Minutes September 22, 2009
Wabasha County Board of Commissioners
Meeting of September 22, 2009
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, September 22, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. The meeting was called to order by Board Chairman Windhorst. The following Commissioners were present: Windhorst, Dwelle, Riester, Norman and Hall.
Motion to approve the agenda.
Adopted Unanimously
Administrator’s Update: ADA 25 years ago State audit “unqualified opinion” Furniture moving into CJC
There was no public comment during the public forum.
Motion to approve the consent agenda including the following: Claims Meal Vouchers SSIS Claims Minutes: September 15, 2009
Adopted Unanimously
Resolution No.: 2009-176
Whereas, Project S.P. 079-070-001 – Traffic Barrier on CSAH 10, from 14685 feet northwest of TH 61 to 2866 feet west of TH 61, with any and/or all Supplemental Agreements, Change Orders or Work Orders, has been completed.
Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that the Wabasha County Auditor/Treasurer be authorized to issue a warrant for final payment to Highway Technologies, Inc. in the amount of $7,210.00.
Adopted Unanimously
Resolution No.: 2009-177
Whereas, Wabasha County has a County Attorney and two Assistant Attorneys and one of those Assistant Attorneys has tendered their resignation and;
Whereas, the workload in the County Attorney’s Office requires the replacement of the Assistant Attorney.
Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that the position of Assistant County Attorney be advertised to fill the vacancy.
Nay: Windhorst, Hall, Norman
This item will be brought back to the October 6, 2009 meeting.
Motion by Commissioner Riester to accept the resignation of Lisa Bayley, Assistant County Attorney. Second by Commissioner Norman.
Resolution No.: 2009-178
Whereas, Wabasha County Board of Commissioners has previously resolved to upgrade its emergency communications equipment to the State ARMOR system, and
Whereas, in order to implement the upgrade, the County needs to purchase a new dispatch console; and
Whereas, the Motorola company has the State of Minnesota contract to provide ARMOR equipment to the counties; and
Whereas, Whitewater Wireless Inc. is the local supplier of ARMOR equipment; and
Whereas, the Motorola MCC 7500 dispatch radio console system meets the needs of Wabasha County, according to the consultant hired by Wabasha County to assess these needs; and
Whereas, the funding for the equipment will come from E-911 designated reserve fund.
Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that: The Chair of the Board of Commissioners is authorized to enter into the attached Communication System Agreement with Motorola, Inc., for the provision of a Motorola MCC 7500 dispatch radio console system.
Nay: Norman
Sheriff Rodney Bartsh came before the Board to give inmate expenses for the month of August. There was an average of 19 inmates. The total boarding costs were $42,417. The number of inmates and the costs were up from the previous month. The new dispatchers may start as soon as next week, training for the jailers is scheduled to begin mid to late November.
Resolution No.: 2009-179
Whereas, Wabasha County has an approved 2008 Performance Credit Allocation with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency through the County Feedlot Program; and
Whereas, Wabasha County Feedlot Officer has accomplished the necessary feedlot inspections needed for 2008. The Performance Credit Allocation is given as a financial reward for feedlot inspections above and beyond the base number by 82 feedlots multiplied by $43.50 for a total of $3,578; and
Whereas, Wabasha County has received a 2008 Performance Credit Allocations grant agreement from BWSR.
Be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that the county signs the 2008 Performance Credit Allocations Agreement.
Adopted Unanimously
Motion to adjourn.
Adopted Unanimously

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