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KimMakileadstheCivilDivisionotheCountyAttorneysOce.ThedivisionisresponsibleoradvisingCountyAdministrationandallcountydepartmentsregardingcountybusinessandgovernanceissues.Divisionattorneysareassignedtothevariouscountydepartmentsanddevelopexpertisewithregardtovariousareasolaw.ThedivisionalsoprovideslegalservicestoArrowheadRegionalCorrectionsARC.Duringthepastyeartheworkothedivisionhasbeensubstantialandvaried.InadditiontodailyrequestsorlegalresearchandadviceandcontractreviewthedivisionattorneyshavebeeninvolvedinmanyothecountysmajoraccomplishmentsincludingAnagreementwiththeBureauoIndianAairsandtheBoisForteBandtoallowdeputysheristoobtainspeciallawenorcementcommissionstoenorceFederalandTriballawonthereservationAsystemorissuanceanddisseminationorcourtsecurityalertsReviewingandrevisingtheproposedOrdinance61relatingtosepticsystemsEminentdomainactionsnecessaryorthereconstructionoHainesRoadReviewingandapprovingocontractsorrepairworknecessitatedbytheJune2012foodPlanningaspecialelectiontollavacantcountycommissionerpositionNegotiatingaconstructionmanageratriskcontractorthe19millionrenovationotheGovernmentServicesCenterNegotiatingamanagementcontractorCampEsquagamaNegotiatingorasaleotheHibbingRacetracktotheCityoHibbingAdditionallythedivisionsuccessullyrepresentedthecountyinanumberocourtcasesincludingtaxcourtlitigationregardinglandsownedbyBlandinPaperCompanypersonalinjuryclaimsemploymentclaimsandclaimsbroughtbypersonsallegingillegalsearchesotheirdriverslicenseinormation.FinallythedivisionprovidedARCwithlegalservicesrelatingtothe6millionrenovationotheNortheastRegionalCorrectionsCenter.Withaocusoncustomerservicethedivisionstrivestoprovidetimelyandthoughtuladviceandworkproducttocountycommissionerscountystaandthepublic.CivilDivisionKimMakiCivilDivisionHeadDuluthOfceLeslieBeiersNickCampanarioJimNephewThomasStanleyTimothyTysdal2013ST.LOUISCOUNTYATTORNEYSANNUALREPORT4CIVILDIVISION