STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
August 13, 2019
The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commission was called to order at 5:16 P.M.(CDT) by Chairman Dana Iversen with Commissioners Mike Kenzy, Craig Heller and Sonny Harrowa present. Commissioner Dennis Booth was absent. Also present were States Attorney Tom P. Maher, Treasurer Peggy Dougherty, Director of Equalization Roger Fuller and Nance Dewell, Highway Superintendent Lee Smith, Fairgrounds Manager Scott Deal, Four Corners Fire Department Clint Alleman, Fort Pierre Fire Department Rick Cronin and Justin Jones, Fort Pierre Chamber of Commerce Shane Kramme, GOED Scott Amundson, Kyle Peters and Dave Skaggs, FPED Dave Bonde, First District Ryan Hartley, The Right Turn Mary Gates, Norm Stoeser, Capitol Journal Del Bartels and Auditor Philena Burtch. The meeting commenced with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
AGENDA: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve the Agenda. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
MINUTES: Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve July 9, 2019, Minutes. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
CLAIMS: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve Claims as presented. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
AMERICINN FORT PIERRE 3235.67 4TH OF JULY RODEO
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC 1237.50 SUBSIDY BILLING FOR JULY 2019
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE 987.00 4TH OF JULY RODEO
TAMMY ANDERSON 23.44 JUROR FEE
AT&T MOBILITY 227.30 CELL PHONES
B & B EQUIPMENT INC 118711.65 R&B - GRAVEL
JANICE BOOTH 10.00 JUROR FEE
KARI BUCKLES 50.84 JUROR FEE
LAWRENCE BURTTS 50.84 JUROR FEE
BUTLER MACHINERY CO 5566.09 BLADES/L1/G3/M5/D7/INV
CAPITAL AREA COUNSELING INC 1264.80 JUNE MCR/QMHP EVAL
CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC 344.00 JULY TRASH BILLING
WICK COMMUNICATIONS 237.12 2018 ANNUAL REPORT
CELEBRITY BROADBAND LLC 145.58 FAIRGROUNDS WIFI
CENTURYLINK 85.28 4 CORNERS REPEATER
CENTURYLINK 242.53 OFFICE PHONES
CHRISTY LUMBER 1426.18 FAIRGROUNDS REPAIR & MAINT
COLE PAPERS INC 74630700 521.87 FAIRGROUNDS SUPPL
COMMUNICATIONS CENTER INC 480.00 ANNUAL TOWER LEASE
COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED INC 1666.67 AUGUST 2019 SUPPORT
CONNECTING POINT 215.00 MANAGED SERVICE
COPART 25.00 MV REFUND - AFM
CORELOGIC 385.96 OVRPD TAXES-REC 9153/8558/9235
CORELOGIC TAX SERVICE 971.98 OVERPAID TAXES - REC #6865
COVE PLACE ROAD DISTRICT 291.69 COVE ROAD DISTRICT
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES PIERRE 159.02 COURTHOUSE FUEL
EILEEN CRANDELL 10.84 JUROR FEE
SALLIE CUNY 80.00 4-H FINALS STALLS REFUND
DSG-PIERRE 62.04 COURTHOUSE REPAIR
BONNIE DALTON 51.68 JUROR FEE
DANI'S THISTLE SPRAYING 8391.25 2019 RIGHT OF WAY WEED SPRAYIN
NANCY DEWELL 174.68 SDSU GIS CONFERENCE
DON'S SINCLAIR 8934.80 R&B - #2 DIESEL
PEGGY DOUGHERTY 393.00 TREAS HEALTH INS/OAHE DIST MTG
EDDIE'S TRUCK SALES 1637.42 T7/SHOP/T3/T10
FISCHER LAW OFFICE PROF LLC 2552.10 CRT APPT ATTRNY
FLEET SERVICES 2514.60 R&B & FRGRNDS FUEL
FORT PIERRE CITY 74.38 CHN/EXT COPIER LEASE & COPIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 2498.61 UTILITIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 126678.48 DUE TO CITY OF FORT PIERRE
FOUR CORNERS FIRE DEPTMENT 2625.07 HAYES SHOP UTILITIES-JAN-JUN
FREEDOM MORTGAGE 1266.53 OVERPAID TAXES-REC #7016
FRIMAN OIL & GAS CO INC 187.69 R&B SUPPLY-EP2 & GREASE
ROGER A FULLER 330.00 DOE HEALTH INSURANCE
GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS 334.04 E-911
GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR 491.05 G1A & RENTAL TRACTORS SUPPL
DAVEY HAND 550.00 R&B REPAIRS-MOWER
HANSINE RANCH PARTNERSHIP 192.49 OVERPAID TAXES-REC #2979
BRET HANSON 120.00 4-H FINALS STALL REFUND
TINA HARROWA 18.40 JUROR FEE
DEBRA HICKS 11.68 JUROR FEE
JOHN HILLMER 50.84 JUROR FEE
HOGEN'S HARDWARE HANK 41.90 GOV BLDG & R&B REPAIRS/SUPPL
MARCIE HUBER 80.00 4-H FINALS STALLS REFUND
HUGHES COUNTY FINANCE OFFICE 99.50 MENTAL ILLNESS
JACKIE HUSTED 86.73 EXT SUPPL REIMB
DANA IVERSEN 50.00 JUROR FEE
JC OFFICE SUPPLIES 91.98 R&B SUPPL
JC OFFICE SUPPLIES 124.20 EXT SUPPL
JENNER EQUIPMENT COMPANY 2855.67 TOOLCAT REPAIR
KELLY INN AND SUITES 143.20 DOE SDSU GIS CONFERENCE
LAVONNE E KELLY 11.68 JUROR FEE
LARRY'S PLUMBING LLC 8998.00 COURTHOUSE MAIN WATER LINE RPR
LEIDHOLT MCNEELY & LEIDHOLT 90.53 COURTHOUSE A/C REPAIR
LILA'S SEWING & EMBROIDERY 580.00 4TH OF JULY RODEO
THE LODGE AT DEADWOOD 279.00 DOE IAOO CONF
RICKY LUDEMANN 10.84 JUROR FEE
LYNN'S DAKOTAMART 122.78 FRGRNDS MAINT/R&B SUPPL
THOMAS P MAHER 301.90 JULY 2019 EXPENSES
MARCO 467.97 OFFICE COPIER LEASE & COPIES
MENARDS - PIERRE 249.79 GB/R&B/AUD/FRGND SUPPL/MAINT
CURT MERRIMAN PRINTING 1980.00 4TH OF JULY RODEO-PROGRAMS
MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC 385.00 ROD SCANNER RENTAL
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 155.71 R&B PHONE & INTERNET
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 250.73 OFFICE INTERNET
TERRY MILLER 50.84 JUROR FEE
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 38.66 COUNTY SHOP NATURAL GAS
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 73.22 CRTHS BLDG/FRGRNDS NATURAL GAS
MORRIS INC 580.00 R&B REPAIRS-MOWER 2/M5
MORRIS INC 340.00 FAIRGROUNDS REPAIR & MAINT
CITY OF PIERRE 220.00 MAY & JUNE MEDICAL DIRECTOR
TROY PITLICK 13.36 JUROR FEE
PITNEY BOWES 198.40 POSTAGE
MICHELLE PODOLL 80.00 4-H FINALS STALL REFUND
POWERPLAN 98.21 R&B SUPPL-G1A
VEONA C PRINCE 73.52 JUROR FEE
R & W CONSTRUCTION LLC 14415.15 COUNTY BLDG REPAIRS & MAINT
JERRY RADA 330.00 R&B HEALTH INSURANCE
ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC 33.00 R&B SUPPL
ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC 56.50 ROD MAINT
ROBERT ROSE 85.28 JUROR FEE
TONI RUFF 1200.00 FAIRGROUNDS MAINT
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 54.99 R&B SUPPL
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 378.12 GOV BLDG SUPPL/FRGRNDS R&M
CASEY RYCKMAN 11.68 JUROR FEE
DEAN SCHAEFER COURT REPORTING 60.00 CRT REPORTING SRVC
SCOTT SCHWEITZER 10.84 JUROR FEE
MICHAEL SCOTT 50.84 JUROR FEE
SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION 204.51 OFFC PHNS/LNG DIST/BIT/FLAGS
SD DEPT OF CORRECTIONS 270.40 FAIRGROUNDS MAINT
SD ASSN OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER 380.00 COUNTY DIRECTORY
SD ASSN OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER 996.00 CLERP
SD ASSOC OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 370.00 2019 FALL CONVENTION
SD ASSOC OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 116.00 ROD M/P FUND
SD DEPT OF REVENUE 92740.62 MV/VITALS/MENTAL ILLNESS
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 185.78 R&B MAINT & SUPPL
SHANE'S PHARMACY 157.47 MEDICAL CARE
DON LEE SMITH 1000.00 TOOLCAT GRAPLE BUCKET
STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 216468.44 DUE TO SC SCHOOL
STERN OIL CO INC 3861.14 R&B BULK OIL
TITAN MACHINERY 1055.93 R&B MOWER 1 & 2/T2
WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE 1791.00 OVERPAID TAXES-REC #6499
WHEELHOUSE PLUMBING INC 2400.00 FAIRGROUNDS MAINT
ROBERT WILCOX 62.60 JUROR FEE
REBECCA WOLF 10.00 JUROR FEE
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 2504.55 R&B REPAIRS & MAINT-T2/G3
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 305.53 R&B SUPPL
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 41.28 W&P MAINT/FRGRNDS RPR & MNT
Auditor’s Account with the Treasurer:
Cash on hand – $1,644.85
Checks, less than 3 days – $124,540.59
Postage – $100.00
Petty Cash – $215.00
Bad Check - $563.60
First National Bank – $169,908.22
MKKT Account – First National Bank – $2,954,709.79
MKKT Account – Dakota Prairie Bank – $70,125.47
SD FIT – $6,184.26
Total – $3,327,991.78
Register of Deeds:
Regular Fees July 2019 - $2,299.70
Transfer Fees July 2019 - $3,346.50
Treasurer & Auditor Report: Treasurer Peggy Dougherty presented the Commissioners with the Treasurers report, July bank statement and daily cash, delinquent real estate and mobile home taxes paid, tax trust, miscellaneous receipts (Grants, Register of Deeds, etc.), investments and Money Market reports. Auditor Philena Burtch presented the Commissioners with the Budget Expenditure Report showing each department’s expenses as of June 30, 2019, Fiscal Revenue Report as of June 30, 2019 and Outstanding Disbursements as of August 13, 2019.
SD Governor’s Office of Economic Development – Sales & Use Tax Reinvestment Payment Plan: Scott Amundson presented the Commissioners with information regarding Livestock Development Projects to assist ag operations interested in growing. Scott briefly explained the Sales and Use Tax Rebate Programs, how the County can use funds and some of the rules and regulations that must be met.
Budget – Four Corners Fire Department – Fort Pierre Fire Department: Four Corners Fire Chief Clint Alleman stated the need for another fire pickup. Fort Pierre Fire Department Rick Cronin presented the Commissioner with an amended New Fire Station Proposal & Presentation including a County financial request of $15,000.00 each year until the new fire station is paid in full. Fort Pierre Fire Chief Justin Jones explained the rising cost of safety equipment and the on-going upkeep and repairs of the fire trucks and existing fire station.
Fort Pierre Chamber of Commerce/Stanley County – Expo Building – Resolution 2019-09: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve Resolution 2019-09 authorizing management of the day-to-day operation and scheduling use of the multi-use Exposition Building to the Fort Pierre Chamber of Commerce. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Resolution Authorizing management of day-to-day operation and scheduling use of the Multi-use Exposition Building
WHEREAS, Stanley County in cooperation with the Multi-use Exposition’s Expo Board desires to formally resolve and authorize the Fort Pierre Chamber of Commerce to manage the day-to-day operation and the scheduled use of said facility, pursuant to page 5, numbered paragraph 1, of the Joint Powers Agreement: Expo Building.
WHEREAS, Stanley County verily believes that the Fort Pierre Chamber of Commerce has previously served this purpose for several years; and
WHEREAS, the Fort Pierre Chamber of Commerce has requested a formal resolution of the Stanley County Commissioners thusly;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Stanley County Board of County Commissioners hereby authorizes and directs that the management of the day-to-day operation and scheduled use of said facility, pursuant to page 5, numbered paragraph 1, of the Joint Powers Agreement: Expo Building is vested in the Fort Pierre Chamber of Commerce
The Fort Pierre Chamber of Commerce shall cooperate and work with the Expo Building Board and the Stanley County Fairground’s Manager, in order to maximize the usage and benefit of the Expo Building for the public.
The County requests that the Chamber provide an end of year report. It is intended that the County shall consider for renewal this appointment along with its other annual resolutions and appointments in January.
Dated this 13th day of August, 2019.
STANLEY COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA
DANA IVERSEN, Chairman
Stanley County Commission
Philena Burtch, Auditor
Malt Beverage License & Retail Liquor License: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve Retail (on-off sale) Malt Beverage & SD Farm Wine License for Fred’s at Chantier Creek, LLC. All voted aye. Motion Carried.
Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve transfer of Retail (on-off sale) Liquor License from Steve Lehrkamp to Fred’s at Chantier Creek, LLC. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
District One – GIS: Ryan Hartley presented the Commission with a Letter of Agreement between District One and Stanley County for GIS Web Hosting and Parcel Maintenance. Ryan also demonstrated functions of GIS.
Highway Department: Lee Smith presented the Commission with a report of work completed by the Highway Department for the month of July 2019. Work consists of hauling gravel, blading, repairing Cedar Hill culvert washout and mowing. Lee informed the Commission that work on Cut Across Road will start within the next 2-3 weeks.
Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve the purchase of a 1992 Penmental tanker trailer in the amount of $1,500.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Section Line 14-14A is north on Highway 63, north of Kirley Road. The landowner wanted to drain the dam, cut the dam grade out and put oversized rock making the trail impassable. The landowner didn’t know is was a County trail. Tom P. Maher will set up a meeting with the landowner and Lee Smith to resolve the issue.
Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve the rental of 3 tractors from Grossenburg Implement at a rate of 22¢/hp per hour, for the 2020 mowing season. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
New Hire – Highway Department: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve the hire of Joe Uecker, truck driver /equipment operator/weed control, starting pay of $17.47 per hour, with two (2) 50¢ wage increases, one at 6 months and one at 1 year, with supervisor approval, plus any cost of living increase as approved by Commission for all employees. Start date of August 12, 2019. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Budget (cont): Mary Gates, Director of the Right Turn, informed the Commissioners that for many years The Right Turn has been supported primarily by a grant from the SD Department of Labor and Regulation. However, across the state, programs such as The Right Turn will receive a 5% reduction therefore it will not be possible to sustain their current level of service without additional revenue. Mary stated that the programs strengthen families and improve the local economy by providing opportunities for people to gain skills for better jobs. They support education across the lifespan, making sure that everyone has a chance to be successful, regardless of their circumstances.
Fairgrounds: Scott Deal has been busy with the full schedule of events at the fairgrounds. He would like to hire one full time helper and a part-time secretary. Scott applied for a $1,000.00 Grant for bleachers.
Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve the rental of 1 tractor from Grossenburg Implement at a rate of 22¢/hp per hour for the 2020 season. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
New Hire – Government Building Maintenance/Custodial Manager: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy to approve the hire of Rick Striker, Government Building Maintenance/Custodial Manager, starting pay of $15.00 with three (3) 50¢ wage increases, one at 6 months, one at 1 year and one at 18 months, with Commission approval, plus any cost of living increase as approved by Commission for all employees. Start date of July 29, 2019. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
DOE Vehicle: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve the purchase of a vehicle for Director of Equalization, not to exceed $15,000.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Raise: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve $1.50 per hour increase for Harlie Petrak, State’s Attorney Assistant, effective July 23, 2019. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Provisional Budget: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve publication of the Notice of Hearing of the Provisional Budget for 2020. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Upcoming Workshops: Fall County Convention
Adjournment: Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Craig Heller, to adjourn at 8:10 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Philena Burtch, Auditor Dana Iversen, Chairman