September 28, 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): 2551 387 8721;

(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

9:05 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 (when there is a large number of speakers to be heard, the Board of Commissioners may shorten this time). 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 September 14, 2021 to September 27, 2021

B)Approve September 14, 2021 County Board Minutes

C)Approve Electronic Funds Transfers

D)Approve Commissioner’s Vouchers

E)Approve Auditor’s Vouchers – R&B/I.T./Contegrity/Postage

F)Approve Auditor’s Vouchers – Sales Use Tax and Diesel

G)Approve Auditor’s Vouchers – Hwy Dept contract pymt & LLCC petty cash

H)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – FSA Claims 2021 #39956314

I)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – Mtg Reg & Deed Tax August 2021

J)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – FSA Claims 2021 #39953384

K)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – Camping Refund & NSF Check

L)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – ELAN Paid 9-02-21 Allocated

M)Approve Manual Warrants/Voids/Corrections – Returned Check, Refer to Maker

N)Adopt Resolution: MSA Professional Services Grant

O)Adopt Resolution: K9 Donation

P)Adopt Resolution: Search & Rescue Donation

Q)Adopt Resolution: STS Donation

R)Adopt Resolution: Accept Private Donation

S)Adopt Resolution: Final Contract Payment- Contract No. 20213

T)Adopt Resolution: Community Corrections Agreement

10:05 3) Ann Schwartz – Habitat for Humanity Director
A) Aitkin County Habitat for Humanity Update

10:20 4) CLA – Kristen Houle, Doug Host, Kathleen Ryan, Kirk Peysar A) 2020 Audit Review and GASB 87 Proposal

10:50 5) Dave McMillan – LLCC Manager and Rich Courtemanche – Land Commissioner A) Long Lake Conservation Center Report

11:10 6) Rich Courtemanche – Land Commissioner

A)Set Land Auction-December 3, 2021

11:20 Break

11:35 7) Mark Jeffers – Economic Development Coordinator

A)Adopt Resolution Submit Grant Application – Economic Development Child Care Grant

B)Aitkin County Business Development and Recreation Grants

11:55 8) Andrew Carlstrom – Environmental Services Director

A) Schedule Public Hearing-Zoning Ordinance Classification Change

12:00 9) Bobbie Danielson – Human Resources Director

A)Ratify Teamsters Licensed Essential Unit Agreement

B)Personnel Committee Recommendations (VCET Deputy and Admin Asst)

C)Full-Time Office Floater Position/Recorder’s Office (New)

12:10 10) Jessica Seibert – County Administrator

A)Adopt 2022 Preliminary Levy

B)Approve 2022 Budget Hearing Date

C)Administrator Updates

12:30 11) Committee Updates

1:00 12) Bobbie Danielson – Human Resources Director

A)Closed Session Under Statute 13D.03 - Labor Negotiations Strategy

2:00 Adjourn


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