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Minutes September 5, 2017

 Wabasha County Board of Commissioners

Meeting of September 5, 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, September 5, 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

SPRINGER-HALL

Motion to approve the agenda

Adopted Unanimously

Staff Updates:

Public Health: Everyday Hero Award Presented to Wanda Lee

Anniversaries:

·         Audry Plote, Auditor/Treasurer’s Office, 15 Years of Service

Administrator Updates:

SPRINGER-GOIHL

Motion to approve the consent agenda including the following:

Minutes: August 22nd, 2017

Claims

Meal Vouchers

Per Diems

Resolution No.: 2017-169

Whereas, Auditor/Treasurer’s office will be short staffed for 3-4 month due to an employee out on FMLA.

Whereas, Under the terms of our collective bargaining agreement the County and staff have the ability to agree to a flexible schedule of hours other than what is defined as a “normal workweek” under our contract.; and,

 Whereas, This agreement would allow 37.5 hours Deputy Auditor/Treasurer’s to work up to 40 hours per week and be paid at straight time;

Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners, that the Board Chair and County Administrator is authorized to execute written “Memorandums of Agreement” with interested Auditor/Treasurer personnel in the Auditor/Treasurer’s Office to work up to 40 hours per week and to be paid at straight time for the referenced work.

Resolution No: 2017-170

Whereas, Wabasha County Public Health is in need of Certified Public Health Nurses and, and;

Whereas,  Wabasha County will establish staffing levels in Public Health for the position of Certified Public Health Nurse; and

Whereas, it has been determined that these staffing levels are deemed necessary and appropriate for budgetary and workload reasons,

Now Therefore Be It Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners approve that staffing levels will include but not succeed five full-time Certified Public Health Nurses and that those said staffing levels will be maintained moving forward.

Resolution No: 2017-171

Whereas, Wabasha County Highway Department is in need of Engineering Technicians, and;

Whereas, Wabasha County will establish staffing levels in the Highway Department for the position of Engineering Technician III; and

Whereas, it has been determined that these staffing levels are deemed necessary and appropriate for budgetary and workload reasons,

Now Therefore Be It Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners approve that staffing levels will include but not succeed three full-time Engineering Technician III and that those said staffing levels will be maintained moving forward.

Resolution No.: 2017-172

Whereas, Wabasha County has reviewed the pertinent data on bridges requiring replacement, rehabilitation, or removal; and

Whereas, Wabasha County has identified those bridges that are high priority and has previously established a list of those bridges that require replacement, rehabilitation, or removal; and

Whereas, the following additional bridges have been since identified as also requiring replacement, rehabilitation, or removal.

Now Therefore Be It Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that, the following bridge is a high priority and Wabasha County intends to replace, rehabilitate, or remove this bridge as necessary when funds are available.

Be It Further Resolved that Wabasha County does hereby request authorization to replace, rehabilitate, or remove such bridge and authorizes the Wabasha County Engineer to request funds.

Old Bridge Number

Jurisdiction

  Road Name

Total Project Cost

Federal Funds

Township or State Bridge Funds

Local or State Aid Funds

Proposed Construction Year

3219

Wabasha County

   CR 68

300,000

280,000

20,000

2019

Resolution No.:  2017-173


Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that the Wabasha County Highway Engineer be authorized to advertise for bids for Sealcoat CP 79-18-6010, Traffic Paint CP 79-18-6000, Furnish and Apply Chloride CP 79-18-6020 and Crushed Rock CP 79-18-6030.

Adopted Unanimously

Presentation: South Country Health Alliance Update – Leota Lind

GOIHL-SPRINGER

Resolution No.: 2017-174

Whereas, the following applicant wish to have their County On Sale, Off Sale and Sunday Liquor License approved:

  William & Pasha Richardson                Mac’s Dam Bar LLC                    Mazeppa Township           

Whereas, the application has been approved by the County Attorney and County Sheriff. Wabasha County Auditor/Treasurer has received certificate of insurance and the appropriate license fee.  The liquor license will run from September 20, 2017 to July 31, 2018.

Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that,

They hereby approve the new County On Sale, Off Sale and Sunday Liquor License to the individual listed above, subject to the approval of the State of Minnesota Liquor Control Commissioner.

Adopted Unanimously

WOBBE-GOIHL

Resolution No.: 2017-175

Adoption Of The Wabasha County

All-Hazard Mitigation Plan

Whereas, Wabasha County has participated in the hazard mitigation planning process as established under the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000, the act establishes a framework for the development of a County Hazard Mitigation Plan; and, and

Whereas, the Act, as part of the planning process, requires public involvement and local coordination among neighboring local units of government and businesses; and

Whereas, the Wabasha County Plan includes a risk assessment including past hazards, hazards that threaten the County, an estimate of structures at risk, a general description of land uses and development trends; and

Whereas, the Wabasha County Plan includes a mitigation strategy including goals and objectives and an action plan identifying specific mitigation projects and costs; and

Whereas, the Wabasha County Plan includes a maintenance or implementation process including plan updates, integration of the plan into other planning documents and how Wabasha County will maintain public participation and coordination; and

Whereas, the Plan has been shared with the Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency for review and comment; and

Whereas, the Wabasha County All-Hazard Mitigation Plan will make the county and participating jurisdictions eligible to receive FEMA hazard mitigation assistance grants; and

Whereas, this is a multi-jurisdictional Plan and cities that participated in the planning process may choose to also adopt the County Plan.

Now Therefore Be It Resolved that the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners supports the hazard mitigation planning effort and wishes to adopt the Wabasha County All-Hazard Mitigation Plan.

Adopted Unanimously


SPRINGER-HALL

Resolution No.: 2017 - 176

Radiological Emergency Preparedness

Grant Equipment Purchase

Whereas, the State of Minnesota has trained locals to respond to a Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program Reception Center at the Wabasha-Kellogg School to help evacuees from the City of Red Wing in the event a large incident occurs at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant in Red Wing, MN; and

Whereas, through the State of Minnesota, Xcel Energy has provided Wabasha County with a grant to purchase equipment for the County and the City of Wabasha to use at the Reception Center; said equipment is also approved to be used in day to day business; and

Whereas, Wabasha County and the City of Wabasha have met and have a request for equipment to be purchased with the Reception Center Grant funds:

  • 10 dual band pagers for the Wabasha Fire Department

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners approves purchase of the equipment listed above.

Adopted Unanimously

GOIHL-HALL

Motion to recess County Budget Workshop being held on September 12, 2017 at 8:00 am.  The meeting will be held in the Commissioner’s Board Room located at 625 Jefferson Avenue, Wabasha, MN 55981

Adopted Unanimously

Agenda for this meeting

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