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Monday, March 24, 2014 - Tuesday, March 25, 2014

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES MARCH 24 & 25, 2014 The Board convened on Monday, March 24, 2014 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. Also present was a member from the media. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve the agenda for March 24 & 25, 2014. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to approve board minutes of March 17 & 18, 2014. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board briefly discussed the Connect Iowa initiative. Supervisor Anderson indicated that he had conferred with Tammy Robinson, New Hampton Economic Development Director. The City of New Hampton participated in a Connect Iowa assessment in 2012. Whether it is appropriate for Chickasaw County to pursue additional action with respect to Connect Iowa will depend to some degree to the assessment report produced by the Connect Iowa staff. Ms. Robinson is having that report forwarded to Supervisor Andersen. The County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included: maintenance and service of vehicles, maintenance of gravel roads; hauling patch rock, wash areas; blower out off and on all week; motorgraders out pushing and cutting; backhoe, excavators, out opening up water areas; 3-19-14 one ways out; 3-20-14 one ways out at 5:30 AM; stripping some snow equipment; fixing mailboxes as needed; closing and opening roads, water 165th and 170th street; AGG certification, Roman, in Mason City; Ushers bridge, west pier, pile, footing poured; west pier stem poured, work continues; INRCOG in Waterloo, no projects was awarded to Chickasaw County for the next two years; reviewed budget for FY 14; etc. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to approve Fireworks permit for Dairy Days. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Andersen to approve the New Hampton Golf & Country Club Liquor License. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Supervisor Holthaus gave the Board an update on the Heartland meeting held on Thursday, March 20, 2014. Supervisor Byrne gave the Board an update on the RC & D meeting and the Board of Health meeting. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at Noon. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board convened on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 9:30 AM with all the members present: Geerts, Zoll, Holthaus, Andersen, and Byrne. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present was a member from the media. City of New Hampton Economic Development Director Tammy Robinson met with the Board to discuss Cedar Valley Regional Partnership Market Funding for FY 2014-2016. The Cedar Valley Regional Partnership Market is a two year program. Tammy Robinson asked the Board if they would contribute $1362.50 to the Cedar Valley Regional Partnership Market Funding for FY 2014 and the City of New Hampton will contribute for FY 2015. Tammy Robinson will research it further and contact the Auditor’s Office. The Board deferred action until the next Board meeting. Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board for an update on the carpet at the Jail Building. Also present was Sheriff Todd Miller. Discussion followed. It was the consensus of the Board that Custodian Dave Gorman contacts the vendors for quotes for new carpet in the hallway, steps, and interview room at the Jail Building and updates the Board of his findings. Sheriff Todd Miller gave the Board a departmental update. Land Use Administrator Staci Schutte met with Board to review and approve minor subdivision for Scott Benner. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on the Resolution for the minor subdivision for Scott Benner. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 03-25-14-11. A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF PARCEL B IN THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 95 NORTH, RANGE 11 WEST OF THE 5TH P.M., CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA WHEREAS, ON THE 25th DAY of MARCH 2014 at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of Parcel B in the Southeast Quarter of Section 31, Township 95 North, Range 11 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa was presented. WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of Parcel B in the Southeast Quarter of Section 31, Township 95 North, Range 11 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 25th DAY of MARCH 2014. /ss/ Rick Holthaus, Chairman, Board of Supervisors. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor Paul Greufe with PJ Greufe & Associates met with Board for an update on Human Resources. Paul Greufe has completed 5 of the 7 of the List of Priorities (High Priority) from the Human Resources audit report that was discussed at the August 19, 2013 meeting. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to enter into a one year contract with Paul Greufe of PJ Greufe & Associates for a total of $18,000. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. It was the consensus of the Board that the County Attorney’s Office reviews the contract. Paul Greufe with PJ Greufe & Associates met with the Board for a union contract update. Also present was Sheriff Todd Miller. Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to enter into exempt strategy closed session as per Iowa Code Section 20; Section 17.3 at 12:15 PM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Discussion followed. Supervisor Andersen left at 12:32 PM for an appointment. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to exit closed session at 12:37 PM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board allowed claims. The Board received and filed a Manure Management Plan for Reicksview- Conroy-Pearwood Creek LLC (ID# New Site) in Section 35 of Washington Township. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to adjourn the meeting at 12:38 PM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ____________________________________ Rick Holthaus, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: ___________________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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