October 15, 2013

October 15, 2013

The Miner County Board of Commissioners met in regular session October 15, 2013, in the Miner County Courthouse.  Members present:  Don Bowman, Voni Durant, Pat Maroney, Alex Protsch and Roger Wentland.  Absent:  none.  Chairman Wentland called the meeting to order.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 

The Auditor’s account with the County Treasurer showed an October 31, 2013 balance of $3,768,781.71 in all state, county, civil, school, and trust accounts.

RESOLUTION 13-26

WHEREAS, insufficient appropriation was made in the 2013 adopted budget for the following departments 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 7-21-6.1 to other appropriations;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the appropriation be transferred from contingency as follows:  Welfare $1200.00, WIC $500.00 and Jail $5000.00.

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

            Resolution approved this 15th day of October, 2013.

                                                                                    Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                                                    Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest:  Susan Connor, Miner County Auditor

            Zoning Administrator Tami Severson presented the following plats for consideration.

            Motion by Maroney, seconded by Protsch to approve the following resolutions.

RESOLUTION 13-27

            BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Miner County, South Dakota, that the plat of T.A. WHITSEL TRACTS 1 AND 2 IN THE NW ¼ OF SECTION 2, T 106 N, R 58 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:  Bowman, Durant, Maroney, Protsch, and Wentland.  Voting nay:  none.  Resolution approved this 15th day of October, 2013.

                                                            Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                            Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest:  Susan Connor, Miner County Auditor

RESOLUTION 13-28

            BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Miner County, South Dakota, that the plat of T AND C TRACT A-1 IN THE NE ¼ OF SECTION 2, T 106 N, R 58 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:  Bowman, Durant, Maroney, Protsch, and Wentland.  Voting nay:  none.  Resolution approved this 15th day of October, 2013.

                                                Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest:  Susan Connor, Miner County Auditor

 

The total unreserved, unassigned fund balance of the General Fund as of September 30, 2013 is $1,002,262.80 which represents a 35.55% unassigned fund balance percentage based on 2014 total General Fund budget.

            Motion by Durant, seconded by Bowman and carried to enter into executive session (SDCL 1-25-2 (1) at 9:28.  Returned to regular session at 9:33.

            Sheriff Lanny Klinkhammer presented his quarterly sheriff’s report.  Klinkhammer informed the board that Miner County is currently researching a possible agreement with Lake County to utilize “cloud” technology to become compliant with the 2 dispatcher rule set by the 911 Coordination Board.  He also stated that with the passage of SB70 during last year’s legislative session counties will incur additional costs when alcohol and drug treatment is added to sentences through the court system. 

            Highway Superintendent Ron Krempges reported on culvert replacements, round bale removal and other road matters.   

Claims allowed: Alliance Communications $300.00, Santel Communications $55.12, Triotel Communications $167.53 911 charges; Interlakes Community Action $527.65 community action payment; Lammers, Kleibacker & Brown $623.06 court appt attys; Natl. Assn of Counties $450.00 dues; Xcel Energy $10.61 electric service; Howard Farmers Coop $20,794.65, Sturdevant’s Auto Parts $54.86 fuel; SD Public Assurance Alliance $34,127.75 insurance; SD Assn County Commissioners $841.08 legal exp relief fund; Lucy Lewno $73.50, Abby Oftedal $164.00, Yankton Co $106.25, Yankton Co Sheriff $25.00 mental illness hearing expense; Gregory Protsch $900.00 off. exp. allow.; SD Continuing Legal Education $500.00 other expense; Lake Co Auditor $92.99, Mitchell Clinic $99.00 prisoner care; Avera Queen of Peace $274.30 other prof services; FedEx $11.47 postage; Davison Co Jail $2,580.00, Lake Co Auditor $3,315.00 prisoner care; Miner County Pioneer $148.27 publishing; Aramark Uniform $46.61 rent; Butler Machinery $671.15, James Valley Nursery $100.00, Howard Farmer’s Coop $49.08, Camren Laible $115.77, Steve Litterick $189.24, Microfilm Imaging Systems $105.00, Office Peeps $92.30, Titan Machinery $1,793.70 repairs; Howard Farmers Coop $5.17 road materials; A1 Jet $731.40, Avera Home Medical Equipment $26.00, Bierschbach Equipment $10.00, Boyer Ford Trucks $17.55, Butler Machinery $1,260.42, Campbell Supply $103.97, Dust-Tex $114.98, Homestead Building Supply $15.78, Howard Farmers Coop $1,960.50, Kimball Midwest $179.42, Mac’s Inc. $92.72, McLeod’s Printing $644.72, Mid-American Research $219.43, Mustang Seeds $20.76, Office Peeps $1,304.70, Rusty’s $106.37, SD Federal Property Agency $78.35, Sturdevant’s $401.84, Titan Machinery $779.48, Tom’s Hardware $42.69, True North Steel $7,828.48 supplies; Alliance Communications $780.03, Mike Clary $30.00, Rob Eggert $30.00, Lanny Klinkhammer $30.00 telephone; Cardmember Services $316.77, Don Bowman $20.72, Voni Durant $29.60, Holiday Inn & Conv. Center $173.98, Patrick Maroney $75.48 travel; First District Assn. Local Govts $7,210.00 urban/rural development.

            The meeting adjourned to November 5, 2013.  Dated this 15th day of October, 2013.

                                                Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest: Susan R. Connor, Miner County Auditor

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