SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES January 19, 2021

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Chairman Fox called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM. with all members present. Also present: County Administrator Kelsey Baker and Terri Orr.
Chairman Fox asked if there were any changes to the agenda. There were none.
01-19-21-01 Commissioner E. Pederson moved and Commissioner Hendrickx seconded to approve the agenda. Motion carried unanimously.
01-19-21-02 Commissioner Hendrickx moved and Commissioner P. Peterson seconded to approve the Consent Agenda which consisted of: (1) Minutes from the December 31, 2020 Regular Meeting, (2) Minutes from the January 5, 2021 Regular Meeting, (3) Approval of appointment of Extension Committee member Emma Ascheman, 2-year youth term, starting January 2021. Recommendation made by the Swift County Extension committee at their meeting November 18, 2020. Motion carried unanimously.
01-19-21-03 Commissioner E. Pederson moved and Commissioner Hendrickx seconded to approve the Commissioner warrants as follows: Revenue: $523,314.23; Solid Waste: $39,294.03; County Road & Bridge: $25,423.98; Debt Services: $1,328.67; County Ditches Fund, $9,692.56; County Health Insurance, $200.00; Upper Minnesota Watershed Fund: $342.72; Region 6 West Fund: $545.87; School District Fund: $44,510.65; Townships & Cities Fund: $42,109.47; Rural Development Agency Fund: $788.54; which includes the following bills over $2,000: 2853 School District Treasurer, $11,615.21; 775 School District Treasurer, $8,034.53; Benson ISD 777, Acct 31127-101, $22,388.61; Center Point Energy, $2,072.24; CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, $6,825.00; Counties Providing Technology, $7,636.00; Countryside Public Health, $60,708.00; Stanley Hippe Trust, $2,000.00; Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department, $2,003.04; Kris Engineering, $10,711.38; Lexipol LLC, $2,100.00; Lincoln National Corporation, $2,590.87; MN Counties Intergovernmental Trust, $210,726.00; MN County Attorneys Association, $2,852.00; MN Sheriff’s Association, $4,937.27; MNCCC Lockbox, $5,467.00; Morris Electronics, $4,974.00; Motorola, $94,958.00; Onsolve LLC, $9,858.80; Pflipsen Trucking LLC, $14,209.55; Prairie Five Rides, $6,534.00; Southside Body Shop & Glass, $2,030.00; Sun Life Financial - 246468, $2,145.57; Swift County Highway Department; $2,662.50; Swift County Parks and Drainage, $12,118.00; Treasurer, City of Appleton, $9,113.21; Treasurer, City of Benson, $12,801.83; Treasurer, City of Kerkhoven, $6,634.05; Tritech Software Systems, $39,724.66; U S Postal Service, $4,985.00; Van Heuveln General Contracting Inc., $9,285.60; Waste Management of WI-MN, $8,652.63, Western MN Prairie Waters, $8,97500; Wold Architects & Engineers, $8,456.25. Motion carried unanimously.
Board and Committee Reports were given as follows: Commissioner Hendrickx reported on Woodland Centers, 6W Corrections and AMC Board of Directors. Commissioner Rudningen reported on Well-Being Committee, and Glacial Trail Scenic Byway. Commissioner P. Peterson reported on 6W Corrections, Countryside Public Health and the Fair Board Building Committee. Commissioner E. Pederson reported on Historical Society and Soil and Water Conservation District. Chairman Fox reported on PrimeWest, Well-Being Committee, Restorative Practices, Woodland Center, Pomme de Terre and Chippewa River Watershed.
Administrator Baker reported on Restorative Practices, County Relief Fund, CARES Act meeting, Personnel office support, Moody’s Bond Rating call and Health Insurance update.
Chairman Fox asked for citizen’s comments. There were none.
Veteran’s Service Officer Dave Barrett gave his annual update.
Highway Engineer Andy Sander requested approval of final payment to Commerford Gravel, Inc. for the 2019-2020 County Wide Gravel Processing in the amount of $104,284.24.
01-19-21-04 Commissioner P. Peterson moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to approve Resolution for final payment to Commerford Gravel, Inc. for the 2019-2020 County Wide Gravel Processing in the amount of $104,284.24. A brief discussion was held. Motion carried unanimously.
The board recessed at 9:48 AM.
The board reconvened at 9:54 AM.
RDA Director Laura Ostlie and HRA Director Vicki Syverson requested approval of the proposed terms of a loan between Swift County and Swift County Housing Redevelopment Authority to acquire and rehabilitate Gra-Mar Court.
01-19-21-05 Commissioner Rudningen moved and Commissioner Hendrickx seconded to approve the proposed terms of a loan between Swift County and Swift County Housing Redevelopment Authority to acquire and rehabilitate Gra-Mar Court. Motion carried unanimously.
01-19-21-06 Chair Fox adjourned the meeting.
Meeting adjourned at 10:17 AM.

WITNESSED:   
Joe Fox, Chair
ATTEST:
Kelsey Baker, County Administrator

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