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Missaukee County Board of Commissioners
Lake City, Michigan
Commissioners Room
February 8th, 2011 @ 2:00 P.M.



Meeting Called to Order by Chairman Rogers.

 Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance given by Comm. Vanderwal

 Roll Call of Districts – All present

 Minutes of January 6, 2011 read and approved.

 Motion by Vivian, supported by Zuiderveen to approve the Agenda.  Carried

 Public Comment:


 Sheriff Bosscher reported that the Kitchen was 99.9% completed and requested the purchase of a new recorder for the 911 phone system.

 Motion by Vivian, supported by Bridson to purchase the recorder system from VanBelkum Services for $17,305.00 from the 261 Wireless Fund.  Carried.

 Barb Hancock, County Treasurer, reported on the monthly investment balances and meetings with local bankers to discuss their products.

 Judge David Hogg introduced himself to the new commissioners and gave a history of his job and responsibilities.

 Chairman Rogers gave a synopsis on the Sunday Liquor Sales. 

 Motion by Elmquist, supported by Bridson to allow Liquor sales on Sunday mornings from 7:00 AM – 12:00 Noon at the County level which can be over ruled at the City or Township level at their discretion.  Roll Call Vote:  4 Yeas (Bridson, Vanderwal, Elmquist, Rogers) 3 Nays (Zuiderveen, Hughston, Vivian) Passed.

 Larry Richardson, Park Manager requested that the board pass an electric rate increase in Crooked Lake Park.

 Motion by Bridson, supported by Vivian to raise the Electric rates at Crooked Lake Park to the same level of Missaukee Lake Park for monthly service from $375 to $400 and full season rate from $1,250 to $1,500 effective January 13th, 2011. Roll Call Vote:  7 yea (Rogers, Bridson, Hughston, Zuiderveen, Elmquist, Vivian, Vanderwal) 0 Nay Carried.

 Motion by Zuiderveen, supported by Bridson to raise the Temporary Help line item in the County Park Budget (208 000 707) from $28,500 to $34,300 using an $800 transfer from 208 000 972 Capitol Outlay.  Carried.


 Motion by Vivian, supported by Elmquist to pass the following Resolution:


Roth IRA Amendment Resolution

Security Benefits Def Comp Program


WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners for Missaukee County hereby certifies that the following resolutions were duly adopted by the Board on this 8th day of February, 2011 and that such resolution has not been modified or rescinded:

RESOLVED, that the Roth 457 Amendment of the Missaukee County, MI 457 DC Plan effective March 1, 2011 presented at this meeting to the Board is hereby approved and adopted and that the proper representatives of the Employer are hereby authorized and directed to execute and deliver to the Administrator of the Plan one or more counterparts of the amendment.

RESOLVED, that the proper representatives of the Employer shall act as soon as possible to notify Participants of the Plan of the adoption of this Amendment and of the changes presented at this meeting to the Board, which form is hereby approved.

 The undersigned further certifies that attached hereto is a true copy of the Amendment as approved and adopted in the foregoing resolution.

 Name of Plan:             Missaukee County, MI 457 DC Plan

 Security Benefit Plan # 612483

 Signed by: ________________________________________Susan Rogers 02/08/11

 Motion by Vivian, supported by Bridson to increase the CCW service fee from $1.00 to $2.00 effective immediately.  Carried

 Discussion on a Policy for Closing the County Building to be sent to Personnel.


 Motion by Bridson, supported by Zuiderveen to fill a vacancy on the Planning Commission with Susan Schwager. Carried

 Chairman Rogers noticed the board that she would like a commissioner to be appointed to the NWCMH board at the March Board meeting to begin April 1, 2011. 

 Building and Grounds

 Motion by Zuiderveen, supported by Bridson to pay Claims and Accounts and Own Accounts as presented.  Carried

 Motion by Zuiderveen, supported by Bridson to approve the PA 116 application of Robert and Daralee Cnossen as presented.  Carried.

 Commissioner Reports:  Zuiderveen reported on cost estimates to be obtained on the Human Services Building, Vanderwal attended the MSU Extension Advisory Committee meeting and reported on the objectives of the MOU.  Vivian reported that planning was unable to meet due to weather and will have more next month.  Rogers reported on the Health Dept meeting and the new future goals.

 Public Comment

 Bob Myzorski, thanked the board on their stand on the Liquor laws.

 Meeting adjourned until March 8, 2011 at 2:00 PM or Call of the Chair.


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Susan Rogers, Chairman                                             Carolyn Flore, Clerk