PROCEEDINGS OF THE COUNTY BOARD

 State of Minnesota      

County of Kanabec

Office of the County Coordinator

Synopsis of the County Board Minutes of 12/7/21 in pursuance of M.S.375.12 Subd.1.

1. The Kanabec County Board of Commissioners met at 9 a.m. on 12/7/21 pursuant to adjournment with the following board members present:  Gene Anderson, Rick Mattson, Dennis McNally, Craig Smith, Les Nielsen.

2. Carried unanimously to approve the agenda as presented.

3. Carried unanimously to approve the following paid claims:

Vendor                                                        Amount

Ann Lake Twp                                             3,988.05

Arthur Twp                                                11,528.47

Braham Public Schools                               24,616.79

Brunswick Twp                                          12,407.84

City of Mora                                              17,733.85

City of Ogilvie - Clerk                                  2,979.05

Comfort Twp                                             11,567.01

ECE                                                            2,026.77

East Central School District                           5,219.08

Ford Twp                                                     6,008.98

Grass Lake Twp                                          11,548.11

Haybrook Twp                                              4,119.82

Health Partners                                            6,173.34

Hillman Twp                                                 4,238.42

Hinckely-Finlayson Schools                            8,696.44

Isle Public Schools                                        3,560.50

Kanabec Co                                                12,429.70

Kanabec Co Aud-Treas                                 17,221.60

Kanabec Twp                                                8,408.47

Knife Lake Twp                                              5,290.89

Kroschel Twp                                                 2,782.17

MN Energy Resources                                     9,885.97

MNPEIP                                                     148,507.72

Mora Motor Vehicle                                         3,593.19

Mora Municipal Utilities                                  12,784.83

Mora Public Schools                                     211,916.82

Ogilvie Public Schools                                    61,329.70

Peace Twp                                                      5,161.01

Pomroy Twp                                                  10,880.83

Quadient                                                        2,500.00

Southfork Twp                                                6,000.73

Sun Life Financial                                            3,923.23

The Hartford                                                   2,121.66

Verizon                                                           2,366.81

Whited Twp                                                     4,141.26

19 Claims < $2,000 were paid from the Revenue Fund    14,116.37

                                                                        $681,775.48 

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

                                          Revenue Fund

Vendor                                                                     Amount 

Accurate Controls                                                   55,164.15

Advanced Corr. Healthcare                                      33,205.01

CW Technology                                                        9,000.00

DataWorks Plus                                                        2,388.23

HR Green                                                                 4,661.53

Kanabec Co Family Services                                       5,640.00

Kanabec Publications                                                 2,371.16

Summit Food Svc Mgmt                                           11,567.21

Tierney                                                                   15,786.60

Trimin Systems                                                        25,438.00

82 Claims < $2,000 were paid from the Revenue Fund   32,791.06

                                                                              $198,012.95 

                                        Road & Bridge Fund

Vendor                                                                   Amount

Astech Asphalt                                                      426,433.59

East Central Energy                                                 10,200.00

Knife River Corp                                                      62,438.67

MN Paving & Materials                                                2,640.60

Morton Salt                                                               3,635.92

North Country GM                                                     54,510.64

Northern Lines Contracting                                       154,627.28

22 Claims < $2,000 were paid from the R&B Fund        10,342.14

                                                                              $724,828.84

5. Carried unanimously to recess the meeting at 9:09 a.m. to a time immediately following the Community Health Board.

6. Carried unanimously to approve the Community Health Board agenda as presented.

7. Carried unanimously to sign the MN Encounter Alert Service Multi-Party Participation and Subscription Agreement. 

8. Carried unanimously to approve a consent agenda including approval of the following annual contracts:  Health Dimensions Rehab, Lighthouse, Randall Bostrom, and Welia Health.

9. Carried unanimously to approve the payment of 82 claims totaling $25,624.62 on Community Health Funds.

10. Carried unanimously to adjourn Community Health Board at 9:22 a.m.

11. Carried unanimously to approve the amendment of the South Country Health Alliance JPA.

12. Carried unanimously to approve the minutes of 11/16/21 & 11/23/21 as amended.

13. Carried unanimously to sponsor the Kanabec Co EDA for membership to MCIT.

14. Mattson introduced a motion to direct the Co Coordinator to move forward with the statutorily defined process of appointing the Co Recorder.  Nielsen seconded and the following voted:  IN FAVOR:  Mattson, McNally, Smith, Nielsen.  OPPOSED:  Anderson.  The motion passed.

15. Carried unanimously to approve the Co Recorder Employment Agreement as amended.

10:28 a.m. – The Chairperson called for public comment three times.  None responded.

10:30 a.m. – The Chairperson closed public comment.

16. Carried unanimously to approve payment of the following claims on SCORE Funds:  Waste Mgmt $887.62, Quality Disposal $3,967.40, Arthur Twp $500.

17. Anderson motioned to approve the expenditures as presented using ARPA Funds.  Nielsen seconded and the following voted:  IN FAVOR:  Anderson, Nielsen.  OPPOSED:  Mattson, McNally, Smith.  The motion failed.

18. Carried unanimously to approve the expenditures as amended using ARPA Funds.

19. McNally introduced a motion to approve Ord. #11 with changes to section 3.2.3.  Mattson seconded and the following voted:  IN FAVOR:  Mattson, McNally.  OPPOSED:  Anderson, Smith, Nielsen.  The motion failed.

20. Carried unanimously to accept the high bid of $758.94 by Dustin Stradal for the purchase of tax forfeit parcel #24.00305.00.

21. Carried unanimously to close the meeting at 11:48 a.m.

22. Carried unanimously return to open session at 12:28 p.m.

23. Carried unanimously to recess the meeting at 12:39 p.m.

To view the official minutes in their entirety, please contact the Kanabec County Coordinator’s Office at 320-679-6440 or visit our website at www.kanabeccounty.org

Published in the Kanabec County Times Jan. 13, 2022

 

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