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The regular meeting of the City of Scotland was called to order by Mayor Curtis Hofer at 5:00pm on Monday, July 6, 2020. The following council members answered to roll call Randy Abbink, Tim Asche, Dennis Bietz, Sean Barrett, and Randy Thum. Those council members absent were Victor Settje. Others present were Finance Officer Tanya Bult, City Maintenance Jason Alberts and Chris Simantel, Chief of Police Joel Neuman, Ryan Murtha, Kim McLaury, Peggy Schelske, Jerry Nelson, Pam Cokeley, Julie Dangel, Mike Dangel, James Dangel (5:02pm), Tyler Grosz (5:02pm), Jake Monclova (5:06pm), Mary Jo Bauder (5:16pm), and Dennis Kronaizl (5:34pm).

A motion was made by Thum, second by Abbink to approve the agenda. All voted in favor. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Bietz, second by Barrett to approve the minutes of last month’s regular meeting and official canvass meeting. All voted in favor. Motion carried.

The bills were presented and a motion was made by Thum, second by Asche to approve the bills. All voted in favor. Motion carried.

City Bills Presented By:
AFLAC     Employee Insurance     $304.15
B-Y WATER DISTRICT     8,273,000 Gallons     $25,763.30
BARB SUESS     Election Worker     $143.44
BILLIE JO HAYS     Election Worker     $143.44
CASH SMART     Pool Bathroom Cleaner     $31.37
CENTRAL FARMERS COOP     Diesel, Gasoline     $117.08
CHASE PEST SERVICE     Pest Control: City Hall, Fire Hall     $120.00
COLONIAL RESEARCH     CRC-52     $151.45
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES     Finance Office     $3,920.79
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES     Library     $1,741.95
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES     Lifeguards     $2,228.57
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES     Police     $3,701.03
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES     Rubble Site     $728.19
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES     Streets     $4,684.44
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES     Summer Maint     $2,822.14
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES     Water     $2,407.47
DAKOTA DATA SHRED     Document Destruction     $72.16
FARMERS & MERCHANTS STATE BANK     ACH Fees - June     $21.86
FIRST CHIROPRACTIC CENTER     DOT Drug Screen x2     $104.00
FREMAR LLC     Duracore/LV6     $167.95
GALLS, LLC     Police Supplies     $36.03
GOLDEN WEST COMMUNICATIONS     Phone, Internet, Fax     $617.83
HAWKINS INC     Pool Chemicals     $2,313.40
IN THE SWIM     Pool - Leaf Skimmer     $24.43
IRS     Employee Withholding     $5,803.86
JASON ALBERTS     Reimburse: Cell (June)     $50.00
KENT LEHR     Attorney Fees     $1,096.10
MAIN STOP     Gasoline     $237.03
MICHAEL TODD & COMPANY INC     Reflector, Shoe Runner, Baffle Strip     $185.83
MICHELLE KASS     Election Worker     $143.44
MYERS SANITATION     Residential Garbage Service     $5,278.85
NORTHWESTERN ENERGY     Electricity, Natural Gas     $5,240.03
ONE OFFICE SOLUTION     Office Supplies     $30.47
PITNEY BOWES LLC     Postage Machine Lease     $167.34
RETTEDQAL'S DEPT STORE     Lifeguard T-Shirts     $174.00
SCHUURMANS FARM SUPPLY     Scag Mower Parts     $119.98
SCOTLAND ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION     2020 Donation     $5,000.00
SCOTLAND HARDWARE     Repairs, Maint, Supplies     $1,057.14
SCOTLAND JOURNAL     Notices, Ads     $492.70
SCOTLAND YOUTH CENTER     2020 Donation     $4,000.00
SD DEPT OF REVENUE     Sales Tax: Camping, Garbage, Pool     $693.65
SD DEPT OF REVENUE     Samples: Water     $15.00
SD CHILD SUPPORT     Monthly Payment     $1,019.07
SD ONE CALL     Line Locates     $7.84
SD RETIREMENT     Employee Retirement     $2,661.39
SLOWEY CONSTRUCTION     State Street Drainage     $32,163.36
TANYA BULT     Reimburse: Supplies, Phone (Jan-June)     $596.40
TREETOP PRODUCTS INC     Picnic Table x2     $1,565.43
US BANK TRUST     Drinking Water #1     $2,791.53
US BANK TRUST     Clean Water #2     $10,523.60
US POSTMASTER     Library PO Box Rental     $64.00
VAN DIEST SUPPLY COMPANY     West Nile Spray     $2,287.50
VERIZON     Police Mobile Broadband     $40.01
VISION SERVICE PLAN     Employee Vision Insurance     $34.84
WELLMARK BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD     Employee Health Insurance     $2,417.56
YANKTON JANITORIAL SUPPLY     Bathroom Supplies     $485.48

Ambulance Bills Presented By:
AMBILL ASSOCIATES     Claims: May (5)     $175.00
AMBULANCE WAGES     On Call / Trips     $343.52
CASH SMART     Supplies     $40.08
CITY OF SCOTLAND     Trip - Joel (1)     $30.00
FARMERS & MERCHANTS STATE BANK     Wire Transfer Fee     $20.00
IRS     Employee Withholding     $56.96
JIM MARUSKA     Reimburse: Diesel, Meal, Flight     $554.17
JOEL NEUMAN     Reimburse: EMR Class x2     $150.00
ONE OFFICE SOLUTION     Ink Cartridge, Binders     $183.28

Finance Officer’s Report - In June, 15 notices of intent to disconnect service letters were mailed with none being disconnected. Bult has been asked how profitable is the city camping, as of the end of June we have collected $1,985. Received a grant of $1,203 as part of the West Nile spraying program. City wide clean-up will be held Monday, June 13; everything must be out to the curb by 8am and sorted.

Chief of Police - 1 EMS training, 1 police officer meeting and training with day and night qualifications, 3 driving complaints, 2 juvenile harassment complaints, 1 suspicious person/vehicle at the park, 1 suspicious person walking on Hwy 25, 6 dogs at large, 1 domestic assist, 1 welfare check, 2 domestic complaints, 1 dog vs dog bite report, 1 dog vs person bite report, 11 curfew violations, 2 curfew complaints, 1 underage drinking party.

City Maintenance Employee Report - Street striping crew will be here Wednesday. Scrap metal crew will be here late August/early September.

Public Concerns:
Julie Dangel - Wondering about the status of the garage moved to the lumber yard property. Wondering while licensing dogs could the city require the owner to DNA the dogs.

Council Concerns/Committee Reports:
Abbink - None
Asche - Status of new basketball hoops for basketball court
Bietz - None  
Barrett - None
Thum - Maintenance from storm sewer project
Hofer - Wanted to thank Victor Settje for his years of service on the council.

Cemetery Fence Update - The committee is waiting on bids and will bring back recommendation to the council.

Adoption of International Property Maintenance Code - A motion was made by Bietz, second by Abbink to approve the second reading to the 2018 International Property Maintenance Code. All voted in favor.  Motion carried.
FOR CHAPTER 18 OF THE MUNICIPAL ORDINANCES BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Scotland as follows:


Ordinance #2020-01 is an ordinance to adopt the 2018 edition of the International Property Maintenance Code with local amendments.  The City Council of the City of Scotland has deemed these regulations and controls to be reasonable and reasonably related to the purpose of promoting the health, safety, and general welfare of the City of Scotland.  

This Ordinance shall govern all territory within the statutory jurisdiction of the City of Scotland, South Dakota.

Should any Article, Section, Subsection, or Provision of this Ordinance be found to be or declared invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the validity or constitutionality of the Ordinance as a whole or any part thereof, other than the portion so declared to be invalid or unconstitutional.  


Chapter 18.01 Property Maintenance Code

18.01.01. Adopted
The City Council hereby adopts Chapters 1 through 8 the International Property Maintenance Code, 2018 Edition, including Appendix A, as published by the International Code Council, Inc. as the Property Maintenance Code of the City to provide standards to safeguard life or limb, health, property, and public welfare by regulating, governing, and controlling the use, occupancy, conditions, and maintenance of all property, buildings, and structures within this City and to provide for a just, equitable, and practicable method whereby buildings or structures, which from any cause endanger the life, limb, morals, property, safety, or welfare of the general public or their occupants, may be repaired, vacated, or demolished.  The minimum requirements and standards of the 2018 International Property Maintenance Code will become effective on July 6, 2020.  A copy of this Code shall be kept on file in the office of the Building Official.

The following sections and subsections of the property maintenance code adopted in this Ordinance shall be amended, added, or deleted as follows.  All other sections or subsections of the 2018 International Property Maintenance Code shall remain as originally published.

101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Property Maintenance Code of the City of Scotland, South Dakota, hereinafter referred to as “this code.”

101.3 Intent. This code shall be construed to secure its expressed intent, which is to ensure public health, safety, and welfare insofar as they are affected by the continued occupancy and maintenance of structures and premises.  Existing structures and premises that do not comply with these provisions shall be altered or repaired to provide a minimum level of health and safety as required herein.  Repairs, alterations, additions to, and change of occupancy in existing buildings shall comply with this Ordinance and with any other applicable City ordinances or regulations.

102.3 Application of other codes. Repairs, additions, or alterations to a structure, or changes of occupancy, shall be done in accordance with the procedures and provisions of the International Building Code, International Existing Building Code, International Fuel Gas Code, International Mechanical Code, International Residential Code, and the Plumbing and Electrical Codes adopted by the State of South Dakota. Nothing in this code shall be construed to cancel, modify or set aside any provision of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Scotland, South Dakota.

103.1 Creation of enforcement agency. Building services is hereby created and the official in charge thereof shall be known as the Building Official.

103.2 Appointment. Not adopted by the City.

103.3 Deputies. Not adopted by the City. 

103.4 Liability. The Building Official, members of the board of appeals, or employees charged with the enforcement of this code, while acting for the jurisdiction, in good faith and without malice in the discharge of the duties required by this code or other pertinent law or ordinance, shall not thereby be rendered liable personally, and are hereby relieved from all personal liability for any damage accruing to persons or property as a result of an act or by reason of an act or omission in the discharge of official duties. Any suit instituted against any officer or employee because of an act performed by that officer or employee in the lawful discharge of duties and under the provisions of this code shall be afforded all the protection by the city's insurance pool and any immunities and defenses provided by other applicable state and federal laws and be defended by the legal representative of the City until the final termination of the proceedings. The Building Official or any subordinate shall not be liable for costs in an action, suit, or proceeding that is instituted in pursuance of the provisions of this code.

103.5 Fees. The fees for activities and services performed by the department in carrying out its responsibilities under this code shall be adopted by resolution by the Council and kept of file in the office of the city finance officer.

107.7 Extension of time agreement. If the Building Official determines that an extension of time will not create or perpetuate a situation imminently dangerous to life or property, the Building Official may grant an extension of time, not to exceed 180 days, in which to complete the work listed in the Notice and Order. Any extension shall not extend the time to appeal the Notice and Order. Any extension shall be agreed to in writing in a document containing the following:

1.  A reasonable and acceptable schedule, setting forth specific dates to complete   corrective action for each violation listed in the Notice and Order.
2.  A signature of the responsible party.

111.1 Application for appeal. Any person directly affected by a decision of the Building Official or a notice or order issued under this code shall have the right to appeal to the Board of Appeals, provided that a written application for appeal is filed within 10 days after the day the decision, notice, or order was served.  An application for appeal shall be based on a claim that the true intent of this code or the rules legally adopted thereunder have been incorrectly interpreted, the provisions of this code do not fully apply, or the requirements of this code are adequately satisfied by other means.  The Board shall have no authority relative to the interpretation of the administrative provisions of this code nor shall the Board be empowered to waive requirements of this code.

 111.2 Designation of Board of Appeals. In order to hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions, or determinations made by the Building Official relative to the application and interpretation of this code, the Council hereby assumes the responsibilities of the Board of Appeals for this code.  All decisions and findings of the Board shall be final and shall be rendered in writing to the appellant with a duplicate copy to the Building Official.  

111.2.1 Alternate members. Not adopted by the City.  

111.2.2 Chairman. Not adopted by the City.  

111.2.3 Disqualification of member. Not adopted by the City.

111.2.4 Secretary. Not adopted by the City.

111.2.5 Compensation of members. Not adopted by the City.

111.3 Notice of meeting. Not adopted by the City.

111.4 Submission of appeals. All appeals must be submitted in writing to the Building Official within ten days of the order, decision, or determination of the Building Official that is being appealed. Once the appeal is received by the Building Official, he shall place the appeal on the Council’s next regular meeting agenda that is more than seven days (inclusive) from the date of receipt of the appeal.

111.4.1 Appeal hearings. All hearings before the Board shall be open to the public.  The appellant, the appellant's representative, the Building Official, any member of the City's staff, or any person whose interests are affected shall be given an opportunity to be heard.

111.4.1 Procedure. Not adopted by the City.

111.5 Postponed hearing. Not adopted by the City.

112.4 Failure to comply. Any person who shall continue any work after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be deemed in violation of this Ordinance and subject to the penalties prescribed by this Ordinance. 

201.3 Terms defined in other codes. Where terms are not defined in this code and are defined in the International Building Code, International Existing Building Code, International Fuel Gas Code, International Mechanical Code, International Residential Code, or the electrical and plumbing codes of the State of South Dakota, such terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them as stated in those codes.

302.4 Weeds. All premises and exterior property shall be maintained free from weeds, or tall grasses in excess of 8” in height.  All noxious weeds shall be prohibited.  Weeds shall be defined as all grasses, annual plants, and vegetation, other than trees or shrubs provided; however, this term shall not include cultivated flowers and gardens.

Upon failure of the owner or agent having charge of a property to cut and destroy weeds or tall grasses after service of a notice of violation, they shall be subject to prosecution in accordance with Section 106.3 and as prescribed by the authority having jurisdiction.  Upon failure to comply with the notice of violation, any duly authorized employee of the City or contractor hired by the City shall be authorized to enter upon the property in violation and cut and destroy the weeds or tall grasses growing thereon, and the costs of such removal shall be paid by the owner or agent responsible for the property.

303.2 Enclosures. Private swimming pools, hot tubs, and spas containing water more than 18 inches in depth shall be completely surrounded by a fence or barrier at least 42 inches in height above the finished ground level measured on the side of the barrier away from the pool. Gates and doors in such barriers shall be self-closing and self-latching.  The latch release mechanism shall be located on the pool side of the gate.  Self-closing and self-latching gates shall be maintained such that the gate will positively close and latch when released from an open position. No existing pool enclosure shall be removed, replaced, or changed in a manner that reduces its effectiveness as a safety barrier.

Exception: Spas or hot tubs with a safety cover that complies with ASTM F 1346 shall be exempt from the provisions of this section.

304.14 Insect screens. During the period from April 1 to September 30, every door, window, and other outside opening required for ventilation of habitable rooms, food preparation areas, food service areas, or any areas where products to be included or utilized in food for human consumption are processed, manufactured, packaged, or stored shall be supplied with approved tightly fitting screens of not less than 16 mesh per inch, and every screen door used for insect control shall have a self-closing device in good working condition.

Exception: Screens shall not be required where other approved means, such as air curtains or insect repellent fans, are employed.

304.18 Building security. Doors, windows, or hatchways for dwelling units, room units, or housekeeping units shall be provided with devices designed to provide security for the occupants and property within and shall comply with Section 702.3.

305.1 General. The interior of a structure and equipment therein shall be maintained in good repair, structurally sound, and in a sanitary condition. Occupants shall keep that part of the structure which they occupy or control in a clean and sanitary condition.  Every owner of a structure shall maintain, in a clean and sanitary condition, the shared or public areas of the structure and exterior property.

404.4.1 Room area. Every living room shall contain at least 120 square feet and every bedroom shall contain a minimum of 70 square feet.  Bedrooms 100 square feet or less are allowed two occupants and every bedroom occupied by more than two persons shall contain a minimum of 50 additional square feet of floor area for each occupant thereof.

502.5 Public toilet facilities.  Public toilet facilities shall be maintained in a safe, sanitary, and working condition in accordance with the current codes adopted by the State of South Dakota for plumbing.  Except for periodic maintenance or cleaning, public access and use shall be provided to the toilet facilities at all times during occupancy of the premises.

505.1 General.  Every sink, lavatory, bathtub or shower, drinking fountain, water closet, or other plumbing fixture shall be properly connected to either a public water system or to an approved private water system.  All kitchen sinks, lavatories, laundry facilities, bathtubs, and showers shall be supplied with hot or tempered and cold running water in accordance with the current codes adopted by the State of South Dakota for plumbing.

602.2 Residential occupancies. Dwellings shall be provided with heating facilities capable of maintaining a room temperature of 68°F in all habitable rooms, bathrooms and toilet rooms. Cooking appliances shall not be used, nor shall portable unvented fuel-burning space heaters be used, as a means to provide required heating.

Exception: In areas where the average monthly temperature is above 30°F, a minimum temperature of 65°F shall be maintained.

602.3 Heat supply. Every owner and operator of any building who rents, leases or lets one or more dwelling units or sleeping units on terms, either expressed or implied, to furnish heat to the occupants thereof shall supply heat during the period from September 1 to April 30 to maintain a minimum temperature of 68°F in all habitable rooms, bathrooms and toilet rooms.

1.  When the outdoor temperature is below the winter outdoor design temperature for the locality, maintenance of the minimum room temperature shall not be required provided that the heating system is operating at its full design capacity.
2.  In areas where the average monthly temperature is above 30°F a minimum temperature of 65°F shall be maintained.

602.4 Occupiable work spaces. Indoor occupiable work spaces shall be supplied with heat during the period from September 1 to April 30 to maintain a temperature of not less than 65°F during the period the spaces are occupied.

1.  Processing, storage, and operation areas that require cooling or special temperature conditions.
2.  Areas in which persons are primarily engaged in vigorous physical activities.

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Scotland that this Ordinance shall become effective in accordance to law.
                                                                                                                Curtis Hofer, Mayor                                            

                  Tanya Bult, Finance Officer

Storm Drainage Update - An update was given by Ryan Murtha from McLaury Engineering.

West City Limit Drainage Update - Kim McLaury from McLaury Engineering stated the city had two options:  curb, gutter, and storm sewer or clean culverts and regrade ditches.

Public Concerns:
Julie Dangel - Questioned how many units are in Scotland. It was stated there are approximately 400 water meters. Julie stated currently 33 homes have farmers that moved to town that are paying their taxes. Prior to living in town they sent their kids to Scotland school and shopped at our local businesses. So thank you farmers!

Mary Jo Bauder - County commissioner gave an update on 240 Fourth Street and asked about property on 721 Railway Street.  Both properties are owned by the county for back taxes.

A motion was made by Bietz, second by Asche to adjourn the 2019 - 2020 City Council Meeting at 5:46pm. All voted in favor. Motion carried.                                                                                                                                                                                

                                                                                                                Cutis Hofer, Mayor        

                  Tanya Bult, Finance Officer

Oath of Office - The oath of office was given by Finance Officer Bult to the 2020 - 2021 council member Jerry Nelson.

The 2020 - 2021 City Council Meeting was called to order by Mayor Hofer at 5:48pm on Monday, July 6, 2020.

The following council members answered to roll call Randy Abbink, Tim Asche, Jerry Nelson, Dennis Bietz, Sean Barrett, and Randy Thum.

2020-2021 City Council Committee Appointments - A motion was made by Abbink, second by Bietz to approve council and committee appointments. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
2020 - 2021 City Council Appointments
Mayor                                                                                                                                                      Curtis Hofer
Council President                                                                                                                                    Randy Thum
Council Vice President                                                                                                                            Sean Barrett
Council Member                                                                                                                                      Randy Abbink
                                                                                                                                                                Tim Asche
                                                                                                                                                                Dennis Bietz           
                                                                                                                                                                Jerry Nelson
Historical Preservation                                                                                                                           Tanya Bult
Finance Officer                                                                                                                                       Tanya Bult
City Attorney                                                                                                                                           Kent Lehr
Librarian                                                                                                                                                  Michelle Kass
Cemetery Sexton                                                                                                                                    Tanya Bult
Custodian of Records                                                                                                                              Tanya Bult
                                                                                                                                                                Tim Asche
                                                                                                                                                                Randy Thum
City Health Officer                                                                                                                                  Dr. Larissa Sanger
Chief of Police                                                                                                                                        Joel Neuman
City Plumber                                                                                                                                           Larry Auch
Official Newspaper                                                                                                                                  Scotland Journal
Official Depository                                                                                                                                   F & M State Bank
City Engineer                                                                                                                                           Kim McLaury
City Hall Rental                                                                                                                                       Tanya Bult
City Superintendents & Certified Operators                                                                                            Jason Alberts 
Civil Defense Director                                                                                                                             Sean Barrett

2020 - 2021 Committee Appointments
Southern Missouri Waste Compact                                                                                                        Curtis Hofer
                                                                                                                                                                Sean Barrett
District III Representative                                                                                                                        Curtis Hofer
Fire                                                                                                                                                          Sean Barrett
                                                                                                                                                                Randy Thum
Water & Sewer                                                                                                                                       Randy Abbink
                                                                                                                                                               Tim Asche
                                                                                                                                                                Randy Thum
Lights & Power                                                                                                                                       Tim Asche
                                                                                                                                                                Jerry Nelson
Streets & Alleys                                                                                                                                      Sean Barrett
                                                                                                                                                                Dennis Bietz
                                                                                                                                                                Jerry Nelson
Cemetery & Parks                                                                                                                                   Dennis Bietz
                                                                                                                                                                Randy Thum
Buildings & Insurance                                                                                                                             Randy Abbink
                                                                                                                                                                Tim Asche
Finance & Purchasing                                                                                                                             Randy Abbink
                                                                                                                                                                Jerry Nelson
Swimming Pool                                                                                                                                       Sean Barrett
                                                                                                                                                                Randy Thum           
Emergency Care Council                                                                                                                         Randy Abbink
                                                                                                                                                                Tim Asche
Code Enforcement                                                                                                                                  Curtis Hofer
                                                                                                                                                                Randy Abbink
                                                                                                                                                                Sean Barrett
                                                                                                                                                                Dennis Bietz
Board of Health                                                                                                                                      Tim Asche
                                                                                                                                                                Dennis Bietz
                                                                                                                                                                Jerry Nelson
Yard Waste (Rubble Site)                                                                                                                       Randy Thum
Library Board                                                                                                                                          Dennis Bietz
Economic Development                                                                                                                          Tim Asche

Code Enforcement Officer - Schedule interviews for code enforcement officer.

Recreation Bar requested a daily malt beverage license for Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8, 2020 for the events being held on Main Street. A motion was made by Bietz, second by Thum to approve the Daily Malt Beverage License request. All voted in favor with Barrett abstaining. Motion carried.

VFW requested a daily malt beverage license for Saturday, August 8, 2020 for the street dance being held on Main Street. A motion was made by Asche, second by Abbink to approve the Daily Malt Beverage License request. All voted in favor. Motion carried.

Scotland Rodeo Club requested a daily malt beverage license for Friday, August 7, Saturday, August 8 and Sunday, August 9, 2020 for the Scottie Stampede Rodeo being held at the Rodeo grounds. A motion was made by Bietz, second by Nelson to approve the Daily Malt Beverage License request. All voted in favor. Motion carried.

Set meeting date for Budget Meeting - The budget meeting will be on Monday, July 27, 2019 at 5:00pm.

Set meeting date for the August Meeting - The meeting will be on Monday, August 10, 2019 at 5:00pm.

Public Concerns:
Peggy Schelske requested Main Street to be closed off Saturday of Rodeo weekend. Approval was given to allow two blocks of Main Street from First Street to Third Street to be closed off for the events downtown on Saturday, August 8th during Rodeo weekend.

2020 - 2021 City Council & Committee Appointments - A motion was made by Bietz to nominate Randy Thum as Council President, second by Abbink. All voted in favor. Motion carried. A motion was made by Bietz to nominate Sean Barrett as Council Vice President, second by Asche. All voted in favor. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Asche, second by Abbink to enter into executive session at 5:57pm for litigation as per SDCL 1-25-2 Sub (3). All voted in favor.  Motion carried.

A motion was made by Thum, second by Asche to come out of executive session at 6:07pm with the following action taken. All voted in favor. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Thum, second by Abbink to declare 581 Main and 591 Main Street surplus property with land auction to follow. All voted in favor. Motion carried.

With no further business to discuss a motion was made by Asche, second by Abbink to adjourn the meeting at 6:10pm. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
                                                                                                                Curtis Hofer, Mayor

                  Tanya Bult, Finance Officer