STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
December 22, 2020
The special meeting of the Stanley County Commission was called to order at 5:04 P.M. (CST) by Chairman Dana Iversen with Commissioners Dennis Booth, Mike Kenzy, Craig Heller and Sonny Harrowa. Also present was Deputy Treasurer Susan Freeman, Director of Equalization Roger Fuller, Highway Superintendent Lee Smith, Emergency Management Rob Fines, Capitol Journal Del Bartels and Auditor Philena Burtch. The meeting commenced with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
AGENDA: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve the Agenda. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
CLAIMS: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Dennis Booth, to approve claims as presented. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
AIRTECH HEATING & COOLING INC 149.10 GOV BLDB REPAIRS
JILL ALLEN 21.88 OVERPAID TAXES
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC 1237.50 DECEMBER SUBSIDY BILLING
AL ARENDT 150.00 TAX REFUND
BOTTOM LINE WELDING 57.60 R&B SUPPL
BOTTOM LINE WELDING 189.00 FAIRGROUNDS REPAIRS & MAINT
BRULE COUNTY AUDITOR 1045.00 NOV JAIL BILL
PHILENA BURTCH 62.44 AUD SUPPL REIMB
BUTLER MACHINERY CO 101.68 R&B SUPPL-G4
CAPITAL AREA COUNSELING INC 1124.00 NOV MCR
WICK COMMUNICATIONS 175.76 PUBLCTION-11/5 MIN
CELERITY BROADBAND LLC 136.94 FAIRGROUNDS WIFI
CENTRAL CULVERT SUPPLY 9116.00 R&B SUPPL
CENTURYLINK 85.28 4 CORNERS REPEATER
CHANDLERS INC AUTOGLASS/RECYCL 1311.00 R&B REPAIRS-G7/G4/C1
ROBERT CLAIR JR 61.66 OVERPAID TAXES
WILL CLARK ELECTRICAL INC 1059.99 FRGROUNDS REPAIRS
CONNECTING POINT 235.00 MNGD SRVC BILLING
CORELOGIC 2572.91 OVERPAID TAXES-8559 & 8574
COVE PLACE ROAD DISTRICT 250.00 COVE ROAD DISTRICT
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES 86.93 DOE/GOV BLDG FUEL
CROSSROADS TRAILER 217.80 R&B SUPPL-T7
CYBERWELD 4198.00 FRGRNDS WELDERS
DAKOTA DATA SHRED 40.00 AUD MAINT
DIAMOND MOWERS INC 657.13 R&B MAINT & SUPPL-M5/M6
DIESEL MACHINERY INC 9000.00 R&B RENTAL-SCREEN MACHINE-4 WK
PATRICK DURKIN 92.72 OVERPAID TAXES
EDDIE'S TRUCK CENTER INC 559.78 R&B REPAIRS/MAINT/SUPPL-T12
FISCHER LAW OFFICE PROF LLC 1123.97 CRT APPT ATTRNY
FLEET SERVICES 688.95 R&B & FRGRNDS FUEL
FORT PIERRE CITY 6.98 CHN COPIER LEASE & COPIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 111413.51 DUE TO CITY OF FORT PIERRE
FOSTER RENTALS 1002.81 OVERPAID TAXES-REC 7109 & 6663
GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR 385.53 R&B SUPPL-M6/M5
HOME LOAN SERV 963.00 OVERPAID TAXES-6917
ABIGAIL HUEBNER 112.50 AUD MAINT
HUGHES COUNTY FINANCE OFFICE 20895.00 NOV JAIL BILL/2021 EMS
DAVID IVERSEN 0.72 OVERPAID TAXES
JC OFFICE SUPPLIES 91.02 AUD SUPPL
RAYMOND KLINGER 52.57 OVERPAID TAXES
LARRY'S PLUMBING LLC 4127.00 CH BLDG/FRGRNDS REPAIRS
LAWSON PRODUCTS INC 196.75 R&B MAINT & SUPPL
STEVE LEHRKAMP 218.06 ABATEMENT REFUND REC 8231
LEWIS DRUG STORES 4.05 MEDICAL CARE
LINCOLN COUNTY 114.65 MENTAL ILLNESS
LITHIA FORD LINCOLN OF BOISE72 82.33 OVERPAID REGISTRATION
LYNN'S DAKOTAMART 189.96 GOV BLDG SUPPL/FRGRNDS MAINT
THOMAS P MAHER 1915.86 DECEMBER EXPENSES
MENARDS - PIERRE 168.97 AUD SUPPL
MICRO-FIX COMPUTERS 470.00 TREAS EQUIP & MAINT
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 152.78 COUNTY SHOP PHONE & INTERNET
M0 SHORES DOMESTIC VIOL CENTER 655.00 2020 DOMENSTIC ABUSE
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 207.79 COUNTY SHOP NATURAL GAS
NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC 1498.97 OVERPAID TAXES-7018
JESSICA PAULSEN 17.00 CRT RPRTR
MATTHEW PEASE 409.24 OVERPAID TAXES REC 9238
DARLIS D PERRY 540.00 ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS
CITY OF PIERRE 110.00 NOV MED DIR
PITNEY BOWES GLOBAL FINANCIAL 170.43 POSTAGE METER LEASE
PLAINS COMMERCE BANK 595.42 OVERPAID TAXES-10491 & 10492
POWERPLAN 54.16 R&B SUPPL
QUILL CORPORATION 2000.49 OFFICE EQUIP & SUPPL
REDWOOD TOXICOLOGY LABARATORY 191.00 ALCOHOL/TOX TESTS
REES COMMUNICATIONS 2749.00 R&B MAINT & SUPPL - RADIOS
ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC 12.00 COUNTY SHOP SUPPL
LAURA C ROWE 601.40 CRT APPT ATTRNY
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 69.44 R&B SUPPL
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 755.53 FAIRGROUNDS MAINT
SAY WHAT DESIGNS LLC 32.00 CORONER SUPPL
STANLEY CO SCHOOL DISTRICT 119.18 MV REFUND
STANLEY CO SCHOOL DISTRICT #57-1 295380.02 DUE TO SC SCHOOL
SD ASSOC OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 152.00 ROD M/P FUND
SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION 72.89 OFFICE LONG DIST/BIT
SD DEPTMENT OF REVENUE 77904.41 MV/VITALS/MENTAL ILLNESS
SD DEPTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 992.35 R&B - BRIDGE INSPECTIONS
SD PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY 505.00 ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 50.42 R&B MAINT
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 63.39 GOV BLDG SUPPL
SHANE'S PHARMACY 68.77 MEDICAL CARE
KATIE J THOMPSON 10381.90 CRT APPT ATTRNY
TAMMY TOLTON 57.35 OVERPAID TAXES
TRANSOURCE 576.50 R&B MAINT & SUPPL-EX1
FRANK TURNER 734.33 OVERPAID TAXES
JOSEPH VILLA 350.32 OVERPAID TAXES 8214
WHEELHOUSE PLUMBING INC 145.00 FRGRNDS REPAIRS & MAINT
WILD WEST 2800.00 FRGRNDS DRILL STEM PIPE
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 19.72 R&B REPAIRS - P1
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 603.56 R&B SUPPL-P2/G7A/P11/G1A/107T
Treasurer Report: Deputy Treasurer Susan Freeman presented the Commission with the Treasurer Report, November 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.
Director of Equalization – Roger Fuller: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve Resolution 2020-16 Plat of Neuharth Tract 1. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
PLAT OF NEUHARTH TRACT 1 BEING A SUBDIVISION OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER SOUTHWEST QUARTER AND SOUTHEAST QUARTER SOUTHWEST QUARTER SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 4 NORTH, RANGE 27 EAST, BLACK HILLS MERIDIAN, STANLEY COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA
A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE PLAT OF NEUHARTH TRACT 1 BEING A SUBDIVISION OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER SOUTHWEST QUARTER AND THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER SOUTHWEST QUARTER SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 4 NORTH, RANGE 27 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 Neuharth Tract 1 being a subdivision of the SW1/4 SW1/4 & the SE1/4 SW1/4 Section 4, T4N, R27E, BHM, Stanley County, South Dakota.
Dated this 22nd day of December, 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 December 22, 2020, the County Commissioners did by resolution approve Plat of Neuharth Tract 1 being a subdivision of the SW1/4 SW1/4 & the SE1/4 SW1/4 Section 4, T4N, R27E, BHM, Stanley County, South Dakota.
Philena Burtch, Auditor
Abatement: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve Abatement for Record #8899 in the amount of $212.34, as mobile home has been moved out of Stanley County. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Remove Record #8899 Value from 2020 Taxes Pay and Due in 2021: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to remove Record #8899, 2020 Pay 2021 value from tax roll in the amount of $13,147.00, as mobile home has been moved out of Stanley County. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Highway Department: Lee Smith explained to the Commission that Bak Construction has 31,000 ton of gravel near Midland that Lee would like to purchase for the county roads. Lee is working on a deal with Bob Bak.
Lee Smith stated that the rented gravel screen is working well, the highway department has screened 30,000 ton at the Buffalo Pit.
Lee Smith would like to have a small building with electricity and water at the Buffalo Pit. It would be used to plug in the equipment, store grease and oil, with a restroom and a yard light. The Commission would like to see plans and cost of this project.
Emergency Management Services Agreement: Rob Fines explained that Emergency Management Services assists the County in complying with state and local emergency management directives, including administrative duties, grant applications, weather watching services, updating the local operation plan, and using the Drone for different purposes. Rob explained that this year, Emergency Management Services also provided personal protective equipment to the first responders. Rob informed the Commission that the mitigation plan is being updated and the Four Corners Repeater was repaired this year. Rob informed the Commission that the County was awarded the Homeland Security Grant in the amount of $15,000.00, to be used to purchase new radios for law enforcement and the fire departments.
Emergency Management Services Agreement: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Sonny Harrowa, to accept and approve Chairman Iversen to sign Emergency Management Services Agreement. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Hughes County 2021 Jail Contract: Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Craig Heller, to accept and approve Chairman Iversen to sign Hughes County 2021 Jail Contract. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Hughes County 2021 JUV Contract: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Dennis Booth, to accept and approve Chairman Iversen to sign Hughes County 2021 Juvenile Contract. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Amend Resolution 2020-13 – 2021 Annual Budge: Auditor Burtch explained the County General Levy should be 2.713 instead of 2.704 and the Fire Levy should be .201 instead of .206.
Automatic Supplement – State’s Attorney: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve Automatic Supplement to the State’s Attorney Health Insurance (101-151-415.00) in the amount of $2,416.92, to reflect reimbursement for COBRA Health Insurance. All voted Aye. Motion Carried
Operating Transfer: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Dennis, to approve Operating Transfer in the amount of $13,000.00 from General Fund (101) to E-911 (207), for repairs to Four Corners Repeater. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Cotton Tree – Log Cabin: Auditor Burtch stated that the big cotton tree behind the log cabin may need to be removed. The Commission will have someone look into the situation.
Discussion: Auditor Burtch informed the Commission that the Fort Pierre Ranger District opened scoping for the Prairie Restoration Research Project. The proposed action was to experiment with additional grazing, prescribed burning and planting of forbs and grasslands in an attempt to identify the best techniques to reduce invasion of exotic grasses, particularly smooth brome and Kentucky bluegrass. The site in Stanley County is the 65 acre Reservation Road Triangle, NE1/2 of NE1/4, Section 32, T109N, 78W. If you would like to see the draft Environmental Assessment or have questions, contact Dan Svingen at the Fort Pierre Ranger District office.
ADJOURN: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Mike Kenzy, to adjourn at 5:57 P.M. (CT). All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Philena Burtch, Auditor Dana Iversen, Chairman