Agenda January 7, 2014

Wabasha County

Board of Commissioners Meeting Agenda

January 7, 2014

9:00 a.m.

Agenda item:

1.0 Call to Order

A. Election of Board Chairperson and Vice Chairperson

Please be respectful and turn off all cell phones and pagers during the Board meeting.

2.0 Pledge of Allegiance

3.0 Roll Call (Hall, Wobbe, Springer, Harms, Roschen)

4.0 Approve Agenda

5.0 Staff Updates

6.0 Citizen Involvement MS13D.01. subd 6

Any person may observe board meetings.  Citizens must be able to hear the discussion at a meeting and must be able to determine who votes for or against a motion.  One copy of the agenda and all materials made available to the Board should be made available to the audience unless doing so would violate the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act.  Although anyone can attend Board meetings, citizens cannot speak or otherwise participate in any discussions unless the Board recognizes them for this purpose.

7.0 Public Forum

Sign-up for the public forum will be done prior to the beginning of the meeting.

No personal attacks to persons present or not.

No inflammatory language used during time that you have the platform.

Thank you for participating in County government.

8.0 Unfinished Business

9.0 Consent Agenda

A. Claims

B. Meal Vouchers

C. Per Diems

D. SSIS Claims

E. Minutes:  December 26, 2013

F. Donation of $50 from Bill & Bonnie McMillin for the Youth Link Mentorship Program

G. Donation of $100 from Judith Platte for the Youth Link Mentorship Program

H. Donation of $300 from Mary Burrichter and Robert Kierlin for the Substance Abuse Court

I. Donation of $1,765 from Wabasha Combined Drive to Public Health Special Needs Fund

10.0 Action/Discussion Items

A. Highway – Approve Website Solicitation for Transportation Project Bids (2014-001 )  (FI: cost saving)

B. Human Services – Approve Filling Social Services Supervisor  Position   (2014-002)  (FI: budgeted)

C. Human Services – Approve Increased Hours for FA and Child Support Supervisors (2014-003) (FI: $3899.62 in '14)

D. Public Health – Set Date for Individual Septic Treatment System Ordinance Update Public Hearing (2014-004)

E. Assessor – Approve Property Tax Abatement  (2014-005)  (FI: unknown)

F. Sheriff – Appoint Medical Examiner and Deputy Examiner  (2014-006 )  (FI: budgeted)

G. Sheriff – Approve Purchase of Two Dodge Durangos and Authorize Auditor's Warrant  (2014-007)  (FI: budgeted)

H. Sheriff – Authorize Purchase of Regional ARMER System and Auditor's Warrant  (2014-008)  (FI: attached)

I. A/T – Approve Transfer of  Forfeited Land to DNR  (2014-009)  (FI: n/a)

J. A/T – Authorize/Direct Appointments and Actions Relating to Fiscal Activities (2014-010)  (FI: none)

K. A/T – Award 2014 Official Newspaper  (2014-011)   (FI: n/a)

L. Set 2014 County  Board Dates  (2014-012)  (FI: none)

M. Establishing the Office of County Attorney as a Full-Time Position and Prohibiting the Private Practice of Law for the Elected County Attorney  (2014-013)

N. Establishing the Combined Office of Auditor and Treasurer as a 40-Hour-Week Position (2014-014)  (FI: n/a)

O. Set 2014 Minimum Salaries for Elected Officials  (2014-015)  FI: cost of salaries)

P. Approve Historical Society Fiscal Partnership Agreement  (2014-016 )  (FI: pass-through for a grant)

Q. Approve Commissioner Committee Assignments   (2014-017 )  (FI: per diems as claimed)

R. Finance – Approve First State Bank Authorizations  (2014- 018)  (FI: none)

S. Closed Session:  Labor Negotiation Strategy  (2014- 019)

11.0 Commissioner Reports

12.0 Board Concerns

13.0 Recess/Adjourn


Board Packet

Minutes for this meeting

Video 1 of 2 (Direct)

Video 2 of 2 (Direct)


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