February 23, 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

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

10:00           Break

10:15           F) Citizens’ Public Comment – Comments from visitors must be informational in 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 February 9, 2016 to February 22, 2016
                    B) Approve February 9, 2016 County Board Minutes
                    C) Approve Commissioner Warrants
                    D) Approve Auditor Warrants – January Sales & Use Tax
                    E) Approve Auditor Warrants – Town Road Auto Payments – Gas Tax
                    F) Approve January Manual Warrants
                    G) Accept $100 Donation to STS from Riceland Chapter of Minnesota Deer Hunters
                    H) Accept $200 Donation to STS from The Moose Lodge, Aitkin
                     I) Adopt Resolution: Mille Lacs Snowmobile Club FRTP Grant Application
                    J) Adopt Resolution: Berg Easement 25-47-25
                    K) Approve 2016 Fire Protection Contract – City of McGrath
                    L) Approve 2016 Fire Protection Contract – Ball Bluff Township
                    M) Approve Job Description Updates
                    N) Approve Century Link Phone Lines Contract

10:17      3) Ross Wagner, Economic Development & Forest Industry Coordinator
                    A) Accept Blandin Foundation Grant to Extend Web Diagnostics Program
                    B) Accept Blandin Foundation Broadband Vision Statement
                    C) Approve Aitkin County as Fiscal Agent for McGregor Walleye Tank

10:35      4) Lori Grams, Treasurer
                    A) 2015 Fourth Quarter Investment Report

10:45     5) Nathan Burkett, County Administrator
                   A) 2015 Year-End Financial Review
                   B) Community Corrections

11:45     6) Committee Updates

12:30      Adjourn

Full Board Meeting Packet (PDF4.4MB)

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