March 16, 2010
UNOFFICIAL MINUTES- SUBJECT TO CORRECTIONS
LYON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
LYON COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, MARSHALL, MN
February 16, 2010
9:00-Meeting was called to order by Chairman Stensrud. Members present:
Stensrud, Fenske, Ritter, Goodenow, and County Administrator Stomberg. Absent:
Commissioner Nelson, Attorney Maes, County Auditor/ Treasurer Van Overbeke
Ritter moved, seconded by Fenske to approve the agenda. All voted in favor.
9:03 a.m. Attorney Maes arrived.
Fenske Per Diems Expenses
Goodenow Per Diems Expenses
$ 50.00 -----------
Ritter Per Diems Expenses
Stensrud Per Diems Expenses
1.Approve Minutes from February 2, 2010
2. Approve Commissioner Warrants 119475-119589 in the amount of $337,330.82 dated 2/17/10.
3. Approve Auditor Warrants 119414- 19439 in the amount of $58,332.67 dated 2/4/10, 119440-19465 in the amount of $317,633.88 dated 2/11/10, and 119466-119474 in the amount of $249,348.99 dated 2/12/10.
4. Approve Per Diems & Expenses
5. Approve final payment SP-042-591-002 City of Cottonwood bike path Ritter moved, seconded by Goodenow to approve the consent agenda. All voted in favor.
Ritter moved, seconded by Fenske to approve a resolution to create a new joint powers agreement. All voted in favor. (Resolution 03-10 on file in the County Administrator's office)
Fenske moved, seconded by Goodenow to approve a resolution for a peace officer for Robert Lund. All voted in favor. (Resolution 04-10 on file in the CountyAdministrator's office)
Ritter moved, seconded by Goodenow to participate in the limited operability plan. All voted in favor. Fenske moved, seconded by Ritter authorize the expenditure of $17,750.20 toward the purchase of three 800 MHz radio control stations under the PSIC and DECN Grant Program. All voted in favor.
Goodenow moved, seconded by Ritter to approve the resolution striking the last paragraph, be it is resolved that Lyon County will ensure the SW Ridgerunners Snowmobile Club maintain the trail groomer for no less than 20 years. Fenske - What if they apply for the grant and they can't get that with the ensuring in there. Maes - Why don't you put in there be it also resolved that Lyon County acknowledges the Southwest Minnesota Ridgerunners will maintain the trail groomer for the next twenty years. Goodenow - I would like to amend my motion that way. Ritter - I will second that. All voted in favor.
Fenske moved, seconded by Goodenow to approve advertising, interviewing and create a hire list for a Correctional Officer. All voted in favor.
Goodenow moved, seconded by Fenske to purchase the two dodge rams quad cabs from Lockwood Motors for $22,556 plus tax, title, and licensure fees. All voted in favor. Ritter moved, seconded by Fenske to use money out of the $44,000 from the fund designated for county vehicles and the other purchased out of the Sheriff's fund. All voted in favor.
Ritter moved, seconded by Fenske to grant a Conditional Use Permit to Mark and Beth Fischer, 1773 State Highway 19, Ghent, Minnesota, for a feedlot expansion and to hear public comment to fulfill Minnesota Session Law 2000 - Minn. Stat. ' 116.07, subd 7 (l), to construct or expand a feedlot with a capacity of 300 animal units or more. Odor OFFSET setback requirement is 94%. The land is zoned agricultural and described as part of the South Half (S1/2), Section Seven (7), Lynd Township. As per recommendation of the Lyon County Planning Commission and the Lynd Township Board.
Existing Facility Consists of: Swine, Between 55 and 300 pounds (900 x .3 animal factor) = 270 Animal Units
Type of Buildings: 41'x16' Total Confinement Barn with 41'x160' Poured Reinforced Concrete Liquid Storage Area
Proposed Facility to Consist of: Swine, Between 55 and 300 pounds (900 x.3 animal factor) = 270 Animal Units
(new) Swine, Between 55 and 300 pounds (600 x .3 animal factor) = 180 Animal Units
Type of Buildings: 41'x160' Total Confinement Barn with 41'x160' Poured Reinforced Concrete Liquid Storage Area
(new) 60'x83' Total Confinement Barn with 60'x83' Poured Reinforced Concrete Liquid Storage Area (as shown on the drawings presented during the public hearing on 2/9/10) Manure to be applied agronomically up to two times a year.
The Total Animal Unit Capacity = 450 Animal Units
With the following stipulations:
1.That the applicant undertakes the project according to the plans and specifications submitted to the county with the application.
2.That the permit is invalid if the holder has not started construction on the feedlot within a year of the issued land use permit. (A land use permit is valid for one year, and can be renewed administratively for a second consecutive year.)
3.That the county may enter onto the premises at reasonable times and in a reasonable manner to insure the permit holder is in compliance with the conditions and other applicable statutes, rules, and ordinances.
4.Manure in a slurry or liquid form that is being applied in accordance to the manure management plan on file with the MPCA shall be injected or spread and incorporated within 24 hours of spreading except for approved emergency spreading.
5.Manure being hauled on public roads must adhere to policies of the particular road authority involved.
6.The applicant shall obtain all appropriate licenses and permits relevant to the request. Agency involved could be the DNR, MPCA, Board of Animal Health, MDA, MDH, etc.
7. Dead animals shall be disposed of in accordance with the Board of Animal Health Regulations. (Structures used for storing dead animals prior to rendering or structures used for composting shall meet appropriate county and state regulations.)
8.The offset model must indicate 94% annoyance odor free. Any odor control technologies used in the offset model must be in place and maintained.
9.The feedlot shall meet the minimum standards side, rear, and road right of way setbacks, other setbacks, and lot size. Any trees to be planted shall be at least 60 feet from the road right of way.
10.Violations of these conditions or other regulations found in the Lyon County Zoning Ordinance are grounds for enforcement proceedings.
11.A copy of the County Board's Motion shall be filed with the County Recorder's Office along with the legal description of the property. Additional fees to be paid by the applicant for the actual costs incurred by the county for the recording fees.
All voted in favor.
10:00 Meeting Recessed
10:15 Meeting called back to order
Goodenow moved, seconded by Ritter to approve authorizing the planning and design of a gas collection and control system at location number two of the project. All voted in favor.
Ritter moved, seconded by Fenske to approve the state auditor's office lease from the current location to the space vacated by the Human Services Accounting Department on the lower level of the 1939 addition of the Government Center. All voted in favor.
Ritter moved, seconded by Fenske to approve sending Mark Goodenow to Washington D.C. from March 2, 2010 through March 3, 2010 and to cover travel expenses. All voted in favor.
Ritter moved, seconded by Goodenow to pay $2,500 for the rural Minnesota energy board dues. All voted in favor.
Reviewed Meeting Schedule
Ritter moved, seconded by Goodenow to adjourn until March 2, 2010. All voted in favor.
Rodney Stensrud, Chairman
Attest: Loren Stomberg
Lyon County Administrator