The Board convened on Monday, July 25, 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 July 25 & 26, 2011. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve board minutes of July 18 & 19, 2011.Roll Call:All Ayes.Motion Carried.
Treasurer Sue Breitbach met with the Board to discuss the Health Insurance Investment CD renewal.Discussion followed.
Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Andersen to approve and authorize health insurance CD investment renewal with First State Bank in Nashua at 1.05% for 13 months for approximately $58,264.69. 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; permits in various area; safety meeting for the remainder of employees; signing, closing roads; sign repairs as needed; sign inventory; mowed lawns at shops; contract rock on Wednesday; spot rocking in various areas; day labor for bridge 2500, tanker cars; bridge repair; rock gradation at various quarries; pavement markings; etc.
Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Byrne to approve the permit for Windstream Communications to place buried cable in the county right of way along the south side of 100th Street from Union Avenue west.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Supervisor Holthaus updated the Board of the Heartland Insurance meeting on Thursday, July 21, 2011.
Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at .Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board convened on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 with the following members present:Pickar, Zoll, Holthaus, Andersen, Byrne.The meeting was called to order by Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed.
Conservation Director Brian Moore met with the Board for a departmental update. Also present conservation board member Tom Bernatz.Topics included: Twin ponds project, Airport Lake Park Project, and future projects at the Twin ponds nature center.
Supervisor Holthaus gave an update on the Northeast Iowa Community Action meeting held July 25, 2011.
SPF-SIG prevention coordinator Elizabeth Roesler met with the Board to give a progress report on the grant and asked the Board to address, support or promote alcohol and other drug prevention.Elizabeth Roesler will prepare the documents for the Board.
Received and filed Utica Township Annual Receipts and Disbursements Reports for FY 2010-2011.
The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Ashwood Creek LLC-Amber Site-New Site in Section 22 of Jacksonville Township located on 100th Street, Lawler, IA52154.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn the meeting at .Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.