Proceedings: BC Commissioners 3-21-18


Board Of Bennett County Commissioners

Minutes Of Proceedings

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Martin, South Dakota

The Bennett County Board of Commissioners met in regular session Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in the Commissioner’s meeting room.

The meeting was called to order at 9:30 a.m. by Chairman Jason Fanning.

Commissioners present: Jason Fanning, Jeff Slattery, Wayne Bond, Rocky Risse and Rolf Kraft.

Others present: Susan Williams, Auditor; Taylor Risse, Bennett County Booster; Sarah Harris, States Attorney; Jeff Siscoe, Director of Equalization; Craig Howe, Area Resident.

Minutes Approved

The minutes of the regular March 7, 2018 meeting were approved with a motion by Rocky Risse and a second by Wayne Bond.

All voted aye. Motion carried.

Highway Department

Rocky Risse reported that the Highway Department is plowing snow at this time and the roads would be too wet for awhile. There was some discussion concerning gravel. 


The Commissioners reviewed claims. Jeff Slattery made a motion to approve claims subject to delinquent taxes. Wayne Bond seconded.

All voted aye. Motion carried.

General 101: (miles and meals included) February 2018 Payroll: Commissioners, $3,548.70; Auditor, $4,603.58; Treasurer, $3,470.69; States Attorney, $6,560.00; Gov. Bldg, $400.00; Director of Equalization, $2,082.00; Register of Deeds, $2,893.84; Veteran’s Service Officer, $731.00; Sheriff, $3,293.54; Jail, $1,673.00; County Wide Law, $8,154.38; WIC, $561.20; Extension, $1,259.29; Coroner, $58.00; Election, $0.00.

Highway, 201: $16,690.89

Emergency & Disaster, 226: $694.00

24/7 Program, 248: $1,503.45

Security First Bank, Employer’s share of OASI: $4,386.35

Bennett County Medical & Retirement: $12,035.74

AT&T, 185.97, Law & Hwy Cell Phone; AT&T, 44.41, Att 911 Bill; Attorney General Office, 440.60, Medeiros Ticket/ Ceplecha; Avera Health Plans, 8914.80, County Health Insurance March; Axon Enterprise, Inc., 822.00, Jail & Law Taser Supplies; Bair Ford Mercury Sales, 56.50, Law Dept Car; Bennett County Booster, 185.62, Comm, Trea Publish Doe Envelop; Bennett Co Hospital And Nh, 54.60, Blood Alcohol X2; Bc School Dist #3-1, 24466.45, February 2018 Apportionme; Bob’s Gas Service, 602.60, Cap Propaine; Bradley T. Borge, 1191.50, Crt App Attorney Fees X3; Butch’s, 162.50, Cap Ac Unit Repairs; Butler Machinery, 531.45, Hwy Dept Repairs; Calvin D. Wilcox, 12.00, 24/7 Refund; Centurylink, 130.15, 911 Utility; Chelsi Claussen, 50.00, Blood Alcohol X2; City Of Martin, 109.26, Crt Hse & Cap Water; City Of Martin, 9060.52, February 2018 Apportionme; Coast To Coast Solutions, 264.95, Law Dept Evidence Boxes; Cole Pest Control, 70.00, Jail & Crt Hse Pest Removal; Country Pride Cooperative, 6120.00, Hwy Dept Fuel; Creative Product Source, Inc., 409.49, Law Supplies; Crossroads Inn- Martin, 88.00, Ceplecha Case; Correctional Risk Services, 622.34, D. Ceplecha Medical; Culligan Water Conditioning, 41.50, Crt Hse & Law; Daniel Bull Bear, 25.00, Crt House Plumbing; Department Of Revenue, 205.00, Blood Alcohol X4; Department Of Revenue, 45940.39, February Transmittal; Elton Three Stars, 20.00, Crt Hse Snow Removal; Elton Three Stars, 10.00, Crt Hse Snow Removal; Elton Three Stars, 10.00, Crt Hse Snow Removal; Executive Mgmt Finance Office, 81.75, Aud Email X2 Mths; The General Store, 26.96, Hwy Dept Supplies; Golden West Technologies, 1417.01, Internet, Fax, Phone Bills; Great Western Tire Inc., 2352.00, Hwy Dept Tires; Group Resources Of Iowa Llc, 142.50, Health Insurance March Billing; Group Resources Of Iowa Llc, 2114.97, County Health Insurance Reimb; Hughes County Clerk Of Courts, 105.00, Bond; Jackson County Clerk Of Courts, 1000.00, Bond; Kevin Curtis, 41.36, Fuel Reimb Mental Hold; Kieffer Sanitation, 124.22, Hwy Dept Garbage Removal; Konica Minolta Premier Finance, 243.48, Copier Lease; Kratovils True Value, 260.72, Crt Hse, Law, Jail, 24/7 Suppl; Kt Connections, Inc., 500.00, Aud, Trea,Doe, Rod; Lacreek Electric Assoc., 5556.53, Electricity Bill; Lynn’s Dakotamart, 21.01, Law Dept Transport Fuel; Marco, Technologies Llc, 43.20, Copier Lease; Martin Auto Parts Ii, Inc., 795.03, Law & Hwy Supplies; Anuar Meza, 114.00, Transcript F. Packed; Michael Curry, 10.00, Snow Removal; Moreno, Lee & Bachand, Pc, 107.38, Mental Illness; John Murphy, 2215.12, Crt App Attorney Fees X1; Office Products Center, 13.49, Rod Supplies; Olivia Desersa, 17.00, 24/7 Refund; Pahlke Law Office, 1375.00, Crt App Attorney Fees X2; Joseph Ashley Parr, Esquire, 6638.58, Crt App Attorney Fees X7; Jamy Patterson, 1266.93, Crt App Attorney Fees X1; Paula Pederson, 659.36, Crt App Attorney Fees X 2; Pennington Co. Jail, 73.30, Inmate Travel; Plic-Sbd Grand Island, 101.81, County Life Insurance; Rapid City Regional Hospital, 443.00, Autopsy; Redwood Toxicology Laboratory, 490.00, 24/7 Ua Cups; Rosane Cement Products, Inc, 370.00, Crt Hse Snow Removal; Salomon Sanitation, 113.21, Crt Hse Garbage Removal; Sarah Harris, 42.95, Sa Supplies; Sd Association Of Assessing, 75.00, Doe Dues; Sdacc, 189.00, Ccpr Program; Sdacc, 617.00, Clerp 1St Quarter Payment; Sdaco, 42.00, February Share; Secretary Of State, 14.00, Pistol Permit X2; Secretary Of State, 21.00, Pistol Permit X3; Secretary Of State, 14.00, Pistol Permit X2; Servall, 210.42, Crt Hse Cleaning Supplies; Shelly Siscoe, 16.89, Crt Hse Mop Supplies; Sandy Steffen, 2461.71, Crt App Attorney Files X2; Susan Williams, 21.17, Aud Antivirus Software; Sword & Ahrendt Law Office Pc, 3929.42, Crt App Attorney Fees X6; Transource, 337.45, Hwy Dept Repair & Maint; Valentine Office Supply, 813.94, Trea,Doe,Law,Rod,Aud Supplies; Voyager Fleet Systems Inc, 1480.11, Law Dept Fuel; Paul Williams, 24.58, Ceplecha Security Meal; Winner Health Mart Pharmacy, 218.96, Inmate Meds; Winner Police Department, 28231.70, Inmate Housing; Winner Reg Em Serv Comm Center, 6778.24, 911 Oct, Nov, Dec 2017; Erica Reyes, 20.00, Witness Fee; Heather Little Thunder, 21.68, Witness Fee; Kalen Mousseaux, 35.96, Witness Fee; Witness, 20.42, Witness Fee; Jolene Takes War Bonnett, 21.68, Crt Witness

Surplus Law Vehicle

Rolf Kraft reported on the Blue Book Value of the 2001 Impala patrol car surplus. There was discussion concerning the appraisal board’s purpose was to set a value. The Board agreed to recommend the value at $499.00.

City & County Contract

The Board reviewed the contract between the City and County to demolish the County property located within the City of Martin at E 42ft of Lots 1-2-3, Block 10 Original Town, Martin, SD. Wayne Bond made a motion to accept the contract. Rolf Kraft seconded. 

All voted aye. Motion carried.

Emergency and Disaster Coordinator

Jeff Siscoe, Director of Equalization, met with the Commissioners to discuss the Board of Equalization meeting to be held April 10, 2018.

Area Resident

Craig Howe, area resident, met with the Commissioners. There was discussion concerning the list of contacts that Mr. Kraft had made concerning Resolution #5-2016. There was more discussion on Commissioner’s District and service provided by the County to all people. 


There being no further business to come before the Commissioners, Wayne Bond made a motion to adjourn with a second by Rocky Risse.

All voted aye. Motion carried.

Board Of Bennett County Commission

/s/ ATTEST: Jason Fanning, Chairman

/s/ Susan Williams, Auditor

The next meeting will be Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. in the Commissioner’s meeting room.

Published once at the total approximate cost of $88.20

Published: April 4, 2018

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