November 24, 2015 – BOARD AGENDA

9:00     1) J. Mark Wedel, County Board Chairperson
                 A) Call to Order
                 B) Pledge of Allegiance
                 C) Board of Commissioners Meeting Procedure
                 D) Approval of Agenda

9:05         E) Health & Human Services (see separate HHS agenda)

9:45         Break

10:00       F) Citizens’ Public Comment – Comments from visitors must be informational in nature and not exceed (5) minutes per person. The County Board generally will not engage in a discussion or debate in those five minutes but will take the information and find answers if that is appropriate. As part of the County Board protocol, it is unacceptable for any speaker to slander or engage in character assassination at a public Board meeting.

         2) Consent Agenda – All items on the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine and have been made available to the County Board at least two days prior to the meeting; the items will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Board member or citizen so requests, in which event the item will be removed from this Agenda and considered under separate motion.

                 A) Correspondence File November 10, 2015 – November 23, 2015
                 B) Approve November 10, 2015 County Board Minutes
                 C) Approve Commissioner Warrants
                 D) Approve Auditor Warrants - October Sales & Use Tax
                 E) Approve Auditor Warrants – October/November Tax Settlements
                 F) Approve MOA between University of Minnesota and Aitkin County for Extension programs.
                 G) Accept $100 Donation from Unit #23 American Legion Auxiliary McGregor to Veterans Service Office to help
                      with Vet Van Expenses

                 H) Adopt Resolution: Aitkin County Supports Revised County Program Aid Formula
                  I) Approve Closing Courthouse and Authorize Day Off With Pay for Non-Union Employees on Christmas Eve,
                     December 24, 2015

                  J) Adopt Resolution: All Terrain Vehicle Trail Funding
                  K) Approve Affidavits for Duplicate of Lost Warrants - Payroll
                  L) Authorize Out-of-State Travel – Highway Dept.
                 M) Approve RecordEASE Software Module Purchase – Recorder’s Office

10:02   3) Nathan Burkett, County Administrator
                 A) Sandra Wheelecor, Arrowhead Transit

10:20   4) Lori Grams, Treasurer
                 A) 2015 Third Quarter Investment Report

10:30    5) Terry Neff, Environmental Services Director
                 A) Approve Request to Fill Board of Adjustment Committee Opening
                 B) Approve Request to Trade and Purchase Vehicle

10:40    6) John Welle, County Engineer
                 A) 2015 Summary of Highway Contracts
                 B) Transportation Funding Discussion

Note:   If necessary, John Welle will break for the 11:00 a.m. Public Hearing and resume afterwards.

11:00    7) Mark Jacobs, Land Commissioner
                 A) 11:00 Public Hearing, and Adopt Resolution – Land Classification for Tax-
                Forfeited Land

11:45    8) Nathan Burkett, County Administrator
                 A) Community Corrections Options
                 B) Adopt Resolution: Market Rate Adjustment, Employee Compensation

12:30    9) Committee Updates

1:00        Adjourn

Full Board Meeting Packet  (PDF 6.7MB)

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