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Minutes September 19, 2017

 Wabasha County Board of Commissioners

Meeting of September 19, 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 19, 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-SPRINGER

Motion to approve the agenda

Adopted Unanimously

Staff Updates:

Administrator Updates:

GOIHL-HALL

Motion to approve the consent agenda including the following:

Minutes: September 5, 2017

Minutes: September 12, 2017

Claims

Meal Vouchers

Per Diems

Donation: Accept Donation of $1799.95 from Tom and Cindy Wright to be Used Toward Purchase of  Bite Suit for K-9 Unit

Resolution No.: 2017-177

Resolution Authorizing Execution of State of Minnesota

2017 Emergency Management Performance Grant Contract

Whereas, Wabasha County has applied for and been granted $20,496 to apply toward expenses associated with the Wabasha County Emergency Management Office through the Emergency Management Performance Grant, and

Whereas, said grant is a 50% matching grant that is awarded through the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, and

Now, Therefore, be it Resolved that Wabasha County enter into an Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, by the 2017 Emergency Management Performance Grant Contract.

Resolution No.:  2017-178

Whereas, CP 79-17-8290 and SAP 079-600-014 with any and/or all Supplemental Agreements, Change Orders or Work Orders, have been completed. 

Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners the Wabasha County Auditor/Treasurer be authorized to issue a warrant for final payment to Asphalt Surface Technologies Corporation for completion of CP 79-17-8290 in the amount of $31,203.09.

Be it Further Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners the Wabasha County Auditor/Treasurer be authorized to issue a warrant for final payment to Asphalt Surface Technologies Corporation for completion of SAP 079-600-014 in the amount of $1660.47.

Resolution No.:  2017-179

Whereas, the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners previously directed the County Highway Department to install flashing Stop signs at the intersection of County Highway 2 and 33; and

Whereas, replacement of one or both signs will be necessary due to damage, deterioration or malfunction. 

Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners the Wabasha County Highway Department is authorized to replace flashing Stop signs at the intersection of County Highway 2 and 33 with typical non-flashing signs when determined necessary by the Wabasha County Engineer or as otherwise recommended by the Wabasha County Engineer.

Resolution No.:  2017-180

Joint Powers Agreement

South East Minnesota Violent Crime Enforcement Team (SEMVCET)

Whereas, the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office has been a member of the Southeastern Minnesota Drug Task Force for over 20 years; and,

Whereas, the current Joint Powers Agreement needed to be modified due to procedural changes that were outdated in order to comply with how the Task Force is managed; and,

Whereas, the Sheriff’s Office has received the modified Joint Powers Agreement between the South East Minnesota Violent Crime Enforcement Team (SEMVCET) and the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office which needs to be approved and signed by the County Board Chairperson; and,

Whereas, the Sheriff requests the approval and signing of the Joint Powers Agreement between the South East Minnesota Violent Crime Enforcement Team (SEMVCET) and the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office by the Chairperson of the County Board.

Now, Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that: the Joint Powers Agreement between the South East Minnesota Violent Crime Enforcement Team (SEMVCET) and the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office is hereby approved and authorizes it’s signing by the Chairperson of the County Board.

Adopted Unanimously

WOBBE-SPRINGER

Resolution No: 2017-181

Wabasha County Non-Union Health Insurance Contribution

Whereas, over the past year Wabasha County has engaged in negotiations with the various bargaining units within Wabasha County; and

Whereas, during the course of those negotiations the County identified the need and trend toward requiring additional employee contributions towards family health care; and

Whereas, during the course of those negotiations the County identified the need and trend toward reducing the need for additional employee contribution towards single health care; and

Whereas,  Wabasha County has secured employee contributions in all of the settled union contracts which call for employee contributions of 30% of the family coverage premium cost for the base group hospital and medical insurance deductible plan; and

Whereas,  Wabasha County has reduced employee contribution in all of the settled union contracts which call for no cost for the single coverage premium cost for the base group hospital and medical insurance deductible plan; and

Whereas,

Now Therefore Be It Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that effective January 1, 2018, and moving forward from that date, the County shall implement the following changes to the insurance plans for non-union employees as listed below:

The Employer shall pay 100% of the cost of single coverage for all regular full-time employees for the base group hospital and medical insurance deductible plan (currently $250 deductible, $10 generic drug plan), and the Employer shall pay 70% of the family coverage premium cost for the base group hospital and medical insurance deductible plan (currently $250 deductible, $10 generic drug plan.)  Any additional cost of the premium shall be paid by the Employee through payroll deduction.  The County will offer an HSA/VEBA option in those years in which the County qualifies to offer such as option.

Adopted Unanimously

GOIHL-HALL

Resolution No.:  2017-182

Whereas, the Wabasha County Highway Department finds it beneficial to purchase two used 2013 John Deere 770G Motor Graders with snow removal attachments, and

Whereas, with the purchase of two motor graders Unit 836 Cat 140G Motor Grader and Unit 851 Cat 140G Motor Grader with snow removal attachments are considered excess.

Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that the Wabasha County Highway Department be authorized to purchase two used 2013 John Deere 770G Motor Graders from RDO Equipment Co.

Be it further resolved that the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners hereby declares Unit 836 Cat 140G Motor Grader and Unit 851 Cat 140G Motor Grader with snow removal attachments as Excess Equipment and authorizes the County Engineer to dispose as a trade-in allowance.

Be it further resolved that the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners hereby authorizes the transfers of funds as necessary to make the above purchase from unallocated funds in the Capital Equipment fund (Fund 17) and proceeds of the sale of the Millville Highway Shop and property (Fund 15). 

Adopted Unanimously

WOBBE-SPRINGER

Motion to adjourn

Adopted Unanimously

Agenda for this meeting

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Agenda for this meeting
 

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