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PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br />OF CASS COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA <br />410 <br />Cass County, North Dakota <br />REGULAR MEETING OF CASS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS <br />MAY 27, 1986 <br />Chairman Alon Wieland called the meeting to order and upon roll call, all members were present. <br />Mr. Larson moved and Mrs. Stanton seconded that the minutes of the previous meeting be approved as <br />written. Motion carried. <br />Attorney Daniel Twichell and Jeff Volk from the Moore Engineering Company presented proposed <br />agreements and easements for the Argusville dike as discussed at the last meeting. States Attorney <br />Robert Hoy and County Engineer Don Richards received copies this morning. Mr. Hoy stated that if the <br />value of the property which the City of Argusville wishes to acquire is in excess of $1,000.00, the <br />property must be sold at public auction. He suggested that the Commissioners view the area and determine <br />if the value may be in excess of $1,000.00. <br />Mrs. Stanton moved and Mr. Eckert seconded that the proposed agreements and easements for the <br />Argusville dike be referred to the June 3rd meeting, and that the County Engineer and the States Attorney <br />confer with Jeff Volk and Daniel Twichell to resolve the legal and technical problems. Motion carried. <br />The Board recessed for a meeting of the Cass County Building Authority. Upon reconvening, <br />Mrs. Stanton moved and Mr. Larson seconded to approve the Building Authority action approving payment of <br />Disbursement Direction #9 in the amount of $174,296.30 for the Courthouse South Wing. On roll call vote, <br />the motion carried unanimously. <br />Mrs. Stanton moved and Mr. Larson seconded to approve partial payment #5 to the T.F. Powers <br />Construction Company in the amount of $16,263.00; partial payment #8 to the West Fargo Plumbing and <br />Heating Company in the amount of $10,993.75; and partial payment #7 to Dakota Electric Construction <br />Company in the amount of $5,506.20 from the Extra Ordinary Outlay fund for the Courthouse remodeling <br />project. On roll call vote, the motion carried unanimously. <br />Concerning a replacement for the vacancy in the County Auditor's Office, Scott Krueger reported that <br />he met with the Auditor and the Data Processing Manager about the position, and they reached an agreement <br />whereby the existing Auditor's staff would do a majority of the duties on a two -month trial period; the <br />parcel description changes to be performed by the Director of Tax Equalization's Deputy, and temporary <br />help to be hired for tax receipt entry_ when necessary. They will be recommending the creation of a <br />position to assist the Auditor with financial functions, this being in conjunction with the long range <br />data processing plan. <br />Mrs. Stanton moved and Mr. Larson seconded to approve the recommendation of the Administrative <br />Assistant regarding the vacancy in the Auditor's Office for a period of two months. In further <br />discussion, Mr. Eckert asked if the Auditor could hire temporary help during this 2 -month period if <br />necessary, and Mr. Wieland suggested that she bring it to the attention of the Commission if this <br />happens. At the call for the question and upon roll call vote, the motion carried with four members <br />voting "Aye" and Mr. Eckert voting "Pass <br />Mr. William Marcil appeared before the Board soliciting County funds for a community -wide needs <br />assessment study for social services. Mrs. Stanton moved and Mr. Larson seconded to approve an <br />expenditure of $3,000.00 to the Community -Wide Needs Assessment Project to be paid from the 1986 <br />Promotional Advertising fund. On roll call vote, the motion carried unanimously. <br />Mrs. Stanton moved and Mr. Larson seconded that Chairman Wieland continue to represent Cass County <br />as a director of the Fargo -Cass County Industrial Development Corporation. Motion carried. <br />Mrs. Stanton moved and Mr. Eckert seconded that Sheriff Don Rudnick be authorized to attend the <br />National Sheriff's convention on June 1 -7, 1986, at Reno, Nevada. On roll call vote, the motion carried <br />unanimously. <br />The Board reviewed The Cass County Report on Administration, and Recommendations #55 through #68 <br />were discussed. County Auditor Ordelle Brua felt that department heads would need more time to complete <br />#65 on the employee performance appraisal system. Mr. Wieland stated that the Commission had set the <br />deadline for July 1st, but department heads may request an extension of time if necessary. The Chairman <br />requested that the Administration section of The Cass County Report be discussed again at a future <br />Commission meeting. <br />On motion by Mrs. Stanton and seconded by Mr. Eckert, the meeting was adjourned. <br />ATTEST: APPROVED: <br />Ordelle Brua County Auditor Alon Wieland, Chairman <br />Cass County Board of Commissioners <br />6314 <br />Argusville diking <br />project disc. <br />Bldg. Auth. action <br />approved on Disburse <br />ment Dir. #9 on <br />South Wing <br />Cthse. remodeling- <br />partial payments <br />approved <br />Auditor's Office <br />vacancy discussed- <br />Bd. accepts recomm. <br />of Adm. Asst. <br />C ommunity -Wide Needs <br />Assessment --Bd. contr, <br />$3,000 <br />Industrial Develop. <br />Corp -Mr.Wieland to <br />cont. on Board of Dir., <br />Shff. auth. to attend <br />Natl. convention <br />Cass County Report <br />on Administration <br />disc. <br />