PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

PROCEEDINGS
OF
THE
BOARD
OF
COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2018 9:03 a.m.

Place: Commissioners Room, Courthouse, Caledonia, MN 

Members Present: Jack Miller, Justin Zmyewski, Scott Connor, Teresa Walter and Fred Arnold

Presiding: Fred Arnold, Chairperson Call to order.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Connor and unanimously carried to approve the agenda.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Miller and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the June 26, 2018 meeting.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Miller and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the June 19, 2018 Board of Equalization meeting.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Connor and unanimously carried to approve payment of the license center and Human Services disbursements and the following claims:

County Revenue Fund $121,000.18 

Road & Bridge Fund 1,248,422.29 

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Total $1,369,422.47

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  Engineer Pogodzinski reported on C.P. 2017-01. On the recommendation of Engineer Pogodzinski, motion was made by Commissioner Connor, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to adopt the following; 

RESOLUTION NO. 18-27

NOW, THEN BE IT RESOLVED, That we do hereby accept said completed project for and in behalf of the County of Houston and authorize final payment as specified herein.

On the recommendation of HR Director Arrick-Kruger, motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Connor and unanimously carried to approve a change in status from probationary to regular for Social Worker Mallory Van Lin effective July 16, 2018. 

HR Director Arrick-Kruger reported Elissa Strobel, Child Support Officer, submitted her resignation effective July 5, 2018. Motion was made by Commissioner Connor, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to approve the same and send a letter of appreciation for her service. 

On the recommendation of HR Director Arrick-Kruger, motion was made by Commission Connor, second by Commission Miller and unanimously carried to utilize the current applicant pool to fill the Child Support Officer vacancy.

HR Director Arrick-Kruger reported that Mary Betz has submitted her resignation from the position of Deputy Recorder effective July 31, 2018. Motion was made by Commissioner Connor, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski, and unanimously carried to accept the resignation and to thank her for her years of service. 

Motion was made by Commissioner Connor, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to hire Joel Boone as a 67 day employee to assist Veterans Service at a rate of $12.51 per hour contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

 

Following brief discussion, motion was made by Commissioner Connor, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to adopt the Public Comment Policy as presented on June 26, 2018. 

At this time, the Board met with Mr. Gary Weier to select which Administrator applicants to be interviewed. Motion was made by Commission Zmyewski, seconded by Commissioner Connor and unanimously carried to interview applicants identified as; 1, 2, 5, 6, and 4.

There being no further business and the time being 10:36 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Connor, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting, the next advertised meeting being Tuesday, July 17, 2018.

    BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

    HOUSTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA

    By: 

Fred Arnold, Chairperson

Attest:

 Michelle Quinn, 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.co.houston.mn.us/

 

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