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McLeod County Board of Commissioners- Meeting Minutes 1/3/17

McLeod County
McLeod County Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes 1/3/17
Commissioners Wright, Nies, Shimanski, Krueger and Nagel were present.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.
Nies/Krueger motion approved the consent agenda including December 20, 2016 Meeting Minutes and Synopsis and December 20, 2016 Meeting Minutes and Synopsis.
Wright/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to freeze salaries of for 4 non-union employees who are currently above the new salary range maximum until ranges advance.
Wright/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to cancel the Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) meeting scheduled for January 11th.
Krueger/Nagel motion carried unanimously to adjourn for 2016 sine die.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to cease nominations and cast a unanimous ballot for Commissioner Joe Nagel as Board Chair for 2017.
Wright/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to cease nominations and cast a unanimous ballot for Commissioner Doug Krueger as Board Vice Chair for 2017.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.
Wright/Krueger motion approved the consent agenda including December 23, 2016 Auditor's Warrants; Approve Employee Dishonesty and Faithful Performance of Duty Coverage bonds for officers and employees; Adopt Resolution 17-RB01-01 designating the McLeod County website as the official publication for transportation projects; Approve annual renewal of contract for the McLeod County Public Health Hispanic Outreach Worker Contract (Carmen Patino), January 1, 2017-December 31, 2017.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve payment of bills totaling $641,809.59 from the aforementioned funds.
Wright/Nagel motion carried unanimously to approve the annual service for the CodeRED mass notification system (Ormond Beach, FL) for a total cost of $21,190.00 with funding coming from both the Emergency Management budget and 911 Fund.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve issuance of a request for proposal (RFP) for privatizing recyclables processing and marketing.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve the 2017 Committee appointments with the above changes.
Krueger/Wright motion carried unanimously to table appointments for both Trails and Park Commission until a workshop can be held for further discussion.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to table appointments for Trailblazer Joint Power Board until the January 17th Board Meeting.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve Hutchinson Joint Planning conceptual Sketch Plan application JP-SP1 requested by Preston Fox of a townhouse plat for the purpose of building three (3) condo garages with seven (7) separate units per building.  
Shimanski/Wright motion carried unanimously to allow Sibley County to temporarily be the claims processing agent (in place of MCIT) with Roxy Traxler as the administrator and review in 90 days.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the purchase of a walking floor transfer trailer from Wilkens Industries Inc. (Morris, MN) for a total cost of $28,297.50 with funding coming from the 2017 Solid Waste budget.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to set the next Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) meeting on February 15th at 9:30 AM.
Pohlmeier/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to renew Non-Intoxicating 3.2% Malt Liquor Licenses for Brownton Rod & Gun Club in Brownton, MN from January 3, 2017 through December 31, 2017.
(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle January 25, 2017)