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Monday, September 27, 2010 - Tuesday, September 28, 2010

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

SEPTEMBER 27 & 28, 2010

 

The Board convened on Monday, September 27, 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.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to approve agenda for September 27 & 28, 2010 with the addition to consider 1st Reading of the Proposed “Social Host” ordinance with possible action.   All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke to approve board minutes of September 20 & 21, 2010. All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Pickar to open the public hearing at 9:47 A M on the second hearing on the proposed Social Host ordinance. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Also present were Sheriff Marty Larsen, County Attorney Pat Wegman, Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel, Lynn Schwickerath, Susanne Laures, Rod Ankrom, County Engineer Dusty Rolando, Alice Barwith, David Kraft, Jenny Bouillon, Bruce Roesler, Liz DeJoode, Chantal Papousek, Dee Dee Collins, and Staci Schutte.

 

Written comments from Jess Throndson and Supervisor Arnie Boge were received.

 

Public comments were discussed and addressed.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Holthaus to close the public hearing at 10:25 A M. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Holthaus to open the public hearing at 10:30 AM for the FY 2010-2011 County Budget Amendment.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

Also present: County Engineer Dusten Rolando, Conservation Director Brian Moore, Conservation Board Members Mel Pacovsky and Tom Bernatz, Ronald K. Nehl, Lori Quirk, County Attorney Pat Wegman, Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel, and Staci Schutte.

 

No oral or written comments were received from the public.

 

The County Auditor reviewed the amendments with the Board. Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Holthaus to close the public hearing at 11:02 AM.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by  Pickar , Seconded by  Holthaus to adopt and authorize Chairman Signature on the FY 2010-2011 FY County Budget Amendment.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried. 

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Pickar to adopt Resolution to amend departmental appropriations.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS RESOLUTION NO. 09-27-10-39

WHEREAS, The Board of Supervisors approved a Departmental Appropriations Resolution on June 22, 2010 for all departments for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2010 in accordance with Section 331.434, Subsection 6, Code of Iowa, and WHEREAS, the appropriations approved on June 22, 2010 are hereby amended in accordance with the attached sheet for the following reasons: Increases: Auditor: $3,089.00 Health Insurance; Jail Building $25,000.00 Roofing garage, water heater and appliances; Secondary Road: $260,000.00 Road Rock and Seal Coating; and Hazmat: $57,655.00 Hazmat Grant; Conservation: $250,000 East and West Twin Ponds with no increases in current fiscal year taxes. PASSED, APPROVED, AND ADOPTED this 27th day of September, 2010. AYES:/ss/ Arnie J. Boge, Chairman, Virgil M. Pickar Jr., Rick Holthaus, John Andersen, Sherry Mattke.  NAYS: NONE.  ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor.

Department            Before                    Increase/Decrease                After

                                Amendment                                                          Amendment

Jail Building            29, 575                         25,000                                       54,575

Sec. Road            5,012,353                        260,000                                  5,272,353

Aud/Elections        236,689                            3,089                                     239,778

Gen. Serv.              541,825                          57,655                                     599,480

Conservation          301,693                        250,000                                     551,693

Serv. Area          

Public Safety        1,433,501                        25,000                                   1,458,501

Roads &               3,948,135                       260,000                                  4,208,135

  Transportation

Administration     1,283,680                         60,744                                   1,344,424 

Capital Projects    1,064,218                       250,000                                   1,314,218

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke to approve resolution or Interfund Operating Transfer.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION NO. 09-27-10-40 RESOLUTION FOR INTERFUND OPERATING TRANSFERS WHEREAS, it is desired to authorize the County Auditor to transfer funds from the General Basic Fund to the Land Acquisition Fund to finalize the acquisition of the Troyna property form the Iowa National Heritage Foundation, and WHEREAS, said transfer must be in accordance with Section 331.432, Code of Iowa, and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County as follows: 1. The total transfer from General Basic Fund to the Land Acquisition Fund for the finalization of the acquisition of the Troyna property form the Iowa National Heritage Foundation is $70,000.00 2.  That the amount of said transfer shall not exceed the available fund balance in the transferring fund. 3.  The Auditor is directed to correct her books when said operating transfers are made and notify the Treasurer of the amounts of said transfer.  PASSED, APPROVED, and adopted this 27th day of September, 2010, the vote thereon being as follows:  AYES: /ss/ Arnie J. Boge, Chairman Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors, Virgil M. Pickar, Jr., Rick Holthaus, John Andersen, Sherry Mattke. NAYS: None.  ATTEST: Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to go into closed session according to Iowa Code Section 21.5 subsection 1 (c) at 11:25 AM Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Andersen to exit closed session at 12:21PM.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

County Engineer, Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss departmental activities. Topics included: maintenance and services of vehicles; maintenance of gravel roads; permits at various areas; #202 Backhoe vandalized-windows broken; sign repair as needed; stop sign vandalized; spot rocking at various areas; bridge repair  list as needed on 260th-V-48; surveying on LaSalle Avenue; mowing hard surface roads west one-half; etc.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke to adjourn the meeting at 12:30 PM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, September 28, 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 Pickar to approve the appointment of Sheila Kobliska as County Assistance Director effective September 20, 2010 at the annual salary of $2500.00 Sheila will be on a trial basis until March 1, 2011 and at that time will be re-evaluated.  After a successful evaluation, Sheila will be compensated and additional annual salary of $500.00.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Joint 28E Chickasaw/Mitchell Targeted Case Management Board convened at 9:40 AM via a conference call: Present at Chickasaw County was Supervisors: John Andersen, Arnie Boge, Rick Holthaus, Sherry Mattke, Virgil Pickar and Auditor Joan Knoll.  Present at Mitchell County were Supervisors Bob Marreel, Joel Voaklander, Stan Walk and Auditor Lowell Tesch, CPC/TCM director Sheila Kobliska and Tammy Morris.

 

Sheila reviewed FY 10 Actual Cost Report for Targeted Case Management.

 

Motion by Marreel, Seconded by Holthaus to approve the FY 10 Actual Cost Report for Targeted Case Management.  Roll Call: Chickasaw County: All Ayes.  Mitchell County:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Sheila informed the Boards that the applications for Targeted Case Manager and PT secretarial positions are coming in. Megan and Sheila will start the interview process next week for the targeted case manager position.

 

Meeting adjourned at 9:45 AM.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Pickar to enter into an Interim Assistance Reimbursement Agreement between Iowa Department of Human Services and Chickasaw County on behalf of the Veterans Affairs.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Data Processing Manager Doug Welton presented paper bids for 40 cases of papers as follows: Riley’s Inc. $37.35 per case and Office World $36.00 per case.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Holthaus to approve the purchase of 40 cases of paper from Office World in the amount of $36.00 per case.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

The Board discussed the “Social Host” ordinance and hearings. Also present were: Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel, Liz DeJoode, and Staci Schutte.

 

Discussion followed.  Comments from the Board of Supervisors.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to waive the second and third readings of the proposed “social host” ordinance as allowed by Code of Iowa Section 331.302. Roll Call: Ayes: Holthaus, Andersen, and Pickar. Nays: Mattke and Boge.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to adopt the proposed “social host” ordinance as presented by the Chickasaw County Attorney.  Roll Call: Ayes: Holthaus, Andersen, and Pickar. Nays: Mattke and Boge.  Motion Carried.

 

Supervisor Holthaus update the Board of the Northeast Iowa Community Action meeting held on September 27, 2010.

 

The Board discussed Chickasaw County Tourism Coordinator position. The Board will place on the agenda to set date for a joint meeting with Chickasaw County  Tourism committee and stakeholders.

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

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

 

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

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Holthaus to approve and place of file First Judicial District Department of Correctional Services Report ending June 30, 2010. Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Received and filed Emergency Management Hazmat Revenue Report for the  FY 2010-2011.

 

Received and filed Emergency Management Hazmat Revenue report for the 1st  quarter FY 2010-2011.

 

Received and filed Emergency Management Revenue Report for the 1st quarter FY 2010-2011.

 

Received and filed Emergency Management Revenue Report for the month of September 2010.

 

Received and filed Sanitation Revenue Report for the month of September, 2010.

 

Received and filed Sanitation Revenue Report for the 1st  quarter FY 2010-2011.

 

Received and filed E-911 Revenue Report for the 1st quarter FY 2010-2011.

  

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at 11:45AM. 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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