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Public Notice MINUTE SUMMARY REGULAR MEETING OF THE KOOCHICHING COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Held on Tuesday, December 19, 2017; 9:45 a.m. MEMBERS PRESENT: Commissioners McBride, Norby, Pavleck, Adee, Skoe MEMBERS ABSENT: None 000 The County Board approved the agenda for the December 19, 2017 meeting and approved the minutes from the December 12, 2017 regular meeting. Motion carried unanimously. 2017/12-33 Motion by Pavleck, seconded by Skoe to approve the 2018 Gross County Tax levy of $4,277,600 with the County Budget fund breakdown as follows: General Revenue - $1,994,530; Health and Human Services $1,645,752; Highway - $488,928; Environmental Services - $148,390 and further authorizing the following designation of County Fund reserves for the 2018 County Expenditure Budget: $173,409 for the 2018 General Revenue Fund Budget; $174,851 for the 2018 Highway Budget; $53,126 for the 2018 Human Services Budget; $163,316 for the 2018 Environmental Services Budget; $34,325 for the 2018 Land and Forestry Budget; $27,920 of restricted fund balance for the 2018 Jackfish Wastewater Debt Service Budget; $0 for the 2017 Island View Sewer Budget; $185,463 for the 2018 KDA/Economic Development Budget, $0 for the 2017 Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program Budget. Motion further authorizes the Administration Director to commit and assign unrestricted fund balances in accordance with the State Auditor's guidelines and County Fund Balance Policy for cash flow, financing for a five-year County budget plan and for long term County capital needs; further to adopt the 2018 Budget and Budget Plan in the amount of $36,070,627 plus the 2018 Fund 02 Supplement Budget in the amount of $880,260 for a grand total of $36,950,887. Further that 2018 Budget remains open and subject to adjustments at any time to respond to funding cuts or other changes because of actions at the federal and state legislative level. Motion carried unanimously. 2017/12-34 Motion by Pavleck, seconded by Norby to adopt a resolution in support of the Polar Poler's Ski Club grant application for construction of a bog boardwalk. Motion carried unanimously. 2017/12-35 Motion by McBride, seconded by Skoe to reappoint Shawn Bowles and Lynn Belanger to the Koochiching County Extension Committee for three year terms expiring on December 31, 2020 as recommended by the Regional Extension Director. Motion carried unanimously. 2017/12-36 Motion by Pavleck, seconded by Norby to accept the Baycom quote in the amount of $26,064 for the purchase of squad car computers as budgeted in 2017. Motion carried unanimously. 2017/12-37 Motion by Pavleck, seconded by Norby to approve the employment separation of Family Based Service Provider Katie Vork effective December 27, 2017. Motion carried unanimously. 2017/12-38 Motion by Pavleck, seconded by Norby authorizing the Health and Human Services Director to fill the vacant Family Based Service Provider position. Motion carried unanimously. 2017/12-39 Motion by Pavleck, seconded by McBride to approve the 2018 Child Welfare/Juvenile Justice Screening Grant Award. Motion carried unanimously. 2017/12-40 Motion by McBride, seconded by Norby to accept the renewal of the following agreements: AEOA Volunteer Driver Purchase of Service (POS) Agreement; First Call for Help POS Agreement; Sharon Frank Rule 25 Assessments POS Agreement; Friends Against Abuse POS Agreement; Northeast MN Office of Job Training POS Agreement; Northland Counseling Children's MH POS Agreement; Northland Counseling Clubhouse POS Agreement; Northland Counseling Main POS Agreement; Northland Recovery Pineview Center POS Agreement; Northland Recovery Pineview Center CD Assessments POS Agreement; Occupational Development Center (ODC) Supported Employment POS Agreement; ODC Habilitation & Training Center POS Agreement; Rainy River Recovery LLC POS and Rainy River Recovery LLC CD Assessments POS. Motion carried unanimously. 2017/12-41 Motion by McBride, seconded by Skoe to approve Joint Powers Agreement between Aitkin, Itasca, and Koochiching Counties creating the Joint Community Health Board as recommended by the Health and Human Services Director. Motion carried unanimously. 2017/12-42 Motion by Norby, seconded by Skoe to approve burial case #218526 payment in the amount of $1,366.91 and burial case #553986 payment in the amount of $1,400. Motion carried unanimously. 2017/12-43 Motion by McBride seconded by Pavleck to authorize the Environmental Services Director to schedule February 7, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in Littlefork for the Buffer Ordinance Public Hearing. Motion carried unanimously. 2017/12-44 Motion by Pavleck, seconded by Norby to approve payment to Wagner Construction in the amount of $607,193.87 which includes a 5% retainage for Contract A and payment to Utility Systems of America, Inc. in the amount of $685,049.34 which includes a 5% retainage for Contract B. Motion carried unanimously. 2017/12-45 Motion by McBride, seconded by Pavleck to establish a Cartway pursuant to Minn. Statute 164.08, sub. 2 (a) to petitioners Andrew D. and Ryan J. Dault for property legally described as a tract of land situated in Koochiching County, Minnesota, more particularly described as Government Lot 1, Section 28, Township 158, Range 26, consisting of approximately 21 acres. Motion carried unanimously. 2017/12-46 Motion by McBride, seconded by Pavleck to accept the recommendation from the viewer committee to establish a Cartway Route, identified as Route A in the viewer report, legally described as a 33 foot wide Cartway easement for ingress, egress and utilities over, under and across those portions of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, Section 29, and the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 28, all in Township 158 North, Range 26 West, Koochiching County, Minnesota; the centerline of said Cartway easement is described as follows: Beginning at the Northwest Corner of said Section 28; thence South 01 10'43" East, assumed bearing along the west line of said Section 28 a distance of 32.13 feet; thence South 05 44'17" West a distance of 109.50 feet; thence South 09 16'34" West a distance of 49.23 feet; thence South 14 49'40" West a distance of 98.36 feet; thence South 00 27'15" West a distance of 55.89 feet; thence South 12 41'01" East a distance of 219.43 feet; thence South 24 37'15" East a distance of 99.22 feet; thence South 02 03'53" East a distance of 413.76 feet; thence South 00 00'31" East to the intersection with the south line of said Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter and said centerline there terminating. Subject to easements, restrictions and reservations of record. Voting yes: Norby, McBride, Pavleck, Adee. Voting no: Skoe. Motion carried. 2017/12-47 Motion by McBride, seconded by Norby to close the regular board session under the attorney client privilege for the purpose of discussing the Griffith pending litigation, per Minnesota Statutes, section 13D.01, sub (3). Motion carried unanimously. 2017/12-48 Motion by McBride, seconded by Pavleck to reopen the regular board meeting. Motion carried unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 11:30 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 January 6th, 2018

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