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OFFICIAL PUBLICATION July 16, 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 Donna Torkelson, Kathy Marsh, Gale Bondhus, Alex Schultz, Kyle Pillatzki, Jed Rhubee, Tom Suppes, Dominic Jones, Greg Ous, Ronda Allis, and Vicki Beckendorf. Routine Items — approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to approve the agenda as amended; to approve the minutes of the July 2, 2019 regular meeting; to approve July warrants in the amount of $149,220.81 and broken down as follows: County Revenue Fund — $67,326.27, Long Term Capital Outlay — $14,000.00, County Building Fund — $3,457.88, Ditch Fund — $37.12, Taxes and Penalties Fund — $4,830.70, County Revenue Fun — $1,911.74, Road and Bridge Fund — $52,602.90, Waste Abatement/SCORE Fund — $1,022.58, Landfill Enterprise — $4,031.62; adjournment. Personnel Items — approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to add Donna Torkelson as an authorized signatory on the County Attorney’s checking account and remove Jan Johnson; to approve Personnel Policy #490 — Travel and Expense Reimbursement as amended and post for a 30- day comment period; accept Haleasha Flaherty’s resignation as a full-time Jailer/ Dispatch effective July 26, 2019 with appropriate payout of benefits and to allow the HR office to post internally for the position. Additional Action Items — approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to approve the Conditional Use Permit from Nickel Construction to open a demolition landfill in Midway Township, Section 11 with conditions; to accept the bid from Bruce and Karla Gunderman in the amount of $100 for tax forfeiture property 13.008.1000; to accept the bid from Terry Pudenz and Sandra Wood in the amount of $255 for tax forfeiture property 21.234.0070. S/Donna Torkelson, Auditor/Treasurer S/Norman Holmen, Board Chair S/Kelly Thongvivong, County Coordinator

Regular School Board Meeting Newspaper Minutes June 24, 2019 5:30 pm

The meeting was called to order by Chair Chad Pedersen at 5:32 pm. Roll call conducted by School Board Clerk Julie Brugman. Members present: Audi Nickel, Julie Brugman, Tom Fast, Chad Pedersen. Pam Hoek, Dave Bucklin, Matt Gohr. Others present: Michelle Larson, Shawn Naas, Doug Regehr, Sarah Tailowright. That the Proposed Agenda be approved as presented. Motion by: Audi Nickel. Second by: Dave Bucklin. Approved. That the Consent Agenda be approved as presented: minutes from previous meetings, monthly bills, donations, and open enrollments, Remick grant requests. Motion by: Pam Hoek. Second by: Matt Gohr. Approved. The following reports were available for school board member review and comment: Meet & Confer Dates, Upcoming School Board meetings, Building Committee update, MSBA Workshop, Location for 2019 Volleyball games and practices, Principal report on PSEO. Motion: To approve hire of Debby Jass as Part-time ELL Teacher. Motion by Dave Bucklin. Second by Matt Gohr. Approved. Motion: To approve revised amended 2018-19 school calendar. Motion by Julie Brugman. Second by Pam Hoek. Approved. Motion: To approve MREA (Minnesota Rural Education Association) membership 2019-20. Motion by Dave Bucklin. Second by Matt Gohr. Approved. Motion: To approve Initial Revenue and Expenditure Budget 2019-20 school year. Motion by Julie Brugman. Second by Matt Gohr. Approved. Motion: To approve adult lunch prices. Motion by Matt Gohr. Second by Audi Nickel. Approved. Motion: To approve 2019-20 High School Handbook. Motion by Pam Hoek. Second by Audi Nickel. Approved. Motion: To approve 2019-20 Elementary Handbook. Motion by Audi Nickel. Second by Dave Bucklin. Approved. Motion: To approve Hallberg Engineering commissioning quote. Motion by Matt Gohr. Second by Tom Fast. Approved. Motion: To approve levy for Health & Safety for asbestos abatement. Motion by Audi Nickel. Second by Dave Bucklin. Approved. Motion: To approve revised LTFM Budget FY2019. Motion by Dave Bucklin Second by Julie Brugman. Approved. Motion: To approve resignation of Renee Toutges as paraprofessional. Motion by Pam Hoek. Second by Audi Nickel. Approved. Motion: To approve Child care leave for Lindsey Brockberg. Motion by Audi Nickel. Second by Pam Hoek. Approved. Motion: To approve Child care leave for Anita Sydorowicz. Motion by Julie Brugman. Second by Tom Fast. Approved. Motion: That the school board meeting is adjourned. Motion by Julie Brugman. Second by Audi Nickel. Approved. Time: 6:58 pm.