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Monday, January 16, 2012 - Wednesday, January 18, 2012

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

JANUARY 16, 17, & 18, 2012

 

The Board convened on Monday, January 16, 2012 with all members present:  Pickar, Byrne, Holthaus, Andersen, and Zoll.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed.   

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for January 16-18, 2012.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Andersen to approve board minutes of January 9-11, 2012 2011.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

The Board reviewed the Recorder’s FY 2012-13 budget.

 

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 and ditch cleaning; pipe, driveway and survey; plowing snow on Thursday and Friday, one ways out today; cleaning up; hazard marker, repair, signs; clean yard snow; blades out scraping ruts; brushing in various areas; bridge services truck, picked up; transfer box to bridge service truck; updating MSDS sheets for shops; ingress/egress for courthouse; letting T76 on Wednesday, budget review; etc.

 

Conservation Director Brian Moore met with the Board to discuss two parcels of land of the Price Wildlife Habitat Property. Also present were Nashua council board member Roger Gigler, County Attorney Pat Wegman and Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel.    Discussion followed. It was the consensus of the Board of Supervisors to agree with the Conservation Board motion dated January 5, 2012 to leave the two parcels of land with the Price Wildlife Habitat Property. 

 

The Board recessed at Noon and reconvened at 1:00 P.M.

 

Jeremy McGrath met with the Board for an ambulance update. Also present was Sheriff Marty Larsen.

 

County Attorney Pat Wegman met with the Board to review FY 2012-2013 budget.  Also present Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel.

 

Public Health and Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock met with the Board to review FY 2012-2013 budget.

 

The Board reviewed the Compensation Board recommendation for county officials.  The Compensation Board recommended a proposed increase for the Sheriff of 3.5 percent, Board of Supervisors, Auditor, Recorder, Treasurer and County Attorney of 3 percent.  Discussion followed

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Byrne to reduce the recommended proposed increases by one-third percent thus resulting in the following: Sheriff receiving 2.34 percent,  Board of Supervisors, Auditor, Recorder, Treasurer and County Attorney 2 percent.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to adjourn the meeting at 3:40 PM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, January 19, 2012 with all members present:  Pickar, Zoll, Holthaus, Byrne, and Andersen. .  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed. 

 

Nancy Hilleshiem and Dwight Kolthoff representing Big Four Fair and Chickasaw County Youth Coordinator Patrice Holthaus and Office Manager Danielle Day with Extension Service met with the Board to present FY 2012-2013 budget request for $7000 for the 4-H achievement show and $18000 for the Big Four Fair.  The request will be considered within the context of the total county budget.

 

Land Use Administrator Jill Brincks met with the Board to review and approve minor subdivision for Summit Farms, LLC and RTS Farms, LLC. 

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Zoll to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on approving the minor subdivision for Summit Farms, LLC and RTS Farms, LLC.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 01-17-12-04: A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF Parcel D in A PART OF THE se¼ sw¼ OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 96 NORTH, RANGE 14 WEST OF THE 5TH P.M., CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA. WHEREAS, ON THE 17TH DAY of JANUARY, 2012 , at a regular meeting by the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat parcel D in a part of se¼ sw¼ of Section 32, Township 96 North , Range 14 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa

was presented. WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of parcel D in a part of se¼ sw¼ of Section 32, Township 96 North , Range 14 West of the 5th P.M., 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 17th DAY of JANUARY, 2012./ss/ Rick Holthaus, Chairman, Board of Supervisors. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor.

 

Ken Rasing reviewed FY 2011-12 budgets for Sanitation, Medical Examiners, Data Base and Heritage Residence.

 

The Board recessed at Noon and reconvened at 1:00 P.M.

 

Cedar Valley Friends of the Family Representatives Pam Schrock and Executive Director Ben Brustkern met with the Board to present FY 2012-2013 budget request for $3000.00.  The request will be considered within the context of the total county budget.

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Pickar to adjourn the meeting at 2:30 PM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 with all members present:  Pickar, Zoll, Holthaus, Byrne and Andersen.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus.   Mail was opened and distributed.

 

Chickasaw County Tourism Director/Coordinator Mary Schrandt-Prouty met with the Board for a departmental update.

 

Treasurer Sue Breitbach met with the Board for review and approval of Semi Annual Report, with discussion following and review of bank balances.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Pickar to approve Treasurer’s semi-annual report ending December 31, 2011, subject to audit.   Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried

 

The Board reviewed the quarterly reports for Auditor, Recorder and Sheriff.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Andersen to approve quarterly reports for Auditor, Recorder and Sheriff, subject to audit.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board recessed at Noon and reconvened at 1:00 PM

 

County Auditor Joan Knoll met with the Board to review FY 2012-2013 budgets

 

Tori Reicherts met with the Board to discuss the Community Care, Inc. lease agreement.  Also present was Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel. Discussion followed.

 

Received and filed County Examiner revenue report for the month of December 2011.

 

Received and filed Environmental Hlth revenue report for the month of December 2011.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at 3:40 P.M.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

                                                            

 

 ____________________________________

Rick Holthaus, Chairman

Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

_______________________________________

Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 

 
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