Douglas County Board of Commissioners

Tuesday, Aug. 18

9 a.m. Call to order, approve agenda, approve draft minutes from Aug. 4 regular meeting

9:05 a.m. Brenda Brittin, director, Rainbow Rider

1. 2021 Rainbow Rider budget requests - informational

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2. Revised Rainbow Rider Board joint powers agreement - action

9:20 a.m. Dave Rush, Land and Resource director

1. Licenses – action

2. Final plat: Serenity Cove first addition – action

3. Approve sending environmental planning technician to Land Use/Stormwater for Valuation – action

9:30 a.m. Tim Erickson, Public Works director

1. Resolution - Vacating excess county highway right-of-way - action

9:35 a.m. Heather Schlangen, county coordinator

1. Douglas County's 2020 MCIT Dividend - informational

2. 2021 PrimeHealth plan monthly premiums - action

9:40 a.m. Board

1. Internal requests

a. Resolution - Set 2021 commissioner salary and per diem - action

b. Resolution - Set 2021 county attorney salary - action

c. Resolution - Set 2021 auditor/treasurer salary - action

d. Resolution - Set 2021 county recorder salary - action

e. Resolution - Set 2021 sheriff salary - action

f. Set 2021 mileage rate - action

g. Resolution - 2021 wage grid for non-represented job classifications - action

2. 822 Douglas St. building - action

3. Minnesota Speed Test Initiative - informational

4. Other upcoming meetings for commissioners? Per diem eligible? Advertising needed? – action

10:05 a.m. Items from the floor

10:06 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. Closed session: The meeting will be closed as permitted by Minnesota Statutes Section13D.05, Subd 3(c) to discuss offer relating to the county’s possible purchase of Pilgrim Point Camp on Lake Ida in Ida Township, a portion of Lot 5, Section 13, Township 129, Range 38, Ac 12.52 and Lot 1, Ex. 3 Ac, Section 24, Township 129, Range 38, Ac 33.52.

10:45 a.m. Char Rosenow, auditor treasurer

1. Bills - action

2. CARES Act request process - action

3. Budget items for consideration - action

4. City of Evansville TIF - informational

11:14 a.m. Adjourn

11:15 a.m. Break

Work session

12 p.m. West Central MN Communities Action, Inc.

1. 2021 Appropriations request - informational

12:15 p.m. Jerry Haggenmiller, district coordinator, Douglas Soil and Water Conservation District

1. 2021 Appropriation request and local water levy - informational

12:30 p.m. Erin Smith, director, Viking Library System

1. 2021 Appropriations request - informational

12:45 p.m. Nicole Fernholz, director, Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission

1. 2021 Appropriations request - informational

1 p.m. Break

1:10 p.m. Brittany N. Johnson, Douglas County Historical Society

1. 2021 Appropriations request - informational

1:25 p.m. Tara Bitzan, Director, Alexandria Chamber of Commerce

1. 2021 Appropriations request - informational

1:40 p.m. Wendy Hyatt, Executive Director, Central Minnesota Elder Network

1. 2021 Appropriations request - informational

1:55 p.m. Break

2:05 p.m. Steve Henry, Douglas County Lake Association

1. 2021 Budget request - Water Quality Legacy Fund - informational

2:20 p.m. Christin Klimek, director, Lakes Area Humane Society

1. 2021 Lakes Area Humane Society budget request - informational

2:35 p.m. Brad Brejcha, Douglas County Ag Association, Fair Board

1. 2021 Appropriations request - informational

This agenda is preliminary as of Aug. 12, 2020 and is subject to change.