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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: The Board of County Commissioners in and for the County of Sanborn in the City of Woonsocket, South Dakota, on the 21st day of July, at the hour of 11:00 A.M., in the Sanborn County Courthouse in the County Commissioners Meeting Room, will meet in regular session to consider the application for a Alcoholic Beverage License for Scott Wells  to operate as Retail Malt Beverage & SD Farm Wine at Al’s Place, E 425’ of S443” of SE/4 Ex Lot H6& Exc E95’ Sec 1-108-62, Sanborn County.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN THAT any person, persons, or their attorney may appear at said scheduled public hearing and present objections if any there be.

Dated at Woonsocket, S.D., this 1st day of July, 2020.

Diane Larson

Sanborn County Auditor

Mayor Mark Chada called the meeting to order with Angie Larson, Sean Gromer, and Angie Meier in attendance. 

E. Hoffman, B. Walker, J. Knutson, S. Moody, and L. Feistner also attended the meeting. 

A motion was made by Larson, seconded by Gromer, carried, to approve the May 18th, 2020, minutes as read.

A motion was made by Gromer, seconded by Larson, carried, to approve the financials as presented.

Old Business: 

Discussion was held on the water sample report.  

J. Evans talked with the board about access through the alley behind their home. 

T. Hoffman discussed with the board about dumpster days. It was decided to have two dumpsters from Miedema and one dumpster from H & R Salvage. Once the two dumpsters are full, the Board will have Miedema come and pick them up. They will have Miedema and H & R deliver dumpsters on May 27th.  

Discussion was held on past due accounts.  

The Board is still waiting to hear back from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. All paperwork has been sent in.  

The Community Center will remain closed. Board members will talk about re-opening it at the next meeting on June 8th, 2020. 

The grant for West Nile Spray has been submitted.

A motion was made by Larson, seconded by Gromer, carried, to approve the liquor licenses for Jake’s and Buckshots. 

J. Olivier talked with the board about putting in meter pits and curb stops.

New Business: 

Discussion was held on the water sample report.

The Board went over past due accounts. They will be mailing out letters for past due accounts. 

Board members went over Federal Emergency Management Agency paperwork. The Town of Letcher was awarded $28,133.63 as State/Federal reimbursement for the 2019 spring blizzard and flooding that resulted in damage from March 13th-April 26th, 2019.  These funds will be put towards roads for gravel and culvert replacement.  

Discussion was held on re-opening the Community Center. As of today, June 8th, 2020, the Community Center will be reopened.  

The Board talked with NorthWestern Energy about turning on the electricity at the ballpark. They will not turn it on until the back stop that is holding the electricity boxes is replaced. Mark Chada is checking into this.  

Discussion was held on the Fireman’s Reserve Account. A motion was made by Larson, seconded by Gromer, to remove Ed Hoffman from the Fireman’s Reserve Account. 

A motion was made by Larson, seconded by Gromer, to add Mark Chada as a signer to the Fireman’s Reserve Account.  

The Board received membership dues for 2021 for Planning and Development District III. A motion was made by Gromer, seconded by Larson, to pay for memberships dues for 2021.  

A discussion was held with citizens of Letcher about concerns with the town. Multiple concerns were brought to the attention of the board, including the following:  putting out bids for gravel for the Town of Letcher, the water/sewer maintenance position, the location of equipment for the town, fixing the hole at the end of main street, various nuisance issues in town, getting the pile of trees pushed up at the dump grounds, fire hydrants that are leaking in town, having a gravel pile that could be used to fill potholes in town, and advertising positions in the newspaper. The board will be looking into these issues, and they will be discussed further at the next board meeting.  

A motion was made by Larson, seconded by Gromer, carried, to approve the following claims for payment:

General AND WATER/SEWER: Angie Meier – $754.45 – Finance Officer Wages, Public Health Laboratory – $15.00 – Water Sample, NorthWestern Energy – $1,053.97 (Water Valve – $14.07, Lift Station – $291.51, Rossy Park – $23.91, Water Plant – $107.39, Lagoon – $15.00, Street Lights – $463.85, Community Center – $138.24), Santel Communications – $236.21 (Community Center – Internet – $55.00, Community Center – Phone – $26.38, Lift Station – $44.41, Office – Internet – $80.50, Office – Phone – $29.92), Cor Insurance – $150.00 – Baseball Insurance, Miedema Sanitation – $769.88 – Dumpster Days and Monthly Garbage Removal, Michael Hoffman – $83.11 – Wages – Meter Reader, Gary Moody – $788.52 – Payroll Summer Help (Wages April and May), USDA – $156.00 – Tower Loan, John Deere Financial – $4,084.69 – Tractor Loan Payment, Doug’s Custom Paint & Body – $73.86 – Mower Repairs, Department of Environment & Natural Resource – $60.00 – Drinking Water Fee, Sanborn County Auditor – $500.00 – Alertsense Annual Payment, Mark Chada – $26.35 – Reimbursement Postage for mailing water sample, 

The next board meeting will be held on June 22nd, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. at the Community Center. 

Angie Meier

Finance Officer 

Woonsocket School Board proceedings

UNAPPROVED MINUTES –  SPECIAL MEETING HELD  JUNE 24, 2020 

The Woonsocket Board of Education met in special session on June 24th, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. in the commons area of the Woonsocket School. Members attending were: Jason White, Neal Hiemstra and Lisa Snedeker. Todd Olinger and Jodi Doering were absent.   Others in attendance were Superintendent Rod Weber and Chris Selland. The purpose of the special meeting was to approve the 2019-2020 budget supplements and conduct end of fiscal year business. The meeting was called to order at 12:00 p.m.  

On a motion by Neal Hiemstra, seconded by Lisa Snedeker, the Board approved the meeting agenda as presented. Motion carried.  

Motion was made by Lisa Snedeker, with a second by Neal Hiemstra, to approve the following 2019-2020 budget supplements:

General Fund:

From reserve fund: Elementary Instruction – $57,000.00, Ed Media (Library) – $3,800.00, Executive Administration – $200.00, Secondary Principal – $2,300.00, Operation/ Maintenance – $17,000.00, Fiscal Services – $800.00, Pupil Transportation – $1,500.00, Guidance – $4,000.00

Capital Outlay Fund:  

From reserve funds: Pupil transportation (bus) – $49,750.00, Buildings – $5,000.00, Debt repayment – $2,900.00

Special Education Fund: 

From reserve funds: Contracted services/testing – $11,000.00

Debt Service Fund:

From reserve funds: QZAB Bond – $3,333.33

Enterprise Fund 53 (Pre-K/DE):

From reserve funds: Federal special programs – $700.00

Food Service Fund:

From reserve funds: Salaries/Benefits – $7,000.00, Equipment (freezer) – $14,755.15

Pension Fund:  

From reserve funds: Transfer to general fund – $6,208.60

Motion carried.

Motion was made by Neal Hiemstra, with a second by Lisa Snedeker, to approve the purchase of new kindergarten through eighth grade math curriculum (capital outlay fund) by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for $46,529.54 for the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried.

Motion was made by Lisa Snedeker, with a second by Neal Hiemstra, to approve the purchase of new seventh through 12th grade English curriculum (capital outlay fund) by McGraw Hill for $27,216.00 for the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried.

Motion was made by Neal Hiemstra, with a second by Lisa Snedeker, to approve an order for COVID-19 sanitizing/health supplies to include no-touch thermometers, masks, gloves and hand sanitizing stations for $9,945.96. The source of funding for this order is CARES federal grant funds. Motion carried.  

Motion was made by Lisa Snedeker, with a second by Neal Hiemstra, to approve the 2020-2021 salary schedule. Motion carried.

There being no further business to come before the Board, the June 24th, 2020, special board meeting of the Woonsocket Board of Education was adjourned at 12:19 p.m. on a motion by Neal Hiemstra, with a second by Lisa Snedeker. Motion carried. 

JASON WHITE

Chair

CRYSTAL A. SELLAND 

Business Manager

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