Rice County

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Rice County Buffer Ordinance


Department:Environmental ServicesSponsors:
Category:Public HearingMeeting Groups:Board of Commissioners


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Resolution/Ordinance Body

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Meeting History

Sep 12, 2017 8:30 AM Video Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
MOVER:Galen Malecha, County Board Member
SECONDER:Dave Miller, County Board Member
AYES:Jake Gillen, Galen Malecha, Dave Miller, Steve Bauer, Jeff Docken


Sep 12, 2017 8:30 AMVideo (Windows Media) MP4 VideoBoard of CommissionersRegular Meeting

9:12 AMOpposed, same sign.motion carried.>> thank you.>> thanks, dennis. okay, environmental serviceswith julie runkel.
Morning.>> morning.
A couple items for you today.the first is, as you know, weselected a local jurisdictionfor the state buffer requirements for enforcement ofthose requirements. And with that, then the nextstep is rice county adopting a local ordinance. The state did come out with amodel ordinance, and trent waskind enough to draft that into the rice county format with someminor changes to that. We have sent it to the state forreview. But in the meantime, we wouldlike the board to set the publichearing in front of the planningcommission for October 5th at 7:05 p.m.
So moved.>> second.>> i've got a motion by Commissioner Malecha and asecond by Commissioner Miller. Any discussion on this item atall?

9:13 AMHearing none, all those in favorof the motion on the floor,signify by saying aye.
Opposed, same sign.motion carried.>> the next item I have is solidwaste related. if you recall, there is alandfill shop building that's uptowards sort of the landfillarea. It's that old building. It's used for the landfill crew. That is in need of some repair. Currently, the roof -- rainwater is totally leaking into thebuilding, the light fixtures andall of that, and jake can attestto that. And he was kind enough to get usa proposal from met-con toreroof over the existing metalroof for the amount of $28,844. We currently do have a projectin 2017, the capital projectthat we are actually moving tothe 2018 budget. So there is $30,000 of capitalavailable in our regular budgetthis year that could be used forthis purpose.
9:14 AMOkay.i'll make a motion to approvethe reroof of the landfillbuilding.

9:14 AMMake the -- okay, thank you. And a second from commissionerdocken. Any discussion on this at all? Hearing none, all those in favorof the motion on the floor,signify by saying aye.
Opposed, same sign.motion carried.thanks, julie.>> thank you.
Attorney's office, john.>> well, it feels like groundhogday with this request.this is the armer agreement that I came before you in June andasked you to approve. Mndot responded that they wantedan actual ordinance approving the agreement that you approvedin june, which was resigning anagreement that you had approvedearlier that they wanted us to approve again. I should really make the sheriffcome up and do this, becauseit's really his agreement.