FEBRUARY COUNTY COUNCIL MEETING FOR – West Central Tribune

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FEBRUARY COUNTY COUNCIL MEETING FOR DETAILS, see www.kcmn.us or call (320) 231-6215 Office of the Auditor/Treasurer of Kandiyohi County, Willmar, Minnesota. The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners met at 10:00 a.m., February 15, 2022, pursuant to the adjournment. Commissioner Steve Gardner was absent. A motion from Nissen 2nd Imdieke to approve the Consent Agenda, as presented as follows. A. Approval of February 1, 2022 Board Meeting Minutes B. Auditor’s Mandates and Claims – $236,858.70 from Income Fund, $325.00 from Coronavirus Relief Fund, 101 $. 75 from the Regional Treatment Center Fund, $127,726.15 from the Road and Bridge Fund, $51,996.03 from the County Building Fund, $1,249.59 from the Ditch Fund, $346.19 from the Library Fund, $8,432.29 from the Health & Human Services Building Fund, $18,474.88 from the Recorders Technology Fund, $28,077.24 from the Water & Sewer Fund, $3,139.05 from the Computer/Communication Maintenance Fund, $4,816.00 from the Capital Equipment Fund , $460.70 from the DARE Fund, $140,912.23 from the Sanitary Landfill Fund, according to the detailed list of claims filed with the Office of the County Auditor/Treasurer. C. Tent Caterpillar Permission Application D. County Ditch Authority Minutes of February 1, 2022 Meeting Adopted unanimously by vote. The public hearing for an amendment to the Environmental Health Licensing Ordinance for: Food, Beverage and Lodging Establishments, Manufactured Home Parks, Recreational Camping Areas, Youth Camps and public swimming pools took place in accordance with the notice given. Jennie Lippert, director of health and human services, said the purpose of this public hearing was to correct Kandiyohi County’s ordinance to meet statue numbers and state-level reference numbers that were previously adopted in the latest Minnesota Food Code update. There is no language change. A motion by Imdieke 2nd Anderson to close the public hearing passed unanimously. A motion by Imdieke 2nd Nissen to approve the amendment to the Environmental Health Licensing Ordinance for Food, Beverage and Lodging Establishments, Manufactured Home Parks, Recreational Camping Areas, youth camps and public swimming pools was adopted unanimously. A motion by Anderson 2nd Nissen to increase the per diem from $35 to $65 for members of the Kandiyohi-Renville Community Health Board passed unanimously. A motion by Imdieke 2nd Nissen to send a letter of support for the Glacial Lakes State Trail to connect Sibley State Park to New London passed unanimously. A motion by Nissen 2nd Anderson to approve Resolution 2022-9: Adoption of the Hawk Creek-Middle Minnesota Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan passed unanimously. A motion of Imdieke 2nd Anderson to approve the following: 1. That Council approve and adopt the joint powers agreement for the formation of the Central Minnesota River Watershed Partnership as a joint powers organization with council administration; and 2. That the Board recognizes that the purpose of adopting the Joint Powers Agreement creating the Central Minnesota River Watershed Partnership as a Joint Powers organization with a Board of Directors is to facilitate implementing the comprehensive watershed management plan (one watershed, one plan) for Minnesota. Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) Watershed Planning Area 53, comprising parts of hydrologic unit code areas 0702004 and 0702007; and 3. That upon final approval of the comprehensive watershed management plan by the BWSR, the Board adopts and authorizes the implementation of the comprehensive watershed management plan in those portions of its jurisdiction within the watershed planning area 53; and 4. That the Board authorizes its President to sign the JPA on behalf of the Board and directs its counsel to review the JPA for form and execution. The lawyer’s failure to review and sign the JPA does not invalidate the JPA. was passed unanimously. A motion by Anderson 2nd Imdieke to approve Resolution 2022-10 to support Meeker County’s COOP Dynamic Reconnection Program which would build broadband infrastructure in parts of nine townships in areas with populations under 6 pitches per square mile was passed unanimously. A motion by Nissen 2nd Anderson to hire Martin Mechanical Design, Inc. of Fargo, ND for $87,800 to engineer the heat pump replacement project at the Health and Human Services Building and Law Enforcement Center passed in unanimity. Administrator Larry Kleindl appeared with proposed maps for the 2022 redistricting for the County and City of Willmar for informational purposes only. A motion by Imdieke 2nd Anderson to discontinue Health and Social Services meetings and have regular County Council meetings begin at 9:00 a.m. from May 2022 passed unanimously. A motion by Nissen 2nd Anderson to approve Resolution 2022-11: HAVA Grant Application passed unanimously. A motion from Imdieke 2nd Berg to approve the 2021 gravel tax distribution passed unanimously. A motion by Nissen 2nd Anderson to approve Resolution 2022-12: Cancellation of Auditor’s Forfeited Land Purchase Certificate, authorizing the auditor to cancel a deed contract at 409 Atlantic Ave NE, Pennock passed in unanimity. Larry Kleindl gave administrative updates and the commissioners gave their committee report, for information only. On motion, the meeting was adjourned until 10:00 a.m., March 1, 2022. CERTIFICATE: /s/ Mark Thompson County Auditor/Treasurer BY COUNCIL: /s/ George “Corky” Berg President (March 4, 2022) 38642

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