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Monday, February 12, 2007 - Tuesday, February 13, 2007

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

FEBRUARY 12 & 13, 2007

 

The Board convened on Monday, February 12, 2007 at 9:30 AM with a quorum present: Pickar, Huegel, Boge, Schueth.  Mattke was absent. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mattke. Mail was opened and distributed.

 

Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel met briefly with the Board to update the building and land purchase at 302 E. Prospect.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Huegel, to approve Agenda for February 12 & 13, 2007. Roll Call: Four Ayes, with Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Boge, to approve Board Minutes of February 5 & 6, 2007. Roll Call: Four Ayes, with Motion Carried.

 

Gerald Tieskotter, President of the Chickasaw County Pioneer Cemetery Commission, met with the Board for an update of the past year’s activities and to request FY 2007-08 budget allocation.

 

County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.

 

Jess Ellingson who resides at 1220 Stevens Avenue, Lawler, and his grandfather Lester Ellingson met with the Board to discuss history of flooding problems to his acreage during 100-year rainfall flooding instances.  The Ellingsons requested building up the bridge approach to effect dike protection to slow potential flooding.  The bridge is scheduled to be replaced during 2007 construction season, with the replacement bridge 60 feet longer and 3 feet higher than current bridge structure.  County officials feel that the expanded bridge will allow for improved rainfall drainage; however, the board requested engineer review the replacement project to determine if other modifications could be made and allow the project to remain in IDOT compliance.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Schueth, to adopt Resolution for county right of way purchase policies and rate of payment. Roll Call: Four Ayes, with Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 02-12-07-04. WHEREAS, it is necessary from time to time to acquire right of way for road and bridge construction, and WHEREAS, it is within the powers of the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County to acquire such necessary right of way, and WHEREAS, the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors has determined that property values are 4.5 times the assessed valuation, NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the following schedule shall constitute the policy by which Chickasaw County shall acquire right of way land, improvements thereon, and fill dirt.

1.           Right of way land acquired by easement or deed shall be purchased for an amount 4.5 times the assessed valuation.

2.           Fence removal/replacement costs shall be paid according to the following schedule:

Removal by owner-------------------------------$  4.00/rod, barbed

                                               $  5.00/rod, woven

Placement of fence @ new right of way line-----$ 13.50/rod, barbed

                                               $ 18.00/rod, woven

Placement and removal of temporary electric fence------$  6.50/rod

(for temporary construction easements and borrow areas)

Corner/Brace posts used in fence placement-------------$ 25.00/each

Placement of permanent fence shall be completed within one year after the project is completed in order to receive compensation.

3.           The County shall pay all recording costs and mortgage release fees.

4.           The acquisition, replacement, or relocation of buildings, shrubs, or other improvements shall be negotiated by the County and the Owner.  The acquisition of fill dirt shall be negotiated on the basis of a cost per cubic yard.

Date: 2-12-2007 /ss/ Virgil M. Pickar, Jr., Chairman, Board of Supervisors

Attest: /ss/ Judy A. Babcock, County Auditor

 

Board members and auditor entered into budget work session, declaring adjournment at 12 Noon.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, February 13, 2007 at 9:30 AM with all members present: Pickar, Huegel, Boge, Schueth, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed.

 

Supervisor Pickar updated the Board of preceding evening conservation board meeting.

 

Data Processing Manager Doug Welton met with the Board for approval of computer paper. Two proposals were presented: Office World, $33.99 per case, total of $1359.60 and Riley’s, $32.65, total of $1306.00.

 

 

Board members spoke with Mitchell County officials via phone conferencing.  All board members were present in Chickasaw County with board members Bob Marrell and Joel Voaklander present in Mitchell County, along with Auditor Lowell Tesch and CPC Sheila Kobliska.  Virgil M. Pickar, Jr., as Vice-Chairman, chaired the meeting on behalf of the 28E Advisory Board.  CPC Sheila Kobliska presented new case managers as Bobbi Jo O’Donnell and Kathy Coil.

 

Two Targeted Case Management Advisory Board appointments have expired as of December 31, 2006, with two new appointments recommended by CPC Kobliska.

 

Motion by John Huegel, Seconded by Bob Marrell, to approve appointments of Jess Throndson and Rick Jorgenson to three-years terms on the Targeted Case Management Advisory Board. Roll Call: Chickasaw County, All Ayes; Mitchell County, Two Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

In other business, the new rehab waiver program, which allows for accessing Title 19 funding    will begin July 1, 2007 which replaces the former Adult Rehab Option Program.

 

Motion by Jim Schueth, Seconded by Joel Voaklander, to adjourn the meeting at 10:20 PM. Roll Call with All Ayes. Motion Carried. 

 

Board members proceeded to budget work session, deferring setting the public hearing to February 15, 2007. 

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Denner Site (ID#64312) located at 2295 Union Ave., Lawler in Section 21 of Stapleton Township.

 

Chairman Pickar declared adjournment at 12 Noon.

 

The Board convened on Thursday, February 15, 2007 at 9:30 AM 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 Boge, Seconded by Mattke, to set the public hearing for FY 2007-08 budget hearing for March 12, 2007 at 11:00 AM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Chairman Pickar declared adjournment at 11:30 AM.

 

                                                                        __________________________

                                                                        Virgil M. Pickar, Jr., Chairman

                                                                        Board of Supervisors

 

Attest:

 

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Judy A. Babcock, Auditor

 

 

 

 

       

 

 

 
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