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Page 10 Sanborn Weekly Journal Thursday, December 18, 2008 off and turning on the water, in rent to cover the expense of brary, Wages $438.66; premises on a regular basis to ORDINANCE NO. 64 GROUNDS - Discussion was broadband internet in the office. FIRE: Santel Communications take readings from the meter so An Ordinance amending Ordi- held on the lack of projects for ex- A motion by Knutson, seconded $27.04, Buckshots $25.11, Town installed. nance No. 61 (Section P) - Nui- perience works employee. Ack- by Moody, was made to increase $1,200.00community center Rates Outside City Limits: sances and Offensive Conditions man and Knutson will notify the rent by $30.00 per month, rent. ' Monthly $20.00 per connection (P) VEGETATION. All weeds or people involved. A motion was made by Knut- Correspondence was present- plus an additional cost of $4.00 plants declared to be primary nox- STREETS - With a motion by son, seconded by Moody, to ap- ed to the board, per 1,000 gallons of water used ious weeds or secondary noxious Knutson, seconded by Moody,prove the November 3rd minutes The next meeting date is set for for all amounts in excess of 2,500 weed by the state Weed Board, the board approved the follow- as read. and all other grass growing upon ing resolution to comply with a OLD BUSINESS: A motion by January 7, 2009. gallons. For residential custom- There being no further busi- ers, the charge for the 12-month any lot or parcel of land in the city request from the county highway Knutson, seconded by Moody,ness the meeting was adjourned, period beginning January 1,2009 to greater height than seven (7) department, was made to approve Ordinance inches or which have gone or are RESOLUTION #2008-2 #64 (Separate Publication). MARYACKMAN will be based on the average about to go to seed. Fallen tree WHEREAS, City of Letcher NEW BUSINESS: A motion by Finance Officer consumption of water during the following months: January, Feb- limbs, dead trees and dead tree desires the construction and im- Knutson, seconded by Moody, ruary, March, April, May, October, limbs, which in the opinion of the provement of the road and/or was made to approve the follow- November and December. Mayor or any member of the city bridge as hereinafter described: ing Liquor Licenses: AMENDMENT TO This ordinance shall take effect council Constitute a health, safety, LocatiOn: Various City Streets Buckshots Roadhouse RL ORDINANCE NO. 93-33 and be in force from and after its or fire hazard, are declared to be Type of Construction: Traffic 5293 & PL 4740; passage, approval and publica- a nuisance condition. This sec- Control Signing . Jake's Lounge RL 6200 & PL AN ORDIANCE TO tion does not prohibit the cultiva- AND WHEREAS, City of 4660. ESTABLISH USERFEES FOR tion. JOHN BALL tioh of garden crops. Letcher is obligated and hereby The 2009 meeting dates wereTHEOSE USERS SO DEFINED Mayor SECTION 5. ABATEMENT BY agrees to provide proper mainte- set as follows: Jan. 7, Feb. 4, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE ATTEST CITY: COSTS LEVIED AGAINST nance as required by the Federal March 4, April 6, June 3, July 6 CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY TARA WEBER PREMISES. When there ex- Highway Act as amended and (may change), Aug. 5, Sept. 9 OF WOONSOCKET, SOUTH City Finance OffiCer ists on private property a condi- supplemented thereto for the(may change), Oc.t5, Nov. 4, and DAKOTA: SJ16-1tb tion that has been determined project after construction is corn- Dec. 7 with a motion by Moody, Section 2: Rates. a nuisance by the Mayor or any pleted and to regulate or cause seconded by Knutson. Residential Rate:Monthly member of the City Council, a no- to be regulated the installation of A motion was made by Moody, $11.75 per connection plus AMENDMENT TO tice will be served in the manner specified in Section 3 above. The notice will describe thernatter to be removed and require removal thereof within fourteen (14) daysl with the exception of section P.- Vegetation. Vegetation must be compliant within seven (7) days. If at the end of the specified time period the nuisance has not been removed or corrected, the city shall cause the correction or re- moval and disposition. All costs incurred by the City for the remov- al and disposition of the nuisance or for correcting the nuisance, shall be assed, levied and col- lected as a special assessment payable in one sum or by up to five (5) equal annual installments, as the City Council may provide, against the premises from which it was removed, in the manner provided by law for the levy and collection of other special assess- ments. First Reading November 3, 2008. Second Reading December 3, 2008. Published: December 18, 2008. MARK CHADA Mayor SJ16-1tb Letcher Town Mayor Chada called the meet- ing to order with Knutson, Hoh- bach, Moody, Ackman, D. Moe and L. Leibfri~d (Burlington- Northern-Santa Fe) in atten- dance. -Reports: WATER/SEWER - Knutson will obtain a metal de- tector. Discussion was held on rental property and the off and on charges as tenants move out. The ordinance will be amended to specify that the landlord will pay any fees acquired by shutting utility facilities within the limits of the right-of-way of the proposed project in accordance with the State and Federal requirements.. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RE- SOLVED: That the South Dakota De- partment of transportation be and hereby is authorized and requested to program for con- struction, in accordance with the "Secondary Road Plan" and the State's Standard Specifications for Roads and Bridges," the proj- ect described. Estimated Cost of Project In- cluding Engineering: $50,000. STP Funds: NA. Local funds (if needed tomeet construction year): NA. Proposed Year of Construction 2011 or 2012. Vote of City Council: Yes 3; No 0. Dated at Letcher, SD, this 3rd day of December, 2009. Attested: MARK CHADA, Mayor SHELLEY KNUTSON, Trustee Lynn Leibfried, BNSF, met with the board to discuss the closing of Iowa Street allowing full fund- ing for crossing lights on Main Street at the railroad crossing. A resolution will need to be passed and a public hearing held. The board will continue with these items after the first of the year. ECO DEVELOPMENT - Knut- son shared information obtained at meetings at Mitchell. The eco- nomic development board has decided to call the organization LEAD (Letcher Economic and Development). The next meeting will be held on January 28th. Horizons&etcher Community Development Foundation quar- terly meeting will be held Decem- ber 17th at Forestburg. FINANCIAL - Reports were presented and approved with a motion by Moody, seconded by Knutson. Ackman requested an increase seconded by Knutson, to approve an additional cost of $3.00 per the following claims for payment: 1,000 gallons of water used for GENERAL: Menards $57.48 all amounts in excess of 2,500 community center, Fritz Mentele gallons. For residential custom- Construction $1,346.40 blading, ers, the charge for the 12-month Sanborn Weekly Journal $54.45 period beginning January 1,2009 printing, Brooks Oil $358.40com- will be based on the average munity center, Sign Pro $42.40 consumption of water during the streets, Santel Communications following months: January, Feb- $34.50, NorthWestern Energy, ruary, March, April, May, October, $351.85 street, $162.71 corn- November and December. munity center, Quill $61.48 office, Commercial/Industrial Rate: Paulson Sheet Metal $674.42Monthly - $11.75 per connection communitycenterfurnace, Miede- plus an additional cost of $3.00 ma Sanitation $128.00 garbage, per 1,000 gallons of water used Buckshots $159.47 fuel, Fire Re- for all amounts in excess of 2,500 serve $12.50 Water, Letcher Vol- gallons. Commercial and institu- unteer Fire Department $20.00 tional users discharging average water, wages $833.00; strength wastewater shall be WATER/SEWER: USDA billed monthly based upon meter $156.00, NorthWestern Energy water useage. $91.27, Larson & Nipe $122.00 Commercial/Industrial users easement correction, Brooks Oil who use their own water supply $507.50 propane, Postmastershall install a water meter, to be $42.00, Quill $61.48 supplies, furnished by the City of Woon- Dakota Rural Water $1,842.00, socket, to determine the amount South Dakota Department of of water usage within the estab- Revenue $24.00, Santel Commu- lishment. The City of Woonsocket nications $39.42 phone $34.74 li- shall have the right to enter the May your spirits be lifted and your faith renewed by the beauty of the wondrous season. It is with heartfelt gratitude that we wish you and ~ours a simpO; impiring Ctmstma6 and a healthy and p~@erous new year Yemen Grain Woonsocket, SD ORDINANCE NO. 93-28 (AS AMENDED) AMENDING SECTION 32 RE- LATING TO WATER SHUT OFF FOR NON-PAYMENT. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WOONSOCKET, SOUTH DAKOTA: That Section 32 of.Ordinance No. 93-28 shall be amended to read as follows, to-wit: Section 32. WATER SHUI OFF FOR NON-PAYMENT. A! the close of the 20th day of each month specified for the paymenl of the water billings, the City Fi- nance: Officer shall file with the Water Commissioner a reporl giving the names of all delinquen! water consumers and the amoun! due from each. If, by the 26th thereafter, payment in full has not been made, the City Finance Officer shall access a $10.0(] penalty fee and a Delinquency Notice Card will be sent to each customer. If, by the 1st of the fob lowing month, payment in full has not been made, a Delinquency Notice Card will be placed on the customers' door advising them. that they will be disconnected 10 days thereafter, if payment in full has not been made. If water is disconnected a $30.00 re- connect fee must be paid by the customer prior to reconnection. Failure to receive statement for the water rent does not entitle the consumer to a discount after the same has become delinquent and is no excuse for non-payment. This amendment shall in nc way affect the remai'nder of the Ordinance No. 93-28 as hereto- fore enacted, but the remainder of the said Ordinance shall be and remain in full force and ef- fect. ATTEST: Tara Weber City Finance Officer SJ16-1tb Fedora, SD When the sound of sleigh bells fills the air, We think of our good friends everywhere For it fills our hearts w4th joy to say, We wish you a nwrry holfday! 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