PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, October 8, 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 October 1, 2013 meeting.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve payment of the license center and Human Services disbursements and the following claims:

County Revenue Fund $106,585.42

Road & Bridge Fund 665,538.50

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Total $772,123.92

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Engineer Pogodzinski recommended approval of the final payment for C.P. 2013-101 located on CSAH 1. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-38

NOW, THEN BE IT RESOLVED, That we do hereby accept said completed project for and in behalf of the County of Houston and authorize final payment as specified herein.

Engineer Pogodzinski recommended approval of the final payment for C.P. 2013-1001 located on CSAH 10. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-39

NOW, THEN BE IT RESOLVED, That we do hereby accept said completed project for and in behalf of the County of Houston and authorize final payment as specified herein.

Engineer Pogodzinski recommended approval of the final payment for C.P. 2013-2101 located on CSAH 21. Motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-40

NOW, THEN BE IT RESOLVED, That we do hereby accept said completed project for and in behalf of the County of Houston and authorize final payment as specified herein.

Griffin.

Engineer Pogodzinski recommended approval of the final payment for C.P. 2013-1801. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-41

NOW, THEN BE IT RESOLVED, That we do hereby accept said completed project for and in behalf of the County of Houston and authorize final payment as specified herein.

Engineer Pogodzinski recommended approval of the final payment for C.P. 2013-2301 located on CSAH 23. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-42

NOW, THEN BE IT RESOLVED, That we do hereby accept said completed project for and in behalf of the County of Houston and authorize final payment as specified herein.

Engineer Pogodzinski recommended approval of the final payment for C.P. 2013-3101. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-43

NOW, THEN BE IT RESOLVED, That we do hereby accept said completed project for and in behalf of the County of Houston and authorize final payment as specified herein.

Engineer Pogodzinski recommended approval of the final payment for C.P. 2013-2201. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-44

NOW, THEN BE IT RESOLVED, That we do hereby accept said completed project for and in behalf of the County of Houston and authorize final payment as specified herein.

Engineer Pogodzinski recommended approval of the final payment for C.P. 2013-1101 located on CSAH 11. Motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-45

NOW, THEN BE IT RESOLVED, That we do hereby accept said completed project for and in behalf of the County of Houston and authorize final payment as specified herein.

Engineer Pogodzinski recommended approval of the final payment for C.P. 2013-2001. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-46

NOW, THEN BE IT RESOLVED, That we do hereby accept said completed project for and in behalf of the County of Houston and authorize final payment as specified herein.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve Amendment #1 to Task Order #2301-1 to the Professional Services Agreement with Mead & Hunt, Inc.

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 a single Conditional Use Permit:

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve a one-year extension to CUP #146 for Old Hickory Orchards, LLC for temporary farm housing.

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 13 Zoning Permits:

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to amend the agenda to provide time for HR Director Arrick-Kruger to address two resignations.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to accept the resignation of Gary Bubbers with regret.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to authorize an internal search for lead jailer/dispatcher.

HR Director Arrick-Kruger reported that PHN Director Deb Rock has submitted her resignation effective November 1st. Motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to accept Ms. Rock's resignation.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to convene in closed session pursuant to M.S. 13D.05 subd 2 (b) which allows the Board to convene in closed session for the preliminary consideration of allegations or charges against an employee subject to its authority. HR Director Arrick-Kruger stated that this is a continuation of the last closed session. The time was 9:56 a.m.

The time being 12:21 p.m. the Board reconvened in open session with all members present.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of September 30th Public Hearing to consider term limits for the Planning Commission.

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

RESOLUTION NO 13-47

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION TO DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that CHAIRPERSON Justin Zmyewski is hereby authorized to execute such agreements as are necessary to implement the project on behalf of the applicant.

The crop lease for the property for a proposed highway department complex expires at the end of this year. It was agreed to enter into a new 3 year lease for the land. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to advertise the auction.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve a Minnesota Lawful Gambling Application for Exempt Permit for Bluffland Whitetails Association for an event to be hosted at Outback Ranch on November 2, 2013.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve the 2013 tax abatement for Nenette Onstad on parcel #01.0145.003 in the amount of $257.00 due to duplicate entry of the parcel resulting in duplicate tax amounts being assessed.

There being no further business and the time being 12:46 p.m., motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting, the next advertised meeting being Tuesday, October 15, 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/

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