Unofficial Minutes of a Special Meeting of the
City Council of the City of Hot Springs
April 22, 2021
A special meeting of the City Council of the City of Hot Springs, South Dakota, was convened on April 22, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. at the Mueller Civic Center with Mayor Bob Nelson presiding
Members Present: Wes Grimes, JR Huddleston, Debra Johnston, Bill Lukens, Larry Pratt and Craig Romey
Members Absent: Dave Burris and Caitlin Turner
Staff Present: City Administrator John Gregory, Finance Officer Misty Summers-Walton and MCC Staff Karl Bochert
All actions recorded in these minutes were unanimous unless otherwise stated.
Agenda: Moved by Huddleston, seconded by Pratt, to approve the agenda
Moved by Romey, seconded by Johnston, to waive council pay for this special meeting
Public Hearing: Mayor Nelson opened the public hearing at 5:01 p.m. for the temporary alcoholic beverage license application from the Mammoth Site for the Secrets of the Sinkhole Murder Mystery Night event scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. on April 23 & 24 at the Mammoth Site, 1800 US Hwy 18 bypass. Public comments were heard by Preston Gabel from the Mammoth Site who thanked City Staff and Council for having a special meeting and waiving the pay, this fund raising event is important to the organization. Mayor Nelson asked about plans to ensure going forward the request be made on time, Gabel assured the plans have been implemented and it will not occur again. Councilman Huddleston asked about expected attendance, which Gabel shared there is a max of 72 per night and one of the two nights is already sold out so they are expecting 140 people. Moved by Huddleston, seconded by Pratt, to approve the application.
Adjournment: Being no further business to come before the Council, moved by Romey, seconded by Pratt, to adjourn at 5:05 pm
Bob Nelson, Mayor
Misty Summers-Walton, Finance Officer
Published once at the total approximate cost of $25.83
Published: May 6, 2021