The Board convened on Monday, April 9, 2007 at with all members present: Pickar, Huegel, Boge, Schueth, Mattke. Supervisor Huegel was absent at to attend a Heartland Insurance Risk Pool meeting. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Schueth, to approve Agenda for April 9 & 10, 2007. All Ayes, with Motion Carried.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Huegel, to approve board meeting minutes of April 2 & 3, 2007. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
CountyEngineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Boge, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on permit for Iowa Telecom to place temporary cable along 280th west of Hwy 63 in Richland Township for county bridge replacement project. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Schueth, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on Federal-aid Agreement with the IDOT for Project STP-S-C019-(69)ó5E-19 HMA resurfacing on B-22 from the US 63 east to V-56.Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
A project addition of 5x20 foot sidewalk was approved located west of the current parking lot demolition and reconstruction parking lot project for the building located at 910 E. Main Street.
ChickasawCounty will receive FEMA reimbursement for 85% of $42,539.00 for storm reimbursements attributable to salt, sand and driver overtime relating to the storm weekend of February 24, 2007.
Ken Rasing met with the Board to request a Sanitarian Budget FY 2006-07 increase in budget appropriations.It was noted that revenues for well testing-plugging & rehabilitation had never been budgeted and increased revenues were deposited for well-water-sewer permits and water samples, with the requested budget amendment approved by the Board. The Board was notified of the mock incident to begin the Emergency Management Disaster exercise drill.
Treasurer Sue Breitbach met with the Board to review and approval of quarterly reports of bank balances for quarter ending March 31, 2007, with discussion following.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Mattke, to approve Treasurerís Quarterly Report of bank balances for quarter ending March 31, 2007, subject to audit. Roll Call: all Ayes Motion Carried.
A treasurer informational update on driversí license included office closing on April 13, 2007 for a state driverís license update implementing real identity for driversí license issuance.
The Board received and filed Veterans Affairs Report of March 2007.
The Board received and filed DNR Manure Management Annual Updates for Richland LTD(ID#61657) located at 1647 290th St., Nashua in Section 19 of Richland Township;
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Mattke to approve liquor license and Sunday sales permit for LT Tap Inc.Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Chairman Pickar declared adjournment at .
The Board convened on Tuesday, April 10, 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.
Jeanne Heit, Homemaker Administrator, met with the Board to introduce and obtain approval for hire additional part-time on-call Homemaker Health Aides.Senior High school students Victoria Knutson and Stacey Miller reviewed their future plans as health care professionals.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Mattke, to approve Victoria Knutson and Stacy Miller, as part-time, on-call effective April 16, 2007, homemaker health aides at $8.00 per hour. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Boge, to approve change of status for Roxanne Gray, Homemaker Health Aide, for completion of probation to $8.50 per hour, effective March 11, 2007. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Ken Rasing, Emergency Management Coordinator phone the Board notifying them of the disaster drill in progress and EmergencyOperationsCommandCenter regional exercise. A request was made to declare the county a disaster drill area. Supervisors Huegel and Pickar left the meeting to participate in the disaster drill, returning at .
Conservation Director Brian Moore met with the Board to review a revised, increased budget appropriations request.The Board requested Split Rock camping fees be considered for revision to be more equitable to recent upgrades to electrical infrastructure and increased electric monthly utility billings.Discussion and Board approval followed.
Economic Development Director Bob Soukup met with the Board to review incentives proposals for the upcoming business expansion of $451,000.00 at Zipís Truck Equipment. The proposed expansion was reviewed with the Board granting tentative approval for funding 17 new jobs at $1000.00 per job.The item is listed on agenda of April 17th for formal review and approval of funding resolution.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Huegel, to approve quarterly reports of Auditor, Recorder and Sheriff, subject to audit. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Boge, to adjourn at . All Ayes, with Motion Carried. Supervisors Pickar, Huegel and Schueth attended lunch with Senior Citizens at Chickasaw Centre.