(Tuesday - March 09, 2021) - The Dickinson
County Board of Commissioners resumed meeting in-person on Monday, after
the relaxation of the Covid-19 restrictions put in place nearly a year
ago. The meeting was also available to the public via the Zoom online
While the agenda was one of the longest seen in
some time, the Board moved through it very quickly, approving all of the
items listed for consideration.
The Board approved:
resolution honoring retired County Clerk Dolly Cook.
resolution regarding the use of E911 surcharge fees. The
resolution opposes additional restrictions placed on use of these funds
by the FCC.
- Bills and payroll in the amount of $1,440,533.64.
- The first quarter payment to the Dickinson Iron Community Services
Agency (DICSA) in the amount of $69,066.00.
- An agreement for
professional consultant services with Prein & Newhoff, regarding MDOT
No. 210329 in the amount of $24,783.
- An agreement for
professional engineering service (P&N#2210282) regarding the ARFF truck
acquisition for the Ford Airport in the amount of $18,177.69.
An operating agreement with International Air Charters, Inc.
operating agreement with Classic Aero Maintenance, LLC.
appointment of the new County Clerk as the Clerk of the Circuit Court.
- The addition of two committee members to serve on the Veterans'
Affairs Committee. This action increases the size of the committee from
five to seven members.
- Changes to the Veterans' Affairs
Committee by-laws. These changes deal primarily with the expansion of
the committee's governing board.
- A contract between Dickinson
County and the Medical Care Coalition & Prescription Assistance program
for Dickinson and Iron counties. This contract is to perform the
services outlined in the Healthcare Benefits Assistance millage passed
in November of 2020. This is a joint effort between Dickinson and Iron
- Appointment of Gene Carollo to the County Planning
Commission. Carollo was the only applicant for the position.
proposal to permit the Dickinson Trail Network permission to "scout" a
county-owned land parcel to the West of the Pine Mountain ski jump, for
potential trail development. Should the study prove favorable for trail
development, the matter will be brought to the Board for further
- Amendments to the Covid-19 screening procedures
for individuals entering the Dickinson County Courthouse. This will
allow additional activity, primarily in the courts. Masking and social
distancing guidelines will remain in place.
- Temporary personnel
policy for Covid-related leave.
- The re-appointment of Dr.
Martin Cristanelli as the Dickinson County Medical Examiner until March
21, of 2023. While Dr. Cristanelli is no longer located in Dickinson
County, he remains the only qualified pathologist willing to accept the