Board of Commissioners held regular meeting Jan. 2

POTTER COUNTY BOARD OF

COMMISSIONERS MINUTES

JANUARY 2, 2018

GETTYSBURG, SD

Auditor Shaw called the regular meeting to order at 1:00 p.m. in the Commissioners Room at the Courthouse. Commissioners present: Frost, Iverson, Zweber, & William’s.  Absent: Worth.

Auditor Shaw asked for nominations for Chairman of the Board for the ensuing year.  Moved by Iverson to nominate William Frost for County Chairman, seconded by Williams.  Aye votes: Iverson, Williams & Zweber.  Nay votes Frost. Frost voted in as County Chairman. Motion carried.

Moved by Iverson, seconded by Williams to nominated Jesse Zweber for Second Chairman.  Aye votes: Williams, Iverson, & Frost.  Nay Zweber.  Jesse Zweber voted as second chairman.   Motion carried.

REGISTER OF DEEDS DEPUTY

Moved for Zweber, seconded by Iverson to hire Amy Wager as ROD Deputy.  .  All voted aye.  Motion carried.  Starting wage $14.50.

STATES ATTORNEY

Discussed ordinance for providing temporary campground permits and special events permits.  By statues commissioners are allowed to regulate temporary campgrounds as defined by SDCL 7-18-21.

CLAIMS

MOVED BY WILLIAMS 2ND BY IVERSON.  ALL VOTED AYE.  MOTION CARRIED.

A & B BUSINESS, INC. $57.35, BLUE360 MEDIA 74.25, BROSZ ENGINEERING, INC. 3485.00, CITY OF HOVEN 67.76, HOVEN MEDIA, INC. 252.98, KENNETH IVERSON 52.50, MARK KATTERHAGEN 22.50, KCH LAW 202.85, LUCY LEWNO 217.96, DARCY LOCKWOOD 22.50, LOGAN ELECTRIC INC 230.79, SARAH PETERSEN 100.00, SDML WORKERS COMPENSATION FUND 28,377.00, TRUE VALUE HARDWARE 112.19, TYLER TECHNOLOGIES, INC 2,100.00, YANKTON COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE 50.00, JESSE ZWEBER 18.48.

PURCHASE COMMITTEE

Moved by Zweber, seconded by Williams to appoint the Auditor, Treasurer and Chairman Frost as purchasing committee, pursuant to SDCL 7-28-1 (supplies for County Offices exceeding $1,000.00).  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

CHATTEL MORTGAGES AND

FORECLOSURE SALES

Moved by Iverson, seconded by William’s to designate the following places within Potter County to hold Chattel Mortgages and Foreclosure Sales: Gettysburg – Courthouse – First Floor; Hoven – City Quonset; Tolstoy – Tolstoy Fire Hall; Lebanon – County Shop.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

OFFICIAL NEWSPAPERS

Moved by William’s, seconded by Zweber to designate the Potter County News and Hoven Review as the official newspapers for 2018.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

OFFICIAL DEPOSITORIES

Moved by William’s, seconded by Iverson to designate the Bank of The West, Plains Commerce Bank and Great Western Bank as the official depositories for 2018.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

APPOINTMENTS

Moved by Williams, seconded by Iverson to make the following appointments. All voted aye. Motion carried.

RC & D – Williams

Greater Missouri Development – Worth

Civil Defense Director – Cheryl Sautner & Alan McClain Assistant

Five County RV District Board – Royce Hackl

Weed & Pest Board – Frost

Fair Board – Zweber

NECOG – Worth, Williams and Royce Hackl

Library Board – Frost

4-H Advisory Board – Zweber

Housing and Redevelopment Commission – Iverson

Dakota Sunset Museum Board – Iverson

RESOLUTION 18-01

Commissioner Zweber presented the following resolution and moved for its adoption.

WHEREAS the State of South Dakota requires the payment of certain funds to the State before the 15th of each month and

WHEREAS some vendors require payment on services by the 20th of the month to avoid penalties,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED the County Auditor is hereby given the authority to pay such claims without the Commission approval providing the claims are presented at the next regular meeting of the Board of County Commissioners.  Commissioner Williams seconded the foregoing resolution. All voted aye. Resolution declared adopted.

RESOLUTION 18-02

Commissioner Williams presented the following resolution and moved for its adoption.

WHEREAS, County Commissioners, Highway Superintendents, Auditors, Treasurers, Register of Deeds, States Attorney and Assessors are hereby authorized to attend educational conferences, meeting and conventions held and conducted within or without the State of South Dakota pertaining to the betterment and advancement of County government per statute SDCL 7-7-25, and

WHEREAS, it is necessary that a Resolution be passed authorizing attending such meetings and payment of expenditures to said meeting and workshops,

WHEREAS, THE Potter County Board of Commissioners set the mileage and conference expense for the county offices

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED Potter County will pay up to $32.00 for meals.  Meals are reimbursed at actual cost not to exceed $6.00 for breakfast, $11.00 for lunch, and $15.00 for dinner.  Mileage will be set at .42 cents per mile.  Motel rooms will be paid at actual cost.  Commissioner Iverson seconded the foregoing resolution.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

RESOLUTION 18-03

Commissioner Zweber presented the following resolution and moved for its adoption.

BE IT RESOLVED by the Potter County Board of Commissioners, that area funeral directors be paid a flat rate of $1,250.00, this to include opening and closing of grave and funeral services to be conducted in customary form for burial of indigent county residents.  Commissioner Williams seconded the foregoing resolution.  All voted aye.  Resolution declared adopted

2018 WAGE RESOLUTION

Commissioner William’s presented the following resolution and moved for its adoption.

BE IT RESOLVED that the Potter County Board of Commissioners adopt the following wage and salary scale for Potter County Employees to be effective January 2, 2018.  This resolution, when adopted, will nullify all previous wage scales.

COMMISSIONERS: Bruce Williams $10,000; William Frost $10,000; Ken Iverson $10,000; Delvin Worth $10,000, Jesse Zweber 10,000.

OTHER SALARIED PERSONNEL: Shawna Shaw $39,150.60; Jeanie Lagan $42,952.60; Craig Smith $45,267.60; Michelle Schmidt $15,527.20; Angelia Hiles $34,881.60; Elaine Storkson $44,938.00; VA Officer $7,500; Curt Hamburger $46,621.60; Steve Smith $46,691.60; Barb Vander Vorst $39,065.60; Cheryl Sautner EM DIR. $7,200.

HOURLY WAGE PERSONNEL: Angela Gerber $14.52, Harley Flad $14.50; Alan McClain $19.87; Cheryl Sautner $17.73; Eugene Hagny $17.03 Mark Kraft $19.17; Dick Hericks $18.61; Harry McRoberts $18.61; Devin Gerber $15.25; Tim Gordon $16.12; Jim Lembke $15.52; Lori Kaiser $15.00; Connie Pearman $14.50; Holly Wright $15.60; Colette Thompson $14.50; Amy Wager $14.50; part time secretarial $14.00; part time highway $14.75.

BOARDS: Weed & Pest $25.00/mtg, Library BD $10.00 mtg.

Commissioner Zweber seconded the foregoing resolution.  All voted aye.  Resolution declared adopted.

LIBRARY BOARD

Potter County Library Board re-appointed Barb Worth to the Library Board for a period of three years.

EMC Insurance

Auditor Shaw discussed the liability bill from EMC.  Chris Rude and David Willis will come to the February meeting.

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

Supt. Steve Smith presented the yearly report for vehicles and roads.

Discussion of blading the shoulders on the West Whitlock road.

Discussion of gravel hauling bid for County Road 816.

Discussion of the bridge by the Lagoon to be repaired as the edges are caving off.  This will be looked at this spring.

Discussion of Garfield road being chip and sealed.

Brownlee will be at Kaup’s this year crushing gravel.

Moved by Williams 2nd by Iverson to accept Brownlee’s at $3.70/ton for gravel, royalties.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

EXTENSION

Chairman Frost discussed job description for Extension.  Discussion will be at the February meeting.

SHERIFF

Sheriff Hamburger presented the monthly report.

Curt discussed having another deputy.  The city of Gettysburg has hired a Chief of Police and will be hiring a deputy.   Hoven still does not have any police officers.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Cheryl Sautner presented her time sheet for Chairman Frost to sign.

Cheryl presented the Ordinance for Temporary Campgrounds and Special Events Gathering. There is a meeting at 1:00 p.m. for Emergency Management January 4th at the Firehall and Cheryl will get more information for the county and will be discussed at the February meeting.

Next meeting February 6th at 1:00 p.m.

ADJOURN

Moved by Williams, seconded by Iverson to adjourn.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

WILLIAM FROST, CHAIRMAN

POTTER COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

ATTEST:

SHAWNA SHAW

AUDITOR

Published once at the total approximate cost of $101.19

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