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SYNOPSIS OF COUNTY BOARD MEETING

February 2, 2010

February 2, 2010
The Journal

SYNOPSIS OF COUNTY BOARD MEETING

February 2, 2010

Members present: Seeboth, Berg, Dove, Lochner,

and Potter, along with Administrator Enter and

County Attorney Hinnenthal.

M/Lochner, S/Potter, to accept the Minutes of

1-26-10 and authorize publication of the Synopsis

of same, carried.

M/Berg, S/Lochner, to authorize the payment

of General Government claims in the amount of

$191,991.21, carried.

M/Lochner, S/Berg, to set the date for the

County Board of Appeal & Equalization for 1:00

PM on 6-15-10 in Commissioner Room 204 of

the Brown County Courthouse and recess the

meeting until 7:00 PM on 6-17-10 for the followup

session, with appointments at either session,

carried.

M/Berg, S/Potter, to approve the request of

Medical Leave of Absence for FT MW II Fred

Gareis for up to one month beyond FMLA which

is scheduled to end 2-4-10, carried.

M/Lochner, S/Potter, to approve the

appointment of Stacey Pribyl to the FT Office

Manager Probation position at the annual salary

of $36,121 (Grade XI, Step 2) effective 2-22-10,

carried.

M/Dove, S/Lochner, to authorize filling the

vacancy created in the Support Enforcement Aide

position by adding a fifth Child Support Officer

position according to policy in its place, carried.

M/Potter, S/Dove, to approve the appointment

of Greg Palmer to the FT Dispatcher position

at the annual salary of $36,474 (Grade XI, Step

2) with a projected start date of status change

from PT to FT 2-11-10 with his anniversary date

remaining at 1-14-08 and future step movement

being in conjunction with this date, carried.

M/Berg, S/Potter, to appoint Joy Hoffman as

the FT WIC Coordinator/MCH PHN at the annual

salary of $50,881 (Grade XVI, Step 4) contingent

on passage of the pre-placement physical and

with a projected effective date of 3-4-10, carried.

M/Potter, S/Dove, to approve Res. No. 2010-

06 Supporting Safety and Capacity Improvements

along Trunk Highway 15 from St. Cloud to

Fairmont, carried.

M/Berg, S/Potter, to authorize partial retainage

release in the amount of $58,948.37 for the SP

08-611-18 Project (replacement of bridge #7090

and associated approach grading on CSAH 11

over the Cottonwood River using federal and state

funding) to prime contractor Minnowa, carried.

At 9:30 AM, DNR Area Wildlife Manager

Redwood Falls Jeff Zajac met with the County

Board to continue review of a proposed land

acquisition by the State of Minnesota from

Pheasants Forever for inclusion into the state's

Wildlife Management Area (WMA) system and

a Resolution (tabled from the 12-15-09 County

Board Meeting) regarding the description of

proposed lands to be acquired by the state for

water and wildlife conservation purposes. Also

present were adjacent landowner Dean Domeier,

Dan Braulick, David Mack, and Jeff Schmid.

The need for an appropriate buffer area from

the proposed hunting lands to Mr. Domeier's

residential property was also reviewed. M/Potter,

S/ Lochner, to again table the consideration

of a proposed land acquisition by the State of

Minnesota from Pheasants Forever for inclusion

into the state's Wildlife Management Area

(WMA) system in Mulligan Township to provide

additional time for Pheasants Forever to work

with landowner Dean Domeier to pursue a

suitable buffer area adjacent to the property of

Mr. Domeier's residence, motion to table carried.

M/Berg, S/Dove, to approve the revised MPCA

Feedlot Program 2009 Annual County Feedlot

Officer & Performance Credit Report (Data for

period 1/1/200912/31/2009), and authorize

Board Chair Seeboth to sign same on behalf of

Brown County and submit to MPCA, carried.

M/Lochner, S/Berg, to approve the MPCA

Feedlot Program 2010-2011 County Feedlot

Program Delegation Agreement and Work Plan,

and authorize Board Chair Seeboth to sign same

on behalf of Brown County and submit to MPCA,

carried.

M/Berg, S/Potter, to approve a Certificate

of Recognition for Jenna Sieve who served as

Cathedral High School Student representative on

the Public Health (PH) Advisory Comm. from Jan.

2008 thru 12-31-09, carried.

M/Potter, S/Dove, to appoint Larissa

LeshovskyCathedral student representative

to the PH Advisory Comm., effective Feb. 2010

through Dec. 2011, carried.

M/Dove, S/Potter, to accept and file the

report on the status of the rental of office space

in Springfield for Brown County PH WIC Clinic

usage, carried.

At 10:22 AM, Chairman Seeboth recessed

the meeting, and thereafter, the Brown County

Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) Board

of Commissioners held its Annual Meeting which

adjourned at 10:33 AM.

M/Lochner, S/Potter, to schedule a public

hearing for 11:00 AM on 2-23-10 for considering

the dissolution of the Brown County HRA,

carried.

M/Lochner, S/Potter, to accept and file the

2009 Year-End (Cash Basis and Unaudited)

Budget Report which reflects activity at 100%

of the budget year as follows: Expenditures

of $26,499,111.79 or 96.4%, and revenues of

$27,231,599.10 or 99.0%; and the 2009 Year-

End Supplemental Budgets Report noting

expenditures of $1,592,293.62 or 99.1%, and

revenues of $1,711,621.92 or 100.2% of budgeted

activity, carried.

Correspondence C-1 thru C-13 were accepted

and filed.

Seeboth reported on the Beyond the Yellow

Ribbon program; Berg reported on Enterprise

North, EMS, South Central MN Radio Board,

the ARMER meeting with Alpha Wireless, and

on MVAC matters; Dove reported on MVAC and

on the recent RC&D meeting that included Trails

Study information; and Potter reported on the

RCRCA meeting of 1-27-10.

Calendars were coordinated for the next two

week period.

There being no further business, Chairman

Seeboth adjourned the Meeting at 11:25 AM.

The Official Minutes of the Regular Meeting

of February 2, 2010 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: cntyadmn@

co.brown.mn.us Home Page Address: www.co.brown.mn.us

 
 

 

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