January 23, 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


9:02                              E) Health & Human Services (see separate HHS agenda)


9:30                             Break

9:45                             F) 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 2, 2018 to January 22, 2018
                                  B) Approve January 2, 2018 County Board Minutes
                                      1. End of 2017 Board
                                      2. Beginning of 2018 Board

                                  C) Approve Commissioner Warrants
                                     1. January 12th
                                     2. January 26th

                                  D) Approve December Manual Warrants
                                  E) Approve Auditor Warrants - December Sales & Use Tax
                                  F) Approve Auditor Warrants – RE Tax Settlement Payments
                                  G) Schedule 2018 Board of Appeal & Equalization Meeting
                                  H) Accept $100 Donation to K-9 Unit from Granite Electronics
                                  I) Approve Request to Fill Committee Vacancies:
                                     1. Natural Resource Advisory Committee
                                     2. Extension Committee

                                 J) Set date/time for Public Hearing – APT Peat Lease Agreement
                                 K) Authorize Board Chair Signature on Letter of Authorization for Central Planes Aviation
                                 L) Approve Fire Protection Contract with City of Palisade
                                 M) Approve Affidavit for Duplicate of Lost Warrant – Auditor’s Office
                                 N) Adopt Resolution: Federal Participation in Construction Agreement
                                 O) Adopt Resolution: In Support of HF 492
                                 P) Approve Proposal for Asbestos Abatement Package

9:47       3) Jessica Seibert, County Administrator
                                A) 2018 Legislative Session – Representative Dale Lueck
                                B) BKV Group / Contegrity – Facilities Update
                                C) Consider Organizational Structure Proposal
                                D) Consider City of Aitkin Storm Water Project


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

11:00     4) John Welle, County Engineer
                               A) 11:00 a.m. Public Hearing – Proposed ATV Ordinance
                               B) Approve Equipment Purchase – Two 4WD ¾ Ton Pickup Trucks


11:45    5) Terry Neff, Environmental Services Director
                               A) Approve Proposed 2018 FBL and Water Lab Fee Schedule


12:00                     Break


12:30   6) Mark Jacobs, Land Commissioner
                              A) Approve FSC Recertification Proposal
                              B) Approve Garn Furnace Proposal - LLCC

1:00    7) Jessica Seibert, County Administrator
                              A) ANGELS Funding – Curt Lugert
                              B) AMC Legislative Conference
                              C) Aitkin County Appointment Requests for:
                                  1. NE MN Regional Emergency Communication Board (ECB)
                                  2. NE MN Regional Advisory Committee (RAC)


1:20    8) Committee Updates

1:50                     Adjourn



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