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McLeod County-Minutes

McLeod County

McLeod County Board of
Commissioners Meeting Minutes 11/7/17

Commissioners Nagel, Wright, Pohlmeier, Shimanski and Krueger were present.
Pohlmeier/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda.
Krueger/Wright motion approved the consent agenda including October 17, 2017 Meeting Minutes and Synopsis; October 13, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; October 16, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; October 18, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; October 20, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; October 23, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; October 27, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; Approve renewal of maintenance agreement with Northland Business systems for maintenance of the Sheriff’s Office voice logger for the amount of $3,771.00; Approve renewal of contract for Registered Nursing Services between McLeod County Public Health and McLeod Treatment Programs at a contracted hourly rate of $61.46; Approve annual contract for 2018 with Brown County Evaluation Center (New Ulm, MN) for detoxification and evaluation services; Approve Crisis Housing Fund – Employee Dishonesty Certification Agreement; Approve the Sale of Cigarette and other Tobacco Products License for Dollar General in Silver Lake, MN from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018; Approve the Sale of Cigarette and other Tobacco Products License for Neisen’s Bar & Grill Inc. in Glencoe, MN from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018; Approve Conditional Use Permit 17-20 requested by Randy and Dillan Peterson of Randy’s Bobcat Services for mining, stockpiling and screening on property owned by Gary Hemmann
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve payment of bills totaling $413,481.47 from the aforementioned funds.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to hire a new Regional Housing Specialist with reimbursement from SW Adult Mental Health Consortium at 105%.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the transfer of $200,000 from the General Fund reserves to the Fairgrounds Capital Repairs special revenue account.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve $140 rent per acre for 7.5 acres of property north and west of the Health and Human Services building on Ford Avenue in Glencoe, MN for Mark Ahlbrecht (Lester Prairie, MN) effective Crop-Year 2018 with rent due October 31, 2018.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve an agreement for professional services from Ayres Associates Inc. (Madison, WI) for 4” orthoimagery services at a total cost of $53,532.60 with funding of $5,685 from Glencoe, $14,328 from Hutchinson, $845 from Silver Lake and not to exceed $34,000 from McLeod County Recorder’s Office Compliance Fund.
Pohlmeier/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to adopt Resolution 17-RB06-35 for the 2017-2020 bridge program.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to authorize letting date of November 28, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. for SAP 43-598-015, bridge L5809 replacement on CR 90.
Nagel/Krueger motion carried unanimously to authorize County Engineer and County Auditor/Treasurer to execute the forthcoming MnDOT Local Bridge Replacement Program Grant Agreement for SAP 43-598-015.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to adopt Resolution 17-RB07-36 for the MnDOT Local Bridge Replacement Program Grant Agreement for SAP 43-598-015.
Nagel/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve quote for $45,680 from Forterra (Maple Grove, MN) for precast box culvert materials for SAP 43-598-015 (bridge L5809 replacement on CR 90); contingent upon authorization and funding approval from MnDOT State Aid.
Shimanski/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve award of SAP 43-598-015 (bridge L5809 replacement on CR 90) to lowest responsible bidder as determined by the Engineer contingent on above listed criteria.
Shimanski/Wright motion carried to approve agreement with the State of Minnesota through the DNR to accept grant funding to improve two miles of the Dakota Trail including paving and a bridge replacement. Roll Call: Wright – Yes, Pohlmeier – Yes, Nagel – Yes, Shimanski – Yes, Krueger – No.
Nagel/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to refer Conditional Use Permit 17-21 requested by Mitchell Niccum for exterior storage of more than five (5) vehicles and up to forty (40) vehicles back to Planning Commission due to applicant missing the last scheduled meeting.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to appoint Cindy Schultz Ford as the Interim County Administrator due to the resignation of Pat Melvin.
Nagel/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve $600 per pay period for compensation while Cindy Schultz Ford is the acting Interim County Administrator.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to adopt Resolution 17-CB-37 Support of Funding for US Highway 212: A Corridor of Commerce, supporting the $110 million of needed improvements that will complete the highway to a continuous four-lane highway from Cologne to Norwood Young America.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to recess the meeting until 11:45 a.m. for closed meeting to discuss union negotiations specific to health insurance.

(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle November 29, 2017)