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Monday, February 27, 2012 - Wednesday, February 29, 2012

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

FEBRUARY 29, 28, & 29, 2012

 

The Board convened on Monday, February 27, 2012 at the Community Services Building 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 Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve agenda for February 27 & 28, 2012.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to approve board minutes of February 20 & 21, 2012.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Supervisors Zoll and Holthaus gave the Board an update on Upper Cedar River Watershed meeting held in Charles City on February 23, 2012.

 

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; one ways out on Tuesday; cmp pipe delivered from Contech; one ways out on Friday; cleaning shop; signing maps; treating brush in various areas; brushing in various areas; egress/ingress maps; rock maps, resurfacing; IDOT contract admin in Mason City; right of way, bridge on 260th street; 5 year program, state budget; IDOT focus group meeting in Ames; Wednesday meeting in Osage on continuity of governments; etc.

 

Conservation Board Director Brian Moore met with the Board to discuss the Troyna Property.  Also present was Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel, Doug Strike and a member from the media.  Discussion followed regarding the Troyna Property funding options.  Brian Moore will contact Shane Pitkin and discuss at the next Conservation Board meeting scheduled on March 5, 2012.  Brian Moore will update the Board on March 6th Board meeting the decision from the Conservation Board.

 

Ken Rasing and Jeremy McGrath met with the Board for an ambulance update.  Also present were Gerry Mishak, Sheriff Marty Larsen, Chief Deputy Todd Miller, Kathy Knutson, Jeff Bernatz, Keith Glaser, Lavern Cerwinske, Anna Hubka, Eric Garman, Kirby Fosse, Marty Hemann, James Diesburg, Jim Larsen, County Attorney Pat Wegman, and Janice Johnson.

 

Introductions were made.  The meeting was regarding the ambulance service of which includes providing emergency and non emergency dispatch from the Sheriff’s Dept.  Comments were received from the Board of Supervisors, Jeremy McGrath, Ken Rasing, Sheriff Marty Larsen, and Chief Deputy Todd Miller. Discussion followed.  The Board of Supervisors will address the issues and concerns and continue to work through the situation.   Ken Rasing stated that Chickasaw County has a total of 21 First Responders.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Plan for Northwood Creek LLC (ID #64407) in Section 14 of Paris Township located at 20526 Quail Avenue, Lawler, IA 52154.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Plan for Mike Link

(ID #65872) in Section 6 of Chickasaw Township locate at Ionia, IA 50645.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Plan for Weber Site-Dale Reicks (ID #66596) in Section 25 of Washington Township located at 2165 120th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Manure Management Plan for Poppe Farms (ID #57707) in Section 6 of Richland Township located at 1630 250th Street, Ionia, IA 50645.

 

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

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, February 28, 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. 

 

The joint 28E Chickasaw/Mitchell Targeted Case Management Board convened at 9:40 AM via conference call:  Present at Chickasaw County was Supervisors:

John Andersen, Jason Byrne, Rick Holthaus, Tim Zoll, Virgil Pickar Jr. and Auditor Joan Knoll.  Present at Mitchell County were Supervisors Bob Marreel, Joel Voaklander, Stan Walk, Auditor Lowell Tesch, TCM Director Sheila Kobliska, and several members from the public.

 

Sheila reviewed the FY 13 Targeted Case Management Budget. Supervisor Voaklander asked what the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors was proposing for a wage increase for their employees.  Mitchell County is proposing a 3.75 percent and Chickasaw County is proposing a 2 percent increase except for union contracts. Voaklander suggested following Mitchell County’s increase for the Case Management Department.  Discussion followed.  It was the consensus to review salary proposals earlier next year for FY 14 budget process.

 

Motion by Walk, Seconded by Pickar to approve the FY 13 TCM Budget.  Roll Call:   Chickasaw County: All Ayes. Mitchell County Ayes: Marreel and Walk. Nays: Voaklander.   Motion Carried.

 

Sheila recommended to re-appoint Colleen Hollatz and Kim Conrad to the Case Management Advisory Board to a three year term.  Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Voaklander, Seconded by Andersen to re-appoint Colleen Hollatz and Kim Conrad to the Case Management Advisory Board to a three year term.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Voaklander to adjourn the meeting at 10:08 AM.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Land Use Administrator Jill Brincks met with the Board to approve resolution for minor subdivisions.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Andersen   to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on resolution for the minor subdivision of Jerry Jones.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION 02-28-12-08: A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF PARCEL C IN THE SW ¼-NW ¼ SECTION 28, AND PARCEL C, D AND E IN THE SE ¼-NE ¼ SECTION 29, ALL IN TOWNSHIP 95N, RANGE 14W CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA.  WHEREAS, ON THE 28th, DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2012, at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a Minor Subdivision Plat of Parcel C in the SW ¼-NW ¼ Section 28, and Parcel C, D and E in the SE ¼-NE ¼  Section 29, all in  Township 95N, Range 14W Chickasaw County, Iowa, was presented. WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of Parcel C in the SW ¼-NW ¼ Section 28, and Parcel C, D and E  in the SE ¼-NE ¼ Section 29, all in Township 95N, Range 14W Chickasaw County, Iowa, has been considered and should be approved. NOW THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved by 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 28th day of February, 2012. /ss/ Rick Holthaus, Chairman, Board of Supervisors.  ATTEST:  /ss/ Joan E. Knoll Auditor.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on resolution for the minor subdivision of Duane Boos.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION 02-28-12-09: A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF PARCELS B AND C IN THE NW ¼-NW ¼ SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 96N, RANGE 13W CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA. WHEREAS, ON THE 28th, DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2012, at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a Minor Subdivision Plat of Parcels B and C in the NW ¼-NW ¼  Section 25, Township 96N, Range 13W Chickasaw County, Iowa, was presented. WHEREAS, the Minor Subdivision Plat of Parcel B and C in the NW ¼-NW ¼  Section 25, Township 96N, Range 13W 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 28th day of February, 2012. /ss/ Rick Holthaus, Chairman, Board of Supervisors.  ATTEST:  /ss/ Joan E. Knoll Auditor.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Zoll to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on resolution for the minor subdivision of Summit Farms.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION 02-28-12-10: A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF PARCEL E IN THE SW ¼ SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 96N, RANGE 14W CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA. WHEREAS, ON THE 28th, DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2012, at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a Minor Subdivision Plat of Parcel E in the SW ¼  Section 32, Township 96N, Range 14W Chickasaw County, Iowa was presented. WHEREAS, the Minor Subdivision Plat of Parcel E in the SW ¼ Section 32, Township 96N, Range 14W 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 28th day of February, 2012. /ss/ Rick Holthaus, Chairman, Board of Supervisors.  ATTEST:  /ss/ Joan E. Knoll Auditor.

 

Deputy Sheriff Todd Miller and Chief Dispatcher Cathy Knutson met with the Board to discuss the change of status for three dispatcher/ jailers.  Discussion followed.  The Board deferred action until the meeting scheduled for February 29, 2012.

 

The Board allowed claims. 

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Pickar to adjourn the meeting at 11:32 AM.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 6:00 P.M. with all members present:  Pickar, Zoll, Holthaus, Byrne, and Andersen.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus.   Also present were Sheriff Marty Larsen, Chief Deputy Todd Miller, Chief Dispatcher Cathy Knutson, Eric Garman, and County Attorney Pat Wegman.

 

Motion by Byrne,  Seconded by Zoll to go into closed session according to Chapter 21.5 subsection 1(i) with the agreement from both parties at 6:10.M.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Byrne to exit closed session at 7:03 P.M.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Zoll to acknowledge the change of status for Eric

Garman from part-time scheduled to full time effective March 1, 2012 as per union contract as per recommendation from Sheriff Marty Larsen, Chief Deputy Todd Miller and Chief Dispatcher Cathy Knutson.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to acknowledge the change of status for Keri Erickson from part-time scheduled to full time effective March 1, 2012 as per union contract as per recommendation from Sheriff Marty Larsen, Chief Deputy Todd Miller and Chief Dispatcher Cathy Knutson.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Andersen to acknowledge the change of status for Sherry Grober from full time to part-time-on-call effective March 1, 2012 as per union contract  as per recommendation from Sheriff Marty Larsen, Chief Deputy Todd Miller and Chief Dispatcher Cathy Knutson.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

 Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Byrne to adjourn the meeting at 7:07 P. M.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 

 

                                                    

 ____________________________________

Rick Holthaus, Chairman

Board of Supervisors

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

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Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 
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