Public Notices

Letcher Town Board proceedings

October 7th, 2019

Mayor Mark Chada called the meeting to order with Ed Hoffman, Angie Larson, and Angie Meier in attendance. 

A motion was made by Larson, seconded by Hoffman, carried, to approve September 23rd, 2019, minutes as read.

A motion was made by Hoffman, seconded by Larson, carried, to approve the financials as presented.

Guest: Gary Blindauer attended to discuss looking at putting a culvert under a road. They plan to meet with the Railroad to discuss this. Discussion also included drainage.

Old Business: Discussion was held on past due accounts. 

Discussion was held on the Federal Emergency Management Agency paperwork. All paperwork has been sent in, and the board is waiting on meeting with them to look at the locations that need the work done. Board members will be looking at replacing culverts and hauling in gravel. Dawson Construction has hauled in four loads of gravel that had been distributed back in July. 

A budget has been finalized. A motion was made by Larson, seconded by Hoffman, carried, to approve the Town of Letcher 2020 Budget. 

Discussion was held on purchasing a snow plow truck. A motion was made by Hoffman, seconded by Larson, carried, to approve to purchase a snow plow truck. The board will be doing paperwork with CorTrust Bank.  

A motion was made by Larson, seconded by Chada, carried, to approve to have Angie Meier, Finance Officer, or Ed Hoffman, Trustee, sign paperwork for CorTrust Bank.

New Business: Discussion was held on the water sample report.  

Board members went over past due accounts.

Discussion was held on the FEMA paperwork. The information has been sent in on the last disaster, and the board is now waiting to hear from FEMA. 

Bathrooms at Rossy Park have been closed for the season. 

Nancy Fradet was at the meeting going over health insurance for 2020.

A motion was made by Hoffman, seconded by Larson, carried, to approve the following claims for payment: USDA – $156.00 – Tower Loan, On-Site LLC – $92.65 – Security Camera, Public Health Laboratory – $196.00 – Water Samples, Dawson Construction – $448.98 – Blading Streets, Menards – $1,934.31 – Tables and Chairs for Community Center, Angela Larson – $593.13 – Trustee Wages and Custodian, Gregory Knutson – $587.45 – Summer Help, Ed Hoffman – $410.28 – Trustee Wages, NorthWestern Energy – $1,108.47 – Lift Station – $234.17, Street Lights – $479.48, Rossy Park – $24.42, Lagoon – $15.00, Water Valve – $12.29, Community Center – $262.32, Ball Park – $53.03, Water Plant – $27.76, Jim Fridley – $184.70 – Water Sample, Santel Communications – $249.33 – Lift Station Phone – $45.12, Office Phone – $51.31, Office Internet – $66.62, Community Center Phone – $46.16, Community Center Internet – $40.12, Mark Chada – $1,105.02 – Mayor Wages and Lost Time, Angela Meier – $772.45 – Finance Officer Wages, Michael Hoffman – $93.27 – Meter Reader and Summer Help – $93.27, Quill – $119.74 – Office Supplies.

The next board meeting will be held on October 21st, 2019.

Angie Meier

Finance Officer

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

JAWS OF LIFE

Travis Coulthard presented the bill for the Jaws of Life purchased by the Woonsocket Fire Department. The county agreed previously to pay $10,000 towards the Jaws of Life for all three fire departments in the county.  Motion by P. Larson, seconded by S. Larson, to pay $10,000 towards the Jaws of Life for the Woonsocket Fire Department. The Letcher Fire Department has received their money. All ayes. Motion carried. 

REPORTS AND BILLS

Auditor and treasurer in all accounts $5,258,708.01

Register of Deeds $2,790.75

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

First National Bank, Tax Liability $1,739.45

South Dakota Retirement, Leave Pay/Dale Schow $2,038.17

Avera Health Plan, Insurance $21,003.80

AFLAC, Insurance $1,140.08

AFLAC, Insurance $199.60

South Dakota Retirement, Retirement $7,524.26

South Dakota Retirement, Retirement $44.79

Small Business, Insurance $51.00

Sanborn County Treasurer, Real Estate Taxes $70.00

Sun Life Financial, Insurance $161.71

VSP, Insurance $203.99

EMC National Life Company, Insurance $380.20

Colonial Life, Insurance $562.62

Colonial Life, Insurance $18.86

First National Bank, Tax Liability $12,180.95

Timothy J. Steckel, Vacation/Sick Leave $781.10

First National Bank, Tax Liability $159.54

EMC National Life Company, Insurance $40.59

Grand Jury, Wages $413.84

Sanborn County Treasurer, Taxes in Trust $6,340.01

First National Bank SD, Tax Liability $1,722.02

A-Ox Welding Supply, Cylinders $78.03

SYNCB/Amazon, Supplies $180.19

AmeriPride Services, Laundry $280.86

AT&T Mobility, Air Cards $228.03

Rita Bazler, Blood Alcohol Tests $480.00

Beadle County Sheriff, Prisoner Care $320.00

Brooks Oil Company, Propane $3,017.67

Butler Machinery Co., Repairs/Supplies $11,051.47

South Dakota Association of County Commissioners, CLERP $1,109.00

Steve Dammann, Repairs $185.75

Dakota Two Way, Install Lights $395.00

Dick’s Body Shop, Alignment $90.00

DMC Wear Parts LLC, Snow Plow Blades $7,291.63

Double D Body Shop, Replace Windshield $371.00

ES&S, Maintenance Agreement $417.09

Express 2, Fuel $180.42

Marie H. Males, Court Reporter, Grand Jury Transcript $208.60

Wayne Feistner, Rock $720.00

First National Bank Omaha, Expenses $508.48

Growmark Inc., Supplies $422.95

KO’s, Tires/Oil Change $886.30

Lake County Sheriff, Prisoner Care $3,000.00

Larson & Nipe, Office Expense $1,250.00

Locators & Suppliers, Supplies $213.64

Mac’s Hardware, Supplies $2,149.02

Mack Metal Sales Inc., Iron $632.76

Mail Finance, Postage Machine Rent $588.00

McLeods Printing & Supply, Supplies $134.22

Medica, Refund of Ambulance $81.76

Menard’s, Shop Vac $149.99

Miner County Auditor, E-911 Services $6,250.00

Mitchell Regional Ambulance, Intercept Fee $300.00

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

NorthWestern Energy, Electricity $1,226.30

Office Peeps, Supplies $96.84

Pheasantland Industries, Supplies $1,309.17

Puetz Corporation, Preliminary Design Fees $2,000.00

Michael Rankin, Repairs $403.57

Sherryl Rankin, Mileage $42.00

Runnings Supply, Supplies $209.78

Safety Benefits, Registration Fee $130.00

South Dakota EMS Association State Treasurer, Membership Dues $180.00

Sanborn Weekly Journal, Publication Fees $677.99

Transource Truck & Equipment, Supplies $187.09

True North Steel, Blades $2,181.60

Verizon Wireless, Monthly Fee/I-Pad $1,392.17

Vern Eide Ford, Repairs $138.60

Wheelco Truck & Trailer Parts, Supplies $140.41

Will Funeral Chapel, Indigent Funeral/Autopsy $2,500.00

Woonsocket City, Water/Sewer $87.41

X-cel Energy, Electricity $10.71

October payroll before deductions:

Commissioners $3,025.00

Auditor $5,381.13

Treasurer $5,501.13

States Attorney $3,766.84

Courthouse $3,581.67

Assessor $5,763.21

Register of Deeds $5,141.30

Sheriff $12,039.04

Public Welfare $871.00

County Nurse $1,157.38

Ambulance $1,605.00

WIC $52.88

Extension Office $1,871.19

Weed $1,453.25

Drainage $225.00

Road and Bridge $25,070.67

E-911 $58.75

Emergency Management $516.30

HIGHWAY

Stacy Mendenhall, Highway Superintendent, and Sheri Kogel, Administrative Assistant, met with the board. Road conditions and repair being done on them was discussed. Bus routes and access for the emergency vehicles was discussed. Kogel presented an approach permit for Jason Turner in SW/4 16-106-59. The board requirement will be that the approach will contain at least a 24-inch culvert with a minimum of 40 foot in length. Motion by Blindauer, seconded by P. Larson, to approve the approach with the stipulations. All ayes. Motion carried.    

RURAL ATTORNEY 

Suzanne Starr from the Rural Attorney Recruitment Program met with the board to discuss our current status with the program.  

COUNTY-OWNED PROPERTY

Greg Protsch, Attorney at Law, met with the board to request a correction for a quit claim deed done by Sanborn County in 1962 for Lots 13-17 Block 50 in Woonsocket. Motion by P. Larson, seconded by Ohlrogge, to execute a deed to correct a title for this property. All ayes. Motion carried.   

THANKSGIVING AND CHRISTMAS

The State of South Dakota is granting leave for the day after Thanksgiving and December 23th and 24th. Sanborn County policy is to follow what the state does.  Motion by S. Larson, seconded by P. Larson, to grant what the state did. All ayes. Motion carried.   

4-H ADDITION   

Paula Linke, 4-H Leader, met with the board to discuss the addition on the 4-H Building. Some estimates have been received but this is just the first steps.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT III

Auditor Larson presented the Statement of Extension for the Joint Cooperative Agreement with District III from Yankton, S.D. Motion by Blindauer, seconded by Ohlrogge, to enter into the agreement for the year from January 1, 2020, to December 31, 2020, in the amount of $11,146.00. All ayes. Motion carried.

SUPPLEMENT BUDGET

The tractor for lawn maintenance arrived. This machine is not adequate to provide the service needed. A larger model was ordered for $13,975.00. Motion by Blindauer, seconded by S. Larson, to transfer $7,775.00 from contingency to the courthouse budget to pay the remainder of the amount needed for the different tractor. All ayes. Motion carried. 

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

Diane Larson

Sanborn County Auditor

Jeff Ebersdorfer

Chairman of the Board,

Sanborn County

Letcher Town Board proceedings

October 21st, 2019

Mayor Mark Chada called the meeting to order with Ed Hoffman, Angie Larson, and Angie Meier in attendance. 

A motion was made by Larson, seconded by Hoffman, carried, to approve the October 7, 2019, minutes as read.

A motion was made by Hoffman, seconded by Larson, carried, to approve the financials as presented.

Old Business: Discussion was held on the water sample report.  

The board went over past due accounts.

Discussion was held on Federal Emergency Management Agency paperwork. The board has sent the information in on the last disaster and is waiting to hear from the FEMA. 

Bathrooms at Rossy Park have been closed for the season. 

Nancy Fradet was at the meeting going over health insurance for 2020.

New Business: The board went over the water sample report and water loss report.  

Discussion was held on the Dakota Pump Invoice. The board sent an invoice to insurance for the insurance claim. 

Board members went over past due accounts. 

FEMA information and an upcoming meeting were discussed. 

One bid for the snow plow truck was turned in. A motion was made by Chada, seconded by Larson, carried, to approve to sell the plow truck to Richard Jensen for $250.00. Motion carried. 

A motion was made by Hoffman, seconded by Larson, carried, to approve the following claims for payment: Davison Rural Water – $2,476.95 – Water Used, Public Health Lab – $15.00 – Water Samples, South Dakota Municipal League Work Comp – $1,929.00 – Work Comp Insurance, Sanborn Weekly Journal – $69.06 – Advertising Minutes, US Bank & Trust – $6,289.72 – Sewer Loan, CorInsurance – $402.00 – Insurance for Snow Plow, Ed Hoffman – $3,496.44 – Lost Time and New Skids for Plow Truck, Federal Surplus – $31,505.95 – Snow Plow Purchased, Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield – $2,242.25 – Health Insurance, Internal Revenue Service – $4,814.96 – Quarterly Taxes. 

The next board meeting will be held on November 4th, 2019.

Angie Meier

Finance Officer