The Board convened on Monday, March 20, 2006 at with a quorum present: Huegel, Boge, Pickar, Mattke. Schueth was absent. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Huegel.Mail was opened and distributed.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke, to approve agenda for March 20 & 21, 2006, deleting the topic for presentation of Auditor staffing salary comparables. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Mattke, to approve Board Minutes of March 13 & 14, 2006. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
Brian Moore, Director and Mel Pacovsky, Conservation Board Member, met with the Board for ongoing planning and discussion, including long term goals and objectives while working within budget constraints.
CountyEngineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Pickar, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on Agreement with the IDOT to use V-14 from 310th Street to 270th as a detour road. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
A limestone contract road hauler has requested early rock resurfacing option, with a determination to be made based upon road conditions and frost melt. The Panora Avenue paving petition was discussed, with owner/county participation policy yet to be determined. Paving points need to be determined before the project may proceed.
The Board allowed claims.
Chairman Huegel declared adjournment at .
The Board convened on Tuesday, March 21, 2006 with a quorum present: Huegel, Boge, Pickar, Mattke. Schueth was absent. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Huegel. Mail was opened and distributed.
Sheriff Marty Larsen met with the Board for approval of scheduled, part-time dispatcher, with discussion following. Discussion followed as to council meetings with City of Fredericksburg regarding law enforcement agreement increase of 5% for upcoming FY 2006-07. Sheriff updated a recent burglary investigation and arrest at a local business.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke, to approve Stephanie Mashek as scheduled, part-time dispatcher effective March 21, 2006, as per union salary scale.Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
Board members proceeded to discuss participation funding for a NewHamptonSkateBoardPark project. The project has raised in excess of $30,000 toward the completion goal of $50,000.In order to seek Community Attraction and Tourism Grant funding with INRCOG as Administrator, it was necessary to obtain pledge funding from public entities.City of New Hampton has pledged $1750 and the New Hampton Park Board $750.Roger Nosbisch was present for the discussion.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke, to approve pledge funding of $1750.00 from County Betterment portion of the Local Option Sales Tax, contingent upon CAT funding,toward the New Hampton Skate Board project. Roll Call: Three Ayes, with Boge abstaining. Motion Carried.
The Board received and filed IDNR Administrative approval of Manure Management Plan for Poppe Farms (ID#57707) located in Section 6 of Richland Township and a construction permit application for a confinement feeding operation, owners Harold & Karen Lantow, to be located in Section 12 of Dresden Township, which was later returned by the IDNR because of a rule which states “The Department shall not issue a construction permit to expand or modify a confinement feeding operation for one year after completion of the last construction or modification at the operation, if a permit was not required for the last construction or modification.”
The Board allowed claims.
Ken Rasing met with the Board for review of FY 2005-06 Budget Amendment.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Pickar, to approve liquor license and Sunday sales permit for Plum Creek Golf Curse Association. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Pickar, to adjourn at Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.