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GRAND FORKS COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING January 5, 2021 - 4:00 P.

GRAND FORKS COUNTY
COMMISSION MEETING
January 5, 2021 - 4:00 P.M.
The Board met pursuant to adjournment with Commissioners Pic, Falck, Rost, Engen and Knauf present. Commissioners Falck and Engen participated via Zoom.
Moved by Rost, seconded by Knauf, to approve the minutes of the December 15, 2020 meeting. Motion carried unanimously.
Moved by Knauf, seconded by Falck, to approve the order of the agenda. Motion carried unanimously.
Moved by Knauf, seconded by Knauf, to approve the consent agenda. Items in the consent agenda included: bills as submitted by the County Auditor, check # 37170 - Bonham Kevin- $66.78, 37171 - Fargo Municipal Court- $500, 37172 - GF City Municipal Court- $251, 37173 - Verizon Wireless - Newark NJ- $413.28, 37174 - Zoom- $29.98, 37175 - City of Emerado (Hwy)- $78.94, 37176 - City of Larimore (Hwy)- $62.89, 37177 - City of Northwood (Hwy)- $159.91, 37178 - City of Thompson (Hwy)- $63.91, 37179 - 1101 Dental Pllc- $338, 37180 - 3-D Specialties- $19583.93, 37181 - Advance Auto Parts- $257.64, 37182 - Advanced Drainage Systems Inc- $79288.4, 37183 - Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc.- $2510.9, 37184 - Allstate Peterbilt-Grand Forks- $166.24, 37185 - Altru Clinic Pharmacy- $34.25, 37186 - Altru Clinic-Main- $2099.19, 37187 - Altru Health System (978)- $904.83, 37188 - Andrus, Victoria R - $143.83, 37189 - Aramark- $835.2, 37190 - Askew Funeral Home- $2300, 37191 - At & T Mobility- $190, 37192 - Baseview Petroleum Inc- $1975, 37193 - Baymont Inn & Suites-Mandan- $86.4, 37194 - Berg Tricia Mackenzie- $643.59, 37195 - Best Western Harvest Inn & Suites- $177, 37196 - Bob Barker Company- $115.32, 37197 - Bohlman Pest Control- $75, 37198 - Booth, Rachael- $218.36, 37199 - Border States Trophy & Awards- $50, 37200 - Boudreaux, Nicole J - $381.18, 37201 - Breidenbach Excavating- $72900, 37202 - Burggraf's Ace Hardware- $26.94, 37203 - City of Grand Forks-Fire Dept- $1044.99, 37204 - Dacotah Paper Co- $687.63, 37205 - Deere Credit Inc- $26462.77, 37206 - Development Homes- $108.75, 37207 - Dupage Trading Company LLC- $370, 37208 - Enterprise Rent-A -Car- $112.5, 37209 - Expressway Suites-Grand Forks- $77.95, 37210 - Fastenal- $80.15, 37211 - Feldman, Syler- $1363.12, 37212 - First Collections Inc- $825.99, 37213 - Fugazzi Alissa- $507.15, 37214 - Garon Corporation- $2100, 37215 - GF Clerk of District Ct- $251, 37216 - GF Cnty Treasurer- $10694.87, 37217 - GF Public Health Department- $23388.77, 37218 - GF Welding & Machine- $776.43, 37219 - Gowan Jessica- $24, 37220 - Gowan, Nadin - $247.83, 37221 - Grand Sky Construction Company LLC- $195093.75, 37222 - Grand Trailer Sales LLC- $24635, 37223 - Greatamerica Financial Srvcs- $1455.64, 37224 - Gregory Ian Runge- $476.6, 37225 - Hancock Concrete Products LLC- $119905.94, 37226 - Hesson, Cara- $50, 37227 - House, Taylor- $2172.63, 37228 - Hutton Myste- $40.25, 37229 - Hutton, Kelly Christine- $73.04, 37230 - Interstate Power Systems Inc- $2658.14, 37231 - Interstate Towing & Recovery- $2345.76, 37232 - Interstate Towing & Recovery- $4239.59, 37233 - Inventory Trading Company- $385, 37234 - Johnson & Autrey Law Firm- $68.14, 37235 - Johnson Ruth Ann- $230, 37236 - Johnson, Alexandria N- $775, 37237 - Johnson, Brandi- $27.65, 37238 - Keller Jalissa Spanier- $42.55, 37239 - KLJ- $5918.74, 37240 - Knain Jolaine- $214.22, 37241 - Knight Printing- $307.5, 37242 - Kronos- $510.87, 37243 - Kutak Rock Llp- $425, 37244 - Liberty Business Systems-Fargo- $221.13, 37245 - Lipp Carlson & Assoc Ltd- $150, 37246 - Little Falls Machine Inc- $169.87, 37247 - Lunseth Plumbing & Heating- $47.04, 37248 - Maier, Stephanie- $130.18, 37249 - Manvel Oil Coop- $1166.88, 37250 - Marco -Tx- $774.26, 37251 - Mckesson Medical Surgical- $11.88, 37252 - Mcmaster - Carr- $361.37, 37253 - Mcnair, Michael D- $1854.02, 37254 - Menards- $182.54, 37255 - Michael, Sherishana- $582.41, 37256 - Midcontinent Communications- $4730.21, 37257 - Mutch Oil Company- $348.3, 37258 - Myles Kami Jo- $133.4, 37259 - NC Dept of Health & Human Services- $24, 37260 - NCDMV- $15, 37261 - ND Assoc of Counties (NDACO)- $196499.16, 37262 - ND Attorney General- $1024, 37263 - ND Dept of Corrections & Rehab- $450, 37264 - ND Dept of Health/Microbiology- $30, 37265 - ND DHS Finance Dept- $8321.88, 37266 - ND Supreme Court- $7, 37267 - NDACE- $550, 37268 - NDEMA - Bowman- $100, 37269 - NDSU Ext Serv-Dept 3110- $118, 37270 - Ness Press Inc.- $65, 37271 - Network Center, Inc- $35623.15, 37272 - New Vision- $228, 37273 - Nodak Electric Coop- $248.5, 37274 - Nygaard-Koplin Dawn- $213.33, 37275 - O'Reilly Auto Parts- $653.48, 37276 - Office Depot-Chicago- $122.5, 37277 - Olson Sadie- $256.45, 37278 - Olson, Genevieve K - $279.45, 37279 - Olson, Mikaela E - $35.08, 37280 - Olson, Shannon L- $102.35, 37281 - Olson, Sonja S - $63.25, 37282 - Oregon Vital Record- $25, 37283 - Otis Elevator- $23778.84, 37284 - Ottertail Power Co-Devils Lake- $353.52, 37285 - Plummer Nicole- $306.48, 37286 - Polk County Sheriff- $172.12, 37287 - PPI Consulting- $400, 37288 - Probitas Promotions- $3619.61, 37289 - Quadient Leasing USA, Inc- $395.7, 37290 - Quadient, Inc- $102, 37291 - Radi's Custom Woodworks- $7905, 37292 - RDO Truck Center- $71.5, 37293 - RDO Trust Account #80-5800- $2807.18, 37294 - Roddie, Taylor R - $163.29, 37295 - Schmitz Inc- $825, 37296 - Schumacher, Sydney M - $40.25, 37297 - Scott, Tammy- $1516.24, 37298 - Seeba Beth A- $44.93, 37299 - Severson Tiffany N- $119.03, 37300 - Smith, Dylan- $103.97, 37301 - Solem, Christopher W - $27.03, 37302 - Spicer, Alison M - $100, 37303 - Stantz, Dakota- $92.32, 37304 - Staples Advantage- $3.29, 37305 - Staples Business Credit- $987.84, 37306 - Stenshoel-Houske Funeral Home- $2300, 37307 - Streichers- $24081.03, 37308 - Team Laboratory Chemical Corp- $4477.5, 37309 - Thur-O-Clean- $485, 37310 - True North Equipment- $60.56, 37311 - Twp of Brenna Clerk- $12076.58, 37312 - Twp of Logan Center Clerk- $5568.86, 37313 - Twp of Northwood Clk/Treas- $6698.92, 37314 - UND Office of Safety- $864.52, 37315 - Vanguard Appraisals Inc- $6575, 37316 - Verizon Wireless - Newark NJ- $3191.35, 37317 - Volk, Sophia B - $66.13, 37318 - Walls Healthmart Pharmacy- $49.5, 37319 - Walls Medicine Center- $25.11, 37320 - Walsh County Sheriff- $748.76, 37321 - Xcel Energy-Roseville- $200, 37322 - Aflac Group- $481.66, 37323 - Collection Center Inc- $271.87, 37324 - Combined Insurance Co of America- $795.18, 37325 - Fraternal Order of Police- $106, 37326 - Medico Life and Health Insurance Co- $182, 37327 - ND F.O.P.- $600, 37328 - Rodenburg Law Firm-Fargo- $156.53, 37329 - United States Treasury- $91.15, 37330 - USAble Life- $49.08, 37331 - Community Service Program- $2050 and ACH payments to - Acme Electric/Tool Crib of Nor- $26.99, - Acme Electric/Tool Crib of Nor- $32.76, - Advanced Business Methods- $139, - Allstream- $64.26, - Batteries Plus Bulbs- $59.8, - Batteries Plus Bulbs- $359.92, - Batteries Plus Bulbs- $107.96, - Border States Electric Supply- $277.14, - Business Essentials- $2424.29, - Business Essentials- $33.88, - Business Essentials- $162.89, - Business Essentials- $40.85, - Business Essentials- $15.39, - Business Essentials- $9.58, - Business Essentials- $18.58, - Business Essentials- $43.38, - Century Electric Inc.- $107, - Cintas- $82.54, - Cole Paper Inc.- $318.3, - Cole Paper Inc.- $2721.4, - Cole Paper Inc.- $154.23, - Cole Paper Inc.- $123, - Cole Paper Inc.- $1054.26, - Cole Paper Inc.- $767.1, - Cole Paper Inc.- $881.93, - Cole Paper Inc.- $308.46, - Dakota Fire Protection- $1900, - Dakota Fire Protection- $250, - Diamond Drugs, Inc.- $369.92, - Docu Shred Inc- $37.59, - Docu Shred Inc- $40.89, - Docu Shred Inc- $75.6, - Embrace Pharmacy Inc.- $1185.91, - Embrace Pharmacy Inc.- $3708, - Embrace Pharmacy Inc.- $4467.48, - GF County Historical Society- $5000, - Global Safety Network- $125, - Global Safety Network- $35, - Global Safety Network- $95.5, - Greg's Laundry Equip Service- $183.65, - Home of Economy- $4.79, - Home of Economy- $10.99, - Home of Economy- $86.28, - Home of Economy- $67.96, - Home of Economy- $11.42, - Northdale Oil- $13198.59, - Northdale Oil- $12166.31, - Royal Tire Inc- $5564, - Royal Tire Inc- $2480.35, - Rydell Chevrolet- $76.48, - Rydell Chevrolet- $58.35, - Snap-On Industrial- $2576.14, - State Supply Co- $165.58, - State Supply Co- $390.75, - Stein's Inc.- $50.88, - Summit Food Services LLC- $6821.66, - Summit Food Services LLC- $6720.84, - Telelanguage Inc- $244.36, - Toshiba Business Solutions- $26.55, - Toshiba Business Solutions- $71.96, - Tri Steel Mfgr Company- $190.92, - Tri Steel Mfgr Company- $4386.26, - Tri Steel Mfgr Company- $909.92, - Tri Steel Mfgr Company- $6.72, - Truenorth Steel- $13146.8, - Truenorth Steel- $24610.64, - Twp of Avon Clk/Treas- $33430.5, - Twp of Turtle River Clk/Treas- $27711.7, - Valley Petroleum Equipment Inc- $125, - Valley Petroleum Equipment Inc- $397.74, - Valley Truck- $123.98, - Walls Ltc Pharmacy Inc- $13, - Xcel Energy - Mpls- $550.52, - Xcel Energy - Mpls- $2641.53 and purchasing card transactions in the amount of $23,701.44; employee status changes for Michael Sheriff, Austin Campos, William Smith, Ladonna Smith, Meredith Larson, Grace Gutterud, Jakob Metzig, Michael Comstock and Ryan D. Cogsdell; and overtime. Motion carried unanimously.
Debbie Swanson, Public Health Director and Michael Dulitz, Opioid Response Project Coordinator/COVID-19 Data/Analytics Leader gave a COVID-19 update.
Moved by Knauf, seconded by Rost, to amend the grant period, approved October 6, 2020 from October 15, 2020 to September 30, 2021 to January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021, to add a full time nurse to work in the medical office at the GF County Correctional Center to respond to the increased workload as a result of COVID-19. Coronavirus Relief Funds will be used to cover the additional cost of $82,450. Motion carried unanimously.
Kari Goelz, Emergency Management Director, addressed the board.
Moved by Knauf, seconded by Falck, to adopt the Grand Forks County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan and approve the Chair's signature on the county/city/township resolutions. Motion carried unanimously.
Debbie Nelson, Finance and Tax Director, addressed the board.
Moved by Rost, seconded by Engen, to approve the following 2020 budget amendments: 2165 FEMA-2019 Fall Flooding - $127,000, 2166 FEMA-2020 Spring Flooding - $86,000, 2167 FEMA-COVID-19 - $9,773, 2560 Election Grant-CTCL - $37,762, 2910 Emergency Fund - $67,000, 7001 Recorder-Technology Fund - $500, 8006 Water Resource Board - $9,000 and 8093 - SIRN 20/20 Fund - $10,100. All funds had offsetting non-budgeted revenues. Motion carried unanimously.
Moved by Falck, seconded by Rost, to postpone the January 5, 2021 Red River Biorefinery MIDA bond public hearing, approved at the last meeting, until February 2, 2021. Motion carried unanimously.
Moved by Rost, seconded by Falck, to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 4:52pm. The next meeting will be held on January 19, 2021 at 4:00pm.
/s/ Cynthia Pic
Cynthia Pic, Chair
Grand Forks County Commission
/s/ Debbie Nelson
Debbie Nelson, County Auditor
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