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nmissioners PROBATION: Jamos Schroeder, Pro- ceedings 1993 LEVY/BUDGET HEARING 1993 Levy/Budget Hearing was he d I pm on Dec. 8, 1992 in the Courtroom Courthouse in Bagley, MN. lyton Steenerson, Chairman of the ater County Board of Commissioners he meeting to order. Commissioners ooks, Jr., Allen Paulson, Gone Petersen arren Larson and several department attended. liel Stenseng, County Auditor, pro- the motions for the 1993 Leyy and s. Jon by Commissioner Paulson sec- by Comm ssioner Larson and carried, Dye the following levy for County pur- nd the County Auditor is hereby in- (o spread this levy on the taxable )n of Clearwater County for taxes pay- 1992. o I Levy .ov.00u. :: ::::::::::::::::::::::::: al Library 31,8 ent Bond ...... 159 500' ............................... 1,057,123. Br dge ................................ 430.400. TOTAL LEVY ................ 3,678,736. Id Reductions ........................................... - 239,965. Iies Aids ............................ TED NET LEVY .............. 3,369,062. :S: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, m, Larson. NAYS: No,e. ed" ion by Commiss oner Brooks second nmissioner Petersen and carried, to the departmental budgets under the Revenue Fund for fiscal year 1993 as Iltures: sor ..................................... 116,920. toy )r ....................................... 117,000. ......................................... 150,226. r ........................................... 23,500. 3efense ................................. 14,112. ,ns ............................................. '%: Grd. & Fixtures ...... : ................... Y Admin ........ 207,842 fissioners .... iiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ....... 115,716. er ......................................... 3,100. 0nmental ........ 51,059. r Plann ng ..................... . ..... 37,500. ' Control ======================== ........ 1,875. • lian .................................... 50 570 ,siGn ..................................... 79,935. € Coord ............................... 10,000. ?n ..................................... 49,594. er ...................................... 76,603. ocated ................................... 3,100. .surer ............................ 96,532. iff ........................................ 424,238. ............................................ 119,033. rgency 911 onnel/Affirml ............................ 6,188. ........................... 3,293. Pment .................................. .;40. :priations ........................... 1;8:. r Pool ................................. 27 000' ;lee. Ins. Uab ....................... 8'540" 00ur00ey.. ::::': ................ 4'513" ),ng Comm ...... :.: ::: ... :' 'arts Service ...... ;" 37 EXPENDITURES ,:,050,2 • ./. le: ;; ?v' ............... 12457 Y ................ :: ............ ::::::... 5:245 ,: ............................................ 5,1oo. . fense ............... 4 U i": R.ev. Ta .................. 1,',9OO: ;: !o. & Fixture ..................... 27,500. 1:•: .omin ................................ 35 250 . axSet . 60" ' ;.  ..:::i ..................... '. ." ............ 12,000. nmentalplanning ............................ 6,570 ':.: ,r .... 35 800' I¢ Safety ................... '480" , .................................. 80,000. lses & Permits ...................... 4 035. "" = & Forfeits ...... .................... 30,ooo, 00,on ................ ::::::::::::::::::::: 24,797. Iocatl":::':': ..... . ...... 30' lffsurer ....... ................................... 151 6 . R EVEILI'I ............................ ...................... 2,675,706, res erved/Oesigna,  d: ird. & FIx " . _ -nt ............................. lO0,ux. ratina"Ex ......................... 300,000. i(] :  " ..................... 3,225,706. " Balance... 550,000. t_ ....................... :::::::::::::::775,46g. si rato Rev ....................... 3,225,706. 'e s: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, .,, Larson. NkYS: None. ;Ii .ng adjOurned at 7:40 pm. 2?DSeL.. nersOn, Chairman C! | ,.,uu LEWIS, BOard Coordinator . ¢IAL JOINT COUNTY Be LEy ARD/ . ,.,. -v ooara of Commissl - I; rWate?/T°Y'?'( NC'L MEETING f v,,.ues Dec 8 1 missloner,s o.___ ", . , 992 In i¢  Clayton ueatthe Courthouse. • nerson called the o oraer at 5,'30 Pm dlng the rneetin- ' at g were County Com- ers Clayton Steenerson • ; Paulson o.,... , . , John Brooks, 31ty Cler;." '..  'etersen and Warren O  Olleen I indgron, City At- , :1 Rasmussen an,, !y Council mem- €1 )ity Cot ncll members met with the '€ r Coun y Boar-- • I ¢ombir in- = u [o discuss the pos- -- , uma City Police Depart- S me C atwater County Sheriff's of- Qwo dd contract with the Coun /I, oertnt,lThe.Oity Council me e POll m What Itls costing them hal-- c( department If the r se, • y could ;Ity's e I,oes.,.Wilh the County itmay hat th- ". I ne County BOar - e .,I C • d re |tied --_ty ouncll members draw h=r,,',,.,, zract, statng exactly at J "1 "l I teed. The County Sherlill ruble to l igure out the cos The C )u - - t of these i mmber! , t:Oard and the C ty opocais"  meet at a later date to looting adjOurned at tK  St=,=,,,.-__ 6:30 m : be7"r=°n, Board ChaP;man P -"€' t.eWs, Board Coordinator MISSIONERs PROCEEDINGS in !o:neThr;m(?nrWr ator. County Board o f , ,, regular session in the :O;er;t Rl°;r in the Courthouse on • uu Chairman C a ton Called the ' • Y )rid in the p fne°t=ngtoorderat9:00 's -,- ,uoge of Alleglanca. Com- ,is;'n.t,wc c hn Brooks, Jr., Ic ' -'"= etersen and Warren IDA: k'loton by Larson lnd card-,.., . , seconded by ;' Sp- ,=u, [o approve the agenda. ",_ enerson, Brooks, Pauls 3, on and'car- on by Brooks, seconded rber l2ed' to approve the minutes 1' ; Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson J I.arson NAYS: None. batten Officer, met with the Board to discuss the building that will soon be vacated when the Recycle Center moves to the new building. CORRESPOND: Correspondence pre- sented by Gene Petersen. RESOLUTION: Motion by Petersen, sec- onded by Paulson and carried, to adopt the following resolution: WHEREAS, Clearwater County is a mem- ber in the Natural Resources Joint Powers Board, and WHEREAS, member county's make an annual payment of dues toward the operation of this board, and WHEREAS, Clearwater County did not budget for or make a paymr;nt of dues for FY 1991. NOW, THEREFORE b,_ IT RESOLVED, That the Clearwater County Board adjusts the 1992 appropriations budget under Natural Resource Board, Joint Powers by adding $1,000 and approves the payment of that sum as Clearwater's 1991 obligation. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. LAND DEPT,: Garrett Ous, Land Commis- sioner, met with the Board regarding depart- ment matters. TRANSFER; Motion by Brooks, seconded by Paulson and carried, that $25,000 be trans- ferred from the Forfeited Tax Sales account to the Memorial Forest account pursuant M.S. 459.06 Subd. 2. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. LAND REQUEST: Michael Thompson and Bob Larson were present to discuss Michael Thompson's request that the County Board reclassify the El/2 SWl/4 of Section 12- T. 145N.-R36W. which is classified as Memo- rlal Forest to non-censervation land and offer it for sale. A decision will be made at the December 15, 1992 Board meeting. 50/50 LAND: Dec. 16, 1992 from 9:00 am until 12:00 will be a meeting at the State Capitol on 50/50 Lands. " ENV. SERV.: Nolan Baratono, Environ- mental Service Director, met with the Board regarding department matters. PROPOSALS: Nolan Baratono, Environ- mental Service Director, read the proposals from Anderson Disposal and Listrom's Dis- posal for operation of the canister system for Solid Waste Management Area I and II and for the Recycling Services. Neal lilies, represent- ing Listrom's Disposal, and Kathy Anderson, representing Anderson Disposal, were present. MINERVA/RICE Are= Yr., Am*. Anderson Disposal .......... I 93 35,100 Anderson Disposal .......... I 94&95 6, I00 + cost living Ustrom Disposal ......... II 93 36,000 Ustrom Disposal ......... II 94&95 36,000 + cost Jiving MOTIONS: Motion by Brooks, seconded by Paulson and carried, accepting the propos- als by Anderson Disposal for operation of the canister system for Solid Waste Management Area I; further, directing the Director of Envi- ronmental Services to draft and execute a contract with Anderson Disposal specifying operation and payment. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. Motion by Brooks, seconded by" Paulson and carried, aoseptlng the proposal by Listrom Disposal for operation of the canister system for Solid Waste Management Area II; further, directing the Director of Environmental Ser- vices to draft and execute a contract with Ustrom Disposal specifying operation and payment. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petarsen, Larson. NAYS: None• Nolan read the proposals from Anderson Disposal and Listrom's Disposal for the collec- tion of recyclebles for Area I and Area II for 1993. Anderson Disposal, Area I, $11,100; and Ustrom's Disposal, Area II, $16 500. RECYCLE: Motion by Larson, seconded by Paulson and carried, accepting the pro- posal by Anderson Disposal for collection of recyclables in Solid Waste Management Area I for 1993; further authorizing the Board Chair to sign the contract. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. Motion by Larson, seconded by Paulson and carried, accepting the proposal by Llstrom's Disposal for collection of recyclables in Solid Waste Management Area II for 1993; further authorizing the Board Chair to sign the con- tract. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. BID AWARD: Representative for Excel was present for the bid opening of a baler for the Recycle Center. BID READING: Bids were read for a baler for the Recycle Center as follows: Progressive .... No bond 8,280. Excel ......... Cert. check 43,400. Ver. Tech.. Cert. check 32,600. 6,900. • Recovery ........ No bond 3g,475. 8,04F. Noian will return Dec. 15, 1992 meetin,? with his recommendation. QUOTE: There was one quota for the Scale and the Can buying system from REM: Scale ................................................... 4,761. Can buying .......................................... 8,450. Nolan will return Dec. 15, 1992 meeting with a recomnendation for the Scale and Can buying system. AUDIT REQ,: Motion by Petersen, sec- onded by Larson and carried, to adopt the following resolution: WHEREAS, Clearwater County entered into a con tract with Polk County in May of 1986 tO deliver its solid wast6 to the Solid Waste Resource Recovery Plant located In Fosston, MN and In 1988 started to deliver its Solid Waste to the Solid Waste Resource Recovery Plant and Is continuing to do so. WHEREAS, the Polk County Solid Waste Resource Facility Advisory Board, during the Nov. 16, 1992 meeting, recommended that an audit for the time frame from August 1988 through August 1992, be performed. WHEREAS, Clearwater County acknowl- edges the need to have sound flnandal busi- ness procedures, agrees with the recommen- dation of the Polk County Solid Waste Re- source Facility Advisory Board to have an audit done ceverlng the four year period from August 1988 through AuguSt 1992. WHEREAS, Clearwater County acknowl- edges the need to have this audit performed by the firm agreed upon by the majority of the Polk County Solid Waste Resource Facility Advisory Board. NOW ,THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Clearwater County Board of Commis- sioners hereby approves this resolution re- questing a four year audit o1 the Solid Waste Resource Recovery Plant located in Fosston, MN. The intention of this audit is to answer the questions listed on the attached page. BE IT THEREFORE FURTHER RE- SOLVED, that the Clearwatel County Board submits this document to the Polk County Solid Waste Resource Facility Advisory Board to have It joined with similar resolutions from the other counties Involved In this Polk County Solid Waste Resource Facility Advisory Board and have those resolutions presented before the Polk County Commissioners for their ap- proval. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. COPLEY: Nolan informed the County Board that the relocation of the Copley canis- ter site has been completed. ADM. RULES: Motion by Brooks, sec- onded by Paulson and carried, approving the addition of SW-7, as recommended by the Solid Waste Advisory Board, to the Clearwater County Solid Waste Administrative Rules. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, I.arson. NAYS: None. PAYMENT: Motion by Larson, seconded by Paulson and carried, authorizing payment of $34,865 to Diversified Builders and Design for work completed on the recycling center project. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. COURT ADM.: Vernon Lundin, Court Administrator, met with the Board to discuss buying a new copier for the Court Administrator's office• ENGINEER: Lee Berget, County Engineer, met with the Board regarding department matters. ROAD MAINT.: Motion by Petersen, sec- onded by Brooks and carried, to adopt the following resolution: WHEREAS, the County o! Clearwater and the Town of Roosevelt desire to enter into an agreement for the County to perform road and street maintenance within the township and; WHEREAS, no current agreement exists. NOW THEREFORE, it is mutually agreed that a maintenance agreement be executed between the County of Clearwater and the Town of Roosevelt, to perform road mainte- nance for the 1992-93 term .ecified. This maintenance agreement, shall (Ixplre on May 31, 1993. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Peterse, n, Larson. NAYS: None. TF. EASEMENT: Motion by Paulson, sec- onded by Larson and carded, to approve a Highway Easement on a parcel of Tax For- feited Land. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. ROAD SWAP: Motion by Larson, sec- onded by Paulson and carried, to approve the exchange of maintenance on Bighill Fireway, McKenzle Road, and the Seaberg Road, a total of 8.5 miles, for Bureau of Indian Affairs IS 13 and IS 15 in the Wh;te Earth Indian Reservation, a total of 9.0 mil,,s. By this action It is recognized that beth o, ganizatlons will minimize maintenance expense for the roads in question. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. ABATEMENTS: Motion by Brooks, sec- onded by Petersen and carried, to approve the abatement of $688.50 in billings for Pine Lake Township for riprapping of Bridges 96112 and L-8756. This work was compl(;ted without prior approval of the Town Board and on that basis the Town Board refuses to pay for the work completed. The work was necessary based upon bridge inspection form 1991. AYES: Steenorson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. Motion by Brooks, seconded by Petersen and carried, to approve the abatement of $114.36 in billings for the City of Gonvick for riprapping of the Maple Strc;et Culvert. This work was completed without odor approval of the City and on that basis th:) City refuses to pay for the work Gompleted. Th( work was necessary based upon bridg: Inspection form 1991. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. 7-YEAR PLAN: Motion by Petersen, sec- onded by Larson and carried, to approve the 7-year plan as presented at the annual plan heartng with the following conditions: 1) Add CSAH 20 reco,'tructlon in 1999 from CSAH 45 to CSAH 2?, 'ongth of 2 miles. 20 Allow accoieretlon el CSAH 2and CSAH 31,34 and 35 if federal funding requires such acceleration. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. SQUAD CARS: Motion by Brooks, sec- onded by Paulson and carried, to approve the purchase of two (2) squad cars for the Sheriff's Department as planned by the General Obli- gation Equipment Bond. Funds in excess of the budgeted $27,500 shall come from the motorpool equipment fund. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. ADJOURN: The meeting adjourned at 11:53 am for noon break until 1:00 pro. RECONVENE: The meeting reconvened at 1:00 pm with Chairman Steenerson presid- ing. Commissioners Brooks, Paulson, Petarsen and Larson present. AUDITOR: Daniel Stenseng, County Audi- tor, met with the Board regarding department matters. BILLS: Motion by Paulson, seconded by Petersen and carded, to pay bills as recom- mended by the Finance Committee, Warrant No. 21178 o 21252 totaling $32,685.96 (County Revenue) and Warrants No. 21254 - 21309 totaling $38,760,30 (Road .' Bridge). AYES: Steeneraon .... .oks, Paulson, Peterson, Leraon. NAYS: None. HOUSING AUTH.: Motion by Brooks, seconded by Paulson and carried, to adopt the following resolution: Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 462.428 and Section 462.428, Subd. 2: WHEREAS, The term of Commissioner Aden Birkaland expires, effective January 30, 1993. BE IT RESOLVED, The County Board of Clearwater County does appoint Arlen Birkeland to serve as Commissioner of the Clearwater County Housing and Redevelopment Author- ity for a peded of 5 years, starting Feb. 1, 1993. AYES: Steanerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. WATER PLAN: Motion by Paulson, sec- onded by Brooks and carried, to adopt the following resolution: WHEREAS, Clearwater County has a State approved Comprehensive Local Water Plan pursuant to the Comprehensive Local Water Management Act, which has been locally adopted as of Nov. 21, 1989; and WHEREAS, the State of Minnesota, acting by and through its Board of Water and Soil Resources ("BWSR"), has authority to award grants to counties pursu:,t to Minn. Stat. 103B.3369, subd. 5; and WHEREAS, Minn. Star. 275.50, subd. 5 par. (u) has been repealed, thereby removing statutory formula fordeterminlng the amount of the grant awarded under Minn. Stat. 103B.3369, subd. 5; and WHEREAS, Clearwater County may as- soss a levy under its general levy authority to match such grants to BWSR pursuant to Minn. Star 103B.335; and WHEREAS, the Minnesota Department of Revenue has determined the minimum amount necessary to be raised by Clearwater County under the formula In repealed Minn. Slat. 275.50, subd. 5, par. (u); and WHEREAS, BWSR has made $35,677 in state grant funds available to Clearwater County to assist In the Implementation of its Compre- henslve Local Water Plans. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Clearwater County Board of Commis- sioners approves of Clearwater County enter- ing into a Grant Agreement with the State of Minnesota to receive state lunds for the imple- mentation of its Local Water Resources Pro- tection and Management program, under the terms of the Grant Agreemont and all statutory requirements; and THAT THE Clearwater County Board of Commissioners hereby approves of Clearwater County assessing a goner ' vy in the amount determined by the Minnesota Department of Revenue under repealed Minn. Slat. 275.50, subd. 5, par. (u). BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chairperson of the County Board of Commis- sioners and the County Auditor or County Administrator are authorized to execute the Grant Agreement together with all related documents. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larsn. NAYS: None. COST ALLOCATE: Motion by Larson, seconded by Paulson and carried, to authorize the Clearwater County Board Chairman to sign the Indirect Cost Allocation Plan Contract which will be the 1992 and 1993 agreement between Clearwater County and Minnesota Count/as Research Foundation. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. UQ• UCENSES: Motion by Larson, see- ended by Paulson and carried, to approve the application of Cheryl Ballefy for On Sale Uquor and Sunday Sale License for Angelina's Sup- per Club for 1993 pending receipt of the Car- tificate of Insurance• AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. Motion by Brooks, seconded by Paulson and carried, to approve the application of Leo Pletschett for Off Sale Non-intoxlsating Beer Ucense for Sportsman's Ledge for 1993. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, I.arson. NAYS: None. Motion by Paulson, seconded by Larson and carried, to approve the application of Dennis Knutson for Off Sale Non-Intoxicating Beer License for Knutson's Grocery for 1993. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. Motion by Paulson, seconded by Petersen and carried, to approve the application of Donald Gustafson for On and Off Sale Non- Intoxicating Beer License for Northgate Gro- cery and Cafe for 1993. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petereen, Larson. NAYS: None. Motion by Petersen, seconded by Paulson and carded, to approve the application of Robert Larson for On Sale Liquor and Sunday Sale License and Off Sale Non-Intoxicating Beer License for Headwater Inn for 1993. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. Motion by Petersen, seconded by Paulson and carried, upon review of the application of William Fritze for the 1993 On Sale Non-Intoxi- cating Beer License and letter requesting a Six Month License, with pro-rated fee, to approve application in accordance to M.S. 340A.411 for the full year of 1993. AYES: Steenerson, Paulson, Petersen, Lerson. NAYS: Brooks. TREASURER: Charlene O/son, County Treasurer, met with the Board regarding Aden Syverson's Step Increase and buying a signa- ture machine that will attach to the postage machine. STEP INCR.: Motion by Larson, seconded by Paulson and carried, the Clearwater County Board hereby approves the step increase of Custodian Aden Syverson to Step V of Grade 6 at $! ,680.00 per month effective December t, 1992. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Paulson, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. SOIL & WATER: Carroll Oskvig, Soil & Water, and Dave Larson, Soil Survey, met with the Board on the signing of the Soil Survey Agreement. ADJOURN: The meeting adjourned at 2:33 pm until 1:00 pm Dec. 15, 1992. RECONVENE: The meeting reconvened at 1:00 pm on Tues., Dec. 15, 1992 in the County Board Room with Chairman Clayton Steenerson presiding and Commissioner John Brooks, Jr., Gene Petersen and Warren Larson present. Absent: Allen Paulson. AGENDA: Motion by Petersen, seconded by Larson and carried, to approve the agenda. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Petersen and Larson. NAYS: None. SOIL & WATER: Doug Thompson, Milayne I-arson, Dr. Payne and Haden Strandlien met With the Board to discuss the hlghfights of Water Plan Implementation Activities in Clearwater County for 1992, Local Water Plan 1992 Plan of Work and Budget and proposed projects for 1993. By general consent, the County Board approved Doug Thompson to assIst in devel- oping a fetter to the State showing the county's concerns on the proposed Wetland ACt Rules and the Chairman el Ihe County Board to sign the letter. ENV. SERV.: Nolan Baratono met with the Board regarding department matters. BID AWARD: Motion by Larson, seconded by Brooks and carried, to approve the low bid from Ver Tech for Recyollng Center baler for the amount of $6,900. Motion by Larson, seconded by Brooks and carried, to approve the quote from REM for the scale and separator, total price 14,085. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. ENGINEER: Lee Berget, County Engineer, met with the Board regarding payment of Road & Bridge bills. BILLS: Motion by Brooks, seconded by Larson and carried, to approve the Road & Bridge bills - Warrants No. 21379 - 21426 totaling $12,484.94. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. AUDITOR: Daniel Stansong, County Au- ditor, met with the Board regarding department matters. BUDGET: Motion by Larson, seconded by Petersan and carried, to approve other county funds budgets for the year 1993 as were pre- ented: ram.lE  turn Capital Equip. Notes .............. 4,270 4,270 Hosp. & Nuts. UC Fund ........ 1,840 3,000 Economic Development ......... 1,120 1,120 Ditch Fund ........................... 27,062 27,262 Boat & Water Safety .............. 3,438 2,373 SOlid Wasts Mgml .............. 551,402 634,718 NW MN Initiative Fund ................. 0 0 AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. STATE AUDITOR: Colleen Hoffman, State Auditor, mot with the Board to discuss ways In which the County can cut costs of work done by the State Auditors. MEDICA: Motion by Commissioner Brooks, Imconded by Commissioner Larson and car. rled, to approve the Medica Choice renewal rates for Clearwater County's Health Insur- .ance effective Feb. 1, 1993 u0der the Medica Choice Select #371 as follows: Ettmll Class I (emi!oyee only) ......... 144.10 163.10 Class IV (employee & 011glt dependents) ........... 403.65 428•76 AYES: Stoenerson, Brooks, Petersen, FARMERS INDEPENDENT Wednesda I Januar Larson. NAYS: None. ENROLLMENT: Motion bf Commissioner Larson, seconded by Commissioner Brooks and carried, to authorize and provide for an open enroilmont in the County HMO, Medioa Contract #371, from Dec. 15, 1992 until Jan. 8, 1993 to allow County employees to cover themselves and their families health care in- surance needs beginning Feb. 1, 1993. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Petersen and Lerson. NAYS: None. DITCH SPEC.: Motion by Commissioner Brooks, seconded by Commissioner Larson and carried, that the Sept. 10, 1992 J.D. No. 2, Branch B, RLCW Project #49, 100% in the amount of $22,000.00 shall o assessed upon the benefited property over a two year period beginning with the property taxes due and payable In 1993. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. COURT ADM.: Vernon Lundin, Court Administrator, met with the Board to present quotes for a copy machine• Motion by Commissioner Larson, seconded by Commissioner Brooks and carried, the Board adopted the following resoluti,m: WHEREAS, the Clearwater County Court Administrator is hereby authorized to purchase a Canon NP-3725/RDF/DUPLEXINGJ20 BIN SORTER copier for the net delivered and in- stalled cost of $2,495.00 plus $162.18 tax. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None• TREASURER: Charlene Olson, County Treasurer, met with the Board regarding de- partment matters. CONTRACT: Motion by Lrson, seconded by Brooks and carried, to adopt the following resolution: WHEREAS, Minnesota Satutes 273.061 sets the term of Office of the County Assessor at four yoars beginning each Iourth year after 1973; and WHEREAS, a new term will begin on Jan. 1, 1993; NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Clearwater County Board of CommJs- stoners hereby appoints Donald E. Holm to the position of Clearwater County Assessor to a four year term of office beginning Jan. 1, 1993. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. SIGN MACHINE: Motion by Commissioner I.arson, seconded by Commissioner Brooks and carried, the Board apprcve the following purchase: The Clearwater County Treasurer is hereby authorized to purchase a 531 Check Signing Kit for the 5600 mailing machine. Cost as listed below: Check Signing Kit ......................... $1,320.00 Signature Plate ................................... 185.00 MN Sales Tax ...................................... 97.83 TOTAL COST ................................. 1,602.83 AYES: Stoenerson, Brooks, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. ATTORNEY: Paul Rasmussen, County Attorney, and Lee Berget, Engineer, met with the Board to discuss the possibility of purchas- ing a computer and printer for the Attorney's Office. COMPUTER: Motion by Larson, seconded byBrooks and carded, the Clearwater County Board authorized the purchase of a computer and printer not to exceed $3,000. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. FORM ER TR EAB.: The Clearwatar County Board notes the passing of former County Treasurer, Chester R. Welte, and remembers the twenty years of dedicated service Mr. Welte provided the people of Clearwater County. Chester Welte served as County Treasurer 1955-1974. BILLS: Motion by Stc, ..rson, seconded by Petersan and carded, to pay bills as rec- ommended by the Finance Committee - War- rants No. 21341 - 21377 totaling $12,672.25 (county Revenue). AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. LAND DEPT,: Garrett Ous, County Land Commissioner, met with the Board regarding department matters. CO. PARK: Motion by Larson, seconded by Peteraan and carried, to approve the 1993 County Park System Budget. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. TAX FORF,: Motion by Brooks, seconded by Larson and carried, to approve the 1993 Forfeited Tax Sale Budget. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. RESOURCE DEV•: Motion by Petersen, seconded by Larson and carried, to approve the 1993 Resource Development Budget. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. STUMPAE RATE: Motion by Brooks, seconded by Larson and carried, to set the 1993 Stumpage Rates the same as 1992. AYES: Staenerson, rooks, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None, TIMBER PERMIT: Motion by Petersen, seconded by t.arson and carried, to approve the revised timber permit form and general terms and conditions covering sale of timber on tax forfeited land. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. RECLASSIFY: Motion by Larson, sec- onded by Peteren and carried, to adopt the following resolution: WHEREAS, on condition that Bear Creek Township approve Memorial Forest classifica- tion for qualifying tax forfeited lands in Bear Creek Township NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the following parcel of Tax Forfeited Land be removed from Memodal Forest and reclas- sifted as non-coneervatlon land. East half of the Southwest Quarter (E1/2 SWl/4) Section 12 Township 145 North, Range 36 West. AYES: Steenerson, Brooks, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. TF LAND: Motion by Brooks, seconded by Larson and carried, that all unsold parcels from previous tax forfeited land sales be with- drawn from sale and to authodze appraisal of all parcels on the Preliminary Tax Forfeited Land Sale list dated Nov. ;, 1992. AYES: Stoenerson, ' oks, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. LEASE: Motion by Larson, seconded by Brooks and carded, to authorize the Land Commissioner to lease with an option to pur- chase the following described tax forfeited property to Royd Thompson: The East 165 feet of the West 330 feet of the South 660 feet of the SE1/4 SWl/4 Section 8, T-145N, R-38W of the Fifth Principal Meridian, according to the gov- ernment survey thereof. ADJOURN: The meeting adjourned at3:37 pm, RECONvENE: The meeting econvened at 1:50 pm on Mon., Dec. 21, 1992 in the County Board Room with Chairman Clayton SteeneP,,on presiding and Commissioners Allen PauLson, Gone Peterson and Warren Larson present. Absent: John Brooks, Jr. ATTORNEY: Paul Rasmussen, County Attorney, met with the Board to discuss the purchase of an IBM Computer and printer. COMPUTER: Motion by Commissioner BAGLEY, MINNESOTA r 20 1993 Page 13 Larson, seconded by Commiss=oner Paulson and carried, the County Board approves the }' purchase of a computer and printer, cost approximately $2,200. AYES: Steenerson, P:,Ison, Petersen, Larson. NAYS: None. BILLS: Motion by L ., seconded by Paulson and carried, to approve the bills, Warrant No. 21443 - 21447 totaling $340.40 ' (County Revenue). ADJOURN: Motion by Petersan, seconded by Larson and carried, to adjourn the meeting for the month of December 1992. AYES: Steenerson, Paulson, Petersen, , Larson. NAYS: None. Clayton Steenerson, Chairman Attest: Debbie Lewis, Board Coordinator : Mildred Mathison Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Nelson auended the funeral for Mrs. G. Melby at , Greenbush a week ago Saturday. Mrs. Me]by was the mother of Darrel Melby of Minerva. Mrs. Bob Olson and Dillon of Zimmerman,visited at Duane Edevolds Sa[urday. They had spent time with Miche]le's dad Mike Olson of Lengby. Bob and Marlys Bilden drove to Crookston Saturday to spend the day with Bob's cousins, Betty Kuznia and Mrs• Harvey Couvette. Evelyn Handrickson left Wednesday, traveling by bus to Tampa, Fla. Her niece Theressa and Bill McClain sent her a ticket for the trip. Mr. and Mrs. Duane Edevold and Mr. " and Mrs. Bob Johnson drove to Fargo, Wednesday to attend the Farm Show at the Dome. Mr. and Mrs• Fran Van Heel of Roseville, Minn. spent Saturday visiting at his sister Marion and Jerome Husclde home• Curtis and oe Nelson, Grace Nelson and Leone Hromidko, went to Grand Forks Wednesday to attend the funeral of Paul Waldner. There, they met Pastor Bruce Dalager, formerly of Bagley's Grace Church, who sent greetings to all who know him. The Waldners lived in Minerva years ago in a spacious house which they built. Paul, Mary and family came from the Hautterite Colony in North Dakota and were employed at the Nelson Egg Plant. Sympathies to Mary and the family. Grace Brock drove in Friday, from Wisconsin to spend a few days with her folks Joe and Mable Evermoen. Dudley, Norma and Mitchell Shegrud loft for Rochester On Wednesday, : Dudley was scheduled for surgery at  Methodist, Mayo Hospital. Norma and , Mitchell returned Friday. Dudley is .: doing well. Mr. and Mrs. Morris Stenst=d of New • Effington, S. Dak. spent the weekend with Ron Kesmers. Sheri Fent drove up from Detroit Lakes on Sundsy, to visit with parent=, the Charles Newland and Grandpa and Grandma Evermoen. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Chase and family of New Ulm, and Mr, and Mrs. Chuck Chase and Ashley of Moorhead spent • the weekend with morn and dad Chase. Tom also spent time with morn, Delores : Anderson. * Clarice Austinson drove over from , Ada on Saturday, to help morn. Thanks a bunch. Mrs Paul Karsina. Ashley and Jana of : t Barnesville came to the Edevold home Monday. She and morn, JoAun, went to ,', Bemidji to shop. The girls stayed with Auntie Melayne. There were two funerals at Rice on Saturday. At 10:30 a.m. for John  Brmmmer, 93, with many relatives and friends attending. His two sisters, t Emma Truax of Wadena with some of her * family. Sarah Cheney of Park Rapids and family members. Others came from Bertha, Eagle Bend and Anoka areas and , a host of friends. Accept our ', sympathies. At 3 p.m. the funeral for Lawrence  * Hanson, 53. There were relatives from i sfar. Sister Shirley and Bud Flukey drove from Nape, Calif., his family, from Anoka. dsd Clarence from Clearbrook with many local relatives and friends. Sympathies to Clarice and her family. Funerals and death at different ages , give us a sobering thought. It comes to , everyone and are we ready for this call? The Lord wil] come as a thief, and we know not the hour. Read Revelations 3:3. '* Bless all the pleasant memories. i I FOR GATHERIN& bUST SELL IT