City Council Agenda
City Council Chambers, City Hall, 612 N. Main Street
July 5, 2022


6:00 p.m. Call to Order


Pledge of Allegiance


Invocation: United Church of Christ


Roll Call


Recommendation by Mayor Everson to Reappoint Department Heads from July 2022-July 2025

Michelle Bathke-Finance Officer

Doug Greenway-Corn Palace Director

Justin Johnson-City Attorney

Elizabeth Kitchens-Human Resources Director

Mike Koster-Chief of Police

Marius Laursen-Chief of Fire/EMS

Kevin Nelson-Park & Recreation Director

Jessica Pickett-Community Services Director

Joe Schroeder-Public Works Director


Mayor Everson to Issue Oath of Office to Department Heads


Election of Officers

A.  President of City Council

B.  Vice-President of City Council


Approval of Consent Agenda Items

Items appearing on the Consent Agenda may be removed by a City Council Member for discussion at the beginning of the formal agenda items.

Automatic Supplement to General Fund-Fire from Grant Funds in the amount of $6,616.59


Raffle Permit

Mitchell Ducks Unlimited with the drawing to be held on October 6, 2022


Special Event Application for Palace City Pre-Sturgis Party August 4, 2022

  • Road Closure
  • Parking Lot Closure
  • Parade Permit with Escort ($250 - requested to be waived)
  • Noise Permit - 4:30 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Consumption Permit ($500 - requested to be waived)

Approve Volunteer Board Appointments

  • To reappoint Whitney Kroupa to the Community Services Advisory Board (Transit) for a term to run July 2022- June 2025.

Appointment of Council Liaison & Board Positions

  • Chamber of Commerce (Liaison)- Steve Rice
  • Community Services Board (Liaison)- John Doescher
  • Corn Palace Events & Advisory Board (Voting Member) - Jeff Smith
  • Golf & Cemetery Board (Ex Officio)- Dan Sabers
  • Housing & Redevelopment Commission Board (Liaison)-  John Doescher
  • Library Board of Trustees (Liaison)- Steve Rice
  • Mitchell Area Development Corporation Board (Liaison)- Jeff Smith
  • Mitchell Main Street & Beyond Board (Liaison)- Susan Tjarks
  • Parks & Recreation Board (Liaison)- Marty Barington
  • Planning Commission (Ex Officio)- John Doescher
  • Sports & Events Authority Board (Voting Member)- Kevin McCardle

Change Order #1 to Maguire Iron for West Side Water Tower Schedules A, A1 & A3 Project #2021-3


Change Order #1 to H & W Contracting for West Side Water Tower Schedules B & B1 Project #2021-3


Change Order #4 to Top Grade Concrete for Concrete Project #2021-4 Schedule A


Approval of Gasoline & Fuel Quotes


Approve Bills, Payroll, Salary Adjustments and New Employee Hires and Authorize Payment of Recurring and Other Expenses in Advance as Approved by the Finance Officer


Motion to Approve, Request Public Comment, Roll Call


Citizens Input

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BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT: Entertain a motion for the City Council to recess and sit as the Board of Adjustment


Action to Set Date for Board of Adjustment Hearing 7-18-22

Vander Hamm Motorsports has applied for a conditional use permit to operate an Automotive Repair Services facility; located at 2951 S Rowley St, legally described as Lot 11 of Iverson’s Addition in the SE ¼ of Section 33, T 103 N, R 60 W of the 5th P.M., Davison County, South Dakota.  The said real property is zoned UD Urban Development District.


RECONVENE AS CITY COUNCIL: Entertain a motion for the Board of Adjustment to adjourn and the City Council to reconvene in regular session


Hearing and Action On The following Alcohol License Application

On the application to transfer RL-19079 Retail (On Sale) Liquor License from Anisa Deinert dba Jades, 107 North Main Street, Mitchell to Anisa Deinert dba Jades, 107 North Main Street, Mitchell due to reconfiguration of license.


Action to Approve Resolution #R2022-41, Annexation of South Thirteen Feet of the South Four Hundred Fifty Feet of Lot 2, Excluding the South Three Hundred Seventy-Five Feet thereof, Mitchell Township 17-103-60


Action to Approve Resolution #R2022-42, Annexation of Lot K of Kippes Subdivision in the East half of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section Nine , T 103 N, R 60, W of the 5th P.M., Davison County South Dakota and Lot A of F.F. Kippes’ First Addition, a Subdivision of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section Nine, T 103 N, R 60, W of the 5th P.M., Davison County South Dakota


Second Reading on Ordinance #O2022-08, Amending Mitchell City Code Section 6-1-1 Regarding Animals at Large


Motion to Adopt Ordinance #O2022-08, Request Public Comment, Roll Call


Second Reading on Ordinance #O2022-11, Revising Provisions of Chapter 4-2: Liquor Control


Motion to Adopt Ordinance #O2022-11, Request Public Comment, Roll Call


Update on Bridge Inspections with Brosz Engineering


Executive session according to 1-25-2 (4) Employee Negotiations & (1) Personnel




FOR COUNCIL INFORMATION: Planning Commission Unsigned Minutes 6-27-22

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