December 17

Mille Lacs County Board Meeting Tuesday, December 17, 2013
These are summary minutes only, per MN Statute 375.12. Full text of meeting minutes is available for public inspection at the Administrative Services Office, located at 635 2nd St SE, Milaca, MN, and may also be viewed on the Countys website:
Chairman Peterson called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m., with the following members present: Commissioners Wilhelm, Reynolds, Oslin, and Tellinghuisen.
Approve the agenda as amended. (Tellinghuisen, Wilhelm; 5-0)
Approve the CUP request by the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe for a Commercial Planned Unit Development to allow the demolition and reconstruction of Eddys Resort with four conditions. (Oslin, Reynolds; 4-1)
Approve the following consent agenda items: Approve Minutes of 12/3/13 Board Meeting; Review of Auditors Warrants; Submittal of Financial Report for November 2013; Adopt Resolution No.: 12-17-13-1, Establishing the 2014 Budget and Levy; Adopt Resolution No.: 12-17-13-4, End of Year Fund Transfers; Execute contract with Wanda Gierman for the provision of legal services in CHIPS, Permanency, and TPR cases in 2014, for the annual sum of $18,000; Approve the purchase of a rescue boat and trailer for the total cost of 562,850, to be paid with grant funds: Approve letter of agreement in support of central Minnesota regional project to end long-term homelessness; Approve agreement with Pine Technical College Employment and Training Center for the provision of employment services for County participants in the Minnesota Family Investment Program and Diversionary Work Program; Authorize staff to accept and issue a septic permit to Peter and Kimberly Thornsteinson, despite being delinquent on payment of their property taxes; Approve annual renewal of kennel licenses for the following: Royalty British Labs, Doug & Amber Evans, Mary Jo & Dan Moscho, Danny Farmer, and Marcia Useldinger, Adopt Resolution No.: PWD 12-17-13-24, Acceptance of Aggregate Base, Bituminous Paving, and Aggregate Shouldering Project SAP 048-625-022; Adopt Resolution No.: PWD 12-17-13-25, Acceptance of Box Culvert Installation Project SAP 048-598-008; Adopt Resolution No.: PWD 12-17-13-26, Acceptance of Grading, Aggregate Base, and Paving Project SAP 048-596-009 (Mille Lacs County) and CP 01-60-02 (Aitkin County); Submittal of jail reports for October 2013; Submittal of jail reports for November 2013; Approve the Snowmobile Safety Enforcement Grant for reimbursement of up to $9,296 for expenses incurred between now and June 30, 2015, and authorize the Sheriff to administer the grant. (Oslin, Wilhelm; 5-0)
Approve moving forward with completion of a visitor profile, with a County contribution of $5,000. (Wilhelm, Reynolds; 5-0)
Approve purchase of 40 department-issued 9mm pistols from Keepers of Sauk Rapids, MN under State Bid for the total cost of $16,360. (Wilhelm, Reynolds; 5-0)
Approve amendment number two to the food service management agreement with Aviands, LLC. (Tellinghuisen, Reynolds; 5-0)
Approve contracts with Lighthouse Child and Family Services, Kanabec County Social Services, and Dr. Marlin Trulsen for the provision of mental health services in 2014. (Wilhelm, Tellinghuisen; 5-0)
Approve the GRH Agreement with RS Eden for Belle Haven Townhomes through June 30, 2014. (Reynolds, Oslin; 5-0)
Approve the sale of PID 24-040-1930, located at 903 9th Ave N, Princeton, for the price of $1. (Reynolds, Wilhelm; 5-0)
Adopt Resolution No.: 12-17-13-3, Establishing 2014 County Commissioner Compensation and Per Diem Rates. (Wilhelm, Oslin; 5-0)
Close the meeting at 10:04 a.m., pursuant to M.S. I3D.05, Subd. 3(c)(3), to discuss right-of-way acquisition with the following present: Cmsrs Tellinghuisen, Wilhelm, Peterson, Reynolds, and Oslin; County Engineer Cochran; Assistant County Engineer Munson; County Administrator Traxler; and Personnel Director Herges. (Wilhelm, Oslin; 5-0)
Re-open the meeting at 10:12 a.m. (Wilhelm, Oslin; 5-0)
Recess the meeting until 12:36 p.m. (Wilhelm, Oslin; 5-0)
Chairperson Peterson reconvened the meeting at 12:36 p.m.
Adopt Resolution No.: 12-17-13-2. Establishing 2014 Salaries of Elected Officials, which grants a 1% increase to the County Sheriff and the County Attorney, and a 0% increase to the County Auditor-Treasurer. (Wilhelm, Reynolds; 5-0)
Close the meeting at 12:39 p.m., pursuant to M.S. 13D.03, to discuss labor negotiations strategy with the following present: Cmsrs Tcllinghuisen, Wilhelm, Peterson, Reynolds, and Oslin; County Administrator Traxler, and Personnel Director Herges. (Tellinghuisen, Wilhelm; 5-0)
Re-open the meeting at 12:59 p.m. (Wilhelm, Oslin; 5-0)
Authorize execution of the 2014-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement with MPEA. (Tellinghuisen, Oslin; 5-0)
Adjourn the meeting at 1:05 p.m. (Wilhelm, Reynolds; 5-0)
ATTEST: Roxy Traxler
County Administrator
Phil Peterson
County Board Chairman
Published in the
Mille Lacs County Times
January 16, 2014

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