Minutes September 20, 2016

 Wabasha County Board of Commissioners

Meeting of September 20, 2016


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 20, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.

The meeting was called to order by Board Chairman Hall.

The following Commissioners were present: Goihl, Hall, Key, Springer, Wobbe

SPRINGER-KEY

Motion to approve the agenda after moving items 10.0 D and 10.0 E in front of Action/Discussion Item 10.0 A

Adopted Unanimously

Staff Updates

Public Forum Comments:

KEY-SPRINGER

Motion to approve the consent agenda including the following:

Minutes: September 6th, 2016

Claims

Meal Vouchers

Per Diems

Donation from Wepay to used toward the purchase of a new K-9 Wepay – Withdrawal from the K-9 Go Fund account - $485.45 – Check #0013615691

Resolution No.: 2016-217

RecordEase Web Subscription

Whereas, RecordEASE web is an online service providing paid subscribers access to the land records maintained by the Wabasha County Recorder’s Office; and

Whereas, With a RecordEASE web subscription, a subscriber can: perform and view results for both Abstract and Torrens property index searches in a number of fashions; view and download images in a PDF format; view and download interactive Certificates of Title, with the ability to navigate from certificate to certificate in a chain of title and to view images of memorialized documents through links in a single click; access Abstract Tract Card, which displays search results in the same manner as historic tract pages and more;

Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that, the RecordEase Web Subscription Agreement and Fee Schedule be approved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners.

Resolution No.: 2016-223

Whereas, the Wabasha County Sheriff is requesting authorization to move one part-time employee to a full-time Dispatcher as of October 8, 2016; and

Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that, authorizes the hiring of one part-time employee as a full-time Dispatcher at Start Step of Teamster Union Contract.

Adopted Unanimously

KEY-WOBBE

Resolution No.: 2016-221

Whereas, a public hearing is required by Minnesota Statute 163.11 prior to any action taken by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners regarding any proposed reversion of a road to a township; and

Whereas, a public hearing date of October 25, 2016 at 7 pm is appropriate; and

Whereas, notice of public hearing will include the Plainview News and the County website at www.co.wabasha.mn.us.

Now Therefore Be It Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that, a public hearing regarding County Road 73 reversion to Elgin Township and City of Elgin is hereby fixed for October 25, 2016 at 7 pm. Publication will be made in the Plainview News and the County website (www.co.wabasha.mn.us).

Be It Further Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Department hereby serves each Elgin Township Board member with notice of such public hearing by September 23rd, 2016.

Adopted Unanimously

GOIHL-WOBBE

Resolution No.: 2016-222

Whereas, a public hearing is required by Minnesota Statute 163.11 prior to any action taken by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners regarding any proposed reversion of a road to a township; and

Whereas, a public hearing date of November 3, 2016 at 7 pm is appropriate; and

Whereas, notice of public hearing will include the Lake City Graphic and the County website at www.co.wabasha.mn.us.

Now Therefore Be It Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that, a public hearing regarding potential road exchanges and road reversion to Mount Pleasant Township more specifically 350th Ave, County Road 82, County Road 78, County State Aid Highways 5 and 36, and 370th Ave is hereby fixed for November 3, 2016 at 7 pm. Publication will be made in the Lake City Graphic and the County website (www.co.wabasha.mn.us).

Be It Further Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Department hereby serves each Mount Pleasant Township Board member with notice of such public hearing by September 23rd, 2016.

Adopted Unanimously

WOBBE-GOIHL

Resolution No.: 2016-218

Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that, the attached “Paid Time Off Policy” is hereby approved.

Adopted Unanimously

SPRINGER-KEY

Resolution No.: 2016-219

Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners hereby waive the statutory notice and comment period contained in Minnesota Statues Section 469.175,  subdivision 2, with regard to the proposed Tax Increment Financing District No 1-8 in the City of Wabasha.  Further, acknowledge the receipt of a draft copy of the tax increment financing plan which contains a statement of fiscal and economic impacts of the TIF District.

Adopted Unanimously

SPRINGER-KEY

Resolution No.: 2016-220

Whereas, Wabasha County adopted Gambling Ordinance on January 4, 1983, before the Department of Public Safety started to enforce the gambling statues in 1984.

Whereas, Assistant County Attorney Rice and Auditor/Treasurer Anderson reviewed Gambling Ordinance and found it was outdated regards to MN Statues.  Assistant County Attorney Rice drafted proposed Gambling Ordinance and presented to County Board and explained their options.

Whereas, Wabasha County Board of Commissioner’s held a public hearing on September 6, 2016 at Wabasha County Courthouse to hear comments or concerns on the proposed ordinance.  Notice of the Public Hearing was advertised in Lake City Graphic, Wabasha County Herald & Plainview News at least 30days before the meeting.  Also a notice was posted on the County website.  Notices of the hearing were also mailed to interested parties.  

Whereas, Auditor/Treasurer Anderson and Assistant County Attorney Rice recommend adopting the Wabasha County Gambling Ordinance as attached.

Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that, all previous resolutions adopted by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners regarding enactment of Wabasha County Gambling Ordinance # 4 are hereby rescinded.

Now Therefore be it Further Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that they approved the Gambling Ordinance as attached and direct for its publication for adoption.

Adopted Unanimously

GOIHL-KEY

Motion to Recess to Work Session

Adopted Unanimously

Agenda for this meeting

 

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