December 31, 2019

December 31, 2019

The Miner County Board of Commissioners met in special session December 31, 2019 in the Miner County Courthouse.  Members present:  Roger Wentland, Tom Reisch, Garrett Gassman and Alex Protsch.  Absent:  Voni Durant.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.  Chairman Wentland called the meeting to order.  It was moved by Gassman, seconded by Reisch and carried to approve the agenda.  No one appeared for Public Comment.  The minutes of the December 17th meeting were approved as presented.

It was moved by Protsch, seconded by Gassman and carried to approve the following claims for payment:  Road & Bridge $37,569.04, United Health Care $36,382.51, Retirement $5,813.74, OASI $8,355.05, Commissioners $4,327.25, Auditor $7,179.50, Treasurer $6,664.75, States Attorney $5,534.75, Govt Building $2,713.77, Director of Equalization $7,190.40, Register of Deeds $6,494.94, Vet Service $872.00, Sheriff $10,819.04, Contract Law $4,364.45, Welfare $461.52, Co Nurse $1,291.75, Ambulance $5,870.37, WIC $87.50, Extension $1,626.34, Weed $1,241.75, Dispatch $10,349.84, Emergency Mgt $2,166.75 DEC PAYROLL;  Maria Feldhaus $22.00 PAYROLL TRAVEL. SD Dept. of Transportation $11,509.59 CONTRACTED MAINTENANCE; SD Federal Property Agency $3,300.00 EQUIPMENT; Butler Machinery $713.93, HFCA $8,045.90, Sturdevant’s $31.07, Wingen’s Garage $129.00 FUEL; Northwestern Energy $935.25 GAS SERVICE; Emergency Safety Education $113.61 IN SERVICE EDUCATION; Minnehaha Co Juvenile Detention Center $1,150.00 JUVENILE DETENTION PER DIEM; Miner Co Treasurer $42.40 LICENSE FEES; Ericsson Law Office $190.00 MENTAL ILLNESS HEARING EXPENSE; Miner Co Treasurer $3.66 POSTAGE; State of SD Treasurer $22.29 PUBLIC DEFENDER; Sanborn Weekly Journal $27.00 PUBLISHING; Aramark $250.68 RENT; Al’s Service $48.00, HFCA $26.00, Office Peeps $300.17, Transource $19,764.88 REPAIRS; 3D Specialties $2,651.48, Brock White Co $28,644.00, Spencer Quarries $27,723.96, Tom’s Hardware $11.50, TrueNorth Steel $10,693.84 ROAD MATERIALS; Boyer Trucks $136.48, Brock White Co $2,309.80, Campbell Supply $33.79, Mike Clary $33.50, Cummins Central Power $499.92, Fastenal $2.20, GCR Tire Centers $3,449.71, Grainger $39.14, Homestead Building Supply $97.31, HFCA $12.36, I-State Truck Center $361.84, Mac’s $40.78, Matheson Tri Gas $34.46, Midstates Audio $2,150.00, Miner Co Treasurer $15.98, North Central Int’l $118.29, Office Peeps $1,071.70, Pomp’s Tire Service $3,288.20, Rockmount Research $694.89, Rusty’s $11.98, SD Federal Property Agency $83.00, Streicher’s $34.99, Sturdevant’s $1,113.30, Tom’s Hardware $165.99, Transource $252.62, TrueNorth Steel $5,777.93, US Postal Service $152.00, Wheelco $804.73 SUPPLIES; AT&T $223.25, Century Link $14.93 TELEPHONE; Maria Feldhaus $101.64, Garrett Gassman $26.46, Wallace Jacobson $5.04, Rebecca Mommaerts $56.28, Dan Page $13.44, Kent Terwilliger $65.66 TRAVEL.

            It was moved by Protsch and seconded by Reisch to approve the following resolution.

RESOLUTION 19-32

            WHEREAS, insufficient appropriation was made in the 2019 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 following departments:  Judicial $2261.56; Sheriff $18,500.00; Court Appointed Attorney $500.00; County Nurse $1890.00. 

Voting aye:  Protsch, Reisch, Gassman and Wentland.  Voting nay:  none.  Resolution approved this 31st day of December 2019.                                                                

                                                                                    Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                                                    Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest: Susan Connor, Miner County Auditor

 

            It was moved by Reisch, seconded by Gassman and carried to authorize the auditor to make the following operating transfer as provided for in the 2019 budget from general fund to Rd & Bridge Fund $100,000.

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

RESOLUTION 19-33

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 Bridge Replacement in 2021; $100,000 Bridge Replacement in 2022; $100,000 Front End Loader 2023; and $100,000 Motor Grader 2022.

Voting aye:  Reisch, Gassman, Protsch and Wentland.  Voting nay:  none.  Resolution adopted this 28th day of December 2018.        

                                                                                    Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                                                    Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest: Susan Connor, Miner County Auditor

 

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, 2020, through December 31, 2020:  Howard Farmers Coop Association $2.289 unleaded, $2.101 unleaded with ethanol, $2.912 clear #1, $2.526 clear #2, $2.636 dyed #1, $2.25 dyed #2, $2.676 dyed #1 at Carthage shop, $2.29 dyed #2 at Carthage shop.  It was moved by Gassman, seconded by Protsch, and carried 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, 2020.

It was moved by Reisch, seconded by Gassman and carried to approve the quote from Connecting Point for QNAP with off-site backup.

It was moved by Protsch, seconded by Gassman and carried to approve and authorize the chairman to sign the 2020 Lake County Sheriff’s Office Inmate Housing Contract at $75/day.

It was moved by Reisch, seconded by Gassman and carried to authorize the auditor to make an automatic supplement to the Emergency Management/Sheriff Equipment for Homeland Security Grant award $18,221.88.

The board reviewed the options for employee vision, dental and life insurance.  It was moved by Gassman, seconded by Protsch and carried to offer employees vision and life insurance through Kansas City Life Insurance Company.  It was moved by Reisch, seconded by Gassman and carried to offer employees dental insurance including orthodontics through Delta Dental.

It was moved by Protsch, seconded by Reisch and carried to enter into executive session (SDCL 1-25-2 (1)) at 10:10.  The board returned to regular session at 10:26. 

The meeting adjourned to January 7, 2020.  Dated this 31st day of December, 2019.                                                                      

                                                                                    Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                                                    Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest:  Susan Connor, Miner County Auditor

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