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McLeod County - Comissioners Meeting

McLeod County

McLeod County Board of
Commissioners Meeting Minutes 7/18/17

Commissioners Nagel, Wright, and Krueger were present.
Krueger/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.
Wright/Krueger motion approved the consent agenda including July 5, 2017 Meeting Minutes and Synopsis; June 30, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; July 7, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; Approve payment to RTVision Inc. (Little Falls, MN) of $4,120 for annual support/maintenance of OneGov (permitting and land management software) from 9/2017 – 9/2018 with funding coming from the Recorders Compliance Funds; Approve the Radiological Emergency Preparedness 2018-19 grant agreement in the amount of $12,000; Approve out of state travel for Investigator Jim Nielsen to attend the United Council of Welfare Fraud (UCOWF) in Orlando, OH August 28-31. Airfare, conference registration and lodging paid for by MN Fraud Investigators’ Association; Renew Memorandum of Agreement between Children’s Dental Services and McLeod County Public Health for the time period of July 19, 2017 through July 19, 2018. Public Health will utilize Southwest Initiative Foundation grant funding to pay $250.00 per dental clinic to Children’s Dental Services to off-set clinic operational costs.
Nagel/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve payment of bills totaling $75,323.87 from the aforementioned funds.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to reject bid from Astech Corp. (St Joseph, MN) for CP 17-054-01, cement stabilized reclamation project on CR 54 (Tagus Ave) and re-bid for 2018 construction.
Wright/Krueger motion carries unanimously to approve the tax abatement for payable 2015 reducing from $1,494,300 to $1,100,000, reducing payable 2016 from 1,414,900 to $1,100,000 and reducing payable 2017 from $1,452,500 to $1,100,000 and authorize Michael Junge to sign on behalf of the County.
Wright/Nagel motion carries unanimously to approve the tax abatement for payable 2014 reducing from $3,028,900 to $2,869,200 and reducing payable 2015 from $3,028,900 to $2,869,200 and authorize Michael Junge to sign on behalf of the County.
Wright/Krueger motion carries unanimously to open public hearing.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to table public hearing to discuss new fee schedule until 9:30 A.M. August 8th when the full board is in attendance.
Krueger/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve Application for Licenses for Assemblage of Large Numbers of People for the Annual St. Mary's Craft Beer Festival scheduled for Saturday, September 9, 2017 in Winsted on the site of the Winstock Festival.
Nagel/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the proposed Environmentalist I position at a grade 160 with a salary range of $21.80 to $32.70.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the proposed Mechanic I position at a grade 160 with a salary range of $21.80 to $32.70.
Krueger/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve current 28 hour Public Health Nurse position to be increased to 40 hours week for a period of 3 months and then re-evaluate the need.
Nagel/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve deadline date of August 1, 2017 for transitioning Soil and Water Conservation District into Planning, Zoning and Environmental Office.
Nagel/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve agreement with McLeod Treatment Program Inc. (MTP) for McLeod County to account for current and previous resident/client storage of case file information following a programs closure.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve payment of $54.82 for lunch at the Sibley/McLeod Joint Workshop held on July 13, 2017 at 11:30 A.M.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve August 8th Workshop agenda items.
Krueger/Nagel motion carried unanimously to authorize Highway Department to seek a cost proposal from SRF Consulting Group (Minneapolis, MN) for a preliminary engineering study of the Dakota Rail Trail at an estimated fee of $50,000.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve gambling permit for Ducks Unlimited to conduct a raffle on September 7, 2017 at Crow River Winery, 14848 Highway 7 E, Hutchinson MN.

(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle August 9, 2017)