Town Of Oelrichs
Regular Meeting for October 11, 2022
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, Jess Hamar
Staff Present: Ellen White, Susan Hamilton, Roy Merdanian III joined the meeting at 7:04 p.m., Doug Burdette
Guests Present: Dottie Messinio
Comments and Concerns: (3 minutes each) - None
Additions and Corrections to the Agenda – J.Messinio made a motion to add Linehan Estate water bill to the agenda and J. Hamar 2nd the motion; motion carried
Approval of Agenda – J. Messinio made a motion to approve the agenda and J. Hamar 2nd the motion; motion carried.
Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes September 13, 2022, and Special meeting September 22, 2022: J. Hamar made a motion to approve the meeting minutes for September and J. Messinio 2nd the motion; motion carried.
Old Business: Bid for alley cleanup for trees: An ad will be put in the newspaper for bids to clean up the alleys for trees and for tree trimming around town. A letter will be sent out to the property owners about the alleys being apart of the streets that need to be kept mowed and cleared of branches, and to be maintained. J. Hamar made a motion for the bid and alley cleanup and J. Messino 2nd the motion; motioned carried.
Pay Claims- GENERAL: Rocking RK Enterprises-$120-mowing 2x in September; Roy Merdanian III-$36.94-Aug. wages for public works, Roy Merdanian III-$793.09-Aug. water wages, Roy Merdanian III-$36.94-public wages for Sept., Roy Merdanian III-$422.51- Sept. water wages; Susan Hunt-$60.00-cleaning Community Center for Sept. Fall River County Herald Star-$62.04; Ellen White-$61.74-two business checkbook binders; Lynn Anderson-$1000-reinbursement for liquor license; WATER: Doug Burdette-$932.19-Sept. water wages; US Bank-$1,026.66- water loan payment; Oelrichs Post Office-$58.00-rental for Box 12; Dakota Supply Group-$865.38-supplies; Golden West-$108.39-internet and water building phone; Fall River Water Users-$1,302.57-water usage; SD 811-$7.35-message fees; Accouter Rental-$762.00-mini-x; Stamp Fulfillment Services-$14.10- additional payment; J. Messinio made a motion to approve the claims and J. Hamar 2nd the motion; motion carried.
Water Report - The water report was read for September by D. Burdette. 8/31- meters were read for August; 9/4- date entered for billing, 9/13-picked up plumbing parts needed for on-hand supply to be able to make repairs and not have to go to a hardware store. More inventory will be needed, 9/14- water sample was taken, and the results were good, 9/19- database created for curb stop/meter maintenance and repair, data base created for fire hydrant and main valves, contacted McGuire Iron in reference to getting our town maintenance scheduled. 9/20-9/21 installed new meter pit and meter at 108 W. 4th St and installed a new curb stop box at 326 W. 7th St, October 11th- McGuire Iron came to do the bi-annual maintenance on water tower, got the tower back online October 12th. J. Messinio made a motion to accept the water report and J. Hamar 2nd the motion; motion carried.
Public Works Report – The public works report was read by R. Merdanian III. Simon Construction touched up the streets and they will be back in February or March to blade the streets. The railing was put up at the Post Office by the sidewalk. J. Messinio made the motion to accept the public works report and J. Hamar 2nd the motion; motion carried.
Treasurer’s Report - General fund beginning balance $76,777.16, debits $1,111.74, credits $9,312.33, ending balance $84,997.75; Water fund checking beginning balance $74,890.52, debits $5,675.89. credits $3,785.89, ending balance $72,999.74, Maintenance fund beginning balance $1,121.18, credits $100.01, ending balance $1,221.19, General funds saving beginning balance $21,602.12, credits $0.17, ending balance $21,602.29, Water deposits beginning balance $5,601.64, credits $0.05, ending balance0 $5,061.69, Water fund depreciation beginning balance $24,487.74, credits $350.21, ending balance $24,837.95, Water reserve $8,670.68, credits $0.07, ending balance $8,670.75. A motion was made by J. Hamar to accept the treasurer’s report and J. Messinio 2nd the motion; motion carried.
Town Clerk’s Report- No report
New Business: Doug Burdette- Wants to purchase a mini-x and tools for the water department- Tabled the purchase of mini-x. J. Hamar made a motion to approve Dough to buy $1,000 worth of tools for the water department and J. Messinio 2nd the motion; motion carried.
Changing the November town board meeting due to voting on November 8th- J. Hamar made a motion to have the meeting on November 14th at 7:00 p.m. and J. Messinio 2nd the motion; motion carried.
Hiring a professional weed control company for spraying weeds for the streets- J. Messinio made a motion to contact Fall River County to see if they will spray the weeds in Oelrichs and J. Hamar 2nd the motion; motion carried.
Linehan Estate water bill- J. Hamar made a motion to have the water shut off because of a past due water bill and J. Messioni 2nd the motion; motion carried.
End of Meeting Comments or Concerns - The insurance guy came by to look at the town buildings. He said there needs to be a fire extinguisher and first aide kit in the water building
Adjournment: J.Messino made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:00 p.m. and J. Hamar 2nd the motion; motion carried.
Ellen White, Town Clerk
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Published: Nov. 17, 2022