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We are located at     705 S. Stephenson Ave
Our mailing address  PO Box 609
Iron Mountain MI 49801

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From Dickinson County Clerk Ms. Dolly Cook
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 COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE PLAN

 

Dickinson County values the well-being and health of our county employees and the public we serve. Safety is one of our main priorities.

Dickinson County has implemented safety protocols in regards to COVID-19 (the coronavirus). Dickinson County will continue the following  safety protocols until further notice. 

Dickinson County is in continuous contact with the Dickinson-Iron Health Department and the Dickinson County Emergency Management Team.

In order to protect our staff and the public, Dickinson County will continure the following  protocols:

1. Limited access to the Dickinson County Courthouse and Veterans Affairs Department Office. All departments will be closed to the general public, only admittance will be by appointment only for business that cannot be handled via mail, email or phone or by extreme emergency determined by the Department Head. Additionally, Trial courts are ordered to limit access to courtrooms and other spaces to no more than 10 persons, including staff, and to practice social distancing and limit court activity to only essential functions. This protocol will stay in effect until further notice.

2. Screening all individuals entering the Courthouse. Individuals who are ill or have a fever at or in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit will be prohibited from advancing through the screening area. This protocol will remain in effect until further notice.

DICKINSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Board Chairman: Henry Wender

Vice Chairman: Barbara J. Kramer

Commissioners: Joe Stevens

John P. Degenaer, Jr.

Kevin Pirlot

Controller/Administrator: Brian R. Bousley

Administrative Assistant: Christy Paul

Dickinson County Departments

District Court Probation……………………………………(906) 774-7522

County Treasurer……………………………………………..(906) 774-8130

Equalization……………………………………………………..(906) 774-2515

County Controller…………………………………………….(906) 774-2573

County Clerk…………………………………………………...(906) 774-0988

Register of Deeds…………………………………………….(906) 774-0955

Probate Court………………………………………………….(906) 774-1555

Circuit Court…………………………………………………….(906) 774-2266

District Court…………………………………………………..(906) 774-0506

Sheriff’s Office…………………………………………………(906) 774-6262

Jail…………………………………………………………………...(906) 774-6270

Friend of the Court…………………………………………..(906) 774-2833

Prosecutor………………………………………………………..(906) 774-1294

The best prevention for viruses, such as influenza, the common cold or COVID-19 is to:

• Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for 20 seconds. If not available, use hand sanitizer.

• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.

• Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or upper sleeve when coughing or sneezing.

• Avoid contact with people who are sick.

If the public does have any questions regarding COVID-19 please contact the Dickinson-Iron Health Department at 906-774-1868.

Dial 2-1-1 or visit: www.upcap.org for additional resources. 

Notice From the Dickinson County Board of Commissioners:

There will be a regular meeting of the Dickinson County Board of Commissioners at 6:00 P.M. on Monday, September 14, 2020.  The meeting will be held in person and electronically.  Public participation is encouraged.  

                   PARTICIPATION IN COUNTY BOARD MEETINGS IN ACCORDANCE

WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIREMENTS

In order to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Dickinson County is providing alternative means for “Public Comment” during the County Board meetings. These alternatives allow the County Board to adhere to social distancing requirements.

SUBMITTING COMMENTS BY E-MAIL If you choose not to attend the County Board meeting but wish to make a comment on a specific agenda item, please submit your comment via email by 3:00 p.m. on Monday , September 14, 2020 to County Controller Brian Bousley at bbousley@dickinsoncountymi.gov.

 

VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION BY ZOOM CONFERENCING Dickinson County is now offering the ability to participate in County Board meetings through telephonic conferencing via “Zoom” conferencing computer technology. Instructions for participating via Zoom are provided below.

 

How do I join the County Board meeting via Zoom Conferencing?

Please visit: https://zoom.us/j/886427399 and either sign-up for a free Zoom account or continue as a guest. Once you have downloaded the app on your smart phone, joined from your web browser, or downloaded the Zoom software on your computer you will be ready for the County Board meeting on September 14, 2020 at 6pm. If you have previously signed up for Zoom, you can enter the following meeting ID to join the meeting: 85898535816 and then enter password: 975455

 

I don’t have a computer or smartphone; can I still use Zoom? 

If you don’t have a smart phone or computer to access the meeting via Zoom, no problem! You can participate on the phone, by calling 1 312 626 6799 and entering meeting ID 85898535816 and password: 975455

How can I provide Public Comment on Zoom?

Chairman Henry Wender will request public comment during the Public Comment periods on the agenda.  Once Chairman Wender has announced the public comment period, please do one of the following.

USING A COMPUTER OR SMART PHONE:

• Click on the “Raise Hand” feature in the “Manage Participants”. This will notify the County Controller that you have raised your hand.

• The County Controller will unmute your microphone when it is your turn to provide public comment.

• A prompt will appear to confirm you would like to be unmuted. Once you accept the prompt, you will have five minutes to provide public comment.

• Once your public comment has ended, you will be muted again.

USING A REGULAR PHONE:

• Dial *9 (star 9), this will notify the County Controller that you have “raised your hand” for public comment.

• The County Controller will unmute your microphone when it is your turn to provide public comment.

• You will hear “you are unmuted” and then you will have five minutes to provide public comment.

• Once your public comment has ended, you will be muted again.

I am having difficulties preparing for the meeting and learning Zoom, do you have any resources to help me?

Yes, please visit Zoom’s website support page on helpful tips to prepare for the meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us

Regular Meeting of the Dickinson County Board of Commissioners, County of Dickinson, Michigan to be held on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. in person and electronically.

 

DICKINSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

REGULAR BOARD MEETING

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 6:00 p.m.

Courthouse - Circuit Courtroom

 

AGENDA

Agendas and additions, if any, are available in the Board Committee Room

from 5:45 p.m. to 5:55 p.m. prior to all Board meetings

 

1.            Call to Order.

2.            Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

3.            Roll Call by Clerk, announcement of Quorum.

4.            Accept Agenda and stipulate additions, if any.

5.            Approval of meeting minutes:    

                                                                                                                                                                Finance – August 20th

                                                                                                                                                                Regular – August 24th

                                                                                                                                                                Parks – September 8th

                                                                                                                                                                COW – September 9th

 

6.            COMMUNICATIONS AND LEGISLATION:

                A.            Citizens’ Time:  (Limited to five minutes per person)

                B.            Resolutions and Legislation – Commissioner Kramer

                                1.   Approve/Deny:  Resolution 2020-16, Designation Depository of County Moneys.

                2.  Approve/Deny:   Resolution 2020-17, Goldstar Family Day Resolution.

3. Approve/Deny:  Resolution 2020-18, TO REJECT APPOINTMENT of Victoria ­­Enyart.

 

4. Approve/Deny:  Resolution 2020-19, Multiyear Deficit Elimination Plan FY 2019.

 

5. Approve/Deny: Resolution 2020-20, County Retiree Healthcare Division 17 (Medicare/Medicaid Eligible Retirees).

 

7.            REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES:

                A.            Finance Committee – Finance Chairperson Kramer

                                1.  Approve monthly bills from the August 20th finance meeting in the amount of

                                     $4,213,790.94.

 

                B.            A-95 Review – Commissioner Kramer

            C.            Six County Employment Alliance – Commissioner Stevens

            D.            Planning and Zoning Committee – Commissioner Kramer

            E.            DHHS / DICSA – Commissioner Kramer

                                1.  DICSA meeting minutes of August 13th.

            F.            Dickinson-Iron Health Department – Commissioner Stevens

            G.            Northpointe – Commissioner Pirlot

                H.         Pinecrest – Commissioner Degenaer

            I.             Equalization Committee – Commissioner Degenaer

                J.             Building & Supply/Real Estate-Remodeling – Commissioner Degenaer

                K.            Public Safety and Judiciary – Commissioner Wender

                                1.  Sheriff’s office monthly report for August.

            L.             Parks Committee – Commissioner Stevens

                M.          Airport Committee – Commissioner Wender

                N.           Fair Board – Commissioner Degenaer

                O.           Library Board – Commissioner Pirlot

                                1.  Library meeting minutes of March 10th.

                                2.  Library meeting minutes of May 12th.

                                3.  Library meeting minutes of June 9th.

                                4.  Library meeting minutes of July 14th.

 

            P.            Employee Relations - Commissioner Degenaer

 

1.       Approve/Deny:   A request from the County Clerk to have a department wage study for the Clerk and Register of Deeds offices. 

 

2.       Approve/Deny: The request from the Honorable Judge LaCost to start the new Clerk/Deputy Magistrate at a Year 1 payrate of $20.863 instead of the starting payrate of $19.179. 

 

            Q.           Dickinson County Hospital Committee – Commissioner Stevens

            R.            Dickinson County Road Commission – Commissioner Wender

            S.            Construction Code Commission – Commissioner Degenaer

            T.            Bay West Advisory Committee ­ - Commissioner Degenaer

                U.           Veterans’ Affairs Committee – Commissioner Stevens

8.            UNFINISHED BUSINESS & OLD BUSINESS:  Commissioner Kramer

9.            PETITIONS AND NEW BUSINESS: - Commissioner Kramer

                A.  Make the following appointments:

                                1.  NORTHPOINTE -                                                                                          Applicants:  James Danielson

                                      One partial term to expire 3/31/2021

 

                                2.  PLANNING COMMISSION -                                                                      Applicants:  Mary VanOss

                                      Three partial terms to expire 2/28/2023

 

                                3.  PLANNING COMMISSION -                                                                      Applicants:  None

                                     One partial term to expire 2/28/2021

 

                                4.  DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES -                                                 Applicants:  Katy Driscoll

                                      One - three year term to expire 10/31/2023

 

                                5.  VETERAN AFFAIRS -                                                                    Applicants:  Denny Olson

                                     One – four year term to expire 12/31/2024

 

                                6.  LIBRARY BOARD -                                                                                        Applicants:  Robert Lundholm

                                     One – five year term to expire 12/31/2025

 

                 

 

10.         Accept Committee Reports and Correspondence and Place on File.

11.         Controller’s Report.

12.          Citizen’s Time (Limited to five minutes per person)

13.         Commissioners’ Personal Privilege.

14.         Adjournment, Subject to Call of Chairman.


 


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All regular County Board meeting are always the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 6:00 PM. at the Courthouse in the Circuit Courtroom.

The Finance Committee meetings are always the 3rh Thursday of the Month at 6:00 PM. at the Courthouse in the Commissioners room. 

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