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OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE STARK COUNTY

OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE STARK COUNTY COMMISSION December 28, 2022 Chairman Franchuk called the special meeting of the Stark County Board of Commissioners to order at 9:00 AM. Commissioners Present: Dean Franchuk, Paul Clarys, Bernie Marsh, Neal Messer, and Cory White. Department Heads Present: Auditor Karen Richard, Road Superintendent Al Heiser, Planning & Zoning Steve Josephson, States Attorney Amanda Engelstad, and County Park Lisa Heiser. RATIFY AGENDA MOTION BY: Commissioner Messer SECONDED BY: Commissioner Clarys To ratify the agenda as presented. DISPOSITION: All voted aye. Motion Carried. ACCOUNTS PAYABLE Clarys explained the SWMCC payment was a catch-up payment. Richard states it was budgeted for but the checks were not sent. MOTION BY: Commissioner Messer SECONDED BY: Commissioner Marsh To approve the resolution and supplement as presented. DISPOSITION: Roll call: Commissioners: Messer - aye, Marsh - aye, White - aye, Clarys - aye, Chairman Franchuk – aye. Motion Carried. DECEMBER 2022 FINANCIALS – MINUTES 24/7 Fund: PRECISION KIOSK, $1350; ATTY GENERAL, $4025; PHARM CHEM, $2,343.65 9-1-1 Equipment: CONSOLIDATED, $21.32; VISA, $60.89 Cops Grant: PAYROLL: $3,551.68; County Agent: PAYROLL: $6,898.76, ABM, $34.98; BOSS, $282.90; CONSOLIDATED, $149.46; KURT FROELICH, $162.50; VISA, $186.92 County Jail: SWMCCC, $411,277.09 County Roads: AED EVERYWHERE INC, $74; CHARBONNEAU, $2,747.89; CHS, $12,419.15; CONSOLIDATED, $134.67; ESCO, $4,586.40; FASTENAL, $37.15; KLJ, $2,366.83; KOHLER, $974; KONECRANES, $1220; NELSON INTL, $50.29; NW TIRE, $3,324.01; RUNNINGS, $67.58; TOTAL SAFETY, $411.40; WEST DAKOTA OIL, $5,036.57; ZONAR, $198.96; ARAMARK, $150.72; AUTO VALUE, $45.98; BUTLER, $20,333.08; CENTURY LINK, $77.29; CERTIFIED POWER, $818.76; CITY OF BELFIELD, $28.11; CITY OF DICKINSON, $107.40; CITY OF RICHARDTON, $124.03; DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION, $13,415.72; GENERAL STEEL, $106.64; IBS INC, $131.41; J & J OPERATING, $5,291.05; JP STEEL, $304.64; LAWSON PRODUCTS, $60.50; LINDE GAS, $273.17; MAC’S, $87.99; MDU, $2,406.60; MENARDS, $149.57; MOTOR VEHICLE, $34.50; NAPA BELFIELD, $19.84; NAPA DICKINSON, $98.79; RDO EQUIPMENT, $2,286.36; ROUGHRIDER ELECTRIC, $194.08; SAX MOTOR, $23,619; SW WATER, $161.62; TITAN MACHINERY, $265; VAL’S SANITATION, $240; VISA, $900; WEED-BLASTER, $5060; WEST PLAINS, $36; WESTLIE TRUCK CENTER, $896.14; NORTHERN PLAINS ENGINEERING, $66,190; DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION, $1,144.20 County Weed: PAYROLL: $11,292.31; ABM, $34.98; AGTERRA, $105; BOSS, $22.99; FORUM COMM, $7.70; VISA, $25 E9-1-1: PAYROLL: $5,434.16; CITY OF DICKINSON, $11,542.38; DICKINSON POLICE DEPARTMENT, $1300 General: PAYROLL: $487,160.96; ABM, $2,121.32; BALCO, $610.42; BOSS, $1,010.67; BRAUNS, $1,144.59; CONSOLIDATED, $30,120.94; JLORAE PERFECT SERVICES, $3000; JUST IN GLASS, $419.22; THOMSON REUTERS, $978.21; TOTAL SAFETY, $23: WEX FLEET, $12,537.86; WEX HEALTHCARE, $99; ARMOR, $176; BERGER ELECTRIC, $160; BCBSND, $156.80; BRAVERA INSURANCE, $6312; CENTURY LINK, $151.72; CITY OF DICKINSON, $13,628.85; CITY OF DICKINSON ANIMAL SHELTER, $100; D & E SUPPLY, $262.23; DAVID BENDITT, $2250; LARSEN, SUSAN, $11.88; MARSH, BERNIE, $653; RICHARD, BYRON, $25; DEPT OF CORRECTIONS, $284.98; ELECTION SYSTEMS SOFTWARE, $4,469.13; ELECTRIC SALES, $140,863.92; ETSYSTEMS, $330; FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, $834.49; GOOSENECK IMPLEMENT, $17,910; GUARDIAN FLEET, $14,614.10; ITD, $7,333.08; JEFF’S TOWING, $1,192.65; JON’S HOME COMFORTS, $596.40; KEITH SIGNS, $44,956.19; LEC MAINTENANCE, $17,377.29; MDU, $12,063.20; MENARDS, $57.69; ND 911 ASSOC, $100; ND PLANNING ASSOC, $55; ND STATE BOARD OF LAW EXAMINER, $380; NDEMA, $50; NEWBY’S, $5.29; NORTHWEST IRON FIREMAN, $34; NOVA FIRE PROTECTION, $350; POST BOARD, $495; RAMADA BISMARCK HOTEL, $172.80; ROUGHRIDER ELEC, $1556; ROUGHRIDER MOTORSPORTS, $5150; SERVICE PRINTERS, $3,249.20; SUPERIOR WATER, $27; T-REX CONOCO, $106.39; TYLER BUSINESS FORMS, $530.88; USPS, $332; VISA, $3,520.75; XEROX, $225.38 Highway Distribution: PAYROLL: $218,485.19; CONSOLIDATED, $13,149; NORTHERN PLAINS ENGINEERING, $14,927.50; CARY REINDEL, $100; NDACO, $126; NDACE CONFERENCE, $300; SANFORD HEALTH, $100 Preservation Fund: US RECORDS MIDWEST, $4,991.16 Siren Contingency: ROUGHRIDER ELECTRIC, $411.90 Veteran’s Service Office: PAYROLL: $14,246.18; ADVANCED BUSINESS METHODS, $104.81; CONSOLIDATED, $27.07 Victim Witness: PAYROLL: $15,408.33; ABM, $69.96; CONSOLIDATED, $21.32; VISA, $61.19 BOB PROCIVE – DENNIS RICHARD PLAT/ROW VACATION Procive explained Dennis Richard would like the commission to consider a partial plat vacation and a rightof-way vacation in the SW ¼ of 29-139-99. Richard would like to revert lots 5, 6, and 7 and the right away to the west of these lots and eventually rezone to agricultural. Procive explains he has done 2 registered mailings and got 2 for and 2 against responses. Messer questions if we need to hold a public hearing. Engelstad explains this is uncharted territory, with no set procedure so she is following the procedure for municipalities. To be on the safe side a public hearing should be held. DISPOSITION: Hold a public hearing at the February Commission meeting. ST. PIUS VEREIN BEER & LIQUOR LICENSE MOTION BY: Commissioner Marsh SECONDED BY: Commissioner Messer To approve the beer and liquor license for St. Pius Verein. DISPOSITION: Roll call: Commissioners: Marsh - aye, Messer - aye, Clarys - aye, White- aye, Chairman Franchuk – aye. ELDER CARE 2023 DISTRIBUTION Richard presented information on the Eldercare Mill levy and the money they received in 2022 was used to catch up for 2021. They are going to try to fill the 2022 gap by asking other counties and small cities. Richard asked the commission to consider an additional $55,500 to bridge the gap for 2023, so they could go into 2024 in the green. MOTION BY: Commissioner Messer SECONDED BY: Commissioner Marsh To fund the $55,500 through the Cares Act Funding. DISPOSITION: Roll call: Commissioners: Messer - aye, Marsh - aye, White - aye, Clarys - aye, Chairman Franchuk – aye. Motion Carried. 2022 BUDGET AMENDMENTS MOTION BY: Commissioner Messer SECONDED BY: Commissioner White To amend the 2022 budget for 2150 Highway Tax Distribution by $4,952,295.56. DISPOSITION: Roll call: Commissioners: Messer - aye, White - aye, Marsh - aye, Clarys - aye, Chairman Franchuk – aye. Motion Carried. MOTION BY: Commissioner Messer SECONDED BY: Commissioner White To amend the 2022 budget for 2720 Jail/Capital Projects by $8,225.52. DISPOSITION: Roll call: Commissioners: Messer - aye, White - aye, Marsh - aye, Clarys - aye, Chairman Franchuk – aye. Motion Carried. MOTION BY: Commissioner Messer SECONDED BY: Commissioner Clarys To amend the 2022 budget for 2970 Weed Control by $11,129.24. DISPOSITION: Roll call: Commissioners: Messer - aye, Clarys - aye, Marsh - aye, White - aye, Chairman Franchuk – aye. Motion Carried. MOTION BY: Commissioner Messer SECONDED BY: Commissioner White To amend the 2022 budget for 6014 Security Reimbursement by $309.70. DISPOSITION: Roll call: Commissioners: Messer - aye, White - aye, Marsh - aye, Clarys - aye, Chairman Franchuk – aye. Motion Carried. MOTION BY: Commissioner Messer SECONDED BY: Commissioner Clarys To amend the 2022 budget for 6018 Stark County Victim Witness by $35,401.03. DISPOSITION: Roll call: Commissioners: Messer - aye, Clarys - aye, Marsh - aye, White - aye, Chairman Franchuk – aye. Motion Carried. MOTION BY: Commissioner Messer SECONDED BY: Commissioner White To amend the 2022 budget for 6044 COVID-19 by $166,446.84. DISPOSITION: Roll call: Commissioners: Messer - aye, White - aye, Marsh - aye, Clarys - aye, Chairman Franchuk – aye. Motion Carried. MOTION BY: Commissioner Messer SECONDED BY: Commissioner White To transfer $50,000 from 1000 General Fund to 6018 Stark County Victim Witness. DISPOSITION: Roll call: Commissioners: Messer - aye, White - aye, Marsh - aye, Clarys - aye, Chairman Franchuk – aye. Motion Carried. MOTION BY: Commissioner Messer SECONDED BY: Commissioner Marsh To transfer $55,160.32 from 2110 Farm to Market Road to 2120 Unorganized Road & Bridge. DISPOSITION: Roll call: Commissioners: Messer - aye, Marsh - aye, White - aye, Clarys - aye, Chairman Franchuk – aye. Motion Carried. MOTION BY: Commissioner Messer SECONDED BY: Commissioner Marsh To transfer $1,000,000 from 2150 Highway Tax Distribution to 2120 Unorganized Road & Bridge. DISPOSITION: Roll call: Commissioners: Messer - aye, Marsh - aye, White - aye, Clarys - aye, Chairman Franchuk – aye. Motion Carried. Richard asks the commission if they would like to transfer any of the General Fund balance, $22,008,925.35, to any other funds. Messer asks about the HVAC project coming this year and if that will be funded through Capital Improvement or COVID funds. Richard responds that it could be funded through either of those. MOTION BY: Commissioner Messer SECONDED BY: Commissioner Marsh To transfer $1,500,000 from 1000 General Fund to 2500 Capital Improvement in anticipation of the HVAC remodel. DISPOSITION: Roll call: Commissioners: Messer - aye, Marsh - aye, White - aye, Clarys - aye, Chairman Franchuk – aye. Motion Carried. Commissioner Messer made MOTION to adjourn at 9:44 AM, Commissioner White SECONDED, Adjourned. Karen Richard, Auditor Dean Franchuk, Chairman BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS DEAN FRANCHUK, Chairman NEAL MESSER, Vice-Chair BERNIE MARSH PAUL CLARYS CORY WHITE AUDITOR KAREN RICHARD DEPUTY AUDITOR Lana Jahner (Jan. 18, 2023) 158764