Monday, December 27, 2004
- Tuesday, December 28, 2004
COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
DECEMBER 27 & 28, 2004
The Board convened on Monday, December 27, 2004 at with all members present: Boge, Huegel, Schueth, Pickar, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed.
Steve Lynch, Chairman of the Compensation Board, met with the Board of Supervisors to present the Compensation Board recommendation for elected officials’ salaries, as follows: Supervisors $400; Sheriff and Attorney $4500; Auditor, Recorder and Treasurer $3000.Discussion followed.The recommendation will be considered, with action taken at a later session in context with the FY 2005-06 Budget.
CountyEngineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.
IDOT reimbursement of $5000 for the two month use of secondary roads resulting from the May flooding of Highway 18 West of Fredericksburg was updated.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Huegel, to approve payment from FM funding and authorize Chairman Signature on IDOT billing for testing and inspection on BROS-C019(62)—5F-19 Project, which is the Howard-Chickasaw County line bridge project. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Discussion followed as to whether to retain or trade the Lieberer excavator. The department is leasing a replacement excavator with intent to purchase, but has leased the traded Lieberer excavator for FEMA work.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Huegel, to approve Board Minutes of December 20 & 21, 2004. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board allowed claims.
Sheila Kobliska, CPC, met with the Board for review of the 2004 Annual CPC Report, which is on file in the Auditor’s Office.
The recent community wellness event of the Namaste Day was reviewed, with favorable public reception and comment by attendees.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Pickar, to adjourn at Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board convened on Tuesday, December 28th, 2004 at with all members present: Boge, Huegel, Schueth, Pickar, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed.
Nick and Jamie Wegner, representing New Hampton Metal Fab, received industrial job incentive expansion funding in the amount of $25,000.00 from Economic Development portion of the Local Option Sales Tax.Jamie gave a brief presentation on the New Hampton Metal Fab product line, history and future development.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Schueth, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on 28-E Agreement with Heartland Insurance Risk Pool addendum with revised language to coincide with fiscal year. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Employees’ vacation carryover was reviewed.Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke, to approve listing of employees’ as on file in Auditor’s Office, to be used by February 28, 2005. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board allowed claims.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Schueth, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on Addendum to Homecare Aid Contract with Public Health Nursing for rate changes retroactive November 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Board members and Auditor reviewed current revenues, expenditures and projected fiscal year balance for FY 2004-05.
The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Update Plans for Smith Finisher, Owner T&T Farms, (ID#48128), located at 1529 310th Street, Nashua and D&D Farms Inc., Owners Dale & Douglas Kleiss, (ID#61930) located at 2306 Odessa Avenue, New Hampton.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Schueth, to adjourn at Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.