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March 2010

NOTICE TO BIDDERS
The Union County Board of Commissioners will receive sealed bids for the following supplies to be furnished to the Union County Public Works Department. Bids must be filed at the Union County Public Works Department, 501 E. Pleasant Street, Elk Point, SD 57025, on or before 11:00 a.m., on March 16, 2010, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read. The bids will be considered by the Board of County Commissioners on March 23, 2010 @ 10:00 a.m. Envelopes or containers, containing the bids, must be plainly marked as to the item or items being bid.
Item # 1: Liquid Asphalt
Item # 2: Asphalt Concrete
Item # 3: Metal Culverts
Item # 4: Concrete Culverts
Item # 5: Concrete Bridge Beams
Item # 6: Ice Sand
Item # 7: Chips
Item # 8: Riprap
Item # 9: Steel Piling and Bridge Decking
Item # 10: Magnesium Chloride
Item # 11: Bridge Work and/or Repairs
Specifications are on file and available from the Union County Highway Department, 501 E. Pleasant Street, Elk Point, SD, 57025. Telephone (605) 356-2351
FAX (605) 356-2348
A contract or contracts may be awarded to the company or companies offering the most advantageous proposition to Union County. The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any/or all bids, to waive any defect or informality if it is deemed to be in the best interests of Union County.
/s/ Raymond K. Roggow
 Public Works Administrator
Publish March 4 & 11, 2010

February 23, 2010
Unapproved minutes
Union County Commissioners

The Union County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on February 23, 2010, at the Courthouse in Elk Point, SD at 8:35 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 February 9, 2010 meeting. Carried.
Wage increase
Motion by Ustad, second by Jordan, to approve wage increase for Jackie Sieverding upon moving to chief deputy auditor changing from $2,452.37 to $2,562.98 monthly effective March 1, 2010. Carried.
Recovery Zone Allocation
Discussion continued from last meeting regarding Recovery Zone bonds. Woody Woodsend and Tom Grimmond, Dougherty and Company, were present for discussion. As the board was asked to share the allocation for Harrisburg School District, it was decided to contact the schools in Union County to see if they were interested in the bonds.
Sheriff
Sheriff Limoges met with the board to discuss that North Sioux City is seeking to take the 911 surcharges for cell phone use that Union County is currently receiving from that area. A meeting will be forthcoming to discuss this matter. Sheriff Limoges will keep the board updated on this matter.
SECOG
Motion by Neely, second by Schempp to approve the following resolution.
County Of Union
RESOLUTION #2010-003
A RESOLUTION APPROVING A REVISED JOINT COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING THE SOUTH EASTERN COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
WHEREAS, in 1970, South Dakota Governor Frank Farrar signed an Executive Order creating six Planning and Development Districts in South Dakota; and
WHEREAS, the South Eastern Council of Governments (SECOG) was created when local officials in the area exercised their authority under the "Joint Exercise of Governmental Powers" (SDCL 1-24); and
WHEREAS, SECOG serves Clay, Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha, Turner, and Union Counties as well as the municipalities located within those counties in southeastern South Dakota; and
WHEREAS, SECOG was created as a means whereby counties and cities and other public and private organizations within them may cooperate with one another to improve the health, safety, and general welfare of the citizens of the region; and
WHEREAS, SECOG promotes regional cooperation and the economical delivery of services and has been providing technical assistance to local governmental entities for more than 35 years; and
WHEREAS, SECOG’s Executive Board has determined that the existing Joint Cooperative Agreement entered into in 2006 should be revised.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT
The City or County of Union hereby approves the document titled “South Eastern Council of Governments Joint Cooperative Agreement” among Clay, Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha, Turner, and Union counties and the cities of Sioux Falls, Vermillion, and Brandon.
The agreement, containing revisions to the existing 2006 Joint Cooperative Agreement, is attached to and hereby made a part of this resolution.
Dated this 23rd day of February, 2010.
Vote 5 aye, 0 nay. Carried.
Executive Session
Motion by Jordan, second by Ustad to enter executive session for legal matters. Carried. At 9:23 a.m., the chairman declared the board out of executive session.
Second Reading of Ordinances
Motion by Jordan, second by Neely to approve Ordinance 2010-001 as follows.
ORDINANCE NO.UCC 2010-001
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE LAND USE DEVELOMENT ORDINANCE OF UNION COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA, TO REZONE CERTAIN PROPERTY FROM AGRICULTURAL (AG) TO RURAL RESIDENTIAL (RR).
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, UNION COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That the Land Use Development Ordinance of Union County, South Dakota, be and the same is hereby amended to rezone the following property from Agricultural (AG) to Rural Residential (RR)to wit: S 1,319.6’ of Lot A in SW1/4SW1/4, Section 15, T89N, R49W, less Jorgensen Tr. 8 and less W 472.43’ Section 2. The Land Use Administrator is hereby authorized to enter such change upon the official zoning map upon adoption of this amendment.
Vote: 5 aye, 0 nay.
Motion by Jordan, second by Schempp to approve Ordinance 2010-002 as follows.
ORDINANCE NO.UCC 2010-002
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE LAND USE DEVELOMENT ORDINANCE OF UNION COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA, TO REZONE CERTAIN PROPERTY FROM AGRICULTURAL (AG) TO COMMERCIAL (C).
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, UNION COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That the Land Use Development Ordinance of Union County, South Dakota, be and the same is hereby amended to rezone the following property from Agricultural (AG) to Commercial (C)to wit: the N 205’ of the NW corner of the NW1/4 thence S 22 rods, thence E 42 rods, thence N 22 rods, thence W 42 rods to the place of beginning, Section 29-93-50 Section 2. The Land Use Administrator is hereby authorized to enter such change upon the official zoning map upon adoption of this amendment.
Vote 4 aye, 1 nay. (Ustad)
Recess
Chairman declared a five minute recess at 9:27 a.m.
Public Building
Building and Grounds Supervisor Sexton met with the board with a representative from Honeywell, Paul Stigge, to discuss a proposal for the Union County Courthouse for the primary ventilation and cooling unit for the courthouse. Contract will be given to State’s attorney for perusal and discussed at the next meeting.
Director of Equalization
DOE Kistner met with the board to discuss the county revaluation figures and the preliminary Union County Township 2010 value and Ag changes.
Highway
PWA Roggow met with the board. Discussion took place on spring flooding issues and other matters.
Executive session
Motion by Jordan, second by Schempp to enter executive session at 10:46 a.m. to discuss legal matters. Carried. Chairman declared out of session at 11:22 a.m.
Legislative Audit
Rod Fortin, legislative audit, attended the meeting to discuss the audit from 2007 and 2008.
States Attorney
SA Miller met with the board to discuss various matters.
New hire
Motion by Ustad, second by Neely to approve hiring Amanda Rosenbaum as Deputy Auditor II, at $1925.25 per month effective March 8, 2010. Carried.
Land Plat
Motion by Jordan second by Neely to approve the following plat:
Resolution
Be It Resolved by the Board of Commissioners of Union County that Plat of Lots 19B, 20B and 21A, Dakota Dunes Golf Course 10th Addition in Dakota Dunes, Union County, SD vacating Lot 19A, 20A and 21 of Dakota Dunes Golf course 10th Addition owned by Rick Wegher, surveyed by Douglas Mordhorst, Be and the same is hereby approved. Motion carried.
Claims
The following claims have been approved as follows. Carried. The following claims have been audited, approved and warrants drawn on the same: Bi-Weekly payroll for 2-26-10: Highway $22,800.69; Sheriff $28,545.91; Public Building $507.00; State’s Attorney $1,190.82; Nurses $159.75; WIC $234.30; Register of Deeds $612.32; Treasurer $44.64; Coroner $58.00. Courthouse payroll for the month of February, 2010: Commissioners $4,900.00; Auditor $8,796.79; Data Processing $254.29; Treasurer $12,42.75; Highway $8,564.97; Planning & Zoning $3,153.84; EMA $1,035.98; Assessor $9,820.00; State’s Attorney $11,117.66; Register of Deeds $5,999.03; Veteran $1,050.00; Sheriff $4,349.89; Extension $2,650.13; Public Building $3,834.70; Nurse $878.13; Jail $108.96; Weed $106.09. Juror’s (Jury Duty) $645.78; Alcester Union (Ad) $347.53; Allegra Print & Imaging (Supplies) $90.20; Am San (Supplies) $170.82; AmericInn (Room) $359.60; Anthony Pope (Subpoena) $31.84; Boyer Trucks (Supplies) $61.52; Tudogs Computing (Maint) $120.00; Century Business Products (Maint) $240.00; Charlie Zook Motors (Repairs) $589.54; City Of Elk Point (Utilities) $4,003.90; Community Health Clinic (Care) $294.45; Dakota Graphics (Supplies) $495.00; Dakota Security (Maint) $622.45; Dale Neely (Per Diem) $55.50; Document Depot & Destruction (Shredding) $50.00; Doyle Karpen (Per Diem) $22.20; Fastenal Company (Supplies) $341.97; Great Plains Psychological (Service) $2,325.00; Janet Lingle (Per Diem) $55.94; Jeanne M Bossman (Transcripts) $3,091.20; JPATS/USMS (Transport) $1,984.47; Knology (Internet) $199.95; L G Everist (Supplies) $5,311.40; Language Line Services (Maint) $ 275.00; Leah Burnison (Per Diem) $480.66; Lewis & Clark BHS (Care) $142.00; Marlene Rosenbaum (Land) $45,000.00; Marvin Schempp (Per Diem) $38.48; Mary Anne Meyer (Transcripts) $149.60; Mary Bjerke Design Time (Supplies) $35.00; Menards (Supplies) $217.89; Meridian Grain (Supplies) $1,348.70; Michael Todd & Company (Supplies) $2,990.00; Mid Country Machinery (Repairs) $166.31; MidAmerican Energy (Utilities) $4,407.52; Midwest Wheel (Repairs) $197.95; Milton Ustad (Per Diem) $49.95; NEAFCS-SD (Registration) $40.00; Office Depot (Supplies) $80.55; Office Elements (Maint) $2,312.87; Perkins Office Solutions (Supplies) $156.84; Pitney Bowes (Rental) $149.00; Quill Corporation (Supplies) $738.12; Qwest (Phones) $976.80; Ramkota Inn (Room) $129.98; Renee Kennedy (Transcripts) $1,750.90; Road Machinery & Supplies (Supplies & Repairs) $122.59; Ross Jordan (Per Diem) $27.75; Sanford Health (Care) $60.00; Sanitation Products (Repair, Supplies, Machinery) $22,256.15; Scott Sexton (Mileage) $119.14; SD Assn Of County Weed & Pest (Dues) $50.00; SD State Health Lab (Bl Draws) $592.00; SDACHS (Registration) $160.00; Servall Towel & Linen (Maint) $16.64; Shepherd Reporting (Transcripts) $75.00; Sheriff Of Woodbury County (Return) $82.58; Sioux Falls Rubber Stamp Works (Supplies) $29.00; Sioux Falls Two-Way Radio (Maint) $88.73; Siouxland Trailer Sales (Repairs) $179.85; State Of South Dakota (Phones) $336.11; Us Bank (Gas & Supplies) $1,376.16; Verizon Wireless (Phones) $100.44; Vermillion Ford (Repairs) $427.75; West Payment Center (Supplies) $3,235.92; Woodbury County Disaster & Emergency Service (Maint) $626.38; Woodbury County Juvenile Detention Center (Care) $200.00.
Adjournment
Motion by Ustad, second by Schempp to adjourn at 11:55 a.m. Carried.
Doyle Karpen, Chairman
Union County Board of Commissioners
ATTEST:
Carol Klumper, Auditor
Union County
Publish March 4, 2010

NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF MUNICIPAL ELECTION
MUNICIPALITY OF HUDSON

Notice is hereby given that no Municipal Election will be held on the 13th day of April, 2010, in Hudson, South Dakota.
The election for which public notice was given has been canceled because the following individual has filed a certificate of nomination in the office of the Finance Officer for the position to be filled:
Steve Wickre, Trustee for 3 year term
Because the candidate is unopposed, a certificate of election will be issued in the same manner as to successful candidates after election.
Dated this 1st day of March, 2010.
Roxanne Wickre
Finance Officer
Publish March 4, 2010

NOTICE OF AUDIT OF THE FISCAL AFFAIRS OF ALCESTER-HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 61-1
Notice is hereby given that the records and books of account of Alcester-Hudson School District No. 61-1 of Union County, South Dakota have been audited by Quam and Berglin, Certified Public Accountants for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2009. A detailed report thereon is available for public inspection, during normal business hours, at the business office of the School District, and also available at the Department of Legislative Audit in Pierre, South Dakota or on the Department of Legislative Audit website at http://www.state.sd.us/legislativeaudit/ Reports/reports–all.htm.
The following findings and recommendations provide a brief description of material weaknesses in internal control, legal noncompliance and other matters that are described in more detail in the audit report.
Finding: A significant deficiency and material weakness in internal controls was noted due to a lack of proper segregation of duties for revenues.
Recommendation: We recommend that the School District officials be cognizant of this lack of segregation of duties for revenues.
This notice is published in compliance with the provisions of SDCL 4-11-12.
Quam and Berglin, CPAs
Publish March 4, 11, 2010

STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA
COUNTY OF UNION
ss
IN CIRCUIT COURT
FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT
In the Matter of the Estate of
BEVERLY HOLMDAL, deceased
Pro. No. 10-2
NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is given that on February 6, 2010, Jon H. Holmdal, whose address is 303 Cyanide Street, Lead, South Dakota 57754 and Jay Alan Holmdal, whose address is 56 Golf Drive, Woodbury, New Jersey 08096, were appointed as personal representatives of the estate of Beverly Holmdal.
Creditors of decedent must file their Claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this Notice or their Claims may be barred.
Claims may be filed with the personal representatives or may be filed with the Clerk, and a copy of the Claim mailed to the personal representative.

Jon H. Holmdal
303 Cyanide Street
Lead, South Dakota 57754
Phone: 605-920-2253

Jay Alan Holmdal
56 Golf Drive
Woodbury, New Jersey 08096
Phone: 856-251-0424

Union County Clerk
209 E. Main Street, Suite 230
Elk Point, South Dakota 57025

James H. Pickner
613 8th Street, Box 113
Hawarden, Iowa 51023
Phone: 712-551-2724

Publish March 4, 11, 18, 2010

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON APPLICATION FOR A SPECIAL EVENT TEMPORARY MALT BEVERAGE LICENSE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That the Town Board of Hudson of the Town of Hudson, South Dakota, on the 15h day of March, 2010 at the hour of 8:15p.m. will meet in regular session to consider the applications for special event malt beverage licenses, which have been presented to the Municipal Finance Officer and filed in the city office for the American Legion for Community Center fundraising event at the Memorial Building on March 20, 2010 and Pheasants Forever Lincoln County Chapter for a banquet at the Hudson Fire Station to be held on April 10, 2010.
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 2nd day of March, 2010.
Roxanne Wickre
Municipal Finance Officer
Publish March 4, 2010

NOTICE OF DEADLINE FOR FILING NOMINATING PETITIONS
The deadline for filing nominating petitions is March 30, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. If a petition is mailed by registered mail by March 30, 2010, at 5:00 p.m. it shall be considered filed.
Nominating petitions for the offices of:
County Commissioner - District 1 - 4 year term
County Commissioner - District 3 - 4 year term
County Commissioner - District 5 - 4 year term
County Auditor-4 year term
County Register of Deeds-4 year term
County Sheriff-4 year term
3 Delegates to the Republican Party State Convention
3 Delegates to the Democratic Party State Convention
shall be filed in the office of the county auditor located in the county courthouse during regular business hours.
Nominating petitions for the offices of:
U.S. Representative-2 year term
U. S. Senator – 6 year term
Governor- 4 year term
State Senator - District 16 - 2 year term
State Representatives - District 16 - 2 year term
shall be filed in the office of the Secretary of State, State Capitol Building, Pierre, SD 57501, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
NOTICE: Precinct Committeeman and Committeewoman must file declarations of candidacy at the Auditor's office no later than 5:00 p.m. March 30, 2010.
Carol Klumper
Union County Auditor
Publish March 11, 18, 2010

NOTICE OF DEADLINE FOR VOTER REGISTRATION
Voter Registration for the municipal election to be held on the 13th day of April 2010 will close on the 29th day of March 2010.
Failure to register by this date will cause forfeiture of voting rights for this election. If you are in doubt about whether you are registered, check the Voter Information Portal at www.sdsos.gov or call the county auditor at 1-605-356-2101.
Registration may be completed during regular business hours at the Union County auditor's office, municipal finance office, secretary of state’s office and those locations which provide driver's licenses, SNAP, TANF, WIC, military recruitment and assistance to the disabled as provided by the Department of Human Services. You may contact the county auditor or request a mail-in registration form or access a mail-in form at www.sdsos.gov.
Voters with disabilities may contact the county auditor for information and special assistance in voter registration, absentee voting, or polling place accessibility.
Michael Kezar
Finance Officer
City of Alcester
Publish March 11, 18, 2010

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ALCESTER CITY COUNCIL
March 1, 2010
The Alcester city council held their regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 1, 2010 in the council room of the Alcester Community Building. Mayor William Koenig opened the meeting at 7:00 PM with the following council members present, Larry Anderson, Pete Larsen, Ron Manning, Steve Johannsen and Wayne Van Gelder. Absent was Curt Anderson. Also present during the meeting were Mike Kezar, Toby Brown, Charles Haugland, Tim Renken, Richard Wilson, Joe Zweifel and Joe Constance.
The minutes of the meeting of February 1, 2010 were approved on a motion by Manning and seconded by Larsen. All voted aye.
The following warrants were approved for payment with the exception of the bill from Stecky’s on a motion by Johannsen and seconded by Larry Anderson. All voted aye. Salaries, Finance Office, $2,804.80, Police, $6,573.30, Water, $2,630.40, Sewer, $4,917.79, Auditorium, $122.28, Library, $771.75. Rural Development, 1987 Bond, $551.00, Rural Development, 2002 Bond, $2,060.91, South Lincoln Rural Water, water purchase, $4,030.00, Dakota Care, health insurance, $520.61, State Bank of Alcester, social security, medicare, withholding depository, $4,013.16, Alcester Union, publications, $137.39, Knology, internet, $44.12, South Dakota Retirement, contributions, $2,360.32, Brown & Saenger, supplies, $14.53, Applied Software, computer maint, $662.60, Gubbrud, Haugland & Gillespie Law Firm, pro fees, $332.50, McLeod’s Printing, supplies, $226.14, Alliance Communications, phone service, $258.66, Alltel, phone service, $114.85, Cenex Credit Card, gas, $1,045.12, Sinclair Fleet Services, gas, $18.29, Town & Country Tire, vehicle maint, $35.79, Sheveland’s Welding, vehicle maint, $54.00, Southeastern Electric, utilities, $191.95, VISA, supplies, $497.07, Pete’s Produce, supplies, $138.50, Mid American Energy, utilities, $2,398.93, Total Stop Food, supplies, $144.23, SD Ass’n. of Rural Water, dues, $360.00, Bomgaar’s, supplies, $192.43, Persing Backhoe, contract labor, $438.60, Dakota Supply Group, repairs sewer plant, $1,882.10, Tim Renken, mileage, $171.10, Tetra Tech, lab fees, $702.00, L.P. Gill Landfill, landfill use, $1,284.12, Dee Cole, books, $190.81, Alcester-Hudson Schools, supplies, $155.07, Ingram Library, books, $16.69, South Dakota Magazine, subscription, $34.00, D & D Pest Control, maint, $30.00, Dust Tex, maint, $54.28.
A motion by Larry Anderson and seconded by Manning to approve a parade for the 80th anniversary of the Union Co. Fair for July 30. All voted aye.
A motion by Larsen and seconded by Van Gelder to hire Kelby Van Wyk as a library aide for the summer at $7.25 an hour. All voted aye.
The annual reports were handed out, elections were discussed, tables and chairs for the auditorium were discussed.
A motion to go into executive session was made by Johannsen and seconded by Larsen at 7:48 for contractual matters. All voted aye. The mayor declared the council out of executive session at 8:05.
A motion to adjourn was made at 8:10 by Larsen and seconded by Larry Anderson. All voted aye.
William Koenig, Mayor
ATTEST:
Michael Kezar, Finance Officer
Publish March 11, 2010

NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF ALCESTER-HUDSON SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION
Notice is hereby given that no School Board Election will be held on the 13th day of April 2010, in Alcester and Hudson, South Dakota.
The election for which public notice was given has been cancelled because the following individual has filed a certificate of nomination in the office of the Business Manager for the position(s) to be filled:
Warren Johnson—3-year term
Open—3-year term
Because the candidate was unopposed, a certificate of election will be issued in the same manner as to successful candidates after election at the July 2010 School Board meeting. The open position will be appointed by the Alcester-Hudson School Board at the July 2010 meeting.
Dated this 8th day of March 2010.
Roxanne M. Clark
Business Manager
Alcester-Hudson School District No. 61-1
Publish March 11, 2010

March 9, 2010
Unapproved minutes
Union County Commissioners

The Union County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on March 9, 2010, at the Courthouse in Elk Point, SD at 8:35 a.m.
Members present were Jordan, Karpen, Neely, Schempp and Ustad.
Motion by Jordan, second by Schempp to approve the agenda as presented. Carried.
Motion by Jordan second by Neely to approve the minutes from the February 23, 2010 meeting. Carried.
Payphones
Motion by Schempp, second by Neely to remove the payphones from the courthouse lobby and sheriff dept. lobby. Carried.
Sick bank committee
Discussion took place on sick bank committee. Auditor will request volunteers from the courthouse, sheriff and public works departments to serve on the sick leave bank committee.
New Hires
Motion by Jordan, second by Ustad to approve Russel Golden, special deputy effective 2-25-10 @ $10.00 and James Hurst, special deputy @ $10.00 effective 3-4-10. Carried.
Resignation
Motion by Schempp, second by Ustad to approve the resignation from deputy Sheriff Mike Palmer. Carried.
Travel Authorization
Motion by Jordan, second by Neely to approve travel for Sheriff Secretary Tracy Smith to attend a grant-writing session in Sioux Falls on March 15 and 16. Carried.
WIC Contract
Motion by Schempp, second by Jordan to approve an amendment to the WIC contract up to $6,252.20. Carried.
Bank Balance
AUDITOR’S ACCOUNT WITH THE COUNTY TREASURER
February 2010
Total amount of deposits in bank; $1,209,511.72
Total amount of actual cash:  $3,941.55
Total amount of checks and drafts in Treasurer’s possession not exceeding three days:  $45,115.73
Investments: $2,746,765.67
Cash Variance: -$100.85
Credit card outstanding: $1711.10
Total: $4,006,944.92
*Note: These figures include all funds administered by the county including city, schools & township revenue and other pass through accounts.
Fuel Quote
Motion by Jordan, second by Ustad to approve the quote from SE Farmers elevator coop for #2 Diesel- 3600 gallons to Alcester shop and 3600 gallons to Elk Point shop. Motion carried.
January Reports
Clerk of Courts reported $22,279.28 in fines and fees.
Register of Deeds' reported $7,735 in transfer tax and $6,963.80 in fees.
County Nurse $44 in donations.
Federal Prisoner & INS room & board fees-$935.
Census
Chairman Karpen discussed the importance of all individuals to provide the information requested regarding the census.
Liquor License Auction
States Attorney Miller explained the criteria (SDCL 35-2-1.2) to approve the business plans submitted by applicants for the auction in connection with Ordinance #UCC-2007-003. Motion by Jordan, second by Neely at accept applications submitted. Carried. Sean Brady was the lone bidder. Chairman declared the license sold to Sean Brady for $25,000.
Opt out
Discussion took place on opt out.
Public Building
Discussion with States Attorney Miller took place regarding Honeywell contract.
Motion by Jordan, second by Neely to approve a service contract at $24,873 for 2 years. Carried.
Motion by Jordan, second by Schempp to approve a contract to add digital controls at $13,208. Carried.
Motion by Jordan, second by Neely to approve a contract to add on a gas-fired unit for $8,800. Carried.
Abatement
Motion by Schempp, second by Ustad to approve abatement #2010-003 from Gary and Barbara Reese. DOE Kistner met with the board to explain that this application should be approved to receive owner occupied status. Abate: $246.73- Elk Point Jefferson School. Carried.
Recovery Zone
Toby Morris, Northland Securities, met with the board to discuss recovery bonds and the concept of the pool being developed for entities statewide to apply for the bonds. Motion by Jordan, second by Neely to release the Recovery Zone bonds issued to Union County to the state and ask that one million dollars of the bonds be allocated to Harrisburg School District. Carried.
Public Hearing-Rezoning
The commissioners held a public hearing to discuss a request to change property from Agriculture to Commercial zoning from Albert Hines on a strip of land 150’ wide by 591’ long of the remaining C.H. Pike Outlot 1 in the SE1/4NE1/4 of Section 4-89-48 along Hwy. 105.
Discussion took place on the fact that there was no engineering report and the property was located in the Flood Way. Motion by Jordan, second by Ustad to deny the rezoning application. Carried.
Travel Authorization
Motion by Jordan, second by Schempp to authorize Dennis Henze to attend a drainage meeting in Watertown on March 18, 2010. Carried.
Recess
Chairman declared a recess from 10:33 to 10:40.
States Attorney
SA Miller met with the board on various legal matters.
Executive Session
Motion by Jordan, second by Ustad to enter executive session at 10:45 to discuss legal and personnel matters. Carried. Chairman Karpen declared the board out of executive session at 11:20 a.m.
Wellmark Renewal
Gary Welter, Wellmark, met with the board regarding the employee health insurance renewal plan outlining the changes and premiums. Motion by Jordan, second by Ustad to accept renewal for the following three plans- USC/T9A, USF/T9A, USG/T9A with the average increase of 7% in premium. Carried.
Treasurer
Treasurer Hertel met with the board to discuss the proposal for county website administrator. Motion by Jordan, second by Schempp to add $120 a month to Treasurer Hertel’s salary for website administrator effective March 1, 2010 with a review in 6 months. Carried.
Sheriff
Sheriff Limoges met with the board. Motion by Schempp, second by Ustad to declare the following vehicles surplus property: Blazer VIN #1GNDT13X43K144108 and Crown Victoria VIN # 2FAFP71W34X146861. Carried. Motion by Jordan, second by Ustad to surplus 5 Sony video recorders and donating 2 of those items to the Elk Point City police department. Carried.
Department Head Meeting
Commissioners Jordan and Ustad gave an update on the department head meeting held at 8:00 a.m. prior to board meeting. Next meeting will be held April 6 with Commissioners Ustad and Neely attending.
Claims
Motion by Jordan, second by Schempp to approve the claims as follows. Carried. The following claims have been audited, approved and warrants drawn on the same: Bi-Weekly payroll for 3-12-2010: Highway $18,818.23; Sheriff $29,569.67; State’s Attorney $1,444.86; Public Building $650.00; Nurse $159.75; WIC $228.98; Register of Deeds $618.50. Alcester Union (Ad) $313.65; Alliance Communication (Phones) $539.12; Am San (Supplies) $192.61; Boyer Trucks Sioux Falls (Supplies/Repairs) $793.59; Butler Machinery (Repairs/Supplies) $8,354.97; Chesterman (Water) $126.50; City Of Alcester (Utilities) $57.15; Community Health Clinic (Care) $114.25; Concept Seating (Chairs) $2,698.00; Country Estates Truck Repairs (Maint) $648.32; Cuming County Sheriff (Return) $38.14; Dakota Dunes North Sioux City Times (Ad) $385.20; Dept Of Revenue (Renew License) $4.00; Election Systems & Software (Maint) $6,294.00; Fastenal Company (Supplies) $50.61; Fed Ex (Postage) $12.63; FEH Associates (Study) $5,520.00; FSH Communications (Phones) $120.00; Grant Writing USA (Registration) $425.00; Great Plains Int'l (Supplies) $73.27; Guarantee Oil (Supplies) $218.64; Gubbrud, Haugland & Gilles (Ct Apt Atty) $399.28; Heiman Fire Equipment (Repairs/Supplies) $1,308.24; Holcomb Freightliner (Repairs) $198.91; Hydraulic Sales (Repairs) $14.17; Hydraulic World (Repairs) $190.10; Industrial Tools & Machine (Supplies) $185.20; Jacks Uniform & Equipment (Supplies) $12.95; Janitor Depot (Supplies) $310.70; Jefferson Fire Dept (Training Expense)$1,599.39; Jones Food Center (Food For Jail) $16.64; Knology (Utilities) $167.39; Kone Inc (Maint) $259.74; L G Everist (Supplies) $50.20; Leader Courier (Ad) $555.35; Limoges Service & Repairs (Repairs) $1,713.31; Linweld (Supplies) $94.52; Mathias E Stricherz (Service) $733.75; McLeods (Supplies) $109.02; Meridian Grain (Supplies) $1,358.07; Michael McGill (MI Board) $123.82; MidAmerican Energy (Utilities) $1,234.48; Muller Auto Parts (Supplies) $58.11; National 4-H Council Supplies (Supplies) $14.85; Northern Truck Equipment (Repairs) $100.72; Northland Products (Supplies) $383.40; Nygren's True Value (Supplies) $47.91; Office Depot (Supplies) $206.54; Ollies Drive Inn (Meals For Jail) $6,425.25; Pat Walsh (Culverts) $853.33; Perkins Office (Supplies) $194.14; Peterson, Stuart & Rumpca (Ct Apt Atty) $3,747.40; Pete’s Produce (Repairs/Supplies) $67.25; Pioneer Drug (Drugs) $1,649.55; Powerphone (Registration) $129.00; Qwest (Phones) $1,206.93; Qwest (Phones) $2.89; RDJ Specialties (Supplies) $551.40; Road Machinery & Supplies (Repairs) $150.02; Salem Tractor Parts (Repairs) $280.00; Sam’s Club (Supplies) $221.33; SDACC (Reg) $100.00; SDACC (CCPR) $8,495.00; SDML (Registration) $65.00; Select Parts (Supplies) $114.26; Sioux Falls Two-Way Radio (Maint) $4,236.71; Sioux Laundry (Wash For Jail) $412.65; South Dakota Asphalt Conf (Reg) $100.00; Southeast Farmers Elevator (Repairs) $388.41; Stan Houston Equipment (Repairs) $26.89; State Bank Of Alcester (Payment) $3,931.78; Sturdevant's Auto Parts (Supplies/Repairs) $992.14; Thomas L Price (Care) $4,400.00; UPS (Postage) $51.09; Verizon Wireless (Utilities) $141.74; Western Office Plus (Supplies) $13.58; William Curry (Postage) $26.40; Juror’s (Jury Duty) $516.18.
County Burial
Motion by Neely, second by Jordan to approve the application #2010C-1 for payment of burial for a county resident. Motion carried.
Striping contract
Motion by Ustad, second by Schempp to sign an agreement with the State of South Dakota to provide for the striping of county roads within Union County and for their continuing maintenance. The state has allocated $500,000 to a state-wide county highway striping project designated as project number P 000S (00)302 PCN 00QT referred to as "PROJECT". STATE funds to pay for 60% of PROJECT cost up to a maximum of $500,000 with COUNTY funds to pay remainder of PROJECT costs. Union County will be included in the PROJECT for the striping of approximately 80.9 miles of County roads at an estimated cost of $41,051.72. Carried.
Elected Official Starting Salary
Due to inquiries regarding elected position’s salaries up for re-election this year, the board discussed what a starting salary would be for a newly elected person. Following discussion, it was determined that if a person were to be newly elected to Auditor or Register of Deeds, the starting salary would be $37,063; if a person were to be newly elected to the Sheriff position the salary would be $47,768.
Old business
Commissioner Jordan stated that there would be a meeting held March 18 in North Sioux City to discuss cell phone revenue.
Adjournment
Motion by Jordan, second by Ustad to adjourn at 12:03 p.m. Carried.
Doyle Karpen, Chairman
Union County Board of Commissioners
ATTEST:
Carol Klumper, Auditor
Union County
Publish March 18, 2010

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON APPLICATIONS FOR SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: The Board of County Commissioners in and for the County of Union in the State of South Dakota, on the 6th day of April 2010, at the hour of 9:00 a.m. at the Union County Courthouse in Elk Point, S.D. will meet in regular session to consider the following applications for the Alcoholic Beverage license application to operate outside a municipality for the 2010 licensing period, which has been filed with the County Auditor to be presented to the Board of County Commissioners.
APPLICANT'S NAME
Sean Brady
dba Exit 31 LLC
ADDRESS
Northwest Corner NW1/4 then South 22 Rods, thence E 42 Rods, thence North 22 Rods, thence West 42 Rods to a place of beginning
TYPE OF LICENSE
Retail (on-sale) Liquor
Notice is further given that any person, persons, or their attorney may appear and be heard at said scheduled public hearing who are interested in the approval or rejections of any such application.
Handicapped persons needing assistance or aid should contact the County Auditor before the meeting by calling 356-2101.
Carol Klumper, Auditor
Publish once March 25, 2010

UNOFFICIAL MINUTES
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
ALCESTER-HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT #61-1

March 8, 2010
A. Chairman K. Anderson called the meeting to order at 6:03 p.m. at the Alcester-Hudson High School library with the following members present: Steve Rommereim, Carla Reihe, Penny Tabbert, James Morey, and Warren Johnson. Brandon Peterson arrived at 6:41 p.m. Also present were Shane Voss, LeeAnn Haisch, Roxanne Clark, Karin Morey, Sandy Barnes, Leah Rommereim, Jessica Ronning, Emily Schreur, and Sean Reihe.
B. The Board reviewed vouchers for the consent agenda.
C. Visitors were recognized.
D. PUBLIC INPUT
1. Sean Reihe, Emily Schreur, Leah Rommereim, and Jessica Ronning presented the 2009-2010 activities for FFA. They presented popcorn and tablets to all the board members.
2. The Senior Class, represented by Leah Rommereim, Jessica Ronning and Emily Schreur, presented information on their proposed senior class trip.
3. Karin Morey and Sandy Barnes discussed the present policy on wrestling cheerleaders attending the state wrestling tournament. The policy change will be addressed at a later date.
E. AGENDA: A motion was made by S. Rommereim and seconded by P. Tabbert to approve the agenda as printed. All voted aye. Motion carried.
F. CONSENT AGENDA: A motion was made by C. Reihe and seconded by J. Morey to approve the minutes of the regular meeting February 8, 2010, and to approve the following District reports: (1) Business Manager’s Report – General Fund, February 1, 2010 Balance $830,194.00, February 2010 Receipts Local $11,931.90, County $3,020.94, State $109,917.75, ARRA Stimulus Money $8,240.00, Federal $24,923.00, Federal Medicaid Admin $0.00, Sale of Surplus Property $0.00, February 2010 Expenditures $207,982.07, February 28, 2010, Balance $780,245.52. Capital Outlay Fund February 1, 2010 Balance $265,362.97, Receipts Local $3,460.66, County $0.00, Expenditures $3,015.29, February 28, 2010 Balance $265,808.34. Special Education Fund, February 1, 2010, Balance $70,290.48, Receipts Local $2,845.72, State $0.00, Federal $12,697.89, ARRA Stimulus Money $8,911.00, Federal Medicaid Admin $0.00, Expenditures $36,056.90, February 28, 2010 Balance $58,688.19. Pension Fund February 1, 2010 Balance $52,254.84, Receipts Local $627.89, State $0.00, Expenditures $0.00, February 28, 2010 Balance $52,882.73. (2) The Trust and Agency Fund Report – February 1, 2010 Balance $89,188.72, January 2010 Receipts $10,185.76, February 2010 Expenditures $10,698.71, February 28, 2010 Balance $88,675.77. (3) The Lunch Fund Report – February 1, 2010 Balance $3,265.89, February 2010 Local Receipts $7,386.60, Federal $3,936.70, February 2010 Expenditures $8,228.09, February 28, 2010 Balance $6,361.10, and to approve the following claims: GENERAL FUND: A & B Accessibility—preventive maintenance/ wheelchair lifts 200.00, AT&T—telephone service 128.38, Ackerman Heating & A/C, Inc—thermostat 104.99, Agency Fund—replenish imprest 1,362.10 (Ryan Campbell—gbb official 1/30/10 70.00, Jack Arnett—gbb official 1/30/10 103.30, Donald Johnson—gbb/bbb official 2/2/10 90.00, Travis Palmer—gbb/bbb official 2/2/10 90.00, Daniel Forsstrom—gbb/bbb official 2/2/10 123.30, Greater Sioux Falls Home School Association—VOID quiz bowl entry fee 2/8/10 -25.00, Yankton School District—jv wrestling entry fee 14.00, Irene-Wakonda School District—‘c’ bbb entry fee 30.00, Tom Eggers—bbb official 2/12/10 103.30, Chad Larson—gbb official 2/11/10 70.00, Steven Walsh—gbb official 103.30, Brad Coleman—gbb official 2/13/10 103.30, Brett Kieffer—gbb official 2/13/10 70.00, Chad Larson—gbb official 2/12/10 70.00, Paul Ortman— bbb official 02/18/10 70.00, Steven Walsh—gbb official 2/18/10 103.30, Chad Larson—gbb official 2/18/10 70.00, Dana Iverson—bbb official 2/18/10 103.30), Alcester Drug—health supplies 12.18, Alcester Golf Club—09-10 golf club usage for golf/cc 1,000.00, Alliance communications—long distance 397.13, American Bus Corp—activities/preschool/regular route 17,794.71, Diana Anderson—reimburse mileage/reading recovery class 25.90, Automatic Building Controls—door holder/service/repair fire alarm 349.67, Avera Home Medical Equipment—mask for cpr unit 20.00, Bob’s Piano Service—tune school pianos 170.00, CDW Government—computer supplies 438.74, Cenex—vehicle gas/bus route fuel 3,069.03, City of Alcester—water/sewer/garbage 970.35, Connecting Point—computer supplies 89.00, Culligan Water Conditioning—softener service 48.00, Dakota Security—training 275.00, Days Inn Brookings—Martin/lodging for music conf 111.60, Duncan Construction—February snow removal 610.00, Dust-Tex Service—custodial mops 144.10, Elite Business Systems—copy overages 384.02 Ellison Educational Equipment, Inc—die cut machine/accessories 3,358.88, C.W. Graham—computer support service 1,050.00, Brian Haak—clinic meal/lodging reimbursement 146.36, Steve Hale—school supplies/Walmart 34.76, Hauff Mid-America Sports Inc—basketball backboard pads/basketball goal nets/wr tuff skin 348.45, Tamra Heiman—reimburse meal/ddn training 8.35, Josten’s—diploma covers 167.17, K & M Music, Ltd—instrument repair 41.50, Klemme Construction—snow removal 422.50, Knology—distance learning fees 406.94, Loren Fischer Disposal—garbage service 140.00, Marion School District—dist 4b wr expense 99.00, Karla Martin—reimburse state wr meals 64.00, McCook Central School District—wr region expenses 20.03, Laura McKee—reimburse meal/ddn training 8.35, Menards Sioux Falls West—musical supplies 232.09, Lance Merrick—reimburse state wr meals 59.14, Levi Merrick—reimburse state wr meals 56.61, MidAmerican Energy Company—electric/gas/lighting 7,826.20, Nasco—ag classroom supplies 21.32, National FFA Organization—meat-floric guides/flash cards 110.00, Network Services Company—custodial supplies 539.45, Jennifer Oberg—reimburse state wr meals 22.04, Paragon Publishing—bear facts/legals 1,194.98, Pepper & Son Inc, JW—classroom supplies 891.79, Pete’s Produce—musical/custodial supplies 49.04, Presto X—pest control services 40.00, Red-D-Haul—delivery charge of ford van 220.00, ReliaMax—workers compensation insurance 1,105.00, Timothy Rhead—reimburse state wr meals 64.00, Jessica Ronning—reimburse meals for state wr 24.45, SD Bandmasters—7/8th gr instrumental contest fee 85.00, Schmitt Music—musical supplies 170.67, Phillip Serck—reimburse state wr meals 64.00, Sioux Falls Music—musical supplies 126.39, Southeast Area Cooperative—distance learning fees 800.00, Southeastern Electric Coop—elementary heat 2,160.62, Tams-Witmark Music Library—musical supplies 44.00, Town & Country Tire & Service—minibus check/repair 60.52, Verizon Wireless—cell phone charges 150.56, VISA—postage/art supplies/computer switches 1,694.59, Jeff Walz—classroom supplies 31.39  FUND TOTAL: $51,865.04. CAPITAL OUTLAY: American Bus Corp—regular route 2,051.07, Barnes & Noble—elementary library books 89.32, Elite Business Systems—copy machine leases 800.87, Highsmith Co., Inc—library supplies 33.68, Ingram Books—books 577.95, Kapco—library supplies 277.21, SD Federal Property Agency—2006 ford e150 van 9,900.00, Time Management Systems—timecard server lease 135.85. FUND TOTAL: $13,865.95. SPECIAL EDUCATION: Agency Fund—Replenish Imprest 60.00 (Center for Disabilities—conference registration 60.00), Hannah Baily—reimburse meal/math counts 9.00, MaryBeth Lundberg—reimburse mileage for workshop 34.04, R & R Conversions, Inc—wheelchair lifts for van 8,110.97, Southeast Area Cooperative—special education assessment/OT/PT 16,167.74, VISA—special education supplies 56.57. FUND TOTAL: $24,438.32. CHECKING ACCOUNT 1 TOTAL: $90,169.31. FOOD SERVICE: Chemical Sanitizing Systems—chemicals 155.00, Child & Adult Nutrition Services—commodity processing 420.41, Dean Foods North Central—milk 1,256.85, Earthgrains Company—bread 115.51, Reinhart Foodservice—food/supplies 1,992.00, Servall Towel & Linen Supply—towels 49.92, Total Stop Food Store—food/supplies 7.96. CHECKING ACCOUNT 2 TOTAL: $3,997.65. HOURS & DOLLARS: Marc Aisenbrey—substitute 18.00, Brenda Akland—ticket seller 40.00, Bobette Anderson—ticket seller 40.00, Curtis Anderson—official 175.00, Diana Anderson—ticket seller 40.00, Keith Anderson—per diem 100.00, Hannah Baily—ticket seller/clock 80.00, Mary Barnes—clock 60.00, Daniel Bergland—ticket seller 60.00, David Broadwell—ticket seller 40.00, Lynette Busch—ticket seller 60.00, Chad Conaway—ticket seller 20.00, Marlin Day—substitute 168.00, Tiffany DeRocher—substitute 84.00, Brett Doering—official 175.00, Shana Doering—ticket seller 40.00, Christopher Doty—substitute 336.00, Dene Doty—official 75.00, Kelli Erickson—ticket seller 80.00, Pauline Farrell—substitute 12.00, Brian Haak—official/ticket seller/detention 131.00, LeeAnn Haisch—supervisor/ticket seller 1,020.00, Steve Hale—in-service 150.00, Carolyn Hongslo—substitute 255.00, Debra Jensen—ticket seller 80.00, Katherine Johannsen—clock 280.00, Scott Johnson—coach 2,096.00, Warren Johnson—per diem 100.00, Michael Kezar—scorer 380.00, William Koenig—official/ticket seller 190.00, Christina Larsen—ticket seller 20.00, Vickie Larsen—substitute 654.32, Alexis Liston—scorer 60.00, MaryBeth Lundberg—ticket seller 80.00, Karla Martin—ticket seller 20.00, Laura McKee—ticket seller 80.00, Linda Merrick—ticket seller 20.00, James Morey—per diem 100.00, Audra Nelson—ticket seller 80.00, Brandon Peterson—per diem 100.00, Carla Reihe—per diem 100.00, Timothy Rhead—ticket seller 20.00, Steven Rommereim—per diem 100.00, Sandra Saugstad—concession 1,745.00, Jaimey Schempp—official 100.00, Joni Schempp—ticket seller 20.00, Danyel Schouten—ticket seller 360.00, Olive Scott—ticket seller 40.00, Sarah Scott—substitute 522.33, Michael Seivert—supervisor 520.00, Phillip Serck—coach 1,737.75, Margene Smith—substitute 244.00, Penny Tabbert—mileage 12.58/per diem 50.00, Linda Thompson—ticket seller 40.00, Sally Thompson—ticket seller 220.00, Stacie Turnbull—ticket seller 40.00, Shane Voss—supervisor 480.00, Jane Walsh—ticket seller 40.00, Jeff Walz—ticket seller 40.00, Amy Webb—ticket seller 40.00, Ruth Westling—substitute/ticket seller 62.00, Richard Wilson—ticket seller 20.00, Dianne Yoerger—ticket seller 40.00. The February 2010 Athletic Fund Report and IMPREST Account Report were read. All voted aye. Motion carried.
February 2010 Payroll and Benefits: Total--$189,731.84, (1) Instruction - General Fund $144,017.88, (2) Instruction - Special Education Fund $12,499.41, (3) Instruction - Title/REAP $5,255.52 (4) Guidance and Library Services $4,912.01, (5) Administration and Fiscal Services $14,257.96, (6) Custodial Services $5,345.55, (7) Food Services $3,443.51.
G. OLD BUSINESS
The Board discussed the Greater Hoyt and Greater Scott School Districts.
H. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
Superintendent Voss discussed the snow make-up days, a legislative update, school board vacancies, the new special education van, the teacher negotiation processes, the date for the employee recognition dinner, a local geography bee winner will be going to state, the classified staff sick leave bank board representative, a POET Ethanol newsletter, and a weight room update.
I. PRINCIPAL’S REPORT
Principal Haisch discussed the Holocaust survivor presenting at the school in April and a Tri-Valley Conference change for boys and girls basketball tournaments.
J. NEW BUSINESS
1. FFA Presentation was given during the Public Input.
2. A possible policy on employee state and national convention attendance was discussed.
3. A motion was made by B. Peterson and seconded by J. Morey to transfer $37,590 from the Special Education Local Funds to Capital Outlay Fund as approved in the 2009-2010 published budget, per HB 1020. All voted aye. Motion carried.
4. A motion was made by B. Peterson and seconded by J. Morey to amend Special Education ARRA Expenditures, per Rob Huffman, SDDOE Grants Management. ARRA Expenditure money will be moved from OT ($20,910) and PT ($16,680) COOP Expenses (total $37,590) to Salaries ($36,650) and benefits ($940) (total $37,590). All voted aye. Motion carried.
5. A motion was made by J. Morey and seconded by C. Reihe to approve the school calendar for 2010-2011 school year. All voted aye. Motion carried.
6. A motion was made by W. Johnson and seconded by J. Morey to accept the Greater Scott School District 61-5 proposal for dissolution and attachment of the district’s taxable property. All voted aye. Motion carried.
K. EXECUTIVE SESSION
1. A motion was made by S. Rommereim and seconded by B. Peterson to enter into Executive Session at 8:03 p.m. for the purpose of preparing for contract negotiations or negotiating with employees or employee representatives. All voted aye. Motion carried. Chairman K. Anderson declared the meeting enter regular session at 8:17 p.m.
2. A motion was made by J. Morey and seconded by C. Reihe to enter Executive Session at 8:17 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 9:08 p.m.
L. ADJOURNMENT
1. A motion was made by S. Rommereim and seconded by W. Johnson to adjourn the meeting at 9:09 p.m. All voted aye. Motion carried.
Keith Anderson, Chairman
ATTEST:
Roxanne M. Clark, Business Manager
Publish March 25, 2010

HUDSON TOWN BOARD
Regular Meeting
March 15, 2010
The Hudson Town Board met on March 15, 2010 in the city office at 8:00pm. Members present Chairman Wickre, Van’tHof and Stoffel. Also present Toby Brown and Roxanne Wickre.
Van’tHof made a motion to approve the agenda, Stoffel seconded the motion. Motion carried.
The February minutes were approved on a motion by Stoffel that was seconded by Van’tHof. Motion carried.
Brown discussed the comprehensive plan with board.
At 8:15 a public hearing was held for two Special Event Malt Beverage Licenses. A motion to approve an application for the Legion for a fundraiser on March 20, 2010 was made by Stoffel and seconded by Van’tHof. Motion carried. An application for Pheasants Forever Lincoln County Chapter was approved for an April 10, 2010 banquet on a motion by Van’tHof and second by Stoffel. Motion carried.
The community center was discussed. West Rock was able to provide a couple of upgrades for the building at no additional costs to the town. The brown wainscoting was extended to the north and west sides of the building and the door frames will be a welded door frame instead of a knockdown frame. The project was bid with no floor covering in the meeting room side, Stoffel made a motion to approve having floor covering installed. Van’tHof seconded the motion. Motion carried. Roxanne will contact West Rock to have this change made. The need for some type of grid over the windows in the multipurpose room was discussed. The board will look into some options.
The Library was discussed. The windows upstairs need to be replaced. There is a vacancy on the library board as of April. The board was notified by Becky that Marcella Paulson is interested in filling the vacancy. On a motion by Van’tHof and second by Stoffel the board appointed Paulson to a three year term on the library board. Motion carried.
Roxanne informed the board that Brian will be gone April 6 through the 12.
The town will be advertising for bids for the garbage contract.
Stoffel made a motion to approve the following bills, Van’tHof seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Brian Sohl wages 2848.81 Roxanne Wickre wages 1623.35 SDRS retirement plan 725.01 Becky VanNoort wages 396.47 Darlene Jervik wages 110.14 SDPAA vehicle ins 4237.33 Premier Bank payroll Taxes 1522.58 RVRW water 926.50 Dept of Revenue lab fees 12.00 Northwest Sanitation garbage 1735.00 Dept of Revenue sales tax 198.83 Strange Farrel Johnson & Brewers legal serv 18.00 RR 1 Services 2months 70.80 Alliance Communications phone 171.95 Fillin Station supplies 541.45 Hudsonite publications 28.37 Bomgaars supplies 88.73 Staples supplies 491.58 Comm Oil Co fuel oil 514.48 Dennis Stoffel mileage-animal control 50.00 Lincoln County transfer station fees 1809.00 VanMaanens repairs 59.99 Siouxland Propane 408.25 MidAmerican electricity 1051.12 VanDeWalle Assoc services 3924.70 West Rock Construction payment 41987.70 Rural Development water loan 317.00.
With no further business the meeting was adjourned.
Steve Wickre, Chairman
Attest:
Roxanne Wickre, Finance Officer
Publish March 25, 2010

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ALCESTER CITY COUNCIL
The Alcester city council held a meeting on Monday, March 15, 2010 in the council room in the Alcester Community Building. Mayor William Koenig opened the meeting at 7:00 PM with the following council members present, Curt Anderson, Pete Larsen, Ron Manning, Larry Anderson, Steve Johannsen and Wayne Van Gelder. Also present during the meeting were Mike Kezar, Joe Zweifel, Dale Pearson, Curtis Nielsen, Richard Wilson, Joe Constance, Tim Renken and Charles Haugland.
The council acting as the local board of equalization heard no objections.
A motion by Larsen and seconded by Johannsen to approve the annual reports. All voted aye.
A motion by Curt Anderson and seconded by Larry Anderson to hire the following election workers at $130 for the day, Donna Jurgensen, Shirley McKee, Margene Smith, Donna Pedersen, Darlene Crawford and Lena Peterson. All voted aye.
The council discussed the South Lincoln Rural water annual meeting, the Municipal League spring meeting, water meter installations, pot holes and the truck route.
A motion to adjourn was made at 7:48 on a motion by Larsen and seconded by Larry Anderson. All voted aye.
William Koenig, Mayor
ATTEST:
Michael Kezar, Finance Officer
Publish March 25, 2010