March 4, 2013

STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION

MINUTES

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:                                                                                            

February 2014                                                                                                                                                                        

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

 

                (SEAL)

 

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Karen Sharp, Auditor                                                          Brian Scott, Chairman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                

 

 

             

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