Details for OTC BOC 10.27 Meeting Summary

(First Publication Date: November 11, 2020)
Summary of Minutes of the
OTTER TAIL COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
Government Services Center, Commissioners’ Room & Via Live Stream
October 27, 2020
(Full Text Available at the Office of the County Administrator
or on the County website ottertailcountymn.us under
Board of Commissioners)
The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners:
1. Called to Order the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners meeting at 8:32 a.m.
2. Approved the Board of Commissioners’ agenda of October 27, 2020.
3. Approved Consent Agenda items as follows:
a) October 13, 2020 Board of Commissioners’ Meeting Minutes
b) Warrants/Bills for October 27, 2020 (full list available at ottertailcountymn.us or
the Office of the County Administrator)
c) Human Services & Public Health Warrants/Bills for October 27, 2020 (full list
available at ottertailcountymn.us or the Office of the County Administrator)
d) Approve the issuance of a 2021 Tobacco License to Bobby Schempp Jr, ECR
Assets LLC dba Lakeland General Store
4. Approved Resolution No. 2020 – 75 (November 2020 Adoption Month).
5. Authorized appropriate County Officials’ signatures to execute the agreement between Otter Tail County and Mark Lee Excavating Inc., for the Otter Tail County
Fergus Falls Transfer Station site grading and storm drainage project.
6. Approved continuing health insurance through the Public Employees Insurance
Program (PEIP) and the corresponding employer contributions attached as Exhibit
B, effective January 1, 2021.
7. Accepted a request from the Jewett Lake Association to withdraw their conditional
use permit (CUP) application seeking modification of terms and conditions of CUP
#5753, and to waive the application fee associated with the Jewett Lake outlet

operations plan if submitted by the Jewett Lake Association in the next 12 months.
8. Approved Resolution No. 2020 – 76 (Land Use Administrative Ordinance).
9. Authorized a Public Hearing regarding the Long-Range Strategic Plan on Monday,
November 23, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at the Government Services Center in Fergus
Falls, MN. Virtual and in-person participation by appointment only will be allowed
with precautions in place and can be set up by contacting the County Board Secretary.
10. Approved Resolution No. 2020 – 77 (Relating to the sale of General Obligation
Waste Disposal Revenue bonds, Authorizing execution of MN Public Facilities Authority, Credit enhancement program agreement and providing for sale of refunding
bonds).
11. Approved payment in the amount of $1,017.95 to Sanford Health for costs incurred
under the provisions of Minnesota Statute 609.35.
12. Authorized appropriate County Officials’ signatures on the third amendment to the
Prairie Lakes Municipal Solid Waste Authority Joint Powers Financing Agreement
between the counties of Otter Tail, Becker, Todd, Wadena and Clay.
13. Authorized appropriate County Officials’ signatures to execute the agreement between Otter Tail County and KLJ Engineering LLC, for engineering services as it
relates to the CSAH 41 bridge replacement project, S.A.P. 056-641-011.
14. Authorized appropriate County Officials’ signatures to execute the agreement between Otter Tail County and Braun Intertec for pavement and geotechnical evaluations for the following: S.A.P. 056-614-014, CSAH 14, S.A.P. 056-635-041, CSAH
35, S.A.P. 056-667-042, CSAH 67 and C.H. 111.
15. Authorized the tile inlet on County Ditch 42 to be opened and relocated for increased protection from debris and stronger connection. A benefits re-determination is planned to be conducted for this system once ditch viewing is able to
resume.
16. Adjourned the Board meeting at 12:11 p.m.
Publication Date: November 11, 2020

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