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County Commissioners held regular meeting Feb. 4

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POTTER COUNTY BOARD OF
COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
GETTYSBURG, SD
The regular meeting was called to order by Chairman Simon at 8:00 A.M. in the Commissioners Room at the Courthouse. Commissioners present: Worth, Maroney and Williams.  Absent Arbach.
MINUTES
Moved by Maroney, seconded by Williams to approve the January 7, 2014 minutes as read.  All voted aye. Motion carried.
STATES ATTORNEY
Craig Smith met to discuss taking a piece of property for taxes that had been exempt under the Homestead Act. A discussion was also held concerning the Rural Attorney Recruitment Program.
CLAIMS
Moved by Williams, seconded by Maroney to approve the following claims and authorize the Auditor to issue warrants for the same.  All voted aye. Motion carried.
4 SEASONS/JERRED RENTALS $400.00 RENT, A & B BUSINESS, INC. 513.87 SUPPLIES & MATERIALS, A&B BUSINESS SOLUTIONS 3,736.81 COPIER CONTRACT, ALCO-PRO, INC. 18.68 SOBRIETY SUPPLIES, GECRB/AMAZON 870.12 SUPPLIES & MATERIALS, APPLE TIME INC 257.06 SUPPLIES & MATERIALS, AREA IV SENIOR NUTRITION 2,000.00 SR CITIZENS NUTRITION,
ASPIRE, INC. 2,160.00 ADJ TRAINING CTRS PROF FEES, B M S INC 32.60 REPAIRS/MAINT., BUTLER MACHINERY CO. 6,872.03 REPAIRS/MAINT., CENTRAL AREA COUNSELING SERVIC 464.00 MENTALLY ILL PROF SERVICES, CENTURY LINK 82.00 UTILITIES, CITY OF GETTYSBURG 84.60 UTILITIES,
CITY OF GETTYSBURG 10,000.00 AMBULANCE PROF FEES, CITY OF GETTYSBURG 16.30 UTILITIES, DAKOTA FARM & RANCH SUPPLY 5.99 SUPPLIES & MATERIALS, DAKOTA SUPPLY 127.12 REPAIRS/MAINT., DAKOTABILITIES 720.00 ADJ TRAINING CTRS PROF FEES, DELVIN WORTH 60.31 TRAVEL & CONFERENCE,
DON HERICKS 45.14 TRAVEL & CONF., EDDIE’S TRUCK SALES 107.82 REPAIRS/MAINT., ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE 1,516.00 OTHER, FASTENAL 612.77 REPAIRS/MAINT., FINANCE OFFICER 6,000.00 AMBULANCE PROF FEES, FISCHER OIL COMPANY 1,047.20 UTILITIES, AVERA GETTYSBURG HOSPITAL 45.00 PROF SERVICES & FEES,
GRAHAM TIRE COMPANY 449.24 SUPPLIES & MATERIALS, GREAT WESTERN TIRE, INC. 8,702.08 SUPPLIES, HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT, IN 50.00 UTILITIES, HIGH PLAINS ART COUNCIL 500.00 HIGH PLAINS ART COUNCIL PROF, FALYN HOGG 127.28 TRAVEL & CONFERENCE, HOVEN COOP SERVICE 4,251.71 UTILITIES,
HOVEN MEDIA, INC. 35.00 SUPPLIES & MATERIALS, HOVEN TRUSTWORTHY HARDWARE 6.99 MOSQUITO SUPPLIES, HOVEN TRUSTWORTHY HARDWAR 9.88 REPAIRS/MAINT., HUGHES COUNTY FINANCE OFFICE 400.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES & FEES, JOE ARBACH 490.00 RENT, JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL 259.93 REPAIRS/MAINT.,
LOGAN ELECTRIC INC 75.43 REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE, MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES 403.59 UTILITIES, MICHAEL TODD & CO., INC 1,564.77 SUPPLIES, MICHAEL TODD & COMPANY 342.75 SUPPLIES & MATERIALS, MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS, INC. 150.00 RENTALS, MIDWAY PARTS 203.95 REPAIRS/MAINT.,
MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES 1,541.77 UTILITIES, NESDCAP 2,500.00 NESDCAP, NEW CREATIONS 162.07 SUPPLIES & MATERIALS, NEW CREATIONS 6.42 SUPPLIES, NORTH CENTRAL FARMERS ELEVATOR 728.44 TRAVEL & CONF., OAHE, INC. 1,000.00 ADJ TRAINING CTRS PROF FEES, POTTER COUNTY NEWS 427.56 PUBLISHING,
P.C. CONSERVATION DISTRICT 8,500.00 PC CONSERVATION DISTRICT, PENNINGTON COUNTY SHERIFFS OFF 119.55 JAIL PROF SERVICES, POTTER COUNTY TREASURER 366.20 SUPPLIES & MATERIALS, PUBLIC SAFETY CENTER 100.14 SUPPLIES & MATERIALS, R&K MECHANICAL 155.33 REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE, RANDY SIMON 12.21 TRAVEL & CONFERENCE,
ROCK-TUFF RENTALS & SALES 149.75 REPAIRS/MAINT., SD SHERIFFS ASSOCIATION 419.87 DUES, SERVALL 33.62 SUPPLIES & MATERIALS, SERVALL UNIFORM & LINEN SUPPLY 146.62 SUPPLIES, SHAWNA SHAW 137.57 TRAVEL & CONFERENCE, CRAIG SMITH 616.54 RENTAL, ST. MARYS HEALTHCARE CENTER 561.87 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES & FEES,
STATE RADIO COMMUNICATIONS 2,250.00 TELETYPE, STEVE L. SMITH 75.02 TRAVEL & CONF., TIM GORDON 45.14 TRAVEL & CONF., The BURG 622.69 TRAVEL & CONF., VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS 750.17 UTILITIES, VILAS 54.49 SUPPLIES & MATERIALS, WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC 100.00 RENTALS.
OFFICERS REPORT
The Register of Deeds Annual and monthly report and the Auditor’s Account with the Treasurer were reviewed. Moved by Williams, seconded by Worth to approve the above reports. Auditor’s Account with the Treasurer as follows:
AUDITORS ACCOUNT WITH
THE TREASURER AS OF 01/31/14
Cash Items     $1,751.60
Great Western Checking     81,577.25
Plains Commerce Checking 17,874.11
Great Western Fund Investments
1,244,132.32
Plains Commerce Bank     300,000.00
Great Western Bank     200,000.00
Checks on Hand     12,627.60
TOTAL CASH BALANCE
$1,857,962.88
Total Assets In Custody of County As of 01/31/14
County Amount     $1,382,486.95
Amounts Held For Other Gov
471,389.41
Amounts Held For Others     4,086.52
TOTAL ASSETS     $1,857,962.88
GHS GOVERNMENT STUDENTS
The GHS Government Students were welcomed and they spent the morning observing the functions of County Government in their respective offices.
OPERATING TRANSFER
Moved by Maroney, seconded by Worth to authorize the operating transfer of $11,556.00 to Emergency Management for the calendar year 2013.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
CPI
The Dept. of Revenue notified the county of the Consumer Price Index of 1.4% for 2014 taxes payable in 2015.
HIGHWAY DEPT.
Supt. Smith informed the Board of the delivery of the new Motor Grader delivery in mid-February.
WEST NILE UPDATE
There was no detection of the West Nile virus in Potter County.
ROW MOWERS
Moved by Williams, seconded by Worth to authorize Supt Smith to purchase a 3-Point Ditch Hitch in the amount of $12,500.00 and a JD 6ft mower in the amount of $4,800.00.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
FAS TRANSPORTATION
RESOLUTION
Commissioner Worth presented the following resolution and moved for its adoption.
WHEREAS, Potter County desires the construction and improvement of the road as hereinafter described: West Whitlock Road for a repair and chip seal.  Estimated cost of the project $135,000.00. Proposed year of construction 2016.
Commissioner Williams seconded the foregoing resolution.  All present voted aye.  Resolution declared adopted.
COMMUNITY ACCESS GRANT
Supt. Smith reported that a 60/40 Community Access Grant is available. Smith to make application for grinding and resurfacing approximately ¾ of mile of FAS 155 north.
FAS DELETE RESOLUTION
Commissioner Williams 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):
2020 P 6687 (01) 02SP 4 mi.  Road north of Kirby’s.
Commissioner Worth seconded the foregoing resolution.  All presented voted aye.  Resolution declared adopted.
BRIDGE REINSPECTION
PROGRAM RESOLUTION
Commissioner Williams presented the following resolution and moved for its adoption.
WHEREAS, Title 23, Section 151, United States Code and Title 23, Part 650, Subpart C, Code of Federal Regulations, requires initial inspection of all bridges and reinspection at intervals not to exceed two years with the exception of reinforced concrete box culverts that meet specific criteria. These culverts are reinspected at intervals not to exceed four years.
THEREFORE, Potter County is desirous of participating in the Bridge Inspection Program using Bridge Replacement funds.
The County request SDDOT to hire Brosz Engineering for the inspection work.  SDDOT will secure federal approvals, make payments to the Consulting Engineer for inspection services rendered, and bill the County for 20% of the cost.  The County will be responsible for the required 20% matching funds.
Commissioner Simon seconded the foregoing resolution and moved for its adoption.  All present voted aye. Resolution declared adopted.
STP HIGHWAY FUNDING
Moved by Worth, seconded by Maroney to exchange federal highway funds for state funds.   All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
4-H ADVISOR
Falyn Hogg presented the 4-H activities calendar for 2014.  Falyn reported an 8% increase in 4-H membership in Potter County.  Falyn made a request to replace the computer being used now for a lap-top to be split between the 4 counties.
Moved by Worth seconded by Williams to approve the purchase of a lap-top with the cost to be split between the 4 counties.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
STUDENT INTERN
Falyn informed the Board of a student intern that will be working with her this summer for college credit.
Moved by Maroney, seconded by Worth to authorize the intern working in Potter County.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
SHERIFF
Sheriff Hamburger presented the monthly activity report.
MARCH MEETING DATE
The March meeting date will be moved to Thursday, March 6, 2014.
ADJOURN
Moved by Williams, seconded by Worth to adjourn until Thursday, March 6, 2014.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
RANDALL SIMON, CHAIRMAN
POTTER COUNTY
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
ATTEST:
KAREN S. DOERR
AUDITOR
Published one at the total approximate cost of $105.57
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