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Summary of July 21 Redwood County Board meeting

The following is a summary of the County Board meeting held July 21, 2020:

  • Entered into Joint Ditch Authority with Yellow Medicine County.
  • Accepted the petition for the partial abandonment of JD #39 and set public hearing for August 18, 2020 at 8:30 a.m.
  • Approved the 5-19-20 Joint Ditch Authority Minutes.
  • Adopted the Findings and Order for JD #91 and set public hearing for August 18, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Adjourned Joint Ditch Authority.
  • Entered into regular session.
  • Approved the revised agenda; July 7th minutes; bills.
  • Entered into County Ditch Authority for a Public Hearing for JD #33.
  • Approved the petition for JD #33 for the impounding, rerouting, diverting drainage system waters and partial abandonment of the drainage system and directed Wold to prepare findings and order.
  • Appointed Tom Wenzel as engineer for CD #47.
  • Reconvened into regular session.
  • Adopted resolution to extend Redwood County’s current water plan to December 31, 2024.
  • Approved extension for 2019 Business Development Grants from August 31, 2020 to December 31, 2020 to Tender Loving Childcare and Hilltop Harvest.
  • Approved revolving loan to Geri Theis in the amount of $25,000.00.
  • Approved the CARES Act Coronavirus relief fund application for Cities and Townships.
  • Approved the CAC to start the non-profit application process and to pay the filing fees in the amount of $770.00 from the Revenue Fund.
  • Approved the Auditor-Treasurer consent agenda items: Cash Balance Report; Investment Summary; Budget Reports; and June, 2020 Disbursements.
  • Approved credit card holder, Jeanne Prescott, in the Soil and Water Department.
  • Adopted resolution approving Redwood County’s application for funding from the Federal Cares Act Grant specifically for elections.
  • Award SP 064-610-031, CSAH 10 bridge to Riley Brothers Construction in the amount of $294,331.65 and authorize Board Chair and Administrator to sign contract.
  • Award salt shed construction to A & B Construction in the amount of $188,005.00 and authorize Board Chair and Administrator to sign contract.
  • Award winter season salt bid to Johnson Feed in the amount of $83.00/ton.
  • Approved the purchase of a 155HP John Deere tractor and loader from Kibble Equipment in the amount of $169,006.99.
  • Approved the purchase of a mower from Weltsch Equipment in the amount of $41,553.08.
  • Adopted the Data Practices Policy.
  • Approved the funding request of $3,250.00 to the Plum Creek Library.
  • Tabled the CPT JPA to the August 4, 2020 board meeting.
  • Reviewed the June 2020 Jail Population.
  • Awarded the Asbestos mitigation in the GSB to VCI Environmental in the amount of $28,750.00.
  • Tabled the SWHHS CARES Act funding request to the August 4, 2020 meeting.
  • Approved to hire a Deputy 1 to replace the Investigator 2 that is moving to the Drug Task Force.
  • Entered into closed session for real estate consideration.  No action taken.
  • The commissioners reported on meetings they attended.
  • Adjourned at 12:09 p.m.

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