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McLeod County-Minutes

McLeod County
McLeod County
Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes 5/2/17

Commissioners Nagel, Wright, Pohlmeier, Krueger and Shimanski were present.
Shimanski/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion approved the consent agenda including April 18, 2017 Meeting Minutes and Synopsis; April 14, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; April 21, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; April 21, 2017 Special Auditor's Warrants; Approve Tentative Agreement for Teamsters Highway Unit for 2017 – 2019; Approve Memorandum of Agreement with MNPEA Deputies that will allow licensed Deputies assigned as Investigators to receive a one dollar ($1.00) per hour differential in addition to their regular base wages; Approve Memorandum of Agreement with Teamsters Clerical allowing Material Recovery Facility (MRF) employees to accumulate vacation in excess of 240 hour limit retroactive to December 19, 2016; Approve request from Scott and Lorie Maurer of a 1-Lot Sketch Plan to be known as "Cotter Second Addition" to be located in Section 15 of Lynn Township; Adopt Resolution 17-CB-13 Recognition of National Correctional Officer’s Week from May 7th thru May 13th 2017; Approve proclamation to declare May 2017 as Mental Health Awareness Month; Approve proclamation to declare May 4, 2017 as Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve payment of bills totaling $272,205.73 from the aforementioned funds.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve quote from Bargen Incorporated (Mountain Lake, MN) to perform work on CP 17-004-01 at a cost of $1.50/SY, with a total estimated cost of $81,000 with funding coming from the Wheelage Funds.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve All Over Media’s “Gas Pump, Gas Nozzle, and Ice Box Advertising Agreement” for aquatic invasive species (AIS) educational advertisements at bait shop locations in McLeod County for a total of $9,625 with funding coming from Minnesota Department of natural Resources (DNR) Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Aid.
Nagel/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve McLeod County’s Feedlot Annual Performance Credit Report.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to adopt Resolution 17-CB-14 for Condemnation of County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 15 and authorize county attorney to file the necessary petition.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve Sentence to Serve Contract covering the period of July 1, 2017 through June 20, 2019.
Wright/Nagel motion carried to decline transitioning to PrimeHealth for 2018 employee health insurance and to continue with McLeod/Sibley/Trailblazer Joint Self-Insurance Pool.  Roll Call: Wright – Yes, Pohlmeier – Yes, Nagel – Yes, Shimanski – No, Krueger – Yes.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to authorize transfer of AC units which the County is unable to use to TEK Mechanical in exchange for waiver of alleged debt to TEK Mechanical.
Wright/Krueger motion carried to decline Joint Powers Agreement language changes to continue Trailblazer with WCAT participation.  Roll Call: Wright – Yes, Pohlmeier – Yes, Nagel – Yes, Shimanski – No, Krueger – Yes.
Nagel/Krueger motion carried unanimously to communicate to WCAT McLeod County will accept language changes with exception of bullet #3 listed above.
Nagel/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve hiring a Deputy Administrator to fill vacancy in Human Resources.
Wright/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to hire a Social Worker due to vacancy.

(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle May 24, 2017)