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McLeod County-Minutes

McLeod County
McLeod County Board of
Commissioners Meeting Minutes 6/6/17
Commissioners Nagel, Wright, Pohlmeier, Krueger and Shimanski were present.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.
Wright/Krueger motion approved the consent agenda including May 16, 2017 Meeting Minutes and Synopsis; May 12, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; May 19, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; May 22, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; May 29, 2017 Auditor's Warrants; Approve Confession of Judgment for Nicholas and Gina Rogosienski on Property ID 18.050.0170 in the City of Plato; Approve Confession of Judgment for Dora Mae Aanderud on Property ID 23.227.0040 in the City of Hutchinson; Approve Judicial Ditch #9 Change Order #1 in the amount of $6,637.50 for Erosion Control Blanket and Riprap Class 3 (Quarried); Approve Judicial Ditch #9 Change Order #2 in the amount of $3,300 to remedy bank failures and washouts by adding four (4) spill pipe outlets to collect the overland water flow before ditch bank erosion occurs; Approve Tentative Agreement for Teamsters Clerical Unit for 2017 – 2019; Approve Memorandum of Agreement with Teamsters Clerical for a pilot trial program to allow employees to work a flexible schedule; Approve Memorandum of Agreement with Teamsters Clerical for 2017 wage placement; Approve Tentative Agreement for MNPEA Deputy Unit for 2017 – 2019; Approve Memorandum of Agreement with MNPEA Deputy Unit for court cancellation; Approve Memorandum of Agreement with MNPEA Deputy Unit for drive time for training; Approve Tentative Agreement for MNPEA Communications/Corrections Unit for 2017 – 2019; Approve Tentative Agreement for LELS Licensed Sergeants Unit for 2017 – 2019; Approve Tentative Agreement for LELS Non-Licensed Sergeants Unit for 2017 – 2019; Approve purchase of replacement copier for Social Services due to power surge damage to the point it would not be cost effective to try and repair; Adopt Resolution 17-CB-18 to authorize the submission of the Minnesota Snowmobile Trails Assistance Program Maintenance and Grooming Application for Fiscal Year 2017-2018; Approve McLeod County Public Health 2017 Southwest Initiative Foundation Grant Agreement that provides $2,500 in funding to improve dental access for children in McLeod County through Children’s Dental Services; Approve renewal of a Clinical Learning Experience Memorandum of Agreement between McLeod County Public Health and the State of Minnesota acting through its Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, on behalf of Minnesota State University Mankato and McLeod County Public Health; Approve Certificate of Amendment to Highway Right of Way plat 65.  This amendment changes the Right of Way width from 80’ to 60’ for a portion of parcels 1 and 20; Approve Conditional Use Permit JP17-C2 requested by Mr. Jamie Scharfencamp for an accessory building larger than 2,400 square feet on a property less than 10 acres in size within the Agricultural District located at 17258 Vale Avenue, Hutchinson, MN 55350, in Section 10 of Lynn Township; Approve Conditional Use Permit JP-C4 requested by Brandon Vik to operate hay sales and miscellaneous sales relating to used farm machinery and personal property on recently purchased 1.47 acre lot, formerly used by Hotovec Auction Services, located in Section 31 of Hutchinson Township; Approve 1-Lot Preliminary Plat to be known as "Maurer Heights" requested by Scott & Lorie Maurer; Approve Conditional Use Permit 17-06 requested by Matt and Mandy Dammann for the placement of a second dwelling for the purpose of family care on an existing farmstead property owned by Delmer Schmidt; Approve Conditional Use Permit 17-07 requested by Dustin & Erica Bentz for the replacement of an existing dwelling with a new structure, a manufactured home, for the purpose of continued family care on an existing building site; Approve Conditional Use Permit 17-09 requested by Jeremy Pierson to construct an accessory structure to be greater than 2,400 square feet on a parcel less than 10 acres in size within the Agricultural District to be used for personal storage; Approve Conditional Use Permit 17-10 requested by Daniel Steele to construct an addition onto an accessory structure to become 1,600 square feet in size; Approve Bob Wiehr of BW Gateway Holdings Inc. (Yamaha Motorsports) request to rezone an existing 3.60 acre tract from "A" Agricultural District to Industrial District in order to construct storage for inventory of boats, recreations vehicles and other equipment.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve payment of bills totaling $279,681.92 from the aforementioned funds.
Shimanski/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve MnDOT Master Partnership Contract number 1028347 and corresponding Resolution 17-RB02-19 which allows MnDOT and the County to formally do work for each other.        Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve a Joint Powers Agreement with Carver County for work associated with SAP 43-603-030, County State Aid Highway 3 reconstruction north of Plato.
Nagel/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to continue the Integrated Emergency Management Training course that will be starting June 29, 2017 and continuing until the spring of 2018.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the purchase of network equipment specified on the quote from CDW Government.  Quote #HXVS170 on state contract for $26,708.50 with funding coming from the jail remodel fund.
Wright/Nagel motion carried unanimously to approve the McLeod for Tomorrow non-profit plan.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve re-determination of benefits and damages on County Ditch No. 15A and appoint Ron Ringquist, John Dotolo, Brad Wick as ditch inspectors and Al Kerber as an alternate.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve re-determination of benefits and damages on County Ditch No. 29 and appoint Ron Ringquist, John Dotolo, Brad Wick as ditch inspectors and Al Kerber as an alternate.
Shimanski/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve 2017 Drainage Ditch Spraying Central Applicators Inc. (Foley, MN) to continue brush spraying at a rate of $50.00 per hour per application unit, plus chemicals.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve repair work on County Ditch #29 drainage system for full tree removal and award to Rickert Excavating (Brownton, MN) at a cost of $32,000.
Krueger/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to appoint Al Kerber as an alternate ditch viewer on Joint Ditch #8.
Nagel/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to approve rezoning approximately 13.75 acres of the former Hotovec Auction property from Agricultural to Fringe Commercial requested by Butch Hausladen and Jeremy Crosby.
Wright/Nagel motion carried unanimously to approve Conditional Use Permit JP17-C3 requested by Adam Kaping to operate a home occupation of a landscaping business to be known as "LandsKapings" in a building larger than 2,000 square feet and to employee more than 1 non-resident employee within the Agricultural District located in Section 30 of Hutchinson Township.
Wright/Nagel motion carried unanimously to direct the Zoning Office do an on-site visit on August 1st to ensure Mr. Kaping is operating in compliance to the original Conditional Use Permit.
Nagel/Krueger motion carried unanimously to direct the Zoning Office do an on-site Conditional Use Permit planning inspection visit on August 1st.
Krueger/Wright motion carried unanimously to approve Conditional Use Permit 17-08 requested by Northern Lines Contracting on property owned by Huepenbecker Land Holdings LLC, Jared Huepenbecker, for gravel mining and excavation to include crushing, recycling and stockpiling of concrete and bituminous material with additional condition #16 listed above.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve Conditional Use Permit requested by Jim Fahey of Fahey Equities, LLC for the cumulative placement of more than 1,000 cubic yards of fill when the fill is not being used to elevate a structure.
Shimanski/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve contract with Aveyron Homes to conduct “finger printing” as required.
Nagel/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to utilize David Drowns and Associates for assessment tools to be used in the final stages of the Deputy Administrator hiring process at a cost of $200 per individual.
Nagel/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve hiring a full-time Technical Specialist I vacancy in the Sheriff’s Department (grade 130) due to promotion.
Krueger/Wright motion carried to table until further clarification of amended Section 2.19 as listed above.  Roll Call: Wright – Yes, Pohlmeier – Yes, Nagel – Yes, Shimanski – No, Krueger – Yes.
Nagel/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to table until clarification of Item D above.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to direct county departments and outside agencies to use the past three years average to set operating budget target.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the budget timeline as presented.
Wright/Krueger motion carried unanimously to approve the purchase of 300 training certificates for County employees through Lynda.com and Minnesota Counties Computer Consortium at a cost not to exceed $10,800.
Wright/Shimanski motion carried unanimously to set fee schedule Public Hearing on 7/18 at 9:30 a.m.
(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle June 28, 2017)