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<br />PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br />OF CASS COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA <br /> <br />~T-=-:-- """i"C'''"'"~;J~_':;'':'S'':'''!lC':;::::-~oo':-::::''-~'.'"':~'__,=~"'_"C"_= - -~=-~:- -,- :_:~=~~=-== - ,~---' ---'- --,',= <br /> <br />I <br />I <br /> <br />--"-==--=-----==-===-=.-==..=...--..."...~.=:..=---=.==~-===---"'--=- ----- <br /> <br />6194 <br /> <br />=~l'~~-~~-'- <br /> <br /> <br />Representatives of the Fargo Community Health Department appeared at the Board's request to review iBudget request for <br />the contract with the City of Fargo for public health services, and regarding their budget estimates fOrt 'Fargo Community <br />1985. Health reviewed <br /> <br />Mr. Lance Yohe and Mr. Craig McEwen appeared before the Board representing The International I he International <br />Coalition for Land/Water Stewardship. Information was handed out for each Commissioner to review, and a oalition presentation <br />request was made that Cass County contribute $1,000.00 per year to support The International Coalition. <br />Mr. Wieland suggested consulting with Cass County water resource board members before making a decision <br />on- a contribution. <br /> <br />The Commission received a letter from Robert Hoy, States Attorney, regarding budget discussslons on <br />the possibility of combining the Disaster Emergency Services Department with the County Sheriff's <br />Department. <br /> <br />A letter was also received from the States Attorney regarding salaries of the members of the Cass <br />County Special Assessment Commission. He questioned making the salaries retroactive to the first project <br />, which was completed since those total assessments have already been spread. However, the County Auditor <br />stated that there would be money in the project funds, under administrative expense for the County, to <br />cover the salaries for this first project. <br /> <br />Scott Krueger, Administrative Assistant, gave a report from Johnson Controls on the heating and <br />cooling system at the Annex building. Mr. Wieland moved and Mr. Larson seconded to authorize Johnson <br />Controls to proceed with necessary work. On roll call vote, the motion carried unanimously. - <br /> <br />Further discussion was held on the 1985 County Budget. A Special Meeting of the Board of Cass <br />County Commissioners was set for 8:00 A.M. on Monday, October 1, 19811, to adopt the Final Budget. <br /> <br />Mr. Larson stated that he asked Scott Krueger to figure out how much money would be raised if the <br />County Commission were to levy II mills on the property in Cass County which is not presently paying an <br />airport tax levy. He stated that $85,000.00 would be generated by such a levy, and this could be <br />contributed to the Fargo Airport Authority for 1985. Discussion was held after which Mr. Larson moved to <br />levy II mills for 1985 on the property in Cass County not presently being taxed for an ai rport authority. <br />The motion failed for lack of a second. <br /> <br />Chairman Stanton read a letter from the Heritage/Hjemkomst Center requesting the Board to <br />re-consider their request for financial assistance from Cass County. The Board maintained their original <br />position on the request. <br /> <br />On motion by Mr. Larson and seconded by Mr-. Eckert, the meeting was adjourned. <br /> <br />SPECIAL MEETING OF CASS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br />OCTOBER 1, 19811 <br /> <br />Chairman Stanton called the Special Meeting to order at 8:00 A.M. with four members present, Ray <br />Larson being absent. <br /> <br />The purpose of the meeting was to approve the Final County Budget for 1985. The Commission was <br />informed that the Salary Committee, consisting of Department Heads, has been meeting extensively. The <br />I final decision on salary increases will rest with the County Commission. <br /> <br />Alton Johnson, Buildings and Grounds Superintendent, reported that something needs to be done <br />about the cool temperatures in the Juvenile Justice Center due to the new boiler not being ready for <br />operation at this time. Portable heaters have been installed in the detention center, but the administrative <br />offices need temporary heaters also. Alton Johnson was asked to obtain prices on renting heaters, and that <br />was found to be $21.00 per week per heater. The Commission will obtain prices on purchasing heaters and <br />determine the number that would be needed. A suggestion was made to hold Juvenile Court hearings in the <br />Commission Room at the Courthouse, when it is available, instead of heating the Courtroom in the Juvenile <br />Center. <br /> <br />Mr. Wieland moved and Mr. Sondrall seconded to adopt the 1985 County budget as finalized. The <br />motion carried on roll call vote with all members present voting "Aye". <br /> <br />Mr. Eckert moved and Mr. Wieland seconded to adopt the following Resolution For Increased Levies: <br />The motion carried on roll call vote with all members present voting "Aye". <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the governing body of Cass County approved a budget for the operation of the functions <br />of government; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the budget results in an increase in the dollar amount to be levied as an ad valorem tax <br />oyer the previous year; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, House Bill 1053, as passed by the 48th Legislative Assembly, requires the governing body <br />to pass a resolution specifically approving such an additional levy; <br /> <br />THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the governing body of Cass County specifically approves an <br />increase or additional ad valorem levy in the following funds: County General, County Poor, County <br />Highway and Ambulance Service. <br /> <br />Dated at Fargo, North Dakota, this 1st day of October, 19811. <br />On motion by Mr. Sondrall and seconded by Mr. Eckert, the meeting was adjourned. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />j:~ <br /> <br />DES Dept.--corres. <br />from St. Atty. <br /> <br />Special Assessment <br />Comm.--corres. from <br />St. Atty. on salaries <br /> <br />Annex--heating and <br />codling work needed <br /> <br />Budget review <br /> <br /> <br />!Ai rport Auth--motion <br />failed to levy 4 mills <br />on prop. not present- <br />ly paying an airport <br />tax levy <br /> <br />Heritage/Hjemkomst <br />budget req. denied <br /> <br />Salary Committee <br />meeting extensively <br /> <br />Juvenile Center-- <br /> <br />cool temperatu res <br /> <br />!due to new boiler <br /> <br />not being installed <br /> <br />ias yet <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />Final CountYi BudgeV <br />approved for 1985 <br /> <br />Resolution adopted <br />'for I n creased <br />Levies <br />