PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 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 Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the October 29, 2013 meeting.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, 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 482,333.56

Road & Bridge Fund 229,959.47

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Total $712,293.03

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Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve the Natural Resources Block Grant Agreement and authorize the signature of Environmental Services Director Frank.

Motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to approve the issuance of the following Interim Use Permit:

Maurine Frydenlund/Frydenlund Family Trust - Black Hammer Township - Non-Commercial Family Cabins in an Agricultural Protection District

On the recommendation of the Planning Commission, motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve the issuance of 14 Zoning Permits.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to renew CUP #216 for Van Lin Orchards for temporary ag housing.

Engineer Pogodzinski recommended approval of the final payment for C.P. 2013-24901. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-55

NOW, THEN BE IT RESOLVED, That we do hereby accept said completed project for and in behalf of the County of Houston and authorize final payment as specified herein.

Engineer Pogodzinski recommended approval of the final payment for C.P. 2013-3201. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-56

NOW, THEN BE IT RESOLVED, That we do hereby accept said completed project for and in behalf of the County of Houston and authorize final payment as specified herein.

Auditor Meiners reported that the Gopherland Trails Snowmobile Club has requested approval of a Maintenance and Grooming Grant Agreement. Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the agreement and to adopt the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-57

BE IT RESOLVED By the Board of County Commissioners, Houston County, Minnesota, that it approves the Maintenance and Grooming Grant Agreement of the Gopherland Trails and authorizes the Board Chairman and County Auditor to sign the agreement with the Department of Natural Resources.

Auditor Meiners reported that the Houston Money Creek Snowmobile Club has requested approval of a Maintenance and Grooming Grant Agreement. Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the agreement and to adopt the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-58

BE IT RESOLVED By the Board of County Commissioners, Houston County, Minnesota, that it approves the Maintenance and Grooming Grant Agreement of the Houston Money Creek Snowmobile Club and authorizes the Board Chairman and County Auditor to sign the agreement with the Department of Natural Resources. .

Auditor Meiners reported that the La Crescent Snowmobile Club has requested approval of a Maintenance and Grooming Grant Agreement. Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the agreement and to adopt the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-59

BE IT RESOLVED By the Board of County Commissioners, Houston County, Minnesota, that it approves the Maintenance and Grooming Grant Agreement of the

La Crescent Snowmobile Club and authorizes the Board Chairman and County Auditor to sign the agreement with the Department of Natural Resources.

Auditor Meiners reported that the Viking Ridge Trail has requested approval of a Maintenance and Grooming Grant Agreement. Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the agreement and to adopt the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-60

BE IT RESOLVED By the Board of County Commissioners, Houston County, Minnesota, that it approves the Maintenance and Grooming Grant Agreement of the Viking Ridge Trail and authorizes the Board Chairman and County Auditor to sign the agreement with the Department of Natural Resources.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to approve the change of status of Jason Quandahl from full time jailer/dispatcher to probationary full time lead jailer/dispatcher effective December 15, 2013.

On the recommendation of HR Director Arrick-Kruger, motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to approve the change in status of Matt Mackie, from probationary part time jailer/dispatcher to probationary full time jailer/dispatcher effective December 15, 2013 with no change in the probationary period.

Motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to hire Kirby Fitzpatrick as a full time case aide in Human Services contingent upon successful completion of a required background check.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the agreement with Mayo Clinic for Medical Examiner/Autopsy Services and authorize the signature of Chairperson Zmyewski.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to approve the Professional Services Agreement with Wabasha County.

There being no further business and the time being 10:48 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting, the next advertised meeting being Tuesday, November 12, 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 COM-MISSIONERS 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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