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Monday, September 10, 2012 - Tuesday, September 11, 2012

 

 

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

 SEPTEMBER 10 & 11, 2012

 

The Board convened on Monday, September10, 2012 with all members present:   Byrne, Holthaus, Andersen, Zoll and Pickar at 9:45 AM.   The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to approve agenda for September 10 & 11, 2012.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve board minutes of September 3 & 4, 2012.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Land Use Administrator Jill Brincks met with the Board to review and approve the minor subdivision for Michael A. Harmening.  Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Byrne to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on resolution for the minor subdivision of Michael A. Harmening.   Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION 09-10-12-39  A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF Parcel D in the SW¼ of THE SW¼ of Section 1, Township 95 NORTH, Range 14 WEST OF THE 5TH P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa.  WHEREAS, ON THE 10th DAY of SEPTEMBER, 2012 at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of Parcel D in the SW¼ of the SW¼ of Section 1, Township 95 North, Range 14 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa was presented.  WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of Parcel D in the SW¼ of the SW¼ of Section 1, Township 95 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 10th DAY of SEPTEMBER, 2012.  /ss/Rick Holthaus Chairman, Board of Supervisors ATTEST:  /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor.

 

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 work and repair; permits in various locations; salt shed siding completed; sign repair; sign survey, east side; night time west half sign survey next week; spraying brush; mowing gravels; blades out on gravels; V48 edge rutting; brooming intersections; spot rocking in various locations; BR2131 concrete under bridge; work with survey equipment; getting field book ready for Groves bridge; safety meetings; sign contracts with Taylor Construction; utility permits; etc.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to approve and authorize Chairman signature on the permit for Windstream Communications Inc. to place buried cable in the county             right of way along Windsor Avenue in Sec 24, Stapleton Township.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Pickar to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on the contracts with Taylor Construction for project BROS-C019 (77) for bridge replacement on 206th Street east of Ivanhoe Avenue.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

County Engineer Dusten Rolando reviewed with the Board the Engineer’s Annual report for FY 2012.

         

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on the  permit for Hawkeye REC to place buried cable in the county right of way along 120th St. between sections 28 and 33 in north Utica Twp.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

County Attorney Patrick Wegman, Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel, Conservation Director Brian Moore and Attorney Nathaniel Schwickerath met with the Board to discuss the sale procedures for the Price Wildlife Habitat Property.  Also present was Roger Tiemessen, Duane Schwickerath, Don Caspersen, and Mark Schwickerath.

Topics discussed:   date of the sale is tentatively set for Friday, October 19, 2012 at the Event Center starting at 9:00 AM; land will be sold parcel by parcel and the sale will begin with sealed bids due in the Auditor’s Office by 4:30 PM on Friday, October 12, 2012; set a minimum bid of 75 percent of the appraised value less the cost of the clearing the land; etc.  Discussion followed.

 

The County Attorney’s Office will draft a resolution for the sale of the Price Wildlife Habitat Property and the Board of Supervisors will review the resolution on Monday, September 17, 2012.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Annual Update for Don Kurtenbach-High Point (ID 60832) in Section 13 of New Hampton Township located at 2798 210th Street, Lawler, IA 52154.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn the meeting at 12:10 PM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 with all members present:   Byrne, Holthaus, Zoll, Andersen, and Pickar.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed. 

 

Chief Deputy Sheriff Todd Miller, Deputy Marty Hemann and Chief Dispatcher Cathy Knutson met with the Board to discuss and acknowledge the hiring of a full-time dispatcher/jailer.  Cathy Knutson informed the Board that there were 26 applicants and Todd Miller and Cathy interviewed four.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Byrne to acknowledge the hiring of Megan Bethany as full-time dispatcher/jailer effective September 24, 2012 as per union contract.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Chief Deputy Todd Miller also gave a department update.

 

CPC/TCM/GA Director Sheila Kobliska met with the Board to review the contract with

Department of Human Services for school counseling.  Also present was DCAT Coordinator Shelley Smith.  Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Andersen to enter into a contract with Department of Human Services for school counseling and authorize Chairman Signature.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board to discuss the Part-time scheduled custodian position.  Supervisor Andersen and Dave Gorman interviewed the two applicants.  Discussion followed.  It was the consensus of the Board that Dave Gorman contacts the applicant regarding the position and updates the Board of the decision at the next Board meeting.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve Fireworks Permit for Kimberly Walter.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Received and filed Bradford Township annual receipts and disbursements report for FY 2011-2012.

 

The Board allowed claims

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Annual Update for Kout Brothers (ID 56638) in Section 31 of Utica Township located at 2890 180th Street, Lawler, IA 52154.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn the meeting at 12:05 P.M.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 ____________________________________

Rick Holthaus, Chairman     

Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

____________________________________

Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 
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