MINUTES OCT.

MORRISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
SUMMARY OF MINUTES FOR OCTOBER 8, 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, Karen Szczodroski, Brad Vold, Cassie Helmin, Paula Anderson, Bonnie Paulsen, Amy Kowalzek, Glen Erickson, Russ Nygren, Brenda Vaverek, Steve Backowski, and Beth Hamlin
Others present: Mike Kretcji, Jenny Zeitler, Dave Steinmetz, Carol Anderson, Chuck Storkamp, Herb Brochofski
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Meyer and carried unanimously to approve the Morrison County Board of Commissioner Minutes for September 24, 2013.
A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to adopt the agenda as presented.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to proclaim October 20-26, 2013 as Minnesota Manufacturers Week in Morrison County.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski and carried unanimously to authorize the Resolution #2013-039 for Authorization for Signature to enter into a contract with Minnesota Insurance Marketplace (MNSure) that would reimburse Social Services when providing in-person assister services to clients coming into the office. There is no financial cost to the county for this contract.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to authorize the Board Chair and the Clerk to sign the contract between the County of Stearns and the County of Morrison for providing interim, emergency Environmental Health services for the period of January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2017.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher to approve the 2013 Annual License for the following New Establishment Owners: The Rooster Restaurant, Swanville and Innsbrook Motel & RV Park, Randall.
The County Board considered a Rezone Request for Gerald and Dorothy Smude to rezone a 10 acre parcel from Commercial to Agriculture for the purpose of building a dwelling; located in part of E 1/2 of SE 1/4, Section 09 Township 040, Range 032, Little Falls Township. A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Maurer 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 Morrison County Public Works to amend the existing Conditional Use Permit for Solid Waste Management Facility including attached conditions; located in NW 1/4 of NE 1/4, Section 26 Township 040, Range 032, Little Falls Township. Proposed Conditions, Findings of Fact and Decision were presented to the Board. A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Meyer and carried unanimously to adopt the proposed Findings of Fact and Conditions attached to these minutes.
The County Board considered a Conditional Use Permit request for Michael Kennedy/Brian Sams to expand the existing resort by the addition of the newly acquired parcel as described in Attachment A; located in pt of Lots 16, 17 and 18 Lincoln Beach, Section 30 Township 132, Range 031, Scandia Valley Township. Proposed Findings of Fact and Decision were presented to the Board. A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Maurer to approve the Findings of Fact and Decision attached to these minutes.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Meyer to approve the replacement of an Appraiser within the Assessors and carried 3-2 with Commissioners Jelinski and Maurer voting nay.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer and seconded by Commissioner Jelinski 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 Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski and carried unanimously to approve Resolution #2013-041 Belle Prairie County Park Grant Application for funding provided through the Fiscal Year 2013 Parks Legacy and Regional Park Grant Program.
A motion was made Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to approve the Minnesota Rural Counties Caucus Resolution to support its efforts and become an active member within the caucus.
A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner Meyer and carried unanimously to appoint Commissioner Maurer as the delegate and appoint Commissioner Winscher as the alternate to the Minnesota Rural Counties Caucus.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 10:50 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: October 27, 2013 (46149)

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