Lyon County Board of Commissioners

May 20, 2014


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

A Summary of the Proceedings of the Lyon County Board

9:00 a.m. pursuant to notice the Lyon County Commissioners met with the following members present: Commissioners Anderson, Sanow,

Ritter, Stensrud and Goodenow. Also present: County Administrator Stomberg, Attorney Maes.

MSP to approve the agenda with the addition of Delinquent Tax

publication and Corrections Officer hire and the removal CUP-

Affordable Cremation of SW MN.

MSP to approve the Consent Agenda.

MSP to approve the resolution between Lyon County and SWHHS for nursing services in the County Jail.

MSP to approve the Out of State Travel request for the Recorder to Rock Island, IL for the Educational Symposium May 19-21, 2014.

MSP to pay the Delinquent Tax listing publication in the amount of $7,952.10.

MSP to opt into the ACE Program of SW MN with a cost of $24,000 starting July 1, 2014 and with the buy in being on January 1, 2015.

MSP to approve hiring Aaron Beek as Correctional Officer starting at $15.03 on or around May 1, 2014.

MSP to accept the quote from Superior Jetting from Zimmerman, MN for a total of $11,530.

MSP to accept the 2013 Annual Report from the Lyon County Highway Department.

MSP to accept the low quote from McLaughlin & Schultz in the amount of $266,200 for bituminous patching materials and authorize Board Chair to sign.

MSP to accept the low bid from Flint Hills for bituminous materials for road maintenance in 2014 in the amount of $206,200 and authorize Board Chair to sign.

MSP to approve the 5 year Road and Bridge Capital Improvement Plan.

MSP to accept the low bid from KHC Construction Inc. for a total of $314,000 for the Twin Lakes Park Development and authorize Board Chair and County Administrator to sign.

MSP to allow the Wellbeing Committee to present the Board with a plan and earmark $5,000 from PreferredOne.

MSP to authorize Administration and Human Resources to develop an IT position for Lyon County.

MSP to have Administration and Human Resources review the job

description for a GIS position and research options for fulfilling the GIS needs.

MSP to change the education requirements from a 4 year degree to a 4 year degree or a 2 year degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience and bridge and aggregate certifications as needed by the County.

MSP to authorize Lyon County to purchase a phone system from SDN Communication for approximately $32,000 for the LEC phone system.

Chair Anderson called to order the CD 70 Drainage Authority at 11:25 a.m.

MSP to nominate Ritter for Chair of CD 70.

MSP to nominate Anderson as Vice Chair of CD 70.

MSP to accept the petition.

MSP to adjourn the JD Authority at 11:32 a.m.

MSP to accept the resolution related to financing certain projects done by the County for reimbursement if bonds are issued.

MSP to approve the $51,146 for the furnishings and fixtures for the

Children’s wing addition to allocate half in the 2014 budget and half in the 2015 budget.

MSP to adjourn at 12:30 p.m.

A copy of these proceedings are available in the County Administrator Office of Lyon County and also available at