Proceedings_Fall River County March 3, 2020

Proceedings

Fall River County Unapproved Minutes of March 3, 2020
The Fall River Board of County Commissioners met in regular session on March 3, 2020. Present: Joe Allen, Joe Falkenburg, Heath Greenough, Paul Nabholz, Deb Russell and Sue Ganje, Auditor.
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. The full context of the meeting can be found on the county website under Commissioners at http://fallriver.sdcounties.org, or under Fall River County Commission, SD at http://www.YouTube.com.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Nabholz, to approve the agenda as written.
Motion made by Greenough, seconded by Russell, to approve the minutes of February 18, 2020.
Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Greenough, to approve the tax deed transferring Lot 2, Block 33, Town of Oelrichs, Fall River County, South Dakota, to the Oelrich’s Historical Society, and authorize the Chairman to sign the deed.
Motion made by Greenough, seconded by Nabholz, to approve the Auditor’s account with the Treasurer as follows:
Auditor’s account with the County Treasurer to the Honorable Board of County Commissioners of Fall River County:
I hereby submit the following report of my examination of the cash and cash items in the hands of the County Treasurer of this County on this 31st day of January, 2020.
Total Amt of Deposit in First Interstate Bank: $649,259.85
Total Amt of Deposit in First National Bank of Lead:     $1,000.00
Total Amount of Cash: $1,605.26
Total Amount of Treasurer’s Change Fund: $900.00
Total Amount of Checks in Treasurer’s Possession Not Exceeding Three Days: $50,011.55
Savings: First Interstate Bank: $240,411.87; First National Bank of Lead: $1,037,189.73
Certificates Of Deposit: First Interstate-Hot Springs: $4,056,787.49; Black Hills Federal Credit Union: $250,000.00; Bank of the West: $525,723.73; Schwab Treasury: $1,000,000.00; First National Bank – Lead: $300,000.00
Itemized list of all items, checks and drafts that have been in the Treasurer’s possession over three days:
Register of Deeds Change Fund: $500.00
Highway Petty Cash: $20.00
Election Petty Cash: $15.00
Returned Checks: Bayan, Fritchie: $957.52, Lic 08/24/2018; Esslinger, Kevin: $233.43, Lic 12/31/2019
Total: $8,114,615.43
Dated This 31st Day of January, 2020.
/s/ Sue Ganje, County Auditor of Fall River County
County Monies: $7,529,402.00; Held for other Entities: $421,886.45
Held in Trust: $163,326.98; Total: $8,114,615.43
The Above Balance Reflects County Monies, Monies Held in Trust, and Monies Collected for and to be remitted to Other Entities: Schools, Towns, Townships, Fire, Ambulance and Road Districts, and the State.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Allen, to approve increasing the mental health chairman’s hourly rate to $150.00.
No applications for county assistance or death expenses were presented to the board.
Lyle Jensen, Building Supervisor, met with the board. No quotes were available at this time for computers; they will be brought back to the next meeting. Discussion was also held on local interest in providing Qualified Mental Health Provider (QMHP) services and security measures with email and the internet.
Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Greenough, to approve travel for Jensen and Dave Weishaupl to attend the Heartland Healthcare Preparedness/Cybersecurity Conference in Rapid City, May 5 and May 6, 2020, in the amount of $75.00 per person.
Frank Maynard, Emergency Management, met with the board to update them on the 2020 Flood Fight and discussed county preparedness for potential spring flooding issues.
Motion made by Allen, seconded by Nabholz, authorize the chairman to sign the personnel action form due to Richard Kraima’s resignation. The board accepted the resignation with regret.
Maynard will bring back a request for possible staff to the next meeting, discussion was held on the Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan (PDM), fires and incidents.
Donna Behrens, Coroner, met with the board. Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Greenough, to approve the lodging request for Behrens and Rakness, in the amount of $99.99 per room, to attend the Mass Fatality Management conference, May 12 and May 13, 2020 in Oacoma.
Susie Hayes, Director of Equalization, met with the board. Motion made by Greenough, seconded by Russell, to approve travel for Hayes, Caitlin Turner and Patty Caster to attend the Vanguard user Group, June 2 and June 3, 2020 in Oacoma.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Greenough, to approve travel for Hayes, Turner and Caster to attend the conference, June 23 through June 26, 2020, in Sioux Falls.
Motion made by Allen, seconded by Nabholz, to approve travel for Caster to attend Summer School, July 6 through July 10, 2020 in Pierre and approve travel for Turner and Hayes to attend Fall School, September 13 through September 18, 2020, in Oacoma.
Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Russell, to approve setting the Consolidated Board of Equalization date on April 21, 2020.
Hayes presented a listing of intentions for AY 2020.
Nina Steinmetz, Weed and Pest Supervisor, met with the board to give follow-up from the Annual meeting. Discussion was held on grant projects, to include leafy spurge assistance, Horsehead Creek assistance and a non-competitive county grant. Other income resources could include cooperative working with Buffalo Gap National Grasslands and Black Hills Forest Service to do On the Border applications, partnership with SD/Fall River DOT to do applications and public health mosquito fogging for surrounding communities.
Commissioner Paul Nabholz, updated the board that SB 169 employee carry in courthouses passed, and will now go before the House State Affairs Committee.
Commissioner Heath Greenough asked the board to consider creating a policy on gravel, to include standards, grading and specs. Discussion was held on a gravel guide, various types of gravel working on different types of roads and the need for a policy. This will be brought back to a future meeting.
Randy Seiler, Highway Superintendent, met with the board. Fuel quotes were presented as follows:
2/24/2020 Fuel Quotes - 8,000 Gal Diesel: Nelson’s: $2.07/gallon; Hi-D-Way: No Bid; MG OilL $2.159/gallon (didn’t meet deadline)
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Nabholz, to approve the low bid from Nelson’s at $2.07 per gallon, for 8,000 gallons of diesel, for a total of $16,560.00.
Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Greenough, to approve the application for permit to occupy county highway right-of-way from existing pedestal near driveway to 12876 Shep’s Canyon Road to property line between 12879 and 12889 Shep’s Canyon Road.
Motion made by Greenough, seconded by Allen, to approve the purchase of 43,000 tons of Aggregate base, Simon Construction annual bid of $6.95 per ton, for a total price of $298,850.00. With Nabholz voting no, all others voting yes, by roll call vote, motion carries.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Greenough, to approve the annual Bridge Inspection Resolution as follows:
Bridge Reinspection
Program Resolution
for use with Sddot Retainer Contracts
WHEREAS, Title 23, Section 151, United States Code and Title 23, Part 650, Subpart C, Code of Federal Regulations, requires initial inspection of all bridges and reinspection at intervals not exceed two years with the exception of reinforced concrete box culverts that meet specific criteria. These culverts are reinspected at intervals not to exceed four years.
THEREFORE, Fall River County is desirous of participating in the Bridge Inspection Program using Bridge Replacement funds.
The County requests SDDOT to hire Brosz Engineering (Consulting Engineers) for the inspection work. SDDOT will secure federal approvals, make payments to the Consulting Engineer for inspection services rendered, and bill the county for 20% of the cost. The County will be responsible for the required 20% matching funds.
Dated this 3rd day of March, 2020 at Hot Springs, South Dakota.
Board of County Commissioners of Fall River County
/s/Joe Falkenburg
Chairman of the Board
Attest:
/s/Sue Ganje
County Auditor
With Nabholz and Greenough voting no, all others voting yes, by roll call vote, motion carries.
Seiler updated the board about starting earlier when it snows for the school route, the number of hours on the county gravel trucks, one employee quitting and authorization for overtime when needed. A motion and second was made, then it was determined no motion was needed to advertise for help. Discussion was also held on the 2009 Shep’s Canyon test results.
Motion made by Allen, seconded by Greenough, to approve the bills as follows:
General Fund: Fidelity Sec. Life Ins Co, Eye Insurance, $157.24; American Family Assurance, American Family Assurance, $590.66; Brumbaugh & Quandahl,P.C., Garnishment, $36.36; Black Hills Energy, Utility Power Electric, $3,798.73; Boston Mutual Life Ins Co, Life Insurance, $32.76; Breit & Boomsma, P.C., Garnishment, $307.30; Cameron, George, Court Reporter, $149.15; Century Business Leasing, Copier Lease And Usage, $720.08; Cheyenne Sanitation, Sanitation Collection, $371.73; Clinical Laboratory Of, Autopsy, $1,629.00; Credit Collection Bureau, Collections, $32.81; Culligan Soft Water, Rental/Supply, $223.50; Dallas County Sheriff, Tax Deed Served, $80.00; Delta Dental Plan Of Sd, Delta Dental, $2,510.70; Eagle Enterprises Llc, Supply, $325.98; Eftps, Payroll Taxes, $38,995.98; Ertz, Dewey, Psych Evaluation, $1,350.00; Executive Mgmt Finance, Bit Network Fees, $125.00; Farrell, Farrell & Ginsbach, Caaf, $2,938.31; Flint Electric, Service, $48.01; Fr County Treasurer, First Interstate, $37.10; Galls, Uniform Allowance, $263.59; Goff, Garland Lee, Mental Illness, $1,253.20; Golden West Technologies, License, $155.00; Golden West, Phone Bill/Long Distance, $1,297.32; Heavy Highway Fringe, Insurance Fees, $585.00; Hills Edge Auto Sales, Service, $48.78; Hillyard/Sioux Falls, Supply, $164.87; Hot Springs Ace Hardware, Supply, $219.60; Hot Springs Area Chamber, Spring Fling Booth, $50.00; City Of Hot Springs, City Water Bill, $602.98; Iowa Laborers District, Health Insurance, $19,095.00; Katterhagen, Mark, Mental Illness, $9.00; Liuna Laborers Local 620, Union Dues, $300.00; Lakota Contracting, Inc., Uniform Allowance, $221.85; Lewno, Lucy, Mental Illness, $146.50; Lockwood, Darcy, Mental Illness, $9.00; Lynns Dakotamart, Inmate Supply, $17.33; Lynn’s Dak. Mart Pharmacy, Inmate Pharmacy, $312.62; Mastel, Bruce, Database Setup And Monitoring, $35.00; McGas Llc, Propane, $7,920.49; Mcglumphy, Erin, Travel Reimbursement, $202.02; Mcleods Office Supply Co., Supply, $271.51; Microfilm Imaging Systems, Scanning Equip Lease, $202.50; Mower, Brenda, Blood Draws, $225.00; Nationwide Retirement Sol, Nationwide Retirement, $29.42; Nelson’s Oil & Gas Inc, Utilities, $802.33; Neofunds, Postage, $1,182.36; New York Life Insurance, New York Life Insurance, $65.00; Nicholas Towing, Investigations, $143.00; Norton, Tina, Contract Nurse Inmate, $1,075.00; Novotny, Robert, Travel Reimbursement, $42.95; Nutrien Ag Solutions, Supply, $11,416.80; Child Support Payment Cnt, Child Support, $655.00; O’Neill, Justin, Caaf, $2,360.72; Pennington County Jail, Inmate Housing Pennington, $484.10; Quill Corporation, Office Supplies, $193.27; Sd Dept Of Revenue, Auto/Mi State Remitt, $328.12; Sd Dept Of Rev & Reg., Title & License Plate, $21.20; Sdsu Extension, Travel Reimbursement, $130.87; Sd Office Of Child & Family, Quarterly Public Hearing, $1,602.64; Sd Retirement System, Sdrs Contribution/Special Pay Plan, $24,788.05; Servall, Rug/Uniform Service, $377.31; Skinner, Matthew L. Pc, Caaf, $151.40; Sonny’s Super Foods, Supply, $216.64; Sd Supplement Retirement, Sdrs Sup Retirement, $1,600.00; State Supply, Supply, $444.78; Steinley Real Estate, 15 Hour Course Training, $315.00; Twilight Inc, First Aid Supply, $112.22; United Way Black Hills, United Way Donation, $54.99; Verizon Wireless, Cell Phone Plan, $776.73; Wendell’s Garage, Car Maintenance, $62.90; Yankton Co. Sheriff, Mi, $100.00; Duffy, Michael, Refund, $15.10; Otteson, Anthony, Uniform Allowance, $238.52; Janis, Bobbie, Travel Reimbursement, $46.20; Steinmetz, Nina, Travel Reimbursement, $39.82; Commissioners, February Salaries, $4,100.00; Auditor’s Office, February Salaries, $16,845.40; Auditor’s Office, Overtime, $13.29; Treasurer’s Office, February Salaries, $14,004.88; Treasurer’s Office, Overtime, $36.49; State’s Attorney’s Office, February Salaries, $12,093.55; State’s Attorney’s Office, Overtime, $133.37; Maintenance, February Salaries, $13,265.01; Maintenance, Overtime, $77.05; Assessor’s Office, February Salaries, $16,014.47; Assessor’s Office, Overtime, $96.81; Register Of Deed’s Office, February Salaries, $6,730.66; Register Of Deed’s Office, Overtime, $5.34; Veteran’s Service Office, February Salaries, $3,616.69; Gis, February Salaries, $3,563.48; Sheriff, February Salaries, $32,167.28; Sheriff, Overtime, $3,082.05; Jail, February Salaries, $21,938.50; Jail, Overtime, $2,006.50; Coroner, February Salaries, $900.00; Nurse’s Office, February Salaries, $3,767.26; Extension Office, February Salaries, $3,667.12; Extension Office, Overtime, $6,193.25; Weed & Pest Office, February Salaries, $3,939.90; Total For General Fund: $306,199.35
County Road & Bridge: A & B Welding Supply Co., Welding Supplies/Lease, $122.14; Fidelity Sec. Life Ins Co, Eye Insurance, $71.70; American Family Assurance, American Family Assurance, $350.88; Bh Electric Coop Inc., Utility Highway Electric, $52.47; Big Tex Trailer World, Tire, $219.99; Black Hills Energy, Utility Power Electric, $869.19; Blessing, Brett, Clothing Allowance, $150.00; Bomgaars, Supply, $275.82; Brosz Engineering, Inc., Engineering, $200.00; Butler Machinery Co., Supplies/Repairs, $13,237.56; Cheyenne Sanitation, Sanitation Collection, $74.00; City Of Edgemont, City Of Edgemont Water, $80.60; Dakota Power Fluid Inc, Supply, $213.50; Dale’s Tire & Retreading, Tire Parts/Supply, $1,061.18; Delta Dental Plan Of Sd, Delta Dental, $553.05; Floyd’s Truck Center, Repairs/Parts, $183.33; Eftps, Payroll Taxes, $9,911.85; Fall River Auto Supply, Auto Parts/Repair, $77.02; Forward Distributing, Supplies/Parts, $40.45; Golden West, Phone Bill/Long Distance, $253.08; Grimm’s Pump Service Inc, Supply, $591.18; Heavy Highway Fringe, Insurance Fees, $150.00; Hillyard/Sioux Falls, Supply, $142.33; Hot Springs Ace Hardware, Supply, $168.13; Hot Springs Automotive, Auto Supply Parts, $587.28; City Of Hot Springs, City Water Bill, $31.86; Ricoh Usa Inc, Contract Service, $75.00; Iowa Laborers District, Health Insurance, $3,625.00; Liuna Laborers Local 620, Union Dues, $175.00; Lawson Products, Parts, $234.94; Mg Oil, Inventory/Supply, $10,055.23; Nelsons Oil & Gas Inc., Utilities, $16,572.42; Newman Traffic Signs, Signage, $433.06; Overhead Door Company, Service, $254.83; Rapid Delivery, Delivery, $35.07; Safety Kleen, Supplies, $124.47; Sdachs/Dj Buthe, 2020 Membership, $375.00; Sd Retirement System, Sdrs Contribution, $5,054.16; Seiler, Randy, Cell Phone Reimbursement, $75.00; Duffy, Michael, Refund, $0.68; Highway Department, February Salaries, $41,785.72; Highway Department, Overtime, $332.44; Total For County Road And Bridge: $108,876.61
911 Surcharge Reimbursement: Fidelity Sec. Life Ins Co, Eye Insurance, $29.24; American Family Assurance, American Family Assurance, $67.21; Century Business Leasing, Copier Lease And Usage, $97.68; Credit Collection Bureau, Collections, $302.86; Delta Dental Plan Of Sd, Delta Dental, $405.20; Eftps, Payroll Taxes, $4,936.67; Golden West, Phone Bill/Long Distance, $812.35; Heavy Highway Fringe, Insurance Fees, $75.00; Iowa Laborers District, Health Insurance, $1,812.50; Liuna Laborers Local 620, Union Dues, $50.00; Portfolio Recovery Assoc., Garnishment, $176.54; Sd Retirement System, Sdrs Contribution, $2,396.98; Twilight Inc, First Aid Supply, $56.10; Verizon Wireless, Cell Phone Plan, $44.36; Dispatch, February Salaries, $19,115.39; Dispatch, Overtime, $1,091.41; Total For 911 Surcharge Reimbursement: $31,469.49
Emergency Management: Eftps, Payroll Taxes, $1,528.96; Golden West, Phone Bill/Long Distance, $142.29; Nasasp, Annual Dues Nasasp, $39.00; Neofunds, Postage, $0.50; Quill Corporation, Office Supplies, $10.79; Sd Retirement System, Sdrs Contribution, $609.97; Verizon Wireless, Cell Phone Plan, $92.04; Fr Emergency Management Office, February Salaries, $6,003.41; Total For Emergency Management: $8,426.96;
24/7 Sobriety Fund: Eftps, Payroll Taxes, $306.04 Quill Corporation, Office Supplies, $59.48; Sd Retirement System, Sdrs Contribution, $48.96; 24/7 Office, February Salaries, $2,009.16; Total For 24/7 Sobriety Fund: $2,423.64
M & P Relief: Microfilm Imaging Systems, Scanning Equip Lease, $165.00; Total For M & P Relief: $165.00
Courthouse Building Fund: Otis Elevator Company, Elevator Service, $702.10; Duffy, Michael, Refund, $2.54; Total For Courthouse Building Fund: $704.64
Total Paid Between 02/19/20 And 03/03/20: $458,265.70
Break was taken at 10:14 a.m. and the meeting reconvened at 10:20 a.m.
Public comment was heard from Randy Seiler – advised of load limits being put on this week; Susan Henderson – concerns on aerial spraying, and Sheriff Evans – prisoner count of 18 males and 6 females in the Fall River County jail, with 1 male and 1 female in the Pennington County Jail. Evans also gave appreciation for the new equipment for rescues.
Motion made by Russell, seconded by Nabholz, to enter into executive session, as per SDCL 1-25-2(1) for personnel purposes and SDCL 1-25-2 (3) for legal purposes, at 10:25 a.m.
Meeting resumed at 10:55 a.m.
Motion made by Nabholz, seconded by Greenough, to adjourn at 10:56 a.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 $202.86
Published: March 19, 2020

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