PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 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 Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the May 21, 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 $30,896.98

Road & Bridge Fund 19,733.26

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Total $50,630.24

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Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to amend the agenda to include an appointment for Zoning Administrator Scanlan.

On the recommendation of the Planning Commission, motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the issuance of the following Conditional Use Permit: Northern Natural Gas - Money Creek Township - Essential Services.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to accept the low quote provided by Fahrner Asphalt in the amount of $1.91 per pound to clean, route and fill with a 2" wide band or $1.81 per pound to clean and fill.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to accept said resignation and to draft a letter of appreciation to Mr. Lee for his service.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to authorize a search to fill the vacancy in the Automated Systems Manager/ Custodian.

The time being 10:16 a.m. and pursuant to M.S. 13D.05, motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to convene a closed session protected by attorney/client privilege to discuss ongoing litigation with Attorney Jay Squires via teleconference.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to return to open session at 10:44 a.m.

Chairperson Zmyewski stated that the reason for the closed session was to discuss ongoing litigation with a suit filed by Minnesota Sands LLC with the attorney representing the County in this matter.

There being no further business and the time being 11:06 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting, the next advertised meeting being Tuesday, June 4, 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/.