November 8, 2016 – BOARD AGENDA

9:00            1) J. Mark Wedel, County Board Chair
                           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 October 25, 2016 to November 7, 2016
                         B) Approve October 25, 2016 County Board Minutes
                         C) Approve Highway Department Contract Payment
                         D) Approve Commissioner Warrants
                         E) Approve Appointment to Corrections Advisory Board
                         F) Approve 2017 Newspaper Bid Specifications
                         G) Approve 2017 Fire Protection Contract – Ball Bluff Twp.
                         H) Accept $400 Donation to STS from Fleming United Methodist Church

9:05             3) Mark Jacobs, Land Commissioner
                         A) Approve Roof Replacement – North Star Lodge LLCC

9:20             4) John Welle, County Engineer
                        A) 2016 Construction Project Update
                        B) 2017 Construction Project Update

9:50             5) Bobbie Danielson, Human Resources Director
                        A) Approve Personnel Committee Recommendations
                              1. Non-union 2017 and 2018 wages
                              2. Health Insurance
                              3. Administrative Assistant Reclassification
                              4. Christmas Eve

10:10          6) Patrick Wussow, Interim County Administrator
                       A) Approve Agreement for Municipal Advisor Services
                       B) Approve Quote for 2017 and 2018 Aitkin County Annual Audit

10:45         7) Committee Updates

11:15         Break

11:30         8) Patrick Wussow, Interim County Administrator
                        A) Closed Session Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes §13D.05 for Preliminary Consideration of Allegations Against an Individual
                            Subject to the Board’s Authority

12:00         Break

12:10         Return Out of Closed Session for Potential Action Related to Employment of Individual Subject to the Board’s Authority

12:15         Adjourn


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