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McLeod County-Minutes

McLeod County

McLeod County
Board of Commissioners
Meeting Minutes
08/21/18

Commissioners Joe Nagel, Rich Pohlmeier, Doug Krueger, Paul Wright and Ron Shimanski were present.
Recognition and certificate presentation on Louie Tschudi’s retirement for his 12 years of services to the McLeod County Building Maintenance Department from July 3, 2006 to September 28, 2018.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve the consent agenda items: August 8, 2018 Meeting Minutes; August 10, 2018 Auditor’s Warrants; August 16, 2018 Auditor’s Warrants; August 17, 2018 Auditor’s Warrants; Approve the renewal of the School Nursing Contract between McLeod County Public Health and New Century Academy (Hutchinson, Minnesota) to provide five (5) hours per week (not to exceed 190 hours during the year) of Registered Nursing Services at $40.00 an hour for the 2018-2019 school year; Approve the renewal of a three (3) year Inspection and Maintenance Contract for the smoke detectors in the Law Enforcement Center and Jail from Protection Systems, Inc. (Fargo, North Dakota) for $1,220.00 with funding from the Courthouse Building Account (01-111). The three (3) year Preventative Maintenance Agreement (PMA) is in addition to the one (1) year PMA. By agreeing to a 3 year contract it will hold the one (1) year contract price and will avoid any price increases; Approve the renewal Approve the renewal of a three (3) year Inspection and Maintenance Contract for the smoke detectors in the Health and Human Services Building from Protection Systems, Inc. (Fargo, North Dakota) for $440.00 with funding coming from the Health and Human Services Building Account (01-116). The three (3) year Preventative Maintenance Agreement (PMA) is in addition to the one (1) year PMA. By agreeing to a 3 year contract it will hold the one (1) year contract price and will avoid any price increases; Approve Change Order #1 submitted by SJM Construction (Hutchinson, Minnesota) for the build-out at Environmental Services to add a rated ceiling assembly above the new office area as required by the Hutchinson building inspector. Additional cost will be $1,599.40 with funding coming from the County Buildings Repair Account (01-115); the original bid was $18,816.60; Approve final acceptance and payment of $6,849.03 to Land Pride Construction, LLC (Paynesville, Minnesota) for SAP 46-624-01, for the bridge replacement project on County State Aid Highway 24. This project was completed satisfactorily and final acceptance and payment is recommended; Approve final acceptance and payment of $2,828.36 to Landwehr Construction, Inc. (St. Cloud, Minnesota) for SAP 43-598-015, for the bridge replacement project on County Road 90. This project was completed satisfactorily and final acceptance and payment is recommended.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the payment of bills, from the Road & Bridge Fund, totaling $33,606.75.
Pohlmeier/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the sale of a 2013 Ford Explorer plus equipment to the City of Brownton for $6,000.00.
Shimanski/Wright motion carried unanimously to ratify the Professional Services Agreement between TriMin Systems, Inc. and Minnesota Counties Computer Cooperative for the maintenance and support of the Integrate Financial System Platform Independent.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to table this item until September 4, 2018 County Board Meeting to allow José Luciano with LegalShield Business Solutions Group to present proposed information to the board.
Nagel/Wright motion carried unanimously to set a public hearing for the Capital Improvement & Finance Plan for September 18, 2018 County Board meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Nagel/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve contract with Behrendt Designs for the design of a new McLeod County Logo for a cost of $1,000.00 with funding coming from County Administration (01-031).
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously at 9:55 a.m. to recess the County Board meeting and move into a closed meeting to discuss possible land acquisition of the Jungclaus building in the City of Glencoe.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously at 10:03 a.m. to begin the Closed Meeting session.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously at 10:48 a.m. to adjourn the Closed Door meeting session.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously at 10:49 a.m. to begin the Closed Door meeting session to discuss union negotiations specific to health insurance.
Pohlmeier/Shimanski motion carried unanimously at 11:15 a.m. to adjourn the Closed Door meeting session.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously at 11:15 a.m. to re-open the regular session of the County Board meeting.
Wright/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to re-open the regular session of the County Board meeting.
No action was taken.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to recess at 11:18 a.m. until the next County Board meeting on September 4, 2018 at 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in the Hutchinson City Center Board Room at 111 Hassan St SE, Hutchinson, Minnesota.

(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle September 12, 2018)