August 2, 2011

STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION

MINUTES

AUGUST 2, 2011

The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commission was called to order at 8:02 a.m. (CDT) by Chairman D. D. Jacobson with Dennis Booth, Marsha Davenport, Dana Iversen and Brian Scott present.  Also present were Director of Equalization Don Wiedemer, Auditor Karen Sharp, Highway Superintendent Leo Sullivan, Emergency Manager Rob Fines, States Attorney Tom Maher, Reuben Leal, Iris Melligan, Emily Wichstrom, Amy Hughes, Tiffany Sanchez, Curt Mortenson, Dave Gerdes, Kim Mortenson, Merle Scheiber, Rob Allison, Donald Rombough, II.


AGENDA:  
Motion by Scott, seconded by Davenport to approve the Agenda.   All voted aye. Motion carried.


MINUTES:
  Motion by Booth, seconded by Iversen to approve the minutes of July 21, 2011. All voted aye.  Motion carried.

Motion by Booth, seconded by Scott, to amend Minutes of July 25, 2011, to-wit: To give three (3) raises over the next 18-month period at which time Karen Sharp’s salary as Auditor will match other elected officials. All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

Motion by Scott, seconded by Iversen, to approve Minutes of July 25, 2011, as amended.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.


HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT:
 Sullivan reported on fairgrounds,  condition of equipment and road.


EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: 
 Fines reported that the cameras, panic bars and outside camera cable installation are done.    He encouraged  county officials to work closely and contract with FEMA and the Corp for debris cleanup.  If FEMA Individual Assistance is denied again, residents and businesses will have a good opportunity to obtain SBA low-interest loans and other programs.   Committees forming to organize a cleanup day or week between two cities and there is also a long-term recovery committee. Fines cautioned that health and safety are the two most important factors for residents to consider when moving back into their homes


FORT PIERRE GRASSLANDS
:  Reuben Leal, District Ranger for the USDA Forest Service asked the Commissioners to consider working together on roads in the grasslands, i.e. county to provide equipment, forest service to provide materials.  Leal presented drafts of a possible Cooperative Forest Road Agreement and Road Project Agreement.  Maher and Sullivan were asked to review the proposal and documents and report back to the Commissioners by the September meeting.


APPOINTMENT OF AUDITOR
: Motion by Davenport, seconded by Scott, to appoint Karen Sharp as Interim Auditor.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.


WAKPA SICA BUDGET REQUEST:  
Will be considered at budget meeting.


KARR TUCK POINTING: 
Wiedemer recommended getting another price, which he will do.


COURTHOUSE CONTRACTS – ENERGY EFFICIENCY GRANT:  
Cameras are in and lights are done.

Motion by Scott, seconded by Booth to have McComsey do windows for $1,554.00 materials, $720.00 labor, sales and excise tax for approximate $3,000.00 total.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

There has been no commitment on the entry ways.    Wiedemer recommended and will check on having architect write to bonding company.


FAIRGROUNDS
:  Maher recommended signing Resolution 2011-02 for support for fairgrounds work as per his recommended amendment.  Motion by Iversen, seconded by Scott, to amend resolution as recommended and sign.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.


FLOOR – HEALTH NURSE OFFICE
:    Carmella Bourk and Bonnie Nickels have picked out carpet.  Estimated cost for project is $4,400.00.  Motion by Iversen, seconded by Booth, to proceed with the project using $1,200.00 from the Health Nurse’s budget, and balance to be paid from county funds.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

Bourk introduced her supervisor Donald Rombough, II.  Mr. Rombough advised it may be the end of October before the health nurse’s office will be relocated in the Stanley County Courthouse.


FOUR CORNERS
:  Scott advised that there has been no further word on the project, so will have to be put on hold.


FRONTIER ROAD – FLOOD EXPENSES:
  Discussion was had with residents living along Frontier Road.  Residents wanted to know what help the county could give them, so they would have some idea of what they may be able to do with their homes.  Commissioners advised them that they were and would continue to work with FEMA and whomever else to give as much assistance as possible.


EXECUTIVE SESSION:  
Motion by Booth, seconded by Scott, to go into Executive Session for personnel at 11:00 a.m.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.  Out at 11:35 a.m.


EXPO CENTER:
  Booth advised that it is Stanley County’s responsibility to provide access to unlock the Expo building.  It was agreed that Booth would obtain two (2) keys, which will be held at the Auditor and Director of Equalization offices, and individuals will be asked to sign them out when needed.  


PROVISIONAL BUDGET FOR 2012:  
Motion by Booth, seconded by Iversen, to approve the Provisional Budget for 2012.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.


CLAIMS:  
Motion by Davenport, seconded by Iversen, to approve claims upon correction of Four Corners Volunteer Fire Department claim to $2,581.47.  All voted Aye.  Motion Carried.

AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE                          2991.35  JUNE 2011 SUBSIDY            

JAMES ANGYAL                                                       20.00 SUBPOENA                     

AT&T MOBILITY                                                        45.80 UTILITIES                    

BLACK HILLS CHEMICAL & JANITOR                       28.71 SUPPLIES                     

LAWRENCE BURTTS                                                50.00  JUROR FEE                    

Butler Machinery Co.                                              264.00 REPAIRS/MAINT.               

CAPITAL AREA COUNSELING INC                         232.00  QMHP EVALUATION               

CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC                                  79.00  TRASH BILLING                

CAPITAL JOURNAL                                                172.61 ADVERTISING                  

JOSHUA CARR                                                         10.00  JUROR FEE                    

COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED CTR.                  1666.67  AUGUST SUPPORT               

COWBOY COUNTRY STORES PIERRE                   112.00 SUPPLIES                     

Capital Motors                                                        145.32 REPAIRS/MAINT.               

Communications Center                                         440.00 SUPPLIES                     

D. L. SMITH EXCAVATING                                 27540.00  WAR CREEK RD REPAIRS         

DAKOTA BUSINESS CENTER                                592.46 SUPPLIES                     

DUFFY LAW OFFICE                                            2525.60  COURT APPT ATTY              

EDDIES TRUCK SALES                                        1133.20 SUPPLIES                     

FACTOR 360                                                         350.00  ANNUAL FEES                  

FLEET SERVICES                                              13181.55 SUPPLIES                     

EDWARD FLOM                                                      47.00  JUROR FEE                    

FORT PIERRE CITY                                             2056.86  COPIER LEASE                 

FOUR CORNERS FIRE DEPT                               2581.47 UTILITIES                    

CAROLE GAER                                                      15.18  JUROR FEE                     

DONALD GARRITY                                                75.90  JUROR FEE                    

GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS             334.04  911 SERVICES                 

GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR                  28.54 SUPPLIES                     

LESA HODGIN                                                        10.00  JUROR FEE                    

HOGEN'S HARDWARE HANK                                31.56 SUPPLIES                     

HUGHES COUNTY AUDITOR                              6160.00  JUNE 2011 BILLING            

INLAND TRUCK PARTS CO.                                 119.97 SUPPLIES                      

BECKY SACK ISHMAN                                        447.72 SUBPOENA                     

ANNIS IVERSEN                                                    28.50  JUROR FEE                    

LOUIS JORGENSEN                                              12.96  JUROR FEE                    

RITA KELLER                                                        50.00  JUROR FEE                    

LACAL EQUIPMENT INC                                   7404.42 SUPPLIES                     

LARRY'S PLUMBING LLC                                  232.65  REPAIRS TO RESTROOM          

BRENDA LOUNSBURY                                        45.00  BLOOD TEST                   

Lyle Signs, Inc                                                   402.11 SUPPLIES                     

THOMAS P MAHER                                          3705.12 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES        

BARBARA MCQUISITON                                      64.06  JUROR FEE                    

MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC                  375.00  MONTHLY RENT                 

MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION                     206.70 UTILITIES                    

MIKE'S MOBILE LOCK SHOP                                45.00  REPAIR LOCK                  

MN WIRELESS, LLC                                             69.00 UTILITIES                    

MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO                     31.00 UTILITIES                    

AMBER ODAY                                                     50.00  JUROR FEE                    

DARLIS D PERRY                                              315.00  BLOOD TESTS                   

PETERSEN MOTORS INC                                       6.14 REPAIRS                      

PIERRE CITY                                                    6701.43  E-911 APR - JUN 2011         

MARY PIRRUNG                                                  50.00  JUROR FEE                    

PITNEY BOWES GLOBAL                                 139.09  RENTAL CHARGES               

QUILL CORPORATION                                      900.95 SUPPLIES                     

QWEST COMMUNICATIONS                             270.51 REPEATER                     

KELLI RASMUSSEN                                           20.00 SUBPOENA                     

LAVONNE REGAN                                            11.48  JUROR FEE                    

OLINGER,LOVALD & MCCAHREN PC             558.84  COURT APPT ATTY              

RIVER CITIES TRANSIT                               16000.00  YEARLY BUDGET                

RUNNINGS                                                       48.58 SUPPLIES                     

RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC                                  17.18 SUPPLIES                     

DONALD SCHAEFER                                      50.00  JUROR FEE                    

SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION                18.87 UTILITIES                    

SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE                  262.00  BLOOD TESTS                  

SD Dep't of Transport                               8652.88  SERVICES & FEES              

KARA SEMMLER                                           50.00  JUROR FEE                     

SERVALL UNIFORM & LINEN                        35.68 REPAIRS/MAINT.               

SHANE'S PHARMACY                                  52.38  MEDICAL CARE                 

STANLEY COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT    24.58  MEDICAL CARE                 

HOLLIE STUTESMAN                                     11.48  JUROR FEE                    

Sutley's Town & Ranch                                  5.07 SUPPLIES                     

KELLY TIBBS                                                28.00  LIBRARY CARD                 

TWIN CITY FILTER SERVICE, INC.                 74.33  SUPPLIES                     

ULTRA INC                                                  500.00  APC SMART-UPS                

STEVEN ULVESTAD                                     10.74  JUROR FEE                    

US POSTAL SERVICE                                   30.00  BOX FEE                      

KEITH VAN HOUTEN                                     50.00  JUROR FEE                    

DALLAS VAVRA                                         50.00  JUROR FEE                    

MONA WEIGER                                           140.60 TRANSCRIPT                   

WW TIRE SERVICE INC                                77.00 EQUIPMENT                    

MACK WYLY                                               15.92  JUROR FEE                    

XEROX CORPORATION                             169.24  MONTHLY LEASE & COPIES       

Zander Auto Parts                                       31.89  SUPPLIES

 SALARIES BY OFFICE: Commissioners, $3602.70; Auditor, $6531.63; Treasurer, $5977.44; States Attorney, $6889.18; Custodian, $3068.89; Director of Equalization, $6900.96; Register of Deeds, $3518.79;Road and Bridge, $33313.84; Community Health Secretary, $2662.33; WIC Secretary, $337.48; Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, employee insurance, $12331.75; SD Retirement System, withheld and match, $5966.84; SD Supplemental Retirement, employee contribution, $40.00;  Electronic Transfer, FICA, Medicare and Withholding Tax, $11916.13                                                                                                                     


AUDITOR’S ACCOUNT WITH THE TREASURER:
                                                                                            

July  2011                                                                                                                                                                               

Cash on hand  $851.24                                                                                                   

Checks, less than 3 
days                $9,011.39                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Bad Checks $56.50

Petty Cash  $200.00                                                                                                                   

First National Bank  $46,164.07                                                                                                                   

MKKT. ACCT. – First National Bank $2,904,540.14                                                                                                                    

MKKT. ACCT. – American State Bank  $66,087.45                                                                               

SD FIT  $6,006.28                                                                                                              

Total  $3,032,916.97                                                                                            

REGISTER OF DEEDS:                                                                                                                           

Regular fees, July 2011 $1,247.76                                                                                                                                 

Transfer fees, July 2011  $ 492.00                     

           

BUDGET MEETING is scheduled for Monday, August 15, 2011, at 8:00 a.m.  (CDT), Commission Room, Stanley County Courthouse.

ADJOURNMENT:  Motion to adjourn by Davenport, seconded by Scott.  All voted Aye. Motion carried

ATTEST:                                                                                 BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Karen K. Sharp, Auditor                                                    D. D. Jacobson, Chairman

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