Publish October 2, 2013
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
The Board of Commissioners in and for the County of Douglas, State of Minnesota, met in Regular Session this 10th day of September, 2013. Following is a summary of actions taken at that meeting. The full text is available for public inspection in the County Auditor/Treasurers office.
To approve agenda with changes. Motion carried.
To approve minutes of the August 27th, 2013 Regular Board meeting as submitted. Motion carried.
To approve Keith Albertsens request to place a Senior Staff Appraiser trainee on Step 6 of Grade 6. Motion carried.
To pay bills in the amount of $1,904,556.52 as follows:
Vendor Name - County - Amount
A & E Plumbing & Heating Inc - 3,130.47
A'viands, LLC - 8,344.67
Alexandria Light & Power - 15,760.45
Buetow 2 Architects, Inc - 16,800.00
Caterpillar Financial Services - 2,835.92
Central Specialties Inc - 1,262,573.56
Computer Professionals Unlimitd - 4,854.05
Centerpoint Energy - 2,240.27
Cliftonlarsonallen - 25,680.00
Design Electric - 92,734.25
Douglas County Auditor-Treasurer - 4,309.97
Douglas County Developmental - 3,252.33
Envirotech Services, Inc - 170,196.40
Geo-Comm, Inc - 12,041.47
Hilltop Lumber - 2,370.98
Hegg Law Office - 3,157.50
Just/Alden - 14,228.55
Kubesh/Gene - 5,970.00
Midwest Communityplanning, LLC - 10,000.00
Minnesota Dept of Revenue - 61,512.27
Minnesota Office of Enterprise Technolog - 3,400.00
MN Dept of Revenue - 77,843.33
Morris Electronics Inc - 6,239.77
Ramsey County - 3,203.00
Regents of the University of Minnesota - 3,238.94
Ruffridge-Johnson Equipment - 6,198.75
Stein's, Inc - 2,198.38
Sunrise Specialty Contracting, Inc - 2,700.00
Shutter's Tire & Auto Inc - 2,138.24
Waldorf Excavating/Dwayne - 9,755.00
West Central MN Petroleum LLC - 16,551.47
Whiting/Doug - 2,556.86
Other Vendors - 154 - 46,539.67
Grand Total - 1,904,556.52
To adopt Resolution 13-49 regarding the sale of tax forfeited lands. Motion carried.
To set the 2013 preliminary levy at $26,655,090. Motion carried.
By consensus, the annual Budget Hearing was scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 5th at the Public Works department.
To approve the Memorandum of Agreement between Douglas County and Alexandria Township as submitted by Dave Robley. Motion carried.
To adopt Resolution 13-50 revoking County Road 85. Motion carried.
By consensus the Road Tour was scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 1st at the Public Works Department.
To adopt Resolution 13-51 supporting the Lake Brophy Park project. Motion carried.
To approve Dave Rushs request to fill a Technician vacancy in his office. Motion carried.
To approve the Excavator/Landscaper licenses as presented by Dave Rush. Motion carried.
To approve the final plat of Grandpas Place 5th Addition as presented. Motion carried.
To approve the final plat of Jacobsen Addition as presented. Motion carried.
To approve the plat correction to Waldeland Addition as presented by Dave Rush. Motion carried.
To approve Sandy Tubbs request to hire a Public Health Nurse at Step 2 of Grade 9. Motion carried.
To accept Hospice donations for the month of August, 2013 in the amount of $3,591.23 as presented by Sandy Tubbs. Motion carried.
To acknowledge payment of Public Health bills for the month of August, 2013 as follows:
Warrants 13119 through 13188 and manual warrant number 8000028 in the amount of $187,740.20 are hereby authorized.
Vendor Name - Count - Amount
Alexandria Area YMCA - 3,000.00
Bethany Home - 54,192.09
Community Health Info Collaborative - 19,950.00
Champ Software, Inc - 8,993.34
Coldwater Software, Inc. - 15,028.75
Community Health Info Collaborative - 7,575.00
Creative Impact Design - 2,291.05
Douglas County Auditor-Treasurer - 2,553.09
Douglas County Hospital - 2,913.08
Douglas County Social Services - 2,303.57
Galeon - 3,818.91
Juettner Motors - 13,009.84
Knute Nelson Memorial Home - 2,338.73
Lutheran Social Service - 2,479.70
Midwest Wellness Initiatives - 5,000.00
Outcome Resources, LLC - 8,328.56
Regional Fitness Center - 3,500.00
Other Vendors - 69 - 30,464.49
Grand Total - 187,740.20
To approve hiring an 80% Transport Officer and vehicle in the Sheriffs department. Cost will be shared between Social Services and the Sheriffs office. Motion carried.
To approve modification to the Milestones Contract as presented by Mike Woods. Motion carried.
To adopt the following Domestic Violence proclamation. Motion carried.
To acknowledge payment of Social Services bills for the month of August, 2013 as follows:
Warrants - Amount
216190-219190 - $54.72
216191-216193 - $516.50
216194-216244 - $6,108.51
216245-216272 - $16,027.74
216273-216328 - $205,996.96
216329-216391 - $24,228.44
216392-216458 - $7,028.30
TOTAL - $259,961.17
Vendor Name - Count - Amount
Alexandria Opportunity Center - 13,310.48
Anderson Funeral Home LLC - 3,283.75
Blue Cross-Blue Shield of MN - 4,884.00
Catholic Charities - 13,827.02
Central Mn Mental Health Ctr - 2,275.00
Douglas County Auditor-Treasurer - 3,685.40
Douglas County Developmental - 6,234.00
Graff/Shannon or James - 2,434.10
Houg/Patty or Wade - 3,060.01
Kidspeace Mesabi Academy - 8,780.75
Kindred Family Services - 2,303.92
Lakeland Mental Health Center - 47,500.00
Lutheran Social Services of MN - 8,789.77
Msop-Mn Sex Offender Prog-462 - 12,225.00
Okerlund/Erin or Leslie - 2,842.80
Prairie Community Services - 2,335.54
Prairie Lakes Youth Programs - 7,995.00
Productive Alternatives Inc - 13,944.64
REM Central Lakes Inc - 6,609.32
Rural Minnesota CEP Inc - 16,061.66
Sayre/Marsha - 5,885.30
Vikingland Community Support - 4,207.33
West Central Regional Juv Ctr - 3,410.00
Other Vendors - 246 - 64,076.38
Grand Total - $259,961.17
The Board acknowledged an invitation from Alex City Council to attend a joint work session at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, September 23rd in the City Council Chambers at City Hall.
At 10:38 a.m. the Chair adjourned the meeting.