TOWN OF WAKONDA BOARD
October 7, 2019
REGULAR MEETING


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Town of Wakonda, South Dakota was held in the council room at the Town Office located at 111 Ohio St. on the 7th day of October 2019, 7:00 p.m. members present: Mohr, Hackett & Nelson, Maintenance Supervisor Anderson, Code Enforcement Officer Sorensen and Finance Officer Andresen Visitor(s): None
 
The Town  goal for 2019 is for town beautification.

Code Enforcement

The fine schedule will change in the amount of days in which to correct infractions will be as follows: 1st notice will allow 30 days, 2nd notice will be 15 days and fines start on day 61. First fine is $50, with no compliance the next month’s fine will double to $100. With no compliance the following months will double in cost, $200, $400, $800 and so on.

No Burning of any trash or leaves is allowed per Ordinance # 3.0102 section G

Street Repair
The Road Guy has completed the chip seal of the city streets for this year. Maintenance Supervisor Anderson will be seeking a bid for repairs and chip seal for the year 2020.

Mosquito Grant  
The Town of Wakonda received grant funds to help keep the mosquito population down. The amount awarded to Wakonda is $1,578.00. The Town purchased chemicals from Nutrient AG in the amount of $1615.00. This invoice will be sent to SD Dept. of Health for reimbursement.

Donation  
The Town of Wakonda received a donation from the county road repair people in the amount of $300.00 for camping at the City Park for a week. We thank them for their generosity.

2020 Budget
The second Reading of the 2020 Budget. Corrections made and will be finalized at the November meeting.
ACTION 19 - 11
Motion by Nelson, seconded Hackett to purchase a new lawn mower from Orr Farm Supply – Turf Tiger II Zero-turn the cost of $13,822.40 plus freight and set up costs. To surplus the current Lawn Mower a motion was made by Hackett and seconded by Nelson. There will be a listing on the Town’s website as well as the Municipal League Monthly Magazine.
ACTION 19 - 12
Motion by Nelson, seconded Hackett to pay the
following bills: (For more detailed information
about the bills, contact the finance officer.) this list includes Sept and Oct 2019 bills.

GENERAL FUND
SALARIES                                            4,913.16  
POOL PAYROLL                                        914.82     
EFTPS                                                 3,597.78                                                    
SDRS                                                   1,285.29
AFLAC                                                      53.95
CHARLIES BUS SERVICE                       180.00
CLAY CO. HWY DEPT                             123.75
CLAY CO. SHERIFF                             3,750.00
CLAY UNION ELECTRIC                      2,131.68
FIRST PREMIER -CC                              343.49
FISCHER DISPOSAL                                 70.00
FRIEBERG LAW FIRM                               60.00
HAWKINS                                               803.56
GO DADDY                                               42.58            
INTUIT                                                      31.80
NASAP                                                      39.00
NUTRIENT AG                                     1,908.60
ORR FARM SUPPLY                                  48.82
PRESSING MATTERS                              156.00
SD DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION             24.00
SD DEPT OF REVENUE                          146.84
STAR PUBLISHING                                   95.39
STEFFEN CONST                                1,363.71
THE ROAD GUY                                  58,325.44
T.O. WAKONDA                                      125.30
VAST                                                      136.71
                                                                    
WATER & SEWER FUND
SALARIES                                              3,989.13
CRWS                                                     6,232.25           
CLAY UNION ELECT.                                 332.73
MARC                                                        763.58
MENARDS                                                 103.97
NELSEN ELECTRIC                                   160.20
ORR FARM SUPPLY                                    50.83
SD DEPT OF HEALTH                                141.00
USPS                                                           56.00
VAST                                                           98.56                       

There being no further business, meeting adjourned. Next Meeting November 4th at 7 PM.​

Office Hours: Wed & Thurs 8am to 1pm

                        Friday 12:30 - 6:30


Now Accepting Debit and


Credit Cards!


  Your City Transactions can now be paid with your Debit or Credit Card!

  If you pay in person we have a point of purchase scanner. 

  Pay by phone or email, please fill out the back/bottom portion of your      water bill, or download the form here: prior to transactions.

  A 5$ processing fee will be 

  added to all transactions.




Now Accepting Debit & Credit Cards ! !

​(see below for details)

Town of Wakonda
 Proposed 2019 Budget
 January through December 2019

TOWN OF WAKONDA BOARD
August 5, 2019
REGULAR MEETING

The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Town of Wakonda, South Dakota was held in the council room at the Town Office located at 111 Ohio St. on the 5th day of August 2019, 7:00 p.m. members present: Mohr, Hackett & Nelson, Maintenance Supervisor Anderson, Pool Manager Anderson, Code Enforcement Officer Sorensen and Finance Officer Andresen Visitor(s): Greg Merrigan - CRWS, Mark Rupp, Brian Hanson, Loyce Foucher.

The Town  goal for 2019 is for town beautification.

Clay Rural Water Svcs.  Greg Merrigan attended his last board meeting as he is retiring at the end of August. Greg started with CRWS in May of 1984; Wakonda hooked up to CRWS in August of 1984 during his 37 years, he has seen us through many upgrades and changes. CRWS is hosting a farewell party for Greg at CRWS office Wednesday August 28th from 2:00 to 4:30.

Code Enforcement
Brian Hanson and Mark Rupp attended to inquire of the notices they had received. All issues resolved.
Ducks running loose in town: The owner has stated that If anyone catches them, they are welcome to do as they please with them.
The fine schedule will be as follows: First fine is $50, with no compliance the next month’s fine will double to $100. With no compliance the following months will double in cost, $200, $400, $800 and so on.
ALL DOGS MUST BE LICENSED WITH THE TOWN BY JULY 15TH. A FINE OF $50 WILL GO ON YOUR JULY WATER BILL. Going further, barking, loose and roaming dog complaints, the owners will be cited.

Street Repair Maintenance Supervisor Anderson informed the board that repair to the following roads:  Montana, Dakota, Ohio, and 4th Street, will start August 9th (weather permitting).

Pool School Starts 8/14 the pool will be open until 8/13 on a daily schedule, then will be on weekends until September 1st. The pump for the pool went out twice this summer. The Board is inquiring about upgrading the plumbing during our down time. Rachel Anderson informed the Board that she will be unable to manage the pool next year. We wish her the best in her teaching career and thank her for two years of hard work and dedication!

Mosquito Grant  The Town of Wakonda received grant funds to help keep the mosquito population down. The amount awarded to Wakonda is $1,578.00. These funds must be spent on equipment or supplies by the end of the year.

Donation  The Town of Wakonda received a donation from Ralph and Sally Westergaard of $408. These funds were used to purchase US flags for Ohio Street. They went up for the 100th anniversary of the American Legion. We thank them for their generosity.

Executive session: Town Project Agenda.

ACTION 19 - 10
Motion by Nelson, seconded Hackett to pay the
following bills: (For more detailed information
about the bills, contact the finance officer.)
GENERAL FUND
SALARIES                                            2,444.10  
POOL PAYROLL                                     3,836.77     
EFTPS                                                 2,136.18                                               SDRS                                                      624.76
CLAY UNION ELECTRIC                      1,171.23
FIRST NAT’L BANK                                5,338.30
FIRST PREMIER -CC                           1,046.74
FRIEBERG LAW FIRM                               52.50
HANSEN LOCKSMITH                             250.00
HAWKINS                                            1,183.51
GO DADDY                                               18.09            
INTUIT                                                      15.90
MALLOY IND SVCS                              2,064.23
MENARDS                                              156.62
MOHR DESIGNS                                     227.00
SD ONE CALL                                            1.05
R&T REPAIR                                         2,008.00
SD PROPERTY MANAGEMENT               427.36
T.O. WAKONDA                                        62.65
US BANK                                             4,531.92
VAST                                                        65.18

WATER & SEWER FUND
SALARIES                                              1,994.57
CRWS                                                     4,408.00           
CLAY UNION ELECT.                                 206.79
DAKOTA SUPPLY                                      441.44
ORR FARM SUPPLY                                    50.83
SD DEPT OF HEALTH                                273.00
SD ONE CALL                                              14.70
VAST                                                           50.55                     

There being no further business, meeting adjourned. Next Meeting September 9th at 7 PM.

Ordinance Violation Questions:

 call the City Hall for forms and questions. 267-3118
































     City Surplus Lawn Mower for Sale


   $8,000.00

    2011 Scag Turf Tiger 
    610 hrs.
    26 hp Kawasaki motor
    72" deck with 2 sets of blades 
  


    Call City Hall if interested

    267-3118​



TOWN OF WAKONDA BOARD
August 5, 2019
PUBLIC HEARING

The special meeting of the Board of Trustees for the Town of Wakonda and Wakonda Heritage Manor, South Dakota was held in the council room at the Town Office located at 111 Ohio St. on the 5th day of August 2019, 6:45pm. Board members present: Mohr, Hackett & Nelson. On behalf of WHM, Robin Stockland and Leslie Mastroianni. Visitor(s): Ron Huot, Loyce Foucher, Jennifer Pelowski, Mark Rupp, Brian Hansen, Cindy Sorensen, Rachel Anderson, Chris Anderson, Nancy Andresen, and Greg Merrigan.

The Board Invited residents to express concerns regarding the renovation of the Manor and grant writing as well as funding to run through the Town of Wakonda.
Funds will be requested through Community Services Block Grant and Governor’s Office of Economic Development.
Total cost of project is $1,009,042.00


RESOLUTION 2019 – 01

There being no objection to this Resolution, council member Hackett made a motion to pass, and council member Nelson seconded.            (see attached Resolution 2019-1)

 

2019 TOWN BUDGET

605-267-3118  *  townofwakonda@gmail.com

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Wakonda, SD