Custer County Commission Meeting Minutes (Wednesday, May 9, 2018)

Members present:
Commissioners Travis Bies, Phil Lampert, Jesse Sorenson, Jim Lintz, Mark Hartman and State’s Attorney
Tracy Kelley.

A. Commission Meeting was called to order at 8:00 AM followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

B. Adopting of the agenda
Chairman Lampert called for any corrections to the agenda. With no corrections, the agenda will
stand as presented.

C. Consent Agenda

Motion by Lintz and seconded by Bies to approve the April 25, 2018 commission meeting minutes
and the April 25, 2018 County Board of Equalization minutes. Motion carried, unanimous. Motion
by Lintz and seconded by Bies to approve the following vouchers and travel requests. Motion
carried, unanimous.

Travel requests approved: Patty Caster, Julie Jenniges and Amanda Pierce to Vanguard User’s
meeting in Oacoma, SD, at a cost of $821.70; Mike Carter to Type 3 Team Deployment in Madison,
SD, at no cost; Jeremy Uphoff, Wanda Gramkow and Monica DeNardis to SDACO Deputy
Workshop in Pierre, SD, at a cost of $611.97; Gary Woodford to SDACHS 34th Annual Summer
Meeting in Pierre, SD, at a cost of $200; Cathy Carter to SDACHS Office Personnel Workshop in
Pierre, SD, at a cost of $250.
Vouchers approved as follows:

PAYROLL: Commissioner’s $1,681.28; Auditor $11,889.41; Treasurer $3,824.73; IST $1,693.92; State’s
Attorney $4,765.14; Courthouse Building $2,116.84; Director of Equalization $4,238.07; Register of
Deeds $5,307.95; Veterans Service $595.68; Human Resource $537.97; Sheriff $16,075.84; Nurse
$488.86; Library $3,641.56; Extension $701.29; Weed & Pest $1,128.18; Planning $2,756.73; Highway &
Bridge $16,730.94; Emergency Management $1,305.31; 24/7 $811.90; Communications/911 $7,153.38

GENERAL FUND: SD State Treasurer $7.63

COMMISSIONERS: Southern Hills Publishing $1,225.67; SDACO $4,024

CONTINGENCY: New York Life $126.00

COURT: Beesley Law $440; Skinner Law $296.91; Garland Goff $1,178.10; Angela Colbath $1,117.10

AUDITOR: SDACO $250; LCA Bank $78.29; Golden West $173.75; Ricoh $.06

TREASURER: A & B Business $1.87; SDACO $250; Golden West $173.73
IST: Golden West $69.50

STATE’S ATTORNEY: Bridgette Banks $62.40; Southern Hills Publishing $21.89;
First Western Insurance $50; Lexi Nexis $289; Secretary of State $30.00; Luke Yellow Robe $1,500; Heath
Waddell $338.56; Golden West $37; Culligan $37; Rapid City Police Dept. $37

COURTHOUSE BUILDING: Southern Hills Publishing $31; Custer True Value $88.35; Black Hills Industries
$238; Golden West $334.76

DIRECTOR OF EQUALIZATION: Custer True Value $17.98; Golden West $208.47; Vanguard Appraisals
$9,850

REGISTER OF DEEDS:A & B Business $20.12; SDACO $250; Golden West $138.99

VETERANS SERVICES: Golden West $34.76

PREDATORY ANIMAL: SD Dept of Game Fish & Parks $827.20

INFO TECHNOLOGY: Active Data Systems $3,066; Golden West Technologies $1,940; A & B Business
$1,403.26; Golden West Telecommunications $10; Ricoh $5.41

SHERIFF: Black Hills Energy $95.99; Defensive Edge Training $265; A & B Business $63.54; Innovative
Office Solutions $150.03; Sherry Weber $33; Golden West $351.44; Culligan $46.50; A to Z Shredding
$40; Great Western Tire $1,298.20 Axon Ent. $3,888

PRISONER CARE: Manlove Psychciatric $59.90; Innovative Office Solutions $140; Ann Allen $150;
Christine Peters $75; Rapid City Police $140

AIRPORT: QT POD $818.79; Custer Gas $256.71; Custer True Value $68.09; Jenner Equipment $647.79;
Rock Solid Enterprises $2,796; Golden West $198.85; MG Oil $3,281.90; Mark & Shannon Stites $3,000

LIBRARY: Dakota Business Center $1,122.32; Mt Rushmore Telephone $112.55; Golden West $281.10

CULTURE/RECREATION: Southern Hills Publishing $87; Custer True Value $8.49; Lynn’s Dakotamart
$30.72

EXTENSION: A & B Business $17.89; Golden West $220.56

WEED & PEST: A & B Business $8.11; Golden West $48.69; SD Association of County Weed & Pest $150

PLANNING: Golden West $138.99

COUNTY ROAD & BRIDGE: Bierschbach Equipment $470; Black Hills Energy $192.74; Butler Machinery
$936; Custer Do It Best $13.40; Southern Hills Publishing $32.40; Custer True Value $82.51; Eddie’s Truck
Sales $913.35; French Creek Loggers $54.89; Fastenal $12.61; Dakota Supply $28.23; Interstate Batteries
$116.95; Lynn’s Dakotamart $15.96; Mt Rushmore Telephone $114.65; Ranchers Feed & Seed $18; S & B
Motor Parts $464.78; SD Assoc County Comm $75; SD Dept of Transportation $432.96; Kieffer Sanitation
$152.79; Servall Towel & Linen $101.44; Town of Buffalo Gap $54; Snap on Tools $256.75; Southern Hills
Rock & Gravel $16,750; Golden West $272.69; Lyle Signs $606.92; Culligan $40; Matco Tools $291.65;
MG Oil $186.82; Great Western Tire $4,957.60; Forward Distributing $45.15; CBH Cooperative
$1,621.72; Anderson Auto Sales $32

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT): Richard Smith $116.80; James Strain
$183.60; Robert Rendon $50.40

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: Southern Hills Publishing $170; Custer True Value $29.98; Lynn’s
Dakotamart $371.92; SD Emergency Management $95; Kathy Glines $232.92; Sam Smolnisky $94.72;
Golden West $104.25

BUILDING: Custer City $199.39; Custer True Value $77.62; Sander Sanitation $334.94; Adtech $4,638.98

ROD MODERNIZATION & PRESERVATION: Microfilm Imaging Systems $822.25

EMERGENCY LINE: Jonathan Mosely $1000; Rushmore Communication $294; A & B Business $16.02;
Innovative Office Solutions $105.65; Golden West $1,375.99; Culligan $33.50; RT Communications
$23.07D. Conflict of Interest Declarations – Phil Lampert stated a conflict of interest with the public hearing
to vacate Plat of Tatanka Spirit Subdivision & Tatanka Spirit Subdivision, Phase II

E. Highway

1. Motion by Bies and seconded by Lintz to approve and authorize the chairman to sign the
Agreement to Provide for the Striping and Continuing Maintenance of County Roads within
Custer County. Motion carried, unanimous.
2. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson to approve the Application for Occupancy on the
Right of Way of County Highways from Fall River Water User’s District for a pipeline crossing on
Highway Number 719 in Section 6, Township 5, Range 8, Custer County, South Dakota. Motion
carried, unanimous.
3. Gary Woodford, Highway Superintendent gave an annual report. Woodford explained how
monies had been spent the previous year and reported that the county received three grants
this year for bridges. Two of the grants are for bridge preservation and the third grant is for a
bridge replacement. The new motor grader that was purchased is scheduled to be delivered on
Thursday, May 10th
.
4. Woodford informed the commission that Mark Jurrens has been hired as an Equipment
Operator and will begin employment with the county on May 14, 2018.
5. Caley Buckert, Weed Supervisor, gave an update on the weed department. Buckert has sent out
a letter to all land owners in Custer County advising the land owner’s responsibility to control
weeds on their property. There will be a landowner workshop at Argyle on Friday, May 18,
2018 starting at 9 a.m. and lunch will be provided. Buckert also stated there is a grant to help
cover costs of chemicals used to spray weeds. Land owners need to turn in receipts to Buckert
to receive the 50% reimbursement through the grant.

F. Public Hearing
– Vacate Plat of Tatanka Spirit Subdivision & Tatanka Spirit Subdivision
Chairman Lampert turned the meeting over to Vice Chairman Lintz. The public hearing was opened
and there was no attendance to oppose the vacation of the plat. Motion by Hartman and seconded
by Bies to approve Resolution 2018-08. Motion carried, Lampert abstained.
RESOLUTION 2018-08
A RESOLUTION BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS OF CUSTER COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA, TO
VACATE THE PLATS OF
TATANKA SPIRIT SUBDIVISION & TATANKA SPIRIT SUBDIVISION, PHASE II

WHEREAS, a petition has been filed with Custer County requesting vacation of the following
described plats, to-wit:

TATANKA SPIRIT SUBDIVISION & TATANKA SPIRIT SUBDIVISION, PHASE II
Located in Sections 1, 12, & 13, Township 6 South, Range 6 East, BHM, Custer County
recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Custer County, South Dakota in Book 12 of
Plats, pages 314 and 390.

WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners (Board) has the authority to approve the
vacation of any recorded plat that lies outside a municipality, either in whole or in part, in
accordance with SDCL 11-3-21.1; and

WHEREAS, Rogers-Scull LLC, a South Dakota limited liability company is the record owner of
the properties contained within said plats sought to be vacated; and

WHEREAS, the publication of legal notice has been satisfied according to SDCL11-3-22.1; and

WHEREAS, the platted subdivisions do not lie within the corporate limits of any
incorporated municipality within Custer County; and

WHEREAS, it has been proven to the satisfaction of the Board that all property taxes have been
paid on such plats as required by SDCL 11-3-23.1; and

WHEREAS, the Board, in accordance with SDCL 11-3-23.1, has determined that vacating the
plats will not abridge or destroy any of the rights and privileges of other proprietors of such plats
and will not authorize the closing or obstruction of any public highway laid out according to law
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF CUSTER COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA: That the plat(s) of Tatanka Spirit Subdivision and
Tatanka Spirit Subdivision, Phase II recorded in Book 12 of Plats at pages 314 and 390, in the
Office of the Register of Deeds for Custer County, South Dakota are hereby vacated.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED:
That that portion of Tatanka Spirit Road and Stampede Trail
that lie within the boundaries of the platted property, which rights-of-way are not located within
a section line, shall no longer be deemed public right-of-way.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: That all other easements and agreements granted in or upon
such properties by virtue of separate written document shall remain in full force and effect unless
otherwise modified or terminated subsequent hereto.

APPROVED BY THE COMMISSION this 9th day of May, 2018.
________________________________
Jim Lintz
Vice-Chairman, Custer Co. Board of Commission
ATTEST:
_________________________________
Teresa Cornelison
Custer County Auditor
The meeting was turned back over to Chairman Lampert.

G. Emergency Management
1. Motion by Bies and seconded by Hartman to approve and authorize the chairman to sign the
SLA 2nd Quarter Report – FY 2018. Motion carried, unanimous.
H. Planning
1. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Lintz to approve the plat of Tract 29 Revised of Battle
Mountain Subdivision Revised and Waynick Tract, formerly Tract 29 of Battle Mountain
Subdivision Revised and the SE4SW4NE4 of Section 25, T6S, R5E, BHM, Custer County, South
Dakota. Motion carried, unanimous.
2. Motion by Sorenson and seconded by Lintz to approve the Wireless Communication Tower
Modification from Verizon Wireless by Cobb Wireless Group II on Homestead Subdivision, Tract
Matt (part of Government Lot 16), Section 24, T3S, R4E, BHM, Custer County, South Dakota.
Motion carried, unanimous.
I. Sheriff
1. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson to approve the hire of Carl Maude as Deputy
Sheriff effective May 16, 2018. Motion carried, unanimous.
J. Commission
1. The commission reviewed the application for Isolated Tract Easement from Bang McCullen Law
Firm on behalf of Richard and Barbara Drew. One letter of opposition was received for the
application from DeMersseman Jensen Tellinghuisen & Huffman LLP on behalf of Dale Russell
and Ellen Ballard. The commission set Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. as the time for
viewing of the property.
K. Equalization
1. Motion by Bies and seconded by Lintz to approve Abatement 1809 in the amount of $156.12.
Motion carried, unanimous.
2. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson to approve Revised Resolution 2015-06. Motion
carried, unanimous.
Revised Resolution 2015-6

COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL DISCRETIONARY FORMULA

WHEREAS, the Commissioners of Custer County have considered the impact of a discretionary tax
formula to encourage development of certain commercial and industrial property per SDCL 10-6-35.2
within the boundaries of Custer County; and
WHEREAS, the codified laws of the State of South Dakota empower the Commissioners to adopt any
formula for assessed value of certain commercial and industrial property (SDCL 10-6-35-.2); now
therefore
IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the following discretionary tax formula for property classified pursuant
to SDCL 10-6-35.2 is hereby adopted:
1. That property meeting the requirements of SDCL 10-6-35.2 shall be assessed at the following
rates: 0% – First Year; 0% – Second Year; 0% – Third Year; 0% – Fourth Year; 0% – Fifth Year
2. That the Custer County Commissioners shall be solely responsible for determining the
classification of certain real property as defined by SDCL 10-6-35.2.
3. That this Resolution shall become effective on May 9th, 2018 and shall remain in effect until
further action of the Custer County Board of Commissioners.
Dated this 9th Day of May, 2018.
3. Michael Houdyshell, Director of Property Tax, appeared before the board to review the non
agricultural values in the county. Houdyshell provided the commission with an analysis of the
county sales and factors for a five year period (2014 – 2018). The level of assessment on the
non agricultural values in the county has declined over the past five years. The 2018 level of
assessment on non agricultural property is at 84.1% which is below the 85% required by SDCL
10-6-33.8. Houdyshell informed the commission that the Department of Revenue will work
with the Director of Equalization Office to remedy the situation.

L. Treasurer
1. The commission acknowledged the resignation of Diane Ruggiero as Deputy Treasurer.

M. Auditor
1. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Bies to approve and authorize the chairman to sign the
Sub recipient Agreement 19SC090076 between the South Dakota Department of Health and
Custer County. Motion carried, unanimous.
2. Motion by Lintz and seconded by Sorenson to change the dates of the county commission
meetings in June to Wednesday, June 6th and Wednesday, June 20th. Motion carried,
unanimous.

N. SDSU Extension Service
1. Motion by Bies and seconded by Lintz to post pone the job description for the
Extension/Conservation Office until the next commission meeting on Wednesday, May 23,
2018. Motion carried, unanimous.

O. Public Comment – Tim Holland commented on the Custer area’s economy and what has happened
in the last ten years. Holland stated, he noticed when values are lower the taxes do not go down,
but when values increase, the taxes increase.

P. Commission
1. Mail call – a letter was received from the Lawrence County Commission regarding BH Resilient
Landscape Project Draft D.E.I.S; a letter was received from the Federal Aviation Administration
regarding the close out of grant #3-46-0011-012-2016; an invitation was received from the
Hermosa Arts and History Association Museum for event to honor the life of Johannes (Jack)
Zasadil
2. Meeting Schedule – The Black Hills Association of County Officials will hold a meeting in Isabel,
SD, on Friday, May 11, 2018 at noon; there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at the former
STAR Academy property on May 18, 2018, at 10 a.m.
3. Meeting Reports – Lintz reported he had attended a Fair Board meeting and the board is looking
at building an extension off the large building on the fairgrounds. The board is in the process of
getting bids and the National Guard has offered to donate the labor for the project and the
board would need to provide the materials. Bies will attend a Southern Hills Waste
Management meeting on Thursday, May 10, 2018 in Hot Springs, SD. Sorenson will attend a
Conservation meeting on Friday, May 11, 2018.

Q. Executive Session
1. Motion by Bies and seconded by Lintz to go into Executive Session pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2(1)
and SDCL 1-25-2(3). Motion carried, unanimous. Executive Session began at 9:55 a.m. to
discuss personnel and contract negotiations and concluded at 11:25 a.m. with no action taken.
R. Adjourn

Motion by Bies and seconded by Hartman to adjourn the meeting at 11:37 a.m. The next meeting
will be at 8 a.m. May 23, 2018 in the Commissioner’s Room in the Custer County Courthouse

RAPID CITY MAN DIES IN MOTORCYCLE CRASH WEST OF CUSTER MONDAY

CUSTER, S.D. – A 63-year-old Rapid City man has been identified as the person who died Monday in a motorcycle crash west of Custer.

Michael Welch was driving a 2017 Harley FLHTK westbound on U.S. Highway 16 when he failed to negotiate a turn. The motorcycle collided with the guard rail.

The driver died at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

An approximate location on the crash can be found at: CUSTER COUNTY FATAL CRASH.13

The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.

Custer County Fatal Motorcycle Crash

CUSTER, S.D. – A 63-year-old man died Monday in a motorcycle crash west of Custer.

The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family. He was the only person involved.

A 2017 Harley FLHTK was westbound on U.S. Highway 16 when the driver failed to negotiate a turn. The motorcycle collided with the guard rail.

The driver died at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet.

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

An approximate location on the crash can be found at: CUSTER COUNTY FATAL CRASH.

The Highway Patrol is part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.

CUSTER COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES – WEDNESDAY MARCH 28, 2018 –

Custer County Commission Meeting (Wednesday, March 28, 2018)
Members present:
Commissioners Travis Bies, Phil Lampert, Jesse Sorenson, Jim Lintz, and Mark Hartman

A. Commission Meeting was called to order at 8:00 AM followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

B. Adopting of the agenda
Chairman Lampert called for any corrections to the agenda. With no corrections, the agenda will
stand as presented.

C. Consent Agenda
Motion by Hartman and seconded by Bies to approve the March 7, 2018 commission meeting
minutes, the following vouchers and travel requests. Motion carried, unanimous.
Travel requests approved: Mar & Shannon Stites to Annual SD Airport Conference in Deadwood, SD,
at a cost of $332; Patty Caster, Julie Jenniges and Amanda Pierce to SDAAO Conference in Rapid City,
SD, at a cost of $1,312.65.
Vouchers approved as follows:

COMMISSIONERS: Pitney Bowes $2,015; SDACO $727.20; Travis Bies $1,500; Ramkota $305.97; Verizon
Wireless $82.18; Avesis $8.54

CONTINGENCY: Guardian $60.07

COURT: Beesley Law $1,473.40; Justin O’Neill $575.60; Garland Goff $865.78; Grey & Eisenbraun Law
$498.20; Manlove Psychiatric $3,600; Randal Connelly $278

AUDITOR: First Interstate Bank Mastercard $80.90; Ricoh $.87; Evergreen Office Products $55.77

TREASURER: Digital Dolphin $325.97; Monica DeNardis $500; Qualified Presort $3,663.02

STATE’S ATTORNEY: Pheasantland $152.12; Culligan Water $43.50; Rioch $2.78

COURTHOUSE BUILDING: Southern Hills Fire & Safety $258.25; Servall $110.95; First Interstate Bank
Mastercard $159.58; Verizon Wireless $73.38; Thyssenkrupp Elevator $1,278

DIRECTOR OF EQUALIZATION: Networkfleet $18.95; Ricoh $6.21; SDAAO $525

REGISTER OF DEEDS: Teri L Morgan $1,500

VETERANS SERVICES: Quill $47.36; First Interstate Bank Mastercard $48.94

INFO TECHNOLOGY: Golden West $5,892.27; A & B Business $1,285; Ricoh $1,478.04; Schneider
Corporation $2,715

HUMAN RESOURCE: First Interstate Bank Mastercard $424.94; Verizon Wireless $16.44

SHERIFF: Black Hills Electric $54.38; Interstate Batteries $99.90; Quill $99.99; Rapid Chevrolet $2, 997,
97; First Interstate Bank Mastercard $830.02; Liberty Superstores $288.75; Networkfleet $211.62;
Innovative Office Solutions $56.28; Tacticalgear.com $78.98; Culligan Water $53; Ricoh $53.59; Nelson’s
Oil & Gas $49.88; Lexisnexis Risk Solutions $89; Verizon Wireless $386.61

CORONER: Rapid City Regional $59

PRISONER CARE: City of Rapid City $140; Pennington County Jail $226.20; First Interstate Bank
Mastercard $43.17; Kreisers LLC $121.91; Pennington County Sheriff $673.60

AIRPORT: Custer Gas $734.02; Southern Hills Fire & Safety $79.75; MG Oil Company $4,304.70; Studt
Electric $875.98

MENTALLY ILL: Beesley Law Office $312.50

MENTAL ILLNESS BOARD: Lincoln County Treasurer $89.30

LIBRARY: First Interstate Bank Mastercard $708.13

CULTURE/RECREATION: Lynn’s Dakotamart $21.27

EXTENSION: Ricoh $1.62; Discovery Benefits $41.67

WEED & PEST: First Interstate Bank Mastercard $383.95; Ricoh $10.73

PLANNING: Discovery Benefits $41.67; Verizon Wireless $54.32

COUNTY ROAD & BRIDGE: A & B Welding $173.25; Black Hills Electric $2,289.28; Black Hills Power
$49.94; Black Hills Energy $99.83; Butler Machinery $1,996.88; Custer Do It Best $224.80; Lycox
Enterprises $2,050; Custer True Value $205.66; Diesel Machinery $7,000; French Creek Loggers $367.57;
Fastenal $333.89; Godfrey Brake $29.24; Southern Hills Fire & Safety $110; Johnson Machine $133.32;
Quill $102.97; Rapid Chevrolet $7.68; Kieffer Sanitation $152.79; Servall $207.40; Snap on Tools $76.76;
First Interstate Bank Mastercard $143.67; Liberty Superstore $189.64; Southern Hills Truck & Trailer
$8.55; Southern Hills Rock & Gravel $6,700; Lacal Equipment $547.46; Croell Inc. $3,519.88; Culligan
Water $46.50; Centurylink $18.31; Matco Tools $108.10; Nelson’s Oil & Gas $2,683.22; MG Oil
$17,669.78; Diamond D Diesel $1,615; Verizon Wireless $34.08; Dakota Fluid Power $65.14; CBH
Cooperative $3,591.12; Anderson Auto Sales $28

FIRE PROTECTION: City of Rapid City $2,000

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: Networkfleet $18.95; Verizon Wireless $54.32

EMERGENCY & DISASTER: City of Belle Fourche $600
24/7: Intoximeters Inc. $320; Quill $42.45; Redwood Toxicology $141.60

BUILDING: Black Hills Electric $776.31; Black Hills Energy $7,146.64; Custer Do It Best $20.93; Custer City
$199.39; McGas $345.91; Southern Hills Fire & Safety $130.75; Sander Sanitation $327.68; A to Z
Shredding $20

EMERGENCY LINE: Quill $33.93; Pheasantland Industries $396.50; Culligan Water $33.50; Ricoh $23.49;
Centurylink $533.69; Discovery Benefits $41.64

D. Conflict of Interest Declarations -none

E. Highway
1. The gravel bid that was approved at the March 7, 2018 commission meeting was reviewed
because two bids were received for the amount of $6.75 per ton. The bid that was approved
was from Black Hills Gravel, LLC and the other bid was from Howe Well Drilling & Excavating,
Inc. It was determined that the bid from Howe Well Drilling & Excavating, Inc. did not meet the
specifications of the bid and the commission upheld the approval of the bid from Black Hills
Gravel, LLC.
2. The commission acknowledged the resignation of Todd Luesink and Allen Skrdlant.

F. Planning
1. Alan Aker appeared before the board to discuss concerns he had about a plat that had been
presented at a recent dirt meeting. Rex Harris, Planning Director, stated that there needs to be
an application made and fees paid to have the plat presented to the planning commission. Mr
Aker will meet with Harris.

G. Register of Deeds
1. Teri Morgan, Register of Deeds, introduced Wanda Gramkow who has been hired as the Deputy
Register of Deeds.
2. Motion by Sorenson and seconded by Bies to authorize the removal of Robyn VanDerSys and
add Wanda Gramkow to the Register of Deeds checking account as an authorized signer.
Motion carried, unanimous.

H. Sheriff
1. The commission acknowledged the completion of a 1 year probation period for Deputy
Matthew Tramp and Deputy Matt Kunz.
2. Sheriff Mechaley gave the commission on update on recent talks he had with the Custer School
District regarding filling a School Deputy position. Mechaley stated that the biggest issue
would be the funding of the position. Mechaley will keep the commission informed on this
issue.

I. Equalization
1. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson to approve Abatement #1805A in the amount of
$1,229.43, #1806A in the amount of $174.30, #1807A in the amount of $200 and #1808A in the
amount of $966.46. Motion carried, unanimous.
2. Patty Caster gave the commission on update on the changes in the South Dakota Codified Law
regarding agricultural requirements.

J. Library
1. Motion by Bies and seconded by Lintz to approve the surplus of a HP LaserJet N4100 printer to
be sold, a Microsoft wireless keyboard and mouse and two ASUS MemoPads to be disposed at
the landfill. Motion carried, unanimous.

K. Veteran Service Office
1. Motion by Sorenson and seconded by Hartman to approve the surplus of a broken chair and a
three hole punch to be disposed at the landfill. Motion carried, unanimous.
2. Jana Virtue, Veteran Service Officer, gave a quarterly report to the commission. Virtue has
established new connections with Veterans in the community and was able to visit and assist 3
Custer County homebound Veterans with the assistance of a laptop computer she now has.
Virtue has filed 23 disability and/or pension claims with the South Dakota State of Veterans
Affairs and has worked with Veterans to file over 33 Intent to File (for future claims).

L. Maintenance
1. Robert Skinner, Maintenance Director, appeared before the board to inform the commission of
his plan to fill a recently vacated full-time maintenance position with a part-time employee.

M. Battle Creek Fire District
1. Motion by Lintz and seconded by Bies to acknowledge the consolidation of the Hayward,
Hermosa, and Keystone Fire Districts into one creating the Battle Creek Fire District effective
for tax year 2018 and after. Motion carried, unanimous.

N. 266th Street Project
1. The commission received a letter from the SD National Guard regarding their intent to conduct
a training project in the Wind Cave National Park area. The project will consist of building and
improving an access road (266th Street) to the historic Sanson/Casey Ranch. The project
includes the improvement of approximately 1.5 miles of existing two track road for access to
the site. The road will be built to Custer County road standards. Motion by Lintz and seconded
by Sorenson to waive the bond requirement for this project. Motion carried, unanimous.

O. Crazy Horse Raffle
1. Motion by Bies and seconded by Hartman to approve the request from the Crazy Horse
Memorial Foundation to conduct their annual rifle raffle fundraiser in 2018. Motion carried,
unanimous.

P. Public Comment – none

Q. Commission
1. Mail call – A letter was received from USDA regarding placer mining on NFS land; a thank you
letter was received from the Custer Sr Center for the $3,100 the county budgeted and awarded
to the center; a letter was received from SDML regarding the 2017 payroll audit refund notice;
a letter was received from the Custer County Library Foundation expressing their appreciation
to the maintenance staff for the installation of the donor recognition tree at the Custer County
Library.
2. Meeting Schedule – The Lincoln Day Dinner will be held at Custer Corral on Saturday, April 7th
with the social hour beginning at 5:30 p.m

3. Meeting Reports – Lintz attended a Fair Board and Weed Board meeting. Lintz has also been
elected as the President of the Black Hills Association of County Commissioners. Bies and
Lampert reported on new things they learned at the 2018 County Commissioners and Welfare
Officials Workshop regarding the opportunity the county has to apply for grants for
maintenance of roads that border public lands and learned more about parliamentary
procedures. Sorenson will plan to attend the Economic Development meeting in Hot Springs.

R. Executive Session
Motion by Lintz and seconded by Bies to go into Executive Session pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2(4).
Executive Session began at 9:25 a.m. and concluded at 9:50 a.m.
1. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Bies to approve the re-offer to John Evans of $150,000 for
real property together with the mobile homes owned by Evans. Motion carried, unanimous.
2. Motion by Bies and seconded by Lintz to approve the Indigent request. Motion carried,
unanimous.

S. Adjourn
Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson to adjourn the meeting at 9:52 a.m. The next
meeting will be at 8 a.m. April 11, 2018, in the Commissioner’s Room in the Custer County
Courthouse.
____________________________
Phil Lampert, Chairman
Attest:
Terri Cornelison, Custer County Auditor
Published once at the total approximate cost of __No Charge By Custer Free Press ___

CUSTER COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES JANUARY 25, 2018

Members present:

Commissioners Travis Bies, Phil Lampert, Jesse Sorenson, Jim Lintz, and Mark Hartman

 

  1. Commission Meeting was called to order at 8:00 AM followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

  1. Adopting of the agenda

Chairman Lampert asked for any corrections to the agenda.  With no corrections, the agenda will stand as presented.

 

  1. Consent Agenda

Motion by Bies and seconded by Hartman to approve the January 10, 2018 commission meeting minutes, the following vouchers and travel requests.  Motion carried, unanimous.

 

Travel requests approved:  Gary Woodford to the 2018 Short Course in Deadwood, SD, at a cost of $200.

 

Vouchers approved as follows:

 

COMMISSIONERS:  American Engineering $5,282.05; Verizon Wireless $82.18

 

ELECTION:  Election Systems & Software $3,966

 

COURT:  Skinner Law Office $640.40; Grey & Eisenbraun Law Office $752; Matthew Skinner $599.20

 

AUDITORQuill $661.70; Uline $52.45

 

TREASURERQuill $74.37

 

INFO SYSTEMS & TECH:  Innovative Office Solutions $22.69

 

STATE’S ATTORNEY:  Culligan Water $43.50

 

COURTHOUSE BUILDING:  Servall Linen $55.52; First Interstate Bank $370.35; Fresh Start Cleaning $3,976.22; Verizon Wireless $73.38

 

DIRECTOR OF EQUALIZATION:  CJ Designs $60; First Interstate Bank $37; Networkfleet, Inc. $18.95; Best Western Ramkota $570

 

INFO TECHNOLOGY:   Ricoh $1,280.72

 

HUMAN RESOURCES: $16.44

 

SHERIFF:  Black Hills Electric $58.88; Defensive Edge Training $450; First Interstate Bank $64.95; Networkfleet, Inc. $170.55; Innovative Office Solutions $90.98; Pheasantland Industries $86.21; Green Door Store $98; Culligan Water $51; Nelson’s Oil & Gas $30.26; Lexisnexis Risk Solutions $85; SD Dept of Public Safety $1,420; Verizon Wireless $386.61; Great Western Tire $490.40; Battle Mt Humane Society $1600

 

CORONER:  Clinical Lab $1,869; Rapid City Regional Hospital $443

 

PRISONER CARE:  City of Rapid City $105; Pennington County Jail $11,065; Western SD Juvenile Service $9,625; Manlove Psychiatric Group $119.80; Correct RX Pharmacy $128.89; Linda Nohr $75

 

AIRPORT: Quill $226.80

 

NURSE: SD Dept of Health $1,287.50

 

MENTALLY ILL:  Audra Hill Consulting $452.31; Dean Schaefer Court Reporter $45

 

MENTAL ILLNESS BOARD:  Pennington County Public Defender $583

 

LIBRARY:  Centurylink $17.42

 

WEED & PESTInterstate Batteries $73.95; First Interstate Bank $100 

 

PLANNING:  Quill $149.99; First Interstate Bank $47.95; Verizon Wireless $54.32

 

COUNTY ROAD & BRIDGE:  Black Hills Electric $2,345.09; Black Hills Energy $106.75; Butler Machinery $1,627.80; Custer True Value $49.88; Eddie’s Truck Sales $1,507.23; French Creek Loggers $123.81; Fastenal $17.50; Johnson Machine $6.71; Servall $98.18; First Interstate Bank $50; Newman Traffic Signs $1,029.68; Johnson Machine Westside $33.30; Croell, Inc. $1,505.10; Culligan $40; Centurylink $12.13; Nelson’s Oil & Gas $2,647.57; Diamond D Diesel $2,254.64; Verizon Wireless $34.08; Great Western Tire $45.90; Dakota Fluid $171.86; Pacific Steel $46.51; CBH Cooperative $1,327.80; Custer Industrial $9

 

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: Corner Station $37.20; Baymont Inn & Suites $124.08; Networkfleet, Inc. $18.95; Verizon Wireless $54.32

 

DOMESTIC ABUSE:  Weave $5,000

 

BUILDING: Black Hills Electric $774.37; Black Hills Energy $6,875.38; Custer Heating & Air Cooling $142.86; First Interstate Bank $354.71

 

EMERGENCY LINE: Culligan Water $46.50; Centurylink $533.33; SD Dept of Public Safety $1,420

 

  1. Conflict of Interest Declarations

None declared.

 

  1. Emergency Management
    1. The 2018 Search and Rescue roster was presented and acknowledged by the commission.
    2. A letter from DENR was received regarding the complaint of inappropriate disposals at the Custer County Highway Department Shop in Custer and Buffalo Gap. The file has been closed and determined that there are no high levels of contamination at either of the locations.

 

  1. Highway Department
    1. Motion by Bies and seconded by Hartman to approve the Bridge Improvement Grant Program Resolution Authorizing Five Year County Plan Amendments. The resolution adds approximately 1 mile of 266th St off of Red Valley Road to the County’s Five Year Plan.  Motion carried, unanimous.

 

  1. Motion by Bies and seconded by Lintz to authorize the surplus of a 2003 Dodge 2500 Ram pickup and a 2003 Dodge ¾ ton Ram pickup and to allow the vehicles to be advertised on a on-line auction along with the three vehicles previously declared surplus from the Maintenance Department. Motion carried, unanimous.

 

  1. Planning Department
    1. Motion by Sorenson and seconded by Lintz to approve the Plat of Hartshorn Ranch Estates Subdivision, a Plat of Tract 11, a Public ROW and Utility Easement, and a Private Access and Utility Easement, Located in Section 8, T4S, R7E, BHM, Custer County, South Dakota.  Motion carried, unanimous.

 

  1. Airport
    1. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson to approve the bid form to be used and to authorize the advertisement of bids for a new fuel system at the airport.  Motion carried, unanimous.

 

  1. Equalization Department
    1. Patty Caster appeared before the board to request clarification on the applications she has received for Wildland Fire Assessment Relief.  Caster stated she has received applications for lands affected by the Legion Lake fire as well as land affected by the Beaver fire which occurred in September of 2017.  Caster was instructed to treat them both the same and to give the 20% reduction for three years on only the land affected by the fires.  The deadline to submit the applications will be January 29th.

 

  1. Sheriff Department
    1. Motion by Bies and seconded by Hartman to approve the 2018 Battle Mountain Humane Society Contract for $800 per month.  Motion carried, unanimous.
    2. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson to surplus the following:

2014 Silver Ford Explorer Police Utility, All Wheel Drive vehicle to Custer County to be used as a fleet vehicle.

2012 Chevrolet Tahoe, 4 Wheel Drive to Custer County GIS Department and also to be used as a fleet vehicle for the county.

2012 Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup, 4 Wheel Drive to Custer County Maintenance Department.

2014 Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup, 4 Wheel Drive to be taken off surplus and put back into the Sheriff’s Departments inventory.

2007 Dodge Durango to be surplus and be advertised on the on-line auction.

2004 Chevrolet Silverado pickup to be surplus to a fire department in Custer County.

2012 Chevrolet Tahoe surplus to Search & Rescue.

 

  1. Auditor
    1. Motion by Bies and seconded by Lintz to approve Resolution 2018-03 to set the 2018 wages of election workers for Custer County.  Motion carried, unanimous.

 

RESOLUTION 2018-03

 

RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH 2018 WAGES OF

ELECTION WORKERS FOR CUSTER COUNTY

 

WHEREAS, in accordance with SDCL 12-15-11, the Board of County Commissioners is

required to establish annually the fee paid to election officials at their first regular meeting of the

year;

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Custer County Board of Commissioners that

All election officials/workers shall be paid the sum of $8.85 per hour for primary, general and

special elections in the year 2018; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that all election officials/workers shall be paid mileage at the

rate of $.42 per mile for all travel incurred in relation to election work during the calendar year

2018.

 

Dated this 25th of January, 2018

 

APPROVED BY THE COMMISSION

 

PHIL LAMPERT

CHAIRMAN CUSTER COUNTY COMMISSION

 

ATTEST:

TERRI CORNELISON

AUDITOR CUSTER COUNTY

 

  1. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Lintz to authorize the removal of Christie Behlings and Christine Browning as authorized signers on the First Interstate bank accounts.  Motion carried, unanimous.
  2. Motion by Bies and seconded by Lintz to approve the new hire of Jeremy Uphoff as Deputy Auditor II, Pat Winter as temporary part-time election worker and Christina Bohnet as Deputy Auditor II. Motion carried, unanimous.

 

  1. Lame Johnny Road/Legion Lake Fire
    1. Jay Wickham from Custer Wildland Fire gave a review of the Legion Lake Fire.  Custer State Park had a total of 6,100 acres of timber burned in the fire.  The fire affected 54,023 total acres of land in the county, which approximately 36,000 acres are in Custer State Park.
    2. Dan Buhler from Nieman Enterprises spoke about the plan his company has to complete the salvage logging by June 8th. The commission has received complaints from land owners on Lame Johnny Road regarding the heavy use of logging trucks on the road and the impact it could have.  Brenda Moore attended the meeting and expressed her concerns about the speed of traffic and the condition of the culverts and cattle guards on Lame Johnny Road.  It was suggested to post a speed limit sign on the road and have the Sheriff’s office patrol the road.  Custer County will monitor the condition of the road.

 

  1. Public Comment – none

 

  1. Commission
    1. Mail Call – none
    2. Meeting Schedule – None
    3. Meeting Reports – Lintz stated he had attended a Fairboard meeting last week and a Weed & Pest Board meeting on January 23rd as well as the Fire Advisory Board meeting on January 11th. Matt Spring has been elected as Fire Advisory Board Chairman and Luke Caster was elected as Vice Chairman for the Fire Advisory Board.

 

  1. Executive Session
    1. Motion by Bies and seconded by Lintz to go into Executive Session for the following purposes: Discussion on RPZ Easement Appraisals, SDCL 1-25-2(4); and review of Extension Office Secretary Position, SDCL 1-25-2(1).  Executive Session started at 8:35 AM and was suspended at 8:55 AM.  Motion by Lintz and seconded by Bies to go back into Executive Session for the above matters starting at 9:41 AM and ended at 10:37 AM.  Motion carried, unanimous.
    2. Motion by Bies and seconded by Lintz to authorize Rex Harris to proceed with the RPZ Appraisals.  Motion carried, unanimous.

 

  1. Adjourn
    1. Motion by Bies and seconded by Lintz to adjourn the meeting at 10:49 AM.  The next meeting will be at 8 a.m. February 7, 2018, in the Commissioner’s Room in the Custer County Courthouse.

 

 

 

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­____________________________

Phil Lampert, Chairman

 

Attest:

Terri Cornelison, Custer County Auditor

 

Published once at the total approximate cost of _________________.

CUSTER COUNTY SOUTH DAKOTA COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES JANUARY 10, 2018

Members present:

Commissioners Travis Bies, Phil Lampert, Jesse Sorenson, Jim Lintz, Mark Hartman and Attorney Tracy Kelley

 

  1. Commission Meeting was called to order at 8:00 AM followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

  1. Adopting of the agenda

Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson to approve the agenda with the addition of 6 month probation completion for Jon Jurrens and David Stanton under the Highway and a travel request for Jana Virtue to Congressional Forum in Ft Meade, SD, at a cost of $44.50.  Motion carried, unanimous.

 

  1. Consent Agenda

Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson to correct the December 28, 2017 minutes under executive session to read approve the 2018 Employee Wages with the removal of the salary for Gary Woodford.  Motion carried, unanimous.  Motion by Lintz and seconded by Lampert to approve the December 28, 2017 minutes with the change, the following vouchers and travel requests.  Aye – Lintz, Aye – Bies, Nay – Hartman, Nay – Sorenson and Aye – Lampert.  Motion carried.

 

Travel requests approved:  Mike Carter to Mass Care Training in Pierre, SD, at a cost of $170; Mike Carter to Mitigation for Emergency Management in Pierre, SD, at a cost of $170; Jeff McGraw and Marty Mechaley to Creative Leadership Training in Rapid City, SD, at a cost of $298; Matt Warren to Rifle Armorer course in Rapid City, SD at a cost of $450; Jana Virtue to Congressional Forum in Ft Meade, SD, at a cost of $44.50.

 

Vouchers approved as follows:

 

GENERAL FUND- NON-DEPARTMENTAL:  SD State Treasurer $363.15

COMMISSIONERS:  Pitney Bowes $56.52; Southern Hills Publishing $195.46; SDML Workers’ Compensation $46,476; Black Hills Regional Multiple Use Coalition $100

COURT:  Beesley Law $1,160.20; O’Neil Law $430.75; Grey & Eisenbraun Law $3,303.42; Colbath Law $1,511.90

AUDITORSouthern Hills Publishing $44.40; Golden West $166.97; Ricoh $14.27

TREASURERQuill $805.23; Southern Hills Publishing $451.49; McLeod’s $127.92; Golden West $166.97

INFO SYSTEMS & TECH:  Golden West $66.79

STATE’S ATTORNEY:  Lexis Nexis $289; SD Dept of Health $100; Dacotah Bank $85; Golden West $166.97; Ricoh $11.66

COURTHOUSE BUILDING:  Servall Linen $55.52; Golden West $33.40; Verizon $73.22

DIRECTOR OF EQUALIZATION:  Golden West $200.36; Ricoh $11.19

REGISTER OF DEEDS:  McLeod’s $279.80; Golden West $133.58; State of South Dakota $21

VETERANS SERVICES:  Golden West $33.39

INFO TECHNOLOGY:  Golden West $1,940; Ricoh $111.72

SHERIFF:  Black Hills Energy $93.02; Southern Hills Publishing $44; Custer Co Sheriff’s Office $227.06; S&B Motor $119.98; Innovative Office Solutions $15.96; Children’s Home Society $500; Golden West $337.94; Steele Collision $4,088.64; Black Hills Towing $394; Mid-States Organized Crime $150; Ricoh $25.46; A to Z Shredding $20; Verizon $416.42; Great Western Tire $2,106.44

PRISONER CARE:  Pennington Co Sheriff $940.70; Manlove Psychiatric Group $59.90

AIRPORT: Custer Do-It-Best $16.43; Golden West $199.24; Mark & Shannon Stites $3,100

LIBRARY:  Mt Rushmore Telephone $112.65; Marco Technologies $159.51; Golden West $281.41

EXTENSIONQuill $239.99; Golden West $221.08; Ricoh $.23

WEED & PESTSD Dept of Health $200; Golden West $48.83; Ricoh $16.36 

PLANNING:  Golden West $133.58; Verizon $54.23

 

COUNTY ROAD & BRIDGE:  Butler Machinery $9; Southern Hills Publishing $42.56; French Creek Loggers/NAPA $122.50; Grimms Pump Service $179.91; Vander Haags $817.85; Hills Edge Auto $41.95; Interstate Batteries $225.90; Mt Rushmore Telephone $114.75; Rushmore Communications $8,969.60; S&B Motor $306.67; SD Dept of Health $200; Keiffer Sanitation $152.79; Servall Linen $98.17; Snap-On Tools $1,026.50; Golden West $271.41; Lyle Signs $1,124.46; Croell $1,520.50; Nelson’s Oil & Gas $288.30; MG Oil $293.89; Nebraska Salt & Grain $2,282.31; Verizon $34; Great Western Tire $4,245.45; Pacific Steel & Recycling $25.79; CBH Cooperative $6,024; Custer Industrial $5.04

 

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: Golden West $100.18; Verizon $54.23

STATE GRANTS-GENERAL GOVERNMENT:  Hills Material $113,538.99; Simpson & Associates $5,750

BUILDING: Custer City $177.60; Custer True Value $130.17; Sander Sanitation $327.68; Uline $51.63; A to Z Shredding $20.40

EMERGENCY LINE: Zuercher Technologies $1,300; Golden West $1,376.13; Ricoh $31.84; RT Communications $23.77

  1. Conflict of Interest Declarations

None declared.

 

  1. Election of Officers
    1. Chairman Bies called for nominations for Chairman. Motion by Sorenson and seconded by Hartman to nominate Lampert for Chairman.  Motion by Lintz and seconded by Hartman for nominations to cease and cast a unanimous ballot for Lampert.  Motion carried, unanimous.
    2. Chairman Lampert called for nomination for Vice Chairman.  Motion by Bies and seconded by Sorenson to nominate Lintz for Vice Chairman.  Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson for nominations to cease and cast a unanimous ballot for Lintz.  Motion carried, unanimous.
  2. Annual Designations
    1. Motion by Lintz and seconded by Hartman to approve the Custer County Chronicle as the legal newspaper.  Motion carried, unanimous.  Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson to approve the following depositories:  First Interstate Bank, Edward D Jones MM, South Dakota FIT, Sentinel Federal Credit Union, Highmark Federal Credit Union, and Dacotah Bank.  Motion carried, unanimous.
    2. Motion by Lintz and seconded by Bies to adopt the State rates for mileage at $.42 per mile for use of a personal vehicle if a county vehicle is unavailable and $.25 per mile for the use of a personal vehicle if a county vehicle is available. Rates for meals are:  breakfast $5; lunch $9; and dinner $12.  Out of state rates for meals are: breakfast $8; lunch $11; and dinner $17.  Lodging rates are $46.50 through $150 with the employee utilizing the lowest possible rate.  The annual designations are on file at the Auditor’s office for public viewing.  Motion carried, unanimous.
    3. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson to approve the rate of pay for outside board members to be $15 per meeting plus mileage. Motion carried, unanimous.
    4. Motion by Bies and seconded by Lintz to adopt the following schedule of Board Member Representative. Phil Lampert:  Airport Board, Courthouse Art Gallery, 1881 Museum Board, Weed Board Alternate, Economic Development Board Alternate, Solid Waste Board Alternate.

Mark Hartman:  Housing and Redevelopment Board, GIS Board, IST Board, Planning Board.

Travis Bies:  Extension Board, Human Resources Board, 4-H Promotion & Expansion Committee, Solid Waste Board.

Jim Lintz:  Fair Board, Fire Board, RC & D Commission Alternate, Weed Board, 4-H Promotion and Expansion Committee Alternate, Western Juvenile Detention Board Alternate.

Jesse Sorenson:  Airport Board Alternate, Conservation District Board.

Motion carried, unanimous.

  1. Emergency Management
    1. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Bies to approve the 2018 LEPC Grant in the amount of $791.92 and to authorize that the funds be dedicated to the GIS department for mapping.  Motion carried, unanimous.
    2. Motion by Bies and seconded by Hartman to approve and authorize the chairman to sign the Emergency Management Quarterly Report. Motion carried, unanimous.
  2. Highway
    1. Motion by Bies and seconded by Lintz to appoint Gary Woodford as Highway Superintendent for a 2 year term effective January 10, 2018, with a salary adjustment of $60,840.16 to include duties of Weed and Pest Supervisor.  Aye – Bies, Aye – Lintz, Nay – Hartman, Nay – Sorenson, Aye – Lampert.  Motion carried.
    2. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Bies to approve the following Applications for Occupancy of the Right of Way:

2 Hour Road, Section 24, Township 3S, Range 4E, Custer County, South Dakota

Hall Drive, Section 24, Township 3S, Range 4E, Custer County, South Dakota

Leyson Loop, Section 24, Township 3S, Range 4E, Custer County, South Dakota

Spring Place, Section 19, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota

Spring Place, Section 19, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota

Kemp Road, Section 19 & 20, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota

Lizzy Lane, Section 19 & 20, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota

Shamrock Road, Section 20, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota

Needles View Place, Section 19, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota

Forest Park Road, Section 19, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota

Granite Heights Drive, Section 19 and 30, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota

Granite Valley Drive, Section 19 and 30, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota

Mineral Drive, Section 19, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota

Sidney Park Road, Section 19 and 30, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota

Harbach Lane, Section19 and 30, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota

 

  1. Planning
    1. Motion by Lintz and seconded by Hartman to reconsider the previous approved payment of $588 to Michael and Sara Janson for reimbursement of a survey and to authorize the full payment of $1,176. Aye – Lintz, Aye – Sorenson, Aye – Hartman, Nay – Bies.  Motion carried.
    2. Vidal Davila, Supertintendent Wind Cave National Park appeared before the board to give an update on the 266th Street Project.
  2. Airport
    1. Motion by Sorenson and seconded by Lintz to authorize a payment of $113,538.99 to correct Project Pay Request #3 that was inadvertently paid the wrong amount of $5,932.25 and the total of the bill was $119,471.24.  Motion carried, unanimous.

 

  1. Maintenance Department
    1. Motion by Hartman to advertise for sealed bids for the three maintenance vehicles that were declared surplus. Motion died for a lack of a second.  Motion by Sorenson and seconded by Lintz to table the advertising of bids on the surplus vehicles until the next commission meeting on January 25, 2018.  Motion carried, unanimous.

 

  1. Sheriff
    1. Sheriff Mechaley gave an update on the Sheriff’s office surplus vehicles.
    2. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Lintz to approve the surplus of 2013 Chevy Tahoe VIN # 1GNSK2E01DR270404 with approximately 95,000 miles, to Search and Rescue. Motion carried, unanimous.
    3. Mechaley informed the board that a grant has been awarded to the 24/7 Program for 2018 in the amount of $18,107.

 

  1. Auditor
    1. Motion by Bies and seconded by Hartman to table the Intergovernmental Contract for SD Public Assurance Alliance until the next commission meeting on January 25, 2018, to allow the State’s Attorney time to review. Motion carried, unanimous.
    2. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Bies to table the review of liquor license fees until the next commission meeting on January 25, 2018, to allow further research to be done. Motion carried, unanimous.
    3. Motion by Lintz and seconded by Bies to authorize the addition of Paula Arthur and Jeremy Uphoff as authorized signers on the First Interstate bank account and to remove Peggy Lindbloom as an authorized signer. Motion carried, unanimous.
    4. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Lintz to approve Resolution 2018-01 Resolution to Establish Salaries of Elected Officials for Custer County. Motion carried, unanimous.

RESOLUTION 2018-01

RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH SALARIES OF

               ELECTED OFFICIALS FOR CUSTER COUNTY

 

WHEREAS, in accordance with SDCL Chapter 7-7, the board of county commissioners for

Custer County shall establish, by resolution, the salary payable to the county treasurer, county

auditor, county register of deeds and state’s attorney: and

WHEREAS, in accordance with SDCL 7-12-15, the board of county commissioners shall

establish, by resolution, the salary payable to the sheriff;

BE IT RESOLVED, the Custer County Board of Commissioners establishes the annual salaries

of elected officials as follows:

 

Dawn McLaughlin, Custer County Treasurer – $49,420.22;

Terri Cornelison, Custer County Auditor – $45,900;

Tracy L. Kelley, Custer County State’s Attorney – $59,040;

Teri L. Morgan, Custer County Register of Deeds – $40,000;

Marty Mechaley, Custer County Sheriff (with City Contract) and Dispatch Supervisor – $66,000;

 

Approved this 10th day of January, 2018, at the regular meeting of the Board of

Commissioners for Custer County.

CUSTER COUNTY COMMISSION

Phil Lampert

ATTEST:

Terri Cornelison, Auditor

 

  1. Motion by Bies and seconded by Lintz to approve Resolution 2018-02 Resolution to Elect Salary Method of Payment for County Commissioners and to Set 2018 Annual Salary.  Motion Carried, unanimous.

RESOLUTION 2018-02

               RESOLUTION TO ELECT SALARY METHOD OF PAYMENT

FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND TO SET 2018 ANNUAL SALARY

 

WHEREAS, in accordance with SDCL Chapter 7-7, the Board of County Commissioners for

Custer County has the authority to elect the method of payment for the county commissioners

and set the annual pay by resolution on the first regular meeting date in January of each year; and

WHEREAS, on the date set forth herein below, being the first regular meeting date of the Board

of County Commissioners for the year 2018, the commission having considered and approved

the following action, now therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, by the Custer County Board of Commissioners, pursuant to SDCL 7-7-5,

that the Commissioners shall be paid by the salary method of payment and the annual salary for

each commissioner for the year 2018 shall be $9,000.00;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that each Commissioner shall receive an additional $1,200.00

as and for travel expenses for the year 2018.

 

Approved this 10th day of January, 2018, at the regular meeting of the Board of

Commissioners for Custer County.

CUSTER COUNTY COMMISSION

Phil Lampert

ATTEST:

Teresa Cornelison, Auditor

 

  1. Library
    1. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson to approve the 2018 Library Board Member and Volunteer List.  Motion carried, unanimous.

 

  1. Public Comment – none

 

  1. Commission
    1. Mail call – A Thank You card was received from the Storehouse for the $875 budgeted for them for 2018.
    2. Meeting Schedule – There will be video conferences on January 18, 2018, to give employees information on the Naturally Slim program that will be implemented on February 19, 2018.
    3. Meeting Reports – Lintz attended a Fair Board meeting on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 and everything is well. Lintz gave the Fair Board financial report to the Auditor.

 

  1. Executive Session
    1. Motion by Bies and seconded by Lintz to go into Executive Session at 9:37 a.m .  Executive Session concluded at 9:44 a.m.
    2. Motion by Bies and seconded by Lintz to approve the release of lien in the amount of $3,282.37. Motion carried, unanimous.
    3. Motion by Bies and seconded by Hartman to approve the hiring of temporary help in the Auditor’s Office for election purposes. Motion carried, unanimous.
  2. Adjourn

Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson to adjourn the meeting at 9:50 a.m.  The next meeting will be at 8 a.m. January 25, 2018, in the Commissioner’s Room in the Custer County Courthouse.

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­____________________________

Phil Lampert, Chairman

Attest:

Terri Cornelison, Custer County Auditor

Published once at the total approximate cost of _$0.00________________.

Custer County Commission Meeting Agenda Wednesday, January 10, 2018

 

Custer County Commission Meeting

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

420 Mount Rushmore Rd.

Commission Meeting Room

Custer, SD 57730

 

  1. Call to Order at 8:00 AM
  1. Pledge of Allegiance
  1.  Approve Agenda

 

  1. Consent Agenda
  1. Minutes of December 28, 2017 Commission Meeting
  2. Vouchers
  3. Monthly Reports (Auditor, Treasurer, etc…)
  4. Travel Requests – Mike Carter to Mass Care Training in Pierre, SD, at a cost of $170; Mike Carter to Mitigation for Emergency Management in Pierre, SD, at a cost of $170; Jeff McGraw and Marty Mechaley to Creative Leadership Training in Rapid City, SD, at a cost of $298; Matt Warren to Rifle Armorer course in Rapid City, SD, at a cost of $450

 

  1. Conflict of Interest Declarations

 

  1. Election of Officers
  1. Selection of Board Chairperson
  2. Selection of Board Vice-Chairperson

 

  1.  Annual Designations
  1. Designate Legal Newspaper and Depositories
  2. Adopt State Rates for Mileage/Per Diem
  3. 2018 Fees for Outside Board Members
  4. Commissioner Committee Assignments

 

  1. Emergency Management
  1. 2018 LEPC Grant
  2. Quarterly Report

 

  1. Highway Department
  1. Appointment of Highway Superintendent for 2 years
  2. Application for Occupancy of the Right of Way – 2 Hour Road, Section 24, Township 3S, Range 4E, Custer County, South Dakota.
  3. Application for Occupancy of the Right of Way – Hall Drive, Section 24, Township 3S, Range 4E, Custer County, South Dakota.
  4. Application for Occupancy of the Right of Way – Leyson Loop, Section 24, Township 3S, Range 4E, Custer County, South Dakota.
  5. Application for Occupancy of the Right of Way – Spring Place, Section 19, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota.
  6. Application for Occupancy of the Right of Way – Spring Place, Section 19, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota.
  7. Application for Occupancy of the Right of Way – Kemp Road, Section 19 & 20, Township 3S, Range 5 E, Custer County, South Dakota.
  8. Application for Occupancy of the Right of Way – Lizzy Lane, Section 19 & 20, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota.
  9. Application for Occupancy of the Right of Way – Shamrock Road, Section 20, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota.
  10. Application for Occupancy of the Right of Way – Needles View Place, Section 19, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota.
  11. Application for Occupancy of the Right of Way – Forest Park Road, Section 19, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota.
  12. Application for Occupancy of the Right of Way – Granite Heights Drive, Section 19 and 30, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota.
  13. Application for Occupancy of the Right of Way – Granite Valley Drive, Section 19 & 30, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota.
  14. Application for Occupancy of the Right of Way – Mineral Drive, Section 19, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota.
  15. Application for Occupancy of the Right of Way – Sidney Park Road, Section 19 & 30, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota.
  16. Application for Occupancy of the Right of Way – Harbach Lane, Section 19 & 30, Township 3S, Range 5E, Custer County, South Dakota.

 

  1. Planning
  1. Appeal from Michael and Sara Janson for reimbursement of survey
  2. Vidal Davila from Wind Cave – update on 266th Street project

 

  1. Airport
  1. Correction on Project Pay Request #3

 

  1. Maintenance Department
  1. Advertise for sealed bids for surplus maintenance vehicles

 

  1. Sheriff
  1. Vehicle bid update
  2. Surplus 2013 Chevy Tahoe to Search & Rescue
  3. Notice of grant award for 24/7 Program in the amount $18,107

 

  1. Auditor
  1. Intergovernmental contract for the South Dakota Public Assurance Alliance
  2. Review Liquor License Fees
  3. Addition and Deletion of Bank Signers
  4. Resolution 2018-01 Resolution to Establish Salaries of Elected Officials

 

  1. Library
  1. 2018 Library Board Member List

 

  1. Public Comment Meetings of the Board of Commissioners are open to the public. The audience will be allowed to comment on specific agenda items during the time allotted on the agenda for those items, according to established procedures of the Commission.  This is a time for members of the public to express concerns or discuss issues having relevance to the County.  Anyone wishing to address the Commission during this time shall be asked to identify themselves.  The number of presentations and time allotted to individuals may be limited by the Chairman and individuals shall refrain from discussing personalities.  The Chairman, at his discretion, may recognize patrons at other times during the Board meeting.  No action will be taken by the Commission on any issue raised without being first placed on a future agenda, by the Commission, to allow for proper notice.

 

  1. Commission
  1. Mail call – Thank you card from the Storehouse
  2. Meeting schedule
  3. Meeting reports

 

  1. Executive Session
  1. Request for release of lien

 

  1. Adjourn
  1. Adjourn the meeting

 

Next Meeting Dates:    January 25, 2018 and February 7, 2018

 

Custer County fully subscribes to the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you desire to attend this public meeting and are in need of accommodations, please notify the Commissioners’ Office at (605) 673-8173 at least 24 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate services and auxiliary aids are available.

Custer County South Dakota Commission Meeting Minutes Thursday December 28, 2017

 

Custer County Commission Meeting Minutes Thursday December 28, 2017

Members present:

Commissioners Travis Bies, Phil Lampert, Jesse Sorenson, Jim Lintz, Mark Hartman and Attorney Tracy Kelley

  1. Commission Meeting was called to order at 8:00 AM followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
  2. Adopting of the agenda

Motion by Lampert and seconded by Lintz to approve the agenda with the deletion of Road Improvement project in Wind Cave under Highway and Request for release of lien under Executive Session.  Motion carried, unanimous.

  1. Consent Agenda

Motion by Lintz and seconded by Sorenson to approve the minutes of the December 13, 2017 commission meeting, the following vouchers and travel requests.  Motion carried, unanimous.

Travel requests approved:  Terri Cornelison to Annual Report Workshop in Mitchell, SD, cost of $26.00.

Vouchers approved as follows:

GENERAL FUND- NON-DEPARTMENTAL:  Pennington Co Title $90,206.70

COMMISSIONERS:  Pitney Bowes $2,073.83; SD Assn of County Officials $1,100.12; SD Assn of Co Commission $2,182; Verizon $82.18

COURT:  Beesley Law $514.20; O’Neil Law $699.66; Goff Law $1,014.20; Grey & Eisenbraun Law $1,035.90; Teresa Fink Reporter $447.20; George Cameron $147; Colbath Law $1,896.60; Connelly Law $663.40

AUDITORThomson Reuters $64.58; Tim Holland $83.82

TREASURERQuill $156.99; Tim Holland $139.70

STATE’S ATTORNEY:  Southern Hills Publishing $44.37; Wendy McGowan $207.50; Quill $388.90; Koeze Co. $245.69; Culligan $43.50; Thomson Reuters $64.58

COURTHOUSE BUILDING:  Servall Linen $55.52; McDonald Supply $34.52; Hillyard $64.63; Sams Club $121.59; BH Chemical $71.88; Cabelas $415.33

DIRECTOR OF EQUALIZATION:  CDW Government $11.49; Steinley Real Estate $570; SD Assn of Assessors $225; Sams Club $26.63; NetworkFleet $18.95

REGISTER OF DEEDS:  McLeod’s Printing $279.80; Kim Horkey $770; Quill $78.57

VETERANS SERVICES:  Quill $130.12

INFO TECHNOLOGY:  Golden West $3,995; Ricoh $1,280.72; Schneider Corp $6,850

HUMAN RESOURCES:  Office Depot $156.51; Verizon $16.44

SHERIFF:  Aflac $57.20; Black Hills Electric $55.85; Vanway Trophy $97.90; Sirchie Finger Print Supplies $455.36; Lynn Peavey Evidence Supplies $581.50; Action Target $105.98; Midway USA Ammo $1,258.18; NIC Sheriff Badge $107.21; NetworkFleet $170.55; Culligan $40; Nelson’s Oil & Gas $63.64; Lexis Nexis $85; CBH Cooperative $1,785.20; Battle Mtn Humane Society $800

CORONER:  Clinical Labs of the BH $56

PRISONER CARE:  Rapid City Regional Hospital $750.69; Correct RX Pharmacy $132.37; Custer Ambulance $273.72; City of Rapid City $105; Manlove Psychiatric Group $43.63; City/County Alcohol $226

AIRPORT: MG Oil $2,628.26

POOR/BURIAL:  McColley’s Chapel $2,000

MENTALLY ILL:  Audra Hill Consulting $405

MENTAL ILLNESS BOARD:  Yankton Co Treasurer $142.25

LIBRARY:  Amazon $1,394.13

EXTENSIONBrad Keizer $334.32; Quill $190.49; SDSU West River Ag Center $58.78

CONSERVATION:  Quill $111.68

WEED & PESTWeed & Pest Assn $300 

PLANNING:  Quill $57.74

 

COUNTY ROAD & BRIDGE:  Black Hills Electric $1,723.31; Black Hills Energy $119.49; Butler Machinery $108,277.44; Schott Schramm $69.89; D-Ware $2,750; Eddie’s Truck Sales $64,368.26; French Creek Loggers/NAPA $48.69; Fastenal $33.06; Grimms Pump $479.99; Arrowwood Resort $91.95; Kenny Brendel $13.09; Servall $98.17; Town of Buffalo Gap $54; Snap On Tools $26.50; Rockmount Research $828.87; West River International $75.23; Shopko $80.38; McKie Ford $161.31; David Minzel $500; Industrial Supply $21.26; Croell $517,719; Culligan $53; Century Link $14.02; Nelson’s Oil & Gas $571.90; MG Oil $20,199.71; SD State Treasurer $709.72; Great Western Tire $7,337.66; Trail King Industries $1,577.82; PowerPlan $134.67; Pacific Steel $7.87; CBH Cooperative $3,555.45; Whisler Bearing $44.60; Custer Industrial $10.36

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: Blue Cell $200; Networkfleet $18.95

STATE GRANTS-GENERAL GOVERNMENT:  Hills Material $5,932.25; Kadrmas Lee & Jackson $10,872.47

24/7:  Quill $358.80

BUILDING: Custer Black Hills Electric $407.99; Black Hills Energy $6,001.97; Convergint Technologies $311.05; Menards $39.43

EMERGENCY LINE: Innovative Office Solutions $43.21; VDO Communications $39.90; Culligan $40; Century Link $532.64

LAW LIBRARY- NON-DEPARTMENTAL:  Thomson Reuters $64.58

  1. Conflict of Interest Declarations

None declared.

  1. Emergency Management
    1. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Lintz to authorize Mike Carter to sign on behalf of the first responders any documentation needed at the “Gathering” to be held in Belle Fourche.  Motion carried, unanimous.
  2. Highway Department
    1. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Lintz to approve the surplus of a 2009 CAT 140M Motor Grader.  Motion carried, unanimous.
    2. Motion by Lampert and seconded by Lintz to approve the bid and authorize the purchase of a 2005 Freightliner M2 106 Water Truck from Eddie’s Truck Sales at a cost of $64,250. Motion carried, unanimous.
  3. Planning Department
    1. Motion by Sorenson and seconded by Hartman to approve the wireless communication tower modification for Verizon located on 14363 Hasselstrom Place, SE4NE4 & S2, Section 8, Township 3 South, Range 8 West, Custer County, South Dakota.  Motion carried, unanimous.
  1. Airport
    1. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson to reimburse Michael & Sara Janson ½ of the $1,176 requested for a survey they had done upon furnishing the Planning Office with a copy of the bill and a copy of the survey.  Hartman – Aye, Sorenson – Aye, Lampert – Aye, Lintz – Nay and Bies – Nay.  Motion carried.
    2. Motion by Sorenson and seconded by Lintz to authorize Mark Stites to advertise for bids to replace the jet fuel system. Motion carried, unanimous.
  1. Sheriff’s Department
    1. Motion by Lintz and seconded by Lampert to approve the resignation of Deputy Tim Almy effective December 29, 2017. Motion carried, unanimous.
    2. Sheriff Marty Mechaley presented an updated on the surplus vehicles. Mechaley was advised to check with Search and Rescue to see if any of the vehicles could be used by that department.
    3. Motion by Lintz and seconded by Lampert to approve the promotion of Jeff McGraw from Sergeant to Lieutenant effective January 1, 2018. Motion carried, unanimous.
    4. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson to approve the contract with Wind Cave to provide dispatch service in the amount of $5,500. Motion carried, unanimous.
  1. Equalization
    1. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson to approve the request to remove the value of a structure due to loss during the Legion Lake fire.  Motion carried, unanimous.
    2. Motion by Lintz and seconded by Lampert to adjust the value of land impacted by the Legion Lake fire with a 20% reduction on the value of the acres of land affected by the fire for a period of 3 years, provided the property owner requests the reduction. Motion carried, unanimous.
    3. Request for comp time was moved to Executive Session.
  1. Auditor
    1. Motion by Lampert and seconded by Lintz to approve Resolution 2017-7 Supplemental Budget 2017. Motion carried, unanimous.

Whereas, The Board of County Commissioners propose a supplement to the General Fund Budget (101) in the amount of $92,217.85 as follows:  Treasurer Budget $30,403.60; Courthouse Building Budget $43,200.38; Info Technology Budget $909.55; Fair Budget $11,750.00; Search & Rescue Budget $232.29 and  Airport Budget $5,722.03.  Means of finance will come from the General Fund Unassigned Reserve.

Now Therefore Be It Resolved by the Board of County Commissioners to adopt the Supplemental Budget for 2017.

Dated this 28th day of December, 2017.

  1. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Sorenson to adopt the 2018 Office Calendar with commission meeting dates of January 10th and 25, February 7th and 21st, March 7th and 28th, April 11th and 25th, May 9th and 23rd, June 13th and 27th, July 11th and 25th, August 8th and 22nd, September 12th and 26th, October 10th and 24th, November 7th and 28th and December 12th and 27th. Motion carried, unanimous.
  2. Motion by Lintz and seconded by Lampert to approve the requests from the City of Hermosa and the City of Custer to conduct a combined election as provided under the provisions of SDCL 12-2-5. Motion carried, unanimous.
  1. Human Resource
    1. Motion by Lintz and seconded by Lampert to table the proposed 2018 employee wages until the January 10, 2018 commission meeting.  Motion carried, unanimous.
  1. Public Comment – none

 

  1. Commission
    1. Mail call – A Christmas card was received from the Pennington County ESCC; a letter was received from the Couch Ranch regarding the Section Line trail (266th) Project; and letter was received from the South Dakota State Historical Society approving the Wood House (Stabler House) 303 2nd Street, Buffalo Gap, South Dakota to the National Register of Historic Places.
    2. Meeting Schedule – STAR Academy auction will be held on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the Custer County Commission room of the Custer County Courthouse.
    3. Meeting Reports – Lintz attended a Weed & Pest Board meeting last week and all is well and Bies attended a Legion Lake Fire meeting in Hot Springs last week.

 

  1. Executive Session
    1. Motion by Lampert and seconded by Lintz to go into Executive Session pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2(1).  Executive session began at 9:23 a.m. and concluded at 10:36 a.m.
    2. Motion by Lampert and seconded by Hartman to approve an indigent request. Motion carried, unanimous.
    3. Motion by Hartman and seconded by Lampert to approve a $5,000 donation to the Red Cross and the funds to come out of the Contigency Account #101-4-112-429.00. Motion carried, unanimous.
    4. Motion by Lampert and seconded by Lintz to untable and approve the 2018 Employee Wages:

 

Travis Bies, Commissioner $9,000 plus $1,200 for travel expenses; Phil Lampert, Commissioner $9,000 plus $1,200 for travel expenses; Jim Lintz, Commissioner $9,000 plus $1,200 for travel expenses; Mark Hartman, Commissioner $9,000 plus $1,200 for travel expenses; Jesse Sorenson, Commissioner $9,000 plus $1,200 for travel expenses.

Terri Cornelison, Auditor $45,900 plus $3,000 for Fire Advisory Board Administrative Assistant; Dawn McLaughlin, Treasurer $49,420.22; Tracy Kelley, States Attorney $59,040; Wendy McGowan, Deputy States Attorney $39,922.80; Troy Schmidt, IST/GIS $40,000; Robert Skinner, Maintenance Supervisor $40,800; Patty Caster, Director of Equalization $42,840; Teri L. Morgan, Register of Deeds $40,000; Jana Virtue, Veterans Services Officer $17.31 hourly; Tim Holland, Human Resources Officer $26,265; Marty Mechaley, Sheriff and Dispatch Supervisor $66,000; Doris Ann Mertz, Library Director $44,167.02; Rex Harris, Planning Director $48,852.90; Gary Woodford, Highway Superintendent $60,840.16; Mike Carter, Emergency Manager/Grant Coordinator $54,540.16.  For hourly employees annual wages – Christine Browning, Deputy Auditor II $13.23; Diane Ruggiero, Deputy Treasurer II $13.23; Joni Martinson, Deputy Treasurer II $13.23; Paula Arthur, Deputy Treasurer II $13.23; Monica DeNardis, Deputy Treasurer III $12.60; Ann White, GIS Technician $13.23; Lela Larson, States Attorney Office Manager $18.65; Cinda Jones, States Attorney Legal Assistant $14.93; Steve Schmidt, Maintenance $14.79; Jamie Walton, Maintenance $13.50; Karen Whitney, Department of Equalization Office Manager $19.38; Julie Jenniges, Appraiser $15.49; Amanda Pierce, Appraiser $14.93; Robyn VanDerSys, Deputy 1 Register of Deeds $13.23; Steve McMillin, Lieutenant $24.50; Jeffrey McGraw, Lieutenant $23.95; Derrick Reifenrath, Deputy Sheriff $21.45; Ross Norton, Deputy Sheriff $21.00; Heath Lowry, Deputy Sheriff $21.00; Matthew Tramp, Deputy Sheriff $20.50; Matthew Warren, Deputy Sheriff $20.50; Matthew Kunz, Tempory Part-Time Deputy Sheriff $20.50, Jonathan Moseley, Civil Deputy/Admin $16.28; Nicole Parker, Admin Assistant $15.23; Janice Carter, Part-Time 24/7 Attendant $14.18; William Schleining, Reserve Deputy $13.66; Mark Besser, Reserve Deputy $13.66; Ryan Mechaley, Reserve Deputy $13.66; Nick Novak, Reserve Deputy $13.66, Joshua Scheck, Reserve Deputy $13.66; Ned Westphal, Reserve Deputy $21.00; Joel Behlings, Dispatcher $22.25; Nancy Cates, Dispatcher $20.50; Michelle Boehrs, Dispatcher $16.71; Leslie Skinner, Dispatcher $16.18; Christopher Bennett, Dispatcher $16.18; Ellie Douglas, Dispatcher $16.18; James Laverick, Disptacher $15.67; Sherry Weber, Nurse Secretary $12.75; Mary Richards, Librarian $15.49; Janice Stalder, Librarian $16.28; Roberta Upton, Part-Time Librarian $14.96; Penny Kane, Part-Time Temp Librarian $12.24;Caleb Ross, Part-Time Temp Librarian $12.86; Eileen Wahlstrom, Part-Time Temp Librarian $12.86; Angela Keierleber, Extension/Conservation Secretary $13.14; Caley Buckert, Weed & Pest Coordinator $17.75; James Kor, Part-Time Planning Engineer $17.60, Kim Kerkvliet, Planning Administrative Assistant $12.75; Patrick Assmann, Highway Equipment Operator I $19.28; Kenny Brendel, Highway Equipment Operator II $17.75; Cathy Carter, Highway Officer Manager $16.81; Doug Christensen, Highway Equipment Operator I $19.28; Jesse Doyle, Highway Equipment Operator II $17.23; Craig Golder, Highway Equipment Operator II $17.23; Jon Jurrens, Highway Equipment Operator II $16.73; Paul Kock, Highway Equipment Operator II $17.23; Todd Leusink, Highway Equipment Operator I $18.26; David Minzel, Highway Mechanic $21.42; Scott Schramm, Highway Equipment Operator II $16.73; Allen Skrdlant, Equipment Operator II $18.26; Darcy Smith, Temporary Part-Time Operator/Sign Man $18.77; David Stanton, Highway Equipment Operator II $16.73; Kevin Treloar, Highway Equipment Operator II $19.28;

  1. Adjourn

Motion by Sorenson and seconded by Hartman to adjourn the meeting at 10:49 a.m.  The next meeting will be at 8 a.m. January 10, 2018, in the Commissioner’s Room in the Custer County Courthouse.

 

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­____________________________

Travis Bies, Chairman

Attest:

Terri Cornelison, Custer County Auditor

Published once at the total approximate cost of ______$0.00___________.