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Monday, July 14, 2014 - Tuesday, July 15, 2014

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

JULY 14 & 15, 2014

 

The Board convened on Monday, July 14, 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.   At 10:15 AM also present was a member from the media.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for July 14 & 15, 2014. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve board minutes of July 7 & 8, 2014.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board to discuss and review carpet cleaning/new carpet for the Community Services Building.  Supervisors Holthaus and Andersen and Dave Gorman had looked at the carpet at the community services building. Dave Gorman will contact vendors to get estimates to replace the carpet in the office of the Public Health and Home Care Services Department and also contact Northeast Iowa Carpet Cleaning to get an estimate for the conference room, hallways, Veterans Affairs Office and update the Board at a later date.

 

Also Dave Gorman reviewed the quotes for carpet cleaning at the various other county building. Discussion followed.  It was the consensus of the Board to check with the County Attorney’s office regarding the lease agreement on the building.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to accept the quotes from Northeast Iowa Carpet Cleaning to clean the carpets on the first and second floor of the Courthouse in the amount of $584.06 and the CPC/TCM/GA office in the amount of $326.02.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Dave Gorman gave a departmental update.  Dave Gorman reported that the roofing project at the Community Services entry roof areas and Jail building roof has been completed.

 

County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.   Topics included:  maintenance and service of vehicles; maintenance of gravel roads; looked at conservation projects; Stevens Avenue crossroad pipe work; work orders in various areas; road closures for signing; sign repair in Utica Township; motorgraders out; spot rocking in various areas; mowing gravels; mowing hard surface roads; Division I, contract rock starts today; Division IV, contract rock next week; culvert, on Windsor Avenue, by 140th street, dirt work; dirt work, on Ushers bridge; V-48 plans, working on; midyear meeting in Ames; INRCOG this Thursday; mechanic starts August 4th, etc.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to hire of Edward Durnan as mechanic for the secondary road department as per recommendation of the County Engineer effective August 4, 2014 as per union contract.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to approve Resolution for bridge weight restriction posting as per recommendation of the County Engineer.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION NO. 07-14-14-27: WHEREAS, Chickasaw County completes an inspection of all bridges and structures on the Secondary Road System of Chickasaw County and WHEREAS, part of this inspection involves the recalculation of the safe load capacity of any structure showing remarkable deterioration of the structural components of that structure and WHEREAS, that structural evaluation has resulted in the recommendation to reduce the safe load capacity that can be supported by certain structures, NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors on this 14th day of July, 2014 as provided in Sections 321.471, 321.472, and 321.473, Code of Iowa to erect and/or maintain weight limit signs in advance of the following bridges located on the Local Secondary Road System as follows:

 

Bridge No.

Location

Gross Tons

Multiple Posting

111070

T1, T95N, R11W 

6

6-6-6

111290

N2,T95N, R12W

 

18,29,29

111390

T16, T95N, R12W

 

15,20, 20

019880

N30, T97N, R12W

 

24, 35, 35 and 1 truck only

 

Passed and approved this 14th day of July, 2014. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, Chickasaw County, Iowa.  /ss/ Rick Holthaus, Steve Geerts, Tim Zoll, Jason Byrne, John Andersen

ATTEST:  /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Chickasaw County Auditor

 

Sheriff Todd Miller met with the Board to discuss Mental Health transports. Also present were Chief Deputy Marty Hemann and County Attorney Pat Wegman.  Todd Miller gave out handout on Mental Health Transportation for discussion and for the Board to review.   It was the consensus of the Board that the Sheriff compiles a list of part-time-on call certified peace officer who may be interesting serving as transport officers and update the Board at a later date.  Sheriff Miller also gave a handout from Keltek Incorporated regarding mobile computing (computers for sheriff’s vehicles) for the Board’s to view.  Discussion followed. It was the consensus of the Board to review the material and meet with the Sheriff at a later date.

 

Todd Miller also gave a departmental update. 

 

Pat Wegman was present to discuss with the Board the Chickasaw County Employment Contract & Agreement for CPC/TCM/GA Director Sheila Kobliska.  Discussion followed.  It was the consensus of the Board to reschedule next week.

 

Veterans Affairs Director Dave Jacobsen met with the Board to appoint Veterans Affairs Commission Board member.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to appoint Lisa Wilker to the Veterans Affairs Commission Board for a three year term beginning July 1, 2014 as per recommendation of Veterans Affairs Director and Board of Supervisors.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve the Suspended Property Tax Certification List for FY 15 as per recommendation of the Department. of Human Services and CPC/TCM/ GA Director Sheila Kobliska.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

The Board discussed health insurance funding.

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at 12:40 PM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 9:30 AM with all members present:  Geerts, Zoll, Holthaus, Byrne, and Andersen.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present was a member from the media.

 

Public Health and Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock and Kandi Glick with IGHCP Trust and a vendor representative via phone conference to discuss flu shots. Also present was Assistant Administrator Diane Murphy.  Discussion followed.  It was the consensus of the Board to defer action at this time, let the Public Health Agency get certified by August 1, 2014, and continue to update the Board on the certification.

 

Kathy Babcock gave a departmental update.  Mrs. Babcock informed the Board that the client census is 123.  Kathy Babcock reviewed the Chickasaw County Public Health and Home Care Services Financial Report for FY 2013-2014.  Mrs. Babcock also reviewed with the Board a report she had compiled that listed the mileage reimbursement rates for a variety of 20 various sized Public Health Departments that indicated reimbursement amount that ranged from $.39 to $.56 with the average mileage reimbursement from these counties is $.503 or $.50.  Ms. Babcock also informed the Board that the Star Mentoring Program Coordinator Kim Boos resigned her position and that Maggie Johnson is now the Star Mentoring Program Coordinator.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to acknowledge that Jenny Frerichs declined employment as Part-time-on-call Homemaker aide effective June 30, 2014.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Sue Breitbach, Treasurer, met with the Board for review and approval of Semi Annual Report, with discussion following and review of bank balances.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to approve Treasurer’s semi-annual report for June 30, 2014, subject to audit.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Departmental cash certifications from fiscal year ending June 30, 2014 were reviewed.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to accept Departmental Cash Certifications and place on file, subject to audit.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

The Board reviewed the quarterly and annual reports for Auditor, Recorder and Sheriff.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Andersen to approve quarterly and annual reports for Auditor, Recorder and Sheriff, subject to audit.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Land Use Administrator Staci Schutte met with Board to review and approve minor subdivision for Randy Fisher. 

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Geerts to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on the Resolution for the minor subdivision for Randy Fisher as per recommendation of the Land Use Administrator.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION 07-15-14-26. A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF PARCEL C IN the northeast quarter of the southeast quarter of Section 9, Township 95 north, range 14 west of the 5TH P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa. WHEREAS, on the 15th Day of July  2014 at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of Parcel C in the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 9, Township 95 North, Range 14 West of the 5th p.m., Chickasaw County, Iowa.  WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of Parcel C in the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 9, Township 95 North, Range 14 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 15th day of July 2014. /ss/ Rick Holthaus, Chairman, Board of Supervisors.  ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

The Board reviewed and discussed the Cash Handling Procedures Policy. Discussion followed. It was the consensus of the Board to defer action after the next department head meeting scheduled Wednesday, August 13, 2014.

 

The Board discussed and reviewed the Facilities Use Policy.  Discussion followed.  Supervisor Andersen will revise the Facilities Use Policy and have the County Attorney’s Office review the policy.

 

The Board allowed claims.

 

The Board received and filed a manure management plans & plan updates for Bassett Pork (ID# 65315) in Section 30 of Deerfield Township located in 1748 Asherton Avenue, Ionia, IA 50645.

 

The Board received and filed an annual updates for Four Oaks LLC (ID# 59728) in Section 32 of Utica Township located in 2998 180th Street, Lawler, IA 52154.

 

The Board received and filed an annual updates for Mike Kurtenbach (ID# 67464) in Section 17 of Stapleton Township located in 2159 Stanley, Lawler, IA 52154.

 

Received and filed Stapleton Township Statement of Receipts and Disbursement Report for FY 2013-2014.

 

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to adjourn the meeting at 12:05 PM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 

 

____________________________________

Rick Holthaus, Chairman                                                                                                                                               Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

____________________________________

Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 
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