Legals: February 16, 2022

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Brandon Valley School District

____ Advertisement ____ 

____ for bids ____

DISHWASHER, CONVEYOR TYPE

BRANDON VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT - #49-2

BRANDON, SD   57005-1652

BID CLOSE:  February 17, 2022 – 2:00 p.m. Local Time

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for Dishwasher, Conveyor Type will be received at the George A. Gulson Administrative Center of the Brandon Valley School District #49-2, 300 South Splitrock Boulevard, Brandon, South Dakota until 2:00 p.m. local time on Thursday, February 17, 2022.

Proposals will be received at the office of the District Operations Manager, until 2:00 p.m. February 17, 2022, local time. Bids received after said time will be returned unopened. Oral, telegraphic, or telephone proposal and modifications will not be considered.  Proposals shall not be withdrawn by any bidder for a period of thirty (30) calendar days after opening of bids.  Proposals submitted on forms other than the one provided may not be considered.

The Board of Education will review the bids received and pass upon them at a regular or special Board meeting to be held no later than thirty (30) days following the bid opening

The Board of Education of the Brandon Valley School District #49-2 reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to accept proposals it deems to be in its best interest, and to waive any or all informalities in bidding procedures.

By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to materials, products, and supplies found or produced within the State of South Dakota.

Paul J. Lundberg, Business Manager

Brandon Valley School District 49-2

Legal Advertising Dates

1) February 9, 2022 - Brandon Valley Journal

2) February 16, 2022 - Brandon Valley Journal

Published twice at an approximate cost of $33.98.

Feb. 9 & 16, 2022

 

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Brandon Valley School District

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LUNCH TABLES

BRANDON VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT - #49-2

BRANDON, SD   57005-1652

BID CLOSE:  February 17, 2022 – 3:00 p.m. Local Time

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for Lunch Tables will be received at the George A. Gulson Administrative Center of the Brandon Valley School District #49-2, 300 South Splitrock Boulevard, Brandon, South Dakota until 3:00 p.m. local time on Thursday, February 17, 2022.

Proposals will be received at the office of the District Operations Manager, until 3:00 p.m. February 17, 2022, local time. Bids received after said time will be returned unopened. Oral, telegraphic, or telephone proposal and modifications will not be considered.  Proposals shall not be withdrawn by any bidder for a period of thirty (30) calendar days after opening of bids.  Proposals submitted on forms other than the one provided may not be considered.

The Board of Education will review the bids received and pass upon them at a regular or special Board meeting to be held no later than thirty (30) days following the bid opening.

The Board of Education of the Brandon Valley School District #49-2 reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to accept proposals it deems to be in its best interest, and to waive any or all informalities in bidding procedures.

By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to materials, products, and supplies found or produced within the State of South Dakota.

Paul J. Lundberg, Business Manager

Brandon Valley School District 49-2

Legal Advertising Dates

1) February 9, 2022 - Brandon Valley Journal

2) February 16, 2022 - Brandon Valley Journal

Published twice at an approximate cost of $32.83.

Feb. 9 & 16, 2022

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Brandon Valley School District

 

____ Advertisement ____ 

____ for bids ____

2022 OR NEWER VEHICLE

BRANDON VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT - #49-2

BRANDON, SD   57005-1652

BID CLOSE:  February 17, 2022 – 1:00 p.m. Local Time

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for 2022 or Newer Vehicle will be received at the George A. Gulson Administrative Center of the Brandon Valley School District #49-2, 300 South Splitrock Boulevard, Brandon, South Dakota until 1:00 p.m. local time on Thursday, February 17, 2022.

Proposals will be received at the office of the District Operations Manager, until 1:00 p.m. February 17, 2022, local time. Bids received after said time will be returned unopened. Oral, telegraphic, or telephone proposal and modifications will not be considered.  Proposals shall not be withdrawn by any bidder for a period of thirty (30) calendar days after opening of bids.  Proposals submitted on forms other than the one provided may not be considered.

The Board of Education will review the bids received and pass upon them at a regular or special Board meeting to be held no later than thirty (30) days following the bid opening.

The Board of Education of the Brandon Valley School District #49-2 reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to accept proposals it deems to be in its best interest, and to waive any or all informalities in bidding procedures.

By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to materials, products, and supplies found or produced within the State of South Dakota.

Paul J. Lundberg, Business Manager

Brandon Valley School District 49-2

Legal Advertising Dates

1) February 9, 2022 - Brandon Valley Journal

2) February 16, 2022 - Brandon Valley Journal

Published twice at an approximate cost of $32.83.

Feb. 9 & 16, 2022

 

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Red Rock Township

__________ Notice __________

Notice of Annual Township Meeting

The citizens of the Township of Red Rock Township in the county of Minnehaha, South Dakota, and who are qualified to vote at general elections, are hereby notified that the Annual township Meeting for said Township will be held at the Brandon Pizza Ranch on Tuesday, March 1st at 7:00 p.m. of the said day, for the following purposes: To elect One Township Supervisor, One Township Clerk, One Township Treasurer, and do any other business proper to be doen at said meeting when convened. 

If bad weather should cause the Annual Meeting to be postponed, it will be held on Tuesday, March 8th, at 7:00 p.m.

Given under my hand this 1st day of February 2022. 

James Anderson

Township Clerk

Published twice at an approximate cost of $15.55.

Feb. 9 & 16, 2022

 

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City of Brandon

_________ Minutes _________

The Brandon City Council met in a briefing session at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 3, 2022, at the Council Chambers at 308 S Main Avenue, Brandon, South Dakota.  Present were Dana Clark, Vickie David, Barb Fish, Tim Jorgenson, David Kull, Jack Parliament and Mayor Jim Heinitz.  Other’s present were City Administrator, Bryan H Read; Finance Officer, Christina Smith; City Engineer, Tami Jansma; Public Works Director, Rollie Hoeke; Police Chief, Jamie Steffel; Golf Course Manager, Andrew Bauer and Park Superintendent, Devin Coughlin.  Absent: None.

The Council discussed items on the agenda for the upcoming February 7, 2022, regular Council meeting. No formal action was taken. 

At 6:24 p.m., hearing no further business, the meeting adjourned.

Christina Smith

Municipal Finance Officer

Jim Heinitz

Mayor

Published at an approximate cost of $8.64.

Feb. 16, 2022

 

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City of Brandon 

 

_________ Minutes _________

The Brandon City Council met in regular session at 6:00 p.m. on February 7, 2022 in the Council Chambers at 308 S. Main Avenue, Brandon, South Dakota.  Present were Dana Clark, Vickie David, Barb Fish, Tim Jorgenson, David Kull, Jack Parliament and Mayor Jim Heinitz.  Others present were:  City Administrator, Bryan Read; Finance Officer, Christina Smita;  City Attorney, Lisa Marso; City Engineer, Tami Jansma;  Fire Chief, Robert Dykstra; Park Superintendent, Devin Coughlin’ Golf Course Manger, Andrew Bauer and Public Works Director, Rollie Hoeke.

Alderwoman Clark moved Alderman Kull seconded to approve the agenda.  Motion carried.

Alderwoman Fish moved Alderman Parliament seconded to approve the minutes of the January 13, 2022 briefing meeting and the minutes of the January 17, 2022 regular meeting.  Motion carried.

Alderman Kull moved Alderman Jorgenson seconded to approve the following claims. Motion carried.

VENDOR, DESCRIPTION, AMOUNT; Ace Hardware, Various Items, 1,200.99; Aflac, February Premium, 811.97; Alliance, Utilities, 2,605.31; Ambush Apparel, Water Conservation, 480.00; AMG-Avera Medical Group, Professional Services, 33.50; Ashlie Wingate, Reimbursement, 479.25; Axon Enterprise Inc, Certification, 4,320.00; Beal Distributing, GC Resale, 173.60; Beck & Hofer, Pool Improvements, 62,359.06; Border States Electric, Supplies, 533.40; Brandon Lumber Company, Supplies, 207.27; Brandon Valley Area Chamber of Commerce, Contribution, 75,300.00; Brandon Valley Media Group, Publications/Hire Ad, 833.47; Brandon Valley School District, Fuel, 4,499.57; C&R Supply, Supplies, 87.60; Cardmember Services, Credit Card, 4,251.90; Carlson & Stewart Refrigeration, Ice Mahcine Repairs, 1,342.50; Clark Engineering, Improvements, 262.84; CNA Surety/North Central Insurance, Professional Services, 50.00; Coca Cola, GC Resale, 138.00; Coffee Cup, Fuel, 48.00; Corson Village Sanitary District, January Refund, 845.35; Culligan, Utilities, 71.05; Dakota Beverage, GC Resale, 124.10; Daniel Francis Jr, Reimbursement, 311.40; Delta Dental, February Premium, 3,208.60; DGR Engineering, Professional Services, 1,624.45; DLT Solutions, Software, 5,814.75; Enviromaster, Supplies, 42.00; Fastenal, Supplies, 1,061.53; Ferguson Waterworks, Supplies, 5,108.11; Geotek Engineering, Professional Services, 557.50; Graham Tire SF North, Supplies, 438.03; Grainger, Supplies, 23.98; Hawk Construction, Reimbursement, 159.00; Hawkins Water Treatment, Chemicals, 5,554.75; Hobart, Supplies, 16.35; IAPMO, Inspections Classes, 160.00; Incode, Service Fees, 1,400.00; Infrastructure Design Group, Improvements, 20,785.00; International Code Council, Dues, 145.00; Jack’s Uniform & Equipment, Safety Supplies, 15.99; Kurita America Inc, Improvements, 705.64; Locators and Supplies, Supplies, 1,448.42; Manley Tire & Service, New Tires and Repairs, 715.13; Meyer Laboratory, Supplies, 1,443.13; Mills and Miller, Deicing Salt, 3,769.20; Minnehaha Community Water Corp, Utilities, 104.50; Modern Woodman, February Premium, 1,785.69; North American Truck & Trailer, Supplies, 1,811.58; Northern Tool & Equipment, Supplies, 224.95; Northwest Tire, Repairs, 519.08; Orkin, Utilities, 120.00; Palisades, Utilities, 2,051.78; Performance Press, Supplies, 1,029.00; Pfeifer’s Implement Company, Repairs/Snow Removal, 424.47; Phonetics Inc, Supplies, 859.20; PrairieSons Inc, Hired Repairs, 448.98; Qualified Presort Services, Print Newsletter, 569.29; R&L Supply, Repairs, 75.69; Recreation Supply Company, Equipment and Supplise, 12,310.50; Reel Sharp, Snow Removal, 3,708.13; Republic National Distributing Company, GC Resale, 765.15; Roto Rooter, Professional Services, 210.00; SD Department of Health, Professional Services, 105.00; SD One Call, Utilities, 77.28; SD Public Assurance Alliance, Insurance, 540.82; Sioux Falls Area Humane Society, Professional Services, 112.46; Sioux Falls Utilities, Utilities, 105,479.68; Sioux Metro Growth, Service, 30,222.00; Sioux Valley Energy, Utilities, 33,993.48; Staples Advantage, Supplies, 208.16; Sysco, GC Resale, 577.15; Titleist, Resale, 292.82; Utleig, Professional Services, 10,967.80; Valley Springs Body Shop, Repairs-insurance reimbursed, 2,187.80; Verizon Wireless, Utilities, 493.88; Vern Eide Motoplex, Repairs, 52.94; Vogel Motors, Hired Repairs, 192.00; Wellmark BCBS, February Premium, 71,508.19; Wirtjes Auto Repair, Vehicle Repair, 2,106.47; Xcel Energy, Utilities, 7,470.30; Zabel Steel/TJN Enterprises, Supplies, 561.18; Zach Hagstrom, Reimbursement, 78.81; First National Bank, Golf Course Equipment Loan, 1,124.98; City Administration, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 3,737.41; Finance Officer, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 5,661.86; Government Buildings, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 124.67; Police, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 26,540.88; Building Inspections, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 3,469.69; Engineer, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 2,343.19; Street Department, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 3,950.50; Park Department, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 4,358.79; Water Department, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 9,464.52; Sewer Department, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 4,315.93; Golf Course Grounds, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 1,803.30; Golf Course Lounge, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 1,942.05; Golf Course Pro Shop, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 1,714.64; Golf Course Community Room, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 73.50; 941 Payroll Taxes, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 22,526.65; SD Retirement System Supplemental, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 990.00; SD Retirement System, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 26,017.61; TASC Flex Plan, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 993.80; Accounts Management, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 75.00; FJM Collections, January 20, 2022 Payroll, 822.63;

Juanita Ohmann, 1008 E. Aspen Blvd. was present for discussion regarding the Planning & Zoning Commission January 6, 2022 approval of the conditional use for a dog kennel to be located at 704 S. 8th Avenue.  Juanita is concerned with the dogs barking and her inability to use her yard and leave her windows open, traffic concerns, smells.  Juanita asked City Council to appeal the decision.  

Tessa Wegner, Assistant Finance Officer, was introduced to the City Council.

PROCLAMATION #2022-01

Proclamation #2022-01 was read by Mayor Heinitz declaring May 1, 2022 as Loyalty Day in Brandon, SD.

PROCLAMATION # 2022-01

WHEREAS, the citizens of this city are extremely proud of this Nations more than 200 year Heritage of Freedom and are loyal to the ideals, traditions, and institutions which have made our nation so great, and

WHEREAS, their obvious dedication to our way of life is indicative of a strong, continued desire to preserve the priceless American heritage, and

 

WHEREAS, they will be proud to stand up and publicly declare their determination toward actively and positively safeguarding our freedoms against any foreign or domestic enemies.

THEREFORE, I, Jim Heinitz, Mayor of the City of Brandon, S.D., hereby call upon all my fellow citizens to take full advantage of the special occasion known as Loyalty Day, celebrated annually throughout the nation on the first day of May, as an incentive for every true American to reaffirm his and her love of Flag and Country, and I urge that all individuals, schools, churches, organizations, business establishments and homes within my official jurisdiction display proudly the Flag of the United States of America and participate in public patriotic Loyalty Day activities which are to be co-sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, and others, on Loyalty Day, May 1, 2022.

Jim Heinitz

Mayor

ATTEST:

Christina Smith

Municipal Finance Officer

(SEAL)

PROCLAMATION #2022-02

Proclamation #2022-02 was read by Mayor Heinitz endorsing the annual sale of Buddy Poppies.

PROCLAMATION # 2022-02

WHEREAS, the annual sale of Buddy Poppies by the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States has been officially recognized and endorsed by governmental leaders since 1922, and

WHEREAS, VFW Buddy Poppies are assembled by disabled veterans, and the proceeds of this worthy fund-raising campaign are used exclusively for the benefit of disabled and needy veterans, and the widows and orphans of deceased veterans, and 

WHEREAS, the basic purpose of the annual sale of Buddy Poppies by the Veterans of Foreign Wars is eloquently reflected in the desire to “Honor the Dead by Helping the Living”.

THEREFORE I, Jim Heinitz, Mayor of the City of Brandon, South Dakota do hereby urge the citizens of this community to recognize the merits of this cause by contributing generously to its support through the purchase of Buddy Poppies on the day set aside for the distribution of these symbols of appreciation for the sacrifices of our honored dead.

I urge all patriotic citizens to wear a Buddy Poppy as mute evidence of our gratitude to the men and women of this country who have risked their lives in defense of the freedoms which we continue to enjoy as American citizens.

Jim Heinitz

Mayor

ATTEST:

Christina Smith

Municipal Finance Officer

(SEAL)

RETAINING WALL BIDS

The Golf Course Committee report was heard.  One bid was received from Meyer Contracting in the amount of $2,431,522.75 for the retaining wall project at the Golf Course.  Alderman Kull moved Alderwoman Clark seconded to reject the bid, due to the higher than expected cost, and to rebid at a later date.  Motion carried.

2021 SEASON REPORT

Andrew Bauer, Golf Course Manager, was present to present the 2021 golf season report.  No action required.  

SALARY REVIEW AND ADJUSTMENT

Alderwoman Clark moved Alderman Jorgenson seconded to approve the annual salary adjustment for Andrew Bauer, to step 16-2 on the wage scale, $30.29 per hour, effective February 20, 2022.  Motion carried.

SALARY REVIEW AND ADJUSTMENT

Alderman Parliament moved Alderwoman David seconded to approve the annual salary adjustment for Kelly Eilers, to step 15-7 on the wage scale, $31.98 per hour, effective February 9, 2022.  Motion carried.

POOL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PAY APPLICATION

The Parks & Recreation Committee report was heard.  Alderwoman Fish moved Alderman Jorgenson seconded to approve pay application #12 to Beck & Hofer Construction in the amount of $62,359.06 for the pool improvement project.  Motion carried.

ASPEN PARK ROADWAY & UTILITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Alderman Parliament moved Alderwoman Fish seconded to approve the certificate of substantial completion, the Engineer’s statement of final completion and owner’s acceptance of contract completion for the Aspen Park roadway & utility improvements, as presented.  Motion carried.

MOWER BID

Alderwoman Fish moved Alderwoman Clark seconded to approve the bid from Doug’s Custom Paint & Body in the amount of $7,866.75 (after trade) for the purchase of commercial riding mower.  Motion carried.

Company, Bid Amount;

Doug’s Custom Paint & Body, $7,866.75;

D&D Small Engine Repair & Sales, $11,599.50;

SALARY REVIEW AND ADJUSTMENT

Alderwoman Fish moved Alderwoman David seconded to approve the salary adjustment for Nick Gunderman, to step 10-3 on the wage scale, $21.30 per hour, effective February 8, 2022, based on him recently obtaining his spraying license and his CDL.  Motion carried.

PARK SURPLUS PROPERTY

No bids were received for the surplus park property: 3 benches, 3 chairs, 1 garbage can holder and 1 portable backstop.  Alderman Parliament moved Alderman Kull seconded to approve the disposal of the items in an appropriate manner.  Motion carried.

2022 FIRE CONTRACT

The Public Safety Committee report was heard.  Discussion held on the 2022 fire contract regarding their audit procedures.  It was the consensus of the Council to defer action until staff can obtain an additional quote from another firm.

LOYALTY DAY PARADE

Alderman Jorgenson moved Alderwoman Clark seconded to approve the Loyalty Day Parade and route, scheduled for May 1, 2022.  Motion carried.

RESOLUTION #10-22

The Administration Committee report was heard.  Alderman Jorgenson moved Alderman Kull seconded to approve Resolution #10-22.  A roll call vote showed Clark, David, Fish, Jorgenson, Kull, Parliament aye.  Motion carried.

RESOLUTION #10-22

RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE CREATION OF TAX INCREMENTAL DISTRICT NUMBER SEVEN, CITY OF BRANDON, SOUTH DAKOTA

WHEREAS, the City of Brandon Planning Commission has recommended the District Boundaries for Tax Incremental District Number Seven, City of Brandon, South Dakota, and has recommended its creation; and

WHEREAS, the City Council, City of Brandon, South Dakota (the “City), has the powers, pursuant to SDCL § 11-9-5, to create Tax Incremental District Number Seven, City of Brandon, South Dakota, and to define its boundaries.

NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED:

Authority and Declaration of Necessity.  City of Brandon, South Dakota, declares the necessity for the creation of Tax Incremental District Number Seven, City of Brandon, South Dakota (hereinafter sometimes referred to as the “District”), pursuant to SDCL Chapter 11-9.  Further, the City finds that the improvement of the area within the District is likely to enhance significantly the value of substantially all of the real property in the District and is necessary for economic development within the City of Brandon and the State of South Dakota.

Findings.  The City Council makes the following findings with regard to economic development:

More than 50% of the property in the District by area will stimulate and develop the general economic welfare and prosperity of the City of Brandon and the State of South Dakota;

Improvements to the District will significantly and substantially enhance the value of all property within the District;

Development of the District will enhance sales tax revenue for the City of Brandon and the State of South Dakota;

Development of the District for commercial purposes will improve the quality of life for residents of the City of Brandon by providing more employment opportunities and generation of taxes for the City.  

Findings of Maximum Percentage of Tax Incremental Districts.  The aggregate assessed value of the taxable property in the District, plus all other tax incremental districts does not exceed ten (10%) percent of the total assessed valuation of the City.

Findings of Annual Appropriation TID.  Tax Increment District #14 will be designated as an Annual Appropriations TIF to ensure that it does NOT count against constitutional debt.

4. Creation of District.  There is hereby created, pursuant to SDCL Chapter 11-9, Tax Incremental District Number Seven, City of Brandon, South Dakota.  The District is hereby created on the day this Resolution becomes effective which shall be twenty (20) days after publication of this Resolution. 

5. Designation of District Boundaries.  The District shall be located with the northern, southern, western, and eastern boundaries of the following described real property:

East Half of the Northwest Quarter, and a portion of the West Half of the Northeast Quarter all in Section 32, Township 102 North, Range 48 West of the 5th P.M. Minnehaha County, South Dakota and platted the same into the following as shown on the plat: Lots 1-3 Block 1; Lots 1-3, Block 2; Lots 1 and 2, Block 3; Lots 1 and 2, Block 4; Outlot A, Outlot B, and adjacent street right of way

6. Creation of Tax Incremental Fund.  There is hereby created, pursuant to SDCL 11-9-31, a Tax Incremental District Number Seven Fund, which shall be a segregated asset account.  All tax increments collected pursuant to Tax Incremental District Number Seven shall be deposited into the Tax Incremental District Number Seven Fund.  All funds in the Tax Incremental District Number Seven Fund shall be used solely for those purposes expressly stated and reasonably inferred in SDCL Chapter 11-9.

Passed and approved this ____ day of _______________, 2022.

CITY OF BRANDON 

Mayor

ATTEST:

Christiana Smith, Finance Officer

REQUESTS FOR PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENTS

Alderwoman Clark moved Alderman Jorgenson seconded to approve the following tax abatements, as presented.  Motion carried.

Abatement Number, Parcel ID #;

2022-0002, 21234;

2022-0022, 68689;

ENGINEERING CONSULTANT LIST

Alderman Jorgenson moved Alderwoman Fish seconded to approve the following ten consultants for Level 1 Projects (projects under $100,000.00).  Motion carried.

FHU

HDR

DGR

ISG

IMEG

IDG

HRGreen

AE2S

Ulteig

Stockwell

CANNABIS LICENSES

Alderman Jorgenson recused himself from discussion on this topic.  Alderman Kull moved Alderman Parliament seconded to approve the following Medical Cannabis Licenses, as presented.  A roll call vote showed Clark, David, Fish, Kull, Parliament aye.  Motion carried.

Cannabis Dispensary

MISD Property Holdings 1, LLC. – Lot 6 Block 2 Brandon 90 Addition 

Shangria-La SD, LLC. – 1001 N. Splitrock Blvd. (applied for CUP)

Dakota Herbs, LLC. – 209 W. Holly Blvd. Unit C

Cannabis Cultivation

Shangria-La SD, LLC. – 1001 N. Splitrock Blvd Suite B (applied for CUP)

Crichton, Barber, DeGriselles, LLC. – 1805 N. Walnut Ave. Suite West (CUP granted)

Native Roots, LLC. – 801 N. 9th Avenue, Bldg 3, Suite C

Dakota Gardens, LLC. – 723 N. Splitrock Blvd. (applied for CUP)

RESOLUTION #09-22

Alderwoman Fish moved Alderwoman Clark seconded to approve Resolution #09-22.  A roll call vote showed Clark, David, Fish, Jorgenson, Kull, Parliament aye.  Motion carried.

RESOLUTION #09-22

WHEREAS, funds must be transferred to eliminate the negative cash balances.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of Brandon, South Dakota, that the following transfer of funds is approved as of December 31, 2021:

Transfer From         

General Fund #101

Transfer To

Ironwood Project #530 Amount

$1,193.45

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the following transfer of funds is approved when the bonds are received for the Ironwood Project. 

Transfer From

Ironwood Proj #530

Transfer To

General Fund #101

Amount

$1,193.45

Dated this 7th day of February, 2022.

Jim Heinitz, Mayor

ATTEST:

Christina Smith, Finance Officer

(SEAL)

CITY HALL DISCUSSION

Discussion held on the need for updated audio in the City Council chambers.  Staff received an estimate ranging from $25,000.00-$30,000.00.  Staff wanted to discuss how much money we want to continue investing into the current City Hall buildings without doing some type of planning for the future.  Need to review structural integrity of the existing buildings, to see if it’s justifiable to expand.  It was the consensus of the Council to schedule a work session to further discuss.  

CORE PHASE 2 PROJECT

The Streets Committee report was heard.  Alderman Kull moved Alderwoman Clark seconded to approve the real estate purchase agreement with the Brandon Valley School District for 2.05 acres of land for $1.00 plus closing costs.  Motion carried.

ASPEN BLVD GUARDRAIL REPAIR

Alderwoman David moved Alderman Parliament seconded to approve the proposal from BX Civil for the Aspen Blvd guardrail repair in the amount of $13,858.00.  Motion carried.

STREET LIGHT AGREEMENT WITH SIOUX VALLEY ENERGY

Alderman Parliament moved Alderwoman Clark seconded to approve the contract with Sioux Valley Energy for the street lighting system, as presented.  Motion carried.

2022 CHEMICAL BIDS

The Water & Sewer Committee report was heard.  Alderwoman Clark moved Alderwoman David seconded to approve the Chemical Bid to Hawkins Chemical as shown below.  Motion carried.

Chemical, Units, Hawkins, Year Estimate, DPC, Year Estimate, SVEN Chemical, Year Estimate, Chlorine gas, pounds, per pound, $0.88, $22,440.00, $0.96, $24,480, no bid, $0.00, Potassium permanganate, per pound, $3.67, $0.00, no bid, $0.00, no bid, $0.00, Tonkasorb (or equivalent), per gallon, $5.23, $37,300.36, no bid, $0.00, no bid, $0.00, LPC-5, per gallon, $11.50, $10,706.50, no bid, $0.00, no bid, $0.00, LPC-9, per gallon, $14.50, $24,142.50, no bid, $0.00, no bid, $0.00, Aqua Hawk 957 (or equiv.), per gallon, $29.30, $0.00, no bid, $0.00, no bid, $0.00, Sodium Hypochlorite 12.5%, per gallon, $4.25, $0.00, $5.50, $0.00, no bid, $0.00, Granular chlorine, per pound, $3.34, $0.00, $5.25, $0.00, no bid, $0.00, Total Low Bid Items, $94,589.36; Estimated Total Low Bid, $94,589.36;

WATER TOWER CHANGE ORDER

Alderman Jorgenson moved Alderwoman David seconded to approve change order #2 to AB Contracting, LLC. in the amount of $24,064.00 for the water tower project.  Motion carried.

PURCHASE AGREEMENT FOR DRAINAGE AREAS

Alderwoman David moved Alderman Jorgenson seconded to approve the agreement with VanBuskirk Companies for Drainage Tract 1 & Drainage Tract 2 of The Bluff Addition and Tract 4 of Heartland Business Park Addition, as presented.  Motion carried.

SIOUX FALLS FORCEMAIN IMPROVEMENTS AGREEMENT 

Alderwoman David moved Alderwoman Fish seconded to approve the Memorandum of Understanding and financial agreement with the City of Sioux Falls for the dual force main project, as presented.  Motion carried.

SIOUX FALLS FORCEMAIN ENGINEERING AMENDMENT

Alderwoman Clark moved Alderman Parliament seconded to approve amendment #1 to HDR’s preliminary engineer contract in the amount of $53,700.00 for the dual force main project, as presented.  Motion carried.

WATER TREATMENT PLANT ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

Alderwoman Clark moved Alderwoman David seconded to approve the exterior design for the water treatment plant, as presented.  Motion carried.  

WESTSIDE SANITARY SEWER PROJECT

Alderwoman David moved Alderwoman Clark seconded to approve the temporary construction easement with the SD Department of GFP for the west side sewer main project.  Motion carried.

At 7:25 p.m. on a motion by Alderwoman David seconded by Alderwoman Clark the meeting was adjourned.  Motion carried.

Melissa Labahn

Municipal Recording Clerk

Jim Heinitz

Mayor

Published at an approximate cost of $208.51.

Feb. 16, 2022

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City of Brandon

 

____ Advertisement ____ 

____ for bids ____

Owner: City of Brandon, South Dakota

Owner’s Address: 304 South Main Avenue

Brandon, SD 57005

Project:  West Side Sanitary Sewer Extension

Brandon, South Dakota

Sealed BIDS for the construction of the West Side Sanitary Sewer Extension will be received by the City of Brandon at City Hall at 304 South Main Avenue, PO Box 95, Brandon, SD 57005, before 10:00 A.M. local time March 1, 2022, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.  Bids will be acted upon by the Owner at a later time.  The Project shall consist of the following work and approximate quantities and kinds of materials:

780 LF of 8” PVC Sanitary Sewer 

1,130 LF of 10” PVC Sanitary Sewer

2,600 LF of 12” PVC Sanitary Sewer

3,500 LF of 15” PVC Sanitary Sewer

110 LF of 16” Steel Casing (Trenchless)

170 LF of 24” Steel Casing (Trenchless)

24 EA 48” Sanitary Sewer Manholes

3,400 TON of Gravel Surfacing

Along with RCP culverts, minor storm sewer and street reconstruction, grading, seeding, and site restoration.

The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations:

City of Brandon

304 South Main Avenue

Brandon, SD 57005

DGR Engineering

2909 East 57th Street

Suite 101

Sioux Falls, SD 57108

Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.questcdn.com.  You may download the digital plan documents for $20.00 by inputting Quest project #8127725 on the website’s Project Search page.  Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.  An optional paper set of the proposal forms and specifications for individual use may be obtained from the office of the Engineer, DGR Engineering, 2909 East 57th Street, Suite 101, Sioux Falls, SD 57108, telephone 605-339-4157, Fax 605-339-4175, e-mail: dgr@dgr.com.  Resident South Dakota contractors who intend, in good faith, to bid upon this project may obtain a paper set of these documents free of charge.  Non-resident contractors may receive these documents upon payment of $200.00, none of which is refundable. All proposals shall be made on forms provided by the Engineer.

Construction Services in South Dakota are subject to tax under SDCL 10-46A.  Contractors shall include the applicable tax in their bid price for each item of work.  Tax questions should be directed to the South Dakota Department of Revenue at 800-829-9188.

Each bid must be accompanied by bid security payable to the Owner for five (5%) percent of the total amount of the Bid as a certified or bank check issued by a State or National bank or ten percent (10%) as a bidder’s bond.  

With submittal of a Bid, the Contractor represents that he has visited the site, familiarized himself with the local conditions under which the work is to be performed, and correlated his observations with the requirements of the Contract Documents.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to accept any bid.  Contractor’s Proposals shall hold firm for thirty (30) days from the date of opening.  Mutually agreed upon extensions of time may be made, if necessary.

City of Brandon

By /s/                                                                       

Bryan Read, City Administrator

Publication Dates:  February 16th, 2022 and February 23rd, 2022

Published twice at an approximate cost of $64.51.

Feb. 16 & 23, 2022

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City of Brandon

 

____ Notice to Bidders ___

Pressure Reducing Valve Installation

Brandon, South Dakota

Sealed bids will be received by the City of Brandon, South Dakota, at City Hall at 304 Main Avenue, P.O. Box 95, Brandon South Dakota 57005 until 2:00pm, local time, March 1, 2022, and then will be publicly opened at 308 Main Avenue and read immediately thereafter.

The project generally consists of furnishing and installing approximately 470 new water pressure reducing valves in the City of Brandon.

Bidding documents may be examined at:

City of Brandon

304 Main Avenue

Brandon, SD 57005

(605) 582-6515

Upon request, a bidder who intends, in good faith, to bid upon the project, one paper copy of the bidding documents will be furnished at no charge.

Bid shall be submitted on the prescribed form. Bids will be rejected if they show any conditions or uncalled for alternative bids. All bids shall be on the basis of cash payment according to the terms of the bidding documents.

The submittal of the Bid will constitute an incontrovertible representation by Bidder that the Bidder has examined carefully the bidding documents, visited the site, is familiar with the local conditions under which the work is to be performed, and correlated bidder’s observation with the requirements of the bidding documents. 

Each bid shall be accompanied by a Bid Security as specified in the bidding documents. Successful bidder shall begin the Work on receipt of the Notice to Proceed and shall complete the Work within the Contract Time.

The City of Brandon reserves the right to retain the bid security of the three lowest bidders for a period not to exceed 30 days after the date and time set for opening of the bids. The City of Brandon reserves the right to reject any and all bids or any parts thereof.

Tami Jansma

City Engineer, City of Brandon

Publish: February 16, 2022

February 23, 2022

Published twice at an approximate cost of $36.86.

Feb. 16 & 23, 2022

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City of Brandon

 

___ Notice of Hearing ___

__ for cONDITIONAL USE __

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing will be held by the Brandon Planning and Zoning Commission on the 3rd day of March, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. at the Brandon Council Chambers, 308 S. Main Avenue, Brandon, South Dakota;

This hearing will be conducted to consider granting a CONDITIONAL USE to the Zoning Regulations allowing for the following:

Medical Cannabis Establishment - Cultivation

The legal description and property address is:

Lot 2 Brandon Wood Preserving Addition 

(801 N. 9th Avenue, Building 3, Unit C)

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that any interested person or their attorney or representative may appear and be heard.

Dated this 11th day of February, 2022

Chairman 

Planning & Zoning Commission

Published: February 16, 2022

Published at an approximate cost of $10.24.

Feb. 16, 2022

 

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City of Valley Springs

_________ Minutes _________

REGULAR SESSION

FEBRUARY 8TH, 2022

CALL TO ORDER

The Commissioners of the City of Valley Springs met in regular session on Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 at 6:00pm in the VS American Legion. Mayor Carl Moss presided. Answering roll call were Commissioners Dean Helgeson, Brian Staeffler, Lynn Schmitt and Sandy Severtson. Also present was Finance Officer Samantha Boyer, Public Works Director Blaine Eilts, City Attorney Patrick Glover. Motion by Helgeson to approve the January 11th, 2022 Posted Agenda. Staeffler seconded the motion. Motion carried, all voted aye.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Motion by Helgeson to approve the February 8th, 2022 Proposed Agenda. Schmitt seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.

APPROVAL OF JANUARY 11TH, 2022 MINUTES

Motion by Staeffler to approve the January 11th, 2022 minutes as presented. Severtson seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.

APPROVAL OF JANUARY CLAIMS AND PAYROLL

Motion by Helgeson to approve the January 2022 claims & payroll as presented in the amount of $116,373.37. Schmidt seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.

APPROVAL OF CASH REPORT

Motion by Schmidt to approve the January cash report. Helgeson seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Our text alerts for snow removal are appreciated by residents.

A resident asked when the fence will be moved. The Mayor said it will be moved in the spring. 

We were asked if we are planning on cleaning up our city before Automania, as in- cars in yards, trash being picked up, and things hanging off of houses, per our ordinances. Patrick, our attorney said it’s typically a neighbor that’ll make a complaint to City Hall, then City Hall will deal with it. If any resident has a complaint, they can file it with City Hall. A clean-up day in the spring was suggested. 

Are we going to re-strip up and down Broadway in the near future? Blaine said patch works need to be done before we could re-strip. Patch work is not scheduled at the time.

CITY ENGINEER REPORT

 

No report

OLD BUSINESS

Closing City Hall for inclement weather- Motion by Helgeson to approve if school closes early for inclement weather, Samantha closes City Hall and goes home. Schmidt seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carred.

Closing City Hall for Holidays- Motion by Severtson to approve mirroring the state recognized holidays and taking out floating holiday out of our handbook. Staeffler seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motioned carried. 

NEW BUSINESS

Gravel at intersections during winter storms- Blaine is sanding at every intersection. He did say with the rain storm we got in December, it diluted the salt in sand pile so it’s not as effective. He will make sure he continues to put gravel at every intersection.

Cleaning sidewalks at City Hall during winter- we received a complaint about sidewalks not being cleaned while it’s snowing. Blaine said he will make sure to keep up on shoveling at City Hall.

2022 Minnehaha County Sheriff’s contract- Motion by Severtson to approve the contract in the amount of $42,270.80 for 22 hours per week. Helgeson seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.

Local board of equalization meeting dates- Motion by Severtson to approve meeting on March 21st and March 22nd as an alternative date. Staeffler seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.

2022 Salaries Resolution- Motion by Schmidt to approve. Helgeson seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.

Abatement for 112 Lynx St.- Motion by Helgeson to approve abatement for 112 Lynx St. in the amount of $849.18. Staeffler seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.

PUBLIC WORKS REPORT

Maintenance Employee Blaine Eilts presented his monthly report. Items included: Blaine gave an update on the grant process for the west siren. He has applied for the grant, the grant process takes about 15 months. 

Acso called Blaine to ask about renting our tree dump for $200/month for Brandon tree removal project they are hoping to get. Could be several months long. A motion was made by Schmidt to approve $1,000/month for the first 4 months then it goes up to $2,000/month. That amount starts as soon as the 1st tree or chip pile gets there. Staeffler seconded the motion. All voting yes. Blaine will update ASCO on our terms. If they still want to continue, Patrick, our City Attorney will help get an agreement put together. Motion carried.

Blaine let the board members know he has been summoned for Jury Duty. Since he is the only full time maintenance employee for Valley Springs, he might not have to do it. He will look in to it and let the board members know. 

FINANCE OFFICER REPORT

All city invoices are caught up and water bills are straightened out. First month of being Finance Officer is going great.

CITY ATTORNEY REPORT

Patrick gave an update on the Street Dance for Automania. Per ordinance 4.0201- if the city council approves the application for a license to operate a public dance, the applicant shall pay a fee of $50.00. A one- night dance license fee of $10.00 is also required. Applicant must have license at least 30 days before the event. Public dance shall be conducted by a non-profit organizations only. Applicant must show liability insurance. 

City Council will approve when and where open containers are allowed the night of Automania. 

During the street dance, anyone under the age of 16 years old must be accompanied by his or her parent or legal guardian.

COMMISSIONER REPORT

A motion by Severtson to approve $1,000.00 credit limits for Credit Cards for Samantha- Finance Officer, Blaine- Public Works & Carl- Mayor. Helgeson seconded the motion. All voting yes. 

All receipts need to be turned in for everything charged to the card. Helgeson amends the 1st motion. Schmidt seconded the amended motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.

ADJOURN

There being no further business before the Commission, Staeffler made a motion to adjourn at 7:15pm. Helgeson seconded the motion. Motion carried, all voting aye. The next regular meeting of the Valley Springs City Commission will be March 8th, 2022 at 6:00pm in the Valley Springs American Legion, 615 Broadway Avenue.

Samantha Boyer, Finance Officer

Carl Moss, Mayor

January 2022, Payables,

A & B Business Solutions, $112.00, 1/21-2/20 Contract; A & B Business Solutions, $112.32, 11/21-12/20 Contract; Alliance Communication, $233.00, January Phone/Internet; Alliance Communication, $245.00, February Phone/Interest; Banyon Data Systems, $3,269.00, Support & UB Module; Bob’s Lock & Key, $291.92, Re-Key City Hall; Brandon Ace Hardware, $36.96, Maintenance Supplies; BV School District, $140.67, December Fuel; BV School District, $114.73, January Fuel; BV Chamber of Commerce, $250.00, Membership dues; BV Journal, $134.10, Public Notices; Concrete Materials, $22,196.95, Repairs by elementary school & Dunham; Core & Main, $650.00, Water Maintenance; Culligan, $27.50, Drinking water; Delta Dental, $44.00, Dental Premium; Denise Hanson, $457.59, PO Consuling EOM & EOY; DMI Diesel Machinery, $158.46, Maintenance Supplies; EFPTS, $1,842.22, January PR Taxes; EFPTS, $1,110.04, December PR Taxes; EFPTS, $2,078.60, December PR Taxes; Elan Financial, $678.26, Supplies; GCC Tech, $664.90, IT Support & Monitor Set-up; Geotek, $1,538.50, Street/Utility Improvements; GovOffice, $220.00, Domain name; Grainger, $247.49, City Maintenance; Hawkins, $2,205.51, Water Supplies; HDR Engineering, $18,413.93, Street & Utility Improvement; Heiman, $470.00, Fire Extinguishers; HPSD, $40.08, December Health Insurance Premiums; HPSD, $1,706.82, February Health Insurance Premiums; Manley Tire, $689.18, Tires & Alignment for truck; Marv’s, $34.00, December Trash; Marv’s, $34.00, January Trash; McLeod’s, $81.67, Election Supplies; Med-Star, $7,500.00, 2022 Services; Menards, $161.53, Maintenance Supplies; Midamerican Energy, $769.46, December Gas Charges; Midamerican Energy, $948.32, January Gas Charges; Monarch Sales, $116.75, Employee Uniform; One Call Systems, $42.56, Oct-Dec Message Fees; Sandy Severtson, $1,670.25, FO Consulting; Sensaphone, $71.40, Renewal Fees; Runnings, $1.39, Shop Supplies; SD Dept of AG. & Nat. Resources, $750.00, 2022 Waste Water Fee; SD Dept of Labor- Unemployment, $8.89, Quarterly Unemployment; SD Public Health Laboratory, $28.00, Water tests; SD Human Resourse Association,  $40.00, 2022 Dues; SD Human Resourse Association, $25.00, 2022 Dues; SD Municipal League, $1,377.00, Payroll Software; SD Public Assurance Alliance, $9,840.66, Renewal Fees; SD Retirement System, $791.27, January Retirement;  SDLM Worker’s Comp Fund, $3,362.00, 2022 Work Comp Renewal; Sioux Falls Humane Society, $182.83, Nov & Dec Services; Sioux Metro, $1,825.00, Membership dues; Sioux Valley Energy, $5,796.97, Dec & Jan Electricity; Staples, $28.52, Office Supplies; Sturdevant’s, $78.13, Maintenance Supplies; U Drive Technology, $200.96, Oct-Jan Services; USA Bluebook, $777.21, Maintenance Supplies; Verizon Wireless, $92.74, Maintenance Phone; Valley Springs Farmers Coop, $488.81, January Fuel;  $97,505.05;

Payroll

Blaine Eilts, $1,497.08, 12/2/21 Payroll; Ginger Miller, $903.21, 12/2/21 Payroll; Jay Lunstra, $642.24, 12/2/21 Payroll; Linda Hunnell, $393.05, 12/2/21 Payroll; Romario Rodriguez, $66.48, 12/2/21 Payroll; Sandra Namanny, $215.79, 12/2/21 Payroll; Blaine Eilts, $1,484.22, 12/17/21 Payroll; Jay Lunstra, $520.63, 12/17/21 Payroll; Linda Hunnell, $148.77, 12/17/21 Payroll; Sandra Namanny, $460.34, 12/17/21 Payroll; Blaine Eilts, $1,560.31, 12/30/21 Payroll; Jay Lunstra, $475.03,  12/30/21 Payroll; Sandra Namanny, $535.54, 12/30/21 Payroll; Blaine Eilts, $813.35, Paid out vacation time; Brian  Staeffler, $323.23, 12/31/21 Payroll; Carl Moss, $380.95, 12/31/21 Payroll; Dean Helgeson, $263.19, 12/31/21 Payroll; Lynn Schmidt, $263.20, 12/31/21 Payroll; Sandy Severtson, $263.20, 12/31/21 Payroll; Samantha Boyer, $461.97, 01/14/22 Payroll; Sandra Namanny, $807.03, 01/14/22 Payroll; Blaine Eilts, $1,556.40, 01/14/22 Payroll; Jay Lunstra, $494.02, 01/14/22 Payroll; Samantha Boyer, $1,473.35, 01/28/22 Payroll; Sandra Namanny, $764.23, 01/28/22 Payroll; Blaine Eilts, $1,630.29, 01/28/22 Payroll; Jay Lunstra, $471.22, 01/28/22 Payroll;  $18,868.32;

Published at an approximate cost of $92.74.

Feb. 16, 2022

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Split Rock Township

__________ Notice __________

OF ANNUAL MEETING AND CANDIDATES FOR OFFICES

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to SDCL 8-3-1, the Annual Meeting of the electors of Split Rock Township in Minnehaha County, South Dakota will be held at the Split Rock Township Volunteer Fire Department Fire Station located at 7201 East Arrowhead Parkway, in Split Rock Township, Minnehaha County, South Dakota beginning at 7:00 p.m on Tuesday, the 1st day of March, 2022. The purpose of the Annual Meeting is to elect township officers, to approve the township levy and budget, and for any other matters which may properly come before the Board of

Supervisors.

Nominating Petitions were received by the deadline as follows: Todd Egge for one position as Township Supervisor, Pam Kolseth for Township Clerk, and Kevin Callies for Township Treasurer. Dated this 6 th day of February, 2022.

/s/ Pam Kolseth

Split Rock Township Clerk

Minnehaha County, SD

Published twice at an approximate cost of $18.43.

Feb. 9 & 16, 2022

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Brandon Township

__________ Notice __________

ANNUAL TOWNSHIP MEETING NOTICE

The Citizens of the Township of Brandon Township in the County of Minnehaha County, South Dakota and who are qualified to vote at Township elections, are hereby notified that the Annual Township Meeting for said Township will be held at Brandon Township Hall 25993 482nd Ave in Corson, SD, on TUESDAY, the 1st day of March 2022, at 7:00pm, for the following purposes:

To elect one Supervisor for the term of three years; one Township Clerk, one Treasurer, each for the term of one year; discuss township business of funding emergency services, railroad crossing at 259th Street , weed control & mowing, snow removal, culvert policy and any other business proposed to be done by the public at said meeting when convened.

Given under my hand this 16 day of February 2022, Elizabeth Aaker Township Clerk

Please find out more at www.BrandonTownshipSD.com

Dated this 16th day of February, 2022.

Published twice at the approximate cost of $19.01.

Feb. 16 & 23, 2022 

 

Valley Springs

 Township

__________ Notice __________

Notice of Annual Township Meeting

The citizens of the Township of Valley Springs, in the County of Minnehaha, South Dakota, and who are qualified to vote at general elections, are hereby notified that the Annual Township Meeting for said Township will be held at the Valley Springs Fire Station in said Township, on Tuesday, the 1st day of March next, at 7:00 pm of the said day, for the following purposes:  

To elect One Supervisor, One Township Clerk, One Township Treasurer, One Constable, and do any other business proper to be done at said meeting when convened.  In case of inclement weather, the annual meeting will be held one week later on March 8th .

Given under my hand this 10th day February, 2022.

Glen Scott, Clerk 

Published twice at the approximate cost of $15.55.

Feb. 16 & 23, 2022

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1404 E. Cedar St.
Brandon, SD 57005
(605) 582-9999

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