STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
AUGUST 7, 2012
The regular meeting the Stanley County Commissioners was called to order at 8:03 a.m. by Chairman Dennis Booth witt
Commissioners Marsha Davenport, Dana Iversen, D. D. Jacobson and Brian Scott present. Highway Superintendent Leo Sullivan, Director of Equalization Beth Dutt and Assistant David Reiss, State’s Attorney Thomas P. Maher, Director of Welfare Dawn Sass, Kelli Shuman, Tom LaFaive and Auditor Karen Sharp were also present.
AGENDA: Motion by Jacobson, second by Davenport, to adopt the Agenda. All voted Aye. Motion carried.
MINUTES: Minutes of July 19, 2012, shall be corrected as follows: ASSISTANT DOE: Motion by Jacobson, second by Davenport, to hire David Reiss at $12.02 per hour, with three (3) fifty (50) cent pay raises every six months for 18 months, to-wit: January 30, 2013; July 30, 2013; and January 13, 2014, plus any cost of living raises given to other county employees, and provided that David Reiss obtain designation as a Certified Appraiser Assessor within one year (July 30, 2013). Jacobson, Davenport, Iversen and Booth voting Aye. Scott voting Nay. Motion carried.
Motion by Jacobson, second by Davenport, to accept the minutes of July 19, 2012, as corrected. All voted Aye. Motion carried.
TREASURER AND AUDITOR REPORTS were accept as presented.
SALARIES BY OFFICE: Commissioners, $3,975.95; Auditor, $5,056.98; Treasurer, $4,939.38; States Attorney, $5,496.30; Custodian, $2,416.58; Director of Equalization, $4,241.35; Register of Deeds, $2,820.04;Road and Bridge, $29,446.19; Community Health Secretary, $2,081.27; WIC Secretary, $253.91; Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, employee insurance, $12,270.07; SD Retirement System, withheld and match, $5,902.94; SD Supplemental Retirement, employee contribution, $1,770.00; Electronic Transfer, FICA, Medicare and Withholding Tax, $12,059.67.
AUDITOR’S ACCOUNT WITH THE TREASURER:
July, 2012 Cash on hand $1,264.77
Bad Checks $411.77
Checks, less than 3 days $5,078.89
Petty Cash $200.00
First National Bank $82,382.93
MKKT. ACCT. – First National Bank $2,973,654.62
MKKT. ACCT. – American State Bank $66,536.51
SD FIT $6,008.39
REGISTER OF DEEDS:
Regular fees, July, 2012 $3,835.00
Transfer fees, July, 2012 $ 3,729.50
CLAIMS: Motion by Scott, second by Iversen to approve the verified claims as presented, plus Brandon Harrison $40.50; Karl’s $398.88; SD Counties $1,485.00; and St. Mary’s Healthcare $2,830.25. All voted Aye. Motion carried.
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC 1,143.35 JUNE 2012 MONTHLY SUBSIDY
AT&T MOBILITY 48.94 UTILITIES
BLACK HILLS CHEMICAL & JANITOR 154.38 SUPPLIES
BOTTOM LINE WELDING 1,936.35 SUPPLIES
BOTTOM LINE WELDING 606.74 REPAIRS/MAINT.
BRANDON HARRISON 40.50 MV OVERPAYMENT
BUTLER MACHINERY CO. 25,421.26 SUPPLIES
C & R SUPPLY 54.67 SWITCH KIT #1
CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC 58.00 TRASH BILLING
CAPITAL JOURNAL 422.51 ADVERTISING CENTURYLINK 324.98 UTILITIES
CERTIFIED LABORATORIES 168.11 SUPPLIES
CITY OF FORT PIERRE 148.65 UTILITIES
COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED CTR. 1,666.66 AUGUST SUPPORT
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES PIERRE 59.00 SUPPLIES
CHANDLER’S GLASS & RECYCLE 218.00 REPAIRS/MAINT.
CHRISTY LUMBER CO. 225.00 SUPPLIES
COMMUNICATIONS CENTER 1,107.82 SUPPLIES
DAKOTA BUSINESS CENTER 64.99 SUPPLIES
DIAMOND DRUGS, INC. 168.68 THOMAS CROOKSON MEDICATION DIAMOND MOWERS, INC. 66.86 SUPPLIES
DIESEL MACHINERY, INC. 85.71 SUPPLIES
DUFFY LAW OFFICE 344.40 COURT APPT ATTY
EDDIES TRUCK SALES 346.10 SUPPLIES ENVIROTECH 82.80 TRASH BILL
WADE FISCHER 3,826.90 DR - RB JR. -
FLEET SERVICES 11,915.00 SUPPLIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 2,440.99 UTILITIES
FOUR CORNERS FIRE DEPT 1,260.32 UTILITIES
GASRITE, INC 316.70 DYED FUEL & GAS
GOLDEN WEST TELECOMM. 334.04 911 SERVICE
GROSSENBURG IMPL. OF PIERRE 877.71 SUPPLIES
HANDY HITCH MFG, INC. 102.24 REPAIRS/MAINT.
HUGHES COUNTY AUDITOR 11,520.00 JUNE JAIL BILLING
INLAND TRUCK PARTS CO. 2,200.38 REPAIRS/MAINT.
DONALD A JANZ PH.D 1,100.00 PSYCHOSEXUAL ASSESSMENT KARL'S 398.88 2-DOOR REFRIG
LURA KIRKPATRICK 83.30 WEED/PEST MTG
KLEINS OFFICE PLUS 111.12 SUPPLIES
KLEIN’S OFFICE EQUIPMENT 43.70 SUPPLIES
LARRY'S PLUMBING LLC 125.00 LABOR & LARGE ROOTER
LEIDHOLT, MCNEELY & LEIDHOLT 91.84 SERVICE CALL/WALK IN COOLER
THOMAS P MAHER 2,442.58 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
MICRO-FIX COMPUTERS 105.00 WIRELESS CODE FOR ROUTER MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC 375.00 FURNITURE/EQUIPMENT
MICROFIX, INC. 69.75 SUPPLIES
MID DAKOTA VEGETATION MNGT 11,000.00 CORD BANDING FY 2012 MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 217.30 UTILITIES
MINNEHAHA COUNTY JAIL 100.00 MEDICAL CARE
MN WIRELESS, LLC 69.00 UTILITIES
MONICK PIPE & SUPPLY, INC 38.35 SUPPLIES
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 16.00 UTILITIES
ASHLEY OLSON 1.11 TAX TRUST
JESSICA PAULSEN 250.80 TRANSCRIPTS
DARLIS D PERRY 270.00 BLOOD TESTS
PIERRE CITY 6,862.03 MED DIR-911 SERV-RESCUE
PIERRE FLOWER SHOP 207.50 MEMORIALS POWERPLAN 586.25 SUPPLIES
QUILL CORPORATION 1,135.33 SUPPLIES
REGIONAL HEALTH 375.00 ALTON AUGUSTINE OLINGER,LOVALD & MCCAHREN PC 369.00 AWS
RIVER CITIES TRANSIT 16,000.00 2012 BUDGET
ROCKMOUNT RESEACH & ALLOYS, IN 2,014.93 SUPPLIES
MARK ROWEN 31.97 SUPPLIES RUNNINGS 286.60 SUPPLIES
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 49.96 SUPPLIES
SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION 15.48 UTILITIES
SD COUNTIES 1,485.00 2012 COUNTY CONVENTION
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 1,842.00 3rd-QUARTER BILLING
SD STATE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT 150.09 NEW FLAGS SDAAO 650.00 ASSESSOR SCHOOL
SD ASSN OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER 1,460.83 CLERP ASSESSMENT
SERVALL UNIFORM & LINEN 45.63 REPAIRS/MAINT.
ST MARY'S HEALTH CARE CENTER 2,830.25 - V1232970
ST MARY'S HEALTH CARE CENTER 93.52 PRISONER CARE
STANLEY COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT 2,549.20 2010 HLS GRANT
AJ STOESER 72.20 WEED/PEST MTG
SUTLEYS TOWN & RANCH MARKET 30.11 SUPPLIES
SMITH’S FIRE EXTINGUISHER 724.47 SUPPLIES
SUTLEY’S TOWN & RANCH 23.02 SUPPLIES
TEX'S JACK REPAIR AND WELDING 258.20 CHUTE REPAIRS
TITAN MACHINERY 321.91 SUPPLIES
ULTRA INC 10,240.00 JULY 2012 - 2013 CONTRACT
ULTRA, INC. 2,500.00 EQUIPMENT
US POSTAL SERVICE 32.00 CHN PO BOX FEE DUE
VAN DIEST SUPPLY COMPANY 630.25 SUPPLIES
WW TIRE SERVICE, INC 1,054.07 SUPPLIES
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 24.95 FLAT REPAIR
XEROX CORPORATION 176.86 COPIER LEASE/COPIES
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 209.08 SUPPLIES
AMBER FUNK 11.08 MV 54.5%, 1,5%, 2.5% AND 3%
BARRY HEISS 13.50 MV 54.5%, 1,5%, 2.5% AND 3%
HERMAN FENNELL 61.50 MV 54.5%, 1,5%, 2.5% AND 3%
KARL FISCHER 150.00 MV 54.5%, 1,5%, 2.5% AND 3%
KEITH BRIGGS 92.50 MV 54.5%, 1,5%, 2.5% AND 3%
KEVIN FORSCH 23.34 MV 54.5%, 1,5%, 2.5% AND 3%
RENEE MYERS 29.01 MV 54.5%, 1,5%, 2.5% AND 3%
RUSS STAGER 30.00 MV 54.5%, 1,5%, 2.5% AND 3%
SHARPE RENTALS INC. 37.50 MV 54.5%, 1,5%, 2.5% AND 3%
TIM BADGER 18.00 MV 54.5%, 1,5%, 2.5% AND 3%
HIGHWAY DEPT: Motion by Scott, second by Davenport, to enter into a Waste Tire Cleanup with Hughes County and authorize Chairman Booth to sign whatever documents are necessary.
WASTE TIRE CLEANUP GRANT APPLICATION AND JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT WITH
WHEREAS, Stanley County wishes to host a collection of waste tires for the Stanley County area; and
WHEREAS, Stanley County is eligible to apply to the SD Department of Environment and Natural Resources (Department) for SD Solid Waste Management Grant (SWMG) funds for the proposed collection and reuse or disposal of waste tires from the service area; and
WHEREAS, the costs of advertisement of the event and final disposal costs of the waste tires are eligible for reimbursement by the grant funds; and
WHEREAS, Hughes and Stanley Counties have developed a joint work plan and will submit this plan to the Department with the application for funding; and
WHEREAS, Hughes and Stanley Counties desire to enter into a Joint Powers Agreement to jointly conduct waste tire collection and disposal activities;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Stanley County Commission to submit and application for waste tire collection using SWMG funding for the proposed project; that the Stanley County Commission Chairman be authorized to execute and sign the SWMG application on behalf of Stanley County; and that the Stanley County Commission Chairman be authorized to negotiate a Joint Powers Agreement to conduct waste tire collection and disposal activities in conjunction with Hughes County.
Dated this 7th day of August, 2012.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
Karen K. Sharp, Auditor Dennis Booth, Chairman
Sullivan wishes to obtain retaining wall block for make a bunker at the fairgrounds. He will do some checking as to possible options. Commission requested the Highway Department to do some blading at the fairgrounds and pick up large rocks. Sullivan advised that work at War Creek is about finished. Commissioners commended the Highway Department for its work on Verendrye Drive and County Line Road.
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: Rob Fines gave update on the Homeland Security Grant. He requested that someone from the Commission serve on the Committee. Jacobson volunteered to serve on the Committee along with Sheriff Brad Rathbun.
Motion by Jacobson, second by Davenport, to authorize payment up to $500 for supplies throughout the season for a Food/Drink Trailer for Firefighters. All voted Aye. Motion carried.
OFFICE OF EQUALIZATION: Director Dutt introduced Assistant Director David Reiss. Motion by Davenport, second by Jacobson, to approve attendance by Dutt and Reiss at Assessors School and September, 2012, and authorization to order course work. Booth, Davenport, Iversen, and Jacobson voted Aye. Scott voted Nay. Motion carried.
Director Dutt requested authorization to purchase a new computer in the sum of $2,860.00 and laptop in the sum of $1,859.00 from Connecting Point. Motion by Jacobson, second by Davenport, to authorize the purchases based upon the data that was presented, and to also authorize checking into and purchase of a docking station. Booth, Davenport, Iversen and Jacobson all voted Aye. Scott voted Nay. Motion carried.
PRAIRIE DOGS: Tom LeFaive of Bad River Ranches asked if there could be an extension granted for the prairie dog issue between Bad River Ranches and Regina Iversen. Scott asked if LeFaive would be willing to sign a waiver if someone hits a prairie dog hole in the road. LeFaive said it have to be taken up with their legal staff. Maher advised that Bad River Ranches has an attorney and Iversen said she will get one. The parties are communicating and a possible deadline extension may be granted. The parties are to get together to come up with a plan.
PROVISIONAL BUDGET: Motion by Davenport, second by Jacobson, to authorize publication and notice of hearing of the Provisional Budget. All voted Aye. Motion carried.
OPEN MEETING LAWS: Maher asked that this be postponed until next month.
EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Davenport, second by Iversen to go into Executive Session for Poor Relief at 9:33 a.m. All voted Aye. Motion carried. Out of Executive Session at 9:39 a.m.
POOR RELIEF CLAIM: Motion by Iversen, second by Davenport, to approve Poor Relief Claim 2012-01 in the sum of $2,830.25. All voted Aye. Motion carried.
WAKPA SICA RECONCILIATION PLACE: Discussed correspondence from US Department of the Interior to place the Wakpa Sica Reconciliation Place in trust for the Sioux Nation. Motion by Iversen, second by Scott to appeal and direct State’s Attorney Maher to prepare documents and authorize Chairman Booth to sign. All voted Aye. Motion carried.
TEEN COURT: Kellie Shuman, Teen Court Coordinator appeared and gave an oversight of how the Teen Court space is being used now and how space will be utilized in the near future. There was also correspondence from Judge Brown regarding utilization of the space.
EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Iversen, second by Scott to go into Executive Session for Personnel at 10:12 a.m. All voted Aye. Motion carried. Out of Executive Session at 10:40 a.m.
FAIRGROUNDS: Booth will talk with the City about the fire hydrant. Casey Tibbs SD Rodeo Center is willing to set up an account for fairgrounds restoration. Discussed establishing a Fairgrounds Board with possibly two Stanley County Commissioners, two Hughes County Commissioners and someone from the Casey Tibbs SD Rodeo Center. The Commissioners will work on getting a proposal together. Fort Pierre Economic Development is requesting reimbursement for amounts paid to contractors at the fairgrounds in 2011. Motion by Jacobson to return monies to FEMA. Died for lack of second. Motion by Scott to give to Development Corporation. Died for lack of second. Motion by Scott, second by Iversen, to pay FEMA monies received in the sum of $15,204.32 to the Fort Pierre Economic Development as reimbursement in full for sums paid to contractors providing work at the fairgrounds during the flood of 2011. Scott, Iversen and Booth voted Aye. Davenport and Jacobson voted Nay. Motion carried.
SDACO CONVENTION AND ULTRA WORKSHOP: Motion by Scott, second by Iversen, to authorize attendance and travel of Auditor, Register of Deeds, Treasurer, Welfare Director and Commissioners to attend the SDACO Convention in Sioux Falls in September 2012, and to authorize Deputy Treasurer and Auditor to attend the Ultra Workshop in Pierre on August 8, 2012. All voted Aye. Motion carried.
TRI-COUNTY RESCUE SERVICES AGREEMENT: Jacobson will attend the meeting.
BUDGET MEETING scheduled for Wednesday August 22, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. (CDT).
ADJOURN: Motion to adjourn by Iversen, second by Scott, at 12:27 p.m. (CDT). All voted Aye. Motion carried.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
Karen Sharp, Auditor Dennis Booth, Chairman