August 5

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Chairman Peterson called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m., with the following members present:
Commissioners Wilhelm, Reynolds, Oslin, and Tellinghuisen.
Approve the agenda as amended. (Wilhelm, Oslin; 5-0)
Approve the following consent agenda items: Approve Minutes of 7/15/14 Board Meeting; Review of
Auditors Warrants; Submittal of Financial Report for June 2014; Adopt Resolution No.: 8-05-14-1,
Accepting Donations and Gifts for 2nd quarter 2014; Revise the descriptions for the positions of Program
Coordinator, Recreation Director, Deputy Sheriff, and Transport/Court Security Deputy to list a valid drivers license as a requirement of the position; Agree to refund 2008 Bond series in 2015, closer to the
2016 refunding call date; Submittal of various monthly office reports; Submittal of Jail Reports for June
2014; Award contract SP 048-591-004, SRTS 4814(228), to West Branch Construction Co., as the lowest responsible bidder in the amount of $216,398.30, contingent upon approval of the Contractor meeting the
DBE requirements established in the bid documents, and authorize execution of the contract; Submittal of
Annual Disclosure of Tax Increment Districts for the Year Ended December 31, 2013 for the City of
Onamia; Approve temporary three-day Liquor License to Rum River Trail Association for the Outlaw
Grass Drag Event on August 22-24, 2014 in Princeton Township, as approved by the township board.
(Wilhelm, Reynolds; 5-0)
Authorize the purchase of an A770 Bobcat All-Wheel Steer Loader (iT4) from Crawfords Equipment in
Cambridge, MN, through the Minnesota Cooperative Purchase Venture (State Bid) for the cost of $52,281.54, and to retain the New Holland Skid Loader, which the new loader will be replacing, for the rest of its useful life. (Oslin, Wilhelm; 5-0)
Accept the FY15 Operational Enhancement Grant from the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs for the total amount of $10,000, and to authorize execution of the grant. (Tellinghuisen, Reynolds; 5-0)
Authorize the County Engineer to proceed with repair of the failed roadside slope on CSAH 13 on a time and material basis without requiring formal bids. (Oslin, Wilhelm; 5-0)
Direct staff to install horse-drawn vehicle signage in the nine locations recommended. (Tellinghuisen, Reynolds; 2-2) Cmsr Wilhelm abstained. The motion failed.
Adjourn the meeting at 9:23 a.m. (Oslin, Wilhelm; 5-0)
Roxy Traxler,
County Administrator
Phil Peterson,
County Board Chairman
Published in the
Mille Lacs County Times
August 28, 2014

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