Cook County Board of Commissioner meeting
A G E N D A
COOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING COURTHOUSE, GRAND MARAIS, MN MARCH 12, 2013
Full board packets are now available online at: http://co.cook.mn.us/agendas
8:30 a.m. 1. Call meeting to order
Pledge of Allegiance
Make adjustments to agenda
2. PUBLIC COMMENT: Opportunity for citizens to appear before the County Board
8:40 a.m. 3. Cook County Historical Society
A. Bill Bally Blacksmith Shop preservation project
9:00 a.m. 4. Mark Falk, County Sheriff
A. County Boat & Water Safety Grant Agreement
B. Squad car purchases
C. Tactical shield purchase
D. Active shooter training
E. ARMER update
9:15 a.m. 5. Cook County Security Committee
A. Discussion of security equipment purchases and Courthouse
9:45 a.m. B R E A K
10:00 a.m. 6. PUBLIC HEARING to set the costs for the Schroeder property survey
10:15 a.m. 7. Firewise Committee
A. Request for Qualifications for a Wildfire Mitigation Vendor
10:25 a.m. 8. Braidy Powers, Auditor-Treasurer
B. Hovland Dock Survey Deed Correction
C. Schroeder Survey
D. Notice of Intention re: Irish Creek Subordinate Service District
10:35 a.m. 9. Cook County Local Energy Project (CCLEP) Representatives
A. Grand Marais Biomass District Heating System
11:35 a.m. L U N C H
1:00 p.m. 10. David Betts, County Engineer
A. CLOSED SESSION OF THE COOK COUNTY BOARD to
develop an offer to purchase real property from Hedstrom Lumber Company (Property ID # 53-104-2400)
1:15 p.m. B. Special event permits for Rocksteady Running:
1) 2013 Superior Spring Trail Race
2) 2013 Superior Fall Trail Race
C. Maple Hill gravel pit operations
1:45 p.m. 11. Employee Concerns
A. Cook County Water Plan Advisory Committee appointment
B. County Assessor’s Office staffing
C. Courthouse office space issues
D. Cook County Family YMCA Project
1) Award of Phase 3 structural steel low bid
2) Award pre-cast concrete re-bid
E. Other 1% project updates
F. Other meeting updates
G. Meetings to note
H. WTIP interview for 3/13/13: Commissioner Bruce Martinson
I. Special Cook County Board meeting on Monday, 3/18/13 at
12. Correspondence – Memos:
A. Letter from U.S. Forest Service, 2/21/13, re: MN Dept of Transportation Allied Radio Matrix for Emergency Response (ARMER) project decision notice. Information.
B. MN Transportation Alliance Update, 3/1/13. Information.
C. Materials from 2/20/13 meeting of Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency. Information.
D. Materials from 2/21/13 meeting of Arrowhead Regional Development Commission. Information.
E. Materials from 3/7/13 meeting of Cook County Soil & Water Conservation District Board. Information.
F. Materials from 3/11/13 meeting of Cook County Historical Society. Information.
G. Materials from 2/20/13 meeting of Arrowhead Counties Association. Information.
H. Materials from 2/27/13 meeting of Cook County Transit Advisory Committee. Information.
I. Letter of thanks from North Shore Music Association. Information.
J. Letter from local students, March 2013, re: new Cook County Family YMCA pool. Information.
K. Letter from John Groth, Lutsen Township Treasurer, re: Town Hall, Community Center, and Fire Hall expansion. Information.
L. Cook County Board of Commissioner meeting minutes for 1/22/13. Motion
A D J O U R N
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