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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, November 23, 2020.  The meeting will be held 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 , November 23, 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 November 9 at 6pm. If you have previously signed up for Zoom, you can enter the following meeting ID to join the meeting: 849 7718 0589 and then enter password: 229929

 

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 849 7718 0589  and password: 229929

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, November 23, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. electronically.

 

DICKINSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

REGULAR BOARD MEETING

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 6:00 p.m.

Via  ZOOM

 

AGENDA

 

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:    

                                                                                                                                                                Regular - November 9th

                                                                                                                                                                COW - November 10th

 

6.            COMMUNICATIONS AND LEGISLATION:

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

                B.            Resolutions and Legislation – Commissioner Degenaer

7.            REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES:

                A.            Finance Committee – Finance Chairperson Kramer

1.       Approve/Deny: In order to maintain a thirty-five percent (35%) General Fund fund balance, funds will be dispersed in the following manner:

  Public Improvement Fund                            $659,547.30

           OPEB Fund                                                          $239,835.38

         Contingency Fund                                            $299,794.23

 

2.       Approve/Deny:    The 2021 proposed Dickinson County Senior Millage Allocations, the allocations are subject to millage funds collected and may be amended

 

                DICSA………………………………………………………………………..$276,263

Breen Senior Center…………………………………………………..$24,500


 
Crystal Lake Senior Center…………………………………………$35,000

 Felch Senior Center……………………………………………………$10,000

Norway Senior Center………………………………………………..$40,000

 Sagola Senior Center………………………………………………….$25,000

 

                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

            F.            Dickinson-Iron Health Department – Commissioner Stevens

            G.            Northpointe – Commissioner Pirlot

 

                                1.  Approve/Deny:  The fourth quarter payment request                      to Northpointe in the amount of  $24,907.50.

 

                H.         Pinecrest – Commissioner Degenaer

            I.             Equalization Committee – Commissioner Degenaer

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

                K.            Public Safety and Judiciary – Commissioner Wender

            L.             Parks Committee – Commissioner Stevens

                M.          Airport Committee – Commissioner Wender

1.       Approve/Deny: Allow the County Controller to purchase/lease a new pickup truck for the Dickinson County Ford Airport.

 

2.       Approve/Deny: The quote from ____________________ in the amount of __________________ for the construction of a connector building at the Dickinson County Ford Airport, pending permit approval.  Funds for the project will be taken from account number 244-000-700.000 Airport P.F.C. Fund, line item Expenditure Control. 

 

                1) Jeff Raboin Construction                          $10,815.00

                2) Superior Steel Systems, Inc.                     $11,127.00

 

                N.           Fair Board – Commissioner Degenaer

                O.           Library Board – Commissioner Pirlot

            P.            Employee Relations - Commissioner Degenaer

            Q.           Dickinson County Hospital Committee – Commissioner Stevens

            R.            Dickinson County Road Commission – Commissioner Wender

                                1.  DCRC meeting minutes of October 13th.

            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 Degenaer

9.            PETITIONS AND NEW BUSINESS: - Commissioner Degenaer

1.       Approve/Deny: The use of the Retiree Health Care Trust Fund to assist in the cost of Retiree Health Care.  The initial principal will not be used on an annual basis, only the revenue earned annually may be utilized to help defer retiree health care costs. 

 

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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