The regular meeting of the City of Scotland was called to order by Mayor Curtis Hofer at 5:00pm on Monday, June 7, 2021. The following council members answered to roll call Randy Abbink, Tim Asche, Jerry Nelson, Dennis Bietz, Sean Barrett and Randy Thum. Others present were Finance Officer Tanya Bult, City Maintenance Chris Simantel, and Peggy Schelske.
A motion was made by Thum, second by Asche to amend the agenda to add first reading of Ordinance No. 2021-01 to new business. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Abbink, second by Bietz to approve the agenda. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Thum, second by Nelson to approve the minutes of last month’s regular meeting. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Barrett, second by Bietz to approve the bills. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
City Bills Presented By:
AFLAC Employee Insurance $222.88
B-Y WATER DISTRICT 7,075,000 Gallons $22,049.50
CHASE PEST SERVICE Pest Control: City Hall, Fire Hall $120.00
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES Finance Officer $2,398.57
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES Library $943.44
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES Rubble Site $307.06
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES Streets $2,157.45
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES Sewer $1,138.70
CITY EMPLOYEE WAGES Summer Maint $488.16
CITY OF SCOTLAND Water Deposit: Keffer, Woods $169.06
DEMCO, INC Library Supplies $220.23
FARMERS & MERCHANTS STATE BANK ACH - May $22.77
FLOWERS & MORE Memorial Plant - Rueb $30.00
FEMAR, LLC Roundup $237.00
GOLDEN WEST COMMUNICATIONS Phone, Internet, Fax $423.63
HAWKINS, INC Pool Chemicals $827.46
IRS Employee Withholding $1,888.33
MAIN STOP Gasoline $504.30
MYERS SANITATION Residential Garbage Service $5,331.95
NASASP Membership Dues $39.00
NORTHWESTERN ENERGY Electricity, Natural Gas $3,170.19
PATRICK WOODS Water Deposit Refund $30.94
SCHUURMANS FARM SUPPLY Pulley $17.29
SCOTLAND HARDWARE Repairs, Maint, Supplies $743.93
SCOTLAND JOURNAL Notices, Ads $334.83
SCOTLAND OIL Gasoline, Diesel, Tire Repair, Fluids $574.78
SD DEPT OF AGRICULTURE Stormwater Fee: State, Conklin, Curry $100.00
SD DEPT OF REVENUE Sales Tax: Camping, Garbage $461.39
SD DEPT OF REVENUE Samples: Water, Sewer $285.00
SD ONE CALL Line Locates - April $15.68
SD RETIREMENT Employee Retirement $701.66
VERIZON Police Mobile Broadband $40.01
VISION SERVICE PLAN Employee Vision Insurance $17.42
WELLMARK BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD Employee Health Insurance $1,156.78
YANKTON JANITORIAL SUPPLY, INC Bathroom Supplies $155.30
Ambulance Bills Presented By:
AMBULANCE WAGES On Call / Trips $554.12
IRS Employee Withholding $91.76
Finance Officer’s Report - In May, 21 notices of intent to disconnect service letters were mailed with none being disconnected. Five businesses have opted to use our city planters and sponsor their own flowers and maintenance. Reviewed the patrons wants and needs that have been coming steadily into the office regarding the pool. A thank you was received from the Rueb family for the memorial plant.
City Maintenance Report – Painted the dugouts at the little ball field and pool. Will be removing all Memorial Day items from the cemetery starting tomorrow June 8th as stated in the paper and facebook page.
Council Concerns/Committee Reports:
Abbink - None
Asche - Pot Holes
Nelson - Pot Holes
Bietz - Looking for help with the upkeep of the flowers at the city park. Thank you Jesse Haase for donating flowers and your time to the flower beds at the City Hall.
Barrett - Korb Street along with several other streets are in rough shape. Need to get cold mix and start patching the streets.
Thum - Cemetery concerns
Cemetery Update - Chain is in and poles have been ordered. Need to get the pillars picked out and order placed.
Third/Walnut Street Intersection - Remove the stop sign and add yield signs to the north and south bound traffic on Third Street. It was suggested to download the speed sign to review data.
Water Meters - City of Corsica advertised for bids for 2021 automated water meter infrastructure project 22210103. The project consist of water meter and automated meter reading system supply and installation including approximately 360 new water meters, and automated water meter reading system, and corresponding miscellaneous construction items with Engineer’s estimate at $185,950.00.
City of Corsica Bids: Ferguson Waterworks $145,200.00
Dakota Supply Group $190,500.43
3D Digging and Trucking LLC $235,375.00
Premier Contracting LLC $301,625.00
A motion was made by Barrett, second by Bietz to approve the piggyback bid documents for Corsica with the exception of the minor revisions in quantities. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
Planning & Development District III - Planning & Development District III sent a statement of extension indicating Scotland’s intention to join as a member for 2022. A motion was made by Thum, second by Abbink to sign and return the statement of extension for 2022. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
Ordinance No. 2021-01 - A motion was made by Bietz, second by Nelson to approve the first reading to the Ordinance No. 2021-01 a temporary ordinance regarding the issuance of local medical cannabis establishment permits and/or licenses. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
Set meeting date for the July Meeting - The meeting will be on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 5:00pm.
Set meeting date for the Special Meeting - The special meeting will be on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 5:00pm.
A motion was made by Thum, second by Bietz to enter into executive session at 5:41pm for Personnel as per SDCL 1-25-2 Sub (1). All voted in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Asche, second by Barrett to come out of executive session at 5:58pm with the following action taken. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Bietz, second by Abbink to hire the following subject to certification: Lifeguards at $9.45 per hour Isaac Fergen and Hunter Masterson. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
With no further business to discuss a motion was made by Bietz, second by Barrett to adjourn the meeting at 6:00pm. All voted in favor. Motion carried.
ATTEST: CITY OF SCOTLAND, SOUTH DAKOTA
Tanya Bult, Finance Officer Curtis Hofer, Mayor