November 25, 2008
UNOFFICIAL MINUTES - SUBJECT TO CORRECTIONS
LYON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
LYON COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, MARSHALL, MN
November 4, 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
Stomberg - In addition to Henriksens time he will have a block grant and Kanwar will have a striping payment and purchase of a pickup. The 10:15 is out of town and has cancelled and the Sheriff is moving up to 10:15. Ritter moved, seconded by Nelson to approve the agenda. All voted in favor.
Per Diems Expenses Nelson $190 $97.71
Fenske $190 $105.29
Ritter $300 $90.09
1. Approve Minutes from October 21, 2008.
2.Approve Commissioner Warrants 114061 to 114148 in the amount of $625,507.67 dated 11/5/08.
3.Approve Auditor Warrants 113814 to 13832 in the amount of $36,265.14 dated 10/09/08 and 113845 to 113872 in the amount of $986,628.39 dated 10/16/08 and 113873 to 113887 in the amount of $922,120.90 dated 10/17/08.
4. Approve Per Diems & Expenses
5.Approve cancelled checks for Human Services
6. Accept Donation from Parkside Kindergarten class
Ritter moved, seconded by Stensrud to approve the consent agenda. All voted in favor.
Stensrud moved, seconded by Nelson to approve and authorize the Chair to sign the aeration permits for Clear, Rock, East Twin, West Twin, Yankton, East Goose, Lady Slipper, School Grove, and Cottonwood Lakes. All voted in favor.
Fenske moved, seconded by Nelson to approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Joint Powers Agreement with Yellow Medicine County to provide Solid Waste Services. All voted in favor.
Stensrud moved, seconded by Ritter for the Environmental Office to apply for the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) 2009 Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG) with the listed projects. Ritter - The park board is going to pay the difference? Stomberg - I think there is at least $5,000 budgeted for Twin Lakes next year. Kanwar - We have built one rain garden and we dont have any standards. We should adopt another countys standards. Carver County has pretty good ones. Goodenow - This is done under Soil and Water. Nelson - We should contact Soil and Water to get Carver Countys plans. Stensrud - I will bring it up at the next Soil and Water meeting. All voted in favor.
Fenske moved, seconded by Ritter to approve the purchase of the Chevrolet Crew 4x4 for $29,287.50 from Lockwood Motors. All voted in favor.
Ritter moved, seconded by Fenske to approve the final payment to Traffic Marking Services, Inc. in the total amount of $56,313.51. All voted in favor.
10:42 Meeting Recessed
10:55 Meeting Called Back to Order
Stensrud moved, seconded by Fenske to advertise, interview and offer a conditional job offer to a candidate for an entry level Deputy Sheriff position. Ritter - What is the entry level per hour? Mather - $17.24 per hour. Nelson - What about the war veteran that may come back? Mather - He is back but I dont know what his exact plans are. I am not sure where he is at medically. Stomberg - The layoff would go last hire per union contract. Mather - All indicators to me is he is not coming back but I have not formally been notified. All voted in favor.
Ritter moved, seconded by Nelson to approve advertising and interviewing to replace the Chief Deputy position with a Sergeant position for 2 years and then revisit it. All voted in favor.
Fenske moved, seconded by Nelson to approve advertising, interviewing, and offer a conditional part time e-911 dispatcher position. All voted in favor.
Goodenow set a Special Board Meeting from 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. on November 18th, 2008 in CR 1 & 2.
Goodenow appointed himself and Fenske to the State Audit.
12:05pm. Ritter moved, seconded by Stensrud to adjourn. All voted in favor.
Mark S. Goodenow, Chairman
Attest: Loren Stomberg
Lyon County Administrator