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McLeod County - Comissioners Meeting

McLeod County

McLeod County
Board of Commissioners
Meeting Minutes
12/19/17

Commissioners Nagel, Wright, Pohlmeier, Shimanski and Krueger were present.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.
Shimanski/Wright motion approved the consent agendaincluding December 7, 2017 Meeting Minutes and Synopsis; December 2, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; December 8, 2017; Approve Memorandum of Agreement with LELS Non-licensed Sergeants for health insurance addendum to reopen the collective bargaining agreement to negotiate the amount of the employer contribution for health insurance for 2018 and 2019; Approve Memorandum of Agreement with LELS Licensed Sergeants for health insurance addendum to reopen the collective bargaining agreement to negotiate the amount of the employer contribution for health insurance for 2018 and 2019; Approve Memorandum of Agreement with MNPEA Deputy Unit for health insurance addendum to reopen the collective bargaining agreement to negotiate the amount of the employer contribution for health insurance for 2018 and 2019; Approve Memorandum of Agreement with MNPEA Communications/Corrections Unit for health insurance addendum to reopen the collective bargaining agreement to negotiate the amount of the employer contribution for health insurance for 2018 and 2019; Approve Memorandum of Agreement with Teamsters Clerical for health insurance addendum to reopen the collective bargaining agreement to negotiate the amount of the employer contribution for health insurance for 2018 and 2019; Approve Memorandum of Agreement with Teamsters Highway for health insurance addendum to reopen the collective bargaining agreement to negotiate the amount of the employer contribution for health insurance for 2018 and 2019; Approve Memorandum of Agreement with AFSCME Unit for health insurance addendum to reopen the collective bargaining agreement to negotiate the amount of the employer contribution for health insurance for 2018 and 2019; Approve annual renewal of McLeod County Public Health Hispanic Outreach Worker Contract (Carmen Patino), January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018; Approve Sale of Cigarette and other Tobacco Products License for Cactus Jacks II, Stewart, MN from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018; Approve annual renewal of transportation services contract with PEART & Assoc. for security transport services; Remove from agenda: Approve Donald Artmann’s request of Re-Plat of Lot 1, Block 1, Watry's Subdivision and small tract located within the SW ¼ of the SE ¼ in Section 34 of Winsted Township and to be named "ARTMANN ACRES"; Approve Conditional Use Permit 17-22 requested by Daniel Zetah being represented by Charles Hausladen to operate a retreat learning center and Bed and Breakfast with food preparation and retail foods to teach a sustainable lifestyle of living off of the land.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve payment of bills totaling $45,234.00 from the aforementioned funds.
Krueger/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve cooperative agreement with the City of Glencoe for reconstruction of CSAH 15 (Morningside) from 11th Street to 16th Street.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to hire SEH (Hutchinson, MN) to perform design engineering for SAP 43-615-013, CSAH 15 (Morningside) reconstruction from 11th Street to 16th Street with costs based on hourly rates plus expenses, not to exceed a total fee split evenly between McLeod County and City of Glencoe of $285,300.
Shimanski/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve the purchase of three Ford Police Interceptor Utililty Vehicles with EcoBoost engines via state contract from Ford of Hibbing for $31,676.45 each and a total cost of $95,029.35 with funding coming from the 2018 Sheriffs budget.
Nagel/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve the purchase of one 2018 Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicle via state contract from Ford of Hibbing for $28,144.45 with funding coming from the 2018 Sheriffs budget.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve out-of-state travel to attend AELE Jail and Prisoner Operational and Administrative Legal Issues Workshop in Las Vegas NV from January 22nd through January 25th at a cost not to exceed $2,000 with funding coming from the 2017 Jail budget.
Nagel/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve five year joint powers agreement with the State of MN for the operation of a household hazardous waste program.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve agreement with Paintcare, Inc. (Washington D.C.) who is contracted by the State of MN to be a third party stewardship program to collect, manage, and disburse the eco fee collected from architectural paint purchases in Minnesota.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve a three year household hazardous waste use agreement with Meeker County.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve a one year household hazardous waste reciprocity agreement with Carver County.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to set the next Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) meeting for January 5, 2018 at 1:00 PM.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve Industrial Storm Water Change Form.
Shimanski/Nagel motion carried unanimously to adopt Resolution 17-CB-41 Amending the Second Amended Joint Powers Agreement between Meeker, McLeod and Sibley Counties Creating the Joint Community Health Board.
Nagel/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to hire a full-time Public Health Nurse and post internally.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to hire a full-time Public Health Educator with an internal and external job posting.
Pohlmeier/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve the increase of hours worked in the Veteran Services Department to assist in covering for an employee on leave starting January 5, 2018, expected through late March 2018.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the increase of part-time employee’s hours during a full-time employee’s leave, which will be approximately 12 weeks.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to hire a replacement for vacant position as Mental Health Professional on the TriStar Team in Cosmos as Hiring Authority at 105% reimbursement.
Krueger/Wright motion carried unanimously to hire an Administrative Assistant (grade 130) in Planning & Zoning/Environmental Services which will replace the Secretary II (Grade 120).
Shimanski/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve contract with Employment Resource Center (Hutchinson, MN) to allow use of temporary resources as needed.
Nagel/Krueger motion carried unanimously to deny Conditional Use Permit requested by Mitchell Niccum for exterior storage of more than five (5) vehicles and up to forty (40) vehicles to be kept and stored on-site and salvaged throughout the year then disposed of at another facility, located within 3.01 AC of the NW ¼ SW ¼ of Section 24 in Hutchinson Township.
Pohlmeier/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve the finalized Trailblazer Joint Powers Agreement with total amount of $463,225 from McLeod County towards working capital.
Shimanski/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve the merge of Parks, Fairgrounds, and Highway into a new Public Works Department effective 1/1/2018.

(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle January 10, 2018)