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Monday, May 09, 2005 - Tuesday, May 10, 2005

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

MAY 9 & 10, 2005

 

The Board convened on Monday, May 9, 2005 at 9:30 AM with all members present: Schueth, Huegel, Boge, Pickar, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Schueth. Mail was opened and distributed.

 

Ken Rasing, Sanitarian met with the Board for review and approval of FY 2006 IDNR grants to counties, for well testing, plugging and rehabilitation. The proposed grant estimation is 217 wells tested $11,501.00; 12 wells plugged $3180.00; wells rehabilitated $2400.00, for a total of $17,081.00. The individual line items may be redistributed as necessary.   

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Pickar, to approve and authorize Chairman to sign FY 2006 IDNR grant to County for well testing, plugging and rehabilitation in the amount of $17,081.00. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Curtis Rasing met with the Board to request approval for an Eagle Scout project. The proposed project consists of constructing a new Courthouse handicapped walkway and provide off-street permanently designated handicapped parking to comply with the requirement by the Iowa Secretary of State to make all voting polling sites 100% handicapped accessible by 2006. The Eagle Scout objective is to provide project labor and coordinate available financing resources which may include volunteers and donations for a high-visibility community benefit project. Jan Rasing, Roger Nosbisch and Ken Rasing were present for the discussion.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Huegel, to give tentative approval to the Courthouse handicapped

accessibility project, pending review of Engineer’s written project specifications. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.

 

Progress updates included B57 paving and Jasper Avenue bridge projects.  Discussion included IDOT haul routes in effect and notification policies to counties.

 

Randall Handley, representing Cost Advisory Services Inc., met with the Board to present his background and proposal for services for cost allocation plan recovery services.  CASI’s proposal would reduce the prior year contract fee by 33% and lock in the same fee for three years. After the initial three years, continuing the contract would not exceed a total of five percent of the original fee. The annual fee for the next eight years would not exceed 70 percent of $5750.00 or $4025.00.Proposal is under review by County Attorney staff.

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Pickar, to approve Board Minutes of May 2 & 3, 2005. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Huegel, to adopt Resolution abating mobile home taxes and tax sales certificates as requested by Treasurer Sue Breitbach. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

RESOLUTION 05-09-05-10 FOR ABATEMENT OF MOBILE HOMES TAXES & TAX SALE CERTIFICATES. WHEREAS, there are unpaid mobile home taxes now certified as real estate, under the names of Roberta Blanchard, Thomas Hanawalt and Izetta VanBrocklin.  According to Iowa Code Section 445.16, the County Treasurer may recommend tax abatement to the Board of Supervisors. On May 2, 2005, Treasurer Sue Breitbach recommended the Board consider abating any and all taxes due on the aforesaid mobile homes. Taxes of $36.00, listed to Roberta Blanchard for a 1972 SCU Mobile Home taxed as a building on leased land. Taxes of $612.00, listed to Thomas Hanawalt  for a 1997 FLW Mobile Home, VIN # TNFLV26A48104SP13, and the tax sale certificate 03-0083 listed to Chickasaw County, are hereby abated as the mobile home is no longer in Chickasaw County. Taxes of $644.00, listed to Izetta Van Brocklin for a 1970 HMT Mobile Home, VIN # MU31461D, and the tax sale certificate 00-0064 listed to Chickasaw County, are hereby abated as the mobile home is no longer in Chickasaw County. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, this Board is in agreement by their motion on May 2, 2005, and therefore will abate any and all taxes and penalty due, along with cancellation of aforesaid tax sale certificates. AYES:/ss/ James J. Schueth, Chairman; John J. Huegel, Vice-Chairman; Arnie J. Boge; Virgil M. Pickar, Jr.; Sherry Mattke. Attest: Judy A. Babcock, Auditor.  NAYS: None.  Attest: /ss/ Judy A. Babcock, Auditor.

 

Supervisor Boge was excused at 11:46 AM.

 

The Board received and filed Pathways Quarterly Report dated January – March 2005.

 

 

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, May 10, 2005 at 9:30AM with a quorum present: Schueth, Boge, Pickar, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Schueth. Mail was opened and distributed.

 

Requested items for review and approval by CPC Sheila Kobliska as follows:

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Pickar, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on services provider contract with Noridian Administrative Services, LLC (NAS) EDI Support Services, PO Box 9319, Fargo, ND 58106-9319. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The plans for requested privacy workstation dividers for targeted case managers were reviewed.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Pickar, to approve purchase and installation of workstation privacy dividers for case management at a cost of $1555.81. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Sherry Steinlage and Jennifer Bouillon, Public Health Nursing Agency, met with the Board for approval of FY06 Application for Local Public Health Services Contract. The total anticipated FY06 Contract Allocation is $61,381.00 with appropriations as follows: Board of Health Infrastructure $1525.00; Home Care Aide $38,781.00; Public Health Nurse $14,290.00; Tobacco Settlement $6,785.00. However, the Board of Health will not allocate separate dollar amounts, but rather bill as services are provided according to the county needs until grant dollars are spent.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Schueth, to approve Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors as Contractor for Local Public Health Services Contract FY06. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Boge, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on Local Public Health Services Contract for FY06. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Pickar, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on Library Contract for FY 2005-06, allowing county funding of $80,000 to be allocated between all county libraries. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR notices of annual submittal date of manure management plans for Bill Palmersheim Pork Farm (ID#61606) located at 2225 130th St., New Hampton; Bruce Buchheit (ID#57704) located at 1090 Stevens Ave., Lawler; Don Blazek dba 4 Oaks LLC (ID#59728) located at 1830 Ridgeway Blvd., Lawler; Ionia Pigs, Inc. (ID#60072), 1969 290th St., Ionia;   Terry Schulz dba Schulz Farms Partnership-Home Farm, located at 2229 Pembroke Ave. (ID#58254), 2581 220th St., New Hampton; Schulz Farm Partnership-South Site, (ID#62397) located at 2581 220th St., New Hampton.

 

Supervisor Boge left at 11:38 AM for a Nashua Lions Meeting to present a county overview.

 

The Board received and filed Veterans Affairs Report of April 2005.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on Memorandum of Understanding with Iowa Department of Public Health for County Substance Abuse Funding for FY 2005-06 in the amount of $1774.00. Roll Call: Three Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Chairman Schueth declared adjournment at 12:07 PM.

 

 

                                                                        _________________________

                                                                        James J. Schueth, Chairman

                                                                        Board of Supervisors

 

Attest:

 

_______________________

Judy A. Babcock, Auditor

 
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