STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
August 4, 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 Director of Equalization Roger Fuller, Fairgrounds Manager Scott Deal, Highway Superintendent Lee Smith, Emergency Manager Rob Fines, SDDOT Dean VanderWiele, RDO Equipment Co. Wade Iszler, Butler Equipment Co. Jeff Kroll and Chance Jandel, Rex Haskins, Derrick Haskins, Dennis Maier, Colt Maier, Richelle Maier, Jerry Voegler, and Auditor Philena Burtch. The meeting commenced with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
Auditor Burtch requests to Amend the Agenda by adding Emergency Manager Rob Fines – PDA Video, Drone & Mitigation Plan. Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Craig Heller, to accept and approve amended request. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
AGENDA: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve the Amended Agenda. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
MINUTES: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Dennis Booth, to approve July 7, 2020, 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.
ABC SEAMLESS 3060.00 NEW GUTTERS BARN A
AIRTECH HEATING & COOLING INC 1910.00 CRT HS REPAIRS & MAINT
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC 1237.50 JULY 2020 SUBSIDY BILLING
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE 1260.00 4TH OF JULY RODEO
ANDERSON DENTAL INC 409.00 MEDICAL CARE
AT&T MOBILITY 186.76 CELL PHONES
AVERA MCKENNAN HOSPITAL 7809.97 MENTAL ILLNESS
CAPITAL AREA COUNSELING INC 600.00 APRIL 2020 & JUNE 2020 MCR
CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC 184.00 CRT HS & FRGRNDS TRASH BILLING
WICK COMMUNICATIONS 181.85 COMM & P&Z PUBLICATIONS
CATLIN'S CAR CLINIC 2149.65 1977 DODGE - FAIRGROUNDS
CELERITY BROADBAND LLC 136.94 FAIRGROUNDS WIFI
CENTRAL SD ENHANCEMENT DISTRIC 6000.00 FEMA/MOORE MITIGATION PRJCT
CENTURYLINK 85.28 4 CORNERS REPEATER
CENTURYLINK 209.86 OFFICE PHONES
CHANDLERS INC AUTOGLASS/RECYCL 474.00 R&B REPAIR & MAINT/SUPPL/T3
TRAVIS W STOUT 250.00 FAIRGROUNDS SIGNS
CHRISTY LUMBER 32.00 FAIRGROUNDS MAINT
WILL CLARK ELECTRICAL INC 45992.08 FAIRGROUNDS REPAIRS & MAINT
COLE PAPERS INC 74630700 831.26 FAIRGROUNDS SUPPL-COVID-19
COMMUNICATIONS CENTER INC 480.00 R&B ANNUAL TOWER/REPTR LEASE
COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED INC 1666.67 AUGUST SUPPORT
CONNECTING POINT 8485.00 MNGD SRVC & SUPPORT CONTRACT
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES 35.82 GOV BLDG FUEL
WAYNE DEAL 3577.50 R&B RENTAL
DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLE 10.00 FRGRNDS SHOWER HOUSE TITLE
PEGGY DOUGHERTY 330.00 TREAS HEALTH INS
EDDIE'S TRUCK CENTER INC 5718.63 R&B R&M/SUPP/T12/T5/T8/T7
FISCHER LAW OFFICE PROF LLC 2557.67 CRT APPT ATTRNY
TERRA M FISHER 271.60 CRT APPT ATTRNY
FLEET SERVICES 3902.54 R&B/FRGRNDS FUEL
FORT PIERRE FIRE DEPT 13854.06 2020 FIRE INSURANCE PRM REFUND
FORT PIERRE CITY 3134.45 UTILITIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 11326.16 DUE TO CITY OF FORT PIERRE
FOUR CORNERS FIRE DEPTMENT 3919.24 2020 FIRE INSURANCE PRM REFUND
FRIMAN OIL & GAS CO INC 125.28 R&B MOLY GREASE
ROGER A FULLER 330.00 DOE HEALTH INS
GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS 334.04 E-911
GRAHAM TIRE COMPANY 201.30 R&B REPAIRS & MAINT/M6
GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR 860.91 R&B SUPPL/MAINT/M5/M6/RENTL TR
HAGGERTY'S MUSIC WORKS 24460.25 FRGRNDS SOUND SYSTEM
HOGEN'S HARDWARE HANK 285.00 GOV BLDG/FRGRNDS SUPPL/MAINT
HUGHES COUNTY FINANCE OFFICE 6800.00 JUNE 2020 JAIL BILLING
INLAND TRUCK PARTS 162.84 R&B REPAIR & MAINT/SUPP/T8
JC OFFICE SUPPLIES 16.60 R&B OFFICE SUPPL
JC OFFICE SUPPLIES 54.25 EXT OFFICE SUPPL
JENNER EQUIPMENT COMPANY 38.67 R&B MAINT & SUPPL/BC T595
KONRAD LAW, PROF LLC 33.95 CRT APPT ATTRNY
LYNN'S DAKOTAMART 472.45 GOV BLDG/FRGRNDS/R&B SUPPL R&M
THOMAS P MAHER 156.50 JULY EXPENSES
THOMAS P MAHER 291.00 FEMA/MOORE MITIGATION PRJCT
MARCO 495.11 COPIER LEASE & COPIES
PAUL MARSO 170.00 PERSONNEL CONSULTANT
CURT MERRIMAN PRINTING 1270.00 SDSHSR & 4TH OF JULY SUPPL
MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC 385.00 ROD EQUIP RENTAL
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 151.88 COUNTY SHOP PHONES & INTERNET
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 240.00 OFFICE INTERNET
MIDLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT 455.73 2020 FIRE INSURANCE PRM REFUND
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 18.16 COUNTY SHOP NATURAL GAS
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 84.17 CH BLDG/FRGRNDS NATURAL GAS
BONNIE NICKELS 330.00 CHN/WIC HEALTH INS
NORTHWEST PIPE FITTINGS INC 30.00 GOV BLDG SUPPL
O'REILLY AUTO PARTS - 2515154 67.80 R&B SUPPL/P3
DARLIS D PERRY 420.00 ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS
CITY OF PIERRE 110.00 JUNE MEDICAL DIRECTOR
PITNEY BOWES INC 221.05 OFFICE POSTAGE
QUILL CORPORATION 1424.59 OFFICE SUPPL
JERRY RADA 330.00 R&B HEALTH INS
ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC 12.00 R&B SUPPL
TONI RUFF 2285.56 FRGRNDS SUPPL REIMB
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 214.13 R&B SUPPL
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 351.58 CH BLDG/FRGRNDS SUPPL/R&M
STANLEY COUNTY AUDITOR 1012.32 FEMA/MOORE MITIGATION PROJCT
STANLEY COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT 8104.23 US MARSHAL SERVICE PAYMENT
STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DIST 53145.93 DUE TO SC SCHOOL
DEAN SCHAEFER COURT REPORTING 30.00 MENTAL ILLNESS CRT REPRTR
BRAD A SCHREIBER 20.20 CRT APPT ATTRNY
JOAN BOOS SCHUELLER 655.50 CRT APPT ATTRNY
SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION 80.10 OFFICE LONG DIST/BIT
SD COUNTIES 925.00 FALL COUNTY CONVENTION
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 121029.41 MV/VITALS/MENTAL ILLNESS
SD PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY 160.00 ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS
SD ASSN OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER 1773.00 3RD QTR CLERP
SD ASSN OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 150.00 ROD M/P FUND
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 96.04 COUNTY SHOP MAINT
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 112.77 GOV BLDG SUPPL
SHANE'S PHARMACY 171.68 MEDICAL CARE
SIEBRASSE LAW OFFICE PC 155.20 CRT APPT ATTRNY
REED STOESER 78.09 FAIRGROUNDS REIMB
KATIE J THOMPSON 2069.95 CRT APPT ATTRNY
TITAN MACHINERY 649.17 R&B SUPPL/INVENTORY
WHEELHOUSE PLUMBING INC 1420.00 SDSHSR
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 4032.45 R&B R&M/SUPP/TR16/P11/P1
YANKTON COUNTY 122.50 MENTAL ILLNESS HEARING
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 586.50 R&B SUPPL/M5/T5/TR16
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 103.12 FAIRGROUNDS MAINT & REPAIR
Register of Deeds:
Regular Fees July 2020 - $3,217.97
Transfer Fees July 2020 - $2,349.50
Auditor Report: Auditor Philena Burtch presented the Commissioners with the June Budget Expenditure Report showing each department’s expenses as of June 30, 2020, Fiscal Revenue Report as of June 30, 2020, and Outstanding Disbursements by Account as of August 3, 2020.
Director of Equalization – Roger Fuller: Resolution 2020-11 Plat of Buffalo Pasture Tracts 1 & 2. Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve Resolution 2020-11 Plat of Buffalo Pasture Tracts 1 & 2. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
PLAT OF BUFFALO PASTURE TRACTS 1 & 2 BEING A SUBDIVISION OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 5 & EAST HALF OF SECTION 8 TOWNSHIP 5 NORTH, RANGE 30 EAST, BLACK HILLS MERIDIAN, STANLEY COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA
A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE PLAT OF BUFFALO PASTURE TRACTS 1 & 2 BEING A SUBDIVISION OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 5 & EAST HALF OF SECTION 8 TOWNSHIP 5 NORTH, RANGE 30 EAST, BLACK HILLS MERIDIAN, STANLEY COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA
WHEREAS, the plat of the above described property has been executed according to statute, now therefore
BE IT RESOLVED that the County Commission, in and for Stanley County, does hereby approve the said Plat of Buffalo Pasture Tracts 1 & 2 being a subdivision of the SE1/4 of Section 5 & E1/2 of Section 8, T5N, R30E, BHM, Stanley County, South Dakota.
Dated this 4th day of August, 2020.
Board of Stanley County Commissioners
Dana Iversen, Chairman
I, Philena Burtch, Auditor of Stanley County, do hereby certify that at an official meeting on August 4, 2020, the County Commissioners did by resolution approve Plat of Buffalo Pasture Tracts 1 & 2 being a subdivision of the SE1/4 of Section 5 & E1/2 of Section 8, T5N, R30E, BHM, Stanley County, South Dakota.
Philena Burtch, Auditor
Fairgrounds – Gutters on Barn A: Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve the purchase and installation of gutters on Barn A in the amount of $3,060.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Panels: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Craig Heller, to approve the purchase of 20 panels in the amount of $5,100.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Toro Lawn Cart: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve the purchase of a used Toro Lawn Cart in the amount of $1,200.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Blunt Rodeo-Bleachers: Scott Deal has been approached by Blunt rodeo regarding any bleachers Stanley County may have that are not being used. Scott explained that the County does have 6 older sets that need new boards. Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Dennis Booth, to surplus 6 sets of old bleachers in the amount of $100.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
SDDOT – Dean VanderWiele – State/Stanley County Projects: Dean VanderWiele informed the Commission of upcoming SDDOT projects in Stanley County. Dean stated they will be replacing pipe on 1806 and they have a project west of the emergency spillway. Traffic will be limited to one lane or detoured for three weeks starting September 8, 2020. Dean also stated that the bid letting for the new Missouri River Bridge will be in the fall of 2020. This is a three year project. They have begun to move the natural gas lines. And, the signing project will be awarded fall 2020 or spring 2021.
RDO Equipment Company – Wade Iszler – Motor Grader: Wade Iszler presented the Commission with purchase and lease options for a 2021 John Deere 772GP Motor Grader. No action was taken.
Highway Department: Lee Smith presented the Commission with a report of work performed by the Highway Department for the month of July 2020, which consists of blading roads, hauling and laying gravel to Hayes Road, fill cuts and washouts on Nash Loop, Guy Doty Road, War Creek Road, North Brown Church Road and Frank Turner Road, mowing, and work on equipment. Lee informed the Commission that Morris, Inc. plans to start crushing gravel in September.
Motor Grader: Jeff Kroll and Chance Jandel with Butler Machinery Company presented the Commission with quotes for a 2019 Caterpillar 140M3 AWD motor grader and a 2020 Caterpillar 150 AWD motor grader. No action was taken.
SDDOT Grinding: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Craig Heller, to approve the purchase of grindings from SDDOT at $3.15 per ton. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Raise: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Dennis Booth, to approve 50¢ 1 year raise for Highway Department Joe Uecker, effective August 12, 2020. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Emergency Manager Rob Fines: Rob Fines informed the Commission that all the elected officials and Lee Smith need to watch a PDA video within the next two months.
Drone: Rob Fines explained that the Drone Program has been used for water search. It is an incredible tool to be used with search and rescue. A flight plan must be filed each time the Drone is used. Rob explained that there is flight training with a Drone this size, legally the Drone can go up 400 feet. The Commission and Lee Smith discussed purchasing one for Weed & Pest, it would be easier to spot problem areas that are not easily accessible by vehicle.
Abatement – Record #8431: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Dennis Booth, to approve Abatement for Record #8431 in the amount of $1,947.42, including interest and penalty; 2015 Payable 2016 $205.94; 2016 Payable 2017 $325.88; 2017 Payable 2018 $322.76; 2018 Payable 2019 $336.26; 2019 Payable 2020 $341.84, as this mobile home is not livable and has been abandoned. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Courthouse Air Handler: Auditor Burtch informed the Commission that the air handler for the courthouse is starting to have issues. One of the motors was replaced last month, with hopes it will last another year or two.
Operating Transfer – Road & Bridge: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve the transfer of $200,000.00 from General Operating Transfer Out (101-911-429.02) to Road & Bridge Operating Transfer In (201-0-371.0). All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Contingency Transfer – Resolution 2020-12 – Fairgrounds: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve Resolution 2020-12, Contingency Transfer (101-112-429) to Fairgrounds Maintenance (101-524-425) in the amount of $40,000.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
WHEREAS, insufficient appropriation was made in the 2020 adopted budget for the Fairgrounds department to discharge just obligations of said appropriations: and
WHEREAS SDCL 7-21-32.2 provides that transfers be made by resolution of the board from the contingency appropriation established pursuant to SDCL 7-21-6.1 to other appropriations;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the appropriation be transferred from the contingency budget to the Fairgrounds department budget 101-112-429.00 (Commissioners) $40,000.00 – Expenditure budget 101-524-425 (Maintenance) in the sum of $40,000.00.
Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve Contingency Transfer in the amount of $40,000.00 to Fairgrounds Department - Equipment. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Dated this 4th day of August, 2020.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Philena Burtch, Auditor Dana Iversen, Chairman
PILT – Payments In Lieu of Taxes: Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Dennis Booth, to approve the split of PILT as follows: County General $222,566.55; Fire $10,473.72; Road & Bridge $20,947.44; Courthouse Building $7,855.29 for a total of $261,843.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Discussion: Auditor Burtch has received information regarding dental insurance for County Employees. The Commission agreed to offer dental insurance for County Employees with a 50/50 split, County will pay 50%, Employee will pay 50%, family policies will be paid 100% by employee.
The Auditor’s office will be closed Friday, August 21, 2020.
SDACC/SDACO Fall Convention is set for September 14-15, 2020.
The next Commission Meeting will be held Tuesday, September 8, 2020.
Adjournment: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Dennis Booth, to adjourn at 7:40 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Philena Burtch, Auditor Dana Iversen, Chairman