McLeod County Board of Commissioners Meeting 12/1/16

McLeod County
McLeod County Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes 12/1/16
Commissioners Wright, Nies, Shimanski, Krueger and Nagel were present.
Nies/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.
Nagel/Shimanski motion approved the consent agenda including November 18, 2016 Auditor's Warrants; November 21, 2016 Auditor's Warrants; November 22, 2016 Auditor's Warrants; November 23, 2016 Auditor's Warrants; Approve final acceptance and payment of $92,744.13 to Wm. Mueller & Sons) Hamburg, MN) for SP 43-604-014, pavement rehabilitation on County State Aid Highway 4; Final acceptance and payment of $119,259.91 to Wm. Mueller & Sons (Hamburg, MN) for SAP 43-611-012 & CP 16-055-01, pavement rehabilitation on County State Aid Highway 11 and bituminous surfacing on County Road 55; Approve the renewal of the maintenance for our current file storage located at the Court House and HATS buildings from Xigent Solutions (Plymouth, MN) Quote #SWS10121204 for a total cost of $16,575.92; Approve the Sale of Cigarette and other Tobacco Products License for Casey’s General Store #3474 in Lester Prairie, MN from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017; Approve the Sale of Cigarette and other Tobacco Products License for Casey’s General Store #3505 (Stewart, MN) from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017; Approve the Sale of Cigarette and other Tobacco Products License for MLJ DETS Inc. Prairie Market (Lester Prairie, MN) from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017; Approve the Sale of Cigarette and other Tobacco Products License for Big Don’s Cathedral, Inc. (Lester Prairie, MN) from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017; Approve the Sale of Cigarette and other Tobacco Products License for Neisen’s Bar & Grill Inc. (Biscay, MN) from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.
Approve the Sale of Cigarette and other Tobacco Products License for Dollar General (Silver Lake, MN) from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve payment of bills totaling $116,317.53 from the aforementioned funds.
    Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve hiring Seasonal Snowplow Drivers for a pool of up to 10 employees at a wage range of $18 - $20 per hour and adjust the wage of current employees to be within that range based on years of service.
Nies/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve the 2017 Plan Documents for Medica Health Insurance.
Nies/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve Grace Period for the 2017 Flexible Reimbursement Plans, including Medical Flex, Dependent Care Flex and Limited Flex to allow for claims to be incurred through March 15, 2018.  The Runout Period for all claims incurred January 1, 2017 – March 15, 2018 will be March 31, 2018.
Nagel/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the purchase of network equipment for the security and surveillance project for the Court House and the Fairgrounds buildings from CDW-G (Chicago, IL) Quote HMWX797 state contract for a total cost of $27,367.79.with funding coming from the 2016 IT budget.
Wright/Nagel motion carried unanimously to approve the purchase of file storage equipment to centrally store the video that is recorded with the new surveillance application from Xigent Solutions (Plymouth, MN) Quote #14099962 which is our current storage vendor for a total cost of $37,370.52 with funding coming from the 2016 IT budget.  
Wright/Nies motion carried unanimously to set 2017 tentative Board meeting dates including the evening meetings for the Board of Appeals and Equalization, Truth in Taxation and an additional meeting on December 26, 2017.
Nies/Nagel motion carried unanimously to approve the 2018 Voluntary Premium Credit of $15 a month.  Employees who participate in three wellness activities between January 1 and October 31, 2017 will earn a $15 a month credit towards their health care premium.
Nies/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to set a closed meeting for December 8th at 9:30 AM to discuss negotiations.
Nies/Krueger motion carried unanimously to adopt Resolution 16-CB-38 Support of Fastlane Grant Application for Highway 212 Improvements.
Nies/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve Pat Melvin’s performance evaluation summary.
Nagel/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to add an additional board meeting on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Glencoe City Center.
Nagel/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to recess the meeting until 6:00 p.m.
Nagel/Nies motion carried unanimously to close the Truth in Taxation meeting and at 7:03 p.m.
(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle February 8, 2017)