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McLeod County-Minutes

McLeod County

McLeod County
Board of Commissioners
Meeting Minutes
4/02/19

Commissioners Nagel, Pohlmeier, Krueger, Shimanski and Wright were present.
Agenda item 9.3., “Consider approval of Resolution 18-CB-22, urging the Minnesota Legislature and Governor to pass a bill that brings adequate funding to Minnesota’s statewide transportation system.” was removed from the agenda. Pohlmeier moved, Wright seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.
Krueger moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the consent agenda. Consent agenda items included: (a) March 19, 2019 County Board Meeting Minutes; (b) March 22, 2019 Auditor’s Warrants; (c) Approve annual renewal of Fraud Prevention Investigation contract with Scott County for services from July 2019 through July 2021; (d) Approve Final Plat 19-01 by Tony and Jessica Norem to split an existing six (6) acre building site into two lots; (e) Approve and authorize County Engineer to sign contract with Ridgewater College (Willmar, Minnesota) to provide Service Truck Crane Training, Certification Preparations and Practical Exams for two McLeod County sign truck operator staff to meet new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for a cost of $550.00 per employee, total cost of $1,100.00 from the Public Works Budget (03-310).
Commissioner Nagel proclaimed April 2019 as National County Government Month in McLeod County.
Commissioner Nagel proclaimed April 1-7, 2019 as National Public Health Week in McLeod County.
Jayme Krauth, Health Educator, gave a presentation on “A Day in the Life of a Minnesotan” in honor of National Public Health Week.
Krueger moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve of annual maintenance services for CheckPoint firewall appliances by Fireverse, Inc. (Saint Paul, Minnesota) for $23,974.00 from the Information Technology 2019 Budget (01-065).
Pohlmeier moved, Wright seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve Houston Engineering Inc. (Maple Grove, Minnesota) to provide a determination of the As-Constructed and Subsequently Improved Condition (ACSIC) ditch profile for portions of County Ditch 32 (CD 32) for a cost of $10,800.00 from the County Ditch 32 Fund (20-642).
Pohlmeier moved, Wright seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve Resolution 19-CB-20, Hutchinson Joint Planning Area Airport Zoning Amendment.
Nagel moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve Mining Conditional Use Permit 19-03 by Craig Reiner to continue mining, crushing stock piling and recycling concrete and asphalt for a five (5) year time period with the following conditions: (1) The applicant shall submit a bond or letter of credit to McLeod County Environmental Services by April 15, 2019 in the amount of $8,000.00. (2) The Hours of Operation are Monday – Friday 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Crushing shall not occur prior to 8:00 a.m. during hours of operation. (3) Crushing is allowed to occur in the pit area. (4) Applicant shall meet all state National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) requirements and apply for Department of Natural Resources (DNR) dewatering permit if needed. (5) Applicant shall follow all mining standards contained in Section 16 of the McLeod County Zoning Ordinance if not further restricted by this permit. (6) Stockpiling of recyclable concrete and asphalt shall be permitted in the surveyed pit area. (7) Applicant shall restore pit area to a 4:1 back slope for non-farming. (8) McLeod County Environmental Services shall inspect all restoration work completed and approved with letter acknowledging completion to release bond or letter of credit back to applicant.
Krueger moved, Wright seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the purchase of a new Bobcat A770 all wheel steer loader from Lano Equipment (Norwood Young America, Minnesota) for $32,500.00 (state contract price) plus applicable tax and license fees, with funding from the Public Works 2019 Budget (03-340).
Shimanski moved, Krueger seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve the purchase of a John Deere 1550 mower and deck from Midwest Machinery, Inc. (Glencoe, Minnesota) for $19,500.00 (state contract price) plus applicable tax and license fees, with funding from the Fairgrounds 2019 Budget (01-117).
Shimanski moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve a Memorandum of Understanding between McLeod County and the City of Winsted for a reconstruction project on McLeod Avenue in Winsted, Minnesota.
Shimanski moved, Krueger seconded and motion carried unanimously to award SP 43-070-013, Countywide HSIP 6” edge line striping to Traffic Marking Services (Maple Lake, Minnesota) for a cost of $44,581.06, with funding from the Public Works 2019 Budget (03-320).
Wright moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve award of the following projects to Asphalt Preservation, Inc. (Detroit Lakes, Minnesota) for a total cost of $640,508.75: (1) CP 19-000-01, countywide pavement marking ($74,347.30) with funding from the Public Works 2019 Budget (03-320). (2) CP 19-000-02, countywide seal coat project ($548,578.47) with funding from the Public Works 2019 Budget (03-320). (3) Lake Marion Sealcoating ($17,582.98), with funding from the Dedicated for Capital Assets Account (25,807).
Wright moved, Krueger seconded and motion carried unanimously to award the following 2019 Centerline Tiling Projects to Traxler Construction, Inc. (Le Center, Minnesota) with a bid of $330,508.25 with funding from the Public Works 2019 Budget (03-320): (1)CR 60 between TH 15 and CSAH 7; (2) CR 63 between CSAH 22 and CR 92 (this includes reclamation); (3) CR 79 between CSAH 4 and Swan Lake Park; (4) CR 93 between CSAH 15 and CSAH 1.
Krueger moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve Quade Electric Inc. (Hutchinson, Minnesota) to complete a scope change to the Piepenburg Park bathhouse remodel to add four additional hand dryers and install in each of the family bathrooms for a cost of $2,740.00, furnished and installed with funds from the Dedicated for Capital Assets Account (25-807).
Krueger moved, Wright seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve Quade Electric Inc. (Hutchinson, Minnesota) to complete a scope change to the Piepenburg Park bathhouse remodel to add a thermostatic mixing valve for showers to control the water temperature in each shower for a cost of $1,137.00 for parts and installation with funds from the Dedicated for Capital Assets Account (25-807).
Krueger moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve Quade Electric Inc. (Hutchinson, Minnesota) to complete a scope change to the Piepenburg Park bathhouse remodel to purchase and install tile floor and liner to all four shower stalls as mandated by the Minnesota Department of Health on January 1, 2019 for a cost of $3,339.00 for materials and installation with funds from the Dedicated for Capital Assets Account (25-807).
County Attorney, Michael Junge, presented a 2018 report of the County Attorney’s office.
Dr. Quinn Strobel, Medical Examiner, presented a 2018 report of the County Medical Examiner’s office.
Shimanski moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve adding $150.00 per pay period to Donna Krauth’s wage on an interim basis, beginning on March 20, 2019.
Wright moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to approve to continue the temporary increase of hours for a half-time Child Support Officer from twenty (20) hours per week, up to twenty-eight (28) hours per week, through October 4, 2019.
Pohlmeier moved, Shimanski seconded and motion carried unanimously to accept the recommendation of the Personnel Committee to increase the grade of the Financial Assistance Supervisor position from grade 180 to grade 200, beginning on April 2, 2019.
Shimanski moved, Pohlmeier seconded and motion carried unanimously to adjourn at 10:54 a.m. until April 16, 2019 at the Glencoe City Center.

(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle April 24, 2019)