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May 3

Minutes


The Board of County Commissioners of Fillmore County, Minnesota met in special session this 3rd day of May, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioners' Board Room, Fillmore County Courthouse, in the City of Preston.

The following members were present: Commissioners Marc Prestby, Randy Dahl, Duane Bakke, Mitch Lentz, and Harry Root. Also present were: Bobbie Vickerman, Coordinator/Clerk; Jessica Erickson, Director of Nursing; Brenda Pohlman, Health Educator; Ronald Gregg, Highway Engineer; Cristal Adkins, Zoning Administrator; Kristina Kohn, Human Resources Officer; Bonita Underbakke; Michael Jozwiak; Karen Reisner, Fillmore County Journal; and Gretchen Mensink-Lovejoy, Republican-Leader.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

On motion by Bakke and seconded by Lentz, the Board unanimously approved the agenda.

On motion by Root and seconded by Dahl, the Board unanimously approved the following Consent
Agenda:
1. April 26, 2016 County Board minutes, as presented.
2. MN Lawful Gambling (LG220) Non-Profit Premises Permit application for Root River Game Protective League for raffle and tip boards at Lanesboro Gun Club on August 6, 2016.
3. Overnight stay for County Assessor to attend MN Counties Computer Cooperative (MCCC) Conference in Alexandria.
4. Overnight stays for three (3) Property Appraisers to attend Summer Seminar in St. Cloud as recommended by the County Assessor.
5. Overnight stay for Systems Administrator to attend Minnesota County IT Leaders, MNCITLA Summer Conference in Granite Falls.
6. Approve the following street closures for 2016 Preston Trout Days as approved by Sheriff Thomas Kaase and Highway Engineer Ronald Gregg:
a. CSAH #12 from Houston Street to St. Anthony St. from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sat., May 21.
b. CSAH #17 from Hwy. 52 to River St. from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Sat., May 21.
c. CSAH #17 from Main St. to River St. from 9 a.m. Sat., May 21 to 2 a.m. Sun., May 22.
d. CSAH #17 from Fillmore St. to Main St. from 9 a.m. Sat., May 21 to 9 p.m. Sat., May 21.
7. Use of both east and west courthouse parking lots from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 21 for Preston Trout Days events as approved by Building Maintenance Supervisor Schultz.
8. Approve the following street closure for 2016 Harmony 4th of July Celebration
a. 1st Ave SW/County Rd 35 between Center St W and 3rd St SW all day July 4.

On motion by Dahl and seconded by Root, the Board unanimously approved payment of the following Commissioners' warrants:
WARRANTS

The Auditor's warrants were reviewed.

Cristal Adkins, Zoning Administrator, was present.

On motion by Bakke and seconded by Dahl, the following resolution was unanimously adopted:
RESOLUTION 2016-021: Adoption of amendment to the Fillmore County Zoning Ordinance, adding new Section 739, titled Agricultural Tourism Business

Ronald Gregg, Highway Engineer, was present.

On motion by Dahl and seconded by Root, the following resolution was unanimously adopted:
RESOLUTION 2016-022: Reduce project retainage on the City of Peterson Project, SAP 023-625-014

On motion by Root and seconded by Dahl, the Board unanimously approved to advertise for Chevron Sign Project SP 023-070-002 as recommended by the Engineer.

On motion by Dahl and seconded by Root, the Board unanimously approved to advertise for the bridge replacement project on CSAH 23, SP 023-623-026 as recommended by the Engineer.

Bobbie Vickerman, Coordinator/Community Services Director; Jessica Erickson, Director of Nursing; and Brenda Pohlman, Public Health Educator, were present.

On motion by Bakke and seconded by Lentz, the Board unanimously approved to purchase a replacement Veteran Services van from Nelson Auto Center to not to exceed the amount of $24,999 plus associated fees, and authorized to proceed with the second bid from Rochester Ford if the van is no longer available as recommended by the Coordinator/Community Services Director.

Jessica Erickson, Director of Nursing, and Brenda Pohlman, Public Health Educator, reviewed the Toward Zero Death (TZD) grant for the year and the LifeSavers Conference.

On motion by Root and seconded by Lentz, the following resolution was unanimously adopted:
UNNUMBERED RESOLUTION: Toward Zero Death grant for Public Health

On motion by Lentz and seconded by Root, the Board unanimously approved the Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) projects as recommended by the Director of Nursing.

The Citizen's Input portion of the meeting was opened and closed at 9:42 a.m. as no one was present to speak.

On motion by Dahl and seconded by Lentz, the Board unanimously approved to appoint Lantha Stevens to the Area Agency on Aging Committee.

Kristina Kohn, Human Resources Officer, was present.

On motion by Dahl and seconded by Bakke, the Board unanimously approved the hire of temporary summer help, not to exceed sixty-seven (67) days at Grade 1/Step 1 in the Highway Department as recommended by the Highway Engineer.

On motion by Dahl and seconded by Lentz, the Board unanimously approved the addition of Mary Maureen Anderson, Public Health Nurse, to the list of roster nurses in the Community Services- Public Health Division, effective May 4, 2016 at Grade 10/Step 1 as recommended by the Coordinator/Community Services Director.

A review of the calendar was done and the following committee reports and announcements were given:
Lentz – Township meetings and Spring Valley Veterans Home; Dahl/Lentz – Community Services – Presentation Child Protection, Presentation MN Choices, Lifesavers Conference, Veterans Van, Veteran Services Officer is certified to train cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), temporary office support person to help with all three divisions.

Commissioner Bakke was invited to be on the Past Presidents Committee for Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC). He is on the committee list for AMC special groups and appreciates the Board's support to continue working within the Association; Bakke noted that he will be meeting with Fillmore County staff regarding the Buffer and Shoreland ordinance.

On motion by Bakke and seconded by Lentz, the Chair adjourned the meeting at 9:53 a.m.