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Monday, December 21, 2009 - Tuesday, December 22, 2009

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

  DECEMBER 21 & 22, 2009

 

The Board convened on Monday, December 21, 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. Also present a member from the media.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Holthaus to approve agenda for December 21 & 22, 2009. Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke approve board minutes of December 14 & 15, 2009.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Received and filed Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments Financial Statement ending June 30, 2009.

 

Jeanne Heit, Homemaker Health Agency Director met with the Board for a departmental update and request for vacation carryover for employees in the Homemaker Health Agency.

 

The Board reviewed the Iowa Department of Public Health agreement for substance abuse for FY 2009-2010.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke to enter into agreement and authorize chairman signature  with Iowa Department of Public Health for substance abuse for FY 2009-2010.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

County Engineer, Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included: Service and maintenance of vehicles; survey work, bridges; and snow removal, etc.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Mattke to open the public hearing for road vacation at 10:00 A.M. on the NE 1/4 of Section 32-T97N-R11W.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried. Present was a member from the media. Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Holthaus to close the public hearing at 10:02 AM.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Holthaus to adopt Resolution 12-21-09-28.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION  12-21-09-28: VACATION OF ROAD AND ORDER THEREOF:  WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors upon there own motion December 21, 2009 requested that the road described as follows be closed, vacated, and abandoned: A parcel of land in the NE ¼ of section 32, T97N, R11W of the 5th P.M. in Chickasaw County, Iowa. All previous established right of way lying west of the east 50 feet of the NE ¼ section 32,T97N, R11W; except the easements recorded in Deed Record Book 82 page 113, Deed Record Book 104 page 238, Document 2006-2410 and in Document 2009-2104 recorded in the Chickasaw County Recorder’s Office, and abandoned, and WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors did cause to be published a notice of the proposed vacation of said road in the New Hampton Tribune pursuant to Section 306.12, 2009 Code of Iowa as amended, and proof of publication of said notice is on file in the Office of the Chickasaw County Engineer, and WHEREAS, notification by certified mail was sent to the following adjoining property owners and other interested parties: Croell Five L.L.C., Charles and Joan Vikdal, Jess and Nichole Ellingson, Hawkeye Tri County Electric, Iowa Telecom, and the Iowa Department of Transportation and WHEREAS, said part of present right of way is no longer necessary or required for use by the public for highway or road purposes and will not hereafter be required for construction or maintenance purposes for any highway or road.  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa, that the road described as follows be closed, vacated, and abandoned: A parcel of land in the NE ¼ of section 32, T97N, R11W of the 5th P.M. in Chickasaw County, Iowa;  all previous established right of way lying west of the east 50 feet of the NE ¼  section 32, T97N, R11W; except the easements recorded in Deed Record Book 82 page 113, Deed Record Book 104 page 238, Document 2006-2410 and in Document 2009-2104 recorded in the Chickasaw County Recorders Office, and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by Chickasaw County that said part of present right-of-way herein described, together with any and all rights of Chickasaw County in and to the same are hereby abandoned, and Chickasaw County hereby disclaims any right, title, or interest in and to said part of present right-of-way or to the use thereof for any purposes whatsoever, and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that said orders shall be entered in the County road records and a copy of such order shall be filed with the County Auditor and the Iowa Department of Transportation. /ss/Virgil M. Pickar, Jr., Arnie J. Boge, Rick Holthaus, John Andersen, Sherry Mattke. ATTEST: Joan E. Knoll, Auditor.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Holthaus to open the public hearing for road vacation at 10:03 AM on the SW1/4 of Section 5-T96N-R11W.  Roll Call.  All Ayes. Motion Carried. Present was: Don Blazek Jr., Randy Shatek, Atty. Mike Kennedy and member from the media. Discussion followed.

 

Comments were made by Don Blazek, Jr. and Randy Shatek, County Engineer, Dusten Rolando, and Board members. Also received and place on file a letter from Jack Blazek.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Andersen to close the public hearing at 10:33 A.M.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

It was the consensus of the Board to defer action on the road vacation in the SW1/4 of Section 5-T96N-R11W upon the recommendation of the County Engineer. 

 

Sue Breitbach met with the Board to review interest quotes proposals from county banks for renewal of Health Insurance Investment CD.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Holthaus to approve and authorize health insurance CD investment renewal with Security Bank and Trust of Ionia at  1.32% for 12 months

for approximately $51,485.00.Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Discussion on FY 2010-2011 budgets.

 

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

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, December 22, 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. Also present member of the media.

 

Received and filed North Iowa Juvenile Detention Service FY 2009 report

 

Karen Theis, Chickasaw County Tourism Coordinator met with Board for a progress report.  .

 

Steve Lynch, Chairman of the Compensation Board, presented the FY 2010-2011 Compensation Board recommendation of 0% for elected officials’ salaries.  The recommendation was received and placed on file to be considered within the context of the total FY 2010-2011 county budget.

 

The Board allowed Claims.

 

Received and filed Jendro Sanitation rural recycling collection report for the month of December, 2009.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR annual update for Christensen Farms Midwest LLC (ID#58128) in Section 36 of Bradford Township located at 1529 310th Street, Nashua, IA.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Holthaus to adjourn at 10:10 AM.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Supervisors Andersen, Holthaus, Boge, Pickar and Auditor Knoll attended funeral.

 

 

 

 

 

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Virgil M. Pickar Jr. Chairman

Board of Supervisors

 

 

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Joan E. Knoll, Auditor    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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