Monday, February 19, 2007
- Tuesday, February 20, 2007
COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
FEBRUARY 19 & 20, 2007
The Courthouse and offices were closed in observance of the Presidentsí Day Holiday.
The Board convened on Tuesday, February 20, 2007 at with all members present: Pickar, Huegel, Boge, Schueth, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Huegel, to approve Agenda for February 20, 2007. All Ayes, with Motion Carried.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Huegel, to approve board minutes for February 12 & 13, 2007. All Ayes, with Motion Carried.
Sheriff Marty Larsen, 1st Deputy Todd Miller and Chief Dispatcher Barb Hemesath met with the Board for several items of business as follows:
Sheriff Larsen recommended a change of status to full time for Cathy Ollendick.A part-time scheduled position had been resigned, and no applicant was interested in the part-time position. Part-time scheduled dispatcher Cathy Ollendick was interested in both part-time scheduled positions, which would then become a full-time position.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Schueth, to approve change of status to full-time dispatcher for Cathy Ollendick effective February 20, 2007 as per union salary wage scale. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Sheriff Larsen recommended sale of two vehicles from the fleet.A 1999 Ford, former squad car and a 1993 Chrysler, drug forfeiture vehicle will be offered for sale.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Boge, to approve sale by sealed bids of 1999 Ford and 1993 Chrysleron March 19, 2007 at . Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Deputy Todd Millerís compensatory time accumulated of 154.75 hours was reviewed, with discussion following.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Boge, to approve compensatory time payment of 100 hours for 1st Deputy Todd Miller. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board allowed claims.
CountyEngineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss and update road departmental activities.The road improvement requested by a resident on Stevens Avenue has been estimated at $18000.County wide limestone road resurfacing contracts will be let in March and the pavement marking contract will be let in April.STP projects and funding were reviewed.
Conservation Director Brian Moore met with the Board to review his requested expenditure increase for current year budget amendment.Discussion followed, with the Board requesting that a five-year plan for park improvements be submitted for board consideration before the public hearing on March 12th, 2007 for the proposed FY 2007-08 Budget.Part of the budget amendment is being sought on behalf electrical utility improvements at parks.Board members proposed increasing camping fees to balance with increased electricity costs.
Data Processing Manager Doug Welton met with the Board to update cost information for proposed computer software purchase.Sales person has requested that County enter into price quote agreement by the end of February, which will be valid for 120 days or pricing on the proposed computer software will increase by 4% effective March 1, 2007. Said quote does not commit the county to purchase. Discussion followed.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Mattke, to seek 120 day price quote and contract terms for purchase of computer software equipment from Tyler Technologies Inc. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board received and filed Conservation Annual Report for fiscal year ending June 30, 2006 and Veterans Affairs and Sanitarian Revenue Reports of January 2007.
The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Plan Annual Update for Tlusty Site (ID#59281) located in HowardCounty and Mapes Finisher Farm (ID#62904) located in FloydCounty, both with application sites in ChickasawCounty.