STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION
November 5, 2020
The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commission was called to order at 5:04 P.M.(CT) by Chairman Dana Iversen with Commissioners Dennis Booth, Craig Heller and Sonny Harrowa present. Commissioner Mike Kenzy was absent. Also present were State’s Attorney Tom P. Maher, Highway Superintendent Lee Smith, Brosz Engineering Scott Schweitzer and Bruce Wilsey, Capital Journal Del Bartels, and Auditor Philena Burtch. The meeting commenced with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
AGENDA: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve the Agenda. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
MINUTES: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Craig Heller, to approve October 5, 2020, 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.
AIRTECH HEATING & COOLING INC 517.29 GOV BLDG REPAIRS
STEVEN ALLMOND 24.00 MV REFUND
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC 1237.50 OCTOBER 2020 SUBSIDY BILLING
RENEE ANDERSEN 266.28 GENERAL ELECTION
AT&T MOBILITY 167.97 CELL PHONES
AVERA OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE MI 159.10 R&B TESTING
AVERA ST MARYS HOSPITAL 3324.89 MEDICAL CARE
BRYCE BAKER 48.00 MV REFUND
BINDERTEK 57.00 AUD SUPPL
JANICE BOOTH 243.00 GENERAL ELECTION
HAILEY BOTHWELL 200.00 FRGRNDS RENTAL OVERPAYMENT
LILA BRIGGS 252.00 GENERAL ELECTION
BUTLER MACHINERY CO 59.06 R&B SUPPL
CAPITAL AREA COUNSELING INC 1309.80 SEPTEMBER MCR/QMHP EVAL
CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC 424.00 GOV BLDG & FRGNDS TRASH BILLIN
WICK COMMUNICATIONS 20.67 5 YR HWY PLAN PUBLICATION
WICK COMMUNICATIONS 934.87 MINUTES & BALLOT MEASURERS
CELERITY BROADBAND LLC 136.94 FAIRGROUNDS WIFI
CENTRAL CULVERT SUPPLY 5462.00 R&B SUPPL
CENTURYLINK 85.28 4 CORNERS REPEATER
CENTURYLINK 214.84 OFFICE PHONES
CHS INC 9350.00 R&B DYED FUEL
WILL CLARK ELECTRICAL INC 303.14 FRGRNDS REPAIRS & MAINT
COMMUNICATIONS CENTER INC 1855.64 4 CORNERS REPEATER MAINT
COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED INC 1666.66 NOVEMBER 2020 SUPPORT
CONNECTING POINT 235.00 MANAGED SERVICE BILLING
CORELOGIC 415.23 OVERPAID TAXES 6916
COUNTY WIDE DIRECTORY LLC 240.00 R&B COUNTY MAPS
COVE PLACE ROAD DISTRICT 250.00 COVE ROAD DISTRICT
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES 87.20 DOE & GOV BLDG FUEL
DAKOTA DATA SHRED 40.00 AUD MAINT
DON'S SINCLAIR 7880.00 R&B FUEL
PEGGY DOUGHERTY 330.00 TREAS HEALTH INSURNC
DS SOLUTIONS INC 175.00 GENERAL ELECTION SUPPL
EDDIE'S TRUCK CENTER INC 301.20 R&B MAINT & SUPPL/T3-TRH20-G7A
ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE 1035.65 GENERAL ELECTION EXPENSES
SHIRLEY ELLWEIN 270.00 GENERAL ELECTION
FACTOR 360 120.00 ANNUAL WEBSITE
FARM CREDIT SERVICS OF AMERICA 947.70 OVERPAID TAXES-RH
FISCHER LAW OFFICE PROF LLC 2037.36 CRT APPT ATTRNY
FLEET SERVICES 1061.87 R&B/FRGNDS FUEL
FORT PIERRE FIRE DEPT 15000.00 2019 & 2020 RESERVE
FORT PIERRE CITY 69.86 CHN/EXT COPIER LEASE & COPIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 2493.54 UTILITIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 29465.04 DUE TO CITY OF FORT PIERRE
MARY BETH FRAVEL 252.00 GENERAL ELELCTION
FRIMAN OIL & GAS CO INC 31.32 R&B MOLY GREASE
ROGER A FULLER 330.00 DOE HEALTH INSURNC
GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS 334.04 E-911
MARJORIE H GREGG 252.00 GENERAL ELECTION
CONNIE GRITTNER 63.00 GENERAL ELECTION
GARY GRITTNER 261.00 GENERAL ELECTION
GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR 830.27 R&B SUPPL/G7-G1A
WILL HAUGEN 150.00 4-H FINALS ELEC HOOK-UP REFUND
HAYES COMMUNITY HALL 50.00 GENERAL ELECTION
HOGEN'S HARDWARE HANK 4.58 GOV BLDG SUPPL
HUGHES COUNTY FINANCE OFFICE 12480.00 SEPTEMBER JAIL BILLING
INLAND TRUCK PARTS 109.90 R&B MAINT & SUPPL/TRH20-T9
BELLEN M JACOBSEN 225.00 GENERAL ELECTION
JENNER EQUIPMENT COMPANY 85.25 R&B MAINT & SUPPL-BCT595
LURA KIRKPATRICK 325.80 GENERAL ELECTION
KONRAD LAW, PROF LLC 102.35 CRT APPT ATTRNY
LARRY'S PLUMBING LLC 2614.00 CRT HS/LOG CABIN/FRGNDS MAINT
MICHAEL LEE 495.00 FRGRNDS MAINT
LEWIS & CLARK BHS 184.00 MENTAL ILLNESS
LUCY LEWNO 81.50 MENTAL ILLNESS BOARD
LILA'S SEWING & EMBROIDERY 88.00 2019 EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR COAT
LYNNS DAKOTAMART 101.33 OFFICE SUPPL
THOMAS P MAHER 836.02 OCTOBER EXPENSES
MARCO 427.77 OFFICE COPIER LEASE & COPIES
MCLEOD'S PRINTING & OFFICE SUP 87.67 ELECTION SUPPL
BARBARA MCQUISTION 225.00 GENERAL ELECTION
JOHN MELIGAN 297.00 GENERAL ELECTION
MENARDS - PIERRE 70.21 GOV BLDG SUPPL
MICRO-FIX COMPUTERS 80.00 TREAS REPAIRS & MAINT
MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC 770.00 ROD EQUIP RENTAL
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 152.08 COUNTY SHOP PHONE & INTERNET
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 240.00 OFFICE INTERNET
MIDSTATES GROUP 147.00 ROD SUPPL
NANCY JO MIKKELSEN 252.00 GENERAL ELECTION
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 37.96 COUNTY SHOP NATURAL GAS
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 108.49 CH BLDG & FRGNDS NATURAL GAS
KRISTI MORELAND 286.80 GENERAL ELECTION
MORRIS INC 1548.79 R&B REPAIRS & MAINT-TRH20
NAPA 307.04 R&B SUPPL
NAPA 139.99 GOV BLDG SUPPL/05 ESCAPE
JOANN NELSEN 252.00 GENERAL ELECTION
BONNIE NICKELS 330.00 CHN/WIC HEALTH INSURNC
CHARLOTTE O'DEA 252.00 GENERAL ELECTION
CITY OF PIERRE 7497.62 E-911 SRVC 4TH QTR/MED DIR
PITNEY BOWES INC 254.97 POSTAGE METER SUPPL
PITNEY BOWES INC 407.75 OFFICE POSTAGE
POWERPLAN 194.64 R&B MAINT & SUPPL/G7A
VEONA C PRINCE 290.40 GENERAL ELECTION
PURPLE WAVE INC 577.50 R&B EQUIP-SANDER
QUILL CORPORATION 1650.82 OFFICE SUPPL
JERRY RADA 330.00 R&B HEALTH INSURNC
RAMKOTA HOTEL & CONFERENCE CNT 157.32 OCT 19-21 JURY LUNCH
REDWOOD TOXICOLOGY LABARATORY 432.00 ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS
KATHLEEN RICHEY 261.00 GENERAL ELECTION
ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC 12.00 COUNTY SHOP SUPPL
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 443.47 R&B SUPPL
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 568.65 FRGRNDS MAINT
STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 60777.16 DUE TO SC SCHOOL
NORMA SCHILLING 261.00 GENERAL ELECTION
JOAN BOOS SCHUELLER 1701.05 CRT APPT ATTRNY
SD DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 174474.26 MV-VITALS-MENTAL ILLNESS
SD FEDERAL PROPERTY AGENCY 2855.00 FRGRNDS - ROCK RAKE
SD PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY 560.00 ALCOHOL BLOOD TESTS
SD ASSN OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER 1395.00 2021 SDACC & NACO MEMBRSHP DUE
SD ASSOC OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 732.62 2021 COUNTY MEMBERSHIP DUES
SD ASSOC OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 172.00 ROD M/P FUND
SECURITY LOCK SERVICE 20.00 GOV BLDG SUPPL
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 70.42 R&B MAINT & SUPPL
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 85.62 GOV BLDG SUPPL
BONNIE SIVAGE 1511.42 OVERPAID TAXES
BEVERLY STOESER 63.00 GENERAL ELECTION
RICK STRIKER 762.24 REIMBURSEMENT
SHIRLEY A SWANSON 63.00 GENERAL ELECTION
KATIE J THOMPSON 3003.35 CRT APPT ATTRNY
TITAN MACHINERY 579.50 R&B MAINT & SUPPL
WILLIAM TREBBE 59.00 MV REFUND
TRUCK VAULT 3068.00 PPE-COVID EQUIP
US POSTAL SERVICE 266.00 EXT ANNUAL PO BOX SERVICE FEE
KATHLEEN JO WEISHAR 285.12 GENERAL ELECTION
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 82.13 R&B MAINT & SUPPL/G3-P4
YANKTON COUNTY 122.50 MENTAL ILLNESS HEARING
YANKTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT 50.00 SHERIFF FEE - JUV
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 632.51 R&B SUPPL/P11-P2-T5-M5
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 88.61 FRGRNDS REPAIRS & MAINT
ZT MOTORS 33.40 REGISTRATION OVERPAYMENT
Register of Deeds:
Regular Fees October 2020 - $3,252.82
Transfer Fees October 2020 - $3,348.50
Auditor Report: Auditor Philena Burtch presented the Commissioners with the September Budget Expenditure Report showing each department’s expenses as of September 30, 2020, Fiscal Revenue Report as of September 30, 2020, and Outstanding Disbursements by Account as of November 5, 2020. Auditor Burtch informed the Commission that the General Election went well. Precinct 01 had 73% turnout, Precinct 02 had 75% turnout, Precinct 03 had 79% turnout, with a 74% County Wide turnout.
Canvass of General Election: Upon review of the Canvass, Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve the Canvass of the General Election of November 3, 2020. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Brosz Engineering Inc.: Scott Schweitzer informed the Commission that the bid for the County’s signing project has not been awarded. The signing project is set to start spring 2021.
Bruce Wilsey presented the Commission with the 2020 Stanley County bridge inspection report. Bruce explained that they have completed all inspection reports as well as a summary of all recommended repairs and/or upgrades for individual structures. Scott Schweitzer added that all bridge inspections will be recorded by GIS, so the county can access the inspection report from GIS.
Highway Department: Lee Smith presented the Commission with a report of work performed by the Highway Department for the month of October 2020, which consists of mowing, replace culvert and clean drainages on Clark Alleman Road and Howard White Road, snow removal, blading, dust control on Bad River Road, spray weeds on Nash Loop, Alvin Hohrman Road, David Neuharth Road and S Brown Church Road, and work on equipment.
Morris, Inc.: Lee Smith informed the Commission that Morris, Inc. won’t be able to start crushing gravel until December.
Gravel Screen: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Craig Heller, to approve the rental of a gravel screen from Diesel Machinery, Inc., not to exceed $11,550.00 per month. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Radios: Lee Smith checked into purchasing new radios for the trucks and equipment, because the radios are worn out or broken, they don’t work. Lee was quoted $560.00 per radio + $100.00 each antenna. The Highway Department needs 10 radios. This has been tabled for additional information.
Yellow International Dump Truck: Lee Smith informed the Commission that the yellow International dump/sander truck died. Lee is searching for a different one.
Fairgrounds - Welder: The Commissioners discussed purchasing a welder for the fairgrounds.
Pipe: The Commissioners discussed the price of used drill stem pipe, 2 7/8”x30’ is $30.00 per stick. This does not include delivery.
Square Tubing: Scott Deal received one quote for 1”x1”x40’ 16 gauge square tubing. The Commission wants a couple more quotes.
New Hire – State’s Attorney Legal Assistant: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Dennis Booth, to approve the hire of Gethsemane Bray, State’s Attorney Legal Assistant, starting pay of $17.00 per hour with two (2) $1.00 wage increases, one at 90 days and one at 180 days, with Supervisor approval, plus any cost of living increase approve by Commission for all county employees, including benefits. Start date is November 16, 2020. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Stanley County GIS: Auditor Burtch informed the Commission that Stanley County’s GIS is 95% complete, we need to get the other 5% finished. The Commission would like to know the cost to finish the County’s GIS project.
Add Register of Deeds to Bank Accounts: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to add Register of Deeds Beverly Stoeser to all Bank accounts, ACH and Execubank. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Automatic Supplement: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve Automatic Budget Supplement in the amount of $5,000.00 to reflect Election COVID-19 Funds. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Motion by Craig Heller, second by Dennis Booth, to approve Automatic Budget Supplement in the amount of $6,426.00 to reflect a refund to Mental Illness. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Thanksgiving Holiday Closing: Stanley County offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 26 and 27, 2020, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Adjournment: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to adjourn at 7:04 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Philena Burtch, Auditor Dana Iversen, Chairman