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May 2010

NOTICE OF DEADLINE FOR VOTER REGISTRATION
Voter registration for the Primary Election to be held on June 8, 2010, will close on May 24, 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 605-356-2101 or 605-356-2041.
Registration may be completed during regular business hours at the 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 to 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.
Voters with disabilities may contact the county auditor for information and special assistance in voter registration, absentee voting, or polling place accessibility.
Carol Klumper, Auditor
Union County
Publish May 6, 13, 2010

CLAY RURAL WATER SYSTEM
Notice of Public Hearing

Clay Rural Water System (CRWS) will hold a public hearing to receive comments regarding a proposed application to the S.D. Department of Environment and Natural Resources Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DW-SRF) Loan Program to finance Phase II of its 2010 Improvements project. A public hearing is a requirement of the facilities planning process for the DW-SRF program. A Facilities Plan is an engineering and environmental study of project alternatives. It documents the need for improvements and proposes a solution. CRWS proposes to borrow up to $2,208,000 in DW-SRF loan funds at 3% for 30 years. The total project cost is estimated at $2,208,000. The purpose of the public hearing is to discuss the proposed project, the proposed financing, and the source of repayment for the loan. The public is invited to attend and comment on the project.
The hearing will be held Wednesday, May 19, 2010, at 1:00 p.m. at the CRWS office. Project information may be reviewed at the CRWS office during office hours.
The hearing is open to all interested parties. Information regarding accessibility for the disabled may be obtained by calling CRWS at 605-267-2088. Anyone unable to attend may submit written comments prior to the hearing.
Greg Merrigan
System Manager
Clay Rural Water System, Inc.
30376 SD HWY 19
Wakonda, SD 57073-6416
Publish May 6, 2010

NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPLY FOR FUNDS
The Clay Rural Water System, Inc. anticipates submitting an application to the United States Department of Agriculture Office of Rural Development for funding to construct lime sludge drying lagoons.
The estimated cost of the project is $350,000. A public information meeting will be held at a later date.
CLAY RURAL WATER SYSTEM, INC
By /s/ Robert Wood
President
Publish May 13, 2010

May 4, 2010
Unapproved minutes
Union County Commissioners

The Union County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on May 4, 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 Ustad to approve the agenda as presented. Carried.
Motion by Jordan second by Neely to approve the minutes from the April 20, 2010 meeting. Carried.
Abatements #2010-008 & #2010-009
Motion by Neely, second by Ustad to approve the abatement requests from Jared Duncan; and the application from Jeff Ryan on behalf of the Martha Yates property. Duncan did not receive the owner occupied credit. Abate: $827.88-Elk Point Jefferson School. Yates property-house burned on August 12, 2008. Abate: Jefferson Twp.-$25.84; Elk Point Jefferson-$402.31; Union County-$132.38; Rural Fire-$5.96. Total- $566.49. Carried.
Employee Matter
Request for additional payment from an employee was considered. Chairman asked three times for motion to approve request. Chairman failed to receive a motion.
Copy Fee established
Motion by Jordan, second by Schempp to approve setting a fee for copies and fax at $1.00 which includes sales tax. (currently: 94 cents per copy, and 6 cents for state sales tax) Carried.
New Hire
Motion by Schempp, second by Jordan to approve the following new hires: Barry Beck as PT jailer @12.06 per hour effective 4-26- 10; Lisa Schenzel as PT jailer @12.06 per hour effective 4-28-10; Mark Mahnke @10.50 per hour as weed sprayer.
Land Plats
Motion by Ustad, second by Neely to approve the following plat:
Resolution
Be It Resolved by the Board of Commissioners of Union County that Survey Plat of Johnson's Addition in the E Half of the SE1/4 of Section 17, T94N, R50W of the 5th PM, Union County, SD owned by Ardis Johnson, surveyed by Jeffrey Schievelbein, Be and the same is hereby approved. Motion carried.
Motion by Neely, second by Schempp to approve the following plat:
Resolution
Be It Resolved by the Board of Commissioners of Union County that Survey Survey plat of Davis Tract 1 in the SE1/4NE1/4 of Section 18, T94N, R48W of the 5th PM, Union County, SD owned by Cameron and Verlan Davis, surveyed by Kim McLaury, Be and the same is hereby approved. Motion carried.
Resolution
Motion by Ustad, second by Neely to approve the following resolution:
Resolution appointing commissioner of the Sioux Valley Regional Railroad Authority
Be it Resolved:
That Larry Andrews shall continue to serve as the Commissioner representing Union County as a member of the governing board of the Authority.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED:
That the County Auditor of Union County, South Dakota, shall cause a duly certified copy of the Resolution to be filed with the SVRRA and shall file a copy of the Resolution in the permanent records of Union County, South Dakota.
Motion carried.
Travel authorization
Motion by Jordan, second by Schempp to approve travel authorization for Melissa Gregg to attend a meeting in Beresford- Building blocks for a Healthy Pregnancy & Beyond on May 8. Carried.
Public Building
Building Superintendent Sexton met with the board. Sexton presented a quote from MJ Minor Utility Contractor for the main street water line and fire line to the courthouse. It was determined that the sewer line was in good condition. Motion by Schempp, second by Ustad to give authority to Sexton spend up to $4800 on this project. Carried.
Recess
Chairman declared a recess from 9:15 to 9:30.
Liability Insurance
Gary Drewes, Hagan Benefits, presented a quote for liability insurance for the County. Total package including an $8,015 credit for new member is $64,222. Board will review the information.
PWA
PWA Roggow met with the board.
Motion by Jordan, second by Ustad to have chairman sign the agreement from the department of Agriculture for the County Rangeland Fire Protection Agreement. Motion carried.
Motion by Neely, second by Schempp to approve the LEPC membership roster which PWA Roggow presented. Carried.
Executive Session
Motion by Jordan, second by Schempp to enter executive session at 10:16 a.m. to discuss legal matters. Carried. Chairman declared the board out of session at 10:45.
Indigent Matter
Motion by Jordan, second by Neely to deny indigent request 10-IRR-002. Carried.
Port property
Motion by Jordan, second by Ustad to have the States Attorney move forward to complete the sale of the purchase of the access property adjoining the port property with Jim Nelson for $25,000. Motion carried.
Parking lot property
Motion by Jordan, second by Schempp to have the States Attorney move forward and begin the lease agreement with Elk Point city to provide for parking during the short term construction phase. Carried.
Sheriff
Sheriff Limoges met with the board to discuss clothing allowance for part-time deputy. Motion by Jordan, second by Ustad to allow part-time deputies an annual $200 allowance and part-time dispatchers and jailers a $50 annual allowance. Carried.
Claims
Motion by Jordan, second by Neely to approve the claims as follows. Carried. The following claims have been audited, approved and warrants drawn on the same: Bi-Weekly payroll for 05-07-10: Highway $19,730.81; Sheriff $28,745.87; Public Building $546.00; State’s Attorney $1,494.22; Nurses $159.75; WIC $239.63; Register of Deeds $612.32; Weed $287.99; Election $39.06. Courthouse payroll for the month of April, 2010: Commissioners $4,900.00; Auditor $8,392.23; 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 $1,050.00; Sheriff $4,349.89; Extension $2,850.13; Public Building $3,834.70; Nurse $878.13; Jail $108.96; Weed $556.09. Alcester Union (Ad) $505.45; Alliance Communication (Utilities) $47.85; Am San (Supplies) $832.15; Avera Sacred Heart Hospital (Care) $515.20; Bierschbach Equipment (Repairs) $930.08; Bomgaars (Supplies) $25.98; Brent Frerichs (Subpoena) $121.38; Brian L Wells (Maint) $5,651.05; Brown & Saenger (Supplies) $174.21; Charlie Zook Motors (Repairs) $131.99; Comet Supply (Supplies) $115.48; Community Health Clinic (Care) $362.05; Country Estates Truck Repair (Repair) $79.00; Dakota Dunes North Sioux City Times (Publication) $364.85; Dakota Security (Maint) $1,443.06; Dial-Net BTI (Maint) $45.00; Emilee Broll (Subpoena) $34.06; Farm & Home Publishers (Supplies) $447.00; Foulk Bros Plumbing Inc (Maint) $308.55; Frame Aligners Inc (Repairs) $1,516.68; Gary E Mikelson (MI Hearing) $190.16; Graham Tire (Repair) $1,655.08; Harbor Freight Tools (Supplies) $16.47; Heiman Fire Equipment (Maint) $526.00; Hickory Tech (Phones) $245.40;
High Performance Coatings (Repairs) $702.50; Hydraulic Sales (Repairs) $386.16; Jacks Uniform & Equip (Uniforms) $473.40; Jebro Inc (Supplies) $4,728.50; Jeff's Lawn Care Inc (Lawn Care) $680.00; Knology (Utilities) $190.94; Leader Courier (Publication) $441.91; Light & Siren (Repair) $85.87; Linweld (Supplies) $125.70; Lyle Signs Inc (Supplies) $2,899.25; Masaba Inc (Repairs) $441.53; Mean Green Hand Cleaner (Supplies) $168.00; Michael McGill (MI Board) $258.30; Microfilm Imaging System (Supplies) $69.85; MidAmerican Energy Co (Utilities) $154.06; Muller Auto Parts (Repairs) $119.66; Nygren's True Value (Supplies) $179.79; Office Depot (Supplies) $112.83; Office Elements (Maint) $43.94; Ollies Drive Inn (Meals For Jail) $5,092.00; Perkins Office Solutions (Supplies) $168.56; Pete’s Produce (Supplies) $60.20; Pioneer Drug (Drugs) $165.14; Powerplan (Repairs) $101.40; Quill Corporation (Supplies) $172.88; Qwest (Utilities) $3.00; Raymond K Roggow (Supplies) $45.00; Safety-Kleen Corp (Repairs) $408.35; Sanitation Products Inc (Repairs) $225.85; SD State Health Lab (Bl Draw) $1,172.00; SDAAO (Registration) $300.00; SDCAA (Registration) $55.00; Sheriff Of Woodbury County (Return) $46.80; Sioux City Truck & Trailer (Repair) $277.31; Sioux Laundry Inc (Wash For Jail) $278.55; Siouxland Humane Society (Care) $37.00; Southeast Farmers Elevator (Supplies) $461.85; State Bank Of Alcester (Payment) $3,931.78; Steve's Auto Body (Repairs) $1,813.89; Synergy Graphics Inc (Ballot) $75.00; Town And Country Tire (Repairs) $27.89; US Bank (Gas & Supplies) $617.84; Western Office Plus Supplies) $74.80.
Liability Insurance
Mark Jensen, Jensen Insurance, presented a quote for liability insurance for the County. Total package premium is 63,989. Board will review the information.
Recess
Chairman declared a recess from 11:25 to 11:30. At 11:30 the Board of Commissioners recessed.
Board of Appeals
At 11:30 the Board of Appeals met. Members present were Jordan, Karpen, Neely, Schempp, Ustad and Director of Equalization Kistner. Also in attendance were Deputy Assessor Steckelberg and Auditor Klumper.
The director of equalization presented 15 parcels to correct owner-occupied status. Motion by Schempp, second by Ustad to correct the 15 parcels to reflect owner-occupied status. Carried.
2010-29. Larson Enterprises. Slumberland Tract 1 in E1/2. Reason for appeal-value of building as decreased based on market conditions and comparables. Value listed at 84,240 and 4,283,636. Assessor Kistner recommended lowering the building value to 3,970,500. Motion by Jordan, second by Ustad to approve the assessor’s recommendation of 3,970,500. Carried.
2010-30. Shannon Persaud. Lot 7 Dakota Dunes GC 10th addition. Reason for appeal-comparables listed at 964 Wynstone and 400 Bayhill sold at 1.3 Million and 1 million. Requesting value to be 1.2 million. Current value for land is 131,750 and building at 2,686,910. Assessor Kistner recommended lowering structure to 1,883,250 for total of 2,015,000. Motion by Jordan, second to Neely to accept the recommendation. Motion carried.
Assessor Kistner provided new totals for the Elderly/Disabled exempt applications. Assessed-4,226,624; Taxable-$2,581,735; Exempt-$1,636,212. Motion by Ustad, second by Neely to approve the adjusted totals. Carried.
2010-20. Gerald and Myrah Favors. Through communication with the Assessor, it was explained that the board would reopen this case which was acted upon on April 20, 2010, if the appellants would allow the Assessor and staff into the property to measure and value the property. Gerald and Myrah Favors were not present on April 20, but are present today. At this time it has been determined that the Assessor’s staff was not allowed into the property during this appeal time. Appellants provided a list of other Dunes properties for comparables. Appellants felt there were inconsistencies in the process of valuing of their home. Following discussion, Motion by Jordan, second by Schempp to change the total value of 445,300 to 443,610. Vote 2 aye, 3 nay (Karpen, Neely, Ustad). Motion failed.
Adjourn
Motion by Jordan, second by Neely to adjourn the board of appeals for 2010. Motion carried.
Commission meeting
Board of commissioners meeting reconvened at 12:04.
Adjournment
Motion by Ustad, second by Jordan to adjourn the meeting until May 18, 2010. Carried.
Doyle Karpen, Chairman
Union County Board of Commissioners
ATTEST:
Carol Klumper, Auditor
Union County
Publish May 13, 2010

NOTICE OF HEARING UPON APPLICATION FOR SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
Notice is hereby given that a hearing will be held in the meeting room of the Alcester city council in the Alcester Community Building of the City of Alcester, South Dakota at 7:30 PM, Monday, June 7, 2010. At that time and place, the city council of the city of Alcester will consider an application by Alcester Groceries, Total Stop Food Store, 210 E. 1st St., Alcester, SD for a off sale malt beverage beer license for the 2010-2011 licensing period. Any persons interested in the approval or rejection of the application may appear and be heard.
Michael Kezar
Finance Officer
City of Alcester
Publish May 13, 2010

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ALCESTER CITY COUNCIL
May 3, 2010
The Alcester city council held their regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 3, 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, Curt Anderson, Larry Anderson, Steve Johannsen, Pete Larsen, Ron Manning and Wayne Van Gelder. Also present during the meeting were Mike Kezar, WSN Engineers, Howard Tucker, Joe Zweifel, Charles Haugland, Tim Renken and Dennis Jones.
A motion by Curt Anderson and seconded by Larsen to approve the minutes of the meetings of April 5 & April 19. All voted aye.
A motion by Johannsen and seconded by Larry Anderson to approve the payment of the following warrants. All voted aye. Salaries, Finance Office, $2,804.80, Police, $6,492.12, Street, $2,630.40, Park, $148.58, Water, $83.72, Sewer, $3,957.75, Auditorium, $101.90, Library, $828.00, Solid Waste, $331.50. Dakota Care, health insurance, $520.61, Southeastern Electric, $188.79, Alliance Communications, $260.87, South Lincoln Rural Water, water purchase, $4,626.00, Rural Development, 1987 water bond, $551.00, Rural Development, 2002 sewer bond, $2,060.91, Dee Cole, books, $166.47, Donna Jurgensen, election worker, $120.00, Shirley McKee, election worker, $120.00, Margene Smith, election worker, $120.00, Donna Pederson, election worker, $120.00, Darlene Crawford, election worker, $120.00, Lena Peterson, election worker, $120.00, Farm Bureau, life insurance, $52.02, Mid American Energy, utilities, $2,610.61, Knology, internet, $37.12, Alltel, phone service, $114.99, Dee Cole. Books, $362.36, KELO-TV, ad, $188.00, Farm & Ranch Publishers, plat books, $56.20, SD Police Chiefs’, registration, $65.00, Town & Country, vehicle maint, $792.18, Cenex Credit, gas, $733.98, VISA, supplies, $24.25, Alcester Fire Dept, allowance, $1,292.00, Sanitation Products, vehicle maint, $537.20, Concrete Materials, rock, $240.04, Alcester Medical Center, pro fees, $151.00, One Call Systems, locate fees, $12.43, City of Sioux Falls, lab fees, $699.90, Rachel Woods, security deposit refund, $75.00, Lyndon Johnson, security deposit refund, $75.00, Scott Connor, security deposit refund, $75.00, Jim Renken, security deposit refund, $75.00, Dan Fredricks, security deposit refund, $75.00, Derwood Ericson, security deposit refund, $75.00, Emma Hagen, security deposit refund, $75.00, Alcester Golf Course, electricity refund, $519.91, Pearson Dirt Construction, blade use, $2,166.99, Sewer-Matic, clean out sludge line, $875.00, Bomgaar’s, supplies, $245.37, Northern Balance, service call, $155.00, State Bank of Alcester, social security, medicare, withholding depository, $3,817.17, L.P. Gill Landfill, landfill use, $1,560.49, Upstart, supplies, $35.50, Total Stop Food, supplies, $91.53, Bruce Halverson, lawn care, $90.00, D & D Pest Control, maint, $30.90, Pedersen Machine, maint, $32.96, Deb McConnell, certification refund, $145.00, Kevin Liston, certification refund, $72.50, Gubbrud, Haugland, pro fees, $1,039.83, Alcester Union, publications, $247.68, Hawkins, chemicals, $2,769.47, Loren Fischer Disposal, roll-offs, $600.00, South Dakota Retirement System, contributions, $2,210.26.
A motion to adjourn was made by Larsen and seconded by Van Gelder. All voted aye.
Mayor William Koenig opened the meeting with the following council members present, Curt Anderson, Larry Anderson, Steve Johannsen, Pete Larsen, Ron Manning and Wayne Van Gelder.
Mayor Koenig appointed Michael Kezar as Finance Officer and Jim Morey as Chief of Police.
A motion by Larry Anderson and seconded by Larsen to nominate Curt Anderson as president of the council. All voted aye. A motion by Manning and seconded by Larry Anderson to close nominations and elect Curt Anderson as president of the council. All voted aye.
A motion by Manning and seconded by Larsen to nominate Larry Anderson as vice president of the council. All voted aye. A motion by Larsen and seconded by Van Gelder to close nominations and elect Larry Anderson as vice president of the council. All voted aye.
Mayor Koenig appointed the following council committees and chairmen, Finance & Budget, Larry Anderson, Library & Auditorium, Ron Manning, Public Safety, Pete Larsen, Liquor Store, Steve Johannsen, Park & Pool, Curt Anderson, Water & Streets, Wayne Van Gelder, Wastewater & Solid Waste, Pete Larsen.
Several street projects were discussed.
A motion by Manning and seconded by Johannsen to re-appoint Margaret Gillespie as commissioner representing the city of Alcester to the Sioux Valley Regional Railroad Authority. All voted aye.
A motion by Manning and seconded by Larsen to replace a manual sludge wasting valve at the sewer plant with an automated valve for $4,100. All voted aye.
A motion by Curt Anderson and seconded by Larry Anderson to advertise for 9,000 square yards of seal-coating with bids to be opened at 5:00 PM on June 7, 2010. All voted aye.
A motion by Larsen and seconded by Johannsen to allow a tax abatement on the property that the HRC owns. All voted aye.
The comprehensive plan was discussed along with annexation.
A motion by Johannsen and Larry Anderson to declare an ice machine as surplus property as it has been determined that is no longer necessary, useful or suitable for the purpose which is was acquired and to appoint the city council as appraisers and to offer it for sale. All voted aye.
A motion to adjourn was made at 9:50 by Manning and seconded by Curt Anderson. All voted aye.
William Koenig, Mayor
ATTEST:
Michael Kezar, Finance Officer
Publish April 13, 2010

HUDSON TOWN BOARD
The Hudson Town Board met at 7:00pm in the city office on April 27, 2010. Members present Chairman Wickre, Stoffel and Van’tHof. Also present Denise Van’tHof, Deb Stoffel and Roxanne Wickre.
The board discussed the rental fees of the community center and the policies for renting the building. The board approved an extension request from West Rock Construction for and additional 2 weeks, with a completion date of May 14, 2010 on a motion by Stoffel and second by Van’tHof. Motion carried.
With no further business the meeting was adjourned.
Steve Wickre, Chairman
Attest:
Roxanne Wickre Finance Officer
Publish May 13, 2010

HUDSON TOWN BOARD
A special meeting was held by the Hudson Town Board on May 6, 2010 in the city office at 7:30pm. Members present chairman Wickre, Stoffel and Van’tHof. Also present Roxanne Wickre.
The board discussed the community center and the rates and policies.
With no further business the meeting was adjourned.
Steve Wickre, Chairman
Attest:
Roxanne Wickre Finance Officer
Publish May 13, 2010

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT The Board of Trustees of the Town of Hudson, South Dakota, will open bids for a three year contract to collect and haul residential garbage on May 25, 2010 at 7:00 pm (local time) at City Hall, Hudson, SD. Sealed bids must be received by 12:00 pm on May 25, 2010. Received sealed bids will be opened and read aloud.
Bids are invited for collection and hauling of residential garbage during a three year period running from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2013 for all residents businesses in the Town of Hudson, SD. Bid specifications in the form of a proposed contract are available at the City Finance Office, Hudson, SD (605-984-2199).
The Town reserves the right to refuse any or all bids, to waive any informality in the bidding and to award the contract in the best interests of the Town of Hudson, SD.
Roxanne Wickre
Finance Officer
Town of Hudson
Publish May 13, 20, 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 Monday, May 10, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at the West Sioux CSD Board of Education Room in Hawarden, IA.
The meeting was called to order by board president Waterman at 7:30 p.m.
Members present: Waterman, Hartman, Petersen, Wiksen and Van Sloten.
Others present: Paula Bartunek
The Board reviewed the election results of May 4, 2010. The results were as follows:
Shall the Greater Scott School District 61-5 dissolve and create a new district?
20 votes for the proposed school district reorganization plan.
0 votes against the proposed school district reorganization.
Motion by Wiksen, seconded by Van Sloten, to accept the results of the election. All in favor, motion carried. 2010-05-01.
Discussion was held on meeting dates and it was the consensus of the board to have a regular meeting on June 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the West Sioux Board of Education Room. A second June meeting will be held at the end of the month with date to be determined.
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Hartman to adjourn at 8:00 p.m.
Publish May 20, 2010

TOWN OF HUDSON
Regular Meeting
May 10, 2010
The Hudson Town Board met on May 10, 2010 in the city office at 7:00pm. Members present Chairman Wickre, Van’tHof and Stoffel. Also present Les and Bettie Spies and Roxanne Wickre
Stoffel made a motion to approve the agenda, Van’tHof seconded the motion. Motion carried.
April minutes were approved on a motion by Van’tHof that was seconded by Stoffel. Motion carried.
The community center was discussed. The Spies will be ordering the appliances for the main kitchen and discussed what the board would like. At 7:35pm the board took a recess and went to the community center. At 8:00pm the meeting was reconvened in the city office. On a motion by Stoffel and second by Van’tHof the following change orders were approved, Change Order 4 installing flooring in community room add $1735; Change Order 5Electrical conduit for scoreboard add $350; and Change order 6 upgrade the basketball backboards and hoops add $704. Motion carried.
The following resolution was approved on a motion by Stoffel and second by Van’tHof. Motion carried.
A RESOLUTION REGARDING THE BORROWING OF MONEY TO PARTIALLY FINANCE THE CONSTRUCTION OF A COMMUNITY CENTER. 
WHEREAS, the Town of Hudson lost its prior community center as a result of a fire, and the Town has had numerous fund raising events and has received substantial donations for the construction of a replacement community center; and
WHEREAS, the Town’s Board of Trustees has found it to be fiscally prudent to finance the project to the extent that donations have not yet been received, and to do so by means of a loan and promissory note in order to obtain a fixed five percent (5%) interest rate for a term of five (5) years, and the Town is able to borrow funds for such financing from Premier Bank of Hudson, South Dakota; and
WHEREAS, the Town’s Board of Trustees has determined that the anticipated loan does not exceed the maximum amount of money which the Town may borrow pursuant to SDCL §§ 9-25-13 to 9-25-16 inclusive.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Town Board hereby authorizes the President of the Board of Trustees and the finance officer to enter into a construction loan and thereafter a long term promissory note and mortgage with Premier Bank of 500 4th Street, P.O. Box 447, Hudson, South Dakota 57034-0447, for the purpose of borrowing a principal sum not to exceed One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00) plus any additional accrued interest, fees or costs to be incurred for the purpose of financing the community center; which promissory note shall be subject to repayment within five years from the date of origination, payable by means of periodic annual installments together with interest at the rate of five percent (5%) per annum, for a term of five years; and which promissory note shall be payable from the Town’s general funds and under the authority established in SDCL Chapter 9-25 and in conformity with the provisions, restrictions and limitations of SDCL §§ 9-25-13 to 9-25-16 inclusive.
Dated this 10th day of May, 2010.
HUDSON BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Steve Wickre, President
ATTEST:
Roxanne Wickre,Finance Officer

A Certificate of Substantial Completion was approved on a motion by Van’tHof and second by Stoffel. Motion carried.
The board will be opening bids for garbage services on May 25th at 7:00pm in the city office.
A sign has been ordered for the Hudson Library Historical Room.
The concession stand at the park is in need of some repairs. The board will look into this.
Stoffel made a motion to approve the following bills Van’tHof seconded the motion. Motion carried.
IRS payroll taxes 106.37 Lincoln County Treasurer McPherson taxes 20.00 Brian Sohl wages 2848.81
Roxanne Wickre wages 1620.35 SDRS retirement plan 725.01 SDPAA insurance 3612.93 Becky VanNoort wages 389.12 Darlene Jervik wages 44.06 Steve Wickre, wages 1165.99 Doug Van’tHof wages 1063.61 Dennis Stoffel wages 925.09 Steph Keith wages 138.52 Premier Bank payroll taxes 2464.03 RVRW water 1122.70 Dept of Revenue lab fees 12.00 Northwest Sanitation garbage 1747.00 Dept of Revenue Sales tax 235.30 RR 1 Services supplies 83.00 Alliance Communications phone 179.11 Fillin Station supplies 324.29 Hudsonite publications 29.89 Bomgaars supplies 113.52
Schoenemans supplies 23.19 Strange Farrell Johnson Brewers legal services 42.40 Farmers Elevator supplies 114.45
Hauff Mid Americ Sports scoreboard 3409.48 Hudson Repair repairs 454.48 VanDeWalle Associates 700.00 Signman sign 225.00 Daves Repair repairs 338.88 Brown & Saenger supplies 94.00 C & R Gravel rock/gravel 313.20 Premier Bank water petty cash 30.00 Lincoln Cnty Treas taxes larson 71.68 SDHRA registration 25.00 SDGFOA registration 75.00 MidAmerican electricity 934.59 West Rock Construction pymt 91305.00 Rural Development water loan 317.00
With no further business the meeting was adjourned.
Steve Wickre, Chairman
Attest:
Roxanne Wickre, Finance Officer
Publish May 27, 2010

TOWN OF HUDSON
The Hudson Town Board met in the city office on May 10, 2010 following the regular May meeting. The following appointments were approved on a motion and a second. Wickre took his oath of office. Wickre was appointed as Chairman on a motion by Stoffel and second by Van'tHof. Roxanne Wickre was appointed Finance Officer on a motion by Van’tHof that was seconded by Stoffel. Stoffel was appointed to Water and Sewer, animal control and Buildings on a motion by Van’tHof and second by Wickre. Van’tHof was appointed to Parks and streets and alleys on a motion by Stoffel and second by Wickre.
The second Monday of the month at 7:00 pm in the city office was set as the night for board meeting on a motion by Stoffel and second by Van‘tHof. Wickre made a motion to designate Premier Bank as the official depository for city funds, seconded by Van'tHof.  Greg Brewers was appointed to be the city attorney on a motion by Stoffel that was seconded by Van’tHof. The Alcester Union & Hudsonite will be the official paper on a motion by Van’tHof and second by Stoffel. Van’tHof made a motion to set board wages as follows Chairman $100 regular meeting $50 special meeting and Trustees $75 regular meetings and $45 for special meetings, motion was seconded by Stoffel. Motion passed with 2 aye and 1 nay, with Wickre voting against the motion.
With no further business the meeting was adjourned on a motion by Wickre and second by Stoffel. Motion carried.
Steve Wickre, Chairman
Attest:
Roxanne Wickre, Finance Officer
Publish May 27, 2010

May 18, 2010
Unapproved minutes
Union County Commissioners

The Union County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on May 18, 2010 at the Courthouse in Elk Point, SD at 8:37 a.m.
Members present were Jordan, Karpen, Neely, Schempp and Ustad.
Motion by Neely, second by Schempp to approve the agenda as presented. Carried.
Motion by Jordan second by Ustad to approve the minutes from the May 4, 2010 meeting. Carried.
Abatement #2010-010
Motion by Neely, second by Ustad to approve the abatement request from City of Alcester Housing and Redevelopment Commission for three parcels that should be tax exempt. Abate: County-$75.53; Alcester City-$219.71; Alcester Hudson-337.38. Total-632.62. Carried.
Bank Balance
AUDITOR’S ACCOUNT WITH THE COUNTY TREASURER
April 2010
Total amount of deposits in bank: $3,475,231.90
Total amount of actual cash: $3,583.31
Total amount of checks and drafts in Treasurer’s possession not exceeding three days: $528,849.39
Investments: $5,766,308.56
Cash Variance: -$89.43
Credit card outstanding: $4184.43
Total: $9,778,068.16
*Note: These figures include all funds administered by the county including city,
schools & township revenue and other pass through accounts.
Personnel
Motion by Schempp, second by Ustad to approve the hiring of Sara Beatty as part- time jailer @ $12.06 per hour. Carried.
Land Plats
Motion by Schempp, second by Neely to approve the following plat. Carried.
Resolution
Be It Resolved by the Board of Commissioners of Union County Survey plat of Lot 1 of Beavers Tract 9, in the SW1/4NW1/4 and the NW1/4SW1/4 of Section 25, T30N, R7E of the 6th PM, Union County, SD owned by Bradley Beavers, Cynthia O’Connor, Michael Beavers and Pamela Beavers, surveyed by Kim McLaury, Be and the same is hereby approved. Motion carried.
Motion by Ustad, second by Jordan to approve the following plat. Carried.
Resolution
Be It Resolved by the Board of Commissioners of Union County Tract 1 of Dahlin Addition in S1/2 SE1/4 of section 15, T94N, R49W, 5th P.M., Union County, SD, owned by Jean Dahlin, Dennis Dahlin and Barbara Dahlin, surveyed by Randal Schoellerman, Be and the same is hereby approved. Motion carried.
Motion by Schempp, second by Neely to approve the following plat. Carried.
Resolution
Be It Resolved by the Board of Commissioners of Union County Fornia Tract 1 in the NW1/4 SE1/4 and in Lot L-1 of the SW1/4 NE1/4 all in section 19, T90N, R48W of the 5th P.M., Union County, SD, owned by Lauren Fornia and Mary Fornia, surveyed by Gregg Stroschein, Be and the same is hereby approved. Motion carried.
WIC
Motion by Jordan, second by Ustad to approve the WIC contract for FY 2011. Carried.
Correspondence
Liz Merrigan was present to discuss her correspondence to the board.
Expenditure and revenue reports were reviewed.
April Monthly Reports
Clerk of Courts reported $50,913.32 in fines and fees.
Register of Deeds' reported $6,261 in transfer tax and $7,345.40 in fees.               
Nurse reported $22 in donations.
Schedule
Motion by Jordan, second by Schempp to schedule a meeting on June 10 at 9 a.m.
to canvass the election and meet with the department heads for budget purposes. Carried.
JDC
Commissioner Ustad reported on the JDC meeting.
Recess
Chairman declared a recess from 9:30 to 9:55.
Highway
Cristy Harkness, Adm. Assistant, met with the board in PWA Roggow’s absence.
Motion by Ustad, second by Schempp to approve the entrance permit from Lance Johnson on CR #15. Carried. (2325’ west of SD11 & 307 St.)
Motion by Neely, second by Schempp to approve placement of signs in County Right-of-way on CR #1B and CR #6. Motion carried.
Motion by Neely, second by Ustad to approve the placement underground electric line on CR #15 for Clay Union Electric. Motion carried. (1327’ East of 474th Ave on 307th St.)
Claims
Motion by Jordan, second by Neely to approve the claims as presented. Carried. The following claims have been audited, approved and warrants drawn on the same: Bi-Weekly payroll for 5-21-2010: Highway $19,396.65; Sheriff $28,760.20; State’s Attorney $1,190.18; Public Building $637.00; Coroner $58.00; Nurse $159.75; WIC $250.28; Register of Deeds $640.15;Election $39.06; Weed $3,228.30; Alcester Union(Ad)$71.20;Alliance Communication(Phone)$490.78; AMSAN(Supplies) $776.58;Avera Queen Of Peace(Supplies)$53.50;Bear Inc(Repairs)$115.59;Bierschbach Equipment(Repairs)$313.84;Brian L Wells(Maint)$707.49; Brown & Saenger (Supplies) $171.04;Campbell Supply (Supplies)$13.99; Carol Klumper(Per Diem)$43.00;Cartridge World(Supplies)$84.96;Chesterman Co(Water)$143.75; City Of Alcester(Utilities) $45.03; Community Health Clinic(Care)$107.90; Continental Research Corp (Supplies) $587.14; Country Estates Truck Repair(Maint)$719.99;Dakota Ammo Inc (Supplies) $357.40; Dale Neely (Mileage)$44.40;Dennis Henze(Mileage)$475.45;Doyle Karpen(Mileage)$14.80; Dykstra Excavating Inc (Ditchwork)$2,020.41;First National Bank(Go Bonds)$14,652.50;Fullerton Building Center(Repairs)$68.94; Gempler's (Supplies)$416.45;Great Plains Int'l (Repairs)$73.60; Holiday Inn Express Hotel (Lodging)$92.25;Homestead Bldg Supplies(Repairs)$65.15; Hydraulic Sales Repairs) $15.30;Inland Truck Parts(Repairs)$12.85; Iowa Office Supply(Repairs)$139.00;Jacks Uniform & Equip(Supplies)$124.90; Janitor Depot Inc (Supplies) $241.90;Jebro Inc(Repairs)$35.00;Jim Hawk Truck Trailers(Repairs)$355.22;Jim's Water(Prof Svcs) $485.00;John P Slattery(Public Defender)$2,891.29;Jones Food Center(Supplies) $1,500.54;Kelly Staum(Mileage)$11.84; Ken McDonald (Service)$200.00; Knology (Internet)$167.95; L G Everist Inc (Hwy Construction)$28,467.09;Marvin Schempp (Mileage)$38.48; Menards(Repairs)$59.98;Michael McGill(Public Defender)$2,891.29; MJ Minor Utility Contractor(Maint) $250.00;N.D.A.A.(Insurance)$1,810.00; Noll Collection Service(Collections)$587.55;Norma Karnes(Subpoena)$19.25; Office Depot(Supplies)$110.30; Office Elements(Supplies)$514.18; Pedersen Machine (Repairs)$32.03; Pennington County Jail(Transport)$105.95; Perkins Office Solutions (Supplies)$412.31;Peterson, Stuart & Rumpca(Public Defender)$5,782.58;Pitney Bowes(Rent)$149.00;Pomp's Tire(Supplies)$2,090.68; Printing Plus (Supplies) $138.00; Pyle Automotive(Maint)$46.00; Quill Corporation Supplies $474.32; Qwest(Phones) $2,193.57; Renee Kennedy (Transcript)$18.00;Road Machinery & Supplies (Repairs)$1,196.32; Ross Jordan(Mileage)$22.20;Sam’s Club(Supplies)$29.84;Sanitation Products Inc(Repairs)$2,485.90;SD Dept Transportation(Contract & Payment)$4,732.20; Servall Towel & Linen(Maint)$68.69;Sioux City Truck & Trailer(Repairs)$26.85; Sioux Falls Two-Way Radio(Labor)$13.25;Southeastern Electric COOP(Repairs)$24.50;
State Of South Dakota(Phone)$492.73;Sturdevant's Auto Parts(Supplies)$301.64; The Schneider Corporation(Professional Svc)$4,500.00;Tyler Technologies (Supplies )$1,950.00; Verizon Wireless(Utilities)$532.50; Volunteers Of America (Care) $3,302.40; West(Supplies)$99.00;Woodbury County Disaster(Maint)$781.83;Ziegler Inc(Repairs)$129.40.
Sheriff
Sheriff Limoges met with the board regarding a contract with Federal Marshalls which would agree to the Sheriff’s department to transport Federal prisoners for medical and court and be reimbursed at $17.72 per officer within a hundred mile radius. Motion by Jordan, second by Schempp to authorize chairman to sign the contract pending on a review and approval by the states attorney. Carried.
Adjournment
Motion by Ustad, second by Jordan to adjourn until June 1, 2010. Carried.
Doyle Karpen, Chairman
Union County Board of Commissioners
ATTEST:
Carol Klumper, Auditor
Union County
Publish May 27, 2010

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

May 17, 2010
A. Chairman K. Anderson called the meeting to order at 7:24 p.m. at the Alcester-Hudson High School library with the following members present: Steve Rommereim, Carla Reihe, Brandon Peterson, James Morey, Warren Johnson, and Penny Tabbert. Also present were Shane Voss, LeeAnn Haisch, Roxanne Clark, Cindy Waterman, Chad Hartman, Chris Larsen, Erica Peterson, and Shaina Hummel.
B. The Board reviewed vouchers for the consent agenda.
C. Visitors were recognized.
D. PUBLIC INPUT:
1. Greater Scott School District board members—Cindy Waterman and Chad Hartman—were present. They shared the election results and the districts’ future.
2. Erica Peterson, Shaina Hummel, and Chris Larsen presented the Supper Bowl illustrated talk. They are requesting travel money for National FCCLA.
E. AGENDA: A motion was made by J. Morey and seconded by C. Reihe to approve the agenda with the following additions/revisions: #13--Motion for the FCCLA national travel, #1 Executive Session for staff negotiations, #2 Executive Session for administrative negotiations, and #3 Executive Session for administrative negotiations. All voted aye. Motion carried.
F. CONSENT AGENDA
1. A motion was made by S. Rommereim and seconded by B. Peterson to approve the minutes of the regular meeting April 12, 2010, and to approve the following District reports: (1) Business Manager’s Report – General Fund, April 1, 2010 Balance $663,874.09, April 2010 Receipts Local $111,129.86, County $3,835.84, State $68,605, ARRA Stimulus Money $0, Federal $0, Federal Medicaid Admin $0, Sale of Surplus Property $0, April 2010 Expenditures $211,547.01, April 30, 2010, Balance $635,897.78. Capital Outlay Fund April 1, 2010 Balance $261,959.87, Receipts Local $33,911.64, County $0, Expenditures $21,042.16, April 30, 2010 Balance $274,829.35. Special Education Fund, April 1, 2010, Balance $29,021.01, Receipts Local $37,612.40, State $0, Federal $13,348.54, ARRA Stimulus Money $0, Federal Medicaid Admin $0, Expenditures $49,399.73, April 30, 2010 Balance $30,582.22. Pension Fund April 1, 2010 Balance $54,723.33, Receipts Local $6,314.90, State $0, Expenditures $0, April 30, 2010 Balance $61,038.23. (2) The Trust and Agency Fund Report – April 1, 2010 Balance $89,490.29, April 2010 Receipts $26,904.82, April 2010 Expenditures $27,107.71, April 30, 2010 Balance $89,287.40. (3) The Lunch Fund Report – April 1, 2010 Balance $8,787.15, April 2010 Local Receipts $7,062.87, Federal $5,545.86, April 2010 Expenditures $15,629.48, April 30, 2010 Balance $5,766.40, and to approve the following claims: GENERAL FUND: AT&T—telephone service 126.43, Ackerman Heating & A/C, Inc—install radian tube heaters at ag room/repair toilet at el/repair dishwasher/repair hot water heater 542.36, Advanced Education—NCA accreditation fees 625, Agency Fund—replenish imprest 5,750 (SD Bandmaster—5th/6th grade instrumental contest fees 125, VHS Booster Club—track meet entry fee 4/8/10 100, Chester Area School Dist—track meet entry fee 4/13/10 100, School Administrators of SD—legal seminar registration 75, Centerville School Dist—jh rotary relay entry fee 60,Total Stop Food Store—facs supplies & food 182.67, Total Stop Food Store—vehicle gas 90.29, SD Dept of Labor—unemployment claim 2,541, Garretson School District—track meet entry fee 4/17/10 125, Parker Booster Club—jh track entry fee 4/16/10 50, Hillcrest Country Club—golf meet entry fee 4/16/10 105, Ackerman Heating & A/C Inc—A/C repair in hub room 188.76, Verizon Wireless—cell phone charges 150.76, Freeman Academy—golf meet entry fee 4/26/10 20, West Sioux School—track meet entry fee 4/22/10 120, Canton School Dist—track meet entry fee 4/29/10 125, Howard Wood Dakota Relays—track meet entry fee 5/1/10 50.00, Canton School Dist—jh track meet entry fee 4/22/10 50, SDASBO—excel workshop registration 15, The Buckaroo Bar—employee recognition meal 1,476.52), Agency Fund—school board scholarship/reimburse ag structures landscaping 846.74, Alcester Drug—nurse supplies 4.99, Alliance communications—long distance 389.67, American Bus Corp—regular/activities/preschool 21,150.92, Automated Building Controls—batteries 66, Eva Beeck—piano accompaniment 20, JoAnah Beeck—piano accompaniment 20, Cenex—vehicle gas/bus route fuel 3,989.62, CEV Multimedia—classroom supplies 140, City of Alcester—water/sewer/garbage 845, Comfort Inn—school share/state ffa lodging 680, Chad Conaway—reimburse class pizza costs 40, Connecting Point—promethean board/install 10,121, Crown Awards—band awards 55.96, Culligan Water Conditioning—softener service 48, Shenia Doering—piano accompaniment 30, Paris Doty—piano accompaniment 30, Samara Duman—piano accompaniment 20, Dust-Tex Service—custodial mops 123.58, Educational Products, Inc—classroom supplies 183.99, Elite Business Systems—copy overages 526.59, Flinn Scientific—classroom supplies 2,171.24, C.W. Graham—computer support service 1,050, Hauff Mid-America Sports, Inc—lettermen bars/award plaques 428.65, Robin Haugland—reimburse gift cost/employee banquet 82.68, Independent/Examiner—help wanted/preschool ads 91, J.D.’s House of Trophies—employee recognition banquet plaques 84, Loren Fischer Disposal—garbage service 140, McGraw-Hill Companies—title classroom supplies 4,980.05, Linda Merrick—classroom supplies 30.46, MidAmerican Energy Company—electric/gas/lighting 1,981.31, NAESP—el school excellence pins 12.50, National FFA—classroom supplies 207.45, NCS Pearson, Inc—testing supplies 25.54, Neff Company—chenille letters 417.90, Network Services Company—custodial supplies 439.84, OfficeMax Inc—office supplies 20.12, Olson’s Ace Hardware—classroom supplies 5.99, Paragon Publishing—legals/help wanted/preschool ads 654.99, PartsStock Computers—computers & monitors 1,596, Pedersen Machine, Inc—lawnmower parts/oil/filter 106.28, JW Pepper & Son, Inc—band & choir classroom supplies 361.61, Pete’s Produce—custodial supplies 232.47, Positive Promotions—staff appreciation 323.21, Presto X—pest control services 40, Ramada Inn—geography bee lodging 84, Riddell/All American Sports Corp—recondition fb equipment 967.71, Riddle’s Jewelry—gifts/employee banquet 209.14, SDHSAA—rule books/scorebooks 62, Sioux Valley News—classified ad/preschool ad 54.75, South Dakota FFA—registration for state ffa 63, Southeastern Electric Coop—el electricity 1,644.91, Tams-Witmark Music Library—musical late fee 13.90, TIE Office—April tie conf/Johannsen 120, Total Stop Food Store—testing food/facs classroom 165.63, Town and Country Tire & Service—mower oil/impala oil/filter change 44.85, Stacie Turnbull—reimburse students/advisor meals 151.39, Verizon Wireless—cell phone charges 150.76, VISA—postage/books/computer supplies 281.47, Jeff Walz—reimburse classroom supplies 35.23  FUND TOTAL: $65,907.88. CAPITAL OUTLAY: Ackerman Heating & AC—install radian tube heaters/ag rm 5,100.03, Agency Fund—replenish imprest/book fair books 141.83, Kerry Brooke—painting hs 3,100, Connecting Point—promethean boards/installation 14,633.20, Elite Business Systems—copy machine leases 800.87, Ingram—library books 338.91, Learning Opportunities, Inc—library books 552.50, Partsstock Computers—computer and monitors 6,882, Superior Fence and Deck—fencing for weight room 2,423.75, The Akron HomeTowner—newspaper subscription 29, Time Management Systems—timecard server lease 133.76. FUND TOTAL: $34,135.85. SPECIAL EDUCATION: Agency Fund—replenish imprest 40 (BHSSC—catch the wave entry fee 40), Maureen Hedeen—reimburse sp needs student supplies 13.05, William V MacGill & Co—nurse supplies 95.35, Southeast Area Cooperative—special ed services 16,375.66, Wheelchair Dynamics, Inc—sped slings for lift/sped gait trainer 3,659.40. FUND TOTAL: $20,183.46. CHECKING ACCOUNT 1 TOTAL: $120,227.19. FOOD SERVICE: Dean Foods North Central—milk 1,180.48, Earthgrains Company—bread 231.92, Reinhart Foodservice—food/supplies 3,014.74, Servall Towel & Linen Supply—towels 66.56, Total Stop Food Store—food/supplies 55.54. CHECKING ACCOUNT 2 TOTAL: $4,549.24. HOURS & DOLLARS: Marc Aisenbrey—substitute 120, Bobette Anderson—concerts 40, Katie Anderson—substitute 157.68, Eileen Bergerson—substitute 144, Dan Bergland—detention 36, Lynette Busch—detention 12, Chad Conaway—concerts 40, Tiffany Derocher—substitute 126, Christopher Doty—substitute 198, Steve Hale—concerts 40, Carolyn Hongslo—substitute 486, Vickie Larsen—substitute 935.82, Linda Merrick—concerts 40, Kathleen Runion—substitute 84, Heidi Sandbulte—substitute 453, Joni Schempp—concerts 40, Olive Scott—concerts/in-service 190, Sarah Scott—substitute 1,031.40, Bethel Serck—concerts/in-service 320, Margene Smith—substitute 482.58, Jeff Walz—detention 36, Dianne Yoerger—concerts/in-service 190. The April 2010 Athletic Fund Report and IMPREST Account Report were read. All voted aye. Motion carried.
April 2010 Payroll and Benefits: Total--$220,004.58, (1) Instruction - General Fund $157,747.26, (2) Instruction - Special Education Fund $19,020.14, (3) Instruction - Title/REAP $6,505.34 (4) Guidance and Library Services $5,781.70, (5) Administration and Fiscal Services $17,122.87, (6) Custodial Services $6,643.62, (7) Food Services $7,183.65.
2. The 2010-2011 preliminary budget was reviewed.
G. OLD BUSINESS.
No old business was discussed
H. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
The Superintendent discussed: engineer inspection on the high school building cracks, school board vacancy, employee recognition banquet, projected enrollment for the kindergarten and preschool classes, projected costs of blacktop/concrete in front of the high school, new social studies series for the elementary school next year, music contest results, bathroom repairs at the ball field, and a bus driver concern.
I. PRINCIPAL’S REPORT
The High School Principal discussed: state golf participants, spring concerts, academic honors, back pack program, graduation, 6th grade orientation, and FCCLA.
J. NEW BUSINESS
1. A motion was made by B. Peterson and seconded by J. Morey to approve the negotiations proposal/settlement between the AHEA and the Alcester-Hudson School Board for the 2010-2011 contract year. All voted aye. Motion carried.
2. A motion was made by S. Rommereim and seconded by J. Morey to approve open enrollment application 2010-2011—1. All voted aye. Motion carried.
3. A motion was made by B. Peterson and seconded by C. Reihe to offer summer custodial employment agreements to Jonathan Treiber, Fernando Beeck, and Pauline Farrell. All voted aye. Motion carried.
4. A motion was made by P. Tabbert and seconded by S. Rommereim to enter into an agreement with East Dakota Educational Cooperative for purchased educational services for the 2010-2011 school year at $5,932. All voted aye. Motion carried.
5. A motion was made by S. Rommereim and seconded by J. Morey to vote for Deanne Booth, Incumbent, as ASBSD Protective Trust Board member to represent the health pool. All voted aye. Motion carried.
6. A motion was made by J. Morey and seconded by B. Peterson to offer administrative contracts to Roxanne Clark, Business Manager, and LeeAnn Haisch, 7-12 Principal, for the 2010-2011 school year. All voted aye. Motion carried.
7. A motion was made by J. Morey and seconded by S. Rommereim to offer a contract to Kathy Johannsen for summer computer services at $20/hour. All voted aye. Motion carried.
8. A motion was made by W. Johnson and seconded by B. Peterson to offer support staff contracts per negotiations for the 2010-2011 school year. All voted aye. Motion carried.
9. A motion was made by B. Peterson and seconded by C. Reihe to offer a junior high football coaching contract to Randy Walth, step 1, for the 2010-2011 football season. All voted aye. Motion carried.
10. A motion was made by J. Morey and seconded by W. Johnson to vote for Rick Weber as superintendent for east river on the South Dakota High School Activities Association Board of Directors. All voted aye. Motion carried.
11. A motion was made by S. Rommereim and seconded by C. Reihe to vote for Mark Meile as athletic director for a Division I school on the South Dakota High School Activities Association Board of Directors. All voted aye. Motion carried.
12. A motion was made by C. Reihe and seconded by P. Tabbert to vote Yes for Amendment Number 1 to the South Dakota High School Activities Association Constitution and Bylaws. All voted aye. Motion carried.
13. A motion was made by W. Johnson and seconded by P. Tabbert to pay $600/student for the National FCCLA convention. All voted aye. Motion carried.
K. EXECUTIVE SESSION
1. A motion was made by J. Morey and seconded by W. Johnson to enter Executive Session at 9:30 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 9:31 p.m. A motion was made by P. Tabbert and seconded by C. Reihe to cut Hermina Schempp’s position in the kitchen due to Reduction in Force. All voted aye. Motion carried.
2. A motion was made by J. Morey and seconded by S. Rommereim to enter into Executive Session at 9:36 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 9:48 p.m.
3. A motion was made by J. Morey and seconded by B. Peterson to enter into Executive Session at 9:50 a.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 10:15 p.m.
4. A motion was made by S. Rommereim and seconded by W. Johnson to enter into Executive Session at 10:16 p.m. for the purpose of discussing the qualifications, competency, performance, character or fitness of any public officer or employee or prospective pubic 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 10:40 p.m.
L. ADJOURNMENT
1. A motion was made by C. Reihe and seconded by P. Tabbert to adjourn the meeting at 10:41 p.m. All voted aye. Motion carried.
Keith Anderson, Chairman
ATTEST:
Roxanne M. Clark, Business Manager
Publish May 27, 2010

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE ALCESTER CITY COUNCIL
May 19, 2010
The Alcester city council held a special meeting on Wednesday, May 19, 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, Curt Anderson, Larry Anderson, Pete Larsen, Steve Johannsen, Ron Manning and Wayne Van Gelder. Also present during the meeting were Mike Kezar, Gaylon Ronning, Dale Pearson, Jim Quick, Becky Zuetenhorst, Jim Scott and Jim Morey.
A motion by Manning and seconded by Johannsen to have the chief of police purchase a gun through the city and to have payments deducted from his paycheck. All voted aye.
Several streets were discussed for repairs this summer. The west end of Anderson Street was discussed and a motion by Larsen and seconded by Van Gelder to have First Rate Excavate put on a mat for under $7,000 with the city to tear up the old asphalt. All voted aye.
A motion by Curt Anderson and seconded by Larsen to allow a pool party on August 25th for the students at the grade school. All voted aye.
Members of the golf club board were present to discuss making the golf course a municipal course for real estate tax purposes. The council authorized the city attorney to check into the legal matters.
The council discussed the ownership of the baseball field/football field restrooms. The council discussed annexation and central air for the city offices.
The bids were opened for the liquor store lease with one from Steve Larsgaard for $24,000 a year in twelve installments. A motion by Larsen and seconded by Johannsen to go into executive session at 8:42 for contractual matters. All voted aye. The mayor declared the council out of executive session at 9:09.The liquor committee will discuss this further and report back to the council.
A motion to adjourn was made by Johannsen and seconded by Van Gelder. All voted aye.
William Koenig, Mayor
ATTEST:
Michael Kezar, Finance Officer
Publish May 27, 2010