The regular meeting of the City of Scotland was called to order by Mayor Curtis Hofer at 5:00pm on Monday, June 6, 2022. The following council members answered to roll call Randy Abbink, Tim Asche, Dennis Bietz, and Randy Thum. Those council members absent were Myles Runyon and Sean Barrett. Others present were Finance Officer Tanya Bult, City Maintenance Chris Simantel and Tristan Bult, Chief of Police Corrinna Wagner, Frank Kloucek, Marvin Thum, Peggy Schelske, Mary Jo Bauder, and Mike Mehrer.
A motion was made by Thum, second by Bietz to amend the agenda removing 1. Oath of Office. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Abbink, second by Bietz to approve the amended agenda. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Asche, second by Abbink to approve the minutes of last month’s regular meeting and special meeting. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Thum, second by Bietz to approve the bills. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
City Bills Presented By:
AFLAC Employee Insurance $342.59
AMAZON Library Books $150.16
AXON ENTERPRISE, INC Taser $1,830.79
B-Y WATER DISTRICT 5,768,000 Gallons $17,997.80
BARB EKEREN Water Deposit Refund $34.50
BLACKBURN & STEVENS, PROF LLC Enforcement Attorney Fees $999.82
BRIAN HUMPHREY Enforcement Mowing Fees $60.00
CALVIN HUNHOFF Water Deposit Refund $9.57
CENTRAL FARMERS COOP Diesel $291.19
CHRIS SIMANTEL Reimburse: Cell (Jan-June) $300.00
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES Finance Officer $4,096.57
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES Library $1,086.34
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES Police/Code Enforcement $4,340.32
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES Rubble Site $611.81
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES Streets $4,154.59
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES Summer Maintenance $1,869.32
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES Water $3,623.62
CITY OF SCOTLAND City Water/ Sewer Bills $679.48
CITY OF SCOTLAND Deposit: Ekeren, Fuerst, Hunhoff $255.93
CORRINNA WAGNER Reimburse: Cell (April-June), AFLAC $1,756.19
DEMCO, INC Library Supplies $78.12
EMBLEM ENTERPRISES, INC Police Patches $149.70
FARMERS & MERCHANTS STATE BANK Auto Pay - May $24.31
FREMAR LLC Rodeo Spray $813.00
GALLS Police Supplies $610.72
GOLDEN WEST COMMUNICATIONS Phone, Internet, Fax $423.84
HAWKINS, INC Pool Chemicals $3,464.60
IRS Employee Withholding $5,356.03
JACKS UNIFORM & EQUIPMENT Police Supplies $341.45
MAIN STOP Gasoline $1,075.19
MYERS SANITATION Residential Garbage Service $5,528.15
NASASP Membership Dues $39.00
NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY Library Institute Housing x2 $242.90
NORTHWESTERN ENERGY Electricity, Natural Gas $5,461.62
ONE OFFICE SOLUTION Printer Repair $399.00
POWERS PORT A PORT April Toilet Rental - Ballfields $200.00
PRO VISION Bodycam Bundle $525.00
SCOTLAND HARDWARE Repairs, Maint, Supplies $807.11
SCOTLAND JOURNAL Legals, Notices, Ads $309.63
SCOTLAND OIL Diesel, Tire Change $664.22
SCOTLAND REDI-MIX Concrete: Bleachers, Cemetery $2,705.45
SD DEPT OF LABOR Reporting Fee $30.00
SD DEPT OF REVENUE Malt Beverage License $150.00
SD DEPT OF REVENUE Sales Tax: Garbage, Camping $444.16
SD DEPT OF REVENUE Samples: Water $15.00
SD ONE CALL Line Locates - April $14.56
SODEXO Library Institute Meals x2 $256.82
SUESS CONSTRUCTION Labor at Cemetery, Ballfields $2,489.78
TANYA BULT Reimburse: Cell (Jan-June), Pool Supplies $489.89
TECH SLAES CO Manhole/Lift Station Sampler Rental $2,124.00
TRISTAN BULT Reimburse: Cell (Jan-June) $300.00
SD RETIREMENT Employee Retirement $2,725.76
US POST OFFICE Library Box Rental $72.00
VERIZON Broadband: Police, Water x2 $142.58
VISION SERVICE PLAN Employee Vision Insurance $34.84
WELLMARK BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD Employee Health Insurance $3,037.88
WORKPLACE PRO Summer Reading Program $122.40
Ambulance Bills Presented By:
AMBILL ASSOCIATES Claims: March (2), April (5) $245.00
AMBULANCE WAGES On Call / Trips $834.83
IRS Employee Withholding $138.34
JIM MARUSKA Reimburse: Meal, CPR Cards, License Fee $57.38
MATHESON TRI-GAS INC Oxygen $69.54
PARKER FORD Ambulance Repair $208.00
Finance Report - In May, 16 notices of intent to disconnect service letters were mailed with disconnection being tomorrow.
Library Report - Billie Jo and Tanya will be attending library Institute which is being held June 12-17 in Aberdeen.
Police Report - Traffic Enforcement: 1 speed warnings, 3 expired tags, 1 sign violation. Calls for service: 1 dog complaint, 10 School patrol. Reports: 1 juvenile, 1 child voice, 1 DCI assist. Other: 1 harassment call, 1 citizen complaint, 4 citizen assist, 1 ordinance letter, 1 protection order, 1 assist maintenance, 2 interviews, 1 court.
Maintenance Report - Secondary pool leak with Benders finding no cracks/break. Pool reserve tank has an elbow break. Cemetery seeding was discussed with seed averaging $250 per 50# bag.
Frank Kloucek requested that the council consider allowing flowers to be placed at the cemetery on Friday not Saturday prior to Memorial Day.
Council Concerns/Committee Reports:
Abbink - None
Asche - Drainage issues on the corner of Poplar and Fifth Street.
Bietz - None
Thum - Parking on the black top in the park around the basketball hoops. Purchase pet stations to be placed in the park.
Alert System - A motion was made by Thum, second by Abbink to approve a 3 year contract with Nixle at the yearly cost of $2,640 with fees being split between police/streets/ water/ sewer. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
Waste Water Facility Plan Update - We are in the second week of sampling. The first week sampling test results are not back from the state.
Crack Seal - A motion was made by Thum, second by Bietz to approve crack sealing at $0.69 per linear foot to Topkote spending up to $6,000. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
Daily Liquor Permit - A motion was made by Thum, second by Asche to approve Rec Bar a daily liquor license for the All School Reunion being held at the school gym. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
Malt Beverage/SD Wine Renewal License - A motion was made by Abbink, second by Thum to renew the following RB (on-off sale) Malt Beverage/SD Farm Wine licenses for S&J Serenity LLC d/b/a Scottie Stop. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
Parking - After a lengthy discussion is was suggested that Officer Wagner meet with the school regarding the concerns. The council along with Officer Wagner will re-evaluate the issue once school is back in session.
Planning & Development District III - A motion was made by Abbink, second by Bietz to sign and return the statement indicating Scotland’s intention to join as a member for 2023. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
Police Reporting Software - A motion was made by Bietz, second by Asche to purchase Crimestar Public Safety software at the cost of $2,900 for the user license with an annual fee of $350 for product support. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
Pool Repairs - A motion was made by Abbink, second by Thum to transfer $24,224 from emergency funds to the pool fund due to an unanticipated pool repair of a sand filter system. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
Speed Bumps - No action was taken after a brief discussion.
Set meeting date for the July Meeting - The meeting will be on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 5:00pm.
With no further business to discuss a motion was made by Thum, second by Asche to adjourn the meeting at 6:31pm. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
ATTEST: CITY OF SCOTLAND, SOUTH DAKOTA
Tanya Bult, Finance Officer Curtis Hofer, Mayor