October 4, 2022
STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
October 4, 2022
The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commission was called to order at 5:07 P.M.(CT) by Chairman Dana Iversen with Commissioners Dennis Booth, Mike Kenzy, Craig Heller, and Sonny Harrowa. Also present were Highway Superintendent Lee Smith, Fairgrounds Manager Scott Deal, Bill Konst, Shannon Konst, Gary Grittner, Lura Kirkpatrick, Darla Tibbs, Capital Journal Gwen Albers and Auditor Philena Burtch. The meeting commenced with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
AGENDA: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve the Agenda. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
MINUTES: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Dennis Booth, to approve September 6, 2022, Minutes, September 13, 2022, Minutes and September 20, 2022, 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 861.59 FRGRNDS MAINT
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC 1237.50 SEPTEMBER BILLING SUBSIDY
ARAMARK 113.48 R&B MAINT
AT&T MOBILITY 201.06 CELL PHONES
BRADEEN REAL ESTATE 956.00 FRGRNDS EQUIP/SUPPL
CAPITAL AREA COUNSELING INC 620.00 AUGUST MCR
CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC 601.40 GOV BLDG/FRGRNDS TRASH BILL
WICK COMMUNICATIONS 122.69 JULY MINS/CSDAD PUB HEARNG
CELERITY INTERNET 136.94 FRGRNDS WIFI
CENTURY BUSINESS PRODUCTS 158.36 COPIER LEASE & COPIES
CENTURYLINK 85.28 4 CORNERS REPEATER
CENTURYLINK 221.27 OFFICE PHONES
CHANDLERS INC AUTOGLASS/RECYCL 52.50 FRGRNDS MAINT
CHRISTY LUMBER 839.00 FRGRNDS MAINT
WILL CLARK ELECTRICAL INC 224.29 FRGRNDS REPAIR & MAINT
COLE PAPERS INC 74630900 431.62 FRGRNDS SUPPL
COMMTECH INC 60.00 SECURITY MAINT
COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED INC 1666.66 OCTOBER SUPPORT
CONNECTING POINT 259.00 SRVR MAINT
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES 207.69 DOE/GOV BLDG FUEL
DAKOTA DATA SHRED 86.52 AUD MAINT
DCI 26.75 TREAS BACKGROUND CHECK
DEERE CREDIT INC 14294.18 2019 JD 772G MOTOR GRADER
EDDIE'S TRUCK CENTER INC 714.39 R&B MAINT/SUPPL-T3-TR15-TR16
ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE 836.00 GENERAL ELECTION
EQUIPMENT BLADES INC 997.34 R&B MAINT/SUPPL-G8
FLEET SERVICES 2407.82 R&B/FRGRNDS FUEL
FORT PIERRE FIRE DEPT 16250.00 4TH QTR PAYMENT
FORT PIERRE CITY 16701.62 DUE TO CITY OF FORT PIERRE
FORT PIERRE CITY 70.85 EXT COPIER LEASE & COPIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 2932.44 UTILITIES
FOUR CORNERS FIRE DEPTMENT 5000.00 4TH QTR PAYMENT
FRIMAN OIL & GAS CO INC 141.12 R&B SUPPL
BRILEY GEBHART 40.00 4H FINALS STALL REFUND
GOLDEN WEST TECHNOLOGIES 824.40 E 911 SECURITY 3 YR
GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS 334.04 E 911
GRAHAM TIRE COMPANY 1456.70 R&B REPAIR/SUPPL-C1-T2
GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR 2181.48 R&B REPAIR/SUPPL-M6-G8-G6-M5
KEVA HEDMAN 182.93 R&B SUPPL REIMB
STACY R HEGGE 1223.26 CRT APPT ATTRNY
PATTI HESSEL 35.00 ANNUAL LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP
HOGEN'S HARDWARE HANK 10.68 FRGRNDS MAINT
BUDDY HOWIE 40.00 4H FINALS STALL REFUND
HUGHES COUNTY FINANCE OFFICE 16150.00 AUGUST JAIL BILL
HUGHES COUNTY JAIL 99.57 MEDICAL CARE
JACKIE HUSTED 297.36 EXT/4H TRAVEL
INLAND TRUCK PARTS 674.62 R&B REPAIR/SUPPL-T2
JC OFFICE SUPPLIES 82.72 FRGRNDS SUPPL
LARRY'S PLUMBING LLC 373.00 FAIRGRNDS REPAIR & MAINT
LAWSON PRODUCTS INC 75.77 R&B MAINT/SUPPL
LOCATORS & SUPPLIES INC 311.44 R&B MAINT/SUPPL
LYNN'S DAKOTAMART 241.15 OFFICE SUPPL
M G OIL COMPANY 296.40 R&B SUPPL
THOMAS P MAHER 2111.24 SEPTEMBER EXPENSES
MAY ADAM GERDES & THOMPSON LLP 2080.60 CRT APPT ATTRNY
MENARDS - PIERRE 213.78 GOV BLDG/FRGRNDS SUPPL
ANDREW & BROOKE MENTELE 1295.33 OVERPAID TAXES 10491
MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC 4245.00 ROD EQUIP LEASE/SCANNER
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 153.15 COUNTY SHOP PHONE & INTERNET
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 216.78 OFFICE INTERNET
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 17.57 COUNTY SHOP NATURAL GAS
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 66.52 CH BLDG/FRGRNDS NATURAL GAS
MORRIS INC 313.43 R&B REPAIR & MAINT
NAPA 76.95 R&B SUPPL
NEWMAN SIGNS INC 225.11 R&B MAINT/SUPPL
OAHE GLASS 411.13 R&B REPAIR & MAINT
PHEASANTLAND INDUSTRIES 361.99 R&B MAINT/SUPPL
PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DIST III 6550.00 DOE GIS
CITY OF PIERRE 110.00 SEPTEMBER MEDICAL DIR
PITNEY BOWES 291.25 POSTAGE
SHAWN PORCH 200.00 4H FINALS STALL REFUND
PAT PRINCE 198.80 R&B TRAVEL
QUILL CORPORATION 312.98 OFFICE SUPPL
REDWOOD TOXICOLOGY LABORATORY 150.00 TOXICOLOGY TESTS
ELIE RISSE 150.00 4H FINALS ELEC HOOK UP REFUND
ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC 12.00 R&B SUPPL
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 99.43 R&B SUPPL
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 162.83 FRGRNDS MAINT
STANLEY COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT 84215.25 4TH QTR PAYMENT/2022 RAM
STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DIST 32015.43 DUE TO SC SCHOOL
JOAN BOOS SCHUELLER 222.20 CRT APPT ATTRNY
SHANDA SCHUNOT 41.28 MV REFUND
SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION 187.88 OFFICE LONG DIST/BIT
SD DEPT OF CORRECTIONS 265.20 FRGRNDS MAINT
SD DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 1674.00 4TH QTR PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 123807.23 MV/VITALS/MENTAL ILLNESS
SD PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY 285.00 BLOOD TESTS
SD PUBLIC ASSURANCE ALLIANCE 1891.54 2022 FREIGHTLINER
SD ASSOC OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 80.00 ROD M/P FUND
SDSU-SDLTAP 125.00 LOCAL ROAD CONFRNC
CATHERINE A SEELEY 3429.84 CRT APPT ATTRNY
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 254.97 GOV BLDG SUPPL
SIOUX NATION OF FORT PIERRE 512.04 FRGRNDS MAINT
SMALL ENGINE HOUSE 20.94 FRGRNDS REPAIR & MAINT
SNOW WHEEL SYSTEM INC 3790.00 R&B MAINT/EQUIP-SNOW WHEEL
K THOMPSON LAW PROF LLC 954.35 CRT APPT ATTRNY
TITAN MACHINERY 494.64 R&B MAINT/SUPPL-M1
VERENDRYE MUSEUM 875.00 4TH QTR PAYMENT
MONA WEIGER 30.40 CRT RPRTR
WHEELHOUSE PLUMBING INC 408.00 FRGRNDS MAINT
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 827.45 R&B REPAIR/SUPPL-G8-TRLB-T2
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 98.66 DOE/FRGRNDS MAINT
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 377.50 R&B SUPPL
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 428.90 FRGRNDS REPAIR & MAINT
Auditor Report: Auditor Philena Burtch presented the Commissioners with the August 2022 Budget Expenditure Report showing each department’s expenses as of August 31, 2022, Fiscal Revenue Report as of August 31, 2022, and Outstanding Disbursements by Account & Budget Remaining as of October 3, 2022.
SALARIES BY OFFICE: Commissioners - $3,747.50; Auditor - $4,395.23; Treasurer - $6,060.44; States Attorney - $11,667.71; Custodial - $3,505.70; Director of Equalization - $8,271.25; Register of Deeds - $5,606.58; Coroner – 57.08; Road & Bridge - $35,832.02; Weed & Pest - $697.29; Fairgrounds - $10,734.03; Extension - $1,803.38; Employee Health Insurance - $15,131.86; SD Retirement System, withheld and match - $11,733.78; Electronic Transfer; FICA, Medicare and Withholding Tax - $27,941.81.
Register of Deeds:
Regular Fees September 2022 - $1,699.01
Transfer Fees September 2022 - $1,725.00
New Treasurer Appointment: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Dennis Booth, to approve the new hire and Appointment of William Konst as Stanley County Treasurer, starting annual salary of $45,000.00, with two (2) $2,500.00 salary increases; one at 6 months and one at 12 months, with Commission approval, plus any cost-of-living increase approved by Commission for all County employees, including benefits. Effective October 3, 2022. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Oath of Office was completed by William Konst, Treasurer.
Fairgrounds: Scott Deal informed the Commission that the National Saddle Club is looking at the Stanley County Fairgrounds for the 2023 schedule of events for ten days. The National Saddle Club allows the entire family to compete in a standardized set of pattern horse racing events for national competition. National Saddle Club is expecting around 200 contestants to participate.
Scott Deal stated that he would like to have concrete in the fairgrounds shop. It would be cleaner and healthier to work in instead of the dirt floor. The Commission asked Scott to put out bids.
Scott Deal is going to talk to Grossenburgs regarding extending the lease on the John Deere tractor so Scott can continue to groom the Schomer Barn arena throughout the winter riding.
South Dakota High School Rodeo – 2024-2025: Scott Deal informed the Commission that Stanley County received unanimous votes to co-host the South Dakota State High School Rodeo for 2024-2025.
Signage/Pictures: The rodeo pictures on the Grandstand are nearing their lifespan. Scott Deal donated the rodeo picture sign to the Sterling Family to auction the pictures off for a fundraiser for their program. Scott is in the process of choosing new pictures for a new sign.
Small Crows Nest: Scott Deal is planning to move the small crows nest to the east side of the south arena. Electricity will need to be run to the new location.
Indian Relay Races: Scott Deal informed the Commission that the Indian Relay Races was well attended, over 6,000 people in 3 days.
Highway Department: Lee Smith presented the Commission with a report of work performed by the Highway Department for the month of September, 2022, which consists of blading, hauling gravel, mowing, laying gravel on South Brown Church Road, Nemec Road, Richard Tolton Road and Bob Sidler Road, replace culvert on Bad River Road, install cattle guards at the Gertonson Pit, and service and maintenance of equipment.
Lee Smith has found a 2006 water tanker for $19,000.00; 2 axels, spread axel, 10,000 gallon, aluminum, clean 50 foot, with hydraulic pumps.
Hayes Shop Lighting: Lee Smith is waiting for a bid from Will Clark Electric to install new efficient lights in the Hayes Shop.
Raise – Road & Bridge: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve Road & Bridge Michael Henderson 50¢ per hour, 3 month raise, effective September 23, 2022. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Golden West Telecommunications Right of Way Application for Occupancy: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Sonny Harrowa, to accept and approve Golden West Telecommunications Right of Way Application for Occupancy for Project No. Murdo Exchange. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Five-Year County Highway and Bridge Improvement Transportation Plan: The Commissioners reviewed the Five-Year County Highway and Bridge Improvement Transportation Plan with Lee Smith. There was no public comment or discussion.
Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Craig Heller, to approve the Five-Year County Highway and Bridge Improvement Transportation Plan. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Emergency Medical Services Agreement: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Sonny Harrowa, to accept and approve Chairman Iversen to sign the Five-Year Emergency Medical Services Agreement with American Medical Response Inc. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Memorandum of Agreement – Opioid Settlement: Tabled for further clarification.
Courthouse Shop: The new owners of the lot are not asking the County move the shop. They are willing to renegotiate the lease price for the land that the shop sits on.
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.
Upcoming Workshops – Local Roads Conference
Discussion: The fire on Bunkhouse Road in August 2020, 2 fire suppression planes were ordered, and delivered. Stanley County will be receiving an invoice in the amount of $10,000.00 for the 2 planes. Once the County pays the invoice, Stanley County will submit an invoice to the State for reimbursement.
The Regular November Stanley County Commission Meeting will be Thursday November 10, 2022, due to the General Election on Tuesday November 8, 2022.
Adjournment: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to adjourn at 6:44 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Philena Burtch, Auditor Dana Iversen, Chairman