Proceedings: TC Commissioners 1-2-19

Proceedings

The meeting of the Todd County Commissioners was called to order by the Chairman in the Commissioner Room at the County Building at Mission on January 2, 2019 at 10:07 a.m. Roll call showed Board members Gregg Grimshaw, William Giroux, Patsy Valandra, Howard Heinert and Marshal Tinant. Also present was Deputy Auditor Terri Fisher.

Nominations were opened for Chairman for 2019. Tinant nominated Gregg Grimshaw for Chairman. Tinant made the motion, seconded by Giroux, that nominations cease and a unanimous ballot be cast for Grimshaw for Chairman.

Roll call: All ayes. Motion carried.

Nominations were opened for Vice-Chairman. Valandra nominated Marshal Tinant for Vice-Chairman. Valandra made the motion, seconded by Giroux, that nominations cease and a unanimous ballot be cast for Tinant as Vice-Chairman.

Roll call: All ayes. Motion carried.

Valandra made the motion, seconded by Giroux, to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION (1-2019):

Be It Resolved by the Todd County Board of Commissioners that each member of the Board of Commissioners shall be compensated at the rate of $400.00 per regular meeting attended, and

Further Be It Resolved that each Board member shall be compensated at the rate of $100.00 per special meeting attended, and Be It Resolved Further each Commissioner shall receive mileage at state rate for each mile traveled to attend Board meetings.

Dated at Mission, South Dakota this 2nd day of January, 2019.

Roll call: Ayes: Grimshaw, Giroux, Heinert, Tinant and Valandra. Nays: None. Resolution adopted.

The Fairboard members, date of appointment and termination are as follows:

Board Member Appointed Term Expires

Loren Buettner 1-3-2018 1-5-2021

Rebecca Rahn 1-3-2018 1-5-2021

Jimmy Doyle 1-2-2019 1-4-2022

Kodi Blotsky 1-2-2019 1-4-2022

Diana Assman 1-4-2017 1-7-2020

Tinant made the motion, seconded by Valandra, to appoint Jimmy Doyle and Kodi Blotsky to the Fairboard as their terms had expired.

Roll call: All ayes. Motion carried.

At 10:17 a.m. Barry Bailey, acting Sheriff, entered the meeting. The Weed and Pest Board needs a new Member at Large to replace Carl Hunger. Mr. Bailey will serve on the Weed Board.

Tinant made the motion, seconded by Valandra, to appoint the Weed and Pest Board members as follows:

Board Member Appointed Commissioner District

Marshal Tinant 1-2-2019 #1

Gregg Grimshaw 1-2-2019 #2

William Giroux 1-2-2019 #3

Howard Heinert 1-2-2019 #4

Patsy Valandra 1-2-2019 #5

Barry Bailey 1-2-2019 Member at Large

Hugh Storms 1-2-2019 Member at Large

Roll call: All ayes. Motion carried.

Mr. Bailey left the meeting.

Tinant made the motion, seconded by Giroux, to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION (2-2019):

Be It Resolved by the Todd County Board of Commissioners that the Superintendents, Deputies and Interpreters of each election shall be paid a fee of $200.00 pursuant to SDCL 12-15-11 and

Further Be it Resolved, the person delivering the supplies and ballot boxes to the Sheriff’s office or Auditor’s Office shall receive state rates per each mile necessarily traveled in going to and returning from making the delivery, and

Be It Resolved Further that all Superintendents, Deputies and Interpreters shall be allowed a fee of $50.00 for attending an election school at a time and place fixed by the County Auditor.

Dated at Mission, South Dakota this 2nd day of January, 2019.

Roll call: Ayes: Grimshaw, Heinert, Giroux, Tinant and Valandra Nays: None. Resolution adopted.

Valandra made the motion, seconded by Tinant, to adopt the following: 

RESOLUTION (3-2019):

Be It Resolved by the Todd County Board of Commissioners to hereby appoint Monica Rahn as Coroner for Todd County, and 

Further Be It Resolved Ms. Rahn shall be compensated at the rate of $100.00 per call and receive mileage at state rate for miles traveled to fulfill her duties.

Dated at Mission, South Dakota this 2nd day of January, 2019.

Roll call: Ayes: Grimshaw, Heinert, Giroux, Tinant and Valandra. Nays: None. Resolution adopted.

Giroux made the motion, seconded by Valandra, to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION (4-2019):

Be It Resolved by the Todd County Board of Commissioners to hereby compensate members of the Fairboard $25.00 per meeting attended, and

Further Be It Resolved that each member of said Board shall be compensated for miles driven to fulfill that duty at the state rate for mileage.

Dated at Mission, South Dakota this 2nd day of January, 2019.

Roll call: Ayes: Grimshaw, Heinert, Giroux, Tinant and Valandra. Nays: None. Resolution adopted.

Giroux made the motion, seconded by Heinert, to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION (5-2019):

Be It Resolved by the Todd County Board of Commissioners to hereby designate the Todd County Tribune as the official newspaper for Todd County for 2019.

Dated at Mission, South Dakota this 2nd day of January, 2019.

Roll call: Ayes: Grimshaw, Giroux, Heinert, Valandra and Tinant. Nays: None. Resolution adopted.

Tinant made the motion, seconded by Giroux, to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION (6-2019):

Be It Resolved by the Todd County Board of Commissioners to hereby designate Wells Fargo Bank in Mission and First Fidelity Bank and Bank West, both located in Winner, South Dakota, as official depositories of county funds.

Dated at Mission, South Dakota this 2nd day of January, 2019.

Roll call: Ayes: Grimshaw, Giroux, Heinert, Tinant and Valandra. Nays: None. Resolution adopted.

Hugh Storms, Highways superintendent, entered the meeting. Discussion was held on the progress of snow clearing in the county. Discussion was held on the current grader repairs. Mr. Storms is trying to find a salvage pump to fix the grader. The trade in value for the equipment in current state is $38,000. Continued discussion was held. Mr. Storms left the meeting. 

Valandra made the motion, seconded by Heinert, to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION (7-2019):

Be It Resolved by the Todd County Board of Commissioners that the Board of Commissioners shall meet for the transaction of official business on the first and third Wednesday of each month unless rescheduled, with the exception of September, when the first meeting of the month shall be held on the first Tuesday for consideration of the provisional budget pursuant to SDCL 7-21-8.

Dated at Mission, South Dakota this 2nd day of January, 2019. 

Roll call: Ayes: Grimshaw, Giroux, Heinert, Tinant and Valandra. Nays: None. Resolution adopted.

The Auditor’s Account with the Treasurer was presented for the approval of the Board as follows:

To the Honorable Board of County Commissioners Todd County:

I hereby submit the following report of my examination of the cash and cash items in the hands of the County Treasurer of this County as of December 31, 2018:

Total amount of deposits in banks $1,793,272.86

Total amount of actual cash 357.67

Total amount of checks and drafts in Treasurer’s possession not exceeding three days 414.42

Itemized list of all items, checks and drafts which have been in the Treasurer’s possession over three days

John Traversie, 97.45; Andrea Iron Heart, 102.50; Credit Card, 337.49; Postage, Freight, Exp. Co. License & Title; Total $1,794,582.39

Dated this 2nd day of January, 2019.

Terri Fisher,

Deputy County Auditor Todd Co.

Valandra made the motion, seconded by Heinert, that the Auditor’s Account with the Treasurer be approved as presented.

Roll call: All ayes. Motion carried.

Tinant made the motion, seconded by Giroux, to advertise for fuel bids to be opened February 6, 2019.

Roll call: All ayes. Motion carried.

Mr. Grimshaw asked each commissioner if there were specific roads in their district needing major renovation or gravelling. He asked each commissioner to compile a list of roads needing attention so that it could be gone over at the next meeting with Mr. Storms and incorporated into the county’s 5-year plan. 

Tinant made the motion, seconded by Giroux, to approve the following claims:

Payroll: Courthouse: $127.53; Veteran’s Office: $1,018.40; Sheriff’s Office: $2,534.96; Road & Bridge: $13,221.63; Emergency Management: $644.23; General Deduction: Nebraska Child Support, Child Support, $528.74; Various Deductions: First Fidelity Bank, Withholding, Social Security & Medicare, $4,056.21; SD Retirement System, Contribution, $1,871.04. Commissioners: Wm Giroux, Mileage Reimb, $28.56; Howard Heinert, Mileage Reimb, $23.52; Marshal Tiniant, Mileage Reimb, $47.04; Patsy Valandra, Mileage Reimb, $33.60; Auditor: Barb Desersa, Mileage Reimb, $75.60.

Roll call: All ayes. Motion carried.

At 11:15 a.m. Valandra made the motion to adjourn until the next meeting to be held on January 16, 2019, seconded by Giroux.

Roll call: All ayes. Motion carried. 

Chairman, Gregg Grimshaw

ATTEST:

County Deputy Auditor

Published once at the total approximate cost of $123.48

Published: January 9, 2019

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