Sanborn County Commissioners proceedings

MARCH 5, 2019

Sanborn County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. with Chairman Ebersdorfer presiding. Other members present were: S. Larson, Ohlrogge, Blindauer, and P. Larson. Also present was Auditor Larson. Motion by Ohlrogge, seconded by P. Larson, to approve the minutes as presented. All ayes. Motion carried. 


Sheri Kogel, Highway Administrative Assistant, met with the board. Stacy Mendenhall, Foreman, was busy plowing roads.  Road conditions in the county were discussed. Board members have had good reports about the job the highway department is doing. 


Andy Ettswold, Letcher Fire Department, met with the board to request help with purchasing a Jaws of Life and a carbon monoxide detector for the department. The total price for the two is $20,443.00. Motion by Blindauer, seconded by S. Larson, to pay $10,000.00 towards this with the provision the county would do the same for the Artesian Fire Department and T&C if they would purchase the same equipment. All ayes. Motion carried.  


Kadin Schlenker, a senior at Woonsocket High School is working to become an Eagle Scout.  He must do a project in order to accomplish this. His project is to build a picnic shelter at the ball park. He is asking for some monetary help to complete his project.  Motion by S. Larson, seconded by Blindauer, to donate $100.00 towards the project. P. Larson abstained from voting. Motion carried. 


Motion by Blindauer, seconded by S. Larson, to go into executive session at 11:50 a.m. All ayes.  Motion carried. Ebersdorfer declared an end to executive session at 12:00 p.m.


After conducting interviews, motion by S. Larson, seconded by Blindauer, to hire Stacy Mendenhall as highway superintendent at a starting salary of $45,000.00 per year. All ayes. Motion carried.


 Auditor and Treasurer in all accounts $3,581,433.00

Register of Deeds $3,184.00

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

First National Bank, Tax Liability $11,290.66

Avera Health Plan, Insurance $19,626.48

AFLAC, Insurance $1,161.40

AFLAC, Insurance $199.60

Office of Child Support, Wage Garnishment $240.00

South Dakota Retirement System, Retirement $7,385.62

South Dakota Retirement System, Retirement $44.79

Small Business, Insurance $51.00

Sanborn County Treasurer, Real Estate Taxes $302.94

Sun Life Financial, Insurance $194.03

VSP, Insurance $204.00

Accounts Management Inc., Wage Garnishment $292.36

Colonial Life, Insurance $790.51

Colonial Life, Insurance $26.83

First National Bank, Tax Liability $2,648.80

EMC National Life Company, Insurance $54.00

Sanborn County Treasurer, Real Estate Taxes $490.33

SDSU Extension Center, Share of 4-H Advisor Salary $6,006.00

A-Ox Welding Supply, Cylinders $19.59

SYNCB/Amazon, Supplies $637.34

AmeriPride Services, Laundry $170.50

AT&T Mobility, Air Card $140.70

Beadle County Sheriff, Prisoner Care $400.00

Beck Ace Hardware, Supplies $290.95

Bound Tree Medical, LLC, Supplies $550.06

Brooks Oil Company, Fuel $1,578.76

Butler Machinery Co., Supplies $6,165.52

William J Cummins, Repairs $375.50

Total Oil Inc., Fuel $3,560.94

South Dakota Department of Public Safety, Teletype $2,340.00

Express 2, Fuel $144.94

Express Stop, Fuel $11.00

Farmers Elevator Co., Fuel $3,252.50

Fastenal Company, Supplies $269.27

Marla Feistner, Supplies $76.79

First National Bank, Supplies/Meals $1,037.66

John Deere Financial, Supplies $34.34

KO’s, Oil Change $75.15

Larson & Nipe, Office Expense $1,250.00

Lyle Signs, Inc., Signs $233.34

Mac’s Hardware, Supplies $23.40

National Sheriff’s Association, Membership $60.00

Neopost USA, Ink Cartridge $140.00

NorthWestern Energy, Electricity $3,066.41

Office Peeps, Supplies $30.78

Puetz Corporation, Retainer $500.00

Sanborn County Ambulance, Meals $33.58

South Dakota Association of County Highway Superintendents, Registration for Short Course $100.00

Sanborn Weekly Journal, Publication Fees $265.50

Team Laboratory Chemical, Supplies $151.50

True North Steel, Supplies $7,250.40

Two Way Solutions , Programming Radios $438.98

Schmiedt Enterprises, Supplies $168.54

Xcel Energy, Electricity $10.97

Zuercher Technologies LLC, Maintenance $30.25

February payroll before deductions:

Commissioners $3,025.00

Auditor $5,381.13

Treasurer $5,512.13

States Attorney $3,766.84

Courthouse $3,540.72

Assessor $5,774.21

Register of Deeds $5,282.30

Weed $771.20

Sheriff $12,189.29

Public Welfare $949.00

County Nurse $992.88

Ambulance $1,940.00

Extension Office $1,201.44

Drainage $135.00

Planning and Zoning $180.00

Road and Bridge $25,149.66

E-911 $58.75

Emergency Management $516.30

Sobriety Testing $394.00

There being no further business, motion by Blindauer, seconded by P. Larson, to adjourn the meeting.  All ayes. Motion carried. The next regularly scheduled meeting is Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

Diane LarsonSanborn County Auditor

Jeff Ebersdorfer

Chairman of the Board, 

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