SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

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SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
March 19, 2019

Chairman Hendrickx called the meeting to order at 9:01 AM with all members present. Also present: County Administrator Kelsey Baker, County Attorney Danielle Olson and Kim Saterbak and other county employees and members of the public.
Chairman Hendrickx asked if there were any changes or additions to the agenda. Chairman Hendrickx added the Transportation funding resolution. There were no other changes or additions requested.
03-19-19-01 Commissioner Rudningen moved and Commissioner Fox seconded to approve the agenda as amended. Motion carried unanimously.
03-19-19-02 Commissioner P. Peterson moved and Commissioner Fox seconded to approve the Consent Agenda as presented: (1) Minutes from the March 5, 2019 Regular Meeting, (2) Minutes from the March 5, 2019 Executive Meeting, (3) Approval of 3.402 Child Care & Foster Care Provider Grievance Policy. Motion carried unanimously.
03-19-19-03 Commissioner E. Pederson moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to approve the Commissioner warrants as follows: Revenue, $74,846.62; Solid Waste, $36,512.50; Road and Bridge, $43,934.45; which includes the following bills over $2,000: Anoka County Treasury Office, $2,000.00, Ascheman Oil, $23,735.53, Benson Bowler, $2,631.00, Center Point Energy, $3,536.92, City of St. Cloud/Cashier, $5,141.39, Counties Providing Technology, $6,321.00, Craig’s Inc., $6,650.00, Dooley Petroleum Inc., $2,822.15, E & M Electric LLP, $3,020.65, Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Dept., $7,446.25, Macqueen Equipment Inc., $8,692.81, Maximus Inc., $3,350.00, Morris Electronics, $9,053.05, Pflipsen Trucking LLC, $12,696.17, RDO Equipment Co., $6,800.00, Swift County Human Services, $2,001.00, Waste Management of Northern Minnesota, $8,680.14, Yellow Medicine County Jail, $4,950.00. Motion carried unanimously.
Board and Committee Reports were given as follows: Commissioner P. Peterson reported on the Policy committee, HRA, Countryside Public Health and 6W Corrections. Commissioner E. Pederson reported on Annual Township meeting, JD Ditch #18 and SWCD. Chair Hendrickx reported on 6W Corrections, Revolving Loan Fund, JD Ditch #18, AMC Board and Woodland Centers. Commissioner Fox reported on Pomme de Terre River, Revolving Loan Fund, Restorative Practices, Woodland Centers, Chippewa Watershed and Private Industry Council. Commissioner Rudningen reported on the Enhancing the Organization committee and Wellness committee.
Chairman Hendrickx asked for citizen’s comments. Jim Hilleren, Mark Hughes, Bill Hoberg and Gwen Dale voiced their concerns on the building project and groundwater. There were no other citizen’s comments.
Swift County Benson Health Services Interim CEO, Mary Ellen Wells, provided an overview of the study being conducted regarding the future of the hospital. A brief discussion was held.
Emergency Management Director Bill McGeary presented for approval the resolution for a state of emergency due to area flooding.
03-19-19-04 Commissioner Rudningen moved and Commissioner P. Peterson seconded to approve the resolution declaring a state of emergency. A short discussion was held. Motion carried unanimously.
Administrator Baker reported on the tour at the Prison in Appleton, update to the Commissioners on the flooding in the courthouse, Policy committee, City of Benson Strategic Planning meeting and a reminder for the Human Services Work Session April 2.  
The board recessed for a break at 10:03 AM.
The board reconvened at 10:08 AM.
Parkes, Drainage & Wetlands Supervisor Mike Johnson requested approval of a bid for CD #23 ditch repair.
03-19-19-05 Commissioner Fox moved and Commissioner E. Pederson seconded to approve the bid for CD #23 ditch repair. Motion carried unanimously.
A lengthy discussion was held on the SPCC Joint Powers Entity letter. No action was taken.
A short discussion was held on the Personnel Policy regarding Personal Use of County Vehicles.
County Engineer Andy Sander requested approval of final payment to Central Specialties, Inc. for SAP 076-606-046, 076-618-008 and 076-635-028.
03-19-19-06 Commissioner Rudningen moved and Commissioner P. Peterson seconded to approve final payment to Central Specialties, Inc. for SAP 076-606-046, 076-618-008 and 076-635-028. Motion carried unanimously.
County Engineer Andy Sander further requested approval of paving projects SAP 076-625-016, 076-631-027, 076-633-030, CP 019-001 and 002.
03-19-19-07 Commissioner Fox moved and Commissioner E. Pederson seconded to approve paving projects SAP 076-625-016, 076-631-027, 076-633-030, CP 019-001 and 002. Motion carried unanimously.
County Engineer Andy Sander further requested approval to replace unit 32.
03-19-19-08 Commissioner Fox moved and Commissioner P. Peterson seconded to approve replacing unit 32. Motion carried unanimously.
Chairman Hendrickx presented the Transportation Resolution.
03-19-19-09 Commissioner Fox moved and Commissioner P. Peterson seconded to approve the Transportation Resolution. Motion carried unanimously.
A lengthy discussion was held on County Road 35. No action was taken.
03-19-19-10 Commissioner P. Peterson moved and Commissioner E. Pederson seconded to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously.
Meeting adjourned at 11:15 AM.
WITNESSED:
Gary Hendrickx, Chair
ATTEST:
Kelsey Baker, County Administrator
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