STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
February 4, 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 Mike Kenzy, Craig Heller and Sonny Harrowa present. Commissioner Dennis Booth was absent. Also present were Coroner Gary Grittner, Deputy Coroners Jill Richardson and Shirley Swanson, Fairgrounds Manager Scott Deal, Highway Superintendent Lee Smith, Scotty Philip Cemetery Board Cliff Reuer, Brosz Engineering Derek McTighe and Wayne Crawford and Auditor Philena Burtch. The meeting commenced with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
AGENDA: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve the Agenda. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
MINUTES: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve January 7, 2020, Minutes. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
CLAIMS: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve Claims as presented. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ACE STEEL & RECYCLING INC 593.44 FRGRNDS REPAIRS & MAINT
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC 1237.50 JANUARY SUBSIDY BILLING
AT&T MOBILITY 211.48 CELL PHONES
BANK WEST 177.58 2017 REISSUE OVERPD TAXES
BUTLER MACHINERY CO 601.76 R&B SUPPL/SNOW BLOWER
CAPITAL AREA COUNSELING INC 1752.30 MCR/QMHP EVAL
CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC 64.00 CHBLDG TRASH BILL 12/30-1/26
WICK COMMUNICATIONS 11.83 R&B PUB/NOTCE OF INTNT-MINING
CELERITY BROADBAND LLC 145.58 FRGRNDS WIFI
CENTURYLINK 85.28 4 CORNERS REPEATER
CENTURYLINK 209.06 OFFICE PHONES
CHANDLERS INC AUTOGLASS/RECYCL 215.00 R&B REPAIRS & SUPPL/EXCUVTR
CHANDLERS INC AUTOGLASS/RECYCL 30.00 2017 REISSUE R&B REPAIR
CHRISTY LUMBER 288.44 FRGRNDS REPAIRS & MAINT
CHS INC 20446.86 R&B FUEL/DYED DIESEL
COMMTECH 129.99 GOV BLDG EQUIP
COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED INC 1666.67 FEBRUARY 2020 SUPPORT
CONNECTING POINT 711.00 MANAGED SERVICES
ACE STEEL & RECYCLING 59.38 R&B SUPPL
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES PIERRE 39.90 DOE FUEL
PEGGY DOUGHERTY 340.00 TREAS HLTH INSRNC/ADMIN FEE
DUFFY LAW OFFICE 900.00 ANNUAL LEASE AGREEMENT
EDDIE'S TRUCK CENTER INC 198.76 R&B MAINT/SUPPTR16TR101T3T2T7
FASTENAL COMPANY 12.19 R&B SUPPL - G7
FISCHER LAW OFFICE PROF LLC 104.50 CRT APPT ATTRNY
FLEET SERVICES 1997.85 R&B/FRGRNDS FUEL
FORT PIERRE CITY 72.75 CHN/EXT COPIER LEASE & COPIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 3009.15 UTILITIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 29683.64 DUE TO CITY OF FORT PIERRE
FOUR CORNERS FIRE DEPTMENT 949.12 HAYES SHOP UTILITIES
ROGER A FULLER 330.00 DOE HEALTH INSRNC
GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS 334.04 E-911
GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR 32.21 R&B SUPPL
HOGEN'S HARDWARE HANK 21.98 R&B SUPPL
HUGHES COUNTY FINANCE OFFICE 9360.00 DECEMBER 2019 JAIL BILL
INLAND TRUCK PARTS 10.32 R&B SUPPL - T16
JC OFFICE SUPPLIES 30.69 R&B SUPPL
JENNER EQUIPMENT COMPANY 847.00 TOOLCAT REPAIRS
JIM HAWK TRUCK TRAILERS INC 968.00 R&B SUPPL
RONALD JONES 21.53 2018 REISSUE OVERPAID TAXES
CHRISTINE KEIL 35.00 2018 REISSUE ANNUAL LIBRARY
KELLER ELECTRIC 3105.00 NEW FUEL TANK PUMP HOOKUP
LAKE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE 375.00 DECEMBER 2019 JAIL BILL
LEWIS & CLARK BHS 178.00 MENTAL ILLNESS
LODGE AT DEADWOOD 267.00 HWY SUPER SHORT COURSE
LUDEMANN FENCING 227.50 COMMERCIAL REFUND
LYNN'S DAKOTAMART 212.93 GOV BLDG/FRGNDS/R&B SUPPL
THOMAS P MAHER 89.77 JANUARY EXPENSES
MARCO 451.97 OFFICE COPIER LEASE & COPIES
MENARDS - PIERRE 145.98 GOV BLDG/R&B SUPPL
MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC 385.00 ROD EQUIP RENTAL
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 154.55 R&B PHONES & INTERNET
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 250.73 OFFICE INTERNET
SHAYNA MILLER 153.79 2018 REISSU 4TH OF JULY RODEO
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 534.63 COUNTY SHOP NATURAL GAS
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 450.69 CH BLDG/FRGRNDS NATURAL GAS
MORRIS INC 1591.67 R&B REPAIRS & SUPPL-PLOWS/G7
NE SD COMM ACTN PRGM 5000.00 2020 SUPPORT
NEWMAN SIGNS INC 189.44 R&B SUPPL
AUBRIE NORMAN 350.00 2017/2018 REISSUE 4TH OF JULY
OLINGER LOVALD MCCAHREN REIMER 137.57 2014 REISSUE CRT APPT ATTRNY
JESSICA PAULSEN 95.00 CRT REPORTER
DARLIS D PERRY 1080.00 ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS
CITY OF PIERRE 110.00 DECEMBER 2019 MEDICAL DIRECTR
PITNEY BOWES 197.30 POSTAGE
PAT PRINCE 10.84 2018 REISSUE JURY DUTY
QUILL CORPORATION 350.32 OFFICE SUPPL
JERRY RADA 660.00 R&B HEALTH INSRNC
RAPID CITY REGIONAL HOSPITAL 461.00 PROF SRVC
ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC 12.00 COUNTY SHOP SUPPL
ROCKMOUNT RESEARCH & ALLOYS 3044.74 R&B MAINT & SUPPL/G1A
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 568.26 R&B SUPPL
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 998.80 GOV BLDG/FRGNDS SUPPL/MAINT
DEAN SCHAEFER COURT REPORTING 60.00 MENTAL ILLNESS CRT REPORTER
BRAD A SCHREIBER 294.90 CRT APPT ATTRNY
LARRY SCHUESSLER 103.12 JUDICIAL WITNESS/TRAVEL
SCOTT SCOTT 53.70 2014 REISSUE JURY DUTY
SD ASSOC OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 120.00 ROD M/P FUND
SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION 70.09 OFFICE PHONES/LONG DIST/BIT
SD FEDERAL PROPERTY AGENCY 1325.50 FRGRNDS MAINT & PROJECT
SD DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 1602.64 1ST QTR PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 62781.11 MV/VITALS/MENTAL ILLNESS
SD PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY 480.00 ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 108.05 R&B MAINT
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 394.20 GOV BLDG SUPPL
SMALL ENGINE HOUSE 102.92 FRGNDS REPAIRS & MAINT
STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DIST 56966.00 DUE TO SC SCHOOL
TITAN MACHINERY 389.21 R&B MAINT/SUPPL-T9/SNOWBLOWR
KEITH VAN HOUTEN 50.00 2012 REISSUE GRAND JURY
WEED & PEST CONFERENCE 360.00 W&P CONFERENCE
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 11693.42 R&B REPAIRS/SUPPL-G3/G7/TR16
YANKTON COUNTY 110.50 MENTAL ILLNESS
YELLOW PAGE DIRECTORY SVS INC 365.00 2018 REISSUE INV MT09-1511748
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 1274.99 R&B MAINT/SUPPL-SB/SHOP/P2/P1
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 424.79 FRGNDS/GOV BLDG SUPPL
Register of Deeds:
Regular Fees January 2020 - $1,736.99
Transfer Fees January 2020 - $1,517.50
Auditor Report: Auditor Philena Burtch presented the Commissioners with the December Budget Expenditure Report showing each department’s expenses as of December 31, 2019, Fiscal Revenue Report as of December 31, 2019, Outstanding Disbursements by Account as of February 4, 2020, and the 2019 Secondary Road Monitoring Compliance Report.
Coroner 2019 Report: Gary Grittner presented the Commission with the 2019 Coroner Year End Report. Gary thanked his Deputies for their help, Jill Richardson and Shirley Swanson, Tiffany Sanchez could not attend the meeting. Gary stated the Deputies showed true community spirit and did a great job while never knowing when they would be called upon. The Coroner and Deputy Coroners had a total of 9 calls for the year.
Fairgrounds: New Hire - Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve the hire of Gary Shonrock, part-time fairgrounds maintenance, starting pay of $15.00 per hour. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Scott Deal informed the Commission that he received a quote for a new sound system that will run through the WiFi. The main control will be in the crows nest, which controls the lights and speakers. There won’t be speaker wire, just the 110 amp going to each light pole with a speaker attached. The Commissioners would like more information on how the system works.
Scott and Gary Shonrock have completed cleaning and remodeling the old ticket booths under the grandstand, the area is ready for paint.
Portable Shower House: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve purchase of 8’x44’ Transportable Shower Wide Body Advantage in the amount of $6,500.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Cliff Reuer with the Scotty Philip Cemetery Board wanted to thank the Stanley County Highway Department for all their work at the cemetery. Cliff stated that the highway department does a nice job with snow removal and blading the roads within the cemetery. Cliff knows that they don’t get the appreciation they deserve, so ‘Thank You’ from the Scotty Philip Cemetery Board.
Highway Department: Lee Smith presented to the Commissioners a report of work performed by the Highway Department for the month of January 2020, which consists of snow removal, blading roads and working on equipment.
Lee is checking rental and purchase prices of a gravel screen. Lee would like to screen gravel in the northwest corner of the county for the roads in that area. Lee explained that the County needs to crush gravel this year, he will figure where the crushing needs to be and how much is needed.
Brosz Engineering Derek McTighe informed the Commission that a public hearing regarding the sign project for Stanley County and the City of Fort Pierre has been set for February 19, 2020, at the Stanley County Courthouse. Brosz Engineering will discuss the proposed project and answer questions. During the hearing, there will be discussion regarding ‘No Maintenance’, ‘Minimum Maintenance’, or permanent road closer segments; Inventory of all roads under the jurisdictions to determine signing needs; Preparation of signing plans; Production of a map with names used for the rural addressing system applicable to Stanley County; and an aerial photographed map of the City of Fort Pierre showing location and type of existing and new or replaced signs.
Lee Smith and Derek McTighe explained to the Commission that the sign project is 100% Federally funded. Stanley County will have new signs where there haven’t been signs, more curve signs and speed limit signs, dangerous declines along roads will have delineators. The County and Brosz will work together to determine low/no maintenance roads. Then the Commission will need to approve a blanket resolution dedicating specified maintenance roads.
Derek McTighe explained that the contractor hired for the signage project will GPS each sign for the County, as once the signs are in place, the County is responsible for the upkeep.
Raise – Highway Department: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve 50¢ 6 month raise for Highway Department Joe Uecker, effective February 12, 2020. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Courthouse Portable Metal Detector, Metal Detector Wands and Panic Button System: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve the purchase of a portable metal detector and wands in the amount of $4,749.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Discussion regarding the panic button system has been suspended pending further information.
Automatic Supplement: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve Automatic Supplement to Road & Bridge in the sum of $66,428.88, to reflect SD DOT Bridge Special Funding. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Craig Heller, to approve Automatic Supplement to Judicial in the sum of $3,561.67, to reflect 2020 Court Security Grant. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Paul Marso Contract: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to accept and approve Chairman Iversen to sign Paul Marso, Personnel Consultant Agreement. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Combined Primary Election – School/County: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to enter into a Combined Election Agreement with Stanley County School District for the 2020 Primary Election being held on June 2, 2020, and authorize Chairman Iversen to sign. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Hughes County 2020 JUV Contract: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to accept and approve Chairman Iversen to sign Hughes County 2020 JUV Contract. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
First Amendment to Emergency Medical Services Agreement – AMR: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to accept and approve Chairman Iversen to sign the First Amendment to Emergency Medical Services Agreement. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
SDSU Extension Memorandum of Understanding: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to accept and approve Chairman Iversen to sign the SDSU Extension 2020 Memorandum of Understanding. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Upcoming Workshops: Annual Weed & Pest Conference, County Highway Superintendent Conference, ES&S Regional Training
Adjournment: Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Craig Heller, to adjourn at 6:50 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Philena Burtch, Auditor Dana Iversen, Chairman