February 9, 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):182 936 3451; (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 January 26, 2021 to February 8, 2021

B)Approve January 26, 2021 County Board Minutes

C)Approve Electronic Funds Transfers

D)Approve Commissioner Vouchers

E)Approve Auditor’s Vouchers – Garage Sale Start up Cash

F)Approve Auditor’s Vouchers – MCIT

G)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – Elan, FSA Claims

H)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – Elan paid 1/6/21 Allocated

I)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – MN Care Tax

J)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – FSA Claims 2020 & 2021

K)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – Elan paid 1/21/21 Allocated

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

M)Approve County Administrator Performance Evaluation Summary

N)Approve Consumption & Display Permit – Hidden Meadows

O)Approve Consumption & Display Permit – Larson’s Barn

P)Approve Consumption & Display Permit – 202 Tavern

Q)Approve Affidavit for Duplicate of Lost Warrant

R)Adopt Resolution: Set Public Hearing Date for Land Classification April 13, 2021

S)Adopt Resolution: Permanent Right-of-Way Easement Grant, MN-AI-089.000

9:03 3) Jessica Seibert – County Administrator

A) Discussion: Brian Martinson, AMC – Clean Car Standards

B)Discussion: Susanne Hinrichs, University of Minnesota Extension – 4-H Program Update

9:38 4) Kirk Peysar – Auditor

A)Adopt Resolution: On, Off & Sunday Liquor License – Minnesota National Golf Club & Resort

9:43 5) John Welle – County Engineer

A)Adopt Resolution: Award Contract No. 20212

B)Adopt Resolution: Trunk Highway 2 Detour Agreement

C)Approve Authorize Lease No. LEAR010050

a.Approve Aitkin County Highway Dept. to Enter into Lease

b.Approve to Continue 130% Royalty Fee Cost for Material Removed from the Pit by Others

D)Approve Office Furniture Purchase

10:08 Break

10:18 6) Terry Neff – Environmental Services Director

A)Approve Recycling Contract

B)Approve Residential Waste Electronics Collection

C)Approve Request to Remove Land from the “Restricted” District

10:58 7 Rich Courtemanche – Land Commissioner

A) Discussion: Great River Energy Land Sale

11:08 8) Jessica Seibert – County Administrator

A)Approve Rum River Joint Powers Agreement Content & Structure

B)Administrator Updates

11:23 9) Committee Updates

11:53 Adjourn

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