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McLeod County-Minutes

McLeod County

McLeod County
Board of Commissioners
Meeting Minutes
11/05/2019

Commissioners Nagel, Pohlmeier, Krueger, Shimanski and Wright were present.
Krueger moved, Wright seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda.
Pohlmeier moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the consent agenda. Consent agenda items included: (a) October 22, 2019 County Board Meeting Minutes; (b) October 18, 2019 Auditor’s Warrants; (c) October 23, 2019 Auditor’s Warrants; (d) October 25, 2019 Auditor’s Warrants; (e) October 31, 2019 Auditor’s Warrants; (f) Approve the Sale of Cigarette and other Tobacco Products License for Hutchinson Co-op D.B.A Corner Market, Hutchinson, Minnesota from January 01, 2020 through December 31, 2020; (g) Approve annual maintenance contract renewal with Northland Business Systems (Burnsville, Minnesota) for the Sheriff’s Office Voice Logger from November 11, 2019 – October 31, 2020 for a cost of $4,176.42 with funds from the E911 account (25-285); (h) Approve Conditional Use Permit 19-20 by James and Dawn Bombeck to construct a 40’ x 64’ pole shed (2560 sf) on a platted lot in an “R-1” Rural Residential zoned area with the condition that this accessory structure shall be used for personal use only; (i) Approve 1-Lot Preliminary Plat application by Brad Bienkowski of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, to be known as “JADE AVENUE ACRES” and to be located in the NW ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 16 in Rich Valley Township; (j) Approve maintenance contract with Avenu Insights & Analytics for APEX software support for a cost of $1,050.00 to be paid from the Information Technology Budget (01-065); (k) Approve Conditional Use Permit by Merrill and Lynette Wendlandt to construct an accessory building to be greater than 2,000 square feet (40’ x 100’) on a property less than ten (10) acres with the condition that the structure will be used for personal (non-business) storage only.
Pohlmeier moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to open the Public Hearing at 9:06 a.m. Wright moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve Resolution 19-CB-47. Wright moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to close the Public Hearing at 9:17 a.m.
Shimanski moved, Krueger seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve a quote by Northland Business systems (Burnsville, Minnesota) to upgrade the Sheriff’s Office Voice Logger operating system to Server 2012 for a cost of $6,350.00 with funds form the E911 fund (25-285).
Megan DeSchepper, MnDOT Senior Planner, presented the Area Transportation Improvement Program (ATIP) 2020-2023 and Capital Highway Investment Plan (CHIP) 2024-2029 maps. The County Board commented on the importance of Highway 212 to McLeod County and encouraged MnDOT support for improvements to the two-lane gaps east of Glencoe.
Wright moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to open the Public Hearing at 9:36 a.m. Krueger moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to recess the Public Hearing on the 2020 McLeod County Fee Schedule until November 19, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.
Shimanski moved, Wright seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the payment of $264,650.00 to McLeod Sibley Trailblazer Joint Health Insurance Pool to cover the short fall in the pool with funds from the General Revenue Fund (01-003).
Pohlmeier moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve a change in previously approved health insurance contribution rates for non-union employees for single coverage of $781.84 to $793.00 per month for plan year 2020.
Krueger moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the Personnel Committee recommendation to hire a full-time temporary attorney for the period of December 01, 2019 through April 15, 2020 to cover two full-time employees’ temporary leaves.
County Attorney, Mike Junge, provided a brief update on the ongoing opioid litigation and informed the Board that a decision to opt-in or opt-out of a settlement should be considered on November 19, 2019.
Board Chair Nagel advised the Public that the Board would be discussing the 2020 McLeod County Fee Schedule at the Board Workshop following the Board Meeting.
Shimanski moved, Wright seconded and motion carried unanimously to recess at 9:57 a.m. until the next County Board Meeting on November 19, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. in the Glencoe City Center Ballroom (1107 11th Street East, Glencoe, Minnesota).

(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle November 27, 2019)