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PROCEEDINGS OF THE COUNTY BOARD

May 19, 2015


The County Board of Jackson County met in regular session in the Courthouse in the City of
Jackson on May 19, 2015 at 9:00am. The following members were present: David Henkels,
William Tusa, Rosemary Schultz, Kim Hummel and Don Wachal, Commissioners; County
Coordinator, Janice Fransen and Trish Schulz, Human Resources Technician.
Motion was made by Commissioner Hummel and seconded by Commissioner Schultz to adopt
the Agenda. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion was made by Commissioner Wachal and seconded by Commissioner Tusa to approve
the Consent Agenda. Motion carried unanimously.
Resolution 15-157 approving the May 5, 2015 Proceedings of the County Board.
Resolution 15-158 approving all Commissioners disbursements in accordance with Minnesota
Statutes 130.01, subd. 4(b), recorded on warrants numbered 74761 through 74905 in the amount of
$380,542.84 - for Revenue Fund, $87,272.05; Road and Bridge, $74,604.60; CIP Bonds,
$81,733.69; Ditch Fund, $34,478.50; Revolving Loan, $100,000.00; and Tax and Penalty,
$2,454.00. A detailed list of claims paid is available at the Auditor/Treasurers Office upon request.
Resolution 15-159 approving the following utility permits:
Wanzek transmission line Odell Wind - CSAH 36, CR 85 Kimball Township
Wanzek temporary pole at O & M site CSAH 36 Kimball Township
Wanzek bore electrical- CSAH 36 Kimball Township
MN Energy Resources repair service CSAH 38 Des Moines Township
Nobles Electrical Coop buried cable CSAH 1 Ewington Township
Resolution 15-160 granting Priscilla Wheeler-Vetsouvahn a one-step increase and setting her salary
at $19.4024 effective May 10, 2015 for successful completion of her evaluation period.
Resolution 15-161 approving out of state travel for Chris Cain of the IS Department for Watchguard
training in Rice Lake, Wisconsin.
Resolution 15-162 acknowledging the Application for Exempt Permit of Jackson Lions Club and
approving with no waiting periood for a raffle to be held on July 25, 2015 at the Jackson County
Fair.
Resolution 15-163 accepting a donation of $250 from DAV Chapter 32 to be dedicated towards the
purchase of the next Veterans van.
Resolution 15-164 authorizing the removal of commitment of $51,654.87 Insurance Trust Funds and
authorizing the transfer of those funds to General Revenue Undesignated Funds.
Resolution 15-165 authorizing the retroactive transfer of $30,000 from General Revenue to
Forfeiture Land Fund.

Resolution 15-166 approving a change fund of $50 for the Parks Department.
Resolution 15-167 approving a 3.2% Malt Liquor On Sale Liquor License for Jon McCorkell,
Jackson Speedway effective May 19, 2015 to September 30, 2015.
BUILDING MAINTENANCE
Motion was made by Commissioner Hummel and seconded by Commissioner Schultz to adopt
Resolution 15-168 accepting the quote of M & H Electric for $3,350 to replace and install six light
fixtures at the Law Enforcement Center Parking lot to be funded from the Building Improvement
Fund. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion was made by Commissioner Wachal and seconded by Commissioner Tusa to adopt
Resolution 15-169 accepting the quote of L & S Electric for $2,403 to provide and install twelve
six lamp T-bay lights in the Building Maintenance Shop to be funded from the Building
Improvement Fund. Motion carried unanimously.
DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
Dennis Frederickson of the Department of Natural Resources gave an overview of the DNRs 10
year strategic plan 2015 2025. The plan is on file in the County Coordinators Office.
PUBLIC WORKS
Motion was made by Commissioner Henkels and seconded by Commissioner Tusa to adopt
Resolution 15-170 awarding the quote for Horse Arena Option #2 to Minion Construction to be
funded from the proceeds of the sale of the Racetrack. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion was made by Commissioner Tusa and seconded by Commissioner Wachal to adopt
Resolution 15-171 awarding the Contract for SAP 032-601-005, 032-607-015, 032-615-008, 032616-028 to Knife River of Sauk Rapids, Minnesota pending County Attorney review. Motion
carried unanimously.
Motion was made by Commissioner Henkels and seconded by Commissioner Tusa to table
action on the Contract for SAP 032-030-019 and CP 032-100-019 to Pearson Brothers Inc. of
Hanover, Minnesota. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion was made by Commissioner Hummel and seconded by Commissioner Wachal to adopt
Resolution 156-172 terminating the agreement with Cottonwood County for Shared Parks Director
contingent upon Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners approval to end agreement May 31,
2015. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion was made by Commissioner Hummel and seconded by Commissioner Schultz to adopt
Resolution 15-173 approving that effective immediately upon termination of the Shared Parks

Director agreement with Cottonwood County, the Parks and Trails Director position shall be reclassified at 32 hours per week. Motion carried unanimously.
The Board of Commissioners recessed at 10:15 am and convened as the Drainage Authority for
Jackson County for Judicial Ditch No. 33.
The Board re-convened at 10:43 am.
COUNTY COORDINATOR
Motion was made by Commissioner Schultz and seconded by Commissioner Hummel to adopt
Resolution 15-174 adopting the following revised policies effective May 19, 2015:
Policy 302 - Evaluation Period
Policy 400 - Classification Plan and Performance Appraisal
Policy 505 - Worker's Compensation
Policy 706 - Group Benefits Plan
Policy 709 - Health Reimbursement Arrangement for Active Employees (VEBA)
Policy 712 - Leave Benefits - Family and Medical Leave Act
Policy 718 - Leave Benefits - Vacation
Policy 728 - Sick Leave for Fitness
Motion carried unanimously.
Motion was made by Commissioner Henkels and seconded by Commissioner Wachal to adopt
Resolution 15-175 To Participate In The 2015 Performance Measurement Program. Motion carried
unanimously.
RESOLUTION 15-175
TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2015 PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT PROGRAM
WHEREAS, the 2010 Legislature created the Minnesota Council on Local Results and Innovation;
and
WHEREAS, the council on Local Results and Innovation developed a standard set of performance
measures that will aid residents, taxpayers, and state and local elected officials in determining the
efficacy of counties in providing services and measure residents opinion of those services; and
WHEREAS, benefits to Jackson County for participation in the Performance Measurement
Program for 2015 are outlined in MS 6.91 and include a reimbursement of $0.14 per capita in local
government aid, and exemption from levy limits under section 275.70 to 275.74 for taxes payable in
2016, if levy limits are in effect under those statutes; and
WHEREAS, Jackson County was certified for the program in 2013.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Jackson County Board of Commissioners that
Jackson County hereby elects to participate in the 2015 Performance Measurement Program.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following performance measures are adopted by the
Jackson County Board of Commissioners:

Public Safety: Part I and II Crime Rates, as Reported by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal
Apprehension.
Public Works: Average Bridge Sufficiency Rating, based on County and Minnesota
Department of Transportation records.
Social Services: Percentage of children where there is a recurrence of maltreatment within
12 months following an intervention, based on data available in County records.
Property Records, Valuation, & Assessment: Level of assessment ratio, based on data
available from the Minnesota Department of Revenue.
Elections: Accuracy of post-election audit, based on data available in County records.
Veterans Services: Dollars brought into the county for veterans benefits.
Veterans Services: Percentage of veterans receiving federal benefits.
Libraries: Number of annual visits per 1,000 residents, based on data available in County
records.
Budget & Financial: Bond rating based on Standard & Poors Rating.
Budget & Financial: Debt service levy per capita and outstanding debt per capita, based on
data available in County records.
Environment: Amount of hazardous household waste and electronics collected, based on
data available in County records.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the results of the adopted performance measures will be
published on the Jackson County website by December 31, 2015.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Jackson County will submit to the Office of the State Auditor
the actual results of the performance measures adopted by the county.
Adopted this 19th day of May 2015
_____________________________
David Henkels, Chair
ATTEST: ___________________________________
Janice Fransen, County Coordinator
COMMITTEE AND BOARD REPORTS
Commissioner Tusa reported on JD 48 Ditch hearing, Horse Arena Meeting, Fair Association, Des
Moines Valley Health and Human Services (DVHHS) Board, and Western Community Action
Annual Meeting.
Commissioner Wachal reported on JD 48 Ditch Hearing, GBERBA, and DVHHS Board.
Commissioner Schultz reported on AMC Conference Planning Committee, Heron Lake Watershed
District JD 30 Preliminary Hearing, DVHHS Board, Prairie Ecology Bus Center, and Jackson
County Library Board.

Commissioner Hummel reported on Personnel Committee, and DVHHS Board.


Commissioner Henkels reported on Personnel Committee, SW Mental Health Center Governing
Board, DVHHS Board, Southwest Regional Development Commission, and Rural Minnesota
Energy Board.
Motion was made by Commissioner Hummel and seconded by Commissioner Wachal to
adjourn the meeting. Motion carried unanimously.
JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
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David Henkels, Chair
ATTEST: _______________________________
Janice Fransen, County Coordinator