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KANDIYOHI COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

KANDIYOHI COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 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., July 19, 2022, pursuant to adjournment. All Members were present. A motion by Nissen, 2nd Anderson to adopt the consent agenda as presented as follows. A. Approval of the Minutes from the July 5, 2022 Board Meeting. 8. Auditor's Warrants and Claims - $405,114.20 from Revenue Fund, $2,950.41 from Regional Treatment Center Fund, $688,155.43 from Road and Bridge Fund,$33,444.90 from County Building Fund, $56,244.30 from Ditch Fund, $6,743.46 from Library Fund, $18,329.87 from Health & Human Services Building Fund, $36,367.08 from Water & Sewer Fund, $3,410.30 from the Computer/Communication Maintenance Fund, $27,650.00 from the Capital Equipment Fund, $498.67 from the D.A.R.E. fund, $159,853.64 from Sanitary Landfill Fund, $4.108.80 from the Forfeited Tax Sale Fund according to the detailed listing of claims as recorded in the Office of the County Auditor/Treasurer. C. Approval of Human Services Warrants and Claims Human Services' Warrants and Claims - $9,015.30 from the Cost Effective Insurance - Medicare Fund,$68, 118.52 from the Cost Effective Insurance - MA Fund, $43,831.28 from the Confidential Administrative Vouchers Fund, $35,822.82 from the Administrative Vouchers Fund, $397,380.80 from the SSIS Social Service Vouchers according to the detailed listing of claims as recorded in the Office of the Health and Human Services. D. Cancellation of Human Services Warrants Human Services Cancellation of Warrants - $1,958.32 according to the detailed listing of claims as recorded in the Office of the Health and Human Services. E. Board of Equalization Minutes 06/21/22 Larry Kleindl, County Administrator, appeared to present Resolution 2022-37 for approval. He noted that all legal fees to this point have been paid by PrimeWest and they will continue to cover the costs. Kandiyohi County's portion of the fees will be covered as a Joint Powers member. A motion by Nissen, 2nd Gardner to adopt Resolution 2023-37: Objection to 2023 Minnesota Department of Human Services Selection of Participating Health Plans was on vote unanimously adopted. Joe Caruso, Minnesota External Affairs Coordinator, Scott O'Konek, Project Manager for the State of Minnesota, Summit Carbon Solutions, and Erick Osman, General Manger, Bushmills Ethanol, Atwater, MN, appeared before the Commissioners to provide an informational update on their Carbon Capture, Transportation and Storage Pipeline Project. See Agenda. A motion by Anderson, 2nd Gardner to adopt Resolution 2022-38, authorizing the County Board Chairman and County Administrator to execute TH 212 Detour Agreement was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Imdieke, 2nd Anderson to approve the final payment to Burski Excavating for the Landfill LFPH8A-21 Project in the amount of $79,073.83 was on vote unanimously adopted. Gary Geer, Environmental Services Director, appeared regarding a nuisance abatement hearing for Kyle Carlson, tax parcel #18-315-0030. Geer stated that he received a complaint last September and started working with this property owner in September of 2021. On October 13, 2021, the homeowner was mailed a Notice of Nuisance Violation and Order to Abate with a deadline of July 1, 2022. On July 8, 2022, Geer inspected the property and the nuisances had not yet been abated. On July 8, 2022, Geer mailed a Notice of Nuisance Abatement Hearing for July 19, 2022 at 9:30am to Mr. Carlson. Geer's recommendation is to set an abatement deadline of August 19, 2022 to allow Mr. Carlson to complete cleanup of the property and, if the nuisances are not abated at that time, to abate the nuisances and that all costs incurred will be assessed to the property owner. Geer noted that Mr. Carlson stated, by phone, that he did not intend to appear at today's hearing. A motion by Imdieke, 2nd Berg to abate all nuisances by August 19, 2022 and all abatement costs incurred be assessed to the property owner was on vote unanimously adopted. Gary Geer, Environmental Services Director, appeared regarding a nuisance abatement hearing for Larry Knuteson, tax parcel #27-744-0240. On April 19, 2022, the homeowner was mailed a Notice of Nuisance Violation and Order to Abate with a deadline of May 6, 2022. Several times this past summer, Geer inspected the property and talked with Mr. Knuteson by telephone, and the nuisances have not yet been abated. On July 11, 2022, Geer mailed a Notice of Nuisance Abatement Hearing for July 19, 2022 at 9:40am to Mr. Knuteson. Geer's recommendation is set a abatement deadline of August 19, 2022 to allow Mr. Knuteson to complete cleanup of the property and, if the nuisances are not abated at that time, to abate the nuisances and that all costs incurred will be assessed to the property owner. Geer noted that Mr. Knuteson is not present at today's hearing. A motion by Imdieke, 2nd Anderson to abate all nuisances by August 19, 2022 and all abatement costs incurred be assessed to the property owner was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Gardner, 2nd Nissen to approve the proposed Household Hazardous Waste Fees increase as presented was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Imdieke, 2nd Nissen to adopt Resolution 2022-39, Authorizing Kandiyohi County to submit a Point Source Implementation (PSIG) grant application to the Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Nissen, 2nd Anderson to adopt Resolution 2022-40: 2022 Noxious Weed Appeals Committee as presented was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Nissen, 2nd Gardner to adopt Resolution 2022-41: County State Aid Highway Funds Advance, to request an advance of $1,300,000 in state aid funds for this year's construction was on vote unanimously adopted. Eric Van Dyken, Zoning Administrator, appeared to request that the County Board of Commissioners approve the following two zoning requests. A motion by Imdieke, 2nd Garder to approve the recommendation of the Planning Commission with the following conditions and findings as reflected in the attached minutes was on vote unanimously adopted. Hardebeck Properties LLC: Lots 3 & 4, Block 1, Prentice Addition, Section 19, Township 121, Range 34, New London Township. (164th Ave NE & 26th St NE) Applicant proposes to amend (Rezone) the Zoning Classification from R-2 Community Residence District to Cl Commercial/Industrial District. Findings The Planning Commission finds that the property in question is adjacent to other Cl zoned land and is near a trunk highway. The Planning Commission finds that the following references from the Comprehensive Plan support the zoning of this land as commercial: Goal 8, Objective A, Guideline 7 - Commercial and industrial growth or expansion should occur near existing commercial and industrial areas and should occur where sewer, water and other municipal services are available or soon will be available. A motion by Imdieke, 2nd Gardner to approve the recommendation of the Planning Commission with the following conditions and findings as reflected in the attached minutes was on vote unanimously adopted. Wayne Kooiman: That part of the SW 1/4 lying west of STH #23, Section 1, Township 121, Range 34, New London Township. Complete legal in file. (19920 Hwy 23 NE) Groom Zone LLC, Landowners. Applicant proposes a Storage Rental Facility in an A-2 General Agricultural District. Conditions 1. No outside storage shall be allowed. 2. Signage shall meet ordinance standards. Findings 1. The Planning Commission finds that the conditional use will not be injurious to the use and enjoyment of other property in the immediate vicinity for the purposes already permitted, nor substantially diminish and impair property values within the immediate vicinity. 2. The Planning Commission finds that the establishment of the conditional use will not vacant impede property the for normal uses and orderly predominant in development the area. and The improvement Commission of notes surrounding that the commercial surrounding and area is predominantly agricultural production land, mixed commercial and residential. 3. The Planning Commission finds that adequate utilities, access roads, drainage, off street parking, and other necessary facilities have been or will be provided. The Commission notes that the it will not require facilities or infrastructure above normal levels for the area. 4. The Planning Commission finds that adequate measures have been or will be taken to prevent or control offensive odor, fumes, dust, noise, and vibrations, so that none of these will constitute a nuisance, and to control lighted signs, and other lights in such a manner that no disturbance to neighboring properties will result. The Commission notes that the lights, noise, dust, odors, fumes, and vibrations associated with the proposed business use will be minimal or non-existent. 5. The Planning Commission finds that the district proposed under use is Zoning allowed Ordinance with a conditional use permit in the A-2 zoning district under Zoning Ordinance Chapter 7, section 7-4 entitled "conditional uses" Eric Van Dyken, Zoning Administrator, appeared to provide the Comissioners with an informational update on the Central Minnesota River Watershed Partnership. Liza Donabauer, DDA Human Resources, Inc. appeared to provide the Commissioners with an informational update on the Administrator Search Process. Ms Donabauer reviewed the documents (see Agenda) to be used in the search process with the Commissioners. A motion by Gardner, 2nd Nissen to approve the amended documents and authorize DDA Human Resources, Inc. to move forward in the Kandiyohi County Administrator Search Process was on vote unanimously adopted. A motion by Nissen, 2nd County Anderson Broadband to approve the request of $300,000 ARPA dollars to fund the Kandiyohi County Broadband Line Extension Grant was on vot unanimously adopted. Larry Kleindl, County Administrator gave administrative updates and the Commissioners gave their committee reports for information purposes only. On motion the meeting was adjourned until 9:00 AM, August 2, 2022. ATTEST /s/ Larry Kleindl Clerk of Board : BY THE BOARD: /s/ George "Corky" Berg Chairman (August 6, 2022)