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City of Rapid City, South Dakota
Tuesday, December 30, 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 December 10, 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. LF123008-01 - Confirm Reappointment of George Thompson (Natural Gas Industry), Steve Street (Mechanical Contractor), and Ron Wagner (Mechanical Installer) to the Mechanical Board for Two Year Terms and Approve the Appointment of Jesse Horst (Wholesale Business Industry) to the Mechanical Board for a Two Year Term

2) No. LF123008-02 - Confirm Reappointment of Don Perdue, Ruth Brennan, and Nancy Anderson Smith to the Journey Museum Board of Directors for Three Year Terms

3) No. LF123008-03 – Confirm Reappointment of Peter Newmann (Construction Architectural Representative) and Dennis Hettich (Citizen Representation) to the Sign Code Board of Appeals for Three Year Terms

4) No. LF123008-04 – Confirm Reappointment of Kale McNaboe and Appointment of Steve Swanson to the Trenching Board for Two Year Terms

5) No. LF123008-05 – Confirm Reappointment of Jim Smoragiewicz and Sherri Zimmer to the Parks and Recreation Board for Three Year Terms

6) No. LF123008-06 – Confirm Appointment of Eddie Rypkema and Batool Merali to the Civic Center Board for Three Year Terms

7) No. LF123008-07 – Approve Travel Request for Malcom Chapman, Bill Okrepkie, and Deb Hadcock to Attend 2009 National League of Cities Congressional City Conference in Washington, D.C. March 12-19, 2009, in the Approximate Amount of $9,910

8) No. LF123008-08 – Approve Travel Request for Karen Gunderson-Olson, Patti Martinson, Aaron Costello, and Robert Ellis to Attend National League of Cities Green Cities Conference and Expo in Portland, OR, April 16-24, 2009, in the Approximate Amount of $7,576


9) Kooiker - CIP Project Approval Process

10) No. LF123008-23 – Acknowledge Capital Improvements Program Committee Monthly Update for December, 2008


11) No. LF123008-09 – Approve Travel Request for Richard Holt and Don Hedrick to Attend Training and Certification as Law Enforcement Fitness Specialist at the Cooper Institute in Dallas, TX, April 25-May 1, 2009, in the Approximate Amount of $3,064


12) No. LF123008-10 – Authorize Staff to Advertise for Bids for Four Ambulances

13) No. LF123008-11 - Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Maintenance Agreement with A & B Business Solutions for Color Copier


14) No. LF123008-12 - Approve Travel Request for William Reishus to Attend Large Frame Commercial Aircraft Class at the Dallas Fort Worth Airport Training Center in Dallas, TX, December 7-12, 2008, in the Approximate Amount of $1,534.05 (This item was previously approved by Mayor Hanks on 10/17/08 in the amount of $1491.00 but tuition was $50 higher than estimated)


15) No. LF123008-13 - Approve Travel Request for Ted Johnson, Engineering Project Manager, to Attend the University of Wisconsin Madison Training Seminar in Las Vegas, NV, January 26-28, 2009 (Travel Dates January 25-29, 2009) in an Estimated Amount of $2,403


16) No. LF123008-14 - Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign Contract for Worker's Compensation Third Party Administrator

17) No. LF123008-15 - Approve Renewal of City’s Insurance Coverage for 2009

18) No. LF123008-16 - Authorize Staff to Go Out for Proposals for a Financial Advisor to Assist with the Sale of Bonds for Water/Sewer Projects


19) No. LF123008-17 – Resolution to Establish the Non-Union Position of Compliance Specialist

20) No. LF123008-18 – Resolution Adopting the Blue Line 457 Plan


21) No. LF123008-19 - Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign an Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with Wyss Associates, Inc. in the Amount of $5,800 to Provide Design and Construction Services for Facilities in Vickie Powers Memorial Park


22) No. LF123008-20 – Resolution to Correct the Legal Description of Brookfield Tax Increment District Number Sixty-Seven

23) No. LF123008-21 – Acknowledge Raffle Request from Rapid City Elks Lodge

24) No. LF123008-22 – Acknowledge Raffle Request from American Heart Association


25) Approve the Following Licenses: Mechanical Apprentice: Jeffrey Moss and Blaine Henderson; House Mover: Scott Schauer, Northland Building Movers Inc.; Warner Ghere, Ghere House Moving; Paul Kostboth, SD Housing Development Authority; Ross Olson, Modern House Movers; and O’Neil Company Inc.; Sewer and Water Journeyman: Steven Patridge, Grizzly Excavation, Inc.