November 26, 2019– BOARD AGENDA
Aitkin Public Library


9:00     1)   J. Mark Wedel, County Board Vice 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)


9:50           Break


10:00         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 November 12, 2019 to November 25, 2019

                 B) Approve November 12, 2019 County Board Minutes

                 C) Approve Electronic Funds Transfers

                 D) Approve Commissioner Warrants

                 E) Approve Auditor Warrants – Anderson Brothers

                 F) Approve Auditor Warrants – Contegrity

                 G) Approve Auditor Manual Warrants – 11-14-19

                 H) Approve Disbursement Journal – Elan 10-31-19

                  I) Approve Auditor Warrants – Sales Tax Payment

                 J) Approve Auditor Warrants – October Settlement

                 K) Adopt Resolution: MN Department of Agriculture Invasive Species Grant

                 L) Adopt Resolution: 2020 All Terrain Vehicle Trail Funding

                 M) Approve Fire Protection Contract with City of Palisade

                 N) Adopt Resolution: LG220 Application for Exempt Permit – Up North Riders ATV Club

                 O) Approve Application for License to Sell Tobacco Products, with Contingency

                 P) Approve 2020 Countywide Fee Schedule

                 Q) Approve Affidavit for Duplicate of Lost Warrant – Treasurer’s Office

                 R) Adopt Resolution: Mail Balloting     


10:05   3) Jessica Seibert, County Administrator
                A) Rick Bruesewitz, DNR Aitkin Area Fisheries Manager
                   1. Adopt Resolution: Proposed State Conservation Acquisition

                B) County Administrator Updates 


10:25     4) Mike Dangers, County Assessor
                 A) Approve Pictometry Aerial Photography


10:40     5) Ross Wagner, Economic Development & Forest Industry Coordinator
                A) Approve Blandin Iron Range Community Broadband Grants
                B) Approve Membership to ARDC Brownfield Coalition and Letter of Support


10:55    6)  John Welle, County Engineer

                A) Adopt Resolution: Award Contract No. 20198
                B) Approve AIA Agreement – Aitkin County Hwy Dept. Office


                C) 2019 Construction Project Update
                D) 2020 Construction Project Update
                E) Adopt Resolution: Bridge Priority


11:55   7)   Committee Updates


12:25         Adjourn                           


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