Public Notices January 10, 2019 (II)

Minutes of the Meeting of the 

Todd County Board of Commissioners DECEMBER 5, 2018

 

Call to Order

The Todd County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s Board Room in the City of Long Prairie, MN on the 5th day of December, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Neumann. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. All Commissioners were present.

Approval of Agenda

On motion by Becker and seconded by Neumann, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote. To remove item 10.2 Behavioral Health Supervisor. On motion by Becker and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote. To approve the amended agenda as presented.

Consent Agenda

On motion by Becker and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Commissioner’s Meeting Minutes for November 20, 2018 as presented with a correction to Commissioner Becker tabling a motion and then lifting the motion to table.

On motion by Becker and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Human Resources Report for Personnel Actions dated December 5, 2018 as on file with recommendation to review the exit interview policy.

Auditor-Treasurer

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the November 2018 Auditor Warrants (ACH) 900121 through 900166 in the amount of $871,251.46 (Manual) 505 through 505 in the amount of $791.15 and (Regular) 232765 through 232936 in the amount of $1,133,941.29 for a total of $2,005,983.90.

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Commissioner Warrants (ACH) 400054 through 400064 in the amount of $167,593.10 and (Regular) 50442 through 50501 in the amount of $239,950.12 for a total of $407,543.22.

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Health & Human Services Warrants number 514568 through 514589 in the amount of $16,317.05 and warrants number 703906 through 703979 in the amount of $90,205.74.

On motion by Becker and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To set the County Fee Schedule Public Hearing for December 27, 2018 to begin at 9:15 a.m. in the County Commissioners Board Room and instruct all appropriate legal notices be generated and published accordingly.

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To reschedule the January 1, 2019 Todd County Commissioners Board Meeting to the date of January 2, 2019.

Public Works

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the purchase of one Challenger MT515E Tractor and one Diamond Mower from Ziegler Equipment for $141,250.

On motion by Becker and seconded by Kneisl, the following resolution was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:

2019 Master Bridge 

Priority 

Replacement List

WHEREAS, Todd County has determined that the attached list of bridge on County State Aid Highways, County Roads, Township Roads, and Municipal Streets are either listed as structurally deficient or are a high priority for removal and replacement within the immediate future, and;

WHEREAS, local roads play an essential role in the overall state transportation network and local bridges are a critical component of the local road system, and;

WHEREAS, State support for the replacement of bridges continues to be crucial to maintaining the integrity of the local road system and is necessary funding source for the County, Townships, and Municipalities to proceed with replacements of the bridges on the attached list, and;

WHEREAS, Todd County intends to proceed with the replacement of theses bridges as soon as either State Transportation Bond Funds or State Townbridge Funds become available.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Todd County commits that it will proceed with the replacement of these listed bridges immediately after being notified of the availability of State Transportation Bond Funds or State Townbridge Funds.

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Erickson, the following resolution was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:

2023 AREA 

TRANSPORATION 

IMPROVEMENT PLAN

TODD COUNTY 

PROJECT NOMINATION - CSAH 2

WHEREAS, the Central Minnesota Area Transportation Partnership (ATP) annually solicits projects for State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) funding which provides for improvements to the transportation systems, with money requests being project specific, and;

WHEREAS, project nominations must meet eligibility guidelines and qualifying criteria as established by the Central Area Transportation Partnership, and;

WHEREAS, the Todd County Public Works Department recommends that the following project be submitted and nominated for inclusion in the 2023 Area Transportation Improvement Plan, which is a prioritized list of transportation projects that the Central Minnesota Partnership recommends for inclusion in the State Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP),

County State Aid Highway 2 - from Trunk Highway 28 to Morrison County Line 

SP 077-602-01X: 

Bituminous Mill and 

Overlay Project with 

Aggregate Shouldering

, and;

WHEREAS, this project is currently listed on the Todd County Public Works Department Proposed Five Year Construction Plan.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners does herby support the recommendation of the Public Works Department for submittal and nomination of the above noted project and requests said project be included in the State Fiscal Year 2023 Area Transportation Improvement Plan.

Ditch/Ag Inspector

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Ditch/Ag Department vehicle purchase of a 2008 Ford F150 XLT 4WD Truck from John Wiese Ford of Sauk Centre at the quoted price of $12,000.00.

MIS

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the purchase of a server through Dell in the amount of $6,327.76, utilizing funding sources listed.

Solid Waste

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To set the Solid Waste Public Hearing for the 2019 Proposed Tipping, Parcel, and General Operating Fees for December 27th, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. in the County Commissioners Board Room and instruct all appropriate legal notices be generated and published accordingly.

Health & Human Services

The County Board was provided a State of Minnesota Proclamation - County, City, Tribal, and State Health and Human Services Worker Day.

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by majority vote with Neumann against: To approve the 2019 Alliance for Innovation Annual Conference, Out of State Travel April 10-12, 2019.

Administration

On motion by Becker and seconded by Erickson, the following resolution was adopted by majority vote with Kircher and Kneisl against:

2019 COUNTY 

ATTORNEY SALARY

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners are responsible for setting the compensation of county employees, elected officials, appointed officials and board members, and;

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners have considered the duties and responsibilities of each individual position; and

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners have considered the salaries of elected officials in other comparable counties; and

WHEREAS, the County Attorney is not on the County Comp worth Springsted pay scale; and

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners approve setting the County Attorney salary with an increase of 5.14% at $111,000 for 2019.

On motion by Becker and seconded by Kneisl, the following resolution was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:

2019 COUNTY AUDITOR TREASURER SALARY

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners are responsible for setting the compensation of county employees, elected officials, appointed officials and board members, and;

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners have considered the duties and responsibilities of each individual position; and

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners have considered the salaries of elected officials in other comparable counties; and

WHEREAS, the County Auditor/Treasurer is not on the County Comp worth Springsted pay scale; and

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners approve setting the County Auditor Treasurer salary with an increase of 3% at $83,404.25 for 2019.

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Becker, the following resolution was introduced and adopted by majority vote with Kircher against:

2019 COUNTY 

COMMISSIONER 

SALARY

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners are responsible for setting the compensation of county employees, elected officials, appointed officials and board members, and;

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners have considered the duties and responsibilities of each individual position; and

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners have considered the salaries of elected officials in other comparable counties; and

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners approve setting the County Commissioners salary at $30,008.00 plus $1,800 supplemental pay for Board Chair and $1,200 supplemental pay for the Board Vice-Chair in 2019.

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Kircher, the following resolution was introduced and adopted by majority vote with Neumann and Becker against:

2019 COUNTY 

RECORDER SALARY

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners are responsible for setting the compensation of county employees, elected officials, appointed officials and board members, and;

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners have considered the duties and responsibilities of each individual position; and

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners have considered the salaries of elected officials in other comparable counties; and

WHEREAS, the County Recorder is not on the County Comp worth Springsted pay scale; and

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners approve setting the newly elected County Recorder salary at $65,000.00 for 2019.

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Kneisl, the following resolution was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:

2019 COUNTY 

SHERIFF SALARY

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners are responsible for setting the compensation of county employees, elected officials, appointed officials and board members, and;

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners have considered the duties and responsibilities of each individual position; and

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners have considered the salaries of elected officials in other comparable counties; and

WHEREAS, the County Sheriff is not on the County Comp worth Springsted pay scale; and

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners approve setting the newly elected County Sheriff salary at $88,501 for 2019.

Auditor-Treasurer’s Report

The Auditor-Treasurer reported on the meetings attended and current activities in the office including the Past due reminder letters mailed, November settlement, and the AMC Conference.

Commissioner’s Report

The Commissioners reported on the meetings that they had attended.

Coordinator’s Report

The Coordinator reported on the meetings attended and project statuses.

Adjourn

Chairperson Neumann recessed the meeting until December 18, 2018.

 

AUDITORS WARRANTS

Vendor Name $ Amount

AMERICAN HERITAGE 

   BANK $3,563.00 

LAMB LABOR 

   SERVICES INC 5,330.00 

TODD CO AG. SOC 6,220.50 

WEST CENTRAL TECH 

   SERVICE AREA 4,000.00 

16 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 8,879.43 

AMERICAN HERITAGE 

   BANK 53,455.13 

ANOKA CO GOV’T 

   CENTER 14,920.50 

CARD SERVICES 

   COBORNS 3,093.21 

CARDMEMBER SERV 3,247.64 

COUNTRYSIDE 

   RESTAURANT 5,768.00 

FLEET SERVICES/

   WEX BANK 6,702.92 

HOULE EXCAVATING LLC

 $    143,026.30 

LONG PRAIRIE OIL 

   COMPANY 2,519.34 

LONG PRAIRIE 

   SANITATION INC 3,329.90 

MINNESOTA POWER 

   & LIGHT 12,908.29 

MN DEPT OF FINANCE 7,004.50 

MORRISON COUNTY 19,096.00 

PETERS LAW OFFICE, 

   P.A 4,947.00 

Prairie Lakes Muni. 

   Solid Waste Auth 74,340.00 

RAMPS AND MORE 2,116.27 

STEP 4,760.56 

TRAFFIC MARKING

   SERVICE INC 19,177.53 

WONDERLICH/SCOTT A 6,936.35 

64 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 12,303.81 

AMERICAN HERITAGE 5,288.88 

COUNTIES PROVIDING 

   TECHNOLOGY 4,929.00 

HEALTH PARTNERS 

   DENTAL 6,993.66 

METRO SALES INC 2,511.59 

SOURCEWELL 195,617.30 

STAPLES ADVANTAGE 3,403.15 

TODD CO AUD-TREAS 6,371.74 

VOYANT COMM., LLC 3,610.08 

27 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 12,817.79 

BRAATEN SAND & 

   GRAVEL 3,121.98 

CENTERPOINT ENERGY 2,165.92 

CITY OF LONG PRAIRIE 30,845.74 

NYHUS CHEVROLET 

   BUICK INC 22,686.00 

VERIZON 3,465.34 

17 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 11,380.12 

AMERICAN HERITAGE 

   BANK 39,635.96 

CITY OF BERTHA 12,900.06 

CITY OF BROWERVILLE 8,050.45 

CITY OF CLARISSA 16,881.99 

CITY OF EAGLE BEND 18,277.83 

CITY OF GREY EAGLE 8,729.41 

CITY OF HEWITT 4,933.44 

CITY OF LONG PRAIRIE 38,318.19 

CITY OF OSAKIS 14,524.13 

CITY OF STAPLES 41,850.20 

REGION V DEVELOPMT 

   COMMISSION 2,863.10 

SAUK RIVER WATER 

   SHED DISTRICT 7,388.54 

SCHOOL DISTRICT 213 77,106.35 

SCHOOL DISTRICT 2170 47,733.05 

SCHOOL DISTRICT 2753 177,474.70 

SCHOOL DISTRICT 486 29,855.82 

SCHOOL DISTRICT 740 4,477.71 

SCHOOL DISTRICT 743 58,656.20 

SCHOOL DISTRICT 786 67,343.17 

SCHOOL DISTRICT 786-

   DEBT DIST 86 11,662.76 

SCHOOL DISTRICT 787 82,389.10 

SCHOOL DISTRICT 

   787- DEBT DIST 87 16,678.87 

SCHOOL DISTRICT 818 5,559.18 

TOWN OF BARTLETT 9,422.50 

TOWN OF BERTHA 12,562.01 

TOWN OF BIRCHDALE 14,200.99 

TOWN OF BRUCE 14,657.36 

TOWN OF BURLEENE 14,172.92 

TOWN OF 

   BURNHAMVILLE 16,886.12 

TOWN OF EAGLE 

   VALLEY 17,233.41 

TOWN OF FAWN LAKE 7,622.68 

TOWN OF GERMANIA 12,229.08 

TOWN OF GORDON 33,295.62 

TOWN OF GREY EAGLE 14,893.23 

TOWN OF HARTFORD 30,203.20 

TOWN OF IONA 20,889.37 

TOWN OF KANDOTA 8,808.25 

TOWN OF LESLIE 17,540.33 

TOWN OF LITTLE ELK 8,164.06 

TOWN OF LITTLE SAUK 20,991.07 

TOWN OF LONG 

   PRAIRIE 16,069.16 

TOWN OF MORAN 12,799.00 

TOWN OF REYNOLDS 15,856.21 

TOWN OF ROUND 

   PRAIRIE 38,463.02 

TOWN OF STAPLES 13,420.62 

TOWN OF STOWE 

   PRAIRIE 16,334.39 

TOWN OF TURTLE 

   CREEK 7,172.71 

TOWN OF VILLARD 15,011.51 

TOWN OF WARD 20,910.80 

TOWN OF WEST UNION 16,002.17 

TOWN OF WYKEHAM 18,514.90 

8 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 4,721.38 

1 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 791.15 

Total $2,005,983.90 

 

COMMISSIONERS WARRANTS

Vendor Name $ Amount

BIG STONE THERAPIES, 

   INC. $4,946.03 

CARGILL SALT DIV 44,940.93 

EMERGENCY 

   AUTOMOTIVE TECH 3,349.89 

FORD OF HIBBING 87,652.35 

H & L MESABI 3,498.88 

KRIS ENGINEERING 33,332.50 

MORRISON CO PUBLIC 

   HEALTH SERV 2,342.47 

NORTHERN STAR COOP 2,056.66 

SHI CORP 2,632.50 

TRIMIN SYSTEMS INC 13,188.00 

ZIEGLER INC 163,688.00 

ZUERCHER TECH. LLC 23,184.00 

59 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 22,731.01 

Total $407,543.22 

 

HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES WARRANTS

Vendor Name $ Amount

DHS - MSOP- MN SEX 

   OFFENDER PROGRAM 5,781.50 

DHS - ST PETER RTC - 472 9,036.50 

DHS - SWIFT 21,055.87 

FRESHWATER ED. 

   DISTRICT 6004 16,392.00 

INFORMATION SYSTEM 

   CORP 22,296.00 

69 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 15,643.87 

Total $90,205.74 

 

Vendor Name $ Amount

CARLSON/BARBARA $3,200.00 

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERV. 

    OF MN - ST PAUL 4,848.35 

PRODUCTIVE ALT.

   INC - FERGUS FALLS 2,021.55 

PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 6,247.15 

Total $16,317.05 

 

On a motion by Erickson and seconded by Kneisl, the preceding minutes of the County Board meeting held December 5, 2018 were duly approved by unanimous vote at the Todd County Board of Commissioners at the Regular Board Meeting held on December 18, 2018.

 

Witness my hand and seal:

 

Randy Neumann, County Board Chairperson

 

Denise Gaida, Todd County

Auditor-Treasurer

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Minutes of the 

Special Board 

Meeting of the Todd County Board of Commissioners held

December 17, 2018

 

Call to Order

The Todd County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s Board Room in the City of Long Prairie, MN on the 17th day of December, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Neumann. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. All Commissioners were present.

Approval of Agenda

On motion by Becker and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote. To approve the agenda as presented.

Finance Committee

Commissioners held final discussions regarding the proposed 2019 Budget & 2019 Levy amounts.

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the reduction of two (2) CMH Social Worker FTE positions for the 2019 Todd County Budget within Fund 11-Human Services.

On motion by Becker and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by majority roll call vote with Kircher and Erickson against: To approve the reduction of $150,000 within the Facilities Improvement Fund for the 2019 Todd County Budget within Fund 01-General Revenue.

Chairperson Neumann tabled agenda items 4.2 Approve the 2019 Final County Budget and 4.3 Approve the 2019 Final County Levy to the December 18, 2018.

Recess

Chairperson Neumann recessed the meeting until December 18, 2018.

On a motion by Becker and seconded by Kneisl, the preceding minutes of the County Board meeting held December 17, 2018 were duly approved by unanimous vote at the Todd County Board of Commissioners at the Regular Board Meeting held on December 27, 2018.

 

Witness my hand and seal:

 

Randy Neumann, 

County Board Chairperson

 

Denise Gaida, Todd 

County Auditor-Treasurer

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Minutes of the Meeting of the 

Todd County Board of Commissioners held

December 18, 2018

Administration

 

The Todd County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s Board Room in the City of Long Prairie, MN on the 18th day of December, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Neumann. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. All Commissioners were present.

Approval of Agenda

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote. To approve the agenda as presented with the addition of item 5.4 Approve 2019 County Budget and item 5.5 Approve 2019 County Levy.

Consent Agenda

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Kneisl, the following motions and resolutions were introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:

To approve the Commissioner’s Meeting Minutes for December 5, 2018 as presented.

To approve the Human Resources Report for Personnel Actions dated December 18, 2018 as on file.

To approve the 2019 tobacco license applications for Clarissa Municipal Liquor Store, Don and Dave’s Store, The Hub Supper Club LLC, Jon’s Family Foods, Eagle Valley Express, Little Sauk Legion, Partridge Creek Blinds and More, Rhode’s Midway Gas, Bar and Grill, Saukinac Campground and Shady’s Golden Eagle Inc.

To approve a One-Year On & Off Sale 3.2 Malt Liquor License for Don & Dave’s Store at the address of 26762 County 26, Browerville, MN in Moran Township effective January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

GAMBLING PERMIT - SAUK CENTRE 

CHAMBER OF 

COMMERCE

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners are establishing their approval for a Gambling Permit for the Sauk Centre Chamber of Commerce through this resolution;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners approve a Gambling Permit for the Sauk Centre Chamber of Commerce to hold a raffle at the Diamond Point Steakhouse & Lounge in Birchdale Township at the address 12818 Bayview Drive, Sauk Centre, MN on January 21st, 2019.

GAMBLING PERMIT - SAUK VALLEY 

GOBBLERS

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners are establishing their approval for a Gambling Permit for the Sauk Valley Gobblers through this resolution;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners approve a Gambling Permit for the Sauk Valley Gobblers to hold a raffle at the Diamond Point Steakhouse & Lounge in Birchdale Township at the address 12818 Bayview Drive, Sauk Centre, MN on February 23, 2019.

GAMBLING 

PERMIT - ST MARY OF MT CARMEL SCHOOL

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners are establishing their approval for a Gambling Permit for the St Mary of Mt Carmel School through this resolution;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners approve a Gambling Permit for the St Mary of Mt Carmel School to hold a raffle at the Lake Osakis/Head of the Lakes Resort in Leslie Township at the address 15080 Gardenia Drive, Osakis, MN on February 2, 2019.

GAMBLING PERMIT - TODD COUNTY 

COUNCIL ON AGING

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners are establishing their approval for a Gambling Permit for the Todd County Council On Aging through this resolution;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners approve a Gambling Permit for the Todd County Council On Aging to hold a bingo event at the Clarissa Ballroom in Eagle Valley Township at the address 19281 Kotter Rd, Clarissa, MN on February 3, 2019.

Auditor-Treasurer

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Commissioner Warrants (ACH) 400065 through 400084 in the amount of $14,060.16 and (Regular) 50502 through 50625 in the amount of $193,327.16 for a total of $207,387.32.

On motion by Becker and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Health & Human Services Warrants number 514590 through 514659 in the amount of $130,272.45 and warrants number 703980 through 704100 in the amount of $67,689.40.

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Kneisl, the following resolution was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:

DESIGNATING 

POLLING PLACES FOR ABSENTEE & MAIL BALLOT PRECINCTS WITHIN TODD COUNTY FOR THE 2019 

ELECTION CYCLE

WHEREAS, Minnesota Statutes 204B.16, subd 1 requires, by ordinance or resolution, to designate on an annual basis the polling places to be utilized for the upcoming year, and;

WHEREAS, it is important that the citizens of Todd County are provided accessible and equipped polling locations to exercise their right to vote, and;

WHEREAS, changes to the polling place location may be made at least 90 days before the next election if the authorized polling place becomes unavailable for use, and;

WHEREAS, changes to the polling place locations may be made in the case of an emergency when it is necessary to ensure a safe and secure location for voting pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 204B.175 and 204B.181.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners hereby designates the following polling place for the Todd County Absentee Precinct and the City of Swanville’s Mail Ballot Precinct for elections conducted in 2019 to be:

Todd County Auditor-

Treasurer’s Office

215 1st Ave. S, Suite 201

Long Prairie, MN 56347

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that in the event that the County of Todd would require to call a special election not held on the day of a statewide election that the polling places of the County’s Municipalities along with the Todd County Absentee Precinct will be utilized dependent on the needs of the County of Todd.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Todd County Auditor-Treasurer is hereby authorized to designate a replacement polling place meeting the requirements of Minnesota Statutes for the polling place designated herewith if said place becomes unavailable for use by the County of Todd.

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Todd County Auditor-Treasurer is hereby authorized to designate an emergency replacement polling place meeting the requirements of Minnesota Statutes for any polling place designated in this resolution when necessary to ensure a safe and secure location for voting.

On motion by Becker and seconded by Kneisl, the following resolution was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:

A RESOLUTION TO 

APPROVE 2019 

COUNTY BUDGET

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners are required to adopt an annual budget and certify it to the County Auditor, and;

WHEREAS, the County Board of Commissioners have had an opportunity to discuss the operations costs and revenues of the County for fiscal year 2019;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Todd County Board of Commissioners hereby approve the following as the 2019 Budget for the County of Todd, Minnesota and directs that it be forwarded to the County Auditor.

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Erickson, the following resolution was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:

A RESOLUTION 

ADOPTING THE 2019 FINAL LEVY

WHEREAS, the Laws of the State of Minnesota direct that the Todd County Board of Commissioners are required to approve by resolution a final levy no later than December 30th annually, and;

WHEREAS, The Todd County Board of Commissioners have considered the financial situation of the County and had an opportunity to deliberate the levying of property taxes upon property owners within the County.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Todd County Board of Commissioners hereby approves the following as the 2019 final levy for the County of Todd, Minnesota, for property taxes payable in 2019 and directs that it be forwarded to the County Auditor.

Community Corrections

On motion by Becker and second by Kircher, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the MN Department of Corrections Subsidy Act Agreement.

Public Works

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Kircher, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Cooperative Construction Agreement for Improvements to 281st Avenue with Long Prairie Township.

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Budget Request Forms for 2018 approved equipment purchases of $100,494.50 and $24,609 which will not be paid until 2019.

County Assessor

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the abatement for Rueben & Lonnie Rahn on parcel 04-0029700 for taxes payable 2017 and 2018 per MN Statute 273.

Facilities

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Kircher, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote with Becker abstaining: To approve the nonbudgeted request to redo the windows, add gutters, and install the fencing on the Northern Government Center.

County Sheriff

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To sign the updated Interim Support Services Agreement with Vesta Solutions for 911 Call Handling.

Planning and Zoning

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Kneisl, the following resolution was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:

Final Plat Approval -“Beckley’s Diamond Bay First Addition” 

Subdivision

WHEREAS, Applicant Richard W Beckley applied to subdivide a property that is described as Part of Government Lot 1 of Section 11 in Kandota Township with the plat to be known as Beckley’s Diamond Bay First Addition.

WHEREAS, Beckley’s Diamond Bay First Addition consists of one residential lot, Lot 1 40,001± sq. ft. located in the Shoreland (RD) zoning district of Kandota Township,

WHEREAS, On September 6, 2018 the Todd County Planning Commission recommended the following property be considered for Subdivision pursuant to Todd County Subdivision Regulation and Ordinance:  

SECT-11 TWP-127 RANG-34 

 BEG AT A PT 33 FT W & 20 FT S OF NE COR OF

 GOVT LOT 1, THENCE S 208.97 FT, SW 400.31 

 FT, NW 253.46 FT, NE 448.19 FT TO BEG   

 2.32 ACRES

WHEREAS, On September 18, 2018 the Todd County Board of Commissioners considered the Preliminary Plat for the above described property and approved the Beckley’s Diamond Bay First Addition preliminary plat with conditions,

WHEREAS, the Planning & Zoning Department has completed the necessary final plat review and find that all items required for final plat approval have been completed. 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the final plat of “Beckley’s Diamond Bay First Addition” subdivision be approved as presented.

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the recommended list of individuals for the Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment effective January 2019 as on file in the Auditor-Treasurer’s Office.

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To adopt the proposed Todd County Land Use Ordinance Compliance and Enforcement Policy to be implemented by the Planning and Zoning Department starting January 1, 2019.

Health & Human Services

Laura Vaughn from Northern Pines Mental Health Center provided an update on the services being provided in Todd County.

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Northern Pines Purchase of Service Contract effective Jan 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019.

Cory Lawrence provided an update to the Board of the services that STEP provides to clients in Todd County.

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the STEP Purchase of Service and Host County Contract effective January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

On motion by Becker and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Mental Health Contract for Calendar Years 2019 for $22,934.81.

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve request to eliminate the Child Services Manager position and recruit and hire a full-time Behavioral Health Supervisor.

Administration

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Erickson, the following resolution was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:

2019 Non-Union 

Employee/Appointed 

Officials Salaries

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners are responsible for setting the compensation of county employees, elected officials, appointed officials and board members, and;

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners desire to follow the same pattern bargained with unions for the non-union county employees and appointed officials, and;

WHEREAS, the agreements include a 2.5 percent (%) general increase effective the first full pay period worked in January, 2019, pay date January 30, 2019, and a 3 percent (%) step increase effective the first full pay period worked in July, 2019, pay date July 31, 2019 for eligible staff. Staff currently over the maximum of the salary grid shall receive a 1.25 percent (%) (one-half general increase) effective the first full pay period worked in January, 2019 pay date January 30, 2019 in accordance with county policy. 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners authorize a 2.5 percent (%) general increase effective the first full pay period worked in January, 2019, pay date January 30, 2019, and a 3 percent (%) step increase effective the first full pay period worked in July 2019, and pay date July 31, 2019 for eligible staff. Staff currently over the maximum of the salary grid shall receive a 1.25 percent (%) (one-half general increase) effective the first full pay period worked in January, 2019 pay date January 30, 2019 in accordance with county policy. 

Auditor-Treasurer’s Report

The Auditor-Treasurer has nothing to report at this time.

Commissioner’s Report

The Commissioners reported on the meetings that they had attended.

Coordinator’s Report

The Coordinator reported on the meetings attended and project statuses.

Recess

Chairperson Neumann recessed the meeting until December 27, 2018.

 

COMMISSIONERS WARRANTS

Vendor Name $ Amount

BIG STONE THERAPIES, 

   INC.$ 2,882.21 

BRAATEN SAND & 

   GRAVEL 10,757.38 

CARGILL SALT DIV 5,720.68 

CLIFTON LARSON

   ALLEN, LLP 8,500.00 

COMMISSIONER OF 

   TRANSPORTATION 11,112.86 

CONTECH ENGINEERED 

   SOLUTIONS, LLC 47,259.01 

CUMMINS NPOWER 

   LCC 3,720.50 

DIAMOND MOWERS INC 7,027.00 

ELECTION SYSTEMS 

   & SOFTWARE INC 12,239.40 

GOODIN COMPANY 2,156.90 

GUARDIAN SUPPLY 2,775.96 

H & L MESABI 11,395.00 

LIMELIGHT DEPART 3,195.00 

M-R SIGN COMPANY INC 7,478.78 

MCCC, MI33 9,716.50 

NAPA CENTRAL MN 3,407.70 

STAPLES WORLD 2,234.31 

TODD CO AUDITOR-

   TREASURER 2,205.36 

US POSTAL SERVICE 2,500.00 

WIDSETH SMITH 

   NOLTING INC 5,764.83 

WOLTERS BODY SHOP 4,028.28 

123 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 41,309.66 

Total $207,387.32 

 

HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES WARRANTS

Vendor Name $ Amount

V#15726 - COST EFF.

   HEALTH INS $3,668.18 

RURAL MN CEP INC 15,544.74 

US POSTAL SERVICE 4,518.00 

118 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 43,958.48 

Total $67,689.40 

 

Vendor Name $ Amount

#15336 $3,349.20 

COMMUNITY AND 

   FAMILY SRVS LLC 5,716.85 

HEARTLAND GIRLS 

   RANCH 7,082.57 

HOLISTIC FAMILY 

   EDUCATION SRVS 7,477.96 

#15511 6,716.70 

LITTLE SAND GROUP 

   HOME 6,718.50 

#10746 2,359.20 

MID MINNESOTA 

   DRUG TESTING INC 6,317.00 

NORTHERN PINES 

   MENTAL HLTH CTR IN 6,248.50 

#13849 4,500.00 

#15571 2,477.40 

PETRANGELO MS 

   Ed.D/GEORGE 2,201.25 

#15286 3,916.50 

#15615 2,836.20 

STEP 6,863.80 

VALLEY LAKE BOYS 

   HOME INC 5,100.00 

VILLAGE RANCH INC 10,327.50 

WEST CENTRAL REG 

   JUVENILE CTR 3,479.17 

PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 36,584.15 

Total $130,272.45 

 

On a motion by Becker and seconded by Kneisl, the preceding minutes of the County Board meeting held December 18, 2018 were duly approved by unanimous vote at the Todd County Board of Commissioners at the Regular Board Meeting held on December 27, 2018.

 

Witness my hand and seal:

 

Randy Neumann, County Board Chairperson

 

Denise Gaida, Todd County

Auditor-Treasurer

                                        2pnc

 

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