ISANTI COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING – SUMMARY PUBLICATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE ISANTI COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, ISANTI COUNTY, MINNESOTA
Per Minnesota Statutes 375.12 Publication of Proceeding’s.
Meeting held on February 5, 2014
A detail of the entire minutes are available for public inspection in the Isanti County Administrator’s Office or by visiting our website at www.co.isanti.mn.us.
Members Present: Chairperson Warring, Commissioners Larson, Morris Anderson
Members Absent: Commissioner Southerland
Others Present: R Heilman, T Anderson, M Moen, B Wendorf, B Guenther, C Caulk, T Treichel, A Larson,
P Messer (Reporter: Tatting)
Public Comment Period. There was no public comment.
Mike Warring, County Board Chairperson convened the meeting and led the assembly in the Pledge
14/02-01 Anderson/Larson to approve the agenda with the following changes (on file). Carried.
14/02-02 Morris/Larson to approve the minutes of the 1-15-2014 Cty Board mtg. Carried.
14/02-03 Larson/Anderson to approve payment for dues to Northern Technology Initiative (GPS
45:93) in the amount of $1000.00. Carried.
14/02-04 Morris/Larson to approve the 2014 Membership Contribution to NLX in the amount of
$6250. Carried. Voting Yes: Larson, Morris, Anderson. No: Warring.
14/02-05 Larson/Anderson to approve the following Personnel Committee Recommendation (on file).
14/02-06 Larson/Morris to approve the following Personnel Committee recommendation (on file). Carried.
14/02-07 Anderson/Morris to approve the following Personnel Committee recommendation (on file).
14/02-07 Morris/Larson to approve the following Personnel Committee recommendation (on file). Carried.
14/02-08 Anderson/Morris to approve the following Personnel Committee recommendation (on file).
14/02-09 Larson/Morris to approve the following Personnel Committee recommendation (on file). Carried.
14/02-10 Morris/Anderson to approve the following Comparable Worth Committee recommend-
ation (on file). Carried.
14/02-11 Anderson/Larson to set the Isanti County EDA meeting for Tuesday, 3-25-2014 at 9:00
a.m. in the Isanti County Boardroom. Carried.
*At this time a public hearing was held to consider revising and upgrading the Isanti County Zoning
Ordinance (on file).
14/02-12 Morris/Anderson to close the public hearing (9:35 a.m.). Carried.
14/02-13 Morris/Anderson to approve the revising and upgrading of the Isanti County Zoning
Ordinance (on file). Carried.
14/02-14 Larson/Morris to approve the final plat of Northwind Acres, located in Isanti Twp. Carried.
14/02-15 Larson/Anderson to approve the Solid Waste Disposal Facility License issued to the
East Central Solid Waste Commission. Carried.
14/02-16 Morris/Larson to approve the following waste hauler licenses (on file). Carried.
14/02-17 Morris/Larson to approve a Recycling Facility License to East Central Sanitation. Carried.
14/02-18 Larson/Anderson to approve the following utility permits (on file). Carried.
14/02-19 Larson/Morris to authorize the County Highway Department to purchase a 2013 International
7600 6×4 plow truck from Astelford International Trucks in the amount of $198,329. Carried.
14/02-20 Anderson/Larson to approve final construction payment to Kanabec Cty in the amount of
$8377.11 for Project SP 088-070-029 (chevron signage). Carried.
14/02-21 Larson/Morris to set the 2014 Cty Board of Appeal and Equalization for Wednesday, 6-18-2014
at 6:30 p.m. Carried.
14/02-22 Morris/Larson to authorize the appraisal of the following two (2) properties adjacent to Irving and
John Anderson County Park (on file). Carried.
14/02-23 Larson/Anderson to approve the low bid from Leaf Construction in the amount of $4600 to install
a culvert and construct 90 feet of trail at the Dalbo County Park. Carried.
14/02-24 Anderson/Larson to approve the renewal of 5 year subscription plan with Trafx Research in the
amount of $500. Carried.
14/02-25 Larson/Anderson to authorize the Sheriff’s Department to begin process to fill a full time cor
rectional officer position. Carried.
14/02-26 Anderson/Morris to accept the Memorandum of Understanding Between Metropolitan Emer
gency Services Board and County of Isanti for Interop System and Channel Addition Equipment.
*The Auditor-Treasurer’s Office provided information on abatements processed 1-1-2013 to 12-31-2013.
14/02-27 Larson/Morris to approve the following Tax Forfeit Lands Resolution (on file). Carried.
14/02-28 Morris/Larson to ratify a 5 year contract with Optimum Solutions (Isanti County’s payroll
14/02-29 Larson/Morris to ratify the hire of R Peterson, Social Worker, eff. 2-12-2014. Carried.
14/02-30 Larson/Anderson to accept the resignation/retirement with regret of G Arrowood, eff. 3-4-2014.
14/02-31 Anderson/Larson to authorize the elevator repair request at the Law Enforcement Center in the
amount of $31,855. Carried.
14/02-32 Morris/Larson to approve the 2013 Isanti Cty Pay Equity. Carried.
14/02-33 Anderson/Morris to approve the following Health Board Actions (on file). Carried.
14/02-34 Motion by Larson, seconded by Anderson to approve the following Claims and Warrants:
Morris Electronics $ 5,569.52 North American Salt $12,181.75
Inside Outside Architecture 2,734.00 Morris Electronics 9,729.05
Don E Hansen, Surveyor 5,945.00 Ziegler 7,312.66
Concept Seating 3,108.00 Champ Software 15,615.63
North American Salt 46,828.91 GSSC 5,270.64
Richard John Miller, Attorney 6,984.00 Motorola 5,813.84
December BMO 5,646.07
Five (5) claims less than $2000 were approved totaling $2,047.58
TOTAL CLAIMS AND WARRANTS: $134,786.65
14/02-34 Larson/Morris to approve the final 911 Dispatch Center Study selecting Option #3 including the
3-2 addition. Carried.
14/02-35 Larson/Anderson to obtain an architectural proposal from Buetow 2 Architects, Inc., regarding
the 911 Dispatch Center remodel. Carried.
14/02-36 Morris/ Anderson to adjourn (12:00 p.m.). Carried.
Kevin VanHooser, County Administrator
By: Barbara E Baar, Deputy County Administrator
Published in the Isanti County News, March 5, 2014, 183818
ISANTI COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS