PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 9:00 a.m.

Place: Commissioners Room, Courthouse, Caledonia, MN

Members Present: Judy Storlie, Justin Zmyewski, Steve Schuldt, Teresa Walter and Dana Kjome

Presiding: Justin Zmyewski, Chairperson

Call to order.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve the agenda.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the December 3, 2013 meeting.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to approve payment of the license center and Human Services disbursements and the following claims:

County Revenue Fund $136,651.85

Road & Bridge Fund 260,401.56

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Total $361,294.92

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Motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the Truth in Taxation meeting held Thursday, December 5, 2013.

Motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to accept the resignation of Jan Lochner effective January 8, 2014.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to accept the resignation of Araysa Simpson.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to authorize filling the assistant county attorney position through December 31, 2014 with the possibility of extending it beyond that date.

On the recommendation of HR Director Arrick-Kruger, motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the hire of Jena Benson as a 67 day employee to assist as needed as a drop site supervisor at $11.64 per hour.

Interim PHN Director Thompson recommended that the sliding fee schedule for Public Health services be discontinued. Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to eliminate the sliding fee option for new clients.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to accept the proposal provided by Bolton & Menk for the traffic study.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the final plat for Turtle Subdivision.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to approve a $50.00 per meeting per diem for ordinance study committee members.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Storlie to approve a 3.52% levy increase. A roll call vote was taken. The motion carried with Districts 1, 3, 4, and 5 voting yes and District 2 voting no to adopt the following resolutions:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-68

BE IT RESOLVED, that the proposed levy after the deduction of County Program Aid (CPA), in the amount of $10,855,549 be made on all taxable property in the County of Houston for taxes payable in 2014 in the following amounts by County Fund:

County Revenue $6,771,812

Road & Bridge 2,479,639

Human Services 1,252,678

Bond Fund - 2009B Jail CIP Bonds 486,229

Bond Fund - 2009C Jail Bonds 268,288

Bond Fund - 2010A Jail CIP Bonds 245,763

Bond Fund - 2010B Jail Bonds 224,707

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Total $11,729,116

Less CPA (873,567)

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Total Levy $10,855,549

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RESOLUTION NO. 13-69

RESOLUTION ADOPTING 2014 OPERATING BUDGET

Revenues

Over (Under)

Revenue Expenditures Expenditures

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County Revenue $ 10,865,116 $ 10,888,033 $(22,917)

Road & Bridge 12,988,157 12,996,548 (8,391)

Human Services 4,477,803 4,482,042 (4,239)

Debt Service 1,224,987 1,224,987 0

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Grand Total

County Funds $29,556,063 $29,591,610 $(35,547)

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Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve the issuance of the following Tobacco Licenses for 2014: Money Creek Haven, Inc., River Valley Convenience, Inc., and Houston Food Mart.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve a 2013 disaster credit in the amount of $995.00 payable on parcel #08.0718.000.

There being no further business and the time being 10:04 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting, the next advertised meeting being Monday, December 23, 2013.

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

HOUSTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA

By: Justin Zmyewski, Chairperson



Attest: Charlene Meiners, County Auditor

THE ABOVE PROCEEDINGS OF THE HOUSTON COUNTY BOARD OF COM­MISSIONERS IS ONLY A SUMMARY. THE FULL TEXT IS AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION AT THE HOUS­TON COUNTY AUDITOR'S OFFICE AS WELL AS ON THE HOUSTON COUNTY WEBSITE LOCATED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB ADDRESS: http://www.co.houston.mn.us/

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