PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, June 18, 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 Walter and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the June 11, 2013, meeting.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, 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 $41,566.34

Road & Bridge Fund 190,398.72

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Total $231,965.06

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Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve an amendment to the agenda to include an appointment for HR Director Arrick-Kruger to discuss HR Issues requiring immediate attention.

Engineer Pogodzinski reported on the following bids which were received until June 17, 2013 for S.A.P. 28-599-63. Motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to accept the bid of Minnowa Construction, Inc. in the amount of $359,933.07.

Engineer Pogodzinski reported on quotes received for C.P. 2013-04 Pavement Marking. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to accept the low quote of AAA Striping Service Co. in the amount of $93,293.60.

At this time the Board discussed the option to implement a $10.00 wheelage tax. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to schedule the necessary public hearing to be held on July 16th at 10:00 a.m.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the loan for Alpine Nursery in the amount of $30,000.00.

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

RESOLUTION NO 13-19

RESOLUTION SUPPORTING AND AUTHORIZING SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION TO MINNESOTA MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET REQUESTING FUNDS BE INCLUDED IN THE 2014 BONDING BILL FOR THE HISTORIC HOUSTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED; that Houston County supports and authorizes submission of application and appropriate documents to Minnesota Management and Budget.

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

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to authorize the hire of three 0.5 FTE jailer/dispatchers.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to authorize an internal search for a home health care coordinator.

Motion was made Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to move Erin Cognac from probationary to regular status effective July 2, 2013.

At this time, motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to recess the public meeting to hold the scheduled public hearing.

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

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to amend Houston County Ordinance #9- Park Rules and Regulations, Wildcat Park.

Summary of Ordinance #9 changes: The lottery for seasonal campsites will be held every four years (beginning in 2015). Houston County reserves the right to hold the lottery in any year they feel necessary if more than one-half of the Wildcat Park Committee members vote in favor of holding the lottery. Houston County reserves the right to forego holding the lottery in every fourth year with the prior written approval by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Seasonal campers are not permitted to erect structures/improvements to campsites so as to become a permanent part of the campsite. In the event that such permanent structures are erected, the violator of this provision will be notified and the structure must be removed immediately. Violation of this provision will be cause for eviction.

The foregoing is only a summary of Ordinance #9. The full text of Ordinance #9 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 10:22 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting, the next advertised meeting being Tuesday, July 2, 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/.