STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
September 8, 2020
The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commission was called to order at 5:00 P.M.(CT) 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, County Health Nurse Carmella Bourk, Fairgrounds Manager Scott Deal, Highway Superintendent Lee Smith, RDO Equipment Co. Wade Iszler, Butler Equipment Co. Chance Jandel, Capital Journal Del Bartels, 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 Amended Agenda. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
MINUTES: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve August 4, 2020, Minutes. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
CLAIMS: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve Claims as presented. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
AGE CORP 143.75 COMMERCIAL MV REFUND
AIRTECH HEATING & COOLING INC 926.82 COURTHOUSE REPAIRS
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC 1237.50 AUGUST 2020 SUBSIDY BILLING
ARCTIC GLACIER USA INC 310.50 SDSHSR SUPPL
AT&T MOBILITY 172.20 CELL PHONES
AVERA MED GRP PIERRE 82.00 R&B TESTING
BECK MOTOR COMPANY 203.28 R&B SUPPL/R&M-2015 CHEVY
DURWARD BENBOW 415.00 CH BLDG/LOG CABIN MAINT
BOB KINDLE 92.50 R&B SUPPL/R&M-D7
BUTLER MACHINERY CO 640.13 R&B SUPPL-G4-G3-L1
CAPITAL AREA COUNSELING INC 1063.92 JULY MCR/QMHP EVAL
CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC 1024.00 GOV BLDG/FRGRNDS TRASH BILL
WICK COMMUNICATIONS 203.00 R&B ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION
WICK COMMUNICATIONS 798.41 PUBLICATIONS
CELERITY BROADBAND LLC 136.94 FRGRNDS WIFI
CENTURYLINK 85.28 4 CORNERS REPEATER
CENTURYLINK 209.86 OFFICE PHONES
TRAVIS W STOUT 100.00 JUDICIAL SIGNS
WILL CLARK ELECTRICAL INC 170.40 FRGRNDS REPAIRS
COLE PAPERS INC 74630900 708.98 FRGRNDS SUPPL
COMMTECH 639.98 CH BLDG REPAIRS
COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED INC 1666.66 SEPTEMBER SUPPORT
CORELOGIC CENTRALIZED REFUNDS 509.59 TAX REFUND REC 6628
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES 169.00 CH BLDG FUEL
DAKOTA DATA SHRED 80.00 AUD MAINT
DSG-PIERRE 150.63 GOV BLDG REPAIRS & MAINT
DON'S SINCLAIR 13398.00 R&B SUPPL-#2 DIESEL
PEGGY DOUGHERTY 340.00 TREAS HEALTH INSRNC/ADMIN FEE
EDDIE'S TRUCK CENTER INC 3043.29 R&B SUPPL/REPAIRS & MAINT-T3
FISCHER LAW OFFICE PROF LLC 690.55 CRT APPT ATTRNY
FLEET SERVICES 2719.09 R&B/FRGRNDS FUEL
FORT PIERRE CITY 3245.92 CHN/EXT COPIER LEASE & COPIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 15176.42 DUE TO CITY OF FORT PIERRE
FRIMAN OIL & GAS CO INC 237.46 R&B SUPPL - DELO/MOLY GREASE
ROGER A FULLER 330.00 DOE HEALTH INSRNCE
GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS 334.04 E-911
GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR 46.28 R&B SUPPL - M6
HENRY SALES 5184.00 FRGRNDS-PANELS
HOGEN'S HARDWARE HANK 19.96 R&B SUPPL-TR101
HUGHES COUNTY FINANCE OFFICE 15600.00 JULY JAIL & JUV BILLING
JENNER EQUIPMENT COMPANY 577.02 FRGNDS TOOL CAT
JOSIE KENNEDY 180.00 4H FINALS
KONRAD LAW, PROF LLC 1521.45 CRT APPT ATTRNY
MICHAEL S LEE 1095.00 FRGRNDS MAINT
LINCOLN COUNTY 426.15 MENTAL ILLNESS
LYNN'S DAKOTAMART 264.59 GOV BLDG/FRGRNDS SUPPL
THOMAS P MAHER 876.46 AUGUST EXPENSES
MARCO 427.77 COPIER LEASE & COPIES
SHAWNA MARZAHN 160.00 4H FINALS STALL REFUND
MENARDS - PIERRE 252.94 GOV BLDG SUPPL
MICHAEL TODD & COMPANY INC 54.00 R&B SUPPL/MAINT
MICRO-FIX COMPUTERS 80.95 R&B SUPPL
MICRO-FIX COMPUTERS 200.00 TREAS REPAIRS & MAINT
MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC 385.00 ROD EQUIP RENTAL
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 151.66 COUNTY SHOP PHONE & INTERNET
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 240.00 OFFICE INTERNET
MINNEHAHA COUNTY AUDITOR 18.41 MENTAL ILLNESS
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 18.16 COUNTY SHOP NATURAL GAS
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 103.32 CH BLDG/FRGNDS NATURAL GAS
HARLEY J MOSER 15.00 MV REFUND
NAPA 265.08 GOV BLDG REPRS/MAINT-04 ESCAPE
BONNIE NICKELS 330.00 CHN/WIC HEALTH INSRNC
DARLIS D PERRY 540.00 ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS
CITY OF PIERRE 7387.62 JULY MED DIR/E-911 3RD QTR
PITNEY BOWES INC 167.05 POSTAGE
POWERPLAN 857.36 R&B SUPP/R&M-G2C-G1A
QUILL CORPORATION 2017.07 OFFICE SUPPL
JERRY RADA 330.00 R&B HEALTH INSRNC
ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC 33.00 R&B SUPPL
ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC 56.50 ROD MAINT
TONI RUFF 1580.00 FAIRGROUNDS MAINT
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 29.56 R&B SUPPL
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 670.21 GOV BLDG/FRGRNDS SUPPL/MAINT
SANFORD HEALTH 2354.00 CORONER CLINIC SRVCS
STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL 41770.30 DUE TO SC SCHOOL
SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION 78.34 OFFICE PHONES/LONG DIST/BIT
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 144895.26 MV/VITALS/MENTAL ILLNESS
SD FEDERAL PROPERTY AGENCY 290.00 FRGRNDS LAWN MOWER
SD PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY 95.00 ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS
SD PUBLIC ASSURANCE ALLIANCE 225.99 2021 WESTERN STAR INSRNCE
SD STATE TREASURER 3681.72 ANNUAL SALES TAX
SD ASSOC OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 188.00 ROD M/P FUND
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 96.04 R&B MAINT
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 106.75 GOV BLDG SUPPL
SIOUX NATION OF FORT PIERRE 4450.00 FRGRNDS PANELS
DAWN SMITH 15.00 MV REFUND
STERN OIL CO INC 4007.12 R&B SUPPL/MAINT
TRANSOURCE 466.30 R&B MAINT - EX1
MONA WEIGER 72.20 CRT RPRTR
WENDELL LAW OFFICE PC 245.05 CRT APPT ATTRNY
WESTERN DAKOTA DIESEL & REPAIR 35.00 R&B SUPPL
WHEELHOUSE PLUMBING INC 217.50 FAIRGROUNDS REPAIRS & MAINT
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 1889.43 R&B SUPPL/REPR-T3-TR16-T7-G7A
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 401.52 R&B SUPPL-T7-P11-P8-T6-S613B
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 353.55 FRGRNDS MAINT
Register of Deeds:
Regular Fees August 2020 - $3,022.69
Transfer Fees August 2020 - $1,638.50
Treasurer and Auditor Report: Treasurer Peggy Dougherty presented the Commissioners with the Treasurer Report, July and August 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 July Budget Expenditure Report showing each department’s expenses as of July 31, 2020, Fiscal Revenue Report as of July 31, 2020, and Outstanding Disbursements by Account as of September 4, 2020.
County Health Nurse: Carmella Bourk announced her retirement. Her last working day will be October 8, 2020. Carmella has been a wonderful asset to our community for 37 years. She has enjoyed working with everyone. The Commission thanked Carmella for her dedication and her caring ways, she will be missed in her field and throughout the County.
Provisional Budget: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Dennis Booth, to publish and notice of hearing the Provisional Budget for 2021. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Fairgrounds: Scott Deal informed the Commission that the 4-H Finals Rodeo went really well. The 4-H people did a very good job with everything. The Northern Plains Miniature Rodeo is set for September 19, 2020, and the horse racers start to move in September 21, 2020, with the horse races October 3-4, 2020.
Scott Deal would like to set a fee schedule for events at the fairgrounds. With all the improvements to the fairgrounds, Stanley County needs to start getting a return.
Brady Hoftiezer headed off to college, his last day was August 14, 2020. Michael Lee worked until August 28, 2020, at $15.00 per hour.
Highway Department: Lee Smith presented the Commission with a report of work performed by the Highway Department for the month of August 2020, which consists of blading roads, hauling and laying gravel to Hayes Road and Cheyenne School Road, stripping Buffalo Pit, mowing, assisted with fire suppression on Bunkhouse Road fire and work on equipment. Lee also showed a cost comparison for Three Mile Road (Cut-Across Road) since the base one project has been completed in 2019. The County is using less gravel and maintenance is minimal, unless the area receives a lot of moisture.
Lee Smith met with Bob Bak regarding crushed gravel, the County is running low. All the gravel from the Midland pile has been hauled.
Lee Smith spoke with the State bridge crew regarding the Tomahawk Bridge on Bad River Road near Wendt. The heads of the uphill side concrete slab are pushing in on the bridge.
New Hire – State’s Attorney Assistant: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Craig Heller, to approve the hire of Lacey Boxley, State’s Attorney Assistant, starting pay of $17.00 per hour with two (2) $1.00 wage increases, one at 90 days and one at 180 days, with Supervisor approval, including benefits. Start date is September 14, 2020. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Abatement – Record #9032: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve Abatement and refund for Record #9032 in the amount of $225.50, including interest and penalty; 2018 Payable 2019 $93.84; 2019 Payable 2020 $95.42, as this mobile home is not livable and has been abandoned. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Record #8231: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve abatement for Record #8231 in the amount of $344.80, as structure has been removed from the Record. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Lake Sharpe Youth Shooters Raffle: Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Craig Heller, to approve Lake Sharpe Youth Shooters Raffle. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Upcoming Workshop: Fall County Officials Convention – September 14-15, 2020, in Sioux Falls.
Discussion: Auditor Burtch informed the Commission that the log cabin yard has had a few water issues. They are being repaired.
Adjournment: Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Craig Heller, to adjourn at 7:44 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Philena Burtch, Auditor Dana Iversen, Chairman