PROCEEDINGS: Edgemont Common Council April 17, 2018

Proceedings

City of Edgemont Common Council
Regular Meeting
April 17, 2018

Call To Order – Roll Call: Mayor Jerry Dibble called the regular meeting of the Edgemont Common Council to order at 7:00 p.m. on April 17, 2018, at Edgemont City Hall. Present were Council members, Terry Leehey, Carla Schepler, Carl Shaw, Jason Shook, Barbara Strozewski and Sandra Woodard.

The Pledge of Allegiance was stated.

Conflict Of Interest For Council Members: No conflicts were heard.

Approval Of Agenda: Carl Shaw made a motion to approve the April 17, 2018 agenda. Motion seconded by Sandra Woodward. Motion passed with unanimous vote. 

Approval Of Minutes: Sandra Woodward made a motion to approve the April 2, 2018 minutes. Motion was seconded by Sandra Woodward. Motion passed with unanimous vote. 

Committee Reports: Law Enforcement – Steve Yenulonis

Public Works Committee – Sandra Woodward read the list provided by the Utility Crew.

Finance/Personnel Committee – Sandra Woodward stated that the claims were reviewed and approved. She also stated that summer time employment was discussed. 

Mayor – Mayor Dibble stated that he was contacted by BNSF about leasing the parking lot again.

Public Comment: Scott Davis introduced himself and announced that he was running for the Fall River County Sheriff and would like everyone’s support. He also said that if anyone had any questions he would be happy to discuss them and that Edgemont is a community he is looking at to make some changes.

Jason Shook stated that he was working in his yard on April 7th and two dogs approached him and tried to bite him. He pointed at Carl Shaw and said that it was his dog. Mayor and Council said that this was not the time or place to discuss this. Jason left the meeting due to lack of support from them.

Approval Of Claims: Sandra Woodward made a motion to approve the April 17, 2018 claims totaling $43,887.38. Motion seconded by Carl Shaw. Motion carried with unanimous roll call vote.

April 2-16, 2018 Salaries: Administration 1557.49, Streets 2561.26, Cemetery 29.47, West Nile 48.32, Park 295.53, Library 867.06, Water 957.70, Sewer 728.98, Garbage 495.12. Total Salaries: $7540.93.

April 2-16, 2018 Expenditures: Boot Barn 149.99 boot allowance – Randy Millburn, Butler 21150.45 lease & supplies, Culligan 46.50 supplies, Custer-Fall River Landfill 95.68 landfill fees, FR Co Herald 647.30 publishing, First Western Insurance 7647.00, Golden West Tech 77.50 firewall, Hat Creek Grill 63.62 election, LexisNexis 50.00 court updates, MidContinent 106.00 lab fees, Rancher’s 206.85 supplies, Red Wing Shoes 150.00 boot allowance – Kyle Kaiser, Riteway Business Forms 420.59 utility forms, Sander’s 4150.35 garbage, SDGFOA 125.00 professional fees, SD One Call 26.88 professional fees, Steven’s Auto 65.99 supplies, Sturdevants 536.08 supplies, Teresa Moore 75.00 water deposit refund, USA BlueBook 417.67 supplies, IUOE Local 49 138.00 dues. Total expenditures: $36346.45.

Old Business: C Street Resolution 2018-04-17 - Carl Shaw made a motion to approve the C Street Resolution 2018-04-17 as read. Motion was seconded by Sandra Woodward. Motion carried with unanimous roll call vote.

Resolution 2018-04-17

Resolution To Vacate Portion Of “C” Street

WHEREAS, a petition was filed by the Fall River County Fair Association, Inc. and the Edgemont School District 23-1, asking that a portion of “C” Street running between Tract A of Fairgrounds Addition in the Plat of Tract A of Fairgrounds Addition, and between 520 feet of Edgemont School District land described in the Warranty Deed filed in the office of the Register of Deeds of Fall River County on the 28th day of June, 1968 at 1:45 p.m., and recorded in Book 81 of Deeds, Page 572, pursuant to SDCL 9-45-7; and

WHEREAS, the City of Edgemont having ordered the petition to be filed with the Finance Manager, who gave notice by publication once each week for two successive weeks, that the petition was filed and stating in brief its object and that the City Council would hear and consider the petition not less than ten days from the last publication of the notice; and

WHEREAS, all parties who own property contiguous to that portion of “C” Street which is petitioned to be vacated have assented to said vacation in writing; and

WHEREAS, the Common Council, after having heard the evidence and testimony of the parties interested, have determined that it is in the best interest of the City to approve the petition in all respects; 

The Common Council of the City of Edgemont do hereby approve the petition in all respects and do hereby vacate that portion of “C” Street described as follows:

The 520 feet of “C” Street lying north of the Edgemont School District land described in the Warranty Deed filed in the office of the Register of Deeds of Fall River County on the 28th day of June, 1968 at 1:45 p.m., and recorded in Book 81 of Deeds, Page 572; and said 520 feet of “C” Street lying East of the Northeast corner of Block 1 of Campus Addition to the City of Edgemont, South Dakota, and described in the Annexed Plat of Campus Addition to The City of Edgemont, South Dakota, comprising a part of the West Half of the Northwest Quarter (W1/2NW1/4) of Section One (1), Township Nine South (T9S), Range Two East (R2E), BHM, in Fall River County, South Dakota, which said plat was filed in the office of the Register of Deeds of Fall River County on the 29th day of October, 1951, and recorded in Book 5 of Plats, page 49; and said 520 feet of “C” Street lying South of Tract A in the Plat of Tract A of Fairgrounds Addition, located in Lot 4 in the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter (NWl/4 of NWl/4) of Section One (1), Township Nine South (T9S), Range Two East (R2E), BHM, in Fall River County, County South Dakota, which said plat was filed in the office of the Register of Deeds of Fall River County on the 10th day of June, 1983 at 9:30 a.m., and recorded in Book XIII of Plats, Page 11.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the City of Edgemont to be affixed this 17th day of April, 2018.

Edgemont Common Council

Edgemont, South Dakota

Attest:

Jerry Dibble, Mayor

Karen S Cain, Finance Officer

New Business - John Sturgis – General Questions: John Sturgis asked several questions of the Council. Why was Lance Russell was no longer the attorney? What are the finances? Is the City liability insurance sufficient? Concern about cell service. Ambulance Service is doing a great job. Who gives the Public Works Crew direction? Are the sewer lines tested for methane? The Fire Dept needs to be fixed. He has many more questions that he would like to find answers to at a later date.

Volunteer For Rubble Site On Saturdays: Carl Shaw made a motion allow a volunteer to open the rubble site on Saturdays from 1-4pm, with the exact days and times to be finalized with the volunteer and posted on the website and Facebook, and to add Robert Schepler to the volunteer roster for the City. Motion was seconded by Barbara Strozewski. Motion carried with unanimous vote.

Nate Leonard – Designate As Edgemont Representative For National Conference: Sandra Woodward made a motion to designate Nate Leonard as the City of Edgemont’s Representative for the National Conference to be held in Los Angeles. Motion was seconded by Barbara Strozewski. Motion carried with unanimous vote.

Plate Compactor: Sandra Woodward made a motion to table this item until other options are looked into. Motion was seconded by Barbara Strozewski. Motion carried with unanimous vote.

Vote Canvass: Carla Schelper made a motion to approve the canvassing of the votes. Motion was seconded by Barbara Strozewski. Motion carried with unanimous roll call vote.

Adjournment: Sandra Woodward made a motion to adjourn at 8:01p.m. Motion was seconded by Carl Shaw. Motion carried with unanimous vote.

The next regular City Council meeting will be held May 1, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Minutes Unapproved

Attest

/s/Jerry Dibble

Jerry Dibble, Mayor

Attest

/s/Karen S Cain

Karen S Cain, Finance Officer

Published once at the total approximate cost of $95.76

Published: April 26, 2018

Fall River County Herald

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