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Monday, February 11, 2008 - Tuesday, February 12, 2008

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

FEBRUARY 11 & 12, 2008

 

The Board convened on Monday, February 11, 2008 at 9:30 AM with all members present: Boge, Pickar, Huegel, Schueth, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed.

 

Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Pickar, to approve agenda for February 11 & 12, 2008.  All Ayes, with Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke, to approve meeting minutes of February 4 & 5, 2008.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Homemaker Administrator Jeanne Heit met with the Board for a staffing update of home health aides.

 

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

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Pickar, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on agreement with the IDOT for federal funding for bridge replacement project BRS-C019 (70)—60-19 located west of Alta Vista.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Mattke, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on agreement with IDOT for project NYSN-18-7(57)—2R-19.  This project paves 50 foot county road approaches attaching to IDOT paving along 2.5 miles Highway 63 east of Fredericksburg.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Huegel to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on permit with Iowa Telecom for placement of temporary pole in right of right of way on 180th Street east of Gilmore Avenue.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Schueth, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on permit with Iowa Telecom for place of temporary pole in the right of way on 180th Street west of Gilmore Avenue. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Pickar, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on permit with Iowa Telecom for placement of buried cable on county right of way along Stanley Avenue between 220th  and 230th Streets. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The five-year bridge construction program was reviewed and the 2013 bridge reconstruction project was identified as the bridge on B564 (Boyd Road) between Ridgeway and Quinlan Avenues.

 

Jeremy McGrath visited with the Board regarding the future ambulance guarantee of service area and revenue potentials.

 

CPC Sheila Kobliska met with the Board to review the CPC and Targeted Case Management Reports for January 2008.   

 

Nursing Administrator Kathy Babcock presented written informational update regarding public health funding and consumer client cost of services provided.

 

The Board recessed for lunch around 12 Noon and reconvened at 1:00 PM for review of departmental budgets.   Chairman Boge declared adjournment at 4:00 PM.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 9:30 AM with a quorum present: Boge, Pickar, Schueth, Mattke.  Huegel was present at 10:10 AM.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Schueth, to approve INROCOG Resolution for County Membership. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 2-12-08-5 A RESOLUTION APPROVING IOWA NORTHLAND REGIONAL COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS MEMBERSHIP.  WHEREAS, in order to provide for the cooperation with other governmental units and agencies in the establishment and operation of the Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments (“INRCOG”), as provided in and pursuant to Iowa Code §28E.12.  BE IT RESOLVED, by the County of Chickasaw, Iowa.  SECTION 1 – MEMBERSHIP That said County of Chickasaw does hereby pledge its cooperation with other participating governing bodies of counties, cities, or other official agencies of government who may from time to time similarly cooperate in the maintenance and operation of INRCOG.SECTION II – GENERAL RULES, PROCEDURE & OPERATION  In compliance with and as a part of this resolution, the County of Chickasaw does also agree to maintain its membership in INRCOG in compliance with the general terms and provisions of the Revised Articles of Agreement and Bylaws of INRCOG. SECTION III – WITHDRAWAL  Any cooperating agency or governmental body may withdraw their cooperation hereunder at any time by adopting a resolution to do so and delivering a certified copy thereof to the Secretary of the Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments.  Such withdrawal shall be effective upon delivery, but shall not relieve the withdrawing party of its obligation to contribute its share of the cost for the year in which the withdrawal occurs or any amounts owed by the withdrawing party pursuant to any signed memorandum of understanding or contract for services in effect at the time of withdrawal. SECTION IV – TIME OF TAKING EFFECT These terms of cooperation shall take effect immediately upon their adoption and certification by the cooperating governmental agencies. The Secretary of the Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments shall upon receipt of a copy of the duly adopted and certified resolution thereafter include said county, city, or other governing agency as a full member in the Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments will all privileges and rights thereto.  ADOPTED: Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa.  /SS/ Arnie J. Boge, Chairman

Board of Supervisors.  ATTEST: I, Auditor of Chickasaw County, State of Iowa, do hereby certify that the foregoing Resolution No.  2-12-08-5_   was duly and regularly adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa, on the 12th day of February, 2008.  /ss/ Judy A. Babcock, Auditor

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Pickar, to set public hearing date of February 26, 2008 at 10:00 AM for construction application permit application for Summit Farms animal confinement feeding operation in Section 28 of Deerfield Township. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board entered into consideration of the funding request for the new fire station in Alta Vista, with prior funding and square miles of prior funded fire districts.

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Mattke, to approve $15,000 funding for Alta Vista fire station funding from the County Betterment portion of the Local Option Sales Tax, with a public purpose resolution to follow.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Schueth, to set the public hearing for the proposed FY2008-09 county budget for March 10, 2008 at 10:30 AM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.  

 

The Board entered into discussion regarding the employees’ health wellness proposal, with a program developed.

 

Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Huegel, to set employees’ wellness screening at no cost for health insurance subscribers and spouses (family contracts only), consisting of blood panel, PSA and TSH (thyroid) tests and additional, optional tests to be prepaid by participants applying for those tests. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.  

 

Willis Hansen visited with the Board regarding upcoming retirement plans.

 

Supervisor Pickar updated the previous evening’s conservation board meeting.

 

The Board recessed for lunch at 12 Noon and reconvened at 1:00 PM for a budget work session.  Supervisor Mattke was present at 1:22 PM. 

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Plan for proposed new construction located in Section 8 of Utica Township to be known as Braniger Site owned by Reicks View Farms..

 

Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Mattke, to adjourn at 2:50 PM.  All Ayes, with Motion Carried.

 

The Board met in budget work session on Friday, February 15, 2008 from 9:30 AM, with all members present.    Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Pickar, to adjourn at 12 Noon.

 

 

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                                                                                                Arnie J. Boge, Chairman

                                                                                                Board of Supervisors

 

 

Attest:

 

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Judy A. Babcock, Auditor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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