MN - Ramsey: BOARD OF RAMSEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

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BOARD OF RAMSEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

BOARD OF RAMSEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS 15 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102

651 266-8350

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9:00 AM Tuesday, September 17, 2019

1.
ROLL CALL

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2.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

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3.
B2019-241 County Manager Agenda of September 17, 2019 is Presented for Approval

Approve the Agenda of September 17, 2019.

Tagged Passions:administrator and manager

4.
B2019-242 County Manager Minutes from August 20, 2019 are Presented for Approval

Approve the Minutes of August 20, 2019. ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS

Tagged Passions:administrator and manager

5.
B2019-302 Public Health Yard Waste and Organics Reciprocal Use Agreement

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Tagged Passions:health

1.
Approve the Inter-County Reciprocal Use Agreement with Washington County for the period of execution of

the Agreement through December 31, 2024.

2.
Authorize the Chair and Chief Clerk to execute the Agreement.

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6.
B2019-298 Public Health 2020 - 2021 Recycling Energy Board Joint Activities Budget

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Tagged Passions:health, budget, recycling, and energy

1.
Accept and approve the 2020 2021 Ramsey/Washington Recycling Energy Board Joint Activities Budget as recommended by the Ramsey/Washington Recycling Energy Board.

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Tagged Passions:budget, recycling, and energy

2.
Authorize the County Manager to make all necessary adjustments to appropriations in the Public Health

Tagged Passions:funding, health, administrator, and manager

Department budget to reflect the 2020 2021 Recycling Energy Board Joint Activities Budget.

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Tagged Passions:budget, recycling, and energy

7.
B2019-296 Parks Recreation Legacy Amendment Parks and Trails Funding from the Metropolitan Council for State Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021

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Tagged Passions:funding, council, parks, trails, and recreation

1.
Ratify the submittal of the grant application to the Metropolitan Council for Parks and Trails Legacy Amendment funding for regional park projects for State Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021.

Tagged Passions:funding, grant, council, parks, and trails

2.
Accept grant awards from the Metropolitan Council for Parks and Trails Legacy Amendment funding for

regional parks projects for State Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021 in the amounts of 1,485,998.91 and 1,520,339.07, for the periods of grant execution through June 30, 2023 and June 30, 2024, respectively.

Tagged Passions:funding, grant, council, parks, and trails

3.
Authorize the County Manager to approve and execute the grant agreements in a form approved by the

County Attorney s Office. 4. Authorize the County Manager to enter into agreements and contracts and execute change orders and
Tagged Passions:grant, legal, contract, administrator, and manager

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Page 2 of 4 amendments to agreements and contracts, in accordance with the County s procurement policies and procedures, provided the amounts are within the limits of the grant funding. 8. B2019-301 Parks Recreation Project Labor Agreement for Rice Creek North Regional

Tagged Passions:funding, grant, contract, procedure, purchasing, parks, and recreation

Trail Road and Site Improvements Project

Determine that a Project Labor Agreement shall not be used for the Rice Creek North Regional Trail Road and Site Improvements Project. 9. B2019-300 Parks Recreation Project Labor Agreement for Keller Regional Park Golfview Picnic Area Pavement and Stormwater Improvement Project Determine that a Project Labor Agreement shall not be used for the Keller Regional Park Golfview Picnic Area Pavement and Stormwater Improvement Project.

Tagged Passions:streets, parks, trails, recreation, and stormwater

10.
B2019-307 Property Tax, Records

Election Services Sale of a Tax-forfeited Property Located at 718 Orange Avenue East to the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota

Tagged Passions:sale, voting, taxes, Taxes, election, services, property, property tax, and housing

1.
Determine the sale of the nonconservation tax-forfeited property, 718 Orange Avenue East, PIN: 20-29-22- 44-0072, to the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota, for 13,500, plus maintenance costs and recording fees is in the public interest because the reduced price will lead to

the development of affordable housing. 2. Approve the sale of the above mentioned property and authorize the Chair and Chief Clerk to execute the
Tagged Passions:sale, taxes, Taxes, development, Development, property, and housing

Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the County.

11.
B2019-308 Property Tax, Records

and Election Services Sale of a Tax-forfeited Property Located at 2198 2nd Street

Tagged Passions:streets, sale, voting, taxes, Taxes, election, services, property, and property tax

North to the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of North Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Tagged Passions:housing

1.
Determine the sale of the nonconservation tax-forfeited property, 2198 2nd Street North, PIN: 12-29-22-34- 0077, to the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of North Saint Paul, Minnesota for 12,750,

Tagged Passions:streets, sale, taxes, Taxes, property, and housing

plus maintenance costs and recording fees is in the public interest because the reduced price will lead to the

development of affordable housing.

Tagged Passions:development, Development, and housing

2.
Approve the sale of 2198 2nd Street North and authorize the Chair and Chief Clerk to execute the Memorandum of Understanding.

Tagged Passions:streets and sale

12.
B2019-292 Human Resources Renewal of Active Employee and Early Retiree Medical

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Tagged Passions:retirement and human resources

Insurance Contract with HealthPartners for 2020

1. Approve renewal of the contract with HealthPartners Inc., 8100 34th Avenue South, Minneapolis,
Tagged Passions:contract and insurance

Minnesota, 55440, to continue the HealthPartners Distinctions plan for Active Employees and Early

Retirees for Plan Year 2020 at a 7 premium increase resulting in a premium of 878.31 for single coverage and 2093.20 for family coverage.

Tagged Passions:retirement

2.
Authorize the County Manager to execute the 2020 contract renewal with HealthPartners.

Tagged Passions:contract, administrator, and manager

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13.
B2019-305 Human Resources Renewal of Regular Retiree Medical Insurance Plan for

2020

Tagged Passions:retirement, insurance, and human resources

1.
Approve the renewal of HealthPartners Inc., 8170 33rd Avenue South, Bloomington, Minnesota 55425 and

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, PO Box 64560, St. Paul, Minnesota, 55164 as the medical insurance carriers for Regular Retirees of Ramsey County and other participating public entities for plan year 2020, renewable annually for up to three additional years.

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Tagged Passions:retirement and insurance

2.
Approve the following plans and monthly rates for Regular Retirees for 2020:

HealthPartners Journey Medicare Advantage Plan for Medicare-eligible retirees and spouses/dependents who reside in the HealthPartners Journey service area, at 284.77 for single coverage (currently 279.69) and 569.54 for family coverage (currently 559.38). HealthPartners Retiree National Choice Supplemental Plan for Medicare-eligible retirees and spouses/dependents who reside in the United States, at 341.05 for single coverage (currently 318.74) and 682.10 for family coverage (currently 637.48). HealthPartners Major Medical with enrollment restricted to non-Medicare-eligible retirees age 65 and over and their families, at 784.06 for single coverage (currently 732.77) and 1,570.39 for family coverage (currently 1467.65).
Tagged Passions:retirement, seniors, health insurance, rates, and enrollment

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Advantage Classic with Rx option 2 for Medicare-eligible retirees and spouses who reside in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Minnesota service area, at 209.50 for single coverage (currently 201.00) and 419 for family coverage (currently 402.00).

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Tagged Passions:retirement, seniors, and health insurance

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Advantage Standard PPO with Blue Rx for Medicare eligible retirees and spouses who reside in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Minnesota service area at 291.50 for single coverage (currently 293.50) and 583 for family coverage (currently 587.00).

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Tagged Passions:retirement, seniors, and health insurance

3.
Authorize the County Manager to execute the 2020 contract renewals with HealthPartners and Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

Tagged Passions:contract, administrator, and manager

14.
B2019-293 Human Resources Renewal of Employee/Retiree Dental and Employee Life

Disability Insurance Plans for 2020 1. Approve renewal of the contract with HealthPartners, 8170 33rd Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Tagged Passions:retirement, disability, contract, insurance, and human resources

55440, for dental insurance for active employees and retirees for Plan Year 2020, at a 0 rate increase

with no plan design changes resulting in premiums of 42.53 for Single coverage and 94.79 for Family coverage. 2. Approve renewal of the contract with Minnesota Life, 400 Robert Street North, St. Paul, Minnesota 55101,
Tagged Passions:streets, retirement, contract, and insurance

for County-paid Basic Life insurance, and employee-paid Optional Employee and Spouse Life, Dependent Life and Accidental Death Dismemberment insurance for Plan Year 2020 at a 0 rate increase with no plan design changes.

3. Approve renewal of the contract with National Insurance Services of Wisconsin, Inc., 14852 Scenic Heights Road 210, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55344, for County-paid Basic Long-Term Disability and employee- paid Optional Long-Term Disability and employee-paid Short-Term Disability insurance for Plan Year 2020 at a 0 rate increase with no plan design changes. 4. Authorize the County Manager to execute the 2020 contract renewals with HealthPartners, Minnesota Life

Tagged Passions:streets, disability, contract, services, insurance, administrator, and manager

and National Insurance Services of Wisconsin.

Tagged Passions:services and insurance

15.
B2019-299 Finance Department Master Agreement with Selected Vendors for Information

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Tagged Passions:finance

Technology (IT) and Financial-Related Recruitment Services

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Tagged Passions:finance, services, Technology, and technology

1.
Approve the selection of rate-setting master agreements for IT-related and financial-related recruitment and search services with the following selected vendors for the period of September 18, 2018 through August 30, 2024:

Tagged Passions:finance, services, and selection

a.
Cogent Infotech Corporation, 1035 Boyce Road, Suite 108, Pittsburgh, PA 15241 b. Midtown Personnel, Inc., 1130 Connecticut Ave. NW Suite 1101, Washington, DC 20036

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Tagged Passions:streets and personnel

2.
Authorize the Chair and Chief Clerk to execute the agreements

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3.
Authorize the County Manager to approve and execute agreements and amendments to agreements in

Tagged Passions:administrator and manager

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accordance with the provisions of the agreement and with the County s procurement policies and procedures in a form approved by the County Attorney s Office.

Tagged Passions:legal, procedure, and purchasing

16.
B2019-306 Finance Department Amendments to Administrative Code Conforming

Procurement Policies and Procedures to State Statutes and Federal Regulations

Tagged Passions:regulation, finance, procedure, and purchasing

1.
Approve the amendments to the Ramsey County Administrative Code as included in the Draft Resolution. 2. Direct the Chief Clerk of the County Board to amend the Administrative Code in accordance with the

approved changes. 17. B2019-297 Finance Department July 2019 Report of Contracts, Grant and Revenue Agreements, Emergency Purchases, Sole Source, Single Source Purchases and Final Payments.
Tagged Passions:grant, finance, contract, emergency, and purchasing

Accept the monthly report of contracts, grant and revenue agreements, emergency purchases, sole source and single source purchases and final payments for the month of July 2019.

POLICY ITEM
Tagged Passions:grant, contract, emergency, purchasing, and policy

18.
B2019-311 Finance Department 2020 Budget Certify Maximum Levy for the Proposed Property Tax Notices

Approve the proposed maximum tax levy to finance the 2020 Budget in the amount of 333,577,720 as follows: General County 319,443,425 333,577,720

Tagged Passions:finance, budget, taxes, Taxes, property, and property tax

19.
COUNTY CONNECTIONS BOARD CHAIR UPDATE OUTSIDE BOARD AND COMMITTEE REPORTS

ADJOURNMENT Immediately following County Board meeting: Regional Railroad Authority Meeting Council Chambers, 3rd Floor Courthouse

9:45 a.m. estimated County Board Discussion: Affordable Housing

Tagged Passions:housing

Room 220 Courthouse, Large Conference Room

11:30 a.m. Lunch-n-Learn Insights Assessments

Room 220 Courthouse, Large Conference Room

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