PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 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 minutes of the October 22, 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.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried, with Chairperson Zmyewski voting in the negative, to approve an agenda amendment to provide for an appointment for Engineer Pogodzinski.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to accept the quote for paving provided by W. Klaetsch Paving, LLC.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to adopt the following:

Terms of Office, the Filling of Vacancies and the Board Removal from Office. Members of the commission shall serve at the pleasure of the County Board of Commissioners.

Planning commission shall consist of 7 members, one each from the 5 districts, one member at large from any district and one Commissioner. The term of office is three (3) years and maybe continued in three (3) year terms for a maximum of 3 consecutive terms equaling 9 years and are required to sit out one full term before reapplying for position. These limits are at the discretion of the County Board.

The County Board of Commissioners shall make appointment to fill vacancies on the Planning Commission. Appointment to fill an unexpired term of office shall be for the remaining term of office. All other appointments shall be at the completion of a 3 year term.

Members may be removed from office prior to the completion of the term of office by a majority vote of the County Board of Commissioners.

New members may submit an application to the County Board of Commissioners by December 1 for review and consideration.

Effective December 31, 2013, any current planning commission members that have served more than 9 years will be allowed to finish their current term.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to approve the PRISM Implementation Grant Application and to authorize the signature of Chairperson Zmyewski.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve the 2013 tax abatement for Larry and Terry Ann Nierling on parcel #22.0016.000 in the amount of $380.00 due to incorrect front footage measurements having been used.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to recess the current meeting until the next scheduled appointment at 10:00 a.m.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to reconvene the meeting.

There being no further business and the time being 10:47 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting, the next advertised meeting being Tuesday, November 5, 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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