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Monday, June 06, 2011 - Tuesday, June 07, 2011

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

 JUNE 6 & 7, 2011

 

The Board convened on Monday, June 6, 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 June 6 & 7, 2011.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to approve board minutes of May 30, 31 & June 2, 2011.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Health and Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock met with the Board to introduce the Strategic Planning Framework State Incentive Grant (SPF SIG) coordinator Betsy Roesler, who will work with the Chickasaw County Coalition for Preventing Underage Drinking (CCCPUD).  Betsy Roesler discussed with the Board her background experience and education for the position and some of her goals she hopes to achieve.  Kathy Babcock gave departmental update and staffing changes.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve the Resolution to amend departmental Appropriations.  Roll Call: All Ayes.  Motion Carried. RESOLUTION TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS RESOLUTION NO. 06-06-11-18

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors approved a Departmental Appropriations

Resolution on June 22, 2010 for all departments of 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:  Decrease County Mental Health in the amount of $4,000.00; Decrease Clerk of Court in the amount of $1,437.00; and Increase SPF-SIG  in the amount of $5,437.00 with no increase in current fiscal year taxes. PASSED, APPROVED, AND ADOPTED this 6th day of June, 2011. AYES: /ss/ Virgil M. Pickar Jr., Chairman, Board of Supervisors, Rick Holthaus; Tim Zoll, John Andersen, Jason Byrne: NAYS: None. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll Auditor

DEPARTMENT                   BEFORE               INCREASE/                  AFTER

                                         AMENDMENT           DECREASE               AMENDMENT

 

County Mental Hlth       $1,082,501.00                 $-4,000.00                 $1,078,501.00

 

Clerk of Court                $     63,350.00                 $-1,437.00                 $     61,913.00

 

SPF-SIG Grant                                .00                  $ 5,437.00                 $       5,437.00

 

SERVICE AREA:

 

PHYSICAL HLTH-      $1,410,026.00                                 0                 $1,410,026.00

SOCIAL SERV.

 

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; signing repairs, signs to Ionia and Alta Vista; signing survey started in the NW ¼ of the county; blades out all week; V-18 durapatch and other routes; Division 1 contract rock hauling started; bridge repair; patching concrete bridge decks; sawing for concrete patches; USGS station removed at Chickasaw bridge, etc.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Holthaus to approve the permit for Windstream Communications to place buried cable in the county right of way along 300th Street in Fredericksburg Township.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Ken Rasing met with the Board to discuss the Northeast Iowa Telephone Co. claim.

 

CPC/TCM/GA Director Sheila Kobliska met with the Board for a departmental update.

 

County Attorney Pat Wegman met with the Board to discuss litigation matters. Also present was assistant county attorney Mark Huegel.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Byrne to go into closed session according to Iowa Code Section 21.5(1) (c) at 10:50 AM Roll Call:  All Ayes.   Motion Carried.

 

Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to exit closed session at 11:10AM   Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Conservation Director Brian Moore met with the Board to discuss the Price Wildlife Habitat Property.  Also present were Conservation Board member Bill Raine, Roger Tiemessen, Duane Schwickerath, William Schwickerath, Howard County Conservation Director Harold Chapman, Suzanne Brownell, Mark Schwickerath, Nate Schwickerath, County Attorney Pat Wegman, Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel, and a member from the news media.

 

Conservation Director Brian Moore gave a Price Wildlife Habitat Management Plan for the costs of the fencing areas on petition and not on petition which did not include labor. The total fencing costs $33,905.00. Balance for FY 2010-11 budget is $30,060.00 minus $5,000 for expenses leaving a balance of $25,060 to be used for the Price Wildlife Habitat Property.

 

Public comments and discussion followed.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Byrne to sell the Price Wildlife Habitat Property and instruct the County Attorney to proceed selling the property.  Roll Call: Ayes: Byrne, Andersen, Holthaus, Pickar. Nays: Zoll.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to approve fireworks permits for David Lechtenberg.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve fireworks permits for Deborah Christensen.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Holthaus to approve fireworks permits for Randy Leach.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Holthaus to adjourn the meeting at 12:15 PM.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, June 7, 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 and Chief Deputy Todd Miller met with the Board to discuss and review quotes for stock cabinets for the Deputy’s Offices of the Jail building.  Quotes were received from LS Supply & Rental LLC for $1,780.09; Superior Lumber in New Hampton for $1,569.00; Superior Lumber in Fredericksburg for $ $1714.44; and Cash Inc. in Lawler for $7,810.00. 

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve Resolution for Interfund Operating Transfer.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION 06-07-11-19

RESOLUTION FOR INTERFUND OPERATING TRANSFER WHEREAS, it is desired to authorize the County Auditor to periodically transfer funds from the Rural Services Basic Fund to the Ambulance Fund during the FY 2011-2012 budget year, and WHEREAS, said transfers 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, Iowa, as follows: 1.  The total maximum transfers from the Rural Services Basic Fund to the Ambulance Road Fund for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011 shall not exceed $12,500.00.  2.  The amount of any transfer shall not exceed available fund balances 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 transfers.  PASSED, APPROVED, and adopted this 7th day of June, 2011 the vote thereon being as follows: AYES: /ss/ Virgil M. Pickar Jr., Chairman, Board of Supervisors, Rick Holthaus; Tim Zoll, John Andersen, Jason Byrne: NAYS: None. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll Auditor

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve Resolution for Interfund Operating Transfers. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION 06-07-11-20 RESOLUTION FOR INTERFUND OPERATING TRANSFERS WHEREAS, it is desired to authorize the County Auditor to periodically transfer funds from the General Basic Fund to the Ambulance Fund and the General Basic Fund to the General Supplemental Fund during the FY 2011-2012 budget year, and WHEREAS, said transfers 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, Iowa, as follows: 1. The total maximum transfers from the General Basic Fund to the Ambulance Fund for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011 shall not exceed $12,500; the General Basic Fund to the General Supplement Fund for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011 shall not exceed $750,000.  2.  The amount of any transfer shall not exceed available fund balances 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 transfers. PASSED, APPROVED, and adopted this 7th day of June, 2011 the vote thereon being as follows: AYES: /ss/ Virgil M. Pickar Jr., Chairman, Board of Supervisors, Rick Holthaus; Tim Zoll, John Andersen, Jason Byrne: NAYS: None. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll Auditor

                                                                                   

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Zoll to approve Resolution for Interfund Operating Transfers.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION 06-07-11-21

RESOLUTION FOR INTERFUND OPERATING TRANSFER  WHEREAS, it is desired to authorize the County Auditor to periodically transfer funds from the Rural Services Basic Fund to the Secondary Road Fund during the FY 2011-2012 budget year, and

WHEREAS, said transfers 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, Iowa, as follows: 1. The total maximum transfers from the Rural Services Basic Fund to the Secondary Road Fund for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011 shall not exceed $1,431,208.00.  2.  The amount of any transfer shall not exceed available fund balances 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 transfers.  PASSED, APPROVED, and adopted this 7th day of June, 2011 the vote thereon being as follows: AYES: /ss/ Virgil M. Pickar Jr., Chairman, Board of Supervisors, Rick Holthaus; Tim Zoll, John Andersen, Jason Byrne: NAYS: None. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll Auditor

 

Chickasaw County Tourism Coordinator Mary Schrandt-Prouty met with Board for a progress report and discussed the renewal contract for FY 2011-12.  The Board deferred action until next Board’s meeting.

 

 

Supervisor Andersen left at 10:25 AM for an appointment.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll upon the recommendation of Chief Deputy Todd Miller to approve the quote from Superior Lumber of New  Hampton in the amount of $1,569.00 for the purchase of  stock cabinets for the deputies’ offices in the jail building.

Roll Call: Ayes: Byrne, Zoll, Holthaus, Pickar.  Absent: Andersen.  Motion Carried.

 

The Board allowed claims

 

Brian Moore met with the Board for an update on the Conservation Meeting held on June 6, 2011.

 

County Attorney Pat Wegman met with the Board for a departmental update.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for 3 G Hogs LLC (ID# 65458) in Section 32 of Washington Township located on 1728 180th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for C & N Livestock Farms, LLC (ID# 65457) in Section 28 of Washington Township located on 180th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for C & N Farms Site 1 (ID# 65992) in Section 1 of Niles Township located on 3360 130th Street, Charles City, IA 50616.

 

 

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn the meeting at 12:08 PM.  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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