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Monday, January 11, 2010 - Tuesday, January 12, 2010

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

JANUARY 11, 12 & 13, 2010

 

The Board convened on Monday, January 11, 2010 with all members present:  Pickar, Boge, Holthaus, Andersen, and Mattke.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present was a member from the media. 

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Pickar to approve agenda for January 11- 13, 2010.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Pickar to approve board minutes of January 4 & 5, 2010. All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to receive and place on file Floyd-Mitchell-Chickasaw Solid Waste Management Agency Independent Auditor’s Report and Financial statement as of September 30, 2009.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Holthaus, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on Resolution adopting 2010 Master Matrix.  Roll Call.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

RESOLUTION 1-11-10-02. CONSTRUCTION EVALUATION RESOLUTION.   WHEREAS,   Iowa Code section 459.304(30) sets out the procedure if a board of supervisors wishes to adopt a “construction evaluation resolution” relating to the construction of a confinement feeding operation structure.  (Complete Resolution on file in Auditor’s Office.)

 

Pat Wegman, County Attorney met with the Board to review FY 2010-2011 budget.

 

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

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke to approve Resolution for county vehicle policy. Roll Call. All Ayes.  Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 01-11-10-03.            WHEREAS, unforeseen weather conditions do frequently damage the Chickasaw County Secondary Roads, thereby creating situations that are hazardous to the traveling public, and WHEREAS, damages arising from accidents and other actions by others, create hazardous conditions on the Secondary Roads that can result in damage or injury to the traveling public, and WHEREAS, the above actions may occur anytime, day or night, it is therefore, determined to be in the best interests of the COUNTY and the traveling public that certain individuals be given the responsibility of being available on a 24 hour basis so that immediate response can be made to accomplish temporary repair or installation of warning devices as to inform the traveling public of the conditions.  Persons so designated shall be authorized to take vehicles, communications, and other equipment to their residences during times other than normal working hours.  Vehicles and other equipment are to be used for official purposes only./ss/Arnie J. Boge, Chairman, John Andersen, Virgil M. Pickar, Jr., Rick Holthaus, and Sherry Mattke Attest: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, County Auditor.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to adopt Resolution for county right of way purchase policies and rate of payment.  Roll Call. All Ayes. Motion Carried. Resolution

01-11-10-04. WHEREAS, it is necessary from time to time to acquire right of way for road and bridge construction, and WHEREAS, it is within the powers of the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County to acquire such necessary right of way, and WHEREAS, the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors has determined that property values are 4 times the assessed valuation, NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the following schedule shall constitute the policy by which Chickasaw County shall acquire right of way land, improvements thereon, and fill dirt.

 

1.           Right of way land acquired by easement or deed shall be purchased for an amount 4 times the assessed valuation.

2.           Fence removal/replacement costs shall be paid according to the following schedule:

Removal by owner-------------------------------$ 4.00/rod, barbed

                                                                        $ 5.00/rod, woven

Placement of fence @ new right of way line-----$ 13.50/rod, barbed

                                                                             $ 18.00/rod, woven

Placement and removal of temporary electric fence------$ 6.50/rod

(For temporary construction easements and borrow areas)

Corner/Brace posts used in fence placement-------------$ 25.00/each

Placement of permanent fence shall be completed within one year after the project is completed in order to receive compensation.

3.           The County shall pay all recording costs and mortgage release fees.

4.           The acquisition, replacement, or relocation of buildings, shrubs, or other improvements shall be negotiated by the County and the Owner.  The acquisition of fill dirt shall be negotiated on the basis of a cost per cubic yard.

Date: 1-11-2010 /ss/Arnie J. Boge Chairman, Board of Supervisors

Attest: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, County Auditor

 

Toni Schwickerath met with the Board to discuss Ice Fishery for Kids Event.  She is asking for a one-time request of $500.00 to be used for prizes for the kids.  The board took the request under advisement.

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to approve Quarterly Reports of Auditor, Recorder, and Sheriff, subject to audit.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board recessed at 11:15 P.M. to attend New Hampton Industrial Development Corporation annual meeting at Chaff’s and reconvened the meeting at 1:30 PM.

Absent: Mattke and Andersen.  Andersen attending Board of Health Meeting.

 

Dusten Rolando, County Engineer, met with the Board to review FY 2010-11 budget.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Holthaus to adjourn the meeting at 3:10 PM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 with all members present:  Pickar, Boge, Holthaus, Andersen.  Absent: Mattke.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed.  Also present was a member from the media.

 

Karen Wilson, representing the Historical Society, met with the Board to present their

FY 2010-2011 budget funding request of $7000.00.   The request was received and placed on file for consideration within the total context of the FY 2010/2011 County Budget.

 

The Board reviewed the employees listing for vacation carryover.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to approve the employees vacation carryover listing to be used by January 31, 2010.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Sue Breitbach, Treasurer, met with the Board for review of the Treasurer’s Semi Annual Report.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Pickar to approve Treasurer’s Semi Annual Report subject to audit.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Andersen to approve and authorize health insurance CD investment renewal with First State Bank in Nashua at 1.91% for 18 months for approximately $56,000.00.  Roll Call: Four Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Marty Larsen, Sheriff, met with the Board to review FY 2010-11 budget.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at 12:15 P.M.  Roll Call.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

                                                                  

 

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                                                                        Arnie J. Boge, Chairman

                                                                        Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

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Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 

 
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