The Board convened on Monday, April 12, 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 media.
Motion byHolthaus, Seconded by Mattke to approve agenda for April 12 & 13, 2010 with additions of approve Sunday Sales License for L.T. Tap and approve contract for services for Community Care.All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Holthaus to approve board minutes of April 5 & 6, 2010. All Ayes.Motion Carried.
Sue Breitbach, Treasurer met with the Board to review and approval of quarterly report of bank balances for quarter ending March 31, 2010, with discussion following.
Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to approve Treasurerís Quarterly report of bank balances for quarter ending March 31, 2010, subject to audit.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Holthaus to approve quarterly reports for Auditor, Sheriff, and Recorder, subject to audit.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Holthaus to approve Liquor License and Sunday Sales permit for L.T. Tap.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board reviewed FY 2009-10 budget amendment.
Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to set public hearing for the FY 2009-2010 budget amendment for May 10, 2010 at 11:30 AM.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
CountyEngineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss departmental activities.
Topics included: entrance permits; ditch cleaning permits; maintenance and service of vehicles; removing snow equipment; blading at various areas, erosion control; cleaning bridge decks; Little Turkey box culvert; seal coating V56; Groves bridge plans; spot rocking in various areas, etc.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Andersen to approve and authorize Chairman signature on permit for Interstate Power and Light to install 40 ft. pole with anchor and transformer for a new service also extending two phases for one span removing some poles and a few spans of primary across 2764 Vanderbilt Ave. and one mile south on Hwy 18.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Boge to approve and authorize Chairman signature on mental health management plan network provider agreement FY 2010 amendment with Community Care effective July 1, 2010.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Andersen to open the public hearing at 11:00 AM to consider the termination of road surface agreement on Mission Avenue.Present were the following: Mark Kipp, Brett Ohm, County Attorney, Pat Wegman, and Dusty Rolando, County Engineer. A written comment from Janice Ohm was read by CountyEngineer and oral comments from the parties. Discussion followed.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Andersen to close public hearing at .Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Pickar to terminate the Mission Avenue road surface agreement with the landowners who are parties to the agreement effectively April 12, 2010 and to provide notice to these parties that the county will begin efforts to remove the existing surface and replace it with the granular road surface on or about June 1, 2010 unless road conditions dictate that the removal/replacement should occur sooner in order to ensure public safety; furthermore, the existing surface and the replacement will occur at no cost to these landowners.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
CountyEngineer, Dusty Rolando and CountyAttorney, Pat Wegman will construct the letter to the parties of the agreement.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at .Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board convened on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 with all members present:Boge, Holthaus, Andersen, Pickar, and Mattke.The meeting was called to order by Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed.Also present was a member from the media
Dave Gorman, Custodian, met with the Board for a progress report on the outside clock of the Courthouse.Dave also discussed the old pop machine and vacuuming the Courthouse grounds and Community Services Bldg grounds.He received two quotes: Green Lawn $375.00 for both buildings and Dan Howe $85.00.The Board accepted the quote from Dan Howe.
Pat Wegman, CountyAttorney, met with the Board to discuss legal matters.
There was a brief preliminary discussion of the possibility of a comprehensive review of ChickasawCountyís personnel and/or general policies.
Discussion and comments followed: Supervisor Boge: We already do it as needed.I believe it will lead to hiring a specialist on a more full-time basis and increasing costs.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke that the Board of Supervisors establish and execute a process to comprehensively review, update, and where appropriate, develop personnel and/or general policies for Chickasaw County as deemed necessary by the Board of Supervisors in cooperation with other elected officials and governing boards.Roll Call: Ayes: Andersen, Holthaus, Mattke, Pickar.Nays: Boge.Motion Carried.
Supervisor Andersen gave a progress report on the facilities meeting.
Supervisor Boge discussed the Chickasaw County Tourism Assessment Report with the Board.
The Board allowed claims.
Received and filed Veterans Affairs Report for the Month of March, 2010.
The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Schulz Farm Partnership-Betten Site (ID#65319) in Section 14 of Jacksonville Township located 2616 150th Street, Lawler, IA52154.
The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Terry & Steven Schulz (ID#63719) in Section 22 of Dayton Township located 2616 150th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Holthaus to adjourn the meeting at .Roll Call:All Ayes.Motion Carried.