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Public Notice Publish April 27, 2022 The

Public Notice Publish April 27, 2022 The Board of Commissioners in and for the County of Douglas, State of Minnesota, met in Regular Session this 5th day of April 2022. The full text is available for public inspection in the County Auditor/Treasurer’s Office. To approve the agenda with revisions. Motion carried. Larson joined the meeting at 9:02 a.m. To approve minutes of the March 15, 2022, Regular Meeting, as submitted. Motion carried. To open the Public Hearing at 9:04 a.m. regarding the County Commissioner Redistricting Plan. Motion carried. No comments from the public. To close the Public Hearing at 9:11 a.m. Motion carried. To adopt Resolution 22-27 for adoption of County Commissioner Districts. Motion carried. To approve Taylor Heald/Country Blossom Farm’s application for a Consumption and Display Permit for a family wedding to be held on June 11, 2022. Motion carried. To approve the following renewals for liquor, beer, and wine licenses with the condition of satisfactory completion of application for license renewal and recommendation for approval by the County Sheriff and County Attorney. Motion carried. To adopt Resolution 22-28 regarding lawful gambling for United Way of Douglas & Pope Counties. Motion carried. To adopt Resolution 22-29 regarding lawful gambling for Minnesota School Bus Operators Association. Motion carried. To adopt Resolution 22-30 regarding lawful gambling for NWTF Leaf Valley Tom’s Chapter. Motion carried. In compliance with Minnesota Statutes, Section 13D.05, Subdivision 3(a), the County Coordinator reported hat the Closed Sessions held on March 15, 2022, resulted in the satisfactory performance evaluations of all the appointed Department Heads. To approve the Personnel Policy changes (Health Care Savings Plan participation for four elected officials and updates to the Lactation Policy) as presented by Heather Schlangen, County Coordinator. Motion carried. To adopt the Courthouse conference room fee schedule, annual increases, policies/procedures except to exclude afterhours use, due to staffing, for the Administration Building conference rooms. Motion carried. To approve filling a full time Building Maintenance II position and any subsequent vacancies. Motion carried. To approve changing the public fingerprinting fee from $10/person to $20/person. Motion carried. To adopt Resolution 22-31 supporting the grant application for the 2021 State of Minnesota Federal Boating Safety Supplemental Equipment Grant Agreement. Motion carried. To approve Resolution 22-32 accepting the donation of Two Hundred Fifty and no/100 Dollars ($250.00) from the Minnesota Sheriff’s Association to be used for the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard. Motion carried. To proclaim Douglas County’s support of Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April 2022 and strongly urge the citizens and businesses of Douglas County to observe Distracted Driving Awareness Month by practicing safe driving behaviors and pledging to drive distraction-free. Motion carried. Crystal Hoepner with Horizon Public Health provided information to the Board on Towards Zero Deaths (TZD) Safe Communities Coalition & Local Traffic Safety Initiatives. To approve the request to fill the vacancy of an Assessment/Property Records/Tax Specialist and any subsequent vacancies. Motion carried. To approve the out of state travel request for Dawn Dailey to attend the National Library Association - Association of Rural and Small Libraries conference in Chattanooga, TN on September 13-18, 2022. $1000.00 grant was received to defray the expenses for the event. Motion carried. Dawn Dailey, Library Director, provided an update to the Board on a $5000.00 grant received from the Minnesota Department of Education for a workforce corner (for those seeking jobs) in the Library. To approve filling the Office Support Specialist, two (2) Social Worker vacancies, and all subsequent vacancies. Motion carried. To approve the Region 4 South Mental Health Consortium Bylaws, as presented by Laurie Bonds, Community Human Services Director. Motion carried. To approve Resolution 22-33 supporting the grant application for the 2021 Emergency Management Performance Grant. Motion carried. Julie Anderson, Emergency Management Director, announced Severe Weather Awareness week. The County Board took a break from 9:57 a.m. to 10:06 a.m. To approve advertising for 2022 Chloride bids. Motion carried. To approve filling the Maintenance Worker vacancy and all subsequent vacancies, as presented by Tim Erickson, Public Works Director. Motion carried. To approve the contract with Kimley-Horn for Roundabout Design, approximately in the amount of $350,811.32, as presented by Tim Erickson, Public Works Director. Motion carried. To approve selling excess equipment: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Double Cab, to LaGrande Township in the amount of $37,259.00. Motion carried. To allow Tim Erickson, Public Works Director, to search and negotiate for property containing a used or active gravel pit. Motion carried. To approve setting 911 address signing rates to $35.00 per sign/post. Motion carried. To accept the change order to revise the structural roof detail at the Brophy Park Visitor’s Center from Cross Laminated Timber System to a West Dek Panel System at a deduct of $12,000. Motion carried. To deny the change order (PR 02) for masonry changes at the Brophy Park Visitor Center and stay with the standard face block. Motion carried. To approve Resolution 22-34 accepting the donation of $15,000.00 from Kiwanis Club of Alexandria for Brophy Park. Motion carried. To approve Tim Erickson, Public Works Director, to obtain pricing to repave the Library parking lot. Motion carried. To approve the following Excavator/Landscaper licenses: • Al Hanson Excavating; 10429 St Hwy 27 W; Alexandria, MN 56308 • B & S Excavating, Inc.; PO Box 66; Belgrade, MN 56312 • Braaten Masonry; 21547 State Highway 104; Glenwood, MN 56334 • Brown Excavating, Inc.; 20030 190th St; Glenwood, MN 56334 • Charles Olson Excavating, LLC.; 24471 W Abercrombie Trail NW; Evansville, MN 56326 • H & H Landscaping; 20081 River Rd NW; Evansville, MN 56326 • Ilgen Excavating, Inc.; 90 Sinclair Lewis Ave; Sauk Centre, MN 56378 • J. Austin Construction; 15996 93RD Ave; Kimball, MN 55353 • Landscape Impressions, Inc.; PO Box 786; Alexandria, MN 56308 • Precision Landscape & Irrigation, LLC.; 102 County Highway 1; Ottertail, MN 56571 • Rockwood Landscape Co. DBA Rockwood Landscape Company; 1201 Mosquito Ln SW; Alexandria, MN 56308 • SF Excavating; 12572 273rd Ave; Dalton, MN 56324 • Steven Hvezda; 25800 110th St; Lowry, MN 56349 • Tanner’s Mowing and More, LLC.; 2511 Darling Dr NW; Alexandria, MN 56308 • Waldvogel Excavating; 6540 Waldvogel Rd NE; Nelson, MN 56355 • Tanner’s Mowing and More, LLC.; 2511 Darling Dr NW; Alexandria, MN 56308 Motion carried. To approve Preliminary Plat – Bobmike Meadow {18-0654-000} with conditions. Motion carried. To approve Preliminary Plat – Berns Addition {27-0678-000} with conditions. Motion carried. To approve Preliminary Plat – Hertwig Point First Addition {42-0350-426 and 42-0350-431} with conditions. Motion carried. To approve Preliminary Plat – Longview Estates {51-0370-100; 51-0370-200 and 51-0382-150} with conditions. Motion carried. To approve Conditional Use Permit – Justin S Hvezda {45-0535-680}. Motion carried. To approve the Douglas County 2021 Annual Feedlot Report to the MN Pollution Control Agency. Motion carried. The Board asked Dave Rush, Land and Resource Management Director, to inquire with the township on questions regarding the Harmony Hills plat/covenants and to report back at the next Regular Board Meeting. To pay bills in the amount of $1,202,805.17 as follows: VENDOR NAME COUNT AMOUNT OTHER VENDORS 209 $92,547.34 A & A DRYWALL LLC $5,343.94 ACCURATE CONTROLS INC $9,136.82 ACT*SOTA CONFERENCE $2,958.11 ALEXANDRIA ELECTRIC $4,010.41 ALEXANDRIA LIGHT & POWER $126,107.09 ALOMERE HEALTH $5,126.16 AMAZON.COM $2,340.22 ANOKA COUNTY TREASURY OFFICE $4,600.00 APPLIED CONCEPTS INC $5,966.00 ARAMARK SERVICES INC $33,219.01 ARNQUIST CARPETSPLUS COLORTILE $11,457.11 ARVIG $ 25,000.00 AXON ENTERPRISE INC $2,163.03 BEST WESTERN KELLY INN ST. CLOUD $2,155.30 BLUE WATER SCIENCE $35,120.00 BROCK WHITE COMPANY $32,386.17 CENTERPOINT ENERGY $29,097.35 CENTRAL MN DOOR SERVICE LLC $17,700.00 CENTRAL SUSPENSIONS INC. $4,817.69 CHAPPELL CENTRAL, INC $10,491.80 CLIFTONLARSONALLEN, LLP $7,087.50 COLE PAPERS INC $4,200.08 COMPASS MINERALS AMERICA INC. $7,340.97 CONSTRUCTION SERVICES DIVERSIFIED, INC $4,992.00 CONTEGRITY GROUP INC $15,903.98 COUNTIES PROVIDING TECHNOLOGY $6,665.00 DAKOTA SUPPLY GROUP INC $3,970.00 DOUGLAS COUNTY AUDITOR-TREASURER $158,724.05 DOUGLAS COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS $13,660.95 DUTCHER LAW OFFICE LLC $2,715.92 ENTERPRISE FLEET MANAGEMENT TRUST $18,246.19 FARMERS UNION OIL CO $3,126.28 FARSTAD OIL, INC $28,079.06 GUNION PAINTING LLC $5,035.00 HEARTLAND GLASS COMPANY, INC. $12,767.05 HEGG LAW OFFICE $3,320.00 HORIZON PUBLIC HEALTH $63,015.75 HR GREEN, INC. $4,134.75 HVEZDA EXCAVATING $5,740.00 I.T. SOLUTIONS OF MINNESOTA LLC $5,376.00 JOHNSON CONTROLS INC $101,451.13 KRONOS SAASHR INC $5,650.54 LITTLE FALLS MACHINE, INC $5,971.14 MARCO TECHNOLOGIES LLC $4,683.70 MARTINSON SNOW SERVICES LLC $16,548.43 MEND CORRECTIONAL CARE LLC $15,060.36 MINNESOTA COUNTY ATTORNEYS ASSN $5,767.00 MINNESOTA REVENUE $3,971.48 MISSISSIPPI HEADWATERS BOARD $5,000.00 MN UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM $36,158.51 NEXUS-MILLE LACS FAMILY HEALING $7,404.60 NORTH CENTRAL CLEANERS $9,629.39 NORTH CENTRAL INTERNATIONAL OF ALEX LLC $3,712.20 NORTHWESTERN MN JUVENILE CENTER $6,614.00 OSAKIS CITY CLERK TREASURER $3,450.00 RWB EMERGENCY LIGHTING LLC $3,448.43 SJF MATERIAL HANDLING INC. $2,184.80 SUMMIT FIRE PROTECTION $6,950.68 THORNTON, DOLAN, BOWEN, KLECKER & BURKHAMMER $3,202.58 TIERNEY BROTHERS INC $5,365.68 WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA COMMUNITY ACTION $5,225.00 WEST CENTRAL MN PETROLEUM LLC $25,899.41 WEST CENTRAL REGIONAL JUV CTR $23,046.00 WIDSETH SMITH NOLTING & ASSC $50,000.00 ZIEGLER, INC $2,972.03 ZOHO CORPORATION $7,594.00 GRAND TOTAL $1,202,805.17 Motion carried. To approve filling the Strategic Finance Accounting Analyst Assistant, as soon as possible, and any subsequent vacancies that could result in the Finance Department. Motion carried. To approve the internal ARPA request for up to $5,400,000 to be used for Law Enforcement salary and fringe for the time period of 1/1/2022 through 12/31/2022. Motion carried. To direct Tim Erickson and Scott Green offer to the Douglas County Agricultural Association/Douglas County Fairboard to buy or swap for 3.69 acres West of the Public Works site. Motion carried. To approve SKYWARN Weather Spotter training, as per diem eligible, for Commissioners. 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. By censuses the meeting was adjourned at 11:50 a.m. 55246