April 19, 2008
UNOFFICIAL MINUTES - SUBJECT TO CORRECTIONS LYON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS LYON COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, MARSHALL, MN
April 1, 2008
9:00 AM - Meeting called to order by Chairman Goodenow. Members present: Fenske, Ritter, Goodenow, Nelson, Stensrud, and County Administrator Stomberg, Attorney Maes and Auditor/Treasurer Van Overbeke.
Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
Nelson moved, seconded by Stensrud to approve the agenda with the following additions:-Add consider promotion of Gene Rasmussen to Landfill Supervisor under Stomberg‚s time.
All voted in favor.
1. Approve Minutes from March 18, 2008.
2. Approve Commissioner Warrants 111488 to 111587 in the amount of $280,849.11 dated 4/2/08.
3. Approve Auditor Warrants 111438 to 111456 in the amount of $28,713.33 dated 3/20/08 and 111457 in the amount of $150.00 dated 3/20/08 and 111458 to 111473 in the amount of $17487.91 dated 3/27/08.
4.Approve Per Diems & Expenses
5. Authorize Advertising For Bids - Aggregate Processing
6.Authorize Advertising for Bids SAP 42-599-134
7. Approve Quote for Gas Meter at Landfill
Per Diem Expenses
Fenske $200 $42.42
Nelson $200 $107.08
Stensrud $100 $37.00
Ritter $200 $41.41
Ritter moved, seconded by Nelson to approve Consent Agenda Items 1 through 7. All voted in favor.
Fenske moved, seconded by Stensrud to approve and authorize the Chair to sign a resolution closing Garvin Park during the morning for turkey hunting from April 16 through May 15 (Resolution 07-08 on file at the County Administrator‚s Office). All voted in favor.
Stensrud moved, seconded by Nelson to authorize taking quotes on cleaning Branch G, G-1, G-4 on CD 69. All voted in favor.
Stensrud moved, seconded by Fenske to accept the bid of $14,441.28 from Minneota Building Supply for white steel. All voted in favor.
Fenske moved, seconded by Nelson to declare the old playground equipment excess property and allow Park staff to advertise for sealed bids to get rid of the equipment. All voted in favor.
10:00 am Meeting Recessed
10:18 am Meeting Called Back to Order
Fenske moved, seconded by Ritter to adopt and authorize a resolution for the prepayment of the LEC Bond and the Public Works bond. All voted in favor. (Resolution 08-08 on file at the County Administrator‚s Office)
Ritter moved, seconded by Fenske to authorize the hiring of Gene Rasmussen for the Landfill Supervisor position effective April 7, 2008 with a starting wage of $22.50 per hour. All voted in favor.
Stomberg - In conjunction with that, we have an open position at the Landfill. Benson - We have an internal posting and the deadline to apply is next Friday. At the next meeting they may be filling it, if not; we may be asking to authorize to advertise.
The meeting schedule was reviewed.
Fenske - Have you had any response about the corridor safety audit? Benson - Not a formal response. Fenske reported on PAC, Rural Minnesota Energy Board, and the Annual Township Meeting.
Nelson reported on RCD and the Fair Board. Nelson - The Fair Board decided not to have an ecology bus this year but they are having underwater adventures. There will be water tanks with sharks and so on.
Fenske - I would like to be sure to have Henriksen at the next meeting to discuss recycling.
Stensrud reported on Soil and Water, Western Mental Health and the Annual Township Meeting. Also reported on a meeting with the DNR.
Ritter - The two Public Health meetings were cancelled due to weather.
Goodenow reported on Plum Creek meeting. Also reported on Park Board.
Benson - MNDOT is having a public open house tomorrow night at the Marshall MNDOT office if anyone has any comments.
11:32 a.m. Fenske moved, seconded by Ritter to go into closed session to discuss labor negotiations. All voted in favor.
11:56 a.m. Fenske moved, seconded by Ritter to come out of closed session. All voted in favor.
Ritter moved, seconded by Nelson to adjourn until April 15 at 9:00 am. All voted in favor.
Mark S. Goodenow, Chairman
Attest: Loren Stomberg
Lyon County Administrator