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home : public notices : legals-article July 23, 2017

7/13/2017 10:34:00 AM
CHISAGO COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

(July 13, 2017)

The Chisago County Board of Commissioners met in regular session at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the Chisago County Government Center with the following Commissioners present:  Greene, McMahon, Montzka, Robinson.  Commissioner Walker was absent.  Also present:  County Attorney Janet Reiter, County Administrator Bruce Messelt, and Clerk of the Board Chase Burnham.  ABSENT: Walker.
 
The Chair called the meeting to order and led the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Commissioner McMahon offered a motion to approve the amended agenda.  Motion seconded by Greene and upon a vote being taken thereon, the motion carried as follows:  IN FAVOR THEREOF:  Greene, McMahon, Montzka, Robinson OPPOSED: None ABSENT: Walker.

On motion by Greene, seconded by McMahon, the Board moved to recess to the recessed Board of Appeal and Equalization.  The motion carried as follows: IN FAVOR THEREOF:  Greene, McMahon, Montzka, Robinson OPPOSED: None ABSENT: Walker.

On motion by Auditor/Treasurer Freed, seconded by Robinson the Board of Appeal and Equalization closed at 6:41 p.m.  The motion carried as follows: IN FAVOR THEREOF:  Greene, McMahon, Montzka, Robinson OPPOSED: None ABSENT: Walker.

The Chair opened the Road and Bridge Committee of the Whole at 6:41 p.m.

The Board was given updates on the following current projects of the Public Works Department from County Engineer Joe Triplett;  Hemmingway Ave/CSAH 14 in North Branch, CSAH 39 Bridge Design Contract, County Ditch Committee Update.  No action was taken.

On motion by McMahon, seconded by Robinson, the Board moved items 1 – 3 to the Consent Agenda. The motion carried as follows:   IN FAVOR THEREOF:  Greene, McMahon, Montzka, Robinson OPPOSED: None ABSENT: Walker.

On motion by McMahon, seconded by Greene, the Board moved to adjourn the Road and Bridge Committee at 6:55 p.m. The motion carried as follows:   IN FAVOR THEREOF:  Greene, McMahon, Montzka, Robinson OPPOSED: None ABSENT: Walker.
    
On motion by Greene, seconded by McMahon, the Board moved to approve the Consent Agenda.  The motion carried as follows:   IN FAVOR THEREOF:  Greene, McMahon, Montzka, Robinson OPPOSED: None ABSENT: Walker.

1.) Accept County Engineer's Report

2.) R & B Committee Recommendation – Prof. Service Agmt with Stonebrooke Engineering for CSAH 39 Bridge Replacement

3.) R & B Committee Recommendation – Award and Approval of CP 13-SPT-17 Sunrise Prairie Trail Resurfacing Project

4.) Authorize Payment of the County’s Warrants and Miscellaneous Bills

Bills Paid 6/12/2017 $551,833.69
Authorize Payment of County’s Warrants for HHS:

Prepared Check Date: 5/5/2017  
Amount: $81,356.21
Mail Date:
Type of Payment: County’s Warrants

Prepared Check Date: 5/5/2017    
Amount: $22,718.43
Mail Date: 5/17/2017
Type of Payment: Auditor’s Warrants

Lake Area Bank; Tracy Armistead; Sheriff; training; $75.00
Lake Area Bank; Matthew Beckman; Sheriff; training, supplies; $218.78
Lake Area Bank; Chase Burnham; Admin; supplies; $129.66
Lake Area Bank; Amy Chavez; Probation; supplies; $60.56
Lake Area Bank; Richard Duncan; Sheriff; conference, registration; $814.15
Lake Area Bank; Jon Eckel; MICS; conference, $423.40
Lake Area Bank; Dennis Freed; Auditor; supplies, conference; $216.65
Lake Area Bank; Tammy Johnson; HHS; supplies; $338.83
Lake Area Bank; Renee Kirchner; Human Resources; supplies; $811.01
Lake Area Bank; Tracy Krona; HHS; supplies; $262.01
Lake Area Bank; Bruce Messelt; Admin.; conference; $215.40
Lake Area Bank; Lori Olson; Sheriff; supplies; $10.75
Lake Area Bank; Kurt Schneider; ESD; supplies; $148.19
Lake Area Bank; Robert Shoemaker; Sheriff; supplies; $236.10
Lake Area Bank; Jon Thompson; Facilities; conference; $323.40

5.) Minutes from the June 7, 2017 Regular Meeting

6.) Acceptance of a Donation – Rush Lake Improvement Association

RESOLUTION NO. 17/0621-1
ACCEPTANCE OF DONATION BY CHISAGO COUNTY ON BEHALF OF THE RUSH LAKE
IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION

WHEREAS, the Chisago County Board of Commissioners adopted Resolution No. 060419-3 on April 19, 2006 which established a policy regarding the acceptance of gifts by Chisago County; and

WHEREAS, the Chisago County Attorney’s Office has received a donation from the Rush Lake Improvement Association and is requesting formal acceptance by the County Board of Commissioners;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Chisago County Board of Commissioners hereby accepts;

• $1,000 for the Chisago County Children’s Water Festival

7.) Applications for Retail Sales of 3.2 Malt Liquor or Beer Licenses

8.) Application to Conduct Excluded Bingo – Chisago Lakes Sportsmens Club

RESOLUTION NO. 17/0621-2
APPROVING SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION TO CONDUCT
EXCLUDED BINGO AT THE CHISAGO LAKES SPORTSMENS CLUB

WHEREAS, the Chisago County Board of Commissioners has been presented with a request for lawful gambling within Chisago County; and

WHEREAS, the application was complete, included all necessary documentation, appears in accordance with County Policies and the facility owners are in good standing with the County;

BE IT RESOLVED that the Chisago County Board of Commissioners hereby approves and authorizes submission to the Minnesota Gambling Control Board application to conduct excluded bingo for the Chisago Lakes Sportsmens Club at the Chisago Lakes Sportsmens Club, located at 11624 Lake Lane, Lindstrom, MN 55045.

9.) Expenditure Request – Notebook Computers, CCSO

The Chair opened the public hearing regarding the Chisago County Parks Ordinance at 7:02 p.m.  The Chair closed the public hearing at 7:02 p.m.

At 7:03 p.m., the Chair opened Citizen Forum.  1 Citizen spoke; the Chair closed Citizen Forum at 7:05 p.m.

Environmental Service Director Kurt Schneider updated the Board on the activities of the Environmental Services Department: Board of Adjustment Update, Planning Commission Update, May Construction and Permit Activity, Sunrise Trail Reconstruction Update, Comprehensive Plan Update.  No action was taken.

On motion by McMahon, seconded by Greene, the Board moved to accept the Director’s Report.  The motion carried as follows: The motion carried as follows:   IN FAVOR THEREOF:  Greene, McMahon, Montzka, Robinson OPPOSED: None ABSENT: Walker.

On motion by McMahon, seconded by Robinson, the Board moved to approve the Minnesota DNR Watercraft Inspections Contract 125480 for an additional 336 watercraft inspection hours by the DNR staff at the Chisago/Lindstrom Lakes public water accesses.  The motion carried as follows: The motion carried as follows:   IN FAVOR THEREOF:  Greene, McMahon, Montzka, Robinson OPPOSED: None ABSENT: Walker.

On motion by McMahon, seconded by Greene, the Board moved to approve the Neil Greene preliminary plat of “Greene Addition” in Franconia Township, Sec. 11, T.33, R.20, on Olympic Trail.  The motion carried as follows: The motion carried as follows:   IN FAVOR THEREOF:  McMahon, Montzka, Robinson OPPOSED: None ABSENT: Walker ABSTAIN: Greene.

On motion by Greene, seconded by McMahon, the Board moved to approve the Dan Nelson preliminary plat of “Cranberry Bog” in Franconia Township, Sec.24, T.33, R.20, at 26592 Quinlan Avenue.  The motion carried as follows: The motion carried as follows:   IN FAVOR THEREOF:  Greene, McMahon, Montzka, Robinson OPPOSED: None ABSENT: Walker.

Environmental Services Director Kurt Schneider and Administrative Intern Nate Fiene presented to the Board a summary presentation regarding the Curbside Recycling Subsidy Program.  No action taken.

On motion by McMahon, seconded by Greene, the Board moved to accept the Auditor’s January – May Finance Report, as recommended by the Budget and Finance Committee.  The motion carried as follows: The motion carried as follows:   IN FAVOR THEREOF:  Greene, McMahon, Montzka, Robinson OPPOSED: None ABSENT: Walker.

On motion by Greene, seconded by McMahon, the Board moved to approve Probation’s request to temporarily over-strength a part-time Office-Support Specialist position, until such time as the State DOC acts on the County’s request to fund a new Officer, the purchase of the address signs and solicitation of bids for the installation of the address signs as part of the Emergency Management DNR sign grant, the Out-of-State Travel Request for Deputy Andrew Mahowald to travel to Sacramento for DRE Certifications, the Contract with Minnesota Monitoring as presented at tonight’s meeting for “Monitoring Services and the Joint Powers Agreement with the Department of Corrections for prosecutorial/investigative services for MCF – Rush City inmate activities.  The motion carried as follows: The motion carried as follows:   IN FAVOR THEREOF:  Greene, McMahon, Montzka, Robinson OPPOSED: None ABSENT: Walker.

On motion by McMahon, seconded by Greene, the Board moved to approve the Resolution combining the elected Offices of the Chisago County Auditor and the Chisago County Treasurer, effective January 7th, 2019.  The motion carried as follows: The motion carried as follows:   IN FAVOR THEREOF:  Greene, McMahon, Montzka, Robinson OPPOSED: None ABSENT: Walker.

RESOLUTION NO. 17/0621-3
COMBINING ELECTED AUDITOR AND TREASURER

WHEREAS, Chisago County currently has an elected Auditor and an elected Treasurer; and
    
WHEREAS, under Minnesota Statutes § 375A.10 through 375A.121, counties are allowed to combine the offices of Auditor and Treasurer; and
    
WHEREAS, the Chisago County Board of Commissioners, after reviewing and studying this matter, has decided that combining the offices will provide efficiencies for Chisago County, and has concluded that the Board wishes to see these two offices combined, effective July 1, 2017, with the election for this new office taking place in the fall of 2018; and
    
WHEREAS, the Chisago County Board of Commissioners has further concluded that such a combined office should remain elected; and
    
WHEREAS, the current terms of the Auditor and the Treasurer will expire on January 7, 2019.
    
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that by adopting this Resolution, effective with the term beginning January 7, 2019, the current Office of the Chisago County Treasurer will be abolished and in its place a new elective office named Office of the Auditor/Treasurer will be created.
    
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that all of the duties that are required by Minnesota Statutes by the Auditor and Treasurer will be vested in the newly created Office of the Auditor/Treasurer and performed by the Auditor/Treasurer without diminishing, prohibiting or avoiding those specific duties required by statute to be performed by the County Auditor and the County Treasurer.
    
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that all requirements that are specified in Minnesota Statutes §375A.10 through 375A.121, to enact this change, will be complied with by Chisago County.

Commissioner Montzka gave the gavel to the Vice-Chair.

On motion by McMahon, seconded by Greene, the Board moved to approve the Resolution of the Chisago County Law Library Board of Trustees, as presented [and/or modified] at tonight’s meeting.  The motion carried as follows: The motion carried as follows:   IN FAVOR THEREOF:  Greene, McMahon, Montzka, Robinson OPPOSED: None ABSENT: Walker.
Commissioner Montzka was returned the gavel.

On motion by McMahon, seconded by Robinson, the Board moved to approve.  The motion carried as follows: The motion carried as follows:   IN FAVOR THEREOF:  Greene, McMahon, Montzka, Robinson OPPOSED: None ABSENT: Walker.

On motion by Greene, seconded by McMahon, the Board moved to approve.  The motion carried as follows: The motion carried as follows:   IN FAVOR THEREOF:  Greene, McMahon, Montzka, Robinson OPPOSED: None ABSENT: Walker.

County Administrator Messelt provided the following updates: Correspondence.  No action was taken.

Several Commissioners offered reports of their respective committee assignments. No action was taken.

On motion by Greene, seconded by McMahon, the Board adjourned the meeting at 7:56 p.m.  The motion carried as follows:  IN FAVOR THEREOF:  Greene, McMahon, Montzka, Robinson OPPOSED: None ABSENT: Walker.


______________________________
Ben Montzka, Chair

Attest:___________________________
Danielle Lord
Interim Clerk of the Board



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