The Elk Point City Council held a special meeting Monday, Dec. 20 to take care of year-end business.

They passed Ordinance No. 414, Supplemental Appropriations, which assigned unbudgeted revenues received and expenses incurred during 2021. (See breakdown on page 4.) The council also transferred amounts from several funds to provide for future construction, repairs and equipment purchases. (See chart below.)

Richard Peasely appeared before the council with the same drainage concerns for the Washington Street area. City Administrator Derek Tuttle will consult with City Engineer Kim McLaury and get back to Peasely.

The council approved a number of cost of living and merit increases in the Police Department – $3.51 per hour for Nick Fenske and $3.26 per hour for Corey Trudeau, Skyler Poppen and Evan Spindler.

A $75,141.15 pay request to Nelson Construction for the swmming pool bathhouse was approved, with council member Steve Nelson abstaining.

The council also approved hiring Quam, Berglin and Post, PC for the 2021 audit.

The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 10, with a study session at 6:30 p.m.