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2016 Meetings
Date Agenda Items Length
Play
January 4, 2016 Items 1-6 Informational Reports. Main Street Project Update 47:29 Track 1
Items 7 - 9 City Mgr's Report, Consent, Claims 8:48 Track 2
Items 10 and 11. a Variances & Plat for Guy Edwards 1:31:30 Track 3
Items 11 b thru End. Purchase of 913 Woodland Drive, Lease, Ward 4 Council Replacement.  15:55 Track 4
January 19, 2016 Items 1-9 Reports, Consent, Claims 9:39 Track 1
Items 10 - end.  Pulic Hearing Maverik, Citizen Request advertising fees, 2016 Funding of Charities 37:30 Track 2
February 1, 2016 All Items - Keszler, Reports, Marcotte Annexation 12:31 Track 1
February 16, 2016 All Items - Eldon Herring Day, Reports, Consent, Claims 37:40 Track 1
March 7, 2016 Items 1-9 Reports, Consent, Claims 8:49 Track 1
Item 10. a, b, c Public Hearings. Malt Beverage transfer, Special Event LA, Wine License Total E'Clips Salon 8:00 Track 2
Item 11. a. Community Center Improvement Project Bids 13:16 Track 3
Item 11. b, c Purchase pickup for Rally, Approve Bonnier Corp as official magazine, all other matters. 21:06 Track 4
March 21, 2016 Items 1-11 Reports, Consent, Claims 21:36 Track 1
Item 12. a and b. Re-Plat in Northgate and Variance BH Habitat 1:43:18 Track 2
Item 13. - end. Annexation, Plats for SEDC and McIlravy. POS for Sturgis Liquor, Main Street Project. 24:54 Track 3
April 4, 2016 Items 1 - 11.  Reports, Consent, Claims, Public Hearing - Use on Review for Grenz-Williams Day Care 33:52 Track 1
Items 12 - End.  Reports - Plat, Lot H-1, Vehicles, SW Regional HS Rodeo, Youth Rodeo, 2015 Annual Report. 33:09 Track 2
April 18, 2016 Items 1 - 11 Mgr. Report, Consent, Claims, Public Hearings for Fulton St. Bash and DAM 5k 16:38 Track 1
Item 12. a. Annual Water Report 16:35 Track 2
Items 12. b to End Title 3, Title 18, Canvass votes 18:00 Track 3
May 2, 2016 Items 1-9 Reports, Consent, Claims 17:39 Track 1
Items 10 - 11. Public Hearings for Days End, Grocery Mart, Title 3, Title 18. 11:25 Track 2
Items 12 - 14. a. New Council Induction, Consent, Coe Meyer for White Plate Racing. 27:07 Track 3
Item 14. b. Bruce Eide for Spirit of Sturgis Vintage MC Festival 13:28 Track 4
Item 14. c - end. Rental & Servicing of Portable Toilets and all other items. 7:24 Track 5
May 16, 2016 Items 1-9  Reports, Consent Calendar and Claims 15:51 Track 1
Item 10. Public hearings 27:47 Track 2
Item 11. a. First reading Title 3 Off Sale Liquor Special Events 27:07 Track 3
Item 11. b Land Swap to End. 37:37 Track 4
June 6, 2016 Items 1-11 Reports, Consent, Claims, Public Hearings 17:14 Track 1
Items 12. a and b. 2nd reading Resolution 2016-03 Title 3 Off sale Liquor Special Events License.  B. Approve Resolution 2016-04 Title 3 Special Events period. 28:57 Track 2
Items 12. c,d,e. 1st reading Ordinance 2016-04 Appropriations, 2016 WW Screening Project bid, Resolution 2016-32 Street Closure for Supermoto. 14:09 Track 3
Items 12. f and g. Resolution 2016-33 Closure of streets for Motorcycle Rally. 1st reading Ordinance 2016-11 Health & Sanitation.  24:34 Track 4
June 20, 2016 Items 1-11. c . Reports, Consent, Claims, Public Hearings up to C Executive Session. 36:38 Track 1
Items 11. c (return from Executive Session) - End. 24:22 Track 2
July 5, 2016 Items 1-8 g. (Reports, Consent (up to Request for Executive Session) items h-m were removed from the agenda.  11:34 Track 1
Items 9-End (Return from Executive Session) Claims, Public Hearings for Spirit of Sturgis, Chamber event street closure. Reports: 1st reading 2016-16 Animals, WW Improvements, Ban on off-premise signage, Airport bid, Ward 4 election - Crane. 37:51 Track 2
July 18, 2016 Items 1-10. Reports, Consent Calendar, Claims 18:32 Track 1
Items 11. a-d. Public Hearings 16:02 Track 2
Items 12. Reports to End. 15:04 Track 3
August 1, 2016 Items 1-7. Reports 27:00 Track 1
Items 8 - End Public Hearings, Reports, Other Matters 26:57 Track 2
August 22, 2016 All Agenda Items and citizen comment regarding vending fees 16:59 Track 1
September 6, 2016 Items 1-9. Reports, Consent Calendar, Claims 9:35 Track 1
Items 10 - 11. a.  Public Hearings, Citizen request Margaret Mutchler regarding property on Lazelle. 15:47 Track 2
Items 11. b - End.  24:17 Track 3
September 19, 2016 Items  1-9 Reports, Consent, Claims 9:59 Track 1
Items 10 a & b. UOR Cambridge Investments, Variance for Loud American eaves. 19:04 Track 2
Item 10. c UOR in-home daycare for Brandy Nikkila 37:52 Track 3
Items 10. d-end. Resolution 2016-46 Street Closure & Open Container for Oktoberfest, Special Events License for the Downtown Foundation, Reports: Citizen requests: Symonds, Meyer, Approve bid for sander with plow. Item D was removed. 36:44 Track 4
October 3, 2016 Items 1-7 Reports 12:50 Track 1
Items 8 - End. Consent Calendar, Claims Citizen Request to address Skate Park. 21:43 Track 2
November 7, 2016 Items 1-6. Announcements and Informational Reports 12:19 Track 1
Items 7 - 9 City Manager's Report, Consent Calendar, Claims 9:48 Track 2
Item 10. Public Hearings - Beer,Wine,Liquor Licensing 34:15 Track 3
Item 11. a,b,c  Motorcycle Museum, 1st Reading of Title 2 and 6 16:48 Track 4
Item 11. d & e 2017 Supplemental Appropriations and all other 18:29 Track 5
November 21, 2016 Items 1-6. Buxton Presentation to Council 31:12 Track 1
Items 7 - 10. Reports, Consent Calendar, Claims, Public Hearings 13:31 Track 2
Item 11. a. Second Reading of Title 2 - Contractor Licensing & Construction Regulations. 9:29 Track 3
Items 11. b to end. Second Reading of Title 6 - Cemetery and 2016 & 2017 Appropriations 15:21 Track 4

2015 Meetings
Date Agenda Items Length
Play
January 5, 2015 Items 1 - 6 8:15 Track 1

Items 7 - 8 Consent & Claims 10:23 Track 2

Item 9. a Title 18 Zoning 16:29 Track 3

Items 9. b to end.   Citizen request report 16:17 Track 4




January 20, 2015 Items 1 - 8 City Manager's Report, Consent, Claims 17:21 Track 1

Items 9. a-b Public Hearings for Gorman and Indian 14:26 Track 2

Items 9. c-f Public Hearings for Coyle, J&P, Baron, Glover 21:16 Track 3




February 2, 2015 Items 1 - 10 c. Reports, Consent, Claims Public Hearing, Reports on Service Contracts 16:00 Track 1

Item 10. d 2015 Rally Street Closures 42:47 Track 2

Item 10. e 2014 Water Department Annual Report  20:17 Track 3




March 2, 2015 Items 1 - 9a. Reports, Consent, Claims, Public Hearings 5:08 Track 1 

Item 10. a Dungeon Bar 8:22 Track 2

Item 10. b. ABC presentation 19:29 Track 3

Item 10. c-f. Approve construction bid, Title 16 parking, Bid for Spruce water main, Bid for Fulton/Sherman water & streets 18:17 Track 4

Item 10. g. Expanded parking at SCC 19:59 track 5

Item 10. h. Discussion on Title 30 Beautification & Advertising 34:58 Track 6




April 6, 2015 Items 1-10. Reports, Consent, Claims 31:30 Track 1

Item 11. Public Hearings 11:37 Track 2

Item 12. a Avalanche Road - Sturgis View Campground 36:54 Track 3

Items 12. b-end 44:12 Track 4




April 20, 2015 Items 1-10 Reports, Consent, Claims 8:20 Track 1

Items 11. a-d Public Hearings 18:13 Track 2

Items 12. a-e Fritz Plat, Ordinance 2015-04, 05, Bid for Streets, Historical Society Day 22:35 Track 3

Item 12. F TIF #11 28:24 Track 4

Items 12. g and h TIF #12 Boundaries and Project Plan 45:55 Track 5

Items 12. I through end TIF #13 Boundaries & Project Plan, Canvassing of votes (annexation was removed from agenda) 29:42 Track 6




May 4, 2015 Items 1-7 Reports, Consent & Claims 9:35 Track 1

Item 8. All (Item 9 adjournment) 40:47 Track 2

Item 10. New Business - all 10:01 Track 3

Item 11. a-c. Vendor refund, Transit Agreement, Council Goals 27:20 Track 4

Item 11. d-e. Use of City property for Rodeo, BH Music Festival 23:21 Track 5

Item 11. f. Use of City watershed property for Volksmarch 32:23 Track 6

Items 11. g-I and to end. 29:34 Track 7




May 18, 2015 Items 1-7 Reports 20:42 Track 1

Items 8 - 11. b Mgr Report, Consent, Claims, a. Ambulance, b. Grubl Annexation 24:22 Track 2

Item 11. c. 1st reading Title 31 Licensing of Temporary Businesses 15:14 Track 3

Items 11. d. and e. Discussion on Avalanche Road TIF, Resolution to correct TIF #11 15:33 Track 4

Item 12. All other matters - concerns from public 43:09 Track 5




June 1, 2015 Items 1-5 Missing


Item 6. Regional Hospital Expansion Presentation 15:25 Track 1

Items 7 - 10. b Managers Report, Claims, Public Hearings on Bank Saloon 18:00 Track 2

Items 10. c-h Malt Beverage Renewals, Wine License, Event License, Fulton Street Closure, Key City Rental billboard variance, Camaro Rally resolution 34:09 Track 3

Items 11. a-e Title 31, Annexation of Thunder Dome & Kick Start, Raffle request, Use of City property for White Plate Flat Trackers race 30:00 Track 4

Items 11. f-g Title 31 No Glass Bottles, Advertising cubes 23:43 Track 5

Item 11. h Set committee rules and regulations 40:39 Track 6




June 15, 2015 Items 1-5 Not Included


Items 6-10 Reports, Consent, Claims 13:06 Track 1

Items 11. a-c Lupo/Bank Saloon 12:08 Track 2

Items 11. d-e McCain Zoning, Dawgs Variance 17:01 Track 3

Items 11. f-h Smith Variance, Bryant Variance, Spcl Event License for Knuckle 12:51 Track 4

Items 12. a-e Title 31 Temp Business, Raffles 17:22 Track 5

Items 12. f-g Bid for Starline Park, Rally Traffic on W. Main 23:05 Track 6

Items 12. h-i Closure of Kinship, Title 30 Signage/ 11:33 Track 7

Items 12. j-end Drainage Project, Lippold Annexation, Liquor Annex, City Liquor License 55:51 Track 8




July 6, 2015 Items 1-6 Not Included


Items 7 - 9 (7. a late and placed at the end) Reports, Consent, Claims 8:35 Track 1

Items 10. a-c SE License for Knuckle, SE license for One-Eyed Jacks, Off sale license for City Liquor Annex 33:46 Track 2

Item 11. a resolution to close Kinship 23:27 Track 3

Item 11. b,d Title 30 Signage, Sundstrom Tax abatement (c McFarland did not show up to meeting) 24:37 Track 4

Item 11. e,f,BH Vision Presentation (Item 7.a) and all other 35:55 Track 5




July 20, 2015 Special Meeting - no audio    




July 23, 2015 Special Meeting - no audio    




July 20, 2015 Items 1-9 Reports, Consent, Claims 10:05 Track 1

Items 10. a and b Public Hearings Park Ave, Ritchie 20:29 Track 2

Items 11 thru end 2016 Budget Proposal and all other matters 34:41 Track 3




July 23, 2015 Special Meeting - no audio    




July 27, 2015 Items 1-10. a Reports, Consent, Claims, Public Hearing for street closure and open container H-D Way. 16:42 Track 1

Items 11. a and b Reports Contract with Meade School, Schmid 1035 Lazelle 32:34 Track 2

Items 11. c thru end. Reports on vendor access and 2015 Rally performance bonus, Other matters 24:36 Track 3




August 17, 2015 Items 1-9 Reports, Consent, Claims Public Hearing (Mustang Rally use of City property/street closure/open container) 16:37 Track 1

Item 10. a Chandler Towing and c. Special Event license 10:48 Track 2

Item 10. d 2016 Budget 42:35 Track 3

Item 10. e Purchase Bobcat for Water and all other 55:41 Track 4




September 8, 2015 Items 1-10 Reports, Consent, Claims, Public Hearings 18:40 Track 1

Item 11. a Interstate Engineering/Dolan Creek 29:23 Track 2

Item 11. b Murray Addition 14:43 Track 3

Item 11. c 2016 Appropriation for 2016 15:04 Track 4

Items 11. d and e Mutual Operating Agreement for LEC with Meade County and Citizen request - Craig Hobart Smith 12:57 Track 5

Items 11. f and g bids for Stone Shelter and Ordinance 2015-10 13:29 Track 6

Items 11. h Law Tigers and all other matters 13:54 Track 7




September 21, 2015 Items 1-4 not recorded.  Items 5-7 c Announcements & Praise, Reports 36:13 Track 1

Items 7 c - end  Payroll changes, Consent, Claims, Public Hearings, Report on appropriations 21:30 Track 2




October 5, 2015 Items 4-7 Announcements & Praise, Reports 12:28 Track 1

Items 8-10 Consent, Claims, Public Hearings (Jay Grubl) 11:21 Track 2

Items 11 - End Hobart Smith letter, Medical Services Contract, 1st reading Title 32 Animals, 1st Reading Title 9 Parking 16:56 Track 3




October 19, 2015 Items 1-6 41:23 Track 1

Items 7-11 e Reports, Censent, Claims, Public Hearings, Title 32, 9, 3, 13 and 11. 25:53 Track 2

Item 11. f Davenport Dams presentation and comments 1:02:13 Track 3

Items 11. g to end Lighting Project, Const easements for Main Street Project and all other. 9:10 Track 4




November 2, 2015 Items 1-6 Announcements, Informational Reports 14:38 Track 1

Items 7-End. Manager Reports, Consent, Claims, Reports: Title 3, 13, Supplement, Title 31, End 43:43 Track 2




November 16, 2015 Items 1-10 Reports, Consent and Claims 12:48 Track 1

Item 11.  a Public Hearing Ware 19:03 Track 2

Items 11. b-end Public Hearings, Supplement, Exec Action on land lease 14:04 Track 3




December 7, 2015 Items 1-10 a Reports, Consent, Claims and Title 31 Licensing of temporary Businesses (ATMS) 41:26 Track 1

Items 10. b-end Airport Mgr Contract, SEDC contract, Annexation for SLE, Regional Health land sale 23:13 Track 2




December 21, 2015 Items 1-10. Reports, Consent, Claims, Public Hearings 27:20 Track 1

Item 11 - end. Reports on Title 11, Title 31, Supplement, Parking Lease with Maverik and VFD contracts. 34:35 Track 2

2014 Meetings
Date Agenda Items Length Play
January 6, 2014 Items 1-8 Reports, Consent and Claims 45:26 Track 1

Items 9 - 10. d Public Hearings, Reports 2nd Reading Title 21 23:47 Track 2

Items 10. e and f Title 9 and 36, All other matters 1:00 Track 3




January 21, 2014 All Items 23:21 Track 1




February 3, 2014 Items 1-8 Reports, Consent, Claims 37:41 Track 1

Item 10 - end  46:09 Track 3




February 18, 2014 All Items 1:02:32 Track 1




March 3, 2014 Items 1-6, Study Session 1:17:59 Track 1

Items 7 - 14. f Regular items and reports, Alcohol, 2013 Financial Report, EPIC contract. 11:56 Track 2

Items 14. g and h, Noise Ordinance, Belle Joli Winery 28:02 Track 3




March 17, 2014 Board of Equalization Meeting (Item 1 on agenda)
BOE Track 1

Items 2-9. b Reports, Consent, Claims, Public Hearings for Knuckle and Use on Review for Kubes 50:51 Track 1

Items 10 a - h.  Payroll, SEDC, Snow Removal, Bids, Prairie Hills Transit, Title 13 1:49:00 Track 2

Items 10. I - End 16:55 Track 3




April 7, 2014 All Items 37:15 Track 1




April 21, 2014 Work Session prior to regular Agenda 2:27:22 WS Track 1

Items 4-11 a  Reports, Consent Calendar, Claims, Payroll 15:14 Track 1

Items 11b - 11f  Rushmore Region Marketing, Chamber, Annexation of Belle Joli, Surplus, Yellowbook. 27:38 Track 2

Items 11 g - End 34:30 Track 3




May 5, 2014 Items 1-11. a Consent Calendar, Hearings, New Business, Reports 15:18 Track 1

Items 11. b-c 2nd Reading Title 7 City Government, Professional Services Contract with SEDC 8:10 Track 2

Item 11. d Land Use Presentation with KLJ 1:45 Track 3

Item 11. e Ordinance Review 1:03 Track 4




May 19, 2014 Items 1-9. b Reports, Consent, Claims, Public Hearings - Wild West Days, Variance for Blake 15:44 Track 1

Item 9. c Samson Inc Use on Review 55:37 Track 2

Items 9. c - 10d Glover Zoning Amendment, Reports - Payroll, CISCO refund, ESGR Support 19:28
Track 3

Items 10e - end. Catering, Plats for Brown, SRP, Peterson, 1st reading Title 12 and 3. 45:45 Track 4




June 2, 2014 Items 1 - 8. Reports, Consent, Claims 43:57 Track 1

Items 9 - 10c Payroll, 2nd Reading Title 12 Nuisances, 1st Reading Title 3 Alcohol.  41:32 Track 2

Items 10d - j. Use of City Property, Funding, Urban Boundary, Purchases, Contracts 30:44 Track 3

Items 10k  - 11. Rally Resolutions, Closures all other to end 1:37:15 Track 4




June 16, 2014 Items 1-9 Reports, Consent, Claims, Public Hearings 34:49 Track 1

Item 10a-b Payroll, Staff Presentation Stormwater Update 1:02:48 Track 2

Item 10c-f Platting Jurisdiction Agreement, Plats, Title 3 40:19 Track 3

Item 10g to end. Title 32, Bid for wastewater, Chip & Seal Program, Façade Improvement Program.   21:57 Track 4




July 7, 2014 Items 1-8 Reports, Consent, Claims 30:26 Track 1

Items 9 - end.  Public Hearings, Reports 47:44 Track 2




July 21, 2014 Items 1-9a Repots, Consent, Claims, Public Hearing - Gann
Track 1

Items 9b - end.  Public Hearings and Reports   Track 2




July 28, 2014 Items 1 - 10d Public Hearings, Reports   45:10 Track 1

Items 10e - end.  Middle Street Drainage Project, Easyriders 1:20 Track 2




August 18, 2014 Items 1 - 2 Council priorities, ordinances & organization 1:31:45 Track 1

Items 3 - 10c City Mgr Report, Consent, Payroll, Resolution 2014-48 Purchase of 2nd Street Plaza, Budget Appropriation 48:45 Track 2

Items 10d - end.  Belle Joli Agreement, Vendor Fines, Hangar Leases, Storage Building, WOW Franchise, FEMA LOMR 30:20 Track 3




September 2, 2014 Items 1 - 9 Reports, Consent (line h removed from consent) Claims 22:24 Track 1

Items 10 - end (including line h from above as 10. d) 54:02 Track 2




September 15, 2014 Items 1 - 9 Reports, Consent, Claims 10:55 Track 1

Items 10 a-d Public Hearings 47:40 Track 2

Item 11. a Land Use Presentation by KLJ 24:17 Track 3

Items 11 b, d, e.  Item C not presented. 32.:53 Track 4




October 6, 2014 Items 1-9 Reports, Consent, Claims 34:00 Track 1

Item 10 a Main Street Reconstruction presentation 51:48 Track 2

Items 10 b-d Purchase of Loader, Financing Resolution for Water Project I and II, Discussion of Storm Water projects and funding 48:50 Track 3

Item 10 e Discussion regarding At Home Use on Reviews 48:50 Track 4




October 20, 2014 All Items 14:03 Track 1




November 3, 2014 Items 1 - 6 Reports including 2014 Rally Summary 24:48 Track 1

Items 8 - 11 b. Consent, Public Hearings, 1st reading 2014-14, Purchase of garbage truck. 15:07 Track 2

Item 11. c. Gorman review building permit and all other matters. 35:28 Track 3




December 1, 2014 All Items 21:28 Track 1




December 15, 2014 Items 1 - 5 29:28 Track 1

Items 6 - 9 City Mgr Report, Consent Calendar, Claims, Public Hearings 15:05 Track 2

Items 10. a-h  Reports for Taxi, Water, Vehicle,FEMA 26:52 Track 3

Item 10. I Discussion on Road Closures & Parking 2015 Rally 1:17:40 Track 4





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