PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, September 3, 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

Others Present: Auditor Meiners; Deputy Auditor Quinn; Reporters Bialkowski, Schuldt, Moorhead; Engineer Pogodzinski; Gerry Krage; Dr. Reichard; Carrie Tower; Jail Administrator Schiltz; Donna Buckbee; Bruce Kuehmichel; Mike Fields; Joan Redig; Robyn Zmyewski; Zoning Administrator Frank; Financial Director Lapham; Financial Services Supervisor Kohlmeyer; and HR Director Arrick-Kruger.

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 August 27, 2013, meeting.

File No. 1 - Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, 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 $6,576.63

Road & Bridge Fund 142,215.69

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Total $148,792.32

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Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve an agenda amendment to provide for an appointment for HR Director Arrick-Kruger.

Engineer Pogodzinski reported that there is a need to retrofit the Spring Grove Salt Shed due to structural deficiencies, which make the building non-compliant with state building code for snow load. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to accept the quote provided by Structures Unlimited, LLC.

Engineer Pogodzinksi recommended approval of a Grant Agreement in the amount of $447,988.00 for runway rehabilitation. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to approve the Grant Agreement and authorize the signature of Chairperson Zmyewski.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to authorize the signature of Chairperson Zmyewski on the Addendum to Memorandum of Agreement between the University of Minnesota and Houston County for providing Extension Programs.

HR Director Arrick-Kruger reported that Carl Eberle has submitted his resignation from the position of 0.5 FTE jailer/dispatcher. Motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to accept the resignation of Carl Eberle effective September 12, 2013.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to hire Bonnie Felten as a 67-day employee to work as an HS Office Support Specialist at a rate of $12.12 per hour.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve Amendment No. 3 to the Food Service Contract with CBM Managed Services providing for a contract negotiated 2.8% price increase based on the CPI.

There being no further business and the time being 9:58 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, September 10, 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/.