Proceedings_Fall River County September 29, 2020

Proceedings

Fall River County Approved Minutes of September 29, 2020
The Fall River Board of County Commissioners met in special session on September 29, 2020. Present: Joe Allen, Joe Falkenburg, Heath Greenough, Paul Nabholz, Deb Russell and Sue Ganje, Auditor. Falkenburg asked for a prayer for our country during this time.
The Pledge of Allegiance was given, and the meeting called to order at 9:00 a.m.
The agenda was reviewed for conflicts, none noted. All motions recorded in these minutes were passed by unanimous vote, unless otherwise stated. The full context of the meeting can be found on the county website under Commissioners at http://fallriver.sdcounties.org, or under Fall River County Commission, SD at http://www.YouTube.com.
Falkenburg asked that they honor the can man who worked tirelessly to make it a better world and who was proud of the service he provided to the community. God bless him on his journey.
Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Russell, to approve the agenda with the addition of public comment.
Public comment was heard from Jim Angell about the Highway Department mowing on Rocky Ford beyond their normal route to eliminate fire danger; Commissioner Greenough spoke of inspections on bridges that are under 20 feet; Commissioner Nabholz spoke of roads that have washboards due to lack of rain.
Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Greenough, to approve the minutes from September 1, 2020.
Lyle Jensen, Building Supervisor, met with the board. Motion made by Russell, seconded by Nabholz, to approve the Dark Fiber Equipment quote from Golden West in the amount of $11,191.41. With Greenough voting no, all others voting yes, by roll call vote, motion carries.
Sue Ganje, Auditor, met with the board to discuss the hire approval for Pam Craig; Craig has decided to volunteer her time, so no hire approval is needed.
The auditor reviewed the 2021 provisional budget with the board. Motion made by Russell, seconded by Allen, to approve the 2021 annual budget and levy resolution as follows:
General Fund: Elections from $33,617 to $35,119; Auditor from $245,505 to $259,307; Treasurer From $216,459 to $239,423; States Attorney from $202,913 to $210,996; General Government Building from $265,913 to $294,997; Director of Equalization from $283,672 to $295,087; Register of Deeds from $135,054 to $140,083; Veterans’ Service Officer from $55,835 to $58,881; Predatory Animal from $5,514 to $4,182; Geographic Information System from $67,150 to $70,195; Information Technology from $100,380 to $100,378; Total General Government from $2,120,198 to $2,211,834; Sheriff from $739,464 to $763,113; County Jail from $744,586 to $768,895; Juvenile Detention from $15,000 to $10,000; Search and Rescue from $1,000 to $1,300; Total Public Safety from $1,538,475 to $1,581,733; Support of Poor from $7,500 to $5,000; County Nurse from $63,289 to $66,646; Mentally Ill from $25,000 to $20,000; Total Health & Welfare from $176,589 to $172,446; County Extension from $47,068 to $58,532; Weed Control from $145,116 to $177,119; Total Conservation of Natural Resources from $212,184 to $255,651; 911 Transfers Out – Hwy from $150,000 to $0.00; 911 Transfers Out – Fire from $2,279 to $2,260; 911 Transfers Out – Dispatch from $257,738 to $303,441; 911 Transfers Out – Library from $16,861 to $16,607; 911 Transfers Out – Emergency Mgt from $100,883 to $81,242; Total Other Uses from $532,611 to $408,400; Total Expenditure Appropriations from $4,608,842 to $4,658,849; Total Appropriations from $4,608,842 to $4,658,849; Cash Balance Applied from $704,153 to $596,419; Current Property Tax Levy from $2,742,280 to $2,899,653; Net Total Taxes from $2,793,050 to $2,950,423; Subtotal from $4,851,413 to $4,901,052; Less 5% from (-$242,571) to (-$242,203); Net Means of Finance from $4,608,842 to $4,658,849; Total Appropriations from $4,608,842 to $4,658,849
County Road and Bridge Fund: Highways, Roads, & Bridges from $2,635,580 to $2,564,604; Total Public Works from $2,635,580 to $2,564,604; Total Expenditure Appropriations from $2,634,580 to $2,564,604; Total Appropriations from $2,634,580 to $2,564,604; Cash Balance Applied from $399,684 to $738,620; Current Property Tax Levy from $267,470 to $274,875; Net Total Taxes from $380,870 to $388,275; Licenses & Permits from $1,420,688 to $0.00; Intergovernmental Revenue from $0.00 to $1,420,688; Other Financing Sources from $270,000 to $120,000; Total Other Revenues from $1,722,688 to $1,572,688; Subtotal from $2,503,242 to $2,699,583; Less 5% from ($-138,662) to ($-134,979); Net Means of Finance from $2,364,580 to $2,564,604; Total Appropriations from $2,634,580 to $2,564,604
Fire Fund: Current Property Tax Levy from $1,116 to $1,135; Net Total Taxes from $1,116 to $1,135; Other Financing Sources from $2,279 to $2,260; Total Other Revenues from $3,884 to $3,865
Building Fund: Cash Balance Applied from (-$75,414) to (-$79,234); Current Property Tax Levy from $122,789 to $126,609; Net Total Taxes from $125,709 to $129,529
911 Fund: Communications Center (911) from $390,238 to $433,441; Total Expenditure Appropriations from $390,238 to $433,441; Total Appropriations from $390,238 to $433,441; Miscellaneous Revenue from $2,500 to $0.00; Other Financing Sources from $257,738 to $303,441; Total Other Revenues from $390,238 to $433,441; Subtotal from $390,238 to $433,441; Net Means of Finance from $390,238 to $433,441; Total Appropriations from $390,238 to $433,441
Library Fund: Current Property Tax Levy from $7,139 to $7,393; Net Total Taxes from $7,139 to $7,393; Other Financing Sources from $16,861 to $16,607
M & P Fund: Register of Deeds from $10,300 to $38,000; Total General Government from $10,300 to $38,000; Total Expenditure Appropriations from $10,300 to $38,000; Total Appropriations from $10,300 to $38,000; Cash Balance Applied from $1,700 to $29,400; Subtotal from $10,300 to $38,000; Net Means of Finance from $10,300 to $38,000; Total Appropriations from $10,300 to $38,000
Emergency Management Fund: Emergency & Disaster Services from $140,058 to $120,417; Total Public Safety from $140,058 to $120,417; Total Expenditure Appropriations from $140,058 to $120,417; Total Appropriations from $140,058 to $120,417; Other Financing Sources from $100,883 to $81,242; Total Other Revenues from $140,058 to $120,417; Subtotal from $140,058 to $120,417; Net Means of Finance from $140,058 to $120,417; Total Appropriations from $140,058 to $120,417
Resolution
Adoption Of Annual Budget for Fall River County, South Dakota
Whereas, (7-21-5 thru 13), SDCL provides that the Board of County Commissioners shall each year prepare a Provisional Budget of all contemplated expenditures and revenues of the County and all its institutions and agencies for such fiscal year and,
Whereas, the Board of County Commissioners did prepare a Provisional Budget and cause same to be published by law, and
Whereas, due and legal notice has been given to the meeting of the Board of County Commissioners  for the consideration of such Provisional Budget and all changes, elimination’s and additions have been made thereto.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That such provisional budget as amended and all its purposes, schedules, appropriations, amounts, estimates and all matters therein set forth, shall be approved and adopted as the annual budget of the appropriation and expenditures for Fall River County, South Dakota and all Its institutions and agencies for calendar year beginning January 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2021 and the same is hereby approved and adopted by the Board of County Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota, the 15th day of September, 2020.
The Annual Budget so adopted is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the office of the county auditor Fall River, County, South Dakota.  The accompanying taxes are levied by Fall River County for the year January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.
Board of County Commissioners of Fall River County, South Dakota
/s/ Joe Falkenburg Chairman
/s/ Joe Allen Commissioner
/s/ Paul Nabholz Commissioner (voted no)
/s/ Heath Greenough Commissioner
/s/ Deborah Russell Commissioner
Attest: /s/ Sue Ganje County Auditor
Tax Levy in
County Tax Levies    Dollars    $’S/1,000
Within Limited Levy:
* General County Purposes
(10-12-9)    $2,899,653.00      3.950
Library    $7,393.00     0.015
Outside Limited Levy:    $2,907,046.00    3.970
Courthouse, Jail, etc., Bldg.
(7-25-1)     $126,609.00      0.173
Unlimited Levy -
  Sub Total     $126,609.00      0.173
Limited & Unlimited Levy -
  Sub Total    $3,033,655.00    0.173
Other Special Levies:
Secondary Road (Unorg. PT-76)         
(31-12-27)     $274,875.00      0.636
Fire Protection
(34-31-3)     $1,135.00     0.136
Total Taxes Levied
  By County     $3,309,665.00      4.910
* These Amounts include the 25% to be distributed to cities.
As of 9/29/20, these levies are not approved by the Department of Revenue
With Nabholz voting no, all others voting yes, motion carries.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Nabholz, to enter executive session as per SDCL 1-25-2 (1), SDCL 1-25-2 (3) and SDCL 1-25-4 for personnel, legal and negotiation purposes at 9:31 a.m.
The Board came out of executive session at 10:27 a.m.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Allen, to adjourn at 10:28 a.m.
/s/Joe Falkenburg
Joe Falkenburg, Chairman
Board of Fall River County Commissioners
Attest:
/s/ Sue Ganje
Sue Ganje, Fall River County Auditor
Published once at the total approximate cost of $121.59
Published: Oct. 29, 2020

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