Monday, February 15, 2016
- Tuesday, February 16, 2016
COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
FEBRUARY 15 & 16, 2016
The Courthouse and offices
were closed on Monday, February 15, 2016 in observance of the Presidents’ Day Holiday.
The Board convened on Tuesday, February
16, 2016 at with all members present:Geerts, Carolan, Holthaus, Andersen, and
Zoll.The meeting was called to order by
Chairman Andersen.Mail was opened and
Motion by Carolan, Seconded
by Geerts to approve agenda for February 15 & 16, 2016.Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Carolan, Seconded
by Geerts to approve board minutes of February 8 & 9, 2016.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 roads; 2-8-16
one ways out at . to 5:00 PM;
2-8-16 motorgraders out at 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM; 2-9-16 everything out early 5:00
AM to 5:00 PM; 2-10-16 everything out early 5:00 AM to 5:00 PM; safety meeting
with Gallagher representative Chuck Goodman; mix salt & sand on Thursday;
2-12-16four one ways out , motorgraders
pushing back the snow; some repairs, snow equipment, push arms; snow blower
running, Gilmore & 180th , site distance; 2-13-16 five one ways
out at 5:30 AM-9:00 AM winds; 2-14-16 seven one ways out at 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM
and 8:30 AM-6:30 PM; 2-15-16 everything out at 5:00 AM to 12:45 PM for trucks
and 5:00 AM to 2:00 PM for motorgraders; 2-16-16 7:00 AM touchups, & treat
as needed; bridge repair list; bridge reports, filed; PCC recertification update; HMA recertification update; Boyd road bridge design, continues; day labor
projects; contracts sent to K-Construction, B22 box culvert; bridge lumber
quotes; sign posts quotes; farm to market fund spreadsheet; budget amendment,
budget & program FY 17 I.D.O.T.; etc.
Motion by Holthaus, Seconded
by Carolan to approve the permit for Windstream Iowa Communications to replace
buried cable in the county right of way on the west side of Gilmore Avenue from
170th Street south for approximately 2200’ as per the recommendation
of the County Engineer.Roll Call:All Ayes.Motion Carried.
HR consultant Paul Greufe met
with the Board to discuss Human Resources Consulting Services and other Human
Resources topics. Also present were Mark Huegel, Ginger Rasmussen, Staci
Schutte, Dusten Rolando, and Ken Rasing. Discussion followed.Ken Rasing, Ginger Rasmussen and Staci
Schutte will send Paul Greufe the revised job descriptions for his review.
AssistantCounty Attorney Mark Huegel and Land Use Administrator Staci
Schutte met with the Board to discuss the NortheastIowaRegionalAirport. Discussion followed.The Land Use office and the CountyAttorney’s office will contact all the parties and will
continue to update the Board on the progress on the project.
Received and filed in the
Auditor’s Office MMP short form for annual updates for Richland Ltd
L.L.C.-Richland Ltd., Finisher Farm (ID#61657) in Section 19 of Richland
Township located at 1647 290th Street, Ionia, IA50658.
Motion by Geerts, Seconded by
Carolan to adjourn the meeting at .Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Paul Greufe with PJ Greufe
& Associates met with the department heads at at the Courthouse in the Board Room to discuss HR
topics. Department heads in attendance included Brian Moore, Ray Armel, Mark
Huegel, Bobbi Jo O’Donnell, Pat Wegman, Ken Rasing,Dusten Rolando, Diane Murphy, Sue Breitbach,
Rick Holthaus, Dan Carolan, Tim Zoll, John Andersen and Joan Knoll.