LEGALS

2-18-2021


SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS OF THE MEETING OF THE
ST. LOUIS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
February 2, 2021
Present: Commissioners Frank Jewell, Patrick Boyle, Ashley Grimm, Paul McDonald, Keith Musolf, Keith Nelson and Chair Mike Jugovich - 7. Absent: None ­ 0.
Resolution No. 21-76 Minutes for January 26, 2021. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-77 Acquisition of necessary right-of-way for the reconstruction of a short segment of County Road (CR) 315 (Elbow Lake Road and Haenke Road) and replace County Bridge 473 over the East Two River in Clinton Township. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-78 Acquisition of necessary right-of-way for the reconstruction of a short segment of CR 500 (Wien Road) and replace County Bridge 684 over an unnamed tributary to the Little Fork River in Linden Grove Township. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-79 Resolution of support for a funding application to the 2020 Local Road Improvement Program solicitation to complete a grade correction on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 13 (Midway Road) in Midway Township. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-80 Resolution of support for a funding application to the 2020 Local Road Improvement Program solicitation to construct a roundabout at the intersection of MN Trunk Highway 194 and CSAH 13 (Midway Road) in Hermantown. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-81 Resolution of support for a funding application to the 2020 Local Road Improvement Program solicitation to construct a roundabout at the intersection of US 2/MNTH 194 and CSAH 46 (Saginaw Road) in Solway Township. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-82 Resolution of support for a funding application to the 2020 Local Road Improvement Program solicitation to construct left-turn lanes on CSAH 13 (Midway Road) at the intersection of Rose Road in Hermantown. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-83 Resolution of support for a funding application to the 2020 Local Road Improvement Program solicitation to resurface CSAH 138 (Giants Ridge Road) in the City of Biwabik, Embarrass Township and White Township. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-84 Resolution of support for a funding application to the 2020 Local Road Improvement Program solicitation to resurface CSAH 20 (Heritage Trail) in Biwabik Township. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-85 Authorize a cooperative agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Wisconsin Central, Ltd. to install gates and signals at the railroad crossing DOT 260090S located on CR 223 (Munger Shaw Road) in Solway Township. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-86 Authorize a cooperative agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Wisconsin Central, Ltd. to install gates and signals at the railroad crossing DOT 260092F located on CR 694 (Seville Road) in Solway Township and Grand Lake Township. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-87 Authorize an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation whereby the County will accept Local Bridge Replacement Program grant funding for the bridge reconstruction project associated with County Bridge 285. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-88 Bid awarded to KGM Contractors, Inc., Angora, MN, in the amount of $2,222,690.15, for a bituminous reclamation project located on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 131 and CSAH 68 in the City of Mountain Iron, and on CR 708 in Great Scott Township. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-89 Bid awarded to Northland Constructors of Duluth, Inc., Duluth, MN, in the amount of $854,000.00, for a bridge construction project (County Bridge 389) located on CSAH 59 in Ellsburg Township. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-90 Authorize the purchase of "Base One" material needed to stabilize approximately 51 miles of roadway for the 2021 Capital Improvement Program from Team Lab Chemical Corporation of Detroit Lakes, MN. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-91 Approve a Premise Permit Application by Babbitt Golf Association, Babbitt, MN, to operate lawful gambling out of the Hideaway Bar & Lounge, Inc., Unorganized Township 61-13; new. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-92 Bid consideration for the sale of surplus fee land described as the Ely 500 feet of the SE 1/4 of SW 1/4, Section 2, Township 56 North, Range 18 West (McDavitt Township) established for 9:40 a.m., March 23, 2021, at the Virginia Public Works Building, Virginia, MN. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-93 Abatement list for Board approval. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-94 Authorize the purchase of two (2) Pure Storage Area Network devices including hardware, software, professional services, and maintenance from Insight Public Sector, Inc., under MN State Contract Number MNWNC-125//101417. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-95 Approve applications for license to sell tobacco products at retail from GJL Enterprise, LLC dba The Crescent Bar & Grill, Beatty Township, new, and Side Lake Store, LLC dba R&B Side Lake Store, French Township, transfer. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-96 Support special legislation enabling the private sale and a lease of state tax forfeited land for the East Range Joint Water Treatment Plant Raw Water Intake and associated infrastructure. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-97 Appoint Garrison Hale to the Arrowhead Library System Board of Directors for a three (3) year term expiring December 31, 2023. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-98 Reappoint Doug Hoffbauer to the St. Louis County Cooperative Extension Committee for a three (3) year term expiring December 31, 2023. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-99 Authorize contracts with TNT Timber, Duluth, MN ($95,920.00), White Pine Contracting, Inc., Britt, MN ($18,661.00), and Reliable Handyman Services, LLC, Ely, MN ($23,940.00) for the U.S. Forest Service Britt and Ely projects sites that will promote the Hazardous Fuels Reduction Grant objectives (RFQ 5678). Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-100 Authorize a non-exclusive utility easement across state tax forfeited land located in the City of Hoyt Lakes to Minnesota Power, a division of ALLETE, Inc., upon total payment of $17,799.61. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-101 Approve a conveyance of state tax forfeited land (parcel code 090-0180-00572) to the City of Virginia for public trail purposes, upon total payment of $572.65. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-102 County Auditor is authorized to sell or dispose abandoned personal property remaining on certain state tax forfeited properties after making reasonable effort to provide at least 28 days' notice to the former owner, taxpayer, and any current occupants. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-103 Authorize the sale of certain relinquished shoreland lease lots at public auction. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-104 Purchase of ten (10) dump bodies with hydraulic systems and snow removal equipment from Towmaster, Inc., of Litchfield, MN, for $1,522,980.00. Moved by Commissioner McDonald, supported by Commissioner Musolf. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 21-105 Resolution opposing legislation instituting a moratorium on issuing permits for nonferrous mining or withdrawal of land for future exploration in Northeastern Minnesota. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 4-3 (Commissioners McDonald, Musolf, Nelson and Chair Jugovich ­ yea; Commissioners Jewell, Boyle and Grimm ­ nay.)
This is a summary of the official board proceedings. The full text is available in the Clerk of the County Board's Office located at 100 N. 5th Ave. West, #214, Duluth, Minnesota, 55802, by mail or electronic mail, and also at www.stlouiscountymn.gov.
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