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Monday, November 04, 2013 - Tuesday, November 05, 2013

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

 NOVEMBER 4 & 5, 2013

 

The Board convened on Monday, November 4, 2013 at 9:15 AM with the following members present:  Holthaus, Andersen, Byrne, and Zoll.  Absent: Geerts attending a family funeral.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed.   Also present was a member from the media. 

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to approve agenda for November 4 & 5, 2013.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.    

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Andersen to approve board minutes of October 28, 29 & 31, 2013.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

The Board discussed the RFP Evaluation Committee recommendation.  Also present was Director Tori Reicherts of the Heritage Residence, Thrista Kobliska, Sarah Dungey, Erin Erdman, Julia Kenny, CPC/TCM/GA Director Sheila Kobliska, CEO Director of Prairie View Management Inc. Sylvia Mork, Becky Babcock, and Danielle Goodwin.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to accept Prairie View Management Inc  proposal to lease the Heritage Residence for a period of 18 months contingent on the approval of lease agreement and addendum to the lease agreement and authorize Chairman Signature.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

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; work orders in various areas, entrance permits in various areas, putting some snow equipment on trucks; sign repair as needed; blades out all week; cutting weeds, boom mower; spot rocking in various areas; bridge repair on Asherton and 170th Street; Bridge repair on 230th street and Durham Avenue; FEMA paperwork continues; surveys, bridges, day labor; SIIMS training in Ames, etc.

 

President and CEO of Mercy Medical Center-New Hampton Bruce Roesler met with the Board for an update on Mercy Medical Center. Also present were Wellness Coordinator Jordan Anderson and Public Health and Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock. Mr. Roesler gave the Board a presentation regarding the FY 2013 summary of Mercy Medical Center in New Hampton and talked about Healthcare Reform as well as the hospitalís Strategic Plan.

 

The Board discussed the extension of the contract for the Chickasaw County Tourism Coordinator/Director Mary Schrandt-Prouty.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to extend the contract for the Chickasaw County Tourism Coordinator/Director Mary Schrandt-Prouty until December 31, 2013.  Roll Call:  Ayes: Andersen, Byrne, And Holthaus. Nays: Zoll.  Motion Carried.

 

Received and filed Jendro Sanitation rural recycling collection report for the month on October 2013.

 

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, November 5, 2013 at 9:30 AM with all members present:  Byrne, Holthaus, Andersen, Geerts, and Zoll.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed. 

 

The Board discussed their other representative to the County Compensation Board.  The Board re-appointed LeeAnne Schulz at the October 28, 2013 meeting.  Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Zoll to appoint David Snyder to the County Compensation Board as a member representing the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors.  The motion died due to lack of a second.

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Andersen to appoint Robert Beckman to the County Compensation Board as a member representing the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Chairman Rick Holthaus updated the Board on the Conservation Boardís meeting the previous evening.

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to adjourn the meeting at 10:30 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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