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McLeod County- Minutes

McLeod County
McLeod County Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes 2/7/17
Commissioners Nagel, Wright, Pohlmeier, Shimanski and Krueger were present.
Krueger/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.
Krueger/Wright motion approved the consent agenda including January 17, 2017 Meeting Minutes and Synopsis; January 13, 2016 Auditor's Warrants; January 17 Auditor's Warrants; January 20, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; January 27, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; Approve gambling permit for Shady Lane Sportsmen’s Club, 17656 461st Ave., PO Box 41, Glencoe, MN to conduct a raffle on June 16 – 17, 2017 at McLeod County Fairgrounds; Approve Community Services Agreement from Hutchinson Health for Biometric Screen Services for the County Wellness Program; Approve Memorandum of Agreement between Children’s Dental Services and McLeod County Public Health; Approve Park Shelter Rental Agreement with the City of Glencoe for the date of July 18, 2017 for an AIS educational event; Approve agreement for remote access to support our Security and Surveillance software and hardware with our vendor UHL; Approve updated form for Northland Business Systems for the new GPD interview room remote access for support; Approve 2017 Southwest Metro Drug Task Force Joint Power Agreement; Approve payment of county burial after the fact, and up to the maximum limit of $2,000 for a cremation.
Shimanski/Nagel motion carried unanimously to approve payment of bills totaling $373,874.99 from the aforementioned funds.
Wright/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve Crisis Program Joint Powers Board Agreement with Carver County; and, Business Associate Agreement to exchange certain Protected Health Information (PHI) with Carver County and McLeod County Social Services.
Wright/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve the trade of a 1999 Sterling tandem axle plow truck (210,000 miles) to the City of Hutchinson for a 1991 RPM loader mounted snow blower at no cost with each piece of equipment valued at $12,000.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to sell a 1981 Blanchet loader mounted snow blower via sealed bid or MinBid.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to purchase a 2018 Mack tandem truck chassis (State Contract T-647(5)) from Nuss Truck and Equipment (Roseville, MN) for $125,672.41 with funding coming from the 2017 Capital Budget.
    Wright/Shimanski motion
carried unanimously to purchase
a 2018 Mack tandem truck chassis
(State Contract T-647(5)) from
Nuss Truck and Equipment
(Roseville, MN) for $108,632.41
with funding coming from the 2017 Capital Budget.
Nagel/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to purchase two (2) truck equipment packages (box, plow, scraper, wing, sander, and misc.) (State Contract S-863(5)) from Towmaster, Inc. (Litchfield, MN) for $112,800 each with funding coming from the 2017 Capital Budget.
Krueger/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve Service Agreement from Honeywell Building Solutions (Golden Valley, MN) for $40,782.84 with funding coming from the 2017 Building Services budget.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the purchase of network switches from CDW Government (Chicago, IL) quote #HQWK895 for $14,151.69 with funding coming from card access fee from the Construction Budget.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve an increase in construction costs in the Sheriff’s office not to exceed $46,000 with funding coming from the 2017 Sheriffs budget.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the purchase a refurbished MC266 Mobile grinder from Rotochopper (St. Martin, MN) for $220,425.00 contingent on signing a grant agreement with Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) for release of $184,902.00 plus additional $19,583.25 from the Abatement Fund.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve Agreement with Mid Minnesota Development Commission to manage the grant writing process to submit a Capital Assistance Fund (CAP) grant application, in the amount of $1.2 to $1.5 million, to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) for building an auxiliary Solid Waste storage facility on the current Solid Waste Facility site at a cost of $75.00 an hour and not to exceed $20,000 with funding coming from the Abatement Fund.
Shimanski/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve Conditional Use Permit 16-19 from Mr. Hal Galvins, representative of ReneSola, in order to construct an essential service of a three (3) Megawatt Community Solar Garden on property owned by Patricia J Karels and to be located within 30 acres of 37.57 acres of the West ½ West ½ in Section 16 of Winsted Township with change to condition 4 and return letter to have on file from Federal Aviation Administration stating no issue with obstruction and from Minnesota Aeronautics stating no issue with glare.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve Conditional Use Permit 16-20 from Ron Hansen to lease property to Quick Supply Company, Inc. based out of Des Moines IA, for commercial use at an existing site, previously used as a Demolition Landfill, for the storage of material and equipment in an existing accessory structure as well as exterior storage.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to hire a full-time Public Health Nurse (grade 170) vacancy due to resignation.  If no PHNs apply or are considered, recruit for a Registered Nurse (grade 160).
Nagel/Wright Shimanski motion carried unanimously to hire a full-time Eligibility Worker (grade 15) due to resignation.
Krueger/Wright motion carried unanimously to appoint Ryan Freitag, Soil and Water Conservation District Program Director, to serve until May 31, 2017 as the McLeod County ditch inspector at a rate of $30/hour to be charged for work conducted on various ditches.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve Ryan Freitag, Soil and Water Conservation District Program Director, to serve until May 31, 2017 in the Environmental Services Department and charging for expenses only wetland related that exceed $10,000 in cost.
Wright/Nagel moved to reduce the assessor’s fees for 2017 from $10.50 per parcel down to $8.50 per parcel.  Roll Call: Wright – Yes, Pohlmeier – No, Nagel – Yes, Shimanski – No, Krueger – No.  Motion Failed.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried to keep appraisal fees same as 2016 at $10.50 per parcel.  Roll Call: Wright – No, Pohlmeier – Yes, Nagel – Yes, Shimanski – Yes, Krueger – Yes.
Krueger moved to prohibit McLeod County Assessors of any private assessing after hours within the county.  Motion failed for lack of second.
Krueger/Nagel motion carried unanimously to approve the Trails Committee appointments with the above changes.
Nagel/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to appoint Commissioner Krueger as liaison to the Trails Committee.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to replace Jerome Thiemann with James Nowak on Park Commission.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to table until this item is brought to the Budget Committee for further discussion.
Wright/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve lunch costs associated with the February 14th meeting for Insurance Joint Powers Agreement meeting which will be held at the North Complex.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to set a Solid Waste Advisory Committee for Tuesday, February 14th from 3-5 PM to review request for proposals for recyclable processing and marketing.
Wright/Nagel motion carried unanimously to notify constituents of a meeting to be held on Tuesday February 21st at 7:30 PM in the Country Diner to discuss clean out of McCuen Creek.
(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle Mar. 8, 2017)