PROCEEDINGS OF THE COUNTY BOARD

 State of Minnesota 

County of Kanabec

Office of the County Coordinator

Synopsis of the County Board Minutes of 10/5/21 in pursuance of M.S.375.12 Subd.1.

1. The Kanabec County Board of Commissioners met at 9 a.m. on 10/5/21 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 amended.

3. Carried unanimously to approve the 9/21/21 minutes as presented. 

4. Carried unanimously to approve the following paid claims:

Vendor                                                          Amount

Health Partners                                               6,448.00

Kanabec Co Aud HRA                                     47,382.00

Kwik Trip                                                      11,107.37

MN Dept of Finance                                          7,768.00

MNPEIP                                                       161,941.14

Quadient                                                         4,076.02

Spire                                                               8,277.01

Sun Life                                                           4,058.69

The Hartford                                                     2,234.08

Verizon                                                            3,574.75

16 claims < $2,000 were paid from the Revenue Fund   9,728.69

                                        26 Claims Totaling: $266,595.75 

5. Carried unanimously to recess the meeting at 9:06 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 appoint Farrah Gajewski as the pre-designated substitute Home Care Administrator.

8. Carried unanimously to apply for the Youth E-Cigarette Prevention and Cessation Grant.

9. Carried unanimously to approve an agreement with Bemidji State University for Internship Training.

10. Carried unanimously to approve the payment of 77 claims totaling $41,309.18 on Community Health Funds.

11. Carried unanimously to adjourn Community Health Board at 9:33 a.m. and to meet again on 11/2/21 at 9:05 a.m.

12. Carried unanimously to approve an agreement with HR Green for Broadband Feasibility Study Consulting Services. 

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

                                          Revenue Funds

Vendor                                                                 Amount 

Accurate Controls                                                 149,524.77

City of Mora                                                           41,200.80

DKN Construction                                                     5,880.00

Quadient                                                                 2,086.20

U of M                                                                   18,814.00

Summit Food Svc Mgmt                                            3,878.77

Tierney                                                                    3,143.91

64 claims < $2,000 were paid from the Revenue Fund    24,527.84

                                                                               $249,056.29 

                                        Road & Bridge

Vendor                                                                       Amount

MN Dept of Transportation                                            2,359.34

Trueman Welters                                                         2,496.02

Wiarcom                                                                     3,606.50

Brock White Co                                                          11,037.00

Conequip Parts & Eqpt                                                 23,600.00

Contech Engineered                                                    27,712.00

Knife River                                                               144,788.93

Northern Lines Contracting                                      1,265,718.21

23 claims < $2,000 were paid from the R&B Fund           9,893.43

                                                                           $1,491,211.43 

14. Carried unanimously to approve the following claims on SCORE Funds:  Waste Mgmt $1,212.65, Quality Disposal $3,845, Arthur Twp $500.

15. Carried unanimously to accept the quote of $14,250 by SHI for replacement of the battery backup system.

16. Carried unanimously to approve a contract with Anoka Co for juvenile detention services.

17. Carried unanimously to approve the proposed revisions to Personnel Policy P-106 as presented.

18. Carried unanimously to approve an agreement with The Hartford for employee life insurance.

19. Carried unanimously to approve the repurchase request for Parcel 12.02455.00.

10:39 a.m. – The Chairperson called for public comment.  Those that responded included:  Jeff Hamme, comments regarding development within shorelands.  Ron Peterson, comments regarding statements made by Co Engineer during a recent Board of Adjustments hearing.

10:46 a.m. – The Chairperson closed public comment.

20. Carried unanimously to enter into a grant agreement with the MN Dept of Public Safety for traffic safety enforcement projects.

21. Carried unanimously to accept the quote of $785 per event by Premier Outdoor Services for snow removal.

22. Carried unanimously to accept the final payment of $40,609.64 for KCP 21-08-Graveling.

23. Carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 12:16 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 Nov. 4, 2021

 

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