June 9, 2014



JUNE 9, 2014


The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commission was called to order at 4:08 p.m. (CDT) by Chairman Scott with Commissioners Dennis Booth, Scott Deal and Dana Iversen present.  Auditor Karen Sharp, State’s Attorney Tom P. Maher, Treasurer Peggy Dougherty, Custodian Ricky Sass, Rob Fines Emergency Management Director; Director of Equalization Ron Nagle, Fairgrounds Manager Brenton Crane, Highway Superintendent Kelly McCollam, Gordon Paul, D. D. Jacobson, Sonny Harrowa, Marion Atkins Bureau of Land Management, Joel Ebert of Capital Journal, Bob Wilcox, Maureen Nelson SD Grow, David Neuharth, A. J. Stoeser, Bob Clark Dakotacare, Lonnie McKittrick Fischer, Rounds Insurance, and Michael Stenson with Department of Agriculture were also present.  The meeting began with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.


AGENDA:  Motion by Booth, second by Scott, to approve the Agenda.  All Voted Aye.  Motion Carried.


Motion by Iversen, second by Booth, to recess into Executive Session – Personnel, SDCL 1-25-2(1) at 4:09 p.m. (CDT).  All Voted Aye.  Motion Carried.  Motion by Deal, second by Booth, to reconvene at 4:56 p.m. (CDT).  All Voted Aye.  Motion Carried.


Motion by Deal, second by Iversen, to appoint Sonny Harrowa to fulfill the term as Commissioner for District Four (4).  All Voted Aye.  Motion Carried.  Sonny Harrowa was sworn in by State’s Attorney Tom P. Maher.


MINUTES:  Motion by Booth, second by Iversen, to approve the Minutes of May 6, 2014.  All Voted Aye.  Motion Carried.


Motion by Iversen, second by Deal, to approve purchase of chemicals for Weed and Pest from VanDiest Supply Company in the sum of $5,700.45.  All Voted Aye.  Motion Carried.


Motion by Harrowa, second by Iversen, to approve purchase of tires for Highway Department from Fargo Tire Service in the sum of $5,400.00.  All Voted Aye.  Motion Carried.


CLAIMS:  Motion by Booth, second by Deal, to approve claims as presented, but hold RDO Equipment Company and VanDiest Supply Company until further verification.  All Voted Aye.  Motion Carried.


AIRTECH HEATING & COOLING INC                                                       175.00  GOV REPAIRS & MAINT     

AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC                                                 2,475.00 MONTHLY SUBSIDY   

AT&T MOBILITY                                                                                             138.55  CELL PHONES                   

CLYLE BADGER                                                                                                20.00  WITNESS                     

ELSIE BAK                                                                                                         128.30  ELECTION WORKER              

BOB BAK CONSTRUCTION                                                                     63,450.00  GRAVEL CRUSHING

LILA BRIGGS                                                                                                    113.75  ELECTION WORKER              

CHRISTIE BROWN MUNOZ                                                                             35.00 LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP    

BUREAU OF HUMAN RESOURCES                                                 21.00  TRAINING

SARAH BURGER                                                                                                   20.00  WITNESS                    

BUTLER MACHINERY CO                                                                            1,401.98  MISC PARTS - SUPPLIES        

CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC                                                                            33.00  EXTRA GARBAGE REMOVAL        

CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC                                                                            62.75  TRASH SERVICES         

WICK COMMUNICATIONS                                                                              205.21  PUBLICATIONS                 

CENTURYLINK                                                                                                    326.28  4 CORNERS REPEATER           

CHANDLERS INC AUTOGLASS/RECYCL                                                   362.00  GLASS REPLACEMENT

CHEMSEARCH                                                                                                    157.20  SUPPLY               

CHRISTY LUMBER                                                                                              218.54  SHOP SUPPLIES                

DARYL COLE                                                                                              157.90  ELECTION WORKER              

COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED, INC.                                                   1,666.67  JUNE 2014  SUPPORT    

COWBOY COUNTRY STORES PIERRE                                                         92.96  GOV BLDG SUPPLY    

COLE W DILLON                                                                                                      20.00  WITNESS                     

MATT L DILLON                                                                                            20.00  WITNESS 

DONALD DOLPHUS JR                                                                                      142.10  TRAVEL/WITNESS

RICHARD ECOFFEE                                                                                            20.00  WITNESS                                                

EDDIE'S TRUCK SALES                                                                                  4.61  FORD TRUCK PARTS             

ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE                                             1,495.25  ELECTION SUPPLY               

EXTREME TECHNOLOGY                                                                                   204.08  REWIRE SHOP/OFFICE           

FARGO TIRE SERVICE INC                                                                      5,400.00  TIRES - 950 CAT LOADER       

WADE FISCHER                                                                                                   3,033.97  CRT APPT ATTRNY               

FLEET SERVICES                                                                                                1,266.55  GASOLINE                      

FORT PIERRE CITY                                                                                                  14.84  CHN COPIER    

FORT PIERRE CITY                                                                                                949.08  UTILITIES

FORT PIERRE CITY                                                                                         359,255.54  DUE TO FORT PIERRE                   

ALICIA GAUTHIER                                                                                                  20.00  WITNESS                     

GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS                                                      334.04  E-911                        

CONNIE GRITTNER                                                                                    9.10  ELECTION WORKER

GUNN PRODUCTION                                                                                            3,000.00  FAIRGROUNDS

GUNN PRODUCTION                                                                                           1,900.00  EVENT FEES

MARK HALVORSON                                                                                                    59.96  TRAVEL/WITNESS             

HANDY HITCH MFG INC                                                                                           85.12  REPAIRS

HAYES HALL                                                                                                            100.00  RENTAL-ELECTIONS 

HOGEN'S HARDWARE HANK                                                                                 152.09  SHOP SUPPLIES                

HOGEN'S HARDWARE HANK                                                                                   20.14  GOV BLDG SUPPLY               

HUGHES COUNTY AUDITOR                                                                               8,720.00  APRIL JV BILLING             

HUGHES COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT                                                     172.95  WEED/PEST

CLOVER HUNTS HORSE                                                                                          122.10  TRAVEL/WITNESS      

INLAND TRUCK PARTS                                                                           2,677.09  REPAIRS

BELLEN M JACOBSEN                                                                                      122.85  ELECTION WORKER              

JC OFFICE SUPPLY                                                                                             222.97  SUPPLY 

DARRELL JEANOTTE                                                                                                 20.00  WITNESS

BRETT KASTNER                                                                                                        20.00  WITNESS

DALE KASTNER                                                                                                          20.00  WITNESS                  

LAVONNE E KELLY                                                                                          130.58  ELECTION WORKER              

LURA KIRKPATRICK                                                                                        217.65  ELECTION WORKER

SHAWNTEA LITTLE THUNDER                                                                           20.00  WITNESS             

LYLE SIGNS  INC                                                                                                            62.40  SIGNS

THOMAS P MAHER                                                                                           2,928.51  MAY 2014 EXPENSES            

MID AMERICAN RESEARCH CHEMICAL                                                         91.66  GOV BLDG SUPPLY               

AUDREY DORIS MATHEWS                                                                              144.31  ELECTION WORKER              

KELLY MCCOLLAM                                                                                           170.00  PHONE        

MCLEOD'S PRINTING & OFFICE SUP                                                               50.00  ELECTION SUPPLY               

BARBARA MCQUISTION                                                                                  128.30  ELECTION WORKER              

MEETING THE CHALLENGE INC                                                                      25.00  TRAINING FEE    

IRIS MELIGAN                                                                                                     128.30  ELECTION WORKER              

MELVIN'S FLOWER SHOP INC                                                                          148.38  MEMORIAL PLANTS              

MERCEDES-BENZ FINANCIAL                                                                     24,784.81  2014 FREIGHTLINER    

GAYLE A MERSCHEIM                                                                                       122.85  ELECTION WORKER               

MICRO-FIX COMPUTERS                                                                                    219.00  COMPUTER MONITOR 

MICRO-FIX COMPUTERS                                                                                      40.00  DOE REPAIR & MAINT           

MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC                                                             375.00  ROD EQUIP RENT

MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION                                                               661.90  OFFICE INTERNET              

NANCY JO MIKKELSEN                                                                                      132.85  ELECTION WORKER              

JENNIFER MILLIKEN                                                                                           132.85  ELECTION WORKER              

MONICK PIPE & SUPPLY INC                                                                             158.37  GOV BLDG REPAIRS

MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO                                                                   72.50  NATURAL GAS

TOM MOODY                                                                                                                 142.10  TRAVEL/WITNESS         

MORRIS INC                                                                                                           728.73  SHOP SUPPLY

NRCA                                                                                                                                  20.00  EVENT FEES

CRYSTAL NEUHARTH                                                                                         141.57  ELECTION WORKER              

KENDA NUTTER                                                                                                    35.00  LIBRARY MEMBERSHIP    

LARRY O'DANIEL                                                                                                 19.98 SUPPLIES 

CODY ODEA                                                                                                                   60.70  TRAVEL/WITNESS

KEN OLSON                                                                                                                  142.10  TRAVEL/WITNESS 

THE PAINT STORE INC                                                                                        174.00  REPAIRS

DARLIS D PERRY                                                                                                  660.00  BLOOD TESTS          

CITY OF PIERRE                                                                                                 5,899.45  MEDICAL DIRECTOR

PITNEY BOWES                                                                                                     298.09  POSTAGE                      

VEONA C PRINCE                                                                                                 158.75  ELECTION WORKER              

PRO BUILD                                                                                                             323.12  BUILDING SUPPLIES            

QUILL CORPORATION                                                                                         811.69  OFFICE SUPPL                 

RDO EQUIPMENT COMPANY                                                                             527.69  REPAIRS

ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC                                                                54.00  GOV BLDG MAINT               

RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC                                                                                      452,08  SHOP SUPPLIES                

NORMA SCHILLING                                                                                                         132.85  ELECTION WORKER              

MARION SCHMIDT                                                                                                132.85  ELECTION WORKER               

SCHMIDT SCHROYER MORENO LEE                                                                  28.10  MENTALLY ILL                 

BRAD A SCHREIBER                                                                                               63.93 ATTORNEY  FEES                     

NICOLE SCHWINLER                                                                                              27.30  ELECTION WORKER

KIP SCOTT                                                                                                                         37.02  TRAVEL/WITNESS

SD ASS’N OF COUNTY OFFICIALS                                                                          104.00  ROD MP            

SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION                                                                      11.67 PHONES

SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE                                                                         280.00 BLOOD TESTS

SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE                                                                     52,701.83  MV & VITALS         

SD PUBLIC ASSURANCE ALLIANCE                                                                   500.00  INSURANCE

KARA SEMMLER                                                                                                   2,008.30  ATTORNEY FEES                  

SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO                                                                               34.88  RUNNER RUGS 

STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DIST                                                              1,160,714.05  DUE TO SC SCHOOL              

STATE SUPPLY COMPANY                                                                                        23.03 REPAIRS

BEVERLY STOESER                                                                                                    27.30  ELECTION WORKER              

SUTLEYS TOWN & RANCH MARKET                                                                       8.45  OFFICE SUPPLIES              

SUTLEYS TOWN & RANCH MARKET                                                                     28.33  SUPPLIES         

SHIRLEY A SWANSON                                                                                             132.85  ELECTION WORKER 

JOE THORNE                                                                                                                        20.00  WITNESS            

PEGGY ANN TIBBS                                                                                                   145.90  ELECTION WORKER 

CHAD URBAN                                                                                                                     59.96  TRAVEL/WITNESS            

US POSTAL SERVICE                                                                                                 186.00  POST OFC BOX FEE  

VAN DIEST SUPPLY COMPANY                                                                           5,700.45  SUPPLY            

JANET ANN WALDRON                                                                                            175.88  ELECTION WORKER              

MONA WEIGER                                                                                                           969.00  TRANSCRIPT

TRAVIS WHITE                                                                                                                   95.48  TRAVEL/WITNESS

RON WOODBRIDGE                                                                                                        2,500.00  EVENT FEES                 

WW TIRE SERVICE INC                                                                                              424.66  TIRE/REPAIR        

ZANDER AUTO PARTS                                                                                               519.13  PARTS/SUPPLIES   

DAN ZINTER                                                                                                                        142.10  TRAVEL/WITNESS


SALARIES BY OFFICE: Commissioners--$4,164.00; Auditor--$5,107.20; Election--$98.01;  Treasurer--,,$5,150.77; States Attorney-- $5,491.20; Custodian--$2,384.00; Director of Equalization--$7,052.76; Register of Deeds--$2,784.00;Road and Bridge,--$30,800.65; Community Health Secretary--$2,061.84; WIC Secretary--$261.36; Fairgrounds--$3,532.30; Weed/Pest--$653.84;  Employee Health Insurance--$14472.72; SD Retirement System, withheld and match--$6,656.98; Electronic Transfer, FICA, Medicare and Withholding Tax--$13,698.18.


AUDITOR’S ACCOUNT WITH THE TREASURER:                                                                                            

May, 2014                                                                                                                                                                               

Cash on hand --$ 1,827.18

Checks, less than 3 days-- $24,405.17                                                                                                                                                                               Petty Cash -- $215.00                                                                                                                   

First National Bank -- $168,661.38                                                  

MKKT. ACCT. – First National Bank  $3,809,831.33                                                                                        

MKKT. ACCT. – Dakota Prairie Bank $67,066.70                                                                     

SD FIT -- $6,011.68                                                                                                           

Total -- $4,078,018.44                                                                         


REGISTER OF DEEDS:                                                                                                                      

Regular Fees May 2014 -- $2,935.49                                                                                                                                  

Transfer Fees May 2014 -- $752.00                  


Treasurer and Auditor reports were reviewed.


Motion by Harrowa, second by Iversen, to approve computer purchase by the State’s Attorney not to exceed $2,000.00.  All Voted Aye.  Motion Carried.


BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT representative Marion Atkins reviewed BLM practices and procedures.


Motion by Booth, second by Deal, to approve the purchase and installation of stuffers and by ABC siding for $600.00.  All Voted Aye.  Motion Carried.


FAIRGROUNDS ORDINANCE 2014-01:  Public hearing and second reading of Fairgrounds Ordinance 2014-01 was held.  There being no objections, motion by Iversen, second by Deal to approve and adopt FAIRGROUNDS ORDINANCE 2014-01.  All Voted Aye.  Motion Carried.

Ordinance Number: _2014-01

Be it ordained by Stanley County, the following Stanley County ordinance:

Stanley County Fairgrounds Ordinance

An ordinance concerning the operation and management of the Stanley County Fairgrounds:


The terms used in this Chapter mean:

Stanley County FairgroundsThe location commonly known as the Stanley County Fairgrounds, and described as that area generally enclosed by a perimeter fence and bounded on the north by Ash Avenue, on the west by Casey Tibbs Street, on the south by E. Scotty Phillip Avenue, and on the east by the Missouri River and having the legal description:

Fairgrounds Board

The volunteer board created and appointed by the Stanley County Commission, is given the responsibility by the County Commission to assist the Stanley County Fairgrounds Manager in planning, managing and conducting rodeo, horse racing, roping, 4-H Achievement Days, the sporting, entertainment, educational, social, commercial, or other beneficial activities at the Stanley County Fairgrounds and for establishing rules and regulations to achieve this purpose.

Violation of Ordinance as Class 2 Misdemeanor

A violation of County Ordinance is punishable by the fine and imprisonment authorized by SDCL 7-18A-2 and SDCL 22-6-2(2).


Purpose and Intent.

A Board, to be known as the Stanley County Fairgrounds Board, is hereby created, pursuant to SDCL Chapter 7-27, for the purpose of conducting annual rodeos, horse races, roping, 4-H Achievement Days, and other sporting, entertainment, educational, social, commercial, or other activities at the Stanley County Fairgrounds.

Members – Tenure.

The Stanley County Fairgrounds Board shall consist of seven (7) members appointed by the Stanley County Commission.  Each member shall serve for a period of three (3) years, and shall be eligible for reappointment to additional terms.

The first Fairgrounds Board shall consist of seven members, and shall have staggered terms to promote continuity.  Initially, three members shall be appointed to three- year terms, two members to two-year terms, and two members to a one-year term.  Thereafter, members shall be appointed to three years terms, or, in the case of a vacancy to fill out remaining term the vacancy of an open position on the board.

It shall be the joint responsibility of the Fairgrounds Manager and Fairgrounds Board to recommend or nominate new members to serve on the fair board, upon a vacancy or at the end of a board member’s term.


The Stanley County Fairgrounds Board may make any by-law, rule or regulation, not inconsistent with law, which it deems necessary or proper to carry out its assigned responsibilities and duties including:

1.       Planning, managing and conducting events and activities at the Stanley County Fairgrounds; and

2.       Managing and governing Stanley County Fairgrounds and its facilities; and

3.       Providing for the protection, health, safety and comfort of the public attending the Stanley County Fairgrounds.

Before taking effect, all by-laws, rules and regulations adopted by the Fairgrounds Board must be approved by the Stanley County Fairgrounds Manager and the Stanley County Commission.  The Stanley County Fairgrounds Manager and Commission may vacate or set aside any by-laws, rules and regulations of the Stanley County Fair Board as the manager or commission may see fit; the Stanley County Commission shall have the authority to make a final determination of same, upon the recommendation and advice of the fairgrounds board, fairgrounds manager, or the public.

Specific Responsibilities

The Stanley County Fairgrounds Board shall:


1.   Work to plan, coordinate and facilitate activities at the Stanley County Fairgrounds, including:

a.       Rodeos,

b.       Horse racing,

c.        Roping,

d.       Entertainment,

e.        Other sporting, entertainment, educational, social, commercial, or other activities at the Stanley County Fairgrounds

f.        Youth and adult competitive exhibiting,

g.        commercial exhibit opportunities,

h.       4-H competition,

i.         FFA shows,

j.         special events,

k.       livestock, agricultural, educational and home arts exhibits

l.         Providing quality entertainment and food concessions for the enjoyment of area residents and visitors.

2.   Is responsible for long range planning for both future events and activities and for future fairgrounds needs.

3.   Supervises its various fairgrounds sub-committees, if any.

4.   Assists the Fairgrounds Manager with the various activities held at the Stanley County Fairgrounds,

5.   Work in cooperation with the Fairgrounds Manager concerning fairgrounds contract and budget issues,

6.   Approves all contracts before they are sent to the Stanley County Commission for final approval.

7.   Approves Fairgrounds Board Treasurer’s monthly report.

8.   Meets at least monthly to conduct its business. 

9.   Helps find, recruit and organize volunteers to assist with events and activities at the Stanley County Fairgrounds.


Any person who violates a published rule or regulation duly adopted by the Stanley County Fairgrounds Board and approved by the Fairgrounds Manager and the County Commission is guilty of a Class 2 Misdemeanor.


General Authority:

The Stanley County Fairgrounds Manager is a county employee hired by Stanley County Commission to serve as the executive officer of the Stanley County Fairgrounds and as a site manager.

Specific Responsibilities:

The Fairgrounds Manager has the following specific responsibilities:

1.       To serve as the chief Stanley County Fairgrounds contact person.

2.       To propose and manage the county fairgrounds budget; and for the management of all activities and events occurring at the Stanley County Fairgrounds;

3.       To account for all income and expenses generated by the Stanley County Fairgrounds.

4.       To negotiate, or supervise the negotiations, of all county fair contracts related to the operation of the Fairgrounds and to submit any proposed contracts to the County Commission for approval.

5.       To find county fairgrounds sponsors willing to donate money, property or services to the fair and to enter into sponsorship agreements, subject to the approval of the Stanley County Commission.

6.       To hire and train temporary employees and volunteers for both office work and for other work.

7.       To recruit, train and manage volunteers working at the Fairgrounds.

8.       To increase job knowledge and skills by identifying and completing appropriate continuing education courses and seminars.

9.       To carry out these additional responsibilities and duties:

a.       Marketing

b.       Grant Writing

c.        Scheduling of all events and activities at the fairgrounds

d.       Risk Management and Safety Training

e.        Insurance Procedures and Verifications (making sure all events, participants and vendors have proper insurance – listing Stanley County as an additional insured)

f.        Scouting performers or artists for entertainment and events

g.        Organization and management of vendors

h.       Organization and management of the fairgrounds camping, advertising, and setting rates or fees for services

i.         Organization and management of gate, concessions, or ticket sales

j.         Public participate and speaking on behalf of the Fairgrounds.

 Relationship with the Fairgrounds Board:

The Fair Board will work together and under the direction of the Fairgrounds Manager, to develop rules, regulations and procedures to improve the operation of future fairs, to recruit volunteers, solicit donations, identify and correct past problems and organize and plan the upcoming fair. 

The Fairgrounds Manager is the final authority concerning the operation and management of the Stanley County Fairgrounds, subject only to review by the Stanley County Commission.  It is the intention of the Stanley County Commission to give to the Fairgrounds Manager substantial discretion to manage the operation of the fairgrounds in a manner consistent with the best interests of the public in order to promote full utilization of the Stanley County Fairgrounds.

The Fairgrounds Board membership individually and as a Board, under the direction of the Fairgrounds Manager, shall assist in the operation of events and activities and the management of the fairgrounds.


Exclusive Control by the Fairgrounds Board:

All parking lots and roadways at the Stanley County Fairgrounds will be under the exclusive direction and control of the Stanley County Fairgrounds Manager.

Traffic Rule Enforcement:

All vehicles operated on the Stanley County Fairgrounds must comply with directions of the Stanley County Fairgrounds Manager or law enforcement and must obey all Stanley County Fairgrounds Board regulations.


Parking on the Fairgrounds is restricted to the specific areas set aside by the Stanley County Fairgrounds Board

1. Vehicles must park in designated areas only. 

2. Vehicles may not be parked in or around the buildings, except for unloading and loading. 

3. Fire lanes shall be maintained at all times.

4. Designated disabled parking areas are set aside for vehicles displaying current and valid disabled placards/licenses only.

Speed Limit:

The speed limit on the Fairgrounds is 10 MPH.

Violation of Ordinance as Class 2 Misdemeanor

A violation of County Ordinance is punishable by the fine and imprisonment authorized by SDCL 7-18A-2 and SDCL 22-6-2(2).


Purpose and Intent:

The purpose of Chapter 16.05 is to protect the health and safety of all citizens taking part in the Stanley County Fair and to safeguard all property at the Stanley County Fairgrounds.

Open Flame Fire:

An open flame fire includes any fire that either exhibits a visible open flame or consists of any embers or coals hot enough to burst into an open flame if provided additional oxygen or fuel, including but not limited to a campfire, bonfire, fire pit, fire ring, barrels, lanterns, torches, fireworks or similar blaze.


Except as otherwise specifically provided herein, it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to start or maintain an open flame fire at any location on the Stanley County Fairgrounds. 


For purposes of this section, an Open Flame Fire does not include:

1.                  Commercially manufactured charcoal or gas cooking grills, stoves or other cooking appliances or camping gear if:

a.       Used by a person authorized to camp at the Stanley County Fairgrounds; and

b.       Used by that person at their assigned camp site, either inside or outside their camping unit; and

c.        Used by that camper, or another person under their supervision, for food preparation.   

2.                  Commercially manufactured cooking equipment used by food concession vendors in the preparation of their food product provided the vendor holds a vendor’s license issued by the Stanley County Fairgrounds Board and the vendor operates his or her concession in a manner consistent with their vendor’s license. 

3.                  The responsible use of matches or cigarette lighters. 

4.                  Those exceptions granted by the Stanley County Fairgrounds Board or the Fairgrounds Manager to an individual or to a group of people seeking to enhance the public’s fair-going experience without creating any significant additional risk to the public.  (Examples:  community BBQ, pig roasts, fireworks, special effects as part of a musical performance, cooking contests, controlled burns for necessary fairground maintenance or repair work.)

Violation of Ordinance as Class 2 Misdemeanor

A violation of County Ordinance is punishable by the fine and imprisonment authorized by SDCL 7-18A-2 and SDCL 22-6-2(2).

Liability for fire:

In addition to any criminal penalty, any person who violates this Chapter and who thereby causes fire damage to other persons or property will be liable for all injuries sustained as a result of that fire damage and for all related fire suppression and extinguishment costs incurred as a result of the said fire. Criminal prosecution is not a prerequisite to liability for damage or for fire suppression and extinguishment costs.


Fairgrounds Designated a Public Park and Playground:

The Stanley County Fairgrounds is to be designated a public park or a public playground for purposes of SDCL 22-24B-22 (1) and 22-24B-24.  Suitable signs will be posted at all vehicle entry gates and other public entry locations informing the public that they are entering a community safety zone as a public park and playground.

Violation of Ordinance as Class 2 Misdemeanor

A violation of County Ordinance is punishable by the fine and imprisonment authorized by SDCL 7-18A-2 and SDCL 22-6-2(2).

FAIRGROUNDS:  Fairgrounds Manager Brenton Crane reported on what had been happening at the fairgrounds and what will be coming in the near future.  Anyone interested in serving on the Fairgrounds Board may contract Brenton Crane at 605-280-9775.

GROW SD – Maureen Nelson of Grow SD reviewed the past year’s activities in Stanley County and requested that Grow SD be considered for the 2015 budget.

SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET:  Motion by Iversen, second by Deal, to approve and adopt the supplemental budget as set out in Resolution 2014-10.  All Voted Aye.  Motion Carried.


WHEREAS, SDCL 7-21-22 PROVIDES THAT THE Board of County Commissioners may adopt a supplemental budget; and

WHEREAS, DUE AND LEGAL NOTICE HAS BEEN GIVEN, THE FOLOWING Supplemental Budget to the Calendar Year 2014 adopted budget shall be approved and adopted by the board of Commission of Stanley County, SD, this 9th day of June, 2014:

Supplemental Budget:

Expenditure:  General Fund – Fairgrounds Event Fees -- $20,000.00

                                                 State’s Attorney Misc. --- $  2,000.00

                                                      Law Enforcement Equip    $ 8,275.00

Means of Finance – Cash Applied                                       $30,375.00

ATTEST:                                                                               BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Karen Sharp, Auditor                                                          Brian Scott, Chairman


HIGHWAY DEPT:  Highway Superintendent McCollam gave a report that new tires had been purchased, and that there will be some surplus tires which they will try to sell.  Gravel hauling being done on Triple U road and then McQuisiton road.  Asked that Commissioners consider advertising for gravel hauling on the Bad River and Brown Church roads not to exceed 15,000 ton at an estimated cost of $15,000.  Bak is working at Buffalo Pit, Pat Prince is spraying weeds at the present time, and other spraying is also being done.  Working on surplus list.  McCollam will attend Superintendent’s meeting on Wednesday and Thursday, June 11 and 12, 2014, and highway department employees will be attending training on Wed. June 10, 2014.


Motion by Iversen, second by Deal, to advertise for bids for gravel hauling.  All Aye.  Motion Carried.


Motion by Deal, second by Booth, to allow Bak Construction to do more crushing not to exceed 25,000.00 bid limit.  All Voted Aye.  Motion Carried.


Motion by Iversen, second by Deal, to recess into Executive Session for Personnel, SDLCL 1-25-2(1) at 7:23 p.m. (CDT).  All Voted Aye. Motion Carried.  Motion by Iversen, second by Deal, to reconvene at 7:57 p.m. (CDT).  All Voted Aye.  Motion Carried.


Motion by Iversen, second by Booth, to adopt an automatic supplemental budget per SDCL 7-21-20 for an unanticipated state grant as follows:

Expenditure:  Highway Fund – Crushing Gravel – 201-311-426.20 -- $135,365.68

Means of Finance:  Highway Fund – 201-0-334.99 ----------------------$135,365.48


EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Director Rob Fines will be seeking a Homeland Security grant for a siren at Frontier Road, which will have a 100% match.  Commissioners gave their approval for Fines to proceed.


HEALTH INSURANCE quotes were received from Bob Clark of Dakotacare and Lonnie McKittrick of Fischer, Rounds Insurance.


Motion by Iversen, second by Booth, to approve and adopt RESOLUTION 2014-09 PLAT OF HUSTED OUTLOT 1.  All Voted Aye.  Motion Carried.




WHEREAS, the plat of the above described property has been executed according to statue, now therefore

BE IT RESOLVED that the County Commission, in and for Stanley County, does hereby approve the said plat of HUSTED OUTLOT 1.

Dated this 9th day of June, 2014.

                                                                                BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

                                                                                Brian Scott, Chairman

I, Karen Sharp, Auditor of Stanley County, do hereby certify that at an official meeting on June 9, 2014, the County Commissioners did by resolution approve the plat of HUSTED OUTLOT 1.

                                                                                Karen Sharp, Auditor

WEED AND PEST BOARD members David Neuharth and A. J. Stoeser and Michael Stenson from the Department of Agriculture discussed recent practices and procedures with the Commissioners.

Auditor Sharp will be attending SDRS Authorized Agent Training on July 1, 2014.

Motion by Iversen, second by Deal, to ADJOURN at 9:47 p.m. (CDT).  All Voted Aye.  Motion Carried.


ATTEST:                                                                      BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Karen Sharp                                                                         Brian Scott     































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

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Stanley County Courthouse
Auditors Office
PO Box 595
Fort Pierre SD 57532