November 14, 2017– 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 24, 2017 – November 13, 2017
                     B) Approve October 24, 2017 County Board Minutes
                     C) Approve Commissioner Warrants:
                           1. Commissioner Warrants - Report 1
                           2. Commissioner Warrants - Report 2
                     D) Approve Auditors Warrants – October/November School Advance
                     E) Approve October Manual Warrants
                     F) Accept Donations to STS:
                           1. $100 from Evangelical Lutheran Church of Beaver
                           2. $200 from Cedar Lake Norwegian Lutheran Church, and $200 from Malmo Township
                     G) Adopt Resolution: LG230 Off-Site Gambling – Minnewawa Sportsmen’s Club
                     H) Approve 2018 Fire Protection Contract with Ball Bluff Twp
                     I) Adopt Resolution: All-Terrain Vehicle Trail Funding
                     J) Adopt Resolution: Repurchase of Tax-Forfeited Land – Maudal
                     K) Approve Amended License Center Rental Agreement
                     L) Adopt Resolutions (5): Sponsorship of City of Aitkin Projects for LRIP
                     M) Approve MnCCC Agreement and Board Ratification Statement

9:05      3) Sarah Hawkins, ECRL Resource Librarian
                     A) Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project

9:30      4) Ross Wagner, Economic Development & Forest Industry Coordinator
                     A) Mille Lacs Scenic Byway Presentation
                     B) Accept Blandin Broadband Community Grants

9:55      5) Scott Turner, Sheriff
                     A) Approve Mass Notification System

10:10     6) Penny Harms, Veterans Service Officer
                     A) Veterans Services Office Report

10:30      Honor Aitkin County Employee Veterans

11:00     7) Jessica Seibert, County Administrator
                    A) Budget Committee Update

11:15     8) Committee Updates

11:45      Adjourn

Full Board Meeting Packet  (PDF 10.7MB)

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