Proceedings_Fall River County August 31, 2021

Proceedings

Fall River County Unapproved Minutes of August 31, 2021
The Fall River Board of County Commissioners met in regular special on August 31, 2021. Present: Joe Allen, Les Cope, Joe Falkenburg, Heath Greenough, Deb Russell and Sue Ganje, Auditor.
The Pledge of Allegiance was given, and the meeting called to order at 9:00 a.m.
The agenda was reviewed for conflicts; none were 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.
Motion made by Allen, seconded by Russell, to approve the agenda as written.
Motion made by Greenough, seconded by Allen, to approve the following resolution:
Resolution #2021-47
Whereas, the Fall River County Board of Commissioners have designated August 31st through September 7th, 2021, as a week to honor Ray Palmer, Weed and Pest Department employee, who passed away on August 27th, 2021.The Commission requests that in his honor, the American flag at the courthouse be lowered to half-staff; and
Whereas, Ray Palmer began his employment with Fall River County on May 13, 2013.He was very conscientious of the work he performed as he sprayed weeds throughout the county.Ray was always willing to visit with landowners to work with their situations and was very popular among all.He was a volunteer with numerous community activities, including VA services, traffic control for various events and so much more. He represented Fall River County Weed and Pest Department at booths including Spring Fling and the Fair;
Whereas, the Fall River County Board of Commissioners give thanks to the service Ray Palmer rendered unto Fall River County; and
Now, therefore, be it resolved that the Fall River Board of County Commissioners calls upon all citizens of Fall River County to observe the week of August 31st through September 7th, 2021, in recognition of the service of Ray Palmer, who by his devotion to duties, had rendered invaluable service to the County, and we further call upon the citizens of Fall River County to pay respect and offer their deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Ray.
Dated this 31st day of August, 2021.
/s/Nina Steinmetz,
Fall River County Weed and Pest Supervisor
/s/Joe Falkenburg, Chairman
Fall River County Commission
Attest:
/s/Sue Ganje, Auditor
Fall River County
State’s Attorney Lance Russell met with the board for the first reading of Ordinance #2021-01, an Ordinance adding Chapter 14 to the revised ordinances of Fall River County creating licensing provisions for cannabis establishments. The board reviewed the proposed ordinance.
Motion made by Greenough, seconded by Allen, to approve setting 1,000 feet for XX.07: Locations, (a) Cannabis Dispensary, 1 (i,ii,iii,iv,v and vi);and to set $500.00, and up to 30 days in jail for violations for XX.16: Penalties.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Greenough, to approve adding Chapter 14 and Title 1 in Fall River County for Ordinance 2021-01.
Discussion was held on the License Application fee of $5,000.00 fee, with SA Russell advising that the fee could be higher by changing the ordinance.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Allen, to approve the first reading of Ordinance 2021-01, an Ordinance, adding Chapter 14 to the revised ordinances of Fall River County creating licensing provisions for cannabis establishments.
Discussion was held on adding the Vice-Chair to XX.12. Suspension and Revocation process, (b).
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Allen, to rescind the motion for the first reading of Ordinance 2021-01, an Ordinance adding Chapter 14 to the revised ordinances of Fall River County creating licensing provisions for cannabis establishments.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Allen to include adding the vice-chair to XX.12. Suspension and Revocation Process.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Allen, Ordinance #2021-01, an Ordinance adding Chapter 14 to the revised ordinances of Fall River County creating licensing provisions for cannabis establishments.
Public comment was heard from Randy ‘Uriah’ Luallin about being uncomfortable with the fact that Ordinance 2021 – 01 may be rushed and advised the commission to proceed with caution.Luallin asked for a committee of local residents to work on this ordinance. Additional comments were heard from Butch Romey in support of the ordinance and questioned how to apply for licenses; the board advised him to attend the second reading, when that issue could be addressed.
Motion made by Cope, seconded by Russell, to approve the bills as follows:
General Fund: American Family Assurance, American Family Assurance, $510.42; Brumbaugh & Quandahl, P.C., Garnishment, $36.36; Boston Mutual Life Ins Co, Life Insurance, $32.76; Credit Collection Bureau, Collections, $194.71; Delta Dental Plan Of Sd, Delta Dental, $2,274.4; Eftps, Eftps Payroll Taxes, $44,459.41; Heavy Highway Fringe, Insurance Fees, $585.00; Iowa Laborers District, Health Insurance, $19,885.00; Liuna Laborers Local 620, Union Dues, $325.00; Messerli & Kramer, Garnishment, $610.39; Nationwide Retirement Sol, Nationwide Retirement, $500.00; New York Life Insurance, New York Life Insurance, $65.00 Norton, Tina, Contract Nurse Inmate, $1,250.00; Child Support Payment Cnt, Child Support, $655.00 Reliance Standard Life, Vision Plan, $212.70; Sdacc, 2021 County Convention, $1,160.00; Sd Retirement System, Sdrs Contribution, $20,886.96; United Way Black Hills, United Way Donation, $60.00; Commissioners, August Salaries, $4,100.00 Auditor’s Office, August Salaries, $20,260.57; Auditor’s Office, Overtime, $22.49; Treasurer’s Office, August Salaries, $16,284.17; Treasurer’s Office, Overtime, $219.37; State’s Attorney’s Office, August Salaries, $14,100.59; State’s Attorney’s Office, Overtime, $633.01; Maintenance, August Salaries, $9,576.88; Maintenance, Overtime, $18.00; Assessor’s Office, August Salaries, $21,475.97; Assessor’s Office, Overtime, $48.00; Register Of Deeds Office, August Salaries, $11,531.06; Register Of Deeds Office, Overtime, $28.53; Veteran’s Service Office, August Salaries, $4,013.36; Gis Office, August Salaries, $3,960.15; Sheriff, August Salaries, $33,259.78; Sheriff, Overtime, $5,571.57; Jail, August Salaries, $25,093.51; Jail, Overtime, $3,934.11; Coroner, August Salaries, $750.00;  Nurse’s Office, August Salaries, $4,220.53; Extension Office, August Salaries, $2,788.00; Extension Office, Overtime, $282.00; Weed And Pest Office, August Salaries, $6,689.43; Weed And Pest Office, Overtime, $4.13;  Total For General Fund: $282,568.32
County Road & Bridge: American Family Assurance, American Family Assurance, $326.28; Delta Dental Plan Of Sd, Delta Dental, $404.10; Eftps, Eftps Payroll Taxes, $11,514.63; Heavy Highway Fringe, Insurance Fees, $135.00; Iowa Laborers District, Health Insurance, $3,940.00; Liuna Laborers Local 620, Union Dues, $150.00; Nebraska Child Support, Child Support, $600.00; Reliance Standard Life,Vision Plan, $18.99; Sdacc, 2021 County Convention, $185.00; Sd Retirement System, Sdrs Contribution, $5,576.36; Highway Department, August Salaries, $38,135.16; Highway Department, Overtime, $8,956.46; Total County Road & Bridge: $69,941.98
911 Surcharge Reimbursement: American Family Assurance, American Family Assurance, $67.21; Credit Collection Bureau,Collections, $302.86; Delta Dental Plan Of Sd, Delta Dental, $454.70; Eftps, Eftps Payroll Taxes, $4,925.71; Highway Fringe, Insurance Fees, $105.00; Iowa Laborers District, Health Insurance, $3,085.50; Liuna Laborers Local 620, Union Dues, $75.00; Reliance Standard Life, Vision Plan, $6.33; Sd Retirement System, Sdrs Contribution, $2,623.56; Dispatch, August Salaries, $20,259.49; Dispatch, Overtime, $1,603.33;  Total For 911 Surcharge Reimbursement: $33,508.69
Emergency Management: Eftps, Eftps Payroll Taxes, $1,522.75; Sd Retirement System, Sdrs Contribution, $616.82; Fr Emergency Management Office, August Salaries, $5,140.22; Total For Emergency Management: $7,279.79
24/7 Sobriety Fund: Eftps, Eftps Payroll Taxes, $197.42; 24/7 Office, August Salaries $1,290.25;  Total 24/7 Sobriety Fund: $1,487.67
 Total Paid Between8/20/21 And 8/31/21: $394,786.50
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Greenough, to enter executive session, as per SDCL 1-25-2 (4) for negotiations at 9:36 a.m.
The Board came out of executive session at 10:05 a.m.
Motion made by Greenough, seconded by Russell, to adjourn at 10:05 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 $105.21
Published: Oct. 14, 2021

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