PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 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 Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the May 14, 2013, meeting.

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 $40,389.63

Road & Bridge Fund 12,015.80

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Total $52,405.43

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Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to authorize the hire of up to six 67-day employees to assist with court ordered visitation at a rate of $11.23 per hour.

Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve increasing Marcia Bauer's salary to Step 5 of the appropriate comparable worth band effective May 24, 2013, being the same time her job classification was changed.

Following discussion, motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve hiring Bob Schuldt, Rod Humble and Mike Ernster as 67-day employees to assist as needed with boat patrol.

Auditor Meiners reported that the Gopherland Trails Snowmobile Club has requested approval of a Maintenance and Grooming Application. Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to approve the application and to adopt the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-15

BE IT RESOLVED By the Board of County Commissioners, Houston County, Minnesota, that it approves the Maintenance and Grooming application of the Gopherland Trail and authorizes the Board Chairman to sign an agreement with the Department of Natural Resources.

Motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to approve the Maintenance and Grooming application submitted by the Viking Ridge Riders and to adopt the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 13-16

BE IT RESOLVED By the Board of County Commissioners, Houston County, Minnesota, that it approves the Maintenance and Grooming application of the Viking Ridge Riders and authorizes the Board Chairman to sign an agreement with the Department of Natural Resources.

Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to appoint Chairperson Zmyewski to the Botcher Park Committee since that park is within his district and to appoint Commissioner Walter to the Wildcat Park Committee since that park is within her district.

There being no further business and the time being 10:37 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, May 28, 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.houstoncounty.govoffice2.com/.