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Monday, June 27, 2011 - Tuesday, June 28, 2011

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

 JUNE 27 & 28, 2011

 

The Board convened on Monday, June 27, 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 June 27 & 28, 2011.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Zoll to approve board minutes of June 20 & 21, 2011.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Conservation Director Brian Moore and County Attorney Pat Wegman met with the Board to discuss appraisal services for the Price Wildlife Habitat Property.  Brian Moore will contact the DNR regarding the letter dated July 20, 2011 for further information and update the Board at Tuesday’s meeting of his findings.

 

County Attorney Pat Wegman and Conservation Director Brian Moore reviewed and discussed the Washington Twp invoice.  It was the consensus of the Board to direct Brian Moore to compose a letter denying the claim and send to the landowner’s attorney.

 

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; V-18 Closed today; sign inventory review; hauling rock into yard; mowing gravels in various areas; hard surface mowing on east and west side; spot rocking in various locations; blading off and on gravels; bridge 3100 repair; V-14 PCC patching completed; PCC patching on V-18 and V-48; mussel study on Groves and Usher Bridges; final budget numbers.

 

Engineer reviewed the join engineering services contract with Floyd County in the amount of $104,213.37 for FY 2011-2012 which is 50 % reimbursement by Chickasaw County.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to approve and authorize Chairman signature on joint engineering services contract on behalf of Dusten Rolando PE, with Floyd County in the amount of $104,213.37 for FY 2011-2012.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

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

Sheila Kobliska informed the Board that she is advertising for part-time secretarial position 24 hrs/wk; general assistance client services have increased slightly.

 

Sheila Kobliska also discussed the provider contract with INRTC.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to enter into an agreement with Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments (INRTC) for FY 2011-2012 and authorize chairman signature.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve fireworks permit for Cathy Skoda.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to approve fireworks permit for Sue Burgart.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve the amendment to FY 2011-2012 departmental appropriations resolution. Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS RESOLUTION NO. 06-27-11-25  WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors approved a Departmental Appropriations Resolution on June 21, 2011 for all departments of the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011 in accordance with Section 331.434, Subsection 6, Code of Iowa, and WHEREAS, the appropriations approved on June 21, 2011 are hereby amended in accordance with the attached sheet, for the following reasons:  Decrease Public Health and Home Care Services in the amount of $10,000.00 and Increase SPF-SIG in the amount of $10,000.00 with no increase in current fiscal year taxes. PASSED, APPROVED, AND ADOPTED this 27th day of June, 2011. AYES: /ss/ Virgil M. Pickar, Jr. Chairman, Rick Holthaus, Tim Zoll, John Andersen, Jason Byrne.  NAYS:  None

ATTEST:  /ss/Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

DEPARTMENT                   BEFORE               INCREASE/                  AFTER

                                         AMENDMENT           DECREASE               AMENDMENT

Public Health &             $1,078,394.00                 $-10,000.00                 $1,068,394.00

Home Care Serv.

SPF-SIG Grant                                .00                  $ 10,000.00                  $    10,000.00

 

SERVICE AREA:

PHYSICAL HLTH-       $1,411,252.00                                 0                 $1,411,252.00

SOCIAL SERV.

 

The Board discussed the IRS mileage rate increase for serving civil papers.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Holthaus to increase IRS mileage rate from $.51 to$.55.5 per mile effective July 1, 2011 thru December 31, 2011.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board for a departmental update.  Topics included: Changing the flags at the Community Services Bldg, Jail Bldg and Courthouse from 2 times a year to 3 times a year; Dave Randall from Randall Construction for Tuckpointing Phase III for courthouse is scheduled to begin the Spring of 2012; elevator update-Community Services Bldg project on the two entrances; etc.

 

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

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, June 21, 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. 

 

Public Health and Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock met with the Board for a departmental update.  Also present was Elizabeth Smith. Kathy Babcock informed the Board that the nurses’ caseload increased and the homemakers have been steady.

 

Conservation Director Brian Moore met with the Board for clarification on the DNR’s letter dated June 20, 2011 for the disposal of Price Wildlife Area.  County Conservation Board (CCB) would be required to obtain the yellow book or USPAP appraisal for current market value on the property being sold and Chickasaw County would have two years to purchase a replacement property using the yellow book or USPAP appraisal or 75% of the proceeds from the sale of the property would be returned to the State.  Brian Moore and Pat Wegman will meet with the DNR in August.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to acknowledge the resignation of Nicole Reicks as Assistant Director/Home Care Manager effective July 8, 2011.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to acknowledge the hiring of Jane Wolf as part-time scheduled nurse at the rate of $18.00 per hour for 16-24 hours per week with an increase of $.50 cents per hour after the completion of six months probationary period effective June 20, 2011.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Zoll to acknowledge the hiring of Elizabeth Smith as part-time on call homemaker aide at the rate of $9.00 per hour with an increase of $.50 cents per hour after the completion of six months probationary period effective June 26, 2011.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Data Processing Manager Doug Welton met with the Board to present  bids for 40 cases of paper, as follows:  Riley’s Inc.  $36.80 per case and Office World $34.50 per case          .

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Holthaus to approve the bid for the purchase of 40 cases of paper from Office World in the amount of $1380.00. Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Holthaus to approve fireworks permit for Jeremy Winter. Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Byrne to approve fireworks permit for Grant Pacovsky. Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to approve fireworks permit for Joyce Hasting. Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Heartland Insurance Risk Pool Consultant Judy Funk met with Board to review the FY 2011-2012 Insurance Renewal.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Byrne to approve the FY 2011-2012 Insurance Renewal.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Bruce Bucheit-BLRRR, LLC-Watt Site (ID# 65458) in Section 22 of New Oregon Township located on 22750 150th Street, Cresco, IA 52136.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Schulz Farm Partnership-South Farm (ID# 62397) in Section 22 of New Hampton Township located on 2271 Pembroke Ave., New Hampton, IA 50659.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Schulz Farm Partnership-Home Farm (ID# 58254) in Section 15 of New Hampton Township located on 2581 220th St, New Hampton, IA 50659.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Ionia Pigs, Inc. (ID# 60072) in Section 22 of Richland Township located on 1969 290th Street, Ionia, IA 50645.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Reicksview Farms-Amber Site (New Site) in Section 22 of Jacksonville Township located on 100th Street, Lawler, IA 52154.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to adjourn the meeting at 11:40 AM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 ____________________________________

Virgil M. Pickar, Jr. Chairman   

 Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

 

____________________________________

Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 

 
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