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PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br />OF CASS COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA <br />.114"1101-C11,-...7 226615 <br />REGULAR MEETING OF CASS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br />JANUARY 2, 1985 (WEDNESDAY) <br />District Court Judge Norman Backes administered the Oath of Office to Commissioners Jeannette <br />Stanton, Don Eckert and Ray Larson, who were re- elected at the last General Election. <br />Chairman Stanton called the meeting to order and upon roll call, all members were present. <br />Mr. Larson moved and Mr. Eckert seconded that the minutes of the previous meeting be approved as <br />written. Motion carried. <br />The first order of business was to appoint a new Chairman and Vice Chairman for 1985. Mr. Sondrall <br />moved and Mr. Wieland seconded to appoint Ray Larson as Chairman of the Cass County Commission for the <br />year 1985. The motion carried on roll call vote with four members voting "Aye and Mr. Larson voting <br />"Pass <br />Mr. Eckert moved and Mrs. Stanton seconded to appoint Alon Wieland as Vice Chairman of the Cass <br />County Commission for the year 1985. The motion carried on roll call vote with four members voting "Aye" <br />and Mr. Wieland voting "Pass <br />Steve Grindberg, County Road Superintendent, reported that he would like to work with Commissioner <br />Eckert in preparing bid specifications for two new trucks for the County Road Department. <br />Engineer Don Richards from Houston Engineering was present regarding a bridge which was closed in <br />Sections 21 -22, Harwood Township, due to its poor condition. A delegation from Harwood was scheduled to <br />appear this morning, but Mr. Eckert stated that they will appear on January 15th instead. Mr. Richards <br />stated that it would be rather expensive to recondition the bridge to make it safe for public use. <br />Discussion continued on the overload fine of Mr. Fred <br />Interstate 29 and Highway 81. The Commissioners viewed the <br />showing access to his land by crossing the intersection <br />Mr. Hector does have access to his farmland without travel <br />weight restriction. The Chairman requested Commissioner <br />discussion today. <br />Mr. Eckert moved and Mrs. Stanton seconded to adopt the final draft of the "Outline fo <br />Distribution of Pothole and Street Repair Funds" as prepared by the States Attorney. On roll call vote <br />the motion carried unanimously. <br />Engineer Steve Dewald read a proposed letter to the Farmers Home Administration, to be signed by <br />the Cass County Commission, indicating that the proposed Chaffee Sanitary Sewer Project is consistent <br />with the plans of Cass County. Mr. Wieland moved and Mrs. Stanton seconded to refer the matter to the <br />Cass County Planning Commission for their review and recommendation next Tuesday. On roll call vote, the <br />motion carried unanimously. <br />Mr. Eckert presented the name of Clyde Ahlschwede of Grandin for possible appointment to the North <br />Cass Water Resource District. Two other names were submitted at the last meeting, and the appointment <br />will be delayed one week. <br />Mrs. Stanton moved and Mr. Wieland seconded to appoint Mr. David Butler to the Human Services Board <br />for a two -year term to expire January 1, 1987. On roll call vote, the motion carried unanimously. One <br />appointment remains to be made on this Board. <br />Upon the recommendation of Mr. Dan Martinsen, group health insurance consultant, Mrs. Stanton moved <br />and Mr. Sondrall seconded to renew the group health insurance contract with Blue Cross -Blue Shield for <br />the year 1985 based upon their final proposal of $375,608.00. On roll call vote, the motion carried <br />unanimously. Mr. Martinsen will present an annual claims report in 2 -3 weeks. <br />Ordelle Brua, County Auditor, asked the Commission how much money of the budgeted amount for group <br />health insurance should be transferred to the special account. Mr. Larson suggested discussing the <br />investment of all County funds for 1985 with the County Treasurer at the next meeting. <br />Mrs. Stanton moved and Mr. Wieland seconded to approve the following Pledges of Assets for January, <br />1985: On roll call vote, the motion carried unanimously. <br />Fargo National Bank <br />Dakota Bank and Trust Company <br />First Bank of North Dakota <br />Norwest Bank -Fargo <br />State Bank of Fargo <br />Union State BAnk of Fargo <br />West Fargo State Bank <br />First State BAnk of West Fargo <br />Page State Bank <br />First American Bank of Casselton <br />First State Bank of Casselton <br />First State Bank of Arthur <br />First State Bank of Buffalo <br />Gate City Federal Savings Loan <br />Metropolitan Federal Savings Loan <br />$1,640,000.00 <br />710,000.00 <br />$3,185,000.00 <br />900,000.00 <br />$7,937,000.00 <br />600,000.00 <br />No Pledge <br />No Pledge <br />125,000.00 <br />$1,000,000.00 <br />700,000.00 <br />50,000.00 <br />100,000.00 <br />656,610.50 <br />615,727.68 <br />Hector, who farms land south of Fargo between <br />area, and Steve Grindberg presented a drawing <br />of County Road 6 from a north -south route. <br />ing on County Road 6 in excess of the present <br />Eckert to inform Mr. Hector of the Board's <br />r <br />Appt. to North Cass <br />WRD delayed <br />Pledges of Assets <br />approved <br />Appt. new Chairman <br />for 1985 -Ray Larson <br />Appt. of Alon Wieland <br />s Vice Chm. for 1985 <br />d. Supt. to adv. for <br />new trucks <br />Bridge closing in <br />Harwood Twp -rep. of <br />Houston Eng. present <br />,C6 overload fine of <br />Fred Hector again <br />discussed <br />Adopt Outline for <br />istrib. of Pothole <br />St.Repair Funds <br />Chaffee Sanitary <br />Sewer Project to be <br />reviewed by County <br />Planning Comm. <br />Appt. of David Butter <br />to Human Services Bd. <br />BC -BS group health <br />ins. contract renewed <br />Insurance account- <br />Aud. discusses money <br />transfer <br />