Proceedings: BC Commissioners 12-28-18


Board of Bennett County Commissioners

End of the Year Meeting

Friday, December 28, 2018

Martin, South Dakota

The Bennett County Board of Commissioners met in Special Session for End of the Year business and budget hearing on Friday, December 28, 2018.

The meeting was called to order by Commissioner Rolf Kraft at 10:00 a.m.

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

Others present: Auditor Susan Williams; Taylor Risse, BC Booster; Rod Kirk and Judd Schomp, Commissioner Elects; Dennis Bakley, Area Resident.

Highway Department

Dennis Bakley, area resident, met with the Commissioners to request that gravel from the Bauman Pit be placed on a County road 223rd Ave. Mr. Bakley stated he would pay for the hauling. No decision was made at this time.


The Board considered the end of year claims. Jeff Slattery made a motion to approve claims subject to delinquent taxes. Rolf Kraft seconded.

Avera Health Plans, 6968.06, January 2019; Billion Chrysler Jeep Dodge, 10000.00, Down Payment New Patrol Car; Martin Volunteer Fire Dept, 9000.00, Annual Payment; Tuthill Fire Department, 3748.00, Annual Payment; Vetal Fire Department, 924.00, Annual Payment; Maizie Bettelyoun, 287.63, Jail Cleaning; Corbin Marshall, 20.00, Snow Removal; Terri Standing Bear, 20.00, Snow Removal

All voted aye. Motion carried.

Contigency Transfer

Rocky Risse made a motion to approve the following contingency transfers; 101-111 Commissioners, $3,400.00; 101-130, Judicial System, $11,000.00; 101-153, Court Appointed Attorney, $43,000.00; 101-154, Abused and Neglected Children, $1,200.00; 101-213, $5,300.00; 201 Road and Bridge, $18,000.00; 226 Emergency and Disaster, $350.00; 248 24/7, $4,300.00; 229 Domestic Abuse, $4,600.00. Jeff Slattery seconded.

All voted aye. Motion carried.

Fund Transfer

At the request of Auditor Susan Williams, Rocky Risse made a motion to transfer $3,380.00 from the General Fund to the Domestic Abuse Fund. Rolf Kraft seconded.

All voted aye. Motion carried.


Rocky Risse made a motion to adjourn with a second by Jeff Slattery.

All voted aye. Motion carried.

Board Of Bennett County Commission

/s/ Jason Fanning, Chairman


/s/ Susan Williams, Auditor

Published once at the total approximate cost of $35.91

Published: January 9, 2019

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