WRIGHT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
JUNE 11, 2013
The Wright County Board met in regular session at 9:00 A.M. with Sawatzke, Daleiden, Potter and Borrell present. Commissioner Husom was absent because of a training session in St. Paul for the Nuclear Plant facility.
The following correction was made to the 6-04-13 Board Minutes: Page 17, Committee Of The Whole Minutes, 5th paragraph, remove the sentence, “He does not like the current system where if the Department Head does not like what is said by the Coordinator, they can choose to go directly to the Board” (Sawatzke). Potter moved to approve the Minutes as corrected, seconded by Daleiden, carried 4-0. The Committee Of The Whole Minutes will be corrected as well.
Petitions were accepted to the Agenda as follows: Items For Consideration #2, “6-17-13 Personnel Committee Of The Whole” (Kelly). Bob Hiivala, Auditor/Treasurer, requested that Aud./Treas. Item #2 be removed from the Agenda, “Approve A Plat, Prairie Mountain 2nd Addition, (Maple Lake Twp.).” at the request of the submitter. Borrell moved to approve the Agenda as amended, seconded by Potter, carried 4-0.
On a motion by Daleiden, second by Potter, all voted to approve the Consent Agenda:
1. Performance Appraisals: J. Hinton, S. Kunkel, J. Oltmanns, C. Thompson, A. Weis, Sher./Corr.
2. Approve Charitable Gambling Application Form #LG220, Apple Jack Orchards LLC, 4875 37th Street SE, Rockford (Rockford Township).
1. Approve Renewal Of Annual On Sale Liquor License For “Norm’s Wayside,” (Rockford Township).
Hiivala requested approval of a plat for Deer Valley Estates 2nd Addition. On a motion by Borrell, second by Daleiden, all voted to approve a plat, “Deer Valley Estates 2nd Addition,” as submitted by Greg Rassat on behalf of Daniel Rassat, fee owner of property described in part as: Lots 1 and 2, Block 1, Deer Valley Estates have caused the same to be surveyed and platted as Deer Valley Estates 2nd Addition; with all outstanding taxes, including green acre liability, if any having been paid; and Greg T. Kryzer, Assistant Wright County Attorney, has reviewed the mylars, title opinion and accompanying legal documents prepared by Mr. D.A. Schroeppel and finds the plat to be ready for recording.
The claims listing was discussed. Hiivala referenced Page 23, Ron’s Appraisal Service ($1,940.37) for Joint Ditch 14 Redetermination of Benefits. Hiivala said that viewers have started the process of redetermination for Joint Ditch 14 and Ditch 38. Daleiden asked whether this is a partial payment. Hiivala said he does not have the information at today’s Meeting but will provide the Board with estimates. Borrell moved to approve the claims as listed in the abstract, subject to audit, for $712,247.32, 139 vendors, and 217 transactions. The motion was seconded by Daleiden and carried 4-0.
Virgil Hawkins, Highway Engineer, approval of a resolution relating to the CSAH 37 project in Otsego (Oakwood to TH 101). The project was submitted for federal funding in January, 2013 and is included in the Five-Year Plan adopted by the Board on 12-18-12. The estimated cost is $3,100,000 with $1,530,000 in federal funds. The resolution would commit to the local match of $1,570,000. The project is slated for construction in 2017 (SP 086-637-032). Daleiden moved to adopt Resolution #13-15, seconded by Potter, carried 4-0 on a roll call vote.
Kelly stated that a Committee Of The Whole Meeting was held on 5-28-13 to discuss the County Coordinator position. Direction was given to arrange another meeting and invite County Coordinators and/or Administrators from other counties to allow the Board to obtain input on filling the position as an Administrator or County Coordinator. A Personnel Committee Of The Whole Meeting was subsequently scheduled at 9:00 A.M. on 6-17-13. Kelly is unable to find Coordinators and/or Administrators who are available to attend the Meeting and asked the Board to reschedule. The Board suggested contacting AMC as a possible resource for attendees. Daleiden moved to cancel the 6-17-13 Personnel Committee Meeting, seconded by Potter, carried 4-0. Scheduling of a Personnel Committee Of The Whole Meeting will be placed on the next County Board Agenda.
Allina Hospitals & Clinics $305.76
Ameripride Services 291.68
Apec Ind. Sales & Services 2,003.01
Aramark Services Inc 6,644.50
Bachman Printing 262.74
Befort/Stephan F 2,125.85
Braun Intertec Corporation 7,084.00
Buffalo Auto Value 1,504.98
Buffalo Hospital 4,208.50
Buffalo/City of 563.54
Center Point Energy 163.76
Centra Sota Coop. - Buffalo 32,043.26
Chief Supply 143.92
Climate Air 1,990.08
Cottens Buffalo 601.47
Cottens Inc 2,123.67
Dell Marketing LP 254.35
Design Elect.-Cold Spring Elec. 806.00
Donahue Sports Center Corp 204.34
Gard Specialists Co Inc 918.71
General Office Products Co. 490.76
Gopher State One Call 385.90
Greenview Inc 9,399.83
Hillyard Inc - Minneapolis 10,186.70
Howard Lake/City of 975.00
IDC Automatic 1,397.23
John Deere Financial 234.89
Junction Towing & Auto Repair 228.71
Karels Towing 133.59
Laplant Demo Inc 1,980.90
Lynn Peavey Company 193.75
M & M Express Sales/Service 323.08
M-R Sign Company Inc 757.57
Maple Lake Lumber Company 191.94
Martin Marietta Materials 694.63
Martin-McAllisters Consulting 1,350.00
Marysville Township 491.00
Metro Group Inc/The 7,305.80
Midwest Protection Agency Inc 3,640.17
Mini Biff LLC 808.52
MN Area Assoc. of Realtors 1,368.00
MN Monitoring Inc 7,881.25
MN Technology Training LLC 10,350.00
Multi Health Systems Inc 361.80
North Suburban Towing Inc 133.59
Northland Chemical Corporation 351.91
Office Depot 1,624.14
Pearson Bros. Inc 315,830.02
Regional Diagnostic Radiology 134.85
Rhodes Lock & Glass 203.48
Rolyan Buoys 241.47
Rons Appraisal Service 1,940.37
Royal Tire Inc 2,296.74
Russell Security Resource Inc 929.81
Schneider Corporation 3,372.00
Scuba Center 500.00
SHI International Corp 100,659.88
Sirchie Finger Print Labs 931.31
Solar Winds Inc 535.00
St Cloud Hospital 1,287.27
St Louis County Sheriff 100.00
T & M Towing and Snow Plowing 203.06
Traffic Marking Service Inc 123,326.04
Transcend United Technologies 325.00
Travel Gallery/The 491.61
Univ. of Minnesota Law School 450.00
Vance Brothers Inc 572.64
Victory Corps 478.28
Voss Lighting 173.57
Waste Management-TCWest 2,222.69
Wright Hennepin Electric 315.28
Zee Medical Service 123.23
35 Payments less than $100 1,694.27
Final total $712,247.32
The meeting adjourned at 9:17 A.M
Published in the Herald Journal July 1, 2013.