May 16, 2011
**THESE MINUTES HAVE NOT YET BEEN APPROVED BY THE COMMISSION**
 
May 16, 2011

The special meeting of the Stanley County Commissioners was called to order at 3:31 p.m. by Chairman Jacobson with Commissioners Booth, Iversen and Scott present.  Director of Equalization Don Wiedemer, Highway Superintendent Leo Sullivan and Auditor Kris Kroll were also present.

AGENDA:  Motion by Scott, seconded by Iversen to approve the agenda as listed, adding the school parking lot under discussion.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                                                              
CH REMODEL:  Dudley Rumrill was in attendance.  Rumrill recommends the Comm. extend Zarecky’s deadline an additional 90 days from the original May 16, 2011 deadline, setting the new deadline date at August 15, 2011.  Motion by Iversen, seconded by Scott to approve setting the new deadline date at August 15, 2011, with no additional pricing fees.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
DOT FUNDING:  Sullivan reported that the State will put the 90/10 monies directly into the R&B fund.  Contracts have not been sent out.  Motion by Scott, seconded by Booth to sign the contract when it becomes available.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                                                                                              
DOT LOCAL TRANSPORTATION LETTER:  Jacobson was informed by the State that the county doesn’t qualify for this grant per the requirements.                                                                                                        
SCHOOL PARKING LOT:  Darby Nutter asked the Comm. for crushed concrete for the school parking lot. Sullivan reported that the county has nearly 1000 ton of crushed concrete in stock.  Nutter said that the school may have the opportunity to lay asphalt on some of the parking lot through another organization.  Booth asked Sullivan if the county has any spare concrete for this project.  Sullivan is not opposed to allowing the school to have the concrete.  Sullivan said that concrete crushing cost is approx. $4/ton.  Motion by Booth, seconded by Iversen to have the Highway Dept. supply the school with 1020 tons of crushed concrete.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                                                                                              
MAHER FARMING ACCESS EASEMENT LETTER:  Jacobson stated that Maher does not anticipate any future problems with the county and the resident.  Scott stated that he feels that the States Attorney represents the county and should represent the county should anything arise vs. hiring another attorney.  Motion by Scott, seconded by Booth to allow Jacobson to sign the letter allowing Maher to represent the county resident.   All voted aye.  Motion carried.                                                                                  
BLM SCOPING NOTICE LETTER: Letter presented with no discussion.                                                   
FAIRGROUND BLEACHER UPDATE:  Jacobson stated that the concrete dimensions in the specifications and the bleacher size has been modified due to inaccurate measurements and any additional fees will be paid by the engineering firm.                                                                                                                         
MINUTES:  Motion by Booth, seconded by Iversen to amend the minutes of the May 3, 2011 meeting to read: “the Comm. will sign all approved vouchers” striking: “the Deputy Auditor will stamp them with the Chairman’s signature stamp”.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.  Motion by Iversen, seconded by Scott to approve the minutes of the May 9, 2011 special meeting.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                       
VACANCY-COMM #2:  Kroll will place the ad for the Comm. position in the local newspaper.  
FAIRGROUNDS MANAGER:  Sam Tidball was in attendance.  Iversen informed the Comm. that the Fairgrounds Committee met regarding the position and they would like to have a board in charge of this position to ensure that all entities involved are equally represented and have a vote in the direction of the position.  Tidball stated that several things need to be ironed out.  Discussion followed over the board that will be in charge of the position and whether or not the county will have the majority of the control.                                                                                                                                                                          
CORE LOGIC REQUEST:  No action taken.                                                                                                  
ADJOURNMENT:  Meeting adjourned at  5:04 p.m.

ATTEST:                                                                      BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Kristi Kroll, Auditor                                                     D.D. Jacobson, Chairman

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