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McLeod County-Minutes

McLeod County
McLeod County
Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes 9/5/17
Commissioners Nagel, Wright, Pohlmeier, Shimanski and Krueger were present.
Krueger/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.
Pohlmeier/Shimanski motion approved the consent agenda including August 22, 2017 Meeting Minutes and Synopsis; August 18, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; August 25, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; August 25, 2017 Special Warrants; Approve Confession of Judgment for Susan G. Bezecny on Property ID 20.050.1870 in the City of Stewart; Approve Confession of Judgment for Susan G. Bezecny on Property ID 20.050.1885 in the City of Stewart; Approve contract with the City of Lester Prairie for a mobile computer for a total cost of $3,995.00 to be spread over 4 years; Approve renewal of contract with MN Department of Human Services and Pact for Families Collaborative for McLeod Social Service Center to be the Local Collaborative Time Study (LCTS) moneys Fiscal Host CY2018; Approve renewal of School Nursing Contract between McLeod County Public Health and New Century Academy (Hutchinson) to provide 5 hours/week of Registered Nursing Services for 38 weeks @ $40/hour for the 2017-2018 School Year.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve payment of bills totaling $258,327.95 from the aforementioned funds.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve an Industrial Waste & Disposal Service Agreement with Spruce Ridge Resource Management Facility for the disposal of glass fines, at a rate of $11.66/ton with a $22.00 environmental charge per load.
Wright/Nagel motion carried to approve of proposal for professional services from SRF Consulting Group (Minneapolis, MN) for a feasibility study of 15 miles of Dakota Rail Trail between Ranch Avenue in Hutchinson and County Road 1 in Lester Prairie at a one-time cost not to exceed $50,000 with funding coming from reserves. Roll Call: Wright – Yes, Pohlmeier – Yes, Nagel – Yes, Shimanski – No, Krueger – No.
Krueger/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve contract with Shred N Go, Inc. (Plymouth, MN) for every other month paper shredding services at a cost of $147.28 per time or an annual cost of $3,534.72 with funding coming from Central Services budget.
Shimanski/Wright motion carried unanimously to adjust non-union pay by increasing pay for employees with 10 or more years of service in job classification by bringing to midpoint of 2017 Keystone Salary Schedule if below that wage and adding .25% increase for each year above 10 years of service in job class.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to credit employees who for the first time elected in 2016 to take 2017 H.S.A. insurance with the $500 single
County contribution and $1000 family contribution to their H.S.A.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve the continuation to have Sibley County act as the claims administrator in the place of MCIT for processing of claims for the McLeod/Sibley/Trailblazer Health Insurance Plan.
Wright/Nagel motion carried unanimously to set public hearing for the buffer ordinance on 10/17 at 9:30 A.M.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to schedule a workshop following board meeting on September 19th to discuss 2018 budget.
Nagel/Krueger motion carried unanimously to schedule an additional Board Meeting on September 26th to approve preliminary levy.
(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle September 27, 2017)