STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
December 6, 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, Highway Superintendent Lee Smith, Fairgrounds Aaron Brewer, Mayor Gloria Hanson, Emergency Management Rob Fines, Eric Nordstrom, Rob Skjonsberg, Capital Journal Phu Nguyen and Auditor Philena Edwards. The meeting commenced with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
AGENDA: Motion by Scott Deal, second by Craig Heller, to approve the Agenda. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
MINUTES: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Scott Deal, to approve November 1, 2016, Minutes, November 10, 2016, Minutes, and November 21, 2016, Minutes. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
CLAIMS: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve Claims as presented. All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ALLSPRAY FOAM INC 9994.44 FAIRGROUNDS MAINT
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC 1237.50 NOVEMBER 2016 SUBSIDY BILLING
RENEE ANDERSEN 134.54 GENERAL ELECTION
AT&T MOBILITY 110.71 CELL PHONES
AVERA QUEEN OF PEACE HEALTH 75.90 R&B PROF SRVC
SEBASTIAN AXTMAN 128.30 GENERAL ELECTION
ELSIE BAK 123.75 GENERAL ELECTION
BOTTOM LINE WELDING 135.40 R&B SUPPL
JOSEPH BOXLEY 250.00 W&P SUPPL
AARON BREWER 700.81 FAIRGROUNDS HEALTH INSURANCE
LILA BRIGGS 128.30 GENERAL ELECTION
BUTLER MACHINERY CO 409.55 R&B SUPPL
CAPITAL AREA COUNSELING INC 1838.76 MOBILE CRISES RESPONSE CNTRCT
WICK COMMUNICATIONS 3327.66 BALLOT MEASURES
CATERPILLAR FINANCIAL SERVICES 39237.33 2016 CAT MOTOR GRADER
CENTRAL SD ENHANCEMENT DISTRIC 16334.00 GIS PARCEL DATABASE
CENTURYLINK 85.28 4 CORNERS REPEATER
CENTURYLINK 241.31 OFFICE PHONES
CHRISTY LUMBER 28.10 R&B SUPPL
CLARK ENGINEERING 2800.00 COURTHOUSE ASSESSMENT
COLE PAPERS INC 74630700 505.05 FAIRGROUNDS SUPPL
COMMTECH 285.17 COURTHOUSE COMMUNICATN SYST
COMMUNICATIONS CENTER INC 252.07 R&B REPAIR & MAINT/SUPPL
COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED INC 1666.66 DECEMBER 2016 SUPPORT
COVE PLACE ROAD DISTRICT 500.00 COVE ROAD DISTRICT
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES PIERRE 106.61 SUPPL
DAKOTA DATA SHRED 106.35 AUD MAINT
DAKOTA STRIPING SERVICE 329.59 COURTHOUSE PARKING LOT
SEAN DERZAB 20.00 SUBPOENA
PEGGY DOUGHERTY 5.00 ADMIN FEE
RODNEY DOWLING 75.96 OVERPAYMENT OF 4%
CHARLIE DRAPER 412.69 CRT APPT ATTRNY
EDDIE'S TRUCK SALES 8776.99 R&B REPAIR & MAINT/SUPPL
PHILENA EDWARDS 18.58 ELECTION SUPPL
ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE 2637.27 ELECTION EXPENSES
WADE FISCHER 10749.51 CRT APPT ATTRNY
FLEET SERVICES 1280.79 R&B FUEL
FORT PIERRE CITY 122.09 CHN COPIER LEASE & COPIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 1767.70 UTILITIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 344094.74 DUE TO CITY FORT PIERRE
GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS 334.04 E-911
CONNIE GRITTNER 54.60 GENERAL ELECTION
GARY GRITTNER 128.30 GENERAL ELECTION
GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR 488.64 R&B REPAIR & MAINT/SUPPL
HAYES HALL 100.00 PRIMARY & GENERAL ELECTION
JAMES HICKS 136.26 OVERPAID TAXES-ABATMNT REFUND
HODGES BADGE COMPANY INC 941.16 4H ACHIEVEMENT DAY RIBBONS
HOGEN'S HARDWARE HANK 66.92 R&B SUPPL
MARILYN HOYT 128.30 GENERAL ELECTION
KATIE J HRUSKA 239.20 CRT APPT ATTRNY
HUGHES COUNTY FINANCE OFFICE 3600.00 OCTOBER 2016 JAIL BILL
INLAND TRUCK PARTS 35.29 R&B SUPPL
ISBURG-HOFMEISTER FUNERAL CHAPELS 1000.00 BURIAL
BELLEN M JACOBSEN 128.30 GENERAL ELECTION
DON JACOBSON 80.00 MV REFUND
JC OFFICE SUPPLY 34.67 R&B SUPPL
JC OFFICE SUPPLY 127.38 EXTENSION SUPPL
LAVONNE E KELLY 128.30 GENERAL ELECTION
LURA KIRKPATRICK 226.65 GENERAL ELECTION
ROBERT T KONRAD 3070.25 CRT APPT ATTRNY
EILEEN KRAMER 59.15 GENERAL ELECTION
LAWSON PRODUCTS INC 2331.67 R&B MAINT & SUPPL
JUDI LEEDY 11.55 MV REFUND
LYLE SIGNS INC 81.94 R&B REPAIR & MAINT/SUPPL
LYNN'S DAKOTAMART 30.65 R&B SUPPL
THOMAS P MAHER 3036.73 NOVEMBER 2016 EXPENSES
AUDREY DORIS MATHEWS 175.34 GENERAL ELECTION
MCLEOD'S PRINTING & OFFICE SUP 63.75 GENERAL ELECTION SUPPL
BARBARA MCQUISTION 138.10 GENERAL ELECTION
IRIS MELIGAN 128.30 GENERAL ELECTION
GAYLE A MERSCHEIM 137.40 GENERAL ELECTION
MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC 375.00 ROD EQUIP RENTAL
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 218.33 OFFICE INTERNET
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 36.67 COUNTY SHOP NATURAL GAS
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 55.45 COURTHOUSE NATURAL GAS
MORENO LEE & BACHAND PC 46.00 MENTAL ILLNESS BOARD
MORRIS EQUIPMENT LLC 31.32 R&B SUPPL
MORRIS INC 908.12 R&B REPAIR & MAINT/SUPPL
NAPA 414.46 R&B SUPPL
JOANN NELSEN 128.30 GENERAL ELECTION
CHANTRY NORMAN 69.40 MV REFUND
CHARLOTTE O'DEA 119.20 GENERAL ELECTION
OVERHEAD DOOR CO OF PIERRE 6602.05 FAIRGROUNDS MAINT
CITY OF PIERRE 110.00 OCTOBER MEDICAL DIRECTOR
PITNEY BOWES 354.59 POSTAGE
PITNEY BOWES INC 122.38 SUPPL
VEONA C PRINCE 124.18 GENERAL ELECTION
MARY PUCKETT 2174.62 TAX REFUND
QUILL CORPORATION 2710.33 TREASURER EQUIP
ANGELA RINEHART 100.00 MV REFUND
RITER ROGERS LAW OFFICE 5155.42 WAR CREEK ROAD
ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC 12.00 R&B SUPPL
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 440.32 R&B SUPPL
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 79.99 FAIRGROUNDS REPAIR & MAINT
STANLEY COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT 33033.30 CORPS OF ENGINEERING DISBURS
STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DIST 1233006.08 DUE TO SC SCHOOL
STANLEY COUNTY TREASURER 120.00 ADMIN FEES
MARC SCARBOROUGH 10.00 MV REFUND
SCHAEFFER'S MFG CO 516.00 R&B SUPPL
NORMA SCHILLING 128.30 GENERAL ELECTION
SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION 81.47 OFFICE LONG DISTANCE-BIT
SD DEPT OF CORRECTIONS 52.28 FAIRGROUNDS MAINT
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 840.00 ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 70126.56 MV & VITALS
SD ASSN OF ASSESSING OFFICES 75.00 SDAAO 2017 DUES
SD ASSN OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 732.62 2017 COUNTY MEMBERSHIP DUES
SD ASSN OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 172.00 ROD M/P FUND
SEA CHANGE 350.00 ELECTION BALLOTS
KARA SEMMLER 800.40 CRT APPT ATTRNY
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 106.15 R&B MAINT
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 56.16 GOV BLDG SUPPL
SIOUX NATION OF FORT PIERRE 24.60 GOV BLDG MAINT
STERN OIL CO INC 3464.10 R&B MAINT & SUPPL
BEVERLY STOESER 54.60 GENERAL ELECTION
AMY SUNDSTROM 20.00 SUBPOENA
PEGGY ANN TIBBS 139.44 GENERAL ELECTION
TITAN MACHINERY 46.25 R&B SUPPL
US POSTAL SERVICE 512.00 EXTENSION/4-H POSTAGE
VAN DIEST SUPPLY COMPANY 141.50 W&P SUPPL
VINTAGE SQUARE ESTATES LLC 430.56 OVERPAID TAXES-ABATMNT REFUND
JANET ANN WALDRON 181.08 GENERAL ELECTION
WALMART COMMUNITY 212.91 GOV BLDG EQUIP & SUPPL
RODNEY WIEDEMER 100.00 MV REFUND
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 1845.27 R&B REPAIR & MAINT/SUPPL
XEROX CORPORATION 683.72 COPIER LEASE & COPIES
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 864.43 R&B SUPPL
Auditor and Treasurer Reports: Treasurer Peggy Dougherty presented the Commissioners with the November bank statement and daily cash, delinquent real estate list, real estate and mobile home taxes paid, tax trust, miscellaneous receipts (grants, Register of Deeds receipts, etc.), investments, and Money Market reports. Auditor Philena Edwards presented the Commissioners with the October Budget Expenditure Report showing each department’s expenses as of October 31, 2016, and the Outstanding Disbursements by account & budget remaining as of December 6, 2016.
Mayor Gloria Hanson – BID Board Appointment: The BID (Business Improvement District) Board collects the occupancy tax, with the City receiving around $100,000 a year. The City has purchased new signs with hopes of bringing in new groups for events. Mayor Hanson feels that since Aaron Brewer is the Fairgrounds Manager, he would be a good fit to the Board. Aaron’s term would be from now until May, 2017, when they appoint new members.
Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Scott Deal, to approve the appointment of Aaron Brewer to the BID Board. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Mayor Hanson feels the need for a joint meeting of the City and County to discuss the alley behind the courthouse. Commissioner Harrowa feels we need to include the school to keep each entity informed as to the needs and resources to improve the community. Chairman Iversen suggested that a joint meeting of the County and City Planning & Zoning Boards still needs to happen.
Emergency Management: Rob Fines informed the Commissioners that the Homeland Security Grants will be coming up in January 2017. The Commissioners may want to think about purchasing another siren for south of town, Bad River Road area.
Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve the 2016 Hughes/Stanley Counties Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Scott Deal, to accept and approve Chairman Iversen to sign the 2017 Agreement for Emergency Management Services. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
PUBLIC HEARING – VACATE SECTION LINE – RESOLUTION 2016-15: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve Resolution 2016-15. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
RESOLUTION AND ORDER
STANLEY COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA, COUNTY COMMISSION
WHEREAS, Northstream Investments, Inc., filed a petition with this commission on or about the 25th day of October, 2016, requesting vacation of section line; and
WHEREAS, this Commission set a date of December 6, 2016, for a public hearing on said petition and published notice of said hearing on said petition and published notice of said hearing in a legal newspaper for the county for two consecutive weeks as required by law; and
WHEREAS, a public hearing on said petition was held on the 6th day of December, 2016, at the Stanley County Courthouse, Fort Pierre, South Dakota at 5:30 p.m.; and
WHEREAS, said matter was taken into consideration and under advisement until meeting of this Commission set on December 6, 2016, at 5:30 p.m.; and
WHEREAS, it appears to be to the best public interest that such section line be closed; now therefore it is
ORDERED that the section line, commencing at the southeast corner of Section 8, Township 5 North, Range 30 East, and northeast corner of Section 17, Township 5 North, Range 30 East, continuing west for one mile, located in Dry Run Township, in Stanley County, South Dakota, of said section, is hereby vacated and closed.
ORDERED that this Resolution and Order be printed in the minutes of the meeting of the board and be published once a week for two consecutive weeks, and that such section line shall be, after a lapse of thirty days, vacated without further proceedings as set forth in SDCL 31-3-9.
Dated this 6th day of December, 2016.
BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Dana Iversen, Chairman
Philena Edwards, Auditor
Highway Department: Lee Smith presented Commissioners with a report of all the work performed by the highway department for the month of November 2016. Did a traffic count on Bad River Road, 215 vehicles went through in one day. Lee is looking into different options for dust control. With all the snow and melting, gravel was needed on County Line Road. The new side dump is complete and can legally haul 16 ton. The 5 year old packer has been overhauled.
Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Scott Deal, to approve the hiring of Nathan McMillin as truck driver/equipment operator at $17.50 per hour, plus benefits, with one 50¢ raise after 6 months, with Supervisor and Commissioner approval, and any cost of living raise approved by Commissioners for all county employees. Start date is December 5, 2016. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Fairgrounds: Aaron Brewer updated the Commissioners on the progress at the Schomer Barn. The sprayfoam insulation is done in the concession area. The chutes, arena and boxes are ready for people to practice and ride. Horsemen and rodeo contestants will be able to utilize the Schomer Barn from 6 am to 10 pm throughout the winter. Aaron has monthly rates set and stipulations for the use of the barn.
In February 2017, there will be a 2 day coyote calling contest. The Youth Involved Center donated their old ice maker to the fairgrounds. Aaron is planning to burn the old wood pile behind the Schomer Barn.
County Health Services Agreement: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Dennis Booth, to accept and approve Chairman Iversen to sign the 2017 Contract for Provision of Community Health Services. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Upcoming Meetings: District Welfare Meeting in Huron. With the weather, it is in the best interest not to attend. Oahe District Meeting is in Sully County. Treasurer Peggy Dougherty, Register of Deeds Bev Stoeser and Auditor Philena Edwards will be attending. Commissioners Dennis Booth, Dana Iversen and Sonny Harrowa voiced interest in attending.
Annual City/County Christmas Party: Friday December 9, 2016 will be the Annual Christmas Party for City and County employees to show appreciation for all the hard work and dedication that is given throughout the year.
Christmas Holiday: The Stanley County courthouse will be closing at noon on Friday, December 23, 2016, and will be closed all day Monday, December 26, 2016.
Discussion: Commissioner Dennis Booth informed the Commission that improvements will begin at the Expo Building. New bleachers have been purchased and will be installed. New front doors will be installed.
Year-end meeting is set for Tuesday, December 27, 2016.
Adjournment: Motion by Scott Deal, second by Craig Heller, to adjourn at 6:50 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Philena Edwards, Auditor Dana Iversen, Chairman