November 6, 2018 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, Jim Schmidt; County Coordinator Kelly Thongvivong, County Attorney Nick Anderson, Auditor/ Treasurer Jan Johnson, Kathy Marsh, Nick Klisch, Jed Rhubee, Mike Meeks, Dave Bucklin, Justin Techen, Kaylene Gohr, and Rahn Larson.
Routine Items — approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to approve the agenda; to approve the minutes of the October 16, 2018 regular meeting; to approve October warrants in the amount of $205,654.57 and broken down as follows: County Revenue Fund — $92,865.44, County Building Fund — $189.01, County Revenue Fund — $1,416.98, Road and Bridge Fund — $86,115.71, Waste Abatement/Score Fund — $2,000.00; Landfill Enterprise — $23,067.43; adjournment.
Personnel Items — approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to approve out-of-state travel for Jed Rhubee and Gretchen Warner to attend a Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges class in Sioux Falls, SD on February 4-15, 2019; to approve the Engineering Technician job description as presented; to approve a cell phone allowance in the amount of $60 per month for Mark Schenk, Building and Grounds Worker, beginning November 1, 2018.
Additional Action Items — approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to approve the Mark Evers Minnesota Wetland Conservation Act Notice of Application and concurrence with wetland delineation; to sign and enter into agreements with the cities of Jeffers, Westbrook and Mountain Lake for routine winter maintenance on the Municipal CSAHs in the respective cities; to purchase the CAT loader and accessories from Ziegler in Jackson at a price not to exceed $165,000 and to be paid upon delivery in 2019; to sell the 1983 Clark Loader on govdeals. com; to adopt resolution 18-11-06 “Resolution Appointing Gary Schimbeno and Shelley Sweetman to the Red Rock Rural Water System Board of Commissioners.” S/Jan Johnson, Auditor/Treasurer S/Donna L. Gravley, Board Chair S/Kelly Thongvivong, County Coordinator