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City of Rapid City, South Dakota
Wednesday, May 11, 2005, 12:30 p.m.

(Note, as a result of the adoption of the City Council Policies & Procedures manual the format of the agenda has changed.)  

Roll Call and Determination of Quorum  

Approve Minutes of April 27, 2005  

Adoption of the Agenda  

General Public Comment

A time for members of the public to discuss or express concerns to the Committee on any issue, not limited to items on the agenda. Action will not be taken at the meeting on any issue not on the agenda, except by placement on the agenda by unanimous vote of the Aldermen present.    

SPECIAL ITEMS FROM THE PUBLIC (citizen requested to be placed on agenda)

1)         No. LF051105-01 - Dale Bishop – Request $527.77 for Live Strong Yellow Wrist Bands – Lance Armstrong Cancer Research Foundation

2)         Karen Mortimer – Parking Related to Higher Education Center (continued from the April 27, 2005 , Legal and Finance Committee meeting)

3)         No. LF051105-02 - Joe Kampa – United Downtown Association’s Request for Parking During the Motorcycle Rally  


4)         No. LF051105-03 - Approve Appointment of Jim Jackson as an Alternate to the Sign Code Board of Appeals



5)         No. LF051105-04 - Approve Travel Request for Ray Cornford to Attend 2005 CALEA Conference, Training and Discussion of 5th Edition CALEA Standards in Boston , MA , from July 26-30, 2005 , in the Approximate Amount of $1,870

6)         No. LF051105-05 - Approve Event Permit for Rapid City YMCA  for Annual Street Dance on August 5, 2005

7)         No. LF051105-06 - Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Walla Walla College on Behalf of Stardust H. RedBow, to Conduct a Quality Assurance Study of Police Services



8)         No. LF051105-18 - Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign the Grant Agreements and Funding Approvals between the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the City of Rapid City

9)         No. LF051105-19 - Approve the Reassignment of the Remaining $1,159.89 in Unused FY2004 Community Development Block Grant Funds from Behavior Management Systems’ 350 Elk Street Project to their 111 North Street Project 

10)      No. LF051105-20 - Historic Preservation Commission Certified Local Government Grant for “2005-2006”

11)      No. LF051105-21 - Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Drainage Easement Regarding File Number 05PL042 – Fountain Springs Park

12)      No. LF051105-22 - Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Drainage Easement Regarding File Number 05PL027 – Park Meadows Subdivision

13)      No. 05OA002 - Ordinance Amendment – Introduction and First Reading of Ordinance No. 5066 Adding Chapter 17.58 Airport Zoning District to Title 17 of the Rapid City Municipal Code  


14)      Discussion on Distribution of the Funds Received from the VIC Land Sale

15)      No. LF051105-07 - Approve Expenditures Up to $4,900 for Equipment and Labor to Allow for Portability of New Microphones in Council Chambers, Funding to Come from Council Contingency ($2,450) and Cable Franchise Fees ($2,450)

16)      No. LF051105-08 - Concur in the Award of the Bid with the Rapid City Area School District for the City/School Administration Building Emergency System Upgrade and Request Up to $3,000 from Council Contingency

17)      No. LF051105-09 - Resolution to Amend the Non-Union Compensation Plan

18)      No. LF051105-10 - Resolution Declaring Property Surplus

19)      No. LF051105-11 - Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of Sales Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2005, of the City of Rapid City , South Dakota ; Pledging a Portion of the Sales Tax Receipts of the City to the Payment of Said Bonds; Authorizing Officers of the City to Approve, Execute and Deliver Certain Agreements and Documents Relating to the Bonds

20)      No. LF051105-12 - Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Advertising Agreement with Rapid City Journal for the Period 5/05 through 4/06 (Renewal)

21)      No. LF051105-13 - Approve Expenditure of DOT Funds in the Amount of $1,105.92 to Remove Rock, Bushes and Old Fabric on CSAC Grounds and Replace with Top Soil, New Material and Junipers, Work to be Completed by G.J. Holsworth & Son, Inc.

22)      No. LF051105-14 - Approve Travel Request for Patricia Pummel, Lieutenant Ray Cornford, Linda Colhoff, and Richard Cooper to Attend Sustainment Conference in Philadelphia , PA , June 15-18, 2005 , in the Approximate Amount of $4,070

23)      Approve $12,500 from Council Contingency to Pay for Contract with Condrey and Associates to Perform Compensation Review on Grades 17 and Below  



24)      No. LF041305-12 - Introduction and First Reading of Ordinance No. 5061 Amending Section 13.08.370 of the Rapid City Municipal Code Pertaining to Sewer Rates and Fees  


25)      Report on Farmer’s Market Exclusionary Policy

26)      No. LF051105-15 - Two Hour Parking on the South Side of Main Street (continued from the April 27, 2005 , Legal and Finance Committee meeting)

27)      No. LF051105-16 - Resolution of the City of Rapid City Approving the Transfer of Control of Black Hills FiberCom, L.L.C., a Cable Franchisee of the City of Rapid City, from Black Hills Corporation to PrairieWave Communications, Inc.


28)      No. LF051105-17 - Approve the Following Abatements:  Monica J. Marion, 2004, $328; David Norton, 2004, $1,647.98


29)      Approve the Following Licenses:

Metals and Gems:  Main Furniture Shoppe, Sheryl Ann Uthe

Pawn Shop:  Main Furniture Shoppe, Sheryl Ann Uthe

Second Hand:  Micro Solutions Computers, Jamie V. Al-Haj

Sewer and Water Journeyman:  Justin Parker