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Minutes City of South Heart Regular Meet

Minutes City of South Heart Regular Meeting April 4, 2022 7:00 P.M. MAYOR: Floyd R Hurt COUNCILMEMBERS: Jeremey Binstock Mike Sticka Chris Splichal Brock White CITY AUDITOR: Renae Praus UNAPPROVED MINUTES: ROLL CALL: Hurt, White, Praus, Splichal by phone, Binstock, ABSENT; Mike Sticka REGULAR MEETING: Mayor Hurt called the meeting to order at 7:00pm. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Councilman White made a motion to approve the agenda and Councilman Binstock seconded the motion. All in favor. Motion carried. MINUTES: Councilwoman Spichal made a motion to approve the March 3, 2022, Regular Meeting Minutes and Councilman Binstock seconded the motion. All in favor. Motion carried. Councilman Binstock made a motion to approve the March 7, 2022, Special Meeting Minutes and Councilman Brock seconded the motion. All in favor. Motion carried. Councilman White made a motion to approve the March 16, 2022, Special Meeting Minutes and Councilwoman Spichal seconded the motion. All in favor. Motion carried. TAX EQUALIZATION: Not present SHERIFF/POLICE REPORT: Police Commissioner White informed the council he had no reports of any concern. Stark County Deputy presented he report for the city and informed the council we had forty-one calls for service for the month. There were no major concerns for city of South Heart this month. He reported most of the time was dedicated to the school and making the Sherriff Department presence in the community to known. STREET COMMISSIONER: Street Commissioner Binstock reported he contacted Prairie Paving to patch the holes in the streets and plans to put up the street signs that were ordered last fall. WATER COMMISSIONER: Mayor Hurt informed the council everything is operating smoothly. He reported the city needed to get some shut offs repaired, so he contacted Justin Kruger to get on his schedule to complete the repairs. SEWER COMMISSIONER: Mayor Hurt informed the council the pumps are not working the way they should be. The north pump has continually to have more hours than the south pump. He contacted pump systems to come out and check things out and they found there was a blockage and cleaned they pumps. Mayor Hurt also scheduled a super pumper to clean out the pit. OTHERS: Councilman White informed the council he attended the golf course meeting and reported the new board has taken inventory and analyzed the courses conditions significantly with the assistance of other golf pros and found there needs to be extensive repairs completed. They are planning on closing the course for the year to complete the needed repairs. Some of the repairs mentioned were a new irrigation system, re seeding the course, renovations to the paths, changes to the course layout and establishing a new supply for watering the course. Councilman White would like the council to grant him permission to draft a new 20-year lease agreement with the city attorney for golf course board. Councilman Binstock made a motion to grant permission to Councilman White to prepare a draft lease with the city attorney for the course, Councilwoman Splichal seconded motion. All in favor. Motion carried. Councilman Brock inquired about the city cleanup day, the auditor contacted MGM and scheduled the cleanup day for June 4, 2022. UTILITY BILLS: The council reviewed the past due accounts and requested the auditor to send out past due notices and give the individuals 10 days to pay the past due amounts or they will be shut off and service will not be reconnected until the account balance is current and all reconnection fees are paid in full. The council discussed shutting off the delinquent accounts and will be charging them the current disconnect and reconnect fees as stated in the city ordinances. REVIEW OF FINANCIAL REPORTS & BILLS: Floyd Hurt Maintenance 415.57 Ck.11520 Renae Praus City Auditor Wages/Mileage 3759.73 Ck.11508 US Post Office Stamps 80.00 Ck.11519 Brosz Engineering Engineering Fees 1605.00 Ck.11510 Forum Communications Publish Minutes of 324.17 Ck.11511 Roughrider Electric Street Lights 24.50 Ck.11518 City of South Heart Utilities 133.00 Ck.11514 Cenex Fuel 40.58 Ck.11515 LK Goodwin Company Cable lift Station 257.04 Ck.11516 Pump Systems Lift Station Repairs 1125.00 Ck.11517 Advanced Business Machines Copy Machine Lease 88.05 Ck.11512 Dakota Pump and Control Lift Station 559.94 Ck.11513 SW Pipeline Authority March 4035.26 Ck.11521 ND One Call Locates 5.20 Ck.11522 Montana Dakota Utilities Utilities 2727.31 Ck.11524 Napa Supplies 2.69 Ck.11525 Southwest District Health Unit Testing 120.00 Ck.11526 Ebeltoft, sickler, Lawyers Legal Fees 1642.50 Ck.11527 Interstate Engineering Inc Survey Wagner 1098.32 Ck.11528 MGM Sanitation Refuse Contract 3899.91 Ck.11523 Consolidated Telcom Telephone/Internet 258.84 Ck.11529 VOID Ck.11509 Councilman Brock made a motion to pay vouchers for the month of March, approve the Financial Reports and Pledge Agreements as submitted and Councilman Binstock seconded the motion. All in favor. Motion carried. ADJOURNMENT: Councilman Bintock made a motion if no further business to adjourn and Councilman White seconded the motion. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned. Floyd R. Hurt, Mayor Renae Praus, City Auditor (April 20, 2022) 53440