Members present: Seeboth, Berg, Guggisberg,
Lochner and Potter, along with County Administrator
Enter and County Attorney Olson.
M/Berg, S/Seeboth, to accept the Minutes of 6-24-
08 and authorize publication of the Synopsis of same,
M/Guggisberg, S/Potter, to accept the 6-17-08
County Board of Equalization Minutes and authorize
publication of same, carried.
M/Seeboth, S/Guggisberg, to authorize the pay-ment
of General Government claims in the amount of
M/Berg, S/Potter, to authorize ten (10) Drainage
Ditch Repair Requests, carried.
M/Guggisberg, S/Seeboth, to approve the Min-nesota
Department of Public Safety Alcohol and
Gambling Enforcement Division Renewal Application
for Optional 2:00 AM Liquor License by City Limits of
Sleepy Eye, Inc, carried.
M/ Guggisberg, S/Berg, to approve regular
employee status for Kelsie Powers, Social Worker-Adult
Mental Health; Laura Dittrich, Assessment
Technician; and Dale Holtz, Ditch Inspector, carried.
M/Berg, S/Potter, to accept the low quote received
in the amount of $19,075.60 from Miesen's Color
Center, Springfield, for completion of the Courthouse
and 1976 Courthouse Addition Exterior Painting Pro-ject,
and authorize the Board Chair and Administrator
to sign a contract with the selected contractor based
on the exterior painting project specifications, carried.
An additional quote was received from Mike's Colli-sion
& Sandblasting, New Ulm; and Karr Tuckpointing
provided a proposal last fall.
M/Seeboth, S/Guggisberg, to approve the Brown
County Regional Cooperative Economic Develop-ment
Plan Memorandum of Understanding, carried.
M/Guggisberg, S/Seeboth, to set a date for open-ing
of bids for the jail food services at 10:00 AM on 8-
19-08 at the County Board Meeting, carried.
M/Seeboth, S/Potter, to approve the Railroad Sig-nals
& Gates Agreement No. 90987 Between Brown
County; the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad,
Inc.; and the Commissioner of Transportation, State
of Minnesota for the CSAH 27 Rail Safety Improve-ment
Project in Sleepy Eye; and authorize the Board
Chairman and County Administrator to sign same on
behalf of Brown County, carried.
M/Berg, S/Lochner, to approve Res. No. 2008-14
supporting the Railroad Signals & Gates Agreement
No. 90987 for the CSAH 27 Rail Safety Improvement
Project in Sleepy Eye, carried.
M/Guggisberg, S/Potter, to accept and file the fol-lowing
Highway Department Monthly Update: 2008
Construction Projects Update; Future Construction
Projects Update; Maintenance Projects Update, car-ried.
M/Seeboth, S/Guggisberg, to approve Res. No.
2008-15 granting the Wetland Administrator authority
to make decisions on behalf of the County regarding
the Wetland Conservation Act and enforcement
actions that may need to be taken, carried.
M/Seeboth, S/Potter, to approve a Public Health
Department cash account in the amount of $50.00 to
be used for client change for Family Planning
($25.00) and Immunizations ($25.00), carried.
M/Seeboth, S/Berg, to accept and file the report of
revised departmental budget estimates for 2008,
including adjustments in disbursements and revenue,
based on present and expected experience for this
year in the Public Health Department, carried.
M/Guggisberg, S/Potter, to approve the appoint-ment
of Eric Starke, contingent on the passage of the
pre-employment physical and background check, as
a Regular PT Juvenile Crew Leader at the hourly rate
of $15.8951 (Grade XI, Entry) with an effective date
of 7-15-08, carried.
M/Berg, S/Potter, to approve ratification of termi-nation
of Linda Soukup as a Regular PT Extension
Program Assistant effective 7-3-08 and authorize
posting the vacated position according to
contract/policy; and also approve ratification of tem-porary
use of Manpower Temporary Services during
the interim effective 7-7-08, carried.
M/Guggisberg, S/Berg, to approve the appoint-ment
of Randee Nohl to the FT Deputy Sheriff posi-tion
at the annual salary of $42,001.00 (Grade XV,
Entry) with a projected start date of 7-28-08 and post-ing
the vacated position of Reg. PT Deputy
Sheriff/Court Security according to policy, carried.
Correspondence C-1 thru C-17 were accepted and
Guggisberg reported on MRCI; and Seeboth
reported on Law Library matters.
Calendars were coordinated for the next two week
There being no further business, Chairman Lochn-er
adjourned the Meeting at 10:35 AM.
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8, 2008, are on file in the County Administrator's
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