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Monday, November 3, 2014 - Tuesday, November 4, 2014

 

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

NOVEMBER 3 & 4, 2014

 

The Board convened on Monday, November 3, 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.   A member from the media was also present. 

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for November 3 & 4, 2014. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Andersen to approve board minutes of October 6 & 7, 2014.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Prairie View Management, Inc. representative Sylvia Mork met with the Board to discuss the Grant Award Contract between INRHC and Prairie View Management, Inc-Heritage Residence.  Also present was Sarah Dungey. Ms. Mork also gave a departmental update.

 

Sylvia Mork discussed with the Board the Grant Award Contract between INRHC and Prairie View Management, Inc-Heritage Residence. The first stage of the grant award is in the amount of $10,000 and the second stage was in the amount of $20,000.  There is a 30% match.  The first stage will address improvement to the air handling system and exterior door replacement and lighting.  Prairie View Management Inc. is asking the county to share the match expense 50/50.  Discussion followed.  The County Attorneyís office reviewed the contract and the concerns were either addressed or Sylvia Mork will research the concerns and update the Board at a later date.

 

It was the consensus of the Board that Prairie View Management, Inc to proceed with the project.

 

County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.   Topics included:  maintenance and service of vehicles; maintenance of gravel roads; ditch cleaning permits in various areas; entrance permits in various areas, installing snow equipment #34 and #39; replacing signs, as needed, faded signs; mowed hard surface; crack filling on the Jerico road; spot rocking in various areas; motorgraders out all week; start next week, snow equipment motorgraders; bridge repair, repair sheet in various areas; survey, structural culverts, day labor; final plans, pavement markings, submitted, final plans, V-48 submitted; interviews equipment operator, union negotiations started.

 

Dr. Garry Cole and Sally Cole met with the Board to discuss bridge #111600.  Discussion followed.  The County Engineer will update Dr. Cole and Mrs. Cole if there were any changes.

 

Sheriff Todd Miller met with the Board to discuss the hiring of a Deputy Sheriff. Also present was County Attorney Pat Wegman and Chief Deputy Marty Hemann.  Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to authorize the Sheriff to start the hiring process of a deputy sheriff to fill the position.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Mr. Miller also discussed with the Board the purchase of body armor.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to authorize the purchase of up to 8 sets of body armor not exceeding $600.00 per set as per the recommendation of the County Sheriff.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to approve the liquor license for Poor Richards.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to approve the resolution to amend departmental appropriations for FY 2014-2015 for the E-911.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

RESOLUTION TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS RESOLUTION NO. 11-3-14-38. WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors approved a Departmental Appropriations Resolution on June 9, 2014 for all departments of the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 in accordance with Section 331.434, Subsection 6, Code of Iowa, and WHEREAS, the appropriations approved on June 9, 2014 are hereby amended in accordance with the attached sheet, for the following reasons:  E-911: Increase of $100,000 for E-911 equipment with no increase in current fiscal year taxes. PASSED, APPROVED, AND ADOPTED this 3rd day of November 2014.  AYES: /ss/ Rick Holthaus, John Andersen, Jason Byrne, Tim Zoll, Steve Geerts.  NAYS:   None. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

The Board also discussed the fundraiser pledge cards.

 

It was the consensus of the Board to disallow payroll stuffers regarding fundraisers and pledge cards.

 

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

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 9:30 AM with the following members present:  Geerts, Holthaus, Byrne, and Andersen.   Absent:  Zoll.   The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed.    A member from the media was also present. 

 

The Board allowed claims

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to adjourn the meeting at 11:50 AM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 9:30 AM with the following members present:  Geerts, Holthaus, and Andersen.   Absent:  Zoll and Byrne.   The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed.     

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to approve agenda for November 6, 2014. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to adopt Resolution for administrative recount as per Code of Iowa Chapter 50.50 as per the recommendation of the County Auditor.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION NO. 11-6-14-39 ADMINISTRATIVE RECOUNT      WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors, pursuant to Chapter 50.50 of the Code of Iowa, orders an administrative recount of all votes cast in the voting precincts of the Absentee, New Hampton Rural, and Stapleton (including the City of Lawler) in Chickasaw County for the General Election held on November 4, 2014 as requested by the County Auditor, Joan E. Knoll. PASSED, APPROVED, AND ADOPTED this 6th day of November 2014. AYES:  /ss/ Rick Holthaus, John Andersen, Steve Geerts.  NAYS:  None.   ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at 10:10 AM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

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Rick Holthaus, Chairman                                                                                                                                               Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

 

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Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 
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