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Monday, November 16, 2009 - Tuesday, November 17, 2009

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

 NOVEMBER 16, & 17, 2009

 

The Board convened on Monday, November 16, 2009 at 9:30 A.M. with all members present:  Holthaus, Andersen, Mattke, Boge, and Pickar.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed. 

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Andersen to approve agenda for November 16, & 17, 2009. Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Holthaus to approve board minutes of November 9 & 10, 2009.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Sheila Kobliska, CPC, met with the Board to discuss annual CPC report, with the report received and placed on file in the Auditorís Office.

 

Discussed the provider agreement with Covenant.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Holthaus to approve provider agreement with Covenant for purchase of services.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.     The services for inpatient services increased from $546.00 to $579.00 and extended inpatient services increased from $204.00 to $216.00   

 

County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included driveway work; crossroads pipe work; maintenance and services of vehicles; bridge repair at Little Turkey; crack fill; Waucoma pavement; etc.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Mattke to approve and authorize Chairman signature on right of way contracts for project BROS-CO19 (71) Bridge Replacement on B33 Northwest of Little Turkey.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried. 

 

John Andersen reviewed with the Board the 2010 Census meeting scheduled for December 9, 2009 at 10:00 AM at the Community Services Building and to approve the 2010 Census Partner Resolution.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to approve the 2010 Census Partner Resolution and authorize Chairman Signature on Resolution No.11-16-09-27. Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  A resolution affirming Chickasaw County support of and partnership with the 2010 Census.  WHEREAS, the U. S. Census Bureau is required by the Constitution of the United States of America to conduct a count of the population and provides a historic opportunity for Chickasaw County to help shape the foundation of our society and play an active role in American democracy: WHEREAS Chickasaw County is committed to ensuring every resident is counted; WHEREAS more than $300billion per year in federal and state funding is allocated to communities, and decisions are made on matters of national and local importance based on census data, including healthcare, community development, housing, education, transportation, social services, employment, and much more; WHEREAS census data determine how many seats each state will have in U.S. House of Representatives as well as the redistricting of state legislatures, county and city councils, and voting districts; WHEREAS the 2010 Census creates hundreds of thousand of jobs across the nation; WHEREAS every Census Bureau worker takes a lifetime oath to protect confidentiality and ensure that data identifying respondents or their household not be released or shared for 72 years; WHEREAS a united voice from businesses, government, community-based and faith-based organizations, educators, media and others will allow the 2010 Census message to reach a broader audience, providing trusted advocates who can spark positive conversations about the 2010 Census; Now, therefore, BE IT RESOLVED that Chickasaw County : 1. Supports the goals and ideals for the 2010 Census and will disseminate 2010 Census information to encourage participation. 2. Asks its affiliates and membership to partner together to achieve an accurate and complete count. 3. Encourages people in Chickasaw County to participate in events and initiatives that will raise overall awareness of the 2010 Census and increase participation among all populations. /ss/ Virgil M. Pickar Jr. Chairman, Board of Supervisors Chickasaw County.

 

Karla Baumler with Midwest Groups Benefits, Inc. met with the Board to review updated quote comparison of rates for 2010, and discuss coverage difference between current self-funded plan and Wellmark.  The Board reviewed the 2010 health insurance quotes.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Holthaus to approve 2010 health insurance renewal contract with Midwest Groups Benefits, Inc. with a 5% increase in premium rate structure.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Received and filed Veterans Affairs September 2009 monthly report.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Boge to adjourn at Noon. Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 9:30 A.M. with the following members present:  Mattke, Holthaus, Andersen, Boge, and Pickar. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed. 

 

Dave Gorman, Custodian, met with the Board for an update on the outside clock of the Courthouse.  Dave will continue to update the Board.

 

The Board met with Karen Theis regarding the position of Chickasaw County Tourism Coordinator. Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Andersen to approve purchase of services with Karen Theis as the Chickasaw County Tourism Coordinator.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn at 11:35 AM.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 

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Virgil M. Pickar Jr. Chairman

Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

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Joan E. Knoll, Auditor    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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