PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, September 24, 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 Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the September 17, 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 $161,475.26

Road & Bridge Fund 86,277.22

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Total $247,752.48

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Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to approve the detour agreement (Mn/DOT Contract No: 04587) and to adopt the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-36

IT IS RESOLVED that Houston County enter into Mn/DOT Agreement No. 04587 with the State of Minnesota, Department of Transportation for the following purposes:

To provide for payment by the State to the County for the use and maintenance of C.S.A.H. 10 as a detour route during the contract construction to be performed upon, along and adjacent to Trunk Highway No. 76 from RP 14.0 to RP 17.7 under State Project No. 2807-22 (T.H. 76-076).

IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board Chairperson and the County Auditor are authorized to execute the Agreement and any amendments to the Agreement.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to hire Cathy Hagen as 67 day employee to work as an HHA at a rate of $12.23 per hour.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve an abatement for Daniel and Helen Schulze on parcel #21.1084.000, being a reduction of $1,346.00 due to incorrect classification.

On the recommendation of HR Director Arrick-Kruger, and pursuant to M.S. 13D.05 subd 2 (b), motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to recess the open session in order to convene in closed session for preliminary consideration of allegations or charges against an employee subject to Board authority.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to recess the closed meeting and return to open session.

The time being 10:03 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to recess the regular meeting in order to convene the scheduled public hearing on the Draft 2013 Houston County Local Water Management Plan Amendment.

Following discussion, motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the draft and to submit the draft Water Plan Revision to BWSR for their approval.

The time being 10:19 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to close the Public Hearing and to reconvene the closed session.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to adjourn the closed session.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to reconvene in open session.

At this time HR Director Arrick-Kruger reiterated that the closed session had been convened in order to consider allegations against an employee subject to Board authority. At this time, the Board is considering the information presented and has made no conclusion.

There being no further business and the time being 11:12 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, October 1, 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 COM¬MISSIONERS IS ONLY A SUMMARY. THE FULL TEXT IS AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION AT THE HOUS¬TON COUNTY AUDITOR'S OFFICE AS WELL AS ON THE HOUSTON COUNTY WEBSITE LOCATED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB ADDRESS: http://www.co.houston.mn.us/