The Board convened on Monday, June 23, 2008 at with a quorum present: Boge, Pickar, Schueth, Mattke.Huegel was absent. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge.Mail was opened and distributed. Dave Kraft was present as an observer.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Mattke, to approve agenda for June 23 & 24, 2008.Four Ayes, with Motion Carried.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke, to approve meeting minutes of June 16 & 17, 2008.Four Ayes, with Motion Carried.
Ken Rasing updated the Board of flood recovery and presented Jeff Simon as the FEMA representative for intergovernmental affairs for the county and city public assistance side of flood recovery. Public contact procedures for flood recovery assistance were discussed. The County has been declared for both Individual and Public Assistance.Public Assistance is at 75% reimbursement, while individuals have means testing and assistance is only provided to the flood victim’s living area.Individuals need to report flood damage, with FEMA officials meeting with them at the temporary flood recovery center located at CommunityServicesBuilding.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Schueth, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on Letter of Agreementfor FEMA and Iowa Homeland Security officials to utilize Community Services Building for preliminary disaster registration.Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
Public Health Administrator Kathy Babcock met with the Board for discussion and modification of the homemaker home health care aide care agreement.Concern has been expressed regarding homemaker health care service costs.
Recorder Cindy Messersmith presented proposals of three vendors for proposed new copier expenditure. Vendor proposals, as follows: IKON, Ricoh MP 2550SP at $3721.00; Advanced Systems, Canon IR 2022 $2739.00; Koch Brothers, Lanier LD320DSP $3799.00.Recorder presented recommendation for purchase of the Ricoh, after consideration and discussion of purchase costs and annual maintenance contracts.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Pickar, to approve recorder purchase of Ricoh MP 2550SP at $3721.00 from Ikon.Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
CountyEngineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.Review and update the flood recovery of repairing and reopening bridges and roads.Public flood damages are estimated at $1M. Engineer reviewed the joint engineering services contract with FloydCounty, with mileage set at 40.5 cents reimbursement and engineering contract at $99,194.15, which is 50% reimbursement by ChickasawCounty.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Mattke, to approve and authorize board signatures on joint engineer services contract on behalf Dusten Rolando PE, with Floyd County in the amount of $99,194.15 for FY 2008-09.Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Pickar, to approve fireworks permits, as follows: Tony Pleggenkuhle, Bruce Kellogg, Kimberly Walter, William T. Reicks and Bob Galligan.Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board allowed claims.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Schueth, to adjourn at .Four Ayes, with Motion Carried.
The Board convened on Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at with all members present: Boge, Pickar, Huegel, Schueth, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed. Dave Kraft was present as an observer.
CPC/Targeted Case Manager Director Sheila Kobliska met with the Board to update the agency’s move and recently completed renovations to the new location at 24 N. Chestnut, New Hampton.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Schueth, to open the public hearing at 10:00 AM for IDNR Construction Permit and Master Matrix application of Prime Feeders Inc. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Sanitarian Ken Rasing was present.Proposed permit would add one 800 animal unit confinement building and off-season manure storage facility at the existing site. Rasing stated the IDNR would have on-site inspection the next day, and he would present his recommendation at next week’s session.No one from the public was present, nor had any written comments been received from the public regarding the proposed facility expansion.
Pickar left the meeting at .
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Huegel, to close the public hearing at . Roll Call: Four Ayes, with Motion Carried.
Judy Funk representing Heartland Insurance Risk Pool met with the Board for a liability insurance review and overview of the county’s insured schedules for property and equipment, with discussion following.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Huegel, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on confirmation schedule and authorize FY2008-09 liability insurance renewal with Heartland Insurance Risk Pool.Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board allowed claims.
The Board received and filed Manure Management Plan Annual Updates for Ionia Pigs Inc. (ID#60072) at 1969 290th St., Ionia, located in Section 22 of Richland Township, Palmersheim Pork Farm (ID#61606) at 2225 130th St., New Hampton, located in Section 31 of Jacksonville Township and C & N Farms, Site 1 located in Floyd County with field application sites in Chickasaw County..
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Mattke, to adjourn at .Four Ayes, with Motion Carried.