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COUNCIL MEETING AS POSTED BECKER COUNTY BO – Detroit Lakes Tribune

ByWillie M. Evans

Apr 10, 2022

COUNCIL MEETING AS POSTED BECKER COUNTY COUNCIL OF COMMISSIONERS DATE: TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2022, 8:15 a.m. LOCATION: Council Chambers, Courthouse Agenda/Minutes: Called to order by the Chair of Knutson Council. Commissioners Present: Knutson, Nelson, Grimsley and Vareberg, County Administrator Pat Oman and Minutes Clerk Amanda Pachel Absent: Commissioner Okeson Oath of Allegiance Confirmation of Agenda – Add Sheriff #4 – Sale of Unused Metal Detectors, #3 Environmental Services – Resolution #03-22-2M, and closed session after Becker County Soil & Water – to discuss labor relations strategy regarding Local Court #320 from the Minnesota Teamsters Public Employees Union, contact with social services. Minutes – moved and seconded to approve the minutes of March 1, 2022, with requested changes (Grimsley, Nelson) adopted. Commissioners: Open forum: No one was present. Reports and Correspondence: Reports were provided on the following meetings: Commissioner Nelson: Courthouse Committee, Dunton Locks Structure and Roads Committee Commissioner Knutson: Courthouse Committee, Assessors Committee and Environmental Services Committee Commissioner Vareberg: No report has been submitted at this time. Commissioner Grimsley: Social Services Committee Commissioner Okeson: Absent Appointment: There were none. County Administrator: Presented by Pat Oman Report – PRWS Appointment at next Board Meeting, WRWD – Collaboration with Clearwater County, Becker County Museum – 2nd State Payment, Feasibility Study – Boiler and Human Services Building Finance Committee Minutes: Moved by Mary Hendrickson Motion to approve Resolution #03-22-2L – County Attorney – Out of State Travel Request – NDAA Sexual Assault Training (Nelson, Vareberg) passed. Regular claims and auditor mandates and more than 90 days: 03/01/2022 in the amount of $315,365.22, 03/08/2022 in the amount of $51,115.25 Total of 66,480.47 $ over 90 days: Beug’s Ace Hardware as of $29.99, invoice just issued. Lunde Blade & Gravel dated 12/01/2021 in the amount of $834.00, invoice just handed over. Morris Electronics dated 12/21/2021 for $640.00, invoice just delivered. Napa Central dated 10/2021 to 12/2021 in the amount of $52.00, invoice just given. Pro West & Assoc. dated 11/19/2021 in the amount of $3,528.12, invoice just delivered. Seaberg Oil Co. dated 10/21/2021 for $1,244.75, invoice just delivered. SnoDepot dated 11/16/2021 for $150.00, invoice just delivered. Towmaster dated 11/03/2021 for $238.05, invoice just delivered. Trophy House dated 08/18/2021 in the amount of $64.00, invoice just delivered. claims over 90 days (Nelson, Vareberg) carried. Auditor – Treasurer: presented by Mary Hendrickson License and Permit: Motion to approve 3.2 Combined sale on/off sale – Renewal for Two Inlets Country Store – Susan Hoslers – Two Inlets Township (Grimsley, Vareberg) passed. Motion to approve the sale of wine and strong beer (including Sundays) – Renewal for Two Inlets Country Store – Susan Hosler – Two Inlets Township (Grimsley, Vareberg) passed. Motion to approve for sale (including Sundays) – Renewals for Detroit Country Club – Sam Rufer, President – Lakeview Township and Cormorant Pub – Gretchen Hunter – Cormorant Township (Grimsley, Nelson) passed. Motion to Approve Off-Sale Sale – Renewal for 4 Corners – Joshua Swangler – Township of Erie (Grimsley, Nelson) passed. Motion to approve sale of club – Cormorant Lakes Sportsman’s Club Renewal – Lorry Zaeske – Cormorant Township (Nelson, Grimsley) passed. Motion to approve resolution #03-22-2A – Cormorant Lions Club, for the August 20, 2022 draw at the Cormorant Community Center in Cormorant Township (Nelson, Grimsley) carried. Motion to schedule a public hearing for the new off-sale liquor license for Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 9:05 a.m. for Smokey Resort LLC dba Jack Pines Resort (Grimsley, Nelson) passed. Motion to approve Resolution #03-22-2G – Acceptance of VEGA-3 Election Equipment Grant (Nelson, Grimsley) carried. Human Services: Presented by Denise Warren Staff Query: Motion to approve resolution #03-22-2F – to hire a full-time Child Support Enforcement Assistant (CS SEA) (Grimsley, Vareberg) adopted. Motion to approve addenda: Solutions Behavioral Health, Lakeland Mental Health and Lutheran Social Services (Grimsley, Vareberg) passed. Motion to Approve Social Services Claims for Social Services, Public Health and Transit (Grimsley, Vareberg) passed. Information Technology: Presented by Stacie White Motion to approve the purchase of 21 laptop computers, 46 desktop computers and 13 docking stations in the amount of $70,057.00 (Nelson, Vareberg). Motion to approve the purchase of 3 Eaton UPS units in the amount of $4,850.02 (Nelson, Vareberg) carried. Motion to approve the purchase of 4 x 48-port Extreme 5420M switches for $27,662.00 (Nelson, Vareberg) carried. Motion to approve annual renewal of LogMeIn Central Base 500 in the amount of $3,214.66 (Nelson, Grimsley) passed. Appraiser: presented by Lisa Will Acknowledge the change in seasonal working hours for appraisers (appraisers only) for 2022 was reviewed by the Board. Highway: moved by Jim Olson Motion to approve resolution #03-22-2C – Final Project Acceptance – Mountain Lake Trail (Nelson, Grimsley) carried. Motion to authorize County Administrator to sign contract with The Real Estate Company (Nelson, Grimsley) passed. The Highways Department received a paving award from the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Concrete Paving Association for their project on South Washington Avenue from Willow Street to West Lake Drive in the roundabout category. These awards are given annually to the best projects built the previous year (2021). Human Resources: Moved by Amy Rissmann Motion to approve Band Emergency Manager/Deputy Sheriff and C41-2 rank (Vareberg, Nelson) carried. Sheriff: presented by Todd Glander Staffing Requests: Motion to approve resolution #03-22-2J – to hire a full-time emergency manager/deputy sheriff (Nelson, Vareberg) passed. Motion to approve the sale of 2 teams – Mid-State Auto Auction (Nelson, Vareberg) carried. Motion to approve Burlington Northern (Nelson, Vareberg) gas mask grant application passed. Motion to approve the sale or disposal of 2 unused metal detectors (Nelson, Vareberg) carried. Since last Friday, the train derailment has been completely cleaned up. Land Use/Environmental Services: Moved by Steve Skoog Staff Requests Motion to approve resolution #03-22-2D – to hire a part-time solid waste clerk (Nelson, Vareberg) carried. Motion to approve Resolution #03-22-2E – to hire a part-time office support person (Nelson, Vareberg) carried. Motion to approve resolution #03-22-2H – to hire a full time recycling truck driver (Nelson, Vareberg) passed. Motion to approve resolution #03-22-2I – Purchasing Service Agreement with Howards Driveway for used asphalt shingles (Vareberg, Nelson) carried. Motion to approve resolution #03-22-2M – Supersede resolution #01-22-1J – Designated Recycling Expansion Funds (MRF) (Nelson, Vareberg) carried. Parks and Recreation Motion to approve Resolution No. 03-22-2B – Dunton Locks VFW Shelter Redevelopment Project – MNR Outdoor Recreation Grant Application (Nelson, Vareberg) passed. Economic Development Authority: Moved by Guy Fisher Motion to table changes to child care start-up grant guidelines (Grimsley, Vareberg) passed. Becker Soil and Water Conservation District: Moved by Bryan Malone Motion to table resolution #03-22-2K – Crow Wing River One Watershed, One Plan Project in Becker County (Nelson, Vareberg) carried . Motion to go into closed session to discuss labor relations strategy regarding Minnesota Teamsters Public Employees Union Local Court No. 320, Human Services Contract. (Grimsley, Nelson) raised to 10:05 a.m. Motion out of camera (Nelson, Grimsley) passed at 10:27 a.m. With no further business, Chairman Knutson adjourned the meeting at 10:27 a.m./s/ County Administrator Pat Oman /s/ Larry Knutson Chairman of the Board (April 10, 2022) 51104