August 10, 2021 – BOARD AGENDA

Government Center Board Room

The public is invited to join the meeting remotely by phone call 1-415-655-0001, (access code):182 027 3876; (meeting password): 7282

9:00 1) J. Mark Wedel, 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.

Anyone attending virtually wishing to speak during the public comment period should notify the County Administrator’s office at 218-927-7276 option 7 no later than 2:30 P.M. on the Monday before the 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 July 27, 2021 to August 9, 2021

B)Approve July 27, 2021 County Board Minutes

C)Approve Electronic Funds Transfers

D)Approve Commissioner Vouchers

E)Approve Auditor’s Vouchers – I.T. and Hwy Dept

F)Approve Auditor’s Vouchers – Enbridge Replacement Check 7-30-21

G)Approve Auditor’s Vouchers – Enbridge and R&B Contract 7-30-21

H)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – LLCC Refund and FSA Claims 2021

I)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – Participant Fees and ELAN Pd 7/22/21

J)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – Camping Refunds 7/20/21

K)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – LLCC Refund, Rovers Event

L)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – FSA Claims 2021 and 2021 Est. MNCare Tax

M)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – LLCC Refund, MAS Event

N)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – Credit Card Fees, LLCC

O)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – FSA Claims

P)Approve Assureon Storage Server

Q)Approve Business Development and Recreation Grant (formerly Tourism Grant)

R)Adopt Resolution: Aitkin County Search & Rescue Donation

S)Adopt Resolution: LG220 Application for Exempt Permit – The Ruffed

Grouse Society

T)Adopt Resolution: County VSO Operational Enhancement Grant Program

U)Adopt Resolution: Approve MnDOT Agreement No. 1045716



Steve Hughes – SWCD District Manager




Snake River 1W1P Organizational Options



Cynthia Bennett – HHS Director




Approve New Freedom Clinical Supervision Contract



Carli Goble – Fiscal Supervisor




Presentation of Draft 2022 Public Health and Human Services Budget



Kirk Peysar – County Auditor, Kathleen Ryan – Chief Financial Officer




Set Public Hearing for New Off Sale Liquor License – Ukura’s



John Welle – County Engineer




Approve All Terrain Vehicle Ordinance Revision

10:13 8) Bobbie Danielson – HR Director

A)Approve Personnel Policy Update (Recruitment RE: Temporary Positions)

B)Updated Job Description, Dispatcher/Jailer

10:18 9) Mark Jeffers – Economic Development Coordinator

A) Adopt Resolution NTIA Broadband Development Grant Application

10:28 10) Jim Bright – Facilities Coordinator

A) Approve Bids for Judicial Center Step Repairs

10:43 11) Jessica Seibert – County Administrator

A)Approve Committee of the Whole Meeting

B)2022 General Governmental Preliminary Budget Presentation

C)2022 Appropriations Discussion

D)Administrator Updates

11:33 12) Committee Updates

12:03 Adjourn


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