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Monday, October 18, 2010 - Tuesday, October 19, 2010

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

OCTOBER 18 & 19, 2010

 

The Board convened on Monday, October 18, 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. 

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to approve agenda for October 18 & 19, 2010.    All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke to approve board minutes of October 11 & 12, 2010. All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Treasurer Sue Breitbach met with the Board to review Treasurer’s quarterly report of bank balances for quarter ending September 30, 2010, with discussion following. 

Sue Breitbach also reviewed interest quotes proposal from county banks for renewal of Health Insurance Investment CD.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Holthaus to approve and authorize health insurance CD investment renewal with First State Bank in Nashua at 1.51% for 18 months for approximately $56, 315.07.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Mattke to approve Treasurer’s quarterly report of bank balances for quarter ending September 30, 2010. Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.          

 

Deputy Sheriff Dennis Sanders met with the Board review and discuss the Jail Inspection Report.

 

County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss departmental activities. Topics included: maintenance and services of vehicles; maintenance of gravel roads;

entrance permits; sign repair as needed; unloaded calcium chloride delivery; crack sealing on B-48 and V-14; Waucoma pavements; mowing on hard surface roads; mowing gravels at various areas; box culvert on 165th street backfilled and open; survey work; rock gradations at quarries; Groves bridges plans submitted and right of ways; utility permits; When Flooded Turn Around Don’t Drown road safety signs posted today; etc.

 

The Board discussed Groves Bridge with the County Engineer Dusten Rolando and Assistant Engineer John Murray.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Holthaus to approve and authorize Chairman signature on permit for Windstream Communications to place cable in the county right of way along 240th Street west of Union Ave.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Pickar to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on permit for Qwest to place underground buried cable 2630 Beaumont Ave.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Pickar to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on North Washington Volunteer Fire Department to renew Adopt-A-Highway permit for litter control along a portion of V-18.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Ken Rasing and Mike Wevaert with the National Weather Service met with the Board to discuss and to present four “When Flooded Turn Around Don’t Drown” road safety signs. Flash flooding from heavy rainfall events is a frequent occurrence at low water crossings across Northeast Iowa.   Supervisors Andersen and Holthaus  left with Ken Rasing ,Mike Wevaert and County Engineer to assist in the installation of the signs at Groves Bridge and the low water crossing on 110th Street west of Saude.

 

CPC/TCM/County Assistance Director Sheila Kobliska met with the board for department update.

 

Sheila Kobliska discussed CPC/TCM/County Assistance enter into an Interim Assistance Reimbursement Agreement.

 

Motion  by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke to enter into an Interim Assistance Reimbursement Agreement and authorize Chairman signature between Iowa Department of Human Services and Chickasaw County on behalf of CPC/County Assistance .  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Pickar to approve the hiring of  Julia R. Mallszeswki as Case Manager at $15.47 per hour with an increase of $.50 cents per hour after the completion of six months probationary period effective November 8, 2010.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke to approve the hiring of Elizabeth Sherwood as Part-time Secretary (3 days a week) at $10.00 per hour with an increase of $.50 cents per hour after the completion of six months probationary period effective November 1, 2010.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Linda Miller, Director of Cedar Valley Friends of the Family and Pam Shrock met with the Board for an agency update.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke to adjourn the meeting at 12:15 PM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, October 19, 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.  

 

The Board discussed Groves Bridge and the re-roofing project at the Sheriff’s Garage.

 

Karla Baumler and Loren Kiel representing Midwest Group Benefits, Inc. met with the Board to review the third quarter health insurance statistical reports.  Karla also reviewed

2011 Health Insurance quotes and 2011 flex renewals.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Holthaus 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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