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Official Proceedings of the Stutsman Cou

Official Proceedings of the Stutsman County Commission – August 16, 2022 At 3:30 p.m., Chairman Klose called the regular meeting of the Stutsman County Commission to order. Joan Morris, Steve Cichos and Mark Klose, and Dennis Ova (via phone) answered the roll call. Ramone Gumke was absent. Craig Hoffmann, Iosco Township Chairman, requested a $15,000 township loan. Hoffmann would like to set the terms of the loan to be over three years but hopes to pay it back in one year. A motion was made by Cichos to approve, seconded by Morris. Roll call vote: Ova, Morris, Cichos, and Klose voted aye. Motion carried. Ryan Deleon, Deputy Jail Administrator requested approval for out of state training in Indiana on October 11-13. It will cost $3,500 total for Ryan Deleon and Richard Barnes to go. A motion was made by Morris to approve, seconded by Cichos. Motion carried. Jim Wetland, Road Superintendent, requested the approval to sell two tandem trucks and grinders at auction. Wentland suggested having a silent in-house auction for a pickup and a single axel international truck. Wentland also has an old tractor with a grinder on the back that he would like to take to an antique auction. A motion was made by Ova to approve, seconded by Cichos. Motion carried. Wentland made a request to have extra gravel crushed outside of his budgeted amount. Wm D Scepaniak is in the area and willing to crush around 30,000 yards. Wentland has 106,000 yards budgeted in 2022. Wentland indicated Scepaniak is willing to have the cost of crushing billed in 2023. A motion was made by Morris to proceed with project and have it billed in 2023, seconded by Ova. Roll call vote: Morris, Cichos, Klose, and Ova voted aye. Motion carried. Wentland requested approval for Guthmiller to complete riprap for the Runner Slough Project. The project would be no more than a quarter mile. A motion was made by Cichos to proceed with Guthmiller, seconded by Ova. Cichos amended his motion to allow Chairman Klose to make the decision to proceed with the project if the price is acceptable, seconded by Ova. Roll call vote: Cichos, Klose, Ova, and Morris voted aye. Motion carried. Wentland discussed a recent emergency call regarding a pavement issue on County Road 67. The road department has been out to fix it up for now. Wentland requested to have Interstate Engineering to get quotes on fully fixing it. Wentland contacted Border States and they are not willing to fix it. Shannon Davis, Human Resources Director, presented 2023 health insurance out of pocket plan options. Davis shared how many people would meet the out-of-pocket plan for each plan option. There are six options to choose from. A plan needs to be decided before August 26th. A special meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 23, at 10:00 a.m. to determine the final option. Davis presented the updated Assistant State’s Attorney Intern job description. A motion was made by Cichos to approve, seconded by Morris. Motion carried. Fritz Fremgen, State’s Attorney, asked for the approval of overtime for a staff member. The staff member is needing to train new staff and work overtime to get their day to day work complete. The overtime would be a total of 10 hours, and they would like to use it as comp time. A motion was made by Ova to approve, seconded by Morris. Motion carried. Roll call vote: Klose, Ova, Morris, and Cichos voted aye. Motion carried. ` Jessica Alonge, Auditor/COO presented the General Election early vote center hours. Alonge requested to reduce the early vote center hours to just one week before the election. A motion was made by Morris to approve the early vote center hours, seconded by Ova. Motion carried. Alonge presented a Medina polling location update. Medina is not ADA compliant because of the ramp that is located outside. Temporary measures are an option to use for the voting location. Alonge will work alongside Mitch Gunderson to gather prices of putting in a temporary ramp to make the location compliant. Alonge presented a request for excess mill levy for Peterson Township. Peterson Township had requested 36 mills, with 9 mills applied to their debt with the county, and 27 mills to the township. This would be to cover road bill that is overdue. A motion was made by Cichos, seconded by Morris. Roll call vote: Ova, Morris, Cichos, and Klose voted aye. Motion carried. At 4:33 p.m., the Commission recessed for the County Park Board meeting. Official Proceedings of the Stutsman County Park Board – August 16, 2022 At 4:33 p.m., Chairman Klose called the regular meeting of the Stutsman County Park Board to order. Joan Morris, Steven Cichos, Mark Klose, Dennis Ova (via phone), and Robert Martin (via phone) were present. Merri Mooridian and Ramone Gumke were absent. Karl Bergh, Park Superintendent, and Mark Watne, ND Farmers Union President would like to work with each other for future projects together. Cichos asked about road south of the Farmers Union campground around the beach. Watne provided updates about signs on the gate, and that they had 750 kids at their camp this summer. Bergh said the path would be on the shared use land. Cichos would like to see the clause between the County and Farmers Union reversed and have the land reversed back to the county. Watne agreed that the County and Farmers Union should go over the agreements and adjust. Karl will send over pictures of the paths and playground to Farmers Union. Bergh gave update on box culvert. Any grant that the road department can help with is a not applicable, and it will have to be a recreation grant. Mark Klose asked about the septic tank bill from Willeys Septic Tank Service. Bergh said that Hondo’s had emergency septic tank problem opening weekend. A motion was made by Morris to approve the mid-month bills, seconded by Ova. Roll call vote: Morris, Cichos, Klose, Martin, and Ova voted aye. Motion carried. County Park Fund, DAKOTA VALLEY ELECTRIC $8.00; FARMERS UNION OIL CO-CENEX $120.00; GAHNER SANITATION SERVICE $1,050.00; HOME OF ECONOMY $19.99; LINDE GAS & EQUIPMENT $65.25; NAPA AUTO PARTS-PARK $98.86; NORTHERN PLAINS ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE $1,435.10, NORTHWEST TIRE INC. $37.10; SMITH, CONNER $700.00; WEST END HIDE & FUR $17.07. At 4:52 p.m. a motion was made by Cichos to adjourn the park board meeting, seconded by Morris. Motion carried. At 4:52 p.m., the Commission meeting was called back to order. A motion was made by Morris to approve the taxable meals and mid-month bills, seconded by Ova. Roll call vote: Cichos, Klose, Ova, and Morris voted aye. Motion carried. General Revenue Fund, A & B BUSINESS INC $528.73; ALONGE,JESSICA $40.63; APEX SOFTWARE $940.00; BALCO UNIFORM CO INC $318.58; CDW GOVERNMENT INC $807.73; CENTRAL BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC $323.47; CENTURYLINK $1,140.86; COLE PAPERS INC $217.66; DAKOTA CENTRAL TELECOMM $641.67; DALSTED & RYAN P C $779.00; FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY $3,416.32; GALLS, LLC $134.99; INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT $725.70; INNOVATIVE OFFICE SOLUTIONS, LLC $153.19; INSURE FORWARD NEW ROCKFORD $50.00; INTAB, LLC $114.35; INTERSTATE ENGINEERING $731.50; JAMESTOWN COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS $500.00; JAMESTOWN PLUMBING & HEATING $333.80; LANGUAGE LINE SERVICES $207.86; LEAF $212.00; MARQUART,ANDREW S $639.00; MDU $90.18; MID-AMERICAN RESEARCH CHEMICAL CORP $507.00; NORTHERN PLAINS ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE $67.00; NOVA FIRE PROTECTION LLC $205.00; OTTER TAIL POWER CO $11,541.25; PHARMCHEM INC $1,603.95; QUADIENT FINANCE USA, INC. – AUD $1,039.00; RECORD KEEPERS $72.50; SALAMANDER TECHNOLOGIES, LLC $275.00; SANFORD $1,000.00; SC CORRECTIONS $1,181.00; SCHAFFER,DIANNE $60.00; SCHERBENSKE INC. $23.45; STAPLES BUSINESS CREDIT $20.58; STEIN’S INC $400.92; STROM, LORI $96.00; SUMMIT FOOD SERVICE, LLC $4,152.33; TDS METROCOM $228.81; TDS METROCOM – SS $109.91; THOMSON REUTERS $459.38; TRANE U.S. INC $479.60; TWO RIVERS PRINTING $2,111.00; WILLEYS SEPTIC TANK SERVICE $225.00; E 911 Phone System Fund, DAKOTA CENTRAL TELECOMM $219.12; DAKOTA CENTRAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS $277.00; INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT $4,993.49; JAMESTOWN COMMUNICATIONS INC $4,774.00; TDS METROCOM $0.09; VoiceProducts $21,753.50; County Roads Fund, ARAMARK $227.14; BORDER STATES PAVING INC $154.11; BUFFALO CITY DIESEL $101.20; BUTLER MACHINERY CO $364.43; CITY OF STREEETER $86.03; DAKOTA CENTRAL TELECOMM $172.89; DALLMANN SERVICES $9,258.72; FARGO FREIGHTLINER $60.35; FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY $696.45; HARRINGTON, LEVI $55.00; HIGH PLAINS WATER $24.00; HOME OF ECONOMY $21.99; INTERSTATE ENGINEERING $1,050.50; KRAMLICH, MYRON $26.88; LINDE GAS & EQUIPMENT $185.13; MDU $183.61; MEDINA CITY AUDITOR – DD $89.75; MENARDS – JAMESTOWN $74.09; MICHEL’S AUTO SALES & PARTS LLC $50.00; NAPA AUTO PARTS $68.80; NICKY’S SPARE TIME $70.00; NORTHERN PLAINS ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE $63.00; NORTHWEST TIRE INC $120.00; NORTHWEST TIRE INC. $80.31; OTTER TAIL POWER CO $686.63; PARKLAND USA CORPORATION $29,343.64; PRODUCTIVITY PLUS ACCOUNT $134.48; SAFETY KLEEN CORP $311.10; SANFORD HEALTH OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE $12.00; SIGN SOLUTIONS USA $8,412.05; SNS AUTO SUPPLY $108.00; SUMMIT FIRE PROTECTION $2,778.25; TDS METROCOM - RD $3.29; TITAN MACHINERY – BISMARCK $953.81; TOWE, JEREMY W $28.13; TRUE NORTH STEEL $16,034.06; VINING OIL CO $12,518.55; WEST END HIDE & FUR $266.89; ZABKA, KEVIN $243.75; Foster Care Trust Fund Total $748.00; Weed Control Fund, DAKOTA CENTRAL TELECOMM $56.73; MENARDS - JAMESTOWN WEED $61.53; ND WEED CONTROL ASSOCIATION $500.00; NORTHWEST TIRE INC. $37.79; XTREME AUTO INC $1,312.50; Veterans Service Fund, CENTURYLINK $16.08; TDS METROCOM $3.08; County Agent Fund, DAKOTA CENTRAL TELECOMM $265.33; INNOVATIVE OFFICE SOLUTIONS, LLC $82.26; JARSKI-WEBER, BRENDA $109.83; JARSKI-WEBER, BRENDA $223.68; NDSU EXTENSION SERVICE $10,981.08; NEAFCS $470.00; Human Service Zone Human Service Fund Total, $2,712.77; Commissary Fund, CHARM-TEX, INC. $769.60; TURNKEY CORRECTIONS $332.74; Drug Program Fund Total $813.26; Courthouse Building Fund, BERT’S TRUCK EQUIPMENT $4,757.00; FLOORING CABINETS & MORE $6,556.35; County Correctional Center Construction Fund, BERT’S TRUCK EQUIPMENT $4,757.00; SMITTY’S CARPET SHOP INC $6,200.91; Information Technology Capital Fund, CDW GOVERNMENT INC $5,344.92; HIGH POINT NETWORKS $9,469.24; INNOVA INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS $82,570.00; Road & Bridge Building Fund, PETERSON MOTORS CO. $45,000.00; WEBBER FAMILY MOTORS $24,130.50; County Sheriff Capital Fund, INTERSTATE ENGINEERING $200.00; County Hazardous Chemical Account Total, $21.87; FEMA, CHICAGO TOWNSHIP #7 – DD $18,530.40; CHICAGO TOWNSHIP #7 – DD $2,469.60. At 4:53 p.m., a motion was made by Cichos to adjourn the commission meeting, seconded by Morris. Motion carried. ATTEST: Jessica Alonge Auditor/COO Mark T. Klose Commission Chairman (Sept. 14, 2022) 100845