South Dakota has eight statutory sexual abuse charges on the books which are used to prosecute age of consent and child abuse related crimes within the state.One or more of these charges may be used to prosecute violations of the South Dakota Age of Consent, as statutory rape or the South Dakota equivalent of that charge.The state will be updating the reporting system and current computers that were purchased in 2007 will not support it. EM: Motion by Loomis, second by Hass approve and allow chairman to sign report of personnel action that will inform the state of yearly salary adjustment for EM Gravning. It was determined to leave policy as it stands with no written procedure necessary. CLAIMS: Motion by Bjerke, second by Wicks to approve claims and allow Auditor to issue payment for same: All voting aye. COMMISSIONERS: Clark Co Courier-proceedings/open house 316.43, Ken’s Fairway-open house supplies 21.12, AUDITOR: Office Peeps-ink cartridge 28.96, TREASURER: Clark Co Courier-prior year’s tax/delinquent tax/209.26, STATES ATTORNEY: SD Dept of Rev-blood alcohol 140.00, Thomson Reuter-online library 744.50 PUBLIC BUILDINGS: City of Clark –water 61.50, Cole Paper-supplies 160.22, Cook’s Wastepaper – garbage service 27.65, Northwestern Energy-utilities 1288.71, DIRECTOR OF EQUALIZATION: Mc Leods-assessment notices 157.89, Office Peeps-toner/apt book 150.17, REGISTER OF DEEDS: A&B Business-copy machine rent 130.16, SHERIFF: Clark Comm Oil-fuel 645.13, Mc Leods- juvenile citations- 39.37, Neve’s uniform shirt 55.45, PRISONER CARE: Codington Co Auditor –prisoner care 2050.00, AIRPORT: Dakota Signs-building signs 269.00, Northwestern Energy-utilities 150.22, AMBULANCE: A-Ox Welding supply- oxygen/cylinder lease 285.26, Arrow International -supplies 776.11, Bound Tree Medical LLC, supplies 4282.18, City of Clark-water 48.00, Cark Co Courier-help wanted 44.70, Clark Community Oil-fuel 207.34, Dekker Hardware-supplies 43.75, Northwestern Energy-utilities 405.25, Prairie Lakes Healthcare-supplies 79.95, Premier Specialty Vehicles-locking drug box 365.00, Unemployment Ins Div – unemployment 53.27, Voyager Fleet-fuel 59.56, Watertown Public Opinion-help wanted ad-128.20, SOC SERV FOR AGED: Inter-Lakes Com Action Inc- Jan comm service/60’s plus 2624.08, EXTENSION: Dekker Hardware-supplies 120.00, WEED: Clark Community Oil- fuel-35.00, Sturdevants Auto Parts-supplies 141.45, Unemployment Ins Div OF SD –fees 79.91, Van Diest Supply –pesticides 5602.10, URBAN & RURAL DEVEL: First District Assn of Local Govt-jt coop agreement -9288.18, ROAD & BRIDGE: 22 Truck & Trailers-t-98 1260.55, Ameripride Services-towels 120.30, Bierschbach Equipment & Supply-crack sealer-50,802.00, Brian’s Glass and Door-repair glass 765.00, City of Clark – water 91.50, Clark Co Courier-help wanted-33.00, Clark Co Farmers Elev-diesel transport 11,465.15, Clark Comm Oil-diesel 4735.14, Cook’s Wastepaper-garbage service 74.33, Dekker Hardware- supplies 99.46, Frontier Precision-parts/freight 315.27, Matheson Tri-Gas welding supplies 238.30, Menards-parts 292.51, Northwestern Energy-utilities 1465.76, Pheasantland Industries-safety gear 323.79, Productivity Plus Acct-parts 1958.35, RDO Trust-parts 294.92, Sanford Health Network-pre employment physical 39.00. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD: Auditor Tarbox called for nominations for Chairman of the Clark County Board of Commissioners for the year 2016.
Bids must be filed at the Clark County Auditor’s Office, PO Box 294, 200 North Commercial Street, Clark SD 57225, on or before a.m. The Auditor and Highway Superintendent will open the bids and read them aloud on January 20, 2016 at a.m. Commissioners voting aye: Bjerke, Reints, Loomis, Wicks and Hass. Dated at Clark, South Dakota this 5th day of January, 2016.Envelopes or containers containing bids must be clearly marked: Cutback Asphalt, Emulsion Asphalt, Cold Mix, Plant Mix, Pea Rock, Site Speific Gravel Crushing – Albrecht Pit and Contracted Construction Equipment. /s/ Christine Tarbox_____________ /s/ Richard Reints______________________ Clark County Auditor Chairman, Clark County Board of Commissioners RESOLUTION 03-15 A RESOLUTION SETTING FORTH POLICY, PROCEDURES AND PAYMENT RELATED TO INDIGENT BURIAL WITHIN CLARK COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA.370 The resolution was moved for adoption by Commissioner Bjerke, seconded by Commissioner Loomis.South Dakota does not have a close-in-age exemption.Close in age exemptions, commonly known as "Romeo and Juliet laws", are put in place to prevent the prosecution of individuals who engage in consensual sexual activity when both participants are significantly close in age to each other, and one or both partners are below the age of consent.South Dakota statutory rape law is violated when a person has consensual sexual intercourse with an individual under age 16.