OTC Commissioners mtg November 20, 2012

Published 1:57pm Wednesday, December 26, 2012

(First Publication December 13, 2012)

Summary of Minutes of the
(Full Text Available at the Office of the
County Administrator
or at www.co.ottertail.mn.us under
Board of Commissioners)
Otter Tail County Government Services Center
November 20, 2012

The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners:

1. Called to order the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners meeting at 9:34 AM.

2. Approved payment of the County Board bills.

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

4. Closed to the public to discuss labor negotiation strategies on four open contracts with the Human Services, Nurses, and Facilities Maintenance unions.  The closed session is authorized by M.S. §13D.03.

5. Approved the appropriate County Officials’ signatures to execute an Agreement between the Minnesota Department of Health and Otter Tail County Public Health to accept a grant, in the amount of $225,000, for fiscal year 2013 to address electronic health information exchange.

6. Accepted a settlement agreement and participate in the agreement wherein Otter Tail County settled claims with Comstock Construction and Young and Associates with regard to the drainage and windows at the 60-Bed Chemical Dependency Facility.  Not included in the settlement is the HVAC claim, and arrangements will be made to pursue the claim against the engineer.  Otter Tail County will pay $35,000 to Comstock Construction to settle payments under the contract and Otter Tail County will receive from Comstock Construction and Young and Associates $192,500.

7. Approved, with no waiting period, the LG220 Application for an Exempt Permit as submitted by the Pelican Rapids Jaycees for an event scheduled for Friday, November 30, 2012.

8. Approved payment under the provision of Minnesota Statutes 609.35, in the amount of $213.00, payable to the Family Advocacy Center.

9. Approved Final Payment, in the amount of $5,840.00, to Grant Mechanical for work on the geothermal system at the Sheriff’s Operations Center.

10. Approved Change Order No. 4 from Comstock Construction dated 11/12/2012, for general construction at the Courthouse (project No. 1119) in the amount of $34,344.61.

11. Approved 7 Conditional Use Permits.

12. Approved replacing vacant positions on the Otter Tail County AIS Task Force to keep the Committee at or close to its original membership.

13. Authorized the Land & Resource Administrator to apply for a Watercraft Inspector Reimbursement Grant through the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for the next boating season.

14. Authorized the appropriate County Officials’ signatures to approve the 2012 EMPG in the amount of $32,171.00.  This is a federal grant for funds to be used at the County level to support costs related and spent on emergency management during CY2012.

15. Approved Final Payment, in the amount of $40,179.72, payable to Mark Sand & Gravel Co. for work completed on S.A.P. 056-600-026.
16. Authorized the Chairman’s signature on the following applications for road ditch cleanouts:  David Holte, CSAH 26, Frank Haataja, CSAH 25, and John Haarstad, CSAH 88.
17. Adjourned at 4:00 PM.
Warrants Approved On 11/20/2012 For Payment 11/20/2012
Vendor Name     Amount
3 ATT Plaza    40.00
3 D Specialties Inc    717.18
A-1 Lock & Key    67.50
A’viands LLC    7,043.11
ABG Maintenance Inc    171.00
ABRA MN Fergus Falls    793.71
Accurate Controls Inc    588.50
Aggregate Industries MWR INC    16,750.83
Amazon Environmental Inc    7,072.00
American Communications Inc    7,500.00
American Welding & Gas Inc    7.86
Anoka Co Sheriff    140.00
Arm of Minnesota    250.00
Auto Value Fergus Falls    1,807.38
Backstrom/Scott    214.95
Bakken/Gaylon    213.98
Barry Construction INC    2,529.50
Battle Lake Standard    74.01
Ben Franklin Store    13.90
Ben Holzer Unlimited    66.88
Berts Truck Equipment Of Mhd Inc    88.71
Best Western Fergus Falls    84.99
Bobcat Of Otter Tail County    534.12
Braun Vending Inc    9.62
Buy-Mor Parts & Service LLC    5,280.31
Call One Inc    87.16
Cannell/Karen    51.62
CDW Government Inc    334.33
Certified Auto Repair    251.13
Citizens Advocate    1,474.17
Clay Co Auditor Treasurer    1,486.96
CO OP Services Inc    137.03
College Way Auto Inc    174.29
Concept Catering    124.24
Connell/Kathy    606.00
Coopers Technology Group    1,428.16
Country Glass Inc    27.63
Cragun Corporation    226.82
Culligan    14.96
D & T Ventures LLC    1,089.00
Dakota Printers LLC    671.36
Innovative Office Solutions     42.04
Denzel’s Region Waste Inc    249.61
East Otter Tail Focus    837.85
Ecolab    299.68
Family Advocacy Ctr Of Northern Mn    345.00
Farnam Tire Center    120.00
Farnam’s Genuine Parts Inc    688.85
Fastenal Company    170.74
Fergus Falls Daily Journal    6,881.09
Fergus Falls/City Of    396.00
Fergus Power Pump Inc    880.00
Fergus Tire Center    1,799.16
Force America Distributing LLC    91.34
Four Season Property Care Inc    745.00
Frazee Forum Inc    1,665.52
G & K Services    1,223.34
Galls LLC    535.35
Ge Capital (Ca)    398.63
Gerald N Evenson Inc    77.66
Gillund Enterprises    166.18
Goodin Company    230.52
Gopher State One Call    42.70
Govdeals    2,023.95
Grainger Inc    209.86
Grant’s Mechanical    958.96
Hagen/Ervin    6.94
Harris/Michael    220.46
Harthun/Trent    9.85
Hauser/David    17.00
Hawes Septic Tank Pumping    75.00
Henning Auto Parts Inc    8.27
Henning Hardware    119.38
Herman/Crystal    12.49
Hildi INC    3,010.00
Hilltop Lumber Inc    76.34
Hoff/Marland    4,702.50
Hoff/Terry    17.00
Hoffman/Randy    258.97
Holo/Gerald A    10.00
Holo/Sandy    179.69
Houston Engineering Inc    1,384.75
Independent Emergency Services    64.22
Independent/The    1,400.00
Innovative Office Solutions    249.49
Jake’s Johns LLC    270.00
JK Sports    285.55
JOBSHQ    354.50
Jones And Magnus    3,450.00
Kadrmas Lee & Jackson Inc    7,128.37
Kelly Services Inc    215.64
Kiefer Companies/The    304.68
L & O Acres Transport Inc    15,073.81
Lake Region Healthcare Corp    6,460.00
Lakeland Mental Health Center    2,278.50
Lakes Area Cooperative    772.49
Lakes Country Service Co Op    88.50
Larry Ott Inc Truck Service    2,605.00
Larson/Paul    343.73
Lawson Products Inc    428.22
Lee/Thomas    300.44
Leitch Excavating    41,889.75
Liberty Tire Recycling Services Mn    2,072.50
Locators & Supplies Inc    332.63
M-R Sign Company Inc.    11,418.47
Mann/Randall    299.33
Mapping Solutions    360.00
Marco    2,280.31
Marco Inc St Louis    569.20
Mark/Kim    41.07
Marks Fleet Supply Inc    114.30
Mathison CO    115.00
Med-Tech Resource Inc    709.01
Mekalson Hydraulics Inc    484.39
MEnD Correctional Care    7,458.33
Metcalf/Wendy L    203.39
Midwest Printing Co    58.78
Midwestern Mat Rental & Supply CO    84.48
Minnkota Enviro Services INC    74.00
Mn Dept Of Commerce    340.00
MN Dept of Labor and Industry    10.00
MN Motor Company    399.75
Mn Office Of Enterprise Technology    1,700.00
Mn Pollution Control Agency    15.00
MN SCIA    360.00
MN Viewers Association    120.00
Myhre/Jim    511.36
NAPA Central MN    118.87
Nardini Fire Equipment    227.32
Nelson Auto Center    90.40
Nelson International    2,293.59
Nova Fire Protection    1,050.00
Officemax Incorporated    66.74
Olson/Richard    2,423.90
One Call Locators Ltd    349.92
Otter Tail Co Treasurer    3,807.84
Ottertail Trucking Inc    13,755.00
Overhead Door Co Of Fergus Falls    300.00
Overland Mechanical Services    1,434.06
Park Region Co Op    615.07
Parkers Prairie/City Of    260.00
Pebble Lake Auto Repair    459.67
Pelican Rapids Press    2,437.88
Penrose Oil Company    1,562.96
Perham Office Supply    160.73
Perham Resource Recovery Facili    87,506.40
Phillipe Law Office    410.00
Phoenix Supply    456.13
Pine Plaza TV & Appliance    1,302.46
Pitney Bowes    1,076.00
Powerplan OIB    3,675.36
Praxair Distribution Inc    261.84
Premium Waters Inc    5.34
Pro Ag Farmers Co Op    2,454.00
Professional Portable X-RAY INC    450.00
PSS World Medical INC    167.47
Quick’s Napa Auto Parts    6.53
Quill Corporation    429.49
R & R Ready Mix INC    729.75
Rapp/Doug    59.95
RDO Truck Centers    7,439.02
RDO Trust #80-6130    704.24
Recovery Systems Co Inc    1,160.94
Reliable Office Supplies    461.33
Renewable Resource Consul  LLC    133,028.26
Review Enterprises Inc    1,810.63
Ridgewater College    1,800.00
Ringdahl Ambulance INC    425.58
Robertson/Richard    129.74
Royal Tire Inc    5,860.11
S.W.Inc    800.00
Schierer/Steve    184.94
Scott Hofland Construction Inc    7,875.00
Service Food Super Valu    93.14
Sewer Service    280.00
Shultz & Associates LTD    38,062.42
Sigelman Steel & Recycling Inc    116.81
SimplexGrinnell    5,140.86
Smith MD, OTC Coroner/Gregory    773.03
Southtown Of Pelican Rapids Inc    17.01
Staples Advantage    502.94
State Industrial Products    268.87
Steins Inc    3,217.38
Sterling Solutions Inc    700.00
Steve’s Sanitation Inc    7,183.80
Strand Hardware & Radio Shack    37.51
Streichers    792.64
Summit Fire Protection    350.00
Super Septic & Excavation    102.19
SWANA    189.00
This Weeks Shopping News    286.35
Thrifty White Pharmacy    108.37
Titan Access Account    1,542.00
Toshiba Business Solutions USA    80.81
Ugstad Plumbing Inc    60.26
Ulteig Engineer’s  INC    512.00
Uniforms Unlimited INC    886.25
US Autoforce    475.16
Vergas Hardware    133.94
Victor Lundeen Company    74.76
Voss Lighting    1,481.31
Wallwork Truck Center    717.10
Waste Management    34,476.76
Wqyne’s Toolwagon    35.75
Weller Oil Co    308.28
Wenck Associates Inc    33,616.62
West Payment Center    761.92
Westergard/Kyle    119.88
Xerox Corporation    168.96
Ziegler Inc    1,153.72
Final Total:    632,439.02

Publication Date: December 13, 2012.

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