Publish April 14, 2021
The Board of Commissioners in and for the County of Douglas, State of Minnesota, met in Regular Session this 2nd day of March 2021. The full text is available for public inspection in the County Auditor/Treasurer’s Office.
To approve the agenda with revisions. Motion carried.
To approve minutes of the February 16, 2021 Regular Meeting, as submitted. Motion carried.
To adopt Resolution 21-33 supporting the application for local road improvement program funding for 50th Avenue SE Reconstruction and Alexandria Township. Motion carried.
To approve advertising for bids for liquid calcium chloride application. Motion carried.
To approve advertising for bids for pavement markings. Motion carried.
To approve the bid from Astech in the amount of $24,200 for 2021 seal coating for Central Lakes State Trail from Garfield to Osakis. Motion carried.
To approve filling temporary (40 hour per week) seasonal positions (3 parks, 1 highway maintenance) at Public Works. Motion carried.
To approve the following Disposal Hauler License:
• Dakota Rolloff Service, LLC.; 3410 39th St S; Fargo, ND 58104
To approve the following Excavator Licenses:
• Brundell Landscaping, Inc.; 4600 County Road 73 NE; Alexandria, MN 56308
• D's Construction & Remodeling, LLC.; 13420 Co Rd 3 NE; Miltona, MN 56354
• Glacial Lakes Landscaping; 429 6th Ave SE; Glenwood, MN 56334
• J & J Dirt Works; 29500 291st Ave; Browerville, MN 56348
• JK Landscape Construction, LLC.; 19512 Hubble Rd; Clearwater, MN 55320
• Krippner Trucking and Excavating; 10915 County Road 148; Kimball, MN 55353
• Landscapes Design and Installation; 5266 Birchwood Ct NW; Alexandria, MN 56308
• Lee Tiling & Excavating, Inc.; 4957 Co Rd 55 NW; Evansville, MN 56326
• Mayers Excavating, Inc.; 37264 County Road 13; Melrose, MN 56352
• Riley Bros. Construction Inc.; 46369 208th St; Morris, MN 56267
• Rosengren Lawncare & Landscaping, LLC.; 2720 County Rd 120 NE; Alexandria, MN 56308
• RT Seasonal Services; 2611 Liberty Rd NE; Alexandria, MN 56308
• Ted Eckel Construction, LLC.; 14800 Walnut Lane NE; Miltona, MN 56354
• Turf and Grounds Landscaping; PO Box 531; Alexandria, MN 56308
• Wagner Company, Inc.; 13999 County Road 11; Herman, MN 56248
To approve the following Sign Erection/Maintenance License:
• Lamar Advertising; 1025 Rook Road; Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
To approve the preliminary plat - Stor Smart North Second Addition with conditions. Motion carried.
To approve the conditional use permit for Klimek Family Properties Inc. with conditions. Motion carried.
To approve the conditional use permit for Matthew Meyers with conditions. Motion carried.
To approve the conditional use permit for Timothy P Boesl Etal with conditions. Motion carried.
To approve the Douglas County 2020 Annual Feedlot Report to the MN Pollution Control Agency. Motion carried.
To adopt Resolution 21-34 to submit the Sauk River Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan to the Minnesota Board of Water & Soil Resources. Motion carried.
To approve entering into a contract with Douglas SWCD for temporary, part-time administrative and educational support services not to exceed a total of 500 hours. Motion carried.
To approve Law Enforcement Contracts for Carlos, Miltona, and Evansville. Motion carried.
The County Board took a break from 10:00 a.m. to 10:08 a.m.
To approve filling to fill a full time Eligibility Worker vacancy and any subsequent vacancies. Motion carried.
To approve filling to fill a full time Social Worker vacancy and any subsequent vacancies. Motion carried.
To adopt Resolution 21-35 regarding lawful gambling activity. Motion carried.
To approve the penalty & interest abatement requested on the following nine parcels for total abatement of $4,077.23. (Parcels #21-0099-320; #21-0099-370; #63-0533-000; #63-0669-015; #63-1538-000; #63-1923-000; #63-2031-000; #63-2205-000; #63-2407-000). Motion carried.
To pay bills in the amount of $1,173,693.08 as follows:
VENDOR NAME COUNT AMOUNT
OTHER VENDORS 343
A & E PLUMBING & HEATING INC
ALEXANDRIA LIGHT & POWER
ALEXANDRIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS COMMUNITY ED $10,000.00
ALOMERE HEALTH PLAZA
ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LLC
ANOKA COUNTY TREASURY OFFICE $6,850.00
ARAMARK SERVICES INC
CENTRAL MN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER $2,490.00
CITY OF ST CLOUD $11,399.92
COMPASS MINERALS AMERICA INC. $33,886.24
DOUGLAS CO AREA TRAILS ASSN $36,043.68
DOUGLAS CO CHILDREN'S MH COLLABORATIVE $79,228.00
DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS $27,590.00
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES $24,134.94
DIRKS-BLEM FUNERAL SERVICE
DOUGLAS COUNTY ATTORNEY
DOUGLAS COUNTY AUDITOR-TREASURER $2,868.31
DOUGLAS COUNTY DAC
ENTERPRISE FLEET MANAGEMENT TRUST $23,980.74
FRONTIER PRECISION INC
FARMERS UNION OIL CO
FARSTAD OIL, INC $15,384.53
G & R CONTROLS, INC
HORIZON PUBLIC HEALTH
KRONOS SAASHR INC $5,030.83
LAKELAND MENTAL HEALTH CENTER $125,112.50
LAKES AREA STONE MASONRY LLC $2,951.00
LUBE-TECH & PARTNERS LLC
LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICE OF MINNESOTA $24,070.50
LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF MN $3,098.25
MARCO TECHNOLOGIES LLC
MARTINSON SNOW SERVICES LLC $5,709.52
MENDED FAMILY SERVICES LLC
MINNESOTA DEPT OF REVENUE
MN DEPT OF FINANCE
MN DEPT OF REVENUE
MORRIS ELECTRONICS INC
MSOP-MN SEX OFFENDER PROG-462 $15,228.75
NEXUS-KINDRED FAMILY HEALING $7,908.09
ODYSSEY STEEL & TRIM
OTTERTAIL POWER COMPANY
PITNEY BOWES $7,000.00
PITNEY BOWES, INC $2,217.00
PRAIRIE LAKES YOUTH PROGRAMS $16,013.69
PRAIRIE ST JOHN'S LLC
PRESBYTERIAN FAMILY FOUNDATION (PFF) $2,748.48
RAINBOW RIDER TRANSIT
REGENCY MIDWEST VENTURES
RICE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
RURAL MINNESOTA CEP INC
ST PETER RTC-472 $7,728.00
SWARTZ BROTHERS ASSOCIATES, INC $3,000.00
VALLEY LAKE BOYS HOME INC
VIKINGLAND COMMUNITY SUPPORT PROGRAM,INC $7,000.00
VILLAGE RANCH INC $14,499.61
WEST CENTRAL MN PETROLEUM LLC $20,262.42
GRAND TOTAL $1,173,696.08
To approve a business relief grant for JG Haircare LLC dba Fantastic Sams, Alexandria in the amount of $15,000 and to approve the revised transfer of funds as approved on February 16, 2021 to utilize $265,707.80 of 2019 excess fund balance for the business relief grants and transfer the remaining 2019 excess fund balance from the general fund in the amount of $65,841.20 to capital projects for existing or future projects. Motion carried.
To assign Commissioner Larson to the Early Childhood Initiative and make those meetings per diem eligible. Motion carried.
To accept the County Commissioner Reports including the results of the information gathering or liaison activities; confirming the matters before the board necessitates the committee activity; and such activities has been authorized by the full county board. This motion also authorizes payment of such per diem and travel reimbursement as that individual Commissioners is authorized for, for in performing such duties as requested by completion of the per diem/travel voucher submitted. Motion carried.
To set the Joint City County Special Meeting date for 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 22, 2021 at City Hall. Motion carried.
To approve promoting Jill Frisell from Assistant Auditor/Treasurer/Finance Director to the Finance Director (Department Head), effective 2/27/2021. Motion carried.
To adjourn the meeting at 10:37 a.m. Motion carried.