Monday, November 17, 2008
- Tuesday, November 18, 2008
COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
NOVEMBER 17 & 18, 2008
The Board convened on Monday, November 17, 2008 at with all members present: Boge, Pickar, Huegel, Schueth, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Supervisor Huegel was absent from for a Board of Health meeting. Mail was opened and distributed.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Huegel, to approve agenda for November 17 & 18, 2008, with the addition of the Bradford House liquor license.All Ayes, with Motion Carried.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Mattke, to approve board minutes of November 10, 2008.Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Members of the Ionia fire department, Derek Day, Gene Phillips and Sara Ashley, met with the Board to present their funding request of $10,000 from the CountyBetterment portion of the Local Option Sales Tax, for required improvements to the Chickasaw Township Fire Department located in Ionia.
Assistant County Engineer John Murray met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Mattke, to approve and authorize Chairman to sign permit for right of way contract for project BRS-C019-(70) for a bridge replacement west of Alta Vista on T-76.Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Schueth, to approve and authorize Chairman to sign temporary permission to enter premises contract for the bridge replacement project BRS-C019-(70)—60-19.Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Schueth, to open the public hearing for sale of the lot in Bassett (legal description Lot 1, Block 7) at .Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Those present included Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel and bidders Max Myers and Stacy Ackerson. Initial bids were Max Myers $1300 and Stacy Ackerson $1500.Increased bid increments were set for a minimum of $50 increase. The auction portion was immediately held with Max Myers offering the higher bid of $2550. Buyer Max Myers signed the ‘Offer to Buy’ document.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Schueth, to waive the second and third public hearings for county held property sale.Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Schueth, to accept the high bid of $2550 by Max Myers for sale of the Bassett lot, described as Lot 1, Block 7.Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Treasurer Sue Breitbach met with the Board for approval of mobile home tax abatement, with discussion following.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Pickar, to approve abatement of suspended taxes of $1170 and adopt Resolution approving the tax abatement. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.RESOLUTION 11-17-18-28 ABATING MOBILE HOME TAXES & PENALTY. WHEREAS, the real estate taxes, listed under the names of Raymond Nystel, due for a mobile home in a park, are shown suspended on the Treasurer’s tax rolls. The owner is deceased and the family seeks tax lien removal and disposition of the mobile home. According to Iowa Code Section 435.25 the Board of Supervisors may abate taxes on property by resolution when it is administratively impractical to pursue tax collection through the remedies of this section, all taxes and any interest shall be abated by resolution of the Board of Supervisors. WHEREAS, the mobile home is described as owned by Raymond Nystel; VIN K13409A; Title Number: 19-W052844; and is a 1984 CNVA.Taxes are owed for 1996 THRU September 2008 for a total amount of $1170.00.NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, this Board is in agreement by their motion on November 17, 2008, and directs the Treasurer to strike from the tax books and abate any and all taxes and penalty due. AYES: /ss/Arnie J. Boge, Chairman; Virgil M. Pickar, Jr., Vice-Chairman;John L. Huegel; James J. Schueth; Sherry Mattke.ATTEST:/ss/ Judy A. Babcock, Auditor. NAYS: None.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Boge, to approve Bradford House liquor license and Sunday sales permit.Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Board members reviewed the funding request for the Ionia Fire Department. It was noted that the Ionia Fire Department serves the Towns of Ionia and Bassett, along with ChickasawTownship and the fire department has a smaller tax base to derive their revenues from.The request received a positive response from the Board for the requested $10,000 funding.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Pickar, to adjourn at . All Ayes, with Motion Carried.
The Board convened on Tuesday, November 18, 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. Supervisor-Elect Rick Holthaus was present as an observer.
AssistantCounty Attorney Mark Huegel met with the Board to update them of the Soy Basics Inc. job incentives agreement.
Clerk of Court Damian Baltes requested formal reappointment of the Board of the Magistrate Appointing Commission, as all three members indicated their desire to serve an additional term.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Huegel, to re-appoint Scott McGregor; Grace Nelson and Donald Flick to a six-year term beginning January 1, 2009 to the Magistrate Appointing Commission.Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Economic Development Director Bob Soukup met with the Board to request changes to the jobs incentives agreement with Soy Basics Inc.It is planned to have a joint meeting with the City of New Hampton, the County and Soy Basics representatives.
The replatted Fairway 2nd subdivision was reviewed.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Boge, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on Resolution Approving Fairway 2nd Subdivision. RESOLUTION 11-18-08-29. RESOLUTION APPROVING PRELIMINARY PLAT OF FAIRWAY SECOND ADDITION TO CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA. WHEREAS, A PRELIMINARY PLAT OF FAIRWAY SECOND ADDITION TO CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA, containing 19 lots, numbered One (1) through Seventeen (17), all inclusive, Lot A and Lot B, has been filed with the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa, and after consideration the same is found to be correct and in accordance with the provisions of the laws of the State of Iowa, and the ordinances of Chickasaw County, Iowa, relation to Plats and Additions to Counties, NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA, that said PRELIMINARY PLAT OF FAIRWAY SECOND ADDITION to Chickasaw County, Iowa, is hereby acknowledged and approved on the part of theBoard of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa, and the Chairman is hereby directed to certify this Resolution of Approval. Passed this 18th day of November, 2008. /ss/ Arnie J. Boge, Chairman /ss/ STATE OF IOWACOUNTY OF CHICKASAW I, Judy A. Babcock, Clerk to the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing resolution is a true and correct copy of the resolution on this 18thday of November, 2008. /ss/ Judy A. Babcock, Auditor
Board members spoke with MitchellCounty board members via phone conference regarding the Chickasaw-Mitchell Case Management 28E Agency. Those present in MitchellCounty included board members Stan Walk, Joel Voaklander, Bob Morreale, Auditor Tesch and CPC Sheila Kobliska.
Fiscal year audit, with no findings ending June 30, 2008 was reviewed. Motion byWalk, Seconded by Huegel, to acknowledge and place on file the Chickasaw-Mitchell Case ManagementTargeted Case Management audit statements for fiscal year ending June 30, 2008.
In other discussion CPC Kobliska requested two personnel job changes: one as increased time for case managers’ time tracking and the other change, hourly to salaried position for new Case Manager Supervisor position beginning July 1, 2009.Those requests will be considered within the total FY2009-2010 fiscal year budget.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Huegel to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on 2009 County farm lease and Notice of Termination to Robert Schellhorn.Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Bill Bonnes and Tori Reicherts, representing Community Care Inc., current Heritage lessee, met with the Board for Heritage Lease contract negotiations for current lease ends June 30, 2009.Board members discussed a viable increase for next year’s contract and sent the proposal to Bonnes for their board’s consideration.
The Board received and filed Manure Management Plan for F092 – Smith Finisher (ID#58128) located in Section 36 of Bradford Township.
The Board received and filed Sanitarian Report of October 2008; also Chickasaw Township Receipts and Disbursements Report of FY 2007-08.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Schueth, to adjourn at .All Ayes, with Motion Carried.