February 18

Board Meeting Tuesday, February 18, 2014
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, Tellinghuisen; 5-0)
Approve the following consent agenda items: Approve Minutes of 2/4/14 Board Meeting; Review of Auditors Warrants; Submittal of Financial Report for January 2014; Appointment of Jack Edmonds to the Land Use Update Committee; Adopt Resolution No.: 2-18-14-1, Designation of Central Minnesota Housing Partnership as Administrative Body for Implementation of Rental Rehabilitation Deferred Loan Program in Mille Lacs County; Approve purchase of 30 computers, 8 laptops, and 3 tablets from Dell Computers, and 41 Microsoft Office Standard 2013 licenses from SHI for a total cost of $63,336.09; Approve 2014 Solid Waste Haulers Licenses for E-Z Disposal, Allied Waste, J Vanderpoel Inc., Nittis Rolloff, and Ace Solid Waste; Approve the Scope of Services with ProWest for GIS purposes for a cost of $750; Approve purchase of three 2014 Chevrolet Impala patrol vehicles from state bid for a cost of 562,075.85; Adopt Resolution granting County Board approval of application by Knights of Columbus for an Exempt Permit to conduct a raffle event on April 25, 2014 at Onamia Vets Club; Adopt the 5 Year Plan (improvements to County State Aid Highways and County Roads) as presented at the Road and Bridge meeting on February 4, 2014; Adopt Resolution PWD 2-18-14-01, 5 Year Bridge Replacement Plan 2014-2018; Authorize the County Engineer to advertise for bids for Roadside Mowing and Gravel Hauling, with bid openings scheduled for March 24,2014 at 9:30 am; Authorize the County Engineer to authorize the advertisement for bids for Public Works projects; Authorize WSN & Associates to review the hydraulic analysis and prepare a preliminary log for box culverts in place of the CR 103 bridge for a cost of $3,000; Approve Letter of Need in support of a proposed chemical dependency treatment program in Princeton; Approve 2014 Contract for cleaning services with the Mille Lacs County Area Developmental Achievement Center, Inc.; Approve Public Works ARMER Communication System Subscriber Agreement with the Sheriffs Office. (Wilhelm, Reynolds; 5-0)
Dr. Quinn Strobl presented the 2013 Medical Examiners Report for Mille Lacs County.
Adopt Resolution No.: 2-18-14-2, Supporting Legislation Allowing Counties to Designate Their County Website to Publish Public Notices. (Wilhelm, Reynolds; 5-0)
Authorize the purchase of a Diamond Boom Mower from Diamond Mowers for $38,149. (Tellinghuisen, Oslin; 5-0)
Approve the Cooperative Service Agreement with Aitkin County for County Administrator Services with Exhibit A (Aitkin County Interim County Administrator Position Description). (Oslin, Reynolds; 5-0)
Rank priorities for the MRCC as follows: 1) One to one mitigation on road projects; 2) Protect Greater MN Parks and Trails Legacy funding; 3) More bonding for Local Road Improvement Program; 4) Wetland mitigation relief outside the watershed; 5) Exempt assessors from continuing education; 6) Workforce Housing Assistance; and 7) Clean Water Act. (Wilhelm, Reynolds; 5-0)
Adopt Resolution No.: PWD 2-18-14-02, Support for the Soo Line Trail Grant Application to MN DNR for the Federal Recreational Trail Program. (Reynolds, Oslin; 5-0)
Michele McPherson, Land Services Director, and Warren Delles, County Surveyor, presented an update regarding progress made on the Countys section comer maintenance and remonumentation program.
Close the meeting at 9:44 a.m., pursuant to M.S. I3D.03, to discuss labor negotiations strategy with the following present: Cmsrs Tellinghuisen, Wilhelm, Peterson, Reynolds, and Oslin; County Administrator Traxler; and Personnel Director Herges. (Wilhelm, Reynolds; 5-0)
Re-open the meeting at 10:12 a.m. (Wilhelm, Tellinghuisen; 5-0)
Approve Exhibit B (terms and conditions of employment) to the Cooperative Services Agreement with Aitkin County for County Administrator Services. (Oslin, Wilhelm; 5-0)
Adjourn the meeting at 10:14 a.m. (Oslin, Tellinghuisen; 5-0)
ATTEST: RoxyTraxler
County Administrator
Phil Peterson
County Board Chairman
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Mille Lacs County Times
March 13, 2014

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