April 5, 2016



April 5, 2016


The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commission was called to order at 5:08 P.M.(CDT) by Chairman Dana Iversen with Commissioners Dennis Booth, Scott Deal, Craig Heller and Sonny Harrowa present. Also present were State’s Attorney Tom P Maher, Treasurer Peggy Dougherty, Director of Equalization Roger Fuller, Highway Superintendent Lee Smith, 4-H Volunteer Leader Jonathan Hays, Stanley County Sheriff Brad Rathbun, Hughes County Sheriff Mike Leidholt, Ted Parsons, Bob Bak, Tammy Deal, Capitol Journal Lee Zion, and Auditor Philena Edwards. The meeting commenced with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.


AGENDA: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Scott Deal, to approve the Agenda.  All voted Aye. Motion Carried.


MINUTES:  Motion by Scott Deal, second by Dennis Booth, to approve March 1, 2016, Minutes, March 8, 2016, Minutes, March 24, 2016, Minutes, and March 28, 2016, Minutes. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.


CLAIMS:  Motion by Craig Heller, second by Scott Deal, to approve Claims as presented. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.


AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC                          1237.50  MARCH 2016 SUBSIDY           

ASSN OF SD CO WEED/PEST BOARDS                            150.00  2016 W&P ANNUAL DUES         

AT&T MOBILITY                                                                  130.15  CELL PHONES                  

BAUMANN LUMBER                                                           603.33  COMMERCIAL REFUND            

BOTTOM LINE WELDING                                                   370.40  R&B SUPPL - G7               

BROSZ ENGINEERING INC                                                 250.00  COMPUTATIONS-MEETINGS        

BUTLER MACHINERY CO                                                3265.48  R&B SUPP/REPAIR & MAINT      

CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC                                              63.75  TRASH BILLING 2/22-3/27      

WICK COMMUNICATIONS                                                628.30  PUBLISHING       

KEVIN CARTER                                                                    154.80  MV REFUND                    

CATLIN'S CAR CLINIC                                                      1434.48  R&B REPAIRS & MAINT - P2     

CENTURYLINK                                                                       85.28  4 CORNERS REPEATER           

CENTURYLINK                                                                     241.31  OFFICE PHONES                

CHRISTY LUMBER                                                             2409.30  FAIRGROUNDS REPAIRS & MAINT  

CONNECTING POINT                                                           251.50  1 YR COMPREHENSIVE GATEWAY   

COWBOY COUNTRY STORES PIERRE                               54.48  SUPPLIES                  

DAKOTA DATA SHRED                                                         79.50  AUD MAINT                    

PEGGY DOUGHERTY                                                             21.90  REIMB - ADMIN FEE            

EDDIE'S TRUCK SALES                                                       908.53  R&B SUPPL/REPAIRS & MAINT    

ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE                              1516.00  ELECTION SOFTWARE            

WADE FISCHER                                                                  1642.34  CRT APPT ATTRNY                 

FLEET SERVICES                                                                 987.35  R&B FUEL                     

FORT PIERRE CITY                                                           1664.78  UTILITIES

FORT PIERRE CITY                                                         52235.43  DUE CITY OF FORT PIERRE                  

GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS                    673.09  E-911                        

GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR                      2171.78  R&B SUPPL-G1/M15-3           

HOGEN'S HARDWARE HANK                                            16.92  FAIRGROUNDS MAINT            

HUGHES COUNTY FINANCE OFFICE                           8000.00  FEBRUARY 2016 JAIL BILL      

HUGHES COUNTY SHERIFF                                               11.52  MEDICAL CARE                 

INLAND TRUCK PARTS                                                       65.21  R&B SUPPL/REPAIRS & MAINT T2 

JC OFFICE SUPPLY                                                               48.33  R&B SUPPL                    

STEFANIE JONES                                                                  32.73  OVERPAID TAXES               

ROBERT T KONRAD                                                           958.70  CRT APPT ATTRNY                      

LOCATORS & SUPPLIES INC                                            623.99  R&B SUPPL                    

BRENDA LOUNSBURY                                                      120.00  ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS          

LYLE SIGNS INC                                                                 129.81  R&B SUPPL/MAINT              

THOMAS P MAHER                                                          4921.99  MARCH 2016 EXPENSES          

MID AMERICAN RESEARCH CHEMICAL                        63.69  GOV BLDG SUPPLIES            

MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC                            385.00  ROD EQUIP RENTAL             

MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION                              217.30  OFFICE INTERNET              

MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO                               147.45  COUNTY SHOP NATURAL GAS      

MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO                               195.67  GOV BLDG NATURAL GAS         

MORENO LEE & BACHAND PC                                         55.20  MENTAL ILLNESS BOARD         

MORRIS EQUIPMENT LLC                                               616.50  R&B REPAIRS & MAINT          

MORRIS INC                                                                      2541.98  R&B SUPPL-100-1/CON1/SHOP    

NRCA                                                                                      20.00  2016 4TH OF JULY RODEO       

THE PAINT STORE INC                                                     285.00  FAIRGROUNDS                  

DARLIS D PERRY                                                               420.00  ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS          

CITY OF PIERRE                                                                 220.00  JAN 2016 MEDICAL DIRECTOR    

PITNEY BOWES INC                                                          151.05  POSTAGE METER RENT           

PITNEY BOWES                                                                1030.83  POSTAGE                      

POWERPLAN                                                                     1422.50  R&B REPAIRS & MAINT G1       

ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC                             13.20  R&B SUPPL                    

RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC                                                  164.92  R&B SUPPL                    

SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION                                96.96  OFFICE LONG DIST-BIT         

SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE                                 2350.00  2ND QTR PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE

SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE                             155869.36  MV & VITALS 


SD ASSN OF COUNTY OFFICIALS                                 112.00  ROD M/P FUND                


SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO                                       63.32  R&B MAINT                    

SHANE'S PHARMACY                                                      105.72  MEDICAL CARE                 

DON LEE SMITH                                                                 26.49  R&B SUPPL

STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DIST                         220254.42  DUE TO SC SCHOOL                    

TITAN MACHINERY                                                         291.91  R&B SUPPL/REPR&MAINT-CON1-L2

WEED & PEST CONFERENCE                                         270.00  2016 W&P CONFERENCE          

WW TIRE SERVICE INC                                                 1066.69  R&B SUPPL/REPAIRS & MAINT    

XEROX CORPORATION                                                   506.09  COPIER LEASE & COPIES        

ZANDER AUTO PARTS                                                    362.87  R&B SUPPL                    

ZANDER AUTO PARTS                                                    376.77  FAIRGROUNDS REPAIR & MAINT   


SALARIES BY OFFICE: Commissioners - $3,661.78; Auditor - $3,673.08; Treasurer - $4,387.36; States Attorney - $3,787.70; Custodial - $ 1,946.81; Director of Equalization - $5,036.04; Register of Deeds - $2,683.96; Road & Bridge - $17,472.79; Weed & Pest - $674.30; Community Health/WIC Secretary - $1,894.71; Fairgrounds - $852.47; Extension - $1,150.75; Employee Health Insurance - $15,788.82; SD Retirement System, withheld and match - $7,051.90; Electronic Transfer; FICA, Medicare and Withholding Tax - $15,487.00.


AUDITOR AND TREASURER REPORTS. Treasurer Peggy Dougherty presented the Commissioners with the March money market investments, delinquent tax list, tax trust and advance tax payments, receipts of property taxes and miscellaneous receipts paid in March 2016. Auditor Philena Edwards presented the Commissioners with the February Budget Expenditure Report showing each departments’ expenses as of February 29, 2016, and the Outstanding Disbursements by account & budget remaining as of April 5, 2016.

The Auditor also presented the Commissioners with the completed 2015 Annual Report. Stanley County 2015 Annual Report was filed with South Dakota Legislative Audit on March 18, 2016.


EXECUTIVE SESSION – CARE OF POOR – SDCL 28-13-1: Motion by Scott Deal, second by Dennis Booth, to go into Executive Session – Care of Poor – SDCL 28-13-1 at 5:15 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.


Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Dennis Booth, to reconvene at 5:20 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.


Motion by Scott Deal, second by Craig Heller, to approve Case #4604 in the amount of $821.37 for assistance. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.


4-H: Jonathan Hays is a 4-H Volunteer Leader with Shooting Sports. The 4-H Shooting Sports Event will be held at the Expo April 22-24, 2016, starting at noon on Friday and going until noon on Sunday. There will be about 3,000 kids participating in archery, bb, .22, just to name a few. This is the State Shoot for kids aged 8-18, kids aged 15-18 can qualify for Nationals. The event is open to the public to watch.


Jonathan invited the Commissioners to come down to watch. He also thanked the Commissioners for their continued support with 4-H.


DIRECTOR OF EQUALIZATION: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve Plat Resolution 2016-09, Olesen Ranch Lot 1. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.





WHEREAS, the plat of the above described property has been executed according to statue, now therefore

BE IT RESOLVED that the County Commission, in and for Stanley County, does hereby approve the said Plat of Olesen Ranch Lot 1, being a subdivision in N2SE4, Section 34, T3N, R25E, B.H.M., Stanley County, South Dakota.

Dated this 5th day of April, 2016.

                                                                                Board of Stanley County Commissioners

                                                                                Dana Iversen, Chairman

I, Philena Edwards, Auditor of Stanley County, do hereby certify that at an official meeting on April 5, 2016, the County Commissioners did by resolution approve Plat of Olesen Ranch Lot 1, being a subdivision in N2SE4, Section 34, T3N, R25E, B.H.M., Stanley County, South Dakota.


                                                                                Philena Edwards, Auditor

Motion by Scott Deal, second by Craig Heller, to approve Abatement 16-04, Deis Enterprises, LLC, in the amount of $8,469.20. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.


MOBILE CRISIS RESPONSE: Ted Parsons spoke with high regards the importance of this program. Capital Area Counseling and law enforcement will work together to determine if someone is in need of mental help, or if a situation can be defused. CACS agrees to provide Mobile Crisis Response services within three miles of the city limits. They will provide the necessary staffing, program supplies and administrative support. This shall include on-call mental health professionals as needed to provide crisis intervention services to individuals in need. Hughes and Stanley Counties will pay for Mobile Crisis Response on call time as well as response and follow up services. Hughes and Stanley Counties will split the costs of the on call time between the two counties on a pro rata basis. That split will be based on the pro rata split of the prior year responses to similar cases.


To start, the program will run 3 nights a week starting Friday at 8 A.M. through Monday at 8 A.M. CACS will provide each County a monthly itemized statement for the services rendered which will contain the number of contacts and outcome or referral data.


Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Dennis Booth, to accept and approve the signing of Mobile Crisis Response Agreement at the cost of $1,560 for 2016, plus additional assessment and follow up services. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.


HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT: Lee Smith presented Commissioners with a report of all the work performed by the highway department for the month March 2016. Rented a screener, screening gravel is going well. The last tests from the Alleman Pit did not pass. Need to meet on the Gertonson Pit soon.


Lee attended a Weed & Pest Meeting in Mobridge, they discussed spraying for the Corps of Engineers. Will do aerial and shore line.


The county has a pile of crushed concrete to be donated for the Train Depot/Casey Tibbs parking lot. Will work with the city to get it hauled.


Opening Gravel Crushing Bids: Chairman Iversen opened the two gravel crushing bids received.

Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Craig Heller, to table. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.


Fairgrounds: Need to haul sand in to be placed around a few of the barns and the horse walker.


Commissioner Sonny Harrowa recused himself from the meeting during Executive Session.


Executive Session – Personnel – SDCL 1-25-2(1): Motion by Scott Deal, second by Craig Heller, to go into Executive Session – Personnel – SDCL 1-25-2(1) at 6:46 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.


Motion by Scott Deal, second by Dennis Booth, to reconvene at 6:50 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.


Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Scott Deal, to offer the Fairgrounds Manager/Maintenance position to Aaron Brewer at $45,000.00 a year, with 3 pay increases of $1,000.00 within the first year, pending Commissioner approval, plus any cost of living raise approved for all county employees, plus benefits. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.


Contract for Professional Personnel Consultant Services: This contract is for professional consultant services from Chuck Humphrey. The Agreement is for January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016, not to exceed 104 hours. This agreement is to assist with the administration of the Human Resources aspect of county government.


Motion by Scott Deal, second by Sonny Harrowa, to accept the Contract as presented and approve Chairman Iversen to sign. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.


Raise: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Craig Heller, to approve 50¢ 1 year raise for Kelly Holden effective April 13, 2016. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.


Board of Equalization Meeting: Just a reminder, this meeting is set for Tuesday April 12, 2016, at 5:00 P.M.


Upcoming Workshops: SDACO Spring Workshop for elected officials is in May. State’s Attorney Conference is in May. Annual SDAAO Conference for Director of Equalization is in May.


FEMA Grants Procurement Training: Highway Department Kelly Holden and Auditor Philena Edwards will be attending this training in April.


Adjournment: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Craig Heller, to adjourn at 7:06 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.



ATTEST:                                                                     BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS


Philena Edwards, Auditor                                                  Dana Iversen, Chairman

Physical address

Stanley County Courthouse
08 E 2nd Avenue
Fort Pierre SD 57532

Mailing Address

Stanley County Courthouse
Auditors Office
PO Box 595
Fort Pierre SD 57532