Monday, October 08, 2012
- Tuesday, October 09, 2012
COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
OCTOBER 8 & 9, 2012
The Board convened on Monday, October 8, 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.Also present was a member from the media.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Byrne to approve agenda for October 8 & 9, 2012.Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to approve board minutes of October 1 & 2, 2012.Roll Call:All Ayes.Motion Carried.
Conservation Director Brian Moore met with the Board for a conservation update.Also present was Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel. Topics discussed were the Airport Lake Showers project, possible Wapsi acquisition, Troyna property easement, and the Troyna property restoration project. The member from the media left at
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; work orders in various areas; entrance repairs; hauled dirt from stock pile north of shop; start of wetland mitigation at Saude Park; should work with fill from wetland, Jerico road; sign repair as needed in various areas; V14 crack sealing; spot rocking in various areas; edge rutting north of coop; mowing hard surface roads, bridge repair 0700 on 290th street and Irwin avenue; bridge repair 1530 on Odessa avenue; rock gradations at Busta quarry; survey work on Groves bridge; pavement marking plans; Winneshiek County line project letting in November; etc.
Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to acknowledge the retirement letter from Dennis Shurtleff effective November 16, 2012.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Andersen to renew the Adopt a Highway permit for litter control along V14 for the Ionia Volunteer Fire Department for a period of 2 years.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Sue Breitbach, Treasurer met with the Board to review and approval of quarterly report of bank balances for quarter ending September 30, 2012, with discussion following.
Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve Treasurer’s Quarterly report of bank balances for quarter ending September 30, 2012, subject to audit.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Andersen to approve quarterly reports for Auditor, Sheriff, and Recorder, subject to audit.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Supervisor Byrne left at and Supervisor Pickar left at .
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn the meeting at .Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board convened on Tuesday, October 9, 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.
Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board to review quotes for sidewalk repair at the Courthouse and the VetsBuilding.Discussion followed. Dave Gorman will contact the vendors regarding the specs and the Board will review the quotes at the next meeting.
Deputy Sheriff Marty Hemann gave the Board an update of the Sheriff’s Office.
The Board allowed claims.
The Board received and filed IDNR Annual Update for Zwanziger L.L. C. Grow Finish Unit-Zwanziger L.L.C. in Section3-T94N-R14W.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Andersento adjourn the meeting at Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.