SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES November 19, 2019

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Chairman Hendrickx called the meeting to order at 9:04 AM. with all members present. Also present: County Administrator Kelsey Baker, County Attorney Danielle Olson, Terri Orr, other county employees and members of the public.
Chairman Hendrickx asked if there were any changes or additions to the agenda. Commissioner P. Peterson had one addition under other business, discussion on elected officials. There were no other changes.  
11-19-19-01 Commissioner Rudningen moved and Commissioner P. Peterson seconded to approve the agenda as amended. Motion carried unanimously.
11-19-19-02 Commissioner P. Peterson moved and Commissioner Fox seconded to approve the Consent Agenda items: (1) Minutes from the November 05, 2019 Regular Meeting, (2) Approval of Environmental Services 2020-2021 MPCA Feedlot Delegation Agreement Work Plan, (3) Approval of Countryside Public Health Annual Contract, (4) Approval of Resolution 19-09-36 change of date of the 2019 Swift County Board of Commissioners’ Meeting Schedule, (5) Approval of an application for Local Disaster Abatement and Credits, (6) Approval for a Pope/Swift MOU. Motion carried unanimously.
Chairman Hendrickx requested removal of check #10418, Holmgren Tree Spraying Service, $15,260.00.
A brief discussion was held.
11-19-19-03 Commissioner E. Pederson moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to approve the Commissioner warrants as follows with the above noted exception: County General Revenue, $73,581.81; Solid Waste Fund, $62,932.25; Road and Bridge, $137,441.26; Revolving Loan Fund, $202.49; Human Services, $91.26; County Ditches Fund, $8,367.69; County Health Insurance, $120.34; State Fund Agency, $28.50; which includes the following bills over $2,000: Ascheman Oil, $2,421.02; Barry Bouwman, $12,234.00; Comm of MMB, Treasury Department, $3,195.50; Counties Providing Technology, $6,321.00; Dude’s Tiling LLC, $7,370.00; Glacial Plains Cooperative, $3,125.45; Alan Golden, $2,000.00; Johnson Feed Inc., $3,024.50; Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department, $8,455.96; Lorenz Manufacturing Company, $27,800.00; Meeker County Sheriff, $3,140.99; Minnesota Paving & Materials, $2,420.40; MN Pollution Control, $5,528.73; Pflipsen Trucking LLC, $16,223.58; Tangen, Attorney/Neil, $2,350.00; Towmaster Inc., $109,899.00; Treasurer, City of Kerkhoven, $3,552.25; Van Heuveln General Contracting Inc., $6,500.00; K Van Heuveln Inc., $4,723.01; Waste Management Of WI-MN, $12,188.67; Ziegler Inc., $4,362.67. Motion carried unanimously.
Board and Committee Reports were given as follows: Commissioner P. Peterson reported on 6W Corrections and Countryside Public Health. Commissioner E. Pederson reported on Healthy Eating Lunch and Learn and Soil Water Conservation District. Chairman Hendrickx reported on 6W Corrections, Woodland Centers and AMC Cannabis work group. Commissioner Fox reported on Hospital meeting, Restorative Practice, Woodland Centers, Pomme de Terre and Well-Being Committee. Commissioner Rudningen reported on Collaborative Insurance meeting and Well-Being Committee.
Administrator Kelsey Baker reported on HRA & RDA Rental Preservation, AMC IT training, Well-Being Committee, TNT meeting, Budget, Courthouse renovation close-out, Kerkhoven to Murdock Trail System and Rural Housing Grant.
Chairman Hendrickx asked for citizen’s comments. There were none.
Liz Auch updated the Board on Countryside Public Health.
Human Resource Coordinator Amanda Ness requested approval for the appointment of the Deputy Recorder at Step 5.
11-19-19-04 Commissioner E. Pederson moved and Commissioner Fox seconded to approve the appointment of the Deputy Recorder at Step 5. Motion carried unanimously.
Human Services Director Catie Lee requested review and approval of the On-Call Policy 3.503.
11-19-19-05 Commissioner Rudningen moved and Commissioner P. Peterson seconded to approve the On-Call Policy 3.503. A brief discussion was held. Motion carried unanimously.
Director Lee further presented the monthly Human Service update.
Fiscal Supervisor Gary Jensen presented the Human Service financial summary.
District Manager Andy Albertsen presented the Draft for Pomme de Terre Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan.
The board recessed at 10:17 AM.
The board reconvened at 10:28 AM.
Realty Specialist Blair Mace requested approval for Board signature on the certification of easement from Gary and Carol Nygard and Michael and Kelly Nygard.
11-19-19-06 Commissioner P. Peterson moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to approve the Board signature on the certification of easement from Gary and Carol Nygard and Michael and Kelly Nygard. A brief discussion was held. Motion carried unanimously.
Request approval for the Master Agreement between the County of Swift and Law Enforcement Labor Services, Inc. Local #10.
11-19-19-07 Commissioner Rudningen moved and Commissioner Fox seconded to approve the Master Agreement between the County of Swift and Law Enforcement Labor Services, Inc. Local #10. A brief discussion was held. Motion carried unanimously.
Commissioner P. Peterson requested that elected officials give quarterly reports. No action taken at this time. Discussion was held and this will start in 2020.
Fairfield Township discussion on getting fire numbers for all Swift County Residents.
11-19-19-08 Commissioner Rudningen moved and Commissioner Fox seconded to take the Appleton Fire bill based on the contract with the Morris Fire Department away from Randy Thielke. The Board asked the County Administrator on behalf of Swift County to contact the City of Appleton to work out the details. A lengthy discussion was held. Motion carried unanimously.
Patrick Moore volunteer from Yellowstone Trail Alliance of Western Minnesota requested funds and to become a member of the Yellowstone Trail Alliance of Western Minnesota. 
11-19-19-09 Commissioner P. Peterson moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to approve a membership in the amount of $250.00 to go toward the Yellowstone Trail Alliance of Western Minnesota. A brief discussion was held. Motion carried unanimously.
11-19-19-10 Commissioner P. Peterson moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously.
Meeting adjourned at 11:40 AM.
 
WITNESSED:
Gary Hendrickx, Chair
ATTEST:
Kelsey Baker, County Administrator

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