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Monday, September 09, 2013 - Tuesday, September 10, 2013

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

SEPTEMBER 9 & 10, 2013

 

The Board convened on Monday, September 9, 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 a member from the media.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Andersen to approve agenda for September 9 & 10, 2013.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to approve board minutes of September 2 & 3, 2013.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Health and Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock met with the Board to acknowledge the hiring of a part-time scheduled homemaker health aide.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to acknowledge the hiring of Jennifer Gebel as part-time scheduled homemaker aide at the rate of $9.50 per hour  effective August 29, 2013 with an increase of $.50 per hour upon completion of probation as per union contract.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Kathy Babcock also discussed the seasonal flu vaccine for county employees and spouses for the fall of 2013.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded Byrne to approve proposal one (as presented by Kathy Babcock) for the seasonal flu vaccine charge for county employees and spouses for the fall of 2013 whereby the charge for the county employee will be paid by the County and the charge for employee spouses will be $12.50 and the dates will be scheduled by the Public Health Department.  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; work orders in various areas; permits in various areas; FEMA paperwork continues; edge rutting on B-22; spraying brush; mowing gravels; mowing hard surface; BR 0680, pile on east pier, substructure; mowed shop lawns; cleaning shop; sign repairs; night time survey, signs started; Winneshiek County shouldering today starts; etc.

 

Heritage Residence Director Tori Reicherts met with the Board for a departmental update.  Tori Reicherts informed the Board that there are 15 county residents at the Heritage Residence and there are two people on the waiting list to get into the Heritage.

The Request for Proposal (RFP) process still continues until October 1, 2013.  Also present was Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel.

 

Sheriff Todd Miller met with the Board to acknowledge the hiring of a deputy sheriff.

Also present was Zachery Nosbisch.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to acknowledge the hiring of Zachery Nosbisch as deputy sheriff effective September 23, 2013 as per union contract.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board opened sealed bids for the 2014 Little Wapsie Wildlife Area (aka Flick rental property).  Those present included:  Bruce Lantzky and County Attorney Mark Huegel.  Initial bid was opened and read as follows:  Bruce Lantzky $200.00 per acre. 

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to accept the bid of $200.00 per acre by Bruce Lantzky for a three year lease of 65.7 acres Little Wapsie Wildlife Area (aka Flick rental property, waive the Letter of Credit and an annual payment of $13,140.00 is due on March 1, 2014, March 1, 2015 and March 1, 2016 of the lease agreement.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to approve the resolution authorizing an expenditure of $241.50 for Chickasaw County Laborshed Survey.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION  NO. 09-9-13-25 AUTHORIZING AN EXPENDITURE OF $241.50 FOR CHICKASAW COUNTY LABORSHED SURVEY WHEREAS, the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors desire to promote county and area wide economic development and expansion; WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has considered the $241.50 funding request by the Economic Development Director of Chickasaw County for their 50% participation for the Laborshed Survey, and has decided there is merit for joining the partnership, for the following reasons:

  1. Approximately half of Chickasaw County residents live in the unincorporated area.
  2. Laborshed Survey defines available workforce for industries and considering locating within the county.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors, this 9th day of September, 2013, to adopt this resolution for an expenditure of $241.50 to be paid from the Economic Development-General Basic Fund.  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, by the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County that the County Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to issue a warrant for $241.50 for Chickasaw County’s participation of County Laborshed Survey by Iowa Workforce Development.  PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS 9TH day of September, 2013.

AYES: /ss/ Rick Holthaus, John Andersen, Jason Byrne, Steve Geerts, Tim Zoll.                                                                ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

Member from the media left at 11:25 AM.

 

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

 

The Board received and filed an 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.

The Board received and filed an IDNR Annual Update for Randy Burgart (ID 65016) in Section 8 of Dresden Township located at 2676 Mission Avenue, New Hampton, IA 50659.

 

The Board received and filed an IDNR Annual Update for Larry Nilges (ID 62496) in Section 4 of Sumner Township located at 1042 Usher Avenue, Sumner, IA 50674.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to adjourn the meeting at 11:45AM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 with the following members present:  Byrne, Holthaus, and Andersen. Absent: Geerts, Zoll.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed. 

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

Received and filed Fredericksburg Township Receipts and Disbursements annual report for FY 2012-2013

 

Supervisor Andersen gave the Board an update on the conservation meeting held on Monday, September 9, 2013.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to adjourn the meeting at 10:30 AM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Friday, September 13, 2013 with the following members present:  Byrne, Holthaus, Geerts, and Andersen. Absent: Zoll is attending another meeting.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed. 

 

Board members proceeded to canvass the school election held on September 10, 2013.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to approve the canvass of the school election and authorize Commissioner of Elections to certify results to school and record in Permanent Election Register.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to adjourn the meeting at 10:00 AM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 

 

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Rick Holthaus, Chairman                                                                                                                 

Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

_______________________________________

Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 

 

 
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