February 14, 2013

STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION

MINUTES

FEBRUARY 14, 2013

The special meeting of the Stanley County Commissioners was called to order at 5:00 p.m. (CST) by Chairman Iversen with Commissioners Dennis Booth, Scott Deal, Ron Heckenlaible and Brian Scott present.  Highway Superintendent Leo Sullivan, Auditor Karen Sharp,  Director of Equalization Beth Dutt, Dennis Williams of Game, Fish & Parks, Brad Lawrence, David Reiss, Dawn Sass, Peggy Dougherty, Rick Sass, Tom Bown and Diana Melvin were also present.  The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance.

AGENDA:  Moved by Scott, second by Deal, to approve the Agenda.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

ABATEMENT:  Bobbi Jo Gregg requested an abatement of 2012 taxes in the sum of $135.82 due to the mobile home no longer being in Stanley County.  Motion by Heckenlaible, second by Scott, to abate $135.82.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

ASSESSMENTS:  The discrepancy in assessments at Vintage Square Estates and the need for reassessment was discussed.

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT:  Motion by Booth, second by Heckenlaible, to purchase two semi/truck tractors from Eddie’s Truck Center in Fort Pierre, SD, off of the Hughes County bid of $116,561.00 per truck for a total of $233,122.00.  Booth, Deal, Heckenlaible and Iversen voting Aye.  Scott voted Nay.  Motion carried.

FAIRGROUNDS:  Dennis Williams of Game, Fish & Parks, and Brad Lawrence for the City of Fort Pierre, presented information regarding a dredging project on Bad River.  Commissioners expressed their desire for the project to be done.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:  Motion by Deal, second by Heckenlaible, to go into Executive Session, SDCL 1-15-2(3),  at 6:39 p.m. (CST) for consulting with legal counsel on contractual matters.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.  Chairman Iversen declared out of Executive Session at 7:00 p.m. (CST).

Tom Bown presented specs from various vendors for bucking chutes and lead-up chutes.  Motion by Deal, second by Scott, to purchase bucking chutes and lead-up chutes in an amount not to exceed $27,000.00.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

OVERTIME:  Motion by Scott, second by Deal, that employees are encouraged to use flex time when attending commission meetings, and use of flex time otherwise will be at the discretion of Elected Officials and Department Heads.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

ADJOURN:  Chairman Iversen declared the meeting Adjourned at 7:45 p.m. (CST).

ATTEST:                                                                     BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

                (SEAL)

    Karen Sharp, Auditor                                                          Dana Iversen, Chairman

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