March 5, 2019

March 5, 2019

 

            The Miner County Board of Commissioners met in regular session March 5, 2019 in the Miner County Courthouse.  Members present:  Roger Wentland, Garrett Gassman, Tom Reisch, 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.  The minutes of the February 15th meeting were approved.  No one appeared for Public Comment.

 

            The auditor’s account with the county treasurer showed a February 28, 2019 balance of $6,322,530.12 in all state, county, civil, school and trust accounts.

 

            The following correspondence was received:  Litigation information-Miner County State’s Attorney.

 

            It was moved by Durant, seconded by Gassman and carried to authorize the auditor to pay the following claims:  Road & Bridge $35,020.96, United Health Care $39,341.89, Retirement $5,482.37, OASI $8,194.28, Commissioners $4,327.25, Auditor $7,146.25, Treasurer $6,664.75, States Attorney $5,534.75, Govt Building $2,796.80, Director of Equalization $6,893.04, Register of Deeds $6,546.40, Vet Service $872.00, Sheriff $11,812.40, Contract Law $396.25, Welfare $413.45, Co Nurse $1,272.50, Ambulance $8,317.94, WIC $86.50, Extension $1,272.50, Weed $1,876.45 (includes Kent Terwilliger at $1,166.75/mo), Dispatch $10,548.96, Emergency Mgt $3,573.02 (includes Kent Terwilliger at $2,166.75/mo) FEB PAYROLL; Alliance $150.00, Century Link $112.45, Triotel $169.53 911 CHARGES; SD DOT $12,088.07 CONTRACTED MAINTENANCE; Lammers Kleibacker $2,475.85 COURT APPOINTED ATTORNEY; Ntl Assn of State Agencies $39.00 DUES; HFCA $11,335.04 FUEL; Avera Occupational Medicine $123.77 PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL; Beck Motors $36,070.00 EQUIPMENT; Northwestern Energy $1,994.82 GAS SERVICE; Emergency Safety Education $370.00 IN SERVICE EDUCATION; Miner Co Treasurer $151.40 POSTAGE; Miner County Pioneer $710.23 PUBLISHING; Graham Tire $304.00, Hafner Electric $3,285.02, HFCA $40.00, Sturdevant’s $12.58, Ultra $909.25 REPAIRS; HFCA $2.28 ROAD MATERIALS; Greg Protsch $900.00 STATE’S ATTY OFFICE EXPENSE ALLOWANCE; Lexis Nexis $149.00, SD Continuing Legal Education $150.00 SUBSCRIPTION; Darcy Albert $43.90, Avera Occupational Medicine $123.78, Custom Cage $1,095.00, Dakota Fluid Power $52.57, Dust-Tex Service $185.67, Maria Feldhaus $16.99, Gall’s $350.65, Larry Gauger $590.00, Girton Adams $429.00, Homestead $55.08, HFCA $3.80, Mac’s Inc. $97.67, Miner Co Treasurer $5.30, Public Safety Center $84.99, Rivers Edge Bank $77.87, Rusty’s $88.18, SD Dept. of Public Safety $80.00, Tom’s Hardware $169.45, Vander Haag’s $490.00 SUPPLIES; Alliance $904.15, Colleen Arens $30.00, AT&T Mobility $109.93, Century Link $14.10, Mike Clary $30.00, Rob Eggert $30.00 TELEPHONE; Susan Connor $173.24, Maria Feldhaus $90.00, Wally Jacobson $50.40, SDAAO $350.00, SD Assn of Co Weed & Pest Boards $285.00, Kent Terwilliger $39.48, The Crossroads Hotel $434.95 TRAVEL; City of Howard $2,157.03 UTILITIES.

 

            Director of Equalization Tami Severson met with the commission to provide information on the upcoming township board members meeting.  Severson handed out general equalization process information.

 

            The following plats were presented by Severson for the board’s consideration.  It was moved by Reisch and seconded by Durant to adopt the following resolution.

 

RESOLUTION 19-07

 

            BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Miner County, South Dakota, that the plat of LOT A OF DEHAVEN’S FIRST ADDITION IN GOVERNMENT LOTS 1 AND 2 OF THE NW ¼ OF IRREGULAR SECTION 30, T 107 N, R 56 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:  Reisch, Durant, Gassman, Wentland.  Voting nay:  none.  Resolution adopted this 5th day of March, 2019.

           

                                                                                    Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                                                    Miner County Board of Commissioners

 

Attest:  Susan Connor, Miner County Auditor

 

            It was moved by Gassman and seconded by Durant to approve the following resolution.

 

RESOLUTION 19-08

 

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Miner County, South Dakota, that the plat of LOT 2A AND LOT 2B OF WEINEL ADDITION IN SECTION 17, T 107 N, R 55 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:  Reisch, Durant, Gassman, Wentland.  Voting nay:  none.  Resolution adopted this 5th day of March, 2019.

                                                                                    Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                                                    Miner County Board of Commissioners

Attest: Susan Connor, Miner County Auditor

 

            Sheriff Rob Eggert informed the commission that he has offered the deputy sheriff position to Ethan Weisz who will begin employment on March 25th.  It was moved by Durant, seconded by Reisch and carried to approve the agreement requiring a newly hired noncertified law enforcement officer to reimburse Miner County for training wages if said officer leaves the employment with Miner County within 2 years.

 

            It was moved by Durant, seconded by Reisch and carried to close county offices Friday April 19th and Monday, April 22nd to follow Governor Noem’s closing of state offices for the Easter holiday.

 

            The bid opening for the highway supply bids was held as advertised.  Highway Superintendent Ron Krempges and several suppliers were present.

 

            Bids per ton for gravel crushing in the Skoglund pit were received as follows:  Rechnagel Construction $2.16 and ProCrush LLC $2.35.    It was moved by Gassman, seconded by Durant and carried to award the bid for gravel crushing in 2019 to Rechnagel Construction.

 

            The following bids are for a one-year period from April 1, 2019, through March 31, 2020.

 

            Submitting bids for cutback asphalt and emulsion oil were as follows:   Jebro $596.54/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 $67.25, Class E Type 2 Virgin $75.00 Class E Type 1 recycled $62.00 Class E Type 2 Recycled $68.50; Commercial Asphalt-Mitchell plant Class E Type 1 virgin $60.00, Class E Type 1 recycled $60.00, Class E Type 2 virgin $60.00, Class E Type 2 recycled $60.00;  Bowes Class E type 1 virgin $59.50, Class E type 2 virgin $61.50, Class E Type 1 recycled $57.50, Class E type 2 recycled $59.50; Concrete Materials Class E type 1 virgin $60.00, Class E type 2 virgin $60.00, Class E type 1 recycled $54.00, Class E type 2 recycled $54.00.   It was moved by Durant, seconded by Gassman and carried to award the bid to Concrete Materials.

 

            The following bids per ton for quartzite materials were received:  Spencer Quarries $10.40/ton 7/16” Quartzite chips, $12.35/ton Rip Rap, $12.25/ton 4”-12” Rock, $9.10/ton base material, $10.75/ton 1 ½ “ – 3” Ballast,  trucking $.15/ton/mile.   It was moved by Reisch, 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, 2019, through January 31, 2020, off of the bid awarded by Beadle County to TrueNorth Steel.

 

            Krempges reviewed snow removal efforts, upcoming bridge state bidding and other highway matters.

 

            The meeting adjourned to March 19th.  Dated this 5th day of March 2019.

             

                                                                                             Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                                                             Miner County Auditor

Attest:  Susan Connor, Miner County Auditor

 

 

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