Proceedings_City of Hot Springs November 7, 2022


Unofficial Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council
of the City of Hot Springs
November 7, 2022
A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hot Springs, South Dakota, was convened on November 7, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at the Mueller Civic Center with Mayor Bob Nelson presiding
Members Present: David Burris, JR Huddleston, Debra Johnston, Bill Lukens, Larry Pratt, Craig Romey, Linda Varvel, and Melanie Wilson
Staff Present: City Administrator Jeff Temple, Finance Officer Misty Summers-Walton, Public Works Engineer Tracy Bastain, MCC Staff Karl Bochert and City Attorney Garland Goff
All actions recorded in these minutes were unanimous unless otherwise stated
Agenda: Mayor Nelson requested to amend the agenda to add Council Update after the proclamation. Moved by Huddleston, seconded by Varvel, to approve the amended agenda
Minutes: Moved by Romey, seconded by Pratt, to approve the minutes from the 10/17/22 regular council meeting
Claims: Moved by Romey, seconded by Johnston, to approve the bills in between of $256,400.68
Bills In Between: Nov 7, 2022: City of Hot Springs, $26,665.82, General Payroll; City of Hot Springs, $12,460.15, Golf Payroll; City of Hot Springs, $11,080.98, Water Payroll; City of Hot Springs, $3,297.84, Sewer Payroll; City of Hot Springs, $13,567.42, Evans Plunge Payroll; City of Hot Springs, $19,366.13, 941 Payroll Tax Deductions; City of Hot Springs, $2,614.01, Council Payroll City of Hot Springs, $776.98, Council 941 Payroll Tax Deduction; City of Hot Springs, $27,349.21, General Payroll; City of Hot Springs, $11,316.64, Golf Payroll; City of Hot Springs, $12,151.78, Water Payroll; City of Hot Springs, $4,169.51, Sewer Payroll; City of Hot Springs, $13,210.46, Evans Plunge Payroll; City of Hot Springs, $19,655.17, 941 Payroll Tax Deductions; AFLAC, $1,822.22, Premium; Avesis, $304.70, Premium; Delta Dental, $1,500.60, Premium; Dearborn National Life, $135.15, Premium; Hot Springs Fire Department, $7,500.00, Allotment; Credit Collection Bureau, $434.26, Garnishment; Express Collections, $300.00, Garnishment; Office of Child Support Enforcement, $1,298.00, Garnishment; Black Hills Energy, $6,631.30, Utilities; Battle Mountain Humane Society, $2,000.00, Monthly Contract Animal Control & Boarding; Light Speed, $1,801.70, Golf Course Monthly Credit Card Processing Fee-September; Heartland Payment Systems, $1,252.30, Evans Plunge Monthly Credit Card Processing Fee; Heartland Payment Systems, $652.17, City/Water Monthly Credit Card Processing Fee; Jessica Luther, $1,085.00, Water Meter Reading; Theresa Maas, $665.20, Police Dept & City Hall Janitorial; US BANK, $47,782.66, SD Drinking Water SRF Loan; Wells Fargo Financial Leasing, $3,553.32, Golf Cart Lease Payments; Total: $256,400.68
Moved by Varvel, seconded by Pratt, to approve the current claims of $541,762.27-Wilson abstained
Current Claims: Nov 7, 2022: A & B Welding Supply: $144.96 - welding supplies; Ace Hardware: $2,245.86 - Spray paint, trays, roller cover, pipe fittings, duct tape, 20pk batteries, 6 widow washing fluid, 2 4pk padlocks, flex steel cable, Spray paint, pipe fittings, Cable ties, terminal, 6 lampholder,6 electrical box, Pinesol,adapter, Nipples, thread tape, tee, Plastic staples, wire nuts, LED bulbs, Washers, fasteners, Paint brushes, Toilet flap kit, 4 in 1 screwdriver, Winter latex gloves, Toilet cleaner, clorox cleaner, furniture polish, handsoap, Led bulbs, chip brush, Pipe expanding tool kit, Sprinkler adapters, Dryboard markers,eraser,cleaner, sharpies, padlock, post it notes, thread seal tape, reamer, pipe fittings, cutter wheel; Acushnet Company: $1,929.55 - Men jacket, 48 dz balls; ALSCO: $170.12 - towels, mops, urinal mats; American Engineering Testing: $324.80 - density testing forsewer removals hwy proj. x05p; Amick Sound Inc: $455.27 - Dialer delivery fault; B.H. Technologies, Llc: $11,078.90 - Monthly charges, barracuda backup & spam July, Aug, Sept, Oct, Monthly charges, barracuda backup & spam July, Aug, Sept, Oct, Computer, HDMI adapter, Office 2016 pro, anti virus jun-dec, CH ward 2 laptop office 2016 pro, Laptop keyboard replaced, Ubiquiti HD access points installed(wireless network), Surge protector, cat cable, jack, 7ft ethernet cable, Laser jet pro, ups 1500 server/dvr, battery backup, HP office jet, Sonicwall/firewall, 4 port IP dvr, Replacement IP 4MP camera, 7 Sentinel One(prorated), Sentinal One(pro rated), used HP 8200 elite, used monitor, Microsoft office pro 2013, Sentinal One (prorated); Black Hills Ammunition: $997.53 - ammunition; Black Hills Energy: $19,046.88 - Monthly Charges; Bomgaars Supply: $248.71 - 2x lava rock for sauna, winter hats lori, equiptment paint s4, wheel to sharpen chainsaws, paint s4, Screwdriver set, gloves- bart clothing, bart clothing, engine treatment c1, stump killer and brushes; Brown’s Repair: $7,287.02 - blades, Gravely 34” mower w/ foam fill tires; Builders Firstsource: $403.61 - stain, brush, padlock, Foam insulation, tape measure, mailbox(key lockbox), hasps, lumber, 2 gal stain; Capfirst Equipment Finance: $34,068.00 - 2017 Pelican street sweeper lease paymt contract 40000972; Chamber Of Commerce: $14,645.83 - Municipal sales tax LLD 80% 10/1- 10/21/22; Complete Concrete Inc: $226,500.26 - ww/wtr portion replacement proj. pay app 9, suspended walk pay app #6; Core & Main Lp: $893.12 - 10 wtr meter gaskets, 5 wtr meters; Credit Collections Bureau: $2.76 - Sept 2022 collection fees client #25022; Culligan Water Conditioning: $10.00 - 1 50# bg softner salt; Custer County Chronicle: $50.00 - 1 yr subscription; Custer-Fall River Regional Wst: $52.53 - Oct 2022 household/solid waste dump fees; CWD: $444.20 - Candy, mustard, chips, tornados, pizza; DEMCO: $579.09 - Kapco book easy covers 4 bx; Door Security Products: $550.18 - Labor install & service of cellular communicator, annual cellular monitoring, Cell monitoring difference for Oct & Nov; Ecolab Pest Elim: $253.47 - Oct ant program, Oct 2022 pest control; Fall River Register Of Deeds: $60.00 - Plat - Fellows, Russell Allen; Jerry L Kaiser; Krystal A Henegar; Loren Et Al; Fall River Auto: $781.17 - spark plugs for spindoctor, hydraulic fittings s7, Spark plugs, gas injectors, Coolant, brake lube; Fall River County Herald Star: $654.62 - Proceedings Oct 17, 2 Event Ad, June 29 minutes, July 12 minutes, July 20 minutes, May 18 minutes, Notice of surplus auction, Oct 6,13, Proceedings Oct 3, Notice of hearing boys/girls club, AFO help wanted ad; Fall River Health Services: $292.60 - U/A random drug screen 7 empl; Fall River Water Users Dist: $53.50 - Oct 2022 water meter fee; Garland Lee  Goff: $2,309.60 - Oct 2022 legal services rendered; Golden West Telecommunications: $2,866.70 - Monthly Charges; Grainger: $385.92 - pumpmotor- ww heat system, chest waders and harness; Grimms Pump Service, Inc.: $784.80 - poly pump for sludge press; Hawkins, Inc: $2,646.27 - purification chems; Hillyard/Sioux Falls: $113.95 - Table mover dolly; Holly Cotton: $15.00 - Refund electric @ Chautauqua 10/15/22 Church Fall Festival; Ingram Library Services: $129.16 - 5 books; J.P. Cooke Co: $78.60 - 200 animal license tags, flat s hooks; Jayne McMahon: $32.44 - Water deposit #4121294; Jc Golf Accessories: $1,919.76 - Divit, towels, tees, Markers, towels, hat clips, grips; Julianne Standen: $100.00 - Apply 20 patches @ $5 each; Kimball-Midwest: $931.96 - 2 paint, wheel weights & tire valves; Kingdom Holdings Llc: $10,419.89 - Hail repair of 2018 chevy, Hail repair of 2020 chevy; Klj Engineering Llc: $8,103.69 - Construction Admin & observation thru 10/1/22 10 unit t-hangar AIP 3-46-0020-015-2021; Kota: $100.00 - Graphic for Chamber ad; Kzmx Radio: $157.00 - 60x.30 sec radio ad; Lawrence & Schiller: $2,794.84 - Mightyhive, Sept Peak digital media efforts for paid search,pintrest, facebook, instagram; Lighting Maintenance, Contracts: $748.24 - monthly contract; Lightspeed: $500.00 - Monthly service Oct 23-Nov 23 gift cardss, email marketing,website,pos,golf mgmt; Locators & Supplies, Inc: $658.00 - diamond blade for cutting asphalt; Lori Sherrard: $334.15 - Refund wage garnishment payroll deduction; M.G. Oil Company: $9,117.31 - Gas,Diesel; Marco Technologies Llc: $136.97 - Copier contract 10/15 - 11/24 billing period, Copier meter usage,support desk; Maverick Tire & Auto Express: $54.00 - Balance 4 tires 2019 Dodge Durango; Nmt Partners Llc: $600.00 - Res-Carta web hosting May 2022- Apr 2023; Northern Hills Golf Car: $62.99 - Yamaha ignition switch; Northwest Pipe: $16,119.85 - saddle, 5 curb box, 6 curb box lids, 2 curb box lids, Gasketed pipe, mj cap, sleeve, restraint,curb stop, megalug kit, 15 curb stops, couplings, adapters, copper pipe, 3 manholes, couplings; Pepsi: $131.05 - Water, 7-up bib, co2 tank; Pete Lien & Sons, Inc: $1,000.45 - Sand 6.49 tn @ $55, Sand 5.67 tn @ $55, Sand 6.03 tn @ $55; Pomps Tire Service: $693.92 - 4 tires 2019 Dodge Durango; Quality Brands Of The Black: $225.25 - 9 cs beer; Rapid City Journal Subscription: $594.99 - 1 yr RC Journal subscription; River Run Greenhouse: $160.00 - 2 shrub plants; Rural America Initiatives: $43.00 - Refund overpayment EPMS visit 7/12/22 5 adult/12 child admissions; Rushmore Communications, Inc.: $980.00 - P25 radio program profile, latest firmware loaded, Removed wide band emissions & renewed FCC license KNGU727; Sd Dept. Of Revenue: $47.20 - New plates, title & registration 2000 Chrysler town&country van vin#02392 (courtesy car), Title, registration 2019 Dodge Charger vin#14941 and late fee; S.D. Dept Of Transportation: $274.30 - portion of bridge inspection costs, Danr - Fiscal Office: $240.00 - Water treatment 1 exams, water distribution II exams - 2 employees 2 exams each; Sams Club: $48.34 - Foam plates, Applesauce, gatorade; Sander Sanitation Services: $20,089.97 - Oct 2022 Garbage/recycle payments collected; Sanford Health Occupational Med: $35.00 - New employee drug screen; Sd Dept Of Health: $170.00 - Food service license renewal 2023; Servall: $197.62 - Towels 72.44, Mats, Towels 10/14, Towels 10/21; Simon North Region Sd: $86,653.46 - overlays on lincoln and cambridge, base course water breaks, portion of asphalt for water main breaks; Sonnys: $326.20 -170 pizza pans, Paper towels, t-paper, 2 dist wtr, laundry soap; South Dakota Magazine: $465.00 - Nov/Dec 2022 advertisment; Spot Wranglers: $675.00 - Shampoo carpet lobby, conf room, annex; Staples: $283.57 - Zebra pen refills 4 pkg, 60 rolls t-paper, p-towels,2 swiffer solution, trash bgs, 2 air freshner, 15 rolls paper towels, 6 pkg clorox disinfecting wipes, Avery labels, 2 bx brwn catalog envelopes, 2 bx wht catalog envelopes, 1 dz erasers, 1pk 750 file folder labels; Sturdevants Auto Parts: $633.22 - Distributor cap & rotor (C1), 2 bearing, Union (C1), Oil filters (C1), washer fluid, Belt, Rachet, Plug, connectors, lights (S7), 6 washer fluid, V-belt, Battery 2019 Charger, sparkplug, Bearings, antenna for backhoe, Windshield wiper (S7), spark plugs, wires (C1); The Cit Group: $208.47 - 24 mens suits for resale; T & J Enterprises: $740.00 - School safety curb/crosswalk painting; The Toro Company - Nsn: $162.00 - irrigation IT support; Trugreen Limited Partnership: $365.00 - Lawn service, Weed control; Tyler Owens: $79.99 - Reimbursement for coveralls from bomgaars; Usa Bluebook: $2,091.56 - hydrant adapter, root cutter head for jetting, ph tester ww lab equipt; Verizonwireless: $480.55 - Monthly Charges; Wegner Auto Co, Inc: $35,905.00 - Purchase 2022 Dodge Durango vin#8391; Wilson Electric Llc: $1,311.53 - mobility chain charger power addition @brookside; Yankton Community Library: $5.00 - Lost ILL book; Total: $541,762.27
Moved by Pratt, seconded by Romey, to approve the Wells Fargo credit card claims of $7,525.11
Wells Fargo Credit Card Claims: Nov 7, 2022: - Svc charge 9/18 - 10/18/22, $24.99; Holiday Inn Express - Lodging J. Temple, SDML annual conf 10/4 - 10/7 Watertown SD, $684.78; Cutter Equipment - Pitman arm, $150.20; - 2 Garage door timeer sensor, power adapter, $209.00; - Postage purchased, $450.00; Amazon - 4  10pk 12qt stack & pull storage, $179.96; Amazon - Black toner, $245.49; Amazon - 2 color toner, $692.10; Amazon - binders, dividers, $78.89; Amazon - Legal pads, memo books, pens, markers,external portable usb hard drive, white board, USB splitter, $234.00; LA Gear - 6 uniform shirts, 4 pants, 1pr boot, $330.56; Amazon - 12v hydraulic pump (S7 dump bed), $239.99; Amazon - Rock pick hammer, $19.51; Vista Print - 1 bx business cards, $17.00; Vista Print - 5 bx business cards (4 officers, 1 admin), $117.84; Amazon - 6pk clipboards, $26.94; Amazon - amber strobe light (SE1), $59.98; Amazon - 24 pk work gloves, $94.81; Amazon - share of desk keyboard tray, $39.50; Amazon - share of desk keyboard tray, $39.50; Air - 2022 - 2023 air nav subscription renewal, $50.00; National Pump Supply - pump, $2,334.17; Amazon - watinc banner set, $15.99; Amazon - 1883 dvd, $19.59; Fitness Graveyard - Star Trac line filter, $37.00; Amazon - Treadmill circuit breaker, $8.99; Hydra Fitness Exchange - Star Trac treadmill suppy board, $80.98; - Motor control board for treadmill, $349.83; Dollar General - foam plates, red pepper flakes, $10.00; SwimOutlet - 96 pr goggles, $683.52; Total: $7,525.11
101 General Fund: 3602.41
602 Water Fund: 2393.18
620 Golf Course: 359.2
621 Evans Plunge: 1170.32
Proclamation: Mayor Nelson read a proclamation declaring the month of November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Council Updates: Public Works Engineer Tracy Bastain provided road project and water & sewer main replacement updates. Concrete work on Jensen Hwy. is almost done, sidewalks are being poured at intersection. N. River has been partially tore up with two-way head to head traffic along the river side which seems to be working well. City crews dealt with another water main break on N. River St. and are getting well practiced, within 15 minutes crews arrived, shut off the water and repaired the break. Timing of road project was good because this line needed replaced. Temporary cross walks and stripping have been installed along N. River & the City purchased temporary lights that will be put up along the river side of the street to help light the streets. Reminder of the public meetings at 10am each Tuesday at the American Legion
Communications from the Public: Karen Meston, Chair of the Christmas in the Hills Committee, reviewed the 2022 parade route for the CITH parade. The route has changed this year due to the road reconstruction. They will begin at the State Veterans Home traveling east along Minnekahta Ave to N. River St where they will turn left, traveling North on River St. to the intersection of Battle Mountain Ave. and N. River St. They will turn right onto Battle Mountain traveling one block, then left onto Cold Brook Ave. following Cold Brook Ave. around to N. River St. ending at the Evans Plunge parking lot
Erica Ekrem, spoke to the Council about an ongoing issue with cats and wanted to refute a citation they received saying there was not enough detail to prove it was their cat. She stated there are many cats in the neighborhood that look the same and the City shouldn’t issue a citation to someone because a neighbor complains. Without proof that it was their cat wandering, they are not willing to pay the citation
Craig Romey on behalf of Eric Boyd shared thanks to the City for all they did for the river cleanup group
Public Hearing: Mayor Nelson opened the public hearing at 7:10 p.m. on the special sale alcoholic beverage license application from the Boys and Girls Club of Hot Springs for the Wreath & Wine Annual Fundraiser event scheduled for 11/12/22 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Mueller Civic Center 801 S. 6th St. Public comments were heard by Lisa Sagdalen from the Boys and Girls Club who thanked the City and Community for ongoing support of the club and asked if there were any questions from the Council. No questions, but thanks were heard from Councilwoman Johnston and Councilman Lukens. Hearing no other comments, Mayor Nelson closed the hearing at 7:12 p.m. Moved by Huddleston, seconded by Johnston, to approve the application
Personnel: Moved by Huddleston, second by Pratt, to approve personnel items (a-l) Misty Summers-Walton, FT Finance Officer, longevity increase $27.67/hr. effective 11/3/22, Bart Sieg, FT Class III Maintenance Operator, longevity increase $21.43/hr. effective 11/15/22, Pete Miles, FT Water Maintenance Operator, longevity increase $18.82/hr. effective 11/2/22, Jayla Evans, PT EPMS Lifeguard, $12.35/hr. effective 10/28/22, Edward Allen, FT Police Officer, last day effective 10/23/22, Jassen Correll, FT Wastewater Foreman, last day effective 10/31/22, Abigail Thomsen, PT Recreation Instructor, last day effective 10/31/22, Lane Henck, PT SHGC Horticulturist, last day 10/28/22, Jessica Luther, Haden Van Bibber, PT SHGC Laborer, last day 10/28/22, Dennis Neuhardt, Jay Miller, Randall Meyer, PT SHGC Maintenance Technician, last day 10/28/22, Christopher Houtman, PT SHGC Equipment Operator, last day 10/28/22, Karen Bingley, FT Asst. Finance Officer, last day effective 12/2/22
Moved by Huddleston, second by Johnston, to approve personnel items (m-n) Cayden Parmley, FT Wastewater Maintenance Operator last day effective 9/30/22, Cayden Parmley, PT Wastewater Maintenance Operator $11.77/hr. effective 10/17/22 - After discussion, a roll call vote was taken with Burris, Huddleston, Johnston, Lukens, Varvel and Wilson in favor and Pratt & Romey opposed
Ordinance: Moved by Johnston, second by Huddleston, to approve the first reading of Ordinance 1243: An Ordinance revising Title III Administration, Chapter 32: Historic Preservation; §32.01-32.08. Councilwoman Johnston provided a summary of recommended changes. Comments and questions were heard from Councilman Lukens, Pratt, Romey and Mayor Nelson. A roll call vote was taken with all members voting in favor
Resolutions: Moved by Huddleston, second by Pratt, to approve resolution 2022-22: A resolution of assignment of delinquent/uncollectible utility billing accounts
Resolution 2022-22
Resolution – Assignment Of Delinquent/Uncollectible
Utility Billing Accounts
WHEREAS, SDCL §9-22-4 of the South Dakota Codified Law states “every municipality may assign for collection any or all delinquent accounts receivable. After reasonable collection efforts, the governing body may determine that an account is uncollectible, and by formal action direct that the uncollectible amount be removed from the records and disclosed on that year’s financial report. Evidence of the debt removed from the records by the formal action of the governing body shall be retained by the municipality to support possible subsequent collection of that debt.”
WHEREAS, efforts have been made to collect these past due utility billing accounts, and
WHEREAS, adequate time has elapsed to consider these utility billing accounts delinquent and past due, and
NOW, THEREFORE IT IS RESOLVED, that the following accounts be deemed uncollectible and removed from the records:
Name:    Account #:Amount:
Kristi Schultz    00-10111000-07-9        $118.93
Bryan Scott        00-10112100-02-0    $62.46
Melvin Nygaard        00-10121000-00-1    $51.55
Judith Bredlau        01-10164000-01-4    $180.24
Bill & Ianita Curley    00-40146000-01-6    $62.46
Linda Davis        00-50081001-01-2    $129.13
Shopko Hometown 753    00-60164050-00-0    $516.57
Earl K Dowty        00-60191000-06-5    $299.51
Lloyd Girton        00-60247000-00-5    $132.94
Donna Dryden        00-70031000-00-7    $357.91
Susan Comstock    00-90184000-01-5    $162.78
Approved this 7th day of November, 2022
Bob Nelson, Mayor
Misty Summers-Walton, Finance Officer
Moved by Varvel, second by Johnston, to approve resolution 2022-23: A resolution establishing fees & charges for Missoula Children’s Theater & Workshop
Resolution 2022-23
Amend City Wide Fee Resolution
Establish Fees For Missoula Children’s Theater
WHEREAS, the City of Hot Springs, provides community services and programs at the Mueller Civic Center that are supported financially by fees and charges as allowed by South Dakota Codified Law and City Ordinances; and
WHEREAS, the City Council, under the advisement and recommendations of the City Administrator and the Admin & Finance Advisory Committee, has reviewed and wishes to establish new program registration and door charge fees for the Missoula Children’s Theater production; and
WHEREAS, the City of Hot Springs previously adopted a comprehensive City-wide fee schedule that will now be updated to reflect the new fees.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the City Council for the City of Hot Springs to amend the schedule of fees and charges as provided below:
Description    AmountNotes
Mueller Civic Center
Missoula Childrens Theatre
Program Registration Fees:
    First Child$25.00Each
    Second Child$20.00Each
    All Other Children    $15.00Each
Program Door Charges:
    Individual Admission Fee    $8.00    
    Family Admission Fee    $25.00Max 5
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the above rates be effective December 7, 2022 and that all rates, charges and fees shall be fairly and consistently applied, billed and collected by appropriate city staff and departments and shall remain in place and in effect until changed by an act of the City Council.
Adopted this 7th day of November, 2022
Bob Nelson, Mayor
Misty Summers-Walton, Finance Officer
 Moved by Lukens, second by Burris, to approve resolution 2022-24: A resolution to establish a new part-time Wastewater Class I Maintenance Operator position-Romey opposed
Resolution 2022-24
BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Hot Springs, South Dakota, to APPROVE a new Regular Part-Time Wastewater Maintenance Operator position
Wastewater Maintenance Operator position-P/T
POSITION TITLE: Part-time Wastewater Maintenance Operator position
WORK HOURS/DAYS: Hourly position, Part-Time not to exceed 25 hours per week. M-F with additional weekend, holiday, night hours possible as determined by supervisor
CLASSIFICATION: Part-Time, Non-exempt
WAGE: Starting $11.77/hr.
All Part-Time positions have the potential to increase hourly rate by .25¢ per hour for each year employed, up to a maximum of four years.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this part-time position is being created at this time due to staffing challenges and the offer from an existing full-time employee to stay on in a part-time capacity to assist the department during the period of staffing challenges.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that this resolution is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health and in support of the municipal government and its existing public institutions and shall become effective immediately upon passage pursuant to SDCL §9-19-13.
Dated November 07, 2022
Bob Nelson, Mayor
Misty Summers-Walton Finance Officer
New Business: Moved by Varvel, second by Johnston, to approve and authorize the Mayor to sign the following quit claim deeds related to the 17’ land swap the City agreed to in the 1950’s with the Fresno/Catholicon Ave. landowners; Russell Allen Fellows, Jerry L. Kaiser and Krystal Henegar, Loren and Patricia Seegrist, Kurt Seegrist, the Estate of Gary L. Moller, Bennie and Wade Hatch, and Carrell S. and Melinda D. Haines
Movd by Johnston, second by Huddleston, to approve and authorize the Mayor to sign the CDBG 1919-107-Sub-Grantee Amended Grant Agreement for an additional $204,025 for the Hot Springs Sewer and Water Improvement Project. Total CDBG award is now the maximum of $770,000. Current total contracted price with Complete Concrete is $2,208,322.88
Moed by Johnston, second by Varvel, to discuss a plat of FRMS Tract 1, located in the NE ¼ of Section 26, T7S, R5E, BHM, Fall River County, South Dakota-Councilwoman Johnston explained P&Z had some concerns with approving as submitted. Additional comments and questions were heard from Council and it was agreed that more information was necessary
Moved by Johnston, seconded by Huddleston, to refer the approval of plat of FRMS Tract 1, located in the NE ¼ of Section 26, T7S, R5E, BHM, Fall River County, South Dakota back to P&Z to get clarification and request stipulation of 66ft easement along 531.34 ft. of property
Moved by Wilson, second by Pratt, to approve a plat of Stanley Tract 1 and Stanley Tract 2 of Block 8, Phillips Addition to the City of Hot Springs, Fall River County, South Dakota. Formerly lot A-1, Lot A-2, Lot B-1 and Lot B-2
Moved by Pratt, second by Burris, to approve and authorize the emergency repair of the Airport hangar door not to exceed $2,000 to be funded by future contingency transfer
Moved by Varvel, second by Pratt, to approve the following 2023 liquor and retail wine license renewal applications; American Legion Post #71, Big Time Pizza, Buffalo Dreamer Restaurant LLC, BW Gas & Convenience Retail LLC DBA Yesway #1177, CS Inc. DBA Winner’s Circle, Dakotamart Inc. DBA Lynn’s Dakotamart, Dolgen Midwest LLC DBA Dollar General Store #18181, Family Dollar Stores of SD LLC #7126, Frankie’s Place LLC, Frog Project LLC DBA The Space, Good Karma Couture DBA Mornin’ Sunshine, Hanging J LLC DBA Red Rock River Resort, HSPLOFT Properties LLC, Misty River Tavern LLC, Sonny’s Super Foods, Southern Hills Golf Course, Southern Hills Mercantile LLC, Springs Hotel LLC DBA Springs Coffee Kiosk, Springs Restaurant, Stanwel LLC DBA Riverfront Gallery and Woolly’s Western Grill
Moved by Lukens, second by Huddleston, to approve an automatic budget supplement to the Additional Sales Tax Fund of $257,805-Airport Improvements (212-21200-45420) and $1,624.90-Professional Services (212-21200-42200) for construction and construction administration of the 10 unit T-hangar. Reimbursement revenue of $259,429.90 received from AIP grant funding #3-46-0022-015-2021
Moved by Johnston, second by Varvel, to recognize and record the name of the supplier of 10,000 gallons of Propane, as required by SDCL §5-18C-6. Purchase was made with McGas at $1.79/gallon. Other vendors considered were Nelson’s Oil & Gas at $2.00 and Enning Propane $1.80. Purchase will exceed current budget authority by approximately $10,000 to be funded by future contingency transfer
Moved by Pratt, second by Burris, to approve travel/training request from Police Officer/SRO Thomas McMillan to attend the 2022 Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee Annual Conference on 11/8 & 11/9/22 in Sioux Falls, SD
Moved by Varvel, second by Huddleston, to approve a travel/training request from Finance Officer, Misty Summers-Walton to attend the Black Hills Area Finance Officers Association meeting scheduled for 12/7/22 in Summerset, SD
Moved by Burris, second by Varvel, to approve a travel/training request from Water Maintenance Operators; Tadd Harder and Pete Miles to attend the operator certification exams for Water Treatment I and Water Distribution II certification on 11/17/22 in Spearfish, SD
Mayor Nelson asked to defer all committee and administrative reports until the 11/21/22 Council meeting
Executive Session: Moved by Huddleston, seconded by Pratt, to go into executive session under SDCL 1-25-2 (1) Personnel and (3) Legal at 8:38 p.m. Mayor Nelson, City Attorney Goff, City Administrator Temple, Finance Officer Summers-Walton and Councilmembers Burris, Huddleston, Johnston, Lukens, Pratt, Romey, Varvel and Wilson attended. At 10:19 p.m. City Administrator Temple exited and returned at 10:21 p.m. at 10:33 p.m. Mayor Nelson exited and returned at 10:35 p.m. All present exited executive session at 10:56 p.m.
Adjournment: Being no further business to come before the Council, moved by Romey, seconded by Pratt, to adjourn at 10:57 p.m.
Bob Nelson, Mayor
Misty Summers-Walton, Finance Officer
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