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County Commissioners held regular meeting Sept. 4

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POTTER COUNTY BOARD OF
COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
GETTYSBURG, SD
The regular meeting was called to order by Chairman Williams at 8:00 A.M. in the Commissioners Room at the Courthouse.  Commissioners present: Worth, Shellito, Arbach and Maroney.
MINUTES
Moved By Worth, seconded by Maroney to approve the August 7, 2012 minutes as read.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
STATES ATTORNEY
SA Smith met to discuss several applications for county assistance. A discussion was also held concerning the hourly billing rate charge by Capital Area Counseling.
DENIED CLAIM
Moved by Arbach, seconded by Shellito to deny the claim of St. Mary’s Healthcare Center, care for one, due to the individual does not met county guidelines for assistance.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
SURPLUS COUNTY PROPERTY
Moved by Worth, seconded by Maroney to declare the following property as surplus and not longer needed for which is was acquired to be sold at public auction on October 2, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. in the County Commissioners Office on 3rd floor of the Courthouse.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
W. 28.3’ of S. 150’ of OL9 & E. 35.7’ of S. 150’ of OL 10, Gettysburg City, Brower’s OL’S.
OFFICERS REPORT
The Register of Deeds and Auditor’s Account with the Treasurer were reviewed.  Moved by Arbach, seconded by Williams to approve the above reports.  All voted aye.  Motion carried. Auditor’s Account with the Treasurer as follows:
AUDITORS ACCOUNT WITH THE
TREASURER AS OF 08/31/12
Cash Items     $1,336.60
Great Western Checking     31,364.86
Plains Commerce Checking     3,363.37
Plains Commerce Fund Investments;
755,837.92
Plains Commerce Bank     500,000.00
Checks on Hand     8,006.68
TOTAL CASH BALANCE
1,299,909.43
Total Assets In Custody of County As of 08/31/12
County Amount     1,161,042.45
Amounts Held For Other Gov
135,418.30
Amounts Held For Others      3,448.68
TOTAL ASSETS     $1,299,909.43
HIGHWAY DEPT
Supt. Smith met to discuss the amount of gravel that has been placed on various roads and to inform the Board that more gravel will need to be crushed in 2013.
The last mowing will be done Sept./Oct.
HOURLY WAGE INCREASE
Moved by Worth, seconded by Shellito to increase the hourly wage of Tim Gordon from $10.00 to $10.25 due to the completion of the 6 month probationary period. All voted aye.  Motion carried.
SPEED LIMIT
Moved by Arbach, seconded by Shellito to post FAS 155 north at 40 MPH for all vehicles.  Roll call vote: “Aye”: Arbach, Williams and Shellito. “Nay”: Worth and Maroney.  Motion carried.
FAS TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM DELETE RESOLUTION
Commissioner Shellito presented the following resolution and moved for its adoption.
WHEREAS, Potter County wishes to delete the referenced project from the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP):
CR 155, from SD20/N County Line, S 17.5 miles on 311 Ave.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: that the South Dakota Department of Transportation be and hereby is authorized and requested to withdraw from the STIP that project described above.
Commissioner Maroney seconded the foregoing resolution.  All voted aye.  Resolution declared adopted.
Potter County will be billed back approximately $11,000.00 for design engineering services performed on the above mentioned project.
FUEL QUOTES
The following fuel quotes for 8000 gal. of FM were presented:
Hoven Coop $3.58; NCFE $3.578; NPC $3.5774.
Successful bidder: NPC at $3.5774.
GETTYSBURG COUNTRY CLUB
Darrin Simon and Greg Gerber met to ask permission to dredge the dam located on the Potter County Fairgrounds that was leased to the County Club for irrigation purposes.  Moved by Maroney, seconded by Worth to approve the dredging.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
EDDIE’S TRUCK STOP
Darby Nutter met to discuss the availability of good used semi trucks and the cost of new heavy duty semi trucks.
SHERIFF
Sheriff Hamburger presented the monthly activity report.
CLAIMS
Moved by Arbach, seconded by Maroney to approve the following claims and authorize the Auditor to issue warrants for the same.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
PAYROLL BY DEPTS: Comm. 2,347.26; Aud. 3,451.36; Treas. 4,470.42; States Attorney 3,597.10; Jan. 779.00; DOE 3,656.66; ROD 3,626.04; VA 461.54; Sheriff 7,258.82; Library 3,639.57; Ext. 1,599.94; Weed 154.56; R&B 23,230.68; EM 553.86.
SDRS $5,834.98; WELLMARK 41,315.14; AFLAC 925.84; GREAT WESTERN BANK 11,893.61.
OVERTIME BY DEPTS: Sheriff: McClain 88.64; R&B: Storkson 51.75; Gordon 195.00; Kraft 105.40.
4 SEASONS/JERRED RENTALS $400.00 EXTENSION & VA OFFICE RENT, A & B BUSINESS, INC. 669.86 SUPPLIES & REPAIRS, ARBACH, WILLIAM 17.02 TRAVEL & EXPENSE, B & R TRUCK REPAIR 843.76 REPAIRS/MAINT., B M S INC 91.10 REPAIRS/MAINT., BOOK SYSTEMS, INC. 525.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES,
BUTLER MACHINERY CO. 282.97 REPAIRS/MAINT., CENTER POINT LARGE PRINT 77.88 SUPPLIES, CENTURY LINK 82.00 UTILITIES, CITY OF GETTYSBURG 16.30 UTILITIES, CITY OF GETTYSBURG 474.20 WATER BILLINGS, DAKOTA SUPPLY 52.54 SUPPLIES, DAKOTA FARM & RANCH SUPPLY 23.86 SUPPLIES,
DANI’S THISTLE SPRAYING 4,350.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, GALE 149.92 SUPPLIES, GETTYSBURG MEDICAL CENTER 45.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, GREAT WESTERN TIRE, INC. 2,974.58 SUPPLIES, HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT, INC 21.20 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT, IN 30.00 UTILITIES,
HERICKS IMPLEMENT 300.00 REPAIRS/MAINT., FALYN HOGG 146.15 TRAVEL& EXPENSE, HOVEN CO-OP 401.63 SUPPLIES, HOVEN COOP SERVICE 958.34 UTILITIES, HOVEN MEDIA, INC. 388.79 PUBLICATIONS, JOE ARBACH 490.00 RENT & UTILITIES, KAESER & BLAIR, INC. 308.32 SUPPLIES, MARSHALL & SWIFT/BOECKH, LLC 692.85 SUPPLIES,
MARTIN’S DOOR REPAIR 251.02 SUPPLIES, MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES 214.42 UTILITIES, MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS,INC. 150.00 EQUIPMENT RENTAL, MIDWAY PARTS 184.49 REPAIRS/MAINT., MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES 234.59 UTILITIES, NADA 98.00 SUPPLIES, NEW CREATIONS 35.51 SUPPLIES,
NORTHERN PLAINS COOPERATIVE 28,619.20 SUPPLIES., POTTER COUNTY NEWS 451.60 PUBLICATIONS, POTTER COUNTY TREASURER 239.94 POSTAGE & FREIGHT EXPENSE, PRAIRIE STOP 171.85 SUPPLIES, PUBLIC SAFETY CENTER 99.34 SUPPLIES, SCHATZ ELECTRIC, INC. 62.41 REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE,
SDLA 180.00 TRAVEL & EXPENSE, SERVALL 16.69 SUPPLIES, SERVALL 44.55 SUPPLIES, SERVALL UNIFORM & LINEN SUPPLY 117.66 SUPPLIES, SHELLITO, RAY 42.18 TRAVEL & EXPENSE, SMITH, CRAIG 466.31 RENT, SUPPLIES, PHONE & FAX, SOVELL, EMILY 276.50 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, STATE TREASURER 35.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES,
SUBSCRIBER SERVICES 20.00 SUPPLIES, The BURG 992.91 TRAVEL & CONF., VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS IN 149.23 UTILITIES, VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS 846.49 PHONE BILLS, VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS 44.50 UTILITIES,
VERIZON WIRELESS 97.13 PHONE BILL, VERIZON WIRELESS 300.10 UTILITIES, VOYAGER FLEET SYSTEMS, INC. 716.05 SUPPLIES, WALWORTH CO. SHERIFF’S DEPT. 2,600.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, WILLIAMS, PEGGY 623.86 SUPPLIES.
2013 PROVISIONAL
BUDGET HEARING
Commissioner Arbach discussed the cost of the health insurance and employee wage increases.
Moved by Arbach to give no raise increase to the county employees in 2013 due to the 60% increase over the last several years and the 20% increase this year of the health insurance.  Motion died due to lack of second.
Moved by Worth, seconded by Shellito to put a 25 cent per hour raise inclusion in the 2013 Budget for the county employees. Roll call vote. “Aye”: Worth, Shellito, Maroney and Williams,  “Nay”: Arbach.  Motion carried.
Moved by Maroney, seconded by Shellito to make the following changes to the 2013 Provisional Budget.  All voting aye.  Motion carried.
Change General Fund Cash Balance Applied from $292,129 to $238,051. 311 Current Property Tax Levy from $1,549,400 to $1,608,091. Net total taxes from $1,556,214 to $1,614,476. Road and Bridge Cash Applied from $500,000 to $498,202. 311 Current Property Tax from $284,477 to $285,477. Net total taxes from $283,247 to $287,045.
ANNUAL BUDGET ADOPTION
Commissioner Maroney presented the following resolution and moved for its adoption.
WHEREAS, (7-21-5 thru 13), SDCL provides that the Board of County Commissioners shall each year prepare a Provisional Budget of all contemplated expenditures and revenues of the County and all its institutions and agencies for such fiscal year and,
WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners did prepare a Provisional Budget and cause the same to be published by law, and
WHEREAS, due and legal notice has been given to the meeting of the Board of County Commissioners for the consideration of such Provisional Budget and all changes, elimination’s and additions have been made thereto.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That such provisional budget as amended and all its purposes, schedules, appropriations, amounts, estimates and all matters therein set forth, SHALL BE APPROVED AND ADOPTED AS THE ANNUAL BUDGET OF THE APPROPRIATION AND EXPENDITURES FOR Potter County, South Dakota and all its institutions and agencies for calendar year beginning January 1, 2013 and ending December 31, 2013 and the same is hereby approved and adopted by the Board of County Commissioners of Potter County, South Dakota, this 4th day of September, 2013.
The Annual Budget so adopted is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the office of the county auditor Potter County, South Dakota.  The accompanying taxes are levied by Potter County for the year January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013.
General Fund Purposes $1,608,091 $’s/1000 3.814; Secondary Road 285,477 $’s/1000 .767; Fire Protection 64,327 $’s/1000 .159. Total taxes levied by Potter County 1,951,895. $’s/1000 4.74.
Commissioner Shellito seconded the foregoing resolution.  All presented voted aye.  Resolution declared adopted.
ADJOURN
Moved by Worth, seconded by Arbach to adjourn. All voted aye. Motion carried.
BRUCE WILLIAMS, CHAIRMAN
POTTER COUNTY
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
ATTEST:
KAREN S. DOERR, AUDITOR
Published once at the total approximate cost of $114.97
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