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JANUARY MEETING OF THE COUNTY BOARD FOR

JANUARY MEETING OF THE COUNTY BOARD FOR COMPLETE DETAILS, see www.kcmn.us or call (320) 231-6215 Office of the County Auditor/Treasurer of Kandiyohi County, Willmar, Minnesota. The Board of Commissioners of Kandiyohi County met at 9:00 A.M., January 4, 2022, as required by law. Commissioners George Berg, Roger Imdieke, Duane Anderson, Steve Gardner, and Roland Nissen were present. The Board was reorganized. A motion by Gardner 2nd Anderson to nominate George Berg for the 2022 Chairman of the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Gardner 2nd Berg to nominate Roger Imdieke for the 2022 Vice-Chairman of the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Anderson 2nd Nissen to approve the payment of claims being $1,005,494.76 from Revenue Fund, $232,930.64 from Road and Bridge Fund, $249,026.19 from County Building Fund, $400.00 from Library Fund, $61.60 from Health & Human Services Building Fund, $5,112.78 from Recorders Technology Fund, $8,857.20 from Water & Sewer Fund, $159.66 from DARE Fund, $6,405.10 from Sanitary Landfill 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 Nissen 2nd Gardner to approve the minutes from the December 21, 2021 board meeting was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Imdieke to accept the bid of Lakes Area Review as the official newspaper failed due to lack of 2nd. A motion by Nissen 2nd Gardner to accept the bid of the West Central Tribune as the official newspaper and Resolution 2022-1 was on vote adopted. Voting yes: Nissen, Berg, Gardner, and Anderson. Voting no: Imdieke. A motion by Gardner 2nd Anderson to designate the Lakes Area Review as a second publication of the County Financial Statement was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Gardner 2nd Nissen to re-appoint Commissioner Imdieke and Greg Kvam to the Glacial Lakes Sanitary Sewer & Water District was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Nissen 2nd Anderson to appoint Commissioner Imdieke and Commissioner Gardner (as alternate) to the Planning Commission, re-appoint Erik Lilleberg and appoint Bonnie Watson to the Planning Commission for a three (3) year term was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Gardner 2nd Imdieke to reappoint Commissioner Nissen (as alternate) to the Supporting Hands Nurse Family Partnership Joint Powers Board was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Imdieke 2nd Nissen to re-appoint Commissioner Berg and Commissioner Nissen (as alternate) to the Southern Prairie Community Care Joint Powers Board was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Gardner 2nd Imdieke to re-appoint Commissioner Gardner and Commissioner Imdieke to the Kandiyohi - Renville Community Health Board, and appoint Cheryl Johnson to a two (2) year term to the Kandiyohi - Renville Community Health Board was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Nissen 2nd Anderson to appoint Bonnie Watson to a three (3) year term, and re-appoint Doug Dietz to a three (3) year term to the Board of Adjustment was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Imdieke 2nd Gardner to re-appoint Dale Anderson and Anne Polta to a three (3) year term to the Extension Committee and appoint Commissioner Berg, Commissioner Anderson, and Tom Odens to the Extension Committee was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Gardner 2nd Nissen to appoint Commissioner Gardner to the Housing Redevelopment (HRA) Board and to re-appoint Javier Valenzuela to a five (5) year term to the Housing Redevelopment (HRA) Board was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Nissen 2nd Anderson to reappoint Commissioner Nissen to the Woodland Centers Board was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Gardner 2nd Berg to appoint Commissioner Anderson and Commissioner Nissen (as alternate) to the Pioneerland Regional Library was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Gardner 2nd Imdieke reappoint Commissioner Berg and Commissioner Imdieke to the Community Corrections Advisory Committee was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Nissen 2nd Imdieke to appoint Commissioner Anderson to the Veterans Service Advisory Board was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Nissen 2nd Gardner to appoint Commissioner Imdieke and Commissioner Nissen (as alternate) to the North Fork Crow River Watershed District was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Gardner 2nd Anderson to appoint Commissioner Anderson to the AMC (Association of Minnesota Counties) Committee under sub-committee Environmental & Natural Resources, appoint Commissioner Berg to the AMC Committee under subcommittee Health & Human Services, appoint Commissioner Imdieke to the AMC Committee under sub-committee Transportation, appoint Commissioner Gardner to the AMC committee under sub-committee General Government, appoint Commissioner Nissen to the AMC Committee under sub-committee Public Safety and to reappoint Larry Kleindl, Mel Odens, and Jennifer Lippert as extra delegates to the AMC Committee was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Gardner 2nd Anderson to appoint Commissioner Anderson and Commissioner Gardner (as alternate) to the AIS Taskforce Committee, and to appoint Oscar Oakes to the AIS taskforce Committee was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Imdieke 2nd Gardner to approve the following County Board appointments and members of internal committees was on vote unanimously adopted. 2022 KANDIYOHI COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS INTERNAL COMMITTEES & APPOINTMENTS Allied Radio Matrix for Emergency Response System (ARMERS) - Steve Gardner; Roland Nissen, alternate #1 Broadband - Roland Nissen, Roger Imdieke, and Larry Kleindl Budget & Finance - Board as a Whole, Mark Thompson, Larry Kleindl, Karen Anderson Buffer, Drainage and Ditch Legal Council: Rinke Noonan Law Firm Buildings, Public Lands & Jail Inspection - Board as a Whole CMJTS (Central MN Jobs & Training Services) - Steve Gardner; Alternate - Duane Anderson Central Community Transit Joint Powers Board - Duane Anderson and George Berg Chamber Public Policy Committee - Larry Kleindl Chippewa River Watershed District Board - Roland Nissen; Alternate-Duane Anderson Convention & Visitor Bureau - Steve Gardner, Alternate - George Berg County Providing Technology (CPT): Roland Nissen; Alternate - Roger Imdieke County Recorder Compliance & GIS Committee - Julie Kalkbrenner, Mark Thompson, Gary Geer, Jay Kroona, Matt Runke, Val Svor, Larry Kleindl, Roland Nissen, Mel Odens and Shane Baker County Road and Bridge - Board as a Whole Data Practice Authority - County Attorney Shane Baker Drug Task Force - Duane Anderson; Alternate - Rollie Nissen Flood Control, Drainage, and Soil Conservation - Board as a Whole Glacial Ridge Trail - Roland Nissen Hawk Creek Watershed Project - George Berg, Alternate - Duane Anderson Hawk Creek One Watershed One Plan- George Berg, Alternate - Duane Anderson Health and Human Services Committee: Board as a Whole; Roger Imdieke, ViceChairman, Steve Gardner Historical Society Board - Roland Nissen (EX OFFICIO); Alternate - Duane Anderson Humane Society - Steve Gardner; Alternate - George Berg Hwy 7 Task Force - Duane Anderson, Mel Odens Hwy 12 Task Force - Steve Gardner, Duane Anderson, Mel Odens Hwy 23 Coalition -Roger Imdieke, Roland Nissen, Mel Odens Intergovernmental Relations - Board as a Whole Sub Committee: George Berg, Steve Gardner, Larry Kleindl Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission Governing Board - Roland Nissen, George Berg, Steve Gardner Kandiyohi County Drug Free Coalition - Steve Gardner; Alternate - Duane Anderson Lake Improvement - Board as a Whole Law Library - George Berg MCIT (Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust) - Roland Nissen; Alternate Roger Imdieke Middle Fork Crow River - Roger Imdieke; Alternate - Duane Anderson Mid-Minnesota Development Commission - Roland Nissen North Fork One Watershed Plan - Roger Imdieke, Alternate - Duane Anderson Noxious Weeds Appeal Committee - Board as a Whole Office of Emergency Management - Board as a Whole PACT 4 Families - George Berg; Alternate - Roland Nissen Park Board - Board as a Whole Park Sub-Committee: Duane Anderson, Roland Nissen Personnel & Labor Relations - Board as a Whole, Human Resources Director, Larry Kleindl Sub-Committee - Larry Kleindl, Roger Imdieke, George Berg and HR Director Planning & Zoning, Paynesville - Roger Imdieke Prairie Lakes Youth Program Board - George Berg; Alternate-Steve Gardner Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center - Managing Board - Roland Nissen, Roger Imdieke Board of Trustees - Duane Anderson PrimeWest: Roland Nissen; Alternate - George Berg and Jennifer Lippert Recycling - George Berg, Larry Kleindl Restorative Justice - Roland Nissen Shakopee Headwaters - Roland Nissen SW 18 Adult Mental Health Board - George Berg; Alternate Rollie Nissen SWWC Service Co-op - Roland Nissen TEST: Traffic Education and Safety Team - Duane Anderson Tourism Committee -Steve Gardner, Alternate - George Berg United Community Action Partnership - Duane Anderson Vision 2040 Steering Committee - Larry Kleindl, Duane Anderson West Central Industries - Steve Gardner West Central Mental Health Housing: Woodland Centers- Board as a Whole Willmar Wye Project -Larry Kleindl, George Berg, Roger Imdieke, Mel Odens A motion by Gardner 2nd Nissen that all County board members are appointed as alternates to the members appointed to the various committees and boards was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Imdieke 2nd Anderson to approve the 2022 joint ditch drainage authority members as presented was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Nissen 2nd Anderson that all elected and appointed County officials are hereby authorized to attend the meetings of their respected association and committee meetings and funds are hereby appropriated from the County Revenue Fund to defray the cost of said officials in connection therewith was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Gardner 2nd Imdieke authorizing the County Board Chair or Vice Chair to sign documents in the absence of the County Administrator was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Gardner 2nd Imdieke to approve resolution 2022-2: Setting Minimum Salaries for Elected Officials as follows: Commissioner at $39,943.00, County Attorney at $99,599.00, County Sheriff at $99,599.00 was on vote unanimously adopted. Representative Dave Baker and Senator Andrew Lange appeared to give legislative updates, and answer questions from the Board of Commissioners. A motion by Nissen 2nd Gardner to approve Resolution 2022-3: SSTS Loan Program Application/Workplan was on vote unanimously adopted. Mel Odens, Public Works Director, appeared to notify the Board that the road project in the City of Lake Lillian will have final payment made, and there will be a final 1.5” asphalt lift added in the summer of 2022. Mel Odens appeared to request acceptance and final payment for the CSAH 1 project in Prinsburg. A motion by Nissen 2nd Anderson to accept the CSAH 1 project in Prinsburg and make final payment of $17,952.90 to Duininck, Inc. of Prinsburg was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Imdieke 2nd Gardner to approve Resolution 2022-4: Kandiyohi County Bridge Replacement Program was on vote unanimously adopted. Eric Holien, County Sheriff, appeared requesting approval for a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) Services for Big Stone County. A motion by Nissen 2nd Anderson to approve the contract for PSAP Services for 2022 and 2023; Big Stone agrees to pay $143,565 plus $8.50 per hour for administrative phone calls in 2022, and $146,436 plus $8.67 per hour for administrative phone calls in 2023; Big Stone also agrees to pay $1,000 per mobile unit plus any work performed by IT at a rate of $65.24 per hour in 2022 and $66.55 per hour in 2023 was on vote unanimously adopted. Eric Holien appeared requesting approval of agreements between the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office and the cities of Lake Lillian, Spicer, Raymond, New London and Pennock. A motion by Imdieke 2nd Gardner to approve the agreements for enforcement services between the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office and the cities of Lake Lillian, Spicer, Raymond, New London and Pennock for 2022 and 2023 was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Gardner 2nd Anderson the approve Resolution 2022-5: Establishment of a Merit System of Personnel Administration was on vote unanimously adopted. Tom Odens, Chief Deputy Auditor / Treasurer, appeared requesting approval of a Pawnbrokers License. A motion by Nissen 2nd Anderson to approve the application from David Ziemke, dba Willmar Trading Post for a Pawnbrokers License starting January 4, 2022 and expiring December 31, 2022 in the amount of $150.00 was on vote unanimously adopted. Shane Baker, County Attorney, appeared requesting approval for Prosecution contracts between the Kandiyohi County Attorney’s Office and the Cities of New London, Spicer and Raymond. A motion by Imdieke 2nd Gardner to approve Prosecution contracts between the Kandiyohi County Attorney’s Office and the Cities of New London, Spicer and Raymond from January 1, 2022, to December 31, 2022 was on vote unanimously adopted. Larry Kleindl gave administrative updates and the Commissioners gave their committee report, for information purposes only. On motion the meeting was adjourned until 10:00 A.M., January 18, 2022. ATTEST: /s/ Mark Thompson County Auditor.Treasurer BY THE BOARD: /s/ George “Corky” Berg Chairman (Jan. 22, 2022) 24835