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 December 19, 2017 – January 1, 2018

B)Approve December 19, 2017 County Board Minutes

C)Acknowledge County Administrator's Approval of Year-End Matters


9:05 3) Jessica Seibert, County Administrator

A)Call to Order 2018 Board Meeting

4)2018 County Board Nominations

A)Nominations for Board Chair & Vice Chair

9:15 5) Consent Agenda

A)Approve Commissioner Warrants

B)Approve Auditor Warrants – RE Tax Overpays

C)Reaffirm Annual Code of Ethics /  Signed Code of Ethics

D)Adopt (2) Sponsoring Resolutions: City of Aitkin Trail Project

9:17 6) Jessica Seibert, County Administrator

A)Set 2018 Board Meeting Schedule

B)Adopt Resolution: 2018 Official County Newspaper

C)Adopt Resolution: 2018 Aitkin County Board of Commissioners Rules of Business & Meeting Procedures

D)Adopt Resolution: 2018 Committee Appointments

E)Adopt Resolution: Minimum Salaries for Elected Officials

F)Accept David Drown & Associates Proposal

G)Approve Organizational Structure Planning Task Force

H)Minnesota Rural Counties (MRC)

1.Approve Prioritized MRC Legislative Agenda Items

2.Approve/Deny 2018 MRC Membership

10:00 7) Ross Wagner, Economic Development & Forest Industry Coordinator

A)Approve Submitting Full Small City Development Program Application
10:15 8) Committee Updates

10:45 Adjourn

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