MORRISON COUNTY BOARD OF

MORRISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
SUMMARY OF MINUTES FOR JANUARY 21, 2014
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, Kevin Maurer and Jeff Jelinski.
Staff present: Deb Gruber, Brian Middendorf, Russ Nygren, Brad Vold, Cyndi Bachan, Bonnie Paulsen, Steve Backowski, Becky Moe, Cindy Nienaber and Nicole Nordlund.
Others present: Jennie Zeitler and Jerry Chandler.
A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to approve the Morrison County Board of Commissioner Minutes for January 7, 2014 as amended.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Johnson and carried unanimously to adopt the agenda as presented.
A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to approve the Abstract of 2014 Tobacco License Renewals in Morrison County.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Johnson and carried unanimously to approve the 2014 Tobacco License contingent upon payment in full of 2013 Real Estate Taxes: Police Palace, Susan Kiley.
A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to approve the following 2014 Establishment License:
Dist. #2 Morrison County Agricultural Society, Little Falls, MN Seasonal Establishment License
Dist. #3 Little Falls Health Services Little Falls, MN New Establishment Owner.
Dist. #1 Fish Trap Lake Campground, Cushing, MN Seasonal License for Additional License Services
Dist. #1 Friendly Inn, Motley, MN – License for Upgraded Food Services:
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Johnson and carried unanimously to approve a 1-day Liquor License to the Morrison County Food Shelf for an event on March 15, 2014 at the Falls Ballroom, Little Falls, MN.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Johnson and carried unanimously to approve exempt permits to: Mary of Lourdes School to hold a raffle and to St. Joseph Church of Gilman to hold a bingo/raffle on March 2, 2014 at the St. Joseph Parish hall in Morrill, MN.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer and seconded by Commissioner Winscher 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 Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to adopt a Resolution supporting Move MN Campaign.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Johnson and carried unanimously to approve Resolution #2014-006, City of Royalton safe Routes to School Application and to enter an Agreement between Morrison County and the City of Royalton for the City of Royalton Safe Routes to School Application.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Johnson and carried unanimously to approve Resolution #2014-007, Cooperative Agreement with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture for Waste Pesticide Collection. A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to authorize the Public Works Director to request proposals for gravel production, highway striping and calcium chloride application.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to authorize the Public Works Director to advertise the 2014 Season Bids for equipment rental, bituminous material, winter maintenance sand and calcium chloride.
A motion was by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Johnson and carried unanimously to authorize the Public Works Director or his appointee to negotiate Gravel Pit Agreements with property owners for use on the County highway system.
A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to authorize the Public Works Director to establish, place, and when appropriate, remove road restrictions.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Johnson and carried unanimously to approve Morrison Countys 2014 Transportation Improvement Plant (TIP) and authorize the Public Works Director to proceed to advertise and receive bids as appropriate.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to authorize the Public Works Director to proceed with advertising bids for the Morrison County Solid Waste Management Facility (SWMF) cell expansion.
A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to authorize the renewal of License for Liberty Tire Recycling as recycling haulers for facility operations.
A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner Maurer to approve filling the Department of Public Works Maintenance Foreman position vacancy and any subsequent vacancies as a result.
A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to appoint Mrs. Leah Schilling from District 2 and Dave Solinger from District 4 for a 3 year term on the Extension Committee and appoint Tyler Athman and to reappoint Elizabeth Theis to represent student appointments to the Public Health Advisory Committee for a 2 year term.
A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 10:30 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: February 9, 2014 (174457)

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