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McLeod County-Minutes

McLeod County

McLeod County
Board of Commissioners
Meeting Minutes
4/17/18

Commissioners Nagel, Pohlmeier, Krueger, Wright and Shimanski were present.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion approved the consent agenda including April 3, 2018 Meeting Minutes and Synopsis; March 29, 2018 Auditor's Warrants; March 30, 2018 Auditor's Warrants; April 5, 2018 Auditor's Warrants; April 6, 2018 Auditor's Warrants; Approve contract with the City of Lester Prairie for a mobile computer for a total cost of $5,600 to be spread over a 4 year payment plan; Approve Confession of Judgment for Thomas S. & Ruth F. Zanoth for Property ID 05.035.1200 in the Township of Hale; Approve Confession of Judgment for Terrence L. & Janet Schlueter for Property ID 19.086.0010 in the City of Silver Lake; Approve Confession of Judgment for Terrence L. & Janet Schlueter for Property ID 19.086.0020 in the City of Silver Lake; Approve annual contract with SafeAssure Consultants Inc. (Willmar, MN) for safety training, written procedures, and general services for a total cost of $3,825.65 with funding coming from the 2018 Safety budget; Approve annual contract/agreement with SafeAssure Consultants, Inc. (Willmar, MN) for annual safety training for a lump sum cost of $5,512.98 with funding coming from the 2018 Public Works budget; Consider approval of the following agreements with GIS Workshop (Lincoln, NE). Rowemap and SimpleSigns are sign management software used by the Highway Department. Annual support for the product is $400/year; Approve proclamation to declare May 2018 as Mental Health Awareness Month; Approve proclamation to declare May 10, 2018 as Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day; Approve Conditional Use Permit 18-02 requested by Kerry Krueger to construct a pole shed (accessory structure) on property more than 660 feet from his primary residence, to be used for maintenance and as a warming area when selling Christmas trees; Approve Conditional Use Permit 18-03 requested by Robert & Joanne Keilen to construct an accessory building in a front yard area on platted property for the purpose of garage and cold storage; Approve Conditional Use Permit 18-04 requested by Mathew Fleck for the purpose of a second farm dwelling to be constructed on property owned by Charmaine Picha in order to continue assisting with his Grandmother's farming operation.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve payment of bills totaling $39,200.00 from the aforementioned funds.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve Sex Trafficking Investigations and Training 2018 Grant Agreement in the amount of $1,790.
Shimanski/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve Independent Contractor Professional Service Agreement between County of McLeod, through McLeod County Planning, Zoning and Environmental Services Department with Duane Radtke, d/b/a Radtke Sewer Service for 2018 Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems services.
Pohlmeier/Shimanski motion
carried unanimously to approve Independent Contractor Professional Service Agreement between County
of McLeod, through McLeod County Planning, Zoning and Environmental Services Department with Kendall Kubasch, d/b/a Kubasch Excavating for 2018 Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems services.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve McLeod County's Annual Feedlot Performance Report.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve proposal from Evergreen Land Services (Richfield, MN) for Right of Way acquisition work associated with SP 43-615-13, CSAH 15 (Morningside) project in Glencoe, costs based on hourly rates, not to exceed $25,200 with funding coming from City and State Aid.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to participate in a MnDOT led comprehensive Transportation Study for Glencoe at a cost not to exceed $7,500 with funding coming from the 2018 Public Works budget.
Nagel/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve bid for Fairgrounds pavilion construction bid pack 1 (everything except structural steel, electrical, and miscellaneous) from Alliance Building Corporation (Sauk Rapids, MN) at a cost of $246,300 (no alternates) with funding coming from capital funding account.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve quote from Ben’s Structural Fabrication, Inc. (Waite Park, MN) for structural steel for the pavilion construction at a cost of $68,249 plus applicable tax with funding coming from capital funding account.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to authorization Public Works Director to approve other Pavilion related expenses, not to exceed $50,000 with funding coming from capital funding account.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve Service Agreement with Hutchinson School District 423 for the transportation of children and youth in foster care placement.
Pohlmeier/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve Service Agreement with Glencoe-Silver Lake School District 2859 for the transportation of children and youth in foster care placement.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve Service Agreement with Howard Lake Waverly Winsted School District 2687 for the transportation of children and youth in foster care placement.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve Service Agreement with Lester Prairie School District 424 for the transportation of children and youth in foster care placement.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve Speaking Engagement Agreement with Jerrid Sebesta for the Social Services all staff training and appreciation day for a cost of $1,000 with funding coming from the 2018 Social Service budget.
Wright/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to hire a Communications Officer (Grade 140) due to vacancy.
Pohlmeier/Wright motion carried unanimously to consolidate two county departments Planning, Zoning and Environmental Services with Solid Waste effective May 1, 2018. The new title of the combined departments shall be Environmental Services.
Nagel/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve a new job description be written for the Environmental Services Director and move forward to fill this position.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to adopt Resolution 18-CB-17 to appoint Connie Kurtzweg as the McLeod County Auditor-Treasurer to complete four year term.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve letter of support for Twin Cities & Western Railroad Company’s initial reply requesting the board to set a procedural schedule.

(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle May 16, 2018)