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(March 16, 2007) 9030

COMMISSIONER PROCEEDINGS

ADJOURNED MEETING OF

THE COUNTY BOARD

Office of the County Auditor/Treasurer of Kandiyohi County, Willmar, Minnesota.

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The Board of Commissioners of Kandiyohi County, Minnesota met at 10:00 A.M., February 20, 2007, pursuant to adjournment. All members were present.

A motion by Larson 2nd Peterson to approve the minutes of the February 6, 2007 board

meeting was on vote unanimously adopted.

A motion by Shuck 2nd Larson to approve the payment of claims being $244,005.41 from Revenue Fund, $1,639.94 from Regional Treatment Center, $210,985.13 from Road and Bridge Fund, $20,530.00 from County Building Fund, $48,692.36 from Ditch Fund, $6,387.48 from Library Fund, $21,324.29 from Health & Human Services Building Fund, $1,485.00 from County Recorder's Equipment Fund, $101.45 from Eagle Lake Sewer Fund, $9,527.15 from Water & Sewer Fund, $56,158.07 from Capital Projects Fund, $204.78 from Computer/Communication Maintenance Fund, $64,310.10 from Sanitary Landfill Fund, $148.09 from Forfeited Tax Sale Fund according to the detailed listing of claims as recorded in the office of the County Auditor/Treasurer was on vote unanimously adopted.

A motion by Peterson 2nd Shuck to approve the following Resolution was on vote unanimously adopted.

2007 RESOLUTION

Approving Payment to Townships

Town Road Account

WHEREAS, Kandiyohi County has received $250,965.00 from the Commissioner of Transportation as their TOWN ROAD ACCOUNT allocation; and

WHEREAS, Kandiyohi County has adopted a TOWN ROAD ACCOUNT allocation distribution formula based on 60% township road miles and 40% township population.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners authorize payment to the Townships of Kandiyohi County in the following amounts:

2007 Town-Road

Township Allocation

Arctander 9,034.60

Kandiyohi 10,084.67

Burbank 8,135.17

Lake Andrew 12,254.44

Colfax 9,823.17

Lake Elizabeth 7,298.95

Dovre 19,323.47

Lake Lillian 7,076.90

East Lake Lillian 6,607.31

Mamre 8,417.93

Edwards 8,749.18

New London 24,719.44

Fahlun 6,776.46

Norway Lake 7,378.33

Gennessee 9,748.37

Roseland 10,622.87

Green Lake 16,523.06

Roseville 10,772.14

Harrison 9,590.76

St. Johns 8,071.28

Holland 9,852.58

Whitefield 9,571.29

Irving 11,848.83

Willmar 8,683.80

TOTAL $250,965.00

Dated at Willmar, Minnesota this 20th day of February, 2007.

ATTEST: Sam Modderman

County Auditor/Treasurer

BY THE BOARD: Harlan Madsen

Chairman

Bids for the Salt/Sand Storage Facility were opened pursuant to published notice as

follows:

Estimate: $135,000.00

Bidder Bid

Country Construction Corp.

Grove City, MN 56243 $103,539.00

Dome Corp of North America

Saginaw, MI 48601 $158,665.00

Greystone Construction Co

Shakopee, MN 55379 $152,955.00

Marcus Construction Co Inc

Prinsburg, MN 56281 $145,000.00

A motion by Larson 2nd Peterson to approve the following Resolution was on vote

unanimously adopted.

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the contract for SAP 34-604-17 and SAP 34-604-18 has in all things been completed, the County Board being fully advised in the premises.

NOW THEN, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board hereby accepts the completed contract for and in behalf of the County of Kandiyohi and authorized final payment to Duininck Bros., Inc. in the amount of $5,000.00.

Dated at Willmar, Minnesota this 20th day of February, 2007.

ATTEST: Sam Modderman

County Auditor/Treasurer

BY THE BOARD: Harlan Madsen

Chairman

A motion by Peterson 2nd Shuck to approve the following Resolution was on vote

unanimously adopted.

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the contract for T.H. 23 Utility Relocation has in all things been completed, the County Board being fully advised in the premises.

NOW THEN, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board hereby accepts the completed contract for and in behalf of the County of Kandiyohi and authorized final payment to Duininck Brothers., Inc. in the amount of $5,600.00.

Dated at Willmar, Minnesota this 20th day of February, 2007.

ATTEST: Sam Modderman

County Auditor/Treasurer

BY THE BOARD: Harlan Madsen

Chairman

A motion by Peterson 2nd Shuck to appoint Bruce Reuss and Bryan Peters to the Water Planning Task for a term of four (4) years was on vote unanimously adopted.

A motion by Peterson 2nd Larson to appoint Jean Spaulding to replace Betty Schneider on the HRA Board for a term of five (5) years was on vote unanimously adopted.

A motion by Larson 2nd Falk to appoint Jay Kieft to replace Larry Kleindl on the Woodland Center Board was on vote unanimously adopted.

A motion by Larson 2nd Shuck to approve the Annual County Boat and Water Safety Grant Agreement between the State of MN and Kandiyohi County in the amount of

$21,475.00 for a period from January 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008 or until all obligations have been satisfactorily fulfilled, whichever occurs first, was on vote unanimously adopted.

A motion by Peterson 2nd Shuck to approve the application of Little Crow Country Club for a seasonal "on-sale" intoxicating liquor license at a fee of $3,000.00 and a seasonal "on-sale" intoxicating liquor license for Sunday at a fee of $200.00 for a period from March 15, 2007 to November 15, 2007 was on vote unanimously adopted.

A motion by Falk 2nd Larson to approve the following Resolution was on vote unanimously adopted.

RESOLUTION

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Sam Modderman, Kandiyohi County Auditor/Treasurer, Larry Kleindl, Kandiyohi County Administrator, and Karen Lagergren, Kandiyohi County Deputy Auditor/Treasurer - Financial, are hereby authorized to sell, assign or endorse for transfer, certificates representing stocks, bonds of other securities now registered or hereafter registered in the name of this public entity.

Dated at Willmar, Minnesota this 20th day of February, 2007.

ATTEST: Sam Modderman

County Auditor/Treasurer

BY THE BOARD: Harlan Madsen

Chairman

A motion by Peterson 2nd Falk to approve the following Public Notice was on vote

unanimously adopted.

PUBLIC NOTICE

MIDDLE FORK CROW RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT MANAGER POSITION

Reappointment or appointment for one Manager position for Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District shall be considered by the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners on March 20, 2007, at 10:15 a.m. Persons interested in being appointed to serve as a watershed district manager may submit their names in writing to the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners, Administrator Office, 2200 23rd Street NE, Suite 2020, Willmar MN 56201 by 4:30 p.m. March 19, 2007.

Persons interested in the manager position must be a voting resident of the watershed district.

Dated at Willmar, Minnesota this 20th day of February, 2007.

ATTEST: Sam Modderman

County Auditor/Treasurer

BY THE BOARD: Harlan Madsen

Chairman

A motion by Shuck 2nd Falk to approve the following Review of Proposed State Wildlife Land Acquisition was on vote unanimously adopted.

Review of Proposed State

Wildlife Land Acquisition

In accordance with Minnesota Statutes 97A.124 Subd. 2, the Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources on February 20, 2007 provided the County Board and the appropriate Town Officers with a description of lands to be acquired by the State of Minnesota for water and wildlife conservation purposes.

Lands to be acquired are described as follows: The Southwest quarter of the Southwest quarter (SW 1/4 SW 1/4) and the Southeast quarter of Southwest quarter (SE 1/4 SW 1/4) and Northwest quarter of Southwest quarter (NW 1/4 SW 1/4) of Section Thirty-two (32) of Township One Hundred Twenty-two (122), Range Thirty-six (36).

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED, by the Board of County Commissioners of Kandiyohi County on February 20, 2007 that the State's proposed acquisition of the above described property be approved.

Dated at Willmar, Minnesota this 20th day of February, 2007.

ATTEST: Sam Modderman

County Auditor/Treasurer

BY THE BOARD: Harlan Madsen

Chairman

A motion by Shuck 2nd Peterson to approve the Conditional Use Permit for Anthony K. Nielsen, applicant requesting a dog kennel for 15 dogs for breeding, boarding and training in an A-2 General Agricultural District on his property in Section 32 of Norway Lake Township, with the findings of the Planning Commission and the following conditions:

1. A plan for manure and wastewater handling and disposal shall be submitted to and approved by the Zoning Administrator

2. Owner/operator shall allow periodic inspection of the dog kennel/breeding facility by Kandiyohi County personnel, including but not limited to the, Feedlot Officer, Zoning Administrator, or Sheriff's Department to determine if the terms and conditions of this Conditional Use Permit are being complied with and that the animals and animal waste, etc are being appropriately maintained and or disposed of. These above listed personnel may also be assisted by veterinarians and/or Humane Society personnel in making a determination that the animals are appropriately cared for.

3. All dogs would be housed inside the building except during times of training, and/or exercise. All training and/or exercise shall be directly supervised by the applicant or applicant's designee.

4. There be no more than five (5) dogs at a time in the outside fenced exercise area.

5. The maximum number of dogs allowed be no more than fifteen (15).

6. Air conditioning be installed in building was on vote unanimously adopted.

A motion by Larson 2nd Peterson to approve the rezone request of Stanley E Block, applicant requesting rezoning of his property in Section 8 and Section 9 of Green Lake Township from A-2 General Agricultural to CI Commercial Industrial District with the findings of the Planning Commission was on vote unanimously adopted.

Don Ericson, Director of Emergency Management/Safety appeared and explained in detail to the Board a Mutual Aid Agreement that he has been working on which will be a all hazard, all agency agreement. A motion by Larson 2nd Peterson to approve the Mutual Aid Agreement as presented was on vote unanimously adopted.

On motion the meeting was adjourned until 10:00 A.M., March 6, 2007.

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