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March 16, 2021 at 9:00 AM - Regular Board Meeting

Minutes
Telephone Meeting Information
Description:  The Pope County Coordinator hereby gives notice, pursuant to Pope County Resolution 202008 on the Declaration of Local State of Emergency in Pope County, that the next regular meeting of the Pope County Board of Commissioners scheduled for April 7, 2020 at 9:00am shall be conducted telephonically and/or electronically pursuant to Minn. Stat. 13D.021, as an in-person meeting of the Board is not practical or prudent because of the current COVID-19 health pandemic and associated State of Emergency declared nationally and in Minnesota as of March 13, 2020.  In addition, attendance of the Board members and of the public at the Board's regular meeting location is not feasible under the current pandemic and State of Emergency conditions.     
    
To access/monitor the public meeting by telephone at the appointed date and time, dial (408) 418-9388. When prompted for a meeting code, please dial 182 004 1638# and password, 648 457 32#, and you will be connected to the meeting.    
 
Call to Order
Approval of Agenda
Action(s):
On motion by Haggerty to remove Board Item #5, seconded by Rogahn and by the following vote: Ayes: Haggerty, Rogahn; Nays: Gerde, Lindor, Wagner, motion failed. Another motion was made to approve the agenda as presented by Lindor, seconded by Wagner and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Lindor, Wagner; Nays: Haggerty, Rogahn the agenda was passed as presented. This motion, made by Larry Lindor and seconded by Gordy Wagner, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Nay
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Nay
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Approval of Official Proceedings
Description:  Approval of Board Minutes
Action(s):
On motion by Rogahn, seconded by Haggerty and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board approved the official proceedings as presented. This motion, made by Cody Rogahn and seconded by Nan Haggerty, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Resolution Regarding Improvement of CSAH 17 (South Lakeshore Drive)
Speaker(s):  Brian Giese, County Engineer
Action(s):
On motion by Haggerty to approve Resolution #2, seconded by Rogahn and by the following vote: Ayes: Haggerty, Rogahn; Nays: Gerde, Lindor, Wagner the motion failed. This motion, made by Nan Haggerty and seconded by Cody Rogahn, Failed.
  • Paul Gerde: Nay
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Nay
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Nay
Another motion was made by Lindor to approve Resolution #1, no further motions, failed. This motion, made by Larry Lindor, Unseconded.
On motion by Wagner, seconded by Rogahn and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner; Nays: Haggerty, the Board approved Resolution #3 (202106) with revisions as noted. This motion, made by Gordy Wagner and seconded by Cody Rogahn, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Nay
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Maintenance Material Purchase and Equipment Rental Approval
Speaker(s):  Brian Giese, County Engineer
Action(s):
On motion by Wagner, seconded by Rogahn and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner the Board approved the purchase of approximately 46, 200 pounds of Crafco 535 Roadsaver crack sealant and 1.5 months of Crafco SS125 Melter rental from Brock White of St. Cloud as quoted at the unit price of $0.563 per pound of material and $2,962.67 per month of equipment rental. Brian will send all quote information to Commissioners on Board Items #6-10. This motion, made by Gordy Wagner and seconded by Cody Rogahn, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Equipment Purchase - Pup Trailers
Speaker(s):  Brian Giese, County Engineer
Action(s):
On motion by Haggerty, seconded by Wagner and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board approved the purchase of two pup trailers (Model T 2012 Pup XG Belly Dump) from Road Machinery and Supplies Company from Savage, MN for the total quoted price of $77,099 after trade allowance and subject to variations in estimated applicable tax and registration fees. This motion, made by Nan Haggerty and seconded by Gordy Wagner, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Equipment Purchase - Side by Side UTV
Speaker(s):  Brian Giese, County Engineer
Action(s):
On motion by Wagner, seconded by Rogahn and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board approved the purchase of a 2021 Polaris Ranger 1000 EPS from Boomerang Sports of Melrose, MN for the quoted price of $15,239. This motion, made by Gordy Wagner and seconded by Cody Rogahn, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Equipment Purchase - Power Box Rake
Speaker(s):  Brian Giese, County Engineer
Action(s):
On motion by Haggerty, seconded by Lindor and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board approved the purchase of a 2021 Harley TM 8 Power Rake from Ziegler CAT of Fergus Falls, MN for the quoted purchase price of $10,355. This motion, made by Nan Haggerty and seconded by Larry Lindor, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Equipment Purchase - Disc Mower
Speaker(s):  Brian Giese, County Engineer
Action(s):
On motion by Lindor, seconded by Haggerty and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board approved the purchase of a 2021 Vermeer M5050 disc mower for $7000 ($10,000 less $3000 trade allowance) from Villard Implement of Villard. This motion, made by Larry Lindor and seconded by Nan Haggerty, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Ad for Bids - SAP 061-618-034
Speaker(s):  Brian Giese, County Engineer
Action(s):
On motion by Haggerty, seconded by Rogahn and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board authorized the County Engineer to proceed with the Advertisement of Bids for SAP 061-618-034. This motion, made by Nan Haggerty and seconded by Cody Rogahn, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Human Services Bills and Reports
Speaker(s):  Duane Krautbauer, Fiscal Officer
Action(s):
On motion by Haggerty, seconded by Rogahn and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board paid the Human Services bills in the amount of $104,283. This motion, made by Nan Haggerty and seconded by Cody Rogahn, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Conditional Use Permit:  Flannigan Gravel Pit
Speaker(s):  David Green, Land & Resource Director
Action(s):
On motion by Lindor, seconded by Rogahn and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board approved the Conditional Use Permit for Thomas Flannigan with Crow River Construction to establish an aggregate (gravel) mining operation in an Agriculture Protection (A-2) zoning district per section 7.3.D and 10.2 of the Pope County Land Use Controls Ordinance located at Part of the Northwest Quarter (NW 1/4) of the Northwest Quarter (NW 1/4), Section 13, Township 123 (Lake Johanna), Range 36. This motion, made by Larry Lindor and seconded by Cody Rogahn, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Request from Minnewaska Lake Association for Project Grant Funds from County AIS Prevention Aid Fund for Eurasian Watermilfoil Control
Speaker(s):  David Green, Land & Resource Director
Action(s):
On motion by Rogahn, seconded by Haggerty and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board approved the Request from Minnewaska Lake Association for project grant funds from County AIS Prevention Aid Fund for Eurasian watermilfoil control in the amount of $3,000. This motion, made by Cody Rogahn and seconded by Nan Haggerty, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Request from Minnewaska Lake Association for Project Grant Funds from County AIS Prevention Aid Fund for Starry Stonewort Survey
Speaker(s):  David Green, Land & Resource Director
Action(s):
On motion by Rogahn, seconded by Haggerty and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board approved the request from Minnewaska Lake Association for project grant funds from County AIS Prevention Aid fund for a starry stonewort survey in the amount of $950.00. This motion, made by Cody Rogahn and seconded by Nan Haggerty, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Request from Scandinavian Lake Association for Project Grant Funds from County AIS Prevention Aid Fund for Eurasian Watermilfoil Control
Speaker(s):  David Green, Land & Resource Director
Action(s):
On motion by Wagner, seconded by Lindor and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board approved the request from Scandinavian Lake Association for project grant funds from County AIS Prevention Aid Fund for Eurasian watermilfoil control in the amount of $3,201.00. This motion, made by Gordy Wagner and seconded by Larry Lindor, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Resolution 202112 to Authorize the Auditor/Treasurer to make Electronic Funds Transfers
Speaker(s):  Stephanie Rust, Auditor-Treasurer
Action(s):
On motion by Rogahn, seconded by Haggerty and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board approved Resolution 202112 authorizing the Auditor/Treasurer and his/her designee to make electronic fund transfers. This motion, made by Cody Rogahn and seconded by Nan Haggerty, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
February 2021 Trial Balance and Fund Balance Analysis
Speaker(s):  Stephanie Rust, Auditor-Treasurer
Action(s):
On motion by Wagner, seconded by Haggerty and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board approved the February 2021 Trial Balance and Fund Balance Analysis. This motion, made by Gordy Wagner and seconded by Nan Haggerty, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Auditor Bills - February 10 - March 9, 2021
Speaker(s):  Stephanie Rust, Auditor-Treasurer
Pay Bills and Supplemental Bills
Speaker(s):  Stephanie Rust, Auditor-Treasurer
Action(s):
On motion by Wagner, seconded by Lindor and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board approved the payment of bills of $165, 153.91 plus supplemental bills of $2,110.68 totaling $167,264.59. This motion, made by Gordy Wagner and seconded by Larry Lindor, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Consider Execution of Labor Agreement with Law Enforcement Labor Services for 2021
Speaker(s):  Kersten Kappmeyer, County Administrator
Action(s):
On motion by Rogahn, seconded by Wagner and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board approved the execution of the presented Labor Agreement with Law Enforcement Labor Services for the 2021 contract year. This motion, made by Cody Rogahn and seconded by Gordy Wagner, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Consider Resolution 202110 Relating to General Obligation Solid Waste Revenue Bonds, Series 2021A
Speaker(s):  Kersten Kappmeyer, County Administrator
Action(s):
On motion by Lindor, seconded by Rogahn and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board adopted Resolution 202110 Related to General Obligation Solid Waste Revenue Bonds, Series 2021A, Authorizing Issuance, Prescribing the Form and Details, and Providing for the Payment thereof as presented. This motion, made by Larry Lindor and seconded by Cody Rogahn, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Consider Resolution 202111 Authorizing Tent Worm Caterpillar Spraying by Benson Air Ag, Inc.
Speaker(s):  Kersten Kappmeyer, County Administrator
Action(s):
On motion by Wagner, seconded by Haggerty and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board adopted Resolution 202111 authorizing Benson Air Ag Inc. to conduct tent worm caterpillar spraying operations within Pope County as presented. This motion, made by Gordy Wagner and seconded by Nan Haggerty, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Consider Amendments to the Construction Management Contract Between Pope County and Contegrity for Public Health and Annex Buildlng Renovations
Speaker(s):  Kersten Kappmeyer, County Administrator
Action(s):
On motion by Lindor, seconded by Wagner and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board authorized the Administrator to execute a contract amendment for construction management services with Contegrity for the revised Pope County renovation project as presented. This motion, made by Larry Lindor and seconded by Gordy Wagner, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Authorize Acceptance of Bid for Electrical Work Related to Courthouse Chiller Installation
Speaker(s):  Kersten Kappmeyer, County Administrator
Action(s):
On motion by Rogahn, seconded by Haggerty and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board authorized the acceptance of a quote from Alexandria Electric of $20,110 to complete work related to the Courthouse Chiller installation as presented. This motion, made by Cody Rogahn and seconded by Nan Haggerty, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Authorize Acceptance of Bid for Mini Split System for Annex Building IT Room
Speaker(s):  Kersten Kappmeyer, County Administrator
Action(s):
On motion by Wagner, seconded by Haggerty and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board authorized the acceptance of a quote from Ellingson Plumbing, Heating and AC, and Alexandria Electric of $7,149 to complete installation of a Mini Split HVAC unit at the Annex building as presented. This motion, made by Gordy Wagner and seconded by Nan Haggerty, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Periodic Review and Consider Revisions to Pope County COVID-19 Preparedness and Phased Reopening Plans
Speaker(s):  Kersten Kappmeyer, County Administrator
Action(s):
On motion by Wagner, seconded by Rogahn and by the following vote: Ayes: Gerde, Haggerty, Lindor, Rogahn, Wagner, the Board approved County operations to move to Phase 3 on March 22nd, 2021 in accordance with the Reopening Plan, allowing for access to individual offices in County facilities by screened individuals in accordance with the criteria contained within the Plan as presented. This motion, made by Gordy Wagner and seconded by Cody Rogahn, Carried.
  • Paul Gerde: Yea
  • Nan Haggerty: Yea
  • Larry Lindor: Yea
  • Cody Rogahn: Yea
  • Gordy Wagner: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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