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					TRANSCRIPT OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE BELTRAMI COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS July 1, 2008 The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on July 1, 2008, at the County Board Room, County Administration Building, Bemidji, Minnesota. CALL TO ORDER, ROLL CALL AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Chair Quentin Fairbanks called the meeting to order at 5:02 p.m. Commissioners Jim Heltzer, Joe Vene, Ron Otterstad, and Jack Frost were present. GENERAL COMMENTS – BOARD CHAIR None. CITIZENS ADDRESSING THE BOARD None. APPROVAL OF AGENDA The following item(s) was added to the Consent Agenda: Appoint Commissioner Otterstad to the DWI Court Steering Committee. GENERAL BUSINESS Approved Agenda and Amendments A motion to approve the Agenda and Amendments Commissioner Vene, seconded by Commissioner unanimously carried. was made by Frost, and

Approved Consent Agenda A motion to approve the Consent Agenda was made by Commissioner Frost, seconded by Commissioner Otterstad, and unanimously carried. CONSENT ITEMS Approved Minutes The Board, by adoption of its Consent Agenda, approved the Minutes of the Board of Commissioners Work Meeting held June 17, 2008, and the Minutes of the Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting held June 17, 2008, as submitted.

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Approved Auditor/Treasurer Warrant Payment Listing The Board, by adoption of its Consent Agenda, received approved the warrant payment listing submitted by Auditor/Treasurer’s Office.

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Approved Payment of Auditor/Treasurer Bills The Board, by adoption of its Consent Agenda, approved payment of Auditor/Treasurer bills, as submitted. Approved Grant-in-Aid Snowmobile Trail Permit The Board, by adoption of its Consent Agenda, approved the Grant-in-Aid Trail Permit #144-17 for a five year period commencing October 1, 2008 and termination September 30, 2013, as submitted. Approved Red Lake Game Fund Appropriations The Board, by adoption of its Consent Agenda, approved funding recommendations made by the citizen committee 2008/2009 distribution of the 15% PILT Fund, as submitted. the for

Approved Renewal of Office Lease for Leech Lake Public Health The Board, by adoption of its Consent Agenda, approved the Leech Lake Public Health Lease Renewal for a total of 600 sf in the Community Service Center, for one year, as submitted. Approved Renewal of Office Lease for Northwoods Interfaith Caregivers The Board, by adoption of its Consent Agenda, approved the Northwoods Interfaith Caregivers Lease Renewal for a total of 700 sf in the Community Service Center, for one year, as submitted. Approved Technical Evaluation Panel’s Recommendation for Approval of Proposed Steve Hill’s Replacement Plan Application The Board, by adoption of its Consent Agenda, approved the Technical Evaluation Panels’ Recommendation for approval of the proposed Replacement Plan Application of Steve Hill, as submitted. Approved Sheriff’s to Fill Vacant Casual Parks Patrol Deputy Position The Board, by adoption of its Consent Agenda, approved Sheriff’s Office to fill a casual status Parks Patrol Deputy Position, as submitted. Approved Appointment Steering Committee of Commissioner Otterstad to DWI Court

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The Board, by adoption of its Consent Agenda, approved the appointment of Commissioner Otterstad to the DWI Court Steering Committee, as submitted. REGULAR AGENDA Approved Beltrami County Comprehensive Local Water Plan Resolution Chris Parthun, from the Beltrami SWCD gave a PowerPoint overview of the project. Beltrami County Comprehensive Local Water Plan Resolution: WHEREAS, the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners has been notified by the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources that the Beltrami County Comprehensive Local Water Management Plan has been approved according to Minnesota Statutes Chapter 103B.301: NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Beltrami County Board Commissioners hereby adopts and will begin implementation of its approved comprehensive water plan. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, after the adoption of the local comprehensive water management plan, the Beltrami County Board shall amend existing water and related land resources plans and official controls as necessary to conform them to the applicable and approved comprehensive water plan. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, after the adoption of the local comprehensive water management plan, Beltrami County shall notify local units of government within the County of the adoption of the plan or amendments to the plan. The local units of government are required to submit existing water and related land resources plans and official controls within 90 days to the County Board for review. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, Within 180 days, the Beltrami County Board shall review the submitted plans and official controls and identify any inconsistencies between the local plans and official controls, and local comprehensive water management plan. The Beltrami County Board shall specify applicable and necessary measures to bring the local plans and official controls into conformance with the local comprehensive water management plan. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, if a local unit of government disagrees with any changes to its plan, the local unit has 60 days after

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receiving the county’s recommendations to appeal recommendations to the Board of Water and Soil Resources.

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BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, after receiving the recommendations of the Beltrami County Board, or a resolution of an appeal, a local unit of government has 180 days to initiate revisions to its plan or official controls. The new or revised plans and official controls must be submitted to the Beltrami County Board for review and recommendations. A motion was made by Commissioner Heltzer and seconded by Commissioner Otterstad to approve the Beltrami County Comprehensive Local Water Plan Resolution. Unanimously carried. Review Draft County Water Surface Use Ordinance During the June 3 Regular Meeting of the Board, Commissioners tabled the discussion of a proposed ordinance that would regulate the use of motors on Gallager Lake. The County Board directed staff to prepare a comprehensive ordinance to govern these kinds of requests for surface water regulation. Sheriff Hodapp provided input on enforceability) of these ordinances. of the Tamarack River Ordinance that the DNR. It is missing a required approval process. the enforceability (nonHe reported on the status has not been approved by DNR worksheet for their

The Board decided to take this issue back to a Work Session meeting and work on starting over with a new Ordinance. COMMISSIONERS’ BUSINESS Legislative/Lobbying Issues Commissioner Frost reported on the Bemidji-Grand 230kV Transmission Line Task Force meeting

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Commissioners’ Reports Commissioner Otterstad suggested that everyone get their list of mandated services turned in to Administrator Murphy as soon as possible. AMC would like one point of contact from each county to get information from to compile a master list to present to the State. Review Upcoming Meeting Schedule Next regular meeting of the County Board will be July 15, 2008, in the Board Room of the County Administration Building. MEETING ADJOURNMENT

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A motion to adjourn the Board meeting at 6:20 p.m. was made by Commissioner Frost, seconded by Commissioner Vene, and unanimously carried. _________________________________ Quentin Fairbanks, Chair _________________________________ Tony Murphy, County Administrator

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