The Board convened on Monday, May 1, 2006 at with all members present: Huegel, Schueth, Boge, Pickar, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Huegel. Mail was opened and distributed.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Schueth, to approve Agenda for May 1 & 2, 2006. All Ayes, with motion carried.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Pickar, to approve Board Minutes of April 24 & 25, 2005. All Ayes, with motion carried.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Schueth, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on Town & Country Club liquor license and Sunday Sales Permit. Roll Call: AllAyes. Motion Carried.
CountyEngineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.
Bids were opened for an upcoming trailer purchase, as follows: Zeigler, Inc.: Trail King, $8642.00; Murphy Tractor & Equipment: Big Tex, $6544.00; B & J Construction Supply, Felling $5261.00; New Hampton Auto Body: PJ Trailer, $4100.00; Randy Ashleton, Highview: $4894.00; S & S Trailer, Duraline $4355.00.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Pickar, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on permit for Hawkeye REC to place buried cable thru Stanley Avenue approximately ¼ mile south of 160th Street in Section 20 of Utica Township. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Boge, to approve the 2006 Secondary Road Summer Help as follows: Garrett Boeding, Casey Mai, Ryan Roths, Ben Amfar, Jennifer Ashley, Timothy Bohr and Evan Hulbert. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Review and discussion followed as to purchase of a truck tractor for roads.Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Pickar, to approve purchase of 2000 Sterling truck tractor for $27,000.00. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Jeanne Heit, Homemaker Administrator, met with the Board for a departmental update. The department will now advertise for two part-time, on-call positions.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Schueth, to approve probation completed status for Kelly Boggess and Eva Jean Wood-Gebert, which results in a 50 cents per hour increase as per union salary scale. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board allowed claims.
The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Plan for Lantow Site 1 (ID#63592) located at 2706 260th St., Fredericksburg, Iowa in Sections 12 & 1 of Dresden Township.
Chairman Huegel declared adjournment at .
The Board convened on Tuesday, May 2, 2006 at with all members present: Huegel, Schueth, Boge, Pickar, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Huegel. Mail was opened and distributed.
Kari Schaffer, representing Paradigm Benefits, Inc. met with the Board to discuss updating the Chickasaw County Plan for Employees’ Deferred Compensation.Discussion followed regarding options available.The plan will updated for necessary compliance factors.
Kathy Babcock, Nursing Administrator, met with the Board for review and approval of IDPH Grant FY 07 Application for Local Public Health Services Contract.Review of the proposed grant appropriations followed with agency objectives for each function.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Schueth, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on IDPH Grant of LPHS Contract for FY07. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The upcoming ‘Freedom from Smoking Program’ was reviewed as a possible employee wellness offering with the Board deciding to offer an employee wellness program which could be offered to all employees.
Steve Geerts visited with the Board seeking an alternate location for the upcoming city fireworks presentation because the former location cannot be used due to a new residence less than 370 feet from the shooting site.Board gave approval for parking at AirportLake if the fireworks could be shot from adjoining property not owned by the county.
Brian Moore, Conservation Director, met with the Board for a departmental update and a loan request for the local match funding for a possible land acquisition adjoining TwinPondsNatureCenter land on the northeast corner. Board members decided a repayment loan could be fronted if the remaining grant funding could be obtained, with no additional cost to taxpayers.
The Board allowed claims.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke, set public hearing of May 23, 2006 at 10:00 AM for the Construction Permit Application for Rod Hinz Confinement Feeding Operation. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board recessed at with Board members Huegel, Schueth, Boge, Pickar and Auditor Babcock attending lunch with Senior Citizens at Chickasaw Centre.