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Monday, June 13, 2011 - Tuesday, June 14, 2011

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

 JUNE 13 & 14, 2011

 

The Board convened on Monday, June 13, 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 Zoll to approve agenda for June 13 & 14, 2011.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Byrne to approve board minutes of June 6 & 7, 2011.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Custodian Dave Gorman and Chief Deputy Todd Miller met with the Board for proposals received for the repairs of four combination lavatory/toilet units for the jail building.    Dave Gorman called other vendors to discuss the project and the date for proposal to be submitted. Dave Gorman only received one proposal.  Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Byrne to accept the proposal from Mick Gage Plumbing & Heating, Inc. in the amount of $5,684.00 for the repairs of four combination lavatory/toilet units for the jail building and authorize Chairman signature.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Todd Miller met with the Board to discuss a camera system for the investigation room of the jail building.  Todd Miller received one proposal from Per Mar Security Services in the amount of $2,877.00 which does not included monitor(s).  Todd Miller stated it would be an additional $458.00 for 2-24” monitors.  Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to enter into a contract and authorize Chairman Signature with Per Mar Security Services in the amount of $2,877.00 for the camera systems and purchase 2-24” monitors in the amount of $458.00.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Supervisor Andersen reviewed with the Board the proposal Chickasaw County Tourism Coordinator/Director contract for FY 2011-2012.

 

The Assistant County Engineer John Murray met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.  Topics included:  maintenance and service of vehicles; maintenance of gravel roads; ditch cleaning, culverts, entrances; concrete patching, sawing cone-patching area on B-44 and V48; 2880 Windsor a tree went down at 3:00 AM on Friday; sign maintenance and sign survey continues; blades out most of the week, patching, rock; mowing paved roads; dura patching continues; bridge repair; bridge inspection and bridge inventory; etc.

 

CPC/TCM/GA Director Sheila Kobliska met with the Board to discuss and review agreement of services with Covenant Clinic Psychiatry.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to enter into agreement of services with Covenant Clinic  Psychiatry as recommended by CPC/TCM/GA Director Sheila Kobliska and authorize Chairman Signature. Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Holthaus to approve Sunday Sales Application for East View Orchard.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board discussed the Reload IA Program Funding Request.  Deferred action until the next Board meeting.

 

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

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, June 14, 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. 

 

Charles City Area Development Corporation Executive Director Timothy Fox met with the Board for approval of resolution and 28E agreement with Floyd County for the establishment of an Enterprise Zone in the Nashua area.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approval of resolution with Floyd County for the relocation of an Enterprise Zone in the Nashua Area.  Roll Call: All Ayes.  Motion Carried. Resolution 06-14-11-22.  RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION BY FLOYD COUNTY, IOWA TO THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REQUESTING RELOCATION OF AN ENTERPRISE ZONE FROM FLOYD COUNTY, IOWA TO CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA AND PROVIDING FOR THE EXEMPTION FROM TAXATION OF THE IMPROVEMENTS MADE BY BUSINESSES WITHIN THE ZONE WHEREAS, Chickasaw County, State of Iowa is a political subdivision organized and existing under the law and the Constitution of the State of Iowa; and WHEREAS, the purpose of 2010 Iowa Code Sections 15E.191 through 15E.196 is to encourage mutual development objectives between communities and private business and to promote economic investment in enterprise zones within the State; and         WHEREAS, the Act and administrative rules adopted by the Iowa Department of Economic Development require a county to approve, by resolution, the relocation of an enterprise zone and the submission of a request for relocation to the Iowa Department of Economic Development Board; and WHEREAS, under the Act, one of the benefits provided to eligible businesses locating within a relocated enterprise zone is a County exemption from taxation of all, or a portion, of the actual value added by improvements to real property that is:  1) directly related to new jobs created by the location or expansion of an eligible business in the zone, and 2) used in the operation of an eligible business within the zone; and WHEREAS, it is the intention of the County to exempt from local taxation a portion of the assessed real estate value added by improvements to the property, beginning the first year the improvements are assessed for taxation in the enterprise zone; and WHEREAS, relocation of Enterprise Zones is rendered possible via Senate File 2183: An Act Relating to the Certification of Enterprise Zones and Incentives and Assistance Under the Enterprise Zone Program and Including Effective Date and Retroactive Applicability Provisions, signed into law by Governor Thomas J. Vilsack 31 May 2006; and WHEREAS, Floyd County, as provided in 2001 Iowa Code Section 15E.192, may relocate an enterprise zone in that portion of Chickasaw County located within the boundaries of the City of Nashua, Iowa. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF CHICKASAW COUNTY AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The County certifies that while it is not an eligible participant under the Act, that portion of Chickasaw County located within the boundaries of the City of Nashua, Iowa is an eligible participant under the Act as Floyd County meets the following distress criteria required by the Act: a) The county has a family poverty rate that ranks among the top twenty-five counties in the state based on the 1990 Census b)The county has experienced a percentage population loss that ranks among the top twenty-five counties in the state between 1990 and 1995 Section 2.Chickasaw County hereby requests enterprise zone relocation from the Iowa Department of Economic Development Board as authorized in 2010 Iowa Code Section 15E.192 and Section 15E.194 and ascribed to by Floyd County, Iowa via Resolution 15-11, passed and adopted 14 June 2011. The legal description of the relocated Enterprise Zone, to be denoted as “Floyd County, Nashua EZ-6A,” comprising 22.46 acres, is: Lot 25 of the Irregular Survey of the SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 17, Township 94 North,         Range 14 [except the North 5 acres and except the North 180 feet of that portion of Lot 25, located South of said North 5 acres; also except commencing at the Southeast corner of said Lot 25, thence North 382 feet along said East line, thence West 125 feet parallel with South line, thence South 100 feet, thence East 25 feet, thence South 150 feet, thence East 34 feet, thence South 132 feet, thence East 66 feet to point of beginning] and also Lot 11 of the Irregular Survey of the SW1/4 of Section 17, Township 94 North, Range 14 West of the 5th P.M., in Chickasaw County, Iowa; AND A tract of land 180 feet wide located between the North 5 acres of Lot 25 on the North and the remainder of Lot 25 on the South, which tract is 180 feet wide running East and West directly across the width of the aforesaid Lot 25 of the Irregular Survey of the SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4; the South 20 rods [except the East 32 rods] of the SW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of the NW 1/4 and the South 20 rods of all East of Railroad right-of-way of NW 1/4 of NW 1/4; and the North 5 acres of Lot 25 of Irregular Survey of SW 1/4 of NW 1/4 of Section 17, Township 94 North, Range 14, West of the 5th P.M. since September 13, 1972 at 8:29 A.M.; AND Part of the W 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of Section 17, Township 94 North, Range 14 West of the 5th P.M. at Nashua, Chickasaw County, Iowa, more particularly described as follows:  Beginning at the intersection of the South line of 66-foot wide Mill Street and a line that lies parallel to and 50 feet Southeasterly from the centerline of the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad Company’s Albert Lea District main track; thence Southwesterly, along said parallel line, being said Southeasterly right-of-way line, 690 feet; thence Northwesterly, at a right angle, 25 feet to a line that lies parallel to and 25 feet Southeasterly from the centerline of said main track; thence Northeasterly, along the last said parallel line, 683 feet, more or less, to said South line of Mill Street; thence Easterly, along said South line, 26 feet, more or less, to the Point of Beginning; AND Beginning at the intersection of the North line of 66-foot wide Mill Street and a line that lies parallel to and 50 feet Southeasterly from the centerline of the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad Company’s Albert Lea District main-track; thence Northeasterly, along said parallel line, being said Southeasterly right-of-way line, 335 feet, thence Northwesterly, at a right angle, 25 feet to a line that lies parallel to and 25 feet Southeasterly from the centerline of said main track; thence Southwesterly, along the last said parallel line, 342 feet, more or less, to said North line of Mill Street; thence Easterly, along said North line, 26 feet, more or less, to the Point of Beginning since May 7, 1980 at 8:29 A.M.; AND Lot 28 of the Irregular Survey of the SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 17, Township 94 Range 14 West of the 5th P.M. in Nashua, Iowa lying East of Iverson’s Addition to Nashua, Iowa and except Lots 1, 2, 3 and 4 of said Lot 28 since September 29, 1980 at 9:41 A.M. all except highways and easements of record.  Section 3.  Chickasaw County will exempt from taxation a portion of the assessed real estate value beginning the year the improvements to real estate are first assessed via the following criteria: One hundred percent (100%) exemption from local taxation of the assessed real estate value added by improvements for ten (10) years Section 4. Chickasaw County shall provide a copy of this resolution to the Iowa Department of Economic Development and shall file this resolution with the Chickasaw County Assessor Section 5.The following officers of the County are hereby authorized to take such further actions as deemed necessary in order to carry into effect the provisions of this resolution: JOHN ANDERSEN, CHICKASAW COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS JASON BYRNE, CHICKASAW COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS  RICHARD HOLTHAUS, CHICKASAW COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS VIRGIL M. PICKAR, JR., CHICKASAW COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TIM ZOLL, CHICKASAW COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS  Section 6. All resolutions and parts thereof in conflict herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict. Section 7. The provisions of this resolution are hereby declared to the severable and if any section, phrase or provision shall for any reason be declared to be invalid, such declaration shall not affect the validity of the remainder of the sections, phrases and provisions thereof Section 8. This resolution shall become effective immediately upon its passage and approval and subsequent approval by the Iowa Department of Economic Development Board Passed and adopted this 14 day of June 2011 /ss/ Virgil M. Pickar, Jr., Chair, Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor, Chickasaw County, Iowa

 

The Board reviewed the written contract for the Chickasaw County Tourism Director/ Coordinator for FY 2011-12.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus  to enter into a contract with Mary Schrandt-Prouty as Chickasaw County Tourism Director/Coordinator for FY 2011-2012 pending the review of the contract with the County Attorney and authorize Chairman Signature.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Received and filed Jendro Sanitation rural recycling report for the month of May and June, 2011.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to adjourn the meeting at 11:50 AM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 

 ____________________________________

Virgil M. Pickar, Jr. Chairman

Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 
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