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McLeod County-Minutes

McLeod County

McLeod County
Board of Commissioners
Meeting Minutes
6/5/18

Commissioners Nagel, Krueger, Pohlmeier, Wright and Shimanski were present.
Considered agenda items added: Add under Public Works Item D: Consider approval for Right of Way seeding on County Rd 9 and County Road 15; Add under County Administration Item E: to consider approval of redetermination of drainage benefits and damages on County Ditch #63, and consider appointment of Viewers to redetermine benefits and damages; add under County Administration Item F: to consider approval of redetermination of drainage benefits and damages on County Ditch #64 and consider appointment of Viewers to redetermine benefits and damages. Krueger/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.
Pohlmeier/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve the consent agenda including May 21, 2018 Meeting Minutes and Synopsis; May 18, 2018 Auditor's Warrants; May 23, 2018 Auditor's Warrants; May 25, 2018 Auditor's Warrants; Approve gambling permit for VFW Post 906 Hutchinson, 247 1st Ave SE in Hutchinson, Minnesota to conduct pull-tabs on August 11th, 2018 at Gopher Campfire located at 24718 County Road 7, Hutchinson, Minnesota, according to Minnesota Statute §349.213. The application is acknowledged with no waiting period; Approve gambling permit for Brownton Rod & Gun Club, Inc., 19151 108th Street, Brownton, Minnesota to conduct raffle on February 2nd, 2019 according to Minnesota Statute §349.213. The application is acknowledged with no waiting period; Approve Conditional use Permit 18-07, Ms. Katie Reich requests approval of a Conditional Use Permit for the purpose of a 2nd dwelling for a family health care on property owned by her father, Daniel Baumetz. A modular home will be placed on the site in which Ms. Reich will be moving into the dwelling to provide the assisted care. This property is described as 3.69 Acres within the NW ¼ of Section 21 in Hassan Valley Township. A signed medical statement was provided by Douglas L. Wagoner, M.D., stating Daniel F. Baumetz would benefit from having assistance at home with daily living needs and property care. The Hassan Valley Town board recommended approval at their May 8, 2018 regular meeting. The McLeod County Planning Commission unanimously recommended approval at their May 23, 2018 regular meeting with the following conditions: A Sub-Surface Sewage Treatment System shall be installed as it will be needed for the new dwelling or a new system for both dwellings to use, after the health care is no longer needed, one of the dwellings from the site shall be removed within one year, a review of the Conditional Permit shall be done every three (3) years to ensure assisted care is still needed. A signed medical statement by the patient’s medical doctor shall be provided every three (3) years. Approve 6-Lot Preliminary Plat to be known as “Wood View Acres Fifth Subdivision” in Section 25 of Acoma Township by Dale Schuft and Dan Van Overbeke. The applicants are re-platting lots 2, 3, & 4 of Wood View Acres which was the first subdivision of Wood View Acres. This plat request is for the purpose of splitting parcels 01.052.0020, 01.052.0030 and 01.052.0040 into two buildable lots each. This will create three additional buildable lots. The Hutchinson Area Joint Planning Board unanimously recommended approval on May 16, 2018; Consider approval of Resolution 18-CB-20 to authorize the submission of the Minnesota Snowmobile Trails Assistance Program Maintenance and Grooming Application for the Fiscal Year 2018-2019. This is an annual renewal process for the Crow River Sno Pro’s to make application to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for the Minnesota Snowmobile Trails Assistance Program Maintenance and Grooming Application for the Fiscal Year of 2018 through 2019. McLeod County has been the fiscal officer for the Sno Pro’s since 1995.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the payment of bills totaling $88,586.93.
Sam Lauer advised this will be his final update to the County Board. The jail addition was completed on May 14th. There will be a maintenance staff returning in September 2018 for the fall heating cycle. There will also be a walk through in 11 months to address any issues that may have occurred. Contegrity was able to complete the project under budget although some issues that occurred were a bit more time consuming. Mr. Lauer thanked the County Board, Building Maintenance Staff, the Sheriff’s Office and the Jail for all the support and assistance.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to table the approval of an amendment of the McLeod County Zoning Ordinance, Section 7:’Agricultural District, Subdivision 3: Condition Uses, Subpart 1: Accessory mobile home for family members or friends of family needing special care. This item will be discussed at the June 19, 2018 Board Workshop.
Shimanski/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve the adoption of Resolution 18-RB-03 authorizing the McLeod County Board to enter into agreement with the State of Minnesota Department of Transportation for the comprehensive Glencoe Transportation Study that was previously approved.
Nagel/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve additional construction administrative services from Widseth Smith Nolting of Alexandria for the new pavilion at the McLeod County Fairgrounds.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve awarding RAM Buildings Inc. of Winsted the Fairgrounds Show Arena Project, with funding coming from the designated Fairgrounds Capital Account.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve for the McLeod County Highway Department to complete seeding on portions of County Rd 9 and County Rd 15.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve to award the remodel of the Bathhouse at Piepenburg Park to Quade Electric, Inc. of Hutchinson, with funding coming from the Capital Projects Account.
Pohlmeier/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve the Memorandum Agreement for Student Training Field Experience/Practicum with the State of Minnesota on behalf of Minnesota State University, Mankato and McLeod County (Social Services).
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the redetermination of drainage benefits and damages on County Ditch #63 as the drainage authority determined that the original benefits do not reflect reasonable present day land values.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve the Viewers to redetermine benefits and damages to include Ron Ringquist of Redwood Falls, MN, John Dotolo of Scandia, MN, Brad Wick of Hutchinson, MN, Allen Kerber of Arlington, MN, and Joe Jacobs of Minnetonka, MN.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the redetermination of drainage benefits and damages on County Ditch #64 as the drainage authority determined that the original benefits do not reflect reasonable present day land values.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve the Viewers to redetermine benefits and damages to include Ron Ringquist of Redwood Falls, MN, John Dotolo of Scandia, MN, Brad Wick of Hutchinson, MN, Allen Kerber of Arlington, MN, and Joe Jacobs of Minnetonka
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to recess at 10:03 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. on June 19, 2018 at the Glencoe City Center.

(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle June 27, 2018)