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McLeod County - Comissioners Meeting

McLeod County

McLeod County
Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes 9/19/17

Commissioners Nagel, Wright, Pohlmeier, Shimanski and Krueger were present.
Pohlmeier/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.
Wright/Krueger motion approved the consent agenda including September 5, 2017 Meeting Minutes and Synopsis; September 1, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; September 8, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; Approve the 2017 Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) agreement which is received every year. Grant amount this year is $25,079; Approve gambling permit for Gopher Campfire Club, 24718 County Road 7, Hutchinson, MN to conduct a raffle on December 10, 2017. The application is acknowledged with no waiting period; Approve gambling permit for Gopher Campfire Club, 24718 County Road 7, Hutchinson, MN to conduct a raffle on January 27, 2018. The application is acknowledged with no waiting period; Approve an agreement with the City of Winsted to lease one mobile computer. Cost of the computer is $3,995 which will be paid over the length of the 4 year contract.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve payment of bills totaling $268,692.25 from the aforementioned funds.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to award SAP 43-624-001, box culvert construction project on County State Aid Highway 24 south of Silver Lake to Land Pride Construction, LLC (Paynesville, MN) with a low bid of $136,533 with funding coming from Bridge Bonding and local funding.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve MnDOT Local Bridge Replacement Program Grant Agreement 1029047 and Resolution 17-RB04-28.
Krueger/Nagel motion carried unanimously to approve MnDOT Agreement 1028715 and Resolution 17-RB05-29 for the closure of the railroad grade crossing on County Road 72 (Diamond Avenue).
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve out of state travel for a Correctional Officer to
Grand Forks for Defensive Tactics Instructor Training.
Nagel/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to hire Hjerpe
Contracting (Hutchinson, MN) to install a new drain field for main bathhouse at Piepenburg Park at a cost of $16,985 with funding coming from the 2017 Parks budget.
Shimanski/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve quote from Xigent (Plymouth, MN), quote #A200-6YR NRD, to replace the production data storage unit in the Court House and the disaster recovery data storage unit in the HATS building for a cost of $197,078.36 with funding coming from Capital Equipment Notes.
Nagel/Krueger motion carried unanimously to hire Multiple Concepts Interiors (Waite Park, MN) to replace tile in basement corridor to match new construction at a cost of $5,268 with funding coming from 2017 Building Services budget.
Nagel/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to move a current part-time Deputy to continue working for the department as a full-time temporary Deputy.
Pohlmeier/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to contract for a full-time Public Health Nurse with previous WIC and Public Health experience, at a grade 170 through the end of the year and approve two part-time Registered Nurse/PrimeWest Case Manager positions for 20-28 hours week.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to have current intern stay on-staff through the end of their employee’s leave period.
Nagel/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to hire two added full-time Social Worker positions at a grade 160.
Pohlmeier/Wright motion carried unanimously to hire one replacement and also an additional new fairgrounds worker to work up to 14 hours per week and to keep a pool of six individuals for these part-time roles to accommodate staffing needs.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to adopt 17-CB-27 authorization for a Public Sale of Tax Forfeited Land to be held Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 9:30 A.M. in the north Complex.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve terms for tax forfeited land.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to set basic sale price on properties listed above.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to open public hearing.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously of appointments to the Joint Drainage Authority Boards between Carver, McLeod, Meeker, Sibley and Wright counties pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 103E.235 as presented.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to continue public hearing to October 3rd at 9:50 A.M.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to hire temporary office support staff for up to 6 weeks to assist in Attorney’s Office during a medical leave.
Shimanski/Wright motion carried unanimously to acknowledge all Union contracts being ratified and new position hiring freeze enacted on September 20, 2016 expiring.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve updated union job descriptions and proposed 2017 salary structure for Union positions.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve contract with Reliance Standard for Base Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment.
Pohlmeier/Nagel motion carried unanimously to approve contract with Reliance Standard for Voluntary Life Insurance.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve contract with Reliance Standard for Voluntary Short Term Disability.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve contract with Reliance Standard for Voluntary Long Term Disability.
Nagel/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve contract with Reliance Standard for fully insured Vision Benefits.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve contract with Reliance Standard for fully insured Dental Benefits.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve settlement offer for Shopko Hutchinson Parcel 23.057.0010. The offer includes reducing payable 2014 from $3,289,400 to $2,900,000, reducing payable 2015 from $3,196,600 to $2,900,000, reducing payable 2016 from $3,284,700 to $2,900,000 and reducing payable 2017 from $3,289,400 to $2,900,000.
Wright/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve October 3rd Workshop agenda items.

(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle September 13, 2017)