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Monday, October 21, 2013 - Tuesday, October 22, 2013

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

 OCTOBER 21 & 22, 2013

 

The Board convened on Monday, October 21, 2013, with all members present:  Holthaus, Andersen, Byrne, Geerts, and Zoll. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed.   Also present were Gene Zimmer as an observer and a member from the media. 

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve agenda for October 21 & 22, 2013.  

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to approve board minutes of October 14 & 15, 2013.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Juanita Andersen on behalf of the Carnegie Cultural Center met with the Board to discuss the Veterans Memorial exhibit on the first floor of the Courthouse.  Mrs. Andersen asked for permission to have the Courthouse open at 9:00 AM until done on November 11, 2013.  Discussion followed. 

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to have the Courthouse first floor lobby open from 9:00 AM until done on November 11, 2013 for the Veterans Memorial exhibit.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board to discuss the carpet in the Magistrate’s Office.  The Board toured the Magistrate’s Office.  No action taken.

 

The RFP Evaluation Committee representative Sheila Kobliska met with the Board for an update on the two facilities (Prairie View Management Inc. and Community Care Inc.).  Also present was Matt Stevens. Discussion followed.  It was the consensus of the committee to extend the process one more week.

 

Supervisor Zoll gave an update on the FMC Landfill tire collection project held on October 19, 2013.  The project collected approximately $1,720.00.

 

Supervisor Holthaus gave an update on the Heartland meeting held on October 18, 2013.

 

Received and filed Heartland Insurance Risk Pool audit report ending June 30, 2013.

 

County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board at 10:30 am to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included:  maintenance and service of vehicles; maintenance and blading of gravel roads; permits in various areas; maintenance  of overhead doors; replacing signs as needed; blades out all week; edge rutting on V56 & B 57; shoulder rock in Protivin; bridge maintenance & repairs; sand bids, Bruening; Usher’s Bridge letting, Taylor Construction; new engineer training in Fayette, etc.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to adjourn the meeting at 11:25 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, with all members present:  Byrne, Holthaus, Andersen, Geerts, and Zoll.  The meeting was called to order at 9:30 AM by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed.  Also present were Gene Zimmer as an observer and a member from the media.

Assistant County Mark Huegel met with the Board to discuss Lot 1 of the Price Wildlife Habitat Property.  Mr. Huegel gave an overview of the procedures that were followed in the past.   It was consensus of the Board to authorize the County Attorney’s Office to continue the process for the sale of Parcel 1 (19-16-33-3-50-001) of the Price Wildlife Habitat Property.

 

Jon Scharf, representing Howard R. Green Company, provided the Board with a post-closure report on the closed landfill south of the Nature Center.  Also present was Sanitarian Ken Rasing.   Mr. Scharf’s report was favorable.

 

Land Use Administrator Staci Schutte met with Board to review and approve minor subdivision for Latwesen Estates.  Also present was Attorney Kevin Kennedy.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on the Resolution for the minor subdivision for Latwesen Estates.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION 10-22-13-27.  A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE  MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF lots one through six of the latwesen estates in Section 30, Township 94 NORTH, Range 12 WEST OF THE 5TH P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa.  WHEREAS, ON THE 22nd DAY of OCTOBER, 2013 at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of Lots 1-6 of the Latwesen Estates in Section 30, Township 94 North, Range 12 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa was presented.  WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of Lots 1-6 of the Latwesen Estates in Section 30, Township 94 North, Range 12 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 22h DAY of OCTOBER, 2013.  /ss/ Rick Holthaus, Chairman, Board of Supervisors.  ATTEST:  /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor                

 

The Board recessed at 11:30 AM and reconvened at 1:30 PM.

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

IGHCP Director Denise Ballard met with the Board to discuss options for the Health Insurance. Also present was a member from the media. Ms. Ballard presented two options for the Board’s review. Discussion followed.  It was the consensus of the Board to approve the two options that Ms. Ballard presented.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll adjourn the meeting at 3:00 PM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

 ____________________________________

Rick Holthaus, Chairman        

Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

_______________________________________

Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 
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