Publish October 10, 2018
The Board of Commissioners in and for the County of Douglas, State of Minnesota, met in Regular Session this 18th day of September 2018. The full text is available for public inspection in the County Auditor/Treasurer's Office.
To approve the agenda with additions. Motion carried.
To approve September 4, 2018, Regular and Budget Meeting Minutes. Motion carried.
To approve September 5, 2018, Regular Meeting Minutes. Motion carried.
To open the 9:05 a.m. Public Hearing regarding the amendment to the Douglas County Zoning Ordinance as it related to storm water management within the Shoreland Zoning District. Motion carried.
No comments from the public.
To close the Public Hearing at 9:10 a.m. Motion carried
To adopt Resolution 18-80 to amend the Douglas County Zoning Ordinance as it relates to storm water management within the Shoreland Zoning District. Motion carried.
To adopt Resolution 18-81 to extend the Comprehensive Local Water Management Plan. Motion carried.
To approve filling to fill Social Worker vacancy and any subsequent vacancies. Motion carried.
To approve Contract/Assurances for Land of the Dancing Sky in the amount of $28,633.00. Motion carried.
To approve a seasonal clerical staffing agency appointment for Senior Services, for up to 27 weeks for up to 20 hours per week, unless the position can be filled by a contract student worker. Motion carried.
To approve the Sheriff hiring a full time Deputy to staff the Fraud Prevention Investigator Plan of Cooperation Grant approved by the County Board on September 4, 2018. Motion carried.
To award the contract for the Lake Brophy County Park Bathhouse to Breitbach Construction Co. in the amount of $144,500.00; additionally, Alternate 1 for concrete block knee walls in the amount of $1000.00. Motion carried.
To adopt Resolution 18-82 for the Contract Final for SAP 021-762-003 (2016 Osakis Projects). Motion carried.
To approve the quote to replace CO & NO2 Sensor System for the Alexandria Garage in the amount of $23,502.00. Motion carried.
To pay the following bills in the amount of $465,009.98:
VENDOR NAME COUNT AMOUNT
Alexandria Light & Power 17,380.67
Alomere Health 2,100.00
Anoka County Treasury Office 3,300.00
Aramark Chicago Lockbox 5,144.85
Buetow 2 Architects, Inc. 4,365.00
Central Specialties Inc. 7,570.50
Cliftonlarsonallen, Llp 12,000.00
Computer Professionals Unlimited 6,370.00
Doug Co Soil & Water Cons Dist 33,718.00
Department of Corrections 4,725.00
Douglas County Developmental 2,026.82
Enterprise Fleet Management Trust 15,549.09
Hegg Law Office 8,480.00
Johnson Controls Inc 24,141.75
Lee Excavating/Mark 4,497.35
Mend Correctional Care, LLC 13,913.46
Minnesota Dept of Revenue 77,078.99
Minnesota Dept of Transportation 9,047.55
MN Dept of Finance 15,518.50
MN Dept of Revenue 96,910.63
Marco Technologies LLC 3,503.52
Pitney Bowes 7,000.00
Powerphones Inc 5,672.00
Stein's, Inc 2,352.80
Servicemaster of the Lakes Area 2,579.90
Shutter's Tire & Auto Inc 2,299.58
Thomson Reuters-West Payment Center 4,892.88
Verizon Wireless 3,448.57
Voyant Communications LLC 3,062.92
West Central Mn Petroleum LLC 3,766.00
Wells Fargo Business Credit 3,857.09
Ziegler, Inc 2,465.70
Other Vendors 127 49,125.92
GRAND TOTAL 465,009.89
To adopt Resolution 18-83 approving a gambling permit. Motion carried.
To set the preliminary levy at $27,240,300.00. Motion carried.
To set the Budget Hearing date for 6:30 p.m. on November 29th, 2018 in the County Board Room. Motion carried.
To allow the Auditor/Treasurer to increase the 2018 budgets as follows using the 2017 excess fund balance: Auditor/Treasurer- $95,748.09, Central Services- $175,000.00, Coordinator- $112,433.43, Facilities Maintenance- $61,141.00, Veterans- $28,492.00 and Community Services- $21,418.47 and to transfer $21,418.47 from the General Fund to Community Services. Motion carried.
The Board took a break from 10:30 a.m. to 10:39 a.m.
Heather Schlangen, County Coordinator, shared the Board summary of conclusions regarding Department Head performance evaluations. All evaluations were satisfactory.
To accept the evaluation from TRAID setting the Strategic Finance Accounting Analysts at grade 11, effective September 24, 2018. Motion carried.
To accept the evaluation from TRAID setting the new Assistant Auditor/Treasurer Finance Director position at grade 16. Motion carried.
To adopt Resolution 18-84 to amend the establishment of a Solid Waste service fee. Motion carried.
To increase the Courthouse Meeting Room fee to $200 per day effective January 1, 2019, and implement a $10.00 fee increase each year thereafter, until modified. Motion carried.
To appoint Commissioner Meyer and Commissioner Rapp to the interview committee for the Assistant Facilities Director position and allow a per diem. Motion carried.
To adopt Resolution 18-85 approving a donation request of $500.00 from Gaylord F. Beck to be used for the Douglas County Sheriff's Honor Guard. Motion carried.
To adopt Resolution 18-86 approving a donation request of $150.00 from Michael S. Roelofs to be used for the Douglas County Sheriff's Honor Guard. Motion carried.
To adjourn the meeting at 11:22 a.m. Motion carried.