January 4, 2011

January 4, 2011
The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commissioners was called to order at 8:11 a.m. by Chairman D.D. Jacobson with David Neuharth, Jim Stoeser and Dennis Booth present.  Pat Sutley was absent. Director of Equalization Don Wiedemer, Auditor Kris Kroll, Dana Iversen, Brian Scott, Highway Superintendent Leo Sullivan and States Attorney Tom Maher were also present.
AGENDA:  Moved by Booth, seconded by Neuharth to approve the agenda.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                                                                                                                                            
MINUTES: Moved by Neuharth, seconded by Booth to approve minutes of the December 30, 2010 meeting.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                                                                                            
L.E.T. BOARD:  Neuharth moved to Contingency Transfer to the 2011 County Wide Law budget in the amount of $1746, seconded by Stoeser.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                                             
2010 BUSINESS:  Motion by Neuharth, seconded by Stoeser to close 2010 business.                         
SWEAR IN NEW OFFICIALS:  Judge John Brown swore in Sheriff Brad Rathbun, Register of Deeds Beverly Stoeser and Commissioners Dennis Booth, Dana Iversen and Brian Scott.  Bob Wilcox and Kris Jacobson with SDACC and Darby Nutter were present for the swearing in of the new officials.    
HIGHWAY DEPT:  Sullivan has a quote on another roller in the amount of $21,000.               
ELECTION OF OFFICERS:  Motion by Booth, seconded by Scott to re-elect DD Jacobson as Chairman for 2011.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.  Motion by Scott, seconded by Iversen to elect Dennis Booth as Vice-Chairman for 2011.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                                              
COMMISSIONER RECOGNITION:  Jacobson recognized David Neuharth and Jim Stoeser for their service.                                                                                                                                          
MINUTES:  Motion by Iversen, seconded by Scott to continue posting the unofficial minutes on the County website and in the paper as required by law.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.              
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT:  Rob Fines reported that the Four Corners radios are programmed and updated.  The Hughes/Stanley County Mitigation Plan will be submitted in the next few weeks and they expect to have a response from FEMA by spring.  Motion by Booth, seconded by Scott to approve the 2011 Emergency Management Agreement.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                             
HUGHES CO. JUVENILE AGREEMENT:  Motion by Iversen, seconded by Scott to approve the 2011 Hughes Co. Juvenile Agreement.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                                                          
HUGHES CO. JAIL AGREEMENT:  Motion by Booth, seconded by Iversen to approve the 2011 Hughes Co. Jail Agreement.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                                                                           
BANK DEPOSITORY:  Motion by Iversen, seconded by Scott to designate BankWest, 1st National Bank, American State Bank, FIT and Prairie State Bank as the County depositories.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                                                                                                                                  
LEGAL PAPER:  Motion by Iversen, seconded by Booth to designate The Capital Journal as the legal newspaper as well as posting information on the County website.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.       
SALARY RESOLUTION 2011-01:  Motion by Booth, seconded by Scott to approve the Salary Resolution 2011-01.  All voted aye.  Motion carried. 


WHEREAS SDCL requires the Board of County Commissioners to designate the number of Deputies and Clerks and to set their salaries.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Stanley County Commissioners that the salary of all new employees be set upon hiring.  Judges and Clerks of Elections, $9.10 per hour, $10.00 for Election schooling, plus mileage for rural Election workers; Mileage rate for all county employees, 37 cents per mile; Commissioners have the option of participating in the health insurance plan at their own expense.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that all highway maintenance employees will work 5, 10 hour days from May 1-September 30 and 4, 10 hour days from October 1-April 30.

The following salaries will be paid in 2011: Patrick Sutley, Commissioner, $8,031.96; Dana Iversen, Commissioner, $8,031.96; Dennis Booth, Commissioner, $8,031.96; Brian Scott, Commissioner, $8,031.96; Commissioner, D.D. Jacobson, $8,031.96; Thomas P. Maher, States Attorney, $38,263.94; Kristi Kroll, Auditor, $31,500.04; Linda Stroup, Treasurer, $33,280.00; Beverly Stoeser, Register of Deeds, $33,280.00; Don Wiedemer, Director of Equalization, $37,599.90; Leo Sullivan, Highway Superintendent, $41,932.54;

The following hourly salaries will be paid in 2011: Dawn Sass, Deputy Auditor, $13.12 per hour; Ricky Sass, Custodian, $13.50 per hour; Peggy Dougherty, Deputy Treasurer, $9.60 per hour; Beth Dutt, Assistant Director of Equalization, $13.12 per hour; Bonnie Nickels, CHN Secretary, $13.12 per hour; Thomas Richardson, Highway Supervisor, $15.11 per hour; Jerry Rada, Equipment Operator, $14.16 per hour;

Larry O’Daniel, Equipment Operator, $14.16 per hour; Reed Stoeser, Equipment Operator, $14.96 per hour; Patrick Prince, Truck Driver, $14.96 per hour; Isaac Jacobsen, Equipment Operator, $14.96 per hour; Michele Lopour, Highway Bookkeeper, $13.12 per hour.

Dated this 4th,day of January, 2011.

ATTEST:                     BOARD of STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS            

Kristi Kroll, Auditor              D.D. Jacobson, Chairman

CLAIMS:  Motion by Scott, seconded by Booth to approve the claims.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.
CENTRAL SD ENHANCEMENT DISTRIC                  5886.00  2011 MBR DUES 
COMMUNITY YOUTH INV. CTR.                             1666.66  JAN. SUPPORT     
DUFFY LAW OFFICE                                             1541.60  CRT APPT ATTY 
FORT PIERRE FIRE DEPT                                     14425.00  1ST QTR PMT       
FORT PIERRE CITY                                                1880.61  UTILITIES          
FOUR CORNERS FIRE DEPTMENT                         4500.00  1ST QTR PAYMENT  
HAHN ENGINEERING                                              1150.00  PROFESSIONAL SVCS 
HUGHES COUNTY AUDITOR                                  9760.00  NOV JAIL BILLING     
CHARLES T HUMPHREY                                         4725.00  PERSONNEL SERVICES    
JACK MAGEE                                                            438.70  CRT APPT ATTY     
THOMAS P MAHER                                                  1332.50  PROFESSIONAL SERVICES    
MAY,ADAM,GERDES&THOMPSON                            221.40  CRT APPT ATTY    
MCLEOD'S PRINTING                                                  105.45  SUPPLIES          
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO                            660.85  UTILITIES      
MOTOROLA                                                           19059.04  REPEATER W/CONTROL
NESDCAP                                                                3090.00  2011 ALLOCATION
PRYNTCOMM                                                              62.00  SUPPLIES        
QUILL CORPORATION                                               172.99  SUPPLIES         
OLINGER,LOVALD,ROBBENNOLT,MCCA               1201.60  EBH - JE - DB - JM -    
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE                              1545.00  4TH QUARTER PAYMENT   
SD DEPT OF AGRICULTURE                                        40.00  COMMERCIAL APPLICATORS   
SD PUBLIC ASS. ALLIANCE                                  32890.97  LIAB INSURANCE     
SDML WORKERS COMPENSATION FUND             12974.62  2011 RENEWAL   
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO                                    97.21  SUPPLIES   
STANLEY COUNTY LAW ENF.                             44984.00  1ST QUARTER PAYMENT     
WEED & PEST CONFERENCE                                    195.00  REGISTRATION         
VETERAN’S MEMORIAL:  David Carlisle will speak to Legislative Delegates regarding the law that limits spending to no more than $10,000 on a Veteran’s Memorial.  Stoeser and Neuharth will continue to work on getting the Memorial in place.                                                                       
BOARD APPOINTMENTS:  Motion by Iversen, seconded by Booth to appoint new members to the following boards.  All other boards to remain the same unless a change has been noted.  All voted aye. Motion carried.  Weed & Pest:  David Neuharth, Pat Sutley (Alternate), Dana Iversen, Randy Yost, Lura Kirkpatrick; L.E.T.:  Dana Iversen, Dennis Booth; Central SD Enhancement:  Brian Scott, David Neuharth; Indigent Care Liaison:  Pat Sutley; Expo Board:  Dennis Booth, Pat Sutley (Alternate); Fairgrounds:  Brian Scott, Dana Iversen (Alternate); River City Transit:  DD Jacobson, Pat Sutley (Alternate); Extension:  David Larson, Dana Iversen; Farm Service Agency:  Dana Iversen; Joint Land Development:  Pat Sutley, DD Jacobson; Regional Railroad Authority:  Dana Iversen, Brian Scott; Economic Development:  DD Jacobson, Dana Iversen (Alternate); Veteran’s Memorial:  Jim Stoeser, David Neuharth, DD Jacobson.                                                                                                            
SAFETY TRAINING CLASS:  Motion by Booth, seconded by Scott to authorize 2 employees to attend the Safety Training Classes in Pierre on January 5, 2011.  Motion then amended to include all Highway Maintenance employees.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.                                                  
HUMAN RESOURCES:  A committee consisting of Chuck Humphrey, Auditor Kris Kroll, Highway Superintendent Leo Sullivan and a Commissioner (to be appointed at a later time) will meet to discuss any changes.  Discussion was tabled until the next meeting.                                    
TREASURER’S REPORT:  Treasurer Linda Stroup presented the Commission with the bank reconciliation and edited miscellaneous receipts.                                                                  
AUDITOR’S REPORT:  Auditor Kris Kroll presented the Commission with the Adjusting Entries listing.                                                                                                                                               
OFFICE INVENTORY/SURPLUS:  Motion by Iversen, seconded by Scott to approve to surplus the following: DOE Epson DFX-5000+ printer & stand, Steelcase office desk w/ typewriter arm; Treasurer HP 4100, OKI 491 AE77072077C0, Metal file card 2 drawer, HP tower SN2UA6320RMN, View Sonic Monitor SNA2K035152020.  Discard as they are broken: DOE HP Laserjet CP3505n; Treasurer Sharp calculator A2K035152020.                                                                                                              
EXECUTIVE SESSION:  Motion by Booth, seconded by Iversen to go into Executive Session for Personnel at 11:48 a.m.  Out at 12:40 p.m.                                                                                   
SALARIES BY OFFICE:   Commissioners,  $3652.98  Auditor,  $6294.04;   Treasurer, $5814.93;  States Attorney,  $5774.72;   Custodian,  $3035.35;  Director of Equalization,  $6833.87;  Register of Deeds, $4267.64;  Road and Bridge,  $28118.31; Community Health Secretary,  $2632.55;  WIC Secretary, $333.71;  Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, employee insurance,  $12754.95;  SD Retirement System, withheld and match,  $5256.10;  SD Supplemental Retirement, employee contribution,  $40.00;  Electronic Transfer, FICA, Medicare and Withholding Tax,  $10375.89                                          
 December 2010        
 Cash on hand    $380.25   Checks, less than 3 days    $64401.78
Petty Cash   $200.00     First National Bank   $5828.22 
MKKT. ACCT. – First National Bank   $2548179.71   
MKKT. ACCT. – American State Bank    $65649.22   
SD FIT    $6061.26          Long/Short   $59.69
Total  $2690760.13                                                                                                                                             
REGISTER OF DEEDS:                              
Regular fees, December 2010   $2185.66            Transfer fees, December 2010  $4134.50 
ADJOURNMENT:  Scott motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Iversen.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 12:40 p.m.

ATTEST:                                                                       BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Kristi Kroll, Auditor                                                 D.D. Jacobson, 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