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City of Rapid City, South Dakota
Wednesday, January 28, 2004, 1:15 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 January 14, 2004  

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. LF012804-01 - Approve Travel Request for Mayor Jim Shaw and Ron Kroeger to Attend NLC Congressional City Conference on March 6-9, 2004, in Washington, D.C. in an Approximate Amount of $3,338

2)    No. LF012804-02 - Confirm Reappointment of Dave Davis to the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Board of Directors

3)    No. LF012804-03 - Confirm Appointment of Adam Altman to the Historic Preservation Commission

4)    No. LF012804-04 - Confirm Appointment of Lynda Clark and Monte Loos to the Rapid City Library Board

5)    No. LF012804-05 - Confirm Appointment of Wayne Loof and Gary Babl to the Residential Contractor Board


6)    Videotaping of Public Works & Legal and Finance Committee Meetings (continued from the December 29, 2003, Legal and Finance Committee meeting)

7)    No. LF012804-06 - CIP Committee Report

a)     Approve proposed changes to the Streets & Drainage Base Document, as outlined on the attached spreadsheet presented by Engineering Division Manager Dan Coon;

b)    Authorize staff to carry forward 2003 Streets & Drainage CIP funds to 2004;

c)    Allocate up to $10,000 from the 2004 CIP Contingency Fund for the Minneluzahan Senior Center Parkaing Lot Project; with the understanding that staff will investigate alternative funding sources;

d)    Approve the reallocation of 2003 Parks & Recreation Contingency Carry Over Funds in the amount of $2,650 to be utilized as match funding for expansion of the Jackson Park Disc Golf Course to an 18-hole course.

8)    Request Mayor to Appoint a Design Review Committee of Landowners, Council Members and City Staff to Coordinate the Design Process for East Anamosa Street Construction from LaCrosse Street to East North Street (Kroeger and Hanks) 


9)    No. LF012804-07 - Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Agreement for Independent Contractor Services with Dr. Robert Looyenga  


10)   No. LF012804-08 - Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Intergovernmental Agreement for Hazardous Material Emergency Assistance with Hughes County, Harding County, Meade County, Custer County, Lawrence County, Fall River County, and Butte County

11)   No. LF012804-09 - Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Wellmark of South Dakota, Inc. Entity Agreement

12)   Recommendation from EMSOC to Increase Ambulance Event Standby Rates

13)   Recommendation from EMSOC to Add “Stretcher Charge” to Approved Rate Structure

14)   Recommendation from EMSOC Regarding Factoring in Medical Consumer Price Index Increase to the Approved Rate Structure

15)   No. LF012804-10 - Approve Travel Request for Fire Chief Gary Shepherd and EMS Chief Michael Thompson to Attend “Fire-Rescue Med 2004” Conference in Las Vegas, NV, April 24-28, 2004, in the Approximate Amount of $2,990

16)   No. LF012804-11 - Approve Travel Request for Eric Martens, Alan Johnson, and Kurt Klunder (paramedics) to Attend Critical Care Transport Program Classes at Fort Meade, South Dakota, March 15-22, 2004, in the Approximate Amount of $2,700 (Ambulance budget) 


17)   No. LF012804-12 - Approve Travel Request for Randy Rearick and Craig Chilson to Attend Aircraft Rescue & Firefighting Leadership Seminar in Orlando, FL, From February 24-28, 2004, in an Approximate Amount of $2,320.68 


18)   No. 04OA001 – Second Reading and Recommendation of Ordinance No. 4013 Amending Section 17.04.240 of the Rapid City Municipal Code Pertaining to the Definition of “Dwelling Unit”

19)   No. 04OA002 – Second Reading and Recommendation of Ordinance No. 4014 Amending Section 17.50.250(C) of the Rapid City Municipal Code Pertaining to Provisions for Wheelchair Ramps (continue to February 11, 2004 Legal and Finance Committee meeting)

20)   No. 04AQ001 – Introduction and First Reading of Ordinance No. 4020 Amending the Rapid City Air Quality Regulations by Amending Section 8.34.020 of the Rapid City Municipal Code to Remove the Rapid City Regional Airport Area from the Air Quality Control Zone

21)   No. LF012804-13 - Policy and Procedures for the Community Development Neighborhood Restoration Program

22)   Adoption of 2000 International Building Code, International Residential Code, and International Fire Code

23)   No. 04TP001 – Request Approval of the Professional Services Agreement for the Airport Neighborhood Area Future Land Use Plan between the City of Rapid City and Ferber Engineering Co., Inc. in the Amount of $61,300.44

24)   No. 04TP002 – Request Approval of the Professional Services Agreement for the Southeast Connector Neighborhood Area Future Land Use Plan between the City of Rapid City and Ferber Engineering Co., Inc. in the Amount of $67,109.50   


25)   No. CC011904-03 - Second Reading and Recommendation of Ordinance No. 4015 Regarding Supplemental Appropriation No. 1 for 2004

26)   No. LF012804-14 - Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Agreement with Manning Janitorial Service (Dahl)

27)   No. LF012804-15 - Authorize City to Enter into Contract with SIGMA Actuarial Consulting Group, Inc. to Provide an Actuarial Analysis of the Worker Compensation Fund at a Cost of $6,000

28)   No. LF012804-16 - Resolution Declaring Property Surplus


29)   No. LF012804-17 - Confirm Appointment of Joel Landeen as Assistant City Attorney II

30)   No. LF012804-18 - Introduction and First Reading of Ordinance No. 4019 Amending the Regulation of Adult Oriented Businesses by Amending Section 5.70.120 of the Rapid City Municipal Code

31)   No. LF012804-19 - Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Agreement with Dakotah Bank and Gandolf Development, LLC

32)   No. LF012804-20 - Resolution of Necessity for Condemnation (Fifth Street)

33)   Authorize Preparation of H Lot Plat for Fifth Street Extension

34)   No. LF012804-21 - Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign IDPF Agreement with Lazy P-6, LLC and Stoneridge, LLC (Fifth Street)

35)   No. LF012804-22 - Resolution Regarding Supplemental Tap Fees

36)   No. LF012804-24 – Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Cost Sharing Agreement with Eldene Henderson


37)   No. LF012804-23 - Approve the Following Abatements:  Edward P. Heisler/Greene, 2003, $919.42; Eugene U. Pluth/Curtis, 2003, $1,012.06; Dennis Zandstra, 2003, $28.04 


38)   Approve the Following Licenses:

Central Station Service:  Vector Security, Inc., James W. Simons;

Master Electrician:  Kevin R. Buehner, Jeffrey Neil Miller

Electrical Journeyman:  Shawn Barrows

Gas Fitter:  Ernie Kouba

Gas Contractor:  McCarthy Services, Dave J. McCarthy

House Mover:  Huntley Construction, Ron Huntley

Mobile Home Court:  Ash Avenue Mobile Home Park, Nancy Robrahn; Brookdale Mobile Home Estates, Brenda Draper; Wheel Estates Mobile Court, Kirk Simet

Plumbing Apprentice:  Adam Dalke, Todd W. Gillett

Plumber:  Bernard L. Curl, Keith R. Harrison, Tim Podoll

Plumbing Contractor:  Always Plumbing, Chad Erlenbusch; American Plumbing Service, Todd D. Chase, Diamond C. Mechanical, Kevin B. Curl; Gutzmer Mechanical, Wayne Gutzmer; Holmes Plumbing, Inc., Rod Holmes; Jim’s Plumbing & Heating, Inc., Jim Schnittgrund; Metro Plumbing, Inc., Kim A. Kerns; Nelson Ditching & Excavating, Inc., Larry Nelson; Olson’s Plumbing & Heating, Larry L. Olson; Pine Tree Plumbing, Brad Bilka; Pleinis Plumbing, Gary Pleinis; Plumbing Design & Installation, Steve Darling; Precision Plumbing, Inc., Barry W. Akley; Scholl Plumbing & Heating, Inc., Wesley Scholl;  Western Mechanical Service, Paul L. Iseminger; Leddy Vanderpool; Waterworks Plumbing, Inc., Donovan Williamson;

Residential Contractor: All Phrases, William Lipp; Bertalot Construction, Dennis Bertalot (Inactive), Tom Bodensteiner Construction, Tom Bodensteiner; Champion Home Service & Supply, Cody & Peggy Champion; Custom Homes By Eich, Dwight Eich; Chad Egan; Huntley Construction, Ronald J. Huntley; Vergil Kjerstad Const., Vergil K. Kjerstad; Stanley E. Koch Construction, Stanley E. Koch; Kroeger Company, Jean Robert Kroeger, II; ZCC, Inc., Ronald Zimmerman, Tina Anderson;

Second Hand:  Main Furniture Shoppe, Sheryl Ann Uthe; Software, Etc. #1257, Troy L. Kruse;  Trebleshooter Guitars & Jazz, Mitchell Kimball

Security Business:  Peace Keeper Security, Inc., Ryan R. Schuler

Sewer & Water Contractor:  Michael Dimond, JMD Excavating (new license)

Sewer & Water Contractor (contingent upon submittal of South Dakota Excise Tax Number):  Steve Achtien, SA Construction Services, Inc. (new license)

Sewer & Water Contractor:  (Renewals)  A-1 Ditching, Steven Moore; Beka Ditching, Charles P. Beka; Dan’s Ditching, Inc., Daniel H. Wieczorek; Duffield Construction, Inc., John Duffield; Earthorizons, Inc., Robert Burns; Howie Construction, R. Chris Howie; Jim’s Plumbing & Heating, Jim Schnittgrund; M & E Excavating, Edward D. Thurman; Marv’s Excavating, Inc., Marvin Erickson; Metro Plumbing, Inc., Kim A. Kerns; Midwestern Ditching, Charles E. Davis; Nelson Ditching, Larry Nelson; R P & H, Inc., Gale Raymond; Shovelhead Excavating, Dennis R. Turman; Site Work Specialists, Inc., Michael Ryan; Summit, Inc., Owen H. Emme

Sewer & Water Journeyman: (Renewals)  Michael J. Atchley, Richard C. Barber, Scott Bolton, Kevin Bowman, Jeff K. Bradley, Merritt Duffield, Paul Granum, Michael Leiby, Pat Mechaley, Ronnie I. Morass, Duane L. Olesen, Randy Schumacher, Mike Van Colin

Sewer & Water Apprentice:  (Renewal)  Shelby Moore

Trenching Contractor:  Advanced Electrical, Inc., Thomas J. Gagliano; All Around Construction, Jamie Gerlach; Brink Electric Construction, Douglas F. Brink; Crawford Cable Construction, Raymond Butch Crawford; Evergreen Landscaping, Floyd C. Simunek; Honey Creek Landscape, Dale P. Christiansen; Kaski Homes, Keith Sarkinen; Mann Construction Co., Guy Mann; Olson Dirt Work, David W. Olson

Trenching Journeyman:  Pat Givens, Justin Haider, Brant S. Mann, Marc Myers, Paul H. Petersen, Robert A. Stanfiel, Richard C. Walter, Rick Wieczorek 

Travel Park:  Lake Park Campground & Cottage, Sherry & Scott Nelson  



39)   No. LF012804-25 - Approve Travel Request for Patricia Pummel and Connie Ewing to Attend National Meeting-Continuation Grant Conference in Dallas, Texas, from February 23-27, 2004, in the Approximate Amount of $1,640


40)   Request City Attorney's Office to Prepare Ordinance Amendment to Require ID Checkers to have Security License (Hanks, French, Kooiker)