Summary of Minutes of the OTTER TAIL COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, Aug 28, 2012

Published 3:08pm Tuesday, October 2, 2012

(First Publication September 18, 2012)

Summary of Minutes of the
(Full Text Available at the Office of the
County Administrator
or at under Board of Commissioners)
Otter Tail County Government Services Center
August 28, 2012

The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners:

1. Called to order the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners at 8:30 AM.

2. Approved payment of the County Board bills as follows.

3. Held a Dog Bite hearing.

4. Certify the following purchase of land by the DNR as requested:  East Lost Lake AMA – Alan
S. Bensman TSTEE et al – Pt GL 5 & 7 Beg NW Cor GL 5 S 710’ NE 294.43’ SE 236.08’N 496 to Lk NWLY on Lk to N Ln Sec 11 W 302’ to BG.

5. Awarded the fire pump installation project at the Fergus Falls Transfer Station to Simplex Grinnell of Fargo, ND, as the lowest responsible bidder with a project cost of $54,850.00.

6. Authorized payment, in the amount of $226,300, from Otter Tail County to the Prairie Lakes Municipal Solid Waste Authority 2012 Operating Fund.  The Otter Tail County funds are 45.26% of the total $500,000 to be paid to the Operating Fund.

7. Authorized the Sheriff to sign a contract with for sale of property instead of holding a local sale/auction.

8. Authorized the appropriate County Officials’ signatures to execute FY 2013 Snowmobile Maintenance and Grooming Grant Agreements between the State of Minnesota DNR, County of Otter Tail and Snowmobile Club sponsors as follows:
Otter Trail Riders    $53,671.00
Otter Country Trail Association
(OCTA)    $106,807.20
Henning Sno Cruisers    $17,954.00
Prairie Snow Drifters    $12,758.80

9. Approved 1 Final Plat.

10. Denied the Application for a Grade & Fill Permit for Lake Street proposed by the Midway Park Plat Owners and leave the sod in place.  Discussion continued regarding the reasons for the denial as follows:  (1) there is no purpose (different use) that would be provided by a gravel drive, (2) the current sod that is in place provides for erosion control, (3) requesting work to be done on property other than the owner of the property is not a good policy, and (4) geogrid panels would be a better alternative than a gravel drive.

11. Approved payment of the Human Services bills and claims as presented.

12. Authorized Rick West, Highway Engineer, to serve on the University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies (CTS) Safety & Traffic Flow Council

13. Authorized the landowner to install a 24” culvert in the first approach east of 300th Avenue and east of the homestead in Ditch #55 to match the size of the downstream pipe with supervision of the Ditch Authority.

14. Authorized Final Payment per Estimate No. 3, in the amount of $12,004.97, payable to Hough, Inc. for S.A.P. 056-997-002, as recommended by the Public Works Director.

15. Adjourned at 11:43 AM.
Warrants Approved On 8/28/2012 For Payment 8/28/2012

Vendor Name     Amount
A-1 Lock & Key    114.62
A’viands LLC    6,087.99
Adams/Nathan    169.44
Ag Resource Consulting Inc    534.00
Auto Value Fergus Falls    3.53
Big McDonald Resort    45.61
Bob’s Standard Bulk Service    118.50
Brian’s Repair-Northland Rebuilding    120.00
CDW Government Inc    49,824.52
Certified Auto Repair    464.09
Christensen Construction    2,356.48
Cline/Gordon    1,076.74
Code 4 Services LLC    6,576.36
CSD    150.00
Cummins NPower LLC    1,103.35
Demuth/John    7.59
Denzel’s Region Waste Inc    1,190.00
Dex East    21.15
Dynamic Imaging Systems Inc    3,570.96
Eastwood/Garrett    150.00
Ergometrics    531.99
Fargo Glass And Paint Co    148.00
Fastenal Company    27.71
Fergus Falls/City Of    46,265.13
Fergus Power Pump Inc    360.00
Fergus Tire Center    26.57
Forms & Systems of Minnesota    1,481.05
Giza/Tyler    122.10
Godfathers Exterminating Inc    338.31
Goedtke/Issac    72.00
Grand View Lodge    404.00
Haugrud/Bruce M    660.00
Hedahls Headquarters    46.23
Hoff/Marland    2,447.50
Hoium/Rick    126.73
Holte/Leslie    150.00
Hugs & Stitches    1,000.00
Information Systems Corp    765.00
Innovative Office Solutions    39.36
J C’s General Store    41.23
Kampa/Charles    120.00
Karch/Kim    245.24
Kelly Services Inc    764.94
Key Government Finance Inc    8,788.78
Larry Ott Inc Truck Service    1,360.00
Locators & Supplies Inc    11.22
M-R Sign Company Inc.    2,485.49
Manderud/Viola J    38.85
Marco Inc St Louis    1,712.35
Mark Sand & Gravel Co    129,672.48
Martinson/Sethney    72.00
Martz/Kyler    72.00
Mathison CO    456.54
Midwestern Mat Rental & Supply Co    84.88
Minnkota    79.00
MN CVSO Secretaries & Assit Assn    129.00
MN Dept of Labor & Industry    70.00
Mn Dept Of Transportation    125.00
Mn Sheriffs’ Association    200.00
Myhre/Jim    610.31
Otter Tail Co Treasurer    444.09
Overland Mechanical Services    370.54
Pamida Pharmacy    306.49
Pebble Lake Auto Repair    2,239.44
Perham Area EMS    335.00
Pitney Bowes    917.01
Productive Alternatives Inc    146.04
PSS World Medical INC    272.13
Quill Corporation    227.55
RDO Trust #80-6130    125.27
Reliable Office Supplies    179.65
Ringdahl Ambulance Service    882.25
S.W.Inc    780.00
SBLC FF    198.18
Shoemaker/Brenda    486.03
Southtown Of Pelican Rapids Inc    17.00
Steins Inc    2,452.13
Strand/Michael    94.20
Streichers    267.08
Super Septic & Excavation    102.19
TNT Repair INC    1,461.85
Tranquility Building Services    454.22
Truenorth Steel    1,487.30
Ulteig Engineer’s Inc    823.00
Vavationland Plumbing Inc    90.00
Victor Lundeen Company    10.59
Wayne’s Toolwagon    35.75
White Banner Uniform Shop    112.98
Widdes Feed & Farm Supplies    450.00
Final Total:    291,603.88

Publication Date: September 18, 2012

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