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City of Rapid City, South Dakota
Tuesday, November 26, 2013; 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 – 20


Public Comment opened – Items 1 – 20

Public Comment closed


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


Approve Minutes


1)         PW112613-01 – Approve Minutes of November 12, 2013.




2)         PW112613-02 – Confirm the Reappointment of Steve Malone to the Zoning Board of Adjustment.


3)         PW112613-03 – Acknowledge Letter from EPA Regarding Uranium Mining.




      Approve Change Order


4)         PW112613-04 – Change Order #1F to Heavy Constructors Inc. for Enchantment Road Sanitary Sewer Extension, Project No. 11-1977 / CIP No. 50882, for an increase of $13,719.28.


5)         PW112613-05 – Change Order #1F to J&J Asphalt Company for Pavement Rehabilitation Project – Winfield Ct to Odde Dr, Project No. 13-2096 / CIP No. 50844, for an increase of $131.45.


6)         PW112613-06 – Change Order #1F to Hills Materials Company for East Indiana Street and Laurel Avenue Water Main Reconstruction, Project No. 12-2058 / CIP No. 50389.4-1A, for an increase of $5,612.94.


7)         PW112613-07 – Change Order #1F to RCS Construction for Silver Street Area Utility Improvements Phase 2 – Gold Street, Project No. 12-2020 / CIP No. 50828, for a decrease of $67,718.26.


8)         PW112613-08 – Change Order #1 to Scull Construction Service Inc for Canyon Lake Dam Reconstruction, Project No. 08-1743 / CIP No. 50739, for an increase of $33,299.04.


9)         PW112613-09 – Change Order #1F to Simon Contractors of SD Inc. for Red Dale Traffic Calming Project, Project No. 13-2106 / CIP No. 50956, for a decrease of $115.09.


10)      PW112613-10 – Change Order #6 to Dean Kurtz Construction for Elk Vale Lift Station Upgrades, Project No. 11-1999 / CIP No. 50728, for a decrease of $47,192.51.


11)      PW112613-11 – Change Order #1 To American Environmental Group LTD for Landfill Cell 16 Liner System Construction, Project No. SW13-2112, for an increase of $82,660.87.


12)      PW112613-12Change Order #1 to Scull Construction Services Inc. for Rapid City Landfill Citizen Campus Construction, Project No. SW01-2012, for an increase of $178,231.72.


      Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to Sign


13)      PW112613-13 – Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Rapid City and Pennington County Highway Department – Exchange of Snow Routes.


      Engineering Division


14)      PW112613-14 – Approve with the Requirement to Sign a Waiver of Right to Protest (WORP) a Request from Henriksen, Inc. for Amcon Distributing Company for a Variance to Waive the Requirement to Install Sidewalk per City Ordinance 12.08.060 along Turbine Drive for the Property located at 1511 Turbine Drive – Lot 1 of Block 2 in Rushmore Regional Industrial Park, T1N, R8E, BHM, Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota.   


      Water Reclamation Division


15)      PW112613-15Approve Request for Authorization to Purchase of a ½ Ton Extended Cab Pick Up from McKie Ford for $23,031.00, Matching State Bid Contract #16546.


16)      PW112613-16Approve Request for Authorization to Purchase a ¾ Ton Regular Cab Pick Up from McKie Ford for $22,236.82, Matching State Bid Contract #16544.


17)      PW112613-17Renew contract with Polydyne Inc. for Cationic Sludge Polymer for one year.




18)      PW112613-18 – Approve Resolution No. 2013-097 Establishing Fees for Grave Spaces and Cemetery Services.


19)      PW112613-19 – Authorize Mayor and Finance Officer to sign Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Rapid City and Black Hills Mountain Bike Association for management and maintenance of Bike Skills Park.


20)      PW112613-20Approve the Deer Harvest Recommendation of 150 Deer for the 2013-2014 Season.







Public Comment opened – Items 21 –24

Public Comment closed




21)      CC111813-04.4 - Downtown Parking Ramp – Dan Senftner.




22)      PW112613-21 – Introduction and First Reading of Ordinance No. 5975 Changing the Organizational Makeup of the Department of Public Works by Amending Chapter 2.44 of the Rapid City Municipal Code.


       Engineering Division


23)      PW112613-22 – Request from M Hill Business Plaza for a Variance to Waive the Requirement to Install Sidewalk per City Ordinance 12.08.060 along Omaha Street and Canal Street for the Property Located at 1401 Omaha Street – Lots 1-5 and Adjacent Vacated Alleys, Less a 20’ x 35’ Tract in the NW Corner of Said Lot 1 of Block 18 in Gateway Subdivision, Section 35, T2N, R7E, BHM, Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota.   


24)      PW112613-23 – Update on Winter Storm Atlas Cleanup Operations – Terry Wolterstorff.