October 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)


9:45                 Break


9:55              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 October 9, 2018 to October 22, 2018
                   B) Approve October 9, 2018 County Board Minutes
                   C) Approve Electronic Funds Transfers
            D) Approve 2018 EMPG Grant and Authorize Signatures

                   E) Accept $2,000 Donation to STS from McGregor Area Lions Club
                   F) Approve Affidavit for Duplicate of Lost Warrant #103342, Issued 7/28/2015

                           to McGregor Area Ambulance Service for $1,970.00
                  G) Adopt Resolution: Citizens Telecom of Minnesota LLC – Easement 27-52-23

                  H) Approve Application to Repurchase Tax-Forfeited Property

                           1. Adopt Resolution: Rinehart Repurchase 11-0-063803

                           2. Adopt Resolution: Rinehart Repurchase 11-0-063801

                           3. Adopt Resolution: Rinehart Repurchase 05-0-020506

                   I) Approve Appraisals and Set Date for 2018 Tax Forfeited Land Sale

                           1. Adopt Resolution: Tax-Forfeited Land Sale

                   J) Adopt Resolution: LG230 Off-Site Gambling – Minnewawa Sportsmen’s Club

                  K) Approve Commissioner Warrants

                  L) Approve Auditor Warrants – Property Tax Overpay Refunds

                 M) Approve Auditor Warrants – Anderson Bros. Contract Payment

                 N) Approve Auditor Warrants – Contegrity Payment

                 O) Approve Auditor Warrants – September Sales & Use Tax

                 P) Approve September Manual Warrants

9:57      3) John Welle, County Engineer
                 A) Approve 2017 Annual Report


10:30    4) Ross Wagner, Economic Development & Forest Industry Coordinator

                  A) Approve Continuing as Fiscal Agent for Aitkin County Broadband Community


10:40    5) Bobbie Danielson, Human Resources Director
                  A) Ratify 2019-2021 AFSCME HHS Union Contract


10:50    6) Jessica Seibert, County Administrator
                  A) Approve Aitkin County Mission Statement, Vision, and Values

11:05    7) Committee Updates                


11:30        Adjourn


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