REGULAR MEETING OF BRULE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
August 6, 2019
The Board of Brule County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:30 a.m. at the Brule County Courthouse. Members present: Nesladek, Mairose, Rasmussen, Dozark and Carson. Also present: Janet Petrak, Central Dakota Times, Rita Raish, Chamberlain Oacoma Sun and Deputy States Attorney David Larson.
Commissioner Rasmussen moved and Commissioner Mairose seconded to approve the July 16, 2019 minutes. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Brooke and Doug Moeller, 24965 348th Avenue, Pukwana, SD appeared before the Board asking for permission to clean out the ditch as the rainfall on August 2, 2019, flooded their basement because the water could not reach the culvert due to debris and a slight elevation in the ditch. Deputy States Attorney advised that this would be researched.
Commissioner Carson moved and Commissioner Rasmussen seconded to accept the resignation of Corbin Lingemann effective August 2, 2019 from the Highway Department. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Commissioner Carson moved and Commissioner Rasmussen seconded to approve the annual raise (.50/hour) for Kris Hrdlicka, effective June 17, 2019. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Commissioner Mairose moved and Commissioner Carson seconded to correct Lesley Burfeindtís wage to $14.58/hour (.50 less during probation) effective July 16, 2019. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
TRI COUNTY LANDFILL
Commissioner Carson moved and Commissioner Mairose seconded to sign a contract for deed with Tri County Landfill Association, Inc to purchase the NW ľ of the SW ľ of Section 34 T 104 R 70 W from Brule County for $160,000.00. First payment due January 1, 2020 and ending January 1, 2031. Commissioner Rasmussen recused himself from the discussion as he is on the Landfill Board. All other members voted aye. Motion carried.
Sheriff Darrell Miller advised that Yellow Lodge is currently housed in Winner Jail, however his Court Appointed Attorney Papendick wants to move Yellow Lodge to Davison County Jail to eliminate his travel time to meet with his client. Miller explained that Davison County Jail costs are $95.00/day versus Winner Jail at $50.00/day. Papendick receives a $1.00/mile to travel from Mitchell to Winner so it is cheaper to pay the attorney mileage than pay the higher prisoner board.
States Attorney Theresa Maule Rossow met with the Board regarding her 2020 budget.
Sealed bids were opened for the 2007 International Truck: Rick Pazour, $8001.00. Commissioner Rasmussen moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to accept the bid. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Commissioner Dozark moved and Commissioner Rasmussen seconded to approve the following plat: A Plat of Lot A of Thiry First Addition in the SW 1/4 of Section 27 T 104 N R 67 W of the 5th PM, Brule County, SD. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
A list of County liens which are uncollectible but remain filed in the Brule County Register of Deeds office was presented to the Board for consideration for release. The liens represented claims against individuals who are now deceased. Commissioner Carson moved and Commissioner Rasmussen seconded to release the liens totaling $86,944.09. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Commissioner Rasmussen moved and Commissioner Carson seconded to set up a petty cash fund in the Director of Equalization office to be able to make change for copies, building permits etc in their office. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
CAPITAL OUTLAY ACCUMULATIONS
Commissioner Rasmussen moved and Commissioner Carson seconded to put $80,000 from the sale of the motor grader into Capital Outlay to purchase a motor grader in the future. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Quotes were received from Foley Masonry Inc to repair brick work inside Courthouse and Todd Orth Construction and Billís Handyman Service to repair cement work in front of courthouse and sidewalks.
Commissioner Carson moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to accept the quote from Foley Masonry Inc to repair cracks and broken bricks inside the Courthouse for $24,765.35 and Billís Handyman Service for the cement work for $6,304.09. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Commissioner Carson moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to approve the Veteran Service Officer Ron Falor to attend annual training in Pierre August 26 Ė 29, 2019, the office will be closed August 28 and 29, 2019. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Commissioner Mairose moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to approve the Director Of Equalization and Deputy to attend annual training in Pierre, August 19 Ė 23, 2019. Motel rooms at $95.00/night plus meals approved. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Work continued on 2020 budgets.
Commission Rasmussen moved and Commissioner Carson seconded to surplus a fax machine, card files, file cabinets, chairs, desk to clean up inventories as all items are gone except the fax machine. No value, to be trashed. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
CHANGE MEETING DATE
Commissioner Dozark moved and Commissioner Mairose seconded to change the second meeting in September to Thursday, September 19, 2019 due to the SD State Convention being held in Pierre on September 17, 2019. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Commissioner Carson moved and Commissioner Mairose seconded to enter executive session at 9:52 am to discuss legal and personnel issues. Executive session declared over at 10:10 am. No action taken.
REPORTS & CORRESPONDENCE
The following reports were received and placed on file in the County Auditorís office: Auditors Account with the Treasurer, Trial Balance Sheet, Register of Deeds Statement of Fees, Veterans Affairs Statistics, SD Dept of Transportation, SD School & Public Lands, City of Winner, SD Governorís Office of Economic Development, Pheasantland Industries Newsletter; Convention Agenda/Registration Form; District Meeting 8-8-19.
AUDITORíS ACCOUNT WITH THE TREASUER
The Auditorís Account with the Treasurer showed a 7-31-2019 balance of $5,055,446.82 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 $6,293.56 for July, 2019.
Commissioner Carson moved and Commissioner Dozark seconded to approve the following payroll and claims. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
Salaries Commissioners, 1521.80; Auditor, 2913.44; Treasurer, 3096.50; States Attorney, 2907.38; Assessor, 3280.05; Planning Commission, 199.87; Register of Deeds, 2972.51; Veteran Service Officer, 485.66; Sheriff, 10,022.99; Jail, 7133.63; Courthouse, 1237.60, Extension, 412.11. FICA & Medicare: First Dakota Bank, 2910.26. Retirement: SDRS, 2008.52. Insurance Reimbursement: 2930.29. Insurance: Lifestyle Health Insurance, 1459.18. AB Investigations, 1423.38; Avera Medical Group University, 2385.10; Avera Occupational Medicine, 73.55; Bob Barker, 499.67; Bomgaars Supply, 1.99; Chamberlain Building Supply, 28.69; Chamberlain Wholesale, 239.95; Dalldorf, Karisa,71.00; Department of Transportation, 43.62; First Dakota Bank, 272.42; Goehring, Nicholas, 54.20; Hanig, James, 58.40; Healy, Brandy, 55.88; Hein Law Office, 546.25; Howe, Dale, 65.12; Hughes County, 3982.50 Hutmacher Drilling, 143.37; Kotilinek, Lanette, 600.00; Maule, Theresa, 2368.05; Miller, Darrell, 5580.00; Ness, Sasha, 745.39; Northwestern, 3453.39; Odens, Alice, 50.84; Office Products Center, 1366.52; Papendick, Douglas, 360.50; Pennington County Jail, 136.50; Peterson, Stephanie, 50.84; Petty Cash, 198.53; Priebe, Doreen, 133.55; Redi Mix Inc, 180.00; Reliance Telephone Inc, 700.00; ROCS Dining Service, 2493.64; Ruggieri, Gina, 400.55; Sanford Health Network, 350.00; Sioux Nation Ag Center, 134.75; SD Association of County Commissioners, 1843.00; Shields Embroidery & Design, 30.00; Sinclair, Kraig, 75.20; SDSU Extension, 448.90; SD Veterans Service Officer, 100.00; Tech Solutions, 1152.99; Town of Pukwana, 78.78; United Laboratories, 422.44; Variety Plus, 59.98; Verizon Wireless, 70.88; VISA, 741.49; West Group, 1553.41; Willrodt Motor Company, 666.05; Winner Police Department, 1650.00; Zuercher Technologies, 6988.59.
ROAD & BRIDGE FUND
Salaries: 11,671.20. FICA & Medicare: First Dakota Bank, 913.23. Retirement: SDRS, 679.22. Insurance Reimbursement: 266.39. Insurance: 3355.78. B & L Communications, 758.25; Brooks Hardware, 441.42; Burke Oil Company, 20,332.00; Michelleís Market, 20.26; Northwestern, 189.35; RDO Equipment Company, 1395.53; VISA, 159.07.
Mitchell Regional 911, 14,331.84.
Salaries: 491.24. FICA & Medicare: First Dakota Bank, 37.58. Retirement: SDRS, 35.39. Attorney Generalís Office, 703.00.
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FUND
Salaries 555.80. FICA & Medicare: First Dakota Bank, 62.90. Retirement: SDRS, 33.35. Insurance Reimbursement: 266.39. Identisys, 125.00; Office Products Center, 94.95.
ROD MODERNIZATION & PRESERVATION FUND
PRIA, 60.00; SD Association of County Commissioners, 194.00.
Commisser Rasmussen moved and Commissioner Carson seconded to adjourn at 1:00pm with the next meeting being held on 8-20-2019 at 9:30 am. All members voted aye. Motion carried.
PAMELA PETRAK JAMES NESLADEK
BRULE COUNTY AUDITOR BOARD OF BRULE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS