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Monday, November 24, 2008 - Tuesday, November 25, 2008

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

NOVEMBER 24 & 25, 2008

 

The Board convened on Monday, November 24, 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.  Supervisor-Elect Rick Holthaus was present as an observer.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Schueth, to approve the agenda for November 24 & 25, 2008.   All Ayes, with Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Mattke, to approve board minutes of November 17 & 18, 2008.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Economic Development Director Bob Soukup; New Hampton City Attorney and County Attorney Assistant met with the Board for discussion regarding job incentives agreements and payments for Soy Basics LLC.  In discussion the City of New Hampton and the County agree that the proposed jobs agreement will include jobs created since July 1, 2008 and the beginning wage scale will be decreased from the proposed $11.85 to $10.50 per hour.   Standard contract language allows three years to create the new jobs and two years for maintaining 78 new jobs.  

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Huegel, to approve tentative agreement for 78 jobs at $1000 per job, contingent upon agreement development with the City of New Hampton.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

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

 

Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Pickar, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on permit for permit for Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., to place natural gas pipeline in the county right of way for Homeland Energy Solutions from Kenwood Ave. east to Quinlan Ave. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Mattke, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on permit for Iowa Telecom to place buried cable in the county right of way along Nolan Avenue north of 120th Street.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.       

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Schueth, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on permit for Iowa Telecom to replace poles on north and south sides of creek at the intersection of Windsor Avenue and 220th Street. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Boge, to approve $10,000 funding and Resolution for Ionia-Chickasaw Township Fire Department from County Betterment portion of Local Option Sales. Tax.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. 11-24-08-30 RESOLUTION  SUPPORTING FUNDING IONIA & CHICKASAW FIRE STATION. WHEREAS, Chickasaw County wishes to promote the general welfare and emergency services for residents within the County; and WHEREAS, the Ionia Fire Department is entirely made up of volunteers who have given substantially of their time for many years as a service to rural residents.  The volunteers will contribute labor and $2500 toward the project and the Chickasaw Township Trustee will contribute an additional $2500, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT, The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors hereby expresses its approval by assisting with $10,000 funding by their motion on November 24, 2008, for implementation of new ADA compliant features to the structure built in 1969; structural improvements consisting of insulation and interior walls and gear racks for firefighter turn-out gear at the Ionia and Chickasaw Volunteer Fire Department from the County Betterment portion of the Local Option Sales Tax. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT, The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors hereby expresses its receptiveness by committing $10,000 funding, from the County Betterment portion of the Local Option Sales Tax by their motion on November 24, 2008.  Passed and approved by the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors this 24th day of November 2008. AYES: /ss/ Arnie J. Boge, Chairman; Virgil M. Pickar, Jr., Vice-Chairman; John L. Huegel; James J. Schueth; Sherry Mattke. NAYS: None. ATTEST:  /ss/  Judy A. Babcock, Auditor.

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Huegel, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on First Judicial District Memorandum of Agreement disaster services plan for continuation of services from the New Hampton Community High School. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board received and filed an IDNR Manure Management Plan Update for Whitetail (ID#61488) located at 1089 230th St., Nashua in Section 19 of Chickasaw Township.

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Schueth, to adjourn at 12:08 PM.  All Ayes, with Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, November 25, 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.  Supervisor-Elect Rick Holthaus was present as an observer.

 

Glen Hatzky, Nashua City Councilman, presented a funding request on behalf of the Nashua Welcome Center.    The Welcome Center has been under construction and is mostly completed at this time.   The proposed funding request of $25,000 has been requested to help offset the deficit between original funding and actual final cost.  The request will be considered at next week’s session.

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Mattke, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on Hacker Nelson PC Memorandum of Understanding for Terms and Objectives Agreement for FYE Audit.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

Board members spoke via phone with Karla Baumler of Midwest Group Benefits Inc. regarding the 2009 health insurance renewal financial structure and an added benefit certificate to include preventative diagnostic colonoscopy after age 50.   Discussion followed.

 

Homemaker Administrator Jeanne Heit met with the Board to update them of added DHS Medicaid administration requirements.  The new self-assessment evaluation tool gauges provider quality for Medicaid eligibility by addressing changes and updates policies and client procedures.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Huegel, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on Homemaker Health Aide policy revisions.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

County Attorney Assistant Mark Huegel met with the Board to update them of Soy Basics LLC job incentives agreements.

 

Board member Mattke left the meeting 11:20 AM.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Schueth, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on 2009 insurance renewal contract.   Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board received and filed 911, Emergency Management and Sanitarian Reports of November 2008.

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Schueth, to adjourn at 12 Noon.   Four Ayes, with Motion Carried.

 

                                                                                                                _____________________________

                                                                                                                Arnie J. Boge, Chairman

                                                                                                                Board of Supervisors

 

Attest:

 

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Judy A. Babcock, Auditor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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