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Summary of Redwood County Board meeting for Aug. 4

The following is a summary of the County Board meeting held August 4, 2020:

  • Approved the revised agenda; July 21st minutes; bills.
  • The Board entered into Ditch Authority.
  • The Board reconvened into Regular Session.
  • Adopted resolution to accept the NGGIS Grant Program Funding with Lyon County.
  • Approved Rezoning #2-20R filed by Tim Wertish to rezone 5 acre tract from Agriculture to Highway Service Business District.
  • Approved CUP #6-20 filed by Tyler Domeier to operate a dog training and boarding kennel.
  • Approved Road and Bridge Bills in the amount of $199,217.15.
  • Adopted resolution in support of CSAH 2 Guard Rail Project.
  • Awarded the 2020-21 Propane to Meadowland Cooperative in the amount of $1.08/gallon.
  • Approved the purchase of a tow type tail gate paver from Ruffridge Johnson Equipment Company in the amount of $54,420 with a permanent transfer of funds from the Building Fund.
  • Approved the State of MN Local Bridge Replacement Program Grant Agreement for SP #064-610-031.
  • Adopted resolution for the grant agreement for SP #064-610-031.
  • Approved the purchase of a Lorenz tractor mounted snow blower from Kibble Equipment not to exceed $13,000.00 with a permanent transfer of funds from the Building Fund.
  • MnDOT Representatives presented a list of the highway improvement projects to be completed through year 2030 in the District 8 area, which includes Redwood County.
  • Authorized WOLD and Contegrity Group to let bids on the Courthouse Security Project.
  • Set a rental fee for the space in the existing courthouse for the CAC at $10.80 per square foot for purposes of applying as non-profit status.
  • Approved the State of Minnesota Election Recount Agreements for the Primary and General Election.
  • Approved the 2020 Voting Equipment Grant Agreement.
  • Adopted resolution for the County Veterans Service Office Operational Enhancement Grant in the amount of $7,500.00.
  • Approved the purchase of (10) Dell PC’s in the amount of $8,228.90.
  • Board consensus to authorize Parsons to proceed with Arvig Fiber Project in preparation for the GSB & Court Security Project.
  • Approved the Change Orders from Sabre’s in the amount of $16,689.00 for the Communications Tower Project.
  • Approved the CPT JPA.
  • Tabled the SWHHS CARES Act Funding Request to the August 18, 2020 meeting.
  • Adopted resolution to accept the allocation of the Coronavirus relief fund distribution and to follow the guidance for specified uses.
  • Adopted resolution to expend CARES Act funding available to offset expenses incurred because of the Governor’s Emergency Order for the purchase of 10 laptops and docking stations.
  • Approved to hire Andrew Messner as FT Deputy Sheriff on the LELS Salary Schedule, Deputy Sheriff Grade/Step 1 at $22.11 per hour effective August 10, 2020.
  • The Board entered into Closed Session for a real estate consideration on Parcel #88-200-1160.
  • The Board reconvened into regular session.
  • Approved the purchase of Parcel #88-200-1160 in the amount of $95,000.00.
  • Adjourned at 12:47 p.m.
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