Sanborn County Commissioners proceedings

NOVEMBER 8, 2018

Sanborn County Commissioners met in regular session on Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. with Vice-Chairman Steve Larson presiding. Other members present were Ohlrogge, Blindauer, and P. Larson. Chairman Ebersdorfer was absent. Also present was Auditor Larson. Motion by Ohlrogge, seconded by Blindauer, to approve the minutes as presented. All ayes. Motion carried. 


Lee Goergen, Highway Superintendent/Weed Supervisor, presented an approach application from Todd VanWalleghen on the south side of Section 16 in Butler Township a half mile west of Highway 37. Motion by P. Larson, seconded by Ohlrogge, to approve the permit. All ayes. Motion carried.  Goergen presented an Agreement from the State of South Dakota Department of Transportation for the Bridge Improvement Grant for Preliminary Engineering. The grant is for structure number 56-220-169, project number BRO 8056(00)19-1 PCN 071V. Motion by P. Larson, seconded by Ohlrogge, to approve the agreement. All ayes. Motion carried. The Highway Department will be working a five-day week from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day starting November 5th.  


A motion by Blindauer, seconded by Ohlrogge, to go into executive session at 9:50 a.m. All ayes. Motion carried. S. Larson declared an end to executive session at 10:00 a.m.


Penny Farris, Director of Equalization, presented a plat for 10 acres for Verald and Patty Baysinger for Tract B of Baysinger’s Addition in the E/2NE/4SE/4 and the NE/4 lying South of the Railroad, 30-107-61. By recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Board, motion by P. Larson,               seconded by Ohlrogge, to approve the plat. All ayes. Motion carried.    


The board canvased the vote for the 2018 General Election.  


Auditor Larson requested to supplement the Clerk of Courts budget from contingency in the amount of $6,000.00 to pay for the speaker system in the courtroom. Motion by Blindauer, seconded by P. Larson, to transfer the monies. All ayes. Motion carried. A donation was received for the sheriff’s office in the amount $500.00 for protective gear. Motion by Ohlrogge, seconded by Blindauer, to supplement the sheriff’s budget in the amount of $500.00. All ayes. Motion carried.


Dennis Mahowald, HUB Insurance, met with the board to discuss health insurance. Different options will be studied and a decision made.


Auditor and Treasurer in all accounts $4,755,034.74

Register of Deeds $2,688.80

A motion by Blindauer, seconded by Ohlrogge, to pay the following bills. All ayes. Motion carried.

Schools, Towns, Townships, T&C Fire, James River Water, Monthly Distribution $82,642.75

Office of Child Support, Wage Garnish $240.00

First National Bank, Tax Liability $2,398.91

Avera Health Plan, Insurance $19,566.63

AFLAC, Insurance $1,237.64

AFLAC, Insurance $260.70

South Dakota Retirement System, Retirement $6,850.26

South Dakota Retirement System, Spouse Option $43.06

Small Business, Insurance $51.00

Sanborn County Treasurer, Real Estate Taxes $70.00

Sun Life Financial, Insurance $241.48

VSP, Insurance $195.59

EMC, Insurance $418.91

First National Bank, Tax Liability $10,503.72

EMC, Insurance $69.92

Sanborn County Treasurer, Taxes in Trust $472.16

Secretary of State, Voter Registration List $20.00

Sanborn County Treasurer, Taxes in Trust $5,577.72

Office of Child Support, Wage Garnish $240.00

First National Bank, Tax Liability $2,338.45

A-Ox Welding Supply Co Inc., Cylinders $69.79

Alpena Co-op, Service Call $78.00

SYNCB/Amazon, Paper $35.13

American Solutions for Business, Supplies $34.23

AmeriPride Services Inc., Laundry $150.70

Gay Lynne Ames, EMT Conference $100.88

AT&T Mobility, Wireless $140.70

Avera Occupational Health, Drug Test $95.00

Beadle County Sheriff, Prisoner Care $560.00

Beck Ace Hardware, Supplies $358.26

Central Electric, Electricity $411.73

CommTech Inc., Phone Line $382.36

Dakota Fire Equipment, Annual Inspection $957.00

Dakota Two Way, Antenna $14.00

Total Oil Inc., Fuel $4,279.58

Dennis Moody Trucking, Trucking $1,700.00

Department of Animal Sciences, Redbooks $125.00

Express 2, Fuel $127.45

Farnam’s Genuine Parts Inc., Supplies $675.02

Aaron Fink, EMT Conference $201.00

First National Bank Omaha, Supplies/Travel Expense $453.62

Thomas Fridley, Registration Fees $85.00

Innovative Office Solutions, Supplies $55.23

Quinn Kathner, Motel $1,439.00

KO’s, Supplies $1,488.43

Larson & Nipe, Office Expense $1,000.00

Lifequest, Quarterly Remittance $1,875.00

James Luthi, Registration Fees $30.00

McLeod’s, Supplies $338.33

Stacy Mendenhall, Travel Expense $49.00

National Association of State Agencies for Surplus Property, Annual Dues $39.00

NorthWestern Energy, Electricity $1,057.49

Darwin Ochsner, Gravel $3,877.71

Office Peeps, Supplies $138.84

PharmChem Inc., Supplies $605.50

Pheasantland Industries, Supplies $1,628.52

Public Safety Center, Supplies $311.98

Sherryl Rankin, EMT Conference $121.16

Santel Communications, Phone/Internet $2,944.20

Audra Scheel, Travel Expense $210.37

Dale Schow, Registration Fees $30.00

South Dakota Association of Assessing Officers, Dues $75.00

Seachange, Publication Ballots $350.00

Skeeters, Meals $39.38

South Central Inc., Speaker System $7,493.43

David Swenson, EMT Conference $87.36

Sanborn Weekly Journal, Publication Fees $697.98

Jim Vandenhemel, EMT Conference $295.42

Waste Management, Garbage $320.72

Woonsocket City, Water/Sewer $80.13

Woony Foods, Supplies $76.69

WW Tire Service Inc., Alignment $74.85

October payroll before deductions:

Commissioners $3,025.00

Auditor $5,176.48

Treasurer $5,296.48

States Attorney $3,621.96

Courthouse $3,406.85

Assessor $5,541.54

Register of Deeds $3,976.10

Sheriff $8,705.70

Nurse $1,155.43

Ambulance $780.00

Extension Office $1,446.40

Weed Salary $1,300.00

Drainage $180.00

Planning and Zoning $135.00

Road and Bridge $27,144.99

E-911 $56.50

Emergency Management $496.44

Sobriety Testing $390.40

Motion by P. Larson, seconded by Ohlrogge, to adjourn the meeting. All ayes. Motion carried. The next regularly scheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.  

Diane LarsonSanborn County AuditorJeff Ebersdorfer

Chairman of the Board, 

Sanborn County

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