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County board minutes

June 26, 2008
The Journal



June 24, 2008

Members present: Seeboth, Berg, Guggisberg,

Lochner and Potter, along with Lay Board Members

Mohr and Kuster. Also in attendance were County

Administrator Enter, County Attorney Olson and Fam-ily

Services Director Henderson.

M/Seeboth, S/Potter, to accept the Minutes of 6-

17-08 and authorize publication of the Synopsis of

same, carried.

M/Berg, S/Seeboth, to include an amount of

$925,000 in the draft 2009 budget, subject to final

budget approval, for out-of-home placements for Pro-bation

and Social Services, carried.

M/Guggisberg, S/Potter, to include an amount of

$10,000 in the draft 2009 budget, subject to final

budget approval, to be split 50/50 between Family

Services and Probation to subsidize the IIP Program

administered through Greater Minnesota Family Ser-vices,


M/Seeboth, S/Berg, to approve the Purchase of

Service Agreement between Brown County Human

Services and Avera McKennan hospitalization con-tract

for 7-1-08 thru 6-30-09 at a rate of $820/day for

Mental Health Services, carried.

M/Berg, S/Potter, to accept and file the Social Ser-vice

Case Actions Listing dated 624-08, carried.

M/Seeboth, S/Guggisberg, to approve the Delega-tion

Agreement and the HIPAA Business Associate

Agreement between Brown County and South Coun-try

Health Alliance (SCHA) effective 7-1-08, carried.

M/Guggisberg, S/Potter, to approve the Contract

Amendment dated 7-1-08 to the Consolidated Chem-ical

Dependency Treatment Fund Purchase of Ser-vice

and Host County Contract with the New Ulm

Medical Center which places a delay on the COLA

increase of 2 percent for the New Ulm Medical Cen-ter

CD Program from July 1 to October 1, carried.

M/Guggisberg, S/Potter, to approve Family Facili-tator

Contracts as amended for the period of 7-1-08

thru 6-30-09 with the following county school districts:

Sleepy Eye School District No. 84; New Ulm School

District No. 88; and Springfield School District No. 85,

M/Seeboth, S/Berg, to authorize the payment of

Family Services administrative claims in the amount

of $3,521.43, carried.

M/Berg, S/Guggisberg, to accept and file Corre-spondence

Items #1 thru #2 and Consent Agenda

Items #1 thru #9, carried.

M/Guggisberg, S/Potter, to accept the resignation

of Jeremy Brennan, FT Deputy Sheriff effective 7-10-

08 and authorize posting the position vacancy

according to contract/policy, carried.

M/Seeboth, S/Berg, to approve final payment in

the amount of $39,471.92 for aggregate crushing for

maintenance gravel, carried.

M/Berg, S/Seeboth, to direct the Emergency Man-agement

Director to accept radio equipment pur-chased

with remaining Region V grant funds and to

place equipment on the county owned tower west of

Sleepy Eye, carried.

M/Guggisberg, S/Berg, to authorize the County

Administrator and Facilities Manager to select the

quote for a replacement HVAC unit from quotes being

pursued at this time to replace a failed unit in the CSB

north area, carried.

M/Seeboth, S/Potter, to accept and file the Janu-ary-

May 2008 Budget Report (Cash Basis and Unau-dited)

which reflects activity at 41.7 percent of the

budget year as follows: expenditures of

$10,716,974.09 or 42.4 percent, and revenues of

$12,200,628.30 or 48.6 percent; and the May 2008

Supplemental Budgets Report noting expenditures of

$555,102.01 or 36.1 percent, and revenues of

$715,889.19 or 52.2 percent of annual budgeted

activity, carried.

Correspondence C-1 thru C-11 were accepted and


Guggisberg reported on the AMC Board Retreat 6-

19/20-08; Seeboth reported on IMMTRACK matters;

and Potter reported on the SWCD meeting on 6-23-


Calendars were coordinated for the next two week


There being no further business, Chairman Lochn-er

declared the Meeting adjourned at 10:54 AM.

The Official Minutes of the Regular Meeting of

June 24, 2008, are on file in the County Administra-tor's

Office and may be viewed during normal busi-ness

hours, M-F, 8AM-5PM. Correspondence and

requests for additional information may be directed to

the County Administrator's E-Mail Address:; Home Page Address:



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