Wednesday August 8, 2018
The Martin City Council met in Regular Session on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in the Martin Library Community Room at 101 Main Street.
Mayor Gary Rayhill called the meeting to order with council members, Chuck Gotheridge, Tootie Moffitt, Shirley McCue, and Angie Hicks present. Absent, Gregg Claussen, Walter York.
Others present were Mike Olson and James Begeman with the Bennett County Golf Association, City Attorney Sara Frankenstein, City Foreman Paul Noel, and Finance Officer Jean Kirk.
Approval of Agenda: Hicks moved to approve the agenda with flexibility. Seconded by Moffitt, all voting aye, motion carried.
Minutes: McCue moved to approve the minutes for the July 11th meeting. Hicks seconded the motion, all voting aye, motion carried.
Finance Officer’s Report: McCue moved to approve the Finance officer’s report for July. Seconded by Moffitt, all voting aye, motion carried.
Beginning Balance On Hand $2,168,458; July Receipts 119,865; Total to be accounted for 2,288,323; Transfer In 14,281; Transfer Out 14,281; Disbursements 180,626; Outstanding Warrants 10,035; CD & Petty Cash 16,586
Claims August 2018: The claims were reviewed by the council. McCue moved to approve claims for payment. Seconded by Moffitt, all voting aye, motion carried.
July Wages, General Fund, $28,339.14; July Wages, Markota Fund, $6,253.63; July Wages, Enterprise fund, $6,946.11; June withholdings, wage withholdings, $8,477.17; Aflac, insurance, $477.57; Assurity Life, insurance, $18.10; SD Retirement, retirement, $3,869.36; City of Martin, water bill, $18.32; Health Pool of South Dakota, health insurance, $4,191.60; Marco, copier lease, $200.46; AT&T Mobility, cell phones, $135.71; Armstrong Extinguisher, annual maintenance and new extinguisher, $566.00; City of Martin Savings, savings, $14,286.46; Bob’s Gas, propane for truck, $25.32; Hawkins, cylinder rental, $30.00; City of Martin, water bills, $8,734.78; Kratovils True Value, supplies, $320.68; Martin Drug, pool supplies, $16.71; Martin Auto Parts, parts & supplies, $319.14; Lacreek Electric, electric bill, $7,223.75; Lacreek Electric, repair street light by H&H, $604.13; General Store, supplies,, $257.86; Harvey’s Lock Shop, keys for softball lights, $36.00; Northwest Pipe Fittings, water and sewer supplies culverts, $12,395.27; BC Booster, publications, $90.72; Quill Corporation, office supplies, $301.95; SD Dept of Revenue, garbage tax, $691.83; SD Dept of Revenue, water tests, $149.00; Servall, mats & rugs for office, pool, & police, $181.91; Servall, mats & rugs for pool, $67.96; Stan Houston Equipment, grease gun, extreme hammer, $733.92; Golden West Telecommunications, phone & internet, $931.95; Kratovil Electric, replace light at shop, $192.30; GE Associates, barrel of oil, $845.35; Diesel Machinery Inc, roller rental, $1,600.00; Kadrmas Lee & Jackson, Water improvement project, $167.86; Kadrmas Lee & Jackson, airport master plan, $8,631.66; OST Energy, WAPA credits, $523.51; SD One Cal, one calls, $110.88; Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, bond council for water project, $7,594.34; Gunderson Palmer Goodsell & Nelson, attorney fees, $1,260.00; Sirchie Finger Print Laboratories, police supplies, $66.07; Voyager Fleet System, fuel for vehicles, $1,844.35; Salomon Sanitation, garbage service, $7,252.70; Michael Todd & Co, paint for cross walks, $804.20; Keep it Safe, offsite back up, $71.90; Lodge at Deadwood, room for airport conference, $186.00; Card Services, battery backup for police computers, $157.51; AT&T Mobility, air cards for cops, $125.94; Softline Data, bill cards, $217.00; Simon North Region, cold mix and Oil for streets, $17,519.43; Leads ON Line, software for police, $1,578.00; Total $136,981.53;
Moffitt moved to approve payment of $1531.00 to the USDA for the lagoon payment. Seconded by McCue, all voting aye motion carried.
McCue moved to approve a donation of $100 out of BBB funds to the Martin Volunteer Fire Department to help with the pancake breakfast. Moffitt seconded the motion. All voting aye, motion carried.
McCue moved to approve the quarterly water tower payment of $10,866.09. Hicks seconded the motion. All voting aye, motion carried.
Hicks moved to approve the transfer of $75,517 from the Capital Street Improvement Fund to the General Fund to pay for street improvement expenses. Moffitt seconded the motion. All voting aye, motion carried.
McCue moved to transfer $29,000 from the Liquor Fund to the Markota Fund to help cover expenses from the swimming pool. Gotheridge seconded the motion. All voting aye, motion carried.
Golf Association: James Begeman updated the Council on the financial situation of the Golf Association. He listed some of the major expenses that the association still has left to pay. He will have a better idea of what is left to pay next month at which time golfing will be pretty much done for the year. He asked to be put on the agenda for the September meeting.
Airport Entitlements: McCue moved to approve the transfer of the fiscal year 2015 unused entitlement of $93,570 from the Martin Municipal Airport to the Hoven Airport. Moffitt seconded the motion. All voting aye, motion carried.
Camper Ordinance 2018-212: An Ordinance Regarding Parking And Using Recreational Vehicles For Sleeping Or Living Purposes
City Attorney Frankenstein went over with the Council her draft of the camper ordinance.
A motion was entered by McCue and seconded by Moffitt to approve the first reading of Ordinance #2018-212. All voting aye, motion carried.
McCollam Main Street Water Tap: Foreman Noel explained to the Council that the water at 308 Main Street and 310 Main Street share a single water tap. The water goes into the 310 Main St building and then branches off to the 308 Main St property. Kelvin McCollam owner of the 308 Main St property wants his own water line. Foreman Noel told the Council rather than cutting into Main Street and tapping the water main he could split the services at the sidewalk and then each building would have their own shutoffs. Hicks moved to have Foreman Noel split the water services at the sidewalk. McCue seconded the motion, all voting aye, motion carried.
First Reading of 2019 Budget Ordinance #211: The Council reviewed budget information provided by Finance Officer Kirk and the first reading of APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE # 211 was held. McCue moved to approve the first reading of Appropriation Ordinance #211. Moffitt seconded the motion, all voting aye, motion carried.
Personnel: Hicks moved to allow Paul Noel and Floyd Gerry to cash in 80 hours of vacation. Moffitt seconded the motion, all voting aye, motion carried.
Building Permits: One building permit was reviewed. Kristine Novak at 507 State Street is putting in a storage shed. Hicks moved to approve the building permit. McCue seconded the motion, all voting aye, motion carried.
Past Due Water Bills: McCue moved to handle past due water bills as usual. Hicks seconded the motion. All voting aye, motion carried
Adjournment: As there was no further business to come before the council at this time, motion to adjourn was entered by McCue.
The next city council meeting will be held September 12, at 5:30 p.m. at the Library Community Room.
Dated this 8th day of August, 2018
Gary Rayhill, Mayor
Jean Kirk, Finance Officer
Published once at the total approximate cost of $84.42
Published: August 22, 2018