April 1

HOUSTON COUNTY
PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Date: Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 9:00 a.m.
Place: Commissioners Room, Courthouse, Caledonia, MN
Members Present: Justin Zmyewski, Steve Schuldt, Teresa Walter and Dana Kjome
Presiding: Teresa Walter, Chairperson
Call to order.
Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to approve the agenda.
Motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the March 25, 2014 meeting.
Motion was made by Commissioner Zmyewski, 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 $69,148.20
Road & Bridge Fund 17,975.79
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Total $87,123.99
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Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome an unanimously carried to allow participation on the State bid for the purchase of road salt.
Engineer Pogodzinski reported on bids received until March 31, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. for S.A.P. 28-605-18. On the recommendation of Engineer Pogodzinski, motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to accept the low bid of TJs Trucking & Excavating, Inc. in the amount of $568,807.34.
On the recommendation of HR Director Arrick-Kruger and on behalf of PHN Director Marchel, motion was made by Commissioner Zmyweski, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to hire Laura OHeron as a 1.0 FTE Public Health Nurse effective April 28, 2014 contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
On the recommendation of HR Director Arrick-Kruger, motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to hire Kathleen Franklin as a fixed term employee, said term through December 31, 2014.
Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to approve the Scissor Lift Rental Agreement with ISD 299.
Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to authorize the $50.00 smart phone per diem per month for Jail Administrator Schiltz.
Motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to appoint Commissioner Schuldt to replace Commissioner Storlie on the Personnel Committee.
Motion was made by Commissioner Zmyewski, seconded by Commissioner Schuldt and unanimously carried to authorize Auditor Meiners to negotiate a 25 year lease extension with the Corp of Engineers for Wildcat Park.
Motion was made by Commissioner Schuldt, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the State Boat and Water Safety Grant and to authorize the signature of Chairperson Walter.
There being no further business and the time being 10:11 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, April 8, 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
April 16, 2014
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