The Board convened on Monday, July 3, 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 Schueth, Seconded by Boge, to approve the Agenda for July 3, 2006. All Ayes, with Motion Carried.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Schueth, to approve Board Minutes of June 26 & 27, 2006. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Sanitarian Ken Rasing met with the Board for final approval of the Richland LTD LLC Master Matrix construction expansion permit application.Also attending was Charlie Edson. Total points requirement is 440, with the Richland Master Matrix having a total of 510.The expansion site is located 798 feet from the existing road. Owner Charlie Edson stated the expansion would increase the total operation by 2000 more head or 1/3 greater capacity, with all manure presently knifed in at application
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Boge, to submit final approval to the IDNR for the master matrix for Richland LTD LLC site, with greater points than minimum requirement. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board received and placed on file Sanitarian Ken Rasing’s Inspection Summary Verification for the Richland Site.
Sheriff Marty Larsen, Deputy Todd Miller, Head Dispatcher Barb Hemesath and Data Processing Manager Doug Welton met with the Board to discuss and seek approval for dispatch equipment purchase.Sheriff Larsen explained that currently used vendor Data Max software was difficult to access information from.The Sheriff’s Department would like to change vendors to Shield software, which has been satisfactory in other Iowa counties.The start-up acquisition is proposed to fund over two years from the Data Processing Fund, with the Sheriff’s Department paying the annual support of $750.00.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Pickar, to approve fireworks permits for Wade Hauser, Deb Reicherts, Justin Geerts, Gerald Tieskotter, Don Blazek, Deb Underwood and Tex Hageman. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Assistant County Engineer John Murray met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Pickar, to approve and authorize Chairman to sign permit for Iowa Telecom to place buried cable in county right-of-way along Cheyenne Avenue in Section 28 of Deerfield Township. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Foreman Meeting Minutes were reviewed. Conservation has requested the County improve a fill dirt storage area to provide a parking area at the Twin Ponds site near the trail access.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Boge, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on rate changes for a network provider agreement for FY 2006-07 with Pathways Behavior, which has now been merged with Cedar Valley Mental Health. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Pickar, to receive and place on file, subject to audit the departmental cash counts, as of June 30, 2006. Roll Call: all Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Boge, to adjourn at . Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board received and filed IDNR notification of a preliminary determination that Rod Hinz has met the legal criteria to be issued a construction permit for an expansion of his swine confinement feeding operation to be located in NW ½ of the SE ¼ of Section 18 of Deerfield Township.
The Board also received and filed reports as follows: Emergency Management June 2006 Revenue; 4th Quarter of FY 2005-06; Year-to-Date Report FY 2005-06; 911 Revenue 4thQuarter of 2006; Year-to-Date for FY 2005-06; Sanitation Receipts for June 2006; 4th Quarter ofReceipts for June 2006; 4th Quarter of F2005-06 and Year-to-Date Receipts for FY 2005-06.
The Courthouse and offices were closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2006, in observance of the Independence Day Holiday.