February 22, 2011

February 22, 2011

The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commissioners was called to order at 8:02 a.m. by Chairman D.D. Jacobson with Brian Scott, Dennis Booth and Dana Iversen present.  Pat Sutley was absent.  Also present were Director of Equalization Don Wiedemer, Auditor Kris Kroll, Highway Superintendent Leo Sullivan and Human Resources Chuck Humphrey.                                                                                   
AGENDA:  Motion by Booth to approve the agenda, seconded by Scott.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.      
MINUTES:  Motion by Iversen to approve the February 1, 2011 minutes, seconded by Scott.  All voted aye. Motion carried.                                                                                                                                       
ANNUAL RAISE:  Peggy Dougherty, Deputy Treasurer received her annual raise effective January 25, 2011.  The new rate of pay is $10.10/hour.                                                                                        
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE:  The unemployment claim was approved through the State of SD, confirmation was received on February 1, 2011.  Discussion followed on whether or not the county should be insured through the state or remain self insured.                                                                           
DOE PRINTER:  Connecting Point quoted a Duplex printer for $1295 plus $230 installation and possible additional warranty fees.  Tiger Direct quoted the same Duplex printer for $1161 plus installation and warranty.  Wiedemer would rather use Connecting Point since they would service the printer should anything go wrong with it.  Motion by Booth, seconded by Iversen to approve the purchase of the new printer from Connecting Point.  Booth and Iversen voted aye, Scott abstained.  Motion carried.                                                           
PURCHASING POLICY:  Motion by Booth, seconded by Scott to keep the purchasing policy at a maximum purchase of $500/office without prior approval from the Commission.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                                                                                                                                                                 
CARPET:  Maintenance Manager, Rick Sass asked to purchase carpet for the Auditor’s office.  Price quote from Country Carpet is $2690.68.  Motion by Scott, seconded by Iversen to table the discussion until construction begins on the windows in the Courthouse.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                     
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS/WELFARE WORKSHOP:  Motion by Booth, seconded by Iversen to approve Comm. Booth and Iversen to attend the Commissioners Workshop, Dawn Sass to attend the Welfare Officials Workshop and Kroll to attend the New Officials Workshop; all on March 16-17.  All voted aye. Motion carried.                                                                                                                                                     
DIRECT DEPOSIT FEES:  Motion by Scott, seconded by Booth to approve the new rates for direct deposit at $2.50/file and $.075/”ck” fee.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                                                               
EXECUTIVE SESSION:  Motion by Booth, seconded by Scott to go into Executive Session for personnel at 8:35 a.m..  All voted aye.  Motion carried.  Out at 9:27 a.m.                                                                         
RAFFLE:  Motion by Booth,  seconded by Iversen to approve the Hayes Community Hall Committee to conduct a raffle during the months of February and March 2011.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.            
SC LAW MINUTES:  Motion by Iversen, seconded by Scott to approve Kroll to put the SC Law meeting minutes on the County website.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                                                           
HUMAN RESOURCES CONTRACT:  Motion by Booth, seconded by Iversen to sign and approve the Human Resource Contract for 2011 for Chuck Humphrey.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                     
ES&S CONTRACT:  Motion by Scott, seconded by Iversen to approve Kroll to sign the 3 year contract per the Secretary of State’s recommendation.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                                                  
VICE CHAIRMAN:  Chairman Jacobson turned the meeting over to Vice Chairman Booth at 9:34 a.m.              
CONTINGENCY:  Motion by Scott, seconded by Iversen to Contingency the E&D Communication fund in the amount of $4238.80 for unanticipated expenses.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                              
PIERRE AREA REFERRAL:  Motion by Scott, seconded by Iversen to take no action.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                                                                                                                                                   
EXECUTIVE SESSION:  Motion by Iversen, seconded by Scott to go into Executive Session at 9:45 a.m.  for personnel.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.  Out at 10:22 a.m.                                                       
ADJOURNMENT:  Scott motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Iversen.  Unanimous vote aye. Meeting adjourned at 10:27 a.m.

ATTEST:                                                                       BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Kristi Kroll, Auditor                                            D.D. Jacobson, Chairman/Dennis Booth, Vice Chairman

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