April 09, 2013
The Board of County Commissioners met in regular session Tuesday April 09, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Members present: Mockler, Kephart, Passick, Packard and Powell.
Powell moved, seconded by Mockler and carried to approve the agenda as presented.
Minutes of the April 2nd meeting were approved with a motion by Mockler seconded by Packard and carried.
Layne Stewart/Emergency Management Director met with the Board. Mockler moved, seconded by Packard and carried to authorize the Chairman to sign 2nd Quarter Reports 2013 as presented. Powell moved, seconded by Kephart and carried to authorize the Chairman to sign LEOP(Local Emergency Operations Plan) with updates for 2013.
Gary Drews/ SDML Representative met with the Board to discuss Clay County liability insurance as requested by the Board. Powell moved, seconded by Mockler and carried to increase the county liability insurance from 1M to 5M and to allow the payment taken from the Commissioners Budget for 2013.
Jill Munger/Community Health Nurse met with the Board. The Quarterly Report for Jan, Feb, and Mar. 2013 was reviewed. WIC Staff has been training on new software program, becoming paperless in the WIC Office. Grace Freeman has taken over as POD Coordinator for Clay & Union Counties.
It was reported that the Hwy Department will be going to 4- 10 hour days beginning April 22nd. Hours will be 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday.
The Hwy Dept. will be removing the weight limit restrictions April 12th weather permitting.
The Weed Department requested permission to hire 1-extra summer worker for the salt cedar project, they will be paid out of the grant money for this work. Powell moved, seconded by Packard and carried to approve the increase from 4 to 5 part time weed employees for 2013.
The County Hwy Dept. will be starting their summer hours beginning April 23.
Hours will be 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday.
At 9:30 a.m. the Board acting as the Board of Resolution conducted the following drainage permit hearing:
#2013-04 Tom Logue, 30565 455 Ave, Volin SD 57072
For Proposed drainage tile in the SW1/4, Sec. 12, Township 94 North, (Bethel Twp) Range 53 West, of the 5th P.M. to drain Northeast into existing waterway to Spirit Mound Creek, then Southeast to the Vermillion River.
No one present was in objection to the drainage and no written comments were received. Mockler moved, seconded by Powell and carried to authorize the Chairman to sign Drainage Permit #2013-04 as presented.
The Register of Deeds Statement of Fees Collected for March 2013 for $16,281.50 and the following Auditor's Account with the County Treasurer for March 2013 were accepted and placed on file.
WITH THE COUNTY
To the Honorable Board of County Commissioners of Clay County items in the hands of the County Treasurer as of March 31, 2013. I hereby submit the following report of my examination of the cash:
Total amount of deposits in banks 3,307,083.81 Amount of actual cash 1,034.94
Total amount of checks and drafts in Treasurer's
Possession not exceeding three days 14,210.29
Itemized list of all items, checks and drafts which have been in the Treasurer's possession over three days: 1,788.68 Checks returned and not deposited
Investments 251,000.00 Cash Variation 32.60
Dated this 1st Day of April 2013.
Ruth A. Bremer, County Auditor
The Board reviewed the proposed County Ordinance to repeal the County's Drainage Ordinance#94-5. Those attending were members of the Drainage Committee, Water Development District, TLC and other concerned citizens. The group also discussed the release of water from Lake Thompson in Kingsbury County and the effects it will have on Clay County.It was the consensus of the Board that they support a letter written by the States Attorney on their behalf for stopping the release of water and to authorize commission members travel expenses paid if needed to appear in person to stop any water released from the lake on the subservient land owners in Clay County.
Mockler moved, seconded by Packard and carried to Set April 30th at 10:00 a.m. for the first reading of County Ordinance 2013-03 repealing Ordinance #94-5.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC
Notice is hereby given that the Clay County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday April 30, 2013, regarding the repeal of Ordinance No. 94-5, Drainage Permit Ordinance of Clay County, South Dakota at the Clay County Courthouse, Commissioner room, Vermillion, SD. A copy of Ordinance #2013-03 is available for public review at the Clay County Courthouse in the office of the Auditor during regular business hours.
The purpose of this hearing is to explain the proposed repeal of Ordinance No. 94-5 to interested persons, to answer questions regarding this item and to hear public comment on this item. The Board of County Commissioners invites all interested persons to attend and offer their comments. Those interested persons not able to attend are invited and encouraged to send written comments, prior to the hearing, to the Clay County Auditor, 211 W. Main Street, Suite 200, Vermillion, SD 57069.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you need special assistance to participate in this hearing, please contact the Clay County Auditor at (605) 677-7120. Anyone who is deaf, hard-of-hearing or speech-disabled may utilize Relay South Dakota at (800) 877-1113 (TTY/Voice). Notification 48 hours prior to the hearing will enable the County to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this hearing.
Ruth A. Bremer
Clay County Auditor
Steve Howe/VCDC Director met with the Board to review information regarding the Plat of Lot 8 of Block 7 Erickson Addition to the City of Vermillion where Eagle Creek Project will be located and the proposed creation of a Tax Increment Financing District (TIF) to support the development (site improvements & building construction).
The city currently has plans to dissolve TIF's 1, 3, & 4 sometime in 2013.
The Board reviewed the county's health insurance coverage and the quotes they recently received. Mockler moved, seconded by Kephart and carried to approve the same coverage plan the county currently has with Wellmark-Blue Cross/Blue Shield for one more year, giving the new health care laws time to adjust the requirements and costs associated with the program.
Jane Larson/Vermillion City Library met with the Board and reviewed her annual library report for 2012. The new addition to the library is complete and open.
Andrew Jensen/4-H Advisor was listed on agenda but was unable to attend the meeting.
The Board discussed the recent water damage in the courthouse basement with Anthony Edelen/Louie's Carpet Cleaning and the work yet to be completed in removing damage tiles and eradication of asbestos in the weeks to come.
Motion by Powell, seconded by Packard and carried to approve the following claims for payment: April Bills: (Tax Disbursement) Beresford School-$31176.15, Bethel Twp.-$7535.15, Centerville School-$11243.19, City of Vermillion-$101193.69, Clay Co. Treasurer-$1520.54, Domestic Violence-$160.00, Fairview Twp.-$9497.11, Garfield Twp.-$9001.18, Gayville/Volin School-$10423.32, Glenwood Twp.-$7592.09, Irene City-$1266.07, Irene/Wakonda School-$72737.80, Meckling Twp.-$7628.60, Norway Twp.-$4240.94, Pleasant Valley Twp.-$6938.56, Prairie Center Twp.-$8893.05, Riverside Twp.-$5873.61, Seilers Second Road Dist.-$238.80, Spirit Mound Twp.-$7510.90, Star Twp.-$7058.85, TLC Water Proj. Dist.-$436.73, Vermillion Basin Water Dev. Dist.-$1577.97, Vermillion School-$277435.26, Vermillion Twp.-$6085.82, Wakonda Town-$4227.83; (Modernization/Preservation Fund) SDACO-$420.00; (E-911) City of Vermillion-$57670.76; (Prof. Serv./Fees) Brevik Law Office-$168.57, Jeanne Collison-$15.00, Dakotabilities-$180.00, Dept. of Revenue-$2975.70, David Hosmer Law Office-$161.285, Randy Houska/Houska Dental-$82.00, iSecuretrac-$316.80, Kennedy, Pier & Knoff-$187.80, Joan Kittelson-$15.00, Lucille Lewno-$300.92, McLeod's Printing & Supply-$722.19, PharmChem-$168.00, Reed Law Offices-$344.40, Sanford Health-$5588.57, SD Achieve-$120.00, SD Dept. of Health Lab-$157.00, SESDAC-$360.00, Shepherd Reporting-$55.00, Karen Swanda-$30.00, Yankton Co. Sheriff-$25.00, Yankton Medical Clinic-$39.61; (Publishing) Broadcaster Press-$54.00, Plain Talk-$1213.74, Star Publishing-$706.22, The Equalizer-$54.00; (Repairs/Maint.) Century Business Products-$11.33, Dakota PC Warehouse-$39.99, First Bank & Trust Visa-$18.00, HARTELCO-$10.00, Iowa Office Supply-$147.48, Johnson Electric-$440.73, Johnson Feed-$52.50, Midwest Bldg. Maint.-$24.00, Murph's Appliances-$79.50, Office Systems Co.-$400.00, Overhead Door Co.-$297.00, Presto-X-$63.63, Turner Plumbing-$149.32; (Data Processing) Microfilm Imaging Sytems-$432.00, Software Services-$2247.00; (Materials/Supplies) A-OX Welding Supply-$213.62, Appeara-$46.91, Butler Machinery-$498.97, Campbell Supply-$256.74, Chemco-$239.27, Cox Auto Supply-$150.36, Dakota PC Warehouse-$29.99, Davis Pharmacy-$453.29, Fast Auto Glass-$745.00, First Bank & Trust Visa-$482.48, JCL Solutions-$505.78, Jerry's Service-$23435.33, Johnson Feed-$1.58, Lawson Products-$335.92, Lyle Signs-$201.08, MARCO-$173.58, Midwest Bldg. Maint.-$42.00, North Central International-$790.42, Overhead Door Co.-$257.45, SD Assn. of Co. Weed Boards-$150.00, SD Dept. of Transportation-$334.64, Sturdevant's Auto Parts-$3145.58, True Value-$86.87, Vermillion ACE Hardware-$56.86, Vermillion Federal Credit Union-$66.99, Western Office Tech.-$132.22; (Copier Supplies) Century Business Products-$37.13; (Travel/Conference) Brunick Service-$7.00, First Bank & Trust Visa-$114.00, Andrew Jensen-$24.42, Raymond Passick-$47.36, Paul Pederson-$125.00, River Lodge-$144.00, Vermillion Federal Credit Union-$125.00; (Inmate Transport) Pennington Co. Sheriff-$124.80, Winner Police Dept.-$68.67; (Utilities) Bureau of Admin.-$94.07, Centurylink-$493.96, Clay Union Electric-$688.00, Fischer's Disposal-$50.00, HARTELCO-$79.95, MidAmerican Energy-$1167.56, Reliance Telephone-$800.00, Vermillion Garbage Svc.-$216.00; (Jail Meals) Cherry Street Grille-$6010.94; (County Health Nurse Payment) Dept. of Revenue-$1802.50; (Machinery/Auto) Brunick Service-$18.00, Keeprs-$155.98, Vermillion Federal Credit Union-$159.95, Vermillion Ford-$27290.03; (Jury/Witness) Paul McGinnis-$20.00; (Catastrophic Legal Fund) SDACC-$2104.64; (Juvenile Detention) Volunteers of America-$1980.00.
At 11:15 a.m. Mockler moved, seconded by Packard and carried to adjourn and reconvene Tuesday, April 30, 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 $134.61
Published: May 3, 2013