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Monday, December 02, 2013 - Tuesday, December 03, 2013

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES DECEMBER 2 & 3, 2013 The Board convened on Monday, December 2, 2013 at 9:30 AM 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 was a member from the media. Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for December 2 & 3, 2013. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve board minutes of November 25 & 26, 2013. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel met the Board to discuss the plan to alter the planned transition date as requested by Prairie View Management, Inc. Also present was Sylvia Mork with Prairie View Management, Inc. Ms. Mork gave the Board an update on the Heritage Residence and Prairie View Management’s rational for desiring to alter the transition date to January 15, 2014 which had to do with making sure that the employees would have health insurance coverage. Discussion followed. Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to authorize the County Attorney’s office to proceed with the work necessary to extend the lease with Community Care, Inc to January 14, 2014 and to allow Prairie View Management, Inc. to take over on January 15, 2014. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board at 10:00 am to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included: maintenance and service of vehicles; maintenance and blading of gravel roads; snow fence in various locations; sign order delivered; repair signs in various locations; mowing weeds, snow drift areas; brushing in various areas; bridge repair east of Kenwood and 170th Street; wrapped up bridge repairs, equipment; road vacation on 179th; etc. Treasurer Sue Breitbach met with the Board to discuss an amendment to the Depository Resolution dated 2-10-13-07 for the County Recorder. Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to amend Resolution 02-10-03-07 Depository Resolution for the County Recorder and authorize Chairman Signature. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. AMENDMENT TO RESOLUTION 02-10-03-07 DEPOSITORY RESOLUTION-CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA. (Amends Depository Resolution dated 8-11-2008) Depository Name Location Maximum Balance Maximum Balance Prior Resolution This Resolution Luana Savings Bank New Hampton $40,000.00 $100,000.00 (County Recorder) Approved at Board Session on December 2, 2013. /ss/Rick Holthaus, Chairman. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at 11:35 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board convened on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 9:30 AM with all the members present: Byrne, Andersen, Geerts, Holthaus and Zoll. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present was a member from the media. Supervisor Holthaus updated the Board on the Conservation meeting held on Monday, December 2, 2013. Topics discussed were the sale of the Adolph Munson Park Log Cabin, access to the Gilmore Wapsi Access; Crop tree release-Wapsi Junction; Airport Lake Park Shower House and FY 2014-2015 budget worksession. Diane Diiro and Wendy Mihm-Herold with NICC and Tammy Robinson of the Economic Development office met with the Board for an overview of the services that NICC has to offer for Chickasaw County and what Ms. Diiro’s new position entails as the Career Specialist. The office for Diane Diiro will be located at the New Hampton Economic Development Office two days a week. Ms Diiro will be working with the New Hampton, Turkey Valley and Riceville schools to help students and parents making plans regarding post secondary educations whether it is a 2 or 4 year college as a career specialist. Also Ms. Diiro will try to meet the needs of the community. INRCOG representative Brian Schoon and Ed Holmes met with the Board to discuss transit services. Also CPC/TCM/GA Director Sheila Kobliska. Discussion followed. Sheila Kobliska will compile a list of potential riders and then contact Brian Schoon for the financial aspect and update the Board on the progress at a later date. CPC/TCM/GA Director Sheila Kobliska met with the Board for a departmental update. Sheila Kobliska updated the Board regarding the Integrated Counseling program provided through Pathways Behavioral Service in place at the New Hampton and Sumner-Fredericksburg Schools. Director Kobliska reported that assessments surveys will be sent out at a later date. She also reported that County Social Services will be adding another county to the region to make the total of 22 counties as part of the MH-DD redesign. She also reported that Chickasaw-Mitchell Case Management will be applying for status as an Integrated Mental Health Home and the other interested partner counties in northeast Iowa would also be involved in these Integrated Health Homes. Ms. Kobliska also gave the Board an update on the General Assistance. The Board allowed claims. The Board received and filed an Annual Update for Christensen Farms Midwest LLC-F092 (ID# 58128) in Section 36 of Bradford Township located at 1529 310th Street, Nashua, IA 50658. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn the meeting at 1:00 PM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion carried. ____________________________________ Rick Holthaus, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _______________________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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