Minutes November 25, 2014

Wabasha County Board of Commissioners

Meeting of November 25, 2014


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, November 25, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.


The meeting was called to order by Board Chairman Springer.

The following Commissioners were present: Springer, Wobbe, Hall, Harms. Absent: Roschen



Motion to approve the agenda.

Adopted Unanimously


Motion to approve the consent agenda including the following:


Meal Vouchers

Per Diems

SSIS Claims

Minutes: November 18, 2014

Donation of $2,000 from the Wabasha Area Community Resource Center to the Youth Link Mentorship Program. Donations of $100 from the American Legion Auxiliary 546, Kellogg; and $400 from the Piece Makers Quilters, Plainview/Elgin, to the Veterans Service Office for transportation to the VA Medical Center

Adopted Unanimously


Resolution No.: 2014-239

Whereas, it is a fact that disasters can and do happen. Wabasha County needs to prepare for the ability to continue service to our residents even if we have a catastrophe here on the county campuses that temporarily or permanently displaces county employees from their normal work places; and

Whereas, the State Auditor's Office has requested that the county have a disaster recovery plan with guidance as to items needed to be included in such a plan; and

Whereas, Wabasha County created a committee to create such a plan and have completed the same with the title of Wabasha County Continuity of Government (COG) Plan; and

Now Therefore, be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that this Continuity of Government Plan be adopted as the official disaster recovery plan for Wabasha County.

Adopted Unanimously


Resolution No.: 2014-240

Whereas, Wabasha County has completed the hiring process for the retention of an Assistant Wabasha County Attorney, and

Whereas, the County of Wabasha has offered and Jacob J. Barnes has accepted the position of Assistant Wabasha County Attorney,

Now, Therefore, be it resolved that the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners hereby authorizes the employment of Jacob J. Barnes as Assistant Wabasha County Attorney at Step 1($60,810.05 plus COLA effective in 2015). Mr. Barnes's starting date of employment shall be January 5, 2015.

Adopted Unanimously


Commissioners reported on meetings they attended.



Motion to adjourn.

Adopted Unanimously

Agenda for this meeting


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