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Monday, September 20, 2010 - Tuesday, September 21, 2010

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

SEPTEMBER 20 & 21, 2010

 

The Board convened on Monday, September 20, 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 at 11:00 AM

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to approve agenda for September 20 & 21, 2010.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke to approve board minutes of   September 13 & 14, 2010.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Sheriff Marty Larsen met with the Board to open bids for a new patrol vehicle for the sheriff’s department.  Also present was Robert Linderbaum a representative from Vern Laures Auto Center.

 

Chairman opened sealed bids for a new patrol vehicle for the sheriff’s department.  Initial bids received from Vern Laures Auto Center in the amount of $23,570.00 for a 2011 Dodge Charger.  Discussion followed.  The Board deferred action and taken under advisement until Tuesday’s meeting. 

 

Sheriff Larsen discussed the purchase of a commercial washing machine for the jail building. 

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke to purchase a Speed Queen top load commercial washer from Hometown TV & Appliance, Inc. in the amount of $549.00.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board reviewed the City of New Hampton Economic Development Director funding request in the amount of $1000.00 to help cover the cost of our new Chickasaw County Laborshed survey to recruit industries and creating new jobs in Chickasaw County.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Pickar to adopt Resolution approving expenditure of $1000.00 on Laborshed Survey from Economic Development-General Basic Fund.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.   RESOLUTION 09-20-10-37 AUTHORIZING AN EXPENDITURE OF $1000.00 FOR CHICKASAW COUNTY LABORSHED SURVEY. WHEREAS, the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors desires to promote county and area wide economic development and expansion; WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has considered the $1000.00 funding request by the Economic Development Director of Chickasaw County for their participation for the Laborshed Survey, and has decided there is merit for joining the partnership, for the following reasons:  1.  Approximately half of Chickasaw County’s residents live in the unincorporated area. 2.  Laborshed survey defines available workforce for industries considering locating within the county. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Chickasaw County Board of  Supervisors, this 20th day of September, 2010 to adopt this resolution for an expenditure of $1000.00 to be paid from the Economic Development-General Basic Fund, as approved by Board motion.  BE IT FURTHER 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 for Chickasaw County’s participation of County Laborshed Survey.  PASSED AND ADOPTED this 20th day of September, 2010. AYES: /ss/ Arnie J. Boge, Chairman, Virgil M. Pickar, Jr., Rick Holthaus, John Andersen, Sherry Mattke. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

Treasurer Sue Breitbach met with the Board to approve resolution abating property taxes on property deeded to the City of Lawler by tax sale deed.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Pickar to approve  resolution abating property taxes on property deeded to the City of Lawler by tax sale deed.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 09-20-10-38 ABATING PROPERTY TAXES ON

PROPERTY DEEDED TO THE CITY OF LAWLER BY TAX SALE DEED

WHEREAS, the property taxes due for the years 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 on property located at 319 East Grove Street in Lawler, IA owned by Robert Neuzil be abated. 

WHEREAS, the property is located at 319 East Grove Street, Lawler, IA, Parcel 190904376002 became a county held tax sale certificate on June 15, 2009.  Then on

March 30, 2010 the county held tax sale certificate #09-0072 was assigned to the City of Lawler.  Then on September 15, 2010 a tax sale deed was issued to the City of Lawler.  The taxes for the year 2006 are $ 88.00, year 2007 are $ 86.00 and year 2008 are $ 88.00 and 2009 are $ 90.00.  The total amount to be abated is $ 352.00.  I am requesting these taxes be abated as they are uncollectible.  (Code 445.63) NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, this board is in agreement by their motion on September 20, 2010, and directs the treasurer to abate any and all taxes due. AYES: /ss/ Arnie J. Boge, Chairman,

Virgil M. Pickar, Jr. Vice-Chairman, Sherry Mattke, John Andersen, Rick Holthaus. NAYES: None.  ATTEST:  Joan Knoll, Auditor

 

County Engineer, Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss departmental activities. Topics included: maintenance and services of vehicles; maintenance of gravel roads; sign repair, edge rutting on V-48; drilling Pembroke Avenue for frost boil areas; spot rocking in various areas; scour critical bridges, review and state; LaSalle survey; GPS work; Groves Bridge right of way wetland; annual report submitted to IDOT; sand quotes today; closing and opening roads projects;  etc.

 

Motion by  Mattke, Seconded by Andersen  to  approve and authorize Chairman to sign payment voucher for transfer funds from the Farm to Market account to the IDOT’s account for project BROS-C019(71)-5F-19 (Little Turkey Culvert).  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

CPC/TCM Director Sheila Kobliska met with the Board for a departmental update.

Sheila reviewed FY 10 actual cost report for the Targeted Case Management.  Sheila will meet with Mitchell’s County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday and approval of the FY 10 actual cost report for the Targeted Case Management will be taken next Tuesday. 

 

The position of the County Assistance Director was discussed. Sheila gave two proposals to the Board.  The Board took the proposals under advisement.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Holthaus to approve the resignation of Kathy L. Coil as targeted case manager effective October 15, 2010.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Harold Lantow (ID# 59760) in Section 12 of Dresden Township located at 2796 260th St. Fredericksburg, Iowa 50630.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Zwanziger L.L.C. (ID# 59516) in Section 3 of Bradford Township located at 1351 260th Street, Nashua, IA 50658.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Larry Nilges. (ID# 62496) in Section 4 of Sumner Township located at 1042 Usher Ave. Sumner, IA 50674.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Randy Burgart. (ID# 62496) in Section 8 of Dresden Township located at 2676 Mission Ave., New Hampton, IA 50659.

 

Received and filed Richland Township Annual Report for Receipts and Disbursements for FY 2009-10.

 

Received and filed Dresden Township Annual Report for Receipts and Disbursements for FY 2009-10.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Holthaus to adjourn the meeting at 12:05 PM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, September 21, 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.

 

Sheriff Marty Larsen met with the Board to discuss the purchase of a new patrol vehicle for the sheriff’s department.  Also present was Robert Linderbaum a representative from Vern Laures Auto Center.

 

Mr. Linderbaum informed the Board the bid in the amount of $23,570.00 did not include an adjustment of $795.00. Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Pickar to purchase a 2011 Dodge Charger patrol vehicle from Vern Laures Auto Center in the amount of $22,775.00.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Public Health and Home Care Services Director Kathy Babcock met with the Board to discuss the Seasonal Flu Vaccine for County Employees and Spouses for Fall of 2010.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Holthaus to approve the seasonal flu vaccine charge for county employees and spouse for the fall of 2010.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.  The charge for the county employee will be paid by the County and the charge for employee spouse will be $12.50.  Dates for the County Employees will be announced in October.

 

Kathy also reviewed the Community Health Needs Assessment and Health Improvement Plan (CHNA-HIP) survey.  The plan will help determine steps needed to improve the health of our community and the survey will be available online through October 31, 2010.  The link is: www.surveymonkey.com/s/CKPR2ZJ. Kathy also reviewed the County Health Rankings mobilizing action toward community health report for 2010.

 

Tori Reicherts with Community Care met with the Board for Heritage Residence update.

The Heritage window project will begin next week. Tori also discussed door handles and automatic door openers at the Heritage Residence.

 

Jon Scharf, representing Howard R. Green Company, met with the Board for review and update of the fall semi-annual landfill inspection IDNR reporting requirement, with no significant changes.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke to adjourn the meeting at 11:50 AM. 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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