PROCEEDINGS: FRC Minutes 5-15-18

Proceedings

Fall River County Unapproved Minutes of May 15, 2018

The Fall River Board of County Commissioners met in regular session on May 15, 2018 in the courtroom on the second floor of the Courthouse. Present: Ann Abbott, Joe Allen, Joe Falkenburg, Paul Nabholz, Deb Russell and Sue Ganje, Auditor. 

The Pledge of Allegiance was stated, and the meeting called to order at 9:00 a.m.

The agenda was reviewed for conflicts; Allen had a conflict with the malt beverage hearing. All motions recorded in these minutes were passed by unanimous vote, unless otherwise stated.

Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Russell, to approve the agenda as written.

Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Abbott, to approve tabling the county assistance application until later in the meeting.

Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Russell, to approve the April 17, 2018 minutes.

Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Abbott, to table the April 17, 2018 Board of Equalization minutes until executive session for legal purposes.

Motion made by Abbott, seconded by Allen to set the contingency transfers and supplement hearing for June 7, 2018, at 9:55 a.m.

Motion made by Russell, seconded by Allen, to approve a cash transfer from the General Fund to the Domestic Abuse Fund, in the amount of $4,300.00, as budgeted.

Motion made by Russell, seconded by Abbott, to approve the Sub-Recipient Agreement between Fall River County and the South Dakota Department of Health for the period of 6/01/2018 to 05/31/2019, not to exceed $8,310.00, and authorize the chairman to sign.

Motion made by Russell, seconded by Allen to approve pay raises as follows: Mardoqueo Harrington (Equalization Department), effective 5/11/18, 2018 from $13.00 to $14.06 (4160 hours), Drew Lamoureux (Deputy Sheriff), effective 4/25/18 from $16.50 to $17.50 (2080 hours), Anna Maciejewski (Treasurer Office), effective 4/30/18 from $10.35 to $11.35 (2080 hours), Dustin Moxon (Jailer), effective 5/15/18 from $13.50 to $14.56 (4160 hours), Nicole Shaw (Treasurer Office), effective 5/16/18 from $10.35 to $11.35 (2080 hours), Caitlin Turner (Equalization Department), effective 5/21/18 from $11.35 to $12.41 (4160 hours), and Nancy Whiting (States’ Attorney Office), effective 5/8/18 from $11.00 to $12.06 (4160 hours), all as per union contract.

Carol Foster, Clerk of Courts, met with the board. Motion made by Allen, seconded by Nabholz to authorize moving the Law Library to the front of the old Director of Equalization office on the second floor of the courthouse. The room will also continue to be used for attorney and client conferences and the separation of prisoner and families, etc.

Lyle Jensen, Building Supervisor, met with the board to express a need for air conditioning in the courtroom and State’s Attorney’s office, with an estimate of between $10,000.00 to $15,000.00. No action was taken.

Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Allen to accept the quote from Golden West Technologies for a firewall at the Highway Department, three years of service, in the amount of $2,368.65.

Motion made by Abbott, seconded by Russell, to authorize advertising for a full time maintenance position. With Nabholz and Allen voting no, all others voting yes, motion carries.

Motion made by Russell, seconded by Nabholz, to approve the quote from Amick Sound, Inc. for a fire alarm control panel in the jail in the amount of $1,810.00.

Frank Maynard, Emergency Management, met with the board. Maynard attended training for Medical Preparedness and Response to Bombing Incidents on May 7 and May 8, 2018 in Rapid City. He also advised that the South Dakota Silver Jacket proposal had been postponed. The board was updated on fires and traffic accidents.

Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Abbott, to take the county assistance application off the table.

Motion made by Russell, seconded by Nabholz to deny the county poor application as they were above the income guidelines.

Kelli Rhoe, Treasurer, met with the board. Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Russell to support the treasurer and follow her recommendations of leaving $1 million in the ICS account at the First National Bank in Lead and put $1 million into a 36 month treasury deposit.

Katie Darrow, Edgemont YMCA and the Edgemont Library, met with the board for 2019 budget requests.

The malt beverage hearing was held at 9:55 a.m. as advertised. Motion made by Russell, seconded by Nabholz to approve the following 2018 – 2019 Malt Beverage and SD Wine licenses and authorize the chairman to sign: Allen Ranch; Angostura Den Inc.; Common Cents Food Store; Inferno on the Beach; Forney’s Standard Service; Coffee Cup Fuel Stop #9; Hwy 79 Scratch Kitchen Inc.; Pirates, Inc.; Stateline Casino Inc. and Hot Springs KOA. With Allen abstaining and all others voting yes, motion carried.

The following people met with the board for 2019 budget requests:

Milton Berg, Hot Springs Senior Citizens; Leona Dryden and Helen Anderson, Oelrichs Senior Citizens; Donna Talley, W.E.A.V.E.

Motion made by Abbott, seconded by Allen, to approve bills as follows:

General Fund: Audra Hill Consulting, Inc, Mi Qmhp Evaluation, 218.22; A-Z Shredding Inc, Shredding, 38.6; Bob Barker Company Inc, Inmate Supplies, 246.65; Beesley Law Office, Caaf, 2,233.80; Bh Federal Credit Union, Sheriff Subpoena Res, 200.00; Cardmember Service, Cardmember Services, 1,216.32; Colbath, Angela M, Caaf, 285.60; En-Tech Llc, Fumigation, 410.00; Fall River Clinic, Inmate Medical, 350.70; Farrell,Farrell &Ginsbach, Caaf, 1,934.10; Fr Soil Conservation Dist, 2018 Budget Funds, 20,000.00; Fall River County Herald, Publication, 93.70; Galls, Uniform Allowance, 256.00; Golden West Technologies, Installation/Repair, 254.47; Hillyard/Sioux Falls, Supply, 161.73; Hot Springs Ace Hardware, Supply, 439.48; Hot Springs Automotive, Supplies, 77.08; Hot Springs Meal Site, 2018 Budgeted Funds, 3,800.00; Inventory Trading Company, Uniforms, 472.00; Light & Siren, Car Equipment, 251.00; Marty’s Auto Body, Vehicle Repair, 410.00; Medical Waste Transport, Utility, 160.28; Norton’s Sinclair, Repair/Maintenance, 122.13; Olson’s Pest Technicians, Pest Control, 1,800.00; Pennington County Jail, Transport, 452.40; Rapid City Journal (The), Publication, 424.24; Rapid City Regional, Mental Illness, 6,377.15; Sam’s Club, Supply, 47.93; Sd Dept Of Revenue & Reg, 2018 Dues State’s Attorney, 998.00; Securus Technologies, Inc, Prepaid Phone Cards, 379.22; Servall, Rugs/Mats/Uniforms, 436.15; Skinner, Matthew L. Pc, Caaf, 1,973.75; Spot Wranglers, Contract Services, 375.00; Stevens, Mikayla, Blood Draws, 75.00; Trugreen Commercial, Lawn Service, 39.06; Twilight Inc, First Aid Supply, 110.21; 211 Helpline, 2018 Budgeted Funds, 1,500.00; Builder’s First Source, Supply, 17.85; Warne Chemical & Equip., Supply, 349.34;Total For General Fund: $48,987.16County Road & Bridge: Sdacc, Sdachs Workshop, 75.00; Total For County Road & Bridge: $75.00

911 Surcharge Reimbursment: Inventory Trading Company, Uniforms, 714.62 Century Link, 911 Dispatch Incoming, 587.42; Total For 911 Surcharge Reimbursment: $1,302.04

Emergency Management: Cardmember Service, Cardmember Services, 41.36 Hot Springs Ace Hardware, Supply, 15.29 Ramokta Hotel – Pierre, Hotel/Travel, 57.00; Total For Emergency Management: $113.65

Courthouse Building Fund: Golden West Technologies, Installation/Repair, 8,044.83; Total For Courthouse Building Fund: $8,044.83

Total Paid Between 4/18/18 And 5/1/18: $58,522.7

Randy Seiler, Highway Superintendent, met with the board. Seiler stated that he had interviewed two mechanics, with hire approval for Carlo Gibson to be on the next agenda. Seiler also updated the board on the Buffalo Gap Road, and a request to assist with mag water to Birdsall Sand and Gravel. Nabholz asked for certain information on gravel pits. 

Break was taken at 10:16 a.m. Meeting resumed at 10:18 a.m.

Public comment was heard from Kim Allen and Lyle Rudloff, with Allen giving appreciation for the Commissioner’s support for Treasurer Rhoe and commented about the excellent job that the highway department was doing on the county roads. Brief discussion was held with Rudloff on the Chilson Bridge Project, and the commission noted that Bruce and Linda Murdock’s attorney had sent a letter opposing the project.

Paul Nabholz, Commissioner, met with the board and discussed the possibility of employees having the right to protect themselves and the possibility of them carrying guns. Nabholz would follow up with the judge, as well as poll employees to get their thoughts. Brief discussion was held on training and enhanced permits. 

Motion made by Russell, seconded by Nabholz to enter into executive session as per SDCL-1-2 (3), for legal purposes, with the state’s attorney at 10:40 a.m. Meeting reconvened at 10:59 a.m.

Motion by Nabholz, seconded by Allen, to take the April 17, 2018 Board of Equalization minutes off the table.

Motion made by Abbott, seconded by Falkenburg, to approve the April 17, 2018 Board of Equalization minutes. With Allen and Russell abstaining, Falkenburg and Abbott voting yes, and Nabholz voting no, motion carries.

Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Russell, to adjourn at 10:53 a.m.

/s/ Joe Falkenburg

Joe Falkenburg, Chair

Board of Fall River County Commissioners

Attest:

/s/ Sue Ganje

Sue Ganje, Fall River County Auditor

Published once at the total approximate cost of $106.47

Published: June 7, 2018

Fall River County Herald

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