SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES April 6, 2021

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SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
April 6, 2021

All members present.
Chairman Fox called the meeting to order at 9:03 AM. Also present: County Administrator Kelsey Baker, Auditor Kim Saterbak, County Sheriff John Holtz, Soil and Water District Manager Andy Albertson and Terri Orr.
Chairman Fox asked if there were any changes to the agenda. There were none.
Commissioner Rudningen moved and Commissioner Hendrickx seconded to approve the agenda. Motion carried unanimously.
Commissioner Rudningen moved and Commissioner P. Peterson seconded to approve consent agenda. (1) Minutes from March 16, 2021, (2) Day Care Grant Request, (3) Tax Abatement for parcel 23-1299-000. Motion carried unanimously.
Commissioner warrants are as follows: Revenue: $44,734.50; Solid Waste: $31,730.87; County Road & Bridge: $11,051.54; Human Services: $275.24; County Ditches Fund: $2,348.94; Tax Collection Fund: $4.00; which includes the following bills over $2,000: Center Point Energy, $2,624.45; Glacial Plains Cooperative, $2,383.40; Lincoln National Corporation, $2,703.10; MNCCC Lockbox, $6,945.00; Pflipsen Trucking LLC., 13,304.01; Royal Tire Inc., 2,581.00; Sun Life Financial - 246468, $2,185.64; Swift County Benson Hospital, $6,378.15; Swift County HRA, $2,001.34; Waste Management of WI-MN, $9,638.83; William’s, $5,649.43; Wold Architects & Engineers, $7,788.67; Yellow Medicine County Jail, $3,080.38.
Commissioner P. Peterson moved and Commissioner Hendrickx seconded to approve Commissioner warrants and review Auditor warrants. Motion carried unanimously.
Commissioner P. Peterson reported on HRA annual meeting and Prairie Five. Commissioner E. Pederson reported on DAC, Computer Professionals Technology, Swift County Historical Society, Joint Ditch #9, and Collaboration meeting. Chairman Fox reported on Joint Ditch #9, Woodland Centers, Chippewa River Watershed, Hospital Finance and PrimeWest. Commissioner Hendrickx reported on Building Committee, Woodland Centers, AMC Board of Directors, Prairie Waters, AMC-DHS Budget report, Southern Prairie Community Care, Appleton OHV Park overview with the DNR and PrimeWest. Commissioner Rudningen reported on Building Committee, Prairie Lakes Youth Programs, Joint Engineer meeting and Kerkhoven EDA.
Administrator Kelsey Baker reported on the American Relief Plan, Personnel interviews, Building Committee, LEAN training, Joint Engineer meeting and the Swift County Courthouse Clock.
Chairman Fox asked if there were any citizen comments. Jim Hilleren had comments regarding the Swift County Courthouse Clock, County Road 104, recreational trails on the east side of Swift County and around Appleton and the OHV Park. There were no other comments.
Andy Albertson, Soil and Water Conservation District Manager updated the board on the annual report.
Andy further requested a resolution to support the Chippewa River Watershed One Watershed, One Plan project.
Commissioner E. Pederson motioned and Commissioner P. Peterson seconded to approve the resolution to support the Chippewa River Watershed One Watershed, One Plan project. A brief discussion was held. Motion carried unanimously.
Andy further requested a motion for a Memorandum of Agreement with Upper Minnesota River Partnership.
Commissioner Rudningen motioned and Commissioner Hendrickx seconded to approve a Memorandum of Agreement with Upper Minnesota River Partnership. A lengthy discussion was held. Motion carried unanimously.
Administrator Kelsey Baker requested approval of the Johnson Controls Proposal.
Commissioner Hendrickx moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to approve Johnson Controls Proposal to provide the material and programing for the Kantech card access system. A lengthy discussion was held. Motion carried unanimously.
Auditor Kim Saterbak requested approval for the sale of three tax forfeiture parcels to the City of Appleton for demolition.
Commissioner Hendrickx moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to approve the sale of three parcels to the City of Appleton for the price of $1 per parcel for demolition. A brief discussion was held. Motion carried unanimously.
Liz Auch, Countryside Public Health update.
The board recessed at 10:57 AM.
The board reconvened at 11:12 AM. for the Human Service Work Session.
Chairman Fox adjourned the meeting at 1:38 PM.

WITNESSED:
Joe Fox, Chair
ATTEST:
Kelsey Baker, County Administrator