December 6, 2022
STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
December 6, 2022
The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commission was called to order at 5:02 P.M.(CT) by Chairman Dana Iversen with Commissioners Dennis Booth, Mike Kenzy, Craig Heller, and Sonny Harrowa. Also present was State’s Attorney Tom P. Maher, Treasurer Bill Konst, Highway Superintendent Lee Smith, Fairgrounds Manager Scott Deal, Gary Grittner, Emergency Manager Cathy Strudle, Brosz Engineering Inc. Christian Hand, and Auditor Philena Burtch. The meeting commenced with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
AGENDA: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve the Agenda. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
MINUTES: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve November 10, 2022, Minutes. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
CLAIMS: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Dennis Booth, to approve Claims as presented. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
A&A TIRE AND REPAIR 321.95 R&B REPAIR/SUPPL
ACE STEEL & RECYCLING INC 684.94 FRGRNDS MAINT
AIRTECH HEATING & COOLING INC 1267.20 CH BLDG/FRGRNDS/R&B REPAIRS
AMERICAN STAMP & MARKETING 419.78 AUD/TREAS SUPPL
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC 1237.50 NOVEMBER SUBSIDY BILLING
ARAMARK 114.56 R&B MAINT
AT&T MOBILITY 200.36 CELL PHONES
AVERA MCKENNAN HOSPITAL 790.00 MENTAL ILLNESS
BELL BANK EQUIPMENT FINANCE 22819.40 2019 SNOWBLAST SNOWBLOWER
BINDERTEK 80.50 AUD SUPPL
BRULE COUNTY 1560.00 NOV JAIL BILLING
BUTLER MACHINERY CO 5259.37 R&B MAINT/SUPPL-L1/INVNTRY
CAPITAL AREA COUNSELING INC 1520.00 OCTOBER MCR
CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC 70.40 GOV BLDG TRASH BILLING
CAPITAL CITY 13.18 R&B SUPPL-P6
WICK COMMUNICATIONS 184.60 COMM MIN 10/04
CELERITY INTERNET 136.94 FRGROUNDS WIFI
CENTURY BUSINESS PRODUCTS 203.24 COPIER LEASE & COPIES
CENTURYLINK 85.28 4 CORNERS REPEATER
CENTURYLINK 220.34 OFFICE PHONES
CHANDLERS INC AUTOGLASS/RECYCL 486.80 FRGRNDS REPAIRS
TRAVIS W STOUT 200.00 FRGRNDS SIGNS
CHRISTY LUMBER 1457.00 FRGRNDS REPAIRS & MAINT
CHS INC 31985.25 R&B SUPPL-DYED DIESEL
COMMTECH INC 60.00 TREAS REPAIR & MAINT
COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED INC 1666.66 DECEMBER SUPPORT
CONNECTING POINT 307.00 SRVR MAINT
COVE PLACE ROAD DISTRICT 750.00 COVE ROAD DISTRICT
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES 85.00 GOV BLDG FUEL
CROSSROADS TRAILER 255.84 R&B SUPPL
DAKOTA DATA SHRED 43.26 AUD MAINT
DEERE CREDIT INC 3270.67 2017 JD 772GP MOTOR GRDR LEASE
DON'S SINCLAIR 421.52 FRGRNDS FUEL
DS SOLUTIONS INC 175.00 GENERAL ELECTION
EDDIE'S TRUCK CENTER INC 2084.65 R&B RPR/MNT/SPPL-T12/T2/TRH2O
ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE 2671.26 GENERAL ELECTION
FISCHER LAW OFFICE PROF LLC 1209.90 CRT APPT ATTRNY
FLEET SERVICES 2430.27 R&B/FRGRNDS FUEL
FLOYD'S KUBOTA 542.73 R&B MAINT/SUPPL-MOWER 1
FORT PIERRE CITY 534967.26 DUE TO CITY OF FORT PIERRE
FORT PIERRE CITY 699.74 EXT COPR LEAS/COPIES-EMPLY GTH
FORT PIERRE CITY 2597.83 UTILITIES
FRIMAN OIL & GAS CO INC 416.10 FRGRNDS PROPANE
FUN TIME RENTALS 39.40 MV NON COMMERCIAL REFUND
JASON GLODT 161.60 CRT APPT ATTRNY
GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS 200.00 E-911
GRAHAM TIRE COMPANY 150.00 R&B REPAIR-RT4828
GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR 13045.15 R&B TRACTOR RENTAL/SUPPL-G1A
GUNDERSON PALMER NELSON & 121.20 MENTAL ILLNESS
DAVID & JANET HANSEN 73.80 MV NON COMMERCIAL REFUND
HOGEN'S HARDWARE HANK 5.18 TREAS SUPPL
INLAND TRUCK PARTS 1.58 R&B SUPPL-T3
JC OFFICE SUPPLIES 224.14 R&B OFFICE SUPPL
VALERIE J LARSON 18.00 MENTAL ILLNESS BOARD
LEWIS & CLARK BHS 184.00 MENTAL ILLNESS
LUCY LEWNO 176.57 MENTAL ILLNESS BOARD
DARCY LOCKWOOD 18.00 MENTAL ILLNESS BOARD
LYNN'S DAKOTAMART 167.14 OFFICE SUPPL
THOMAS P MAHER 1960.60 NOVEMBER EXPENSES
MCLEOD'S PRINTING & OFFICE SUP 312.77 TREAS SUPPL
MENARDS - PIERRE 755.86 GOV BLDG SUPPL/MAINT
MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC 395.00 ROD EQUIP RENTAL
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 153.11 COUNTY SHOP PHONE & INTERNET
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 216.78 OFFICE INTERNET
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 499.85 COUNTY SHOP NATURAL GAS
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 950.50 CH BLDG/FRGRNDS NATURAL GAS
NAPA 51.97 GOV BLDG SUPPL
LORI NEMEC 22.10 MV NON COMMERCIAL REFUND
SCOTT PAZOUR 196.33 MV NON COMMERCIAL REFUND
CITY OF PIERRE 110.00 NOV MEDICAL DIRECTOR
PITNEY BOWES GLOBAL FINANCIAL 170.43 POSTAGE METER LEASE
PITNEY BOWES INC 213.72 POSTAGE
PRAIRIE WINDS 4-H LEADERS CNCL 175.00 WREATHS
QUILL CORPORATION 372.34 OFFICE SUPPL
REDWOOD TOXICOLOGY LABORATORY 100.00 TOXICOLOGY TESTS
ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC 12.00 R&B SUPPL
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 315.42 R&B SUPPL
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 107.08 GOV BLDG/FRGRNDS SUPPL/MAINT
SC STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DIST 1537003.97 DUE TO SC SCHOOL
DONALD & DEVYN SCHAEFER 14.60 MV NON COMMERCIAL REFUND
SD ASSOC OF CO WEED/PEST SPRVS 75.00 2023 W&P SUPERVISORS DUES
SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION 179.37 OFFICE LONG DIST/BIT
SD DEPT OF CORRECTIONS 455.18 FRGRNDS MAINT
SD DEPT OF REVENUE 99369.65 MV/VITAL/MENTAL ILL/ANML CNTL
SD ASSN OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER 1397.00 2023 SDACC/NACO MEMBERSHP DUES
SD ASSOC OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 92.00 ROD M/P FUND
SD ASSOC OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 755.84 2023 SDACO MEMBERSHIP DUES
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 92.12 GOV BLDG SUPPL
SIEBRASSE LAW OFFICE PC 859.94 CRT APPT ATTRNY
STERN OIL CO INC 6352.34 R&B MAINT/SUPPL-INVENTORY
K THOMPSON LAW PROF LLC 6163.41 CRT APPT ATTRNY
TITAN MACHINERY 613.00 R&B SUPPL-MOWER 2/C1
TRANSOURCE 123.31 R&B MAINT/SUPPL-EX1
DEANNA TURNEY 540.00 ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS
WENDELL LAW OFFICE PC 925.06 CRT APPT ATTRNY
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 50.00 R&B REPAIR-T7
YANKTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT 50.00 MENTAL ILLNESS
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 731.51 R&B SUPPL
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 89.72 FRGRNDS REPAIRS & MAINT
Treasurer Report: Chairman Iversen asked Treasurer Bill Konst how things are going? Bill informed the Commission that his office has been doing a courtesy call to property owners who have not paid their 2021 Payable 2022 property taxes. Bill stated the people have been very appreciative of the reminder, and the calls have been very productive.
Auditor Report: Auditor Philena Burtch presented the Commissioners with the October 2022, Budget Expenditure Report showing each department’s expenses as of October 31, 2022, and Outstanding Disbursements by Account & Budget Remaining as of December 6, 2022.
SALARIES BY OFFICE: Commissioners - $3,747.55; Auditor - $3,729.02; Treasurer - $5,520.97; States Attorney - $6,457.18; Custodial - $2,335.75; Director of Equalization - $4,188.45; Register of Deeds - $3,296.13; Road & Bridge - $22,537.03; Weed & Pest - $503.79; Fairgrounds - $6,224.00; Extension - $1,165.36; Employee Health Insurance - $17,365.13; SD Retirement System, withheld and match - $8,104.16; Electronic Transfer; FICA, Medicare and Withholding Tax - $18,130.78.
Register of Deeds:
Regular Fees November 2022 - $ 1,487.53
Transfer Fees November 2022 - $10,570.00
Brosz Engineering – Bridge Inspection Report: Christian Hand presented the Commission with the Stanley County 2022 Bridge Inspection report. During the course of performing routine bridge inspection, significant defects/deficiencies and maintenance items are encountered on various structures. The intent is to draw attention to encountered defects/deficiencies which may be potential safety concerns, effect structural capacity, and/or present budgetary planning for future replacement/rehabilitation efforts, and general maintenance. Mr. Hand explained that Stanley County has three bridges with significant findings; Pleasantview Road, Bad River Road (the State is in the early stages of replacing this bridge), and 291st Avenue.
Fairgrounds – Security Camera System: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Craig Heller, to approve the purchase and installation of Security Camera System from Extreme Tech Comm, for the fairgrounds, not to exceed $3,500.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
National Little Britches Panels: Scott Deal informed the Commission that Stanley County did not win the bid for the used panels.
Grandstand – City of Fort Pierre – Storage: Scott Deal informed the Commission that the City of Fort Pierre approved Stanley County Fairgrounds Lease Agreement during the City’s December 5, 2022, meeting. Rent is $1,500.00 per month, through April 20, 2023.
Fairgrounds Shop – Cement Floor: Scott Deal stated that for health and production reasons, a cement floor would be ideal in the shop. The dust and dirt cause hazards at times. The Commission suggested that Scott get a couple bids and will discuss this subject when a cost is determined.
12x20 Building – Donated to Fairgrounds – Upgrades: Scott Deal informed the Commission that a local developer donated an older 12x20 building to the fairgrounds. Scott would like to place it on a cement floor, install plumbing and electrical and use it for a concession stand, rodeo office and bathrooms near the crows nest on the east side of the arena. Scott will get bids for the upgrades.
Highway Department: Lee Smith presented the Commission with a report of work performed by the Highway Department for the month of November 2022, which consists of blading, hauling gravel, mowing, replace culverts on Richard Doud Road, service and maintenance of equipment.
Computers: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve the purchase of two computer systems from Wind Circle Network, Inc., not to exceed $3,390.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Surplus – Handy Hitch Mower hitches, A Falls V Plow, A Falls One-Way Plow, LandPride boom mower, 2009 Freightliner Cascadia truck, Miscellaneous Tires: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve to surplus Handy Hitch Mower hitches, A Falls V Plow, A Falls One-Way Plow, LandPride boom mower and miscellaneous tires, with a value of $5,800.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Lee Smith explained to the Commission that the 2009 Freightliner Cascadia truck runs good, it is a highway truck, not a county road truck.
Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Dennis Booth, to approve to surplus 2009 Freightliner Cascadia truck, with a value of $15,000.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Raise – Road & Bridge Michael Henderson: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve 50¢ per hour, 6 months raise to Road & Bridge Michael Henderson, effective December 23, 2022. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Security Camera System: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve the purchase and installation of Security Camera System from Extreme Tech Comm, for the highway shop and yard, in the amount of $2,610.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Emergency Manager – Cathy Strudle introduced herself as the new Hughes/Stanley Counties Emergency Manager to the Commissioners.
Government Building – Courthouse Shop: Tabled for more information.
Resignation – State’s Attorney Legal Assistant: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Dennis Booth, to accept Resignation of State’s Attorney Legal Assistant Lacey Boxley, effective December 6, 2022. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
2023 4-H/Extension Memorandum of Understanding: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to accept and approve Chairman Dana Iversen, to sign the 2023 SDSU Extension/Stanley County Memorandum of Understanding. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs – County Veterans Service Officer: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to re-appoint County Veterans Service Officer Janet Beck, for a period of four years, through the first Monday in January, 2027. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Grace Lutheran Church Raffle: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve annual Grace Lutheran Church Raffle, drawing will be February 2023. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Automatic Budget Supplement – Road & Bridge: Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Dennis Booth, to approve Automatic Budget Supplement, in the amount of $501.86, for Road & Bridge Health Insurance, to reflect COBRA insurance payment. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Bonus’ for Full Time County Employees: Tabled.
Executive Session – Personnel – SDCL 1-25-2(1): Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to go into Executive Session-Personnel-SDCL 1-25-2(1) at 6:43 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Chairman Iversen declared to reconvene at 7:09 P.M.
Discussion: Gary Grittner stated that he had attended a City of Fort Pierre strategic planning meeting. Gary informed the Commission that AMR is partnering with Tele-medicine.
Upcoming Workshops: Oahe District Meeting
The Year-End Commission meeting will be Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at 5:00 P.M.
Adjournment: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to adjourn at 7:13 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Philena Burtch, Auditor Dana Iversen, Chairman