SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES - PART 1

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SWIFT COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
July 16, 2013

Chairman Fox called the meeting to order at 11:00 AM with all members present as well as County Administrator Mike Pogge-Weaver and Payroll Officer/General Assistant Amanda Ness.
Chairman Fox asked if there were any additions to the Agenda. There were none.
07-16-13-01 Commissioner Klemm moved and Commissioner Rudningen seconded to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
07-16-13-02 Commissioner Peterson moved and Commissioner Hendrickx seconded to approve the Consent Agenda which consisted of the Board Meeting Minutes of July 2, 2013, the Executive Session Minutes of July 2, 2013, approval of a three year contract with Interstate Power Systems to maintain the Law Enforcement Center generator, and approval of a contract with GEO-Comm for dispatch mapping. Motion carried unanimously.
The board reviewed the Auditor and Commissioner warrants and no questions or comments were made by the board.
07-16-13-03 Commissioner Rudningen moved and Commissioner Klemm seconded to approve the Commissioner warrants as follows: Revenue: $195,232.36; Solid Waste: $30,539.41; Road and Bridge: $105,761.91; Welfare and Human Services, $85.58; and Ditches: $5,012.00 which includes the following bills over $2,000: 6W Department of Community Corrections, $80,791.93; Clifton Larson Allen LLP, $3,000.00; CPUI, $8,906.85; Contech Construction Products, $16,679.76; Countryside Public Health, $44,268.50; Rodney & Linda Ellingson, $9,408.00; Engineering Design Initiative, $2,608.98; Luverne & Mary Flower, $7,712.00; Glacial Plains Cooperative, $2,030.42; Holiday Fleet, $2,293.21; Houston Engineering Inc, $5,012.00; Kandiyohi County Public Works, $3,566.58; Evelyn McGee, $3,296.00; Donald & Beverly Nagler, $9,344.00; W.K. O’Leary Farms Inc, $8,352.00; Pflipsen Trucking, $9,882.96; Pro Action Safety & Sales, $2,993.68; Alyn & Diane Sylte, $15,968.00; University of Minnesota, $17,516.25; Waste Management of Northern Minnesota, $17,367.40; Mike & Mary Wente, $4,288.00; Donald & Rita Wersinger, $9,312.00; and the Auditor warrants as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
Board and Committee Reports were given as follows: Chairman Fox reported on the Revolving Loan Fund, Restorative Justice, Woodland Centers, Policy Committee, and Pomme de Terre River Association. Commissioner Klemm had no meetings to report on. Commissioner Peterson reported on Policy Committee, 6W Corrections, Countryside Public Health, Soil & Water Conservation, and the Supporting Hands Nurse-Family Partnership. Commissioner Rudningen reported on CodeRed Training and the Glacial Ridge Scenic Byway. Commissioner Hendrickx reported on the Corporate Compliance Board Meeting for Woodland Centers, Revolving Loan Fund, and 6W Corrections.
Administrator Pogge-Weaver reported on the memo he handed out regarding the budget pointing out that the numbers include replacing a boiler and the Appleton radio site. He also noted that there are still many unknowns that could affect the budget such as our dividend from MCIT, County Program Aid, the upcoming labor negotiations, and SW/WC Service Cooperative’s utilization adjustments. He also suggested that a federal declaration is likely from FEMA, he has sent out information for his six month review, and reported that the Policy Committee members discussed hiring, credit card use, and budgeting authority.

 

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