Monday, November 2, 2015
- Tuesday, November 3, 2015
COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
NOVEMBER 2 & 3, 2015
The Board convened on Monday,
November 2, 2015 at with all members
present: Carolan, Holthaus, Geerts, Zoll, and Andersen.The meeting was called to order by Chairman
Holthaus.Mail was opened and
Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Andersen to approve agenda for November 2
& 3, 2015.Roll Call:All Ayes.Motion Carried.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Carolan to approve board minutes of
October 26 & 27, 2015. Roll Call:All
Land Use Administrator Staci Schutte met with the Board for the
approval of a minor subdivision.
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to approve Resolution 11-02-15-40
and authorize Chairman Signature for the minor subdivision for Harold Glaser
Estate as per the recommendation of the Land Use Administrator.Roll Call:All Ayes.Motion Carried.
RESOLUTION 11-02-15-40 A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION
PLAT OF Parcels b, c, d, e, f and g in the east
HALF of Section 5, Township 95 NORTH, Range 13 WEST OF THE 5TH P.M.,
Chickasaw County, Iowa.WHEREAS, ON THE 2ndDAY of November at a regular meeting by
the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of Parcels
B, C, D, E, F and G in the East Half of Section 5, Township 95 North, Range 13
West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa was presented.WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of
Parcels B, C, D, E, F and G in the East Half of Section 5, Township 95 North,
Range 13 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 2ndDAY of NOVEMBER 2015. /ss/ Rick Holthaus,
Chairman, Board of Supervisors.ATTEST:/ss/ Joan E. Knoll,
Member from the media was present at .
The County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road
included:maintenance and service of
vehicles; maintenance of gravel; entrance permits in various areas; ditch
cleaning in various areas; work orders in various areas; winter service
vehicles, dump trucks; placed snow equipment on some trucks; sign repair in
various areas; edge rutting in various areas on V-56; spot rocking in several
locations; PCC patching on
Waucoma road, finish up tomorrow; day labor, box culvert, Ridgeway Blvd.;
Nelson Quarry rock sample, gradation; day labor projects, drainage areas; ALICE
training this Friday; advertising mechanic this week and next week; posting 6
bridges, weight restrictions; FY 16 budget amendment; etc.
Motionby Carolan, Seconded by
Geerts to enter into an agreement with the City of Fredericksburg for the
concrete and asphalt paving done on the center 22 feet, shoulder, and asphalt
approaches outside the center 22 feet on V-48 as per the recommendation of the
County Engineer.Roll Call:All Ayes.Motion Carried.
Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to approve Resolution 11-02-15-39
as per the recommendation of the CountyEngineer.Roll Call:All Ayes.Motion Carried. RESOLUTION
11-02-15-39 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 2nd day of
November, 2015 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:
E4, T96N, R13W
Passed and approved this 2nd day of November, 2015. BOARD OF
SUPERVISORS, Chickasaw County, Iowa /ss/ Rick
Holthaus, Steve Geerts, Tim Zoll, John Andersen and Dan Carolan.
ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Chickasaw County Auditor
Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board to discuss the showers at the
jail facility.Dave Gorman presented two
quotes for the wall showers fixtures at the jail facility for the Board to
review.Dave Gorman informed the Board
that the vendor would have to order two wall shower fixtures for the showers at
the jail facility.Discussion followed.
Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Andersen to accept the quote from Geerts
Plumbing & Heating in the amount of $1968.75 per unit (installed) for a
total amount of $3,937.50.Roll Call:
Ayes:Carolan, Andersen, Zoll and
Chief Deputy Marty Hemann met with the Board to discuss the FY 15-16
Communication billing for the City of Nashua.Also present were Ken Rasing and Assistant County
Attorney Mark Huegel.Discussion
followed.It was the consensus of the
Board that a meeting be scheduled for all parties after the November 3, 2015 city election.
CountyAttorney Pat Wegman met
with the Board to review the proposed Syngenta Litigation/Attorney Employment
Contract.Also present was Assistant
County Attorney Mark Huegel.Discussion
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to enter into the Syngenta
Litigation/Attorney Employment Contract and authorize Chairman Signature.Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board discussed the upcoming FY 15-16 County Budget Amendment.
Member from the media left at
Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to adjourn the meeting at Roll Call:All Ayes.Motion Carried.
The Board convened on Tuesday,
November 3, 2015 at with all the members
present: Holthaus, Andersen, Zoll, Carolan and Geerts.The meeting was called to order by Chairman
Holthaus.Mail was opened and
Brian Quirk met with the Board to request permission to use the lobby
and restrooms located on the first floor of the Courthouse on Veteran’s
Day.Also present was Assistant County
Attorney Mark Huegel.Discussion
Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts that the Board authorizes the
custodian to open the first floor of the Courthouse from 10:00 AM to
approximately 12:00 Noon for the convenience of the public attending the
Veterans Day ceremonies on the Courthouse grounds that are scheduled to begin
at 11:00 AM. November 11,
Call:Ayes: Andersen, Carolan, Geerts
and Holthaus.Nays:Zoll.Motion Carried.
Member from the media present.
Ken Rasing met with the Board for an update on the auction held on October 15, 2015 at the OldVetsBuilding.The auction totaled sales were $3,176.50
minus the auctioneer fee of $150.00 equals the total income of $3,026.50.The Sheriff’s department will receive
$1777.50; Secondary Road $275.00 and the
General fund will receive $974.00.The
advertising and Landfill expenses will be paid out of the General fund.
Mr. Rasing also gave an update on the air conditioning unit in the
basement of the Jail facility.Also
present were Dennis Ungs, Doug Welton, Chief Deputy Marty Hemann and Assistant
County Attorney Mark Huegel.Ken Rasing
informed the Board that the contractor continues to work on the air
conditioning unit in the basement in the jail facility.After the final inspection of the air
conditioning unit in the basement of the jail facility, the contractor will submit
a bill to the County for payment.
Member from the media left at .
The Board allowed claims.
Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP short form for Annual
Update for James Heffelmeier-Whitetail (ID#61488) in Section 19 of Chickasaw
Township located at 1089 230th
Street, Nashua, IA50658.
Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at .Roll
Call:All Ayes.Motion Carried.