December 26, 2008
UNOFFICIAL MINUTES - SUBJECT TO CORRECTIONS
LYON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
LYON COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, MARSHALL, MN
December 2, 2008
9:00 a.m. - Meeting called to order by Chairman Goodenow. Members present: Fenske, Nelson, Ritter, Goodenow, Stensrud, County Administrator Stomberg, County Attorney Maes, Auditor/ Treasurer VanOverbeke.
Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
Stensrud moved, seconded by Nelson to approve the agenda as amended. All voted in favor.
Per Diem Expenses
Fenske $340.00 $81.89
Ritter $250.00 $2.34
Nelson $50.00 $22.82
1. Approve Minutes from November 18, 2008
2. Approve Minutes from November 18, 2008 Special Meeting
3.Approve Commissioner Warrants 114437 to 114536 in the amount of $631,859.28 dated 12/3/2008.
4.Approve Auditor Warrants 114321 to 114347 in the amount of $11,076.48 dated 11/20/2008 and 114361 to 114391 in the amount of $137,060.66 dated 11/26/2008.
5. Approve Per Diems & Expenses
6. Accept donation from Balaton Saddle Club
7. Approve On Sale and Off Sale Liquor License Feddes Repair and Saratoga Archery
8.Approve 2009 Tobacco Licenses
9.Approve Environmental Office to remove old unpaid bills from the landfill billing program
10. Approve quotes for the installation of new monitoring wells and Gas Probes
11.Approve the sale of 3.76 acres from the Lyon County Wetland Credits to the D M & E.
12.Approve New Fee for Industrial Waste 13.Approve Valley Enterprises of Fairview, Inc. Off Sale Liquor License
Nelson moved, seconded by Ritter to approve consent agenda items 1 - 7, 10 and 12. All voted in favor.
Finnegan's Super Value -Edward Finnegan Minneota, MN
Dalager's Gas & Grocery - Charles Dalager Minneota, MN
Farmer's Coop Association - Manager Pete Schmitz Minneota, MN
Municipal Liquor Store - City of Balaton Balaton, MN
Countryside Golf Club - Doug Sparton Minneota, MN
Benson's By the Lake - Mike Benson Balaton, MN
West End Bar - Dwight Angrimson Taunton, MN
Balaton Food Center - Jennifer Kaup Balaton, MN
This Ol'Place -Dennis Kronke Garvin, MN
CJ's Bar & Grill - Daniel Moreisette Minneota, MN
Valley Discount Liquor - Mgr. Greg Dobrebski Marshall, MN
Fenske moved, seconded by Stensrud to approve the 2009 tobacco licenses.
Voting in favor:
Fenske moved, seconded by Nelson to allow the Environmental Office to remove old unpaid bills from the landfill billing program. All voted in favor.
Fenske moved, seconded by Stensrud to approve the sale of 3.76 acres from the Lyon County Wetland Credits to the D M & E. All voted in favor.
Fenske moved, seconded by Stensrud to approve the off-sale liquor license of Valley Enterprises of Fairview, Inc.
Voting in favor:
Fenske moved, seconded by Stensrud to promote Eric Wallen to Sergeant at an hourly rate of $26.64 effective December 2, 2008. Goodenow - Is this in any way conditional on what will happen in two years during an election? Mather - I thought it would be best to visit it at this time. Ritter - Who decided internal versus opening it up? Nelson - I think we handled it internally last month. All voted in favor.
Nelson moved, seconded by Fenske to approved interviewing and an internal search for an Investigator position. All voted in favor. Ritter - Will that Sergeant rotate? Mather - Yes.
Fenske moved, seconded by Ritter to approve and authorize the Chair to sign a resolution regarding Wind Energy production tax and levy limits. Ritter - Maes have you looked at this? Maes - I did and I dont see a problem. Goodenow - It basically forces that revenue into the general fund. Fenske - It is intended to be extra dollars for the county and it is to cover the extra costs. Rural Energy Board does have a lobbyist that works on this. All voted in favor. (Resolution 28-08 on file at County Administrators Office)
Nelson moved, seconded by Ritter to approve the Public Health resolution. Fenske - Should we send it to each Commissioner and citizens on the Board? Stomberg - And probably the Auditor and Coordinator. Fenske - It isnt committing us yet. Goodenow - Sorenson do you have any input as it is written? Sorenson - Yes I think it includes all of the relative information. (Resolution 26-08 on file at the County Administrators Office)
Voting in Favor:
Motioned Carried 4 to 1.
Reviewed Meeting Schedule
Stensrud moved, seconded by Ritter to go into closed session. All voted in favor.
Ritter moved, seconded by Fenske to come out of closed session. All voted in favor.
Ritter moved, seconded by Stensrud to adjourn. All voted in favor.
Mark S. Goodenow, Chairman
Lyon County Administrator