OFFICIAL PUBLICATION February 19, 2019 Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
The Board of Commissioners met at the Cottonwood County Courthouse in Windom, MN. Present for all or portions of the meeting were: Commissioners Tom Appel, Donna Gravley, Kevin Stevens, Norm Holmen, Larry Anderson; County Coordinator Kelly Thongvivong, County Attorney Nick Anderson, Auditor/Treasurer Jan Johnson, Kathy Marsh, Nick Klisch, Jed Rhubee, Randy Thompson, and Rahn Larson.
Routine Items — approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to approve the agenda as amended; to approve the minutes of the February 5, 2019 regular meeting as amended; to approve February warrants in the amount of $107,519.00 and broken down as follows: County Revenue Fund — $32,549.57, Long Term Capital Outlay — $2,202.60, County Building Fund — $45,476.58, Ditch Fund — $41.76, County Revenue Fund — $5,312.77, Road and Bridge Fund — $12,090.91, Waste Abatement/SCORE — $2,200.00, Landfill Enterprise — $7,644.81; adjournment.
Personnel Items — approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to declare that the County offices were officially closed on February 7, 2019, due to the inclement weather conditions and in accordance with County Policy No. 420; to move David Grev to permanent full-time status effective February 27, 2019 as Appraiser; to begin advertising for 8 seasonal positions (4 highway maintenance, 4 parks) for the Public Works Department for the 2019 summer season; to approve the Building Operations Manager job description as presented with the addition of landscape maintenance to the representative duties section and to place this position on Range 12 of the existing county matrix; to promote Mark Schenk to Building Operations Manager effective February 18, 2019 and to place him on Range 12, Step E of the 2019 pay matrix; to approve that all Commissioners may attend wind energy meetings and receive a per diem.
Additional Action Items — approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to approve Rebekah Saffert as camp host for the 2019 camping season dependent upon successful completion of a background check and drug test; to give the Public Works Director authority to execute mowing contracts for the 2019- 2021 mowing seasons with Cory Ulferts and Russ Janssen; to adopt resolution 19-02- 19 “Resolution of Sponsorship for Sponsoring Agency.” S/Jan Johnson, Auditor/Treasurer S/Norman Holmen, Board Chair S/Kelly Thongvivong, County Coordinator