January 5, 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 22, 2015 – January 4, 2016
              B) Approve December 22, 2015 County Board Minutes
              C) Acknowledge County Administrator’s Approval of Year-End Matters
                  1. Reserve Funds – Dept. 206, Forfeiture - Sheriff’s Office
                  2. HHS Auditor’s Vouchers

             ADJOURN (2015 Board)

9:05      3) Nathan Burkett, County Administrator
               A) Call to Order 2016 Board Meeting

             4) 2016 County Board Nominations
               A) Nominations for Chair & Vice Chair

9:10      5) Consent Agenda
               A) Reaffirm Annual Code of Ethics & Travel Policy  /   Signed Code of Ethics
               B) Approve Commissioner Warrants
               C) Approve Auditor Warrants –RE Tax Overpays
               D) Adopt Resolution: In Support of Conducting a Scenic Byway Assessment for the Lake Mille Lacs Area
               E) Approve Extension Committee Appointments
               F) Adopt Resolution: Form LG214 Mille Lacs Trails Snowmobile Club, Inc.
               G) Approve 2016 Fire Protection Contract with City of Aitkin

9:12      6) Tim Terrill, Executive Director Mississippi Headwaters Board
               A) MHB Update and Easement Acquisition Process – Power Point Presentation

9:45      7) Nathan Burkett, County Administrator
               A) Set 2016 Board Meeting Schedule
               B) Adopt Resolution – 2016 Official County Newspaper
               C) Adopt Resolution – 2016 Aitkin County Board of Commissioners Rules of Business & Meeting Procedures
               D) Adopt Resolutions (2) – Committee Appointments – Commissioners

10:15    8) Committee Updates

11:00       Break

11:15    9) Nathan Burkett, County Administrator
                 A) Closed Meeting Under MN Statute 13D.05 Subd. 3 (a) Annual Performance Evaluation of County Administrator

12:30       Adjourn


Full Board Meeting Packet (PDF 5.6MB)

Post Meeting Items:  Signed Minutes(2015) - Signed Minutes(2016) - Synopsis - Resolutions - Board Correspond/Handouts

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