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MEEKER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MINUTES Aug. 3, 2010
The Meeker County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on August 3, 2010, at the Meeker County Courthouse, in the City of Litchfield, Minnesota. Call to order was at 8:30 a.m. by Chairman Wally Strand.
Present: Commissioners - Wally Strand, Dave Gabrielson, Amy Wilde, Jim Swenson and Roney Kutzke, County Auditor Barbara Loch and County Administrator Paul Virnig.
Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Kutzke to approve minutes for July 3, 13 and 20, 2010, as corrected to have July 6, 2010, minutes change amount from $39,000 to $18,000 on Federal Boat and Water Safety Enforcement Grant. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Wilde to amend agenda to include forfeit property issues and Koronis Project Update. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Kutzke to request demolition cost information regarding Grove City forfeit property and report to board in two weeks. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Wilde to allow David & Nancy Stueber to repurchase forfeited property at 451 Milky Way South in Cosmos provided full payment of property taxes, interest and penalties is received on or before August 13, 2010. Commissioners Gabrielson, Strand, Swenson and Wilde voted “Yes”. Commissioner Kutzke abstained.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Gabrielson to adopt the following resolution: WHEREAS the County Board of Commissioners of the County of Meeker, State of Minnesota, desires to offer for sale certain parcels of land that have forfeited to the State of Minnesota for non-payment of taxes, and
WHEREAS, said parcels of land have been viewed by the County Board of Commissioners and have been classified as non-conservation lands as provided for in Minnesota Statutes 282.01.
NOW, THERFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Meeker County Board of Commissioners hereby certify that all parcels of land listed below have been viewed and comply with the provisions of Minnesota Statutes 85.012; 92.461; 282.01, Subd. 8; and 282.018; and other statutes that require the withholding of tax-forfeited lands from sale.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Meeker County Board of Commissioners hereby request approval from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for the sale of said lands.
PID# 10-0239000 That part of the South 50 feet of the North 450 feet of Lot 5, lying West of County Highway, Section 22, Township 121, Range 30, Meeker County, Minnesota.
PID #20-0020000 Lots Twelve (12), and Thirteen (13), Block Two (2), Townsite of Cedar Mills, according to the plat on file and of record in the office of the County Recorder in and for Meeker County, Minnesota.
PID #20-0021000 Lots Fourteen (14), Fifteen (15), Sixteen (16), Seventeen (17), Eighteen (18), Nineteen (19), and Twenty (20), Block Two (2), Townsite of Cedar Mills, according to the plat on file and of record in the office of the County Recorder in and for Meeker County, Minnesota.
PID #21-0229000 Lot 6, Block 4, Lietzaus First Addition to the Village of Cosmos
PID #23-0816000 Outlot A in Summit Hills, City of Dassel, according to the plat on file and of record in the office of the County Recorder in and for Meeker County, Minnesota
PID #25-0008000 Lot Eleven (11) and the West One-Half (W „) of Lot Ten (10), in Block One (1), of the Town of Swede Grove, now City of Grove City, Meeker County, Minnesota. Motion carried unanimously. Resolution declared adopted. #2010-23
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Kutzke to approve Certificate of County Board for Classification of Forfeited Lands for the above six properties. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Strand, seconded by Kutzke to approve a resolution to appoint Land Commissioners to assist in the duties in making classifications and appraisals for forfeited land. Motion carried unanimously. Resolution declared adopted.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Wilde to adopt the following resolution: BE IT RESOLVED by the board for the County of Meeker, Minnesota, that: 1. The Meeker County Board of Commissioners approve making application for Help America Vote Act (HAVA) operating grant funds; 2. The Chair of the County Board and the County Auditor/Clerk are authorized to execute the application on behalf of the county. Motion carried unanimously. Resolution declared adopted. #2010-21
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Kutzke to approve accounts payable as follows: General Revenue Fund $98,386.76 Road & Bridge Fund 21,042.69 County Park Fund 40,057.19 Solid Waste-Transfer 429.10 County Nurse Fund 1,177.57 Family Services Bldg Fund 2.807.21 Capital Projects Fund 33,213.17 Ditch Fund 2,347.17 State Collections Fund 240.00 County Hospital Fund 182,153.76 Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Wilde, seconded by Swenson to approve first amendment to the Land Lease agreement with Midwest Wireless Communications LLC d/b/a Verizon Wireless. Motion carried unanimously.
With no further business, motion by Swenson, seconded b Gabrielson, the board adjourned at 9:27 a.m. The next meeting of the County board will be on August 10, 2010, at 8:30 a.m. in the County Board meeting room, Meeker County Courthouse.
MEEKER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MINUTES Aug. 10, 2010
The Meeker County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on August 10, 2010, at the Meeker County Courthouse, in the City of Litchfield, Minnesota. Call to order was at 8:30 a.m. by Chairman Wally Strand.
Present: Commissioners - Wally Strand, Dave Gabrielson, Amy Wilde, Jim Swenson and Roney Kutzke, County Auditor Barbara Loch and County Administrator Paul Virnig.
Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Kutzke to amend printed agenda to include Park issues and VFW temporary license request. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Swenson to amend campground host agreement with Marty and Ann Bush to approve $400 per month compensation for extra time and duties performed with payments made August 15, September 15 and October 15, 2010. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Strand, seconded by Wilde to approve interim use permit, as recommended by the Planning Commission, for Dennis Beith to have a maximum of two (2) animal units on a residential building site in the R-2 Rural Residential District with conditions as outlined. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Kutzke to approve interim use permit, as recommended by the Planning Commission, for B. McNamara, Inc. for concrete/bituminous recycling in an A-1 Agricultural Preservation District with conditions as outlined, and to mine, process, and crush gravel with conditions. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Kutzke to transfer $250,000 from Debt Service Fund to Highway Fund. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Strand, seconded by Gabrielson to approve 3.2 temporary “on sale” permit for Watkins Sportsmen’s event on September 5, 2010. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Strand to approve renewal of “Off” and “On” sale 3.2 licenses for Manannah Hilltop Tavern. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Wilde to approve temporary one day “On-sale” liquor license for VFW Post 2818 for event on September 11, 2010, at Darwin Rod & Gun Club property. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Swenson to approve schedule change for Koronis Pedestrian Trail to October 22, 2010, for substantial completion and October 30, 2010, for final completion on project. Motion carried unanimously.
It being 9:00 a.m., the board conducted a Public Hearing on the Highway Department seven-year construction Program. After hearing all comments, board chair Strand closed the hearing at 9:10 a.m.
With no further business, motion by Gabrielson, seconded b Kutzke, the board adjourned at 9:55 a.m. The next meeting of the County board will be on August 17, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. in the County Board meeting room, Meeker County Courthouse.
MEEKER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MINUTES Aug. 17, 2010
The Meeker County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on August 17, 2010, at the Meeker County Courthouse, in the City of Litchfield, Minnesota. Call to order was at 10:00 a.m. by Chairman Wally Strand.
Present: Commissioners - Wally Strand, Dave Gabrielson, Amy Wilde, Jim Swenson and Roney Kutzke, County Auditor Barbara Loch and County Administrator Paul Virnig.
Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Gabrielson to amend printed agenda to include 2009 State Homeland Security Grant. Motion carried unanimously.
The following employees were recognized for years of service: Taylor Fenrich, Deputy Sheriff - 5 years Donald Schmidt, Deputy Sheriff - 5 years Jared Taber, Probation Officer - 10 years Linda Boedigheimer, Payroll/Property Records Clerk - 20 years Ann Jensen, Part-time Public Health Nurse - 30 years
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Kutzke to approve change from .8 to full time status for Pam Bagley effective September 1, 2010. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Swenson to adopt the following resolution: BE IT RESOLVED, by Meeker County that the County enter into the attached Grant Contract with the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) to conduct the following Program: County Veterans Service Operational Improvement Grant Program. The grant must be used to enhance operations of the County Veterans Service Office under Minn. Stat. 197.608 Subd. 4(a), and should not be used to supplant or replace other funding. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Meeker County Board of Commissioners that Charles Unterberger, the Veterans Service Office, be authorized to execute the attached Grant Contract for the above-mentioned Program on behalf of the County. Motion carried unanimously. Resolution declared adopted.
Sheriff Jeff Norlin announced that the department has been selected to received the prestigious 2010 International Association of Chiefs of Police/Sprint Excellence in Law Enforcement Research Award.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Wilde to approve out-of-state travel for two representatives from the Sheriff’s Office to travel to Orlando, Florida in October to receive the Excellence in Law Enforcement Research Award, also noting that roundtrip travel and hotel accommodations are at no cost to the county. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Gabrielson to enter grant contract for 2009 Homeland Security Grant Program to acquire communication equipment for operations on the ARMER system in the amount of $175,000 for infrastructure and $40,000 for Subscriber Radios. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Kutzke to request two estimates for all costs related to the demolition and removal of the forfeited property at 108 Atlantic Avenue West, Grove City, including estimates on asbestos removal. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Kutzke to approve accounts payable as follows: General Revenue Fund $74,852.66 Road & Bridge Fund 69,778.53 County Park Fund 67,562.55 Solid Waste-Transfer 1,120.77 Regional Library Fund 51,708.00 County Nurse Fund 7,069.04 Family Services Bldg Fund 1,759.71 Capital Projects Fund 82,054.09 Tax Forfeit Property Fund 30.03 County Hospital Fund 400,493.71 Motion carried unanimously.
With no further business, motion by Swenson, seconded by Strand, the board adjourned at 10:40 a.m. The next meeting of the County board will be on September 7, 2010, at 8:30 a.m. in the County Board meeting room, Meeker County Courthouse. The above minutes are subject to revision or change. The Official minutes of the Commissioner’s Proceedings are on file in the County Auditor’s Office and may be reviewed during normal business hours, M-F, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Sept. 27, 2010.

PUBLIC NOTICECity of DasselSpecial Meeting
The Dassel City Council will conduct a Special Meeting on Monday, September 27th, 2010 at 6:00pm for the consideration of the following issues:
1. 2011 Budget Issues
Any interested parties are encouraged to attend the meeting if they wish to hear the discussion or for their comments to be heard.
This meeting will be conducted and held at the Dassel City Hall located: 460 3rd Street, Dassel, MN
This special meeting is duly called by order of the Dassel City Council.
Myles Mc Grath
Administrator-Clerk/Treasurer
City of Dassel
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Sept. 27, 2010.