May 20

HOUSTON COUNTY
PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 9:00 a.m.
Place: Commissioners Room, Courthouse, Caledonia, MN
Members Present: Judy Storlie, Justin Zmyewski, Teresa Walter and Dana Kjome
Presiding: Teresa Walter, Chairperson
Call to order.
Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski 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 May 13, 2014 meeting.
File No. 1 – Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to approve payment of the license center and Human Services disbursements and the following claims:
County Revenue Fund $50,898.00
Road & Bridge Fund 16,891.12
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Total $67,789.12
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Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to approve the grant application of the Sheriffs Department and to adopt the following resolution:
RESOLUTION NO. 14-23
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AGREEMENT
Be it resolved that Houston County Sheriffs Department enter into a grant agreement with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, for traffic safety projects during the period from October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2016.
The Houston County Sheriff is hereby authorized to execute such agreements and Amendments as are necessary to implement the project on behalf of the Houston County Public Health and to be the fiscal agent and administer the grant.
I certify that the above resolution was adopted by the County Board if of Houston County on May 20, 2014.
Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to approve the grant application of the Public Health and to adopt the following resolution:
RESOLUTION NO. 14-24
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AGREEMENT
Be it resolved that Houston County Public Health enter into a grant agreement with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, for traffic safety projects during the period from October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015.
The Public Health Director is hereby authorized to execute such agreements and Amendments as are necessary to implement the project on behalf of the Houston County Public Health and to be the fiscal agent and administer the grant.
I certify that the above resolution was adopted by the County Board if of Houston County on May 20, 2014.
The time being 10:00 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Kjome, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to convene the scheduled public hearing.
The time being 10:07 a.m., the public hearing was adjourned.
Following discussion, motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve said tax abatement and to adopt the following resolution:
RESOLUTION NO. 14-25
Approving a Property Tax Abatement for Certain Property in the Township of La Crescent, Houston County, Minnesota, following Completion of a Commercial Facility by Crest Precast, Inc
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Houston County Board of Commissioners hereby approves the abatement request of Crest Precast, subject to the following stipulations:
1. The abatement will be payable to Crest Precast on the appreciated tax capacity in accordance with a development agreement which will specify the terms of such payments over ten (10) years beginning with the first year that taxes are due following substantial completion of the Commercial Facility.
2. After full payment of the taxes as due each year:
a. In years one (1) through ten (10), Crest Precast will receive a 75% abatement of the appreciated tax capacity;
3. In year eleven (11) and thereafter, Crest Precast will pay 100% of the real estate taxes without tax abatement.
4. Total abatement granted for the ten (10) years.
Motion was made by Commissioner Storlie, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the request of HS Director Bahr to terminate the leases for 2 Malibus, purchase 1 Malibu with new tires and brakes at a cost of $10,250.00 and to enter into a new lease through the State for a 2014 Chevy Malibu.
Motion was made by Commissioner Zmyewski, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to approve the plat and to adopt the following resolution:
RESOLUTION NO. 14-26
RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND ACCEPT HOUSTON COUNTY RIGHT OF WAY PLAT NO. 56 FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF STATE AID PROJECT 028-996-010.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED; that Houston County approves and accepts Houston County Right of Way Plat No. 56 as designating the definite location of that part of County State Aid Highway No. 13, located in Section 31, Township 104 North, Range 6 West and Section 6, Township 103 North, Range 6 West, as presented on this date, May 20, 2014, and authorizes it to be filed of record with the Houston County Recorder.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Teresa Walter, County Board Chairperson, is hereby authorized to execute and sign the Certification statement on said plat on behalf of Houston County.
Motion was made by Commissioner Zmyewski, seconded Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to accept the low quote in the amount of $1.71 routed or $1.51 not-routed for blown clean, heat dried filled with hot rubber with a 2 wide overband on County roadways provided by Four Season Maintenance and the low quote in the amount of $1.69 for routed, blown clean, heat dried, filled with hot rubber with a 2 wide overband for the airport runway and apron provided by B & D Sealcoating.
Motion was made by Commissioner Zmyewski, seconded by Commissioner Kjome and unanimously carried to authorize purchase of a 2005 Bearmack electronic message board in the amount of $7,300.00.
On the recommendation of HR Director Arrick-Kruger, motion was made by Commissioner Zmyewski, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to confirm the hire of Samuel Kratt as a student assistant to the Surveyors Office to work as needed at an hourly rate of $11.45, as of July 1 this rate will increase to $11.62.
The regular meeting recessed for participants to tour the Historic Jail. Following the tour the regular meeting was again on recess until the scheduled 1:00 p.m. tour of Al Stankowitzs property.
There being no further business and the time being 2:15 p.m., motion was made by Commissioner Zmyewski, seconded by Commissioner Storlie and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting, the next advertised meeting being Tuesday, May 27, 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/
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The Caledonia Argus
June 4, 2014
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