June 17, 2014

June 17, 2014

                The Miner County Board of Commissioners met in regular session June 17, 2014, in the Miner County Courthouse.  Members present:  Roger Wentland, Garrett Gassman, Voni Durant, and Alex Protsch. Absent: Don Bowman.   Chairman Wentland called the meeting to order.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.  Motion by Protsch, seconded by Durant and carried to approve the agenda.  The minutes of the June 5th meeting were approved with the correction Gassman voting aye on Resolution 14-13.


                WHEREAS, insufficient appropriation was made in the 2014 mental illness budget 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 to Mental Illness $600.00.

Voting aye:  Protsch, Gassman, Durant and Wentland.  Voting nay:  none.  Resolution approved this 17th day of June 2014. 

                                                                                                                Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                                                                                Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest: Susan Connor, Miner County Auditor


Commissioners reviewed the listing of Miner County Townships clerks’ and treasurers’ bonds.  Motion by Gassman, seconded by Durant and carried to approve the clerk & treasurer bonds.  Bonds are on file for public inspection within the auditor’s office. 

The board discussed the job description of the custodian’s duties.  No changes were made to the job description.  Motion by Durant, seconded by Protsch and carried to provide a $30 monthly cell phone reimbursement to the custodian.

Concerns as to access to the courthouse during the north parking lot construction were discussed.  Employees and the public will need to access the courthouse by utilizing the south doors during the parking lot construction.

Highway superintendent Ron Krempges reviewed mowing, graveling, signage project and conference attendance.                 

Claims allowed: SDSU Extension $10,815.00 4-H quarterly payment to state; ICAP $534.42 community action payment; Wilkinson & Wilkinson $137.76 court appt atty; Lar-Jo’s $235.00 election supplies; HFCA $562.33 fuel; Allegiant Emergency Services $10,608.00, Standby Power Systems $9,500.00 homeland security equipment; Minnehaha Co Regional $930.00, Volunteers of America, Dakotas $1,495.00 juvenile detention; Lincoln Co Auditor $247.75, Abby Oftedal $174.00 mental illness hearing expense; Lake Co Auditor $65.00 prisoner care; Aramark $53.90 rent; Butler Machinery $163.50, Campbell Supply $133.97, Cummins Central Power $354.54, James Valley Nursery $102.81, Midwest Boiler Company $6,976.80, Sioux Falls Two Way Radio $50.00, Sturdevant’s $119.70, Tom’s Hardware $44.99, Vilas Sales & Service $150.00 repairs; Concrete Materials $2,798.25 road materials; Greg Protsch $900.00 state’s atty expense allowance; Darcy Albert $21.95, Butler Machinery $2,016.31, Cardmember Services $100.10, Dust-Tex $172.47, HFCA $17,580.45, Matheson Tri Gas Inc. $50.25, Quill Corporation $175.33, Rockmount Research $2,418.90, Runnings Farm & Fleet $64.99, Sturdevant’s $26.88 supplies; Mike Clary $30.00, Rob Eggert $30.00, Lanny Klinkhammer $30.00, Colleen Zobel $30.00 telephone; Valera Anderson $14.80, Kari Jo Carlson $5.18, Michael Connor $6.66, Voni Durant $29.60, Denise Gassman $11.10, Garrett Gassman $15.54, Ramada Hotel & Suites $159.90, Cora Schwader $28.12, Tami Severson $321.82, SD Office of Emergency Mgt. $150.00 travel; Factor360 $600.00 website expense; SD Dept. of Health Lab Service $35.00 other expense.

The meeting adjourned to July 1, 2014.  Dated this 17th day of June, 2014.

                                                                                                          Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                                                                          Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest:  Susan R. Connor, Miner County Auditor               









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