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Regular School Board Meeting Minutes April 19, 2021 5:30 pm

The meeting was called to order by Chair Chad Pedersen at 5:31 pm. Roll call conducted by School Board Clerk, Julie Brugman. Members present: Pam Hoek, Dave Bucklin, Tom Fast, Matt Gohr, Audi Nickel, Julie Brugman, Chad Pedersen. Others present: Randi Doescher, Lana Sander, Joel Alvstad, Kurt Jahnke, Michelle Larson, Shawn Naas That the Proposed Agenda be approved as presented. Motion by Hoek. Second by Bucklin. Approved. That the Consent Agenda be approved as presented: minutes from previous meetings, monthly bills, donations, open enrollment applications, Remick grant request. Motion by Gohr. Second by Nickel. Approved. The following reports were available for school board member review and comment: Meet and Confer dates, Upcoming School Board meetings, Health Insurance rates for 21-22, FY 22 & FY 23 Pathway II Award notification.

Motion: To approve a Fund Balance Transfer. Motion by Brugman. Second by Hoek. Approved.

Motion: To approve Friday, June 4, 2021 as the final school day for the 2020-21 school year due to the window replacement project in the 1940’s building. Motion by Nickel. Second by Gohr. Approved.

Motion: To approve the intent to retire for Brenda Feil, English teacher, at the end of the 2020-21 school year with a final application to be submitted by June 1, 2021. Thank you to Mrs. Feil for her many years of service! Motion by Bucklin. Second by Brugman. Approved.

Motion: To approve the Posting for English Teacher. Motion by Hoek. Second by Fast. Approved.

Motion: To approve the hire of Brandon Henning as Elementary Principal. Motion by Brugman. Second by Gohr. Approved.

Motion: To approve Hire of Emily Inglett as K-12 Counselor at MA Step 1. Motion by Nickel. Second by Bucklin. Approved.

Motion: To approve the 2021-2022 SY Tentative Calendar. Motion by Gohr. Second by Bucklin. Approved.

Motion: To approve that the Superintendent has the authority to purchase a lawn mower at a cost up to $12,000. Motion by Gohr. Second by Brugman. Approved.

Motion: To approve that MLPS pay COVID fee assessed by MSHSL of $2,204.52 and cease any legal fees after April 19, 2021. Motion by Nickel. Second by Bucklin. Approved.

Motion: To approve the 2021-22 Food Service Contract Renewal. Motion by Bucklin. Second by Gohr. Approved.

Motion: That the school board meeting is adjourned. Motion by Nickel. Second by Fast. Approved. Time: 6:31 pm

 

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION May 18, 2021 Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting

The Board of Commissioners met at the Cottonwood County BARC Building in Windom, MN. Present in person or via teleconference for all or portions of the meeting were: Commissioners Tom Appel, Donna Gravley, Norm Holmen, Larry Anderson, Kevin Stevens; County Attorney Nick Anderson, County Coordinator Kelly Thongvivong, Auditor/Treasurer Donna Torkelson, Kathy Marsh, Gale Bondhus, Drew Hage, Bramer Powers, Nick Klisch, Jason Purrington, Paul Johnson, Mike Meeks, and Joel Alvstad.

Routine Items — approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to approve the agenda as amended; to approve the minutes of the May 4, 2021 regular meeting; to approve May warrants in the amount of $93,220.42 and broken down as follows: County Revenue Fund — $26,308.68, Long Term Capital Outlay — $4,051.00,Ditch Fund — $1,392.79, Road and Bridge Fund — $44,791.16, Waste Abatement/SCORE — $13,810.13, Landfill Enterprise Fund — $2,866.66; adjournment.

Personnel Items — approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to move Carly Pohlman, full-time Deputy Auditor/Treasurer, to permanent status effective May 23, 2021; to move Jordan Allen, full-time Deputy Sheriff, to permanent status effective May 25, 2021; to offer fulltime Solid Waste Technician positions to Matt Ludvigson and Melvin Lewis contingent upon successful completion of all hiring requirements; to hire Daniel Paur, Wyatt Krick, Connor Braaksma, and Ernesto Rivera as part-time Jailer/ Dispatchers contingent upon successful completion of all hiring requirements.

Additional Action Items — approved by unanimous rollcall or regular vote: to approve the commercial tax abatement and resolution 21-05-18; to approve the Tax Abatement for New Commercial Construction or Remodel application as amended; to approve the Redwood-Cottonwood Rivers Control Area (RCRCA) Joint Powers Agreement effective July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023 and to allow Commissioner Anderson or Commissioner Holmen to sign on the county’s behalf; to adopt the COVID- 19 Preparedness Plan as amended; to approve and sign the Feedlot FY2020 Year End Report.

S/Donna Torkelson, Auditor/Treasurer S/Thomas D. Appel, Board Chair S/Kelly Thongvivong, County Coordinator

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Mountain Lake will hold a Public Hearing on June 23, 2021 at 6:30 pm at Mountain Lake City Hall to adopt a new floodplain ordinance, Ordinance #2-21. This floodplain ordinance would amend the city’s floodplain regulations to comply with the standards of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) including adoption of the effective Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report. Any and all persons(s) desiring to be heard shall be given an opportunity at the above stated time and place. Written comments can be submitted prior to the hearing. If you have any questions regarding the above public hearing, please contact the city administrator at 507-427- 2999 ext.1.

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