MORRISON COUNTY BOARD OF

MORRISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
SUMMARY OF MINUTES FOR APRIL 8, 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 Jelinski.
Members present: Commissioners Randy Winscher, Duane Johnson, Kevin Maurer, Jeff Jelinski and Don Meyer.
Staff present: Deb Gruber, Brian Middendorf, Shawn Larson, Russ Nygren, Brad Vold, Melanie Erickson, Bonnie Paulsen, Steve Backowski, Amy Kowalzek, Darrin Welle, Eileen Holtberg, Paul Froncak, Glen Erickson, Dorothy Bachan, Katie Gruber, Michelle Tautges, Ranae Moore and Nicole Nordlund.
Others present: Mary Arsenault, Marilyn Keith, Stephenie Och, Karla Montag, Amanda Kaping, Julie Kapsch, Jean Yager, Linda Johnson, Kris Vonberge, Kat Whittington, Tim Poland, Dina Wuellner, Tammy Jopp, Rich Collins, Dennis Frank, Loren Nomale, Jack Ring, Jim Brown, Alan Marshik, Keith Carter, James Blandell, Marvin Ween, Mel Beesseler, Rogger Davis, Roland Mammengs, John Justin, Steve Smude, Leota Lind, Tom Jacobson, Larry Ficek, Gayle Ficek, Brad Walch, Everett Altenhofen, Danny Noss, Kathy Hennek. Derrick Hall, Thomas Funk, Jordan Funk, Brittney Boser, Gracie Gall, Avy Lease, Sam Seelen, Nathan Poster, Tom Wenzel and Bill Osberg and Liz Verley.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Johnson and carried unanimously to approve the Morrison County Board of Commissioner Minutes for March 18, 2014.
A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to adopt the agenda as presented.
A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to proclaim April 2014 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Meyer and carried unanimously to proclaim April 20, 2014 through April 26, 2014 as National Volunteer Week.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to proclaim April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Morrison County.
A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner Meyer and carried unanimously to proclaim April 17, 2014 as Distraction-Free Driving Day in Morrison County.
A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried on 3-2 vote with Commissioners Johnson and Meyer voting nay to approve filling the Veteran Services Officer with a position rating of grade 28, Department Head.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Johnson and carried unanimously to approve the 2014 Seasonal Establishment Licenses:
Ridge Rib & Steakhouse, Inc Motley
Shamineau Acres Resort Motley
Silo Ice Cream Motley
Pierz Municipal Campground & Clubhouse Pierz
Sues Drive-In Pierz
Cedar Lake Memorial Park Campground Burtrum
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to authorize the Director of Morrison County Public Health to apply for a Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) grant on behalf of the Morrison-Todd-Wadena Community Health Board that will cover the expenses of training and travel for an additional NFP Nurse in Morrison Countys NFP Program.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to increase hours from 34 to 40 hours per week for Employee #163.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Johnson to approve Resolution #2014-017, Award Contract No. 1403 Permanent Pavement Marking. Motion carried on a roll call vote with all Commissioners voting aye.
A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner Winscher to approve Resolution #2014-016, Award Contract No. C-1404 Calcium Chloride. Motion carried on a roll call vote with all Commissioners voting aye.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Maurer and carried unanimously to approve Resolution #2014-018, Award Contract No. C-257 to the lowest bidder, Tri-City Paving.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, seconded by Commissioner Johnson and carried unanimously to approve Resolution #2014-015, MnDot Agency Agreement No. 05576 for exchange of federal funds for state aid funds.
A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to approve the abstract for highway seasonal bids (Equipment rental, bituminous material, winter maintenance sand, and calcium chloride application). A motion was made by Commissioner Meyer, seconded by Commissioner Johnson and carried unanimously to approve tax abatements on the following parcels: 16.4019.00 for $1,128.00, 29.0283.000 for $6,232.57, 44.0008.000 for $9,843.23 and 44.4005.000 for $4,491.97 as the tax is not collectable.
A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Meyer and carried unanimously to approve the license renewal of the 2 a.m. closing time for the Canteen Supper Club, Inc., the renewal of the Display & Consumption license for the Falls Ballroom, the St. Joseph Parish Hall in Morrill and for the Ramey Store.
A motion was made by Commissioner Maurer, Seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to approve an exempt permit for the Royalton Sportsman Club to hold a raffle on June 7, 2014 at the Club Grounds.
A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson and seconded by Commissioner Meyer 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 Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Johnson and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 12:19 p.m.
THIS IS A SUMMARY OF THE COUNTY BOARD MINUTES. A COPY OF THE FULL TEXT IS AVAILABLE AT THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATORS OFFICE

PUBLISH: April 27, 2014 (212047)

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