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City of Rapid City, South Dakota
Wednesday, May 14
, 2008, 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 30, 2008

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. LF051408-01 – Veterans Administration – Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Request for Military Aerial Support (Flyover)

2)        No. PW041508-02 – Approve Request by Leadership Rapid City, Class of 2006 for Donation of Approximately 300 Tons of Asphalt Millings from the City of Rapid City for the Purposes of Constructing a Walking Path Adjacent to the Rapid City Humane Society (referred from the April 21, 2008, City Council meeting, and referred from the May 5, 2008 City Council meeting)

3)         No. LF043008-22 – Resolution Regarding Disposal of Items at the Landfill (referred from the May 5, 2008 City Council meeting


4)        No. LF051408-02 - Discussion and Approval of Establishing a Life Safety Fund to Provide Low Interest Loans to Businesses Required to Install a Sprinkler System in their Structure

5)         Approve Appointment of Dale Tech as City Engineer


6)         Recommend 2012 Funding for the Roosevelt Park Improvements - $60,000; Rapid City Bus Storage Facility (Police Evidence / Traffic / Transit (PETT)) - $280,000; Hawthorne Street Box Culvert - $400,000; and Skyline Wilderness Park - $38,000

7)         Hurlbut – No. LF051408-20 - Resolution in Support of the South Dakota Municipal League’s Policy to Allow World Wide Web Publication of Council Meeting Minutes (continued from the April 30, 2008, Legal and Finance Committee meeting)

8)         No. LF051408-03 - Chapman - Computer Use Policy

9)         Weifenbach – Update on Snow Removal

10)      Weifenbach – 2008 Budget


11)      No. LF051408-04 – Approve Event Permit for Rapid City YMCA for Street Dance on August 1, 2008

12)      No. LF051408-05 – Approve Event Permit for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology M-Week Committee to Hold Parade on October 4, 2008


13)      No. LF051408-06 – Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Services Agreement Specialty Transport Personnel and Equipment with Rapid City Regional Hospital, Inc.


14)      No. LF021308-10 - Resolution Authorizing the Expenditure of Airport Funds to Support ˝ FTE for the City IT Division (continued from the April 2, 2008, Legal and Finance Committee meeting)

15)     No. LF021308-11A - Resolution Acknowledging Staffing Reorganization Plan (continued from the April 2, 2008, Legal and Finance Committee meeting)

16)      No. LF051408-07 – Approve Travel Request for Jennifer Eckman to Attend AAAE 80th Annual Conference & Exposition in New Orleans, LA, June 5-13, 2008, in the Approximate Amount of $2,174


17)      No. LF022708-25 - Report on Use of Property Adjacent to Executive Golf Course (referred from the March 3, 2008, City Council meeting)


18)      No. LF043008-18 – Second Reading and Recommendation of Ordinance 5387 – Amended and Restated Ordinance No. 3399 – Ordinance Relating to Parking Improvements; Creating Special Funds and Accounts for the Administration of the Moneys Derived Therefrom; Authorizing and Directing the Issuance and Sale of Revenue Bonds to Pay the Cost of Improvements to the Municipal Parking System and Defining the Terms and Manner of Payment of the Bonds and the Security Thereof

19)      Acknowledge the Following Volunteer for Workmen’s Compensation Purposes:  Brian Long

20)      No. LF051408-09 – Resolution Declaring Property Surplus (Auction Items)

21)      No. LF051408-10 - Approve Resolution Establishing Change Fund


22)      No. LF040208-16A – Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Directed Trust Agreement with MG Trust Company, LLC, Regarding the City’s 457(b) Plan (continued from the April 2, 2008, Legal and Finance Committee meeting, the April 16, 2008, Legal and Finance Committee meeting, and the April 30, 2008, Legal and Finance Committee meeting)

23)      Authorize Staff to Get Request for Proposals for City Employee Group Life Insurance

24)      No. LF051408-11- Preliminary Approval of the CDBG 5 year Consolidated Plan (2008-2012)



25)      No. LF051408-13 - Approve Travel Request for Parks and Recreation Director Jerry Cole to Attend the 2008 NRPA Congress & Exposition in Baltimore, Maryland, from October 14-19, 2008, in the Approximate Amount of $3,116

26)      No. LF051408-14 – Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Lease Agreement between the City of Rapid City and Soccer Rapid City for Use of the Following Soccer Fields: Cambell Street Soccer Fields, Fairmont Boulevard Soccer Field, Minnesota Street Soccer Fields, Noordermeer Soccer Field, Valley Soccer Fields, and West Omaha Street Soccer Field

27)      No. LF051408-15 – Approve Request for Assignment of Dinosaur Park Lease to Charles C. McLain IV and Vicki L. McLain and Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Consent to Assignment of Lease


28)      No. LF043008-23 – Introduction and First Reading of Ordinance No. 5388 to Provide for Sharing the Costs of Replacing Certain Private Sewer Lines (continued from the April 30, 2008, Legal and Finance Committee meeting)

29)      No. LF051408-16 - Acknowledge Raffle Request from Black Hills Mountain Biking Association


30)      Approve the Following Licenses:

Mechanical Apprentice:  Cory Larson, William Gillen, and Michael O’Dowd

Residential Contractor:  Gary McKinnon, ABC Design & Construction Co.; and Bryan Coyle, Coyle Construction 

Electrical Journeyman:  Marion Van Egmond, Jon Budt, and Chad Lanone