December 30, 2013 - End of Year Meeting

December 30, 2013

The Miner County Board of Commissioners met in special session, December 30, 2013, in the Miner County Courthouse.  Members present:  Patrick Maroney, Alex Protsch, Don Bowman and Roger Wentland.  Absent:  Voni Durant.  Chairman Wentland called the meeting to order.

                Motion by Protsch, seconded by Maroney and carried to approve the agenda as amended.

                The minutes of the December 17th meeting were approved. 

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

RESOLUTION 13-32

ADOPTION OF SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET FOR MINER COUNTY

                WHEREAS, SDCL 7-21-22 provides that the Board of Commissioners, in the event of the failure to provide by the final budget a sufficient appropriation to enable the county to conduct the indispensable functions of government, may make, approve, and adopt a supplemental budget providing therein for an appropriation for such purposes; and

                WHEREAS, notice has been given of the board's intention to make and adopt such supplemental budget, along with the time and place when the same will be considered and adopted by the governing board, by posting at the front & back door of the courthouse;

                THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that such supplemental budget, General Fund-Commissioners Insurance $10,000; General Govt. Building Repairs $9000; County Jail Prisoner Care $2500, shall be approved and adopted as a supplemental budget to the 2013 annual budget for Miner County, South Dakota.

                Dated this 30th day of December, 2013.

                                Roger Wentland, Chairman

Patrick R. Maroney

Donald Bowman

                                Alex Protsch

                                Voni Durant-ABSENT

Attest:   Susan Connor

Miner County Auditor

                Motion by Protsch, seconded by Bowman and carried to authorize the auditor to make an automatic supplement to the Emergency Management Fund for grant funds received $3416.00.

                The following plat was presented for consideration by Zoning Administrator Tami Severson.

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

RESOLUTION 13-33

                BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Miner County, South Dakota, that the plat of G.L. Nutter Tract 1 IN SW ¼ of SECTION 30, T 106 N, R 57 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, Bowman, Protsch and Wentland.  Voting nay:  none.  Resolution adopted this 30th day of December 2013.

                                                                                Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                                                Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest:  Susan R. Connor, Miner County Auditor

RESOLUTION 13-34

                WHEREAS, insufficient appropriation was made in the 2013 budget for the following departments to discharge just obligation of said appropriation; 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 7-21-6.1 to other appropriations;

                THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the appropriation be transferred from contingency ($5409.57) to Jail $463.37, Veterans Service Officer $43.40, Public Welfare $225.21, Mental Illness Hearing Expense $30.00, Weed Control $2647.59, and 24/7 Sobriety $2000.00.Voting aye:  Protsch, Bowman, Maroney and Wentland.  Voting nay:  none.  Resolution approved this 30th day of December 2013. 

                                                                                Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                                                Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest:  Susan R. Connor, Miner County Auditor

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

RESOLUTION 13-35

                WHEREAS, SDCL 7-21-51 allows the board of commissioners to authorize the accumulation of funds for a period longer than one year for capital outlay purposes;

                THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Miner County Board of Commissioners set forth funds from the General Fund for capital outlay accumulation as follows:    $100,000 for 911 upgrades in 2015;  $60,000 for GIS in 2015; $100,000 for the overlay project in 2016; $60,000 for 2017 bridge replacement, $15,000 2016 chip sealing; $15,000 2018 chip sealing; $100,000 for truck & snow equipment in 2019.  

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that such funds shall be expended within eighty-four months from the date of this resolution or the funds shall revert to the fund from which they were originally appropriated.

Voting aye:  Wentland, Maroney, Bowman, and Protsch.  Voting nay:  none. 

 Resolution approved this 28th day of December, 2012.

                                                                                Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                                                Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest:  Susan Connor, Miner County Auditor

                Motion by Bowman, seconded by Bowman and carried to authorize the auditor to make an operating transfer as provided for in the 2013 budget from the General Fund to the Road & Bridge Fund, $300,000.

                Motion by Maroney, seconded by Bowman and carried to appoint Terry Lee to serve as Miner County’s Veterans’ Service officer for a 4 year term

                The following quote per gallon (excluding non applicable or refunded tax) based on a constant markup escalator clause was received for fuel for the period of January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014:  Howard Farmers Coop Association $2.945 unleaded, $2.748 unleaded with ethanol, $3.985 clear #1, $3.465 clear #2, $3.769 dyed #1, $3.249 dyed #2, $3.789 dyed #1 at Carthage shop, $3.269 dyed #2 at Carthage shop.  It was moved by Protsch, seconded by Maroney, and carried (Wentland abstained) to award the purchase of fuel for the period from January 1 to December 31 to Howard Farmers Coop Association with the price being adjusted according the rack prices as of January 1, 2014. 

Claims allowed: Road & Bridge $42,703.99, Wellmark $27,545.58, TransAmerica $6,414.96, Guardian $1,476.10, Retirement $5,577.81, OASI $8163.50, Commissioners $3,744.25, Auditor $6,091.29, Treasurer $6,489.00, States Attorney $3,490.25, Govt Building $2,691.79, Director of Equalization $3,789.82, Register of Deeds $5,167.57, Vet Service $1,031.94, Sheriff $10,744.99, Contract Law $3,193.25, Welfare $286.38, Co Nurse $1,877.38, Ambulance $8,705.07, WIC $63.64, Weed $2,333.75, Dispatch $9,591.03, Emergency Mgt $2,293.25;  Century Link $98.51 911 charges; SD Dept. of Transportation $320.39 contracted maintenance; Domestic Violence Network $13.50, Mitchell Area Safehouse $13.50 domestic abuse pay to others; Miner Co Treasurer $3.00 domestic abuse admin expense; Community Counseling Service $10,500.00 drug abuse & mental health center grant; Butler Machinery $994.54, Bob Calmus $36.28, Howard Farmers Coop $11,513.94, Sturdevant’s Auto Parts $107.76 fuel; Northwestern Energy $1,496.77 gas service; Thomson Reuters-West $93.81 law books; Shepherd Reporting $30.00 mental illness hearing expense; Ulteig $130.00 misc. service; Lake Co Auditor $52.41, Walgreens $83.39 other jail fees; Miner Co Treasurer $157.96 postage; Davison Co Jail $430.00, Lake Co Auditor $2,405.00 prisoner care; Miner Co Pioneer  $267.44 publishing;

Aramark Uniform Services $53.90 rent; Al’s Service $54.43, Bob’s Electric $3,109.00, Butler Machinery $183.70, Office Peeps $90.32 repairs; Stan Houston Equipment $8.25 road materials; Butler Machinery $738.26, Maria Feldhaus $12.70, GCR Tire Centers $1,735.28, Graham Tire Co. $2,250.00, Miner Co Treasurer $48.44, Karla Neises $21.14, Neve’s Uniforms $76.63, Office Peeps $1335.00, Rafferty-Robbins $8.97, Stan Houston Equipment $119.00, Sturdevant’s Auto Parts $1,055.61, Thomson Rueters-West $59.00, Wheelco $809.39 supplies; AT&T $130.08, Century Link $6.29 telephone; Don Bowman $31.08, Maria Feldhaus $476.58, Patrick Maroney $44.40, Gibi Page $61.42 travel.

The meeting adjourned to January 7, 2014.  Dated this 30th day of December, 2013.

                                                                                                Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                                                                Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest:                  Susan R. Connor, Miner County Auditor

 

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