SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

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SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
February 19, 2019

Chairman E. Pederson called the meeting to order at 9:01 AM with all members present. Also present: County Administrator Kelsey Baker, County Attorney Danielle Olson and Terri Orr.
Chairman E. Pederson asked the board to consider his letter of resignation as Board Chairman.
02-19-19-01 Commissioner Rudningen moved and Commissioner Fox seconded to approve E. Pederson’s letter of resignation as Board Chairman.
E. Pederson asked for nominations for the Chair of the Board.
02-19-19-02 Commissioner Fox nominated Commissioner Hendrickx for Chair. After calling for additional nominations three times, Commissioner P. Peterson declared nomination cease and a unanimous ballot be cast. Commissioner E. Pederson declared nominations closed and named Commissioner Hendrickx as Board Chair for 2019. (Resolution No. 19-02-21)
E. Pederson asked for nominations for the Vice Chair of the Board.
02-19-19-03 Commissioner P. Peterson nominated Commissioner Fox for Vice Chair. Commissioner Rudningen moved nomination cease and a unanimous ballot be cast. Commissioner Hendrickx seconded the motion. E. Pederson declared nominations closed and named Commissioner Fox as Vice Chair for 2019. (Resolution No. 19-02-22)
Chairman Hendrickx asked if there were any changes or additions to the agenda. There were none.
02-19-19-04 Commissioner P. Peterson moved and Commissioner Fox seconded to approve the agenda as amended. Motion carried unanimously.
02-19-19-05 Commissioner Rudningen moved and Commissioner E. Pederson seconded to approve the Consent Agenda items: (1) Minutes from the February 5, 2019 Regular Meeting, (2) Consider approving Benchmark Communities and Jobs for Market Study, (3) Consider approving the Swift County Budget for 4-H Aquatic Robotics Program, (4) Consider approving Policy number 2.701 County Burial Allowance, (5) Consider approving one Daycare Grant, (6) Consider approving and signing a Resolution Authorizing sponsorship of Northern Light Trails Snowmobile Club for a State Grant. Motion carried unanimously.
02-19-19-06 Commissioner E. Pederson moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to approve the Commissioner warrants as follows: Revenue, $76,002.53; Solid Waste, $24,823.14; Road and Bridge, $493,631.30; County Ditches Fund, $200.00; County Health Insurance, $4.50; which includes the following bills over $2,000: American Communications Inc., $5,600.00; Center Point Energy, $3,471.78; CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, $6,000.00; Counties Providing Technology, $6,401.00; Kandiyohi County Sheriffs Dept, $13,855.03; Pflipsen Trucking LLC, $12,985.49; River City Data, $3,537.10; Soil Conservation Office, $13,750.00; Treasurer, Appleton Township, $24,418.68; Treasurer, Benson Township, $30,122.71; Treasurer, Camp Lake Township, $20,711.90; Treasurer, Cashel Township, $22,991.31; Treasurer, Clontarf Township, $11,020.66; Treasurer, Dublin Township, $23,381.52; Treasurer, Edison Township, $18,960.62; Treasurer, Fairfield Township, $22,037.93; Treasurer, Hayes Township, $27,267.76; Treasurer, Hegbert Township, $17,482.57; Treasurer, Kerkhoven Township, $28,579.58; Treasurer, Kildare Township, $20,707.50; Treasure, Marysland Township, $18,416.63; Treasurer, Moyer Township, $19,160.44; Treasurer, Pillsbury Township, $29,485.99; Treasurer, Shible Township, $18,490.45; Treasurer, Six Mile Grove Township, $20,288.97; Treasurer, Swenoda Township, $20,765.53; Treasurer, Tara Township, $18,528.19; Treasurer, Torning Township, $41,828.65; Treasurer, West Bank Township, $24,999.41; Waste Management of Northern Minnesota, $7,667.57; WatchGuard Video, $6,050.00. Motion carried unanimously.
Board and Committee Reports were given as follows: Commissioner Rudningen reported on the Prairie Lakes Youth Programs and Policy meeting. Commissioner Fox reported on AMC Conference. Commissioner E. Pederson reported on DAC meeting, Historical Society, Soil and Water Conservation District, RDA and Counties Providing Technology meeting. Commissioner P. Peterson reported on 6W Corrections, and Policy meeting. Chair Hendrickx reported on 6W Corrections and the AMC Annual Conference.
Administrator Baker reported on AMC Annual Conference, Pathways meeting and Policy meeting.
Chairman Hendrickx asked for citizen’s comments. There were none.
District Manager Andy Albertsen updated the board on the SWCD.
County Engineer Andy Sander presented for approval to purchase a motor grader.   
02-19-19-07 Commissioner Fox moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to approve the purchase of a RDO 670G Motor Grader. Motion carried unanimously.
County Engineer Andy Sander presented for approval to purchase a tandem truck.
02-19-19-08 Commissioner P. Peterson moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to approve the purchase of the Istate Truck Center 2017 Freightliner and the Towmaster Truck Equipment. A brief discussion was held. Motion carried unanimously.
Environmental Services Director Scott Collins presented for approval the Adoption and Implementation of Swift County’s Comprehensive Local Water Management Plan.
02-19-19-09 Commissioner Rudningen moved and Commissioner E. Pederson seconded to approve and to adopt Swift County’s Comprehensive Local Water Management Plan. Motion carried unanimously.
Human Services Director Catie Lee and Fiscal Supervisor Gary Jensen updated the board on the Financial Summary.
County Treasurer Ron Vadnais updated the board on 4th Quarter 2018 cash & investments.
County Auditor Kim Saterbak updated the board on 4th Quarter 2018 Executive Department Budget Report.
02-19-19-10 Commissioner P. Peterson moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously.
Meeting adjourned at 10:30 AM.
 
WITNESSED:
Gary Hendrickx, Chair
ATTEST:
Kelsey Baker, County Administrator
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