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McLeod County-Board of Commissioners

McLeod County

McLeod County
Board of Commissioners
Meeting Minutes
08/06/2019

Commissioners Nagel, Pohlmeier, Krueger, Shimanski and Wright were present.
Pohlmeier moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda.
Krueger moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the consent agenda. Consent agenda items included: (a) July 16, 2019 County Board Meeting Minutes; (b) July 12, 2019 Auditor’s Warrants; (c) July 19, 2019 Auditor’s Warrants; (d) July 26, 2019 Auditor’s Warrants; (e) School Nursing Contract renewal between McLeod County Public Health and New Discoveries Montessori Academy (Hutchinson, Minnesota) to provide four (4) hours per week (not to exceed 152 hours during the year) of Registered Nursing Services at a rate of $40.00 per hour for the 2019-2020 School Year; (f) School Nursing Contract renewal between McLeod County Public Health and New Century Academy (Hutchinson, Minnesota) to provide five (5) hours per week (not to exceed 190 hours during the year) of Registered Nursing Services at a rate of $40.00 per hour for the 2019-2020 School Year; (g) LinkedIn Learning contract renewal through Minnesota Counties Computer Cooperative (MnCCC) for one (1) year in the amount of $9,800.00 with funds from the Information Technology Budget (01-065); (h) Approval for three (3) employees from the Sheriff’s Office to attend the Zeurcher One User Conference in Sioux Falls, South Dakota from September 10 – September 12, 2019 for a cost of $967.20 plus taxes with funds from the Sheriff’s Office and Jail Budgets (01-201) and (01-251); (i) Gambling permit for Hutchinson Area Ducks Unlimited to conduct a raffle on September 05, 2019 at Crow River Winery, 14848 Highway 7 East, Hutchinson, Minnesota, according to Minnesota Statute 349.213; (j) Quote from Information Systems Corporation (Fargo, North Dakota) for $45,251.00 for renewal of annual maintenance for Application Xtender and document scanners with funds from the Information Technology Budget (01-065), County Recorder’s Fund (25-101), and Social Services Budgets (11-420) and (11-430); (k) 26-month Maintenance Agreement with Marco Technologies, LLC for maintenance on four (4) support staff printers in the County Attorney’s office for a cost of $91.00 per month with funds form the County Attorney’s budget (01-091).
Shimanski moved, Krueger seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the payment of bills totaling $232,482.00.
Wright moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve out of state travel for two (2) deputies to attend a three (3) day class in Grafton, North Dakota from August 27 – August 29, 2019 for Armored Vehicle Operations for a total cost of $897.60 with funding from the Sheriff’s Office Budget (01-201).
Shimanski moved, Krueger seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the 2019 Winsted Craft Beer Festival Application by Tom Ollig, Foundation Director, for Licenses to Permit Large Assemblies in McLeod County for September 14, 2019.
Krueger moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve Resolution 19-CB-37.
Krueger moved, Wright seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve of an Industrial Waste and Disposal Agreement with Spruce Ridge Resource Management Facility for the disposal of the 85/15 recycling residue on site for a cost of $10,000.00 with funds from the Solid Waste Fund (05-393).
Shimanski moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve Resolution 19-CB-34.
Wright moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the purchase of 105 licenses of Adobe Acrobat Pro for a cost not to exceed $6,325.61 with funds from the Information Technology Budget (01-065).
Wright moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to open the Public Hearing at 9:30 a.m. Ben King, Attorney from Kraft Walser Law Office, PLLP (Hutchinson, Minnesota) speaking on behalf of Mr. and Mrs. Jelkin (the Petitioners), gave a presentation. Public input was heard by the following persons: (1) Ryan Jurgenson, property owner adjacent to the subject parcel; (2) Ryan Heining, Vice President of the Crow River Golf Club Board of Directors; (3) Randy Breuer, 1200 Heritage Avenue NW, retired Hutchinson Telephone Company employee and current Crow River Golf Club member. Wright moved, Krueger seconded and motion carried unanimously to authorize McLeod County Public Works department to gather additional information on the county-owned property subject in the Petition to Vacate Highway for an amount not to exceed $1,000.00 Wright moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to continue the Public Hearing until October 22, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. at the Glencoe City Center.
Shimanski moved, Krueger seconded and motion carried unanimously to adopt Resolution 19-CB-39.
Wright moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve Resolution 19-CB-38.
Krueger moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve hiring Juul Contracting (Hutchinson, Minnesota) to replace a 36-inch culvert between Todd Lake and Hook Lake on County Road 60 (240th Street) NE of Hutchinson for a lump sum fee of $19,500.00 with funds from the Highway Maintenance Budget (03-310).
Shimanski moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the purchase of concrete pipe culvert, aprons and ties from Hancock Concrete (Hancock, Minnesota) for a cost of $7,457.12 with funds from the Highway Maintenance Budget (03-310).
Krueger moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve Resolution 19-CB-35.
Krueger moved, Wright seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve Resolution 19-CB-36.
Pohlmeier moved, Nagel seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the Personnel Committee Recommendation to rate the Health and Human Services Office Manager at Grade 180.
Pohlmeier moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to recess at 11:33 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the McLeod County Courthouse Boardroom.
Board Chair Nagel called the meeting back to order at 1:01 p.m. Commissioners Pohlmeier, Wright, Shimanski and Krueger were present. County Attorney Michael Junge, Administrative Assistant Liz Danielson and Human Resource Generalist, Donna Rickeman were also present.
The County Board interviewed finalist Danielle Amira. Board Chair Nagel called a recess at 1:25 p.m. until 1:55 p.m. Board Chair Nagel called the meeting back to order at 1:55 p.m. The County Board interviewed finalist Clark Schroeder. Board Chair Nagel called a recess at 2:40 p.m. until 2:55 p.m. The County Board interviewed finalist Sheila Murphy.
Pohlmeier moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to recess at 3:29 p.m. until the next County Board meeting on August 20, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. in the Glencoe City Center Ballroom (1107 11th Street East, Glencoe, Minnesota).

(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle August 28, 2019)