Summary of the Dec. 26 Redwood County Board meeting

The following is a summary of the County Board meeting held December 26, 2017:

Approved the agenda, December 12th minutes.
Approved Redwood County investing in the RRRSWA Joint Powers by forgiving the $1.6 million dollar loan.
Approved the Child Support Cooperative Arrangement with Redwood County, Human Services, County Attorney and County Sheriff.
Approved the Agreement to provide professional services between MN Counties Computer Cooperative and Strategic Technologies.
Approved the Crime Victim Services Prosecutorial Grant Agreement with Jenna Peterson named as the Grantee’s authorized representative.
Approved the Law Enforcement Contract with the City of Wabasso for 15 hours per month for 2018.
Appointed Myrle Peterson, Sarah Kuglin, Ed Cohrs and Jenifer Goblish to the EDA Committee.  Rhonda Kerkhoff was named as an alternate should any of the appointed members decline.
Approved $50 membership for the 2017 and 2018 years of the MN River Valley National Scenic Byway Alliance.
Adopted the Redwood County EDA Revolving Loan Fund Guidelines and application.
Adopted resolution for the Middle MN Watershed SSTS Loan Project.
Approved the Amendment to the Middle MN Watershed SSTS Loan Agreement.
Approved R & B bills in the amount of $88,922.14.
Presented information on implementing a local sales tax option to Redwood County transportation projects.  No decision was made.
Adopted Resolution to Establish Fund Balance Policy for 2018.
Adopted Resolution authorizing the Redwood County A/T to pay certain claims in 2018.
Approved the 2018 County Fee Schedule.
Adopted Resolution to use website advertisement for transportation project bids.
Approved the 2018 Redwood County Reimbursement Policies.
Approved the R& B budget adjustments for 2017.
Approved the 2018 liquor license for Dacotah Ridge Golf Club.
The Expressway Liquor license was tabled to the January 2, 2018 board meeting.
Awarded the LEC Sewer replacement project to Javens Mechanical in the amount of $112,000.
Approved the Amendment to the SWHHS Lease Agreement.
Approved the 2018 membership to the MRCC in the amount of $2,300.
Approved the Agreement between Independent Emergency Services and Redwood County with changes per County Attorney.
Approved the purchase of two switches for data communications in the Government Center and two switches in the Courthouse in the amount of $18,075.24 from Matrix Communications.
Approved the Abstract of bills.
Acknowledged the receipt of $10,000 in wellness credit from Preferred One to be used in 2018.
Approved to hire Scott Larson as FT GIS Specialist effective 1-29-18 at Grade 11, Step 2 of the AFSCME Union Salary Schedule at $20.33/hour and be given a $1,000 moving allowance.
Approved a premium holiday for employees in January 2018.
The Board directed Peterson to obtain more information on the Opioid Lawsuit.
·           The commissioners reported on meetings they attended.

·           Adjourned at 12:04 p.m.

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