Feb 4

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: www.co.mille-lacs.mn.us.
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. (Wilhelm, Reynolds; 5-0)
Approve the following consent agenda items: Approve Minutes of 1/21/14 Board Meeting; Review of Auditors Warrants; Adopt Resolution Approving Charitable Gambling permit for NWTF Rum River Longbeards; Approve purchase of Barracuda network protection applicant system from CDW-G for $21,482.97; Approve the revised position description for Environmental Education and Outreach Intern in the Land Services Office (formerly titled Solid Waste Intern); Adopt Resolution No.: 2-4-14-1, Accepting Donations and Gifts; Approve Procedure for Random Drug Testing of Convicted Drug Felons on economic assistance programs administered by the County; Approve and authorize Board Chair signature on Letters of Need for chemical dependency treatment programs; Submittal of information concerning annual Subsurface Sewage Treatment System Contractor training provided by Land Services staff on February 26, 2014; Submittal of information concerning tabling at Planning Commission meeting of a request to amend the Subsurface Sewage Treatment Ordinance; Approve ditch levies for Payable 2014 at 40% for County Ditch 2 and 20% for County Ditches 3,4, 5 and 14; Approve Purchase of Service Agreement Renewals for 2014-2015 for following providers: Able Hearts Home, Dawn Berdahl, Care Force Homes Inc., County Meadows of Milaca, Mille Lacs County DAC, Linda Druar, Elim Homes Inc., Fairview Home Care & Hospice, Heather Feldick, Lois Flor, Jeff & Joanne Hasser, Home Advantage Health Care, Heritage House of Milaca, Lake Song Assisted Living, Mille Lacs Health System, Debra Moos, My House SLS, Steven & Kathryn Orton, Paradigm Residential Services, Valery Paulson & Alan Anderson, Marcia Prescott, Volunteers of America SLS, and Volunteers of America SILS; Approve Region 7E agreement with Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority; Submittal of various monthly office reports. (Tellinghuisen, Wilhelm; 5-0)
Approve the request by John Klein for an Interim Use Permit for a fish house park of three (3) fish houses, seasonal storage, and general development of an island on property generally located at 45033 Doe Island, Isle, subject to conditions. (Wilhelm, Oslin; 5-0)
Approve an updated letter of agreement with the State of Minnesota Department of Human Services regarding the establishment and operation of a fixed-site radiological emergency reception center, contingent upon review by the County Attorney. (Oslin, Reynolds; 5-0)
Approve refilling the position of Sr. Highway Maintenance Worker. (Reynolds, Oslin; 5-0)
Accept the Blandin Foundation grants and authorize staff to proceed with implementation of programs. (Reynolds, Oslin; 5-0)
Approve the following Board/County goals: I) Change government practices and how we provide services to our residents and others; 2) Provide services and functions that are easier, simpler and more efficient for all users of those services; 3) Continue to work on effective and efficient processes to lower the tax burden on our residents; 4) Provide excellent customer service with a positive and helpful attitude. (Wilhelm, Reynolds; 5-0)
Adjourn the meeting at 9:15 a.m. (Oslin, Tellinghuisen; 5-0)
Roxy Traxler
County Administrator
Phil Peterson
County Board Chairman
Published in the
Mille Lacs County Times
February 27, 2014

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