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MINUTES Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting Hubbard County, Minnesota Tuesday, September 7, 2021 9:00 AM Hubbard County Board Room Present:David De La Hunt, Ted Van Kempen, Charlene Christenson, Dan Stacey, and Tom Krueger Absent: PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE BOARD CHAIR CALL TO ORDER 1AGENDA APPROVALa)The agenda was modified to include the addition of one item under Sheriff's Office and two items under Social Services.

MINUTES
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting Hubbard County, Minnesota
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
9:00 AM
Hubbard County Board Room
Present:David De La Hunt, Ted Van Kempen, Charlene Christenson, Dan Stacey, and Tom Krueger
Absent:
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
BOARD CHAIR CALL TO ORDER
1AGENDA APPROVALa)The agenda was modified to include the addition of one item under Sheriff's Office and two items under Social Services.
Motion Commissioner Stacey, Second Commissioner Van Kempen to approve the agenda as amended. Motion Carried: 5-0
2PUBLIC INPUT - No one spoke at public comment.
3CONSENT AGENDA
a)Approve Minutes
b)Approve Warrants and Claims
c)Social Services Warrants and Claims
d)Approve application for Fireworks Display 9/18/21
e)Farden Township Commercial Assessment Agreement
f)Motion Commissioner Christenson, Second Commissioner Van Kempen to approve the consent agenda as presented. Motion Carried: 5-0
4COUNTY EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION
a)County Employee Recognition:
County Recorder - Lauren Anderson began the position of County Recorder on August 30, 2021.
County Sheriff - Isaak Meyer began the part-time position of Dispatcher/Jailer on August 23, 2021. Karen Zierden began the part-time position of Dispatcher/Jailer on August 31, 2021.
5SHERIFF
a)FTO pay for non-union law enforcement officers
Current policy does not have a provision for paying FTO pay to non-union members of the Sheriff's office. Although this doesn't come up often, Sheriff Aukes asked that the board consider a change to the policy that would allow this type of training pay.
Motion Commissioner Stacey, Second Commissioner Christenson to direct HR to draft a policy revision that would allow for FTO pay for non-union members of the sheriff's office and to make this policy retroactive to July 1, 2021. Motion Carried: 5-0
6SOCIAL SERVICES
a)Transit grant agreement
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Motion Commissioner De La Hunt, Second Commissioner Stacey to approve transit grant agreement in the amount of $83,920 for a replacement bus.
Motion Carried: 5-0
b)Approve Computer updates
Motion Commissioner Krueger, Second Commissioner Christenson to approve 15 computer replacements with laptops. Motion Carried: 5-0
7VETERAN'S SERVICE OFFICE
a)VSO FY22 Budget discussion
Jerrold Bjerke presented an overview of the proposed 2022 Veteran's Service Office budget.
8HIGHWAY / SURVEY
a)Submittal of Highway Department Financial Statement YTD 7/31/21 Information only.
9NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
a)Quote for replacement of 12-foot Typhoon Slide at Heartland Park
Have the Recreation Department investigate the cost and effectiveness of having the slide repaired.
b)Quote for replacement of 12-foot Typhoon Slide at Heartland Park
Item held over to the next meeting for further information to be provided prior to a decision.
c)Review and approve quote for two (2) Trimble TDC600 GPS Units and TerraFlex Advanced subscription.
Motion Commissioner Stacey, Second Commissioner De La Hunt to approve Quote #21-57 for the purchase of two (2) Trimble TDC600s and subscription to TerraFlex Advanced, and TerraFlex-Jump Start Training and one-year support subscription from Frontier Precision for a total of $4,526.00. Motion Carried: 5- 0
10SOLID WASTE
a)Review and Approve Auction List for K-Bid
Motion Commissioner Van Kempen, Second Commissioner De La Hunt to approve the auction of used totes and barrels. Motion Carried: 5-0
b)Review and Approve Resolution 09072101 for Laporte Recycling Site Whereas, Hubbard County is committed to providing recycling services to the residents of the County by managing and maintaining collection sites within the County; and
Whereas, Hubbard County wishes to enter into Lease NO. 29005 with the Minnesota Department of Transportation to place a recycling collection site as described in said Lease to serve the residents in and around Laporte; and
WHEREAS, Hubbard County will collect recycling and maintain recycling collection per said lease agreement;
Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved, that that Hubbard County hereby agrees to enter into and sign Lease NO. 29005 with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, and to comply with all of the terms and conditions of said lease.
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Motion Commissioner De La Hunt, Second Commissioner Stacey to approve Resolution and Sign Agreement. Motion Carried: 5-0
11ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
a)Road Name Change Request Policy
Motion Commissioner Christenson, Second Commissioner Van Kempen to adopt the proposed Road Name Change Request Policy. Motion Carried: 5-0
12HUMAN RESOURCES
a)Motion Commissioner Stacey, Second Commissioner De La Hunt to close the open meeting and open the Closed Session for Attorney-Client privilege.
Motion Carried: 5-0
c)Motion Commissioner Christenson, Second Commissioner Van Kempen to close the Closed Session and reopen the meeting. Motion Carried: 5-0 Motion Commissioner Stacey, Second Commissioner Krueger to authorize Sheriff Aukes to fill a sergeant position. Motion Carried: 5-0
13ADMINISTRATOR
a)Administrator's Update
Administrator Cadwell presented items to be covered at the next work session and updated the Board on the roll out of iCompass to the public.
14COMMITTEE REPORTS
a)Christenson: MAHUBE-OTWA, Prime Health De La Hunt: Heritage Campus, HLDC
Van Kempen: MHB, Northwestern MN Juvenile Center Krueger: Parks & Recreation
Stacey: NWMN Juvenile Center
15MEETINGS TO NOTE
a)Commissioner Dan Stacey will appear at the September 21, 2021 County Board meeting via video conference.
16ADJOURN
a)Adjourn at 10:55am.
Motion Commissioner Christenson, Second Commissioner Stacey. Motion Carried: 5-0
/s/ David De La Hunt
David De La Hunt, Chair
Hubbard County Board of Commissioners
ATTEST:
/s/ Jeff Cadwell
Jeff Cadwell
Hubbard County Administrator
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