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Monday, May 16, 2011 - Tuesday, May 17, 2011

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

 MAY 16, & 17, 2011

 

The Board convened on Monday, May 16, 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 Byrne to approve agenda for May 16 & 17, 2011.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Holthaus to approve board minutes of May 9 & 10, 2011.   Roll Call:  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; maintenance of gravel roads; ditch cleaning in various spots; culvert survey; entrance permits; culvert repair at several locations; signal and rigging class on Friday; mixing sand and salt, order last of salt; service fire extinguishers; used durapatch machine in the Protivin area; repair signs as needed; blades out all week; spot rocking in various areas; edge rutting at various locations; dust control; brushing all week; bridge recertification class; rock gradation, Crowe Quarry; budget amendment FY 11 today, etc.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Holthaus to approve the permit for Butler County REC to place buried cable in the county right of way thru Durham Avenue between sections 2 & 3 in Bradford Township.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne 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 was the County Engineer Dusten Rolando.

 

No oral or written comments were received from the public.

 

Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to close the public hearing at 10:45 AM

Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to adopt and authorize Chairman Signature on the FY 2010-2011 county budget amendment.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Zoll to adopt Resolution to amend departmental appropriations.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS RESOLUTION NO. 05-16-11-16

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: County Attorney Fire and Relocation Costs: $22,411.00; County Attorney and Sheriff’s- Increase in Health Insurance: $10,420.00; Animal Rescue Costs: $8,995.00; Sanitation- Relocation Costs: $5200.00 and  Increase in Health Ins: $430.00; Nurse-Bioterrorism Grant: $20,517.00; Veteran’s Affair Director/Administrator Salary and Benefits: $531.00; MH-DD Building- Increase in Custodial Supplies and Services: $500.00; Conservation- Increase in Health Ins.:$540.00; Secondary Road-Diesel Fuel Costs: $15,000 and Snow Removal Salaries and Benefits: $85,000; Recorder-Increase in Health Insurance: $320.00; Twp Clerks and Trustee-Compensation costs: $700.00; Courthouse-Increase in Benefits: $600.00; Tort Liability Insurance increase $1,650.00 Data Processing-Equipment-Attorney-Veteran Affairs-Secondary Road-training: $16,481.00; Troyna Property-down payment on purchase: $213,305.00; Bridge replacement and Day Labor: ($842,000.00) Chickasaw-Mitchell 28E Agreement ( Trust and Agency)-Equipment repairs, custodial services, new copier, electricity, telephone and increase in health ins.: $25,084.00  with no increases in current fiscal year taxes.  PASSED, APPROVED, AND ADOPTED this 16th day of May, 2011. AYES: /ss/ Virgil M. Pickar Jr., Chairman, Rick Holthaus, Tim Zoll, John Andersen, Jason Byrne NAYS: None.  ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

FY 2010-2011 BUDGET AMENDMENT –NO. 2

 

DEPARTMENT                                  BEFORE                           INCREASE/                         AFTER

                                                         AMENDMENT                     DECREASE                  AMENDMENT

 

ATTORNEY                                       227,882                                      22,831                              250,713

SHERIFF                                          1,027,008                                 18,995                           1,046,003                  RECORDER                                       122,793                                           320                               123,113

VETERANS AFFAIRS                        38,810                                           531                                 39,341

CONSERVATION                              551,693                                    213,845                               765,538

SECONDARY ROAD                      5,272,353                                  (742,000)                           4,530,353

PUBLIC HLTH &

  HOME CARE SERV.                     1,066,578                                      20,517                            1,087,095

SANITATION                                       98,595                                         5,630                              104,225

TWP CLERK-TRUSTEES                     3,600                                            700                                   4,300

GENERAL SERVICES                       599,480                                         2,250                               601,730

DATA PROCESSING                         185,680                                        16,481                              202,161

MH-DD BUILDING                                3,165                                            500                                  3,665

SERVICE AREA:

PUBLIC SAFETY-LEGAL SERV   1,458,501                                        41,826                           1,500,327

PHYSICAL HLTH-SOCIAL

  SERV.                                             1,383,348                                         26,678                           1,410,026

MH, MR & DD                                 1,068,570                                              500                           1,069,070

CO. ENVIRONMENT-

 EDUCATION                                     769,215                                              540                              769,755

ROADS & TRANSPORTATION    4,208,135                                       100,000                           4,308,135

GOVERNMENT SERV-

  RESIDENTS                                     366,052                                            1,020                              367,072

ADMINISTRATION                       1,344,424                                          18,731                           1,363,155

CAPITAL PROJECTS                     1,314,218                                       (628,695)                            685,523

 

TRUST & AGENCY

CHICKASAW-MITCHELL               413,924                                           25,084                             439,008

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT                                                                                                        61,436

 

Dusten Rolando reviewed with the Board the FY 2010-2011 IDOT Secondary Road Budget Amendment.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to approve FY 2010-2011 IDOT Secondary Road Budget Amendment.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Supervisor Andersen discussed and reviewed with the Board an amendment to the Chickasaw County Employee Handbook, Section VII Page 1 and 2 “Resolving Disagreements” to include the Board of Health Board and Chickasaw County Conservation Board. This addition will provide employees to go their governing board to assist in resolving disagreements.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to insert the recommended amendment in the Chickasaw County Handbook, Section VII Page 1 and 2 “Resolving Disagreements.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

          

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to adjourn the meeting at 11:55 AM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, May 17, 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. 

 

Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board for a department update.

 

Dave Gorman discussed with the Board to repair or buy new toilet/sinks for the

Jail building.  It was the consensus of the Board that Dave Gorman draws up specs for the toilets/sinks and further research the project and give the Board a progress report at a later date.

 

Supervisor Pickar left at 9:50 AM.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to approve the fireworks permit for Paul J. Mashek.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Supervisor Pickar returned at 10:35 AM.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to approve the Resolution authorizing $1,000.00 expenditure for New Hampton Community School and FFA Local Foods Project.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION NO. 05-17-11-17

AUTHORIZING $1,000.00 EXPENDITURE FOR NEW HAMPTON COMMUNITY SCHOOLS AND FFA LOCAL FOODS PROJECT

WHEREAS, the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors desires to promote New Hampton Community Schools and FFA local foods project to help students recognize healthy choices in foods available and grown in containers, backyards or locally. WHEREAS, the New Hampton Community Schools and FFA local foods project calls for a two phase project for the construction of a 30’ x 96’ high tunnel greenhouse and a horticultural greenhouse learning facility 21’ x 48’.             WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has considered the one-time $1,000.00 funding request by New Hampton Community Schools and FFA local foods project.         NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED, by the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors this 17th day of May, 2011 to adopt this Resolution for an expenditure of $1,000.00 to be paid out of the Economic Development General Basic Fund to New Hampton Community School and FFA local foods project toward the irrigation system and controls for the 21’ x 48’ horticultural greenhouse learning facility. BE IT RESOLVED, by the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors that the County Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to issue a warrant for $1,000.00 to New Hampton Community Schools and FFA local foods project. Passed and adopted this 17th day of May, 2011.  AYES: /ss/ Virgil M. Pickar Jr., Chairman, Rick Holthaus, Tim Zoll, John Andersen, Jason Byrne NAYS: NONE.  ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Chickasaw County Auditor

 

The Board discussed Reload IA Program Funding Request.  It was the consensus of the Board to act on this funding request at the next week meeting.

 

Economic Development President Michael Kennedy met with the Board to discuss economic development.  Also present was County Attorney Pat Wegman.  Discussion followed. 

 

County Attorney Pat Wegman met with the Board to discuss and review monthly law book services contract.  

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Diemer  Veterinary PC. (ID# 65984) in Section 15 of Washington Township located at 1948 150th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 ____________________________________

Virgil M. Pickar, Jr. Chairman

Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

 

____________________________________

Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 
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