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McLeod County-Minutes

McLeod County

McLeod County
Board of Commissioners
Meeting Minutes
09/17/2019

Commissioners Nagel, Pohlmeier, Krueger, and Wright were present. Commissioner Shimanski arrived after the meeting was called to order.
Krueger moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.
Wright moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the consent agenda. Consent agenda items included: (a) September 03, 2019 County Board Meeting Minutes; (b) August 30, 2019 Auditor’s Warrants; (c) September 06, 2019 Auditor’s Warrants; (d) Approve receipt of Radiological Emergency Preparedness 2020-2021 grant agreement for the amount of $6,000.00; (e) Approve Contract Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with I+S Group, Inc (Mankato, Minnesota) to adjust Architect’s compensation; (f) Approve Blue Cross Blue Shield Minnesota Self-Funded Group Plan termination effective January 01, 2020; (g) Approve Reliance Standard Group Dental Plan termination effective January 01, 2020; (h) Approve annual agreement renewal with (Total Administrative Services Corporation) TASC, effective January 01, 2020; (i) Approve group dental insurance contract effective January 01, 2020 with Principal Life Insurance Company (Des Moines, Iowa).
Shimanski moved, Krueger seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the payment of bills in the amount of $26,393.02.
Board Chair Nagel proclaimed October 06-12, 2019 as National 4-H Week throughout McLeod County.
Shimanski moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to set a Public Hearing on October 08, 2019, 9:30 a.m. for the 2020 Drainage Assessments.
Shimanski moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to retroactively approve an expenditure not to exceed $1,500.00 for lunch from Qdoba for an all-staff meeting of Health and Human Services Department held on September 13, 2019 with funds from the Public Health Budget (01-485).
Pohlmeier moved, Wright seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the employment contract with Sheila Murphy, County Administrator.
Shimanski moved, Krueger seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the Quit Claim Deed for the sale of the Silver Lake Shop to the City of Silver Lake.
Shimanski moved, Wright seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the auction of the following vehicles from the Sheriff’s Office and Jail fleet at Fahey Auctions (Glencoe, Minnesota): (1) 2008 Ford Expedition, VIN1FMFU16508LA82888; (2) 2014 Ford Explorer, VIN 1FM5K8AR3EGC08282; (3) 2015 Ford Explorer, VIN 1FM5K8AT8FGC26855; (4) 2009 Chevrolet Impala, VIN 2G1WS57M991289190; (5) 2004 Polaris Ranger, VIN 4XARD50A04D441070; (6) 2004 Polaris Ranger, VIN 4XARD50A94D161356.
Wright moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to purchase a New Holland 108M rotary disc mower from Lano Equipment (Norwood, Minnesota) for State Contract price of $9,630.00 including freight and shipping with funds form the Highway Equipment Maintenance Budget (03-340).
Krueger moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to authorize the sale of the County’s current rotary disc mower on MinnBid.
Wright moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to open the Public Hearing at 9:30 a.m. Wright moved, Krueger seconded and motion carried 4-1 to seek bond counsel for a $10,000,000.00 bond for twenty (20) years. Roll Call: Pohlmeier – aye; Wright – aye; Nagel – nay; Shimanski – aye; Krueger – aye. Shimanski moved, Krueger seconded and motion carried unanimously to close the Public Hearing at 9:44 a.m.
Pohlmeier moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to open the Public Hearing at 10:02 a.m. Public input was heard from the following residents: Jim Steinbach (Collins Township) and Steve Reiner (1516 Page Avenue, Hutchinson, Minnesota). Wright moved, Krueger seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve Resolution 19-CB-43. Pohlmeier moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to close the Public Hearing at 11:05 a.m.
Pohlmeier moved, Wright seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the 2020 Preliminary Tax levy in the amount of $24,628,317.00.
Shimanski moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the Services Agreement with University of Minnesota to conduct a Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) study for McLeod County for a cost of $1,000.00 with funds from the Public Works Budget (03-330).
Nagel moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to become a recruitment sponsor of the Light the Way for Students Exploring Your Career Field for an amount of $1,000.00 with funds from the County Administration Budget (01-031).
Pohlmeier moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve a Joint Powers Agreement with Sibley County to join South West West Central Coop (SWWC) for health insurance.
Shimanski moved, Krueger seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve of the Agreement with South West West Central Coop (SWWC) for health insurance.
Wright moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the preliminary 2020 McLeod County Board of Commissioners meeting dates.
Wright moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the request by Cynthia and Jorge Ruiz for an extension to September 30, 2019 for the relocation of the garage structure at 611 DeSoto Avenue, Glencoe, Minnesota.
Pohlmeier moved, Wright seconded and motion carried unanimously to recess at 11:20 a.m. until October 08, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. in the Glencoe City Center Ballroom (1108 11th Street East, Glencoe, Minnesota).

(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle October 16, 2019)