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Hamlin County Board of Commissioners Minutes – February 2 2016

                                                                       Feb. 2,2016

UNAPPROVED MINUTES: the Hamlin County Board of Commissioners met on Feb. 2 with the following members present: Roe, Rudebusch, Saathoff, and Noem.

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 Noem to approve the minutes of Jan. 19 with the following correction of the salary of Deb Goebel was stated wrong and should be monthly 2498.67 + 30.00 longevity seconded by Rudebusch. All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

HIGHWAY DEPT: Bryan Pedersen Highway Supt met with the Board. He presented the agreement for road striping. He also gave them figures on a bridge that the State had a bid letting on. Clark Engineering stated the new federal rules on checking bridges has changed a lot. They could come down and explain such. The Board set the bid letting for March 8 for supplies for the year. Bryan requested permission to attend the short course Mar 22-24 in Oacoma . The Board approved such. He stated there are about 30 old used aluminum road signs which he was wondering if they wanted to surplus such and he would take to scrap iron. The Board stated to just pile them right now and take off of inventory. He states rates will stay the same for road work except for 1.25 per hour being put on for labor part.

PAINT STRIPING: Motion by Saathoff seconded by Rudebusch to authorize the Chairman to sign the Joint Powers Maintenance Agreement with the DOT for the

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Washboard Roads

What causes the "washboard" effect on unpaved roads?

This is a reprint from an AUSSIE website. Even 'down under' there are washboard roads… Slow down…

February 20, 2003

Dear Straight Dope:

We live in a rural area and on many of the unpaved roads a washboard effect develops. Others I've asked an explanation say it's a result of bumps causing tires to leave the ground and then land, and erosion takes care of the rest. This answer doesn't seem to account for varying speeds, car weights and tire sizes. The ruts seem pretty uniform in their depth and spacing–wouldn't erosion create a more haphazard effect?

The phenomenon you refer to is known as "washboarding," a wave-like pattern on unpaved roads that might more aptly be called speedbump hell. As you've observed, the ruts occur with striking regularity, belying a chaotic event like erosion.

According to Tom Pettigrew, a Forest Service engineer, the cause is an unlikely source: your car's suspension. (Well, maybe not yours specifically, but it's not innocent in this matter, either.) A vehicle's suspension system distributes the shock and energy of road irregularities with a bouncing rhythm called harmonic oscillation. At each downstroke, the wheels exert extra force on the road, causing the particles in the road to either pack or displace at regular intervals. Once a pattern of ruts starts to establish itself, it becomes self-reinforcing due to what engineers call forced oscillation.  The next car hits the same irregularities in the road and bounces at the same rate, causing the pattern to become more and more defined. Forced oscillation overcomes minor variations in oscillation rate that might otherwise arise due to differences in car weight. 

Wouldn't variations in speed affect the washboard pattern? Sure, which brings us to another critical part of the feedback loop: you, the driver. Drive too fast on a washboard road and the downstroke exerted by the car wheels may meet the road at a point where a bump is ramping upwards. You know what that means: You bounce off the ceiling.  Instinctively most drivers slow to a speed at which the downstrokes coincide with the troughs between bumps, reinforcing the pattern. 

Washboarding is inevitable in any unpaved road that sees fairly heavy traffic. The only way to avoid it is to: (a) radically redesign how automotive suspensions are made, (b) give up suspensions altogether, or (c) keep off those dirt roads.

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Why Moths Hate Thomas Edison: And Other Urgent Inquires into the Odd Nature of Nature, Hampton Sides, editor (2001)

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Hamlin County Board of Commissioners Minutes – February 2 2016

                                                                       Feb. 2,2016

UNAPPROVED MINUTES: the Hamlin County Board of Commissioners met on Feb. 2 with the following members present: Roe, Rudebusch, Saathoff, and Noem.

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 Noem to approve the minutes of Jan. 19 with the following correction of the salary of Deb Goebel was stated wrong and should be monthly 2498.67 + 30.00 longevity seconded by Rudebusch. All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

HIGHWAY DEPT: Bryan Pedersen Highway Supt met with the Board. He presented the agreement for road striping. He also gave them figures on a bridge that the State had a bid letting on. Clark Engineering stated the new federal rules on checking bridges has changed a lot. They could come down and explain such. The Board set the bid letting for March 8 for supplies for the year. Bryan requested permission to attend the short course Mar 22-24 in Oacoma . The Board approved such. He stated there are about 30 old used aluminum road signs which he was wondering if they wanted to surplus such and he would take to scrap iron. The Board stated to just pile them right now and take off of inventory. He states rates will stay the same for road work except for 1.25 per hour being put on for labor part.

PAINT STRIPING: Motion by Saathoff seconded by Rudebusch to authorize the Chairman to sign the Joint Powers Maintenance Agreement with the DOT for the

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Hamlin County Board of Commissioners Minutes January 19 2016

                                                                Jan.19,2016

UNAPPROVED MINUTES: The Hamlin County Board of Commissioners met on Jan. 5 with the following members present: Roe, Rudebusch,Saathoff, and Noem.

The Chairman led the Board in the Pledge of Allegiance.

The Chairman called for a moment of silence out of respect for Commissioner Reid Tuohino who had passed away.

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

MINUTES: Motion by  Noem seconded by Saathoff to approve the minutes of Dec. 29 and Jan. 5 All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

RESOLUTION:Motion by Noem seconded by Rudebusch to pass the following Resolution: Whereas, Hamlin County would like to commend Reid Tuohino for serving faithfully as a Hamlin County Commissioner from 2003-2016 Whereas, throughout this time he has given much time and effort to do the duties of a Commissioner and to try and serve the people in his district and throughout the County to the best of his ability. All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

STATES ATTORNEY: Gary Schumacher States Attorney and John Delzer Deputy States Attorney met with the Board to answer some legal questions the Board had.

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Hamlin County Board of Commissioners 1-6-16

                                                              Jan. 5,2016

UNAPPROVED MINUTES: The Hamlin County Board of Commissioners met on Jan. 5 with the following members present: Roe, Rudebusch,Saathoff, Tuohino 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.

The Auditor took the floor and called for nominations for Chairman of the Board. Motion by Tuohino to nominate Leland Roe as Chairman of the Board. Saathoff seconded the motion and that nominations cease and a unanimous vote be cast for Roe. All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

The Chairman called for nominations for Vice Chairman of the Board. Motion by Saathoff to nominate Randy Rudebusch as Vice Chairman of the Board.Noem seconded such motion and that nominations cease and to cast a unanimous vote All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

HIGHWAY DEPT: Bryan Pedersen Highway Supt met with the Board. He requested that the pickup for the Highway Dept is a 2008 with 200,000 miles on it and would like to replace such. He had checked into the State bids and they are around 26,800 The Board stated to check more on State bids and check with some dealers and report back.

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Lake Poinsett Sanitary District – North East Addition

The LPSD met on Saturday the 12th of December and made a change to the upcoming project on the North East of the lake. The specifics are presented on the LPSD website. Please go and look at the exciting changes.

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Lake Poinsett Sanitary District – Public Notice

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Lake Poinsett Sanitary District

Sanitary Sewer Extension Project

The Lake Poinsett Sanitary District is proposing to make improvements to the sanitary

sewer system.  The Lake Poinsett Sanitary District proposes to borrow up to $10,000,000

of Clean Water State Revolving Funds at 3.25% for 30 years for an expansion project affecting NW and West Lake Drives. The purpose of the public hearing is to discuss the proposed project, the proposed financing, and the source of repayment for the loan.  

The public is invited to attend and comment on the project.

The public hearing will be held at Lakes Plaza, 19553 Highway 81, Lake Poinsett, Arlington, SD 57212 

on December 12, 2015 at 8:45 AM.

 

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Hamlin County Board of Commissioners Minutes of Nov 24 2015

                                                               November 24,2015

UNAPPROVED MINUTES: The Hamlin County Board of Commissioners met on Nov 24 with the following members present: Roe,Rudebusch,Saathoff,Tuohino and Noem. No one absent

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

MINUTES: Motion by Tuohino seconded by Noem to approve the minutes of Nov. 10 All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

HIGHWAY DEPT: Bryan Pederson Highway Supt met with the Board. Nitteberg Construction had stated $150.00 per hour to remove the silt from around the two bridges in Dempster Township. Would take about 8 hours each bridge . Board approved such. Bryan stated that A-OX Welding tanks would be $795.00 for a five year contract and will repair any tanks if needed.  This would actually give you one year free than renting them on a yearly basis. Board approved such. Clarmont Colony had applied for an 8” drain tile through 187th St (a county road)  however they wanted to trench such not bore through. The County has only allowed people to bore through roads instead of trenching. Motion by Rudebusch seconded by Noem to approve their application only for boring through the road no trenching. All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.


Bryan presented quotes for roof repair on the county highway shop. Quote from Elite Contractors LLC for replacing all new tin and trim $26,369.37 Quote for spray foam insulation from Performance Spray Foam for 3 inch (R21) placed over other insulation $15,300.00 for 4inch (R28) $21,400.00 The roof is leaking and losing a lot of heat. This building was built in 1976 Motion by Rudebusch seconded by Tuohino to accept the quote of $26,369.37 from Elite Contractors LLC and the 4 inch insulation from Performance Spray Foam for $21,400.00 All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

ROAD PLAN HEARING: the Road Plan hearing as advertised was held. The following people were present.Ray Galbraith Garfield Twp Supervisor,Jon Rider Brantford Twp Supervisor, James Anderson Opdahl Township Supervisor, Tom Diehl and Lee Anne Dufek. The group inspected the maps concerning the bridge sufficiency ratings, type of road surfaces, functional Class Map, Map of count of travel on a road and the Five Year Bridge and Road Project Map.  The Board stated that a bridge has to be 20 feet to qualify. There are 1100 bridges in the State to be fixed and not enough contractors to do all the work.These plans can be changed and the State is still changing what they require. The County has three bridges in the system which will still be done through the State before this takes effect. Any county bridges that were in the system after that , the State has taken them off the list. This plan needs to be in Pierre by Dec. and will be updated each year and can be changed as needed.

RESOLUTION: Motion by Noem seconded by Saathoff to pass a Resolution Adopting the Hamlin County Five Year Highway and Bridge Improvement Plan WHEREAS, The SD Dept of Transportation Local Bridge and Improvement Grant fund requires that in order to be eligible to apply for Bridge Improvement Grant funds, Counties are required to develop a five-year Highway and Bridge Improvement Plan, hereinafter referred to as Plan; and WHEREAS, Hamlin County has utilized the SD Dept of Transportation County Staff, the First District Assoc. of Local Governments, Townships and the general public in developing the various components of the Plan; and WHEREAS The Plan includes maps and lists identifying an inventory of highways and bridges, project needs, and revenue sources; and WHEREAS Hamlin County held a public meeting on Nov 24,2015 to solicit input into the Plan, and the citizens who attended expressed an interest in the Plan; and WHEREAS, the County will be able to use the Plan as a tool to budget for transportation enhancements and better coordinate transportation issues with other entities: NOW THERERFORE be it resolved by the Hamlin County Board of County Commissioners that the Hamlin County Five-Year Highway and Bridge Improvement Plan is hereby adopted and is recognized as the Highway and Bridge Improvement Plan for Hamlin County.Leland Roe Chairman of the Board Attest: Dixie Opdahl Hamlin County Auditor

EMERGENCY & DISASTER: David Schaefer Emergency & Disaster Mgr met with the Board. At the last Commissioners meeting the Board had approved him to purchase a vehicle for 34,253.00 off of State bids and to check on lots for 2015 models before doing such.. He had checked the lots but they were even higher than state bids. In rethinking such he stated he could get by with a pickup which would cost less. He presented a State bid for a Dodge Ram 2500 three/quarter 4×4 crew cab short box for $26,978.00 base cost and a trailer brake control for 350.00 and  then purchase a topper for it. He felt this would be a better choice and cost the county less. Motion by Tuohino seconded by Noem to amend the motion from the last meeting to purchase a Chevrolet Tahoe Special for 34,253.00 and to not purchase such but to instead accept the bid of 26,978.00 plus 350.00 off of State Bid for the Dodge Ram Pickup  and then to purchase a topper from another source.  All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

SHERIFF: Chad Schlotterbeck Sheriff and Tayt Alexander Deputy met with the Board. Vehicles for his dept were discussed. He is requesting one new vehicle but has not decided which vehicles need to be traded in or sold. He needs to have five vehicles plus a spare.   Estelline City is asking the County to purchase their police departments vehicle. The Board took no action on the vehicles until they meet with the Estelline Council. Chad presented a law enforcement officers overtime policy which they stated is needed for them to be reimbursed through a Highway Safety Grant. They presented a contract for server access. Motion by Rudebusch seconded by Tuohino to authorize the Chairman to sign the contract for Server Access in conjunction with the Northeast SD Rural Information Exchange Model RIEM Program administered by the Watertown Police Dept. for $500.00 for the year of 2016 for administrative configuration and technical support related to Zuercher Public Safety Software. All members voting Aye. Motion Carried. Chad presented an agreement with Zuercher . Motion by Tuohino seconded by Rudebusch to authorize the Chairman to sign the agreement with Zuercher for Five Software Licenses and Service Agreement  for the computers in their cars for $6,145.00 for the year 2016 All members voting Aye. Motion Carried. They also requested to purchase four guns and trade in four guns out of their 2016 Budget. Total cost would be 736.00 Motion by Noem seconded by Rudebusch to allow them to purchase 4 Guns (2 G17 Gen 4  9MM and 2 G19 Gen 4 9MM ) for a cost of 1616.00 and trade in four Glock 22 Gen guns for a trade in allowed of 900.00 so total paid would be 736.00 from Neves Equipment . All members voting Aye. Motion Carried. Motion by Rudebusch seconded by Tuohino to declare the 4 Glock 22 Gen guns (Serial # KZB586,KZB587,CLS552,Bsh062)as surplus and to allow them to be traded in on new guns. All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS OVERTIME POLICY: Motion by Noem seconded by Rudebusch to adopt the Law Enforcement Officers Overtime Policy : During a consecutive 28-day work period,law enforcement officers whose hours of work is over 172 hours will be paid over time at an hour plus half. Hours of work is generally including all of the time the officer is on duty or undergoing law enforcement training. Hours of work does not include the officer’s holiday,vacation,sick time or any other leave. During special events that is outside the law enforcement officer’s schedule time of work,such as highway safety,will be allowed overtime at an hour plus half with the approval of the sheriff and county commissioners. This applies even if the officer does not reach the 172 hours rule during a work period. Law enforcement officers are employees who are empowered by the county to enforce laws designed to maintain peace and order,protect life and property, and to prevent and detect crimes, who have the power to arrest; and who have undergone training in law enforcement. HOLIDAY TIME POLICY: Law Enforcement officers will be given 8 hours for any approved holiday by the county commissioners. Any law enforcement officer who works the holiday will be paid for the hours of work plus the 8 hours for the holiday. All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

VEHICLE: Donald Zafft Mayor of Estelline met with the board.  Chad Schlotterbeck Sheriff was also present.Don stated that Estelline City will be contracting with the County for Law Enforcement. Estelline City would like 40 hours per week. The Sheriff stated that the contract would start Jan 1,2016 however they would still cover Estelline City with their normal coverage. He also stated that he has one officer  at certification training now and one will be sent in June. He felt because of this the contract should be for 30 hours for the first six months and then checked again after that if 40 hours were possible. A new contract will be sent to the Council for review. Don also stated the city had a 2008 Dodge Durango mileage 113,765 bought in 2008 for $21,516 and added equipment of 3586.00 In Dec, 2014 a new motor was put in it. The City was asking $10,000 for such. Motion by Noem seconded by Saathoff to purchase such with equipment for $9,000.00 All members voting Aye. Motion Carried. Don thanked the Board for letting the City work with them.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:Motion by Noem seconded by Rudebusch to go into executive session at 12:00 all members voting Aye. The Chairman declared them out at 12:35

CLAIMS PAID: 911: Century Link two months trunking charge 688.30 Verizon Emergency & Disaster cell phone 111.08 SDACO Register of Deeds fees to state 322.00 Verizon Sheriff Cell phones & air cards 519.15 Watertown City 911 fees collected 4302.48 Northwestern Energy heat Ag Bldg 30.26 Courthouse heat 305.04 Northwestern Energy Road Util 29.07 Dons Body Shop Sheriff Repairs 215.00 Visa24/7 Computer 693.30 Sheriff Equipment 370.67 Sheriff Supp 22.88 Weed Gas 32.14 Weed Lodging 56.00

State Remittances: money sent to the State: Motor Vehicle License 97,888.19 blood Test 35.00 Yankton Human Service 600.00 Drivers License 902.00 Birth fees 30.00 Death Fees 40.00 Total sent to State 99,495.19

 

FUEL QUOTES: Nov. 23 in Hazel,Bryant & Hayti #1 Diesel Farmers Union 1.99 Hamlin Co Farmers Coop 2.03 All quotes do not include taxes.

AUTOMATIC SUPPLEMENT: Motion by Tuohino seconded by Rudebusch to make an automatic supplement to the Weed Budget for grants received from the State Weed Grant 6100.00 Competitive School Grant 3370.51 All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

CONTINENCY TRANSFER: Motion by Noem seconded by Saathoff to make a Continency Budget transfer to the following budgets: States Attorney 4000.00 Court appointed Attorney 18,000.00 Animal Bounty 50.00 Jail 100.00 Total out of Continency Budget 22,150.00 All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

LOAN REVOLVING FUND: Motion by Rudebusch seconded by Saathoff to allow the Auditor to write the check out of loan revolving fund when First District Development needs the money for a pending loan which could happen between meetings. All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

DEED: Motion by Saathoff seconded by Tuohino to authorize the Chairman to sign a deed by County to Land acquired by Tax Proceeding on Lots 1 through 28 inclusive, in Block Five (5) and Lots 15 through 28,inclusive, in Block Six (6) all of the Original Plat of the Village of Dempster back to owner because of payment of $622.86 by owner within the 180 days.All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

BUDGET:  Motion by Noem seconded by Rudebusch to change the subtotal in General fund on the County Budget to 2780018 ,the less 5% to 139,001 and the Cash to 170,951 as required by the Dept of Revenue. No actual income or appropriations were changed. All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

The Auditor reported the cash on hand in the Treasurers Office as of Nov. 1 Checking Account 4,606,279.41 Money Markets 1,630,584.38 CD’s 584,542.82 Cash on Hand 2,774.43 Checks on Hand 310,031.34 Cash item 2.00 Total 7,134,214.38 of this the following belongs to General Fund 2,973,831.47 Special Revenue 1,522,847.15 Schools 1,880,885.01 townships 225,975.88 Cities & Towns 307,079.72 State & Trust Fund 223,595.15 Total 7,134,214.38

Meeting adjourned at 12:50 until Dec. 8 at 9:30 am in the Commissioners Room County Courthouse at Hayti.

CHAIRMAN: ___________________

Leland Roe Chairman of the Board

ATTEST: _____________________

Dixie Opdahl Hamlin County Auditor

It is the policy of Hamlin County SD not to discriminate on the basis of color,national origin,sex,religion,age or disability in employment or the provision of service.

Published at the approximate cost of

 

 

 

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Sanitary District Public Notice

Lake Poinsett Sanitary District
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: 12/12/15 8:30 AM
19553 US HWY 81, LAKES PLAZA, LAKE POINSETT
CHANGE IN SCOPE OF EXPANSION PROJECT


Lake Poinsett Sanitary District's Board of Trustees will hear comment from the public regarding the
possible change in scope to the expansion project on NE and East Lake Drives. Civil planning officers
from First District and LPSD's engineer from Banner will be present to answer questions, as well as
board members and employees of LPSD.


CHANGE IN SCOPE: LPSD may opt to install a CONVENTIONAL sewer system as
opposed to a GREY-WATER sewer system along NE and East Lake Drives.


The public are welcome and highly encouraged to attend. Public comment can also be sent via email to
lakepoinsettsanitarydistrict@gmail.com or by writing to:
LPSD, 19553 US HWY 81, STE 3, Arlington, SD, 57212.

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Hamlin County Commissioners Minutes November 10 2015

                                                                               Nov 10,2015

UNAPPROVED MINUTES: The Hamlin County Board of Commissioners met on Nov. 10 with the following members present: Roe, Rudebusch, Saathoff, Tuohino and Noem. No one absent.

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

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

HIGHWAY DEPT: Bryan Pedersen Highway Supt met with the Board. He gave the Board maps of all the bridge locations in the county and their inspected sufficiency ratings. Bryan presented to the Board the paperwork from the State DOT for Bridge Project 8029 which the State has taken bids on and with engineering included the total cost would be 654,153 80% would be covered by Federal participation and 20% by the County. By signing the paperwork the State will continue with the project. Motion by Rudebusch seconded by Saathoff to authorize the Chairman to sign the Letting Authorization , the Right of Way Certificate, the Utilities Certificate and the right of way easements from Wayne Jankord and Mary Lou Little. All members voting Aye. Motion Carried. Bryan stated that A-OX Welding that sells supplies to them will rent for a one year lease or a five year lease. The Board stated to check on buying such instead or a one time payment which some companies have been able to do. The Board discussed removing the pile of silt which is mostly in the right of way not in water around bridges  in the Dempster area . Bryan stated a backhoe would not work for this. It was decided to get an estimate from Nitteberg Construction on cost of this and to get permission from landowners  and report back. Saathoff stated that one and a fourth miles north on oil road north of Estelline there are two sets of culverts, and he was requesting if culverts could be installed between the other two sets. Engineers would have to be involved with this. The Board deferred any action on this at this time.

SALARY CHANGE: the Board approved


the change of salary for Bruce Shepherd to 15.75 per hour since he had completed six months of employement .

CULVERT: Paul Leiseth,Luke Holzwarth , Bob Holzwarth and Nathan Lakness met with the Board on the size of culvert that the county is going to put in on 446th Ave. The one being installed would be wider than the one located on Highway 22. This would be 36 square feet and Paul was requesting that it be 50 square feet. The depth of the culvert would be very important. The Board stated they had already made their decision and the culvert was being built now and they would be very careful to make sure the depth of the culvert was correct for all elevations.

EMERGENCY & DISASTER: David Schaefer Emergency & Disaster Mgr. met with the Board. David stated his Durango has 135,000 miles on it and the Suburban has 95,000 on it. These had been obtained through grants. He presented the State Bids on a Vehicle which he said was higher than last years State Bid. Motion by Noem seconded by Tuohino to allow him to purchase a Chevrolet Tahoe Special Service 4X4 off of State Bids for 34,253.00 however they want him to first check car dealers if any 2015’s would be on their lots but they would have to be below 25,000 or bid.

RENEW LIQUOR AND WINE LICENSES: Motion by Saathoff seconded by Rudebush to approve the following retail on sale liquor license renewal for Renegades Saloon LLC doing business as Hurleys Motorboat Beach Bar,Jeffrey & Sharon Jager doing business as Siouxland Bar & Grill, Lake Region Golf Club, Robert Knobbe (Knobbe Restaurant Group) doing business as Pier 81 and the Retail on-off sale wine license of Jeffrey & Sharon Jager doing business as Siouxland Grocery. All members voting Aye. Motion carried.

HOLIDAYS: Motion by Noem seconded by Tuohino to allow the courthouse to be closed all day Nov. 27 (the day after Thanksgiving)  and close at noon on Dec. 24 Christmas Eve as all State Offices will be closed those days.All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

MEETING DATE CHANGE: The Board stated the dates for their meetings in Dec. will be Dec. 8 and Dec. 29 due to year end bill paying.

SALARY CHANGE: Motion by Noem seconded by Rudebusch to change the salary of Chris Schafer to 2228.00 per month because he had completed his certification. All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

PLATS: Motion by Saathoff seconded by Noem to approve the following plats: Plat showing Wolf Conservation Easement Tract 1 in the SW Quarter of Section 4,township 115 North,Range 54 West of the 5th PM Hamlin County SD and Plat of Lots 1,2,3 and 4 of Runia Lakeview North Addition in Government Lot 4 Section 34-township 113 North Range 52W of the 5th PM Hamlin County. All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

FUEL QUOTES: Oct 28 in Hayti Gas Hamlin Co Farmers Coop 1.62 Farmers Union 1.66 Nov 2 in Hazel Diesel Hamlin Co Farmers Coop 1.86 Farmers Union 1.82 Nov 2 in Hayti Diesel Farmers Union 1.82 Hamlin Co Farmers Coop 1.83 All quotes do not include taxes.

TRAVEL: the Board approved the Auditor,Treasurer, Register of Deeds and Commissioners to attend the Sioux Valley Commissioners Assoc. meeting in Watertown on Nov. 12

CLAIMS PAID: COMMISSIONERS: Codington County Registration 33.00 Dakotan publishing 243.86 Hamlin Co Publishing 519.08 Leland Roe Mileage 16.80 Douglas Noem mileage 25.20 Randall Rudebusch mileage 28.56 Larry Saathoff mileage 23.52 Reid Tuohino mileage 20.16 total Gross salaries for complete dept 4000.00 Benefits 1603.10 Total Commissioners expense 6513.28

COURT: Carmen Bremmon interpretor 1034.00 Computer Forensic Resources prof 304.26 Patricia Hartsel court transcripts 148.20 Jagers Grocery Jury supp 37.65 Total Court expense 1524.11 AUDITOR:Birch Communications phone 6.60 Codington County Registration 11.00 ITC phone 44.74 Office Peeps supp 19.48 Dixie Opdahl travel 52.80 Quality Inn Lodging 57.00 Total gross salaries for complete dept 3596.27 benefits 275.10 Total Auditors expense 4062.99

TREASURER: Birch Communications phone 14.27 Codington County Registration 11.00 ITC phone 94.38 Lar-Jo’s supp 274.40 Office Peeps supp 175.32 supp 115.80 Total gross salaries for complete dept 6936.32 benefits 1860.23 Total Treasurers expense 9481.72

POSTAGE COPIES: Office Peeps copy machine maint contract 63.00 supp 302.83 Total Funds by Hasler postage 2000.00 Neopost quarterly postage meter rental 199.00

COLLECTION AGENCY:Noll Collection fee 444.48

STATES ATTORNEY:the Lodge Lodging 96.00 Wilkinson & Wilkinson Proff serv 600.00 Total Gross salaries for complete dept 3928.67 benefits 536.27 Total States Attorney 5160.94

COURT APPOINTED ATTORNEY:Bratland Law 15,180.76 KCH Law 211.59 Sutton Law 1954.99 Total Court appointed attorney 17,347.34

COURTHOUSE MAINT: Bury Plumbing repairs 109.55 Culligan water 56.25 Girton Adams Co repairs 839.51 Glass Products repairs lock 218.10 Hayti Town water & sewer 39.50 Hillyard supp 260.39 Menards supp 48.69 Ottertail Power Util 829.20 Popham Construction sweep parking lot 252.00 Star Laundry floor mats 116.24 Wal Mart supp 77.76 Northwestern heat 82.46 Total gross salaries for complete dept 2109.62 benefits 700.82 Total Courthouse Maint expense 5657.63

ASSESSOR: Apex Software computer maint 645.00 Birch Communications phone 18.04 Renee Buck Travel 148.00 Hamlin Co Farmers Coop gas 106.75 ITC phone 129.08 Office Peeps supp 16.67 Chris Schafer travel 147.00 Total gross salaries for complete dept 5950.07 benefits 1979.47 Total Assessors expense 9140.08

REGISTER OF DEEDS: Birch Communications phone 15.01 Codington County Registration 11.00 ITC phone 50.59 Microfilm Imaging rental 492.00 Office Peeps supp 18.79 Total gross salaries for complete dept 4110.20 benefits 1673.10 Total Register of Deeds expense 6370.69

VETERANS SERVICE: Hamlin Co Farmers Coop gas 60.35 Hamlin Bldg Center supp 49.88 Office Peeps supp 7.23 Total gross salaries for complete dept 950.00 benefits 267.24 Total Veterans Service expense 1334.70

ANIMAL BOUNTY: Gopher bounty Garfield Township 124.00 Opdahl Township 236.00

SHERIFF: A&D Graphics repairs 60.00 Estelline Community Oil repairs 40.96 Gas 888.87 Farmers Union gas 357.61 ITC phone 209.17 MPH Industries Equipment Grant 1900.00 Neves Uniforms Equipment 433.31 Office Peeps supp 68.92 Ramkota Lodging 57.00 Ed Roehr Safety Equipment 1110.71 Sanford Physical 79.00 SD DOT gas 386.55 Streichers Supp 976.91 Sioux Falls Two Way Equipment 522.97 Wal Mart supp 8.98 Jamie Lantgen travel 15.00 Heidi Trautner travel 11.00 Tayt Alexander travel 11.00 Total gross salaries for complete dept 15,939.44 benefits 3068.38 Total Sheriffs expense 26,244.78

JAIL: Codington County Jail 14,925.00 Prairie Lakes blood tests 170.00

POOR: Codington County prisoners medical care 277.19

LIEAP:Birch Communications phone 6.42 Interlakes Community part of LIEAP worker salary 289.00 ITC phone 94.38 Total LIEAP expense 389.80

NURSE: Total gross salaries for complete dept 1423.67 benefits 809.53

MENTALLY ILL:Mental Illness Board Per diem Denise Cody 30.00 Marv Ekern 30.00 Lucy Lewno 195.49 Lewis & Clark Behavioral 320.00 Yankton County Sheriff serve papers 75.00 Total Mentally Ill expense 650.49

MENTAL HEALTH CENTER:Human Service Agency quarterly payment 1250.00

EXTENSION:Birch Communications phone 9.25 ITC phone 100.88 National 4-H Council supp 492.30 Office Peeps supp 226.63 State 4-H Office Tags supp 260.00 Total gross salaries for complete dept 2453.67 benefits 941.75 Total Extension expense 4484.48

WEED:Birch Communications phone 12.44 Codington County (Share cost) Lodging 156.00 Econo Lodge lodging 57.00 Erics Repair repairs 134.45 Robert Feldhus travel 102.00 Roger Greenfield travel 37.68

H-D Electric Util 101.03 Hamlin Co Farmers Coop repairs 17.00 Supp 174.25 Gas 118.32 Diesel 148.48 ITC phone 181.76 Palos Garage repairs 41.86 Runnings supp 36.21 SD Federal property supp 3.50 W.W. Tire repairs 115.04 Tire 116.00 Total gross salaries for complete dept 4060.28 benefits 489.76 Total Weed expense 6103.06

ZONING: AT&T cell phone 68.91 ITC phone 46.84 Total gross salaries for complete dept 1000.00 benefit 336.63 Total Zoning expense 1452.38

ROAD:A-OX Welding supp 54.69 AT&T cell phone 68.91 Avera drug testing 88.90 Bryant city Util 22.39 Butler supp 72.84 parts 820.38 Dales Machines freight 24.00 DVL Fire & Safety repairs 656.00 Erics Repairs 87.32 Estelline Community Oil fuel 1175.85 Estelline City Util 12.00 F.J. McLaughlin hot mix 792.68 Farmers Union fuel 1820.00 H-D Electric Util 481.17 Hamlin Co Farmers Coop repairs 17.00 supp 26.00 fuel 4521.85 parts 566.00 Hamlin Bldg Center supp 11.38 Hayti Town water & sewer 35.50 ITC phone 134.24 J&L Welding repairs 646.57 supp 194.90 parts 116.84 L.G. Everist trucking salt 264.92 Macs supp 26.00 Northern Con Agg concrete sand 721.19 Ottertail Power util 30.74 Pheasant Country Express trucking salt 3259.89 Producitivity Plus – Titan repairs 507.71 R.K. Auto supp 115.95 Rons Saw Sales repairs 43.95 supp 15.99 Seppala Heating repairs 1509.52 State Treasurer excise tax 1326.06 Sturdevants supp 91.13 parts 31.55 True North Steel culverts 1966.14 Vander Haags Inc parts 429.00 W.W. Tire repairs 3306.48 supp 182.75 Northwestern Energy Util 22.11 Total Gross salaries for complete dept 31,866.80 benefits 10,716.22 Total Road expense 68.,881.51

911: H-D Electric Elect for two towers 76.60 Hamlin Co Farmers Coop repairs 38.00 gas 76.01 ITC trunking charge 374.33 Menards Supp 68.41 Watertown City fees collected 4300.18 Total 911 expense 4933.53

AG BUILDING: Bury Plumbing repairs 137.52 Hayti Town water & sewer 35.50 Hillyard supp 172.93 ITC phone 85.63 Menards supp 45.90 Ottertail Power Elect 54.39 P-3 Electric repairs 159.97 Northwestern Energy heat 10.00 Total Ag Bldg expense 701.84

EMERGENCY & DISASTER: Days Inn lodging 163.98 Hamlin Co Farmers Coop gas 181.54 ITC phone 152.28 Total gross salaries for complete dept 3283.67 benefits 923.68 Total Emergency & Disaster expense 4705.15

24/7 Intoximeters Equipment 345.00 total gross salaries for dept 210.00 benefits 31.61

M&P Fund Register of Deeds fee fund Microfilm Imaging Systems rental scanning equipment & salary 1757.80

WIC: Total gross salaries for complete dept 700.00 benefits 90.75

BOOKMOBILE: Total gross salaries for complete dept 3852.06 benefits 399.99

 

The meeting adjourned at noon until Nov. 24,2015 at 9:30 am in the Commissioners Room Second Floor Courthouse at Hayti.

 

CHAIRMAN: _____________________

Leland  Roe Chairman of the Board

 

ATTEST: ___________________

Dixie Opdahl Hamlin County Auditor

It is the policy of Hamlin County SD not to discriminate on the basis of color,national origin,sex,religion,age or disability in employment or the provision of service.

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Hamlin County Board of Commissioners Oct 20 2015

                                                                      Oct 20,2015

UNAPPROVED MINUTES: The Hamlin County Board of Commissioners met on Oct 20 with the following members present: Roe, Rudebusch, Saathoff,Tuohino and Noem. No one absent.

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 Tuohino to approve the minutes of Oct 6 All members voting Aye. Motion Carried.

HIGHWAY DEPT: Bryan Pedersen Highway Supt met with the Board. He had again met with First District concerning the five year plan the State is requiring for bridge replacement applications. He stated the cement culvert on 446th Ave will cost 27,254.50 just for the culvert and will be the same size as on Highway 22. Discussion was held on replacing some of the older small bridges with culverts if possible due to less cost. He stated that Butler had brought a truck to look at which Tripp County has been leasing some of these. The Board questioned whether the old box could be put on it and stated they would wait until closer to year end to look at this. Bryan will also check on state bids.

WEED DEPT: Robert Feldhus Weed Supervisor met with the Board. He requested permission for him and one of the weed board to attend the district meeting Nov 2 in Watertown as this is required in order to obtain a grant. He also requested permission for him to attend a district meeting Nov 5 in Pierre and Nov 6 in Mitchell. The Board approved such. He stated fall spraying in still continuing. One of the part time workers is through for the year. He stated the big weed truck is having some trouble and will have it checked to see cost and need of repairs or if a used motor would be less costly.

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