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Monday, July 19, 2010 - Tuesday, July 20, 2010

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

 JULY 19 & 20, 2010.

 

The Board convened on Monday, July 19, 2010 with the following members present:     Mattke, Andersen and Pickar.  Absent:  Boge, Holthaus. 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 Mattke to approve agenda for July 19 & 20, 2010.  All Ayes.   Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke to approve board minutes of July 12 & 13, 2010. All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Jill Brincks met with the Board for a departmental update and review and approve a minor subdivision for William Orthaus.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Andersen approve and authorize vice-chairman signature on approving the minor subdivision plat of William Orthaus.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION 07-19-10-27.A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF Parcel E in the NW ¼-NW ¼ of Section 22, Township 96N, Range 14W Chickasaw County, Iowa. WHEREAS, ON THE 19th, 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-NW ¼ of Section 22, Township 96N, Range 14W Chickasaw County, Iowa, was presented. WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of  Parcel E in the NW ¼-SW ¼ of Section 22, Township 96N, Range 14W 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 19th day of July, 2010./ss/ Virgil M. Pickar, Jr. Vice-Chairman, Board of Supervisors.  ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor.

 

 

Dave Gorman, Custodian, met with the Board to discuss the roofing project at the sheriff’s garage. Discussion followed.  It was the consensus of the Board to table until Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 9:30 AM

 

Dave also gave the Board an update on the outside Courthouse Clock project.

 

County Engineer, Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss departmental activities.

Topics included: road conditions, entrance permits; maintenance and service of vehicles; Division 2 contract rock; ditch cleaning permits; mowed lawns at shops and mowing gravels; spot rocking at various areas; V-14 PCC patching; rock gradation Love quarry; plans for the Groves Bridge; V-56 survey; seal coat road; Division 1 rocks starts next week; vandalism on equipment the past weekend on V-14; etc.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Andersen to approve liquor license application and Sunday sales for New Hampton Kenwood Avenue Park, Inc.   Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 

Marty Larsen, Sheriff, met with the Board for an amendment to the mutual aid contract with Northeast Iowa Drug Task Force.  Fayette County joined the 28E Agreement.


Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke to approve and authorize Vice-Chairman Signature on an amendment (addition of
Fayette County) to the mutual aid agreement with the Northeast Iowa Drug Task Force.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Sheila Kobliska, CPC/TCM director, met with the Board to review 24/7 on call case management Emergency Coverage Agreement.  Sheila stated that Bremer County opts not to be included in the 28E agreement but Warren and Dallas joined.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke approve “24 Hour On-Call Case Management Emergency Coverage Agreement and Vice-Chairman Signature.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION NO. 7-19-10-28. WHEREAS, the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors desires to enter into a “24 Hour On-Call Case Management Emergency Coverage Agreement” with the counties of Allamakee, Chickasaw, Dallas, Fayette, Grundy, Howard, Jones, Mitchell, Tama and Warren.  NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors that they approve the proposed Iowa Code Chapter 28E Agreement that is attached herewith as Exhibit “A”, and  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Vice Chairperson of the Board of Supervisors is appointed to execute said Iowa Code Chapter 28E Agreement on behalf of Chickasaw County, Iowa.  PASSED AND ADOPTED this 19th day of July, 2010. /ss/ Virgil M. Pickar, Jr.  Vice-Chairman

Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors.  ATTEST: /ss/Joan E. Knoll Chickasaw County Auditor.  24 Hour On-Call Case Management Emergency Coverage Agreement.  This Agreement is made pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 28E (2009).  It shall be known as the “24 Hour On-Call Case Management Emergency Coverage Agreement” and it shall include the Counties referred to in Addendum A to this Agreement (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Participating Counties”).  The Boards of Supervisors of each Participating County shall adopt a resolution approving this Agreement.  This Agreement does not contemplate and shall not be construed to limit or expand the powers, privileges, and authority of the Participating Counties, except as expressly stated in this Agreement.  Pursuant to this Agreement it is agreed as follows:

  1. AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENT.  The Participating Counties are authorized to enter into this Agreement pursuant to Iowa Code §28E.12 (2009) and this Agreement shall not establish a separate legal entity to carry out the purposes.
  2. PURPOSE.  The purpose of this Agreement is to establish a working mechanism among the Participating Counties so that the Participating Counties may jointly provide the required 24 hour on-call case management emergency coverage pursuant to 441 IAC 90.8(2).
  3. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND POWERS OF CASE MANAGEMENT PROVIDERS.  A provider of case management shall have an on-call system to ensure that, in the event of an emergency, members have access to a case manager 24 hours per day, including weekends and holidays.  General expectations and parameters for emergency coverage include the following:
    1. The emergency on-call system should be one component of the member’s individualized crisis intervention plan and should not be the only emergency resource for the member.  The system should not replace emergency services such as 911, crisis intervention lines, or emergency services from provider agencies.
    2. The case manager should never provide direct service, but rather is expected to arrange and coordinate services to make sure the member is safe.
    3. Case management providers may screen calls to identify nonemergency calls that can wait until regular business hours or to divert calls to other resources when appropriate.
    4. Time spent on responding to calls is billable time for the case management provider.  Overhead costs may be included in the case management rate as an indirect cost.
  4. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND POWERS OF PARTICIPATING COUNTIES.  Case management providers in Participating Counties shall jointly provide 24 hour on-call case management emergency coverage.  Specific expectations and parameters for joint provision of emergency coverage include the following:
    1. Pursuant to an agreement between Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (“IME”) and Iowa State University Extension (“ISU Extension”), ISU Extension will provide the first point of contact for 24 hour on-call case management emergency coverage.  If warranted, ISU Extension will divert appropriate calls to the case management provider on-call in a Participating County.
    2. Participating Counties shall develop an appropriate rotation schedule, including providing a direct contact number and backup number, to jointly provide 24 hour on-call case management emergency coverage.
    3. The case management provider on-call may make appropriate financial decisions to arrange and coordinate services for a member with legal settlement in any Participating County.
    4. If the case management provider on-call arranges services for a member in any Participating County that has a cost associated with it, the county of legal settlement shall cover that expense. 
  5. CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION.  Information of the Participating Counties that identifies clients and services is confidential in nature. The case management provider on-call shall be allowed access to such information only as needed for performance of their duties related to the Agreement. The case management provider on-call shall not use confidential information for any purpose other than carrying out their obligations under this Agreement. The Participating Counties shall establish and enforce policies and procedures for safeguarding the confidentiality of such data. The case management provider on-call shall promptly notify the applicable Participating County of any request for disclosure of confidential information received by the case management provider on-call.
  6. NON-LIABILITY.  Individual Participating Counties shall not be liable for any acts, deeds, omissions, or other actions of the case management provider on-call from any other Participating County.
  7. SEVERABILITY.  If any portion of this Agreement or the application of this Agreement to any person or circumstances is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other provisions or applications of this Agreement which can be given affect without the invalid provisions or applications, and to this end, the provisions of this Agreement are declared to be severable.
  8. EFFECTIVE DATE.  This Agreement shall become effective upon the date of passage and execution by the Boards of Supervisors of the Participating Counties, and this Agreement is filed as required by Iowa Code §28E.8 (2009).  The Auditor of each Participating County shall furnish the other Participating Counties copies of the resolution approving and authorizing the execution of this Agreement, along with a signed copy of this Agreement.
  9. DURATION.  The duration of this Agreement shall be perpetual in nature.  A Participating County may withdraw from this Agreement upon 30 days written notice to the Board of Supervisors of each Participating County.  This Agreement shall continue in full force and effect among the remaining Participating Counties.
  10. COUNTERPARTS.  This Agreement may be executed in several counterparts, and any executed copy thereof shall have the same force and effect as if an original.

This Agreement filed and dated by the respective parties as follows:

COUNTY OF CHICKASAW /ss/ Arnie J. Boge, Chairman, 28E Boards of Supervisors ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll Auditor.  Addendum A This Agreement is made pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 28E (2009).  It shall be known as the “24 Hour On-Call Case Management Emergency Coverage Agreement” and it shall include the following Counties (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Participating Counties”):  Tama County, Grundy County, Mitchell County, Chickasaw County, Howard County, Allamakee County,  Fayette County, Dallas  County, Jones County  and Warren County.

 

The Board reviewed 2010/2011 provider contract with Covenant Medical Center for a verbiage change.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke to approve and authorize Vice-Chairperson to sign provider contract with the verbiage change with Covenant Medical Center as per Sheila Kobliska’s request.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

Received and place on file Veterans Affairs report for the month of June, 2010.

 

Received and place on file Jendro Sanitation report for rural recycling collection for the month of June, 2010.

 

Received and filed Stapleton Township Annual Report for Receipts and Disbursements for FY 2009-2010.

 

Received and filed Hazmat Grant revenue report for FY 2009/10.

 

Received and filed E-911 revenue report for the month of May 2010, 4th quarter report, and FY 2009/2010.

 

Received and filed Emergency Management revenue report for the month of June 2010, 4th quarter report, and FY 2009/2010.

 

Received and filed Sanitation revenue report for the month of June 2010, 4th quarter report, and FY 2009/2010.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Palmersheim Pork Farm (ID#61606) in Section 31 of Jacksonville Township located at 2225 130th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Mark Bruening, Ron & John Ries, Harry Buhre Jr. (ID#60444) in Section 10 of Jacksonville Township located at 2504 140th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke to adjourn the meeting at Noon.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, July 20 2010 with the following members present:     Mattke, Andersen and Pickar.  Absent:  Boge, Holthaus.   The meeting was called to order by Vice-Chairman Pickar.

 

Jill Brincks, Zoning Administrator met with the Board for an update on the upcoming first reading of the Chickasaw County Zoning Ordinance.

 

The Board and County Auditor toured Lawler County Shop, Adolph Munson Park also known as Five Corners, Saude County Shop and Saude Park.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

___________________________________

Virgil M. Pickar Jr., Vice-Chairman

Board of Supervisors

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

_______________________________________

Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 
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