August 27, 2010
UNOFFICIAL MINUTES- SUBJECT TO CORRECTIONS
LYON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
LYON COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, MARSHALL, MN
July 20, 2010
6:30 p.m.- Meeting was called to order by Chairman Stensrud. Members present: Stensrud, Fenske, Ritter, Nelson, Goodenow, County Auditor/Treasurer Van Overbeke, Attorney Maes and County Administrator Stomberg.
Goodenow moved, seconded by Nelson to approve the agenda. All voted in favor.
Per Diems Expenses
Approve Minutes from July 6, 2010
Approve Commissioner Warrants 121308-121394 in the amount of $182,471.97 dated 7/21/10.
Approve Auditor Warrants 121255-121281 in the amount of $225,317.25 dated 7/8/10 and 121282-121307 in the amount of $123,937.34 dated 7/15/10.
Approve Per Diems & Expenses
Amendment of contract number 96598
Goodenow moved, seconded by Ritter to approve the consent agenda. All voted in favor.
Goodenow moved, seconded by Ritter to approve the contract as amended 2, 3, and 4 and not have the five year requirement on it. Scott Riddlemoser On the first paragraph if you look at the maintenance paragraph and it calls out the paper trail. In the 1987 contract it talks about terminating this contract or would this be an addendum? Maes That is what I talked to Dennis about and he was going to change it. Stensrud I am not against the library but I am against the $500,000. I think we need to be fair with Tracy and Minneota.
Voting in Favor: Fenske, Ritter, Goodenow
Opposed: Nelson, Stensrud
Motion carried 3 to 2.
Fenske moved, seconded by Ritter to adopt the Lyon County Hazard Mitigation plan. Nelson Is this in resolution format? Stomberg It will come back. All voted in favor.
Nelson moved, seconded by Fenske to authorize the Sheriff to begin the hiring process utilizing previously established applicant pool for previously vacant 911 Dispatcher position. All voted in favor.
Nelson moved, seconded by Goodenow to approve allocating matching a grant in the amount of $4,682 for the $23,409 grant. Ritter Can any 911 dollars be used? Mather I have 911 dollars but I am saving them for a council. Ritter How many dollars are in that 911 fund? Mather I have enough to cover the council. It will be the money left over from not having any reimbursements. Ritter- How much is in the 911 fund? VanOverbeke There is about $411,000. Mather We may have other issues arise I have to have log in equipment. All voted in favor.
Goodenow moved, seconded by Ritter to create a septic loan pilot program. Ritter Is there a sunset on this if it works? Biren The loans are set up 8 to 10 years. Nelson This could help Yellow Medicine Watershed. There are three options, RCRCA, private bank and this. Florence was coming up against the MPCA and needed it. VanOverbeke This will be like a revolving loan fund. We are going to keep a close eye on it so we don't overspend. Fenske You mentioned the feedlot. Will it affect the feedlot inspection program? Biren No, not at first. After the first two year period we are going to reevaluate. All voted in favor.
7:30 p.m. Meeting Recessed
7:45 p.m. Meeting Called Back to Order
Nelson moved, seconded by Ritter to approve signing the application for withdrawal of Wetland Credits for MN Beet Sugar Coop of 2.296 acres at $20,300 per acre. Fenske So we get about $40,000. How many acres do we have left? VanOverbeke 15.563. We started with 35.5. Nelson The money goes to the Park? VanOverbeke Yes the twin lakes park. Ritter- The county has been reimbursed for the land? VanOverbeke Yes. Goodenow It might be time to ask the park manager to come in and get an updated report. Ritter- On county road 5 by the Xcel station. The county owns about 90 acres. It would be interesting to see if we can turn it into wetland. Stomberg- I checked and we can't. Stensrud It won't qualify. All voted in favor.
Goodenow moved, seconded by Nelson to approve applying to the City of Sioux Falls for Leachate Treatment and designate Paul Henriksen as authorized representative. All voted in favor.
Fenske moved, seconded by Ritter to hire Superior Jetting to clean the leachate lines at the landfill for $8,500. All voted in favor.
Reviewed Meeting Schedule
Ritter reported on Extension. We went through 2011 budget and it was the same for 09 and 10. Reported on Planning and Zoning.
Fenske reported on Transit Advisory Committee and bus stop at the new library. Reported on joint meeting with Rock and Nobles County and joining public health.
Nelson reported on MRB, the Fairboard, and RCRCA.
Stensrud reported on AMC Watershed Meeting.
8:18 p.m. Ritter moved, seconded by Goodenow to adjourn until August 3. All voted in favor.
Rodney Stensrud, Chairman
Attest: Loren Stomberg
Lyon County Administrator