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Public Notice: Commissioners Meeting November 26, 2013

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 6:02pm

Public Notice

Publish December 11, 2013

DOUGLAS COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

REGULAR SESSION

NOVEMBER 26, 2013

The Board of Commissioners in and for the County of Douglas, State of Minnesota, met in Regular Session this 26th day of November, 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.

To approve minutes of the November 12th, 2013 Regular Board Meeting and the November 12th, 2013 Budget Meeting as submitted. Motion carried.

To approve a Habitat Easement from Gwendolyn K. Lillemon and Greg Lillemon as presented by Cheri Sloneker, U S Fish and Wildlife Service. Motion carried.

To pay bills in the amount of $434,352.15 as follows:

Vendor Name - Count - Amount

A'viands, LLC - 7,863.56

Accurate Controls, Inc - 10,832.00

AAA Striping Service Company - 15,838.90

Alexandria Light & Power - 20,794.14

Association of Minnesota Counties - 2,100.00

Bargen Incorporated - 20,995.00

Bethany Home - 22,789.42

Central Specialties Inc - 16,979.04

Computer Specialists Unlimited - 3,740.61

Centerpoint Energy - 6,457.55

Community Enhancement & Organizing - 3,172.00

Douglas County Hospital - 4,359.28

Douglas County Public Works - 17,263.80

Envirotech Services, Inc - 8,957.72

Echo Press - 5,781.78

Galeon - 4,237.59

Hegg Law Office - 4,192.50

Keeprs Inc - 8,167.25

Knute Nelson Memorial Home - 12,752.70

Lee Asphalt & Paving, Inc/Mark - 2,522.49

Minnesota Dept of Transportation - 3,741.56

Morical Brothers Inc - 32,927.50

Marco, Inc. - 2,975.20

Metro Group, Inc/The - 2,299.98

North American Salt Company - 13,860.37

North Homes Children & Family Services - 3,073.34

Outcome Resources, LLC - 3,518.62

Oxcyon Inc - 8,500.00

Pitney Bowes - 7,000.00

Pro Staff - 2,806.63

rRanger-GM - 63,190.14

Uniforms Unlimited - 6,005.81

West Central MN Task Force - 5,000.00

West Central Regional Juv Ctr - 15,933.75

Zayo Enterprise Networks - 2,464.73

Other Vendors - 137 - 61,257.19

Grand Total - 434,352.15

Motion carried.

To adopt Resolution 13-60 approving a gambling permit. Motion carried.

To approve the abatement for Christopher J. Johnson parcel number 60-0211-000 for taxes levied in 2012, payable in 2013. Motion carried.

To approve the engagement letter with CliftonLarsonAllen for 2013 auditing services. Motion carried.

To approve Char Rosenow's request to designate $25,000 of the dividend check to the general fund to be used for a LEAN budget and the remaining $275,201 be transferred to the capital projects fund for future needs. Motion carried.

To approve the request from Osakis Township for reimbursement in the amount of $5,338.25 from the Park Dedication funds for Osakis Township for work done on the trail access on Bird Lake Road. Motion carried.

To approve the 2014 Administration and Consultation Services Agreement with Supporting Hands Nurse Family Partnership as presented by Sandy Tubbs. Motion carried.

To acknowledge payment of Public Health bills for the month of October, 2013 as follows:

Warrants 13271 - through 13353 and manual warrants 8000030 through 8000032 in the amount of $140,415.39.

Vendor Name - Count - Amount

Alexandria Clinic - 2,300.00

Bethany Home - 19,757.97

City of Elbow Lake - 5,000.00

Coldwater Software, Inc. - 13,962.50

Community Enhancement & Rrganizing - 5,000.00

Dell Marketing L.P. - 9,433.79

Douglas County Auditor-Treasurer - 3,389.83

Douglas County Social Services - 2,871.05

Galeon - 2,352.37

Juettner Motors - 8,881.92

Knute Nelson Memorial Home - 4,244.98

Olson/Andrea H - 2,000.00

Outcome Resources, LLC - 6,296.29

Rice Home Medical LLC - 2,704.78

Supporting Hands Nurse Family Partnershp - 14,625.74

Trale, Inc. - 3,995.00

Walgreens Infusion Services 241 - 2,148.64

Other Vendors - 82 - 31,450.53

Grand Total - 140,415.39

Motion carried.

To accept Public Health donations for October, 2013 in the amount of $2,203. Motion carried.

To accept a donation from the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 936 in the amount of $224.12 to be used to provide housing at a local hotel for homeless veterans. Motion carried.

To accept the donation from Sheriff's office employees in the amount of $1,190 to be designated for the fitness room. Motion carried.

To approve the 2013 Emergency Performance Grant as presented by Troy Wolbersen. Motion carried.

To approve Mr. Woods' request for the closure of two beds at Community Memorial Home of Osakis. Motion carried.

To approve the Rainbow Rider contract as presented by Mike Woods. Motion carried.

To approve the Excavator/Landscaper license for Brogard Plumbing, Heating & Excavating. Motion carried.

To approve the 2014 Disposal Hauler license for Long Prairie Sanitation, Inc. Motion carried.

To approve the 2014 Sign Erection and Maintenance License for Quick Signs of Willmar. Motion carried.

To accept the recommendation of the Planning Commission and approve the Preliminary Plat of Blackwell Bay with conditions. Motion carried.

To accept the recommendation of the Planning Commission and approve the Preliminary Plat of Kraemer's Estates as presented. Motion carried.

To accept the recommendation of the Planning Commission and approve the Preliminary Plat of 4th Addition to Jim's South Side with one condition. Motion carried.

To accept the recommendation of the Planning Commission and approve the Conditional Use Permit for Alcuin and Cathy Marthaler parcel number 48-0037-000 to allow an off premise 32 sq ft (4' x 8') sign with one condition. Motion carried.

To accept the recommendation of the Planning Commission and approve the Conditional Use Permit for Jerome A. and Joyce M. Klimek parcel number 51-0288-000 to allow an off premise 32 sq ft (4' x 8') sign with one condition. Motion carried.

To accept the recommendation of the Planning Commission and approve the conditional use permit for Ricky and Amy Marthaler parcel number 51-0349-000 to allow a one station beauty salon in existing dwelling with a sign with conditions. Motion carried.

To accept the recommendation of the Planning Commission and approve the Conditional Use Permit for Mike Hoium parcel number 18-0114-000 to allow a temporary second dwelling during construction of a new dwelling with conditions. Motion carried.

To accept the recommendation of the Planning Commission and approve the Conditional Use Permit for Jeremy Spaeth parcel number 24-0926-820 to allow a mobile auto glass business with no outdoor storage with conditions. Motion carried.

To accept the recommendation of the Planning Commission and approve the Conditional Use Permit for David Cook parcel number 24-0851-000 to allow 100% credit for pervious pavers with an approved stormwater plan with conditions. Motion carried.

To accept the recommendation of the Planning Commission and approve the Conditional Use Permit for Jack and Ashley Lelwica parcel number 33-0010-000 to allow a dog boarding business with 19 kennels, dog training and retail sales of dog accessories with a sign with conditions. Motion carried.

To approve the Final Plat of Carlberg Addition. Motion carried.

By consensus the Board allowed Mr. Rush to solicit quotes for department vehicles.

The Board chair appointed Commissioner Stratton, Chad Larson, Dave Rush and Les Zimmerman to sit on a committee to work on definitions in the Zoning Ordinance related to dwellings and family. Les Zimmerman will appoint another member to sit on the committee.

The Chair adjourned the meeting at 10:49 a.m.

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