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McLeod County - Comissioners Meeting

McLeod County

Commissioners Meeting Minutes 7/5/17

Commissioners Nagel, Wright, Pohlmeier, Krueger and Shimanski were present.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.
Wright/Krueger motion approved the consent agenda including June 20, 2017 Meeting Minutes and Synopsis; June 16, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; June 19, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; June 21, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; June 23, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; Approve Judicial Ditch #9 Change Order #3 in the amount of $1,650 to remedy bank failures and washouts by adding two (2) spill pipe outlets to collect the overland water flow before ditch bank erosion occurs; Approve application and permit for a 1 day temporary on-sale liquor license for St. Mary’s Care Center, Winsted, Minnesota for their event being held on September 9, 2017 at 230th St., Winsted, Minnesota; Approve request from Ron Swenson, representing Peace Lutheran Church, to expand burial area of the cemetery by .848 acre of 1.056 surveyed areas.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve payment of bills totaling $30,910.00 from the aforementioned funds.
Nagel/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the transfer of $200,000 to Trailblazer Transit for temporary purposes until Trailblazer receives MnDOT funding.    
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve quote from Vreeman Construction, Inc. (Clara City, MN) to install centerline drain tile and headwalls for CP 17-062-01 on County Road 62 between CR 70 and TH 22 for an estimated cost of $43,050 with funding coming from Wheelage Funds.
Wright/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve quote from Travis Plut (LeSueur, MN) to bore a 24” steel pipe under County State Aid Highway 17 near Underwood Avenue for a lump sum fee of $25,500 with funding coming from Local and State Aid.
    Nagel/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to adopt 17-RB03-23 supporting the abolishment of the
Trunk Highway 15 Coalition and
utilizing remaining funds toward a MnDOT led passing lane study
 between Hutchinson and I-94.
    Nagel/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve Mining Conditional Use Permit 17-13
requested by David Luedtke of
Luedtke Contracting to renew an
existing gravel operation to include mining, crushing and stockpiling on property owned by Bonnie Lou
Krueger located within 7.87 acres of the W ½ of the SW ¼ Section 22, Acoma Township with hours changed to 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM, Monday through Friday and additional condition #8 listed above.
Nagel/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve Mining Conditional Use Permit 17-14 requested by Duininck Bros. Inc. on property owned by Paul Lind for the purpose of renewing a mining operation to include processing and stockpiling of gravel. Upon completion, the restoration will be utilized for wildlife purposes with hours changed to 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
Pohlmeier/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve Conditional Use Permit 17-12 requested by Gerald Vasek for the purpose of an accessory structure for personal storage in which the combined square footage of garage and accessory buildings will be greater than 2,000 square feet in the “R-1” Rural Residential District, Swan Lake Estates, Lot One (1) Block Three (3), Section 29, Hale Township.
    Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to appoint Ron
Shimanski to McLeod Sibley
Trailblazer Health Insurance Joint
Powers Board.
Pohlmeier/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to appoint Danielle Flores to the Employee Enrichment & Development Committee to replace Sadie Jenkins.
Wright/Krueger motion carried to authorize Highway Department labor and equipment to mow brush on the horse path adjacent to the Luce Line Trail between Hutchinson and Winsted, contingent on an Agreement with the State of Minnesota through the DNR not to exceed 60 hours.  Roll Call: Wright – Yes, Pohlmeier – Yes, Nagel – Yes, Shimanski – No, Krueger – Yes.
Pohlmeier/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve letter from McLeod County to Meeker-McLeod-Sibley Community Health Board indicating the Solid Waste facility is no longer a viable alternative for space for Meeker-McLeod-Sibley Community Health Services (CHS) employees.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to close the meeting at 10:33 a.m. to discuss settlement offer for Shopko in Hutchinson and Jungclaus property located at 520 Chandler Avenue in Glencoe.
Pohlmeier/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to open the meeting at 11:12 a.m.
(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle July 26, 2017)