The Board convened on Monday, July 12, 2010 with the following members present:Holthaus, Mattke, Andersen and Pickar.Absent:Boge. The meeting was called to order by Vice-Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed.Also present was a member from the media.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to approve agenda for July 12 & 13, 2010 with the addition of Dave Gorman for departmental update.All Ayes.Motion Carried.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke to approve board minutes of July 5 & 6, 2010. All Ayes.Motion Carried.
Lori Quirk met with the Board for a progress report on the east and west ponds at Twin Ponds. Also present was Ron Nehl.Discussion followed.Lori will continue to give the Board an update on the projects.
CountyEngineer, Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss departmental activities.
Topics included: road conditions with various options, entrance permits; patch rock at various areas; maintenance and service of vehicles; sign repairs at various areas; Division 2 contract rock; spot rock at various areas; V-14 PCC patching all week; V-56 survey, GPS; Groves bridge design; truck specs for new tandem; courthouse sidewalk letting, etc.
Vice Chairman Pickar open sealed bids for the Courthouse sidewalk/curb replacement project. Vendors present: Ron Kraninger representing S K Construction LLC.DeBoest Concrete $24,886.00; Randy Brummond Construction $27,668.86 and S K Construction LLC $23,672.6l.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Andersen to approve the bid from S K Construction LLC in the amount of $23,672.61 (of which $14,500.00 is the County’s portion and $9172.61 is the City of New Hampton portion) of the Courthouse sidewalk /curb replacement project. Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to approve and authorize signature on application for underground construction on ChickasawCounty right-of-way for Gary F. Wegner for hooking up sewer line to city sewer line.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Sheila Kobliska, CPC, met with the Board to discuss verbal support for crisis stabilization grant, and the understanding that there may be a per capita expense, with the expectation being around $1.00.
Tori Reicherts with Community Care Inc. met with the Board for a CCI update.
Community Care Inc. plans to open a new 5-bed home for mentally ill people around August 1st, with the hope next year to open another home for people with intellectual disabilities.
Departmental cash certifications from fiscal year ending June 30, 2010 were reviewed.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to accept Departmental Cash Certifications and place on file, subject to audit.Roll Call:All Ayes.Motion Carried.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Holthaus to approve Fireworks Permit for Brian Quirk, Jerry Meyers, and Mark Kruthoff.Roll Call:All Ayes.Motion Carried.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to adjourn the meeting at .Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board convened on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 with the following members present:Holthaus, Mattke, Andersen and Pickar.Absent:Boge.The meeting was called to order by Vice-Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed.Also present was a member from the news media.
Dave Gorman, Custodian, met with the Board to discuss the roofing project at the sheriff’s garage. The Board reviewed the two quotes and will take action of the quotes at the July 19, 2010 meeting.Dave also updated the Board on the status of the courthouse outside clock project.
Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Mattke to approve fireworks permit for Tanya Scott and Terri Josephson.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Supervisor Holthaus updated the Board on the Conservation Meeting held on July 12, 2010 in which he attended.
Jill Brincks met with the Board for a departmental update and review and approve a minor subdivision for the Henry Rabe Estate
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke approve and authorize vice-chairman signature on approving the minor subdivision plat of the Henry Rabe Estate.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.RESOLUTION 07-13-10-25: A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF Parcel E in the NW ¼-SW ¼ of Section 30, Township 95N, Range 12W Chickasaw County, Iowa. WHEREAS, ON THE 13th, DAY OF JULY, 2010, at a regular meeting by the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of Parcel E in the NW ¼-SW ¼ of Section 30, Township 95N, Range 12W Chickasaw County, Iowa, was presented. WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of Parcel E in the NW ¼-SW ¼ of Section 30, Township 95N, Range 12W Chickasaw County, Iowa, has been considered and should be approved.NOW THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved by the Chickasaw County, Iowa Board of Supervisors that said Minor Subdivision Plat be approved accepted and the Vice-Chairman is hereby directed to certify this Resolution of Approval. PASSED AND APPROVED on this 13th day of July, 2010. /ss/ Virgil M. Pickar, Jr. Vice-Chairman, Board of Supervisors.ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor.
Sue Breitbach, Treasurer, met with the Board for review and approval of Semi Annual Report, with discussion following and review of bank balances.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to approve Treasurer’s semi-annual report for June 30, 2010, subject to audit.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board review 2010 Homestead and Military Applications.
Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to allow/disallow 2010 Homestead and Military Applications.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke to approve Resolution for Funding State Credits for FY 2010/2011.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 07-13-10-26 FOR FUNDING STATE CREDITS FY 2009-2010:WHEREAS, the State of Iowa has appropriated monies for fiscal year July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011, which monies are insufficient to fund various local property tax credits/taxpayer exemptions full, and WHEREAS, Iowa Code Section 25B.7 requires local governments to extend to the taxpayers only those portions of the property tax credits/taxpayer exemptions that are estimated by the Iowa Department of Revenue and Finance to be funded by the state of appropriations, and WHEREAS, The Iowa Department of Revenue and Finance has estimated the percentage of funding for the affected property tax credits/taxpayer exemptions as follows: Homestead credit at 64%; Low-income Elderly Disabled Credit at 100% and Military Exemption at 100% and WHEREAS, the Board finds that passing on the reduced state-reimbursed values of the homestead credits to the taxpayers in the County funds local governments has the greatest effect while impacting the largest number of persons with minimal effect, and therefore, in the public interest, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, pursuant to Iowa Code Section 25B.7 that the property tax credits/taxpayer exemptions in Chickasaw County for fiscal year July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011, shall be funded as follows: Homestead Credit at 64%; Low-income Elderly Disabled Credit at 100% and Military Exemption at 100%. AYES: /ss/Virgil M. Pickar Jr. Vice-Chairman, Rick Holthaus, John Andersen, Sherry Mattke, Absent:Arnie J. Boge. NAYS:NONE. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to approve quarterly reports for Auditor, Recorder, and Sheriff, subject to audit.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Schulz Farm Partnership-South Farm (ID#62397) in Section 22 of New Hampton Township located at 2271 Pembroke Ave., New Hampton, IA 50659