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City of Rapid City, South Dakota
Wednesday, March 28, 2007 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 March 14, 2007  

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)         Ray Graff – Request for Parking Ordinance Amendment  

2)         Erich Orris – On-Sale Wine Licensing (continued from the March 14, 2007 , Legal and Finance Committee meeting)  

3)         No. LF032807-01 – Approve Consent to Consignment of Cable TV Franchise from Prairie Wave to Knology, Inc.  



4)        Bill Okrepkie - Septic Tank Elimination Assistance Program (continued from the January 31, 2007, Legal and Finance Committee meeting, from the February 14, 2007, Legal and Finance Committee meeting, and from the March 14, 2007, Legal and Finance Committee meeting)  

5)        No. LF032807-02 - Acknowledge Capital Improvements Program Committee monthly update for March, 2007 

6)        Authorize Aldermen Malcom Chapman and Ron Kroeger, Finance Officer Jim Preston, City Attorney Jason Green, and Growth Management Director Marcia Elkins to convene as a Task Force to review and evaluate the appraisal for the Wally Byum site  


7)         No. LF032807-03 - Authorize Staff to Purchase 2007 Dodge Durango under State Contract in the Amount of $24,898 


8)         No. LF022807-06 – Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Memorandum of Understanding between Medical Air Rescue Corporation and the Rapid City Department of Fire and Emergency Services (continued from the February 28, 2007, Legal and Finance Committee meeting and from the March 14, 2007, Legal and Finance Committee meeting)  

9)         No. LF032807-04 - Authorize Staff to Purchase 2008 Ford Extended Cab/Chassis 4 Wheel Drive under State Contract in the Amount of $30,171  


10)      No. LF121306-06 – Difficulties in Hiring Professional Staff (continued from the December 13, 2006 , Legal and Finance Committee meeting and from the February 14, 2007 , Legal and Finance Committee meeting and the February 28, 2007, Legal and Finance Committee meeting)  

11)      No. LF032807-05 – Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Historic Preservation Commission Certified Local Government Grant application for 2007-2008


12)      Recommendation and Direction on Assigning Precincts for Newly Annexed Areas  

13)      No. LF032807-06 – Introduction and First Reading of Ordinance No. 5269 for Supplemental Appropriation No. 2 for 2007  

14)      No. LF032807-07 – Authorize Staff to Advertise for Request for Proposal for the Employee Assistance Program 



15)      No. LF032807-08 - Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign City of Rapid City Lease Agreement with Rapid City Midget Football  

16)      No. LF032807-09– Request Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Service Agreement between the City of Rapid City and Designworks, Inc. for Roosevelt Park Improvements, Phase 3

17)      No. LF032807-10 - Discussion of Golf Facilities Winter Play Policy  


18)      No. LF032807-11 - Agreement Between the City of Rapid City and Various Developers to Allow for Acceptance of Public Improvements before the Completion of Sidewalks for Auburn Hills Subdivision

19)      No. LF032807-12 - Authorize Mayor and Finance Office to Sign Assignment Agreement between US Bank National Association and Signature Development Company, LLC  

20)      No. LF031407-12 – Second Reading and Recommendation of Ordinance No. 5268 Amending the International Fire Code to Allow Novelty Fireworks by Adding Section 8.24.020 to Chapter 8.24 of the Rapid City Municipal Code  

21)      No. LF032807-13 - Acknowledge Raffle Request for Rapid City Girls Junior Olympic ASA Inc.  

22)      No. LF032807-14 - Acknowledge Raffle Request for Black Hills Cycling Program  

23)      No. LF032807-15 - Acknowledge Raffle Request for Senior Companion Fund of South Dakota  

24)      No. LF032807-16 - Authorize Mayor to Sign Local Government Certifications of Support for Emergency Shelter Grants Program, Low Income Housing Tax Credits and HOME Funding for Working Against Violence, Inc. (WAVI), Corner Stone Rescue Mission and Corner Stone Women & Children’s Home  


25)      Approve the Following Licenses:  

Sewer and Water Contractors:  Terry Larson, Excavating Specialists; Michael Trevena, Eagle, Inc.; Jon Anderson, Plumbing Plus; Perry Van de Steeg, RCS Construction; Dan Earley, Grizzly Excavation, Inc.; Chris Howie, Howie Construction; Robert Burns, Earthorizons, Inc.; Bryan J. Rick, Quality Excavating, Inc.; Royal Nielsen, Nielsen Construction; Steve Achtien, SA Construction Services, Inc.; Kevin Bowman, YJC Excavating & Landscaping, Inc.; Melvin Geidel, Geidel Excavation, and Mike Dimond, JMD Excavating  

Trenching Contractors:  Kenneth Kainz, Kainz Power Lines, Inc.; Ryan L. Kelly, Dean Kelly Construction, Inc., and Fred Wolken, Sprinkler Guys, Inc.  

Sewer and Water Journeyman: William Schamber, William Reasor, Jamie Overby, Howard Nold, Dave Mueller, Dale Mogensen, Richard Harmon, James Bice, Mike Atchley, William Haas, Dale Graham, Brett Torrey, Wesley Hall, Steve Lhotak, Monte Weiger, Marc Zeller, Derek Hemenway, and  Michael Irwin  

Trenching Journeyman:  Gary Wickman, Johnny Ward, Kelly Thurman, Bob Richardson, Reynold Rausch, Roger Packard, Brett Larson, Todd E. Jones, Jim Giggee, Gerald Hanks, Paul Frey, Donald Donaldson, Randy Coffield, Scott Bach, Kirk Gortmaker, Jason Neuzil, and John Erickson