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Hamlin County Board of Commissioners met on April 19

                  APRIL 19,2016

UNAPPROVED MINUTES: the Hamlin County Board of Commissioners met on April 19 with the following members present: Roe, Rudebusch, Saathoff, Baldwin and Noem. No one absent.

AGENDA: Motion by Saathoff seconded by Baldwin to approve the agenda as posted. All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

MINUTES: Motion by Noem seconded by Rudebusch to approve the minutes of April 5 All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

The Board took their oath as an Equalization Board.

#1 Cory & Ashley Sundberg Lots 10 and 11 Block 7 Bryant City .They did not appear. House had 1103 on house and 2900 on lot Assessor requested to put value at 5000 house and lot 2900 as she had omitted such. Motion by Rudebusch seconded by Saathoff to put the value at 5000 house and 2900 lot as recommended by Assessor. All members voting aye. Motion Carried.

#2 Sherwin & Rochelle De Kam appeared before the Board concerning Lot 10 Block 11 in Castlewood City. They stated this is the Body Shop and only one sale on commercial last year. Assessor had 54,538 on building and 4235 on lot Motion by Rudebuch seconded by Saathoff  to put the value of 50,000 on building and 4235 on lot. All members voting aye. Motion Carried.

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Lake Outlet Is Again Open April 4th 2016

The natural dam at the outlet to Lake Poinsett was overtopped on April 2nd 2016. The channel is completly open and flowing well on April 4th.

Lake Poinsett Sanitary District Seeks Business Manager & Clerk

Lake Poinsett Sanitary District is seeking a qualified business manager to engage with the public, to oversee existing and future expansion projects, to organize board meetings and public hearings, and to keep accurate account records.

Applicant must be able to produce content writing for direct mailing purposes as well as publication on websites and in various newspapers. Writing sample required on application.

The position requires absolute transparency of financial data to be reported accurately and in a timely manner to both the board of trustees and the general public. The position is an at will position.

The position requires knowledge of quickbooks, basic computer skills, google docs, google sites, web based computing, etc. While some training is available, applicant must know how to use a computer.

While a four year degree in business, marketing, accounting or a related field is desired, a demonstrated amount of comparative and progressive work experience will be considered.   

Area resident desirable but all candidates will be considered.

Interested candidates may send letter of interest, resume, and online portfolio  to

lakepoinsettsanitarydistrict@gmail.com

or

Lake Poinsett Sanitary District

19553 US HWY 81 STE 3 Lake Poinsett

Arlington SD 57212

Benefits include South Dakota Retirement, a Health Care Stipend, and salaried, professional work hours for the right candidate.

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Harlan Olson

It is with the deepest regret that we inform the membership that Harlan Olson has passed away.

He will be greatly missed by our lake community. We wish his family and friends our condolences.

Harlan's funeral will be at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Lake Norden at 2 pm on Monday, March 14th.

There will be viewing at the Church from 5 to 7 pm on Sunday the 13th.

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2016 Sailing Regatta Scheduled

Lake Poinsett Regatta

Sponsored by Lake Poinsett Sailing Academy

Open to all sailboat classes.

June 11, 2016

Skippers Meeting 10:00

Starting Time 11:00

Location:  Pier 81, Lake Poinsett, SD

With favorable wind and the right circumstances, we may have a second race.

Rules.  A decision will be made at the skippers meeting concerning sailing for the day. Weather ie … wind is greater than 25mph and less than 5 mph or rain, the regatta will be postponed until Sunday, June 12, 10:00am. The Commodore’s edicts are correct.

Cost: Boat $25.00

One buffet style:  $10.00

One super soft long sleeve T-shirt: $20.00

Total package: $50.00  (Be sure to purchase additional meals and shirts) Money will be collected day of the Regatta

Before the awards ceremony, many captains will be available to give rides. Ask at the registration table.

Clark Perkins 605-691-9130 or Rick Holm 605-690-4111To reserve a spot on the lake & or preorder your shirts and meals.

RSVP to clarkdeb@brookings.net We will need: names,boat type,Shirt sizes,how many shirts,meal numbers

Lake Water Level – A History

As you make your plans for your lake shore and your recreation on our waters, the lake has an ever changing personality. Pot hole glacial lakes are prone to vast variations in water level.

DENR has maintained records of these levels since 1982. This is the graph of their observations.

Please keep these variations in mind when planning your land projects. Your shoreline looks vastly different with 10+ feet change in water level.

As soon as the ice is off the lake we will continue or weekly reports on the lake levels – right here at lakepoinsett.org

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Apr

Hamlin County Board of Commissioners met on April 19

                  APRIL 19,2016

UNAPPROVED MINUTES: the Hamlin County Board of Commissioners met on April 19 with the following members present: Roe, Rudebusch, Saathoff, Baldwin and Noem. No one absent.

AGENDA: Motion by Saathoff seconded by Baldwin to approve the agenda as posted. All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

MINUTES: Motion by Noem seconded by Rudebusch to approve the minutes of April 5 All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

The Board took their oath as an Equalization Board.

#1 Cory & Ashley Sundberg Lots 10 and 11 Block 7 Bryant City .They did not appear. House had 1103 on house and 2900 on lot Assessor requested to put value at 5000 house and lot 2900 as she had omitted such. Motion by Rudebusch seconded by Saathoff to put the value at 5000 house and 2900 lot as recommended by Assessor. All members voting aye. Motion Carried.

#2 Sherwin & Rochelle De Kam appeared before the Board concerning Lot 10 Block 11 in Castlewood City. They stated this is the Body Shop and only one sale on commercial last year. Assessor had 54,538 on building and 4235 on lot Motion by Rudebuch seconded by Saathoff  to put the value of 50,000 on building and 4235 on lot. All members voting aye. Motion Carried.

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7
Apr

Hamlin County Board of Commissioners met on April 5 2016

                                                      April 5,2016

UNAPPROVED MINUTES: The Hamlin County Board of Commissioners met on April 5 with the following members present: Roe, Rudebusch, Saathoff, Baldwin and Noem. No one absent.

The Chairman led the Board in the Pledge of Allegiance.

AGENDA: Motion by Noem seconded by Saathoff to approve the agenda as posted. All members voting aye. Motion Carried.

MINUTES: Motion by Noem seconded by Saathoff to approve the minutes of March 22 All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

HIGHWAY DEPT: Bryan Pedersen Highway Supt met with the board. For the culvert replacement on 446th Ave. , the culvert has been purchased by the county but will bid the removal and placing of such. Clark Engineering has completed the plans for the replacement of the bridge south of TeKrony’s which will be sent to the State in May and replaced in 2017 The State will then start the bid letting process.No change on the load limit on such bridge. The Board discussed trying to move such up on the list in Pierre or redoing it a different way but if the County did it without the State ,the county would pay the entire amount instead of the State paying 80% of such. The companies have started working on the roof and insulation of the highway shed. The old insulation is wet and will have to be hauled to a land fill. Bryan stated that the old wooden bridge 3 miles north of Hayti would have to be replaced , culverts for such would be about 25,000.00 and in Cleveland on the county road a bridge needs to be replaced with culverts with a cost of about 25,000.00  The Board stated to order the pipes and get quotes for removal and replacing such. Bryan stated letters are going out to people who are farming in the right of ways. The department is starting the blade patching on some of the road break-ups. The Board stated to check on the road north of Castlewood because of a big dip developing in such.

DIRECTOR OF EQUALIZATION: Renee Buck Director of Equalization requested permission for her and Deputy Chris Schafer to attend a conference May 24-May 26 in Spearfish and for her to attend a district meeting in Webster April 7 and for her to attend the National Conference in June in Des Moines, the national one would be at no cost to the county. The Board approved these. County equalization will be on April 19. The Board asked questions on different valuations.

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4
Apr

Lake Outlet Is Again Open April 4th 2016

The natural dam at the outlet to Lake Poinsett was overtopped on April 2nd 2016. The channel is completly open and flowing well on April 4th.

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Apr

Water Level


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Apr

Hamlin County Board of Commissioners met on March 22

                                                             March 22,2016

UNAPPROVED MINUTES: the Hamlin County Board of Commissioners met on March 22 with the following members present: Roe,Rudebusch, Saathoff, Baldwin and Noem. No one absent.

The Chairman led the Board in the Pledge of Allegiance.

AGENDA: Motion by Saathoff seconded by Rudebusch to approve the agenda as posted. All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

MINUTES: Motion by Rudebusch seconded by Noem to approve the minutes of March 8 All members voting aye. Motion Carried.

WEED DEPT: Robert Feldhus Weed Supervisor, met with the Board. He requested permission to attend a one day meeting in Yankton on March 24 no registration cost , his cost will be put against the grant he received for studies for the Estelline School. He stated he had received a grant for the studies at Estelline School in the amount of 4600.00 and the grant from the State for his department for 5700.00 He requested permission for him and Deputy Assessor Chris Schaefer to attend a computer Class in Pierre on May 3 Registration cost 52.00 each . The Board approved both travel requests. He stated the one truck is at Eric’s Repair and there is water in the oil so he will start tearing the motor apart.

STATES ATTORNEY: John Delzer States Attorney met with the Board at their request. He had checked with the DOT in Aberdeen and showed them maps of traffic counts on certain roads.

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21
Mar

Lake Poinsett Sanitary District Seeks Business Manager & Clerk

Lake Poinsett Sanitary District is seeking a qualified business manager to engage with the public, to oversee existing and future expansion projects, to organize board meetings and public hearings, and to keep accurate account records.

Applicant must be able to produce content writing for direct mailing purposes as well as publication on websites and in various newspapers. Writing sample required on application.

The position requires absolute transparency of financial data to be reported accurately and in a timely manner to both the board of trustees and the general public. The position is an at will position.

The position requires knowledge of quickbooks, basic computer skills, google docs, google sites, web based computing, etc. While some training is available, applicant must know how to use a computer.

While a four year degree in business, marketing, accounting or a related field is desired, a demonstrated amount of comparative and progressive work experience will be considered.   

Area resident desirable but all candidates will be considered.

Interested candidates may send letter of interest, resume, and online portfolio  to

lakepoinsettsanitarydistrict@gmail.com

or

Lake Poinsett Sanitary District

19553 US HWY 81 STE 3 Lake Poinsett

Arlington SD 57212

Benefits include South Dakota Retirement, a Health Care Stipend, and salaried, professional work hours for the right candidate.

15
Mar

Hamlin County Board of Commissioners met on March 8

                                                               March 8,2016

UNAPPROVED MINUTES: the Hamlin County Board of Commissioners met on March 8 with the following members present: Roe, Rudebusch, Saathoff ,Baldwin and Noem. No one absent. Commissioner Baldwin signed his oath of office.

The Chairman led the Board in the Pledge of Allegiance.

AGENDA: Motion by Saathoff seconded by Noem to approve the agenda as posted. All members voting aye. Motion Carried.

MINUTES: Motion by Noem seconded by Rudebusch to approve the minutes of Feb. 16 All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

HIGHWAY DEPT: Bryan Pedersen Highway Supt met with the Board. He presented the bridge reinspection resolution. He stated they are required to be inspected every two years. The State had sent a list of the approved engineering firms. Florence Township is requesting a haul route agreement when the detour is in when a bridge is taken out. The State will be letting the bids for this bridge next year. Bryan presented the Board with the bids received for the yearly supplies.

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15
Mar

Lake Level – March 15th 2016

The Ides of March have produced mostly open water. The north bay (near Stone Bridge and the outlet) still has an ice coverting at 10am. The outlet from the lake into the outlet canal and the gates remains closed. The lake level will need to rise another 20 inches to breach the blockage at the sand bar outlet.

All of the feeding lakes are full and flowing into Poinsett but nothing is flowing thru the lake to the river. The outlet gates remain open (the river is still about 10 inches lower than the water in the outlet canal).

The trickle draining into the outlet canal is just that a trickle.

 

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Mar
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Harlan Olson

It is with the deepest regret that we inform the membership that Harlan Olson has passed away.

He will be greatly missed by our lake community. We wish his family and friends our condolences.

Harlan's funeral will be at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Lake Norden at 2 pm on Monday, March 14th.

There will be viewing at the Church from 5 to 7 pm on Sunday the 13th.

6
Mar
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2016 Sailing Regatta Scheduled

Lake Poinsett Regatta

Sponsored by Lake Poinsett Sailing Academy

Open to all sailboat classes.

June 11, 2016

Skippers Meeting 10:00

Starting Time 11:00

Location:  Pier 81, Lake Poinsett, SD

With favorable wind and the right circumstances, we may have a second race.

Rules.  A decision will be made at the skippers meeting concerning sailing for the day. Weather ie … wind is greater than 25mph and less than 5 mph or rain, the regatta will be postponed until Sunday, June 12, 10:00am. The Commodore’s edicts are correct.

Cost: Boat $25.00

One buffet style:  $10.00

One super soft long sleeve T-shirt: $20.00

Total package: $50.00  (Be sure to purchase additional meals and shirts) Money will be collected day of the Regatta

Before the awards ceremony, many captains will be available to give rides. Ask at the registration table.

Clark Perkins 605-691-9130 or Rick Holm 605-690-4111To reserve a spot on the lake & or preorder your shirts and meals.

RSVP to clarkdeb@brookings.net We will need: names,boat type,Shirt sizes,how many shirts,meal numbers