Public Notices

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



The Bank of New York Mellon f/k/a The Bank of New York as successor trustee for JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as Trustee for the benefit of the Certificateholders of Equity One ABS, Inc. Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates Series 2003-4,



Missy Hoffman, JP Morgan Chase, Harvest Credit Management VII, LLC, and any person in possession,



CIVIL NUMBER: 55CIV18-000025

A Non-Monetary Judgment of Foreclosure was entered in favor of Plaintiff and against Defendants, which judgment was filed with the Clerk of Courts of Sanborn County, South Dakota, on October 13, 2018, for the foreclosure of a real estate mortgage.

Notice is hereby given pursuant to said judgment that the real property described in the Real Estate Mortgage dated July 1, 2003, and recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds of Sanborn County, South Dakota, on July 2, 2003, in Book 110, at Page 88-106, as Instrument Number 386914. which Missy Hoffman, mortgagor, executed and delivered to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Popular Financial Services, LLC, its successors and assigns, mortgagee, for the property located at 213 West Iowa Street, Letcher, SD 57359, and legally described as:

Lots Thirteen (13), Fourteen (14) and Fifteen (15), Block Five (5), CRENNAN AND SHANNON’S ADDITION to the Town of Letcher, Sanborn County, South Dakota

in order to realize the amount of $25,650.00 as of July 1, 2003, plus interest accruing thereafter on said amount, together with the costs and expenses of sale, will be sold subject to redemption as provided by law as one parcel of land at public auction, subject to easements and restrictions of record, to the highest bidder for cash under the direction of the Sanborn County Sheriff, at the main entrance of the Sanborn County Courthouse located at 604 West 6th Street, Woonsocket, South Dakota 57385, on December 11, 2018, at 10:00 a.m.

Dated this 23rd day of October, 2018



By /s/ Thomas J. 


Name: Sheriff Tom Fridley

Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C. 

By /s/ Benjamin J. Mann

Benjamin J. Mann

Attorneys for Plaintiff

376 East 400 South, Suite 300

Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Tel: 801-355-2886



I certify that on October 29, 2018, a true and correct copy of the Notice of Foreclosure Sale was served by U.S. Mail, first-class postage prepaid, upon the following individuals: 

Harvest Credit Management VII, LLC

1776 Lincoln St., Suite 900

Denver, CO 80203

Current Occupant

213 West Iowa Street

Letcher, SD 57359

Missy Hoffman

220 West Iowa Street

Letcher, SD 57359

JP Morgan Chase

One Chase Manhattan Plaza, L3

New York, NY 10005

Halliday, Watkins & 

Mann, P.C.

/s/ Benjamin J. Mann

Benjamin J Mann

Letcher Town Board proceedings

October 4th, 2018

Mayor Chada called the meeting to order with Hoffman and Meier in attendance. 

A motion was made by Hoffman, seconded by Chada, carried, to approve September 18th, 2018, minutes as read.

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

Old Business: 

A discussion was held on the water sample report.

Discussion was held on past due accounts. 

The Board placed ads in the Sanborn Weekly Journal to run for two weeks.

A discussion was held on ordinances. The board is still waiting to hear back from District III on them.  

Discussion was held on the safety benefits paperwork deadline extending until February 2019.

New Business: 

A discussion was held on purchasing/trading in for a new lawn mower.  

A motion was made by Hoffman, seconded by Chada, carried, to approve to purchase a lawn mower.

Discussion was held on a water bill issue. 

A discussion was held on ordinances that the board is still waiting on Brian from District III to review.

Discussion was held on an application received for a job position. It will be discussed at the next meeting. 

The board discussed health insurance. The board will be meeting with Fischer Rounds in the future. 

A discussion was held on a Homeland Security Grant. The board will fill out paperwork for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to receive the approval letter. Once the approval letter is received, the board can order the warning siren.  

A motion was made by Hoffman, seconded by Chada, carried, to approve the following claims for payment:

General AND WATER/SEWER: Hoffman Digging and Well Repair – $1,875.00 – Meter Fittings, Jesse Dominguez – $331.55 – Meter Reading and Summer Help, South Dakota Department of Revenue – $9.50 – License Fees, Santel Communications – $329.92 – Water/Sewer – $76.75, Lift station – $44.29, Office Phone – $46.89, Office Internet – $66.58, Community Center Phone – $45.33, Community Center Internet – $50.08, Doug’s Custom Paint and Body – $39.95 – Mower Supplies, NorthWestern Energy – $962.95 – Lift station – $66.49, Ballpark – $73.52, Rossy Park – $31.33, Community Center – $274.78, Lagoon – $15.00, Street Lights – $462.32, Water Plant – $27.28, Angela Larson – $472.39 – Trustee Wages/Custodian, Menards – $33.90 – Water Supplies, Ed Hoffman – $1,769.87 – Trustee Wages, West Nile Spraying, Lost Time, Davison Rural Water – $2,057.45 – Water Used, Hoffman Digging – $306.05 – Push Up Trees, Mark Chada – $698.71 – Mayor Wages, Lost Time, Jim Fridley – $184.70 – Water Samples, Cor Insurance – $13,786.00 – insurance renewal, Dawson Construction – $2,479.59 – blading/gravel, Department of Revenue – $15.00 – water samples.

The next board meeting will be held on October 28th, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.

Angie Meier

Finance Officer