Minutes September

MORRISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
SUMMARY OF MINUTES FOR SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
The meeting was held in the County Board Room, Government Center, Little Falls, MN, and was called to order at 9:00 a.m. by Chairman Johnson.
Members present: Commissioners Randy Winscher, Duane Johnson, Don Meyer, Kevin Maurer and Jeff Jelinski.
Staff present: Deb Gruber, Brian Middendorf, Tom Ploof, Louise Welle, Yvette Anez, Brad Vold, Paul Bukovich, Michel Wetzel, Amy Kowalzek, Glenn Erickson, Russ Nygren, Steve Messerschmidt, Steve Backowski and Beth Hamlin
Others present: Mike Krejci, Beau Robinson, Faith Robinson, Blake Robinson, Rosie Przybilla, Pam Baltes, Tammy Reignier, Kathy Rutz, Mike Auger, Tom Auger and Jennie Zeitler.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski and carried unanimously to approve the Morrison County Board of Commissioner Minutes for August 20, 2013.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Meyer, and carried unanimously to adopt the revised agenda as presented with the removal of the Public Health Report.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to approve Social Services to sign the Application for Need Determination of Services with Employment Enterprises, Inc. This will allow them to expand days and increase licensing capacity.
A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to approve moving the Communications Supervisor from a grade 24 to a grade 25.
The County Board considered a Rezone Request for Michael Kennedy/Brian Sams to rezone a parcel of land from Shoreland Residential to Shoreland Commercial to expand the existing resort located in part of Lots 16, 17 & 18 of Lincoln Beach, Section 30 Township 132, Range 031, Scandia Valley Township. A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to adopt the Resolution that was presented to the Board and attached to these minutes.
The County Board considered a Conditional Use Permit request for Pine Bend Association to expand the existing youth camp located in S 1/2 of NE 1/4, NW 1/4 & N 1/2 of SE 1/4, Section 02 Township 042, Range 029, Pulaski Township. Proposed Findings of Fact were presented to the Board. A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski and carried unanimously to adopt the proposed Findings of Fact and to approve the Conditional Use Permit. A copy of the Findings of Fact and Decision are attached to these minutes.
The County Board considered a Conditional Use Permit request for Augers Family Living Trust to expand the existing report by replacing a 900 sq ft mobile home with a 960 sq ft two story cabin including the attached conditions located in Outlot A & Lot 1 of Houghts 1st Addition to Houghts Outlots, Section 18 Township 132, Range 031, Scandia Valley Township. Proposed Conditions, Findings of Fact and Decision were presented to the Board.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski to open the discussion to amending the conditions to add that the septic system be pumped twice a year, in the spring and the fall. The motion failed 2-3 with Commissioners Meyer, Winscher and Johnson voting nay.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski to open the discussion to have Augers meet with Soil and Water Conservation to address the standing water issue within the resort by the end of 2014 and to review their options. The motion failed 2-3 with Commissioners Meyer, Winscher and Johnson voting nay.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Meyer to approve the Conditional Use Permit as originally presented and to adopt the proposed Findings of Fact and Conditions. The motion passed 4-1 with Commissioner Maurer voting nay. A copy of the Findings of Fact, Conditions and Decision are attached to these minutes.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Maurer to approve the attached Abstract of Tax Abatements dated September 10, 2013.
A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, ]seconded by Commissioner Winscher to approve the 2014 Preliminary Levy/Budget of 2.33% for Morrison County. Motion carried on a roll call vote with all Commissioners voting aye.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Maurer to set the meeting date for the Truth in Taxation meeting to be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the County Board Room.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Maurer to approve the Preliminary 2014 Levy/Budget for the Morrison County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) at $35,000. Motion carried on a roll call vote with all Commissioners voting aye.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski, and carried unanimously to approve the repurchase application of tax forfeited properties by William and Pamela Waldvogel for Parcel 48.6414.000.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer and seconded by Commissioner Maurer to approve the following Resolution:
WHEREAS, the Morrison County Board of Commissioners have reviewed the list of County Board
Warrants;
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the list of County Board Warrants on file in the Auditor/Treasurers Office for September 10, 2013 be approved for payment:
REVENUE $ 94,798.83
PUBLIC WORKS $ 101,983.65
SOCIAL SERVICE $182,308.19
SOLID WASTE $ 25,638.67
PARKS FUND $ 6,066.28
LOCAL $ 6,578.41
COLLABORATIVE
TOTAL $417,374.03
Meals $ 137.45
Credit Card $ 11,864.12
Motion carried on a roll call vote with all Commissioners voting aye.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer and seconded by Commissioner Maurer to approve the Commissioners Expense Reports as presented to the Board. Motion carried on a roll call vote with all Commissioners voting aye.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski and carried unanimously to authorize filling two positions that will be opening during the snow and ice control season.
A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner Maurer to authorize updating the management of Public Works field assets through the use of a software application. Motion carried on a roll call vote with all Commissioners voting aye.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski and carried unanimously to enter into a mutual aid agreement with Todd County in order to provide assistance during disaster events.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commission Maurer to appoint Andrea Lauer to the Rural Development Finance Authority (RDFA) Board.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Meyer to appoint Commissioner Randy Winscher as alternate to the Airport Board.
A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to approve the Code of Conduct Resolution #2013-036 for the Morrison County Board of Commissioners.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 10:53 a.m.
THIS IS A SUMMARY OF THE COUNTY BOARD MINUTES. A COPY OF THE FULL TEXT IS AVAILABLE AT THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATORS OFFICE

PUBLISH: September 22, 2013 (27420)

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