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Monday, January 04, 2010 - Tuesday, January 05, 2010

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

JANUARY 4 & 5, 2010

 

 

The Board convened on Monday, January 4, 2010 at 9:30 A.M. with all members present.  Boge, Pickar, Andersen, Holthaus, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present a member from the media.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Holthaus to approve agenda for January 4 & 5, 2010

All Ayes.  Motion Carried

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke to approve board minutes of December 28 & 29, 2009.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Mattke to nominate and appoint Arnie Boge as Chairman for the year 2010 and cease nominations.  Roll Call: Mattke, Andersen, Holthaus, Pickar.  Abstain. Boge. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to nominate and appoint Virgil Pickar Jr.          as Vice-chairman for the year 2010 and cease nominations.  Roll Call: Mattke, Andersen, Holthaus, Boge.  Abstain: Pickar.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Holthaus to designate the official county newspapers as follows:  New Hampton Tribune and Nashua Reporter.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  Official board minutes are available on the Chickasaw County website and the Code of Iowa Section 349.3 stating the minimum requirement for number and selection having a population below fifteen thousand as being two official newspapers.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Boge for the Board of Supervisors to meeting in regular session every Monday and Tuesday at 9:30 A.M.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Holthaus set bounty fees of one dollar for each pair of pocket gopher front feet.  All Ayes. Motion Carried

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Boge to set mileage reimbursement at $.38 per mile for 2010.  Discussion followed.   All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Holthaus to set per diem meal reimbursement rate not to exceed $25.00.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Andersen to re-appoint Dusten Rolando as County Engineer for 2010.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Mattke to re-appoint Alice J. Bartz, as County Assistance Director for 2010.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Mattke to re-appoint Joe Sheehy as Veterans Affairs Director for 2010.  All Ayes. Motion Carried

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Andersen to re-appoint all current members of Eminent Domain Commission for 2010 as on file in the Auditor’s Office.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Andersen to appoint Brian Moore as weed commissioner for 2010. All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Boge to appoint Board members to the following committee’s assignments.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

E-911 Chairperson: Virgil Pickar Jr. and Rick Holthaus as Alternate

 

Eastern Iowa Tourism Association:  Jeaneen Lindeland and Karen Wilson as Alternate

 

Emergency Management Commission: Virgil Pickar Jr. and Rick Holthaus as Alternate

 

First Judicial District Department of Correctional Services: Arnie J. Boge            and Sherry Mattke as Alternate

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Mattke  to appoint Dr. Richard Reams and all other physicians on call, as Medical Examiners and Ken Rasing as Medical Examiner Investigator for 2010.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Floyd-Mitchell-Chickasaw Decatoratorization Board: CPC Sheila Kobliska.

 

Floyd-Mitchell-Chickasaw County Landfill: Arnie J. Boge and Rick Holthaus                      as Alternate

 

E-M-C Community Empowerment Board: Virgil Pickar, Jr. and John Andersen                     as Alternate

 

Governance Board for Chickasaw Wellness Complex:  John Andersen               

 

Heartland Insurance Risk Pool 28-E Agreement Representative: Arnie J. Boge                      and Rick Holthaus as Alternate

 

Homemaker Home Health Agency: Arnie J. Boge and Virgil Pickar, Jr. as Alternate

 

INROCOG Regional Transit: Sherry Mattke

 

INROCOG TEA 23: Sherry Mattke

 

Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments: Sherry Mattke

 

Iowa Northland Regional Housing Council: John Andersen

 

Juvenile Detention First and Second Judicial District 28-E Agreement:  Sherry Mattke and Virgil Pickar, Jr. as Alternate

 

Local Board of Health: John Andersen

 

Mental Health Advisory Committee: John Andersen

 

North Iowa Service Area Advisory Board:  John Andersen and Alice J. Bartz

 

Northeast Iowa Community Action Program: Rick Holthaus and John Andersen               as Alternate

 

Pathways & Cedar Valley Mental Health:  John Andersen

 

Regional Hazardous Materials Respond Group: Rick Holthaus and Virgil Pickar                  as Alternate

 

Resource Conservation and Development Commission: Arnie J. Boge and Rick Holthaus as Alternate

 

Resource Enhancement and Protection: Arnie J. Boge

 

LEO Workforce Development: Sherry Mattke

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to set mileage rate for service of civil papers at $.50 IRS Rate and fee schedule for 2010.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Boge, Seconded by Mattke to appoint the following persons as custodians of the following buildings in compliance with the Code of Iowa:

Courthouse:  Supervisors, Auditor: Community Services Building: Supervisors, Auditor:

Law Enforcement Building: Supervisors. Care Facility: Supervisors. Human Services Building: Supervisors.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The County Engineer, Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.  Topics included: Maintenance and service of vehicles, fixed mailboxes; and the new pickup delivered.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke to approve Becky Schmidt as part time on call homemaker aide at $9.50 per hour with 50 cents increase upon successfully completed probationary period as per union contract effective January 4, 2010.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Holthaus to approve and authorize chairman signature on contract to amend Iowa Department of Public Health grant for FY 2010.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Supervisors Andersen and Pickar updated the Board on the BOH/Taskforce meeting held on December 28, 2009.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Pickar to adjourn at Noon.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, January 5, 2009 at 9:30 AM with the following members present:  Mattke, Holthaus, Andersen, Boge, and Pickar.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge.  Mail was opened and distributed.  Also present was a member from the media.

 

Karen Theis, Chickasaw County Tourism Coordinator, met with the Board for a progress report.

 

Supervisor Holthaus updated the Board on the Conservation Meeting held January 4, 2010.

 

Brian Moore and Matt Crayne met with the Board to discuss the Ice Fishery for Kids event. Flyers for the event were distributed by the Supervisors Andersen and Boge from Mr. Lynn Schwickerath.  Discussion followed regarding the request.  Brian and Matt will contact Mr. Schwickerath for the logistics of the request and update the Board.

 

Jeremy McGrath met with the Board for an ambulance update. Also present were Ken Rasing.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Mattke to adopt Resolution 01-05-10-01 Prior Payment of Bills.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION NO.  01-05-10-01:WHEREAS,  at certain times it is necessary to pay bills prior to an official Board of Supervisors meeting in order to allow for the efficient operation of county government.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the following list of items can be paid for in advance of an official Board of Supervisors meeting.  Items which would result in the loss of a discount or result in interest payments, utility bills, payroll and payroll benefit checks. Passed and Approved this 5th day of January, 2010.AYES: /ss/ Arnie J. Boge, Virgil M. Pickar Jr., Rick Holthaus, John Andersen, and Sherry Mattke. NAYS: None.                                         

ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor.

 

The Board recessed at 11:35 AM.

 

Supervisors Boge and Holthaus attend luncheon at the Chickasaw Centre.

 

The Board reconvened at 1:00 P.M.  Members present:  Andersen, Holthaus, Pickar and Boge.  Absent:  Mattke.

 

The Board reviewed departmental budgets for FY 2010-2011.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Pickar to adjourn at 3:05 PM.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 

                                                                  ___________________________________

                                                                  Arnie J. Boge Chairman

                                                                  Board of Supervisors

 

Attest:

 

 

 

_______________________________

Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 

 

 

 
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