Weather Alert

Redwood County Board Summary for February 15, 2022

The following is a summary of the County Board meeting held February 15, 2022:

  • Approved the agenda; February 1st minutes; bills.
  • The Board recognized Paula Olson, Highway Department, for 35 years of service and Katelyn Torgerson, Sheriff’s Department, for 5 years of service to Redwood County.
  • Sheriff Hanson reviewed the January 2022 jail population.
  • Adopted resolution accepting the donation of $1,000.00 from an anonymous donor.
  • Approved the purchase of ballistic vests and helmets from Galls in the amount of $10,461.72.
  • Approved CBDG Duplication of Benefits Policy.
  • Held Public Hearing for the presentation of the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant.
  • Adopted resolution to submit an application to the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant for Broadband Development.
  • Approved the Auditor-Treasurer consent agenda items: Cash Balance Report; Investment Summary; Budget Reports; and January Disbursements.
  •   Approved the IBM Series Mainframe Maintenance Contract Renewal with Redstone, Inc. in the amount of $5,239.21 pending County Attorney approval.
  •   Approved the Redstone Technologies Agreement for Hourly Assistance Services in the amount of $160.00 per hour pending County Attorney approval.
  • Approved the AS400 upgrade with Redstone Technologies in the amount of $2,900.00 pending County Attorney approval.
  • Entered into Joint Ditch Authority with Lyon County.
  • Entered into Redwood County Ditch Authority.
  • Set a public hearing for March 15, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. for the redetermination of benefits on County Ditch #52.
  • Set a public hearing for March 15, 2022 at 10:45 a.m. for the redetermination of benefits on County Ditch #20.
  • Reconvened into regular session.
  •   Johnson presented an overview of the 2021 Restorative Justice program.
  • Acknowledged change orders for the Justice Center related to adding footings to the current law enforcement center.
  • Discussed the demolition of the courthouse.  A walk through was recommended to decide if any items or structures should be retained prior to requesting bids for the demolition.
  • Approved the submission of the 2021 Pay Equity Report.
  • Approved to hire Andrew Gorres to Full-time Highway Maintenance Specialist on the 2022 Non-Union Schedule at Step 1 at $20.32/hour effective February 28, 2022.
  • Approved to hire Curt Standfuss to Full-time Custody Officer on the 2022 Custody Officer LELS Non-Licensed Officer Salary Schedule at Step 5 at $22.74/hour due to experience, effective February 28, 2022.
  • Approved to hire Ryan Hildebrandt to Full-time Senior Engineering Technician on the 2022 AFSCME Salary Schedule at Step 9 at $31.92/hour, due to experience, effective February 22, 2022.
  • Approved to hire Taylor Trebesch to Full-time Highway Maintenance Specialist on the 2022 Non-Union Salary Schedule at Step 1 at $20.32/hour effective March 7, 2022.
  • Acknowledged the resignation of Jennifer Hahn from the Redwood County Soil and Water Conservation District effective February 18, 2022.
  • Acknowledged the resignation/retirement of Julie Senst from the Sheriff’s Department effective May 15, 2022.
  • The Commissioners reported on meetings attended.
  • Adjourned at 10:55 a.m.


Connect With Us Listen To Us On