Minutes December

MORRISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
SUMMARY OF MINUTES FOR DECEMBER 17, 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, Michel Wetzel, Brad Vold, Amy Kowalzek, Bonnie Paulsen, Russ Nygren, Steve Backowski, Beth Hamlin, Becky Moe, Glenn Erickson, Jason Jorgensen and Nicole Nordlund.
Others present: Jennie Zeitler, Mary French, Stephen Christensen, Rob Parmentier, Carol Anderson, Tim Terrill, Sandy Voigt, Brian Gapinski, Dan Bullert and Mary Kenna.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to approve the Morrison County Board of Commissioner Minutes for December 3, 2013.
A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to adopt the agenda as presented with the addition of the Mississippi Headwaters Report.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Meyer and carried unanimously to authorize the closing of the loan that was processed on the behalf of Triumph Boats which has met the requirements of the Community Development Block Grant project funded by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner Meyer and carried unanimously to approve the agreement with the Ramsey County Medical Examiner for services in 2014.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to approve the contract between Morrison County Social Services and Rural MN CEP for MFIP and DWP employment services for 2014.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to enter into the Fiscal Year 2014 and 2015 Board of Water and Soil Resources Natural Resources Block Grant Agreement.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski and carried unanimously to approve Resolution #2013-068 Amending Portions of the Morrison County Land Use Control Ordinance Section 1300 containing new septic system provisions.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski and carried unanimously to approve the Cross-County Archiving and Confidentiality Agreement between Morrison County and Mille Lacs County and to approve Resolution #2013-069, Joint Powers Agreement.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski and carried unanimously to approve the renewal of the 2 a.m. closing time for Russell Holewa dba Grub & Pub, Ramey, MN.
A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to approve an Exempt Permit for the Little Falls Fire Department Relief Association to hold a raffle on February 15, 2014 at the Falls Ballroom, Little Falls, MN.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Meyer and carried unanimously to approve an Exempt Permit for the Morrison County Gobblers Chapter NWTF to hold a raffle on February 7, 2014 at the Falls Ballroom, Little Falls, MN.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to approve an Exempt Permit for Bethany Lutheran Church of Ramey to hold a bingo and raffle on January 19, 2014 at the Bethany Lutheran Church of Ramey, MN.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski to approve the Commissioners Expense Reports as presented. Motion carried on a roll call vote with all Commissioners voting aye.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher to approve the 2014 Levy for Morrison County as follows:
FUND
LEVY 2014
2014 PROPOSED
LEVY LESS AID
GENERAL
$10,083,214 $8,948,205
HIGHWAY
$3,232,015 $2,994,153
SOCIAL SERVICES
$3,487,750 $3,181,269
SOLID WASTE
$243,140 $191,944
DEBT/BLDG RETIREMENT $909,621
$683,445
AG. SOCIETY
$35,000
$32,376
HISTORICAL SOCIETY $37,500
$33,301
PARK FUND
$57,948 $50,684
BUILDING FUND
$125,000 $106,378
A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner Maurer to approve the 2014 Budget for Morrison County as follows.
GENERAL FUND $15,095,676
ROAD AND BRIDGE FUND
$9,713,481
SOCIAL SERVICES FUND
$8,932,400
SOLID WASTE FUND $3,634,385
PARK FUND $67,948
DEBT RETIRMENT $909,621
AG SOCIETY $35,000
HISTORICAL SOCIETY $37,500
BUILDING FUND $125,000
Motion carried on a roll call vote with all Commissioners voting aye.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher to approve the 2014 Fee Schedule. Motion was carried on a roll call vote with all Commissioners voting aye.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher to approve the 2014 Levy/Budget for the Morrison County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) at $30,000. Motion carried on a roll call vote with all Commissioners voting aye.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Meyer and carried unanimously to approve Resolution #2013-075 For Creating a Prioritized Bridge Replacement List.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski and carried unanimously to approve a Grant Encroachment License for a tract of land described as the 66 foot wide road known as Aztec Road located within the plat of the Jefferson Beach on Shamineau Lake, Morrison County Minnesota.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski and carried 3-2 with Commissioners Meyer and Johnson opposing, to approve Resolution #2013-070, Setting the 2014 Salary of the Morrison County Attorney at $104,956.80, a 2% increase from 2013.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski and carried 3-2 with Commissioners Meyer and Johnson opposing, to approve Resolution #2013-071, Setting the 2014 Salary of the Morrison County Auditor/Treasurer at $89,710.40, a 2% increase from 2013.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to approve Resolution #2013-072 Setting the Commissioners Salaries for 2014 at $30,014.40, no increase from 2013.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried 3-2 with Commissioners Meyer and Johnson opposing, to approve Resolution #2013-073, Setting the 2014 Salary of the Morrison County Recorder at $58,281.60, a 2% increase from 2013.
A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried 3-2 with Commissioners Meyer and Johnson opposing, to approve Resolution #2013-074, Setting of the 2014 Salary of the Morrison County Sheriff at a $104,083.20, a 2% increase from 2013.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 11:00 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: January 12, 2013
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