REGULAR MEETING OF BRULE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

January 16, 2018

The Board of Brule County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:30 a.m. at the Brule County Courthouse. Members present: Rasmussen, Reinesch, and Dozark. Nesladek came at 10:00 am. Absent Ė Carson. Also present: Janet Petrak, Central Dakota Times, Brook DeHaai, Chamberlain Oacoma Sun and Attorney Steve Fox.


APPROVE MINUTES

Commissioner Reinesch moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to approve the January 2, 2018 minutes. All members voted aye. Motion carried.


PERSONNEL

  1. Konechne from the Highway Department met with the Board to obtain signatures for the Union Contract.

Commissioner Reinesch moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to approve leave for Brittany Hantke from February 5 Ė 20, 2018, per the Union Contact. All members voted aye. Motion carried.


BIDS

Two bids for Road Oil were opened: Flint Hills Resources Ė MC 800 $561.94 per ton delivered; MC3000 $511.94 per ton delivered and CRS-2P $462.94 per ton delivered. Jebro MC800 $622.03 per ton without a pumper truck, $626.03 per ton with pumper truck; MC3000 $582.03 per ton without pumper truck, $586.03 per ton with pumper truck; CRS-2P $592.63 per ton without pumper truck, CRS-2P $596.63 per ton with pumper truck. Commissioner Dozark moved and Commissioner Nesladek seconded to table the bids for road oil until next meeting. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

Two bids were received for Overlay Project #18-2 249th Street and 350th Avenue 2.5 miles and additional option of 2.0 miles: Commercial Asphalt 2.5 miles $80/ton using approximately 3,350 ton $268,000 and the optional 2.0 miles $80/ton using approximately 2,696 ton $215,680.00; Bituminous Paving Inc, 2.5 miles $117.00 using approximately 3,350 ton $391,950.00 and the optional 2.0 miles $117.00/ton using approximately 2,696 ton $315,432.00. Commissioner Reinesch moved and Commissioner Nesladek seconded to accept Commercial Asphalt bid for the total 4.5 miles at $483,680.00. The Highway Department was to clarify if the kickouts on the County roads were included in the bid price and to notify the owners with private drives of the project if they wanted to have kickouts done at their own expense. All members voted aye. Motion carried.


MISSOURI SEDIMENTATION ACTION COALITION

Mark Simpson, President of Missouri Sedimentation Action Coalition met and updated the Board on the progress that is occurring with the Sedimentation in the river and the new sediment collectors that are going to be tried to eliminate some of the sediment. Simpson asked Brule County for a letter of support and to consider becoming a member at the fee of $1,000/year. Commissioner Reinesch moved and Commissioner Nesladek seconded to provide a letter of support and to consider the dues in the 2019 budget. All members voted aye. Motion carried.


COMPUTER

Two quotes were received for a computer tower for the Director of Equalization Office: Midstate Communications Dell Optiplex 3050 - $870.00 and Tech Solutions Ė Dell Optiplex 5050 $969.00. Commissioner Dozark moved and Commissioner Reinesch seconded to accept the quote from Tech Solutions for $969.00, plus Microsoft Office and the setup. All members voted aye. Motion carried.


TRAVEL REQUESTS

Commissioner Dozark moved and Commissioner Nesladek seconded to approve Emergency Manager Katheryn Benton to attend a Pipeline Awareness training in Winner, SD January 29, 2018. All members voted aye. Motion carried.


CLOTHING ALLOWANCE

Commissioner Reinesch moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to allow the Courthouse employees $75.00/employee to purchase shirts with office identity. All members voted aye. Motion carried.


TRANSFERS

Commissioner Reinesch moved and Commissioner Nesladek seconded to approve a transfer from the Weed Budget to the Highway Budget for fuel of $1,808.89; $692.88 from secondary reserve to weed budget and $6,184.72 from secondary reserve to highway for labor, materials and equipment. All members voted aye. Motion carried.


ABATEMENTS

Commissioner Dozark moved and Commissioner Reinesch seconded to approve the following abatement for Robert Jorgensen Lot A in SW ľ Section 2 T 104 N R 71W, Chamberlain of $329.10. A mathematical error was found in the Assessorís Office. All members voted aye. Motion carried.


EXECUTIVE SESSION

Commissioner Reinesch moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to enter executive session at 11:03 am to discuss personnel issues. Executive session declared over at 11:11 am.


AUDITORíS ACCOUNT WITH THE TREASUER

The Auditorís Account with the Treasurer showed a 12-31-17 balance of $4,332,732.19 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 $4,110.75 for December, 2017. The annual report of fees was also submitted reflecting $57,477.95 of fees collected in 2017.


REPORTS & CORRESPONDENCE

The following reports were received and placed on file in the County Auditorís office: Auditorís Account with the Treasurer, Trial Balance Sheet, Register of Deeds Statement of Fees, Register of Deeds Annual Report, Civil Air Patrol Newsletter, SCWDD Agenda 1-9-18 and Minutes 12-12-17; District III, Game, Fish and Parks Annual Report and notice of Southeast Central District Meeting notice to be held in Brule County Feb. 8, 2018.


APPROVE CLAIMS

Commissioner Dozark moved and Commissioner Reinesch seconded to approve the following payroll and claims. All members voted aye. Motion carried.


GENERAL FUND

Salaries: Commissioners, 978.30; Auditor, 2155.37; Treasurer, 2340.97; States Attorney, 1816.92; Assessor, 2644.82; Planning Commission, 256.88; Register of Deeds, 2305.77; Veteran Service Officer, 303.12; Sheriff, 8240.42; Jail, 7530.86; Courthouse, 1149.60, Extension, 271.38. FICA & Medicare: First Dakota Bank, 2381.72. Retirement: SDRS, 1873.84. Insurance Reimbursement: 2301.66. Insurance: Steelworkers, 4470.00. Alexander, Laura, 262.72; Andera, Karen, 14.20; Brainard, Mary, 31.00; Brooks Hardware, 10.49; Burke Oil Company, 3441.51; Byre Brothers Inc, 133.00; Carson, Brad, 10.84; Casey, Lindsay, 10.84; Central Dakota Times, 97.81; Central Electric Cooperative, 369.00; Chamberlain True Value, 281.20; Chamberlain Wholesale, 38.45; Dakotabilities, 180.00; SD Department of Revenue, 200.00; Dominiack, Doris, 10.00; Election Systems & Software, 3498.00 Furgeson Forester, Marlene, 10.84; Gerard, John, 26.80; Giebink, Patricia, 10.84; Gilmore, Virginia, 12.52; Godtland, Paul, 1587.87; Haanen, Harold, 10.00; Hickey Heating, 397.96; Hieb, Judith, 14.20; Hope Psychological Services, 125.00; Kroupa, Marvin, 28.48; Lewis Drug, Inc, 82.34; Lucille M. Halverson, 347.29; Maule, Theresa, 1340.19; Microfilm Imaging System, 379.00; Midstate Communications, 795.47; Office Products Center, 102.38; Olivier, Allan, 10.84; Petrak, Pamela, 151.53; Petty Cash, 92.42; Planning & Development, 13,246.00; Randall, Kathleen, 22.60; Reliance Telephone Inc, 350.00; Reinesch, Donald, 10.00; Rybak, Michael, 32.68; Sanford Health Network, 96.00; Schelle, David, 12.52; Schelle, Teresa, 12.52; Schumacher, Jahn, 28.48; Schumacher Elevator Company, 189.16; Servall Uniform/Linen Company, 43.45; Shields Embroidery & Design, 95.97; SD Association of County Commissioners, 101.75 Steve Smith Law Office, 2239.02; Soulek, Joseph, 31.00; United Laboratories, 419.16; Vanderwerff, Jessica, 18.40; Variety Plus, 20.91; VISA, 882.61; Walker, Scott, 10.84; Walsh, Kriston, 37.72; Wendt, Blake, 12.52; West, Thersa, 26.80; West Group, 2042.58; Willrodt Motor Company Inc, 213.35.

ROAD & BRIDGE FUND

Salaries 10,878.60. FICA & Medicare: Wells Fargo Bank, 796.27. Retirement: SDRS, 652.72. Insurance Reimbursement: 255.74. Insurance: Steelworkers, 2400.00. Aurora Brule Rural Water, 28.00; B & L Communications, 289.25;Blasius Sanitation, 480.00; Brooks Hardware, 676.10; Burke Oil Company, 1661.90; Butler, 228.61; Central Dakota Times, 183.39; Central Electric Cooperative, 383.00; Department of Transportation, 416.45; Harry K Chevrolet, 436.76; Heath Lumber Company, 24.94; Hopkins, Rick, 1488.33; Kimball City, 39.39; Lucille M. Halverson, 211.53; Lyle Signs, 1489.24; Meyerink Farm Service, 252.37; Midstate Communications, 136.06; Mitchell NAPA, 289.31; North Central International, 199.32; Office Products Center, 72.85; Overweg Repair, 230.27: Pheasantland Industries, 41.48; Scott Supply Company, 546.00; Sturdevants Auto Parts, 34.11; VISA, 179.72; Wheelco, 174.57.

911FUND

B & L Communications, 4370.00; Century Link, 994.14; Midstate Communications, 229.72.

24/7 FUND

Salaries: 466.19. FICA & Medicare: Wells Fargo Bank, 34.33. Retirement: SDRS, 6.98. Insurance: Steelworkers, 30.00.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FUND

Salaries: 346.95. FICA & Medicare: Wells Fargo Bank, 46.11. Retirement: SDRS, 20.82. Insurance Reimbursement: 255.74. Midstate Communications, 61.40.

MODERNIZATION & PRESERVATION FUND

Microfilm Imaging Systems, 175.00; SD Association of County Commissioners, 156.00.

SALES & EXCISE TAX FUND

SD Department of Revenue, 29.83.


ADJOURNMENT

Reinesch moved and Commissioner Nesladek seconded to adjourn at 11:24 am with the next meeting being held on 2-6-2018 at 9:30 am. All members voted aye. Motion carried.



ATTEST:


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PAMELA PETRAK                    
BRULE COUNTY AUDITOR     

BRAD CARSON                            
BOARD OF BRULE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS






 
 
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