COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, June 4, 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 Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the May 28, 2013, meeting.

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

County Revenue Fund $85,596.09

Road & Bridge Fund 17,469.19

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Total $103,065.28

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On the recommendation of the Planning Commission, motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Walter, and unanimously carried to approve the issuance of the following Zoning Amendment Order: Nick Thesing - Money Creek Township- Rezone from A-1 to Residential.

On the recommendation of the Planning Commission, motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Walter and carried to approve the issuance of a single Conditional Use Permit.

On the recommendation of the Planning Commission, motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve the issuance of 12 zoning permits.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to authorize the hire of 67-day employees to fill the jailer/dispatcher roster.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to approve the purchase and installation of mufflers on the Justice Center boiler exhaust.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve the issuance of the following Liquor, Wine and Beer Licenses effective July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014, and to authorize the signatures of Auditor Meiners and Chairperson Zmyewski:

LIQUOR LICENSES, WINE AND STRONG BEER: Rushford Golf Club, Inc. dba Ferndale Country Club with Deck; Amanda's Back Forty, LLC dba Amanda's Back Forty; Reed MCG, LLC dba MaCal Grove Country Club; Valley High Golf, Inc. dba Valley High Golf Club; Rick A. Kowalewski. dba Little Miami; Denstad Enterprises, Inc. dba Shellhorn Roadhouse and City of La Crescent dba Pine Creek Golf Course (Wine & Strong Beer).

ON SALE BEER LICENSES: City of La Crescent dba Pine Creek Golf Course; Lawrence Lake Marina LLC dba Lawrence Lake Marina; Gopher State Sportsmans Club; and the La Crescent Snowmobile Club.

OFF SALE BEER LICENSES: City of La Crescent dba Pine Creek Golf Course; Lawrence Lake Marina LLC dba Lawrence Lake Marina; Houston Food Mart; and the La Crescent Snowmobile Club.

Auditor Meiners reported that the Houston Money Creek Sno-riders Snowmobile Club has requested approval of a Maintenance and Grooming Application. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to approve the application and to adopt the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-17

BE IT RESOLVED By the Board of County Commissioners, Houston County, Minnesota, that it approves the Maintenance and Grooming application of the Houston/Money Creek Sno-riders and authorizes the Board Chairman to sign an agreement with the Department of Natural Resources.

The time being 10:01 a.m. the public hearing regarding the Ordinance for the Regulation of Peddlers, Solicitors, and Transient Merchants requiring a license and providing penalties for violations thereof was convened.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to adopt Houston County Ordinance # 13 - An Ordinance for the Regulation of Peddlers, Solicitors, and Transient Merchants, Requiring a License and Providing Penalties for Violations Thereof.

Summary of Ordinance #13: No peddler, solicitor, or transient merchant shall sell or offer for sale any goods, wares, or merchandise within the County unless a license therefore shall first be secured as provided in this ordinance. Application for such license shall be made to the Auditor's Office on a form supplied by the County. Every application shall bear the written approval of the County Sheriff after an investigation of the moral character and criminal history of the applicant. The completed application shall be presented to the County Board of Commissioners for its consideration and if granted, a license shall be issued by the County Auditor's Office upon payment of the required fee.

The foregoing is only a summary of Ordinance #13. The full text of Ordinance #13 is available on Houston County's website: http://www.co.houston.mn.us/ or at the Houston County Auditor's Officer, 304 S. Marshall Street, Caledonia, MN 55921.

There being no further business and the time being 10:07 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, June 11, 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/.