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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Publ" lqoti " 1(, C(&apos;S, \\;Xvedncsday. Feb,uarv 25, 2004 page OFFICIAL PUBLICATION December 30, 2003 Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting The Board of Commissioners met at the County Courthouse in Windom, MN. Present for all or portions of the meeting were: 5 Commissioners; Auditor/Treasurer Jan Johnson; Adm. Assistant Kelly Thongvivong; County Attorney Doug Storey: Cheryl Peters, Verlyn Nickel, Mike Hanson and Jerry Engstrom. Routine Items - approved by unanimous vote: to approve additions to the agenda; to 'approve the minutes of the December 16, 2003 meeting; adjournment. Personnel Items - approved by unanimous vote: to accept resignation from Vern Huebert as part-time jailer; to hire Kathy Derickson as part-time dispatcher; to allow transfer of Lee Ebling to jailer position: to allow Engineer to attend County Engineer's Conference in January; to send letter to Bureau of Mediation Services requesting to start the process of interest-based bargaining with four county local AFSCME unions. Additional Action Items - approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to accept low bid for court appointed attorney for 2004 from Pierce & Keller of Jackson: to approve final acceptance of contract with Kruse Paving for CSAH 1 in Mt. Lake: to adopt resolution for a grant for the construction of a county bridge in Germantown Township; to approve garage rental agree- ment with Phil Johnson: to sign HSI contract with Family Service Agency. " S/Jan Johnson. Auditor/Treasurer S/John Oeltjenbruns. Board Chairman S/Kelly Thongvivong, Adm. Assistant OFFICIAL PUBLICATION January 6. 2004 Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting The Board of ,Commissioners met at the ,County Courthouse in Windom, MN. Present for all or portions of the meeting were: 5 Commissioners: Auditor/Treasurer Jan Johnson; Adm. Assistant Kelly Thongvivong; Wayne Schoper, Laurie lverson. Becky Henderson. Mike Hanson. Trevor'Slette. Gale Bondhus and Dave Fjeld. Citizen reporter. Routine Items - approved by unanimous vote: to approve additions to the agenda; to approve the minutes of the December 30, 21303 meeting; adjournment. Personnel Items - approved by unanimous vote: to nomi- nate Commissioner Sorenson as Chairman and Commissioner Severson as Vice-Chairman for 2004; to set 2004 mileage rate at $.36/niile: to set 2004 meal rates at $7 for .breakfast: $12 for lunch and $15 for evening meal with .a cap on each meal. Additional Action Items - approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to award the bid to the Cottonwood County Citizen as the 2004 official newspaper: to set 2004 board meeting dates: to pay 2004 AMC dues in the amount of $5,627; to pay 2004 Social Services dues in the amount of $402; to set 2004 Board of Equalization Meeting for Jpne 15th; to set gopher bounty for 2004 at $2.00/pair of front feet; to allow Auditor/Treasurer to pay regular and ciJstomary payments for 2004; to re- appoint Mike Hanson to vari- ous positions according to the County Zoning Ordinance #28: to appoint the Cottonwood County Abstracting Company as the official abstractor for 2004. S/Jan Johnson, Auditor/Treasurer S/Gary Sorenson, Board Chairman OFFICIAL PUBLICATION January 13, 2004 Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting The Board of Commissioners met at the County Courthouse in Windom, MN. Present for all or portions of the meeting were: 5 Commissioners: Auditor/Treasurer Jan Johnson: Adm. Assistant Kelly Thongvivong; County Attorney Doug Storey; Bob Haken, Mike Kirchmeier, Kirby VanNote and Jerry Engstrom. Routine Items - approved by unanimous vote: to approve additions to the agenda: to approve the minutes of the January 6, 2004 meeting: to approve January warrants in the amount of $159,81 ! .29 and bro- ken down as follows: County Revenue Fund - $112,906.02; Long Term Capital Outlay - $ i ,038.43; Landfill Operations - $8,493.44, Waste Abatement/SCORE (Recycling) - $11.000.49: Ditch Fund - $312.80; Road & Bridge - $26,060.11 ; adjournment. Personnel Items - approved by unanimous vote: to set non- union, non-elected salaries for 2004 at a 3% increase and to add 13th step to current pay scale; to set 2004 seasonal salaries at $7.50 - let year. $7.75 - 2nd year and $8.[)0 - 3rd year: to set elected official salaries for 2004. Additional Action Items - approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to allow Sheriff's Department to upgrade record keeping yoft- vllre 1.111(] to purchase Ixo ne\\; computers in the alllOilll| Of $940/computer: to approve con- tract with S.E.H. at a maximum co,t of $59,860 for engineering costs for 2(X)4;to pa 3 2004 membership to Solid Waste Comnaission in the amount of $400: to approve 2004 waste hauler licenses: to pa. 2(X)4 annual dues to Local Public Health Assn. in the amount of $596: to donate $5(X) to the 2(R)4 Ri',erl2st Celebration. S Jan ,lohnson. Auditor,rFreasurer S/Gary Sorenson, Board Chairman S/Kelly Thongvivong, Adm. Assistant OFFICIAL PUBLICATION January 27, 2004 Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting The Board of Commissioners met at the Countx Courthouse in Windom. MN Present for all or portions of the meeting v, ere: 5 Commb, sioners: Auditor/Treasurer Jan Johnson: Adm. Assistant Kelly Thonevivon: Count\\; Attorne Doug Storey,: Mike Klrchmeler. Jon Bloemendaal, Kevin Anderson. Alfred Gertsema. Steve Johnson, Lvle Onken. Bill Sauer. Terry {lf. Cathy Peterson. Janelle Kaxe. Jerry Engstrom and Mar\\; An;1 Anderson. Routine Items - approved b, unammous vote: to approve additions to the agenda: to Johnsonville Township Annual Election Notice Notice is hereby given to the residents of Johnsonville Township, County of Redwood. State of Minnesota, who are qualified to vote at the general elec- tions, that the annual town meeting and election will be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2004. The annual meeting will commence at 4 p.m. to conduct all necessary business as )rescribed by law. The election poll hours will be open immediately lfter meeting and remain open to 8 p.m. at which time vot- ers will elect one (1) supervisor for a three (3) year term and one (1) clerk for a two (2) year term. In case of inclement weather the meeting may be postponed until the third Tuesday in March. Bruce Maas, Clerk of Johnsonville Township ""-' appro\\;c the minutes of the .kmuar\\; 13. 2004 meeting: adjournment. Personnel Items - approved b\\; unanimous vote: to allow Mike Kirchmcier to advertise and hire short-term recycler for an approximate 2-month period until Kevin Donahue returns l'rom military duty: to better define the word "retirement" in the Personnel Policy by" also defining the word "'eligible". Additional Action Items - approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to approve 2004 waste hauler license: to adopt resolution proclaiming a "'Season for Nonviolence": to set letting date for March 22 for four overlay" projects: to appro e Understanding of Serk'ices Agreement between the Office of the State Auditor and Cottonwood County: to approve the use of the recycling building for a horse show on September 16-19: to accept quote from Holt's Cleaning Services in the amount of $693.60 for carpet cleaning at Southxe.tern Mental Health Center. S/Jan Johnson. Auditor/Treasurer S/Gary Sorenson. Board Chairman S/Kelly Thongvivong, Adm. Assistant Annual Meeting Notice of the Westbrook Cemetery Association The annual meeting of the Westbrook Cemetery Association will be held on Monday, March 8, 2004 at 2 p.m. in the Village Council Rooms. All lot owners, whether by urchase or inheritance are invited to be present and are entitled to vote. Olive M. danes Association Secretary Find us on the Web at www.lyon-siouxpres NOTICE OF ANNUAL and ELECTION of C and BOARD of CANVASS Notice is hereby given to the qu North Hero Township. County of Redwood, Minnesota, that the Annual Election of Annual Township Meeting will be held on 9, 2004 at the Walnut Grove Community Annual Meeting will commence at 3:30 p.m. to business prescribed by law. The polls will open ly after the Annual Meeting but no later than 5:00 close at 8:00 p.m. to elect one (1) supervisor for term and one (1) clerk for a two (2) year term- In case of inclement weather, the lection may be postponed until the third March. The Board of Canvass will meet at 8:15 o 9, 2004 at the Walnut Grove Community Center to the results of the election. Darold Homing. Clerk , Township of North Hero Rosehili Township Annual Election Notice Election of Officers Notice is hereby gven to the Rosehill ToWnship, County of Cottonwood, of Minnesota who are qualified to vote at tl eral election and the annual town meeting election TUESDAY. MARCH 9, 2004. Election polls will be open from 5 o 8 at which time voters will elect 1 superviSOr term and 1 clerk for a 2 year term. Annual meeting will commence at 8! to conduct all necessary business as by law. In case of inclement weather the may be postponed tntil 3rd Tuesday in Darrell Horkey, Clerk of Rosehill Find it fast in the Sentinel Tribune. 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