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Public Notice: Commissioners Meeting August 13

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 6:00pm

Public Notice

Publish September 4, 2013

DOUGLAS COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

REGULAR SESSION

AUGUST 13, 2013

The Board of Commissioners in and for the County of Douglas, State of Minnesota, met in Regular Session this 13th day of August, 2013. Following is a summary of actions taken at that meeting. The full text is available for public inspection in the County Auditor/Treasurer’s office.

To approve the agenda with additions. Motion carried.

The Board Chair approved minutes of the July 23rd, 2013 Regular Board meeting as submitted.

To approve Sandy Tubbs’ request to fill a full time Staff Nurse vacancy in her department. Motion carried.

To approve Sandy Tubbs’ request to purchase a 2013 Chrysler 200 Touring (with trade-in) from Juettner Motors in the amount of $18,000.39. Motion carried.

To accept July Hospice donations in the amount of $114.00 as presented by Sandy Tubbs. Motion carried.

To acknowledge payment of July Public Health bills as follows:

Warrants 13049 through 13118 and manual warrants 8000025 through 8000027 in the amount of $158,932.71.

Vendor Name - Count - Amount

American Solutions for Business - 2,991.16

Bethany Home - 11,517.41

City of Alexandria - 8,000.00

Coldwater Software, Inc. - 13,003.26

Commissioner of Finance, Treasury Divisi - 3,900.00

Douglas County Auditor-Treasurer - 5,403.12

Douglas County Social Services - 2,425.76

Echo Press - 6,470.50

Galeon - 15,545.43

Grant County Herald - 2,853.20

Insty-Prints - 2,816.41

Invitation Health Institute - 5,600.00

Jake's Bikes - 2,197.77

Knute Nelson Memorial Home - 12,447.06

KRXA-AM - 6,775.00

Outcome Resources, LLC - 3,138.21

Oxcyon Inc - 5,000.00

Supporting Hands Nurse Family Partnershp - 14,625.74

Other Vendors - 70 - 34,222.68

Grand Total - 158,932.71

Motion carried.

To adopt Resolution 13-43 regarding the classification and sale of tax forfeited property. Motion carried.

To adopt Resolution 13-44 regarding the classification and sale of tax forfeited property. Motion carried.

To approve the abatement for Leighton and Elaine Brown parcel number 27-2085-000 for taxes levied in 2012 and payable in 2013. Motion carried.

To adopt Resolution 13-45 approving a gambling permit. Motion carried.

To pay bills in the amount of $733,094.39 as follows:

Vendor Name - Count - Amount

A'viands, LLC - 13,571.72

AAA Striping Service Company - 3,448.80

Alexandria Light & Power - 30,201.66

Caterpillar Financial Services - 2,835.92

Central Specialties Inc - 36,396.39

Computer Professionals Unlimitd - 4,813.05

Contegrity Group Inc - 3,233.15

Centerpoint Energy - 2,631.99

Douglas County Auditor-Treasurer - 5,401.74

Douglas County Public Works - 16,759.65

Farmers Union Oil - 2,611.60

Flint Trading, Inc - 2,680.56

G & R Controls, Inc - 7,860.00

Granite Electronics - 4,378.00

H & R Tire Service - 11,887.39

Hancock Concrete Product, LLC - 7,633.88

Hartford-Priority Accounts/The - 3,908.70

Hilltop Lumber - 2,377.26

Hegg Law Office - 6,435.00

Information Systems Corp - 9,084.38

Johnson Controls Inc - 2,106.11

Kindred Family Services - 2,549.44

Lee Tiling & Excavating, Inc - 16,240.94

Lee Asphalt & Paving, Inc/Mark - 9,613.79

Mend Correctional Care, LLC - 12,601.85

Minnesota Dept of Revenue - 87,206.18

Minnesota Life - 3,988.27

MN Dept of Revenue - 87,450.16

Motorola - 144,997.06

Marco - 2,955.02

Metlife - Group Benefits - 8,566.16

Mike's Car Wash - 3,458.20

Minnesota Official Marriage System - 4,500.00

Napa Auto Parts - 2,508.19

Omni Rail Products Inc - 31,816.64

Oxcyon Inc - 15,500.00

Regents of the University of Minnesota - 3,328.20

Ruffridge-Johnson Equipment - 6,198.75

Steussy Diesel, Inc - 5,269.26

Spectrum Marketing Services - 2,878.73

Trimin Systems, Inc - 6,891.47

Twin City Filter Service, Inc - 4,702.17

Truenorth Steel - 3,152.81

Verizon Wireless - 2,314.98

West Central MN Petroleum LLC - 11,321.20

Whiting/Doug - 2,467.44

Zayo Enterprise Networks - 2,482.80

Other Vendors - 183 - 67,877.73

Grand Total - 733,094.39

Motion carried.

To approve Mr. Woods’ request to fill an Office Support Specialist vacancy. Motion carried.

To approve Mr. Woods’ request to send an employee to the United Council on Welfare Fraud Conference in Des Moines, IA in September. This employee has received a scholarship to offset costs. Motion carried.

To acknowledge payment of Social Services bills for the month of July, 2013 as follows:

Warrant - Amount

215903-215903 - $200.00

215904-215969 - $310,729.98

215970-216006 - $4,989.56

216007-216045 - $64,284.00

216046-216046 - $178.00

216047-216116 - $26,801.19

216117-216184 - $7,343.00

216185-216185 - $255.00

216186-216187 - $102.00

216188-216188 - $52.00

216189-216189 - $5,000.00

Total - $419,934.73

Vendor Name - Count - Amount

Alexandria Opportunity Center - 57,996.11

Anderson Funeral Home LLC - 6,400.00

Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center - 2,925.00

Catholic Charities - 17,307.60

Community Education - District 206 - 3,247.00

Department of Human Services - 34,535.14

Dept of Human Services-mec2 - 6,639.00

Douglas County Attorney - 6,743.23

Douglas County Auditor-Treasurer - 3,474.66

Douglas County Developmental - 12,208.25

Jorgenson/Jennifer - 2,059.97

Kidspeace Mesabi Academy - 8,497.50

Kindred Family Services - 2,139.00

Lakeland Mental Health Center - 58,618.00

Lutheran Social Services of MN - 7,182.07

McMahon Counseling & Consultation Svcs - 12,225.00

Meridian Services Inc - 2,379.22

MSOP-MN Sex Offender prog-462 - 24,857.50

New Beginnings - 3,314.52

Oxcyon Inc - 5,000.00

Prairie Community Services - 5,711.20

Prairie Lakes Youth Programs - 11,700.00

Productive Alternatives Inc - 5,109.36

REM Central Lakes Inc - 5,124.36

Rule 36 Limited Partnership of Duluth - 3,100.00

Rural Minnesota CEP Inc - 11,935.15

Sayre/Marsha - 4,872.31

St Peter RTC-472 - 3,373.30

Vikingland Community Support - 4,207.33

Wings Family Supportive Services - 12,833.00

Other Vendors - 255 - 74,219.95

Grand Total - $419,934.73

Motion carried.

To accept the recommendation of the Planning Commission and grant approval for the Wahtomin Shores Prop Assoc to build a picnic pavilion on an outlot as presented. Motion carried.

Jerry Haggenmiller, Douglas County Soil and Water Conservation District, appeared to present his 2014 budget request.

Commissioner Johnson discussed the Pomme de Terre River Association 2014 budget.

To adopt Resolution 13-46 – Local Bridge Replacement Program (LBRP) grant agreement. Motion carried.

To direct Mr. Anderson to monitor CD #9 and if any problems arise take care of them when identified. Motion carried.

To approve FEMA’s request for temporary office space through the end of November, 2013. Motion carried.

To approve the recommendations from Public Employment HR Consulting for one newly created and three existing positions in the Auditor/Treasurer’s office. Motion carried.

To approve the following appointments to the Security Committee as recommended by the Board Chair and County Coordinator: Commissioner Johnson, Sandy Tubbs, Heather Schlangen, Steve Ziemer, Brent Birkeland, Chad Larson as well as a representative from Sheriff’s office, Police department and Fire department. Motion carried.

To approve Angie Steele’s request to fill a License Clerk vacancy. Motion carried.

At 10:28 a.m. the Chair adjourned the meeting.

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