November 5, 2013
The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:00 a.m. in the commissioner’s room at the county courthouse with Commissioners Alvin Fjeldheim, Richard Quaschnick, and Aldine Mittleider present. Absent Morrell Fuehrer and Scott Rau. States Attorney Mark Kroontje and Orland Geigle, Prairie Pioneer were also present.
Vice-chairperson Fjeldheim called the meeting to order.
Commissioner Quaschnick moved, Mittleider seconded, to approve minutes of the October 8, 2013 meeting as published. Aye 3 Nay 0 Absent 2 Motion carried. WEED SUPERVISOR RESIGNATION
Commissioner Mittleider moved to accept Harold Kosel’s resignation as Weed & Pest Supervisor effective October 31, 2014. Commissioner Quaschnick seconded. Aye 3 Nay 0 Absent 2 Motion carried. DATES TO REMEMBER
The courthouse will be closed November 11 for Veterans Day and November 28 & 29, for the Thanksgiving Holiday. UNRESERVED UNDESIGNATED FUND BALANCE
As per SDCL 7-21-18.1 the unreserved, undesignated fund balance of the general fund of the county as of March thirty-first and September thirtieth shall be published in the minutes of the proceedings of the board of county commissioners and reported to the Department of Legislative Audit. The unreserved, undesignated fund balance of the general fund for Campbell County was $573,451.29 as of September 30, 2013.
Commissioner Rau arrived at 9:07 a.m. OTHER
Campbell County Bank dinner will be December 3, 2013 at Bernie’s.
The Department of Legislative Audit will be conducting the 2011 & 2012 audit for the county. Audit is scheduled to start around November 12.
Auditor’s office personnel will be attending an election workshop November 13-15. AUDITOR
Auditor, Lisa Schaefbauer informed the board an office computer has gone down due to age and software update compatability.
Commissioner Rau moved to purchase an HP Elite 8300 computer for the Auditor office with software and setup costs in the amount of $1,900. Commissioner Mittleider seconded. Aye 4 Nay 0 Absent 1 Motion carried. VACATE PLAT
As per published a hearing was held on the petition filed to vacate a plat. Mike Hirsch was present for the hearing.
Commissioner Quaschnick moved to approve vacating the following plat. Commissioner Mittleider seconded. Aye 4 Nay 0 Absent 1 Motion carried.
Plat of Tract 1A and Tract 1B, Cooper Addition to Campbell County, Tract 1A located in the NW1/4, Tract 1B located in the N1/2 SW1/4, Section 3 T126N, R74W 5th P.M. Campbell County, South Dakota
Hirsch also had discussion with the board on fencing regulations. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Lawrence Goehring met with the board and reported he is compiling an updated list of radios.
Homeland security funds of $15,000 are approved for the siren in Herreid. The county will pay for the siren with homeland security grant funds and any amount over the city will pay to the county to cover the total. TV TRANSLATOR DISTRICT
Lawrence Goehring reported that the Roscoe tower will be retained by the district. Rent received from use of the tower covers the cost to maintain it. FURNACES
Via phone, Russ Ebel, A-1 Heating and Air, addressed the furnace system issues in the courthouse. Lennox Pulse furnaces are currently in the courthouse and the age, efficiency, repair, parts and service has become an issue.
Commissioner Rau moved to accept a quote of $15,000 for 4 Heil furnaces and installation from A-1 Heating & Air. Commissioner Quaschnick seconded. Aye 4 Nay 0 Absent 1 Motion carried. REGISTER OF DEEDS
Mandy Horner, Register of Deeds presented a plat to the commission for approval. Discussion followed.
Commissioner Mittleider moved to approve the following plat. Commissioner Quaschnick seconded. Aye 4 Nay 0 Absent 1 Motion carried.
Be it hereby resolved by the Campbell County Commission that the Gunderson Plat to Campbell County, South Dakota, as located in sections 5, 6, 8 Township 128 North, Range 79 West of the 5th P.M., County of Campbell, State of South Dakota having been examined is hereby approved in accordance with the provisions of South Dakota compiled law chapter 11-3 and any amendments thereof.
Commissioner Quaschnick moved to approve the Register of Deeds to purchase a laptop computer with Modernization and Preservation Funds. Commissioner Rau seconded. Aye 3 Nay 0 Absent 2(Fuehrer, Mittleider) Motion carried. CLAIM TABLED
Commissioner Rau moved to table a claim in the amount of $92.80 from Cheryl Miiller. Commissioner Quaschnick seconded. Aye 4 Nay 0 Absent 1 Motion carried. VETERAN SERVICE
Steve Oliva, Veteran Field Officer met with the board on behalf of Larry Zimmerman, Secretary of SD Department of Veterans Affairs, who was unable to attend.
Oliva reported the state requires Veteran Service Officer’s obtain an annual certification. Oliva will work with Campbell County Veteran Service Officer, Lester Goehring, to meet the certification standards. The board commended Goehring on the work he has been doing and thanked Oliva for assisting Goehring with veteran services issues. BANK FRANCHISE TAX
Dean Schwartz, Campbell County Bank CEO, met with the board regarding bank franchise tax. Banks are required to pay 6% on their income in to the state for a bank franchise tax. The state distributes 65% back to the county which in turn gets distributed to the appropriate entities. Credit Unions and Farm Credit Systems are exempt from paying the tax. The South Dakota Bankers Association is proposing that those entities are also treated the same. Schwartz requested the board support a resolution to require all entities be treated equally. No action taken. SHERIFF
Sheriff report for the month of October was distributed to the board.
Commissioner Mittleider moved to enter into an agreement for housing juveniles and adult prisoners in Brown County. Commissioner Rau seconded. Aye 4 Nay 0 Absent 1 Motion carried. HIGHWAY
Gravel crushing is being conducted.
The wing has been installed on the blade.
Best Way Signs has been awarded the signing program.
The highway department has finished mowing and has been hauling gravel. CLAIM DISCUSSION
The board visited with Cheryl Miiller, 4-H Office Assistant, in regards to a mileage claim and the computer purchase.
Commissioner Quaschnick moved to remove from the table mileage claim of Cheryl Miiller in the amount of $92.80. Commissioner Rau seconded. Aye 4 Nay 0 Absent 1. Motion carried.
Commissioner Rau moved to deny claim of $92.80 Commissioner Quaschnick seconded.
Aye 4 Nay 0 Absent 1 Motion carried. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Commissioner Rau moved to go into executive session at 12:05 for legal matter. Commissioner Quaschnick seconded. Aye 4 Nay 0 Absent 1 Motion carried.
Board came out of executive session at 12:13 p.m. No action taken. PAYROLL
October 2013 gross salaries by department for officials and employees.
Commissioners, $ 2,325.00; Auditor, 4,344.79; Treasurer, 4,344.79; States Attorney, 3,207.92; Custodian, 1,347.36; Director of Equalization, 4,344.79; Register of Deeds, 4,344.79; Veterans Service, 450.00; Sheriff, 6,467.84; Emergency Management, 500.00; Ambulance, 360.00; Extension, 450.00; Economic Develop., 1,876.67; Highway, 21,868.13; AFLAC-county match Group Insurance, 697.94; Blue Cross Blue Shield-county match Health Ins, 20,029.89; South Dakota Retirement-co match Retirement, 3,285.18; EFTPScounty match Social Security, 3,886.65 CLAIMS
Commissioner Mittleider moved to approve the following claims. Commissioner Rau seconded. Aye 4 Nay 0 Absent 1 Motion carried.
A&B Business Inc, 1,647.81, Office Supply; Baumann’s Service Station, 144.00, Parts/Repair; Best Western Ramkota, 163.98, Lodging-Highway; Butler Machinery, 19,800.22, Supply/ Filters,Couplings; Cam- Wal Electric Cooperative, 44.75, Lake Campbell Elect.; Campbell Co 4-H Leaders Assoc., 500.00, 4-H Premium; Communications Center Inc., 264.35, Radio Repair; Dales Windshield Repair, 55.00, Windshield Repair 161B; Charles Davidson, 80.00, Regist. & Prisoner Meal; Deadwood Mountain Grand, 162.00, Room-Dware Training; Division of Motor Vehicles, 14.00, Title & Plate Fees; Fastenal, 21.94, Supplies/Bolts & Nuts; Alvin Fjeldheim, 239.02, Mileage; Lawrence Goehring, 21.25, ½ Internet; Lester Goehring, 125.00, Conference Registration; Governors Inn, 155.98, Lodging Fee; Graham Tire, 670.52, Tires 161B; GTC Auto Parts Inc, 46.32, Supplies/ Pigtail Socket; Ralph Hanson, 220.14, Mileage/ Regist./Phone; Heartland Publishing Inc, 619.47, Publishing; Herreid Super Stop, 84.45, Ambulance Fuel; Huber & Son, 281.39, Supplies/ Grease/Filters; John Deere Financial, 73.92, Supply/ Filters #0603; K & A Implement, 872.62, Supply/ Rake Wheels/Nuts; Mark Kroontje, 1,157.08, Monthly Expense; Lacal Equipment Inc, 1,049.18, Supply; Linton Hospital, 200.00, Intercept Services; Jenna Malsom, 141.80, Mileage; Marco Inc, 200.76, Copy Machine Rent; McLeods, 120.60, Supply- Tax Paper; MDU, 569.12, Electricity; Cheryl Miiller, 599.99, 4-H/Extension Laptop; Cheryl Miiller, 221.26, Mileage; Aldine Mittleider, 9.62, Mileage; Newman Signs Inc, 1,076.54, Supplies/ Signs; North Central Farmers Elevator, 15,113.31, Supply-Fuel & Gas; Lacey Perman, 46.08, Law Enforcement Meals; Mound City Post Office, 1,104.00, Postage; Praxair Distribution Inc, 108.82, Ambulance Supply; Richard Quaschnick, 290.45, Mileage; Scott Rau, 29.60, Mileage; Runnings, 85.52, Supply- Tape/ Antifreeze; SD Dept of Transportation, 4,468.07, Contracted Services ; SD Federal Property Agency, 250.00, Supply-Tool & Chair; SD Federal Property Agency, 9,500.00, 2005 Transcraft Trailer; Servall Uniform & Linen, 72.05, Courthouse Supply; Sheehan Mack Sales & Equipment, 165.93, Supply-Winch; T’N’T Gas, 390.75, Repair; Valley Telco, 710.06, Phone & Internet Service; Jennifer Van Beek, 650.00, EMT Class Reimburse; Merlynn Vander Wal, 65.00, First Responder Testing; Verizon Wireless, 242.37, Cell Phone Service; Walworth County Sheriff’s Dept, 2,350.00, Prisoner Care; Web Water, 98.40, Water Used; WW Tire Service Inc, 754.60, Tires
Health insurance renewal
information was distributed
to the board. The new rates
reflect an 8.57% increase in
WITH THE COUNTY
Total amount of deposits
of actual cash........ 674.43
TOTAL COUNTY, CITY,
SCHOOL & STATE
moved to adjourn the meeting
at 12:17 p.m. Commissioner
Rau seconded. Aye 4 Nay
0 Absent 1 Motion carried.
Next regular monthly meeting December 3, 2013 at
Published once at the total
approximate cost of $98.50
Cellco Partnership and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless (Verizon Wireless) proposes to buildreplace an existing guyed tower with a new 309-foot Self-Support Communications Tower. Anticipated lighting application is medium intensity dual red/white strobes. The Site location is 31097 104th St, Herreid, Campbell County, SD 57632, N45-52-57.69/ W99-59-12.22. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Antenna Structure Registration (ASR, Form 854) filing number is A0861337.
ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS– Interested persons may review the application (www.fcc.gov/asr/applications) by entering the filing number. Environmental concerns may be raised by filing a Request for Environmental Review (www.fcc.gov/asr/ environmentalrequest) and online filings are strongly encouraged. The mailing address to file a paper copy is: FCC Requests for Environmental Review, Attn: Ramon Williams, 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC 20554. HISTORIC PROPERTIES EFFECTS - Public comments regarding potential effects on historic properties may be submitted within 30 days from the date of this publication to: Kathy Bellrichard, Tetra Tech, 2001 Killebrew Dr, Ste 141, Bloomington, MN 55425, (612)643-2233, kathy. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published once at the total
approximate cost of $12.50