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COUNTY BOARD

January 18, 2022

January 18, 2022

The Lake of The Woods County Board of Commissioners met in special session on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Lake of the Woods County Government Center in the Commissioners’ Room.

CALL TO ORDER

Chair Buck Nordlof called the meeting to order at 9:00a.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited with the following members present: Commissioners: Cody Hasbargen, Buck Nordlof, Jon Waibel, Ed Arnesen and Joe Grund. Also present was County Auditor/Treasurer Lorene Hanson.

Approval of Agenda

Motion

Motion was made by Commissioner Joe Grund, seconded by Commissioner Cody Hasbargen and carried unanimously to approve the agenda with the following additions: Set work session-RFP Bank.

Auditor/Treasurer Contract

The board discussed the Auditor/Treasurer Contract and any changes that would need to be made. No action was taken at this time, to be added to next agenda.

Recess

A brief recess took place at 10:05a.m. and reconvened at 10:25a.m.

Tourism

Old Business- The board discussed tourism and no action was taken at this time.

NWA Transportation

The board discussed a request for $10,000 for assistance. No action was taken at this time, to be added to next agenda.

Union Negotiations

Motion 

Motion was made by Commissioner Joe Grund, seconded by Commissioner Jon Waibel and carried unanimously to close the special meeting and open the closed session pursuant to MN Statute 13D.03 Union Negotiations. 

The following were present: Commissioners: Joe Grund, Buck Nordlof, Cody Hasbargen, Jon Waibel, Ed Arnesen and County Auditor/Treasurer Lorene Hanson, County Attorney James Austad and Human Resources Director Savanna Slick.

Motion

Motion was made by Commissioner Jon Waibel, seconded by Commissioner Cody Hasbargen and carried unanimously to close the closed session and open the special meeting.

RECESS

With no further business before the board, Chair Buck Nordlof called the meeting to recess at 1:13 p.m.

Attest: January 11, 2022

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County Auditor/Treasurer, Lorene Hanson Chairman James “Buck” Nordlof