June 4, 2020

STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION

MINUTES

June 4, 2020

The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commission was called to order at 5:04 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 Treasurer Peggy Dougherty, Register of Deeds Bev Stoeser, Fairgrounds Manager Scott Deal, Highway Superintendent Lee Smith, Fort Pierre Chamber of Commerce Shane Kramme, Toni Ruff, Tara Adamski, Brooke Cronin, Carol Ann Pond 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 Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve May 5, 2020, Minutes. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.

CLAIMS:  Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Craig Heller, to approve Claims as presented. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.

ACE STEEL & RECYCLING INC            14.62  FRGRNDS REPAIRS & MAINT      

AIRTECH HEATING & COOLING INC       467.54  GOV BLDG REPAIRS & MAINT     

AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC      1237.50  MAY SUBSIDY BILLING          

RENEE ANDERSEN                      194.28  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

AT&T MOBILITY                       209.02  CELL PHONES 

BANKWEST INSURANCE                    806.00  4TH OF JULY RODEO WEATHER INS                

BANKWEST INSURANCE                  687.09  SD STATE HS RODEO INSURANCE  

BORNS GROUP                         934.00  SD STATE HS RODEO SUPPL      

LILA BRIGGS                         168.00  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

BUTLER MACHINERY CO                 322.76  R&B SUPPL/G3                 

CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC             104.00  GB/FG TRASH BILLING          

WICK COMMUNICATIONS                 189.09  MIN 3/26 & 4/7               

CELERITY BROADBAND LLC              145.58  FAIRGROUNDS WIFI             

CENTURYLINK                          85.28  4 CORNERS REPEATER           

CENTURYLINK                         208.66  OFFICE PHONES                

CHRISTY LUMBER                        5.60  GOV BLDG REPAIRS & MAINT     

WILL CLARK ELECTRICAL INC         21571.57  CRT HS REPR/FRGNDS ELEC PRJC

COMMTECH                            681.55  PANIC BUTTON SYS/AUD MAINT   

COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED INC       1666.67  JUNE MONTHLY SUPPORT         

CONNECTING POINT                    630.00  SERVER MNGD SRVCS 

COVE PLACE ROAD DISTRICT            1500.00  COVE ROAD DISTRICT          

COWBOY COUNTRY STORES PIERRE         48.80  GOV BLDG FUEL                

CROSSROADS TRAILER                  332.00  R&B SUPPL/T5/T6              

CWD INVESTIGATIONS INC              383.40  CRT EXPENSES                 

DSG-PIERRE                          118.39  GOV BLDG REPAIRS & MAINT     

DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE            31.20  2021 WESTERN STAR TITL/LICENS

PEGGY DOUGHERTY                     340.00  TREAS HEALTH INS/SUPP REIMB  

EDDIE'S TRUCK CENTER INC            100.97  R&B MAINT & SUPPL/T2/T8/TR101

ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE         995.10  PRIMARY ELECTION SUPPL       

SHIRLEY ELLWEIN                     168.00  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

FISCHER LAW OFFICE PROF LLC        2243.90  CRT APPT ATTRNY              

FLEET SERVICES                     1251.86  R&B/FRGRNDS FUEL             

FORT PIERRE CITY                     59.95  EXT COPIER LEASE & COPIES    

FORT PIERRE CITY                   1645.38  UTILITIES 

FORT PIERRE CITY                   488839.01  DUE TO CITY OF FORT PIERRE                   

ROGER A FULLER                      330.00  DOE HEALTH INSURANCE         

DORANNA SCHMITZ-GARRITY             156.00  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS      334.04  E-911                        

GRAHAM TIRE COMPANY                3157.72  R&B REPAIR & SUPPL           

GREAT PLAINS BROKERAGE             3224.00  FAIRGRNDS ANNUAL EVENT INS   

MARJORIE H GREGG                    150.00  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

CONNIE GRITTNER                      36.00  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

GARY GRITTNER                       162.00  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

HAYES COMMUNITY HALL                 50.00  PRIMARY ELECTION POLLING PLACE

BRADY HOFTIEZER                     945.00  FAIRGROUNDS MAINT            

HUGHES COUNTY FINANCE OFFICE       9920.00  APRIL JAIL BILLING           

INLAND TRUCK PARTS                  107.36  R&B SUPPL/T7

ISBURG-HOFMEISTER FUNERAL CHAPELS  2000.00  BURIAL ASSISTANCE #7772                

KAY PARK RECREATION                  18.00  FAIRGROUNDS MAINT            

LURA KIRKPATRICK                    229.80  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

KONRAD LAW, PROF LLC                 38.80  CRT APPT ATTRNY              

EILEEN KRAMER                        48.00  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

LAWSON PRODUCTS INC                 468.26  R&B MAINT & SUPPL            

LINCOLN COUNTY                      603.50  MENTAL ILLNESS               

LYNN'S DAKOTAMART                   134.15  GOV BLDG/JUDICL SUPPL/MAINT  

THOMAS P MAHER                      236.09  MAY EXPENSES                 

MARCO                               427.77  COPIER LEASE & COPIES        

MCLEOD'S PRINTING & OFFICE SUP      366.35  ELECTION/AUD SUPPL           

BARBARA MCQUISTION                  159.00  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

IRIS MELIGAN                        156.00  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

MENARDS - PIERRE                    907.26  GB/FG MAINT & SUPPL          

MICRO-FIX COMPUTERS                 240.00  TREAS REPAIRS & MAINT        

MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC       385.00  ROD EQUIP RENTAL             

MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION          153.92  COUNTY SHOP PHONE & INTERNET 

MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION          250.73  OFFICE INTERNET              

NANCY JO MIKKELSEN                  168.00  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO          59.81  COUNTY SHOP NATURAL GAS      

MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO          55.44  CRT HS/FRGRNDS NATURAL GAS   

KRISTI MORELAND                     204.60  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

MORRIS INC                          117.72  R&B MAINT & SUPPL/TRH2O      

NAPA                                 59.27  R&B SUPPL                    

JOANN NELSEN                        168.00  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

CARLY O'CONNER                      345.00  FRGRNDS MAINT                

CHARLOTTE O'DEA                     150.00  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

PHEASANTLAND INDUSTRIES              33.67  R&B MAINT & SUPPL            

CITY OF PIERRE                     8811.62  TRI-CO RESCUE/APRL MED DIR  

PITNEY BOWES INC                   1065.35  POSTAGE                      

QUILL CORPORATION                  2536.18  OFFICE SUPPL                 

JERRY RADA                          330.00  R&B HEALTH INSURANCE         

ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC        33.00  COUNTY SHOP SUPPL            

TONI RUFF                          2735.00  FRGRNDS MAINT                

RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC                 114.95  R&B SUPPL                    

RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC                 632.09  GB/FG SUPPL/MAINT            

STANLEY COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT       25.00  DW SHERIFF FEE

STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DIST       1325579.19  DUE TO SC SCHOOL              

BRAD A SCHREIBER                    176.55  CRT APPT ATTRNY              

JOAN BOOS SCHUELLER                 342.00  CRT APPT ATTRNY              

SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION          82.61  OFFICE LONG DIST/BIT         

SD PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY        1115.00  BLOOD TESTS                  

SD ASSN OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER     1773.00  CLERP

SD ASSOC OF COUNTY OFFICIALS          114.00  ROD M/P FUND

SD DEPT OF REVENUE                  53348.26  MV/VITALS/MENTAL ILLNESS                       

SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO            140.64  R&B MAINT                    

SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO             85.24  GOV BLDG SUPPL               

SHANE'S PHARMACY                    184.30  MEDICAL CARE                 

SIOUX NATION OF FORT PIERRE        4098.00  FAIRGROUNDS REPAIRS & MAINT  

BEVERLY STOESER                      36.00  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

SHIRLEY A SWANSON                   174.00  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

KATIE J THOMPSON                   3738.65  CRT APPT ATTRNY              

TWIN CITY FILTER SERVICE INC        149.36  GOV BLDG SUPPL               

US POSTAL SERVICE                   248.00  POST OFFICE BOX SRVC FEES    

VAN DIEST SUPPLY COMPANY           4571.25  W&P SUPPL                    

KATHLEEN JO WEISHAR                 171.00  PRIMARY ELECTION BOARD       

THOMAS WEMPE                        690.00  TAX REFUND                    

WEST CENTRAL ELECTRIC CO-OP        3600.00  FAIRGROUNDS LIGHT POLES      

WW TIRE SERVICE INC                 637.75  R&B REPAIR & SUPPL/G3/G1A/T8 

ZANDER AUTO PARTS                   159.62  R&B SUPPL                    

ZANDER AUTO PARTS                   288.38  FAIRGROUNDS REPAIRS & MAINT  

Register of Deeds:

Regular Fees May 2020 - $2,588.50

Transfer Fees May 2020 - $2,249.50

Treasurer and Auditor Report: Treasurer Peggy Dougherty presented the Commissioners with the Treasurer Report, April and May bank statement and daily cash, delinquent real estate and mobile home taxes, tax trust, miscellaneous receipts (Grants, Register of Deeds, Clerk of Courts, Equalization, Fairgrounds, Auditor, Motor vehicle), investments and Money Market reports. Auditor Philena Burtch presented the Commissioners with the April Budget Expenditure Report showing each department’s expenses as of April 30, 2020, and Outstanding Disbursements by Account as of June 4, 2020.

Grow South Dakota: Jared Groos greeted the Commission by telephone. Jared informed the Commissioners that Grow South Dakota assists with housing lending, emergency assistance, business lending and weatherization/furnace assistance. In 2019, Grow South Dakota investments in Stanley County totaled $161,802, serving 36 people. When Grow South Dakota provides these resources to Stanley County residents, Grow SD purchases materials and services from our local businesses and hires local contractors, when they are available. Stanley County’s funding greatly benefits households in our county.

Horse Racing: Shane Kramme informed the Commissioners that an application was sent to the Gaming Commission to request funding for horse races to be held at the Stanley County Fairgrounds in October 2020. The Gaming Commission meets on June 13, 2020. Shane explained that the funding requested from Gaming will be revolved in two years, the third year the Verendrye Benevolent Association will have to find other funding options.

Shane said, “Fort Pierre turning down horse racing would be like Huron turning down State Fair.”

Shane stated that VBA will help fund the construction of a new crows nest for the judges and cameras. The crows nest has to be big enough for 4 stewards, camera person and an announcer. The timer is now digital, so the crows nest will need electricity.

Opening the Stanley County Courthouse to Public: Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Craig Heller, to approve the opening of the Stanley County Courthouse to the public effective Monday, June 8, 2020. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.

Fairgrounds – Scott Deal informed the Commission that the new light poles are installed and ready for the new lights to go up. The City of Fort Pierre is working on attaching the brackets for the lights and should be up the week of June 15, 2020. The new shower house arrived on June 3, 2020. The Schomer Barn is cleaned out and ready for stalls to be placed. The arenas are 90% complete and will be ready for South Dakota State High School Rodeo June 16-20, 2020.

The 4th of July Rodeo is a go with one addition, Steer Tripping is new for 2020.

Carol Ann Pond – Abatement: Carol Ann Pond explained her May abatement request for Record #1672.

Executive Session – Personnel – SDCL 1-25-2(1): Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Mike Kenzy, to go into Executive Session-Personnel-SDCL 1-25-2(1) at 6:08 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.

Chairman Iversen declared to reconvene at 6:27 P.M.

Canvass of Primary Election: Upon review of the Canvass, Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve the Canvass for the Primary Election of June 2, 2020. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.

Stanley County Art Club Raffle: Toni Ruff explained that in June 2021, the Stanley County Art Club is planning a trip to Rome.  Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve Stanley County Art Club Raffle. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.

Highway Department:  Lee Smith presented to the Commissioners a report of work performed by the Highway Department for the month of May 2020, which consists of blading roads, hauling and laying gravel, repairing Cut-Across Road and work on equipment.

2020 Bridge Funding Agreement: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to accept and approve Chairman Iversen to sign SD DOT 2020 Bridge Funding Agreement for bridge preservation for structure number 59-219-391. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.

Local Federal Bridge Replacement Program/Removal: In 2019 South Dakota was allocated funding for the replacement of bridges listed in poor condition. DOT converted the local share to State Highway Funds and distributed the funds to counties and cities on a pro-rata basis based on the percentage of deck area in poor condition as reported on the National Bridge Inventory as of December 31, 2017. Stanley County has two bridges that would qualify for this program. Lee explained to the Commission that bridge 59-339-327 is located on Bad River Road and the State will replace it per Federal Aid Replacement Program Resolution for County and Urban Projects approved September 2018. Bridge 59-162-270 is located on 263rd Avenue and will need to remain in place, with load limits, until a different route can be agreed upon.

Seasonal Highway Department Wages: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve Road & Bridge Seasonal Workers Reed Stoeser and Ted Fenwick, wage increase to $25.00 per hour effective June 4, 2020. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.

Gravel Crushing:   Lee explained that piggy-backing off the Hughes County gravel crushing bid would not work for Stanley County. Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve to piggy-back off Buffalo County gravel crushing bid to hire Morris, Inc., to crush 80,000 ton of gravel at $3.05 per ton. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.

Temporary New Hire: Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Craig Heller, to approve the temporary hire of Kathleen Lehrkamp, $15.00 per hour, no benefits, as Auditor Assistant, effective May 14, 2020. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.

Automatic Supplement: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve Automatic Budget Supplement in the amount of $16,318.20 to reflect State Assistance for 2019 Snow/Flood Event for Road & Bridge State EM&D Assistance. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.

Discussion: The Commission discussed the possibility of horse races in October. If the Gaming Commission approves funding, the County Commissioners would like VBA to help set up the track rail, consider installing a make-shift crows nest at the top southwest corner of the bleachers instead of building another tall crows nest outside, and the horses at the fairgrounds for one week.

Adjournment: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to adjourn at 8:18 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.

ATTEST:                                                         BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

            (SEAL)

 Philena Burtch, Auditor                                               Dana Iversen, Chairman

 

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