Minutes February 01, 2019

 Wabasha County Board of Commissioners

Meeting of February 01, 2019


The Board of County Commissioners of Wabasha County, Minnesota, convened in Special Session at the Wabasha County Courthouse, in the City of Wabasha, Minnesota on Tuesday, February 01, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

The meeting was called to order by Board Chairperson Springer.

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

KEY-WOBBE

Motion to approve the agenda

Adopted Unanimously

Resolution No.: 2019-017

Approving Payment of Additional Capital to South Country Health Alliance
Whereas, the Counties of Brown, Dodge, Goodhue, Kanabec, Morrison, Sibley, Steele, Todd, Wabasha, Wadena, and Waseca have formed a Joint Powers Board to implement and administer County-Based Purchasing for certain state and federal programs, which Joint Powers Board operates under the name “South Country Health Alliance” (“SCHA”); and
Whereas, Wabasha County has entered into a Guarantee Agreement by which it obligated itself to make additional contributions in order to meet solvency requirements; and
Whereas, the Amended Joint Powers Agreement obligates counties to make additional capital contributions if requested by the Joint Powers Board; and
Whereas, the Joint Powers Board has decided to make an additional capital call at a meeting of the Board of Directors of SCHA on January 3, 2019, in an amount to be determined to enable SCHA to attain 200% of the risk-based capital (RBC) set forth on the RBC report for 2018;
Now, Therefore be it Resolved, by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that, Wabasha County hereby commits to make a further capital investment to SCHA as follows:

  1. The capital contribution shall be in assets which qualify as “admitted assets” as defined in 2018 Minnesota Statues section 60A.02, subdivision 27.
  2. The total contributions from all Member Counties of SCHA shall not be less than those needed to give SCHA an RBC of 200%.
  3. This county’s share of the total capital contributions required shall be determined by Article 10.3 of the Joint Powers Agreement of 2013.
  4. The amount required of this county shall not exceed the sum of $618,520.
  5. The contribution shall be made not later than Friday, May 31, 2019.

Resolution 2019-017 did not receive a motion and second to move forward.

Not Adopted: No Action Taken

GOIHL-KEY

Motion made to Reject Resolution 2019-017: Approving Payment of Additional Capital to South Country Health Alliance

4-1 NAY: Springer

GOIHL-HALL 

Resolution No.: 2019-018

Authorize Withdrawal from the South Country Health Alliance Joint Powers Agreement

Whereas, the Counties of Brown, Dodge, Goodhue, Kanabec, Morrison, Sibley, Steele, Todd, Wabasha, Wadena, and Waseca have formed a Joint Powers Board to implement and administer County-Based Purchasing for certain state and federal programs, whichJoint Powers Board operates under the name "South Country Health Alliance" ("SCHA"); and

Whereas, Wabasha County wishes to terminate its participation in County-Based Purchasing through SCHA and is exercising its right to withdraw from the Joint Powers Agreement as specified in its terms and bylaws; and

Whereas, Wabasha County authorizes its Board Chair and/or County Administer to submit official notice of this written board action to withdraw from SCHA with its CEO and Board Chair by the appropriate deadline; and

Whereas, the effective date of Wabasha County's withdrawal from SCHA with this action shall be 11:59 p.m. of December 31, 2019;

Now, Therefore be it Resolved, by the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners that, Wabasha County is exercising its right to withdraw from the Joint Powers Agreement with SCHA, terminating its participation in County-Based Purchasing.  Its Board Chair and/or County Administrator are herby authorized to submit the required notification with SCHA by the appropriate deadline.   The effective date of this withdrawal shall be 11:59 p.m. of December 31, 2019.

4:1 NAY: Springer

GOIHL-WOBBE

Motion to adjourn

Adopted Unanimously

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