REGULAR MEETING OF BRULE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

June 4, 2019

The Board of Brule County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:30 a.m. at the Brule County Courthouse. Members present: Nesladek, Mairose, Rasmussen, Dozark and Carson. Also present: Janet Petrak, Central Dakota Times, Rita Raish, Chamberlain Oacoma Sun and Deputy States Attorney David Larson.

APPROVE MINUTES

Commissioner Rasmussen moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to approve the May 21, 2019 minutes. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

LOAD LIMITS

Commissioner Rasmussen moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to lift the load limits on the County roads as the roads are improving with the warmer and dryer weather. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

COUNTY NURSE CONTRACT

The Department of Health sent a seven month contract from June 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 to the County for $13,027.00. This contract would then get the nursing contract on a calendar year contract and would coincide with the County annual budget. Commissioner Rasmussen moved and Commissioner Carson seconded to approve the seven month contract. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

DISTRICT III PLANNING & ZONING

Commissioner Rasmussen moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to renew the membership with District III Planning & Zoning for the year 2020 with the dues set at $13,522.00. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

DISASTER DECLARATION

Emergency Manager Katheryn Benton advised the Board that a second disaster declaration should be declared due to the recent excessive rainfall. Commissioner Mairose moved and Commissioner Rasmussen seconded to adopt the following resolution:

RESOLUTION 2019-3

DECLARING DISASTER

SPRING Ė 2019 FLOODING AND DAMAGE

WHEREAS, in the Spring of 2019, Brule County received excessive rainfall; and

WHEREAS, the rain has caused extensive road damage to county highways and township highways throughout the county; and

WHEREAS, Brule County, the municipalities, critical infrastructure and the township governments contained within Brule County are in need of assistance in coping with the damage to roads;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Brule County, as follows:

  1. Brule County is hereby declared to be in a state of disaster and emergency arising from flooding;

  1. The Board of County Commissioners request that Brule County be designated as a disaster area and as eligible for emergency and disaster assistance, by the Governor of the State of South Dakota and other appropriate authorities of the State of South Dakota and of the United States Government and that its residents be afforded an opportunity to participate in State and Federal disaster relief programs and benefits;

  1. That the Brule County Auditor is authorized and directed to communicate this declaration to the appropriate State and Federal authorities, and to interested parties, including the press.

Dated the 4th day of June, 2019. Signed at Chamberlain, SD by Chairman James Nesladek, Attest: Pamela Petrak, Auditor. 5 ayes, 0 nays. Motion carried.

REPORTS & CORRESPONDENCE

The following reports were received and placed on file in the County Auditorís office: CASA Annual Report, Auditors Account with the Treasurer, Trial Balance Sheet and Register of Deeds Statement of Fees.

AUDITORíS ACCOUNT WITH THE TREASUER

The Auditorís Account with the Treasurer showed a 5-31-2019 balance of $5,475,497.73 in all state, county, civil, school & trust funds.

REGISTER OF DEEDS STATEMENT OF FEES

The Register of Deeds Statement of Fees showed a collection of $5,435.83 for May, 2019.

APPROVE CLAIMS

Commissioner Carson moved and Commissioner Mairose seconded to approve the following payroll and claims. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

GENERAL FUND

Salaries: Commissioners, 1521.80; Auditor, 2913.03; Treasurer, 3096.50; States Attorney, 2907.38; Assessor, 3257.17; Planning Commission, 188.39; Register of Deeds, 2840.89; Veteran Service Officer, 485.66; Sheriff, 9038.50; Jail, 7146.54; Courthouse, 1237.60, Extension, 325.47. FICA & Medicare: First Dakota Bank, 2737.83. Retirement: SDRS, 1962.67. Insurance Reimbursement: 2930.29. Insurance: Lifestyle Health Insurance, 7279.53. Anson, Ashley, 1225.50; Bales, Marie, 126.40; Bob Barker, 217.35; Bomgaars Supply, 29.62; Central Dakota Times, 239.40; Cozine Electric Inc, 116.46; Department of Transportation, 122.14; Heiman Inc, 356.64; Hopkins Plumbing & Heating, 96.94; ICS Jail Supplies, 54.94; Johnson Pochop Law Office, 2210.50; Kennedy, Pier, Loftus & Reynolds, 145.50; Lucille M. Halverson, 702.56; Miller, Darrell, 3069.00; Missouri Valley Ambulance, 597.33; Northwestern, 2571.02; Office Products Center, 174.95; Omniciell, 236.88; Papendick, Douglas, 294.50; Petty Cash, 6.45; Ramkota Hotel , Pierre, 415.96; Ruggieri, Gina, 925.85; SD Association of County Commissioners, 2120.00; SDSU Extension, 186.52; Sanford Health Network, 345.11; Team Laboratory Chemical, 95.90; Verizon Wireless, 70.88; Yankton County, 230.50.

ROAD & BRIDGE FUND

Salaries: 9871.01. FICA & Medicare: First Dakota Bank, 754.58. Retirement: SDRS, 592.26. Insurance Reimbursement: 266.39. Insurance: 3750.00. Bomgaars Supply, 288.07; Department of Transportation, 319.59; Heiman Inc, 621.38; Northwestern, 312.77; Office Products Center, 372.17; Overweg Repair, 825.00; WW Tire Service Inc, 84.00.

E911 FUND

Central Dakota Times, 14.36; Lucille M. Halverson, 20.69.

24/7 FUND

Salaries: 428.21. FICA & Medicare: First Dakota Bank, 30.54. Retirement: SDRS, 31.71. Insurance: Lifestyle Health Insurance; 187.50. Attorney Generalís Office, 672.00; Office Products Center, 279.98; Petty Cash, 9.00; Redwood Toxicology Laboratory, 2668.16.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FUND

Salaries: 555.80. FICA & Medicare: First Dakota Bank, 51.24. Retirement: SDRS, 33.35. Insurance Reimbursement: 266.39. Ramkota Hotel, 57.00.

LEPC FUND

Cozine Electric Inc, 940.05.

ADJOURNMENT

Commissioner Carson moved and Commissioner Mairose seconded to adjourn at 9:56 am with the next meeting being held on 6-18-2019 at 9:30 am. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

ATTEST:

PAMELA PETRAK                    
BRULE COUNTY AUDITOR     

JAMES NESLADEK                      
BOARD OF BRULE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS



 
 
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