STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
May 7, 2019
The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commission was called to order at 5:06 P.M.(CDT) by Chairman Dana Iversen with Commissioners Mike Kenzy, Craig Heller and Sonny Harrowa present. Commissioner Dennis Booth was absent. Also present were State’s Attorney Tom P. Maher, Director of Equalization Roger Fuller, Highway Superintendent Lee Smith, Fairgrounds Manager Scott Deal, Capitol Journal Dave Byrnes 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 Sonny Harrowa, to approve April 2, 2019, and April 23, 2019, Minutes. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
CLAIMS: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve Claims as presented. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ACE STEEL & RECYCLING INC 298.31 R&B SUPPL
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC 1237.50 APRIL 2019 SUBSIDY BILLING
AT&T MOBILITY 233.18 CELL PHONES
AVERA ST MARYS CAMPUS PHARMACY 11.15 JAIL MEDICAL CARE
AVERA ST MARYS HOSPITAL 3668.74 JAIL MEDICAL CARE
DURWARD BENBOW 415.00 CRTHS & LOG CABIN MAINT
BOTTOM LINE WELDING 600.00 R&B SNOW REMOVAL REPRS
PHILENA BURTCH 73.08 COURTHS SECURITY MTG
BUTLER MACHINERY CO 475.28 D7/G7/G1A/G7A/SNOW RMVL RPR
CAPITAL AREA COUNSELING INC 1122.00 QMHP EVAL
CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC 64.00 CRTHS TRASH BILLING 3/25-4/28
WICK COMMUNICATIONS 604.84 W&P/COMM MINS
CELEBRITY BROADBAND LLC 145.58 FAIRGROUNDS INTERNET
CENTRAL CULVERT SUPPLY 6240.00 COUNTY LINE RD/FLOOD
CENTURYLINK 85.28 4 CORNERS REPEATER
CENTURYLINK 241.62 OFFICE PHONES
TRAVIS W STOUT 1900.00 FAIRGROUNDS SIGN
CHRISTY LUMBER 166.71 SHOP SUPPL
COMMTECH 9909.32 CRTHS CAMRAS/DOORS SECURTY
COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED INC 1666.67 MAY 2019 SUPPORT
CONNECTING POINT 215.00 MANAGED SERVICES
COVE PLACE ROAD DISTRICT 1250.00 COVE ROAD DISTRICT
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES PIERRE 23.05 GOV BLDG FUEL
DAKOTA DATA SHRED 103.68 AUD MAINT
DON'S SINCLAIR 9741.21 #2 DIESEL
PEGGY DOUGHERTY 333.66 TREAS SUPPL/HEALTH INS
EDDIE'S TRUCK SALES 248.66 T2/TR16/T3/TRLR101
EXTREME TECHNOLOGY 6554.01 FAIRGROUNDS WIFI
FIRST DAKOTA ENTERPRISES INC 520.20 HAUL GRAVEL - FLOOD
FISCHER LAW OFFICE PROF LLC 1254.00 CRT APPT ATTRNY
FLEET SERVICES 1398.99 FUEL
FORT PIERRE CITY 78.22 EXT/CHN COPIER LEASE & COPIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 2195.29 UTILITIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 88742.76 DUE TO CITY OF FORT PIERRE
ROGER A FULLER 330.00 DOE HEALTH INSURANCE
GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS 334.04 E-911
GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR 290.44 G1A/G7A/G7 SUPPL
HUGHES COUNTY FINANCE OFFICE 10560.00 MARCH & APRIL JAIL BILLING
JC OFFICE SUPPLIES 89.62 R&B OFFICE SUPPL
JIM HAWK TRUCK TRAILERS INC 995.46 T9/T5 SNOW REMOVL REPR/SUPPL
MARK KATTERHAGEN 30.00 MENTAL ILLNESS
ROBERT T KONRAD 115.05 CRT APPT ATTRNY
KODY R KYRISS 1394.45 CRT APPT ATTRNY
LAWSON PRODUCTS INC 358.54 R&B SUPPL/REPAIR & MAINT
LUCY LEWNO 216.50 MENTAL ILLNESS
LINCOLN COUNTY 64.82 MENTAL ILLNESS
LITTLE FALLS MACHINE INC 450.24 G3 SNOW REMOVAL REPAIRS
DARCY LOCKWOOD 30.00 MENTAL ILLNESS
THE LODGE AT DEADWOOD 168.00 R&B SHORT COURSE
LYNN'S DAKOTAMART 134.11 GOV BLDG/R&B SUPPL
THOMAS P MAHER 388.62 APRIL 2019 EXPENSES
MARCO 407.43 OFFICE COPIER LEASE & COPIES
CURT MERRIMAN PRINTING 15.00 FAIRGROUNDS SUPPL
MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC 385.00 ROD SCANNER RENTAL
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 635.69 OFFICE INTERNET
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 344.05 COUNTY SHOPS NATURAL GAS
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 177.44 COURTHOUSE NATURAL GAS
MORRIS INC 80.00 G4 SNOW REMOVAL REPAIRS
BONNIE NICKELS 99.00 WIC TRAVEL
CITY OF PIERRE 110.00 MARCH 2019 MEDICAL DIRCTR
PITNEY BOWES INC 341.50 POSTAGE
POWERPLAN 669.80 G1A SNOW REMOVAL REPAIRS
QUALITY CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION 433.50 HAUL ROCK FLOOD
QUILL CORPORATION 1219.16 OFFICE SUPPL
R & W CONSTRUCTION LLC 433.50 HAUL ROCK - FLOOD
JERRY RADA 330.00 R&B HEALTH INSURANCE
ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC 12.00 R&B SUPPL
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 275.57 R&B SUPPL
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 614.14 GOV BLDG/FAIRGRNDS REPR/SUPP
DEAN SCHAEFER COURT REPORTING 30.00 COURT REPRTNG-MENTAL ILLNESS
BRAD A SCHREIBER 251.45 CRT APPT ATTRNY
SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION 161.05 OFFICE PHONES-LONG DIST-BIT
SD DEPT OF CORRECTIONS 86.70 COURTHOUSE MAINT
SD DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 1763.50 ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS/CHN
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 77216.05 MV/VITALS/MENTAL ILLNESS
SD ASSN OF ASSESSING OFFICES 210.00 DOE ANNUAL CONFERENCE
SD ASSN OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER 75.00 SDACC HIGHWAY PERSONNL WRKSHP
SD ASSOC OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 525.00 SDACO SPRING WORKSHOP
SD ASSOC OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 140.00 ROD M/P FUND
SD PUBLIC ASSURANCE ALLIANCE 645.98 JD TRACTOR INSURANCE
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 110.19 R&B MAINT
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 3.50 COURTHOUSE SUPPL
SILVER SPUR 546.00 OAHE DIST MTG
SIOUX NATION OF FORT PIERRE 115.50 R&B SUPPL
STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 359954.24 DUE TO SC SCHOOL
CHARLES G SWANSON 178.85 AFLAC REFUND
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 395.41 P11/PACKER/P10/P4 REPRS/SUPP
YANKTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT 50.00 SHERIFFS FEE
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 51.27 D7/G3 SUPPL
Register of Deeds:
Regular Fees April 2019 - $1,534.10
Transfer Fees April 2019 - $1,475.00
Auditor Report: Auditor Philena Burtch presented the Commissioners with the Budget Expenditure Report showing each department’s expenses as of March 31, 2019, and the Outstanding Disbursements by account & budget remaining as of May 7, 2019.
Director of Equalization: Roger Fuller requested to add omitted property and remove a mobile home for 2019 Payable 2020. Roger also stated the he needs a different, more reliable, vehicle.
Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve to add omitted property, Record #10574, value of $48,092, for 2019 Payable 2020 taxes. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve to remove Record #9665, value of $33,206. For 2019 Payable 2020, as mobile home has been removed from Stanley County. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Abatement: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve Abatement Record #6767 in the amount of $1,541.00, as Disabled Veteran exemption. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Record #8313 & #8314, Tabled by City of Fort Pierre until May 20, 2019 meeting.
Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve Abatement Record #7122 in the amount of $1,370.03, interest only. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
New Hire: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve new hire of State’s Attorney Assistant Harlie Petrak at $16.50 per hour with $1.50 raise at 90 days, with supervisor approval, $1.00 raise at 180 days, with supervisor approval, plus any cost of living increase approved by the Commission for all county employees. Effective date of April 23, 2019. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Highway Department: Lee Smith presented the Commission with a report of work completed for the month of April by the highway department. They have worked on a lot of flood control, filling washouts, culvert replacements, snow removal, hauling and laying gravel, and moving to the new shop.
Lee informed the Commission that R&W Construction will pour the retaining wall and base for the fuel tanks for $10,455.00. Lee spoke with the Fire Marshall regarding the specifications of placement. The fuel tanks should be 50 feet from the property line and must have an emergency shut off.
Fuel Tanks: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to purchase two 1,000 gallon single wall fuel tanks, not to exceed $35,000.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Gravel: The County needs 10,000 ton of gravel containing the correct P.I. for the Cut-Across Road soil stabilization project. The County will need more gravel for the fairgrounds parking lot.
Commission Harrowa recused himself from the discussion regarding B&B Equipment.
Sully County has a gravel hauling bid of 20¢ per ton mile from B&B Equipment that we can piggy-back off. The gravel will come from B&B Equipment pit at $4.00 per ton.
Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve purchase of 10,000 ton of gravel from B&B Equipment, at $4.00 per ton, with B&B Equipment hauling the gravel at 20¢ per ton mile as stated in Sully County bid. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Agtegra Coop Road Landing Permit Request: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to deny Road Landing Permit Request from Agtegra Coop. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Fairgrounds: Scott Deal received a quote for a sound system that is compatible with the WiFi system. He would like to get more information regarding how it works. Also, 4-H had offered to donate some funds, Scott will talk to 4-H.
Scott Deal, Fort Pierre Tourism and the City of Fort Pierre met with Horse Nation Indian Relay Council. Scott stated the meeting went well, they looked at the facility. Horse Nation Indian Relay will be at the Stanley County Fairgrounds July 26-30, 2019.
Scott informed the Commission that the gutters which were installed on the west side of the grandstand in 2018 are not doing what they were intended to do. Water is running between the gutters and the roof, and going down the side of the building. ABC Seamless looked at it and stated that it can be fixed.
Executive Session – Personnel – SDCL 1-25-2(1): Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to go into Executive Session-Personnel-SDCL 1-25-2(1) at 6:04 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Chairman Iversen declared to reconvene at 6:10 P.M.
Executive Session – Care of Poor 28-13-1 Case #2605: Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Sonny Harrowa, to go into Executive Session-Care of Poor 28-13-1 at 6:11 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Chairman Iversen declared to reconvene at 6:14 P.M.
Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to deny Care of Poor Case #2605. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Transfer Funds: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve transfer of $900,000.00 from General Fund to: Fire Fighting in the amount of $150,000.00; Emergency Management & Disaster Fund in the amount of $100,000.00; and Courthouse Building Fund in the amount of $650,000.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
SDSU Extension/Stanley County 2019 Memorandum of Understanding: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to accept and approve Chairman Iversen to sign amended 2019 Memorandum of Understanding between SDSU Extension and Stanley County. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Discussion: After much discussion as to the correct thing to do with the old fuel tanks located at the old county shop, it has been decided to remove the fuel tanks, leave the containment wall, and clean up the area.
Also, with the 2020 Census nearing, a request came regarding using the Commission Room for training census takers. The Commission will allow the training, as long as it doesn’t interfere with other scheduled meetings.
Upcoming Workshops: County Officials, Highway Office Personnel, Assessing Officers Conference, Vanguard Meeting.
Adjournment: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to adjourn at 6:33 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Philena Burtch, Auditor Dana Iversen, Chairman