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COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

 JULY 2 & 3, 2012

 

The Board convened on Monday, July 2, 2012 with all members present:   Byrne, Holthaus, Andersen, Zoll, and Pickar.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed.  

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for July 2 & 3, 2012.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Byrne to approve board minutes of June 25 & 26, 2012.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Supervisor Holthaus gave the Board an update on Wednesday, June 27 and June 28, 2012

Meetings regarding the Upper Cedar River and Turkey River Management Watershed Projects and the MH-DD redesign.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Byrne to appoint Tim Zoll as designee and Rick Holthaus              as alternate to the Upper Cedar River Watershed Project.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Byrne to appoint Jason Byrne as designee and Rick Holthaus as alternate to the Turkey River Management Watershed Project.  Roll Call:   All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

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; spot blading; crack filling at Waucoma and Little Turkey, spraying in various areas; mowing in various areas, gravels; shouldering V56, B57, Gilmore Avenue; sealing shop floor, power washed; sign repairs as needed; Division II Thursday this week, contract rock; bridge maintenance, repair #0470; T76, B57 shouldering completed; rock gradation , Boice Quarry; pavement markings T76, B57, complete; opening T76, B57 today; post bridges, Howard county line and 290th street, etc.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Byrne to adopt resolution to change bridge postings on Bridges #110680 and #113240.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION

07-02-12-31.  WHEREAS, Chickasaw County completes an inspection of all bridges and structures on the Secondary Road System of Chickasaw County and WHEREAS, part of this inspection involves the recalculation of the safe load capacity of any structure showing remarkable deterioration of the structural components of that structure and WHEREAS, that structural evaluation has resulted in the recommendation to reduce the safe load capacity that can be supported by certain structures, NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors on this 2nd day of July, 2012 as provided in Sections 321.471, 321.472, and 321.473, Code of Iowa to erect and/or maintain weight limit signs in advance of the following bridges located on the Local Secondary Road System as follows:

Bridge No.

Location

Gross Tons

Multiple Posting

110680

S24, T94N, R13W 

 

11-18-19

113240

N20, T97N, R13W

10

10-10-10

Passed and approved this 2nd day of July, 2012. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, Chickasaw County, Iowa /ss/ Rick Holthaus, Virgil M. Pickar Jr., Jason Byrne, Tim Zoll, John Andersen.

ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll Chickasaw County Auditor

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Byrne to adopt resolution for a low water stream crossing on Pembroke Avenue between 220th and 235th Street.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION FOR LOW-WATER STREAM CROSSING Chickasaw County Resolution No. 07-02-12-32.  WHEREAS: The Board of Supervisors is empowered; under the authority of Sections 331.236 and 321.255 of the Code of Iowa to regulate, warn or guide traffic on highways under their jurisdiction and to place and maintain traffic control devices, and WHEREAS:  The County Engineer has evaluated and determined there is a need for regulating traffic at the ford type low-water stream crossing, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors that warning signs with the messages, “Flood Area Ahead” and “Impassible During High Water,” and a regulatory sign with the message “Do Not Enter When Flooded” be erected for the safety and welfare of the traveling public at the approaches to the ford type low-water crossing at the following location:  On Pembroke Ave. between 220th and 235th St. on the East Fork Wapsipinicon River located near the East  ¼ corner of Section 22, Township 95 North, Range 12 West, of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa.  Passed this 2nd day of July, 2012. AYES: /ss/ Rick Holthaus, Virgil M. Pickar Jr., Jason Byrne, Tim Zoll, John Andersen. NAYS:   ATTEST: /ss/Joan E. Knoll, Chickasaw County Auditor.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Byrne to approve fireworks permit for Chuck Stanton.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to approve fireworks permit for Gerald Tieskotter.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Pickar to approve fireworks permit for Michelle Winter.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to approve fireworks permit for Scott Boleyn.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to approve fireworks permit for Jason Byrne.  Roll Call:  Ayes: Pickar, Zoll, Andersen, Holthaus. Abstain: Byrne.   Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Byrne to approve fireworks permit for Randy Leach.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Zoll to approve the New Hampton Kenwood Avenue Park Inc Liquor License.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board discussed the contract extension for the Chickasaw County Tourism Director/Coordinator Mary Schrandt-Prouty.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Pickar to approve the contract extension for the Chickasaw County Tourism Director/Coordinator Mary Schrandt-Prouty until December 31, 2012.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  Contract on file in the Auditor’s Office.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Pickar to acknowledge the resignation of Sherry Grober as part-time-on-call dispatcher for the Sheriff’s Office effective June 24, 2012.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn the meeting at 11:16 A.M.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 with the following members present:   Holthaus, Byrne, Zoll, and Andersen.   Absent:  Pickar.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed. 

 

Conservation Director Brian Moore met with the Board for a departmental update.

Topics discussed included Conservation election of officers:  Ray Armbrecht is Chairperson, Mel Pacovsky is Vice-Chairperson and William Raine is Secretary; Adolph Munson Park-Brian is applying for a grant in the amount of $20,000 for the restoration of the log cabin-grant application is due Sept. 1, 2012; Mower trade bids-mower purchased from Bodensteiner Implement in the amount of $11,500 plus trade-in; Johnny Walnutseed Conservation Area-Asst. County Attorney Mark Huegel is working on the Quit Claim Deed (QCD) for the property.

 

Reviewed the FY 2012-2013 suspended tax listing as certified by DHS and CPC/TCM/General Assistance. 

 

Motion by  Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve the FY 2012-2013 suspended tax listing as certified by DHS and CPC/TCM/General Assistance.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to acknowledge the re-appointment of Wayne Moetsch to the Veterans Affairs Board for a three year term effective July 1, 2012.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board discussed and reviewed the Hotel-Motel Tax Resolution to be placed on the November 6, 2012 General Election. 

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve fireworks permit for David Liddle.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Annual Update for Bill Palmersheim-Palmersheim Pork Farm (ID # 61606) in Section 31 of Jacksonville Township located at 2225 130th Street, New Hampton, Iowa 50659.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at 11:40 A. M.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 ____________________________________

Rick Holthaus, Chairman     

Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

______________________________________

Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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