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Missaukee County Board of Commissioners
Lake City, Michigan
Regular Meeting
Commissioners Room
February 14th, 2012 @ 2:00 PM


Meeting Called to Order by Chairman Roger.

 Roll Call of Districts – All present except Commissioners Vivian and Vanderwal.

 Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance offered by Comm. Zuiderveen.

 Minutes read from January 10th, 2012 and approved.

 Motion by Rogers, supported by Zuiderveen to approve the agenda to add the BSA Server and Manatron Bill on the finance section add Park Board Appointment under Personnel and add a closed session at end of meeting for POLC Negotiations.   Carried

 Public Comment

 None

 Sheriff Bosscher gave the monthly update.

 District Court Administrator, Carol Palmer, gave the monthly report.

 Barb Hancock, County Treasurer, gave the monthly checking account totals for January 2012 and explained how the tax revolving process works.

 Pam Niebrzydowski, COA Director, reviewed the board’s progress on interviewing for the new Director.

 William J. Donnelly Jr., Prosecuting Attorney, gave his yearly overview of his office and answered questions.

 David Stroud, 4-H Director, gave a report on their activities for December and January and reviewed the upcoming programs and the process they use to implement them. 

 Finance Committee

 Public Hearing reopened on the Recreation Plan

 Motion by Cairy, supported by Bridson to approve the Ratification of the AFSCME Contracts for the Employees & Supervisors contract for the years 2012-2014.  Roll Call Votes:  5 Yea, (Rogers, Cairy, Bridson, Hughston, Zuiderveen) 0 Nay, 2 Absent (Vivian, Vanderwal).  Carried.

 Motion by Hughston, supported by Cairy to approve joining NACO with dues in the amount of $400.00 and to sign up for option two for the Prescription Drug program.  Carried.

 Motion by Hughston, supported by Cairy to approve a building fee increase effective the first of March 2012.  Roll Call Vote:  5 Yea (Bridson, Hughston, Zuiderveen, Rogers, Cairy) 0 Nay 2 Absent (Vivian, Vanderwal).  Carried

 Motion by Bridson, supported by Zuiderveen to apply for an $8,100 MMRMA RAP Grant at no expense to the county for installation of security cameras.  Carried.

 Motion by Bridson, supported by Zuiderveen to approve a Utility Bill & Energy Analysis Program with Facility Dude in partnership with Johnson Controls for $0 for 2012 and a maintenance fee of $625 for 2013 from the Public Improvement Fund #250.  Carried

 Motion by Zuiderveen, supported by Bridson to approve the 2012 Budget Amendments #1 as presented.  Carried.

 Motion by Bridson, supported by Zuiderveen to approve the purchase of a Server, back-up Drives and Labor in the amount of $10,918.00 from Fund #250 as part of the BS&A Project.  Carried

 Personnel Committee

 Motion by Bridson, supported by Hughston to appoint Pat Bennett to the LEPC Committee as a representative of the Missaukee Lake Fire Dept.  Carried

 Motion by Bridson, supported by Zuiderveen to reappoint Susan Schwager, Craig Fisher and Natalie Davis to the Planning Commission for terms expiring 03-10-14.  Carried

 Motion by Bridson, supported by Cairy to appoint Pam Niebrzydowski to the Park Commission as the Public at Large for a term expiring 12-31-14.  Carried.

 Motion by Bridson, supported by Hughston to approve the permit procedures between the county and the City of McBain and City of Lake City in regards to the zoning appeals boards to be posted at the building department and sent to both cities.  Carried

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

 Monthly Commissioner Reports:  Bridson reported on the Park meeting and that reservations were up for 2012, Rogers reported on Commission on Aging Mtg.

 Chairman Rogers appointed Jack Cairy to the Commission on Aging effective immediately in her place.

 Public Comment:

 Sherry Blaszak, Conservation Executive Director, reported that the annual dinner will be Monday February 20, 2012 and that they are holding a raffle for beef.

 Chairman Rogers closed the Public Hearing on the Recreation plan.

 Motion by Bridson, supported by Zuiderveen to approve the following Resolution.

Resolution of Adoption

Missaukee County Community Recreation Plan

2012-03

WHEREAS, The Missaukee county Planning Commission is the governmental body responsible for developing and updating the Missaukee County Community Recreation Plan and has completed the Plan Revision; and

WHEREAS, The Planning Commission and Missaukee County Board of Commissioners conducted a public hearing at which to present the Plan Revision to constituents; and

WHEREAS, The Planning Commission has considered comments and recommendations from the public in the final version of the Plan Revision and recommends Board adoption; and

WHEREAS, The Missaukee County Park Commission has reviewed the Plan Revision and recommends Board adoption; and

WHEREAS, Adoption of this Plan Revision will provide Missaukee County eligibility for grant applications with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, and other funding sources until December 31, 2017;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Missaukee County Board of Commissioners adopts the Missaukee County Community Recreation Plan as revised.


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Carolyn Flore, Missaukee County Clerk                         Dated

 Carried.

 Motion by Zuiderveen, supported by Bridson to go into Closed Session for POLC Negotiations. Roll Call Vote:  5 Yea, (Bridson, Cairy, Rogers, Zuiderveen, Hughston) 0 Nay 2 Absent (Vivian, Vanderwal) Carried.

 Closed Session

 Motion by Bridson, supported by Hughston to go out of Closed Session.  Roll Call 5 Yea (Bridson, Cairy, Rogers, Zuiderveen, Hughston) 0 Nays 2 Absent (Vivian, Vanderwal) Carried.

 Motion by Cairy, supported by Bridson to retain the services of Attorney John Gretzinger to begin the Mediation process in regards to the POLC Union Contract.  Carried.

 Motion by Bridson, supported by Cairy to accept the compromise by the Elected and Non Union Personnel and change their signed contracts for the 2012 year from a 10% payment on their healthcare to a 12% payment.  Carried.

 Meeting adjourned until March 13, 2012 at 2:00 PM or Call of the Chair.

 

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Susan Rogers, Chairman                             Carolyn Flore, Clerk