LEGALS

3-21-2019


SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS OF THE
ST. LOUIS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
March 5, 2019
Present: Commissioners Beth Olson, Paul McDonald, Keith Nelson, Mike Jugovich and Patrick Boyle, Chair ­ 5. Absent: Commissioner Frank Jewell ­ 1. Fifth District Commissioner Seat­­ Vacant.
Resolution No. 19-148 Minutes for February 26, 2019. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-149 Application to the Minnesota Department of Health for a Community-Based Suicide Prevention grant for the amount up to $100,000 annually for the period July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2023. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-150 Acceptance of Healthy Families America Home-Visiting Model Expansion Grant funds through a contract with the Carlton-Cook-Lake-St. Louis Community Health Board in the amount of $358,473 and $14,253 from Carlton County for the period May 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019; authorize the addition of one (1) 1.0 FTE Public Health Nurse position and one (1) Public Health Program Coordinator position designated with grant funding and will be eliminated when the funding is discontinued; and further, rescind County Board Resolution No. 18-407. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-151 Reallocation of one (1) 1.0 FTE Information Specialist I position to a 1.0 FTE Social Service Specialist in the Public Health and Human Services Department. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-152 Cooperative agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation for a fund swap with Cook County under Agreement No. 1033245 for a County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 6 project. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-153 Bid awarded to KGM Contractors, Inc., Angora, MN, in the amount of $2,945,649.43 for a reclaim and overlay, bituminous overlay, and railroad crossing bituminous surfacing project at various locations in northern St. Louis County. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-154 Bid awarded to Hawkinson Construction Co., Inc., Grand Rapids, MN, in the amount of $497,038.21 for a mill bituminous surface, curb & gutter, sidewalks, and bituminous surfacing project located on CSAH 30/West 7th Street in Floodwood. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-155 Bid awarded to Century Fence Company, Forest Lake, MN, in the amount of $1,036,589.39 for pavement markings in St. Louis and Lake Counties. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-156 Bid awarded to Redstone Construction, LLC, Mora, MN, in the amount of $1,000,054.05 for approach grading and Bridge 69A56 located on CSAH 44/Pequaywan Lake Road over Little Cloquet River in Unorganized Township 54-13. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-157 Purchase of six (6) Mack Granite tandem axle diesel trucks from Twin Cities Mack & Volvo Trucks of Roseville, MN, for a total cost of $769,041.48. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-158 Application for permit authorizing the sale and consumption of intoxicating liquor (set-ups) by Ely Nordic Ski Club d/b/a Hidden Valley Chalet, Morse Township, change of board members and renewal. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-159 Application for permit authorizing the sale and consumption of intoxicating liquor (set-ups) by Melrude Whistle Stop, LLC d/b/a Melrude Whistle Stop, LLC, Ellsburg Township, renewal. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-160 Workers' compensation report dated February 15, 2019. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-161 Abolish the job classification title Micrographics Production Operator, effective immediately. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-162
Confirm the appointment of Derek P. Harbin as Mine Inspector for a three (3) year term, effective March 26, 2019, through March 25, 2022. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-163 Approve the new unclassified Heritage and Arts Center Director classification in the Management Compensation Plan, Grade A21, and authorize the reallocation of a vacant 1.0 FTE Management Analyst II position to the Heritage and Arts Center Director classification. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-164 Non-exclusive easement over state tax forfeited land located in the NE 1/4 of NW 1/4, Section 27, Township 50 North, Range 19 West (Arrowhead Township) granted to Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership, for a cathodic protection system to provide corrosion protection for an existing pipeline, upon total payment of $426. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-165 Non-exclusive utility easement over state tax forfeited lands located in Section 27, Township 50 North, Range 19 West (Arrowhead Township) granted to Lake Country Power to extend an underground utility service to an Enbridge site, upon total payment of $6,396. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-166 Non-exclusive utility easement over state tax forfeited lands located in Unorganized Townships 54-15 and 54-16 granted to Lake Country Power for an existing powerline, upon total payment of $13,696. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-167 Road right-of-way easement across state tax forfeited lands located in Sections 3, 4, 9 and 10, Township 62 North, Range 14 West (Eagles Nest Township) granted to Andrew Park, upon total payment of $5,766.64. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-168 Drainage and utility easement across state tax forfeited land located in part of Lots 8 and 9, Auditor's Plat No. 19, granted to the City of Duluth, upon total payment of a $150 administration fee. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-169 Special sale of state tax forfeited land described as Tract 14, Missabe Park Addition to Proctor Midway (Parcel code 450-0090-00140) to Independent School District No. 704 (Proctor) for an addition to the District's athletic site, upon total payment of $3,274.23; and further, the County Auditor may offer for sale at public auction, the described land if Independent School District No. 704 does not purchase the land by September 5, 2019. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-170 Appraisal report for an informal sale of timber as submitted by the Land Commissioner. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner McDonald. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-171 Apportionment of the 2018 Land and Minerals Department's net proceeds in the amount of $958,441.76. Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Nelson. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 19-172 Support passage of legislation to fund the Good Food Access Fund. Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Olson, moved to consider; the item had not been to committee. Passed 5-0. Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Olson, moved the resolution. Passed 5-0.
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 . March 21-1


 


 


 


 


 


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