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Monday, December 16, 2013 - Tuesday, December 17, 2013

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES DECEMBER 16 & 17, 2013 The Board convened on Monday, December 16, 2013 at 8:30 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, Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel, and a member from the public. Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve agenda for December 16 & 17, 2013. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to approve board minutes of December 9 & 10, 2013. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Prairie View Management, Inc. representative Sylvia Mork and Ken Rasing met with the Board to discuss the Public Water Supply at the Heritage Residence and provide a Heritage Residence progress report. Mr. Rasing gave the board an estimated cost to hook up to the City of New Hampton and also discussed the sewer system. Discussion followed. It was the consensus of the Board to discuss it further at budget time. Ken Rasing is still in the process of making arrangements to have the thermostats inspected and to replace or re-calibrate the thermostats as needed with the Community Care, Inc. director Tori Reicherts. The roof repairs have been completed and will be rechecked this Spring. Sheriff Todd Miller met with the Board to discuss the various city law enforcement contracts and provide a departmental update. Also present were Jeremy McGrath, Chief Deputy Marty Hemann, and County Attorney Pat Wegman. Discussion followed. It was the consensus of the Board that a committee be established for a communication board and Sheriff Miller to contact all mayors, council members, and stakeholders to meet and discuss communications. 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; 7 one ways out on Monday, December 9, 2013; 6 one ways out on Tuesday, December 10, 2013; 7 one ways out on Wednesday, December 11, 2013; and 1 one way out on Thursday, December 12, 2013; motorgraders out on Thursday, December 12 in drift areas; brushing in various areas, across areas; 7 one ways out on Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 8:00-11:00 AM; 7 one ways out on December 16, 2013 at 5:30 AM; sign repair, as needed, stop and stop ahead; Iowa county Engineers conference Tuesday-Thursday; started working on FY 15 budget; applications for Engineer Technician; day labor bridges, design, etc. The Board reviewed the 2014 rural recycling schedule with Jendro Sanitation. Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to approve the 2014 rural recycling schedule as recommended by Jendro Sanitation. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. 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 February 28, 2014. Roll Call: Ayes: Andersen, Byrne, Geerts, and Holthaus. Nays: Zoll. Motion Carried. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to approve Resolution to amend and correct resolution to amend departmental appropriations resolution No. 07-16-12-35. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION TO AMEND AND CORRECT RESOLUTION TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS RESOLUTION NO. 07-16-12-35 RESOLUTION NO. 12-16-13-32 WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa, passed, approved and adopted a Resolution to Amend Departmental Appropriations Resolution No. 07-16-12-35 on July 16, 2012 WHEREAS, the Resolution provided as follows: WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors approved a Departmental Appropriations Resolution on June 19, 2012 for all departments of the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012 in accordance with Section 331.434, Subsection 6, Code of Iowa, and WHEREAS, the appropriations approved on June19, 2012 are hereby amended in accordance with the attached sheet, for the following reasons: Secondary Road in the amount of $225,000.00; General Services in the amount of $95,000 and Economic Development-GB in the amount of $25,000 with no increase in current fiscal year taxes, and WHEREAS, the provision for General Services in said Resolution contained a scribner’s error in that the amount of $95,000.00 should in fact have been $105,000.00. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the original Resolution No. 07-16-12-35 is hereby corrected to reflect the actual General Services dollar amount of $105,000.00. PASSED, APPROVED, AND ADOPTED this 16th day of December 2013. AYES: /ss/ Rick Holthaus, Chairman, Steve Geerts, Tim Zoll, Jason Byrne, John Andersen. NAYS: NONE ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor County Attorney Pat Wegman meet with the Board to discuss Case No 8723—Chickasaw Co. Board of Health/Teamsters Local 238. Also present were Public Health and Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock and Assistant Administrator Diane Murphy. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to enter into closed session at 11:22 A.M under IA code Section 21.5 (1) (c). Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to exit closed session at 11:42 PM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at 12:05 PM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board convened on Tuesday, December 17, 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. Teamsters Union Representative Kevin McCombs met with the Board to present the union proposals. The Board allowed claims. Received and filed Jendro Sanitation rural recycling report for the month of December 2013. The board adjourned at 10:05 AM to attend the 28E Chickasaw-Mitchell Targeted Case Management Board annual meeting at the Mitchell County Community Services meeting room in Osage. The joint 28 E. Chickasaw-Mitchell Target Case Management Board convened at 11:10 AM at the Mitchell County Community Services Building. The meeting was called to order by Mitchell County Chairman Stan Walk: Present from Mitchell County was Supervisors Stan Walk, Shannon Paulus, Joel Voaklander, and County Auditor Lowell Tesch. Present from Chickasaw County were Supervisors Rick Holthaus, John Andersen, Jason Byrne, Tim Zoll and Steve Geerts and County Auditor Joan Knoll. Also present were Case Management Director Sheila Kobliska and Supervisor Megan Taets. Case Management Supervisor Megan Taets gave a review of the staff and their case loads. Case Management Director Sheila Kobliska reviewed with the Board the FY 2014-2015 case management budget. Direct and indirect costs were discussed. Salary increases were discussed. Motion by Voaklander, Seconded by Byrne to approve averaging the FY 15 wage increases from Chickasaw County and Mitchell County for all the targeted case managers except the Director. Mitchell County: Ayes: Voaklander, Paulus, Walk. Chickasaw County: Ayes: Andersen, Byrne, Zoll, Geerts, And Holthaus. Motion Carried. The 28E Bylaws were discussed. Both County Attorney’s will be asked to review the Bylaws and the 28E agreement. This will be reviewed at a later date. Supervisor Andersen left at 12:12 PM to attend another meeting. Sheila Kobliska gave a review of the agency. Looking at combining the agency with eight other counties. Also discussed Integrated Health Homes. Motion by Voaklander, Seconded by Geerts to adjourn the meeting at 12:25 PM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ____________________________________ Rick Holthaus, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _______________________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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