The Board convened on Monday, April 11, 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.
Bob Soukup, Area Economic Development Director, met with the Board for discussion and action to be taken on Progress Casting Group, Inc. job incentive funding at $1000.00 per job.Review of the proposed project and timeline followed.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke, to approve funding Progress Casting Group, Inc. job incentives at $1000.00 per job of up to $150,000.00 to be funded from Economic Development of the Local Option Sales Tax. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
CountyEngineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.
Discussion proceeded to the requested funding for RISE grant 20% county match for a portion of 225th Street. Engineer Rolando outlined the procedure used in FloydCounty for RISE grant in conjunction with Winnebago Industries.ChickasawCountyís portion of the 20% match is $20,180.00 after the 50% split between the County and City of New Hampton. The Board will consider source of funding at a later date.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Huegel, to authorize Chairman Signature on FY 2006 IDOT Secondary Road Budget and 5-yr Construction Program. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Bridge replacement on Jasper Avenue is scheduled to begin next week. Applications for summer road help were reviewed, with 5-6 anticipated hires.
Sheriff Marty Larsen met with the Board for approval to replace current dryer, which was no longer fixable, with used industrial dryer at the JailBuilding at an approximate cost of $600.00.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Huegel, to approve Board Minutes of April 4 & 5, 2005. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board received and filed Sanitation Reports for March 2005 and 3rd Quarter of FY 2004-05; 911 3rd Quarter of FY 2004-05 and Veterans Affairs Report of March 2005.
Chairman Schueth declared adjournment at .
The Board convened on Tuesday, April 12, 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.
Kerry Erts, representing Cady Insurance, presented a proposal for health insurance employee benefits. Their concept provides for combining multiple Iowa governmental entities to provide benefits by using premium structure for each group based the groupís individual claims. Claims would be funded by using of fully-insured and partially self-funded, on-line plan administration and plan discounts of insuring greater than 1000 lives.The concept is under further consideration by the Board.
The Board received and filed the original IDNR Manure Management Plan for Terry and Steven Schulz, for Dayton Site located in Section 22 of Dayton Township.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Huegel, to approve quarterly reports for Auditor, Recorder and Sheriff, subject to audit Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board spoke with Jack Lipovac via phone, representing HR-One Source, regarding ongoing union negotiations.
The Board recessed at for lunch reconvening the Board room at for an additional phone conference with Jack Lipovac. Chairman Schueth declared adjournment at .