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Monday, September 1, 2014 - Wednesday, September 3, 2014

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

SEPTEMBER 1-3, 2014

 

 

The Courthouse and offices were closed-Labor Day Holiday.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 9:30 AM with the following members present: Byrne, Holthaus, Andersen, and Zoll.   Absent:  Geerts.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus.  Mail was opened and distributed.  Also present was a member from the media. 

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Andersen to approve agenda for September 1-3, 2014. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve board minutes of August 25 & 26, 2014.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Emily Smart, representing HR Green, Inc., met with the Board for an update on the landfill.  Also present was Ken Rasing.   Discussion followed.  HR. Green, Inc. will continue to monitor the landfill and is scheduled to report again after its inspection in the Spring.

 

Ken Rasing met with the Board to discuss the 28E Agreement with Northeast Iowa Response Group (NIRG). Also present was Assistant County Attorney.  The County Attorneys Office reviewed the 28E agreement. 

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to enter into the 28E agreement with Northeast Iowa Response Group (NIRG) effective September 1, 2014 and authorize Chairman Signature.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.   Topics included:  maintenance and service of vehicles; maintenance of gravel roads; FEMA paperwork continues; work orders for various area; twin polycoated, north of Blazeks bridge; driveway work on 180th east of Kenwood; putting snow blower back together; mowing at shop and outshops; sign repairs as needed; getting detour signs ready V-48; blades out on gravels all week; V-56 edge rutting, Little Turkey area; BR0210, bridge removal; box culvert; setting culver this week, tomorrow; AutoCAD work; V-48 survey work quantities; IDOT audit on Ushers bridge; Annual report for IDOT; etc.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve the permit for Century Link to place buried cable in the county right of way along Asherton Avenue and thru 190th Street to 1895 Asherton Avenue as per the recommendation of the County Engineer.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve the permit for Hawkeye REC to place overhead power line and one anchor in the county right of way along 120th Street east of Odessa Avenue as per the recommendation of the County Engineer.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Sheriff Todd Miller met with the Board to discuss the exterior camera at the Jail Building. Also present was Chief Deputy Marty Hemann, Deputy Sheriff Ryan Shawver, and Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to accept the quote from RC Systems in the amount of $3,197.00 for an exterior camera at the Jail Building per the recommendation of the County Sheriff.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Sheriff Miller also discussed some concerns/issues about the use of K-9 funds.  Currently, the revenue in the K-9 funds comes from donations and grant money.  The Sheriff will present some additional information to the Board about the need for additional funding to cover the costs associated with training.

 

Land Use Administrator Staci Schutte met with Board to review and approve minor subdivision for Susan M. Busta.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Andersen to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on the Resolution for the minor subdivision for Susan M. Busta as per recommendation of the Land Use Administrator.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 09-02-14-29.  RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF parcel c in the south half of the southwest quarter and parcel d in the southeast quarter of the southwest quarter of Section 31, Township 96 north, range 11 west of the 5TH P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa. WHEREAS, on the 3rd Day of September 2014 at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of Parcel C in the South Half of the Southwest Quarter and Parcel D in the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 31, Township 96 North, Range 11 West of the 5th p.m., Chickasaw County, Iowa. WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of  Parcel C in the South Half of the Southwest Quarter and Parcel D in the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter Section 31, Township 96 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 3rd Day of September 2014. /ss/Rick Holthaus, Chairman, Board of Supervisors /ss Joan E. Knoll Auditor

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve the fireworks permit for Terry McCann.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

The Board recessed at Noon and reconvened at 1:00 PM.

 

CPC/TCM/GA Director Sheila Kobliska met with the Board for CSS update.

 

Ms.  Kobliska also reviewed the school counseling report.

 

Sheila Kobliska also gave the Board a departmental update.

 

Received and filed Bradford Township summary statement of receipts and disbursements annual report for FY 2013-2014.

 

Received and filed Dresden Township summary statement of receipts and disbursements annual report for FY 2013-2014.

 

Received and filed Chickasaw Township summary statement of receipts and disbursements annual report for FY 2013-2014.

 

The Board received and filed a short form annual updates for Whitetail Path, LLC (ID #New Site) in Section 13 of Stapleton Township, Lawler, IA 52154.

 

The Board received and filed a short form annual updates for Kout Brothers (ID # 56638) in Section 31 of Utica Township located at 2890 180th Street, Lawler, IA 52154.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn the meeting at 2:10 PM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

A department head meeting was held on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 9:00 AM at the Community Services Building. In addition Supervisors Holthaus, Zoll, Byrne, and Andersen, the department heads in attendance included Todd Miller, Dusten Rolando, Doug Welton, Sheila Kobliska, Brian Moore, Diane Murphy, Sue Breitbach, Kim Witcraft, Ken Rasing, and Joan Knoll.  Following the Department Head meeting, Sheila Kobliska conducted Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) training for various department heads.

 

 

 

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Rick Holthaus, Chairman                

Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

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Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 
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