May 15, 2018
MAY 15, 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 Sutton led the Pledge of Allegiance.
MINUTES: Moved by Kippley, seconded by Fischbach to approve the General Meeting Minutes of May 8, 2018. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
CLAIMS: Moved by Sutton, seconded by Hansen to approve the following claims:
Payroll: Commission $5,395.76; Auditor $8,498.26; Treasurer $14,035.00; States Attorney $22,749.46; SVAWA Grant $1,282.08; Maintenance $7,724.99; Assessor $11,844.01; Register of Deeds $9,518.93; Veterans Service Office $4,274.67; GIS $2,347.50; Information Technology $8,096.94; Human Resources $1,442.55; Sheriff Admin $32,992.59; Jail $53,157.30; JDC $23,357.89; Welfare Office $3,742.79; Museum $7,842.12; Parks & Fairgrounds $6,126.87; Fair Board $3,784.24; 4-H $605.20; Weed & Pest $695.43; Planning and Zoning $2,474.84; Highway $51,899.02; Communications $25,926.37; Emergency Management $4,039.59; Teen Court $251.19; 24/7 $3,196.64; Landfill $14,212.78.
Matching Benefits: FICA $19,568.68; Medicare $4,576.57; HSA $100.00.
Insurance: SD Public Assurance Alliance $212.96.
Professional Fees: Trent Anderson $65.00; Avera Queen of Peace $152.00; Rebecca Backous $20.00; Billy Benefiel $20.00; Kiya Quiram-Bierman $29.40; Certified Languages $1,331.55; Dennis Chasteen $20.00; Compass Counseling $1,800.00; Dakota Counseling Group $1,800.00; Victoria Ettles $20.00; Helms & Assoc. $9,710.00; Mark Katterhagen $30.00; Kuusakoski $6,527.45; Lucy Lewno $320.00; Lincoln Co. Treasurer $433.00; Darcy Lockwood $30.00; Alexis Luce $20.00; Minnehaha Co. Auditor $312.85; Josephine Potratz $58.54; PRCA $1,600.00; Cassandra Rappe $20.00; Alicia Retzlaff $38.80; Sanford Health Occupational Medicine $226.00; SD Dept. of Revenue & Regulation $638,936.92; Tammy Stolle Court Reporting $104.40; WPRA $150.00; Yankton Co. Sheriff Office $100.00; Sara Zahn $106.40.
Publishing: Aberdeen American News $2,296.27; Dakota Broadcasting $1,400.00; Forum $34.10; Gannett WI Media $30.22; Groton Independent $384.96; Hub City Radio $1,050.00; Rapid City Journal $27.42.
Rentals: 446-Praxair $24.09.
Repairs & Maintenance: Aberdeen Plumbing & Heating $1,463.39; B & B Contracting $350.00; Clark Engineering $2,660.00; Dakota Pump & Control $450.00; DMI $14,200.00; Farm Power Mfg. $20.00; Farnams $108.80; G & K Services $282.44; GCR Tires $489.21; Helms & Assoc. $2,059.30; Olson’s Pest Techs $825.00; Overhead Door $408.16; Pantorium Cleaners $44.00; Pierson-Ford $48.45; PowerPlan $5,254.04; Pressure Washer $91.50; Sterling Solutions $750.00; TranSource $7,998.18; Volk Upholstery $60.00; Wally’s Skid Steer Service $507.50; Walth Safety Service $118.75.
Supplies: A-1 Locksmithing $9.00; Aberdeen Transmission $75.77; AgTegra $7,984.75; Bashaar Al-Sumurrai $75.00; Auto Zone $26.99; Bob Barker $2,458.03; Cash-Wa $5,708.25; Century Business Products $1,056.68; Dakota Oil $78.23; DSG $27.00; Farm Power Mfg. $341.44; Farnams $255.80; Fastenal $184.92; GovConnection $274.60; Heartland Paper $1,405.28; Kessler’s $22.27; Klein’s $200.00; Ladner Electric $860.23; Lar-Jo’s $400.20; Lucy Lewno $11.44; Kenneth Lynch $750.00; Marco $53.97; Menards $10.66; Constalita Mendoza $30.00; Midstates Printing $26.70; Midwest Art Conservation Center $100.00; NVC $26.25; Satellite Tracking $208.00; Stan Houston Equip. $530.88; TranSource $1,890.38; Volk Upholstery $30.00; West Payment Center $1,733.34.
Travel & Conference: SDSU Extension $69.63; Winner Police Dept. $67.20.
Utilities: Aberdeen City Treasurer $352.08; City of Hecla $288.69; Exec. Mgmt $119.66; Northern Electric $2,329.03; NWPS $1,152.06; NVC $614.99; Verizon $200.05.
Other: Safe Harbor $1,066.00; SDACO $908.00. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
HR REPORT: Moved by Fischbach, seconded by Hansen to approve the following Commission Assistant/HR Office Report, which includes the following personnel changes:
Approve hiring Morgan Black as full-time Deputy for Courthouse Security, effective May 21, 2018 @ $21.33 per hour.
Approve hiring Presley Mittelstadt as seasonal Fair social media Intern, effective May 21, 2018 @ $11.63 per hour.
Acknowledge resignation of Joselyn Underberg, effective May 13, 2018; and further approve request to fill vacancy.
Approve the following Employee Step Increases, effective May 20, 2018: David Bruckner @ $21.08 per hour, Tracy Engquist @ $16.98 per hour, Christeen Krahl @ $17.52 per hour, Jonathan Waller @ $18.16 per hour, Troy Grote @ $18.43 per hour.
All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
INVENTORY TRANSFER: Moved by Fischbach, seconded by Hansen to approve inventory transfer of Decal #3402 2012 Chev Impala (42145) from Sheriff Department to Commission. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
AUDITORS REPORT OF ACCOUNT: Moved by Hansen, seconded by Kippley to approve the April 2018 Auditor’s Report of Account with the County Treasurer in total amount of $30,767,628.81 (total amount of actual cash @ $4,906.40, Cash items (bad checks) @ $93.60, US Bank @ $221,024.93, Dacotah Bank @ $21,744,478.99, Petty Cash/Change Funds @ $2,600.00, Fund Investments @ $8,794,524.89). All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
SHERIFF REPORTS: Moved by Hansen, seconded by Sutton to approve the following April 2018 Sheriff Reports: Incidents and offenses, Prisoner care, JDC, and Money deposited with the County Treasurer. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
FAIR CONTRACTS: Moved by Fischbach, seconded by Sutton to approve and authorize the Chair sign the following contracts for the 2018 Brown County Fair: Brothers Osborne @ $100,000.00 (entertainment); Brown County 4-H Leaders Association @ $5,350.00 (premiums); Korkow Rodeos LLC @ $33,500.00 (rodeo stock); T & K Rentals @ $14,729.00 (tent rental); Crossroad Station LLC @ $3,000.00 (entertainment); Aberdeen Lions Club @ $500.00 (gate control); SD Snow Queen @ $1,000.00 (gate control); Marilyn Maloney, Stu Swenson, Ashley Smith, Marsha Braun @ $30.00 each, JaNann Jones @ $40.00, Adam Bierstedt, Brad Bennett,Lisa Fedeler @ $100.00 each, Jeremy Geske @ $150.00, Ethan Johnson @ $275.00 (judges). All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
SPECIAL MALT BEVERAGE LICENSE: Moved by Kippley, seconded by Sutton to approve and authorize the Chair sign application for a Special Malt Beverage License, submitted by A-Town Roller Girlz for special event to be held at the Expo Building on June 9, 2018, June 23, 2018 and September 8, 2018. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
ORD 117- FIRST READING: Moved by Sutton, seconded by Hansen to approve First Reading of Ordinance #117, An Ordinance to amend Title 4 – Zoning, Second Revision Brown County Ordinances, to rezone the following described property from its present zoning designation of Chapter 4.06 (AG-P) Agricultural Preservation District to Chapter 4.07 (M-AG) Mini-Agricultural District: Lot 2 Schinkel Second Subdivision in the E ½ E ½ of Sec 35-T122N-R61W of the 5th P.M., Brown County, SD (14187 and 14184 405th Ave). All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
ORD 118- FIRST READING: Moved by Fischbach, seconded by Kippley to approve First Reading of Ordinance #117, An Ordinance to amend Title 4 – Zoning, Second Revision Brown County Ordinances, to rezone the following described property from its present zoning designation of Chapter 4.06 (AG-P) Agricultural Preservation District to Chapter 4.07 (M-AG) Mini-Agricultural District: Lots 1-4 & 7-8 of Camelot Subdivision and Lot 5 of Sperry First Subdivision of Camelot Subdivision in the SE ¼ of Sec 19-T123N-R62W of the 5th P.M., Brown County, SD (Sperry Lane Road). All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
ILLEGAL DUMPING: Ron Kramer met to explain that he had just recently moved to Aberdeen and apologized for dumping illegally at the Fairgrounds Dumpster Site.
EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE: Moved by Sutton, seconded by Hansen to approve and authorize the Chair sign Contract with Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield for employee health insurance coverage, effective July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019 (increasing family premium county match to 55% of base plan). All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
JOINT ABERDEEN CITY/BROWN COUNTY JURISDICTION: Mr. and Mrs. Dustin Tople met to explain the difficulties they are having with stipulations within the three mile joint Aberdeen City/Brown County Planning & Zoning jurisdiction. The Commission recommended that they also meet with the Aberdeen City Council to explain the situation.
APPLICATION FOR OCCUPANCY: Moved by Sutton, seconded by Kippley to approve application, submitted by Northern Valley Communications for occupancy of Brown County Hwy #13W in Sec 33/4-T124/123N-R63W of the 5th P.M, Brown County, SD to provide telecommunication services. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
EXECUTIVE SESSION: Moved by Sutton, seconded by Hansen to go into executive session to consult with attorney, per SDCL 1-25-2(3) with Chris White, Roland Henry (first year law student observing in Brown County) 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; requesting that Ag Land Assessment discussion be placed on the May 22, 2018 agenda in anticipation of response from the letter sent to the SD Department of Revenue.
ADJOURNMENT: Moved by Sutton, seconded by Hansen to adjourn the Brown County Commission at 9:58 a.m. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
Maxine Fischer, Brown County Auditor
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