The Board convened on Monday, March 1, 2010 with all members present:Boge, Holthaus, Mattke, Andersen and Pickar.The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed.Also present was a member from the news media.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to approve agenda for March 1 & 2, 2010.All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Pickar to approve board minutes of February 22, & 23, 2010. All Ayes.Motion Carried.
Sheriff Marty Larsen and Todd Miller, Chief Deputy met with the Board to discuss the Fredericksburg Law Enforcement Contract and letter received from the City of Fredericksburg Attorney, David Skilton.City of Fredericksburg will discuss other options and will contact the Sheriff Larsen with their decision.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Andersen to approve the change of status for Gloria Bjergum from part-time scheduled dispatcher to part-time on call dispatcher effective January 12, 2010 as per union contract.Roll Call:All Ayes.Motion Carried.
Sheriff Larsen also gave a departmental update.
Kurt Croell met with the Board to discuss the V56 (Union Avenue) from Iowa Highway 24 to the B-16 (100th Street) project.Also present was Dusten Rolando, CountyEngineer and John Murray, Asst. County Engineer
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke to approve the recommendation for the V56 (Union Avenue) from Iowa Highway 24 to the B-16 (100th Street) project submitted by the county engineer to the DOT and allow alternate and competitive bidding quotes in the future.Pickar called the question:Roll Call:0Ayes 5 Nays.Additional discussion followed with the county engineer and the Board.
Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to table the motion. Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
CountyEngineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included: maintenance and services of vehicles, survey work at Grove’s Bridge, specs for a new van, brush clearing at various areas, etc.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to open the public hearing at for the FY 2009/10 County Budget Amendment.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried. Also present: Dusten Rolando, CountyEngineer, Sheila Kobliska, CPC and Brian Moore, Conservation.
No oral or written comments were received from the public.
Supervisor Boge expressed concerns for the new expense and reoccurring expenses created by hiring a zoning administrator and moving county attorney to full time position.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke to close the public hearing at .Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke to adopt and authorize Chairman Signature on FY 2009/10 County Budget Amendment.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to adopt Resolution to amend departmental appropriations.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS RESOLUTION NO. 03-01-10-08
WHEREAS, The Board of Supervisors approved a Departmental Appropriations Resolution on June 30, 2009 for all departments for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2009 in accordance with Section 331.434, Subsection 6, Code of Iowa, and WHEREAS, the appropriations approved on June 30, 2009 are hereby amended in accordance with the attached sheet for the following reasons: Increases: Medical Examiners: $5,000.00 Autopsies; Auditor/Elections: $11,693.00 Health Insurance,Election Costs and HAVA Projects; Treasurer: $850.00 Health Insurance; Attorney: $30,467.00 PT to FT status and benefits; Sheriff: $16,352.00 Health Insurance; Recorder: $400.00; Secondary Road: $381,000.00 Rock and Road Clearing Reimb.; Veteran Affairs $10,000.00 VA Allocation; Conservation: $37,424.00 Health Insurance,Maint. Tech salary and benefits; Sand-Rock, Park Maint.; Clerk of Court: $10,640.00 Court costs; Sanitation: $33,617.00 Health Insurance, PT zoning administrator, benefits, and expenses; Homemaker Health Agency $7,095.00 Health Insurance; Community Services Building $7,200.00 Sandbagger-trailer; General Services: $474.00 Health Insurance; Planning Commission: $600.00 Workshop; Public Nurse: $1,900.00 Health Insurance; Land Acquisition: $50,000.00 Kennedy property purchase; REAP: $17,000.00 Kennedy property purchase; Nondepartmental-Co. Economic: $2,000.00 Chickasaw County Tourism Coord. Contract and expenses; and Chickasaw-Mitchell 28E Agreement (Trust and Agency): $17,000 for new server located in the New Hampton Office with no increases in current fiscal year taxes.PASSED, APPROVED, AND ADOPTED this 1st day of March, 2010.
AYES:/ss/ Arnie J. Boge, Chairman, Virgil M. Pickar, Jr., John Andersen, Rick Holthaus, Sherry Mattke. NAYS: NONE .ATTEST: Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
FY 2009-2010 BUDGET AMENDMENT
CLERK OF COURT
COMMUNITY SERV. BLDG
PHYSICAL HEALTH-SOCIAL SERVICE
CO. ENVIRONMENT AND EDUCATION
ROADS & TRANSPORTATION
GOVERNMENT SERVICES -RESIDENTS
TRUST AND AGENCY
CountyEngineer, Dusten Rolando and Asst Co. Engineer, John Murray and the Board discussed the V56 (Union Avenue) from Iowa Highway 24 to the B-16 (100th Street) project.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke to bring the motion off the table. Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Pickar to approve the recommendation for the V56 (Union Avenue) from Iowa Highway 24 to the B-16 (100th Street) project submitted by the county engineer to the DOT and to amend the Pickar’s motion by striking the phrase “allow alternate and competitive bidding quotes in the future” and inserting the following phrase in its place: “to require the Board of Supervisors in the future to consider whether specific secondary road projects presented by the engineer be prepared in such a way so as to obtain alternate bids.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Received and filed Jendro Sanitation Recycling Rural Recycling Collection for the month of January, 2010.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at . Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board convened on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 with all members present:Boge, Holthaus, Andersen, and Mattke.Absent: Pickar.The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed.Also present was a member from the news media.
Karen Theis, Chickasaw County Tourism Coordinator met with the Board for a progress report.
Jeremy McGrath met with the Board to discuss ambulance protocol and an ambulance update.Also present was Marty Larsen, sheriff.Sheriff Larsen will give a progress report at a later date.
Doug Welton met with the Board for a departmental update.
The Board allowed claims.
The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Don Kurtenbach-Site 1 (ID#59339) in Section 17 of Stapleton Township located 2980 210th St., Lawler, IA52154.
The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Don Kurtenbach-Site 2 (ID#62176) in Section 19 of Stapleton Township located 2279 Roanoke Ave., Lawler, IA52154.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to adjourn the meeting at .Roll Call:All Ayes.Motion Carried.
Supervisors Andersen and Holthaus attended lunch with the senior citizens at the Chickasaw Centre.