County – MORRISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

SUMMARY OF MINUTES FOR APRIL 18, 2017

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 Wilson.

Members present: Commissioners Randy Winscher, Duane Johnson, Mike Wilson, Jeff Jelinski, and Mike LeMieur.

Staff present: Deb Gruber, Tabitha Maher, Brian Middendorf, Deb Lowe, Steve Backowski, Amy Kowalzek, Michelle Tautges, Katy Kirchner, Brad Vold, Jason Worlie, Shawn Larsen, Emily Senta, Kevin Koop, Cindy Nienaber, Michelle Tautges, Fran Dosh, Mary Handeland, Lisa Vasilj, Maelissa Harris, Sarah Gilson, Jessica Scherping, Jamie Vogt, Jodi Winzenburg, Annette Messerschmidt, Mandy Roerick, Nancy Ruby, Jill Scott, Karen Athman, Penny Pesta, Shannon Link, Joe Byrne, Carmen Genske.

Others present: Tyler Jensen, Mark Slupe, Helen McLennan, Josh Goudge, Anthony Housey, Carren Miller, Pam Allord, Tom Wilczek, Patty Wilczek, Matt Erickson, Ardyss Borash, JoAnn Fletcher, Jack Reese, Jim Bridges, Dave Hubner, Lance Chisholm, Jim Knopik, Donald Kloss, Camille Warzecha, Myron Czech, Sheila Funk, Erin Moede, Max Jorgenson, Corinna Brose, Rachael Buckallew, Karrie Czech, Scott Colombe, Curt Plante and Duane Kroll.

A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner LeMieur and carried unanimously to approve the Morrison County Board of Commissioner Minutes for April 4, 2017.

A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski and carried unanimously to adopt the agenda as presented.

A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner LeMieur and carried unanimously to approve the month of April 2017 as Distraction Free Driving Month in Morrison County.

A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner Johnson and carried unanimously to approve the week of April 3-9, 2017 as National Public Health Week in Morrison County.

A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to approve the month of April 2017 to be Mental Health Awareness Month in Morrison County.

A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner LeMieur to adopt the Comprehensive Local Water Plan. Motion carried on a roll call vote with all Commissioners voting aye.

A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner LeMieur and carried 4-0 with Commissioner Wilson abstaining, to approve Resolution#2017-035 to seek funding from NJPA for a Mobile Command Center.

A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner LeMieur and carried unanimously to approve the Resolution #2017-037 approving and authorizing signer for the Master Subscriber Agreement for the Minnesota Court Data Services for Governmental agencies.

A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski and carried unanimously to approve replacing the upcoming vacancy for Sergeant Correctional Office position and backfill any resulting vacancies that occur.

A motion was made by Commissioner Winscher, seconded by Commissioner Jelinski and carried unanimously to approve hiring a social worker at step 9 for a current open position within our agency.

A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner Johnson and carried unanimously to approve replacing an eligibility position within the Long Term Care Unit.

A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner Winscher and carried unanimously to approve the following:

1. Renewal application of the Consumption and Display Permit for the Falls Ballroom for the period of April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017

2. Renewal application of the Consumption and Display Permit for Arlen Marlo Swanson dba Ramey Store for the period of April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017

3. Approve a Temporary 1-Day Liquor License to the Pierz Commercial Club to hold an event at Genola Ball Fields on July 15, 2017

4. Approve the transfer of liquor license (On, Off & Sunday) from the Loony Bend to The Mann Cave, LLC (Jodi Mann).

A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner LeMieur and carried unanimously to approve:

1. Seasonal Establishment License:

Dist. 1 Shamineau Acres Resort Motley $509.00

Dist. 4 Sues Drive-In

Pierz $271.00

2. New Owner Establishment License:

Dist. 4 The Mann Cave, LLC Hillman $515.25

(Jodi Mann, Owner)

A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner Johnson and carried unanimously to approve 2017 New Owner Tobacco License in Morrison County:

The Mann Cave, LLC, Jodi Mann 37051 Hwy 27 Hillman, MN Aka Loony Bend

A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner LeMieur and carried unanimously to approve Compliance fund (Recorders) to fund additional Storage to new SAN. Storage is necessary due to increases in applications being planned for in 2017 and 2018 and for enhanced Disaster Recovery. Estimated cost: $30,000, approved by Eileen Holtberg.

A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson and seconded by Commissioner LeMieur 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 Jelinski, to Resolution# 2017-036 Award of Contract 1702 for Pierz Maintenance Storage Building to Ameribuilt Buildings, Inc. in the amount of $325,600.00. Motion carried on a roll call vote with all Commissioners voting aye.

The County Board reviewed a Large Assembly Permit Application from the Pierz Commercial Club for Pierz Freedom Fest planned for July 15, 2017 – 2 pm to 12 am at the Genola Ball Fields in Pierz Township. A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner LeMieur to approve the Large Assembly Permit for Pierz Freedom Fest planned for July 15, 2017 at the Genola Ball Fields in Pierz Township based on the attached application, permit report and contingent upon proof of appropriate insurance and receipt of the bond check before issuance. Motion carried 4-1 with Commissioner Winscher voting nay.

A motion was made by Commissioner Jelinski, seconded by Commissioner LeMieur and carried unanimously to approve the recommendation for staffing the Administration Department with the positions as follows: HR Manager (29), the Facility Manager (29), HR Specialist (19).

A motion was made by Commissioner Johnson, seconded by Commissioner Winscher, and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 12:32 p.m.

THIS IS A SUMMARY OF MINUTES, THE FULL VERSION CAN BE FOUND IN THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATORS OFFICE UPON REQUEST.

PUBLISH: May 14, 2017 (688351)

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