Public Notices

Sanborn County Commissioners proceedings

JANUARY 8, 2018 - Minutes

Sanborn County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, January 8, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. with P. Larson, S. Larson, Blindauer, Ohlrogge, and Ebersdorfer present. Auditor Larson was also present.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS

This being the annual reorganization of the Board of County Commissioners, the county auditor called for nominations for chairman of the board. Blindauer nominated Ebersdorfer.  Motion by S. Larson, seconded by Blindauer, that nominations cease. All ayes.  Motion carried. Ebersdorfer will be the chairman. Ebersdorfer called for nominations for vice-chairman. Blindauer nominated Steve Larson. Motion by Ohlrogge, seconded by Blindauer, that nominations cease. All ayes. Motion carried.  Steve Larson will be the vice-chairman. Motion by S. Larson, seconded by P. Larson, to accept the minutes as presented. All ayes. Motion carried.

HIGHWAY

Lee Goergen, Highway Superintendent/Weed Supervisor, met with the board to discuss happenings in the highway department and plans for 2018.

APPOINTMENTS AND FEES

Chairman Ebersdorfer made the following appointments: Mental Health and Drug/Alcohol Board, Paul Larson; 4-H Advisory Board, Steve Larson; District III, Ray Ohlrogge; Sanborn County Rural Development, Jeff Ebersdorfer; County Planner, Penny Farris; Economic Development Board, Ray Ohlrogge; SD Housing Authority Board, Jeff Ebersdorfer; Planning and Zoning, Ray Ohlrogge; and Drainage Board, Gary Blindauer and Paul Larson.  It was moved by Blindauer, seconded by Ohlrogge, to approve the appointments.  All ayes.   Motion carried

It was moved by P. Larson, seconded by Blindauer, to establish a cost of $2,400.00 for county burial or cremation plus $.75 per mile within the state.  All ayes.  Motion carried.

It was moved by Blindauer, seconded by S. Larson, that the following places be designated for holding chattel mortgage sales in Sanborn County for 2018: The front door of the Courthouse, City of Woonsocket; between Block Four and Five, Original Plat, Town of Letcher; and the public street on the north side of the CorTrust Bank, City of Artesian. All members voted yes. Motion carried.

It was moved by Ohlrogge, seconded by P. Larson, to designate CorTrust Bank of Artesian, First National Bank South Dakota, Edward Jones of Mitchell, Dakotaland Federal Credit Union, and SD Public Funds Investment Trust (FIT) as legal depositories, and the Sanborn Weekly Journal as the legal newspaper. All ayes. Motion carried.

It was moved by S. Larson, seconded by Blindauer, to approve expenses for county commissioners, county officials, and county employees to attend all scheduled meetings pertaining to county business for 2018. All members voted yes. Motion carried.

It was moved by P. Larson, seconded by Blindauer, to pay bills at each regular meeting as needed. All ayes. Motion carried.

It was moved by Blindauer, seconded by Ohlrogge, to set mileage and meals at state rates. All ayes. Motion carried.

It was moved by S. Larson, seconded by Ohlrogge, to set wage of election workers at $150.00 plus mileage per day and to pay $35.00 plus mileage for school of instruction, if attended. All ayes. Motion carried.

It was moved by P. Larson, seconded by Blindauer, to declare old iron, used bridge planks, old culverts, used tires and old parts as surplus with maximum value of $1,000.00. All ayes. Motion carried.

It was moved by Ohlrogge, seconded by S. Larson, to use the state bid list for county purchases. All ayes. Motion carried.

Motion by S. Larson, seconded by Blindauer, to set the commissioners’ salary at $7,260.00 annually, mileage included as part of salary plus insurance. All ayes.  Motion carried.

It was moved by Ohlrogge, seconded by P. Larson, to appoint Jason Coenen as the Emergency Management Director. All ayes. Motion carried.

It was moved by S. Larson, seconded by Blindauer, to establish four (4) or less voting precincts. All ayes. Motion carried.

Precincts will be as follows:

Precinct #1: Afton, Floyd, Benedict, Oneida, Artesian City, Diana, Union, Ravenna – Artesian Community Center;

Precinct #2: Butler, Letcher, Letcher City, Logan, and Elliott – Letcher Community Center;

Precinct #3: Jackson, Twin Lake, Woonsocket Township, Silver Creek Township, Ward 2 – Woonsocket Community Center;

Precinct #4: Wards 1 and 3, Warren Township – Woonsocket Community Center .

It was moved by P. Larson, seconded by S. Larson, to set board wages for zoning and drainage at $45.00 per diem plus mileage. All ayes. Motion carried.

By agreement of the board the annual meeting with townships and towns will be on February 20th at 1:30 p.m. in the 4-H Building.

Motion by P. Larson, seconded by S. Larson, to set the wage for extra part-time help for the Register of Deeds, Treasurer, Auditor, Sheriff’s Office, and Janitor at minimum wage. All ayes. Motion carried.

Motion by Blindauer, seconded by Ohlrogge, that the Register of Deeds will submit the money collected in that office each month to the treasurer by the 20th of the following month and the sheriff by the 15th. All ayes. Motion carried.

REPORTS

Auditor and Treasurer in all accounts $3,128,138.75

Register of Deeds $2,273.82

Motion by S. Larson, seconded by P. Larson, to approve the following salaries for the year 2018, including the insurance incentive. All ayes. Motion carried.

Tom Fridley, Sheriff, Annually $50,860.54

Jason Coenen, Deputy Sheriff, Annually $39,403.99

Ashley Streich, Deputy Sheriff, Annually $34,320.00

Patty Anderson, 24/7, Monthly $150.00

Jason Coenen, Emergency Management, Annually $496.44

Jeff Larson, States Attorney, Annually $43,463.49

Elizabeth Hoffman, Clerk, Annually $24,960.00

Penny Farris Director of Equalization, Annually $40,540.09

Karen Krueger, Treasurer, Annually $46,332.38

Barb Regynski, Deputy Auditor and Treasurer, Annually $34,450.67

Diane Larson, Auditor, Annually $44,892.38

Lynn Brueske, Register of Deeds, Annually $44,172.38

Tom Carda, Janitor, Annually $40,882.14

Steve Larson, Commissioner, Annually $7.260.00

Ray Ohlrogge, Commissioner, Annually $7,260.00

Gary Blindauer, Commissioner, Annually $7,260.00

Paul Larson, Commissioner, Annually $7,260.00

Jeff Ebersdorfer, Commissioner, Annually $7,260.00

Lee Goergen, Highway Superintendent/Weed Sup., Annually $48,862.57

Sheri Kogel, Secretary, Annually $36,531.70

Jolene Anderson, Secretary, Hourly $11.30

Alberta Fink, Deputy Register of Deeds, Hourly $15.53

Sherryl Rankin, Secretary, Hourly $11.30

Perianne Clendening, Hourly $11.30

Robert Smith, Highway, Hourly $15.14

Kiley Forbes, Highway, Hourly $17.23

R. Dale Schow, Highway, Hourly $15.41

Brian Pearson, Highway, Hourly $19.25

Timothy Steckel, Highway, Hourly $16.43

Stacy Mendenhall, Highway, Hourly $17.84

Jim Luthi, Highway, Hourly $15.41

David Hjelm, Highway, Hourly $16.32

There being no further business, motion by S. Larson, seconded by P. Larson, to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried. The next regularly scheduled meeting is Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

DIANE LARSON

Sanborn County Auditor

JEFF EBERSDORFER

Chairman of the Board,

Sanborn County

 

NOTICE OF VACANCY ON SCHOOL BOARD

WOONSOCKET SCHOOL DISTRICT #55-4

 

The following school board positions will become vacant due to the expiration of the present terms of office of the following school board members:

Todd Olinger – three-year

term

Jason White  – three-year

term

Circulation of nominating petitions may begin on January 26, 2018 and petitions may be filed in the office of the business manager located at the Woonsocket High School Building between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., central standard time not later than February 23rd, 2018 at 5:00 p.m., or mailed by registered mail not later than the 23rd  day of February, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.

Crystal A. Selland

Business Manager

Woonsocket School

District 55-4

 

Woonsocket City Council proceedings

January 8, 2018 - Minutes

The regular meeting of the Woonsocket City Council was called to order by Mayor Lindy Peterson, at 7:00 p.m., Monday, January 8, 2018, with the following members present: Derek Foos, Jim Steichen, Darin Kilcoin, Joel Rassel, Richard Reider and Brandon Goergen.

Motion by Goergen, seconded by Kilcoin, to approve the agenda. Motion carried.

Motion by Foos, seconded by Steichen, to approve the December 6, 2017, minutes with date corrections in Water Rate Ordinance. Motion carried.

AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE NO 93-32

AMENDING SECTION 1 RELATING TO WATER RATES.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WOONSOCKET, SOUTH DAKOTA:

That Section 1 of Ordinance No. 93-32 shall be amended to read as follows, to-wit:

Section 1. That the minimum monthly charge to water users effective January 1, 2018, shall be increased to $19.00. That the gallonages shall be as follows;

For the first 2,500 gallons, there will be a $19.00 minimum.

Subsequently, there will be a charge of $5.00 for the next 1,000 gallons, and $4.00 for every 1,000 gallons up to 40,000 gallons, chargeable in increments of 500 gallons.

Further, the monthly minimum charge established herein shall be made on City water service provided, whether or not the customer makes use of City water.

This Ordinance shall take effect and be enforced from and after its passage, approval and publication.

Section 2. That the minimum monthly charge to water users outside the city limits effective January 1, 2018, shall be $27.00.  That the gallonages shall be as follows:

For the first 2,500 gallons, there will be a $27.00 minimum.

Subsequently, there will be a $5.00 per 1,000 gallons, above the 2,500 minimum, up to 40,000 gallons, chargeable in increments of 500 gallons.

Further, the monthly minimum charge established herein shall be made on City water service provided, whether or not the customer makes use of City water.

This Ordinance shall take effect January 1, 2018, and be enforce from and after its passage, approval and publication.

Passed and approved this 6th day of December, 2017.

Lindy Peterson

Mayor

ATTEST:

Tara Weber

Finance Officer

(SEAL)

First Reading: November 6, 2017.

Second Reading: December 6, 2017.

Adopted: December 6, 2017.

Published: January 18, 2018.

Motion by Rassel, seconded by Steichen, to approve the Financial Statement. Motion carried.

Motion by Goergen, seconded by Foos, to approve the following bills for the end of year 2017. Motion carried.

Waste management $4,890.77 Garbage

Santel $332.85 Phone/Internet

Van Diest Supply $10.66 Parks

Sanborn Weekly Journal $786.25 Publishing

SD Federal Property $10.00 Shop

PowerPlan $3,094.64 Shop

Register of Deeds $120.00 Cemetery

NAPA $18.15 Shop

MCR Pools $1,848.00 Pool Closing

Mitchell Concrete Products $434.24 Streets

Michael Todd $1,314.51 Snow/Streets

Macs $5.97 Shop

McLeod $35.99 General

Local Lumber $218.10 Shop

Lawson Products $442.23 Streets

Larson & Nipe $686.50 Professional

Express Stop $32.40 Shop

Express 2  $414.68 Shop

Dicks Welding $100.00 Water

Department of Revenue $28.00 Water

Carquest of Mitchell $68.90 Shop

Brown & Saenger $172.16 General

Bender Sewer & Drain $1,175.00 Sewer

Ameripride $77.12 Shop

NorthWestern Energy $3,066.76 Utilities

SD Water/Wastewater Association $10.00 Membership

SD Retirement Plan $903.36 Retirement

Department of Revenue $179.73 Sales Tax

First National Bank $1,918.17 Payroll Tax

SD Unemployment $19.39 Fourth Quarter $22,414.53

Motion by Rassel, seconded by Kilcoin, to approve the following bills January 2018. Motion carried.

Department of Environment and Natural Resources $10.00 Membership

Community Building Fund $5,000.00 Community Building

Planning & Development $1,276.00 Membership

KO Pro Service $66.08 Shop

Farmers Alliance $1,945.53 Propane

Department of Environment and Natural Resources $24.00 Membership

Department of Environment and Natural Resources $750.00 Membership

Total: $9,071.61

OLD BUSINESS

Motion by Rassel, seconded by Foos, to approve the second reading of the Golf Cart Ordinance 93-45. Motion carried.

ORDINANCE NO.93-45

GOLF CARTS

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WOONSOCKET, SOUTH DAKOTA:

Section 1. GOLF CART DEFINED: A golf cart is a self-propelled machine, powered either by battery or internal combustion engine, originally designed for transporting one (1) or two (2) persons and their equipment; four (4) people when two (2) seats are available; six (6) people when three (3) seats are available around a golf course for purposes of the game of golf. A golf cart may be three or four wheeled.

Section 2. PERMIT REQUIRED: No person shall operate a golf cart upon any public street within the city of Woonsocket, South Dakota, without having first obtained a permit therefore from the city finance office. The fee to be charged for such permit is set at $25.00. Permitted operation upon a public way within the city shall be in compliance with all provisions of this chapter. Permits issued pursuant to this chapter may NOT be transferred with the transfer of ownership. Permits are valid January 1 through December 31st.

Section 3. OPERATION REQUIREMENTS: Operation of a permitted golf cart upon the public streets of the city shall be in conformance with all of the following requirements:

A. The person operating the golf cart:

1.  Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license;

2. Must have in effect insurance covering operation of the golf cart in not less than the minimum required by the state of South Dakota for operation of licensed vehicles on public ways;

3. Shall be operated at times between sunrise and sunset only; unless lights are properly installed with Road Kit.

4. The permit shall be visibly displayed at the rear left side of the golf cart;

5. Shall not operate the golf cart upon any state or federally designated highway excepting only to cross such highways;

6. Shall not drive on sidewalk;

7. All persons within the permitted golf cart shall be seated at all times and no person shall at any time be on the outside or on the top of the permitted golf cart at any time during operation on a public street;

8. Shall be equipped with a slow moving vehicle sign positioned and plainly visible on the rear of the golf cart which conforms to the provisions of South Dakota Codified Law Chapter 32-20; or a white or amber warning light in accordance with SDCL 32-17-46

9. The permitted golf cart shall not be used in chasing after persons or animals;

10. Shall comply with all laws and regulations applicable to operation of vehicles on public streets.

Section 4. VIOLATION: Any person in violation of any part of this ordinance shall be punishable by imprisonment in jail not exceeding thirty (30) days and/or by a fine of not more than Two Hundred Dollars ($200).

Lindy Peterson

Mayor

ATTEST:

Tara Weber

City Finance Officer

(SEAL)

First Reading: November 6, 2017.

Second Reading: January 8, 2018.

Adopted: January 8, 2018.

Published: January 18, 2018.

Council discussed the Mason Building. No update at this time.

Council discussed the siren. It will run as is.

Council discussed a Christmas Party.

NEW BUSINESS

Motion by Goergen, seconded by Rassel, to set the 2018 Election date for April 10, 2018. Motion carried.

Motion by Reider, seconded by Steichen, to set the 2018 Wages. Motion carried:

Richard Jensen – $18.45 per hour;

John Ames – $13.00 per hour;

Tara Weber – $15.60 per hour and $40.00 special meeting;

Donald Jemming – $765.00 per month;

Jeanette Luthi – $50.00 per month;

Sarah Jensen – $9.35 per hour;

Eric Hill – $8.85 per hour;

Summer Rec Coach – $2,500.00 per team;

Lifeguards – $8.85 per hour;

Summer Help – $10.25 per hour;

Council – $1,000.00 per year and $40.00 special meeting;

Mayor – $2,400.00 per year and $40.00 special meeting.

Motion by Foos, seconded by Steichen, to approve the first reading of Ordinance 93-18 (as amended) fixing the Finance Officer Salary. Motion carried.

Discussion Items:

Cemetery;

Cars;

Council reviewed the Shop work list;

Jake Brake;

Mapping Watermains;

Curb Stops;

Shade at Pool;

Ballpark Playground.

With no further business to be discussed, motion by Steichen, seconded by Kilcoin, to adjourn the meeting. Meeting was adjourned at 8:17 p.m.

Tara Weber

Finance Officer

Lindy Peterson

Mayor