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2024 02 20 City Council Agenda

pdf PDF of Feb 20, 2024 Council Meeting (126 KB)


City of Rapid City, South Dakota
Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at 6:30 P.M.


INVOCATION (You are welcome to participate, but not required)



1. Veteran Banner Project Presentation – Bill Casper

 (3-minute time limit per speaker)

A time for the members of the public to discuss or express concerns to the Council on any issue not 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 Council members present.

        Open Public Comment – Items 2 – 29
                 Close Public Comment

CONSENT ITEMS – Items 2 – 29

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

Approve Minutes

2. Approve Minutes for the  pdf February 5, 2024 (123 KB) Regular Council meeting.

Alcoholic Beverage License Applications Set for Hearing (NONE)

Public Works Committee Consent Items
3. PW021324-01: Authorize Staff to Advertise for Bids Water Treatment Roof Replacement Project 2802 CIP 51423. Estimated cost is $537,500.00.
4. PW021324-02: Approve Change Order 2F to LEi for Robbinsdale Phase 6 Fairlane Drive Reconstruction, Project No. 2518, CIP No. 51232-C, for a decrease of $146,320.10.
5. PW021324-03: Approve Change Order #3 to PKG Contracting, Inc for Miscellaneous Improvements Projects, Facility Type and Fencing Improvements Project# 2608, CIP# 51132.4, for an increase of $161,405.70
6. PW021324-04: Approve Change Order 3 for Project No. 2612 / CIP No. 51310 Fire Station #1 Improvements with MAC Construction Co. Inc. for an increase of $103,590.31
7. PW021324-05: Approve Change Order 2F to RCS Construction, Inc for Dyess Avenue Reconstruction Seger Drive to City Limits, Project No. 2630, CIP No. 51282, for an increase of $5,860.73.
8. PW021324-06: Approve Change Order 1 to Layne Christensen Company for Well 10 and Well 11 Improvement Project, Project No. 2727, CIP No. 51362, for an increase of $3,284.17.
9. PW021324-07: Authorize Mayor and Finance Director to Sign Bridge Reinspection Program Resolution for the 2024 Bridge Inspections, Project No. 24-2805 / CIP 50630.
10. PW021324-08: Authorize Mayor and Finance Director to Sign Amendment No. 1, to the agreement between the City of Rapid City and HDR Engineering, Inc. for the Water Reclamation Facility South Plant Improvements – Phase 2, Project Number 20-2629.2/ CIP Number 51129.2. In the amount of $804,500.00.
11. PW021324-09: Authorize Mayor and Finance Director to Sign Agreement between the City of Rapid City and Avid4 Engineering for Professional Engineering Services for Waterloo Street Reconstruction – North Lacrosse Street to East Adams Street, Project No. 2752 / CIP 50919, in the amount of $232,200.00.
12. PW021324-10: Authorize Mayor and Finance Director to Sign Joint Funding Agreement between U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. Geological Survey and City of Rapid City for 2024 Water Resource Investigations, CIP No. 51279. The City of Rapid City’s share of the program is $150,000.00.
13. PW021324-11: Authorize Mayor and Finance Director to Sign the Annual Operating Report and Compliance Certificate required by the Solid Waste Division’s Title V Air Quality Permit.
14. PW021324-12: Authorize Staff to Purchase One John Deere Gator XUV835M UTV from RDO Equipment Using SourceWell Cooperative Purchasing Contract #031121-DAC, In the Amount Of $33,087.34 For the Solid Waste Division
15. PW021324-13: Authorize Staff to Purchase One (1) 2024 F-150 Crew Cab 4x4 from McKie Ford matching pricing from State of South Dakota, contract #17619, in the amount $47,691.00 for Water.
16. PW021324-14: Authorize Staff to Purchase a 2024 Bobcat Skid Steer Loader from Jenner Equipment Company with SourceWell Contract #040319-CEC for a Total Amount of $52,060.52.
17. PW021324-15: Authorize Staff to Purchase One 84" Angle Broom and One 84" Snow V-Blade from Jenner Equipment Company with SourceWell Contract #040319-CEC for a Total Amount of $12,412.68.
18. PW021324-16: Authorize Staff to Purchase a 2024 1 Ton Extended Ford Passenger Van from Boyer Ford with State Bid Pricing in the Amount of $51,964.00.

Legal & Finance Committee Consent Items
19. LF021424-01 – Confirm the Appointment of Crissy Davies to the Performing Arts Board
20. LF021424-11 – Approve Resolution 2024-002, a Resolution to Declare One Property Located on Sheridan Lake Road Surplus and to Appoint a Board of Freeholders to Appraise the Value of Two Surplus Properties
21. Acknowledge the Following Volunteers for Worker’s Compensation Purposes: Kelsey Opitz, Jordan Taylor, Hannah Taylor, Shon Hanczyc, and Amanda Millard (Adopt-a-Park/Parks & Recreation), Alys Ratigan and Angela Wilson (Rapid City Public Library), and Joyce Collins, Lori Hendrickson, and Jeannie Humble (RSVP+)
22. LF021424-07 – Approve Resolution 2024-001, a Resolution Levying Assessment for Abatement of Nuisances
23. LF021424-10 – Approve Request for Property Tax Abatements Totaling $554.06
24. LF021424-02 – Authorize Mayor and Finance Director to Sign Meadowbrook Golf Course Food and Beverage Concession Agreement with Platinum Restaurant Group, Inc.
25. LF021424-03 – Approve Agreement with FARR Technologies to Design a City Wide Fiber Network for a Total of $25,000 Plus Travel Expenses
26. LF021424-08 – Authorize Purchase of School Zone Speed Signs from Stalker Radar for $30,895 with SD Highway Safety Grant Funding
27. LF021424-09 – Authorize Purchase of In-Car Radars from Kustom Signals for $87,424.54 with SD Highway Safety Grant Funding
28. LF021424-04 – Approve Ellsworth Air Force Base/Fire Department Mutual Aid Agreement
29. LF021424-05 – Approve of Revisions Made to YCC Bylaws Following Its Annual Review

CIP Committee Consent Items (NONE)
Community Planning & Development Services Department Consent Items (NONE)
Bid Award Consent Items (NONE)


NON-CONSENT ITEMS – Items 30 – 33
      Open Public Comment – Items 30 – 33
                 Close Public Comment

30. LF013124-01 – Second Reading of Ordinance No. 6599, an Ordinance to Revise the Renewal Date of Sewer-Water and Trenching Licenses by Amending Section 13.24.040.B of the Rapid City Municipal Code.
Recommendation: Approve

31. LF021424-06 – Introduction and First Reading of Ordinance No. 6603, an Ordinance Regarding Supplemental Appropriation #2 for 2024.
Recommendation: Approve

Public Works Committee Items
32. PW021324-17 – Approve Request from Kory Weisbeck for a variance to waive the requirement to install sidewalk at 1450 Concourse Dr., Rapid City, per City Ordinance 12.08.060.
Staff Recommendation: DENY
Committee Recommendation: Send to Council Without Recommendation

Legal & Finance Committee Items (NONE)

Community Planning & Development Services Department Items
33. No. 24PL002 - A request by Towey Design Group for Kent Hagg for a Preliminary Subdivision Plan for Lot 1 and 2 of Block 2 of Moon Meadows Park Subdivision generally described as being located southeast of Highway 16 and Catron Boulevard intersection.
Recommendation: Approve with Stipulations

CIP Committee Items (NONE)
Other Board, Commission & Committee Items (NONE)
Bids (NONE)
Alcoholic Beverage License Applications (NONE)
        Special Event
Mayor’s Items (NONE)
Council Items & Liaison Reports (NONE)
        Reconsideration Notices
        Motion for Delivery of Items from Committee
Staff Items (NONE)
Appeals (NONE)
       Planning Commission Appeals
       License Appeals
       Sign Code Appeals
       Other Appeals Heard by the Council

        Open Public Hearing (Comment)- Item 34
        [Public Hearing Remains Open]
        Close Public Hearing – Item 34

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

Community Planning & Development Services Department Items (NONE)

Alcohol Licenses
34. Naja Shrine for (3) SPECIAL EVENT (on -sale) Dealer License for events scheduled for March 9, 2024, March 16, 2024 and April 13, 2024 at 4091 Sturgis Road

Assessment Rolls (NONE)
Other Items Requiring Public Hearings (NONE)



An executive session pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2(3) to consult with legal counsel about proposed or pending litigation.

35. No. CC022024-01 – Bill List for February 20, 2024.




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