September 6, 2022
STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING
September 6, 2022
The regular meeting of the Stanley County Commission was called to order at 5:00 P.M.(CT) by Chairman Dana Iversen with Commissioners Dennis Booth, Mike Kenzy, Craig Heller, and Sonny Harrowa. Also present were State’s Attorney Tom P. Maher, Highway Superintendent Lee Smith, Fairgrounds Manager Scott Deal, Register of Deeds Patti Duffy, Gary Grittner, Dodie Garrity, Joe Thorn, Lura Kirkpatrick, Angie Doolittle, Aaron Doolittle, Darla Tibbs, Raymond Tibbs, Roger Inman, LaVona Kirkpatrick, Jack Kirkpatrick, Casey Doud, Pam Haag, Patti Petersen, Mindy Kirkpatrick, Levi Tibbs, Marli Scarborough, Marc Scarborough, Ron Fravel, Jennifer Carter, Aaron Rose, Richard Siedschlaw, Don Kirkpatrick, Tanya Heller, Brandy Carroll, Dorothy Fischer, David Neuharth, Debbie Trapp, Cody Jones, Todd Mortenson, Zach McQuistion, Donald Schaeffer, Kelly Tibbs, Charlie Thompson, Mike Norman, Shane Kramme, Mike Jacobson, Mitch Norman, Capital Journal Gwen Albers and Auditor Philena Burtch. The meeting commenced with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
AGENDA: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Dennis Booth, to approve the Agenda. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
MINUTES: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve August 2, 2022, Minutes and August 30, 2022, Minutes. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
CLAIMS: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Dennis Booth, to approve Claims as presented. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ACE STEEL & RECYCLING INC 522.26 FRGRNDS REPAIR & MAINT
AIRTECH HEATING & COOLING INC 1230.63 CH BLDG/COUNTY SHOP REPR/MNT
AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE INC 1237.50 AUGUST BILLING SUBSIDY
ARAMARK 113.48 R&B MAINT
AT&T MOBILITY 201.06 CELL PHONES
DURWARD BENBOW 448.00 GOV BLDG MAINT
LINDSEY BREWER 200.00 4H FINALS ELEC HOOK UP REFUND
BROSZ ENGINEERING INC 4327.50 R&B PROF SRVC-SN 52 219 391
CAPITAL AREA COUNSELING INC 1520.00 JUNE/JULY MCR
CAPITAL AREA REFUSE LLC 1348.40 GOV BLDG/FRGNDS TRASH BILLING
WICK COMMUNICATIONS 488.10 TREAS PUB/R&B ANNUAL SUB
CELERITY BROADBAND LLC 410.82 FRGROUNDS WIFI
CENTRAL CULVERT SUPPLY 3324.00 R&B SUPPL
CENTURY BUSINESS PRODUCTS 224.80 OFFICE COPIER LEASE & COPIES
CENTURYLINK 85.28 4 CORNERS REPEATER
CENTURYLINK 221.27 OFFICE PHONES
CHRISTY LUMBER 242.00 FRGRNDS REPAIR & MAINT
CHS INC 3818.39 R&B SUPPL-DEF/1000G FUEL TANK
COMMUNITY YOUTH INVOLVED INC 1666.66 SEPTEMBER SUPPORT
CONNECTING POINT 259.00 SERVER MAINT
CORELOGIC INC 186.09 REC 10639 & 10640 OVERPAYMENT
COWBOY COUNTRY STORES 163.10 GOV BLDG FUEL
DAKOTA DATA SHRED 43.26 AUD MAINT
DIAMOND MOWERS INC 992.93 R&B MAINT & SUPPL
DRG MEDIA GROUP 1001.00 4TH OF JULY AD
FLEET SERVICES 2854.47 R&B/FRGRNDS FUEL
FLOYD'S KUBOTA 1331.42 R&B REPAIR & MAINT/SUPPL
FORT PIERRE FIRE DEPT 15165.91 2022 FIRE PREMIUM REFUND
FORT PIERRE CITY 19265.46 DUE TO CITY OF FORT PIERRE
FORT PIERRE CITY 65.01 EXT COPIER LEASE & COPIES
FORT PIERRE CITY 3304.23 UTILITIES
FOUR CORNERS FIRE DEPTMENT 4290.36 2022 FIRE PREMIUM REFUND
FRIMAN OIL & GAS CO INC 24822.12 R&B GREASE & DYED DIESEL
CONNIE GERARD 40.00 4H FINALS STALL REFUND
JASON GLODT 576.28 CRT APPT ATTRNY
GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS 334.04 E 911
GRAHAM TIRE COMPANY 1216.70 R&B REPAIR & SUPPL/T2
GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT OF PIERR 1296.20 R&B REPAIR & SUPPL
KASI HARRIS 150.00 4H FINALS ELEC HOOK UP REFUND
BARRY HIGGINBOTHAM 2.67 MV REFUND
CODY L HONEYWELL 434.30 CRT APPT ATTRNY
HUGHES COUNTY FINANCE OFFICE 17195.00 JULY JAIL BILLING
INLAND TRUCK PARTS 323.04 R&B SUPPL-T12/SHOP
JENNER EQUIPMENT COMPANY 605.32 R&B MAINT/SUPPL
GLENN KING 80.00 4H FINALS STALL REFUND
LAWSON PRODUCTS INC 116.98 R&B MAINT & SUPPL
BRENDA LOUNSBURY 360.00 BLOOD TESTS
LYNN'S DAKOTAMART 89.44 FRGRNDS/R&B SUPPL
THOMAS P MAHER 3230.84 AUGUST EXPENSES
MENARDS - PIERRE 409.68 GOV BLDG/FRGRNDS/R&B SUPPL
MICROFILM IMAGING SYSTEMS INC 395.00 ROD EQUIP LEASE
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 154.29 COUNTY SHOP PHONE & INTERNET
MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATION 216.78 OFFICE INTERNET
MIDLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT 498.88 2022 FIRE PREMIUM REFUND
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 19.33 COUNTY SHOP NATURAL GAS
MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES CO 117.52 CH BLDG/FRGRNDS NATURAL GAS
NAPA 50.39 R&B SUPPL
CARLIE O'CONNER 465.00 4 H FINALS
NICOLE PARKER 80.00 4H FINALS STALL REFUND
CITY OF PIERRE 7497.62 JULY/AUG MED DIR/3RD QTR E911
PITNEY BOWES GLOBAL FINANCIAL 170.43 POSTAGE METER LEASE
PITNEY BOWES 244.10 POSTAGE
SHAYNE PORCH 40.00 4H FINALS STALL REFUND
POWERPLAN BF 2252.30 R&B MAINT/SUPPL
PRIA 60.00 ROD ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP
QUILL CORPORATION 2342.35 OFFICE SUPPL
REDWOOD TOXICOLOGY LABORATORY 100.00 JULY TOXICOLOGY TESTS
RIVER BLUFF CUSTOM HOMES LLC 138.75 MV REFUND
RIVERFRONT BROADCASTING LLC 1500.00 4TH OF JULY AD
ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC 12.00 COUNTY SHOP SUPPL
ROBINS WATER CONDITIONING INC 74.00 ROD MAINT
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 18.99 R&B SUPPL
RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC 299.89 GOV BLDG/FRGRNDS SUPPL/MAINT
BRENT & JULIE SAUCERMAN 84.86 REC 1177 1138 1137 OVRPYMNT
STANLEY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 26081.95 DUE TO SC SCHOOL
JOAN BOOS SCHUELLER 919.10 CRT APPT ATTRNY
SD ABSTRACTERS BOARD EXAMINERS 100.00 ROD BOOKS
SD BUREAU OF ADMINISTRATION 101.81 OFFICE LONG DIST/BIT
SD DEPT OF CORRECTIONS 499.80 FAIRGROUNDS MAINT
SD DEPTMENT OF REVENUE 167565.51 MV/VITALS/MENTAL ILLNESS
SD DEPTMENT OF REVENUE 6698.80 ANNUAL SALES TAX RETURN
SD PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY 120.00 JULY BLOOD TESTS
SD DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY 80.00 CH BLDG BOILER INSPECTION
SD ASSOC OF COUNTY OFFICIALS 118.00 ROD M/P FUND
SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO 115.15 GOV BLDG SUPPL
SIEBRASSE LAW OFFICE PC 647.45 CRT APPT ATTRNY
BONNIE SIVAGE 99.70 MV OVERPAYMENT
DEBORAH SNOOK 3.91 REC 245 OVERPAYMENT
SUPERIOR CONCRETE LLC 7691.86 LOG CABIN SIDEWALK REPLACEMNT
K THOMPSON LAW PROF LLC 2963.43 CRT APPT ATTRNY
TIESZEN LAW OFFICE 1060.49 CRT APPT ATTRNY
TITAN MACHINERY 449.80 R&B MAINT & SUPPL
MONA WEIGER 105.40 CRT RPRTR
WENDELL LAW OFFICE PC 537.83 CRT APPT ATTRNY
WHEELHOUSE PLUMBING INC 600.00 FRGRNDS MAINT
BARBARA WILLIAMS 40.00 4H FINALS STALL REFUND
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 100.00 R&B REPAIR & MAINT
WW TIRE SERVICE INC 103.00 FRGRNDS REPAIR & MAINT
THE ORIGINAL YP NETWORK 395.00 R&B ANNUAL AD
ZANDER AUTO PARTS 29.96 R&B SUPPL
Auditor Report: Auditor Philena Burtch presented the Commissioners with the July 2022 Budget Expenditure Report showing each department’s expenses as of July 31, 2022, Fiscal Revenue Report as of July 31, 2022, and Outstanding Disbursements by Account & Budget Remaining as of September 6, 2022.
SALARIES BY OFFICE: Commissioners - $3,747.55; Auditor - $3,701.19; Treasurer - $2,690.25; States Attorney - $7,968.42; Custodial - $2,331.12; Director of Equalization - $4,403.84; Register of Deeds - $5,273.28; Coroner – 57.07; Road & Bridge - $23,024.23; Weed & Pest - $461.43; Fairgrounds - $7,283.00; Extension - $1,165.36; Employee Health Insurance - $12,477.05; SD Retirement System, withheld and match - $7,340.56; Electronic Transfer; FICA, Medicare and Withholding Tax - $17,981.30.
Register of Deeds:
Regular Fees August 2022 - $1,672.13
Transfer Fees August 2022 - $ 724.50
Rural Stanley County Community – Ambulance District: Chairman Iversen started the conversation by stating that Stanley County is not going to vote to be affiliated with the Central SD Ambulance District. The County was informed of a better option for our county. Stanley County and the City of Fort Pierre will continue to pay AMR an annual subsidy totaling $120,000.00, instead of $160,000.00. This comment was followed by a very good and productive conversation with everyone in attendance. Stanley County will form an ambulance committee, made up of two people from rural Stanley County, two people from Fort Pierre, one person from Fort Pierre City Council and one person from Stanley County Commission. We would like this committee to be formed before the end of 2022 to discuss future options for ambulance service.
Fairgrounds: Stanley County was offered to purchase a lot with an existing house, located near the fairgrounds. After review and discussion, it was decided that this purchase was not in the best interest of the County and the taxpayers.
Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Dennis Booth, to deny the purchase of the house and land located at 301 East Wandel Ave. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Highway Department: Lee Smith presented the Commission with a report of work performed by the Highway Department for the month of August, 2022, which consists of blading, hauling gravel, mowing, fill cuts and washouts on Richard Doud Road and Richard Tolton Road, fill cuts on Bill Wyly Road and Old Highway 83, laying gravel on Richard Doud Road and service and maintenance of equipment.
Snow Wheel System: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve the purchase of Snow Wheel System for the 2022 Freightliner, not to exceed $4,000.00. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
SD Game Fish & Parks Chantier Creek Re-gravel Agreement: Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Dennis Booth, to accept and approve Chairman Iversen to sign the SD Game Fish & Parks Chantier Creek Re-gravel Agreement. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
SDGFP and Stanley County have mutually agreed that the application of approximately 1,000 tons of gravel to 0.65 miles of Chantier Creek Road between SD Highway 1806 and the exterior boundary of Chantier Creek Lakeside Use Area is in the best interest of the public to provide safe access and local economic stimulus. Stanley County will provide any necessary survey, design, engineering, construction plan preparation, administration and construction oversight of the project, deliver and place approximately 1,000 tons of gravel before June 1, 2023, not to exceed $16,000.00, paid by SDGFP.
Executive Session – Personnel – SDCL 1-25-2(1): Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Mike Kenzy, to go into Executive Session-Personnel-SDCL 1-25-2(1) at 6:43 P.M. All voted Ay. Motion Carried.
Chairman Iversen declared to reconvene at 6:45 P.M.
Raise: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Craig Heller, to approve $1.00 per hour, 6 months raise for State’s Attorney Legal Assistant Matiah Weber, effective September 18, 2022. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Dennis Booth, to approve 50¢ per hour, 12 months raise for Fairgrounds Maintenance Marvin Cline, effective October 1, 2022. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Provisional Budget: Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to publish Notice of Hearing of the Provisional Budget for 2023. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Stanley County GIS Project – Planning & Development District III Work Order: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Dennis Booth, to accept and approve Chairman Iversen to sign the Stanley County GIS Project-Planning & Development District III Work Order, $6,550.00 to be paid in 2022, $6,550.00 to be paid when the GIS project is complete. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Operating Transfer – Road & Bridge: Motion by Dennis Booth, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve the transfer of $200,000.00 from General Operating Transfer Out (101-911-429.02) to Road & Bridge Operating Transfer In (201-0-371.0). All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Automatic Budget Supplement – Road & Bridge: Motion by Mike Kenzy, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve Automatic Budget Supplement, in the amount of $501.86, for Road & Bridge Health Insurance, to reflect COBRA insurance payment. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to approve Automatic Budget Supplement for Road & Bridge Construction, in the amount of $24,536.56, to reflect SD Game Fish & Parks Minneconjou Road Project payment. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT): Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Mike Kenzy, to approve the split of Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) as follows: County General $231,241.65; Fire $10,881.96; Road & Bridge $21,763.92; Courthouse Building $8,161.47. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Monty Carter Scholarship Raffle: Commission Booth recused himself from this discussion.
Motion by Sonny Harrowa, second by Craig Heller, to approve Monty Carter Scholarship Raffle, drawing will be held February 2023. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
Courthouse Outside Trash Cans: Government Building Manager Rick Striker would like to purchase some nice outside trash cans. Booth and Heller approve the purchase. Harrowa and Kenzy deny the purchase. Iversen tabled the discussion.
Budget: Budget approval meeting is set for Tuesday September 20, 2022, at 5:00 P.M.
Upcoming Workshops: Fall County Convention
Discussion: The 437 Project – This project is a fund raiser for the Helpline Center, a resource for individuals effected by suicide. The 437 Project is hoping to raise awareness for mental wellness. Hayes is the 3rd stop for this 437-mile relay-style from Belle Fourche to Sioux Falls. Unfortunately, with Hayes being a farming and ranching community, and Stanley County homecoming festivities the same day, we are not sure what we could offer at Hayes. Auditor Burtch forwarded this information to the Hayes Hall Board.
Courthouse Shop – The property where the courthouse shop sits has been sold and the shop needs to be moved. Government Building Manager Rick Striker has checked with the City of Fort Pierre for set-backs to move the shop to the courthouse yard south of the east parking lot. Rick has also reached out for bids to move the building. The shop will need to be bigger so all the equipment that has been sitting outside, can be stored inside. Commissioner Harrowa suggested that Rick get prices for a new, bigger building, instead of moving the existing building and adding on to it.
Adjournment: Motion by Craig Heller, second by Sonny Harrowa, to adjourn at 7:54 P.M. All voted Aye. Motion Carried.
ATTEST: BOARD OF STANLEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Philena Burtch, Auditor Dana Iversen, Chairman