Town Of Oelrichs
December 14th - 7:00 p.m.
The regular meeting of the Town of Oelrichs was called to order by President J. Messinio at 7:00 p.m.
Allegiance to the flag was pledged.
Board Present: Joseph Messinio, Mike Carson
Staff Present: Ellen White, Susan Hamilton, Doug Burdette, Roy Merdanian III
Guests Present: Katie Merdanian, Dottie Messinio, Lance Russell, Town Attorney
Comments and Concerns- Katie Merdanian got a call from Jess Hamar and Jess told Katie that she was still interested in the position for Town Board.
Additions and Corrections to the Agenda- A correction was made to the Treasurer’s report and that is to take out this treasurer’s report is for October. Joe added the Town Election to be in June with the Primary Election. J. Messinio made a motion to accept the additions and corrections to the agenda and M. Carson 2nd the motion. Motion carried.
Approval of Agenda – J. Messinio made a motion to accept the agenda as is and M. Carson 2nd the motion. Motion carried.
Approval of Minutes – J. Messinio made a motion to accept the meeting minutes from November 9th and the Special Meeting Minutes for November 16, 2021, and M. Carson 2nd the motion. Motion carried.
New Business- Marijuana Application- The application was reviewed by the Town Board members.
Town Election- The town election will be held with the Primary Election in June. J. Messinio made a motion to have the town election in June with the Primary Election and M. Carson 2nd the motion. Motion carried.
Pay Claims – GENERAL: Susan Hunt-$60-cleaning for Community Center; Dottie Messinio-$70.01-supplies for Community Center; Joe Messinio-$535.63-second half of wage; Mike Carson-$332.46-second half of wages; Ellen White-$708.80-second half of wages; Lance Russell-$316.40-Attorney fees; SD Municipal League-$168.38-2022 Fees; SD Gov. Finance Officers-$40-Finance Officers Association; Ellen White-$6.83-postage for mailing Cannabis Application to Bill Rentz; Simon Construction-$32.01-1” Roadstone; Fall River County Herald Star-$66.78-Proceeding; Roy Merdaian III-$27.67-Snow Shovels; BHEC-$572.18-AutoPay-Town Electric; Dave Osmotherly-$2400- Snow Removal in Oelrichs; WATER: US Bank-$1,026.66-Drinking water loan; Oelrichs Community Center water bill-$1.50-water; Oelrichs Post Office-$53.00-Box Renal for Box 13; BHEC-$43.47-Autopay for water building electricity; Susan Hamilton-$1,389.66-2nd half wages; Doug Burdette-$450.25-Water class expenditures; Golden West-$42.06-Water building phone; SD 811-$2.10-SD21-02943; Core and Main-$50.00- Parts; Accounter Rental & Services-$459.80-Mini Excavator Rental; Fall River Water Users District-$1,188.48-Water usage; Doug Burdette-$1,051.02-November payment; Roy Merdanian III-$129.29-October pay; Roy Merdanian III-$698.79-November pay; Chadron Ace Hardware-$57.00-Invoice 24546. J. Messinio made a motion to accept the claims and M. Carson 2nd the motion. Motion carried.
Water Report –11/2-Meters read, 11/3-11/4- input data for printed reports, 11/4- turned off meter #115 for a leak in service line and mark for locate, 11/8-looked at meter #115 at new service line installed by customers plumber, 11/8- meter #149 test dig for a potential lead, 11/9- water main leak at meter #149, broken curb stop, 11/8- meter with customer at meter #146 to make sure leak was fixed on customer side and was verified by meter, 11/9-11/11- repairs to meter #149, meter installed and curb stop-meter had previously been in customers basement-meter eye and post installed, 11/16-11/18- Water Distribution class in Spearfish and exam-receipts and expenses submitted upon return.
11/22-11/23- got mailings and postings on non-compliance re: October water sample, passed water distribution exam. Technician #3933 for water samples. Roy took monthly water sample and results were good. Doug asked to check the old town well water with provisions. J. Messinio made a motion to accept the water report and M. Carson 2nd the motion. Motion carried.
Public Works Report – No report
Treasurer’s Report-general checking account beginning balance $14,574.73, credits $12,972.31, debits $2,924.23, ending balance $24,622.81; water fund checking account beginning balance $72,206.15, credits $4,513.85, debits $3,414.24, ending balance $73,305.76; maintenance beginning balance $10,120.76, credits $100.08, debits $0, ending balance $10,220.84; money market savings beginning balance $21,600.32, credits $0.17, debits $0, ending balance $21,600.49; water assets beginning balance $20,985.84, credits $350.02, debits $0, ending balance $21,336.02; water deposits beginning balance $5,061.22, credits $0.04, debits $0, ending balance $5,061.26; water reserve beginning balance $8,669.96, credit $0.07, debits $0, ending balance $8,670.03. Susan is sending a letter to a customer about their water bill. J. Messinio made a motion to accept the treasurer’s report and M. Carson 2nd the motion. Motion carried.
Town Clerk’s Report- Town mail was read. J. Messinio made a motion to accept the town clerks report and M. Carson 2nd the motion. Motion carried.
Old Business- Acoustics in the Community Center- Figuring out a different solution for the acoustics.
End of Meeting Comments or Concerns – Roy Merdanian III mentioned that LNI Conferences were at Rapid City. He also mentioned to replace your smoke alarm batteries at the end of the year.
Adjournment: J.Messinio made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:52p.m. and M. Carson 2nd the motion. Motion carried.
Ellen White, Town Clerk
Published once at the total approximate cost of $68.04
Published: Dec. 30, 2021