Rock County Commissioners meet Dec. 8

Rock County Commissioners meet Dec. 8

Rock County Board of Commissioners          9:00 A.M.

Herreid Board Meeting Room/Zoom Video Meeting December 8, 2020

The meeting was called to order by Chair Overgaard with all Commissioners present. Also in attendance were County Administrator Kyle Oldre, County Attorney Jeff Haubrich, and Star-Herald Reporter Mavis Fodness.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all who were in attendance. 

Motion by Reisch, seconded by Burger, to approve the December 8, 2020, County Board agenda, declared carried on a voice vote.

Motion by Thompson, seconded by Reisch, to approve the November 17, 2020, 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.County Board 2021 Meeting Schedule:  

January 05 – January 19

February 02 – February 16

March 02 – March 16

April 06 – April 20

May 04 – May 18

June 08 – June 22

July 06 – July 20

August 03 – August 17

September 07 – September 21

October 05 – October 19

November 02 – November 16

December 07 – December 21

Mark Sehr, Engineer, requested approval of Resolution 19-20, a County State Aid Highway Funds advance; on a recommendation by the Engineer, motion by Burger, seconded by Thompson, to approve, declared carried on a voice vote.

Ashley Kurtz, Auditor/Treasurer, presented the claims and per diems of $1,900.00; motion by Thomson, seconded by Reisch, to approve, declared carried on a voice vote. A complete listing of the claims is available upon request at the Auditor/Treasurer's office.

DECEMBER 8, 2020 CLAIMS OVER $2,000

A & B BUSINESS INC   $2,512.68 

BMO HARRIS COMMERCIAL CARD     2,961.01

BUFFALO RIDGE CONCRETE     3,840.00

COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION     4,949.99

ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE INC     5,950.82

ERICKSON ENGINEERING     4,601.00

EVERBRIDGE INC     4,129.17

MARTIN/GREGORY E     3,060.10

MORRIS ELECTRONICS     2,687.50

MVTL LABORATORIES INC     2,073.80

NUFFER/ALLEN     4,698.00

NUSS TRUCK & EQUIPMENT 129,214.00

REKER CONSTRUCTION & AGGREGATE LLC   19,030.80

RETROFIT COMPANIES, INC       2,050.00

ROCK MOTOR SPORTS LLC     2,134.57

ROCKMOUNT RESEARCH & ALLOYS INC     4,667.87

SANDERS INC     3,933.95

SANFORD HEALTH     9,445.36

TOLLEFSON PUBLISHING     2,603.88

80 PAYMENTS LESS THAN $2,000   26,782.36

     TOTAL                 $241,326.86 

The County Board was in receipt of the Fund Balance report; motion by Williamson, seconded by Burger, to approve, declared carried on a voice vote.

The Administrator and Auditor/Treasurer informed the County Board of a second round of CARES funds coming the counties; motion by Burger, seconded by Thompson to send a letter requesting the state set the minimum amount going to counties at $250,000 declared carried on a voice vote.

The County Board briefly reviewed materials to be presented at the Truth in Taxation hearing following the County Board meeting.

The Administrator briefly reviewed a construction timeline of new Armory, scheduled to break ground in May 2021.

Motion by Williamson, seconded by Reisch, to approve the Participation Agreement with NextEra for county owned property located within the Walleye Wind footprint, declared carried on voice vote.

Motion by Williamson, seconded by Thompson, to appoint Nancy Walker, Deputy Director of Southwest Health and Human Services to the Rock County Opportunities Board, declared carried on a voice vote. The appointment was a result of a vacancy of Commissioner Williamson’s appointment.

The County Board was informed that Greg Lingen, Sergeant of the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, has submitted his letter of resignation effective December 31, 2020. The County Board wished to acknowledge Sergeant Lingen resignation and thanked him for his 22 years of service with Rock County. Motion by Burger, seconded by Reisch, to authorized the Sheriff to back fill the vacant sergeant position with a deputy.  

The County Board was informed that Linda Maras, Transit Bus Driver submitted her letter of resignation; the County Board also wished to acknowledge Mrs. Maras’ resignation and thanked her for her 20 years of service to Rock County.

Board was informed the COVID vaccine is to start being administered to 1a category by the end of the month. As additional vaccine is received in the area additional categories of recipients are identified.

Commissioner Reisch stated that he attended the following meetings: Budget Committee, Personal Committee of the County Board

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

Commissioner Williamson stated that he attended the following meetings: One Water One Plan and Rock County Opportunities.

Commissioner Burger stated that he attended the following meetings: Personnel Committee of the County Board.

Commissioner Overgaard stated that he attended the following meetings:  Digital Ready meeting, AMC Annual meeting, Extension, Solid Waste and Rural Energy.

With no further business to come before the County Board, motion by Reisch, seconded by Thompson, to adjourn, declared carried on a voice vote.

(01-07) 

 

 

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