Lake of the Woods County Commissioner Proceedings

Commissioner Proceedings

March 28, 2017

pursuant to MN. Statute 331A.01, subd. 10

the published material is only a summary and the full text is available for public inspection

at the lake of the woods county auditor/treasurers’ office

or by standard mail or electronic mail or lake of the woods county

website –www.lake-of-the-woods.mn.us

 

The Lake of the Woods County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Lake of the Woods County Government Center in the Commissioners’ Room.

 

Call to Order-Chairman Nordlof called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited with the following members present: Commissioners: Ken Moorman, Cody Hasbargen, Jon Waibel, Buck Nordlof and Ed Arnesen. Also present were: County Auditor/Treasurer Lorene Hanson, Deputy Auditor/Treasurer Janet Rudd, and Woody Fiala.

Approval of Agenda- Motion was made by Commissioner Moorman, seconded by Commissioner Hasbargen and carried unanimously to approve the agenda with the following additions: Land exchange, Department of Human Services, DNR- Bench Mark, Red River Valley- Invite.

Approval of Minutes-Motion was made by Commissioner Hasbargen, seconded by Commissioner Arnesen and carried unanimously to approve the official and summarized minutes of March 14, 2017.

SOCIAL SERVICES-Motion was made by Commissioner Moorman, seconded by Commissioner Waibel and carried unanimously to approve the following claims: Commissioner Warrants $6,870.68- Commissioner Warrants $148.70- Commissioner Warrants $3,851.00- Commissioner Warrants- $14,235.82.

COUNTY AUDITOR/TREASURER-Motion was made by Commissioner Arnesen, seconded by Commissioner Waibel and carried unanimously to approve the claims against the county as follows: Revenue $48,721.346- Road & Bridge $5,139.95-Solid Waste, $4,346.23- EDA,$900.00.

WARRANTS FOR PUBLICATION

Warrants Approved On 3/28/2017 For Payment 3/31/2017

Vendor Name                                                   Amount

Dell Marketing, Lp                                                                           9,969.12

Lakewood Health Center                                                                 3,025.00

Northwest Concrete                                                                      10,401.60

Pemberton, Sorlie, Rufer & Kershner, PLL                                    3,261.56

Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc                                                         2,400.38

University Of Mn                                                                             9,223.89

Voyageurs Comtronics, Inc                                                            2,640.00

38 2000  Payments less than 18,186.09

Final Total: 59,107.64

 

Further moved to authorize the payment of the following auditor warrants: March 13, 2017 – $143,251.39- March 15, 2017- $41,876.33 – March 22, 2017- $29,942.39 – March 23, 2017- $127,978.15.

Folding Machine-Motion was made by Commissioner Moorman, seconded by Commissioner Waibel and carried unanimously to approve the purchase of a folding machine in the amount of $2,884.00 from the revenue account.

Liquor License-Motion was made by Commissioner Arnesen, second by Commissioner Hasbargen and carried unanimously to approve Crow Creek Properties, LLC On/Off Sale Liquor License effective April 1, 2017- June 30, 2017.

Triple A Booster-County Auditor/Treasurer, Lorene Hanson met with the board and presented a request of funds from Triple A Booster club. No action taken.

PUBLIC WORKS-Motion was made by Commissioner Arnesen, seconded by Commissioner Moorman and carried unanimously to approve the purchase of a Grapple in the amount of $4,892.33 from the Solid Waste fund.

SHERIFF-County Sheriff, Gary Fish met with the board requesting title change on Deputy Sherriff Joel Morisch to add Investigator. The board requested that this be brought to Human Resources.

LAND AND WATER PLANNING-Motion was made by Commissioner Arnesen, seconded by Commissioner Hasbargen and carried unanimously to approve the Vertical Control Survey agreement with Widseth Smith and Nolting in the amount of $22,500 with funding from the Con-Con fund and authorize County Auditor/Treasurer and Chairman Nordlof to sign.

RECESS-The meeting was called to recess at 10:18 a.m. and reconvened at 10:30 a.m. Chairman Nordlof excused himself from the meeting.

WE DAY CELEBRATION-Lake of the Woods Student Council members, Jordan Sonstegard, Ema Stimpfl and Mckord Krause met with the board and explained what the We Day Celebration is all about and requested funding to help support the celebration. Motion was made by Commissioner Waibel, seconded by Commissioner Hasbargen and carried unanimously to contribute $1,000 to Lake of the Woods School We Day Celebration with funding from the Con-Con fund.

MIS  –MIS/Maintenance Supervisor, Peder Hovland met with the board on behalf of Emergency Management Director, Jill Olson to discuss the Security Grant for the Government Center which is available with matching funds. Motion was made by Commissioner Waibel, seconded by Commissioner Moorman and carried unanimously to authorize Emergency Management Director, Jill Olson to apply for the Security Grant for the Government Center with matching funds up to $10,766.00.

CLOSED SESSION-Motion was made by Commissioner Hasbargen, seconded by Commissioner Waibel and carried unanimously to close the regular meeting at 11:16 a.m. and open the closed session pursuant to MN Statute §13D.05, Subd. 3 (b) – Attorney Client privileges. Members present: Commissioner Hasbargen, Waibel, Arnesen and Moorman. Others present: County Attorney James Austad and County Auditor/Treasurer Lorene Hanson.Motion was made by Commissioner Waibel, seconded by Commissioner Hasbargen and carried unanimously to close the closed session at 11:59 a.m.

RECESS-With no further business before the board, Vice – Chairman Arnesen called the meeting to recess at 12:00 p.m.

 

                 

Attest:                                                                                      March 28, 2017

 

 

 

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County Auditor/Treasurer, Lorene Hanson                 Vice -Chairman of the Board, Edward Arnesen

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