The Ziebach County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:00 AM with Clinton Farlee, Bill Henderson, David Pesicka and Rick Farlee present; Phil Knife absent. Chairman C. Farlee called the meeting to order.
The following monies were on deposit as of the end of January 2020:
Cash on Hand $200.00
NSF Check (J.Knight) $194.47
Acct. Closed (D.Keckler) $202.80
Acct. Closed (M.Eaton) $146.00
In Transit $547.20
1st Financial Bank, Dupree $2,456.73
Money Market, Dupree $2,142,006.41
CD – 12 Month $139,550.83
CD – 18 Month $142,953.24
The following fees were reported for the month of January 2020:
Register of Deeds $2,430.50
MINUTES: Comm. R. Farlee moved to approve the minutes as presented, seconded by Comm. Pesicka, all voted aye, motion carried.
FUEL QUOTES: The following quotes for fuel and gas were received: Dupree Oil Co. – E-10 Gas, $2.27; Dyed P-40 DSL, $2.05. Farmers Union Oil Co. – NL Gas, $2.549; SNL Gas, $2.269; Dyed #1 DSL, $2.319; Dyed #2 DSL, $2.099. Comm. R. Farlee moved to accept the quote from Dupree Oil Co. for Diesel and the quotes from Farmers Union Oil Co. for gas. Seconded by Comm. Pesicka, all voted aye, motion carried.
VETERANS SERVICE OFFICER: Three applications were received. The Board will conduct interviews on March 5, 2020 starting at 2:00 PM.
ROAD MAINTENANCE BILL: A second request was received by the Hwy. Dept. to open a back road to a field. Comm. Pesicka moved to bill the landowner/requestor for the machine hours, seconded by Comm. Henderson, all voted aye, motion carried.
HWY. DEPT. REPORT: Jeff Jensen, Highway Superintendent reported on road maintenance, snow blower purchase and gravel availability.
INSURANCE PAYMENT: Ziebach County received $2585.73 from EMC insurance for the damage on the 2018 950GC CAT loader.
MOBILE HOME ABATEMENT: Comm. Henderson moved to approve the abatement application received from Denver Drageset for a mobile home that was destroyed by fire, seconded by Comm. R. Farlee, all voted aye, motion carried.
WIND ENERGY: Cheryl Laurenz-Bogue, States Attorney reviewed information received on Wind Energy development as it relates to site locations and possible County zoning.
SHERIFF REPORT: Gary Cudmore, Sheriff presented his monthly vehicle reports to the Board. He reported on recent thefts in the area and that the Deputy Sheriff will start next week.
GRAVEL REQUEST: Shawn Olsen, Bus Driver for Dupree School requested gravel on a mile of road south of Lantry which is now being used as a bus route. The Board approved the request and it will be completed when weather permits.
OPERATING TRANSFER: Comm. Henderson moved to transfer $6000.00 from the General Fund to the Emergency/Disaster Fund for operating expenses.
CAMERAS: Comm. Pesicka moved to hire Jeff Henderson to obtain and install 2 cameras, computer and program at the Highway Shop, not to exceed $2000.00. Seconded by Comm. R. Farlee, all voted aye, motion carried.
CLAIMS AUDITED: The following claims were audited and ordered paid:
PAYROLL BY DEPARTMENT:
Commissioners, 7378.52; Auditor, 5742.47; Treasurer, 7316.64; States Attorney, 4845.05; Courthouse, 2402.56; Director of Equalization, 5502.97; Register of Deeds, 5724.96; Sheriff, 9741.13; Coroner, 387.21; CHN/WIC, 2998.87; Extension, 2177.55; Road & Bridge, 27,412.08; Emergency/Disaster, 1086.25.
1ST FINANCIAL BANK, 18.00 DIRECT DEPOSIT FEES; 1ST FINANCIAL BANK USA, 100.00 RECERTIFICATIONS; AT&T MOBILITY, 157.71 AIRCARDS; BUTLER MACHINERY CO., 1765.26 REPAIRS; CONNECTING POINT, 11946.08 6 COMPUTERS & INSTALLATION; CRST TELEPHONE AUTHORITY, 792.90 PHONE & INTERNET; D & R PROPANE, INC., 691.07 PROPANE; DAKOTA BUSINESS CENTER, 450.09 SUPPLIES; DAKOTABILITIES, 180.00 CARE; DUPREE OIL LLC, 5171.95 DIESEL; DUPREE WATER DEPT., 230.00 WATER, SEWER & DUMPSTERS; CLINTON FARLEE, 8.40 MILEAGE; DENA FARLEE, 84.84 MILEAGE; RICK FARLEE, 20.16 MILEAGE; FARMERS UNION OIL CO., 3737.92 GAS, SUPPLIES & REPAIRS; CASEY GAGE, 33.00 CDL TEST; GLEDHILL ROAD MACHINERY , 692.12 REPAIRS; GOVERNORS INN, 154.00 LODGING; GROUP RESOURCES, INC., 4740.69 DEDUCTIBLE; GROUP RESOURCES OF IOWA, LLC, 150.00 MEDICAL EXPENSE RELIEF; BILL HENDERSON, 5.04 MILEAGE; VIRGINIA F. HERTEL, 11.10 POSTAGE; IRON HORSE AG SERVICES LLC, 525.74 SUPPLIES; LAWSON PRODUCTS, INC., 495.97 SUPPLIES; MARCO, 127.51 COPIER LEASE; MID-AMERICAN RESEARCH CHEMICAL, 141.23 SUPPLIES; MOREAU-GRAND ELECTRIC, 3210.24 ELECTRICITY; OFFICE OF CHILD & FAMILY SERVICE, 801.32 CHN PAYMENT; POSTMASTER, 103.00 STAMPS; POWERPLAN BF, 6373.12 WARRANTY & REPAIRS; PREMIER EQUIPMENT, 1849.84 SUPPLIES; SD DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, 2340.00 TELETYPE BILLING; SD SHERIFF’S ASSOCIATION, 584.03 2020 DUES ZIEBACH CO; SDSU EXTENSION, 10,310.00 2020 COUNTY 4-H ADVISOR SALARY; SERVALL 215.88 SUPPLIES; TYLER TECHNOLOGIES, INC., 620.00 PROGRAM RE-INSTALLATION; WEST RIVER EAGLE, 338.53 ADVERTISING; ZIEBACH COUNTY TREASURER, 179,009.70 2019 ADVANCE TAXES.
BUDGET SUPPLEMENT: Comm. Pesicka moved to acknowledge receipt of $1833.00 from the State Drug Control Fund for Charles Red Crow to attend the 2020 National Interdiction Conference and to supplement the Sheriff’s Budget as follows, seconded by Comm. Henderson, all voted aye, motion carried:
Public Safety – SHERIFF $1833.00
ASSESSOR’S SOFTWARE: Dena Farlee, Assessor met with the Board to discuss the implementation of the New Web Soil Survey and Soil Rating Tables. The Department of Revenue is requesting that every county have a GIS contract signed this year (Estimated cost to Ziebach County is $49,000.00). Ms. Farlee also explained the Vanguard program that a lot of Counties now use, it is compatible with GIS, and will assist with the county-wide re-evaluation. Comm. R. Farlee moved to approve the purchase of the Vanguard program with 5 year payments (approximately $4000 – $5000 per year), seconded by Comm. Pesicka, all voted aye, motion carried. She will obtain quotes for the GIS system.
MARCH MEETING: The March meeting of the Ziebach County Commissioners will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2020.
ADJOURNMENT: As there was no further business before the Board, Comm. Henderson moved to adjourn at 4:00 PM, seconded by Comm. R. Farlee, all vote aye, meeting adjourned.
/s/Cindy Longbrake, Auditor
/s/Clinton Farlee, Chairman