Proceedings BC Commissioners 7-12-19


Board Of Bennett County Commissioners

Special Session

Minutes Of Proceedings

Friday, July 12, 2019

Martin, South Dakota

The Bennett County Board of Commissioners met in Special Session on Friday, July 12, 2019 in the Commissioners meeting room.

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Wayne Bond at 9:30 a.m.

Commissioners present: Wayne Bond, Rolf Kraft, Jeff Slattery, Rod Kirk and Judd Schomp.

Others present: Auditor Susan Williams; Taylor Risse, BC Booster; Terry Smokov, Highway Superintendent; Doug O’Bryan, Contractor.

Highway Department

The Commissioners discussed the culvert that O’Bryan Contracting had installed and it had washed out on 295th Street west of 208th Avenue. There was discussion about tamping the culvert and the material used. Mr. O’Bryan stated the material in the area was too sandy and it was an extraordinary amount of flooding.

There was discussion about the extra cost to fix the culvert and the material needed and who would stand the cost. Mr. O’Bryan stated the approximate cost would be $6,300.00

The group discussed the material available and the way to redo the culvert.

The group agreed to view the project before a decision is made.


Judd Schomp made a motion to adjourn the meeting with a second by Rod Kirk.

All voted aye. Motion carried.


/s/ Wayne Bond, Chairman


/s/ Susan Williams, Auditor

The next regular meeting will be Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.

Published once at the total approximate cost of $25.83

Published: July 17, 2019

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