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Monday, December 7, 2015 - Tuesday, December 8, 2015

                                                             

 

 

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

DECEMBER 7 & 8, 2015

 

The Board convened on Monday, December 7, 2015 at 9:30 AM with all members present: Carolan, Holthaus, Geerts, Zoll, and Andersen.   The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus.   Mail was opened and distributed. 

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Carolan to approve agenda for December7 & 8, 2015.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to approve board minutes of November 30 & December 1, 2015. Roll Call:  All Ayes.   Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Andersen to acknowledge the hiring of Shelley McShane as part-time-on call nurse effective December 1, 2015 at $20.45 per hour.  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.  Topics included:  maintenance and service of vehicles; maintenance of gravel; 11-30-15 one ways out at 5:00 AM; 12-1-15 3 one ways out at 7:30 AM; 12-2-15 7 one ways out at 5:00 AM; mixed sand and salt; washing sanders; limited hauling rock, potholes; lightly scraping areas potholes, motorgraders today; sign repairs, changing faded signs; brushing various areas; snow fence posts,

snow fence still need to be replaced; bridge repair, hole in approach 115th & Asherton; road annual report submitted to IDOT; survey work, bridge design; day labor box design; Heartland Risk meeting on Friday; budget started FY 17; mechanic interviews next week; ICEA conference Ames this week; etc.

 

Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board to review FY 2016-2017 budgets.

 

At 11:00 AM. a member from the media present.

 

Chief Deputy Marty Hemann met with the Board for a departmental update.

 

Member from the media left at 12:11 PM

 

Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to enter into closed session under Iowa Code Section 21.5 (1) (g) at 12:13 PM.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.  

 

Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Andersen to exit closed session at 1:10 PM.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at 1:11PM. Roll Call:  All Ayes.   Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 9:30 AM with all members present: Carolan, Holthaus, Geerts, Zoll, and Andersen.   The meeting was called to order by Chairman Holthaus.   Mail was opened and distributed.  Also present was a member from the media.

 

Conservation Director Brian Moore met with the Board for departmental update. Also present Dennis Steinlage. Brian informed the Board on the following topics: Gilmore Wapsi Access-received payment from the IDNR for tile damage; Herman and Hulda Schroeder Preserve-installed 12 inch tile for drainage (approximately 30 acres). Doug Kleiss will pay for all of the costs associated with the installation.  Brian Moore will contact County Attorneyís Office for easements to the property for the future. Purchase of new mower: Plan to send specs to vendors with the opening of bids in January and/or February 2016. Airport Lake Shower House project: The repairs are completed except for the fan which will be installed next Spring.  The Conservation Board approved the final payment in the amount of 12,168.60. Chickasaw Park Canoe Launch: Brian talked to IDNR last month, gave the IDNR additional information and determining the location next week. Split Rock Park Beach: The plan to move the beach was placed on hold until next Spring. Howard Woods: Brian will contact County Attorneyís office regarding the transfer and will continue to research the project. Sale of Ford F350 truck: Start the process of the sale.

 

Ken Rasing provided the Board a departmental update on the Landfill.  Ken Rasing plans to send the City of Fredericksburg the Treatment Agreement form from the Iowa Department of Natural Resource for their review.

 

Ken Rasing reviewed with the Board the Access/Policy & Procedures for Chickasaw County Courthouse with the Board.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to approve the Access/Policy & Procedures for Chickasaw County Courthouse effective January 1, 2016.  Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Geerts, Andersen and Holthaus. Nays: Carolan.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to adjourn the meeting at 12:05 PM. 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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