Aug. 7, 2018
AUGUST 7, 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 Kippley led the Pledge of Allegiance.
MINUTES: Moved by Fischbach, seconded by Hansen to approve the Joint City/County Meeting Minutes and the General Meeting Minutes of July 31, 2018. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
CLAIMS: Moved by Sutton, seconded by Kippley to approve the following claims:
Payroll: Payroll #16 - Commission $5,395.76; Auditor $8,151.54 Treasurer $13,446.49; States Attorney $22,056.43; SVAWA Grant $1,389.40; Maintenance $7,554.21; Assessor $12,638.72; Register of Deeds $7,439.39; Veterans Service Office $4,482.14; GIS $2,347.50; Information Technology $8,495.73; Human Resources $2,355.38; Sheriff $35,916.13; Jail $46,565.80; Court Security $5,476.61; JDC $23,082.01; Welfare Office $3,742.79; Museum $8,800.17; Parks & Fairgrounds $6,953.91; Fair Board $4,522.57; 4-H $1,280.01; Weed & Pest $7,649.77; Planning and Zoning $2,474.84; Highway $53,142.04; Communications $22,818.06; Emergency Management $4,039.58; Teen Court $455.55; 24/7 $3,213.74; Landfill $13,266.53.
Matching Benefits: FICA $20,114.25; Medicare $4,704.14; HSA $75.00.
Professional Fees: G3 Quad Freestyle $17,000.00; Aberdeen Advanced Care Ambulance $254.82; Brother’s Osborne $100,000.00; Carrels & Bain Family Dental $1,490.76; Casey Donahew Band $20,000.00; Century Business Products $130.00; Chase Rice $67,500.00; Chris Lane $30,000.00; Dohrer Law Office $2,782.40; Blake Eisenbeisz, Jr. $100.00; Granger Smith $40,000.00; Lisa Harry $40.00; Insurance Plus $564.71; John King $7,500.00; DaRae Jones $40.00; Jamie Jones $150.00; Cathy Jorgenson $40.00; Dana Larson $50.00; Nyla Olauson $40.00; On the Run $377.53; One Source $125.00 Pop Evil $15,000.00; Richardson, Wyly, Wise & Sauck $1,943.25; RodeoReady $425.00; Sanford Clinic $166.00; Sanford Health $98.72; Sanford Home Medical Equipment $286.85; SD Dept. of Revenue $780,933.94; Christy Griffin-Serr Law Office $493.50; Siegel, Barnett & Schutz $1,937.63; Skillet $65,000.00; Taliaferro Law Firm $4,263.90; Joni Wileman $50.00.
Publishing: Aberdeen American News $541.18; Groton Independent $468.33; Midstates Printing $4,964.95.
Rentals: NB Golf $17,700.00; Vision Communications $2,250.00; Dakota Electronics $107.50; Pantorium $118.40.
Repairs & Maintenance: Aberdeen Plumbing & Heating $1,260.80; Auto Glass Solutions $40.00; Butler Machinery $18.57; Crawford Trucks $2,250.17; Dakota Electronics $405.00; DFP $31.24; Dakota Pump $1,414.80; Digi Security $20,395.75; Ecolab $260.70; Exhaust Pros $342.40; Graham Tire $14.98; Great Western Tire $3.00; Hanten’s Repair $110.00; House of Glass $665.58; Innovative Masonry Restoration $123,032.00; Allen Klinger $149.09; Leidholt Electric $102.04; Light & Siren $26.00; Mission Creek Ranch $80,000.00; Pauer Sound & Music $1,700.00; PowerPlan $11,046.40; Pro Ag Supply $262.09; Running’s $402.94; Thee Glass Doktor $45.00; Volk Upholstery $100.00; Woodman Refrigeration $1,420.60.
Supplies: A& B Business $70.26; A-1 Locksmithing $24.00; ADAPCO $3,025.00; AgTegra $28,068.10; Artz Equip. $377.58; Bakken Build Maint. $500.00; Butler Machinery $725.43; Cash-Wa $6,962.90; Center Printing $266.55; Crawford Trucks $8,214.59; Crossroad Station Music $3,000.00; Dakota Electronics $151.00; DFP $2,699.04; Dean Foods $652.81; Earthgrains $654.60; Farm Power Mfg. $1,268.42; Fastenal $687.14; Fire Safety First $18.45; Geffdog $4,317.30; Kristen Gonsoir $39.65; GovConnection $730.18; Great Western Tire $1,011.57; Hanten’s Repair $124.55; Heartland Paper $1,623.97; Hedahl’s $16.14; Interstate Battery System $589.75; Jebro $60,287.70; Delaney & Delilah Johnston $300.00; Klein’s $50.00; LabSource $434.57; LG Everist $3,664.01; Lien Transportation $1,821.60; Light & Siren $203.00; Mac’s $801.29; Menards $581.14; Midstates Printing $226.00; Mark Milbrandt $53.78; On The Run $622.47; Pantorium $91.00; PowerPlan $3,713.58; Reliable Backline $1,850.00; Running’s $1,448.64; SD Dept. of Revenue $440.00; Thee Glass Doktor $50.00; Van Diest Supply Co. $1,788.00; Volk Upholstery $75.00; WH Petting Zoo $2,000.00; Zastrow’s Sales & Service $79.47.
Travel & Conference: Blake Eisenbeisz, Jr. $55.93; DaRae Jones $54.24; Cathy Jorgenson $23.69; Mark Milbrandt $416.00.
Utilities: Aberdeen City Treasurer $1,946.70; AT&T $279.35; BDM Rural Water $42.50; CenturyLink $49.23; Midcontinent $308.80; NWPS $13,787.33; Town of Frederick $50.00.
Other: Aberdeen City Fire Dept. $85,951.74; Aberdeen Rural Fire Dept. $15,677.16; Claremont Fire Dist. $3,317.48; Columbia Fire Dist. $7,833.11; Conde Rural Fire Dist. $752.55; Frederick Fire Dist. $6,919.30; Marcella Gab $30.00; Groton Area Fire Dist. $15,256.79; Hecla Fire Dist. $5,500.94; Hutterville Fire Dist. $485.48; SDACO $996.00; Stratford Fire Dist. $5,563.54; Warner Fire Dist. $6,305.22.
Improvements Other Than Building: Karlen Electric $36,330.04. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
HR REPORT: Moved by Hansen, seconded by Kippley to approve the following Commission Assistant/HR Office Report, which includes the following personnel changes:
Approve hiring Mandy Livingston as full-time Dispatcher, effective August 13, 3018 @ $16.46 per hour.
Approve hiring Jennifer Kamin and Kaylee Moench as part-time 24/7 Sobriety employees, effective August 7, 3018 @ $13.69 per hour.
Approve over-time request for Sarah Hartje and McKenzie Bierman during Fair Week.
Approve the following Employee Step Increases, effective August 12, 2018: Scott Kolb @ $25.81 per hour; Sherri Rawstern @ $18.07 per hour; Gavin Wright @ $21.68 per hour; Mike Hill @ $21.68 per hour; Brandon Black @ $22.37 per hour; Mike Rohrbach @ $18.43 per hour.
Approve hiring the following temporary Fair employees, effective August 13, 2018: Ticket Sales - Linda McDryer, McKenzie Kapcho, Julie LaJoie, Malerie Henschel, Marie VanOuden @ $12.00 per hour; Gate B security - George Dennert, Augustine Leal, Steve Smith @ $12.00 per hour; Sanitation for midway – Nick Pharris @ $12.00 per hour, Tim Norton @ $10.00 per hour.
All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
FAIR CONTRACTS: Moved by Sutton, seconded by Fischbach to approve and authorize the Chair sign the following contracts for the 2018 Brown County Fair: Carrie Hansen, Tayler Wolff @ $40.00 (judges); Aberdeen Fire & Rescue at $75.00 per hour (standby ambulance). All members present voting aye. Motion carried. Moved by Fischbach, seconded by Sutton to amend the judging fee from $30.00 to $40.00 on contracts previously approved for the following: JaNann Jones, Marsha Braun, Ashley Smith, Stu Swenson, Marilyn Maloney, Duane Jark, Linda Gengerke, Becky Erickson, Alicia Schmitz, Karen Mikkelson, Gweneth Hansen, Evalyn Smith, Ann Gibbs, Carol Hein, Ellen Schlosser, Amy Fischer, Janet Elsen, Courtney Wolff and Keyli Sawatsky. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
TOWNSHIP BOND: Moved by Kippley, seconded by Hansen to approve the following Township Bond (Treasurer and Clerk): GROTON #17- Joyce Walter, Jeff Howard. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
LEASE OPTION RACE TRACK: Moved by Sutton, seconded by Kippley to approve and authorize the Chair sign renewal option for 2019 (year four (final) of the four one-year options), submitted by Scott Neuendorf DBA Bullet Sports for lease of the car racing facilities at the Brown County Fairgrounds. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
FAIR SPECIAL EVENT TEMPORARY LIQUOR LICENSE: Moved by Kippley, seconded by Sutton to table application, submitted by Regency Midwest Ventures LP for a temporary Liquor License for Special Event at the Fair, due to proper licenses and permits not obtained, as stipulated in minutes of July 24, 2018. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
RFP-INDIGENT DEFENSE SERVICES: Time and place, as advertised to open, read and consider Requests for Proposals for Indigent Defense Services in Brown County. One RFP was received. Moved by Kippley, seconded by Hansen to table consideration of RFP for Indigent Defense Services until August 14, 2018. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
SDPAA ELECTION: Moved by Kippley, seconded by Fischbach to defer submitting board member nomination until November 13, 2018. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
BUILDING PURCHASE: Moved by Hansen, seconded by Sutton to authorize Chairman Fjeldheim sign all necessary documents on behalf of Brown County to complete the purchase of 122 and 124 S First Street (Lots 5-6, Block 15, Original Plat to the City of Aberdeen, SD) from Reunion Student Loan Finance Corporation in total amount of $800,000.00 (2018 @ $170,000.00; 2019 @ $210,000.00; 2020 @ $210,000.00; 2021 @ $210,000.00 plus 3% interest). All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
EXECUTIVE SESSION:Moved by Kippley, seconded by Hansen to go into executive session to consult with legal counsel, per SDCL 1-25-2(3) with Chris White 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 Fischbach, seconded by Sutton to adjourn the Brown County Commission at 10:31 a.m. All members present voting aye. Motion carried.
Maxine Fischer, Brown County Auditor
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