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Minutes August 15, 2017

 Wabasha County Board of Commissioners

Meeting of August 15, 2017


The Board of County Commissioners of Wabasha County, Minnesota, convened in Regular Session at the Wabasha County Courthouse, in the City of Wabasha, Minnesota on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.

The meeting was called to order by Board Chairperson Key.

The following Commissioners were present:  Goihl, Hall, Key, Springer, Wobbe

HALL-GOIHL

Motion to approve the agenda

Adopted Unanimously

Staff Updates:

Administrator Updates:

WOBBE-GOIHL

Motion to approve the consent agenda including the following:

Minutes: August 1, 2017

Claims

Meal Vouchers

Per Diems

 Donations:

  • Approve and Accept $2915 in Donations on Behalf of the Youth Link Mentorship Program (For list of donations see donation agenda sheet in packet)
  • Approve and Accept $5110 from Camp Victory on Behalf of the Youth Link Mentorship Program

Resolution No.: 2017-160

Resolution Appointing Bear Valley Watershed Officers and Advisory Member

Whereas, a portion of the Bear Valley Watershed District is located within Wabasha County; and.

Whereas, Wabasha County Board of Commissioners is required to appoint managers to serve on the watershed district’s Board of Managers;

Whereas, the watershed district is also requesting that a county board member serve in an advisory capacity; and

Now Therefore Be It Resolved by the Wabasha County Board that the following individuals be appointed to serve as Watershed District managers for the following terms:

Neil Stehr - January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018

Warren Majerus - January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2019

Advisory Commissioner - Brian Goihl January 1, 2017 to January 1, 2018

Adopted Unanimously

HALL-SPRINGER

Resolution No.: 2017-161

Whereas, the following applicant wishes to have their MN Lawful Gambling Exempt Permit approved:

Sam Evans                           Plainview Polar Bearons Snowmobile Club

Whereas, Exempt Permit is for gambling at BJ’s Bar & Grill 61488 County Road 86 Theilman  Mn 55945, Highland Twp.

Whereas, the application have been approved by Highland Twp Board. The permit runs Annually.

Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners hereby approves, the MN Lawful Gambling Exempt Permit for Plainview Polar Bearons Snowmobile Club at BJ’s Bar & Grill of Theilman.

Adopted Unanimously

WOBBE-HALL

Resolution No.: 2017-162

Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that, the County enter into the attached Grant Contract with the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) to conduct the following Program: County Veterans Service Office Operational Enhancement Grant Program.  The grant must be used to provide outreach to the county's veterans; to assist in the reintegration of combat veterans into society; to collaborate with other social service agencies, educational institutions, and other community organizations for the purposes of enhancing services offered to veterans; to reduce homelessness among veterans; and to enhance the operations of the county veterans service office, as specified in Minnesota Laws 2017 Chapter 4 Article 1, Section 38, Subdivision 2.  This Grant should not be used to supplant or replace other funding.

Be It Further Resolved by the Wabasha County Board that Nathan Pelz, the County Veteran Service Officer, be authorized to execute the attached Grant Contract for the above-mentioned Program on behalf of the County. 

Adopted Unanimously

SPRINGER-HALL

Resolution Number: 2017-163

Lisa Jaeger Conditional Use Permit

Whereas, Lisa Jaeger presented an application for a Conditional Use Permit for a mental health counseling, consulting, and advocacy business on parcel 05.01059.00 located in Section 12, Township 110 North, Range 10 West, Town of Greenfield (66139 145th Ave.); and

Whereas, The Wabasha County Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on July 24, 2017  to provide an opportunity for the public to present any testimony related to the request; and

Whereas, The Wabasha County Planning Commission discussed the matter after the public hearing and with a vote of 5-0 recommends to the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that the request be approved with six conditions.

Now Therefore Be It Resolved, the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners approves the Conditional Use Permit for Lisa Jaeger with the conditions as follows:

  1. The Conditional Use Permit shall not be valid until a document is provided by Wabasha County’s Building Code inspector that the structure utilized for the business adheres to Minnesota Building Code and Minnesota Accessibility Code. 

  2. The driveway shall be improved within six months of the CUP being issued to accommodate the parking of five vehicles and also improved to allow for a turn-around area so vehicles can enter the township road in a safer manner moving forward as opposed to having to back out onto the township road.

  3. The business shall not utilize the township road for client parking.

  4. Business hours shall only be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  5. Group sessions shall be limited to a maximum of four participants.

  6. The CUP for the business is to be utilized only by Lisa Jaeger.  If the property is sold, the CUP will not be valid.

Adopted Unanimously

WOBBE-HALL

Resolution Number: 2017-164

Roger and Rachel Walkes Conditional Use Permit

Whereas, Roger and Rachel Walkes presented an application for a Conditional Use Permit for the transfer of the dwelling density from parcel 14.00136.06 to parcel 14.00207.00 located in Section 20 and Section 29, Township 108 North, Range 11 West, Town of Plainview; and

Whereas, The Wabasha County Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on July 24, 2017  to provide an opportunity for the public to present any testimony related to the request; and

Whereas, The Wabasha County Planning Commission discussed the matter after the public hearing and with a vote of 5-0 recommends to the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that the request be approved with one condition.

Now Therefore Be It Resolved, the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners approves the Conditional Use Permit for Roger and Rachel Walkes with the condition as follows:

1.       A deed restriction to prohibit any dwellings shall be recorded on all of parcel 14.00136.06. 

Adopted Unanimously

GOIHL-SPRINGER

Resolution Number: 2017-165

City of Zumbro Falls Conditional Use Permit

Whereas, The City of Zumbro Falls presented an application for a Conditional Use Permit for the placement of fill in a mapped floodway and floodfringe on parcel 07.00045.00 located in Section 6, Township 109 North, Range 13 West, Town of Hyde Park; and

Whereas, The Wabasha County Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on July 24, 2017  to provide an opportunity for the public to present any testimony related to the request; and

Whereas, The Wabasha County Planning Commission discussed the matter after the public hearing and with a vote of 4-1 recommends to the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that the request be approved with two conditions.

Now Therefore Be It Resolved, the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners approves the Conditional Use Permit for the City of Zumbro Falls with the conditions as follows:

1.       Any additional fill being placed on the property (including the placement of gravel on the parking lot) shall require the issuance of another CUP to determine any impact on the regional flood elevation or to determine whether or not it will cause an obstruction to flow.

2.       Any placement of structures on the property shall require compliance with the provisions of the Wabasha County Zoning Ordinance.

Adopted Unanimously

Appoint Commissioner Brian Goihl to Bear Valley Watershed Advisory Board

WOBBE-HALL

Motion to adjourn

Adopted Unanimously

Agenda for this meeting

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