Published 3:07pm Tuesday, November 6, 2012

(First Publication October 29, 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
October 2, 2012

The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners:

1. Called to order the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners at 9:30 AM.

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

3. Encouraged and strongly recommend that the Bois de Sioux Watershed District spray and mow cattails to increase the controlled flow of water to mitigate flood and damage from the Rabbit River overflow.

4. Held a Public Meeting regarding a permit application for the TLK Farms in Hewitt MN.

5. Authorized the appropriate County Officials’ signatures to execute a Mutual Aid Agreement between Minnesota Homeland Security & Emergency Management and Clay and Otter Tail counties.

6. Authorized the appropriate County Officials’ signatures to execute the VHF Interoperable Frequency Use Agreement between the State of Minnesota and the County of Otter Tail.

7. Directed Mr. McGuire to study the options and return to the Board with the best solution for a complete communication system in the Henning area.

8. Designated Judy Siggerud, Dispatch Supervisor, as the 800 MHz Local Systems Administrator.

9. Accepted the Board of Water and Soil Resources Block Grant Agreement for FY2013 in the amount of $106,241 with a local match requirement of $98,461.  The recommended distribution of funds for various environmental management activities was also approved as submitted by the Land & Resource Administrator.

10. Approved 1 Liquor License.

11. Authorized payment, in the amount of $1,143.00, to NACO for the 2013 membership dues.

12. Authorized the appropriate County Officials’ signatures to execute a Joint Powers Agreement between the State of Minnesota Office of Secretary of State and the Otter Tail County Auditor for the purpose of providing election recount services pursuant to M.S. 204C.35 for the 2012 general election.

13. Approved payment, in the amount of $9,524.71, to Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc. for construction engineering services related to S.P. 56-090-07.

14. Authorized the Public Health Director to fill a full time Account Technician position with the Long Term Care Unit due to an upcoming vacancy.

15. Closed to the public to discuss pending litigation with architects and contractors in the matter of the construction of the 60-Bed Chemical Dependency Facility.  The closed session is authorized under Attorney-Client privilege, M.S. §13D.05, Subd. 3(b).

16. Closed to the public for purposes of discussing labor negotiation strategies regarding the Human Services, Nurses, and Facilities Maintenance unions.  The closed session is authorized by M.S. §13D.03.

17. Authorized Subsurface, Inc. of Moorhead, MN to clean out culverts in County Ditch #38 and County Ditch #41/65 with cost not to exceed $33,000.

18. Adjourned at 1:50 PM.
Warrants Approved On 10/02/2012 For Payment 10/02/2012
Vendor Name     Amount
3 ATT Plaza    40.00
A’viands LLC    11,552.92
Action Target    727.57
Alexandria Tech & Comm College    525.00
American Welding & Gas Inc    131.76
AP Technology    795.00
Barnesville Record Review    42.50
Bear Graphics Inc    271.27
Beyer Body Shop Inc    80.16
Carr’s Lake Country Supermarket    139.75
Central Concrete Construction    2,553.00
Central Lakes College    600.00
CO OP Services Inc    156.83
Coopers Technology Group    2,531.31
Crop Production Services    30,887.86
Culligan Water Conditioning    10.69
Denzel’s Region Waste Inc    760.00
Design Electronics    79.45
Detroit Lakes Newspapers    159.00
Domholt/Kathy    51.06
Extreme Marine LLC    173.49
Fergus Falls Daily Journal    134.02
GALLS LLC    57.27
Green Lights Recycling Inc    713.88
Hoff/Marland    4,180.00
Information Systems Corp    795.00
Innovative Office Solutions    2,347.64
Integra Telcom    383.42
Kelly Services Inc    296.51
Knutson/Kim    59.95
Lake Region Healthcare Corp    275.00
Larry Ott Inc Truck Service    705.00
Larum/Pat    62.72
Lawson Products Inc    36.69
Lein/Jerry    51.26
Leitch Excavating    315.00
Liberty Tire Recycling Services Mn    8,137.28
Locators & Supplies Inc    6.39
M-R Sign Company Inc.    1,146.05
Marco Inc St Louis    1,019.45
Mathison Co    300.00
Midwest Testing Laboratory    1,365.50
Midwestern Mat Rental & Supply Co    160.10
Mn Dept Of Health    250.00
MN Motor Company    36.26
Mn State Bar Association    234.60
Nardini Fire Equipment    83.89
Officemax Incorporated    72.70
Olson Funeral Home    300.00
Otter Electric LLC    26,000.00
Otter Tail Co Treasurer    956.42
Otter Tail Power Company    30.00
Otter Tail Telcom    75.00
Overhead Door Co Of Fergus Falls    175.90
Peterson Mechanical Inc    2,344.05
Phoenix Supply    905.55
Professional Portable X-Ray Inc    150.00
PSS World Medical Inc    174.32
Pullen Electric Inc    58.55
Quality Toyota    106.00
Ringdahl Ambulance Service    575.58
S.W.Inc    1,010.00
Safelite Fulfillment Inc    163.45
Shultz & Associates LTD    14,688.43
Staples Advantage    197.95
Staples World    152.00
Stein/Wayne    47.88
Steins Inc    1,368.75
Streichers    61.99
Superior Lamp Inc    752.74
Thompson/Marcia    38.34
Tranquility Building Services    454.22
Ulteig Engineer’s Inc    1,151.30
Uniforms Unlimited Inc    233.04
VFW Post 612    140.00
Victor Lundeen Company    156.63
Waletzko/Patrick    177.05
Walvatne/Douglas    128.76
Waste Management    17,269.96
West Payment Center    2,377.69
Wheelchairs Unlimited    328.00
Final Total:    148,243.75

Publication Date: October 29, 2012.

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