SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES - PART 2

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10-15-13-07 Commissioner Peterson moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to approve the conditional job offer and appointment of Steven Meyer to the position of Maintenance Worker III, effective October 28, 2013.  Motion carried unanimously.
10-15-13-08 Commissioner Hendrickx moved and Commissioner Klemm seconded to accept a letter of resignation from Jill Burdorf Cook and to authorize the advertising of a replacement full-time CCO.  Motion carried unanimously.
Parks, Drainage, and Wetlands Supervisor Mike Johnson informed the Drainage Authority of violations and procedures to restore the required one rod grass strip as part of the end of year reporting to the Drainage Inspector.
10-15-13-09 Commissioner Klemm moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to recess for lunch at 11:56 AM.  Motion carried.
The board reconvened at 1:00 PM.
County Treasurer Ron Vadnais went over the third quarter 2013 cash and investments with the board.
Administrator Pogge-Weaver recommended to the board to approve a Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) with the Minnesota Public Sector Collaborative (MPSC).
10-15-13-10 Commissioner Hendrickx moved and Commissioner Fox seconded to approve a JPA with MPSC.  Motion carried unanimously.
Administrator Pogge-Weaver also asked the board to consider moving from the Southwest/West Central Services Cooperative to the MPSC as of January 1, 2014, approve a change to the Agent of Record from Chevalier Insurance Agency LLC to Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC as of November 1, 2013, approve a Letter of Intent with PreferredOne Administrative Services for health insurance services as of January 1, 2014, and approve Swift County Board of Commissioner’s Policy 217 on County Health Insurance Funding.
Commissioner Rudningen raised concerns with moving the Agent of Record to an out-of-town agent and asked that action on that item be tabled to look at other agents.
10-15-13-11 Commissioner Hendrickx moved and Commissioner Peterson seconded to approve moving to the MPSC, a Letter of Intent with PreferredOne Administrative Services, and the Health Insurance Funding Policy 217.  Motion carried unanimously.
10-15-13-12 Commissioner Hendrickx moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to table the change to the Agent of Record in order to look at other agents.  Motion carried unanimously.
10-15-13-13 Commissioner Hendrickx moved and Commissioner Klemm seconded to adjourn to a closed session pursuant to sections 179A.01 to 179A.25 to consider strategies for labor negotiations.  Motion carried.
The regular meeting recessed to the closed session at 1:57 PM.
The regular meeting reconvened at 2:49 PM.
10-15-13-14 Commissioner Peterson moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to adjourn.  Motion carried.   
Meeting adjourned at 2:50 PM
     WITNESSED:
Joe Fox, Chair
ATTEST:
Michel Pogge-Weaver, County Administrator 

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