Aitkin county Board approves ATV Ordinance revisions, previews 2022 budgets at August 10th meeting

Aitkin county Board approves ATV Ordinance revisions, previews 2022 budgets at August 10th meeting

August 12, 2021 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0
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By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (8/12/21)

(Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners Tuesday held the Public Hearing concerning a Broadband Development Grant Application and revised language for the ATV Ordinance during their first meeting of August on Tuesday from the Government Center Board Room.

The Board did approve Assureon Storage Server, Business Development and Recreation Grant, a $500 donation to Aitkin County Search & Rescue from the Palisade Fire Department, an LG220 Application for Exempt Permit to the Ruffed Grouse Society, the County VSO Operational Enhancement Grant Program, and a MnDOT Agreement for a bridge replacement on CSAH 5.

After a consensus to enter a Joint Powers Entity for the Snake River 1 Watershed 1 Plan and approving the New Freedom Clinical Supervision Option for Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor, the Board heard from Fiscal Supervisor Carli Goble on the Draft of the 2022 Public Health and Human Services Budget.

Commissioners also went on to approve a Public Hearing for a New Off-Sale Liquor License for Ukura’s in McGregor for Tuesday, September 14th at 10am. County Engineer John Welle spoke before the Board on approving the All Terrain Vehicle Ordinance Revision.

Approval for the revision was approved, as well as appointing the County Administrator to full unbudgeted temporary positions and updating the Job Description for the Dispatcher/Jailer position. County Administrator Jessica Seibert spoke to the Board on setting another Committee on the Whole meeting regarding Fiscal Recovery Funds.

The meeting was approved. Economic Development Coordinator Mark Jeffers spoke to Commissioners during the Public Hearing to apply for the NTIA Broadband Development Grant.

The application was approved by the Board.

The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners will meet again on August 24th at 9am from the Aitkin County Government Center.