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SYNOPSIS OF COUNTY BOARD MEETING

November 16, 2010

November 16, 2010
The Journal

Members present: Seeboth, Berg, Lochner, and

Potter along with Administrator Enter and County

Attorney Hinnenthal.

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

11-2-10 and authorize publication of the Synopsis

of same, carried.

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

of General Government claims in the amount of

$154,312.64 as revised, carried.

M/Lochner, S/Potter, to approve ten (10)

Drainage Ditch Repair requests, carried.

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

2010-34 adopting revisions to the Brown

County Investment Policy Section VI. Investment

Parameters regarding maximum maturities which

extends the potential investment term from 5 to

10 years and the statement on diversification

to reflect the new cash management contract,

carried.

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

of Melissa Tietl as the FT Personnel Director at

the annual salary of $50,135.00 (Grade XVII, Step

2) contingent on passage of the pre-placement

physical and with a projected start date of 1-3-11,

carried.

M/Lochner, S/Potter, to approve the

appointment of Joshua Steinbrecher as an

Assistant Brown County Attorney on an unpaid

status effective 11-16-10, carried.

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

October 2010 Budget Report (Cash Basis and

Unaudited) which reflects activity at 83.3%

of the budget year as follows: expenditures

of $22,747,523.32 or 80.0%, and revenues of

$19,248,720.82 or 69.0%; and the October

2010 Supplemental Budgets Report noting

expenditures of $1,078,602.41 or 58.1%, and

revenues of $1,127,824.66 or 60.4% of annual

budgeted activity, carried.

M/Berg, S/Potter, to approve the Language

Assistance Plan for Brown County Heartland

Express to provide public transit services without

discrimination to all persons, including those who

are not proficient in speaking English, carried.

M/Berg, S/Seeboth, to approve per M.S.

631.425 Subd. 5(1) an increase in the Huber work

release fee from $20/day to $22/day effective

1-1-11, and an increase in the out of county

sentenced Huber fee from $40/day to $44/day

effective 1-1-11, carried.

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

October 2010 Monthly Reports of Activity for the

Brown County Sheriff's Dept, carried.

After a power point presentation that provided

an overview of the major aspects of the project,

M/Berg, S/Lochner, to approve the Certificate of

Final Completion and Acceptance with respect to

the Facility Infrastructure and Energy Efficiency

Improvement Project, Trane Project No. S343960,

carried.

M/Lochner, S/Potter, to approve the

Conditional Use Permit (CUP) App. #C-00273 by

Jeff Berg for Sigel Repair (James & Wendy Berg

owner) on property described as NW4 of SE4, Sec.

36T110NR31W, Sigel Twp., for the purpose of

allowing the use of an existing machine shed for

a mechanic repair shop for auto, semi and farm

equipment, with two (2) conditions listed, carried.

M/Lochner, S/Potter, to approve CUP App.

#C-00272 by MR Paving & Excavating (Adeline

Berkner owner) on property described as Lot B of

SW4 & Lot A of SW4, Sec. 9T109NR32W, Stark

Twp., for the purpose of renewing existing CUP

C-00170 to continue to allow use of property for

Gravel Mining/ Extraction, Hot-mix & Crushing

equipment operation in the A-1 Agricultural

Zoning District, with three (3) conditions listed,

carried.

M/Berg, S/Lochner, to approve the CUP App.

#C-00271 by Leon & Renee Kral on property

described as part of SE4, Sec. 17T109NR32W,

Stark Twp., for the purpose of renewing existing

CUP # C-00168 to continue to allow use of gravel

mine to include mining/extraction, crushing & hot

mix plant, with three (3) conditions listed, carried.

M/Potter, S/Berg, to approve the CUP App.

#C-00270 by Roger & Kay Moe on property

described as the NE4 of the NW4 except Outlot

A of, Sec. 23T109NR34W, Burnstown Twp., for

the purpose of renewing existing CUP #C-00167

to allow continued use of gravel mining to include

extraction, crushing and a hot mix plant, with four

(4) conditions listed, carried.

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

App. # C-00269 by Todd & Maureen and Terry

& Michelle Heiderscheidt (Heiderscheidt Digging

Inc.) on property described as the SW4 of NW4

excepting Lots B & C, Sec. 20T109NR32W,

Stark Twp., for the purpose of renewing CUP

# C-00163 to continue to allow use of existing

gravel mining & extraction operation, with three

(3) conditions listed, carried.

M/Berg, S/Seeboth, to approve the CUP

App. # C-00264 by Raymond & Janet Seifert

on property described as W2 of the SW4, Sec.

4-T109N-R31W, Sigel Twp. & parts of the NW4,

Sec. 4-T109N-R31W, Milford Twp., for the

purpose of renewing CUP #C-00173 for existing

gravel mining & extraction operation to include

crushing, screening and a hot mix plant as

needed, with three (3) conditions listed, carried.

M/Berg, S/Lochner, to approve the Final Plat

#P-00121 a single lot split by Frederick Tauer

known as Tauer's Third Subd., on property

described as part of the NE4 Sec. 23T109N

R33W, Leavenworth Twp. Property being platted

is currently a single building site to be split to

allow sale of CRP land proposed south line to

follow CRP, carried.

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

2011 State of MN Board of Water and Soil

Resources Feedlot Water Quality Management

Grant Agreement in the amount of $56,525.00;

designate the Assistant Zoning Administrator as

the authorized representative for this grant; and

authorize the Brown County Board Chairman to

sign same on behalf of Brown County, carried.

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

of Family Services Administrative claims in the

amount of $112,736.70, carried.

Chairman Seeboth convened a Closed

Session to consider Social Services Payments,

whereupon M/Lochner, S/Seeboth, to authorize

the payment of Social Services payments in the

amount of $189,262.35, carried. The Closed

Session ended at 11:00 AM.

M/Lochner, S/Berg, to renew the Contract

with Presentation College to provide clinical

experience for nursing students in Public Health

for the 2010-2011 academic year, carried.

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

following Public Health Update: The Public Health

Standards; School Based Influenza Vaccine Clinic

Update; Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Campaign;

Lead Testing Campaign; Staff Changes; Adult

and Adolescent Immunization Campaign; and

Employee Worksite Wellness Survey, carried.

M/Lochner, S/Potter, to approve the

Memorandum of Understanding between Brown

County and Law Enforcement Labor Services,

Inc., Local No. 98 pertaining to the 10-hour shift

schedule for Dispatchers, carried.

Correspondence C-1 thru C-13 was accepted

and filed.

Berg reported on the Enterprise North meeting

on 11-15-10; and with Lochner on the Building

Committee review of the Lake Hanska County

Park residence and on the MVAC meeting on 11-

15-10; Lochner reported on Detox, SCHA, and

with Potter on the Clean Water Partnership; and

Potter reported on the Minnesota River Board

and RCRCA.

Calendars were coordinated for the next two

week period.

There being no further business, Chairman

Seeboth adjourned the Meeting at 11:53 AM.

The Official Minutes of the Regular Meeting of

November 16, 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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