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
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.
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.
discussed the extension of the contract for the Chickasaw County Tourism
Coordinator/Director Mary Schrandt-Prouty.
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.
and filed Jendro Sanitation rural recycling collection report for the month on
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.
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.
Rick Holthaus, Chairman
Board of Supervisors
Joan E. Knoll, Auditor