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Monday, December 31, 2012

 

 

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

DECEMBER 17 & 18, 2012

DECEMBER 24 & 25, 2012

 

The Board convened on Monday, December 17, 2012 at 9:30 AM with all members present:   Byrne, Holthaus, Zoll, Pickar, and Andersen.   The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed.  Also present was Supervisor-Elect Steve Geerts.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Byrne to approve agenda for December 17 & 18, 2012.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to approve board minutes of December 10 & 11, 2012.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel met with the Board to discuss and review the corrective deed correcting the Quit Claim Deed for Florence Reicks and Roger M. Paulus.

The corrective deed was for a 25 foot strip of land that was omitted on the first Quit Claim Deed dated Oct 19, 2012.  Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Zoll to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on the corrective deed correcting the Quit Claim Deed dated October 19, 2012 filed October 19, 2012 in the office of the County Recorder at Fee Book 2012-2059.   Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel gave a progress report on the Troyna Restoration Project.  Mark Huegel will continue to work with the DNR to get this matter resolved and will keep the Board informed on the progress.  Also present was Conservation Board Director Brian Moore.

 

The County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.  Topics included:  maintenance and service of vehicles; maintenance of gravel roads; conservation seeding; road crew will complete seeding on B22 and foreslopes; getting equipment ready for winter activity; will finish placing top soil on B22 slopes today; sign repair and flagging on B 22; blade extensions removed, tire chains attached; brushing east and west of 260th bridge construction, east pier curtain wall; started working on FY 14 budget, sign crew position advertisement; etc.

 

Dusty Rolando gave the Board an update on the five county meeting held on Thursday, December 27, 2012. 

 

Jeremy McGrath met with the Board to discuss the ambulance services to the County and to discuss the FY 2013-2014 budget allocation of $25,000. Discussion followed.  Jeremy will compile data including the number of calls and costs that were not reimbursed for the Board to review at the next meeting.

 

The Board recessed at Noon.

 

The joint 28 E. Chickasaw-Mitchell Target Case Management Board convened at 1:00 PM on Monday, December 17, 2012 at the Big Edís Steakhouse Restaurant in New Hampton.  The meeting was called to order by Chickasaw County Chairman Rick Holthaus: Members present from Chickasaw County included Supervisors Rick Holthaus, John Andersen, Jason Byrne, Tim Zoll and Virgil Pickar Jr., County Auditor Joan Knoll and Case Management Director Sheila Kobliska and members present from Mitchell County include Supervisors Bob Marreel, and Joel Voaklander.  .

 

Case Management Director Sheila Kobliska reviewed the November 2012 financial report and gave an update on the staff. Case Management Director Sheila Kobliska stated that the case loads remain the same.  Chickasaw County Secretary Marcia Hubert is resigning from her position effective February 15, 2013.  Marcia Hubert worked 3 days a week.  Sheila Kobliska will advertise the position after the first of the year.

 

The Board reviewed the 28E Agreement and bylaws.  There will be some revisions to the documents.  Supervisor Holthaus and Sheila Kobliska will make an appointment

with the County Attorney to discuss and review the revisions before the next meeting.

 

Salaries for FY 14 were discussed. Holthaus stated that Chickasaw County was recommending a 2 percent increase.   Discussion followed.

 

The FY 2014 Case Management budget was reviewed.  Both Boards reviewed the FY 14 budget and it was the consensus of the Boards that the Mitchell County Case Managers will become Mitchell County employees effective July 1, 2013 and it is the consensus of the Boards that Chickasaw County remains the fiscal agent.

 

The Board reviewed the quote for a new computer for the Mitchell County Office.

 

Motion by Bob Marreel, Seconded by Jason Byrne to approve the computer purchase as per the recommendation of Sheila Kobliska from CDWG in the amount of $864.03.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by John Andersen, Seconded by Joel Voaklander to adjourn the meeting at 1:55 P.M.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 with all members present:   Holthaus, Zoll, Andersen, Byrne, and Pickar.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed. 

 

Ken Rasing met with the Board for a narrow banding update and to discuss the purchase of radios.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Andersen to approve the purchase of radios from RC Systems-Radio Communications as per recommendation of Ken Rasing in the amount of $34,515.20 and  authorize Chairman Signature. The radios will be paid from the E 911 budget.   Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried

 

Supervisor Pickar left at 10:30 A.M. to attend another meeting.

 

Zoning Administrator Jill Brincks met with the Board to approve resolution for minor subdivision for Reicks View Family Farms, LLC.                     .

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on resolution for the minor subdivision of Reicks View Family Farms, LLC.   Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION 12-18-12-47: A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF Parcels C, D, and E in the WEST HALF of THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF Section 23, Township 97 NORTH, Range 12 WEST OF THE 5TH P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa. WHEREAS, ON THE 18th DAY of DECEMBER, 2012 at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of Parcels C, D, and E in the West Half of the Northwest Quarter of Section 23, Township 97 North, Range 12 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa was presented. WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of Parcels C, D, and E in the West Half of the Northwest Quarter of Section 23, Township 97 North, Range 12 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa has been considered and should be approved. NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa that said Minor Subdivision Plat be approved, accepted and the Chairman is hereby directed to certify this Resolution of Approval. PASSED AND APPROVED on this 18th DAY of DECEMBER, 2012.

/ss/ Rick Holthaus, Chairman, Board of Supervisors.  ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor.

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

Received and filed Jendro Sanitation rural recycling collections report for the month of

December 2012.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Annual Update for D & D Farms Inc. (ID # 61930) in Section 28 of New Hampton Township located at 2306 Odessa Avenue, New Hampton, IA 50659.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Annual Update for Christensen Farms Midwest LLC-F093 (ID # 61484) in Section 25 of Cedar East Township located at 3375 120th Street, Charles City, IA 51616.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Annual Update for James Heffelmeier (ID #61488) in Section 19 of Chickasaw Township located at 1089 230th Street, Nashua, IA 50658.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn the meeting at 11:30 AM.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 1:30 PM with all members present:   Holthaus, Zoll, Andersen, Byrne, and Pickar.   The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed. 

 

The Board had a worksession. 

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Pickar to adjourn the meeting at 2:20 PM.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

The Courthouse and offices were closed on Monday December 24, 2012 and Tuesday, December 25, 2012 to observe Christmas.

 

 

 

 

 ____________________________________

Rick Holthaus, Chairman

Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

___________________

Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 
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