October 12, 2020 SPECIAL MEETING

October 12, 2020

Special Meeting

The Miner County Board of Commissioners met in special session October 12, 2020 in the Miner County Courthouse.  Members present:   Roger Wentland, Garrett Gassman, Tom Reisch, Voni Durant and Alex Protsch.  Absent:  none.    Chairman Wentland call the meeting to order.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.  Motion by Durant, seconded by Gassman and carried to approve the agenda.  Also present was Highway Superintendent Ron Krempges.  No one appeared for Public Comment.  No conflict of interest was declared. 

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

RESOLUTION 20-37

A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE MINER COUNTY FIVE-YEAR HIGHWAY AND

BRIDGE IMPROVEMENT PLAN

            WHEREAS, the South Dakota Department of Transportation Local Bridge and Improvement Grant Fund requires that in order to be eligible to apply for Bridge Improvement Grant funds, Counties are required to develop a five-year Highway and Bridge Improvement Plan, hereinafter referred to as Plan;

and

            WHEREAS, Miner County has utilized the South Dakota Department of Transportation, County Staff, the First District Association of Local Governments, Townships, and the general public in developing the various components of the Plan; and

            WHEREAS, the Plan includes maps and lists identifying an inventory of highways and bridges, project needs, and revenue sources; and

            WHEREAS, Miner County held a public meeting on September 15, 2020, to solicit input into the Plan, and the citizens who attended expressed an interest in the Plan; and

            WHEREAS, the County will be able to use the Plan as a tool to budget for transportation enhancements and better coordinate transportation issues with other entities;

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MINER COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS THAT THE MINER COUNTY FIVE-YEAR HIGHWAY AND BRIDGE IMPROVEMENT PLAN IS HEREBY ADOPTED AND IS RECOGNIZED AS THE HIGHWAY AND BRIDGE IMPROVEMENT PLAN FOR MINERCOUNTY.

            Voting aye:  Protsch, Durant, Reisch, Gassman and Wentland.  Voting nay:  none. 

            Dated at Miner, South Dakota this 12th day of October, 2020.

ATTEST: Susan Connor                      Roger Wentland

              County Auditor                     County Commissioner Chair

 

            Having no further business, the meeting adjourned until October 20th.  Dated this 12th day of October, 2020.

                                                Roger Wentland, Chairman

                                                Miner County Board of Commissioners

 

Attest:  Susan Connor, Miner County Auditor

 

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