December 18, 2018

December 18, 2018

 

            The Miner County Board of Commissioners met in regular session December 18, 2018 in the Miner County Courthouse.  Members present:  Roger Wentland, Garrett Gassman, Tom Reisch and Alex Protsch.  Absent:  Voni Durant.  Chairman Wentland called the meeting to order.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.  Motion by Gassman, seconded by Reisch and carried to approve the agenda.       The minutes of the December 4th & 22nd meeting were approved.  No one appeared for Public Comment.  Wentland reported on generator issues.  Cummins will repair the engine heater Thursday, December 20th.

 

            The following claims were approved for payment: SD Dept. of Revenue $315.68 HUMAN SERVICE CENTER PATIENTS; Alliance $150.00, Century Link $105.47, Santel $55.12 911 CHARGES; Kingsbury Co Hwy Dept $6,227.29 CONTRACTED MAINTENANCE; Central Electric Coop $53.57 ELECTRICITY; SD Continuing Legal Education $500.00 EQUIPMENT; HFCA $21,454.09, Sturdevant’s $103.60, Wingen’s Garage $159.50 FUEL; County Employee $292.15 INSURANCE REIMBURSEMENT; SD Dept. of Health Lab Service $100.00 INVESTIGATION EXPENSE; SD Dept of Health Lab $300.00 LAB SERVICES; Lincoln Co Auditor $799.90 MENTAL ILLNESS HEARING EXPENSE; Miner Co Treasurer $445.00, Stamp Fulfillment Services $910.20 POSTAGE; Lake Co Sheriff $375.00 PRISONER CARE; Miner Co Pioneer $803.58 PUBLISHING; Aramark $125.37 RENT; Cummins Central Power $687.82, HFCA $194.86, Ideal Yardware $114.30, Klinkhammer Plumbing $101.53, Office Peeps $145.63, S&S Contracting $45.92, Sturdevant’s $160.60 REPAIRS; Lyle Signs $902.40, Truenorth Steel $24,818.40 ROAD MATERIALS; All States Ag Parts $257.26, American Screening Corp $103.39, Boyer Trucks $316.39, Butler Machinery $2,047.09, Cardmember Services $79.55, Mike Clary $266.24, Dust-Tex $62.93, Equipment Blades Inc. $14,844.00, Gall’s $905.51, GCR Tire Centers $3,024.42, Harold’s Photo $158.64, HFCA $11.48, Istate Tractor Center $455.44, Kimball Midwest $214.62, McLeod’s Printing $2,965.11, Miner Co Treasurer $0.21, Office Peeps $280.46, Postmaster $72.00, Puthoff Repair $189.73, Quill Corporation $59.98, Rafferty-Robbins $19.94, Rusty’s $126.48, SD Federal Property Agency $45.50, Sturdevant’s $215.63, Titan Machinery $48.00, Tom’s Hardware $129.04, Transource $597.23, Wheelco $762.13 SUPPLIES; Verizon $89.59 TELEPHONE; Bob Calmus $50.00 TRAVEL.

 

            Richard Umstead made a request to delay the tax deed process that has begun on his property.  Deputy State’s Attorney Kristian Ellendorf and paralegal Kelly Kanaan joined the meeting.  Ellendorf explained that once a tax deed process has begun an extension of the deadline to pay the tax cannot be granted.  The board would have the ability to delay the acquisition of the property.  Umstead stated he would pay the taxes ($2039.45 as of December) in full by March 15th.  It was moved by Gassman, seconded by Protsch and carried to delay the acquisition of the property until March 15th – if the taxes are not paid in full by March 15th the county will proceed with filing tax deed.

 

Motion by Protsch, seconded by Gassman and carried to authorize the auditor to make an operating transfer as provided for in the 2018 General Fund budget to 911 $25,000.00.

 

It was moved by Reisch and seconded by Gassman to adopt the following resolution.

 

RESOLUTION 18-34

 

            WHEREAS, insufficient appropriation was made in the 2018 budget for the following department 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 the Judicial budget $705.  Voting aye:  Protsch, Reisch, Gassman and Wentland.  Voting nay:  none.  Resolution approved this 18th day of December 2018.

                                                                                   

                                                                                    Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                                                    Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest:  Susan Connor, Miner County Auditor

 

            It was moved by Gassman, seconded by Reisch and carried to approve the 2019 Minnehaha Juvenile Detention Agreement for secure, non-secure and shelter care.

 

            It was moved by Protsch, seconded by Gassman and carried unanimously to purchase the Hegdahl property described as:  Lots Eight (8) to Twelve (12), both inclusive, in Block Three (3), Otter’s Second Addition to the City of Howard, Miner County, South Dakota; Lot Thirteen (13) of Block Three (3), Otter’s Second Addition to the City of Howard, Miner County, South Dakota; and Lot Fourteen (14), of Block Three (3) in Otter’s Second Addition to the City of Howard, Miner County, South Dakota, from Kay Mowry with a purchase price of $12,000 plus county shall pay all closing costs.

 

            Sheriff-elect Rob Eggert reported on the repairs needed to the Dodge patrol pickup and the department has advertised for a deputy sheriff and a part-time 911 dispatcher.  It was moved by Gassman, seconded by Reisch and carried to authorize the purchase off the SD state bid a 2019 Chevy Tahoe for delivery and payment in 2019.  This vehicle shall replace the 2012 Dodge Ram patrol pickup.

Highway superintendent Ron Krempges reported on equipment repairs, possible equipment purchases and other highway matters.    

The board adjourned to December 27th.  Dated this 18th day of December, 2018.

                                                                                   

                                                                                    Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                                                    Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest:  Susan Connor, Miner County Auditor

 

 

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