March 24, 2020 – BOARD AGENDA

Aitkin Public Library

9:00 1) Bill Pratt, 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)

9:50 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 March 11, 2020 to March 23, 2020

  B) Approve March 10, 2020 County Board Minutes

  C) Approve Electronic Funds Transfers

  D) Approve Auditor Vouchers

  E) Approve Commissioner Warrants

  F) Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections

  G) Approve Manual Warrants – Elan

  H) Approve Manual Void

  I) Approve Sales & Gas Tax Payments

  J) Approve Office 365 Yearly Licensing

  K) Approve Award Pavement Marking Quotes

  L) Approve Applications to Make Retail Sales of Cigarette & other Tobacco Products.

  M) Approve Timber Auction

  N) Approve County Administrator Performance Evaluation Summary

  O) Adopt Resolution: 2020 State of MN Federal Supplemental Boating Safety Boating Grant

  P) Adopt Resolution – Search & Rescue Donation – Wealthwood Township

  Q) Adopt Resolution – Search & Rescue Donation – Macville Township

  R) Adopt Resolution – LG220 Application for Exempt Permit – Wealthwood Rod and Gun Club

  S) Adopt Resolution – Additional Temporary Workspace of County Lands

  T) Adopt Resolution – Final Contract Payment – Contract No. 20193

10:02   3) Kirk Peysar – County Auditor

  A) Approve Application to Make Retail Sales of Cigarette & other Tobacco Products – One Stop Mini Mart

  B) Approve Application to Make Retail Sales of Cigarette & other Tobacco Products – Westerlund, Inc., d/b/a Westerlund Cenex

10:05   4) Jessica Johnson – Talon Metals

  A) Presentation to the Board

10:25 Break

10:35   5) Winona LaDuke

  A) Line 3 Discussion

10:55   6) John Welle – Aitkin County Engineer

  A) Adopt Resolution – Professional Services Agreement – Duluth Archaeology Center # 20-04

  B) Adopt Resolution – Award Contract 20202

  C) Adopt Resolution – Award Contract 20203

  D) Approve Award CR 81 Seal Coat

  E) Approve Equipment Purchase – Used Shoulder Machine

  F) Approve Equipment Purchase – Used Truck Chassis-Belly Dump Trailer

11:35   7) Rich Courtemanche – Land Commissioner

  A) Approve Out-of-State Travel for Northern Hardwood Conference

11:40 Break

11:55   8) Jessica Seibert, County Administrator

  A) Administrator Updates

  B) COVID-19 Actions

12:15   9) Committee Updates

12:45 Adjourn

** Please note some members of the Board will be attending via telephone.
If members of the public would like to attend via telephone,
contact Angie Sahr @ 218-927-7276 option 7 for call in information.


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