Monday, December 26, 2011
- Tuesday, December 27, 2011
COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
DECEMBER 26 & 27, 2011
The Courthouse and offices was closed on Monday, December 26, 2011 in observance of the Christmas Holiday.
The Board convened on Tuesday, December 27, 2011 with all members present:Pickar, Holthaus, Andersen, Zoll and Byrne.The meeting was called to order by Chairman Pickar. Mail was opened and distributed.
Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Byrne to approve agenda for December 26 & 27, 2011with the cancellation of the appointment.Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to approve board minutes of December 19 & 20, 2011.Roll Call:All Ayes.Motion Carried.
Correction to the December 5, 2011 Board Minutes: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 should read Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Andersen to enter into the 3rd and final year on the county farm lease with Gordon Davis Jr.Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried
CountyAttorney Pat Wegman met with the Board for an update on the Price Wildlife Habitat Property.Also present was Conservation Director Brian Moore.
The appointment for the Conservation Board member District 2 position was rescheduled for January 3, 2012 at .
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; culvert survey continues; entrances, ditch cleaning; no calls for on call foreman for December 23-26; Thursday, December 22 AM-one ways out; brushing county wide (brush hog in use); closed 240th Street on Thursday AM for a short time; signing repair and maint.; office work on T-76, BROSCO 19(77) Groves bridge, day labor bridges; 260th Street west of Union Avenue-scraped mud off the roads; washing sanders from use on Thursday, safety inspection list completed; etc.
Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Byrne to approve the purchase of a used 2005 Freightliner truck from Don’s Truck Sales, Inc. in the amount of $23,000.00 to replace the 1992 bridge truck that was totaled at a recent accident. Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board reviewed the Leave of Absence for the Veterans Affairs Director.
Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Holthaus to acknowledge the Leave of Absence from February 1-23, 2012 for Veterans Affairs Director Dave Jacobsen.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board discussed the closure of the fire claim for the CountyAttorney’s office.
Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Byrne to approve the remaining items listed from the fire at the County Attorney’s office in the amount of $2,065.00 and to acknowledge the items listed are Chickasaw County property; the claim will be submitted to the general liability insurance carrier and the check will be deposited in the General Fund-General Services department.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to acknowledge the hiring of Amanda Reuscher as part-time-on-call homemaker aide at $9.00 per hour with an increase of $.50 cents per hour after the completion of the probationary periodas per union contract effective December 16, 2011 and as per Local Board of Health minutes dated December 6, 2011.
Land Use Administrator Jill Brincks met with the Board to review and approve minor subdivision.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on approving the minor subdivision for Joe Leibold.Roll Call:All Ayes.Motion Carried.RESOLUTION 12-27-11-34 A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF Parcel N in the W½-SW¼ AND pARCEL O IN THE SW¼-SW¼, City of new hampton, Section 18, Township 95N, Range 12W Chickasaw County, Iowa.WHEREAS, ON THE 27th DAY of DECEMBER, 2011 at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of Parcel N in the W½-SW¼ and Parcel O in the SW¼-SW¼, City of New Hampton, Section 18, Township 95N, Range 12W Chickasaw County, Iowa.WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of Parcel N in the W½-SW¼ and Parcel O in the SW¼-SW¼, City of New Hampton, Section 18, Township 95N, Range 12W Chickasaw County, Iowa has been considered and should be approved.NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa that said Minor Subdivision Plat be approved, accepted and the Chairman is hereby directed to certify this Resolution of Approval.PASSED AND APPROVED on this 27thDAY of DECEMBER, 2011. /ss/ Virgil M. Pickar, Jr. Chairman, Board of Supervisors
Attest:/ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
Received and filed INRCOG (Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments) FY 11 annual report.
The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for James Heffelmeier-Whitetail (#61488) in Section 19 of Chickasaw Township located at 1089 230th Street, Nashua, IA50658.
The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Annual Update for Christensen Farms Midwest, LLC (#61484) in Section 25 of Cedar East Township located at 3375 120th Street, Charles City, IA 50616.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn the meeting at Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.