County – MILLE LACS COUNTY

MEETING MINUTES

AUGUST 1, 2017

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 Tellinghuisen called the meeting to order at 9:07 a.m., with the following members present: Commissioners Wihelm, Reynolds, Peterson, and Oslin. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Accept the agenda as amended. (Wilhelm, Reynolds; 5-0)

Accept the following consent agenda items: Approve 7/18/17 Board meeting minutes; Review of Auditors Warrants; Submittal of various monthly reports; Approve temporary liquor license to Rum River Trail Association for Outlaw Grass Drag event; Approve delivery and installation of the refrigerator purchased with SHIP grant funds in the Sheriffs Office break room; Approve revised HR Generalist position description and proceed with hire; Approve posting and hiring of Social Worker in preparation for retirement of incumbent on 8/31/17; Approve annual Veterans Services Operational Enhancement Agreement and resolution; Authorize sale of excess right-of-way on CSAH 1 in section 34 of Princeton Township; Information only: Definitions for impervious surface conversation tabled at July Planning Commission meeting; Information only: Minimum dwelling size discussion needed to address tiny house trend; and Approve annual training for Veterans Services Officer Taylor Tollefson in the amount of $747 plus mileage/meals. (Peterson, Wilhelm; 5-0)

Authorize advertisement for solicitation of bids for hay removal on tax-forfeited parcel PID 04-024-0501, located in Dailey Township. (Wilhelm, Peterson; 5-0)

Open the public hearing regarding the Mille Lacs County Business Subsidy Policy at 9:10 a.m. (Oslin, Wilhelm: 5-0)

Close the public hearing regarding Mille Lacs County Business Subsidy Policy at 9:13 a.m. (Oslin, Reynolds; 5-0)

Open the public hearing regarding Mille Lacs County Tax Abatement at 9:14 a.m. Cmsr Reynolds seconded. Motion carried. (Wilhelm, Reynolds; 5-0)

Close the public hearing regarding Mille Lacs County Tax Abatement at 9:19 a.m. (Peterson, Oslin; 5-0)

Adopt the ordinance establishing definitions for multi-family housing and senior housing in the Development Ordinance, in accordance with the Planning Commission recommendation. (Oslin, Peterson; 5-0)

Adopt the changes to Article 1 of the Development Ordinance, in accordance with the Planning Commission recommendation. (Peterson, Reynolds; 5-0)

Table ordinance establishing definitions for farm and home-based business until the 8/15/17 Board meeting. (Reynolds, Oslin; 5-0)

Adopt ordinance removing limits on signage for home-based businesses. (Peterson, Oslin; 5-0)

Approve the 2017 tire collection events and award collection to the lowest bidder. (Oslin, Reynolds; 5-0)

Approve the contract with Bolton & Menk for CR 101 services as outlined in the proposal. (Oslin, Reynolds; 5-0)

Adopt PWD Resolution No.: 8-1-17-18 awarding SAP 048-622-008 to the lowest bidder. (Peterson, Oslin; 5-0)

Adopt PWD Resolution No.: 8-1-17-19 awarding CP 48-107-17 to the lowest bidder. (Oslin, Peterson; 5-0)

Approve the contract with Gale-Tec Engineering, Inc. for engineering services on CSAH 1. (Peterson, Oslin; 5-0)

Adjourn the meeting at 10:54 a.m. (Oslin, Peterson; 5-0)

ATTEST: Pat Oman

County Administrator

Roger Tellinghuisen

County Board Chairman

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Union-Times

August 31, 2017

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