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COUNTY BOARD MINUTES SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 The Board convened on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 9:02 A.M. with the following members present: Zoll, Tilkes, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Zoll. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present was Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Hackman to approve agenda for September 18, 2017. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Hackman, Tilkes and Zoll. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Member from the media present at 9:10 AM Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Tilkes to approve Board Minutes for September 11& 15, 2017. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Hackman, Tilkes and Zoll. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. The Board reviewed resolution and grant application-memorandum of understanding from the EMA/911 director AJ Seely. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to approve resolution #09-18-17-44 and authorize Chairman Signature to sign a memorandum of understanding with the Iowa Northland Regional Council of Government for creating a multi-jurisdictional Hazard mitigation plan (MJ HMP) update through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP). Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Hackman, Tilkes and Zoll. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION #09-18-17-44 A RESOLUTION OF THE CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AUTHORIZING THE CHAIR TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE IOWA NORTHLAND REGIONAL COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS FOR CREATING A MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN (MJ HMP) UPDATE THROUGH THE HAZARD MITIGATION GRANT PROGRAM (HMGP). WHEREAS, Chickasaw County is a member in good standing with the Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments (INRCOG), and WHEREAS, Chickasaw County Emergency Management Commission has applied for HMGP funding from the Iowa Homeland Security Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for preparing an MU HMP, and WHEREAS, the Chickasaw County Emergency Management Commission shall serve as the point of contact, fiscal agent, and coordinator of the project on behalf of the County, and WHEREAS, INRCOG has the expertise to provide the planning and administrative services being sought by the grant application, and NOW, THEREFORE, the Chickasaw County, Iowa Board of Supervisors directs its Chair to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with INRCOG to provide planning and grant administration services to the County and the County Emergency Management Commission. Passed and approved this 18th day of September 2017. /ss/ Tim Zoll, Chair Chickasaw County, Iowa Board of Supervisors ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll Chickasaw County, Iowa Auditor The Board discussed the county owned furniture at the MH-DD building. Also present were Mark Huegel, Ray Armel and a member from the media. Supervisor Hackman informed the Board that they are moving the County Social Services secretary today to the new location in the Community Services Building. The county owned office equipment was discussed and disposition of the equipment. Supervisor Hackman also discussed with the Board the signage at the Community Services Building. The Board tabled until the next meeting so that County Social Services can continue the moving of the files to their new location at Floyd County. Deputy Assessor Ray Armel met with the Board for an Auditorís Plat update. Mr. Armel informed the Board that he met with HRS Kirk Reicks on September 13, 2017 and reviewed sites and visited with the owners. Mr. Reicks and Mr. Armel discussed the physical landmarks and occupancies with the owners. Mr. Reicks will hopefully complete the Auditorís Plat within the next two to three weeks. The Board reviewed the Fireworks Permit for Brett Ohm. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Hackman to approve the fireworks permit for Brett Ohm. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Hackman, Tilkes and Zoll. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Mark Huegel left at 9:35 AM. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Tilkes to acknowledge the hiring of Barb Brummond as part-time Immunization Nurse as per union contract effective September 6, 2017. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Hackman, Tilkes and Zoll. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. The Board met with Iowa Government Health Care Plan (IGHCP) Consultant Denise Ballard and Cindy Allen to discuss Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and Flexible Spending Accounts. Also present were John Murray and Ray Armel. Ms. Ballard presented and reviewed with the Board the Chickasaw County Flex Review from years 2014, 2015 and 2016 which showed the number of participants each year, funding, tax savings and number of employees who spent more than contributions who left employment. Ms. Ballard also reviewed with the Board Chickasaw County Benefit Comparison for July 1, 2017. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Tilkes to authorize Employee Benefit Systems (Third Party Administration Services) to use the Flexible Spending Bank account to pay the Chickasaw County 2016 flex plan year ended December 31, 2016. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Hackman, Tilkes and Zoll. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. The Board allowed claims. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Chickasaw Township Summary Statement of Receipts and Disbursements for FY 2016-2017. Received and place on file in the Auditorís Office Northeast Iowa Response Group Independent Auditorís Reports Financial Statement and Other Information Schedule of Findings ending June 30, 2017. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Wenthold Site-(ID# 66940) in Section 20 of Dresden Township located at 2333 280th Street, Fredericksburg, IA 50630. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Lantow Site 2 (ID#59760) in Section 12 of Dresden Township located at 2796 260th Street, Fredericksburg, IA 50630. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Larry Nilges-Home Site (ID#62496) in Section 4 of Sumner Township located at 1042 Usher Avenue, Sumner, IA 50674. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 11:36 AM. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Hackman, Tilkes and Zoll. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. ____________________________________ Tim Zoll, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: __________________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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