March 7, 2018 (Wednesday)
The Miner County Board of Commissioners met in regular session March 7, 2018 in the Miner County Courthouse. Members present: Roger Wentland, Tom Reisch, Garrett Gassman, and Voni Durant. Absent: Alex Protsch. 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 as amended. The conditional use hearing has been rescheduled to March 22nd at 9:30 a.m.
The minutes of the February 20th meeting were approved with the correction of the sale date of the mower to April 17th.
It was moved by Durant, seconded by Gassman and carried to approve the following claims for payment: CLAIMS ALLOWED: Road & Bridge $33,390.85, Wellmark $38,292.01, MetLife $1,627.33, Retirement $5,499.77, OASI $7,832.80, Commissioners $4,263.75, Auditor $6,795.50, Treasurer $6,307.75, States Attorney $3,975.00, Govt Building $2,750.40, Director of Equalization $6,778.60, Register of Deeds $6,135.48, Vet Service $859.00, Sheriff $11,039.75, Contract Law $3,950.75, Welfare $492.44, Co Nurse $1,234.25, Ambulance $8,338.05, WIC $84.00, Extension $1,234.25, Weed $1,217.00, Dispatch $10,411.72, Emergency Mgt $2,262.00 JAN PAYROLL; Terry Carlson $11.00, Susan Connor $11.00, Don Eppe $11.00, Grant Stevens $11.00 TRAVEL.Colette Anderson $10.00, James Brutty $50.00, Bernetta Burghardt $10.00, George Buus $50.00, Melissa Claussen $10.00, Brenda Enck $50.00, Thomas Feldhaus $50.00, Larry Gauger $50.00, Lisa Geuke $10.00, David Johnson $10.00, Mark Karstens $10.00, Ann Lee $10.00, Todd Lee $10.00, Evan Meyer $10.00, Mark Palmquist $50.00, Judy Rentschler $50.00, David Schmitt $50.00, Lenny Schrank $10.00, Timothy Sherman $10.00, Kevin Shumaker $50.00, Michael Sjoland $50.00, Molly Steeneck $10.00, Jerry Stevens $50.00, Donald Trimmer $50.00, Lorri Tucker $10.00, Richard Wettlaufer $10.00 JURIES; Colette Anderson $16.80, James Brutty $16.80, Bernetta Burghardt $10.08, George Buus $13.44, Melissa Claussen $5.88, Brenda Enck $12.60, Thomas Feldhaus $3.36, Larry Gauger $0.84, Lisa Geuke $16.80, David Johnson $10.92, Mark Karstens $0.84, Ann Lee $0.84, Todd Lee $0.84, Evan Meyer $0.84, Mark Palmquist $12.60, Judy Rentschler $6.72, David Schmitt $15.12, Lenny Schrank $13.44, Tim Sherman $5.04, Kevin Shumaker $4.20, Michael Sjoland $0.84, Molly Steeneck $8.40, Jerry Stevens $16.80, Donald Trimmer $1.68, Lorri Tucker $9.24, Richard Wettlaufer $8.40 TRAVEL. SDSU Extension $12,158.00 4-H PYMT TO STATE; Alliance $150.00, Santel $55.12, Triotel $172.19 911 CHARGES; SD Dept. of Health Lab Service $100.00 CORONER EXPENSE; Horizon Health Care $100.00 DUI BLOOD DRAW; Hughes Co Hwy Dept. $38,000.00 EQUIPMENT; HFCA $9,093.31 FUEL; Northwestern Energy $1,299.63 GAS SERVICE; SDACC $1,691.00 LEGAL EXPENSE RELIEF FUND; Meierhenry Sargent LLP $1,785.45 LEGAL SERVICES; SD BIT $24.75 NETWORK ACCESS FEE; Miner County Pioneer $516.71 PUBLISHING; Bob’s Electric $92.81, Homestead $37.17, Howard Auto Clinic $202.32, HFCA $36.79, Klinkhammer Plumbing $249.18, Ultra $72.50 REPAIRS; Greg Protsch $900.00 STATE’S ATTY OFFICE EXPENSE ALLOWANCE; Relx Inc. $144.00 SUBSCRIPTION; Emergency Medical Products $214.50, HFCA $8.23, Kibble Equipment $76.96, Menards $169.22, Quill Corporation $74.97, Rafferty-Robbins $5.79, Rusty’s $82.01, PQL $1,047.31, Ultra $68.00 SUPPLIES; Alliance $805.27, Colleen Arens $30.00, AT&T $78.89, Century Link $17.67, Mike Clary $30.00, Rob Eggert $30.00, Lanny Klinkhammer $30.00 TELEPHONE; Bob Calmus $57.13, Voni Durant $33.60, Garrett Gassman $17.64, Wallace Jacobson $331.84, Ramkota $485.94, Tom Reisch $45.36, SDACC $100.00 TRAVEL; City of Howard $2,223.30 UTILITIES.
The board acknowledged receipt of the following correspondence: Renewable Energy Development Ordinance from Center for Rural Affairs.
Wentland reported that Randy Parry is inquiring what can be done by the city and the county to prevent flooding on his property.
Custodian Colleen Arens met with the commission to request flexibility in her work hours for approximately one month. Commissioners granted her request to work afternoon and evening hours.
Bids per ton for gravel crushing in the Skoglund pit were received as follows: Rechnagel Construction $2.20. It was moved by Reisch, seconded by Durant and carried to award the bid for gravel crushing in 2018 to Rechnagel Construction.
The following bids are for a one-year period from April 1, 2018, through March 31, 2019.
Submitting bids for cutback asphalt and emulsion oil were as follows: Jebro $502.73/ton. It was moved by Gassman, seconded by Reisch, and carried to award the bid for cutback asphalt and emulsion oil to Jebro, Inc.
The following firms submitted bids per ton for hot bituminous patch material: Asphalt Paving & Materials-Huron Plant Class E Type 1 Virgin $64.50, Class E Type 2 Virgin $66.50 Class E Type 1 recycled $59.00 Class E Type 2 Recycled $60.50 Site 4 miles South of DeSmet Class E Type 1 Virgin $56.00, Class E Type 2 Virgin $58.00 Class E Type 1 recycled $50.00 Class E Type 2 Recycled $52.50; Commercial Asphalt-Mitchell plant Class E Type 1 virgin $58.00, Class E Type 1 recycled $58.00, Class E Type 2 virgin $58.00, Class E Type 2 recycled $58.00; Spencer Plant Class E Type 1 virgin $55.00, Class E Type 1 recycled $55.00, Class E Type 2 virgin $55.00, Class E Type 2 recycled $55.00; Bowes Class E type 1 virgin $51.50, Class E type 2 virgin $53.50, Class E Type 1 recycled $49.50, Class E type 2 recycled $51.50; Concrete Materials Class E type 1 virgin $57.00, Class E type 2 virgin $57.00, Class E type 1 recycled $50.00, Class E type 2 recycled $50.00. It was moved by Reisch, seconded by Gassman and carried to award contracts to Asphalt Paving, Bowes Construction and Concrete Materials allowing the highway superintendent to use the most economical contract depending on work site.
The following bids per ton for quartzite materials were received: Spencer Quarries $10.200/ton 7/16” Quartzite chips, $12.25/ton Rip Rap, $12.25/ton 4”-12” Rock, $8.95/ton base material, $10.65/ton 1 ½ “ – 3” Ballast, trucking $.14/ton/mile; and Concrete Materials $17.50/ton Rip Rap, $5.50/ton base material, $11.10 1 ½ - 3” Ballast, trucking $.15/ton/mile. It was moved by Durant, seconded by Gassman and carried to award the bid for quartzite materials to Spencer Quarries.
It was moved by Gassman, seconded by Durant and carried to purchase metal culverts, guard rail, steel piling, bridge decking, steel sheet piling, creosote treated #1 Douglas Fir lumber, and cutting edges during the period from February 1, 2018, through January 31, 2019, off of the bid awarded by Beadle County to TrueNorth Steel.
It was moved by Gassman, seconded by Reisch and carried to approve the purchase of a 2012 Trail King belly dump gravel trailer from Hughes County Highway Department, $38,000.00.
It was moved by Reisch, seconded by Durant and carried to grant level raises beginning March 18th as follows: Isaiah Glanzer from level 1 to level 2 ($16.62) and Eric Smith from level 1 to level 2 ($16.62).
It was moved by Reisch, seconded by Durant and carried to purchase Roadsaver 221 Pleximelt road sealant ($.61/lb) from Brock White utilizing Yankton County’s annual supply bids dated February 20, 2018.
Krempges informed the commission that David Hattervig from the City of Carthage has requested county assistance with work at the city’s rubble site. The commission granted the request as long as it can be scheduled with Krempges.
The meeting adjourned until March 20th. Dated this 7th day of March, 2018.
Roger Wentland, Chairman
Miner County Board of Commissioners
Attest: Susan Connor, Miner County Auditor