Wright County Board Minutes

WRIGHT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
JANUARY 3, 2017
2017 BOARD REORGANIZATION
Bob Hiivala, County Auditor/Treasurer, called the meeting to order and asked for an election of the Chairperson for the coming year. On a motion by Daleiden, second by Husom, all voted to elect Charlie Borrell as Chairperson for 2017; and then Commissioner Borrell presided at the meeting.
On a motion by Husom, second by Potter, all voted to elect Mark Daleiden as Vice Chairperson for 2017.
On a motion by Potter, second by Vetsch, all voted to transfer back any unused funds in the County Attorney’s Contingency Fund, the Sheriff’s Contingency Fund, and the Incidental Fund to the General Revenue Fund.
On a motion by Daleiden, second by Husom, all voted to recall all unused clerk hire and unused budgets for 2016.
On a motion by Daleiden, second by Vetsch, all voted to set the County Board’s regular sessions for every Tuesday for 2017. The meetings shall be called to order at 9:00 A.M.
The Chairperson presented the existing list of committee memberships and asked the members of the County Board to convey their preferences and suggestions regarding committee designations for 2017.
On a motion by Vetsch, second by Daleiden, all voted that the appointments of committees for 2017 be made by the Chairperson with the approval of the Board and that the first member named act as Chairperson of the Committee and the County Coordinator act as Secretary. Alternates are designated on the Committee by ( ).
The following is a list of members of 2016 members and the 2017 appointments:
COMMITTEE:
Budget Committee Of The Whole
2016 MEMBERS; All Commissioners, Coordinator, Aud./Treas.
2017 APPOINTMENTS; All Commissioners, Coordinator, Aud./Treas.
Building Committee
2016 MEMBERS; Daleiden, Potter, (Borrell), Facilities Services Director
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Potter, Borrell, (Vetsch) Facilities Services Director
Owners Committee - Courts Facility
2016 MEMBERS; Borrell, Potter (Daleiden)
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Potter, Borrell (Daleiden)
Finance/CIP Committee
2016 MEMBERS; 2 Commissioners, Alt. Commissioner, Coordinator, Auditor/Treasurer, Asst. Co. Coordinator, Asst. Finance Director & IT Director
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Daleiden, Vetsch, Coordinator, Auditor/Treasurer, Asst. Co. Coordinator, Asst. Finance Director & IT Director
Ditch Committee (Combined Committee to Inspect & Joint Ditch Committee)
2016 MEMBERS; 2 Commissioners; Plus Commissioner From District being addressed; Auditor/Treasurer
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Borrell, Daleiden, (Husom), Auditor/Treasurer
Labor Management/Loss Control
2016 MEMBERS; Borrell, Husom, Coordinator, Asst. Co. Coordinator, Risk Manager, Emergency Management Coordinator (Also one Representative from each unit:Teamsters, WCDA, AFSCME, and 49ers)
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Husom, Borrel, Coordinator, Asst. Co. Coordinator, Risk Manager, Emergency Management Coordinator (Also one Representative from each unit: Teamsters, WCDA, AFSCME, and 49ers)
Noxious Weed Appeal Committee
2016 MEMBERS; Daleiden, Borrell
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Borrell, Daleiden
Nuclear
2016 MEMBERS; Sawatzke, Husom, Coordinator, Emergency Management Director, Assistant Deputy Director
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Husom, Vetsch, Coordinator, Emergency Management Director, Assistant Deputy Director
Personnel/Employee Relations
2016 MEMBERS; 2 Commissioners, 1 Alternate, HR Director & County Coordinator, and Assistant County Coordinator for Union Negotiations For Deferred Compensation, the Aud./Treas. and Chief Deputy Attorney
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Husom, Daleiden, (Vetsch), HR Director & County Coordinator, and Assistant County Coordinator for Union Negotiations For Deferred Compensation, the Aud./Treas. and Chief Deputy Attorney
Tax Forfeit Committee
2016 MEMBERS; Borrell, Potter, Auditor/Treasurer
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Potter, Borrell, Auditor/Treasurer
Technology
2016 MEMBERS; Borrell, Daleiden, IT Director, Auditor Treasurer, Highway Engineer, Human Services Representative, Sheriff Representative, Surveyor, Coordinator (Husom)
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Daleiden, Vetsch, IT Director, Auditor/Treasurer, Highway Engineer, Human Services Representative, Sheriff Representative, Surveyor, Coordinator (Husom)
Transportation Committee Of The Whole
2016 MEMBERS; All Commissioners, Highway Engineer, Coordinator
2017 APPOINTMENTS; All Commissioners, Highway Engineer, Coordinator
Ways & Means
2016 MEMBERS; Husom, Sawatzke, Coordinator (Borrell)
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Husom, Borrell, Coordinator, (Potter)
On a motion by Potter, second by Daleiden, all voted to accept the Advisory Board appointments as recommended. The following is a list of the 2016 members and the 2017 appointments:
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS:
Area Transportation Planning (ATP)
2016 MEMBERS; Potter
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Potter
Bertram Chain of Lakes Advisory Board
2016 MEMBERS; Sawatzke, Daleiden
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Daleiden, Vetsch
Central MN EMS Region Joint Powers Board
2016 MEMBERS; Husom (Borrell)
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Husom (Borrell)
Central MN Jobs & Training Joint Powers Board (JTPA) Workforce Center
2016 MEMBERS; Husom
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Husom
Central MN Emergency Services Board (Regional Radio Board)
2016 MEMBERS; Borrell (Husom)
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Borrell (Husom)
Clearwater River Watershed District (CRWD)
2016 MEMBERS; Husom
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Vetsch
County Extension Service
2016 MEMBERS; Borrell, Potter
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Borrell, Potter
Crow River Organization Of Water (C.R.O.W.)
2016 MEMBERS; Borrell (Potter)
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Borrell (Potter)
Delegates to AMC
2016 MEMBERS; All Commissioners, Auditor/Treasurer, Coordinator, Highway Engineer
2017 APPOINTMENTS; All Commissioners, Auditor/Treasurer, Coordinator, Highway Engineer
East Central Joint Powers Board
2016 MEMBERS; Sawatzke, Court Services Director
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Vetsch, Court Services Director
Economic Development Partnership Board
2016 MEMBERS; Potter
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Potter
Great River Regional Library Board
2016 MEMBERS; Potter
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Potter (Vetsch)
Highway 25 Corridor Coalition
2016 MEMBERS; Potter (Sawatzke)
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Potter (Vetsch)
Highway 55 Coalition
2016 MEMBERS; Potter, Husom (Highway Engineer)
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Potter, Husom (Highway Engineer)
Historical Society
2016 MEMBERS; Sawatzke
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Potter
I-94 Coalition
2016 MEMBERS; Potter
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Potter
Law Library Board
2016 MEMBERS; Husom
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Husom
Legislative Matters
2016 MEMBERS; All Commissioners
2017 APPOINTMENTS; All Commissioners
Methamphetamine Education And Drug Awareness Coalition of Wright County (MEADA)
2016 MEMBERS; Husom
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Husom
Monticello Joint Planning Board
2016 MEMBERS; Sawatzke
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Vetsch
One Watershed One Plan Policy Committee
2016 MEMBERS; Borrell
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Borrell
Parks Advisory Board
2016 MEMBERS; Daleiden
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Daleiden
Planning Commission
2016 MEMBERS; Borrell
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Borrell
Public Works Labor/Management
2016 MEMBERS; Husom, Coordinator (Sawatzke)
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Husom, Coordinator (Vetsch)
Region 7W Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Committee
2016 MEMBERS; Potter (Sawatzke)
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Potter (Husom)
Region 7W Transportation
2016 MEMBERS; Potter
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Potter
Regional Crime Lab
2016 MEMBERS; Husom
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Husom
Safe Communities of Wright County (SCWC)
2016 MEMBERS; Husom
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Husom
Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD)
2016 MEMBERS; Borrell
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Borrell
Twin Cities Urbanized Areas (UZA) Boundaries
2016 MEMBERS; Daleiden
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Daleiden
Water Management Task Force
2016 MEMBERS; Daleiden
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Daleiden
Wright County Ag Society
2016 MEMBERS; Borrell
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Borrell
Wright County Community Action Council
2016 MEMBERS; Daleiden, Borrell, City Representative
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Daleiden, Borrell, City Representative
Wright County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazared Mitigation Planning Committee
2016 MEMBERS; Husom
2017 APPOINTMENTS; Husom
(End of Advisory Board Appointments)
Daleiden moved to approve the minutes, seconded by Husom. The motion carried unanimously.
AGENDA
On a motion by Daleiden, second by Vetsch, all voted to approve the Agenda as presented.
CONSENT AGENDA
Daleiden moved to approve the Consent Agenda, seconded by Potter. The motion carried 5-0:
A. ADMINISTRATION
1. Refer to Personnel Committee (01/11/17) Request To Hire Business Analyst Above 12% Of Minimum Salary Range
B. ADMINISTRATION
1. Authorize Participation in the 2017 Minnesota Cities Participation Program (MCPP) Providing First Time Homebuyer Loans
C. ADMINISTRATION
1. Request To Authorize Signatures On Green View, Inc. Cleaning Contracts To Continue Services In 2017. Sites include Public Works And Highway. Billable rates unchanged.
D. ADMINISTRATION
1. Reappointments To The Great River Regional Library Board:
A. Dan Bravinder, 3-Year Term, Eff. 1-01-17
B. Jim Shovelain, 2-Year Term, Eff. 1-01-17
E. ADMINISTRATION
1. Approval of the MCIT 2017 Property/Casualty and Workers Compensation Insurance Renewal, for a total of $1,197,813.00.
F. SHERIFF
1. Request That Deputy Scott Albrecht Be Temporarily Classified As Sergeant
G. SHERIFF
1. Position Replacement:
A. Deputy
TIMED AGENDA ITEMS
BOB HIIVALA, AUDITOR TREASURER
Award Of Bids For 2016 Official Newspaper
Hiivala opened bids for the 2017 legal newspaper. Hiivala will bring forth a recommendation on the award at the next County Board Meeting.
Delano Herald Journal
Line length in picas 10.5
Lines per inch in legals 10
Length in lower case alphabet 84
Cost per column inch for legals 3.50
Herald Journal
Line length in picas 10.5
Lines per inch in legals 10
Length in lower case alphabet 84
Cost per column inch for legals .27
Claims
On a motion by Daleiden, second by Husom, all voted to approve the claims as listed in the abstract, subject to audit, for a total of $1,626,294.20 with 123 vendors and 181 transactions.
SEAN RILEY, PLANNING & ZONING ADMINISTRATOR
Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment appointments:
A. Reappoint Dan Bravinder and Ken Felger to the Planning Commission
B. Reappoint Paul Aarestad to the Board of Adjustment
Riley requested the following appointments to the Planning Commission and Board Of Adjustment, with terms for all positions running from 1-01-17 to 12-31-19:
Planning Commission: Dan Bravinder (District 5), Ken Felger (District 4)
Board of Adjustment: Paul Aarestad (District 4)
Potter moved to approve the appointments to the Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment as presented, seconded by Daleiden, carried unanimously.
TONY RASMUSON, COUNTY ASSESSOR
Oath of Office - County Assessor Reappointment
Per MN Statute 273.061, Rasmuson took the Oath of Office to serve another four-year term as County Assessor. Daleiden moved to reappoint Rasmuson as the County Assessor for the four-year term, seconded by Husom. The motion carried 5-0.
VIRGIL HAWKINS, HIGHWAY ENGINEER
Approve Agreement No. 16-54 for Improvement of Briarwood Ave SE in Rockford Twp.
The Agreement outlines the funding participation, construction, and maintenance responsibilities between Rockford Township and Wright County for the Briarwood Ave. SE improvements (SAP 086-600-007). Daleiden moved to approve the Agreement, seconded by Potter. The motion carried 5-0.
Approve Candidate Projects for Region 7W Funding for 2021
On a motion by Potter, second by Vetsch, roll call voted carried 5-0 to adopt Resolution #17-01 approving the following project for submittal to MnDOT for federal funding for fiscal year 2021:
Project Improvement; CSAH 19*
Description; Intersection Improvements
Cost; $3,000,000
Requested; $2,400,000
*This project would require some building removal and some major urban reconstruction involving all or part of that portion of CSAH 19 located between Chestnut Avenue SE and Ash Avenue NE in the City of St. Michael (one way pair). CSAH 35 and TH 241 would also be affected.
Approve Sponsoring Agency Resolution for TAP Funding for Howard Lake
The City of Howard Lake is applying for federal funds under the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. The City is responsible for the local share of the project and operation and maintenance of the facilities. The City proposes trail and pedestrian improvements along State Hwy. 12 and County Hwy. 6 in Howard Lake. The County serves as the sponsoring agency as the City has a population of under 5000. Daleiden moved to adopt Resolution #17-02, seconded by Potter. The motion carried 5-0 on a roll call vote.
ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION
2017 AMC DELEGATE APPOINTMENTS
On a motion by Potter, second by Husom, all moved to approve the following appointments to AMC:
2017 Policy Committee Appointments
Environment & Natural Resources Policy Committee; Borrell
General Government Policy Committee; Vetsch
Health & Human Services Policy Committee; Daleiden
Public Safety Policy Committee; Husom
Transportation & Infrastructure Policy Committee; Potter
2017 Delegate Appointments
Husom, Vetsch, Daleiden, Potter, Borrell
Bob Hiivala, Auditor/Treasurer
Lee Kelly, Coordinator
Virgil Hawkins, Highway Engineer
ADOPT RESOLUTION APPOINTING ERIK HEURING AS AGRICULTURAL INSPECTOR AND AUTHORIZE EXECUTION OF AGREEMENT FOR 2017
Potter moved to adopt Resolution #17-03, seconded by Daleiden. The motion carried 5-0 on a roll call vote.
ADOPT RESOLUTION APPOINTING MICHAEL YOUNG AS DRAINAGE INSPECTOR AND AUTHORIZE EXECUTION OF AGREEMENT FOR 2017
Husom moved to adopt Resolution #17-04, second by Potter. The motion carried 5-0 on a roll call vote.
Bills Approved
Advanced Disposal Services $112.88
Association of MN Counties 28,913.00
Backes/Joe 165.00
Beaudry Propane Inc 2,259.35
BestFriends Veterinary Clinic 528.00
Borrell/Charlie 411.50
CDW Government Inc 4,902.75
Center Point Energy 4,711.86
Databank IMX LLC 69,839.00
Dynamic Recycling 3,143.18
Elk River Municipal Utilities 116.42
Elkerton/Marian 894.92
Emergency Automotive Tech Inc 9,510.00
Envirotech Services Inc 25,128.36
Federated Co-ops Inc 629.47
Gabriel/Cathleen 100.00
Goodpoint Technology 2,250.00
Granite Electronics 737.05
Herr/Jeffrey & Nicole 19,500.00
Hertzog/Amy 242.20
Hillyard Inc - Minneapolis 4,082.53
Info Tech Research Group 18,136.02
Integrated Fire & Security 2,915.00
Intern. Assn of Property & Evidence 100.00
Klein Bank 7,239.00
Laplant Demo Inc 497.50
Loberg Electric 3,703.58
MACA 1,000.00
Madden Galanter Hansen LLP 6,356.51
Marco 5,558.92
MCHRMA 150.00
MCIT 1,197,813.00
Miller/Nathan 104.00
Minnesota Monitoring Inc 11,506.50
MN Counties Comp. Coop 13,585.20
MN Sheriffs Association 10,726.00
Moon Motorsports 3,987.00
Multi Health Systems Inc 399.60
Munson/Margaret 113.50
Netmail Inc 13,465.00
North Star Awards & Trophies 109.90
NPELRA 200.00
Office Depot 3,193.85
Performance Kennels Inc 103.20
Precision Prints of Wright Co 182.00
Premier Biotech Labs LLC 2,231.25
PS DEC Inc 4,200.00
Seachange Printing/ Marketing 2,265.85
SHI International Corp 984.00
Stericycle Inc 334.08
Windstream 184.38
Wold Architects & Engineers 2,310.03
Works Computing Inc 12,220.00
Wright County Auditor Treasurer 1,000.00
Wright Hennepin Electric 548.86
Wright SWCD 119,886.00
18 Payments less than $100 807.00
Final Total: $1,626,294.20
The meeting adjourned at 9:42 a.m.
Published in the Herald Journal Jan. 23, 2017.