October 12, 2020
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.
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;
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