Cook County Board of Commissioner meeting
A G E N D A
COOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING COURT HOUSE, GRAND MARAIS, MN MAY 14, 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 adjustment to agenda
2. PUBLIC COMMENT: Opportunity for citizens to appear before the County Board.
8:35 a.m. 3. David Betts, County Engineer
A. 2013-2017 Five-year Transportation Improvement Plan
B. Capital purchase request – Federal surplus equipment
C. Authorization to advertise for bids:
1) Calcium Chloride
2) Winter Sand
3) SGSD Summer Maintenance
D. Highway Department – final facility study review
10:15 a.m. B R E A K
10:30 a.m. 4. Elizabeth Schleif - U.S. Forest Service Realty Specialist;
Aaron VandeLinde – MN DNR School Trust Land Administrator
A. Exchange/Purchase of School Trust fund land in BWCAW
11:15 a.m. 5. Betty Schultz, Assessor/Land Commissioner
A. Abatement applications from Great River Energy
11:20 a.m. 6. Tim Nelson, Planning Director/Solid Waste Officer
A. Lakeshore Septic Compliance Program bids
11:35 a.m. 7. Wade Cole, ORB Management
A. Cook County Family YMCA project – approval requests
B. Request for name change to: Cook County Community YMCA
12:00 p.m. L U N C H
1:00 p.m. 8. Jim Wiinanen, Emergency Management Director
A. Hazard Mitigation Assistance Planning Grant – request to apply
B. Emergency Management Training session for Elected Officials
2:30 p.m. B R E A K
2:45 p.m. 9. Braidy Powers, Auditor-Treasurer
B. 2013 Audit Letter
C. DNR Snowmobile Trails Assistance grant resolution
D. DNR Ski Trails Assistance grant resolution
E. Sag Lake Parking Contract
F. Revolving Loan Fund request
2:55 p.m. 10. Employee Concerns
A. Other 1% Local Option Sales Tax Updates
B. Other meeting updates
C. County Administrator/Coordinator – update
1) 5/6/13 MAT Team meeting
2) Recruitment consultants – information
D. Historical Gunflint Trail Signage
E. Cook County Board of Commissioners’ public comment period
F. WTIP interview for 5/15/13: Commissioner Hakes
G. Reminder: Joint City/County/School/Tribal Council meeting – Thursday, 5/23/13 at 4:00 p.m. in Grand Portage Tribal Council meeting room
3:30 p.m. 11. Correspondence – Memos:
A. U.S. Forest service Schedule of Proposed Action, 4/1/13 – 6/30/13. Information.
B. Letter from Attorney David Oberstar 5/16/13, re: South Fowl Lake snowmobile access project. Information.
C. The Transportation Alliance Updates for 4/26/13 and 5/1/13. Information.
D. Letter from MN Representative David Dill, 4/23/14, re: H.F. 865
regarding end-of-life management systems for products. Information.
E. Email from MN Counties Intergovernmental Trust, 4/23/13, re:
Workers Compensation legislation. Information.
F. Material for 6/6/13 meeting of Greater MN Regional Parks and Trails Coalition. Information.
G. Arrowhead Regional Corrections report, 5/3/13, re: needed capital improvements at NE Regional Corrections Center. Information.
H. Memo from St. Louis County, 4/29/13, re: NE MN HOME
Consortium Joint Powers Agreement. Information.
I. Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging “Aging Connections” newsletter, Spring 2013. Information.
J. Materials for 5/2/13 meeting of Cook County Soil & Water Conservation District Board. Information.
K. Materials for 5/13/13 meeting of Cook County Historical Society Board. Information.
L. Materials for 4/25/13 meeting of Firewise Communities Committee. Information.
M. Cook County Emergency Preparedness committee meeting minutes for 4/23/13. Information.
N. Cook County Communications/911 Committee meeting minutes for 4/8/13. Information.
O. Email from County Ag Inspector David Betts, 4/24/13, re: Gypsy moth quarantine proposal. Information.
P. ORB Management weekly update for Cook County Family YMCA project, 4/24/13. Information.
Q. Letter from Cook County ATV Club, 5/6/13, re: DNR Youth ATV Safety training. Information.
R. MN Rural Counties Caucus email update, 5/9/13. Information.
S. Cook County 1% Local Option Sales Tax Report Through March 2013. Information.
T. Cook County and Ely Area Lodging Tax Report through March 2013. Information.
U. Cook County Broadband Commission meeting minutes for 3/18/13. Information.
V. Revolving Loan Fund Committee meeting minutes for 4/15/13 and 5/9/13. Information.
W. Cook County Board of Commissioner meeting minutes from 4/9/13 through 4/30/13. Motion.
X. Memo from MN Counties Intergovernmental Trust, 4/17/13, re: MCIT Board vacancy. Information.
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