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Monday, December 22, 2014 - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

 

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

DECEMBER 22 & 23, 2014

 

The Board convened on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 9:30 AM with all members present: Byrne, Andersen, Geerts, Holthaus, and Zoll.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus.  Mail was opened and distributed.  Also present was member from the media. 

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for December 22 & 23, 2014. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Byrne to approve board minutes of December 15 & 16, 2014.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Steve Lynch, Kathy Huegel, and Roger Hansen met with the Board to present the Compensation Board recommendations for the elected officials for FY15-16. The Compensation Board reviewed with the Board the reasons for the percentage increase among the elected officials.  The recommendation was received and placed on file.

The Board deferred any action until the next meeting. 

 

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to approve the Resolution authorizing an expenditure of $500 for Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) Rural Business Acceptance Program Partnership.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION NO. 12-22-14-49

AUTHORIZING AN EXPENDITURE OF $500.00 FOR NORTHEAST IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (NICC) RURAL BUSINESS ACCEPTANCE PROGRAM PARTNERSHIP   WHEREAS, the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors desire to promote county and area wide economic development and expansion;    WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has considered the $500.00 funding request by the Economic Development Director of Chickasaw County for county participation in the Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) Rural Business Acceptance Program Partnership, and has decided there is merit for joining the partnership, for the following reasons: 1.  Approximately half of Chickasaw Countyís residents live in the unincorporated area. 2.  NICC Rural Business Acceptance Program partnership provides entrepreneurial training.     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors, this 22nd   day of December, 2014 to adopt this resolution for an expenditure of $500.00 to be paid from the Economic Development Fund of the Local Option Sales Tax, have been voted, and adopted by motion by the Board of Supervisors.      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, by the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County that the County Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to issue a warrant for $500.00 for the Chickasaw Countyís participation with New Hampton Economic Development for NICC Rural Business Acceptance Program Partnership.  PASSED AND ADOPTED this 22nd day of December 2014.

AYES: /ss/ Rick Holthaus, Steve Geerts, Tim Zoll, John Andersen, Jason Byrne.  NAYS:  NONE

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

 

County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.   Topics included:  maintenance and service of vehicles; maintenance of gravel roads; brushing in various areas across county; reviewing township maps, pipes across each; cleaned up shop, sign repair as needed; boom mower out in various areas; spraying cut brush; 12-20-14 one ways out 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Saturday; channel cross section surveys, bridges; preliminary bridge work on B22 box culvert; started working on budget; INRCOG meeting on Thursday in Waterloo; bridge foreman position posted, etc.

 

County Engineer reviewed the Resolution for County-On-Road Structure Policy with the Board.  The Board deferred taking action until the County Engineer has had County Attorneyís Office review the Resolution.

 

The Board discussed the Magistrate Commission.  According to Iowa Code, the Board shall appoint 3 electors to the magistrate appointing commission for the county for a six year term beginning January 1 and each sixth year thereafter.  Currently serving are Scott McGregor, Grace Nelson, and Donald Flick. 

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to re-appoint Scott McGregor, Grace Nelson and  Donald Flick to Magistrate Commission effective January 1, 2015 for a six year term.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn the meeting at 11:02 AM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 9:30 AM with the following members present:   Holthaus, Byrne, and Geerts.  Absent: Andersen and Zoll.   The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus. Mail was opened and distributed.   

 

Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to adjourn the meeting at 11:25 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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