STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
April 7, 2020
The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commission was called to order at 5:05 P.M.(CT) by Chairman Dana Iversen with Commissioners Craig Heller and Sonny Harrowa present. Commissioner Dennis Booth and Mike Kenzy joined by telephone. Also present were State’s Attorney Tom P. Maher, Treasurer Peggy Dougherty, Fairgrounds Manager Scott Deal, Highway Superintendent Lee Smith and Auditor Philena Burtch. The meeting commenced with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
AGENDA: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve the Agenda. Roll Call Vote: Booth voted Aye. Kenzy voted Aye. Heller voted Aye. Harrowa voted Aye. Iversen voted Aye. Motion Carried.
MINUTES: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve March 3, 2020, and March 26, 2020 Minutes. Roll Call Vote: Booth voted Aye. Kenzy voted Aye. Heller voted Aye. Harrowa voted Aye. Iverson voted Aye. Motion Carried.
CLAIMS: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Dennis Booth, to approve Claims as presented. Roll Call Vote: Booth voted Aye. Kenzy voted Aye. Heller voted Aye. Harrowa voted Aye. Iversen voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ACE STEEL & RECYCLING INC 620.84 FRGRNDS MAINT
AMERICAN STAMP & MARKETING 277.89 FRGRNDS SUPPL-SDSHSR
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC 1237.50 MARCH 2020 SUBSIDY BILLING
AT&T MOBILITY 213.69 CELL PHONES
AVERA ST MARYS HOSPITAL 1851.70 MEDICAL CARE/MENTAL ILLNESS
BENCO PRODUCTS INC 80.00 W&P HANDHELD SPRAYERS
BUTLER MACHINERY CO 81.67 R&B SUPPL/RPRS/MNT/G4/G3/D7
CAPITAL AREA COUNSELING INC 1111.70 MCR/QMHP EVAL
CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC 64.00 CRTHSE TRASH BILLNG 2/24-3/29
WICK COMMUNICATIONS 968.20 ANNUAL SUBSCRPTN/W&P/MIN
CELERITY BROADBAND LLC 145.58 FAIRGROUNDS WIFI
CENTURYLINK 85.28 4 CORNERS REPEATER
CENTURYLINK 209.07 OFFICE PHONES
CHANDLERS INC AUTOGLASS/RECYCL 250.00 R&B REPAIR/G4
CHRISTY LUMBER 213.33 FRGRNDS REPAIRS & MAINT
CHRISTY LUMBER 6.50 R&B SUPPL
CHS INC 15135.00 R&B EQUIP/FUEL PUMP
WILL CLARK ELECTRICAL INC 24978.42 FRGRNDS RPRS/MAINT/ELEC HOOKUP
COMMTECH 120.00 CRTHSE PHONE SYSTEM REPAIRS
COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED INC 1666.67 APRIL 2020 SUPPORT
CONNECTING POINT 12689.00 MNGD SRVC/NEW SERVER
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES PIERRE 87.28 GOV BLDG & FRGNDS FUEL
DAKOTA DATA SHRED 117.08 AUD MAINT
D.A.V. CHAPTER 18 4800.00 2020 DAV VAN
PEGGY DOUGHERTY 330.00 TREAS HEALTH INSURANCE
EDDIE'S TRUCK CENTER INC 768.74 R&B SPPL/MNT/T3/T9/T7/TRLB/T10
ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE 425.00 DS200 & EXPRESVOTE TRAINING
FISCHER LAW OFFICE PROF LLC 3148.81 CRT APPT ATTRNY
FLEET SERVICES 1141.77 R&B & FRGNDS FUEL
FORT PIERRE FIRE DEPT 16250.00 2ND QTR PAYMENT
FORT PIERRE CITY 108.54 CHN/EXT COPIER LEASE & COPIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 2518.56 UTILITIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 48751.79 DUE TO CITY OF FORT PIERRE
FOUR CORNERS FIRE DEPTMENT 5000.00 2ND QTR PAYMENT
FRIMAN OIL & GAS CO INC 125.28 R&B GREASE
FRONTLINE PLUS FIRE & RESCUE 926.00 FY2020 FRONTIER RD SIREN SRVC
ROGER A FULLER 330.00 DOE HEALTH INSURANCE
KAREN GERDES 35.00 ANNUAL LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP
GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS 334.04 E-911
GRAHAM TIRE COMPANY 75.00 R&B REPAIR/M5
GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR 1169.05 R&B SUPPL/G1A
HOGEN'S HARDWARE HANK 56.79 GOV BLDG SUPPL
HUGHES COUNTY FINANCE OFFICE 11550.00 FEB JAIL & JUV BILLING
INLAND TRUCK PARTS 15.12 R&B SUPPL/M5
DAVID IVERSEN 22.60 OVERPAID TAXES REC #9207
TODD JONES 81.00 OVERPAID TAXES
KATHY KENZY 79.52 REIMB-SHERIFFS OFFICE-COVID19
JADDEN KING 20.00 SUBPOENA
DENA KINSELLA 1.12 OVERPAID TAXES
LAWSON PRODUCTS INC 165.08 R&B SUPPL/MAINT
LYNN'S DAKOTAMART 212.63 FRGRNDS & GOV BLDG SUPPL
MAGNEL LLC 1279.24 OVERPAID TAXES
THOMAS P MAHER 849.23 MARCH EXPENSES
MARCO 439.77 COPIER LEASE & COPIES
MENARDS - PIERRE 310.29 FRGNDS & GOV BLDG SUPPL
MICRO-FIX COMPUTERS 160.00 TREAS REPAIRS & MAINT
MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC 385.00 ROD SCANNER EQUIP RENTAL
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 250.73 OFFICE INTERNET
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 156.45 R&B PHONE & INTERNET
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 325.46 CRTHSE & FRGNDS NATURAL GAS
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 261.74 COUNTY SHOP NATURAL GAS
MUSCO CORPORATION 46500.00 FRGRNDS LIGHTING PROJECT
NAPA 5.29 GOV BLDG RPRS/MAINT-1999 DODGE
NAPA 184.16 R&B SUPPL
ANDREW OXFORD 35.00 ANNUAL LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP
JESSICA PAULSEN 6.80 CRT REPORTER
CITY OF PIERRE 110.00 FEB 2020 MEDICAL DIRECTOR
PITNEY BOWES GLOBAL FINANCIAL 170.43 POSTAGE METER LEASE
PITNEY BOWES INC 279.00 POSTAGE
QUILL CORPORATION 1455.40 OFFICE SUPPLIES
JERRY RADA 330.00 R&B HEALTH INSURANCE
ROBERT RICKETTS 130.92 OVERPAID TAXES
DIANDRA RIEDL 20.00 SUBPOENA
ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC 12.00 R&B SUPPL
TONI RUFF 1090.00 FAIRGROUNDS MAINT/SDSHSR
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 292.65 GOV BLDG/FRGNDS SUPPL & MAINT
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 25.97 R&B SUPPL
STANLEY COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT 62518.00 2ND QTR PAYMENT
STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DIST 173236.17 DUE TO SC SCHOOL
BRAD A SCHREIBER 503.85 CRT APPT ATTRNY
JOAN BOOS SCHUELLER 181.90 CRT APPT ATTRNY
SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION 73.90 OFFICE LONG DIST-BIT
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 80436.24 MV/VITALS
SD PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY 785.00 ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS
SD ASSN OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER 1773.00 CLERP
SD ASSOC OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 88.00 ROD M/P FUND
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 184.31 CRTHSE BLDG SUPPL
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 140.64 COUNTY SHOP MAINT
SHANE'S PHARMACY 345.48 MEDICAL CARE
SHARPE ENTERPRISES INC 21812.00 FAIRGROUNDS PARKING LOT
SIOUX NATION OF FORT PIERRE 3000.00 FAIRGROUNDS-CONTINUOUS FENCE
KATIE J THOMPSON 4720.90 CRT APPT ATTRNY
W L THOMPSON 430.46 OVERPAID TAXES
TITLES OF DAKOTA INC 0.09 OVERPAID TAXES REC #9962
TITLES OF DAKOTA INC 202381.07 FEMA/HAZARD MITIGATION
TOWNEPLACE SUITES 319.92 W&P ANNUAL CONFERENCE
VERENDRYE MUSEUM 875.00 2ND QTR PAYMENT
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 198.00 GOV BLDG MOWER TIRES
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 3077.80 R&B REPAIR/SUPPL/T8/SW1
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 169.83 FAIRGROUNDS MAINT
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 266.95 R&B SUPPL
Auditor’s Account with the Treasurer:
Cash on hand - $1,307.82
Checks, less than 3 days - $23,622.10
Postage - $100.00
Petty Cash - $215.00
First National Bank - $465,091.07
MKKT Account – First National Bank - $2,711,066.14
MKKT Account – Dakota Prairie Bank - $70,511.28
SD FIT - $6,248.11
Total - $3,278,161.52
Register of Deeds:
Regular Fees March 2020 - $1,496.90
Transfer Fees March 2020 - $ 511.50
Treasurer and Auditor Report: Treasurer Peggy Dougherty presented the Commissioners with the Treasurer Report, February and March bank statement and daily cash, delinquent real estate and mobile home taxes, tax trust, miscellaneous receipts (Grants, Register of Deeds, Clerk of Courts, Equalization, Fairgrounds, Auditor, motor vehicle), investments and Money Market reports. Auditor Philena Burtch presented the Commissioners with the February Budget Expenditure Report showing each department’s expenses as of February 29, 2020, and Outstanding Disbursements by Account as of April 7, 2020.
Fairgrounds - Lighting: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve the purchase of lights from Musco Sports Lighting in the amount of $46,500.00, instead of leasing. Roll Call Vote: Booth voted Aye. Kenzy voted Aye. Heller voted Aye. Harrowa voted Aye. Iversen voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Light Poles: Scott Deal received a quote of $1,500.00 per light pole from West Central Electric. They are 60’ poles and West Central Electric will install them.
Sound System: Scott Deal is back at square one for the sound system. The sound system from Extreme Tech Comm is not going to work the way it had been hoped. Scott was informed to contact Haggerty’s out of Rapid City regarding their systems.
Scott Deal informed the Commission that the big arena is a quarter complete. The Highway Department moved the road going by the arenas to the barns. Will Clark Electric is half done with the new electrical hook-ups. Scott ordered trees from Stanley County Conservation District, the trees should be ready to plant in May.
Highway Department: Lee Smith presented to the Commissioners a report of work performed by the Highway Department for the month of March 2020, which consists of hauling gravel, blading roads, drain culverts on Sansarc Road, bridge deck maintenance on Reuer Bridge, Tomahawk Bridge and Teton Bridge, sign maintenance, remove plows and wings from blades and work on equipment.
2014 Freightliner Truck: Insurance totaled out the 2014 Freightliner that was wrecked on March 12, 2020. The Commission is leaving the decision to Lee Smith to buy the truck back from insurance or let insurance take it. If the County buys the truck, insurance will pay the County $67,115, if insurance takes possession of the truck, insurance will pay the County $78,500. Lee would like to keep it for parts for the other 2014 Freightliner. Lee has been looking for another truck to replace the wrecked one. All the trucks he has found are automatics and all Detroit motors.
Bad River Road – Mag Treatment: People who live and travel Bad River Road have been asking if the County is going to apply another Mag Treatment. The treatment has been holding Bad River Road together the way it is meant to be. Lee will contact Z&S Dust Control to get something set up.
2020 Bridge Improvement Grant: Stanley County was awarded $274,300 Bridge Improvement Grant to complete Plum Creek Bridge. The Grant will pay for engineering and the rip rap project.
Lee would like to crush gravel at the Buffalo Pit. He has located a used screen that hasn’t been run for 5 years, it looks rough. Lee will look into it more.
State’s Attorney Network Security/Firewall: Tom is waiting for more information. No action was taken.
Commission Room Video Enhancement: The City of Fort Pierre requested the County Commission approval to install 2 TV screens and a camera in the County Commission Room. The setup would be for presentations and video conferencing only, no recording or broadcasting capabilities. The Commission does not feel this type of set up is necessary at this time.
Automatic Supplement – FEMA/Hazard Mitigation Grant: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Dennis Booth, to approve the Automatic Budge Supplement in the amount of $226,419.42, to reflect the FEMA/Hazard Mitigation Grant. Roll Call Vote: Booth voted Aye. Kenzy voted Aye. Heller voted Aye. Harrowa voted Aye. Iversen voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Automatic Supplement – WIC: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve Automatic Budge Supplement in the amount of $73.16, to reflect WIC reimbursement for WIC Secretary training. Roll Call Vote: Booth voted Aye. Kenzy voted Aye. Heller voted Aye. Harrowa voted Aye. Iversen voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Frontline Warning Systems Annual Service Contract – Frontier Road Siren: Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Craig Heller, to accept and approve Chairman Iversen to sign the Frontline Warning Systems Annual Service Contract for the siren located on Frontier Road. Roll Call Vote: Booth voted Aye. Kenzy voted Aye. Heller voted Aye. Harrowa voted Aye. Iversen voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Catholic Community Foundation 2020 Raffle: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Dennis Booth, to approve Catholic Community Foundation 2020 Raffle. Roll Call Vote: Booth voted Aye. Kenzy voted Aye. Heller voted Aye. Harrowa voted Aye. Iversen voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Hayes Hall 2020 Raffle: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve Hayes Hall 2020 Raffle. Roll Call Vote: Booth voted Aye. Kenzy voted Aye. Heller voted Aye. Harrowa voted Aye. Iversen voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Set Board of Equalization Meeting: The County Board of Equalization meeting has been set for Tuesday April 14, 2020, at 5:00 P.M. (CT).
Easter Holiday Closing: The Stanley County Courthouse will be closed Friday April 10, 2020, and Monday April 13, 2020, in observation of the Easter Holiday.
Discussion: Commissioner Iversen has been approached once again about access trails being blocked.
Auditor Burtch brought up the 4th of July Rodeo due to COVID-19. Her concerns are sponsors due to lack of revenue, and the safety and well-being of the participants and spectators.
Adjournment: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to adjourn at 6:32 P.M. Roll Call Vote: Booth voted Aye. Kenzy voted Aye. Heller voted Aye. Harrowa voted Aye. Iversen voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Philena Burtch, Auditor Dana Iversen, Chairman