Monday, August 22, 2005
- Tuesday, August 23, 2005
COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
AUGUST 22 & 23, 2005
The Board convened on Monday, August 22, 2005 with a quorum present:Huegel, Boge, Mattke. Schueth and Pickar were absent.The meeting was called to order by Vice-Chairman Huegel. Mail was opened and distributed.
The Board received and filed Deerfield, Fredericksburg and Washington Townships Receipts & Disbursements Reports for FY 2004-05.
Sheila Kobliska, CPC, met with the Board to update them of the childrenís waiver information, which is a case management program for DHS identified children and families. Statewide slots have a limited number, with ChickasawCounty having 2 identified and MitchellCounty having 1 identified eligible for DHS 100% funded services. Counties are mandated to either provide or contract for services. Chickasaw-Mitchell Case Management Agency will provide services with current staff.Other discussion included substance abuse county payee legal settlement versus residential settlement, with the Board deciding to continue with legal settlement which parallels current county mental health plan provisions.
County Engineer Assistant John Murray met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities, including a review of the foremanís project reports. Bridge crew is undertaking the bridge replacement project on LaSalle Avenue with is a 50/50 cost share project with Dome Pipeline. Vice-Chairman signed IDOT payment vouchers with Vogel Traffic Services for payment marking and Fred Carlson for asphalt resurfacing on B57.
The Board allowed claims.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Mattke, to approve Board Minutes of August 15 & 16, 2005. Roll Call: Three Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Mattke to accept the resignation of Sharon Zeien, as full-time Homemaker effective September 1, 2005. Roll Call: Three Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Mattke, to adjourn at Roll Call: Three Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board convened on Tuesday, August 23, 2005 at with a quorum present: Huegel, Boge, Pickar, Mattke. Schueth was absent. The meeting was called to order by Vice-Chairman Huegel. Mail was opened and distributed.
Treasurer Sue Breitbach met with the Board to review and Board approval of 28E Agreement Addendum with IDOT. The Addendum updates County retention portion from $3.75 to $7.00 per driverís license.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Pickar, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on IDOT Addendum to 28E Agreement for $7.00 per driverís license county retention fee. Roll Call: Three Ayes. Motion Carried.
Sheriff Marty Larsen met with the Board to update staff position changes.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Pickar, to approve change of status for Erin Straw to part-time, scheduled dispatcher and Zach Nosbisch to full-time dispatcher effective September 3, 2005, as per union salary scale. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
Board members reviewed and discussed outstanding economic development commitments and payment timeline and the countyís funding shortfall from local option sales tax revenue. Possible alternatives are being discussed to develop a written plan as the Board expects to fund other potential economic development projects in the upcoming future.
The Board allowed claims.
The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Short Form Certification for Mike Klassen Farm (ID#59679) located at 2130 Exeter Avenue, Ionia and administrative approval of Manure Management Plan for Chickasaw Farms, LLC (ID#62444) located in Section 22 of Dayton Township.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Pickar, to adjourn at Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.