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UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES
I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION
7:00 PM REGULAR BOARD MEETING, MAY 26, 2011
DASSEL-COKATO BOARD ROOM
In partnership with our communities, Dassel-Cokato Public Schools will provide all learners opportunities designed to maximize their potential and promote lifelong learning.
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 466 (Dassel-Cokato, Minnesota) was duly held in the Dassel-Cokato Board Room, Cokato, Minnesota, on Thursday, May 26, 2011.
Board Chairman Kevin Bjork called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
The following members were present: Clemen, Tormanen, Bender, McConkey, Linder and Bjork. The following were absent: none. Members of the administration and public were also present.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Linder, seconded by Bender, accepting the agenda as printed. Motion carried unanimously.
Kaysha Beckermann received the April Russell A. Johnson Courtesy and Respect Award, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Beckermann of Dassel.
Alex Webster received the May Russell A. Johnson Courtesy and Respect Award, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Webster of Cokato.
Motion by Tormanen, seconded by McConkey, approving payment of bills as presented including payroll, hand payables and contingency totaling $1,756,096.34. Motion carried unanimously. (A complete list of bills is available from the District Office for review.)
Communications/Open Forum: None
Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC) Report: Board Chair Bjork reported on the May CAC meeting which included recognition of outgoing members and reports from the principals.
Technology Report: None
MAWSECO Report: Vice Chair Tormanen reported on the 5-24 MAWSECO meeting which included: Trek, summer facilities move, cash flow, staffing, summer programs
Community Education Report: Board Member Clemen reported on the 5/5 meeting which included: upcoming PAC programs, community theatre, Charger Kids Club, ECFE, Fall pre-school, screening, craft fair, woods project, budget, summer brochure, officer election, best of 12
Business Manager’s Report: Business Manager Palmer reported expenditures are in line with budget through the end of the eleventh month of the fiscal year.
Superintendent’s Report: Superintendent Powers reported on High School test scores and gave a legislative update.
Activities/Community Education Director’s Report: Director Thinesen reported on: registration, fund balance spend down, fine arts showcase, sub-section track, spring conference standings, athletic banquet, WCC, MSHSL changes
Student Representative Report: Student Rep. Benda reported on Spring Sports
DCRISC – Board Chair Bjork reported that the DCRISC received building permits and is drilling a well
SEE: Board Clerk Bender reported on the 5-20-11 SEE General Membership Meeting which included a report from the state demographer and economist.
Motion by Clemen, seconded by McConkey approving all consent items 9.1 through 9.4, which included approval of the minutes from the April 28, 2011 Regular Board Meeting and the May 9, 2011 Special Board Meeting. Approval of Wire transfers made on April 29th for $625,000, May 10th for $75,000, May 13th for $530,000 and May 16th for $190,000. Personnel Items Approved: Employment of Michael Smith as the Middle School Music Instructor and High School jazz band director, Employment of Johanna Hanneman as a .18 FTE 7th Grade Social Studies and .18 FTE 7th grade Science Instructor, Employment of Eric Sawatzke as the High School Ag Instructor and the FFA Advisor, Employment of Ashley Kelly as the Middle School 6th grade Instructor, Approval of a lane changes for Todd Heinonen from BA to BA+15, for Brice Berggren from BA+30 to MA, for Melissa Rudebusch from BA+30 to MA, for Rachel Franklin from BA+30 to MA and Retirement/Resignation of Marilyn Howk as District Transportation Coordinator effective October 31, 2011, Approval of an Unpaid Leave of Absence for Jim Stang for the 2011-2012 school year, Employment of Zach Holm as the Bus/Van Maintenance Assistant, Assignment of Fall Musical Director and One Act Play Director to Bob Kampa, and Resignation of Steve Haataja as Assistant Football Coach. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Clemen, seconded by McConkey accepting donations from Mike Lhotka, $100 to the High School Student Support fund, the family of Lanette Erickson, a bench to be used outside the nurse’s office in the Middle School, Cokato Nursery & Landscaping Inc, flowers and shrubs for the awards program, baccalaureate and commencement, Laurie Nelson through Wells Fargo Community Support, $250 for Dassel Elementary, Joel & Kelly Hillman, $105.50 for the Pro Dads Breakfast in April and May, the following donated to Dassel Elementary for the 1st grade bike rally:
Cokato Lions Club $200
Dassel-Cokato PTA $50
Peterson Pharmacy $50
Charger Chiropractic $50
Cokato Motors $100
BW Systems Inc. (St Paul) $100
Cokato Dassel Rotary Club – new bike helmets
Meeker Memorial Clinic – bottled water
Stritesky Trucking $25
Dassel Elementary staff $15
Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Tormanen approving changes to policy #714 Fund Balances. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Linder, seconded by Clemen, approving the 2011-2012 Capital Plan. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Linder, seconded by McConkey, approving the Kindergarten Boost concept pending final approval of the 2011-12 budget. Motion carried unanimously.
Activities Director Thinesen presented changes to policies 564 Student Extra/Co-Curricular Participation & DC Participation Policy 07-08 and 566 Academic Eligibility as a first reading.
Motion by Tormanen, seconded by Clemen, granting continuing contracts to: Michelle Melquist, Sam Weber, Stacey Doering, Todd Heinonen, Jodi Munson, Katie Erickson, Erin Holbrook, Derek Levno, David Nord. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Linder, seconded by McConkey, extending the 2010-11 goals through the 2011-12 school year. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Clemen, approving membership in the Glacial Lakes Adult Basic Education Consortium from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012. Motion carried unanimously.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:27 PM.
Irene Bender, Clerk
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Published in the Enterprise Dispatch July 11, 2011.

UNOFFICIAL
SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES
I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION
7:00 PM SPECIAL BOARD MEETING,
MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011
DISTRICT BOARD ROOM
COKATO, MN
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a special meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 466 (Dassel-Cokato, Minnesota) was duly held in the District Board Room, Cokato, Minnesota, on Monday, June 13, 2011.
Board Chairman Kevin Bjork called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
The following members were present: Clemen, Tormanen, Bjork, Linder and Bender. The following were absent: McConkey. Members of the community and administration were also present.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Linder, accepting the agenda as printed. Motion carried unanimously.
Business Manager Palmer presented the 2011-12 budget as a first reading.
Motion by Linder, seconded by Tormanen, approving the DCRISC phase 1 plans, construction statement, and affidavit of finances. These approvals are required by the lease agreement between the district and the DCRISC. Motion carried unanimously.
Being no further business the meeting adjourned at 7:53 PM.
Irene Bender, Clerk
This document is available in the following formats upon request: Braille, large print, audio cassette tape, and computer disk. Please call (320-286-4100) for more information or to request a copy.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch July 11, 2011.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES
I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION
7:00 PM REGULAR BOARD MEETING, JUNE 23, 2011
DASSEL-COKATO BOARD ROOM
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 466 (Dassel-Cokato, Minnesota) was duly held in the Dassel-Cokato Board Room, Cokato, Minnesota, on Thursday, June 23, 2011.
Board Chairman Kevin Bjork called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
The following members were present: Clemen, Tormanen, Bender, McConkey, Linder and Bjork. The following were absent: none. Members of the administration and public were also present.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Tormanen, seconded by McConkey, accepting the agenda after changing the date in agenda item 10.4 to 2011-12. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Linder, seconded by Bender, approving payment of bills as presented including payroll, hand payables and contingency totaling $3,576,623.82. Motion carried unanimously. (A complete list of bills is available from the District Office for review.)
Communications/Open Forum: None
Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC) Report: None
Technology Report: None
MAWSECO Report: None
Community Education Report: None
Business Manager’s Report: Business Manager Palmer reported expenditures are in line with budget through the end of the twelfth month of the fiscal year. Business Manager Palmer reported on the insurance policy renewals for the 2011-12 school year.
Superintendent’s Report: Superintendent Powers reported on: completion of ditch project, hiring, and possible state shutdown.
DCRISC – None
SEE: Board Clerk Bender reported on the 6-14-11 Regional meeting which included funding projections and politics
Motion by Clemen, seconded by McConkey approving all consent items 8.1 through 8.5, which included approval of the minutes from the May 26, 2011 Regular Board Meeting and June 13, 2011 Special Board Meeting. Approval of Wire transfers made on May 27th for $175,000, May 31st for $575,000, and June 15th for $2,000,000. Personnel Items Approved: Approval of a lane changes for Kelly Johnson from BA to BA+15, for Christine Bickmann MA to MA+15, for Kristine Mackenthun MA to MA+15, for Sandy Isaacson BA+45 to BA+60, Resignation of Rachel Latt as HS Media Center Paraeducator effective 6/6/11, Resignation of Jessie Dutra as Cokato Elementary Kitchen Assistant effective 6/6/11, Request Approval of 5 weeks of FMLA for Amanda Berg beginning 8/29/11 to 9/30/11, Employment of Michelle Heidt as the Middle School Family and Consumer Science Instructor Long Term Substitute, Employment of Lori Crowe as Dassel Elementary Kdgn Title 1 Paraeducator, Employment of Janel Sherk as Dassel Elementary Special Needs Paraeducator. Approve Transportation Contracts for Mendiola and Volness. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Clemen, seconded by McConkey accepting donations:
From Design & Fabricating Inc, $100 to the bike path
From Dassel-Cokato PTA, $50 for the 1st grade bike unit
From Cokato Dassel Rotary Club, bike helmets for each 1st grade student
From Dan, Jill & Nathaniel Dean, a Keurig coffee maker for Cokato Elem. staff room
From 3M, $250 for Middle School math league and $250 for the Math Counts competition both applied for by Elizabeth Niemela
From an anonymous donor, $385 to purchase books for the Cokato Elem. Media Center
From Bruce Bohnsack Dentistry, $100 to fine arts scholarship
From Dale Lund, $4,000 to purchase a wrestling mat collaboratively with the Wrestling Booster Group
From Wrestling Booster Group, $4,100 to purchase a wrestling mat collaboratively with Dale Lund
Donated to Community Education for the Community Theatre trip to Kansas to perform in the Regional AACT Competition/Festival:
Faribault Foods $250
Accurate Component Sales $250
Mike & Mary Ackerman $50
Heat & Frost Insulators & Allied Workers Local 34, $545
Jon & Jane Ryan $100
Harvey & Glenda Peterson $50
Anonymous $195
Paul’s Auto Works, Inc. $50
Donated to Activities Department for the athletic banquet:
Saunatec $100
Charger Chiropractic $50
Cokato Dairy Queen $100
Cokato Subway $150
First National Bank $50
Benda Corporation $200
Overtime Ink $250
State Bank of Cokato $100
Bernicks Pepsi – donation of water
Viking Coke – donation of water
Red Rooster – donation of water
Marketplace – donation of water
Volleyball Booster Group $100
Basketball Booster Group $100
Girls Swim Booster Group $100
Boys Swim Booster Group $100
Football Booster Group $100
Wrestling Booster Group $100
Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Linder, seconded by Clemen approving changes to policy #564 Student Extra/Co-Curricular Participation & DC Participation Policy 07-08 and #566 Academic Eligibility. Motion carried 5 to 1 with Bender voting against.
Motion by Tormanen, seconded by McConkey, approving the 2011-12 budget. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Tormanen, granting continuing contract for Elementary Principal Debbie Morris. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Linder, seconded by Clemen, approving Attachment 10 Health and Safety Performance Criteria. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Tormanen, seconded by McConkey, approving Debbie Morris as the 2011-12 LEA representative for Title Grants. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Clemen, seconded by Bender, approving Health and Safety Plans for the 2011-12 school year. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Linder, seconded by Clemen, approving Summer 2011 Community Education Instructors. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Linder, seconded by Tormanen appointing Angela Verhay to the CAC beginning with the 2011-12 school year. Motion carried unanimously.
Chairman Bjork canceled the July Special Board Meeting.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:03 PM.
Irene Bender, Clerk
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Published in the Enterprise Dispatch July 11, 2011.

Meeker County Board
June 7, 2011
The Meeker County Board of Commissioners met on June 7, 2011, at the Meeker County Courthouse, in the City of Litchfield, Minnesota. Call to order was at 8:30 a.m. by Chair Dave Gabrielson.
Present: Commissioners - Wally Strand, Jim Swenson, Dave Gabrielson, Roney Kutzke and Tim Benoit, Assistant County Attorney Beth Cummins, County Auditor Barbara Loch, and County Administrator Paul Virnig.
Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion by Strand, second by Swenson to approve county board minutes for May 3, 10 and 17, 2011. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, second by Kutzke to approve amended agenda, tabling until a later date the Joint Powers Agreement between Meeker County Sheriff’s Office and 8th Judicial District Court. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, second by Kutzke to approve out-of-state travel for Daren Scheppmann to attend conference in Anaheim, CA, July 24 to 28, 2011, to meet requirement of Federal Drug Free Grant. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, second by Benoit to approve letter of support for Community Health Assessment/Improvement Plan Grant Application. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Strand, second by Swenson to approve grant agreement for Remote Electronic Alcohol Monitoring (REAM) program for 2012 to 2013. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, second by Strand to approve signing agreement between Daniel Kallevig and Meeker County stating the conditions regarding order to cease and/or abate violation on property located at 61502 U.S. Highway 12, Litchfield. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Benoit, second by Kutzke to approve severance payment for LeNora Kleinhuizen. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, second by Strand to accept resignation from Dustin Celander as part-time radio tech and part-time seasonal boat and water deputy. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Strand, second by Swenson to table approval of Joint Powers Agreement between Meeker County Sheriff’s Office and 8th Judicial District Court. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Strand, second by Benoit to adopted the following resolution:
WHEREAS, the Meeker County Board of Commissioners hereby determines to issue up to $250,000 in principal amount of General Obligation Certificate of Indebtedness pursuant to Minn. State. 373.01, subd. 3, to finance the acquisition of certain capital equipment. The Certificate of Indebtedness is expected to be issued to any lending institution for a term not to exceed one (1) year.
WHEREAS, the capital equipment to be financed is as follows:
CAPITAL EQUIPMENT PURCHASES
Road Construction & Maintenance Equipment up to $250,000
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Meeker County Administrator and Meeker County Treasurer are hereby authorized to negotiate for the issuance of this Certificate of Indebtedness on behalf of County of Meeker, subject to final Board approval.
Motion carried unanimously. Resolution declared adopted.
Motion by Benoit, second by Swenson to adopt a resolution by the Meeker County Board of Commissioners, that Meeker County will request funding from MN/DOT through the Minnesota 2011 Safe Routes to School Infrastructure Grant Program and will administer the project through an agreement with MN/DOT and in cooperation with the City of Dassel and name as administrator for this project, Ronald Mortensen, Meeker County Highway Engineer. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Strand, second by Swenson to adopt a resolution that the Commissioner of Transportation be and is hereby requested to approve advance for financing approved County State Aid Highway Project(s) of the County of Meeker in an amount up to $1,331,250.00 in accordance with Minnesota Rules 8820.1500, Subp. 9.
Motion carried unanimously. Resolution declared adopted.
Motion by Strand, second by Kutzke to re-appoint Chuck Unterberger to a six-year term on the EDA board, said term to expire June 3, 2017. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Benoit, seconded by Kutzke to approve renewal of “On Sale” and Sunday Liquor license for Kicker’s Bar and Grill and renewal of “Off Sale”, “On Sale” and Sunday Liquor license for Bonfire Bar & Grille. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, second by Strand to approve accounts payable as follows:
General Revenue Fund $65,423.73
Road & Bridge Fund 49,236.02
County Park Fund 11,602.52
Solid Waste-Transfer Station Fund
2,953.17
County Nurse Fund 16,598.18
Family Service Bldg Fund 2,921.42
State Collection Fund 1,087.50
Hospital Fund 633,227.40
Credit Card:
General Revenue Fund 1,310.32
General Revenue Fund 510.74
Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, second by Kutzke to adopt the Meeker County Board Protocol and Public Participation Policies effective July 1, 2011. Commissioners Gabrielson, Kutzke, Swenson and Strand voted “yes”, Commissioner Benoit voted “no”. Motion carried 4-1
Motion by Swenson, second by Strand to approve changing board meetings to the first and third Tuesday of each month, beginning in July. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Gabrielson, second by Benoit to approve request to obtain quotes for equipment needed to video record board meetings. Motion carried unanimously.
With no further business, motion by Kutzke, seconded by Swenson, the board adjourned at 9:10 a.m. The next meeting of the County Board will be on June 14, 2011, at 8:30 a.m. in the County Board Meeting Room, Meeker County Courthouse.
Meeker County Board
June 14, 2011
The Meeker County Board of Commissioners met on June 14, 2011, at the Meeker County Courthouse, in the City of Litchfield, Minnesota. Call to order was at 8:30 a.m. by Chair Dave Gabrielson.
Present: Commissioners - Wally Strand, Jim Swenson, Dave Gabrielson, and Tim Benoit, County Attorney Stephanie Beckman, County Auditor Barbara Loch, and County Administrator Paul Virnig. Absent: Commissioner Roney Kutzke
Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion by Strand, second by Swenson to approve amended agenda to add Local Public Access Committee Update. Commissioners Strand, Swenson, Gabrielson and Benoit voted “yes”. Motion carried 4-0
Motion by Swenson, second by Benoit to approve affiliation agreement with University of North Dakota Department of Nutrition and Dietetics. Commissioners Strand, Swenson, Gabrielson and Benoit voted “yes”. Motion carried 4-0
Motion by Strand, second by Swenson to approve contract between Meeker County Public Health and PACT For Families to provide home visiting services effective July 1, 2011. Commissioners Strand, Swenson, Gabrielson and Benoit voted “yes”. Motion carried 4-0
Motion by Swenson, second by Benoit to approve conditional use permit for Timothy & Ashley Yerks to move in a used manufactured home that was constructed more than five (5) years ago into the A-1 Agricultural Preservation District with the conditions that a conforming SSTS system be installed to serve this dwelling, that all building codes and local, state and federal regulations shall be followed, any other requirements indicated by the Meeker County Building Official be followed and that all required permits shall be obtained prior to commencing construction. Commissioners Strand, Swenson, Gabrielson and Benoit voted “yes”. Motion carried 4-0
Motion by Benoit, second by Strand to approve conditional use permit for Virgil & Kathryn Anderson to establish one (1) additional building eligibility on a parcel that is a minimum of a quarter quarter (1/4 1/4) section of land in the A-1 Agricultural Preservation District as per Section 11.01.C.3 with the conditions that erosion control be implemented on site during construction to prevent the erosion of material into sensitive areas, that a conforming SSTS system be installed to serve this dwelling, the completed permanent restrictive easement must be recorded with this Conditional Use Permit, that an ingress/egress easement be obtained to ensure both properties have access to the public right of way and that the applicant obtain all required permits prior to commencing construction. Commissioners Strand, Swenson, Gabrielson and Benoit voted “yes”. Motion carried 4-0
Motion by Benoit, second by Strand to approve preliminary plat application from Patrick and Jean Ebert, O’Fallon Acres plat located in that part of Government Lot 4, Section 35, Ellsworth Township, Meeker County, Minnesota. Commissioners Strand, Swenson, Gabrielson and Benoit voted “yes”. Motion carried 4-0
Motion by Swenson, second by Strand to acknowledge June Hospital Board Report. Commissioners Strand, Swenson, Gabrielson and Benoit voted “yes”. Motion carried 4-0
Motion by Swenson, second by Benoit to approve accounts payable as follows:
General Revenue Fund $625.28
County Nurse Fund 1,433.03
Commissioners Strand, Swenson, Gabrielson and Benoit voted “yes”. Motion carried 4-0
Motion by Swenson, second by Strand to approve payment of severance for Dustin Celander. Commissioners Strand, Swenson, Gabrielson and Benoit voted “yes”. Motion carried 4-0
Barb Loch and Jim Swenson updated the county board on progress made to video record and provide county board meetings for broadcast on Local Public Access Channel.
Jim Swenson, Wally Strand and Paul Virnig, members on the Courthouse and Grounds Committee, updated the board on safety updates needed for several offices in the courthouse.
Motion by Gabrielson, second by Benoit to approve contracting with an architect to provide assistance in planning for safety and other updates needed in the courthouse. Commissioners Strand, Swenson, Gabrielson and Benoit voted “yes”. Motion carried 4-0.
With no further business, motion by Swenson, seconded by Strand, the board adjourned at 9:00 a.m. The next meeting of the County Board will be on June 21, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. in the County Board Meeting Room, Meeker County Courthouse.
Meeker County Board
June 21, 2011
The Meeker County Board of Commissioners met on June 21, 2011, at the Meeker County Courthouse, in the City of Litchfield, Minnesota. Call to order was at 10:00 a.m. by Chair Dave Gabrielson.
Present: Commissioners - Wally Strand, Jim Swenson, Dave Gabrielson Roney Kutzke, and Tim Benoit, Assistant County Beth Cummins, and County Auditor Barbara Loch.
Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion by Strand, second by Swenson to amend agenda to include request to sell VHF Radio stock. Motion carried unanimously.
The following employees were recognized for years of service:
Robin Lalonde, Dispatcher - 5 years
Lisa Sellen, Dispatcher - 5 years
Carey Hodapp, Registered Nurse - 5 years
Lynn Tebben, Bldg Maintenance - 15 years
Motion by Strand, seconded by Gabrielson to approve out-of-state travel for Randy Celander to attend Motorola ARMER training in Illinois, fall 2011. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, second by Benoit to approve request to sell VHF portable radios and mobiles that are no longer needed. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, second by Kutzke to approve request to advertise for replacement of Bridge #47502, Union Grove Township. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Benoit, second by Kutzke to approve request from the Highway Department to purchase “New Roads” Public Works Management System from ACS, Xerox Company, and sign agreements for Software License, Software Services and Product Support & Enhancement. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Strand, second by Swenson to adopt the Declaration to Participate in Performance Measurement Program created by the Council on Local Results and Innovations. Motion carried unanimously.
It being 10:15 a.m. the following bids were opened for CSAH 27 project:
Duininck Companies, Prinsburg
$2,340,218.30
Hardrives, Rogers 1,904,275.17
Knife River, Sauk Rapids 1,875,154.39
Motion by Swenson, second by Kutzke to have Highway Engineer review bids for CSAH 27 project and return with recommendation. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Benoit, second by Kutzke to acknowledge confession of judgment agreement for payment of property taxes from Gary & Linda Johnson. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Strand, second by Swenson to approve request from Church of St. Philip for a temporary 3.2 percent malt liquor “On” premises permit for event at fairgrounds on August 17, 2011. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Strand, second by Swenson to approve resolution relating to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Clean Water partnership, authorizing the county to borrow money from the MN Pollution Control Agency and lend money to eligible lenders to fund project for the control and abatement of water pollution and approve 2009 General Obligation Note in the amount of $200,000 as promise of loan repayment. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, second by Benoit to approve resolution relating to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Clean Water partnership, authorizing the county to borrow money from the MN Pollution Control Agency and lend money to eligible lenders to fund project for the control and abatement of water pollution and approve 2011 General Obligation Note in the amount of $600,000 as promise of loan repayment. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, second by Strand to approve accounts payable as follows:
General Revenue Fund $143,221.93
Road & Bridge Fund 23,753.17
County Parks Fund 4,790.87
Solid Waste-Transfer Station Fund
2,509.86
Regional Library Fund 51,708.00
County Nurse Fund 19,147.41
Family Services Bldg Fund 3,365.63
Capital Project Fund 10,163.45
Ditch Fund 4,241.30
Hospital Fund 534,975.76
Credit Cards:
General Revenue Fund 442.79
General Revenue Fund 2,064.38
Commissioners Gabrielson, Strand, Swenson and Kutzke voted “Yes” to all payments. Commissioner Benoit voted “No” to County Nurse Fund, payment to Bridging the GAP Communications in the amount of $283.03 for Contraceptive Technology Books. Motion carried 4-1
With no further business, motion by Kutzke, seconded by Swenson, the board adjourned at 10:35 a.m. The next meeting of the County Board will be on July 5, 2011, 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 July 11, 2011.