February 5, 2013



FEBRUARY 5, 2013

The regular meeting of the Stanley Commissioners was called to order at 5:00 p.m. (CST) by Chairman Iversen with Commissioners Dennis Booth, Scott Deal, Ron Heckenlaible and Brian Scott present.  Auditor Karen Sharp, Deputy Auditor Philena Edwards, Register of Deeds Bev Stoeser, State’s Attorney Tom P. Maher, Treasurer Peggy Dougherty, Deputy Treasurer Dawn Sass, Director of Equalization Beth Dutt, Assistant Director of Equalization David Reiss, Highway Superintendent Leo Sullivan, Custodian Rick Sass,  Joanne Heckenlaible, Larry McQuisition, Todd Schuetzle, Tim Engel, Leon Haskins, Don Bergeson, Brad Lawrence, Jim Stoeser, A. J. Stoeser, Mark Rowen, Wade Iszler, Jeff Kroll, Buell Maberry, Maxine Maberry, David Neuharth, Gary Chapman, Dick Deal, and Darby Nutter were also present.

AGENDA:  Motion by Scott, second by Deal, to adopt the Agenda.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

MINUTES:  Motion by Booth, second by Heckenlaible, to approve the minutes of January 8, 2013.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

TREASURER’S REPORT was reviewed.

SALARIES BY OFFICE: Commissioners--$4,134.00; Auditor—4,707.20; Treasurer-- $4,707.20; States Attorney-- $5,331.20; Custodian--$2,563.20; Director of Equalization--$4,739.20; Register of Deeds-- $2,704.00;Road and Bridge, $29,310.22; Community Health Secretary-- $1,990.84; WIC Secretary, $252.36; Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, employee insurance--$14,679.26; SD Retirement System, withheld and match, $5,778.82; SD Supplemental Retirement, employee contribution—1,940.00;  Electronic Transfer, FICA, Medicare and Withholding Tax, $11,619.58.

AUDITOR’S ACCOUNT WITH THE TREASURER:                                                                                            

January,  2013                                                                                                                                                                        

Cash on hand  $884.85

Bad Check $537.00

Checks, less than 3 day-- $9,505.44                                                                                                                                                                                   Petty Cash  $200.00                                                                                                                      

First National Bank  $119,063.83                                                     

MKKT. ACCT. – First National Bank  $3,046,304.64                                                                                             

MKKT. ACCT. – American State Bank  $66,703.93                                                                         

SD FIT  $6,009.29                                                                                

Total  $3,249,208.98                                                                            

REGISTER OF DEEDS:                                                                                                                                

Regular fees, January, 2013  $2,481.96                                                                                                                               

Transfer fees, January, 2013  $3,106.96                  

CLAIMS:  Motion by Booth, second by Deal, to approve the claims as presented.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC                  1,143.35  AMBULANCE CONTRACT DEC 2012   AT&T MOBILITY                                                          95.04  CELL PHONE                   
CRAIG BALDWIN                                                         96.18  REFUND OVERPAID TAXES         BANKWEST                                                                   80.58  REFUND OVERPAID TAXES    
BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN                127.28  JUDICIAL TRAVEL              
BLACK HILLS CHEMICAL & JANITOR                    156.98  GOV BLDG SUPPLIES            
PEGGY BLACKWELL                                                   20.00  JUDICIAL TRAVEL/WITNESS  
BOTTOM LINE WELDING                                           651.20  WELDING SUPPLIES LOWBOY TRLR  BUTLER MACHINERY CO                                           41.32  SHOP PARTS & SUPPLIES        
CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC                                     62.75  TRASH PICKUP                 
CAPITAL AREA COUNSELING INC                          812.00  HEALTHCARE COUNSELING         CAPITAL JOURNAL                                                   578.44  COMM 12/4 MINS               
CENTRAL CULVERT SUPPLY                                3,843.00  CULVERT & BAND N BROWN CHURCH CENTURYLINK                                                          242.12  OFFICE TELEPHONE             
COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED CTR                1,666.67  FEBRUARY SUPPORT             
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES PIERRE                      39.00  DIR OF EQUAL SUPPLIES        
DAKOTA BUSINESS CENTER                                   259.99  REG OF DEEDS SUPPLIES        
DIAMOND MOWERS INC                                            62.46  PARTS                        
VERNIE DOCKTER                                                     516.53  REFUND OVERPAID TAXES        
DUFFY LAW OFFICE                                                  882.20  LEASE                
EDDIE'S TRUCK SALES                                             432.14  TRUCK PARTS & SUPPLIES        SAMANTHA EDINGTON                                             20.00  JUDICIAL TRAVEL/WITNESS      
FLEET SERVICES                                                    5,306.34  DYED FUEL & GAS              
FORT PIERRE CITY                                                1,867.77  UTILITIES
FORT PIERRE CITY                                                9,176.64  DUE TO CITY DEC 2012   
FOUR CORNERS FIRE DEPTMENT                          990.77  UTILITIES HAYES SHOP         
FRIMAN OIL & GAS CO INC                                  1,073.52  PROPANE FOR SHOP             
GASRITE INC                                                               29.62  GAS & DIESEL                 
GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS             334.04  E-911 UTILITIES              
GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR                 850.79  JOHN DEERE PARTS & SUPPLIES   HALONA HALL                                                           12.45  REFUND OVERPAID TAX
NICK HANNA                                                            146.03  REFUND OVERPAID TAXES        
SONNY HARROWA                                                   415.30  REFUND OVERPAID TAXES        
HUGHES COUNTY SHERIFF                                       12.66  MEDICAL CARE                 
KYLIE A HUSTED                                                        35.00  ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP 2013       
INLAND TRUCK PARTS                                              11.63  TRUCK PARTS                  
KLEINS OFFICE PLUS                                                  69.08  OFFICE SUPPLIES              
KLEINS OFFICE PLUS                                                  35.85  AUD SUPPLIES                 
KOFFLER SALES COMPANY                                     327.89  GOV BLDG REPAIRS & MAINT      LINCOLN COUNTY                                                     116.00  JV MENTAL ILL PROF SRVC      
THOMAS P MAHER                                                  3,702.56  ATTORNEY EXPENSES            
TARRAH MCLAUGHLIN                                               20.00  JUDICIAL TRAVEL/WITNESS       MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC                       375.00  REG OF DEEDS SCANNING EQUP RNT MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION                        217.30  TELEPHONE                    
MIDLAND AREA EMS                                                 525.00  YEARLY SUPPORT 2013          
JACEY MILES                                                                55.66  REFUND OVERPAID TAXES        
ANNE MILLER BECKWITH                                          35.00  ANNUAL LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP 2013
M0 SHORES DOMESTIC VIOL CENTER                     860.00  FEES         
MN WIRELESS LLC                                                      759.00  INTERNET FOR 2013            
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO                          622.47  GOV BLDG UTILITIES           
MEAGAN MONTANA                                                    20.00  JUDICIAL WITNESS              
MORRIS INC                                                                 169.27  WELDING LABOR & SUPPLIES     
NE SD COMM ACTN PRGM                                       5,000.00  URBAN & RURAL DEV            
CITY OF PIERRE                                                         5,789.45  E-911 SERVICE                
PITNEY BOWES                                                            913.82  POSTAGE                       POWERPLAN                                                                368.90  NEW WINDOW FOR G7 JD BLADE    QUILL CORPORATION                                                816.84  OFFICE SUPPLIES              
OLINGER LOVALD & MCCAHREN PC                      2,237.90  T JIMENEZ                    
ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC                          51.00  REG OF DEEDS REPAIRS & MAINT  RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC                                              729.62  MISC PARTS & SUPPLIES         RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC                                                74.42  GOV BLDG SUPPLIES      
SANFORD HEALTH                                                    1,960.00  AUTOPSY
BRAD A SCHREIBER                                                    267.05  COURT-APP’T. ATTORNEY  
STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DIST                         21,637.01 DUE TO SCHOOL DEC 2012
SD ASS’N OF COUNTY OFFICIALS                              220.00  DUE DEC 2012                
SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION                             43.84  TELEPHONE        
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE                                 262.00  BLOOD TESTS
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE                             46,734.41  MV DECEMBER 2012
SD ASSC OF COUNTY HWY SUPT                              225.00  2013 SDACHS DUES             
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO                                     47.46  RUNNERS                       
KAREN SHARP                                                                45.65  FUEL ANNUAL REPORT MTG TRIP  
ST MARY'S HEALTHCARE CENTER                              735.24  QMHP                         
SUTLEYS TOWN & RANCH MARKET                            21.55  GOV BLDG SUPPLIES            
TEAM LABORATORY CHEMICAL CORP                10,318.30  ROAD TREATMENT & SHOP SUPPLIES TITAN MACHINERY                                                      235.43  TIRES FOR LAWN MOWER         
TITAN ACCESS ACCOUNT                                            455.42  PARTS                         
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE DIV                         2,691.00  J HILLMER                    
CHAD WRIGHTSON                                                        22.69  REFUND OVERPAID TAXES        
WW TIRE SERVICE INC                                                   45.00  REPAIRS                 
WW TIRE SERVICE INC                                                   20.00  TIRE FOR LAWN MOWER 
XEROX CORPORATION                                                386.83 SUPPLIES        
ZANDER AUTO PARTS                                                   740.09  MISC PARTS & SUPPLIES        

HUGHES COUNTY JUVENILE CONTRACT:  Motion by Scott, second by Deal, to approve and authorize Chairman Iversen to sign the Hughes County Juvenile Contract.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:  Motion by Booth, second by Scott to recess into Executive Session for Personnel, SDCL 1-25-2(1) at 5:15 p.m..  All voted Aye. Motion carried.  Out of Executive Session at 6:05 p.m.

Motion by Booth, second by Scott, to hire a human resources consultant in an amount not to exceed $500.00 to assess wages and salaries under the direction of State’s Attorney Tom P. Maher.  All voted Aye.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Scott, second by Deal, to name Dawn Sass as Welfare Director.  All voted Aye.  Motion Carried.  Chairman Iversen stated that there would be no change in wages for Dawn Sass.

BORDEN TOWNSITE/MEER CEMETERY:  David Neuharth, on behalf of himself, A. J. Stoeser and Todd Schuetzle as appointed appraisers, gave the appraisal of $488.00 for the legal parcel, legally described as the following:  Lot 7, Block 1 and Lots 1 and 12, Block 2, Townsite of Borden, located in the SW-1/4 of Section 9, Twp. 5N, R. 28 EBHM, Stanley County, South Dakota.

Motion by Booth, second by Scott to accept the value with a trade of said property for Meer Cemetery property to be worked on.  All voted Aye.  Motion Carried.  State’s Attorney Tom P. Maher and Tim Engel, attorney for Leon Haskins, will work on the trade details.

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT:  Motion by Scott, second by Deal, to increase the maximum for the sale of fill dirt and sand from the gravel pit to 2,500 cubic yds. at $0.50 per yd.  All voted Aye.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Booth, second by Heckenlaible, to raise the Highway Department’s spending limit to $12,000.00.  All voted Aye.  Motion Carried.

Wade Iszler with RDO Equipment and Jeff Kroll with Butler presented bid options for motor graders, and Darby Nutter with Eddie’s Trucking presented a bid option for truck tractors.


ABATEMENTS:  Bobbi Jo Gregg – Motion by Scott, second by Heckenlaible, to table until tax record is available.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

Philena Edwards requested an abatement of 2012 taxes in the sum of $181.86 due to mobile home being demolished.  Motion by Scott, second by Booth, to abate $181.86.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

Patricia Grey requested an abatement of 2012 taxes due to mobile home being removed in the sum of $17.05.  Motion by Scott, second by Deal, to abate $17.05.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

River Bluff Estates by Jerry Voegler, a mobile home licensed dealer, requested an abatement of 2012 taxes in the sum of $469.86.  Motion by Booth, second by Scott, to abate $469.86.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

Buell Maberry requested an abatement of 2012 taxes.  Motion by Scott, second by Deal, to table.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

Jim Stoeser requested an abatement for prior years’ taxes in the sum of $2,780.00.  Motion by Booth, second by Heckenlaible, to abate a total sum of $502.53 for tax years 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENT was discussed with Brad Lawrence.  Commissioners expressed their desire to see what costs would be incurred by the county before taking any action.

FAIRGROUNDS:  Discussion was had regarding the bucking chutes and crows nest.  Motion by Scott, second by Booth, to hire Justin Crosby to repair eight (8) garage doors at a cost not to exceed $600.00.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

Motion by Scott, second by Deal, to accept Bauman Lumber bid of $2,770 for remodeling costs in lower level of courthouse.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

CORONER:  Motion by Scott, second by Deal, to pay the county coroner $60.00 per call.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

OFFICIALS LIABILITY DEDUCTIBLE:  Motion by Deal, second by Scott, to accept and authorize Chairman Iversen to sign.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: Motion by Scott, second by Heckenlaible, to approve an automatic supplement to Emergency and Disaster Fund in the amount of $4,930.00 to reflect Homeland Security grant money received.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.


ADJOURN:  Chairman Iversen declared the meeting adjourned at 8:36 p.m. (CST)

ATTEST:                                                     BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS                (SEAL)

Karen Sharp, Auditor                                                          Dana Iversen, Chairman 


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

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Auditors Office
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Fort Pierre SD 57532