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Monday, August 26, 2013 - Tuesday, August 27, 2013

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

AUGUST 26 & 27, 2013

 

The Board convened on Monday, August 26, 2013 with all the members present:  Holthaus, Andersen, Byrne, Geerts, and Zoll.      The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed.   Also present was Gene Zimmer as an observer.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for August 26 & 27, 2013.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve board minutes of August 19 & 20, 2013.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

It was the consensus of the Board to send the check back to Marilyn Stanton regarding

Veteransí affairs memorial sidewalk repair.

 

INRCOG representative Colleen Simmons gave the Board an overview of the multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan draft and discussed a request for an extension on the plan. Ken Rasing said that he would contact the Bassett City Council agenda regarding City of Bassett not participating in the multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to open the public hearing at 9:55 AM for the adoption of a multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for Chickasaw County. Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  Also present was Ken Rasing.

 

No written comments from the public or verbal comments.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to close the public hearing at 10:00 AM.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to adopt and authorize Chairman Signature on the multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for Chickasaw County.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION NO.08-26-13-23.  A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, OF CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA, ADOPTING A MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN FOR CHICKASAW COUNTY.  WHEREAS, THE Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa has authorized the development of a Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for the Chickasaw County; and WHEREAS, Chickasaw County, Iowa has received funding through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program; and WHEREAS, the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee of the Chickasaw County has participated in the formulation of said Plan; and has recommended the adoption of said Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan; and WHEREAS, a Public Hearing has been held in the County Courthouse for the purpose of obtaining citizen input on the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan; and NOW THEREFOR BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa herewith adopts the Chickasaw County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan, incorporating into the Plan citizen comments and future FEMA recommendations and IHSEMD recommendations.  Passed and adopted this 26th day of August, 2013.  /ss/ Rick Holthaus, Chairman ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, County 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; work orders, entrance repair in various areas; entrance permits; FEMA paperwork continues; Scraped Arndtís road for bumps; contract rock completed; spraying; blading Thursday and Friday; mowing hard surface; picked up new tandem truck; barricades on 200th street, closed bridge; sign repair as needed; Beaver creek signs up; BR#0680 project; etc.

 

Dusten Rolando reviewed with the Board the FY 2013 County Engineerís Report.

 

The Board discussed Munson Park.  Also present was Paul R. Herold, Tempest Kuykendall and David Kuykendall; Sue Cutsforth, Conservation Director Brian Moore, Conservation Board Member Bill Raine, Carol Burgart and Paul Hereid.  Discussion followed.  It was the consensus of the Board that the Friends of Jacksonville has permission to paint the schoolhouse and clean the general store.  The Board will schedule another meeting at a later date.

 

Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel, Sheriff Todd Miller,  and via phone conference with Jon K. Swanson, with Gaudineer, Comito & George L.L. P. legal counsel for the County met with the Board. 

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to enter into closed session under IA Code Section 21.5 (1) (c) at 12:15 PM.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.  Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to exit the closed session at 12:30 PM.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to accept as a term of the resolution of the employment matter, the condition that Chickasaw County agrees to not assert any claim for subrogation of other form of reimbursement against the employee for certain medical expenses paid under the Countyís health insurance plan, as reflected in the agreement to resolve the employment matter.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to adjourn the meeting at 12:32 PM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 with all the members present:  Byrne, Zoll, Holthaus, Geerts, and Andersen.   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.

 

Carnegie Culture Center Director Juanita Andersen met with the Board to discuss veteransí memorial Exhibit on the 1st floor of the Courthouse.

 

It was the consensus of the Board to give permission to the Carnegie Culture Center to display a veteranís memorial exhibit on the 1st floor of the Courthouse during the month of November.

 

The Board discussed the town hall informational meeting that was held on Monday, August 19, 2013 at the New Hampton Middle School Auditorium.

 

The Board discussed the purchasing Human Resource services from Paul Greufe of PJ Greufe & Associates.  Paul Greufe would address the List of Priorities from the Human Resources audit report that was discussed at the August 19, 2013 meeting in the total amount of $7500.00 and have it completed within 6 months.  It was the consensus of the Board that the County attorneys office to prepare a contract.

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to hire Paul Greufe of PJ Greufe & Associates to address the list of priorities that were identified from the Human Resources audit report in the total amount of $7500.00 for 6 months.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

CPC/TCM/GA Director Sheila Kobliska met with the Board for a departmental update. Sheila Kobliska informed the Board that Matthew Stevens, University of Iowa student, will be doing an internship.  Ms. Kobliska reviewed the FY 2013 Integrated School Counseling Annual Report, reported that a tour of the Heritage Residence was given to a provider, and discussed whether Chickasaw County should agree to become the employer of record for a Floyd County employee for the DECAT.  No action was taken.

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

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

 

The Board received and filed an IDNR Annual Update for SFF, LLC-SFF Finisher (ID 66932) in Section 17 of Washington Township located at 150th Street, Alta Vista, IA 50603.

 

The Board received and filed an IDNR Annual Update for C & N Livestock Farms, LLC (ID 66437) in Section 20 of Dresden Township located at Mission Avenue, Fredericksburg, IA 50630.

 

The Board received and filed an IDNR Annual Update for H & B, LLC (ID 64009) in Section 36 of Utica Township located at 3352 120th Street, Waucoma, IA 52171.

 

Received and filed Richland Township Annual Report of Receipts and Disbursements for

FY 2012-2013.

 

Received and filed Chickasaw Township Annual Report of Receipts and Disbursements for FY 2012-2013.

 

Received and filed Washington Township Annual Report of Receipts and Disbursements for FY 2012-2013.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to adjourn the meeting at 11:40 AM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 ____________________________________

Rick Holthaus, Chairman

Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

_______________________________________

Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 

 
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