STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
OCTOBER 2, 2012
The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commissioners was called to order at 8:01 a.m. (CDT) by Chairman Dennis Booth with Commissioners Marsha Davenport, Dana Iversen, D. D. Jacobson and Brian Scott present. Treasurer Peggy Dougherty, Highway Superintendent Leo Sullivan, Emergency Management Director Rob Fines, Auditor Karen Sharp, Reed Stoeser, Tom O’Daniel, Issac Jacobson, Pat Prince, Tom Richardson, Lance Nixon, Jeri Thomas, Iris Meligan, Dave Gerdes, Jim Ulmen, Merle Schreiber, Doyle Musick, Don Bergeson, Raymond Neuhauser and Nancy Stirling-Neuhauser were also present.
AGENDA: Motion by Scott, second by Iversen, to adopt the Agenda with the addition of jail contracts. All voted Aye. Motion carried.
MINUTES: Motion by Davenport, second by Scott, to approve the Minutes of September 4 and September 13, 2012. All voted Aye. Motion carried.
TREASURER AND AUDITOR REPORTS were accepted as presented.
CLAIMS: Motion by Iversen, second by Scott, to approve the claims. All voted Aye. Motion carried.
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC 1143.35 AMBULANCE CONTRACT - PIERRE
AT&T MOBILITY 48.94 UTILITIES
DEMETRIA BEAUMONT 60.00 SUBPOENAS
BECK MOTOR COMPANY 38.96 SUPPLIES
BLACK HILLS CHEMICAL & JANITOR 96.99 SUPPLIES
BUTLER MACHINERY CO. 1552.90 SUPPLIES
CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC 58.00 TRASH BILLING
CAPITAL JOURNAL 784.74 LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS
CENTURYLINK 330.93 PHONE
CITY OF FORT PIERRE 23.50 UTILITIES
CITY OF FOR PIERRE 6272.30 DUE TO CITY AUGUST 2012
COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED CTR. 1666.67 OCTOBER SUPPORT
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES PIERRE 152.22 ICE/SUPPLIES 4 CORNERS FIRE
CHANDLERS GLASS & RECYCLING 32.00 SUPPLIES
DAKOTA BUSINESS CENTER 136.79 SUPPLIES
PEGGY DOUGHERTY 177.50 COUNTY CONVENTION
DUFFY LAW OFFICE 688.80 ATTORNEY FEES
EDDIES TRUCK SALES 13.72 SUPPLIES
ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE 644.63 BALLOTS
ENVIROTECH WASTE SERVICES, INC 299.77 UTILITIES- FAIRGROUNDS
FLEET SERVICES 12601.47 SUPPLIES
FORT PIERRE FIRE DEPT 14425.00 4TH QUARTER PAYMENT
FORT PIERRE CITY 1902.37 UTILITIES
FOUR CORNERS FIRE DEPTMENT 4500.00 4TH QUARTER
GLASS PRODUCTS, INC 198.37 DRIP CAPS
GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR 716.33 SUPPLIES
HOGEN'S HARDWARE HANK 28.90 SUPPLIES
HUGHES COUNTY AUDITOR 9280.00 JAIL-PRISONER MAINT
KLEINS OFFICE PLUS 189.39 DOE MISC
KLEINS OFFICE PLUS 21.54 SUPPLIES
M & R SIGNS 117.08 JUDGES PLAQUE
THOMAS P MAHER 2730.28 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
MERCHANTS CAPITAL RESOURCES 24713.51 CASE LOADER PAYMENT
MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC 375.00 FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT
MN WIRELESS, LLC 69.00 UTILITIES
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 15.50 UTILITIES
NACO 400.00 DUES
DARLIS D PERRY 90.00 BLOOD ALCOHOL
PIERRE AREAL REFERRAL SERVICE 1500.00 BACK PACK PROGRAM
PIERRE CITY 110.00 MEDICALDIRECTOR AGREEMENT
PITNEY BOWES GLOBAL 136.95 TERM RENTAL AGREEMENT
RAMKOTA HOTEL 379.96 HOTEL COUNTY CONVENTION
RESERVE ACCOUNT (PITNEY BOWLES) 390.70 SUPPLIES
RUNNINGS 291.92 SUPPLIES
SCHMIDT, SCHROYER, & MORENO PC 41.75 MENTAL ILLNESS SERVICES
SD ASS’N. OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 224.00 M/P FUND FOR ROD JULY 2012
SD ASS’N. OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 130.00 M/P FUND FOR ROD AUG 2012
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 296.00 BLOOD TESTS
SERVALL UNIFORM & LINEN 31.64 REPAIRS/MAINT.
SHANE'S PHARMACY 44.00 PRERSCRIPTION- PRISONER
KAREN SHARP 175.50 CONVENVTION EXPENSES
STANLEY COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT 47480.50 4TH QTR
STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 74,270.18 DUE TO SCHOOL AUG. 2012
BEVERLY STOESER 347.78 CONVENTION-MOTEL
SUTLEYS TOWN & RANCH MARKET 5.12 SUPPLIES
TEX'S JACK REPAIR AND WELDING 50.00 WELD RAIL POST
TITZE ELECTRIC 99.49 SERVICE CALL 8-25-12
ULTRA INC 3463.00 EQUIPMENT- COMPUTER
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE DIV. 3462.41 TAX LIEN PAYMENT
WALMART COMMUNITY 55.28 SUPPLIES
WW TIRE SERVICE, INC 62.96 REPAIRS/MAINT.
XEROX CORPORATION 171.07 LEASE/COPIES
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 149.05 SUPPLIES
SALARIES BY OFFICE: Commissioners, $3,693.35; Auditor, $4,948.35; Treasurer, $6,209.07; States Attorney, $5,170.58; Custodian, $2,304.00; Director of Equalization, $5,119.20; Register of Deeds, $2,624.00; Road and Bridge, $28,015.46; Community Health Secretary, $ 1,919.84; WIC Secretary, $243.36; Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, employee insurance, $14,016.68; SD Retirement System, withheld and match, $6,132.28; SD Supplemental Retirement, employee contribution, $1,770.001; Electronic Transfer, FICA, Medicare and Withholding Tax, $12,801.51.
AUDITOR’S ACCOUNT WITH THE TREASURER:
Cash on hand $1,565.95
Checks, less than 3 days $53,503.14 Petty Cash $200.00
First National Bank $18,958.76
MKKT. ACCT. – First National Bank $2,763,127.91
SD FIT $6,008.69
REGISTER OF DEEDS:
Regular fees, September, 2012 $1,983.42
Transfer fees, September, 2012 $1,380.00
HIGHWAY DEPT: The Highway was recognized for the Loss Control Safety Achievement Award it received from Safety Benefits, Inc. The Bad River road, mowing and gravel were discussed. Sullivan is to check on prices for a gravel screener.
CERTIFIED COUNTY OFFICIAL: Auditor Sharp was recognized for achieving 2012 Certified Official status.
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: Jacobson reported that at the Regional meeting for the Homeland Security Grant on September 22, 2012, Four-Corners Fire Department was awarded 10 pagers, law enforcement lap tops, and the school security cameras pending further approval.
LOSS CONTROL SURVEY: The survey from Safety Benefits, Inc., was discussed.
TRI-COUNTY RESCUE TRUCK REPLACEMENT was reported on by Jacobson, whom advised that the cost was covered through the yearly payments the county makes.
3806 and 3902 NORTH FRONTIER ROAD: Property owners along Frontier Road discussed the unattractiveness of the properties, fire hazard and the attraction of skunks, and asked for assistance from the County. The properties will be checked for noxious weeds and the property owners will be advised of the situation and the concerns expressed.
JAIL CONTRACTS: Prisoner rates at surrounding jails was discussed. Motion by Iversen, second by Jacobson, to have Sheriff Rathbun check pricing at Brule and Trip County jails for prisoner care. All voted Aye. Motion carried.
VETERANS MEMORIAL: Iversen advised that Great Plains Landscaping had been contacted, and estimates for pavers, etc., will be submitted at a later date.
STORAGE: The progress of gaining more storage area was discussed. Commissioners will discuss the progress of the Sheriff’s department with Sheriff Rathbun.
STANLEY/HUGHES HORSEMEN: Don Bergeson and Doyle Musick asked for use of the Schomer Barn again this winter for the youth group and roping from time-to-time for which they will provide proof of insurance to be filed with the Auditor’s office. The overhead door in the southwest corner was also discussed. Motion by Iversen, second by Davenport to allow use of the Schomer Barn again this fall and winter by the the Stanley/Hughes Horsemen. All voted Aye. Motion carried.
Commissioners were advised that the 4-H Finals annual meeting is scheduled for October 27, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., Casey Tibbs Center.
STIRLING RANCH RODEO: Nancy Stirling-Neuhauser thanked the Commissioners for use of the fairground facilities. It was suggested that some painting and clean up could be done at the fairgrounds. Mrs. Neuhauser asked for use of the facilities again on September 21, 2013. Motion by Davenport, second by Iversen, to allow the Stirling Ranch Rodeo on September 21, 2013, for $75.00 rent, plus utilities and proof of insurance. All voted Aye. Motion carried.
EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Davenport, second by Jacobson, to go into Executive Session for Personnel, SDCL 1-25-2(1), at 10:10 a.m. All voted Aye. Motion carried. Out of Executive Session at 10:25 a.m.
Motion by Scott, second by Iversen, to hire Dawn Sass as Deputy Treasurer at $13.52 per hour provided that she continue to do the welfare personnel work, court-appointed attorney fees, and confinement costs until such time as someone is hired and trained for said work, and that she shall serve a three-month probation period beginning October 10, 2012. All voted Aye. Motion carried.
Commissioner Davenport will sit in on the Deputy Auditor interviews.
ENERGY GRANT: Auditor Sharp advised that and application for additional funds for the Energy Grant had been submitted.
ADJOURN: Motion by Jacobson, second by Davenport, to adjourn at 10:33 a.m. (CDT). All voted Aye. Motion carried.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
Karen Sharp, Auditor Dennis Booth, Chairman