STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
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:
Cash on hand $851.24
Checks, less than 3
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
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