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McLeod County - Comissioners Meeting

McLeod County

McLeod County Board of
Commissioners Meeting
Minutes 1/17/17

Commissioners Nagel, Wright, Pohlmeier, Shimanski and Krueger were present.
Krueger/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.
Wright/Krueger motion approved the consent agenda including January 3, 2017 Meeting Minutes and Synopsis; December 30, 2016 Auditor's Warrants; December 30, 2016a Auditor's Warrants; January 4, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; January 5, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; January 6, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; Rescind 12/1/16 final project acceptance for SP 43-604-014, pavement rehabilitation on County State Aid Highway 4. There was an additional $976.86 that was due the Contractor for a fuel escalation clause in the contract that was inadvertently missed on the 12/1/16 approval; Final acceptance and payment of $976.86 to Wm. Mueller & Sons of Hamburg, MN for SP 43-604-014, pavement rehabilitation on County State Aid Highway 4; Approve Highway Right of Way Plat 66. This plat is for the reconstruction project on County State Aid Highway 15.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve payment of bills totaling $421,906.99 from the aforementioned funds.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the purchase of 3 Ford Utility Vehicles from Nelson Auto Center (Fergus Falls, MN) via state bid (State Contract #’s 89303 and 83065) for $30,853.95 for a total of $92,561.85 and one Dodge Durango Special Service Vehicle also from Nelson Auto Center for a state bid price of $29,795.83 with funding coming from the 2017 Sheriffs budget.
Wright/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve the 2017 Pay Equity Report to the State of MN.
Wright/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to hire a Secretary II (grade 12) in Public Health.
Pohlmeier/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to hire full-time Social Worker (grade 22) due to resignation.
Krueger/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve moving forward with improvements to Courtroom 3 using $125,000 which has been set aside in account
25-807-6610, Designated for Capital Assets.
Krueger/Shimanski moved to approve funding at the same amount as 2016 of $57,225. Roll Call: Wright – No, Pohlmeier – No, Nagel – No, Shimanski – Yes, Krueger – Yes. Motion Failed.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion passed to approve funding for 2017 of $79,102 with an understanding that funding for the Community Outreach position be reviewed annually. Roll Call: Wright – Yes, Pohlmeier – Yes, Nagel – Yes, Shimanski – No, Krueger – No.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to open Public Hearing.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to accept the repair report.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to accept the findings.
Nagel/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to order repair report.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to close Public Hearing.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the Accounts Payable Policy.
Wright/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to adopt Resolution 17-CB-02 Delegation of Authority to Pay Certain Claims.
Pohlmeier/Krueger motion carried unanimously to adopt Resolution 17-CB-04 Authorizing the McLeod County Auditor-Treasurer to designate depositories.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve agreement between McLeod County and the State of Minnesota, Office of the State Auditor for services provided pursuant to Minn. Statute § 6.48 with McLeod County for the audit of year ending December 31, 2016.
Krueger/Wright motion carried unanimously to 2017 Commissioner Appointments to Joint Drainage Systems as presented.
Nagel/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to set a Public Hearing for County Ditch #16 on February 21st at 10:15 a.m.
Krueger/Nagel motion passed to appoint Commissioner Krueger, Pohlmeier and Nagel to the Trailblazer Joint Powers Board. Roll Call: Wright – Yes, Pohlmeier – Yes, Nagel – Yes, Shimanski – No, Krueger – Yes.
Shimanski moved to have Commissioner Krueger removed from the Trailblazer Joint Powers Board and replaced with Commissioner Wright. Motion failed for lack of second.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to adopt Resolution 17-CB-03 Policy and Procedure in McLeod County for Administration of the Wetland Conservation Act.
Shimanski/Wright motion carried unanimously to committee assignments as presented.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to award the 2017 legal newspaper to McLeod Publishing at a cost per column inch of $3.25.
Nagel/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to award the 2016 McLeod County Financial Statement to Hutchinson Leader at an insertion rate of $0.06.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve January 27th Workshop agenda items.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve payment for the 2017 Annual Contribution to the Pact for Families Children’s Mental Health and Family Collaborative at a cost of $ 54,976.50.
(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle August 9, 2017)