BUTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONER PROCEEDINGS JAN 8, 2013

2013-01-30T08:00:00Z BUTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONER PROCEEDINGS JAN 8, 2013 Rapid City Journal
January 30, 2013 8:00 am

THE BUTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS CONVENED AT 9:30 A.M. January 8, 2013. Commissioners present were Hansen, Kling, Smeenk and Fernen. Commissioner Harms was absent. Mr. Cal Geis and Mr. James Ager were present.

Vice-Chairman Ken Hansen called the meeting to order and led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Motion by Smeenk Second by Kling to approve the meeting agenda. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Motion by Smeenk Second by Fernen to change the word give to appropriate and then proceed to approve the corrected minutes from the December 4, 2012 Commissioner’s meeting. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

The correction is as follows: Motion by Kling Second by Smeenk to give appropriate $30,000.00 to the Butte County Ambulance Service to assist with the financial shortfall. The motion is contingent upon funding from the City of Belle Fourche. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Motion by Smeenk Second by Fernen to approve the minutes from the December 18, 2012 Commissioner’s meeting. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Vice-Chairman Hansen asked if there was any unfinished business for 2012. There being no unfinished business for 2012 the reorganization for 2013 was to begin.

Commissioner Smeenk thanked Commissioner Harms and Commissioner Hansen for their dedication and hard work during their years of service with Butte County. Commissioner Kling and Commissioner Fernen reiterated Smeenk’s thank you to Commissioner Harms and Commissioner Hansen.

Vice-Chairman Hansen thanked the residents of Butte County for their support while serving as Commissioner for 8 years and went on to let the Commissioners know how much he had enjoyed working with them.

Auditor Elaine Jensen administered Oaths of Office for (4) year terms to Commissioner Cal Geis for Commission District #2, Commissioner James Ager for Commission District #4, State’s Attorney Heather Plunkett, Treasurer Debra Lensegrav and Coroner Gary Brunner.

Motion by Smeenk Second by Geis to nominate Commissioner Kim W. Kling as

Commissioner Chairman for 2013 and Commissioner Ken Fernen as Vice-Chairman for 2013. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Chairman Kling welcomed Commissioner Cal Geis and Commissioner James Ager to the Board of Butte County Commissioners.

Chairman Kling distributed the following Committee Appointments.

2013 Butte County

2013 COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

EXTENSION: James Ager

AMBULANCE: Steve Smeenk Ken Fernen

DISPATCH ADVISORY BOARD: Ken Fernen

Alternate: Steve Smeenk

B.H. COUNCIL OF LOCAL GVT: Cal Geis

Alternate: Kim Kling

MENTAL ILLNESS BOARD: Cal Geis

COUNTY BUILDINGS: Ken Fernen James Ager

INDIGENT ASSISTANCE: James Ager

Alternate: Kim Kling

RESOURCE & CONSERVATION DEVELOP: Steve Smeenk

Alternate: Cal Geis

JAIL & JUVENILE SERVICE: James Ager

B.F. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Cal Geis

Alternate: Kim W. Kling

BUTTE-LAWRENCE COUNTY FAIR FOARD: James Ager

WEED & PEST BOARD: Steve Smeenk

Alternate: Cal Geis

Highway/Transportation Committee: Ken Fernen and Steve Smeenk

Planning Commission: Kim W. Kling

Alternate: Ken Fernen

Motion by Smeenk Second by Geis to set the first Tuesday of each month beginning at 9:30 a.m. and the third Tuesday of each month beginning at 1:00 p.m. as the regular Commissioner meetings for 2013. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Motion by Smeenk Second by Ager to pass Resolution 2013-01

Establish Official Depositories. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

RESOLUTION 2013-01

Establish Official Depositories

WHEREAS, SDCL 7-20-13 requires the County Board of Commissioners to approve the designation of each depository for the deposit of county funds, and

WHEREAS, several different financial institutions are doing business in Butte County and meet the requirements established under SDCL Chapter 7-20, and

WHEREAS, the Butte County Treasurer has requested the following financial institutions be designated as official depositories for the fiscal year 2011: Wells Fargo Bank South Dakota 600 State Street, Belle Fourche, SD, Pioneer Bank & Trust 700 State Street, Belle Fourche, SD, First Interstate Bank 41 5th Avenue, Belle Fourche, SD, Northern Hills Federal Credit Union 504 Grant Street, Belle Fourche, SD, Simply Service Federal Credit Union 1842 5th Avenue, Belle Fourche, SD, First National Bank 217 Girard Avenue, Newell, SD, and

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, that the Butte County Board of Commissioners designate the above named financial institutions as official depositories for Butte County for the fiscal year 2012.

Dated this 8th day of January 2013.

BOARD OF BUTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

/s/: Kim W. Kling

KIM W. KLING, CHAIRMAN

ATTEST: /s/: Elaine Jensen

ELAINE JENSEN

BUTTE COUNTY AUDITOR

Motion by Geis Second by Fernen to pass Resolution 2013-02

Naming Deputies and Clerks. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

RESOLUTION 2013-02

Naming Deputies and Clerks

WHEREAS, under SDCL 7-7-20 if in the judgment of the

Board of County Commissioners it shall be deemed necessary for the office of

County State’s Attorney, County Treasurer, County Auditor, and Register of Deeds to have deputies or clerks to assist in the daily operations of their offices, and

WHEREAS, the volume and work load of these offices exceed the abilities of one single individual, and

WHEREAS, the Butte County Fiscal Year 2013 Budget has funds allocated for the deputy or clerk positions, and

WHEREAS, the fixed number of deputies or clerks to be employed, the time of employment and compensation which they shall receive must be set,

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, the Butte County Board of Commissioners authorize the County State’s Attorney to employ a full-time deputy, the County Auditor’s office to employ a full-time deputy and two full-time clerks, the Register of Deeds office to employ a full-time deputy and the County Treasurer’s office to employ a full-time deputy and two full-time clerks for the fiscal year 2013 at the compensation rate as established in the Year 2013 Wage Resolution.

Dated this 8th day of January 2013.

BOARD OF BUTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

/s/: Kim W. Kling

KIM W. KLING, CHAIRMAN

ATTEST: /s/: Elaine Jensen

ELAINE JENSEN

BUTTE COUNTY AUDITOR

Motion by Fernen Second by Smeenk to pass Resolution 2013-03

To Establish a Disbursement Schedule for Funds Paid Out. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

RESOLUTION 2013-03

To Establish a Disbursement Schedule for Funds Paid Out

WHEREAS, each budget year over a half dozen entities receive funds from Butte County’s Fiscal Budget, and

WHEREAS, the request for these budgeted funds are as the entities deem and the request for funding are not always timely, and

WHEREAS, in order to eliminate future cash flow and revenue problems and to improve the financial and managerial controls of County Funds and to provide the entities receiving funds for the fiscal year 2013 a firm payment schedule to work with,

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, that the established schedule of payments and amounts are authorized for automatic payment with the mid monthly payments:

25 percent County Road Reversion to Cities & Towns: One payment of $12,218.00 in January

Teen Court: One payment of $3,000.00 in January

County Fair: One payment of $7,500.00 in May

Artemis House: Four payments of $962.50 each in March, June, September and December

Soil Conservation: Two payments of $1,250.00 each in April and August

Fire: Two payments of $21,162.00 each in June and December.

Community Health Nurse: Four payments of $2,575.00 on or before each of the following dates: January15, April 15, July 15 and October 15.

Predator Animal: Twice a year as prescribed by law

Library Services:

One payment of $5,000.00 to the City of Belle Fourche on or before January 19, 2013

One payment of $3,000.00 to the City of Newell on or before January 19, 2013

Receipts in excess of $8,000.00 for 2013 apportioned in December 2013.

Planning Commissioners: One payment of $750.00 for each at-large Planning Commissioner in December

Dated this the 8th Day of January 2013.

BOARD OF BUTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

/s/: Kim W. Kling

KIM W. KLING, CHAIRMAN

ATTEST: /s/: Elaine Jensen

ELAINE JENSEN

BUTTE COUNTY AUDITOR

Resolution 2013-04 will be held so Auditor Jensen can acquire additional information.

Motion by Smeenk Second by Ager to pass Resolution 2013-05

Establish Election Polling Locations. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

RESOLUTION 2013-05

Establish Election Polling Locations

WHEREAS, under SDCL 12-14-1 each year the County Board of Commissioners are required to establish the election polling locations for the upcoming year, and

WHEREAS, THE Butte County Auditor’s Office has recommended the following polling locations for the year 2013:

Belle Fourche Wards & Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4-Belle Fourche Community Hall

Romans #11-Belle Fourche Community Hall

Minnesela #16-Belle Fourche Community Hall

Fruitdale #17-Belle Fourche Community Hall

Union #8, Horsecreek #13 and Newell Independent #14-Newell City Hall

Newell #20-Newell City Hall

Castle Rock #6-Castle Rock-Moreau Hall

Orman #12 and Nisland #18-American Legion Hall-Nisland

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, that the Butte County Board of Commissioners approve the above named election polling places for the year 2013.

Dated this 8th day of January 2013.

BOARD OF BUTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

/s/: Kim W. Kling

KIM W. KLING, CHAIRMAN

ATTEST: /s/: Elaine Jensen

ELAINE JENSEN

BUTTE COUNTY AUDITOR

Motion by Geis Second by Ager to pass Resolution 2013-06

Establishment of Annual Wages for Fiscal Year 2013. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

RESOLUTION 2013–06

Establishment of Annual Wages for fiscal year 2013

WHEREAS, in accordance with SDCL 6-1-10, the following is a list of annual salaries for Butte County Officials and employees for the Year 2013, and

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, that the following list is the annual salaries for

Butte County in the Year 2013.

Plunkett, Heather - States Attorney $65,670.02, Bennett, Cassie – Deputy States Attorney $47,380.32, Lamphere, Fred – Sheriff $51,788.10, Brunner, Gary – Deputy Sheriff $38,263.94, Clements, Tristan – Deputy Sheriff $38,263.94, Parrow, Douglas – Deputy Sheriff $38,263.94, Emergency Management Director Martha Wierzbicki $35,702.16, Walker, Paula – Register of Deeds $39,743.34, Lensegrav, Deb – Treasurer $39,743.34, Jensen, Elaine – Auditor $39,743.34 – Commissioner’s Assistant $8,433.88, Odle, Polly – Director of Equalization $39,743.34 – Planning Director $2,000.00, Adams, Don, Highway Superintendent - $43,014.66, Robert Wagner – Veteran Service Officer $16,044.86, Fernen, Ken – Commissioner $13,248.04, Smeenk, Steve – Commissioner $13,248.04, Ager, James – Commissioner $13,248.04, Kling, Kim – Commissioner $13,248.04, Geis, Cal – Commissioner $13,248.04.

Hourly employees: Alexander, Darren $15.62, Baker, Mick $14.06, Bennett, Megan $16.19, Bonnema, Kathy $13.08, Brunner, Julie $14.40, Erk, William $14.06, Flick, Toi $16.19, Ford, Dallas $16.19 + $160.00 per month, Fox, Krinda $13.59, Freed, Dennis $14.06, Greenwood, Vicki $16.19, Harris, Lindsey $13.59, Hauck, Amy $13.59, Heidrich, Dwayne $14.06, Helmer, Michael $14.06, Hendrickson, Ragine $14.54, Jankord, Debra $13.59, Jewett, Mae $11.33, Keegan, Kelly $13.59, Keil, Greg $14.27, Kiley, Clara $14.54, Lang, Megin $13.59, Lewis, Melodie $13.59, Melanson, DeRae $16.19, Mitchell, Melissa $13.59, Monier, Tracy $14.40, Nelson, Gerald $18.63, Nelson, Twyla $16.19, Netterberg, Jennifer $14.40, Raber, Daryl $14,27, Roberts, Paula $11.67, Sundstrom, Sheldon $14.27, Streeter, Justin $14.65, Tokley, Lori $16.19, Udager, Jada $16.19, Coroner $150.00/call, Guards/Matron $10.30 per hour, Election Workers $10.00/school - $130.00/election.

General Staff:

Starting $10.69; after three months $12.19; after six months $13.08; after 9 to 12 months $13.59.

Dispatch Center

Starting $12.70 – after three months $14.50; after six months $15.59; after 9 to 12 months $16.19.

Highway Hourly Rates:

Starting $13.25 – Truck Driver $13.88 – Blade Operator $14.06 – Sr. Blade Operator $14.27 Mechanic - $14.65 - Foreman $15.62.

Dated this 8th day of January 2013.

BOARD OF BUTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

/s/: Kim W. Kling

KIM W. KLING, CHAIRMAN

ATTEST: /s/: Elaine Jensen

ELAINE JENSEN

BUTTE COUNTY AUDITOR

Motion by Fernen Second by Smeenk to pass Resolution 2013-07

Worker’s Compensation Declaration. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

RESOLUTION 2013–07

Worker’s Compensation Declaration

WHEREAS, the elected and appointed officials of Butte County are included in the annual Worker’s Compensation wage calculations and insurance premiums, and

WHEREAS, SDCL 62-1-3/4 states that elected and appointed officials may be covered under Worker’s Compensation if so determined by the County Board of Commissioners, and

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, that the Butte County Board of Commissioners do elect to treat elected and appointed officials of Butte County as employees for the purpose of Worker’s Compensation as defined under Chapter 62-1 of the SDCL.

Dated this the 8th Day of January 2013.

BOARD OF BUTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

/s/: Kim W. Kling

KIM W. KLING, CHAIRMAN

ATTEST: /s/: Elaine Jensen

ELAINE JENSEN

BUTTE COUNTY AUDITOR

Motion by Smeenk Second by Geis to pass Resolution 2013-08

Naming of Butte County Sheriff Deputies. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

RESOLUTION 2013–08

Naming of Butte County Sheriff Deputies

WHEREAS, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office has established a reserve sheriff deputy staff, as well as a fulltime deputy staff according to the South Dakota Law Enforcement Board of Standards, and

WHEREAS, the following individuals have been awarded certificates of achievement from the State of South Dakota Law Enforcement Board of Standards, and

WHEREAS, these individuals have been deputized by the Sheriff of Butte County,

WHEREAS, Seth Berreth, Christopher Brill, Jack Brooker, Kurt Cruickshank, John Geib, Rebecca Griffin, Bill Jewett, Bill Monahan, Loren Schaub, Brian Staley, Justin Streeter, Jesse Strickland, and Wade Vissia serve as Volunteer Reserve Sheriff Deputy Officers in Butte County, and

WHEREAS, Gary L. Brunner, Douglas S. Parrow, and Tristan J. Clements serve as full-time Sheriff Deputy Officers in Butte County, and

WHEREAS, Debra Jankord serves as a full-time Civil Deputy, and

WHEREAS, Butte County Sheriff Fred Lamphere does recommend to the Board of Butte County Commissioners that all officers are in good standing,

BE IT THEREFORE FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Butte County Board of Commissioners upon the recommendation of the Sheriff of Butte County do hereby appoint all deputies in good standing as either volunteer reserve or full-time sheriff deputies in Butte County as stated above, and

BE IT THEREFORE FURTHER RESOLVED, that all of the above deputies shall be classified as county employees and shall be covered under Worker’s Compensation as defined under Chapter 62-1 of the SDCL.

Dated this the 8th Day of January 2013.

BOARD OF BUTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

/s/: Kim W. Kling

KIM W. KLING, CHAIRMAN

ATTEST: /s/: Elaine Jensen

ELAINE JENSEN

BUTTE COUNTY AUDITOR

Motion by Ager Second by Smeenk to pass Resolution 2013-09

Establishment of Travel Expenditure Rates. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

RESOLUTION 2013–09

Establishment of Travel Expenditure Rates

WHEREAS, since the cost of fuel, meals, lodging and travel, in general, are ever increasing, and

WHEREAS, the County Commissioners are required to review the rate of reimbursement annually, and

WHEREAS, the County Commissioners have the duty and authority to establish the County reimbursements methods and rates, and

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, that the Butte County Board of Commissioners set the mileage rate for usage of personal vehicles for County business based at the state rate of $0.37 per mile, overnight lodging shall be set at the least cost of available room, meal rates based at the state rate for breakfast, lunch and dinner shall be the actual cost up to a maximum (in-state) of: breakfast $5.00, lunch $9.00 and dinner $12.00 and maximum (out-state) of: breakfast $8.00, lunch $11.00 and dinner $17.00. All travel expenditures shall be submitted on a county travel voucher to the Auditor/Treasurer for review and payment.

Dated this the 8th Day of January 2013.

BOARD OF BUTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

/s/: Kim W. Kling

KIM W. KLING, CHAIRMAN

ATTEST: /s/: Elaine Jensen

ELAINE JENSEN

BUTTE COUNTY AUDITOR

Motion by Geis Second by Ager to pass Resolution 2013-10

Butte County Investment Policy. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

RESOLUTION 2013-10

BUTTE COUNTY INVESTMENT POLICY

WHEREAS the Butte County Treasurer is responsible for the safekeeping of county monies, the investment of county monies and the availability of county monies,

AND WHEREAS the County Treasurer must work in close cooperation with the County Auditor and County Commissioners,

AND WHEREAS the County Treasurer wishes for the input of the County Commissioners in administering these duties,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED according to SDCL 4-5-8, that the county treasurer use the banks designated by the Butte County Commissioners as official depositories for savings accounts, checking accounts and certificate of deposits,

AND that the County Treasurer invest in savings accounts, certificate of deposits, and US treasury bonds as she finds advantageous in the interest of county monies,

AND that all interest earned, be deposited into the county’s general fund or be reinvested into the certificate of deposit and savings account.

Dated this 8th day January 2013.

BOARD OF BUTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

/s/: Kim W. Kling

KIM W. KLING, CHAIRMAN

ATTEST: /s/: Elaine Jensen

ELAINE JENSEN

BUTTE COUNTY AUDITOR

Motion by Smeenk Second by Fernen to pass Resolution 2013-11 Designate Engineering Firm. \Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

RESOLUTION 2013-11

Designate Engineering Firm

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners are to designate an engineering firm to represent and advise Butte County and

WHEREAS, Butte County has a standing business relationship with Brosz Engineering and

WHEREAS, Brosz Engineering is currently the Engineering Firm on numerous

Butte County Road and Bridge Projects,

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED, that Brosz Engineering shall be named as the designated Engineering firm for Butte County for the year 2013.

Dated this 8th day of January 2013.

BOARD OF BUTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

/s/: Kim W. Kling

KIM W. KLING, CHAIRMAN

ATTEST: /s/: Elaine Jensen

ELAINE JENSEN

BUTTE COUNTY AUDITOR

Motion by Smeenk Second by Geis to pass Resolution 2013-12. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

BUTTE COUNTY

RESOLUTION 2013-12

The Butte County Board of Commissioners deems it advisable and in the best interest of Butte County to approve the Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan, December 2010, as amended in change one.

PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 8TH DAY OF JANUARY 2013.

BOARD OF BUTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

/s/: Kim W. Kling

KIM W. KLING, CHAIRMAN

ATTEST: /s/: Elaine Jensen

ELAINE JENSEN

BUTTE COUNTY AUDITOR

Motion by Geis Second by Ager to pass Resolution 2013-13 Designation of PILT payment.

Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

BUTTE COUNTY

RESOLUTION 2013-13

The Butte County Board of Commissioners will designate the PILT payment to the 2013 Budget. The PILT payment will be receipted into General Fund.

PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 8TH DAY OF JANUARY 2013.

BOARD OF BUTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

/s/: Kim W. Kling

KIM W. KLING, CHAIRMAN

ATTEST: /s/: Elaine Jensen

ELAINE JENSEN

BUTTE COUNTY AUDITOR

Motion by Smeenk Second by Geis to set the Indigent County Burial rate at $1,000.00 and the Indigent County Cremation rate at $700.00 for 2013. This is the same rate that was used in 2012. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Motion by Smeenk Second by Geis to appoint Mr. Bob Wagner as Butte County’s Veteran’s Service Officer for 2013. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Motion by Ager Second by Smeenk to accept the VSO report for December 2012. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Motion by Fernen Second by Smeenk to approve the bills for payment per the computer printout but hold check number 84346 payable to Motorola for the amount of $33,537.60 until clarification from Sheriff Lamphere. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

There were no abatements to present.

Motion by Smeenk Second by Ager to approve the following travel requests: Auditor’s Administrative Assistant Kathy Bonnema to attend a Total Vote Elections Workshop in Rapid City, SD on January 14, 2013 and Emergency Manager/E911 Coordinator/Floodplain Coordinator Martha Wierzbicki to go to Chamberlain, SD on February 12-13, 2013 to take a Certified Floodplain Manager Exam. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Highway Superintendent Don Adams presented the Commissioners with an Application to Construct an Approach to a County Road for Allen Schreier on Snoma Road. The request is for access to a lot. Attorney Rhonda Miller was also present. Chairman Kling felt that more facts were needed before a decision could be made.

Motion by Smeenk Second by Geis to table the Approach Application until Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Highway Superintendent Don Adams presented the Commissioners with an Application for Occupancy on the Right of Way of County Highways for Mr. Ed Humble to trench a water line for livestock use under Stonelake Road. Motion by Smeenk Second by Fernen to approve the Application submitted from Ed Humble to trench a water line under Stonelake Road for livestock use. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Customer Account Technician Scott Gullickson from Butler Machinery Company came before the Commissioners to discuss the updated GPS system that will be utilized in 6 blades. It was decided to test the new system for a couple of months before a purchase will be made. The estimated cost for the new GPS system is $7,000.00 but Butler Machinery Company would pay ½ of the cost with Butte County paying $3,500.00.

The Commissioners recessed for lunch at 12:07 p.m. with the public invited.

The Commissioners reconvened at 1:33 p.m.

State’s Attorney Heather Plunkett came before the Commissioners to address the items on the agenda pertaining to her department.

State’s Attorney Heather Plunkett presented the Commissioners with two Contracts for Representation of Indigents for Court Appointed/Public Defender Attorneys for 2013.The Contracts were submitted from Reindl Law Office and Dill Law Office, P.C. State’s Attorney Heather Plunkett’s recommendation was to accept both contracts.

Motion by Smeenk Second by Geis to accept the Contracts for Representation of Indigents for Court Appointed/Public Defender from Reindl Law Office and Dill Law Office, P.C. for 2013. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Sheriff Lamphere came before the Commissioners to discuss the items on the agenda pertaining to his department.

Sheriff Lamphere distributed the Activity Report for December 2012.

Sheriff Lamphere presented vehicle bids from Scott Peterson Motors and from Hersrud’s of Belle Fourche. Sheriff’s recommendation was to purchase two Dodge Crew Cab 1500 pickups from Scott Peterson Motors. The cost of each vehicle is $21,997.00. The prices are based off of South Dakota State Bids. The two new vehicles will replace the Dodge Durango and the 2009 F150 pickup. The 2009 F150 pickup will be surplused to the Highway Department.

Motion by Smeenk Second by Ager to authorize Sheriff Lamphere to purchase two Dodge Crew Cab 1500 pickups from Scott Peterson Motors for the cost of $21,997.00 for each pickup. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Sheriff Lamphere discussed extra compensation for his deputies for times they are called out after they are off duty and also for times the deputies have to come to court while not on duty. Sheriff Lamphere will put a projected cost estimate together and will present at the January 22nd meeting.

Motion by Smeenk Second by Fernen to pay voucher number 84346 payable to Motorola for the amount of $33,537.60 for portable and mobile radios. The purchase will be paid from the 2012 Homeland Security Grant. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Emergency Manager/E911 Coordinator/Floodplain Coordinator Martha Wierzbicki came before the Commissioners to discuss the items on the agenda pertaining to her department.

There will be a Pipeline Safety Emergency Response Program at the Branding Iron on

January 29, 2013 beginning at 5:30 p.m. The program would be very informational for all first responders.

Motion by Smeenk Second by Ager to appoint Emergency Manager Martha Wierzbicki to the OEM/HLS Region Committee. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Motion by Smeenk Second by Geis for Emergency Manager/E911 Coordinator Martha Wierzbicki to proceed with the Annual Phone Record/ALI Audit for E911 purposes. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Motion by Ager Second by Fernen to accept change order #15 from Mapping and Planning Specialists, Inc. for E911 & GPS/GIS Training at the estimated cost of $4,832.00. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Motion by Geis Second by Ager to authorize Chairman Kling to sign the Butte-Lawrence County Fair Agreement for 2013. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Motion by Smeenk Second by Fernen to authorize Chairman Kling to sign a letter addressed to Senator John Thune, Senator Tim Johnson and Representative Kristi Noem asking them to investigate the collapse of the sheep markets in the United States. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

Committee Reports were given.

Motion by Smeenk Second by Geis to approve Resolution 2013-04 Name Official Newspaper for Legal Publication. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

RESOLUTION 2013-04

Name Official Newspaper for Legal Publication

WHEREAS, under SDCL 7-18-3 the Board of Commissioners are required to designate three (3) legal newspapers in the County, or in case there are not three (3) legal newspapers within the county, then as many as are legal, as the official newspapers for the County, for publication of Commissioner’s proceedings and notices and

WHEREAS, SDCL 7-18-3 requires the designation of the County’s official newspaper be made at the first meeting in January in each year, and

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, that the Butte County Board of Commissioners name the Butte County Post as the official newspaper for the year 2013.

Dated this the 8th Day of January 2013.

BOARD OF BUTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

/s/: Kim W. Kling

KIM W. KLING, CHAIRMAN

ATTEST: /s/: Elaine Jensen

ELAINE JENSEN

BUTTE COUNTY AUDITOR

Motion by Geis Second by Smeenk to adjourn the meeting at 3:20 p.m. Vote Unanimous. Motion Carried.

SALARY:

ASSESSOR’S OFFICE/PLANNING $3,617.67, AUDITOR’S OFFICE $5,000.86, BUILDINGS $1,313.40, COMMISSIONERS $2,788.43, DISPATCH $11,435.24, EM/911 $0.00, EXTENSION $1,055.20, HIGHWAY DEPT/WEED CONTROL $13,836.02, NURSE’S OFFICE $1,055.20, REGISTER OF DEEDS OFFICE $2,602.46, SHERIFF DEPT $8,923.24, STATES ATTORNEY OFFICE $6,405.45, TREASURER’S OFFICE $3,657.66, VETERAN SERVICE OFFICE $599.13

COUNTY SHARE FICA:

BUTTE COUNTY SHARE $4,765.19

SDRS RETIREMENT:

BUTTE COUNTY SHARE $3,694.66

GROUP INSURANCE:

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES:

SD DEPT OF TRANS $1,023.53, BRILL, CHRIS $160.00, KRISTA HEEREN-GRABER $500.00, PENNINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF $1,091.20, BROOKER, JACK $120.00, BACHMAN, RENEE $350.00, BUTTE CONSERVATION DIST $3,000.00, HARDISON, DEBRA $100.00, HAVEMEIER, LESLIE $187.00, INTERSTATE ENGINEERING $3,363.40, BRILL, CHRIS $160.00, ANLIKER, MARTI MARIE $50.00, HIPPEN-DADOVICH, CYNTHIA $20.00, DILL LAW OFFICE, PC $3,500.00, RAPID CITY REGIONAL HOSPITAL $632.00, RAPID CITY REGIONAL HOSPITAL $1,862.88, AUDRA MALCOMB CONSULTING $278.28, RADIOLOGY ASSOCIATES PROF LLC $249.00, REINDL, STACI L $11,411.33, FREDERICKSON LAW OFFICE $3,320.60, CITY/COUNTY ALCOHOL & DRUG $4,742.00, ELLINGSON, JOSEPH $1,069.77, DONALD A. JANZ PHD $212.50, JOHNS & KOSEL ATTORNEYS AT LAW $1,020.15, CARLSON, JEAN M $16.80, BROOKER, JACK $146.00, SDSU EXTENSION $5,437.00

PUBLISHING:

RENTALS:

PITNEY BOWES INC $456.66, CENTURY BUSINESS PRODUCTS INC $83.03, DJ CONSTRUCTION & DEVELOPMENT $3,300.00, A & B BUSINESS EQUIPMENT $202.90, CENTURY BUSINESS PRODUCTS INC $279.57, DJ CONSTRUCTION & DEVELOPMENT $700.00

REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE:

JOHNSON ELECTRIC $291.98, JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL $213.36, FERNEN ELECTRONICS $225.00, REDWOOD TOXICOLOGY LABORATORY $143.75, OVERHEAD DOOR COMPANY OF RAPID $1,021.71, BUTLER MACHINERY $807.52, HERSRUDS OF B.F. $57.78, FRONTIER GLASS OF BELLE $4,500.00, TYLER TECHNOLOGIES INC $13,886.00, GENE'S LOCK SHOP $75.00, MERLE'S LANDSCAPING & YARD SER $646.00, G & R CONTROLS $3,699.49, CORR CONSTRUCTION SERVICES INC $15,570.00

SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS:

FASTENAL COMPANY $29.08, SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN $872.37, DAKOTA LUMBER $230.00, TRIMBLE NAVIGATION LIMITED $239.70, QUILL CORPORATION $211.34, ROCKINGTREE LANDSCAPES INC $53.00, SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN $458.30, DAKOTA LUMBER $1,202.41, ROUNDUP BUILDING CENTER $73.32, SD DEPT OF TRANS $1,935.48, SAND CREEK PRINTING $555.52, PHEASANTLAND IND $206.80, STEREOS N STUFF $67.93, BLACK HILLS PIONEER $122.00, QUILL CORPORATION $104.54, ROCKMOUNT RESEARCH & ALLOYS INC $531.77, VANGUARD APPRAISALS, INC $8,594.00, SPEARFISH EXTINGUISHER $32.20, HOXIE, LINDA $95.85, HILLYARD/SIOUX FALLS $177.45

CONFERENCE & TRAVEL:

PIZZA HUT $55.47, STADIUM SPORTS GRILL $260.85

UTILITIES:

BLACK HILLS POWER $94.61, MCGAS PROPANE $410.27, KNOLOGY $723.81, AT&T $60.85, CITY OF BELLE FOURCHE $154.78, WEST RIVER COOP TELEPHONE CO $68.16, AT&T MOBILITY $153.80, REFUSE SOLUTIONS INC $78.00, GOLDEN WEST TELECOMMUNICATIONS $23.45, BUTTE-MEADE SANITARY $73.00, CENTURYLINK $973.88, WEST RIVER COOP TELEPHONE CO. $34.49

OTHER:

MOTOROLA $33,537.60, BUTTE CO. SHERIFF'S OFFICE PET $500.00, SD ASSN CO HWY SUPTS $225.00, SD SHERIFFS ASSOCIATION $653.30

APPROVED BY THE COMMISSION:

/s/

Kim W. Kling, Chairman

ATTEST:

/s/

Elaine Jensen, Auditor

Published once at the total approximate cost of $325.37.

Published Wed., Jan. 30, 2013

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