Minutes May 24, 2011

Wabasha County Board of Commissioners

Meeting of May 24, 2011

 

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, May 24, 2011 at 11:00 a.m.

 

The meeting was called to order by Board Chairman Norman.

The following Commissioners were present: Norman, Hall, Roschen, Wobbe, Harms

 

HALL - HARMS

Motion to approve the agenda after removal of Item C, Highway Department, trade-in/purchase tractor and mower attachments

Adopted Unanimously

Commissioners reported on meetings they attended.

Administrator's Update:

MAGIC Act passed off floor of state senate

AMC District 9 meeting, June 6, 8:00-12:00, Good Time Restaurant, Caledonia

A-V quotes

Demo bids due May 31

 

HARMS - HALL

Motion to approve the consent agenda including the following:

Claims

Meal Vouchers

SSIS Claims

Minutes: May 17, 2011

Adopted Unanimously

 

A retirement plaque was presented to Donna Gabor, certified appraiser, who will be retiring June 1.

 

HALL - ROSCHEN

Resolution No.: 2011-095

Whereas, the Wabasha County Highway Department finds it beneficial to purchase one 2011 International Tandem Truck and snow removal equipment, and

Whereas, with the purchase of one 2011 International Tandem Truck and snow removal equipment, Unit 982 – Sterling Tandem Truck and associated snow removal equipment is considered excess.

Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that the Wabasha County Highway Department be authorized to purchase one 2011 International Tandem Truck from Boyer International Trucks in an amount of $51,297 which includes trade-in of Unit 982 – Sterling Tandem Truck, and snow removal equipment from Towmaster, Inc. in an amount of $80,055, and hereby authorizes the County Auditor/Treasurer to issue warrants for applicable sales tax and license fees of the truck.

Be it further resolved that the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners hereby declares Unit 982 – Sterling Tandem Truck and associated snow removal equipment as Excess Equipment and authorizes the County Engineer to dispose as a trade-in allowance.

Nay: Wobbe, Norman

Accepted by Consensus: old chassis, buy new equipment

Resolution No.: 2011-112

Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that the Wabasha County Highway Department be authorized to purchase one (Board's selected tractor) and Diamond mower attachments in an amount of (Board's selected tractor amount) from (Board's selected tractor vendor) considering the trade-in value of Unit 944 and mower attachments.

Be it further resolved that the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners hereby declares Unit 944 – John Deere 6400 and mower attachments as Excess Equipment and authorizes the County Engineer to dispose as a trade-in allowance with (Board's selected tractor vendor).

Removed from the agenda.

HARMS - ROSCHEN

Resolution No.: 2011-113

Whereas, the Wabasha County Highway Department has received proposals for herbicide application contract services; and

Whereas, the proposal from Barth Construction Inc. was the lowest proposal received per unit price at $188.00 per mile.

Now Therefore be it Resolved that the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners hereby authorizes the County Engineer to purchase herbicide application contract services from Barth Construction Inc.

Adopted Unanimously

HARMS - ROSCHEN

Resolution No: 2011-114

Whereas, the following applicants have applied to have their 3.2 Beer licenses renewed, and

"On-Sale"

Dale Preble Mazeppa Area Jaycees West Albany Township

Steven Schwen Oak Center General Store Gillford Township

"On-Sale" and "Off-Sale"

Roy Eggenberger Roy's Tavern West Albany Township

Whereas, the applicant's request for renewed license has been approved by the County Attorney, County Sheriff and their respective Town Boards and have paid the required license fee. Term of license is from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012.

Now therefore be it resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners hereby approves the renewal of "On-Sale" and "Off-Sale" 3.2 Beer licenses as listed above.

Adopted Unanimously

HARMS - HALL

Motion to recess to Strategic Planning meeting, May 26, 8:00-12:00.

Adopted Unanimously

Agenda for this meeting

 

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