PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 , at 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 Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the April 9, 2013, meeting.

Motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to approve payment of the License Center and Human Services disbursements and the following claims:

County Revenue Fund $84,473.10

Road & Bridge Fund 31,891.19

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Total $116,364.29

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On the recommendation of Engineer Pogodzinski, motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to accept the quote provided by Structures Unlimited LLC in the amount of $4,800 to analyze the Coverall structure.

Engineer Pogodzinski provided information related to the Professional Services Agreement with Mead & Hunt, Inc. for Task Order #2013-1. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to authorize Engineer Pogodzinski to negotiate agreement details as proposed and enter into a final agreement in an amount not to exceed $88,332.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to accept the resignation of Dana Helten and to draft a letter of appreciation for her dedicated service.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to approve the appointment of Marcia Bauer as interim home care coordinator, to increase her FTE from 0.6 to 1.0 and to approve the temporary salary increase, and also to approve the increase in FTE for Mary Thompson from 0.2 to 0.6, all approvals effective May 2, 2013.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to accept the resignation of Karen Sanness from the position of Interim Social Services Supervisor.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to authorize the initiation for a search for a Social Services Supervisor.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to allow for the submission of acceptable reporting paperwork from K Properties no later than April 30 in order to be given consideration for reinstatement of their tax abatement.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to adopt the Public Hearing Policy.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to cancel the June 25 Board and Department Head meetings. It was agreed to reschedule the Department Head meeting for June 18 at 1:00 p.m.

There being no further business and the time being 11:11 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting, the next advertised meeting being Tuesday, April 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.houstoncounty.govoffice2.com/.