Minutes Oct.

MORRISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
SUMMARY OF MINUTES FOR OCTOBER 22, 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, Amy Kowalzek, Brad Vold, Paul Bukovich, Melanie Erickson, Bonnie Paulsen, Russ Nygren, Steve Backowski, and Beth Hamlin
Others present: Mike Kretcji, Jennie Zeitler, Mary Warner, Jan Warner, Art Warner, Deb Boelz, Kate Bjorge, Mary Kenna, Adolph Rabe, John Marsh, Andrew Wright, Dan Martens and Jerry Chandler.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to approve the Morrison County Board of Commissioner Minutes for October 8, 2013.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski and carried unanimously to adopt the agenda as presented.
Ralph Rabe and John Marsh, representatives of the Crookneck Lake Improvement District presented to the Board their annual report. A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner and carried unanimously to approve the 2014 Work Plan and Budget for the Crookneck Lake Improvement District to decrease the current level of cash on hand to $30,000.00 over the next three years and reduce the levy to $30.00 per parcel.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to authorize the Local Communicable Disease Center Agreement between Morrison County Public Health, Unity Family Healthcare and the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls for the use of each partys facilities, staff and volunteers during a communicable disease outbreak in Morrison County.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Meyer and carried unanimously to authorize the Director of Morrison County Public Health to accept the Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) Grant renewal. This is a Morrison, Todd and Wadena Board of Health grant and includes Cass County as a partner. The SHIP grant focuses on anti-obesity activities with community partners in the Health4Life coalition. The grant period is November 1, 2013 to October 31, 2015.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to increase the hours from 14 to 32 per week for Employee #163. This is a Community Health Educator position which is funded by the SHIP grant, DFC grant and the Car Seat program.
A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner Meyer and carried unanimously to authorize filling a full-time Public Health Nurse position and to increase the hours from 36 to 40 per week for Employee #198.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to approve an Exempt Permit for Horizon Health to hold a raffle at the Falls Ballroom on November 21, 2013.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher to approve an Exempt Permit for Ramey Morrill Area Lions to hold a bingo and raffle at the St. Joseph Parish Hall on November 17, 2013.
A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski 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 Winscher and carried unanimously to approve Resolution #2013-042 Soo Line Recreational Trail Grant Application provided through the Fiscal Year 2013 Parks Legacy and Regional Park Grant Program.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 11:17 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: November 10, 2013 (53466)

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