Redwood County Board meeting summary for November 7, 2017

The following is a summary of the County Board meeting held November 7, 2017:

Approved the agenda; October 17th minutes; bills.
Approved Road and Bridge bills.
Berndt presented the Highway Equipment Inventory with suggestion to set up a rotation schedule.
Approved to proceed with the Local Road Improvement Program Grant for the City of Vesta.
CSAH 101/Dekalb Street project was discussed.  The option approved at the 10-17-17 board meeting to keep the road “as is” will not be approved for State and Federal funding as it will not improve the safety and operational efficiency for the roadway.  A technical sub-committee was formed to develop a plan that meets the need of the State and Federal requirements to receive funding for the project.  A plan is to be brought forward to the November 21, 2017 board meeting.
Assistant County Attorney, Joseph Sanow, was introduced to the Board of Commissioners.
Approved the Regional Household Hazardous Waste Management Program Agreement between Lyon and Redwood County.
Awarded the HVAC Maintenance Contract to G & R Controls in the amount of $29,417 annually for a term of 5 years.
Approved the Office of Justice Program Grant Agreement.
Approved new credit card holder, Jenna Peterson.
Acknowledged the resignation of Joel Brakken as Assistant County Attorney effective November 3, 2017.
Approved to hire Joseph Sanow to FT Assistant County Attorney effective November 6, 2017 at the 2017 non-union scale, grade 16, step 1 at $28.71
Acknowledged the resignation of Eric Solo from the GIS Specialist position effective November 24, 2017.
Approved to hire Curt Strandfuss to PT Custody Officer effective November 13, 2017 on the 2017 Custody Officer LELS non-licensed officer salary schedule at $18.08/hour.
Approved to hire Michael Volz to PT Custody Officer effective November 8, 2017 on the 2017 Custody Officer LELS non-licensed officer salary schedule at $18.08/hour.
Approved to hire Amanda Jungers to PT Dispatcher for the Sheriff’s Department effective November 8, 2017 on the 2017 Dispatcher LELS non-licensed Officer Salary Schedule at Step 1 at $17.30/hour.
Joyce Johnson was appointed to the Plum Creek Library Board.
·         The commissioners reported on meetings they attended.

·         Adjourned at 12:50 p.m.

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