McLeod County Board of Commissioners Meeting 12/20/16

McLeod County
McLeod County Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes 12/20/16
Commissioners Wright, Nies, Shimanski, Krueger and Nagel were present.
Nagel/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda.
Nies/Krueger motion approved the consent agenda including November 22, 2016 Meeting Minutes and Synopsis; December 22, 2016 Meeting Minutes and Synopsis; December 2, 2016 Auditor's Warrants; December 9, 2016 Auditor's Warrants; Approve Highway Right of Way Plat 65.  This plat is for the reconstruction project on County State Aid Highway 3; 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 2017 with rent due October 31, 2017; Approve the Sale of Cigarette and other Tobacco Products License for Cactus Jacks II, in Stewart, MN from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017; Approve the Sale of Cigarette and other Tobacco Products License for Hutchinson Co-op, in Silver Lake, MN from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017; Approve the Sale of Cigarette and other Tobacco Products License for Krausers Dodge House, Lester Prairie, MN from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017; Approve renewal of Non-Intoxicating 3.2% Liquor Licenses for Shadow Brooke Golf Course, Inc. in Lester Prairie, MN from March 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017; Approve renewal of Non-Intoxicating 3.2% Liquor Licenses for Major Ave Hunt Club, Inc. in Glencoe from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017; Approve renewal of Non-Intoxicating 3.2% Liquor Licenses for Gopher Campfire Club, in Hutchinson, MN from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017; Approve renewal of Liquor, Wine, Club or 3.2% Licenses for Crow River Winery in Hutchinson, MN from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017; Approve renewal of Liquor, Wine, Club or 3.2% Licenses for Lake Marion Supper Club in Brownton, MN from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve payment of bills totaling $407,841.24 from the aforementioned funds.
    Krueger/Nagel motion carried unanimously to add a $5.00 administrative fee to all park reservations that are made through the MaxGalaxy System.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to limit camping to a 14 day limit.
Nies/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve deed for conveyance of Judd Ave to the City of Glencoe.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to table 2017 fee schedule Public Hearing until December 27, 2016 at 9:30 am.
Krueger/Nies motion carried unanimously to adopt Resolution 16-CB-39 Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Aid.  
Nies/Nagel motion carried unanimously to approve vacating the existing utility and drainage easement and approval of a 1-lot Preliminary Plat / Final Plat requested by Fred Holasek of Lots 1 and 2 of Heigl Subdivision for the purpose of change in lot sizes.
Wright/Nies motion carried unanimously to table discussion of full-time Technical Specialist I vacancy in Assessor’s Department and bring back for further discussion at the January 10th Personnel Committee.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to work with Temp Agency to contract with up to 6 temporary Recycling Operators to assist at Solid Waste facility.
Nagel/Krueger motion carried unanimously to hire summer intern back for up to three weeks during college break at previous wage.
Krueger/Nagel motion carried unanimously to approve proposal from Gary Weiers of David Drown and Associates (Fairbult, MN) to conduct a re-structuring study of various departments within the County for a cost of $16,000.
Nagel/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to set Public Hearing of the Ditch Authority on Judicial Ditch #9 for January 17th at 10:15 a.m. to review and accept the Engineer’s Report.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve correction to minutes from October 18, 2016 County Board Meeting; the minutes reflect the wrong Assessments Pay 2017 for County Ditch #26 and County Ditch #27.  The $130,000 is shared between CD #26 and CD #27 based on a percentage of drainage benefits.  Revised tabulation is CD #26 $34,112 and CD #27 $95,888.
(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle February 8, 2017)