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Monday, April 25, 2011 - Tuesday, April 26, 2011

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

 APRIL 25 & 26, 2011

 

The Board convened on Monday, April 25, 2011 with all members present:  Pickar, Byrne, Holthaus, Andersen, and Zoll.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed.  

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to approve agenda for April 25 & 26, 2011.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to approve board minutes of April 18 & 19, 2011.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board to discuss the hiring of part time on call custodian.  Discussion followed.  The job description, ad, and application will be on the

Website. The ad will be in the New Hampton and Nashua Reporter and also posted in the courthouse, jail building and the community services building.  The deadline is May 13, 2011 at 4:30 PM.

 

Dave Gorman also discussed purchasing three locks for the jail building.  It was the consensus of the Board that Dave Gorman purchases three locks for the jail building.

 

Donna Pearce met with the Board to discuss the Raleigh Hill road agreement.

 

The County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.  Topics included:  maintenance and service of vehicles; maintenance of gravel roads; fixing signs, replaced box on #39; fixing mailboxes; servicing small equipment; blades out in various areas, spot blading; hearing tests; spot rocking in various areas; brushing in various areas; bridge inspection; entrance permits; ditch cleaning permits; T76 an B57 preliminary plans submitted; wellness screening; review budget FY 11; crane flagging, rigging; oil quote review, etc.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Byrne to approve the permit for Windstream Communications Inc. to place buried cable in the county right of way along Quinlan Avenue between Sections 11 and 12 in New Hampton Township.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Assessor Doug Welton met with the Board to review and approve the 2011 Slough Bill applications for property tax exemption through the Soil Conservation Slough Bill approval process.  Iowa law allows a 10% increase each year with the first year starting at 3,000 acres (in 1986).  The County has 4,292.80 acres as of January 1, 2011 versus an acre count of 4,373.97 as of January 1, 2010.  This is a decrease of 81.17 acres.  The present amount of acres that are allowed in the county is 5,314 acres.  Thirteen applicants failed to complete 2011 renewal and were disallowed the exemption.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Zoll to approve the list as presented for 2011 slough bill applications and authorize Chairman Signature to sign notifications to thirteen         property owners not renewing 2011 slough bill applications.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

CPC/TCM Director Sheila Kobliska met with the Board to review and discuss the projected cost report for case management.

 

Motion by Andresen, Seconded by Byrne to adjourn the meeting at 12:35 PM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 with all members present:  Pickar, Zoll, Holthaus, Byrne, and Andersen. .  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed. 

 

Land Use Coordinator Jill Brincks met with the Board to review and approve minor subdivision.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Holthaus to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on approving the minor subdivision for Don Kurtenbach.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.

Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION 04-26-11-13: A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF Parcel B in the N½-NW¼ of Section 15, Township 91N, Range 12W Chickasaw County, Iowa.  WHEREAS, ON THE 26th, DAY OF APRIL, 2011, at a regular meeting by the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of Parcel B in the N ½ -NW ¼ of Section 15, Township 91N, Range 12W Chickasaw County, Iowa.  WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of Parcel B in the N ½-NW ¼ of Section 15, Township 91N, Range 12W 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 Chairman is hereby directed to certify this Resolution of Approval.  PASSED AND APPROVED on this 26th day of April, 2011. /ss/ Virgil M. Pickar Jr. Chairman, Board of Supervisors.  ATTEST:  /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

Data Processing Manager Doug Welton met with the Board to discuss the Sterling Solutions Inc-VIMS software and maintenance agreement for the Veterans Affairs Office.

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

The Joint 28 E Chickasaw-Mitchell Targeted Case Management Board convened at 10:00 AM via conference call:  Present at Chickasaw County was Supervisors:  Tim Zoll, Jason Byrne, Rick Holthaus, Virgil Pickar Jr., Auditor Joan E. Knoll and CPC/TCM director Sheila Kobliska. Absent: John Andersen.  Present at Mitchell County were Supervisors Bob Marreel, Joel Voaklander, Stan Walk, Auditor Lowell Tesch, and CPC/TCM director Sheila Kobliska.

 

Three quotes were received for a new copier for the Case Management Office in New Hampton as follows: Riley’s $3625.00; Advanced Systems, Inc $2783.00; and Koch Brothers $3954.00.

 

Motion by Walk, Seconded by Holthaus to accept the quote from Advanced Systems, Inc. in the amount of $2783.00 for a copier for the Case Management office in New Hampton.              Roll Call: Chickasaw County:  All Ayes.  Mitchell County:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Sheila Kobliska reviewed and discussed the FY 12 projected Cost Report.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Marreel to approve the FY 12 projected Cost Report.  Roll Call: Chickasaw County:  All Ayes.  Mitchell County:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Marreel, Seconded by Holthaus adjourn the meeting at 10:15 AM.

Roll Call:  Chickasaw County:  All Ayes. Mitchell County:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Ken Rasing met with the Board to review and discuss the 2010 consumer confidence report for the Heritage Residence Water Supply.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to approve the 2010 Water Quality Report

(Consumer Confidence Report) for the Heritage Residence as submitted by Ken Rasing.

Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Received and place on file Chickasaw County Sanitary Landfill Spring 2011 Semi-Annual Sampling Event Report.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Donald Chambers (ID# 58948) in Section 8 of Deerfield Township located at 1195 150th Street

Charles City, IA 50616

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Gary Swestka (ID# 59069) in Section 12 of New Oregon Township located at 19151 York Avenue, Cresco, IA 52136.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Steve Boevers (ID# 64497) in Section 31 of Dresden Township located at 2275 310th Street, Frederika, Iowa 50631.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Lantow Site 1 (ID# 63592) in Section 12 of Dresden Township located at 2706 260th Street, Fredericksburg, IA 50630.

 

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

 

The Board reconvened the meeting at the Chickasaw Event Center at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 with all members present:  Pickar, Zoll, Holthaus, Byrne, and Andersen.   The meeting was called to order by Chairman Pickar

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Zoll to approve the agenda for Tuesday, April 26, 2011.    Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Chairman Pickar gave a presentation: Timeline.

 

Supervisor Andersen gave a presentation: Comments for zoning ordinance.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Byrne to open the public hearing at 7:40 PM on the revisions to the proposed Chickasaw County Zoning Ordinance.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

INRCOG representative Brian Schoon addressed the revisions to the proposed ordinance from the previous hearing and Worksession with the Planning Commission.

 

Public comments.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to close the public hearing at 8:53 PM

Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Byrne to adjourn the meeting at 8:55PM Roll Call:

All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 

 

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Virgil M. Pickar, Jr., Chairman

 Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

 

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Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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