Redwood County Board minutes for Feb. 6 meeting

Introduced Scott Larsen, GIS Specialist, to the Board of Commissioners.
Approved to apply for a Child Advocacy Grant with the U.S. Department of Justice.
Geronimo Energy presented a proposed development plan for the Plum Creek Wind Farm in Cottonwood, Murray and Redwood Counties.
Brozek presented summary of the 2017 Zoning activities.
The Board accepted the resignation of Dave Mattison from the Planning Commission.
Appointed Jeffrey Huseby to the Planning Commission for District 5.
Peterson reviewed the summary of 2017 activities in the Attorney’s Office.
Approved the County Law Library Program Contract for 2018 with the Tier 2 membership.
Entered into Ditch Authority for the Public Hearings of CD #41, 93 and 42.
Approved the Viewer’s report as presented with amendments for CD #41 and recessed the hearing to the February 20, 2018 for consideration of the Findings and Order approving the Redetermination of Benefits, acquiring grass buffer, confirming damages and directing payment.
Approved the Viewer’s report as presented for CD #93 and recessed the hearing to the February 20, 2018 for consideration of the Findings and Order approving the Redetermination of Benefits, acquiring grass buffer, confirming damages and directing payment.
Approved the Viewer’s report as presented with amendments for CD #42 and recessed the hearing to the February 20, 2018 for consideration of the Findings and Order approving the Redetermination of Benefits, acquiring grass buffer, confirming damages and directing payment.
Adopted resolution to transfer negative ditch balances.
Accepted the Findings of Fact and Order approving the redetermination of benefits for CD #23 and 70.
Accepted the Findings of Fact and Order approving the redetermination of benefits, acquiring grass buffer, confirming damages and directing payment for CD #68 LAT A and 68.
Accepted the Petition to outlet into Lateral 2B, JD 36 from Adam Guetter.
Appointed Ditch Viewer, Jim Weidemann to view Lateral Ditch 2B, JD 36.
·         Redetermination Discussion  on CD #109 and #64-42, 64-31, 64-47, 64-27, 64-37, 64-42 EXT, 64-42, LAT A, 64, LAT A, 64, LAT 21, 64, LAT A, BR 33, 64, IMP 1, BR 34 with Ditch Viewers Schueller, Olson and Vickerman.  Set a meeting date of February 13th at 10:00 a.m. with Walling, Groebner, Price, Wold and Ditch Viewers.

Approved the transfer of a 2012 F-150 truck from Ditch to the Planning and Zoning in the amount of $13,280.
Approved the purchase of a 2018 F-150 Truck for Ditch from Kohls-Weelborg in the amount of $28,285 plus taxes and fees.
Adjourned Ditch Authority.
Directed Environmental Director Wold to draft an agreement with Fagen Farms to pattern tile outlets to the east and the south of Plum Creek Park.
Wold presented an overview of ditch activities in 2017.
Adopted resolution to accept $30 donation to the Restorative Justice Program from Tersteegs.
Approved the Office of the State Auditor Audit Engagement Letter.
Adopted resolution supporting the maintenance of local license bureaus.
The Board directed Knobloch to contact WOLD Architects to arrange a meeting with the Building Committee to discuss options for courthouse security issues.
Approved to hire Denise Kerkhoff as FT Crime Victim Advocate in the Attorney’s Office effective February 21, 2018 at Gr. 10, Step 3 due to experience, of the AFSCME Salary Schedule at $19.35/hour.
Approved R & B bills totaling $68,139.92.
Adopted resolution to enter into MNDOT Agreement for payment to Redwood County for road life consumed on CSAH 3 that will be used as a temporary truck highway detour.
Approved agreement with the State of MN/DOT for payment to Redwood County for road life consumed on CSAH 3 that will be used as a temporary truck highway detour.
Approved final payment for SAP #64-599-107 to Midwest Contracting in the amount of $11,645.28.
Approved installation of LED Flashers at CSAH 7/Trunk Hwy. 19 intersection.
Entered into Closed Session for real estate considerations on Parcel #62-021-3020, Parcel #88-200-1200
and  Parcel #88-005-1070.  Directed Mumme to obtain an appraisal on Parcel #88-200-1200 with Mattison Appraisal Service.

Entered into Closed Session for an employee discipline.  On motion by Forkrud, second by Groebner, the Board voted unanimously for a 10 day unpaid suspension for VSO Caraway and immediate revocation of the County issued credit card.
Closed session ended at 1:11 p.m.
Reconvened into regular session at 1:11 p.m.
Chair Salfer appointed Caroline Netzke to the Extension Committee from District 2.
·         Adjourned at 1:25 p.m.

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