The Board convened on Monday, August 6, 2007 at with all members present: Pickar, Huegel, Boge, Schueth, Mattke. The meting was called to order by Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Boge, to approve Agenda for August 6 & 7, 2007.All Ayes,
with Motion Carried.
Jeanne Heit, Homemaker Director, met with the Board for staffing discussion and recommendation for part-time homemaker health aide hire.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Schueth, to approve Danielle Myers as part-time homemaker health aide at $8.00 per hour, subject to completion of physical and successful criminal background check. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Supervisor Schueth left the meeting at .
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Mattke, to approve meeting minutes of July 30 & 31, 2007. Roll Call: Four Ayes.Motion Carried.
CountyEngineer 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 Hawkeye REC to place overhead utilities in county right of way along 140th Street east of Highway 63. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
Updates included rocking conservation areas of Airport Park Howard’s Woods and SplitRockParks.Cleanup of the old gas station site in Bassett has been completed, and with monitoring wells plugging phase soon to be completed and site subsequently becoming available for resale.Joint County/City contract highway right of way projects policy was reviewed. When project extends through city jurisdictions, cities of over 500 populations will be billed for proportional reimbursement of total project costs.Recent actions taken on right-of-way cropping were reviewed, and other right of way cropped sites were discussed.
The Board allowed claims.
The Board received and filed Sanitarian and Emergency Management Revenue Reports of July 2007.The Board received and filed Richland, Fredericksburg and Deerfield Township Reports of Receipts & Disbursements for FY 2006-07.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Huegel, to adjourn at .Four Ayes, with motion carried.
The Board convened on Tuesday, August 7, 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.
Treasurer Sue Breitbach and Assistant Attorney Mark Huegel met with the Board to update and discuss tax settlement action on delinquent real estate taxes for now bankrupt 360 Networks.After review of paperwork, attorney advised revision of current county claim for tax settlement as amended delinquent taxes were not a part of the proposed agreement.A correct claim will be resubmitted to the bankruptcy court for consideration.
Economic Development Director Bob Soukup met with the Board to update a manufacturing business relocating to NewHamptonSouthIndustrial Park. The business is moving to accommodate increased equipment and jobs expansion.New jobs are expected to be created and economic development funding was requested at $1000 per job. Tentative approval was granted by the Board, contingent upon jobs development agreements and partnering with city entities.
Conservation Director Brian Moore updated the previous evening board meeting. Renovations at the AirportPark shelter house were discussed. A requested letter of support for IDNR grant funding application was approved.
Motion by Boge, Seconded by Huegel, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on Letter of Support on behalf of Conservation Board campground infrastructure project at Airport Lake for submission with an IDNR grant application. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board allowed claims.
Data Processing Director Doug Welton met with the Board for review of vendor bids for annual computer paper purchase.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Huegel, to accept bid of Riley’s Inc. for $1571.00 for computer paper supply. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Schueth, to adjourn at .All Ayes, with Motion Carried.