Members present: Seeboth, Berg, Lochner, and
Potter along with Administrator Enter and County
M/Potter, S/Lochner, to accept the Minutes
of 10-26-10 and authorize publication of the
Synopsis of same, carried.
M/Lochner, S/Berg, to authorize the payment
of General Government claims in the amount of
$151,793.52 as corrected, carried.
M/Berg, S/Potter, to approve nine (9) Drainage
Ditch Repair Requests, carried.
M/Potter, S/Berg, to authorize A/T Helget to
appoint a replacement for Deborah Dove on the
2010 General Election Canvass Board scheduled
for 9:00 AM on 11-5-10, carried.
M/Berg, S/Potter, to approve the designation
of Citizens Bank New Ulm (CBNU) Minnesota as
the County's main depository of public funds for a
five year period beginning 1-1-11, carried.
M/Lochner, S/Potter, to accept the resignation
of Paivi Vaisanen, FT Jail/MCH effective 11-30-
10 and authorize posting the vacated position
internal/external simultaneously, carried.
M/Berg, S/Potter, to accept the resignation of
Alma Forst as an Intermittent Part Time Bus Driver
for Family Services/Transit effective 11-16-10,
M/Potter, S/Lochner, to approve the
appointment of Lucinda Winch as the Regular
PT RN Adult Health for the Public Health Dept.
at the hourly rate of $24.0484 (Grade XV, Step 5)
contingent on passage of pre-placement physical
and with a projected start date of 11-15-10,
M/Berg, S/Potter, to grant Joy Hoffman, PHN/
WIC, an extension on a medical leave of absence
from Brown County Public Health thru 11-30-10,
M/Berg, S/Lochner, to accept the Office of
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
"Juvenile Drug Courts Mentoring and Support
Services Initiative" Grant which totals $300,000
for three years ($100,000/yr) commencing 10-
1-10 which will provide professional mentor
and psychologist services to participants in the
juvenile drug court program, carried.
The County Board considered the request of
Watonwan County Commissioner Mark Rentz
to provide partial cost sharing support for a dry
hydrant project at the outlet of Lake Hanska,
understanding that a Three Rivers RC&D grant
and Watonwan County financial support are
pending. After discussion noting the relatively
short distance from the City of Hanska water
source and noting general county budget
concerns, the County Board took no action on
M/Lochner, S/Berg, to approve the purchase
of current production 800 SMR Motorola 2-way
radio equipment under State bid, plus applicable
installation/programming services from Alpha
Wireless of North Mankato, MN, in the total
project amount of $19,764.32 for the Heartland
Express Transit system, carried.
M/Berg, S/Lochner, to remove the $2,500
membership fee for the Minnesota River Board
from the draft 2011 County Budget, carried.
M/Berg, S/Lochner, to accept and file
the report on the draft 2011 budget with the
understanding that Administration will prepare
2011 County Budget Public Hearing materials
based on the revised draft 2011 budget, carried.
M/Potter, S/Lochner, to accept and file the
Highway Dept. Monthly Update as follows: 2010
Construction Projects Update; Maintenance
Projects Update, carried.
Correspondence C-1 thru C-11 were
accepted and filed.
Berg reported on the South Central Regional
Radio Board; and Seeboth reported on the Park
Commission meeting on 11-1-10.
Calendars were coordinated for the next two
There being no further business, Chairman
Seeboth adjourned the Meeting at 10:42 AM.
The Official Minutes of the Regular Meeting
of November 2, 2010 are on file in the County
Administrator's Office and may be viewed
during normal business hours, M-F, 8AM-5PM.
Correspondence and requests for additional
information may be directed to the County
Administrator's E-Mail Address: cntyadmn@
co.brown.mn.us Home Page Address: www.