Fillmore County Board Meeting
Summary of Minutes, 8-10-21
Fillmore County Board of Commissioners met in special session, Courthouse, Preston.
Present: All members, Administrator/Clerk, other staff, citizens, and the press.
•Agenda & Consent agenda
•B&B Olympic Bowl$2,652.00
•Fillmore County Auditor- Treasurer$373,221.93
•MenD CORRECTION CARE, PLLC$2,346.16
•Houston County Public Health$28,134.38
•Midstates Equipment & Supply$17,559.80
•Minnowa Construction Inc.$8,128.79
•State Of Mn$10,170.37
•Hovey Oil Co Inc.$11,729.79
•Liberty Tire Recycling LLC$3,451.75
•Fillmore Co Auditor Treasurer$7,487.71
•City of Chatfield$18,765.00
•MN Public Facilities Authority$3,895.00
Mike Bubany, David Drown & Associates
and Jason Reeseman, Mayor of Lanesboro:
•Bubany explained the reason there was a need for an abatement to complete this
project. The abatement is risk free for the County, however the County is being
asked to provide a tax abatement that includes interest.
•Resseman noted that this was an important project for the City and the City Council
has approved the abatement project.
•Board unanimously approved proposed 2022 budgets for Sheriff, Jail, and
•Board unanimously approved IES Maintenance Quote for June 2021- June 2022 at
•Bonita Underbakke was present to make Commissioners aware about her concerns
regarding the spraying of roadside ditches.
Geoffrey Griffin, GGG, Inc.:
•Geoffrey Griffin was present and discussed why he is seeking the tax abatement
and that his intentions are to start development immediately.
•Board unanimously approved proposed 2022 budget for Solid Waste and Resource
•Board unanimously approved Public Health Workforce Grant at $160,000.00.
•Erickson provided a COVID update.
•Board unanimously approved RESOLUTION 2021-039: Township Bridge
Replacement Project SAP 23-599-209 in Sumner Township.
•Board unanimously approved RESOLUTION 2021-041: For Agreement to Fund
Local Bridge Bonding Funds on County State Aid Highway No. 29 Bridge
Replacement Project SAP 23-629-010 Newburg Township.
•Board unanimously approved an agreement between Fillmore County and the City
of Rushford for the design and construction of a Canoe Launch Access Road.
•Board unanimously approved RESOLUTION 2021-040: Joint Powers Agreement
between Fillmore County and MN Dot for sharing the Chatfield Shop Facility.
•Board unanimously approved to transfer Roxane Alden to Recorders Office as an
Accounting Technician Lead effective October 1, 2021.
•Board unanimously approved to transfer move Kayla Pierce as an Accounting
Technician to Property Appraiser effective August 23, 2021.
•Board unanimously approved request to seek Accounting Technician for the
Assessor’s Office from the current Administration Accounting Technician candidate
•Board would like to hold off the advertising and discuss in two weeks for a Part
Time Temporary or Interim County Surveyor.
•Board unanimously approved resignation for Troy Soiney, Highway Maintenance
Specialist effective August 17, 2021.
•Board unanimously approved request to advertise for replacement Highway
•Board unanimously approved RESOLUTION 2021-038: Property tax abatement
related to G- Cubed Development, Inc. Housing Project 2021 in Lanesboro with a
•Board unanimously approved the appointment of Ramona Johnson to the Extension
Committee- District 2.
•Board unanimously approved the uniform quotes from Aramark.
This is a summary. The Official County Board minutes are on file and available in the Fillmore County Courthouse. Any questions should be directed to Bobbie Hillery, County Administrator/Clerk at 507-765-4566.