Rock County Commissioners meet Aug. 17

Rock County Commissioners

meet Aug. 17

Herreid Board Room          4:30 P.M.

Rock County Courthouse August 17, 2021

The meeting was called to order by the Chair with all Commissioners present. Also in attendance were Administrator Kyle Oldre, County Attorney Jeff 

Haubrich and Star-Herald Reporter and Mavis Fodness.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by those in attendance.

Motion by Burger, seconded by Reisch, to approve the August 17, 2021,

County Board agenda, declared carried on a voice vote.

Motion by Overgaard, seconded by Thompson, to approve the August 03, 2021, County Board minutes, declared carried on a voice vote.

Motion by Overgaard, seconded by Williamson, to approve

the consent agenda, declared carried on a voice vote.

1. Resolution No. 20-21, VSO Operational Enhancement Grant

Ashley Kurtz, Auditor/Treasurer, presented the claims; motion by Overgaard, seconded by Reisch, to approve, declared carried on a voice vote. A complete listing of the claims is available at the Auditor/Treasurer’s office.

AUGUST 17, 2021 CLAIMS OVER $2,000

ALADTEC INC $2,547.00 

BREMIK MATERIALS, INC   9,448.16

CENTRAL SPECIALTIES INC   5,730.30

CHS 11,102.41

COUNTIES PROVIDING TECHNOLOGY   6,584.00

GRAHAM TIRE-WORTHINGTON   2,115.40

KEMP ELECTRIC   3,956.99

KETTERLING SERVICES INC 11,132.42

LYON COUNTY LANDFILL 16,952.38

MORRIS ELECTRONICS   4,012.84

NOBLES COUNTY AUDITOR-TREASURER 15,028.61

ROCK COUNTY OPPORTUNITIES   2,264.31

SANFORD HEALTH   5,142.00

STAPLES ENTERPRISES INC   3,268.32

TRANSOURCE TRUCK & EQUIPMENT INC   2,627.56

ZIEGLER INC   8,656.92

68 PAYMENTS LESS THAN $2,000 24,862.15

TOTAL               $135,431.77 

 

Kurtz presented the Fund Balance report; motion by Burger, seconded by

Reisch, to approve, declared carried on a voice vote.

Mark Sehr, Engineer, presented the following bids for the 2021 Box Culvert projects SAP 067-599-184, SAP 067-594-001, SAP 067-599-180, and SAP 067-599-183:

Henning Construction Inc. $278,120.00

A & C Excavating LLC $344,799.50

Midwest Contracting, LLC $375,383.00

Motion by Burger, seconded by Thompson, to approve the low bid to Henning Construction for $278,120.00, declared carried on a voice vote.

By order of the Chair, the County Board meeting moved into closed session at 5:08 P.M. for the purpose of discussing attorney client privileges.

By order of the Chair, the County Board meeting arose from closed session

at 5:20 P.M.

The County Board was in receipt of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between Rock County and the University of Minnesota Extension for Extension Educator Services for 2021; motion by Overgaard, seconded by Williamson, to approve, declared carried on a voice vote.

The County Board was informed that the Rock County Community Library has been awarded an American Library Association Grant of $3,000 to initiate additional programming efforts entitled “Transforming American Libraries”; motion by Reisch, seconded by Thompson to accept the grant award, declared carried on a voice vote.  

The County Board was informed that Jarvie will be attending an Association for Rural and Small Libraries conference in Reno, NV on October 20-23, 2021, requirement of the scholarship award announced at the June 22, 2021, County Board meeting; out of state travel was approved at the time. 

The Administrator gave a brief update of meetings and requests he

has handled; no action was taken.

Commissioner Reisch stated that he had attended the following meetings: Community Corrections, Budget, Southwest MN Opportunity Council.

  Commissioner Thompson stated that she had attended the following meetings:  n/a   

Commissioner Overgaard stated that he had attended the

following meetings: Hardwick Fire Department benefit.

Commissioner Burger stated that he had attended the following meetings: Southwest Health & Human Services, Community Corrections, and Community Corrections Budget.

Commissioner Williamson stated that he had attended the following meetings:

Rural Water, Soil & Water Conservation District; requested information

regarding the status of the ongoing drought.

With no further business to come before the County Board, the

meeting was declared adjourned by order of the Chair.

(10-28)

 

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