March 12, 2013
The Board of County Commissioners met in regular session Tuesday March 12, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Members present: Passick, Powell and Packard. Absent: Wilson and Kephart.
Packard moved, seconded by Kephart and carried to approve the agenda.
Minutes of the March 5, 2013 meeting were amended and approved with a motion by Packard seconded by Kephart and carried.
Layne Stewart/Emerg. Mgmt Dir. and Jill Munger/CHN met with the Board to discuss 2013- POD Contract. Powell moved, seconded by Mockler and carried to authorize the Chairman to sign the State Grant Agreement between State Dept. of Health and Clay County Emergency Management for $4,000 to further develop, drill, maintain and update local POD Plan.
Larry McPherson/Hwy Foreman met with the Board to discuss hwy matters. It was reported the weight limits on county roads would go into effect March 18th.
At 9:30 a.m. the Board conducted the Bid Opening on Supplies and Materials for the County Hwy Department.
Powell moved, seconded by Kephart and carried to table the awarding the supply bids for two weeks, allowing the Hwy Superintendent time to review and offer his recommendations.
Auditor Ruth Bremer met with the Board and presented her official notice of resignation effective as of June 30 2013. Her retirement plans include more family time and travel. Mockler moved, seconded by Packard and carried to authorize the position advertised with the closing date of April 5th.
Good Friday holiday was discussed with allowing extra 4 hours. Packard moved, seconded by Mockler and carried to leave Good Friday at 4-hours of holiday pay as currently listed in the county personnel manual.
The Board discussed reviewing the county wage scale and forming a committee to research information needed to verify any needs for change. It was the consensus of the Board that 3- department heads and 2- employees be assigned to the committee and report back to the board with their recommendations before May 1st.
It was the consensus of the Board to set May 9th for the county's annual tour of roads and bridges.
At 10:30 a.m. the first reading on the following County Ordinance 2013-01 was held:
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE #05-01
BY REZONING CERTAIN PROPERTY
BE IT ORDAINED BY CLAY COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA:
That Ordinance #05-01 be amended as follows:
A zoning change from A-1 Agricultural District to C-1 Commercial District for the placement of a Commercial Business by owner Heine Electric & Irrigation, for property located in the NE1/4SE _, Section 5, Township 92 North, Range 52 West of the 5th P.M., Clay County, South Dakota (Norway Twp).
Those attending: Scott Heine
Second reading and adoption of County Ordinance #2013-01 is scheduled for Tuesday March 26 2013 at 10:30 a.m.
At 10:40 a.m. the Board held the second reading and adoption of the following County Ordinance:
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE #2011-03
BY REDUCING LOT SIZE IN THE A-1 AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT
WITHIN THE JOINT JURISDICTION ZONING REGULATIONS
BE IT ORDAINED BY CLAY COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA:
That Ordinance #2011-03 be amended as follows:
Lot and Yard Regulations in the A-1 Agricultural District:
Lot size changed from two (2) acre lots to one (1) acre lots in the document titled 2012 Joint Zoning Regulations for Clay County and the City of Vermillion, with this Ordinance. The 2012 Joint Zoning Regulations and associated Official Zoning Map are on file with the Clay County Auditor and the Vermillion Finance Officer.
Ruth A. Bremer, County Auditor Clay County, South Dakota
Jt. Plan-Public Hearing: February 11, 2013
First Reading Jt.: March 05, 2013
Second Reading: March 12, 2013
Adoption: March 12, 2013
Publication: March 15, 2013
Effective Date: April 04, 2013
CLAY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
Raymond Passick, Chairman
Leo F. Powell
Leslie K. Kephart
Ruth A. Bremer, Clay County Auditor
No public was present for the hearing and no written comments had been received. Powell moved, seconded by Mockler to pass and adopt County Ordinance #2013-02. Roll call vote was taken- All voting aye, motion carried.
The Sheriff's Monthly Cash Report for February was accepted and placed on file.
At 10:45 a.m. the time set to review insurance quotes for May 1st coverage 2013/2014. Insurance companies scheduled: Those present: CorInsurance, Vermillion-
Mutual Medical-Sioux Falls, Roger Risty- Sioux Falls, Wellmark- Gary Welter, Yankton (teleconference) It was the consensus of the Board to table any decision until March 26th meeting allowing CorInsurance time to receive county information needed to bid and Wellmark can be present to submit their proposal in person and respond to questions.
It was the consensus of the Board that June 11th be set for the Annual Ditch Board meeting, if Yankton County agrees to the date.
Motion by Powell, seconded by Packard and carried to approve the following claims for payment: March Bills: (Tax Disbursement) Beresford School-$12516.52, Bethel Twp.-$475.85, Centerville School-$6855.20, City of Vermillion-$57313.60, Domestic Violence-$240.00, Fairview Twp.-$956.96, Garfield Twp.-$298.15, Gayville/Volin School-$1556.88, Glenwood Twp.-$1464.67, Irene/Wakonda School-$22590.07, Meckling Twp.-$258.39, Norway Twp.-$1313.27, Pleasant Valley Twp.-$577.22, Prairie Center Twp.-$972.73, Riverside Twp.-$799.54, Seilers Second Road Dist.-$123.03, Spirit Mound Twp.-$1414.61, Star Twp.-$1768.76, TLC Water Proj. Dist.-$53.06, Vermillion Basin Water Dev. Dist.-$630.15, Vermillion School-$132,062.03, Vermillion Twp.-$702.49, Viborg School-$1407.62, Wakonda Town-$1961.94; (Modernization/Preservation Fund) SDACO-$280.00; (Prof. Serv./Fees) John Billings-$2741.25, Dept. of Revenue-$3525.90, Marv Ekeren-$15.00, LaCroix Law Office-$212.50, Lucille Lewno-$150.46, Lincoln Co. Treasurer-$556.39, Mail Finance-$78.72, Netsys Plus-$125.00, PharmChem-$63.00, Sanford Health-$840.55, SD Achieve-$120.00, SD Dept. of Health Lab-$315.00, Security Shredding-$35.00, SESDAC-$360.00, Shepherd Reporting-$27.50, Karen Swanda-$15.00, The Equalizer-$56.00, Vermillion Federal Credit Union-$31.66, Yankton Co. Sheriff-$25.00, Yankton Co. Treasurer-$759.75; (Publishing) Plain Talk-$747.97, Star Publishing-$421.53; (Beacon/Pictometry) Pictometry International-$133.70; (Repairs/Maint.) Century Business Products-$29.14, HARTELCO-$10.00, Mail Finance-$551.25, Midwest Bldg. Maint.-$24.00, Mark Nelsen/Nelsen Electric-$455.00, Racom-$1020.44, Turner Plumbing-$99.00, Vermillion Ford-$272.00; (Data Processing) Bureau of Admin.-$18.00, Microfilm Imaging Sytems-$432.00, Netsys Plus-$105.00, Software Services-$1520.00; (Materials/Supplies) A-OX Welding Supply-$350.76, American Institutional-$130.95, Appeara-$47.95, Boyer Trucks SF-$1147.07, Café Brule/Cakes by Monica-$41.00, Campbell Supply-$112.65, Chemco-$61.89, CMoore Pit Service-$80.00, First Bank & Trust Visa-$146.71, Jack's Uniforms-$21.00, JCL Solutions-$230.72, Lawson Products-$368.96, Ludens-$575.00, Mart Auto Body & Marine-$8.29, Midwest Bldg. Maint.-$42.00, Mark Nelsen/Nelsen Electric-$199.18, Northern Truck Equip.-$640.37, Orr Farm Supply-$99.74, Print Source-$189.00, Quill Corp.-$112.60, Rasmussen Motors-$56.60, Redwood Toxicology Lab-$638.49, Riverside Hydraulics-$25.76, Sanitation Products-$103.33, SD Dept. of Transportation-$287.13, State 4-H Office-$61.00, Sturdevant's Auto Parts-$36.80, True Value-$73.05, US Postal Service-$46.00, Vander Haag's-$64.24, Vermillion ACE Hardware-$8.99, Vermillion Ford-$328.60, Western Office Tech.-$107.96, Wheelco Brake & Supply-$176.84; (Copier Contract) Century Business Products-$28.00; (Travel/Conference) First Bank & Trust Visa-$474.95, Dennis Ganschow-$167.36, Frank (Rick) Martz-$25.00, Vermillion Federal Credit Union-$50.00; (Utilities) Centurylink-$493.96, Clay Union Electric-$679.96, Fischer's Disposal-$50.00, HARTELCO-$79.95, iSecuretrac-$391.05. MidAmerican Energy-$1391.54, Reliance Telephone-$400.00, Vermillion Garbage Svc.-$216.00; (Machinery/Auto) First Bank & Trust Visa-$7.27, Sanitation Products-$5250.00, Vermillion Federal Credit Union-$79.25; (Weed Chemicals) SD/NE PLS Mgmt. Project-$500.00; (Jail Meals) Cherry Street Grille-$5252.28; (Juvenile Detention) Volunteers of America-$220.00; (Training/Special Equip.) CDW Government-$306.22, Jack's Uniforms-$268.00, MOAC Mall Holdings-$150.00; (Jury/Witness) Spencer Hastings-$67.36, Joel Osteen-$20.00, Trenton Powell-$67.36, Joseph Pruitt-$54.78, Annetta Scott-$20.00, Cynthia Skelton-Brown-$52.56; (Catastrophic Poor Relief) SDACC Office-$2104.64; (Catastrophic Legal Fund) SDACC Office-$2623.00.
At 12:10 p.m. Packard moved, seconded by Kephart and carried to adjourn and reconvene Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.
Raymond (Dusty) Passick, Chairman
Board of County Commissioners
Ruth A. Bremer, County Auditor
Published once at the total approximate cost of $119.61.
Published: March 29, 2013