Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 9:00 a.m.

Place: Commissioners Room, Courthouse, Caledonia, MN

Members Present: Jack Miller, Justin Zmyewski, Steve Schuldt, Teresa Walter and Tom Bjerke

Presiding: Jack Miller, Chairperson

Call to order.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Bjerke and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the October 9, 2012, meeting with one correction.

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

County Revenue Fund $62,345.43

Road & Bridge Fund 448,601.62

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Total $510,947.05

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Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to approve License Center and Human Services disbursements.

County Attorney Hammell requested that a closed session be convened to discuss matters related to threatened litigation and are attorney client privileged. The time being 9:33 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to enter into a closed session.

The time being 9:46 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Bjerke and unanimously carried to return to open session.

Upon the request of HR Director Arrick-Kruger, motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Bjerke and unanimously carried to enter into closed session to discuss negotiations with MAPE.

The time being 10:04 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to return to open session.

HR Director Arrick-Kruger and Jail Administrator Schiltz reported that that Sandy Feurhelm has submitted her intent to retire. Motion was made by Commissioner Bjerke, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to accept Sandy Feurhelm's retirement request and to thank her for her years of service. It was the consensus of the Board to authorize the search for a replacement.

There being no further business and the time being 10:47 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Zmyewski, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting, the next advertised meeting being Tuesday, October 23, 2012.

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

HOUSTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA

By: Jack Miller, 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/.