Board of County Commissioners adopt 2020 annual budget

POTTER COUNTY BOARD 

OF COMMISSIONERS

SPECIAL MEETING 

SEPTEMBER 24TH, 2019

GETTYSBURG, SD

A special meeting was called to order by Chairman Frost at 8:00 A.M. in the Commissioners Room at the Courthouse.  Commissioners present:  Zweber, Iverson, Everson and Hagny.  

PROVISIONAL BUDGET

Discussion on health insurance.  Discussion of budget for road and bridge projects.

REGISTER OF DEEDS – 

ELAINE STORKSON

ROD Storkson met with the commissioners to discuss easements, deeds and plats that will be coming in for the road new construction.  

Moved by Everson, seconded by Hagny for ROD Storkson to have deputy Wager work additional hours as needed.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.  

TREASURER

Moved by Zweber, seconded by Iverson to approve purchase of computer for Treasurer’s office.  Cost $1528.20.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

HAGNY CABIN OUTLOT 1A

Moved by Iverson, seconded by Everson to approve the Hagny Cabin Plat.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

“Be it resolved by the County Commission of Potter County, South Dakota, that the plat showing “Hagny Cabin Outlot 1A in the E1/2 of the NW1/4 of the NE1/4 of the SE1/4 of Section 25, Township 118 North, Range 79 West of the 5th P.M., Potter County, South Dakota” having been examined is hereby approved in accordance with the provisions of SDCL of 1967 in Chapter 11-3, and any amendments thereof.”

I hereby certify that the following is a correct copy of the resolution duly passed by the County Commission of Potter County, South Dakota, at a meeting held on the 24th day of September, 2019.

Shawna Shaw, County Auditor

Potter County, South Dakota

BROWNLEE CONSTRUCTION

Roy Brownlee met with the commissioners and discussed royalties and costs.

FAIRBOARD 

Thad Beringer met with the commissioners to discuss repairs to the exhibit building at the fairgrounds.  Moved by Everson, seconded by Zweber to approve the cost of $3,193.90 for repairs.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.   

Other fairground repairs were discussed.    

WALWORTH COUNTY JAIL

Kevin Holgard and Justin Jungwirth met with the commissioner to discuss jail building for Walworth 

HIGHWAY – SUPT JD LONG

Supt Long presented gravel information out of Kaup Pit.  

Supt Long presented Sully Counties Salaries from 2017.  Discussion of clothing allowance. 

Discussion on highway budget for gravel.  

Discussion of health insurance.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Moved by Zweber to enter into executive session for personnel.  Seconded by Iverson.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Zweber, seconded by Iverson to move out of executive session for personnel.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

ANNUAL BUDGET ADOPTION

Commissioner Zweber presented the following resolution and moved for its adoption. Commissioner Hagny seconded the following resolution. All voted aye.  Motion carried. Resolution declared adopted.

Tax Levy in Dollars  $’s/1,000 

COUNTY TAX LEVIES  

WITHIN LIMITED LEVY:  

* General County Purposes  

(10-12-9) 1,784,473.00 1.948 

LIMITED LEVY (10-12-21) –

SUB TOTAL      

OUTSIDE LIMITED LEVY:

1,784,473.00 1.95 

UNLIMITED LEVY – SUB TOTAL

– –  

LIMITED AND UNLIMITED

LEVY – SUB-TOTAL

1,784,473.00 1.95 

OTHER SPECIAL LEVIES  

Secondary Road (Unorg. PT-76)

(31-12-27) 278,995.00 0.340 

Fire Protection (34-31-3)

64,270.00 0.073 

TOTAL TAXES LEVIED BY 

COUNTY 2,127,738.00 2.36 

*These Amounts include the 25% to be distributed to cities.

As of September 24, 2019, these levies are not approved by the Department of Revenue

RESOLUTION

ADOPTION OF ANNUAL BUDGET FOR Potter County, South Dakota

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 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, 2020 and ending December 31, 2020 and the same is hereby approved and adopted by the Board of County Commissioners of Potter County, South Dakota, this 24th day of September 2019. 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 the Potter County for the year January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

BOARD OF COUNTY 

COMMISSIONER OF

Potter County, South Dakota

s/s William J. Frost, Chairman

s/s Jesse Zweber, Commissioner

s/s Kenneth Iverson, Commissioner

s/s Pat Everson, Commissioner

s/s Sandra Hagny, Commissioner

ATTEST: Shawna Shaw, 

County Auditor

FIVE YEAR BRIDGE PLAN

Meeting for the Five-Year Bridge Plan on October 8th, 2019 7:30 a.m.

DOE PRINTER

Tabled for the October meeting.

ADJOURN

Moved by Zweber, seconded by Hagny 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 $72.43

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