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Monday, June 24, 2013 - Tuesday, June 25, 2013

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

JUNE 24 & 25, 2013

 

The Board convened on Monday, June 10, 2013 with members present:  Holthaus, Andersen, Geerts, Byrne, and Zoll.   The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed.  Also present were Gene Zimmer and Bob Schilling as observers.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to approve agenda for June 24 & 25, 2013.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Byrne to approve board minutes of June 17 & 18, 2013.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Health and Home Care Administrator Kathy Babcock and Ken Rasing met with the Board to discuss the Emergency Preparedness Grant.  Kathy Babcock and Ken Rasing discussed a portable generator for the Community Services Building.  The generator would cost $14,434.00.  The grant was approved for $10,000.00.  The balance would have to be absorbed from another department.  Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to purchase a portable generator in the amount of $14,434.00 of which the Iowa Department of Public Health Emergency Preparedness Grant will pay $10,000.00 and the balance of $4,434.00 will be expended from the FY 13 Community Services Building department budget.  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; entrance pipe work orders; ditch cleaning permits; entrance permits; mowed lawns at the shops; fire extinguisher serviced; sign repairs in various areas; sign vandalism in Chickasaw park area, south; blades out all week between rain; gravels, mowing in various areas; mowing hard surface, west side and east side; Division 1 contract rock, finishing up; durapatcher on V18; Groves bridge, dirt work, seeding, riprap; survey work on county line bridge; county line, hauling in crushed concrete; hauling in modified subbase, etc.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to enter into the joint engineering services contract with Floyd County for the county engineer for FY 14.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to approve the Fireworks permit for Andy Trask.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to approve the Fireworks permit for Rocky Burgart.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Andersen to approve the Fireworks permit for Deb Christensen.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve the Fireworks permit for Grant Pacovsky.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to approve the Fireworks permit for James E. Hotz.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to approve the Fireworks permit for Brenda Tenge.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Andersen to approve the liquor license for New Hampton Kenwood Avenue Park, Inc.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Bob Schilling, an observer, left at 10:45 AM

 

Supervisor Andersen discussed with the Board the extension of contract for the Chickasaw County Tourism Director/Coordinator.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve the extension of contract for the Chickasaw County Tourism Director/ Coordinator from July 1, 2013 through September 30, 2013.  Roll Call:   Ayes:  Geerts, Andersen, Byrne, Holthaus.  Nays: Zoll Motion Carried.

 

The Board also discussed the Chickasaw County Tourism FY 13 Budget Carryover.  The balance in the Chickasaw County Tourism departmental budget is $2,353.91.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to transfer of  FY 13 Economic Development-General Basic (Chickasaw County Tourism departmental budget) carryover in the amount of $2,353.91 to the FY 14 Chickasaw County Tourism budget.  Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Andersen, Byrne, And Holthaus.  Nays: Zoll.  Motion Carried.

 

A member from the media present at 11:10 AM

 

County Attorney Pat Wegman and Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel met with the Board to discuss the proposed Heritage Lease Agreement and amendment to Contract for Law Enforcement for the City of Fredericksburg.

 

The Board reviewed the proposed Heritage Lease Agreement.  Discussion followed.  The County Attorney’s office will make the revisions. 

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Geerts to authorize the County Attorney’s Office to make the revisions to the amendment to lease-business property and mail the amendment to  Community Care Incorporated d/b/a Heritage Regional Services.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

The Board reviewed the amendment to the 28E Law Enforcement Services Contract with the City of Fredericksburg.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on the Amendment to extend the 28E Law Enforcement Services Contract with the City of Fredericksburg until June 30, 2014.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

The Board received and filed an IDNR Annual Update for Dale Reicks-Amble Site (ID 66837) in Section 22 of Jacksonville Township located at 048 Odessa Avenue, New Hampton, IA 50659.

 

The Board received and filed an IDNR Annual Update for Four Oaks LLC (ID 59728) in Section 32 of Utica Township located at 2998 180th Street, Lawler, IA 52154.

 

The Board received and filed a Corrected IDNR Annual Update for ISU L.L.C.  (ID 62989) in Section 15 of Polk Township located at 1301 125th Street, Plainfield, IA 50666.

 

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

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 with the following members present:  Byrne, Zoll, Holthaus, and Andersen.  Absent:  Geerts.   The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed.  Also present was Gene Zimmer as an observer.

 

Custodian Dave Gorman received three quotes for removing a tree and/or stump removal at the DHS building.  The quotes were as follows:  Bob Rosonke $475.00 plus $150.00 for stump removal; Burgart Tree Service $725.00; Horton Tree Service $540.00.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to accept the quote from Bob Rosonke in the amount of $475.00 for tree removal at the DHS building.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Dave Gorman also updated the Board on the air conditioner compressor unit(s) at the Courthouse.  Mr. Gorman contacted vendors and will contact another two vendors to look at the project and the Board will review the quotes on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 meeting and taken action at that time.

 

Ken Rasing met with the Board to review two construction permit applications, each of which seeks approval to build an additional confinement building for 500 head of beef cattle for Craig Kurtenbach and Mike Kurtenbach.

 

There were no written comments received in the Auditor’s Office on June 24, 2013 by 4:30 PM.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve and recommend the approval of the Construction Permit Application for Craig Kurtenbach as per recommendation from Ken Rasing.  Roll Call:  Ayes: Zoll, Andersen, Byrne and Holthaus.  Absent: Geerts.   Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve and recommend the approval of the Construction Permit Application for Mike Kurtenbach as per recommendation from Ken Rasing.  Roll Call:  Ayes: Zoll, Andersen, Byrne and Holthaus. Absent:  Geerts.  Motion Carried.

 

Carrie Jones with Child Abuse Prevention Council met with the Board to discuss the space at the DHS building.  Also present was Pastor Kevin Frey.  Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen that the Child Abuse Prevention Council can continue to utilize the space at the DHS building.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to approve the Fireworks permit for John Gorman.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to approve the Fireworks permit for Randy R. Leach/Keith Speicher.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Land Use Coordinator Staci Schutte met with the Board to review and approve minor subdivision for Edward Hoover.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on approving the minor subdivision for Edward Hoover.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION 06-25-13-15.  A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF Parcel F in the Southwest quarter of Section 22, Township 96 NORTH, Range 14 WEST OF THE 5TH P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa.  WHEREAS, ON THE 25th DAY of JUNE, 2013 at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of

Parcel F in the Southwest quarter of Section 22, Township 96 North, Range 14 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa was presented.  WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of Parcel F in the Southwest quarter of Section 22, 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 25th DAY of JUNE, 2013.  /ss/ Rick Holthaus, Chairman, Board of Supervisors.  ATTEST:

Joan E. Knoll, Auditor. 

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

The Board received and filed an IDNR Annual Update for Gary Swestka (ID 59069) in Section 12 of New Oregon Township located at 19151 York Avenue, Cresco, IA 52136.

 

The Board received and filed an IDNR Annual Update for Leon Sheets (ID 60072) in Section 22 of Richland Township located at 1969 290th Street, Ionia, IA 50645.

 

The Board received and filed a Manure Management Plan for Bruce Bucheit-Arlene’s Site.  (ID) in Section 34 of Utica Township.

 

The Board received and filed an IDNR Annual Update for Bruce Bucheit (ID 57704) in Section 21 of Utica Township located at 1090 Stevens Avenue, Lawler, IA 52154.

 

The Board received and filed an IDNR Annual Update for 3G Hogs LLC (ID 65458) in Section 32 of Washington Township located at 1728 180th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659.

 

The Board received and filed an IDNR Annual Update for C & N Livestock Farms, LLC (ID 65457) in Section 28 of Washington Township located at 180th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659.

 

The Board received and filed an IDNR Annual Update for John and Janie Bjornstad (ID 65992) in Section 1 of Niles Township located at 3360 130th Street, Charles City, IA 50620.

 

 

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to adjourn the meeting at 11:50 AM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

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Rick Holthaus, Chairman      

Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

 

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Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 

 
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