STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commission was called to order at 5:12 p.m. (CDT) by Chairman Scott with Commissioners Dennis Booth, Scott Deal and Dana Iversen present. Others in attendance were Auditor Karen Sharp, State’s Attorney Tom P. Maher, Treasurer Peggy Dougherty, Emergency Management Director Rob Fines, Director of Equalization Ron Nagle, Fairgrounds Manager Brenton Crane, Highway Superintendent Kelly McCollam, Craig Heller, David Neuharth, Dawn Sass and A. J. Stoeser. The meeting commenced with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
AGENDA: Motion by Harrowa, second by Deal, to approve the agenda. All Vote Aye. Motion Carried.
Motion by Iversen, second by Harrowa, to go into Executive Session for Personnel, SDCL 1-25-2(1) at 5:14 p.m. (CDT). All Voted Aye. Motion Carried. Motion by Deal, second by Harrowa, to reconvene at 5:30 p.m. (CDT). All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
MINUTES: Motion by Iversen, second by Harrowa, to approve the Minutes of August 12, 2014, with the following additions, to-wit: Motion by Iversen, second by Harrowa to purchase tin for the Schomer Barn from the Sioux Nation quotes for $24,880.88 from insurance proceeds. Motion by Harrowa, second by Booth, to deny Poor Relief Case #6437. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
CLAIMS: Motion by Iversen, second by Deal, to approve the claims. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ABC SEAMLESS 600. REPAIRS
TARA L ADAMSKI 3,592.54 COURT APPT ATTORNEY
AIRTECH HEATING & COOLING INC 140.00 REPAIRS
AT&T MOBILITY 144.18 CELL PHONES
AVERA QUEEN OF PEACE HEALTH 214.20 DRUG TESTING
BACK-NINE AERIAL 9,799.00 WEED/PEST SUPPLIES
BARBER CHEMICALS LLC 4,691.38 WEED/PEST SUPPLIES
BEST LAWN CARE 205.00 REPAIRS
BOTTOM LINE WELDING 111.70 REPAIRS
BUTLER MACHINERY CO 725.62 PARTS - SUPPLIES
CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC 62.75 TRASH
WICK COMMUNICATIONS 377.56 MINUTES
CENTURYLINK 240.86 OFFICE PHONES
CHRISTY LUMBER 262.65 REPAIRS
COCA-COLA OF CENTRAL SD/PIERRE 593.00 4TH OF JULY RODEO
COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED, INC. 1,666.66 SEPTEMBER SUPPORT
COUNTRY CARPET & FLOORING 497.50 FLOORING
COVE PLACE ROAD DIST 1,000.00 COVE ROAD DIST
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES PIERRE 105.10 GAS
DAKOTA BUSINESS CENTER 70.80 ROD SUPPLIES
PEGGY DOUGHERTY 55.50 TRAVEL DIST MTG
EAGLE SALES COMPANY 946.15 4TH OF JULY RODEO
EDDIE'S TRUCK SALES 548.28 TRUCK REPAIRS & PARTS
WADE FISCHER 4,465.77 CRT APPT ATTORNEY
FLEET SERVICES 1,747.16 GASOLINE
FORT PIERRE CITY 41.70 ANIMAL CONTROL
FORT PIERRE CITY 3,671.24 UTILITIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 73,469.95 DUE TO CITY
FORT PIERRE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 725.82 SALES TAX
FOUR CORNERS FIRE DEPTMENT 3,163.46 UTILITIES - HAYES SHOP
GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS 334.04 E-911
HUGHES COUNTY AUDITOR 8,160.00 JULY JAIL BILL
KYLIE A HUSTED 35.00 LIBRARY DUES
INLAND TRUCK PARTS 2,007.44 REPAIR
JC OFFICE SUPPLY 68.97 OFFICE SUPPLIES
JEROME BEVERAGE INC 92.60 MONSTER TRUCKS
ROBERT T KONRAD 6,068.43 CT-APP’T. ATTORNEY
LYLE SIGNS INC 156.81 SIGNS/MARKERS
LYNNS DAKOTAMART 11.42 SUPPLIES
THOMAS P MAHER 2,620.86 AUGUST EXPENSES
MARSHALL & SWIFT/BOECKH LLC 1,950.10 DOE SUPPLIES
MCLEOD'S PRINTING & OFFICE SUP 122.98 DOE SUPPLY
MERCHANTS CAPITAL RESOURCES 24,713.52 LOADER PAYMENT
MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC 375.00 ROD EQUIP LEASE
MID DAKOTA VEGETATION MNGT 7,469.70 WEED/PEST SUPPLIES
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 661.90 OFFICE INTERNET
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 32.10 NATURAL GAS
MORRIS EQUIPMENT LLC 383.74 REPAIRS
NOBLE INK & TONER 53.97 CARTRIDGES
DARLIS D PERRY 180.00 BLOOD ALCOHOL
PITNEY BOWES INC 387.01 POSTAGE/SUPPLIES
QUILL CORPORATION 261.84 DOE SUPPLY
RAPID CITY REGIONAL HOSPITAL 406.00 CORONER EXPENSE
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 525.35 SUPPLY
SCHMIDT SCHROYER MORENO LEE 26.10 WELFARE TRAINING
SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION 18.38 PHONE -BIT
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 145.00 ALCOHOL TEST
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 3,293.99 SALES TAX
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 143,168.61 MV & VITALS
SD LTAP 85.00 REGION 8 CONF.
SD ASSN OF ASSESSING OFFICES 600.00 DOE SCHOOL
SD ASS'N OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 1,155.00 COUNTY CONF.
SD ASS’N OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 138.00 COUNTY ASSOC-$2
KARA SEMMLER 2,927.10 CT-APPT. ATT’Y.
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 35.58 CLEAN RUNNERS
SHARPE RENTALS, INC. 14.76 MV REFUND
STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DIST 27,803.50 DUE SCHOOL
SUTLEYS TOWN & RANCH MARKET 13.90 SUPPLIES
THOMSON REUTERS - WEST 184.75 DOE EQUIP
TITZE ELECTRIC INC 997.49 REPAIRS
ULTRA INC 250.00 ROD CONTRACT
WENDELL LAW OFFICE PC 1,144.45 CT. APPT. ATTY.
CAELIE WILLIAMS 20.00 SUBPOENA
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 1,155.94 TIRE SERVICE
XEROX CORPORATION 215.92 COPIER
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 368.28 SUPPLIES
SALARIES BY OFFICE: Commissioners--$4,134.00; Auditor--$7,704.36; Treasurer--$7,668.06; States Attorney-- $8,236.80; Custodian--$3,576.00; Director of Equalization--$10,699.14; Register of Deeds--$4,176.00; Road and Bridge,--$35,530.23; Community Health Secretary--$3,092.76; WIC Secretary--$482.04; Fairgrounds--$6,378.45; Weed/Pest--$980.76; Employee Health Insurance--$17,922.96; SD Retirement System, withheld and match--$10,612.34; Electronic Transfer, FICA, Medicare and Withholding Tax--$20,854.06.
AUDITOR’S ACCOUNT WITH THE TREASURER:
Cash on hand --$1,207.82
Checks, less than 3 days-- $15,584.76 Petty Cash -- $215.00
ISF/No Account Checks--$380.55
First National Bank -- $50,583.77
MKKT. ACCT. – First National Bank $3,053,372.33
MKKT. ACCT. – Dakota Prairie Bank $67,338.32
SD FIT -- $6,011.88
Total -- $3,194,694.43
REGISTER OF DEEDS:
Regular Fees August 2014 -- $3,129.67
Transfer Fees August 2014 -- $2,427.00
COMPUTER PURCHASE: Motion by Booth, second by Deal, to approve purchase of two computers by the Auditor in the sum of $2,343.00 (Deputy Computer $1,299; Election Computer $1,044), plus installation. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
SURPLUS PROPERTY: Motion by Deal, second by Booth, to declare Auditor’s Micorfix, Inc., Pentium computer serial #12389 and HP Compaq computer serial #2UB540016T, which are of no value, surplus, and authorize Microfix, Inc., to dispose of upon installation of new computers. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Auditor and Treasurer reports were reviewed.
PROVISIONAL BUDGET – 6:00 P.M. –Time set for the purpose of considering the Provisional Budget. Highway Superintendent presented an updated highway department budget, and Emergency Management Director Rob Fines requested three percent increase to his contract. Motion by Booth, second by Iversen to defer further action on the budget until Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. (CDT). All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
NEW HIRE for DOE was discussed. Commissioners advised Director of Equalization Ron Nagle that at this time there would be no additional personnel hired for the equalization office.
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: Rob Fines gave an update that the repairs to the damaged antenna will be approximately $800. This is not covered by insurance as the tower does not sit on Stanley County property. The insurance company will be contacted to see about getting coverage for such items. Nothing new on grants. Still waiting for figures for the elevator lift.
FAIRGROUNDS: Manager Crane gave an update on upcoming events at the fairgrounds.
HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT: Superintendent McCollam gave Commissioners a list of day-by-day activities and reviewed the same.
Fuel quotes were received as follows: Midwest 3.179; Friman 3.189 and Don’s 3.2184. Motion by Iversen, second by Deal, to accept the Midwest bid for 9,000 gallon.
Superintendent McCollam will be attending the Region 8 Highway meetings in Rapid City, October 22 and 23, 2014
WEED AND PEST: Motion by Deal, second by Iversen, to appoint Cody Hostler to the Weed and Pest Board. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Motion by Iversen, second by Deal, to go into Executive Session for Personnel, SDCL 1-25-2(1) at 7:17 p.m. (CDT). All Voted Aye. Motion Carried. Motion by Deal, second by Harrowa, to reconvene at 7:34 p.m. (CDT). All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
DEOBLIGATION – FEMA FUNDS: State’s Attorney Tom P. Maher gave and update on the situation.
COOLING SYSTEM: Commissioners were advised that the air conditioner is in need of repairs or replacement.
COUNTY CONVENTION in Pierre, SD, September 15 – 17, 2014, will be attended by Commissioners Dennis Booth, Scott Deal and Sonny Harrowa; Auditor Karen Sharp; Register of Deeds Beverly Stoeser; Treasurer Peggy Dougherty; and Highway Superintendent Kelly McCollam.
Ron Nagle and James Roberts from the Equalization Office will be attending the Annual Assessors’ School in Pierre, SD, September 9 – 12, 2014.
WAK PAK SICA: State’s Attorney Tom P. Maher will draft a letter for Chairman Scott’s signature regarding the matter.
ADJOURNMENT: Motion by Scott, second by Harrowa, to adjourn the meeting at 8:17 p.m. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ATTEST: STANLEY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
Karen Sharp, Auditor Brian Scott, Chairman