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County Commissioners decide to leave FAS 155 N as is

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POTTER COUNTY BOARD OF
COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS
AUGUST 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: Worth, Shellito, Arbach and Maroney.
MINUTES
Moved by Maroney, seconded by Arbach to approve the July 3, 2012 minutes as read.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
AUTOMATIC
BUDGET SUPPLEMENT
Moved by Worth, seconded by Shellito to approve the automatic budget supplement to Emergency Management 226-222-426.10 – $500.00. Funds made available through Homeland Security. All voted aye.  Motion carried.
STATES ATTORNEY
Craig Smith met to discuss several legal issues of concern to the County.
A discussion was held concerning a petition to disband the 5-County TV Translator District and the 51% of the voters residing in the area required to accomplish the disbandment.
LEBANON TOWN
Connie Kiernan, Lebanon Town met to request that the Highway Dept.  improve the road leading to the lagoon. Lebanon Town to reimburse Potter County for the cost.  No action taken. The Board asked Connie to seek a quote from a private contractor.
FAS 155 N DELEGATION
A group of over 20 met with the Board to discuss the future of the asphalt road FAS 155 N. The majority voiced their opinion to leave the road as is and repair as needed.  A wheel tax was also discussed to help fund the repairs and maintenance of roads. After further discussion, moved by Maroney, seconded by Shellito to leave as is and not return the road to gravel. All voted aye.  Motion carried.
FUEL QUOTES
Supt. Smith presented the following fuel quotes for the month of August.
NPC $3.3474
NCFE $3.2877
Successful bidder NCFE @ $3.2877.
SHERIFF
Curt Hamburger met to present the monthly activity report and discuss the 2013 budget for the sheriff’s office.
DROUGHT DECLARATION
RESOLUTION
Commissioner Worth presented the following resolution and moved for its adoption.
WHEREAS, Potter County suffers from a lack of rain in the spring and summer of this year, resulting in a natural disaster in the form of agricultural drought conditions, including extremely inadequate winter snowfall, rainfall, desolating winds, and late frost conditions, the Board of County Commissioners resolve that said drought conditions constitute a natural disaster of such severity and magnitude that effective response is beyond the capabilities of this County, and the State of South Dakota, and that Federal assistance is necessary, and there is no emergency plan available to alleviate the damage and economic chaos resulting from these conditions; and
WHEREAS, Potter County does not have the financial resources to respond to this disaster; and
WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Potter County is aware of the sparse pastures and lack of forage crops for feeding livestock is  necessitating the reduction/disposal of livestock herds; and
WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Potter County is aware that row crops are stressed from lack of rain and yields will be impacted; and
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of County Commissioners of Potter County, South Dakota, declare a natural disaster drought emergency, and it is
FURTHER RESOLVED, we the Board of Commissioners of Potter County respectfully petition the Governor of the State of South Dakota and the President of the United States to provide with all dispatch and remedy any state and/or federal assistance available for this type of emergency.
Commissioner Arbach seconded the foregoing resolution.  All present 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 07/31/12
Cash Items     $1,414.00
Great Western Checking     46,751.98
Plains Commerce Checking     7,287.79
Plains Commerce Fund Investments;
869,256.25
Plains Commerce Bank     500,000.00
Checks on Hand     4,257.10
TOTAL CASH BALANCE
$1,428,967.12
Total Assets In Custody of County As of 07/31/12
County Amount     $1,317,363.90
Amounts Held For Other Gov
108,154.54
Amounts Held For Others     3,448.68
TOTAL ASSETS     $1,428,967.12
CLAIMS
Moved by Arbach, seconded by Shellito to approve the following claims and authorize the Auditor to issue warrants for the same.  All voted aye. Motion carried.
PAYROLL BY DEPTS: Comm. $2,345.80; Aud. 3,465.40; Treas. 4,470.42; States Attorney 3,597.10; Jan. 820.00; DOE 3,698.78; ROD 3,643.29; VA 461.54; Sheriff 8,078.56; WIC 356.50; Library 3,684.57; EXT. 1,063.75; Weed 358.28; R&B 22,545.86; EM 553.86.
SDRS $5,890.98; WELLMARK 42,428.19; AFLAC 925.84; GREAT WESTERN BANK 11,895.37.
OVERTIME BY DEPTS: Sheriff: McClain $908.56; R&B: Hericks 17.87; Storkson 8.63; Griese 9.33; Kraft, Mos. Spraying: 358.36.
4 SEASONS/JERRED RENTALS $400.00 EXT. & VA OFFICE RENT, A & B BUSINESS, INC. 235.07 SUPPLIES, AGAR FIRE DEPARTMENT 496.00 FIRE INSURANCE TAX DIST., AKASKA FIRE DEPT. 165.33 FIRE INSURANCE TAX DIST., ARBACH, WILLIAM 17.02 TRAVEL & EXPENSE, B & R TRUCK REPAIR 2,826.53 REPAIRS/MAINT.,
BROWN & SAENGER 26.00 SUPPLIES, BUTLER MACHINERY CO. 163.03 REPAIRS/MAINT., CATERING BY DESIGN BOOK 59.90 SUPPLIES, CENTER POINT LARGE PRINT 155.76 SUPPLIES, CENTRAL DISTRIBUTION 165.21 SUPPLIES, CENTURY LINK 82.00 UTILITIES, CITY OF GETTYSBURG 16.30 UTILITIES,
CITY OF GETTYSBURG 468.15 WATER BILLS, CONNECTING POINT COMPUTER CENT 2,597.50 SUPPLIES, CONNECTING POINT COMPUTER CNTR 10,210.00 SUPPORT CONTRACTS, CROSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE 11.12 SUPPLIES, DAKOTA SUPPLY 189.96 SUPPLIES, DAKOTA FARM & RANCH SUPPLY 4.99 SUPPLIES,
DEAN’S REPAIR 67.95 REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE, DON FROST 960.00 LAWN MAINTENANCE, ERWIN KORMANDY 70.93 REPAIRS/MAINT., ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE 14.00 SUPPLIES, GETTYSBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT 6,503.20 FIRE INSURANCE TAX DIST., HOVEN FIRE DEPARTMENT 3,416.92 FIRE INSURANCE TAX DIST.,
GALE CENGAGE LEARNING 149.92 SUPPLIES, GETTYSBURG MEDICAL CENTER 90.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, GETTYSBURG COLLISION CENTER 200.00 REPAIRS/MAINT., GREAT WESTERN TIRE, INC. 1,257.52 SUPPLIES, HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT, INC 121.20 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, FALYN HOGG 101.93 TRAVEL & EXPENSE,
HOVEN MEDIA, INC. 34.00 1 YR. SUBSCRIPTION, HOVEN MEDIA, INC. 154.83 PUBLICATIONS, HOVEN TRUSTWORTHY HARDWAR 21.95 REPAIRS/MAINT., INGRAM LIBRARY SERVICES 157.51 SUPPLIES, JOE ARBACH 490.00 RENT & UTILITIES, LAW ENFORCEMENT SYSTEMS 60.00 SUPPLIES, LOMHEIM REPAIR 90.43 REPAIRS/MAINT.,
MARONEY DEAN 48.10 TRAVEL & EXPENSE, MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES 167.27 UTILITIES, MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS, INC. 150.00 EQUIPMENT RENTAL, MIDAMERICA BOOKS 118.47 SUPPLIES, MIDWAY PARTS 12.99 REPAIRS/MAINT., MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES 215.38 UTILITIES,
NEW CREATIONS 74.99 SUPPLIES, NEW CREATIONS 124.91 SUPPLIES, NEW CREATIONS 63.08 SUPPLIES, NOBLE INK & TONER 82.99 SUPPLIES, NORTH CENTRAL FARMERS ELEVATOR 26,333.43 TRAVEL & CONF., NORTHERN TRUCK EQUIP. CORP 713.27 REPAIRS/MAINT., OAHE PEST ELIMINATION 55.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES,
POTTER COUNTY NEWS 132.73 PUBLICATIONS, PIERRE FLOWER SHOP 50.35 SUPPLIES, POTTER COUNTY LIBRARY 1,055.75 SUPPLIES, POTTER COUNTY TREASURER 230.70 POSTAGE & FREIGHT EXPENSE, PROFORMA 371.04 SUPPLIES, SAFE HARBOR 600.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, SAUTNER, CHERYL 8.50 SUPPLIES,
SCHLACHTER LUMBER 40.50 SUPPLIES, SCHLACHTER LUMBER 42.00 REPAIRS/MAINT., SD COUNTIES 1,155.00 REGISTRATION, SDACC 1,874.22 CLERP, SERVALL 50.31 SUPPLIES, SERVALL UNIFORM & LINEN SUPPLY 176.07 SUPPLIES, SHEEHAN MACK SALES 224.45 REPAIRS/MAINT., SHELLITO, RAY 67.34 TRAVEL & EXPENSE,
SMITH, CRAIG 630.65 RENT, SUPPLIES, PHONE, FAX, SOVELL, EMILY 1,214.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, SOVELL, EMILY 2,023.85 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, BUREAU OF INFORMATION & TELECOM 2,250.00 TELETYPE, STATE TREASURER 789.20 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, STATE TREASURER 713.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES,
STORKSON, ELAINE 71.90 TRAVEL & EXPENSE, TEAM LABORATORY CHEMICAL CORP 2,410.00 REPAIRS/MAINT., THE BURG 81.85 SUPPLIES, TOLSTOY FIRE DEPARTMENT 440.89 FIRE INSURANCE TAX DIST., TRUE VALUE HARDWARE 190.39 SUPPLIES, TRUE VALUE HARDWARE 7.99 REPAIRS/MAINT., The BURG 1,204.78 TRAVEL & CONF.,
VAN DIEST SUPPLY COMPANY 9,807.90 SUPPLIES, VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS 772.44 PHONE BILLS, VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS 44.50 UTILITIES, VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS IN 149.23 UTILITIES, VERIZON WIRELESS 94.72 PHONE BILL, VERIZON WIRELESS 871.86 UTILITIES,
VOYAGER FLEET SYSTEMS, INC. 451.71 SUPPLIES, WALWORTH CO. SHERIFF’S DEPT. 1,250.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, WEIGER, MONA 15.60 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, WEST PAYMENT CENTER 355.00 SUPPLIES, WEST RIVER INVASIVE WEED CONT. 10,759.00 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC 200.00 TOWER RENTAL, WORTH, DELVIN 44.40 TRAVEL & EXPENSE.
CHIP SEAL PROJECT
Moved by Maroney, seconded by Shellito to chip seal 7/10 of a mile of FAS 155 N from Hwy 212 north to 153ST N.  Roll call vote: Aye: Shellito and Maroney. Nay: Arbach, Worth and Williams. Motion died.
2013 PROVISIONAL BUDGET
The remainder of the day was taken to review the 2013 Provisional Budget.
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
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