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Unofficial Minutes

Lyon County Board of Commissioners

March 30, 2009
Marshall Independent

March 30, 2009

UNOFFICIAL MINUTES - SUBJECT TO CORRECTIONS

LYON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

LYON COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER,

MARSHALL, MN

March 3, 2009

9:00 a.m. - Meeting called to order by Chairman Stensrud. Members present: Nelson, Fenske, Ritter, Goodenow, Stensrud, County Administrator Stomberg, County Attorney Maes, Auditor/ Treasurer VanOverbeke.

Ritter moved, seconded by Fenske to approve the agenda. All voted in favor.

Per Diems Expenses

Ritter $190 $56.10

Nelson $200 $152.35

Stensrud $100 $26

Goodenow $300 -----

Fenske $100 -------

Consent Agenda:

1.Approve Minutes from February 17, 2009

2.Approve Commissioner Warrants

3. Approve Auditor Warrants

4. Approve Per Diems & Expenses

5. Suspend Residential Electronics Recycling Fee

6. Recycling Sheds Declared as Surplus property

Goodenow moved, seconded by Nelson to approve the consent agenda. All voted in favor.

Ritter moved, seconded by Goodenow to authorize advertising for bids and set the bid opening for April 15th, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. for the Landfill final cover construction project for Phase 7. All voted in favor.

Goodenow moved, seconded by Fenske to approve advertising for the bids for crushing. All voted in favor.

Fenske moved, seconded by Goodenow to approve the out of state travel request for Jim Thomasson to attend the Snow and Ice Conference & Exposition April 26-29, 2009 in Des Moines, Iowa. All voted in favor.

Goodenow moved, seconded by Fenske to request the Board Chair and County Administrator to write a letter to MNDOT to show support for the construction of an acceleration lane at the intersection of CSAH 7 onto TH 23. All voted in favor.

Nelson moved, seconded by Goodenow to approve and authorize the Board Chair to sign the deficient bridge resolution. All voted in favor. (Resolution 09-09 on file at the County Administrators office).

Ritter moved, seconded by Goodenow to approve and authorize the Chair to sign the variance request resolution. All voted in favor. (Resolution 10-09 on file at the County Administrators office).

Fenske moved, seconded by Nelson to approve the policy modification as approved. All voted in favor.

Nelson moved, Fenske to hire part time summer help for Public Works Projects as needed. Fenske - The number of employees is that the figure 8? Kanwar - Yes. It is up one from last year. Ritter - Just a thought. Maybe we should wait until the budget forecast comes out? Until the first meeting in April or the next meeting? Fenske - It is better to have a part time person then to have someone do overtime.

Voting in Favor: Fenske, Goodenow, Nelson, Stensrud

Opposed: Ritter

Motion carried 4 to 1.

Goodenow moved, seconded by Fenske to pay the $2,000 appropriation to Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities. Ritter - I would like to see half of it sent now and the other half sent in May or June.

Opposed: Fenske,

Ritter Nelson, Ritter

Goodenow, Stensrud, Motion failed.

Goodenow moved, seconded by Ritter to approve paying $1,000 appropriation now to Southwest Minnesota Arts & Humanities and leaving the remaining

$1,000 on the list for later. All voted in favor.

Goodenow moved, seconded by Ritter to discuss the Historical Society quarterly appropriation at the March 17, 2009 meeting. All voted in favor.

Stensrud moved, seconded by Goodenow to approve paying the 2009 annual appropriation of $3,000 to the Southwest Minnesota Energy Task Force. All

voted in favor.

Goodenow moved, seconded by Ritter to approve paying the March 2009 payment at the 2008 rate to the Marshall Lyon County Library. All voted in favor.

Goodenow moved, seconded by Nelson to pay $2,500 to the Minnesota River Board. All voted in favor.

Nelson moved, seconded by Ritter to deny the appropriation request of the Southwest Initiative Foundation. All voted in favor.

Ritter moved, seconded by Fenske to approve and authorize the Chair to sign the AMC District 8 Redesign Resolution. Fenske - We do have a meeting set up for March 27. We had five or six different items. All voted in favor.

(Resolution 11-09 on file in the County Administrators Office).

10:05 Meeting Recessed

10:20 Meeting Called back to order

Reviewed Meeting Schedule

Commissioners Reports

Ritter moved, seconded by Goodenow to adjourn until 9:00 a.m. on March 17, 2009. All voted in favor.

Rodney Stensrud,

Chairman

Attest: Loren Stomberg

Lyon County Administrator

 
 
 

 

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