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Monday, April 30, 2007 - Tuesday, May 01, 2007

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

APRIL 30 & MAY 1, 2007

 

The Board convened on Monday, April 30, 2007 with a quorum present:  Pickar, Huegel, Boge, Mattke.  Schueth was absent. The meting was called to order by Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed. 

 

Betty Beach visited with Board members to register a complaint against a proposed hog confinement location at 2375 150th St., New Hampton.

 

Ken Rasing and Kathy Babcock, Nursing Administrator met with the Board for several items of business as follows: Rasing has requested that windows on the east side of the Community Services Building meeting room be reconstructed and thereby omitted by use of blocks and drywall. Cost of $700 for block has been proposed, with a drywall proposal to follow before action is taken.

 

Rasing reviewed the Heritage water quality Consumer Confidence Report with the Board.

 

Appointment of Public Information Officer was discussed. After the recent Bio-Terrorism Regional Spring Exercise, it was found that necessity existed for a individual not connected with responding emergency disaster agencies to respond to media and act as interagency for information coordinator.  No decision has been made at present time.

 

Kathy Babcock reviewed the need for a building directory sign at Community Services Building.  Board members suggested that she proceed with research and return with a proposal.

 

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

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Boge, to approve and authorize Chairman to sign permit for Iowa Telecom to place buried cable along 200th Street in Section 5 of New Hampton Township. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Chairman signed an Adopt A Highway recognition certificate for Alta Vista Aces 4-H Club for a portion of B22 from May 2005-May 2007.  

 

Chairman signed $85,371.66 contract with All Iowa Contracting for pavement markings.

 

Engineer presented dust control bids as follows: Farmers Feed & Grain, Riceville 32 per foot;  Grassmasters, LLC, Calmar 44 per foot and Niemeyer Dust Control, Nashua 38 per foot, based on 16-foot width.

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Mattke, to approve agenda for April 30 & May 1, 2007. All Ayes, with Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Huegel, to approve meeting minutes of April 23 & 24, 2007. Roll Call: Ayes: Boge, Huegel, Pickar. Abstain: Mattke. Motion Carried.

 

The Board received and filed Semi-Annual Landfill Inspection Report, as submitted to the IDNR by Howard R. Green Co.

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

Kathy Babcock, Nursing Administrator, and Jeanne Heit, Homemaker Administrator, met with the Board for review of updated policies that now include additional compliance policies which have been approved by the Board of Health as additions to current agency policies.

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Mattke, to approve and authorize Chairman to sign updated Board of Health agency additional policy statements implementing Diversity Statement; Infection Control/ Universal Precautions Policy; and Exposure Control Plan. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Boge, to accept resignation of Melissa Wertz as part-time homemaker aide effective April 13, 2007. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Planning Commission meeting held April 25, 2007 was reviewed, in which a request for CoZo membership, an INRCOG affiliate, had been tentatively approved by Supervisor Boge while attending the meeting.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Mattke, to approve CoZo membership by the Chickasaw County Planning Commission.  Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Huegel, to adjourn at 11:30 AM. All Ayes, with Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, May 1, 2007 at 9:30 AM with a quorum present: Pickar, Huegel, Boge, Mattke. Schueth was absent.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed.

 

Recommendations to the Board of Supervisors for adoption of the Comprehensive Land Plan and Subdivision Ordinance by the Chickasaw County Planning Commission were reviewed.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Mattke to set public hearing for May 22, 2007 at 10:00 AM for adoption of proposed Chickasaw County Comprehensive Land Plan. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Boge, to set public hearing for May 22, 2007 at 10:15 AM for public hearing first reading; May 29, 2007 at 10:15 AM for public hearing second reading and June 5, 2007 at 10:15 AM for public hearing third reading and adoption of proposed Chickasaw County Subdivision Ordinance. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Mattke, to approve fireworks permit for Gregory Bray. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board received and filed DNR Manure Management Annual Updates for Dresden LLC (ID#64497) located in Bremer County with field application sites in Chickasaw County and Lantow Site 1 (ID#63594) located at 2706 260th St., Fredericksburg, Iowa in Sections 12 & 1 of Dresden Township; Meirick Enterprises LLC (ID#58676) owned by Dennis Meirick, 3324 100th St., Protivin, Iowa located in Section 24 of Utica Township and the Reicksview Farms-Home Sow Unit (ID#60643) located at 1020 Pembroke Ave., Lawler in Section 23 of Utica Township. Also received and filed were an original manure management plan for Terry & Steve Schulz to be located in Section 14 of Jacksonville Township.

 

Supervisors Pickar, Huegel and Mattke attended Dairyland Power Corp informational meeting at the Pinicon.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Pickar, to adjourn at 10:05 PM. Four Ayes, with Motion Carried.

 

Supervisor Pickar attended lunch with Senior Citizens at Chickasaw Centre.

 

 

                                                           

                                                                                    ______________________________

                                                                                    Virgil M. Pickar, Jr., Chairman

                                                                                    Board of Supervisors

 

 

Attest:

 

_______________________

Judy A. Babcock, Auditor

 

 

 

 

 
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