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MURRAY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS

February 13, 2013

Meetings held on January 7, Jamuary 8, January 22 and January 29
A SUMMARY OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE MURRAY COUNTY BOARD

January 7, 2013 8:30 a.m. Pursuant to notice, the Murray County Board of Commissioners convened with the following members present: Commissioners Giese, Magnus, Moline, Vickerman and Sauer. Also present Heidi Winter, Aurora Heard, James Jens, Dave Thiner, Justin Hoffmann, Christy Riley, Bill Bolin, Chuck Lursen, Louise Gervais, Dorothy Ruppert, Diane Clercx, Linda Wing, Romane Dold, Dennis Miller, Ralph Knapp, Stan Larson, Dorothy Bloemendaal, and Margaret Kluis.

The board reviewed 2012 admission numbers for the End O Line Park. The budgets for the museums were reviewed.

10:10 a.m. Meeting Recessed

10:21 a.m. Meeting called back to order

Discussion on historical society museum, Schmitt Foundation grant, End O Line Park and Historical Society Museum hours, staffing levels and the Native American building.

The Commissioners gave their committee reports for the period of January 1, 2013 to January 8, 2013.

William J. Sauer reported on Strategic Planning Meeting - January 7. Kevin Vickerman reported on EDA Meeting (No Per Diem Claimed) - January 2, RCRCA Meeting - January 3, Strategic Planning Meeting - January 7.

The meeting adjourned at 11:58 a.m.

ATTEST: Aurora Heard Murray County Coordinator

A complete copy of these proceedings will be posted for 1 month at the Murray County Government Center, Slayton, MN. And is also available at www.murray-countymn.com

A SUMMARY OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE MURRAY COUNTY BOARD

January 8, 2013 8:30 a.m. Pursuant to notice, the Murray County Board of Commissioners convened with the following members present: Commissioners Giese, Magnus, Moline, Jens and Thiner. Also present Aurora Heard, Heidi Winter, and Paul Malone.



MSP to approve a unanimous ballot for Gerald Magnus for Chair of the Board for 2013.

MSP to approve a unanimous ballot for John Giese for Vice-Chair of the Board for 2013.

MSP to approve the agenda as modified.

MSP to approve the minutes of the December 27, 2012 meeting.

MSP that all claims as presented were approved for payment. The Chairman was authorized to sign the Audit List dated January 8, 2013 with fund totals as follows and warrants numbered 138211-138276:

County Revenue Fund 192,899.59

County Road & Bridge Fund 122,181.23

EDA 15,742.00

Hospital Maintenance 93,842.00

Sunrise Terrace 4,471.18

SAWSD 3,533.04

Total 432,669.04

MSP to approve the 2013 Law Enforcement Agreements with the cities of Avoca, Chandler, Currie, Lake Wilson and Iona, further moving to authorize the Sheriff, Board Chair and Auditor-Treasurer to sign the agreements on behalf of the County.

MSP RESOLUTION NO. 2013-01-08-01 A Resolution Authorizing the Murray County Auditor/Treasurer To Pay Certain Claims in 2013

MSP to approve the purchase of a new truck for the Parks from state bid pricing in the amount of $29,392.38 using $5,000 as capital carry over from the 2012 budget and the remainder from the 2013 budget “account code 01-521-521-6600”.

MSP to accept the Murray County Editorial Group bid of $10.80 per column inch for publication of proceedings, delinquent tax lists and all other notices and proceedings as required by law in 2013.

MSP to approve appointing Darwin Patzlaff to the Board of Adjustments.

MSP to approve appointing Diane Schreier and Stacy Posthuma to the Extension Committee.

MSP to approve appointing Paul Posthuma, Dave Kremer, Duane Spartz, Darrold Peck, Jay Takle, Jon Hoyme, Larry Byers, and Robert Koehler to the Local Water Management Plan.

MSP to approve appointing Stan Larson to the Parks Board.

MSP to approve appointing Donna Kor to the Parks Board.

MSP to approve appointing Ronald Holinka to the Planning Commission.

MSP to approve appointing Kevin Vickerman to the Planning Commission. Open Forum/Public Comment - No members of the public were present.

MSP to approve and authorize the Chair to sign the 2013 Agreement to Provide Professional Services (Agreement) with Scott Anderson of Rupp, Anderson, Squires & Waldspurger, P.A. in the amount of $3,600.

MSP to approve purchasing a 2013 Dodge 1500 Crew Tradesman 4x4 pickup on State Bid Contract #37910 from Dodge of Burnsville for $23,767 from “account fund 01-201-6660”.

MSP RESOLUTION NO. 2013-01-08-02 RESOLUTION SUPPORTING LOCAL DEPUTY REGISTRAR MAINTENANCE OF LOCAL DRIVER LICENSE AND STATE I.D. SERVICES

MSP to approve and authorize the Board Chair to sign a State of Minnesota contract to purchase items/equipment from the State Bid.

MSP to approve and authorize the Auditor/Treasurer to sign the final payment to Midwest Contracting LLC for project SAP 51-599-65, Moulton Township bridge.

MSP to approve setting a bid opening date of February 19, 2013, 10:30 am, for Murray Township bridge project, SAP 51-599-93.

MSP to approve appointing Dean McDaniel to the SAWS Committee.

MSP to approve appointing Darlene Mechtenberg to the Sunrise Terrace Committee.

MSP to approve the Commissioner Appointments

MSP to approve appointing John Risacher to the Hospital Board.

MSP to place the January 17, 2013 Ditch Viewer's seminar on the agenda.

MSP to approve to allow any Commissioner to attend the January 17, 2013 Ditch Viewer's Seminar at Jackpot Junction.

MSP to approve the 2013 AMC Policy Committee Appointments

MSP to approve the Vouchers for Kevin Vickerman and William Sauer's Committee reports for the period of January 1, 2013 to January 8, 2013.

The meeting adjourned at 12:35 p.m.

ATTEST: Aurora Heard Murray County Coordinator

A complete copy of these proceedings will be posted for 1 month at the Murray County Government Center, Slayton, MN. And is also available at www.murray-countymn.com

A SUMMARY OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE MURRAY COUNTY BOARD

January 22, 2013 8:30 a.m. Pursuant to notice, the Murray County Board of Commissioners convened with the following members present: Commissioners Giese, Magnus, Moline, Jens and Thiner. Also present Aurora Heard, Heidi Winter, and Paul Malone.

MSP to approve the agenda as modified.

MSP to approve the January 7 and January 8, 2013 meeting minutes.

MSP that the Commissioners appointed as Inspectors in and for the County of Murray, are hereby instructed to examine and inspect that portion of the foregoing described County and Judicial Ditches, lying within the County of Murray, for the purpose of determining what repairs are necessary, and if deemed necessary, to prepare either a cost estimate of said repair, or order said repairs to be made, with a report to be given thereon at a Murray County Board of Commissioner's meeting.

MSP that all claims as presented were approved for payment. The Chairman was authorized to sign the Audit List dated December 11, 2012 with fund totals as follows and warrants numbered 138362-138406:

County Revenue Fund 50,788.65

County Road & Bridge Fund 3,472.40

EDA 10.43

Sunrise Terrace 224.14

Total 54,495.62

MSP to authorize a County-issued credit card to Jenna Mollema, pursuant to Murray County Personnel Policy #210.

MSP to authorize that the 1999 Ford F350 parks pickup be salvaged and sold to Balaton Auto Salvage for the quoted price of $2,150.

MSP to certify changes to the 2012 CWP Septic Loans as 2013 special assessments.

MSP to approve allowing the Insurance Committee from the hospital and county to spend up to $1,000.00 each to research 2013 health insurance options.

MSP to approve the updated End O Line Park Director job description.

MSP to approve beginning the recruitment process for a temporary seasonal 40 hours per week End O Line Director with a start date of April 1, 2013 and end date of October 1, 2013.

MSP to approve to accept with regret the resignation of Lonnie Cochran effective February 8, 2013.

MSP to approve starting the January 29, 2013 meeting to 10:00 a.m. and to dress casual.

MSP to approve the Commissioner Vouchers for the period of January 1, 2013 to January 19, 2013.

The meeting recessed at 10:36 a.m.

The meeting was reconvened by at 2:35 p.m.

The meeting was adjourn at 2:35 p.m.

ATTEST: Aurora Heard, Murray County Coordinator

A complete copy of these proceedings will be posted for 1 month at the Murray County Government Center, Slayton, MN. And is also available at www.murray-countymn.com

A SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS OF THE MURRAY COUNTY BOARD

January 29, 2013 10:00 a.m. Pursuant to notice, the Murray County Board of Commissioners convened with the following members present: Commissioners Giese, Moline, Jens and Thiner. Also present Aurora Heard, Heidi Winter, and Paul Malone. Excused Absence: Commissioner Gerald Magnus

MSP to approve the agenda as modified.

MSP to approve the January 22, 2013 minutes. Open Forum/Public Comment - No members of the public were present.

MSP to accept the report of the Ditch Committee of the County and Judicial Ditches lying within the County of Murray on those petitions for repair that have been inspected for determining what repairs, if any, are necessary, the extent and nature of such repairs, an estimated costs of such repairs or a list of bills presented for payment that will enable said ditches to answer their purposes and to pay all bills contained within the report.

MSP to approve the 2013 tobacco license renewals in accordance to Murray County Tobacco Ordinance No. 98-10-6-1.

MSP to authorize an expenditure of $9,232.08 to Sydell, Inc. to purchase 32 gates for the Sheep Barn on the Fairgrounds (account code: 01-110-115-6260)

MSP to approve the updated maintenance position description.

MSP to approve any commissioner to attend the Southwest Regional Development Commission workshop on February 23, 2013.

MSP RESOLUTION 2013-01-29-01 Common Entry Point Designation

MSP RESOLUTION 2013-01-29-02 County Probation Officer Reimbursement

MSP to approve hiring Ken Hakeman as a temporary part-time maintenance position at 20 hours per week with a start date of February 6, 2013 and end date of March 29, 2013 and an hourly wage of $16.23.

MSP RESOLUTION NO. 2013-01-29-03 RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF $2,605,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION SEWER REVENUE CROSSOVER REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2013A AND AWARDING THE SALE THEREOF

MSP to approve and authorize the Vice-Chair and County Coordinator to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the City of Hadley (City) for Murray County (County) to regulate and enforce Shoreland and Floodplain development within the City.

MSP to approve the hourly rate and benefits for reimbursement for the Zoning Administrator, Secretary II- Environmental Services, and Water Resources Administrator rates per attachment 1, A. Administrative Provisions, Section 9 of the Memorandum of Understanding between Murray County and the city of Hadley.

MSP to approve and authorize the Vice-Chair to sign the feedlot report for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

MSP to approve the recruitment process for a full time maintenance position.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:58 a.m.

ATTEST: Aurora Heard, Murray County Coordinator

A complete copy of these proceedings will be posted for 1 month at the Murray County Government Center, Slayton, MN. And is also available at www.murray-countymn.com


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