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MURRAY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS

February 12, 2014

Meetings held on January 7, January 21 and January 28
A SUMMARY OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE MURRAY COUNTY BOARD <

January 7, 2014 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 to cast a unanimous ballot for John Giese for the Chair of the Board for 2014.

MSP to approve cast a unanimous ballot for Jim Jens for Vice Chair of the Board for 2014.

MSP to approve the agenda as modified and consent agenda item 1.

MSP and carried that all claims as presented were approved for payment. The Chairman was authorized to sign the Audit List dated January 7, 2014 with fund totals as follows and warrants numbered 141647 – 141681: County Revenue Fund 154,808.81 County Road & Bridge Fund 81,706.01 EDA 362.00 County Ditch Fund 194.40 Hospital Maintenance 127,005.00 Sunrise Terrace 4,902.60 SAWSD 148.00 Total 369,126.82

MSP 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 the 2014 Law Enforcement Agreements with the cities of Avoca, Chandler, Currie, Lake Wilson and Iona, further moving to authorize the Sheriff, Board Chair and Auditor-Treasurer to sign the agreements on behalf of the County and also further moving that approval is subject to receipt of a fully executed agreement received back from each respective city.

MSP to approve the 2014 appropriations and dues as presented.

MSP to accept the Murray Bids were opened for publication of proceedings, delinquent tax lists and all other notices and proceedings, except the Financial Statement, required by law to be published in the official newspaper during the year 2014 as follows: “The Murray County Editorial Group agrees to publish all matters that are required by the law to be so published for $11.00 per column inch.” County Editorial Group bid of $11.00 per column inch for publication of proceedings, delinquent tax lists and all other notices and proceedings as required by law in 2014.

MSP to approve Conditional Use Permit #1299 for John Beck to establish a new feedlot within 1/8 miles of an adjoining property line in the Agriculture District in the NE1/4, Section 10, Holly Township based on the Planning Commission’s recommendation.

MSP to approve and authorize the Board Chair to sign a Tri-County recycling contract with Pipestone County.

MSP RESOLUTION NO. 2014-01-07-01, Resolution Setting Minimum Salaries for Offices to be Elected in 2015

MSP RESOLUTION NO. 2014-01-07-02, Resolution Setting Minimum Salaries for Offices to be Elected in 2015 Open Forum/Public Comment – No members of the public were present.

MSP to approve the following 2014 AMC Policy Committee Appointments: Policy Committee Delegate, Environmental & Natural Resources Policy Committee-John Giese, General Government Policy Committee -David Thiner, Health & Human Services Policy Committee-Gerald Magnus, Public Safety Policy Committee-James Jens, Transportation & Infrastructure Policy Committee-Robert Moline and to approve appointing Moline, Thiner, Magnus, Giese, Jens, Jean Christoffels, and Aurora Heard as the 2014 AMC Delegate Appointments.

MSP to approve adding a resolution to the agenda authorizing the Murray County Auditor/Treasurer to pay certain claims in 2014.

MSP to approve any Commissioner to attend a Ditch Viewer training on January 16, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Jackpot Junction Hotel and Convention Center.

MSP to approve a change order to include an additional office for carpet replacement at the Highway Department at a price not to exceed the original quoted amount.

MSP to authorize moving End O Line budget items permanently to the Historic Museum budget.

MSP RESOLUTION NO. 2014-01-07-03, Resolution Authorizing the Murray County Auditor/Treasurer to Pay Certain Claims in 2014

MSP to approve and authorize the Board Chair and County Coordinator to sign a Plum Creek Library Agreement for 2014.

MSP to approve the Committee appointments for 2014.

MSP to approve purchasing a printer for the zoning office up to $1,500 from account codes: 105 (1/3), 631 (1/3), and 603 and 395-397 (1/3).

MSP to approve appointing Rick Clercx to the Parks Board.

MSP to approve appointing Robert Ossefoort, Gerald DeKruif and Lyndon Funk to the Planning Board.

MSP to approve appointing Dave Wagner and Eugene Winter to the Board of Adjustment.

MSP to approve appointing Donna Kor and Steve Zens to the SAWS Committee.

MSP to approve appointing Jim Buschena to the Heron Lake Watershed.

MSP to approve appointing Sara Heintz and Dennis Opdahl to the Extension Committee.

MSP to approve appointing Paul Posthuma, Dave Kremer, Duane Spartz, Darrold Peck, Jay Takle, Jon Hoyme, Larry Byers and Robert Koehler to the Local Water Management Plan Committee:

MSP to approve the Commissioner Vouchers for the period of January 1, 2014 to January 6, 2014.

The meeting adjourned at 12:00 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.

A SUMMARY OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE MURRAY COUNTY BOARD

January 21, 2014 8:30 a.m. Pursuant to notice, the Murray County Board of Commissioners convened with the following members present: Commissioners Magnus, Moline, Giese, and Jens. Also present Aurora Heard, Heidi Winter, Gene Mailander. Excused: Commissioner Dave Thiner

MSP to approve the agenda as modified and consent agenda item 1.

MSP and carried that all claims as presented were approved for payment. The Chairman was authorized to sign the Audit List dated January 21, 2014 with fund totals as follows and warrants numbered 141743 – 141801:

County Revenue Fund $171,897.51

County Road & Bridge Fund $43,508.38

County Ditch Fund 0

Sunrise Terrace $331.84

SAWSD 0

Lime Creek Sewer 0

Hospital Maintenance 0

Total $215,737.73

MSP to approve and authorize the Board Chair to sign an agreement for 2014 for professional services for the Zoning Department from Rupp, Anderson, Squires & Waldspurger, P.A.

MSP 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 payment for the carpet installation to Randy’s Floor Covering $4,836.20 ($2,472.47 Highway Department; $2,363.73 Extension Office) and Doug Rehnelt $1,292.00 (Highway Department) excluding labor for the Extension office area.

MSP to accept a $300 donation from First Presbyterian Church (Currie) restricted for the purpose of offsetting expenditures for the Presbyterian Church at End O Line Railroad Museum (receipt code: 01-503-584-5760).

MSP to approve purchasing eleven (11) computers from: Parks: 01-521-521 (1), Auditor: 01-041 (3), Law Enforcement: 01-201 (3), 911: 283-283, Recorder 01-101-102 (3).

MSP to approve purchasing a server for $5544.50 from account code 01-061-061.

MSP to approve and authorize the Emergency Management Director to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the Southwest Minnesota Chapter of the American Red Cross and Murray County Emergency Management.

MSP to approve purchasing a copier/printer/scanner from the Recorders Technology Fund 01-101-102 in the amount of $8,264.00 from Marco Inc. and a service contract of $59.54 per month.

MSP Resolution 2014-01-21-01, Resolution Awarding the County Ditch 82 Improvement Project

MSP to approve policy number 857.

MSP Resolution 2014-01-21-02, Resolution Opposing Revised Renewable Fuel Standards by the Environmental Protection Agency Open Forum/Public Comment – No members of the public were present.

MSP to approve purchasing a S590 Bobcat skid loader from Miller Sellner (State Bid) at a cost of $34,893.98 and a 22 foot long trailer from Dierks Trailer sales at a cost of $4,300 both from account code 01-110-115-0000-6650.

MSP to approve the Commissioner Vouchers for the period of January 5, 2014 to January 18, 2014. The meeting adjourned at 11:21 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.

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A SUMMARY OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE MURRAY COUNTY BOARD

January 28, 2014 8:30 a.m. Pursuant to notice, the Murray County Board of Commissioners convened with the following members present: Commissioners Magnus, Moline, Giese, Thiner, and Jens. Also present Aurora Heard, Heidi Winter, Paul Malone.

MSP to approve the agenda as modified and consent agenda item 1.

MSP to approve a subordination agreement for parcel number 13-002-002-1 for a Murray County Septic Lien, further moving to authorize the Auditor-Treasurer and Board Chair to sign the agreement on behalf of the County.

MSP to approve final payment of $1,272.00 to Doug Rehnelt for carpet installation in the Extension Office.

MSP to accept a $7,950.00 donation with gratitude from the Murray County Fair/Agriculture Society restricted for the purpose of offsetting expenditures for the Cattle Barn Restoration on the Fairgrounds (receipt code: 01-110-115-5760).

MSP to authorize an expenditure of $599.99 to Staples for the purchase of a shredder to be paid from account code: 01-062-6480.

MSP to approve the 2013 pay equity report.

MSP to approve beginning the recruitment process for a part time dispatcher.

MSP to accept completed project number SAP 51-599-93 for and on behalf of the County of Murray, contract number 20132, and approve final payment to River Ridge Construction in the amount of $27,641.27.

MSP to approve and accept a quote from Prosteam Cleaning in the amount of $450.00 plus tax to strip and wax floors at the highway department.

MSP to approve to begin the process of amending the capital improvement plan for the remaining $76,606 from the Sheriff’s Office bond. Open Forum/Public Comment – No members of the public were present.

MSP to approve purchasing a motor grader from the state bid in the amount of $241,240 and to trade in a motor grader in the amount of $62,500.

MSP to approve proceeding with the sale of 4.6 acres of vacant land owned by Murray County located in the N 1/2 SE 1/4 of Section 15, T. 107 N., R. 41 W., 5th P.M. in the amount of $35,000 to Pheasants Forever.

The meeting adjourned at 11:30 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.

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