Fall River County Proceedings - September 3, 2019

Proceedings

Fall River County Unapproved Minutes of September 3, 2019
The Fall River Board of County Commissioners met in regular session on September 3, 2019. Present: Joe Allen, Joe Falkenburg, Paul Nabholz, Deb Russell and Sue Ganje, Auditor. Ann Abbott was absent.
The Pledge of Allegiance was given and the meeting called to order at 9:00 a.m.
The agenda was reviewed for conflicts; none were noted. All motions recorded in these minutes were passed by unanimous vote, unless otherwise stated.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Allen, to approve the agenda, as written.
Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Russell, to approve the minutes of August 20, 2019, with the corrected date of July 31st on the Auditor’s Account with the County Treasurer.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Nabholz, to approve setting the supplement and contingency transfer hearing for September 17, 2019, at 9:30 a.m.
Notification was received from the Edgemont Masonic Lodge #161 that they will conduct two raffles, which will start October 3, 2019.
Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Allen, to approve Bobbie Janis as an alternate Public Information Officer, to replace Teresa Pullen.
Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Russell, to surplus to junk a 2-gallon gas tank, building, #01901.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Nabholz, to approve the quote from CPS Technology Solutions for IBM Hardware and Software Maintenance, Annual Renewal in the amount of $3,764.21.
Motion made by Allen, seconded by Nabholz to approve CP 2019-9, in the amount of $240.00, with $50 per month repayments to start in October.
Nina Steinmetz, Weed and Pest, met with the board. Motion made by Allen, seconded by Russell, to approve purchasing a 2011 Ford F350 from federal surplus, in the amount of $25,500.00.
Frank Maynard, Emergency Management, was unable to meet with the board. Motion made by Russell, seconded by Allen, to approve extending Kaylon Russell’s employment time by an additional thirty (30) days maximum.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Nabholz, to approve travel for Maynard to attend the SDEMA Conference in Pierre, September 9, 2019 through September 12, 2019.
The Silver Jacket project (SD Interagency Flood Risk Management Project) has been submitted and approved for Fiscal year 2020, and fires and incidents were noted.
Joe Falkenburg spoke of the existing fire danger with two to five-foot-tall dried clover in the county, and the need to have a SEAT plane stationed back in Hot Springs. “Due to the extraordinary risk of widespread fire, an emergency motion was made by Russell, seconded by Allen, for the public safety and welfare, to write a letter to ask that the seat plane be located at the Hot Springs Airport and authorize the chairman to sign.
Susie Hayes, Director of Equalization, met with the board. Motion made by Allen, seconded by Russell, to authorize Hayes to advertise for a certified assessor.
Hayes spoke of old assessment records from 1980 through 1992 that are now scanned, and the old hard copy is no longer needed. The museum and library both may want the records for historical purposes. The board agreed that Hayes could donate them.
Lyle Jensen, Building Supervisor, met with the board and spoke of the combined surplus on-line auction this fall, and noted items to be included. The full list will be at the next meeting.  Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Russell, to appoint Ken Tonsager, Mark Beideck and Gary Merkel, as 3 real property owners as appraisers for items exceeding $500.00 for the combined surplus sale this fall.
Jensen spoke of the elevator repairs that will be needed soon and a quote that he has from OTIS. The quote and other things will be reviewed by the state’s attorney and presented at the next meeting.
Discussion was held on the second reading of the ordinance prohibiting the use of dynamic brake devices. Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Falkenburg, to table the second reading of the use of dynamic brake devices until the October 1st meeting to be able to determine if signs can be placed where the board determines, or where the SD DOT normally places such signs on the state highways. Comments were heard of opposition on behalf of the Fall River Feedlot. There are also concerns on the safety issue and effect on agriculture in the county. With Allen voting no, all others voting yes, by roll call vote, motion passes.
Randy Seiler, Highway Superintendent, met with the board. Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Russell, to approve the pipeline easement for Kenny and Nancy Meisner in that area adjacent to Lot 8 of Angostura Highlands Subdivision in Section 34, Township 8 South, Range 6 East, of the Black Hills Meridian, Fall River County, South Dakota and the pipeline to run from the NE1/4SE1/4 of Section 34 in Township 8 South, Range 6 East to Lot 8 of Angostura Highlands Subdivision in Section 35, Township 8 South, Range 6 East, of the Black Hills Meridian, Fall River County, South Dakota.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Falkenburg, to allow Seiler to purchase off the Marshall County (March 12, 2019) Milling/Reclaiming Equipment Rental Bid for grinding. With Nabholz voting no, all others voting yes, by roll call vote, motion carries.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Allen, to allow Seiler to purchase off the Harding County (December 4, 2018) Ground Stabilizer bid. With Nabholz voting no, all others voting yes, motion carries.
Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Russell, to approve hiring Kenneth Denison, heavy equipment operator, $15.05, effective September 10, 2019, as per union contract.
Seiler updated the board about water under the Dewey Bridge being a problem and they will have to pump again. This may cause problems with the September 1, 2019 deadline, but if up by December 1, 2019, penalties would be waived. The county will get the railing to use on other projects.
Seiler updated the board that grinding has started on Old Highway 79. Base 1 will be put on the second grind. Culverts have been ordered to replace the Ardmore Bridge. Seiler noted other equipment will need to be rented such as a skid steer and packer to finish this project. Discussion was held on mowing and the length of the Chilson Bridge.
Motion made by Allen, seconded by Russell, to approve the bills as follows:
General Fund: Fidelity Sec. Life Ins Co, Eye Insurance, $142.62; American Family Assurance, American Family Assurance, $596.32; Arrowwood Resort & Confer, Conference Hotel, $221.90; Bob Barker Company Inc, Inmate Supply, $275.64; Bessley Law Office, Caaf, $400.00; Black Hills Chemical, Supply, $251.81; Brumbaugh & Quandahl,P.C., Garnishment, $36.36; Black Hills Energy, Utility Power Electric, $5,076.51; Boston Mutual Life Ins Co, Life Insurance, $32.76; Century Business Leasing, Copier Lease And Usage, $342.45; Credit Collection Bureau, Collections, $32.81; Delta Dental Plan Of Sd, Delta Dental, $2,362.15; Eftps, Payroll Taxes, $30,894.14; Executive Mgmt Finance, Bit Network Fees, $125.00; Express Collections, Inc., Garnishment, $432.77; Farrell,Farrell & Ginsbach, Caaf, $2,887.94; Frey, Gregory, Mental Illness, $35.00; Governors Inn, Hotel Room Assessor, $710.00; Hayes, Susie, Meals Reimbursement, $187.00; Hennepin County Sheriff, Tax Deed Served, $80.00; Heavy Highway Frings, Insurance Fees, $595.00; Hills Edge Auto Sales, Repair/Maintenance, $280.09; Hilpert & Hale, Prof, Llc, Mental Illness, $372.30; Hot Springs Ace Hardware, Supply, $337.29; City Of Hot Springs, 3rd Qtr. Fire Sprink, $24.00; Hughes, John T, Mental Illness, $35.00; Hunt, Karen Paige, Mental Health, $285.00; Iowa Laborers District, Health Insurance, $18,312.00; Kennedy, Pamela, Mental Illness, $35.00; Liuna Laborers Local 620, Union Dues, $300.00; Lakota Contracting, Inc., Uniform Allowance, $169.95; Manlove Psychiatry Group, Mi, $59.90; Marco, Copier Lease, $165.00; Menard’s, Jail Refrigerator, $164.00; Nationwide Retirement Sol, Nationwide Retirement, $29.42; New York Life Insurance, New York Life Insurance, $65.00; Newman Traffic Signs, Signage, $2,165.77; Norton, Tina, Contract Nurse Inmate, $1,075.00; Child Support Payment Ctn, Child Support, $655.00; O’Neill, Justin, Caaf, $1,781.37; Quill Corporation, Office Supplies, $368.29; Radiology Associates Pro., Inmate Medical, $36.00; Rapid City Fire Dept, Hazmat, $2,175.52; Rapid City Journal (The), Advertising/Proceedings, $841.85; Regional Health, Inmate Medical, $95.72; Sd Retirement System, Sdrs Contribution, $15,675.33; Servall, Rug/Uniform Service, $377.31; Skinner, Matthew L. Pc, Caaf, $3,930.25; Sd Supplement Retirement, Sdrs Sup Retirement, $1,300.00; Norton, Mikayla, Blood Draw, $375.00; Time Equipment Rentals, Equipment Rental, $391.58; Turner, Caitlin, Meals Reimbursement, $187.00; United Way Black Hills, United Way Donation, $37.00; Vanway Trophy, Name Plate, $28.30; Verizon Wireless, Cell Phone Plan, $645.65; Wickerd, Kayla, Pay Check August, $178.32; Behrens, Donna, Mileage Reimbursement, $21.42; Commissioners, August Salaries, $4,100.00; Auditor’s Office, August Salaries, $15,328.17; Auditor’s Office, Overtime, $42.97; Treasurer’s Office, August Salaries, $12,508.24; Treasurer’s Office, Overtime, $9.31; State’s Attorney’s Office, August Salaries, $10,976.90; State’s Attorney’s Office, Overtime, $446.77; Maintenance, August Salaries, $8,173.22; Maintenance, Overtime, $5.50; Assessor’s Office, August Salaries, $14,449.35; Assessor’s Office, Overtime, $18.96; Register Of Deeds Office, August Salaries, $7,720.32; Register Of Deeds Office, Overtime, $18.00; Veteran’s Service Office, August Salaries, $3,426.68; Gis Office, August Salaries, $3,373.47; Sheriff, August Salaries, $24,752.57; Sheriff, Overtime, $3,919.08; Jail, August Salaries, $14,757.46; Jail, Overtime, $1,619.60; Coroner, August Salaries, $300.00; Nurse’s Office, August Salaries, $3,433.77; Extension Office, August Salaries, $3,451.08; Extension Office, Overtime, $238.98; Weed & Pest Office, August Salaries, $5,105.76; Total For General Fund: $236,869.97
County Road & Bridge: A & B Welding Supply Co., Welding Supplies/Lease, $11.47; Fidelity Sec. Life Ins Co, Eye Insurance, $57.08; American Family Assurance, American Family Assurance, $350.88; Black Hills Energy, Utility Power Electric, $333.56; Brosz Engineering, Inc., Engineering, $5,892.50; Builder’s First Source, Supply, $11.99; Butler Machinery Co, Supplies/Repairs, $1,138.95; Corr Construction Service, Burdock Bridge Deck, $73,414.80; Croell Redi Mix Inc, Gravel, $372.52; Delta Dental Plan Of Sd, Delta Dental, $444.95; Diesel Machinery, Inc, Parts, $123.17; Floyd’s Truck Center, Repairs/Parts, $3,440.28; Eftps, Payroll Taxes, $9,377.53; Fall River Health Service, Medical, $44.00; Forward Distributing, Supplies/Parts, $31.75; Fall River County Herald, Publication, $201.00; Heavy Highway Frings, Insurance Fees, $150.00; Hot Springs Ace Hardware, Supply, $67.98; Hot Springs Automotive, Auto Supply Parts, $887.74; Ricoh Usa Inc, Contract Service, $75.00; Iowa Laborers District, Health Insurance, $3,520.00; Kimball Midwest, Supplies, $420.76; Liuna Laborers Local 620, Union Dues, $125.00; M&W Towing, Towing, $150.00; Nelson’s Oil & Gas Inc, Utilities, $35,203.11; Norton’s Sinclair, Auto Repair, $29.37; Powerplan Oib, Repair/Parts/Labor, $62.20; Rapid City Journal (The), Advertising/Proceedings, $244.00; Safety Kleen, Supplies, $248.94; Sd Retirement System, Sdrs Contribution, $4,517.62; Seiler, Randy, Cellphone Reimbursement, $75.00; Summit Signs & Supply Inc, Signage, $540.00; True North Steel, Culvert, $8,034.00; Highway Department, August Salaries, $39,727.02; Highway Department, Overtime, $1,298.39; Total For County Road And Bridge: $190,622.56
911 Surcharge Reimbursment: Fidelity Sec. Life Ins Co, Eye Insurance, $14.62; Century Business Leasing, Copier Lease And Usage, $64.24; Credit Collection Bureau, Collections, $302.86; Delta Dental Plan Of Sd, Delta Dental, $472.85; Eftps, Payroll Taxes, $3,746.00; Heavy Highway Frings, Insurance Fees, $75.00; Iowa Laborers District, Health Insurance, $1,760.00; Liuna Laborers Local 620, Union Dues, $25.00; Portfolio Recovery Assoc., Garnishment, $157.51; Quill Corporation, Office Supplies, $28.12; Sd Retirement System, Sdrs Contribution, $1,966.60; Verizon Wireless, Cell Phone Plan, $44.56; Zuercher Technologies Llc, Dispatch License, $1,950.00; Dispatch, August Salaries, $15,530.48; Dispatch, Overtime, $857.81; Total For 911 Surcharge Reimbursment: $26,995.65
Fire Protection Fund: Ardmore Fire District, 2019 Fire Insurance, $1,139.54; Edgemont Fire Dept, 2019 Fire Insurance, $3,884.72; Hot Springs Fire Dept,  2019 Fire Insurance, $8,727.17; Minnekahta Fire, 2019 Fire Insurance, $1,188.80; Oelrichs Vol Fire Dept, 2019 Fire Insurance, $1,549.99; Oral Fire Dept, 2019 Fire Insurance, $878.84; Smithwick Fire Department, 2019 Fire Insurance, $417.37; Total For Fire Protection Fund: $17,786.43
Emergency Management: The Blue Cell, Llc, Commodity Flow Study, $2,500.00; Eftps, Payroll Taxes, $1,528.76; Marco, Copier Lease, $34.05; Sd Retirement System, Sdrs Contribution, $627.26; Verizon Wireless, Cell Phone Plan, $92.46; Fr Emergency Management, August Salaries, $6,193.62; Fr Emergency Management, Overtime, $5.50; Total For Emergency Management: $10,981.65
Domestic Abuse Fund: Fall River Health Service, Medical, $975.80; Total For Domestic Abuse Fund: $975.80
24/7 Sobriety Fund: Eftps, Payroll Taxes, $341.32; Sd Retirement System, Sdrs Contribution, $58.21; Total For 24/7 Sobriety Fund:    $399.53
Courthouse Building Fund: Garon Products, Inc., Supply, $6,932.91; Otis Elevator Company, Service/Repair, $3,173.68; Total For Courthouse Building Fund: $10,106.59
Total Paid Between 8/21/19 And 9/3/19: $494,738.20
Break was taken at 9:50 a.m. and the meeting reconvened at 9:55 a.m.
Public comment was heard from Cindy Brunson, Paul Nabholz and Dustin Ross. Brunson had concerns about law enforcement in Edgemont and possibly adding a citizen’s awareness group. Nabholz briefly mentioned a call on road blading and a letter from employees. Ross spoke of issues that occurred in getting plat information through email to the auditor to be put on this meeting agenda and asked for a special meeting to be set as a closing has been scheduled for this week. A special meeting will be arranged.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Nabholz, to enter executive session as per SDCL 1-25-2 (1) and SDCL 1-25-2 (3) for personnel and legal purposes at 10:07 a.m.
The board came out of executive session at 10:32 a.m.
The 2020 provisional budget hearing was held as advertised.
Break was taken at 10:40 and meeting reconvened at 10:45 a.m.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Abbott, to enter executive session as per SDCL 1-25-2 (1) and SDCL 1-25-2 (4) for personnel and negotiation purposes at 10:45 a.m.
The board came out of executive session at 12:02 p.m.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Nabholz, to adjourn at 12:03 p.m.
/s/ Joe Falkenburg
Joe Falkenburg, Chairman
Board of Fall River County Commissioners
Attest:
/s/ Sue Ganje
Sue Ganje, Fall River County Auditor
Published once at the total approximate cost of $165.69
Published: Sept. 19, 2019

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