November 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): 2550 758 9272;

(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 October 26, 2021 to November 8, 2021

B)Approve October 26, 2021 County Board Minutes

C)Approve Electronic Funds Transfers

D)Approve Commissioner Vouchers

E)Approve Auditor’s Vouchers – R&B Contracts

F)Approve Auditor’s Vouchers – School Advance

G)Approve Auditor’s Vouchers – R&B Contracts, HR and IT

H)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – Camping Refund

I)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – State General Tax & Participant Fees October

J)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – Returned Check, Unable to Locate Account

K)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – Elan Paid 10/14/2021

L)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – Elan Statement, MN Care Tax, Returned Checks

M)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – Returned Checks

N)Approve 2022-2027 Economic Development Strategic Plan

O)Adopt Resolution: LG230 Off-Site Gambling-Minnewawa Sportsmen’s Club

P)Adopt Resolution: Benson Repurchase

Q)Adopt Resolution: Utility Easement

R)Adopt Resolution: Conant Repurchase

S)Adopt Resolution: STS Donation McGregor Lions Club

9:05 3) Chairman Mark Wedel- Aitkin County Employee Veteran’s Recognition

9:10 4) Bobbie Danielson-HR Director

A) Ratify L49 Agreement 2022-2024

9:15 5) Mark Jeffers-Economic Development Coordinator

A)Introduction to Stan Gustafson, Executive Director, Growth Innovation

B)Adopt Community Development Block Grant CARE-21-0011-O-FY21

C)Fiscal Recovery Funds Request

9:45 6) John Welle- County Engineer

A)Award Contract No. 20221

B)Award Contract No. 20222

10:05 7) Kirk Peysar-County Auditor

A) University of MN Extension Agreement and MOA

10:15 8) Jessica Seibert – County Administrator

A)Adopt Legislative Priorities

B)Administrator Updates

10:35 9) Committee Updates

11:05 Adjourn


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