Feb. 6, 2018
FEBRUARY 6, 2018 – GENERAL MEETING
Meeting called to order by Commission Chair Fjeldheim at 8:45 A.M. in the Commissioner’s Chambers, Courthouse Annex, Brown County, SD. Present were Commissioners Hansen, Sutton, Fischbach and Kippley. Commissioner Fischbach led the Pledge of Allegiance.
MINUTES: Moved by Kippley, seconded by Hansen to approve the General Meeting Minutes of January 30, 2018. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
CLAIMS: Moved by Fischbach, seconded by Sutton to approve the following claims:
Payroll: Commission $5,395.76; Auditor $8,267.68; Treasurer $13,684.14; States Attorney $23,097.28; SVAWA Grant $1,282.08; Maintenance $7,706.61; Assessor $11,840.02; Register of Deeds $9,497.34; Veterans Service Office $4,391.21; GIS $2,347.50; Information Technology $7,807.46; Human Resources $3,185.79; Sheriff Admin $38,338.92; Jail $52,406.51; Coroner $300.00; JDC $24,182.72; Welfare Office $2,712.19; Museum $8,185.51; Parks & Fairgrounds $4,807.35; Fair Board $3,811.91; 4-H $608.04; Planning and Zoning $1,903.34; Highway $46,034.19; Communications $25,063.99; Emergency Management $4,039.58; Teen Court $340.60; 24/7 $3,304.43; Landfill $11,524.52.
Matching Benefits: FICA $19,191.55; Medicare $4,488.33; HSA $75.00.
Professional Fees: Aberdeen Advanced Care Ambulance $675.22; AAHRA $25.00; APCO $828.00; Avera St. Luke’s $2,160.18; Kristi Brandt $169.40; Carlsen Funeral Home $189.00; CPI $150.00; Ryan Dell $122.20; Digi Security Systems $3,180.00; Fox & Youngberg $562.46; GovConnection $3,230.37; Haar Law Firm $555.54; KCH Law $341.55; Kennedy Pier Knoff Loftus $172.20; Kuck Law Office $2,590.20; Jerald McNeary $6,285.60; Mikelson Law Office $118.68; Richardson, Wyly, Wise & Sauck $1,757.80; Sanford Clinic $1,113.30; Sanford Health $16,348.82; SD Dept. of Revenue & Regulation $3,621.09; SD Jr Point Show $400.00; Christy Griffin-Serr Law Office $775.50; Stoddard Law Office $1,551.94; Taliaferro Law Firm $709.70; WSP $6,011.31.
Publishing: Aberdeen American News $875.72; Groton Independent $107.33; Midstates Printing $650.00.
Repairs & Maintenance: Aberdeen Plumbing & Heating $272.04; Commercial Electronics $5,550.00; DFP $71.16; Galls $485.00; Great Western Tire $20.00; HF Jacobs & Son Construction $310.00; Kustom Signals $1,691.00; Marco $164.54; PowerPlan $10,164.30; Running’s $599.92; Vosika Fencing $594.00.
Supplies: A&B Business $810.42; AGTEGRA $4,926.00; Ameripride $242.13; Bakken Build Maint. $500.00; Carlsen Funeral Home $375.00; DFP $2,092.26; Fastenal $356.68; Ferguson Enterprises $74.21; Galls $3.99; Great Western Tire $21,657.84; Hedahl’s $10.47; HF Jacobs & Son Construction $2,543.08; LabSource $520.40; LG Everist $3,698.34; Mac’s $1,306.89; Menards $13.97; Midstates Printing $98.80; Pantorium Cleaners $21.00; Parcel Erickson $175.00; PowerPlan $1,024.09; Running’s $1,279.33; Ultramax $1,824.00; US Postmaster $214.00; Western Detention Products $123.50; Zastrow’s Sales & Service $119.31.
Travel & Conference: Sarah Hartje $36.19.
Utilities: Aberdeen City $1,166.58; AT&T $205.78; BDM Rural Water $36.00; CenturyLink $283.84; Midcontinent $668.92; Northern Electric $1,200.00; NWPS $12,154.44; Town of Frederick $50.00.
Machinery & Equip.: Active Data Systems $3,174.56.
All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
HR REPORT: Moved by Sutton, seconded by Hansen to approve the following Commission Assistant/HR Office Report, which includes the following personnel changes:
Approve the following Employee Step Increases, effective February 11, 2018: Brian Koens @ $24.16 per hour, Nicholas Juenger @ $19.38 per hour, Linn Kamin @ $22.07 per hour, Brad Nehlich @ $19.41 per hour.
All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
BID – HIGHWAY TUCK POINTING PROJECT: Moved by Hansen, seconded by Kippley to authorize advertising public hearing to open, read and consider bids for Masonry/Tuck Pointing Brown County Highway Building; to be held on February 27, 2018 at 8:45 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Chambers, Courthouse Annex, Brown County, SD. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
QUIT CLAIM DEED: Moved by Sutton, seconded by Hansen to declare the following tax deed properties surplus for purpose of donation to the City of Columbia and City of Claremont and authorize the Chairman sign Quit Claim Deeds: Columbia City: Lots 121, 123, 125 and 127 James Street Peck’s First Addition to Columbia, according to the plat thereof of record, Brown County, South Dakota. Claremont City: Lots 15 and 16 Block 12 Original Plat to Claremont, according to the plat thereof of record, Brown County, South Dakota. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
ABATEMENTS: Moved by Kippley, seconded by Fischbach to approve and authorize the Chair sign the following Abatement: South Dakota Housing Authority @ $95.57 (solid waste payable 2018) exempt. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
SURPLUS PROPERTY: Moved by Fischbach, seconded by Sutton to declare a Fellows 99CI Shredder from the Welfare Office surplus for disposal at the Landfill. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
JDAI MOU: Moved by Sutton, seconded by Fischbach to approve the authorized signatories on the JDAI Committee Memorandum of Understanding. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
TEEN COURT: Karly Winter, Deputy State’s Attorney, met to discuss the low numbers in juveniles enrolled in Teen Court due to the Juvenile Justice Reform changes, and also discussed some of the resources offered in the Teen Court program.
EXECUTIVE SESSION: Moved by Sutton, seconded by Kippley to go into executive session to consult with attorney, per SDCL 1-25-2(3) and to discuss contract, per SDCL 1-25-2(3) with Karly Winter, Gary Vetter, Paul Sivertsen, Mark Milbrandt and Judy Dosch. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
The Chair declared the executive session closed, with no action taken as a result of the discussion.
COURT SECURITY: Judy Dosch, Paul Sivertsen and Mark Milbrandt, met to give an update on current Court Security project costs.
COURT SECURITY FUNDING/2018 BUDGET: Moved by Kippley, seconded by Hansen to reallocate 7% of each county department’s Supplies and Materials line item and $20,000 of Judicial Books and Subscriptions line item for anticipated costs associated with court-ordered courthouse security. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
BID COUNTY ROAD 14 PROJECT: Moved by Hansen, seconded by Sutton to authorize advertising public hearing to open, read and consider sealed bids for the County Road 14 Project, to be held in the Brown County Commission Chambers, Courthouse Annex, Brown County, SD on February 27, 2018 at 9:15a.m. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
BRIDGE DELETION: Commissioner Fischbach offered the following Resolution:
RESOLUTION # 06-18
RESOLUTION TO DELETE BRIDGE FROM NBIS
The Brown County Board of Commissioners is in agreement with SDDOT that the following structures should be deleted from the National Bridge Inventory System (NBIS) for the following reason:
STRUCTURE ID, LOCATION AND REASON FOR DELETION: 07-270-417 (Bridge #117) 3 miles West and 0.3 miles north of Ferney, SD. Structure has been replaced with culverts that no longer meet NBIS length requirements.
The Commission is aware of the following stipulations once a structure is deleted from the NBIS Inventory:
1. Federal Bridge funds will not be available for structure replacement or rehabilitation, and
2. The structures will only be added to the Inventory following replacement, using County funds.
Seconded by Commissioner Kippley. Roll call vote: Commissioners Hansen-aye, Kippley-aye, Fischbach-aye, Sutton-aye, Fjelheim-aye. Resolution adopted.
EXECUTIVE SESSION: Moved by Sutton, seconded by Kippley to go into executive session to discuss contract, per SDCL 1-25-2(3) with Karly Winter and Gary Vetter in attendance. All members present voting aye. Motion carried. The Chair declared the executive session closed, with no action taken as a result of the discussion.
ADJOURNMENT: Moved by Kippley, seconded by Sutton to adjourn the Brown County Commission at 10:50 a.m. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
Sara Swisher, Brown County Deputy Auditor
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