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Monday, January 25, 2010 - Tuesday, January 26, 2010

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

JANUARY 25 & 26, 2010

 

The Board convened on Monday, January 25, 2010 with all members present:  Mattke, Boge, Holthaus, Andersen. Absent: Pickar.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present was a member from the media. 

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Andersen to approve agenda for January 25 & 26, 2010.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to approve board minutes of January 18 -20, 2010. All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Jill Brincks met with the Board to discuss Planning and Zoning Workshop on March 30, 2010 in Decorah beginning at 5:30 PM.  Jill Brincks would like to invite the Board of Adjustment and Planning and Zoning Commission members to attend the workshop at the cost of $55.00 per individual.  The fee is reduced to $45 per individual if a city or county registers 5 or more officials to attend. Jill will contact the Boards and compile a list of attendees and update the Board.  Jill also informed the Board of the public hearing scheduled for February 1, 2010 at 9:30 AM an ordinance amending the text of the Subdivision Ordinance VI-3.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to set the public hearing for February 1, 2010 on VI-3.1 an ordinance amending the text of the Subdivision Ordinance VI-3.

Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried. 

 

County Engineer reviewed Rick Kramer’s request to use county roads for triathlon. Rick Kramer was also present.  Discussion followed.  The Board gave tentative approval to Rick Kramer’s request to use the county roads for the triathlon scheduled for Saturday, July 17, 2010.  Official action will be taken at a later date pending no detour, future construction delays and proof of indemnification.  Rick will update the County Engineer.

 

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  Mattke, Seconded by Holthaus to approve and authorize Chairman signature on permit for Alliant Energy to place overhead utilities in right of way along Union Avenue between Hwy 24 and 260th Street.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to approve and authorize Chairman signature on permit for Iowa Telecom to move pedestal in county right of way along Exeter Avenue between 110th and 120th Street. Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to amend 2010 IDOT construction budget.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Received and place on file North Iowa Juvenile Detention Services commission audit for FY June 30, 2009.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to approve Chairman Signature on Certification of Cost Allocation Plan by Cost Advisor Services Inc.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion  Carried.

 

County Librarians met with the Board to present their FY 2010-2011 budget funding request.  Those present were Jane McGrane, Ionia Public Library Director and Becky Rausch, Board Member of the Ionia Public Library, Cathy Humpal, Lawler Public Library Director; Joan Schultz, Fredericksburg Public Library Director, LaVonne Hartson, President of the Fredericksburg Public Library, and Roger Hucke, Board Member Fredericksburg Public Library, Pat Ipsen, New Hampton Public Library Director, and Maria Popken, Alta Vista Public Library Director. Pat Ipsen acted as                     spokesperson.  The request of $89,764.50 was received and placed on file for consideration within the total context of the FY 2010-2011 county budget.

 

The Board recessed at 1:00 PM and reconvened at 1:45 PM.

 

County Engineer met with the Board to review FY 2010-2011 Secondary Road Budget and FY 2009-2010 budget.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to adjourn the meeting at 3:25 PM               .  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, January 25, 2010 with all members present:   Boge, Holthaus, Andersen, Mattke. Absent:  Pickar The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed.  Also present was a member from the media. 

 

Jeremy McGrath met with the Board for an ambulance update.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to adopt resolution for $1000.00 funding to the Friends of Chickasaw County Conservation from the County Betterment Fund.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION NO. 1-26-10-05

AUTHORIZING A $1000.00 EXPENDITURE FOR FRIENDS OF CHICKASAW COUNTY CONSERVATION. WHEREAS, the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors desires to promote programs and displays for the nature center and promotes tourism within Chickasaw County. WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has considered the one time $1000.00 funding request by the Friends of Chickasaw County Conservation; NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors this 26th day of January, 2010 to adopt this resolution for an expenditure of $1000.00 to be paid from the County Betterment Fund of the Local Option Sales Tax. BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County that the County Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to issue a warrant for $1000.00 to Friends of Chickasaw County. Passed and adopted this 26th day of January, 2010. AYES:                                                                    /ss/ Arnie J. Boge, Chairman, John Andersen, Rick Holthaus, Sherry Mattke. Absent: Pickar. NAYS. None.  ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Mattke to adopt resolution for $500.00 funding to Chickasaw County Pheasants forever from the County Betterment Fund.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried. RESOLUTION NO. 01-26-10-06 AUTHORIZING$500.00 EXPENDITURE FOR CHICKASAW COUNTY PHEASANTS FOREVER

WHEREAS, the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors desires to promote outdoor physical health and nature programs for the youth and tourism opportunities in Chickasaw County. WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has considered the one time $500.00 funding request by the Chickasaw County Pheasants Forever. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors this 26th day of January, 2010 to adopt this resolution for an expenditure of $500.00 to be paid from the County Betterment Fund of the Local Option Sales Tax. BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County that the County Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to issue a warrant for $500.00 to Chickasaw County Pheasants Forever. Passed and adopted this 26th day of January, 2010.  AYES:                                                                    /ss/ Arnie J. Boge, Chairman, John Andersen, Rick Holthaus, Sherry Mattke. Absent: Pickar. NAYS. None.  ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor.

 

The Board discussed the appointment of an ADA coordinator.  No action taken at this time and the Board will research it further.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Seamans Farms (ID#57708) in Section 5 of Richland Township located at 1751 260th St., Ionia, IA.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for HMCI Inc. (ID#60037) in Section 1 of Dresden Township located at 2570 Quinlan Ave., Fredericksburg, IA.

 

The Board recessed at 11:45 AM to attend the 28E Chickasaw-Mitchell Targeted Case Management  Board annual meeting at Chaff’s Restaurant.

 

The Joint 28E Chickasaw-Mitchell Targeted Case Management Board convened at 1:00 PM at Chaff’s Restaurant in New Hampton. The meeting was called to order by Chickasaw County Chairman, Arnie Boge. Members present: Chickasaw County included Supervisors Rick Holthaus, John Andersen, Sherry Mattke, Arnie Boge, County Auditor, Joan Knoll and Sheila Kobliska, CPC; Mitchell County included Supervisors Bob Marreel and Joel Voaklander and County Auditor, Lowell Tesch.

 

Sheila Kobliska, CPC, reviewed the caseloads of the Case Managers, staff personnel, the December financial report and the FY 2011 Case Management budget.  Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Voaklander, Seconded by Holthaus to approve the FY 2010-2011 28E Chickasaw-Mitchell County Targeted Case Management budget.  Roll Call:  Six Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Both Boards were requested to complete the annual performance evaluation of the TCM Director.  The results will be reviewed via a conference call on February 2, 2010.

 

Motion by Marreel, Seconded by Mattke to adjourn the meeting at 2:00 PM.  Roll Call: Six Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board of Supervisors reconvened in the Boardroom at 2:30 PM.  Absent:  Mattke.

Supervisor Mattke attending a Workforce Development meeting.

 

The Board reviewed departmental budgets.

 

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at 3.50 PM.                    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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