REGULAR MEETING OF BRULE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

May 5, 2022

The Board of Brule County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:30 a.m. at the Brule County Courthouse. Members present: Carson, Nesladek, DeBoer, Mairose and Dozark. Also present: Dedrich Koch, Deputy States Attorney and Janet Petrak, Central Dakota Times. No Conflicts of Interest were noted and no Public Comments.

APPROVE MINUTES

Commissioner Nesladek moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to approve the minutes of 4-21-22 minutes. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

Commissioner DeBoer moved and Commissioner Mairose seconded to enter the Board of Adjustment for Tyler and Lena Hammell of Chamberlain Chiropractic. Hammellís want the option to move their business to their residence located at 34649 249th St, Chamberlain, SD. Hammellís explained that they would like to move due to the fact that their current location is in a building with several apartments attached and the tenants are utilizing marijuana during business hours and the odor is very strong in their business. They have had complaints from customers and they do not want to be exposed to it either. A conditional use hearing was held with the Planning & Zoning board and an approval of the business in the residence was approved. Commissioner Dozark moved and Commissioner Nesladek seconded to close the hearing. Commissioner Dozark moved and Commissioner Mairose seconded to approve the business within their residence. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

PERSONNEL

Commissioner Mairose moved and Commissioner Nesladek seconded to terminate Jayde Bettelyoun from the Jailer position effective 4-18-22 and to hire Elizabeth Claffey effective 4-29-22 as a Jailer at $19.00/hour (.50 less during the probationary period). All members voted aye. Motion carried.

AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN

Commissioner DeBoer moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to move $362,371.43 from the American Rescue Plan fund to the General Fund for salaries and wages for the Courthouse personnel (excluding Veteran Service Officer and Emergency Manager) Sheriff, Jail and to the Road & Bridge Fund for Highway Workers salaries and wages. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

LIQUOR LICENSE

A one day liquor license was applied for a wedding to be held at the Green Palace. Commissioner Dozark moved and Commissioner Mairose seconded to deny the one-day liquor license. one-day liquor license can only be granted to charitable organizations, not an individual. ll members voted aye. Motion carried.

STRIPING AGREEMENT

Commissioner Nesladek moved and Commissioner DeBoer seconded to sign an agreement with the State of South Dakota Dept of Transportation to stripe 29 miles of road in Brule County at a cost of $21,249.71. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

PLAT

Commissioner Mairose moved and Commissioner DeBoer seconded to approve the following plat: A plat of Lot 1 of A. Konechneís First Addition in the NW ľ of Section 25, T 103 N, R 69 W of the 5th PM Brule County, SD. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

TRI COUNTY LANDFILL

Larry McManus, Tri County Landfill met with the Board to advise them that work will begin on an additional cell this fall and the removed dirt will have to be placed on the section of ground that the County is currently renting. McManus advised that he had talked to the renters of the property and advised them of the situation. 5 to 6 acres will possibly be affected and depending on the contractors schedule the crop planted in that area may or may not be affected.

TRAINING

Commissioner Nesladek moved and Commissioner Mairose seconded to approve the closure of the Veteran Service Office on May 11, 2022 so the Veteran Service Officer can attend training in Pierre for the SDDVA mini conference. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

Commissioner DeBoer moved and Commissioner Nesladek seconded to approve Jordan Spier to attend a noxious weed management training in Rapid City, SD May 19, 2022, one night motel at $142.61. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

BURN BAN

The burn ban was released down to a controlled burn ban due to the recent moisture.

SIREN UPDATE

Emergency Manager Katheryn Benton presented a bill for an upgrade to the sirens for $1800.00. Benton didnít know if this was an annual fee or if it will increase. Commissioner Mairose moved and Commissioner Nesladek seconded to table the bill until further information could be found. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

RED LAKE

Jim Wilkens advised that he had visited with the Flood Insurance Division and in visiting with the individual they indicated that a CLOMR study needs to be done before any large construction project is done regarding drainage and the impact on the area of the construction. There is a fee to get this information therefore Wilkens thought that the County should pursue this avenue to see if there was anything more that could be done in the Red Lake area.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Commissioner Nesladek moved and Commissioner Mairose seconded to enter executive session at 10:23 am to discuss personnel matters. Executive Session declared over at 10:28 am. No action taken.

AUDITORíS ACCOUNT WITH THE TREASUER

The Auditorís Account with the Treasurer showed a 4-31-22 balance of $10,900,062.80 in all state, county, civil, school & trust funds.

REGISTER OF DEEDS STATEMENT OF FEES

The Register of Deeds Statement of Fees showed a collection of $4,777.62 for April, 2022.

REPORTS & CORRESPONDENCE

The following reports were received and placed on file in the County Auditorís office: Auditorís Account with the Treasurer, Register of Deeds Statement of Fees, SD Dept of Transportation.

APPROVE CLAIMS

Commissioner Mairose moved and Commissioner DeBoer seconded to approve the following bills and payroll. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

GENERAL FUND

Salaries: Commissioners, 1521.80; Auditor, 3266.82; Treasurer, 3527.62; States Attorney, 4366.21; Assessor, 3335.44; Planning Commission, 157.46; Register of Deeds, 3307.62; VA, 560.74; Sheriff, 9379.59; Jail, 7719.58; Courthouse, 1424.00; Victim Witness Coordinator, 177.23. FICA & Medicare: First Dakota Bank, 2898.61. Retirement: SDRS, 2246.23. Insurance Reimbursement: 2932.70. Insurance: HMA, 5132.58. Anderson, Roger, 50.84; American Stamp & Marking, 24.61; Avera Occupational Medicine, 152.00; Black Hills Chemical & Janitorial, 76.26; Bomgaars Supply, 415.40; Brooks Hardware, 192.38;Chamberlain Building Suplly, 31.88; Chilson Heating & Cooling, 936.40; Department of Transportation, 159.27; Duba, James, 80.24; Enviromaster Inc, 75.00; Hopkins Plumbing & Heating, 828.71; Johnson Pochop Law Office, 2612.59; Katterhagen, Mark, 12.00; Larsen, Jill, 50.84; Lewno, Lucy, 155.03; Lincoln County Auditor, 305.85; Lockwood, Darcy, 12.00; Mairose & Steele, 319.32; McManus, Jennifer, 56.72; Nesladek, Mark, 50.84; Northwestern, 2792.54; Office Products Center, 179.61; Overweg Repair, 48.07; Petty Cash, 121.96; Pierre Psychology Ada Powell, 5000.00; Powell, Walter, 50.84; Rising Hope Counseling, 120.00; Ristau, James, 50.84; Sanford Health Network, 208.00; Scott, Jacqueline, 71.00; SDAE4-HP, 65.00; Steve Smith Law Office, 1431.62; Town of Pukwana, 88.37; United Laboratories, 549.24; Wanalain Storage LLC, 320.00; Warne Chemical & Equipment, 2537.36; Winner Dental Clinic, 502.47; Yankton County Sheriffís Office, 50.00.

ROAD & BRIDGE FUND

Salaries: 12,864.64. FICA & Medicare: First Dakota Bank, 985.02. Retirement: SDRS, 771.86. Insurance Reimbursement: 596.72. Insurance: HMA, 2100.00. Bomgaars Supply, 146.97; Brooks Hardware, 169.80; Dakota Heating & Air Conditioning, 4617.95; Department of Transportation, 324.00: Havlik, Brian 60,000.00; Lloyd Priebe & Sons Construction, 75,000.00; Lyle Signs, 15.46; Northwestern, 550.06; RDO Equipment Company, 1614.66,

DOMESTIC ABUSE FUND

Missouri Valley Crisis Center, 1770.22.

24/7 FUND

Salaries 144.46 FICA & Medicare: First Dakota Bank, 13.34. Retirement: SDRS, 8.67. Insurance Reimbursement: 27.50. Insurance: HMA, 2.34.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FUND

Salaries: 707.32. FICA & Medicare: First Dakota Bank, 65.28. Retirement: SDRS, 42.44. Insurance Reimbursement: 298.36.

LEPC FUND

Central Dakota Times, 85.80.

ADJOURNMENT

Gary Dozark moved and Commissioner DeBoer seconded to adjourn at 10:30 am with the next meeting being held on 5-19-2022 at 9:30 am. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

ATTEST:

PAMELA PETRAK 
BRULE COUNTY AUDITOR

BRAD CARSON
BOARD OF BRULE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS




 
 
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