For the record: 5.3.22

What's coming up for the Douglas County Board of Commissioners

EP County Government.jpg
Douglas County Courthouse
Lowell Anderson

Douglas County Board of Commissioners
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, May 3
Location: Douglas County Administration Building Board Room, 821 Cedar St., Alexandria

9 a.m. Call to order, approve agenda, approve minutes of April 19 regular meeting
9:01 a.m. Board and Alexandria City Council conversation: Welcome and introductions of county commissioners, city council, and staff

County Commission items
9:06 a.m. Two-mile radius - informational
9:16 a.m. Deer hunting in city limits - informational
9:26 a.m. Chronic wasting disease - informational
9:36 a.m. Bowfishing in city limits - informational
9:46 a.m. 18th Avenue - informational
9:56 a.m. Roundabout Nokomis - informational
10:06 a.m. Break

City Council items
10:16 a.m. County library long-range plan - informational
10:26 a.m. Road extension near Fairgrounds and County Public Works Facility - informational
10:36 a.m. Sales tax for road improvements - informational
10:46 a.m. ARPA funds - informational
10:56 a.m. Redistricting - informational
11:06 a.m. Break

11:16 a.m. Peter Klein, St. Paul Port Authority, vice president


  1. Resolution 22-39 - Joint Powers Agreement with Port Authority of the City of St. Paul Property Assessed Clean Energy Program (MinnPACE) - action
  2. The Rune - MinnPACE special assessment and petition agreement - action

11:26 a.m. Chad Larson, county attorney

  1. Request to fill full-time assistant attorney position - action

11:28 a.m. Heather Schlangen, county coordinator

  1. Approve technical writer valuation - action

11:33 a.m. Troy Wolbersen, sheriff

  1. Resolution 22-40 - Donation from MSA for Honor Guard - action
  2. Resolution 22-41 - Donation from Kiwanis Club for D. A. R. E. - action

11:38 a.m. Mary Skillings, county recorder

  1. Request to fill 60% deputy recorder position - action

11:40 a.m. Laurie Bond, Community Human Services director

  1. Accept TRIAD donation(s) - action

11:41 a.m. Jacob Turner, Veteran Service Officer

  1. Redesignation of Conference Room 7 - action
  2. Request for unpaid leave of absence - action

11:51 a.m. David Rush, Land and Resource director

  1. Licenses
  2. Rezoning – DA Investments LLC - action
  3. Preliminary plat – Henry Fuhrman Meadow Addition - action
  4. Aquatic Invasive Species Plant Survey report - informational
  5. Contract with Blue Water Science for AIS plant surveys - action
  6. Tabled amendment to Harmony Hills restrictive covenants - action

12:21 p.m. Vicki Doehling, auditor/treasurer


  1. Resolution 22 - Gambling permit for Lake Miltona Association - action
  2. 3.2% beer and wine/strong beer licenses - Hardwood Hills Golf Course - action

12:23 p.m. Jill Frisell, finance director

  1. Bills - action

12:24 p.m. Break

12:30 p.m. Tim Erickson, Public Works director and county engineer

  1. Award bids: 2022 chloride - action
  2. Approve 2022 drainage & ag report - action

12:32 p.m. Board

  1. Resolution 22: PrimeWest as Minnesota Senior Health Options/Minnesota Senior Care+ and Special Needs Basic Care health plan - action
  2. Per diems - action

These items are as of Wednesday, April 27, and are subject to change.

What To Read Next
Bettermann was a staunch conservative voice for rural Minnesota and was an organizer for the local Tea Party that was formed in 2010.
Sixth-grader Collin Aber took first place after correctly spelling "lustrum" and "cuirass."
Migration is the most dangerous thing a bird does, and if they can find open water and food in Minnesota, they'll stay.