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Summary of Minutes - January 7, 2013 County Board Meeting

Fri, Jan 17th, 2014
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The Fillmore County Board met in annual session at the Courthouse in the City of Preston. All members were present. Also present were the Coordinator/Clerk, and other department heads and staff, citizens, and two members of the press.

The following resolutions were adopted by the Board:

RESOLUTION 2014-001: Dedication of portion of tax forfeiture proceeds to parks

BE IT RESOLVED that the regular 2014 County Board meetings will be held at 9:00 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month with the understanding that special meetings will also be held the first and fourth Tuesdays at the same time, and other meetings may be called as necessary

BE IT RESOLVED that 2014 Fillmore County per diem rate be set at $45.00/day

BE IT RESOLVED that Fillmore County Journal be designated as Official Newspaper for 2014

BE IT RESOLVED that Fillmore County Journal be designated as Official Newspaper for printing 2013 Financial Statement

BE IT RESOLVED that Fillmore County Journal be designated as Official Newspaper for 2014 printing of 2013 Delinquent Tax List

BE IT RESOLVED that each American Legion Post or Veterans of Foreign Wars Post of Fillmore County, making application for said appropriation for defraying expenses of Memorial Day exercises for 2014, shall be granted $75.00. 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Fillmore County offices will close at 2:00 p.m. on December 24, 2014 and

LET IT FURTHER BE RESOLVED that 2.5 hours of paid regular time off will be granted to all full time non-union employees for December 24, 2014.

RESOLUTION 2014-002: Use of website as alternative method to disseminate bids

The Board approved the following agenda items:

• cease nominations and cast unanimous ballot to elect Chuck Amunrud as Chair of Fillmore County Board of Commissioners.

• cease nominations and cast a unanimous ballot to elect Duane Bakke as Vice Chair of Fillmore County Board of Commissioners for 2014.

• the amended agenda.

• the following Consent Agenda:

1. December 24, 2013 County Board minutes.

2. December 30, 2013 County Board minutes.

3. Payment of National Association of Counties’ invoice for 2014 dues.

4. Payment of Association of MN Counties’ invoice for 2014 dues.

5. Payment of 1st quarter invoice to Olmsted County Community Services for 2014 appropriation.

6. Payment of 1st quarter invoice to Community and Economic Development Associates.

7. Ratification of final Marzolf Access Easement agreement.

8. Family and Medical Leave for employee #1440.

• Medical Assistance/Transportation Services Contract between Fillmore County and SEMCAC.

• addendum to CREST Initiative Cooperative Agreement.

• renewal of Independent Contractor Agreement with Lisa Stensrud for physical therapy services.

• update signature card for Fillmore County Social Welfare Fund account.

• set minimum elected official salaries at 90% of incumbent’s salary.

• overnight stays for proposed 2014 training schedule for Highway Department.

• 2014 non-union pay plan.

• 2014 merit pay plan.

• 2014 classification chart for merit and non-union employees.

• reappointment of Anthony Webber as Chief Deputy Sheriff for 2014.

• set 2014 annual salary for Chief Deputy Sheriff.

• donation of obsolete radios.

• out of state travel for a Patrol Sergeant to attend conference in Nashville.

• raise boarding rate.

• purchase of regional radio and phone logging equipment.

• adopted 2014 Auditor’s warrant policy.

• set 2014 mileage reimbursement rate for use of private vehicle for official County business at IRS rate.

• set 2014 hourly rate of temporary entry-level office help in appointed offices at Grade 1/Step 1 in accordance with 2014 non-union pay plan.

• authorize elected officials and department heads to attend their respective annual Association of Minnesota Counties conferences and other meetings.

• renewal of amended 2013-2014 Joint Powers agreement for DFO Community Corrections.

• payment for flu shots for County employees.

• adopt amended 2014 committee appointment list.

• 2014 cellphone and smart device stipend rates.

• payment of Stantec Invoice for Greenleafton Community Sanitary System.

The following Commissioners’ warrants were approved:


Vendor Name, Description Amount

Association of MN Counties, membership dues $1,066.00

Association of MN Counties, registration fees $2,450.00

BakerTilly Virchow Krause, LLP, services $3,420.00

Bakke, Duane, mileage $573.48

Emergency Communications Network, LLC, services $15,750.00

Farm & Home Publishers, Ltd., publications $1,080.00

Fillmore County Recorder, software maintenance $1,836.05

Fillmore Soil & Water Conservation District, appropriation, grant $139,307.00

Houston County Sheriff’s Office, services $1,412.12

Luxury Bath, services $2,722.50

M & I Lockbox, services $25,396.66

MN Association of County Officers, dues $1,440.00

MN Counties Attorney’s Association, dues $2,604.00

MN Counties Intergovernmental Trust, insurance $134,469.00

MN Sheriff’s Association, dues $4,840.00

MOMS, maintenance fee $750.00

Pitney Bowes Global Financial Services, services $814.38

Schindler Elevator Corp., services $840.00

Trigger Time Firearms, LLC, asset purchase $763.50

TOTAL REVENUE FUND BILLS OVER $500 (listed above) $341,534.69

TOTAL REVENUE FUND BILLS UNDER $500 (44 bills - not listed) $7,437.85



Vendor Name, Description Amount

Arm Registration Office, registration fees $1,230.00

Baudoin Oil, fuel $8,622.16

MN Counties Intergovernmental Trust, insurance $114,093.00

TOTAL ROAD & BRIDGE FUND BILLS OVER $500 (listed above) $123,945.16

TOTAL ROAD & BRIDGE FUND BILLS UNDER $500 (2 bills - not listed) $444.83



Vendor Name, Description Amount

MN Counties Intergovernmental Trust, insurance $4,830.00

TOTAL SANITATION FUND BILLS OVER $500 (listed above) $4,830.00

TOTAL SANITATION FUND BILLS UNDER $500 (1 bill - not listed) $300.00


The above represents a summary of the County Board actions on the listed date. Official County Board minutes are on file in the Fillmore County Courthouse and are available for review during regular business hours. County Board meetings are usually scheduled for Tuesday mornings at 9:00 in the Commissioners’ Room in the Courthouse. Questions regarding the minutes or upcoming meetings can be directed to Bobbie Vickerman, Coordinator/Clerk of the County Board at 507/765-4566.

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