The Chippewa County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 1:30 p.m. at the Courthouse in Montevideo.

The Chippewa County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at 1:30 p.m. at the Courthouse in Montevideo. Commissioners present were Chairman Jeffrey Lopez, David Nordaune, David Lieser, Matt Gilbertson, and Jim Dahlvang.

Scott Fettig from Klein McCarthy Architects, Steve Schreurs from EDI, and Pete Filippi from Contegrity Group presented the Community Services Building Assessment. The board discussed the study, but took no action at this time.

A bid letting was conducted for two Road & Bridge construction projects. SAP 12-599-091 and 12-599-093, of which the County Engineer estimates the total to be approximately $772.175.

Bids were received from Duininck of Prinsburg for $888,030.30; Landwehr Construction of St. Cloud for $982,391.10; Midwest Contracting of Marshall for $874,307; R & G Construction of Marshall for $941,081; Riley Bros. Construction of Morris for $786,505.40; and RL Larson Excavating of St. Cloud for $1,059,327.

After the Engineer reviewed the bids for accuracy and reported no errors in calculation, he recommended that Riley Bros. Construction should be awarded the contract for both projects.

A motion was made to award the contract for SAP 12-599-091 and 12-599-093 in the amount of $786,505.40 to Riley Bros. and further authorize the Chairman and Auditor/Treasurer to execute the contracts. The motion was approved.

County Engineer Kubista requested approval and payment on SAP 12-599-097 and 12-607-013 in the amount of $58,125.07 to R & G Construction. A motion was made to accept the project and authorize the final payment. The motion passed.

Drainage Inspector Josh Macziewski presented a quote of $2,700 for an ATV Skid Sprayer from Abner Sales. A motion was made to authorize the purchase for $2,700, which was approved.

Macziewski then discussed with the board drainage issues impacting the county, of which no action was taken.

A motion was made to approve the following items on the consent agenda:

The date for the next regular meeting is scheduled for Sept. 4 at 9 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Room at the Courthouse in Montevideo.

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