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Monday, January 18, 2010 - Tuesday, January 19, 2010

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

JANUARY 18 & 19, 2010

 

The Board convened on Monday, January 18, 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. 

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Andersen to approve agenda for January 18 & 19, 2010.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to approve board minutes of January 11-13, 2010. All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Kathy Babcock met with the Board to discuss the amendment to the FY 10 Local Public Health Services Contract.  The amendment has been developed as part of the Iowa Department of Public Health plan to implement an across the board reduction to the FY 10 budget.  This contract is amended to: decrease Home Care Aide Allocation by $3164 and public health nursing allocation by $1270.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to acknowledge the amendment to the Iowa Department of Public Health and authorize Chairman Signature.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Board members spoke with Floyd County Board of Supervisors via phone conference.  Those in attendance in Floyd County were Supervisors Dunkel and Enabnit, and Auditor Carr.  The Boards discussed County Engineer’s Salary for FY 2010-11. 

 

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.

 

Ken Rasing met with the Board to review two quotes to install a stainless steel floor drain for the Rescue Squad portion of the Community Services Building.  The quotes were from L & C Builders in the amount of $1725.00 and Jerry Tank in the amount of $1625.00.   Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Andersen to approve the quote from Jerry Tank in the amount of $1625.00 to install a stainless steel floor drain in the Rescue Squad portion of the Community Service Building.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Sheila Kobliska, CPC met with the Board to review FY 2010-2011 Mental Health Budget.

 

The Board received and filed Veterans Affairs report for the month of December, 2009.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Northwood Creek LLC-Braniger Site (ID#65751) in Section 8 of Utica Township located at 1447 Stevens Ave., Lawler, IA.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Holthaus to adjourn the meeting at 12:10 PM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 with all members present:  Pickar, Boge, Holthaus, Andersen, Mattke.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed. 

 

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

 

Dwight Kolthoff, President of the Big Four Fair and Mary Lynch, ISU Office Manager, met with the Board to present FY 2010-11 budget requests for the Big Four Fair and 4-H achievement show in the amount of $18,375.00.  The request will be considered within the context of the total county budget.

 

David Boss, Director Community Outreach & Development and Mary Ann Humpal, CCAP, executive director of the NEIA Community Action, met with the Board to present FY 2010-11 budget request in the amount of $29,367.  The request will be considered within the context of the total county budget.

 

Supervisor Boge left the meeting at 11:30 AM to attend a Tourism and RC & D Committee taskforce meeting in Nashua.

 

Rick Kramer met with the Board to request permission for the use of county roads for the triathlon which is scheduled for Saturday, July 17, 2010.  Action was tabled the Board consults with the county engineer.  Rick Kramer will submit more information to the Board along with the route.

 

Allowed claims.

 

Supervisor Andersen updated the Board on the Board of Health/Board of Supervisors taskforce meetings.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to adjourn the meeting a 12:17 P.M.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

The Facilities Committee  convened on Wednesday, January 20, 2010 Present were  Supervisors John Andersen, Rick Holthaus, Sherry Mattke, Joan Knoll, Ken Rasing, Kathy Babcock, Sheila Kobliska, Dave Gorman, Doug Welton, Mark Huegel, Anita Eschweiler, Jill Brinks. Absent: Virgil Pickar Jr., Arnie Boge, Pat Wegman, Alice Bartz, Marty Larsen, Jeanne Heit.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Andersen.

 

A letter was presented to the Committee by the Board explaining the offer made to the county by Kit O’Donohoe and Stan Laures on behalf of the Chickasaw Centre Board of Directors.  It was determined that there needs to be some clarification with the Chickasaw County Council on Aging as to what is actually being offered to the county, before additional formal action will be taken. 

 

The taskforce then decided that it was still in the committee’s best interest to continue with discussion on how to utilize the 10000 square foot facility.  The various departments discussed their needs and potential possibilities for the building.  The taskforce members were asked to access their needs further and try to determine an approximate square footage that they may need for office space.

 

Supervisors Andersen and Holthaus will contact the Chickasaw County Council on Aging for a meeting to further discuss their offer to the County and get public input.  Kathy Babcock will meet with Hawkeye Valley Area on aging to clarify any of their needs and ownership of the Chickasaw Centre.

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:18 AM.

 

                                                                   

 

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                                                                        Arnie J. Boge, Chairman

                                                                        Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

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Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 

 

 
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