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Monday, May 30, 2011 - Thursday, June 02, 2011

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

 MAY 30, 31 AND JUNE 2, 2011

 

The Courthouse and offices was closed on Monday, May 30, 2011 in observance of Memorial Day Holiday.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, May 31, 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 Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to approve agenda for May 30, 31, and June 2, 2011.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to approve board minutes of May 23 & 24, 2011.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel met with the Board to discuss and review the Agreement between Chickasaw County and the Conservation Board for the repayment of the $70,000 towards the purchase of the Troyna Property.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Holthaus to enter into the Agreement with the Chickasaw County Conservation Board for the repayment of the $70,000.00 towards the purchase of the Troyna Property and authorize Chairman Signature.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board for a departmental update.  Also present was Chief Deputy Todd Miller.  Dave Gorman stated that Zachary Prouty started working last week; Marv Hackman hopefully will begin the roof repairs on the two entries at the Community Services Building before the end of fiscal year weather permitting; updated the Board on the toilets at the Jail Building.  It was the consensus of the Board that Dave Gorman get quotes from 2 to 3 vendors regarding the 4 toilets at the Jail Building and Dave will present the quotes on June 13, 2011 Board meeting.

 

Todd Miller discussed with the Board a proposal to install stock cabinets in the Deputies offices at the Jail Building and to install one of the wooden doors between the kitchen and the hallway for security purposes.  It was the consensus of the Board that Todd Miller gets quotes from vendors and updates the Board on the progress at the next Board Meeting.

 

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; entrance permits at various locations; ditch cleaning permits; mixed salt and sand; sign repair as needed; sign survey to start; blading all week; division 4 contract rock complete; durapatcher in various areas; division 1 rock started today; patch rock in various areas; cleaning bridge decks, hard surface; marking PCC patching in various locations; bridge inspections, etc.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Pickar  to act on permit for Hawkeye REC to place poles and overhead line in county right of way along 200th Street East of Panora Avenue in Sec. 10, New Hampton Township.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Byrne to act on permit for Hawkeye REC to place a pole and overhead line in county right of way along 165th Street west of Hickory Avenue in Sec. 20, Washington Township.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Dusten Rolando also discussed with the Board that the Engineer’s Association may look into other options for federal funds exchange program for local agencies and will update the Board at a later date.

 

Charles City area Development Corporation Executive Director Tim Fox met with the

Board to discuss the Enterprise Zone in Nashua. Tim Fox discussed the criteria for and Enterprise Zone and asked the Board whether they wish to maintain this Enterprise Zone.

It was the consensus of the Board that Mr. Fox establishes a resolution with Floyd County for the establishment of an Enterprise Zone in the Nashua Area.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to acknowledge the Board of Health motion dated May 10, 2011 for a change of status from scheduled part time to full time for Mandy Kriener effective May 11, 2011.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Linden Creek-Koudelka Site (ID# New Site) in Section 26 of Jacksonville Township located on Pembroke Avenue, Lawler, IA 52154.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Palmersheim Pork Farm (ID# 61606) in Section 31 of Jacksonville Township located at 2225 130th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659.

 

Received and filed E-911 Revenue Report for the month of May, 2011.

 

Received and filed Sanitation Revenue Report for the months of April and May, 2011.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at 11:10 AM.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

At 10:00 AM the Board hosted a community Co-ordination meeting on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at the Community Services Building. 

 

Present at the meeting were Supervisors John Andersen, Virgil Pickar Jr., Rick Holthaus, Jason Byrne, Auditor Joan Knoll, Ken Rasing, Land Use Administrator Jill Brincks, Nashua City Clerk Rebecca Neal, Nashua Mayor John Phyfe, Nashua Council Member Rickard E. Crooks, New Hampton Mayor Darwin Sittig, New Hampton City Clerk Suellen Kolbet, Lawler City Clerk Sue Cutsforth, Alta Vista City Clerk Anna Hucke, Realtor Donna Pierce, Residents Dave Jirak and Rick Boos and a member from the news media.

 

Guest Speakers were FEMA Region VII Floodplain Management and Insurance Branch Julie Grauer, Starr Project Manager Jonathan Johnson, and Department of Natural Resources representative Jason Conn.

 

The purpose of the meeting was to present the new preliminary floodplain maps for Chickasaw County, discuss the information presented on the new maps, solicit comments from Chickasaw County residents and answer any questions regarding the maps.

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:30 AM

 

 

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Virgil M. Pickar, Jr. Chairman   

Board of Supervisors

 

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Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 

 

 
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