County Commissioners held regular meeting Oct. 3

POTTER COUNTY BOARD OF
COMMISSIONERS MINUTES
OCTOBER 3, 2017
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, Iverson, Frost and Zweber.
MINUTES
Moved by Iverson, seconded by Zweber to approve the September 5th and 27th, 2017 minutes as read. All voted aye. Motion carried.
LEGISLATIVE AUDIT
Moved by Worth for Chairman Williams and Auditor Shaw to sign the letter of engagement from the Legislative Audit. Seconded by Zweber. All voted aye. Motion carried.
OFFICERS REPORT
The Register of Deeds and the Auditor’s Account with the Treasurer were reviewed. Moved by Worth, seconded by Zweber to approve the reports. All present voted aye. Motion carried.
AUDITORS ACCOUNT WITH THE
TREASURER AS OF 08/31/2017
Cash Items $1,492.66
Great Western Checking 34,118.91
Plains Commerce Checking 6,968.89
Plains Commerce Fund Investments
500,000.00
Plains Commerce Bank 3,210,799.80
Checks on Hand and Credit Cards
11,615.45
TOTAL CASH BALANCE
$3,764,995.71
Total Assets In Custody of County As of 08/31/2017
County Amount 2,759,082.41
Amounts Held For Other Gov
1,003,126.74
Amounts Held For Others 2,786.56
TOTAL ASSETS $3,764,995.71
AUDITORS ACCOUNT WITH THE
TREASURER AS OF 09/30/2017
Cash Items $999.80
Great Western Checking 75,024.09
Plains Commerce Checking
18,856.02
Plains Commerce Fund Investments
500,000.00
Plains Commerce Bank 3,019,778.86
Checks on Hand and Credit Cards 40,392.10
TOTAL CASH BALANCE
$3,655,050.87
Total Assets In Custody of County As of 09/30/2017
County Amount 2,683,125.74
Amounts Held For Other Gov
969,187.57
Amounts Held For Others 2,737.56
TOTAL ASSETS $3,655,050.87
STATES ATTORNEY
States Attorney Craig Smith discussed the retainer agreement with the Legislative Audit.
States Attorney Smith discussed the Conflict of Interest Statement. State and Local Agreement requires a Conflict of Interest Statement for Federal Grants.
Moved by Worth, seconded by Frost to adopt the Conflict of Interest. All voted aye. Motion carried.
Moved by Worth, seconded by Iverson to pass the 1st reading of Ordinance 2017-1.
PLAT OF LOTS 19A, 20A, 21A, 22A, AND 51A.
Moved by Zweber, seconded by Iverson to approve Plat of Lots 19A, 20A, 21A and 51A. All voted aye. Motion carried.
BE IT RESOLVED. By the Board of County Commissioners of Potter County, South Dakota, that the plat entitled: “Lots 19A, 20A, 21A, 22A and 51A, Whitlock Riverview Estates Addition in Section 29, Township 118 North, Range 78 West of the 5th P.M., Potter County, South Dakota”, which has been submitted for examination pursuant to law, and it appearing that all taxes and special assessments have been paid and that such plat and the survey thereof have been made and executed according to law, the plat is hereby approved, and the County Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to endorse on such plat a copy of this Resolution and certify the same.
Dated this 3 day of October, 2017.
Bruce Williams, Chairman,
Board of County Commissioners,
Potter County, South Dakota.
Attest: Shawna Shaw,
County Auditor,
Potter County, South Dakota.
INDIGENT CLAIMS
#2017-8
Poor lien for $2700. States Attorney Smith stated that there is an issue whether they had availability to buy insurance. At one point indigent could have purchased the Affordable Act Insurance but they did not have a job and could not afford the insurance.
2016-1
Poor lien claim to Potter County is $7000. Indigent is resident of Potter County and has not answered requests sent by the State Attorney. States Attorney Smith will have the Sheriff subpoena the indigent.
2017-12
Indigent works in Potter County and has been a resident of Potter County for over a year. Indigent was on his mother’s insurance and was dropped after he turned 25. Indigent did have the ability to purchase insurance.
EXECUTIVE SESSION
Moved by Frost, seconded by Worth for Executive Session for legal matters. All voted aye. Motion carried.
Moved by Frost, seconded by Iverson to adjourn from Executive Session. All voted aye. Motion carried.
EASEMENT
States Attorney Craig Smith discussed the easement between the City of Gettysburg and Potter County. Commissioners agreed for State Attorney Smith to further pursue this agreement.
HIGHWAY SUPERINTENDENT
Supt Smith discussed the labor exchange with Edmunds County. After road construction was done there was 3200 gallons of oil left over. Edmunds County will take approximately $6000 off of the bill.
Discussion of private road work done on FAS 155. Cost will be figured out.
Vic Fischer met with Supt Smith inquiring on Potter County selling scrap metal. The County can get up to $90 per ton.
Supt Smith discussed Federal Regulations on highway road signs that will be changed out next year.
Discussion on royalties on gravel.
Supt Smith discussed the gravel at Pott’s.
Mowing will start October 10th. Highway department will have 4 employee’s mowing and 4 employee’s blading.
FUEL QUOTES
Fuel quotes for 8000 gallons. NPC $2.08, NCFE $2.04, Hoven Coop $2.12. Fuel purchased from NCFE.
Supt Smith discussed with the Commissioners write-ups that have been in the Potter County News. Supt Smith has read on more than one occasion comments in the Potter County News made by the commissioners without him present.
SHERIFF DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Curt Hamburger presented the monthly report. Sheriff Hamburger stated that he will be getting his pickup next week.
Sheriff Hamburger is working with the City of Hoven on a contract. He states that he can’t be doing all calls in Hoven for free.
ENHANCEMENT CLASS
Sheriff Hamburger said 6 people attended the Enhancement Class. This class will be offered again this winter.
FIVE YEAR COUNTY HIGHWAY &
BRIDGE IMPROVEMENT PLAN
Moved by Worth to approve the Five Year County Highway & Bridge Improvement Plan. Seconded by Frost. All voted aye. Motion carried.
NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL
Aimee Hagny presented different Health Insurance quoted for the County.
VICTIMS ASSISTANCE
Alaina Henning visited with the Commissioner on the Victim Assistance Program.
CLAIMS
Moved by Frost, seconded by Iverson to approve the following claims and authorize the Auditor to issue warrants for the same. All voted aye. Motion carried.
September Payroll: Comm $4,316.48, St Attn 6,156.37, ROD 6,564.09, Lib 5,669.98, R&B 39,902.57, Aud 4,672.65, VA 621.05, Ext 1,591.10, FEMA 817.15, Treas 7,455.81, DOE 4,363.13, Sheriff 13,807.65, Jan 1,054.97, Weed 192.90,
Aflac $1,081.78, BCBS 16,495.78, SDRS 9,514.54, DEARBORN 199.54, Invesco 25.00, SDRS 1820.00, Ameritas 259.92, GW Bank 17,825.95.
Overtime: Kraft $13.99, McClain 261.23, Hagny 396.24, Gordon 468.00, McRoberts 27.14, Lembke 22.50.
A & B BUSINESS, INC. $304.88, SYNCB/AMAZON 672.17, AMY WAGER 109.20, AVERA OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE 116.00 SERVICES & FEES, AXON ENTERPRISE, INC 130.16, BROSZ ENGINEERING, INC 6,389.83 SUPPLIES, BUREAU OF INFORMATION & TELE. 60.00, BUTLER MACHINERY CO. 6,405.38 REPAIRS/MAINT.,
CELEBRITY HOTEL 228.00, CENGAGE LEARNING 159.67, CENTER POINT LARGE PRINT 129.42, CENTRAL DISTRIBUTION 49.95, CENTURY LINK 73.37, CITY OF GETTYSBURG 15.75 UTILITIES, CITY OF GETTYSBURG 703.95, CITY OF HOVEN 67.76 UTILITIES, CITY OF MOBRIDGE 2,800.43, CONNECTING POINT COMPUTER CNTR 72.50,
DAKOTA SUNSET MUSEUM 3,117.08, DANI’S THISTLE SPRAYING 17,193.50, DEAN’S REPAIR 165.48, FLINT HILLS RESOURCES LP 118,448.96 SUPPLIES, WILLIAM FROST 246.72, GETTYSBURG COLLISION CENTER 210.00 REPAIRS/MAINT., GREAT WESTERN TIRE, INC. 248.41 SUPPLIES,
HEARTLAND WASTE MANAGEMENT, IN 50.00 UTILITIES, DON HERICKS 2.24, HOVEN COOP SERVICE 542.70 UTILITIES, HOVEN MEDIA, INC. 461.86, HOWARD JOHNSON 99.02, HUGHES COUNTY FINANCE OFFICE 1,540.00, KENNETH IVERSON 30.00, JEANIE LAGAN 193.20, JENSEN ROCK & SAND INC. 5,110.20,
JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL 245.52 REPAIRS/MAINT., KAPCO 54.00, LANGER’S FAMILY FOODS 264.72, LANGUAGE LINE SERVICES 140.68, LIBRARY STORE 571.47, MCLEOD’S OFFICE SUPPLIES 1,143.21, MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES 4.74, MID-AMERICAN RESEARCH CHEMICAL 970.20, MIDWAY PARTS 4.76 REPAIRS/MAINT.,
MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES 72.10 UTILITIES, NEVE’S UNIFORMS & EQUIPMENT 50.95, NEW CREATIONS 608.32 SUPPLIES, NEW CREATIONS 22.36, NORTH CENTRAL FARMERS ELEVATOR 18,512.52 TRAVEL & CONF., POTTER COUNTY NEWS 155.70 PUBLISHING, POTTER COUNTY TREASURER 278.24,
POTTER COUNTY NEWS 765.72, RDO 14,600.00 SUPPLIES/REPAIRS, READER’S DIGEST 16.98, POTTER CO. REGISTER OF DEEDS 30.00, CHERYL SAUTNER 143.44, SD COUNTIES 225.00, SO. DAK. GAME FISH AND PARKS 1,068.56, SDHSC 749.74, SERVALL 153.84, SERVALL UNIFORM & LINEN SUPPLY 175.60 SUPPLIES, SHAWNA SHAW 257.46,
SHEEHAN MACK SALES 2,879.40 REPAIRS/MAINT., CRAIG SMITH 502.22, STEVE L. SMITH 73.26 TRAVEL & CONF., THOMSON REUTERS – WEST 170.00, TRUE VALUE HARDWARE 119.96, TRUE VALUE HARDWARE 65.65 SUPPLIES, The BURG 531.16 TRAVEL & CONF., VAN DIEST SUPPLY COMPANY 2,770.00,
VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS IN 158.03 UTILITIES, VENTURE COMMUNICATIONS 853.80, VERIZON WIRELESS 126.41, VERIZON WIRELESS 54.12 UTILITIES, US BANK VOYAGER FLEET SYS INC 320.01, WALWORTH CO. SHERIFF’S DEPT. 1,235.00, BRUCE WILLIAMS 223.20, MICHELLE WOODRING 166.29, ZUBER REFRIGERATION 3,400.00, JESSE ZWEBER 18.48.
HANDICAP RAMP
Discussion of different kinds of handicap ramps.
STATE AND LOCAL ASSISTANCE
Chairman Williams signed the quarterly report for State and Local Assistance.
ADJOURN
Moved by Frost, seconded by Williams to adjourn. All voted aye. Motion carried.
BRUCE WILLIAMS, CHAIRMAN
POTTER COUNTY
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
ATTEST:
SHAWNA SHAW
AUDITOR
Published once at the total approximate cost of $124.19
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