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Monday, July 15, 2013 - Tuesday, July 16, 2013

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

JULY 15 & 16, 2013

 

The Board convened on Monday, July 15, 2013 with the following members present:  Holthaus, Andersen, Byrne, and Zoll.  Absent:  Geerts.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed.  Also present were Gene Zimmer as an observer.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Andersen to approve agenda for July 15 & 16, 2013. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Andersen to approve board minutes of July 15 & 16, 2013.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

CPC/TCM/GA Director Sheila Kobliska met with the Board for a departmental update.   She first presented information about the agreement to be signed with Therap Services LLC that has to do with confidentiality in connection with being a part of the mental health and disability service region and providing case management services.  There will be a telephone conference with Mitchell County next week to approve and sign agreement.  The Targeted Case Management (TCM) program is a part of a pilot project under the umbrella of County Social Services (CSS) and needs to be using electronic records by next year.  Sheila discussed with the Board the 23 percent administrative cost allowance for TCM and the need to redo the projected cost report.  Ms. Kobliska also discussed the Return for Proposal (RFP) process for the Heritage Residence and will contact the county attorney office.  The RFP process should be completed and mailed out by August 1st. 

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to acknowledge the resignation of Dawn Erlandson as part-time scheduled (3 days a week) secretary effective July 8, 2013.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Sheila Kobliska will start the process of hiring a part-time scheduled (3 days a week) secretary.

 

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 orders; entrance permits in various areas; ditch cleaning permits in various areas; sign repair in various areas; sign survey in Richland Township; patch rock in various areas; mowing gravels; blades out on gravels; Division II contract rock; box culvert extension on Exeter Avenue north of 310th; started county line project with Howard county; pavement markings started; Groves bridge work will continue this week; rock gradation at Jackson quarry; etc.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to approve permit for Windstream Communications to relocate a pedestal along Vanderbilt Ave. North of 140th Street in Utica Township.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve permit for Windstream Communications to place buried cable across 300th  Street at 3155 300th Street in Fredericksburg Township.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve amendment to the FY 2014 IDOT 5 year Construction Program.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve the extension of the 28E law enforcement contract for the City of Fredericksburg.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Health and Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock met with the Board to discuss and review the Tobacco Policy.  Kathy Babcock has had the County Attorney review the policy that was approved by the Board of Health earlier.  Discussion followed.  It was the consensus of the Board to take no action at this time.

 

Kathy Babcock also reviewed with the Board Chickasaw County Substance Abuse Year End Report for FY 13.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve the Chickasaw County Substance Abuse Year End Report for FY 13 and authorize Chairman Signature.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Kathy Babcock informed the Board that the County received Notice of Intent to award request for bid for the FY 14 County Substance Abuse Prevention from the Iowa Department of Public Health.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to adjourn the meeting at 12:15 PM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, July 16, 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 and a member from the media.

 

Brad Johnson with Benefit Staff met with the Board to review Health Plan –“Phase 1” project report. Also present was Doug Welton.

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

Sheriff Todd Miller met with the Board to discuss the part-time on call personnel.  Sheriff Miller reported that he has met with Police Chief Mike Anderson.  Police Chief Andersen had some concerns and will research it further and contact Sheriff Miller of his findings.  Also Mr. Miller will also look into other options with other counties and also research it further and update the Board at a later date.

 

The Board received and filed a Corrected IDNR Annual Update for Mike Kurtenbach (ID 67454) in Section 17 of Stapleton Township located at 2159 Stanley, Lawler, IA 52154.

 

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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