Monday, November 06, 2006
- Tuesday, November 07, 2006
COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
NOVEMBER 6 & 7, 2006
The Board convened on Monday, November 6, 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 Boge, Seconded by Pickar, to approve Agenda for November 6 & 7, 2006. All Ayes, with Motion Carried.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke, to approve Board Minutes of October 30 & 31, 2006. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Fred Hall, Iowa State University Extension Director, and Board Members Nancy Griffin and Susie Anderson met with the Board for approval of Proclamation for County Extension Week, with a photo of the group following the meeting.
CountyEngineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Mattke, to open the public hearing at for FY 2006-07 Budget Amendment. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Budget amendment specifically addressed increasing budget appropriations for funding the conservation farm purchase in 28-95-13, with no comments received from the public.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Pickar, to close the public hearing at .
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Boge, to adopt the Resolution amending appropriations. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.RESOLUTION TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS RESOLUTION 11-6-06-40.WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors approved a Departmental AppropriationsResolution on June 27, 2006 for all departments for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2006 in accordance with Section 331.434, Subsection 6, Code of Iowa, and WHEREAS, the appropriations approved on June 27, 2006 are hereby amended in accordance with the attached sheet, for the following reason(s): Capital Projects Fund: Increase of $46,246 for purchase of Conservation Farm of 160 acres in 28-95-13; Appropriates loan of $40,000 from the General Basic Fund andexpenditure appropriation of $6246.00 from the REAP Fund. PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 6TH Day Of November 2006. AYES:/SS/ James J. Schueth; Arnie J. Boge; Virgil M. Pickar, Jr.; Sherry Mattke; (Absent, John L. Huegel, Chairman). NAYS: NoneATTEST: /ss/ Judy A. Babcock, Auditor. FY 2006-07 AMENDED APPROPRIATIONS FOR DEPARTMENTS:
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke, to adopt and authorize Vice-Chairman Signature on the Resolution for National Election Worker Appreciation Week 11-6-06-41. WHREAS, ON November 7, 2006, ore than 1,000,000 persons will serve in the process of conducting our federal election; and WHEREAS, election workers represent every facet of our society and communities and provide a tangible link between the voting public and the election process; and WHEREAS, election workers provide an invaluable function to our country and are one of this country’s most valuable resources; and WHEREAS, election workers volunteer to serve their fellow citizens with distinction and provide an invaluable service to their communities; and WHEREAS, election workers span the generation gap from high school students to senior citizens and mirror the amazing diversity of their communities and American society as a whole; and WHEREAS, election workers are the backbone of American democracy and their dedicated service allows our democracy to flourish; and WHEREAS, election workers are America’s “champions of democracy,” it is most appropriate to recognize the contribution that election workers make each time we cast our votes: NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisor, in concert with the states, counties and election jurisdictions of the United States, proclaims the week of November 5-11, 2006 of “National Election Worker Appreciation Week.”BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors extends its appreciation and admiration for the election workers of Chickasaw County, Iowa and the vital services that they perform I conducting this County’s elections. /ss/ James J. Schueth, Vice-Chairperson.Attested by; /ss/ Judy A. Babcock, CountyAuditor.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Pickar, to adjourn . All Ayes, with Motion Carried.
The Board convened on Tuesday, November 7, 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.
Loren Kiel, representing Midwest Group Benefits, Inc., met with the Board to review and discuss health insurance funding and plan options.After lengthy discussion, the Board voted to renew the present plan for 2007.
Supervisor Schueth left the meeting at .
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Boge, to continue with present plan contract and authorize Signatures on 2007 renewal 2007 with Midwest Group Benefits Inc. with single and family premiums remaining at present funding levels of $400.20 and $1005.10 per month, respectively.Roll Call: Three Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Boge, to adjourn at . Three Ayes, with Motion Carried.Supervisor Pickar attended lunch with senior citizens at Chickasaw Centre.