July 19, 2012 -- Special



July 19, 2012

The special meeting of the Stanley County Commissioners was called to order at 6:32 p.m. (CDT) by Chairman Dennis Booth, with Commissioners Marsha Davenport, Dana Iversen, D. D. Jacobson and Brian Scott present.  Highway Superintendent Leo Sullivan, Director of Equalization Beth Dutt, Auditor Karen Sharp, Mark Rowen, Steve Rounds and Tom Bown were also present.

AGENDA:  Motion by Davenport, second by Scott, to approve the agenda.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

MINUTES:  Motion by Jacobson, second by Davenport, to approve the Minutes of July 2, 2012.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

HEALTH INSURANCE:  Motion by Jacobson, second by Davenport, to renew the present health insurance policy with Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield at $662.68 single rate and $1,656.40 family rate, plus $5.40 life insurance.  Jacobson, Davenport, Scott and Booth voting Aye.  Iversen voting Nay.  Motion carried.

FAIRGROUNDS:  Discussion was had regarding work at the fairgrounds, prices for chutes and pens, and the need to redo the parking lot and entrances.  Tom Bown spoke on supporting the fairgrounds and possibly seeking funds from individuals and other organizations to help with repairs and upgrading.  Auditor Sharp will check with Legislative Audit and SD Community Foundation regarding setting up some type of account for donations.

FIREWORKS PERMIT:  Steve Rounds requested a Fireworks Permit for a fireworks display during the 50-year anniversary of the Oahe Dam dedication August 17, 2012.  Rounds had talked with the Corps and Game, Fish and Parks.  There will be fire trucks on site.  The Governor’s office supports the celebration.  Rick Cronin confirmed that the fire department will be at the site.  Motion by Scott, second by Davenport, to allow the fireworks display.  Scott amended motion to allow the fireworks display upon completion of a permit, second by Davenport.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.

ASSISTANT DOE:  Director of Equalization Beth Dutt recommended the hiring of David Reiss as Assistant Director of Equalization.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:  Motion by Jacobson, second by Scott, to recess into Executive Session for personnel, SDCL 1-25-2(1), at 7:35 p.m.  All voted Aye.  Motion carried.  Out of Executive Session at 7:44 p.m.

Motion by Jacobson, second by Davenport, to hire David Reiss at $12.02 per hour, with three (3) fifty (50) cent pay raises every six months for 18 months, to-wit:  January 30, 2013; July 30, 2013; and January 13, 2014, plus any cost of living raises given to other county employees, and provided that David Reiss obtain designation as a Certified Appraiser Assessor within one year (July 30, 2013).

FEMA:  Will wait to hear more from the City of Fort Pierre and Fort Pierre Development Corporation.

BUDGET:   Discussion was had regarding various budget items.

ADJOURN:  Motion by Jacobson, second by Scott, to adjourn at 8:45 p.m.  All voted Aye.   Motion carried.

ATTEST:                                                                 BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS


Karen K. Sharp, Auditor                                                     Dennis Booth, 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