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City of Rapid City, South Dakota
Tuesday, September 25, 2012; 12:30 p.m.

Roll Call and Determination of Quorum


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.  



CONSENT ITEMS -- Items 1 – 17


Public Comment opened – Items 1 – 17

Public Comment closed


Remove Items from the “Consent Items” and Vote on Remaining Consent Items


Approve Minutes


1)         PW092512-01 – Approve Minutes of September 11, 2012.




2)         PW092512-02 – Confirm Appointment of Julie Burckhard – Telecommunications Industry Member, to the Trenching Board.


      Approve Change Order


3)         PW092512-03 – Change Order #2F for Star of the West Parking Lot Repairs, Project No. 12-2030 / CIP No. 50909, for a zero cost funding change.


4)         PW092512-04 – Change Order #2 to RCS Construction for Rapid City Greenway Trails and Pedestrian Facilities Project, Project No. PR08-6017, for an increase of $16,865.09.


5)         PW092512-05 – Change Order #1 to Mainline Contracting for Elm Avenue Reconstruction – E Oakland Street to Utah Street, Project No. ST10-1777 / CIP No. 50643, for an increase of $11,140.06.


      Authorize Staff to Advertise for Bids


6)         PW092512-06 – Arrowhead Drainage Basin Detention Cells 200 & 291 Maintenance, Project No. DR12-2037 / CIP No. 50786. Estimated Cost: $60,000.00.


7)         PW092512-07 – Memorial Park Irrigation Improvements, Project No. 12-2002 / CIP No. 50896. Estimated Cost: $250,000.00.


8)         PW092512-08 – Permanent Pavement Marking Project, Project No. 12-2019 / CIP No. 50593. Estimated Cost: $31,408.00.


9)         PW092512-25 – RCFD Storage and Training Facility, Project No. 12-2062 / CIP No. 50944. Estimated Cost: $120,000.00.


      Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign


10)      PW092512-09 – Amendment No. 1 to Agreement between the City of Rapid City and Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. for Rapid City Landfill Cells 15 & 16 Landfill Liner and Leachate Collection System Design, Project No. LF11-1974/CIP 50888, in the amount of $144,964.42.


11)      PW092512-10 – Agreement for Voluntary Right of Way Donation for East North Street, Project No. ST08-1511, SDDOT Project P1774(04), PCN 02SE.


12)      PW092512-11 – Amendment No. 1 to Agreement between the City of Rapid City and FMG Inc. for Jackson Boulevard Utilities Chapel Lane to Rapid Creek Bridge, Project No. SSW10-1837 / CIP No. 50177, in the amount of $56,395.00 with a new completion date of January 31, 2013.


13)      PW092512-12 – Memorandum of Understanding between the Pennington County Highway Department and the City of Rapid City – Exchange of Snow Routes.


14)      PW092512-13 – Agreement between the City of Rapid City and Ferber Engineering Company, Inc. for Design and Bidding Professional Services for Seger Drive Reconstruction Phase 1, Project No. 11-1947 / CIP No. 50277.1-2, in the amount of $264,950.00.


15)      PW092512-14 – Agreement between the City of Rapid City and Designworks, Inc. for Design and Bidding Professional Services for ASA Softball – Parkview Addition, Project No. 12-2043 / CIP No. 50937, in the amount of $116,880.00.         


      Engineering Division


16)      PW092512-15Approve Request from Craig and Susan Greenwalt to Waive the Requirement to Install Sidewalk per City Ordinance 12.08.060 for the property located at 2105 Elmhurst Drive – S1/2 of Lot 13 and All of Lot 14 of Lot 3, Block 2, NE1/4 NW1/4 Section 9, T1N, R7E, BHM, Raid City, South Dakota.  


17)      PW092512-16Approve Acceptance of Infrastructure for East Stumer Road Extension Phase 5B-1.







Public Comment openedItems 18– 25

Public Comment closed




18)      PW092512-17Request from Steve Becher regarding the 2012 Alfalfa / Hay Harvest Contract.




19)      PW092512-18 – Update and Recommendation on Request to accept Private Driveway Located in the 12th Street Right of Way as a City Street.




20)      PW092512-19 – Introduction and First Reading of Ordinance No. 5870 Revising the Terms of the Water Rate Relief Program by Amending Section 13.08.430C or the Rapid City Municipal Code.


21)      PW092512-20 – Introduction and First Reading of Ordinance No. 5871 Revising the Terms of the Sewer Rate Relief Program by Amending Section 13.16.360E of the Rapid City Municipal Code. 


      Engineering Division


22)      PW092512-21 – Discussion and Direction to require sidewalks on portions of Canyon Lake Drive between Dakota Drive and Soo San Drive.


23)      PW092512-22 – Discussion and Direction to Require Sidewalks on Portions of Red Dale Drive and Hillsview Drive.




24)      PW092512-23 – Approval of Rapid City Urban Interface Management Plan for Mountain Pine Beetle Suppression and Hazardous Fuels Removal.




25)      PW092512-24 – 2011 Annual Energy Report for City Buildings and Facilities – Gunar Dzintars.