January 21

HOUSTON COUNTY
PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
9:00 a.m.
Place: Commissioners Room, Courthouse, Caledonia, MN
Members Present: Judy Storlie, Justin Zmyewski, Steve Schuldt, Teresa Walter and Dana Kjome
Presiding: Teresa Walter, Chairperson
Call to order.
Motion was made by Commissioner Zmyewski, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve the agenda.
Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the January 14, 2014 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 $247,769.37
Road & Bridge Fund 141,016.74
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Total $388,786.11
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Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve the application of cancellation of forfeiture on parcel #05.0037.000 and to adopt the following resolution:
RESOLUTION NO. 14-6
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Houston County Board of Commissioners hereby approves the cancellation of forfeiture for Parcel #05.0037.000.
Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and carried with Commissioner Zmyewski abstaining to appoint Rich Schild to the Planning Commission for a 3 year term expiring December 31, 2016.
Motion was made by Commissioner Zmyewski, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to accept the resignation of Gayle Stortz.
Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to authorize the initiation of a search for a 1.0 FTE Public Health Nurse.
On the recommendation of HR Director Arrick-Kruger, motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to change the status of Mike Rasmussen from probationary to regular status upon completion of 1080 hours of work. Mr. Rasmussen works as a part time jailer/dispatcher.
On the recommendation of HR Director Arrick-Kruger, motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to change the status of John Dollar from probationary to regular effective upon his anniversary.
Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the December 17, 2013 Human Services Board Meeting.
Following discussion, motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve the following contracts: Addendum to CREST Initiative Cooperative Agreement 2014, Purchase of Transportation Services Contract with Semcac, and Delegation of Licensing Functions.
HS Director Bahr presented information regarding delinquent accounts based on a list of criteria. She stated that the department has identified a list of 41 accounts for a total of $69,815.62, which should be written off as uncollectible. Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to approve the uncollectible accounts and authorize the amounts due be written off.
Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve cell phone per diems for 2 assistant county attorneys.
Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to recess the meeting until 10:10 a.m.
After discussion, motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to authorize joining the MN Resort Association.
There being no further business and the time being 12:20 p.m., motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting, the next advertised meeting being Tuesday, January 28, 2014.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HOUSTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA By: Teresa Walter, 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 AUDITORS OFFICE AS WELL AS ON THE HOUSTON COUNTY WEBSITE LOCATED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB ADDRESS: http://www.co.houston.mn.us/
Published in the
The Caledonia Argus
February 5, 2014
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