The Chisago County Board of Commissioners met in regular session at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 6, 2013 in the Board Room of the Government Center with the following Commissioners present: McMahon, Walker, Greene, Montzka, Robinson
Absent: None. Also present: County Attorney Janet Reiter, County Administrator Bruce Messelt and Clerk of the Board DeAnna Lilienthal.
The Chair called the meeting to order and led the assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Commissioner McMahon offered a motion to approve the Agenda for the Board of Commissioners meeting as presented. Motion seconded by Greene. County Administrator Messelt requested a friendly amendment to add a Human Resources Action Item for the Sheriff’s office to Item #4e. The friendly amendment was accepted by the motion maker and second and upon a vote being taken thereon, the motion carried unanimously.
On motion by Greene, seconded by McMahon and carried unanimously the Board recessed the board meeting at 6:32 p.m. to a time immediately following the Health and Human Services Committee of the Whole.
The Chisago County Health and Human Services Committee of the Whole met at 6:32 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 pursuant to adjournment with the following Board Members present: McMahon, Walker, Greene, Montzka, Robinson.
The Chair relinquished the gavel to Vice Chair Greene, who presided over the meeting. HHS Director Nancy Dahlin presented the agenda for the day.
On motion by McMahon, seconded by Montzka and carried unanimously the Board approved the Agenda for the Health & Human Services Committee of the Whole as presented.
On motion by Walker, seconded by Montzka and carried unanimously the Board approved the Consent Agenda for the Health & Human Services meeting as follows:
A. Authorize Payment of Commissioners Warrants for HHS:
Prepared Check Date = 02/01/2013, Amount = $132,427.31, Type of Payment = Commissioners Warrants; Prepared Check Date = 02/01/2013, Amount = $40,831.45, Mail Date = 02/06/2013, Type of Payment = Auditors Warrants
B. Recommendation to approve the following Contracts or Amendments:
1. CentraCare Health Foundation, effective 01/01/13 – 06/30/13
2. MFIP Biennial Agreement Addendum, effective 01/01/13 – 12/31/13
C. Memorandum of Understanding with Ronald McDonald Care Mobile,
effective 01/01/13 – 12/31/14
D. Application & Letter of Agreement to MN Child Passenger Safety Program, effective 01/01/13 – 12/31/13
E. Title IV-D Cooperative Agreement with MN DHS and Chisago County offices of Human Services, County Sheriff and County Attorney,
effective 01/01/13 – 12/31/14
HHS Director Nancy Dahlin provided an overview to Board of the Minnesota Association of County Social Services Administrators 2013 Legislative Platform. General information regarding the Department was also shared. She ended with a video from the Kaiser Family Foundation which offered a simple explanation of Health Care reform.
On motion by Walker, seconded by McMahon and carried unanimously the Board moved to adjourn the meeting of the Health and Human Services Committee of the Whole at 6:58 p.m. to meet again in regular session on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
The Chisago County Board of Commissioners reconvened at 6:58 p.m. with the following Commissioners present: McMahon, Walker, Greene, Montzka and Robinson.
Vice Chair Greene relinquished the gavel to the Board Chair Montzka, who presided over the meeting.
On motion by McMahon, seconded by Greene and carried unanimously the Board approved the Consent Agenda as follows:
a.) Approve Minutes from January 23, 2013 Regular Meeting
b.) Approve Agreement with SAM Psychiatric Consulting Services, LLC; effective 07/01/2012 thru 06/30/2014
On motion by Greene, seconded by McMahon and carried unanimously the board authorized payment of Commissioner’s Warrants as follows:
Bills Paid 01/28/2013 $1,049,276.69
On motion by McMahon, seconded by Robinson and carried unanimously the Board set the Annual Board of Appeal & Equalization Meeting for Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.
The Chair opened the Citizen’s Forum at 7:02 p.m. No citizens wished to offer comment and the Chair closed the Citizen’s Forum at 7:02 p.m.
Commissioner Greene offered the following resolution and moved its adoption:
RESOLUTION NO. 13/0206-1
APPROVING FINAL CONTRACT VOUCHER
TO HARDRIVES, INC.
FOR CP 13-21-12
WHEREAS, Contract No. 1204 for CP 13-21-12 has in all things been completed; and
WHEREAS, the Chisago County Board of Commissioners has been fully advised in the premises.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Chisago County Board of Commissioners does hereby accept said completed project with Hardrives, Inc. and authorizes final payment in the amount of $23,471.48.
Commissioner McMahon seconded the resolution and upon a vote being taken thereon, the following voted:
IN FAVOR THEREOF: McMahon, Walker, Greene, Montzka, Robinson
Whereupon the resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.
Several items of correspondence were reviewed with Board including: MPCA NEWS Release: Tiller Corp and Governor Dayton’s Budget for North Branch. No action was taken.
County Administrator Messelt updated the Board on the status of various open positions and a request from the Sheriff to hire two part-time Dispatchers to assist in reducing overtime and to fill a vacancy created by a military leave request.
On motion Greene, seconded by McMahon and carried unanimously the Board approved the following personnel requisition request: Two Part-Time Dispatchers in the Sheriff’s office and waived the three month hiring freeze.
County Administrator Messelt also updated the Board on the following: Audit Entrance Meeting with State Auditor’s office; AMC 2013 Local Government Legislative Conference in St Paul on March 20-21; Congressional Office in the Government Center. No action was taken.
Several Commissioners offered reports of their respective committee assignments.
On motion by McMahon, seconded by Greene and carried unanimously the Board adjourned the meeting at 7:18 p.m.
Ben Montzka, Chair
DeAnna M. Lilienthal
Clerk, County Board