September 12, 2018
The Board of Commissioners in and for the County of Douglas, State of Minnesota, met in Budget Session this 21st day of August 2018. The full text is available for public inspection in the County Auditor/Treasurer's Office.
Motion to approve agenda as amended. Motion carried.
Motion to approve the 2019 West Central Initiative endowment in the amount of $8,000. Motion carried.
Motion to adopt Resolution 18-74 for $1,000 payment to Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce for promotion economic resources of the county, specifically for Leadership Alexandria program. Motion carried.
Motion to approve the 2019 request of $135,602 for the Viking Library System. Motion carried.
Motion to approve Soil and Water Conservation Appropriation amount of $246,331 for county allocation and $12,503 for local water levy to be eligible for the BWSR water planning grant. Motion carried.
Motion to approve 2019 Douglas County Historical Society appropriation of $12,000 for artifact storage. Motion carried.
Motion to set 2019 Cost of Living (COLA) adjustments for non-represented employees at 2% effective January 1, 2019. Motion carried.
Motion to adopt Resolution 18-75 setting the Douglas County Sheriff salary at $120,000 for 2019. Motion carried.
Motion to adopt Resolution 18-76 setting the Douglas County Attorney salary at $116,000 for 2019. Motion was amended to adopt Resolution 18-76 approving Douglas County Attorney salary at $120,000 for 2019 with the increase paid by Alomere Health. Motion carried.
Motion to adopt Resolution 18-77 setting the Douglas County Recorder's salary at $60,000.00 for 2019. Motion carried.
Motion to adopt Resolution 18-78 regarding the Douglas County Commissioner salary for calendar year 2019 in the same amount as set for 2018. Motion carried.
Motion was made by Meyer, seconded by Englund, to set the 2019 mileage reimbursement rate to the 2019 IRS mileage reimbursement rate. Vote: Yes - Englund, Meyer, Miller, Rapp and Stratton. Motion carried.
Heather Schlangen, Douglas County Coordinator, announced Douglas County's 2018 MCIT dividend is $146,552 allocated as follows: workers' compensation $89,726 and property/casualty $56,826.
A motion to adjourn the meeting at 1:33 p.m. Motion carried.