Mobridge City Council Approves $35,400 Expenditure to Rehabilitate Scherr-Howe Ground
At the Monday April 11 meeting of the Mobridge City Council, the council agreed to spend $35,400.00 to have Rodgers Hardwood Floors of Bismarck refinish the floor of the Scherr-Howe Event Center. The project will include paint lines for three volleyball courts, a basketball court and a Mobridge Tiger written on the vinyl floor.
The Council authorized Mayor Gene Cox to sign the State of South Dakota Agreement for Land and Water Conservation Assistance in the amount of $81,865 for Mobridge Park improvements.
The second reading of Order No. 1005 to add to conditional use the retail sale of new and used automobiles, trucks, boats, and motorcycles was approved.
The Chamber of Commerce approached Council with a proposal to add a permanent power supply and fiber optic for Wi-Fi to the Walleye Up statue at the south end of Main Street with public and private networks that could be used for public events such as fishing tournaments. , concerts and future development in this area. The tourism committee will cover the majority of installation costs, working with local suppliers Quenzer Electric, MDU and WRT. The City will pay the monthly electricity bill between $16.00 and $30.00. This project was approved by the Council.
A chip seal offer of just over $124,000.00 was approved.
Mobridge park staff and salaries for 2022 have been approved.
Hard Rock Resources on East 4th Avenue asked Council to comply with sidewalk requirements pursuant to Order 9-6-5 and Resolution 22-08, and it was approved.
An amendment in the amount of $1,751.89 to KLJ’s professional services agreement for a resubmission of the airport fuel tank project has been approved.
The Board also approved an agreement with KLJ for various engineering services. Finance officer Heather Beck said it would allow the city to hire KLJ on “on call.”
The board has given its approval to an application for a building mover’s license from Bryce’s Mobile Home Movers of Minot, North Dakota.
The council has given the go-ahead to apply for a grant to help fund the shading of the pool. Finance officer Beck said maybe more money needs to be raised for the project.
A cost increase for zoning items was approved in the amount of $225.00 to cover the City’s costs to pay zoning board members as well as administration and publishing.