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Unnoffical Minutes - Subject to Corrections

Lyon County Board of Commissioners

January 22, 2009
Marshall Independent

January 22, 2009

UNOFFICIAL MINUTES - SUBJECT TO CORRECTIONS LYON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS LYON COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, MARSHALL, MN

December 16, 2008

9:00 a.m. - Meeting called to order by Chairman Goodenow.

Members present: Ritter, Goodenow, Nelson, Fenske, Stensrud, County Administrator Stomberg, County Attorney Maes, Auditor/ Treasurer VanOverbeke.

Nelson moved, seconded by Ritter to approve the agenda with the additions. All voted in favor.

Per Diems Expenses

Goodenow $350 $23.40

Nelson $380 $876.26

Stensrud $410 $739.45

Fenske $100 $105.88

Fenske moved, seconded by Ritter to approve the consent agenda items one through five. All voted in favor.

Consent Agenda:

1. Approve Minutes from December 2, 2008

2.Approve Commissioner Warrants 114603 to 114700 in the amount of $162,496.68 dated 12/17/2008.

3.Approve Auditor Warrants 114537 to 114553 in the amount of $163,405.94 dated 12/4/2008 and 114567 to 114602 in the amount of $63,136.33 dated 12/10/2008.

4. Approve Per Diems & Expenses

5.Final Payment for SAP 42-599-134

6.2009 Public Works Fee Schedule

Ritter moved, seconded by Fenske to approve and authorize the Chair to sign the 2009 data processing contract with LLM Human Services. All voted in favor. Ritter - What does this run us dollar wise? Stomberg - It varies project wise.

Stensrud moved, seconded by Ritter to approve and authorize the Chair to sign a resolution appointing Janice Moen to the Lincoln Pipestone Rural Water Board of Commissioners. All voted in favor.

Ritter moved, seconded by Stensrud to approve and authorize the Chair to sign a resolution setting the 2009 Regular Commissioner Meetings. All voted in favor.

Nelson moved, seconded by Stensrud to approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) 2009 Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG). All voted in favor.

Fenske moved, seconded by Ritter to hire Deputy Anthony Rolling as an Investigator at the rate of $23.60 per hour effective immediately. Ritter - Is it a union position? Mather -Yes. All voted in favor.

Stensrud moved, seconded by Nelson to ratify a position change of Elizabeth Collins from an E911 Dispatcher to a Correctional Officer. All voted in favor.

Fenske moved, seconded by Ritter to hire Kyle Mooney full time as an E911 Dispatcher at a labor grade 12 at $13.81 per hour starting on January 2, 2009. All voted in favor.

Ritter moved, seconded by Stensrud to approve and ratify hiring Nicholas Donahue as a Deputy Sheriff with an hourly rate of $18.37 and an effective date of January 2, 2009 contingent on successful passing of physical and psychological exam. Ritter - Is the Investigator rotating position? Mather - 8 to 4 or evenings. It will depend. I would think his schedule would be flexible. Nelson - Is the Investigator also the Fraud person? Mather - Rolling has been doing it. We will probably have Rolling help someone else get started on it. Fenske - We get the monthly reports on what is recovered and it is a significant amount. Ritter - Mather, when the former Sheriff retired where did his vehicle go? Mather - He was driving a Jimmy. The Investigator could use that. The jail uses it to go get lunches and medications. Stomberg - The Cadillac was sold at auction about a year ago. All voted in favor.

Stensrud moved, seconded by Fenske to approve the 2009 Sheriff fee schedule as presented. All voted in favor.

Nelson moved, seconded by Ritter to approve and authorize the Chair to sign a resolution accepting a $2,500 traffic safety award. All voted in favor.

Nelson moved, seconded by Stensrud to approve the 2009 fee schedule with the two changes pertaining to 400 square feet and delete fences. Biren - Are there any other questions on the Public Works Fees? We did have a staff meeting on these and they said there were not many changes. Goodenow - If I wanted to get Plum Creek library added onto page 5 are you aware of a process to do that? Stomberg - We would have to take a look at that. I think the ones that are currently using it are exempt. All voted in favor.

Goodenow moved, seconded by Stensrud to set the 2009 levy at $12,164,341 and adopt the budget with the four conditions of a salary freeze, a hiring freeze, appropriations are approved individually, and capital expenditures over $5,000 will have to come to the County Board for approval. Stensrud - It is the point where we lay people off, make them take time off without pay, or freeze salaries. All voted in favor.

Stensrud moved, seconded by Ritter to investigate the sale of 21.1106 acres of Wetland Credits from the Lyon County Wetland Bank. All voted in favor. Discussion. Henriksen- We got permission to use the new cell and we are going in there today with the direction the wind is going today.

Stensrud moved, seconded by Ritter to set the 2009 elected official salaries and per diems the same as 2008. All voted in favor.

Fenske moved, seconded by Nelson to go into closed session for labor negotiations. All voted in favor.

Ritter moved, seconded by Stensrud to come out of closed session. All voted in favor.

Goodenow adjourned the Lyon County Board of Commissioners for 2008.

Mark S. Goodenow, Chairman

Attest: Loren Stomberg

Lyon County Administrator

 
 

 

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