December 20, 2016 – 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
                     E) 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 December 7, 2016 – December 19, 2016
                     B) Approve December 6, 2016 County Board Minutes
                     C) Approve December 6, 2016 Budget Hearing Minutes
                     D) Approve Commissioner Warrants
                     E) Approve November Manual Warrants
                     F) Approve Auditor Warrants - November Sales & Use Tax
                     G) Approve Auditor Warrants
                     H) Adopt Resolution: 2017 Liquor License Renewals
                      I) Adopt Resolution: Final Contract Payment – Contract No. 20154
                     J) Approve Appointment of District 3 Board of Adjustment Member
                     K) Adopt Resolutions: City of Aitkin Trail Project

9:05         3) Senator Carrie Ruud and Representative Dale Lueck
                     A) Legislative Session - Communication Sharing


9:30       Health & Human Services (see separate HHS agenda)


10:30      Break


10:45       4) John Drahota, Undersheriff
                     A) Disposition of 2 dogs held by the sheriff’s office


11:05       5) Steve Bennett, IT Director
                     A) IT Staffing


11:20       6) Patrick Wussow, Interim County Administrator
                     A) Approve Request to Fill Committee Vacancies
                         1. Board of Adjustment
                         2. Planning Commission
                         3. Natural Resources Advisory Committee
                     B) Adopt Resolution: 2017 Liquor License Renewal - Fisherman's Bay
                     C) Adopt 2017 Budget & Levy
                     D) County Administrator Discussion – Next Process


12:00      7) Mark Jacobs, Land Commissioner
                     A) Habitat Conservation Plan / MOU with Carlton County


12:20      8) Committee Updates


1:00        Adjourn



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