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MURRAY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS

September 4, 2013

Meetings held on: 7/2; 7/9; 7/10; 7/11; 7/16; 7/16 & 7/23
A SUMMARY OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE MURRAY COUNTY BOARD

July 2, 2013 8:30 a.m. Pursuant to notice, the Murray County Board of Commissioners convened with the following members present: Commissioners Magnus, Moline, Giese, Jens and Thiner. Also present Aurora Heard, Heidi Winter, Paul Malone.

MSP to approve the agenda as modified and consent agenda item number one.

MSP that all claims as presented were approved for payment. The Chairman was authorized to sign the Audit List dated July 2, 2013 with fund totals as follows and warrants numbered 139824 - 139898:

County Revenue Fund 23,647.43

County Road & Bridge Fund 10,824.31

EDA 174.02

County Ditch Fund 2,095.23

Hospital Maintenance 70.00

Sunrise Terrace 8.55

Total 36,819.54

MSP and carried that the Commissioners appointed as Inspectors in and for the County of Murray, are hereby instructed to examine and inspect that portion of the foregoing described County and Judicial Ditches, lying within the County of Murray, for the purpose of determining what repairs are necessary, and if deemed necessary, to prepare either a cost estimate of said repair, or order said repairs to be made, with a report to be given thereon at a Murray County Board of Commissioner's meeting.

MSP with all members of the Board voting their approval to accept the report of the Ditch Committee of the County and Judicial Ditches lying within the County of Murray on those petitions for repair that have been inspected for determining what repairs, if any, are necessary, the extent and nature of such repairs, an estimated costs of such repairs or a list of bills presented for payment that will enable said ditches to answer their purposes and to pay all bills contained within the report.

MSP to approve any Commissioner can attend the July 18, 2013 Minnesota Viewer's Association seminar at Jackpot Junction Hotel and Convention Center.

MSP to accept the low quote of $936.25 excluding electrical cost from Mike's Plumbing and Heating Inc. to make necessary repairs to rectify boiler violations on MN Department of Labor and Industry Construction Codes and Licensing Division Notice Number 4197.

MSP to approve Conditional Use Permit No. 1294, with four special conditions, for Levi Ossefoort to expand an existing feedlot by constructing one (1) total confinement barn with concrete manure storage pit to house 2,400 head swine (720 animal units) in the Agriculture District on 12.67 acres in the S1/2 NE1/4, Section 732, Moulton Township based on the findings and recommendation of the Planning Commission.

MSP to approve Conditional Use Permit No. 1214 Amendment, with no special conditions, to expand the use of the property to include a construction office and workshop; retail of construction materials and goods; and storage and sales of farm related goods in the Agriculture District in the SE1/4, Section 12, of Leeds Township based on the findings and recommendation of the Planning Commission. MSP to approve going out for bids for one general contractor, including electrical, to restore the existing cattle barn and to open bids at 9:00 a.m. on August 6, 2013 with a start date after the 2013 fair and project completion date of December 1, 2013.

Open Forum/Public Comment - No members of the public were present.

10:07 a.m. Meeting Recessed

10:13 a.m. Meeting called back to order

MSP to approve using a Deed of Gift form for the End-O- Line Railroad Park and Museum with the Acting Director having the authority to sign the form.

MSP to approve the Murray County Septic Loan program funds be loaned to members to hook up to the centralized sewer less the sewer access charges for members of the SAWS District.

MSP to approve the following funds be disbursed from the Murray County Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund:

MSP to approve adding ditch petition #2013-026-CD 43, 15-Belfast Township to the agenda.

MSP and carried that the Commissioners appointed as Inspectors in and for the County of Murray, are hereby instructed to examine and inspect that portion of the foregoing described County and Judicial Ditches, lying within the County of Murray, for the purpose of determining what repairs are necessary, and if deemed necessary, to prepare either a cost estimate of said repair, or order said repairs to be made, with a report to be given thereon at a Murray County Board of Commissioner's meeting.

The meeting adjourned at 11:13 a.m.

ATTEST: Aurora Heard, Murray County Coordinator

A complete copy of these proceedings will be posted for 1 month at the Murray County Government Center, Slayton, MN. And is also available at www.murray-countymn.com

A SUMMARY OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE MURRAY COUNTY

July 9, 2013 - 9:00 a.m. Pursuant to notice, the Murray County Board of Commissioners convened in special session with the following members present: Commissioners Moline, Giese, Magnus, Thiner and Jens. Also present Heidi Winter, and Aurora Heard.

The Board reviewed 2014 budget proposals with Department Heads.

The meeting recessed for lunch at 12:00 p.m. and reconvened at 12:30 p.m.

The Board continued reviews 2014 budget proposals.

The meeting adjourned at 3:00 p.m.

ATTEST: Heidi E. Winter, Auditor/Treasurer

A complete copy of these proceedings will be posted for 1 month at the Murray County Government Center, Slayton, MN. And is also available at www.murray-countymn.com.

A SUMMARY OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE MURRAY COUNTY BOARD

July 11, 2013 - 9:00 a.m. Pursuant to notice, the Murray County Board of Commissioners convened in special session with the following members present: Commissioners Moline, Giese, Magnus, Thiner and Jens. Also present Heidi Winter and Aurora Heard.

The Board reviewed 2014 budget proposals with Department Heads.

The meeting adjourned at 12:00 p.m.

ATTEST: Heidi E. Winter, Auditor/Treasurer

A complete copy of these proceedings will be posted for 1 month at the Murray County Government Center, Slayton, MN And is also available at www.murray-countymn.com.

A SUMMARY OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE MURRAY COUNTY BOARD

July 10, 2013 - 9:00 a.m. Pursuant to notice, the Murray County Board of Commissioners convened in special session with the following members present: Commissioners Moline, Giese, Magnus, Thiner and Jens. Also present Heidi Winter, and Aurora Heard.

The Board reviewed 2014 budget proposals with Department Heads.

The meeting recessed for lunch at 12:00 p.m. and reconvened at 12:30 p.m.

The Board continued reviews 2014 budget proposals.

The meeting adjourned at 3:00 p.m.

ATTEST: Heidi E. Winter, Auditor/Treasurer

A complete copy of these proceedings will be posted for 1 month at the Murray County Government Center, Slayton, MN. And is also available at www.murray-countymn.com.

A SUMMARY OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE MURRAY COUNTY BOARD

July 16, 2013 8:30 a.m. Pursuant to notice, the Murray County Board of Commissioners convened with the following members present: Commissioners Magnus, Moline, Giese, Jens and Thiner. Also present Aurora Heard, Heidi Winter. Excused Absence: Paul Malone, County Attorney.

MSP to approve the agenda as modified and consent agenda item number one.

MSP that all claims as presented were approved for payment. The Chairman was authorized to sign the Audit List dated July 16, 2013 with fund totals as follows and warrants numbered 139,943 - 140,016:

County Revenue Fund 48,498.45

County Road & Bridge Fund 11,244.18

EDA 100.00

Hospital Maintenance 103.00

Sunrise Terrace 677.62

SAWSD 105.04

Lime Creek Sewer 50.00

Total 60,823.29

MSP and carried that the Commissioners appointed as Inspectors in and for the County of Murray, are hereby instructed to examine and inspect that portion of the foregoing described County and Judicial Ditches, lying within the County of Murray, for the purpose of determining what repairs are necessary, and if deemed necessary, to prepare either a cost estimate of said repair, or order said repairs to be made, with a report to be given thereon at a Murray County Board of Commissioner's meeting.

MSP to authorize an expenditure of $1,000 to the Balaton Foundation to purchase a used fishing pier for the Murray County Parks (Account Code: 01-521-523-6650).

MSP to accept a $200 donation from Barry & Kerry Sauer restricted for the purpose of offsetting expenditures for the Cattle Barn Restoration on the Fairgrounds (receipt code: 01-110-1115-5760).

MSP to approve Hub City Enterprises, LLC - Locksmith Service to install a master key system at the fairgrounds in the amount of $3,098.98 a $500 reduced amount in exchange for being a gold sponsor at the fair. (account code: 01-110-115-6304).

MSP to approve the Cattle Barn Specifications (on file in the Auditor/Treasurer's office) and change the bid letting date from August 6, 2013 to 9:00 a.m. on August 20, 2013.

MSP RESOLUTION 2013-07-16-01 A Resolution approving Fiscal Agency for a Transportation Economic Development (TED) project on behalf of Schmitz Grain, Inc

MSP to approve the Commissioner Vouchers for the period of June 23, 2013 to July 6, 2013.

Commissioner Giese was excused

Open Forum/Public Comment - No members of the public were present.

MSP to approve and authorize Coordinator Heard to sign a SMOC host agreement

MSP to approve and authorize the Board Chair to sign a Buffalo Ridge Regional transit agreement with Pipestone County.

MSP to approve the updated position description for the park maintenance employee.

MSP to approve adding a subordination agreement to the agenda.

MSP to approve a subordination agreement for parcel number 14-009-0103 with Greg M. Gillette and Jodi El Gillette for a Murray County Septic Lien further moving the Auditor/Treasurer to sing on behalf of the County.

MSP to approve the recruitment process for a park maintenance employee.

MSP to approve hiring Joseph Miranowski as a building maintenance employee effective August 5, 2013 at a grade 6 step 7.

MSP to accept with regret the resignation of Gail Byers effective immediately from the Southwest Health and Human Services Board.

MSP to approve to advertise for the vacancy on the Southwest Health and Human Services Board and use the application process to fill it.

MSP to approve applying for a 2014 Inventory Grant for the End O Line Park through the Minnesota Historical Society.

MSP to approve a Strategic Planning Session on July 29 at 8:30 a.m.

The meeting adjourned at 11:58 a.m.

ATTEST: Aurora Heard, Murray County Coordinator

A complete copy of these proceedings will be posted for 1 month at the Murray County Government Center, Slayton, MN. And is also available at www.myrray-countymn.com.

A SUMMARY OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE MURRAY COUNTY BOARD

July 23, 2013 8:00 a.m. Pursuant to notice, the Murray County Board of Commissioners convened with the following members present: Commissioners Magnus, Moline, Giese, Jens and Thiner. Also present Aurora Heard, Heidi Winter, Paul Malone.

MSP: to approve the agenda as modified and consent agenda items number one and two.

MSP with all members of the Board voting their approval to accept the report of the Ditch Committee of the County and Judicial Ditches lying within the County of Murray on those petitions for repair that have been inspected for determining what repairs, if any, are necessary, the extent and nature of such repairs, an estimated costs of such repairs or a list of bills presented for payment that will enable said ditches to answer their purposes and to pay all bills contained within the report.

MSP and carried that the Commissioners appointed as Inspectors in and for the County of Murray, are hereby instructed to examine and inspect that portion of the foregoing described County and Judicial Ditches, lying within the County of Murray, for the purpose of determining what repairs are necessary, and if deemed necessary, to prepare either a cost estimate of said repair, or order said repairs to be made, with a report to be given thereon at a Murray County Board of Commissioner's meeting.

MSP to accept a $550 donation from the American Legion Gambling Committee restricted for the purpose of offsetting expenditures for sand volleyball courts at Seven Mile Lake Park, further moving to approve an LG555 “Government Approval for Use of Gambling Funds” and authorize Coordinator Heard to sign the acknowledgement on behalf of the County. (Receipt code: 01-521-525-5760).

MSP to approve the sale and removal of a single story 24' x 34' single dwelling home located at 2123 Juniper Avenue to Doug Rupp for the bid price of $500.00; this sale was authorized through a motion on June 25, 2013 and required that the structure be moved by September 13, 2013.

MSP to approve the sale and removal of a 24' x 26' garage located at 2109 Juniper Avenue to Doug Rupp for the bid price of $600; this sale was authorized through a motion on June 25, 2013 and required the structure be moved by August 15, 2013.

MSP to update the sick leave policy to reflect state statute changes with an effective date of August 1, 2013.

MSP to approve and authorize the Board Chair to sign a memorandum of understanding with the Buffalo Ridge Transit.

MSP Resolution 2013-07-23-01 Preliminary Hearing for the Improvement of Murray County Ditch #35, Lateral to Murray County Ditch #35 and Outlet for Murray County Ditch #35

MSP Resolution 2013-07-23-02 Findings of Fact and Order Regarding Redetermination of Benefits for County Ditch 35

MSP to approve appointing the following viewers for a redetermination of county ditch 35 Jim Weidemann, Duane Bendixsen, and Steve Johnson. Open Forum/Public Comment - No members of the public were present.

MSP to not implement the wheelage tax for 2014 and to revisit it next year. Commissioner Giese was excused.

MSP Resolution 2013-07-23-03 Redetermination of Benefits for County Ditch 82

MSP Resolution 2013-07-23-04 Findings of Fact and Order Establishing Improvement to Murray County Ditch #82

Meeting Recessed at 12:24 p.m.

Meeting called back to order at 2:00 p.m.

MSP to approve the Commissioner Vouchers for the period of July 7, 2013 to July 20, 2013.

The meeting adjourned 2:10 p.m.

ATTEST: Aurora Heard, Murray County Coordinator

A complete copy of these proceedings will be posted for 1 month at the Murray County Government Center, Slayton, MN. And is also available at www.murray-countymn.com.


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