REGULAR MEETING OF BRULE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
October 17, 2017
The Board of Brule County Commissioners met at 9:30 a.m. at the Brule County Courthouse. Members present: James Nesladek, Donald Reinesch, Rich Rasmussen, Gary Dozark and Brad Carson. Also present were Deputy States Attorney David Larson and Janet Petrak, Central Dakota Times.
Commissioner Reinesch moved and Commissioner Rasmussen seconded to approve the October 3, 2017 minutes. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
BRIDGE REHABILITATION CERTIFICATION
Commissioner Reinesch moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to sign an agreement with the SD Department of Transportation for Project BRF6471 (02) PCN 03 GK to approve the bid letting on the bridge rehabilitation north of Pukwana. The County is responsible for 20% cost of the project, estimated at $177,000. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Jen Konechne also advised that the SD Department of Transportation will hold a phone consultation with the engineers regarding the bridge repair/replacement on 348th Avenue Wed Oct 18 and will determine costs and how to proceed.
A review of the union contract changes was conducted with some minor changes to be done before submitting to the Union for ratification.
Konechne, Highway Department advised that the Highway Superintendent Shannon Rasmussen had an individual contact the Highway Department regarding a position. Rasmussen asked to put this individual on part-time to assist with snow removal if necessary, due to new hires and inexperience pushing snow. Commissioner Nesladek moved and Commissioner Reinesch seconded to allow Rasmussen to offer a part time position to the individual as needed. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Commissioner Reinesch moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to approve the Emergency Manager to attend a G205 Recovery: The Local Government Role class in Pierre December 11 & 12, 2017. No fee for class; however, mileage, motel and meals will be the County responsibility. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Commissioner Dozark moved and Commissioner Rasmussen seconded to approve raffles for Sanford Hospital during the Holiday Extravaganza being held on November 11, 2017. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Commissioner Nesladek moved and Commissioner Rasmussen seconded to approve payment to Avera Queen of Peace Hospital for Account #AQ0018269324 of $7,770.26 and the patient is responsible for $1,303.84. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Commissioner Nesladek moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to enter executive session at 10:18 am to discuss poor relief and personnel issues. Executive session declared over at 10:52 am.
REPORTS & CORRESPONDENCE
following reports were received and placed on file in the County Auditorís office: SCWDD Agenda 10-10-17/Minutes 9-18-17; Civil Air Patrol Newsletter; 4H Youth Advisor Interviews; District Meeting Notice; Pheasantland Industries Newsletter; NACO Report.
Commissioner Nesladek moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to approve the following payroll and claims. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Salaries: Commissioners, 1521.80; Auditor, 2730.71; Treasurer, 2916.28; States Attorney, 2746.24; Assessor, 3171.95; Planning Commission, 298.64; Register of Deeds, 2881.19; Veteran Service Officer, 457.80; Sheriff, 7985.86; Jail, 6151.02; Courthouse, 1149.60, Extension, 388.64; Weed & Pest, 1984.44. FICA & Medicare: First Dakota Bank, 2620.86. Retirement: SDRS, 2020.76. Insurance Reimbursement: 2291.32. Insurance: Steelworkers, 4383.06. Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, 132.00; Beadle County Auditor, 1450.00; Brooks Hardware, 12.98; Brule County Co-op Association, 62.50; Burke Oil Company, 1097.81; Buum, Roger, 50.00; Byre Brothers Inc., 133.00; Central Dakota Times, 105.60; Central Electric Cooperative, 107.00; Chamberlain True Value, 44.98; Chamberlain Wholesale, 105.85; Dakotabilities, 180.00; Fawcett, Marie, 175.40; Fees, Jessica, 62.60; First Dakota Bank, 153.34; Guest, Steve, 50.84; Hanten, Joe, 83.60; Hughes County, 11,880.00; Hutchison, Sharyl, 53.36; Lewis Drug Inc, 69.25; Lincoln County Treasurer, 162.75; Lucille M. Halverson, 118.80; Martin, William, 52.52; Maule, Theresa, 1626.37; Microfilm Imaging Systems, 379.00; Midstate Communications, 784.57; Office Products Center, 87.94; Olsonís Pest Tech Inc, 75.00; Pennington County Jail, 205.70; Petty Cash, 114.75; Reinesch, Donald, 257.46; Reliance Telephone Inc, 700.00; Sanford Health Network, 192.00; Schumacher Elevator Company, 183.21; SD Department of Revenue, 3047.46; Servall Uniform/Linen Company, 43.45; Shopko Stores, 79.98; Sims, Amanda, 50.84; Skustad, Lloyd, 52.52; Steve Smith Law Office, 3426.31; Town of Pukwana, 77.78; Verizon Wireless, 39.22; VISA, 223.91; West Group, 1792.80; Whalen, Timothy, 1756.10.
ROAD & BRIDGE FUND
Salaries: 10,047.81. FICA & Medicare: First Dakota Bank, 721.65. Retirement: SDRS, 602.87. Insurance Reimbursement: 159.48. Insurance: Steelworkers, 1913.19. Aurora Brule Rural Water 39.25; Brooks Hardware, 167.44; Brule County Co-op Association, 207.57; Brule County Tractor Service, 70.00; Campbell Supply, 439.40 Central Dakota Times, 54.04; Central Electric Cooperative, 81.00; Commercial Asphalt Company, 2908.12; Hancock Oil & Propane, 83.25; Haugen, Josh, 150.00; Kalebís Service, 56.00; Kimball City, 92.39; Menards, 91.98; Midstate Communications, 128.94; Noteboom Implement Inc, 19.50; Office Products Center, 130.00; Pheasantland Industries, 696.56; Platte Implement, 492.94; RDO Equipment Company, 130.86; Schlaffman, Mike, 64.26; Sturdevantís Auto Parts, 2.58; Variety Plus, 13.99; Verizon Wireless, 34.00;VISA, 249.00; WW Tire Service, Inc, 797.08; Wheelco, 65.90.
Century Link, 994.14; Midstate Communications, 229.72.
Salaries: 116.32. FICA & Medicare: First Dakota Bank, 6.77. Retirement: SDRS, 6.98. Insurance: Steelworkers, 28.75. Davison County Sheriffís Office, 190.00; Redwood Toxicology Laboratory, 1330.40.
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FUND
Salaries: 523.88. FICA & Medicare: First Dakota Bank, 47.17. Retirement: SDRS, 31.43. Insurance Reimbursement: 245.08. Midstate Communications, 61.40.
ROD MODERNIZATION & PRESERVATION FUND
Microfilm Imaging Systems, 175.00; SD Association of County Commissioners, 166.00.
DOMESTIC ABUSE FUND
Missouri Valley Crisis Center, 690.34.
Intellipro Security, 426.00.
Commissioner Reinesch moved and Commissioner Rasmussen seconded to adjourn at 10:55 am with the next meeting to be held on 11-7-2017 at 9:30 am. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
BRULE COUNTY AUDITOR
BOARD OF BRULE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS