August 20, 2013

August 20, 2013

            The Miner County Board of Commissioners met in regular session August 20, 2013, in the Miner County Courthouse.  Members present:  Roger Wentland, Pat Maroney, Alex Protsch and Voni Durant.  Absent:  Don Bowman.  Chairman Wentland called the meeting to order.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.  Motion by Durant, seconded by Protsch and carried to approve the agenda as amended.

The Auditor’s account with the County Treasurer showed a July 31, 2013 balance of $4,210,665.73 in all state, county, civil, school, and trust accounts.

            The minutes of the August 1st  meeting were approved. 

            Motion by Protsch, seconded by Durant and carried that after receiving a pay request from the Canova Service Center resulting from  a law enforcement issue, payment of $92.88 will be made to the Service Center. 

            The board reviewed the Director of Equalization’s Sales & Compliance Audit Report from the SD Dept. of Revenue & Regulation and the SDML Loss History Report.

            Community Health Nurse Barb Esser presented the CHN quarterly report.

            Motion by Maroney, seconded by Durant and carried to authorize the chairman to sign the generator maintenance agreement for full service inspection with Cummins Central Power.

            The following plats were presented for consideration by Zoning Administrator Tami Severson.

            Motion by Maroney and seconded by Protsch to adopt the following resolution. 

RESOLUTION 13-20

            BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MINER COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA, that the plat of  FREESE TRACTS 1 AND 2 IN THE SE ¼ OF SECTION 36, T 108 N, R 55 W OF THE 5TH P.M. , MINER COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA, which has been submitted for examination pursuant to law, is hereby approved and the County Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to endorse on such plat a copy of this Resolution and certify the same.

            Voting aye:  Maroney, Durant, Wentland and Protsch.  Voting nay:  none.  Resolution  approved.  Dated this 20th day of August, 2013.

                                                            Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                            Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest:  Susan R. Connor, Miner County Auditor

            Motion by Protsch, seconded by Maroney to adopt the following resolution.

RESOLUTION 13-21

            BE IT RESOLVED that the plat described as LOT 1 of LAIBLE’S ADDITION IN THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW ¼) OF SECTION EIGHT (8), TOWNSHIP ONE HUNDRED SIX (106) NORTH, RANGE FIFTY-FIVE (55) WEST OF THE 5TH P.M. IN MINER COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA, be approved and accepted by the Board of County commissioners at its meeting of August 20, 2013 and the county Auditor is hereby instructed to endorse on such plat a copy of this resolution and to certify the same.

Voting aye:  Maroney, Durant, Wentland and Protsch.  Voting nay:  none.  Resolution  approved.  Dated this 20th day of August, 2013.

                                                            Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                            Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest:  Susan R. Connor, Miner County Auditor

RESOLUTION 13-22

            WHEREAS, insufficient appropriation was made in the 2013 adopted budget for Jail to discharge just obligations of said appropriations; and

            WHEREAS, SDCL 7-21-32.2 provides that transfers may be made by resolution of the board from the contingency appropriation established pursuant to SDCL 7-21-06.1 to other appropriation;

            THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the appropriation of $5000 be transferred from contingency to Jail.

            Voting aye:  Protsch, Maroney, Durant and Wentland.  Voting Nay:  none.

            Resolution approved this 20th day of August 2013.

                                                            Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                            Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest: Susan R. Connor, Miner County Auditor

            Commissioner Wentland distributed information concerning the proposed road haul agreement associated with the Shannon Colony proposed dairy facility.  Clearwater Township and Shannon colony have asked for changes to the original draft road haul agreement.  The updated agreement will be presented for consideration at a future commission meeting. 

            Motion by Protsch, seconded by Durant and carried to authorize the following pay increases for Robert Calmus, Emergency Management $100/month and Weed Supervisor $50/month effective with the August payroll period. 

            Motion by Durant, seconded by Protsch and carried to appoint Emergency Mgt. Director Robert Calmus and law enforcement Lanny Klinkhammer/Robert Eggert to serve as Miner County’s representatives on the regional Homeland Security committee.

            Motion by Maroney, seconded by Durant and carried to authorize Chairman Wentland to sign the Engineer Services Contract for the courthouse parking lot and grounds project submitted by Ulteig. 

Claims:  Alliance Communications $300.00, Century Link $101.69, Santel Communications $55.12, Triotel Communications $169.53 911 charges; Interlakes Community Action $527.65 community action payment; Miner Co Treasurer $27.35 domestic abuse administrative expense; Domestic Violence Network $123.08, Mitchell Area Safehouse $123.07 domestic abuse pay to others; Xcel Energy $13.00 electric service; Butler Machinery $953.10, Howard Farmers Coop $18,169.83, Sturdevant’s Auto Parts $51.48 fuel; R.L. Ericsson $164.00 mental illness hearing expense; Miner County Pioneer $14.00, other fees; Lake Co Auditor $2,015.00, Lewis Drug $52.99, Mitchell Clinic $198.00 prisoner care; Anne Aamot $60.00, Norma Anderson $60.00, Joshua Cribbs $201.80, Darleen Duffy $45.00, Wayne Fischer $81.00, Mia Gehm $58.00, Diane Hansen $40.00, Brianna Mae Hanson $30.00, Clair Lambert $25.00, John Madison $44.40, Barbara Page $45.00, Jim Scheel $140.00, Charlene Schmit $25.00, Mandy Stade $14.80, Lori Wehlander $54.00, Betty Widman $58.00, 4-H judges; Avera Queen of Peace $121.80 professional service; Aramark $46.61 rent; Bob’s Electric $513.48, Dan’s Heating & Cooling $74.23, Decatur Electronics $455.00, Howard Auto Clinic $35.00, Klinkhammer Plumbing $161.35, Office Peeps $1,001.10, Sheehan Mack $112.20, Sioux Falls Two Way Radio $86.98, Ultra $1,070.50, Vilas Sales & Service $202.08, Wingen’s Garage $95.85 repairs; Concrete Materials $69,836.64, Howard Farmers Coop $80.00 road materials; A-Ox Welding $97.80, Butler Machinery $418.23, Chief $101.96, Diamond Mowers $75.50, Dust-Tex $114.98, Homestead Building Supply $22.19, Lacal Equipment $1,368.26, Mighty Auto Parts $17.85, Miner Co Pioneer $44.36, Office Peeps $929.41, Rusty’s $276.36, Safety Kleen $372.12, Sheehan Mack $19.38, Sturdevant’s Auto Parts $299.15, Tom’s Hardware $58.44, Ultra $835.00, Universal Services $268.20, Wheelco $244.92, Canova Service Center $92.88 supplies; Gregory Protsch $900.00 State’s Atty.

Off. exp. allow; Mike Clary $30.00, Rob Eggert $30.00, Lanny Klinkhammer $30.00 telephone; Robert Calmus $221.32, Voni Durant $59.20, Aren Field $84.00, Tami Severson $222.37 travel; City of Howard $1,613.45 utilities.

            The meeting adjourned to September 3, 2013.  Dated this 20th day of August, 2013.

                                                            Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                            Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest:  Susan R. Connor, Miner County Auditor

 

 

 

 

 

 

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