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June 2010

UNION COUNTY
INSTRUCTIONS TO THE VOTERS 
VOTING RIGHTS 
Any voter who can't mark a ballot because the voter has a physical disability or can't read, may ask any person they choose to help them vote.
Any voter may ask for instruction in the proper procedure for voting.
Any voter at the polling place prior to 7:00 p.m. is allowed to cast a ballot.
If your voting rights have been violated, you may call the person in charge of the election at 605-356-2101, the Secretary of State at 888-703-5328, or your state's attorney. 
ELECTION CRIMES 
Anyone who makes a false statement when they vote, tries to vote knowing they are not a qualified voter, or tries to vote more than once has committed an election crime.
Publish June 3, 2010

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON APPLICATION FOR A MALT BEVERAGE LICENSE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That the Town Board of Hudson of the Town of Hudson, South Dakota, on the 14th day of June, 2010 at the hour of 7:15p.m. will meet in regular session to consider the applications for malt beverage licenses, which have been presented to the Municipal Finance Officer and filed in the city office for The Fillin’ Station.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN: That any person, persons, or their attorney may appear and be heard at said scheduled hearing who are interested in approval or rejection of any such application.
Dated at Hudson, South Dakota, this 31st day of May 2010.
Roxanne Wickre
Municipal Finance Officer
Publish June 3, 2010

June 1, 2010
Unapproved minutes
Union County Board of Commissioners

The Union County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on June 1, 2010 at the Courthouse in Elk Point, SD at 8:40 a.m.
Members present were Jordan, Karpen, Neely, Schempp and Ustad.
Motion by Schempp, second by Neely to approve the agenda as presented. Carried.
Motion by Jordan second by Ustad to approve the minutes from the May 18, 2010 meeting. Carried.
911
Motion by Jordan, second by Ustad to allow Chairman to sign the letter of support requested by Bennett County to increase 911 fees. Carried.
Liability
Motion by Jordan, second by Neely to award the bid to Jensen Insurance for liability insurance in the amount of $63,989. Carried.
Personnel
Motion by Schempp, second by Jordan to approve the hiring of Justin Keagan as a temporary employee in the assessor’s office effective May 18, 2010 @$10.50 per hour. Carried.
Veteran’s Service Officer
Motion by Jordan, second by Ustad to approve VSO Jenkin’s request to allow Kniffen/Larsen to cover the VSO office from July 6 to July 13. Carried.
Motion by Jordan, second by Schempp to allow Kniffen to attend the VSO training in Pierre August 30 to September 1. Carried.
Recess
Chairman declared a recess at 8:54 to 9:25.
Treasurer
Treasurer Hertel met with the board to discuss a request from Kimberly Keiser for a tax payment contract. Board agreed to allow Treasurer to enter a contract agreement with Keiser.
Discussion also took place on county website.
Malt Beverage License Renewals
Motion by Jordan, second by Schempp to accept and approve the following applications for renewal for the 2010/2011 year: Dakota Dunes Country Club dba Dakota Dunes Country Club-Retail (on-off sale); Two Rivers Inc (on off-sale); H & H Enterprises Inc. dba Coffee Cup Fuel Stop #6-Retail (on-off sale and Pkg Off sale Malt Bev and Farm Wine); Alcester Community Golf Club Inc. dba Alcester Community Golf Club-Retail (on-off sale); Dunes General Store, LLC dba the Dunes General Store (on-off sale); Brown Properties dba Alcester Steakhouse (package malt beverage off-sale); Diane & John Otten, Jr. dba Spink Café-Retail(on-off sale); DJ’s Express, LLC, dba DJ’s Express-Retail(on-off sale); M&M Racing LTD dba Park Jefferson Speedway (on-off sale); Thomas R. Reed dba Raceway Park, Inc.( on-off sale); Robert Nyreen dba B & D Growlers (on-off sale). Motion carried.
Recess
Chairman declared a recess from 9:50 to 10:00.
Highway/PWA
PWA Roggow met with the board. Discussion took place on the contract with North Sioux City to video inspect the dike. Motion by Jordan, second by Neely to approve the contract with North Sioux City for $7500 to complete the flood control video of the dike as it is a public safety issue. Motion carried.
Motion by Schempp, second by Ustad to approve the right of way application request from John Gille at the 50th and 4th St. to Richland Street for the Tour DeKota. Motion carried.
Discussion took place on county road #17.
Discussion took place on Homeland Security funds. (training exercise, purchase radios)
Recess
Chairman declared a recess at 10:45 to relocate the meeting to the basement for a presentation from PWA Roggow regarding budgeting for road maintenance. At 11:22 the board returned to the meeting room.
Claims
Motion by Jordan, second by Ustad to approve the following claims. Carried.
The following claims have been audited, approved and warrants drawn on the same: Bi-Weekly payroll for 06-4-10: Highway $20,507.54; Sheriff $29,425.87; Public Building $650.00; State’s Attorney $1,642.30; Nurses $127.80; WIC $244.95; Register of Deeds $599.95; Weed $5,520.25; Election $111.60; Assessor $472.50. Courthouse payroll for the month of May, 2010: Commissioners $4,900.00; Auditor $7,895.43; Data Processing $119.41; Treasurer $12,547.75; Highway $8,564.97; Planning & Zoning $3,153.84; EMA $1,008.98; Assessor $9,820.00; State’s Attorney $11,117.66; Register of Deeds $5,999.03; Veteran $943.75; Sheriff $4,349.89; Extension $2,650.13; Public Building $3,834.70; Nurse $878.13; Jail $108.96; Weed $106.09. 3 D Specialties (Supplies) $461.48; Amanda Harper (Subpoena) $29.62; Barnes Distribution (Supplies) $169.43; Bomgaars (Clothing Allow) $101.95; C & R Supply Inc (Supplies) $302.83; Campbell Grading (Supplies) $3,344.39; City Of Elk Point (Utilities) $4,189.59; Dakota Dunes North Sioux City (Pub) $281.13; Dean & Associates (Eval) $1,725.00; Dept Of Revenue (1/2 Malt Beverage Lic) $1,712.50; Dial-Net BTI (Maint) $358.00; Election Systems & Software (Supplies) $1,581.84; Gary's Tree Service Inc (Services) $440.00; Great Plains Psychological (Service) $2,725.00; Hickory Tech (Phones) $122.70; High Country Agricultural (Supplies) $220.00; Jackie Sieverding (Per Diem) $38.00; Jacks Uniform & Equip (Supplies) $263.90; Jana Foltz (Per Diem) $43.00; Knoepfler Chevrolet (Repairs) $419.94; Kreisers Inc (Supplies) $61.30;Leader Courier (Pub) $296.63; Lincoln County (Remib Mi) $90.00; Linda Roggow (Per Diem) $38.00; Mark's Welding (Maint) $170.00; MidAmerican Energy Co (Utilities) $141.25; Myron Hertel (Per Diem) $43.00; Nygren's True Value (Supplies) $158.54; Office Elements (Supplies) $278.57; Pedersen Machine (Supplies) $74.21; Perkins Office Solutions (Supplies) $344.72; Quill Corporation (Supplies) $23.38; Ramkota Inn (Rooms) $811.98; Ray Cota (Interpreter) $50.00; Reds Fixit Shop (Supplies) $152.00; Roto Rooter (Maint) $126.78; Sanford USD Medical Center (Care) $306.31; SD Dept Transportation (Repairs) $561.49; SD State Health Lab (Bl Draw) $867.00; Sheriff Of Woodbury County (Return) $19.43; Side Dump Trailer Sale (Supplies) $550.00; Sioux Laundry Inc (Wash For Jail) $319.95; Sooland Bobcat (Supplies) $525.00; The Schneider Corporation (Prof Services) $1,700.00; United Rentals (Supplies) $57.00; Us Bank (Travel) $682.09; Van Diest Supply Company (Supplies) $4,080.60; Ward County Sheriff's Dept (Return) $36.30; Jurors $645.78.
Adjournment
Motion by Jordan, second by Schempp to adjourn at 11:56 until June 10, 2010 for canvassing the election and budget workshop. Carried.
Doyle Karpen, Chairman
Union County Board of Commissioners
ATTEST:
Carol Klumper, Auditor
Union County
Publish June 10, 2010

GREATER SCOTT SCHOOL DISTRICT 61-5 BOARD MEETING
The regular meeting of the Greater Scott School District, Union County, South Dakota, was held on Tuesday, June 2, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at the West Sioux CSD Library in Hawarden, IA.
The meeting was called to order by board president Waterman at 7:40 p.m.
Members present: Waterman, Petersen, Wiksen and Van Sloten.
Others present: Paula Bartunek.
Motion by Wiksen, seconded by Petersen to approve the agenda. All in favor, motion carried. 2010-06-01.
Motion by Petersen, seconded by Van Sloten to approve the minutes of the March 1, 2010 and May 10, 2010 meetings. All in favor, motion carried. 2010-06-02.
Motion by Wiksen, seconded by Van Sloten to approve the business manager’s report as presented for month ending April 30, 2010. All in favor, motion carried. 2010-06-03.
Discussion was held on purchasing a rock to be placed on the west side of West Sioux CSD.
Motion by Petersen, seconded by Wiksen to approve payment for the following invoices:
Alcester Fire Station, use of building for election      $100.00
Brown & Saenger, election supplies   44.76
Loris Carlson, election worker            150.00
Roxanne Clark, election worker         100.00
Frieberg, Nelson & Ask, LLP, services          576.44
Chad Hartman, meetings        200.00
Hawarden Independent, advertising  192.26
Karen Huenink, election worker         100.00
Paragon Publishing, advertising          177.34
Jeff Petersen, meetings           200.00
Quam & Berglin, auditing      7,900.00
Henry Van Sloten, meetings   200.00
Jean White, election worker    150.00
Cindy Waterman, meetings, mileage, phone  703.85
West Sioux CSD, tuition        38,294.76
Arden Wiksen, meetings         200.00
All in favor, motion carried. 2010-06-04.
A tentative meeting date was set for June 29, 2010.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:31 p.m.
Publish June 10, 2010

STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA
COUNTY OF UNION
ss
IN CIRCUIT COURT
FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

In the Matter of the Change of Name of
Jill Marie Saunders

File No. CIV. 10-204

NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Jill Marie Saunders, has presented and filed in this Court, a Petition praying that her name be changed from Jill Marie Saunders to Jill Marie Behnke and that the 20th day of July, 2010, at the hour of 1:30 o’clock p.m. of said day, at the Courtroom of the Honorable Steven R. Jensen, in the Courthouse in the City of Elk Point, Union County, South Dakota, has been appointed as the time and place for Hearing said PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME, when and where any person interested may appear and file exceptions in writing against the granting of said PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME.
Dated this 7th day of June , 2010.

FOR THE COURT:
Steven R. Jensen
Circuit Court Judge
First Judicial Circuit

ATTEST:
Melissa Larsen
Union County Clerk of Courts
209 East Main, Ste.230
Elk Point, SD 57025
By: Laura Buum, Deputy

Shayne Mayer
Gubbrud, Haugland & Gillespie Prof. L.L.C.
102 West Second Street
P. O. Box 97
Alcester, South Dakota 57001-0097
Ph: (605) 934-2140

Publish June 17, 24, July 1, 8, 2010

June 10, 2010
Unapproved minutes
Union County Board of Commissioners

The Union County Board of Commissioners met in special session on June 10, 2010 at the Courthouse in Elk Point, SD at 9:00 a.m. to canvass the Primary Election and have departments discuss the 2011 budget requests.
Members present were Jordan, Karpen, Neely, Schempp and Ustad. Schempp left the meeting at 9:53.
Canvass of Primary Election
The Board canvassed the election results of the Primary Election held June 8, 2010. The board signed the certificate stating that the results were a true abstract of the votes cast in the jurisdiction of Union County, South Dakota.
2011 Budget
Board discussed proposed budgets for 2011 with department heads.
Adjournment
Motion by Jordan, second by Neely to adjourn the meeting at 12:15. Carried.
Doyle Karpen, Chairman
Union County Board of Commissioners
ATTEST:
Carol Klumper, Auditor
Union County
Publish June 17, 2010

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ALCESTER CITY COUNCIL
June 7, 2010
The Alcester city council held their regular monthly meeting on Monday, June 7, 2010 in the council room of the Alcester Community Building. After meeting with SECOG concerning the comprehensive plan upgrade, Mayor William Koenig opened the regular meeting with the following council members present, Curt Anderson, Larry Anderson, Wayne Van Gelder, Ron Manning, Steve Johannsen and Pete Larsen. Also present during the meeting were Mike Kezar, Charles Haugland, Tim Renken, Dale Pearson, Jennifer Weddle, the swimming pool lifeguards.
A motion by Manning and seconded by Johannsen to approve the minutes of the meetings of May 3 and May 19. All voted aye.
A motion by Larsen and seconded by Curt Anderson to approve the following warrants for payment. All voted aye. Salaries, Finance Office, $2,804.80, Police, $7,163.07, Street, $2,630.40, Park, $143.81, Water, $945.27, Sewer, $2,951.12, Auditorium, $152.85, Library, $1,063.75, Solid Waste, $351.00. Rural Development, 1987 bond, $551.00, Rural Development, 2002 bond, $2,060.91, South Lincoln Rural Water, water purchase, $4,930.00, Gubbrud, Haugland & Gillespie Law Firm, pro fees, $1,185.91, Alcester Drug, supplies, $4.48, South Dakota Retirement, contributions, $2,221.20, Dept. of Revenue, beer license, $100.00, Sioux Falls Shopping News, ad, $80.00, Post Office, box rent, $200.00, Brown & Saenger, supplies, $112.37, Dakota Care, health insurance, $619.73, State Bank of Alcester, social security, medicare, withholding depository, $3,987.74, Knology, internet, $37.12, McKellips Insurance, city insurance, $12,979.00, VISA, lodging, postage, supplies, $626.68, Cenex Credit Card, gas, $892.72, Sinclair Fleet Services, gas, $391.66, Alcester Fire Dept, allowance, $1,292.00, Alliance Communications, phone service, $266.05, Alltel, phone service, $114.99, Jack’s Uniforms, supplies, $111.45, Total Stop Food, supplies, $61.78, Barco Municipal Products, supplies, $144.89, Gopher Sign Co, signs’, $32.30, Diamond Vogel, traffic paint, $132.16, Sheveland’s Welding, skid-loader repair, $501.47, Town & Country Tire, vehicle maint, $210.33, Concrete Materials, street mix, $1,105.00, Southeastern Electric, new street light, Lee Drive, $1,385.00, Widseth, Smith, Nolting, engineer fees, $604.00, One Call Systems, $23.73, Pete’s Produce, supplies, $164.74, Mid-American Energy, utilities, $2,590.13, Southeastern Electric, utilities, $188.16, City of Sioux Falls, lab fees, $1,532.00, Hawkins, chemicals, pumps, $5,693.44, Dakota Supply Group, service call, repairs, $258.25, Schoeneman Brothers, supplies, $51.48, UPS, postage, $9.40, Loren Fischer Disposal, roll-offs, $500.00, L.P. Gill Landfill, landfill fees, $1,521.63, Alltel, phone service, $153.86, Sandra Barnes, certification refund, $110.00, Jim Morey, certification refund, $72.50, Curtis Saugstad, mow horseshoe court, $40.00, American Red Cross, lessons fee, $75.00, Bomgaar’s, repairs, $88.03, Cash, start-up cash, $40.00, Julia Brown, certification refund, $95.00, Wanda Halverson, supplies, $143.93, Dee Cole, books, postage, $515.18, Window World, auditorium windows, $1,724.00, D & D Pest Control, maint, $30.00, Dust Tex, maint, $108.60, Bruce Halverson, lawn care, $120.00, Mulder Refrigeration, ice machine, cooler, liquor store, $6,232.74.
A motion by Johannsen and seconded by Manning to hire Erickson Heating & Cooling from Beresford to put in central air in the city office, police office and meeting room for $2,989.50. All voted aye. The city had a second bid of $4,200 from Smith Plumbing of Hawarden.
A motion by Curt Anderson and seconded by Larry Anderson to purchase a water bill payment box for $350. All voted aye.
A motion by Johannsen and seconded by Manning to accept a bid of $1.31 per square yard for 9,000 square yards of sealcoating from The Road Guy, Yankton. All voted aye. The city had a second bid of $1.46 from Topkote, Yankton.
A motion by Larsen and seconded by Larry Anderson to approve a beer license for Total Stop Food. All voted aye.
Streets, the golf course and the liquor store lease were discussed.
A motion by Curt Anderson and Johannsen to adjourn the meeting at 8:55. All voted aye.
William Koenig, Mayor
ATTEST:
Michael Kezar, Finance Officer
Publish June 17, 2010

STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA
COUNTY OF UNION
ss
IN CIRCUIT COURT
FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

ESTATE OF
JAMES F. GEARY, SR.
Deceased

PRO. #10-19

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT on April 26, 2010, Lititia Geary, whose address is 47643 327th Street, Elk Point, SD 57025, was appointed the Personal Representative of the Estate of James F. Geary, Sr.
Creditors of Decedent must file their claims within four (4) months after the date of the first publication of this notice or their claims will be barred.
Claims may be filed with the Personal Representative or may be filed with the Union County Clerk of Courts, with a copy of the claim being mailed to the Personal Representative.
Dated this 27th day of May, 2010.

/s/ Lititia Geary
47643 327th Street
Elk Point, SD 57025
(605)356-2938

Melissa Larsen, Clerk
Union County Courthouse
209 E. Main Street
Suite #209
Elk Point, SD 57025
(605)356-2132

Wanda Howey-Fox
Harmelink, Fox & Ravnsborg Law Office
P.O. Box 18
Yankton, SD 57078
(605)665-1001

Publish June 17, 24, July 1, 8, 2010

NOTICE TO SUBMITTERS
Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by the City Council of the City of Alcester, South Dakota, at the office of the City Finance Officer at the City Auditorium of the City of Alcester until 5:00 o’clock p.m. on July 5, 2010. Proposals may be delivered to the Finance Officer’s office or mailed to PO Box 318, Alcester, South Dakota 57001.  Proposals will be opened and considered by the City Council of the City of Alcester at 8:00 o’clock p.m. on July 5, 2010, at its regular City Council meeting.
Such proposals shall be for the lease and operation of the municipal on sale and off sale liquor licenses and premises presently owned by the City of Alcester.
Each proposal must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier’s check or draft for five percent (5%) of the amount of the proposal, such check to be certified or issued by either a state or national bank and payable to the City of Alcester, South Dakota: or in lieu thereof, a bid bond for ten percent (10%) of the amount of the proposal, such bond to be issued by a surety authorized to do business in the State of South Dakota, and payable to the City of Alcester. This deposit is a guarantee that if this proposal is accepted, an operating agreement lease will be entered into and its performance secured. All proposals must be received by the City Finance Officer of the City of Alcester, prior to 5:00 o’clock p.m. on July 5, 2010. Proposal forms and additional information including a copy of the present lease and operating agreement may be obtained from the City Finance Officer upon request. The City Council of the City of Alcester reserves the right to reject any and all proposals submitted. All proposals shall remain effective until rejected by the City Council of the City of Alcester.
Published in the Alcester Union/Hudsonite:
June 24, 2010
July 1, 2010


UNOFFICIAL MINUTES
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
ALCESTER-HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT #61-1
June 14, 2010
A. Chairman K. Anderson called the meeting to order at 7:23 p.m. at the Alcester-Hudson High School library with the following members present: Steve Rommereim, Brandon Peterson, James Morey, Warren Johnson, and Penny Tabbert. Absent: Carla Reihe. Also present were Shane Voss, LeeAnn Haisch, Roxanne Clark, and Tara Cole.
B. The Board reviewed vouchers for the consent agenda.
C. Visitors were recognized.
D. PUBLIC INPUT: Tara Cole introduced herself to the board. She is interested in being appointed for the open school board position.
E. AGENDA: A motion was made by J. Morey and seconded by B. Peterson to approve the agenda with 3 additional items—Consent Agenda #3 motion to transfer money to Lunch Fund, New Business #15 motion to approve open enrollment for 2010-2011, and New Business #16 School Board appointment discussion. All voted aye. Motion carried.
F. CONSENT AGENDA
1. A motion was made by S. Rommereim and seconded by P. Tabbert to approve the minutes of the regular meeting May 17, 2010, and to approve the following District reports: (1) Business Manager’s Report – General Fund, May 1, 2010 Balance $635,897.78, May 2010 Receipts Local $318,324.26, County $5,095.44, State $69,602.55, ARRA Stimulus Money $0, Federal $0, Federal Medicaid Admin $0, Sale of Surplus Property $0, May 2010 Expenditures $237,833.21, May 31, 2010, Balance $791,086.82. Capital Outlay Fund May 1, 2010 Balance $274,829.35, Receipts Local $113,539.04, County $133.64, Expenditures $34,135.85, May 31, 2010 Balance $354,366.18. Special Education Fund, May 1, 2010, Balance $30,582.22, Receipts Local $98,742.20, State $0, Federal $12,123.86, ARRA Stimulus Money $0, Federal Medicaid Admin $0, Expenditures $47,599.35, May 31, 2010 Balance $93,965.35. Pension Fund May 1, 2010 Balance $61,038.23, Receipts Local $21,187.04, State $0, Expenditures $0, May 31, 2010 Balance $2,381.15. (2) The Trust and Agency Fund Report – May 1, 2010 Balance $89,287.40, May 2010 Receipts $15,274.93, May 2010 Expenditures $17,581.48, May 31, 2010 Balance $86,980.85. (3) The Lunch Fund Report – May 1, 2010 Balance $5,766.40, May 2010 Local Receipts $4,052.09, Federal $6,105.94, May 2010 Expenditures $13,543.28, May 31, 2010 Balance $2,381.15, and to approve the following claims: GENERAL FUND: AT&T—telephone service 247.85, Ackerman Heating & A/C, Inc—repair air conditioner units at el/hs 857.75, Agency Fund—reimburse fccla nlm expenses 1,200/reimburse imprest 3,193.75(Beresford Lions Club—track entry fee 5/4/10 125, SDHSAA—09-10 athletic participation fees 510, Freeman Academy—golf meet entry fee 4/6/10 void -35, Freeman Academy—golf meet entry fee 4/26/10 void -20, Fox Run Golf Course—golf meet entry fee 5/6/10 91, Baltic High School—golf meet entry fee 5/11/10 30, Yankton School District—jh track meet entry fee 5/8/10 50, Freeman School District—golf meet entry fee 5/10/10 30, University of South Dakota—summer primary academy registration 95, Irene-Wakonda School District—jh track meet entry fee 5/14/10 45, Region I Music Contest—small group instrumental contest fee 77.75, University of South Dakota—summer primary academy registration 95, Freeman School District—golf meet entry fee 5/10/10 void -30, State Bank of Alcester—safety deposit box fee 30, MSU Foundation—agriculture—registration fee/s turnbull 2,100), Alcester Drug—classroom supplies 2.99, Alliance communications—long distance 413.47, American Bus Corp—regular/activities/preschool 19,541.57, Hannah Baily—0910 transportation between bldgs 154.80, David Broadwell—reimburse sailing class costs 139.05, CDW Government, Inc.—monitor cord 80.80, Cenex—vehicle gas/bus route fuel 4,526.57, Cengage Learning—classroom supplies 1,716.90 , City of Alcester—water/sewer/garbage 818.55, Culligan Water Conditioning—softener service 48, Dakota Security Systems, Inc.—security system repair 197.70, Shana Doering—0910 transportation between bldgs 77.40, Dust-Tex Service—custodial mops 123.58, Elite Business Systems—copy overages/savin c6045 lease & copies 552.74, Sherry Fickbohm—0910 transportation between bldgs 116.10, C.W. Graham—computer support service 1,050, Brian Haak—0910 transportation between bldgs 77.40, Sarah Haisch—reimburse state track meal 7.89, Hauff Mid-America Sports, Inc—volleyball jersey/field paint/fb mouthpieces/volleyballs/chorus plaque 1,079.47, Heiman, Inc.—fire extinguisher inspection 752.28, Vickie Hillmer—0910 transportation between bldgs 38.70, HM Receivables Co—textbook 87.95, Independent/Examiner—preschool ad 39, Jaymar Business Forms, Inc.—checks for business office 406.82, Kathy Johannsen—0910 transportation between bldgs 77.40, Kaufman Law Office—legal fees 1,406.47, Klemme Construction—move bleachers/weld lunch pickup 70.00, William Koenig—meal reimbursement state golf 63.00, Lab-Aids Inc.—classroom supplies 387.20, Library Video Company—classroom supplies 137.82, Linweld—summer repair 56.06, Loren Fischer Disposal—garbage service 140, Karla Martin—0910 transportation between bldgs 77.40, MGLS, Inc.—classroom supplies 159.75, MidAmerican Energy Company—electric/gas/lighting 1,487.09, David Mork—rooter service/fountain drain 75, Mountainside Medical Equipment—classroom supplies 68.37, NASCO—hemostatic forcepts 37.97, National FFA—classroom supplies 202, Neff Company—chenille letters 290.36, Network Services Company—custodial supplies 692.57, Paragon Publishing—legals/preschool ad/summer hrs notice/print grad programs 246, Pearson Education, Inc.—classroom supplies 483.47, Pedersen Machine, Inc—mower filter/oil 44.69, Perfection Learning Corp.—oral interp supplies 190.55, Pete’s Produce—custodial/ag classroom supplies 120.52, Pitney Bowes—postage meter lease 173, Plank Road Publishing, Inc.—el music 164.15, Presto X—pest control services 40, Research Press Co.—counseling supplies 102.52, Schoeneman Bros. Co.—paint/supplies 65.17, School Speciality Inc—classroom supplies 422.10, Damian Schouten—reimburse practice round/state golf meals 53.70, SDACTE—2010 summer conf registration/larsen/turnbull 517, SDSNA—annual conf/schoellerman 75, Michael Seivert—0910 transportation between bldgs 154.80, Sioux Valley News—preschool ad 36, Southeastern Electric Coop—el electricity 1,497.68, Sportsman’s Inc.—athletic equipment/supplies 1,343.59, Star Publishing—preschool ad 38, State Supply Company—faucet 70.67, Teachers Discovery—classroom/oral interp supplies 291.58, TIE Office—10-11 membership dues 800, Time Management Systems—timecard program server lease 135.85, Town and Country Tire & Service—vehicle supplies/chevy pickup wiper motor/impala tires/impala alignment/mounting 583.42, Becky Treiber—0910 transportation between bldgs 38.70, Stacie Turnbull—reimburse supply costs 95.30, Verizon Wireless—cell phone charges 150.96, VISA—conf/vehicle gas/postage 889.75, Marty Wallace—inservice training 400, West Music—recorders 529.47, Richard Wilson—0910 transportation between bldgs 77.40  FUND TOTAL: $52,808.58. CAPITAL OUTLAY: EBSCO Information Services—library supplies 411.49, Elite Business Systems—savin c6045 lease/8055 & 8025 contracts 734.70, Hauff Mid-America Sports, Inc.—gbb uniforms 928.18, History Education—library supplies 51.93, HM Receivables Co. LLC—english textbooks 6,199.20, Ingram—library books 142.32, Northern Plains Fitness—weight room improvements 7,950.00, Reliable Office Supplies—office shredders 541.42, Stan Houston Equipment Co—cabinet saw 3,385.00, Tremco—supplies to repair roofs el/hs 1,176.34 FUND TOTAL: $21,520.58. SPECIAL EDUCATION:  ESTR Publications, Ltd—supplies 44.00, Mayer Johnson—sped communicator 109.00, McGraw-Hill Companies—supplies 295.41, PCI Educational Publishing—supplies 1,110.62, Perfection Learning Corp.—classroom books 78.54, Southeast Area Cooperative—special ed services 15,245.04, VISA—special ed field trip expenses 39.00. FUND TOTAL: $16,921.61. CHECKING ACCOUNT 1 TOTAL: $91,250.77. FOOD SERVICE: Child & Adult Nutrition Services—commodity processing 122.76, Dean Foods North Central—milk 948.34, Earthgrains Company—bread 169.04, Reinhart Foodservice—food 1,623.99, Servall Towel & Linen Supply—towels 49.92, Total Stop Food Store—food/supplies 30.36. CHECKING ACCOUNT 2 TOTAL: $2,944.41. HOURS & DOLLARS: Marc Aisenbrey—substitute 168, Brenda Akland—unused sick 105, Katie Anderson—substitute 84, Fernando Beeck—summer labor 209.70, Esther Berg—substitute 46.38, David Broadwell—unused sick 105, Marlin Day—substitute 84, Tiffany Derocher—substitute 147.99, Christopher Doty—substitute 228, Pauline Farrell—substitute 30, Sherry Fickbohm—unused sick 210, LeeAnn Haisch—coach/unused sick 3,752.25, Steve Hale—coach 1,032.50, Carolyn Hongslo—substitute 252, Debra Jensen—substitute 36, Katherine Johannsen—unused sick 315, David Larsen—substitute 150, Vickie Larsen—substitute 1,037.12, Timothy Rhead—accumulated sick leave 1,472.50, Heidi Sandbulte—substitute 312, Sarah Scott—long term substitute 1,997.88, Michael Seivert—unused sick 210, Bethel Serck—concerts 20, Margene Smith—substitute 840.50, Penny Tabbert 12.58, Sally Thompson—coach 1,873, Jonathan Treiber—summer labor 438.88, Stacie Turnbull—summer school 4,515.00, Ruth Westling—substitute 84. The May 2010 Athletic Fund Report and IMPREST Account Report were read. All voted aye. Motion carried. May 2010 Payroll and Benefits: Total--$207,088.14, (1) Instruction - General Fund $151,798.72, (2) Instruction - Special Education Fund $16,965.55, (3) Instruction - Title/REAP $6,101.86 (4) Guidance and Library Services $5,437.88, (5) Administration and Fiscal Services $16,009.68, (6) Custodial Services $5,094.06, (7) Food Services $5,680.39.
2. A motion was made by B. Peterson and seconded by W. Johnson to approve the following amendment to the 2009-2010 budget—decrease Contingency $9,000, increase high school substitute teachers $2,100, increase School Board Liability Insurance by $650, increase Executive Unemployment Compensation $4,000, increase snow removal $300, increase Business Manager supplies $350, increase Business Manager computer software $100, increase Boys Basketball Purchased Services $750, increase Girls Basketball Purchased Services $500, and increase Boys & Girls Cross Country Dues & Fees $250.  All voted aye. Motion carried.
3. A motion was made by W. Johnson and seconded B. Peterson to transfer $10,000 to the lunch fund from the Reserve for Unemployment Account. All voted aye. Motion carried.
G. OLD BUSINESS. No old business.
H. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT Superintendent Voss discussed a bus driver issue, the restrooms at the football field, and the engineer’s report for the library water leaks/classroom cracks.
I. PRINCIPAL’S REPORT  Principal L. Haisch discussed the state golf placings, the state track placings, the Cheer Camp successes, and the Ag shop needs.
J. NEW BUSINESS
1. The Board discussed the support staff contract wording. No changes will be made for the 2010-2011 school year.
2. The Board discussed a leave without pay policy. The Administration will draft a policy for the next board meeting.
3. A motion was made by S. Rommereim and seconded by B. Peterson to offer a summer custodial contract to Molly Buum at $8.85/hour for 40 hrs per week. All voted aye. Motion carried.
4. A motion was made by P. Tabbert and seconded by W. Johnson to approve the adoption and renewal of the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Worker’s Compensation Trust Fund Participation Agreement for July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011, for $13,694, with McKellips Insurance Agency as our local agent. All voted aye. Motion carried.
5. A motion was made by S. Rommereim and seconded by P. Tabbert adopt, approve, and ratify the Associated School Boards Property and Liability Trust Fund Participation Agreement for July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011, for $19,776.00, with McKellips Insurance Agency as our local agent. All voted aye. Motion carried.
6. The Board discussed the termination clause policy for teachers.
7. A motion was made by S. Rommereim and seconded by P. Tabbert to accept Chad Conaway’s resignation as 5th grade teacher and thank him for his two years of service to the school district. All voted aye. Motion carried.
8. A motion was made by B. Peterson and seconded by W. Johnson to authorize Shane Voss to file the Consolidated Application for the 2010-2011 school year. All voted aye. Motion carried.
9. A motion was made by B. Peterson and seconded by W. Johnson to approve the new elementary student handbook with the discussed changes. All voted aye. Motion carried.
10. A motion was made by J. Morey and seconded by S. Rommereim to approve the jr. high and high school student handbook with the discussed changes. All voted aye. Motion carried.
11. A motion was made by P. Tabbert and seconded by J. Morey to approve offering a contract to Maribeth Briggle as a kitchen worker at $8.85 per hour, 5 hours day, for the 2010-2011 school year. All voted aye. Motion carried.
12. A motion was made by J. Morey and seconded by B. Peterson to approve offering a contract to Kathy Ward as a special needs paraprofessional at $11.15 per hour, 7 ½ hours per day, for the 2010-2011 school year. All voted aye. Motion carried.
13. A motion was made by P. Tabbert and seconded by J. Morey to adopt, approve, and ratify the Associated School Boards Health Benefits Fund Participation Agreement July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011. All voted aye. Motion carried.
14. A motion was made by J. Morey and seconded by B. Peterson to
declare the following items as surplus and declare Chris Larsen, Stacie Turnbull, and Jim Quick as appraisers: 3 OLD Singer sewing machines, 1 Delta Platinum Ed. Unisaw, (5 HP, 20 amp motor, left tilt blade, including several rip and crosscut blades, fence and miter, 3 foot extension table.) All voted aye. Motion carried.
15. A motion was made by J. Morey and seconded by S. Rommereim to approve Open Enrollment 2010-2011—2. All voted aye. Motion carried.
16. The board discussed the open board position.
K. EXECUTIVE SESSION
1. A motion was made by S. Rommereim and seconded by J. Morey to enter Executive Session at 9:31 p.m. for the purpose of discussing the qualifications, competency, performance, character or fitness of any public officer or employee or prospective public officer or employee. The term “employee” does not include any independent contractors. All voted aye. Motion carried. Chairman K. Anderson declared the meeting enter regular session at 9:35 p.m.
A motion was made by J. Morey and seconded by B. Peterson to appoint Tara Cole to the open School Board position, for a one-year term, July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2011. All voted aye. Motion carried.
A motion was made by S. Rommereim and seconded by J. Morey to thank Penny Tabbert for her seven years of service to the Alcester-Hudson School Board. All voted aye. Motion carried.
L. ADJOURNMENT
1. A motion was made by B. Peterson and seconded by S. Rommereim to adjourn the meeting at 9:39 p.m. All voted aye. Motion carried.
Keith Anderson, Chairman
ATTEST:
Roxanne M. Clark, Business Manager
Publish June 24, 2010

June 15, 2010
Union County Commissioners
Unapproved Minutes
The Union County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on June 15, 2010 at the Courthouse in Elk Point, SD at 8:35 a.m.
Members present were Jordan, Karpen, Neely, Schempp and Ustad.
Motion by Neely, second by Ustad to approve the agenda as presented. Carried.
Motion by Schempp second by Neely to approve the minutes from the June 1, 2010 and June 10, 2010 meetings. Carried.
Help America Vote Act
Motion by Ustad, second by Schempp to designate the 5% match for the HAVA grant in the amount of $284.11 required to add the $5,303.03 to the state held HAVA account for Union County. Carried.
NACo
Discussion on NACo prescription card will be tabled until July 13, 2010 when more information will be available.
New hires
Motion by Ustad, second by Schempp to approve the following new hires: Rachel Bonine, June 1 @$9.50 per hour. Summer help- fair/extension; Andrew Rosenbaum- Assessor – temporary position- $10.50 per hour effective June 7, 2010. Carried.
Travel Authorization
Motion by Schempp, second by Neely to approve travel authorization for two deputies to attend the Biker 101 training session in Spencer, Iowa on June 17, 2010. Carried.           
May Monthly Reports
Clerk of Courts reported $8,414.18 in fines and fees.
Register of Deeds' reported $4,255.50 in transfer tax and $8,943.80 in fees.
County Nurse –$41 donations.
Federal Prisoner & INS room & board fees-$0.
Veteran’s Service Officer reported 19 individual contacts.
Old Business
Discussion took place on the informational meetings to be held in the county to discuss a possible tax opt-out for road maintenance. Meetings are being scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the following places: Alcester Fire Station-June 29; Beresford Library-July 1; Union County Courthouse- July 6; North Sioux City Community Center-July 7.
Recess
Chairman declared a recess at 9:15 to 9:30.
Budget
Board reviewed 2011 budget requests.
Highway/EMA
PWA Roggow met with the board.
Motion by Neely, second by Schempp to approve to approve the permit for occupying right of way (one lane) for the road race/walk @ Jefferson on 7-10-10 on Mr.’s 6-7-1B requested by Jason McGuire. Carried.
Motion by Schempp, second by Ustad to approve entrance permit for Cory Donnelly on County Rd #26; SE1/4 of Section 7 T91N R50W. Carried.
Motion by Neely, second by Schempp to approve a second entrance permit for Cory Donnelly on County Rd #26; SE1/4 of Section 7 T91N R50W. Carried.
Motion by Ustad, second by Neely to approve a permit for Qwest to place 50 pair cable along Union County Rd. #6 (Sec. 32, T92N; R49W) 1100’ south of American Tower @ 32646 477th Ave. Carried.
Discussion took place on a drainage board issue which will be discussed on June 29.
Discussion took place on the informational meetings to be held in the county on possible tax opt out for county road maintenance and Richland Township (secondary road).
Recess
Chairman declared a recess from 11:00 to 11:05.
Planning and Zoning
Dennis Henze met with the board and reviewed the planning and zoning building permits for 2010.
Henze updated the board on the Josh Barber issue, explaining that work was in process and work was being planned on septic and electric with two potential buyers; thus making the permit valid.
Executive Session
Motion by Neely, second by Schempp to enter executive session to discuss legal matters at 11:14. Carried. Chairman declared the board out of executive session at 11:27.
Indigent
Board tabled indigent matter 10-IRR-013 until June 29 when approval of payment will be made.
Purchase Agreement
Motion by Ustad, second by Neely to approve the signing of the purchase agreement between Lion Realty, LLC and Union County for the purchase of property commonly known as Lot C1, Bailey Tract 2, North Sioux City, Union County and all easements and rights benefiting or appurtenant to the Land (collectively the “Real Property”). The legal description and size of this property is the Lot C1 in Bailey Tract 2, less the East 14’ thereof, being a part of Tract 1 of Lot H-2 and Tract 1 of Lot H-3, Government Lot 1 and the E1/2 of the NW1/4 of Section 10, T89, R48, North Sioux City, Union County, South Dakota; consisting of approximately 0.45 acres for the amount of $25,000. Motion carried.
Claims
Motion by Schempp, second by Neely to approve the following claims. Carried.    The following claims have been audited, approved and warrants drawn on the same: Bi-Weekly payroll for 6-18-2010: Highway $20,007.17; Sheriff $30,039.22; State’s Attorney $1,422.73; Public Building $559.00; Treasurer $50.22; Nurse $159.75; WIC $149.10; Register of Deeds $621.59; Weed $4, 9.24.24; Assessor $372.75; Fair $641.25. Accurate Reporting Inc (Transcript) $176.00; Alcester Ambulance (Allotment) $5,000.00; Alcester Fire Dept (Allotment) $7,078.83; Alcester Union (Publication) $294.11; Alliance Communication (Phone) $533.37; Angela Peirce (Election Worker) $62.50; Artic Ice (Repairs) $30.00; Audrey Ericson (Election Worker) $217.76; Becki Knepper (Election Worker) $212.58; Beresford Ambulance (Allotment) $5,000.00; Beresford Fire Dept (Allotment) $7,078.83; Beresford Republic (Publishing) $1,163.49; Bob Barker Company (Supplies) $863.59; Boyer Trucks Sioux Falls (Repairs) $39.96; Brian L Wells (Maint) $1,152.09; Buell Winter Mousel & Asso (Fees) $899.09; Butler Machinery Co (Repairs) $171.80; C & R Supply Inc (Supplies) $284.44; Campbell Supply (Supplies) $511.81; Carla Bambas (Election Worker) $175.00; Carol LaBrune (Election Worker) $62.50; Cathy Smith (Election Worker) $25.00; Charlie Zook Motors (Repairs) $98.25; Chemco Inc (Supplies) $149.84; Cheryl Walsh (Election Worker) $200.00; Chesterman Co (Water) $103.50; Children’s Inn (Allotment) $580.00; City Of Alcester (Utilities) $45.90; City Of Hawarden (Allotment) $5,000.00; Community Health Clinic (Care) $291.85; Country Estates Truck Repair (Maint) $465.24; Custom Sales (Repairs) $2,150.00; Dakota County Sheriff (Return) $19.25; Dakota Dunes North Sioux City Times (Publication) $26.00; Dan Cotton (Flood Exercise) $100.00; Dan Fullenkamp (Mileage) $8.88; Darlene Crawford (Election Worker) $175.00; Dawn Heaton (Election Worker) $150.00; Dawn Steckelberg (Meals) $54.00; Deb Delaney (Election Worker) $210.10; Dennis Roy (Supplies) $100.00; Dial-Net BTI (Utilities) $41.50; Donald A & Dianne M Gray (Warranty Deed) $1.00; Donelda Golden (Meals) $54.00; Donna Jurgensen (Election Worker) $211.10; Donna K Dietrich (MI Hearing) $136.14; Donna Kinney (Election Worker) $175.00; Dorothy H Schmidt (Election Worker) $175.00; Dorothy Kistner (Meals) $54.00; Dr Jim Slattery (Care) $95.00; Ed Roehr Safety Products (Supplies) $1,549.68; Elk Point Ambulance (Allotment) $5,000.00; Fullerton Building Center (Supplies) $21.98; GCR Tire Center (Supplies) $417.00; Guarantee Oil Co (Supplies) $166.78; Hickory Tech (Phones) $122.70; Honeywell Inc (Maint) $16,700.00; Hydraulic Sales (Repairs) $376.93; IAAO (Membership) $87.50; Industrial Tools & Machine (Supplies) $32.46; Jacks Uniform & Equip (Supplies) $624.90; Janet Lingle (Election Worker) $25.00; Janet Von Eschen (Election Worker) $223.31; Jean White (Election Worker) $175.00; Jebro Inc (Supplies) $1,274.00; Jefferson Ambulance (Allotment) $5,000.00; Jefferson Fire Dept (Allotment) $7,078.84; Jenifer McCarthy (Subpoena) $31.84; Jerald Goehring (Election Worker) $150.00; Jim Brewster (Mileage) $42.18; John P Slattery (Public Defender) $2,891.29; John P Slattery (Election Worker) $25.00; Jones Food Center (Supplies) $6.23; Juanita Grewing (Election Worker) $175.00; Judith Curran (Election Worker) $175.00; Judy George (Election Worker) $203.70; Karen Huenink (Election Worker) $211.10; Karley Sieverding (Election Worker) $87.50; Kate Frankl (Election Worker) $175.00; Kaye Mulder (Election Worker) $175.00; Knology (Utilities) $340.97; Kone Inc (Maint) $259.74; Leader Courier (Publication) $28.00; Leann Vander Laan (Election Worker) $175.00; Leona McInerney (Election Worker) $175.00; Liesel Hallwas (Election Worker) $200.00; Linweld (Supplies) $67.55; Lion Realty LLC (Purchase Agreement) $25,000.00; Loris Carlson (Election Worker) $175.00; Lyle Signs Inc (Supplies) $1,409.90; Madonna Manning (Election Worker) $175.00; Mardelle Cole (Election Worker) $150.00; Margaret A Rosenbaum (Election Worker) $175.00; Marv Ekeren (MI Hearing) $15.00; Mary Anne Meyer Csr Rdr (Transcipts) $204.00; Medical X-Ray Center (Care) $39.55; Menards (Supplies) $217.96; Michael McGill (Public Defender) $2,891.29; Microfilm Imaging System (Rental) $120.00; Mildred Hogan (Election Worker) $175.00; Myron Hertel (Election Worker) $25.00; Nancy Fuehrer (Election Worker) $205.92; Nelva Kooistra (MI Hearing) $15.00; Office Elements (Supplies) $498.72; Ollies Drive Inn (Meals For Jail) $4,847.00; Patricia Hoffman (Election Worker) $175.00; Patricia Wennblom (Election Worker) $210.36; Paulette Vanderham (Election Worker) $175.00; Pedersen Machine (Repairs) $117.49; Perkins Office Solutions (Supplies) $785.46; Peterson, Stuart & Rumpca (Public Defender) $5,782.58; Pioneer Drug (Drugs) $302.86; Pomp's Tire Service Inc (Supplies) $1,833.40; Powerplan (Repairs) $6.54; QLT (Phones) $32.21; Qwest (Phones) $1,209.19; Qwest (Phone) $3.24; Ramada Mitchell (Travel) $656.55; Ray LaFleur (Election Worker) $175.00; Robert James (Mileage) $57.72; Ruth Thompson (Election Worker) $175.00; Safe Options Services (Allotment) $580.00; Sam’s Club (Supplies) $136.12; Sandra DeSaix (Election Worker) $223.31; Sanford Health (Blood Draw) $180.00; Select Parts Inc (Repairs) $257.09; Servall Towel & Linen (Prof Svcs) $65.05; Sheehan Mack Sales & Equip (Repairs) $2,160.00; Sherry Fickbohm (Election Worker) $175.00; Shirley McKee (Election Worker) $175.00; Sid Wagner Jr (Election Worker) $211.10; Siouxland Regional Transit (Allotment) $2,000.00; Sonja Gabel (Election Worker) $175.00; Southdale Nursery (Maint) $231.00; Southeast Farmers Elevator (Supplies) $2,391.20; Southeast SD Tourism Assn (Membership) $350.00; Staples Credit Plan (Supplies) $52.97; State Bank Of Alcester (Payment) $3,931.78; State Of South Dakota (Phones) $410.29; Steve Rommereim (Mileage) $19.24; Sturdevant's Auto Parts (Repairs) $231.34; The Schneider Corporation (Training) $1,000.00; Total Stop Food Store (Supplies) $7.93; Town And Country Tire & Svc (Repairs) $123.16; Union Co. Fair Board (Maint) $5,000.00; Union County (Maint) $9,761.57; Union County (Allotment) $3,750.00; Verizon Wireless (Utilities) $142.75; Vermillion Ford (Repair) $117.99; Veronica Muller (Election Worker) $175.00; Volunteers Of America (Care) $3,412.48; Wayne Groe (Election Worker) $25.00; Woodbury County Disaster (Maint) $2,298.23; Woodbury County Juvenile (Care) $2,300.00; Yankton Co. Sheriff (MI Return) $25.00; Jurors $588.38.
Land Plats
Motion by Schempp, second by Ustad to approve the following plat:
Resolution
Be It Resolved by the Board of Commissioners of Union County that Plat of Wensel Tract 1 Government Lots 1 and 2 of the NW1/4 of Section 30 T92N, R50W of the 5th PM, Union County, SD owned by Michael and Linda Wensel, surveyed by Kim McLaury, Be and the same is hereby approved.
Motion by Neely, second by Ustad to approve the following plat:
Resolution
Be It Resolved by the Board of Commissioners of Union County that Plat of Fornia Tract 2 an addition in the SW1/4NW1/4 of Section 21, T90N, R48W, 5th PM, Union County, SD owned by Keith and Janice Howard, surveyed by Douglas Mordhorst, Be and the same is hereby approved.
Adjournment
Motion by Ustad, second by Schempp to adjourn until June 29, 2010. Carried.
Doyle Karpen, Chairman
Union County Board of Commissioners
ATTEST:
Carol Klumper, Auditor
Union County
Publish June 24, 2010