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Minutes July 27, 2010
Wabasha County Board of Commissioners
Meeting of July 27, 2010
The Board of County Commissioners of Wabasha County, Minnesota, convened in Regular Session at the Wabasha County Services Building, in the City of Wabasha, Minnesota on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. The meeting was called to order by Board Chairman Dwelle. The following Commissioners were present: Windhorst, Dwelle, Riester, Norman and Hall.
WINDHORST - RIESTER
Motion to approve the agenda.
Adopted Unanimously
Commissioners reported on meetings they attended. Administrator’s Update: Notice – Teamster negotiations Jeff Nelson, $500K – update on where we are and why There was no comment during the public forum.
RIESTER – HALL
Motion to approve the consent agenda including the following: Claims Meal Vouchers SSIS Claims Minutes: July 20, 2010 Accept $300.00 donation from the Goodhue County Cooperative Electric Trust to the Youthlink Mentorship Program
Adopted Unanimously
HALL - NORMAN
Resolution Number: 2010-150
Whereas, Solid Waste/Recycling Coordinator Tom Mosher has 19-years service with Wabasha County, and;
Whereas, Tom Mosher has announced his retirement effective July 31, 2010.
Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that Mr. Mosher’s retirement be accepted.
Adopted Unanimously
RIESTER - WINDHORST
Resolution No.: 2010-146
Whereas, the Region One – Southeast Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management Organization Joint Powers Board (JPB) recognizes that, in this current economy, there is a need for counties to have the ability to meet and train with others without actually traveling to alternate locations; and
Whereas, the JPB has applied for the 2008 MN HSEM Grant and with said grant desires for each county in the region to purchase a portable video conferencing system; the JPB requires each county to purchase each system and then request reimbursement from the fiscal agent, which is Olmsted County; and
Whereas, the cost of the system for Wabasha County with taxes is $19,113.68 plus a $250 set up fee and the county share of the grant $19,062.50.
Now, Therefore, be it resolved that Wabasha County approves purchase of the portable video conferencing system at a cost of $301.18 to the county.
Adopted Unanimously
RIESTER - HALL
Resolution Number: 2010-130
Whereas, Wabasha County relies on private solid waste haulers to provide solid waste hauling services for citizens; and
Whereas, each licensed hauler enters into a Waste Delivery Contract which governs those services, and
Whereas, the current Waste Delivery Contract between Wabasha County and all of the haulers expired on June 30th 2010, with an extension of thirty days, and
Whereas, after negotiation and discussion, a new contract which is valid for three years with two, one-year automatic renewals has been signed by each of the haulers,
Now, therefore, be it resolved that the Chairman of the Wabasha County Board is hereby authorized to sign the Waste Delivery Contracts for the following solid waste haulers who are currently licensed to haul solid waste in Wabasha County, with immediate effect.
1) Waste Management, Rochester, Minnesota
2) Waste management, Hastings, Minnesota
3) Wabasha Rubbish Removal
4) Rommel Rubbish Removal
5) Green Planet Disposal
6) Lake City Disposal
7) Veolia Environmental Services, Solid Waste Midwest
Adopted Unanimously
WINDHORST – NORMAN
Opened Public Hearing on public swimming pool ordinance.
Adopted Unanimously
RIESTER – HALL
Closed Public Hearing
Adopted Unanimously
WINDHORST - RIESTER
Resolution No.: 2010-147
Whereas, Wabasha County Public Health has signed a delegation agreement with Minnesota Department of Health to oversee the licensing of Public Swimming Pools, and
Whereas, Wabasha County currently has done this licensing and enforcement using the state codes, rather than a local ordinance, and Whereas, the Minnesota Health Department is now requiring delegated programs to have a local ordinance governing the licensing of Public Swimming Pools,
Now Therefore be it Resolved, by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that: The Public Swimming Pool Ordinance, as presented today, is adopted with implementation to begin August 1, 2010.
Adopted Unanimously
HALL – RIESTER
Opened Public Hearing on Youth Camp Ordinance
Adopted Unanimously
HALL – WINDHORST
Closed Public Hearing
Adopted Unanimously
HALL - RIESTER
Resolution No.: 2010-148
Whereas, Wabasha County Public Health has signed a delegation agreement with Minnesota Department of Health to oversee the licensing of Youth Camps, and
Whereas, Wabasha County’s current Youth Camp ordinance did not contain all of the current components of the state code;
Now Therefore be it Resolved, by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that: The Youth Camp Ordinance, as presented today, be adopted with implementation to begin August 1, 2010.
Nay: Norman
Adopted
RIESTER - WINDHORST
Resolution No.: 2010-149
Whereas, Wabasha County is seeking authorization to apply for a grant from the Office of the Secretary of State of Minnesota for Federal funds to defray operating costs of the assistive voting equipment and vote-counting equipment for polling places within Wabasha County, and
Whereas, a signed County Board resolution must accompany the application.
Now therefore be it resolved that the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners is hereby authorized to:
a) Apply for a grant from the Office of the Secretary of State of Minnesota for Federal funds pursuant to Laws 2010, Chapter 379 for the sole purpose to help defray operating costs of the assistive voting equipment and vote-counting equipment;
b) Enter into an agreement with the Office of the Secretary of State governing the receipt, expenditure, reimbursement and reporting of such a grant;
c) Receive and account separately in a manner sufficient to meet generally accepted government accounting principles sufficient to pass federal audit; and
d) Expend any sums received in the manner indicated in the grant application and agreement with the Office of the Secretary of State. No further action by the County Board is required for actions related to this grant.
Adopted Unanimously
HALL – RIESTER
Closed Session to discuss Union negotiations
Adopted Unanimously
HALL – WINDHORST
Reconvened at 1:02 p.m.
Adopted Unanimously
NORMAN - WINDHORST
Motion to adjourn.
Adopted Unanimously


 

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