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August 4, 2009

August 4, 2009
The Journal

Members present: Seeboth, Berg, Dove, Lochner, and Potter along with County Administrator Enter and County Attorney Olson.

M/Potter, S/Lochner, to accept the Minutes of 7-21-09 as amended and authorize publication of the Synopsis of same as amended, carried.

M/Dove, S/Potter, to accept and file the STS Quarterly Report for the 2nd Quarter of 2009 noting an estimated market value of the labor on completed projects in the amount of $39,640; fines worked off in the amount of $30,652; and a total of 2,704 hours worked this quarter by crew members, carried.

M/Berg, S/Dove, to authorize the purchase of a HP LaserJet P4015 Printer with envelope feeder & extra tray in the state contract amount of $2,569.28 (sales tax included) for the Probation Dept. with funding provided by Offender Supervision Fees, carried.

M/Lochner, S/Potter, to approve the Minnesota Voyager Fleet Program Request to Participate Contracts with the Brown County Probation Dept. and with the Brown County Family Services Dept., and authorize the Probation Director, Family Services Director, and County Administrator to sign same on behalf of Brown County, carried. It should be noted the Wright Company who participated in the Minnesota State CVP gas card program was recently purchased by Voyager Fleet Program who is the new state contract vendor participating in the CVP Member Program.

M/Potter, S/Berg, to approve the Lease Agreement between Brown County and Crime Victim Services, Inc. for space in the Probation Building for the period of 7-1-09 thru 6-30-11, with the Board Chair and Probation Director authorized to sign said agreement, carried.

M/Berg, S/Dove, to approve renewal of the Adult Basic Education Cooperative Contract with Mankato Life Lines Consortium and Brown County for the period of 7-1-09 thru 6-30-10, with said contract providing a General Education Degree (GED) Program for inmates at a county cost not-to-exceed $6,329.00, carried.

M/Berg, S/Lochner, to authorize the payment of General Government claims in the amount of $133,839.28, carried.

M/Dove, S/Potter, to authorize publication of the 2008 Annual Brown County Financial Report, carried.

Correspondence C-1 thru C-17 were accepted and filed.

Berg reported on the SHIP meeting on 7-31-09 and on the Enterprise North meeting on 8-3-09; Lochner reported on SCHA matters; Dove reported on the Minnesota River Board Annual Meeting last week; and Seeboth reported on the AMC Health and Human Services meeting; the Hermann Celebration on 9-18/20-09; and on the Highway 14 Partnership.

M/Berg, S/Potter, to approve the appointment of Robin Frisch as FT Financial Worker Spanish in the Family Services Dept. at the annual salary of $34,921.00 (Grade XI, Step 1) contingent on passage of a pre-placement physical and background check and with a projected start date of 8-17-09, carried.

Calendars were coordinated for the next two week period.

M/Berg, S/Potter, to accept and file the following Highway Dept. Monthly Update: 2009 Construction Projects Update; Maintenance Projects Update, carried.

M/Potter, S/Lochner, to approve the School Health Nursing Service Agreement between Brown County Public Health and Springfield School District #85 for the 2009-2010 School Year, carried.

M/Berg, S/Dove, to approve the Agreement Letter for Services with Enterprise North, Inc. to perform the shredding for Brown County Public Health at the rate of $7.55 per hour and authorize the PH Director to sign same on behalf of Brown County, carried.

M/Dove, S/Lochner, to accept and file the following Public Health Update: Statewide Health Improvement Project (SHIP); Emergency Preparedness; Advisory Committee Meeting minutes 6-10-09; H1N1 Novel Influenza; Federal Stimulus Dollars and Vaccine; School Contracts; Family Planning Clinic; Car Seat Campaign; Emergency Preparedness Grant for 2009-2010; Technology Infrastructure; Community Health Assessment and Action Plans (CHAAP); Monthly Radio Spot; Heart of New Ulm Outreach; New Logo; Student Program; NACO Drug Card, carried.

There being no further business, Chairman Seeboth adjourned the Meeting at 10:42 AM.

The Official Minutes of the Regular Meeting of August 4, 2009 are on file in the County Administrator's Office and may be viewed during normal business 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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