Monday, February 7, 2005
- Tuesday, February 8, 2005
COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
FEBRUARY 7 & 8, 2005
The Board convened on Monday, February 7, 2005 at with all members present: Schueth, Huegel, Boge, Pickar, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Schueth. Mail was opened and distributed.
Board members and Auditor attended funeral services for former dispatcher Tom Hurd, and reconvened in the Board room shortly after . Supervisor Schueth was absent to attend an economic development meeting.
Loren Kiel and Karla Baumler, representing Midwest Group Benefits, Inc. met with the Board for review and discussion of the annual health insurance statistics for 2004.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Pickar, to approve Board Minutes of January 31 and February 1, 2005. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board allowed claims.
The Board received and filed IDNR Administrative approve of Manure Management plan for Lawrence Seamans (ID#57708) located in Section 5 of Richland Township; also Manure Management Plan annual updates for Shindelar Farms (ID#61182) located at 3265 120th St., Waucoma; Bill & Tod Elliot Farm (ID#58726) located at 2969 290th St., Fredericksburg; Vrzak Site (ID#57711) owned by Gerald & Ruth Lynch, located in Fayette County with site applications in Chickasaw County.
The Board recessed for lunch at and reconvened at with all members present.
Mark Moine, Architect for jail egress project, and Ken Rasing met with the Board to discuss and decide contractor bids to be submitted with proposals. Brian Gage and Dan Sumner were also present. After discussion, it was decided to omit the requirement of bid and performance bonds, with Addendum #1 stating the ‘General Contractor may elect to provide a cashier check in the amount of 10% of the bid in lieu of a bid bond at the time of bid letting’ and Addendum #2 stating the ‘Omit requirement of payment and performance bonds.’
CountyEngineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Huegel, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on permit for Iowa Telecom to place buried cable through Union Avenue between Sections 3 and 4 in Fredericksburg Township. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Discussion topics included the upcoming budget amendment including increased appropriations road use tax funding reimbursement to cities and FEMA revenue. Snow plow routes were reviewed. The 2005 bridge funding report was reviewed with the County receiving increased funding allocation of approximately $74,000.00. Summer help salary scale was reviewed and approved.
Additional budget review for FY 2005-06 rounded out the day.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Mattke, to adjourn at Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board convened on Tuesday, February 8, 2005 with all members present: Schueth, Huegel, Boge, Pickar, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Schueth. Mail was opened and distributed.
Becky Ball representing Chickasaw County Case Management, met with the Board to update client services.
Supervisor Pickar was absent at and present after lunch.
At Board members opened sealed bid proposals for nurses’ cabinetry, as follows: Bearish Woodshop, $10,163.00; Roberson Construction $13,470.00; and Welter’s Custom Cabinets, $11,616.19.Bob Roberson and Sherry Steinlage were present. Discussion followed.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Huegel, to accept proposal of $10,163.00 of Bearish Woodshop for nurses’ cabinetry and workstations. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board allowed claims.
Pat Wegman and Mark Huegel, representing the CountyAttorney’s Department, met with the Board to discuss time allocation spent on county workload.
Board members recessed at for lunch and reconvened at for budget review with work session adjourning at .