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County Commissioners held regular meeting June 7

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POTTER COUNTY BOARD OF
COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS
JUNE 7, 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: Shellito, Arbach and Maroney.  Absent: Worth.
NESCAP
Larry Wattier met to present the NESCAP Annual Report.
MINUTES
Moved by Maroney, seconded by Shellito to approve the May 1 and May 7, 2012 minutes as read.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
JUNE 5, 2012 PRIMARY
ELECTION CANVASS
The canvass of the June 5, 2012 Primary Election was held with the following results.
Registered Voters              1915
Absentee Voters    141         141
Vote Center Ballots Cast              908
Provisionals              0
Total Voters              1049
Presidental Delegates
Uncommitted    7    6    35
Ron Paul    9    12    60
Mitt Romney    70    82    485
Rick Santorum    9    38    94
Newt Gingrich    5    9    40
Potter County States Attorney
Sarah Larson    36    95    322
Joan Elayne Powell    6    7    40
Craig E. Smith    88    89    507
Potter County Commissioner Dist. 2
William Arbach    7    87    94
Jesse Zweber    13    65    80
United States Representative
Jeff Barth    3    9    37
Matt Varilek    4    29    93
Potter County Tax Opt Out
Yes Will Increase the Tax    47    89    343
No Will leave the Tax levy    81    149    663
CLAIMS
Moved by Shellito, seconded by Arbach to approve the following claims and authorize the Auditor to issue warrants for the same. All voted aye. Motion carried.
PAYROLL BY DEPTS: Comm. $3,518.70; Elections 11.50; Auditor 5,113.86; Treas. 6,705.63; States Attorney 5,395.65; Jan. 1,127.50; DOE 5,513.07; ROD 5,496.56; VA 692.31; Sheriff 10,954.70; Library 5,664.23; Ext. 1,592.75; Weed 21.08; R&B 3,3921.01; FEMA 830.79.
SDRS $8,611.78; AFLAC 1,388.76; WELLMARK 35,559.00; GREAT WESTERN BANK 17,434.04. OVERTIME BY DEPTS: Sheriff: McClain 199.44; R&B: D. Hericks 53.62; Storkson 103.50; Griese 149.20; Gordon 7.50 Kraft 52.70.
4 SEASONS/JERRED RENTALS $400.00 EXT. & VA OFFICE RENT, A & B BUSINESS, INC. 245.21 SUPPLIES, AMERICAN LEGION 125.00 POLLING PLACE RENT, ARBACH, WILLIAM 34.04 TRAVEL & EXPENSE, AVERA QUEEN OF PEACE 114.90 SERVICES & FEES, B & R TRUCK REPAIR 477.44 REPAIRS/MAINT., BAKER & TAYLOR BOOKS 2,629.46 SUPPLIES,
BAUSCH ELECTRIC 535.42 REPAIRS SHERIFF’S OFFICE, BEST WESTERN PLUS RAMKOTA 93.00 TRAVEL & EXPENSE, BW INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. CALI 25.00 INSURANCE, CALIFORNIA CONTRACTORS SUPPLIE 177.54 SUPPLIES, CENTER POINT LARGE PRINT 77.88 SUPPLIES, CENTURY LINK 82.00 UTILITIES,
CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY YOUTH GROU 164.00 SUPPLIES, CITY OF GETTYSBURG 85.70 WATER BILLS, CITY OF GETTYSBURG 18.50 UTILITIES, CONNECTING POINT COMPUTER CNTR 460.00 SUPPLIES, DAKOTA FIRE EQUIPMENT 72.00 SUPPLIES, DAKOTA SECURITY SYSTEMS 303.48 REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE,
DAKOTA FARM & RANCH SUPPLY 8.48 SUPPLIES, DAKOTA FARM & RANCH SUPPLY 94.19 REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE, DAKOTA FARM & RANCH SUPPLY 248.64 REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE, DAKOTA SUPPLY 130.71 REPAIRS/MAINT., DANI’S THISTLE SPRAYING 750.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, DOERR, KAREN 266.79 TRAVEL & EXPENSE,
DON FROST 1,600.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, DS SOLUTIONS, INC. 300.00 SUPPLIES, DUENWALD, GLORIA 145.76 ELECTION WORKER, ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE 583.12 SUPPLIES, FORGEY, CYNTHIA 252.46 TRAVEL & EXPENSE, FORGEY, CYNTHIA 75.00 TRAVEL & EXPENSE, GEIST, DIANE M. 150.20 ELECTION WORKER,
GETTYSBURG MEDICAL CENTER 45.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, GREAT WESTERN TIRE, INC. 1,611.09 SUPPLIES, GRIESE, CHARLOTTE 267.08 ELECTION WORKER, HAMBURGER, BETH 150.20 ELECTION WORKER, HANSEN PLUMBING 28.64 REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE, HANSEN PLUMBING 12,963.62 AIR/HEATING UNITS,
HANSEN, LAJEAN 50.00 ELECTION WORKER, HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT, INC 121.20 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT, IN 70.00 UTILITIES, HEWLETT PACKARD CO. 879.00 LAP TOP COMPUTER, FALYN HOGG 123.21 TRAVEL & EXPENSE, HOLIDAY INN CITY CENTRE 231.00 TRAVEL & EXPENSE,
HOVEN CO-OP 62.34 SUPPLIES, HOVEN COOP SERVICE 1,979.78 TRAVEL & CONF., HOVEN LEGION 125.00 POLLING PLACE RENT, HOVEN MEDIA, INC. 34.00 SUBSCRIPTION RENEWAL, HOVEN MEDIA, INC. 225.22 PUBLICATIONS, IVERSON, KENNETH 108.00 ELECTION WORKER, JOE ARBACH 490.00 RENT & UTILITIES,
JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL 22.00 REPAIRS/MAINT., JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL 10,194.00 RENTALS, LAGAN, JEANIE 46.25 TRAVEL & EXPENSE, LAMB MOTOR CO. INC. 192.77 REPAIRS/MAINT., LANGER’S FAMILY FOODS 3.60 SUPPLIES, LANGER, JILL 158.20 ELECTION WORKER, LARSON, SARAH L. 645.10 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES,
LARSON, STACY 158.20 ELECTION WORKER, LOMHEIM REPAIR 198.19 REPAIRS/MAINT., MCLEOD’S OFFICE SUPPLIES 166.40 SUPPLIES, MCQUARIE, CRAIG 247.92 ELECTION WORKER, MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES 190.96 UTILITIES, MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES 328.10 UTILITIES, MEMBERSHIP 35.00 DUES,
MICHAEL TODD & CO., INC 488.23 REPAIRS/MAINT., MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS, INC. 150.00 EQUIPMENT RENTAL, MIDWAY PARTS 2.39 REPAIRS/MAINT., MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES 420.47 UTILITIES, NAFZIGER LAWN & TREE 138.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, NAGEL, KATHLEEN 157.46 ELECTION WORKER,
NAGEL, MARY 201.26 ELECTION WORKER, NATIONAL SHERIFF’S ASSOCIATION 50.00 DUES, NEW CREATIONS 17.02 SUPPLIES, NEW CREATIONS 35.51 SUPPLIES, NEW CREATIONS 72.35 SUPPLIES, NEWMAN TRAFFIC SIGNS 100.98 SUPPLIES, NORTH CENTRAL FARMERS ELEVATOR 26,608.00 SUPPLIES,
OAHE PEST ELIMINATION 50.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, POTTER COUNTY NEWS 40.28 SUBSCRIPTION RENEWAL, POTTER COUNTY NEWS 102.00 PUBLICATIONS, POTTER COUNTY NEWS 233.23 PUBLICATIONS, POTTER COUNTY NEWS 1,083.20 PUBLICATIONS, POTTER COUNTY NEWS 102.00 PUBLICATIONS,
POTTER COUNTY TREASURER 400.70 POSTAGE & FREIGHT EXPENSE, RAUSCH, SHARON 208.70 ELECTION WORKER, SAUTNER, CHERYL 174.18 TRAVEL & EXPENSE, SCHLACHTER LUMBER 28.00 REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE, SCHLACHTER LUMBER 28.00 REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE, SCHLACHTER LUMBER 18.66 REPAIRS/MAINT.,
SCHMIDT, SCHROYER, MORENO, LEE & 19.76 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, SERVALL 39.52 SUPPLIES, SERVALL UNIFORM & LINEN SUPPLY 112.36 SUPPLIES, SHEEHAN MACK SALES 294.71 REPAIRS/MAINT., SHELLITO, RAY 41.44 TRAVEL & EXPENSE, SIRCHIE FINGERPRINT LAB. 46.68 SUPPLIES, SISMA INVADER 50.00 SUPPLIES,
SLOWEY CORUT REPORTING SVS. 27.50 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, SMITH, CRAIG 595.71 RENT, SUPPLIES, PHONE, FAX, SOPER’S, INC 99.00 REPAIRS/MAINT., STATE TREASURER 35.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, STATE TREASURER 884.10 APPROPRIATION, STATE TREASURER 1,266.25 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES,
STORKSON, ELAINE 92.50 TRAVEL & EXPENSE, STOTZ, MARGARET J. 185.60 ELECTION WORKER, THE LODGE AT DEADWOOD 154.00 TRAVEL & EXPENSE, TRIPLE L 510.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, TRUE VALUE HARDWARE 85.31 SUPPLIES, The BURG 1,827.37 TRAVEL & CONF.,
VAN DIEST SUPPLY COMPANY 3,617.50 SUPPLIES, VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS 767.55 PHONE BILLS, VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS 44.50 UTILITIES, VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS IN 148.55 UTILITIES, VERIZON WIRELESS 93.61 PHONE BILL, VERIZON WIRELESS 66.15 UTILITIES,
VOYAGER FLEET SYSTEMS, INC. 563.58 SUPPLIES, WALWORTH CO. SHERIFF’S DEPT. 450.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC 100.00 TOWER RENTAL, YANKTON COUNTY 103.75 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.
REJECTION OF OLD
HWY 212 ABANDONMENT
Moved by Shellito, seconded by Williams to reject the abandonment of Old Hwy 212 from the State of South Dakota in Section 29-118-78 and request the State to abandon to the current land owners. All voting aye. Motion carried.
STATES ATTORNEY
Craig Smith met to discuss several issues of concern to the County.
HIGHWAY DEPT.
Janell DeBoer, Verizon Wireless, met to discuss “Push to Talk Service” which would take the place of the out dated two-way radios. The Commission instructed the Hwy Supt. to proceed with the service.
LEBANON TOWN
Connie Kiernan met to discuss an all weather road to the lagoon that services Lebanon Town. Lebanon Town will reimburse Potter County for the cost of the road. Supt. Smith estimated the cost to be approx. $8,000.00. The area will need to dry up before the road can be built.
ACCESS TO PROPERTY
Merlin Schutterle met to request the assistance of Potter County in securing access to his land along the river.  No action taken until the States Attorney can provide an opinion.
HIGHWAY FUEL QUOTES
Supt Smith presented the following fuel quotes for the month of June.
Hoven Coop        $3.54
NCFE            $3.326
NPC            $3.3329
Successful bidder: NCFE @ $3.326.
NEW HIRE
Moved by Maroney, seconded by Shellito to hire William Gibson as part-time highway maintenance worker @ $12.00 per hour.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
GETTYSBURG CITY
Mayor Wuttke and Council Member Josh Bausch met to discuss the load limit restrictions placed on Court Street in the Spring.  The truck traffic tends to use the City streets when the load limits are in place.  If the load limits are taken off of Court Street the trucks will not use the City streets.  No load limits will be place on Court Street in the future.
SHERIFF DEPT
Deputy McClain met to present the monthly activity report.  Code Red was also discussed.
MALT BEVERAGE
LICENSE HEARING
Moved by Maroney, seconded by Arbach to approve the following applications for Retail (On-Off Sale) Malt Beverage and SD Farm Wine licenses.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
Bob’s Resort Inc.
South Whitlock Resort
West Whitlock Resort, Inc.
MOSQUITO SPRAYING
CONTRACTS
Moved by Shellito, seconded by Arbach to approve the following Mosquito Spraying Contracts.  All voted aye. Motion carried.
Lebanon Town, West Whitlock Resort, Hoven Town, West Whitlock Recreation Area, Tolstoy Town.
A discussion was held concerning letting the Mosquito Spraying Contracts to the private sector instead of the County providing the service.
CONTINGENCY TRANSFERS
Moved by Shellito, seconded by Maroney to authorize the following Contingency Transfers, budget only.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
101-153-422 – Court Appt. Attorney – $1000.00
101-441-429 – Mentally Ill – $1000.00
101-444-422 – NEMH $364.00
101-445-422 – Mental Illness Board – $1000.00
AUTOMATIC BUDGET
SUPPLEMENT
Moved by Arbach, seconded by Shellito to authorize an automatic budget supplement to 226-222-426.10 in the amount of $7,168.00. Funds made available through Homeland Security.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
LIBRARY JANITOR
Moved by Maroney, seconded by Arbach to hire Barb Boke as part-time Library Janitor @$10.25 per hour.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
CRONIN PLAT
Commissioner Arbach presented the following resolution and moved for its adoption.
A RESOLUTION APPROVING the Plat of Tract E, Cronin Addition, located in the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (SE1/4SW1/4) of Section 24, T117N, R77W of the 5th P.M., Potter County, South Dakota as described and shown herein.
WHEREAS, the plat of the above described property has been executed
According to statute, now therefore
BE IT RESOLVED that the County Commission in and for the County of Potter, does hereby approve the said Plat of Tract E, Cronin Addition, located in the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (SE1/4SW1/4) of Section 24, T117N, R77W of the 5th P.M., Potter County, South Dakota.
Commissioner Shellito seconded the foregoing resolution.  All voted aye.  Resolution declared adopted.
OFFICERS REPORT
The Register of Deeds, Clerk of Courts and the Auditor’s Account with the Treasurer were reviewed.  Moved by Maroney, seconded by Shellito 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 05/31/12
Cash Items     $1,766.17
Great Western Checking     30,388.56
Plains Commerce Checking     6,519.02
Plains Commerce Fund Investments;
1,004,467.44
Plains Commerce Bank     500,000.00
Checks on Hand     36,229.00
TOTAL CASH BALANCE
1,579,370.19
Total Assets In Custody of County As of 05/31/12
County Amount     1,354,235.04
Amounts Held For Other Gov
220,774.16
Amounts Held For Others     4,360.99
TOTAL ASSETS     $1,579,370.19
ADJOURN
Moved by Maroney, seconded by Shellito 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 $155.51
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