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Monday, December 05, 2011 - Tuesday, December 06, 2011

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

DECEMBER 5 & 6, 2011

 

The Board convened on Monday, December 5, 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 Byrne to approve agenda for December 5 & 6, 2011.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to approve board minutes of November 28 & 29, 2011.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

The Supervisors discussed their District 2 meeting on Thursday, December 1, 2011.

 

Supervisor Holthaus discussed with the Board a resident concerns regarding two dead trees located on the Johnny Walnut Seed property.  The resident would like the trees cut down before the trees could possibly fall down on his garage.  Supervisor Holthaus will contact the conservation department regarding the matter.

 

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; sign repair in various areas all week; dressing trucks with winter equipment; sign survey completed; blades out pulling rock in; brushing in various areas; put snow fence up; Heartland Ins, Risk Pool safety meeting; uniform quotes being finalized; R.O.W. bridge on 260th Street continuing progress; budget, smart working on; entrance permits; ditch cleaning; Saturday 7 one-ways started at 5:30 AM and finished 9:00 AM; Sunday one-ways started at 5:30 AM and finished 10:30 AM; bridge repairs in various areas; Bridge 1211 on Vanderbilt and 240th rip rap; etc.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to acknowledge the change of status for Elizabeth Smith from part-time on call to part-time scheduled homemaker aide effective November 1, 2011 as per Local Board of Health minutes dated November 1, 2011.  Roll Call: All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

The Board reviewed the letter dated November 30, 2011 from the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation regarding the Troyna Property Real Estate Transaction.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to acknowledge the letter from the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation to waive the requirement to enter into a real estate contract stated in the repurchase agreement until March 1, 2012 for the Troyna Property and place it on file.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

The Board reviewed the County Farm Lease.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Holthaus  to enter into the 3rd and final year on the county farm lease with Gordon Davis Jr.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at 12:03 PM.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 with the following members present:  Pickar, Holthaus, Andersen and Byrne.  Absent:  Zoll.   The meeting was called to order by Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed.

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Christensen Farms Midwest LLC (ID#58128) in Section 36 of Bradford Township located at 1529 310 Street, Nashua, IA 50658.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Holthaus to adjourn the meeting at 11:40 A.M.  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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