LEGALS

4-20-2017


SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS OF THE
ST. LOUIS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
April 4, 2017
Present: Commissioners Beth Olson, Tom Rukavina, Keith Nelson, Mike Jugovich and Chair Frank Jewell ­ 5. Absent: Commissioners Patrick Boyle and Pete Stauber ­ 2.
Resolution No. 17-186 Minutes for March 28, 2017. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-187 Accept Federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting funds through a contract with the Carlton-Cook-Lake-St. Louis Community Health Board in the amount of $71,458 for the period March 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-188 Application for repurchase of state tax forfeited land (non-homestead) by Helmi Harrington of Burnsville, MN, upon total payment of $16,726.15 (parcel 010-1140-03130). Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-189 Application for repurchase of state tax forfeited land (non-homestead) by Tanja Nelson of Hibbing, MN, upon total payment of $5,762.25 (parcel 140-0150-00410). Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-190 Application for repurchase of state tax forfeited land (non-homestead) by Oliver's Northland Rental Corp. of Virginia, MN, upon total payment of $17,630.19 (parcel 175-0010-01950). Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-191 Public auction established for April 13, 2017, at the Government Services Center, Duluth, MN, at 9:30 a.m., to offer at public sale a lease of state tax forfeited land described as Section 15, Township 62 North, Range 14 West (Eagles Nest Pit) for the purpose of removing gravel (Eagles Nest Township). Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-192 Non-exclusive trail easement across state tax forfeited land located in the NW 1/4 of NW 1/4 and NE 1/4 of NW 1/4, Section 15, Township 59 North, Range 15 West (White Township) granted to the St. Louis and Lake Counties Regional Rail Authority for construction of a 1,509 feet segment of the Mesabi Trail, upon total payment of $925. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-193 Reclassify certain state tax forfeited lands as 'non-conservation'; and further, the Land and Minerals Department shall notify the clerk of the municipality or town in which the parcels are located. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-194 Classify certain November 9, 2016 state tax forfeited lands as 'conservation'; and further, the Land and Minerals Department shall notify the clerk of the municipality or town in which the parcels are located. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-195 Classify certain November 9, 2016 state tax forfeited lands as 'non-conservation'; and further, the Land and Minerals Department shall notify the clerk of the municipality or town in which the parcels are located. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-196 Support a proposed exchange of state tax forfeited lands (Class B) for State of Minnesota lands (Class A) in accordance with the Strategic Land Asset Management Program; and further, authorize the Land and Minerals Department to proceed with valuation of all lands involved. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-197 Appraisal reports for the sale of timber to be offered at Public Oral Timber Auction, as submitted by the Land Commissioner. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-198 Agreement with LHB, Inc., of Duluth, MN, in an amount not to exceed $274,000 for the Middle St. Louis River Watershed Culvert Inventory project for services along with a Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources Clean Water Fund Grant, with a local match not to exceed $69,000. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-199 Acquisition of necessary lands and highway easements authorized to expand the Amborn Gravel Pit located in Section 15, Township 51 North, Range 17 West, in Industrial Township. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-200 Acquisition of necessary right-of-way and easements authorized for a culvert replacement and reclaim/overlay project located on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 22 in Morcom Township. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-201 Acquisition of necessary right-of-way and easements authorized for a culvert replacement project located on CSAH 70 in the city of Babbitt and Unorganized Townships 61-12 and 61-13. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-202 Amendment No. 1 to a professional services agreement with Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc., of Duluth, MN, in the amount of $10,000 for additional work to design a roundabout at the intersection of new CSAH 5 and MNTH-73 in the city of Chisholm, for a total contract value of $130,000. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-203 Cooperative agreement with the cities of Duluth and Hermantown to revise the traffic signal and complete other pedestrian improvements at the intersection of CSAH 91/Haines Road and Mall Drive/Market Street. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-204 Cooperative agreement with Lake County for 2017 Maintenance Striping whereby Lake County will pay its local share for items listed in the Schedule of Prices in the Proposal/Plan Package and Plan. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-205 Cooperative agreement with the City of Proctor for 2017 Maintenance Striping whereby the City of Proctor will pay its local share for items listed in the Schedule of Prices in the Proposal/Plan Package and Plan. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-206 Cooperative agreement with the City of Virginia for 2017 Maintenance Striping whereby the City of Virginia will pay its local share for items listed in the Schedule of Prices in the Proposal/Plan Package and Plan. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-207 Cooperative agreement with Canosia Township for 2017 Maintenance Striping whereby Canosia Township will pay its local share for items listed in the Schedule of Prices in the Proposal/Plan Package and Plan. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-208 Cooperative agreement with White Township for 2017 Maintenance Striping whereby White Township will pay its local share for items listed in the Schedule of Prices in the Proposal/Plan Package and Plan. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-209 Cooperative agreement with Carlton County to enable St. Louis County to perform inspection services on behalf of Carlton County for the rural intersection lighting project. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-210 Agreement with Uretek USA, Inc., of Tomball, TX, in the amount of $145,258 for the repair/stabilization of CSAH 129/Ash River Trail by using the Uretek Deep Injection process. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-211 Purchase of four (4) John Deere agricultural tractor-mowers from Minnesota Equipment, Inc., of Roger, MN, for a total National Joint Powers Alliance cost of $544,613.12. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-212 Purchase of "Base One" material for the 2017 Gravel Road Investment Program (GRIP) and the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) from Team Lab Chemical Corporation of Detroit Lakes, MN, for $538,370.28. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-213 Agreement with LHB, Inc., of Duluth, MN, in the amount of $633,344 for design and construction administration and inspection services for four (4) county bridges. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-214 Bid awarded to Northland Constructors of Duluth, LLC, Duluth, MN, in the amount of $2,132,863.16 for a culvert replacement/resurfacing project on CSAH 7 in Alborn and Meadowlands Townships. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-215 Bid awarded to Ulland Brothers, Inc., of Cloquet, MN, in the amount of $1,112,125 for a tied bridge project in White Township and Unorganized Townships 55-15 and 56-14. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-216 Bid awarded to Northland Constructors of Duluth, LLC, Duluth, MN, in the amount of $2,992,536.95 for a milling/surfacing project on CSAH 110 in Bassett Township and Unorganized Township 58-14. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-217 Bid awarded to Parsons Electric, of Duluth, MN, in the amount of $75,432.26 for a dynamic warning system project on CSAH 13/Midway Road at the intersection with CSAH 45/North Cloquet Road in Midway Township. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-218 Bid awarded to KGM Contractors, Inc., of Angora, MN, in the amount of $1,327,719.50 for grading, bituminous surfacing, ADA improvements and lighting for the roundabout project located at the intersection of TH 73 and CSAH 5 and CSAH 136 in the city of Chisholm. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-219 Bid awarded to Ulland Brothers, Inc., of Cloquet, MN, in the amount of $1,774,400.00 for a combined GRIP project on various roads in Beatty Township and Unorganized Townships 63-17, 64-17, 65-17 & 66-17. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-220 Adopt the revised St. Louis County Purchasing Rules and Regulations to add the prevailing wage requirement on demolition projects associated with a county construction project or if the demolition project is anticipated to be in excess of $100,000. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-221 Reallocate a vacant Assistant Communications Center Supervisor position from the Sheriff's Office to a Technical Services Analyst III in the Information Technology Department. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-222 Reallocate a vacant Soil Scientist position to a Mineral Development Specialist position in the Land and Minerals Department. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-223 Thomas L. Gentilini settlement agreement approved. Moved by Commissioner Jugovich, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-224 Jamey J. Johnson settlement agreement approved. Moved by Commissioner Jugovich, supported by Commissioner Rukavina. Passed 5-0.
Resolution No. 17-225 Support for legislation to increase Medical Assistance reimbursement for Public Health Nurse Family Home Visits. Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Rukavina, moved to consider; the item had not been to Committee of the Whole. Passed 5-0. Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Nelson, 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 . April 20 - 1


 


 


 


 


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