October 11, 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 September 27, 2016 to October 10, 2016
                           B) Approve September 27, 2016 County Board Minutes
                           C) Approve Highway Department Contract Payment
                           D) Approve Commissioner Warrants
                           E) Accept $500 Donation for Veterans Service Van from Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. Post 1721, Palisade
                           F) Accept Donations to Aitkin County STS:
                                 1. $50 from Jacobson Community Church
                                 2. $350 from Minnewawa Sportsmen’s Club, Inc.
                                 3. $1,200 from Mille Lacs Energy Community Trust
                           G) Adopt Resolution: Tax-Forfeited Land Repurchase Application - Rutherford
                           H) Adopt Resolution: County Assessor
                            I) Adopt Resolution: LG230 Minnewawa Sportsmen’s Club

9:05           3) Bobbie Danielson, Human Resources Director
                           A) Employee Recognition

9:10           4) Steve Bennett, IT Director and Kirk Peysar, Auditor
                           A) Approve MCIS Hosting Agreement

9:20           5) Patrick Wussow, Interim County Administrator
                           A) Fiber Optics to Industrial Park
                           B) Approve Personnel Committee Recommendations
                                 1. Reconsider Resolution #20160913-064: Interim County Administrator
                                 2. Ratify AFSCME Courthouse Unit and AFSCME H&HS Unit Agreements for 2017 & 2018
                                 3. County Administrator Recruitment Follow-Up

10:00          6) Committee Updates

10:45          Break

11:00          7) 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

11:50         Return Out of Closed Session for Remaining Business

12:00         Adjourn


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