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Monday, September 19, 2011 - Tuesday, September 20, 2011

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

 SEPTEMBER 19 & 20, 2011

 

The Board convened on Monday, September 19, 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. Also present was a member from the media.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for September 19 & 20, 2011. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve board minutes of September 12, 13 & 16, 2011.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

State Senator Mary Jo Wilhelm met with the Board to discuss any concerns that the Board would like the legislature to review in 2012 session. Also present was CPC/TCM/GA Director Sheila Kobliska.  Three topics that the 2012 legislature will review are: MH-DD Redesign, Commercial property tax relief and education.   The Board also discussed with Senator Wilhelm their concerns regarding the maintenance and upkeep of county roads.

 

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 work and permits in various areas; nighttime sign survey; signs, road closures; spot rocking in various locations; mowing hard surfaces and gravel roads; spraying willows, brush; motorgraders blading gravels all week; bridge repair in various locations; continued bridge work at Groves; GTCAC meeting in Waterloo, District 2 engineers meeting at Kossuth City on Thursday.

 

County Engineer Dusten Rolando reviewed the underground utility construction permit for Mark Bruening with the Board.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Byrne to approve the underground utility construction permit for Mark Bruening (placing 15 inch pipe through two intersections on 160th Street and 150th Street and one driveway on Odessa Avenue).  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Health & Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock met with the Board

to discuss the seasonal flu vaccine for county employees and spouses for fall of 2011.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to approve proposal one for seasonal flu vaccine charge for county employees and spouse for the fall of 2011.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  The charge for the county employee will be paid by the County and the charge for employee spouse will be $12.50.  Dates for the County Employees and Spouse are scheduled for October 3, 2011 from 7:30 AM-1:00 PM and October 10, 2011 from 11:00 AM 4:30 PM at the Community Services Building Meeting Room.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Byrne to received and place on file first judicial district department of correctional services statement of receipts and disbursements for FY 2010-2011 as per Iowa Code Section Chapter 905.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

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

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 with all members present:  Pickar, Zoll, Holthaus, Andersen and Byrne.    The meeting was called to order by Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed.

 

Chickasaw County Tourism Coordinator/Director Mary Schrandt-Prouty met with the

Board to discuss the county tourism website and potential grants. Mary Schrandt-Prouty applied and received a $200.00 scholarship from Eastern Iowa Tourism (EITA).  Mary Schrandt-Prouty applied for an EITA grant and the Chickasaw County Community Foundation to help offset the costs of printing brochures.

 

The Board reviewed the Order for a written request from Doreen Cook requesting a recount of votes cast for the office of Fredericksburg School Board Director.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve the Order for a recount of the votes cast for the Fredericksburg School Election held on September 13, 2011 for the office of Fredericksburg School Board Director.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Supervisor Andersen discussed with the Board the possible value of various written policies for the county.  Examples of a purchasing policy and a personnel evaluation policy were provided.  Discussion followed.  Supervisor Andersen will update the Board at a later time.

 

Jon Scharf, representing Howard R. Green Company, met with the Board for review and update of the fall semi-annual landfill inspection IDNR reporting requirement, with no significant changes.  Also present was Ken Rasing.  Jon Scharf recommended that the saplings should be mowed or sprayed.

 

Ken Rasing met with the Board to discuss floodplain information from FEMA. Ken Rasing informed the Board that the newspaper publication (Sept 19, 2011 issue) gives residents the opportunity to review the floodplain information, contact information and website information.  After 90 days, the maps will be in place and Ken Rasing will begin the process of updating the related ordinance(s).

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Don Kurtenbach- High Point. (ID#60832) in Section 13 of New Hampton Township located at

2798 210th Street, Lawler, IA 52154.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Randy Burgart (ID#65016) in Section 8 of Dresden Township located at 2676 Mission Avenue, New Hampton, IA 50659.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for SFF Finisher (ID#) in Section 17 of Washington Township located at 150th Avenue, New Hampton, IA 50659.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Lantow-Site 2 (ID#59760) in Section 12 of Dresden Township located at 2796 206th Street, Fredericksburg, IA 50630.

 

Received and filed Chickasaw Township Annual Report for Receipts and Disbursements for FY 2010-11.

 

Received and filed Dresden Township Annual Report for Receipts and Disbursements for FY 2010-11.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to adjourn the meeting at 12:05 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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