August 13, 2019

STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION

MINUTES

 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:

July 2019

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 2019-09

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

ATTEST:

Philena Burtch, Auditor

(SEAL)

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

           (SEAL)

Philena Burtch, Auditor                                               Dana Iversen, Chairman

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