(Published in the Brainerd Dispatch, December 20, Echo Journal, December 26, 2019, 1t.

(Published in the Brainerd Dispatch, December 20, Echo Journal, December 26, 2019, 1t.)
Per Minnesota Statute 375.12, “Publication of Proceedings”
Meeting held on 11/26/19
The full text is available for public inspection at the County Administrator’s Office
Regular meeting of County Board – 9:00 AM – all members present.
Koering/Barrows - to approve minutes of 11/12/19 regular County Board meeting. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Koering/Brekken - to approve agenda of 11/26/19 regular County Board meeting. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Koering/Barrows - to approve consent agenda. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Koering/Barrows - to accept offer of $9,400 from City of Baxter to purchase County Land in Sec 2, Baxter, subject to review & approval by County Surveyor & Land Services Director. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Barrows/Houge - to withdraw Tract 085-18 from Tax Forfeit Available Over-the-Counter List; to authorize direct sale of said tax forfeit parcel to adjoining landowner at sale price of $25,100. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Koering/Barrows - to open Public Hearing regarding Petition for Establishment of Cartway in Unorganized Territory Second Assessment District at 9:09 AM. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
There was no public comment.
Koering/Houge - to close Public Hearing at 9:13 AM. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Koering/Houge - to accept petition of Nelson Preserve for Establishment of Cartway in Sec 25, Ross Lake, & Sec 3 & 4, Unorganized Territory Second Assessment District, & to direct County staff to schedule on-site inspection to determine all options available, with proper notification to be provided to affected landowners. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Koering/Brekken - to authorize Administrative Services Director to attend Election Center Joint Election Official Liaison Conference on Jan 8-10, 2020, in Washington D.C., with all expenses to be paid from Elections Budget. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Barrows/Koering - to review & adopt Debt Management Policy, Fund Balance Policy, Investment Policy, Long-Term Financial Planning Policy, Revenue Policy, & Enterprise Risk Management Policy, as recommended by Financial Services & Budget Committee. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Barrows/Koering - to authorize entering into Medical Examiner Contract Agreement between Crow Wing County & River Valley Forensic Services, P.A. for services of Dr. Kelly Mills, M.D. as Medical Examiner of Crow Wing County, effective 1/1/20 – 12/31/22. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Houge/Barrows - to authorize entering into Grant Contract between DNR & Sheriff’s Office for reimbursement of costs related to labor & equipment in enforcement of off highway vehicle (OHV) laws, effective 07/01/19 – 06/30/21. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Community Services Director reported on behalf of Senior Management Team.
Chair appointed Teresia Mortenson to replace Mary Burrell on Community Health Services Advisory Committee as representative from County Commissioner District 2 for term ending 01/31/21.
Barrows/Brekken - to adopt 2020 County Board calendar as on file. Motion Passed [4 to 1], Koering nay.
Koering/Barrows - to adjourn at 9:51 AM. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Timothy J. Houle
County Administrator