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Summary of the April 6 Redwood County Board meeting

The following is a summary of the County Board meeting held April 6, 2021:

  • Approved the agenda; March 16th minutes; bills.
  • Approved Road and Bridge bills.
  • Awarded bids for excess radios Motorola radios to the Wanda Fire Department, City of Franklin and the Redwood Falls Fire Department.
  • Approved final payment to Mathiowetz Construction for SAP 064-617-031 for culvert replacement on CSAH 17.
  • Approved final payment to Riley Brothers Construction for SP 064-610-031 for CSAH 10 Bridge replacement.
  • Approved final payment to Duininck, Inc. for SAP 064-606-035 for CSAH 6 overlay.
  • Approved final payment to Duininck, Inc. for SAP 064-601-015 and SAP 064-701-026 for CSAH 1 and CSAH 101 overlays.
  • Approved the Agreement for Professional Services with Braun Intertec.
  • Approved the Agreement for Professional Services with Stonebrooke Engineering.
  • Set a Road and Bridge Work session for April 13, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Wold notified the Board that Redwood County was recently awarded $8,344,591.00 in disaster assistance for various drainage systems for flooding events in 2019.
  • Wold notified the Board on the progress of the 2018 disaster progress with FEMA.
  • Approved the Plum Creek Park Farmland Lease Agreement with Dennis Hemish.
  • Approved an amendment to the Plum Creek Park Policy to not allow campers to store their RV’s in the park over the winter months.
  • Wold updated the Board on the special taxing district for a water retention project in Springdale 19.
  • A work session was set for 4-20-21 at 1:00 p.m. to provide a general overview of Zoning and Ditch.
  • The Board entered into Ditch Authority for a Public Hearing for a petition for an outlet on CD #12.
  • Approved the Petition for an outlet on CD #12 with recommendations set forth by the Ditch Viewers and directed Wold to prepare the Findings and Order.
  • Adjourned Ditch Authority and reconvened into regular session.
  • Approved an Out of State Travel request for Eric Johnson.
  • Approved the Development Agreement between the City of Redwood Falls and Redwood County.
  • Acknowledged Change Order #4 for Northwest Drywall in the amount of $440.00 for the Government Services Building Project.
  • Approved the University of MN Use Agreement, 4H.
  • Approved the 2021 Spring Newsletter.
  • Approved the 2021 Solid Waste abatements on Parcel #68-028-2020 and #62-008-3060.
  • Approved the Paycom Pre-Employment Screening Agreement pending County Attorney approval.
  • Approved the Nationwide Indexed Prinicipal Protection Plan pending County Attorney approval.
  • Approved to hire Isaiah Kubesh and Cortex Arrendondo as full-time Deputy Sheriffs on the 2021 LELS Licensed Officers Salary Schedule at Deputy 1, Grade/Step 2 at $23.41per hour due to experience effective April 7, 2021.
  • Approved to re-hire Kerstin Karels as part-time Dispatcher at Dispatcher Grade/Step 2 of the 2021 LELS Non-Licensed Salary Schedule at $19.44/hour effective April 7, 2021.
  • Entered into Closed Session for the purpose of a client-attorney privilege issue.  No action taken.
  • The commissioners reported on meetings they attended.
  • Adjourned at 12:39 p.m.

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