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Public Notice MINUTE SUMMARY REGULAR MEETING OF THE KOOCHICHING COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 9:30 a.m. MEMBERS PRESENT: Commissioners Sjoblom, Skoe, Adee, Pavleck, McBride MEMBERS ABSENT: None 000 The County Board approved the agenda for the July 9, 2019 meeting, approved the minutes from the June 25, 2019 regular meeting, approved payment Courthouse claims in the amount of $94,904.20; approved Highway Claims in the amount of $42,805.72; approved the June vendor listing and approved the void of warrant # 25640 in the amount of $6,800. Motion carried unanimously. 2019/07-05 Motion by Skoe, seconded by Sjoblom to adopt a resolution accepting a donation from the Polar Poler's Ski club for the 25% matching funds for the Bog Walk project in the amount of $18,386.52. Motion carried unanimously. 2019/07-06 Motion by Adee, seconded by Pavleck to adopt a resolution accepting a citizen donation to the Sheriff's Office Coffee Fund in the amount of $40. Motion carried unanimously. 2019/07-07 Motion by Skoe, seconded by Adee to approve an application for a Permit for Display of Fireworks/Pyrotechnic Special Effects for the Koochiching County Agricultural Association for August 10, 2019 located at 12099 Highway 71, Northome, MN. Motion carried unanimously. 2019/07-08 Motion by Pavleck, seconded by Adee to approve June payroll payments in the amount of $823,388.27 and June ACH payroll liability payments in the amount of $260,117.47. Motion carried unanimously. 000 Minnesota Counties Insurance Trust Risk Management Consultant provided an annual report including a review of claim activity for Koochiching County. 000 Convention and Visitors Bureau Director presented the 2018-2019 annual report noting that lodging tax collections have seen an increase. 000 Notice of Hire of Nicole O' Bert as a Public Health Nurse at 90% pay with a start date of July 8, 2019. 2019/07-09 Motion by Pavleck, seconded by Sjoblom to approve Integrity Benefits as the Agent of Record for County Employee Ancillary benefits and further to approve National Insurance Services as the Agent of Record for County Employee Health Insurance Benefits. Motion carried unanimously. 2019/07-10 Motion by Adee, seconded by Sjoblom to accept the low quote from Rainy Lake Oil for propane services for the 2019-2020 heating season. Motion carried unanimously. 000 The Board heard from Rick Schulke, representative for Shot Rock Properties, LLC who asked Commissioner Skoe to describe a blast he observed while standing in front of the community building in Margie. Commissioner Skoe commented that no vibration was noticed. Matt Murry, representative for Shot Rock Properties, LLC commented that an industrial storm water permit addressing the subject site runoff and best management practices has been prepared and will be submitted to the MPCA. Bob Wallner informed the Board there is one monitoring well on an adjacent property which can be used if the County needs to perform water testing. Commissioner Pavleck commented about the monitoring wells recommended that two wells should be included as part of the list of conditions. Shot Rock Properties, LLC representative indicated another well was located on the property but had been removed but another well can be drilled. Citizen Dawn Eve commented to the Board regarding concerns she has for the environment if the Board approves the rezoning and Conditional Use Permit adding that she is presenting Mr. Schulke with a petition for an environmental study for the project. Tony Russell who is the blasting engineer for Shot Rock Properties, LLC informed the board that state of the art technology is used when conducting blasts. Commissioner Sjoblom inquired how often they plan to blast and was informed by Shot Rock Properties LLC Representative that they have blasted approximately seven times in the last 12 years and would expect about the same number of blasts in the expanded area dependent on market demand, adding they averaged about 20 to 45 days of crushing per year. 2019/07-11 Motion by Skoe, seconded by Adee to approve REZ 1901 to Shot Rock Properties, LLC to rezone the NE 1/4 of NE 1/4, of Sec.10 and the NW 1/4 NW 1/4, of Sec. 11 both in Twp 153, Rge 26 from R-1 (low density residential) to M-1 (manufacturing). Motion carried unanimously. 2019/07-12 Motion by Pavleck, seconded by Sjoblom to renew the existing quarry permit CUP 1303 and to grant a new CUP 1901 to expand the area from the current approximately 1.5 acres to approximately 38.1 acres subject to the list of conditions for Shot Rock Properties, LLC Margie Quarry dated June 13, 2019 with the addition of requiring two monitoring wells located on or near the site and making seismograph data available to the County upon request. Motion carried unanimously. 2019/07-13 Motion by Pavleck, seconded by Skoe to approve the appointment of Michael Heibel the Board of Adjustment. Motion carried unanimously. 2019/07-14 Motion by Pavleck, seconded by Adee to approve Change Order #5 for the Island View Sewer Project Contract A to move the substantially completed date from July 4, 2019 to September 12, 2019 and the completed and ready for final payment date from July 27, 2019 to on or before October 4, 2019. Motion carried unanimously. 2019/07-15 Motion by Pavleck, seconded by Sjoblom to approve Amendment #3 to the June 1, 2017 Agreement for Professional Services between Koochiching County and Short Elliot Hendrickson, Inc to extend inspection and Engineer construction administration actives through the end of October 2019 for Construction Contract A and B for the Island View Sewer Project adding $112,000 to the contract. Motion carried unanimously. 000 The Board Chair called for public comment and there was none. The meeting adjourned at 11:20 a.m. A full copy of the minutes is available on the County website at www.co.koochiching.mn.us and for public inspection at the County Administration Office during regular business hours. The Journal July 27th, 2019

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