STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
MARCH 4, 2014
The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commission was called to order at 5:20 p.m. (CST) by Chairman Scott with Commissioners Dennis Booth, Scott Deal, Ron Heckenlaible, and Dana Iversen present. Auditor Karen Sharp, State’s Attorney Tom P. Maher, Highway Superintendent Leo Sullivan, Welfare Director Dawn Sass, Director of Equalization Ron Nagle, 4-H Youth Program Advisor Mark Rowen, Deputy Sheriff Greg Swanson, Darrel Statema of Access Elevator & Lifts, Robyn Bothwell, Steve Bothwell, and Jerry Voegler were also present. The meeting began with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
AGENDA: Motion by Heckenlaible, second by Deal, to approve the Agenda. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
MINUTES: Motion by Booth, second by Deal, to approve the Minutes of February 5, 2014, with the correction that the Weed and Pest Conference in Aberdeen was held February 19 – 21, 2014. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
CLAIMS: Motion by Booth, second by Heckenlaible, to approve the Claims as presented. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC 2,475.00 FEB. 2014
AT&T MOBILITY 49.72 CELL PHONE
ATCO INTERNATIONAL 108.00 SUPPLIES
AVERA QUEEN OF PEACE HEALTH 214.20 DRUG TESTING
AVERA ST MARYS HOSPITAL 245.08 QMHP
BUTLER MACHINERY CO 1,129.37 PARTS/SUPPLIES
BUTLER MACHINERY CO 120,000.00 EQUIPMENT
MINA CALDWELL 35.00 LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP
CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC 62.75 TRASH BILL
WICK COMMUNICATIONS 541.39 ADVERTISE/LEGAL NOTICE
GUS LLC 51.04 PARTS
CARQUEST AUTO PARTS 18.80 PARTS - SUPPLIES
CENTURYLINK 326.28 PHONES
COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED, INC. 1,666.67 MONTHLY SUPPORT
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES PIERRE 14.52 DOE SUPPLIES
EDDIE'S TRUCK SALES 357.16 PARTS/ SUPPLIES
FIRST NATIONAL BANK 33.00 SAFE DEPOSIT BOX FEE
WADE FISCHER 2,170.75 CRT-APPT ATTY
FLEET SERVICES 11,560.44 GASOLINE /DYED FUEL
FORT PIERRE CITY 9.16 CHN LEASE & COPIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 2,090.80 UTILITIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 52,897.70 DUE TO CITY
FORT PIERRE CITY 66.00 IMPOUND DOGS
FRIMAN OIL & GAS CO INC 1,279.55 PROPANE
GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS 334.04 E 911
GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR 170.83 PARTS-SUPPLIES
HOGEN'S HARDWARE HANK 47.95 REPAIRS/MAINT
HUGHES COUNTY AUDITOR 9,920.00 JANUARY JAIL BILL
INLAND TRUCK PARTS 317.22 PARTS/SERVICE
JC OFFICE SUPPLY 20.07 SUPPLIES
LUCY LEWNO 150.49 MENTALLY ILL SERVICE
THOMAS P MAHER 2,762.93 MONTHLY EXPENSES
MICRO-FIX COMPUTERS 118.00 BATTERY BACKUP
MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC 375.00 REG OF DEEDS EQUIP
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 217.30 INTERNET
EUGENE MILLER 74.17 OVERPAID TAXES
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 511.82 NATURAL GAS
MORRIS INC 190.25 COMMERCIAL REFUND
DAVID NEUHARTH 50.00 REIMBURSEMENT
OLINGER LOVALD MCCAHREN REIMER 137.57 CRT-APPT ATTY
DARLIS D PERRY 225.00 BLOOD ALCOHOL TESTS
CITY OF PIERRE 110.00 MEDICAL DIRECTOR
PITNEY BOWES 1,109.81 POSTAGE
PRINCE & SONS 229.53 MV REFUND
PRYNTCOMM 142.95 SUPPLIES
QUILL CORPORATION 2,394.49 OFFICE SUPPLIES
RAMKOTA HOTEL -- ABERDEEN 335.96 WEED/PEST CONF.
CATHY REHFUSS 15.00 MENTALLY ILL SERVICE
SHAD RIGGLE 100.00 MV REFUND
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 363.49 SUPPLIES/ PARTS
SCHMIDT SCHROYER MORENO LEE 17.30 QMHP
BRAD A SCHREIBER 110.17 CRT-APPT ATTY
SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION 20.71 LONG DISTANCE
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 275.00 BLOOD ALCOHOL TEST
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 71,743.95 MV & VITALS
SD ASSN OF ASSESSING OFFICES 110.00 MEMBERSHIP DUES
SD ASSN OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER 1,009.00 CCPR
SD ASSN OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER 823.15 CLERP
SD ASSN OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER 50.00 WELFARE WORKSHOP
SD ASSN OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 150.00 ROD M/P FUND
SD ASSC OF COUNTY HWY SUPT 225.00 MEMBERSHIP DUES
SDSU EXTENSION 6,385.00 COUNTY 4-H ADVISOR
KARA SEMMLER 517.65 CRT-APPT ATTY
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 34.88 CLEAN RUNNERS
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 114.50 SUPPLY
SHEPHERD REPORTING LLC 30.00 MENTAL ILL SERVICE
BRIAN SHREVES 250.50 MENTAL ILL SERVICE
STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DIST 178,238.87 DUE SC SCHOOL
STANLEY COUNTY TREASURER 10.00 ADMIN FEES
KAREN SWANDA 15.00 MENTAL ILL SERVICE
ULTRA INC 295.00 DOE TRAINING
WALMART COMMUNITY 465.97 WEED & PEST EQUIP
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 1,158.26 TIRE SERVICE
XEROX CORPORATION 395.40 LEASE/COPIES
YANKTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT 25.00 SERVICES
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 315.24 PARTS – SUPPLIES
SALARIES BY OFFICE: Auditor--$5,027.20; Treasurer--$5,048.98; States Attorney-- $5,491.20; Custodian--$2,384.00; Director of Equalization--$7,019.76; Register of Deeds--$2,784.00 ;Road and Bridge,--$21,520.00; Community Health Secretary--$2,061.84; WIC Secretary--$261.36; Employee Health Insurance--$13,558.48; SD Retirement System, withheld and match--$6,191.96; FICA, Medicare and Withholding Tax--$ 11,685.83.
AUDITOR’S ACCOUNT WITH THE TREASURER:
Cash on hand --$773.73
Checks, less than 3 days-- $11,092.92 Petty Cash -- $215.00
First National Bank-- $8,461.42
MKKT. ACCT. – First National Bank -- $2,979,106.48
MKKT. ACCT. – Dakota Prairie Bank -- $67,066.70
SD FIT -- $6,011.24
Total -- $3,072,727.49
REGISTER OF DEEDS:
Regular Fees February 2014 -- $1,827.21
Transfer Fees February 2014-- $310.00
Auditor and Treasurer reports were reviewed.
SALARIES OF OFFICIAL AND EMPLOYEES: Treasurer Peggy Dougherty incremental wage increase from $16.90 to $17.40 per hour effective March 15, 2014.
Motion by Iversen, second by Heckenlaible, to recess into Executive Session for Medical/Poor Relief, SDCL 1-25-2(2) at 5:57 PM (CST). All Voted Aye. Motion Carried. Motion by Booth, second by Deal to reconvene at 6:09 PM (CST). All Voted Aye. Motion Carried. Motion by Booth, second by Heckenlaible, to authorize State’s Attorney Tom P. Maher to negotiate medical/poor relief claim with Avera. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Motion by Iversen, second by Heckenlaible, to recess into Executive Session for Personnel, SDCL 1-25-2(1) at 6:10 PM (CST), All Voted Aye. Motion Carried. Motion to reconvene at 6:24 PM (CST). All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ACCESS ELEVATOR & LIFTS representative Darrel Statema presented a couple of options for replacing the handicap lift in the courthouse.
HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT: Discussion with Superintendent Sullivan for doing roadwork on creek approach near Hayes
Motion by Deal, second by Heckenlaible, to authorize deposit of $105,943.00 to Road and Bridge Fund to reflect sale of 2005 CAT Motor Grader; and $37,737.22 to Road and Bridge Fund to reflect sale of 1999 Dodge Ram pickup, 1998 Freightliner Semi-Tractor, 2001 Dodge Ram pickup and 2003 Freightliner Conventional Semi. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Motion by Iversen, second by Heckenlaible, to accept letter of Retirement from Highway Superintendent Leo Sullivan, effective March 21, 2014, and to obtain a plaque. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Announcement that there will be a Retirement Reception for Superintendent Sullivan on Friday, March 14, 2014, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. (CDT), at the County Shop. Public is invited.
Motion by Deal, second by Scott, to appoint Dana Iversen as Interim Highway Superintendent. Booth, Deal, Heckenlaible and Scott Voted Aye. Iversen Voted Nay. Motion Carried.
EVIDENCE ROOM/STATE’S ATTORNEY: Motion by Deal, second by Heckenlaible, to authorize remodeling for an evidence room and storage for the Sheriff and State’s Attorney. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Motion by Iversen, second by Deal, to approve and authorize Chairman Scott to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between SDSU Extension and Counties of South Dakota 2014. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ABATEMENTS: Oehlerking, Milton #14-07: Requested abatement of valuation. Motion by Booth, second by Iversen, to lower assessed value on Parcel Number 8342 to $19,578.00. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Baldwin, Craig #14-08: Abatement requested due to mobile homes being demolished. Motion by Heckenlaible, second by Deal, to abate taxes in the sum of $45.25. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Nold, Lionel and Connie #14-09: Owners requested abatement because house is not worth the assessed value. Motion by Deal, second by Booth to deny request. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Voegler, Jerry #14-10: Continued until April 1, 2014.
Easland, Bruce #14-11: Abatement requested due to mobile home being removed from county. Motion by Iversen, second by Heckenlaible, to abate $228, 27. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Bothwell, Steve and Robyn #14-12: Abatement requested due to lots being overvalued. Motion by Heckenlaible, second by Booth, to lower assessment value to $15,330.00. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
FAIRGROUNDS Manager/Maintenance position was discussed.
Motion by Iversen, second by Booth, to accept the Chase Roofing proposals for the Restroom Building in the sum of $4,362.00 and Shomer Barn in the sum of $3,500. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Motion by Iversen, second by Heckenlaible, to acknowledge receipt and deposit of $98,764.66 insurance proceeds from Claims Associates (CAI Claim No. GC2013073834) for hail damage to multiple buildings at the fairgrounds. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Motion by Booth, second by Heckenlaible, to authorize Auditor to transfer $34,726.50 of insurance proceeds from Claims Associates (CAI Claim No. GC2013073834) to the Expo Building Board for repairs and maintenance pursuant to the Joint Powers Agreement Expo Building dated 1998. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Auditor Election Workshop will be held in Pierre, SD, March 19, 2014. Auditor Sharp, and Deputy Auditor Edwards will be attending.
County Commissioners Workshop will be held in Pierre, March 19 and 20, 2014. Commissioners will advise Auditor Sharp if they plan to attend.
Welfare Officials Workshop will be held in Pierre, SD, March 19, 2014. Welfare Director Dawn Sass will be attending
Fee to Trust Notice – LBST was reviewed.
North Central Resource Conservation & Development request for membership was declined.
Motion by Deal, second by Heckenlaible to Adjourn at 9:43 p.m. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Karen Sharp, Auditor Brian Scott, Chairman