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Summary of the May 4 Redwood County Board meeting

The following is a summary of the County Board meeting held May 4, 2021:

  • Approved the agenda; April 20th minutes; bills.
  • Entered into Joint Ditch Authority with Lyon County.
  • Appointed Wakefield to the Joint Ditch Authority for JD #15 to fill vacancy.
  • Appointed Wakefield to the Joint Ditch Authority for JD #14 for fill vacancy.
  • Appointed Wakefield as Joint Ditch Authority Chair for JD #14.
  • Ordered the Redetermination of Benefits for JD #14 to allow benefits to be equal with JD #15 due to a change in land values and changes in the watershed acres.
  • Appointed the Mark Behrends Group as viewers to redetermine the benefits for JD #14.
  • Reconvened into Regular session.
  • Approved Road and Bridge bills in the amount of $138,458.24.
  • Approved final payment of $33,922.88 to Duininck, Inc. for SAP 064-594-002 for the Vesta LRIP.
  • Awarded Contract 21-3 to Asphalt Surface Technologies in the amount of $711,403.93.
  • Authorized Board Chair and County Administrator to sign Contract 21-3 with Asphalt Surface Technologies.
  • Approved the amendment to the CR 57 Bridge Replacement Grant Agreement.
  • Adopted resolution accepting the donation of $1,000.00 from Nelson’s Salvage & Towing.
  • Denied request from Restorative Justice to host a workshop with Willka Hampi.
  • Set a public hearing on May 18, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. to satisfy the application requirement for the Community Development Block Grant-CV Broadband Development Project.
  • Approved the Sentence to Service Joint Powers Agreement with the State of MN.
  • Awarded the security fencing quote for the GSB to Elite Fencing in the amount of $15,450.00.
  • Acknowledged the resignation/retirement of Jim Hildebrandt effective June 30, 2021.
  • Acknowledged the resignation of David Hester effective May 3, 2021.
  • Approved the promotion of Mitch Zimmermann from FT Deputy Sheriff to FT Patrol Sergeant effective May 17, 2021.
  • Approved to hire Alex Esser as FT Deputy Sheriff on the Licensed Officers LELS Salary Schedule at Deputy Sheriff, Grade/Step 2 at $23.41/hour due to experience, effective May 17, 2021.
  • Chair Salfer appointed Mary Thomas to the Extension Committee, 5th District.
  • The Commissioners reported on meetings they attended.
  • Adjourned at 11:10 a.m.


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