Agenda January 21, 2013

Wabasha County

Board of Commissioners Meeting Agenda

January 21, 2014

9:00 a.m.

Agenda item:

1.0 Call to Order

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 Update

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:  January 7, 2014; Special Board Minutes January 14, 2014

F. Donation of $548.82 from Greenfield Township Combined Drive to the Public Health Special Needs Fund

10.0 Action/Discussion Items

A. 9:15 a.m.  Public Hearing on Individual Septic Treatment Systems Ordinance Update

B. Sheriff – Authorize Payment to Narcotics & Gang Force Fund  (2014-023)  (FI: approved 2014 budget)

C. Highway – Authorize Purchase of Tandem Truck/Snow Equipment  (2014-024)  (FI: $159,471.32/$165,000 budgeted)

D. Highway – Adopt Right of Way Encroachment Agreement  (2014-025)  (FI: unknown)

E. Highway – Authorize Acquisition of  County Hwy. 68 Right-of-Way  (2014-026)  (FI:  costs vary)

F. Highway – Accept Right-of-Way Plat, Authorize Acquisition of Right-of-Way  (2014-027)  (FI; costs vary)

G. Highway – Adopt County Highway 4 Grant Agreement  (2014-028)  (FI: loss of $164,834 grant)

H. Highway – Adopt County Highway 5 Bridge Grant Agreement (2014-029)  (FI: loss of $351,322.50 grant)

I. Highway – Adopt County Highway 10 Bridge Grant Agreement (2014-030) (FI; loss of $752,391.36)

J. Highway – Approve Federal Grant Application, Co. Hwy 30 (2014-031)  (FI: alternative grants available)

K. Highway – Approve Federal Grant Application, Sidewalk Improvements (2014-032)  (FI:  alternate grants)

L. Highway – Information and Discussion on Proposed County Road 90 Project

M. Emergency Mgmt. – Approve Maintenance Fee for Video Conference System (2014-033) (FI: $1,877.46)

N. A/T – Approve New Application for Club On-Sale Retail Liquor License  (2014-034)  (FI: +$300 license fee)

O. A/T – Set Appraised Value on Tax-Forfeited Land  (2014-035)  (FI: none)

P. A/T – Set Public Auction Date and Time for Tax-Forfeited Land  (2014-036)  (FI: none)

Q. Support for MN Passenger Rail Legislative Initiatives  (2014-037 )

R. Terminate Safe Driving Program  (2014-038)  (FI: avoid lawsuit against the county)

S. Discussion – Springsted Classification and Compensation Study

11.0 Commissioner Reports

12.0 Board Concerns

13.0 Recess/Adjourn

A public meeting will be held Wednesday, January 22, at the Ponderosa Bar & Grill, Mazeppa, 7:00 p.m. to discuss road

construction being planned for County Road 90 this summer.


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