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March 23, 2010
The Journal


March 23, 2010

Members present: Seeboth, Berg, Dove, Lochner,

and Potter, along with Lay Board Member Mohr.

Also in attendance were Administrator Enter,

County Attorney Hinnenthal, and Family Services

Director Henderson. Lay Board Member Kuster

was excused.

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

of 3-16-10 and authorize publication of the

Synopsis of same, carried.

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

Annual Local Adult Mental Health Advisory

Committee Report which also included a 2009

SCCBI Resource Center Report for Bridge on

Center (BOC); BOC 2009 Goals and Objectives

Report; 2009 Resource Center Report; and

Mental Health Services in Brown County2010,



Brown County Welfare Fraud Report for 1998

2009 and the Brown County Collections Program

Report for the period of 9/94 thru 12/31/09,


M/Lochner, S/Dove, to approve the Brown

County Evaluation Center, Inc. Detox Division

Host County Purchase of Service Agreement

Addendum 1 to the 2010 contract effective 4-1-

10 which changes the way insurance is handled

for clients at the Brown County Evaluation Center

and the per diem rate from $255/day to $320/day,



information on the "Signs of Safety" approach

to Child Protection casework which is a new

philosophy and approach that revolves around a

risk assessment and case planning format that

is meaningful for all the professionals and the

parents and children, carried.


Social Service Case Actions Listing for Feb.

2010, carried.

M/Potter, S/Lochner, to authorize payment

of Family Services Administrative claims in the

amount of $1,225.88, carried.

M/Potter, S/Lochner, to accept Family

Services Correspondence Items #1 thru #2 and

Family Services Consent Agenda Items #1 thru

#11, carried.

At 10:45 AM, Chairman Seeboth convened

a Closed Session to consider Social Services

Payments, whereupon M/Lochner, S/Berg,

to authorize the payment of Social Services

payments in the amount of $246.88, carried. The

Closed Session ended at 10:46 AM.

M/Dove, S/Berg, to approve the Renewal of

Consumption & Display Permit for the Sleepy Eye

Golf Club, Inc. effective 4-1-10, carried.


2009 Annual License Bureau Report, which

noted gross motor vehicle license sales and

gross driver's license sales of $4,560,013.76,

with $4,362,637.76 submitted to the state and

$197,376.00 in fees retained by Brown County,



2010 Monthly Reports of Activity for the Brown

County Sheriff's Dept., carried.

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

following Public Health Update: Statewide

Health Improvement Program (SHIP); H1N1


Staff Changes; Public Health Standards; Health

Care Homes; Adolescent and Adult Vaccination

Campaign; Prescription Drug Program; Spring

MSU Students; Public Health Leadership Institute,


M/Potter, S/Seeboth, to approve revised

Public Health policy/procedures titled: Vision

Statement, Mission Statement, and Guiding

Principles, as recommended by the Brown County

Public Health Advisory Committee, carried.

M/Berg, S/Potter, to authorize the Highway

Engineer to obtain quotes to replace the fuel

dispensing system excluding the tanks at the

Highway Dept., carried.

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

09 authorizing the County Board Chairman to

sign a resolution requesting a State of Emergency


M/Lochner, S/Berg, to approve revisions to

the low interest loan application for the septic

loan program effective this date 3-23-10, carried.

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

10 Authorizing Participation in Planning Process

and Execution of Sub-Grant Agreement with the

Minnesota Dept. of Homeland Security, carried.

M/Berg, S/Dove, to authorize Board Chairman

Seeboth to sign the Letter of Commitment of

Funds on behalf of Brown County that authorizes

staff to participate in the planning process in

order to update the All Hazard Mitigation Plan for

Brown County, carried.

M/Berg, S/Potter, to approve Amendment

to Attachment "A" between the MN Dept. of

Agriculture and Brown County AgBMP Loan

Program-Multiple Lender System Agreement

#M6892 for AgBMP loan funds received for 2010

and authorize Board Chairman Seeboth to sign

same on behalf of Brown County, carried.


update on activities of the Three Rivers RC&D

as presented by Three Rivers RC&D Acting Area

Program Specialist Lisa Buckner, carried.

Correspondence C-1 thru C-14 were accepted


Seeboth reported on the recent Beyond

the Yellow Ribbon meeting; Berg and Lochner

reported on Sioux Trails matters; and Dove and

Potter reported on the recent Brown County

Economic Development Partners, Inc. meeting.

Calendars were coordinated for the next two

week period.

There being no further business, Chairman

Seeboth adjourned the Meeting at 12:03 PM.

The Official Minutes of the Regular Meeting

of March 23, 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@ Home Page Address:



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