The Board convened on Monday, July 17, 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 Boge, Seconded by Pickar, to approve Agenda for July 17 & 18, 2006 with addition of two fireworks permit applications.Roll Call: Four Ayes, with Motion Carried.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke, to approve Board Minutes of July 10 & 11, 2006. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Pickar, to approve fireworks permits for Lisa Wilker and Ken Heying. Roll Call: Four Ayes, with Motion Carried.
The Board received and filed Chickasaw County Agricultural Extension Education Operating Fund Report year to date for July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2006.
CountyEngineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Rick Noah was present to represent Murphy Tractor & Equipment and Bill Fisher was present to represent Ziegler, Inc.
The Board opened sealed bids for motor graders, as follows:Murphy Tractor & Equipment; Three (new) John Deere Model 770D units, $513,528.00 less trades of (82, 84, 86 Caterpillar units) $125,000.00 for a net bid of $388,528.00.One (used) John Deere 770 D with 446 hours, $154,736.00 less trade of $35,000.00 for a net bid of $119,736.00.Ziegler, Inc; Three (new) Caterpillar Model 140H units $622,440.00, less trades (three Caterpillar units) $139,000.00 for a net bid of $483,440.00. One (used) Caterpillar Model 140H with 425 hours, $182,600.00 less trade of $45,000.00 for a net bid of $137,600.00 and a second unit Caterpillar Model 140H with 750 hours, $185,700 less trade of$45,000 for a net bid of $140,700.00.
Engineer Rolando has proposed a purchase three motor graders over a five-year period.The Board will take final action on the motor grader purchase at a future session, at which time the number of units to be purchased will also be decided.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on permit for Iowa Telecom to place buried cable thru 240th Street in Sections 28 and 33 of Stapleton Township. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board received and filed Manure Management Plan Annual Updates for Larry Bruening (ID#57703) located in Section 28 of Jacksonville Township at 2435 180th St., New Hampton and Grow Pork Inc. (ID#60444) located in Section of 10 of Jacksonville Township at 2504 140th St., New Hampton.
Chairman Huegel signed contract with Mick Gage Plumbing and Heating Inc. in the amount of $75,578.00 for boiler replacement project at the Heritage.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Boge, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on provider contract for FY 2006-07 with INRCOG for transportation services for county resident. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Pickar, to adjourn at Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board convened on Tuesday, July 18, 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.
Treasurer Sue Breitbach met with the Board for review and approval of county bank balances and semi-annual report, with discussion following.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Mattke, to approve the Treasurerís Semi-Annual Report as of June 30, 2006, subject to audit.Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Victor Amoroso was present to express his interest for the Veterans Affairs Board appointment. Discussion followed.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Schueth, to re-appoint Betty Steffen to a three year term on the Veterans Affairs Board to expire on June 30, 2009. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Pat Boyle, representing Hawkeye REC, met with the Board to update them of road access concerns at the site where Dairyland Power holds a memorandum of option for a possible future acquisition for a coal-fired plant site in Section 2 of New Hampton Township.The future site of the future Homeland Energy LLC is Section 1 of New Hampton Township, with one of the conditions is that the county will close 300 feet of existing road on Quinlan Avenue, which is necessary for an adequate railroad spur access to the plant site. When Dairyland Power purchased their land option, access was available on Quinlan Avenue.Pat Boyle requested and received a formal letter stating that Chickasaw County is in support of both industries and would make access available to Dairyland Power should they exercise their option to purchase land as the future power plant site.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Pickar, to approve fireworks permit application of Tom & Deb Pritts. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board received and filed RichlandTownship and Stapleton Township Reports of Receipts & Disbursements for FY 2005-06.
The Board received and filed requested, completed information for original IDNR Manure Management Plan for Jim Reicks ((ID64786) located at 3060 160th St., Lawler in Section 21of UticaTownship.