January 8, 2019 BOARD AGENDA

Aitkin Public Library


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 December 18, 2018 – January 7, 2019
               B) Approve December 18, 2018 County Board Minutes
               C) Acknowledge County Administrator's Approval of Year-End Matters
                        1. Resolution #20181231-105: 2018 Reserve Funds
                        2. Resolution #20181231-106: Whispering Pines Liquor License

              ADJOURN (2018 BOARD) – Administer Oath of Office, Judge Hermerding
              1. District 1 Commissioner J. Mark Wedel
              2. District 3 Commissioner Donald Niemi
              3. District 5 Commissioner Anne Marcotte

              Recognize Aitkin County’s Elected Officials:
              1. Jim Ratz, County Attorney
              2. Kirk Peysar, County Auditor
              3. Mick Moriarty, County Recorder
              4. Dan Guida, County Sheriff
              5. Lori Grams, County Treasurer


9:10   3) Jessica Seibert, County Administrator
              A) Call to Order 2019 Board Meeting

          4) 2019 County Board Nominations
              A) Nominations for Board Chair & Vice Chair

  5) Consent Agenda
              A) Reaffirm Annual Code of Ethics & Travel Policy / Signed Code of Ethics
              B) Accept $100.00 Donation to Aitkin County Veteran Services from Marilyn Ellingboe of Aitkin
              C) Adopt Resolution: Modifications to the JPA Forming the NE ECB
              D) Accept $100 Donation to K-9 Unit from Granite Electronics
              E) Approve Electronic Funds Transfers

              F) Approve Commissioner Warrants
              G) Approve Auditor Warrants – Sales & Use Tax
              H) Approve Auditor Warrants – Contegrity
               I) Approve SSTS Contract Inspector
              J) Adopt Resolution: Opposition to Amendments to MN Rules 4410.4300, subp 27
             K) Adopt Resolution: Undersheriff Leave of Absence
             L) Approve Memorandum of Understanding – Scott Turner


9:17 6) Jessica Seibert, County Administrator
             A) Set 2019 Board Meeting Schedule
             B) Adopt Resolution: 2019 Official County Newspaper
             C) Adopt Resolution: 2019 Aitkin County Board of Commissioners Rules of

                      Business & Meeting Procedures
             D) Adopt Resolution: 2019 Committee Appointments



9:35 7) Kami Ganz, Community Corrections Director
             A) Approve Aitkin County Community Corrections Plan


9:45 8) Dan Guida, Sheriff
             A) Adopt Resolution: Hazard Mitigation Assistance Agreement


9:55 9) Committee Updates


10:30          Adjourn


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