1.Commissioners Bayerl, Knutson, Nies and Wangerin were present.Commissioner Dose had an excused absence.
2.Knutson/Bayerl motion approved the agenda as revised.
3.Wangerin/Knutson motion approved the consent agenda including:Auditor's Warrants; Agreement with Anoka County for medical examiner services effective Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2007; 3.2 percent malt liquor license for Brownton Rod & Gun Club of Collins Township effective Jan. 1- Dec. 31, 2007; Tobacco license for Biscay Municipal Liquor Store of Biscay, MN effective Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2007; Renewed participation in Minnesota Housing Finance Agency 2007 Minnesota Cities Participation Program with $100 application fee; roster nurse contracts with Cheryl Huls, Julie Dahlke, Ruta de Abreu at $29.56 per hour for 2007; Contract with Carmen Patino, Hispanic Outreach Worker at $24 per hour; McLeod Treatment Program, Inc. agreement for nursing services for 2007 not to exceed $8,683.
4.Bayerl/Wangerin motion approved payment of bills totaling $218,116.62.
5.Wangerin/Knutson motion approved 2007 Memorandum of Intent with University of Minnesota Extension Service to augment Nutrition Education Program in McLeodCounty with $58,425 for a .75 full-time equivalencyCounty Extension Educator and $60,600 for a 1.0 FTE 4-H Program Coordinator for total of $119,025 effective Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2007.
6.Knutson/Bayerl approved 2007 Memorandum of Agreement with University of Minnesota for cost-share contribution to Extension programs locally and to employ countyExtension staff for $23,783 effective Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2007.
7.Wangerin/Knutson motion approved Dec 19, 2006, County Board Meeting Minutes and Synopsis.
8.Bayerl/Knutson motion approved tobacco license for Big Don’s Carthedral of Lester Prairie, MN effective Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2007.
9.Wangerin/Bayerl motion approved Conditional Use Permit 06-27 for Kelli Reiner for a retreat center in Section 33 of Hassan Valley Township.
Discussion was also held concerning the following:
1.The Commissioners presented a plaque to Wayne Vinkemeier in appreciation for his dedicated service to the McLeod County Sheriff Office from April 6, 1979, to January 2, 2007.
2.Court Service Officer Terry Sandquist met to brief board regarding 2006 County Achievement Award from Association of Minnesota Counties for Repeat Offender Alternative Response program.
Complete minutes are on file in the CountyAdministrator's Office.The meeting recessed at until Jan. 2, 2007.