Sanborn County Commissioners proceedings

The Sanborn County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. with Chairman Ebersdorfer presiding.  Other members present were P. Larson, S. Larson, Blindauer, and Ohlrogge.  Auditor Larson was also present.   Motion by Ohlrogge, seconded by S. Larson, to accept the minutes as presented.  All ayes.  Motion carried.
HIGHWAY
Lee Goergen, Highway Superintendent/Weed Supervisor met with the board. Jeremy Hempal and Shawn Rohrich, representatives from Sheehan Mack, presented a proposal for a new truck.  The board will take this under consideration.
Motion by Blindauer, seconded by P. Larson, to approve the following resolution:
BRIDGE REINSPECTION PROGRAM RESOLUTION FOR USE WITH SDDOT RETAINER CONTRACTS
WHEREAS, Title 23, Section 151, United States Code and Title 23, Part 650, Subpart C, Code of Federal Regulations, requires initial inspection of all bridges and reinspection at intervals not to exceed two years with the exception of reinforced concrete box culverts that meet specific criteria.  These culverts are reinspected at intervals not to exceed four years.
THEREFORE, Sanborn County is desirous of participating in the Bridge Inspection Program using Bridge Replacement funds. The County requests SDDOT to hire Brosz Engineering for the inspection work.  SDDOT will secure federal approvals, make payments to the Consulting Engineer for inspection services rendered, and bill the County for 20 percent of the cost. The County will be responsible for the required 20 percent matching funds.
Vote of Sanborn County Commission:
AYE: 5;
NAY: 0.
Dated this 1st day of March 2016, at Woonsocket, South Dakota.
ATTEST:
Diane Larson
Sanborn County
Auditor
Jeff Ebersdorfer
Chairman of the Sanborn
County Commissioners
On March 15, the board will let bids for needs of the highway department.
Motion by Ohlrogge, seconded by Blindauer, to purchase culverts off of the Beadle County bid.  All ayes.  Motion carried.
Motion by Blindauer, seconded by Ohlrogge, to approve the following resolution:
Sanborn County Weight Limit Enforcement Resolution #16-04
WHEREAS, seasonal climatic changes can be detrimental to our highways, and
WHEREAS, the Sanborn County Board of County Commissioners, desires to protect existing Sanborn County Highways, ultimately saving the tax dollars, and,
WHEREAS, the Sanborn County Board of County Commissioners, desire the enforcement of weight limitations and speed limits on Sanborn County roads and bridges as set forth and posted by the Sanborn County Highway Superintendent.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the South Dakota Highway Patrol be and hereby is authorized and requested to enforce weight limitations and speed limits on Sanborn County roads and bridges.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the penalty for the violation of the load restrictions shall be as set forth in SDCL 32-22-55.
Vote of Sanborn County Commission:
AYE: 5;
NAY: 0.
Date this 1st day of March 2016, at Woonsocket, South Dakota.
ATTEST:
Diane Larson
Sanborn County
Auditor
Jeff Ebersdorfer
Chairman of Sanborn
County Board of
Commissioners
ORDINANCE NO. 2016-01
Motion by Blindauer, seconded by P. Larson, to approve the first reading of Ordinance No. 2016-01 An Ordinance Combining the Offices of County Sheriff and County Coroner.  All ayes.  Motion carried.
WIND TOWERS
At 10:00 a.m. the Planning and Zoning Board joined the meeting. Also present were Harvey Fouberg, Jeff Larson, States Attorney, and Hillary Lutter, Sanborn Weekly Journal. Brian McGinnis from Planning and Developing District III joined by conference call. Cody Juhl of Juhl Energy discussed a proposed wind farm to be built south of Letcher, which would consist of nine towers. Juhl stressed that this was an informational meeting. Land owners need to be contacted.  The next step is the permitting process. McGinnis explained the process for such a project and the ordinances that can be put in place to protect the county.  Juhl will be in contact with the county for the next step. He encouraged anyone who had questions to contact him.
REPORT
Register of Deeds: $8,260.25
SUPPLEMENT BUDGET
Motion by Ohlrogge, seconded by P. Larson, to supplement the ambulance budget in the amount of $4,000.00 to pay for the EMT Course given to five Sanborn County residents who will be possible ambulance volunteers.  All ayes.  Motion carried.
Ebersdorfer left the meeting at 11:15 a.m.
BILLS
Motion by Ohlrogge, seconded by Blindauer, to pay the following bills.  All ayes.  Motion carried.
Office of Child Support, Wage Garnish $240.00
Accounts Management Inc., Wage Garnish $257.27
First National Bank, Tax Liability $2,262.52
Towns, Townships, Schools, T&C, James River Water, Tax Disbursement $191,853.79
Avera Health Plan, Insurance $18,851.23
AFLAC, Insurance $1,731.43
AFLAC, Insurance $319.18
SD Retirement System, Retirement $7,375.88
SD Retirement System, Retirement $40.26
Small Business, Insurance $76.00
Cortrust Bank, Wage Garnish $398.95
Sanborn County, RE Taxes/Lien $596.00
EMC National Life Company, Insurance $399.96
First National Bank, Tax Liability $11,141.84
EMC National Life Company, Insurance $67.50
Sanborn County Treasurer, Taxes in Trust $817.22
AT&T Mobility, Air cards $131.22
Best Western Ramkota, Travel Expense $527.94
Gary D. Blue, Court Appointed Attourney Fees $1,157.20
Butler Machinery Co., Supplies $159.62
Clean Sweep Distributing, Supplies $89.00
SDACC, CLERP $784.61
Dakota Two Way, Antenna Installation $1,863.14
Galls LLC, Supplies $149.43
Doug Glover, EMT Class $4,000.00
KO’s, Supplies $67.20
Larson & Nipe, Office Expenses $1,000.00
Jim Luthi, Travel Expense $92.00
Laurie Marcus, RN, Blood Alcohol Test $70.00
Medica, Refund Payment $140.50
Menards, Supplies $93.21
Stacy Mendenhall, Travel Expense $171.55
Mitchell Regional Ambulance, Intercept $300.00
National Sheriff’s Association, Dues $58.00
NorthWestern Energy, Electricity $2,234.44
Runnings Supply Inc., Supplies $194.47
Sanborn County Ambulance, Meals $12.17
Santel Communications, Antivirus $48.00
SD Dept of Transportation, 20 Percent Share $1,157.71
SD Federal Property Agency, Supplies $24.50
SDAAO, Registration $140.00
SDACES, Dues $10.00
Vantek Communications, Siren $12,000.00
Waste Management, Garbage $250.58
Woonsocket City, Water/Sewer $65.22
Xcel Energy, Electricity $371.08
February payroll before deductions:
Commissioners $2,708.35
Auditor $4,831.47
Treasurer $4,919.47
States Attorney $3,348.70
Courthouse $3,154.35
Assessor $5,376.80
Register of Deeds $4,896.76
Sheriff $10,618.90
Coroner $100.00
Public Welfare $11.00
Nurse $958.79
Ambulance $405.00
Extension Office $1,123.38
Weed Salary $1,145.00
Drainage Commission $90.00
Road and Bridge $25,539.40
E-911 $52.25
Emergency Management $441.33
Sobriety Testing $422.00
There being no further business, motion by Ohlrogge, seconded by P. Larson, to adjourn the meeting.  All ayes.  Motion carried.  The next regularly scheduled meeting is Tuesday, March 15, 2016.
Diane Larson
Sanborn County
Auditor
Steven LarsoN
Vice-Chairman
of the Board,
Sanborn County

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