February 13, 2018– BOARD AGENDA


9:00   1) Anne Marcotte, 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 January 23, 2018 – February 12, 2018
             B) Approve January 23, 2018 County Board Minutes
             C) Approve Commissioner Warrants
             D) Approve January Manual Warrants
             E) Approve Affidavit for Duplicate of Lost Warrant
             F) Approve 2018 Countywide Fee Schedule
             G) Approve Purchase of Two Vehicles – Motor Pool
             H) Accept Checks for Financial Support to Sobriety Court

                     1. $100 from City of Tamarack

                     2. $100 from City of Hill City
             I) Approve Change in Taxpayer Name Search on Aitkin County GIS
            J) Adopt Resolution: Reaffirming Petty Cash Funds
           K) Adopt Resolution: Form LG220 – Up North Riders ATV Club Inc.
           L) Adopt Resolution: Form LG220 – Lawler Area Community Club


9:05   3) Mark Jacobs, Land Commissioner
              A) FSC Certification Presentation
              B) DNR Forestry Land Acquisitions


9:45   4) Ross Wagner, Economic Development & Forest Industry Coordinator
              A) Aitkin Airport Property Transfer
              B) 10:00 a.m. Public Hearing – Small Cities Project
              C) Riverwood Healthcare Presentation

Note: If necessary Ross Wagner will break for the 10:00 a.m. Public Hearing and resume afterwards

10:45 5) Jessica Seibert, County Administrator
              A) 2017 MN County Engineer of the Year – John Welle
              B) Historical Society – Mathew Nix
              C) 2018 Legislative Session – Senator Carrie Ruud
              D) Bonding Options – Paul Steinman
              E) Set Organizational Structure Task Force

Note: If necessary Jessica Seibert will break for the 11:00 a.m. Public Hearing and resume afterwards


11:00  6) Mark Jacobs, Land Commissioner
               A) 11:00 a.m. Public Hearing – American Peat Technology Peat Leasing


12:00  7) Committee Updates


12:30   Adjourn



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