(Published in the Brainerd Dispatch, Echo Journal, February 17, 2021, 1t.

(Published in the Brainerd Dispatch, Echo Journal, February 17, 2021, 1t.)
Per Minnesota Statute 375.12, “Publication of Proceedings”
Meeting held on 01/26/21
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.
Franzen/Houge - to approve minutes of 01/05/21 statutory, organizational & regular County Board meeting & 01/19/21 special County Board meeting. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Franzen/Houge - to approve agenda of 01/26/21 regular County Board meeting. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Houge/Brekken - to approve consent agenda. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Brekken/Franzen - to set public hearing for 02/23/21 at 9:05 AM re: amendment to ATV Ordinance. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Brekken/Houge - to authorize entering into MOU with Crow Wing Soil & Water Conservation District for specific services to be performed by SWCD on behalf of County, as on file, not to exceed $5,000, effective 01/01/21-12/31/21. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
County Sheriff & Emergency Management Director gave update on drone program.
County Administrator reported on behalf of Senior Management Team.
Chair reappointed Teresia Mortenson as District 2 representative on Community Health Services Advisory Committee for term expiring 01/31/23.
Houge/Koering - to authorize Chair to send letter to area legislators asking that any further COVID resources that become available for our local businesses & non-profits be coordinated through Crow Wing County instead of State. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Franzen/Houge - to recess regular session & convene to closed session for purpose of labor negotiation strategy at 10:03 AM. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Franzen/Houge - to recess closed session & reconvene to County Board meeting at 10:24 AM. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Houge/Brekken - to authorize entering into Labor Agreement with Minnesota Teamsters Local #320 (Social Services Unit), effective 01/01/21-12/31/23. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Houge/Brekken - to accept Settlement Agreements with LELS Local #13 (911 Communications Officers) & LELS Local #14 (Deputies) re: holiday pay in current contract period. Motion Passed [3 to 2], Franzen & Koering nay.
Franzen/Brekken - to adjourn at 10:47 AM. Motion Passed [Unanimous]
Timothy J. Houle
County Administrator