PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 9:00 a.m.

Place: Commissioners Room, Courthouse, Caledonia, MN

Members Present: Steve Schuldt, Teresa Walter and Dana Kjome

Presiding: Teresa Walter, Vice-chairperson

Call to order.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the September 3, 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 $69,729.13

Road & Bridge Fund 462,296.81

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Total $532,025.94

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

RESOLUTION NO. 13-33

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 reported on quotes received for crosswalk and stop bar painting. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to accept the low quote provided by B & D Sealcoating in the amount of $9,550.00.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to accept the low quote provided by Minnowa Construction in the amount of $64,750.00 to perform the routine bridge repair work.

A preliminary plat has been submitted by Nick Thesing of Money Creek Township. The plat is in order. On the recommendation of the Planning Commission, motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve said preliminary plat.

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 18 zoning permits.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the change in status of Michael Meredith to probationary 0.5 FTE jailer/dispatcher at step 1 of the appropriate comparable worth band effective September 11, 2013.

On the recommendation of HR Director Arrick-Kruger, motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to authorize the hire of Alicia Arenz as a 67-day employee to assist as a jailer/dispatcher as needed.

HR Director Arrick-Kruger reported on a Grant Acceptance Agreement, which is required in order to accept the $10,000.00 grant, which was recently awarded to the County for a historic structure study. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the Grant Acceptance Agreement.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 13-34

BE IT RESOLVED, that the proposed levy after the deduction of County Program Aid (CPA), in the amount of $10,855,549 be made on all taxable property in the County of Houston for taxes payable in 2014 in the following amounts by County Fund:

County Revenue $6,714,200

Road & Bridge 2,483,217

Human Services 1,306,712

Bond Fund -

2009B Jail CIP Bonds 486,229

Bond Fund -

2009C Jail Bonds 268,288

Bond Fund -

2010A Jail CIP Bonds 245,763

Bond Fund -

2010B Jail Bonds 224,707

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Total $11,729,116

Less CPA (873,567)

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Total Levy $10,855,549

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



RESOLUTION NO. 13-35

RESOLUTION ADOPTING 2014 OPERATING BUDGET

Revenues

Over (Under)

Revenue Expenditures Expenditures

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County Revenue $ 10,807,504 $ 10,921,756 $(114,252)

Road & Bridge 12,991,735 13,033,991 (42,256)

Human Services 4,455,478 4,482,287 (22,236)

Debt Service 1,224,987 1,224,987 0

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Grand Total

County Funds $29,484,277 $29,663,021 $(178,744)

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Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to establish a policy whereby liability insurance is required for temporary liquor licenses applicants.

Motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve the gambling permit for Caledonia Lions Club for an event to be held at Ma Cal Grove Country Club.

There being no further business and the time being 10:03 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting, the next advertised meeting being Tuesday, September 17, 2013.

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

HOUSTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA

By: Teresa Walter, Vice-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/.