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COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

DECEMBER 21 & 22, 2015

 

The Board convened on Monday, December 21, 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 Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to approve agenda for December 21 & 22, 2015.   Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to approve board minutes of December 14 & 15, 2015. Roll Call:  All Ayes.   Motion Carried.

 

Land Use Administrator Staci Schutte met with the Board for the approval of two minor subdivisions.

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan   to approve Resolution 12-21-15-44 and authorize Chairman Signature for the minor subdivision for Lynn Boeding.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 12-21-15-44  A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF parcel d in the south half of the southwest quarter of Section 31, Township 96 NORTH, Range 12 WEST OF THE 5TH P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa. WHEREAS, ON THE 21st  DAY of  December at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of Parcel D in the South Half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 31, Township 96 North, Range 12 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa was presented. WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of Parcel D in the South Half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 31, Township 96 North, Range 12 West in 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 21st DAY of December 2015. /ss/ Rick Holthaus Chairman, Board of Supervisors.  ATTEST:  /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

                  

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Geerts to approve Resolution 12-21-15-45 and authorize Chairman Signature for the minor subdivision for Michael Harmaning. Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION 12-21-15-45 A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF parcel E in the Southwest Quarter of the southwest quarter of Section 1, Township 95 NORTH, Range 14 WEST OF THE 5TH P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa. WHEREAS, ON THE 21st DAY of  December at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of Parcel E in the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 1, Township 95 North, Range 14 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa was presented.           WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of Parcel E in the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 1, Township 95 North, Range 14 West in 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 21st DAY of December 2015. /ss/ Rick Holthaus Chairman, Board of Supervisors.  ATTEST:  /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

Land Use Administrator Staci Schutte met with the Board to review FY 2016-17 budget.

 

The County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.  Topics included:  maintenance and service of vehicles; maintenance of gravel; ditch cleaning; clean up one-way equipment; cleaned shop; sign repair, replacement as needed; spot blading in various gravels; finishing up on snow fence installation; 12-18-15 5-one ways out, until 6:00 PM.; 12-19-15 2 one ways out 5:30-9:00 AM; burned brush pile, bull pasture; Mai’s corner, shaped dirt pile; culvert design, bridge design, day labor; sidewalk, sheriff’s office, measure; cleaning up old project files; FY 17 budget; mechanic interviews, offer by Wednesday; etc.

 

At 10:30 AM a member from the media was present.

 

Lawler Crane Creek Trail Committee representatives Debi Speltz, President; Bonnie Kuehner, Vice President; and Gail Stammeyer, Treasurer, gave the Board a presentation.  The committee will send a written request to the Board for their review.  The Crane Creek Trail Committee submitted a written request in the amount of $3,500.00 on December 22, 2015.  The request will be considered within the context of the total county budget.

 

The member from the media left at 11:00 AM

 

County Attorney Pat Wegman met with the Board to discuss law enforcement investigation. Also present were Sheriff Todd Miller and Chief Deputy Marty Hemann.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to enter into closed session under Iowa Code Section 21.5 (1) (g) at 11:34 A.M.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Carolan to exit closed session at 11:55 AM.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

The Board recessed at 11:56 AM. and reconvened at 1:00 P.M.

 

Chief Deputy Sheriff Marty Hemann met with the Board to review FY 2016-17 budget. Also present were Sheriff Todd Miller and a member from the media.

 

Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office a MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for D & D Farms Inc. (ID #61930) in Section 28 of New Hampton Township located at 2306 Odessa Ave., New Hampton, IA 50659.

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Andersen to adjourn the meeting at 3:24 PM. Roll Call:  All Ayes.   Motion Carried.

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 9:30 AM with the following members present: Holthaus, Geerts, Zoll, and Andersen. Absent: Carolan   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 to review FY 2016-17 budget.  Also present were Conservation Board members Tom Soenen and William Raine.

 

Conservation Director Brian Moore reviewed the 2015 Weed Commissioner’s Report.  Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Andersen to approve the 2015 Weed Commissioner’s Report and authorize Chairman’s Signature.  Roll Call:  Ayes:  Geerts, Holthaus, Zoll and Andersen.  Absent: Carolan.   Motion Carried.

 

Member from the media left at 10:55 AM.

 

The Board reviewed the employee’s written request for vacation carryover.

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Andersen to approve the employees written request for vacation carryover and the vacation carryover must be used by January 31, 2016.  Roll Call:  Ayes: Zoll, Geerts, Andersen and Holthaus.  Absent:  Carolan.  Motion Carried.

 

Supervisors Andersen and Carolan interviewed the two candidates on Thursday, December 17, 2015. Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Zoll to appoint Joanne Myrsiades as the Conservation Board Member District 1 for a five year term ending December 31, 2020.  Roll Call:  Ayes: Zoll, Geerts, and Andersen.  Abstain: Holthaus. Absent: Carolan.   Motion Carried.

 

Supervisors Andersen and Holthaus interviewed the two candidates on Thursday, December 17, 2015.  Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Andersen,  Seconded by Geerts to appoint James Cook  as the Board of Health member for a three year term expires January 2019.  Roll Call:  Ayes:  Andersen, Geerts, Zoll and Holthaus.  Absent:  Carolan.    Motion Carried.

 

Chickasaw County Coordinator of Disability Services Bobbi Jo O’Donnell met with the Board to review FY 2016-17 budget.

 

The Board recessed at 12:12 PM. and reconvened at 1:00 PM

 

Ken Rasing met with the Board to review FY 2016-17 budgets. Also present were Ginger Rasmussen, Staci Schutte and a member from the media.

 

Motion by Andersen, Seconded by Geerts to adjourn the meeting at 3:15 PM. Roll Call:  Ayes: Geerts, Zoll, Andersen and Holthaus.  Absent:  Carolan.    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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