letters $46.40-Duane Walburg, May AC mileage   160 @ .50 $80.00-Vande Weerd Farms, Excavating at old dump $1,845.00-EMC Insurance, policy change (fire truck) $103.00-Sioux Valley Refrigeration, recharged low unit.$ 142.85-AML Resource Solutions, June 2018-July 2019 Support  $675.00-SEWER--Richland State Bank, rate increase to savings $1,000.00-SD One Call, April locates (2) $4.41--GARBAGE--Cook's Wastepaper-May Service (72 reg; 23 senior)$ 1,096.70-Post Office, stamps  $50.00--PAYROLL--Duane Walburg, May animal control wages $115.43-Richard Stokes, May wages $2,264.48-Rinda Ribstein, May wages $1,937.24--PAYROLL LIABILITIES/TAXES--SDRS-(City share $318.98 ) $637.96-Federal Tax Deposit ($ 1,221.52 ) total  social security $674.72; Medicare tax $157.80;  withholding $389.00--BANK LOAN--   (monthly total $1,101.29) Principal $1,007.79; Interest $93.50-Microsoft Office, Renewal $ 74.54

 

  


BRUCE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

JUNE 12, 2018

 

Mayor Anderson called the Bruce City Council to order on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Office with council members Cook, Edler, Emmett, Hawley, Lewis, Moir, Finance Officer Ribstein, City Maintenance Richard Stokes present. Also attending the meeting were City Attorney John Delzer, Tyler and Emily Epple.

Motion by Cook and seconded by Edler to approve the agenda with the addition of Tyler and Emily Epple considering a Building Permit. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.

Motion by Hawley and seconded by Moir to approve the minutes of the May 8th 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.

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Council pointed out that City Attorney John Delzer, who was appointed at the May 8th meeting, should have included his hourly wage of $130.00.

Motion by Cook and seconded by Hawley that the City Council adjourn and reconvene as the Board of Adjustment to consider the following Variance Application and Building Permits-

 

  1. Frank and Sue Feltis have filed with the Finance Officer, application for a variance and building permit to set a 10’ x 12’ pre-built garden/tool shed on skids at 619 Washington Street in Bruce. Legal description is Lot 10 and the West 25’ of Lot 11 in Block 22 of the Plat known as “Blocks 19-24 and Outlots K, L, M, N & O” to the City of Bruce, Brookings County, South Dakota. Since this property is in the Flood Plain, not the Flood Way with FEMA being notified; the applicants have also filed for a Variance with the City of Bruce at 619 Washington Street in Bruce. Legal Description is Lot 10 and the West 25’ of Lot 11 in Block 22 of the Plat known as “Blocks 19-24 and Outlots K, L, M, N & O” to the City of Bruce, Brookings County, South Dakota allowing them permission to put their garden/tool shed on this property. Such shed shall have a gravel base one foot above flood elevation (to be determined by owner); shall be anchored down according to Section 5.1-1 of the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance. Application hearing was submitted to Board of Adjustment, Feltis’s were not at the meeting. Application was opened to proponent testimony., there were none. The hearing was then opened to opponent testimony, there were none.The Board found the application for the Variance and Building Permit to be complete for the garden/tool shed, motion by Hawley and seconded by Cook with members by roll call vote- Cook, Edler, Emmett, Hawley, Lewis and Moir all voting aye to approve such Variance and Building Permit subject to the it being placed on a gravel base one foot above flood elevation and being anchored down. Motion carried  
  2. Ronald and Robert Cosby have filed with the Finance Officer a correction for their building permit filed and approved at the May 8, 2018 meeting. Original plan was to add onto the existing garage at 208 Schiller Street in Bruce. Legal description is Lot 3 Block 17. Instead they are bringing in a 16’ x 76’ New Mobile Home, valued at $58,000 to be placed where one had been. Application hearing was submitted to the Board of Adjustment, Cosby’s were not at the meeting. Application was open to proponent testimony, there were none. The hearing was then opened to opponent testimony, there were none. The board found the adjusted application for the Building Permit to be complete for the new Mobile Home, motion by Hawley and seconded by Moir with members Cook, Edler, Emmett, Hawley, Lewis and Moir all voting aye to approve the adjusted permit. Motion carried.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Motion by Emmett and seconded by Cook to adjourn as the Board of adjustment and to reconvene as Bruce City Council. All members voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tyler and Emily Epper met with the council, to check on the steps to be taken for a building permit. No action was taken.                                                                        Attorney John Delzer discussed on-going litigation. No action was taken.                                                                                                                                                       Council will begin reviewing and updating the City Ordinances, Policies and the fines for violations in the coming months.                                                                            With no further business, motion by Hawley and seconded by Lewis that the meeting be adjourned at 7:40 p.m. All present voted in favor of motion. Motion carried.           The next scheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Office.                                                                                                                 Dated this 12th day of June 2018 in Bruce, South Dakota.                                                                                                                                                                                   Rinda Ribstein, Finance Officer                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

           City of Bruce [unapproved minutes]