Legals: March 16, 2022

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Brandon Valley Board of education

_____ Notice of audit _____

Notice is hereby given that the records and books of accounts of Brandon Valley School District No. 49-2 of Brandon, South Dakota have been audited by Quam, Berglin & Post, P.C., for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021.  A detailed report thereon is available for public inspection, during normal business hours, at the business office of the School District, and also available at the Department of Legislative Audit in Pierre, South Dakota or on the Department of Legislative Audit website at http://legislativeaudit.sd.gov/Reports/reports_all.htm.

This notice is published in compliance with the provisions of SDCL 4-11-7.2 Quam, Berglin & Post, P.C.

Published twice at the approximate cost of $12.67

Mar. 9 & 16, 2022

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Brandon Valley Board of education

 

___ Notice of VACANCY ___

Brandon Valley School District 49-2

The following School Board positions will become vacant due to the expiration of the present terms of office of the following school board members:

1) Board Member – 3 year term

2) Board Member – 3 year term

Circulation of nominating petitions may begin on April 7, 2022 and petitions may be filed in the office of the Business Manager located at 300 S. Splitrock Blvd., Brandon, South Dakota between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. central daylight savings time not later than May 13, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. or mailed by registered mail not later than May 13, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Paul J. Lundberg

Business Manager

Published twice at the approximate cost of $14.40

Mar. 16 & 23, 2022

 

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Brandon Township

__________ Notice __________

Notice of Meeting of Local Equalization Board

SDCL 10-11-13 for Brandon Township 

Notice is hereby given that the governing body, sitting as a Review Board of Equalization for Brandon Township, Minnehaha County, SD will meet at the Mighty Corson Art Players Building at 25993 482nd Ave, Brandon, SD 57005 in said taxing jurisdiction on the 15th day of March, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of reviewing and correcting the assessment of said taxing district for the year 2020. 

All persons considering themselves aggrieved by said assessment, are required to notify the clerk of the local board by written notice no later than March 11, 2021 of their intention to appeal their assessment.

Elizabeth Aaker 2215 E Redwood Blvd Brandon, SD 57005

Brandon Township Clerk 

Dated February 24, 2021

Published at the approximate cost of $9.28

Mar. 16, 2022

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CIty of Valley Springs

___ Notice of Deadline ___

Voter registration for the Municipal Election to be held on April 12, 2022 will close on March 28, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. 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) 367-4220.

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 .

Any voter who needs assistance, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may contact the county auditor for information and special assistance in voter registration.

Samantha Boyer

Finance Officer

City of Valley Springs

Published twice at the approximate cost of $19.58

Mar. 9 & 16, 2022

 

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CIty of Valley Springs

___ Notice of  ___

___ Public HEARING  ___

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing will be held by the Valley Springs Board of Commissioners on the 28th day of March, 2022 at 6:00 PM in the Valley Springs Legion, 615 Broadway Avenue, Valley Springs, South Dakota, to consider the approval of the Final Plat for the following described property:

Plat of Lots 1-12 in Block 1 of Valley View Addition

City of Valley Springs, Minnehaha County, South Dakota.

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

Dated this 14th day of March, 2022.

Carl Moss

Mayor

Samantha Boyer

Finance Officer

City of Valley Springs, SD

Published at the approximate cost of $8.64

Mar. 16, 2022

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CIty of Valley Springs

 

_________ Minutes _________

REGULAR SESSION

MARCH 8TH, 2022

CALL TO ORDER

The Commissioners of the City of Valley Springs met in regular session on Tuesday, March 8th, 2022 at 6:00pm in the VS American Legion. Mayor Carl Moss called the meeting to order at 6:00pm. Answering roll call were Commissioners Dean Helgeson, Brian Staeffler and Sandy Severtson. Also present was Finance Officer Samantha Boyer, Public Works Director Blaine Eilts, City Attorney Patrick Glover and City Engineer Gabe Laber. 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

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

APPROVAL OF FEBRUARY 8TH, 2022 MINUTES

Motion by Helgeson to approve the February 8th, 2022 minutes as presented. Severtson seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.

APPROVAL OF FEBRUARY CLAIMS AND PAYROLL

Motion by Staeffler to approve the February 2022 claims & payroll as presented in the amount of $28,711.59. Helgeson seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.

APPROVAL OF CASH REPORT

Motion by Staeffler to approve the February cash report. Severtson seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.

PUBLIC COMMENT

We had a resident with a concern about the monument on Broadway. They will go to SD Historical Society to see what they can do.

Automania was discussed.

CITY ENGINEER REPORT

Our City Engineer went over a packet for Water Distribution and Well Improvements. The council motioned last night to move forward with the water distribution improvements to include the well house and treatment.  The total project cost estimate is $3,605,000. This project over all will improve the quality of water and help extend the life of the distribution system.

OLD BUSINESS

a) We did not get approved for the Transportation Alternatives grant. We were recommended to apply again in the future. I am going to ask when we can re-apply. Mayor Moss will reach out to see how much it would cost the City to put in a sidewalk. 

b) Revised- 2022 Salaries Resolution- Motion by Severtson to approve. Helgeson seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS

a) Aaron Larsen is possibly purchasing property south of town and was wondering what he needs to do to get sewer out to his property. He was informed if he builds within city limits, he would need to have city water & sewer. He was also informed he would need to go to a Planning & Zoning meeting to talk to them about it first, then the commissions would be the next step. I will set up a Planning & Zoning meeting.

b) Samantha asked if we should move some of our money is saving to a CD. We are currently getting .01% Interest on our savings account. Samantha presented the current interest rates for a CD to the commissioners. They want to wait until we know more about our next project.

c) A motion was made by Severtson to approve the maintenance shop get a new computer. Helgeson seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.

d) The 1st Reading of Ordinance No. 358 was held.

e) The 1st Reading of Ordinance No. 359 was held.

f) A motion was made by Severtson to approve the Letter of Engagement from Finstad to do our Annual Report. Staeffler seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.

g) A motion was made to appoint Blaine Eilts as Zoning Administrator. Severtson seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried

h) Re-Appoint Planning & Zoning members for another 2 year term each. Mike Langner, Brad Top, Allen Severtson, Ron Kuipers, Scott Stegenga, Matt Wingert & Blaine Eilts. A motion was made by Helgeson to approve the Planning & Zoning members. Staeffler seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.

i) Samantha brought a new Fire Department Roster. Severtson made a motion to approve the roster. Helgeson seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.  

PUBLIC WORKS REPORT

City Maintenance Supervisor Blaine gave his monthly maintenance report. Blaine asked the commissioners if they would like to sign up for SDWARN. They would provide access to specialized resources needed to respond to emergencies that disrupt water and/or wastewater systems. It is no cost to us. Staeffler made a motion to approve signing up for SDWARN. Helgeson seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried.

Blaine presented a few bids for patch jobs that need to be done on Broadway & Southside. Our City Engineer said he will reach out to ASCO to see if we can get added to a bid from a different city.

FINANCE OFFICER REPORT

Samantha reminded the commissioners about the Equalization Meeting on March 21st. Samantha also let everyone know there will be an election this year on April 12th. April 12th is when our monthly commissioners meeting would be. We decided on April 19th for our next meeting.

CITY ATTORNEY REPORT

No Report

COMMISSIONER REPORT

Staeffler informed us of Swimming Lessons on June 6th- June 16th. Helgeson made a motion to approve getting a bus driver for swimming lessons. Severtson seconded the motion. All voting yes. Motion carried

ADJOURN

There being no further business before the Commission, Staeffler made a motion to adjourn at 7:57pm. Severtson seconded the motion. Motion carried, all voting aye. The next regular meeting of the Valley Springs City Commission will be April 19th, 2022 at 6:00pm in the Valley Springs American Legion, 615 Broadway Avenue.

Samantha Boyer, Finance Officer 

Carl Moss, Mayor

February 2022 Payables

A & B Business Solutions, $112.32, 1/21-2/20 Contract; Alliance Communication, $245.00, February Phone/Internet; Banyon Data Systems, $400.00, Training; Blue Valley Public Safety, $1,935.00, Repairs on weather siren; Brandon Ace Hardware, $58.14, Maintenance Supplies; BV School District, $94.85, February Fuel; BV Journal, $92.74, Public Notices; Dakota Stump Removal, $400.00, Stump Removal ; EFPTS, $969.83, February 11th payroll taxes; EFPTS, $958.93, February 25th payroll taxes; Elan Financial, $876.72, Supplies; GCC Tech, $364.44, Computer supplies & IT Support; GCC Tech, $80.91, IT Support; Hawkins, $10.00, Water Supplies; HDR Engineering, $1,520.00, Street & Utility Improvements; HDR Engineering, $907.50, Street & Utility Improvements; HPSD, $1,706.82, March Health Insurance Premiums; J.P. Cooke, $62.50, 2022 Dog tags; Mac’s, $30.27, Maintenance Supplies; Marv’s, $34.00, February trash; McKinney Olson Insurance, $50.00, Notary Bond; Meierhenry Sargent, $825.00, Nov-Jan Legal fees; Menards, $147.43, Maintenance Supplies; Menards, $134.69, Maintenance Supplies; Midamerican Energy, $948.32, February gas charges; Performance Press, $129.80, Building permits; Runnings, $57.46, Shop supplies; Sandy Severtson, $896.75, February FO Consulting; SD Government FO’s , $40.00, Membershop dues; SD Retirement, $906.48, February retirement; SD Secretary of State, $30.00, Notary filing fee; Sioux Falls Humane Society, $61.82, Services; Sioux Valley Energy, $3,685.07, February electricity; Staples, $289.21, Office Supplies; Sturdevant’s, $111.54, Maintenance Supplies; Thompson, $1,147.96, Repairs on weather siren; U Drive Technology, $69.76, February services; Verizon Wireless, $92.65, Maintenance phone; $20,483.91

Payroll

Samantha Boyer, $1,459.89, 2/11/22 Payroll; Blaine Eilts, $1,518.39, 2/11/22 Payroll; Jay Lunstra, $488.71, 2/11/22 Payroll; Sandy Namanny, $682.03, 2/11/22 Payroll; Samantha Boyer, $1,554.15, 2/25/22 Payroll; Blaine Eilts, $1,617.64, 2/25/22Payroll; Jay Lunstra, $494.02, 2/25/22Payroll; Sandy Namanny, $412.85, 2/25/22 Payroll; $8,227.68

Published at the approximate cost of $69.41

Mar. 16, 2022

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CIty of Valley Springs

 

___ Notice of  ___

___ Public HEARING  ___

Notice is hereby given that the City of Valley Springs will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 regarding the Drinking Water Improvements project. The purpose of the public hearing is to discuss the proposed project, the proposed financing, and the source of repayment for any loans. The public is invited to attend and comment on the project.

The City expects to apply for approximately $3,605,000 for the Drinking Water Improvements Project.

The City is seeking project funding from the Board of Water and Natural Resources for the drinking water improvements. The funds could be a grant and/or a loan from the Drinking Water State Revolving Funds (SRF) Program. The expected Drinking Water SRF loan terms are 2.125 percent for 30 years, and the Board of Water and Natural Resources may forgive all or a portion of the loan principal.  

This public hearing will be held at the following time, date, and location:

6:00 PM

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Valley Springs American Legion 

Club

615 Broadway Ave.

Valley Springs, SD 57068

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you need special assistance to participate in this hearing, please contact the Samantha Boyer at (605) 757-6555. Anyone who is deaf, hard-of-hearing or speech-disabled may utilize Relay South Dakota at (800) 877-1113 (TTY/Voice).  Notification 48 hours prior to the hearing will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this hearing.

Samantha Boyer

Finance Officer, City of Valley Springs

Published at the approximate cost of $17.28

Mar. 16, 2022

 

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City of Brandon

____ Advertisement ____ 

____ for bids ____

SECTION 00 11 13 - ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed bids for the construction of the Brandon WTP Expansion for the City of Brandon, South Dakota, will be received at City Hall (304 S Main Ave, Brandon, SD 57005) until 2:00 PM, local time, April 11, 2022, and then will be publicly opened at 308 Main Avenue and read immediately thereafter.

Bids can be mailed to:

Tami Jansma, City Engineer

City of Brandon

304 S Main Ave PO Box 95

City of Brandon, SD 57005

The Work shall be completed under one Contract and consists of all labor, skill and materials required to properly construct the Project.  The Project generally consists of the following primary components:

Contract No. 1 – Brandon WTP Expansion

Water Treatment Plant: Construction consisting of expanding the existing Brandon Water Treatment Plant to a capacity of 5.8 MGD. Treatment strategies within the water treatment plant include aeration, detention, gravity filtration, disinfection, and reverse osmosis. 

Site Work: Generally includes site piping (process piping, sanitary piping, distribution piping, etc.), concrete paving, and landscaping.

Mechanical Work: Generally includes HVAC and other mechanical equipment and associated ductwork; electric heating; compressed air system and air distribution piping; sump pumps, water heaters, dehumidifiers, domestic plumbing, sanitary system construction, and other related mechanical system appurtenances.

Electrical Work: Generally includes all electrical construction associated with the expansion of the Water Treatment Plant. Work at the facility includes power supply; motor control centers; variable frequency drives; high and low voltage power and wiring; diesel generator and associated switchgear; lighting; control wiring; control panel construction; radio telemetry; and related Work. Bidder will not provide control system programming.

A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held for all prospective Bidders at the Brandon City Hall (304 S Main Ave, Brandon, SD 57005), followed by a project site walk-through, on Tuesday, March 29th , 2022 at 10:00 AM, at which time the Owner’s Representative, Bidders, and Subcontractors will discuss the project. Bidders are required to attend the pre-bid conference.

The Contractor shall have the following minimum qualifications:  The successful completion of not less than two (2) municipal water treatment system infrastructure projects, each with a rated capacity of not less than two (2) million gallons per day, within five (5) years prior to the date of bid opening.  The water treatment system infrastructure experience must include construction of water retaining concrete basins (constructed both above and below grade) and the installation of process equipment, pumps, process piping, valves, meters, chemical feed systems, and ancillary appurtenances.  The Contractor must demonstrate having self-performed not less than 25 percent of the labor on the qualifying projects.  Wastewater system infrastructure experience shall be considered acceptable only if it meets the above referenced established criteria.  Responsible Contractor Certification Form and Bidder Qualifications Form are required to be submitted with Bid.

Bidding Requirements: Each Bid shall be accompanied by a Bidder’s Bond executed by the Bidder as principal and by a surety company authorized to do business in the State of South Dakota, payable to the City of Brandon, in a sum equal to five (5) percent of the full amount of the Bid.  This is to serve as a guarantee that the Bidder will enter into a Contract within 15 days of Notice of Award in accordance with the terms of the principal’s Bond and a contractor’s Bond as required by law and the regulations and determinations of the governing board for the performances of such Work.  Only Bids that are accompanied by such a Bond will be considered.  Bidder must be licensed for the full amount of the Bid.  No Bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the above provisions as to bond and license.

Based on the “Build America, Buy America” provisions of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and E.O. 14005 which provide that, as appropriate and to the extent consistent with law, a preference will be provided to Contractors for the purchase, acquisition, or use of goods, products, or materials produced in the United States (including  but not limited to iron, aluminum, steel, cement, and other manufactured products.) The Contractor shall provide documentation of their efforts to meet the provisions of “Build America, Buy America” upon request.

Bidding Documents: Complete digital Project Bidding Documents are available at www.AE2S.com or www.questcdn.com.  You may download the digital Bidding Documents by inputting Quest project # 8129861 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.  Copies of the Plans and Specifications and other Bidding and Contract Documents may be obtained from Advanced Engineering and Environmental Services, LLC (AE2S) , 2401 West Trevi Place, Suite 100, Sioux Falls, SD 57108.  A $750.00 non-refundable fee is required for plans and specifications for requests outside the State of South Dakota.

All Bids will be made on the basis of cash payment for such Work.  The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, waive any informalities in the Bids received, and further reserves the right to award the Contract in the best interest of the Owner.  The Owner reserves the right to hold the three (3) lowest Bids for a period not to exceed thirty (30) days after the date of Bid opening.

The Work shall be substantially completed by 04/30/2024 and shall be completed and ready for final payment on or before 08/30/2024.

Dated this 16th day of March, 2022.

Published twice at the approximate cost of $102.53

Mar. 16 & 23, 2022

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City of BrandoN

 

___ Briefing Meeting ___

______ Minutes ______

The Brandon City Council met in a briefing session at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2022, at the Council Chambers at 308 S Main Avenue, Brandon, South Dakota.  Present were Dana Clark, 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; Golf Course Manager, Andrew Bauer; Park Superintendent, Devin Coughlin and Police Chief, Jamie Steffel.  Absent: Vickie David.

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

At 6:02 p.m., hearing no further business, the meeting adjourned.

Christina Smith

Municipal Finance Officer  

Jim Heinitz

Mayor

Published at the approximate cost of $8.64

Mar. 16, 2022

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City of BrandoN

 

_________ Minutes _________

The Brandon City Council met in regular session at 6:00 p.m. on March 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 Smith;  City Attorney, Lisa Marso; City Engineer, Tami Jansma;  Police Chief, Jamie Steffel;  Golf Course Manager, Andrew Bauer and Public Works Director, Rollie Hoeke.

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

Alderman Kull moved Alderwoman Fish seconded to approve the minutes of the February 17, 2022 briefing meeting; the minutes of the February 22, 2022 regular meeting and the minutes of the February 28, 2022 special meeting.  Motion carried.

Alderwoman Fish moved Alderwoman Clark seconded to approve the following claims. Motion carried.

VENDOR DESCRIPTION AMOUNT 

Alternative HR Development, Professional Services, 3,944.00; Axon Enterprises Supplies 209.65; Blaine’s, Repairs, 92.90; Brandon Lumber Company Supplies 971.29 ; Brandon Plumbing and Heating, Hired Repairs 414.29; Brandon Valley Media Group, Publications 693.71; Brandon Valley School District, Fuel 4,318.52; C&R Supply Supplies 43.50; City of Sioux Falls 2021 SDC Costs/Pretreatments 234,035.00; Corson Village Sanitary District, Water/Sewer 817.31; Crescent Electric Supply, Supplies 305.68; Culligan Water Conditioning, Utilities 71.05; Dakota Fluid Power Supplies 46.68; Delta Dental Benefits 3,321.40 ; Dennis Supply Company Repairs, 85.14 ; DGR Engineering Professional Services 80,310.20; Fastenal, Supplies, 152.56; Ferguson Waterworks Meters 32,466.55; Fleetpride Repairs 116.16; Gillespie Outdoor Power Equipment Repairs 128.94; Grainger, Supplies 46.68; Hach Company Supplies 183.58; Hawkins Water Treatment Chemicals 2,143.77; HDR Engineering Professional Services 3,116.25; Infrastructure Design Group, Improvements 17,286.17; Jack’s Uniform & Equipment, Clothing Supplies 683.74; Lawson Products Supplies 203.77; Line-X of Sioux Falls Professional Services 555.00; Locators and Supplies Clothing Supplies 1,198.68; MED Star Paramedic Ambulance, Ambulance Contract, 8,333.34; Metroquip Repairs, 142.00; Midstates Clothing Supplies 11.78; Minnehaha Community Water Corp Utilities 94.50; North American Truck & Trailer, Supplies, 75.11; North Central Insurance Notary Fees 50.00; Palisades Oil Fuel 1,738.80; Palisades Propane Utilities 873.63; Pitney Bowes  Quarterly Lease 181.23; PS Garage Doors of South Dakota, Garage Belt Replacement 724.00; SD Department of Health, Water Testing 163.00; SD Licensed Beverage Dealers & Gaming Association 2022 Yearly Dues 100.00; SD-DENR/Water Rights Program, Fees 500.00; Sioux Valley Energy Utilities 34,268.02 ; Soukup Construction Tree Grinding 4,338.02; Southeast Area Finance Officers Group 2022 Dues 80.00; Stockwell Engineers Equipment, 13,438.36; Titan/Productivity Account, Supplies 768.00; Ulteig Professional Services, 9,725.24; Verizon Wireless Utilities 493.88; VFW Post 4726 - Brandon, Flag Replacement 556.56; Vogel Motors Hired Repairs 496.00; Xcel Energy Utilities 7,143.18; Zimco Supply Supplies 11,005.00; Alliance Communications, Utilities 2,614.33; Brandon Ace Hardware, Supplies/Misc. 4,818.39; Sioux Falls Utilities Utilities, 109,315.59; Innovative Office Solutions, Supplies, 120.04; Security 1st Bank 2019 Fire Station Loan 30,911.84; First Nation Bank Trust Department 2018 Golf Course Equipment Loan 1,124.98; First Nation Bank Trust Department 2006 Conference Center , 53,459.46; First Nation Bank Trust Department 2007 Holly Reconstruction Project, 97,631.17; City Administration, March 3, 2022 Payroll       3,737.41; Finance Officer, March 3, 2022 Payroll, 5,661.87; Government Buildings, March 3, 2022 Payroll, 64.64; Engineer, March 3, 2022 Payroll, 2,343.19; Police, March 3, 2022 Payroll, 29,758.70; Building Inspections, March 3, 2022 Payroll, 3,484.30; Street Department, March 3, 2022 Payroll, 4,454.08; Rec Center, March 3, 2022 Payroll, 109.10; Park Department, March 3, 2022 Payroll, 4,477.93; Water Department, March 3, 2022 Payroll, 8,886.62; Sewer Department, March 3, 2022 Payroll, 4,293.06; Golf Course Grounds, March 3, 2022 Payroll, 1,847.14; Golf Course Lounge, March 3, 2022 Payroll, 1,590.89; Golf Course Pro Shop, March 3, 2022 Payroll, 1,789.12; Golf Course Community Room, March 3, 2022 Payroll, 66.50; 941 Payroll Taxes, March 3, 2022 Payroll, 23,335.98; SD Retirement System Supplemental, March 3, 2022 Payroll, 1,002.50; TASC Flex Plan, March 3, 2022 Payroll, 1,183.38

Accounts Management March 3, 2022 Payroll 75.00

 TRANSFER OF RETAIL MALT BEVERAGE & SD FARM WINE LICENSE

A public hearing was held, as advertised, to consider the transfer of a retail malt beverage and South Dakota farm wine license from Kingbird, LLC. to Be the Bean, LLC. at 509 N. Splitrock Blvd.  Alderwoman Clark moved Alderman Kull seconded to approve the license transfer as presented.  Motion carried.

PRESENTATION OF SD WATER & WASTEWATER ASSOCIATION 20-YEAR AWARD

Delvin DeBoer, representing the SD Water & Wastewater Association, was present to recognize Donovan Carpenter as the recipient of the 20-year Price-Rees Award.  The City Council congratulated and thanked Donovan for his service.

DRAW FOR BALLOT POSITION

Mayor Heinitz drew candidate names to determine their position on the ballot.  Following will be the order of candidate names on the ballot:  Mayoral - Harry Buck, Jack Parliament and TJ Cameron.  Ward I – Courtney Sneller and Barb Fish.  

REVIEW STREET LIGHT & STORM WATER FEE – 1800 S. SPLITROCK BLVD

David & Bonnie Lien, 1800 S. Splitrock Blvd. have requested an exception to the street light and storm water fee recently received as part of their City utility bill.  This property does not have City water or sewer services.  Alderwoman Clark moved Alderwoman Fish seconded to deny the request.  Motion carried.

2022 FIRE CONTRACT

Alderwoman Clark moved Alderman Kull seconded to approve the 2022 Fire Contract with the Brandon Volunteer Fire Department, as presented.  Motion carried.

MOU – ASPEN PARK CONCESSIONS

The Golf Course Committee and Parks & Recreation Committee reports were heard.  Alderwoman Fish moved Alderwoman David seconded to approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Brandon and Brandon Valley Baseball Association & Brandon Valley Youth Softball Association for operation of the Aspen Park Recreation Complex Concessions, as presented.  Motion carried.

MOU – MCHARDY SOCCER CONCESSIONS

Alderwoman Fish moved Alderwoman David seconded to approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Brandon and Brandon Valley Soccer Association for operation of the McHardy Soccer Recreation Complex Concessions, as presented.  Motion carried.

SALARY REVIEW AND ADJUSTMENT

The Public Safety Committee report was heard.  Alderwoman Clark moved Alderwoman David seconded to approve the salary adjustment for Kevin Krohn, to step 13-1 on the wage scale, $24.08 per hour, effective March 8, 2022.  Kevin recently completed the SD Law Enforcement Academy and is a certified officer.  Motion carried.

EMPLOYEE RESIGNATION

Alderman Parliament moved Alderwoman Clark seconded to approve the resignation of Police Officer Andrew Nygaard effective March 10, 2022, and approved the process for posting his position and hiring an officer to replace him.  Motion carried.

WARD 3 COUNCIL VACANCY

The Administration Committee report was heard.  The City did not receive a petition for the Ward 3 Council Seat that is deemed to be vacant.  The vacant council seat will need to be filled by appointment as required by state statute.  Alderwoman Clark moved Alderwoman David seconded to approve the tentative schedule to fill the vacancy, as presented.  Motion carried.

March 16, 2022 – first advertisement in the BV Journal

March 23, 2022 – second advertisement in the BV Journal

April 1, 2022 – deadline to submit Expression of Interest form

April 11, 2022 – interviews

April 18, 2022 – Council appoints Alderperson

May 2, 2022 – Alderperson is sworn in

REVISED ENGINERING TECH JOB DESCRIPTION

Alderwoman Clark moved Alderman Parliament seconded to revise the job description for the Engineering Tech position, by adding “Two years of related work experience in infrastructure construction and operations may substitute for the required degree.”  Motion carried.  

HIRE ENGINEERING TECH 

Alderwoman Clark moved Alderwoman David seconded to approve the hiring of Adam Praska for the position of Engineering Technician, step 10-1 on the wage scale, $20.22 per hour, effective March 28, 2022.  Motion carried.

RESOLUTION #11-22

The Streets Committee report was heard.  Alderman Jorgenson moved Alderman Kull seconded to approve Resolution #11-22, and to use IMEG as the consultant.  A roll call vote showed Clark, David, Fish, Jorgenson, Kull, Parliament aye.  Motion carried.

RESOLUTION #11-22

BRIDGE REINSPECTION PROGRAM RESOLUTION

FOR USE WITH SDDOT RETAINER CONTRACTS

WHEREAS, 23 CFR 650, Subpart C, requires initial inspection of all bridges and reinspection at intervals not to exceed two years with the exception of reinforced concrete box culverts that meet specific criteria. These culverts are reinspected at intervals not to exceed four years.

THEREFORE, the City of Brandon is desirous of participating in the Bridge Inspection Program using Bridge Replacement funds.

The City requests SDDOT to hire IMEG (Consulting Engineers) for the inspection work. SDDOT will secure Federal approvals, make payments to the Consulting Engineer for inspection services rendered, and bill the City for 20% of the cost. The City will be responsible for the required 20% matching funds.

Dated this 7th day of March, 2022, Brandon, South Dakota.

Melissa Labahn

Municipal Recording Clerk

Jim Heinitz

Mayor

Published at the approximate cost of $92.16

Mar. 16, 2022

 

 

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City of BrandoN

__________ Notice __________

NOTICE OF MEETING OF LOCAL EQUALIZATION BOARD

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the governing body, sitting as a Review Board of Equalization for the City of Brandon, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, will meet at 6:00 p.m. at the Brandon City Council Chambers at 308 S Main Avenue, on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 for the purpose of reviewing and correcting the assessment of the City of Brandon for the year 2022.

All persons considering themselves aggrieved by said assessment, are required to notify the Municipal Finance Officer of the City of Brandon in writing no later than 5:00 pm, Thursday, March 17, 2022 of their intention to appeal their assessment.

Christina Smith

Finance Officer

City of Brandon

Published three times at the approximate cost of $14.98  

Mar. 2, 9 & 16, 2022

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City of BrandoN

 

___ Notice of Deadline ___

Voter registration for the City of Brandon Municipal Election to be held on April 12, 2022, will close on March 28, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. 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 In-formation Portal at www.sdsos.gov or call the county auditor at (605)367-4220.

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 li-censes, 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 registra-tion form or access a mail-in form at www.sdsos.gov.

Any voter who needs assistance, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may con-tact the county auditor for information and special assistance in voter registration.

Christina Smith

Finance Officer

City of Brandon, South Dakota

Published twice at the approximate cost of $20.16

Mar. 9 & 16, 2022

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Split Rock TownshiP

____ Notice to Bidders ____

Sealed bids for the furnishing of Magnesium Chloride Dust Control for approximately 35 miles of gravel roads throughout Split Rock Township, shall be received by the Split Rock Township, South Dakota, at the office of the Clerk (1101 S Stoakes Ave. Sioux Falls, SD  57110) until 11:00 am on May 29, 2022 when they will be publicly opened and read at 7:30 pm. Application rate shall be 1.2 pounds per square yard and delivered as ordered by the township by July 1, 2022.  Please contact Rich Steffen at 605-366-7999 with any questions. The township reserves the right to delay a decision for purchase for a period not to exceed 30 days after the date and time set for opening of the bids.  The Township reserves the right to reject any or all bids or any parts thereof.

Sealed bids for the purchase of Road Gravel to be delivered to various Roads throughout Split Rock Township, as determined by the township supervisors.  Purchase and delivery of up to 7,000 tons will be between April 1st and October 3l, 2022.  Bids shall be received by the Split Rock Township, Sioux Falls, SD at the office of the Clerk (1101 S Stoakes Ave. Sioux Falls, SD  57110) until 11:00 a.m. on March 29, 2022, when they will be publicly opened and read at 7:30 p.m.  Gravel must be crushed and meet Graduation and Plasticity listed as follows:  Requirement Sieve, Percent Passing. ¾”, 100;, No. 4, 50-65; No. 8, 37-67; No. 40, 15-35; #200, 8-15.  Plasticity index (ASTH D4318) 5-11.  Please contact Rich Steffen at 605-366-7999 with any questions.  The Township reserves the right to delay a decision for the purchase for a period of not to exceed 30 days after the date and time set for opening of the bids.  The township reserves the right to reject any or all bids or any parts thereof.

Published twice at the approximate cost of $30.53

Mar. 9 & 16, 2022

 

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East Dakota 

Water Development District

___ Notice of VACANCies ___

___ filing deadlines ___

The following offices will become vacant on December 31, 2022, due to the expiration of the present term of office of the elective directors.

Director 5 (4-year term) representing the Sioux Falls voting districts 3-5, 3-6, 3-12, 3-14, 4-1, 4-3,  4-4, 4-5, 4-6, 4-14, and 5-18; and Mapleton township in Minnehaha County;

Director 7 (4-year term) representing the city of Sioux Falls in Lincoln County; and Sioux Falls voting districts 2-1, 2-2, 2-8, 2-9, 5-12, and 5-13;

Director 9 (4-year term) representing the Sioux Falls voting districts 2-3, 4-13, 2-6, 2-7, 2-14, 4-7, 4-8, 4-9, 4-10, 4-11, and 4-12; the city of Valley Springs in Minnehaha County; and Split Rock and Valley Springs townships in Minnehaha County.

Nominating petitions may be obtained from:

1. Secretary of State, State Capitol Building, 500 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 204, Pierre, SD 57501-5070, (605) 773-3537;

2. East Dakota Water Development District, 132B Airport Avenue, Brookings, SD 57006, (605) 688-6741;

3. Minnehaha County Auditor, 415 North Dakota Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, (605) 367-4220; and

4. Lincoln County Auditor (for Director 7), 104 North Main Street, Suite 110, Canton, SD 57013-1703, (605) 764-2581.

The petitions must be filed with the Secretary of State’s office no later than 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 29, 2022.  Petitions which are mailed by REGISTERED MAIL prior to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, will be considered timely filed.  Certified mail received after the deadline will NOT be considered filed on a timely basis.

Published twice at the approximate cost of $29.95

Mar. 9 & 16, 2022

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Minnehaha County

__________ Notice __________

NOTICE OF RESPONSIBILITY TO CONTROL NOXIOUS WEEDS AND DECLARED PESTS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN this 15th day of March, 2022 pursuant to SDCL 38-22 as amended to all owners, occupants, agents and public officials in charge of lands in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, that they are responsible for the suppression, control, and eradication of noxious weeds and declared pests’ infestations that may exist on such lands.

Chemical, biological, and / or cultural control methods used for the suppression, control and eradication of noxious weed and declared pest infestations shall be those approved for such purposes by the Minnehaha County Weed and Pest Supervisor, County Agricultural Extension Agent or the South Dakota State University Experiment Station.

Upon failure to observe this notice, the county weed and pest board is required to proceed pursuant to the law and have the noxious weeds or declared pests destroyed by such methods as they may find necessary, the expense of which shall constitute a lien and be entered as a tax against the land, and be collected as other real estate taxes are collected, or by other means as provided by law.

Plant and animals designated as being noxious weeds and declared pests in the state of South Dakota are Absinth Worm wood, Leafy Spurge, Salt Cedar, Perennial Sow Thistle, Russian Knapweed, Hoary Cress, Canada Thistle, Purple Loosestrife, and Gypsy Moth.

In addition, Musk thistle, and Plumeless thistle have been approved by the State Weed and Pest Control commission as locally noxious weeds and are subject to the same suppression, control and eradication requirements as the before mentioned plants and animals. 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that upon establishing probable cause to believe a noxious weed or declared pest infestation exists upon any property in Minnehaha County, a representative of the Minnehaha County Weed and Pest Control board will enter upon said property for the purpose of inspecting and confirming that such infestation actually exists. 

Published at the approximate cost of $20.16

Mar. 16, 2022

 

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