August 27, 2019 – BOARD AGENDA



Aitkin Public Library



                          9:00   1)   Anne Marcotte, County Board Chair

                  A)  Call to Order

                  B)  Pledge of Allegiance

                  C)  Board of Commissioners Meeting Procedure

                  D)  Approval of Agenda


  9:00         E)  Health & Human Services (see separate HHS agenda)


10:00               Break


10:10         F)   Citizens’ Public Comment – Comments from visitors must be informational in

                        nature and not exceed (5) minutes per person.  The County Board generally will

                        not engage in a discussion or debate in those five minutes but will take the

                        information and find answers if that is appropriate.  As part of the County Board

                        protocol, it is unacceptable for any speaker to slander or engage in character

                        assassination at a public Board meeting.


                                    2)         Consent Agenda – All items on the Consent Agenda are considered to be

                                                routine and have been made available to the County Board at least two days

                                                prior to the meeting; the items will be enacted by one motion. There will be no

                                                separate discussion of these items unless a Board member or citizen so

                                                requests, in which event the item will be removed from this Agenda and

                                                considered under separate motion.


                              A)  Correspondence File August 13, 2019 to August 26, 2019

                              B)  Approve August 13, 2019 County Board Minutes

                              C)  Approve Electronic Funds Transfers

                              D)  Approve Commissioner Warrants

                              E)  Approve Auditor Warrants – July Sales & Use Tax

                              F)   Approve July Manual Warrants

                              G)  Approve Out of State Travel – Sheriff’s Office

                                          H)  Adopt Resolution: Vacant Land Purchase for Fairgrounds

                                           I)   Adopt Resolution: County VSO Operational Enhancement Grant

                                          J)   Adopt Resolution: Accept Donation to STS

                                          K)  Adopt Resolution: Final Contract Payment – Contract No. 20184

                                          L)   Approve 2020 East Central Regional Library Budget


                        10:12   3)   Jessica Seibert, County Administrator

                                          A) Introduce Lynne Jacobs, CARE Director


                        10:20   4)   Cynthia Bennett, Health & Human Services Director

                                          A)  Proposed 2020 Health & Human Services Budget Presentation


                        10:50   5)   Bobbie Danielson, HR Director

                                          A)  Accept Consultant’s Recommendation for Assistant Highway Maintenance Supervisor


                        10:55   6)   John Welle, County Engineer

                                          A)  Proposed 2020 Highway Department Budget Presentation


                        11:35   7)   Jessica Seibert, County Administrator

                                          A)  2020 Legislative Policy Discussion

                                          B)  County Administrator Updates


                        11:50   8)   Committee Updates


                  12:20         Adjourn   



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