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SYNOPSIS OF COUNTY BOARD MEETING

November 23, 2010

November 23, 2010
The Journal

Members present: Seeboth, Berg, Lochner, and

Potter along with Lay Board Members Kuster

and Mohr. Also in attendance were Administrator

Enter, County Attorney Hinnenthal, and Family

Services Director Henderson.

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

of 11-16-10 and authorize publication of the

Synopsis of same, carried.

M/Berg, S/Lochner, to schedule a Closed

Session for labor negotiation strategy planning

to be held in the Commissioners Room 204 of

the Brown County Courthouse, New Ulm, MN

at approximately 1:25 PM this date 11-23-10 for

the AFSCME Highway Collective Bargaining Unit

pursuant to MS 13D.03, carried.

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

Employment Services Employment & Training

and Support Work Contract 2011 Agreement with

MRCI and with Minnesota Valley Action Council,

carried.

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

County Evaluation Center, Inc. Detox Division

Host County Purchase of Service Agreement for

detoxification services in 2011, carried.

M/Berg, S/Lochner, to approve the 2011

Purchase of Service Agreement with Sioux Trails

Mental Health Center, carried.

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

Service Agreement Greater MN Family Services

and Brown County Family Services (Fiscal Host)

For Family Group Decision Making Services (1-

1-11 thru 12-31-11) that provides a state pass

through contract grant in the amount of $58,845

from DHS for Brown, Sibley, Watonwan, Blue

Earth and Nicollet Counties, carried.

M/Lochner, S/Potter, to approve the Purchase

of Service Agreement Greater MN Family Services

and Brown County Family Services (BCFS) For

Family Group Decision Making Services (1-1-11

thru 12-31-11) that requires Brown County to

provide a share of 1/5 of the residual cost for the

five counties involved in the amount of $6,996.40

for 2011, carried.

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

2009 Out-of-Home Placement Statistics Report,

carried.

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

Service Case Actions Listing for October 2010,

carried.

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

Home and Community-Based Waiver Services

Contracts with Habilitative Services, Inc. and

with MBW Company for CY 2011, carried.

M/Potter, S/Lochner, to approve the Greater

MN Family Services Connection CADI Home and

Community-Based Waiver Services Contract for

CY 2011, carried.

M/Potter, S/Seeboth, to approve the purchase

of a Canon Color Copier IRC3480 from Riverbend

Business Products in the amount of $6,295 with

the Network Fax/Inner 2 way tray in the amount

of $675 (plus sales tax and maintenance plan),

with 85% of the cost provided by state funding

and the additional 15% would be a local share

generated from service fares, carried. An

additional quote was received from Metro Sales,

Inc. for a Ricoh MPC3300 Color Copier with the

fax option.

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

Management for Human Services (CMHS)

Services Agreement with Trimin Systems, Inc. to

provide computer support services for Integrated

Financial Systems, Agency Collection System,

and Social Welfare System to BCFS for 2011-

2015, carried, with Seeboth dissenting.

M/Potter, S/Lochner, to approve showing on

local community cable television networks the

30-minute county produced video that explains

the services that are provided at BCFS, carried.

M/Lochner, S/Potter, to approve the following

computer hardware and software purchases:

APC Uninterruptible Power Supply in the total

amount of $4,643.63 from Buy.com; One (1)

Dell Precision T3500 workstation in the state

contract total amount of $1,509.82; One (1)

Lenovo ThinkPad X201 tablet/laptop from SHI

in the state contract total amount of $2,827.91;

Retain Software including maintenance and

installation in the total amount of $6,652.97; GIS

software license upgrades in the total amount

of $4,996.41; and GIS ESRI Spatial Analysis

License in the total amount of $2,271.09, for a

total amount of $22,901.83 (includes sales tax),

carried. An additional quote was received from

Dell for a APC Smart UPS.

M/Berg, S/Seeboth, to authorize payment

of Family Services administrative claims in the

amount of $6,673.93, carried.

M/Lochner, S/Potter, to accept Family

Services Consent Agenda Items #1 thru #6,

carried.

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 $26,580.95, carried. The Closed

Session ended at 11:42 AM.

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

of a Panasonic Toughbook 19 table/laptop in

the amount of $4,518.19 (includes sales tax)

from www.ocruggedlaptops.com and a GPS

camera that includes GIS software to be used on

computers for mapping purposes in the amount

of $1,693.95 (plus sales tax) from Compass Tools,

with funding provided by Region V grant funds,

carried. An additional quote was received for a

Panasonic Toughbook 19 rugged tablet/laptop

from www.toughonline.com.

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

Committee recommendation to direct the Park

Coordinator to obtain quotes for a replacement

manufactured home approximately 28'x32'

(quotes to include installation of new home with

support piers and removal of existing home) to be

placed at Lake Hanska County Park, carried.

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

proposal in the amount of $7,132 for assistance

as needed in the development of the 2010

Brown County Sanitary Landfill Annual Report

as required by the Minnesota Pollution Control

Agency and authorize Board Chairman Seeboth

to sign same on behalf of Brown County, carried.

At 11:57 AM, Chairman Seeboth recessed the

Regular Meeting for lunch.

At 1:15 PM, Chairman Seeboth reconvened

the Regular Meeting.

M/Berg, S/Lochner, to approve Res. No.

2010-35 setting the time frames for the Special

Election to be held to elect a Commissioner for

Brown County Commissioner District #3, noting

filings shall open on 12-14-10 and close on 12-

28-10; the primary election if required on 1-25-11;

and the special election on 2-17-11, carried.

M/Lochner, S/Potter, to approve to post a

vacancy for a Temporary Facilities Operator

CSB in order to fill the hours left vacated due to

the continued medical leave under FMLA of the

Facilities Operator CSB for an estimated four

hours per day until the FT Facilities Operator CSB

is able to return to his position on a full time basis,

carried.

M/Berg, S/Seeboth, to grant a leave of

absence for Barb Buboltz, Intermittent PT Bailiff,

for the time period of 12-6-10 through 3-23-11,

carried.

At 1:27 PM, Chairman Seeboth convened a

Closed Session for Labor Negotiation Strategy

Planning pursuant to M.S.13D.03 for the AFSCME

Highway Collective Bargaining Unit. This session

was attended by Commissioners Seeboth,

Berg, Lochner, and Potter along with County

Administrator Enter, County Attorney Hinnenthal,

and Personnel Director Crabtree. The Closed

Session adjourned at 1:33 PM.

M/Potter, S/Seeboth, to schedule a

public hearing for 11:30 AM on 12-28-10 for

miscellaneous fees additions/revisions pursuant

to MS 373.41, carried.

M/Potter, S/Seeboth, to authorize Brown

County's representative to RCRCA to sign

Addendum No. 3 to the RCRCA Joint Powers

Agreement on behalf of Brown County, which

extends the effective period of said Joint Powers

Agreement to 6-30-13, carried.

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

proposed 2011 budget and levy information for

presentation at the public hearing scheduled for

6:00 PM on Wednesday 12-1-10 in the District

Courtroom of the Brown County Courthouse,

carried.

M/Lochner, S/Potter, to approve the 2011

Departmental Conference Schedules and

Association/Membership dues listing, carried.

The County Board completed an initial review

of the 2011 Committee Memberships and by

consensus, agreed to further review the draft

listing at a future County Board meeting.

Correspondence C-1 thru C-6 were accepted

and filed.

Calendars were coordinated for the next two

week period.

There being no further business, Chairman

Seeboth adjourned the Meeting at 2:45 PM.

The Official Minutes of the Regular Meeting of

November 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@

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

 
 

 

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