STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
June 7, 2018
The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commission was called to order at 5:08 P.M.(CDT) by Chairman Dana Iversen with Commissioners Dennis Booth, Mike Kenzy, Craig Heller and Sonny Harrowa present. Also present were State’s Attorney Tom P. Maher, Treasurer Peggy Dougherty, Highway Superintendent Lee Smith, County Health Nurse Carmella Bourk, 4-H Volunteer Crystal Neuharth, Jonathan Neuharth, Extension/4-H Jackie Husted, Grow SD Mark Nelson, Bob Riter, Dave Askins, Capital Journal, and Auditor Philena Burtch. The meeting commenced with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
AGENDA: Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve the Agenda. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
MINUTES: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Dennis Booth, to approve May 1, 2018, Minutes. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
CLAIMS: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve Claims as presented. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ALL STATE TITLE COMPANY 56.67 MV REFUND
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC 1237.50 MAY 2018
RENEE ANDERSEN 194.04 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
AT&T MOBILITY 306.47 CELL PHONES
AVERA MCKENNAN HOSPITAL 2100.00 MENTALLY ILL
AVERA MED GRP PIERRE 41.00 R&B PROFESS SERVICES
ELSIE BAK 160.00 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
DANCI BAKER 35.00 ANNUAL LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP
BANKWEST INSURANCE 3203.46 FAIRGROUNDS EVENT INSURANCE
BEST LAWN CARE 390.00 CRTHSE/LOG CABIN MAINT
LILA BRIGGS 166.00 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
BRULE COUNTY AUDITOR 935.00 JAIL APRIL BILL
BUREAU OF HUMAN RESOURCES 51.00 DOE TRAINING
PHILENA BURTCH 33.93 R&B SUPPLY REIMBURSEMENT
BUTLER MACHINERY CO 225.23 R&B SUPPLIES
CAPITAL AREA COUNSELING INC 2275.47 MENTALLY ILL PROF SERVIC
CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC 74.00 CRTHSE TRASH BILLING
WICK COMMUNICATIONS 479.70 PUBLICATIONS
CENTRAL CULVERT SUPPLY 4268.00 R&B SUPPLIES
CENTURYLINK 85.28 4 CORNERS REPEATER
CENTURYLINK 241.47 OFFICE PHONES
CHANDLERS INC AUTOGLASS/RECYCL 170.00 R&B REPAIR & MAINT
COLE PAPERS INC 74630700 768.97 FAIRGROUNDS SUPPLIES
COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED INC 1666.67 JUNE MONTHLY SUPPORT
COVE PLACE ROAD DISTRICT 1500.00 COVE ROAD DISTRICT
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES PIERRE 108.84 FUEL
DAKOTA DATA SHRED 68.77 AUD MAINT
DAKOTA MILL & GRAIN INC 1.50 R&B SUPPLIES
DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES 21.20 TITLE & LICENSE
PEGGY DOUGHERTY 868.78 TREAS HEALTH INSURANCE
DS SOLUTIONS INC 175.00 PRIMARY ELECTION EXPENSE
EDDIE'S TRUCK SALES 1007.16 R&B SUPPLIES/REPAIR & MAINT
ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE 1488.23 PRIMARY ELECTION SUPPL
WADE FISCHER 959.37 CRT APPT ATTRNY
EDWARD & DIXIE FLOM 96.19 ABATEMENT REFUND
FLEET SERVICES 2802.09 R&B/FAIRGRNDS FUEL
FORT PIERRE CITY 90.60 COPIER LEASE & COPIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 170.27 COUNTY WELFARE
FORT PIERRE CITY 2927.80 UTILITIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 473918.60 DUE TO CITY FORT PIERRE
ROGER A FULLER 1030.78 DOE HEALTH INSRNC/PRMARY ELCT
GATEWAY AUTOMOTIVE LLC 50.71 MV REFUND
LADONNA GEUTHER 11.97 OVERPAID TAXES
GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS 334.04 E 911
CONNIE GRITTNER 36.00 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
GARY GRITTNER 166.00 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR 179.63 R&B SUPPLIES
HAYES COMMUNITY HALL 50.00 PRIMARY ELECTION POLLING PLCE
CORWIN HONDA 138.32 MV REFUND
HUGHES COUNTY FINANCE OFFICE 5920.00 JAIL - APRIL 2018
JACKIE HUSTED 47.76 EXTENSION TRAVL & CONFRENCE
INLAND TRUCK PARTS 46.64 R&B SUPPLIES/REPAIR & MAINT
BELLEN M JACOBSEN 172.00 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
RONALD JONES 21.53 OVERPAID TAXES
MARK KATTERHAGEN 15.00 MENTALLY ILL PROF SERVICES
LAVONNE E KELLY 166.00 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
LURA KIRKPATRICK 271.60 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
ROBERT T KONRAD 876.24 CRT APPT ATTRNY
EILEEN KRAMER 36.00 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
LEIDHOLT MCNEELY & LEIDHOLT 135.79 GOVT BLDG REPAIR & MAINT
KENDRA LENZ 36.00 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
LEWIS & CLARK BHS 160.00 MENTALLY ILL PROF SEVICES
LUCY LEWNO 166.47 MENTALLY ILL PROF SERVICES
DARCY LOCKWOOD 15.00 MENTALLY ILL PROF SERVICES
BRENDA LOUNSBURY 120.00 ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS
LYNN'S DAKOTAMART 37.17 GOVT BLDG SUPPL
THOMAS P MAHER 2744.83 MAY 2018 EXPENSES
GLENN MALM 6.95 OVERPAID TAXES
MARCO 416.17 COPIER LEASE & COPIES
AUDREY DORIS MATHEWS 219.04 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
BARBARA MCQUISTION 150.00 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
IRIS MELIGAN 156.00 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
MENARDS - PIERRE 323.99 GOVT BLDG REPAIR & MAINT
GAYLE A MERSCHEIM 162.00 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
ANUAR MEZA SOTO 324.48 COURT REPORTER
MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC 375.00 ROD EQUIPMENT
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 250.73 OFFICE INTERNET
NANCY JO MIKKELSEN 162.00 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 51.76 R&B NATURAL GAS
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 49.71 GOVT BLDG NATURAL GAS
KRISTI MORELAND 188.80 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
MORENO LEE & BACHAND PC 122.20 CRT APT ATTY-ADULT MENTLY ILL
MORRIS INC 27.14 R&B REPAIR & MAINT
NAPA 32.98 R&B SUPPLIES
JOANN NELSEN 166.00 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
BONNIE NICKELS 66.00 WIC TRAVEL
CHARLOTTE O'DEA 160.00 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
CITY OF PIERRE 1534.00 APRIL MED DIR/TRI CO RESCUE
PITNEY BOWES 473.14 POSTAGE
POWERPLAN 797.63 R&B SUPPLIES/REPAIR & MAINT
VEONA C PRINCE 197.08 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
PURCHASE POWER 166.89 POSTAGE
QUILL CORPORATION 296.15 TREAS SUPPLIES
MICHAEL RAUSCH 285.13 OVERPAID TAXES
RITER ROGERS WATTIER & 1732.50 WAR CREEK ROAD
RIVER CITIES TRANSIT 18500.00 YEARLY SUPPORT
ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC 12.00 R&B SUPPLIES
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 47.07 R&B SUPPLIES
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 243.93 FAIRGROUNDS REPAIR & MAINT
NORMA SCHILLING 166.00 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
BRAD A SCHREIBER 314.60 CRT APPT ATTRNY
SDACO 142.00 ROD M/P FUND
SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION 93.42 OFFICE PHONE-LONG DIST-BIT
SD DEPT OF CORRECTIONS 294.63 GOVT BLDG/FAIRGRNDS MAINT
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 410.00 ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 86969.50 MV/VITALS/MENTAL ILLNESS
SD RETIREMENT 550.57 SDRS FEE
KARA SEMMLER 455.90 CRT APPT ATTRNY
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 110.22 R&B MAINT
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 515.00 GOVT BLDG SUPPLIES
DON LEE SMITH 26.99 W&P SUPPLY REIMBURSMENT
STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DIST 1371253.01 DUE TO SC SCHOOL
BEVERLY STOESER 36.00 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
STEVE STOESER 44.20 R&B SUPPLIES
KATIE J THOMPSON 380.21 CRT APPT ATTRNY
PEGGY ANN TIBBS 162.00 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION
TOKIO MARINE HCC 908.00 4TH OF JULY WEATHER INSURANCE
DAVID UNRUH 835.00 OVERPAID TAXES
US POSTAL SERVICE 210.00 POST OFFICE BOX SRVC FEE
WALMART 328.94 R&B SUPPLIES/DOE AUTO EQUIP
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 216.75 R&B SUPPLIES/REPAIR & MAINT
YANKTON COUNTY 23.50 MENTALLY ILL PROF SERVICES
YANKTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT 50.00 SHERRIFF FEE
Z & S DUST CONTROL SYSTEMS 5459.10 BAD RIVER ROAD
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 213.79 R&B SUPPLIES
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 22.98 WEED & PEST SUPPLIES
Auditor’s Account with the Treasurer:
Cash on hand – $1,181.73
Checks, less than 3 days - $37,065.49
Postage - $100.00
Petty Cash - $215.00
First National Bank - $189,794.60
MKKT Account – First National Bank - $4,476,105.59
MKKT Account – Dakota Prairie Bank - $69,452.15
SD FIT - $6,057.89
Total - $4,551,615.63
Register of Deeds:
Regular Fees May 2018 - $2,711.80
Transfer Fees May 2018 - $1,687.00
Treasurer and Auditor Report: Treasurer Peggy Dougherty presented the Commissioners with Treasurers report, April and May bank statement and daily cash, delinquent real estate and mobile home taxes paid, tax trust, miscellaneous receipts, (Grants, Register of Deeds receipts, etc.), investments and Money Market reports. Auditor Philena Burtch presented the Commissioners with the Budget Expenditure Report showing each department’s expenses as of April 30, 2018, and the Outstanding Disbursements by account & budget remaining as of May 31, 2018.
Canvass of Primary Election: Upon review of the Canvass, Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Dennis Booth, to approve the Canvass for the Primary Election of June 5, 2018. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Executive Session – Care of Poor – SDCL 28-13-1: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Mike Kenzy, to go into Executive Session-Care of Poor-SDCL 12-13-1 at 5:20 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Chairman Iversen declared to reconvene at 5:22 P.M.
Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Dennis Booth, to approve Care of Poor Case #4786 in the amount of $170.27. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
County Health Nurse: Carmella Bourk presented the Commissioners with the Community Health Nursing Quarterly Statistics report for March, April and May 2018. WIC Caseload is stable. WIC is a program for low-income, nutritionally at risk pregnant women, infants and children up to 5 years of age. Some of the benefits are supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition education and counseling, screening and referrals to other health, welfare and social services.
Carmella is still traveling to Kadoka, Wanbelee and Fort Thompson. The County’s WIC secretary has been traveling with Carmella to Fort Thompson due to staff shortage. They will be in Fort Thompson June 7, 19, 21 and 26, 2018.
Grow South Dakota: Mark Nelson informed the Commissioners that Grow South Dakota, or NESCAP, invested $200,000.00 in 2017 for qualifying reciprocates of Stanley County. This includes five active business loans and heating and energy efficiency assistance for two households in Stanley County.
4-H: Crystal Neuharth introduced her son Jonathan Neuharth to the Commissioners. Jonathan is very involved and busy in 4-H with 11 chickens, 9 sheep, goats, taking and painting pictures. He has been practicing for the 4-H horse show, which is scheduled for June 18, 2018, at the Stanley County Fairgrounds. Jonathan is very excited for the horse show.
Crystal stated that 4-H has a lot of activities and responsibilities in the program. Some of the activities include livestock judging, horse show, special foods contest, dog show, public presentation, fashion revue workshop and contest and achievement days. Crystal thanked the Commissioners for their continued support with the program.
4-H/Extension Jackie Husted explained to the Commissioners that enrollment for Hughes/Stanley County, combined is at 219, at this time last year there were 223.
Executive Session – Legal – SDCL 1-25-2(3): Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Sonny Harrowa, to go into Executive Session-Legal-SDCL 1-25-2(3) at 5:38 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Chairman Iversen declared to reconvene at 5:57 P.M.
Bob Riter reported to the Commissioners that after several months of discussion with the State of South Dakota and FEMA, there is a settlement agreement. Bob asked the Commissioners to authorize him to sign the agreement, along with a stipulation to dismiss lawsuit.
Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to accept settlement agreement and approve Attorney Robert Riter to sign the agreement and stipulation to dismiss lawsuit. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Highway Department: Lee Smith presented the Commissioners with a report of the work completed in the month of May.
New County Pickup – Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve purchase of a new pickup for the highway department, not to exceed $33,000.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Trailer for Skid-steer – Motion by Craig Heller, second by Dennis Booth, to approve purchase of a new trailer for the Skid-steer, not to exceed $5,300.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
SDDOT Signage & Delineation Project – SD DOT will purchase and install new road signs and delineators. Once they are installed, it is up to the County to maintain them.
Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to accept and approve Chairman Iversen to sign SDDOT Signage & Delineation Project Agreement. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Different County Shop – The current county shop has black mold and it’s too small to do maintenance on most of the equipment, trucks and trailers. Chairman Iversen and Lee have been looking at, and are in negotiations for, an existing building located on Buffalo Road. It has 6 bays with plenty of space for equipment. The building sits on 2.77 acres of land, with an adjoining lot, it will be less than 5 acres, plenty of room for equipment, trucks, trailers and to stockpile materials as needed for certain projects.
Secondary Road & Main County Roads: Lee Smith would like to know who is responsible to clean out and maintain cattle guards. Commissioner Booth stated that there may be an Ordinance on the books. Auditor Burtch will research. Lee stated that there have been quite a few approaches developing off the county roads. There are State Laws regarding the specifics of new approaches and existing trails. Chairman Iversen would like to adopt these State Laws at a County Level. Lee would also like to adopt existing access trails into the County inventory and incorporate the approaches and existing access trails that connect to County roads into the Ordinance. He would like it to read that the Commission is informed, with plans before an approach is built, if not, a fine will be placed on the land owner. Once the Ordinance is approved, a publication will be made available to the public.
Fort Pierre Fire Department: New Fire Hall Land Agreement has been tabled until the regular July Commission meeting, as some wording needs to be changed.
Executive Session – Personnel – SDCL 1-25-2(1): Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Dennis Booth, to go into Executive Session-Personnel-SDCL 1-25-2(1) at 6:40 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Chairman Iversen declared to reconvene at 6:47 P.M.
Discussion: Stanley County had a jury trial June 6-7, 2018. The Judge told Tom P. Maher that she was impressed by the 100% jury selection turnout, it shows that Stanley County residents take their civic duty serious.
Fairgrounds: Sponsorship for the 4th of July Rodeo is going well. Scott Deal plans to talk to businesses again next week. Commissioner Heller stated that the area around the track needs to be mowed.
Auto Supplement: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Dennis Booth, to approve Automatic Supplement to the Fairgrounds Repairs and Maintenance in the sum of $2,500.00, to reflect post horse racing grounds clean-up funds. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
WIC Contract: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to accept and approve Chairman Iversen to sign FY19 WIC Contract. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Register of Deeds – Plat Cabinet: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve purchase of Plat Cabinet to be purchased with ROD M/P Fund, not to exceed $3,400.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Malt Beverage Liquor License Renewal: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve liquor license renewal for Chantier Creek Resort. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Raise: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Dennis Booth, to approve 50¢ - 1 year raise for Highway Assistant, Keva Briggs, effective June 21, 2018. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
July Commission meeting will be conducted Tuesday July 10, 2018.
Upcoming Workshops: SDACO Deputy Workshop, Vanguard Workshop
Adjournment: Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Craig Heller, to adjourn at 7:08 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Philena Burtch, Auditor Dana Iversen, Chairman