PROCEEDINGS OF THE COUNTY BOARD

State of Minnesota 

County of Kanabec

Office of the County Coordinator

Synopsis of the County Board Minutes of 8/18/20 in pursuance of M.S.375.12 Subd.1.

1. The Kanabec County Board of Commissioners met at 9 a.m. on 8/18/20 pursuant to adjournment with the following Board members present:  Gene Anderson, Kathi Ellis, Dennis McNally, Craig Smith, and Les Nielsen.

2. Carried unanimously to approve the agenda as presented.

3. Carried unanimously to approve the 7/21/20 minutes as presented.

4. Carried unanimously to approve the following paid claims:

Vendor                                                               Amount

Ann Lake Twp                                                      3,312.21

Ford Twp                                                             2,402.59

Hinckley-Finlayson Schools                                    4,138.72

Kroschel Twp                                                        2,696.26

Kwik Trip                                                              6,433.43

MN Dept of Finance                                               6,733.00

Mora Public Schools                                               2,859.62

Ogilvie Public Schools                                            3,285.92

Pomroy Twp                                                          2,249.04

Quadient                                                              4,220.00

Spire                                                                    4,601.21

The Hartford                                                          2,186.26

Verizon                                                                  4,469.97

19 claims < $2,000 were paid from the Revenue Fund  7,944.56

                                                                             $57,532.79 

5. Carried unanimously to recess the Board Meeting at 9:10 a.m. to a time immediately following the Family Services Board.

6. Carried unanimously to approve the Family Services Board Agenda as presented.

7. Carried unanimously to approve hiring a Full Time Case Aide.

8. Carried unanimously to hire a Full Time Social Worker.

9. Carried unanimously to appoint the following individuals to the HHS Advisory Committee:  Diane Bankers, Kathy Belsheim, Bob Benes, Kathy Burski, Lindy Crawford, Jenny Danielson, Kathi Ellis, Randy Hall, Steve Hansberry, Chuck Hurd, Les Nielsen, Desi Panek, Carol Peterson, Charlie Strickland Jr., Dan Voce.

10. Carried unanimously to appoint Steve Hansberry as the chairperson to the HHS Advisory Committee.

11. Carried unanimously to approve a contract with Charlene Gabrielson for custody evaluations.

12. Carried unanimously to approve the payment of 93 claims totaling $146,654.78 on Welfare Funds.

13. Carried unanimously to adjourn Family Services Board at 9:37 a.m.

14. Carried unanimously to hire a Full Time Nursing Supervisor.

15. Carried unanimously to hire a Full Time Certified Public Health Nurse.

16. Carried unanimously to approve the expenditure request of the Cares Act Government Committee up to $249,460.

17. Carried unanimously to approve the following claims on the funds indicated:

                                           Revenue Fund

Vendor                                                                  Amount 

Advanaced Correctional Healthcare                           17,257.83

FBG                                                                         6,410.24

Health Partners                                                         6,499.68

Kanabec Co Soil & Water                                          12,336.00

MNCCC                                                                   17,832.58

SHAH Software                                                        26,840.00

Summit Food Svc Mgmt                                              7,451.54

Ziegler                                                                      6,479.48

80 claims < $2,000 were paid from the Revenue Fund  25,655.98

                                                                             $126,763.33

                                         Road & Bridge 

Vendor                                                                  Amount

BuckleyII                                                                3,299.08

Envirotech Svcs                                                     15,947.28

Little Falls Machine                                                   2,838.50

Newman Traffic Signs                                              16,396.36

18 claims < $2,000 were paid from the R&B Fund        8,824.66

                                                                             $47,305.88

                                  COVID & CARES Act Claims

Vendor                                                                     Amount 

Kanabec Co Aud-Treas                                              300,000.00

Mora Food Pantry                                                       16,240.09

4 claims < $2,000 were paid from the COVID & CARES Act Fund   497.05

                                                                                        $316,737.14

18. Carried unanimously to rescind Res #10 – 7/21/20.

19. Carried unanimously to approve the Veterans Operational Grant for FY21.

20. Carried unanimously to appoint Tina Von Eschen, Karen McClellan, and Katie Koenings to the MCIS board.

10:20 a.m. – The Board took a 10 minute break.

10:30 a.m. – The Board reconvened.  

10:30 a.m. – The Chairperson called for public comment three times.  None responded.

10:32 a.m. – The Chairperson closed public comment.

21. Carried unanimously to approve the change of the effective date for the liquor license for Mauer Fish Lake Restaurant & Bar.

22. Carried unanimously to approve an agreement with Clifton Larson Allen for services 2019-2021.

23. Carried unanimously to hire a Full Time HEO II.

24. Carried unanimously to close the meeting at 12:08 p.m.

25. Carried unanimously to reopen the meeting at 12:27 p.m.

26. Carried unanimously to close the meeting at 12:27 p.m.

27. Carried unanimously to reopen the meeting at 12:32 p.m.

28. Carried unanimously to conduct an appraisal of the property at 330 Forest Ave E.

29. Carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 12:33 p.m.

For further information please contact the Kanabec County Coordinator’s Office at 679-6440 or see our website at www.kanabeccounty.org

Published in the Kanabec County Times Sept. 17, 2020

 

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